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Leake, Carpenter, Adams pace Cardinals past Braves


Michael Wacha threw 6 innings, giving up a pair of runs on 5 hits while striking out 6, not factoring in the decision. He was initially called out, but the call stood following a replay review despite Inciarte arriving at the bag just as Cardinals reliever Seung Hwan Oh received a toss from first baseman Matt Carpenter . Read More »

Jeffrey Schlupp admits Crystal Palace weren't 'at it' against Manchester City

Those in the know in the game generally agree that Guardiola will eventually come good at City, with numerous side's current problems related to the fact that the Citizens' squad is in desperate need of an overhaul. "But here there are an wonderful six top teams and all of them deserve for their history, for their quality [to qualify]". De Bruyne now has five goals and 15 assist to his name in the Premier League this season, while also contributing to a couple of goals in the Champions League. Read More »

Ashwin in India's Champions Trophy squad


Meanwhile, Prasad dispelled any doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future in global cricket, terming him as the world's best wicketkeeper right now. "We're extremely pleased with Rishabh and will groom him too". Besides Rohit and Shami, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also made his way back after a brief injury lay-off. Read More »

State of Play in Premier League Title Race

At their best, Tottenham's potent combination of pressing and possession allows them to play the game nearly exclusively in the opposition's half of the field. "It is going to be a special day and it is up to us to get three points". Kyle Walker made a mess of Tottenham's first chance and Tottenham's unease increased when Victor Wanyama, who had already been booked, was lucky to avoid a second yellow card after a clumsy tackle on Andros Townsend. Read More »

Thomas held in check as Wizards get on board

While the Wizards celebrated their game plan after limiting Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas to two second-half points in Washington's Game 4 triumph Sunday, Thomas vented about a lack of calls in a game in which he attempted no free throws. Read More »

Edmonton Oilers at Anaheim Ducks - 5/10/17 NHL Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction


No rest for the tired, though. Nashville is 8-2 in the playoffs after eliminating the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues. The Gulls, who beat Ontario in five games during the first-round, haven't been helped by injuries to key forwards such as Corey Tropp and Spencer Abbott, or by the Ducks calling up forwards Ondrej Kase and Nic Kerdiles during the Ontario series. Read More »

Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL


Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side have consigned their wobbles to the pages of history and are intent on chasing down what had appeared an unlikely Champions League place after victory over Southampton. Mary's, as the Saints are unbeaten in their last five home league meetings with Arsenal going back to 2003. We have to sit down together and see if he has a reasonable chance to play next season or not. Read More »

David Moyes: Sunderland owner wants me to stay


They tried to do everything too fast in some moments, not be calm. Thompson went on to describe Defoe's goal for Sunderland as "embarrassing", saying the striker was clearly offside when the ball was struck. Moyes said: "I had a joke with him afterwards, I don't think any of those saves were hard!" While Leeds could look to bring Bartley back to Elland Road next season, Swansea may want to keep the 25-year old at the Liberty Stadium, with a year still remaining on his current contract with ... Read More »

Isco´s Champions League strike makes history for Real Madrid


They're headed to Cardiff on June 3 to face Juventus in their third final in four years. Despite the disappointment of bowing out to Real once more, Atletico boss Diego Simeone beamed with pride at his side's performance. Atletico kept its hopes alive on Wednesday by scoring two early goals to ignite the crowd at the packed Calderon. Niguez rose higher that the Madrid defence to head in Koke's corner in the 12th minute of the encounter. Read More »

Pivotal Game 5 awaits Boston as it returns home vs. Wizards

LeBron James Awaits Winner of Celtics/Wizards - The Wizards and the Celtics continue their Eastern Conference semi-final series Wedensday night, MAy 10th tied two games a piece. The Celtics do have three more steals, but those are negated as they are losing the turnover battle by four. Although he only scored 11 points on 12 shots, the Wizards were able to win by 27 points. Read More »

Liverpool's Henderson will return latest by pre-season, says Klopp


We stay positive because he is strong. I think it has been a good season for me and hopefully, next season will be just as good if not better. Klopp said: "We have not made a final judgement for this season". That is how the body is sometimes. It was initially expected that the England global would not return to action this season but Klopp has stated that no "final judgement" on Henderson has yet been made. Read More »

