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Pillar hits winning homer in 9th, Jays beat Mariners 3-2


In the stands was Pillar's mom Wendy, dad Mike and wife Amanda and 42,030 ecstatic Jays supporters who nearly blew the lid off the stadium. "So I didn't want it to rip completely". Dyson's eighth career homer was his first outside of Kansas City's Kaufman Stadium. His winning jack, his fifth home run, was his 48th hit of the season. Read More »

Hamilton: 'That's how racing should be and I loved it'

You get the picture. The virtual safety vehicle was deployed when Stoffel Vandoorne crashed into Felipe Massa and Mercedes caught Ferrari on the hop by pitting Hamilton . German Nico Hulkenberg came home sixth for Renault, ahead of compatriot Pascal Wehrlein of Sauber, who lost his place due to a time penalty for a pit-lane mistake during the race. Read More »

Kevin Pillar's 9th-inning blast helps Blue Jays sweep Mariners


He went 6-for-8 with two homers and five RBIs in the two victories over the Phillies before missing all four games against the Blue Jays because of a strained right quadriceps muscle. It was Smoak's sixth homer of the season, giving him a share of the club lead and the big first baseman now has 21 RBIs on the season, just 14 shy of his production all of a year ago. Read More »

Cleveland stroll into NBA Eastern Conference Finals


Lowry will be looking for a max deal that would pay him around $35 million per year, but he will be 32 years old soon, has had injury issues, and has struggled in the playoffs over the last couple years. Toronto would likely take quarters on the dollar, but it could be worth it to make room for some more versatile frontcourt depth. Are the Spurs plus Lowry good enough to challenge Golden State? Sometimes your athletic prime coincides with the rise of a historically great super team and the ... Read More »

Popovich speaks out on Trump before Spurs-Warriors Game 1


And that's embarrassing, it's unsafe to our institutions and what we all stand for, what we expect the country to be. To this president, the events of the country and the world are only significant as they pertain to him, and to public perception of him, and to what very important people are saying about him. Read More »

Antonio Cromartie's Wife Terricka Reveals She's Pregnant with CB's 14th Child


Fast forward 16 months, and it appears that the free agent cornerback is bringing yet another little Cro into his nest. The mother-to-be ended her post with the #bowwowchallenge #ornah hashtags, which many say proves that it is a joke. "I really thought I was dreaming". Over a year later and Cromartie has somehow done the impossible once again and has gotten his pregnant with his 14th child. Read More »

Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford


I will sit and consider it with my family, whether it's here or overseas. I'm just evaluating all options at the moment'. Terry has now scored for Chelsea in 17 successive Premier League seasons. "I want players with character who talk to teach other on the pitch". "He hasn't played as much football as he would want, but to score the victor is great for him". Read More »

Celtics seeking validation against Cavaliers in East finals

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas knows his top-seeded team will be considered the underdog against the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, but he believes Boston will continue to use that as motivation. "They made big shots all series". "He just made shots", Marcin Gortat said of Olynyk. The Celtics had the largest lead of the first half at 10-2, but that gap was quickly erased by Washington as Boston started to accumulate fouls. Read More »

Novak Djokovic through to Madrid Open final after Kei Nishikori withdrawal

On the women's side, defending champion Simone Halep of Romania cruised past Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-2, 6-3 to reach her third Madrid Open final. Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set. He will face the victor of the late night match between number 8 seed Dominic Thiem and Borna Coric, who knocked number one seed, Andy Murray out earlier in the week. Read More »

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with lower back strain


In his last appearance, he allowed one unearned run in seven innings in a 2-1 loss to Seattle. The Tigers also lost second baseman Ian Kinsler , who was removed in the top of the seventh inning with left hamstring tightness. Among the hits allowed by Kluber was a homer by Miguel Cabrera . Diamondbacks 6, Nationals 3 • Jake Lamb and Chris Herrmann homered off Tanner Roark, and visiting Arizona bounced back from an early deficit to beat high-scoring Washington. Read More »

