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by | May 06, 2018 | 08:55

Rory McIlroy tried everything he could to forget about golf in the days following the Masters. He started the final round in the final group, three shots behind eventual victor Patrick Reed , and he was coming off a sizzling 65 in the third round.

by | May 06, 2018 | 08:52

In Game 2, Wilson landed a questionable hit on Brian Dumoulin , and then he broke the jaw of Zach Aston-Reese in Game 3. T.J. Oshie passionately defended Wilson on Thursday morning and called a three-game suspension "very extreme". The Penguins fired 39 shots on goal. The Capitals did own the best opening round power play (33 per cent; 13.0 goals per 60 minutes), which is a strong carryover from the regular season.

by | May 06, 2018 | 08:34

The 6-foot-1 point guard had previously committed to Arizona, but withdrew on March 2 in the wake of an FBI investigation involving coach Sean Miller and a reported payment to a recruit. Arizona now has 11 players lined up for next season, also including new additions Devonaire Doutrive, Omar Thielemans and Ryan Luther. Quinerly will be attending Villanova, while O'Neal signed with UCLA.

by | May 06, 2018 | 08:23

He's hitting.323 with 3 homers on the season. We struggled early on and we all know that. Daniel Stumpf took the loss in relief of starter Francisco Liriano who gave up one-run over seven innings. "It got to the point where we could tack on". Royals closer Kelvin Herrera worked a ideal ninth, getting some help from Soler's spectacular catch in foul territory down the right-field line, to pick up his sixth save.

by | May 06, 2018 | 08:20

The Browns traded for Taylor in March before they reached a consensus on taking Mayfield, who won a Heisman Trophy last season while losing some fans for objectionable on-field antics. "It's a mentality that you are not going to take "no" for an answer. You've got to learn the playbook, and then when you get your opportunity, you've got to show that you're there for a reason".

by | May 06, 2018 | 06:41

Petty became expendable when the Jets selected USC's Sam Darnold with the No. 3 pick in last month's National Football League draft and added him to a roster that already included fellow quarterbacks Josh McCown , Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Hackenberg .

by | May 06, 2018 | 06:35

The Scotsman was at the Theatre of Dreams last Sunday when he presented Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with a commemorative trophy. Sir Alex Ferguson has been receiving prayers ever since the news concerning his immediate admittal to hospital broke out.

by | May 06, 2018 | 06:15

Haye (28-4, 26 KOs), 37, did not attend the postfight press conference, and the Londoner will likely consider retirement after the injury setbacks and three losses in six fights in seven years. Still, while Haye is eager to get back to his winning ways, Bellew will be looking to prove that the first fight wasn't a fluke, and that he can take down a fully-fit Haye .

by | May 06, 2018 | 05:50

He avenged the defeat to NY on Wednesday night with six good innings, fanning a season-high eight and allowing just one run off five hits and a walk in a 9-1 romp. Kopech, 22, went 0-1 with a 2.14 ERA, 29 strikeouts and a.189 opponents average over four starts in April for the Knights. 19-53 in their last 72 games against a team with a winning record.

by | May 06, 2018 | 05:47

Manquillo and Jacob Murphy come in for DeAndre Yedlin and Matt Ritchie as Newcastle look to try and clinch what, at the start of the season, appeared to be an unlikely 10th placed finish come the end of the season, after having been promoted from the Championship as title winners 12 months ago.

by | May 06, 2018 | 05:37

All three of the runs were unearned after an error by Cubs shortstop Javier Baez , his eighth error of the season and third in his last five games. Matheny said Leone's arm is "structurally" healthy, and that the Cardinals wanted to wait a day before making a roster move to see how Leone responded.

by | May 06, 2018 | 04:43

An emotional Wenger, said ahead of this game: "It's the end of a long story". "I'm like the team, very sad and very disappointed", Wenger said. "We were 1-0 up at home, and we conceded a stupid goal". "Super sad - the next day is always worse than the night before", Wenger added. Diego Costa's strike on half time "didn't change anything" as the cliche goes and the Gunners still needed to score.

