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Sports Pirates top Phillies with walkoff hit by pitch
Author: 0 Pirates top Phillies with walkoff hit by pitch

He's a quiet guy, for the most part, but he's fiery on the mound ". Chad Kuhl worked five scoreless innings in the Pirates' win over the Phillies on Sunday. "Everything I've gotten back regarding (previous test results) I've taken as good news", Taillon said. Vince Velasquez (2-4) gave up five runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings with six strikeouts and two walks.

Author: 0 Sharapova vows to 'rise again' after French Open snub

Maria Sharapova has been denied wildcard entry to the French Open. "They [Sharapova's fans] might be very disappointed, she might be very disappointed, but it's my responsibility, my mission, to protect the high standards of the game played without any doubt on the result".

Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs

Thomas played in the first half of Game 2 against the Cavs before being ruled out for the rest of the game with his team trailing by 41 points. LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal.

Sports Watch East Conference Final Game 4 Online, Team News
Author: 0 Watch East Conference Final Game 4 Online, Team News

With the return of winger Viktor Stalberg from an undisclosed injury for Game 3, veteran forward Tommy Wingels was a healthy scratch. It was Game One against the New York Rangers, when Ryan Dzingel scored late in the second period to tie the game 1-1.

Sports Monaco eager to extend Mbappe's contract amid Madrid links
Author: 0 Monaco eager to extend Mbappe's contract amid Madrid links

Where is Kylian Mbappe tipped to go next? Florentino Perez hasn't even waited until the end of the season to put it to work, with Real Madrid making a world record bid for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe, according to The Telegraph . Vasilyev added: "We'll talk in the coming days and will offer him an extension". "It is important for him to Monaco so he wouldn't suffer the same fate as Anthony Martial of Monaco, who is now struggling at Manchester United".

Sports Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur
Author: 0 Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to address the issue before the finale of the interleague series. It has also done work with both the Blue Jays and Major League Baseball. "It's just turned into "look at me" stuff". Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson added to the budding rivalry between Toronto and the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night - but online.

Sports Milestone night for Reyes, Collins as Mets hold off Angels
Author: 0 Milestone night for Reyes, Collins as Mets hold off Angels

New York Mets' Wilmer Flores his an RBI-double during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Citi Field in New York . Chavez has allowed three runs or fewer in six of his eight starts this season and is one of only three pitchers - along with right-handers Ricky Nolasco and Matt Shoemaker - to make every scheduled start.

Sports Terry starts on his Stamford Bridge farewell
Author: 0 Terry starts on his Stamford Bridge farewell

Relegated visitors Sunderland , meanwhile, make three changes from Tuesday's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal. After Chelsea called for his withdrawal on minute 26 - the number he wears on his shirt - Terry was embraced by his team-mates in the middle of the field, taking in a standing ovation from the crowd and receiving a guard of honour as he left the field.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Embarrass Celtics, Lynx Back in Action

For the Celtics, Jaylen Brown led the squad in scoring with 19 points off the bench, going 7-of-11 from the floor. Adding to Boston's woes, Isaiah Thomas was lost to a right hip strain at halftime. The Cavaliers star scored 30 points before resting in the fourth quarter. "We got the shots we wanted on the offensive end almost all of the first half", Thomas said, noting the Cavs were rested while his team had just come off a seven-game series with the Washington Wizards.

Sports Ajax shouldn't be in Europa League, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Ajax shouldn't be in Europa League, says Mourinho

If so United's record goal-scorer and longest-serving player, having joined in August 2004, would leave with no chance of saying goodbye to the home crowd. Joel Pereira, Kieran O'Hara, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matthew Willock, Zachary Dearnley and 16-year-old midfielder Angel Gomes will all be involved on Sunday, according to Mourinho.

Author: 0 Tottenham's Kane wants 100 goals by end of next season

Attacking talisman Harry Kane was again amongst the goals, scoring a hat-trick in the rout to complement the four he netted against Leicester City on Thursday night. Silva responded by introducing winger Kamil Grosicki in place of defender Curtis Davies and, while Spurs arguably eased up, Hull improved after the break.

