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Sport Royals honor late Yordano Ventura before home opener vs A's
Author: 0 Royals honor late Yordano Ventura before home opener vs A's

Meanwhile, Khris Davis launched his fourth homer, a two-run blast in the fourth inning, and that was all it would take to get the A's back to.500 at 4-4 once Santiago Casilla and Sean Doolittle finished up in relief. The Royals made a little noise in the ninth with Lorenzo Cain drawing a one-out walk and advancing to third on Salvador Perez's ground-ball single to left.

Author: 0 Painful to concede late equaliser at Manchester United, says Ronald Koeman

United have won just once at home in the league in 2017, with the likes of West Brom, Bournemouth and Hull each taking a point away from the Theatre of Dreams since the turn of the year. "At this level, we need the fantastic body he has to play football — fantastic physical qualities he has, the very good technical ability he has — but he can not play with my understanding of the game", Mourinho said.

Author: 0 Russia criticises UK decision to cancel Johnson visit to Moscow

The joint command centre also said the presence of U.S troops in northern Syria where Washington has hundreds of special forces helping the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to oust Islamic State was "illegal" and that Washington had a long-term plan to occupy the area.

Author: 0 Coutinho climbs off sick bed to revive Liverpool

But, aware Coutinho was struggling with diarrhoea and Firmino had been tired, Reds boss Klopp admitted it was a big decision to bring on the Brazilians at the break as he feared they would only last 30 minutes. Combine that with the endless tapping up from various Barca players (most frequently Neymar), and it'll take a lot of will power for Coutinho to reject such a dream transfer.

Sport Rose, Garcia tied for Masters lead after third round
Author: 0 Rose, Garcia tied for Masters lead after third round

He put his tee shot in the water on the par-3 16th, and he took two shots to get out of a bunker on the 17th. World number two Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, shot 71 to stand on 216 and was not confident of a victory that would complete a career grand slam.

Author: 0 James passes O'Neal for seventh on National Basketball Association scoring list

There was obvious lack of familiarity there, but any starting lineup sans Ellis seems to work in Indiana's favor, which could make Stephenson a prime candidate for an expedited promotion into the starting lineup, though taking away ball handling from Jeff Teague , who overcome a awful start to finish with 17 points and 11 assists probably isn't going to be in the best interest of Teague's role with Indiana.

Sport US, Canada and Mexico confirm joint 2026 World Cup hosting bid
Author: 0 US, Canada and Mexico confirm joint 2026 World Cup hosting bid

It helps that CONCACAF as a whole is behind the bid. The only time FIFA approved a joint bid was for the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan. How might this work, logistically? This tournament will host 48 teams-up from the current format of 32 teams-which means there will be 20 more games than there are now.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Ties NBA Record For Most Triple-Doubles In A Season

WIZARDS 118, HORNETS 111: John Wall scored 14 of his 23 points in the third quarter, and Washington hurt Charlotte's playoff chances with a win at home. Joe Johnson added 13 points and Shelvin Mack chipped in 12 off the bench for the Jazz , who earned their seventh consecutive home victory. Kyle Lowry had 27 points and 10 assists in his return from a wrist injury to help Toronto rally to beat Detroit 105-102.

Sport Sergio Garcia wins Masters in playoff
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia wins Masters in playoff

His approach nearly landed straight in the cup, but stopped about 15 feet from the hole. He would have put himself probably too far behind. "I've had so many good chances and either I lost them or someone has done something extraordinary to beat me", said Garcia.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook's record-breaking season in Opta numbers

Robertson also holds the career record with 182 triple-doubles, so Russ has 102 to go. @russwest44 records his 42nd triple-double, drops 50 PTS & hits the game-winner at the buzzer! Westbrook finished with 16 rebounds and 10 assists. Congratulations to Russell Westbrook on a magnificent season", Robertson wrote for the Undefeated . It's an otherworldly accomplishment that could be easily be compared with numerous other all-time great sports accomplishments-Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting ...

