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Sports Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene
Author: 0 Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene

He also stranded 42 of 54 inherited runners and has amassed a career 11-8 record with a 3.48 ERA since his 2014 rookie season in Seattle. Grichuk hit.238 last season with 22 home runs and 59 RBIs in 122 games. Leone comes to St. Louis already having played for three big-league clubs. Leone, 26, posted a 2.56 ERA with 81 strikeouts and a 1.05 WHIP over of 70 1/3 inningslast season.

Sports Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open
Author: 0 Will Ferrell Does Surprise Interview With Roger Federer at Australian Open

The 19-time Grand Slam champions saw off Britain's Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in straight sets. "It is more helpful to play now than in the day". Still cooling off after his four-set comeback win against Frenchman Gael Monfils in sweltering 39.9C heat, the 12-time grand slam-winning Serb admitted he had struggled to draw breath at times on Thursday.

Sports Oakland Raiders complied with Rooney Rule over Jon Gruden appointment, National Football League confirms
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders complied with Rooney Rule over Jon Gruden appointment, National Football League confirms

The Fritz Pollard Alliance had asked the league last week to investigate whether the Raiders had violated the rule, which requires any team with a head-coaching vacancy to interview at least one minority candidate. Oakland did not formally hire Gruden until January 6, though Davis said during Gruden's introductory press conference that they had significant discussions about the position around Christmas.

Sports Happy 30th Birthday to WTA star Angelique Kerber!
Author: 0 Happy 30th Birthday to WTA star Angelique Kerber!

Sharapova wavered when serving for the match at 5-4, allowing Sevastova to drag the match into a tiebreak, but the Russian doubled down on her baseline firepower to raise three match points quickly. "I'm not at 100 percent but building". She was knocked out by 88-ranked Hsieh Su-wei from Taiwan 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 but refused to make excuses. "I love Australia.

Sports No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton
Author: 0 No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton

The Albion defensive duo collided during the 2-0 win over Brighton last week and the club have been taking a cautious approach to their recovery ahead of the meeting on Merseyside this weekend. Davy Klaassen and Sandro Ramirez are two players Everton will listen to offers for this month, with neither summer signing settled at the club. "For whatever reason it didn't happen this year and that's why I've moved on", said Walcott on no longer being a part of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's ...

Sports Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death
Author: 0 Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death

Halladay, 40, died after crashing his sports plane into the water in the Gulf of Mexico just 17 minutes after he had taken off from a lake near his Tampa-area home. He also reportedly tested positive for amphetamines. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, more than 50 ng/ml of zolpidem "appears capable of impairing driving to a degree that increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident".

Sports NFL Handicapper Free Betting Pick: Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots
Author: 0 NFL Handicapper Free Betting Pick: Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots

Two days after Tom Brady injured his right hand colliding with a teammate, he wore gloves to his press conference and would not answer questions about the injury. But they will be facing perhaps the best defense they've faced all season, with a relentless pass rush led by Calais Campbell (14.5 sacks) and former Terp Yannick Ngakoue (12 sacks), and a playmaking secondary led by brash Jalen Ramsey .

Sports Former Eagles Manager Touts Liverpool as 'Great' Destination for Crystal Palace Star
Author: 0 Former Eagles Manager Touts Liverpool as 'Great' Destination for Crystal Palace Star

The Gunners could get Henrikh Mkhitaryan in exchange for Sanchez, while Arsene Wenger is also keen on bringing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang , the Borussia Dortmund striker, and Bordeaux starlet Malcom to the Emirates this month. Wilshere is expected to sign a new Arsenal contract after proving his fitness and form over the last few months, and started as captain for the first time in the Carabao Cup semifinal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Sports Tebow invited to New York Mets' big-league camp
Author: 0 Tebow invited to New York Mets' big-league camp

Tim Tebow is still playing baseball, and he'll be spending a little time in the Mets' major league spring training camp. Through 126 games in the minor leagues past year, Tebow had a.226 batting average with eight home runs . "In looking back, there's a lot of ups and downs, a lot of learning moments", Tebow said then. Also receiving big league spring training invitations from NY are first baseman Peter Alonso , left-handed pitcher P.J.

Sports Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show'
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show'

United States President Donald Trump has defended himself in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations, declaring that "I am not a racist ". Many Democrats have said they will not vote for spending legislation to keep the federal government funded past a Friday deadline without an immigration deal, and Republicans will need at least some Democratic votes to pass the funding extension in the Senate.

Sports NY Jets WR Robby Anderson Arrested ... Still Locked Up
Author: 0 NY Jets WR Robby Anderson Arrested ... Still Locked Up

The confrontation went to the ground until Anderson was arrested . A 24-year-old Temple product, Anderson was born in New Jersey but attended South Plantation High School in South Florida . It doesn't matter what Anderson did in his rookie year or his breakout season in 2017 with the Jets, he has no place in this locker room after his complete disregard for authority.

