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by | April 17, 2017 | 01:06

Drogba had two successful spells with the Blues, scoring 164 goals and winning four Premier League titles, three League Cups, four FA Cups and the Champions League. His attitude and work-rate is great. Soon after the signing itself, Conte spoke of his confidence in being able to improve David Luiz, talking quite specifically about improving David's levels of concentration during a game and making him one of the best in the world at the position.

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:06

A Taijuan Walker pitch plunked Posey in the helmet, leading to his removal from the Giants-Diamondbacks game. Giants star Buster Posey will likely sit out a day but was doing well after being struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball Monday.

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:04

Sergio Ramos believes Real Madrid deserved more following their narrow win at Bayern Munich in the Champions League, though the captain refused to get carried away. "We had the game under control, but there was a lack of efficiency", he added. "We needed patience to decide the match". Mbappe netted inside 20 minutes before an own goal by Sven Bender made it 2-0 at half time.

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:02

Scott recoiled after the ball struck the bottom of his mask and knocked it off, staggering backward before going down on one knee. BLUE JAYS KEY TRENDS: The Blue Jays are 14-4 in Happ's last 18 home starts, are 20-7 in his last 27 outings overall and have won 25 of his last 34 starts versus a team with a winning record.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:59

Arsenal are now placed sixth and struggling to keep their record intact. And Sam Allarydce summed it up openly in post match comments to Sky Sports last night after guiding his Crystal Palace team to a 3-0 win over his beleaguered opponents.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:57

Vincent Kompany's first Premier League goal for 20 months prompted an outpouring of relief and frustration after two injury-ravaged seasons for the Manchester City defender. Sane finished a rapid City counter-attack to effectively put the game to bed 13 minutes from time, before Sergio Aguero added gloss to the scoreline with a close-range header.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:55

Leroy Sane scored Manchester City's second (Steven Paston/PA) The winger tormented Cedric Soares in the first half and got the goal his performance deserved after the break. "I feel like I want to give so much but I am restrained at times ". Where I am at physically does not matter. I can not say how valuable it is because if I was 20 years old I would not have done it that way but I am lucky to have good players surrounding me.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:44

Isco was one of nine changes Zidane made to his starting line-up with the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich on Tuesday in mind. Isco's brilliant solo goal in the 1th minute was sandwiched in between Duje Cop and Mikel Vesga, who hit to give hosts Sporting the lead five minutes into the 2nd half until Alvaro Morata and Isco turned the match on its head in the lack of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:33

The start of the match had already been delayed by almost an hour when the Bastia supporters charged the visiting team during their warm-up, forcing Lyon's players to flee the pitch. "The players all huddled together". Alexander Lacazette, Lyon's top goalscorer, was not in the squad but tweeted: "Pffff shameful!" "Both they and the coaching staff are very shocked", said Berthod.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:31

According to the NY Yankees PR department, Montgomery is just the second Yankee lefthanded starting pitcher since 1913 to record seven or more strikeouts in his Major League debut, joining Al Leiter in that exclusive club. NY took a 2-0 lead against Alex Cobb on Jacoby Ellsbury's RBI double in the third and Aaron Judge's home run in the fourth. "Two Mack Trucks collided", Yankees general manager Brian Cashman.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:25

The game shifted strongly in Milwaukee's favor in the second half. Toronto is coming off a hot end to their season, winning 10 of their last 12. The single biggest takeaway from this game was confusion as to who was the experienced playoff team, and who were the newbies. He was consistently getting to the free-throw line after being pounded on his drives, so some of those misses are understandable, but he also watched some bunnies roll out.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:24

The 53-year-old was appointed as a coach and spent 10 days in the Three Lions set up and was on the bench for September's 1-0 World Cup qualifier in Slovakia. "But we'll give him every opportunity and, with the medical staff, we'll see what their feelings are and we'll make a decision". It kept our run going, showing just how good we are as a team at the moment.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:24

Zach Parise tied the game with 22.7 seconds left in regulation for the Wild, who'd never had a goalie make that many saves against them in their 16-year history. Devan Dubnyk will start in goal; Darcy Kuemper is expected to be the backup. "It's just a win", Allen said on Thursday after a light practice as both teams tuned up for Game 2 on Friday.

by | April 17, 2017 | 00:10

Lawyers for the state relied heavily on a former friend of Hernandez, Alexander Bradley , who said he had been the driver for the shooting. In his first trial for the murder of Lloyd jurors deliberated for 36 hours over seven days before convicting him of murder.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:58

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane admits that he missed playing for the club after scoring on his return to the team in the 4-0 win over Bournemouth. Kane is the fourth player to score 20 or more goals in the Premier League three seasons in a row, joining Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:49

That headed effort looked like it would be enough for his side to see off Atletico and collect three precious points, but then Griezmann happened. It is a pivotal month in the title race for Real and Barcelona with the two rivals set to face off in El Clasico on April 23rd at the Bernabeu.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:48

No. 3 Toronto Raptors vs. REUTERS/Aaron JosefczykCleveland Cavaliers Lebron James celebrates with the crowd during a parade to celebrate winning the 2016 NBA Championship in downtown Cleveland , Ohio, June 22, 2016. The Celtics open the playoffs hosting the Bulls on Sunday. Bulls at Celtics on Tuesday. But that's the regular season, right? Markieff Morris , 448 regular-season games .

