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Author: 0 Giants' Parker injured crashing into left-field wall

He was 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA in four starts against the Giants last season. "He got a little frustrated and left a pitch over the strike zone, and the guy hit a two-run shot". While outfielder Hunter Pence was sidelined with a calf injury, Parker spent the majority of his time in right field, prior to being named the team's left fielder to start this season.

Author: 0 Portland Trail Blazers @ Golden State Warriors preview and what to expect

He ranked second among Blazers players and 46th in the National Basketball Association with a 4.6 nERD. The clubs haven't met since January 29, which means the Warriors could very well be seeing a different-looking opponent. Nurkic was a difference-maker once he arrived from Denver and played a big role in the playoff push despite eventually winding up with a right leg fracture.

Sports Bastia supporters charge at Lyon in latest French hooligan incident
Author: 0 Bastia supporters charge at Lyon in latest French hooligan incident

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Lyon and Besiktas and there will likely be a French league investigation into the events which marred Sunday's encounter with Bastia in Corsica. "The players have quickly huddled together, they and the staff are very shocked". At halftime, several fans attacked Lopes as he headed for the dressing room, with the score at 0-0, and the game was called off 30 minutes after the second half was due to have begun.

Sports Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool victory at 'tough' West Brom
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool victory at 'tough' West Brom

Coutinho stretched to volley off target on the end of Firmino's raking 24th-minute pass but Liverpool were struggling for fluency - Adam Lallana's ongoing absence through a hamstring injury being keenly felt in midfield. Pulis' men would go no closer to getting on terms - the Arsenal win before last month's global break standing as the only game in the last seven where they have found the net.

Author: 0 Benteke heads Palace closer to safety

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare: "There is a tinge of disappointment as we just needed to manage the game better after our second goal". His compatriot Daniel Amartey was left on the Leicester City bench for the entire duration of the game.

Author: 0 Jordan Montgomery bothered by two-out walk of Evan Longoria

A two-run homer by Judge off Ramirez extended the lead to 8-3. Xavier Cedeno fielded the ball and turned toward second, hoping to start an inning-ending double play but forgetting the infield was in and no one was covering the base. Bryan Mitchell (1-0) relieved with a runner on second, and second baseman Starlin Castro allowed Weeks' hard grounder up the middle to bounce off his glove for an error that made it 3-0.

Sports NBA players union complains about Jackson's Carmelo comments
Author: 0 NBA players union complains about Jackson's Carmelo comments

Basically, the dreaded triangle offense continued to rear its ugly head into the Knicks offense. If there was anyone left that isn't paid by the Knicks who needed further convincing Phil Jackson's reign as president of the franchise - one that was unthinkably extended two more years by owner James Dolan earlier this week - is an unmitigated disaster, they should've gotten it Friday.

Author: 0 NBA PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP: Antetokounmpo scores 28 as Bucks beat Raptors

Most expect either Harden or Westbrook to take home the MVP trophy on June 26 after both players had stellar regular seasons. The "gut-punch" of this game came in the second half of the third quarter when the Bucks went on an 11-6 run with Giannis Antetokounmpo on the bench for 4:33 and the Raptors were in the bonus.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits Manchester United schedule taking its toll

Chelsea had two injury blows before kick-off. The Italian meanwhile refused to blame the absences of Marcos Alonso and Thibaut Courtois for the loss, as an overnight virus the full-back suffered disrupting Chelsea's balance, and the goalkeeper reported to have picked up an injury in a promotional TV shoot for the National Basketball Association.

Sports Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player
Author: 0 Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

At the same time, Reuland's family saw the news that Carew received the heart of a 29-year-old man and had wondered the same thing. On the day that he died, Coach Harbaugh had the undesirable job to break the news to his team. "You're part of our family now". Two days after Thanksgiving, he was on a treadmill when he felt “a click” behind his left eye and a severe headache.

Author: 0 Cavs waive Sanders in move before playoff roster finalized

It eventually ended with a Cavaliers victory in double overtime, but Cavaliers fans may be anxious that the competitiveness of that game was a harbinger of things to come. LeBron always got through the Pacers when on the Heat, but Paul George and Lance Stephenson can suck a lot of energy out of a team. James recorded a triple double and scored 41, while George carried his team in the two overtimes and finished with 43 points.

