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Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis
- May 11, 2017

He has now reached another notable landmark after an fantastic virtuoso display in the first leg of a semi-final derby date with Atletico Madrid. "We have to be concentrated next Wednesday". "When we are talking about that goal, I absolutely do not have a problem in awarding it to him". Madrid continued to control matters as Luka Modric fired inches wide on 24 minutes and Benzema's audacious overhead attempt also fell on the wrong side of the post. (more...)
Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
- May 11, 2017

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were a combined 7-of-29 shooting. He finished Game 3 with 21 points on eight shots and a game-high 15 rebounds . They did it despite perfectly strong defense from the Warriors , an accomplishment in itself. (more...)
Juventus reach Champions League final by beating Monaco
- May 11, 2017

Mbappe became the youngest player to score in a Champions League semi-final (18 years & 140 days). The Serie A leaders never looked like letting slip a 2-0 advantage from the first leg, and tightened their grip on the tie when Mario Mandzukic put them ahead after 33 minutes. (more...)
Really? Guardiola declares Man City 'best team in the Premier League'
- May 11, 2017

After hosting Hull , Palace travel to Manchester United on the final day of the season. Despite being without injured top scorer Sergio Aguero, City recorded its biggest league win under Guardiola, having often struggled to put away teams at home because of wayward finishing and sloppy defending. (more...)
Cabrera returns with homer in Tigers' 5-2 win over Indians
- May 11, 2017

Through six starts, Kluber's ERA is now sitting at 5.06. The starter left last night's outing after three innings with lower back discomfort. Detroit left-hander Matthew Boyd (2-2) allowed three runs and five hits in 7 2/3 innings. "When we go into it, we don't ever really think "two" - just set it up where if he has a quick inning, it's open for that", Francona said. Tigers: RF J.D. (more...)
Highlights of Friday's National Hockey League games
- May 11, 2017

The Predators took an early 1-0 lead Friday night on a James Neal score 7:49 into the first period, but the Blues answered on a power-play score by Tarasenko in the closing seconds of the period. "I thought they reacted to us more than we reacted to them last game". The local Triple-A baseball team, the Nashville Sounds, put the game on its guitar-shaped scoreboard during a rain delay. (more...)
Could Dana White Soon Walk Away From Conor McGregor Could Dana White Soon Walk Away From Conor McGregor
- May 11, 2017

During yesterday's edition of The Herd , however, the UFC President made the revelation that MMA and boxing fans alike have been expecting for sometime: that he may be close to moving on from the fight entirely. Obviously, both guys want to fight each other. Can the deal be done? Dana White: It's not even Mayweather. "It's definitely both sides of this thing". (more...)
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
- May 10, 2017

The dire situation, a season full of expectation suddenly on the brink, prompted a players-only meeting after the game. Oshie said it consisted of "things that people needed to say, our leaders needed to say, and things that people needed to hear". (more...)
Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0
- May 10, 2017

He has been sent home. Yet, just as the Mets convened Sunday morning at Citi Field in hopes of sweeping the Miami Marlins, they learned that Harvey will be not be starting after all. Pitching in place of ailing Wei-Yin Chen, he allowed eight runs - three earned - five hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings. If you remember, he missed a mandatory meeting during the playoffs a year ago and did not provide a very good explanation. (more...)
Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup
- May 10, 2017

We've tried to just communicate on the back line of defense, second and third of the defense. They can bid adieu to the Raptors by taking Sunday's Game 4 . With 36 through three quarters DeRozan sat down to begin the fourth and normally doesn't get the call back in until at least the half way mark of the final quarter. (more...)
Gilberto Silva: Wenger has right to decide his own future Gilberto Silva: Wenger has right to decide his own future
- May 10, 2017

Wenger has always had the final say on almost every major decision made at Arsenal since his arrival in 1996, even though other top clubs are increasingly spreading responsibilities across at least two positions. I am blamed for decisions I have not made. "It is tough enough to be blamed for decisions you have made!" On Tuesday, Wenger strongly rejected the notion that Arsenal should add a director of football operations who could take on some of the manager's workload when it comes to ... (more...)
Jhulan becomes highest ODI wicket-taker Jhulan becomes highest ODI wicket-taker
- May 10, 2017

Acting BCCI president C K Khanna today congratulated fast bowler Jhulan Goswami for becoming the highest wicket-taker in the history of ODIs, eclipsing the decade-long record in the name of Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick. Goswami registered excellent figures of 3/20 in 7.3 overs while she was ably supported by medium pacer Shikha Pandey (3/22) as the duo shared six wickets between them to bundle out South Africa women for 119 in 39.3 overs. (more...)
Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace
- May 10, 2017

But Aguero's conversion rate has still been questioned and the City manager is an unashamed admirer of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, who has 24 goals this season and previously played for Guardiola at Barcelona. "I said to the players at half-time, either score another goal or forget about it, we are not able to win". "(Former manager) Manuel Pellegrini missed him a lot last season and you can see that. (more...)
Madrid and Juventus on verge of Champions League final Madrid and Juventus on verge of Champions League final
- May 10, 2017

