Sports Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets
Author: 0 Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets

The VA has been preparing to limit medical services under the Choice Program for veterans whose treatments would extend beyond the program's August 2017 expiration. The bill will be a stopgap measure, asserts Trump's own Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Mr. Trump called the law a good start but acknowledged "there is still much work to do".

Sports NCAA's Frozen Four coming back to Boston in 2022
Author: 0 NCAA's Frozen Four coming back to Boston in 2022

NCAA men's hockey regionals are held in off-campus facilities but Penn State is still excited to serve as the host institution for the Midwest Regionals. "It's a great thing for the school and a great thing for the program, " said BC women's coach Randy Thomas. The PPL Center will provide a fun tournament atmosphere for the NCAA men's hockey regionals in Allentown.

Author: 0 Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead

The Celtics are now in the National Basketball Association playoffs, but Thomas has reportedly chose to attend Chyna's funeral in between games two and three of the series against the Chicago Bulls. He's a competitor, he's a fighter. Have failed to score 100 points in three of their last four postseason games dating back to a year ago. He attacked the basket all night looking for calls, but instead of getting the whistles he clearly was hoping for, Thomas just ran into a bunch of tall players ...

Sports Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush teaming up to try to buy Miami Marlins
Author: 0 Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush teaming up to try to buy Miami Marlins

The Jeter-Jeb ownership group could probably get quick approval from Major League Baseball if its purchase price is right. The two men initially bid separately to buy the franchise and have now joined their bids, with New York-based Wayne Rothbaum , the manager of Quogue Capital, their main competitor, according to the Herald .

Author: 0 Manager's verdict: Moyes pleased with Khazri's contribution

Sunderland manager David Moyes said: "I thought we played well". Black Cats fans taunted the manager when the Tunisia winger - making his first club start since October 29 - ended his side's goal starvation direct from a corner. I imagine that Borini will be one of the first players out of the door when the summer transfer window opens, and personally I'll be glad to see the back of him.

Sports Steven Gerrard reveals his Premier League top four
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard reveals his Premier League top four

Conte is working on the assumption Tottenham will win all of their eight remaining games, so Chelsea must claim 18 points, or six wins from their final eight league games. Chelsea responded by securing a massive three points against Manchester City on Wednesday night while Spurs nearly dropped points at Swansea , if it wasn't for a last minute glut of goals.

Sports Patriots Star To Convicted Murderer
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Lloyd in 2013, according to the Boston Globe . The former New England Patriots tight end was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster about an hour later. An investigation by detectives from the Worcester District Attorney's office and the Department of Correction, along with an autopsy by a chief medical examiner in Boston, will be conducted to rule out any foul play in the inmate's death.

Author: 0 ThunderNotes: Westbrook and Harden won't be communicating this series

Same went for Golden State coach Steve Kerr , who thought his two-time defending Western Conference champions were jittery in the first half of Game 1 against Portland before settling down. Rockets - Set the National Basketball Association record for single-season three-pointers made. While Harden labored through a 1-for-7 start, Beverley drained two 3-pointers.

Sports Kyrgios gives Australia a 2-0 lead in Davis Cup tie
Author: 0 Kyrgios gives Australia a 2-0 lead in Davis Cup tie

If Hewitt was a crackling ball of emotion on the sideline all weekend, the contagion has spread to his players, with Kyrgios on top of the list. Belgium led Italy 2-1 going into Sunday's reverse singles matches in Charleroi . Kyrgios is due to face Sock in Sunday's opening reverse singles rubber, although Hewitt is anticipating another curve ball from the USA after the world number 15 was a late replacement for Sam Querrey in the doubles.

Sports Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0
Author: 0 Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

He was pulled by manager Don Mattingly after throwing 100 pitches, and the bullpen sought to finish what the left-hander from Taiwan had started. He was pulled, which is a trend in the early season, to avoid risking the health of pitchers. The Mariners looked solid in the first game against the Marlins on Monday night, coming away with a 6-1 win. (He walked two and hit a batter). "He has better stuff than a year ago, but he needs to use it a bit better".

Author: 0 Harry Redknapp back in management

Both Birmingham City and Aston Villa have endured dismal seasons in the last few years, however it's the Villans who now seem to be finally looking up. "I sacked myself", said Zola on Monday. Redknapp, 70, has worked in a variety of background roles since his resignation from QPR in February 2015, including posts as an advisor to Derby County, a football consultant to Australian side Central Coast Mariners and a director of football at non-league Wimborne Town, as well as taking charge of ...

Author: 0 Durant doubt for Blazers clash

Durant led the Warriors in scoring in their Game 1 victory, scoring 32 points while notching a double-double with 10 rebounds. Durant received treatment Tuesday after the team took Monday off from formal workouts. Reaching a breaking point further down the road against a tougher opponent would be a tougher pill to swallow than letting Durant rest during Game 2 against the eighth-seeded Trail Blazers.

