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Sports Lions Hall of Famer Yale Lary dead at 86
Author: 0 Lions Hall of Famer Yale Lary dead at 86

He was defined by his heart and character that made him one of the game's greatest players. "In addition to being named to the All-Decade Team of the 1950s, Lary was a member of the Lions" 75th Season All-Time Team. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979 and included in the inaugural class of the Pride of the Lions in 2009. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed his death, citing information from the nine-time Pro Bowler's family.

Sports Orioles at Red Sox
Author: 0 Orioles at Red Sox

The bad blood between the teams stemmed to an April series in Baltimore when Machado injured Red Sox second baseman on a hard slide. Barnes' 90-mph pitch was more unsafe, targeted too close to Machado's head. He then set off on a slow trot around the bases, drawing boos from the crowd. "Go look at my home runs", Machado said. "It's f--ing bulls--." Machado said.

Author: 0 Bottas misses most of final practice, Raikkonen fastest

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are confident of underlining their car's pace on Sunday, having taken P1 & P3 respectively in qualifying. For Red Bull, the anticipated step forward after upgrades was not substantial, with both drivers still over six-tenths back from Hamilton. Force India were hoping their updated package would allow them to challenge the former world champions but Ricciardo was nine tenths ahead of Sergio Perez and the gap may be greater considering the ...

Sports Preds get a strong start, stop Ducks
Author: 0 Preds get a strong start, stop Ducks

Yet, the Ducks almost managed to steal Game 1 , and they'll need to draw from the positive aspects of Friday's effort heading into Game 2 on Sunday. Nashville is 9-2 in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. "From the flipside, the positive is we lost in overtime, so I think we were able to weather the storm in terms of how (Nashville) came out".

Sports Canelo Alvarez defeats Cesar Chavez Jr. by unanimous decision
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez defeats Cesar Chavez Jr. by unanimous decision

After the battle Alvarez-Chavez came out to the ring king of the Middleweight Gennady Golovkin to officially confirm the fight with Soulem. Instead the two traded barbs, getting a jump-start on the promotion for their fall mega-fight, and the arena was showered with confetti.

Author: 0 Nationals agree to terms with Harper for 2018 season

Nationals outfielder and 2015 NL MVP Bryce Harper is back to producing at an exceptionally high level after a somewhat disappointing campaign past year. "Couldn't get a two-year deal done at the time, but both sides always had open-mindedness of trying to put the five-plus arbitration season behind us", Rizzo said.

Sports John Guidetti Breaks His Silence On THAT Miss Against Manchester United
Author: 0 John Guidetti Breaks His Silence On THAT Miss Against Manchester United

United before as he was in charge for Ajax's 2-1 win at Old Trafford in the Europa League in 2012 when United went through 3-2 on aggregate. Skomina, an global referee since 2003, was also in charge for United's 1-1 draw with Benfica in 2011 and their 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in 2013, both in the Champions League.

Sports Class of 2017 wing Jordan Tucker picks Duke over Syracuse
Author: 0 Class of 2017 wing Jordan Tucker picks Duke over Syracuse

Duke picked up their fifth commitment of the 2017 class, as Jordan Tucker announced a pledge to the Blue Devils. Duke has added a commitment from four-star small forward Jordan Tucker. Duke lost Luke Kennard , Jayson Tatum , Frank Jackson and Harry Giles early to the National Basketball Association, while Matt Jones and Amile Jefferson graduated.

Author: 0 Preds, Blues Face Pivotal Game Four

Louis Blues for a 3-2 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 2 at Scottrade Center on Friday. "We had some good scoring chances", said Steen. Allen finished with 23 saves as the Blues lost consecutive road games for the first time since February 28 and March 3. Ellis continues to kill the Blues.

Sports Aussie Power captures Indy Grand Prix title
Author: 0 Aussie Power captures Indy Grand Prix title

Montoya was replaced after last season in Roger Penske's No. 2 vehicle by Newgarden, and so far, the move looks wise for the team. The 20-year veteran surrendered his lead back to Power after the second round of pit stops staying of the alternate red tires.

Sports Sunderland Relegated from Premier League After 10 Seasons
Author: 0 Sunderland Relegated from Premier League After 10 Seasons

Moyes briefly thought there might be a reprieve when their relegation rivals Hull conceded a late penalty at Southampton, but Dusan Tadic's spot-kick was saved by Eldin Jakupovic to give the Tigers a 0-0 draw that ended Sunderland's survival hopes.

Sports After title, Chelsea boss Conte sets sights on FA Cup glory
Author: 0 After title, Chelsea boss Conte sets sights on FA Cup glory

Antonio Conte set his sights on further glories after enjoying Chelsea's exuberant Premier League title celebrations. So, time to rest, recover and enjoy the final two league matches of the season before the big test against Arsenal two weeks from now.

