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Author: 0 Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

Iannetta was down in the dirt for several minutes with blood dripping off his face. The $206.5million man for Arizona entered the seventh inning with 11 strikeouts and one walk on 90 pitches but allowed a solo homer to Gregory Polanco , who nearly went deep on the second pitch of the at-bat before crushing a slider an estimated 382 feet to right field on Greinke's 95th pitch of the night.

Sports Rafa revs up with albatross at THE PLAYERS
Author: 0 Rafa revs up with albatross at THE PLAYERS

You never know what can happen. The Spaniard's ball landed short of the green and hit a down slope, then tracked toward the cup before dropping for an albatross. It was just the third albatross in the 43-year history of the tournament and propelled Cabrera Bello into a tie for fourth. Poulter ended up making par on the hole, his final round 71 leaving him in a tie for second, three shots behind Korea's Si Woo Kim.

Sports Billy Vunipola: Champions Cup win much tougher second time around
Author: 0 Billy Vunipola: Champions Cup win much tougher second time around

The other side is: when you don't get what you want on the scoreboard, you've got to be patient, you've got to see it for what it is and understand: we are on top here and if we keep on doing what we're doing and everyone keeps on doing their jobs well then we can pull away eventually.

Sports ABs Sevens on improve but South Africa supreme
Author: 0 ABs Sevens on improve but South Africa supreme

A 14-12 win over Wales followed with Australia hanging on doggedly for the win thanks to a try in either half from Dylan Pietsch and Stefan Andrews. "We've been smashed with a lot of injuries - I finished with one fit player outside my 13 - so one reserve in our last game in the Plate final against the United States of America, so just a real gutsy weekend really and I was really proud of the way that they played".

Author: 0 Manchester United edge into Europa League final after draw with Celta Vigo

Nerves were shredded at the final whistle but Mourinho's men held on by the skin of their teeth and no one will worry about that before the final in Sweden in 12 days' time. "The boys didn't play a phenomenal match but they fought, they gave everything they had to give and I'm really pleased for them because 14 matches and we are in the final so it's good", United head coach Jose Mourinho said, as reported by the club's website.

Sports Levy praises Pochettino impact at Spurs
Author: 0 Levy praises Pochettino impact at Spurs

Today's encounter is expected to be a highly emotional affair with Tottenham vacating the stadium that has been their home for 118 years and Mauricio Pochettino says his side are "focused". Spurs head to Wembley for next season's home games before they return to the new expanded ground next door White Hart Lane, which will have a different name.

Sports Arsenal's Cech 'angry' after derby defeat
Author: 0 Arsenal's Cech 'angry' after derby defeat

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech has admitted he has been left "angry" after the 2-0 defeat at the hands of old rivals Tottenham on Sunday. " I feel angry and disappointed because obviously this is not a game we wanted to lose and this is a very big disappointment for us".

Sports First time for Wenger in the Premier League
Author: 0 First time for Wenger in the Premier League

I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium , they were crying. United's manager praised Arsenal fans - albeit with a dose of sarcasm - after the match, even though they'd spent much of the game abusing him. Today, no problem - we shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game. "The situation is simple - 17 matches in seven weeks with 16 players is impossible".

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Dominates Julio Chavez Jr.; Will Face GGG On Sept. 16

It's a grudge match 10 years in the making with Chavez, 31, trying to add a crowning achievement to a career that has been stalled by a lack of discipline in and out of the ring . "I never sit down during sparring and it is not necessary there and it wasn't necessary here. He's very good, and he beat me". "I have had hard encounters - the upcoming fight without any doubt will also be difficult".

Sports Fury: 'I can beat Joshua with one arm tied behind my back'
Author: 0 Fury: 'I can beat Joshua with one arm tied behind my back'

In a power packed Wembley Stadium, Anthony Joshua from United Kingdom created the history by winning over the compatriot Wladmimir Klitschko of Ukraine by continuing his unbeaten run which may have bagged £15m on Saturday. Joshua is now unbeaten in 19 fights, with all his victories coming inside the distance. It is the heavyweights, it is me and AJ, no one else. If there was any doubt about Joshua being the biggest star in the boxing world, the British boxer put that to rest on Saturday night.

Author: 0 Graeme Le Saux: Chelsea worthy champions and Conte deserves all the credit

Conte is being tipped to give John Terry a rare start as the long-serving skipper prepares to end his long association with the Blues at the end of the season. "Of course we think about this, but we need to think day by day, rest well, keep ourselves very good in these next two games to have a top performance against Arsenal".

Author: 0 Celtics players suggest Kelly Oubre, Wizards targeted Kelly Olynyk

I know he's not the greatest basketball player of all time, so maybe he feel like he got to do that, but you don't have to do that. "I will f-k you up and you know that", warned the All-Star point guard from the Celtics' bench. That's what I don't understand. After Washington put the defensive clamps on him starting in Game 3, he was unable to help the Celtics in another manner.

