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Major League Baseball says Rizzo’s slide not dirty, it was illegal

I believe Cubs manager Joe Maddon is right when he says Rizzo executed a ideal slide to break up the double play and I believe Pirates manager Clint Hurdle when he says it's "open season" on catchers. "To be honest with you guys, it's late". ...

Serena Williams battles past Kristyna Pliskova to kick off comeback

Competing at her first grand slam match since winning the 2017 Australian Open, Williams then survived Czech Kristyna Pliskova 7-6 (7-4) 6-3. "I feel like I'm on the right track, " Williams said. "You don't have to put her back at number one beca...

Fabinho: "It was easy to say 'yes' to Liverpool"

Fekir scored 18 goals and supplied eight assists in a superb 2017-18 Ligue 1 campaign as Bruno Genesio's side secured qualification for the Champions League . Following Fabinho's arrival on Merseyside , a contingent of Liverpool fans believe t...

The LeBron And Steph Curry Show Will Dominate The NBA Finals. Again

Durant is incredible, but his isolation sets have had a tendency to drag down Golden State's offense at times. He has averaged 34 points, 9.2 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game in the playoffs. Kevin Durant hits some deep twos with Trevor Ariza basic...

Serena Williams Tops Kristyna Pliskova in 2018 French Open 1st Round

But it wasn't just Williams' return to major championship tennis that caught everyone's attention. On Monday, Williams kicked off the French Open with a win, defeating the Czech Republic's Kristyna Pliskova in straight sets. Williams, 36, said th...

Goalies under siege in Game 1 shootout between Caps, Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights made sure they left an impression with theirs, however excessive it may have been. Another 100 employees will leave on Wednesday morning to attend Game 2 . With so much offensive talent on both sides of the ice, there wi...

Serena Williams unseeded for 2018 French Open

Nadal eventually claimed the match on a third match point when Bolelli dumped a forehand into the net. The former top-ranked player did his post-match interview in French on Court Philippe Chatrier after opening his Roland Garros campaign with a ...

Simon Mignolet addresses future before Real Madrid clash

The Reds bagged 84 goals in 38 Premier League games, and combined with their free-scoring displays in Europe, they look potent already led by trident Sadio Mane , Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah . Because you have such a good dressing room ev...

Neymar clears the air on Real Madrid rumours

Neymar only signed for PSG last summer when he became the world's most expensive footballer of all time when he left Barcelona for the French capital for £198m. Of course I have to adjust to certain things. "I feel good physically". " Neymar's ...

Warriors return to Finals as Rockets go ice-cold in Game 7

The Cavs lost to the Warriors in five games a year ago, and they had Kyrie Irving to ease some of the scoring burden on James. Golden State is hosting Cleveland. Paul is averaging 21.1 points and 5.8 assists per game in the playoffs. James Harde...

Golden Knights win Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

The Capitals' winger lit up Golden Knights star Jonathan Marchessault in the third period which resulted in the Vegas winger getting shaken up. Defense wasn't exactly the story of this one though... Tomas Nosek gave the Golden Knights the lead ...

Power battles fairytale ending at Indy 500

I've had so many wins, so many poles, but everyone always talks about the 500... Now I finally deserved it. "I finally deserve it". She has a nice starting position, as five winners have come from the seventh position and eight from the third row.

Liverpool keeper receives death threats after blunders

Karius has since come under heavy criticism, with hundreds of posts on social media majorly from Liverpool fans accusing the keeper of costing them the game. It was believed Salah had suffered a dislocated shoulder, which would rule him out next mo...

Darren Till Explains Why Stephen Thompson Deserves Title Shot

After forfeiting 30-percent of his fight purse, the fight with Thompson is still on, with one major caveat: he has to weigh 188 pounds at 1 o'clock on fight day or Thompson could kill the bout. Same with the battle with the scales. If I do have to tr...

Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 6 vs. Rockets

The victor advances to the NBA Finals to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers , winners of the Eastern Conference Finals over the Boston Celtics . It has only happened nine times in the last decade and this is the first season since 1979 that both conf...

