Sports Comeback Kid: Brantley drives in 3; Indians beat Astros 7
Author: 0 Comeback Kid: Brantley drives in 3; Indians beat Astros 7

Unfortunately, neither of the pair communicated with the other, crashing into each other at full speed. Altuve sat out Wednesday due to general soreness, the result of a collision Tuesday with outfielder Teoscar Hernandez , who himself was placed on the disabled list Wednesday because of a left knee contusion.

Author: 0 Liverpool Unveil Their 125-Year Anniversary Kit

The shirt was revealed on Thursday morning after a highly-anticipated wait, with the commemorative crest the big new feature as the Reds celebrate the landmark anniversary. The v-neck collar and cuffs are white, as is the sponsor logo, but the crest remains gold. As with recent Liverpool kits, the Hillsborough disaster is remembered with 96 emblem and eternal flames sit at the nape of the shirt's neck.

Author: 0 Raiders Agree To Deal With Marshawn Lynch

Lynch is now still signed with the Seahawks but has met with Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio. Lynch is in Oakland as of Wednesday and reportedly cleared a physical with the Raiders, one of the final hurdles in the deal. Lynch is 31 now, and the list of running backs to run for 1,000 yards in a season after their 31st birthday isn't that long . Lynch joins a Raiders backfield filled with youth after Latavius Murray left in free agency to play in Minnesota.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova beats Roberta Vinci in return from doping ban

Sharapova finished with 11 aces and had 39 winners. Sharapova received a lukewarm welcome Thursday morning (AEST) as she made her way on to the court, with the 4500 spectators at the sold-out arena offering only polite applause and some whistling.

Sports Luis Enrique wishes Barcelona had Madrid's extra games
Author: 0 Luis Enrique wishes Barcelona had Madrid's extra games

Osasuna manager Petar Vasiljevic has called on his players to show no fear, despite knowing that defeat to Barcelona could see them all but relegated. We hope to be strong. The Catalan club lead Madrid at the top due to their superior head-to-head record, but Zinedine Zidane's men have the advantage of a game in hand.

Author: 0 Thames has 1 of Brewers' 14 hits, hurt in win over Reds

Milwaukee's Eric Thames strokes one of his NL-leading 11 home runs. Jesus Aguilar came in at first base in his stead, ending Thames' streak of games with a home run against the Reds at five. Thames has said he learned how to be patient while playing in Korea because while pitchers there don't throw as hard, they were able to locate their offspeed pitches.

Author: 0 Anthony Joshua will do THIS to Wladimir Klitschko - Frank Bruno EXCLUSIVE

If Klitschko thought he suffered a rude awakening against Fury, then I feel he could be in for another one against Joshua. "I think I take more punishment in the gym than I do in the fights". Whilst the build-up to the April 29 fight has been largely cordial, the 27-year-old his extremely confident of his chances against a man 14 years his senior.

Author: 0 Bulls point guard Rondo racing for game 5 fitness

After losing the first two games, the top-seeded Celtics can advance with a win in Game 6 on Friday night in Chicago . During said game, Rondo was accused of attempting to trip Celtics forward Jae Crowder, just as the latter retreated after making a 3-point shot.

Sports Reds reinstate rookie right-hander from DL to start today's game
Author: 0 Reds reinstate rookie right-hander from DL to start today's game

And despite the factThames already has been drug tested and was tested again Tuesday, plenty of people still are accusing the 30-year-old of taking performance-enhancing drugs. Louis. They didn't exactly sign Pedro Martinez, Greg Maddux and Randy Johnson in the offseason. Thames fouled off four straight two-strike pitches before hitting a slider out.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic through to Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarter-finals

After Ramos-Vinolas stormed through the second set, Murray built a 4-0 advantage in the third set, dropping just three points in doing so. Murray's serve, in particular, was the source of many problems and he was broken by the 15th seed on seven occasions - the first time that's happened in a best of three sets match since he lost to Rafael Nadal at the same venue in 2011.

Author: 0 Warriors come out swinging, complete sweep of Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry scored 37 points with eight assists and seven rebounds as the Warriors completed a four-game sweep of the best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series against the Blazers. He didn't hit his first field goal until early in the fourth quarter, and he wound up with six points. "I'm not going to do that to our team, to our staff".

Author: 0 Guardiola: Manchester club that fails the least will make Champions League

Manchester United can look forward to "better years" after winning the League Cup and qualifying for the Europa League semi-finals, manager Jose Mourinho has said as he begins to take stock of his first season at the Premier League club. "The first game with City was not easy for me - it was my first derby - but obviously it gives me extra motivation when we play City now". They have a lot of quality, history.

Sports Coghlan's leap, Stroman's hit lift Blue Jays over Cards 6-5
Author: 0 Coghlan's leap, Stroman's hit lift Blue Jays over Cards 6-5

Also, watch closely as Coghlan appears to miss third base as he rounds the corner. The Cardinals couldn't muster anything in the bottom of the frame and fell to the visiting Blue Jays, 6-5, in 11 innings. "I'm going to remember that forever". "Given the option of him scoring or Yadi getting hurt I'll take him scoring every time". Stroman even took notice that "Papa Buehrle" was in the house dedicating his first major league hit to the crafty veteran.

