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Ohtani Hits First MLB Home Run, Braves Hand Nationals First Loss

Ohtani hit a three-run homer in his first home at-bat Tuesday night. The Angels offense shined for 7 runs and Ohtani is now 1-0 in his Major League Baseball career. Statcast measured his last hit at 112.8 miles per hour, the hardest-hit ball by an ...

De Bruyne grateful for Silva as City pair achieve gold standard

In the footage, he said: "I'd have Harry Kane and Leroy Sane [over Salah] in my team next season". "David is one of the best this season". "At Chelsea, he didn't play too much but in Roma he was unbelievable - every game he created a lot of chanc...

Anthony Joshua camp set to open talks with Wilder

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme, Hearn added: "Anthony Joshua wants all the belts - that is the big card Deontay Wilder has got to play, but commercially, Joshua is far bigger than Deontay Wilder". "We will ride our wave while we ...

Finau risks ankle injury celebrating hole in one at Augusta

The footage showed Finau running up the sixth hole celebrating his ace. Luckily the young golfer was able to get back on his feet, but was clearly in pain as he hobbled the rest of the way to the green. Tony Finau takes his talents to Augusta, Georgi...

Masters: Tom Watson, 68, claims remarkable win in Par 3 contest

April 4, 2018 . Gary Nicklaus Jr, grandson of six-time Masters champion Jack, was caddying for his grandfather - a common tradition at the event. And boy, did he deliver. "But watching your grandson do something special, I have a few tears". "Y...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reacts on Twitter to Liverpool win, Simon Mignolet responds

Inside Anfield, the atmosphere and volume was exactly what we have come to expect when the Champions League edges towards its sharp end - and City cracked first amid the cacophony of noise. Sensational in the first half, the home side rather retrea...

Chelsea ready to push on with their efforts to appoint Allegri

Juventus star Paulo Dybala was a huge disappointment for Juventus yesterday night as the Argentinean was sent off in the second half of the opening quarter final Champions League tie against Juventus. A manager with a CV of Allegri's stature will b...

Champions League: Barcelona vs Roma

Asked who else he would like to see playing for Roma instead of against them, Monchi added: "Well Sergio Busquets is not bad is he?" But they doubled their lead 10 minutes after the break when Messi and Rakitic engineered a short corner and the...

Former Chelsea's Coach, Ray Wilkins, is Dead

Many messages of support have been posted following the announcement. THE world of football has paid tribute to former England captain Ray Wilkins , who has died aged 61. 1986 - at the World Cup finals in Mexico, Wilkins was shown a red card durin...

Mavs' Nerlens Noel, Jazz Thabo Sefolosha Suspended 5 Games

With the Mavericks probably targeting a big man in the draft and with Dwight Powell's improved play this season, Noel fitting into the team's future plans is questionable at best. Noel's season began with a protracted contract dispute that resulted...

Liverpool Defender Matip Set To Miss Rest Of Season

Some feel it's time now for Ragnar Klavan to shine. "If there is a centre half in the room, please let me know", the Liverpool manager said. In 2016, aged 17, ex-Lucan United youngster Masterson was named on the Liverpool bench for their FA...

Europa League: How Arsenal might line up against CSKA Moscow

It was the Gunners' first back-to-back win in the top flight since November, but until the late goalfest it often made for painful viewing, as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said at a news conference afterwards. Ramsey's long term future at Ars...

140000 tickets unsold one day out from Commonwealth Games

While it was the weightlifters' turn to get tested on Sunday, the gymnastics contingent gave samples on Monday, as the organisers found a breach of their no-needle policy. This, however, raises more questions than it answers: On the number of syringe...

Late Salah strike gives Liverpool win at Palace

Still, with Guardiola's men all-but-confirmed as champions - they can clinch the title next weekend by beating Manchester United - Klopp is well aware of the scale of the task facing his team. And when they are, that's when the individual quali...

Former Saint Brandin Cooks traded again

The Patriots now have the 23rd and 31st overall picks in Round One and the 11th ( Jimmy Garoppolo trade) and 31st picks in Round Two. This is a massive development, as previous reports from New England suggested that the team was going to possib...

Laughter alert: Australia's ball-tampering scandal recreated with Gabbar parody

Following Smith's press conference on Friday, Australian coach Darren Lehmann too declared that the fourth Test against South Africa in Johannesburg will be his last in charge of the Australian team. Opening batsman Warner was banned for one year ...

UEFA Cup: Klopp predicts fire as Liverpool clash with Man City

The children were selected as a part of Liverpool's Red Neighbours programme and they picked up microphones in pairs to do commentary on the Reds' 4-0 win over Arsenal from earlier this season. "We know we have performed well but we have to work on...

Russia Foreign Minister Lavrov says Britain could have poisoned spy

Britain has said it is "highly likely" that Russia was responsible for the attack using the Soviet-designed Novichok nerve agent , while Moscow calls the allegations unsubstantiated anti-Russian propoganda. Britain said the search was a normal...

NCAA Women's Championship: Irish topple Mississippi State with last-second shot

On their second straight trip to the national title game, they built a big lead Sunday night, but allowed the Irish to come roaring back in the second half. The Fighting Irish trailed 40-25 with 6 minutes, 41 seconds remaining in the third quarter. H...

Men's Basketball: Michigan takes on underdog role in NCAA final

MI will return to the NCAA title game Monday night to face Villanova . Lange: Who's ready to step in front of Villanova's offense? Only UCLA's Bill Walton had a better shooting night in a Final Four matchup, when he was 21 of 22 in 1973.

