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Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5 Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5
- May 08, 2017

The Sox smelled blood when Tillman opened the game by walking the first two batters. "We were fortunate", Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. That's meant tough times for Covey, who has six or more earned runs in three of his last four starts. (more...)
Messi nets goals 50 & 51, Barca & Madrid stay locked at top
- May 08, 2017

Real Madrid swept past relegated Granada 4-0 with a clinical first-half display at Los Carmenes to move back level with La Liga title rivals Barcelona. With that in mind, the France U20 starlet is said to be prioritising a move which will guarantee that he plays regularly as he eyes a spot in the France squad for next summer's World Cup, and it appears as though he believes Barcelona will offer him the best possible chance. (more...)
San Antonio Spurs steal one against the Houston Rockets
- May 08, 2017

Murray finished his inaugural National Basketball Association playoff start with two points on 1-of-5 shooting and no assists in 14 minutes. However, he only tallied five assists and the rest of the team combined for only 49 points. If you're missing shots and not getting rebounds, it's tough to run. Expect something similar next time out. After mustering only 43 points prior to the intermission, San Antonio scored 60 in the second half with a 63.9 effective field goal percentage. (more...)
Canelo-Golovkin fight announced for September
- May 08, 2017

When it was over, mercifully for Chavez, it was as one-sided as a big, highly anticipated fight ever gets. White was in attendance for Canelo Alvarez vs. Chavez struggled to deal with Alvarez's superior speed and power throughout, and had no answer to a series of stinging combinations from the 26-year-old that left him bleeding from both nostrils and with his left eye nearly swollen shut. (more...)
NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2
- May 07, 2017

The 49ers have a sizable chunk of picks to close out the draft. He had 72 receptions for 950 yards and five touchdowns in 20 career games - 15 of them wins - against the Eagles. Not only will that player have a year under his belt and hopefully strengthen his team in the process, that team can also take someone they can have complete control over the following year. (more...)
Spurs' Tony Parker out for rest of playoffs with quad injury Spurs' Tony Parker out for rest of playoffs with quad injury
- May 07, 2017

While forward Kawhi Leonard is the offensive focal point, Parker remains critical to what the Spurs do. And then we'll see what they do. "You never want to see a player injured, especially a guy like TP, who is closing down at the end of his career", Harden said. (more...)
Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead
- May 07, 2017

Gregory Campbell could barely skate on a broken leg after blocking a shot in 2013, but finishing his shift during the Bruins' run made him into a cult phenomenon in a sport that glorifies taking frozen rubber fired at more than 100 miles per hour off whatever part of your body you choose - as long as you keep it out of the net. (more...)
Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT
- May 07, 2017

This was the fourth game of the series to go to OT; it's the first time in franchise history that has happened to the Senators in a series . "I don't think anyone is regretting or feeling sorry". However, the better play appears to be on the total and while both goaltenders are strong I think the Bruins will be forced to open things up late and as such we hit the over via the empty net or a late third period tally. (more...)
Cristiano: "I never expected to score 400 for Real Madrid"
- May 07, 2017

Ronaldo has now reached the 400-goal mark for Real - though one of these is disputed - and his goal-scoring feats are now getting so gargantuan that it's easy to lose any sense of scale; few can compare with his records. Please Wait while comments are loading. The Portuguese football sensation has moved to 103 goals in the Champions League football. He is unique. All the players were brilliant. (more...)
Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind selection issues Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind selection issues
- May 07, 2017

He added: 'Yes, of course (we are now the top club in Manchester ), all the time we finish above them in the season, it shows City are doing very well'. And United had yet another injury problem to worry about when, after 57 minutes, Bailly went down after a challenge with Llorente. In my career I had one in 17 years. (more...)
Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal
- May 06, 2017

A report released by state police Thursday says "John 3:16" was written on Hernandez's forehead and on the cell wall. The official police report has been released regarding the suicide of former National Football League player, Aaron Hernandez and some new details are absolutely jarring. (more...)
Houston Texans trade up to get QB Deshaun Watson Houston Texans trade up to get QB Deshaun Watson
- May 06, 2017

The Houston Texans traded up with the Cleveland Browns to select Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson with the No. 12 pick in Thursday's National Football League draft. I know I have gone on the record to not wanting him with the Jets , but him going to the Houston Texans was the right move for him. Watson shared photos on social media of a new Jaguar he bought her for her birthday, which he said was her "first official auto". (more...)
Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head
- May 06, 2017

Crosby set up two goals and the Penguins chased Holtby in Game 2, taking a commanding 2-0 lead back home. The dire situation, a season full of expectation suddenly on the brink, prompted a players-only meeting after the game. Wave after wave in the opening period, they attacked. "That was the message". I'm pretty sure a hockey conspiracy is afoot. Thus far in the 2017 playoffs, the winger already has 11 points with seven assists and four goals, two of which came Saturday night. (more...)
Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk
- May 06, 2017