Sports Arsenal climb to 5th in EPL
Author: 0 Arsenal climb to 5th in EPL

The reverse fixture earlier in the season ended in a 3-1 win for Arsenal, with Theo Walcott , Mesut Ozil and Alex Iwobi grabbing the goals for the Gunners . Former Manchester City, Blackburn and Fulham boss Hughes will face a bottom-half Premier League finish for the first time in his managerial career, but the Welshman brushed off the issue.

Sports Nishikori beats Ferrer to set up Djokovic showdown in Madrid
Author: 0 Nishikori beats Ferrer to set up Djokovic showdown in Madrid

He schooled a clearly frustrated Tomas Berdych who just could not get it together when it counted, except when it came to killing his racquet at the end. Djokovic , the defending champion, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. Lopez, ranked 38 in the world, beat Gilles Simon of France 6-3, 3-6, 7-6.

Sports Manchester City Women ease to first FA Cup triumph
Author: 0 Manchester City Women ease to first FA Cup triumph

Dominant from first to last, Manchester's performance was as near as flawless gets and they now hold all three domestic trophies - Super League, WSL (League) Cup and FA Cup. "The FA Cup, whether it's women's football or men's football, is the one that everyone wants to win everybody wants to be part of, and it's full of so many awesome memories, whether it's women's football or men's football", she added.

Author: 0 Transition-oriented Wizards getting physical in postseason

Then the Wizards proceeded to go on a 42-15 run-which included a six minute 26-0 run in the middle of the quarter. After being up by as many as 12 points, Boston would surrender a 48-16 run, which included a 26-0 individual run, by the Wizards coming out of the half.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid

Djokovic could meet Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. “In the end I played as I had dreamed.”. "I'm not anxious about it", Nadal said. The second set was more routine for Nadal, who conjured a sliding backhand to win a point he looked certain to lose, leaving Goffin with a rueful smile.

Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp issues latest injury update on four players

Liverpool will be looking to tighten their grip on the top four with a win when they take on West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Reds know two wins from their final two Premier League games would secure Champions League qualification for next season and Klopp is ready to turn Sturridge despite the England global has not played 90 minutes since the 1-1 draw with Chelsea over a year ago.

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics just one win away from Eastern Conference Finals

Although the Wizards entered the game with momentum, having won both games three and four in DC, the Celtics quickly flipped the script in Game 5 and routed the Wiz, 123-101 on Wednesday night at the TD Garden. "It started with the focus", Wizards Coach Scott Brooks told reporters. "We just wanted to impose our will", said Thomas. We know it's going to be a hostile environment.

Author: 0 Hosts Japan may face All Blacks at 2019 Rugby World Cup

The ceremony is in Kyoto at the State Guest House. After failing to get out of pool play in 2015 England face another battle to get out of its pool at the 2019 World Cup in Japan . "The fact that a lot of the Ireland squad that will be in Japan in two years' time sampled a victory over South Africa in Cape Town last year, that will stand to them as well".

Sports Ajax withstands Lyon comeback to reach Europa League final
Author: 0 Ajax withstands Lyon comeback to reach Europa League final

But there's still a lot of value to be had. "Lyon started to believe in it, the crowd were behind them and then you know it is hard."At half-time I said "Do not panic". Genesio's problems aren't helped by the ineligibility of Memphis Depay to represent Lyon in Europe this season. Time: 20:05 UK/ 21:05 CET. After Ajax player Donny van de Beek hit the crossbar, two substitutes managed to cut the deficit in aggregate to one goal for Lyon with nine minutes remaining, as Rachid ...

Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois Belgian relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

Asked on Thursday to sum up the impending crowning of his team, former Italy manager Conte was quick to point out the state Chelsea were in when he was appointed past year. "I'm used to playing every single game for every club I've been at, but I feel I've matured a lot this year". They are seven points clear of Tottenham with three games left, but Pulis said Albion have a duty to themselves to ensure the Blues do not romp home.

Sports Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals
Author: 0 Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals

The five-time NBA All-Star, who averaged 29.1 points and an NBA-best 11.2 assists per game during the regular season, had just 10 points and seven assists while shooting 2-for-11 from the field. The San Antonio Spurs eased into the Western Conference finals after the Houston Rockets bowed out of the National Basketball Association playoffs with a whimper.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola hails impact of fit-again Vincent Kompany at Man City

Guardiola's side were in prolific form as they thrashed Palace at Eastlands on Saturday to climb to third place, at least until Liverpool play Southampton on Sunday. "The most hard thing in football, basketball, tennis - in all the sports - is that final moment". Asked whether City could count on a fully fit Kompany next season, Guardiola was realistic in his assessment but acknowledged his backline operates with far more confidence if the Belgium worldwide is around.

