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Jordan Zimmermann, Detroit Tigers stymie Boston Red Sox

He only won four more games the rest of the way, as he was sidetracked by groin and neck injuries. The Red Sox are also 1-7 in their last eight road games and 0-6 in their last seven against the AL Central. April 8, 2017; Detroit , MI, USA; Fan is escorted by security after he runs on the field during the seventh inning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Read More »

Neymar handed 3 game ban by Spanish FA


Barcelona's Javier Mascherano believes team-mate Neymar should be available for the Clasico clash against Real Madrid despite his red card against Malaga . The result sees Luis Enrique's side fail to capitalise on leaders Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid earlier in the day, while Los Blancos maintain a three-point advantage with a game in hand. Read More »

Success Starts As Spurs Maul Watford, Close Gap on Chelsea

As reported by Football London , Pochettino said: "I think we'll be more strong and today we are more strong with him healthy and ready to fight again on the team". He continued: "All the players should feel very important during the season". Watford appeared simply helpless as they were cut open for Son to add a sumptuous fourth, their ambitions of stringing together three consecutive top-flight wins for the first time this season having long since evaporated. Read More »

Confirmed: Button called up to replace Alonso at Monaco

Alonso's decision to compete in May's Indianapolis 500 opens up space for the 37-year-old, who is still registered as a backup driver, to make a return at one of the sport's most hard tracks on 28 May. Boullier reportedly said when he called Button to discuss the situation, the 37-year-old immediately responded "great, I'm so excited", and his eagerness was palpable. Read More »

One last time: Your Sunday playoff scenarios


Toronto Maple Leafs' Zach Hyman, right, holds off Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno , centre, as Maple Leafs' William Nylander looks on during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto, on Sunday April 9, 2017. "The playoffs are not going to be easy no matter how you skin the cat", Leafs defenceman and former Capital Connor Carrick said. "What happens, you have nerves when you win the Presidents' Trophy and you're playing a real good team in the first round". Read More »

Thierry Henry opens up about Chelsea boss Antonio Conte


Antonio Conte has called for calm ahead of Chelsea's crunch Premier League clash at Manchester United on Sunday. Asked on Saturday how much respect he had for Mourinho's past history at Chelsea, Conte simply feinted past what was an open goal to offer some complimentary soundbites. Read More »

Coric back in final, faces Kohlschreiber in Morocco


Marketa Vondrousova reached the final of the Ladies Open Biel Bienne with a 7-6 (7/3) 6-2 victory over top seed Barbora Strycova. "Paolo is a great clay-court player and I was expecting a tough match". The semifinal will be another tough match. Kohlschreiber, the German number three seed, enjoyed a slightly easier passage by crushing Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-2 6-2. Read More »

Pakistan level series with easy win over WI

Special moment: West Indies batsman Jason Mohammed celebrates his side's historic run chase in the first Q Mobile One-Day International against Pakistan at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, Guyana on Friday. Whether 8th ranked Pakistan whitewashes 9th ranked West Indies or win the ODI series 2-1, it will most likely to directly qualify for World Cup in England; however, if the Host thrashes Pakistan 3-0, the visitors will then have to go through the qualifying round. Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino tells Chelsea

But after watching his side defeat Bournemouth 4-0 at White Hart Lane on Saturday, Pochettino said his players had wised up. "It's all done now and we got the three points which is important for us and now we see what happens tomorrow". Read More »

Tomas Hertl: Tomas Hertl and Sharks blanked by Oilers

My linemates played well. McDavid credited Kassian with being the difference-maker. "I can't say enough good things about the penalty kill tonight", said Talbot. "It was incredible. The crowd, you could really feel the energy", Meier said of Game 1 . MONTREAL - Tanner Glass' first-period goal helped NY beat Montreal at Bell Centre in the opener of an Eastern Conference playoff series. Read More »

Man United plan £160m bid for first two signings of the summer

A strike trio of Griezmann, Lukaku and Zlatan would become one of the most ferocious forces ever seen in the Premier League, and the United boss is keen to ensure it happens. It is also claimed that Mourinho is desperate to sign Lukaku from Everton ahead of Premier League rivals Chelsea. Mourinho has always been linked with a move for Atletico's Griezmann, who has been demolishing the La Liga for the last couple of seasons, with a total of 59 goals in 105 appearances for the Spanish ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton predicts close Bahrain GP race between Mercedes and Ferrari