Sports Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around - Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around - Jose Mourinho

Matteo Darmian, a solid defender if unspectacular in his past two seasons at Old Trafford, struggles going forward and is nearly certainly on his way out of the club sooner rather than later. The role of Nemanja Matic will again be key, with the Serb tasked with keeping the unsafe duo of Defour and Gudmundsson quiet. Jones recalls his first season at Old Trafford when Sir Alex Ferguson's United side were eight points clear of second-placed City with only six games to go.

Sports Tony Ferguson Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Officially Announced For UFC 223
Author: 0 Tony Ferguson Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov Officially Announced For UFC 223

The two events being hyped up are UFC 222 and UFC 223. "You do Khabib versus Tony", White said. "That can't happen. It's not fair to everybody else". (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal) president Dana White, center, referees as tensions flare between UFC 209 co-main event stars, Khabib Nurmagomedov, left, and Tony Ferguson, during a staredown at The Monte Carlo hotel-casino's Palm Theater in Las Vegas on January 19, 2017.

Sports Koreans show enmity to joint flag
Author: 0 Koreans show enmity to joint flag

China, which did not attend the Vancouver meeting, said on Wednesday the gathering showed a Cold War mentality and would only undermine a settlement of the North Korea problem. The North will separately send a 150-strong delegation to the Paralympics, Chun said. The collaboration between the two Koreas is happening amid growing worldwide pressure on North Korea to abandon its accelerating programme of testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles to deliver them.

Sports India crushes Zimbabwe in last group tie
Author: 0 India crushes Zimbabwe in last group tie

Gill made 90 runs from 59 balls which included 14 boundaries and a six while Desai scored 56 runs from 73 balls with the help of eight fours and a maximum. It was totally one-sided affair as Australia registered a mammoth score of 370 runs in stipulated 50 overs. "Well done to India , their openers batted very well, it was a learning experience", said Roche.

Sports Walcott joins Everton in £20m deal from Arsenal
Author: 0 Walcott joins Everton in £20m deal from Arsenal

After 12 years at Arsenal , a period in which he scored more than 100 goals and lifted two FA Cups, Theo Walcott slunk out the back door in the dead of the night with his belongings in two bin bags. Managers at worldwide level have not been such a mainstay during Walcott's up-and-down career with England, but his time in the squad during Allardyce's fleeting time in charge left an impression.

Sports Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'
Author: 0 Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'

Alexander Zverev, the fourth seed, booked a third-round meeting with Hyeon Chung of South Korea after beating fellow German Peter Gojowczyk 6-1 6-3 4-6 6-3. " Will Ferrell is a bit more intense, I thought". Dressed in black T-shirt and with sunglasses perched atop her head, Viveca looked equally emotionless as she stared towards the court from the stands.

Sports Nadal into 4th round; Ostapenko out of Australian Open
Author: 0 Nadal into 4th round; Ostapenko out of Australian Open

That's because I am doing the right things. The Spaniard was faced with his first seeded match-up in the last-32 but Dzumhur barely laid a glove on the world No. Qualifier Denisa Allertova became the first player to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open after defeating Magda Linette 6-1, 6-4 at Margaret Court Arena.

Sports Goretzka agrees to join Bayern as Liverpool dealt transfer blow
Author: 0 Goretzka agrees to join Bayern as Liverpool dealt transfer blow

But Bayern - whose charm offensive has been on overdrive in recent weeks - have won the race, reaching an agreement for a four-year deal which will come into effect on July 1. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told us that Leon has passed his medical. Emre Can has emerged as a transfer target for Manchester City amid protracted interest in the Liverpool midfielder from Serie A giants Juventus .

Sports Dhoni on India's SA debacle: 'Look at the positives'
Author: 0 Dhoni on India's SA debacle: 'Look at the positives'

If you can't take 20 wickets, what is the next thing? But that's the biggest positive, we are taking 20 wickets which means you are always in a position to win a Test match. Before the series got underway in South Africa, the star-studded Indian batting line-up did give enough promises of breaking the jinx in the Proteas land, but as the series progressed it has remained the same old story, with none of them - with the exception of captain Virat Kohli - showing signs of steel.

Sports Texas vs. Texas Tech Hoops - Game Photos
Author: 0 Texas vs. Texas Tech Hoops - Game Photos

In the second half, Tech's struggles continued, as the Red Raiders found themselves on the wrong side of a 10-point deficit for the third straight game, midway through the second half. Bamba led the Longhorns with eight points before the break (six of those on thundering dunks including one at the first-half buzzer) and also took six rebounds.

