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New Mexico unemployment rate dips to 5.8 percent in January

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More people are working, and our economy is adding jobs. And for the first time in five months, the state's labor force increased. The number of people employed was up by 2,271, while the number unemployed decreased by 3,221. Solana Beach had the lowest at 1.4 percent. Wage and salary employment grew in February by 14,800. In the Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Duluth-Superior showed a 1.3 precent growth rate over the year, 2nd only to Mankato that was up by 2.9 percent. Read More »

Matt Kuchar makes ace, gives ball to kid during Dell Match Play

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Thomas pummelled Italian Francesco Molinari 7&5 to set up a meeting with South Korean Kim Si-woo - a 2 up victor over Webb Simpson. Eight of the top 10 seeds failed to progress from the group stage, with Spieth losing a scrappy contest against Ryder Cup team-mate Patrick Reed - one of seven players to qualify with an unbeaten record. Read More »

Batra fumes at Sports Ministry pruning list of 'extras'

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Extra officials are the requirement of every team. "There are no extra officials, who are going for a vacation misusing public money". So where is the problem. The House Committee on Sports member accused the sports ministry of excluding veteran tennis players Funke Oshonaike and Offiong Edem from the Commonwealth Games bound team. Read More »

Bolt a fan of Ronaldo, but compares his talent to Messi's

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Despite winning back-to-back Ballon d'Ors, the 33-year-old is only the third highest paid player in the world . The comments revived rumours that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor could be destined for the Chinese Super League , but Perez denied the claims and said Ronaldo would see out his current contract to 2021, per Sacha Pisani of Goal: "He hasn't asked us to leave, he has a contract for another year, but when the results are not great". Read More »

How quickly do the Celtics need Kyrie Irving back?

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Stevens made it clear Irving wants to play this year and that this is a matter of ensuring his short and long-term health. Irving had the screws put in back in 2015 after he suffered a fractured kneecap during the NBA Finals while with Cleveland. Read More »

Ndamukong Suh Rumors: Jets Emerge as a Late Contender

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Both reporters point out the Jets have not hosted Suh on a visit, but Schultz reports that coach Todd Bowles have informed Suh how the team plans to utilize him on defense. The Jets were far from contenders last season and don't appear to be headed for a major turnaround. From 2013-14, Suh was one of the league's best defensive linemen. Read More »

Yankees slugger Judge goes 1-for-4 as leadoff man

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This is the first time Judge has appeared at the top of the order in his professional career. "If I wanted to do something like that in the regular season, and if that's a real option, I at least wanted to introduce it", Boone said of Judge batting leadoff. Read More »

McIlroy Needs A Win To Progress At WGC Matchplay

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Because his match might be important to someone else, however, it follows that it devalues the tournament. I played a match on Friday that was basically meaningless. "I feel confident. But you don't want to get ahead of yourself". "That's shocking that I would say that, because I usually play pretty aggressive". I have been playing good golf. Read More »

Kerber advances in Miami, continues strong start to 2018

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If anyone knows how to dig themselves out of a hole in the third set, it's Simona Halep. Dodin, ranked 98th, aggressively attacked Halep's serve but the joy she found there was offset by a failure to make her own service games count, the Frenchwoman's 16 double faults significantly aiding her Romanian opponent's cause. Read More »

Bills' Zay Jones has felony vandalism charges dropped

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Jones was released from the hospital on Wednesday but it remains unclear if he suffered any injuries after reportedly smashing his foot through a window during Monday's incident. Cayleb took to twitter earlier this week after video footage of the freakish incident surfaced, tweeting, "I am my brothers keeper". The brothers' father, Robert Jones, also shared an update about the Bills star, thanking the public for their well-wishes and noting his son is "gonna be fine!" Neither the National ... Read More »

Roseanne' revival aims to keep it real, Trump included

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And then you've got another election in two years, get out there and vote. Earlier in the interview, Kimmel asked the actors about Goodman's character Dan's death on the original series. "I was in NY shooting Sea of Love on the week that we had off and I got a phone call from Laurie [Metcalf]". Jackie has left the police force and is now, as she says, "Lanford's leading life coach". Read More »

Miami Dolphins Sign QB Brock Osweiler

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There's still a chance the Dolphins will select another quarterback in the upcoming NFL Draft. In Denver, Osweiler threw five touchdowns compared to five interceptions en route to leading the Broncos to a 0-4 record in four starts. The Browns cut him six months later, and he ended up where his career began: Denver. Now, Osweiler gets a fresh start with a coach who made his reputation in this league as a quarterback whisperer. Read More »

DeMarcus Cousins offers to pay for Stephon Clark's funeral

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Since the shooting, there have been protests all over Sacramento including one outside the Golden 1 Center, the Kings new home on Thursday night that prevented more fans from getting in the stadium. He held free basketball camps at Sacramento High School and bought a new scoreboard for the school's basketball gym. The All-Star has always taken pride in the work he does with the community and he remains an enormous figure in Sacramento, even after moving on to a different team. Read More »

Spurs Claim Players-Only Meeting Went Beyond Kawhi Leonard

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The meeting itself took place after a win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, March 17th. Teammate Tony Parker has been outspoken recently that Leonard should be playing. "We fell for it a week ago, again". Prior to this season where Leonard has only played in nine games, the least amount of games he played in any other season was his second in the league. Read More »

Aldon Smith reportedly arrested again, violated protective order

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Smith turned himself into police after an arrest warrant was issued. When officers arrived, Smith had already left, according to police. Officers first began investigating after someone reported to police around 8:30 p.m. Smith to surrender himself". Smith is making sure no National Football League team will ever consider him again, however, as he was arrested yet again according to the San Francisco Chronicle's Evan Sernoffsky . Read More »

