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Author: 0 Yasiel Puig Suspended, Fined for Making Obscene Gesture at Indians Fans

Los Angeles has won a season-high six consecutive games and the accomplished the feat on the 91st birthday of legendary Dodger pitcher Don Newcombe. Bonifacio finished with two hits and three RBIs, Whit Merrifield added three hits and three runs while Alcides Escobar singled three times to help Jason Hammel end an eight-game winless stretch on the road that dated to 2016.

Sports Phillies fall in 12
Author: 0 Phillies fall in 12

The Phillies , meanwhile, are 1-5 in Pivetta's last six starts, are 22-49 in their last 71 games overall, and are winless at 0-8 in their last eight interleague games. He had a chance to get the cycle in the ninth inning, but instead of a triple connected for home run No. 11 to put the game out of reach. RHP Carson Smith will begin a rehab assignment on Sunday at Triple-A Pawtucket.

Author: 0 USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

A red-hot Rickie Fowler produced a record-tying round to claim the clubhouse lead midway through Day 1 of the U.S. Open, as softened greens and an initial lack of wind led to low scoring at Erin Hills. Spieth couldn't escape the round without dropping a couple shots, which made those failures earlier in the day all the more bothersome. David Winkle, Johnson's agent, was keeping track of his player's visits to the tall stuff, finally surrendering when the count reached nine.

Sports No break for Dixon to let left foot heal since Indy crash
Author: 0 No break for Dixon to let left foot heal since Indy crash

Will Power (12) leads going into Turn 1 during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. The race featured a total of 23 lead changes among seven different drivers. "I could see Dixon was able to pass me at the start/finish line". Detroit double-header race victor Graham Rahal also survived the many skirmishes throughout the race to finish P4 for RLL Racing, ahead of Gabby Chaves who crossed the line a very respectable fifth for ...

Author: 0 Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

The Swede played two nights later against the Edmonton Oilers, but went on to miss the remainder of the regular season and the first seven games of the playoffs. Nothing splits up a potential dynasty more than the salary cap. Fleury will nearly certainly play elsewhere next season and defenseman Justin Schultz is a restricted free agent but may have played himself into a contract too rich for the Penguins to match.

Sports Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland
Author: 0 Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland

England were heading for a first qualifying defeat since October 2009 after Leigh Griffiths struck two glorious late free-kicks to wipe out substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener. Southgate was particularly pleased that his players had shown exactly the kind of approach he had demanded from them during their team talks in the week's build-up.

Sports Nantes confirm Claudio Ranieri appointment
Author: 0 Nantes confirm Claudio Ranieri appointment

He led Monaco back to Ligue 1 in the 2012-2013 season, and the team finished second behind Paris Saint-Germain in the season to follow. Ranieri replaced Portuguese Sergio Conceicao , who led Nantes from the relegation zone in December to a seventh place finish this season but then resigned to take charge of Porto in his homeland.

Author: 0 Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

I do find it amusing that Green said he was picked, like, "47 or something". The pair went back-and-forth on social media Thursday as Golden State held their championship parade. And according to Draymond's teammate, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant , nobody has been drunker than Draymond since the Warriors won the NBA title. "We actually got 'em made in Cleveland , how about that?" When he was talking to a reporter about it, she laughed at the shirt and he said, "I can't forget the ...

Sports Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'
Author: 0 Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

Trump, a Republican , said in a statement that he and Vice President Mike Pence were monitoring developments closely. Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandria area since March, living out of his van, said local FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater.

Sports Conte considering Chelsea future
Author: 0 Conte considering Chelsea future

The striker has been heavily linked with a move to West Ham this summer, while West Brom are also keen, but Batshuayi wants to stay and fight for his place, especially if Costa moves on this summer. The 28-year-old has revealed Antonio Conte informed him that he has no future at Stamford Bridge next season while Julen Lopetegui will not consider excluding him if he is to sit out action with an Atletico return.

Sports Pant, Kuldeep included for Windies tour; Rohit, Bumrah rested
Author: 0 Pant, Kuldeep included for Windies tour; Rohit, Bumrah rested

India and West Indies will play a five-match One Day International (ODI) series and one-off Twenty20 International (T20I). The duo have been rewarded for their excellent showing on the domestic circuit, including impressive displays in the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) tournament.

Sports India to meet Pakistan in champion trophy final
Author: 0 India to meet Pakistan in champion trophy final

The ICC expect television figures for the final match at The Oval to break previous records with India hot favourites to retain the title they won here four years ago. India secured their sport via a nine-wicket thrashing of Bangladesh on Thursday. Is Virat Kohli the best batsman chasing in world cricket? He also commented on the comeback by the green shirts after the terrible defeat against the Champions Trophy in the group-stage matches.

