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Montgomery makes debut in 8-4 win over Rays
- April 17, 2017

What started as a promising afternoon for the Rays ended with a messy, painful and frustrating 8-4 loss to the Yankees . New York's Brett Gardner and Weeks both left the game after a collision at first base in the sixth inning. Chris Dickerson also has played well, with nine hits, four runs and four RBI in that same span. Souza and Dickerson combined for two hits, a run and an RBI on Wednesday. (more...)
Craig Shakespeare bears no grudge with Sam Allardyce over England exit
- April 17, 2017

His compatriot Daniel Amartey was left on the Leicester City bench for the entire duration of the game. The visitors then doubled their lead early in the second half when Vardy found the net following a rapid counter-attack, beating goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey with a left-footed shot into the far corner after some good work from the impressive Huth and Riyad Mahrez. (more...)
National Basketball Association players union complains about Jackson's Carmelo comments National Basketball Association players union complains about Jackson's Carmelo comments
- April 17, 2017

Oh, and if that wasn't enough, Players Association director Michelle Roberts publicly blasted Jackson for his public comments on Melo. When he was winning championships with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, it was an amusing, quirky part of Jackson's personality. (more...)
Match Reports: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea
- April 17, 2017

United will be looking to avenge their defeats to Chelsea this season, who have beaten them in both the League and FA Cup this season. The United star will no doubt want to make his mark against the league leaders this time around, and Luiz says he is ready for the Swede despite acknowledging that the forward has confounded critics with 28 goals in all competitions this season. (more...)
Late Goal By Schwartz Gives Blues A 2-0 Series Lead
- April 17, 2017

Minnesota's Game 2 loss on Friday night was... pretty much the exact same thing as Game 1, but the events played out on a slightly different timeline. The Wild entered the postseason for the first time with Boudreau, the regular-season wizard who has only cleared the second round once in his remarkable career. (more...)
Raptors lose another Game 1 at home, Bucks win 97-83
- April 17, 2017

Toronto Raptors dropped their eighth consecutive game to open a playoff series in the team's 97-83 loss to Milwaukee Bucks in the first game of their first round playoff series on Saturday evening. "Now for me the real thing starts". The 32-year-old later made the most sensational play of the half, soaring in the lane to grab a lob with his back to the basket before adjusting his body and delivering a reverse dunk - the kind of play only he seems to make. (more...)
Rod Carew's heart transplant came from late Ravens player Konrad Reuland Rod Carew's heart transplant came from late Ravens player Konrad Reuland
- April 17, 2017

Former Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland lay facedown on his bed a year ago, his head swelling after an aneurysm that would prove fatal, when doctors turned him on his back so that family members could say goodbye. At a dinner honoring her son a few days before Christmas, some people told her about Carew. Last fall, Reuland was on a treadmill when he experienced a severe headache. (more...)
I'm like Benjamin Button,'' says Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- April 17, 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sparked United into life with a superb opener before Sebastian Larsson was sent off for a unsafe tackle, leaving space for Henrikh Mkhitaryan and substitute Marcus Rashford to seal the three points after the break. "I feel like Benjamin Button - I was born old and I will die young". "We did that and, apart from that, there were no more injuries to add to the hard list we have, because we don't hide that we are still fighting for our situation in the Premier League". (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino sends message to Chelsea after Tottenham win
- April 16, 2017

It was Mousa Dembele who opened the scoring in the 16th minute after firing home from a corner before Son Heung-min doubled Spurs' lead shortly afterwards, driving through Artur Boruc's legs after a flick on from Kane. There's still a chance Sunderland could avoid the drop, but it's an unlikely prospect even after Fabio Borini came off the bench to rescue a point in the 90th. (more...)
Cavs waive Sanders in move before playoff roster finalized Cavs waive Sanders in move before playoff roster finalized
- April 16, 2017

Stephen Curry, who added 20 points in the win, revealed that the Warriors were brimming with confidence before Monday morning's opening play-off game against the Portland Trail Blazers. You know, the Cleveland Cavaliers...the defending National Basketball Association champions...the team with LeBron James. "We've not been able to win with [Anthony] on the court at this time ", the former Lakers head coach said. (more...)
We must overcome bus attack, says Tuchel We must overcome bus attack, says Tuchel
- April 16, 2017

Three explosions went off as the bus departed for the stadium for Tuesday night's Champions League match with Monaco and defender Marc Bartra required an operation for a broken bone in his right wrist after he was injured in the incident. (more...)
Print out fillable NBA Playoff bracket for 2016-17 postseason
- April 16, 2017

For the third consecutive year, the Warriors will enter the postseason as the team to beat. On the other side, the Clippers just struggle with Golden State. The Bucks are listed at +20000 to win the NBA Finals , while the Toronto Raptors are listed at +5000, which is 8th in all the National Hockey League. (more...)
Barca keep pressure on Madrid with thrilling Real Sociedad win Barca keep pressure on Madrid with thrilling Real Sociedad win
- April 16, 2017

