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Roger De Vlaeminck's cycling Dream Team

Classics legend picks teammates for the cobbles, the hills, and for spying on Merckx
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Southampton defer wages and West Ham hope players will take 30% drop

Southampton defer wages and West Ham hope players will take 30% drop * Southampton squad defer 10% of pay for three months * Brighton targeting pay cuts with possible return of money
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Belarusian club puts mannequins in stands as fans stay away

Defending Belarusian league champion Dynamo Brest has started boosting its home crowds with mannequins in soccer shirts and adorned with the faces of ''virtual fans'' who bought tickets online. As the real fans stay away, the mannequins have arrived. For Wednesday's Belarusian Cup semifinal match against Shakhtyor Soligorsk, at least 30 of the mannequins were placed on seats in the stands, each topped with a cut-out photo.
Tags: News, Sports, Shakhtyor Soligorsk, Dynamo Brest


On this day: Died April 11, 1977: Karen Krantzcke, Australian tennis player

"There's no telling what could have caused this," Comer Cherry, a cardiologist who had been watching the tournament and tried to save the Australian, told media at the time. Born in Brisbane in 1946, Krantzcke won the Australian Open junior title in 1966, but she reached the senior ranks at the same time Margaret Court was cutting a swathe through the women's game.
Tags: News, Sports, Brisbane, Margaret Court, Karen Krantzcke, Krantzcke


Aldon Smith details “really dark place” sleeping under a car at rock bottom

New Dallas Cowboys pass rusher Aldon Smith detailed exactly how far his life and self-esteem had fallen since he last played in the NFL in 2016 during an interview with Jay Glazer of FOX Sports on Thursday night. "I would say 2018 was a tough year," Smith said. "In that year, I was in a [more]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Aldon Smith, Smith, Fox Sports, Jay Glazer, New Dallas Cowboys


Tamayomi Feels up Some Muscular Thighs

A fierce batting showdown has taken place in Tamayomi as the girls show off the extent of their baseball prowess, backstories and recollections of past events also being in abundance (along with some thigh-pinching action) to help viewers establish an emotional connection with the girls. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Sports, Baseball, Anime, Legs, Muscle, Image Gallery, Omake, Studio A-Cat, Tamayomi


David Carr chides Jameis Winston for training choices

One is a former first overall pick whose career as a starter ended after five years. The other is a former first overall pick whose career as a starter may be ending after five years, but he's trying his best to keep that from happening. On Thursday, they engaged in a back-and-forth on Twitter. It [more]
Tags: News, Sports, Jameis Winston, David Carr


Bucs GM unsure if Gronkowski would return to NFL

Jason Licht discussed the chances of Rob Gronkowski joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Rob Gronkowski, Gronkowski, Jason Licht


UNC reserve big man Brandon Huffman plans to transfer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina says reserve big man Brandon Huffman plans to transfer.
Tags: News, Sports, UNC, Brandon Huffman, CHAPEL HILL N C AP North Carolina


Dodgers second to Yankees on Forbes’ most valuable MLB franchises list

NEW YORK  — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5 billion in the last NFL ranking. The Yankees’ YES Network broadcasts Forbes “SportsMoney” television show. Related Articles MLB: 30 teams in Arizona to end coronavirus hiatus just a ‘potential option’ ...
Tags: New York, Angels, Sports, NFL, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Dallas Cowboys, Mlb, Miami, Philadelphia, Oakland, Kansas City, St Louis, Yankees


UFC Taps Out On Final April Pay-Per-View Fight

UFC president Dana White has finally capitulated to the realities of the coronavirus era. While the NBA and NHL suspended their regular seasons, the NCAA canceled March Madness, Major League Baseball delayed Opening Day and soccer entities around the world scrapped matches, the MMA promoter insisted that UFC 249, the twelve-fight pay-per-view card on ESPN+, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Ncaa, Ufc, Espn, NHL, MMA, Dana White


Former Blackhawks captain 'Whitey' Stapleton dies at 79

Former three-time NHL All-Star Pat Stapleton, known affectionately as "Whitey" for his shock of blond hair, has died after suffering a stroke. Stapleton, who was a mainstay on the Hawks' defence for eight seasons and captained the team in 1969-70 campaign, passed away on Wednesday night, the National Hockey League team announced Thursday. "The Chicago Blackhawks organization would like to express their deepest sympathy to the family, friends and former teammates of Pat Stapleton," the tea...
Tags: News, Sports, National Hockey League, Blackhawks, Hawks, NHL All Star, Stapleton, Whitey, Pat Stapleton, The Chicago Blackhawks, Whitey Stapleton


Now UFC fans will love Dana White even more

His relentless and at times ridiculous attempts to stage UFC 249 on April 18 were finally dashed Thursday, but he endeared himself further to his target audience.
Tags: News, Sports, Ufc, Dana White


Report: Six Barcelona board members quit, recommend new election

"We ask that once the results of the audit ... are presented, all responsible to be swept away with the eventual corresponding compensation."
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona


Report: Jim Boylen expects to keep his job despite major front office changes in Chicago

Despite sweeping front office changes, Bulls coach Jim Boylen reportedly still expects to keep his job next season.
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Former NFL Player Chris Johnson Accused of Hiring Hitman to Murder 2 Men Suspected of Shooting Him & Killing His Friend

