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Martin Truex Jr.'s restart prowess propels him to Kansas win

While he dropped the driver's side window net immediately to show he was conscious, rescue workers cut the roof off of Almirola's auto and used a backboard to get him out. "I was like, 'Here's a new way to lose it, '" said Garone, the team's president. Truex came aboard before the 2014 season, when Busch headed to Stewart-Haas Racing, and rookie crew chief Cole Pearn's arrival the following year sent the team on an upward trajectory. Read More »

Ryan's OT goal helps Ottawa take Game 1 of series

The Senators are 6-1 in overtime . Anyone who watched game one should have noticed the difference in the Sens play before and after the Penguins goal. The team that led the National Hockey League in scoring during the regular season and ousted the first and fourth overall teams during the first two rounds of the playoffs despite being outshot every game looked tentative, often passing up open looks in search of better ones that never materialized. Read More »

Polanco ends Greinke's no-hit bid with homerun in the 8th

The Pirates chased Arizona starter Robbie Ray with six hits in four innings. Pittsburgh's offense has scored a total of four runs in Cole's last five starts while Cole has been in the game, and his NL-low 2.09 run-support average dipped even lower after Thursday. Read More »

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

Si Woo Kim in the champions locker room after winning the Players Championship . PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. Bernhard Langer is playing for the third straight year having won the Senior Players Championship. "He was hitting most of the fairways and just putting it in position, and to win this tournament, you have to do that". If you can do that around this golf course , you can outscore everyone. Read More »

Trump warns Comey over leaks after threatening to cancel media briefings


The pick will be under intense scrutiny since Comey was sacked while leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe of possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. "I don't think it's inappropriate", Trump said. That's according to two people familiar with the search process who weren't authorized to publicly discuss the deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity. Read More »

Hamilton beats Vettel in Spanish thriller


A clever strategic move by the team followed by Hamilton attacking and passing Vettel put the Briton in control and he defended successfully to the end. He said, "An unfortunate start to the race which ultimately finished it also". Most teams upgraded their respective cars for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Mercedes unveiling several significant modifications to the W08. Read More »

Beth Mowins To Call NFL Game For ESPN


The last woman to call play by play for an National Football League regular season game was Gayle Sierens, who commentated on a game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Kansas City Chiefs in the final week of the 1987 season. Ryan joined ESPN this year, after he was sacked as the head coach of the Bills. Plus, Mowins will be following in Chris Berman's footsteps, and his skills as a play-by-play announcer were far from renowned. Read More »

Sidney Crosby got OK from doc to play after head-first crash

Crosby fell head first into the boards and teammate Patric Hornqvist landed on his head. Below, check out observations from Sidney Crosby , Mike Sullivan and Barry Trotz on tomorrow's enormous Game 7. "Game 7" Justin Williams , who will play his first one with Washington. The fourth is a player exhibiting a "blank or vacant look". "Ice" as compared to "boards" is in there for a reason. Read More »

Official Report For Aaron Hernandez's Death Revealed


Its contents are as follows. "You have always been my soul-mate and I want you to live life and know I'm always with you", he wrote . The police report also included Hernandez's toxicology results, which came back negative. TMZ claims to have received an official police report from the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. According to the report, Hernandez was placed in his cell at 7:59 p.m. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard says Zaza didn't intentionally hurt him


Coach Mike Brown said afterward the injury is not serious. Brown wasn't actually alone, that's why. Hearing Steve Kerr's voice again in a team meeting, talking strategy and a game plan for the Spurs, made Stephen Curry's Saturday. "For me, I love having him around". When Leonard went to the locker room with 7:53 left in the third quarter the Spurs led by 23 points. Durant's 32.3 nERD ranked second among Warriors players in the win, per numberFire Live. Read More »

Titles more important than top four to Manchester United, says Mourinho

Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, the United manager said: "What we did was compulsory. Because if I have (injured players) Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, Tim Fosu-Mensah, if I have these guys (available), I can rotate, I can go for every match", Mourinho told his post match news conference in north London today. Read More »

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes reportedly robbed at gunpoint


Officers found property belonging to the victims in the vehicle he was riding in. No one was injured during the robbery. Chiefs rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes and three others reportedly were robbed Friday by a man they believed was armed with a handgun. Read More »

