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Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta hit by fastball


Goldschmidt smacked a two-run dinger in the first, then a solo shot in the fifth. Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Cervelli celebrates with Adam Frazier (26) after scoring a run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix. Read More »

IPL- Mumbai defeat Kolkata; to play Pune in the finals

KKR had won the eliminator against defending champions at the same venue . "This was an important game for the team as we had to qualify for the final", Karn said. But, they need to win this match first. This is not the first time that Bengaluru rains have played a spoilsport in the IPL match this season, SRH and RCB did witness a washout just about a few days ago. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: Conservatives creating a 'war between generations'


The poll was conducted between May 17 and 18, but the size of the sample was not given. After becoming Labour leader in 2015, Mr Corbyn defended reaching out to republicans at the height of the Troubles - including inviting IRA terrorists to the Commons - insisting he "wanted the violence to stop". Read More »

Results: Cloud Computing wins Preakness Stakes 2017

It's the jockey's second Preakness win, following his 2006 victory aboard Bernardini. "I would imagine that they are going to target us and the target is right next to you", Pletcher said. Always Dreaming finished a distant eighth in the 10-horse field. Classic Empire stood in second behind Always Dreaming until taking the lead at the top of the stretch. Read More »

Proficient on both offense and defense, Golden State only lacks empathy

Popovich wasn't about to guess whether Leonard would return in time for Saturday's game. "A lot of input, if I feel good then I am going to play", Leonard said. We know they're a little undermanned but they still play extremely hard, so we knew we couldn't come out here and relax and think they were just going to give us the game. Read More »

Lacazette leaving Lyon, hints at Atleti move


Greek striker Anastasios Donis equalized five minutes later after being set up by midfielder Vincent Koziello. Atletico Madrid look the heavy favourites to sign the French forward but Arsenal retain an interest. The President told me what he told you in the press conference. "It would be a handsome story if we could go on together", Lacazette commented. "It's important that the club that picked me up at the age of 10 can recoup [enough] money after everything that we've experienced ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal future to be decided after FA Cup final


Arsenal will finish in the top four if the Gunners beat Everton and Liverpool don't beat Middlesbrough at Anfield. You don't miss problems in a board meeting. "We have to go there and win the game". And though it seems unlikely, Arsenal were in a similar position in 2006 when a bout of illness saw Tottenham's first-choice line up severely weakened and Arsenal overhaul them on the last day for Champions League qualification. Read More »

13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness


Cloud Computing skipped the Kentucky Derby, while eventual victor Always Dreaming and Classic Empire mixed it up in the mud at Churchill Downs. Classic Empire , the Derby favorite who settled for fourth in muddy conditions two weeks ago at Churchill Downs, settled for second in ideal weather at Baltimore , Maryland, with 30-1 longshot Senior Investment third, 4 1/2 lengths back. Read More »

Matt Harvey No-Shows a Game, Files Grievance Against Mets


General manager Sandy Alderson announced the punishment in a brief statement before the game. Alderson said the righthander was sent home but declined further comment. "In the long conversations I've had afterward, they said we've got to move forward and we've got to move forward fast". To make room for Wilk on the roster, the Mets placed ace Noah Syndergaard on the 60-day disabled list. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers 130-86 Boston Celtics

Before the Celtics ruled Thomas out for the season, teammate Avery Bradley said Friday night it's hard to lose Boston's top offensive weapon. In the video above, watch a recap of the Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics. Read More »

Jose Mourinho mulls Manchester United changes at Arsenal


Rashford, who netted an extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove a right-foot strike over the wall and into the far left corner in the 67th minute, securing United the advantage going into the second leg in Manchester next week. Read More »

Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday

So, with these two key attackers set to go head-to-head on Sunday, here is how Martial and Benteke match up in the league this season... It's already been confirmed that he will start tomorrow ahead of David de Gea , stripping the Spaniard of a possible Old Trafford send-off, so he'll be hoping to make a name for himself on the Premier League stage. Read More »

Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy

A spokeswoman for Dale Coyne Racing said Bourdais was complaining of pain in his right leg. "We will tune the auto and try to be a little bit more competitive tomorrow but, when I close the visor, you have to be sure I'll go for it". Speeds are expected to rise during Friday's final practice before qualifications for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing". You can follow live streaming during Friday's practice at IndyCar's Race Control . Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins vs. Senators Game 4

All three of Pittsburgh's goaltenders were on the ice and Murray was the first netminder off the ice, which is usually a good indication of who the starter will be. "I don't want to make this about myself", Fleury said after the game. Game 1: One goal in more than three periods. That was nice. We won. They matched that total midway through the second period when Brian Dumoulin put one past Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson . Read More »

Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool


Samoa, against whom Wales scraped a victory at World Cup 2011 in New Zealand , are also likely to feature in the group as Oceania 1, with Americas 2 completing the picture. England are in the top group of seeds for the tournament. Three-time victor New Zealand and South Africa are familiar foes, having already played each other 93 times, with the All Blacks winning 55 of those matches. Read More »

Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar suspended for anti-gay slur


During a conference, he told the reporters that the incident serves as a lesson for him. He called Motte to apologize, and said in his statement that he also wanted to "apologize to the Braves organization and their fans, and most importantly, to the LGBTQ community for the lack of respect I displayed last night". Read More »

Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain


Chelsea have won 20 of their last 24 Premier League games against Sunderland , although two of their three losses have come in the last six meetings. It's not easy. When you are used to having a club in your life every day, and when you start your day you have the club in your mind, it's not easy to start to think about starting a new day with this situation finished. Read More »

