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Cubs catcher Montero blames Arrieta for Nats' 7 stolen bases

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He stole those bases against Montero, one of league's most generous backstops when it comes to allowing steals. "That is really the rub there", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. After Tim Beckham walked and both runners advanced on a wild pitch, Ramos scored on Adeiny Hechavarria's sacrifice fly to left. Turner's speed helped the Nationals tie the game in the last of the first. Read More »

Major league notebook: Francona misses game after hospital trip

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The Indians said Francona checked out fine. Elvis Andrus homered twice in the series opener to set a career high of nine and added four RBIs for Texas, which has amassed 24 runs in its last three contests. Treading in uncommon waters, the Indians lit the Rangers up for 19 hits and 15 runs, but did not hit a single home run. Chisenhall's two-run single with the bases loaded put Cleveland ahead 10-9. Read More »

Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to NFL's best quarterbacks

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In his first public appearance since getting drafted by the Lakers , Ball probably wanted to avoid the embarrassment of throwing a wild pitch, a feeling celebrities like 50 Cent and Snoop Dogg know all too well . "So when I get home I'll get to talk to her". "Stepping on the court, I'm going to try and beat him in everything I do, if that's tying my shoe faster or anything". Read More »

McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules

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Mayweather has not fought since easily outpointing Andre Berto in September 2015 to retain his welterweight world title and then retiring. McGregor , the UFC's reigning lightweight champion and former featherweight champion, is known as much for his bravado as for his explosive knockout power inside an MMA octagon. Read More »

Germany edge Australia at Confederations Cup

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Unfortunately for Australia , they can't fully contend with the overall talent of Germany . Australia are third, ahead of Cameroon by virtue of their superior goal difference. Rogic was also the main force behind Australia's second, which was tapped home by Tomi Juric. While this tournament does not seems to be an important for Germany judging by the squad they have sent, they will still want to win this game since it is the German mentality. Read More »

#STLBlues lose Perron to Vegas in expansion draft

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Also going to the Knights on Wednesday was Grand Rapids native Jake Bischoff. Nate Schmidt of the Washington Capitals , who had the best record in the National Hockey League this past season, was the final pick announced Wednesday night. Read More »

Connor McDavid is the National Hockey League 18 cover athlete

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Also the 2016-17 Art Ross Trophy victor, McDavid led the NHL with 100 points as he racked up 30 goals and a league-high 70 assists. McDavid became the 10th player to win those three awards in the same year (per SB Nation ), and he is just the third to win the Hart before his 21st birthday, joining Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby . Read More »

US Open 2017: Moving Day madness at Erin Hills

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The stats prove him right. Casey has recorded triple bogeys before in his long and illustrious 17-year pro career but none where he has fought back to share the lead in a Major. Despite some uncharacteristically low scoring for U.S. Open standards, Koepka reminded everyone that players still had their difficulties. Jamie Lovemark made a bomb for birdie on the 18th hole to shoot his second consecutive 69 and be tied for fifth, alongside Fowler and J.B. Read More »

'Crazy' Vettel in line of fire over Baku road rage

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Four-time title victor Vettel was punished with a 10-second stop-and-go penalty during the race following his actions and also hit with three points on his F1 licence. Post-race Hamilton told cameras, "If he wants to prove he is a man, we should do it out of the vehicle, face-to-face", prompting the bookmaker to stump up £1m for a charity fight to happen. Read More »

Rickie Fowler says 'no negatives' in US Open display

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While Koepka jokes his victory will "hopefully make up for" the Father's Day card he didn't get his dad, there's no doubt in his mind there will be opportunities for further celebrations. "Not many people get the chance to play a major or even a tournament where they've grown up so it's special for me". But mostly, the phenomenal scores pointed to the wave of new stars, such as Koepka , who sometimes obscure each other. Read More »

LSU fans flock to Omaha for College World Series

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The LSU Tigers and Florida Gators meet Monday night in game one of the 2017 College Baseball World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on ESPN . But he eventually let it slip out. that fire he normally keeps inside, just another reason, along with a fastball and slider, that made Faedo a first-round pick in the recent baseball draft. Read More »

