by | May 14, 2017 | 07:57

Of course, when that first win comes after a few wild, breakneck, overtime laps at the sport's most chaotic superspeedway, a little leeway is probably in order. THE BIG ONE: AJ Allmendinger , who was running inside the top five, cued the first major wreck of the race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway when he turned Chase Elliott entering the backstretch on Lap 169.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:53

Noren holed long birdie putts to make his charge, a 38-footer at the fourth, a 24-footer at the par-4 seventh, a 28-footer at the 10th and a 12-footer at 14, but it was a four-foot par miss at 16 that kept him from sharing the lead with Reed.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:52

The Gunners however, have played two games less than the Reds but need the teams above them to drop points to have a genuine chance. With two matches remaining, Arsenal , winners of five of their past six games , have 69 points - one fewer than Liverpool in fourth.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:52

Commenting on Dhoni's run out he said, "Dhoni mentioned that he couldn't see the ball where it went and that is the reason he couldn't make it because the ball went behind so he wasn't aware where the ball went". MS Dhoni has looked a little vulnerable against the leg spinners in the tournament. And followed up with another boundary and a six off Amit Mishra.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:53

The corner did not put any endswell on it. Edgar got another takedown early in round 2 but had to fend off a leglock. Little flurry of punches from Edgar and then a rapid-fire response from Rodriguez. Picking up right where he left off, Edgar looked to duck under secure another takedown. Nonetheless, it was the wily veteran who prevailed, as the New Jersey hero's pressure game and ruthless ground and pound proved too much for Rodriguez's whirlwind taekwondo style.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:46

The Chavez clash was set above the middleweight limit and Alvarez showed how his footwork and hand speed can overcome a size advantage. "Canelo" did whatever he wanted to Chavez early on and never looked back. Now the hope is for a second entertaining big fight in as many weeks. It's a bout he calls personal. Alvarez-Golovkin will take place September 16 - on Mexican Independence Day weekend - at a site to be determined.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:47

Ahead of him, both the Force India drivers picked up points, with Max Verstappen, Nico Hülkenberg and Felipe Massa also inside the top ten. It was just what the doctor ordered after Bottas' disappointing showing in Bahrain a fortnight ago where he started from pole position but was ordered to move out of Hamilton's way before finishing a distant third.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:44

The Wizards may have the emotion on their side heading into game 7 and the memory that they won their in January could give them some sort of edge. The Celtics are five point underdogs tonight and have lost both games in D.C. The main problem has been finding a spot to hide Thomas on the defensive end. These are two very evenly matched teams and it only makes sense that this series would have gone to 7 games.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:43

But I have no special opinion on that". Wenger is confident that Bellerin can step in and has back him until the end of the season, saying ahead of this weekend's game against Stoke: "Yes he is [a natural replacement], he is an offensive player".

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:22

Asked how Liverpool would feel if they missed out on a place in the top four, where they have spent the vast bulk of the season, vice-captain James Milner said: "Sick". However, they could fall as low as sixth if they fail to win either contest and Arsenal , Manchester United and Manchester City win out. The Foxes really turned on in the last meeting between the two teams, beating City 4-2 at the King Power in what was a particularly chastening afternoon for John Stones.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:16

Stoke come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw at Bournemouth last week after the Cherries twice came from a goal down to ensure a share of the spoils. "The most hard thing against a team like Stoke is scoring the first goal and after that we had to be efficient". Similar celebratory scenes await Arsenal? Both players are out of contract at the end of next season and Upson said: "They are both incredible players so it's a hard choice and ideally Arsenal would keep both ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:12

The Warriors in the regular season posted a 67-15 record to earn the No. 1 overall seed, while the Spurs (61-21) nabbed the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference . "Similar to us, I feel like, where a guy goes down, somebody steps in". Trevor Ariza (ah-REE'-zah) was Houston's top scorer with 20 points. The game was never really close, with San Antonio opening up a 19-point halftime lead en route to clinching the series in a 39-point road win.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:12

Cleveland led 28-24 after the first, its smallest lead at the end one quarter in the series so far. James scored 39 points, passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the NBA's all-time career playoff scoring list and pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 125-103 blowout over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal on Wednesday night.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:13

They were in full control and had the Eastern Conference Finals in their sights. But instead, a winner-take-all Game 7 will decide matters in the Eastern Conference semifinal series . They were poor from three-point range (20.8%) and bad from the foul line (61.9%). To win the series for the Celtics tried ISEA Thomas, but his long-range attempt from the resistance was inaccurate.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:06

He struck out four and walked one. With two outs and nobody on, Carlos Santana hit a long drive to center field. "You've got to be excited about a performance like that", Molitor said. That fact was dramatically underscored Friday, when the Indians only gave up one run but still lost. Sano's game victor was the second homer Tomlin has allowed in a month, both solo shots.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:03

Jackson is expected to be a second-round pick in the upcoming draft, but the freshman point guard will still proceed through the draft process anyway and hire representation. He led the Blue Devils in scoring six times on the year and delivered a season-high 22 points against No. 15 Florida State on February 28 to help spark Duke to victory in its home finale.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:52

Anyway, the Wizards will miss Oubre in Game 4, as they attempt to tie the series at two games apiece. I don't know why (Oubre) reacted like that, especially to Kelly (Olynyk). Gortat echoed the same feelings his coach had about Oubre's reaction to Olynyk's screen - he didn't agree with it - but says that the Celtics have been the one initiating all the tough talk, pushing and shoving.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:45

