The offense was not an issue as they scored 20 runs in the four games, but the pitching was an issue as they allowed 23 runs in the series. "When he's right with his timing, it'll start to happen in a big way". "That's a fun part of sports, rivalries", said Boston's Alex Cora. His replacement, Billy McKinney, sprains his shoulder crashing into the outfield wall two games into his big league career.
Costliest player of IPL 2018 , Ben Stokes rarely had a moment in the match to sum up what was a disappointing day for the team that returned after two years. Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and made a decision to bowl first against Rajasthan Royals , in the fourth match of IPL 2018. In the first game, Royals solid top-order didn't quite live up to their potential and they had to rely on some cameos to get them to a below par score as they kept losing at regular intervals.
Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Joey Wendle is not starting on Thursday against the Boston Red Sox. "Halfway through spring training I was very anxious about our defense", Cora admitted here at Fenway Park today before Boston's game with the Rays.
And Spanish midfielder Herrera seems to be confident that the Red Devils will be able to finish second this term as they look to build on their campaign next season. "All the people in the newspapers, the journalists, have been talking about what this result means for the rivalry, the derby, our opponents". YEOVIL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Michael Carrick of Manchester United claps the fans after The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Yeovil Town and Manchester United at Huish Park on ...
Wenger certainly has a point in regards to his team's form at the Emirates as they now have the third best home record in the Premier League. "He had every reason to feel sorry for himself, to think the mountain was too big to climb, because it was the right knee, then the left knee and a year out every time".
Should Martial become available, he will have no shortage of suitors. Despite being relatively unknown, he announced himself to the world with a sensational solo goal against Liverpool. Martial is so unhappy with his playing time he has rejected a five-year contract extension and made it known that he would prefer to find a new club this summer.
Di Francesco abandoned the 4-5-1 shape he used in the 4-1 first-leg defeat by Barca at the Nou Camp, instead engineering a 3-5-2 formation which saw his side overwhelm the Liga leaders with relentless high pressing and long balls behind the defence.
He is averaging 16 points, 8.1 rebounds and 8.2 assists per game, plus almost two steals per contest to boot. "I know they believe in me". "Adidas we just wanted to have fun with it", Mitchell said, smiling. Hawks: It's on to 2018 for Atlanta, whose 10-year playoff streak pretty much ended before the season began. Mitchell was solid at the start of this season but emerged as a starter and then the Jazz's go-to offensive threat.
He said that during a recent visit to a doctor , he was told, "Listen, the stress is killing you, what are you doing?" and he replied, "Listen, I'm just doing what I love, and that's playing football". My liver and kidneys are shutting down. The medical people [said], "We can fix all this. I want to play some golf". He restructured his deal but might now be having second thoughts about taking less money.
Just months after Adam Rippon became the first openly gay American man to win a medal at the Winter Olympics and snowboarder Gus Kenworthy shared a kiss with his boyfriend live on national television in Pyeongchang, gold for Hubbard would have been another momentous moment for the LGBT community at a major global sporting event.
I can't really remember what point of the race it was or why we were in that position, but I don't really care to be honest". If I was in their vehicle, I would have got points for Red Bull. Ultimately, I had a coming together with Max and it was an unnecessary collision. "If you are just out of the auto, you are still full of adrenaline, so yeah".
And Guardiola remains proud of the way his team continues to perform and said he was "delighted" with their display even though they lost in devastating fashion to United on Saturday. We have to play our game". "It's pretty clear that defending a 3-0 lead here is going to be a bit of a odd situation", Van Dijk told a news conference on Monday afternoon.
We knew it would be tough when we arrived in Liverpool and unfortunately it happened. Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan goals put City on course for a victory that would seal the Premier League title, only for United to return reinvigorated from half-time and act as party poopers thanks to Paul Pogba's brace and a Chris Smalling volley.
McGregor has been charged with numerous misdemeanours, including 13 counts of menacing, four counts of assault (recklessly cause physical injury to another person), one count of attempted assault with intent to cause physical injury, and one count of reckless endangerment for his part in the bus attack .
