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Chris Sale loses to Tigers despite 10 strikeouts

Kinsler was the recipient of an unintentional intentional walk. What Sale did was to pitch around Kinsler, not give him anything good to hit, to bring up Castellanos. The Sox had four hits and scored their only run on a double play, a wasted opportunity that would sting in a tight game. Sandoval got his bat through the zone and hit the pitch out the opposite way to left field , giving the Red Sox a one-run lead that would prove to be short lived. Read More »

Wolves season ends with 123-118 loss in Houston

Both teams like to run and gun as Houston ranks #3 in pace, while the Thunder rank #9. "I liked that it was against really good teams, and I think that will be helpful for us to determine what our needs are and for our players to have a good understanding of what it takes to win and to be successful". Read More »

Celtics Hit Trouble, Russell Westbrook Sets Record


Westbrook had 32 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his second successive triple-double and the seventh playoff triple-double of his career. But Houston continued to show the resilience that marked much of its regular season , and it roared back to take a 67-65 lead on a Harden 3-pointer less than three minutes into the second half . Read More »

Red Sox Vs. Rays Lineup: Pablo Sandoval Rests For Patriots' Day Matinee


Mitch Moreland and Chris Young struck out to open the inning, but Sandy Leon golfed a slicing line drive to center for a single to keep things alive. On April 9 in Detroit, for example, he gave up one run on one hit and two walks and needed to rely on every last ounce of his power fastball to strike out the side and nail down a 7-5 win. Read More »

Celtics shuffle lineup with Green starting over Johnson

Game 4 is Sunday back at the United Center. "We weren't coming here hoping to get a win", Boston guard Avery Bradley said . A four-time All-Star who won an National Basketball Association championship with Boston in 2008, he was at the center of a major flare-up in January. Read More »

Man Utd cancel Spurs reserve match after Ugo Ehiogh death

Gemma has specifically asked that the family are given privacy at this hard time. "It's so sudden and so shocking, my deepest sympathies go to his family and all who knew him". He went on to feature in more than 300 matches for Villa over a nine-year spell, winning the League Cup in 1996. He joined Middlesbrough in 2000 for a then-club record fee and, while injuries limited the remainder of his playing career, he only retired in 2009. Read More »

Antonio Conte pays tribute to Ugo Ehiogu: 'We will remember him tomorrow'

The west London side have lost two of their last four Premier League games following losses to Manchester United and Crystal Palace. Their only significant change saw Kieran Trippier selected at right back ahead of Kyle Walker. "They will obviously have to deal with (Harry) Kane and what he is doing up top too, but behind him Alli will play a decisive role if the Blues allow him to". Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss rest of season with serious knee injury

We don't have Jones, we don't have Smalling. Mourinho confirmed ahead of the Chelsea game that Smalling and Jones would be ready to return by mid-May - or, in other words, ahead the closing few games of the season. Manchester United reach the semi-finals 3-2 on aggregate. "Of course, we'll recuperate nicely, but the best part about our squad is we've quality players all around in every position and individuals may come in and go out. Read More »

"See you in the Premiership" - Brighton fans react to classy Newcastle tweet

The Seagulls can win the title with a sixth straight win at Norwich on Friday. I knew we had a group of lads that were capable of doing it, but being capable of doing it and actually doing it are two different things. I think we've been great value this season. "We have to all take responsibility, we win together and we lose together". The French playmaker has been instrumental in the Seagulls' success this campaign, scoring 15 times and being named the Sky Bet Championship player of the ... Read More »

Isaiah Thomas rejoins Celtics, will play in Game 3

This Celtics team looked like the the Celtics of the regular season; the team that was the first seed in the Eastern Conference . "It was a shock when we got the call (Thursday) night", Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said . The Celtics still trail the Bulls, 2-1, in their best-of-seven series , with Game 4 coming Sunday in Chicago. Making the lead even more impressive was that Boston actually increased its lead with Thomas on the bench - something that rarely happens with the Celtics. Read More »

