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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers 10/19/18, Prediction & Odds

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Right-hander Brandon Woodruff replaced Miley and is pitching for the Brewers . "Did Craig Counsell just take a page from Bucky Harris in the 1924 World Series?" The left-hander exited in the second inning with a sprained left ankle. All hands will be on deck for the Brewers as far is this game goes. Manager Craig Counsell started Miley for one hitter in Game 5 before hooking him for reliever Brandon Woodruff , a move created to deceive Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts into stacking his ... Read More »

Michael Vaughan would 'poop his pants' facing Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas

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Labuschagne combined with Mitchell Starc (28) for a defiant 67-run partnership before the paceman was trapped in front by legspinner Yasir Shah, who cleaned up the tail with the wickets of Peter Siddle and Jon Holland. "Abbas is so accurate with the ball, and obviously our preparation was more spin-orientated so we've been taken by surprise by the pacer", Saker was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo. Read More »

LeBron James Takes Flight, Dunks Powerfully For First Points As Laker

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Ball came off the bench in the only preseason game the Lakers were at full strength which coincided with his return to the court from off-season knee surgery. I liked the way we competed at times. Second year guard Lonzo Ball echoed James's sentiments. "I think that's going to create a lot of turmoil". Josh Hart had 20 points for the Lakers, who got 13 points and 11 assists from Rajon Rondo in his team debut. Read More »

Alex Cora leads Red Sox back to World Series

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In his 12th try, the 33-year-old finally conquered his October demon, to win his first career postseason start. Boston is a flawless 5-0 in road games this postseason, with two wins in NY in the ALDS and three in Houston in the ALCS. "I don't know the inner workings of his team, but it's not easy to take over a team in that market in that setting and see the things that happen to that team and still come out with all the wins that he did", Astros manager A.J. Read More »

Klopp dismisses Van Dijk injury - 'he has no problems'

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On defender Virgil Van Dijk , who was ruled out of Holland's friendly with Belgium , Klopp added: 'You saw when he went off - everybody saw when he went off - in the home game against Southampton , Virg would not leave the pitch without any major problems. Read More »

Manchester United Fined, Jose Mourinho Warned By UEFA

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At the moment. While the focus has been on United's poor form and the duel at the top between Manchester City and Liverpool , Chelsea have quietly amassed 20 points from their first eight games to sit second. Mourinho said: 'The results speak by themselves. "I've got to go with Chelsea , I think they will be too strong for United ". Mourinho has asked for more time before responding to his FA charge of using foul and abusive language following United's 3-2 win over ... Read More »

Pakistan's Azhar sees lighter side of brain-fade run-out

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In freakish scenes early on day three in Abu Dhabi, Azhar convened mid-pitch with Asad Shafiq after an edge to Peter Siddle which flew past gully and seemed destined for the boundary. "No, I don't think it was bad sportsmanship [by Australia ]". No team has ever chased more than 418-7 to win a Test, made by the West Indies against Australia at Antigua in 2003. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather's $280m bombshell in Khabib mega-fight

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Khabib's challange drew interest from Mayweather, at least from his bank account. "He called me out". "Oh, we're fighting", Mayweather told TMZ Sports . The undefeated UFC lightweight champion had previously pushed for the bout to take place in any location other than Las Vegas because of his ongoing issues with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Read More »

Curry, Durant lead Warriors in NBA opener

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Curry, who hit 11 of 20 shots and 5 of 9 3-point attempts, also found time for nine assists and eight rebounds. 2017-18: Played exhausted and uninspired basketball, barely dragging through an injury-plagued and malaise-filled regular season, only to romp through the first two rounds, come back from down 3-2 to the Rockets when - you guessed it - injuries struck, then they completely annihilated the Cavaliers. Read More »

Boston Red Sox Stifle Houston Astros' Bats, Return To The World Series

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Put another way, just two of the Red Sox's top 12 performers (per Baseball-Reference's WAR) have performed in the World Series before. Sale was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday night due to a stomach illness, and was scratched from his scheduled Game 5 American League Championship Series start as a result. Read More »

NBA Preview: It's the Warriors, and then everyone else

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Brandon Ingram took a big leap in his sophomore campaign with the Los Angeles Lakers , almost doubling his scoring and assist average from his rookie season. The previous two have not gone well, with San Antonio and Houston ruining ring-ceremony night with stunning wins the last two years. SPEAKING OF THE ROCKETS: They added a likely future Hall of Famer to a team that just won a league-high 65 games, but it's hard to know just how much Carmelo Anthony will help the Rockets - or if he ... Read More »

Newcomer Leonard scores 24 as Raptors beat Cavaliers 116-104

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He said it means playing an up-tempo game. Everybody's saying we're the best team in the East and all that stuff, but we've still got to prove it when we step between the lines, so it's good to start off like this. For the last few years, Love has deferred to the likes of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . Pluto says having Nance Jr. signed to the contract extension will really help a team that is starting fresh without superstar LeBron James . Read More »