Red Deer's Rebecca Smith earned her first medal of the Commonwealth Games this weekend in Australia. England's Parag Patel and David Luckman won the Queen's Prize Pairs gold, ahead of pairs from Scotland and South Africa. England diver Tom Daley has withdrawn from the 10-meter platform because of a recurring hip injury. Hubbard competed in weightlifting events as a man - Gavin Hubbard - until beginning a transition to female aged 35.
Shurmur said he has not seen Odell yet but "I know he's in the building". "I'm not overthinking this", said Shurmur, who planned to have a conversation with Beckham later in the afternoon on Monday . I'm looking forward to him inspiring some of his teammates to get better because he's here and he's a terrific player. "I think it's important when those things happen to just have great communication with your coaches and with the ownership and whatnot and make sure everyone is on the ...
VAR has had its controversial moments in cup competitions this season, and while Redknapp is not a fan of the technology, he did concede it would have helped at Stamford Bridge . If they were counted, Chelsea could have been running away with the win. Alvaro Morata got goal side off a cross from Eden Hazard, but his attempt at a back-heel finish didn't materialise as it sailed across goal.
Seconds before the rescheduled start to the race, Marquez stalled and with remarkable composure, bump-started his Honda and was ready to go. The bike's working really well. The fight at the front, meanwhile, had become a three-way debate as Miller lost touch with Crutchlow, Zarco and Rins. Tito Rabat, the Australian's former teammate at Marc VDS, will start from the best grid position of his MotoGP career after qualifying fourth, with Alex Rins' Suzuki alongside.
It's their first season sweep over the Warriors since 2011-12. Only a Durant explosion - the All-Star had nine points, three assists and three rebounds in the opening quarter - prevented a Pacers' breakout as Indiana's lead was 27-26 at quarters' end.
The Broncos had been on their way to Nipawin for a playoff game when the crash happened. "I can not imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by this awful tragedy, in the Humboldt community and beyond", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote on Twitter late Friday.
UFC star McGregor crossed over to boxing in August to face Mayweather in the second-highest grossing fight in history, with the American winning via a 10th-round stoppage in Las Vegas. Speaking to Jim Gray while promoting a trio of fights in New York, Mayweather teased his potential return. UFC President Dana White mentioned Friday he spoke to McGregor by way of textual content and the brawler mentioned the confrontation "needed to be accomplished".
Saturday's 2-1 win at Leicester took the Magpies' points tally since the turn of the year to 19 from a possible 33 with only Manchester City and Liverpool having beaten them on their way into the top 10. It will also be an interesting mental test for City after wasting the chance to win the Premier League and conceding three goals in a second successive match - the first time that has happened in Guardiola's managerial career.
But the forward made amends when he headed home the victor from six yards - an opportunity that was harder to convert than the miss he'd endured just minutes earlier. Arsenal levelled just before the half-hour mark when Welbeck's clever flick allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to scuff the ball past the onrushing Alex McCarthy.
James scored nine straight points for the Cavaliers . With a buzz in the city over the Sixers that hasn't been felt since the pre-Process days, they romped to a 30-point lead in the first half and scored 78 points at the break. Heading into the half, the 76ers were up by 23 points. De'Aaron Fox and Justin Jackson tallied 13 points apiece and JaKarr Sampson added 11 for Sacramento.
The diminutive Manipuri lifted a total of 192kg (84kg+108kg) to claim the gold and broke down in tears on the podium. Venkat Rahul Ragala on Saturday became the fourth Indian weightlifter to bag a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Manu secured a total of 240.9 points in the finals of the competition, while Heena won the silver medal with 234 points. Yadav increased India's medal tally to five golds after her heroics in women's weightlifting. Bhaker had earlier shot a qualifying CWG record score of 388/400 in her first appearance at the quadrennial games. It was a massive upset as prior to this result, the Singapore women's team had never lost in the Commonwealth Games since the sport was inducted in the program ...
In the bottom of the 14th, down 5-4 with runners on the corners and no outs, he labored through a 12-pitch at-bat against rookie right-hander Wilmer Font . In the last 31 games in San Francisco between these two teams, the Dodgers are just 9-22. While the Dodgers' bullpen was almost as sharp, three Giants' relievers helped push the club over the top.
