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Sports Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day
Author: 0 Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

He has given up just three runs in 21 2/3 innings so far with the Red Sox . "When you have that, you get pretty comfortable, pretty quick". They got one back in the first inning on a nice Hanley Ramirez dump single to right-center, scoring Dustin Pedroia , and they got the lead in a huge second inning thanks to a two-out rally that came out of nowhere and simply refused to die.

Author: 0 Patriots expected to open season against Chiefs

Chris Long told that when his son grows up he doesn't want to explain him why he visited the White House, being aware of who had become the US President. However, Jones says that McCourty and Long were of the belief that the excursion essentially amounts to a glorified photo op, and there's no way to effectively advocate policy.

Sports Sliding home: Jackie Robinson gets statue at Dodger Stadium
Author: 0 Sliding home: Jackie Robinson gets statue at Dodger Stadium

Ahead of their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Dodgers held a ceremony to unveil a statue depicting Robinson sliding into home plate. It weights 700 pounds and is secured with a 150-pound steel rod. Robinson would also look to the front offices and he would be saddened. Some of the biggest names in Dodgers history will be on hand: retired broadcaster Vin Scully, who was friendly with Robinson; pitching greats Sandy Koufax and Don Newcombe, who were Robinson's teammates when ...

Sports Stanley Cup playoffs first-round preview: Sharks vs. Oilers
Author: 0 Stanley Cup playoffs first-round preview: Sharks vs. Oilers

Kassian scored early in the second period and McDavid notched the insurance goal midway through the third period. The Oilers had four more attempts, two on goal, one wide and finally a block by Smith, who kills the remaining second by diving headlong to push the puck out of the zone and down the ice as the two-man kill expires and the roof is almost blown off by the crowd's wildly supportive response.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook: Friendship with James Harden on hold during game

But with the Rockets and Thunder facing off the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs on Sunday, Westbrook made it clear that his friendship with Harden will be non-existent on the court. Let's remember Oklahoma City's roster wasn't exactly bursting with talent this year, but the team will grow together, which could limit Westbrook's usage and his opportunities as well.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte: Was Chelsea boss subdued during Man Utd defeat?

Rashford's display suggested he deserves to be given more chances through the centre, where United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic - rested on Sunday - has started nearly every game this season. "I don't feel extra joy at beating Chelsea - we beat the leader". Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was under no illusions as to how important each of those games will be.

Sports Jamie Carragher opens up about Arsene Wenger's situation at Arsenal
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher opens up about Arsene Wenger's situation at Arsenal

Long-serving manager Arsene Wenger was singled out for abuse, with an increasing number of fans calling for the Frenchman to call time on his tenure. Earlier in the evening, Bellerin sought to receive the ball back from the Arsenal supporters to take a throw in, and the fans instead threw the ball onto the pitch before chanting " you're not fit to wear the shirt ".

Author: 0 Dortmund keeper still having problems sleeping after attack

The American kept his composure to find Reus in front of goal for a stunning back-heeled finish on his return from a month out with injury. Mr Bartra is still recovering after being injured in the cancelled Champions League tie against Monaco.

Sports Low confidence, go long - Mourinho explains Manchester United tactics against Everton
Author: 0 Low confidence, go long - Mourinho explains Manchester United tactics against Everton

His shot was low but on target, it hit the diving Ashley Williams on the arm rather than the head and Everton's outstanding defender had to make the walk to the dressing room as Zlatan Ibrahimovic stroked in the penalty. With five points, and a game in hand, separating United to fourth-placed Manchester City before the start of this game, the gap is now four points having played the same number of matches.

Author: 0 Schar wins wheelchair women at Boston Marathon

Switzer" in order to hide her gender, according to the New York Times . Kiplagat won the women's 15-kilometer race in the 2010 Boilermaker with a course-record time of 47 minutes, 57 seconds. If he finishes, the 32-year-old Kenyan will be the first professional to complete all six major marathons plus the world championships and the Olympics.

