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Sports Braves Fans Will 'Fall In Love With' Matt Adams
Author: 0 Braves Fans Will 'Fall In Love With' Matt Adams

The over is 10-1 in the Braves' last 11 Tuesday games, and the under is 4-1 in the Braves' last five during game two of a series. (Adams, recently acquired from the Cardinals, has also played for teams at the academic institutions Slippery Rock University and Philipsburg-Osceola High School, FYI.) Atlanta had a 5-1 lead, Cole walked the next batter and his night was done.

Sports Steven Souza dives for ball 20 feet away
Author: 0 Steven Souza dives for ball 20 feet away

But he lost the ball in the lights and then chose to dive and hope for the best. "What really happened was the ball went in the lights immediately and I couldn't find it. NOTES: The Twins announced that RHP Nick Burdi, one of the team's prospects and a second-round pick in the 2014 draft, suffered a full tear of his ulnar collateral ligament and is likely headed for Tommy John surgery.

Author: 0 Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

It is also being suggested that should Conte put pen to paper on a new contract, Chelsea would be prepared to back the Italian significantly in the coming transfer window. " But it's OK, God has given me a lot so I'm happy with this ", he said. In fact, Luiz describes re-signing for Chelseas as "the right decision" and revealed that it involved taking a pay cut from the lucrative package he enjoyed in Paris.

Author: 0 Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

Hunter-Reay is heading into Sunday the forgotten man on his own team and a favorite no one is talking about. Alonso will start fifth on the grid at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after an impressive showing in last weekend's time trials, when the McLaren-Andretti Honda driver posted a four-lap average of 231.300 miles per hour in the so-called Fast Nine Shootout, reports Efe.

Author: 0 Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination

On Sunday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich addressed the media and said he does not expect Leonard to play for Game 4. ESPN's Doris Burke spoke to Popovich during the first intermission and asked him about what was going on with his team .

Sports Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream
Author: 0 Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream

Classic Empire (2/1) looked like he held off the field and was going to earn the tough win , but Cloud Computing (12/1) stormed to the front of the pack after sitting back and waiting for his chance to make his move. That was additionally the year that Barbaro broke down after leaving the starting gate. Said Velazquez of Always Dreaming: "He just got beat". Castellano asked Cloud Computing to go and he responded, rallying through the stretch and catching Classic Empire at the wire.

Author: 0 Vettel: About time Ferrari won again in Monaco

At no other race on the Formula One calendar is qualifying more important than it is on the famous streets of the principality. At the fifty minute mark in the session, Sebastian Vettel & Ferrari chose to show what they can do by putting in a stunning 1:12.759, half a second clear of anyone and more than a second clear of the best time set by Lewis Hamilton .

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal: I nearly destroyed my wrist at French Open

The other British men in the draw all avoided seeded players. "I mean, their level of tennis that they have performed is quite fantastic". I mean, it was my best year, but also last year when I played tournaments on clay, I was not playing so well.

Sports Ariana Grande Suspends Tour Dates After Manchester Attack
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Suspends Tour Dates After Manchester Attack

The Daily Telegraph also reported that chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation, Mohammed Shafiq , had reported Abedi two years ago "because he thought he was involved in extremism and terrorism". Mr Hopkins said the leaked photographs and information published by the New York Times had caused "much distress for families that are already suffering terribly with their loss".

Author: 0 No extra pressure while facing Pakistan : Virat Kohli

Obviously they support England but also India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka ", he said. "And the more you play in English conditions, especially at this time of year, the better you are going to be". "They are our strongest pillars and more they will be in good mindset, it will benefit the team", he added. "So, the fact that all of these players are in good form is crucial for the chances of any team in such a high-profile competition".

Author: 0 Button's F1 return gets off to a mixed start at Monaco GP

Rookie IndyCar Series driver Jack Harvey (50) leads three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves (3) and Sage Karam (21) through a turn, during a recent practice at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "As good partners, you need to recognise when you're delivering and when you are not and we're not delivering on track, which directly impacts their exposure".

Sports Juan Mata speaks out on Jose Mourinho ahead of Europa League final
Author: 0 Juan Mata speaks out on Jose Mourinho ahead of Europa League final

Pogba and Jesse Lingard were both substituted before half-time as Mourinho took no chances ahead of an Ajax match that could give them a second major trophy of the season and seal a place in next season's Champions League. "It makes sense to say it", Mourinho said, when this point of view was put to him, "but I don't feel like that". But who are they? Another change was imminent early in the second half as Eric Bailly looked set to be forced off through injury, only for Matty ...

Author: 0 Pogba, Mkhitaryan lead Man Utd to emotional Europa League triumph

Forty-eight hours after a suicide bomb attack scarred their city, Manchester United fans watched their team's Europa League final victory with a mixture of pain and passion. "Yesterday morning we were devastated". The manager told us the only thing we could do was to win this for them. "It's just a football game, just a trophy, but if we can help or support them with this one per cent it's enough for us".

