Sport Twice is nice: Rizzo hits another leadoff homer for Cubs
Author: 0 Twice is nice: Rizzo hits another leadoff homer for Cubs

The injury bug bit again. Jerry Blevins (4-0) struck out three of his four batters to earn the win. After the Mets scored a run in the bottom of the second, Kyle Schwarber hit a two run bomb that still may not have landed over Shea Bridge.

Sport 'Culture of fear' existed in British cycling team
Author: 0 'Culture of fear' existed in British cycling team

The report - seven pages shorter than the leaked version - said Sutton , who subsequently resigned prior to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, was allowed to operate within a "power pocket" without having to really answer to anybody. It emerged alongside two further reports into the organisation: Peter King's 2012 review, which foresaw numerous problems to come, and a "special report into alleged financial impropriety" .

Author: 0 Michael Bradley Talks Stunning Goal at Azteca and June WCQ Preparation

That the set the tone for an entertaining first half , in which El Tri looked to threaten with build-up play, making them the most unsafe side. Team USA had another shot on target a minute after Vela's goal for Mexico , but forward Bobby Wood's left-footed attempt from the center of the box was saved at the center of the goal by Ochoa.

Sport Palace hope to persuade Pellegrini
Author: 0 Palace hope to persuade Pellegrini

Crystal Palace are on the lookout for a new boss after Sam Allardyce walked away , despite saving them from Premier League relegation. Allardyce made some shrewd signings in the January transfer window including the additions of Mamadou Sakho and Luka Milivojevic.

Sport England go down to 10 men France
Author: 0 England go down to 10 men France

The Tottenham Hotspur striker, the top scorer in the Premier League last season, netted a stoppage-time equaliser at Hampden Park and he gave the visitors the lead in the ninth minute here, tapping in after Raheem Sterling s back-heel had set up Ryan Bertrand to deliver a low cross from the left.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Microsoft unveils $499 Xbox One X

This is the biggest problem facing the Xbox One X: it is launching with no exclusive games. While the PlayStation-system and Minecraft : Java Editions will still remain current and updated, the versions of Minecraft for the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, Apple iOS devices, and Android devices will all be known as just " Minecraft ." .

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

This time, King James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled. " Teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put personnel together, the right group of guys together to be able to hopefully compete against this team", James said.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

The NBA Finals on ABC is expected to win the night across all of television for the 60th consecutive time. James' desperation was contagious, and his ability to get to nearly every loose ball helped keep the Cavs close. The second National Basketball Association championship feels drastically different for Curry, because this one was a comeback from a heartbreaking missed opportunity previous year against James and the Cavaliers when the Warriors knew they should have won it all but ...

Author: 0 Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees

Over at Angel Stadium on Tuesday evening, the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels will be continuing their early-week Major League Baseball series. He was coming off six innings of three-hit ball in a 7-0 win at Toronto. Over two seasons, he has 30 homers in 88 games. Cameron Maybin then knotted the score with an RBI double off Tyler Clippard .

Sport Lega Pro Playoff, l'Alessandria raggiunge il Parma in finale
Author: 0 Lega Pro Playoff, l'Alessandria raggiunge il Parma in finale

Il primo match si disputerà martedì 13 Giugno e vedrà di fronte Parma e Pordenone . Allo stadio " Artemio Franchi ", infatti, nella Final Four gli emiliani piegano la resistenza del Pordenone vincendo 6-5 dopo i calci di rigore . Rete di Scaglia per il 2-1 giallo-blù. Grande protagonista Gonzalez , autore di un gol per tempo. I pronostici di Bbet vedono favorita, in entrambe i casi, la squadra di casa, che è tale, del resto, per il miglior rendimento in campionato.

Sport Rangers make £500k bid for Jamie Walker
Author: 0 Rangers make £500k bid for Jamie Walker

As a result, Hearts will reluctantly listen to offers for the player. Hearts return to pre-season training on Friday and head coach Ian Cathro insists he expects Walker to show the right attitude. "It's also my responsibility to help him develop and we'll do that together". "These things will always be going on in the background in one way or another".

Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

He won the first set against Nishikori 6-1, led by two sets to one and looked poised to go a break up in the fourth when play was interrupted by a loud noise from the PA system. "I want to keep going". Twenty of 24 - That was the run of points won by Svitolina to end her comeback victory after trailing 5-2 in the third set and serving at love-30.

Sport Grand Rapids Griffins win AHL title again
Author: 0 Grand Rapids Griffins win AHL title again

Martin Frk's third-period goal with less than 10 minutes to play was the game-winning goal and Tyler Bertuzzi did his part as well as the forward was named the MVP of the Calder Cup Playoffs. This is a cool, on-ice, look at the celebration from the Griffins following the final horn. After the Grand Rapids killed its fourth consecutive Crunch power play, Callahan tied it 2-2 at 11:50.

Sport West Ham plot shock move for Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud
Author: 0 West Ham plot shock move for Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud

And he spoke candidly to French reporters last week when he said he is not happy with being a bit-part player for Arsene Wenger . Both Alexandre Lacazette and Kylian Mbappé are being linked with a summer move to the Emirates Stadium which means Giroud will be given even less game time than what he got last season when he only completed 90 minutes four times.

Author: 0 Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations

The prosecutor's office in Madrid said that it had filed a lawsuit against Ronaldo, but the Portugal global has denied the accusations. "There has never been any hiding nor any intention to hide anything", Gestifute, the agency representing the player, said in a statement.

Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing at an intersection in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco streets to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. It all added up to Golden State's second championship in three years. He was incredible throughout the entirety of the series, but his game-high 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists wasn't enough to send the series back to Cleveland for Game 6.

Sport Google doodle turns into a cricket game for Champions Trophy 2017
Author: 0 Google doodle turns into a cricket game for Champions Trophy 2017

Shakib Al Hasan and Mehedi Hasan are the lead bowler to play against England in this tournament. In 87 years of global cricket since New Zealand played their first Test in 1930, the only tournament they have won was when they beat India in the 2000 Champions Trophy final.

Sport Unseeded Ostapenko Beats Bacsinszky to Reach Final
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko Beats Bacsinszky to Reach Final

Well , it worked. The No. 3-seeded Halep came all the way back to beat No. 5 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0 on Wednesday, saving a match point en route to reaching the semifinals at Roland Garros for the second time. "I think we were trying to do too much as a team", said Bopanna. During the decisive set Ostapenko twice allowed Bacsinszky to return his serve, but when the score was 3:3 markedly increased and scored a historic victory.

Author: 0 Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic

The second-seeded Czech fended off three break points on her way to claiming the second set 6-3, clinching it with a forehand victor on her second set point. It was the start of the legends tournament on the courts of Porte d'Auteuil, where Ivanisevic and Sergi Bruguera got the better of Cash and Chang in the over 45s event.

Sport French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today
Author: 0 French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today

The fourth-round clash was eagerly anticipated and did not disappoint, with Mladenovic eventually emerging as the 6-1 3-6 6-3 victor in front of an excitable crowd on the Suzanne-Lenglen Court. Stosur will next meet 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who beat Lesya Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4. She has never won the French Open and this is her 20th appearance in the event.

Author: 0 Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Scalise is reported to be in a stable condition at the George Washington University hospital. "I held a cloth over the wound to stop the bleeding as Brad was getting some kind of scissors device to cut through the trousers to try to have better access to Steve Scalise's wound and his hip", Brooks said.

Author: 0 Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly

However, he admitted there is "no magic wand" that will transform England . "We just weren't good enough", Kane said. "I don't think that does any harm". Such comments were borne out of the frustration that is only understandable as Southgate looks to turn promise into success. "It is stuff we have to work on, but [Eric] Dier is a great player and it was a ball which got cut out and that was unfortunate".