Sports Huskers hammer MI, 72-52
Author: 0 Huskers hammer MI, 72-52

Moritz Wagner didn't score in the first half against Nebraska and finished with two points and seven rebounds for the Wolverines . Jordan Poole's dunk with 8:40 remaining made it a 12-point game at 51-39 but Palmer answered with two free throws and a 3-pointer.

Sports Emre Can could return to Bayern Munich if Liverpool sign Leon Goretzka
Author: 0 Emre Can could return to Bayern Munich if Liverpool sign Leon Goretzka

The Liverpool Echo says the Reds have been in contact with Goretzka's representatives and are trying to persuade him to move to Anfield when his Schalke contract expires in the summer. "He still wanted time to wait for his athletic development". It did not come out of the blue. There is no question that Leon is a fundamental part of this squad.

Sports Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield wins Manning Award
Author: 0 Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield wins Manning Award

Baker Mayfield will meet with reporters at the Senior Bowl next week. Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield dropped a serious hint as to his preferred National Football League destination on Instagram Thursday. "They're even open to taking one in the first round, if he is the best player on their board", they wrote . ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr . released his first Mock Draft on Thursday, and he has Mayfield going to the Washington Redskins, who own the 13th pick-two spots below ...

Sports Leeds sign Adam Forshaw in £4.5m deal from Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Leeds sign Adam Forshaw in £4.5m deal from Middlesbrough

The 26-year old has not started a game for Boro since December 2. "I'm made up, as soon as I knew Leeds were interested I wanted to come here", he told LUTV. "Hopefully I can bring some goals and a few assists, I like to get on the ball and get the team playing and keep the team moving, whilst creating some chances".

Sports Arsenal fans react to Alex Iwobi performance v Bournemouth
Author: 0 Arsenal fans react to Alex Iwobi performance v Bournemouth

Wilshere has shaken off an ankle injury and should feature in Arsenal's Premier League trip to Bournemouth today. "I'm concerned when it matters we are not unsafe enough". They may have trailed by just a single goal , but Arsenal had begun to take control of proceedings towards the end of the first half and were regularly exploiting gaps in the final third of the pitch, most notably behind left wing-back Charlie Daniels.

Author: 0 Trump accuses Democrat Durbin of undermining trust on immigration

During that meeting, Durbin said he and U.S. Sen. He told reporters in IL, "I am stunned that this is their defense". HHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Dick Durbin, D-Ill. In a hearing Tuesday, Graham said Trump expressed openness to an immigration deal, only to reject it hours later. "I know what was said, and I know what I said", Graham said.

Sports Rogerer Federer vs Jan-Lennard Struff Australian Open 2018 Live
Author: 0 Rogerer Federer vs Jan-Lennard Struff Australian Open 2018 Live

Champ Kind might have something to say about that though. Novak Djokovic , as president of the ATP player council, said this week at the Australian Open in Melbourne that "everybody's trying to do their best" when asked about players getting a bigger slice of the Grand Slam cash pool.

Sports Thunder shut out of All-Star starting spots
Author: 0 Thunder shut out of All-Star starting spots

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Golden State guard Stephen Curry led All-Star voting in their respective conferences and will serve as the captains for the game. Joining Curry in gaining starting nods from the West are Golden State teammate Kevin Durant , Houston Rockets star James Harden and two New Orleans Pelicans players - Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins .

Sports Amazon Trims List Of 'HQ2' Contenders To 20
Author: 0 Amazon Trims List Of 'HQ2' Contenders To 20

Chicago is on the short list for Amazon's HQ2 - and the 50,000 jobs it will house. "We don't know yet", said Harold Epps, Philadelphia's Commerce Director who spearheaded the Amazon HQ2 Coalition that put together the city's official bid .

Sports Vikings activate QB Sam Bradford off injured reserve for Sunday's playoff game
Author: 0 Vikings activate QB Sam Bradford off injured reserve for Sunday's playoff game

There's a national report that the Vikings will activate quarterback Sam Bradford , and make him the backup on Sunday. "I think we as coaches our whole lives have learned how to stay in the moment", Shurmur said on Thursday. Nine years later, the Saints got their revenge when Garret Hartley booted a 40-yard field goal in overtime that sent the Saints to their first Super Bowl, setting off a wild celebration in the Superdome that day.

Sports Australia win toss, bat against England in 2nd ODI
Author: 0 Australia win toss, bat against England in 2nd ODI

Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the secondGillette one day global to be played at the Gabba in Brisbane. Tim Paine (right) gets ready for training at the Gabba. "While Josh has gone down - Patty and Steve during the Test match - does cause a bit of angst among the group". "But the guys that are there to come in and potentially take their spot if they need are in great form if they need".