Things we learned from Fulham's win over Aston Villa

Having been appointed in October 2016, Bruce has succeeded in stopping the rot at Villa Park and led a strong promotion challenge this season. However, his pain could be short-lived as the Red Devils are reportedly looking to bring him to the Prem...

Lyon in no rush to sell Fekir to Liverpool

The two clubs have scheduled a crunch meeting in the hope an agreement can be struck for the 24-year-old. Reports in France had suggested a move to Anfield was a mere formality, but now Fekir has distanced himself from the rumours and admits he...

Wawrinka knocked out in first round at French Open

ATP Rankings: Who is the men's singles world No 1? Some of the biggest names in tennis will be under the spotlight when the French Open begins Sunday. Her first round opponent is Kateryna Kozlova . However, Sharapova, 31, looks to have stru...

Mohamed Salah to travel to Spain for treatment on shoulder injury

Salah was instrumental to Egypt's qualification, scoring the penalty that sealed their place in the Mundial for the first time since 1990. Liverpool are yet to release an official update on Salah's injury. It just disrupted our rhythm a wee bit...

Ex-Liverpool star Murphy: Karius won't play again for Reds

I'm infinitely sorry to my teammates, for you fans, and for all the staff. "The most important thing is that I know how to be professional and when you come on you need to try to make an impact and I did that". He did. But we are not blaming him. "...

Lebron carries Cavaliers to force Game 7 against Celtics

Given LeBron James has made it to seven consecutive NBA Finals and won five consecutive Game 7s (including one earlier this postseason), it would seem foolish to bet against him Sunday night. "It was asked of me tonight to play the whole game", h...

LeBron James leads Cavaliers into National Basketball Association finals

And so James embraced the youngster who had just played his guts out in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the tune of 24 points and one very loud dunk in James' face, almost single-handedly keeping the Celtics alive as teammates wilted under...

Vettel: Ricciardo was quicker despite problem

Vettel said: "We had the pace, it was a tricky race". "When we pitted early, I thought maybe it was looking like even a two-stop race, but honestly we could control the pace". Ricciardo, Vettel and Hamilton have won two races each heading into the ...

Why the Red Sox parted ways with Hanley Ramirez

That contract is most likely one of the things that led to his DFA, though, since it includes a costly vesting option for a fifth year. There are only four players with at least 150 plate appearances who have gotten at least 80 percent of their playi...

ACC Baseball Championship 2018: FSU Tops Louisville in Extras to Claim Title

The victor of the Athens regional will advance to a super regional, with the victor of that advancing to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Playing in their first conference tournament final since 2014, the #25 Louisville Cardinals fell to the...

Las Vegas goes #nocaps before Cup Final

Oshie said. "Maybe the neatest, most unique experience". It is no longer known as Las Vegas . Las Vegas was, after all, a town starved for major league sports. The Golden Knights have exceeded every expectation by utilizing a rich expansion dr...

Andre Iguodala to miss Game 7 vs. Rockets

For good measure, he gave James (who finished with 35 points in Cleveland's win) a chest bump and a stare as he skipped up the floor. But it wasn't enough as Boston struggled down the stretch and fell 87-79 . "I had to get him back for the two shots...

Klay Thompson's 35 points keeps the Warriors alive in Western Conference finals

Warriors: Golden State's 33-point third quarter was its first 30-point period since the third in Game 4. Our recommend way to watch Warriors vs Rockets Game 6 online live streaming without cable tonight is through Hulu Live TV . After a 39-po...

Cricket Australia call for unedited Galle evidence to be given to ICC

Sutherland on Sunday called for the unedited evidence to be made available to an ICC investigation team, but stressed there was no credible evidence linking any Australian players. The ICC has opened an investigation into the scandal after learning a...

Liverpool goalie Loris Karius sent death threats after Champions League blunders

So for Real Madrid to defend the title again and become champions for a third successive year is astonishing. Then he just produced a shocker on a Bale rocket shot in the final minutes. Karius broke down in tears at the final whistle, admitted hi...

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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

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