New Birmingham boss Redknapp: I took job after 10min meeting

However under former Italy worldwide Zola, the Birmingham suffered a dramatic slump in form that saw them manage just two wins in 22 matches. The 50-year-old Italian, who took charge in December following the controversial sacking of Gary Rowett, faced the media after the match to express his sorrow that he could not fulfil the club's expectations. Read More »

Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real again

Neuer told Bayern's official website : "Of course, I am sad that I will not be available to the team for the season finale". The hat trick made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals. "Cristiano answers on the pitch, and he scored three goals, five in two games, what else can I say?" Marcelo twice cleared off the line for Madrid and Jerome Boateng did the same for Bayern in a thrilling game, which was tilted in Madrid's favor by Arturo Vidal's dismissal for two ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Injury-hit Manchester United need Wayne Rooney


Giving his thoughts on the contest, Anderlecht boss Rene Weiler said: "I'm really happy with the way we played but obviously less happy with the result". "This kind of things make me trust the players". Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho during the press conference at the the club's training complex, in Manchester England Wednesday April 19, 2017. Read More »

Steve Hansen: Dylan Hartley would have been "an asset" to Lions


Hooker Hartley was one of the more notable omissions from the Lions squad announced on Wednesday and will instead lead England on their tour of Argentina in June. "This is certainly the best British and Irish Lions team we've seen come here for a long time". "Being culturally prepared for our tour of New Zealand is important to us and something we intend to embrace by sharing some of our team's cultures, whether it be in English, Welsh, Scottish or Irish", he said. Read More »

Gary Cahill: Chelsea defender taken to hospital with gastroenteritis


But cracks are starting to show. It will be interesting to see whether Conte implements a change to get his team back on track against a side who have scored 22 goals in their past seven games. Manager Mauricio Pochettino claimed before the match : "If there's a favourite, it's Chelsea ". "There is only one captain in Chelsea now and it is John Terry, if he plays or doesn't play", Conte said. Read More »

Scott's Live Preview Of The Blackhawks Playoff Game


The Blackhawks soon began to live up to their championship pedigree though, outshooting the Predators 23-9 over the final two periods. Ryan Ellis? He sent a rocket from the high slot past a screened Crawford - which was a lovely move by Viktor Arvidsson - to his high-glove side. Read More »

Canadiens 'excited' at win-or-go-home game vs Rangers


He did it all to give the Canadiens one of two opportunities they have to chase the Cup while superstar goaltender Carey Price is only taking up $6.5 million in salary cap space. "We all have his back in this dressing room; we all believe in him". For Montreal, a team built to win now, they were the kind of chances that could haunt long into the summer. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Dahntay Jones for playoffs


After all, he's won titles with two teams, snatched a road win in 25 consecutive series and takes a 40-17 record in first-round games into this series with the Pacers, a team he's battled in postseasons before. Iman Shumpert was the Cavs' leading scorer with 11 points. The Cavs are 0-6 this season when James does not play, with Cleveland's bench thus far unable to pull off the type of win that Atlanta's reserves did against the Cavs. Read More »

Juventus recorded a comprehensive 3-0 win over Barcelona


Dybala has now scored eight goals in his last games at home and has been heavily linked with a transfer to opponent Barcelona during the summer transfer window. Dybala and Messi have only played together once — in Argentina's 1-0 win over Uruguay in September when the former was sent off — and Dybala said they "haven't had a great relationship". Read More »

Jurgen Klopp reveals he could end his managerial career at Liverpool

Usually we don't talk about things like this. He's a fantastic goalkeeper, the goalkeeper of the English national team, but we have the highest quality goalkeepers. "We will see, I don't know in this moment". With five victories in their last seven games, Palace have climbed up to 15th in the league and are seven points clear of the drop zone. Read More »

