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by | April 27, 2017 | 02:53

Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that the Dodgers are calling up top prospect Cody Bellinger . He is considered the franchise's first baseman of the future but will stick primarily to left field and center for now. If Bellinger can adjust quickly and tap into his big power, he might just seize the Dodgers left field job for good and remain in the majors even after everyone gets healthy.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:06

That home run was number ten on the season, giving Thames the lead in that category in all of Major League Baseball and tying a Brewers' franchise record for homers hit in April. He is day-to-day. Cincinnati RHP Rookie Davis (bruised right forearm) will be activated from the disabled list to start Wednesday against the Brewers.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:04

But the group, which reportedly has more than five investors with Bush as the "control person", still needs at least 75% of Major League Baseball owners to approve the decision for it to become official. Why bother with a market that has yet to show it can support baseball on a consistent basis, though exasperating ownerships have been partly to blame? Jeter, meanwhile, has made no secret of his desire to buy an Major League Baseball team, as FOX Business was first to report in 2015.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:31

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. Kante may have been a surprise choice as the players' Player of the Year. Hazard won the award in 2015, the last time Chelsea won the title. He has scored just one Premier League goal this season but has been vital in Chelsea's charge to the top of the table and the FA Cup final.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:18

Holding was part of the side that claimed a vital win over Middlesbrough last week but his most significant performance for the Gunners came on Sunday, as the north London outfit progressed to the final of the FA Cup with a closely contested 2-1 victory over Premier League rivals Manchester City .

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:55

Alabama set a spring-game record with 92,310 fans in 2011, but Ohio State now holds the standard after 100,189 attended last year's game. Saban has said a top spring priority was to help Hurts work on his passing, where he struggled late in the season, including during the national championship game loss to Clemson.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:17

Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he made a decision to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and considering the big picture as he waits again to get healthy and help his team. The Rockets erased a 15-point deficit to take a 2-0 lead after game two of their Western Conference series. The teams traded leads on each of the next four baskets, but after George's 3 with 5:15 to go gave IN a 104-103 lead, James scored on a layup that started a 12-5 run to seal ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:15

Kevin Pillar had three hits for the second straight game and stole two bases as the Blue Jays won for the third time this season and improved to 2-6 on their homestand. He also has a tendency to step up and come up with big hits in the late innings. Following the Wednesday game, the Cubs have an off day before heading on a nine-game road trip that takes them to Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Boston.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:14

Rollins, who led an American sweep of the podium at last August's Rio Olympics, was unavailable for three doping tests during 2016. USADA pointed out that she did complete eight out-of-competition tests during 2016, but, under World Anti-Doping Agency rules, three missed tests in the space of 12 months triggers a sanction.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:11

Guardiola admits that ending his first season in English football without any silverware will not be good enough to appease the club's Abu Dhabi-based owners, but believes that his side are good enough to overcome Arsenal en route to a sixth success in the competition.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:10

There are National Football League rumors that the Denver Broncos are planning to trade up to have a massive chance to acquire the young core running back. However, there are questions about Christian's strength since he only did 10 reps of 225 lbs at the combine. That could be the bruising Fournette or McCaffrey, who is also a player in the passing and return games.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:09

This is a - no pun intended here - bad break for the Chicago Bulls, who are up 2-0 over the Boston Celtics in their first round playoff series . The team announced the injury on Friday, hours before the Bulls host the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series .

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:03

Their bench averaged 39 points per game in the regular season, fifth in the National Basketball Association and tops among playoff teams, though their reserves play an average of just 17.3 minutes to rank 26th in the league. In Game 1 , James Harden scored 37 points on 28 shots, dished out nine assists and hauled in seven rebounds all while committing just two turnovers.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:56

The Wednesday's ceremony at White House in Washington is expected to go on as planned, despite the news that the former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hung himself in prison. This isn't the first time the four-time Super Bowl MVP skipped a visit to the White House . While Super Bowl champions have skipped the White House visit in recent years - including Brady, who cited scheduling conflicts in 2015 - all eyes were on the Patriots this year, who are in a ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:44

Romelu Lukaku has now scored as many Premier League goals (84) as Cristiano Ronaldo. Kirkbride added the huge asking price is an attempt from Everton to deter potential suitors, as they want to keep Lukaku on their books. Everton forward Romelu Lukaku has admitted that he subscribes to the in-house TV channels of both Chelsea and Manchester United. The 23-year-old England worldwide became the first Spurs player since Jimmy Greaves in 1969 to hit 20 goals in three successive top-flight ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:42

