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Cleveland Indians activate Michael Brantley; option Tyler Naquin to Class AAA Columbus

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Brantley spent spring training rehabbing from October ankle surgery. Brantley is making his first start of the year, and will bat fifth against Royals southpaw Danny Duffy. Look for right-handed hitters Rajai Davis or Brandon Guyer to platoon with him until he's ready to play regularly. Brantley is back on the active roster after missing the Indians' opening six games with an ankle injury. Read More »

Genworth Financial (GNW) Bond Prices Fall 1.1%

About 830,485 shares traded. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. The original version of this story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2018/04/06/geode-capital-management-llc-has-12-82-million-stake-in-genworth-financial-inc-gnw.html. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26 with "Hold". On Monday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Compass Point with "Buy". Read More »

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails Anfield crowd

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And Klopp was confident that there is yet more to come from Oxlade-Chamberlain, still only 24, as his game awareness continues to grow. I've never witnessed anything like that. "There were a few runs I did in the first half where I broke the line and it was just the last man I didn't manage to get past or didn't get the shot off again". Read More »

Allardyce hopes Everton can take advantage of Liverpool's Champions League distractions

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Their last game was Man City , but that's a different game obviously. "If we had to play Liverpool in a derby match it's a good time to do that in between the two Champions League games", Allardyce told a news conference today. My guess is that Oxlade-Chamberlain as he came off late against City. There are no options other than Virgil van Dijk and Dejan Lovren at center back who have even a minute of first team experience. Read More »

Collin Sexton to enter the 2018 National Basketball Association draft

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A projected top 10 pick in 2018, the Crimson Tide freshman announced on Friday that he would leave Alabama and enter this summer's Draft. "Thank you and Roll Tide". "We're also excited about the Alabama men's basketball program and us being able to develop players that can play at the next level". It was the third-most points in a single season in Alabama history and the most ever for a freshman. Read More »

Max Holloway declared 'medically unfit' to fight at UFC 223

Reports from NY suggest Al Iaquinta has offered to step in as a last-minute replacement, while the UFC themselves are attempting to book Anthony Pettis, who was due to fight Chiesa, as a replacement. McGregor turned himself into NYPD late Thursday night and reportedly stayed overnight awaiting a hearing that's set for late Friday afternoon. First Nate Diaz chimed in to react: Not to be outdone, controversial welterweight Colby Covington tried his hand to bait the Irishman with the ... Read More »

NCAA championship 2018: Highlights, updates from MI vs. Villanova

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By at least 15 points, to be specific. A Villanova team that made six of its first 12 3-pointers against Kansas in the Final Four started 1-for-9 from 3-point range against MI. MI (33-8) was able to execute its offense well enough for the first 10 minutes, leading on Moritz Wagner and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman to grab a 21-16 lead just over 12 minutes into the game. Read More »

Ian Clark (ankle) to miss 5-10 days for Pelicans

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The Pelicans are still fighting for their spot in the postseason with four games left in the regular season. He became a fan favorite in New Orleans after joining the team late in the 2016-17 season, earning the nickname "Instant Grits" because of his ability to score in bunches off the bench. Read More »

Conte: Chelsea ready to pay tribute for Ray Wilkins

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Conte's hangdog appearance has inevitably led to speculation he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season, with former Italy team-mate - and ex-Chelsea boss Gianluca Vialli - even suggesting this week he "can't wait" to quit Stamford Bridge . Read More »

Here's When Tiger Woods Will Tee Off On Friday

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He added: "I drove it well". "You know, whether it's tomorrow or it's Saturday or Sunday, I'll always have demons out here", said Spieth. "It's Round 1", he said. As for Sergio Garcia - seeking back-to-back green jackets - he endured a miserable start to his defence after carding a staggering 13 at the 15th hole. Read More »

Cam Newton's Car Hit By Dump Truck; Appears To Be Fine

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The gossip news outlet reports he was driving a matte black Ferrari F12 when the collision occurred around 4 p.m. Atlanta police confirmed the accident did indeed occur, but neither Newton nor the dump truck driver chose to fill out an actual police report. Read More »

UFC's Max Holloway Fight with Khabib Canceled Max Not Medically Cleared

He's not fighting Conor McGregor either, of course. Holloway was close to making weight for the fight, but the New York State Athletic Commission stepped in and prevented him from doing so. After all, he's a fighter. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. "We talked yesterday before he turned himself in". Read More »

Le Clos medal record bid put on hold

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Chad de Clos won gold but will have to wait another four years to become the most successful Commonwealth Games competitor of all after back-to-back races killed off his bid for seven medals on the Gold Coast. "I wanted to go out hard and kill the race, but I felt like lead in the last 20m and when I saw Kyle Chalmers going past, and I almost grabbed his leg!" "I've still got time". Read More »

Jordan Spieth back in his comfort zone at the Masters

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He opened with a 65 in 2011 but threw away a comfortable lead that year with a final-round 80. It's really hard to run away from it, but it's also really easy to lose it out there. He was under par on only one hole. "I didn't play the par-5s very well", Woods conceded. And he played great, opening with a 68 despite a short par putt that he missed on the 14th hole. Read More »

Finau hits hole-in-one at Masters Par 3 Contest, dislocates ankle

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He opened with a bogey, but got the dropped shot back at the second and then added another birdie on the par-three fourth hole and was one under through six. Jordan Spieth has taken control at Augusta National. "If it didn't work, then I would have laid there and been even more embarrassed being pulled out on a stretcher celebrating a hole-in-one". Read More »

