Author: 0 Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

Montero, the No.8 hitter, lined a leadoff double and pinch hitter Willson Contreras drew a walk before Baez's sacrifice attempt against right-hander George Kontos landed in front of pitcher. "We just have to focus on runner on third, less than two outs, get him in". A Giant finally hits a home run with a runner on base, something that hadn't happened in 16 days, and then nearly passes that runner before he could cross the plate? "The game before this was the previous time I'd felt stronger.

Sports Kohli says defending champions India better prepared than last time
Author: 0 Kohli says defending champions India better prepared than last time

And the squad is full of match-winners, with Kohli joined by the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and the veteran duo of Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "There have been rule changes to what ICC has done to one day format, and there is no point in going with same set of skills time and again, unless the game change your skill or let the game take the demand out of you".

Sports Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move
Author: 0 Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move

Estonian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sandra Kamilova told the Baltic News Service that Russia's embassy in Tallinn had been informed. It was not clear when they would be deported. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. "The openly hostile action taken by the Estonian authorities (Friday) will certainly further complicate bilateral relations already basically deadlocked by Tallinn", the Russian Foreign Ministry was quoted as saying by ...

Author: 0 Europa triumph is for bomb victims

But despite being restricted to a watching brief manager Mourinho revealed the 35-year-old had a big impact, particularly on the Friends Arena ball boys. "But we just come to do our job". Speaking at an event in Glasgow to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Celtic becoming the first British team to win the European Cup in 1967, the Scot hailed Jose Mourinho's side.

Author: 0 Man Utd manager Mourinho has

It also handed the club the one piece of silverware missing from their collection. It means a third trophy, it mean going back to the Champions League , it means playing the European Super Cup in Macedonia next August. "I've played for two Premier League clubs and they're the only two Premier League clubs I'll play for", he added. It seems the Manchester United manager told the youngster "I want you" and "one more season and you come to Manchester".

Sports Ceremonies mark Memorial Day activities in Clark County
Author: 0 Ceremonies mark Memorial Day activities in Clark County

The Memorial Day program will be at 11 the Liberty Park band shell in Marshall, with keynote speaker Gary Lee Davenport. In past years the event has been hosted by the American Legion , with help from the historical society, but the organization was not planning to do so in 2017 until the historical society stepped forward.

Author: 0 Europa win gave Manchester 'lift' - Sir Alex

Here, Newsweek covers the key topics that the Portuguese manager discussed after the game, including the Manchester bombing , qualifying for the Champions League , Wayne Rooney's future and summer transfers. He said: "I am very humble when I play finals". They play completely different from us, and they stand with the cup. An emotional evening in Stockholm began on Wednesday with a moment of silence in memory of those killed at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena , ...

Sports Isaiah Thomas to See Hip Specialists
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas to See Hip Specialists

Security quickly removed the fan from the building. He went 7-of-13 from beyond the arc, but like the rest of his teammates cooled off significantly in the second half. The Celtics open as 15-point underdogs, with the spread set at 15.5 on Bovada . "We have to move the ball around and get continuous stops on the defensive end".

Author: 0 Herrera dedicates Europa League trophy to Manchester victims

Europa League glory also means United join Ajax , Bayern Munich and Juventus as the only clubs to have won all three major UEFA trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup, as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup.

Author: 0 Alexander Zverev defeated Novak Djokovic in Rome Masters final

German Alexander Zverev imposed his game on four-time Rome champion Novak Djokovic yesterday to earn an emphatic 6-4, 6-3 title victory and the first Masters 1000 trophy of his career. It is not a long-term commitment, but Becker, who coached Djokovic to six Grand Slam titles in three years, has hailed it as an "excellent choice". "Strong favourite", said German star Zverev.

Author: 0 Following Manchester bombing, soldiers deployed across UK

A string of details about Monday's deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena have emerged from USA law enforcement sources before being released by British police or officials. The suspect, British-born national of Libyan descent Salman Abedi , died in the bombing that took place less than four miles from the home he shared with his family.

Author: 0 (NBA) LeBron surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

We can't wait for Game 1 on next Thursday, June 1. History will be made, either way, just as it was on Thursday. To put those 36 points in perspective, the Celtics scored 42 points total the second half.Stevens would rather play Kelly Olynyk (15 points in Game 3 ) and Jonas Jerebko (10 points) than Johnson anyway."He's a special talent", James said about Irving .

Author: 0 Peter Bosz: ''We have to learn to play and win finals''

Goals from France worldwide Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. They are only the fifth side to win the three main European club trophies along with the UEFA Super Cup. "We got the objective, we are back in the Champions League by winning a title, an important title".