Author: 0 Cavs Put On Historic Performance in NBA Finals Game 4 Victory

Now, a fourth one seems almost as distant with the scary-good Warriors just getting started. If the Cavaliers can orchestrate another comeback, they would become the first team in Finals history to erase a 3-0 deficit, and the first repeat winners since the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

His condition is unknown. He said no one else was on board the aircraft. The blimp went down in an open field near the course. He hopes it all adds up to claiming a maiden major, extending a current string of six first-time winners in a row, and has no problem being labeled as one of the best players yet to win a major.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Bangladesh in strong position against India

Bangladesh , batting first, were going well with Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim putting on 123 run partnership for the third wicket until Jadhav's innocuous looking off-spin turned the game. Bangladesh were effective with the bat, posting 264 runs from their 50 overs, but India's response was outstanding. Historically India's record against Bangladesh has always been virtuous as out of 32 ODIs between them, India bagged triumph in 26 matches whereas Bangladesh clinched ...

Sports Real Madrid says confident Ronaldo acted legally in tax fraud case
Author: 0 Real Madrid says confident Ronaldo acted legally in tax fraud case

The former Manchester United player has led Madrid to back-to-back Champions League titles and its first Spanish league in five seasons, and helped Portugal to win last year's European Championship. But as the financial crisis bit deeper, that exemption was lifted, paving the way for the cases. The prosecutor's office alleges that Ronaldo had defrauded the tax authorities of 1.4 million euros in 2011, 1.7 million euros in 2012, 3.2 million euros in 2013 and 8.5 million euros in 2014.

Sports Avalanche buy out defenseman Francois Beauchemin
Author: 0 Avalanche buy out defenseman Francois Beauchemin

Beauchemin had a no-movement clause in his deal, and buying him out allows Colorado to protect an extra player in the upcoming Vegas expansion draft. He played in 525 games for the Ducks, scoring 53 goals and adding 126 assists. Beauchemin had 18 points (five goals, 13 assists) in 81 games and was a minus-14; he sure seemed to play a lot worse than that, but 11 players had even higher plus/minus figures (Barrie and Matt Duchene each finished minus-34).

Sports Could new Leeds United boss develop partnership with Manchester City?
Author: 0 Could new Leeds United boss develop partnership with Manchester City?

The newly-appointed Leeds boss later enjoyed spells in Denmark and Germany, where he was crowned the Bundesliga's top scorer in 2003 after firing 21 league goals for Bochum . Speakign after the announcement, the club's Managing Director Angus Kinnear said: "We are delighted to make this announcement today as it successfully concludes what has been a thorough and extensive search ".

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open

Another video, posted by Fox Sports, shows the blimp already on fire in the field when an explosion rips through it. A company spokesman told WISN that, while some witnesses said they thought someone may have parachuted from the aircraft, exiting the blimp with a parachute is impossible.

Sports LA Rams trade Greg Robinson to Detroit Lions
Author: 0 LA Rams trade Greg Robinson to Detroit Lions

He previously played for the Buffalo Bills , which selected him in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft . Continuing, he said, "We're happy to have them". Jenkins is definitely the best of the bunch, but they didn't re-sign him in free agency ( have to reallocate that cash to Tavon Austin , obviously ) and he's coming off a career year with the Giants .

Sports Ex-Wisconsin LB TJ Watt signs 4-year deal with Steelers
Author: 0 Ex-Wisconsin LB TJ Watt signs 4-year deal with Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't defeated the New England Patriots since October 2011, but linebacker Ryan Shazier doesn't think his team is the only one that has struggled to come up with a solution to beat them. Watt knows that hard work is essential in not only making it in the National Football League but also playing for a franchise as storied as the Pittsburgh Steelers as he feels that " it all pays off " in the end.

Author: 0 Simona Halep will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko in Saturday's

Halep's win was not the story of the day in Paris , as birthday girl, the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko , continued her Cinderella run after her 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 win over the number 30 seed, Timea Bacsinszky , becoming the first-ever Latvian to reach a Grand Slam final.

Sports Ostapenko's Historic French Open Win
Author: 0 Ostapenko's Historic French Open Win

Ostapenko had entered the French Open as a talented teenager; she left it as a young woman and a Grand Slam champion. Thursday, June 8, 2017. "She's fearless, she fights for every point". She is also the first person to win their first Tour title at a grand slam since Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten lifted the first of his three titles here in 1997, reports the Guardian.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins his sixth Canadian Grand Prix title

That transmission, part of a longer message informing him of title rival Sebastian Vettel's position, must have sounded like music to race leader Lewis Hamilton's ears. "There was a lot of time to think when I was up front, reliving the memories of 2007 here and actually several of the years that I've been here. This is the only weekend they've had not the greatest result but they've not had a seventh or something like we've had", he said.

