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Red Sox lefty to avoid surgery on elbow


James Andrews and Dr. Neal ElAttrache regarding his sore left arm. Price has experienced a similar kind of soreness in springs past, but never to this intensity. Left-handers Eduardo Rodriguez and Drew Pomeranz and All-Star knuckleballer Steven Wright are battling for the final two spots in the rotation behind 2016 AL Cy Young victor Rick Porcello, Chris Sale and Price. Read More »

Christian Pulisic, Ousmane Dembele turned down Liverpool approach


However, the Frenchman had already spoken to Dortmund officials prior to meeting the Reds' boss and had decided he would join the German outfit. Klopp is an admirer of Pulisic, 18, who joined Dortmund's academy when the German was in charge, but the US global recently extended his contract until 2020. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Las Palmas live stream

The win leaves Real one point ahead of Barcelona , who also play Wednesday, with a game in hand. The 28-year-old was speaking moments after his side had to come from 3-1 down to rescue a point with two late goals at home to Las Palmas in a result which saw them slide off the top of the standings. Read More »

Tony Ferguson Never Wanted Khabib Nurmagomedov's Money to Fight

UFC star Conor McGregor has insisted his next fight will be against boxing legend Floyd Mayweather after the Irishman took over the MMA scene. "He did only win it a couple of months ago, so he is the lightweight champion". "He [McGregor] catches him a few times and he [Alvarez] falls down". Nurmagomedov has a 24-0 record in his MMA career, and was coached by his father - an army veteran - from a young age. Read More »

Hawks prevail in scrappy showdown with Celtics

Dennis Schroder scored 21 points on 9 of 14 shooting as the Hawks notched their 33rd win in 59 games . Avery Bradley made his return to the lineup, playing 15 minutes in the first half. The NBA said in a statement later Monday that Howard should not have been tossed for hanging on the rim. Isaiah Thomas saw his 43 game streak of 20 or more points come to an end against the Hawks in a 19-point performance on a awful shooting night for the C's. Read More »

Roger Federer beats Benoit Paire at Dubai Tennis Championships

Federer, who could face Andy Murray in the semi-finals, won nearly 70 per cent of his service points, revelling in playing on such a quick court as Paire was unable to live with the world number 10. "It's incredible to be back after the knee", Federer said. "It was unbelievable to see them playing again in a big final like that", Wawrinka said. Read More »

8-year-old shot to death moments after surviving auto crash


Police say two other cars struck the vehicle De'Maree Adkins was riding in with her mom Saturday morning. Authorities are searching for the drivers of the Pontiac and the dark sedan after they fled the scene of the crime. "The light was green, and as soon as I got to the light it turned yellow - I couldn't stop", Thomas said. "I want to go and pick out prom dresses for my baby". Read More »

Raptors' Kyle Lowry will receive wrist surgery, hopes to return for playoffs

Lowry suffered the injury February 15 against the Charlotte Hornets. Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will undergo surgery that could sideline him for the rest of the regular season. We won't have an official timetable until after Lowry's procedure is performed on Tuesday, but Adrian Wojnarowski is one of the most reputable sources out there, and 4-5 weeks does sound about right. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'relieved' as Manchester United beat Southampton in cup final


Heading into this match , a confident Mourinho , who won the competition three times with Chelsea, told MUTV: "I just want to play, I can't wait". With the club's captain Wayne Rooney on the verge of leaving the club in the summer, Mourinho sees Neymar as a flawless fit for United with the manager concerned over the team's over-reliance on Zlatan Ibrahimovic for goals . Read More »

Bottas happy to fight for long-term Mercedes deal

Formula One fashion week continued at Silverstone with the roll out of the new-look Mercedes , shod in this year's big rubber, reshaped wings front and rear, and wider profile. The 2017 Silver Arrows gets a plethora of changes in tandem with the revised FIA regulations, as the vehicle now sits wider and lower than the championship winning W07 from past year. Read More »

Mercedes revise their 'rules of engagement' following Lewis Hamilton controversy


New F1 regulations for the 2017 calendar ensure constructors will be producing cars that will adopt a far more aggressive look. "It is the most detailed piece of machinery I have seen in F1", Hamilton said. "My engineers say it's going to be a lot harder to overtake this year", Hamilton, the 2008, 2014 and 2015 world champion, said. "I'm feeling good for the season and time will show how good it really is, I will do all I can and trust my talent". Read More »

Arum dismisses reports of Pacquiao-Khan fight deal as 'BS'

Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum had previously said that talk of a fight between the pair, who used to train together under Freddie Roach, was "complete bulls***". Arum however, remains unconvinced that Khan's camp will be able to generate the money needed to land the fight . "But until then I think it's detrimental to all negotiations taking place and it's not fair to the candidates we are looking to fight". Read More »

Derrick Lewis Held Stomach To Avoid 'Crapping In Cage'

Lewis has proved to be a savage as he is talking the talk and also walking the walk. Lewis, the UFC's number 6 contender in the heavyweight division, then took shots at Browne for accusations of domestic violence levied against him by his ex-wife Jenna Renee Webb, while making overtures at Browne's current love interest Ronda Rousey. Read More »

Nets get scraps and first-rounder in Bogdanovic trade

Sports' The Vertical , the Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards have executed a trade. The Nets get a much-needed first-round draft pick. Washington signed the 27-year-old Nicholson to a four-year deal in free agency but have played him sparingly. Read More »

