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Blue Jays place lefty Liriano on 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation


This is where the Mariners are right now in a rotation that has four of its five intended members on the disabled list. The Mariners will send Chase De Jong (0-2, 6.75) to the hill. Gibbons said the team did not have a confidence problem. Ryan Weber had an abbreviated start in his season debut for Seattle (17-20), throwing only 55 pitches before leaving the game in the midst of an at-bat in the fourth inning with tightness in his right shoulder. Read More »

Sunrisers canters to an eight-wicket win


Warner and Shankar put on 133 runs for the second wicket at 8.76 runs per over. Earlier in the day, Gujarat Lions, thanks to fifties from Ishan Kishan and Dwayne Smith, managed 154 runs despite a awful batting collapse. Henriques made just 4 runs. They were cruising. There was nothing in the wicket for the bowlers and then, suddenly without reason, Gujarat collapsed from 111-0 to 123-5. Read More »

Sergio still buzzing over his Masters title ahead of Players


Sergio Garcia got his biggest
kick out of wearing the Green Jacket in front of 90,000 screaming Spanish football fans. Masters champion Sergio Garcia enjoyed a four-week celebration after his Augusta triumph highlighted by the ceremonial kick-off at El Clasico in Madrid, but he gets back to business on Thursday at The Players Championship. Read More »

Relentless Nadal sets up Djokovic semi-final

The unseeded World No. 52 struck five aces in the final set and lost only three points over his final four service games, while Wawrinka won just two of his seven second-serve points in the third and was broken twice. Djokovic saved the only break point he conceded to Lopez, who was playing in the tournament for a record 16th time . "That was disappointing because you're not always going to play your best tennis but you can still find ways to make it hard for your opponent and I didn't do ... Read More »

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Announced for UFC 214 After Scuffle Backstage


The fight was scheduled for a third time and Cormier submitted "Rumble" by rear-naked choke again, sending the fearsome knockout specialist into retirement and once again opening up the path for him to finally settle the score with Jones. Valentina Shevchenko that had been rumored. Jones got the first words in, and while the conversation wasn't heated at the beginning, Jones saying Cormier has an "imaginary belt" appeared to change the mood. Read More »

Former NFL player Michael Jackson Dyson dies in wreck


MJ would return home to Louisiana where he would become mayor of Tangipahoa from 2009-2013. He had career-best season in 1993 when he hauled in 41 catches for 756 yards with 8 TD, and in 1996, he tied with San Diego Chargers wide receiver Tony Martin for most receiving touchdowns (14) in the NFL. Read More »

Guardiola sees brighter Champions League future for City


Both John Stones and Sergio Aguero will be available for selection ahead of City's home game with Leicester City. The Spain global has revealed that the Manchester City boss often predicts what is going to happen in games - and is invariably proved right. Read More »

Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League


The striker enjoyed a hot streak in front of goal in the first half of the season but his goal return has slowed since his head was apparently turned by a lucrative offer in January from the Chinese Super League. This moment of the game I think Hazard was a bit exhausted and also Pedro. The Belgium global, a bit-part player for much of the season since arriving from Marseille for a fee believed to be in the region of £30million, came off the bench to net the only goal as Antonio Conte's ... Read More »

Alves enjoys a second wind at Juventus


So, it'll be a Juventus-Real Madrid final, what a contest this could be in Cardiff as holders, Real, look to create history, becoming the first club to defend the competition in the Champions League era. "It will of course be special to play Juventus because they were a club very important to me as a player, and a club that also gave me everything". Read More »

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7


But instead, a winner-take-all Game 7 will decide matters in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. "Not too many guys can do that", Brooks said of Wall's confidence to take the big shot despite his struggles shooting. The margin never dipped below eight over the final 41 minutes. Markieff Morris had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Washington . That was not the case early in Game 6. Read More »

Hamilton challenged on several fronts in exciting F1 season

Bottas said Mercedes big challenge this weekend in Spain is ensuring the auto is quick on Pirelli's harder tyre compounds. Although leading the world championship, German Vettel - whose Ferrari contract expires late this year - is rumoured to be in talks with Mercedes . Read More »

Does Alexis Sanchez Southampton goal celebration mean he is staying?

With the goal, Sanchez also became just the fifth Arsenal player to reach 20 Premier League goals in a season. "We were focused and I felt that when we suffered, we stuck together", Arsenal manager Wenger told the BBC . For them, in one situation, they scored. A strong performance today. "Charlie and Matt Targett played for one hour, they have worked hard in training sessions and we will see if they can participate this season". Read More »

Ronald Koeman raises doubts over Ross Barkley's future at Everton

The following two tabs change content below. Mark Lawrenson has backed Everton to win their final home match of the season 2-0 against Watford on Friday night. And when you consider that he has struggled to nail down a spot in the England team, or even squad, since Euro 2016, you sense that a fresh start may be in order for the midfielder. Read More »

