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Sports Baseball player handed two-game suspension for anti-gay slur at opponent
Author: 0 Baseball player handed two-game suspension for anti-gay slur at opponent

The MLB fans are also hopeful that everyone will get by as Pillar also apologized to Motte because it is only the right thing to do. Pillar spoke with the media after the game, to explain his choice of words towards the situation. As Bautista rounded first base in front of Jace Peterson , the Braves' fill-in first baseman shouted to Bautista to let him know what Peterson thought of the bat flip and staring at O'Flaherty.

Sports Camp Nou hurrah not goodbye for Luis Enrique
Author: 0 Camp Nou hurrah not goodbye for Luis Enrique

There is a thin line between success and failure. He will be leaving Barca after three years in charge, where he has one two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey's and one Champions League crown. "I knew it was going to be a short time here regardless of whether it was one, two or 25 years". "I feel privileged and my only objective now is to try and win the three points (on Sunday)".

Sports Hazard: Chelsea lacked fitness last season
Author: 0 Hazard: Chelsea lacked fitness last season

He continued: "We also want to prepare in the right way for the FA Cup final against Arsenal". Matt Law speaks to the men who were with Terry from the moment he joined the club aged 14, and for whom he has played 716 times, winning 15 major trophies.

Sports Antonio Conte grateful Chelsea players embraced his methods
Author: 0 Antonio Conte grateful Chelsea players embraced his methods

David Luiz is their only doubt as Conte may look to rest him due to his niggling knee injury, a situation which would likely see Terry get the nod. He's a hard worker, he wants to work, work and repeat in every training session to win at the weekend'.

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Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: "This is why I race"

Equally as important, Ferrari showed that the upgrades brought by both title contenders to Spain canceled one another out. With the win, Hamilton cuts into Vettel's lead in the drivers standings. "I think it was just an expression of how hard he was pushing", Wolff said. They have been proving over and over in the last few years that they are the team to beat.

Author: 0 Cubs game against Brewers at Wrigley postponed due to rain

The Cubs were scheduled to take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 1:20 p.m.at Wrigley Field, but the match will not take place over concerns about the forecast for scattered showers and storms across the Chicago area. PITTSBURGH - Jeremy Hellickson allowed just two hits over six innings before leaving with an injury and the Philadelphia Phillies pulled away from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas out for the rest of the playoffs

Brian McKeon said in a statement. Thomas has been diagnosed with a femoral-acetabular impingement which affects the ball joint in the hip socket. There's no reason to risk any long-term damage when the chances of winning even a single game in the series are so slim, even if Thomas was somehow able to get back to playing at 100 percent.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics shut down Isaiah Thomas (hip) for rest of postseason

The Celtics announced the news in a press release , which also laid out additional details of the injury's beginnings. LeBron James continued his dynamic play-off run as defending champions Cleveland Cavaliers exploded for a 130-86 blowout of the Boston Celtics for a 2-0 lead in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Eastern Conference Finals.

Sports Craig Shakespeare wants his players to respond to Tottenham thrashing
Author: 0 Craig Shakespeare wants his players to respond to Tottenham thrashing

Shakespeare revealed he had some "harsh words" with his team after the game but insists that all involved are keen to right the wrongs against Bournemouth at the King Power Stadium on Sunday and finish the season on a positive note. We won't have to wait long, ' said Shakespeare ahead of tonight's visit of Tottenham. "We won't be doing a lot of training in the next few days".

Author: 0 Celtics star Isaiah Thomas done for playoffs with hip injury

Thomas initially injured the hip March 15 against Minnesota and missed the next two games. Thomas ran into further trouble during the Celtics' Game 6 win over Washington on May 12. Thomas scored 31 points as the Celtics defeated the Cavaliers 103-99. I care about him off the floor. He shot just 28 percent through six quarters (7 of 25) and was a minus-52.

Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho takes Europa League swipe at Ajax

As always feel free to post your Man United starting XI predictions, score predictions for Sunday, or even Wednesday night, in the comments section below. When questioned that if he had appealed directly to the EPL to reschedule the match for Saturday Mourinho said: "When I know a battle is lost I don't fight a battle".

Sports Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd All Holding Talks With Monaco Star's Agents
Author: 0 Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd All Holding Talks With Monaco Star's Agents

Jose Mourinho is gearing-up for a busy summer as he needs to strengthen his squad if he's to make United genuine title challengers again and Bakayoko could be viewed as the ideal long-term replacement for Michael Carrick. It appears as though Chelsea have learnt from the disaster of a season that we endured last time around., which is great news. With Diego Costa rumoured to be set for China, Chelsea may be inclined to keep hold of Batshuayi after his victor at West Brom sealed the title and ...