Manchester City vs Monaco live streaming and TV information


The game was incredibly end-to-end, and frustrations around the Etihad exploded when Aguero was booked for a dive having apparently been taken down by Subasic. "I am happy for him, he is a good professional and a nice guy". "I am really impressed how good they are - physical, strong". Guardiola told a news conference on Monday that Kompany would be available for the FA Cup replay at the Etihad Stadium on February 28 but would not be fit to face the Ligue 1 leaders. Read More »

Burnley 0-1 Lincoln City

Sean Raggett's goal in the 90th minute settled a scrappy match at Turf Moor, making Lincoln the first minor league club to reach the last eight of English soccer's most prestigious knockout competition since 1914. Lincoln City's FA Cup heroes are set to receive £5,000 each in bonuses after beating Burnley in the fifth round. "It was a tough game against one of the best teams in the Championship". Read More »

FA Cup: Manchester United to face Chelsea in quarters


The United boss will head back to Stamford Bridge next month after goals from Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw off Blackburn. Chelsea edged that tie, winning 1-0 in a home replay after drawing at Old Trafford, and Mourinho suggested their eight-point lead in the league meant they could begin planning for a repeat performance now. Read More »

Pochettino: Janssen must do more at Tottenham


The Argentine wondered aloud if his team was lacking in confidence. "But that is wrong", Pochettino said. The opposite can be said for Fulham's last three at the Cottage as the scorelines were 4-1, 3-2 and 3-2, but I'd be hugely surprised if they netted more than twice on Sunday. Read More »

Michael Floyd pleads guilty in extreme DUI case


Floyd was hit with seven charges, but six, including extreme DUI equal or greater than a blood alcohol level of.20, were dismissed. Floyd, found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle, allegedly had a blood alcohol concentration of.217 - 2 1⁄2 times the legal limit in Arizona. Read More »

Darrelle Revis charged in South Side scuffle

Per Blaine Jones , Revis' attorney, Revis "was 1,000 percent the victim" after being assaulted by a "heavily intoxicated man". He also says that Revis sought medical attention, though did not give details on the nature of the injury or severity. Read More »

Tom Brady: 'Next year is not going to be my last'

Meanwhile, Tom Brady revealed he is nowhere near retirement and will keep playing for several more years after his fifth Super Bowl victory "I'd like to play until my mid-40s", the athlete said according to Daily Telegraph . Brady is coming off perhaps the crowning achievement of his career, a Super Bowl-record 25-point comeback over the Atlanta Falcons. Kraft told The New York Times last month that Trump is going "to be great for the economic side of America". Read More »

Habs fire Therrien, name Julien head coach


Julien didn't go unemployed for long, as Montreal announced Tuesday it ( again) hired Julien after cutting ties with Michel Therrien. Therrien, 53, previously served as the Habs head coach from 2000-01 to just past the midpoint of the 2002-03 season when Julien was hired. Read More »

The best tactical line-up for Arsenal against Bayern Munich?

On whether there was more to the collapse than Koscielny's absence ... Wenger's contract at Arsenal runs out at the end of the season and he has yet to agree to a new deal amid increasing discontent among fans at the team's failure to mount a strong title challenge. Read More »

Pierre, UFC agree to terms on deal

After years of rumours and false starts,'s Ariel Helwani reported Wednesday that St. Pierre was on the verge of signing a "new multi-fight contract" with the UFC and could be set to return later in 2017. With so much going on with McGregor right now, it's hard to see this fight being made immediately, but I would say that it's a very real possibility in the future if the stars align in the way that the UFC are undoubtedly wishing them to. Read More »

ISRO successfully launched record 104 satellites including Cartosat-2 in single mission

Earth observation Cartosat-2 satellite was the first to take off. They found that there is an extra space in the rocket for about 600 KG. India put 20 in orbit in 2016, until now its biggest ever single launch. Following the separation of the two Nano-satellites, all the 101 satellites were deployed in a successful manner. Sending a rocket into space with satellites and other equipment on board used to be a rare occasion, but in recent years, this number has "skyrocketed" dramatically with ... Read More »

Champions Real Comeback To Sink Brave Napoli


Madrid reacted strongly and got an equalizer before the end of the first half, Karim Benzema heading into the net from a fantastic Carvajal cross. "It is a goal and a daily challenge to continue to give my all to enjoy many more years representing this team". Read More »

Emery, PSG look to get one over Barcelona at last


It showed just how ruthless PSG's owners are in their desire to join Europe's elite. He knows us perfectly, he knows exactly what we have to offer. "For me it's impossible to stop [Messi]". Lionel Messi scored 10 goals in the 2016/17 Champions League group stages, the second-most in the competition's group phase after Cristiano Ronaldo's 11 last season. Read More »

Tom Brady doesn't think Super Bowl LI was his best game ever


But Brady told blog that he does not see the game as his best performance ever. While many thought it was one of the greatest games ever played, Brady doesn't think so. That one will be tough to top, but then again I don't doubt that Brady could do it. Then I saw a picture in Sports Illustrated of the catch, in the early pages. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United will not catch leaders Chelsea'


United are unbeaten in 15 Premier League games and face Watford - who beat them at Vicarage Road earlier in the season - at home on Saturday. During a recent interview with Globo Esporte, when the Chelsea attacker was asked about the rumours of then his link up with former boss Jose Mourinho , the Brazilian gives a positive response and says: Concrete I do not know. Read More »

Pochettino Expecting Another "Very High Tempo" Liverpool Match

Just like the previous games that Spurs have played without the Belgian defender, Eric Dier will more than likely slot into the defence alongside Vertonghen's worldwide teammate Alderweireld. Ahead of Saturday's clash at Anfield , Mauricio Pochettino believes Liverpool have one of the best squads in Europe. "He is happy, I was talking with him now before the press conference". Read More »