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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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Eden Hazard blames himself for the sack of Mourinho at Chelsea

Three years on, though, Hazard has said he would love to work with Mourinho again one day and revealed what he messaged him after his departure in December, 2015. Hazard has a...

Djokovic outguns Anderson in Shanghai

Defeat for Federer means he can't defend the title he won past year and he will also drop to No 3 in the world rankings after Novak Djokovic supplanted him by reaching the final...

Argentina legend Maradona blasts compatriot Lionel Messi's leadership

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has revealed that the Premier League champions offered to triple Lionel Messi's wages in an unsuccessful attempt to bring the Barcel...

Roger Federer makes shaky start to Shanghai defence

Earlier, eighth seed Alize Cornet went down to Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum after a drama-filled clash which saw both players struggle to hold their serve. The account of the meeting...

Red Sox eliminate rival Yankees, advance to ALCS

Umpire Angel Hernandez - who had four plays reviewed at first base in the first four innings of Game 3 on Monday night, three of which were overturned - didn't get any better T...

Empty stands a sad sight for Croatia’s Dalic in England stalemate

The Three Lions were outclassed by Croatia in the semi-final, in large past thanks to the play of midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic . "I don't know who it is good for". D...

Egypt assistant delivers positive verdict on Salah’s injury

Liverpool entered the global break third in the Premier League, level on points with Manchester City and Chelsea but behind them by virtue of their slightly inferior goal differe...

Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

Two-time tournament victor , Justin Thomas , is the 5/1 favourite to win the CIMB Classic, followed by another dual champion in Ryan Moore , who can be backed at 12/1 (six places...

Fight Wilder and fury could not take place

Talking exclusively to Express Sport, trainer Nelson revealed his belief in the young heavyweight, claiming Bakole would take on any of the "big three" in his next fight. Fury is h...

Jadon Sancho responds when asked about £100m Tottenham, Liverpool rumour

Preston North End loanee Lukas Nmecha is encouraged to see youth being given its chance in the England squad in the shape of Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount. "I knew about Theo Walc...

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Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Henry to raid Arsenal for Kwame Ampadu

Reports out of France and England have stated that the Arsenal legend is the favorite to be named the new manager of Monaco , after the club on the French Riviera sacked manage...

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

Khabib meets Putin: Russian president congratulates UFC champ on ‘worthy’ victory

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has met Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the leader congratulating Nurmagomedov on his win over Conor McGregor - which Putin ...

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

He had missed a chance with his head in the opening 45 minutes, but he did get a second late on taking advantage of a defensive mixup to tap into an open goal . Bolt headed a McC...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The 25-year-old midfielder played a big part in Les Bleus' campaign in Russian Federation , scoring a goal in the final as Didier Deschamps' side beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the cov...

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Predicted Indian squad for Australia Tests

Another surprise was the exclusion of both Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who featured for India in the Asia Cup. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing...

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

Giants cut Ereck Flowers after tumultuous struggles

The Giants could promote tackle Brian Mihalik from the practice squad to serve as an emergency swing tackle with center/guard Spencer Pulley serving as an extra lineman and jumbo...

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

Jay Ajayi: Eagles Playcalling vs. Vikings 'Doesn't Make Sense to Me'

But Wentz was called for intentional grounding and coach Doug Pederson elected not to let Jake Elliott try a 58-yarder. It can be as simple as not taking an 8-yard sack on firs...

Kanye West loves - and hugs

Kanye West loves - and hugs

He told Trump he had stopped a potential war with North Korea. On Oct. 1, West - who prefers to be called "Ye" although no one calls him that that - also told TMZ he was going ...

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

Prison reform, Chicago violence on menu for Kanye-Trump White House lunch

When Mr. West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". "That was quite something". "We are cheating on our c...