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Blue Jays 3B placed on 10-day DL with bum shoulder

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Donaldson went through a "dead-arm" phase early in the regular season, and according to a team spokesperson , "his throwing ability has not improved to his desired level". He batted.261 with eight homers and 20 RBIs in 26 games for the Blue Jays last season. Error! There was an error processing your request. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Read More »

National Football League reportedly suspends Mark Sanchez four games

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The free agent quarterback released a statement on Instagram, claiming to be "blind-sided" by the news that he tested positive for a banned substance. However, Sanchez said he accepts responsibility. Sanchez was lauded for his mentorship of quarterback Mitch Trubisky previous year but never played a regular-season down. Read More »

British diver Tom Daley issues gay rights challenge to Commonwealth nations

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He credited a relaxed lead-up in which he was able to soak up the Gold Coast sights and sounds with husband, Oscar winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Some progress is being made. He pointed out that since the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the number of Commonwealth countries that where homosexuality is a criminal offence has dropped from 43 to 37. Read More »

Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'

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Oklahoma City Thunder announcer Brian Davis has been suspended, after saying during a game this week that Thunder player Russell Westbrook was "out of his cotton-pickin' mind". The expression "out of his cotton-picking mind" is generally another way to say "crazy" or "unbelievable". Its origins are traced back to slavery in the southern United States, when black slaves were forced to harvest cotton. Read More »

Boxer Wearing Anti-Immigrant Trunks Gets Mollywhopped By Mexican Opponent

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This was a bad decision for him. As it turned out, Vargas was not intimidated by the trunks, and he proceeded to beat up on Salka for six rounds before Salka quit on his stool. The boxer is now 24-5 in his career with this marking his first loss since he was eviscerated in two rounds by Danny Garcia at the Barclays Center in 2014. Read More »

Joshua ready to fight Wilder for $50m

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Wilder's co-manager Shelley Finkel confirmed to Sky Sports that the $12.5 million offer was legitimate. Anthony Joshua might have his sights on Deontay Wilder but says he will never lose sight of his fans, with the help of JD Sports. "And you still say "I would have fought him". "Miller's more serious. Miller would definitely step up to the challenge". "He thinks that we're only 12 and-a-half percent of it?" "If he wants to fight 10 fights down the line, he can do that as well", he ... Read More »

Penguins vs. Flyers: Game 2 prediction

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Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier, who is recovering from spine stabilization surgery and has already been ruled out for the 2018 season, stood up and led the sell-out crowd in a pre-game cheer. "You can probably apply that to a lot of our game". After exiting the lineup February 20 with what is thought to be a groin injury, he would return once for a game March 28 at Colorado. Read More »

Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki diagnosed with broken hand

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A postgame X-ray was negative, but an MRI in NY on Thursday showed a hairline fracture. The Mets announced on Friday morning that Plawecki has a hairline fracture in his left hand and will be placed on the 10-day DL. They called up Nido, the team's top catching prospect, from Double-A Binghamton on Wednesday after placing d'Arnaud on the disabled list. He rebounded last season to post a.244 average with 16 homers and 47 RBI. Read More »

Jodie Meeks suspended 25 games for testing positive for PEDs

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The punishment will prevent him from being on the team's postseason roster. Meeks reportedly tested positive for banned compounds Ipamorelin and Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide-2. The Wizards will receive $15,000 in tax savings for each game missed during the postseason. The recent return of John Wall coupled with Bradley Beal's strong play softens the blow of losing Meeks, but it means there will be added pressure on Tomas Satoransky to be Washington's top backcourt option off the ... Read More »

President Trump Responds To FBI Raid Of His Lawyer's Office

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They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the confidential details. As ThinkProgress previously reported , however, McDougal's legal team, citing a February New York Times report , claims her lawyer at the time , Keith Davidson, kept Cohen in the loop throughout the process. Read More »

Mourinho Eying TWO Attackers As Replacement For Anthony Martial

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No United player has made more appearances under Jose Mourinho than Rashford, who has played in 97 matches as both a starter and a substitute since the manager began his reign in August 2016. The answer is if you want what I call dry answers, I have dry answers. In this article, we will discuss three possible destinations for this highly rated Manchester United winger, in the upcoming transfer window. Read More »

Keane blasts flat Wilshere: No-one will better Arsenal contract offer

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Wilshere has reportedly rejected the chance to pen fresh terms with the Gunners on reduced terms, leaving him as a free agent in a little over a month's time. The Gunners reached the last four of the Europa League after beating the Russian outfit 6-3 on aggregate, although they were given a scare at 2-0 down before eventually forcing a draw on the night. Read More »

Stars head coach Ken Hitchcock retiring after 22 National Hockey League seasons

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The longtime presence on National Hockey League benches finishes third all-time in coaching wins (823) and fourth all-time in games coached (1,536) as part of a coaching career that started in 1995. "He poured his whole life into better understanding in-game concepts and strategy, inspiring players and enhancing teams. We want to thank Ken for all that he has given throughout his coaching career". Read More »

English Premier League rejects VAR next season

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The new technology had issues this season in the FA Cup in the area of an offside decision given in Manchester United's victory against Huddersfield Town. A statement said the clubs "recognised and are grateful for the substantial developments made" by referees chief Mike Riley and his team. Federation Internationale de Football Association has said that VAR will be used at this year's World Cup tournament in Russia after the system was approved by soccer's rule-making body IFAB. Read More »

