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Nadal becomes first man to win same tournament 10 times Nadal becomes first man to win same tournament 10 times
- April 29, 2017

His 50 clay titles breaks the record he shared with Guillermo Vilas since April a year ago when he lifted his ninth trophy in Barcelona. "I feel lucky to keep playing tennis and being healthy all those years, in order to compete in one of the most attractive events of the year, without a doubt". (more...)
Mercedes gives team orders to Bottas Mercedes gives team orders to Bottas
- April 29, 2017

The two Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo also showcased good pace in the starting laps . Bottas made a clean start but Hamilton was beaten for pace by Vettel, who overtook him heading into the first corner. Vettel completed the 57 laps of the 5.4-kilometer (3.4-mile) track in 1 hour, 33 minutes, 53 seconds, for his third win in Bahrain after success with Red Bull in 2012 and 2013. (more...)
Albert defeats Cilic, advances to Monte-Carlo semis Albert defeats Cilic, advances to Monte-Carlo semis
- April 29, 2017

It adds to this early season of frustration for the Scot, who has an uninspiring win-loss record of 4-3 across the one grand-slam and two Masters tournaments that he has played this year. But the 29-year-old Spaniard hit back to win the the second set by the same score. "Australia was five sets". Nadal's next match could be tough, too. (more...)
Raptors vs. Bucks 2017, Game 6 live stream Raptors vs. Bucks 2017, Game 6 live stream
- April 28, 2017

They followed that up by making 57.7 percent from the charity stripe (15-of-26) during a 118-93 loss in Game 5 on Monday. So the Spurs will be driven to get their elusive first victory in Memphis this season. Now in Game 6 on Friday, they have a chance to move on despite Milwaukee playing them tough in the opening games. The last three games have been won by the team that has set an early tone. (more...)
Cavs coach hosting TV party to watch Bucks-Raptors series Cavs coach hosting TV party to watch Bucks-Raptors series
- April 28, 2017

So next [series] he might play 48 minutes". It was also mentioned that during the regular season, he topped everyone in the league with his 37.8 minutes each night. The Washington Wizards are expected to win in six games versus the Atlanta Hawks for a final tally of 4-2, if the prediction bears out. LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers sweep their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory on Sunday. (more...)
Eighth-grader with rare brain cancer to announce Ravens' first-round pick Eighth-grader with rare brain cancer to announce Ravens' first-round pick
- April 28, 2017

Onwuanible got the news when coach John Harbaugh appeared in a prerecorded video message during an assembly at McDonogh School outside Baltimore. The wish reveal was extra special, including appearances from the Ravens cheerleaders and Poe. (more...)
Joey Barton appears at FA hearing over betting charges Joey Barton appears at FA hearing over betting charges
- April 28, 2017

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly planning a huge £250m summer spending spree - here's how they could line up next season. "Nothing has changed - he's focussed on the job in hand, he's delivering performances, any other information will be in the summer and only if it's an appropriate situation for all parties". (more...)
Boston's Youth Made Impact in Playoffs
- April 27, 2017

Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in the first overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games. Morrow, who had not played a game since February, was inserted into the lineup after the injury bug hit his fellow defensemen and he proved he is ready for full-time National Hockey League duty. (more...)
Zibanejad's OT goal lifts Rangers past Canadiens 3-2 Zibanejad's OT goal lifts Rangers past Canadiens 3-2
- April 27, 2017

Price was not injured when he was bowled over as Nash took the puck hard to the net in the first period, and it was immediately compared by some to an incident in the opening game of the 2014 conference final when New York's Chris Kreider took the all-star goalie out of the series in a skates-first crash. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele sinks Bayern Munich and takes Borussia Dortmund through to final
- April 27, 2017

With the notable exception of injured goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, the home side had their full complement of stars as they sought to keep hopes of a league and cup double intact. Rumours say there is a hefty debate within the club as to whether Ancelotti is the best man to take Bayern forward especially as they intend to concentrate more on developing youngsters. (more...)
Misbah smashes sixes as Pakistan beats West Indies by seven wickets Misbah smashes sixes as Pakistan beats West Indies by seven wickets
- April 26, 2017

