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Lawrence walks home winner in MLB debut, Rays top Jays in 11

Tampa first baseman Brad Miller then punched a double to left centre, scoring Rickie Weeks Jr. and Derek Norris. And with Tommy Hunter warm in the bullpen and the pitch counter at 112, manager Kevin Cash again showed his faith in Archer, allowing him to face Donaldson. Read More »

Johnson defeats Rahm to claim Match Play title


Top four should get me in so I'm really happy". Both players parred the short par-3 17th (it was the first time all week Rahm played the hole) and went to the final hole with Johnson still 1 up. "But I'm very, very pleased with this". Johnson won the Genesis Open at Torrey Pines, won the WGC-Mexico Championship and now can add the WGC- Dell Match Play to his resume. Read More »

3rd round at Masters a day of wasted chances for McIlroy


Ballesteros, who died in 2011, won two green jackets among his five majors, as did fellow Spaniard Jose Maria Olazabal. "It's very challenging", Garcia said. The 28-year-old is has been playing the best golf of those among the leaders, finishing no worse than 16th in his last five tournaments, with three top-four finishes and a win at The Honda Classic. Read More »

Klopp reveals why he benched Coutinho and Firmino against Stoke


He added:"Simon Mignolet, what a save". Klopp's hand was forced at half-time and he removed teenagers Ben Woodburn and Trent Alexander-Arnold with Coutinho and Firmino coming on, even though the manager had decided with the sports science team before kick off both were only good for about 30 minutes' worth of football. Read More »

Trudeau, dignitaries pay homage to fallen Canadian soldiers at Vimy Ridge

In 1936, as Canadians and many others around the world watched the Vimy monument's unveiling, retired brigadier-general Alexander Ross famously intoned that the battle had marked "the birth of a nation". The exhibit runs until August 25 and also features John George Pattison's Victoria Cross and a Red Ensign flag flown at Vimy that is on loan from the Imperial War Museum in England. Read More »

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win the Miami Open

Federer got there and smacked his backhand crosscourt, but a lunging Nadal managed to punch it past the Swiss for a victor to save it. Squinting into the sun at the start today, Federer could not find his first serve facing two break points in the opening game. Read More »

Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1


With the Red Sox leading 1-0, former Red Sox Jose Iglesias hit a game tying home run to left field to tie the game. Andrew Benintendi then singled to left, driving in Hernandez, but tried to advance to second and was thrown out ending the inning. Read More »

Durant's return poses a Golden problem for Warriors

Golden State (66-14) had already been playing the best basketball in the NBA in recent weeks, and clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs (so the playoffs will go through Oracle Arena). Despite athletic performances on defense from Green and Iguodala, the shots just weren't going in. Durant understood this decision, even if a part of him wasn't really feeling it. Read More »

Chinese GP: Second practice session called off due to bad weather


Because of poor visibility caused by rain and smog, the medical helicopter was unable to land at the designated hospital which meant the safety requirements for the race could not be fulfilled. "It was a great, entertaining race", he said. "The track was absolutely fine and we could have run all day today with no issue if it weren't for the clouds". Read More »

Conte will not leave Chelsea in the summer


Tottenham's late rally to win at Swansea meant victory was all the more important as they maintained a seven-point advantage at the top with just eight games remaining. "I think the task of a manager is this, to improve your players". "We started the game very well with great attention and focus". "Then we will certainly try to build something important together". Read More »

Men's Basketball: North Carolina beats Gonzaga for sixth national title


But then, it wasn't so much the man in power, as it was the team itself - by the time an opportunity rolled around for the team to visit Washington, most of the players had moved on to the National Basketball Association. I think this group was tough enough". "And he's sitting there like this, his hands in his ears, saying: 'Why did I follow Roy Williams in this plane?' But we got through it OK and the whole bit". Read More »

Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 3: Conte's men restore seven-point lead


Bournemouth cut the lead in half at just before the break thanks to Joshua King, but it was Alonso's brilliant free kick that ended all doubt. Chelsea took another huge step towards reclaiming the Premier League title after beating Bournemouth 3-1 at the Vitality Stadium this evening. Read More »

Liverpool's Sadio Mane to miss the rest of the season

Liverpool are suffering a very untimely injury crisis with seven games of the season remaining. His seventh league goal - the most he has scored against any Premier League team - against the Merseysiders was scant reward for the Potters' first-half dominance. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Waiting to Implode, Locker Room Tense Despite Victory Over Pacers


Unfortunately, any sense of euphoria was sapped from the Cleveland locker room after the game thanks to a heated argument between LeBron James and Tristan Thompson. We wanted to win that game and it was a big play. "It makes no sense why he shouldn't get an extension", James told ESPN's Dave McMenamin . Irving iced the game with four foul shots and Smith broke out for 18 points on six 3-pointers. Read More »

UCLA Notes: More accolades for departing Lonzo Ball


Zak Showalter just hit an off-balance three-pointer off his right foot for Wisconsin, tying the game at 72-all with 2.5 seconds left to cap a late comeback and force the overtime. The freshman point guard put up 39 points. Among those Wildcats who are playing their best basketball is Willis, who has started each of the past seven games and has become a much more well-rounded player. Read More »

