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Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

Boston got back within one in the seventh on a Jackie Bradley Jr. Price was outstanding against the Orioles in his second start of the season, showing off the stuff, command and efficiency you'd expect from someone of his stature. "I don't want to be out there throwing 100 pitches or 90 pitches through five innings". He would be able to come back with a relatively quick third inning, but that was the only one of those for the Orioles starter in this one. Read More »

Women's semifinals feature long shots and favorites

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The 42-year-old added: "I think she is fearless". So after being down 2-1 in the third set, Ostapenko grabbed the last five games, smiling and shouting and pumping her fist at the end. Fans on the showcase Philippe Chatrier and Suzanne Lenglen courts booed when it was announced that the men's quarter-finals were being pushed back to Wednesday. Read More »

Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

Spectators have always been advised to get to sporting events early and they could miss the key part of Thursday's Champions Trophy opener between England and Bangladesh at the Oval if they aren't in on time. We just wanted to give him an extended run'. Currently, the England cricket team is slightly tough with their strength. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. Read More »

India are not invincible, says Kohli

Mathews blasted an unbeaten 52 off 45 balls and Gunaratne 34 off 21 to cap the most successful run chase in the 44-year history of ODIs at The Oval . Both sides are searching for a first victory. Instead, Gunathilaka and Mendis put on a partnership of 159, riding their luck at times, but also with smart and subtle batting that confounded India's bowlers. Read More »

Abby Wambach rips tournament for disqualifying young girl with short hair

According to the WOWT story, the Springfield Soccer Club declined an request interview. The team had succeeded to the final of the Springfield Girls Soccer Invitational but suddenly saw themselves disqualified after the organisers believed that she was a boy, probably because she had the shortest haircut in the team. Read More »

LeBron lauds unrivalled Warriors firepower

Bigger than all of them and all of that. Iguodala's block this time. James has defied the odds before, perhaps most impressively a year ago against Golden State when his Cavaliers were the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1. Read More »

Victoire de Bauhaus au sprint — Critérium du Dauphiné

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Il s'est adjugé le second sprint massif de l'épreuve devant les Français Arnaud Démare, vainqueur du premier lundi, et Bryan Coquard. Premier belge, Oliver Naesen (AG2R La Mondiale) est 10e. Mais j'en doute, surtout avec la descente qui suit. "Je pense que c'est le meilleur grimpeur du monde actuellement", affirmait en début de semaine Romain Bardet. Read More »

Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

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It also piled the pressure back onto the 12-time Grand Slam victor to prove that he is still a contender at the majors following a second-round exit at the Australian Open in January. They will be second on Court Philippe Chatrier, after top-ranked Andy Murray takes on third-seeded Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion. For the best experience discover, which has comprehensive coverage of the French Open with live feeds from all the match courts, allowing viewers to select their own matches ... Read More »

Fitness key to Andy Murray revival, says coach Ivan Lendl

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In the semi-finals, Murray will face third-seeded Swiss Stan Wawrinka , who beat Croat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. In the other semifinal, Rafael Nadal squares off against Dominic Thiem in an intriguing clash that will follow the battle between these two. Read More »

LeBron James played an all-time Finals game and lost

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He's been brilliant this series - better than he ever was against the Cavs in the first two Finals. Forget the 2011 Mavericks, the 2014 Spurs, and certainly the 2015 Warriors - the other teams to beat James in the Finals. They have a mid-level exception of $5.1 million they can offer a free agent, own the rights to Turkish player Cedi Osman and about $9.3 million in various trade exceptions. Read More »

Champions Trophy: David Warner accuses CA of trying to wreck Australia's campaign

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But on Tuesday night CA posted a video, recorded before the meetings, in which executive general manager and head negotiator Kevin Roberts picked holes in the ACA's pay proposal. But at the end of the day we're here to win and if CA want to try and help us win I think they wouldn't be releasing videos like that. "I think if we're truly going to be contenders for this tournament, we need to beat the best teams - and Australia are one of the best teams", he said. Read More »

Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem in French Open semifinals

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He then looked in control of the fourth but it was Wawrinka who dominated the tie-break and by the decider Murray had nothing left. He has never lost in the final or a major, and there are several reasons why you might want to support his cause this time around. Read More »

The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch

As the Cavs and Warriors get set for Game 4, take a look at who has changed the most since they entered the National Basketball Association. Besides one other free throw from Smith, those were the only points scored by a Cavalier not named LeBron or Kyrie Irving to that point in the fourth quarter, and would be the last points Cleveland scored in the game Wednesday night. Read More »

Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

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Although her brother couldn't make it to the bee to watch her, her mother, Priya Balasubramanian, spent Wednesday cheering her on from the audience. There were no other spellers among the field of 291 younger than 8 years old, and the majority of the competitors are six to eight years older than Fuller. Read More »

Big Three came to play for Penguins in Game 5

For two decades now, good (and occasionally great) National Hockey League teams have tried and failed to win back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. "That was", coach Mike Sullivan said, "hands down the best game that we've played in this series to this point". Read More »

Totti could've played for any big club - Ramos hails Roma great

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AS Roma's captain Francesco Totti delivers a speech during a ceremony following his last match with AS Roma after the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Genoa on May 28, 2017 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. "I'm proud and happy to have given you 28 years of love". "It is so deep that I can not imagine stopping to feed it". I'm ready for a new challenge'. Read More »

Espanyol and Tottenham Hotspur End Pau Lopez Talks

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Lopez told radio station Onda Cero (via the London Evening Standard ): "We'll see what happens". Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen says that he hopes the north London club can keep hold of their main assets this summer so that they can "push together" for greater things next season. Read More »

Australia denied Champions Trophy against Bangladesh

Australia's sense of frustration was compounded by the fact that at 83 for 1, they were well ahead of the 20-over Duckworth-Lewis-Stern par score of 48 despite having only batted 16 overs. Mitchell Starc took 4 for 29 in his 8.3 overs. This gesture of the player makes Bangladesh somehow being upset. He grabbed three wickets from the 43rd over, including that of Iqbal. Read More »

Penguins on brink of Stanley Cup after blowout win

In three games in Pittsburgh, two of which he was pulled, he's allowed 11 goals against. The series is tied at 2-2 after both teams won whenever they were on home ice in the first 4 games. It was a risky play from a player who should probably know better based on his own concussion history, however, it illustrated the kind of attitude Crosby had brought to what was a pivotal Game 5. Read More »

Steve Kerr has flawless response to legends saying they could beat Warriors

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At this point it wouldn't be surprising to see Dominique Wilkins come out and say his Atlanta Hawks would dominate the Warriors. "It's just kind of comedy for me", Steph Curry said after the Warriors' shootaround Friday morning. "I don't know. I can't explain it". " They're all right", Kerr said of the pundits who reckon Golden State would get outplayed by elite teams from past generations. Read More »

Novak Djokovic gets blown out in straight sets at French Open

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Andy Murray knows he will have to be at his best again if he is to defeat Stan Wawrinka and reach the French Open final for the second consecutive year. The same symbols are also displayed on the inside frame of his racket. The Djoker has struggled for form all year long, and he was far from his best in Paris over the last two weeks. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017 | Cavaliers vs. Warriors picks, prediction

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The Cavaliers are nearly as prolific as the Warriors, with all those stretchy snipers spaced around LeBron James , and they will need to be as comfortable at Oracle Arena as they were at TD Garden. Up until the final frame, the shooting guard was unstoppable, scoring 36 points. This time they had to play five games before eliminating the Boston Celtics at 4-1. Read More »

French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

She served out the match at love. The teen will play against 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the semifinals at Roland Garros . Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko defeated Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the French Open women's singles final. Read More »