Sports 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness
Author: 0 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Like every year, thoroughbred horses will compete in the annual Preakness Stakes race at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore . Another is Cloud Computing , who figures to be sitting just off the leaders. "Nobody deserves anything, but Seth Klarman has been buying horses for 25 years", Lawrence said. "We been working for a long time for this moment".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger lauds tricky Alexis Sanchez after win over Southampton

Requiring Sanchez to put speculation over his future to one side in those games, Wenger hailed the Chilean star after a pivotal performance on the south coast. "We are aware of the fact that we probably need to win all of our remaining games to be sure that we will be in the race until the last minute". Whether that actually means anything or not it was still a nice sight to see after a few games seeing the subject of so many transfer rumours take charge of a game after a while.

Sports Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics
Author: 0 Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics

Thomas has been diagnosed with a femoral-acetabular impingement which affects the ball joint in the hip socket. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters that Thomas underwent a variety of tests leading up to Game 7 of that series, which he ended up playing in.

Author: 0 Andre Dirrell wins ugly DQ over Jose Uzcategui

Uzcategui is disqualified for hitting Dirrell after the bell.Dirrell's uncle gets into the ring and punches Uzcategui.this is WILD! Uzcategui was restrained by his handlers, and Lawson also was pulled away from him, but Lawson then slipped out of the arena during the postfight confusion.

Sports Chelsea star unsure whether to sign new contract amid Juventus interest
Author: 0 Chelsea star unsure whether to sign new contract amid Juventus interest

The Potuguese coach, who brought Matic back to Chelsea from Benfica in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, is determined to sign a new midfielder this summer. "From Manchester United, because Mourinho is there too". Mourinho is said to be after a holding midfielder to bring out the best of Paul Pogba at Manchester United and step into the void left by veteran star Michael Carrick.

Author: 0 Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final

I don't know what's going to happen", Nadal said. That was very obvious. The Serbian, who recently split from his long-term coach Marian Vajda, is trying to regain his best form again ahead of the French Open. Nadal and Kyrgios have met on two occasions before with both players winning one match each. He won in Doha to start the season but never made it past the quarterfinals in the following four tournaments he played.

Author: 0 Kinsler taken out as precaution with hamstring tightness

The turnaround has elevated Texas to a record of 23-20 and back in contention. Even though the second-place Rangers have baseball's longest winning streak since Boston won 11 straight late past year, they have made up just two games on the AL West-leading Astros, who have a 6 1/2 game cushion.

Sports Kevin Durant expects Kawhi Leonard to play in Game 3
Author: 0 Kevin Durant expects Kawhi Leonard to play in Game 3

Wright reported . Mills had a forgettable game, missing four of his six shots for five points. Think Game 1 was tough? But after sweeping Portland, Seattle and Phoenix to win the Western Conference title, the Lakers were swept by the Detroit Pistons in the Finals.

Sports Isaiah Thomas ruled out for rest of playoffs with hip injury
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas ruled out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Coach Tyronn Lue pointed out that the Celtics came back from a 2-0 deficit against the Chicago Bulls in the first round, praising them for their fight. Meanwhile, Thomas was confident and insisted the Celtics weren't intimidated by the Cavs . "He was pretty despondent not to be able to play". "We can't put our head down when we miss one", he said.

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Author: 0 "It's a massive relief:" Sam Allardyce on Palace's Premier League survival

It was in stark contrast to Allardyce, who admitted his relief after survival was ensured, but then claimed it was his hardest job after taking over in December. Hull have been in and out of the Premier League in the last seven years, after they were promoted in 2008. Silva added: "For me, it's easy what the club needs to do differently".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino issues warning to Manchester United and Chelsea
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino issues warning to Manchester United and Chelsea

Kane , who scored four times in Tottenham Hotspur's 6-1 victory over Leicester City on Thursday, boosted his total to 26 goals this season. If Kane can hold off Lukaku and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in the last match of the season this weekend, it would be his second consecutive Golden Boot, which puts him in an elite group of back-to-back winners that includes Thierry Henry, Robin Van Persie, Michael Owen, and the great Alan Shearer.

Author: 0 Auto racing: Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

As the build-up to Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 debut continues, the double F1 World Champion has made it clear that he's racing at the Brickyard because he is a " racer ". Carpenter's initial misfortune wound up being a stroke of good luck on a day nothing came easy. Montoya was fifth Friday at 231.682, the fastest Chevrolet driver on the track.

