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Author: 0 Five nuggets from the Red Sox split in Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado reacts after striking out with a runner on first against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore . Price was outstanding against the Orioles in his second start of the season, showing off the stuff, command and efficiency you'd expect from someone of his stature.

Sports Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final
Author: 0 Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

Wawrinka also becomes the oldest man since Niki Pilic in 1973 to reach the French Open showpiece and goes one better than his semi-final at the Australian Open earlier this year, where he was beaten by Roger Federer . 2 after Thiem's defeat of Djokovic. "The rest of these things, we can always find behind the stones". Murray absorbed everything Wawrinka threw at him for most of the four hour and 34 minute match but after winning a tense fourth set Wawrinka steamed ahead in the decider ...

Sports Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet
Author: 0 Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet

Denver Post journalist Terry Frei had triggered an outcry after a post on Twitter on Sunday complaining about Sato's win, which coincided with the Memorial Day weekend holiday. Last year, it was with rookie Alexander Rossi . This time it was with Sato , who joined the team this season and had largely been overlooked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway .

Sports Pakistan up and running with rain-affected win over Proteas
Author: 0 Pakistan up and running with rain-affected win over Proteas

Not only are they top of the ODI rakings compared to Pakistan's eighth, but they beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs in their tournament opener at the Oval last week. A win for Pakistan seemed fanciful at the start of the day but, having brought in Junaid Khan and Fakhar Zaman, they came out with plenty of goal in bright and breezy conditions.

Sports Apple HomePod Speaker is $349 Take on Google Home and Amazon Echo
Author: 0 Apple HomePod Speaker is $349 Take on Google Home and Amazon Echo

A new Watch OS was also previewed, with new features and advancements mostly in the Watch, Fitness and Activity areas. Apple's deep community of developers helps it compete against Google and Amazon . Then came Google Home based on Google Assistant , two years later and now Apple HomePod based on Siri is here to power your home . The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory ...

Sports Cardinals announce number of coaching changes, DFA Peralta
Author: 0 Cardinals announce number of coaching changes, DFA Peralta

In addition, assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller has taken a leave of absence and will be replaced by Mark Budaska , who is being promoted from Triple-A Memphis, where he was the hitting coach for the last nine seasons. Wong, who hasn't played since aggravating an elbow injury on May 26, is hitting.278 with 16 RBIs. Peralta missed 26 games earlier this year with an upper respiratory condition, and had appeared in 21 games with 14 starts at third base.

Sports Ward prefers Huddersfield to Liverpool bench
Author: 0 Ward prefers Huddersfield to Liverpool bench

According to Wales Online , "Ward admits he wants to remain with David Wagner's men for their debut Premier League campaign in a bid to boost his aims of becoming first choice goalkeeper for Liverpool and Wales". With next summer's World Cup looming, and Wales nicely poised to qualify for it, Ward will know that he must play regularly to have a good chance of being Chris Coleman's No.1 in Russian Federation.

Sports Hamilton: 2017 title battle is far from over
Author: 0 Hamilton: 2017 title battle is far from over

However, Hamilton pointed out that there's still a lot of time left in the season. Vettel started from second place behind Raikkonen after the Finn secured his first pole position in nine years, and the pair remained in those positions throughout the first part of the race.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

Durant added "they are still champions and we have to go out there and take it". The difference between my situation is - well, the best thing with Golden State's situation is a lot of their guys are drafted. The Cleveland Cavaliers played well enough to win, exhausted out late and finally succumbed to Kevin Durant and his All-Star teammates. Warriors discuss Game 3 win on ABC7's "After the Game " The Dubs beat the Cavs in Game 3 Wednesday night in thrilling fashion.

Author: 0 Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

It might have been expected to shift the momentum in Nishikori's favour, but he played a desperate tie-break and Murray reeled off all seven points. Britain's Andy Murray plays a shot against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their quarter-final match of the French Open tennis tournament.

Author: 0 Was Sidney Crosby Being Dirty Pushing PK Subban's Head Into The Ice

Subban is one of the greatest Black players in National Hockey League history. There's the third Stanley Cup - one more than mentor and team owner Mario Lemieux - and the chance to lead the first repeat Cup champs in the salary cap era and first in nearly 20 years.

Author: 0 Preds' Colton Sissons cleared for Game 6 after match penalty

Sheary took a pretty feed from Crosby and sent it by Saros 1:19 into the second to push Pittsburgh's lead to four. Nashville possessed the puck better as the game went on, but their goaltending faltered while Matt Murray , who had two bad games on the road, did not allow a single puck by him despite facing over 20 shots.

