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Manny Machado mashes ball over Green Monster


Harbaugh brought up the growing rivalry between American League East foes at his media session Saturday, and came to the defense of Orioles starter Kevin Gausman, who was ejected during Wednesday's game for hitting Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts with a curveball. Read More »

Man City bolster top-four hopes, Swansea sense survival

Leicester , who saw their title officially taken from them by Chelsea on Friday, won the reverse fixture in December 4-2 but found themselves behind in controversial fashion here. According to the laws of the game, a penalty taker can not touch the ball again until another player has done so, leaving referee Robert Madley with no choice but to rule out the goal. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: first teaser released

Alvarez announced that he would fight Gennady Golovkin on September 16 at the very same venue . Asked what he had to say to Alvarez , Golovkin said " Good luck in September ". A commercial promoting the fight depicts Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Chavez (50-2-1, 32 KOs) bursting through a border wall like the one proposed by President Donald Trump. Read More »

Lowry (ankle) sits out Raptors' Game 3 loss


And while he may not win another regular-season MVP, James is again showing that May and June belong to him. "I think that we were just playing the game the right way, making the ball swing", Irving said. "That play, throwing it off (the glass), having a beer on the sideline. all of those things should get you upset to compete, not to compete but to make it a physical contest", Casey said. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton looks to secure pole position as Mercedes star bids to


The 32-year-old Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 star from Hertfordshire claimed his 64th career pole position - and his third in four years at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya - with a stunning lap today (Saturday) in Q3. If you ever see a vehicle stripped there is a lot of bits and bobs and it all needs to be reconnected. But I missed the last exit [at the side of the track] so knew that I would have to move the auto a bit more - and then I suddenly got the information that I was okay again. Read More »

Southampton beats Middlesbrough 2-1, into top 10 in EPL


We have to accept responsibility for where we are and understand the frustration from the supporters. "We're disappointed with the result because it was a game that we wanted a strong finish for our supporters more than anything". It was the only moment of quality in a half that ended with boos echoing around the Riverside. Asked what lessons had to be learnt, Agnew said: "It's simple: the level that we are playing at, we have to be more creative and we have to take more risks and we have ... Read More »

IPL: Five bookies arrested with Rs


It has also been reported by another Indian newspaper, The Hindustan Times , that Shah had been in touch with two Lions players about spot-fixing. The people arrested were identified as Ramesh Nayan Shah, a businessman from Thane, and local residents Ramesh Kumar and Vikas Kumar. Read More »

Matt Niskanen apologizes for hit on Crosby


There is no timetable for the two-time MVP's return. "I didn't see a big issue with the play", Glass said following the Rangers' practice at Madison Square Garden Wednesday afternoon following their 4-1 win over Ottawa in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal. Read More »

McIlroy overcomes back problems at THE PLAYERS

It's obviously not a hundred percent, but it's good enough to get myself around here for the next couple of days. "And then I was going to go out Wednesday, and I just thought, gosh, if I walk around in the heat, I'll get exhausted". Rory McIlroy , of Northern Ireland, reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Read More »

Reasons To Believe In The Penguins In Game 7

The Austrian winger has scored three goals and added an assist. Despite the blowout in Game 6, they're still right there. It's no stretch to say that the victor of Wednesday's Game 7 (7:30 p.m. He set up both of Rust's goals against Tampa Bay last season. Fleury has allowed nine goals on 58 shots the past two games after nine on 142 shots the first four games against the Capitals. Read More »

Kawhi will return for Game 1 of Western Conference Finals


I mean, he's had a historic year, and you can't just say, 'OK, one game.' and all of the sudden, social media goes insane. We've been really good at bouncing hurts. "That's the mountain we've got to climb", D'Antoni said. "We need to get better defensively". "I think this one prepared us for the next one". While this season was a success - the Rockets surpassed expectations and clearly have built a team that allows Harden to flourish - the final two games of this series will add to ... Read More »

Ducks eager for rematch with Predators


I thought (Ducks goalie John) Gibson played a strong game tonight, but guys stuck with it. In any other forum, that wouldn't be the soundest business model, but this is the Stanley Cup playoffs. Anaheim did win Games 5 and 7 on home ice, and both were monumental wins for obvious reasons. Gibson made possibly his biggest save of the night by sliding across his crease to stone Roman Josi's blast from the face off dot with the Predators on a two-man advantage in the third, keeping it a ... Read More »