Sports Spurs eliminate embarrassed Rockets 114-75
Author: 0 Spurs eliminate embarrassed Rockets 114-75

Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs were pushed to six games against the Grizzlies in the first round and six games to the Rockets in the second round. The 10 points that Harden had on Thursday night tied for his lowest point total of the season, with the last time he scored just 10 in a game having come back on January 31 against Sacramento.

Sports Bruce Smith tells Myles Garrett he's too slow off the ball
Author: 0 Bruce Smith tells Myles Garrett he's too slow off the ball

Kurkjian has Jeter as third-best SS of all timeCollins: Spieth's frustration led to finger-pointingCarlesimo: Kawhi's health swings competitiveness o. "We have a long way to go with some very talented players". "If you get-off early, you are getting punished so you have to make sure you time it right and go right when you see that stitch move".

Author: 0 Bertans' Spurs advance to NBA's Western Conference finals

And now the Rockets are in the rear-view mirror. Harden's baffling performance in front of a Houston crowd of 18,050 at the Toyota Center arena was almost as big a stunner as the Spurs' winning a National Basketball Association playoff elimination contest by a whopping 39 points.

Sports Alexis Sanchez falls just short of Premier League record
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez falls just short of Premier League record

Okazaki scored the goal of the game - his first in December stretching over 23 matches - when he met Marc Albrighton's cross with a flying volley that flew high into the net. A half of nearly complete Arsenal dominance ended with the Gunners picking apart the Stoke defence with clinical efficiency to set up Giroud for his 11th goal of the season on 41 minutes.

Sports National Hockey League notebook: Ovechkin played through injury
Author: 0 National Hockey League notebook: Ovechkin played through injury

Washington will struggle to re-sign Oshie and Williams because of the pay raises forwards Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky, and defensemen Dmitry Orlov and Nate Schmidt are expected to receive in restricted free agency. The same can't be said of the Capitals, whose promising season again ended in bitter disappointment with a 2-0 loss to their longtime nemeses, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sports Josh King fires Bournemouth to victory over battling Burnley
Author: 0 Josh King fires Bournemouth to victory over battling Burnley

Player ratingsBournemouth: Artur Boruc: 6, Adam Smith: 6, Simon Francis: 6, Steve Cook: 6, Charlie Daniels: 6, Harry Arter: 7, Lewis Cook: 7, Junior Stanislas: 6, Marc Pugh: 7, Lys Mousset: 6, Josh King: 7. "When we signed him on loan, the plan was for him to stay the season and then to go back to Arsenal to evaluate his future". "The tension was building, so today there was a flatness to the performance, particularly second half".

Sports Elite pole vaulters ready to shine in Shanghai
Author: 0 Elite pole vaulters ready to shine in Shanghai

The 28-year-old Kenyan will be challenged by countryman Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich, last year's Diamond League victor. Miller-Uibo, who is from The Bahamas, also went top of the early season rankings with her time of 49.77, putting her 0.97 clear of United States sprinter Natasha Hastings.

Sports Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday
Author: 0 Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

CT, they said. Tickets for Saturday's originally scheduled game will not be valid for Sunday's doubleheader. The Derek Jeter ceremony will take place between games, but will begin no earlier than 6:35 p.m. Fans who are unable to attend the doubleheader can exchange their tickets at the box office for any Yankee game through the end of the 2018 season.

Author: 0 D'Antoni: Harden may need more rest next season

Aldridge posted an impressive double-double with 34 points and 12 rebounds to lead the way, as all five San Antonio starters scored in double figures in the close out game. The Western Conference finals begin Sunday in Oakland. He went from shooting 44 percent to 41 percent, and his 3-point shooting dipped to below 28 percent.

Author: 0 Pochettino, Son win Premier League awards for April

Meanwhile, Pochettino's lively winger Son has won his first player of the month award for April. Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham should be given more credit for challenging Chelsea for the title given the greater financial muscle of their Premier League rivals.

Author: 0 Celtic pick Rangers apart at Ibrox in Old Firm thrashing

Yet Caixinha insisted he was happy with the intensity levels shown by his hapless side, whose late Kenny Miller strike was of no consolation. MIKAEL Lustig rubbed salt into Rangers' wounds last night by claiming Celtic could have scored 10 at Ibrox, such was their dominance in the final Old Firm match of the season.

Author: 0 Halep knocks Stosur out of Madrid Open

The first break point chances fell to Halep and though she couldn't convert the first time around, she made no mistake on the second chance. Then, she scored two categorical wins against American Coco Vandeweghe in the quarter finals (6-1, 6-1), and Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in the semifinals (6-2, 6-3).