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Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov out for Game 3 against Bruins

Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov out for Game 3 against Bruins It all started with head coach Mike Babcock giving his critics the bird in the morning. When Toronto swapped a second-round pick and a pair of prospects for Plekanec and minor-league forward Kyle Baun on February 25, the team expected to get a solid fourth-line centre with the potential that he could move up and succeed anywhere in the lineup if the need were to arise. [Full Article...]

CWG 2018 organisers issue apology after a 'disastrous' closing ceremony

CWG 2018 organisers issue apology after a 'disastrous' closing ceremony But Griggs said Zempilas' admission the ceremony hadn't " lived up to expectations" was too polite. With the loss, Satwik and Chirag settled for the silver medal, bringing an end to India's campaign in the Gold Coast Games. I'm furious. Actually wrecking a a tradition that is so important. "While we can't promise you the sun, sand and sea of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games , we c... [Full Article...]

Two weather warnings issued as wind and rain to batter Ireland

Two weather warnings issued as wind and rain to batter Ireland Winds are expected to be strongest along Atlantic coastal counties at first, but the strong winds will extend countrywide through the course of the Monday afternoon and evening, with the weather warning remaining in effect until 6am on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Wade leads Heat to road win

Wade leads Heat to road win With Philly completely out of rhythm due to a suffocating full-court press, Wade went off, scoring 21 points in the first half to help Miami extend its lead to 14. He was a game-best plus-16. Philly shot 18 of 28 on 3-pointers in Game 1. The Heat had a lot it wanted to improve upon after getting crushed by the Sixers in Game 1 of these playoffs. [Full Article...]

Stoke City boss Paul Lambert: 'Burnley game a must-win'

Stoke City boss Paul Lambert: 'Burnley game a must-win' Manager Paul Lambert has no further injury concerns to contend with for the trip to the London Stadium. Andy Carroll scored a 90th-minute equalizer for West Ham to draw with relegation-threatened Stoke 1-1 in the English Premier League and come to teammate Joe Hart's rescue after the goalkeeper's latest error on Monday. [Full Article...]

Baggies Hand City Premier League Title After Shock United Win

Baggies Hand City Premier League Title After Shock United Win They've got a chance to be the first Premier League team to crack 100 points and are well on their way to grabbing 100 goals in league. But a first Premier League title, to go with the three La Liga titles he won as manager of Barcelona and the three Bundesliga titles he delivered for Bayern Munich, will be particularly satisfying. [Full Article...]

Irish Beef To Be Allowed Back Into China

Irish Beef To Be Allowed Back Into China The country is Ireland's third largest market - a year ago our agri-food exports there were worth almost a billion Euro. In total there are 25 plants throughout Ireland that have sought access to the market. On average Chinese beef consumption per capita is 4kg, compared to average Irish consumption of 19kg of beef per person per year. Minister Creed will lead a trade mission to China next mon... [Full Article...]

Stoke City-West Ham United Preview

Stoke City-West Ham United Preview However, this season he's played just nine Premier League games and has missed nearly three months of the campaign with an ankle injury. "If we keep playing the same way we have in the last few games then we certainly have a great chance of winning the game". [Full Article...]

West Ham boss Moyes reveals Carroll ready for Stoke

West Ham boss Moyes reveals Carroll ready for Stoke The Austrian joined West Ham last summer and has been their standout player in their quest to fight relegation, which sees them now six points clear of Southampton in 18th. The Hammers are aiming to complete their first league double over Stoke since the Potters' first season in the Premier League in 2008-09. Carroll last played for West Ham more than three months ago, with an ankle inju... [Full Article...]