Author: 0 Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Durant is averaging 34 points, 10 rebounds and six assists through three games of the 2017 NBA Finals versus the Cavaliers. Irving netted 16 points in the third and instead of falling well back as they had in the third periods of both prior games, the Cavs outscored Golden State 33-22 and seized their biggest edge so far in the finals, up 94-89 after three quarters.

Sports Kerr mocks those saying Warriors couldn't beat past great teams
Author: 0 Kerr mocks those saying Warriors couldn't beat past great teams

The guys in the '50s would have destroyed everybody. It's weird how human evolution goes reverse in sports. Players get weaker, small and less skilled. It prompted ESPN to ask some Las Vegas bookmakers to set the odds in a game and series between the 2016-17 Warriors and Jordan's '95-96 Bulls team that went 72-10 en route to an National Basketball Association title.

Sports Kohli and Yuvraj lead India rout of Pakistan
Author: 0 Kohli and Yuvraj lead India rout of Pakistan

Sunday's performance proved how much the team believes in its collective ability. "Wahab will not be able to continue to play in remaining games of the Champions Trophy", the statement said , adding that it will take minimum two weeks for the player to recover from his injury.

Sports Murray wary of in-form Wawrinka ahead of French Open semi-final showdown
Author: 0 Murray wary of in-form Wawrinka ahead of French Open semi-final showdown

Murray, runner-up last year to Novak Djokovic , recovered an early break of serve in the fourth set and reeled off the last six games to set up a repeat of last year's semi-final against Stan Wawrinka . "It's going to be the toughest match you can imagine", admitted sixth seed Thiem, who trails Nadal 4 - 2 o n head to head. The third-seeded Wawrinka, who had won the last four games of the second set, took the first three games of the third before Murray rallied, clinching it on the first ...

Author: 0 Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win

Sidney Crosby got three assists as six different scorers secured the win. It was Evgeni Malkin predicting that Phil Kessel would bust a slump by scoring, which he did on a second-period wrister, but not before Malkin himself struck 10 seconds prior to intermission and chased goalie Pekka Rinne in the process.

Sports Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort
Author: 0 Astros put Keuchel back on DL with neck discomfort

The over is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings in Kansas City and the over is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings. If he misses one start, great. McCullers finished up having struck out eight and walked two. "I'm not sure what goes into these pinched nerves, or what the doctors' plan will be to get him better". The Astros and Royals, who had scored a total of 38 runs in three games this series, combined for no runs on just three hits through that point.

Sports Djokovic Stretches Roland Garros Winning Streak and Sets Thiem QF Clash
Author: 0 Djokovic Stretches Roland Garros Winning Streak and Sets Thiem QF Clash

Nadal produced some breathtaking tennis all through the match as he decimated Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. 0-2 in Rome, 0-1 at last year's World Tour Finals, 1-4 at Roland Garros , and the kicker, an appalling 1-15 at Miami, which was their most competitive match , a surprise given it was on a hard surface and not clay.

Author: 0 Orioles drop 2 straight to split series with Red Sox

Benintendi also hit a solo shot in the third and singled in a run in the ninth. "I feel like I've been seeing a lot of 2-0 changeups and 3-1 changeups and sliders", he said. It is no secret that the Red Sox aren't getting the same home run production out of their core as they did last season. Johnson fell down after delivering a pitch in the second inning Saturday in Durham, N.C.

Sports 'Proud' Bacsinszky into second French Open semi-final
Author: 0 'Proud' Bacsinszky into second French Open semi-final

It was the count of her unforced errors matching the number of winners that primarily contributed to Wozniacki getting on to the scoreboard, otherwise it would have been a near ideal match from the young kid. Once more that "Kiki-Kiki-Kiki" chant was the soundtrack to Court Philippe-Chatrier, but it was a short-lived affair, with Bacsinszky breaking twice either side of a held service game, to lead 4-3 and serving.

Author: 0 Fire Burning In Timea Bacsinszky At Roland Garros

The world number 47 has produced some of her finest performances on clay this season including a runner-up finish in Charleston before reaching the final four in Prague. Halep - the 2014 French Open finalist - staged a huge comeback Wednesday, coming back from a set and 5-1 down and saving a match point to defeat her conqueror in the Rome final, Elina Svitolina .

Author: 0 India are not invincible, says Kohli

The Cricket World met two back-to-back shocks in last two days as Pakistan and Sri Lanka considered to be depleted and underdogs prior to the commencement of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 stunned favorites South Africa and India , keeping the group B very much alive.

Author: 0 Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts after being injured against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland . Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they were ahead by six points with three minutes to play, but Kevin Durant led the Warriors on an impressive 11-0 run to close out the game.