Celtics blow out Wizards, take 3-2 series lead

The chants took a vulgar turn late in the game with Boston ahead by 20-plus points ( link NSFW ). Washington's head coach Scott Brooks also gave his two cents about the opposing team and said "They made shots". On Saturday, may 13, "Washington" in the sixth match of the series will take the " Boston ". Rebound, half-court outlet pass, alley-oop for the slam - the Celtics make this fast break look ridiculously easy. Read More »

Paul Clement happy for Swansea City to celebrate if they avoid relegation


With Crystal Palace up next and them being on a run of three straight defeats, we have to take victory there and ensure it goes down to the final weekend. The Welsh outfit, now one point above the bottom three, will be mathematically safe if they win at Sunderland on Saturday and Hull City lose at Crystal Palace on Sunday. Read More »

Manchester United x Celta Vigo- Game Preview


With United linked to the likes of Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe and plenty other available (or unavailable) superstars on the market, it's a lot easier to make a sales pitch when it can include the Champions League stage. " Celta are undaunted by the uphill battle that awaits them, with coach Eduardo Berizzo dreaming of a historic Europa League final". "We want to be true to ourselves, we have found a way to play". Read More »

Cardinals sign Blaine Gabbert to compete for backup QB position


In a ideal world, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won't have to find out because Palmer will be healthy and effective all year. Arians liked Gabbert when he came out in the draft. He opened last season as the 49ers' starter, but his erratic play their 1-4 start led to him being benched in favor of Colin Kaepernick. In six career National Football League seasons, Gabbert has thrown for 7,351 yards, 38 TDs and 37 INTs, completing just 56 percent of his passes. Read More »

Alex Ovechkin, Capitals come up short in Game 7 once again

Pittsburgh will, however, have its work cut out for it in its conference final matchup with the Ottawa Senators. Replicating the performances in Game 5 and 6 will be a hard task with the Penguins quite literally fighting to save their 2016-17 season, but if the Capitals do manage to do just that, they'll have the odds in their favor. Read More »

Penguins just now finding their groove going into East final

That trio of Game 7s with Los Angeles was an nearly comical confirmation of Williams' clutch performance in series-enders, especially in regards to his knack for getting in on game-winners. Game 7 mythos back in 2003, scoring the game-winner for the Philadelphia Flyers (adding two assists as well) to edge out the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the post-season. Read More »

Rooney says he wants to stay at Man United


The more I play, the better, and the more I feel I can help the team". Obviously it's the competition you want to be [in]. "I think in general it was a good performance from us", he said of Wenger's first-ever Premier League win over United boss Jose Mourinho. Read More »

Miocic, JDS promise KO; Joanna Champion predicts fireworks at UFC 211


In April of 2010 he faced then-champion Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title and he has fought consistently ever since at 185 pounds and at his current 170 pound welterweight limit. "I'm a very confident guy; I like to be positive". "I had a swollen eye and some stitches inside my mouth, but it's part of the game, I guess; a lot of bumps and bruises". Read More »

Dana White: McGregor-Mayweather isn't the best thing for my business


Cowherd had wondered whether Mayweather and McGregor were nearing agreement because of comments White had made after Saturday's Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. "No, no, I'm not hinting that it's getting close at all", White added. "I've stumbled in the past but I'm one of the best fighters in the world and I absolutely know it in my heart". Read More »

Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT

As the final play developed, it fell to Manu Ginobili to make the stop. "They're a great offensive team", Leonard said. According to ESPN .com's Michael C. Then both teams started making big play after big play. When Harden's potentially tying three was blocked by Manu Ginobili in the final seconds, it was appropriate. Read More »

Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues


PENGUINS: Sidney Crosby returned to work, practicing with his teammates four days after a frightening hit that left him with a concussion, though his status for the rest of the playoffs is uncertain. The netminder took the team's exit hard despite his quality performance throughout the series. "It's part of our system", Josi said . I don't think we've played consistently great. Read More »

Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

The contrary, it is in our own hands", added the Spanish global. "We will continue with humility", he added. "If I needed to motivate the players for a game like tomorrow I would need to leave the club", said Simeone. "I didn't know how Benzema managed to come out of the corner", said Real boss Zidane, according to Marca . "The relationship between the clubs was very good for many years". Read More »

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7


Holding two-goal leads in the post-season has been a tenuous proposition at best, with 13 times teams letting them away so far in the post-season. "We're trying to make our adjustments game to game, to try to find some solutions to the challenges that we're faced with", Mike Sullivan said after a instruction-heavy practice Tuesday at the Lemieux Sports Complex. Read More »

Celtics Downed by Wizards in Game 4 to Even Series

The Celtics, who will host Game 5 on Tuesday night (Wednesday AM in Manila), took a 53-48 lead with 11:10 remaining in the third quarter. May 2017 - Three ejections were called in Game 3 of their playoff series, namely the Wizards' Kelly Oubre and Brandon Jennings and the Celtics' Terry Rozier. Read More »

Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

Why? It was marketed as Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin and, one game in, it has lived up to that billing. "Maybe I'm going to put a checker on their checker because he's supposed to be their checker and he got four goals", Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said Sunday on a conference call. Read More »