Sports NBA Playoffs 2017: Clippers vs. Jazz Game 5 live stream
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Clippers vs. Jazz Game 5 live stream

The Los Angeles Clippers gained control of their Western Conference first-round series with the Utah Jazz, but not without paying a hefty price. "One of the biggest adjustments is we obviously won't be able to play through the post as much", Paul said.

Sports Danny Drinkwater targets Champions League again with Leicester
Author: 0 Danny Drinkwater targets Champions League again with Leicester

Even midfield wizard Riyad Mahrez, who conjured up so much magic in Leicester's Cinderella run to the Premier League title a year ago, struggled to sparkle against a resilient and disciplined Atletico Madrid defence. "All players want to play at the highest level, and the Champions League is the highest level". Leicester captain Wes Morgan, passed fit to play after six games out with a back problem, succumbed to injury late on, symbolically hobbling off as Leicester's European dream ...

Author: 0 Penguins vs. Blue Jackets: Game 4 prediction

When they were being outplayed, Marc-Andre Fleury stood tall. It was the second straight overtime game of the series, and second consecutive win for the Senators following their 4-3 victory in Game 2. That includes the mighty Washington Capitals and the Toronto Matthews Leafs - one of whom will be the Penguins second round opponent. Kassian also scored the first goal in Edmonton's 2-0 win in Game 2.

Author: 0 Raptors' Lowry bounces back against Bucks to even series 1-1

Cory Joseph, who went 1-of-5 from the field in Game 1 , made all his three first-have attempts, all threes. His Game 1 showing wasn't quite the lightning rod that Lowry and Casey's were, but he was visibly bothered by Milwaukee's trapping in the second-half on Saturday.

Sports Late goal gives Athletic win over Eibar in Spanish league
Author: 0 Late goal gives Athletic win over Eibar in Spanish league

And for the club, it's a blessing. Leo always creates superiority in the middle of the pitch and we want him to participate as much as possible. Barcelona and Madrid remain level on 78 points at the top of the standings after their comfortable victories, keeping the title race wide open.

Sports Atleti slump to 1-0 loss at home to Villarreal
Author: 0 Atleti slump to 1-0 loss at home to Villarreal

However, the pacy winger is a major doubt for the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals against Real Madrid on 2 May after suffering an injury in his shoulder during the 1-0 defeat to Villarreal. Granada have been in Spain's top flight since they won promotion in 2011 but their hopes of another year in La Liga are fading fast after a 22nd defeat of the campaign.

Sports Arsene Wenger Explains 3-4-3 Switch After Arsenal Win At Boro
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Explains 3-4-3 Switch After Arsenal Win At Boro

The Arsenal boss continued: "We had practiced on it before at some stage, (but) we like offensive football so this was a bit more defensive-minded for us". The Chilean's fine strike also means he's now scored five direct free kicks during his Premier League career, with only Thierry Henry - who scored 12 - having managed more during his time with Arsenal .

Sports Blue Jays hit by another pitching injury in blowout loss to Orioles
Author: 0 Blue Jays hit by another pitching injury in blowout loss to Orioles

There are, of course, those who want a pound of flesh; namely, the firing of manager John Gibbons or hitting coach Brook Jacoby. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Orioles are -108 on the money line to beat the Blue Jays , who have odds of -102 to win today's game.

Sports National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Oilers beat Sharks
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Oilers beat Sharks

And whichever club he winds up on, they know they have a player who has an unquestionable passion for the game. Mats Zuccarello , the Rangers right wing, scored two of the three goals in the second period. But how long general manager Doug Wilson wants to commit to them remains a question. The Sharks yanked Jones with 1:43 remaining and pressured the Oilers relentlessly the rest of the way.

Sports Benintendi's Two-Run Single Lifts Red Sox Over Tampa 4-3
Author: 0 Benintendi's Two-Run Single Lifts Red Sox Over Tampa 4-3

John Farrell earned his 500th managerial win Sunday as Boston rallied for a 7-5 victory behind three RBIs from Mitch Moreland , who has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games. They made the move official a day later, but an arrival that normally would have been trumpeted was somber. "I'm not locating it well enough to get myself in advantage counts and it's causing me to leave pitches over the plate when I fall behind".

Author: 0 Simeone expects "pure" football test in Leicester return

He said: "It's a real disappointment". "It's a key moment in the game and a really disappointing decision", he added. You can't guess on those ones. Shakespeare said that the onus is now on Leicester to be more attacking in next week's second leg. "Well, Atletico went to the Bernabeu last week and drew, so I don't think they will be quaking in their boots going to the King Power".

Sports Mark Smith announcing his decision on Wednesday
Author: 0 Mark Smith announcing his decision on Wednesday

Illinois, however, was Smith's first Big Ten offer. Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Kentucky's John Calipari were among the few. "This is a big day for both us and Mark, as he has now achieved the goal of being able to represent his home state by wearing the Fighting Illini jersey".

