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Gardner, Holliday HRs carry Yankees over Orioles 8-3


Brett Gardner and Matt Holliday each hit a pair of early-inning home runs, and the result was an Orioles loss before an announced 16,126 that threatened to drop the Orioles into fourth place in the American League East . He's 8-6 lifetime against them, including 2-0 a year ago. "They came out hacking and you were falling behind", Tillman said. "They came out hacking and never stopped". Read More »

Durant changes everything in Dubs-Cavs Finals rivalry part three

But I think KD and Steph Curry have figured out how to work together, and Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are also among the top 20 players in the National Basketball Association, and that the talent imbalance will simply be too great for Cleveland to overcome unless one of Golden State's four all-stars sustains a serious injury . Read More »

Jose Mourinho hopeful Europa League trophy will make Manchester "a little happier"

I don't want to see any global friendlies, I am selfish. All the players who played today learned a lot, and this is one aspect of the game where they were better than we were. In 2013, Mourinho - newly hired as Chelsea manager for the second time - was dismissive of the league, saying he didn't want to win it and that doing so "would be a big disappointment to me". Read More »

Djokovic-Agassi partnership off to winning start


Two of the four seeded US women in the French Open have lost their first-round matches . There was more Spanish success as nine-time victor Rafael Nadal began well in his quest for a first major title since his last French Open victory in 2014. Read More »

Bad loser Lokoli snubs handshake at French Open


Djokovic improved to 56-11 lifetime at Roland Garros , and he moved within three wins of Jimmy Connors for second on the all-time Grand Slam win list with 230. "I'm patient, and for us this is a great way to start our collaboration and friendship and get to know each other and then see where it takes us". The fourth seed arrives in Paris with three clay-court titles to his name this season - winning both Monte Carlo and Barcelona for a 10th time , while securing a fifth Madrid Masters ... Read More »

Doc Rivers not thrilled by Kevin Durant joining the Warriors

Having said that, it was his choice, I have no problem with him, but it's something from a competitive standpoint, you would think you wouldn't do. I have no problem with him. But Kevin Durant, in his prime and considered to be a top-3 player in the National Basketball Association, didn't follow those paths. Instead, he slotted in on an already-great Warriors team, coming off of the greatest regular season of all time and a relatively flukey Finals loss. Read More »


If Petra Kvitova had been just a worthy adversary who lost a competitive match on Sunday, she still would have walked off center court at Roland Garros a victor for her bravery and determination. "Yesterday I was thinking how everything will be, and I couldn't really imagine how that's going to be". Kvitova, a semi-finalist in 2012 and seeded 15 this year, faces America's Julia Boserup , the world number 86 who is making her French Open debut. Read More »

Irving leads way as Cavaliers take victory

That the Cavs did, because they seem to thrive on drama. NOTES: Celtics G Isaiah Thomas (right hip injury) visited with an undisclosed specialist to determine the course of action for his surgery. After playing three halves against the Cavaliers , the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. "What are you going to do?" said Cleveland's Kevin Love . Read More »

Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

He was later greeted by Djokovic's former co-coach, Boris Becker, another retired multiple grand slam victor. The Las Vegan is only scheduled to stay in Paris until the end of this week before he has to leave for other prior engagements. Read More »

How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand


A 27-year-old McGeechan was embarking on his first Lions tour, as a squad of amateurs led by Ireland's Willie John McBride left home for nearly four months. New Zealand secured a 3-1 series triumph. Adopted an all-out attacking style, with Ireland winger Tony O'Reilly scoring 17 of his 22 tour tries in New Zealand . Read More »

Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 6

P.K. Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. The Predators almost came storming back in Game 4 to take a commanding lead in the Western Conference final, but the Anaheim Ducks won in overtime after an unlucky Nashville bounce . Read More »

Detroit Lions announce signings of Bozick, Asiata


He joined the Detroit organization when he selected in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Rutgers University. Asiata, 29, spent the first five seasons of his career with the Minnesota Vikings from 2012 to 2016. Asiata entered the National Football League as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Vikings in 2012 out of Utah and has appeared in 74 career games (16 starts). Read More »

