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LEADING OFF: Pujols at 2999, Dodgers-Padres in Mexico

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Dodgers great Fernando Valenzuela, a native of Mexico who set off "Fernandomania" when he became an L.A. fan favorite in the 1980s, began the night by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch in front of 21,536 spectators at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey. Read More »

Mark Williams leads by three going into final session

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As for Higgins' immediate future, he has four sessions - and potentially 35 frames - of snooker over the next two days to try to match Ronnie O'Sullivan as a five-time world champion. There is work to do for Williams if he is to reach a fourth World Championship final, although he has battled to remain in touch in his last-four contest. Read More »

Louis Cardinals Lose Yadier Molina To Injury

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Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina underwent surgery Saturday night after being hit in his groin area by a foul ball in that afternoon's game at Busch Stadium, according to president of baseball operations John Mozeliak. Louis manager Mike Matheny said after the game. "He just couldn't go anywhere". Catcher Willson Contreras will bat leadoff Sunday night for only the third time in his career as the Cubs try to avoid a three-game sweep by the rival Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Jason Day storms into Wells Fargo Championship lead

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Watney hasn't won in almost six years. He finished at 12-under 272. Nick Watney overcame a double bogey on the par-5 10th hole with four birdies over his last six holes for a 66. "I'm driving it better than I ever have before in my career". Day put his approach in the right rough at 18 but lofted his third onto the green and sank a seven-foot par putt for a two-stroke triumph. Read More »

IPL 2018: MI remain in play-off hunt, beat KKR by 13 runs

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The victory keeps Mumbai's hopes of reaching the play-offs alive while Kolkata stay in third place on the eight-team table. The match in a tweet: Despite spending most of the campaign at the bottom, Mumbai make it three wins from four games and are now staring down a playoffs spot! Pandya's 35 off 20 balls helped lift them to a total that proved too much for Kolkata - who toiled in the middle of their reply. Read More »

Wenger: Thank You, Arsenal Fans, I'll Miss You

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He has been inspirational", the 22-year-old said. Long has had mixed fortunes in Burnley's backline but was one of the best players on the pitch against Brighton last weekend. "Whether you agree or disagree, he goes to that extent to believe that". He also scrapped proposals to build a pillar in the home dressing room because he saw it as a potential barrier to communication. Read More »

Guardiola tells players to relish title win as records add up

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Manchester City have lifted the Premier League trophy. To move on to the next image, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device simply swipe. "Going back-to-back will be tough but we accept the challenge". "The title belongs to us". "We have awesome facilities, but the club became what they did because of the players". Back in 2010, the pundit was tasked with showering us all with his innate insight and knowledge on summer transfers and the real gem came when discussing Toure. Read More »

Virat Kohli to play for Surrey in June

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But the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) said they did not want to get involved in an experiment in a high-profile series."We have been saying this all along that we are experimenting with pink ball cricket in the Duleep Trophy (India's domestic competition) and that's it for now", said Rai. Read More »

The change Yankees' Sonny Gray's personal catcher sees in him

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He probably goes up there looking for a breaking ball in that spot, gets it, and hammers it. SportsTime Ohio will broadcast this AL matchup and the game gets going at 1:05 p.m. Said Gray , "I trust that guy completely. Really exciting for me to come through for my team there". So, what happens is it's blurry, so there's nothing that we can see definitive. Read More »

Carl Froch: "David Haye should retire"

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Haye (28-4, 26 KOs), once the most exciting heavyweight in the world, was left flat on his face in the fifth round. Bellew said American Ward "wants the fight" despite being retired. Bellew has ruled out facing English rival Anthony Joshua, the WBA-IBF-WBO world champion who is in talks to face America's WBC king, Deontay Wilder. Read More »

Premier League Giants Preparing £44m Move For Anthony Martial

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Martial was considered to be one of the most exciting young talents in Europe when he joined United from Monaco in a £36m deal back in 2015 and he enjoyed a positive start to life at Old Trafford . United chiefs are said to share Mourinho's concerns over Martial, who gave another listless display in the defeat against Brighton on Friday night. Read More »

Stoke City relegated from the Premier League after Crystal Palace loss

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As Stoke City held more possession in hopes to find the victor, Ryan Shawcross's interception gave Patrick van Aanholt a clear cut chance and the Dutch player did not miss it making the scoreline 1-2 to Crystal Palace . Their relegation after weeks of defying the prophets of doom seemed assured as the game against Spurs went into added time but Livermore forced the ball over the line from close range in a manic finish. Read More »

How Brighton pulled off the unthinkable to secure their Premier League survival

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The youngster has struggled for game time following the January arrival of Alexis Sanchez, with Jose Mourinho often preferring the Chilean over Rashford and Anthony Martial . But the Belgium worldwide was sent to Antwerp for treatment on his ankle and prior to United's match against Brighton Mourinho said he was positive the 24-year-old could be ready for Wembley. Read More »

