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Sports Pomeranz, Giants go for series win over Reds in Cincinnati
Author: 0 Pomeranz, Giants go for series win over Reds in Cincinnati

The latest buzz from Cincinnati: a swarm of bees settled in on the backstop screen at Great American Ballpark shortly before the first pitch of this afternoon's Giants-Reds game. A swarm made its way into San Francisco's dugout at Riverfront Stadium, forcing players to flee. It led to an 18-minute delay to the start of the game.

Sports Manchester City reclaim top spot in England
Author: 0 Manchester City reclaim top spot in England

Kompany said he was aware of all of the doubters when he took the shot. So, if Liverpool draw their final game, that too by a scoreline of 4-4, their goals' tally will read thus: 91 goals scored, 26 goals conceded. Whenever you need him, he's always there. "Two weeks to go, and we want to win two more titles". "Every step in the last four months was significant.

Sports Liverpool In Champions League Final After Stunning Comeback Against Barcelona
Author: 0 Liverpool In Champions League Final After Stunning Comeback Against Barcelona

They simply had to deliver a devastating attacking display - all the more hard with injuries to key forwards Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino - and produce a clean sheet. The Dutchman drove home a low cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold, which Ter Stegen should have saved, to make it 2-0 in the 54th minute. Yet with Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip outstanding in the centre of defence and Brazilian Fabinho making some crucial interventions in midfield, Liverpool held on for one of their most ...

Sports Kentucky Derby: State horse racing commission denies appeal
Author: 0 Kentucky Derby: State horse racing commission denies appeal

Hopefully it doesn't develop into anything serious. So much for the thinking that Country House would validate his controversial Kentucky Derby triumph in the second leg of the Triple Crown . "He ran a really good and a really hard race on Saturday". Country House, a long shot with 65-1 odds, was then declared the victor. American Pharaoh won the Triple Crown back in 2015, becoming the first horse to do so since Affirmed in 1978.

Sports Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Qualifier 1
Author: 0 Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Qualifier 1

With 18 points and a better net run-rate, Mumbai Indians ended up at the top of the IPL Points Table . By the end of the 12th over, the right-handed fourth-wicket pair of M Vijay - brought in for the injured Kedar Jadhav - and Ambati Rayudu had put on 33 in 36 balls.

Sports Bucs' Pierre-Paul could miss season with neck injury
Author: 0 Bucs' Pierre-Paul could miss season with neck injury

Pierre-Paul, 30, was acquired via trade from the New York Giants past year, recording 12 ½ sacks - matching his highest total since 2014 - and was set to enter his first season under new HC Bruce Arians and DC Todd Bowles as the Bucs' lone established edge rusher.

Sports Top 5 Shots of the Week | Wells Fargo
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Defending champion Jason Day finished in a tie for 24th. It's indeed been a hard road for Homa early in his professional career. "(I'm) over the moon", said Homa, who is from Valencia and captured the 2013 NCAA Championship while at Cal.

Sports Shai Hope and Chris Gayle named as Vice Captains
Author: 0 Shai Hope and Chris Gayle named as Vice Captains

The partnership is the second highest of all-time after only fellow countryman Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels' 372-run stand against Zimbabwe in Canberra during the 2015 World Cup. Some key players are still involved with the Indian Premier League as they are set to return after May 12. Hope passed 1000 ODI runs for the West Indies with the highest average in the country's history - surpassing even the great Viv Richards.

Sports Giants overcome 8-run deficit, beat Reds 12-11 in 10 innings
Author: 0 Giants overcome 8-run deficit, beat Reds 12-11 in 10 innings

Though Pillar took a home run away from Senzel in the bottom of the third inning, the Reds center fielder didn't wait much longer to launch his first career blast. "Instead of nibbling at the corners, I was catching too much of the plate, I was middle and middle up". Nick Senzel looked well on his way to his first career Major League Baseball home run Saturday night, but Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar had other ideas.

