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Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and his staff have done a good job during the free agent signing period adding talent to the roster, but this team still has some holes to fill before the upcoming NFL Draft.

2014 NHL Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

The NHL Draft lottery has thrown a wrench into the plans of several teams, most notably Edmonton as the Oilers are now holding the third overall selection, not the right place to get the defensive help they so desperately need.

Will Jim Benning be the next GM of the Vancouver Canucks ?

It is one of the most coveted gigs in hockey, the job of an NHL general manager, and the Vancouver Canucks have not had one since Mike Gillis beat a forced but hasty retreat. Newly-appointed president Trevor Linden has a GM uppermost on his to-do list.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao joining professional basketball league

Manny Pacquiao must have a real, compelling reason to play in the professional basketball league starting with the upcoming (40th) season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) which is set to roll in the last quarter of the year.

2014 NBA Mock Draft: Updated first and second round projections

Despite Jabari Parker not yet making a decision on his availability for the upcoming NBA Draft, this years class of talent is very deep and could become one of the best in years.

Gloucester rugby side seeks calmer fans after raucus Bath match

The Gloucester rugby side is being proactive in trying to get unruly fans to fall in line with the respectful majority, it says. This is on the heels of Saturday's 18-17 loss to Bath in which some fans were rowdy. The side issued a statement Wednesday.

NHL Playoff Scores: Penguins rally past Blue Jackets 4-3

Game 1 of the NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs between Pittsburgh and Columbus had all the drama hockey fans could hope for and in the end, the Penguins rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Blue Jackets 4-3.

NBA regulars are over, playoff is imminent

The NBA playoffs are beginning on Sunday after the regulars ended last Tuesday with the LA Clippers winning against the Denver Nuggets with a score of 117-105.

NHL Trade Rumors: Leafs looking to deal James Reimer to Edmonton?

The late season collapse of the Toronto Maple Leafs has led to speculation of possible changes before the start of the 2014-15 NHL season, both on and off the ice.

Dave Tippett to coach Team Canada at IIHF hockey championships

Hockey Canada named Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett as the coach of Team Canada for the 2014 IIHF World Hockey championships to take place in Minsk, Belarus on May 9-25. They made the announcement on Wednesday.

What Mayweather did to break Pacquiao-Bradley gate receipts

Floyd Mayweather and his marketing team seem to be working round the clock to sell more tickets for his upcoming fight with Marcos Maidana on May 5 and to show Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum that he can fill to capacity the huge MGM Grand on fight night.

New England Patriots Rumors: Michael Bush the answer at RB?

The front office of the New England Patriots have been busy this off-season, but the loss of running back LeGarrette Blount has created a hole in the backfield, but help could be on the way.

NFL News: Chris Johnson signs with NY Jets

The NY Jets made another big free agent signing on Wednesday as the add former NFL All Pro running back Chris Johnson. Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported that the deal is over two years and could reach $9 million in base and incentives.

Miami Dolphins Rumors: Jermichael Finley the answer at tight end?

The late season collapse of the Miami Dolphins was one of the top stories in the NFL last year. Not only losing their final two games, but also the troubles off the field that cost the team a couple offensive lineman.

Buffalo Bills Rumors: Best free agent targets before NFL Draft

While most of the recent news surrounding the Buffalo Bills is concentrated on who might become the next owner, this team still has depth problems and should look for some help on the NFL free agent market.

MLB Trade Rumors: Jeff Samardzija to Blue Jays still an option?

The Toronto Blue Jays are the only team in the AL East to have scored more runs then they have allowed, but a lack of depth on the mound could hurt this team as the MLB season moves forward and that has led to trade rumors on social media.

NBA News: Milwaukee Bucks sold for over $500 million

Marc Stein of ESPN has reported that Milwaukee Bucks owner and former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl has sold his NBA franchise on Wednesday for $550 million.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao needs to stop fighting bigger opponents

Manny Pacquiao is one fighter who will not back down from any opponent his promoter will put in front of him in the ring regardless of the disparity in size, height, reach and weight of the opponent.

2014 MLB Mock Draft: Houston Astros having a change of heart?

With just a few weeks until the 2014 MLB Draft, the Houston Astros are reportedly thinking twice about taking North Carolina State pitcher Carlos Rodon with the number one overall pick and that has several high school hurlers now in the spotlight.

NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls a done deal?

With the start of the NBA Playoffs making most of the headlines this week in basketball, one player who won't be participating is also making news and where he plays next season is becoming a big story in the league.

2014 MLB Power Rankings: Small market teams making early noise

It may be early in the 2014 MLB regular season, but several small market teams are showing the rest of the league that money doesn't matter and that playing fundamental baseball and having good chemistry can create a winning atmosphere.