He faced 138 balls yesterday, stroking five boundaries and a six, before he was caught off Shannon Gabriel's bowling for 58. Misbah took out his frustrations on the ball, and Bishoo, taking a look at one of the leg-spinner's deliveries before belting the next two over the rope to bring a short, yet unusual, chase to a brutal close. (more...)
Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets
- April 26, 2017

Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni opted to go with Hack-a-Roberson up three with just over four minutes to play, and the strategy worked as he went 2-of-8 from the charity stripe. Five Rockets players reached double figures in scoring. When the Oklahoma City season ends, Andre Roberson becomes restricted free agent. In the eight he didn't play, the Thunder was a minus-18 and got run off the court. (more...)
Alli's pride at being named PFA Young Footballer of the Year
- April 26, 2017

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante and Spurs midfielder Dele Alli have scooped the PFA's top two awards of the season. Kante topped a short list that included Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez, and Romelu Lukaku, but was he deserving of his award? The PFA Player of the Year award given to the player who is adjudged to have been the best of the year in English football, which is voted for by his fellow peers. (more...)
DeMarcus Ware signs one-day contract, retires as a Dallas Cowboy DeMarcus Ware signs one-day contract, retires as a Dallas Cowboy
- April 26, 2017

Dallas drafted Ware in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Troy. Ware and Jones both told old stories about ex-coach Bill Parcells being a bully, about Ware playing hurt in a 2009 game at New Orleans serving as an organizational inspiration, about Ware's fine qualities as a person. (more...)
Nastase will be the 'bad boy' if he says more about Williams
- April 26, 2017

The star is surely enjoying her pregnancy as much as possible and wants to share her happiness with her Instagram followers. Serena Williams on Monday called the alleged comments about her unborn child, made by former world number one, Ilie Nastase, "racist", and applauded the International Tennis Federation for launching a probe into the remarks. (more...)
Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks
- April 25, 2017

That island, of course, is part of a state, and the president's travel ban applies to it as much as the rest of the country. Several courts in the mainland United States have come to the same conclusion: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California , the U.S. (more...)
Aaron Ramsey reacts to Arsenal's FA cup win over Manchester City Aaron Ramsey reacts to Arsenal's FA cup win over Manchester City
- April 24, 2017

But there were strikes from Nacho Monreal (71st minute) and Alexis Sanchez (101 minute) for a famous victory for Arsenal . According to SAP, City dominated possession (65 per cent) and created more chances (15 to Arsenal's seven), yet were undone by a set-piece that led to Arsenal's victor. (more...)
Cub Swanson Calls For Next Featherweight Title Shot Cub Swanson Calls For Next Featherweight Title Shot
- April 24, 2017

In one of the most incredible fights of a year ago, he overcame Doo Ho Choi at UFC 206 in a brutal, enthralling contest but told Sportsmail he recovered quickly and the body is finely-tuned once again. Lobov said he hoped to get into a slugfest, and most of the bout was spent standing with the two kicking and punching in the center of the cage. Given that Swanson and Lobov are top of the bill in Nashville, their contest will be fought over five rounds. (more...)
Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run
- April 24, 2017

In all honesty, I'll jump for joy when Alonso actually finishes an F1 race this year. Alonso is scheduled to arrive at Barber Motorsports Park ahead of Sunday's Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Alonso will be on hand for the IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama. "This obviously is not how I had hoped this would play-out, but I've done everything there was to do since surgery last Tuesday with good results", Hildebrand, 29, said in a statement. (more...)
Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide
- April 24, 2017

Pedroia, a four-time All-Star, left after hurting his knee. The injuries occurred when he was spiked by Manny Machado on Friday night. "There's been a number of times we've expanded the zone", Boston manager John Farrell said. CINCINNATI - Anthony Rizzo tied it with a two-out, three-run homer in the ninth, and Kris Bryant hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, rallying the Chicago Cubs past the Cincinnati Reds. (more...)
Hawks dominate Wizards in game three victory
- April 24, 2017

