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Sports False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction
Author: 0 False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction

Adams was acquired from St. Louis on Saturday as a fill-in for Freeman, expected to miss about 10 weeks with a broken left wrist. After Pittsburgh scored twice in the top of the ninth, Atlanta got two runs in the bottom of the inning. "We apologize for the inconvenience to our fans", Beth Marshall, a Braves spokesperson, told the MDJ just after 9 p.m. Several fans on the social media service reacted to the false alarm, with one saying that it had freaked her out even as she was at home ...

Author: 0 Manchester Arena Blast Europa League final has lost 'glow' - Ajax coach

Their arch-rivals said: "Real Madrid C.F. expresses its deepest dismay at the attack committed in Manchester and wants to convey its solidarity with the victims and their families and friends. Ajax got knocked out of the Champions League qualifiers, dropping into the Europa League where they have fallen short on a number of occasions.

Author: 0 Trump Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican

At an earlier news conference, the Pope said he wouldn't judge Trump before their meeting or seek to convert him on political issues. The meeting, arranged at the last minute and squeezed into the 80-year-old pontiff's diary, came on the third leg of Trump's first overseas trip as president, which has already taken him to Saudi Arabia and to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Sports National Football League reduces overtime to 10 minutes
Author: 0 National Football League reduces overtime to 10 minutes

The league also decided upon changing the cut-down day rules Tuesday. It doesn't take Sabermetrics or complex stats to see that cutting the amount of time teams are given to score by 1/3rd would lead to less potential scoring. But the league isn't getting carried away either - it will still penalize any celebration deemed offensive or in bad taste, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons.

Author: 0 Sens, Pens head to Game 7

We haven't capitalized on the power play, a couple of my passes were off and we weren't connecting on plays that we needed to make to get our momentum going and to give ourselves an opportunity to capitalize. Or one of the four luckiest? But they had goalie Jonathan Bernier making his first career playoff start after John Gibson was scratched with a hamstring injury .

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Manchester will pull together after bomb attack

Manchester United meet Dutch side Ajax at the Friends Arena on Wednesday night. "From Barcelona, all our support and solidarity for the victims and relatives of the attack in Manchester", said a message from the Catalan club. Nobody is more excited than us about this final, regardless of the age of the players. Bosz stopped short of saying the match could have been postponed.

Author: 0 Yaya Toure: Fernandinho insists Manchester City star won't be bullied into staying

Guardiola's side produced a winning performance for their team-mate with a 3-1 victory against West Brom , with plenty of tributes and goodbyes for Zabaleta at the full-time whistle. "It will be an important day for many reasons". Pablo has always been one of the most popular lads around. "I know you are curious to know what will happen and if we didn't play for anything we would announce it but, I have said so many times, at the end of the season we will speak about that situation".

Author: 0 Antonio Conte claims Arsenal 'are favourites' for FA Cup final

Eden Hazard scored a stunning second for Chelsea in the second half after Diego Costa put him through. Freaky as it already was for Terry to be granted his wish to play just 26 minutes so he could be given a standing ovation in the minute that shares the same number as the one that's adorned his Chelsea shirts for the past 17 years, Moyes and Sunderland's collusion in the whole, needy affair was even more nauseating.

Sports Why Chelsea can win the Premier League again next season - Thierry Henry
Author: 0 Why Chelsea can win the Premier League again next season - Thierry Henry

Terry was withdrawn and given a guard of honour in the 26th minute of Chelsea's final Premier League game of the season as part of the club's tributes to their long-serving defender , who will leave the club this summer. While he said that a few days before Chelsea's final Premier League match of the season, the five times Premier League victor seemed to have changed his mind during Chelsea's trophy presentation ceremony.

Author: 0 Ducks knock out Oilers in Game 7

The Predators were rolling, so will that mini-bye week slow them down? In the first round, the Nashville Predators upset the Anaheim Ducks in seven games. We knew in our group we could keep going and keep playing. It's hard to imagine the Oilers won't be better next year, and better than one game away from the Western Conference final means some very exciting possibilities.

Sports Cesar Azpilicueta 'flattered' by Barcelona links but is only thinking of Chelsea
Author: 0 Cesar Azpilicueta 'flattered' by Barcelona links but is only thinking of Chelsea

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta is not thinking about leaving the club, although he accepts it is "a compliment" to have been linked with Barcelona . 'We worked for that and we got our rewards, we're in the final of the FA Cup and we have a chance to win the Double'. The Blues lifted the Premier League trophy following their victory over Sunderland, on a day where John Terry bid an emotional and subsequently controversial farewell to Stamford Bridge, but attention has quickly turned ...