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:43

By that stage, Everton appeared to have seen off an aerial bombardment - with former Goodison Park favourite Marouane Fellaini to the fore - and Mourinho was frank about the reasons for United's change of style during the second period. Luke Shaw is back in the Manchester United squad for Tuesday's Premier League match with Everton according to media reports after holding "clear the air talks" with Jose Mourinho, who slammed him at the weekend.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:35

On the pitch you can see it and with the leadership from the top of the club. Vyas was present at Arsenal's defeat to Palace, and the AST board member revealed that 78 per cent of the supporters trust believe Wenger should go. "We had four wins on the trot, then a loss [to Southampton] and another win, and it shows how hard it is to get away". And to help us on the way to a great win.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:35

Morales finished the afternoon 1-for-3 and also drew a walk. Donaldson hit.284 last season with 37 homers and 99 RBIs. "I just stayed with it and it worked today". The Orioles threatened in the seventh inning when Schoop hit a one-out double and moved to third on a wild pitch. The Blue Jays will look to use the win as momentum and split the series with the Orioles on Sunday, sending J.A.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:33

Tottenham looked set for a defeat that would have killed off their hopes until they produced three goals in the final stages of the game at the Liberty Stadium. "You learn about that, you don't regret that I was not able knowing that our problems in the boxes don't solve themselves". "But it's part of our growth".

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:27

Hanley Ramirez has played just two games because of it, and Mookie Betts returned to the lineup Sunday after the flu kept him out for nearly a week. He allowed nine runs on 13 hits in three innings against Atlanta on March 27 while experiencing a dead arm. Eduardo Rodriguez (0-1) allowed four runs and five hits in five innings.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:26

A cool, calm and collected Valtteri Bottas claimed his first pole position on Saturday when he beat his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton with a well-controlled fastest lap in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. "Time will tell [whether being on the dirty side at the start will hurt]", Hamilton said. "The gap to Ferrari looks pretty good here but their drivers were complaining of understeer, so perhaps they have gone with more of a race set-up in mind.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:22

MI faced defeat due to bad bowling line-up, bowlers were struggling to grab wickets and opponents took the advantage by scoring runs. Good news for all KKR fans out there. But the inclusion of de Grandhomme not just gives KKR a batting option, but he can also be more than handy with ball. Rana went from 29 off 23 to 50 off 28, and fell after clubbing Ankit Rajpoot for a six and four in the 19th over.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:22

But as unit, they believe they, like the rest of the team, have a lot of room for improvement. Gardiner's goal was initially waved off, to the shock of the Leafs bench and especially to Kadri, who had crossed into the blue paint by accident and might have thought his previous crimes as a crease crasher were being dredged up and used against him.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:21

The Australian took a short break from golf as his mother had surgery in her battle with lung cancer. Day would stand behind the ball, close his eyes and - nothing. While McIlroy is making a change in equipment this week, the four-time major victor has signed a 10-year extension with Nike to remain in their apparel.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:10

The NFL world was hit with awful news on Thursday as Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney passed away at the age of 84. Rooney inherited the role of team owner from his father, Art Rooney, in 1975. "Rooney is a true patriot", said Jacob Bartolomucci. Sabina and I remember Ambassador Rooney and his family's visit to us in Áras an Uachtaráin with fondness.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:09

That's part of the game. "Our camaraderie didn't", James said. "It's my fault", Lue said when pressed. "Blame it on me". "That means absolutely nothing right now", James said. LeBron James scored 34 points to go with nine rebounds and six assists in just 30 minutes. Okafor will miss his fifth consecutive game with right knee soreness and Rodriguez his third with a left hamstring strain.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:08

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey was placed on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms on Tuesday, a day after he took a fastball to the helmet while batting. "There's been a lot of damage to hitters hit in the head". "There's no need to put him at further risk". He connected on a 1-2 pitch from left-hander Joely Rodriguez, giving Bruce four homers this season and three in the past two days after many expected NY to trade him last winter.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:06

The Atletico Madrid forward, who scored his side's equaliser in Saturday's 1-1 Madrid derby draw at the Bernabeu, is a long-term transfer target for United and several other elite European clubs. "It is a final, just like every game between now as well as the conclusion of the season if we would like to win LaLiga ", he said of the Clasico on April 23.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:03

Lundqvist's shutout was as good as it could get for the Rangers . They will also need to score on the power play as they had chances including a 5-on-3 that did not register a shot. "We've always had a lot of confidence in his game and what he did tonight was what we expected". Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price goes through a drill in between goaltender Al Montoya and coach Stephane Waite during a practice Monday, April 10, 2017, in Brossard, Quebec.

by | April 16, 2017 | 07:02

I am 100 per cent responsible and that's hard". Barcelona will need to score four goals without reply at the Nou Camp thanks, in part, to a superb Dybala display. "He still has to grow a lot to be at Neymar's level, but he has all the foundations to do so". Juventus goal hero Paulo Dybala has warned his side not to take anything for granted despite their 3-0 UEFA Champions League win over Barcelona in Turin.

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:59

It's quite technical and it's easy to have a lock up. "The main thing is tomorrow and there is no point to start dreaming about anything". "When you feel like you are at your best, and you do a good job and you are fighting against someone else who is doing just as good a job, it is that much more exciting, and the more drivers we have in the mix the more intense it gets".

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:48

Jonas Valanciunas and Serge Ibaka need to take advantage of their size and dominate the Bucks on the glass. He can make opponents pay for double-teams, too. "Although they haven't quite captured the top seed yet, a lot can be said of a team whose best player is a generous 5'9" Isaiah Thomas. In the postseason, expect the 31-year-old point guard to play as much as possible; Lowry averaged over 38 minutes per contest across 20 playoff games last year.

by | April 16, 2017 | 06:48

Utah is mainly powered by its defense and that won't change in the first round. Coach Doc Rivers bristles at others focus on past failures. Gordon Hayward can already feel the difference. If Hayward re-signs for the max and Hill re-signs for near the max, all of a sudden that's enough money to effectively lock Utah into its current team for the foreseeable future.