Sports Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap after third place finish
Author: 0 Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap after third place finish

Despite the slight edge in favour of Ricciardo, we can make the case that Verstappen has been Red Bull's most impressive due to the fact he has competed in 69 less races. "This inter-team battle is a totally different situation that what we have seen over the last three years", Wolff said. "I need a bit of luck this season", Verstappen explained in Barcelona ahead of Sunday's race.

Sports Murray stunned but Djokovic makes last 8
Author: 0 Murray stunned but Djokovic makes last 8

Nadal won 14 of their opening 18 meetings and looked as if he would dominate the duals between the two. The unseeded World No. 52 struck five aces in the final set and lost only three points over his final four service games, while Wawrinka won just two of his seven second-serve points in the third and was broken twice.

Author: 0 Spurs prepare for White Hart Lane farewell

Rain began to fall in the final 15 minutes and substitute Marcus Rashford nearly spoiled the party with a late equaliser but he steered his shot off target, ensuring Spurs signed off this chapter of their history with the right result - and their highest league finish in 54 years.

Author: 0 Red Sox ace Chris Sale avoids suspension for pitching behind Manny Machado

Speaking to the media at Target Field in Minnesota on Friday, where ironically the Red Sox were visiting the Twins, Manfred explained why he chose to intervene in the Orioles-Red Sox feud. In the series, Machado went 4-for-18 with three homers and six RBI. Earlier in the day, the Orioles center fielder received a personal apology from Red Sox team president Sam Kennedy on behalf of the club.

Sports Wenger should choose when he leaves Arsenal - Gilberto
Author: 0 Wenger should choose when he leaves Arsenal - Gilberto

Mourinho has given up on United's hopes of securing Champions League qualification via the league and fielded a weakened team in last Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Arsenal . However, with a spot on offer to the winners of the Europa League, United could finish outside the top four and still qualify for the Champions League.

Sports Royal Challengers end dismal season with win
Author: 0 Royal Challengers end dismal season with win

It turned out to be a great confidence booster for him, with a fine innings of 58, as he prepares to lead India in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Read Also: DD vs RCB Live ScoreNegi was RCB's most successful bowler, finishing with figures of 3/10 in two overs. ( DD) Vs (RCB ) is scheduled for an 8pm IST (3.30pm BST) start.

Author: 0 Klopp relishes the pressure in top-four bid

Their six defeats have come against Burnley, Bournemouth, Swansea City, Hull City, Leicester City and Crystal Palace. They play Southampton at home on Sunday next and should they beat the Saints, a top four spot will be virtually guarantedd.

Author: 0 Tottenham were flawless against Manchester United - Pochettino

A record-equalling 14th successive home league victory only underlines the club's progress and promise. This afternoon was Tottenham's 2,532nd match in all competitions at the ground, with 1,472 wins, 565 draws and 496 defeats from those games.

Author: 0 Darmian: Let's win Europa for hurt players

A final is always a final and the Europa League is a lovely competition. Should be an easy night's work, right? Who do you want to win, HollywoodLifers? "And I was always dreaming about playing again for United and to help them and I was giving my best in training sessions as well".

Author: 0 John Wall's Last Second Three-Pointer Gives Wizards Game 6

Sixth attempt was for "wizards" is especially important because in case of defeat they went on vacation. To put that in perspective, consider this: In Games 2-6, Crowder was just 8-for-27 (29.6 percent) shooting uncontested shots. The gesture didn't end up working out all that well for the Celtics. "I don't believe in pressure", Thomas said. "Yeah, there were bad days where he didn't hit any at all".

Sports Real Madrid, Barcelona set up final day title showdown
Author: 0 Real Madrid, Barcelona set up final day title showdown

Celta went into the game having been agonisingly dumped out of the Europa League semi-finals by Manchester United on Thursday and also on a four-game losing streak in LaLiga. Sporting Gijon were relegated despite winning 1-0 at Eibar. Real scored for the 62nd consecutive game against Sevilla , surpassing the record set by Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich side in 2014.

Sports Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

He participated in coaches' meetings the past two days and, for the first time since stepping away from the bench, coached on the floor during practice Saturday. "Obviously, coach Brown led most of it, but he was present". "He's obviously been doing his homework in between. And so the more he can be around, the better feel that all of us have ...

Author: 0 Visibly Frustrated Arsene Wenger Walks Out Of Post-Match Interview

Tottenham shifted the balance of power in north London's football rivalry by securing its first Premier League finish above Arsenal in 22 years with a 2-0 victory over its neighbour on Sunday. Arsenal next match is at home to Manchester United, who are fifth and are five points ahead of Arsene Wenger's side, this weekend. And Dixon was quick to tear into a number of unnamed Arsenal stars who neglected the travelling support at White Hart Lane after Sunday's defeat.

Sports Fernando Alonso believes McLaren vehicle is 'right behind' Mercedes and Ferrari's
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso believes McLaren vehicle is 'right behind' Mercedes and Ferrari's

Things didn't appear close to improving back home. With the new engine in place, Vettel's vehicle gave him a scare when he slowed down just two laps into qualifying, and his team ordered him to return to the garage. "Sitting here today in Barcelona, it's hard to know when that will be - other than we've designed lots of winning cars". "Running in the ovals maybe I learned to go quick on the straights as well", he said.

