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Bennett curses latest finish in Giro d'Italia Bennett curses latest finish in Giro d'Italia
- May 13, 2018

The stage was a 159-km run from Pizzo Calabro near Vibo Valentia to Praia a Mare near Cosenza. "Being the first Irish stage victor since Stephen Roche in 1987 shows how hard it is to win a stage at the Giro d'Italia". "It was just me and (Italian rider Domenico) Pozzovivo attacking and we were stronger than them (Chaves and Yates).well I don't know if we were, maybe they were smarter but they deserved to win", said Bennett. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte remains coy on Morata future Chelsea boss Conte remains coy on Morata future
- May 13, 2018

But they weren't able to score one goal more than our opponent. This is football and to speak one day, you have always risk'. They were as poor as they have been all season, with many leaving their seats well before the end. But it's a pity because, also today, I saw a fantastic commitment from my players. "It's stupid if we think rotation was a problem". "Morata is Chelsea's player, he must be ready to play tomorrow and next season". (more...)
Mourinho positive on Ferguson Mourinho positive on Ferguson
- May 12, 2018

The former Manchester United manager wrote: "May I wish you a very special day on the occasion of your marriage". Mourinho's team are at West Ham United on Thursday night. "And not just football , society is not full of them". Now when his body says enough, the club and myself will want to keep the man. Marouane Fellaini will also be unavailable for the trip to the London Stadium with a muscular injury. (more...)
Swansea To Part Company With Carlos Carvalhal At End Of Season Swansea To Part Company With Carlos Carvalhal At End Of Season
- May 12, 2018

Southampton - who many humour as Liverpool's second team - need to avoid defeat against Manchester City to retain their English Premier League status for another season. Speaking to The Ref Show , the former Owls midfielder said of Carvalhal, who is now expected to be relieved of his duties after Sunday's season finale against Stoke: "He's had a tremendous start". (more...)
After nightmare in Boston, Ben Simmons ready for redemption After nightmare in Boston, Ben Simmons ready for redemption
- May 11, 2018

Embiid, who had talked plenty of trash throughout the series, missed the game-tying shot with 11 seconds remaining and had the rebound bounce off his leg, giving the Celtics possession and control of the game. Saric also came down with some highly contested rebounds, dished out four assists, and played reasonably strong defense against Al Horford for much of the night. (more...)
Gardner drives Yankees to win over Red Sox Gardner drives Yankees to win over Red Sox
- May 11, 2018

Only seven weeks into the season, we're exhausting our supply of superlatives for these Yankees , a sizzling club that needed just 19 days to wipe out a 7 1⁄2-game deficit and vault over the Red Sox into the top spot in the AL East . But he has hit 97 miles per hour and shown "phenomenal" secondary pitches. The leverage was never going to be higher than it was in that moment. And is seems every time Moreland's number gets called, he's furthering the case to keep his bat in the lineup at ... (more...)
IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Delhi Daredevils by 9 wickets
- May 11, 2018

To SRH's agony, he was trapped plumb in front by Harshal Patel, which brought Kane Williamson at the wicket . "We are very fortunate to have the bowlers that we have... The decision seemed to backfire as Jason Roy and Prithvi Shaw were dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan, which imparted pressure on them. However, young Pant carried on his fine form and smashed his first IPL hundred to swing the momentum back in favour of the hosts. (more...)
Johnny Manziel Issues Statement After Being Hospitalized Johnny Manziel Issues Statement After Being Hospitalized
- May 09, 2018

If Manziel is already out of the hospital, it doesn't appear he was in great danger. Manziel, 25, is attempting an NFL comeback after not playing in the league since 2015. We'll update you on Manziel as more details come in. He's now a free agent and playing in the new The Spring League. Johnny Manziel has worked very hard to get things in order in his life and he's now focusing on getting his professional football career back on track. (more...)
LSU, Cincinnati Granted Permission to Contact Ohio State Transfer Joe Burrow LSU, Cincinnati Granted Permission to Contact Ohio State Transfer Joe Burrow
- May 09, 2018

The move leaves the Buckeyes thin on experience at quarterback. Burrow had the best spring game of the quarterbacks , completed 15 of 22 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns. He broke his throwing hand just before the season past year, allowing Haskins to leap over him as the No. 2 quarterback. Although the Ohio State QB job became available following the graduation of J.T. (more...)
Saints running back Mark Ingram suspended four games for PEDs Saints running back Mark Ingram suspended four games for PEDs
- May 09, 2018