Author: 0 Yankees place catcher Gary Sanchez on DL with biceps strain

And Dylan Bundy was sublime in his outing, but I can't stop thinking about Hyun Soo Kim's base hit against Dellin Betances in the seventh inning of Saturday's win over NY. Sanchez took a practice swing and grimaced in pain, and the Yankees removed him following a brief chat with the trainer. The last Yankee to accomplish such a feat was Alex Rodriguez, who notched 3,115 career hits and 696 homers for the Mariners, Rangers and Yankees from 1994 to 2016.

Sport Sunderland to appeal Seb Larsson's sending off against Manchester United
Author: 0 Sunderland to appeal Seb Larsson's sending off against Manchester United

Anichebe says manager David Moyes is always on to his players to remain tight as a unit, stay in the game and maintain their concentration levels even if they go a goal down. "We need to just keep fighting, that's the basis of what we have to do". Sunday's defeat was the latest disappointment for Sunderland, but Anichebe is attempting to stay positive in their battle against relegation.

Author: 0 Garcia wins Masters in playoff

Considered by many to likely become the primary rival of Tiger Woods, Garcia developed a reputation for struggling in the biggest moments. Garcia was low amateur at the Masters that year. Garcia had two putts to win outright, and he made the birdie putt for the victory. Els has played the Masters 23 times. He lost a three-shot lead in the final round at Carnoustie in the 2007 British Open, and after losing in a playoff to Padraig Harrington, he said he was playing against "more than the ...

Sport Browns announce 2017 preseason slate of games
Author: 0 Browns announce 2017 preseason slate of games

The San Francisco 49ers have announced the team's 2017 preseason opponents . As much as people don't want to read into the preseason, it would be nice to see the Saints get off on the right foot for a change, even if the games don't really matter.

Sport Westbrook equals record for most triple-doubles in a season
Author: 0 Westbrook equals record for most triple-doubles in a season

He tied a career-high with his seventh straight triple-double, and needs two more to tie the mark for consecutive triple-doubles set by Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain in March 1968. The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a three game losing streak, riding a balanced scoring attack to a 92-74 win over the Denver Nuggets Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Author: 0 Jeffrey Schlupp praises Crystal Palace resolve after victory at Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas gave Chelsea a fifth-minute lead, but the excellent Wilfried Zaha equalised four minutes later and Benteke struck Palace's second after 11 minutes. The loss was Chelsea's second since September and fourth of the season. Conte urged his side to put the defeat against Palace behind them by returning to winning ways when City visit Chelsea on Wednesday.

Author: 0 India beat Australia by 8 wickets to win series 2-1

The Series decided third test match has held at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi . Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin reacts after dismissing Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell during the 3rd day of the 4th Test at Dharamsala , on Monday. The pitch played up really well throughout the series, giving a chance to the bowlers and the batsman. But it was the captain who kept insisting that his team was good enough to fire even if he had an off day.

Author: 0 Neymar Sent Off As Malaga Dent Barca's Title Hopes

In a game which was expected to be an easy victory for the Catalans, Michel's side proved their tenacity and gave very few chances to Barca to open up. Atletico's forward line comprising of Fernando Torres and Antoine Griezmann charged early in the game but failed to put the ball past Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

Sport Lewis Hamilton roars to victory in Chinese Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton roars to victory in Chinese Grand Prix

It was a key victory for Mercedes , which headed into the race second place in the overall standings following an upset victory by Ferrari in Australia last month. "I'm fighting up against a four-time world champion (and) he is at his best and he is phenomenally quick". "It is going to be one of the closest, if not the closest, fights [driver championship battle] I have experienced".

Author: 0 Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors

I still believed there were a lot of holes I could go after. "I feel like I play as aggressive as anyone around here", he said. Sergio Garcia, who captured his greatest victory in 20 years of major golf Sunday by winning the Masters , said he felt the presence of the late Seve Ballesteros helping pull him through.

Sport Sign or be sold, Everton boss tells Barkley
Author: 0 Sign or be sold, Everton boss tells Barkley

Opponents Leicester will be without captain Wes Morgan when they travel to Spain for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday. Barkley played 90 minutes against Leicester but his future was thrown into doubt as manager Ronald Koeman later said the player would have to be sold if he does not sign a new contract.

