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Sport Defending IndyCar champ eager to have some fun at Indy
Author: 0 Defending IndyCar champ eager to have some fun at Indy

Montoya was replaced after last season in Roger Penske's No. 2 vehicle by Newgarden, and so far, the move looks wise for the team. It is also similar to Long Beach, when a Chevrolet driver (Castroneves) took the pole, but no other Chevrolet drivers started in the top 7.

Sport Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later
Author: 0 Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later

He pitched in two games, felt discomfort in the arm and was put back on the 10-day DL on Saturday. On Tuesday night, he told Ghiroli in a phone interview that he did not receive a firm timeline from ElAttrache, a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon who is also the head team physician for the Dodgers and the NFL's Los Angeles Rams, as to how long he will be sidelined.

Sport Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; no makeup date yet
Author: 0 Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; no makeup date yet

Godley (1-0) allowed one run and struck out six. DeShields drew a one-out walk from reliever Brad Hand (0-2) in the seventh before Shin-Soo Choo also walked. This defeat was more distasteful because with two innings to go, a victory appeared in hand. Ian Desmond hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fourth that was set up by shortstop Javier Baez's error .

Sport Players deserve all the credit for Premier League joy, says Antonio
Author: 0 Players deserve all the credit for Premier League joy, says Antonio

Substitute Michy Batshuayi's dramatic 82nd-minute victor gave Chelsea the Premier League title following a hard-earned 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday. If they achieve that feat it will be the club's first double since the 2009-10 season under Conte's compatriot Ancelotti. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Chelsea's players throw Chelsea's Pedro in the air to celebrate after the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea, at the Hawthorns in ...

Sport Pistons' Van Gundy, family adopt animal shelter's last dog
Author: 0 Pistons' Van Gundy, family adopt animal shelter's last dog

Eastwood, the last dog in the shelter, is heading home with his new owners. Van Gundy, his wife Kim and their teenage daughter picked up Eastwood, a special needs dog, Tuesday at the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society in the northern MI city of Harbor Springs.

Sport Tony Parker undergoes surgery to fix ruptured quadriceps tendon
Author: 0 Tony Parker undergoes surgery to fix ruptured quadriceps tendon

ABOUT THE SPURS: Parker fell to the floor after attempting a short jump shot with 8:52 remaining and immediately grasped his leg and it was clear the injury was likely of the severe variety when he had to be carried off by two teammates. Meanwhile, the Spurs will now have to depend even more on Kawhi Leonard without their superstar Tony Parker . Mills played 22 minutes a game this season, the most he's played in his eight year career, but the question that won't get answered until the ...

Sport Is Justin Bieber's Mumbai show only a Lip Syncing concert?
Author: 0 Is Justin Bieber's Mumbai show only a Lip Syncing concert?

Many fans and celebrities, who were present at the concert, something that has shattered many of his fans. People are still not able to digest the fact that Justin Bieber is now in India and will perform for Indian audiences. She took to Twitter to express her displeasure and wrote, "Biebered out!" This was his first concert in India and some of the "Beliebers" who had queued up from the am to watch him were actually reduced to tears.

Author: 0 De Gea won't play Manchester United's Europa League final, Mourinho confirms

Speaking after the 3-1 second leg defeat in Lyon, Bosz said, "It was a odd semi-final 2nd leg. It would be awesome". Without the ball, Manchester United reduce the game to a profession... But Celta served reminders of their threat as the first half drew to a close, Pablo Hernandez, Pione Sisto and John Guidetti working Romero and Daniel Wass heading wide from Sisto's risky drilled cross.

Sport Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday
Author: 0 Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

Brian McCann provided all the offense the Astros would need on the night, taking his former team's talented young left handed starter Jordan Montgomery (who was quite impressive overall on the night, truth be told) deep into the second deck with two men aboard in the top of the fourth.

Sport Black: Van Dijk may have 'options' to leave
Author: 0 Black: Van Dijk may have 'options' to leave

Mary's to Anfield. Southampton boss Puel was confident over his side's chances of keeping Van Dijk from the clutches of Chelsea and Liverpool, who are both prepared to pay £50m for the esteemed defender's services. "It was a strong game, with a strong defensive unit, and in the spirit it was very interesting, because all the players did fantastic work together".

