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Morales hits tiebreaking homer, Blue Jays beat Reds 6-4


RED SOX 4, WHITE SOX 1: In Chicago, Pablo Sandoval hit a tiebreaking single in Boston's four-run sixth inning and Drew Pomeranz struck out eight in his second straight victory. Happ went on the disabled list April 17 with elbow inflammation. "It was a battle and I expected that", said Happ, who last pitched April 16. The Yankees have their old swagger back and are perched on top of the American League East, the biggest surprise in baseball after winning 30 of their first 49 games. Read More »

Warm Chicago reception for Sale


CHICAGO (AP ) - David Price felt healthy and strong. "That was done. The X-ray was negative and now we'll do an MRI tomorrow on the left wrist and just see what it is". With two outs and Smith still on second, Cabrera hit a soft liner up the middle that landed in between shortstop Xander Bogaerts and second baseman Josh Rutledge. Read More »

Raees replaces injured Riaz in Pakistan CT squad


It was the 46th over of the innings, and Riaz did not participate in the game further. Scans later revealed that he suffered a deltoid ligament complex after an eversion injury mechanism. He was fit for the game. Rumman, a 25-year-old left-arm fast bowler, has represented Pakistan in two Twenty20 Internationals to date. But he had a role to play. Read More »

Morata agrees to €60m move as Milan meet Madrid in Cardiff

The Sun are reporting that United have offered £52million for the 24-year-old Spain global but have been been thwarted, with the Champions League winners telling Jose Mourinho to stump up over £78million. 'Milan? No, I certainly won't be in Italy. The Spain worldwide scored 20 goals in all competitions for Real last season, as the club clinched La Liga and the Champions League. Read More »

Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes in on Murray clash

The Spanish player Nicolas Almagro and the Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro played yesterday their second round match at Roland Garros . The match was locked at 1-1 after Del Potro had taken the first set 6-3 before Almagro claimed the next by the same score. Read More »

Phil Mickelson will not play at the US Open


Open to attend his oldest daughter's high school graduation. The US Open is set to begin on June 15th, the same day that Mickelson's daughter Amanda is making her graduation from Pacific Ridge School in California . Open said he's been aware of the conflict for about six months. "It doesn't look good for me playing but I am really excited about this moment in our family's life". Read More »

Saina Nehwal loses in Thailand Open semis


Saina won her match against H Suzuki 21-15, 20-22, 21-11, while Praneeth beat K Wangcharoen in straight games of 21-16 21-17. Sai Praneeth led from the start and it was only a matter of minutes before he closed the game in his favour. Read Also: Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth reach quarterfinals In the semi-finals, World No. 24 Praneeth will meet the victor between Thai duo of World No. Read More »

Djokovic in great Paris escape, Nadal cruises


The king of clay then came up against Benoit Paire in the first round and ran over the top of him in straight sets, before doing similar to Robin Haase. Raonic, the world number six, cruised through the first set 6-1 in 21 minutes and led 1-0 in the second when the Spaniard retired at the changeover after a brief exchange with his opponent. Read More »

Google marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with doodle you can't resist

Tamin Iqbal, who is averaging over 50 in ODI cricket over the past two years, and Soumya Sarkar at the top of have an important role to play in getting the Bangladeshi's off to a flier with the bat and provide a platform for the strong middle order of Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib, Mahmudullah and Mosaddek Hossain. Read More »

Phil Jones warns team-mates on Europa League final


Jose Mourinho's final press conference of the Premier League season lasted just 11 seconds, with the Manchester United manager walking out without fielding a single question. "But as for lots of them together, I think no". And he was brought off in the 88th minute - receiving a massive ovation on what could be his last appearance for the club - to be replaced by 16-year-old Angel Gomes who became United's youngest player for 61 years. Read More »

Tsonga out of French Open in 1st round


Remember in April how Serena revealed she was expecting her first child with her Reddit cofounder fiancé, Alexis Ohanian? With Li Na long since retired that means the winners of five of the past six French Opens - Williams (2013, 2015), Sharapova (2012, 2014) and Li (2011) - are absent from the field, while several pretenders to the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen are battling injury and loss of form. Read More »