Author: 0 Hawks stun Cavs again with late comeback

Instead, Cleveland allowed the Hawks to get back into the game despite leading 93-67 at the start of the fourth quarter, and the Hawks got the benefit of a few very questionable calls that helped them earn a 126-125 overtime victory. They took the lead for good on a three-pointer by Mike Muscala with 35 seconds remaining. That may be, but failure to stop a slumping offense in two straight games (with rest in between) is worrisome.

Author: 0 After no triple-double, Grizzlies coach says, 'Take that, Russell Westbrook'

Westbrook also moved into a tie with Wilt Chamberlain for fourth on the all-time list with his 78th career triple-double - helping the playoff-bound Thunder record their largest margin of victory this season. 6 seed in the West to 3 ½ games. "It showed that he was sharing the ball, and everybody was benefiting from that". The scoring attack was refreshingly balanced, a happy medium that's been hard for Westbrook and the Thunder to find this season.

Author: 0 Passenger is dragged off overbooked United flight

Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked. We apologise for the overbook situation. In case you missed it, passengers on a United plane bound for Kentucky were told the flight was overbooked , and as always, employees asked for volunteers to take a later flight to make room.

Author: 0 Daniel Cormier retains light heavyweight belt at UFC 210

After failing in his second bid to win the UFC light heavyweight championship, losing via a second-round submission to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210 on Saturday in New York, Johnson surprisingly retired. Following that announcement, Johnson quickly made his way to the locker room but Cormier was not done celebrating his victory. "I think he's just really upset I'm here and I may have stolen some of his spotlight, but that wasn't my intention.

Sport Kouyate hopeful Hammers can put recent woes behind them
Author: 0 Kouyate hopeful Hammers can put recent woes behind them

While West Ham move up to 36 points, Swansea , on 28 points, face a huge fight on their hands if they are going to extend their six-year run of top-flight football for another year. However, Heaton's heroics left Boro, who are now without a league win in 14 attempts dating back to December 17th, in ever deeper trouble with just seven games remaining.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Reveals Henrikh Mkhitaryan Dropped After Poor Performance Against West Brom

But veteran midfielder Carrick has not given up on securing a return to European football's top table through the league. "I'm just grateful for the club's support", Moyes said. We tried everything and in the end the goal arrived. Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Everton saw United drop further off the pace in the race for Champions League qualification, despite Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all being back and available following injury and suspension lay-offs.

Sport Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Author: 0 Why Dolphins owner Stephen Ross voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

The Raiders could pay more in rent to stay in Oakland in 2019 or move to a temporary city like San Antonio for one year before making the permanent move to Las Vegas. After that, however, they may not be welcomed back according to one stadium executive. All of this led to Davis' "mixed feelings" about the vote and pending departure.

Author: 0 Garcia ups lead to two shots after three holes

When a 12-foot putt he didn't need dropped, Garcia clutched his fist and crouched low in celebration. This is Rose's fifth time holding the lead at Augusta after a round. Garcia sank a testy 8-footer to save par. He had a shot, hitting his approach to about 14 feet. He played with Tiger in the final group on Sunday, but he was four strokes back when he did.

Sport Liverpool's Mane set for season-ending op
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mane set for season-ending op

Press Association Sport reported that Mane, 25, will have the surgery in London after suffering an injury in a challenge with Everton's Leighton Baines during the 3-1 victory at Anfield. "We are close enough to the end of the season that it will be pretty much impossible to play again this season so he will get a longer break and will be ready for next season".

Author: 0 Memphis forwards Dedric, K.J. Lawson to transfer to Kansas

When eligible to play, in the fall of 2018, Dedric will likely assume a starting frontcourt spot for Kansas while immediately becoming one of the most talented player son the team. "It was very frustrating", K.J. Lawson told the The Indianapolis Star of the injury ahead of last season. Dedric Lawson will have two years remaining after sitting out the 2016-17 season, while K.J.

Author: 0 Missing Moses: Chelsea boss admits tough times ahead in Premier League

Conte maintained that they were beaten by a team with "strong players, very good players". "At the end (of the season) if we deserve to win the title we will be very happy. It's a pity but it wasn't our day. Asked if he was concerned about Palace's ability to keep Zaha, Allardyce said: "Wilf is on a long contract Steve (Parish , the Palace chairman) tells me, so there is not that danger at the moment of losing Wilf".