Sports Wenger on Adams: 'It's a subject of no interest'
Author: 0 Wenger on Adams: 'It's a subject of no interest'

Victory for Chelsea would be a record 30th in a Premier League season, breaking their own mark from the first two years of Jose Mourinho's initial reign as manager in 2004-05 and 2005-06. "Sometimes it is to make harsh decisions". It presents the club with a dilemma given that the player could potentially leave for free next year, although the Independent's report suggests that even with unsafe scenario looming it is still Arsenal's intention to keep him beyond the summer.

Author: 0 Man United's Rashford says has earned Mourinho praise

Mourinho has long since made it clear that the Premier League is not the club's priority, and they can now now longer finish any higher than fifth in his first season. The Portuguese, who confirmed that midfielder Paul Pogba will miss Wednesday's game following the death of his father, said he was struggling to grant his players time off to recover between matches.

Sports How to watch Preakness Stakes
Author: 0 How to watch Preakness Stakes

Always Dreaming and Classic Empire set the pace of the race pulling ahead at the start of the race while Cloud Computing settled in perfectly behind them. He finished second to Hence in the Grade 3 Sunland Derby this year and then repeated the feat in the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, losing to only the aforementioned Classic Empire .

Author: 0 Donald Trump says first trip abroad as president 'tremendous'

On visits earlier this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also shunned head coverings. Trump can expect a warm reception when he arrives in the oil-rich kingdom for talks with King Salman, but the domestic mood was grim following news that the FBI's investigation into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation extends to a current senior White House official.

Author: 0 National Hockey League fines Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf for inappropriate remark

Perry fired a shot from the far boards towards the goal and it deflected off the stick of Predators defenseman P.K. Subban to give Anaheim the win and a 2-2 tie in the Western Conference finals series . The 2007 Stanley Cup champion is the second-leading scorer in the current playoffs, trailing only Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin . They would then get it with 34.5 seconds left in the game.

Sports I won't make mistakes at Manchester United next season - Mourinho
Author: 0 I won't make mistakes at Manchester United next season - Mourinho

But the starting line-up is expected to be the youngest in the Premier League this season. Mourinho told his prematch news conference: "Paul [Pogba] is fine, a strong guy, a strong mentality". These talented players don't arrive at Ajax by accident. We will have.[Demetri] Mitchell, [Scott] McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matty Willock, [Angle] Gomes, Zachary [Dearnley].I think that's it.

Sports Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury
Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

The Celtics have home court advantage, so a Game 2 win and a road win in either Game 3 or 4 would not only level the series, but give the home team the edge. Cleveland led by 14 points after one quarter, by a record 41 at the half and by 46 after three. It marked the worst home playoff loss in franchise history, falling three points shy of matching Boston's worst postseason defeat.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Predators vs. Ducks Game Five

The Ducks will need more of that example going forward, they are just two games away from making their third Stanley Cup Finals in franchise history. With his third overtime goal, Perry tied an National Hockey League record held by Mel Hill (1939) and Maurice Richard (1951) for the most overtime goals in a playoff year.

Sports Reds facing potential Champions League nightmare
Author: 0 Reds facing potential Champions League nightmare

During his time as a player, Gerrard played an influential role with the side, and inspired Liverpool back from a 3-0 deficit, to defeat AC Milan in the 2005 Champions League final. Liverpool need a win over Middlesbrough today to stay fourth ahead of Arsenal and secure their return to the Champions League after a two-year absence.

Sports Cloud Computing Wins Preakness; Always Dreaming Fades
Author: 0 Cloud Computing Wins Preakness; Always Dreaming Fades

Stable workers hold Preakness Stakes entrant Cloud Computing to dry off the horse outside the Stakes Barn at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 20, 2017. The first official Preakness was won by Survivor with a 10 length cushion between him and second place. He then noted that the Preakness had eluded Frankel, the victor of the 2003 Belmont Stakes and four Breeders' Cup races, and said, "I feel this is for him, at least from my viewpoint".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger hails Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal maintain push for Champions League

Arsene Wenger's side will also hope to reel in Liverpool, who have 70 points from 36. "Overall it was a very convincing win", he told Sky Sports . Collecting Mesut Ozil's pass inside the box, Sanchez feigned to shoot with his right but brought the ball back to his left and calmly slotted past Fraser Forster to mark his 100th Premier League appearance with a goal .

Author: 0 Halep cruises into Italian Open final

But the Austrian's dream run was quickly brought to an end by a clinical Djokovic on Saturday as the Serbian took his record to 5-0 against the 23-year-old. Despite Halep having the momentum running in her from the first set, Pavlyuchenkova made the first breakthrough in the second set as she won just her second game and broke serve to jump out to an early lead, before consolidating the break for a two-game advantage with a comfortable service hold.