Author: 0 Celtics say Isaiah Thomas is out for the rest of the postseason

He averaged 28.9 points during the regular season and is still Boston's leading scorer at 23.3 ppg during the playoffs, but he might not be out there Sunday. The Cavaliers lead the best-of-seven series 2-0 after Friday's 130-86 triumph at TD Garden . Thomas will have additional tests Saturday and will be re-evaluated before the team determines his status for Game 3.

Sports Logan Brown helps Windsor rout Seattle in Memorial Cup
Author: 0 Logan Brown helps Windsor rout Seattle in Memorial Cup

Erie would once again get ahead as the game went to the third period and this time it would be for good. Sami Moilanen almost scored for Seattle on the game's very first shift with a wraparound but Michael DiPietro reached back to pull the puck away from the goal line.

Author: 0 Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

The Predators will have an opportunity to clinch their first Stanley Cup finals berth. Anaheim took a 1-0 lead on Wagner's second goal of the playoffs at 12:46 of the second period when Rinne could not handle a writ shot from Brandon Montour and Wagner converted the rebound.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

She had hoped for a favour from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) because her ranking, now 211, does not warrant an automatic place. Commenting on her Aegon Classic entry, she said: "I am really excited to be coming back to Birmingham.as part of my build-up to Wimbledon and I thank the LTA for this opportunity".

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's foreign minister borrows Donald Trump's 'drain the swamp' slogan

Trump went onto explain that "a better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists". "Drive them out of your places of worship ... According to Mr Trump, "95% of the victims of terrorist attacks are themselves Muslims". In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on.

Author: 0 Read excerpts of President Trump's speech

It is also thought the US President is hoping to move past the recent controversies surrounding his administration. "They worship death", he said. "Drive them out", Trump said . After praising the arms deal signed yesterday, Trump explained that history was going to be made later in the day on Sunday with the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology that will be located in Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Muslims to share 'burden' in terror fight

Mr Trump's remarks came in a meeting with dozens of regional leaders who gathered in Riyadh for a summit with the U.S. president and Saudi King Salman. The United States and Gulf Arab countries announced agreement to coordinate efforts against the financing of terrorist groups. The U.S. has provided support to the effort by refueling planes and providing intelligence.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Muslims to share 'burden' in terror fight

Mr Trump's remarks came in a meeting with dozens of regional leaders who gathered in Riyadh for a summit with the U.S. president and Saudi King Salman. The United States and Gulf Arab countries announced agreement to coordinate efforts against the financing of terrorist groups. The U.S. has provided support to the effort by refueling planes and providing intelligence.

Author: 0 Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

He said that terrorism must not only be measured by the number of dead, but the number of "vanished dreams". Trump's presidential campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric. "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilisations", he told a gathering of more than 50 Arab and Muslim leaders.

Author: 0 Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

He said that terrorism must not only be measured by the number of dead, but the number of "vanished dreams". Trump's presidential campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric. "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilisations", he told a gathering of more than 50 Arab and Muslim leaders.

Author: 0 In Saudi Arabia, Trump Calls for Unity in Terror Fight

Reacting to Trump's address, the Council on American Islamic Relations said "one speech can not outweigh years of anti-Muslim rhetoric", and urged "concrete actions.to reset relations with the Muslim world". "Drive them out of your communities!" "Saudi Arabia's progress, especially in recent years, is very encouraging but there's still a lot of work to be done and freedoms and opportunities to continue to fight for", Trump said at a women's roundtable in Riyadh as her father, President ...

Sports Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur
Author: 0 Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Toronto general manager Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to address the situation before the finale of a four-game interleague series. Major League Baseball punished a player for using a homophobic slur in 2012. To start, Braves first baseman and National League home run leader Freddie Freeman left the game in the fifth inning after he was hit on the left hand by a pitch from Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup.

Author: 0 Celtics' Gerald Green after loss: 'We've been in this situation before'

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas looks to pass the ball as Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert, left, defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston . There's no complacency for us now. That's a bit presumptuous, of course, but there are no signs Boston can contain the indomitable James, who in his 14th season may be playing better than at any time in his life.