Bellinger hitting leadoff for Dodgers vs Brewers in Game 5

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Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers starting pitcher, seeking to rebound from his shortest postseason start, facing fellow left-hander Wade Miley . Orlando Arcia flied out to left, with Chris Taylor and Bellinger almost colliding before Taylor made a sliding catch. But when Barnes stepped to the plate with Chris Taylor on third base and one out in the fourth inning, the utilityman came through as he grounded a single up the middle to tie the game. Read More »

Boxer Alvarez signs $365M deal, richest contract in sports history

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With the DAZN contract, Alvarez could earn more than $120 million month over a 12-month period, according to Forbes . It takes me 36 mins or less to make $300 million plus. "Being part of this historic deal will require me to prepare myself even more and offer fans even better performances". HBO and Showtime typically charged $80 per fight, but on DAZN, his two fights per year will be available to those who pay $9.99 per month for the streaming service. Read More »

Messi Would Struggle at Manchester United - Scholes

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Scholes says that while in Italy, it was the players around Pogba that elevated his game to a higher level that he can't reproduce at Manchester United . Gazzetta adds that Inter Milan are keeping close tabs on this situation, as they are still keen to sign Luka Modric from Real Madrid - and feel that their chances of prising the Croat from the Bernabéu would be boosted were Hazard to move to the Spanish capital. Read More »

Boston Celtics: 3 regular season goals for Aron Baynes in 2018-19

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Hayward did not even make it out of the first quarter of the first game past year, but he returned to score 10 points with five rebounds and four steals. "I just had a big smile when they announced my name again", the point guard said. "[The injury] definitely crossed my mind ... just tried to get that out of my head as soon as I started playing and as soon as you're out on the court some of that disappears". Read More »

4 questionable Manny Machado plays from his career

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The 23-year-old outfielder ripped a 3-2 pitch from Brewers reliever Junior Guerra (0-1), allowing Manny Machado to score from second base. His Dodgers teammates sprinted from the third base dugout to join him. "We had no energy", Hernandez said, according to Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times . "They want the best out of all of us, especially in the postseason". Read More »

Sadio Mane undergoes surgery, Reds release statement

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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has undergone surgery for a hand injury sustained on worldwide duty with Senegal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. However, there has been no confirmation for Liverpool about Mane's injury. However, Egypt boss Hany Ramzy played down the injury, confirming there was no muscle rupture. Read More »

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale released from hospital

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For nearly two weeks before the ALDS, the Indians worked diligently to protect their signs because of Houston's alleged sneakiness with this employee. Cora told reporters he is always concerned about potential sign-stealing throughout the season, adding Boston does a "good job" changing sequences and paying attention to details. Read More »

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey open to top six Premier League move

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However, it seems one of Arsenal's star could be joining the Gunner's arch-rivals. Having pulled-out of a deal to re-sign Aaron Ramsey, at least for the time being, manager Unai Emery faces the challenge of signing his own midfield replacement in 2019 - be that in January or next summer. Read More »

Astros Vs. Red Sox

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Make no mistake, the Astros accomplished what they wanted at Fenway Park, taking Game 1 and home-field advantage in the series. "We'll see how he feels physically, then after that we'll decide what we're going to do". "It's always good that people talk about the game, " Cora said, "and if that's the reason they're talking about it, so be it". "I expect myself to be great in big moments and I haven't done that in big moments", Price said after the Sox squared the series at a win apiece ... Read More »

Kiwis beat world champions in Auckland

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The New Zealand Kiwis have scored their first victory in Auckland over Australia in 15 years with a 26-24 victory at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland. Watene-Zelezniak appeared to have put his team ahead just before half-time when he pounced on a kick from Manu to score but review officials ruled that the Sydney Roosters centre had knocked on before he kicked. Read More »

WR Albert Wilson proving how important he is to Dolphins offense

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The Dolphins looked as though they had the result cinched much earlier into the overtime period. Khalil Mack wasn't, well, Khalil Mack in the Chicago Bears' Week 6 overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Chicago's Tarik Cohen scored on a 21-yard run and had a 50-yard catch and run. Yet in the end, it was the Dolphins that came out victorious in a wild game. Read More »

Brewers shut down Dodgers offense to take NLCS lead

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Chacín, like Wade Miley and Gio Gonzalez , who pitched before him, is the sort of spare-part starter Milwaukee was quite reasonably questioned for trusting. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. The Brewers became the first visiting team to pitch a post-season shutout at Dodger Stadium since the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 1 of the 1983 NLCS. Read More »

Liverpool wait to rule on Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk injuries

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It was the hosts who threatened first at the Johann Cruyff Arena and Virgil van Dijk gave them the lead with half an hour on the clock as he pounced on a rebound from a Ryan Babel header that came back off the crossbar. "Had we lost 1-0, it would have been acceptable but breaking apart like this in the last 10 minutes is not good". "Then there is this corner which hits the bar and is then turned in". Read More »

Aston Villa announce Smith and Terry as new managerial team

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There is a strong Egyptian connection with Aston Villa , who have Egypt national team captain Ahmed Elmohamady among their ranks. I've felt that the club do need something a bit new.' Aston Villa caretaker boss Kevin MacDonald revealed that a replacement for Bruce is likely to be appointed by October 20. Read More »