Sport US, UK call on Putin to rethink support for Syria
Author: 0 US, UK call on Putin to rethink support for Syria

Tillerson, who is in Italy for a meeting with foreign ministers from the Group of 7 industrialized nations, laid a wreath at the site. Even so, allies of Mr Johnson admitted it would be "a battle" to get any agreement over the two days of talks following global amazement at President Trump's decision to bombard a Syrian air force base in retaliation at the use of banned chemical weapons.

Sport EU's Tusk, Britain's May want to reduce tensions in Brexit talks
Author: 0 EU's Tusk, Britain's May want to reduce tensions in Brexit talks

The visit follows an outcry in Britain over Tusk last week outlining draft negotiating guidelines which say that Spain should have a veto on any trade deal agreed with Britain being extended to Gibraltar. Mr Tusk explained his draft Brexit guidelines that are due to be adopted by the European Council on 29 April and oulined the next steps of the Brexit process as seen from the EU27.

Author: 0 Umpire stomps on inflated condom that delayed Brewers-Cubs game

Manager Craig Counsell said the injury first popped up Wednesday. "The bottom line was we pitched really well". Justin Grimm got Chicago out of the inning and it was a bullpen duel from there. Kris Bryant was the key for the Cubs to win. Albert Almora, Kyle Schwarber , Ben Zobrist , Wilson Contreras, Kyle Hendricks , and Anthony Rizzo scored a run while Addison Russell and Javy Baez scored 2 runs each.

Author: 0 US women's hockey players hoping for wage dispute resolution

But I can't get my mind off the true heroes in all of this. But they're fairly hollow if you consider what the US has gotten from its women's programs despite significantly less support. And they chose to boycott anyway. Before the deal was reached, the USWNT sent out well-timed and unified social media blasts while USA Hockey continued digging themselves into a hole.

Author: 0 Roger Federer v Nick Kyrgios, 2017 Miami Open semi-final

But Wawrinka, beaten by fellow Swiss Federer in the final of Indian Wells earlier this month, looked tired as he struggled through the third set of a match played on his 32nd birthday. There's a possibility of a Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal final on Sunday. Roger Federer fought off two match points against Tomas Berdych to make his way into the Miami Open semi-finals and is now expecting a blockbuster match up against Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios.

Author: 0 Pochettino praises Spurs players after win keeps pressure on Chelsea

In the English Premier League, Son is now tied for 12th with 11 goals, two behind the 10th-ranked scorers. He added: "Could he score more than me? We want to take it game by game, we can't affect Chelsea but we have to focus ourselves, take it game by game and see where it takes us".

Author: 0 Liverpool's Mané out for season & doubts over Coutinho for Stoke clash

Klopp paid tribute to the class and determination of Coutinho, whose 30th career Premier League goal made him the top-flight's leading Brazilian scorer - and Firmino and the improvements Mignolet has made in his game. Simon Mignolet has revealed how Jürgen Klopp joked with him as a way of showing appreciation for the goalkeeper's game-saving display in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Stoke City on Saturday.

Sport Hawks seal 10th straight playoff appearance when Bulls lose
Author: 0 Hawks seal 10th straight playoff appearance when Bulls lose

Cleveland is tied with the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 seed in the East, his highness King James recent made comments saying that individual regular season games and the top seed in the conference weren't that important to him. "At the start of the fourth, we didn't get no stops", James said. All-stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were very vocal after the loss about how the team needs to have more focus heading into the postseason.

Author: 0 Marshawn could turn his attention to the Patriots

This could potentially pave the way for Lynch to make his way to New England, but it's hard to imagine the Patriots paying Lynch the $5 million he's due in 2017 after not meeting Blount's demands in salary after a season where the running back rushed for over 1,000 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Author: 0 Vimy Ridge centenary: Thousands of Canadians mark battle's anniversary

The government of Canada hosted Sunday's somber ceremony of official speeches and performances by Canadian artists such as singer Loreena McKennitt. Over 3,600 soldiers died and over 7,000 were injured in the three-day battle. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has visited the scene of one of Canada's most iconic moments during the Second World War - Juno Beach - and called on the global community not to repeat the "terrible mistakes" of the past.

