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Diego Costa thanks Mourinho for improving him as a player

Diego Costa is keen to ensure that his temperament on the pitch is under control ahead of Spain's friendly against Israel. Eden Hazard has dropped his biggest hint yet that he will snub interest from Real Madrid and commit his immediate future to Chelsea. Read More »

Major League Baseball roundup

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But know this: Given what they were up against Saturday, they put up a heck of a fight in losing to the Red Sox 2-1. Well, they didn't do much. Twelve of 35 predicted they would win a Wild Card berth. home game smack-dab in the middle of the Boston Marathon. Simply stated, the Red Sox starting pitchers need to step it up, and steady the ship for 2017. Read More »

NHL Predictions: Will the Wild avoid a 2-0 deficit vs

Louis. Mikko Koivu's deflection hit the post and Jason Pominville's unabated drive to the net was denied by Allen, to name two of them in the third period. local time. "We've been a good road team all year so we're just going to try to keep playing our game and I think we'll get some momentum here". If they were 6-nothing or something, I'd say it's going to be a tough task. Read More »

Cormier defends title, thrives as UFC villain

I really think that to beat a guy like me, you really have to (have the) whole game down, your jiu-jitsu, your takedown defense, your takedowns, the whole shebang, and I just don't feel like he's that fighter. The last time Chris Weidman won a fight was 645 days ago at the aforementioned UFC 187, when he stopped Vitor Belfort to retain the middleweight title. Read More »

"Pissed" Luis Enrique: FC Barcelona are reliving a nightmare

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The Argentine himself was on target 15 minutes later when he found the bottom corner with a wonderful finish thanks to a smart cutback from Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic. "As coach, for me it's inexplicable how they were so much better than us", he said afterwards. "It's not good to pick on single players after a defeat". Read More »

Thunder Closes Regular Season Against Nuggets

Nikola Jokic finished with 29 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists for the Nuggets, who beat the Thunder for the first time in four tries this season. What you're doing, I think it's historical. The Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing for the NBA Playoffs by allowing some of their star players to rest, but it seems like Thunder fans weren't going to allow an opportunity to show their love for the team pass them by. Read More »

Griezmann has no need to leave Atletico Madrid - Torres

He notes that there are not many clubs where he can improve what he has at Atletico and adds "I hope he stays with us forever". Mbappe, 18, put in a stunning show with a brace during AS Monaco's 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund and in doing so became the youngest ever player to score two goals in a Champions League knockout fixture. Read More »

NBA Playoffs Weekend TV Schedule And Matchups

It's schemed more towards a specific opponent than the regular season. Cleveland's schedule - the Cavs played 12 road games in March - made it hard to practice and James said it was "refreshing" to be on the floor with his teammates. The defending champions are as healthy as they've been all year as they look to recapture that chemistry they developed a year ago en route to the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history. Read More »

He Did It! Kyrgios Leads Australia To Davis Cup Quarterfinal Victory

Every day, you get close to the tie, practice becomes a bit more intense. The prize for victory in Brisbane is a semi-final against Belgium or Italy . United States captain Jim Courier threw another curve ball by sending world No 25 Querrey onto Pat Rafter Arena instead of No 15 Jack Sock, who was originally slated to face the in-form Kyrgios. Read More »

Man United lose Juan Mata for the season

The loss of Mata, Manchester United's second highest goal-scorer in this season behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left Mourinho's team in a danger as his team may face shortage of goals in upcoming matches. "If we win both matches, we are in the top four". The Blues managed a 1-0 F.A Cup win over Mourinho on that occasion, though much of the media attention after the game was on a small minority of Chelsea fans who branded the Portuguese manager a Judas. Read More »

Title race back on, says shocked Conte

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Asked on BBC Radio 5 live's " Sportsweek " programme if Palace could find the "enormous pots of money" required, Parish replied: "Enormous?" "I think I can't deny it", he said . Chelsea looked like they were cruising to the Premier League title, and were on course to be Champions earlier than anyone expected. "We are on to 31 points now". Read More »

