Friday May 26-th, 2017

Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

Eduardo Berizzo's side have gone off the boil in recent months and their season effectively ended last week with their Europa League semi-final elimination to Manchester United , although they still made Real work for the victory. "We just think ab...

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5 Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

In Game 5, his bid for the victor generated a rebound for right winger Pontus Aberg , who lit the lamp to put Nashville one win away from its first Stanley Cup finals appearance. A lower-body injury ended Ryan Johansen's 2017 playoff run pri...

James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

He and the Cavs had won 13 straight playoff games, including eight on the road. Thomas aggravated a lingering right hip issue during Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers . LeBron James has a game-high 11 points, while Kevin Love has 10. Fr...

Wayne Rooney claims Man Utd's season is better than Tottenham's and Liverpool's Wayne Rooney claims Man Utd's season is better than Tottenham's and Liverpool's

The Red Devils boss guided his team to a tactically shrewd win over Ajax and he wasted little time in rounding on his detractors. For Mourinho and many other managers, the value of the Europa League has increased massively following UEFA's de...

Sam Travis starting at first for Red Sox in big league debut Sam Travis starting at first for Red Sox in big league debut

Travis will hit seventh in the lineup and play first base. Travis, whose nickname is "Doctor Chill", wears number 59 for the Sox. Sam Travis was hitting too well to wait any longer. They may of left runs unanswered for in the first three games, b...

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Cleveland and Golden State will meet in the Finals for a third straight season. "Those were really tough shots", Stevens added. The Celtics pulled off the improbable comeback upset in Game 3 before Kyrie Irving and James combined to bring th...

LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

It is safe to say that pretty much all of the basketball world was shocked at the result of Sunday night-an unprecedented 21-point comeback win by the Boston Celtics in a series that had a Cleveland Cavaliers sweep written all over it.

Brighton and Newcastle granted Tammy Abraham talks Brighton and Newcastle granted Tammy Abraham talks

Newcastle fans can be forgiven for not noting Abraham in its matches against City, as Abraham played a forgettable first match and sat out the second due to squad rotation; however, Abraham finished second in the Championship in scoring, tying Dwig...

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

But he stayed in the game and quickly hit two more miraculous shots, the kind of shots that wink at the opposing team's bench as they drop through the hoop. It was the first time in his 14-year career he had that many fouls in the first half. "I th...

Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final

Real Madrid in the first semi-final will not help bale and Pepe, Atletico is also a loss - Juanfran, giménez and Fernandez missing a game, and part Vrsaljko is at issue. "I am happy and proud that once again we have shown why we are competing at the...

Boston Red Sox vs Boston Red Sox vs

Red Sox: Called up 1B Sam Travis from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned RHP Hector Velazquez to Pawtucket. The 23-year-old will bat seventh versus Rangers left-hander Martin Perez , and he projects to draw regular starts against southpaws moving f...

NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes, relaxes end zone celebration rules NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes, relaxes end zone celebration rules

It's unclear how much safer the game will be with five fewer minutes in an extra period that most teams don't experience more than a few times in a season. That's right, the National Football League has had to change the sites of their upcoming Super...

Minute silence at Europa League final after Manchester bomb

But there was little to worry United's fans, who continued to defiantly chant the name of their grief-stricken city as the final whistle neared. Five people were killed and thousands of post-it notes have been left on the boarded-up window on...

NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

The NFL has unanimously chose to move L.A.'s Super Bowl back from 2021 to 2022, after the new stadium's opening was delayed last week. Now this will not free players up to celebrate in ways that the league will deem "offensive" or that delay the ga...

Tornado watch is issued Tornado watch is issued

And most of the state of Florida now has a slight risk of severe weather today according to the Storm Prediction Center. A flood advisory has been issued and is in effect in central St. Locally heavy rain could result in localized flash floodin...

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Lexi Thompson completed a wire-to-wire victory in the LPGA's Kingsmill Championship by closing with a 6-under 65. Garcia beat Brook Koepka in a playoff previous year to become the first two-time Nelson victor since Irving...

No decision on hip surgery for Celtics' Isaiah Thomas

If anything became clear after the heavily favored Cleveland Cavaliers dropped Game 3 against the Boston Celtics on Sunday, it was LeBron James needs help if Cleveland is going to repeat as champions. Cleveland slowly crept back in the game ...

Twitter reacts as Lionel Messi loses appeal in tax fraud case Twitter reacts as Lionel Messi loses appeal in tax fraud case

In Spain, sentences that fall under two years in duration can be served on probation, which is expected to be the case for Messi and his father. El Espanol report the Barcelona forward has been found guilty of breaching three tax offences, which ...

Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

Playoff games will also use 10-minute time blocks in overtime, but won't end in ties. There were two ties in 2016, one between the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals and the other a week later between the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Beng...