Sport Manchester United over-reliant on Ibrahimovic - Giggs
Author: 0 Manchester United over-reliant on Ibrahimovic - Giggs

The Red Devils have, Giggs feels, been over-reliant on their talisman striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has netted 28 goals for the side in all competitions. they balance off the talented players, do the (hard) work and fill in gaps". Plans for the football-themed café, located at The Arena at Woodleigh Park, were announced last October and Giggs, who said the pair are very "hands on" in the business's management, is confident of replicating the success in Singapore.

Sport Manchester United to welcome back Valencia against Anderlecht
Author: 0 Manchester United to welcome back Valencia against Anderlecht

The United boss said it was because his number one was suffering from a slight hip injury which should not take long to clear up. De Gea will probably be fit for Chelsea. Mourinho, speaking after the game, was quick to acknowledge his second choice keeper for standing up when called upon against Sunderland. "The fans are used to having Romero in goal in the competition, and that becomes the most important competition for us after winning the League Cup".

Author: 0 Javier Baez shaken up in scary collision with Jason Heyward

Manager Craig Counsell and assistant athletic trainer Dave Yeager attended to RHP Jacob Barnes after he fielded a bunt single by Jon Jay in the eighth. He had a welt around his left eye as he walked off the field accompanied by manager Joe Maddon . "He's fine", Maddon said. "They played some good defense".

Sport Zack Wheeler falters in return, Mets upended by Marlins
Author: 0 Zack Wheeler falters in return, Mets upended by Marlins

J.T. Realmuto then notched his 11th hit of the season when a challenge by Miami manager Don Mattingly reversed a 4-3 groundout to an infield single . Still, Collins said this outing only can help Wheeler as he tries to make his way back from two years away from the majors. They collectively had walked 15 and struck out 22 before getting one scoreless inning each from Fernando Salas and Addison Reed on Sunday night.

Sport Hamilton expecting titanic F1 title battle after winning in China
Author: 0 Hamilton expecting titanic F1 title battle after winning in China

Hamilton pipped Ferrari's Vettel in Shanghai in a reverse of the opening race in Australia last month to go level with the German at the top of the standings. It was a good match. "It could have been a different race, but it was a good recovery". He said: "It was very challenging". The fight seemed to be between Hamilton and Verstappen at one point, but Hamilton had a gap of over 7 seconds, which was seemingly hard to close by now.

Sport Wenger 'will sign two-year Arsenal extension'
Author: 0 Wenger 'will sign two-year Arsenal extension'

The Gunners have failed to win the Premier League since 2003-04, while they have been unable to make an impact in the Champions League since reaching the final in 2005-06. Things will get sorted out during the summer. "Look, I feel we came out of a very hard period and what we have shown is that we are united and focused and determined to do things right again", Wenger said .

Author: 0 Senators star defenceman Erik Karlsson out for key game in Boston

Karlsson's top shelf snapshot and the smile that followed said it all, he was back to lead this team to the promised land. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Rask couldn't see the shot because Viktor Stalberg was providing a ideal screen. Shortly after, Viktor Stalberg took an awkward hit from Adam McQuaid and had to head to the dressing room because of it.

Sport Hagestad wins low amateur honors
Author: 0 Hagestad wins low amateur honors

Hagestad, largely a reserve at USC until starting the final three postseason matches as a 2013 senior, tied for 36th at 6-over 294 (74-73-74-73) to finish as low amateur, three shots better than Curtis Luck, the only other amateur out of five to make the cut.

