Archive for April, 2017

Dodgers hit back-to-back-to-back HRs to cap off insane 9th inning comeback

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Yasiel Puig, Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner hit consecutive homers off Hector Neris in the ninth, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for a wild 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Koe vs. Jacobs, Homan vs. Hasselborg in Champions Cup finals

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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The finals are set at the Champions Cup curling tournament. Calgary's Kevin Koe will face Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., in the men's title draw on Sunday. On the women's side it'll be Ottawa's Rachel Homan against Sweden's Anna Hasselborg.

Mr. Irrelevant: Chad Kelly last player selected in 2017 NFL Draft

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Chad Kelly will go down in NFL history, like many before him. He might not be a hall of fame quarterback like his uncle Jim Kelly was for the Buffalo Bills, but his name will be remembered. With the 253rd overall pick the Buffalo native was selected last in the 2017 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos. Kelly's journey to the NFL Draft has been anything but easy.  He's had plenty of off the field issues which raised flags for franchises in the hunt for a cornerstone piece at the most important position in the league. His most recent run-in occurred during the fall when he rushed the field during his younger brother Casey's football game. Before that, there was an incident outside

Broncos add a bunch of tough guys in the draft

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

John Elway and Vance Joseph used free agency to target toughness in the trenches. ''You want guys who love to play and hate to lose,'' Joseph said. ''These eight guys we picked this weekend all fit into that category: They love to win, they hate to lose and they're tough guys.

Penguins flex muscles in win, leave Capitals scrambling down 2-0

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Phil Kessel scored twice, Sidney Crosby set up more goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Braden Holtby on the way to a 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 2 Saturday night that gave them a commanding 2-0 lead in their second-round series.

10 Players the Dallas Cowboys Should Target in the 2017 NFL Draft

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys seemingly came out of nowhere and exceeded expectations in 2016. What was even more surprising: The Cowboys accomplished all this despite losing then-franchise quarterback Tony Romo to a back injury early on in training camp. As a result, the bar has been raised for America’s Team heading into the 2017 NFL season.

Two former Broncos drafted, four more sign free-agent deals

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

BOISE - The Boise State football team had two former players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. Running back Jeremy McNichols was selected in the fifth round with the 162nd overall pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and linebacker Tanner Vallejo was taken in the sixth round with the 195th overall pick by the Buffalo Bills. In addition, a number of former Boise State players have landed opportunities as undrafted free agents. Boise State Undrafted Free-Agent List: Travis Averill, 6-3, 304, Offensive Lineman Twitter: @Travis Averill Averill confirmed to KTVB that he signed as an undrafted with the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night. He leaves for rookie minicamp on May 11. Averill started

Canada nails down best-ever result with silver in world mixed doubles curling

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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It was an agonizing way to lose but, in the big picture, it was a huge step forward for Canada at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship.

Browns follow miserable, 1-win season with solid draft

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

For three days, the Cleveland Browns were decisive, aggressive and precise in the NFL draft. Ridiculed for years for making major mistakes while on the clock, they picked the consensus best player, landed a potential franchise quarterback and replenished a needy roster with young talent following a depressing 1-15 season.

Patriots’ 2017 NFL Draft recap and review

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

For most NFL fanbases the NFL Draft is the weekend that is like Christmas. Did they snatch the next Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman or Dak Prescott in the middle rounds? Is that unknown sixth-round draft pick going to develop into a solid starter like Jason Kelce, Charles Clay or Latavius Murray?