• Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital
Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. We're looking at him and he's got blood dripping down. The game is scheduled for a 2:10 p.m. start time and the Twins are listed as a small favorite t...

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  • Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed
Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed

A MA judge ordered that Hernandez's three suicide notes be handed over to his grieving family so they could understand why the 27-year-old hanged himself with a bed sheet last week, the Boston Globe reported. Soll said Monday that Hernandez will be cremated. "He always was a believer in God and there are reports about him reading them with [his U...

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  • N'Golo Kante wins Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award
N'Golo Kante wins Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award

Alli, who also had his breakthrough campaign last season has continued his excellent performances for Spurs as they look to push Chelsea all the way for the Premier League title. It's a great honour for me - obviously the second year in a row - but I've still got a lot to do, I've got to keep working hard. Romeu and Kante are set to do battle t...

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  • Alonso's Triple Crown Bid To Begin May 3
Alonso's Triple Crown Bid To Begin May 3

I think it's admirable. Alonso will drive a McLaren Honda prepared by Andretti Autosport in next month's Indy 500. "And if I want to do that, I need to win it and if it's not this year then we need to plan it for the next event". The one time I went [on an oval] with NASCAR and it was very interesting, but you understand it's very different...

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  • Simon shows off hot-shot prowess in Monte Carlo
Simon shows off hot-shot prowess in Monte Carlo

Murray, who is returning after a spell out with a right elbow injury, looked rusty on the clay-court surface and struggled on his serve in a scrappy match lasting more than 2 1/2 hours and featuring 13 service breaks - including seven against Murray, who struggled with the Spaniard's heavy forehands.

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  • Jardim: Monaco won't abandon attacking style in Champions League semis
Jardim: Monaco won't abandon attacking style in Champions League semis

KYLIAN MBAPPE has become the first player to score in all four of his first Champions League knock-out games. "We'll try to be flat out in the Champions League and the league, but it's normal that we're more exhausted than teams who play less".

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  • Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111
Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

I didn't say anything that's going to cause any friction. The Cavaliers boast a number of weapons that, when clicking, make them one of the NBA's most risky teams but their habit of allowing teams back into games could prove costly. Stephenson scored 16 points against the Cavs in Game 1, then added 13 in Game 2. Six of those came from the foul li...

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  • Vohra charge in vain as Sunrisers snatch victory
Vohra charge in vain as Sunrisers snatch victory

David Warner leads the run-scorers chart with 235 runs in 5 innings at 78.33. Low totals can be tricky and that's exactly what Kings XI found out as Bhuvneshwar (5/19) wrecked the top order and then the bottom just as Manan Vohra took the visiting side to the doorstep of victory.

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  • Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him
Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Instead, the Saints are believed to covet Butler in exchange for the No. 32 overall pick they received in the trade that sent Brandin Cooks to New England. The New England Patriots are back in the news with more off-season transactions happening on Tuesday. Things can change in a heartbeat. Butler has played in eight postseason games with five st...

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  • The Key To Cracking Easter Feasts? It's All In The Eggs
The Key To Cracking Easter Feasts? It's All In The Eggs

Travis Tebbetts already knew what to expect Saturday as a virtual sea of children anxiously waited for their big chance to grab an Easter egg during the annual Easter egg hunt at the soccer fields near the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

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  • White Sox Place Melky Cabrera On Paternity List, Recall Willy Garcia
White Sox Place Melky Cabrera On Paternity List, Recall Willy Garcia

Ervin Santana went the distance, holding the Sox to one hit and one walk over 107 pitches. The White Sox head to NY after Garcia's big day helped them win for the second time in three games at Minnesota. He's allowed one run in his three starts , that coming on Opening Day against Kansas City. Catcher Omar Narvaez saved the Sox from being a fo...

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  • Devin McCourty hopes Patriots are interested in brother Jason
Devin McCourty hopes Patriots are interested in brother Jason

Talks between the Saints and Butler have occurred about a deal, one that would nearly certainly involve different kind of compensation going back to New England via traditional trade rather than New Orleans surrendering its No. "I expect him to be back, probably". He wants to get a chance to get out there and compete. Right now, it just seems lik...

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  • MVP favorites Harden, Westbrook get first-round showdown
MVP favorites Harden, Westbrook get first-round showdown

This will be just his second trip to the playoffs after he appeared in just one series with the Pelicans, in 2015. Sorry, I said I would move on. I personally prefer the latter. At home, the Rockets have been strong all season and it's hard to see them messing up in the first game of the series. Russell Westbrook had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 7...