Morales' HR in 9th lifts Jays over O's 2-1, stops skid

He was tended to by trainers from both teams, paramedics and a Blue Jays team doctor. Following a lengthy delay as medical officials attended to crew chief Scott, second base ump Brian Knight took over home-plate duties. Toronto recorded the win in front of an announced paid crowd of 40,743. Davis' drive in the sixth was the 18th of his career at Rogers Centre. He hit Bautista with a pitch to lead off and the Toronto slugger moved to second base on a Tulowitzki single. Read More »

Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers go for their third win on as many getaway days in the series finale against the Cubs on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago , a game featuring a pair of southpaws back after missing almost all of last season. "My dad said he wants to wear it", Bryant said. The ivy-covered outfield walls, manual scoreboard, neighboring rooftops and location in a vibrant residential neighborhood packed with restaurants and bars create a unique atmosphere. Read More »

Hazard encourages Batshuayi to leave Chelsea

His influence has been a major contributor to Chelsea's success this campaign, and his good performances appear to be turning heads in the far east. Goal report that Costa is a summer target for as many as four Chinese clubs. Hazard will be expecting to start for leaders Chelsea when the Blues return to Premier League action with a crunch clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Jenson Button to replace Fernando Alonso in Monaco Grand Prix

I would never miss a race in formula one, as Fernando will. "OK, I realise we won't have a realistic chance of repeating my 2009 victory, but I think we'll have an opportunity to score world championship points, which will be very valuable to the team in terms of constructors" rankings '. Read More »

Statistically Speaking: Allen key in Blues' Game One win

They also had 11 players with 30 or more points, while Braden Holtby is back in the Vezina conversation. "We got zero goals and that's not good, so we have to focus and get stronger". You want to get ready to play. "It's great to see him get rewarded there". "We worked on getting guys in front, getting bodies there, so that when there are rebounds, we have guys there to bury them". Read More »

Finally snap losing streak with 2-1 walk-off win

We'll let you know if there's any additional information on Scott's condition. The Orioles have allowed a total of four runs in winning their first three meetings with Toronto this year, including a two-game set at home that opened the season. Read More »

Schmeichel fumes at penalty

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Antoine Griezmann's penalty gives Atletico Madrid the slim lead over Leicester City heading into leg two. Unsurprisingly, several Leicester fans took to Twitter to express their views on Wednesday's encounter, with many pleased at their side's solid performance against the Spanish giants... Read More »

IPL Player of the Day - Gautam Gambhir (KKR)

Apart from Lynn, Gambhir's knock in the first match while Manish Pandey's batting display in second are fair evidence of the kind of batting the two-time former champions have. Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata live streaming online can be watched on HotStar Official website. NitishRana scored an impressive half-century, while Hardik Pandya chipped in with a cameo at the end to complete the job. Read More »

Bucks vs Raptors Game 1 Predictions

His defensive effort also helped keep all-star Kyle Lowry to just 4 points. "Our second half was just abysmal", Casey said after the game. "We didn't play with any pace, any rhythm, any movement". Giannis Antetokounmpo has been the total package for the Bucks this season, leading the team in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals. "He has a lot of Dirk [Nowitzki] in him if you ask me", Terry said. Read More »

F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel to win Chinese GP

Bottas apologised to Mercedes for an embarrassing spin while weaving to warm his tyres behind the safety auto, which dropped him down to 12th. Verstappen then wasted no time moving up the field. It's a prospect Hamilton said he relished. "He's really maximised above and beyond in those, which is why he gets driver of the day ". "I hope they're feeling the fight. Read More »

Bottas takes first ever pole for Bahrain GP

Hamilton, who was seeking his seventh successive pole position and third in a row this season, gave his team-mate a generous hug after the session. Ferrari had been tipped as the team to beat in the desert this weekend and outperformed Mercedes in the race simulations, while Vettel was top of both practice sessions on Friday. Read More »

Sharks need more desperation in Game 3 on Sunday

The Sharks were 0 for 6 with the man advantage and are 1 for 12 through the first two games. It the blueprint for how the Sharks want Meier to play against the Oilers . The team sold about 125 of those $80 tickets, which offer fans access to the concourse, but no view of the actual game and no seat. Brent Burns - The San Jose defenceman was a one-man gang on Wednesday, playing nearly 28 minutes and taking 18 shot attempts. Read More »