Author: 0 Boston Marathon Security Measures In Place

They were followed closely by Americans who grabbed two of the top four women's spots and six of the top ten for men - the first time that's happened since the race went professional in 1986. Over half a million people are expected to watch this year's race from the sidelines. "I'm not really nervous, I'm excited". What time the race finishes will be different for each individual runner, whose start times are staggered based on the division they're in.

Sports Benzema: Hazard would be a good signing for Real Madrid
Author: 0 Benzema: Hazard would be a good signing for Real Madrid

He's a player I like a lot and I appreciate a lot. Hazard won the award back in 2015, but endured a awful run of form last season as Chelsea slumped to a 10th-placed finish. It's impossible to say if I am better now. "I just had to take the pleasure of playing. For the moment, I'm here, I'm good". Regardless of what may happen in the future, Hazard does seem to have his priorities in order.

Author: 0 Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead

The Blues next match is against Manchester United at Old Trafford, their sternest of six league fixtures between now and the end of the season. "I think that the first goal , Diego provoked it and he played a good game and fought a lot for the team with good commitment", Conte told BT Sport.

Author: 0 Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

The third-seeded Rockets were up by 20 when Harden came off the bench with about seven minutes remaining. It was two 3-pointers that found the bottom of the net at just the right time and an entire night of relentless pursuit by Beverley into every nook and cranny of the game to try to get loose balls, extra rebounds or make one more defensive play.

Sports Padres activate Cahill from DL to start against Braves
Author: 0 Padres activate Cahill from DL to start against Braves

The Braves are strongly encouraging fans to purchase pre-paid parking passes to games as they will help alleviate delays around the stadium. Atlanta Braves outfielder Ender Inciarte was front-and-center in Friday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres, going 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs scored.

Sports As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?
Author: 0 As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?

A week after beating Watford 4-0, having also kicked off before Chelsea, they produced another display oozing confidence with Mousa Dembele and Son Heung-Min scoring inside the first 20 minutes and Kane striking just after halftime. "When I told you that last season, maybe you thought: "This guy is a little bit insane.' But now that you hear from him, I think you can put [yourself] in my position and the players" position.

Author: 0 Verstappen makes Hamilton take notice after podium charge

With conditions being far from easy with a wet track, Hamilton who got pole, led from the front ahead of Vettel, but a crash soon changed everything, as the safety vehicle came out. "I really hope it is an out-and-out fight through stubbornness, through mental stability, through fitness, composure and through just out-driving the person on track".

Author: 0 Boston Celtics Star Isaiah Thomas Uses His Sneakers to Honor Late Sister

Celtics fans rallied behind Thomas, showering him with a deafening cheer when he was introduced. The Celtics held a pregame moment of silence for Thomas' sister, part of an emotional pregame introduction for him . The Thunder trailed by 15 entering the fourth quarter and six straight points by the Rockets extended their lead to 100-78 with about 7 1/2 minutes remaining.

Sports Walcott: 'Hard work starts now after letting Arsenal fans down'
Author: 0 Walcott: 'Hard work starts now after letting Arsenal fans down'

Goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic gave Palace their first home win over Arsenal since 1979. Palace winger Zaha is said to be among his targets following an outstanding season for Sam Allardyce's men, and he will battle with Tottenham for the player's signature.

Sports Arsenal fans must not be divided - manager Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal fans must not be divided - manager Arsene Wenger

How Arsenal finish the season, which includes Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City, is likely to have a major impact on any decision made by Wenger and the club. His tactical alterations did not provide instant results, although they did enjoy the bulk of the early possession and Olivier Giroud's claims for a penalty when he was floored by Daniel Ayala certainly had some merit.

Sports Guentzel, Rust lead Penguins' comeback in Columbus
Author: 0 Guentzel, Rust lead Penguins' comeback in Columbus

Cam Atkinson scored eleven seconds into the first period, blasting the roof off of Nationwide Arena. Crosby gets the puck to Guentzel so quickly, no one on the Blue Jackets, including Bobrovsky, have time to react. The first came on a Rust tip-in of a shot from inside the blue line by Brian Dumoulin at 5:21. "We just start play right". To take a puck in the face, watch your team get scored on, and go down 3-0 was bad.

