Friday August 18-th, 2017

Ovechkin played though lower-body injury Ovechkin played though lower-body injury

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan, left, waits to greet Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, who is talking with Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) after Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Easter.

Manchester United reportedly lead race to re-sign Michael Keane Manchester United reportedly lead race to re-sign Michael Keane

Keane's enjoyed a good season, but for £25m, we need a player who improves our starting XI and there's no evidence to suggest he does that yet. "It's been ongoing all season", Dyche told talkSPORT . "If you're paying £25m on a centre back, you wan...

Reynolds, Rockies rough up Cubs 10-4 in doubleheader opener Reynolds, Rockies rough up Cubs 10-4 in doubleheader opener

The effort by Lackey was a historic one. But for that 2nd inning, Lackey's handiwork might have been for naught. As the designated 26th man for Tuesday's twin bill, Candelario will have to head back down to the minors following the nightcap.

Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

Left-hander Steven Matz , who also once had Tommy John surgery , experienced elbow issues last season, and has yet to pitch this season. Harvey's next start will be Saturday, May 13th. Harvey apologized and was fined but offered no explanation. S...

Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211 Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211

But although White has said on several occasions he'd like to set up the fight as a favor to McGregor, who in the past has stepped in to save UFC, it's apparent there's a breaking point at which he'd have no problem washing his hands clean of the neg...

Giants put Melancon on DL with pronator strain Giants put Melancon on DL with pronator strain

Fantasy Impact Melancon had been pitching fairly well for the Giants and was leaned on heavily near the end of April. It's promising, at least, that the team has specified the strain is "mild". "So let's be smart and make sure once we get this turna...

Kolkata Police team in TN to nab Justice Karnan Kolkata Police team in TN to nab Justice Karnan

The five-judge bench headed by J S Khehar comprised of Justices Kurian Joseph, U U Lalit, Abdul Nazeer, and R F Nariman. The apex court said in its order that High Courts, any tribunal and authority would not take any cognizance on the orders passe...

Brewers' 4-Run 5th Inning Dooms Red Sox in 7-4 Loss Brewers' 4-Run 5th Inning Dooms Red Sox in 7-4 Loss

The early cushion helped the Brewers overcome a big night by Boston leadoff hitter Mookie Betts , who went 4 for 4, drove in four runs and finished a triple short of the cycle. Both runners were erased in double plays. Counsell had planned to make...

UConn Teams Post Successful APR Scores UConn Teams Post Successful APR Scores

Pitt had a school record four programs - men's basketball, softball, women's cross country and women's tennis earn NCAA Public Recognition Award for exemplary APR. The Panthers placed in the upper part the ACC in seven sports with women's tennis ...

Conte hints at Cesc stay Conte hints at Cesc stay

A big win. Now we need to do another step. And that bid will be boosted by the resumption of Kante's campaign, which has again proved to be pivotal having helped Leicester City win the title last season. Despite his side's total control of the game...

Steve Agnew describes the dejection of relegation after Middlesbrough defeat Steve Agnew describes the dejection of relegation after Middlesbrough defeat

We must focus and prepare well for this game. In the 0-3 loss at Stamford Bridge , Agnew saw some positives, especially on the part of the fans who came all the way, 347 kilometres, to cheer the team on what he described as a hard night at Stamfo...

Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT

The victor of Game 5 will win this series. "I think we have to communicate better in transition and try to get to shooters better", Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge said after Game 4. Leonard finished with 22 points in what seemed like a hard nig...

NHL Playoffs: Penguins take 2-0 lead over Capitals

That's all. Braden's our backbone. I just don't think a regression will doom this team. "It's just a legendary game", teammate Dion Phaneuf said. Despite leading the league in fewest goals allowed per game in the regular season, the Capitals are ...

National Football League prospect to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

A 23-year-old woman claimed that Conley sexually assaulted her in his Cleveland hotel room on April 9, according to a police report . Conley's attorney confirmed to Cleveland.com that he will be interviewed by police and provide a DNA sample on ...

Braves release former MVP Ryan Howard from minor league deal Braves release former MVP Ryan Howard from minor league deal

Howard, 37, seems to have been anticipating the end of his baseball career was near, though he says he's not ruling out a comeback. The longtime Phillie had posted a.182 batting average, one home run and five RBIs in 11 games with Atlanta's Triple-A ...

Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

Nearly four minutes into the third period, Washington's Nicklas Backstrom scored to make the game more interesting at 4-2, but then Malkin got on the stat sheet with a goal that was originally called no-good before being successfully challenged and...

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

Though, Harvey did play golf that afternoon. "You've got to get outs in the inning that you pitch". "It doesn't appear to be as serious as we initially thought", general manager Sandy Alderson said in an interview on MLB Network Radio. Derek Diet...

Mets hoping to start Matt Harvey on Friday after ban ends Mets hoping to start Matt Harvey on Friday after ban ends

That's a gossip page, so give it whatever weight you feel is appropriate, but we should probably acknowledge that this is the sort of story where gossipy reporting is more likely to tease out the truth than official statements and on-the-record quo...