Sports Murray stronger past year, says Wawrinka after French Open epic
Author: 0 Murray stronger past year, says Wawrinka after French Open epic

He capped it, appropriately, with a backhand down the line, his 87th victor of the day, 51 more than Murray. The top seed was rock steady with 36 winners and the same number of unforced errors but Wawrinka, the oldest man to make the final in 44 years, employed his big swinging game to perfection.

Sports Time for Thiem or will Nadal march on?
Author: 0 Time for Thiem or will Nadal march on?

The 31-year-old Spaniard, ready to reclaim his Roland Garros crown after a two-year hiatus, dispatched the sixth seed in little more than two hours and is on the verge of becoming the first player to win the same grand slam tournament 10 times .

Sports Murray, Wawrinka to meet 2nd time in French Open semis
Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka to meet 2nd time in French Open semis

Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Carreno Busta withdrew with abdominal pain, in 51 minutes, reports Efe. With the wind whipping at more than 15 miles per hour (25 kph), and the temperature in the low 50s (low teens Celsius), Djokovic was out of sorts in so many ways even before that 20-minute third set in which he won only 8 of 34 points.

Author: 0 Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs

That remained a possibility the entire game Wednesday night - until the closing minutes, when the Warriors ripped the Cavaliers hearts out. After the Cavaliers went scoreless over the final 3:08 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals , squandered a six-point lead in that time and lost, 118-113, Wednesday to fall behind 3-0 to the Warriors, there was plenty of second-guessing.

Sports Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals

Taking center stage Wednesday afternoon, Hannah incorrectly spelled the word "rhubarb". However, her preliminary test score from Tuesday was not high enough for her to join the 40 finalists . The Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals will begin Thursday at 10 a.m. and can be watched on ESPN2. The second round of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee started this morning, and a Mechanicsburg teenager was one of the first contestants to spell.

Author: 0 Penguins dominate Predators, win Game 5 6-0

The Penguins and Predators have provided plenty of drama, from the roller-coaster play of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to the running feud between Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby and P.K. "He certainly had it going", Ron Hainsey , one of six Penguin goal-scorers, said of Crosby. Then came his finest work so far in Game 5, brilliance which was apparent on that opening shift.

Author: 0 Can Labour form a coalition government?

At that point, polls predicted she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from predecessor David Cameron. She was planning to seek Queen Elizabeth II's approval - a largely symbolic step - to form a government later Friday.

Sports Australia's Steve Smith frustrated by Oval abandonment
Author: 0 Australia's Steve Smith frustrated by Oval abandonment

Australia are now level with England on two points at the top of the standings after playing two games, both of which have been abandoned due to rain . and finally abandoned around two and a half hours later. "We got a bit lucky and the Australians were a bit unfortunate". Despite his limited preparation after a long recovery from a fractured foot in March, and the stop-start nature of the tournament, Starc said he felt like his best bowling was nearly there.

Author: 0 STANLEY CUP FINALS GAME 5- Nashville @ Pittsburgh

Subban got tied up and Sid delivered several short gloved punches. The Pittsburgh Penguins made a statement Thursday, moving within one win of a second straight NHL Stanley Cup title with a 6-0 drubbing of the Nashville Predators . Nashville are playing in their first Stanley Cup final since their inception in 1998. "You come here with the mindset that you knew what happened the first two games, but that's not going to change the way I play or prepare", Rinne said.

Sports Nadal? Toughest match to imagine, says Thiem
Author: 0 Nadal? Toughest match to imagine, says Thiem

Wawrinka is into the semis for the third straight year and won the second of his three Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros in 2015. "He was definitely the better player on the court today". Thiem will play Nadal tomorrow. However, the quarter-final exit in Rome might have come as a blessing in disguise for Nadal as the rejuvenated Spaniard has been decimating his opponents enroute to the semi-final.

Sports Kevin Durant, favored Golden State Warriors shrug off parity talk
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, favored Golden State Warriors shrug off parity talk

The fun starts Thursday, June 1, Cavaliers vs. Warriors III. Cleveland and Golden State have split Finals series the previous two seasons. Not that anyone expected any different. "You can't stop LeBron", said Mike Brown , the Golden State assistant coach guiding the team while head coach Steve Kerr recovers from complications after back surgery.

Sports Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist
Author: 0 Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

Chelsea may be Premier League champions, but it doesn't appear as though Antonio Conte will be resting on his laurels this summer. In addition to Chelsea, the 26-year-old has recently been linked with Barcelona, Arsenal , Spurs. It was always going to be hard for the 26-year-old and the Foxes to replicate that form this term and it proved to be the case as Mahrez ended the campaign with six goals and four assists.