Ingram and his representatives at VIP Sports Management have not commented on the test results or whether Ingram will appeal. Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy victor from Alabama, has been terrific in the pros, averaging 1,359 total yards and nine touchdowns over the last four seasons (2014-17). (more...)
Etheridge helps Cardiff gain Premier League promotion Etheridge helps Cardiff gain Premier League promotion
- May 08, 2018

His only appearance for Fulham came in a UEFA Europa League match against Danish side Odense Boldklub in December 2011. By 2015, he landed a contract with Charlton Athletic, but later got released. "It's been an emotional roller-coaster for me", Etheridge said . While Cardiff failed to beat the relegation-threatened Reading at the Municipality Stadium, Cardiff's promotion to the Premier League was never in peril, as Fulham's opponents Birmingham City scored twice in the first half ... (more...)
French Media Reports Liverpool Move Towards Big Money Summer Signing French Media Reports Liverpool Move Towards Big Money Summer Signing
- May 08, 2018

A graduate of Lyon's esteemed academy, the hometown boy is enjoying his most prolific season to date, having registered 17 goals across 28 Ligue 1 matches. "For now, I am in Lyon ", he said. But Liverpool chiefs are said to be asking for a fee in excess of £176m (€200m) which Los Blancos may find it hard to pay this summer. (more...)
Hyderabad chase down Delhi to share IPL lead with Chennai Hyderabad chase down Delhi to share IPL lead with Chennai
- May 07, 2018

Earlier, CSK had a flying start, thanks to some clinical hitting by the accomplished opening duo of Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis. He started from where he had stopped against Delhi Daredevils, clobbering bowlers for huge sixes. Kohli has amassed 317 runs in seven matches at an average of 63.40 and a strike-rate of 140.26. Only Pant and Shankar played well in the match for DD. (more...)
Huddersfield boost survival hopes with goalless draw at Man City Huddersfield boost survival hopes with goalless draw at Man City
- May 07, 2018

The draw means City have 94 points, one short of the season record set by Chelsea back in 2004-05, but they still have two games left to play. The crowning moment on a attractive, sunny day in east Manchester came when Vincent Kompany raised aloft the biggest prize in English football, the third time the long-serving City captain has done so in seven seasons. (more...)
Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola
- May 06, 2018

David Wagner's side have scored the fewest goals in the Premier League this season. It is essential that Huddersfield Town wins this game since points will be the only way they will survive. His contributions since have been immensely significant, as he aided the club to clinch all of their 3 Premier League titles, 2 League Cups, and an FA Cup as well. (more...)
Encarnacion, Betts each hit three homers Encarnacion, Betts each hit three homers
- May 06, 2018

Kansas City, which stumbled through April with seven wins, won in extra innings for the first time this season. And his 68 career home runs out of the leadoff spot is just one behind Dom DiMaggio for the most in Red Sox franchise history. Trevor Story and Chris Ianetta went deep against Yu Darvish, who was rocked for five earned runs and seven hits over 4 1/3 innings. Maintaining a slash line of.306/.412/.516 across 148 plate appearances, Betts enjoyed batting against left-handed pitching ... (more...)
Klopp tells journos to 'make different XIs with my squad' Klopp tells journos to 'make different XIs with my squad'
- May 06, 2018

If the Reds go all the way and win, you'll practically be able to hear those 16,000 cheering all the way from Kiev . Liverpool's run of 13 league games without a clean sheet against Chelsea is their longest such top-flight run since a streak of 17 matches against Blackburn between 1947 and 1995. (more...)
Manchester United Set An Unwanted Record By Losing To Brighton Manchester United Set An Unwanted Record By Losing To Brighton
- May 06, 2018

The Portuguese then levelled the accusations that some of his players lacked the motivation to face Brighton , just weeks ahead of a FA Cup final against Chelsea . Mourinho has often been asked this season about what Martial and Rashford, in particular, need to do to start more games. Maybe now you understand why some players don't play more than others. (more...)
Albert Pujols Hits Remarkable Milestone Albert Pujols Hits Remarkable Milestone
- May 06, 2018

The 38-year-old three-time National League MVP, 10-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion already had membership among an exclusive club of nine MLB players by hitting 617 career home runs over his 18 seasons so far. After Cabrera is Robinson Cano , almost 600 hits shy of the mark. Pujols' accomplishment came in a victory thanks to the pitching of Garrett Richards, who took a shutout into the seventh inning. (more...)
LeBron, Love Dismantle Raptors in Game 2 LeBron, Love Dismantle Raptors in Game 2
- May 05, 2018

