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Molinari leads by a shot at Wells Fargo; Johnson makes cut


Reed recorded four birdies on the back nine, including consecutive birdies on 17 and 18 to give himself a one-shot lead over Jon Rahm, who chipped in for birdie on 18, and Alex Noren. The third round started nearly immediately after the end of the second in a bid to get the event back in track. "I've hit a couple of good chips this week, but it was good to get the other one behind me", he said. Read More »

Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning


We were kind of slow all game, and they're winning 2-0 up to last strike in the ninth inning. The time was 1:58 am. The teams combined for a major league-record 48 strikeouts in baseball's longest game of the season by innings, wrapping up in a tidy 6 hours, 5 minutes. Read More »

Celtic fans excited by unusual Brendan Rodgers line-up


Brendan Rodgers has said he's "staggered" and finds it "astonishing" that Aberdeen will receive more tickets than Celtic for the Scottish Cup final. "It's a hard one for the player because obviously he loves it here but he had the chance to go to a World Cup and not many players get the chance to do that". Read More »

What's Going on with Braden Holtby?

We've got a lot of guys on our roster that we can say that about. Consider this: The Capitals have lost eight of their previous nine playoff series against the Penguins, but bizarrely, they won the opening game times. "There's nothing we can do about Games 1 and 2, we're just focused on (Game) 3". Patric Hornqvist did not return after blocking a shot with his ankle late in the first period; Tom Kuhnhackl took one off his arm late in the game; and Ron Hainsey was drilled in the lead late in ... Read More »

Penguins get past Caps in Game 4

Doing it against a team with one of the league's most dominant players ( Evgeni Malkin ) and a hot goaltender (Marc-Andre Fleury) is even more hard. The Capitals received goals from Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nate Schmidt in the second period after falling behind 2-0 but couldn't consistently beat the brilliant Marc-Andre Fleury. Read More »

James scores 35 as Cavaliers finish sweep

Cleveland finished up the sweep today, cruising to a 109-102 win to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The president was prepared to go that route after he arrived in Toronto four years ago, but a late surge in 2014 squelched that idea. Read More »

'Gutted' Brown eyes Argentina tour after Lions snub

Commenting on Youngs' withdrawal, Lions coach Warren Gatland said: "We fully understand and respect Ben's decision to stay at home. This is a hard and important time for them and we send Ben, Tom and their family our heartfelt thoughts". " I wish them well and, like all rugby supporters in Britain and Ireland, hope they have a successful tour ". Youngs, who toured with the Lions in 2013, said: " We are a very close family and, as I am sure everyone can respect, time is now precious together ". Read More »

Sharapova: I'm way above Bouchard 'cheat' blast

After breaking when Sharapova served for the match , Kontaveit had the chance to level, but Sharapova stepped up her game once more and took her first match point with a thumping return. Bouchard commented on the return of the former world No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam champion prior to exiting in the first round of this week's Istanbul Cup. Read More »

Man United: Winger on must win game


There was a time when qualifying for the Champions League was even easier, basically you had to be the champion of your country or Europe to get in. The question is whether he was "bluffing", says Matt Dickinson of The Times , adding: "Against Arsene Wenger, of all dug-out foes, you would have thought him as likely to present his opponent with an expensive bottle of wine as take any chances". Read More »

Madrid are not looking at Barcelona - Casemiro

Real Madrid is tied with Barcelona for points, but Barca has a better goal differential (aka the difference between "goals for" and "goals against.") If Real Madrid loses or draws any of their remaining games, they'll practically hand the title over to Barca. Read More »

Bad start costs Ducks in Game 6 loss to Oilers

Will the Oilers be able to ride the wave of victory into Anaheim for game 7, after their first truly dominant performance of the series, or will the Ducks rebound and finally exorcise their game 7 demons? There's starting a game strong and then there's what the Edmonton Oilers did in Game 6 of the Western Conference Second Round against the Anaheim Ducks . Read More »

