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Marlins Win on Walk Off After Holding Mets Hitless Through 7

Flores slammed his batting helmet into his leg while Ozuna flashed a big smile to his teammates. There was much about the series that defied explanation as the Marlins won the last three games started by the Mets' best pitchers after losing a 16-inning heartbreaker Thursday. [Full Article...]

Giants' Buster Posey placed on 7-day concussion disabled list

Giants' Buster Posey placed on 7-day concussion disabled list The Giants designated the 24-year-old pitcher for assignment. Tuesday morning, the Giants (3-5) announced that Posey would be placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Tim Federowicz , or as Bochy calls him, Fed-X, had his contract purchased from Triple-A Sacramento to be the backup catcher to Nick Hundley . The Giants made the move for Hundley for exactly this reason. [Full Article...]

Thames, Braun power Brewers past struggling Cubs 6

Thames, Braun power Brewers past struggling Cubs 6 Thames went 3-for-4 and homered for the fifth consecutive game to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 victory over Chicago Cubs at frigid Wrigley Field on Monday . He walked two batters and struck out five. Reliever Neftali Feliz, the fifth Milwaukee pitcher of night, allowed two baserunners in the ninth but escaped without allowing a run to earn his fifth save. [Full Article...]

Kenyans sweep to victories at Boston Marathon

American Jordan Hasay, making her first run at the 26.2-mile distance, was third and Desi Linden was fourth - the first time since 1991 that two US women have finished in the top four. The American drought reached more than three decades from the time Greg Meyer won in 1983 until Meb Keflezighi ran down Boylston Street to raucous chants of "U-S-A!" in 2014, the year after the finish line bombing... [Full Article...]

Man Utd stun Chelsea to open up PL title race

With six games remaining, the result will give Tottenham belief it can lift the trophy at the end of May. "If we win next week it might put a bit more doubt in their minds regarding the Premier League". "The second reason is they are the leader". We gave them problems when they had the ball because we controlled very well and we gave them problems when we recovered the ball because we were reall... [Full Article...]

France win big on final day at world cycling championships

German great Kristina Vogel won the keirin, picking up her ninth world title and her second in Hong Kong after the women's sprint. Chloe Dygert, the 20-year-old American who missed setting a world record in the qualifying round of the women's individual pursuit by less than a second, won her second gold medal of the championships in the event with a time of 3 minutes, 24.641 seconds. [Full Article...]

Kenyans Sweep 121st Boston Marathon

The combination pushed the former 5K and 10K runner, who just a year ago transitioned to road running, to an incredible third-place finish that shattered the American record for a marathon debut. "Fifty years later, women make up nearly half the field at Boston ". Sculptor Pablo Eduardo will create the markers. Security at the race remained very tight following 2013's deadly terrorist bombing o... [Full Article...]

IPL 2017 13th Match: Record-breaking Tye helps Lions maul Supergiants

It was a freaky occurrence that forced the hand of Brad Hodge and the Gujarat selection panel, with Aaron Finch unable to play against Mumbai due to a missing kit bag. It was a poor start by Gujarat as the visitors lost their first wicket on the second ball of the innings. On the other hand, last year's runners-up Bangalore, who have some quality global players are struggling in this edition. [Full Article...]

Conte: We have 50% chance to win title

On the other flank, Matteo Darmian successfully stymied Pedro, leaving Chelsea striker Diego Costa with not even scraps to feed on. Despite fielding a side without Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mourinho nailed his team selection as Marcus Rashford's pace up front terrified a Chelsea defence that struggled to adjust to Marcos Alonso's enforced injury absence in the warm-up before kic... [Full Article...]

