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Aroldis Chapman likely out a month with shoulder issue


The Yankees also recalled right-hander Chad Green from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre prior to Sunday's doubleheader. Chapman had a MRI on Saturday, a day after getting just two outs and giving up a run in the ninth inning of a 5-1 loss to Houston. Read More »

UFC women's strawweight title: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs


Jedrzejczyk could've been mistaken for a matador teasing a bull for the way she was forcing Andrade to leap in with reckless abandon and moving out of danger easily. "I don't know. I don't want to talk about it". He hits very heavy and he's short so he's hard to take down. "I know I can win against anyone in this division". Read More »

NASCAR driver Aric Almirola injured in devastating crash Saturday night


He was immediately air-lifted to the University of Kansas Medical Center for observation. Almirola, Joey Logano and Danica Patrick were the trio involved in the accident that necessitated a 27-minute red flag late in the race. "Then he said it was a failure of some sort which didn't make me feel better". I definitely had a feeling it was the 22 and I am sure that the doctors in the medical center checking my neurological abilities are glad to know I was right that it was Joey. Read More »

Spurs chairman bids fond farewell to White Hart Lane

He is the only Spurs player with more than two key passes per 90 minutes, of players with at least 1000 minutes played, according to After the game, a closing ceremony displayed a video of the story of White Hart Lane and 48 club legends were paraded on the pitch under a rainbow and confetti as the club said an emotional goodbye to their home. Read More »

Manchester United focused on Europa vision

But when you look back on it and analyse it, I think it'll confirm what I've thought about my team all season. "We have to remember that we scored three goals ". Mourinho will want to keep his best players match fit while also being wary of injuries. I don't think we can finish seventh and I don't think we can finish fourth. Read More »

Chelsea beat Middlesbrough, one win away from EPL title

Chelsea have been warned West Brom will be no pushovers when they head to The Hawthorns for a prospective title party. "It's a good season and we want it to become a great season and then a fantastic season", Contest said . "We are still doing the right things, there is no complacency". I must be pleased for the performance, for the commitment, for the desire, for the will of my players. Read More »

Bedene into Budapest final, Murray out in Barcelona SFs

There never looked any doubt that he would repeat the feat in Barcelona on the court that bears his name, and he duly romped to a 6-4 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final. "He's the No. 1 (player) in the world, so you have to find something in between playing aggressive and not making mistakes", Thiem said. The Scot faced a real battle to hold serve in the first game of the second set, but did so as it went with serve, albeit Thiem's holds were far more routine than his opponent's. Read More »

Mourinho: Romero will start Europa League final


The closing stages of United's semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo, a 1-1 draw that sent the Red Devils through 2-1 on aggregate, saw both sides reduced to 10 men following a heated clash, with Bailly dismissed for raising his hand to John Guidetti and Facundo Roncaglia for retaliating. Read More »

Tottenham a bigger draw to world-class talent than Arsenal, admits Ian Wright

In a weekend where both Manchester teams dropped points, this defeat will sting just that bit more for Arsene Wenger and his men. They needed to win to keep their title chances alive. Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech leaves the field at the end of the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane in London, on April 30, 2017 . Read More »

Palestinians seek Pizza Hut boycott for mocking hunger strike


Palestinians called for a boycott of Pizza Hut on Tuesday after the company's franchise in Israel was accused of mocking hunger-striking prisoners. Though in some cases Israeli prison authorities agreed to negotiate with prisoners on improving conditions, they more often than not respond by placing the prisoners in solitary confinement, transferring them between prisons and blocking family visits. Read More »

Saracens: Mark McCall says double European champions can get even better


They become only the fourth club in history to successfully defend Europe's premier competition while victory sees them extend their unbeaten run in the tournament to 18 games. Farrell and Parra traded penalties before Alex Goode received a pass from Farrell and went over from close range. "It was a joy to be on the field with the rest of the team". Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in straight sets to reach Madrid final


Nadal is now on an unbeaten run of 14 matches and is looking to win his fifth title here at Madrid while Thiem is looking to win his second title of the year. "It was an important match for me". But Thiem has beaten the "King of Clay" on the red surface in Argentina a year ago and he continued his promising form against Cuevas. Read More »

Premier League permutations: Chelsea to clinch title? Hull to drop?


Currently Liverpool have 70 points from 36 games so could potentially finish on 76 points whilst Arsenal have 66 points and a game in hand so could reach 75 points. Arsenal , three points below City in fifth place after yesterday's 2-0 win at Southampton, and Manchester United , a point further back in sixth, are both reliant on their rivals dropping points. Read More »

Holmes, Stanley lead Players, Garcia four back

After a slow start Saturday, bogeying three of his first four holes, Stanley settled into his round and hit 13 of 14 fairways en route to an even-par 72 to remain tied for the lead with J.B. But the front produced wind that sent the scoring average up almost a full stroke from the second round to 74.037, and it also will result in a turn from southwest wind to northeast for the final round, which will give players a breeze normally associated with the former March date. Read More »

Neal's goal gives Predators OT win over Ducks


Andrew Cogliano and Nick Ritchie scored the goals to back a 23-save effort from John Gibson (7-3, 2.80 GAA, .908 SV%). Gibson was great in Game 7 but was pulled after allowing three soft goals in the first period of Game 6. The goal was the veteran forward's third in four games. Josi is expecting the Ducks to come at them in the same manner the Blues did last round. Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg , center, celebrates his goal against the Anaheim Ducks with teammates Matt Irwin, ... Read More »

Frankie Edgar Breezes Past Yair Rodriguez With Doctor Stoppage


Rodriguez lands a knee in the clinch and disengages. Edgar continued his assault with a big takedown against the cage before he began hammering away at Rodriguez from the top with punches and elbows from inside the guard. He stays calm though and despite Rodriguez trying to change things up with the kneebar, Edgar is eventually able to break free, starts landing punches to Rodriguez's swollen eye and then takes full mount. Read More »

Avery Bradley 'did it all' for Celtics in Game 5 victory

While both teams strut at home but stagger on the road, the postseason has favored the road warriors. Golden State and Cleveland combined to deliver 4 of those 10 losses. John Wall was held to 21 points and 4 assists for the Wizards . There were so many heroes in Game 5 for the Celtics. -The Wizards have yet to win a playoff game in Boston since 1982. Read More »

3 key tactics for Liverpool to beat West Ham


This last weekend was a great one for Arsenal for a change, and after beating Man United and Liverpool's draw with Southampton, we are still in with a chance of making the Top Four. "We play in this semi-final to come into the final". "It's a little bit another muscle which he feels". Exposed centre-backs. Expect West Ham to sit deep and soak up pressure, and if Liverpool resort to swinging aimless passes into the area, the back three will mop them up all day. Read More »

That's the Tooth: Celtics guard Thomas has more dental work


But nobody could stop Beal, and nobody could come close to containing Wall. Games 3 and 4 marked the first time in his National Basketball Association career that he fell short of 20 points back to back. To the contrary, they will be in position to beat Washington if the players who surround Thomas can carry their weight at the offensive end while he puts on his nightly scoring show. Read More »