Sport Patriots place rare veteran free agent tender on LeGarrette Blount
Author: 0 Patriots place rare veteran free agent tender on LeGarrette Blount

That's not to demonize the Patriots for protecting their own interests over those of a single player. From July 22 through the Tuesday after Week 10 of the regular season, the player can sign only with his prior team. During the New England Patriots' on-field celebration following the AFC Championship Game in January, coach Bill Belichick and LeGarrette Blount shared a celebratory moment.

Sport Saracens stars eagerly anticipating European Champions Cup final
Author: 0 Saracens stars eagerly anticipating European Champions Cup final

Saracens are 1/2 favourites with Sky Bet to successfully defend the European Champions Cup when they face Clermont at Murrayfield. And they are unbelievably clinical in their kicking game. The three other Premiership semi-finalists all get to rest their players next weekend, as they did when we played against Munster in the European semi-finals.

Sport FIFA gives N American WC rivals 3 months to bid
Author: 0 FIFA gives N American WC rivals 3 months to bid

Although the three CONCACAF nations were hopeful that Federation Internationale de Football Association would approve a proposal for their bid to vie uncontested for the 2026 tournament hosting rights, the world governing body announced on Tuesday that it is set to allow three months for other potential bids ahead of an August 11, 2017 deadline.

Author: 0 Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

Asked how Harden could improve after a historic statistical season for the 55-win Rockets, D'Antoni answered, "Understanding his limitations". San Antonio had faith in all of their guys and the game plan and stuck with it till the end. You know, it's tough, especially the way we lost at home for Game 6. "But it happened and we move forward". Houston now faces questions about the future of the franchise.

Author: 0 Tuesday 2nd May 2017 - CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - SEMI-FINALS

Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational goal scoring record was hailed as "unique" by boss Zinedine Zidane as his latest hat-trick left Real Madrid on the verge of another Champions League final by thrashing Atletico Madrid 3-0. "You can defend well, you can control the midfield, but you still need someone to score the goals". I feel very happy and I want to try to give my best in the years that I have on my contract, to score goals as always and to help Real Madrid win titles.

Sport Defender Badstuber to leave Bayern after 15 years
Author: 0 Defender Badstuber to leave Bayern after 15 years

A first-choice player for Germany Boateng has a Bayern contract until 2021. It seems that he and the Bavarian leadership are not seeing eye to eye on the German internationals value, with Bayern directors hesitant to offer Boateng any guarantees on being a starter for the club.

Author: 0 Ducks use fast start to get back into series vs. Oilers

The series shifts to Edmonton now, where the Ducks will attempt to win at least one game to take the series back to Southern California. The Ducks, who rallied from 3-1 down in the third period on goals by Patrick Eaves and Jakob Silfverberg , were caught out of position when Larsson rushed the puck.

Sport Elmohamady starts as Hull lose 2-0 to already relegated Sunderland
Author: 0 Elmohamady starts as Hull lose 2-0 to already relegated Sunderland

He makes saves and comes for crosses and has saved us points throughout the season. When you don't do this you start to lose focus and we conceded two from set-pieces. Several out of contract players can expect to depart, while goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and top-scorer Jermain Defoe, who both harbour World Cup ambitions, will look for top-flight suitors.

Author: 0 Toronto Raptors look to climb playoff mountain without Kyle Lowry

Tyronn Lue said that LeBron is like Michael Jordan in terms of how he's stopping great players go to a new level. "They made threes today, it was tough on us". They traded a draft pick and wing man Terrence Ross for Serge Ibaka in hopes that Ibaka's shot-blocking and shooting could hurt the Cavs. "They're a hell of a team for a reason".

Sport Ronaldo destroys Atletico with semi-final hat-trick
Author: 0 Ronaldo destroys Atletico with semi-final hat-trick

Real are bidding to win their third Champions League crown in four seasons. We are going to try until the very, very end, until the final whistle is blown in the second leg. "We call ourselves Atletico Madrid and we are able to do it", he said in declarations reproduced in the Spanish press on Wednesday morning. Real needed a stoppage time equaliser en route to beating Atletico in the 2014 final, scored a late victor in the quarter-finals a year later and edged last season's final between ...

Author: 0 NBA roundup: Spurs soundly eliminate Rockets, 114-75

If Aldridge is the only big when the Spurs are matched up with the Death Lineup, he can change the equation of the game if he can score consistently in the post, a task much easier said than done, especially when Aldridge will likely be matched up against Draymond Green.