Author: 0 Cahill urges Chelsea to dig in after United defeat

Against Crystal Palace, we didn't deserve to lose. Many expected him to be one of the first out of the door when Mourinho took over last summer, such was that the Portuguese sold him at Chelsea, but he has become an integral part of what the former Blues boss is trying to build at Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Blue Jackets, Wild in danger of being swept out of playoffs

Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead Montreal to a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night in NY, giving the Canadiens a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. "I thought it had been our best start to the series", he said. "The game isn't that complicated". We all knew the Penguins were a risky playoff team.

Author: 0 Preds beat Chicago 3-2, push Hawks to brink of elimination

Filip Forsberg scored twice in the third period to force overtime. It was his second goal in as many games, and was the biggest goal of the Swiss forward's career. When your hockey team is in the thick of a playoff race, the last thing you need is a distraction. Kevin Fiala still has a lot to learn about what it means to be an National Hockey League player.

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Hamilton comes second

It was his 11th podium. "In Australia I don't remember it being any massive fault of my own, we just ran out of tyres and had to pit - it was the circumstances we were faced with. Ferrari then opted for an aggressive strategy, pitting Vettel on lap 10 in the hope of leap frogging the sluggish Mercedes with some quick, unimpeded laps.

Author: 0 Ronaldo hits 100th European goal, making history

Bayern were without leading goalscorer Lewandowski as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to the defending champions at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday. Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer denied Ronaldo and Gareth Bale with fine stops and the tie firmly swung in Real's favor in the 61st minute when Javi Martinez was sent off following two quick-fire yellow cards.

Author: 0 NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Action For Sunday

As the Chicago Bulls prepare for their first round match-up against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs, the focus is on how the Bulls will guard Celtics' guard Isaiah Thomas . And should the C's and Cavs reach the conference finals, you should be reminded that the LeBrons were clearly not frightened in the least by Boston having the homecourt advantage.

Author: 0 After strange season, Hawks hope they've figured things out

Wall replaced the ugliness of the first half with artistry in the third quarter during Washington's 114-107 Game 1 win against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday afternoon in Verizon Center. Morris had multiple thunderous dunks and blocks in the game, including a few over All-Star Paul Millsap. "And that's why I think I've been playing a lot better and not just going at guys, but having that mind-set when I step on the court".

Sports LeBron's Cavaliers Are Not Ready, Despite Meaningless Win Over Celtics
Author: 0 LeBron's Cavaliers Are Not Ready, Despite Meaningless Win Over Celtics

Howard had 19 points, five rebounds, and a pair of assists. Each team has three games to play. The win vaulted Atlanta past the Milwaukee Bucks for fifth spot in the Eastern Conference standings. Cleveland outscored Atlanta 38-21 in the first and never looked back. "The first half is about as good of a first half as we've had", Budenholzer said.

Sports City cruise past Hull
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Andrea Ranocchia did pull one back late on, as Claudio Bravo let a weak effort trickle past him, BBC reports. Manchester City vs Hull City: In today's Premier League match, Number 4 Man City meets Number 17 Hull City at the Etihad Stadium, City of Manchester.

Author: 0 Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

Interim coach Bruce Cassidy called the call and subsequent results "demoralizing and disappointing". Riley Nash, who was called for roughing after taking a swing at Ryan, took responsibility for the play. Craig Anderson made 17 saves in the Ottawa goal, and Rask had 28 saves for Boston. No, they don't. And if you saw MacArthur celebrate his goal - the first of four for Ottawa on Saturday in a 4-3 win that means the Senators don't head to Boston in a two-game hole - you could tell.

Author: 0 Watch Champions League live on TV, Online

Ahead of the Champions League quarterfinal second-leg, the Madrid and Catalan media have published extracts of Ancelotti's recent book, " Quiet Leadership: Winning Hearts, Minds and Matches ". Madrid themselves will be without Gareth Bale with a calf problem picked up in the first leg, which has also made him a doubt for Sunday's heavyweight LaLiga clash with Barcelona, but the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo means he will be nothing like the loss Lewandowski was for Bayern in Munich.

Author: 0 As Chelsea wobble can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

But win or lose the semi-final at Wembley, the Blues' main focus remains the Premier League title. "We are thinking about the league but if I'm in Tottenham's shoes, this week is all about the FA Cup and the chance for this team to get a trophy".

Author: 0 Kompany returns to lead City to victory

Sergio Aguero headed home a third three minutes later to seal an impressive away win for Pep Guardiola's side. The victory saw Manchester City climb back above Liverpool and into 3rd place giving them a seven-point cushion between themselves and the chasing pack.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich midfielder Vidal fumes: Robbery! Real Madrid stole it

Cristiano Ronaldo praised the winning mentality of Real Madrid after his hat-trick helped defeat Bayern Munich 4-2 following extra time at the Bernabeu as the holders booked a place in the semi-finals of the Champions League. "The dressing room is very sad because we really wanted to go through but we have to keep improving and hope these things will not happen again". Ronaldo's goals, two of which were scored in extra time, enabled the Portugal star to become the first player to reach 100 ...

