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Scoreboard Roundup – 4/17/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/17/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NHL Playoffs: First Round – New York Rangers 4 – Philadelphia Flyers 1 (Rangers lead series 1-0)
St. Louis Blues 4 – Chicago Blackhawks 3  3OT (Blues lead series 1-0)
Colorado Avalanche 5 – Minnesota Wild 4 OT (Ava…

Chad Johnson Signs with the Montreal Alouettes

Chad Johnson Signs with the Montreal Alouettes

Elsa/Getty Images(MONTREAL) — Chad Johnson is back in football, just not in the NFL. Johnson has agreed to sign with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes.
After recently working out for the team, Johnson and the team agreed to a two-year deal.
“Chad Johnson d…

Duke’s Jabari Parker Declares for the NBA Draft

Duke’s Jabari Parker Declares for the NBA Draft

Kelly Kline/Getty Images(DURHAM, N.C.) — After much deliberation, Jabari Parker has decided to forgo the final three years of eligibility at Duke and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
In his lone season at Duke, Parker lived up to the hype as he average…

Knicks Sign Lamar Odom

Knicks Sign Lamar Odom

NBA/Los Angeles Lakers(NEW YORK) — Phil Jackson’s first move as team president was bringing in a former player on Wednesday. The Knicks signed Lamar Odom for the rest of this season and a non-guaranteed deal for next season, reports ESPN.com.
The…

Hanley Ramirez Leaves Game with Hand Injury

Hanley Ramirez Leaves Game with Hand Injury

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left Wednesday night’s game against the Giants after getting hit in the left hand by a Ryan Vogelsong pitch in the seventh inning.
Following the pitch, Ramirez …

Montreal Defeats Lightning in OT, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Montreal Defeats Lightning in OT, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Mike Carlson/Getty Images (TAMPA, Fla.) — The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs saw 20 first round games go to overtime, an all-time record. On the opening day of the 2014 postseason, Montreal and Tampa Bay began the quest to eclips that mark.
Both teams trad…

MLS Expanding to Atlanta in 2017

MLS Expanding to Atlanta in 2017

George Frey/Getty Images(ATLANTA, Ga.) — In early February, Major League Soccer will send a provisional team to Miami for play in either 2016 or 2017. On Wednesday, MLS Commission Don Garber made the announcement that Atlanta would also receive a team…

Red Sox Down Chicago in 14 Innings

Red Sox Down Chicago in 14 Innings

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(CHICAGO, Ill.) — Jackie Bradley, Jr. hit a double down the right field line to score two runs and give the Boston Red Sox a 6-4 lead in the top of the 14th inning against the White Sox on Wednesday night. Chicago ran out of pi…

Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Bucks Owner Sells Team for $550 Million

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced on Wednesday an agreement to sell the team to investors Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for approximately $550 million. A condition of the sale was for the buyers to keep t…

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…

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