Sports 3 batters hit, 3 ejections in Rays' 9-5 win over Yankees
Author: 0 3 batters hit, 3 ejections in Rays' 9-5 win over Yankees

However, the games this weekend will be played at Tropicana Field where the Rays are 2-1 against the Yankees this year. That led manager Joe Girardi to throw a tantrum a la Billy Martin style and earn an ejection from home plate umpire Scott Barry.

Sports Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres: I want to stay for many years
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres: I want to stay for many years

Do you know why I'm going to stay? El Cholo had said earlier in the week that he would meet with the club's sporting director, Andrea Berta, and club president Miguel Ángel Gil Marín. But Simeone has now clarified that he will be remaining the manager of Atletico to take the team to their new stadium next season. Real Sociedad leapfrogged their Basque rivals into sixth thanks to Juanmi's 93rd minute equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo.

Sports Laurent Koscielny sent off against Everton, to miss FA Cup final
Author: 0 Laurent Koscielny sent off against Everton, to miss FA Cup final

They are in the FA Cup final against Chelsea next Saturday but Souness believes there is plenty of work to be done. One thing you can not question is my love for this club. Asked if he wanted to avoid drama surrounding his future at Arsenal , Wenger told Sky Sports: "Yes of course. Psychologically, the environment for this group of players was absolutely horrendous and I'm very proud of what they have done, the way they responded and finished the season".

Sports Fernando Alonso 'not comfortable' yet at Indy 500
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso 'not comfortable' yet at Indy 500

The Indy 500 is one of the greatest events in the sport. There was much more limited running compared to the second day of practice, with Alonso completing 39 laps on Wednesday as teams set aside some time in the middle of the session to run pit-stops.

Author: 0 Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

The McLaren driver , who will not drive in next week's Monaco Grand Prix in order to compete in the famous American race, finished seventh with a four-lap average of 230.034mph. Wow!' I knew that big lap, the first one, was going to be tough to beat. J.R. Hildebrand could only manage sixth for Ed Carpenter Racing , ahead of IndyCar veteran Tony Kanaan .

Author: 0 Chelsea celebrates title with 5-1 win over Sunderland

The 36-year-old was substituted midway through the first half - it was meant to be the 26th minute, but actually was the 27th - and received a guard of honour from his team-mates on his final Stamford Bridge appearance for Chelsea . Speaking after the game, Sunderland boss David Moyes confirmed that the players were aware of the stunt, and were even willing to kick the ball out of play to allow it to happen.

Sports EPL schedule harming Europa League chances: Mourinho
Author: 0 EPL schedule harming Europa League chances: Mourinho

The 21-year-old England youth worldwide took control of a brilliantly delivered long ball from Paul Pogba and worked some individual magic inside the box to create space for a well-placed right-footed shot that Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey watched sail into the far corner.

Sports Wenger desperate for lifeline in Premier League finale
Author: 0 Wenger desperate for lifeline in Premier League finale

Arsene Wenger has admitted for the first time that the uncertainty over his future has contributed to an "absolutely horrendous" environment for the Arsenal players this season. After months of castigation, overwhelmings and Wenger out chants, the Premier League season does, at last, stand on the verge of a close - how pleased must Arsenal be.

Sports Bands pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Ohio music festival
Author: 0 Bands pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Ohio music festival

Fans have gathered at a Detroit concert venue to remember singer Chris Cornell. His death comes as a total shock to all of us. It was one powerful band. But while Chris Cornell may have been snatched away from this world way too soon, he's left us with nearly four-decades worth of incredible music that will last until the end of time.

Sports Celtics stagger on without Thomas; guard may need surgery
Author: 0 Celtics stagger on without Thomas; guard may need surgery

Of course, not only will Thomas miss the rest of the series against the Cavs, he won't be able to return if the Celtics make the NBA Fina-hahahahahaha, just kidding. The Celtics rotated defenders on James to no avail, unable to wear him down, and barely able to slow him down. His hip injury, coupled with his smallish size could become a topic for discussion as the Celtics look towards the future.

Sports Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink
Author: 0 Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink

San Antonio Spurs forward Danny Green (14) misses a dunk during the second half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in San Antonio . "I'm not blaming everything on (Popovich), but he was a very big part of it", Pachulia said. It stiffened up on him, it didn't really swell up, it just got stiff.

