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Royals try to take series from sputtering Red Sox Royals try to take series from sputtering Red Sox
- May 02, 2018

The 27-year old catcher is 9 for 34 with three RBI's in eight games played on the season. Sale only made one start against the Royals in 2017 (1-0, 3.24 ERA and 10 strikeouts across 8.1 innings). The Royals rank last in the Majors with an average of 3.39 runs per game. In the visiting dugout, Kansas City's pitching staff allowed 5.7 runs per game and its starters own a 4.72 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 6.99 K/9. (more...)
The Grizzlies Have Officially Named JB Bickerstaff As Head Coach The Grizzlies Have Officially Named JB Bickerstaff As Head Coach
- May 02, 2018

The Memphis Grizzlies has officially named J.B. Bickerstaff their new head coach. "We are excited to see him coach with a full off-season and a healthy roster next season". But, he does have experience as an interim coach with the Houston Rockets back in 2015-16. But they should wind up with their highest draft pick since 2009. (more...)
Attack can be Liverpool's best defence against Roma Attack can be Liverpool's best defence against Roma
- May 02, 2018

There are rules, ' Klopp said after Liverpool's draw against Stoke. There are strong indications that Liverpool could be without Mohamed Salah for the rest of the Premier League season, after cameras caught the Egypt worldwide appearing to strike out at Stoke defender Bruno Martins Indi at Anfield on Saturday. (more...)
David de Gea Wins Record Fourth Man United POTY Award David de Gea Wins Record Fourth Man United POTY Award
- May 02, 2018

He said after receiving the trophy: "It's hard for words what Manchester United means to me". It's unbelievable to be part of this club. "It's awesome to play for the club, the history, the fans, everything". And sources said Mourinho will give Romero, who is also hoping to be part of Argentina's squad at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, as much time as possible to get over his injury before deciding who will start in the final. (more...)
Govt extends EoI deadline to May 31 Govt extends EoI deadline to May 31
- May 02, 2018

Consequently, the date for the "intimation to the Qualified Interested Bidders" (QIB) has also been extended to June 15 from May 28. Details about safeguarding employees' interests, call option to buy the government's stake, renewal of existing slots and bilateral flying rights, new terms for interest-bearing debt and fund raising will be provided during the RFP stage, the government said. (more...)
Kendrick Perkins Gets Into It With Raptors Superfan Drake Kendrick Perkins Gets Into It With Raptors Superfan Drake
- May 02, 2018

Beyond his music, Drake is known for being a fan of Toronto teams (and a whole lot of others ), perhaps especially the Raptors given his " global ambassador " role. (more...)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals, 5/1/2018 Prediction & Odds Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals, 5/1/2018 Prediction & Odds
- May 02, 2018

One highlight of the game for the Pirates was Josh Bell . "That was exciting", Martinez said sarcastically. Gio Gonzalez had a strong start in the game as he allowed just one ER on six hits and two walks while striking out eight in 7.0 innings of work. (more...)
Madison Bumgarner gets cleared to throw with repaired broken hand Madison Bumgarner gets cleared to throw with repaired broken hand
- May 02, 2018

Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports that the Giants have once again placed starter Johnny Cueto on the 10-day disabled list, this time with right elbow inflammation. From left: San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40), wearing a wrist guard, and Carl Kochan, who is the Giants strength and conditioning coach, chat before an Major League Baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in San ... (more...)
Kane challenges Salah for the Premier League golden boot award Kane challenges Salah for the Premier League golden boot award
- May 02, 2018

Last season Kane was three goals behind Romelu Lukaku and ended up finishing with four goals ahead. The England global has a game in hand over the Egyptian winger, who will be desperate to add to his tally against Chelsea and Brighton, but may fancy his chances of finishing in top spot after scoring a remarkable eight goals in Spurs' final three league fixtures last season. (more...)
Tyson Fury vows to reign supreme over heavyweight division Tyson Fury vows to reign supreme over heavyweight division
- May 02, 2018

Joshua is now in talks for a potential unification with WBC world champion Deontay Wilder. Fury insists he is not boxing again because of his desire to face Joshua, but is on a mission to win back his belts. When Muhammad Ali fought George Foreman on the comeback, no one gave him a prayer. I want to fight every week if I can, but at least once a month, so I think we can do bum-a-month campaign easy. (more...)
With Game 2 loss, Bruins need to refocus With Game 2 loss, Bruins need to refocus
- May 02, 2018