Author: 0 FA wants betting information on Chelsea's Terry withdrawal

Terry ended his 22-year association with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge by lifting the Premier League title for a fifth and final time , but his pre-planned departure from the game became the subject of heated post match discussion. However, the bet involving Shaw was offered on the open market by a bookmaker, whereas wagers on Terry's substitution followed an enquiry by a punter.

Author: 0 Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals

Kyrie Irving finished with 24 points, while Kevin Love added 15 and a game-high 11 rebounds. Despite going through the East playoffs at 12-1 and appearing destined for a rematch against the Golden State Warriors for months, the Cavs pushed off thoughts of what awaits them in Oakland next week.

Author: 0 NHL playoffs: Senators take Game 1 over Penguins

Kessel took a feed from Evgeni Malkin and zipped a wrist shot by Anderson 13:05 into the third period as the Penguins evened the Eastern Conference final with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has proven to be one of the best at making in-series adjustments. If his players have something to say, Sullivan wants them to get it out.

Author: 0 Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Begins

In making his picks, O'Neill will likely not attempt to find people who have not heard of the case, but simply push for jurors who vow to base their verdict exclusively on the evidence presented at trial. But the move prompted defense lawyers to raise an objection, saying she was stricken because of race. In the wood-panelled courtroom on the third floor of the courthouse, Judge O'Neill stressed the importance of the task before the pool of jurors and the need to avoid outside views of the ...

Author: 0 Emotional Manchester United win Europa League final for mourning fans

For all his spin, his at-times questionable man-management and the cautious approach of his team, Mourinho is proving to be the coach to whom United really should have turned after the retirement of Alex Ferguson in 2013. However, United's unsung heroes were their best performers. "They have other areas in which to strengthen". Still, these are exciting times for United.

Author: 0 Big Sam does it again, as Hull's relegation is confirmed

Silva's side had almost 74 per cent of the possession in the second half but did not manage a shot on target in the whole game, and the 39-year-old was left to rue their bad start and poor decision-making. "We tried to make changes at half-time for a small reaction". "The behaviour of the fans has been awesome but now we must analyse what is best for the future of the club and then see what is better for my career as well".

Author: 0 Alex Ferguson Europa League victory lifted Manchester

He said , "This is the most important trophy of my career because it's the last (in line) and the last one is always the most important". Hobbling around the field in Stockholm could be Ibrahimovic's final involvement with United, as the 12-month contract he signed last summer is about to expire and no extension has been put in place.

Sports Mumbai Indians wins the IPL 2017 Finals in a thriller
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians wins the IPL 2017 Finals in a thriller

It was Mumbai Indians' global player Jos Buttler , who missed the final leg of IPL 2017 due to his worldwide duty, could not control his emotions after his team beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run. "The bowling unit came in together, we've got a few youngsters and a few legends of the game in our bowling unit, it was a combination of both things and we gelled quite nicely".

Author: 0 Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

It's a great moment to share with everyone, we're so happy to be here to say goodbye to White Hart Lane and to welcome the new stadium. "It's disappointing to lose out on the title again, but we are getting better", he said . When I have 14, 15 players I can't do it. Spurs fans will be returning to the ground for the 2018/19 season, but the 61,000 seater stadium will be unrecognisable from the current version of White Hart Lane .

Author: 0 Alonso at Indy doesn't hurt F1 says Steiner

He wants to do it. The two welcomed their first daughter, Poppy Davies Dixon , in July 2009, just hours after an IndyCar race at Watkins Glen. I enjoy seeing the track, people watching of course and just hearing the sound of the cars go around from outside the Motor Speedway.

Sports FA Cup final is about Arsenal not me, Wenger says
Author: 0 FA Cup final is about Arsenal not me, Wenger says

It could have a sweeter ending on Saturday, May 27 if they can take the FA Cup , too. "It feels good", Zouma told the Chelsea Podcast at the club's FA Cup final media day. " I want to make sure I am 100 percent ready and my mindset is to be ready for 120 minutes plus penalties ". "We have got a new manager here who is willing to give everyone an opportunity".

Author: 0 LeBron James: Chasing Michael Jordan a 'Personal Goal'

In addition to leading all scorers he had eight assists and eight rebounds. It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James, who hit a 3-pointer late in in the third quarter to nudge past Jordan on the playoff scoring list.

