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Gardner, Gregorius and Carter homer, Yankees beat Royals 4-2


Gregorius' home run nullified a 2-0 lead for the Royals in the third inning on a leadoff home run by Jorge Bonifacio and a run-scoring double by Escobar, which drove in Whit Merrifield , who reached on an infield hit when his line drive glanced off Pineda's glove and rolled up the first-base line. Read More »

Barcelona prodigy gets revenge on Maradona during U/20 World Cup

The goal proved a killer blow: hosts South Korea held on to win the match 2-1 and eliminate the South American giants from the tournament after just two matches (they lost 3-0 to England in their group opener). With six points, Korea is in the top of its group. "We will use the players who have lots of energy left and will change some tactics to win the match". Read More »

Concerns raised about John Terry's substitution against Sunderland

Terry then embraced his team-mates before handing over the captain's armband to his replacement Gary Cahill as head coach Antonio Conte looked towards Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal . He has made 717 appearances for Chelsea . "This is the real danger for us - to think that this season is finished", warned Conte. "For the club it is a great opportunity to win and do the Double". Read More »

Sturridge opens up on chances of him leaving Liverpool this summer

As the years wore on some grew impatient and they would shout at Wenger to "spend some f*cking money". "First of all congratulations to Chelsea - the champions of the Premier League". The title was not at all easy to grasp when you have young and daring players at your heel. I proved this year I will play wherever the manager wants me to play. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys DE David Irving facing 4-game suspension


Rapoport reported on Twitter that a possible failed test stemmed from supplements Irving was taking and even marketing. According to multiple reports, Irving informed the league he would appeal and believes there is "evidence" that will clear him. Read More »

Ronaldo: "People talk about me and do not know a damn thing"

Madrid edged out reigning champions Barcelona by just three points after the Catalans came from 2-0 down to beat Eibar 4-2 on Sunday. Zidane's role in restoring Madrid to the top of Spanish football was hailed by Ronaldo as the Portuguese claimed just his second league winners' medal in eight seasons since joining the Spanish giants. Read More »

Mourinho: Man United can't take #ManchesterBlast victims out of our minds

The attack struck a pop music concert by Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena on Monday, an event attended by many young children and their parents. "We can not take out of our minds and our hearts the victims and their families", said Mourinho , who lives in a hotel near the concert venue . Herrera has shown his gratitude to Mourinho by repeatedly defending his manager in a hard season, with the run to the Europa League final and the League Cup triumph the saving graces of a ... Read More »

Trump arrives at Vatican to meet with Pope

The leader arrived with First Lady Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka , and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump, who was a candidate at the time, responded that it was "disgraceful" of the Argentine-born pope, who represents just over half of the world's two billion Christians, to question his faith. Read More »

Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

After scoring only five first-period goals in the playoffs through Game 3 against the Senators, they have scored five first-period goals in their past two games. The Ottawa power play, which had gone 0 for 29 in the previous 10 games, came through with Ryan ultimately wiring a one-timer short-side to tie the score. Read More »

Arsenal must ensure Sanchez, Ozil stay, says Cech


He said: "I think he's a hard man to manage". The duo have been responsible for 74 of Arsenal's goals this season. Arsenal's leading goalscorer Sanchez and playmaker Ozil are out of contract in 2018 and talks on an extension have been put on hold until the end of the season. Read More »

Man City legend Pablo Zabaleta takes parting shot at Man United

Speaking about the fact that he is to end the season without any silverware, Guardiola made a frank admission that had it been the case at the two other clubs he managed, he would have been given the boot. West Brom are eighth in the table, but have not won in their last seven league matches, although Guardiola is expecting opposite number Tony Pulis to field a team that will make life tough for the home side. Read More »

Antonio Conte claims wounded Arsenal F.C. are FA Cup favourites


By the time Terry had said his goodbyes on the turf at the Bridge, it had taken him two minutes to leave the field, meaning play didn't resume until the 28th minute. "I only put money on this because I thought this is surely going to come in", said the punter, who wished to remain anonymous. Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur , Manchester City and Liverpool will represent England next season with Manchester United joining them if they win the Europa League . Read More »

Oilers coach calls tonight's game 'an extension of Game 6'


Containing Crosby might not win Ottawa the series, as Pittsburgh still has Evgeni Malkin - who leads the league in playoff points (18) - and Phil Kessel. How it happened: The well-rested Predators, who had three more days off than the Ducks, had their legs moving early. Anaheim had lost five straight Game 7 appearances overall since 2006, but the Ducks played a stellar defensive game against Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl before winning it on power forward Nick Ritchie's ... Read More »

Rafa Nadal Matches Novak Djokovic Record with Madrid Open Win

A year ago he was 31-2 after winning the title in Madrid , which was his fifth of the season at the time . Vesely, from the Czech Republic, needed only one hour and 16 minutes to run out a comfortable 6-3, 6-1 victor and bridge a gap of five places in the world rankings. Read More »

Warriors wallop Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

Though Leonard called it a clean play, Popovich said Monday that Pachulia's close-out was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike," while citing the big man's history as an allegedly dirty player. Just want to be able to push with both legs. LaMarcus Aldridge continues to struggle, scoring just eight points in Game 2 after his meltdown in Game 1's closing quarter. Read More »

Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

So he knows players, he knows everyone that I was playing against in the past couple of weeks. Alexander Zverev won his first ATP Masters 1000 Tournament and announced that he is not just a talented kid anymore, but one of the main contenders for winning the title at every tournament where he appears. Read More »

Warriors Road To The NBA Finals

Green has avoided the kind of incidents that would leave him vulnerable to a suspension in case any amusing business goes down in the next round. "We've crushed them on the basketball court, and we're going to for years because of the way we've built this team ", he said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors sweep San Antonio Spurs to reach NBA Finals

They maintain this year's ideal 12-0 playoff win record and book a place in the NBA Finals against the victor of the Eastern Conference finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics . The Spurs were missing Kawhi Leonard , Tony Parker , and David Lee. Golden State responded with an 11-3 surge of its own to end the period and took a 96-78 cushion into the final period. Read More »

Minute silence at Europa League final after Manchester bomb

Victims of Manchester's suicide bombing will be remembered before the game through tributes in the opening ceremony, and a minute's silence united players will also wear black armbands. 'It's a big game, and as a football player you want to be involved in big games like this and that's what my focus is on. Bosz has spoken to his players about an incident that has hit home with numerous Ajax players, given their wives and children recently went to see American pop star Grande in ... Read More »

Nadal sets up meeting with Djokovic at Madrid Open

The fifth-ranked Spaniard sprayed an uncharacteristic amount of unforced errors and failed to serve out the third set at 5-3, but a break at 5-4 brought a merciful end to the rocky encounter. Djokovic made the last four after Nishikori withdrew from their match with a wrist injury. Then he lost three straight games to level things at 3-3, and some old-school sliding Djokovic defense came to the fore at all the crucial moments. Read More »

F1 master Alonso geared up for rookie Indy run


Alonso said timing his moves may be a guessing game. "It's been good because of the data we've been able to share and pass on, not only for someone like Marco or Ryan, but it's been good for all the guys", Michael Andretti said. It paid off but left Dixon on edge as he watched rivals attack his time , some nudging the outer wall with tires in their speed quest. "If something happens, we just gotta be eyes up and ready for it". Read More »

Arsenal win but miss Champions League

That helped guarantee Liverpool their spot in the Champions League play-off round next season but also gave them a 76-point tally to end the campaign, a total they have bettered only four times since 1990. "We are satisfied because we are in the Champions League ". Furthermore, he was coming into the most competitive league in the world, where any number of teams can beat you on any given day. Read More »

Huge update on the Alexis Sanchez to Bayern saga

The Chile global recently revealed that he is happy in London but remains frustrated at the Gunners' inability to mount a sustained challenge in the Premier League and Champions League. "If you want to try and attract other players into the club, you've got to say "Sanchez has just signed a new four-year contract" and that might attract other players to come in as well". Read More »

West Indies fall one over short of heroic draw


It was also a well-deserved farewell to two of the greatest Pakistani cricketers of all-time. Last man Shannon Gabriel also failed to score, well taken at short leg by Babr Azam off Abbas, 45 minutes before lunch, leaving Holder stranded in an innings which lasted 87 deliveries and included three fours and a six. Read More »

Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

However, The Football Association has turned down the plea, leaving the Gunners with a selection crisis heading into the final game of the season. However, Gabriel is definitely out after being taken off on a stretcher against Everton on Sunday with a knee injury, while Mustafi is "still sick" and doubtful with a suspected concussion. Read More »

Jason Kokrak: Kokrak dips to solo 4th at Nelson with 70


That miss by Day nearly wasn't even needed for Horschel, whose 18-foot birdie chance was rolling straight toward the center of the cup before stopping just short. Day, Horschel and Hahn all played in the final group, creating a bit of a match-play scenario. "I only had one top 10 (result) up to this point". Read More »

Proteas win toss, bowl in 1st ODI in Leeds

Morgan offered his thoughts and prayers on behalf of England to the victims and the families of those killed in Monday's Manchester bomb attack. No major global cricket has taken place in Pakistan since 2009 because of security concerns following an attack, while England one-day captain Eoin Morgan and opening batsman Alex Hales refused to tour Bangladesh because of safety fears. Read More »

No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Cavaliers coach Lue


On April 16, one day after Isaiah Thomas's 22-year-old sister, Chyna, was killed in a vehicle crash, the Boston Celtics point guard was trying to summon the strength to play in Game 1 of a playoff series against the Chicago Bulls. They played a helluva game and they took it to us and we weren't able to stop the runs that they made, the momentum that they [built]. Dating to 2011 with the Miami Heat , James has advanced to six consecutive NBA Finals. Read More »

Warriors sweep Spurs to make history and NBA Finals

Durant led the Warriors with 12 rebounds and was also the team's second-leading scorer with 29 points. By going 12-0 to reach the NBA Finals , the Warriors also broke the previous record for best start in NBA postseason history, which the Los Angeles Lakers set twice with 11-0 runs in 1989 and 2001. Read More »

Button says Monaco return poses no pressure


The upgrades we brought to the vehicle have delivered the performance we were hoping, and we managed to take a lot of information from each day on track, which has been really useful for the engineers and the design team back at the factory and is helping our programme from race to race. Read More »