Author: 0 Spurs uses improved mentality to chase Chelsea for PL title

Vincent Janssen bagged a rare goal in second-half stoppage time as Tottenham chalked up seven successive league wins for the first time since 1967. "We are fighting for ourselves, for the second consecutive season we are there, and I think that is a great credit for players and the club".

Author: 0 First round NBA Playoff predictions from NBA 2K17

Boland has more than 800 regular-season games in 15 years on his resume, Barnaky more than 400 in parts of eight seasons. A quick survey of articles and odds found on the Web put the Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs in elite territory in the drive for the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy.

Sports Lionel Messi Powers Barcelona to 3-2 Win over Real Sociedad
Author: 0 Lionel Messi Powers Barcelona to 3-2 Win over Real Sociedad

Sociedad reduced the deficit through an own goal by Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti only for Paco Alcacer to quickly restore the hosts' advantage. Barca might have climbed closer to La Liga leaders Real Madrid were it not for Isco's late victor against Sporting Gijon earlier on Saturday, where a 3-2 victory was enough to keep Los Blancos out of reach.

Author: 0 Manchester City hit three past Southampton to go third

Aguero has scored 10 goals in his last 10 games but the issue of his long-term future is still to be settled. Raheem Sterling made a attractive run to get passed the Hull defenders to set up Sergio Aguero for an easy goal. From suffering injuries to selling players and buying reinforcements, just about everything that can happen to a team mid-season has happened to the Saints of Southampton .

Sports German investigators check further claim for Dortmund attack
Author: 0 German investigators check further claim for Dortmund attack

Three letters claiming responsibility were found at the scene of the crime and one individual said to have "Islamist links" was arrested this week. Federal prosecutors said the 26-year-old Iraqi — identified only as Abdul Beset A .in line with German privacy laws — allegedly joined IS in Iraq by late 2014 and led a unit of about 10 fighters involved in preparing kidnappings, extortions and killings.

Author: 0 Penguins continue mastery of Blue Jackets in Game 2 win

Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) celebrates his game-winning goal with teammate David Pastrnak during the third period of the first round of NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Ottawa on Wedne. The Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert scored 12:41 into the third period, but, by then, it was too late. Above, we have highlights from the game via YouTube User SAP's Highlights .

Sports Pat Cummins delivers for Delhi in IPL
Author: 0 Pat Cummins delivers for Delhi in IPL

With the likes of power-hitters like Glenn Maxwell, David Miller in good form, Punjab can hope for another good start from Hashim Amla and Manan Vohra. The Englishman, however, failed to carry on and was back in the dug out after mistiming one from left-arm spinner Axar Patel in the very next over.

Author: 0 LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

James sat with a right calf strain. The two remaining playoff berths will be decided, along with the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and the site for Game 1 of the series that starts this weekend between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers.

Author: 0 Alonso sets hectic schedule ahead of Indy 500

But his ongoing contract to act as an ambassador for the Woking team is believed to include a clause that he must deputise if one of their drivers is unable or unavailable to compete in a grand prix this year. "I don't want to miss out on any of the races in F1". "It's completely different skills that you need there, to adapt to the vehicle and circuit, strategies, ways of racing that close and at that speed".

Sports Sam Allardyce desperate for Wilfried Zaha to sign new Crystal Palace deal
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce desperate for Wilfried Zaha to sign new Crystal Palace deal

Now Palace are trying to ensure that other local kids get a chance in life through their new Palace for Life Foundation, launched this week. "There is still a lot of work to be done in the league", King said. That defeat, together with improved results for some of their relegation rivals, provided a warning that nothing can be taken for granted as the survival battle intensifies.

Author: 0 D'Arnaud blast lifts Mets past Marlins in 16th

The game was the longest in the five-year history of Marlins Park, took more than 5 1/2 hours and ended well past midnight. D'Arnaud went 4-for-6 with four RBIs and is hitting.333. In addition, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and second baseman Neil Walker each hit 23 homers last season, first baseman Lucas Duda hit 27 homers in 2015, and backup infielder Wilmer Flores hit 16 long balls past year.