Sports Klopp: I would love for Steven Gerrard to takeover as Liverpool manager
Author: 0 Klopp: I would love for Steven Gerrard to takeover as Liverpool manager

Liverpool finished in eighth place in the Premier League table last season. Some people will count the points that we lost in the last two or three weeks and think if we had them it would already be decided. He did a lot of things, but was not part of team training. If Liverpool loses 2-0 or 3-1, Arsenal can force a one-game playoff with the Reds by drawing against Everton by 1-1 or 2-2 scores.

Sports Mourinho: Man United kids not ready to face Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Mourinho: Man United kids not ready to face Crystal Palace

Jose Mourinho has praised the spirit of his complete Manchester United squad this season and said no player would be left behind for the trip to Stockholm. "He needs to play on Sunday", Mourinho said of the French worldwide who recently lost his father but was present at United's training session on Friday.

Sports Mourinho: Ajax should not be in the Europa League
Author: 0 Mourinho: Ajax should not be in the Europa League

But Mourinho disagrees with the system that sees sides drop out of the Champions League - like Ajax did in the play-off round - and join the Europa League along with clubs like United who start off in the tournament. It has robbed the 35-year-old Swede of a possible United swansong and the chance to write the flawless script in his homeland when United face his old club Ajax in Stockholm, though Mourinho has revealed Ibrahimovic will travel to Sweden to be at Wednesday's game anyway.

Author: 0 Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Perhaps the presence of a global champ subconsciously galvanized the Senators, because it didn't take long at all - 48 seconds, to be precise - for the team to open scoring. He stopped 19 of 20 shots in 47 minutes. He performed well as the club's No. 1 goalie this season - posting a.923 save percentage in 49 games - but could face some rust after a lengthy absence from the crease.

Sports It'll Be Matt Murray
Author: 0 It'll Be Matt Murray

Personally I would go with Fleury. "Both of these guys handled the decision we made extremely professional". The Penguins are 57-24 in their last 81 games playing on 1 days rest, 5-1 in their last 6 Friday games and 1-4 in their last 5 vs.

Author: 0 Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern Conference final

Personally I would go with Fleury. "He made some timely saves for us when we needed it, and I thought he was solid". Game 4 is Friday night in Ottawa. Fleury has been the team's starter in the playoffs but was pulled 13 minutes into Game 3 after allowing four goals on nine shots. Combine that with his dominant playoff history against the Senators and you have a real cause for concern in Ottawa.

Author: 0 NHL nearing record for one-goal games this postseason

The Sens are looking to repeat their strong start from Wednesday when they racked up four goals in an eventful first period. Even if Sullivan goes with Murray, though, the Penguins can still win Game 4. The decision to go with Murray, who was instrumental in helping the Penguins claim the Stanley Cup trophy last June, definitely wasn't made in haste; Sully took all of Thursday to mull it over despite what must've been intense pressure from the media to tip his hand.

Author: 0 Where's the drama? Blowouts the rule in these NBA playoffs

But we've got to be ready Game 3. Here's a look at the other four teams that had the best starts in playoff history. We've been saying since last July that the NBA regular season and playoffs were merely an opening act to a Warriors-Cavaliers showdown in NBA Finals for the third straight year.

Sports Gervonta Davis destroy Liam Walsh in 3 rounds
Author: 0 Gervonta Davis destroy Liam Walsh in 3 rounds

Davis' first defense of his IBF super featherweight championship will take place in London, where the Baltimore native will face England's Liam Walsh (21-0, 14 KOs) in a 12-rounder. Liam Walsh - unbeaten in 21 bouts - entered the contest having waited nearly five years for a shot at a world title, after a vehicle crash forced him to pull out of a scheduled meeting with Scotland's Ricky Burns for the WBO lightweight title in 2012.

Sports Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain

He is a legend of the club, in this season he has been very important to win the title. Galatasaray CEO Cenk Ergun is now in England with regards to talks over signing the youngster, and the Turkish giants are hoping Conte's relationship with Tudor will help them land their target.

Sports Castillo's homer in 10th leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3
Author: 0 Castillo's homer in 10th leads Orioles past Blue Jays 5-3

He finished the night 3-for-5 and plated four of his club's five runs. Welington Castillo came off the disabled list earlier this week and started hitting well right away, giving the Baltimore Orioles a lift on offense. "I just try to make good contact". "I feel like if I can get through that sixth inning, we don't play until midnight". But upon review, it became clear that the ball hit Smoak after he swung so he was out and the inning was over.

Author: 0 Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

Yes, those guys put up some video game numbers. The four-time MVP's four steals helped him pass Michael Jordan for the second-most in National Basketball Association playoff history. James played just 33 minutes - a low for this postseason and just the second time he played fewer than 40 in the 2017 playoffs. Green made his first two shots - both 3-pointers - but finished with six points.