Author: 0 Danny Welbeck hopes FA Cup win can lift Arsenal F.C. gloom

Paddy Power had accepted the bets on Terry being replaced between 26:00 and 26:59, matching his shirt number, in Sunday's final Premier League fixture of the campaign, the 36-year-old's last as a Chelsea player at Stamford Bridge. Terry hopes to make his 718th and last appearance for the Blues in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal . The Premier League did not comment, but it is thought that it does not consider the incident to have compromised the competition's integrity as ...

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Makes It to Madrid Open Final After Beating Novak Djokovic

After watching Real Madrid playing in La Liga, Nadal trotted along to press where, as always, e had to bat away the speculation of the Ultimate Decimal. The Madrid Open was Djokovic's first tournament since he parted ways with longtime coach Marian Vajda and two other team members to try to regain his "winning spark on the court".

Sports Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Chelsea Arsene Wenger has provided the latest team news update. "Would it be a nice farewell?" "No, what I want is to win the next game", he said. "The Arsenal defender was sent off for serious foul play during the game against Everton on Sunday [21 May 2017]". 'He (Sanchez) needs to go through some tests at the moment.

Author: 0 James tops All-NBA teams again; Pacers' George left off

For Houston's James Harden , there was affirmation. Sure, no Warriors players had better seasons than any player voted into the first team. And Harden was the only player to be unanimously selected by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters as a first-teamer this year, returning to that group for the third time in the last four seasons.

Author: 0 Warriors romp to 2-0 lead

Leonard originally sprained his left ankle in Game 5 of the Spurs' 110-107 overtime victory against Houston in Game 5 of the conference finals. Leonard leaving in the third stanza of Game 1 has defined this series thus far. "Tonight, it's not what I expected". "I'd probably list him as questionable", Popovich said. "The only way I can process this is I think it's not about the O's and X's or rebounds or turnovers or anything like that".

Author: 0 Agassi confirmed as Djokovic coach

We don't have any long-term commitment. "I knew I had to be aggressive from the first point on and to the last", added Zverev, who has known Djokovic for many years having trained with the Serbian. While Halep was able to eventually win the opening set, she required treatment to her ankle from a trainer twice and was late getting to shots as the match wore on.

Author: 0 Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid

Arsenal must be willing to invest greater funds into the playing squad to avoid falling behind their Premier League rivals, says David Seaman. Regardless of what happens at Emirates Stadium during the close-season, Seaman - a three-time Premier League victor with Arsenal - wants to see a greater willingness to spend big to avoid being priced out of major signings by other elite clubs.

Sports Gregorius, Gardner and Carter homer, Yankees beat Royals 4-2
Author: 0 Gregorius, Gardner and Carter homer, Yankees beat Royals 4-2

Unfortunately for the Yankees, though, the bullpen could not hold the lead. Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run home run that led the Kansas City Royals over NY 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Warriors Owner Wants Cavs in NBA Finals

Golden State will either face the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals which begin next Thursday. The Cavaliers now lead the Eastern Conference finals 2-1. Ginobili scored 15 points and contributed seven assists on Monday. Jonathon Simmons had 13 while LaMarcus Aldridge struggled with only 8 points, shooting 4-of-11 from the floor.

Sports Pederson leaves game after frightening collision with Puig
Author: 0 Pederson leaves game after frightening collision with Puig

Yadier Molina was up with nobody on and two outs in the top of the 10th and smoked a ball to deep right-center. Pederson also suffered some minor cuts on his forehead when he stumbled head-first into the right-center field wall, but he cleared MLB's concussion protocol and is expected to avoid the disabled list.

Author: 0 Manchester United players to wear black armbands at Europa League final

UEFA have also assured fans that there will be adequate security at the Europa league final and also urged fans to arrive early so as to avoid long delays at the entrance of the stadium before the game. With Marcos Rojo injured and Eric Bailly suspended, United are without their two best central defenders this season and Mourinho clearly isn't comfortable with his alternatives.

