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Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion in hospital after cycling accident in Italy


Nicky Hayden at the FIM Superbike World Championship race in Italy over the weekend. He was then transported to Bufalini Hospital in Cesena and is now being treated in the trauma department after injuries to his chest and head. He won three races in a career from 2003-2015, before switching to Superbike full-time, although he made two starts in MotoGP past year to fill in for injured Honda rider Jack Miller. Read More »

Spurs suffer blowout loss in Game 2 without Kawhi

The Warriors scored the games' first five points and cruised to victory, taking a 2-0 lead in best-of-seven series . They led 81-59 as they approached the midway mark of the third quarter. The bench contributed a season-best 63 points. Warriors acting coach Mike Brown said, "We feel like there's a long list of guys we can choose from, based on who's on the floor for the Spurs at the time and how our flow is offensively and defensively". Read More »

Edmonton Oilers dominate Anaheim Ducks to force Game 7


Edmonton Oilers right wing Zack Kassian, left, and Anaheim Ducks left wing Nick Ritchie brawl during the second period in Game 5 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, May 5, 2017. Rakell turned 24 on Friday. The NHL's explanation stated that "Edmonton's Darnell Nurse caused Anaheim's Ryan Kesler to contact Talbot before the puck crossed the goal line". Read More »

Warriors drub Spurs to edge closer to NBA Finals spot


Even if Leonard returns in Game 3 , as it seems like he will but has been far from confirmed, there's no guarantee he's 100 percent. "We can't ease into the game", Brown said of his ailing boss' address to the team in the locker room before the game. Read More »

LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract


If Mathews passes a physical with the Eagles, they can cut him and save $4 million against the cap. But he can capably fill a goal line and short yardage role alongside smaller backs like Smallwood and Pumphrey, and that is something the Eagles have lacked in recent years. Read More »

Antonio Conte urges Chelsea legend John Terry not to retire

The supporters have stood by Terry in the hard times too. "At this moment I have 13 or 14 players and they deserve to play the FA Cup, and many players in good form". "The players and I want to reach this target". I've made a lot of progress. Chelsea host Sunderland on Sunday in their final league game of the season. Read More »

Champions League spot up for grabs on final day

Wenger has yet to confirm if he will remain in charge next season, but despite his team's predicament, he opted to take a swipe at the critics who have ridiculed his pride in leading Arsenal into the Champions League for the last 19 years. Read More »

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech: 'No shame playing in the Europa League'


Cech tasted victory in the competition with Chelsea back in 2013, but admitted he would still rather be competing in the Champions League. However, the Czech global keeper insists that the second tier competition is not to be taken lightly, especially with Champions League football the prize for the victors. Read More »

John Gibson expects Ducks to bounce back from rough Game 3

At least the fans had Southern California's murderous Friday afternoon traffic as a good excuse. The Nashville Predators have yet to lose a home game in the playoffs, which means they haven't lost at home since April 4. They were bumping into him all night long". Anaheim seemed to steal ironman Andrew Cogliano from the Oilers in 2011 for a second-round pick and have gotten a higher-than-expected offensive output from Nate Thompson, who cost spare parts in a 2014 trade with Tampa Bay. Read More »

Harry Kane confident Tottenham Hotspur will not struggle like West Ham United

Victor Wanyama handed Spurs an early lead, before Harry Kane doubled their lead after the break. "I'm very, very happy with the performance of all the players". "It is true that we will play in the new stadium and we will take the last step to win something". Mauricio Pochettino claims there was no better way to farewell White Hart Lane than Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Manchester United on Sunday night. Read More »

MLB's Chris Iannetta Takes Pitch to the Face, Hospitalized

In the ninth, Arizona reliever Tom Wilhelmsen hit Pittsburgh's Chris Stewart in the leg. Stewart quickly went to first base without incident. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke entered as a pinch runner and another starter, Patrick Corbin, struck out as a pinch hitter in the inning. Read More »

Manchester United reveals £3.8m net loss

Balancing the desire to win with resting players has been hard, and Mourinho said: 'The accumulation of the games, I never had that. It would be a big disappointment for me. "I have to build some teams with the minimum of conditions to fight for a result", he added. "But we do have a design, sort of an offset, within salary costs and our bonus structure, which attempts to sort of dampen the impact between being in the Champions League and being in the Europa League ". Read More »

Knee soreness sidelines Andre Iguodala for Game 2 against Spurs


Pachulia said he had a great deal of respect for Popovich and for Leonard, whom he considers one of the best players in the league. "I see the vehicle trying to inch forward, I'm like, 'He's about to get arrested.' I said, 'Pop, this is my own building.' He goes, 'I know, when I saw it was you, I died laughing'". Read More »

Nacho free to face Celta Vigo after Real Madrid win appeal

Whatever happens in Vigo, the title will be decided in the final round of games next weekend after Barcelona brushed aside Las Palmas 4-1 in the Canary Islands. The Portuguese is among the most influential figures at the Santiago Bernabeu and although it remains questionable whether he can have an impact on the club's transfer business, he has allegedly given the club's bosses some advice. Read More »

Source says Lonzo Ball uncertain on non-Lakers workouts

Of course, Magic and the Lakers won't say whether or not they've already made up their mind but as far as Lonzo's father LaVar is concerned, his son will be wearing purple and gold in the National Basketball Association. "The source added that it has been 'clear from the start our desired destination is Los Angeles'". "We will make that decision closer to June", Shelburne's source said. Read More »

Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year


It begs the question. was the injury covered up to keep him on the field? I don't think it's a healthy thing for a body to go through that kind of aggression all the time. "I always said my mid-40s", Brady told ESPN's Ian O'Connor earlier this week of the prospect of retirement, "and naturally that means around 45". The report said Brady wears a helmet with a one-star rating, as determined by Virginia Tech researchers. Read More »

Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee


Jorge Posada talks about Jeter's No. 2 being retired. "De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!", Jeter had the honor of unveiling his No. 2 plaque in Monument Park. He allowed eight hits and four runs before being lifted in the seventh after allowing a leadoff single to Domingo Santana ( see full recap ). Chase Headley stopped a 1-for-24 slide with a tiebreaking, bases-loaded triple off Chris Devenski in a six-run seventh inning, and NY rallied to beat the Houston Astros 11-6 Sunday in a doubleheader ... Read More »

Maria Sharapova earns ticket to Wimbledon qualifying event

The five-times grand slam champion is also sweating on her place at Wimbledon with the cut-off for direct entries into the main draw on Monday. "But it is my responsibility and my mission to respect the high standards of the game to be played without any doping", said Guidicelli. Read More »