Sports Rose, Garcia Atop Star-Studded Masters Leaderboard
Author: 0 Rose, Garcia Atop Star-Studded Masters Leaderboard

Hoffman has largely struggled since opening the Masters with an impressive seven-under 65 in the first round, which doesn't inspire confidence in his chances of continuing to contend into the final round. Spieth was 10 shots off the lead after the first round, but he backed up his 69 on Friday with a 68 on Saturday, which included five birdies and only one bogey.

Author: 0 Penguins not looking past Blue Jackets

Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury, left, makes a save against the Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner, center, and Seth Jones during the second period in Game 3 of their first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday in Columbus, Ohio .

Sports Bale out of Bayern return, doubt for Clasico
Author: 0 Bale out of Bayern return, doubt for Clasico

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has warned his players they can not afford to let Cristiano Ronaldo out of sight when they take on Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday. The second of those occasions was against Bayern, who let a first leg lead slip against Internazionale in 2010/11. Yet, a defeat could still give the Catalans hope to revalidate the title ahead of the last five games of the season.

Sports Panthers sign defensive tackle Kawann Short to 5-year contract
Author: 0 Panthers sign defensive tackle Kawann Short to 5-year contract

Short is the seventh player in Panthers history to receive the franchise tag, joining punter Todd Sauerbrun (2003), tackle Jordan Gross (2008), defensive end Julius Peppers (2009), center Ryan Kalil (2011), defensive end Greg Hardy (2014) and Norman previous year.

Author: 0 Mind games are overrated- Anthony Joshua

The move to secure the heavyweight championship bout was a big one for Showtime considering its recent commitment to Joshua , 27, the Olympic gold medalist who appears poised to take over the sport. An old school heavyweight fight, as it were. I'm not happy with that. The young Lion Joshua will look to defend his IBF heavyweight title. Anthony Joshua raises his arms in celebration after knocking out Eric Molina in his second title defense.

Sports UEFA criticised over Dortmund match decision
Author: 0 UEFA criticised over Dortmund match decision

The game was called off but rescheduled for the following day. 'We were not attacked on the field by an opponent; we were attacked from inside the bus as men, ' Tuchel said in a post-match broadcast interview with former Norway global Jan Aage Fjortoft.

Author: 0 Chelsea fans marvel in Marcos Alonso's stunning free-kick at Bournemouth

Today, Chelsea FC visited Vitality Stadium to play against AFC Bournemouth in the 32 round of the English Premier League. Tottenham host Bournemouth this coming weekend while Chelsea face a trip to Manchester United. 'I think United for sure will have good motivation, because they are playing against Chelsea . "No team in the world wins only the very, very good games".

Author: 0 The team requires me to bat at No.3: Kolkata's Uthappa

The replays suggested that the ball had hit Uthappa's pads and not the gloves or bat, which led to the third umpire correctly using the IPL Playing Conditions. "With dew the ball was coming nicely on to bat". In an exceptional display during the death bowling , Bhuvneshwar also cleaned up Colin de Grandhomme for a duck with an inswining yorker.

Sports Guardiola: Man City's Target Now Is Top Four, Not EPL Title
Author: 0 Guardiola: Man City's Target Now Is Top Four, Not EPL Title

Hazard confirmed his importance to Antonio Conte's side with both goals in the 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday that moved Chelsea one step closer to the title ahead of Saturday's trip to Bournemouth. Not only are they away from home, but they are also on the receiving end on a Manchester City team that will want to win and secure up their top 4 spot.

Sports Brighter Day dreams of Masters win with mom watching
Author: 0 Brighter Day dreams of Masters win with mom watching

Three years after his scouting trip, the 26-year-old Englishman will make his Masters debut. "I turned to the crowd and said "I really could have used that one about 12 months ago", to some significant laughter", explained Spieth as he addressed a news conference later in the day.