Monaco eye history-making comeback against Juventus

Sports fans better not miss a single second of this match . At the same time in the Champions League " Monaco ", and the season as a whole, it is quite effective team. In the French league, of which they are the champions-elect, Monaco have ...

Jhulan is highest wicket-taker in ODIs Jhulan is highest wicket-taker in ODIs

The other Indian to feature in the top-5 list is Neetu David, who picked up 141 wickets in just 97 matches during her 13-year long career with the national team. India is now competing in a quadrangular series against Ireland, South Africa and Zimbab...

Virgil van Dijk staying at Southampton, Claude Puel says Virgil van Dijk staying at Southampton, Claude Puel says

Claude Puel insists he wishes to remain at Southampton and says he can not understand reports linking him with a post-season departure from St Mary's Stadium. He has authority, the leadership of the team, he is a fantastic player. We have to wait u...

Mourinho hints Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't play against Arsenal May 7 Mourinho hints Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't play against Arsenal May 7

Can Mourinho's men win against the semi-final tie or will they draw this yet again? United, by contrast, have been crowned continental champions on three occasions, although, surprisingly, they have managed to win just twice on their previous 22 tr...

Valencia prizes Europa League trophy above Champions League qualification Valencia prizes Europa League trophy above Champions League qualification

The 21-year-old Shaw missed most of last season after a double leg break and has endured a frustrating comeback campaign. " Luke Shaw is injured and it is an important injury obviously", Mourinho said ahead of the Europa League semi-final first le...

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Just as important was his defense on Celtics star Isaiah Thomas , which took some of the load off Butler. "The pace that he sets for the team, the leadership that he brings, and the way that he plays". It all wasted a supreme effort from Butler, who ...

Burnley decision to stick with me vindicated - Sean Dyche Burnley decision to stick with me vindicated - Sean Dyche

Vokes had given Burnley the lead in the 56th minute but West Brom hit back with goals by Salomon Rondon and Craig Dawson. Vokes put the Clarets in front just after the break but in a dramatic second half West Bromwich Albion refused to accept...

NBA Recaps: Spurs even series; Parker injured NBA Recaps: Spurs even series; Parker injured

Perhaps most disappointing is that Parker had found another gear in the playoffs after an underwhelming regular season, two weeks before his 35th birthday. He still couldn't put weight on his leg. Parker's replacement Patty Mills has actually been ...

Jose Mourinho has no issues with Arsene Wenger ahead of weekend meeting Jose Mourinho has no issues with Arsene Wenger ahead of weekend meeting

It looks like a straight four-way battle for the final two spots in the top four of the Premier League between Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United . "I am pretty sure United are going to go to London to win the game", he said...

Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3

Chris Kreider scored the Rangers' fourth goal on the power play midway through the third period. The Rangers got on the board in the series when they picked up a 4-1 win on Tuesday night to cut the series deficit to 2-1. To be fair, head coach Ala...

April Jobs Report: 211000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent

Compared to a year earlier, the data showed that Canada added 275,700 jobs, 189,600 of which were full-time positions. Employers added a robust 211,000 jobs in April, a sign the US economy is strengthening after meager growth in the first three m...

Larry Bird to step down as Pacers president, reports say Larry Bird to step down as Pacers president, reports say

In Bird's time as coach of IN, the Pacers went to three straight conference finals, advancing to the NBA Finals IN 1999-2000. George is playing the final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent in 2018 . Kevin Pritchard will...

Brendan Rodgers keeps fire in Celtic's belly, says Patrick Roberts Brendan Rodgers keeps fire in Celtic's belly, says Patrick Roberts

Celtic are "very disappointed" over "potentially" being allocated 700 tickets fewer than Aberdeen for the Scottish Cup final on 27 May. " Obviously when we got to the final that was the talking point and we had discussions ", Roberts said.

Rashid and Hales lead England rout of Ireland

Eoin Morgan, the England captain , cited the Lord's factor as being equally emboldening for his players and, with four games remaining until the Champions Trophy begins against Bangladesh at The Oval on 1 June, he may secretly be hoping for a stiffe...

Britain down Australia to win Azlan Shah Cup; India finish third Britain down Australia to win Azlan Shah Cup; India finish third

Sunil (48th) and Talwinder Singh (60th) who added two as India registered a handsome 4-0 victory over the opponents. India's second penalty corner was awarded on a successful video referral, but they then lost a follow-up penalty corner when Mala...

Rockets need more than 1-man show vs. Spurs Rockets need more than 1-man show vs. Spurs

But the 121-96 win wasn't the only drubbing inflicted on the AT&T Center hardwood Wednesday night. Donning a Spurs shirt, the professional wrestler approached Clutch before jabbing him in the midsection with the chair and then landing a finishing h...

Dodgers-Padres postponed; 1st rainout at Petco since 2015

I don't think we hit spots on either one of those home run swings he had. Despite a lengthy rain delay that led to the removal of both starting pitchers - who had begun the game with a 0-0 duel over the first few innings - we were still able to scr...

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