WTA Miami: Sloane Stephens captures first Premier Mandatory title

Sloane Stephens of the United States poses with the Butch Buchholz championship trophy on Crandon Park Beach after her match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia (not pictured) during the women's singles final of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at...

Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard hit in alleged one-punch attack

The players had been out for a team dinner earlier in the evening, the network reported. Friend told media today that after he saw Stannard fall to the ground, his instincts told him that the unprovoked attack could have been fatal and his next mov...

Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY

After a walk and a sacrifice bunt, shortstop Amed Rosario drove in two more runs with a single to make it 6-3. Two of the hardest throwers in the majors will face off in Thursday's series opener when New York's Noah Syndergaard, who touches 100 mil...

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Double-Digit Scoring Record

James had tied the mark two nights earlier against the team Jordan owns - the Charlotte Hornets. At 33, he's playing as well as ever and next month he'll head into the playoffs attempting to reach his eighth consecutive NBA Finals. U.S. Distric...

Cardinals, RHP Holland agree to 1-year deal

The Athletic noted the move is complete pending a physical. It also fills a major hole for them following the news of the team's previously anointed closer, Luke Gregerson , being placed on the 10-day disabled list. His punishment comes after he m...

I wanted to join LA Galaxy before Man Utd move - Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's attitude will never change, even if the backdrop now includes Hollywood and palm trees. I came in a wheelchair, and after three months I conquered England and they said I was flying. if he needs me for one minute, I'll be there ...

Paddy Jackson's Lawyers to Sue Senator Over Tweet

The PSNI have said "we are aware of comments made on a social media platform". Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson leaving Belfast Crown Court after he was found not guilty of raping a woman at a property in south Belfast in Jun...

Bairstow, Wood lead England fightback

Broad removed Tom Latham (0) before New Zealand had a run on the board and Anderson left the hosts reeling when he got Jeet Raval (5) in the fifth over to leave the Black Caps 14 for 2. Boult finally ended Bairstow and England's innings when the...

Mourinho Insists Pogba's Problem Has Nothing To Do With Him

The midfielder scored in France's win over Russian Federation earlier this week, but Mourinho refused to get into the details of his player's performance for his national team. "You are saying he asked me why I changed him?" Ashley Young was availa...

Chelsea's Champions League Chances Depend On Same Old Spurs Story

On Sunday, Chelsea and Tottenham go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge in a massive game in the race for the Champions League spots. Since arriving at Spurs, Alderweireld has established himself as the Premier League's best defender in the eyes ...

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Comcast confirms it's in 'advanced stages' of prepping 'New Fox' bid

The bidding war is over Fox assets - not including Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network - that Disney in December said it would purchase for United States dollars 52.4...

Kushner granted permanent security clearance, AP source says

That means Kushner once again has access to the nation's most sensitive information. In February, Kushner's interim security clearance was downgraded from "top secret" to t...

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

The lava, stalled by a natural berm, remains 200 to 300 meters from the wells. "That means that for a period of time the well has less integrity than it has right now". Hawaiian vo...

Britain's M&S sees profit fall for second straight year

Figures for the period to the end of March this year show pre-tax profits fell from £176.4 million to £66.8 million with the company shouldering exceptional costs of £514 million -...

Sterlite plant protests leave 9 dead

Meanwhile, an official release said about 20,000 people took out a procession towards the district collectorate and the copper plant, demanding its permanent closure. Compensatio...

Turkish Foreign Ministry says it is pleased by Venezuela elections

Mr Maduro, the 55-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez, hailed his win in Sunday's election as a victory against "imperialism", however, in a statement sent fr...

Elon Musk: UAW 'did nada' for job security in last recession

Elon Musk has announced two new versions of the Model 3 , including a high-performance model capable of hitting 60mph in 3.5 seconds, following months of production woes . The...

Mowgli is a dark themed 'The Jungle Book', trailer released

The story will follow the upbringing of the human child Mowgli , who was raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. The film also stars Andy Serkis as bear Baloo , Moonl...

Shootout Between Texas School Gunman and Deputies Lasted 25 Minutes

Texas, a conservative stronghold, has some of the most permissive firearm laws in the United States, and new gun restrictions are unlikely. The discussions will start in Austi...

Texas school gunman 'confused,' claim attorneys

It comes as a variety of solutions are being floated to keep Texas schools safe. Perkins, a substitute teacher who goes by Ann, was among two adults killed in the shooting. The...

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UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

In response , Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the support of European officials would be insufficient without the United States, and implied that Europe ...

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

POPE FRANCIS has been praised by campaigners after claims that he told a gay man "God made you like this" and said sexuality "doesn't matter". "What the pope was saying is: 'God...

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

I think that after two years the club know me very well. But he knows Chelsea need significant improvement to emulate those victories after they finished fifth - 30 points behi...

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

Thompson had just eight points on 3-of-11 shooting and 2-of-4 from long range as the Warriors' "Splash Brothers", who combined for 46 points in Game 1 were nowhere to be found wh...

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

The latest data which was revealed on Wednesday spanned the 2013-14 through 2016-17 academic years and showed a number of different areas in which Villanova ranks at or near the to...

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

While it appeared that Connelly would begin the upward trend of victory for the Caps, they were never able to get out of first gear. To make things more puzzling, none of the gam...

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Receiver Torrey Smith-who the Eagles traded to the Carolina Panthers earlier this offseason-told McManus he has no interest in going to the White House as long as Trump remains...

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Ennis also testified that while Foster did not hit her once, she actually hit him with a hanger. "She was extremely upset and told him if he broke up with her she would 'trash h...

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

As much as Vlade Divac loves to make insane out of the box decisions there are a number of bigs at the top of the draft to offer Divac plenty of choices. It's a disappointing fini...