Sports Wenger confident Arsenal ready for Boro battle
Author: 0 Wenger confident Arsenal ready for Boro battle

If we turn up, we could dispatch them, or we could easily bottle it like we do so many games. Ian Dennis: " Arsenal will certainly not want another meek Monday night after their sorry showing at Selhurst Park". "Honestly, I am professional and when you are professional you perform in ideal conditions and non-ideal conditions", he added. "But what is for sure is that in the last three months there has been no consistency, especially away from home".

Sports Heat Lose Ground in Playoff Chase With 96-94 Loss to Raptors
Author: 0 Heat Lose Ground in Playoff Chase With 96-94 Loss to Raptors

They're a very tough team. The Raptors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 21-8 ATS in their last 29 vs. While Lowry was out, DeRozan recorded eight games with 30 points and averaged 27.1 points. The two, however, seem to be a natural basketball fit, even if Ibaka, as many believe, is on the downside of his career.

Sports Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip
Author: 0 Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip

Coghlan, who played for the World Series champions Chicago Cubs last season, signed a minor league deal with the Jays on April 1 and was called up by the Jays on April 14. "We were able to get some runs across today", Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak said. The AL ERA leader last season, Sanchez allowed five runs and seven hits, including three home runs, in a loss to Baltimore on Friday.

Sports Blue Jays put Donaldson on 10-day DL with sore right calf
Author: 0 Blue Jays put Donaldson on 10-day DL with sore right calf

Can Dylan Bundy stymie them as well as he did in his first start of the year? Francisco Liriano (0-1), who allowed five runs in one-third of an inning in his season-opening loss to Tampa Bay last week, rebounded nicely against Baltimore. Welington Castillo led off with an infield single and pinch-runner Craig Gentry stole second before scoring after a pair of sacrifice flies. Bautista beat the throw from Adam Jones with a good slide at home.

Author: 0 Antetokounmpo scores 28 points, Bucks beat Raptors 97-83

The Raptors might also use a zone, Casey said Tuesday. "This is a historical season for stats for a lot of players, as we know. You keep playing that way, it's always going to bite you in the behind and that's what happened to us tonight".

Sports Golfing with Trump? Better leave your ego at the clubhouse
Author: 0 Golfing with Trump? Better leave your ego at the clubhouse

Carolina hasn't lost a transfer since 2011, and Meeks is a premium example of what can happen when you stay the course. Let's just say there was a reason most of those wearing Carolina Blue inside of the stadium almost went hoarse from booing so loudly after the public address announcer mentioned Mark Emmert was taking the podium on the court to hand the national championship trophy to the Tar Heels.

Sports Four-goal Spurs now four behind Chelsea
Author: 0 Four-goal Spurs now four behind Chelsea

Spurs defeated Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday at White Hart Lane, its seventh English Premier League victory in a row, pulling within four points of Chelsea before Antonio Conte's team visited Manchester United the following day. "In this case I wasn't able to transfer the right motivation to play this type of game". "We know we need more ". 'It could be a big thing psychologically, ' said Kane, who scored the third in a 4-0 romp against Bournemouth and then turned his attention ...

Sports Pochettino cranks up Chelsea pressure in title race
Author: 0 Pochettino cranks up Chelsea pressure in title race

For me if we were able to reach this target it would be a miracle. "Now, if they fail, we will be there", he told reporters after the match. And this Saturday, there is the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley between the two sides. "We've got to focus the players' minds that we're not". "At the end of the season when everyone is exhausted, we need everyone to have the right mental attitude and happiness helps".

Sports Mourinho hails Herrera and Darmian after sinking Chelsea
Author: 0 Mourinho hails Herrera and Darmian after sinking Chelsea

His smothering tactics then worked out brilliantly and Conte's men will need to pick themselves up to get the job done. Chelsea's second defeat in four matches sees their lead over Tottenham at the top of the table cut to just four points with six games of the season to go.