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Five underrated Week 1 storylines for the 2018 NFL season

Saturday  01:50,   21 april 2018
Sportradar

Ample digital ink is spilled every year when the NFL releases its schedule, and this season is no exception. Ample digital ink is spilled every year when the NFL releases its schedule, and this season is no[...]

The Blazing Hot Red Sox Lead Our Power Rankings, But Good Luck Against the Astros

Saturday  01:50,   21 april 2018
Sports Illustrated

The first manager goes down! Whoever had their money on Bryan Price being the first manager fired in 2018, approach the window to collect your winnings. The first manager goes down! Whoever had their money on Bryan Price being the first[...]

Zach Johnson rolling, shares Texas Open lead with Ryan Moore

Saturday  01:30,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Zach Johnson was going nowhere in the Valero Texas Open when it all changed with one putt.He made an 8-foot par putt on the 13th hole of the opening round to stay at 2 under. He followed with a big drive, a hybrid into 12 feet and an eagle. Johnson [...]

Big saves, more saves: Top goalies starring in key moments

Saturday  01:11,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

The Bruins' Tuukka Rask, Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy and Capitals' Braden Holtby are making big saves when it matters.One night later, the Boston coach saw up close how Tuukka Rask got his blocker on Mitch Marner's breakaway attempt[...]

Ex-women's player Mleczko breaks ice as TV analyst for playoff games

Saturday  00:30,   21 april 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

AJ Mleczko, a former U.S. hockey Olympian, is the first woman to work NHL playoff games as an in-booth TV analyst.Nobody had told her she would audition with legendary play-by-play man Mike Emrick and they would broadcast her U.S. team’s loss to[...]

Espanyol sacks Sanchez Flores after 5 games without a goal

Saturday  00:15,   21 april 2018
Reuters

La Liga club Espanyol sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores after just under two seasons in charge.Espanyol have lost four of their last five games in La Liga without scoring a goal and their recent form has sent them down to 16th in the[...]

The Process Is On Its Way to This Year’s NBA Finals

Saturday  00:11,   21 april 2018
The Big Lead

Does process = NBA[...]

Zach Johnson went on a furious birdie streak Friday

Saturday  00:11,   21 april 2018
For The Win

Zach Johnson surged to the top of the PGA Tour leaderboard Friday.Johnson started his round on the back nine, and after two opening pars went on a sensational run of five birdies over the next six[...]

Eagles strike new deal with Nick Foles

Saturday  00:06,   21 april 2018
NBC Sports

One of the questions heading into the offseason was whether the Eagles would consider trading quarterback Nick Foles, but no one hit the “high price tag” the team said it would take to move the reigning Super Bowl MVP. While a trade didn’t[...]

Europa League trophy stolen, recovered in Mexico

Saturday  00:05,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

Authorities in Mexico say the Europa League trophy has been recovered after it was stolen in the central city of Leon. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File) MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Mexico say the Europa League trophy has been[...]

Japanese fans flock to Anaheim amid Ohtani-mania

Friday  23:30,   20 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Shohei Ohtani is turning Angels Stadium in Anaheim into a favored destination for Japanese tourists and expats looking to see their beloved countryman in action as he shines in his first season in the Major Leagues.</p>Shohei Ohtani is[...]

FIFA queries Morocco World Cup bid, to make 2nd inspection

Friday  23:26,   20 april 2018
Associated Press

FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans has ended with questions about the quality of stadiums and a demand for more[...]

Former NBA, NFL athletes estimate marijuana use among players is higher than 80%

Friday  23:25,   20 april 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

Kenyon Martin, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2000 NBA draft, told Bleacher Report that marijuana is more prevalent in the league than people realize. One NFL player added that coaches and GMs use it as well.Former tight end Martellus Bennett thought [...]

Josh Allen had seven visits, one private workout

Friday  23:00,   20 april 2018
NBC Sports

Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen enters the draft as possibly the first overall pick. In advance of the selection process, he visited with seven total teams. In an interview that will be included later today in the award-eligible PFT PM podcast, Allen [...]

Justin Fields clearly pushing Jake Fromm now that he's in Athens

Friday  22:56,   20 april 2018
12up

<p>Fromm, 19, dazzled throughout his 15 appearances during his freshman season.</p>SEC Freshman of the Year, ​Jake Fromm, experienced a first season for the ages, as he was seconds away from leading his school to a National[...]