D'Antoni: Harden may need more rest next season


But as D'Antoni said, for the Rockets to become a proper challenger to the Spurs and Golden State Warriors, they have plenty of work to do. "I don't know who's going to be guarding those guys", Westgate sports book manager Jeff Sherman said. Read More »

Tarasenko scores twice as Blues beat Predators 3-2

Vladimir Tarasenko is a special player, and his skills make him the most indispensable forward on the St. Louis Blues roster. Jakob Silfverberg #33 and Josh Manson #42 of the Anaheim Ducks celebrate Silfverberg's goal against the Edmonton Oilers. Read More »

All square at Craven Cottage as Fulham frustrate Reading


The only other action of note in the first half were a couple of yellow cards-one for John Swift at one of his corners for time wasting (eh?), and another for Kermorgant's persistent fouling. Nevertheless, Jaap Stam's Royals remain right in the tie and will now hope to make home advantage count when the teams clash again next week. "We know what we can do, we are confident in our squad, and Fulham are a very talented team". Read More »

AI misses repeat in 2017 Kentucky Derby, but here's what we learned


Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler took the weekend off from the PGA Tour along with several other PGA golfers and a number of athletes, many like New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers always seem to show up on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs. Read More »

John O'Shea wants to stay at relegated Sunderland


It has become commonplace for clubs to count all season-ticket holders as part of their attendance figure, whether they actually come through the turnstiles or not, and Sunderland can expect vastly-reduced gates in the Championship. "My thoughts are with them, and I'm just sorry we weren't able to do a better job". But Ireland global O'Shea, who celebrated his 36th birthday on Sunday, is urging his team-mates to go down with their heads held high by throwing off the shackles in the final ... Read More »

Adidas' James Harden Gives Lackluster Performance in Final NBA Playoff Game


The fact that the Spurs clinched the series against the Rockets without Leonard deserves attention. Houston , which relied on its three-point shooting to get this far, couldn't make shots from long-range, going 13 of 40. "Everybody had an impact". But we really should focus on just how brilliant the Spurs were without their best player. HOUSTON (AP ) - James Harden went up for a 3-pointer, changed his mind and tossed the ball between two teammates. Read More »

Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

The deal announced Saturday covers only the final season that Harper is under the Nationals' control, but it does provide a glimpse into the multiyear contract he could ultimately land - in Washington or elsewhere. 1 offense in the league at 6.15 runs per game. After winning the MVP, Harper hit.243 with 24 home runs and 86 RBIs in 2016. "Couldn't get a two-year deal done at the time, but both sides always had open-mindedness of trying to put the five-plus arbitration season behind us", ... Read More »

Antonio Conte's press conference takes unexpected turn after WBA win

After this win we must be happy, we must be pleased. Question: How do you improve on this season? Despite the players ruining his outfit, Conte suggested that partying as hard as you could would be well deserved and rightful. Now I can't wait to get my hands on the trophy". Conte, who claimed three Serie A titles as Juventus coach, has restored Chelsea to the winners' circle by rebuilding from the chaotic end of Jose Mourinho's second reign. Read More »

Djokovic sinks Lopez, sets up date with Nishikori at Madrid Open


Spaniard Almagro, who has never gone beyond the quarter-finals in a grand slam, grew in confidence in the second set, however, with the backing of the home support and saved two break points before forcing a decider. The 59th-ranked Coric became the first lucky loser to reach the quarterfinals in Madrid . Thiem will be a little tired after his match-up with Dimitrov and another long encounter might just tip the balance for the young Croatian. Read More »

Sergio Romero from Manchester United is about to start Europa League final


Bailly was sent off along with Celta's Facundo Roncaglia after a bout of pushing and shoving involving players from both teams in the final minutes of the 1-1 semi-final second leg draw at Old Trafford . Asked what had made it such a tough season, he replied: "The players and the club". I know what I had to do. "But I accept at your eyes, it's the football results that make that decision". Read More »