The Raptors contested 26 of James' 28 shots overall, but he made 17 of them. LeBron James went wild in the second half helping the Cavs pull away from a two point halftime deficit. He came off the bench and played 25 minutes, scoring 13 points and grabbing four rebounds. Back in 2011, the assistant coach charged with the task of coming up with a defensive scheme to slow down James was Dwane Casey , the current Toronto Raptors head coach. (more...)
Matt Harvey's Time With The New York Mets Appears To Be Over
- May 05, 2018

Now, Harvey has been designated for assignment. The Mets have seven days to either release Harvey, or attempt to trade him to another organization. Harvey is 0-2 with a 7.00 ERA in four starts and four relief appearances. Harvey never shied away from the lifestyle afforded an athlete in New York City, dating supermodels and hitting up top clubs. The Mets moved Harvey to the bullpen in late April, a move he resisted. (more...)
Woods makes no excuses to golf's younger generation superstars Woods makes no excuses to golf's younger generation superstars
- May 05, 2018

He didn't birdie any of the par 5s after being in greenside bunkers on two of them and leaving himself a 6-foot birdie putt on the other. "I've always been a pretty good putter all of my career, so that's something I've never really anxious too much about", Woods said. (more...)
Yaya Toure will leave Manchester City in the summer - Pep Guardiola Yaya Toure will leave Manchester City in the summer - Pep Guardiola
- May 05, 2018

His Wembley screamer and stunning solo goal against Aston Villa will forever be etched in the memory of Manchester City fans, who will give him one hell a send off in his last home game against Brighton next Wednesday. Meanwhile, Guardiola said he is still in no rush to wrap up his own contract talks. One of the most handsome farewells a player can receive. "But the best way to arrive at the World Cup is to play good in these three games", said the manager of the final Premier League matches. (more...)
U.S. trade deficit drops 15% U.S. trade deficit drops 15%
- May 05, 2018

The trade deficit with China, as President Donald Trump says has benefited from bad USA trade policy, fell 11 per cent to $25.9 billion in March. The government's figures closely matched analysts' expectations and represented the largest one-month decline in the trade deficit in two years, Efe reported. (more...)
Rory McIlroy off to solid start at Quail Hollow Rory McIlroy off to solid start at Quail Hollow
- May 04, 2018

It is the biggest tournament in the world. Under the pressure of Sunday trying to chase Patrick down, it just never quite clicked for me. And I thought Patrick (Reed ) did a fantastic job on Sunday holding it together because he didn't have his best stuff. (more...)
Ingles, Mitchell rock for Jazz Ingles, Mitchell rock for Jazz
- May 04, 2018

The Rookie of the Year candidate for the Utah Jazz has made headlines with his dazzling dunks and incredible ball skills, leading the Jazz through a challenging year all the way to the fifth seed in the Western Conference . Utah , much as they did in Game 2 against the Thunder, put their best foot forward against the Rockets in Game 2. Ingles got Utah rolling with three early 3-pointers-and then he kept them in it through Houston's third-quarter run with 13 second-half points. (more...)
New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom exits Braves start with hyperextended elbow New York Mets SP Jacob deGrom exits Braves start with hyperextended elbow
- May 03, 2018

The Braves went into May at 16-11 and trailing the first-place Mets by just 1 1/2 games in the NL East. On this night, rookie Sean Newcomb (eight strikeouts) dominated the opposition, allowing zero runs, one walk and two hits over seven scintillating innings. (more...)
Marcus Allen Drafted By Pittsburgh Steelers With 148th Pick Marcus Allen Drafted By Pittsburgh Steelers With 148th Pick
- May 02, 2018

Pittsburgh selected former Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington with the 60th overall pick in the second round. The Steelers still see plenty of upside in Rudolph, though, and he could be the heir apparent for Roethlisberger when he retires. (more...)
Free World Cup update coming to Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Free World Cup update coming to Federation Internationale de Football Association 18
- May 01, 2018

EA Sports are releasing a free 2018 FIFA World Cup update for FIFA 18 next month. A group of volunteers modelled the outfit on an improvised runway for the public, which included a very special guest: France 1998 World Cup victor Marcel Desailly, who was in Russia's easternmost Host City for the weekend to attend the opening of the park. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals get a sleeper in Mason Cole of Michigan Football Arizona Cardinals get a sleeper in Mason Cole of Michigan Football
- May 01, 2018

