Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

A 3-0 win at Everton has kept Chelsea on target for the English Premier League title as the Blues stayed four points clear of Tottenham at the top of the ladder. Speaking after the game, Pedro admitted he was pleased to have netted such a fine goal and at such a crucial moment and said he believes it could be his best yet in a Chelsea shirt. Read More

Raptors blow lead but hold off Bucks

Serge Ibaka had 11 boards but just seven points before fouling out for Toronto. The Milwaukee Bucks blew a 2-1 lead to the Toronto Raptors and lost their first-round series when the Raptors managed to un-blow a 25-point lead and win on Thursday night. Read More

Predators show Blackhawks no mercy to conclude shocking sweep

Anaheim became the first team to advance to the conference semifinals. Game 5: Maple Leafs at Capitals , 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN (Series tied 2-2) - The Capitals averted a full-blown crisis with a win in Game 4 , but they're hardly out of the woods. Read More

Dejan Lovren extends Liverpool stay

Dejan Lovren extends Liverpool stay

The Hornets had a one man advantage for most of the match after Tigers striker Oumar Niasse was controversially sent off in the first-half, however Walter Mazzarri's men still failed to win the game against their relegation-threatened opponents. Read More

HIGHLIGHTS: Broncos add running back to the mix with De'Angelo Henderson

HIGHLIGHTS: Broncos add running back to the mix with De'Angelo Henderson

The Denver Broncos, with the 203rd pick in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, selected Coastal Carolina running back De'Angelo Henderson. "I'm just a relentless player with skills", said Walker, whose Twitter handle is @livinglegend_44. Read More

Packers sign four-time All-Pro guard Jahri Evans

Packers sign four-time All-Pro guard Jahri Evans

He's also a six-time Pro Bowl selection and a Super Bowl champion from Super Bowl XLIV. Heading into the draft, the Packers now have a replacement for T.J. "I know Green Bay needs a cornerback , but they could also use a pass rusher, and this draft is fairly thin in that department". "I think that his leadership would've been outstanding for us". Read More

Thiem sets up potential Murray semi in Barcelona

When a player has won as many clay court titles as Rafael Nadal has, one wonders why he didn't have a court named after him sooner. The Briton relied on his serve to recover the second set but could not sustain the level and bowed out. Nadal will take a 2-1 career record over Thiem into Sunday's final with all their meetings having come on clay. Maria Sharapova's first tournament since her controversial return to tennis is over after losing to Kristina Mladenovic of France in the Porsche ... Read More

Chevron shares jump after profit beats estimates

Chevron shares jump after profit beats estimates

During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.39) earnings per share. Worldwide downstream earnings dropped slightly to US$457 million from US$488 million, due to lower margins on refined product sales and foreign currency effects. Read More

Isaiah Thomas expected to play Game 2, then return home to family

Isaiah Thomas expected to play Game 2, then return home to family

The Bulls led 89-75 in the opening minute of the fourth, their biggest lead of the game, when Butler found Felicio for a layup off a double team. Chicago held a 43-38 rebounding edge for the game. "When we played against Boston back in the day, he knew all the plays". Jerian Grant was also a big contributor to the Game 1 victory, with six points and four assists as he helped lead the reserves to a dominant effort against the Celtics' second unit. Read More

Yoenis Cespedes exits game with left hamstring pull

Yoenis Cespedes exits game with left hamstring pull

Though Cespedes has been dealing with a hamstring issue, the Mets chose not to place him on the disabled list. With a.286 team on-base percentage, also second-worst in the league, the Mets can not manufacture offense without the home run. Read More

Attorney: Officials denied Hernandez's request for cellmate

Attorney: Officials denied Hernandez's request for cellmate

Also Thursday, lawyers for Hernandez's estate, his fiancee and their young daughter wrote to prison officials and the prosecutor's office investigating Hernandez's death, asking them to stop leaks to the media about letters and other writings by Hernandez found in his cell and certain details of the investigation. Read More

Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed

Thomas nearly lifted the Eastern Conference top seeds to victory with two late baskets in their best-of-seven first-round series opener against the Bulls, but the visitors survived to draw first blood, 106-102. Next the Fireflies will play three games against the Rome (Georgia) Braves before returning home Thursday for a four-game series with Lexington (Kentucky) Legends. Read More

Prospect watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger promotion likely

Prospect watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger promotion likely

The highly touted Dodgers rookie officially notched his first hit in the majors during his debut Tuesday, collecting the stat courtesy of an infield single against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. He has also stolen seven bases in seven tries. He is also another left-handed bat for the Dodgers, joining a roster full of them. As our Michael Wittman outlined in his article about Bellinger last week, the Dodgers were hesitant to having Bellinger on the roster to start the season because ... Read More

Spurs beat Grizzlies, take 3-2 series lead

Spurs beat Grizzlies, take 3-2 series lead

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) drives against San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Sports Illustrated reported that the image posted to Reddit has since been deleted, but the Express News took a screen shot of the image. Here's where you can find a San Antonio Spurs vs Memphis Grizzlies live stream for free! "We don't discuss anything that ... Read More

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Reportedly Wins Auction to Purchase Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Reportedly Wins Auction to Purchase Miami Marlins

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald is reporting the winning bid was $1.3 billion, well over the $940 million estimate recently given by Forbes magazine, but short of the reported $1.6 million "handshake deal" reported earlier. The scarcity of Major League Baseball teams for sale could help him fetch him a premium. Jeb Bush's older brother and former President George W. Bush , owned the Texas Rangers from 1989 to 1998. Read More

Caps win tight series over Leafs to set up rematch with Pens

Caps win tight series over Leafs to set up rematch with Pens

Johansson pulled Washington even at 1-1 with less than eight minutes to go in the third period after Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the series for Toronto. It was the sixth goal of his playoff career and second this year. It seemed like the best offensive chance would come from Toronto when they got the first powerplay of the evening, but it was nullified just 22 seconds into the PP when Tyler Bozak took a penalty on John Carlson which led to four-on-four ... Read More

Kante named PFA Player of the Year

Kante named PFA Player of the Year

Meanwhile, Spurs midfielder Dele Alli scooped the PFA Young Player of the Year award. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. Last season Riyad Mahrez won the PFA prize as Leicester City stormed to the league title. And it was enough to see the 26-year-old head a six-strong list including teammate Eden Hazard, the league's top-scorer Romelu Lukaku, and Tottenham's Harry Kane to the ... Read More

Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks - 4/26/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Wizards vs. Atlanta Hawks - 4/26/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Fortunately for the Hawks, backup point guard Jose Calderon had his best game in Atlanta uniform in Monday night. Game 6 is set for Friday in Atlanta. It really came down to shooting guard Bradley Beal having an excellent shooting night for Washington to at least stay in this game. The momentum is certainly on their side, but the backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal has the potential to carry the Wizards if everything is clicking. Read More

Arsene Wenger continues to dodge questions over Arsenal future

According to Sam Lee of Goal and Jack Gaughan of the Daily Mail , star duo Sergio Aguero and David Silva both have a good chance of featuring in this Thursday night's Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium. "Our target is to finish as high as possible". "We have a very strong overall situation and a very strong team. If we don't qualify for the Champions League, it will be a big disappointment", Cech said. Read More

Dortmund's injured Bartra out for four weeks after bus attack

Dortmund's injured Bartra out for four weeks after bus attack

But Tuchel claimed the club was informed of UEFA's decision by text message and they were left feeling powerless. Tuchel accused UEFA of treating Dortmund as if only a "beer can" had been thrown at their bus. "You read the whole time of an attack on our bus". It makes us incredibly sad but also incredibly fortunate to be standing here today, especially when you hear the details that are coming out (from the investigation). Read More