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Both games of Tigers-Yankees split doubleheader postponed


The Tigers next host the Orioles for a three-game series starting Tuesday. Game 1 was scratched about three hours before the scheduled first pitch, with Game 2 called in the early afternoon. The Yankees and Tigers will try to play a split doubleheader on Sunday. The team said that fans unable to attend the rescheduled games may exchange their unused tickets at any time for any future regular season game (at equal or lesser price) in the next 12 months, excluding Opening Day 2019. Read More »

Manchester City Win Premier League Title After United Flop


He would have been a little surprised the way the title has been rubber-stamped in City's favour. 'Golf, my son, friends. While still nine points from safety, it was an awesome end to a match that had started with Livermore showing composure that belied his role as a midfield enforcer as he cut away from Victor Lindelof to be denied by David De Gea . Read More »

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski will not attend start of Patriots' offseason program


Gronkowski is still under contract through the 2019 National Football League season, as he still has two years left on his six-year, $54 million extension with $19 million left in both base salary and bonuses. He is not expected to participate in the voluntary workouts either. Quarterback Tom Brady will also not attend because he is on a business trip to Qatar. Read More »

Marte's 5 hits help Pirates, Nova beat Marlins 7-3


Corey Dickerson didn't ask for permission with the game on the line. "We've had a lot of hit batsmen here, for whatever reason", Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Quite honestly, I didn't feel that great". Marlins: C J.T. Realmuto (back) homered in his first rehab assignment with Single-A Jupiter on Saturday. Read More »

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid leaves for Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia


As we believe that the Arab national security is an integral and indivisible system, we have presented to you an initiative to deal with the challenges facing the Arab countries, titled 'Enhancing Arab National Security to Face Joint Challenges, ' stressing the importance of developing the Arab League and its system. Read More »

Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians


Meanwhile, in the first match of the day, Delhi registered their first win in three matches as they beat Mumbai by seven wickets off the last ball of the match. "It's nice to get out there and take a few wickets". But soon after that, Rahul Tewatia applied the brakes and send Lewis back, who was caught by Jason Roy at mid-off. Read More »

Guardiola fears Man City could still falter in title race

While there has always been an inevitability about Manchester City's fifth top-tier league title in English football, even manager Pep Guardiola probably never envisaged the ease with which it would ultimately be achieved. It was not realistic in the beginning, what they have done. I have seen many teams win it as champions for the whole season, and it's the first case for us. Read More »

Celtic rout Rangers to reach Scottish Cup final


Rangers also won last weekend, with the Gers getting the better of Dundee 4-0 at Ibrox in the league. We will be playing the role of Brendan Rodgers and will be choosing the starting XI, as well as predicting how the team will line-up on the pitch. Read More »

OU President Suffers Minor Stroke During Stoops' Statue Ceremony


Near the end of a speech honoring Stoops, Boren experienced "discomfort and dizziness" according to the school and was taken to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Jim Gallogly, who was in attendance at the statue unveiling, will become the university's new president July 1. Stoops retired as Oklahoma's all-time winningest coach prior to the 2017 season. Read More »

Mike Woodson Wants to Finish What He Started, Would Love to Return


At the end of the day, you want to come to NY, based on my body of work there. "I think they will make the right decisions, so we have to trust them". Woodson was sacked by the Knicks in 2014 after leading the franchise for two seasons, but isn't expected to be a top candidate. Woodson joined Rivers in Los Angeles and the Clippers were title contenders until just falling short of the playoffs this month. Read More »

Potential Real Madrid lineup against Malaga


Everyone has their own opinion on whether it was a penalty or not, I'm not going to discuss that, but I'm angry that people are talking of a robbery . "We did very well and we're in the semifinals". Málaga probably realize that it's a little too late to do anything about their situation while Madrid's only interest in LaLiga is to keep players competitive, engaged and with spirits high in readiness to contest the only trophy they have left to play for this season - the Champions ... Read More »

Salah on the brink of breaking Premier League record


He added: "I love our history but it is not allowed to compare us constantly". "Weeks ago I said to Mo after a game, "That's a situation where you have to pass". "I watched the second leg against Barcelona - that was outstandingly good". Roma will need to keep Salah quiet to have any hope of progressing to the Champions League final in Kiev on May 26. Read More »

Newcastle United 2-1 Arsenal


His inclusion in the side is one of six changes from the midweek draw against CSKA Moscow in the Europa League with record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Iwobi also returning to Wenger's side. Ritchie tested Cech before 18-year-old Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock's poor finish wasted an opportunity to mark his Premier League debut with a goal. Read More »

Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins collapses as he leads Commonwealth Games marathon


Mark Peters, chief executive of the local organising committee, said they would be investigating whether there had been an excessive delay in getting help to Hawkins. After retaining his Commonwealth title, Shelley said he had also been struggling with the hot conditions. "I'm just concerned for his welfare", Cram said, "He hit his head on the barrier". Read More »

