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IPL Fantasy League 2017: Top 5 Picks For MI Vs RPS Clash

If Khawaja plays, then RPS will go with the same bowling unit that has done so well in recent times , but if Ferguson is brought in, it could mean either Washington Sundar or Shardul Thakur, who took three wickets in the win over KXIP , sitting out. Read More »

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist


The Red Sox lost their second baseman after a first-inning collision with Jose Abreu ended with the longtime Boston infield bastion injuring his wrist. Josh Rutledge came off the bench to replace Pedroia at second base. The left wrist is the same one Pedroia had operated on in September of 2014, when he had a first dorsal compartment release and a tenosynovectomy, a procedure to remove an inflamed part of the tendon. Read More »

Cavs postpone thought of Warriors, 'stress'

Here are three things we learned from Cleveland's most recent series win. We're taking Cleveland and the points in Game 1. It might be the only team with an idea of what the Warriors feel right now. It made me go back to that. The only thing in the way for them is the Warriors. "It's a little different, definitely". Miami was pushed to a Game 7 twice in the conference finals, by Boston in 2012 and in in 2013. Read More »

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton finished the race in seventh place. Three-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, who was embroiled in several hard moments with his former Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the last three years, is certain Ferrari has made Vettel their priority. Read More »

Rodgers outlines Celtic's European aspirations for next season


The Pittodrie men drew first blood when Niall McGinn's corner to the back post found Hayes, who had escaped Griffiths, and his low volley flew into the net with Celtic defender Tierney unable to keep it out. As a result, Bet 365 are giving odds of 4/9 for Celtic to win against Aberdeen in normal time in this weekend's Scottish Cup final. "The great history of this club and the great managers and players who have been here before me - it's still a very hard thing to do". Read More »

NBA Finals: LeBron James compares 2017 Warriors to 2014 Spurs

The three-time Finals MVP recalled the 2008-10 Boston Celtics which won three consecutive conference titles and one National Basketball Association championship. The Cavs' starting five played the entire third quarter and outscored the Celtics 34-17. They've been super-impressive. It's kind of in our minds that that's who we were going to see. Read More »

Manchester City complete £43m deal for Monaco midfielder Bernardo Silva


And now Guardiola will reportedly make a €50m swoop for another Monaco star who has impressed in both the Champions League and Ligue 1 throughout the season. "It's a team and we all have to do everything". The young Portuguese has also made 12 appearances for Portugal , scoring once on the global stage so far. Read More »

Love says it's funny to consider Cavaliers underdogs

After the Warriors beat the Cavs for their first title in 40 years in 2015, Cleveland got revenge last season with a comeback from 3-1 down to give the city its first major championship since 1964. The other four losing teams have played less and fared better. Rush, Speights, Barbosa-big whoop, they made it to the Finals again, right? Cavaliers - 26.7 PPG, 5.8 APG, 8.9 RPG, 1.9 SPG, 1.2 BPG, 49.4 FG%, 46.2 3P%. Read More »

Fernando Alonso impresses at Indianapolis 500 despite engine failure


It was a case of deja vu for Alonso , who came to the Indy 500 partly to escape the engine problems plaguing his McLaren Formula One team and chase a second jewel in motor racing's Triple Crown . The crowd gave the Spaniard a standing ovation as he climbed from his vehicle. "It was nice to have this competitive feeling, even leading the Indy 500, you know", said Alonso after the race, shortly before he indulged in just a small sip of milk for the gathered media. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal set off on collision course


Meanwhile, Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic started his journey at the 2017 French Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Belgian Steve Darcis in an hour and a half, reports Efe. A chance phone call led to Djokovic sounding out Agassi, who agreed to work with the Serb on a temporary basis - but only after persuasion from his wife and former tennis legend Steffi Graf . Read More »

Aaron Judge slugs his first career grand slam as Yankees beat A's

Triggs gave up six total hits and walked one while striking out three. By then the Yankees held a 6-3 lead as Aaron Hicks and Chris Carter sandwiched sacrifice flies around Judge's home run. Gary Sanchez added an RBI double in the seventh that squirmed out of the glove of a diving Davis . Brett Gardner drove in two insurance runs with a pop-fly double in the eighth. Read More »