Author: 0 Egypt declares state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings kill 44

Sisi did not specify what legal measures he would use but Egypt's constitution stipulates that the decision to impose a state of emergency must be backed by a parliament majority, according to the Independent . A bomb at a Cairo cathedral that killed at least 25 people in December 2016, many of them women and children, was also claimed by IS. Police were in place when the second bomb went off yesterday afternoon at St.

Author: 0 Pressure on Maple Leafs in final weekend of NHL season

The Boston Bruins are headed into the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a third seed in the Atlantic Division, and will face the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the playoffs. "So let's go to work". "It's a big year for them, a lot on the line". The downside here is that you don't know what to expect out of the Leafs - if they get goaltending and the pucks bounce their way, they could be a disaster for the Capitals.

Sport Guardiola: Man City in for long top-4 fight
Author: 0 Guardiola: Man City in for long top-4 fight

The 64th minute saw Fabian Delph effectively kill the game with City's third goal, and he also won man of the match. Pep Guardiola reflects on the growing pains during his first season in charge at Manchester City. But the Spaniard is of the view that his team will have to go to the final match of the campaign to secure that prize. You have to know that. Marco Silva doesn't mince words about how he felt his team performed against a clearly superior Manchester City squad.

Sport Jose Mourinho takes another shot at Antonio Conte over youth development
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho takes another shot at Antonio Conte over youth development

Five wins from their last seven games will now be enough for Conte to claim a title in his first season of English football, and Alonso claims he and his team-mates will treat every remaining game like a cup final. Frank Lampard does not believe Tottenham are capable of overhauling Chelsea in the Premier League title race. Maybe before the game we felt pressure but once it kicks off we just think about winning.

Author: 0 UFC 210: Daniel Cormier accused of using dodgy tactic to make weight

The UFC light heavyweight champion came in 1.2lbs over the limit for his championship fight with Anthony Johnson . A couple minutes later, Cormier returned, stepped on the scale a second time, and hit 205 pounds on the nose. no, no". Under the early weigh-in systems pioneered by the state of California previous year and adopted by most of the country, fighters are allowed a two-hour window during which the can check in at any time.

Author: 0 No Bones about it: Cormier, Johnson set for UFC rematch

Johnson's (22-6 MMA, 13-6 UFC) early attempt to out-grapple Cormier (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC ) backfired spectacularly when the Olympic wrestler from Lafayette, Louisiana, reversed him and set up the same rear-naked choke he tapped to in the first meeting.

Sport Myles Garrett will 'punish' Browns if not taken No. 1
Author: 0 Myles Garrett will 'punish' Browns if not taken No. 1

Miller, who was selected No. 2 out of Texas A&M in the 2011 Draft, is present at the Aggie spring game. But Garrett says they will pay for if they don't. the tape has said that although he is a tremendous athlete, I just wonder how much does he love playing defensive line and being hit and the collisions that take place time after time.

Sport MASTERS 2017: Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose hold third round lead
Author: 0 MASTERS 2017: Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose hold third round lead

There's Jordan Spieth, who "obviously has a special relationship the Masters", Rose said. Fowler was part of a four-way tie for the lead when the third round started Saturday. Mickelson's rise ended there. Pieters made an eagle on the par-5 13th on his way to a 68. It's his second straight day over par as he attempted, at 46, to become the oldest victor at Augusta National.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia holds off Justin Rose to win Masters

This time, they were accompanied by a smile. Rose was in trouble from the start with a tee shot that sailed right, leaving him blocked by a Magnolia tree. Open. Both Rose and Garcia finished at 9 under par, and needed an extra hole to decide this weekend's tournament, after 72 holes. "It was the most free that I've ever felt at Augusta National", he said.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Could Return For Warriors' Final Homestand

Golden State hit just two of its first 12 shots and trailed 29-7 with 3:29 remaining in the first quarter. "I told somebody on the bench - I think we were down like 22 - I said, 'Yo, as insane as this is about to sound, they're up 22 points, and I don't feel like they're dominating us, '" Green said.