The Formula 1 season continues at pace with the Chinese GP live and exclusive on Sky Sports F1 next weekend, and Hamilton is hopeful he, and Mercedes , can recover quickly. With Vettel back in the lead, the gaps remained the same until Raikkonen came in for his second stop. Over at Red Bull, things took an early turn for the worse as Max Verstappen locked up and slammed his auto into the wall at Turn Two.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 win over Leganes yesterday morning (Singapore time) which helped the Catalan side equal a Spanish top-flight record of 38 games without defeat. Coutinho slipped a clever pass into the Argentina international's path and after taking the ball in his stride he steered the ball beyond stranded Leganes goalkeeper Ivan Cuellar .
After Monaco's announcement that the Principality will be retaining its grid girls this year, Russian Grand Prix organisers have followed suit on the same subject. "Our American friends assume that it could hurt the feminine feelings when employing young women to carry signs", Boeri told Monaco-Matine, a local newspaper.
Asked if they could make up the deficit with six games to play, Conte just laughed, giving vent to his frustration. "I'm so glad he got fit for us and got the decisive goal". In contrast, West Ham were buoyant after snatching a draw that had not seemed remotely likely until substitute Hernandez popped up to score soon after coming on.
The two-way star connected for a long, solo drive in the second inning against Daniel Gossett. The first player in the majors to attempt to both pitch and hit as a regular since Babe Ruth, the 23-year-old Ohtani had homered in each of his three games between pitching assignments as the Angels' designated hitter.
Kolkata: Dinesh Karthik (c & wk), Robin Uthappa (vc & wk), Andre Russell , Sunil Narine , Tom Curran, Chris Lynn , Mitchell Johnson , Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Ishank Jaggi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana , Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles.
City were also shaky in the 3-0 defeat at Liverpool in the Champions League first leg last Wednesday and Guardiola is conscious that their aim to progress to the semi-finals has been made more hard after the scars of the past week . "They found their game, found their actions, they have spirit, but we did everything to win the game". "But maybe we will improve for the future on that, to realise that sometimes it's not enough what you've done to win the games".
Veranda's Willems-Crelan said that the 23-year-old had suffered a cardiac arrest, receiving emergency treatment from medical staff at the scene. His situation remains "very worrying", the race director Christian Prudhomme said on Sunday. I said before the race that my goal was to do my best. "We thank you in advance for respecting the privacy of his relative". "I avoided crashes, and, actually, I feel less exhausted than the previous years", Sagan, the first rider since Frenchman Bernard ...
Mark Wood told Sky Sports he is ready for his first experience of the "manic" IPL - and looking to tap into the knowledge of his Chennai Super Kings team-mate Dwayne Bravo . However, the 24-run stand was ended by Mustafizur Rahman who scalped his first wicket by getting rid of Jadeja as Chennai lost half their side at this point.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on Wednesday called up 18 players including right-back Juanfran Torres, who has only recently recovered from a hamstring injury, for the upcoming UEFA Europa League match between Atletico Madrid and Sporting Lisbon.
Sivalingam's 173kg lift in Clean and Jerk confirmed his position to the top of the standings. However, Sivalingam managed made a 144-kg lift in Snatch in his final attempt and was pushed to the second spot, behind England's Jack Oliver, who had a 1kg lead.
Barca's head of institutional relations Guillermo Amor said in December that his club had declined to repeat the guard of honour for Real as they had not participated in the Club World Cup. In Spain it has become traditional for opponents to form a guard of honour for the champions. Zidane, though, expects Gareth Bale to remain with the club next season and the Wales global remains a key part of his plans.
With Bayern still in contention for the UEFA Champions League and DFB Cup, Colombia stalwart James thinks Bayern's work is still far from finished this season. The Bavarian giants will formally lift the Bundesliga shield after the final day on May 12. Cologne's chances of avoiding the drop took a blow after relegation rival Mainz came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw in their decisive clash.