by | May 06, 2018 | 04:33

Scott stressed the importance of holding a dialogue on the issue of race, even while others in the Trump administration argued that the political climate is too divided to make any real progress on that subject. He added that it will not be a "black-only event", but rather "a melting pot". "I want them to see and know the Donald Trump I know and they will say, 'This guy isn't who I've been led to believe he is'".

by | May 06, 2018 | 04:28

But even with the game seemingly in hand, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry admitted he didn't feel secure. Game 4 is on Sunday. "We just did what we were supposed to do", Davis said. "When have I gotten into it with Rondo in the series? You can't really dwell on anything". The Pelicans certainly played like their season depended on it.

by | May 06, 2018 | 04:26

Il vincitore dell'ultimo Tour de France e dell'ultima Vuelta di Spagna , ha probabilmente sofferto per i postumi della caduta durante la ricognizione del percorso . "Per Fabio Aru un distacco di 50" da Dumoulin , che gli vale il 47esimo posto parziale. La seconda tappa , ancora in Israele , si corre sabato 5 maggio tra Haifa e Tel Aviv: prima grande occasione per i velocisti .

by | May 06, 2018 | 04:01

Soon, Murugan Ashwin, with a jump and a rock-back in his action before propelling the ball, struck. 5 runs from the over. Raina, who survived a run out scare, was caught beautifully by Southee, who tapped the ball to keep it in play while stepping out of the boundary at long-on and then returned to complete the formalities.

by | May 06, 2018 | 03:49

Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus are among those monitoring his situation, but with his contract not running out until the end of next season, he would not come cheap. Martial's future at Manchester United has been under the microscope after it emerged that the Frenchman is delaying signing a new deal over concerns about his playing time.

by | May 06, 2018 | 03:41

Krug will undergo additional testing to determine the full extent of the injury, and further information will be made available afterward. "He's still getting evaluated, but it doesn't look good that it'll be short term", Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said Saturday afternoon.

by | May 06, 2018 | 03:37

Where is Chelsea vs Liverpool in English Premier League? "It would be good news for the final". Outside the Liverpool dugout was Klopp, who does his transfer-market shopping in Southampton rather than the Santiago Bernabeu. "We are talking about a player with specific characteristics: good technique, and also very fast, but this season I'm seeing him very clinical". "Do we have the widest squad in world football at the moment?" However, Madrid's defence will have a major task to ...

by | May 06, 2018 | 03:28

He will go up against Manchester City's Pep Guardiola , Brighton boss Chris Hughton and Burnley counterpart Sean Dyche for the honour on May 15. Hughton's nomination comes the day after Brighton and Hove Albion , in their first season in the Premier League , secured survival with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United , while Benitez's Newcastle United have also followed up promotion last season by successfully avoiding relegation on a limited budget and now sit in ...

by | May 05, 2018 | 23:19

Ferguson, who's father is legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex, informed bosses at Rovers he would be unable to take charge of the season finale. It is though that the 76-year-old suffered a brain haemorrhage but underwent emergency surgery today. A statement from the League One Club said: "Darren asks for privacy, and will provide an update through the club during the week".

by | May 05, 2018 | 22:20

Albion are now unbeaten in five matches under caretaker boss Darren Moore , winning three in a run that has also featured games against Manchester United and Liverpool. Pochettino admitted the result left him deflated, saying: "In football you can dominate but you need to be clinical in front of goal and today wasn't good".

by | May 05, 2018 | 21:37

Well, it appears Gazzetta dello Sport, a month later, have picked up that same trail, claiming the Manchester United man is an objective for the Serie A side should they lose some of their key players, like Kevin Strootman and Radja Nainggolan in the summer.

by | May 05, 2018 | 20:39

The Jets striker's high kick collected the Victory star flush in the jaw as he came out to collect the ball two minutes from fulltime. Unfortunately, Victory goalkeeper Lawrence Thomas got in the way, and the Jets player connected with him.