Twitter reacts to Bryce Harper's broken bat home run

Twitter reacts to Bryce Harper's broken bat home run Harper went yard in his first at-bat against the New York Mets on Monday night. All that was basically left in Harper's hands was the handle of the bat. The ball sailed far over the wall in right center at Citi Field. Statcast projected the homer at 406 feet. Harper hit his major league-leading eighth home run, a solo shot in the first inning on a 95 miles per hour fastball from Jacob deGrom ... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho: Man City won because they were the best team

Jose Mourinho: Man City won because they were the best team City's victory means that none of the last nine Premier League champions have been able to defend their title. Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion . [Full Article...]

Gold Coast says sorry after drab closing ceremony

Gold Coast says sorry after drab closing ceremony Seven presenter Johanna Griggs, a 1990 Commonwealth Games swimming bronze medallist, teed off at organisers, after viewers initially expressed frustration with the broadcaster when athletes were left out. We got that wrong". "I've never seen the stadium so empty halfway through a ceremony". Numerous athletes including Usain Bolt also departed the stadium early before the ceremony ended. [Full Article...]

DA drops weapons charge against 49ers LB Foster

DA drops weapons charge against 49ers LB Foster The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said the charges stem from a violent attack on his live-in girlfriend at the couple's Los Gatos home on February 11th. And this time, they attributed the statement to Jed York, John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan. The Niners are set to begin their offseason program Monday along with all other National Football League teams that didn't hire new head coac... [Full Article...]

Weird penalty helps Mainz past relegation rivals Freiburg

Weird penalty helps Mainz past relegation rivals Freiburg Referee Guido Winkmann initially allowed the game to play on, denying Mainz a penalty, before blowing for halftime shortly thereafter. He ordered the players back onto the pitch much to the bemusement of Freiburg coach Christian Streich, who was seen shaking his head in disbelief. [Full Article...]

Blue Jays game moved to Tuesday after ice falls on Rogers Centre

Blue Jays game moved to Tuesday after ice falls on Rogers Centre The Toronto Blue Jays tweeted that they are working with CN Tower officials and Toronto police to assess whether tonight's game against the Kansas City Royals will be able to go forward as planned. There have been no injuries reported yet. After all, Rogers Centre has a retractable dome that comes in handy on days like Monday - when it's cold and raining and feels nothing like mid-April. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers wake up too late to overcome Pacers | Jeff Schudel

Cavaliers wake up too late to overcome Pacers | Jeff Schudel The top-seeded Rockets had their hands full with the No. 8 Timberwolves on a night where Houston made just 10 of 37 3-pointers. National Basketball Association fans have commented on Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson's notable lack of playing time in today's playoffs loss to the Indiana Pacers , speculating that his omission may have something to do with the scandal engulfi... [Full Article...]

Air strikes on Syria will not change course of war

Air strikes on Syria will not change course of war Her comments follow allegations by the head of an worldwide chemical weapons watchdog on Monday that Syrian and Russian officials cited "pending security issues" to keep independent inspectors from reaching the site of the suspected April 7 chemical attack . [Full Article...]

School districts to hold several meetings this week

School districts to hold several meetings this week High achieving schools have students who have less than three points between student groups, and schools that "beat the odds" are in the top 25 for poverty schools and have above-average student achievement comnpared to schools of similar demographics. [Full Article...]

United aiming to keep Man City title celebrations on hold again

United aiming to keep Man City title celebrations on hold again Ahead of West Brom's clash against United on Sunday, Foster revealed that his personal priorities lie outside of football, but he will continue to play for the Baggies next season even if they are relegated to the Championship - on the proviso that his "glass knees" hold together. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Brewers vs. New York Mets, 4/14/2018 Prediction & Odds

Milwaukee Brewers vs. New York Mets, 4/14/2018 Prediction & Odds The Mets are on their longest winning streak since 11 consecutive victories from April 12-23, 2015. A wild pitch by Dan Jennings ultimately put the game out of reach for the Brewers when the Mets scored on the mistake. Sanchez (1-0) allowed three hits in his second outing for Atlanta and snapped a personal six-game losing streak to record his first win since beating the Yankees on August 1, 2017. [Full Article...]


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