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Kolkata to face Mumbai for IPL final berth

It was a good journey for KKR throughout this season's IPL . The Twenty 20 matches depend on the coin which flips initially on every match. Mumbai Indians booked their spot in the final of the Indian Premier League on Friday, cruising to a six-wicket win (with 33 balls remaining) over Kolkata Knight Riders . Read More »

Jeter number retirement officially passes torch to new Yankees guard

The rescheduled game will begin at 2:05 p.m. EDT. After Dallas Keuchel and McCullers combined to allow an unearned run and get 16 strikeouts in 12 innings, Mike Fiers and Charlie Morton will start for the Astros . Not that this current Yankees team and managed by Joe Girardi does not have the same mentality. "He might have been the most consistent presence in our game". Read More »

Victor Moses credits Chelsea boss Antonio Conte with resurrecting career

Per Mertesacker will fill one of the gaps despite limited game time himself following injury. The West Londoners will also make a return to the Champions League after a awful 2015-16 campaign saw them finish 10th. Wenger added: "I want to do it just to win the cup because I think the team has redressed very well the situation on the sporting side and it would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". Read More »

What can they learn from the Ducks and Predators?

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The Nashville Predators captured a 3-2 overtime win against the Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final Friday night at the Honda Center in a showdown that set the tone for what figures to be a grueling and physical series . Read More »

NHL: Nashville led the series with "Anaheim" in the Stanley Cup finals

The Predators and Ducks are tied up at 1-1 in their best of seven series. Nashville dominated the tired Ducks, and Forsberg forced a turnover on a forecheck before tipping Matt Irwin's shot through Gibson for his fourth goal. "I think the guys will be fine", he said. "We know what we can do in the room". "I don't know how you can cheer for a player like that", the Nashville pivot said of his counterpart . Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators 2017

Pittsburgh plays hardball. They're an experienced team with incredible play and they aren't afraid to show it. Signs point towards a Penguins victory, but the Senators might push for a surprise. "The guys are fighters and they choose to fight". "We got together and aired some stuff out", defenceman Marc Methot said. That was five years ago, a lifetime in the National Hockey League. Read More »

Ducks still without Rakell, Eaves for Game 6

Well, things are officially serious before Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference Final in Nashville . The fine will go to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund. That's for sure. We've proven that time after time. In February, he scored back-to-back hat tricks as part of a stretch with 10 goals in five games. But as the day wore on, the injuries kept mounting, with Nashville's Mike Fisher and Anaheim's Rickard Rakell also missing the game. Read More »

Chelsea wary of 'fantastic' Arsenal

Ospina, who is reportedly in talks to leave the Emirates stadium this summer for Fenerbahce, has failed to convince during his three seasons in North London , making 49 appearances since arriving from Nice for a reported £3 million. Kieran Gibbs is hoping to shake off a thigh strain and Shkodran Mustafi is struggling with illness, meaning Per Mertesacker may be called upon to make his first start in 13 months. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Turned Down Offer to Work Out for Celtics Before Draft

The report indicates that a final decision regarding the workout won't be made until Ball's agent, Harrison Gaines, has had an extensive conversation with Bryan Colangelo - one that would likely delve into those very same concerns. As Sportsrageous indicated, the Lakers can opt to draft Kansas forward Josh Jackson or even point guard De'Aaron Fox from the Kentucky Wildcats at the No. Read More »

No script for Cavs' Game 3 flop

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He's capable of taking over games when it matters most, and the Cavaliers surely will need him to do it again if they're going to repeat as champions. He went 7-of-13 from beyond the arc, but like the rest of his teammates cooled off significantly in the second half. Lue however shrugged off the off night on Monday as he prepared his team for Tuesday's Game 4 in Cleveland . Read More »

Ryan Braun Likely Headed Back To Disabled List

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Nobody expected Thames to hit 11 home runs with a 1.276 OPS every month as he did in April. The Brewers set off fireworks pregame with some choice words about the way the Cubs handled Saturday's rainout, but it was Kris Bryant and Co. Read More »

More goals is what Pep Guardiola wants at Manchester City

Carvalho, a Portugal worldwide, has been heavily linked with City over the years and has regularly been tipped as the ideal replacement for Yaya Toure , whose contract is up at the end of the season, while he has also attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal and West Brom. Read More »

Kyrgios sets up Madrid meeting with Nadal

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The quarter-finals of the women's tournament saw Simone Halep, the highest surviving seed, breeze past American Coco Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-1, while 14 seed, Kristina Mladenovic defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 6-4 and unseeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova had a straight-set triumph 6-3, 6-3 against Kiki Bertens. Read More »

Trending: 'We played for Manchester' - Pogba

On Monday, Jose Mourinho won the AFC Cup 2-0 in Stockholm's Stockholm final, and for the first time in the UEFA Europa League title. After dropping in an out of the team under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, the former Standard Liege man has found himself in favour with Mourinho , who handed him a start in the Europa League final on Wednesday. Read More »

Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even

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That illustrates the challenge of scoring conditions through two rounds at Colonial , where Friday's 36-hole cut of 4-over par (144) marked the highest at the tournament since 1999. Brandt Snedeker 2 points each way at 40/1 with Bet On Brazil - Five top 10s this season, missed the cut last week having had a week off beforehand with a slight wrist injury. Read More »

We're ranked eighth, have nothing to lose'

The defending champions start their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4 at Edgbaston and then play Sri Lanka on June 8 and South Africa on June 11 at the Oval. The two teams enter the tournament as one of the favourites and will be clashing in the group stage of the competition at Edgbaston on June 10. Having taken over the captaincy in February, for Sarfraz the Champions Trophy marks the first major tournament at the helm. Read More »

Boring, eh? Senators' offence explodes in Game 3 victory

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Coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that Matt Murray will get the start in Ottawa for Game 4 on Friday night. "They're terrific goalies, and we're fortunate that we have these guys as part of our team", Sullivan said. The Penguins rookie had a couple of assists in Game Four at Ottawa; he had just gone three games without a point, but now has 16 points (9 G, 7 A) in 16 playoff games. Read More »

F1 master Alonso geared up for rookie Indy run

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The series' 16 races last year averaged 1.28 million viewers, their highest TV ratings recorded by Nielsen since 2011 - numbers that are noteworthy with Indy 500 broadcast rights up for bidding this year. Most of the time things don't happen the way you prepare. I'm sure the free tickets from working in radio had something to do with it in the beginning, but it became much more than that. Read More »

Jose Mourinho relishes Manchester Uniteds pragmatic victory

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He could be considering it means he gets to stay at Manchester United , where they appear to be back on the right track under Mourinho . "We did this very, very well since the first minute and we totally deserved the trophy". United's first continental trophy in nine years brings with it the welcome boon of Champions League qualification after a disappointing Premier League campaign. Read More »

Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after losing appeal

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At that stage, with Liverpool being held at home by Middlesbrough, it looked as though Arsenal could yet squeeze into the top four but as news filtered through that Liverpool had gone ahead, those hopes faded. We don't need many . I love to win and I love to do well for my club. Mertesacker could be called on against Chelsea at Wembley, where Arsenal will be without centre-backs Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista , while Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt with an illness. Read More »

Conte offers support for Wenger ahead of final showdown

Chelsea have to put on a "high level" performance to beat a strong Arsenal side in today's FA Cup final at Wembley , the Premier League champions' defender David Luiz has said . But, if it is one that showed quality and determination in the early part of the season and right towards the end, we might have a proper cup final. "I have this dream and also my players have this dream". Read More »