Sport Mexican ex-governor arrested in Italy over drug money laundering
Author: 0 Mexican ex-governor arrested in Italy over drug money laundering

Tomas Yarrington, ex-governor of Tamaulipas state, on Mexico's northeastern border with Texas, was accused in 2013 by a federal grand jury in Texas of taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Gulf Cartel and other traffickers. He is expected to be extradited back to Mexico within days. As Breitbart Texas previously reported, Yarrington has been a fugitive from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Sport Sergio Garcia captures first major championship at 81st Masters
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia captures first major championship at 81st Masters

While Garcia very much won the Masters, Rose missed some opportunities down the stretch. "But lately I've been getting some good help and I've been thinking a little bit different, a little bit more positive, and kind of accepting that if, for whatever reason, it didn't happen, my life is still going to go on - it's not going to be a disaster".

Author: 0 NCAA to Return to North Carolina After Law Change

The statement says a majority of the board "reluctantly voted" to allow for consideration of bids from North Carolina during current deliberations for sites running through 2022. HB 142 also says that local governments can not pass ordinances protecting LGBT people - or anyone else - from discrimination in employment or public places until 2020.

Author: 0 Leon Smith remains upbeat despite Great Britain's Davis Cup exit

Pouille, the world number 17 and his team's top singles player in the absence of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils, swept the breaker before dominating the decider. "It's really incredible, it gives you goosebumps", Benneteau said of the win. Mahut, who has a heart as big as the local cathedral, left us with an abiding memory: hurdling a court boundary marker to make an impossible return of an acutely angled smash in the 10th game.

Sport Tearful Thompson hit with penalty, then loses playoff
Author: 0 Tearful Thompson hit with penalty, then loses playoff

Although Thompson fought back to play the remaining six holes in two under, she lost an agonising sudden death playoff to South Korea's Ryu So-Yeon at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. Two strokes were given for wrongly marking the ball's placement on the green, and another two were given for writing down the wrong score on the scorecard.

Sport Sen. Mark Warner: No Evidence To Support Trump's Political Snooping Claims
Author: 0 Sen. Mark Warner: No Evidence To Support Trump's Political Snooping Claims

In mid-March, House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes abruptly announced he had seen "troubling" information about spy agencies widely spreading the identities of Trump associates. Congress must hold her accountable for her actions has they may have led to efforts to undermine the sitting President of the United States and violated the constitutional rights of American citizens.

Author: 0 Manchester United x Sunderland- Manchester United Player Ratings

The result was good . The first-half saw United take the lead through a fabulous Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike on the half-hour mark. Marcus Rashford gets on the score sheet for United . "We need to improve together as a team and we need to keep fighting". In the day's other game Everton beat Leicester City 4-2. Tom Davies celebrates scoring for Everton.

Author: 0 Cubs edge Cardinals 2-1 with help of game-saving catch

Less than 48 hours after finalizing a six-year, $33.5 million contract with the Cardinals, Piscotty was reciting numbers, backward and forward, to prove he was coherent. Instead it gave the Cubs a huge boost as they looked to notch their first win of the season. Newly-acquired catcher Brian McCann hit an opposite field home run to help the Houston Astros to a 2-1 over the Seattle Mariners.

Author: 0 Babar Azam on song as Pakistan prevail over West Indies in Guyana

Younis needs only 23 runs to become Pakistan's first ever cricketer to complete 10,000 test runs and is nearly certain to reach this mark against West Indies . Azam then found a capable partner in Mohammad Hafeez, the pair putting on 69 for the third wicket before Hope was called into action again to effect a leg-side stumping off Nurse as the veteran batsman advanced down the pitch to the off-spinner.

Sport Phils score 12 vs Nats, biggest 1st inning in team history
Author: 0 Phils score 12 vs Nats, biggest 1st inning in team history

That gave Nova the cushion he would need at PNC Park, where the game time temperature was 37 degrees. The four pitchers who appeared in relief of Guthrie on Saturday night - Enny Romero, Joe Blanton , Oliver Pérez , Shawn Kelley - all are expected to be unavailable to pitch today.

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.

Sport Roger Federer v Nick Kyrgios, 2017 Miami Open semi-final
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.

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