Sport Capitals, Ducks confront Game 7 demons vs. Penguins, Oilers
Author: 0 Capitals, Ducks confront Game 7 demons vs. Penguins, Oilers

In Game 4, the Brian Dumoulin-Ron Hainsey defensive pairing spent nearly 10 minutes at even strength in Game 4 defending against Ovechkin's line. Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel and Jake Guentzel have been fantastic offensively in the playoffs.

Author: 0 England drawn to face France and Argentina

England flanker James Haskell insisted England will look positively at the draw, saying: "Yes, it is a tough draw, but if you want to be the best team in the world then you have to beat the best". He also added that England will use the two tests against Argentina in June to "practice a little bit", and said France "have really improved over the past two years and are certainly a unsafe team".

Sport ICC runs out of space for Pakistan, India match
Author: 0 ICC runs out of space for Pakistan, India match

Yuvraj, who will be playing in the ICC Champions Trophy after a period of 11 years also said that it would be easier said than done against the top teams of the world. "We have sent an email to the ICC asking how they plan to compensate us if our business is impacted due to India's pullout". All the teams can make changes to their squads without needing an ICC approval until May 24.

Sport Hyderabad opt to bowl, Yuvraj ruled out with sore finger
Author: 0 Hyderabad opt to bowl, Yuvraj ruled out with sore finger

A win for Hyderabad would ensure them a berth in the last-four, but if they lose, they would have to pray that Punjab lose to Pune on Sunday in order to qualify. Shikhar Dhawan: After a slow start, Shikhar Dhawan has finally found his groove heading into the business end of the tournament. Vijay Shanker, 8. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9.

Author: 0 Unified Chelsea deserve Premier League title, says manager Antonio Conte

Tottenham's loss at West Ham last Friday and Chelsea's 3-0 defeat of Middlesbrough on Monday meant the Blues needed three points from three games to clinch the title. "To my players my message is now that we need to do another step". With his side struggling for inspiration, Conte made a double substitution, throwing on Willian and Batshuayi for Eden Hazard and Pedro, and it yielded the required result as the Belgian striker bundled home his second league goal of the season to send the ...

Author: 0 Delighted Conte dragged from news conference by Chelsea players

But Conte insisted: 'I have two years contract [left] with Chelsea . "For sure, this is my will". "I'm wearing the tracksuit but I'm living a very important moment". Then Chelsea in 10th, this is another big, big step for me. This moment of the game I think Hazard was a bit exhausted and also Pedro. After this win we must be happy, we must be pleased.

Sport Watch Michael Chiesa & Kevin Lee's Press Conference Brawl
Author: 0 Watch Michael Chiesa & Kevin Lee's Press Conference Brawl

Lee got his shades busted in the scuffle and Chiesa showed that his haircut doesn't look almost as cool without a suit jacket. The lightweight standouts, 24 and 29 respectively, are set to throw down with one another in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma.

Author: 0 India confirms participation in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Gambhir's loyal fans also slammed the Indian board and a hashtag named #bringbackgambhir was soon trending on social micro-blogging site Twitter . The announcement came after a delay of more than two weeks after missing the April 25 deadline set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to name the team.

Sport Couple's Mt. Everest wedding photos are unbelievable
Author: 0 Couple's Mt. Everest wedding photos are unbelievable

Churchill explains through personal blog how the couple first got in touch with him past year and how they wanted to get married. During the course of their three-week trip to the Everest base camp, the adventurous Californian couple faced hard terrain, altitude sickness and sub-zero temperature.

Sport Champions League: It's Real, Juve Final
Author: 0 Champions League: It's Real, Juve Final

Fernando Torres has claimed that Atletico Madrid are in "one of the greatest moments in their history" as he remains positive following Wednesday night's Champions League semi-final elimination to Real Madrid. Retaining Simeone will also make it far easier to hold onto a host of rising young stars. "My best form was the week of the two legs against Barcelona".

Author: 0 Torres: Atletico Will Eventually Win The UCL

This time it looked his absence was only a precautionary measure as Varane returned to action days later to play the second leg of the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid which saw Real Madrid make the final with a 4-2 on aggregate. "We're all delighted with Zidane", said Ramos. 'We're a better team when he plays'. "La Liga is the title I have left to win, it would be a special one for me but I don't want to have to choose between wining La Liga or the Champions League ", said ...

Sport Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2
Author: 0 Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2

Joe Maddon initially had Kris Bryant in right field, but had to scratch Bryant just before the game with gastrointestinal issues, replacing him with Jon Jay . Christian Bergman (0-1) allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings. Oh, and BP has him 3rd in catcher runs above average... just stop making stupid throws to first on dropped third strikes that should end the game.