Former NFL running back, Chris Johnson, has been accused of hiring a hitman to take out two men in revenge of a shooting back in 2015, sources say. Johnson, a three-time Pro Bowler, has vehemently denied the claims, but authorities are gathering intelligence that they claim links him to not only the revenge hit, but also in helping fund a drug operation in Florida. The allegations stem back to an incident that took place in Orlando, FL on March 8th, 2015. Johnson suffered a gunshot wound to his ...
Tags: Florida, Crime, Sports, NFL, Pop Culture, Jazz, Johnson, Murder For Hire, Orlando, Chris, Bolden, Chris Johnson, Dominic Bolden


Here’s how Tony Ferguson reacted to UFC 249 cancellation

Tony Ferguson was fired up talking about UFC 249 on Thursday. New opponent. New location. Weight on point. Preaching about his tight circle and his family. Motivated as always, coronavirus pandemic be damned. “Mental’s OK, not too bad. Opponent switch was something different, but I’ve been surrounding myself with the same people. You know that,” Ferguson said in a phone interview. “Nothing’s changed. Family’s good, man. Everything’s good.” It was a vintage Ferguson interview. He wasn’t afraid of...
Tags: Disney, Sports, Fresno, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Ferguson, Ufc, Espn, MMA, Barclays Center, Costa Mesa, Dana White, Dagestan, Cerrone, Donald Cerrone


Report: Rams to trade Brandin Cooks to Houston Texans for draft picks

The Rams are trading wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans for a second-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft and a future fourth-round pick, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. The deal comes slightly more than two years after Cooks, 26, was acquired by the Rams in a trade with the New England Patriots. The Rams sent a first-round pick in the 2018 NFL draft (the 23rd selection overall) and a sixth-round pick in exchange for Cooks and a fourth-round selection, hoping Cooks would prov...
Tags: Sports, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Sport, Soccer, New England Patriots, Nfc, Houston, Cooks, Los Angeles Rams, Rams, Ian Rapoport, Brandin Cooks


AP Source: LA Rams trade WR Brandin Cooks to Texans

The Los Angeles Rams are trading receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans, according to a person familiar with the deal. The NFL Network reported the Rams will get a second-round pick while sending a future fourth-rounder to Houston. Cooks will help the Texans replace DeAndre Hopkins, who was shockingly traded to the Arizona Cardinals last month for running back David Johnson and two draft picks.
Tags: News, Sports, Arizona Cardinals, Houston, NFL Network, LA Rams, Los Angeles Rams, Rams, DeAndre Hopkins, David Johnson, Brandin Cooks, Houston Cooks


Rams paid Brandin Cooks $40.459 million for two years

Add Brandin Cooks to the list of recent contracts for which Kevin Demoff would like a Mulligan. The Rams paid way too much to running back Todd Gurley in 2018 and way too much to quarterback Jared Goff in 2019. They've rectified (and admitted) a third mistake on Thursday, sending receiver Brandin Cooks and a [more]
Tags: News, Sports, Todd Gurley, Jared Goff, Kevin Demoff, Brandin Cooks


Report: Texans trading for Rams WR Brandin Cooks

The Texans appear to have their replacement for the departed DeAndre Hopkins.
Tags: News, Sports, Brandin Cooks


Slugger Mark Reynolds says he's retiring after 13-year run

Slugger Mark Reynolds is retiring after hitting 298 homers over 13 seasons with eight teams. The 36-year-old made the announcement Thursday on SiriusXM Radio. Reynolds was a prime example of the rise of all-or-nothing masher.
Tags: News, Sports, Mark Reynolds, SiriusXM Radio Reynolds


Colin Kaepernick to contact NY Jets about NFL comeback despite false tweet: Report

Kaepernick’s name became a trending topic on Twitter after a parody account tweeted that he had signed a one-year contract with the Jets.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Kaepernick, NY Jets


UFC 249 cancelled despite Dana White's efforts

The UFC president had insisted that the pay-per-view showcase scheduled for April 18 would go on in spite of concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: News, Sports, Ufc, Dana White


Santa Anita races to Los Alamitos ‘not going to happen’

Like many horse racing fans, I got a bit pumped up over the weekend when I read that Santa Anita’s racing dates might be transferred to Los Alamitos and we’d have thoroughbred daytime racing again in Southern California. Well, the dream was nice while it lasted. “It’s not going to happen,” Los Alamitos vice president Jack Liebau said in a phone interview Thursday morning. Can’t get more final than that. A letter from the Thoroughbred Owners of California to its members was posted on the organiza...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Horse racing, Wilson, Southland, Hollywood Park, Stronach Group, Los Alamitos, Santa Anita, Los Angeles County Health Department, NTRA, Los Alamitos Race Course, Santa Anita Race Track


NCAA confirms Georgia Tech eligible for 2021 postseason

Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury says the school met the requirements of its men's basketball postseason ban as part of punishments from the NCAA even though most of the postseason was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to fans Thursday made available to the public, Stansbury said he was recently informed Georgia Tech completed its mandated ban by removing itself from the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament on March 2. Georgia Tech made that decision when ...
Tags: News, Sports, Ncaa, Georgia Tech, Todd Stansbury, Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, Stansbury


Six players who could rise because of NBA’s changing draft focus

With so much uncertainty and so many constraints on scouting, NBA teams may opt for safer, low-risk selections instead of flash and high ceilings.
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Who are the best power forwards in Celtics history? Ranking the Top 10

The Celtics have won 17 NBA championships in their storied history, so it's no surprise that the team has run out an amazing collection of power forwards over the years. A. Sherrod Blakely ranks the Top 10, a list which includes eight Hall of Famers.
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Buccaneers GM on Rob Gronkowski: 'I have no idea if he'd want to play'

Now that Tom Brady has left the New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFL free agency, the dreams and speculation of Rob Gronkowski potentially returning to pro football have moved south to Florida.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buccaneers GM