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Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year
- April 30, 2017

On the other side, Wolfsburg's loss leaves it on a precipice of relegation, just one point ahead of the last three spots in the league. With Bayern's exit from Europe and their DFB-Pokal defeat to Borussia Dortmund, pressure had been mounting on Ancelotti but winning the title has pleased his boss. (more...)
Wounded vet running Boston Marathon carries race partner across finish line Wounded vet running Boston Marathon carries race partner across finish line
- April 30, 2017

Guiding Eyes for the Blind CEO Thomas Panek, who will be running Boston , visited the finish line with two other puppies on Sunday — these were a few weeks old already — and attracted a lot of attention . Switzer began organizing women's road races that helped persuade the Olympics to add a women's marathon in 1984. "I chose to push further even after they failed to react when I broke away", she added. (more...)
Golden: Fizdale was right to complain, but this series looks over Golden: Fizdale was right to complain, but this series looks over
- April 30, 2017

Leading Memphis 2-0 in their first-round playoff series , the Spurs have no illusions about what they'll face Thursday night when they play their first road game of the postseason against the Grizzlies. The Spurs have opened the postseason on the road just twice in 15 years since moving into the AT&T Center in 2003. Fizdale, who is likely to face disciplinary action from league chiefs for his rant, added: "That's unacceptable". (more...)
Nastase banned after tennis tirade Nastase banned after tennis tirade
- April 30, 2017

Mr Nastase was asked to leave the court by ITF Referee Andreas Egli for unsportmanlike conduct, having already received two official warnings. The world number seven lost her serve in the next game and was visibly upset before play was halted for 25 minutes. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Morning start at Fenway, Ichiro back in Seattle LEADING OFF: Morning start at Fenway, Ichiro back in Seattle
- April 30, 2017

I just thought it was the last game, this time, this series. Chen threw 100 pitches. Tonight he was very aggressive with his fastball. See it in real life, and it's incredible. It was a fitting goodbye for Suzuki, who played for the Mariners from 2001-2012 before being traded to the New York Yankees. But the story wasn't the hits the Mariners gave up. (more...)
DeLaet shares RBC Heritage lead
- April 30, 2017

Bud Cauley earned a two-shot advantage over the field as he surpassed the clubhouse lead shared by Donald, Graham DeLaet and Sam Saunders, while Ireland's Shane Lowry fired an excellent 66 and Ian Poulter boosted his hopes of retaining his PGA Tour card as he matched Lowry's five-under round. (more...)
NFL Draft: Did DeShone Kizer Deserve All That Hate? NFL Draft: Did DeShone Kizer Deserve All That Hate?
- April 30, 2017

The Cleveland Browns passed on both Deshaun Watson and Mitchell Trubisky in the first round of the NFL Draft, but they found their quarterback on Day 2. Kizer didn't grow up a Browns fan, but he's very familiar with their plight. Perhaps that's a start toward a successful career as the Browns quarterback. (more...)
David Njoku Drafted By Cleveland Browns David Njoku Drafted By Cleveland Browns
- April 30, 2017

The right response? "That was 'yes sir, I'm happy to be a Cleveland Brown'". The Bears selected North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky . Chicago then sent a third-round pick, a fourth and a 2018 third to San Francisco to move up one spot for Mitchell Trubisky. (more...)
Seahawks biggest winners of the 2017 National Football League draft Seahawks biggest winners of the 2017 National Football League draft
- April 30, 2017

He also won't be 21 years old until June. Michigan State Spartans defensive lineman Malik McDowell (4) gestures to the sidelines during the first half of a game against the Michigan Wolverines at Spartan Stadium. Mike Tyson is a Seattle Seahawk. Pick: Third round - No. 102 overall. Senior played both tackle positions in college, but told reporters the Seahawks informed him he'll start his pro career competing at the left side. (more...)
Montrealer Lance Stroll will start from 11th position at Russian Grand Prix Montrealer Lance Stroll will start from 11th position at Russian Grand Prix
- April 30, 2017

The Sochi Autodrom where the race is held is a street circuit that winds its way through the former site of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, taking in the Sochi Medals Plaza and the Bolshoy Ice Dome. There weren't any dramas, though Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin, who filled in for Nico Hulkenberg at Renault during the session, could only manage two laps before his auto went limp. (more...)
Champions League: Why we lost against Real Madrid - Carlo Ancelotti Champions League: Why we lost against Real Madrid - Carlo Ancelotti
- April 30, 2017