Author: 0 South Africa clinches series after rain washes out last day

Securing a draw in the final Test in Hamilton was worth $300 000 (R3.9m) more to the Proteas than what they would have earned had they lost the Test. New Zealand thus hold all the cards heading into the second-last day as the upper-order's efforts hand them a seven-run lead over South Africa's first-innings 314, with six wickets still up their sleeve.

Sport Garcia claims first major victory at Masters
Author: 0 Garcia claims first major victory at Masters

I just want to win here. "I would have liked to be the right part of it, but nevertheless I hope it's a good one". "It's not going to be a disaster", Garcia said. Both Garcia and Rose hit their balls close on No. 16. Rose was over the water and looking at birdie. PHOTO: David Cannon/Getty Images. Both players missed short birdie tries on the final regulation hole, Garcia's from inside 1.5m appearing, momentarily at least, like it could extend his major misery.

Author: 0 Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia share Masters lead

Ernie Els walks with caddie Ricci Roberts on the 17th hole during what could be his final Masters appearance. Nine years later, in 2012, he was a shot off the 36-hole lead, but then followed with a 75. Spieth is another golfer who feels at home here. He was one of few players to limit the damage caused by blustery weather that turned sunny and calm Saturday.

Sport My future is tied to Wenger's, says Ozil
Author: 0 My future is tied to Wenger's, says Ozil

I would like to win the Champions League too, because it is the biggest thing in club football. I have one more year on my contract. Aware of the depressing vibe around his club, Wenger acknowledged the West Ham win was essential to restore morale and he hopes the way his players stuck together will be repeated at Selhurst Park in another crucial London derby.

Sport Garcia wins Masters playoff to claim green jacket
Author: 0 Garcia wins Masters playoff to claim green jacket

Garcia, with 19 years' worth of disappointment in the major championships behind him - literally if not figuratively - followed that with a birdie on the 14th and then a spectacular eagle on the 15th hole, dropping a 14-foot putt that just died into the centre of the cup.

Sport Hawks stun Cavs again, make 26-point comeback to win in OT
Author: 0 Hawks stun Cavs again, make 26-point comeback to win in OT

Kyrie Irving scored 45 points for Cleveland and James had a triple-double with 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists before the four-time MVP fouled out in overtime. LeBron was LeBron as per usual-27 points, eight rebounds, seven assists-but there wasn't much support to be found. But even those lofty numbers weren't enough to get past a red-hot Hawks squad that shot 43.2% from beyond the arc and 50.6% overall.

Author: 0 Leafs recall Garret Sparks; Andersen's status in question for Sunday finale

Brown scored the decisive goal, his 20th of the season, when he tipped a Jake Gardiner shot past Marc-Andre Fleury, with Nazem Kadri screening the Penguins goalie. Nikita Zaitsev took a hit from Nick Foligno in the dying seconds of the first period and he was visibly shaken up. With Sestito in the box, William Nylander found an open Tyler Bozak and fed the veteran centre the puck.

Sport Sergio Garcia wins The Masters
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia wins The Masters

The Spaniard then pulled his drive into further trouble at 13 and was forced to take a penalty drop, but he got up and down for a morale-boosting par as Rose missed a great opportunity for birdie. Rose had about 190 yards to the flag from the fairway but flew the green with his second shot and chipped to 5 feet. That margin could open the door for a comeback by a host of major winners, including Australia's Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters Victor in seventh on 213 after 54 holes, and South ...

Author: 0 Barcelona fail to shock Malaga after Madrid derby draw

On Monday, Real Sociedad face Sporting Gijon. These match logs are what Spanish soccer's governing body uses to determine if players should be fined and/or given additional suspensions and, well, mocking the referee generally doesn't play well.

Author: 0 Arsenal back on course as Ozil, Walcott and Eleny shine

A goalkeeping error from Darren Randolph allowed Mesut Ozil to give Arsenal the lead before Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud wrapped up the victory at the Emirates Stadium. We have been in this situation before, although probably not as bad. "We are always praised more than we deserve it when it goes well and punished more than we deserve it when it hasn't gone well but that's our world".

Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios fires Austrailia into semi-finals of Davis Cup

Belgium led their home tie against Italy 2-1 and if they advance, their semi-final against Australia in September would be in Belgium. At Charleroi: Belgium 3 leads Italy 1 [David Goffin bt Paolo Lorenzi 6-3, 6-3, 6-2; Ruben Bemelmans & Joris De Loore lost to Andreas Seppi & Simone Bolelli 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6)].

Sport Missed call on unreviewable play helps UNC win championship
Author: 0 Missed call on unreviewable play helps UNC win championship

The Tar Heels won their sixth national title, beating Gonzaga 71-65 in the NCAA Tournament final at University of Phoenix Stadium, with the key play being a late-game block by center Kennedy Meeks . "I'd been gone for so long, I honestly wasn't quite sure what would happen", White told the Post. "He didn't really give that to us, but he was big for us and made a couple of big, big baskets down the stretch".

Author: 0 Tigers win 9th straight home opener

The News' Lynn Henning and Bob Wojnowski break down the Tigers' 6-5 Opening Day win over the Red Sox on Friday at Comerica Park . Reliever Matt Barnes and shortstop Xander Bogaerts are both on bereavement leave . "I had myself in some jams there in the third inning and fourth inning, just happy to get out of them and make some pitches when I needed to". "It scared me more than anything, but I'm good to go".

Author: 0 Garcia done with fighting Augusta

Justin Rose, now up two strokes, looked like a machine, his ball in the middle of the fairway yet again. He and Rose have been butting heads since they were 14, but the distance between them grew as wide as a gulf when the Englishman notched his first major in 2013 at the U.S.

Sport Arsene Wenger tips Theo Walcott for England recall after Arsenal goal rush
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger tips Theo Walcott for England recall after Arsenal goal rush

Ozil is now stalling over a new contract, with his existing deal due to expire in a year, and suggested he will not make a decision on his future until he knows what Wenger is doing. Ozil has scored six goals and has made six assists in 24 games in the Premier League this season, which is significantly less than the German's 19 assists in the 2015-16 campaign.

Author: 0 Stokes shines but Pune lose out

Kings XI Punjab, wooden spoon holders last season, have revamped their set up heading into this season; Glenn Maxwell was handed the team's captaincy, and the franchise roped in Virender Sehwag in the capacity of mentor and J Arunkumar as coach.

Author: 0 Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

Bradley eventually got up slowly and walked off under his own power. As of Saturday, the Red Sox were still without Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez to the flu. Bradley didn't know exactly what happened on the play. Add reliever Carson Smith, who's still recovering from Tommy John surgery, and the injured Tyler Thornburg to the mix, and you have an extremely depleted team.

Sport Sergio earns Green Jacket with first Major
Author: 0 Sergio earns Green Jacket with first Major

To do it on his (Ballesteros's) 60th birthday and to join him and Jose Maria Olazabal, my two idols in golf, it is something fantastic", said Garcia before accepting the Green Jacket from last year's victor Danny Willett in Butler Cabin.

Sport Lillard scores Blazers-record 59 points in victory over Jazz
Author: 0 Lillard scores Blazers-record 59 points in victory over Jazz

The two-time All-Star shot 18-of-34 from the field and was unconscious from three-point range as he connected on 9-of-14 from downtown to lead his team to a 101-86 win over the Jazz . There are still two games to play before full attention can turn toward the Warriors, but with a playoff spot sewn up, the Trail Blazers will now have almost a week to rest and prepare for the postseason, even with a little regular season work left to do.

Author: 0 Manchester United cruise to victory at Sunderland

The lively manager continues to turn heads, selecting Luke Shaw after previously calling him out for not being good enough. Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with a beautifully curled effort from just outside the box on the half hour mark.

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