Author: 0 United stars 'can't take Manchester victims out of our minds'

Jose Mourinho says the "hearts and minds" of everyone at Manchester United are with those affected by the horrific attack that killed 22 people and injured many more. The UEFA statement added "there is now no specific intelligence which might suggest that any of the UEFA Europa League Final activities in Stockholm may be the target of attacks".

Sports All Rise! The Judge's Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium
Author: 0 All Rise! The Judge's Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium

Dave Winfield, who has experienced the spotlight of playing in NY, cautioned on putting too much of an external focus on Aaron Judge so early in his career. Of all the four major sports (NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB) baseball has the stigma of being a bit boring when it comes to players being able to celebrate or express themselves after a great play or dramatic game tying hit or home run.

Author: 0 Rafa thumps listless Kyrgios in one-sided match

I was able to play with good control over the game. "Eventually the game will come together". And the 12-time Grand Slam champion applied just enough pressure at the right time to break Lopez's serve in the final game of both sets. Raonic will play Belgium's David Goffin next. He will next play against sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan , who defeated David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 to deny the Spaniard his 700th career win.

Author: 0 Alexis frustrated by Arsenal's collapse in Premier League title race

Wenger also said Arsenal's supporters' protests against shareholder Stan Kroenke - who was loudly and repeatedly told to "get out of our club" - were misplaced. "All of that was I think because these guys were maybe over-indulged a little bit". Even if he has the support of majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, Wenger's Arsenal love affair turned fractious long ago and even if he wins the FA Cup this weekend, the boardroom battles he has been embroiled in for several months need to be ...

Sports Everyone wants to know what happened to LeBron James?
Author: 0 Everyone wants to know what happened to LeBron James?

CLEVELAND (AP ) - Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. The Celtics didn't either. In the aftermath of Sunday's Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers , Boston Celtics players initiated a video call with injured teammate Isaiah Thomas from the visitors locker room at Quicken Loans Arena so that Thomas could be a part of the team's celebration.

Author: 0 Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp hails "outstanding" 76-point Premier League finish

Club legend Thierry Henry says Arsenal's season should be archived as a disappointment after the Gunners failed to qualify for next season's Champions League . Coutinho poked in his second and Sadio Mane slammed home after a brilliant run, before Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a fine solo goal and Calum Chambers headed in to set up a tense finale as Liverpool held on.

Sports Pakistan mark historic win against West Indies under retiring Misbah's captaincy
Author: 0 Pakistan mark historic win against West Indies under retiring Misbah's captaincy

West Indies need another 297 runs to win their series with Pakistan after wickets tumbled on an exciting fourth day of the third Test in Dominica . Really happy for this team, all the guys here. "Believe me - I think, in all, I've given 27-28 years of my life to cricket", said Younis, "So I have nothing in my mind about any future plans to get back into cricket.

Author: 0 Irving and LeBron take charge, push Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

Irving did not show any noticeable limp following the game as he walked down the hallway, stopping to hug and kiss friends and family following his performance. Draymond Green had 16 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Warriors. Kelly Olynyk emerged off the bench to get 15 points, while Jerebko was 4-for-4, including 2-for-2 on three-pointers to finish with 10 points.

Sports Day misses out in sudden-death playoff
Author: 0 Day misses out in sudden-death playoff

By Horschel's own admission, there was little reason to expect the kind of performance he produced this week at a course where he had no prior success . All kings of people go to golf tournaments. The event was held for the final time at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas. I said you know what, this is just the challenge now.

Author: 0 Football rumours from the media

Chilean newspaper El Mercurio claims the Arsenal forward's agent, Fernando Felicevich, has travelled to Bavaria to begin talks with Bayern . Hoffenheim duo Sebastian Rudy and Niklas Sule are set to sign and may be joined by Sanchez, who could be offered £11m a season to head to the Allianz Arena.

Author: 0 Marcus Smart Leads Boston over Cleveland in Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) goes up for a rebound against Boston Celtics' Al Horford (42), from Dominican Republic, and Tyler Zeller (44) during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, . "You obviously hear people saying that it's all about how you respond, and we don't feel like people believed in us and counted us out", Bradley said.

Author: 0 De Villiers returns for England series opener

Watch the 1st ODI match between England vs South Africa in the United Kingdom at Sky Sports 2/HD TV and Live streaming online at Sky Go . Nasser Hussain , like Pietersen a former England captain, defended Stokes's recall to national training duty by saying: "The reason he got an IPL deal was because of how wonderful he has been for England ".