Author: 0 Race results from NC Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

Jones' aggression would get the best of him, though, as he tried to go inside of Elliot on the front stretch but drove into the infield which resulted in frame damage and his vehicle losing control in Turn 1. Not only did he take home the $1 million, he also recorded his first winning race in a Cup vehicle at Charlotte Motor Speedway . He thought the soft tires could only be used in the final 10-lap segment, and was unaware they could be used in an earlier stage of the event .

Author: 0 Predators lose injured C Ryan Johansen for rest of playoffs

The NHL on Saturday fined Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf $10,000 for the use of what it called an inappropriate remark Thursday night during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against Nashville . It seemed like everyone on the ice was holding a grudge, if not a death wish. "That's for sure. We've proven that time after time", Bieksa said. Nashville trailed 1-0 in each of its three wins in the series .

Sports FA Cup win can't mask Arsenal hurt - Oxlade-Chamberlain
Author: 0 FA Cup win can't mask Arsenal hurt - Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (2L) celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (2R), Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (R) and Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester , north west England, on November 19, 2016.

Author: 0 Billy Horschel secures victory at AT&T Byron Nelson in play-off

Just when James Hahn seized control of the AT&T Byron Nelson he let it slip away. The event shifts next year to the new links-style Trinity Forest Golf Club south of downtown Dallas . Horschel had the top putting percentage this week while world number four Day had made 95 percent of his putts inside five feet this season before missing what appeared to be a routine four-footer to drop the playoff.

Sports Phil Jones: 'Europa League final defining moment for Manchester United'
Author: 0 Phil Jones: 'Europa League final defining moment for Manchester United'

MANCHESTER UNITED face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday - here's our predicted Red Devils line-up for the match. Two cups and Champions League qualification would amount to a successful first season at United . 1 and Argentina's No. 1 to learn from every day in De Gea and Romero. And United impressed in a first-half performance that proved enough to secure a comfortable victory prior to their season-defining trip to Stockholm .

Sports Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid
Author: 0 Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid

Arsenal shareholder Stan Kroenke has this morning committed to the future of the club. The American, who also owns National Football League franchise Los Angeles Rams and MLS outfit Colorado Rapids, increased his shareholding at the Gunners to 67.05 per cent in May 2016 through his company Kroenke Sports Enterprise's purchase of 23 ordinary shares.

Author: 0 Warriors claim West title with another sweep

With the Warriors sweeping the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night, they have advanced to their third straight NBA Finals and await the victor of the Eastern Conference Finals. But the same can be said for the prior series, during which the Cavaliers were missing much more fire power after Kevin Love went down for the season in the first round and Kyrie Irving followed his lead during Game 1 of the Finals.

Sports West Ham sign defender Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City
Author: 0 West Ham sign defender Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City

Pablo Zabaleta was given an emotional send-off at the Etihad after a nine-year career with Man City . Zabaleta will formally begin a two-year deal with the London club on July 1, when his City contract expires. We have known about West Ham's interest in Zabaleta since April , as the club looks to improve a porous defence that conceded 64 goals during the 2016/17 Premier League campaign.

Author: 0 Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

This was the first time in 2017 that Ty Blach received three runs of support this season, and it was a relief to see them early. "It's a little different now", Bochy said when asked about Tomlinson's past experiences in the outfield. Albert Pujols is within striking distance of 600 home runs. "I can't imagine this group - given what they went through past year, given how much they care about each other - (would be) taking anything for granted", Hoyer said.

Sports Boxing Legend Calls McGregor vs. Mayweather 'Garbage'
Author: 0 Boxing Legend Calls McGregor vs. Mayweather 'Garbage'

McGregor, the biggest pay-per-view draw in the UFC promotion, announced earlier this month that he had signed his half of the deal to box against the 40-year-old Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with a 49-0 record. "To my fellow boxing fans, I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of boxing ", De La Hoya wrote. "I think the date really is a function of how long it takes to get a deal done because the reality is, it took a long time for the UFC and Conor to reach an ...

Sports Take That cancel tour date after Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Take That cancel tour date after Manchester terror attack

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all", Take That wrote on Twitter. As soon as we have more info on their upcoming Manchester shows, we'll let you know. Security is monitored at all times to ensure the safety of all our visitors and we have a regular dialogue with the United Kingdom security services and police", a rep for Wembley Arena said.

Sports The Cubs decide to road trip in style as characters from 'Anchorman'
Author: 0 The Cubs decide to road trip in style as characters from 'Anchorman'

The Cubs will look to continue their strong play over the weekend as they head out West to take on the Dodgers for a three-game set between two legitimate World Series contenders. Heyward's leadoff homer in the fifth put the Cubs ahead, and Zobrist connected starting the sixth, a drive halfway up the right-field bleachers. The last two runs were scored in the eighth on a wild pitch by Josh Osich.

Sports Devon Travis hits grand slam to power Blue Jays past Rangers
Author: 0 Devon Travis hits grand slam to power Blue Jays past Rangers

Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki returned after being activated off the disabled list. Donaldson had been out since April 13 with a strained right calf and Tulowitzki had been out since April 21 with a strained right hamstring. "(Throwing inside) is part of the game but I feel there's a lot of balls that get lost up and in on me and it's just one thing else I can (use to) protect my face.