Everyone wrote me off - Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal FA Cup triumph

There were also calls for handball by Sanchez as he charged down Kante's kick but no decision came and the goal stood, laying the platform for Arsenal to win a record 13th FA Cup trophy. "While he was excellent in his demeanour and attitude, overruling his assistant's erroneous offside flag, he will have been made aware that he was mistaken when thinking the ball had struck Sanchez's knee - a decision which went against Chelsea ". Read More »

James passes Jordan as NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cavaliers routed the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title. However, awaiting them in the Finals is a rested Golden State Warriors squad that didn't lose a single game in the first three rounds . The Cleveland Cavaliers look to set the tone of this series early by stealing game one and home court advantage. Read More »

Sens @ Penguins - Game #2 Preview


Phil Kessel scored at 13:05 of the third period to break up a goaltending duel and give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 of the National Hockey League's Eastern Conference final Monday night at PPG Paints Arena. Read More »

Oliseh, Ikpeba Celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup Win, Urge Wenger Stay


They lost seven of 12 matches in all competitions and, despite an end-of-season rally, they finished fifth in the Premier League and missed out on Champions League qualification. Asked if he would be preparing a presentation ahead of a board meeting on Tuesday, Wenger said: "The best presentation is to watch the game [against Chelsea]". Read More »

Takuma Sato wins 2017 Indianapolis 500


Takuma Sato on Sunday became the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 , in a race that featured a horrific crash involving the driver who started from the pole position. His once mighty vehicle had no oomph, unceremoniously coming to a stop in Turn 1. Its going to be huge. "I'm really happy for them, that we were able to give them a win with our Japanese driver here". Read More »

Mourinho: Griezmann? Woodward knows who I want

Mourinho and United took the winning option, overpowering a talented by lightweight Ajax to give their season and thousands of celebrating fans a warmer glow. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho conceded he felt he was the worst manager in the world during a gruelling campaign, which was capped off by Europa League victory and Champions League qualification. Read More »

Roland-Jones makes England debut at Lord's

Seamer Mark Wood bowled a sensational last over for England to beat top-ranked South Africa by two runs and win their one-day worldwide series. It was a dramatic turn of form at Lord's, after England had posted over 300 runs at Headingley and Southampton to win the first two internationals. Read More »

Ospina starts for Arsenal with Chelsea stars primed for double

Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the ideal response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later. "This team has suffered". The element of weariness in the Chelsea display did not bode well for next term, when they will once again have the additional commitment of Champions League football. Read More »

Cavs' Kevin Love: 'I Don't Feel Like We're Underdogs'

And if you add Pop [Gregg Popovich] in there, that's five Hall of Famers. "So, it's going to be very challenging". "I know I said a few things in the media about the situation he was going through, but I was happy to see him, give him a big hug from myself and my family". Read More »

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as No

The team returned to practice following a two-day break after completing a four-game sweep of the Spurs on Monday night to improve to 12-0 this postseason . "If some kid or a group of kids from the West Coast or the East Coast or the Midwest or the South and everything in between, all around the world can look at me and say, 'Well, I made the extra pass because LeBron made the extra pass, ' or, 'I got a chase-down block and I didn't give up on the play because LeBron didn't give up, ' that ... Read More »

England v South Africa: Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali inspire impressive victory

Morgan also played down injury fears over all-rounder Ben Stokes , who earlier this week was named the Indian Premier League's most valuable player following his stint with Rising Pune Supergiant. "If he didn't get any runs or had a bad day, I'd pick him again", Morgan added. But the captain was left with an injury concern over superstar all-rounder Ben Stokes . Read More »

Rio Ferdinand sends message to Man United fans about Paul Pogba

For many months, Mourinho has appeared unhappy and frustrated on the United sidelines. Manchester United's team bus began to edge away from Stockholm's Friends Arena at 12:50 a.m. Juve would face United in the UEFA Super Cup if they were to beat Real. "It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered". Read More »