He immediately dropped the window net by the driver's side door to indicate he was conscious, but it took safety crews cutting off the roof to safely get him out. "When I saw (Logano) ... he said it was a failure of some sort, but that didn't make me feel any better", Patrick said. "I hope Aric is OK". I definitely had a feeling it was the 22 and I am sure that the doctors in the medical center checking my neurological abilities are glad to know I was right that it was Joey.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:46

Adams was expected to go within the top three picks. The first round could see a slew of players from the nation's top college programs get selected. It was Jared Goff, and the California quarterback really struggled with the Los Angeles Rams. Both are better prospects than any quarterback in this class.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:46

As he drove his auto on the cool-down lap, his team told him that they would try to get him a better vehicle for the next restrictor-plate race. "We've been awful for a long time, but we've been getting better and better every race", said Stenhouse, who took time to note he "parked it" in victory lane for his late friend, Bryan Clauson.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:40

The town known as Music City has grabbed hold of the Nashville Predators with stars lining up to sing the national anthem or sing with the house band. He has only scored once himself in the playoffs, but his best work was done in the defensive end in keeping Connor McDavid in check. Big-game resilience hasn't always been Anaheim's strength during the past half-decade.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:37

It was the second win for both Todd Pletcher, who won it with Super Saver in 2010. Pletcher admitted to a few anxious moments during the race. "For whatever reason, he was ready to run upon arrival". As for California horses, there will likely be only one in the Preakness, Royal Mo, who was the 21 {+s} t horse in a 20-horse field at the Derby. Speaking about the partnership with Pletcher, Velazquez added, "It does mean a lot.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:30

While some choose to reserve judgment on a draft's implications until there is hard data to pull from, the dramatic swings of the NFL's three-day off-season centerpiece make it impossible to avoid the storylines that have just been laid down for the coming months.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:30

Boston's offense executed at a high level all night against an opponent dedicated to slowing down Isaiah Thomas , and the little guy did a great job getting the offense going in the opening frame with five assists (Thomas had nine for the game).

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:25

Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano , left, scores past Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot , right, and Oilers' Darnell Nurse during the second period in Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, . The Ducks won the regular season series with Nashville 2-1, winning both games in Anaheim - 6-1 on October 26 and 4-3 in a shootout March 26, while the Predators took the lone contest at Bridgestone Arena 5-0 on November 12.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:12

The Alex Ovechkin Capitals have a fundamental flaw. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Capitals are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -145 to win. Pittsburgh's Patric Hornqvist left the ice in obvious pain after blocking a shot late in the period. Despite being hooked by T.J. Oshie, Cullen slid the puck through the five hole for a short-handed goal and a 1-0 Pittsburgh lead.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:58

New York Jets: I'll talk about the Jets picks on "Day Three" with extreme caution, considering that after all this is still the New York Jets, but on paper, it's possible that the New York franchise found themselves an impressive group of new pieces.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:54

Sekera left Game 5 in the first period after getting hit by Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf along the sideboards. Leon Draisaitl led the Oilers with a hat trick with Mark Letestu scoring twice for the hosts. And that could certainly come into play when these clubs meet for the decisive game on Wednesday night. Zach Kassian and Anton Slepychev also scored and Cam Talbot stopped 34 shots for the Oilers, who led 5-0 after the first period.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:57

He also suggested Boston would be better off "drop-kicking" the ball into the stands when they turned it over as opposed to allowing a scramble that resulted in a John Wall-led fastbreak. They went 26-17-2 so far on the road. May 2017 - Three ejections were called in Game 3 of their playoff series, namely the Wizards' Kelly Oubre and Brandon Jennings and the Celtics' Terry Rozier.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:54

Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards Game 4 live stream on Watch TNT. Weird stat: when the lower seed is plus-20 or better in a 2-2 series like Washington (plus-24), they've lost all five series since 1984. The 2013 Heat-Pacers conference finals series was an epic one.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:42

However, Real Madrid have now sparked new concerns ahead of the Sunday's trip to Sevilla after revealing that the France global was unable to train with the rest of his available teammates on Friday. Real Madrid's Champions League victory over Atletico could have major ramifications for Manchester United should the Red Devils win the Europa League later this month.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:38

At A&M, Lary was a three-year letterman in both football and baseball and earned his degree in 1952. "He was defined by his heart and character that made him one of the game's greatest players", Baker said. His two-touchdown, third-quarter performance against the Longhorns in 1951 fueled A&M's first win over Texas in 12 years. Those same traits were on display during his service to our country as a member of the United States Army.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:38

After playing just 13 tournaments previous year due to a foot injury, Poulter had 10 events this season to earn 218 FedEx Cup points or 347,634 USA dollars (£269,755) to remain fully exempt. "I just aggravated that joint in my back again - the thing that sort of happened at the start of the season". This is a course you have to just execute and hit great shots, and rather than go out and validate what I already know, I just worked on my game.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:34

Baltimore Orioles right fielder Joey Rickard (23) reaches up to catch a fly ball by Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi in the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Boston. I'm not a rookie. And in the second inning of Wednesday's game, Kevin Gausman was ejected for hitting Boston's Xander Bogaerts . In the aftermath of Orioles center fielder Adam Jones reporting that he was the target of a racial slur on Monday night at Fenway Park, Manfred said Major ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:33

The Quebecers had to settle for the 18 th time in the qualifying session. Hamilton is ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Then those not in the top six of the order started to filter out onto the track. Sergio Perez was eighth and Esteban Ocon 10th, Ocon feeling his lost two tenths after failing to engage DRS at a crucial moment.