Potential Manchester United lineup against West Bromwich Albion


In defence , Phil Jones and Daley Blind are back from injury after spending a significant amount of time out on the sidelines. A CASE OF alleged racial abuse against West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been dropped after an Independent Regulatory Commission ruled that the allegations could not be proven. Read More »

Giroud powers Chelsea to victory against Southampton

Despite appearing to be in the ascendancy early on, Chelsea's lack of craft meant Southampton was comfortable, and that encouragement ultimately led to the home side breaking the deadlock. The most important thing is to always play with a great intensity, with a great will to fight from the start until the end. The Italian sensationally steered the Blues from their 10th placed finish in 2015/16 to their Premier League title in his first season in English football. Read More »

Self-belief helped Madrid through quarter-final panic attack


I'm happy and proud of how we played, we made the impossible possible". And as so often, it was left to Ronaldo to have the last say, the Portuguese blasting the penalty into the top corner to break courageous Juve's hearts and get Real Madrid out of jail as they progress, by the skin of their teeth, to the last four of the competition. Read More »

Daryl Worley arrested, tasered after allegedly passing out in vehicle on highway


Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley has been arrested. The source tells 6abc Action News a call came in for a vehicle blocking a highway in South Philadelphia. He had 64 tackles, two interceptions in 10 pass deflections last season in Carolina. Worley pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor assault charge during his college career at West Virginia, and the Panthers made a decision to move on from the young defensive back after two seasons. Read More »

UEFA Hit Liverpool, Guardiola With Disciplinary Charge


The cause of Liverpool in the tournament was arguably helped in the night's other Champions League quarter-final second leg on Tuesday, as Roma produced a stunning fightback to beat Barcelona 3-0 in the Italian capital and progress on away goals. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria drop to 9th Position


She said that excellent infrastructure spread across its network nationwide, and a stellar team of in-house coaches and support staff, had given the RSPB an unparalleled ecosystem for 29 sporting disciplines under its belt. But with Adams away to the professional ranks, Whiteside finally stepped up to seize her chance with victory over Northern Ireland's Carly McNaul to claim the Commonwealth Games flyweight title on the Gold Coast . Read More »

New Zealand stun Fiji to seal Commonwealth rugby double


Sunday was Walsh's last day as head coach of a women's team which has raised the national profile of the sport. "They held their composure, like we did", Walsh said. England dominated possession in their final and ran in four tries to secure third place in the first time women's sevens has been included at the games. Read More »

Ramirez homers in victorious return to Red Sox lineup


The team's gained 7.3 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 1.9 units against the spread (ATS). He did miss time during last September with a wrist injury , though. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.13, along with a K-per-9 of 8.41. Martinez did big damage in limited action against the Orioles last season, belting three homers with eight RBI's in seven at bats, and he went 2 for 4 with an RBI in Friday's win. Read More »

Stephen Curry Progressing, to be Re-Evaluated in One Week


After Saturday's win, he called Golden State's defense in the past month 'subpar'. Both teams are on shakier ground than they have been in years heading into this year's playoffs, despite being two of the more consistently elite National Basketball Association teams over the past five years. Read More »

Jordan Ayew says Swansea City are good enough to beat the drop


The result moved them onto 33 points from as many games - five points clear of third-bottom Southampton. Swansea had scored only once in the three games top-scorer Ayew had sat out following his red card at Huddersfield last month. The Swansea keeper was similarly sharp in keeping out Bolasie's follow-up but that rebound struck Naughton and crossed the line before Alfie Mawson could hack clear. Read More »

Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino send Liverpool into last four


UEFA have since levelled a formal charge of improper conduct at Pep and he could well face suspension in the early stages of next year's competition as a result. Gabriel Jesus scored after two minutes to fuel the home fans with hope and City then launched wave after wave of attacks to pin Liverpool back. Read More »

Del Piero questions Buffon criticism of referee Oliver


Buffon was sent-off, in his possible last game in the UEFA Champions League, for protesting. English referee Michael Oliver shows a read card to Juventus' Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon . Let the pitch do the talking. Costa could have ended up seeing his current club drawn against his parent side in Friday's semi final draw if Max Allegri's men had managed to see off Real at Santiago Bernabeu. Read More »

Vettel flies to pole as Hamilton struggles at Chinese Grand Prix

Ferrari , flummoxed after losing the lead, did not pull Raikkonen in, but rather left him on track in the hope that he could help Vettel get back past Bottas. His teammate Verstappen had a more dramatic time of things. Vettel, who clinched pole with his final lap, said: 'I was happy with the whole lap, not just the last sector. Read More »

Mourinho: What I told Pogba after the Manchester derby

Paul Pogba celebrating a win against Manchester City . United manager Jose Mourinho obviously doesn't expect Pogba to do that every game, as it would be ridiculous of any manager anywhere to expect this kind of production from any individual. Read More »