Monthly Archives: March 2018

Penguins goaltender Matt Murray nearing return from concussion

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is nearing a return from a concussion that has sidelined him for two weeks.

Murray faced shots Tuesday before the rest of the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions took the ice. Murray hasn’t played since sustaining the concussion after taking a shot to the facemask in practice late last month.

The Astros loaded the bases with no outs in the second inning on a pair of singles and a walk. Having to work from the stretch was a first-time encounter this spring, much like taking the mound.

“I think in that second inning I think I just got quick, my arm wasn’t catching up and I was missing a lot high,” he said. “I feel like it was when I got to the stretch — that was my first time in the stretch with a runner on. In live BP, no one was running and in the sim game no one was running.”

The big question in camp has been whether deGrom will get enough work in time to be ready for opening day at Citi Field against St. Louis in 2 + weeks.

As the Cavaliers called timeout while down 115-94, James palmed the ball and motioned as if he wanted to throw it in frustration before cocking back. That was the last thing James did on the court before exiting for good with 6 minutes, 24 seconds left in the final frame.

“I have never played LeBron in L.A.,” said Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, who finished with five points and seven assists. “Never played against JC and Larry, other than practice. It is going to be a lot of fun.”

The Lakers did have a lot of fun on Sunday night at James’ expense. Thomas, who Cheap Basketball Jerseys UK shared hugs with several of his former Cavs teammates including J.R. Smith at half court before the game, got a little revenge against the Cavs who traded him away after he played only 15 games for the them following his Cheap China Jerseys hip surgery.

Thomas — who shot a few glares at good friend Floyd Mayweather Jr., seated near the Cavs’ bench, after making a couple of baskets — had what might have been his best all-around game for the Lakers with 20 points, nine assists and five rebounds. Thomas had six points and two assists during the Lakers’ game-changing run.

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We didn’t talk, Smith told ESPN. He sent me a text [Monday], and I told him, ‘No problem.’ I didn’t know that it was a ‘talk.’

Smith acknowledged he was surprised by the change.

That’s all right, though, Smith said. I’m not upset about it. I just wish there would have been more dialogue, I guess.

This is the second time this season that Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has demoted JR Smith from the starting five to the second unit. Jason Miller/Getty Images
When asked what his role will be now, Smith said, Honestly, I don’t know. I don’t know.

The Los Angeles Times says the 56-year-old was ordered to complete a nine-month alcohol program and pay $390 in fines.

Rodman was arrested Jan. 13 in Newport Beach after being pulled over for a traffic violation. Police said he failed field sobriety and breath tests.

His attorney, Paul Meyer, said Monday that the sentence reflects Rodman’s commitment to treatment. Meyer says the Hall of Famer has accepted responsibility for his sobriety.

Paul, who finished with 18 points and nine assists, wowed the crowd in that stretch, crossing Cheap Authentic MLB Jerseys over Forbes before sinking a basket and then knocking down a 3-pointer on Houston’s next trip down the court.

The special, hosted by Soledad O’Brien, features Simpson’s sit-down interview with book publisher Judith Regan, and will include a panel of analysts, including Christopher Darden, one Cheap NFL Jerseys China of Simpson’s prosecutors from his criminal trial.

In 1995, the Simpson was infamously found not guilty in the murders of his ex-wife and Goldman. Two years later, Simpson was found liable for their deaths in a civil trial and was ordered to pay over $33 million to the families of the victims.

Sidney Crosby dominates NHLPA player poll

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby remains the best player in the NHL according to his peers, despite a serious challenge from Edmonton Oilers prodigy Connor McDavid.

The National Hockey League Players Association poll for 2017-18 was released Wednesday, with Crosby winning six categories, including most difficult player to play against, best team player and the player you’d want on your team if you needed to win one game.

Among the topics was whether the players were happy with the NHL’s controversial standings format, which has been criticized for everything from forced parity to the inequity of its playoff seeding. But 77.7 percent of the players polled said they like the way points are currently awarded for a win or a loss in the regular season.

The NHLPA also polled players on all-time bests, for the organization’s 50th anniversary. Wayne Gretzky was named as top forward (72.7 percent of the vote), Bobby Orr as best defenseman (61.0 percent), and Patrick Roy as best goalie (39.3 percent).

The Panthers also announced that they were flying the team to nationals in Minnesota, which run from March 23 to March 26. As Shawn Thornton of the Panthers said: “[The airline] Swift [Air] and ownership said, ‘Why don’t we put them on the team plane and get them up to Minnesota and back?’ Very generous, very thoughtful of them.”

Congrats to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hockey team players Basketball Jerseys Cheap for their perseverance, their grace and their victory. They are the best players in the world of the week.

Those Minnesota Wild fans waiting in concession lines or lingering too long in the concourse during the first intermission sure missed a show.

Eric Staal has put on quite the must-see performance himself this season.

Penguins G Matt Murray skated on Monday morning but remains out indefinitely Cheap Authentic NBA Jerseys while dealing with a concussion sustained last week. … Several Penguins used rainbow-colored Pride tape on their sticks during warmups.