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Sports Martinez struggles as Cardinals fall to Mets
Author: 0 Martinez struggles as Cardinals fall to Mets

First baseman Jose Martinez threw a double-play ball into left field to help the Mets to a run in the first. Jeurys Familia walked a batter but didn't allow a hit as hi pitched the ninth in a non-save situation. Brett Cecil also allowed an inherited runner to score in the fifth ... Bowman now sports an 81.00 ERA. A single from Yoenis Cespedes then made it 7-3, and Jay Bruce capped the inning with a single of his own to make it 8-3.

Sports West Ham's Lanzini doubtful for Southampton game
Author: 0 West Ham's Lanzini doubtful for Southampton game

They are better prepared now. "He's done a good bit of running, so we're hoping he's got a chance", the Scottish manager added. "So I wanted to reassure our players by saying if anything happens again here's how we should react and what we should do".

Sports Jurgen Klopp: 'Contract talks with Emre Can still open'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: 'Contract talks with Emre Can still open'

Luka Milivojevic scored against Huddersfield, giving him a team-best eight goals this season. Can, who will not feature against Crystal Palace on Saturday due to injury, was forced to address "false stories" about his wage demands earlier this week.

Sports Upset Alert: Undefeated UConn Is On The Ropes vs. Notre Dame
Author: 0 Upset Alert: Undefeated UConn Is On The Ropes vs. Notre Dame

The Huskies trailed Notre Dame by 13 points in the first quarter -their biggest deficit of the season- but they put it all together for a 30-6 run that's got them in control. UConn needed a miraculous steal by Kia Nurse with 14 seconds left to force overtime on Friday night. But as spectacular as the Irish were in the opening quarter UConn was better in the second.

Sports Free agency roundup: Raiders sign vet CB Leon Hall
Author: 0 Free agency roundup: Raiders sign vet CB Leon Hall

Janikowski was cut by the Raiders after 17 years in February. It's not yet known what led to this decision. King's rate of pay, as well as the restructuring of the special teams under coordinator Rich Bisaccia, appear to be contributing factors.

Sports Ex-Chelsea striker Forssell: Conte must back Morata through bad patches
Author: 0 Ex-Chelsea striker Forssell: Conte must back Morata through bad patches

Chelsea will fall eight points behind fourth-placed Tottenham if they are beaten at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, and Conte admitted defeat would make Champions League qualification tougher, though not out of reach. "Yes, I think they have started before us", Conte said when asked if the Tottenham project is ahead of Chelsea's. "Also, in the past, they showed that, despite Kane missing many games, nothing has changed".

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Author: 0 Isner "keeps pounding" his way through Miami

The tough and intense match lasted for nearly three hours with the presence of an energetic crowd that was strongly supporting Del Potro. "I have played a lot of big matches and not been able to get such a good start - but I am playing some of the best tennis I have played in such a long time".

Sports Thousands mourn Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor at funeral
Author: 0 Thousands mourn Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor at funeral

The report said traces of alcohol were found in the blood of Sridevi, which is assumed to have led to her loss of consciousness. Undoubtedly, Sridevi was a joining force for Boney and his daughters and with her demise, there are high chances of their little nest to break apart.

Sports Commonwealth Games begin from April 4: Pakistan yet to decide flag-bearer
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games begin from April 4: Pakistan yet to decide flag-bearer

Nauraj Singh Randhawa is best placed to end Malaysia's 16-year athletics medal drought at the Commonwealth Games after declaring his confidence in finishing on the podium at the Gold Coast next month. "There will be a short meeting in Gold Coast in which the name for the goal will be decided", the official said.It is expected that the flag-bearer will be from among the weightlifters who have already reached Queensland.

Sports Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Greg Holland, Cardinals finalizing deal
Author: 0 Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Greg Holland, Cardinals finalizing deal

Louis Cardinals reportedly agreed to a deal with Holland, as FanRag Sports reported on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement was pending a physical and had not been announced. 43, and $500,000 of worldwide signing bonus allocation for the 2018-19 signing period. He declined a $15 million player option with the Colorado Rockies at the outset of the offseason.

Sports Jason Mohammed to lead Windies in Pakistan T20s
Author: 0 Jason Mohammed to lead Windies in Pakistan T20s

The series will also mark the first time Karachi has held worldwide cricket since 2009. The unveiling ceremony of the logo for Pakistan-West Indies T20 series was held in Lahore. Jason Mohamed will lead the team while Marlon Samuels and Samuel Badree provide the experience to the 13-man squad . This tour is a further major step for our friends at the PCB to bring their cricket back home, and we are pleased that our players and support staff have recognised this and supported this venture.

