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Tendulkar won't 'judge India after every game' Tendulkar won't 'judge India after every game'
- May 28, 2019

Either he or Khawaja would seem to be the odd man out in Australia's World Cup line-up, with selectors intent on playing all-rounders Glenn Maxwell (36) and Marcus Stoinis (32). Warner is however Australia's fourth most prolific one-day opener in history. He is of the opinion that the clash of June 16 should not attract too much focus as the main goal for Team India is to win the World Cup for the third time after 1983 and 2011. (more...)
Blues defenseman out Game 1 Blues defenseman out Game 1
- May 28, 2019

Louis. The Bruins Brad Marchand sends the Blues Brayden Schenn into the Boston bench during first period action. Kuraly broke a 2-2 tie early in the third period as the Bruins fourth line continues to produce in these playoffs. But the Bruins outshot the Blues 18-3 in the second period - and 38-20 in the game - to take the opener in the best-of-seven series. The rest of the contest was all Bruins, as they outshot the Blues 30-12 over the final 40 minutes. (more...)
Bill Buckner dies after battling dementia Bill Buckner dies after battling dementia
- May 28, 2019

In a statement to ESPN , Buckner's widow, Jody, said that her husband had suffered from Lewy Body Dementia . The team was leading the Mets in the series three games to two, and a win in Game 6 would've ended it there, with the Red Sox victorious. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms
- May 28, 2019

Meanwhile, Gilbert will not speak at the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday as scheduled. We will update this story when we know more. The Detroit News reports he was admitted to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital early Sunday morning. "Our collective thoughts and prayers remain with Dan for a speedy recovery". Further details on Gilbert's current condition have not been released, and in a statement to The Detroit News , his family have requested privacy while he recuperates. (more...)
Red Sox Flight To Houston Diverted To Detroit Due To Mechanical Issue Red Sox Flight To Houston Diverted To Detroit Due To Mechanical Issue
- May 28, 2019

After a period of circling over southern Ontario, the flight continued on to Detroit Metro Airport, where it landed safely. Springer, who is batting.308 this season with an AL-leading 17 home runs and 43 RBIs, suffered the injury trying to make a sliding catch on a foul ball in the eighth inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox . (more...)
Rafael Nadal cruises through at Roland Garros Rafael Nadal cruises through at Roland Garros
- May 28, 2019

After taking the second set, Paul led 4-0 in the tie-break but could not hang onto his advantage. Rafael Nadal got his French Open campaign underway at Roland-Garros with a comfortable 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Yannick Hanfmann . Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, and last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem both went through unscathed. Later, even he couldn't explain why he had done it, and not waited until the end of the match, as is traditional. (more...)
Newcastle takeover: Bin Zayed Group release statement on £350m Newcastle deal Newcastle takeover: Bin Zayed Group release statement on £350m Newcastle deal
- May 28, 2019

Although he does not yet have any direct experience in running a football club, there is a strong history of it in his family. They also questioned what the priority of the founder of the Bin Zayed Group - a leading group of businesses with diverse interests in the local and global markets - would be. (more...)
Nadal, Djokovic Cruise Through at Roland Garros Nadal, Djokovic Cruise Through at Roland Garros
- May 28, 2019

Serena walked out in a short skirt with black and white zebra stripes and a matching cape emblazoned with the words: "Mother, champion, queen, goddess" in French. Serena debuted her outfit against Russian world number 71 Vitalia Diatchenko on Philippe-Chatrier in Monday's round of 128, and it looked to have brought her no luck at all as she lost the first set 6-2, looking visibly annoyed at her performance on the clay court, and prompting many observers to believe she was ill prepared for ... (more...)
Du Plessis, Amla power South Africa to 338/7 Du Plessis, Amla power South Africa to 338/7
- May 27, 2019

These will look to turn the tables for South Africa and their preparations will start from facing in their first warm-up match against Srilanka. However Karunaratne who is in good nick with the bat on his debut as ODI captain scored his second successive half century - 87 off 92 balls to help keep his team in the run chase. (more...)
Lampard hoping Derby can follow Chelsea’s example as history beckons Lampard hoping Derby can follow Chelsea’s example as history beckons
- May 27, 2019