The Hawks looked disheveled and disorganized in Washington during the first two games, and struggled on both ends of the court. "That's how I look at it". You've got to be committed to stopping him and keeping him away from the basket in transition. "I guess if that's MMA, then what we do next might be double MMA". (more...)
Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3
- April 24, 2017

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Thomas was "feeling better " after travelling to Washington state to connect with family after playing in the first two games of the series . The game will also be streamed online, via WatchESPN , free with a cable subscription. Boston hit 17 of 37 3s. Wade helped pick up some of the slack, leading all Bulls with 18 points in Game 3. (more...)
Heung-Min Son Plays - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Chelsea Confirmed
- April 23, 2017

Son Heung-min is the joint-top scorer in the FA Cup this season with six goals. Tottenham, on the other hand, named nearly their strongest line up as Mauricio Pochettino looks to maintain their incredible recent momentum, with only Kyle Walker missing from their first-choice XI. (more...)
Maria Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says Agnieszka Radwanska Maria Sharapova should not get French Open wildcard, says Agnieszka Radwanska
- April 23, 2017

Whether she receives a wildcard for Roland Garros will be revealed just a week before qualifying begins for the clay court Major. French Tennis Federation (FTF) president Bernard Giudicelli said last month they faced a moral dilemma and hinted he was against it. (more...)
NFL Schedule: Ranking the 5 Best Weeks of the 2017 Season NFL Schedule: Ranking the 5 Best Weeks of the 2017 Season
- April 22, 2017

Key questions for Raiders fans include finding out when they'll play the world champion New England Patriots in Mexico City, and when will they play their first game in Los Angeles since 1994? It's 141 days until we kick off the season with Alex Smith in primetime. (more...)
World number one Murray crashes out of Monte Carlo
- April 22, 2017

Seeded first and fourth respectively, Murray and Nadal enjoyed first-round byes in Monte Carlo , entering the draw in round two on Wednesday. "It's a completely different match-up and I'll need to be ready for a big fight because he doesn't give anything for free". (more...)
Reigning world champion Selby races into second round
- April 21, 2017

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan hits out at World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn, accusing the governing body of bullying tactics. "He has a great attitude towards the game, he's a hard worker who keeps his feet on the ground, and I think he's driven by the fear of losing". (more...)
Antonio Conte says Chelsea are six wins from the Premier League title Antonio Conte says Chelsea are six wins from the Premier League title
- April 21, 2017

City's last lingering hopes of the title were ended on Wednesday with a 2-1 defeat at leaders Chelsea. He said: "They won't with eight or nine players - they will play with 11, like us". 'We have to be honest with ourselves, we were not good enough to compete for the Premier League'. However, we were keenly efficient with the chances created, while the visitors were mostly wasteful. (more...)
Iniesta focused on defeating Madrid to LaLiga after Champions League leave Iniesta focused on defeating Madrid to LaLiga after Champions League leave
- April 21, 2017

Real Madrid , Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Monaco will learn their fate as the semifinal round pairings are determined, with a two-legged matchup the only hurdle left to clear before the final of Europe's most prestigious competition. While an Kylian Mbappe classic helped the French club securing thumping 3-1 victory over Dortmund at home; Juventus held on their first-leg score preventing the spanish giants from a yet another comeback tale. (more...)
Giants' Posey struck in head by pitch, leaves game Giants' Posey struck in head by pitch, leaves game
- April 21, 2017

The Giants will likely to cautious with Posey, who has suffered a concussion in the past. But the Giants have gone to this state fair a few times. "Yeah, he seems fine". "That's what we wanted.to go out and get off to a good start and get things rolling in the right direction", Diamondbacks second baseman Brandon Drury said after contributing a.476 average to the club's hot start. (more...)
Giants schedule features another prime-time road opener vs. Cowboys Giants schedule features another prime-time road opener vs. Cowboys
- April 21, 2017

