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Blackhawks, Jackets looking to stay alive

He had four goals, including two in Game 5, and finished the series with a plus-5. "As much as you want to hit them I don't think, well, obviously it's not working", said Hartnell, via the Columbus Dispatch . Blue Jackets C Lukas Sedlak returned after missing the previous eight games with an upper-body injury. In a game that saw the Pittsburgh Penguins race out to a 3-0 lead, all seemed loss. Read More »

Sunrisers Hyderabad beats Delhi Daredevils by 15 runs in IPL

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At the other end, Dhawan focused on collecting singles while putting away the odd delivery to the boundary. At the halfway mark, Hyderabad reached 80 for one. Warner was the first of Morris' four wickets, with the South African getting a short ball to rise up a little more than the SRH captain expected, with it inducing a leading edge, which was safely pouched by Amit Mishra. Read More »

Twitter hails Herrera and Mourinho after Manchester United beat Chelsea

He said: "The pressure is normal. I had the feeling before this match, but now I'm totally convinced, that with 11 players at Stamford Bridge we would be playing against Tottenham at Wembley this weekend". " Chelsea are the best counter-attacking team in the country and we controlled them very well. I think we can be very happy". "The first reason is, with Liverpool and Manchester City's victories, if we don't win today, goodbye Premier League (top four)". Read More »

My Future Will Not Affect Players - Arsene Wenger

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However, supporters led chants of " You're not fit to wear the shirt " and "Wenger out" as Arsenal's players were given the run-around by Sam Allardyce's men. I've managed over 1,100 games for Arsenal and we're not used to that. We have to respond. "It's been Arsenal for the past 10, 15 years, year in, year out", Carragher said on Sky Sports . Read More »

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia leaves with apparent knee injury

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The Boston Red Sox have activated outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr . from the disabled list and placed utility player Brock Holt on the 10-day DL with vertigo. After that, Bundy sort of just settled into a groove. When he's out of the lineup , the Orioles are missing their top on-base man from last season (.382 OBP). Read More »

Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur to enter FA Cup final

Tottenham have now lost a record seven successive FA Cup semi-finals, while Chelsea have reached their seventh final since 2000 - more than any other team this century. But with which teams? It is normal to win titles with Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, maybe Juventus, Porto in Portugal. Look at Barcelona with Pep [Guardiola], with Tito Vilanova, with [Frank] Rijkaard, with Luis Enrique. Read More »

Mane to miss rest of season

The manager decided [to put me on the bench] because I was not 100 per cent". However, the former Borussia Dortmund manager brought Firmino and Coutinho on at the break and the Brazilian worldwide duo changed the game. "The second one was one of the best I've ever seen, Save of the Day, Month, Year". "Sadio will, we're pretty sure, need surgery". The Brazil global was substituted midway through the second half at Anfield after vomiting at half-time and has not yet returned to training. Read More »

Los Angeles Clippers: 5 Takeaways From Game 1 Vs. Jazz

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For the Clippers it was yet another disappointment for a team who has struggled (to say the least) during playoff time. Gobert's secondary action off his screen went awry after he banged knees with Clippers forward, Luc Mbah a Moute . As of Sunday morning, the severity of the injury is unknown. The Jazz ended up posting a net rating of plus-8.1 with Gobert on the floor compared to minus-2.9 with the Frenchman on the bench. Read More »

West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI

Speaking from Karachi Younis said: "People are calling me and asking me not to make any announcement to leave but now is the time". Echoing Zaheer's words, former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Sallahuddin Sallu admitted that Misbah called it quit at the right moment before insisting that the most successful captain of our history truly deserves a rousing send-off. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: Ranking the 15 best draft sleepers since 2010

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This year, he expects 10 or 11 running backs to be off the board by the end of Round 3. (Christian) McCaffrey, ( Dalvin) Cook , (Alvin) Kamara, ( Joe) Mixon are all kind of today's National Football League backs. But to me, they'll all three-down backs. The battlefield for this week's ESPN-on-ESPN skirmish is NFL Draft exams. "Right now, there's no agreement between Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders, and the real deadline here - they hoped to have it done by yesterday when offseason ... Read More »

