Smith blitz gets Pune off to winning start Smith blitz gets Pune off to winning start
- April 07, 2017

The Mumbai Indians also have a strong batting lineup, with captain Rohin Sharma getting support from the likes of Ambati Rayudu, Lendl Simmons, Jos Buttler , Kieron Pollard, Parthiv Patel, and Siddhesh Lad. Steve Smith heaped praise for leggi Imran Tahir , who took three wickets to restrict Mumbai to 184 for 8. He was finally dismissed when Nitish Rana pulled off an excellent catch at deep square leg off the bowling of Tim Southee. (more...)
Richmond Annex Senior Center welcomes families to annual egg hunt
- April 07, 2017

Free admission, but children should bring their own Easter baskets. Eggs are donated by Title Max. Co-organizer Martina Dopf hanging out with the Easter bunny at last year's event. For toddlers through fifth grade. Easter egg hunt , games and crafts. Contact Patty Take at 618-580-4469 if you would like to help. There are also a few other Easter Egg hunts available in the area. (more...)
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino makes title race claim
- April 06, 2017

Spurs have not claimed a title under Pochettino since he took over the reins at the club in 2014, losing in the League Cup final in 2015 and falling short in the Premier League championship race last season. Winks, 21, was stretchered off during Tottenham's 2-0 win at Burnley on Saturday after landing awkwardly on his ankle. That could be cut again on Wednesday with Chelsea facing a hard match with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, while Tottenham visit struggling Swansea City. (more...)
Russell Westbrook achieves 41st Triple-Double
- April 06, 2017

We talked about the points already, but the most glaring stat is his two turnovers - the guy who averages 5.4 a game had just two while dishing out 13 dimes. Russell Westbrook is averaging 31.9 points and 10.4 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.4 points and 4.3 rebounds . There is no sign of Westbrook slowing down in the near future either. (more...)
Plays in Garbage Time have some in NBA getting trashed
- April 06, 2017

THE Indiana Pacers erased a 19-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors , 108-90, on Tuesday in Indianapolis (Wednesday, Manila time ) stopping a three-game losing run. I'm very much a stats guy, but despite Lance only being 2 for 7 shooting at one point (he'd end the night 5 of 10), he was giving IN a boost. The loss could be devastating for the Pacers, who are in a dogfight with the Heat, Bulls and suddenly surging Hornets for the final playoff spot in the East. (more...)
Henley earns week at Augusta National
- April 05, 2017

Henley finished at 20-under 268 and won the event by three shots. And although trouble followed at the par-three ninth, he soon got hot again to triumph with a degree of comfort. "Wow. Yeah, then I guess it's definitely the best round (of my career)". "He's been putting really well since yesterday and the last few days, and then I haven't been putting really well, not like the first two rounds". (more...)
LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers
- April 04, 2017

Cleveland brought consistent effort on the offensive end and made IN work for their baskets. A pair of James dunks put the Cavs up three, but George scored after a bad Iman Shumpert turnover and Miles hit another three to put the Pacers up 104-102. (more...)
Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Islanders - 4/2/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Islanders - 4/2/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- April 04, 2017

NY collected points in each of its last seven trips to Buffalo (4-0-3) and 12 of 13 overall encounters (7-1-5) after splitting the first two meetings of the season. Evander Kane , with his team-leading 27th goal, and Zemgus Girgensons scored for Buffalo in a game the Sabres never led. "I've just got to be better". (more...)
Curry scores 29, leads Warriors' rally over Spurs 110-98
- April 03, 2017

Houston took an 85-83 lead into the fourth after officials reviewed Sam Dekker's earlier jumper at the 2:59 mark of the third that was initially called a shot clock violation. 8 Warriors jersey by Warriors COO Rick Welts. "It's hard for you to just craft a rule out for the top players", he said. "Three days ago at home, we spotted them 17 points and then we got back in the game, and it didn't work our way", Harden said. (more...)
If price is right, Patriots and Adrian Peterson could be a fit
- April 03, 2017

Adrian Peterson, eternal free agent. He previously visited the Seahawks. The team now has Dion Lewis , James White , Rex Burkhead and D.J. Just when you thought the Patriots offseason moves were finally over, now Adrian Peterson is now set to meet with the defending Super Bowl champions. (more...)
Miami Open: Kyrgios beats Zverev to face Federer in semis Miami Open: Kyrgios beats Zverev to face Federer in semis
- April 02, 2017