Manny Pacquiao climbs Ring rankings after win against Bradley

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has moved notches up the Ring ranking for both welterweight and pound- for-pound categories following his impressive unanimous decision win over former unbeaten Palm Springs star Timothy Bradley last Saturday.

Quarterback's friend called Miami police for help in incident

A friend of star San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick called police for help with a woman who ended up in a Miami hospital earlier this month, authorities said Monday.

Philippine Azkals settle for 1-1 draw against Al-Ahli SC

The Philippine Azkals settled for a draw against Qatar football team Al-Ahli SC Monday night (Tuesday morning in Manila) with a final score of 1-1 to end the their training camp in Qatar.

Op-Ed: Daniel Sedin hit draws moronic remarks from Hartley, Brian Burke

Here's the thing about hits from behind, hits near the boards and on the numbers: it's a crap shoot. The player being hit might skate away unharmed or, like so many have, be severely concussed.

INDYCAR: Conway surprised to find himself in 'Victory Circle'

Traffic gridlock is nothing new to southern California, but a multi-car pile-up on Sunday afternoon played a big part in determining the winner of the Verizon IndyCar Series race on the streets of Long Beach.

Op-Ed: Why I can't support an NFL so far removed from societal decency

In the wake of Michael Vick's appointment to the New York Jets, the support for Vick — and those deemed worse than Vick — places the NFL outside the perimeter of societal decency and common respect.

Pellegrini's changes nearly stop lively Liverpool at Anfield

Liverpool and Manchester City both enjoyed a spell of sheer domination in a compelling showdown at Anfield. Brendan Rodgers’ side won the first half, but Manuel Pellegrini’s substitutions sparked a comeback.

Paris St Germain aim to bounce back after loss of form

What a difference a week makes. Seven days ago, Paris Saint-Germain were riding the crest of a wave - 13 points clear at the top of the league and taking a two-goal cushion into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Legend Phelps to return to pool

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps, who retired from the sport after taking six medals at the 2012 London Olympics, will make his competitive comeback next week at a US Grand Prix series event in Mesa, Arizona, USA Swimming announced Monday.

Philippine Azkals battle Qatari side Al Ahli SC Monday night

The Philippine Azkals gear up for another tough battle against Qatari side Al-Ahli for a final friendly match of their training camp in Qatar in preparation for the main games of the Maldives AFC Challenge Cup on May 19.

2004-05: The NHL season, and the Stanley Cup, that never was

In the springtime as the Stanley Cup playoffs approach, I often revisit the hockey season that wasn't, the season of 2004-05, the year the Stanley Cup wasn't won. Thanks to the labor strife — okay, lockout — the Cup stayed home that year.

Colorado's narrow-minded approach sinks TFC at BMO Field Special

Toronto FC suffered their second defeat of the season against the Colorado Rapids in a dull encounter at BMO Field. Poor field conditions can be held accountable for the lacklustre showdown, but the match was also dire from a tactical perspective.

Watson outduels Spieth for second Masters title

Big-driving Bubba Watson captured his second Masters title in three years, pulling away from Jordan Spieth on the back nine for a three-stroke victory at Augusta National.

Op-Ed: Timothy Bradley earns respect of Filipino boxing fans

Former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has earned the respect of Filipino boxing fans for his sportsmanship despite the trash talks and unkind words he said against Manny Pacquiao to gain psychological advantage during the fight.

NASCAR: Harvick is first two-time winner of Sprint Cup season

Kevin Harvick saved his best for last Saturday night. After dominating the Bojangles' Southern 500, Harvick stormed into the lead on the final lap to win his second Sprint Cup Series race of 2014.

Pacquiao regains WBO title from Bradley with unanimous decision

Manny Pacquiao has regained his WBO welterweight title following his unanimous decision win against Timothy Bradley Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Toronto Maple Leafs go out on a whimper, lose to Senators 1-0

The Toronto Maple Leafs ended a disastrous run — they lost 12 of their final 14 — and a disastrous season, going out with hardly a whimper in Ottawa against the Senators Saturday night. The Leafs were again outshot, this time 37-29.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao leaves space for Mayweather in his fight calendar

Manny Pacquiao may have thought of facing Floyd Mayweather in the ring as he gave himself two more years in the sport before plunging into another challenging hurdle leading up to his long-term political plan.

NHL: Tampa Bay's Ryan Malone charged with DUI, cocaine possession

NHL forward Ryan Malone of the Tampa Bay Lightning has been charged with cocaine possession and driving under the influence. Mr. Malone was pulled over last night in Tampa Bay and taken from his vehicle to jail. He's since been released.

Mayweather-Maidana billboards dwarf Pacquiao ads at MGM Grand

Less than a day before Manny Pacquiao squares off with Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, billboards and other forms of ads to promote the upcoming Mayweather- Maidana fight still remain in place all over the MGM buildings.
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