Author: 0 Things To Watch In Game 5 NHL FINALS

Pekka Rinne's game seemed to be in tatters and the Penguins fan base was musing whether it preferred a clean sweep or just a split of the two games in Nashville so the defending champions could raise the Cup on home ice. "I don't know that I've been around an athlete, not just a hockey player, but an athlete, that is as driven as Sid is". Ruhwedel is the only one of the Penguins' defense with a positive Corsi For percentage this postseason (the team has controlled play 55.2% of the time ...

Sport Fans federation slams late Premier League games proposal
Author: 0 Fans federation slams late Premier League games proposal

The fixtures for the 2017/18 Premier League campaign have been announced this morning. Another newly-promoted team will bring down the season's curtain at Anfield as Brighton & Hove Albion travel north on Sunday, May 13. After Burnley , the season truly ramps up with a visit to Three Point Lane Wembley to take on Spurs. If you've already got a case of Premier League withdrawal, have no fear.

Author: 0 Capitals acquire Tyler Graovac from Wild

A 24-year-old native of Brampton, Ontario, Graovac is a right-handed shooting center who registered seven goals and nine points while averaging 9:50 per night in ice time with Minnesota last season. Without the addition of Graovac, the Caps would have had to expose two of the following forwards: Jay Beagle, Lars Eller and Tom Wilson. This trade makes the Capitals' expansion plan a bit more clear.

Sport Murray fends off del Potro to reach 4th round
Author: 0 Murray fends off del Potro to reach 4th round

Two weeks past his 21st birthday, unseeded Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation became the youngest man to reach the French Open's fourth round since 2009, beating 21st-seeded American John Isner 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3). Marin Cilic is through to the fourth round of the French Open after swatting aside Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3. It was a place in the last 16 that was at stake in Paris , however, with Murray keen to return to the form that saw him ...

Author: 0 India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs in Champions Trophy

Although the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a slow start, they put on an assured 136-run stand before the latter was dismissed for 68. Arthur admitted that Pakistani players lacked self belief and erred in executing simple plans. They finished on 164 in 33.4 overs with injured last man Wahab Riaz unable to bat in the lopsided contest.

Sport Eye injury rules Hogg out of Lions tour
Author: 0 Eye injury rules Hogg out of Lions tour

This week's episode of The Hard Yards sees Stephen Ferris, Kev McLaughlin, Kiwi rugby writer Hamish Bidwell, Ladbrokes' Andy Wildig and host Andy McGeady discussing the underwhelming start to the Lions Tour and New Zealand's relationship with prodigal son Warren Gatland .

Sport French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title
Author: 0 French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal is the first player to win 10 championships at the same Grand Slam in the Open era. Nadal won all his nine previous final appearances in French Open , and Wawrinka won his first three Grand Slam finals, the 2014 Australian Open , the 2015 Roland Garros and the 2016 US Open .

Sport McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay
Author: 0 McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

For more than a month, the Trump administration has beenconsidering sending up to 5,000 additional troops to Afghanistan to advise Afghan military and police units fighting the Taliban , as well as an unspecified number of special operations forces to fight ISIS and al-Qaida militants along the Pakistani border.

Sport GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds
Author: 0 GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds

In the poll, one-quarter of respondents said they or someone in their family had skipped necessary medical care because of the cost, and more than half were anxious about not being able to afford health insurance. A statement from Gov. Tom Wolf's office said he had "serious concerns" about the report's findings. Eliminating regulations has been a major talking point for Trump's administration, but as with other industries, healthcare regulations that some consider a burden could still be ...

Author: 0 Clippers nearing plans build arena near Inglewood

The vote will take place on Thursday. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Taylor Swift and other beloved figures honored in the rafters at STAPLES Center can rest easy, as their accomplishments will no longer be covered by the arena's insecure little brother franchise, as Vincent Bonsignore of the L.A.

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French Open

The Latvian teenager became the surprise package of the French Open when she overpowered one of the game's best defenders to move to her first Grand Slam semi-final. She now has time to regroup before meeting 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko who ousted Caroline Wozniacki . She is the first teenager to make the last four at Roland Garros since Ana Ivanovic in 2007.