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Sports Patriots sign WR Hawkins to 1-year deal
Author: 0 Patriots sign WR Hawkins to 1-year deal

UPDATE (5:07 p.m.): The New England Patriots announced Wednesday that they have released wide receiver Devin Street , although they have not officially confirmed a deal with Andrew Hawkins . "I said that it was about joining a contender". The Patriots are apparently determined to sign as many wide receivers as possible this offseason. It was also the only season he played in all 16 games.

Sports After Game 3 meltdown, Penguins bench Marc Andre-Fleury for Matt Murray
Author: 0 After Game 3 meltdown, Penguins bench Marc Andre-Fleury for Matt Murray

The Ottawa Senators will play their biggest game since the 2007 Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday night, and there's a good chance they won't do so in front of a sellout crowd. The Sens have a record of 4-0 in afternoon games this playoff season, with all four of those wins coming in overtime. One more for the coach: Get your team on the ice Monday.

Sports Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback
Author: 0 Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Her best result in the French Open is the semi-final she reached in 2012, and it would be a tough ask for her to make her return at Roland Garros "given the physicality required to play on clay", per Cambers. Surgeons spent nearly four hours repairing tendons and nerves on her left hand - her playing hand. Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka also announced her plans to return to action in the grass-court season, after giving birth to her son Leo in December.

Sports Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead
Author: 0 Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Even so, an investigation will still be conducted . Kennedy was a dominating defensive player who was a strong run stopper and could also get to the quarterback. "I've been truly blessed - blessed to have been surrounded by so many people that care, blessed to have supporters on and off the field, and blessed to have great parents to keep me humble".

Author: 0 Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

The lurid tale of Aaron Hernandez has come to a tragic end, but the media circus surrounding his rise to fame, and his self-orchestrated downfall, has yet to subside. Less than two weeks after his suicide in a MA prison, a judge has ruled that the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez will be vacated. He has previously called on the Patriots to pay out any money now owed to Aaron Hernandez's estate , in hopes it would end up in the hands of Lloyd's family.

Author: 0 Allegri backs Juventus for Champions League glory

Brazilian Dani Alves was the inspiration in the second-leg in Turin, setting up the first goal for Mario Mandzukic before scoring the second on the stroke of half-time with a fantastic volley. Subasic punched clear a corner but it fell to Alves , who volleyed it into the back of the net from outside the area. But Jardim posited that his players did their best in both legs of the semi-final against Juventus .

Author: 0 Everton boss Ronald Koeman confident of kicking on next season

However, the team could still end the season on a high note by winning the FA Cup final next season. Kroenke has faced increasing criticism from Gunners supporters in recent years, with some fans viewing him as an absentee owner who is more interested in profit than trophies.

Sports Rob Gronkowski gets new contract, chance to double salary
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski gets new contract, chance to double salary

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could become the NFL's highest-paid player at his position in 2017 after agreeing to an incentive-laden restructured contract with the franchise Tuesday. According to Spotrac, Jimmy Graham of the Seahawks is now scheduled to be the tight end position's top earner next season at $10 million. The playing time incentives might be hard, but Gronkowski can reach the highest tier through his production.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are back where they belong

Writing in his BBC Sport column, Crooks was detailing the players in his team of the season, and praised Coutinho for an outstanding campaign, but also suggesting that qualifying for the Champions League was essential for Jurgen Klopp to hold onto the Brazilian playmaker.

Sports Manchester City remember to send Yaya Toure a birthday cake
Author: 0 Manchester City remember to send Yaya Toure a birthday cake

Manchester City grabbed all three points in their penultimate home game after a frantic, dramatic encounter saw them defeat Leicester City 2-1. Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare branded it "a freak penalty" and clutched at straws, arguing the encroachment of two defenders meant the spot kick could have been retaken.

Sports NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day
Author: 0 NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day

Coaching staffs will now have the added week to make those crucial roster decisions when formulating a 53-man roster for the upcoming season. This could be a good thing for some of the "fringe" players, as the starters generally see no snaps in the fourth preseason game and some opportunities could be opened up for players to prove themselves.

Sports Nike signs Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. to richest NFL shoe deal
Author: 0 Nike signs Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. to richest NFL shoe deal

It was unknown why the wide receiver failed to attend the voluntary workout or when or if he might arrive. On Tuesday, as reported by Nick DePaula of Nice Kicks and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Beckham signed a new shoe deal with Nike, who reportedly matched Adidas' offer.

