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  • TGPLB Pro/Celebrity Race overall winner Alfonso Ribeiro addresses the media at the post-race press conference, Saturday, April 18, 2015.

    Veterans battle in 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race

    Saturday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race might have felt like deja vu, as it came down to a handful of drivers who had taken to the streets of Long Beach before. "Dancing with the Stars" season 19 winner Alfonso Ribeiro massively outpaced the competition to take the checkered...
  • Craig Berube

    Flyers fire Berube as head coach

    According to the Associated Press on Friday, the Philadelphia Flyers have fired head coach Craig Berube after two seasons. During his playing career, Berube played for the Calgary Flames. In two seasons as the Flyers head coach, Berube had a winning record of 75-58-3 but failed to guide the Flyers...
  • Frankie Edgar likes the idea of a masters division in the UFC

    Frankie Edgar likes the idea of a masters division in the UFC

    Former UFC lightweight champ Frankie "The Answer" Edgar says in an April 18 YouTube post from AXS that he wouldn't mind seeing a masters division in the UFC, for fighters age 40 and above. Edgar, 33, knows full well that rival promotions are finding success by booking aging MMA legends who have name...
  • Former UFC champ Frankie Edgar has no plans to retire anytime soon

    Former UFC champ Frankie Edgar has no plans to retire anytime soon

    Former UFC lightweight champ Frankie "The Answer" Edgar says in an April 19 YouTube post from AXS that he has no plans to retire anytime soon. Edgar, who is just a few months from his 34th birthday, isn't quite sure when he'll be hanging up the gloves for good. He explained that he's not going to...
  • Mixed Striking Championship could change the landscape of MMA

    Exclusive interview with Mixed Striking Championship promoter Wayne Bermudez

    Mixed Striking Championship promoter Wayne Bermudez said April 19 in an exclusive interview with AXS that his promotion gives fight fans the opportunity to see high-level striking, without boring ground attacks and dull "lay-and-pray" offense. Mixed Striking Championship focuses on striking arts...
  • Beer prices are high at Citi Field

    New York Mets: Beer prices soar at Citi Field

    AXS learned during the April 18 New York Mets game against the Miami Marlins that beer prices are soaring at Citi Field, in some spots even higher than the cost of admission. At most concession stands at Citi Field, domestic beers such as Budweiser and Bud Light are going for $8.75 and premium brews...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Ryne Sandberg holds few baseball card keepers

    Philadelphia Phillies: Ryne Sandberg holds few baseball card keepers

    Baseball cards were still popular when Ryne Sandberg was a player. Today, the Philadelphia Phillies' manager knows that his old-school wax pack is bereft of cardboard gold. Sandberg consistently used his God-given talent and was rightfully inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005. Ten years later...
  • Huskers look to keep rolling against Ohio State after Friday's win

    Huskers look to keep rolling against Ohio State after Friday's win

    Fresh off Friday's 5-2 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are looking to clinch their third conference series win of the season. In fact, take out a three-game sweep against the Maryland Terapins, and Nebraska has been quite dominant against the Big Ten. Now 6-4 overall, the...
  •  Clayton Kershaw

    Dodgers beat the Rockies 7-3 in MLB action

    According to ESPN on Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-3 in Major League Baseball action. With the win, the Dodgers improve to 7-3 and the Rockies drop to 7-3. Despite a slow start to the season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw showed the baseball world why he is still...
  • Alexandre Burrows

    Canucks beat Flames 4-1 in NHL playoff action

    According to ESPN on Friday, the Vancouver Canucks beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. With the win, the Canucks and Flames are now tied in the Pacific Division semi-final series at one game apiece. Alexandre Burrows and Chris Tanev led Vancouver in...
  • Jason Chimera

    Chimera leads Capitals to playoff win over Islanders

    According to ESPN on Friday, former Edmonton Oilers forward Jason Chimera scored the game winning goal at 7:37 of the third period to break a 3-3 tie as the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 4-3 in game two of the Metropolitan Division semi-finals in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs. With...
  • Celebrities and pros pose together before Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race qualifying on April 17, 2015.

    Predictions for 2015 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race

    The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race takes place this Saturday, April 18 with eighteen musicians, actors, actresses and athletes vying for the title of top celebrity racer. But this isn't your average charity motorsports event: it's the biggest, most prestigious one there is, and...
  •  Xander Bogaerts’ walkoff single propels Red Sox over Orioles, 3-2

    Xander Bogaerts’ walkoff single propels Red Sox over Orioles, 3-2

    It was an early American League East battle between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles. As both teams are expected to battle for the division crown, the first game of a four-game series at Fenway Park on Friday night provided much drama. The game came down to the last at bats for the Red Sox...
  • Day 2: Detroit and Minnesota pull upsets

    2015 Stanley Cup Playoff game results: April 16 summarized

    The second day of Stanley Cup playoff action is over. On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the New York Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and Anaheim Ducks, all took a one-games-to-none lead in their opening round series. All four games were closely contested. Most impressive, may have been the...
  • Western Conference Coach of the Month honor goes to Clippers' Doc Rivers

    Western Conference Coach of the Month honor goes to Clippers' Doc Rivers

    The Los Angeles Clippers played regular-season basketball for a little less than half the month in April, but the NBA named head coach Doc Rivers Western Conference Coach of the Month on Thursday anyway. Rivers led the Clippers to an undefeated record (7-0) during the month, averaging 108.6 points...
  • Devan Dubnyk as an Oiler

    Dubnyk leads Wild to upset win over Blues

    According to ESPN on Thursday, former Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk made 19 saves as the Minnesota Wild upset the St. Louis Blues 4-2 in the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Playoffs. With the win in game one, the Wild lead the Blues 1-0 in the Central Division semi-final series. Dubnyk...
  • Nolan Arenado

    Rockies sweep Giants to remain perfect on the road

    According to ESPN on Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. With the win, the Rockies improve to 7-2 and the Giants fell to 3-7. The fact that the Rockies swept the Giants was very impressive. Not only because all three...
  • Uber prospect Kris Bryant to make Cubs debut

    Uber prospect Kris Bryant to make Cubs debut

    The hemming and hawing about whether the Chicago Cubs should put Kris Bryant on the opening day roster took longer than the wait for the super talented third baseman to make his debut. The Cubs called up Bryant on Friday and he will start in the place of the injured Mike Olt, who suffered a wrist...
  • Devan Dubnyk as an Oiler

    11 former Edmonton Oilers in 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    According to CBS Sports on Wednesday, there are 11 former Edmonton Oilers who are on National Hockey League rosters in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs. All 11 players will be looking to win the Stanley Cup for the first time in their career. The list includes Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild...
  • NASCAR amends Ryan Newman's penalty after appeal

    NASCAR amends Ryan Newman's penalty after appeal

    Fresh off scaling back Brian Scott's P4 penalty to a P2, NASCAR announced on Wednesday that the punishment levied against Ryan Newman's No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team had been reduced following another hearing by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel. Newman's team had been on the hot seat...
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