Sports Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia leaves with apparent knee injury
Author: 0 Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia leaves with apparent knee injury

The Red Sox are 13-6 in Wright's last 19 starts and have won five of his last seven road outings. But what about the new major league slide rule that's meant to protect middle infielders on this exact play? "It was a late slide". After Hart struck out Benintendi, Orioles manager Buck Showalter turned to righty Mychal Givens to get out of the men-on-the-corners, two-out jam. Brad Brach worked a flawless ninth for his third save - all in the past three nights.

Sports LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1
Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1

If the regular season doesn't matter, and the Cavs aren't really tring, then why is LeBron playing nearly 38 minutes per game? "My fault. I think we underestimated the amount that really mattered. In their most recent matchup, James and George put on a brilliant show that might be hard to top. But after Lance Stephenson returned - he made his debut against the Cavs - the Pacers reeled off five straight wins and head into Saturday as the hottest team in the East.

Author: 0 Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban

Daniel Cormier spoke with MMAjunkie ahead of his fight with Anthony Johnson at UFC 210. He's not lost his familiar bluster. Jones even accused Cormier of cheating the scales at his controversial weigh-in , a statement the champion found laughable.

Sports Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
Author: 0 Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

The Browns now have Osweiler and second-year quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan under contract for the 2017 season, but are expected to add a quarterback to their roster in the early rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft. This franchise desperately needs elite-level talent. With the Nos. 1, 12, 33, 52 and 65 available, there is no excuse for the Browns not to find that talent next Thursday and Friday night.

Author: 0 Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

A New York Times sports editor has claimed responsibility for what he called a "terrible" tweet comparing the New England Patriots' visits to the White House in 2015 and 2017. Trump, who has had an acrimonious relationship with The Times over his coverage during the presidential campaign and in the first year of his presidency, took the opportunity to blast the newspaper for a "big lie".

Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's brain will be examined for CTE

Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 death of Odin Loyd. Hernandez's death was ruled a suicide Thursday, according to the Worcester County district attorney and MA authorities. The medical examiner released Hernandez's body to a funeral home on Thursday but didn't include the brain. Also calling for an investigation into Hernandez's death is State Sen.

Sports James White signs 3 year extension with New England Patriots
Author: 0 James White signs 3 year extension with New England Patriots

New England Patriots running back James White , who played the best game of his career in Super Bowl LI, has reached a three-year contract extension with the team, sources tell ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter . With the addition of versatile Rex Burkhead and the potential signing of power/speed prospect Mike Gillislee , the Patriots backfield will feature a panoply of skill sets to suit each game situation depending on score and down-and-distance.

Sports Giants ace Madison Bumgarner injured in dirt bike accident
Author: 0 Giants ace Madison Bumgarner injured in dirt bike accident

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Bumgarner also sustained bruised ribs and was hospitalized. Bumgarner has yet to win a game this season despite a respectable 3.00 ERA and 28 strikeouts in four starts. The DL stint is a first for Bumgarner, who has been a model of durability and consistency over his career. Bumgarner was scheduled to pitch against the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Mourinho Praises Two Man Utd Stars After Narrow Win

Although he expressed his concern about the extent of the injuries suffered by Rojo and Ibrahimovic, Mourinho refrained from speculating on how long they might be sidelined, instead saying he would wait to see the results of their medical scans.

Sports Brighton returns to English top-flight after 34 years
Author: 0 Brighton returns to English top-flight after 34 years

Last term, they missed out on an automatic promotion place on the final day of the season after drawing 1-1 with Middlesbrough, who went up instead. "If we do it it'll go down in the history of the football club and I'll be proud to be a part of it".

Sports Olympic athlete Germaine Mason killed in crash in Jamaica
Author: 0 Olympic athlete Germaine Mason killed in crash in Jamaica

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tweeted after his death: "Our honest condolences to the entire sporting fraternity". Several high-profile athletes are also believed to have been in attendance at the party, including 100m and 200m World Record holder Bolt, 100m Silver medalist Michael Frater and former Bolton football defender Ricardo Garner.

Sports Seahawks announce 2017 regular season schedule, times and bye
Author: 0 Seahawks announce 2017 regular season schedule, times and bye

Speaking of Jones, Green Bay has done very little to shore up the secondary (if anything, it might be a little worse) that Jones shredded for 180 yards and two touchdowns past year. Detroit in Week 9 . In Weeks 5-15, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Seattle will play its home opener the following week against the 49ers.