Cowboys will likely ask Bryant to take pay cut

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In the midst of predraft meetings, Jones took time out to meet with the eight-year pro to discuss a topic that has run rampant all offseason. Bryant hasn't recorded a 1,000 yard season since 2014. Bryant is due a base salary of $12.5 million in 2018 and is scheduled to count $16 million against the cap, and he is not almost as important to the Cowboys' offense as he was when Tony Romo was the quarterback. Read More »

Tonya Harding, Adam Rippon among new controversial 'DWTS' cast

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After the attack, Tonya was banned from skating by the U.S. Figure Skating Association. Nagasu and Rippon will be partnered with Alan Bersten and Jenna Johnson, respectively. "Athetes", Harding is part of a group of 10 competitors from the world of sports, all vying for what ABC loves to call "the coveted Mirrorball trophy" in the series' first all-athlete season. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be back for Arsenal in 2 weeks - Arsene Wenger

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But Danny Welbeck's effort 15 minutes from time staved off CSKA's hopes of a comeback before Aaron Ramsey scored a stoppage-time equaliser to secure a 6-3 aggregate win. Arsene Wenger's side will know their opponents when the UEFA Europa League draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland from 1100 GMT/16.30 IST. That matters little as Arsenal have only pride left to play for in the top flight given they have long looked set to finish sixth. Read More »

Seahawks Sign Quarterback Stephen Morris After Postponing Workout With Colin Kaepernick

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The day after his scheduled workout with the Seahawks, Kaepernick sat for his deposition administered by NFL attorneys in NY regarding the league's alleged attempts to conspire to keep him out of the league. Kaepernick turned a lightning rod in 2016 when he refused to face by way of the Nationwide Anthem, protesting what he believes are racial injustices and ongoing police brutality throughout the US. Read More »

Blaklion set to roar in Randox Health Grand National

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Good luck with the betting and enjoy what's sure to be a great race. Former Grand National winning trainer Jimmy Mangan says that the Willie Mullins trained Total Recall has a great chance of giving the stable a 2nd Grand National success. Read More »

Barcelona unable to find its stride in UEFA Champions League

Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo called the defeat "a historic debacle" and also took aim at the former Athletic Bilbao coach. And coach Valverde had no excuses for the Blaugrana , acknowledging that they were outplayed by Eusebio Di Francesco's Roma. Read More »

Kipruto leads Kenyan 3000m steeplechase podium sweep

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 12- Olympic Champion Conseslus Kipruto showed the mark of a true leader guiding Abraham Kibiwott and Amos Kirui to a podium sweep in one of the most awesome 3,000m steeplechase finals at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia on Friday. Read More »

Semenya completes Commonwealth Games gold double

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Caster Semenya claimed her second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when she came first in the Women's 800m final. Her victory kept Team SA firmly in fifth position on the log‚ three gold medals ahead of New Zealand. Nyairera stuck behind Semenya who controlled the race from the gun and she followed her up when she burst the pace at the home stretch, though she couldn't manage to catch up with her. Read More »

Nick Saban eats a lemon on camera for charity

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The players coaches and fans filled the South Lawn of the White House as they gave the president an Alabama jersey with "Trump" on the back. "Our team is so proud to be a part of Aubreigh's Army as you continue your fight and also your efforts in helping raise awareness for DIPG", Saban said . Read More »

"I was a guy chasing my dream" - cyclist Sam Gaze

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Gaze beat Cooper by a whisker in the Gold Coast's Nerang State Forest, recovering from a late-race tyre puncture to storm home. New Zealand's Samuel Gaze gestures towards Anton Cooper after suffering a puncture. A gracious Cooper told Joe Porter that while it wasn't the result he wanted, he's proud of his and the New Zealand team's performance. In road cycling races, the unwritten rule is that you don't attack when the yellow jersey holder (tour leader) has crashed or had a mechanical ... Read More »

Three points including OT victor in Game 1 — Artemi Panarin

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Panarin hit the goal to the top right corner of the net past Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer . It was also the first overtime goal scored in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs. Panarin capped his night with the kind of world-class play the Blue Jackets knew they didn't have the skill to pull off before they acquired Panarin from the Blackhawks. Read More »

Baez homers two more times as Cubs pound Pirates

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The Pittsburgh Pirates went into Wrigley Field this week and won two out of three games against the two-time defending division champions in the teams' first series of the year. It was the first homer for the Pirates' leadoff hitter. After Wilson walked Josh Bell and Corey Dickerson, Cervelli smacked his second homer this season. Read More »

Security heightened in Srinagar after separatists call for protests

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However, they were dispersed by the security forces. "All the three militants trapped inside a military cordon had managed to escape with the help of protestors who had thronged the encounter site", it added. However, they said, Kulgam and neighbouring districts of Pulwama, Shopian and Anantnag remained on edge as funeral prayers in absentia for slain civilians were organised at several places in south Kashmir. Read More »

Favre says he might have had "thousands" of concussions

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And by the end of it, he would be a three-time All-Pro, 11-time Pro Bowl entrant, a Super Bowl champion and three-time MVP. "I feel as though I'm lucky, to this point, but ..." Favre appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY Thursday on a special program dedicated to concussions in sports. Read More »