However, Alcacer was on hand to restore the two-goal cushion with his fourth goal in seven matches, when Messi spotted his run down the left side of Sociedad's box and fed the former Valencia man to ease Barca ahead. Barcelona slowly grew into the game and forged ahead when Messi found the net five minutes later, sending a low shot past goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli from outside the area after being set up by Luis Suarez. (more...)
Pep wary of "exceptional" Saints
- April 16, 2017

Guardiola has confessed he has a big job on his hands next season and said: "We are far away". Meanwhile, the Saints are 12 points clear of the relegation zone following results from earlier in the day and will be looking to close the gap on West Bromwich Albion to a single point in the race to finish eighth. (more...)
Crystal Palace boss Allardyce: We have to wait before making Sakho decision Crystal Palace boss Allardyce: We have to wait before making Sakho decision
- April 16, 2017

Palace go into the game on the back of Monday's 3-0 win over Arsenal - their fifth wins in six games which moved them six points clear of the drop zone. On an afternoon when Wilfried Zaha did not impress, he took responsibility and inspired his team. In Leicester they were encountering the opposite; Palace's equal in being direct and playing with pace, and a team willing to remain deep and attack on the counter. (more...)
Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip
- April 16, 2017

Zach Britton allowed one run and three hits in the ninth but picked up his fifth save of the season and his 54th straight converted save opportunity overall. Pinch hitter Steve Pearce, a former Oriole , lined out to center to end the game. "There was a seven-inning outing there, but we wanted to cut him off at six because it's the first time he's been there". (more...)
Blue Jackets fall 3-1 to Penguins in playoff opener
- April 15, 2017

After Montreal pulled Price with over a minute remaining, Grabner made the home team pay with an empty-net goal to effectively seal the win. Unfortunately for the New York Rangers, they drew the Montreal Canadiens in the first round where they will face goaltender Carey Price . (more...)
Now, 'the real thing starts': Raptors' DeRozan pumped for playoffs Now, 'the real thing starts': Raptors' DeRozan pumped for playoffs
- April 15, 2017

OK, that may not be the most resounding statement, considering the Toronto Raptors are the country's only representative in the league. Tavares played most of this season for Toronto's D-League affiliate and averaged 10.6 points and 2.7 blocks. (more...)
F1 2017: Jenson Button To Replace Fernando Alonso At Monaco Grand Prix
- April 15, 2017

Alonso didn't say when he might race at Le Mans, though he said it's definitely something he intends to do before retiring from motorsport . The news from the BBC also mentions a clause in Button's contract with McLaren, signed last autumn, which commits him to replace any race driver who is not able to take part in a Grand Prix. (more...)
Kohli returns for RCB ahead of clash against MI Kohli returns for RCB ahead of clash against MI
- April 15, 2017

With exemplary cricketing skills and a huge female fanbase around the world, Virat Kohli is now the hottest sports icon of India. Chris Gayle's place in the side had been called into question and the powerful opener was slow to get going before hitting Harbhajan Singh over the ropes. (more...)
Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1 Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1
- April 15, 2017

Fleury had a hard season dealing with the Penguins' two-goalie system, splitting starts with Murray and at times serving strictly as the backup, along with questions about his future in Pittsburgh and trade rumors up until the NHL Trade Deadline passed on March 1. (more...)
Portland is unsure of Jusuf Nurkic's status for Game 1 Portland is unsure of Jusuf Nurkic's status for Game 1
- April 15, 2017

The Portland Trail Blazers (41-40) have three-game winning streak along with the eight games win out of last ten matches. But all games were played before the Blazers turned things around after the All-Star break. Golden State Warriors series an exciting one for the fans. Game 1 is on Sunday at Oracle Arena. The Warriors are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall. (more...)
Ronaldo's brace gives Madrid edge over Bayern in CL quarters
- April 15, 2017

It is not easy to play here against a team like Bayern. Cristiano has always been better playing in the side but we thought before the game that he must always exchange his position with Benzema, Bale Asensio... With chances few and far between, Griezmann made the difference as it was he who also won the penalty with a lung-busting run from deep before being brought down by Marc Albrighton midway through the first half. (more...)
Woah! Phil Jackson Says Carmelo Anthony Is Woah! Phil Jackson Says Carmelo Anthony Is "Better Off Somewhere Else"
- April 15, 2017

He denied that he indirectly criticized Anthony earlier this season when he tweeted a Bleacher Report column that was highly critical of Anthony, though Jackson admitted that the tweet affected their relationship. Carmelo Anthony seemingly responded on Instagram Friday to the latest jab from Phil Jackson. "I have a lot of thinking and reflecting to do", Anthony told ESPN . (more...)
Regina hockey fans blast NHL for pulling out of Winter Olympics
- April 15, 2017

That's the real issue and sadly it's the fans that already support the game, have supported and will continue to who are going to be the biggest losers in this decision. "The IOC feels very sorry for the athletes", an IOC statement read. "The IOC, which distributes 90 percent of its revenue for the development of sport in the world, obviously can not treat a national commercial league better than not-for-profit global sports federations which are developing sport globally", the Olympic body ... (more...)