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by | April 18, 2017 | 06:01

Marcel Hug edged out Ernst van Dyk at the finish line., setting a new world record. Dyk was just a second behind as Japan's Hiroyuki Yamamoto finished third in 1:19:32. The old record was 1:18:25, set at the 2012 Boston Marathon, by Joshua Cassidy of Canada. Hug and Schar reaped $20,000 first-place prizes and $10,000 bonuses for their course records.

by | April 18, 2017 | 06:01

She returned to the Boston Marathon in 1975 to place second among women. In the Wheelchair division, it was a Switzerland who took both titles. But Switzer was the first woman to run the race with an official number. Her bib number will be retired after the race. "I said to my coach immediately after the incident, 'I have to finish this race now because if I drop out of this race, nobody's going to believe that women are serious.'" And so she persevered and finished.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:59

Physically, we stood up to the challenge and we dominated the game. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his first season in the Premier League has not been good enough but promised "in the future I will be better". This was my 100th game for Chelsea and I hope for many more. "We've got a mini league for us now and it starts with Hull (on Saturday)". The Champions League is so important, qualifying will be a huge success from my point of view, and of course we have the FA Cup.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:51

In the 2014/15 season, he played in every single Premier League game as the Blues stormed to the title again. Terry's 22-year association with Chelsea is at last set to come to an end, however, with the league leaders announcing on Monday that the club captain has taken the decision to leave at the end of the season.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:44

LeBron James paid tribute to Isaiah Thomas on Monday, offering his condolences to the grieving Boston Celtics star following the death of his sister in a auto crash at the weekend. Chyna was reportedly not wearing her seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. Dwayne Wade and Rajon Rondo have both won National Basketball Association championships, and Jimmy Butler has grown into one of the star players in the league.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:46

He enjoyed fishing, an activity he had just done on Saturday, and collected aluminum cans, which he would place in a plastic bag when he found them. Police said Godwin was not acquainted with Stephens. In another incident, a woman was filming when her young child killed himself and another man with a handgun. "There are no more victims that we know are tied to him", he said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:41

In honor of retired Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the Mavericks will have him on the bench as member of the National Basketball Association team for their regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets. The CBS TV booth is Romo's next move. "No. 1, he's a football athlete that's not ready to play in an National Basketball Association game". Romo said it was a "no-brainer" to accept the offer of a tribute from Nowitzki, who discussed the idea with Cuban at the party to ...

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:35

The Heat are the first team since the 2007-08 Portland Trail Blazers to win 13 or more consecutive games and not make the playoffs. "I think it's going to take a lot to figure out how to situate the schedule to most benefit the players as well give the fans what they want".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:34

Asensio saw his close-range effort chalked out for offside after the ball came back off the crossbar, Ramos sent his header off target from a corner before Isco finally broke through Sporting's tiring rearguard when he drilled a right-foot shot past Cuellar.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:36

Daniel Murphy homered, doubled twice and tied career highs with five RBIs and four hits and the Washington Nationals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3. "We look at our club and we know we're evenly matched", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. "It's nice. It was, I think, better than what we expected".

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:31

He has 29 strikeouts in 21 2/3 innings, allowing 11 hits. Snell pitched the Rays to a 13-7 win against the Red Sox in his first start against them last June 27, allowing four runs on eight hits and four walks with four strikeouts in 5 1/3 frames.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:29

Our fans enjoy these Champions League nights. Shakespeare said that the onus is now on Leicester to be more attacking in next week's second leg. But Griezmann appeared to be outside of the box when he was touched by Albrighton. "We understand we're powerful at home and hopefully we are able to cause them some difficulties there". Leicester have confirmed they are working with Uefa and local authorities to establish the "full facts" of disturbances involving their fans in Madrid .

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:31

He's given up just three runs in 21 2/3 innings so far with the Red Sox. Pirates 8, Cubs 7: Andrew McCutchen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a five-run seventh. The Rays were forced to piece together the efforts of five pitchers after starter Jake Odorizzi left in the second inning with a tight hamstring. His roster spot will be taken by Chase Whitley .

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:25

He added: " Goals always breed confidence in players but Mesut is a fantastic player ". Bilic - who has received the dreaded vote of confidence during a season in marked contrast to last one where they qualified for Europe - called on his players to show courage and leadership.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:26

Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet (R) punches the ball clear during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich , central England, on April 16, 2017 .

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:20

However, it was the fourth-seeded American who prevailed in Houston, despite losing the opening game of the first set on his own serve. Bogota: Francesca Schiavone won her eighth career title at the Bogota Open on Saturday to move closer to a main draw place at the French Open in her final year on tour.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:22

The three-time world champion dominated from pole to finish at the Shanghai International Circuit in the main race, that was filled with action, on a track that initially was damp but started to dry after the first few laps. As the race developed, both Vettel ad Verstappen took over their respective team mates and then Vettel heading wheel to wheel with Riciardo managing to pull off another move to get ahead of the Red Bull.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:21

Meanwhile, the Atlanta Hawks have won four of their last six games and they will be gunning for a third straight win after Friday's win over the Cavaliers. "We have to figure that out", he added after a win which lifted Washington to 48-31, level with Toronto, who had a rest day on Thursday. That's who we are.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:18