Author: 0 Alvarez bags Golovkin fight after beating Chavez via UD

Chavez, the son of the Mexican boxing icon Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., is trying to revitalize a career derailed by failed drug tests, weight issues and poor training. "I feel very excited", Golovkin told Kellerman. "In September, it will be a different style, a big drama show". "I think Canelo displayed today his great boxing skills, great combinations", Sanchez said during a press conference at T-Mobile Arena.

Author: 0 Sugar: No longer the need for Tottenham to sell top players

It is also the last match to be played at White Hart Lane before the stadium is demolished to make way for the club's new 61,000-seater venue, which is due to be ready for the 2018-19 season. Son who beat off competition from the likes of Eden Hazard scored more Premier League goals in April than he managed in the whole of last season.

Sports Crosby scores twice, Bonino has victor as Pens beat Caps
Author: 0 Crosby scores twice, Bonino has victor as Pens beat Caps

HollywoodLifers , who do you think will take the win? The top overall playoff scoring leaders? "I have a lot of trust in this group". "They play hard for one another, and I think that's what makes our team what it is". Nearly eight years after their "dueling hat tricks" game, Ovechkin answered Crosby with his fourth goal of the playoffs, but his team couldn't compensate for the Penguins captain's greatness.

Sports Bobby Ryan Lifts Senators Past Penguins In OT In Game 1
Author: 0 Bobby Ryan Lifts Senators Past Penguins In OT In Game 1

The Senators , who face the Pittsburgh Penguins starting Saturday, were left standing alone after the Edmonton Oilers suffered a narrow Game 7 loss earlier this week to the Anaheim Ducks. That didn't sit well with the Senators or their faithful. He also had an overtime victor in the first round against the Boston Bruins . But the most important category, the score, was 1-0 Senators after a period.

Sports Hamilton beats Vettel to Spanish GP win
Author: 0 Hamilton beats Vettel to Spanish GP win

Mercedes' non-executive chairman Niki Lauda said: "Lewis saved the race with an incredible drive". Vettel pitted on lap 15, upon which Hamilton assumed the lead. Ultimately, the odds favor this one again coming down to Mercedes , who have two wins in the last three years here, and Ferrari, who showed big-time speed in preseason testing, but it should still be highly entertaining along the way.

Author: 0 West Ham 1-0 Tottenham

While the Gunners can not repeat that feat this time, Dier knows Tottenham must banish the disappointment immediately or lose their grip on second place. "We try to move on and finish the season in the best way, still fighting, but now it's true, it's more hard". The North London outfit failed to play the way they usually have this season, while the West Ham players stepped up their game.

Sports Yanks' Chapman to miss at least month with shoulder injury
Author: 0 Yanks' Chapman to miss at least month with shoulder injury

The 29-year-old Chapman, who signed a five-year, $85 million contract during the offseason, has seven saves with a 3.55 ERA and 21 strikeouts over 12 2/3 innings in 14 appearances this year. until Astros second baseman Jose Altuve singled in Houston's fifth run. They called up right-hander Chad Green from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Sports Celtics lament lost second but keep focus on G7
Author: 0 Celtics lament lost second but keep focus on G7

The Celtics won games one and two - the first playoff series between Washington and Boston since 1984 - by at least 10 points. The first came with 41.2 seconds to play. After John Wall hit a 3-pointer to put Washington up 92-91 with 3.5 seconds left in the game, the Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr. fouled Boston's Kelly Olynyk with 2.7 seconds remaining - but the clock was stopped with 1.7 seconds left.

Author: 0 Spurs SF Leonard departs after reinjuring ankle

The Warriors trailed by as many as 25 points, and faced a 20-point deficit at the half. He immediately signaled he needed to come out of the game. And it's tied for the third-largest halftime comeback in National Basketball Association postseason history.

Sports Tottenham's Son Heung-min is Premier League player of month
Author: 0 Tottenham's Son Heung-min is Premier League player of month

Tottenham ran a close battle alongside Leicester for the league title last season, only to fall short in the final weeks and end up with a third-placed finish, but they still secured Champions League football. "It's not just for me, I think it's for everyone and I'm really proud of the way we played in April". "The thing people respect him most for, no matter who you are, he's not afraid to drop anyone".

Sports Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, Madrid Open 2017 final
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, Madrid Open 2017 final

Just like Nadal, Thiem also has dropped just one set so far in the Madrid Open but the eight seed faces a completely different test against Nadal in the finals. "It was time for me to win, it has been a long time before I even won a set against Djokovic". Nadal disposed of Novak Djokovic for his first win over the Serb for three years on Saturday and victory saw him level Djokovic's record of 30 Masters Series titles.

Author: 0 West Ham vs Liverpool, Premier League

For us it's good news that he's now available. West Ham were pleased to see the back of him when he was substituted on 89 minutes. West Ham were presented with the ideal opportunity to level matters just prior to the interval, but Ayew somehow managed to twice hit the post from point-blank range.