Sports Cardiff relegated after defeat by Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Cardiff relegated after defeat by Crystal Palace

Now, my experience of watching Brighton this season has generally been when they have played against the top six sides and what I found was that they are generally very organised and based on their early season performances they should not be in the position they found themselves in recent weeks.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp reveals Brewster ready for Barcelona
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp reveals Brewster ready for Barcelona

The abuse for the Uruguayan has predictably made it to social media, too, as a Liverpool supporters (as well as some former players) take aim at their former idol. "I had these games quite a couple of times ", he added. Liverpool are more than capable of securing victory against Barcelona on Tuesday evening although whether they can do it by the margin needed is another question entirely.

Sports Connor McDavid reportedly approves of Oilers' Ken Holland hire
Author: 0 Connor McDavid reportedly approves of Oilers' Ken Holland hire

The longtime Detroit Red Wings GM was reportedly offered $25 million over five years to take control of Edmonton's full hockey operations. But if Holland can hire the right coach as his first order of business, with former Coyotes' coach Dave Tippett and Stars' assistant Todd Nelson as early rumored candidates, putting workable pieces around a core led by Connor McDavid might not be so hard.

Sports Israel Folau found guilty of high-level breach of Code of Conduct
Author: 0 Israel Folau found guilty of high-level breach of Code of Conduct

His RA contract was terminated in April but he requested a hearing. Folau spent more than twice as long holed up at the code of conduct hearing as he's played Super Rugby for the NSW Waratahs in 2019. "It will be interesting to see what reaction there is from other players who have been supportive of Israel and whether the fallout from Rugby Australia's decision is more than they bargained for".

Sports GGG: Canelo-Jacobs Was No Drama Show
Author: 0 GGG: Canelo-Jacobs Was No Drama Show

Boxing fans will now be hoping to see Canelo face another American - WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade - to become the undisputed middleweight king. Golovkin sat ringside for the fight, which set up a possible third bout with Alvarez, perhaps in September. "That's all I want, I want the biggest challenge and I want that to be my next fight".

Sports Kyrie Irving’s Confidence In Celtics ‘Unwavering’ Despite 3-1 Deficit To Bucks
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving’s Confidence In Celtics ‘Unwavering’ Despite 3-1 Deficit To Bucks

Irving, a protege of Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, surprises few by adopting the perspective that his shooting struggles should be swept under the rug in the process of the Celtics attempting to secure a win. "I mean we are on the road and playing in a hostile environment", Middleton said after the game, recalling the conversation. But the crowd was back on its feet, chanting "Let's Go Celtics!" midway through the third, when Horford made a pair of baskets around a three-pointer by ...

Sports Paul Pogba to push for Manchester United exit this summer
Author: 0 Paul Pogba to push for Manchester United exit this summer

Find out how each of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men fared in our player ratings after Manchester United's frustrating 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town in the Premier League . "The right group of people in the dressing room". And when the camera panned to Solskjaer on the bench, Neville added: "He's smiling". "I think they should put a new football department in that are best in class, not have played at the club before, or have played 200 games before, or have been at the club 15 years, or ...

Sports Barry Trotz switches goalies, but Islanders can’t avoid sweep
Author: 0 Barry Trotz switches goalies, but Islanders can’t avoid sweep

While Trotz and his players said the game was a "game of inches" in the first three with posts and an OT loss, coming back from 3-0 in a playoff series is the ultimate feat. Only two other teams (Detroit, 1995-98) and Colorado (1999-2002) can say that. Whether you want to chalk it up to their conditioning, their coaching or motivational tactics, the Canes finished games stronger - as they have for pretty much this entire postseason.

Sports Vegas believes New York Knicks will be favorites in 2020
Author: 0 Vegas believes New York Knicks will be favorites in 2020

Kevin Durant , arguably one of the NBA's greatest players ever, was linked to signing with them before the 2018-19 could get underway. The team would be at 300-1 if it doesn't add Durant or another superstar, per Sherman. Durant has won a pair of National Basketball Association titles, along with two Finals MVP awards, during his time with the Warriors and the team is favored to win a championship once again in 2018-19.

Sports Roger Federer Back To Third After Alexander Zverev's Munich Knockout
Author: 0 Roger Federer Back To Third After Alexander Zverev's Munich Knockout

Still, the 32-year-old Spaniard saw signs of encouragement at finding his rhythm again. Federer, who won his 101st singles title in Miami in March, is the fourth seed behind world No. Roger Federer plays clay court tennis for the first time in three years next week but has said he's "not confident" about returning to the soft surface because he's "forgotten how to slide".