Sports Novak Djokovic gets blown out in straight sets at French Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic gets blown out in straight sets at French Open

Thiem will now take on Nadal, who received a saloon passage through to the semi-finals when fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta retired with an abdominal injury with Nadal leading 6-2 2-0. Murray hasn't looked back from that match , breezing past up and comer Karen Khachanov in straight sets and then recovering from a set down to dominate Kei Nishikori .

Sports Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem eye
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem eye

This will be seventh meeting between the two and the fourth on clay this year alone. All of their previous meetings have been on clay, and Thiem should make things a lot more hard than he did at this tournament in 2014, where Nadal eased past the Austrian on his way to a ninth title in Paris.

Author: 0 Juventus defender Bonucci encourages Chelsea bid

It is said Allegri is fed up with the centre-half and accused the player of not following his instructions in the defeat to Real. The story also says that Roma defender Antonio Rudiger is another option for the Blues should they fail to tempt Bonucci to Stamford Bridge this summer.

Sports Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series
Author: 0 Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Test your knowledge by taking our quiz. "But the Crusaders are on a roll, full of confidence at the moment and full of All Blacks". Head coach Gatland wants the string of Super Rugby clashes to stiffen the Lions' resolve, while also balancing the need to pick up victories to build momentum.

Sports NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year

He's been in this league for a long time, and he's, I think, at the top of his game at the biggest time". And they're playing like one of the best teams once again. SMITH: "You can say whatever you want about him in a couple days, it ain't gonna matter ". I mean, if you have the opportunity to do that - is it fair that the Cowboys added Deion Sanders? Is it fair that the New York Yankees in the '90s was adding piece after piece after piece after piece? "When I look back at it, I was like, 'Oh, ...

Sports NBA Finals Game 3: Open Thread
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3: Open Thread

Kerr also reflected on the Warriors Game 3 woes before the current playoff run. "I thought our team scrapped and competed", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. "(Game 3 is) always hard no matter what happens in the first two games", he said. "I'm not making a change", he said. It's not over. This is a insane game.

Author: 0 Quotes from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony

It's unpleasant for Mr. Trump to have to come to terms with the possibility that even some of his partisans aren't ready to dismiss that completely, especially under the constant bombardment of the Trump-dissing major media. Other allies said that wasn't the only takeaway. "My judgment was I need to get that out into the public square", Comey said. "He has a certain consistency and he holds his integrity very, very high".

Author: 0 LeBron James on 2017 Warriors: 'Most firepower I've ever seen'

The Warriors aren't just looking for another championship. However, if the first three games of the series is any indication of how they'll play in Game 4, the Warriors may end the season on Friday, as they have dominated the Cavs and showed they can win on the road.

Sports Alvaro Morata uncertain as Gareth Bale stays put
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata uncertain as Gareth Bale stays put

It was believed that the Red Devils would had been prepared the break the world record transfer fee that they set last summer in an attempt to bring the French global to the Premier League. It was a brilliant season for Real Madrid , they won so many titles. Manchester United are the only club likely to sign Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata this summer as the striker himself appears to have hinted that he will remain at the Bernabeu.

Sports Sidney Crosby busts out the ferocity in Penguins' Game 5 romp
Author: 0 Sidney Crosby busts out the ferocity in Penguins' Game 5 romp

The score had been predicted by Malkin and it came just seconds after Crosby threw a water bottle onto the ice as the play went by Pittsburgh's bench, a move he told referees was unintentional. But what the Predators do have is a roster full of players who are capable of collectively stepping up and taking a game over. With an assist on Sheary's goal, Jake Guentzel tied the rookie playoff points record with 21 points.

Sports Wawrinka pierces Murray's armour to reach French Open final
Author: 0 Wawrinka pierces Murray's armour to reach French Open final

Things flipped on Murray in the second set, when Wawrinka won 77 percent of his first serves. It took a magnificent response from Murray, twice a break down, to edge the third set as he harried and chased into the far reaches of Philippe Chatrier Court.

Author: 0 Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj Singh: Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma and Shikar Dhawan gave a rollicking start and well sustained by Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh . Despite the criticism, Arthur stuck by his team and said they were getting better. "That's something that I need to take up with the medical team". The match is just the latest installment in a long-standing rivalry that has gotten more and more one-sided as time has gone on, and Pakistani athletes have taken notice.

Sports Pakistan bowlers deliver, restrict South Africa to 219 for 8
Author: 0 Pakistan bowlers deliver, restrict South Africa to 219 for 8

Pakistan's "clueless" batsmen will be chasing redemption when they take on South Africa in the Champions Trophy , according to the team's former captain Shahid Afridi. If South Africa wins today match then they will directly enter the semi-finals. "I think India-Pakistan was a big match". We don't feel any pressure.