Nadal's opponent Sunday will be the victor of Friday night's match between Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios. The 19-year-old Zverev saved four of five break points and won 75 per cent of his service points. The Swiss star feels he was lucky to secure the win as he bids to add to his Australian Open and Indian Wells crowns this season. But the British number one battled back to break Williams on three occasions on her way to sealing victory shortly after midnight local time . (more...)
Leicester sink Stoke as Craig Shakespeare joins star managers in record books
- April 02, 2017

It's our main focus, especially this coming week. "We thought it was best to let him go home rather than spread it. Demarai had a very good game". Leicester have won four games on the bounce - including a 2-0 Champions League triumph over Sevilla last month - since Craig Shakespeare replaced Claudio Ranieri at the helm. (more...)
Tottenham raises pressure on Chelsea with 2-0 win at Burnley Tottenham raises pressure on Chelsea with 2-0 win at Burnley
- April 02, 2017

I was pleased with the team we picked and the way we delivered a performance until the goal, which defused us and it gave them a lift. In other matches played on Saturday in the EPL, Hull City beat West Ham United 2-1, while Manchester United drew goalless with West Brom. (more...)
Raiders already taking deposits for Las Vegas stadium
- April 02, 2017

I also see the joy on the faces of our new fans in Las Vegas . "I couldn't be more excited for the fans and residents of Clark County as we move forward with the Raiders and the Rebels". On Monday, 31 out of 32 team owners voted to approve the Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas . The Raiders have been on the move quite a bit in their almost six decades as a pro football franchise. (more...)
Rebecca Lobo Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame Rebecca Lobo Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
- April 02, 2017

The high school-to-NBA product did not enjoy the opportunity of playing in an NBA Finals but was one of the league's premier scorers of the 21st century. It was the first year that Self was on the ballot and he becomes the 20th person associated with Kansas basketball to be inducted. Of the eight head basketball coaches Kansas has had in its history (a remarkable number in and of itself), Self is the fifth to be named a Hall of Famer, joining James Naismith (duh), Phog Allen, Larry Brown, ... (more...)
Texas Republicans defend 'bathroom bill' as North Carolina tweaks its law Texas Republicans defend 'bathroom bill' as North Carolina tweaks its law
- April 01, 2017

The new law also denies LGBT people state legal protections in other areas such as employment and housing. An Associated Press investigation showed the state was set to lose more than $3.76 billion over the next 12 years because of the law. (more...)
Thursday's roundup: Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead
- April 01, 2017

The 28-year-old American did not drop a shot throughout Thursday's opening round as he earned a one-stroke lead in Texas. He won at last month's Honda Classic, hammering a quality field by four shots, despite a scrappy end and, in his last event, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he showed up well to finish in the top 12. (more...)
Fognini in Miami Open semis with win over Nishikori Fognini in Miami Open semis with win over Nishikori
- March 31, 2017

Fabio Fognini defeated Kei Nishikori 6-4 6-2 to become the first unseeded player in 10 years to reach the semi-finals of the Miami Open. Nishikori, who lost to Novak Djokovic in last year's Miami final, will face the victor of Tuesday's match between American Donald Young and Italy's Fabio Fognini . (more...)
Tony Romo could retire and replace CBS's Phil Simms Tony Romo could retire and replace CBS's Phil Simms
- March 30, 2017

He played one series this past year for us and was very productive like he has been throughout his career. By SportsDay Cowboys Insider David Moore's examination of the situation, "the Cowboys are trying to make Houston, and to a lesser extent Denver, sweat just enough to consider a trade ". (more...)
Archie Miller Named IU Men's Basketball Coach Archie Miller Named IU Men's Basketball Coach
- March 30, 2017

Miller, through his comments, made it clear just how important his new "family" of players is going to be. If they don't, IU basketball will be in an endless cycle of angst. "There were three big things - No. 1, he sees the opportunity as I do; No. 2, he embraces the expectations; and No. 3, it's IN centered". I think our teams at Dayton were known for great ball movement, unselfishness. (more...)