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Jacob deGrom injury: SP throws day after going on IL

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DeGrom also dealt with sickness over the last week, making him unable to conduct his normal routine between starts. If deGrom is sidelined for any significant amount of time, it could be a crushing blow for a team that is trying to go all in this year and compete for the division. Read More »

Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

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It was hard to make putts. He also had three birdies after starting the round with two bogeys. American star Johnson carded a three-under-par 68 to leapfrog Shane Lowry following Saturday's third round in SC. Lowry, who opened at Harbour Town Golf Links with a 6-under 65 after a 78-73 flameout at the Masters last week, knew conditions were worsening and jumped all over the course as quick as he could with birdies on the first and second holes before storms swept the island resort area. Read More »

Munster fan who confronted Billy Vunipola condemned by EPCR

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The fan left the stands and confronted the Saracens number eight following the Heineken European Champions Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena. The England player went on to score a late try and was named man of the match in the 32-16 win at Coventry's Ricoh Arena . Read More »

Real Madrid have been 'badly damaged' by their poor season insists Marcelo

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What's more, Adidas will have their own retail store at Real Madrid's iconic Santiago Bernabeu , once the stadium's development is complete. Even though this match may go a long way in Vallejo's personal career and help to boost his ego, it is still unknown what difference it could make to his future at the club given his injury record as well as Real Madrid's signing of Eder Militao. Read More »

Sarri: It's EASIER to reach Champions League final than EFL Cup final

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He's scored four in his last three league games on home soil, scoring his side's opening goal in two of those three matches, so a price of 3/1 on the Sportsbook in the First Goalscorer market is very fair. To get to the final of the League Cup we had to play Liverpool , Tottenham , and then Manchester City in the final. But we want to win the Europa League because it is a very important competition in itself, not just because of going in the Champions League. Read More »

Man City midfielder Bernardo Silva: We must be ready for Man Utd

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Aguero in turn found Foden by heading the ball across the face of goal, and the English starlet nodded home from close range in the fifth minute. I honestly think he deserves it; he's so young. "We wanted to give a response with our fans here at home and I think we did it in the best way possible in hard conditions". Man City fixtures Wednesday Manchester United (A) April 28 Burnley (A) May 6 Leicester City (H) May 12 Brighton (A) May 18 Watford (Wembley) FA Cup final 'So we expect a ... Read More »

Crystal Palace claim the 'Drake curse' is a myth following Arsenal victory

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Christian Benteke brought an end to a goal drought spanning back nearly one entire calendar year by putting Crystal Palace ahead at Arsenal on Sunday. And, of course, they fell to a 3-1 defeat. Wilfried Zaha has admitted that he wants to play Champions League football following speculation linking him with a move to some of the Premier League's top six. Read More »

Juventus claim eighth successive title

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But there was an air of consolation after beating Fiorentina 2-1 to claim the Scudetto after crashing out of the Champions League . "In my opinion, it was a very good first season and I adapted well". However, the jumbo screens inside Allianz Stadium flashed No. 37 to include the 2005 and 2006 titles that were stripped in the Calciopoli match-fixing scandal. Read More »

Lionel Messi provides assist as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 2-1

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Sociedad were rewarded for their intelligent display when forward Juanmi equalised in the 62nd minute, sliding in to meet an incisive pass from Mikel Merino and diverting it past Barca's Marc-Andre ter Stegen . "It's the final phase of the season and everything is definitive, but the opposition oblige us to be at our best all the time". Arturo Vidal went close three minutes later but could not keep the ball down when it was flicked on to him at the far post after a Messi free-kick. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan explains why he threw ball at referee

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What wasn't expected was the flat response by the veteran Spurs . Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has done well countering Malone's usual attack, and instead of denying Jokic his, he has focused more on Jokic's passing ability and propensity for being a facilitator. Read More »

Rounding up reactions to Game 2 victory

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Milwaukee is one of the four teams with that has started the playoffs 2-0, and they will be looking to extend that to 3-0. Eric Bledsoe led a balanced attack with 27 points for the Bucks . Pat Connaughton came off the bench to collect 18 points and nine rebounds. The Bucks jumped all over the Pistons early in Game 1 and never looked back from their 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter. Read More »