They had four more points in Game 2, but were unable to take over the game. Finishing with the top marks in the 16-club alignment , the heavyweights are contesting a compelling second-round playoff series, and, thanks to last night's 4-2 triumph by the Lightning that knotted the duel at a game apiece, Bolts fans will have at least one more chance to catch action at Amalie Arena, where their overseers are implementing an apparel policy that has the visitors' supporters and play-by-play ... (more...)
'I wish this feeling was eternal' - Iniesta revels in Barca's Liga triumph 'I wish this feeling was eternal' - Iniesta revels in Barca's Liga triumph
- May 02, 2018

The Spaniard then shrugged off an injury to help the Catalans outclass Manchester United in Rome to win the trophy. "I could say a lot of things but basically the pleasure of seeing him train, how everything was easy, I think the most impressive thing about him is how naturally he played", added Guardiola. (more...)
JT Barrett Has Signed An NFL Undrafted Free Agent Deal JT Barrett Has Signed An NFL Undrafted Free Agent Deal
- May 02, 2018

Mickey Loomis and Sean Payton identified former Buckeyes signal caller J.T. Barrett as someone they'd be interested in working with, and on Tuesday signed the Ohio State product to a three-year deal. He is also Ohio State's all-time leading passer with 9,434 yards. The jury is out on Case Keenum, as he looks to carry on the momentum of a breakthrough season with a new team this year, but that 2017 campaign looks sure to stand as his career year. (more...)
Liverpool 0-0 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points Liverpool 0-0 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points
- May 02, 2018

Jurgen Klopp's side head to the Italian capital on Wednesday with a 5-2 advantage from the first leg and do so the back of a Premier League match they controlled for long periods without over-exerting themselves in search of a victor. Stoke have become accustomed to conceding late goals in the Premier League this season, and that would've been in the back of some of the players' minds as the second-half went on, but Paul Lambert's men continued to defend resolutely. (more...)
Joe Louis Arena seats up for sale Joe Louis Arena seats up for sale
- May 02, 2018

The city of Detroit , the arena's longtime owner, has plans to hand it over to a bondholder who took big losses in the city's bankruptcy. There are additional charges for requesting a specific seat. Please check the website for pricing, availability and terms. "All remaining seats will be sold on a First-Come-First Serve basis", said Robert Levy and Scott Miedema. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton's Azerbaijan Grand Prix victory 'doesn't feel right' says Toto Wolff Lewis Hamilton's Azerbaijan Grand Prix victory 'doesn't feel right' says Toto Wolff
- May 02, 2018

On the restart, Vettel lunged for the lead but could not keep his auto on the racing line at the exit of the next corner and instead lost places. Hamilton, who was immediately behind him, made his unhappiness at Vettel slowing and accelerating clear on the radio. (more...)
Wembley needs England games, says prospective owner Shahid Khan Wembley needs England games, says prospective owner Shahid Khan
- May 02, 2018

Not only did Khan admit that it was "premature" to discuss when a potential Super Bowl in England might happen, but the game is locked into four locations over the next four years - Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Los Angeles - which means the earliest a London Super Bowl could conceivably happen is February 2023 (Super Bowl LVII). (more...)
Paul Pogba Says He Is Judged Differently to Other Midfielders Paul Pogba Says He Is Judged Differently to Other Midfielders
- May 02, 2018

The French global has done well at Man United but struggled to find consistency since his world-record-breaking £89.million transfer from Juventus . Mourinho went on to explain that he would never have any personal issue with any players but as a professional, he would be open to addressing the problem, "If you tell me that we would have problems because me, as a coach, create different things than someone else and vice versa, ok. (more...)
Alisson: 'Roma can stop Mohamed Salah as a team' Alisson: 'Roma can stop Mohamed Salah as a team'
- May 01, 2018

Former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld believes that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah could "replace" both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world. The former Roma wideman has 43 goals in 47 games in all competitions this season and was tipped by several experts and former footballers for the Ballon d'Or for his showings, and the Brazil goalkeeper was no different from that camp. (more...)
Saints Row 2 Available on Xbox One Thanks To Backward Compatibility Saints Row 2 Available on Xbox One Thanks To Backward Compatibility
- May 01, 2018

There are a couple of older games also worth trying out, such as the terrifying Alien: Isolation , and Playground Games' open-world racing game, Forza Horizon 2 , which for our money remains the best entry in the series. Players get enhanced character creation in Saints Row 2 with a plethora of customization options. The sequel is where things started to get a bit insane and is definitely the place where new players should begin. (more...)
Ahmad Wagner will play football at Kentucky Ahmad Wagner will play football at Kentucky
- May 01, 2018