Sports Man Utd into Europa Cup semi-finals
Author: 0 Man Utd into Europa Cup semi-finals

But the win came at a cost as increasingly important defender Rojo left the field on a stretcher in the first half, before Ibrahimovic's knee buckled after landing awkwardly just before extra-time . But Reuben Martinez made two excellent saves and Anderlecht then hauled themselves into the game; as such, it was no great surprise when Sofiane Hanni equalised, ramming home after good work from Youri Tielemans.

Sports Buffalo Sabres fire GM Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma
Author: 0 Buffalo Sabres fire GM Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma

Pegula's statement: "After reviewing the past season and looking at the future of the organization, Kim and I have made a decision to relieve General Manager Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma of their duties". Bylsma becomes the second head coach fired by Pegula in the past five months. Before joining the Sabres, he began his career in Pittsburgh and coached the Penguins to a Stanley Cup victory in his first season with the team in 2008-09.

Author: 0 Sale puts on a show in Sox win

Fangraph's alternative plate-discipline table, which uses data from Baseball Info Solutions instead of Pitchf/x, says Betts is whiffing on only 2.5% of total pitches he sees. Phillies 6, Mets 4 • Maikel Franco homered and doubled while breaking the longest hitless streak of his career, and visiting Philadelphia capitalized on an error by untested first baseman Jay Bruce .

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: I'm not planning to bring Joe Hart to Liverpool

There's going to be points dropped. "When the ball is in the air he is the main threat because he is unbelievable and we felt it all the time in training when he was here", Klopp said. Nevertheless, it's possible the England worldwide may remain at Anfield as talks are being lined up. "If something changes, we can talk about it".

Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder Lose Despite Record-Setting Night by Russell Westbrook

To be fair, Roberson solidly guarded James Harden for most of the night, helping the Thunder lead by as many as 15 in the first quarter and 12 in the third. One negative from the game is that Ryan Anderson has yet to make a three pointer this series . Harden finished with 35 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists.

Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Cavs set record in rally for a 3-0 lead

However, something happened during the halftime break and things flipped in the second half to the tune of a 26-point comeback by Cleveland that matched the NBA Playoff record. Khris Middleton had a team-high 20 points for the Bucks, while Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 19. The Pacers now have to wonder if they're good enough to even win a game in the series .

Author: 0 Bulls, Pacers grab last 2 spots in NBA playoffs

That's my responsibility as coach". In Indianapolis, Paul George finished with 32 points and 11 rebounds, Jeff Teague added 19 points and the Pacers won 104-86 over Atlanta. Though it would be hard for the Heat to blame the Nets specifically for missing the playoffs in the above scenario, as it is a long season and Miami had ample opportunities to climb into the playoff race , it would be a tough pill to swallow for coach Erik Spoelstra's squad if they miss the playoffs because the Nets ...

Author: 0 Mourinho impressed by Shaw, Rashford

I think", said Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho. That's the way I think. Later, he accepted that they had shown bravery before, and said: "They can not make miracles". "We have [Eric] Bailly and [Daley] Blind who have experience and it's time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless - to [take a] risk - because for the team you have to do everything".

Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved

Tuesday and no one entered until a correction officer observed him at 3:03 a.m. Wednesday and forced his way in, investigators said. But Hernandez and his family haven't accepted that conclusion at face value and intend to investigate his death for themselves.

Author: 0 Dwight Howard Doesn't Know Anything After The Hawks Game 2 Loss

Beal finished with 31 points, 16 on 6-of-9 shooting in the final period. "We have to do a better job of taking care of the ball, especially in the fourth quarter". "Just a little bit of a gut feel". "I think Gortat's locked back in, he has a great focus in what we really need for him to do", Wall said Friday. According to Millsap, Atlanta has a big edge when both teams play with smaller lineups, something Washington was forced to do as fouls accumulated.

Sports Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way
Author: 0 Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

In the second round, he selected Joe Mixon . I could see the Bengals going with a pass-rusher or receiver on Day 1, but I'm going with Reddick, who could play outside or inside in the Bengals' 4-3. "He's the safest player in the group". McShay said there's a drop-off after McDowell with Florida's Caleb Brantley and Michigan's Chris Wormley in the next tier.

Author: 0 New details on federal investigation into Fox News

O'Reilly is believed to make as much as $20 million to $25 million per year. O'Reilly was the host of The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News, and the show averaged 4 million viewers and generated $178 million a year in revenue. With Ailes gone, O'Reilly had lost his most important protector and defender. In an internal memo to Fox News employees, executive chairman Rupert Murdoch called him "one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news".

Sports National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Ducks sweep Flames
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Ducks sweep Flames

Oshie was credited with two of them - his first of the playoffs - including the one that stood as the game-winner when Toronto made things interesting in the final minute. "Not a big deal". In Boston, Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period , Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots and Ottawa grabbed a 3-1 lead in its first-round playoff series.