Bennetts attacks Hayne over his terrible Origin II performance

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I remember a game against the Bulldogs where I got out of dummy half and the game was in the balance. "Origin is a physical game so we'll be going out there with the same mindset as always no matter who is wearing the No.1 for them". "So I thought he could have been better in those areas". "I am not saying anything is over at the moment". Now they head back to an electrified Suncorp Stadium for the decider, where the spectre of Thurston's Origin exit puts them firmly back in the ... Read More »

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

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But things could change if New Zealand triumph as the winners decide the format of the next cup and the Kiwis are the only team not to have signed up to the deal. On Sunday, he mistimed his start allowing the Kiwis to get the jump and in the subsequent race he lost valuable speed after getting boxed in by Burling. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton not interested in talking to 'disrespectful' Sebastian Vettel

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Of course he is a four-time world champion and in Formula 1 we are setting examples to all the young drivers out there about what is all allowed and what is not. Not to be outdone, Valterri Bottas started off in second place and fell all the way 20 when a collision in the first lap pitted the driver and set him a lap behind the pack. Read More »

Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway

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After restarting first, Johnson went on to lead the remaining laps in the segment and earn his first stage win of the season. So, take Bowyer's word when he says that what the world's best stock auto drivers will do during Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway isn't almost as easy as it looks. Read More »

Gators beat SEC rival for 1st title

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Florida started off with 3 straight singles from Deacon Liput , Dalton Guthrie , and J.J. "I'd also like to congratulate Florida and Kevin O'Sullivan on their first championship". LSU sixth inning - With one out, Antoine Duplantis hit a solo home run over the rightfield fence. Mike Papierski grounded into a double play, which would have scored Smith from third, but Slaughter made an ill-advised slide into the shortstop and was called for interference. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association release Garcia Report after leak in German newspaper

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Alexei Sorokin, the secretary general of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Russia-2018, said in an interview with TASS regarding the published report that: "It is good that the report of Garcia had been finally issued". "I am so disappointed, I am so angry as an Englishman that my home association, the country that I played for proudly, is now dragged through the mire and that tonight on social media all of those journalists and sports broadcasters that were very quick to put the boot in ... Read More »

What colour hat will the Queen wear at Royal Ascot today

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She can emulate Persuasive, who won the Sandringham for Gosden and owners Cheveley Park previous year. Perhaps it was that subpar run that left many British bettors thinking Lady Aurelia had peaked very early in her career, but she hardly could have won the Giant's Causeway Stakes in April at Keeneland more easily, and had earned nothing but praise from Ward for her subsequent work for the King's Stand. Read More »

Florida Wins College World Series 6-1

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The Tigers would threaten again in the top of the eighth only to come up empty again. In the third inning, junior catcher Michael Papierski led off with a single. Our pitchers did a great job keeping us in the game. He didn't allow an earned run during the regular season as a senior and earned the Herald's All-Area Player of the Year honor. Read More »

LSU advances to the finals

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The Tigers broke loose for three runs in the bottom of the second thanks to Papierski's homer. Fehmel was coming off four days' rest after holding L.S.U.to one run and two hits over eight innings in Monday's 12-run win. Faedo held TCU to three hits over 7 1/3 innings and struck out 11, beating the Horned Frogs for the second time in seven days at the College World Series . Read More »

Can Chiefs beat the British and Irish Lions?

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It's been a tough run for the Tuesday team, but a few starters made a strong case for selection in the test series. "For someone like Jack Nowell , it just hadn't happened for him in the first couple of games", Gatland said. "Luckily we've had some good challenges over the last few weeks and I'm really happy with how the boys have adapted", he said. "All in all, it was a good performance by the back three". Read More »

Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

Regardless, the SEC is the top conference in college baseball. "Truth be told, I was rooting for (Florida coach) Kevin (O'Sullivan) and the Gators", Mainieri said . Florida won two of three games from LSU in Gainesville in late March. However, after Dyson allowed a leadoff single to Zach Watson and fell behind Josh Smith 2-0 on his 75th pitch, O'Sullivan took the ball and gave it to closer Michael Byrne . Read More »

We now know every player available in the National Hockey League expansion draft

The entire protected list of players is available on the NHL's official website and it includes players such as James Neal , Marc-Andre Fleury, Sami Vatanen , Eric Staal , Roberto Luongo , etc. The Golden Knights, who begin play next season as the NHL's 31st team, will pick one player from each of the 30 teams. Courtesy of the National Hockey League, the lists of protected and unprotected players from all 30 teams outside of Vegas are available. Read More »