Sports Trump to present Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom
Author: 0 Trump to present Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Woods also became just the 33rd athlete to receive the medal and joins Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth and Roger Staubach as athletes to receive it recently. The Daily Beast detailed an anecdote from Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian's book Tiger Woods on how he turned down an event with Bill Clinton after winning the 1997 Masters.

Sports 'Miracle' Kentucky Derby bet turns $8 into $78K for one gambler
Author: 0 'Miracle' Kentucky Derby bet turns $8 into $78K for one gambler

Country House #20 was declared the victor after a stewards review disqualified Maximum Security #7. Country House, a 65-1 longshot, won Saturday's 145th Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security - initially thought to have taken the top spot - was stunningly disqualified for having hindered a rival horse.

Sports Frank Lampard delighted as Derby County claim final play-off spot
Author: 0 Frank Lampard delighted as Derby County claim final play-off spot

Leeds are now third in the Championship having won 25 of their 45 league fixtures, but they could slip down to fourth if they lose at Ipswich and West Brom beat Derby. He said: "The biggest thing for me was the nature of the goals we conceded". He told Sky Sports after his side's win over West Brom: "We've got a great team here and a great bunch of lads".

Sports Manchester City vs. Leicester City
Author: 0 Manchester City vs. Leicester City

Manchester City can ensure the title remains in their own hands ahead of the final day with a victory over Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City on Monday night. "We created enough chances to score more goals and on Monday we'll try the same". "The difference is Liverpool". "It's the toughest league I've ever played as a manager, for the quality from the rivals - no doubt", he said.

Sports Lovren 'angry and hungry' ahead of Liverpool's second leg against Barcelona
Author: 0 Lovren 'angry and hungry' ahead of Liverpool's second leg against Barcelona

He admitted that it will be a huge ask, but just hoped that his team would go down fighting if this does prove to be the end of the road for them in Europe this season. Jurgen Klopp's side face a hard task in overturning a 3-0 deficit despite putting in a good performance in last week's match at the Nou Camp. "We have to wait [before knowing if he will face Barcelona], but Firmino won't be ready".

Sports Raptors even up series with 101-96 win over Sixers
Author: 0 Raptors even up series with 101-96 win over Sixers

Leonard is now only the fifth player in National Basketball Association history to total at least 150 points, 30 rebounds and 15 assists through four games of a playoff series. Gasol had 16 points and five boards; Ibaka contributed 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks off the bench. If Philadelphia possessed a healthy Embiid on Sunday, there's a good chance they win the game and that's the message Butler wants him to know.

Sports Zinedine Zidane plays down speculation of Paul Pogba signing for Real Madrid
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane plays down speculation of Paul Pogba signing for Real Madrid

Already, Pogba has admitted it would be a "dream" to join Real Madrid , a statement that suggest the Frenchman is keen on making the move to the Spanish capital. Asked about his future , the 25-year-old Dominican Republic global said: "I don't have a crystal ball but I want to stay [at Madrid ]". The players know the responsibility they have and we all have.

Sports Real Madrid set date to confirm Eden Hazard signing
Author: 0 Real Madrid set date to confirm Eden Hazard signing

They are appealing the decision however, which means the restriction can be temporarily suspended. However, in order not to derail Chelsea's season, Real Madrid are planning to keep the signing of Hazard under wraps until Chelsea's season is over, says the Spanish publication.

Sports England overcome batting collapse to beat Ireland by four wickets
Author: 0 England overcome batting collapse to beat Ireland by four wickets

England will go into this summer's World Cup as the favourites, having lost just one of their past eight ODI matches on home soil. Replays confirmed Foakes would have been out had Ireland reviewed - the ball shown to hitting the top of leg stump - but from there he and Curran were never in danger and steered England to victory with 18 balls to spare.

Sports Los Angeles Lakers lose out on Monty Williams to Phoenix Suns
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers lose out on Monty Williams to Phoenix Suns

ESPN's Senior NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski, reported that Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver met with Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Monty Williams in Philly on Wednesday. Williams will be heading to a team that has been rebuilding for years. Williams takes over a Suns team that has been mired in mediocrity, missing the playoffs for nine straight seasons.