Indians hold on for 3-2 victory over Tigers

Ramirez gave the Indians a 2-0 lead with his big hit in the fourth, and he scored on a sacrifice fly by Jason Kipnis. Detroit was limited to six hits and three free passes with Victor Martinez and Jim Adduci driving in runs while Nicholas Castellanos and Tyler Collins scoring. Read More »

Rivers, Gordon should benefit from Chargers' draft picks


Lamp has always made sense as a ready-made replacement for T.J. Lang, but taking him in the first round probably doesn't add up after the Packers found a stop-gap option in Evans. "'I need to learn this playbook so I can catch a few balls and have some fun.' I feel like I'm pretty lucky having a quarterback who can get me the ball". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's form isn't down to me: Zinedine Zidane

I've prepared myself and things have turned out well, not just for me, but for the team, too. He opened the scoring on Tuesday after Atletico's defense failed to fully clear a cross into the area. The second goal of the match has created through the second half. The crosstown rivals are meeting for the fourth consecutive time in the top European club competition. Read More »

Abraham unsure of Chelsea future as loan comes to end


However, Abraham left the door open for a potential move back to Ashton Gate, where he has excelled this season, he said : " Bristol is always going to be in my heart now but I'm not too sure what I'm doing ". "I've heard a few bits, this and that, but I'm not too sure what I'm doing yet and I haven't spoken to Chelsea about next season". Chelsea want the youngster back at the club so they can tie him down a new long-term deal before sending him back out on loan. Read More »

Watford boxer Anthony Joshua to fight again in 2017, says Eddie Hearn

As long as Rob (McCracken, Joshua's trainer) thinks it is good I'm good to go". The 28-year-old is now prohibited from fighting professionally in the United Kingdom but he jokingly told boxing website britishboxers on Fridaythat he would make UKAD an "offer they can't refuse" ahead of the hearing. Read More »

Sanders defends Trump's praise of Australian healthcare system

Whether or not the president was confused about the aims of the AHCA or merely throwing Prime Minister Turnbull an insincere compliment , Sanders has remained adamant the bill will not pass the Senate. Trump also harped on how Obamacare is "dead" and "doesn't work", before eventually dismissing claims that the GOP bill would jeopardize coverage for people with pre-existing conditions . Read More »

History made clinching Western finals berth, Preds now rest

It was the second marker of the playoffs for Johansen, who took Viktor Arvidsson's feed in the slot, deked from forehand to backhand and beat Jake Allen for the biggest goal in Predators' history, giving the home side a 2-1 advantage. Finally in the third period Defensemen Ryan Ellis came in with his fourth goal of the playoffs and put the Predators on the board with one point, taking advantage of a power play opportunity. Read More »

Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino


Adem Ljajic handed the visitors the lead after 52 minutes, before Gonzalo Higuain rescued the league leaders with the equaliser in stoppage time. "It's a point that brings us closer to the championship", Allegri, whose side also have the Coppa Italia final to look forward to, continued. Read More »

Brilliant Marcus Rashford free-kick gets Manchester United in front


However, in the 66th minute of play, Rashford who scored the dramatic extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the previous round, blasted a free-kick past Sergio Alvarez. "Because of their situation in La Liga, a comfortable situation, they managed to think just about the Europa League , to rest players, to be in the maximum condition". Read More »

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

Said Mets manager Terry Collins: "Pretty tough situation to put him in, but it's what we had to do". Mets: An MRI showed no ligament damage for SS Asdrubal Cabrera . Seager's HR in 8th propels Mariners past Rangers SEATTLE - Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Sunday. Read More »

Gary Neville slams two Man United stars after Arsenal defeat


If they do win the Europa League, then I think Mourinho has had a brilliant season. Neville admitted that United were not good enough to capitalise on rival teams dropping points in the race to qualify for the Champions League. When I played for United against Arsenal, I always thought I was going into a situation that was totally out of my comfort zone. Some of the players he rested conserved energy and the ones who came back from injury have got some playing time under their belts, which ... Read More »

