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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:04:40 GMTRangers forward Derek Stepan, left, after the Senators won Game 2 in the second overtime.Jean-Gabriel Pageau erased Ottawa’s 5-3 deficit in the final four minutes of regulation, then scored his fourth goal of the game in double overtime.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:00:25 GMTPaul Salata, who conceived Mr. Irrelevant, with his daughter, Melanie Fitch, this month. “Everyone who is drafted works hard, and some of them don’t get any recognition,” he said.As the league has ratcheted up its annual picks into a big television show, even Mr. Irrelevant is gaining stature.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:23:36 GMTArDarius Stewart, catching a 32-yard touchdown pass for Alabama against Florida in the 2015 SEC championship game.The Jets loaded up in the defensive secondary and at wide receiver, and announced that Devin Smith had torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:09:34 GMTThe Brewers’ Eric Thames hit a home run Tuesday against the Reds. He led the major leagues with 11 homers through Friday after having hit 124 over the past three seasons in South Korea.Thames, who entering Friday led the majors in home runs, rejuvenated his career by deciding at age 27 to play in the Korean Baseball Organization.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:25:02 GMTUtah Jazz forward Joe Johnson shooting over Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.Johnson, a 16-year veteran, has unexpectedly become a key for the offense off the Utah bench in the playoffs, especially with the game on the line.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:24:03 GMTBrett Gardner, who had not homered since last July, hit his second home run of Saturday’s game in the second inning.Judge, the Yankees’ rookie outfielder, blasted his tenth home run of the season as the Yankees continued their pattern of hitting the ball deep and often.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:02:59 GMTYoenis Cespedes, center, with Mets Manager Terry Collins, right, after Cespedes aggravated his hamstring injury against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. The injury landed Cespedes on the disabled list.Michael Conforto hit two homers and Jose Reyes added another in Saturday’s win. Meanwhile, Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said the team needed to do a better job of minimizing injuries.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:43:12 GMTFans of CSKA Moscow during a match in November. Fearing trouble at next year’s World Cup, in Russia, the Russian authorities have been cracking down on hooliganism.As their nation prepares to host next year’s World Cup, hard-core fans — in top fighting shape from organized brawls and mixed-martial-arts training — are facing a crackdown.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:16:16 GMTMurray, the top-ranked player in the world, was upset by Dominic Thiem, who will face the defending champion, Rafael Nadal, in the final.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:11:14 GMTKyle Wiltjer playing in the Summer League last July. He is a stretch 4 — a forward whose 3-point shooting spaces the floor.Kyle Wiltjer averaged just over 10 3-point attempts in the D-League this season as he tries to develop at a position vital to Houston’s success.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:34:28 GMTMaria Sharapova hitting a return during her three-set defeat to Kristina Mladenovic.In her first tournament since serving a 15-month ban for doping, the former world No. 1 missed 13 break-point chances in losing to Kristina Mladenovic.
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:31:38 GMTDavis Webb completed 61.5 percent of his passes (841 of 1,367) for 9,852 yards, with 83 touchdowns and 34 interceptions, in his 35-game college career.In addition to getting players they hope can contribute immediately, the Giants picked up quarterback Davis Webb, who will be scrutinized as a potential successor to Eli Manning.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:53:35 GMTRafael Nadal after beating Hyeon Chung at the Barcelona Open on Friday.Nadal, the defending champion, eased past Hyeon Chung, and Murray fought hard to beat Albert Ramos-Viñolas.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:22:46 GMTLarry Bird has coached the Pacers and worked for the front office. He has stepped down from a major role with the team three times.John Wall led Washington with 42 points; Avery Bradley scored 23 to lead Boston; and Larry Bird stepped down from the Pacers’ front office.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:46:28 GMTJoe Mixon was taken by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round, at No. 48 over all.Mixon, an All-Big 12 running back in 2016, had been suspended by the University of Oklahoma for one season after the altercation.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:03:15 GMTDalvin Tomlinson, the Giants’ second-round pick, made 55 of his 62 tackles against the run as a senior at Alabama.General Manager Jerry Reese emphasized that there will be no quarterback controversy immediately, but Webb could be the starter down the road.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:44:24 GMTYoenis Cespedes, right, aided by Jose Reyes on Thursday, landed on the disabled list with a strained hamstring.The latest in a long line of setbacks came on Friday, when Yoenis Cespedes landed on the disabled list with a strained hamstring.