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Orioles hit 3 HRs in 1st inning and beat Nationals 6-4

The Camden Yards crowd grew louder as Wieters stepped out of the box and acknowledged the hometown fans with a wave toward the seating bowl. Gonzalez's biggest issue throughout his career has been control that comes and goes, and he had that on display when he issued seven walks while striking out eight and allowing one run over five innings against Arizona on Wednesday. Read More »

Jazz notes: Dealing with Warriors' team speed an issue for Game 2


Any doubt there may have lingered for a half or so in Tuesday night's Game 1 against the Jazz, but was quickly extinguished during a couple dominant runs. Brown guided the Warriors as they are missing reigning NBA Coach of the Year Steve Kerr, who was not at the arena as he deals with complications from two back surgeries almost two years ago. Read More »

Mets claim Tommy Milone off waivers


Over parts of six campaigns at Triple-A, the southpaw has compiled a 4.15 ERA with 7.0 K/9 and 2.0 BB/9 over 663 frames. Matt Harvey is apparently not in the mix here, as the Mets might prefer for him to make his return on the road. DeGrom is 3-1 with a 3.42 ERA in four career starts against the Giants. However, he took a step back last season, posting the worst numbers of his career with a 5.71 ERA in 69.1 innings pitched, including 12 games started and 19 appearances. Read More »

Anthony Joshua looking to improve after Wladimir Klitschko victory


Both fighters were on the brink of defeat at various stages, with Joshua recovering from a knockdown that had him hanging on in the middle rounds to steady the ship and stop the Ukrainian. "Just give it a go and you never know the outcome". "I was planning to do it". Joshua dug deep, and came back from being knocked down, to overwhelm Klitschko in the penultimate round. Read More »

Matt Harvey Reportedly Files Grievance Against The Mets

Mets owner Fred Wilpon and COO Jeff Wilpon were seen in a heated discussion on field prior to Saturday's game, which is believed to have been about Harvey. How would the public be reacting to all of this if Harvey could still pitch like the young star that Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated nicknamed the Dark Knight, back when Harvey was good enough and had enough arm and had enough fastball to start an All-Star Game at Citi Field? He is coming off two of the worst starts of his career, ... Read More »

Winnipeg Blue Bombers take DL Ekakitie first overall in CFL Canadian draft


Six-year vet Jake Thomas, out of Acadia, played 16 games last season, so too did Trent Corney, who Winnipeg drafted in 2016. The CFL draft is for eligible Canadian/non-import collegiate players. The 26-year-old comes to the CFL after four years with the Arena Football League's Cleveland Gladiators. It was a bit of a shock to see so many picks made before an offensive lineman was selected. Read More »

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Game 6 of the second-round series between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight is undoubtedly a crucial match. The Washington Capitals need another victory here in order to force a game seven on Wednesday. He took a nasty spill in the first period when he was slammed into the end boards head-first while he tangled with Carlson. "I think there's just a little bit more resolve, a little bit more belief that we can do it, a little more conviction in our game when ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins fall to Washington Capitals, series heads to Game 7

Game 7 is Wednesday night at Anaheim, with the victor advancing to face the Nashville Predators in the conference finals. Pittsburgh led their series 3-1 and missed a second straight chance to close out the Capitals. Pittsburgh had a couple of scary moments in the first. The Penguins got Sidney Crosby and Conor Sheary back last game from concussions, but it wasn't enough to end the series . Read More »

This has been our worst season, feels RCB's Travis Head


Travis Head had propped up the Bangalore innings with an unbeaten 75-run knock but runs on the board were not enough to make it a contest. "Nothing has changed off the field since last season". Mandeep looked to take on Chris Woakes, opening the bowling in place of injured Nathan Coulter-Nile, hitting the England pacer for a four and a six off back-to-back deliveries. Read More »

Garry Monk set for talks with Andrea Radrizzani over future


Liverpool are keeping close tabs on wantaway Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor, according to a report. Yesterday's game at Wigan, which saw Leeds finish seventh in the Championship, was dominated by chants from the away end calling for the club to extend the contract Monk accepted when he became head coach last June but Monk said his willingness to remain in charge after a season in which United slipped one place below the play-offs remained dependent on his vision "aligning" with that of ... Read More »