Patriots provide team plane for Stoneman Douglas High School students

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Patriots spokesman Stacey James told The Boston Globe that Kraft made a decision to let the group borrow the plane after former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , D-Ariz., and her husband, Mark Kelly , reached out and requested its use. The Patriots revealed the purchase of the Boeing 767 in 2017 . It's one of two that the team owns. Organizers are expecting around 500,000 participants in " March for Our Lives ", which will protest gun violence and call on the federal government to pass ... Read More »

Arsenal to do battle with Chelsea for Peter Gulacsi

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The transfer window is closed but managers are working hard on their plans for the summer so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe. The Sun add Atletico Madrid are also interested, with Gulacsi valued at £25m. The former Kop star was rated the best keeper in the German top flight by respected magazine Kicker before the winter break. Read More »

LeBron shows he's still the beast in the East

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Boston hasn't had playoff success against the Cavs either, sweeping them 4-0 in 2015 and 4-1 last season. Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers came back to defeat the #1 ranked Toronto Raptors in a devasting fashion. Take Houston Rockets guard James Harden , for instance. "I'm just glad that I'm coaching him". "Why? You got to earn your spot to be in the postseason". Read More »

Dani Ceballos vows to fight for Real Madrid spot

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The 26-year-old Brazilian forward became the world's most expensive footballer when he swapped the Camp Nou for Paris Saint-Germain last summer, after the Ligue 1 powerhouse activated his £198m buyout clause. Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted he didn't want to become a coach after hanging up his boots. "To be honest, Neymar's future is not something I'm thinking about", Iniesta told Spanish radio show El Larguero , as quoted on FourFourTwo . Read More »

Eric Reid walks back anthem protest while he waits for a call

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Last week Reid questioned whether teams were avoiding him in free agency because he's "protested systemic oppression" by kneeling for the anthem the past two seasons. "I stand by what I've done", Reid said. "I said at the end of the last season, I'm OK no matter what happens". That's how I feel about him'. Asked about a return, Reid said, "That's not the decision I would make; they'd have to offer me a contract, which they haven't". Read More »

Raps' DeRozan (thigh) to play tonight vs. Cavs

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Just when Toronto thought it had the game in the bag, though, the Cavaliers owned the third quarter, 34-20, and went into the fourth trailing 99-98. It was an all-hands-on-deck effort for the Raptors as 11 of 12 players dressed for action saw double-digit minutes. One of his cross-court passes, on the money and on a line, was converted by Jeff Green , a play only James can make. Read More »

White confirms "superfight" is off

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For weeks now, there's been talk about a superfight between TJ Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson going down this summer, but it looks like those plans have been shelved. Dillashaw 'is not happening '". As for Johnson vs. Dillashaw, White notes an injury to the former halted any discussions. White stated that the UFC is working on a different fight for Dillashaw once he's ready to return to action later this year. Read More »

Florida State Routs Gonzaga En Route to Elite Eight

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You know what? Let's just get to the GIFs. The final Sweet 16 basketball game Thursday night pits the Florida State Seminoles (9) versus the Gonzaga Bulldogs (4) on TBS cable TV and live online streaming via March Madness live . Norvell finished with 14 points after hitting two late shots, but it was too little too late. MI is scoring an average of 74.5 points, ranking them 157th overall. Read More »

Wildhack: SU men's basketball is 'just pure heart and guts'

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East Region opener Friday from Boston with the victor facing either No. 2 Purdue or No. 3 Texas Tech; that's the only chalk matchup of the Sweet 16 and the East was the lone region to go nearly completely to form, with only No. The Orange have employed the zone against 94 percent of their opponents' possessions this season, the highest rate among Division I teams. "We've played really good defense". Read More »

National Football League star ready for PGA Tour debut

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Odds in Las Vegas have Romo doing poorly in his debut, with SportsLine saying he'd come in 124th out 132 golfers. Romo retired from the National Football League in 2016 after 14 seasons with the Cowboys and now seemingly has his sets set on a career in golf. Read More »

Liverpool's Holland captain Van Dijk

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Van Dijk has only played 16 games for his country in his career but aged 26, he's got plenty of time to earn a lot of caps and he'll be hoping that he'll win plenty of them with the honour of wearing the captain's armband. "He's still a young goalkeeper, he needs to improve but already he's on that level that he can compete with the rest of the good goalkeepers in the Premier League". Read More »

Four months ago I couldn't walk-Serena Williams

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On the final point, Williams thundered forward to attack an easy shot at eye level, whacked the ball six feet past the baseline and responded with a sheepish smile. Seeded players were in action beginning yesterday. - The 2018 Australian Open saw Osaka reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time. Read More »

Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Lakers at Pelicans

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the way with 28-points after making eight of 11 three-pointers. Through nine games with the team, he has averaged just under 12 minutes a night, putting up 4.7 points and hauling in 2.2 rebounds. It was so bad that the Pelican didn't bother to guard him anymore. "The shots I'm getting, I like them, been hitting them my whole life", Ball said after the game (NBA). Read More »

Jamaican flight crew member charged with smuggling cocaine taped to his legs

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The packages, nine pounds in total, later tested positive for cocaine. Customs officials at a NY airport said an airline crew member on a flight from Jamaica was found to be hiding 9 pounds of cocaine inside his trousers. Four packages, all filled with cocaine, were allegedly found taped to Hall's thighs and calves. His case will be prosecuted in the U.S. Eastern District Court of NY. Read More »