NBA Draft Lottery: Bulls still have minuscule chance at that Kings pick


With a little cooperation from probability, the Sixers had a best-case opportunity to land two top five picks, one from the Los Angeles Lakers and one from a swap with the Sacramento Kings . However, the Celtics could also revisit trade talks with teams like the Chicago Bulls or Indiana Pacers for stars Jimmy Butler or Paul George and dangle that No. Read More »

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal seals victory as Robin Haase double faults


And, under the watchful eye of his new coach Andre Agassi, Djokovic swept past João Sousa 6-1 6-4 6-3 to book his place in the third round, where he will play Argentinian Diego Schwartzman . "I'm going to keep going and see where it takes me". After 16 years on the road with his nephew, Toni Nadal said he's looking forward to spending more time at home in Mallorca with his wife and three young children. Read More »

Joanna Konta knocked out of French Open in first round


The 31-year-old Hsieh will face American Taylor Townsend in the second round. This is published unedited from the ANI feed . She began to look increasingly frustrated by her performance, losing a second-set tiebreak before twice being broken in the third. Read More »

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Lue said Saturday that he expects each team to continue to try to one up the other. He's been able to build quite a legacy with some interesting narratives over the years, not all of them positive. With that, Boston dropped the Eastern Conference Finals series in five games and entered an offseason bright with possibilities. We'll see if he's only the third best player on the floor in the series . Read More »

Marc Bartra returns to starting XI as Borussia Dortmund secure third


The 26-year-old Spaniard played the full 90 minutes as Dortmund ended their season with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Werder Bremen to secure third place in the Bundesliga. "Aubameyang has been linked to big-money offers from China's Tianjin Quanjian and Paris Saint-Germain in recent weeks". Meanwhile, coach Thomas Tuchel also faces clear-the-air talks with CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke. Read More »

Conte wins LMA Manager of the year


Arsenal have won the FA Cup six times under Wenger's leadership and a record seventh would allow the Frenchman to go out on a high following the disappointment of missing Champions League qualification. Former Sligo Rovers manager Paul Cook was named the League 2 Manager of the Year. Conte allowed his players an escape from London on Monday, having lifted the Premier League trophy a day previous, before it was back to work at their Cobham training base. Read More »

Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League


With halftime approaching and the atmosphere inside Anfield getting increasingly tense, a chant drifted across from the away supporters: " Champions League , you're having a laugh". For the last three seasons, much of the goalscoring burden has been left to Harry Kane , and although this year he's been helped out by Dele Alli and Son Heung-Min pitching in more than they ever have before, Kane has still scored 34% of his team's goals . Read More »

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

Kim secures a $US1.89 million winner's pay cheque and a five-year exemption on the US PGA Tour . The top 10 automatically qualify, and at No. 28 in the world, he has a healthy advantage over the final qualifying spot. Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello shared fourth place at six under with American Kyle Stanley . Adam Scott was the best of the Aussie contingent, finishing T6 and five shots behind Kim. Read More »

NFL Cuts Overtime to 10 Minutes and Allows End Zone Celebrations


It was supposed to be played in Los Angeles, but since the stadium that'll be shared by the Chargers and Rams won't be ready until 2019, LA's Super Bowl got pushed back a year. "Everybody has a different idea where the line is", the commissioner said. Also, how long until somebody takes advantage of the relaxed rules just like Terrell Owens did with his famous "Sharpie" celebration? The 40-second play clock will begin once an official signals a touchdown and teams will have to snap the ... Read More »

Pep Guardiola hails referee Robert Madley over disallowed penalty


Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho was unlisted as Manchester City defeated Leicester 2-1 at the Etihad on Saturday. The law goes on to state that "if the kicker touches the ball again before it has touched another player, an indirect free-kick is awarded to the opposition team" - and this is why Mahrez wasn't allowed to retake the spot kick. Read More »