At the end of an incredible season it seems that reaching the last 4 in the Champions League is what the French side has to settle for. It was a thoroughly professional job by a side who have now gone six games in this competition without conceding, and surely won't let a 2-0 lead slip at home. (more...)
Walker's single in 9th lifts Mets over Giants 4-3 Walker's single in 9th lifts Mets over Giants 4-3
- May 10, 2017

The team sent security officials to Harvey's apartment in Manhattan that night to check on him, a source confirmed, and he was sent home after arriving to the park Sunday. And it wasn't just Matt Harvey . The New York Mets look for another win here to get back to a.500 record. "But we've got a couple other things, couple hurdles this week we've got to get through". (more...)
Antonio Conte targeting two Roma players for next season
- May 09, 2017

Nainggolan was on Conte's radar last summer but the Belgian rejected a move in order to stay with the capital club but he is considering his future after becoming disillusioned with the club. "Yes, I spoke to him (Conte), they were really interested and wanted me over there", The midfielder told Sky Sports News . However, it would appear Conte's debut season in England has been too successful with Inter Milan willing to fork out an incredible £12.5million per season for his services. (more...)
Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors
- May 09, 2017

The two teams play their Game 4 in Houston on Sunday night. "It's hard to say", Casey said when asked how close the Raptors' team, as now constructed, were to making a legitimate run at the Cavs. "We are a better team with him". Cleveland shot 51.3 percent from the filed and 56.3 percent from 3-point territory. "I think we as a franchise need more firepower to get to the next level", Ressler said. (more...)
Moyes urges Pickford to remain at Sunderland Moyes urges Pickford to remain at Sunderland
- May 09, 2017

Moyes previously insisted that the club's inability to sign the right players led to their relegation from the Premier League. "I think that would be a telling factor if the alternative was to go and sit on the bench somewhere else". Ultimately, their goals against tally would be significantly higher were it not for Pickford's excellent shot-stopping ability and reflexes, but as can be seen below, for a 23-year-old goalkeeper, he also has great command of his area. (more...)
Cardinals place Piscotty on DL with hamstring injury Cardinals place Piscotty on DL with hamstring injury
- May 09, 2017

Dexter Fowler had a two-run triple before leaving in the third with a right shoulder strain. Stephen Piscotty strained his right hamstring running out a ground ball in the second inning . Broxton led the way with four hits and pair of RBIs while Travis Shaw (two RBIs) and Hernan Perez added three hits apiece. Keon Broxton had four hits for the Brewers , including an RBI double in the third and a home run in the fifth against Adam Wainwright that tied the score 4-4. (more...)
Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan
- May 08, 2017

Unless he's the type of man who would hit a player with a curveball to have plausible deniability that he wasn't actually trying to hit the player, that wasn't intentional. Craig Kimbrel earned his league-leading 10th save. "Talked to him last night after the game". The Orioles got to Pomeranz for two runs in the sixth. (more...)
HBO replay of Canelo-Chavez, Jr
- May 08, 2017

The long-mooted bout between Canelo and GGG was announced immediately after a comfortable points victory for the former in Las Vegas on Saturday. "The fight is done". "Canelo looked good tonight, Canelo looked awesome", White added . I think with me it will be a very different story. In the ring , in the midst of a typically careful post-fight interview, HBO's Max Kellerman got word that Canelo had a big announcement to make. (more...)
Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Olynyk
- May 08, 2017

Washington defended aggressively on Boston guard Isaiah Thomas , who scored 53 points in Tuesday's 129-119 overtime win. That's the bottom line: We have to play better out of the gate than we've played. The Wizards went on to win 116-89 in Game 3 . Insane is just how the Wizards like it. Beal's backcourt mate, John Wall , had 27 points despite missing his first nine shot attempts, and he added 12 assists. (more...)
Arsenal, Chelsea to get 28k tickets for final
- May 08, 2017

Slowly, we became better and better and in the second half I felt we were very strong, in extra-time very strong, we always looked solid and risky. He will never give up. The Arsenal boss added: "Maybe we have found a period where we needed a bit more security and [the system] helps with that". "You know I feel the club is in a very strong shape, and that we have a very strong overall situation and a very strong team, we have shown that today and, for me, that is the most important". (more...)
England beat Ireland in 2nd ODI England beat Ireland in 2nd ODI
- May 08, 2017

Eoin Morgan , Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow hammered Ireland bowlers setting target of 329 in the second and final ODI at Lord's on Sunday. However, they are scheduled to return to England on May 15 for the national team's training camp in Spain, which precedes their upcoming ODI series against South Africa and the Champions Trophy. (more...)
Penguins' Crosby passes concussion test, might play Game 5 Penguins' Crosby passes concussion test, might play Game 5
- May 08, 2017

Alex Ovechkin added an insurance score immediately after and suddenly the Capitals had two goals in 27 seconds after trailing for most of the game. Capitals?in Game 5 at Washington .? This puts them up 3-1 in the series over the Caps. Crosby felt "as good as you could expect" Tuesday morning. Faced with an elimination game, he dressed seven defenseman (leaving the excellent and valuable Brett Connolly in the press box) and moved Ovechkin to the third line. (more...)