Sports Hendricks outduels Cole, Cubs top Pirates 1-0
Author: 0 Hendricks outduels Cole, Cubs top Pirates 1-0

Gerrit Cole stymied the Cubs boisterous bats, but emerged with nothing to show for a solid seven-inning performance. Since giving up five runs in 1 2/3 innings against Cincinnati on April 10, Glasnow has yielded five earned runs in the last 9 2/3 frames.

Author: 0 Wenger says Arsenal must 'fight like mad' for top-four finish

They lie seventh in the table, albeit with games in hand on the sides above them, and their situation means Cech does not believe they can afford to bask in a satisfying moment of cup success. Leicester captain Wes Morgan (hamstring) and striker Islam Slimani (groin) have both been ruled out of the Arsenal match. Guardiola has encouraged City to play out from the back, with the goalkeeper and back four a key element in the team's build-up play.

Sports Dubs wrap up sweep of Trail Blazers
Author: 0 Dubs wrap up sweep of Trail Blazers

CBS Sports has also reported that The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers have each swept their respective first-round series matchups, marking the first time since 2004 that both teams who faced in the previous NBA Finals have recorded sweeps in the first round the following Playoffs.

Sports Vikings likely to decline Bridgewater's option
Author: 0 Vikings likely to decline Bridgewater's option

Bridgewater would be owed $11 million on the 5th-year option according to Schefter. Bradford is entering the second year of a two-year, $35 million contract he signed with Philadelphia in March 2016; the Eagles traded him to the Vikings six months later.

Sports Elinor Barker claims gold in points race at Track Cycling World Championships
Author: 0 Elinor Barker claims gold in points race at Track Cycling World Championships

Southland's Eddie Dawkins, right, with New Zealand team mates Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster after winning the men's team sprint at the World Track Cycling Championships in Hong Kong . "I'm incredibly happy", Barker told the BBC. Friday saw Archibald claim her second world title and first as an individual after her 2014 team pursuit win.

Author: 0 James, Cavs finish off IN in four-game sweep

Although the Cavaliers have had plenty of success in the early rounds of the playoffs since James' return, such victories are of little effect to Smith, who knows what the team's ultimate goal is as the playoffs continue. Nene made all 12 of his shots and had 10 rebounds. He helped the Rockets overcome an off night by James Harden, who finished with 16 points on 5-for-16 shooting.

Sports Nadal and Murray advance to 3rd round in Barcelona Open
Author: 0 Nadal and Murray advance to 3rd round in Barcelona Open

He is hoping for a better showing on clay following his third round exit at the Monte Carlo Masters. "The court was a bit slower than usual because of the rain, but I'm happy, the (tournament) debut is always delicate". He is trying to regain his form after his recent elbow injury problem, ahead of next month's French Open. Fifth seed David Goffin , who fell to Nadal in the semi-finals in Monte Carlo last week, remained on course for another last-four meeting with the 14-time Grand Slam ...

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs Round 1: Washington Wizards Best Atlanta Hawks 114-107

It was the sixth career playoff triple-double for Westbrook, who had an NBA-record 42 in the regular season. He was not in the mood to talk about his statistics after the game. "I can't let (anybody) come out here and just push me around". The 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs feature an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series clash between the No.

Author: 0 Liverpool must believe they can claim top-four finish - Wijnaldum

It didn't work out that way, and midfielder Emre Can is frustrated by the way he and his teammates managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. " Four games left for us". They didn't have big chances in the game. " Liverpool have points in the bag, they've won more games and if they win their next four games or so hopefully that'll be enough for them".

Sports Madison Bumgarner Won't Need Surgery, Likely Out 2 Months
Author: 0 Madison Bumgarner Won't Need Surgery, Likely Out 2 Months

I've talked to a lot [of] them. Bruce Bochy met with reporters before Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and said that Bumgarner will not require surgery to fix his shoulder. We are human", Bumgarner said. But I don't have it front of me. Giants general manager Bobby Evans said before Tuesday's game against the Dodgers there is no definitive timetable for Bumgarner's return even after the MRI was read.

Sports Celtics trying to avoid 0-2 hole vs. Bulls
Author: 0 Celtics trying to avoid 0-2 hole vs. Bulls

He scored 20 points but was just 6 of 15 from the floor, including 1 of 5 from 3-point range. Last week, the Boston Celtics were the toast of the Eastern Conference after outlasting the defending league champion Cleveland Cavaliers for the top seed and home-court advantage.

Author: 0 Tennis star Serena Williams confirms she is pregnant after Snapchat selfie

The 23-time grand slam singles champion hinted at a pregnancy when she posted a picture of herself in a yellow swimsuit, showing off a prominent bump, on the social media app Snapchat. "She's already done so much, does she need more?" At the age of 35, tennis superstar Serena Williams is 20 weeks pregnant. "Her ability to come back is unquestioned", he told The New Daily .

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Could Be Held Out Of Game 2 With Calf Strain

The Warriors led the best-of-seven series 2-0. So Durant may also be ruled out for Game 3, Saturday in Portland. Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee , left, and forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, April 16, 2017.