'Man Utd can not carry players' - Solskjaer fires warning to Alexis Sanchez & Co

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Up next is the small matter of the Manchester Derby, as Solskjær's side welcome Pep Guardiola and Manchester City to Old Trafford on Wednesday in the hope of derailing their Premier League title charge. United have lost six of their past eight games in all competitions and are sixth in the Premier League. We gave a quiet afternoon for our goalkeeper too. Read More »

Westbrook, Thunder beat Blazers for first win in series

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ET, TNT) has become a popular target for sharp bettors, as steady one-sided action is starting to have an effect on the over/under. "So, rocked the baby on a jump shot - you can do that all day". George was also involved in the back and forth and he threw down a dunk after time expired that did not impress Lillard. Portland is coming off its best shooting game of the series, shooting 47 percent from the floor, though they made just 12 of 31 3-pointers and got to the free-throw line 15 ... Read More »

Keller suspended 5 games, Anderson, Renteria 1 each

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The Royals won Wednesday's game, 4-3, in extra innings, and a discussion about baseball's so-called unwritten rules regarding bat flips has been simmering since. Let the kids play , unless you're a batter because apparently pitchers can just hit you for having fun. "I don't think I ever disrespected them as a team or showed them up", Anderson said. Read More »

Sri Lanka leave Chandimal, Tharanga out of World Cup squad

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Sri Lanka have continued to rejig their one-day global set-up, leaving former captain Dinesh Chandimal out of their 15-man Cricket World Cup squad . Kusal Perera will be wicketkeeper and could also be used an opener. We need him. Anyone can take any decision, but we have to face the World Cup. Siriwardana and Vandersay last played ODIs in October 2017. Read More »

South Africa born worldwide cricketer passes away at the age of 38

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He featured in five matches after that, the last of which was in November that year against Papua New Guinea in Dubai, before being sidelined for health reasons that were at the time not made public. De Lange had to undergo an operation, chemotherapy and radiation treatment in his fight against the illness. It was later diagnosed that Con had brain tumour. Read More »

Battle-tested Muzzin urges Leafs not to be tentative in Game 6

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Friday night's tilt was anything but easy for the Toronto Maple Leafs , proving that these two teams are as evenly matched as can be. When Sunday's game began, Toronto looked exactly like the speedy, tight-checking team that downed Boston in Game 5 to put that team's season on life support. Read More »

Sharks D Marc-Edouard Vlasic returns for Game 5

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San Jose's 10th-year forward achieved just that Thursday night in the Sharks' 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights . Tomas Hertl scored his third of the series 1:19 into the game giving his team the early 1-0 lead. We were playing from behind in those games. The No. 2 line of Max Pacioretty , Paul Stastny, and Mark Stone had been red hot the first four games, combining for 28 points on 12 goals and 16 assists. Read More »

US Senator Warren calls for Trump's impeachment

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While Mueller did not make a final determination of whether Trump obstructed justice - citing, in part, a longstanding Justice Department policy not to indict a sitting president - his report did not clear the president entirely. But in light of Mueller's findings, Democratic leaders are under mounting pressure from the party's rising stars, deep-pocketed donors and even a presidential contender to seize the moment as a jumping-off point for trying to remove Trump from office. Read More »

Wilder: Miller "Let Down Family/Kids" With Test Failure

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But he returned an adverse result for a metabolic modulator in March according to the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA). As reported this week, Miller failed a VADA drug test on March 20th, testing positive for a drug created to help people shed weight. Read More »

Keys: Hurricanes at Capitals, Game 5

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Foegele received a two-minute minor penalty for boarding, but the NHL Department of Player Safety didn't consider the hit worthy of supplemental discipline. "You have to go out there and play your game". You can see from the hit video that Alex Ovechkin was incensed by Foegele's hit. "I saw Nino get the puck, and I was a little open, so I just took a couple steps and I had a pretty good chance". Read More »

5 bold Premier League predictions: Cardiff hold Liverpool to draw

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As SPORTbible previously reported, the next couple of days could be an important moment in the title race between Liverpool and Manchester City , especially with the run of fixtures to take place before the Barça match. "It's always a challenge but it's not any more because we are used to it", the German added. You'd still want to be in (17th-placed) Brighton's shoes. Read More »