Sports Jays hope to take another step in recovery vs. Mariners
Author: 0 Jays hope to take another step in recovery vs. Mariners

Seattle led 2-1 thanks to a Nelson Cruz homer in the first inning but Toronto responded with a run in the bottom of the first and posted a five-run rally in the fifth before adding another insurance run in the seventh. Seattle dropped one game below.500. Leone earned the win as the pitcher of record when Bautista homered. Mariners OF Guillermo Heredia and LHP Ariel Miranda did not travel with the team on its flight from Philadelphia to Toronto on Wednesday night because of visa issues.

Sports Irving, James turn the tables on Celtics with comeback of their own
Author: 0 Irving, James turn the tables on Celtics with comeback of their own

The Celtics pulled the ultimate shocker over reigning National Basketball Association champions the Cavs when they rallied in game three for a 111-108 victory in the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday. Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury , the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game 3: What We Learned
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game 3: What We Learned

LeBron James will take plenty of heat for disappearing down the stretch. "Coming out of halftime I just wanted to be aggressive, lead my guys and leave it all out there on the floor", Irving said. Smith wrote. Deron Williams played 18 minutes after sustaining a shoulder "stinger" in Game 3. This was the best execution the Celtics had pulled off this playoffs.

Author: 0 John Terry is the best defender in Premier League history - Gary Cahill

Terry may have said his goodbyes to Stamford Bridge but remains keen to play on after speaking to several former club and worldwide team-mates like Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher, who told him not to quit. Sunderland were also the opponents when Terry lifted the Premier League trophy two years ago, after he played every minute of all 38 games that season.

Sports James Bond legend Roger Moore dies at 89
Author: 0 James Bond legend Roger Moore dies at 89

Daniel Craig, Pierce Brosnan and Sean Connery have paid tribute to their fellow James Bond actor Roger Moore following his death on Tuesday (23May17). "With the passing of Sir Roger Moore , the world has lost one of its great champions for children - and the entire UNICEF family has lost a great friend", the United Nations agency's executive director Anthony Lake said.

Sports Red Sox contract selling Babe Ruth to Yankees up for auction
Author: 0 Red Sox contract selling Babe Ruth to Yankees up for auction

Evans said he brought Ruppert's copy for $150,000 and sold it to a collector who consigned it to this auction. Lelands, a New York-based sports auction house, started the bidding at $100,000 on Tuesday. Ruth's 1918 Red Sox contract sold in 2014 for $1.02 million. A piece of history from Babe Ruth could belong to you. Going once, going twice, sold.

Author: 0 Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist

The pair missed out on the final league game of the season with Mustafi falling ill and Gibbs recovering from a thigh injury, which had left the Gunners short at the back during their 3-1 win against Everton . 'He (Sanchez) needs to go through some tests at the moment. "I believe since January we have played in a very hard environment for different reasons", he added.

Author: 0 Irving, James lead the way as Cavaliers down Celtics

Between a strong front office led by president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, an excellent coach in Brad Stevens , a versatile roster led by star point guard Isaiah Thomas with a deep supporting cast of role players surrounding him that finished the season with the best record in the Eastern Conference and made the Eastern Conference finals, and a bevy of draft picks at their disposal - including the No.

Author: 0 Warriors Will Be Judged Solely On NBA Finals

The long-time coach, who has spent his entire 21 season career with the Spurs , used his post-game press conference Tuesday to praise the Warriors , saying they won the West with "class". "I don't care who we play, but my preference is Cleveland", Lacob told The Undefeated's Marc. Asked about what will go into his decision on where to play next year, Mills sidestepped the question and turned his attention to satisfying his taste buds and stomach.

Sports Manchester football clubs jointly condemn terror attack
Author: 0 Manchester football clubs jointly condemn terror attack

What football or any sport has the power to do is bring a bit of joy during sadness, and Manchester United will certainly have that extra motivation now - of bringing some happiness, even the slightest hint, to the families that have been hit by the bad terrorist attack.

Author: 0 Arsenal reduce Europa League ticket prices after Champions League failure

While it's certain fifth-placed Arsenal will be competing in the Europa League next season, there's some doubt over whether Wenger will still be in charge. "He's given us all massive confidence and we're enjoying our football". "There is nothing to discuss really". Klopp is increasingly confident of bringing in Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon to add competition at left-back while Klopp is also looking at Hull's Andrew Robertson in that area after seeing the Tigers relegated from the Premier ...