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Sports Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan
Author: 0 Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan

In an unsettling development for Major League Baseball , there was more on-the-field tension at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday night, as well as a new disclosure of a fan's use of a racial slur. On a normal night, 12 to 15 people are ejected, most often for alcohol-related incidents. "I'm glad the Sox are encouraging fans to come forward", said Hennick, a freelance journalist who has written essays on raising a biracial son for Yahoo and Ebony .

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Punishes, Dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Even so, the 26-year-old outpunched Chavez Jr, who had been expected to cause problems with his sheer size, three to one and won every round. "I liked the performance of Alvarez against Chavez, but in September everything will be different - a big drama show".

Author: 0 Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Olynyk

The Washington Wizards used a 22-0 run to take control of Game 3 of their second-round series against the Boston Celtics. Wall finished with 27 points, 12 assists and five steals. What the Wizards did to Thomas was two-fold. Overall, the dental issues haven't affected the All-Star point guard's play on the court. "But until you win a championship, you can't consider yourself a great player".

Author: 0 Wenger focus on top four not his future

But the north Londoners showed unexpected spirit as Nacho Monreal equalised to force extra-time before Chile forward Sanchez bagged the victor from close-range. "The players showed great togetherness". "We are in the final now so have something to look forward to", Ramsey told Arsenal's official website. "I think what I did was just to give a bit more security to a team who conceded three goals in the last three away games".

Sports Bairstow ´tough to leave out´ says England boss Bayliss
Author: 0 Bairstow ´tough to leave out´ says England boss Bayliss

The pair brought up their respective fifties in successive deliveries - Root's 21st in ODIs, Morgan's 32nd - but both would fall short of three figures. Porterfield, in sight of a century, tried to revive his side but was bowled attempting an extravagant lap-sweep off fast bowler Mark Wood , who ended the match by dismissing George Dockrell in the 47th over.

Sports Tillman has triumphant return as Orioles beat White Sox 4-0
Author: 0 Tillman has triumphant return as Orioles beat White Sox 4-0

Ynoa (1-0) gave up six hits, walked none and struck out five. The southpaw leads the team in strikeouts, second in innings pitched, second best ERA among Orioles' starters and owns the second most quality starts. Hanging breaking balls, especially two strikes, I need to get those in the dirt. Though the topic is likely to come up soon, Renteria didn't comment about whether or not Covey's spot in the rotation is in jeopardy.

Author: 0 Champions League: I'm convinced we can dump Real Madrid out - Simeone

Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar. Casemiro said that players need to relax before a big game. "We had a good game today". Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Take 3-0 Lead, LaMarcus Aldridge Leads Spurs Past

After scoring 19 points combined in the first two games, Aldridge finally showed up and it helped propel San Antonio to a huge road victory. LaMarcus Aldridge was digitally crucified after his four-point performance in Game 1 . Star small forward Kawhi Leonard had another strong game with 26 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. He also missed as many free throws this game as he's missed in the entire playoffs this year (two).

Author: 0 Wait over: Canelo, Triple G eager for September megafight

After jabbing the heck out of Chavez the first three rounds, Alvarez turned on the power in the fourth, at one point landing a multi-punch combination that had his fans chanting going wild while Chavez's supporters booed. And we're extremely proud and happy and excited that this fight is gonna take place on September 16th, anywhere around the world. Golovkin concluded by wishing Alvarez good luck, while Alvarez retorted by stating that good luck is for the mediocre.

Author: 0 Why I banned my mother from Klitschko fight - Anthony Joshua

Even if he's too old, which I think he is, he's in a good place mentally and that's a unsafe fighter. I think if you can control your nerves in this big arena it makes a massive difference to the performance. The contrast from his respectful exchanges with Klitschko was significant, and the Ukrainian said: "Joshua is preparing for the 29th April so he is better to keep his focus on the 29th and not react to anything else".

Author: 0 Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

The Capitals are 5-1 in their last 6 road games, 1-6 in their last 7 Conference Semifinals games and 39-12 in their last 51 games playing on 1 days rest. "I think I closed my eyes when I shot and thankfully it went in", Pageau said of the victor. Washington blew the game because of how poorly they played in transition.

Sports Jose focused on City not Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Jose focused on City not Ibrahimovic

The veteran forward will undergo knee construction surgery in the next few days in the United States, but has insisted that he won't be walking away from football just yet. Rooney, who sat down with Sky Sports' Geoff Shreeves before Thursday's Manchester derby at the Etihad , live on Sky Sports , talked through one of his most famous goals for United , in the 2-1 win in February 2011.