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  • Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player
Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player

The Reuland family eventually called the donation company, even though it was recommended they wait a year before making contact with the recipient, according to the AMA. Reuland died on December 12 from complications of a brain aneurysm he suffered in November and was out of professional football at the time, having bounced around the league for f...

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  • Vancouver Canucks fire head coach Willie Desjardins
Vancouver Canucks fire head coach Willie Desjardins

In three seasons behind Vancouver's bench, Desjardins posted a 109-110-27 record. However, Desjardins was criticized for not playing some young players enough, and Linden said a focus on development will play a big role in hiring a replacement, preferably before the 2017 NHL Draft starts on June 23.

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  • Steve Smith showed his class by swiftly switching formats, says Sourav Ganguly
Steve Smith showed his class by swiftly switching formats, says Sourav Ganguly

The right-hander struck seven fours and three sixes in a well-controlled innings, posting 58 for the second wicket with opener Ajinkya Rahane (60) and another 50 for the third wicket with Ben Stokes (21). Sharma, who has been out of action for nearly five months, was slow on his feet and it was enough for Tahir to break through his defence. ...

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  • Arsenal revive top-four challenge with win over West Ham
Arsenal revive top-four challenge with win over West Ham

The first half was OK, not only because of the score but we were good", Bilic told BBC Sport. We wanted to get a clean sheet, simple as that. It's been nearly two months since they last won in the Premier League , but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims there is nothing wrong with the players' mentality.

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  • Hustle, Muscle Guarantee Russell Will Average a Triple Double
Hustle, Muscle Guarantee Russell Will Average a Triple Double

When the Thunder got within 12, the Suns closed the period with a 13-2 blitz to extend the gap to 22 into the fourth. December 23: Westbrook leads the Thunder to a win at Boston with 45 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. Westbrook's five first-quarter mishandles placed OKC in a hole from which they never recovered. He had 53 points, 17 assists...

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  • Pakistan to bat after West Indies win toss
Pakistan to bat after West Indies win toss

Alarmed by the prospect of a total shutout by the global cricketing fraternity and to project a more responsible image of Pakistan cricket, the PCB did not have to look too far to appoint Misbah as captain. "People were beginning to read his game and that was leading to the team's poor performance. He called it quits at the best moment", he said....

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  • Luke Shaw: 'I won't give up on Manchester United future'
Luke Shaw: 'I won't give up on Manchester United future'

However he said it, the headline is poorly written, because Shaw hasn't been impressive in training by all accounts, so it would only prove Mourinho right were Shaw to improve to the necessary standard. "I'm loving it", Shaw told The Guardian . He knows how to bring out the best from a team in a physical and mental sense and makes good relations w...

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  • Twitter reacts to Jets' signing of journeyman QB Josh McCown
Twitter reacts to Jets' signing of journeyman QB Josh McCown

McCown has made several stops during his National Football League career, playing for teams like the Arizona Cardinals , Oakland Raiders , Carolina Panthers , Chicago Bears , Tampa Bay Buccaneers , Cleveland Browns and now the Jets. McCown affords NY the ability to continue to evaluate Petty and Hackenberg - and possibly another quarterback if the...

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  • Mourinho: We can't cry over players who are not available
Mourinho: We can't cry over players who are not available

When quizzed about the injuries sustained by Jones and Smalling in his pre-match press conference , Mourinho provided a grim picture, as he said: "They are long-term injuries". A Manchester United team depleted by injuries and suspension host a typically battle-hardened West Bromwich Albion side at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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"Man United's Smalling and Jones out long-term â€" Mourinho

He added: " Many people, especially in some positions, can not play and I would prefer to give a little rest to courageous guys like Antonio [Valencia] and Eric [Bailly], who were playing for the national teams and travelling here to play again".

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  • European Union draft guidelines soften line on future United Kingdom relationship
European Union draft guidelines soften line on future United Kingdom relationship

A sombre Mr Tusk held up the letter at a Brussels press conference as he sent a farewell message to the UK: "We already miss you". Tusk said the bloc needed to think of people first. It is even more tumultuous for Britain. But behind the bald statements, lies a more nuanced approach acknowledging that numerous issues to which the exit treaty mu...

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  • Alexis Sanchez hands sensational boost to Chelsea in race to sign him
Alexis Sanchez hands sensational boost to Chelsea in race to sign him

A 10-2 aggregate loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League added to the pressure and Wenger says he will make a decision on his future " very soon ". The Gunners are now six points off Liverpool, although they have two games in hand, and their only chance of silverware is in the FA Cup. The games are coming thick and fast - our season will be...

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