Author: 0 Carpenter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying

It took crew members about an hour to make the switch and about another 50 minutes to put the vehicle back together. "With the weather this morning, it added some stress to the whole thing because you only have one shot and one attempt, and that creates stress".

Sports Malaga 2017 La Liga live stream
Author: 0 Malaga 2017 La Liga live stream

The fact that Alvaro Morata and Isco have outscored Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema shows how many options Zidane has, and he has used them wisely. We will find out who wins the Spanish La Liga this weekend, while the Italian title could also be won this weekend or we might have to wait till the final day of the season.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Is Out For The Season

Here are some of the highlights from fans on Twitter following Cleveland's 130-86 win. After Wednesday's Game 1 loss, the Celtics pledged to start faster and be more competitive. "It was obviously just embarrassing", said Celtics guard Avery Bradley . We'll see what kind of team we are in how we respond. "I just think we have to come out and click on all cylinders".

Sports Eight injured, two seriously, after jet flips truck on LAX runway
Author: 0 Eight injured, two seriously, after jet flips truck on LAX runway

Passengers say Uskanil attempted to sit in a first-class seat upon entering the plane, and that he remained in the first-class area until a flight attendant asked to check his boarding pass. According to federal authorities, he was arrested later Friday after a disturbance on an American Airlines jet headed to Honolulu from Los Angeles .

Sports Stanley Cup playoffs: Ducks eliminate Oilers in game seven
Author: 0 Stanley Cup playoffs: Ducks eliminate Oilers in game seven

We've known that all year. "This should be a proud group in here". - Although Gibson's statistics haven't been that gaudy in the playoffs, it is noteworthy that his save percentage in 5-on-5 situations was.938 going into Game 1. Since the beginning of the second round - a span now of seven games - the Predators have given up just one power play goal against in 19 opportunities.

Author: 0 Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open wild card — Sports Briefly

I want to that the tournament for giving me the opportunity to play in this special event again". The French Open begins on 28 May. Sharapova was widely expected to be fast-tracked into the year's second grand slam tournament, which she has won twice before, but the French Tennis Federation (FFT) took the unexpected decision to deny her entry on Monday.

Sports Real Madrid Are Spanish La Liga Champions
Author: 0 Real Madrid Are Spanish La Liga Champions

He said: "We deserve a lot of credit for title". With Barcelona still struggling to claim the three points they needed at Eibar, the pressure perhaps eased on the visitors and there was little doubt they viewed their second goal as confirmation of the long-awaited title.

Sports Carpenter, Grichuk lead Cardinals past Giants
Author: 0 Carpenter, Grichuk lead Cardinals past Giants

Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday afternoon. Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford singled ahead of Nunez, who hit his 10th double of the season to left center. The St. Louis Cardinals have split their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Greg Garcia took over at second base after Wong lined out to left field in his lone at-bat of the evening.

Sports Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Djokovic has won 26 of their previous matches while Nadal last beat the Serbian in the 2014 French Open final. Even though Nadal leads the head-to-head confrontations against Djokovic 14-7 in matches on clay, in their last meeting on the same surface, which was in Rome a year ago, Djokovic beat Nadal in two straight sets.

Author: 0 Manchester United team: Jose Mourinho names youngsters as Wayne Rooney gets nod

Two of them in particular - left-winger Joshua Harrop and left-back Demetri Mitchell were outstanding on the flank, using their young and athletic legs to dominate Palace's byline and give right-back Joel Ward a nightmare. Mourinho pledged these changes after the 0-0 draw with Southampton on Wednesday, after which Graeme Souness criticised Mourinho for his complaining about United's fatigue.

Sports Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United

Rooney joined the Everton academy aged nine before making his professional debut for the club in 2002 at just nine years old. The first time that people took notice of Rooney was when he broke through the ranks at Goodison Park way back in 2002 as a 16-year-old, and marked his senior debut with an outstanding last minute victor against Arsenal.

Author: 0 Fernando Torres: 'Future is bright for Atletico Madrid'

Gareth Bale is set to miss the remainder of Real Madrid's league campaign after coach Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday he did not know when the Wales worldwide will return from injury. It was brilliant from [Karim] Benzema but that's football. The duo played alongside each other at Sevilla before becoming rivals when Alves moved to Real's great adversaries Barcelona.