He was somewhat of a commodity in the football transfer market years after deciding to focus on basketball. But with the revelation that there is an exemption for Wagner's circumstances, that made him a much more attractive recruit and, Cats Illustrated is told, Michigan, Michigan State and some other top Big Ten programs had reached out to express interest. (more...)
Donovan Mitchell liked anti-Simmons chant from Celtics fans Donovan Mitchell liked anti-Simmons chant from Celtics fans
- May 01, 2018

While Simmons was at the free-throw line during the C's 117-101 win, Boston fans chanted together "Not a rookie!" to get under the skin of the 2016 No. "Just win. It's really a team thing right now". Minutes after the chant was unleashed during Game 1 of the series, Mitchell responded on Twitter with some crying laughing face emojis. (more...)
Pablo Zabaleta warns Manchester City's best is still to come Pablo Zabaleta warns Manchester City's best is still to come
- May 01, 2018

Having already set a new Premier League record for possession percentage and consecutive wins in the English top flight, there are additional records that can still be broken such as points in a season and goals in a season , both held by Chelsea. (more...)
Tony Romo: Dez Bryant Won't Hurt The Locker Room Tony Romo: Dez Bryant Won't Hurt The Locker Room
- May 01, 2018

Industry sources also said that ESPN has a long-range eye on courting Arizona Cardinals and future Hall of Fame wideout Larry Fitzgerald to join its "MNF" team when Fitzgerald retires. Bryant had a team-leading 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns with the Cowboys in 2017. Dallas will move forward with a suspect receiving corps that contains Terrance Williams , Cole Beasley , Allen Hurns , Deonte Thompson and rookie third-round pick Michael Gallup . (more...)
AS Roma Train In Personalised Shirts Dedicated To Liverpool Fan Sean Cox AS Roma Train In Personalised Shirts Dedicated To Liverpool Fan Sean Cox
- May 01, 2018

Roma have shown their support for injured Liverpool supporter Sean Cox with special training shirts ahead of their upcoming Champions League tie. Two Roma fans have been charged for their part in the incident but there are concerns that worse will follow on Wednesday night, with 5,000 Liverpool fans expected to head for Rome. (more...)
New York Knicks: Interviews finish as team prepares HC decision New York Knicks: Interviews finish as team prepares HC decision
- May 01, 2018

The Knicks have now interviewed 11 people for the job and management is beginning to sift through the candidates to zero in on the hire. Who that coach will be is still anybody's guess. "In conjunction with the city of New York and the historical significance of the New York Knicks , this will be an attractive job for a lot of coaches and [there] will be a lot of interest in this job". (more...)
Wimbledon to pay out 34 million pounds at 2018 championships Wimbledon to pay out 34 million pounds at 2018 championships
- May 01, 2018

Rule changes now allow the competition to fine players 100 percent of their fee if they are found to have not been fully fit - but if the player withdraws prior to the match then they will take home 50 percent. The prize money eclipses the A$55 million (S$55 million) paid out at January's first Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne, but at current exchange rates is just shy of the €39.2 million (S$62.8 million) on offer at the French Open starting later this month. (more...)
New Salah deal? Liverpool boss Klopp says Firmino won't be the last New Salah deal? Liverpool boss Klopp says Firmino won't be the last
- May 01, 2018

I am very, very happy here. "When we play, I always try to serve Mo Salah well as he is having a great season.". The Brazil global has made 140 appearances, scoring 50 goals, since moving to Liverpool from Hoffenheim in summer 2015. "We have a very hard match ahead of us in the second leg". Liverpool fans will be hoping he celebrates his new deal with a goal at the Stadio Olimpico as they aim to cement a spot in the Final of the Champions League on Wednesday night. (more...)
PSG Star Wants This Chelsea Superstar At The Club PSG Star Wants This Chelsea Superstar At The Club
- May 01, 2018

I think that he is a player who would fit perfectly into our team. "He is French, bring back a Frenchman for the attractiveness of our Championship, it would be good". The French midfielder was vast for Leicester City in the middle of the park during their fairytale run in the Premier League two seasons ago. The striker earmarked a Premier League star that he would love to link up with in Paris next summer having already played alongside each other for the national side. (more...)
Chelsea to pounce as Sarri warns Napoli: Everything has to end Chelsea to pounce as Sarri warns Napoli: Everything has to end
- May 01, 2018

The player's agent, Bruno Satin, has indicated that the player's future does depend on Champions League qualification, as well as Maurizio Sarri's future. Is Koulibaly worth €100m (£89m)? There is an €8m release clause in his contract, but it must be activated by May 31. 'It's hard to make predictions now, plus there's also a need to understand what Sarri will do'. (more...)

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