Djokovic knocked out by Medvedev in Monte Carlo quarters

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Nadal had won his past 25 sets in Monte Carlo , but Fognini, who was a set and 4-1 down to Andrey Rublev in the first round, won in one hour 36 minutes to reach a Masters 1000 final for the first time. Earlier, Medvedev was appearing in the last eight of a Masters tournament for the first time but Djokovic struggled more in the windy conditions. Djokovic double-faulted at 30-30 to give Medvedev his first match point and a backhand victor secured a first win against Djokovic at the fourth ... Read More »

From one GOAT to another: "Greatest comeback I've ever seen"

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That's two pretty accomplished athletes - a 23-time Olympic gold medalist and a six-time NBA champion - still marveling at Woods, who at age 43 won his 15th career major Sunday at Augusta National. Michael Jordan is no stranger to incredible comebacks. If anyone says anything along the lines of, "Hey Tiger's got a two-shot lead heading into the last two holes!" you can bet hundreds of millions of people will be gluing their eyeballs to a screen to witness what happens next and I'm glad to ... Read More »

Fernando Llorente goal would have been ruled out next season

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On Sterling's goal being ruled out, he said: "I don't know, I saw the action and the people decide it is offside, it is offside". "It is an unbelievable semi-final for us and we know it is a top team to beat". "It was a few minutes left to play so I tried to get everyone up but then out of nothing VAR was there and saved us". In the other quarterfinal second leg game of the day, a resurgent Mohamed Salah scored one and set up another to inspire a clinical Liverpool to a 4-1 victory at ... Read More »

Israel Folau requests code of conduct hearing

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The Waratahs will have their first taste of life without Israel Folau when they play the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby on Saturday, not yet knowing whether the separation will be permanent. In an interview with British radio station talkSPORT , the Welshman was highly critical of Folau reasserting his homophobic beliefs in social media posts last week. Read More »

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara Hilariously Knocks Over Maple Leafs Forward In Game 5

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While killing a Mitch Marner delay of game call - the winger would've cleared the Green Monster at Fenway with his ill-advised swing to put a loose puck out of danger - Kapanen could've had his long awaited first of the playoffs then. Once again, the Bruins couldn't convert, mishandling the puck in the offensive zone a few times. "It was an fantastic play", Matthews said of Muzzin's fake and pass. Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Son will be OK

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Zinedine Zidane won the Champions League in each of his first three seasons at Real Madrid; a quite remarkable achievement. "Regardless of whether he has fallen in the Champions League". It will be hard. "Coutinho's a player I like a lot and who has to succeed at Barca", he added. They are now in a good moment. Tottenham have got a few more injuries that they've accumlated the other day. Read More »

Neal skates as extra at Flames practice

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If you can't find an extra gear in overtime, what are you doing? After blanking the Avs 4-0 in Game 1, the Flames have dropped three in a row and must stave off elimination at home on Friday night. Makar, a sophomore at UMass, competed in the men's hockey national championship game Saturday in Buffalo, where the Minutemen lost to Minnesota-Duluth. Read More »

Allegri does not want Juventus celebrations diluted

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However, the Italian side were stunned in the quarter-finals of the competition on Tuesday by Ajax , with even Ronaldo unable to prevent Juve slipping to a 3-2 aggregate defeat. "He has done very well this year and will do so next season, of course he is disappointed like all of us but he's calm about it", said Allegri . Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted after the defeat at Barcelona in the Champions League that it'll take years of work to reach to the top. Read More »

Hearn: Joshua-Miller In Doubt After Miller Fails VADA Test

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On Twitter , Joshua's manager Freddie Cunningham said that should Miller not be allowed fight, they will seek a replacement for the 30-year-old American. The situation is an enormous frustration for IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua, who had initially hoped to face Deontay Wilder in a unification, only for talks to fail. Read More »

Hashim Amla included in South Africa`s World Cup squad

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With South Africa opting for Amla's experience, and Markram's imposing domestic form, there were no major surprises when the squad was announced on Thursday afternoon. In keeping with a recent comment by Cricket South Africa chief executive Thabang Moroe that racial quotas would not apply for the World Cup, eight white players were selected. Read More »

Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win

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Despite putting up 26 points and 10 rebounds in Game 1 , he shot only 8 of 24 from the field. The biggest story of the contest was Paul George's performance and what it might mean for the Thunder going forward. Curry had back-to-back triples to put the Blazers up 85-73 late in the third. Damian Lillard hit a distant trey in the closing moments of the game to lift Portland to the win. Read More »