• Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins
Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

The alliance pairs one of Miami's most prominent political leaders - Bush lives in Coral Gables- with one of the most famous names in baseball. Forbes has previously valued the team at $940 million , good for 25th out of 30 teams. Derek Jeter may have found a new double play partner in his bid to buy the Miami Marlins . They initially had co...

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  • Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs
Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs

Werenski was injured in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh, which gave the Penguins a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference first-round series. "I'm not sure if we got any possession or not", Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella said after the game when asked whether he thought that play should have been whistled dead after Werenski blo...

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  • Butler signs, but could be dealt
Butler signs, but could be dealt

Saints coach Sean Payton said at the National Football League meetings last month the team plans to add two cornerbacks this offseason and showed his interest in Butler. It's unclear what they'd be willing to give up for Butler, but they have seven draft picks in 2017 after receiving some when they traded wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Patriots...

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  • Wrongful-death suits vs. Hernandez to go forward
Wrongful-death suits vs. Hernandez to go forward

Baez called on authorities to "conduct a transparent and thorough investigation" and promised his own examination of the death. Hernandez, who was serving life in prison for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd , had been acquitted in another double-murder trial less than a week before his death.

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  • Benitez focuses on Ritchie's victor and not referee Stroud
Benitez focuses on Ritchie's victor and not referee Stroud

I think nearly fifty thousand paying customers might have a different view and safe to say we surely won't be seeing any of these clowns at St James Park in the future. I don't know about that. "I am pleased it wasn't the game-deciding issue". The hosts did eventually get their advantage in the 68th minute when Ritchie neatly finished into th...

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  • Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins
Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

Bobby Ryan scored on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime, and the Ottawa recovered after giving up a three-goal lead to beat Boston 4-3 on Monday night and take a 2-1 edge in the first-round series. The Bruins now trail the series 2-1 with game 4 set for Wednesday night in Boston . Noel Acciari, Backes and David Pastrnak answered f...

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  • Wenger proud of anxious Arsenal's fighting spirit
Wenger proud of anxious Arsenal's fighting spirit

It took drastic measures to ensure those three points were picked up. "Mathematically it is still possible, even if it is hard, but we will give it a go", Wenger said after the victory at the Riverside. "I felt it added a bit more stability on the long balls. The players care. When you don't win your confidence goes quickly and comes back slowl...

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  • Leonard Fournette slims down to 228 pounds for LSU pro day
Leonard Fournette slims down to 228 pounds for LSU pro day

Among the topics he covered was his weight loss, down to 228 pounds: "My Mom's been on me about what I'm eating". He doesn't really need to improve on his 40-yard dash time of 4.51 seconds at the combine, which also turned heads for the opposite reason, since that's an impressive time for someone of his size.

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  • Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime
Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

Boston is still injured and vulnerable, and Karlsson could be primed for a big night. There is no way this game ever should have gotten to OT. The Senators are 1-6 in their last 7 road games, 1-4 in their last 5 Monday games and 14-6 in their last 20 games playing on 1 days rest.

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  • Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82
Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82

Unfortunately, as much as the Grizzlies are trying, they can't stop Leonard, despite their best efforts. However, the defending champions, following a pattern that began late in the regular season, almost gave away an 18-point lead in the fourth as the Pacers crawled within four in the final minute before Cleveland closed it out at the foul line....

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  • Vettori defends dropping Gayle in match against Pune
Vettori defends dropping Gayle in match against Pune

On one hand, GL sit seventh in the table with just one win in four, RCB have played one game more and accrued equal number of wins to sit a place adrift - not the kind of form you'd expect from last year's runner-ups. De Villiers tweeted, Disappointed to be missing the match tonight for RCB, due to injury. RCB seemed to be still looking for the...

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  • Morton, 3 Astros relievers combine to 5-hit Angels, 3-0
Morton, 3 Astros relievers combine to 5-hit Angels, 3-0

He had runners on in every inning, including stranding the bases loaded in the second when he got Ben Revere to fly out. Morton (1-1) worked in and out of trouble over five innings, allowing five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. "If you're going to be a good team, you have to win the close ones, and Charlie did a great job tonight". Mike...

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  • Fruity Pebbles owner Post Holdings to buy Weetabix
Fruity Pebbles owner Post Holdings to buy Weetabix

The UK accounts for the majority of Weetabix sales and the brand is a royal warrant holder. Post is adding a British breakfast standard to its stable. The Weetabix brand had global retail sales of $310 million last year, according to Euromonitor International, up only 1.4 percent from 2012, the year Bright Food took control.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs take control of play-off series
Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs take control of play-off series

That flip could be coming soon according to LeBron James . Although the team doesn't always finish off the job as comfortably as fans would hope, through two playoff games , the Cavs are off to a 2-0 start. "We lost our poise and weren't calm during that third quarter. And that was big". James also had no trouble dicing up the Pacers , fi...

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  • Red Sox DH Ramirez limps off with leg injury
Red Sox DH Ramirez limps off with leg injury

Indians 13, Tigers 6: Jose Ramirez was 4-for-4 with a pair of three-run homers for Cleveland, and Detroit ace Justin Verlander matched a career high by allowing nine runs. But turning two wouldn't be an option after second baseman Brad Miller fanned on the seventh offering from reliever Robbie Ross Jr . "So you go in and kind of bounce some thin...

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  • Big hail, heavy rains pelt Deep South as storms move in
Big hail, heavy rains pelt Deep South as storms move in

That shifts overnight, particularly during the early hours Thursday as storms move in. A higher risk for heavy storms capable of creating tornadoes may stay more to the north and west, said Tim Barry, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Tallahassee.

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  • US Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler book epic weekend
US Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler book epic weekend

He carded a quadruple bogey on 12 in the final round of 2016, and another quadruple on 15 on Thursday. After going up and down between holes five and nine with two birdies and two bogeys, Garcia added two birdies and hit par on the final nine holes to tie Rose for the lead.

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  • McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win
McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win

McDavid scored his 100th point of the season in the Oilers' regular-season finale on Sunday, a 5-2 win over the Canucks, and it's merely a round number for the plaque on his Art Ross Trophy, which has been his to clinch for a while. And then there's Milan Lucic, a veteran of 101 playoff games and a Stanley Cup in Boston. "I hope they're rocking". ...

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  • Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round
Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round

And that quad he made at the par-5 15th on Thursday, the disaster that put him in his early predicament? He narrowly missed the eagle putt. At one-under-par he is well placed for a Sunday charge and knows all too well what can happen on the back nine at Augusta having been alongside Danny Willett a year ago as Jordan Spieth collapsed.

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  • Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season
Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season

Game 1 of the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets will take place tomorrow night on TNT at 9 p.m EST. Harden had 22 triple-doubles and became the first player in National Basketball Association history to have 2,000 points (2,356), 900 assists (907) and 600 rebounds (659) in a single season.

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