Olynyk got called for the offensive foul, while Oubre Jr was ejected for the flagrant foul 2 infraction. Hill sits out for Jazz • Utah Jazz starting point guard George Hill did not play against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 late Thursday night due to left big toe soreness. (more...)
Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday
- May 06, 2017

With 20 laps remaining, Jones moved Ryan Blaney out of the lead to take over the top spot in a race Saturday that had a lengthy interruption for rain. These cars are never going to be durable enough again to where drivers can make bump-and-runs to force the pass multiple times in a race. Like Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick , Kenseth had a hard start to his season and when the race was lined up by owner points, he started in the back half of the field. (more...)
Brett Gardner's blast in ninth propels New York Yankees past Chicago Cubs
- May 06, 2017

Well, they felt confident until Gardner did this. "He came up in the big leagues really early on teams that weren't good and I thought the way he reacted in 2015 when we started winning was ideal". After Chris Carter struck out, the Yankees sent up Jacoby Ellsbury as a pinch hitter. Brett Gardner just took the wind out of the Cubs' sails. Left-handed reliever Brian Duensing entered and gave up a base hit to Didi Gregorius to load the bases. (more...)
Lifetime ban from Fenway Park for man who used racial slur Lifetime ban from Fenway Park for man who used racial slur
- May 06, 2017

The incident involving Jones, during which he also said a bag of peanuts was thrown at him, made national headlines and resulted in an apology from Red Sox management. Baltimore optioned LHP Richard Bleier and RHP Alec Asher to Triple-A Norfolk and recalled RHP Tyler Wilson and RHP Gabriel Ynoa. Gausman was ejected after what appeared to be a curveball hit Xander Bogaerts. (more...)
His style is more fluid - Wenger defends Ozil
- May 06, 2017

Ozil has endured a hard season with the Gunners after finishing second in the Premier League last campaign, scoring seven league goals in 28 appearances. "I don't think his frustration was towards the drug test". Now with his biggest renewal to date, the German's people have said they will continue talks, but not with him. (more...)
Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series
- May 05, 2017

The Chicago Bulls need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Sunday. Rondo, who has been ruled out by the Bulls for Game 6, continues to deal with right thumb and wrist injuries, so it will be Wade and All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler who will be charged with making this beleaguered offense function in the biggest game of the year. (more...)
Wenger ready to make peace with Mourinho
- May 05, 2017

In fact, he is said to have put a blanket ban on it 48 hours before matches. Not the case at all, as Juan Mata has been a huge part of what United have done this season, and ahead of their 1-0 win at Celta Vigo today in the Europa League semifinal, Mata described his relationship with Jose Mourinho, all of it positive. (more...)
Smith and Blixt secure New Orleans success
- May 05, 2017

Smith was too overcome to even speak. "I can't speak", he said, visibly emotional after the victory. Brian Stuard won a year ago when it was an individual stroke-play event and Seung-Yul Noh won in 2014. With Blixt's birdie at 16 and Smith's at 17 the duo regained a one-shot lead. Smith hit a 58-yard approach shot within 3 1/2 couple feet of the pin, and the Aussie sank a birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to give himself and his Swedish teammate the victory. (more...)
LeBron passes Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list LeBron passes Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list
- May 05, 2017

They also hope that they can make history repeat itself. He passed Kobe Bryant for second place in career 30-point playoff games. For LeBron James, traveling isn't a violation, but rather a delight. "He's got to vault up and make his shots". "I just wanted him to get up. At the end of the day we're going to go the way he and Kyle go". CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has moved past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the No. (more...)
Jose Mourinho drops huge hint about emotional return to manage former club Jose Mourinho drops huge hint about emotional return to manage former club
- May 05, 2017

Wenger, 67, has been Gunners boss since 1996 and his current deal expires at the end of this season. Sunday's defeat by rivals Tottenham leaves Wenger's side sixth in the table and in danger of failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. (more...)
Anaheim Ducks' Backs are Against the Wall Before Game 3
- May 05, 2017

It's Game 3 Day in the West, as the Edmonton Oilers look to build on an already commanding series lead over the Anaheim Ducks, while the Nashville Predators and St. The seriousness of the present situation for the Oilers was illustrated by McLellan switching lines after falling behind 3-0 in the first period of Game 3. (more...)
IBF to rule on Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev next week IBF to rule on Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev next week
- May 04, 2017

He has offered Klitschko a rematch and also has his eyes on an-all British clash with Tyson Fury , who has not fought since spectacularly dethroning Klitschko in November 2015. "Thank you all, I will be back!", - wrote Klitschko on his page in Instagram. Anthony Joshua is expected to fight again later this year after successfully defending his IBF world title on Saturday. (more...)