Even Rockets' Mike D'Antoni compelled by Harden-Westbrook matchup

I just was very happy to have this guy on our team. Over the past three seasons, Harden has led the National Basketball Association in minutes played. "This time of year, because you're not in back-to-back situations, but you're going to play at the earliest every other day, there's more rest time in the playoffs", he said. Read More »

Anthony Johnson bids farewell to UFC fans in emotional Instagram post

Johnson had won the first round on all three judges' score-cards after opting to grapple with Cormier, although those tactics ultimately resulted in his demise shortly afterwards. According to oddsmakers at, Johnson is favored to win the rematch, as he is getting odds of -125 to win, while Cormier is listed with odds of -105 to win. Read More »

Riverina mum backs controversial 13 Reasons Why


Ms Douglas said research had shown that such exposure led to increased risk of suicide and suicide contagion. " National and global research clearly indicates the very real impact and risk to harmful suicide exposure leading to increased risk and possible suicide contagion". Read More »

Predators push Blackhawks to brink of elimination with comeback OT win

After the game, Werenski posted a photo of his face on social media, showing the gruesome swelling and discoloration caused by the puck when it rode up the shaft of rival Phil Kessel's stick and smacked him right under the eye. "That's a good team - they can sense the blood in the water", Tortorella said. "We've got to stay in the moment". Not to be outdone, captain Sidney Crosby has set up two goals in back-to-back contests after being held off the scoresheet in the series opener. Read More »

Spurs no longer the underdogs, says Chelsea's Conte

Pochettino heaped a little more pressure on Antonio Conte's men by claiming their wealth of experience makes them favourites on Saturday, but he was quick to remind the Blues his own group are on the verge of fulfilling their potential. "(But) we have to find a new captain, and this is another problem that I have to solve. Given that Chelsea play the latter, the Tottenham boss may well opt to match his opponents like-for-like. Read More »

John Terry says time right to leave Chelsea

In that time, Chelsea has grown into one of the world's top clubs and it is only right that John's contribution is recognized. "I feel I still have regular football in me but understand that opportunities here at Chelsea will be limited". Read More »

Blake Snell picks up the loss as Tampa Bay loses on Monday


Boston manager John Farrell also said he thought they would try for two. The former Chicago White Sox ace tossed seven innings and gave up just three hits on his way to his first win since his blockbuster trade to Boston . Ramirez singled home a run in the seventh. Chris Archer delivered 5 2/3 innings allowing a run on six hits while striking out five and walking two. Read More »

'We are in trouble' - Mourinho sounds the alarm after Ibrahimovic injury


United said in a statement on Saturday evening that both players would need to undergo "specialist opinions" before knowing the full extent of their injuries and how long the pair would be out for. Burnley gathered among their meagre haul of four away Premier League points at Old Trafford in October - with former United goalkeeper Tom Heaton in divine form during a 0-0 draw - and Dyche is anticipating another rough day because of his team. Read More »

Mourinho fears worst with Ibrahimovic, Rojo injuries


United prevailed courtesy of an extra-time strike by Marcus Rashford , which secured a 3-2 aggregate success, after Henrikh Mkhitaryan's opener was cancelled out by Sofiane Hanni. Paul Pogba played a pinpoint 40-metre pass along the ground to Rashford who, at the second attempt, found Mkhitaryan on the edge of the box and the Armenian midfielder drilled home his fifth goal in this season's Europa League . Read More »

Sharks need more desperation in Game 3 on Sunday

San Jose fought back from an early 2-0 deficit to win 3-2 in overtime. "We're here now and that's all the matters" Sharks Head Coach Peter DeBoer's words following his team's 3-2 victory in Edmonton rang true. Especially on the power play I felt like I threw some pucks away and lost some pucks that normally I make better plays on. The Oilers are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 22.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Once Jokingly Threatened To Kill NFL Network's Ian Rapoport


She says Lloyd's alleged knowledge of the romance may have played a role in his murder. During the press conference, Ward also spoke about the wrongful death lawsuit that she filed against Hernandez's estate prior to his death. NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP ) - A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. Read More »