Conte urges Chelsea to take one more step for the title


Blues boss Conte again insisted the title race is not over, but he acknowledged: "For sure now I am a bit relaxed". "This step was big, a big step for us". Fabio, stretching, managed to get his right foot to the former Barcelona midfielder's chipped pass, but succeeded only in hooking the ball straight at Costa. Read More »

Utah's Shelvin Mack plays 37 minutes in Game 3 start


The Jazz 33-22 second quarter victory set up a 50-49 halftime lead. KEEP AN EYE ON: The Golden State defense. The Warriors , meanwhile, gained a unsafe dimension to their offense, largely immunizing it from the shooting funks that occasionally envelop it. Read More »

Sharapova gets lukewarm welcome after 15-month doping ban

Wednesday's match was the Russian's first since losing to Serena Williams in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Australian Open, and her first match on clay in almost two years. However, Simon indicated that her return is consistent with how other sports treat returning players that have failed drug tests. Even more critical of the ban was Canada's Eugenie Bouchard, who said Sharapova deserved to be banned for life. Read More »

Chelsea Edge Closer To League Title


Antonio Conte's side worked hard to break down Everton's stubborn resistence, but Pedro's second-half goal put Chelsea on course for a fourth win in their last five league games. "Ake is showing us great commitment in this season". Also now in this part of the season, it is important sometimes to try to play if you are not 100 per cent with your condition. Read More »

Patrick Reed leads by a single shot in North Carolina


That put him at 3 under through eight holes, at the time tied for the lead, and he hammered another drive on the par-5 18th. After a win in The Barclays playoff event and three runner-up finishes past year, and being the spirit and perhaps the best player on the winning U.S. Read More »

Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's rout of Palace

Crystal Palace were thrashed 5-0 away to Manchester City . United are four points further back in fifth ahead of their trip to sixth-placed Arsenal on Sunday, with Mourinho set to ring the changes as the match falls in the middle of his team's Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo. Read More »

Clement wary of more twists in relegation battle


Second-half goals by Billy Jones and Jermain Defoe earned bottom club Sunderland a first win in 11 games and condemned Hull to a first home defeat under Marco Silva. Llorente was on the end of another half-chance just moments after heading Swansea in-front but his effort was blocked from close range. "I've been in a very privileged position in the past to have worked with some fantastic teams. Read More »

Packers take CB King with first selection of second round


Green Bay traded out of the first round, so King , a 6-3 former safety, was its first addition in this draft. They'll need to work on finishing off opponents in the second half. "I dropped to my knees and thanked the Lord", Jones said about his reaction when he was drafted. "I have great size to play in the box, great speed to play back deep". Read More »

Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal

To have that record of winning so many matches (against him) and not losing is something that is not normal. That is not normal. Liverpool lose to Crystal Palace and limp to a draw against Southampton but United draw with Swansea and rivals City and lose to struggling Arsenal. Read More »

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'I can't be allowed to be held and grabbed'


Boston fought back. Isaiah Thomas connected on three 3-pointers to lead the surge and the Celtics led the Wizards 24-20 going into the second quarter. "One thing is if you turn the ball over against these guys, you'd prefer to drop-kick it into the stands so that at least you could set your defense", Stevens told reporters after the game. Read More »

Danny Fox rated doubtful for Nottingham Forest's match with Ipswich


We want to see your pictures and videos from the day, be it if you're travelling up to Nottingham Forest, sat at your seat in the stand or listening with friends online. "The way to go into the game is with smiles on our faces, and hopefully after the game we will have bigger smiles", said manager Rafael Benitez. The news from Griffin Park and Ashton Gate coincided with a lull in the game - and the atmosphere inside the City Ground . Read More »

Barcelona, Real Madrid both win to maintain La Liga title head-to-head

The Spain worldwide has only started 13 La Liga games for Real this season, primarily playing back-up to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema . "Every time they have the chance to play they take it and score". Before the Argentinean instilled his brand of one-for-all football into Atletico, there were three certainties in the life of a Rojiblanco season-ticket holder: death, taxes and losing to Real Madrid . Read More »