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Brewers Stifle Pirates, 4-1, Win 9th Straight

Brewers Stifle Pirates, 4-1, Win 9th Straight

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — The Milwaukee Brewers are off to their best start since the 1987 season after a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Aramis Ramirez drove in two in the victory and Ryan Braun was 1-for-…

Pacers Top Thunder, 102-97, One Game From Clinching East

Pacers Top Thunder, 102-97, One Game From Clinching East

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Pacers (55-26) are one game away from clinching the top-spot in the Eastern Conference after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-97 on Sunday.
David West put in a 21-point performance and Lance Stephen…

Rangers Place Beltre on 15-Day DL

Rangers Place Beltre on 15-Day DL

Rick Yeatts/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — The Texas Rangers placed third baseman Adrian Beltre on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 9 on Sunday.
Beltre suffered a Grade 1 strain in his quadriceps muscle on Tuesday against the Red Sox.

Recker Leads N.Y. Mets Past L.A. Angels In 13 Innings, 7-6

Recker Leads N.Y. Mets Past L.A. Angels In 13 Innings, 7-6

iStockphoto(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Mets catcher Anthony Recker hit a go-ahead home run in the 13th inning as New York (5-6) outlasted the Los Angeles Angels (5-6) on Saturday night, 7-6.
Recker led off the 13th with a solo shot off of Angels reliever Matt…

Bruins Clinch President’s Trophy

Bruins Clinch President’s Trophy

Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) — The Boston Bruins clinched the President’s Trophy, which is given to the team with the most points in the NHL’s regular season, by beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Saturday.
David Krejci scored twice and…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/12/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/12/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays 1 (7-5) – Cincinnati Reds 0 (3-8)
New York Yankees 7 (6-6) – Boston Red Sox 4 (5-7)
Minnesota Twins 7 (5-6) – Kansas City Royals 1 (4-6)
St. Louis Cardinals 10 (6-5) – Chicago Cubs 4 (4-7)
Cleveland …

Watson, Spieth Tied for Masters Lead

Watson, Spieth Tied for Masters Lead

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(AUGUSTA, GA) — Jordan Spieth put together yet another impressive performance Saturday, shooting a 2-under 70 to tie Bubba Watson for the lead at the Masters.
If Spieth can outlast the remainder of the field Sunday, he’ll beco…

Kevin Ware Transferring to Georgia State

Kevin Ware Transferring to Georgia State

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware is moving closer to home.
The 6-foot-2 guard confirmed to ESPN that he will transfer to Georgia State, a plus for him since his family lives in Georgia.  He will seek a …

Cubs Remove Jose Veras from Closer’s Role

Cubs Remove Jose Veras from Closer’s Role

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — After blowing his second game in the early season, the Chicago Cubs have decided to remove Jose Veras from the closer’s role.
Merely hours after giving Veras a vote of confidence, manager Rick Renteria announ…

Celtics’ Fans Part of why Rajon Rondo wants to Stay in Boston

Celtics’ Fans Part of why Rajon Rondo wants to Stay in Boston

NBA via Boston Celtics(NEW YORK) — It has been a tough season for the Boston Celtics, but specifically for point guard Rajon Rondo, who’s not used to losing at the pro level. Despite the mounting losses, Rondo wants to stay with the team in large part…

Chad Johnson to Work Out with the Montreal Alouettes

Chad Johnson to Work Out with the Montreal Alouettes

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With the NFL no longer an option at the time being, former Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson will work out with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, which could lead to him eventually signing with the team.
Johnson has not pla…

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Darlington

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Darlington

Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images(DARLINGTON, S.C.) — Kevin Harvick took home his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday.
Harvick won in the knockout round for Saturday night’s Southern 500 and was followed by Joey Logano, who was las…

Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Blue Jackets Lose Horton for Six Weeks

Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nathan Horton underwent surgery to fix an abdominal injury and is expected to miss approximately six weeks, the team announced Friday.
The 28-year-old Horton signed a se…

Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(TORONTO) — Carmelo Anthony had 30 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead the New York Knicks past the Toronto Raptors Friday night, 108-100.
Amar’e Stoudemire had a season-high 24 points and 11 rebo…

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th member of the NBA’s 25,000 point club in the team’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks Friday.
Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining in the second quarter giving him 25…

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

SP Randy Wolf Agrees to Minor League Deal with D-Backs

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Starting pitcher Randy Wolf agreed to to a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced on Twitter Friday.
The 37-year-old Wolf signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners in …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/11/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/11/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) –  MLB:  Toronto Blue Jays 2 (6-5) – Baltimore Orioles 0 (4-6)
Boston Red Sox 4 (5-6) – New York Yankees 2 (5-6)
Philadelphia Phillies 6 (4-6) – Miami Marlins 3 (5-6)
Tampa Bay Rays 2 (6-5) – Cincinnati Reds 1 (…

Bubba Watson Takes Second Round Lead at The Masters

Bubba Watson Takes Second Round Lead at The Masters

Andrew Redington/Getty Images Sport (AUGUSTA, Ga.) –  After two days of play, Bubba Watson has seized control of the Masters. 
Watson shot a -4 under 68 Friday and is currently -7 under for the tournament.  He takes a three-shot lead in…

Browns Match Jaguars’ Offer to C Alex Mack

Browns Match Jaguars’ Offer to C Alex Mack

George Gojkovich/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Center Alex Mack is officially staying in Cleveland.
The Browns have matched the five-year offer sheet that Mack signed earlier Friday with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Cleveland had five days to matc…

Rangers Play It Safe with Third Baseman Adrian Beltre

Rangers Play It Safe with Third Baseman Adrian Beltre

Rick Yeatts/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Third Baseman Adrian Beltre is a vital part of the Texas Rangers lineup, which is why the team is being cautious with him as he is dealing with a Grade 1 left quadriceps strain.
The Rangers will rest Beltre the nex…

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