Author: 0 Donaldson returns to lineup as DH for struggling Blue Jays

Jays 3B Josh Donaldson was used as the designated hitter for the second game in a row before exiting. "It's the same calf, we'll have a little bit better idea tomorrow", Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said after the game Thursday "There's always a concern".

Sports Glass, Lundqvist help Rangers beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1
Author: 0 Glass, Lundqvist help Rangers beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1

He played just 11 games for the Blueshirts this regular season, but this is time he has been looking forward to most. The Canadiens squandered a power-play opportunity in the second period when Alex Galchenyuk was penalized for a faceoff violation and a penalty to Brendan Gallagher gave the Rangers a 5-on-3 advantage.

Sports Justin Verlander cruises through seven innings in Tigers' win
Author: 0 Justin Verlander cruises through seven innings in Tigers' win

Solid sub: Leftfielder Justin Upton was scratched shortly before the first pitch - which was delayed 35 minutes because of rain - with upper back tightness. Farrell insisted Sale was pitching around him. Zimmermann (1-0) labored early but allowed only one run and four hits. That rally ended when Andrew Benintendi grounded into a double play, and Zimmermann was able to make it through the middle innings fairly comfortably.

Sports Vardy steers Leicester to 1st away win of PL title defense
Author: 0 Vardy steers Leicester to 1st away win of PL title defense

Since then, we've been getting 1-0 up and we haven't been beaten. On 63 minutes the home side's constant pressure at last paid off when Ayew headed in after Carroll had won the ball at the back post. Kasper Schmeichel Is in the form of his life and deserves to be mentioned in the same bracket as David De Gea and Hugo Lloris, Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has said.

Author: 0 Michigan State Recruit Jaren Jackson Jr. Lobbies Miles Bridges To Stay

Bridges was projected to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft , if he elected to leave MSU after one season with the Spartans. With Bridges returning, the Spartans will likely be a top-five team in preseason rankings and the favorite to win the Big Ten title.

Author: 0 Justin Gilbert named Cleveland Browns' biggest National Football League draft bust

So, Cleveland front office, if your plans are to pass over Garrett, please stop and look back at your terrible history. Nevertheless, according to Adam Schefter ... Top quarterback prospects, Trubisky and Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes, visited with the team on Wednesday, but they also worked out Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer.

Author: 0 Karl-Anthony Towns: Karl-Anthony Towns scores 28 with 21 boards

The win gives the Rockets a 55-27 record for the 2016-17 season, a 14 win improvement over the prior season. The first Latino victor of the NBA's Rookie Of The Year award notched the NBA's first ever 2,000 points 1,000 rebounds and 100 three pointers made season.

Sports 2018 qualification fears force Argentina to fire Bauza with four games left
Author: 0 2018 qualification fears force Argentina to fire Bauza with four games left

Under his coaching , Argentina won three matches, drew two and suffered three defeats. Argentina have made the decision to part ways with manager Edgardo Bauza following a poor run in World Cup qualifying . Castro has expressed the hope that Sampaoli would remain but did say last week: "I would not consider it a failure at all if he didn't continue".

Sports Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3
Author: 0 Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3

Colorado, still waiting for its highly-touted offense to heat up, produced only four hits, but three of them were solo homers by Carlos Gonzalez , Charlie Blackmon and Arenado. "I just thought the prudent path was to slow it down for one start and give that start to Jarred Cosart ". "You're thinking is it's going to be another special day here at the Stadium", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.

Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund Goalkeeper Recounts Vivid Description Of Explosion

The explosions occurred in the Hoechsten district of Dortmund , some 9.6 kilometers (six miles) away from the Signal Iduna Park stadium where the UEFA Champions League quarter-final game against Monaco FC was expected to take place. "It could be the violent fan scene, it could be Islamic extremism", he said Wednesday. She said authorities are still evaluating its credibility. Manchester United said it was "sending support" to Dortmund .

Author: 0 Every Europa League game a 'final' for Man United - Luke Shaw

Huntelaar's contract with Schalke is running out and he told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf this week that he will be leaving at the end of the season. Should United go all the way to the final, it would be a triumphant return home for star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who has never won a European trophy despite claiming league titles in four different countries.