Pedroia Injured as Red Sox Fall 2-0 to Baltimore


But I think if you look at the attack plan at our right-handed pitchers, there's an area in above the hands that you're trying to go to. Boston, meanwhile, went just 1-for-16 with runners in scoring position in the first two games, something that caused a lot of problems. Read More »

Five-star Adil Rashid strikes as England rout Ireland

Ireland particularly struggled with the leg spin of Adil Rashid, who took 5-27, as well as the part-time off-break of Joe Root . "I'd love to have their headaches!" said Ireland's captain, Will Porterfield . They were energetic in the field but unfortunately lack bowling depth beyond Tim Murtagh, who used his experience of Lord's from 10 years as a Middlesex player to keep England in check, especially in an initial spell of 1-16 off his opening six overs. Read More »

Celtics Downed by Wizards in Game 4 to Even Series

Isaiah Thomas' mouth is bearing the brunt of the physical playoff series between the Celtics and Wizards . If Olynyk isn't knocking down three-point shots (0-for-4), he's a major liability. This time the Celtics' season-long drought in the Verizon Center hit bottom a little more than halfway through the game. "Especially in that third quarter, I may have hit the ground five or six times". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Post Historically Slim Winning Margin in 4-Game Sweep

With 33 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks, James guided the Cavs into the next round. Lance Stephenson scored 22 points and Paul George added 15 but missed a late 3-pointer that could have forced overtime. First of all, as Feldman also noted, in the history of the NBA Playoffs, 60 percent of the teams who have taken a 3-0 lead have swept. Not that this will make IN feel any better, but James just doesn't lose games IN the first round. Read More »

Celtic rampant in record rout of Rangers


The veteran Gers striker, continuing as captain in the absence of injured Lee Wallace, scored the late consolation goal for the home side who suffered a Hoops humiliation on Saturday. "You need to judge me all the time". The latest report suggests that the Portuguese trainer is ready to wield the axe this summer and wants nearly a whole new group of players to work with in 2017-18. Read More »

New York Rangers: On the brink of elimination

NY blew a two-goal lead with under four minutes left in the game, causing the game to go into double overtime. Craig Anderson has given up 26 goals on 298 shots faced and Mike Condon has allowed one goal on 10 shots. Their.714 winning percentage in that category (5-2) ranks second only to Anaheim's.750 mark (3-1). Vesey's goal, which also had to be reviewed only to see that Anderson caught the puck after it had crossed the goal line, put the Rangers in front with less than 13 minutes left ... Read More »

Mets P Matt Harvey suspended for three games without pay

Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton slugged two home runs in the Marlins' 7-0 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday. Nick Wittgren and A.J. Ramos finished off the Mets in the eighth and ninth innings to end the Marlins' losing streak and secure the road shutout victory. Read More »

Oilers know Ducks will be on the hunt tonight


Adam Larsson scored his second goal of the third period with 4:40 to play, and the Edmonton Oilers blew a two-goal lead in a wild third period before beating the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Wednesday night in their second-round playoff series opener. Read More »

Jonas Blixt, Cameron Smith win Zurich Classic on 4th playoff hole


In earning his first PGA Tour victory at the age of 23, Smith became the third youngest Australian victor on the PGA Tour since 1970 when comprehensive records began. "I guess it would have felt a little bit different if Jonas had done it for my first win". At 23 years old, Smith may have other PGA Tour wins in his future. Read More »

Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado

The Os-Red Sox series also featured a resumption of the feud that began in Baltimore earlier in the season, when Manny Machado injured Boston's Dustin Pedroia on a hard slide. "We just didn't want to see it go any further". When asked about the feud, Machado said, "It's been over". After the game, Machado unleashed a profanity-laced rant in response to Sale's pitch , stating that he no longer has any respect for anyone in the Boston organization. Read More »

Lowry doubts he'll play Game 4 vs. Cavaliers


The Raptors lost the first two games of the series and would like to have their standout floor leader for a game that is considered a must-win affair. For the Spurs, it's never a good time to lose Parker, but his freak injury could further expose the team's inability to recover from large deficits. Read More »