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Lanzini leaves Tottenham dreams of title in tatters


Eriksen fired simply large from variety late on, before Ashley Fletcher missed a late individually on the counter assault, but it ended 1-0 to West Ham , a Premier League-high seventh win by that scoreline this period. With respect to Poch and everything he's done for Tottenham this season, I don't think you'd find many Spurs fans who would agree with his assessment. Read More »

Josh Harrison was a good son and homered at his mom's command


For Thursday's game, the Pirates will be rolling out RHP Ivan Nova. Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer for Pittsburgh (12-15), his 28th career home run against the Reds and 18th at Great American Ball Park. "I don't know what's going to happen, but I know I'm going to show up to watch it". Blake Wood walked three and uncorked the run-scoring wild pitch in a sloppy inning for the Reds. Read More »

Real Madrid ease past Tony Adams' Granada

And Saul Niguez's victor 21 minutes from time ensured they now need just one more point from their final two games to guarantee third place in La Liga ahead of Sevilla and avoid a Champions League qualifier in August. "Any football fan should appreciate what Neymar does, sometimes it's more like ballet than football". We know there are players who feature less but you can sense we are never less than fully dedicated. Read More »

Marc Albrighton speaks out on Craig Shakespeare regime


The outgoing champions, who also hit the woodwork twice, moved up to ninth as Watford dropped to 15th following a fifth successive away defeat without scoring. We should have scored. Everybody is working together, there's a good spirit from the coach and the bench. The midfielder cashed in after Etienne Capoue failed to clear Danny Drinkwater's chipped cross after Albrighton's short corner. Read More »

Steven Adams and Oklahoma City Thunder on brink of playoff exit


Russell and Tramel went back and forth a few times before Westbrook finally said " next question " repeatedly. He went 10 for 28 on Sunday, including 5 for 17 in the second half. The Rockets have so many weapons . Trevor Ariza had 14. Taj Gibson scored 20 points and Andre Roberson and Victor Oladipo each added 12 for the Thunder, who shot 55 percent from the field. Read More »

Kelly Oubre Suspended For Game 4

Wizards foward Kelly Oubre will be suspended for Game 4 of the Wizards-Celtics second round series, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski . This necessitated a replacement at halftime during Game 3 of the series. So we're not really anxious about him or what they're doing. Washington will be without Oubre, who averaged 6.3 points and 20.3 minutes in the regular season. Read More »

Local racers react to Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s retirement announcement

As a fan of the sport, I hate to see Junior go. "So, if I'm missing on a Saturday night, she'll know where I'm at". I do have ambition to keep working. had a dood run. "I can understand why he's doing it", said Chris Laliberte, of Pembroke. According to Forbes , sponsorship on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s auto is worth approximately $1 million per race. Read More »

Canelo and GGG are ready for their close-up

Alvarez outclassed Chavez Jr. from the opening bell, winning every round on all three judges' score cards in running his record to 49-1-1. But the Alvarez-Golovkin matchup is too tempting, Atlas indicated. Alvarez is that top three fighter to those who take that into consideration and Chavez always that skeptical and talked about question of a fighter. Read More »

Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's rout of Palace

Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi, again from a free kick by De Bruyne , added late goals as Palace was swept aside, leaving the visitors still waiting secure their top-flight status for another season. Silva's chipped pass sought out the clever run of Sterling and when his lob was headed weakly away by Martin Kelly the lurking Silva drove a volley past Wayne Hennessey. Read More »

Fresh horses await Derby victor Always Dreaming in Preakness

Always Dreaming won the 143rd Kentucky Derby, pulling away in the final straight on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs in Louisville to claim the first jewel in USA flat racing's Triple Crown. The dark bay colt was hard to train in the days leading to the Derby, forcing Pletcher to adjust his equipment. "I don't think I'm a better trainer now than I was an hour ago", Pletcher said at the post-race news conference. Read More »

Man United's Daley Blind: 'We have one more game to play'

