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Howard throws 4-hit shutout to lead TCU past Kansas

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David Hamilton, who booted two balls earlier in the game AND dropped a tag that would've been the third out in an inning in which a run scored after that - makes a great, over-the-shoulder catch in shallow LCF for out number three in a 9-3 victory over nemesis TCU , which swept Texas during the regular season. Read More »

Orioles halt seven-game skid

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He has thrown consecutive quality starts and has shown better command recently. Tillman was 8-6 with a 4.63 ERA in 19 career starts against the Yankees , so he wasn't bad versus them when he took the mound. Over his first four starts this year, Tillman (1-2) hadn't yielded a home run until Gardner launched the game's third pitch over the right field wall. Read More »

Andy Murray addresses time violation controversy after beating Kei Nishikori

Britain's Andy Murray reached his fourth consecutive French Open semi-final with a four-set win over Kei Nishikori on Wednesday in Paris. Stan this tournament has played great. Murray said: "It wasn't the best match". "Obviously for a couple of points after that I was sacked up, because I was frustrated at that moment", he said. Read More »

Penguins Bury Predators and It Wasn't Even Close

The Penguins chased Pekka Rinne with a three-goal barrage in the first period and kept it going against backup Juuse Saros to push the Predators to the brink of elimination for the first time during their run to the final. "That power play got us going", Sheary said. "I don't know what he was trying to do". Game 5 was by far the Penguins best outing of the final, maybe of this playoffs. Read More »

Mats Point: Murray is a tactical 'genius', says Wilander

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When Wawrinka hit a reflex volley passing victor to a corner after a blink-and-you-miss-it exchange as both men stood at the net, he held a set point at 6-5 in the first-set tiebreaker. "Nine or 10 is only 10 percent more", Nadal joked, when asked about the historic nature of his bid to become the first man to win 10 titles at any major. Read More »

Bordeaux tire le premier pour Ferland Mendy — FCGB/OL

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C'est bien sûr l'Olympique de Marseille , mais aussi le FCG Bordeaux, le LOSC , l'OL et l'ASSE. Alors que Monaco et Lyon se croisaient sur le dossier Ferland Mendy depuis plusieurs mois, c'est Bordeaux et Lille qui se trouvent désormais en position de remporter la mise. Read More »

Pro hockey: Predators eye road magic, upset

The Penguins overwhelmed Rinne again, sending Nashville's star goaltender to the bench in Pittsburgh for a second straight game in the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan has called him a game-time decision since. Kessel broke a six-game goal drought - and made Malkin's prediction Wednesday come true - when he scored from the high slot to make it 5-0 at 8:02 of the second. Read More »

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

However, James - who contributed 39 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists on Wednesday - is under no illusion as to the scale of the task facing his team when they meet again at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday. and I think he's having the time of his life out there". The Cavs dug themselves out of a 3-1 hole to dethrone the Warriors last June, but that was a different year and this is a different opponent (hello Kevin Durant ). Read More »

Skipper Virat Kohli criticises team India for fielding against

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Pakistan's fielders possibly felt the same way, a shock to the system after having kept India relatively quiet for 35 overs. Harbhajan lavished praise on Yuvraj Singh for stealing the show against Pakistan with a quick fifty. Riaz himself had come in to complete the 44th over after Mohammad Amir injured himself after bowling just one ball in his ninth over. Whilst he was dismayed by Pakistan's loss to their rivals, Azhar sought to draw some positives from his own performance. Read More »

Murray, and Nadal eye dream final

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Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal , Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. Lendl also refused to buy into the theory that it might be to Murray's advantage that he has played more tennis here than any of the other three semi-finalists, Wawrinka, Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem having won all their matches in straight sets. Read More »

Kohli credits Sri Lanka for seizing the moment

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed that the South African captain would have to undergo a late fitness test which would determine his availability for the game against the Men in Blue. That fact is also present. They enjoyed the ball coming onto the bat nicely and hitting them off to the boundaries as well. We're playing against a team. Read More »

Thiem dépouille Djokovic et rejoint Nadal en demi-finale — Roland-Garros

Il y a eu beaucoup de changements dans mon équipe. "Ce n'est pas évident de prendre ce genre de décision", a-t-il dit, assurant qu'il "adorait" encore le tennis . "J'essaie seulement de sentir ce qui est le mieux pour moi", a également affirmé Djokovic, après avoir perdu en trois sets et, fait rarissime, en prenant une "bulle" dans la dernière manche (7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-0) contre le 7e mondial. Read More »

Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson

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In a dramatic night in politics, senior nationalists were ousted from the House of Commons - with former first minister Alex Salmond and SNP depute leader Angus Robertson among those who were defeated as the Scottish Tories had their best result in a General Election for more than three decades. Read More »

Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins take 3-2 lead over Nashville Predators

The Penguins chased Pekka Rinne with a three-goal barrage in the first period and kept it going against backup Juuse Saros to push the Predators to the brink of elimination for the first time during their run to the final. Sheary took a pretty feed from Crosby and sent it by Saros 1:19 into the second to push Pittsburgh's lead to four. Rinne, the playoff leader in wins and goals-against average, rebounded in a big way for Games 3 and 4 in Nashville, limiting Pittsburgh to a just ... Read More »

Astros' Keuchel on 10-day disabled list with neck discomfort

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McCullers and Royals starter Jason Hammel were locked up in a pitcher's duel for seven innings. Astros manager A.J. Hinch said after the contest that Keuchel was scratched due to illness. Hammel, focused on the prospect of Reddick stealing, started a pickoff move but then sort of just.lost his balance or something, causing him to bobble the ball. Read More »

L'OM repasse à l'action pour Gomis — Mercato

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Une nouvelle réunion s'est tenue cette semaine entre les dirigeants de l'OM et une deuxième proposition a été formulée". Les propos de notre confrère sont retranscrits par le site Le Phocéen : " Les agents de Gomis ont eu un nouveau rendez-vous dans la semaine avec l'OM. Read More »

French Open 2017: Storms hit Roland Garros, quarter-final action under threat

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Agassi has left Paris already, but the defending champion is firmly in the hunt for a 13th Grand Slam title. "I am in the quarter-finals, and I am healthy and I am playing well". "But it is different conditions, it's best of five, it's a Grand Slam". The French Open is reaching its twilight stages with the quarter-finals beginning today. Read More »

Apple launches Homepod, takes aim at Amazon's Echo

Well, this new internet connected speaker , which lines up at just under 7-inches tall, prioritises sound quality alongside its smart credentials. The product is officially called the HomePod and it is created to use spatial awareness to sense its location in the room and adjust audio accordingly. Read More »

Hokies hire baseball coach John Szefc away from Terps

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He said in a statement he was attracted to Virginia Tech in part by the prospect of returning to the ACC , as well as the ongoing renovation of English Field at Union Park , scheduled to be completed by the start of next season. He was named the Northeastern Conference Coach of the Year in 1997. It fired coach Patrick Mason at the conclusion of the season after four years. "I'm thrilled, humbled and honored to begin this new challenge at Virginia Tech", Szefc said in the statement. Read More »

Roland-Garros : Nouvelle désillusion pour Monfils, éliminé par Wawrinka

Gael Monfils , seul tricolore encore en lice, a du rendre les armes ce lundi, dominé en trois manches par un Stan Wawrinka très solide. Ce dernier se retrouve ainsi qualifié pour les huitièmes de finale. Il n'a pu le faire que pendant 2h43 et laisse son adversaire courir vers le dernier carré. Le Britannique accède ainsi pour la septième fois aux quarts de finale de Roland-Garros. Read More »

Le programme du lundi 5 juin — Roland-Garros

Wawrinka n'a d'ailleurs pas concédé le moindre set depuis le début du tournoi. Après deux premiers tours faciles, il a profité au troisième de l'abandon de Richard Gasquet . Il n'a, comme le Majorquin, pas lâché un seul set en cours de route et a retrouvé un haut niveau à Roland-Garros où il a écœuré lors de ses derniers matches deux joueurs imprévisibles: l'Ukrainien Alexandr Dolgopolov puis l'Italien Fabio Fognini. Read More »

The astounded reaction to Andy Murray's epic clash against Stan Wawrinka

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He deflected overheads. In sum, Murray generally made Wawrinka work so hard to get any shot past him. Today I think he's less confident. They've also won two Australian Open titles, including in January, and last year's U.S. That match pits a pair of players with three Grand Slam titles apiece. Murray prevailed in a tense struggle. The Swiss netted a forehand return as Murray bagged the opening set. Read More »

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 »