David Fletcher drives in winning runs in Angels’ 11-inning win

Angels starting pitcher Griffin Canning throws to the plate during the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson) Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ross Stripling throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds DUNEDIN, FLORIDA – APRIL 08: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels h...
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Lakers fall short with gritty effort against Heat

Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope drives to the basket as Heat guard Duncan Robinson defends during the first half of Thursday’s game in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) drives to the basket as Los Angeles Lakers center Andre Drummond (2) defends, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4)...
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Setting the record straight on vaccines

Nurse Daniela Sanchez gives Hortencia Valdez, 64, of Los Angeles, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente East Los Angeles Medical Offices on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) LVN Lilian Maina gives Jose Navarro, 62, of Montebello, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente East Los Angeles Medical Offices on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume ...
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Astros Remain Hot In Home Opener With 6-2 Win Over Athletics

HOUSTON (AP/CBS13) — Carlos Correa, Yordan Alvarez and Jose Altuve homered as the Houston Astros kept up their hot start by treating the home crowd to a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night in the first game with fans at Minute Maid Park since 2019. Houston is 6-1 this season, tied for the best seven-game start in franchise history. Just eight games into the season, Houston has won five straight when playing the A’s. The Astros have outscored Oakland 41-11 this season. They recei...
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Angels to skip Shohei Ohtani’s next start because of blister

Shohei Ohtani will not start on the mound this weekend because he’s dealing with a blister, so his next outing will be pushed back to sometime next week, Manager Joe Maddon said on Thursday night. Ohtani’s normal turn in the rotation would have been on Sunday, but his next start is now to be determined based on the healing of the blister. “It’s gotten a lot better,” Maddon said. “That’s why we’re holding him back. We want this to be totally well.” Ohtani pitched with a blister during his final e...
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Moose use same 3rd period playbook against Senators with success to win 8-5

Recap of the Moose game. The post Moose use same 3rd period playbook against Senators with success to win 8-5 first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.
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Suns star Chris Paul an MVP candidate?

LOS ANGELES — Charles Barkley didn’t exactly guarantee it (to the Phoenix Suns’ benefit, perhaps), but Thursday on TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” the former Suns star made a case that Chris Paul ought to be included in the MVP conversation. “Early in the season, LeBron (James) was MVP then Joel Embiid. Then James Harden was the MVP. You guys have to start giving my guy Chris Paul love for MVP,” Barkley said of the former Clippers star. “He’s been fantastic all season.” Clippers coach Tyronn Lue concurr...
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Winnipeg Jets Injury Update: Head coach Paul Maurice confirms Blake Wheeler has a concussion

Bench boss of Winnipeg confirms the Jets captain has a concussion. The post Winnipeg Jets Injury Update: Head coach Paul Maurice confirms Blake Wheeler has a concussion first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.
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Judge denies temporary restraining order against UTLA

A judge on Thursday, April 8, refused to issue a temporary restraining order directing the union representing teachers in Los Angeles Unified to stop “interfering” in the district’s efforts to reopen schools for in-person learning, according to court documents. The decision by L.A. County Superior Court Judge Mary Strobel is part of a case brought by the Freedom Foundation on behalf of four parents against LAUSD and United Teachers Los Angeles. The , filed last week, alleges that LAUSD — which ...
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Justin Rose leads Masters by 4 strokes after first-round 65

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Seven holes into the Masters, Justin Rose was 2-over par and in no position to panic. He knew Augusta National in April was no picnic compared with the last one in November. He figured if he could get back to around even par by the end of the day he would be fine. Rose never expected to card the best score in his 59 rounds at Augusta National. No one could have seen it coming, either. Rose made seven birdies and an eagle during a torrid 10-hole stretch for an opening 7-under 65, g...
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Quick Recap- Detroit/Nashville

I'm throwing the digital copy of this game i the garbage, never to be seen again. You on the other hand feel free to express your opinions. Detroit goal below, the only one in a 7-1 loss to Nashville. Team Stats Continue reading "Quick Recap- Detroit/Nashville"
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Glenn Maxwell may not need Sheffield Shield cricket for Test recall - Chris Rogers

Whether the allrounder is available for Victoria next season will depend on the schedule and potential quarantine
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Game 40: Jets 4 Canadiens 2 post-game recap

Post-game recap and interviews with Jets players as well as from Coach Maurice. The post Game 40: Jets 4 Canadiens 2 post-game recap first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.
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Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams reportedly had medication taken away before South Carolina killings

A prominent South Carolina doctor who was one of five people allegedly gunned down by former NFL player Phillip Adams on Wednesday had...
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Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last

Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi’s 45th Clasico on Saturday could also be his last as Barcelona look to rubberstamp their progress under Ronald Koeman by beating Real Madrid and claiming top spot in La Liga. ... Visit for the rest of the story.
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McIlroy staring at cut line but looking at bright side after hit and miss 76 at Augusta

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland acknowledges patrons after putting on the No. 15 green during Round 1 of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Rory McIlroy was proud to dig deep and finish strongly despite inadvertently hitting his father with a wayward shot as he opened with a four-over 76 in the Masters.The world No 12...
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Liverpool bid to end home pain as Lingard fires West Ham push

London (AFP) – Liverpool return to Premier League action on Saturday knowing they must rediscover the magic at home or risk finishing outside the top four for the first time since 2016. At the bottom,... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Milan desperate to cling on as Inter race towards Serie A title

Milan (AFP) – AC Milan travel to relegation-threatened Parma desperate to cling onto second place in Serie A this weekend and stay on course for the Champions League as city rivals Inter can tighten their... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Union braced for Bayern Munich backlash after PSG defeat

Berlin (AFP) – Union Berlin are steeling themselves for a challenging trip to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Saturday as the European champions look to shake off their midweek defeat by Paris Saint-Germain. Bayern’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
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TSN Insiders Tonight

TSN Hockey Insiders Darren Dreger, Pierre LeBrun and TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli join host Glenn Schiiler to discuss if the Florida Panthers are becoming one of the bigger buyers, where things stand on  Taylor Hall  and an update on  Alex Iafallo  of the Los Angeles Kings. Watch at TSN and read the transcript of the segment.
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SafeSport ‘evaluating’ whether to suspend Anna Li

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is evaluating whether to suspend Anna Li, a former UCLA All-American gymnast and 2012 U.S. Olympic team alternate, for allegedly trying to intimidate a young athlete at a recent competition, according to a U.S. Center for SafeSport email obtained by the Southern California News Group. An attorney for Riley Milbrandt, a former athlete at Legacy Elite Gymnastics, the club owned and operated by Li’s family in Aurora, Illinois, recently asked the U.S. Center for SafeSpo...
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Chargers’ Brandon Staley covets tackles, corners ahead of NFL draft

Brandon Staley has boldly made the treacherous commute from his home in Thousand Oaks to his office in Costa Mesa since being hired as the Chargers’ head coach in January. But the former Rams defensive coordinator finally has a move-in date for a home in Orange County. Staley will no longer battle 101 Freeway traffic on a daily basis, but now he has to settle on selecting a left tackle or cornerback with the Chargers’ first-round pick for the NFL draft April 29. That’s if Chargers general manage...
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Jeanie Buss: Lakers to unveil championship banner on May 12

Tradition dictates a defending champion unveils a title banner on the first night of the regular season. But in an untraditional season, the Lakers will end up waiting until the end. Team governor Jeanie Buss revealed Thursday afternoon that the Lakers will unveil the franchise’s 17th NBA championship banner on May 12 for the team’s final regular-season home game against the Houston Rockets. The team will begin allowing fans into Staples Center for home games starting on April 15 against the Bos...
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Not Too Bad

I think it's safe to say that the Wings play of late has been much more watchable. Not too bad actually. They're not winning them all, but, the effort is there, which makes for better play all around. Maybe, as we wind down the rest of the season, we'll get back to some degree of enjoying Red Wings Hockey. I'm all in. It's a Live Blog!
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States in discussions on Earl Eddings future as Cricket Australia chairman

New South Wales oppose a second term for Eddings but he may have the support to continue
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Tanveer Sangha could make New South Wales debut in one-day final

Sean Abbott has also been included as he continues his recovery from a split webbing
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Kings vexed with solving Sharks goalie Martin Jones

If the Kings are to gain ground in a tight West Division race, they’ll have to buck a trend and figure out a familiar foe as they travel to San Jose to face the Sharks and goalie Martin Jones. The Kings won Wednesday in a thrilling comeback against Arizona, but following a victory with another win has proved to be a burdensome task for the Kings this year. They have had just two winning streaks all season, a six-game surge in February and two consecutive wins back in January. They’ve also had tr...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 710 new cases and 52 new deaths as of April 8

Los Angeles public health officials reported 710 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,223,791 as of Thursday, April 8. Officials said there were 52 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 23,388 deaths since tracking began. A total of 5,368,459 vaccinations have been administered in the county as of Wednesday. There were 20 more hospitalization reported since Wednesday, increasing the official count of hospitalizations to 572. That’s 93.8% fewer hospita...
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Zamalek coach Carteron plots amazing CAF Champions League escape

Johannesburg (AFP) – Rehired Zamalek coach Patrice Carteron hopes to mastermind an amazing escape by the Egyptian team this weekend and lead them into the CAF Champions League quarter-finals. The Frenchman last month inherited a... Visit for the rest of the story.
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