Mourinho queried after the match if his injury was related to having played 800 minutes of football during a relentlessly busy April schedule that included no fewer than nine games across all competitions. They should be up for this and in Aspas and Sisto they certainly have players capable of giving United something to think about. United has only won twice out of their previous 22 visits to Spain, according to ESPN FC , and that's a stat that has brought a smile to the face of Eduardo ... Read More »

Pogba, Jones, Smalling back for United's Celta clash


Once again thank you for the support. "I know that it is the only competition that Manchester United as a club have never won", the Portuguese said. "But this has global significance too, so it is the match all our followers want to see". "How do we win?" "A lot of our young players have more than 100 matches behind them in La Liga, so they are ready". Read More »

Braden Holtby: Braden Holtby turns Capitals around

Washington's comeback didn't quite have the drama as Saturday's first game as the Senators grabbed a 3-2 series lead on the Rangers with a 5-4 overtime victory in Ottawa. Pittsburgh will either need to figure out a way to find an advantage on the possession front or hope that Fleury continues to play his best hockey in decade. Read More »

Wenger: Arsenal could not afford Manchester United loss


Xhaka blasted a long-range strike that slammed into the back of United midfielder Ander Herrera, looping high in the air before dropping into the net just out of the reach of goalkeeper David de Gea . It was only the 26-year-old's second goal of another campaign blighted by injuries and, as when his goal helped to knock United out of the FA Cup two years ago, he snubbed the trend of only engaging in a muted celebration against old employers. Read More »

Wait over: Canelo, Triple G eager for September megafight

This might come as a surprise to fight fans who live in a boxing bubble, but Alvarez and Golovkin are not well-known names outside of boxing yet. "On my part that is what you're going to see". (Note to Oscar: See Ali-Frazier I, March 8, 1971.) He said a venue has yet to be selected, but that "there's interest all over the world", with feelers from the United Kingdom and Dubai, among other possible global destinations. Read More »

Minnesota Twins walk-off Boston Red Sox 4-3

Two days later, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw a 90 miles per hour pitch behind Machado's head, which led the Major League Baseball to issue Barnes a four-game suspension. They split the four-game series with the Orioles and beat Chicago in two of the three games but finished the homestand 4-5 after losing twice to NY. It also had an exit velocity of 119.4 miles per hour, which is downright A-Rodian. Read More »

LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors


The Raptors were dealt a blow in being without Kyle Lowry for the second straight game, after the All-Star point guard tweaked his ankle in the second half of Game 2. Others are keeping the faith for a better season the next time around. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be looking to close out the Raptors and move onto the next round after taking a commanding 3-0 series lead on Friday. Read More »

Everton fans not happy with Koeman as recent form worsens


The Tigers left the door open for Paul Clement's side after they were comfortably beaten by already-relegated Sunderland at the KCOM Stadium . Hull , who have beaten Swansea both times in the league this season, are now 17th in the table, two points above the Swans. Read More »

Real Madrid set season passing mark in build-up to James goal

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane is leaving Cristiano Ronaldo out of away games in order to keep his star man fresh for the fight for titles on all fronts. "We got the points again and we are very happy". "Over nine months if you play every game, sometimes you are empty by the end of the season". Villarreal also travel away with the second best defensive record in La Liga and will be a tough nut to crack, as they have shown in their recent win away to Atletico Madrid. Read More »

How to watch Arsenal vs Manchester United in EPL 2016-17


Arsenal manager Wenger has managed just one win over Mourinho, in the 2015 Community Shield, during his time at Chelsea and United in 16 previous meetings. They are one of three clubs to have claimed more Premier League points on their travels than at home this season, along with Manchester City and Crystal Palace (prior to the latest round of fixtures). Read More »

NHL Playoffs Roundup | Capitals survive on star power


Reigning Vezina Trophy victor Braden Holtby has been outplayed by counterpart Marc-Andre Fleury, with the former recording a 3.00 goals-against average and.867 save percentage in the series. He didn't rule out playing in Saturday's playoff game against Washington but added that it's not up to him. Despite the huge win, however, the Penguins still maintain a 3-2 advantage in the series. Read More »