Gronkowski Restructures Deal With Patriots, Could Become NFL's Highest-Paid Tight End Gronkowski Restructures Deal With Patriots, Could Become NFL's Highest-Paid Tight End

Drew Rosenhaus, Gronkowski's agent, told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Patriots restructured Gronkowski's deal for the upcoming season. Three of his last four seasons have been cut short due to various injuries. The second tier earns Gronkowski $...

Real face Sevilla eyeing first European Cup-Liga double in 59 years Real face Sevilla eyeing first European Cup-Liga double in 59 years

Madrid withstood an early onslaught by Atletico to reach a third Champions League final in four years despite a 2-1 loss on Wednesday. The two football giants Real Madrid and Juventus are due to battle it out in Cardiff in the upcoming Ch...

Sports Briefly: Horschel beats Day in playoff at Byron Nelson Sports Briefly: Horschel beats Day in playoff at Byron Nelson

Horschel and Day both missed their birdie chances at 18 well left of the hole, and each player tapped in their pars to take the tournament to a playoff. 2 - Jason Day , normally so solid when holing out, missed a four-foot putt to keep the playoff g...

Battle between China's Go champion and computer begins Battle between China's Go champion and computer begins

Today, Ke Jie has called Google's AlphaGo AI a "Go god", after losing in a tense match that is sure to be held as a watermark in the progress of artificial intelligence. "It will not be the end of the world if AlphaGo wins". The AlphaGo AI is bui...

Arsenal Must Keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil Feels Petr Cech Arsenal Must Keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil Feels Petr Cech

There's no denying that Sanchez would love to link up with his compatriot and chase the Champions League title that has eluded Bayern the past four seasons. "Overall, I think first of all they are under contract and secondly they behave like they...

Wenger ready for talks after final Wenger ready for talks after final

Arsenal go into the final round of league fixtures in fifth, needing to beat Everton at home and hope either Liverpool or Manchester City slip up to allow them to gatecrash the Champions League places. The England worldwide is still expected to m...

Penguins vs. Senators live stream, Game 6 Penguins vs. Senators live stream, Game 6

Senators coach Guy Boucher said after the game - a 7-0 Pittsburgh victory - that he decided not to play Karlsson in the third period with the Senators trailing 5-0. "It's all about desperation at this time of the year". As was the case in t...

16 vs. 2016/17 - The numbers that show Liverpool's improvement under Jurgen Klopp 16 vs. 2016/17 - The numbers that show Liverpool's improvement under Jurgen Klopp

Personally the biggest thing for us at Manchester City was winning the FA Cup [in 2011]. "The whole team is playing well, today was a very important victory, next season it's the Champions League ", the Brazilian concluded. When asked whether ...

Chelsea to escape Premier League sanction over John Terry substitution debacle Chelsea to escape Premier League sanction over John Terry substitution debacle

We must find the right motivation. "We replied to a novelty request for odds on John Terry's substitution - one of hundreds on the Chelsea game - and fair play to the three punters who were on at odds of 100-1", they said. However, some have de...

Sharapova wins opening match Sharapova wins opening match

The two-time French Open champion returned from her 15 month suspension last month and has been awarded wild card entries to tournaments in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome. The 2004 Wimbledon champion raced to a 3-0 lead in the second set and had a seri...

LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

With a fantastic downtown dagger by Bradley, Celtics cut down the deficit against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and now, they are losing 1-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. "As well as we played tonight, we've got a couple of things we can do better"....

Liverpool back where they belong, says Klopp Liverpool back where they belong, says Klopp

Liverpool will be playing in the Champions League for the first time since the 2014-15 season, and truly deserved this on the basis of the effort. All that was alleviated when Wijnaldum blasted in the opener before the break. We work a lot. " Live...

Real Madrid's world record bid for a striker is rejected Real Madrid's world record bid for a striker is rejected

The teenager set the Ligue 1 and European stage alight with 26 goals in 41 appearances in all competitions. And Mbappe's performances have attracted a lot of interest. Vadim Vasilyev knows that too - all he's trying to do is manipulate the convers...

White Sox Sign Top Cuban Prospect Luis Robert White Sox Sign Top Cuban Prospect Luis Robert

Robert is considered the top global prospect this year and is a major addition to the White Sox farm system. He was hitting.401/.526/.687 when he left Cuba this winter, and should be ready to report to Class A ball, per Baseball America .

Which three Celtic stars have become invincible for a second time?

Celtic won the League Cup final against Aberdeen in November and can complete the domestic treble if they beat the same opponents in the final of the Scottish Cup on May 27. The level of football, the tactical discipline and excitement they have...

Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108 Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

The Cavaliers had won 13 straight postseason contests until Avery Bradley nailed a 3-pointer with less than one second left to give the Celtics a 111-108 triumph at Cleveland . I don't flop. I had to tell him. "I don't like people flopping". He's a ...

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