West Brom v Chelsea preview

Here's a look at how some of the Blues' key performers in the victory over Boro - namely Alonso, Azpilicueta and Pedro - reacted to the huge win on Twitter... Chelsea are now seven points clear of closest challengers Tottenham, and will wrap up their second title in three years if they can beat West Brom on Friday. Read More »

Wenger believes Arsenal will qualify for top four

Arsenal went 2-0 up via Olivier Giroud's finish in the 42nd minute and Mesut Ozil's in the 55th. "I don't know more than you", Wenger told reporters after the game . we saw our games since the beginning of the season, many games where we've had the same feeling. Asked if it had been unfairly rough, Wenger said: "I don't say that". Read More »

Utah Jazz point guard George Hill out for Game 2

Draymond Green scored Golden State's first six points of the fourth quarter and wound up with 17 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two more blocks to bring his remarkable five-game playoff swat total to 19. Even if the Warriors don't drop a match, they could walk away from the playoffs with a major loss: their coach, Steve Kerr . The Warriors' defense helped initiate fast break opportunities, and the Warriors' movement offense helped turn those opportunities into high-percentage shots. Read More »

Kipchoge runs quickest marathon in just over two hours


Eliud averaged 4:36 per mile, but an approximate 4:34 was needed to run under two hours. But a lot can go wrong between 13.1 and 26.2 miles. But David Bedford, a former British distance runner of the 1970s who held the 10,000-meter world record, has cast doubt over the "Breaking2" project . Read More »

Mourinho: We Don't Want League Games

Zlatan is now recovering in the United States following a successful operation to fix the damaged knee ligaments which brought a cruel end to his season in the Europa League quarter-final victory over Anderlecht last month. I don't think we can finish seventh and I don't think we can finish fourth. With the national team, three times I have been to finals and I have lost two times on penalties and one time in extra-time against Germany in the World Cup. Read More »

Celtics Isaiah Thomas not happy with officiating after Game 4


That six-minute stretch busted the game open and Washington tied the second-round series at two games apiece. Coming into the game, the Celtics are leading the series 2-1 and have the chance of moving to within one more win of progressing. Unlike their two losses in Boston, Washington didn't lose its large margin. Morris is one of the best quotes in town. "If you turn the ball over against these guys, you'd prefer to drop kick it into the stands so that at least you can set your ... Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction Dismissed By Judge


The two other cases were filed by the families of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado , the men Hernandez was acquitted of killing five days before he took his own life. Douglas Sheff, the Boston lawyer representing Lloyd's mother Ursula Ward in a civil suit against Hernandez, said the reversal of the murder conviction "should not affect our case". Read More »

North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

Pyongyang's propaganda must be considered with caution, but if confirmed, the claim marks another big step forward in the country's escalating efforts to field a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the U.S. But Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said Sunday's test may give Pyongyang "a regional nuclear deterrence" option, meaning it might no longer need to pursue a weapon to reach as far as the USA mainland. Read More »

Mourinho: we just don't want to play these games

Mourinho accepts it could well be seen as a season-defining match , but believes the groundwork put in during this taxing first season means the campaign has been a success already. "Lyon pressed hard and got chances until the final whistle". United can not finish below sixth this season, no matter what happens in their remaining three fixtures. Read More »

The Spurs Can't Win an NBA Championship Without Tony Parker


With Tony Parker out for the remainder of the playoffs with a leg injury, the Spurs needed Aldridge to play to his potential if they want to have any shot of advancing in this series. An assortment of nagging injuries sidelined Parker for 14 games this season, but he steadily worked himself back into shape in the stretch run of the season and looked rejuvenated in the playoffs. Read More »

Nadal defeats Thiem to claim fifth Madrid Masters crown


The " King of Clay " has raised his game since the ATP Tour moved to the red dirt and a 7-6 (10-8) 6-4 victory over Dominic Thiem was his third title in four weeks - strengthening his position as Roland Garros favourite. However, that run was emphatically ended as Nadal, willed on by a fervent home support including Cristiano Ronaldo in the VIP boxes, made the ideal start by breaking the Djokovic serve to love. Read More »