Stephen Curry: 'I Want to Try to Redeem Myself'

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With so much talent on one team and the odds so heavily in their favor, it begs the question-can anyone beat the Warriors in the 2017 playoffs? In the regular season, Golden State beat up the Blazers and the Clippers. The former NBA MVP called his past time "embarrassing", but it fits in with how Curry is. The Chef makes a ton of sense here, the playoffs can be a completely different animal than the regular season. Read More »

Bulls Rajon Rondo ruled out indefinitely with fractured thumb

What Hoiberg would detail was that the injury occurred in the third quarter of Game 2 , but that Rondo continued to play through it in that Bulls win, thinking it was just jammed or a mild sprain. "Everybody is going to have to be ready to pick up for what Rondo gives us", Hoiberg said . The Celtics' 26-year old point guard/shooting guard, mentioned in the interview that his teammates' lack of energy has been obvious on Tuesday night's game. Read More »

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

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The NBA Playoffs are in full swing and one of the closest first-round match-ups is taking place between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers now lead the series 2-1 heading into tomorrow's game 4 in Salt Lake City. Griffin has missed 70 games over the past two seasons (including playoffs) and his future with the Clippers is in limbo as he owns an early termination option in his contract. Read More »

Dybala thanks Allegri for aiding his development

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Paulo Dybala has praised Massimiliano Allegri for the role he played in his development after extending his stay at Juventus . Buffon said after the Barcelona match that Dybala is among the best three players in the world. "I respect him", Dybala said. And the Barca manager, who is set to leave the club this summer as he needs a "rest", per Ed Aarons for the Guardian , made it clear that he is to blame. Read More »

Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro

US President Donald Trump has not said much publicly about the crisis in Venezuela. The mayor of the municipality of Chacao, in Caracas, said that the hospitals in his jurisdiction were taking care of 57 people "from the demonstration", who unsuccessfully tried to reach the Ombudsman's Office in the center of the Venezuelan capital. Read More »

New Zealand boss Hansen begins pre-Lions tour mind games

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Brian O'Driscoll believes Warren Gatland made the right decision in leaving Dylan Hartley out of his British and Irish Lions squad. Head coach Warren Gatland and his assistants named a 41-man squad assigned with the unenviable task of beating the back-to-back World Cup winners in their own backyard - a feat that hasn't been achieved since South Africa got one over the All Blacks in Hamilton nearly eight years ago. Read More »

F1: Lewis Hamilton takes China GP

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With Vettel changing for dry tyres, the advantage lay with him. Vettel sprung something of a surprise when he won last month's season opener in Australia and despite racing on a vastly different layout in much cooler weather, there was little to choose between the pair for the second weekend in a row. Read More »

Lyon vs. Besiktas delayed due to fan violence

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Keep up to date with ALL the football news, gossip, transfers and goals on our page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary. Football was left scarred by another sickening night of violence as supporters fought in the stands and fans raced to the pitch for safety before Lyon's Europa League tie with Besiktas. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez found hanged in cell

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Attorneys for Lloyd's mother have placed an attachment on the house as part of their civil suit against Hernandez. There were no signs of a struggle and he was alone at the time . Baez had been helping Hernandez appeal his murder conviction, and as a result of his death before exhausting the legal process, that conviction will be voided. Read More »

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Primer: Harden vs Westbrook

Cleveland's slipshod defense could keep these games closer than they should be, though the Pacers have their own defensive shortcomings to navigate. Orchestrated by Mike D'Antoni, the Rockets surrounded Harden with some of the league's most lethal shooters after letting Dwight Howard walk in unrestricted free agency last summer. Read More »

