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Marlins no-hitter broken up in 9th Marlins no-hitter broken up in 9th
- April 24, 2017

Brad Ziegler got through the eighth inning with the no-hitter intact, but Kyle Barraclough saw Mitch Haniger line a double to right-field to spoil the ideal night. That allowed the Marlins to get even when Stanton started the third inning by crushing a 3-1 changeup for a 445-foot homer to center. "You don't want to see your opponent hit a home run off you, but at that moment, that was pretty special", Seager said. (more...)
ThunderNotes: Westbrook and Harden won't be communicating this series ThunderNotes: Westbrook and Harden won't be communicating this series
- April 24, 2017

The Thunder have to try and force the Rockets to play a half court, grind it out game and hope for timely shot making from their supporting cast. Harden averaged 29.1 points, 11.2 assists and 8.1 rebounds a game- all career bests - in helping Houston to a 55-27 record. (more...)
Bruins Rally from Three Goals Down, But Lose in Overtime Bruins Rally from Three Goals Down, But Lose in Overtime
- April 24, 2017

Sometimes to grab it and keep it for the duration of a series , a player or a team needs to do something unorthodox to ensure it lands in favor of their squad. Here's the thing about the Sens' 6-1 record against Boston: the scores were 3-1, 4-2, 3-2, 2-1 (shootout), 2-1 (Bruins), 4-3 and 4-3. At this point of the season, Boucher doesn't want to confuse the players so he's not about to change the approach. (more...)
Robert Jenkins: Hayes sentencing and public defenders Robert Jenkins: Hayes sentencing and public defenders
- April 24, 2017

Hayes and his attorneys had argued in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court trial that he fired his gun in self-defense, claiming that Smith, 34, was reaching for a gun he kept in his auto. The surprise new witness produced by the defense Wednesday was Michael Burnside of New Orleans , who took the stand insisting he heard two different weapons fired during the traffic dispute between Hayes and Smith. (more...)
Running back Chris Thompson re-signs with Redskins Running back Chris Thompson re-signs with Redskins
- April 24, 2017

In his first four National Football League seasons from 2013-16, he rushed 106 times for 584 yards with three rushing touchdowns and caught 49 passes for 349 yards with five receiving touchdowns. Follow Redskins reporter Brian McNally on Twitter. Playing in all 16 games, Thompson received 68 carries for 356 yards and three touchdowns while putting up a 49-349-2 stat line as a receiver out of the backfield. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp opens up on Borussia Dortmund bus explosions Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp opens up on Borussia Dortmund bus explosions
- April 24, 2017

Marc Bartra will be sidelined for four weeks, Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed. "We were informed by text message that Uefa was making this decision", he said, as if it were shiny-domed briefcase-on-legs Gianni Infantino arriving late for a dinner reservation. (more...)
Warriors' Kevin Durant (calf) hopes to play in Game 3 on Saturday Warriors' Kevin Durant (calf) hopes to play in Game 3 on Saturday
- April 24, 2017

The Blazers shot 3-of-11 for six points with Thompson as the primary defender, according to ESPN Stats & Information. "We have one more extra day before the game starts, we'll see how I feel". McCollum to just 23 points combined. The big men did an excellent job of blitzing pick-and-rolls so as to not allow any space for Lillard or McCollum to get their shots off. (more...)
Pain from previous surgeries to keep Warriors' Steve Kerr sidelined Pain from previous surgeries to keep Warriors' Steve Kerr sidelined
- April 24, 2017

Kerr said he's consulting doctors and hoping for improvement, but said he will not return to the sidelines unless he's feeling better. "We know I'm not the same guy that I'm supposed to be right now", he said. Golden State Warriors' Coach Steve Kerr talks to his players in the first quarter during Game 2 of the First Round of the Western Conference 2017 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers - 4/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers - 4/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- April 24, 2017

These next two games are crucial since their biggest competition in the east in Boston is down 2-0 to the Bulls. And if they can't dig themselves out of an 0-2 deficit when the first-round series resumes in Indianapolis on Thursday night, George and in will be facing an elimination game Sunday. (more...)
Chelsea beat Spurs 4-2 to reach FA Cup final
- April 24, 2017