Harbhajan Singh and his Habit of Making Suresh Raina his 'Bunny'

Skipper Smith (43) along with opener Rahul Tripathi (33) launched an onslaught, which medium pacer Praveen Kumar will perhaps remember for a long long time . McCullum followed that up with his first six in the second, although he was dropped on 13 in the third - an admittedly hard return catch to bowler Shardul Thakur. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association playoffs 2017: LeBron James says Cavs need 'baby steps' to repeat

Although the Cavaliers lost six of their last 10 games heading into the postseason, three of those four victories came at Quicken Loans Arena. Well, those don't matter now. The Cavs' front office considers it one of Lue's greatest strengths as a coach. "At the end of the day, I'm not going to harp on what happened in the regular season through injuries, through bad losses, through good wins, t... [Full Article...]

Red Sox Fall To Detroit Tigers, 4-1

Verlander only threw his curveball 16 percent of the time last season, a slight uptick from years prior. Heading into Sunday, Ian Kinsler was atop the standings with four hits, three runs and two RBI. The bases were loaded with nobody out in the second inning. The Tigers took care of business, taking three out of four games from the Red Sox. Given all this, it is hardly surprising the Red Sox... [Full Article...]

LeBron, Cavs escape with win over Pacers in Game 1

The Pacers took Cleveland's shot all afternoon, but still had an opportunity to win the game on the final possession. "A lot of unforced turnovers and free throws we gave up". When Irving wasn't scoring on Stephenson, he was unleashing on Jeff Teague much the same way he did each of the past two postseasons when Teague played for the Atlanta Hawks. [Full Article...]

High-flying Mumbai face confident Gujarat in IPL

Pollard now took a risk, and was caught at deep midwicket, but Rohit was composed in finishing off with 4, 2 and 2 with eight required in the last over. Malinga, conceded 12 runs in his first over at the Wankhede track, where the ball came on to the bat. Munaf Patel scalped dangerman Buttler for 24, as two new batsmen were at the crease for Mumbai.Pollard then hit Tye for a six and a four, but in ... [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin to rest this summer

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin to rest this summer Arsenal had won only one of its previous five league games, and Monday's success came after Wenger tweaked Arsenal's formation and set out with a three-man defense. However, the Chile star added a much-needed touch of quality to the match with three minutes left of the half, flighting a sublime free-kick over the wall and into the back of Guzan's net from 20 yards out. [Full Article...]

Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff

However, Cleveland quashed the Pacers fightback at the start of the third quarter, reeling off a 7-0 run to lead by 12 points at 70-58. Irving led Cleveland's scoring on a night when all of the champions' big guns fired. "We believe", he said. "And that was big". The 3-point shooting was sharp for the Cavs, who hit 13 of 30 attempts (43.3 percent). The first time the double team came, Geor... [Full Article...]

Blues Beat Wild, Predators Blank Blackhawks

No one is more aware of the shortcomings of this group better than Yeo. They can't afford to go back to St. Louis down 0-2. "Keep your head up", Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said about his postgame message to his stymied club. Paul, Minn. Is it the defensive system of former Wild coach Mike Yeo, or the sudden brilliance of goalie Jake Allen? The list of stymied forwards is staggering. [Full Article...]

I accept full responsibility for Chelsea loss at Man United, says Conte

We have to dust ourselves off and prepare for a huge semi-final, and then we go again with some important home games coming up. "We have to think there are six finals from now until the end of the season". Chelsea must now put their title challenge on hold as they face Spurs in the the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday with Conte admitting that the Lilywhites - who are on a run of seven straight lea... [Full Article...]

Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

ET start for Patriots Day, this year between the Rays and Red Sox . The Red Sox have now won three in a row to move to 8-5 and comfortably put the almost team-wide flu epidemic in the rearview mirror. "Frustrating loss", said Kevin Cash . You can go back to a couple of plays on this road trip that it just didn't go our way. A poor first inning from Drew Pomeranz had the Sox trailing 3-0 befo... [Full Article...]

John Wall Shines as Wizards Win Game One over Atlanta

The Atlanta Hawks trolled Charles Barkley during the week after the National Basketball Association regular season came to a close, and now Barkley has responded. They traded Jeff Teague for a draft pick to give the reins to Dennis Schroder, but hung on to expensive veterans. On one day of rest (42 times ), Morris shot 43.8% overall and 32.3% from 3. [Full Article...]


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