Bottas's mind appeared to go blank when laughingly asked to supply a Finnish word for "exciting" or "excited" by Hamilton and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and he kept his feet firmly planted on the ground. "He really deserved that lap and his first pole.I know how special it is to have your first pole position". Ironically, Hamilton then exited the pits behind Ricciardo before spearing past the Red Bull when the race resumed following a crash between Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz. Read More »

Reaction - Montella overjoyed at Milan's astonishing derby comeback


The draw keeps AC Milan in 6th and Inter in 7th, in what has been one of the most exciting Serie A seasons for some time . Milan would however go behind against the run of play when Candreva anticipated a long ball over the top by Gagliardini, raced in front of De Sciglio before directing a right-footed shot, on the bounce, into the far corner. Read More »

Eastern Conference Odds: Cavaliers favored entering the playoffs 4/13/17

With the National Basketball Association playoffs under way yesterday, sports reporter Jeff Cheshire looks at how they might unfold. But he says this year's Warriors are loaded. Let us know in the comments right below. And he obliterated them. But this will be the rage of the Oklahoma City-Houston first-round series, with presumptive MVP frontrunners Russell Westbrook and James Harden set to lead their teams into the postseason. Read More »

Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Playoffs

The Cavs signed Edy Tavares, the seven-foot-three mainstay of the 905 front line to a contract yesterday, robbing the D-League team of a player who averaged 10.6 points, 7.7 rebounds and a league-best 2.7 blocked shots per game. "(Tavares) has been doing more", he added. James has scored more than 30 in 85 postseason games. "I am who I am all year, but I get even more locked in throughout the postseason, understanding the magnitude of the games". Read More »

Sergio Garcia Plans Best Masters Champions Dinner Yet - Spanish Feast

Rose, the 2013 U.S. Open victor, took the lead when he birdied the par-3 16th via a 10-foot putt, after which Garcia missed a quick left-to-right breaker from half that distance. Murray, who hails from Durban, was stunned by Garcia's win, and was quoted by ESPN as saying, "I thought I'd be more emotional!" The eventual Masters champion has come out of the final Sunday pairing 21 out of the last 27 years, with Zach Johnson (2007), Charl Schwartzel of South Africa (2011), Bubba Watson (2012), ... Read More »

Pineda throws Yankees to Major League Baseball victory

Pineda finally made a mistake when he hung a slider to Evan Longoria , who doubled into the left-field corner with two outs in the seventh. Tampa Bay's Blake Snell allowed two unearned runs and two hits in 4 2/3 innings before Diaz and Cedeno gave up the lead. Read More »

NHL In Olympics Could Still Happen Says Retired Blenheim NHL'er

The league announced Monday that it would not halt its schedule to accommodate the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. "For some reason, for me, I still think it's going to happen", American T.J. "The IOC feels very sorry for the athletes". "The IOC, which distributes 90% of its revenue for the development of sport in the world, obviously can not treat a national commercial league better than not-for-profit International Sports Federations which are developing sport globally". Read More »

Russian Federation vetoes UN SC resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

But such hopes appeared optimistic as the diplomats outlined their sharply diverging views on Syria. America's top diplomat carried US grievances over Syria and other issues to Moscow , while President Trump spoke out in Washington . Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives from his meetings. We have a lot of questions regarding very ambiguous and as well as sometimes contradictory ideas on coming from Washington . Read More »

Conte wary of Ibrahimovic threat

After impressing during his time under the now Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettinho at Southampton, the young defender made the move to one of the Premier League's biggest clubs. Pogba was managed by Conte before the Italian took up the national team job. A lot will also depend on what formation he chooses to play in such an inportant game away from home. Read More »

New Ranger Brendan Smith leaves his imprint on Game 1 win

Price has overcome the knee injuries that sidelined him in that series and for all but 12 games last season. This time, Kreider pulled up when barreling toward Price in the first period. I didn't think at the time it was going to be the difference. "I'm sure it's going to be tight for the rest of the way". Interestingly enough, it's Kreider who led NY in goals this season with 28 and will be a huge factor in the series once again. Read More »