After a first half which saw the German dominating and leading at the break, Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo came back with a different game plan to score two crucial away goals - his 99th and 100th in UEFA's clubs competitions the highest in history. (more...)
Gallagher confident in linemates ahead of Game 3 Gallagher confident in linemates ahead of Game 3
- April 30, 2017

Outside of that one blemish, it was a suffocating performance from the Canadiens. "We're not overthinking this game, we know our strengths, we know what we need to do to win and our whole focus is on that", Montreal head coach Claude Julien said. (more...)
Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers Chelsea cool Alvaro Morata interest and focus on signing other two strikers
- April 30, 2017

He is now leading the race for the Premier League Golden Boot, with 24 goals to his name, and Wright believes that he will want to impress his former employers when Everton host Chelsea at Goodison Park this Sunday. The Italian added: "I think he is a really good player and is scoring a lot of goals in this season, not only this season, we must pay great attention ". (more...)
Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season
- April 30, 2017

Westbrook averaged a triple-double, breaking Oscar Robertson's record for most in a season, and around one star Roberson's directive remained the same. "Playing against the best players in the world, at the biggest stage, that's the goal for every player", Durant said. Houston and Utah have both improved from a year ago; Houston was an 8, and Utah, at 9, didn't qualify for postseason play. (more...)
Raikkonen says traffic cost him shot at Sochi pole Raikkonen says traffic cost him shot at Sochi pole
- April 30, 2017

After three rounds this year, Vettel and Ferrari have won twice and Hamilton and Mercedes once, an outcome that has put Vettel on 68 points ahead of Hamilton on 61 ahead of the Russian race. After struggling to extract the maximum performance from Pirelli's tyres during practice on Friday, Hamilton said he encountered a different issue on Saturday as the tyres started to work and the underlying setup of the vehicle left him with armfuls of oversteer. (more...)
Minnesota Wild, police warn against buying fake playoff game tickets
- April 30, 2017

The end to Wednesday's nerve-frying opening act between the Wild and Blues came one stroke after midnight Thursday but the thrills have only just begun in this best-of-seven theater. "He's making some big, timely saves, which gives us a lot of momentum". He made some good saves. However, it wasn't a performance that indicated the Wild will have a tough time solving him going forward. (more...)
Conte Wary Of 'Strong' Everton, Prefers Costa To Lukaku Conte Wary Of 'Strong' Everton, Prefers Costa To Lukaku
- April 30, 2017

The goal-scorers on that day were Eden Hazard (2), Marcos Alonso, Diego Costa and Pedro . "I think Mr Van Gaal left a good group of boys with very good relations between them", said the Portuguese handler. It wouldn't be surprising if he ends his poor run against his former club with at least one goal. Leicester's return to form has seen them climb the table to 15th and they should now avoid relegation. (more...)
Caleb Brantley drafted by Cleveland Browns No. 185 overall Caleb Brantley drafted by Cleveland Browns No. 185 overall
- April 30, 2017

Brown said the team had not talked to Brantley before drafting him and thus did not get his version of the story. Brantley finished his three-year career at Florida with 80 tackles, 20.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles. (more...)
Instant analysis: Tennessee Titans draft Western Michigan's Corey Davis Instant analysis: Tennessee Titans draft Western Michigan's Corey Davis
- April 30, 2017

It's possible that Jackson will be relegated to the slot, although he had limited experience there with the Trojans. Tennessee has been seeking more help for Mariota as the Titans chase their first playoff berth since 2008. We've been all over him from the start, calling him the ideal fit for the Titans back in January. "I'm going to work like the last, though, and do everything I can, everything in my power to bring this team some (wins)". (more...)
US Baseball: First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut US Baseball: First African-born MLB player gets hit in debut
- April 30, 2017

It started off innocently enough, with Jordy Mercer hitting a solo homer in the second at-bat of the game off lefty Adam Conley . Guillermo Heredia and Nelson Cruz hit home runs for the Mariners. Marlins starter Adam Conley (1-2), who did not allow a run in six innings a year ago in his only previous appearance against Pittsburgh , saw his ERA rise from 3.00 to 6.86. (more...)