Sports Valverde wary of playing Messi against Sevilla
Author: 0 Valverde wary of playing Messi against Sevilla

Atletico Madrid striker Costa spoke on Messi's influence on his teammates after the game, and brought attention to his importance. "You have to put yourselves in the shoes of national team coaches as it was the last test teams have before meeting up before the World Cup", Valverde said.

Sports Markram fifty gives South Africa solid start
Author: 0 Markram fifty gives South Africa solid start

The extraordinary elevation of wicketkeeper Tim Paine as the team's 46th test captain is a remarkable tale, even considering the circumstances, having a year ago considered quitting the game after finding himself out of the Tasmania side.

Sports Guardiola admits it's 'so important' City keep Sterling
Author: 0 Guardiola admits it's 'so important' City keep Sterling

Guardiola insisted discussions over Sterling's contract are a question for director of football Txiki Begiristain, but the City manager was adamant keeping hold of the player is vital. He overestimated himself and thinks he knows better than anybody. Pep Guardiola has warned against complacency in the final weeks of the season . "We'll see on Saturday".

Sports Local Notebook: Hicks enjoying Loyola's run from Luxembourg
Author: 0 Local Notebook: Hicks enjoying Loyola's run from Luxembourg

Neither they nor those in their world have inspired a tweet from the White House. Kansas is back in San Antonio and the Final Four this year. "I'm old enough to remember '63, so that was a fun year too, really fun, and hopefully come Tuesday next week maybe we'll be celebrating again".

Sports Australia trio set to learn their fate after ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 Australia trio set to learn their fate after ball-tampering scandal

Cricket Australia told AFP the players could still play at club level in Australia or in other countries. There is no sign of things going quiet‚ what with Smith and Warner stood down as Australia's captain and vice-captain at Newlands and coach Darren Lehmann reportedly close to resigning - all over the ball-tampering plot the visitors confessed to on Saturday after television cameras spotted Bancroft using sticking tape covered in sand to roughen the ball.

Sports Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut
Author: 0 Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut

Ohtani, in the lineup as the designated hitter, changed his stance a little Monday to try to find a rhythm at the plate. There's things that he needs to do going along getting ready for the season. "I was ready to swing at the first pitch". Now that the games will count at last, Scioscia is eager to see what Ohtani can do. Keeping it loose and light the way he does, Shohei Ohtani tipped his cap as he emerged from the tunnel to rapid camera clicking from the media frenzy and took the field, ...

Sports Spain hat trick hero Isco wants leading role at Madrid
Author: 0 Spain hat trick hero Isco wants leading role at Madrid

I'm happy with Isco . 'Maybe he has a different role with Spain to here, but he's important, I've always felt he's important for this team and it's only natural a player wants to play more . "I think I will be fit to play Sunday", Costa said. A cynic may see this as a maneuver from Isco's camp to get a new deal, but having only extended his contract last September, that may not be the case.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Doctor Makes Huge Claim As To Why He Left United
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Doctor Makes Huge Claim As To Why He Left United

The veteran striker was greeted on arrival by a frenzied crowd as fans and the media gathered in anticipation. A world-famous football phenomenon (that's soccer, for our US-based friends), the Swedish superstar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic , has recently signed two massive deals that will take his unbelievable career to further heights.

Sports Real Madrid Star Persuaded To Join Man Utd?
Author: 0 Real Madrid Star Persuaded To Join Man Utd?

The 28-year-old forward seems unsettled at the Santiago Bernabeu and he has been tipped as part of the players that will quit Los Blancos this summer. Los Blancos signed the attacking winger from Tottenham for £85m as a long term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo , but the Portuguese will not be out shone in the Spanish capital.

Sports IPL 2018: Mitchell Starc ruled out due to stress fracture
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Mitchell Starc ruled out due to stress fracture

The left-arm pacer has been playing continuously since last year and he even missed out on a Boxing Day Test in the Ashes down under last year. Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 9.4 crores at the IPL Player Auction in Bengaluru in January this year.

Sports Australia's ball-tampering scandal: Coach Darren Lehmann announces shock resignation
Author: 0 Australia's ball-tampering scandal: Coach Darren Lehmann announces shock resignation

Also, the Australian attitude and the culture of Australian sports is facing a very fundamental question. Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann said Thursday he would quit after the final match of the scandal-tainted Test series in South Africa after the team's former captain Steve Smith broke down in tears and accepted complete responsibility for the ball-tampering incident.