Author: 0 Pakistan fined for slow over-rate, Sarfraz avoids one-match ban

In what was a "must-win match" for both sides, Sri Lanka were dismissed for 236 - well below the modern-day ODI "par" total of 300. England will start as favourite for Wednesday's ICC Champions Trophy semifinal, but its opponent Pakistan has proved that the team should be written off at your peril.

Sports Former AC Milan star: 'Donnarumma is going to Juventus'
Author: 0 Former AC Milan star: 'Donnarumma is going to Juventus'

Donnarumma has been an ever present for Milan since October 2015, when he became the youngest goalkeeper to start a Serie A match, at the age of 16 years, 8 months, 6 days. Milan had pulled out all of the stops in a bid to convince Donnarumma his long-term future was with them, but despite making an improved offer earlier this week, they did not ultimately succeed.

Sports Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever'
Author: 0 Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever'

Nadal became the first player in the history of the Open era who managed to become a 10-time victor of the tournament series Grand slam. Nadal lost just 35 games across the fortnight as he swept to the title in familiar style, and concede just one solitary break point to Wawrinka in the final, which he duly defended.

Author: 0 TV blimp catches fire and crashes at US Open

The sheriff's office asked the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board to help investigate the cause. "Then it went behind the trees", Ruediger said. The 177th U.S. Open golf tournament began Thursday at Erin Hills Golf Course. A photo posted to Twitter earlier today shows what the blimp originally looked like.

Author: 0 Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

The Penguins overwhelmed the Nashville Predators 6-0 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 Stanley Cup Final lead and put them one win away from repeating as champions. Kessel had 10 goals and 22 points during last year's Cup run while firing more than four shots per-game - mostly alongside Nick Bonino and Carl Hagelin.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson remains relaxed despite disruption ahead of US Open title defence

Johnson is again staying in a rented house close to the Erin Hills course which also features a staircase, and was asked whether he was more frightened of the stairs or the Erin Hills course. Eastern and, barring any complications, will start his U.S. Open off No. 10 tee Thursday at 9:35 a.m. Dustin , however, is going to have a very busy week! The Northern Irish star has played only one event since the Masters after rib and back problems forced him to withdraw from the BMW PGA ...

Sports Yankees @ Angels (Judge Not)
Author: 0 Yankees @ Angels (Judge Not)

Judge highlighted his first career four-hit game and third career multi-homer game when he sent a 1-1 slider from Logan Verrett well over the left-center-field fence. Let's see how much you know about him. To be fair, Judge is not the only New York Yankee having a great season, but at the moment he is the only one in the spotlight in New York , and all around the baseball world.

Author: 0 650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

And judging from signs and chants from the crowd, this championship was sweetened by the adversity the team overcame. He spoke with Pittsburgh TV station WPXI after hopping off his parade truck near the intersection of Grant and the Boulevard.

Author: 0 America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

He has won the cup before, as tactician with Oracle Team USA in their 2013 comeback against Emirates Team New Zealand . "We're bitterly disappointed to lose races and not continue in the America's Cup but that's sport and the America's Cup is a tough game".

Sports Arsenal refusing to sell key star to Chelsea
Author: 0 Arsenal refusing to sell key star to Chelsea

If Cuadrado was to depart Juventus for north London, his exit could be enabled by the potential arrival of Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich . Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has his heart set on a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City , but could have to force his way to the Etihad this summer.

Author: 0 New Clippers arena gets backing from Inglewood City Council

West, who turned 79 as the NBA Finals began, made his decision over the last couple of weeks. "It is another step in the journey toward building a championship culture that will deliver positive results for Clippers players, fans and the greater Los Angeles community".

Author: 0 Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Bureau are assisting with the onsite investigation. According to the Golf Channel, the blimp was an advertiser, and not connected to FOX or the USGA. On the third day of the U.S. Open in Wisconsin, an accident caught on camera caused a stir. Justin Maynard , a sales manager for Florida-based AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground in Erin, Wisconsin, reported on the pilot's status.

Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open, one injury reported

The official US Open Twitter account said the blimp wasn't affiliated with the tournament or FOX Sports and that first responders arrived at the scene. "I don't know if the wind caught up with him or what". The injured pilot was taken to a medical helicopter that had landed in the field. "He stayed with the blimp until it went down".

Sports Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach
Author: 0 Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach

Almost two months after the Sabres fired Dan Bylsma , they finally have a new head coach. "His approach to the game aligns with the way we envision our hockey team playing, and we're excited to see where his leadership will take us". It's awesome how quick Housley has climbed the coaching ranks. He was also an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Housely was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982 and played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League.