Conte: Premier League Difficulty Weakens England's European Presence

With Hazard also back to his scintillating best, the Brazilian looks like an isolated figure on Chelsea's bench. With both Willian and Pedro fit, Antonio Conte has yet another selection headache. Chelsea now hold a four-point advantage over second-placed Tottenham Hotspur in the league with four games to play, while they have also booked a spot in the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. Read More »

AJ Allmendinger's auto flips over in Talladega crash


Allmendinger was running directly behind Elliott when he tapped Elliott's left-rear bumper, which turned the No. 24 vehicle sideways and left Allmendinger with no means to avoid further contact. "Get me the hell back over". "I barely tapped him (Elliott) and tried to get off him but by then it was too late", said Allmendinger "... "All the safety crew did a great job and got me back over real quick". Read More »

Spoelstra, D'Antoni share NBCA Coach of the Year award


The voting for this year's award illustrates the depth of coaching excellence in the National Basketball Association as 9 of the 30 Head Coaches received votes. The NBCA credited Spoelstra with the Heat's second-half turnaround, in which they went 30-11 in the final 41 games, including a 13-game win streak. Read More »

Monaco outclassed but Higuain warns Juve not there yet

Remarkably, no player in this season's Champions League has created as many chances as the marauding full-back, and it was his assists that made all the difference in Monaco . Gianluigi Buffon has won just about every title in his storied career, with the exception of the coveted Champions League. We needed to play very well, we needed to have the right mentality. Read More »

Sharks chairman addresses media after drug scandal


When questioned whether Keogh apologised, Mr Gorman paused briefly before stating he had "expressed great remorse that he let me down personally". Keogh is due to face Downing Centre Local Court on June 30 on a charge of drug possession. CCTV surfaced appearing to show the moment Keogh was stopped by police inside The Bells Hotel on Friday evening after a long lunch with friends but he refused to elaborate on events that followed. Read More »

Ducks fight back after missed chances to take Game 5


Ducks continue to win almost two-thirds of their face-offs against the Oilers, obviously a major concern because they have the puck more, but the Oilers have still managed to make every game close, whether it's a win or a loss. Game 6 is Sunday in Edmonton . The game ultimately went to double overtime and the Ducks got the OT game-winner from Corey Perry , his first goal of the playoffs. Read More »

Bottas wins in Russia for his first F1 victory


Bottas caught traffic ahead of the pitstops, allowing Vettel to cut the deficit to 2.5s before Mercedes called Bottas in at the end of lap 27 to swap ultra-softs for supersofts. It's going to be close between both of the Ferraris and both of the Mercedes drivers this year, so it will be exciting - but unfortunately a lot of times it will depend on what happens on the first lap. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez hands Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. one sided beating on PPV


It marked the Mexican star's seventh consecutive win since being defeated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. back in 2013. " Tonight I showed I could move, I could box, I showed as a fighter I can do all things ", said Alvarez. Alvarez earned a guarantee of $5 million, Chavez $3 million. "The reality to the Mexican and Latin American people, to show them that there are no limits". Read More »

Stenhouse scores 1st career Cup victory with last-lap pass

The second superspeedway race of the season brings a bit of a change-up in strategy after three of the last four races have been at short tracks . His teammate, Kyle Larson , who now leads the Cup standings, posted a career-high sixth-place finish here last fall. Read More »

Joshua hopes to fight Fury in 2018


He hailed Joshua for his humility, despite his success in boxing, and his undying spirit, coming off the canvas after he was knocked down by Klitschko in the sixth round to win by a Technical Knock Out in the 11th round of their pulsating fight. Read More »

Durant propels Warriors past Jazz

The 11-point final margin of victory is deceptive, because the Warriors needed every bit of Durant and Curry's heroics to secure this win. The sprawling forward shot over and around the Jazz on 15-for-26 shooting with an array of isolations and pick-and-rolls. Read More »