Tottenham continues impressive run with win over Watford

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Spurs remain reliant on Chelsea dropping further points, which Pochettino acknowledged, but the manager was again encouraged that they are giving the title favourites so small a margin for error. It was an assured start from Walter Mazzarri's side, but they should have fallen behind in the 19th minute when Janssen's combination of dwindling confidence and wretched luck came to their aid. Read More »

Thomas and top-seeded Celtics bounce back against Bulls

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Thomas left the team after Game 2 to mourn the loss of his younger sister, Chyna, who died in a auto accident last Saturday. It won the final two quarters, 60-46, nailing 17 of 37 three-point attempts for the game. It was just Thursday afternoon that the Bulls seemed in full control of this first-round series with the Celtics , not only due to their 2-0 lead at the time but also because of how that advantage had been achieved. Read More »

Spurs' season a success with or without trophy, says Mauricio Pochettino

Of course, Chelsea are the one that's looking for a double in the league and Cup glory, with Spurs determined to do their everything to avoid finishing second for the Blues in both competitions . "I just expect a really good match and we've created a bit more of a rivalry with Chelsea over the years so it will be an interesting game", the midfielder said. Read More »

Ugo Ehiogu: Former Aston Villa and West Brom defender dies aged 44

Tottenham's head of coaching and player development John McDermott who worked alongside Ehiogu said: "Words can not express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club". Spurs also added their thanks to the North Middlesex University Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield Hospital. He played more than 300 matches for Villa, including its FA Cup final loss to Chelsea in 2000. Read More »

Steely Juventus shut down Barca to kill off comeback hopes

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Dani Alves committed the only slip in Juventus" discipline when he was caught off the pitch at kickoff saying "hello' to his former teammates in Barcelona's dugout. The Italians visitors made sure there would be no more miracles at Camp Nou by displaying all the poise and experience that PSG had sorely lacked in the previous round. Read More »

Edmonton Oilers fans making noise in San Jose

The Sharks set the tone with a franchise-record 1-0 goal just 15 seconds in, with Joe Pavelski ending Cam Talbot's shutout streak at 120:15. On Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers won their first playoff game since June 17, 2006 - a stretch of futility that lasted 3,954 days. Read More »

Derby is 'real final' for City: Pep

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Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester City at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton , southern England on April 15, 2017 . Read More »

No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches CL semis

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So far the feeling is a bit odd, bittersweet, by the fact that there have been so many things lived here and then you have to come back as an adversary", Alves said. Which teams do you think will reach the Champions League final, and who do you think will win the competition? Now on their way to a record sixth consecutive Serie A title and a third successive league and Cup double, Juve can also target an unprecedented club treble - last achieved by an Italian club by Inter Milan under Jose ... Read More »

Hull, Swansea win to lift survival hopes, Boro sink deeper

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Niasse had been dismissed for a one-footed challenge, which caught the shin of Niang, the winger on loan from AC Milan. "We've been bad on the road but our home form puts us in a position where it's still in our hands and while that's the case, we've got massive belief in the manager ( Marco Silva )", he said. Read More »

Fitzpatrick fires All Blacks Lions warning

Twelve years ago as, if ailing memory serves, the only Scottish journalist attending the launch of a British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand, I had the rather unusual experience of being consoled by one colleague after another from England, Ireland and Wales following the announcement of Clive Woodward's ill-fated tour party. Read More »

Senators aim for more of same vs. Bruins

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Burrows should know. He was with Vancouver when the Bruins beat the Canucks to capture the 2011 Stanley Cup and saw firsthand how raucous Boston fans can get. "That's the NHL . In (a) matter of a few minutes, the tide changes", Boucher said. Now, despite the fact they've won the last two games and have regained home ice advantage in the series , Boucher and his captain both said the Senators need to improve their game to finish off the Bruins . Read More »

France win big on final day at world cycling championships

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The Kiwi team were beaten by rivals Australia at the track cycling world championships. Barker was buoyed by her gutsy ride in claiming points race gold, winning Britain's final medal of the week after opening the account with scratch race silver on Wednesday. Read More »