Luis Enrique tells Barcelona fans he'll be back next season


Enrique said of the title race: "At this level, the line between success and failure is very small". "We are ready for what will be a key game", the Barcelona coach said at a news conference. Tributes to the 47-year-old are planned before Sunday's game and he added: "It's going to be a very special night - that's normal". "I am very proud to have formed part of that history". Read More »

Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain


WWE legend Triple H has gifted a custom-made title belt to Chelsea captain John Terry ahead of his final game for the club. Terry will lift the Premier League title for a fifth time. "Now on Sunday we have two targets: to try to win the 30 games in this league". And then to help [goalkeeper] Thibaut [Courtois] to win the golden glove. Read More »

F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen collided with Red Bull's 2016 victor Max Verstappen and was out of the tournament whereas World Champion Fernando Alonso was forced to enter the gravel in a tussle with Williams's Felipe Massa. Hamilton now started to clock lap times that were in close proximity to that of Vettel, despite the fact that the Mercedes was running on slower medium tyres. Read More »

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas done for playoffs with hip injury

Isaiah Thomas , after one of the greatest scoring seasons in Celtics history - not to mention a postseason marked by personal tragedy and physical strife - has been shut down for the rest of the playoffs by the Celtics two games into the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

3 things we learned from Cavs-Celtics Game 2

The Cavaliers' win in Game 2 was the most lopsided in Eastern Conference finals and in franchise history. According to the team's chief medical officer, the decision to shut Thomas down was made to avoid more long-term damage to his hip. Thomas has been ruled out after re-aggravating a lingering hip injury in Friday night's blowout loss to the Cavaliers. It has been a spectacle to watch the best player in the world completely unravel an opponent - the number one seed in the Eastern ... Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho launches Euro final broadside


I can give a little bit of experience to the team but, at the same time, save them all for Wednesday. Paul Pogba will definitely start as he needs playing time after the death of his father. Why are you surprised? "Anything I need, I know I can count on them and they will always try to help me and tell me what I can do to improve". It is a month to the day that Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered a shocking knee injury against Anderlecht in the Europa League. Read More »

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

He was first injured in March, aggravated the injury in Game 6 of the conference semifinals against Washington, and didn't play in the second half against the Cavs Friday night. With the series heading back to Cleveland for at least two more games, the Cavs are showing little signs that they are anywhere near their playoff peak. Read More »

Transfer Focus: Chelsea and Manchester United leading Bakayoko race


Monaco are said to be holding out for at least £40m for the France worldwide, having previously fended off interest from rivals Paris Saint-Germain for his signature. And it appears as though Chelsea are already planning for next season after their recent title triumph, with the Telegraph reporting that they will open negotiations for Bakayoko next week. Read More »

Liam Walsh suffers third-round KO to Gervonta Davis


After Mayweather had discussed the way the 22-year-old Davis has pursued a glamorous lifestyle similar to his, Walsh said: "We're complete polar opposites. "Getting the world title is a step closer to where I want to be", said Davis. And the question has certainly come up, is Davis the next "Money" Mayweather? After the fight, an understandably disappointed Walsh said that he was nowhere near his best and vowed to comeback. Read More »

13-1 long shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness


Most watching couldn't have imagined it either. Always Dreaming's trainer, Todd Pletcher, said he was already anxious when he watched his horse pass the finish line for the first time in the 1 3/16-mile race. Always Dreaming is the 4-5 favorite, despite beating Lookin at Lee by a mere 2 3/4 lengths at Churchill Downs. Velazquez is now 0-for-8 in the Preakness - and yet he and Pletcher, friends for about 20 years, have won 1,620 races together. Read More »

United will challenge for Premier League title next season


United finish their league campaign against Palace at Old Trafford before facing Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm next Wednesday, a game they must win to qualify for next season's Champions League. He has already given a debut to Scott McTominay in the recent game against Arsenal, and the youngster is expected to feature against Palace on Sunday. Read More »

Wenger believes Arsenal will qualify for top four


James Ward-Prowse of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on May 10, 2017 in Southampton , England. Though, there is an exact set of results that need to take place if this is to go forward. Well, I wish we'd found it [good form] before. He scores important goals . Read More »

Thomas out for rest of playoffs for Celtics


Thomas initially injured the hip March 15 against Minnesota and missed the next two games. "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred", said Celtics Chief Doctor Brian McKeon. "For him to have to sit is really hard". And now that Thomas is gone, and the Celtics will have to take on LeBron and the Cavs without their best player and lone All-Star. Read More »

Trainer lands coward punch on boxer


Showtime Boxing shared Uzcategui's punch after the bell that led to the frustration from Lawson and other members of Dirrell's family. By any measure: not okay. "My coach is my family, my uncle, and he was anxious", Dirrell said. The Dirrell camp, sometimes emotions build up and take the best of us. For his part, Dirrell stressed his love for his opponent, per Woodyard, "All I remember honestly was him catching me with a shot probably at the same time as the bell rang because I remember ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho plotting huge offers for two Chelsea stars


The newspaper says Mourinho is keen to be reunited with Matic at Old Trafford and feels the Serbian global is a more attainable target than Dier this summer. United are already plotting moves for Kyle Walker and Danny Rose, with the former widely tipped to leave after falling out of favour with Mauricio Pochettino. Read More »

Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round

If Thiem had the win of the day, surely Alexander Zverev had the line of the day when he determined that the reason he had a game to suit all surfaces was "just pure talent". "I thought I played really solid". In his 13-match winning streak, he did not encounter a top-five player and Djokovic will be looking to end his streak. Read More »

Tigers snap Rangers' streak at 10, beat Texas 9-3

The bats also struggled against Tigers starter Justin Verlander , who allowed three runs in seven innings and took the win to move to 4-3. Two came in the fourth on a double by Nomar Mazara , and Jonathan Lucroy went deep in the sixth. Read More »