Sports Sergio Romero from Manchester United is about to start Europa League final
Author: 0 Sergio Romero from Manchester United is about to start Europa League final

United reached the final after Thursday's semi-final second leg 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo at Old Trafford , winning the tie 2-1 on aggregate. Mourinho, who leads his team into the Europa League final against Ajax later this month, made eight changes to his starting XI at White Hart Lane having admitted domestic matter are now low on his priority list.

Author: 0 Celtics FaceTimed with Isaiah Thomas after Game 3 victory

If LeBron James was even a shell of his usual self in Game 3 against the Boston Celtics , the Cleveland Cavaliers would be up 3-0 in the conference finals and beginning to size up the Golden State Warriors for what would be an NBA Finals rematch.

Sports Arsenal legend Liam Brady plants himself firmly in the Wenger camp
Author: 0 Arsenal legend Liam Brady plants himself firmly in the Wenger camp

It had been reported Giroud has spoken on multiple occasions to the Ligue 1 side's boss Rudi Garcia but when that was put to the Arsenal man, he simply responded: 'I will not speak about that'. "They need to look at their wage structure - how can you attract the top players when you're not paying the top money?" It's a fantastic competition and I think in last 10 years Liverpool was not part of it too often, three years ago once only maybe.

Author: 0 Mourinho: 'Probably my most hard season as manager'

Having overlooked England's most capped outfield player for March's games against Germany and Lithuania citing a lack of minutes at United, Rooney's increased game time in recent weeks left Southgate reaching for a more stark explanation for his latest omission.

Author: 0 Europa League victory lifted Manchester - Ferguson

They performed with the physical and mental commitment you would expect, swollen by the circumstances . In truth, it wasn't a good game. The Dutch side monopolized possession while Man United packed numbers behind the ball and looked menacing on the counter.

Author: 0 After three quarters: Cavaliers 109, Celtics 74

The Celtics have proven that they can win when they move the ball to find the open man rather than relying on one player. "I didn't think it was a lack of effort at the beginning, but our offensive mistakes led to bad defense, and it just kind of snowballed on us", Brad Stevens said.

Author: 0 Once-promising Karam vows to put Indy 500 flops behind him

Last weekend Alonso qualified fifth for the 500, so he'll start in the second row in the 33-car race . I can't remember the last time it was flat. Asked by Sky Sports News HQ in Monaco if he remained hopeful of keeping the two-time world champion, executive director Brown said: "I think we can".

Author: 0 Wenger seeks solace in quest for seventh FA Cup

Arsene Wenger looks increasingly likely to stay on at the club and a third cup in the last four seasons could go some way to easing the increasingly unpopular competition specialist into a new contract. With his contract expiring this summer and a decision expected in the coming weeks over his future, winning the FA Cup could well be the flawless goodbye, or it may well be an achievement to spur him on and continue in the job.

Sports Final against Juventus will be special, says coach Zidane
Author: 0 Final against Juventus will be special, says coach Zidane

We are only thinking about Sevilla . This time the French global found the net, albeit with a bit of fortune as Navas got a hand to his mishit spot-kick but couldn't keep it out. And Gabriel Mercado hopes to ruin Madrid's title aspirations as he aims for maximum points from Sevilla's two remaining fixtures. "It's up to us to be confident and sure in ourselves, and have to desire to play well against them to give ourselves a chance of winning".

Sports Maria Sharapova responds to French Open denial: Nothing can stop my dreams
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova responds to French Open denial: Nothing can stop my dreams

She tried to put up a courageous face by tweeting a somewhat philosophical comment, insisting that "no words, games or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams". Her ranking rose enough during her return that she can participate in qualifying for the next major tournament, Wimbledon . The Russian said she had taken the drug "legally" throughout her career to treat medical conditions and had not realised it had been added to WADA's banned list a few weeks before the tournament ...

Sports Sunday's roundup: Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff
Author: 0 Sunday's roundup: Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff

His lead is hardly safe, however, with four players within three strokes of him, including Billy Horschel (11-under), Jason Day (10-under), Jason Kokrak (10-under) and Cameron Tringale (9-under). "I haven't played here in five years", said Horschel. "Overall, it was a pretty good week, but obviously I'm disappointed that I didn't get the win".

Sports Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Dortmund
Author: 0 Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Dortmund

In the summer, so much can happen, players go, players come". But I'm no longer young, I've got a lot of time for myself - and I really want to win a title. "If you say it is his last game tomorrow then you know more than me", Tuchel said. German media outlet Bild has suggested that Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has chose to leave Signla-Iduna Park in the summer transfer window.

