Thu, 22 Apr 2021

Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...

Battling for first, Hurricanes begin two-game set vs. Panthers

The Carolina Hurricanes and the host Florida Panthers are set to meet on Thursday night in Sunrise, Fla., in a ...

Lightning look to get back on track vs. skidding Blue Jackets

With 10 games left in the regular season, Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper feels his club needs to sharpen ...

NFL to release 2021 schedule May 12

The NFL announced Wednesday it will release the 2021 regular-season schedule on May 12 at 8 p.m. ET. For the ...

Antonio Brown settles lawsuit with ex-trainer

Antonio Brown has settled the civil dispute with his former trainer who had accused the wide receiver of sexual assault, ...

Reports: Hines Ward to join coaching staff at FAU

Former Pittsburgh Steelers great Hines Ward is joining the staff of coach Willie Taggart at Florida Atlantic, multiple outlets reported ...

Reporats: Hines Ward to join coaching staff at FAU

Former Pittsburgh Steelers great Hines Ward is joining the staff of coach Willie Taggart at Florida Atlantic, multiple outlets reported ...

Twins put INF JT Riddle on COVID injured list

Infielder JT Riddle became the latest member of the Minnesota Twins to be placed on the COVID-19 injured list on ...

Reports: Radford to name Darris Nichols coach

Radford is expected to announce Florida assistant coach Darris Nichols as its new head coach, multiple outlets reported. The school ...

Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward announces retirement

Two-time Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward announced his retirement Wednesday after having been out of the league for the past ...

Grizzlies aim to beat Clippers after tough loss

The Memphis Grizzlies will look for a bit of redemption on the road against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday ...

Royals look to avoid sweep against Rays

The Kansas City Royals will try to avoid a sweep at the hands of the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on ...

Hawks, Knicks battle for fourth spot in East

Late-season matchups between the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks aren't rare. But it's been a long time since the ...

Yankees go for two-game sweep of visiting Braves

The New York Yankees didn't exactly get their offense going on Tuesday. Still, they aren't about to quibble over winning ...

Short-handed Nuggets face Blazers, look for fourth straight win

The Denver Nuggets went from serious title contenders to a question mark when Jamal Murray went down with a torn ...

NHL roundup: Tanner Pearson's 2 late goals lift Canucks

Tanner Pearson scored the tiebreaking and game-clinching goals less than four minutes apart in the third period Tuesday night as ...

Second-year lefties square off for Orioles, Marlins

Sixto Sanchez drew most of the raves among Miami Marlins pitchers who made their major league debuts last year, but ...

Giants look to sweep Phillies, continue hot start

The San Francisco Giants are surging in manager Gabe Kapler's second season. In fact, their 11-6 start is the best ...

NBA roundup: Knicks roll on with 7th straight win

RJ Barrett scored 18 of his 24 points as part of a huge third quarter for the New York Knicks ...

MLB roundup: A's sweep Twins in DH, win 10th straight

Mitch Moreland belted two home runs, Matt Olson crushed a grand slam, and Sean Manaea continued Oakland's run of brilliant ...

Balanced attack boosts Rays to rout of Royals

The top three hitters in the Tampa Bay lineup combined for nine hits and five runs as the Rays roughed ...

Orioles' Matt Harvey beats Marlins to end win drought

Matt Harvey earned his first win in almost two years, leading the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-5 victory over the ...

Hurricanes beat Lightning to maintain share of first place

Nino Niederreiter notched a goal and an assist in Carolina's three-goal second period Tuesday night as the Hurricanes beat the ...

Trae Young sees his way to 25 points as Hawks top Magic

Trae Young, wearing googles for the first time due to an injury, scored 25 points and Lou Williams came off ...

Yankees edge Braves to end losing streak

Pinch hitter Aaron Hicks scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch with nobody out in the eighth inning and ...

Refreshed Jazz turn attention to Rockets

The Utah Jazz weren't exactly whole on Monday when they throttled the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers, but compared to ...

Panthers G Spencer Knight beats Jackets in debut

Sam Bennett scored twice and goalie Spencer Knight won his NHL debut as the Florida Panthers beat the Columbus Blue ...

English teams abruptly pull out of planned European Super League

Within 48 hours after it was introduced to a storm of controversy and criticism, the European Super League appears to ...

Spurs hope road success transfers to home vs. Heat

The San Antonio Spurs head home to play Miami on Wednesday night after two dominating wins on the road, but ...

Predators look to remain perfect vs. Blackhawks

Nashville center Luke Kunin's strong performance on home ice Monday helped the Predators keep doing what they have done all ...

Threat to the throne? Alabama narrow favorite to win SEC

Reloading is an annual rite of spring at Alabama, but the Crimson Tide could be in for a dogfight in ...

Report: Marlins to call up OF Lewis Brinson

The Miami Marlins are calling up outfielder Lewis Brinson from their alternate training site to replace the injured Starling Marte, ...

Tampa Bay re-signs backup QB Ryan Griffin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed backup quarterback Ryan Griffin, the only QB on the roster besides Tom Brady. Griffin, ...

Royals hope tide is changing for Brad Keller ahead of start vs. Rays

In his first two starts of the season, Kansas City Royals ace Brad Keller carried an ERA of almost 20. ...

Royals hope tide is changing for Brad Keller ahead of Rays start

In his first two starts of the season, Kansas City Royals ace Brad Keller carried an ERA of almost 20. ...

Edgar Ramirez to star in Netflix's 'Florida Man'

Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): Actor Edgar Ramirez is set to star in Netflix's upcoming drama series 'Florida Man'. As ...

Lightning chase sweep of back-to-back set vs. Hurricanes

Yanni Gourde and the Tampa Bay Lightning went back to their old game Monday night to secure a big Central ...

Panthers G Spencer Knight set for NHL debut vs. Jackets

Goalie Spencer Knight will make his NHL debut for the Panthers on Tuesday as Florida looks for back-to-back wins over ...

MLB roundup: Paul DeJong blasts 2 homers in Cardinals' rout

Paul DeJong hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals ...

NHL roundup: Sharks fall on Patrick Marleau's historic night

Robin Lehner made 29 saves and stopped all three shootout attempts as the Vegas Golden Knights, on a night that ...

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American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...

Battling for first, Hurricanes begin two-game set vs. Panthers

The Carolina Hurricanes and the host Florida Panthers are set to meet on Thursday night in Sunrise, Fla., in a ...

Lightning look to get back on track vs. skidding Blue Jackets

With 10 games left in the regular season, Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper feels his club needs to sharpen ...

NFL to release 2021 schedule May 12

The NFL announced Wednesday it will release the 2021 regular-season schedule on May 12 at 8 p.m. ET. For the ...

Antonio Brown settles lawsuit with ex-trainer

Antonio Brown has settled the civil dispute with his former trainer who had accused the wide receiver of sexual assault, ...

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