Author: 0 Luiz took pay cut to join Chelsea

It is my first season here in England and I want to say thanks to all the people that voted for me. "It's fantastic to read all the names that won this trophy and to stay with these managers is a great achievement for me". But it's okay. God has given me a lot so I'm very happy with this. In fact, Luiz describes re-signing for Chelseas as "the right decision" and revealed that it involved taking a pay cut from the lucrative package he enjoyed in Paris .

Author: 0 Sarfraz optimistic about Champions Trophy

Pakistan are all set to start their Champions Trophy proceedings with warm-up match against Bangladesh today (Saturday) at Edgbaston. Bangladesh are in their first ICC Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the ICC ODI rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over the last 18 months.

Sports No. 1 Maryland among usual suspects in lacrosse Final Four
Author: 0 No. 1 Maryland among usual suspects in lacrosse Final Four

The Penn State women's lacrosse team will take the field at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro , Massachusetts, on Friday night at 5 p.m. looking to reach its first NCAA title game since it won the championship in 1989. Propelled by goals from Mary Kate O'Neill, Kayla O'Connor, Kenzie Kent (two) and Kate Weeks, the Eagles overcame the Midshipmen's halftime advantage and held the lead for the remainder of the game.

Sports Judge In Turkey Labels Enes Kanter A Terrorist, Orders His Arrest
Author: 0 Judge In Turkey Labels Enes Kanter A Terrorist, Orders His Arrest

Translation: "I am already going to come there to spit on all of your ugly, hate-filled faces". It's yet to be seen if this changes much of anything, but Kanter is better off staying in the United States for the foreseeable future. Nine people were hospitalized in the attack. The politician is a controversial figure in Turkey, and recently his security forces attacked people during a protest in Washington .

Sports Europa League final: Fans celebrate United's Europa triumph after Manchester attack
Author: 0 Europa League final: Fans celebrate United's Europa triumph after Manchester attack

Henrikh Mkhitaryan then doubled the lead by scoring a goal in the early part of the second half. The win means they qualify for the Champions League. "It was hard to train yesterday but the manager told us is that the only thing we could do is win this for them ". United's record leading goalscorer struggled to get game time under Jose Mourinho this season.

Sports Jose Mourinho: Manchester United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Manchester United "fight for titles",

Mourinho, meanwhile, revealed that he has a good idea of the starting XI for the Europa League final, but admitted that he could change his mind based on individual performances until the end of the season. 'It doesn't matter what happens. The club's final game of the domestic season is at home against Crystal Palace , three days before the match in Stockholm.

Author: 0 Celtics Eliminated From Playoffs Following Game 5 Loss to Cleveland

This is the first time the same two teams have faced off in three consecutive NBA Finals , and it's the matchup that most NBA fans - and Warriors majority owner Joe Lacob - wanted. "There are more moments to come where we'll be tested, especially on the West Coast playing against a great team like the Warriors". When the two teams meet in the latest entry of their unique rivalry, it'll be the rubber match .

Sports Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more
Author: 0 Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more

Manchester United sources have laughed off the idea that they would sell Ander Herrera to Barcelona, with the Europa League winners keen to hold on to their player of the season. Mourinho had selected him ahead of Anthony Martial and serial final goalscorer Jesse Lingard , and, truth be told, he was pretty abject until he found the back of the net early in the second half.

Sports Cabrera, Davidson, Garcia lead White Sox over Tigers 8-2
Author: 0 Cabrera, Davidson, Garcia lead White Sox over Tigers 8-2

With the first of the two-game Friday set beginning at 5:10 p.m. ET, both clubs have already promoted a 26th player to their respective rosters ahead of the looming festivities. 2B Tyler Saladino was lifted for a pinch hitter in the fourth because of back spasms and is day to day. "I can just tell you there's positive movement forward", he said.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4

With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. If it was going to happen, let it happen now; let us regroup. But Kevin (Love ) and Kyrie (Irving ) had it going early and they played well, so it kind of got him out of rhythm a little bit in that first half.

Author: 0 Bottas remains confident he can close gap in F1 title race

But as Hamilton's chief rival Vettel , and indeed the rest of the field, improved during the day's second running, Britain's triple world champion and his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas slid down the field. "It's odd what happened to Mercedes , but I'm sure they'll find a way to come back strong Saturday, just like Red Bull", said Vettel. Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive during practice for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de ...

Author: 0 IPL 2017: 5 unsung heroes from the competition

It does not matter which pitch you are playing, in T20 cricket, it is nearly impossible to defend the 128 runs. I would like him to continue doing well. The former New Zealand skipper said though Pune was "not the most skilled side in the tournament", it created an environment for players to excel. However, they couldn't get going with Washington Sundar (0/13 in 4 overs) again proving to be exceptional during the Powerplay overs.

Sports San Antonio book date with Golden State in the West
Author: 0 San Antonio book date with Golden State in the West

The match-up between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs will not only feature the two best teams from this past regular season, but from last year as well, with the sides meeting for the first time in the playoffs during the Warriors' three-year stretch of dominance.