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Scoreboard Roundup – 4/16/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/16/14

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(NEW YORK) — NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – First Round: Montreal Canadiens 5 – Tampa Bay Lightning 4 OT (Montreal leads series, 1-0)
Pittsburgh Penguins 4 – Columbus Blue Jackets (Pittsburgh leads series, 1-0)
Anah…

N.Y. Jets Sign RB Chris Johnson

N.Y. Jets Sign RB Chris Johnson

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Free agent running back Chris Johnson agreed to a contract with the New York Jets on Wednesday. The two-year deal is worth up to $9 million, according to ESPN.
Johnson was originally selected out of East Carolina wi…

Tanaka Strikes Out 10 In Yankees’ 3-0 Win Over Mariners

Tanaka Strikes Out 10 In Yankees’ 3-0 Win Over Mariners

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka struck out ten over eight scoreless innings as New York (8-6) blanked the Chicago Cubs (4-9), 3-0, in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday.
The 25-year-old …

Joey Logano: ‘Never Not Time for a Championship’

Joey Logano: ‘Never Not Time for a Championship’

Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR(NEW YORK) — Joey Logano is enjoying the start to his NASCAR Sprint Cup season.  
Logano has four top-five finishes and a win at Texas Motor Speedway and sits eighth in the standings as the series is off this…

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Stauskas and Robinson III Leaving Michigan for NBA

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Michigan sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III announced Tuesday they will leave school and enter the NBA Draft. Stauskas averaged 17.5 points and shot 44 percent from 3-point range while helpin…

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Cuonzo Martin Replaces Montgomery at California

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(BERKELEY, Calif.) — Cuonzo Martin has headed west. Martin, who led Tennessee to the Sweet 16 this season, has departed Knoxville to take the head coaching job at California. California athletic director Sandy Barbour says …

Carmelo Anthony Has Small Tear in Right Shoulder

Carmelo Anthony Has Small Tear in Right Shoulder

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has a small tear in his right labrum and will sit out the team’s last two games of the season, the Knicks announced Tuesday. The injury will not require…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/15/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/15/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates 8 (7-6) – Cincinnati Reds 7 (4-9) completion of Monday’s game
Cincinnati Reds 7 (5-9) – Pittsburgh Pirates 5 (7-7)
Miami Marlins 11 (6-9) – Washington Nationals 2 (8-6)

S.F. 49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd

S.F. 49ers Sign WR Brandon Lloyd

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco 49ers signed free agent wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 49ers originally selected Lloyd out of Illinois in t…

Capitals Know Changes Are Likely Following Disappointing Season

Capitals Know Changes Are Likely Following Disappointing Season

G Fiume/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Facing another season without a Stanley Cup Championship, the Washington Capitals are left asking questions about the future direction of the organization.
Early playoff exits have been the norm for the Capitals …

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Ogwumike Selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(UNCASVILLE, Conn.) — The Connecticut Sun selected Chiney Ogwumike with the No. 1 overall selection in the WNBA Draft on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Ogwumike becomes the second Stanford Cardinal taken with the top pic…

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Grizzlies Beat Phoenix, Clinch Playoff Spot

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX, Ariz.) — Zach Randolph had a season-high 32 as Memphis clinched a playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 win over Phoenix. The Grizzlies can finish as high as seventh in the West while the Suns we…

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Indiana Pacers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Monday night — without even playing. That’s because the Miami Heat suffered a 21-point loss to the Washington Wizards, 114-93…

Rays’ Moore, Jays’ Izturis Suffer Severe Injuries

Rays’ Moore, Jays’ Izturis Suffer Severe Injuries

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In what has consistently been a tight division race, injuries to key players may further impact the American League East division crown. Tampa Bay pitcher Matt Moore will have season ending Tommy John surgery, whil…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/14/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/14/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) –  MLB:  Baltimore Orioles 7 (6-7) – Tampa Bay Rays 1 (7-7)
Washington Nationals 9 (8-5) – Miami Marlins 2 (5-9)
Atlanta Braves 9 (9-4) – Philadelphia Phillies 6 (6-7)
St. Louis Cardinals 4 (8-5) – Brewers 0…

Michael Phelps to End Retirement

Michael Phelps to End Retirement

MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GETTY IMAGES(NEW YORK) –  Swimmer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement.
The 28-year-old Phelps will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.
Phelps is a 22-time Olymp…

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Expected to Miss 4-6 Weeks

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Expected to Miss 4-6 Weeks

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Another tough break for the Washington Nationals as third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will be out the next four to six weeks with a broken right thumb.
The Nationals placed Zimmerman on the disabled list after suffering …

Red Sox Manager John Farrell Complains About Replay System

Red Sox Manager John Farrell Complains About Replay System

Mitch Pilling/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball’s new replay system hasn’t been universally received as positive, as Boston Red Sox manager made critical comments about the process.
Farrell was ejected during last night’s g…

Rays Place Pitcher Alex Cobb on DL with Oblique Injury

Rays Place Pitcher Alex Cobb on DL with Oblique Injury

Robbie Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — In the midst of a breakout season, the Tampa Bay Rays have placed starting pitcher Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique injury.
This is the second starting pitcher in the last we…

Source: Dumars Out as Pistons President

Source: Dumars Out as Pistons President

Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) — After 15 years with the Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars is reportedly out as the team President. That’s according to a source close to the situation that says the team has opted not to renew Dumars’ contrac…

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