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Mets' Wright has shoulder injury, won't throw for 2 weeks

Another baseball season is upon us, and unfortunately, so is another David Wright injury. Wright was limited to just 37 games in 2016, and has been relegated to the designated hitter role in two games thus far this spring. The impingement is the latest injury in a series of problems for the Mets' captain, who battled spinal stenosis and underwent neck surgery last season.

Steelers Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Pro-Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell

Rather than let him hit free agency, the team has given Bell the franchise tag, the team announced Monday . Pittsburgh can still negotiate a longterm deal with Bell that he can sign before the 2017 campaign. The 31-year-old Peterson is scheduled to count $18 million against the Vikings' salary cap if he's still on the team's roster at the end of next week.

LA Kings trade for Ben Bishop from Tampa Bay Lightning

The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, according to multiple outlets. Andrei Vasilevskiy is now their anointed goalie, although Budaj has looked sharp this season as Quick's replacement.

Mumps: Vancouver Canucks confirm infection in Troy Stecher, 4 others show symptoms

The league-wide trend of starting slow coming out of the NHL's newly instituted bye week was on display in the first period, as the Sharks and Canucks played one of the uglier frames of NHL hockey you'll ever see. Ward caught a break as Daniel Sedin failed to check him while heading to the Canucks bench. The goal was Marleau's 22nd of the season. Henrik Sedin intercepted a poor clearing attempt by Sharks defenceman Brent Burns and fed his twin brother, who beat Jones shortside at 12:02 ...

Mercedes-AMG Petronas launches 2017 F1 vehicle at Silverstone

Speaking to theBBC ahead of the launch, the opinionated Hamilton didn't hold back about his concerns over the current state of worldwide sport's most glamourous scene. It's definitely going to feel unusual, being down in the garage and seeing someone else in the vehicle next to me. "But already just from the couple of laps I've done I can tell the auto goes a lot faster through the corners".

Washington Wizards land Bojan Bogdanovic, Chris McCullough

The Wizards will acquire Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough in a trade with the Nets , according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical . The Washington Wizards were in the trade market for a bench scorer and defender. The Nets will get the Celtics' pick. Thornton is unlikely to have much, if any, impact for the Nets and could be a buyout candidate, as Brooklyn is stocked at the guard position.

Derrick Lewis emerges as a new contender to challenge Stipe Miocic

After trashing Browne and courting Ronda Rousey post-fight, Lewis' unpredictability has instantly become must-see TV, too. Browne addressed Lewis' taunts leading up to the fight, calling them "very ignorant" to talk about and promising to make Lewis pay for it in the octagon.

Budapest drops 2024 Games bid - state media

Such a decision would reward two strong bids and also buy the International Olympic Committee some time to rethink its bidding process before again asking cities to throw their hats in the ring. "The Hungarian Olympic family, the capital, Parliament, and the government have all made unified decisions". The initiative, championed by the sports-mad Orban, was dealt a possibly fatal blow last week after a petition garnered enough signatures to force a referendum on the bid.

Chelsea to host Manchester United in FA Cup quarter-finals

Mourinho has been impressed by Pogba's performances and thinks he could have had a more spectacular season than his seven goals across all competitions with a bit more luck. Mourinho's side now have a chance to exact revenge in the FA Cup after Sunday's quarter-final draw pitted them against Antonio Conte's runaway Premier League leaders.

Singapore aims for low-key Netanyahu visit to avoid anger in Malaysia, Indonesia

Lee implied that Singapore's perspective on the Israel-Palestinian conflict is also largely shaped by its ties with many Muslim countries as well as by its own Muslim population. According to the reports, Netanyahu rejected the offer because he did not believe his government would accept it. In keeping with Singapore's request, Netanyahu is not expected to make any large public appearances, scheduling only a small meeting with the country's Jewish community, the Jerusalem Post reports .

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant deflect questions about their relationship

He added: "Stuff you guys may think is important, I don't really think is important at all, so when I look at it that way, it's pretty easy to me". "I'm happy with my team now and looking forward to moving forward". Durant left the Thunder for the Warriors during free agency after Golden State lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. "I just don't want any awkwardness in the locker room".

Miami Dolphins save $15.7 million by cutting Mario Williams and Brandon Albert

As Garafolo reported, Laremy Tunsil , the 13th overall pick in last year's draft, will enter 2017 as the starter in Albert's absence. Defensive end Mario Williams, defensive tackle Earl Mitchell and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu are the other players the Dolphins are set to part ways with.

Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster

After last year's disappointment, the dog didn't compete for nearly a year, while Boyles contemplated whether she was ready for motherhood. Samantha Alaia, 24, a human resources worker from Staten Island, was hoping to see her favorite breed, the Miniature Pinscher, take home the top prize.

Riding a wave, Pistons admit they let opportunity pass in Milwaukee

He also added four assists and three rebounds. Sitting at the BMO Harris Bradley Center was something he rarely did last season, with his 48 bench minutes on Monday almost equaling the amount of time he sat during Marquette's nine Big East home games (49 minutes).

Ronaldo in longest ever Champions League goal drought for Real Madrid

The Champions League match between Real Madrid and Napoli is available to stream online. Defending champions Real Madrid recovered after conceding a stunning early goal to beat Napoli 3-1 to set them on course for a quarter-finals berth in the competition for the seventh straight season.

Cardinals Prospect Alex Reyes Likely To Have Tommy John

Reyes, 22, was considered a top NL rookie of the year candidate after a dazzling debut for St. Louis late last season. He went 4-1 with a 1.57 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and a 52:23 K:BB ratio in 46 innings. His fastball averaged more than 97 miles per hour and touches 100. "I was throwing a side at home and I felt something different", Reyes said. Heading into spring training, there had been speculation that the Cardinals might lessen Wacha's workload by moving him to the bullpen, but Mozeliak said ...

Why Australia should be afraid of Virat Kohli

Before Bangladesh's trip to India for the one-off Hyderabad Test, 19-year-old Miraz had said he was keen to seek the talismanic offspinner's counsel. But the players got a massive shock when they found no help from BCCI to load their baggage. The guys need to stay calm under pressure. " India on the other hand will want to dominate, they will want to continue to show how good they are in their own backyard", Clarke said.

Ibaka to the Raptors

The deal was still awaiting league approval on Tuesday afternoon and it's unlikely that Ibaka will be in the Raptors lineup before the National Basketball Association all-star break ends next week. Whatever they choose to do, it's obvious that the team is now in a much better position heading into the playoffs. Although he was putting up decent numbers with the Magic, Ibaka wasn't almost enough to transform a team that appears to be stuck in neutral.

National Football League warns that 'bathroom bill' could cost Texas future Super Bowls

In an interview at the time, Emmert said that the NCAA wants to hold its championship in an "inclusive" environment and "right now we're not sure that we have that" in Indianapolis, which is also home to the NCAA's headquarters. Super Bowl XLV was held in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., in 2011 and Jerry Jones would no doubt love to host another soon. The bill is similar to a law that was enacted in North Carolina a year ago.

Confusion reigns as Rangers manager Mark Warburton denies quitting

He had also given a ringing endorsement to McParland earlier on Friday following speculation the head of recruitment was poised to quit. Alex McLeish has emerged as the frontrunner to take over at Scottish Premiership side Rangers . The 54-year-old is a little more than 18 months into the job with the team third in the Scottish Premiership, with nearly no possibility of catching the league leaders Celtic.