Sports NFL Changes Preseason Cutdown Rules; Now Only One Cutdown Day
Author: 0 NFL Changes Preseason Cutdown Rules; Now Only One Cutdown Day

That is no longer the case, as teams will now be enabled to return two players from injured reserve. It would have greatly helped the Saints last season, when the team had players miss 301 combined games due to injury. This will make things more exciting, but could inevitable result in more ties. The downside here is that we may see an uptick in ties, given how many times we see teams trade field goals in overtime without being able to score a second time.

Author: 0 Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed in drive-thru lane

The incident happened less than a mile from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana . With that said , I'm extremely excited and ready to take on this challenge. "We could have changed the wing angle, but we didn't". So I think today the auto performed better than yesterday. He finished eighth past year and fourth in 2015.

Sports Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina
Author: 0 Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina

The Spanish side had been holding out for AFA to pay a 1.5 million euro ($1.7 million) release clause in Sampaoli's contract which still had one more year to run. The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's global friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as possible. The two-time World Cup winners are fifth in South American qualifying with four games to play, and only the top four are assured of spots in Russian Federation.

Sports Rafael Nadal claims Madrid Open for third straight title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal claims Madrid Open for third straight title

At the time of writing this piece (Friday), World Number 2 Novak Djokovic is set to take on Kei Nishikori in the first quarter-final of the ongoing Madrid Masters. Despite the loss, Cuevas can be pleased with reaching his first Masters 1000 semi-final. Nadal will now enter the Italian Open, the last stop before the 2017 French Open .

Sports Cavs v Celtics ECF Game 5 Breakdown
Author: 0 Cavs v Celtics ECF Game 5 Breakdown

This proved futile since the defender went under the screen and was easily able to beat Smart to the spot he tried to get to.In addition to three straight home losses to Cleveland , including a pair of blowout defeats in the opening two games of this series, the Celtics are just 2-7 straight-up in their past nine home dates with the Cavaliers, failing to cover in four of their past five.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney 'a very important player' for Man United - Jose Mourinho

Goals from France worldwide Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. "We played for England, we played for Manchester, and we played for the people who died". "We wouldn't think twice". Sanchez, 20, joined Ajax from Atletico Nacional in his native Colombia last summer, and has ended the season with six goals in 46 games for the Dutch side in all competitions.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving: Kyrie Irving scores 24 points in win vs. BOS

Regardless, Lebron James has led his Cavaliers back to the promised land of the NBA Finals and only 4 games away from back-to-back championships in a once cursed city. With the retirement of Kobe Bryant in 2016, LeBron James and Stephen Curry remain as the league's two breakthrough stars and the two players who get business execs around the league downright giddy about the balance sheet when they pass through town.

Sports Pablo Zabaleta aims parting dig at United in farewell speech
Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta aims parting dig at United in farewell speech

Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho said: "He's a top player". The City legend departs the club at the end of the season and was given a hero's send off at the Etihad on Tuesday night. I will enjoy it. Guardiola won an impressive 14 titles during his four-year spell in charge of Barcelona , before adding seven more pieces of silverware to his trophy cabinet at Bayern.

Author: 0 Arsenal v Chelsea: Pick your FA Cup final combined XI

I want to win the cup for my club. 'We know that we've got the opportunity of playing in the FA Cup final and it's something we really want to do our best in'. This is a big blow to Arsenal because Laurent Koscielny is also out of the game after Arsenal's appeal to get his red card rescinded was rejected and Shkodran Mustafi is also not 100 percent fit for the game.

Author: 0 Cavs can close out Celtics in Game 5

In the last game he had a very Kevin Love stat line of 17 points and 17 rebounds. James, arguably the premier player in the game, leads a Cavs side that features the sublime talents of Australian-born, but United States loyal, point guard Irving and sharpshooting big man Love.

Author: 0 IPL 2017 55th Match: Supergiants qualify for playoffs, Kings XI miss out

But the play-offs could be a different ball game all together, especially with the Pune outfit reaching this stage for the first time and would be missing their key all-rounder Ben Stokes . Meanwhile, Mumbai have relied on their batting unit so far in the season with Kieron Pollard , Parthiv Patel and Nitish Rana amongst the runs.

Sports McGirt and Hughes lead Players Championship as Garcia aces 17th
Author: 0 McGirt and Hughes lead Players Championship as Garcia aces 17th

Hughes is a rookie playing in his first Players Championship. "I was thinking actually 7-, 8-under after the second hole", said Day, who began the day on the 10th hole. "But with that being said, you always got to start somewhere and try and build on it and it seems like it was a good start for me". "That's just kind of how my day went".