Sports Pochettino now claiming Dele Alli is under too much pressure
Author: 0 Pochettino now claiming Dele Alli is under too much pressure

Pochettino says "we are so happy because after Bournemouth, everyone believed that maybe it would be a long period out". Kane has been an influential figure for the Lilywhites thus far this season, scoring an impressive 35 goals in 39 matches overall and also setting up four more for his team-mates.

Sports Kevin Durant ejected mid-play for arguing no-call vs
Author: 0 Kevin Durant ejected mid-play for arguing no-call vs

As he did so, Durant - who had come away from at least one earlier drive through contact without a foul call, too - just completely abandoned the play, walking out of bounds over to referee Tre Maddox to ask why he didn't get the benefit of the whistle after the drive.

Sports Indian Contingent Arrives in Australia for 2018 Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Indian Contingent Arrives in Australia for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Olympic silver medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar's name was added on Friday in the list for Common Wealth Games 2018 ( CWG ). According to a report in Times of India, the omission left the authorities anxious about Sushil's participation in the tournament and it even prompted one of his personal coaches to question, "Entries of Indians in other weight categories are there, but why only Sushil's name is missing?" The other reason leading to the scare after the goof-up was the souring ...

Author: 0 Luke Shaw Reportedly Challenged Jose Mourinho in Old Trafford Dressing-Room Row

A lot of his shouting was aimed at Shaw and the reason given for subbing the left-back was that he wasn't defending well enough, with Young replacing him and setting up United's second with a free kick headed in by Nemanja Matic. Shaw has found it hard to break into the Manchester United first team since joining from Southampton for £27m (€34m) - a British record fee for a full-back - in 2014.

Sports Track & Field Captures Little Three Title
Author: 0 Track & Field Captures Little Three Title

Sophomore Angie McKinnon finished in eighth place in the 1,600-meter run in 6:55.1. Ste. Genevieve couldn't have started its home slate of track meets on a better note. Preston Dew placed 6th in shot put with a distance of 36 feet and 11 inches. "The lone competitor listed in the final standings in the meet's pole vault contest was Bullard's Macie Turrentine, allowing her to claim first place with a vault of 8'-0".

Sports Kemba Walker thanks fans after becoming Hornets' all-time leading scorer
Author: 0 Kemba Walker thanks fans after becoming Hornets' all-time leading scorer

With 21 points against Cleveland, the seventh-year point guard became the franchise's all-time leading scorer, surpassing the 9,839-point mark set by Charlotte basketball icon Dell Curry . Following the game, LeBron James embraced the Uconn Alumnus and congratulated him on his feat. "It was just pretty emotional", Walker said. It was also a strong bounce-back game for James, who was limited to 18 points on 7-of-18 shooting in a lopsided loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.

Sports Australian Rugby Sevens Captain In Hospital After Being Coward Punched
Author: 0 Australian Rugby Sevens Captain In Hospital After Being Coward Punched

They played two trial matches against New Zealand at Newington College on Thursday and were due to play a third on Friday, before the NZ squad called off the match due to a number of injuries to players. "While we are absolutely disappointed for James that this awful incident has cost him a chance at competing at the Commonwealth Games , at this stage our primary concern is his welfare", Moneghetti said in a statement.

Author: 0 New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. England

Changes seemed inevitable after England's awful start to the first Test, where they were bowled out for just 58 on the opening day. Minus Vince, they will have a curiously long tail. This could be Vince's last Test unless he scores runs in the second innings. Stoneman and Vince worked hard, with Vince handed a reprieve on 10 when an lbw decision against him was overturned on review, but New Zealand's bowlers found enough movement to trouble them.

Sports Rays erase four-run deficit, dump Red Sox
Author: 0 Rays erase four-run deficit, dump Red Sox

Denard Span hit a three-run triple off Carson Smith with two outs in the eighth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays earned a 6-4 comeback victory against the Boston Red Sox in both teams' season opener Thursday at St. You're starting the journey, and you prepare for this during the offseason, during spring training. "The American League is going to be fun", opening day starter Chris Archer said.

Sports LeBron James Thinks He Should Be This Season's MVP
Author: 0 LeBron James Thinks He Should Be This Season's MVP

His last regular-season game of less than 10 points January 5, 2007 , when he scored eight against the Milwaukee Bucks on 3-of-13 shooting (the Cavs won the game). Then with 3:09 left in the game, he grabbed Rodney Hood's miss out of the air and dunked it hard, punctuating the Cavaliers' victory. The biggest strike against James is the Cavaliers' record.