The home and away venues are also switched in 2017 from last time against both divisions. He read it off, and it has the 49ers hosting the Giants in Week 10 . In Week 9 and 10 they may have tough back to back games taking on the AFC's Kansas City Chiefs at home and then traveling to Atlanta to meet the Falcons the following week. (more...)
Cahill: Chelsea Still Aiming For Domestic Double
- April 21, 2017

According to Telegraph , skipper Cahill has spent the last two night at the hospital getting treatment for a mystery illness and is a major doubt for the Spurs clash. "We are talking about a team that has won a European competition, has a manager that won the league with Juventus in Italy". Title rivals Chelsea and Tottenham have four players each in this season's PFA Premier League Team of the Year, a tally matched by promoted Brighton in the Championship. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer: This Could Be Murder Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer: This Could Be Murder
- April 20, 2017

He says Hernandez would have been transferred to a mental health unit if there was any concern about his well-being. He was a productive tight end for the Patriots for three seasons, catching 79 passes for 910 yards and seven touchdowns in his second year to help the team reach the Super Bowl. (more...)
Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners
- April 19, 2017

Switzer's race was immortalized in photos of then race director Jock Semple taking to the course in an attempt to take her bib number away and stop her from running , noted the Boston Globe . "It's going to be great", she told NESN. On Monday, Switzer hit the pavement wearing the same racing bib she wore during her 1967 run: 261. "It wasn't until a race official attacked me during the run did I become determined to finish and speak out on behalf of all women". (more...)
UFC 210 Ended With A Couple Surprises
- April 19, 2017

Johnson started off strong in the first round as he caught Cormier in what appeared to be a fatal knee to the nose. This fight went pretty much like Cormier's victory over the heavy-hitting Johnson at UFC 187 , only quicker. "I'm exhausted of getting punched for a living, I want to do something else". "It's not the way I wanted to win and I wanted to continue to fight". (more...)
Blue Jackets' Calvert to face hearing for hit on Kuhnhackl
- April 19, 2017

Jack Johnson and Josh Anderson also scored for the Blue Jackets , who were able to outlast the Penguins when they pushed back hard in the second and third periods and then got a short-handed goal from Jake Guenztel with 27 seconds left in the game. (more...)
Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners
- April 19, 2017

Switzer's race was immortalized in photos of then race director Jock Semple taking to the course in an attempt to take her bib number away and stop her from running , noted the Boston Globe . "It's going to be great", she told NESN. On Monday, Switzer hit the pavement wearing the same racing bib she wore during her 1967 run: 261. "It wasn't until a race official attacked me during the run did I become determined to finish and speak out on behalf of all women". (more...)
ME loses bid to host 2019 NCAA hockey regional
- April 19, 2017

U-M will also host the 2019 and 2022 NCAA women's gymnastics regionals, the 2020 men's gymnastics championship, the 2021 field hockey championship, the 2022 women's golf regional and the 2022 water polo championship. Penn State will host the National Collegiate Fencing Championships on March 25-28, 2021 in the Multi-Sport Facility. "This is an exciting day, not only for the City of Buffalo, but for Canisius, the MAAC and Niagara", Canisius Director of Athletics Bill Maher said. (more...)
Braves beat Padres 5-2 on opening night at new stadium
- April 19, 2017

The stadium has earned positive reviews from Braves players. And the home of the Braves! Weaver (0-1, 4.91 ERA) will be opposed by left-hander Jaime Garcia , who has a loss and a no-decision in two starts for the Braves after being acquired in a winter deal with St. (more...)
Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus
- April 19, 2017

Dybala hit two goals in the first half to give the Italians a comfortable lead heading into next week's quarter-final second leg at the Nou Camp. But I take responsibility for this. Messi had an effort ruled out for offside on the half-hour. According to Mundo Deportivo , Barcelona's flight back from Turin was "like a funeral", while Lionel Messiwas said to be "enraged" with his team's lack of defensive consistency following another disappointing defeat. (more...)

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