Capitals, Ducks confront Game 7 demons vs. Penguins, Oilers


After all, couldn't the league's concussion spotters - there are a pair assigned by the NHL at each game - have given Crosby the hook as soon as he looked woozy? Crosby crashed head-first into the end boards towards the end of the first period of Game 6 on Monday night, but did not go through the NHL's concussion protocol... Read More »

Sogard's big game leads Brewers over Padres


We will update you when we hear an announcement when the game will resume or if it will be called. Travis Shaw returned to the Brewers lineup after missing two games with a finger injury and immediately paid dividends by driving in Eric Sogard with a rbi single to center. Read More »

Mourinho: Manchester United lack strength in depth to fight in two competitions

But despite the games coming thick and fast, Mourinho says it would be unwise to field so many inexperienced players in their remaining Premier League games. "We can win a trophy and by winning that trophy we can play Champions League next season. I don't know when we would be playing that game". United put in an underwhelming performance at White Hart Lane, but Mourinho was nonetheless pleased with what he saw. Read More »

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead


Davey/Pool via AP). Curry also contributed seven assists and seven rebounds to put the Warriors just two wins away from reaching a third consecutive NBA Finals in the best-of-seven series. "We miss him out there, but he'll get healthy and in the meantime it's up to the rest of us to stay ready". Curry dropped 15 of his 29 points and four of his six 3-pointers in the first 12 minutes. Read More »

LaVar Ball attacks Fox Sports reporter in sexist rant


I just said if you want to work with Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour to maybe have something that appeals to women. I will tell you. "Something's coming to you, and it's okay". You think I'm playin'? When Leahy probed further and called Ball out, Ball said he was scared of her and that she was "a hater". What was originally supposed to be a conversation about shoes and Lonzo Ball's draft destination, a future that appears to have Ball's preferred Los Angeles Lakers on the horizon, ... Read More »

Reading reach Championship Play-Off final as Fulham's season ends


They will face Huddersfield or Sheffield Wednesday, who play each other on Wednesday night. Reading could be missing two significant players: Paul McShane is definitely suspended after receiving a red card in the first leg; Jordan Obita - who scored Reading's goal in the 1-1 draw - might be held out of the starting lineup due to a knock picked up in the previous game . Read More »

Wizards must be able to bring home cooking on road to Boston

Sitting one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley believes his team can draw on the experience of closing out the Chicago Bulls in the first round. So the Celtics , leading their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal 3-2, might be feeling pretty good about where things stand at the moment. Read More »

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks


But his ability to show up to the coaches' meeting and practice is a great sign for the Warriors' chances against the Spurs. With the Golden State down by 20 and playing poorly in Game 1 of the National Basketball Association playoffs Sunday, one could only wonder if the locker room talk at halftime would rattle the rafters. Read More »

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

It's no coincidence Bregman wears No. 2. The Astros are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in NY and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. Following the Yankees' 11-6 victory in Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader, attention quickly turned to Monument Park, and honoring a Yankee legend. Read More »

Alonso & McLaren's troubled F1 auto finally shows progress

One day on from abandoning practice to play tennis after yet another Honda engine failure, Fernando Alonso qualified seventh on Saturday for the Spanish Grand Prix. Despite McLaren and Honda having two weeks to find some desperately needed fixes, Alonso's auto spouted smoke and gushed fluid in a breakdown on the very first lap of practice on Friday. Read More »

Lakers to meet with De'Aaron Fox

The Lakers will have a 46.9 percent chance of retaining their top-three protected pick for this year's draft. The only question mark is his ability to play alongside Ben Simmons . In the first season where the team may have actually been trying to win games, the Philadelphia 76ers ended with a somewhat respectable 28-54 record. Read More »

Spurs dug deep to prove title credentials, says Pochettino


With five games remaining, Chelsea , which beat Tottenham in the F.A. Cup semi-final on Saturday and Southampton in the league on Tuesday, both by 4-2 scorelines, leads Tottenham by four points. "It's true the Arsenal game is a big derby, perhaps the last at White Hart Lane, and I think it will be an exciting game". 'Everyone says "keep your mouth shut" you don't want it to bite you back but I think 41 points will be enough. Read More »