Overall, San Antonio had a 32-15 advantage in free-throw attempts, going 31-for-32 while the Griz were 13-for-15. Fizdale unleashed one of the all-time great postgame rants, claiming the officials "won't rook us" and concluding his press conference with "Take that for data!" after breaking down the numbers.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:37

The Cubs came from 6-2 down to get past the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 and back to winning ways on Tuesday. The Sox' slugger is 2-for-27 in seven games on the current road trip and has one extra-base hit, a double, this season. Joe Girardi discusses the Yankees' strong play last week. "I think you can think about Didi because realistically he should be here quicker than Gary", Girardi said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:22

Weighing in at over 700 pounds, the statue will be secured with a steel rod and is said to have three quotes chosen by Robinson's family. The statue is located on the reserve level of the third-base side of the park, which is the most crowded entry of Dodgers Stadium according to ESPN.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:02

He also urged the Centre to introduce a law which would ensure equal rights for Muslim women. "We welcome Prime Minister Modi's initiative on the issue of triple talaq but he should also make efforts towards improving "girls' education". Rahmani argued that triple talaq has the sanction of the Quran and falls outside the purview of the judiciary. "No out-of-court settlement is acceptable to us", AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali Rehmani told reporters.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:00

Till Sunday countries such as Denmark, Indonesia, and China represented on the court. It includes beating Taufik Hidayat at the Indonesian's home tournament in 2013, and he also stunned Malaysia's world No. Also in the second game I had a good four-five points lead but I couldn't capitalise on it and that really made the difference. The way I played in the tournament, I'm very happy.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:31

Goals from Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy put the champions on course for victory at Selhurst Park before Yohan Cabaye pulled one back and Benteke nodded home an equaliser 20 minutes from time. You can argue Leicester having to recover from their midweek jaunt to Spain has been factored into Palace's price but they were winners at West Ham immediately after knocking Sevilla out of the Champions League so there should be no real excuses on that front.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:59

The Utah Jazz are in their first playoff appearance since 2011-12 and have won seven of their last nine games. The Utah Jazz are no pushover and have the defense to hang around and possibly even upset this series overall. It should be incredibly interesting to monitor his substitution patterns as the rotation shortens moving forward. Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard JJ Redick drained three three-point shots in Wednesday's regular-season finale against the Sacramento Kings , setting a ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:59

And Borussia Dortmund lost 3-2 at home to Monaco in the quarterfinal that was rescheduled from Tuesday, when three explosions targeted the German team's bus. After cutting a frustrated figure following Saturday's 1-1 draw with Madrid rivals Atletico, Cristiano Ronaldo was back in top form to help drive Real on to victory with a second-half brace.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:26

Despite all the public backing from his board via the media, Slaven Bilic's position at West Ham now isn't the most comfortable. The lead was doubled in the 68th minute as Ozil turned provider to pick out Walcott, who side-footed home from 12-yards out.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:22

The practice, which was adopted by other sports and industries, became known as the Rooney Rule . It says teams have to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring a new head coach or general manager. So do some municipalities, including Portland, Oregon. The NFL established the rule in 2003. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell called Rooney "one of the finest men in the history of our game", adding Rooney's "dedication to the game, to the players and the coaches, to his beloved ...

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:19

Former England global defender Jamie Carragher has ripped into Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez following the Gunners defeat to Crystal Palace. "At the moment it would be wrong to think about that". Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists that getting his side back on track and finishing in the top four is more important than concerns over his future in North London.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:06

Pocognoli has spent the season on loan at Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion after being frozen out at West Brom, but has made just 22 appearances for the Seagulls as Chris Hughton's men go in search of gaining promotion to the Premier League.

by | April 14, 2017 | 19:06

Last year, she made 30 of 33 extra-point attempts. " I didn't know that until today ", Becca said after he football coach, Gerald Todd , told her about this historic fact. An assistant coach eventually came to the school and invited Longo to visit the university. Becca Longo was just playing football. Liz Heaston made a few extra points for NAIA school Willamette in 1997 and is believed to be the first woman to ever score a point in a college game.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:42

Oklahoma City (46-34) and its star guard can now prepare for the playoffs. Westbrook is now the owner of the NBA's all-time record with 42 triple-doubles for a single season. Blessed. Very blessed. It's something you dream about as a little kid to be able to do that on the road, especially from that distance . Since mid-season, James Harden has seemed to be running away with the MVP in the NBA's most exciting race in years, thanks to greater efficiency and team record than Westbrook.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:38

Spieth , who began the round 2 shots out of the lead shared by Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose, fell out of contention on the front nine with three bogeys. Garcia birdied the fifth and sandwiched a birdie at the par-5 eighth between bogeys but added birdies at the par-5 13th and 15th and parred in, sinking a testy six footer at the last.