Son shines for Tottenham as Watford hit for four

Solidity at the back has underpinned the side's success throughout Pochettino's tenure, though, and Tottenham once again demonstrated how hard they are to play against in this impressive thrashing of Watford . "If you don't show a strong mentality in 24, 25 players then you will not be able to rotate and give opportunities to others and they don't feel like an important part of the project, then it is hard to win titles". Read More »

Take your medicine to tame Augusta, says McIlroy

In 2016, Spieth made the turn on the final day with a commanding five-shot lead. They removed a tumor of about 3.5 centimeters, which was almost at the threshold for chemotherapy. Day knew his concentration was shot in Austin when he picked a club for a 145-yard shot and hit it 160 yards. "And if it doesn't happen this year, then I'll be ready the next year to do it". Read More »

New York Giants: Tony Romo Praises Eli Manning at Retirement Presser

Prescott has said that Romo was a great teammate to him, and he thanked Romo on Instagram. Romo's choice of words has led to Internet chatter about him returning to football. Romo played for a total of 14 years in the National Football League - all with the Cowboys - but has been plagued with a number of series injuries. Read More »

Shakespeare wants to keep Leicester momentum ahead of Atleti clash


The Premier League clash kicks off at 4pm on Sunday April 9. Ronald Koeman has done a great job. Maybe the manager is keeping the team the same as last season. The Foxes have won away just once in the league this season, a 3-2 victory at West Ham on 18 March. Rookie boss Craig Shakespeare will equal a Premier League record if Leicester beat Everton but he insists the team remaining unbeaten is more important than any personal accolades. Read More »

Tony Romo felt 'let down' by Jason Garrett sticking with Dak Prescott

Specifically, Chris Simms said , "I had to tell my dad first, before CBS or anybody". I understand CBS is attempting to draw in more fans , but just because Tony Romo received plenty of coverage during his time in the National Football League, doesn't mean he'll be a major focus as a broadcaster. Read More »

Gourde scores two as Bolts top Habs 4-2

Carey Price has given up 134 goals on 1,772 shots faced and Al Montoya has allowed 50 goals on 569 shots. "We can't really control anything, but we'll have to wait and see [Saturday] night how the game unfolds, but we'll make sure to prepare for Sunday like it's our season on the line", Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman said. Read More »

Jon Jones Believes Anthony Johnson is a 'Very One-Dimensional Fighter'

The event was private to the media where Jones answered a number of questions from his current well being to the fights on Saturday night. "I have no intentions of going in there and harassing the guy". "Do I think [Johnson] beats "DC?" A look at Johnson's MMA record reveals a recurring flaw - four of his five career losses have been via rear-naked choke - so Cormier will presumably fancy his chances of repeating the trick. Read More »

Javier Baez shaken up in scary collision with Jason Heyward


Montgomery looked terrific through two shutdown innings, but he loaded the bases and with one out in the bottom of the eleventh, threw a wild pitch, scoring Ryan Braun for the game's winning run. Montgomery's 0-2 offering, though, skipped past Montero to the backstop, allowing Braun to score easily, giving the Brewers the victory. The NL Cy Young victor waited until the fourth game to pitch after a broken knuckle set him back in spring training. Read More »

American Athletic Conference to vote on adding Wichita State Friday


And as recently as in 2012, the formation of a club football team was made with the intent of paving a path back to a full program rebirth at Wichita State. AAC members Memphis , Tulsa, Cincinnati and Houston were all once members of the MVC. Moving into a conference with Cincinnati and SMU, who both made the NCAA Tournament in 2017, as well as four-time national champion CT and annual contender Memphis should help Wichita State's national perception. Read More »

Guardiola: 6-0 thrashing of Steaua showed Manchester City have attacking problems


Meanwhile, Hull haven't won away at City since the Second World War. City pushed for more goals in the closing stages, however they struggled to carve out a clear-cut chance. With Hull threatening on the counter, Jakupovic remained relatively untroubled until he had to parry over Yaya Toure's goal-bound free-kick. It was the Argentina international's 118th goal for City, putting him third outright on the club's all-time list of goalscorers. Read More »

Davis Cup: Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Spain


With his elbow better and his body rested, Novak Djokovic is ready to get back on court when Serbia faces Spain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. "I was especially happy with my serve". Darcis lost the first set to the higher-ranked Paolo Lorenzi on tie-break but then struck back in emphatic fashion to claim a 6-7 (3/7) 6-1 6-1 7-6 (7/4) victory. Read More »

Bayern don´t need any more Dortmund players - Rummenigge


Borussia Dortmund's injury list is rather longer: Mario Götze, Erik Durm, André Schürrle, and Sebastian Rode are all certain absentees; Marcel Schmelzer, Marc Bartra, Łukasz Piszczek, Julian Weigl, Shinji Kagawa, and Marco Reus all face late fitness tests. Read More »