Kvitova eases past Boserup on French Open first day


Mattek-Sands looks for her first third round appearance in a grand slam since the 2015 US Open . "Of course I'm disappointed that the clay court season was not so good". "I won for the second time, if I can say that". Today, Kerber fell a double break down to trail 5-1 to her 28-year-old Russian opponent who she was facing for the 12th time. Read More »

Everton have promised Romelu Lukaku he can join certain clubs


And while negotiations over a transfer are yet to begin, Raiola believes his client will likely want to take the next step forward - as long as the deal is suitable for all parties. 'Of course, you like to keep your best striker, your top scorer, but we also need around that position more productivity. At the moment we are not negotiating with anyone, but knowing the market, I know that there will be no bids this summer. Read More »

Bryce Harper fights Hunter Strickland

Bryce Harper hits Hunter Strickland in the face after being hit with a pitch in the eighth inning of Monday's game. The Nationals superstar took exception, pointed his bat at Strickland and took a few steps towards the Giants reliever. "I left the ball over the plate a couple of times to him", he said . Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged neither player will likely emerge covered in glory after the brawl. Read More »

Hate crime reported at LeBron James' LA home

James was not at home at the time of the incident, according to TMZ . The Ohio native is thought to be in Oakland , California preparing for the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday (01Jun17), when defending champions the Cavaliers will take on the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

LeBron, Cavs finish off Celtics, head to rematch with Warriors


Even with all those times the Lakers and Celtics faced off in the finals , they never did it three summers in a row. -Cleveland improved to 12-1 in this year's playoffs. No team has repeated as Stanley Cup champion in almost 20 years. In the fourth game of the series , there was no heroic ending for the Boston Celtics . Read More »

Petra Kvitova knocked out by American

Seeded losers in the women's first round: No. 1 Angelique Kerber , No. 22 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, No. 31 Roberta Vinci . The 26-year-old Bulgarian reached the second round at Roland Garros for the first time in four years. It was the second consecutive year that Kerber had suffered a first-round defeat at Roland Garros. Her strokes were off all match against Makarova, who has reached two major semifinals, but never been past the fourth round in Paris . Read More »

Bale regrets racing back from injury, says "not 100 percent" for final


Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale says that he is fit and ready for the Champions League Final on Saturday. "For me this is the toughest decision, right I can't say what I've decided or not decided". One of the most prolific Welsh scorers to date , Bale has already racked up 54 goals in 100 games for Real Madrid since arriving with the Spanish side in 2013. Read More »

Hahn leads by one stroke

But he acknowledged that collecting a trophy because of Day's playoff blunder, rather than his own birdie, "was not the way I wanted to win". "I'm not going to fix my situation in one day or one tournament so hopefully I can keep working, still adding good rounds, and hopefully at the end of the year come back to the Tour". Read More »

Charges against catfish-thrower may have been too harsh, Pittsburgh mayor says


However, Nashville has bounced back to win in four straight games immediately following a loss and are 6-2 in their past eight overall. "Sometimes it's more beneficial I think to get out there for that". They went 9 minutes and 50 seconds without a shot, reminiscent of the second period of Game 1when they had no shots at all. The Penguins and Predators will face off at 8 p.m. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez has decided where he wants to play next season


The report also states that Ozil has already been offered £280,000 a week to stay at the club, but the playmaker's representatives are pushing for a deal worth closer to £350,000 a week. Wenger confirmed on Wednesday that he has signed a new two-year deal at the club , following months of uncertainty surrounding his future. Sanchez's worldwide compatriot, Arturo Vidal, continues to try to convince the 28-year-old to move to the Allianz Arena with some very public encouragement. Read More »

In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris


Djokovic beat Marcel Granollers in three sets to reach a second-round meeting against Sousa, and he looked motivated to once again make light work of his opponent after storming out of the blocks on Wednesday. He was spared the blow to the face on this occasion, as Haase's wayward shot struck him in the leg. Haase acknowledged the incident by aiming an imaginary bow and arrow in the umpire's direction. Read More »

Unseeded Olivo beats No. 12 Tsonga at French


You know, I want to play the kind of tennis that's consistent and aggressive, inspired. In terms of physical issues, it is hard sometimes, yes. Other days when things don't go so well. So it was crowdy and I really liked it". Sure enough, here he is again, and with the same pragmatic yet determined message. "I was just hanging in there, being aggressive and waiting for my moment". Read More »