Sports News for Friday April 22, 2016

 
>>Cubs’ Arrieta Fires Second No-No In Rout Of Reds

(Cincinnati, OH) — Jake Arrieta [[ air-ee-ET-uh ]] fired his second career no-hitter in the Cubs’ 16-0 rout of the Reds. Arrieta walked four and struck out six en route to becoming the fifth active pitcher with multiple no-hitters. It’s the first no-no of the season and the 15th in Cubs history.

>>Angels Earn Split With White Sox

(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox had to settle for a split in their four-game series with the Angels after suffering a 3-2 loss yesterday. Melky Cabrera launched a solo homer for the Sox. John Danks fell to 0-and-3 with the loss.

>>Blackhawks Stay Alive With Double-OT Win

(St. Louis, MO) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks kept their season alive with a 4-3 double-overtime win over the Blues. Patrick Kane netted the game-winner 3:07 into the second OT. Corey Crawford made 43 saves for the ‘Hawks, who still face a 3-2 deficit in the best-of-seven West quarterfinal series. Chicago hosts Game Six tomorrow..

>>Rockets Nip Curry-Less Warriors

(Houston, TX) — James Harden’s jumper with 2.7 seconds left gave the Rockets a 97-96 win over the Steph Curry-less Warriors in Game Three of their first-round series. Curry missed his second straight game with an ankle injury. Golden State still has a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven set.

>>Blackhawks Stay Alive With Double-OT Win

(St. Louis, MO) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks kept their season alive with a 4-3 double-overtime win over the Blues. Patrick Kane netted the game-winner 3:07 into the second OT. St. Louis now holds a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven first-round series.

>>Report: Norman To Visit Washington

(Undated) — The suitors are lining up for cornerback Josh Norman. ESPN reports Norman will visit with Washington today. The Panthers surprisingly rescinded the franchise tag off Norman earlier in the week, making him an unrestricted free agent.

>>Sprint Cup Series Heads To Richmond

(Richmond, VA) — The Sprint Cup Series heads to Richmond International Speedway for the Toyota Owners 400. Qualifying takes place early this evening, with the 400-lap, 300-mile race to follow on Sunday afternoon. Kurt Busch took the checkered flag in last year’s race.

>>Tony Stewart To Make Season Debut Sunday

(Charlotte, NC) — Tony Stewart is ready to make his NASCAR season debut. Stewart has been cleared for Sunday’s race at Richmond International Speedway. He has missed the first eight races of the season recovering from a broken back he sustained in a dune buggy accident in January.

>>UFC’s McGregor Not Retiring After All

(Undated) — UFC star Conor McGregor isn’t retiring after all. He issued a statement on Facebook saying he’s paid to fight, not promote and he needs to get back to focusing on that. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old posted on Twitter that he had decided to “retire young.”

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