Prince William , a devoted Aston Villa fan, looked on from a private box in the stadium and celebrated after the final whistle. The Duke of Cambridge revealed his nerves ahead of the £170million match, telling BBC Sport last weekend: "I'm incredibly excited". (more...)
Pochettino upbeat about Kane ahead of Champions League final Pochettino upbeat about Kane ahead of Champions League final
- May 27, 2019

However, former Tottenham midfielder Hoddle believes Spurs should avoid rushing Kane back into the starting line up due to the intensity and pace of the final against Liverpool FC. "But they're not in great form so a longer break will help them forget the bad form and focus on this one game". After the final we will have time to talk'. (more...)
3-time Grand Slam champion Kerber loses opener in Paris 3-time Grand Slam champion Kerber loses opener in Paris
- May 27, 2019

Roger Federer entered a refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015, greeted by the sun peeking through the clouds and the full-throated support of spectators in their designer sunglasses, straw hats and sweaters tied over their shoulders. (more...)
De Ligt Hints At A Man United Move Through His Instagram Activity De Ligt Hints At A Man United Move Through His Instagram Activity
- May 27, 2019

De Ligt is widely expected to join Spanish champions Barcelona , despite suggestions in the Spanish media that the deal has hit a stumbling block that could allow United to step in and sign the 19-year-old. "A lot has been said and written". That's how it is. "You look at what's the best for you, you need to make your own decision". The former defender is of the opinion that Ajax's teenage wonderkid would "suit the club very well". (more...)
Chelsea's Kante to miss Europa League final with new injury Chelsea's Kante to miss Europa League final with new injury
- May 27, 2019

There have even been reports that Sarri will leave the club after this season and will be replaced by club legend Frank Lampard. "I'm very happy to stay in the Premier League ". With the season over, save for the Europa League final , we don't yet know who the club will be parting ways with aside from a few obvious ones - Danny Welbeck , Petr Cech , Aaron Ramsey . (more...)
Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals
- May 27, 2019

And then, this what you've got to do: "Hey man, you all right?'" The 2018/19 NBA Finals tip off Thursday, 9:00pm ET. "So, it's unbelievable to know that I get to play against my former team in the NBA Finals. It came as the Raptors were on the fourth-quarter charge which resulted in a historic victory, and the home crowd went wild after the slam. "I loved playing in Golden State. (more...)
League One play-off Final Preview League One play-off Final Preview
- May 27, 2019

Earlier today we asked: 'As a Newcastle fan, do you want Sunderland to win League One play-off final?' The London outfit suffered torrid luck in the opening minutes as Naby Sarr scored a comical own goal after passing the ball back to goalkeeper Dillon Phillips. (more...)
Form Steve Smith ready for battle after England win Form Steve Smith ready for battle after England win
- May 27, 2019

Five-times champions Australia face Sri Lanka in their final warm-up match in Southampton on Monday before their World Cup opener against Afghanistan in Bristol on 1 June. During the match, something entertaining took place when England was fielding in the first innings. There was, however, the customary round of applause from the crowd for a batsman reaching his fifty when Smith got to the landmark. (more...)
Everyone Said The Same Thing About Art Briles Landing New Coaching Job Everyone Said The Same Thing About Art Briles Landing New Coaching Job
- May 27, 2019

Vernon High School. Briles was given a two-year contract by Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, Texas, on Friday, his first coaching opportunity in the USA since his glory days at Baylor. After two sub-par seasons at Georgetown High School, Briles left for Stephenville where he led the school to four Texas high school football state titles. (more...)
Pagenaud wins Indy 500 Pagenaud wins Indy 500
- May 27, 2019

Andretti is driving a dayglo-orange Andretti-Herta Autosport Dallara-Honda as he marks the 50th anniversary of his grandfather Mario's Indy 500 win in the STP-liveried Hawk. "We just didn't have enough there at the end". Pagenaud was in a Chevrolet and the bowtie brand was the dominant engine maker all May. He had earned the top qualifying spot with a speed of 229.992 miles per hour and led for 116 laps. (more...)
Green Bay Packers' legend Bart Starr dies at 85 Green Bay Packers' legend Bart Starr dies at 85
- May 27, 2019

Starr entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977 . Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr has died at the age of 85 . Playing quarterback at Montgomery's Sidney Lanier High School, Starr led the team to an undefeated season. (more...)