Sports Leicester hopeful of Morgan return for Atletico clash
Author: 0 Leicester hopeful of Morgan return for Atletico clash

Their exit marks the end of a fairytale which had been carried over from last season's Premier League triumph, but there will be nothing but pride from their supporters after an outstanding second-half effort rattled the third best team in Spain.

Author: 0 Blazers need more than just Lillard, McCollum vs Warriors

Kevin Durant scored 32 points for the Warriors while McCollum scored 41 for the Trailblazers. He is questionable for Game 2 on Wednesday. He sprained the MCL in his right knee slipping on a wet spot during Game 4 of the first round previous year at Houston and missed the first three games against the Blazers in the Western Conference semifinals before coming off the bench in the fourth.

Sports Blue Jays place JA Happ (elbow) on 10-day disabled list
Author: 0 Blue Jays place JA Happ (elbow) on 10-day disabled list

After the incident, it was precautionary to place him on the disabled list. Elbow soreness forced Happ to leave the mound during the fifth inning of Sunday's 11-4 loss to the Orioles . "The answer is it's sound. Hopefully there'll be no discomfort". Happ is 0-3 with a 4.50 ERA. Toronto will have to turn the likes of Casey Lawrence , Mat Latos or T.J.

Author: 0 Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013 vs. Penguins

The Maple Leafs, who earned the second wild card into the playoffs from the Eastern Conference, will play the Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference First Round beginning Thursday (7 p.m. The Senators defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in a shootout, giving them a 96-95 edge in points over Boston. We've been in this situation here the last month or so playing teams fighting for points and you can tell with the way they play and their desperation level .

Sports Arsene Wenger switches to a three-man Arsenal defence for Middlesbrough game
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger switches to a three-man Arsenal defence for Middlesbrough game

The triumph - the Gunners' first league away win for three months - lifted Arsene Wenger's men seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, with a game in hand. You could see that one some occasions, we were a bit over-cautious tonight. "We had practiced on it before at some stage, but we like offensive football so this was a bit more defensive-minded for us".

Author: 0 Brighton first club to secure promotion to the Premier League this season

Asked what Brighton will bring to the Premier League, Bloom replied: "A great city, a great fan base, an incredible stadium sold out every game, and hopefully on the pitch we will do the city and our supporters proud". Aston Villa and Norwich came down with us last season and would've expected to be challenging for promotion alongside us, but instead they're languishing in mid-table.

Author: 0 LA Clippers look to bounce back in Game 2 against Utah Jazz

Point guard Chris Paul , who had 25 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in Game 1 , said the Clippers also need a boost from J.J. Redick. What remained for Jordan was a steady stream of overmatched Jazz defenders who had no answer for the Clippers' pick-and-roll on Tuesday as Chris Paul repeatedly fed Jordan over the top for one dunk after another, propelling the Clippers to a 99-91 Game 2 victory that evens the best-of-7 series .

Sports Fan dies in Argentine football violence
Author: 0 Fan dies in Argentine football violence

The fan identified as Emanuel Balbo had reportedly quarreled with a man during weekend's derby match between his Belgrano team and the visiting Talleres in the northern city of Cordoba. The Argentine Football Association (AFA) condemned the incident and vowed to work with authorities to find the perpetrators. The police have identified four persons involved in the incident and two of them have been arrested, worldwide media report.

Sports Dortmund emotionally ready to face Monaco - Tuchel
Author: 0 Dortmund emotionally ready to face Monaco - Tuchel

They are two of Europe's more exciting younger coaches, but only one will take his team into the last four of the Champions League as Monaco and Borussia Dortmund meet in their quarter-final second leg today. Leonardo Jardim and Thomas Tuchel have plenty in common. Monaco can reach the semis of the Champions League for the fourth time after 1993/94, 1997/98 and 2003/04.

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Celtics vs. Bulls Game 2 live stream

The Celtics are doing everything they can to help Thomas navigate this hard phase, especially while he's on the opposite coast from much of his family. "That's how you win games, when it's a whole team involved". There was a moment of silence after the grieving Thomas led his teammates onto the floor and just before the playing of the United States national anthem.

Sports Red Sox hold off the Blue Jays, 8-7
Author: 0 Red Sox hold off the Blue Jays, 8-7

Red Sox: 2B Dustin Pedroia was given the night off. ... Kevin Pillar , who doubled three times in a game for the first time in his career, said while there is time for the Blue Jays to turn things around, it has to start soon. His first show in the Major League Baseball didn't go as the lefty would've expected it to, as he erratically allowed four runs in 4 and 1/3 innings, along with four walks and 3 strikeouts, back in 2015.

Sports SC guard P.J. Dozier signing with agent
Author: 0 SC guard P.J. Dozier signing with agent

The Vertical reported Monday that Dozier will leave the Gamecocks after his sophomore season. "God has blessed me with so many opportunities and continues to do so!" Dozier entered his name in the draft last week and has until ten days after the NBA Draft Combine - scheduled for mid-May - to remove his name and return to play at USC.