Author: 0 Arsenal handed huge injury boost ahead of FA Cup final

Mark Hughes is unbeaten in his last eight home Premier League meetings with Arsene Wenger (W5 D3), with that run spread across five different clubs - Blackburn (one game ), Man City (two), Fulham (one), QPR (one) and Stoke (three). "Traditionally there is a fierce rivalry and they had always a very direct game against us", the Frenchman warned. "If the game is hard for me and good for the team, I am very happy to take that", Wenger said .

Sport Roston Chase retires hurt as West Indies crawl towards Pakistan total
Author: 0 Roston Chase retires hurt as West Indies crawl towards Pakistan total

West Indies were 14/0 at stumps in reply after Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell negotiated 11 overs in the deciding Test of the series, which is tied at 1-1. Shimron Hetmyer came out with the same plan of not allowing Yasir to settle. Amir, in particular, continued to carry menace with the sort of short delivery that had injured Chase, striking Holder in the chest area once, and cramping both batsmen with the bouncer time and again.

Sport Creative genius comes up with epic idea to sell his used auto
Author: 0 Creative genius comes up with epic idea to sell his used auto

That may have been the philosophy of visual effects artist Eugene Romanovsky , who wants to sell his old Suzuki Vitara '96, so he created what has to be the best sales video for a used vehicle ever. In the two minute long video, Romanovsky featured himself driving his old vehicle underwater. The video has more than 3 million hits on Youtube. Just looking at the finished product will tell you that he's had some experience in visual effects artistry.

Sport Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase
Author: 0 Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase

Third-to-last Hull is on 34 points, one fewer than Swansea and four fewer than Palace. Tony Pulis has concerns over both Matt Phillips and Hal Robson-Kanu, both suffering with hamstring injuries, and the visit of Chelsea is expected to come too soon for either.

Author: 0 Celtics take scoring load off Thomas

UNDATED (AP) - The NBA has taken some money from the Boston Celtics' top player. However, Washington forgot to account for shooting guard Avery Bradley . So far, that home court advantage has been just that with the victor in each of the first five games being the home team. After putting on passing clinics in Game 3 and 4, the Wizards only dished out 21 assists, compared to the 33 by the Celtics.

Sport New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes, test remains at WACA
Author: 0 New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes, test remains at WACA

Cricket Australia (CA) officials had expressed hope that Perth Stadium could host the historic fixture with chief executive James Sutherland saying on Monday (May 8) that he remained "really optimistic". The five-match Ashes Test series will start in Brisbane from November 23, with Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney also hosting matches. "I was very fortunate to have a tour of the new stadium yesterday and it really is exciting to see an absolutely brilliant, state-of-the-art sporting stadium - ...

Sport Celtics rip OT win from Wizards
Author: 0 Celtics rip OT win from Wizards

Washington hasn't won a playoff series in which it was down 0-2 since winning four straight against Chicago in the first round of the 2004-05 playoffs. "There's nothing that doctors can say to me for me not to be able to play". John Wall had 40 points and 13 rebounds for Washington. He didn't just play, he played a major role for the Wizards.

Sport The Game Rips Michael Jordan, Supports Lonzo Ball's $495 Shoe Instead
Author: 0 The Game Rips Michael Jordan, Supports Lonzo Ball's $495 Shoe Instead

The Cavs guard did say he supports what LaVar has done on the business side of things, and how he's opened plenty of doors for his sons, but cautioned him on staying too involved in his son's life and making absurd comments in the press. In the post, The Game even went so far as to call out National Basketball Association veteran Michael Jordan and his Jordan sneakers brand , claiming that while he loves and supports MJ, "his legacy ain't really ever did much for the black community other ...

Sport Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final
Author: 0 Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

Filip Forsberg and Austin Watson scored in regulation for the Predators, who improved to 9-2 in this National Hockey League postseason. Even in uncharted territory for this franchise, the Predators are still rolling through the Stanley Cup playoffs with their distinct combination of smash and flash.

Sport Conte brushes aside Inter talk as Blues close on title
Author: 0 Conte brushes aside Inter talk as Blues close on title

The French worldwide has been a cornerstone in Conte's midfield this term, and has been influential in our success. Speaking on Sky Sports News HQ on Wednesday morning, Hinchcliffe said: "You need a quality squad if you're going to fight on so many different fronts, especially if you're going to win domestic titles and win the Champions League".

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