Sports Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title
Author: 0 Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

At 20 years and one month, Zverev is the youngest Masters event champion since Djokovic himself won the 2007 Miami Open. Earlier, legendary Tennis player Boris Becker coached Djokovic but he retired from the job last season. "Obviously Andre is someone that I have tremendous respect for as a person and as a player", Djokovic said. Djokovic will need to raise his game having hit 27 unforced errors to his opponent's 14, but hinted at a big future for the German.

Sports Manchester attack scars Europa League final
Author: 0 Manchester attack scars Europa League final

In an official statement, UEFA said there is no intelligence that suggests the Europa League final would be "the target of attacks". Greater Manchester Police have confirmed children are among the 22 killed and 59 wounded by a bomb that exploded after a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Sports Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern
Author: 0 Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern

Arturo Vidal has urged Bayern Munich's bosses to sign his Chile global team-mate Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal after the Gunners missed out on a Champions League place next season. He said: "Bayern have asked me about Alexis and I've always told them that he is the player who should come here". For a long time sections of the Chile press have suggested Alexis Sanchez may be too good for Arsenal, and that's coming to the forefront now.

Author: 0 LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

James didn't score in the fourth quarter and went only 1 for 8 from the field with one rebound and one assist in the second half. "I didn't have it. That's what I've got to say about my performance". At first glance, the sight of Avery Bradley's 3-point attempt in the waning seconds of Game 3 doesn't come to mind as the ideal shot. It was the result of a clever play Celtics coach Brad Stevens designed, one of three perfectly executed plays in the final two minutes that the ...

Author: 0 Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers' winning streak

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith reacts against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals May 21 in Cleveland . When a local radio host asked him a rather innocuous question, James responded with: "You only ask questions when we lose. Everybody did their part".

Author: 0 Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

Pittsburgh Penguins fans cheer and hoist an inflatable toy Stanley Cup as thier team leads the Ottawa Senators during the third period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017 , in. "It's wrong to say, but I'd rather lose like this than in overtime or anything like that", he said . Pittsburgh is 60-25-13 overall and 36-7-6 at home .

Sports Tampa gets '21 Super Bowl; L.A. delay to '22
Author: 0 Tampa gets '21 Super Bowl; L.A. delay to '22

The city has hosted the Super Bowl four times , most recently after the 2008 season when the Pittsburgh Steelers edged the Arizona Cardinals for their most recent title. The NFL's other owners could have voted to give the Rams a waiver and let them host the Super Bowl in the stadium's first season, but they didn't do that at today's owners meeting.

Author: 0 Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

He is the second key Nashville player to incur a season-ending injury in the playoffs after young Swiss forward Kevin Fiala broke his leg in the opening game of the Predators' second-round series against St. Johansen was one of the biggest offensive threats for the Predators, having scored 3 goals along side 10 assists. Johansen skated slowly to the bench and grimaced in pain after a late-game check from Ducks defenseman Josh Manson , but it's still unclear whether the injury was caused ...

Author: 0 Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

Boston outscored the Cavs 61-42 in the second half and can level the series in Cleveland on Tuesday. "Thank God it's bouncing on the rim because that's taking time", Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters . But James's miserable outing allowed the Celtics to snatch a 111-108 victory which puts them back in the series at 2-1. "He's human, so he's going to have a night like this", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue .

Sports National Football League relaxes TD celebration rules, approves 10-minute overtime
Author: 0 National Football League relaxes TD celebration rules, approves 10-minute overtime

He said the league had consulted more than 80 current and former players. The NFL's 32 owners also voted to shorten overtime periods from the traditional 15 minutes to 10 minutes. According to NFL Research , in the last five seasons more than a quarter of overtime games lasted at least 10 minutes, while the average overtime duration was 7 minutes and 43 seconds.

Sports Conte expects Chelsea great Terry to play on
Author: 0 Conte expects Chelsea great Terry to play on

John Terry has suggested he could shelve plans to play on and retire from football altogether on his release from Chelsea this summer, with the former England captain considering his options at the end of the season. "We won our 29th game this season, so it's a great achievement". 'It's important to finish the season - we must try to finish in the best way possible to reach our target and to win the FA Cup, ' said Conte.

Author: 0 Wenger 'sad' for Adams 'paper bag' jibe

The anonymous scribbler makes an valid suggestion. If he was to remain at Arsenal , there is more than just the first team managerial position available, with suggestions that Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis could create a "Director of Football " role at the club for Arsene Wenger , should he want it.

Author: 0 Ryan, Senators shock Penguins in Game 1 of East final

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) makes a kick save on a shot during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 13.