Liverpool set new Premier League record with London Stadium win

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has made it clear that his club have no intention of selling Coutinho ahead of what he hopes will be a return to Europe's elite competition next season. "Obviously he did really well in this position". During the break Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness blasted the West Ham forward's failure to find the net, claiming: 'It's up there with the misses of the season, you can imagine Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal lads watching this one. Read More »

Bastian Schweinsteiger does not blame Mourinho for Man United exit


However, United could add the Europa League to the Community Shield and League Cup triumphs this season by beating Ajax in the final in Stockholm on May 24. "We got to the cup final, with European experience (in the Europa League) and a decent league position, but we all want more than that". I can go for every match. Read More »

Osuna's 10th-inning HR helps Pirates beat Diamondbacks 6-4

That makes them 2-18 in Monday-through-Thursday games. He gave up Ahmed's homer with one out in the ninth but got Jeff Mathis to fly out to center. Pittsburgh took the lead in the fourth. Gregory Polanco grounded into a double play as a run scored for a 1-0 lead. After Jordy Mercer was walked intentionally, Williams reached when second baseman Brandon Drury's error on a routine grounder allowed Freese to score. Read More »

Celtics take Game 7, will face Cavaliers


For Thomas, it serves as the ultimate validation for a team that many felt was unworthy of the conference's top seed. The 28-year-old All-Star has called the basketball court his sanctuary, and he continues to credit his teammates for giving him the strength to perform at a high level. Read More »

Wenger urges ignoring a call to boycott Sunderland match


The Gunners, who are up against Sunderland on Tuesday night, are now fifth in the Premier League table with 69 points from 36 games. Arsenal won 4-1 away to Stoke City on Saturday but they are now waiting on the fitness of Laurent Koscielny (calf) and Alexis Sanchez (thigh) ahead of the match against bottom-of-the-table Sunderland . Read More »

Champions Chelsea edge out Watford in 7-goal thriller


Chelsea may be celebrating their Premier League title triumph, but there's still a bit of tension at Stamford Bridge. After starting 24 league games last season, Terry has only made a handful of appearances under Antonio Conte this campaign. Read More »

Arsenal's Sanchez may be fit for Sunderland clash

Some teams turn up, some go on holiday. "I never saw one player in my life go on the pitch and not try to win the game and when the target is done, it's done". "You will always have regrets because you could have one point more but you forget as well the games you won in the last season where you could the season after not win". Read More »

Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach

That final hurdle keeping Atletico Madrid from reaching the very top in European soccer is proving to be the most challenging one. Facing them in the final will be special, because I still have Juventus in my heart. Karim Benzema's sensational solo dribble on the left byline took out three Atletico defenders and he cut the ball back for Toni Kroos to drive a shot at goal . Read More »

Rafael Nadal claims Madrid Open for third straight title


I was getting a lot of balls back. "I'm very happy about how things are going". He told atpworldtour.com: "What's important to me is to make it to another final". "Anything could have happened at the end of the first set, but I think I played well the important points at the end", Nadal said. "After that I went for it". Read More »

Steve Kerr Halftime Speech Inspires Warriors' Game 1 Comeback Win Over Spurs


Seeing the reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year on the practice floor for the first time in more than three weeks had acting Golden State coach Mike Brown in great spirits. "We started meeting here at 09:30 [local time] and he was here at 9:30, was here throughout the coaches meeting and was here throughout practice". A source told ESPN's Michael C. Read More »

Departing Chelsea captain John Terry considering retiring from football this summer


Azpi has played every single minute of Chelsea's league games this season and became the club's 14th different scorer when he hit the net against Watford , who came from 3-1 down to be 3-3 before Fabregas' late victor. "When you have this type of player it is great for the coach". "For this reason, in my head I have a plan to try to arrive to play the final in the best condition, in the best situation for my players". Read More »