Sports Zainab case: Police raids house, arrests two 'facilitators' of prime suspect
Author: 0 Zainab case: Police raids house, arrests two 'facilitators' of prime suspect

District Police Officer Zahid Ali Marwat said they had examined 20 video footages, and of them, only footage, where the minor girl was seen walking with the suspect, was real. They also informed that DNA tests of 449 persons have also been conducted by the police. Every case is handled in the same manner which allows culprits to win their freedom due to incomplete investigations, he had added.

Sports Mourinho yet to agree terms over new Man Utd deal, despite reports
Author: 0 Mourinho yet to agree terms over new Man Utd deal, despite reports

The report, though, entails that Mourinho is happy at Old Trafford, and has now agreed a five-year £250,000-a-week deal. Conte's Blues are now three points behind Mourinho's United so there will be plenty at stake in that upcoming fixture. United are yet to comment on Mourinho being set to sign a new deal. Woodward remains the main conduit between Mourinho and owners, the Glazers, with a certain acknowledgment they knew what they would be getting when they appointed the Portuguese tactician ...

Sports Jamaican Women's Bobsleigh Team To Take Part In Their First Winter Games
Author: 0 Jamaican Women's Bobsleigh Team To Take Part In Their First Winter Games

Pilot Fenlator, who only became involved in the sport a mere 10 years ago, was actually born in the United States, but this year will be representing her father's homeland of Jamaica. The team is striving "to bring home the first Winter Olympic medal for the women's team!" "I am overwhelmed with joy knowing that I have helped make history for my country".

Sports UFC Rumors: Did Jon Jones Pass Polygraph Test About Alleged PED Use?
Author: 0 UFC Rumors: Did Jon Jones Pass Polygraph Test About Alleged PED Use?

Since Jones tested positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol last summer, the star has claimed he didn't knowingly take steroids . Ariel Helwani reported that Jon Jones was successful in a polygraph test taken by the PGP Polygraph & Interviewing Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Sports Korea, France agree to boost cooperation
Author: 0 Korea, France agree to boost cooperation

Almost 30,000 messages opposing the joint team filled the presidential Blue House website over the past few days, urging Moon not to use sports for politics and expressing sympathy for players. North Korea had altogether boycotted Seoul 1988, the only previous Olympics on the divided peninsula. A spokesman for the South Korean leader said: "President Moon explained the outcome of South-North Korea talks on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games and said the ...

Sports Australian Open 2018: Wawrinka Wins First Match Back After Knee Surgery
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Wawrinka Wins First Match Back After Knee Surgery

The temperature had dropped to 84 by the time defending champion Roger Federer wrapped up his 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff just after 11:30 p.m. "I know I have a lot of work to do". I wanted to be here. "It's great to be back". Two-time semi-finalist Tomas Berdych recorded 42 winners, including 12 aces, to overcome Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3 2-6 6-2 6-3 in the second round.

Sports Parker's 'king of steroids' taunt is same old trash talk: Joshua
Author: 0 Parker's 'king of steroids' taunt is same old trash talk: Joshua

That's why I don't bite at what he says. "I made my points about his chin and his mental strength, that wasn't enough for Eddie". "If I'm not clean, you'll find out during this fight". Parker is the massive underdog for the March 31 (April 1 NZ time) fight, with betting comparison site Oddschecker having the Kiwi boxer priced as high $10, while Joshua's best price to land his 21st knockout blow for his 21st consecutive professional victory is as low $1.33.

Sports Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter
Author: 0 Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter

The Western Conference starters are Steph Curry, James Harden , Kevin Durant , Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins . For the first time since Wilt Chamberlain's final season, in 1973, the NBA's All-Star Game will feature a Kansas Jayhawk in the starting lineup.

Sports LeBron James and Stephen Curry named NBA All-Star Game captains
Author: 0 LeBron James and Stephen Curry named NBA All-Star Game captains

The NBA All-Star Game vote results are in and the starters for both conferences have been announced for the Staples Center' showdown on February 18. DeRozan scored a single-game franchise-record 52 points earlier this season in an overtime win against the Milwaukee Bucks. The format was changed from the traditional East vs.

Sports Turnovers spark Seattle rally, doom Cowboys' playoff hopes
Author: 0 Turnovers spark Seattle rally, doom Cowboys' playoff hopes

The Seahawks now head into the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals with the confidence that might have been broken during the recent two-game losing streak. Have your number one wide receiver only catch two/three passes per contest for 43 yards is not the way to win football games. The Seahawks allowed 10 total run plays of 10 yards or more during a five-game span from late October and November when they were ranking among the best run defences in the league.