Barcelona captain Iniesta: You'll know my decision at right time

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Umtiti , linked to a move to Manchester United , heightened speculation over his future while on worldwide duty last week by pointing out that his current €60 million release clause was "not much". This is the most important thing for me. Do it in a club like Barca, that's what I try and try to keep doing. I try to do it for a club like Barca, and continue to do it. Read More »

The homer-happy White Sox start their home schedule Thursday

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With the bases loaded, Granderson jumped against the wall in left field as he tried to catch a rainbow drive off the bat of Yoan Moncada . TORONTO, ON - APRIL 3: Tim Anderson #7 of the Chicago White Sox steals second base in the sixth inning during Major League Baseball game action as Yangervis Solarte #26 of the Toronto Blue Jays makes the tag at Rogers Centre on April 3, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Read More »

Tony Finau defies injury to shoot 'miracle' 68 in Masters first round

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I just took off. Charley Hoffman, who was leading by four strokes after the completion of round one 12 months ago, and Adam Hadwin each bogeyed the last to finish at three under par for their round. After a mostly sleepless night during which he was focused on icing his foot and keeping it elevated, Finau had an early-morning MRI and learned he had torn a couple of ligaments. Read More »

Corey Knebel: Leaves with leg injury Thursday

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Knebel wil have an MRI today to determine the extent of the injury. Knebel, a 2017 All-Star, immediately grabbed at the back of his left leg before being helped off the field with trainers. Lester got to test this pass Thursday in the first inning of the Cubs' game against the Milwaukee Brewers . The Cubbies will counter with right-hander Kyle Hendricks . Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Urges Jose Mourinho to Win FA Cup

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The former Red Devil was recently talking to Fox Sports about United and Jose Mourinho . And Ibrahimovic, 36, claims the Special One's main issue was deciding when he could afford to rest him. "Past year we had a big success with the three trophies". The former Man United, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star scored two spectacular goals on Saturday to lead his team back to a 4-3 win over new expansion rival LAFC and then stopped by the ESPN offices in the City of Angels for an ... Read More »

Tony Finau 'optimistic' after celebratory hole-in-one injury

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On the seventh hole, Finau had a wild ace, as his shot landed near the edge of the green and ultimately found its way into the cup. In a happier set of circumstances involving a hole-in-one, Gary Nicklaus - son of golf great Jack Nicklaus - hit a hole-in-one on the last hole of the Par 3 Contest. Read More »

UEFA charges Barcelona after objects were thrown in Champions League clash

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Roma's logo pays homage to the ancient myth of Rome's twin founders Romulus and Remus being suckled by the Capitoline Wolf... obviously. But Dzeko got what looked an important away goal when he converted Perotti's low cross. And while Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen had little to do, the visitors made inroads and the home side were fortunate the referee didn't award a penalty in the 9th minute when Roma's Edin Dzeko went down in the box after a tussle with Nelson Semedo. Read More »

Masters 2018: Leader Jordan Spieth ready for Augusta grind

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Spieth, who has two runner-up finishes and a runaway victory at the last four Masters , has plenty of heavy-hitters stalking him. He has some catching up to do. Even as well as Spieth looked, it might be hard for anyone to pull away. With sloping fairways and speedy greens, Augusta National demands touch, and Spieth is already imagining the texture of the hem of his next green jacket. Read More »

Redick, Simmons lead Philadelphia to 11th straight win

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Philadelphia began Tuesday in the fourth spot in the Eastern Conference , a half-game ahead of fifth-place in and a half-game behind third-place Cleveland. The rookie point guard was four assists shy of his 12 triple-double of the season. Detroit led by five after the opening quarter and extended their lead to 14 at the half: the lead never shrank below six the rest of the way. Read More »

Nate Diaz Backs Conor McGregor's UFC 223 Backstage Melee

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Lobov is set to face Alex Caceres on the preliminary card of UFC 223 while Nurmagomedov can move to 26-0 if he passes the test provided by Holloway, who has agreed to replace the injured Tony Ferguson on less than a week's notice. I grew up like this. In one particular incident, chairs were thrown at a van carrying fighters departing the arena, Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com reports . Read More »

Masters 2018: Sergio Garcia has no explanation for Augusta shocker

The last time we saw Sergio Garcia on the 15th hole at Augusta National, he made an eagle to tie Justin Rose and help himself towards the 2017 Masters, his first major title. It's one of those things. "I felt like I hit a lot of good shots and unfortunately the ball just didn't want to stop". "If it carries probably two more feet, it's probably good. Read More »

Sergio Garcia racks up record 13 strokes at par-five 15th

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Sergio Garcia of Spain tips his cap on the 18th green during the first round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 5, 2018 . He did at least manage to hole his first putt, but nevertheless tied the record for the worst score on a hole in Masters history. The last time anyone at the Masters shot a 13 was at the par-three 12th hole in 1980, when Tom Weiskopf was the unfortunate player. Read More »

Israeli Fire kills Palestinian at Gaza Border, UN Urges Restraint

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Demonstrators demand that Palestinian refugees be granted the "right of return" to their towns and villages in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel. The death brings the toll from Friday to 18 Palestinians killed. Amnesty International called on Israel to immediately end its "heavy-handed, and often lethal, suppression of Palestinian demonstrations". Read More »

Woods one-over in return as Spieth surges to Masters lead

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He finished his round with a bogey at 18 but still good enough for a two-stroke lead over Finau and Matt Kuchar heading into round two on Friday. Treating your own injuries after Tony Finau popped his dislocated ankle back into place during the par-three contest and shot a four-under-par 68 on his tournament debut in round one. Read More »