When the pick was announced, Cole was called a center, which is where he will likely play in the NFL. Maybe if he had played center all last season, he would have had a better chance at improving his draft stock. Still, it was shocking to see Hurst fall all the way past the third round. With AP Photos.The Arizona Cardinals' 2018 draft made its reputation on Day 1. (more...)
Vikings re-sign Terence Newman, NFL's oldest on defense Vikings re-sign Terence Newman, NFL's oldest on defense
- May 01, 2018

Even as Newman remained unsigned at the start of the Vikings' offseason workouts, both Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman continued to leave the door open for his return. Bank Stadium in back-to-back seasons. The oldest defensive player in the National Football League is going to be on the field for at least one more season. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton ends win drought in Azerbaijan
- April 30, 2018

After a hard start of the race, Kimi Raikkonen finished second and in third Sergio Perez claimed his first podium finish of the year. Overnight improvements and an impressive final Q3 effort from Hamilton put him just 0.179s shy of Vettel's pole time meaning the reigning champion will start Sunday's race from the front-row. (more...)
Mike Gesicki's athleticism too great for Dolphins to pass on Mike Gesicki's athleticism too great for Dolphins to pass on
- April 30, 2018

But that didn't stop him from becoming the most productive tight end in Penn State history. That would change during the 2016-17 season when Gesicki became a prime target for quarterback Trace McSorley and one of the best receiving tight end in the nation. (more...)
Sabres win Lottery, will select 1st in upcoming NHL Draft Sabres win Lottery, will select 1st in upcoming NHL Draft
- April 30, 2018

A top three pick for Montreal is an interesting situation to keep an eye on, as they are the first team of the draft that may pick outside the prospect rankings and take a lower ranked defender over the right wing prospect that Carolina doesn't choose. (more...)
Andres Iniesta is leaving Barcelona after 16 seasons Andres Iniesta is leaving Barcelona after 16 seasons
- April 30, 2018

The Spain global has enjoyed an illustrious career and won everything possible with the Catalan club, having joined as a 12-year-old. "This press conference is to communicate that this will be my last season at Barcelona . Iniesta started his professional career with Barcelona in 2002 after he joined the team coming from Barcelona B, which plays in the lower division of the Spanish League. (more...)
Saquon Barkley Jerseys Break NFL Draft Sales Record Saquon Barkley Jerseys Break NFL Draft Sales Record
- April 29, 2018

What makes him unique is he is a three-down player who runs with speed and power, and can catch passes. The Giants raved about his skill set. He took to Twitter in excitement after Barkley was picked. That much is clear. "He played his best football in his biggest games", Shurmur said. The GM told everyone to stop worrying about age, before comparing Manning to players such as Tom Brady and Julius Peppers . (more...)
The 76ers Learn to Trust the Process The 76ers Learn to Trust the Process
- April 29, 2018

As of Tuesday night, there is. After defeating the Miami Heat 104-91 in game five, the Philadelphia 76ers are advancing to the 2 round of the National Basketball Association playoffs. Fouled Out-Maker. Rebounds-Milwaukee 37 (Antetokounmpo 10), Boston 50 (Horford 14). "I believe that if we think like that, act like that, coach like that, then the habit becomes, I hope, we're going to win". (more...)
Draft-Rams-Third Day Draft-Rams-Third Day
- April 29, 2018

Did you take the Senior Bowl as an opportunity to shine? The reaction? "It got insane and loud here", he said. Former Rutgers defensive tackle Sebastian Joseph was chosen in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday. (more...)
Ravens crush the draft by stealing Lamar Jackson Ravens crush the draft by stealing Lamar Jackson
- April 29, 2018

The rumors were true, as the Ravens used some of their newly acquired draft capital to move back into the end of the first round and take the most electric, exciting, and polarizing player in the draft: Louisville QB and 2016 Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson . (more...)
Arizona Cardinals trade up for Josh Rosen at No. 10 Arizona Cardinals trade up for Josh Rosen at No. 10
- April 28, 2018

Cardinals fans, Rosen just showed you how much he cares about the game. I didn't try to put on a face. "I'm lucky now. I got picked". He put on his red Arizona cap, shook hands with National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell and then proceeded to give his thoughts during his on-stage interview with ESPN, "I'm more motivated than I've ever been in my entire life". (more...)