I think now I can see two teams, Chelsea and Tottenham, in this race", Conte said. "By winning we squeeze the breath out of the challengers", Nevin added. "He fought a lot for the team and he is important - it is important for the team that we won against a strong team. We don't have this experience", Klopp said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:16

Durant made 12 of 20 shots from the field, showing no issues from a recent left knee injury that sidelined him 19 games before he returned for the final three regular-season contests. The Wizards fouled and missed and fouled and missed. Said guard Bradley Beal: "We continue to feed off of that". Atlanta shot 22 free throws thanks to Washington's hyperactivity turning into chopping and clobbering.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:17

And on Sunday, the Islanders' home finale against the Sens starts at the same time as the Lightning's finale against the Sabres (5 p.m. EDT), but the Leafs start an hour later at home against the Blue Jackets. Andersen's play hasn't been too strong as of late, which may lead to a goaltending problem for Babcock if things go south quickly against the high-powered Capitals.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:15

Martin served one game of his suspension last season and it will carry over to the first three games this season. "He was in very good spirits. But we're excited where we're picking". Because of the suspension, guarantees in Martin's contract were voided including a $7 million base salary this season. Licht said that the team's decision regarding him will not be financially motivated.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:16

It was a far cry from Game 1 , and reminiscent of what we had seen from the Sharks in the last two-and-a-half weeks of the season or so. They took different paths to get to this point, but Meier, with his size, is showing he can be a valuable piece of the puzzle for the Sharks .

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:11

Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel had criticised the decision to go-ahead with the game. "Basically, we had the feeling that we were being treated as if a beer can had hit our bus, and half an hour later the decision was there that (it would be) tomorrow at 6.45 p.m.", Tuchel said.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:14

Now that the postseason is here, Cleveland will see if the approach yields results. The Boston Celtics (53-29) edged the Cavaliers for the top seed this season, taking advantage of a three-game winning streak and four-game skid by Cleveland following their final regular-season meeting on April 5.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:12

With two outs in the eighth inning, the Marlins were still working a combined no-hitter when Neil Walker singled off the fourth pitcher of the game, right-hander Brad Ziegler , to break it up. Yesterday's ninth inning provided an appropriate snapshot. Cincinnati had scored at least six runs in each game during its winning streak. Jameson Taillon (1-0) allowed an unearned run and struck out six in seven innings ( see full recap ).

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:11

LA has been building to this pressure-packed moment for years-its last stand before Chris Paul , Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick hit free agency-and had been rounding into good form in recent weeks. On the first play of the game, the Jazz lost potential Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert to a knee injury. Gobert led the Jazz in rebounds, blocks and minutes played, missing just one game all season while the lineups juggled around him, and here he was getting knocked out of his playoff ...

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:08

Klopp said Adam Lallana was "much better but is not in training" as the midfielder continues his recovery from a thigh injury suffered on England duty in March. I thought he was lucky more did not happen. Tottenham chalked up a sixth successive victory, Dele Alli scoring a superb goal - his 16th of the season in the league - and Eric Dier doubling the lead before Son's brace.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:02

Sitting six points clear of fifth placed Manchester United, who have two games in hand, Liverpool can't afford to ease off as they eye a top four finish. Reds manager Jurgen Klopp is set to name both Brazilians in the starting line-up at the Hawthorns as third placed Liverpool seek a fifth win in seven matches.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:00

If Bayern Munich is to have any chance of a sixth straight semifinal appearance in the Champions League it will have to do something that only one team has achieved this season - defeat Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Madrid defeated city rival Atletico Madrid in the final both in 2014 and 2016. Madrid hosts Barcelona in the Spanish league on Sunday in a key game for the title race.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:01

Barcelona, the defending champions, is now three points adrift of Madrid at the top of the table, third-place Atletico Madrid is 10 points off the lead. Neymar got this ban following his frightful April 8 game against Malaga . That means Neymar will be missing this Saturday's Liga Santander at home to Real Sociedad, the Classico the following week and the midweek fixture at home to Osasuna on April 26th.

by | April 18, 2017 | 05:00

I was little let down by the start before this match . "I have been a bit let down at the start, it's not the standard I set for myself, but what is gone is gone and I am not thinking about it". It's not easy with the humidity and the heat. Between them, the Mumbai Indians quicks went for 96 runs, and the Sri Lankan ended up with one for 51, his worst spell ever in the IPL.

by | April 18, 2017 | 04:57

Apparently, after the video ended wasn't the worst of it. Jones reportedly told the reporter he asked, "stupid ass questions" and telling him to "shut the f*** up". He walked across the locker room to the restroom before turning around and coming back to berate the reporter. Jones was arrested on a felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance and misdemeanor charges of assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business as a result of an altercation with a security guard at ...

by | April 18, 2017 | 04:52

In the final miles of the race, it was clear that Kenyan Edna Kiplagat would take the title of 2017 Boston Marathon champion for the women's elite field. She noted that a woman had already run the course once - without entering. The race has largely returned to normal four years after the bombing.

by | April 18, 2017 | 04:46

Chelsea also have an easier run-in and Conte said he was sure his players can handle the pressure. I prefer to play for the title instead of not fighting for the title and being calm. Chelsea mustered just one shot in the first half against the Red Devils, their lowest total in a Premier League first half this season. These three points were phenomenal.