by | May 05, 2018 | 20:16

For all the talk of the Red Sox jumping out to a franchise best 17-2 start to the year, the Yankees are poised to take over first place from their rivals, now just one game behind Boston after their stunning showing against the Astros. Head coach Brett Brown will be locked-in on ways to slow down the Boston Celtics shooters heading into game three this Saturday. They had fought back perfectly against what the Celtics did to them in Game 1 and what they tried to do to them again ...

by | May 05, 2018 | 20:08

Manchester City face Huddersfield Town at home on Saturday. They will then ensure Toure is given a fitting send-off after their final home game against Brighton next Wednesday. Considering their successes of recent years, City have yet to find a way to truly celebrate their greats of this golden era. Their Champions League hopes ended in quarter-final defeat to Liverpool, who have since secured a place in the final.

by | May 05, 2018 | 20:03

In 30 minutes and 50 seconds, he was a minus 23 on the court. All that being said, this is nothing new for Simmons. Still, Simmons must change his approach. "He just said play the game I know how to play ", Simmons said on Friday. The Celtics are also preying on Simmons' inability to shoot. "Ben's going to adjust, he always has", said McConnell, Simmons' understudy.

by | May 05, 2018 | 19:44

Hughes thinks the relief of last Saturday has raised morale on the south coast but insists it will not lead to complacency with three crucial fixtures remaining. Last weekend they beat the relegation threatened Huddersfield 2-0 at the John Smiths Stadium , following on from a 1-0 win over Newcastle, to make it four games unbeaten in the league.

by | May 05, 2018 | 18:19

Gerrard's first task will be to try and cut the gap separating the Light Blues from the all-conquering Hoops and Klopp has backed the Kop favourite to hit the ground running in Glasgow . "I don't mind being under pressure", Gerrard said. That's what I love doing, that's my buzz. I think it's a gamble. He added: "I was totally convinced last week when Mark introduced the possibility to me, and one of the first things I wanted to do was meet him".

by | May 05, 2018 | 18:04

It was a third win this season for the Rockets over the Jazz in Salt Lake City. Despite the loss, there was some reason for encouragement in the New Orleans camp as it only lost by five points as opposed to 22 points in Game 1. They also stole the Warriors' formula with 36 assists on 48 made field goals to win the game. The Pelicans were a scorching 10-of-16 from the 3-point line in the first half, yet still held a somewhat uneasy six-point margin at the break - 62-56.

by | May 05, 2018 | 17:53

Most expected the Packers to hold a competition between Vogel and Scott during training camp, but it appears Vogel won't be part of the equation moving forward. Fighting for the same thing because he is a good corner like I said. Brown - in the first of what figure to be many battles to come. So how are they going to gel together? "They just had me come and focus on me doing the best that I can to perform the best that I can", Scott said.

by | May 05, 2018 | 16:21

It was more a case of the birthday blues rather than celebrations as Rory McIlroy fought an errant game to shoot a five-over-par 76 second round at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Golf Club, a tournament in which he made his breakthrough win on the PGA Tour some eight years ago and became the only two-time victor of the tournament when lifting the trophy again in 2015.

by | May 05, 2018 | 16:11

Although Real Madrid supporters will say Europe is the biggest prize (and they may be right), it is still a failure for Real Madrid that they have failed to compete domestically against Barcelona despite having a stronger and better balanced squad.

by | May 05, 2018 | 16:00

On offense, Joe Ingles (six points) and Derrick Favors (two points) both struggled badly, and none of the Jazz's starters attempted a free throw. "We contested every shot". "We just didn't provide enough resistance in a lot of areas". It can be tempting to look at a blowout like this as a momentum-shifter that can send an entire series toward an early end.

by | May 05, 2018 | 15:51

Fresh from booking their place in the Uefa Champions League final after a dramatic night in Rome , Liverpool's European heroes return to the fight for a Premier League top four finish when they face Chelsea on Sunday. "I'm loath to compare people but there's so much of (Bill) Shankly in him, there really is - he is complete different version, but he is a modern-day version of Shankly".