Europa Semi-Final : Salzburg v Marseille

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It was Amadou Haidara's poked effort and a Bouna Sarr own goal forced the game into extra time. However, Marseille showed their character with just four minutes remaining of extra-time after Portuguese defender Rolando grabbed a dramatic victor from a corner. Read More »

Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview 05/04/18

New Orleans outrebounded the Warriors 54 to 44 and finished with a 19-12 advantage in second-chance points. He's also seen sticking his foot out on a Curry jumper early in the first quarter. Green got into Rondo's face after the attempted trip; there was no break in the action following Rondo's apparent attempt to swipe at Curry because he missed. Read More »

Rafa Benitez bemoans costly 'mistakes' after Newcastle lose third successive game

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Watford boss Javi Gracia , meanwhile, was delighted by his side's display as they secured their top-flight status, but was disappointed they allowed Newcastle back into the match. If you see our results, you see the points we get with home games, where we feel better. Javi Gracia was feeling lucky after the game, admitting Newcastle had improved during the match and had chances to get a draw. Read More »

HBO Boxing: Golovkin vs. Martirosyan Results

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Tomorrow night was meant to be the biggest fight of the year in boxing in a planned rematch between middleweight kingpin Gennady Golovkin and his Mexican rival Canelo Alvarez . He caught me a few times in the first round. "The second round, it was true business". GGG tagged his man hard early on in the second. In the meantime, will Golovkin go to 38-0-1 on Saturday. Read More »

Braves Hammer Mets 11-0 to Complete Sweep of NY

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He had an MRI, then was checked Thursday by Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek. He initially felt pain in the third inning after swinging in his final at-bat of the game. Kurt Suzuki, Acuna and Nick Markakis homered as Atlanta built a 6-0 lead against Jason Vargas (0-2), and 21-year-old Ozzie Albies went deep off an equally shaky Matt Harvey . Read More »

Darren Moore: 'West Bromwich Albion have started to mend fan relationship'

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Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham Hotspur must be more clinical after the 1-0 defeat on Saturday that kept alive West Bromwich Albion's hopes of remaining in the Premier League. Jake Livermore grabbed a stoppage-time victor against his old club as Tottenham went down 1-0 at The Hawthorns. Then the Baggies enjoyed yet another incredible reprieve when a Southampton victory at Everton in the late game, which would have confirmed their relegation, was prevented by a 96th minute equaliser ... Read More »

Nashville came out ready to play in Game 4

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Then Connor scored again, his first multi-goal postseason game, with 2:59 remaining. Before the game, they took swings with a sledgehammer at a junked jet parked outside the arena's front door. A big part of that was the play of the Predators' vaunted defense corps, including Josi and Subban, who Nashville coach praised highly post-game, saying he had "a monster game" and "was a beast out there". Read More »

Once the Mets' ace, Matt Harvey will be designated for assignment

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Scott Boras, Harvey's agent, said in a text message that the bullpen was tough for Harvey to work on all of his pitches. That continued into this year, as Harvey now has an ERA of 7.00 in 27 innings. The following season, he went 9-5 with a 2.27 ERA, as giddy Mets fans celebrated each of his starts like a holiday, called "Harvey Day". NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets said nighty-night to the Dark Knight. Read More »

Pens nip Caps to even series...Preds, Jets tied at 2 apiece

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The trio was on the ice when Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel punched in a rebound for the first goal 9:21 into the second period. Guentzel also helped Washington get back in it, however, by immediately committing a pair of penalties outside his own zone, the first of which resulted in a power-play goal for the Capitals . Read More »

Don't Blame Me For Chelsea Selling Mohamed Salah - Antonio Conte

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Napoli can be considering Antonio Conte if Chelsea lure coach Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge. "I think this is not the right moment to speak about this". "This could be a good opportunity for us", Conte said on Friday. But this season I'm seeing him very clinical. I knew him when he played in Italy. Salah has thrived at Liverpool and could come back to haunt his former club when the Reds travel to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday - MATCH PREVIEW . Read More »

Nearly 90% of Tickets Sold for the World Cup in Russian Federation

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Infantino has said that he believes the deals together could be worth $25 billion in a 12-year cycle and has put his plans to FIFA's Council saying they are backed by an, as yet unnamed, global consortium of investors. Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Infantino concurred, confirming that Russia is " absolutely ready " to host the tournament, which will kick off at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14 and run through July 15. Read More »

Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City this summer

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And as Guardiola prepared his side to face Huddersfield on Sunday and Brighton on Wednesday in two home games, the manager confirmed that the Ivory Coast worldwide will be leaving the Etihad Stadium this summer. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will leave the club at the end of the season, Pep Guardiola said at a news conference on Friday. One of the most lovely farewells a player can receive. Read More »