We are disappointed a little bit but tomorrow is to prepare the next game and we focus for another game and we try to catch up with them. Paul Gascoigne was Tottenham's hero the last time they won on such an occasion in 1991, but Pochettino insisted he could not be concerned by such trivialities and pointed towards the progress White Hart Lane's current vintage are making. (more...)
Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates
- April 24, 2017

It was the fewest points Harden has scored in this postseason. Houston fouled Andre Roberson in the fourth quarter, and he made just 2 of 8 free throws in a 42-second stretch. "We should have more news tomorrow", Rivers said. For 3 1/2 quarters, the OKC Thunder could do no wrong as they were able to counter every run the Houston Rockets had to throw at them, until the final minutes when it all fell apart. (more...)
Aussies go pace-heavy for Champions Trophy
- April 24, 2017

The members of the squad not now playing in the Indian Premier League or English county cricket - Hazlewood, Starc and Wade - will depart for England on May 18, while those in the IPL will stay with their respective franchises until their teams finish the tournament. (more...)
Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win
- April 24, 2017

The line-up features reigning two-time Chicago Marathon victor Florence Kiplagat (2:19:44 PB), world silver medallist Helah Kiprop (2:21:27 PB) and Olympic 5000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot, who is making her much-awaited debut in a city she refers to as her second home. (more...)
Warriors battle Blazers, take commanding 3-0 series lead Warriors battle Blazers, take commanding 3-0 series lead
- April 24, 2017

The Warriors overcame a 16-point third-quarter deficit and a 52-42 rebounding disadvantage with a single, searing stretch of defense in the third quarter, when they limited Portland to 30.4-percent shooting. They went up by 17 points against a team that despite an absence from their coach and some key players, still are one of the best teams in the league. (more...)
US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for World Cup 2026 US, Mexico, Canada launch bid for World Cup 2026
- April 24, 2017

The global soccer governing body, FIFA, would have the final say of how the 80 World Cup matches are distributed between the three host nations, but a tentative proposal would see 60 games played in the US and 10 each in Canada and Mexico . (more...)
Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays on Patriots' Day Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays on Patriots' Day
- April 24, 2017

Moreland hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning and drove in three runs, helping the Red Sox rally to a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. The Rays struck out 46 times in the series and lead the majors with 150. He surrendered eight runs on eight hits, including four home runs, while recording just four outs in 12-5 loss. (more...)
NHL Playoffs 2017, Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 4 NHL Playoffs 2017, Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 4
- April 24, 2017

Toronto trailed 2-0 in the first period, and then 3-1 early in the second before Kadri and Nylander scored 4:07 apart late to tie the score in the final minute of the period. Bobrovsky made a point-blank save on Hainsey coming down the slot with 6:35 left in the third period. He grabbed a chip pass from Karlsson, circled in from the right and beat Fleury between the pads. (more...)
Barcelona still campaigning for Neymar to play clasico Barcelona still campaigning for Neymar to play clasico
- April 24, 2017

Barcelona will not call up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with Real Madrid , the reigning LaLiga champions said on Sunday, just hours before "El Clasico ". Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid have made most of the running so far in the La Liga, and now lead Barcelona by three points, having played a game less. (more...)
'Nasty' Nastase booted out of Fed Cup tie 'Nasty' Nastase booted out of Fed Cup tie
- April 24, 2017

Nastase was sent off during Konta's match against Sorana Cirstea after swearing at the umpire and abusing Konta and her captain Anne Keothavong. He was heard to call pregnant captain Anne Keothavong and national number one Johanna Konta "fucking bitches". (more...)
Austria's Wiesberger keeps lead at Shenzhen International
- April 24, 2017

No man was able to eat into Wiesberger's lead at that point, and it was only reduced by one shot at the conclusion of the third round. But the United States heavily-favoured Watson slid to fourth position with seven-under overall, though he is among those yet to complete his second round due to the weather. (more...)