Wheeler pitches resurgent Mets past Giants, 6-1


Wilmer Flores deserves some of the blame here after botching a potential game-ending double play, but it's not like Familia was sharp. The Mets almost extended the Giants' misery in the bottom of the ninth, when they recorded three hits off closer Derek Law , including a two-run double by Wilmer Flores that came within a couple feet of becoming a three-run homer. Read More »

Varane hails Ronaldo but warns 'war' not won

We are going to try until the end, until the final whistle is blown in the second leg". "We're happy with the result ". He believes that much work still needs to be done in the return leg at the Calderon next Wednesday. Cristiano tried to give everyone a fair chance, by foregoing goal-scoring for the first 26 games of his Champions League career. "Today Isco played as a No. Read More »

Rangers Blow Late Lead, Fall To Senators In Overtime


Kyle Turris scored six minutes into the overtime period, giving Ottawa the series lead. Derick Brassard tied the score with 1:26 left in the third period for the Senators. Then again they did score twice within five minutes of the incident, so when I go back to watch am I going to see them play bigger or was it just an event in an otherwise insane game? The second round against Ottawa has been particularly bad . Read More »

National Basketball Association point guards, beware: The injuries are piling up

If Houston decides to switch, and is able to keep him from getting all the way to the rim, Leonard is shooting a ridiculous 62.7 percent on mid-range attempts in the playoffs, according to NBA Stats. What the Spurs must guard against in addition to a lull borne from the absence of Parker is the notion that they have seized control of this Western Conference semifinal by virtue of their recent brilliance. Read More »

Rashid and Hales lead England rout of Ireland

Root struck 73 and was one of three batsmen to score a half-century, along with Eoin Morgan (76) and Jonny Bairstow (72 not out), as England posted 328-6 at Lord's. However, they played with greater freedom and application on Sunday, rising to the challenge of their first encounter against England at Lord's. The quality of cricket coming up is extremely good and that's what we want. Read More »

Palace's game against Hull bigger than cup final: Allardyce

Guardiola's stats are correct - Spurs had 13 shots to City's 12 when they lost at White Hart Lane in October. The others, no chance. "So we are better than all the teams in the Premier League, home and away, even the next champions Chelsea - we created more chances against them at home and at Stamford Bridge". Read More »

JDS: Stipe Miocic & I Won't Get Past The Third Round This Time


This will be the second title defense for Miocic, who had previously defended the championship against Alistair Overeem at UFC 203. But as much as he loves being a UFC champion, Miocic also had to address his latest toy... If I put in good work, it's going to happen. This is a rematch of a 2014 bout won by dos Santos, a former UFC champion himself. Rodriguez has a hard style to contest with and has a height and reach advantage. Read More »

Kevin Durant Disrespected Everyone In Utah During Golden State's Game 3 Win

It wasn't until nearly the end of the second quarter when the Jazz obtained their first lead of the series. The Jazz dirtied up the game like they wanted to, forcing Green into a technical foul in the first half. Kevin Durant is unstoppable in this series . The Jazz are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. Read More »

Cardinals, QB Gabbert agree on 1-year deal


The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced by the team. But after three disappointing years there, Gabbert landed with the San Francisco 49ers. Last year, Gabbert made one start against the Cardinals and was 18 of 31 for 162 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in a 33-21 loss. At Jacksonville, Gabbert never completed more than 58.3 percent of his passes in any of his three seasons. Read More »

Crosby-less Penguins down Capitals, take commanding lead in series

He was on the ice for Pittsburgh's game-winning goal. The Penguins' advantage doubled 3:51 into the second when Guentzel's cross to Matt Cullen instead ended up in the Washington net. The Capitals showed some mettle in battling past the young Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round but the Penguins are not the Maple Leafs. Washington again went with seven defensemen in the lineup for a second straight game. Read More »

Aussie Mills Spurs Antonio to playoff win

The Rockets won 125-104 to even the Western Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. Houston likes to play at a rapid pace and fires up more three-pointers than any team in the league. While they forced 15 Rockets turnovers (eight by Harden), there was a clear lack of defensive effort from the Spurs outside of the closing minutes of overtime. Read More »

Eliud Kipchoge narrowly misses out in sub two-hour marathon attempt

Kipchoge clocked two hours 25 seconds to beat two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese from Eritrea in the race. He told Nike's #Breaking2 LIVE Twitter feed: "My mind fully was focused on the two hours but in the last seconds I was a bit behind". Nike's goal of creating a sub-2-hour marathon has been so close but is just an audacious aspiration even after three years of planning. Read More »