Author: 0 Formula One Russian Grand Prix sees Bottas secure first win

Lewis Hamilton was left puzzling a "very odd weekend" after struggling to fourth place in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas celebrated his first Formula One victory. While Mercedes bosses think Bottas will be unaffected by taking his maiden win, the Finn believes he will gain confidence from the result. Hamilton is just ten point ahead of Bottas who appears to be improving week-on-week as he gets comfortable in the Brackley-based team.

Author: 0 NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2

The 2017 National Football League draft continues Friday, April 28 , with rounds 2 and 3 in Philadelphia. Sweeping the notebook in the wake of the 2017 draft. The good news for Oregon State pertaining to the draft is that two players did eventually get picked on "Day Three", after early indications looked bleak through the first three rounds.

Sports San Antonio Spurs: Series tied against the Houston Rockets
Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs: Series tied against the Houston Rockets

Houston demolished the Spurs with a 27-point victory in the opener before San Antonio returned serve with a 25-point beat down of the Rockets in Game 2 . The supporting cast provided 36-points which helped Greg Popovich's Spurs defeat the Houston Rockets. "If we don't have him, it's going to be a lot tougher to hang with teams like Houston and Golden State, the Clippers, that kind of thing", Popovich said before the season ended.

Sports Bruins Eliminated From Playoffs With 3-2 Loss to Senators in OT
Author: 0 Bruins Eliminated From Playoffs With 3-2 Loss to Senators in OT

The Bruins made the playoffs for the first time in three seasons, rallying after firing the winningest coach in franchise history and the one that led them to the 2011 Stanley Cup title in 2011. There's a lot of respect between them, and that was evident in the post-series handshake line. I hate to hear this "he isn't experienced", he has lit up the World Juniors in the last two years.

Sports Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal
Author: 0 Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal

He had "John 3:16" written on his forehead, and a Bible was opened to the same passage and marked with blood in his cell. The 3:16 verse states: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life .

Author: 0 Wizards Forward Oubre Ejected for Bowling over Olynyk

Wizards head coach Scott Brooks said a few days ago that we wouldn't see a return of 90s basketball in their current series with the Boston Celtics . I'm just trying to go out there and play hard. Can we please change the Wizards name back to the Bullets? Olynyk fell backward to the court as players charged toward the altercation.

Author: 0 Clemson QB Deshaun Watson says Cardinals' black unis are 'nasty'

Here is what NFL.com draft expert Lance Zierlein had to say about Watson and what the Texans could be getting. Watson is a proven victor who led Clemson to a national championship last season and took the Tigers to the national title game the year before.

Author: 0 Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

It would be a matchup of the two best players in hockey, but I think the Penguins overall experience and skill would beat them out. "He's a game-changer for us, so when he didn't change the game, I just looked to change the mojo a little bit".

Author: 0 Wizards Dominate Game 3 After Celtics' Hard-Fought Victory

According to ESPN , Boston and Washington are two teams that do not like each other. Thomas' first field goal didn't come until 1:21 into the second quarter. He was tossed from Game 3 for charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk . The Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Conference Semifinals games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall.

Author: 0 Brett Gardner's ninth-inning blast lifts Yankees over Cubs

Chase Whitley started the game and held the Cubs to one run, but only went 4.1 IP (it was the second start of his big league career, and he was on a pitch count). The wind then turned in the Yankees' favor in the top of the sixth, when Didi Gregorius' routine pop fly was lost by Jay, who came charging in but could not make a sliding catch, loading the bases.

Sports Machado homers, O's end strained series vs Red Sox with win
Author: 0 Machado homers, O's end strained series vs Red Sox with win

A diving catch in the field. On the next day, Orioles pitcher Kevin Gasuman was ejected after hitting Boston's Xander Bogaerts with a 76 miles per hour curveball, which was thought by many to be accidental. "That's what happened. Immediately, the fan made us aware of it, thankfully, so we were able to address it right away". Kendrick's last time out - on Friday - he allowed one hit over seven shutout innings for the PawSox.

Author: 0 His style is more fluid - Wenger defends Ozil

Mesut Özil has chose to go in a different direction with his ongoing saga of contract renewal with Arsenal. "Overall the big players get more criticism than the others". "Are you telling me his early success at Arsenal had nothing to do with inheriting the best back five in world football?". "His style is more fluid, less aggressive but it doesn't mean you want it less than others".

Author: 0 Selby comeback earns third world snooker crown

Selby , fondly known as the "Jester from Leicester", is renowned for his redoubtable battling skills and the packed auditorium at the Crucible Theatre were treated to this in spades as the two-time champion completed quite a comeback having at one point trailed 10-4.

Sports LeBron passes Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list
Author: 0 LeBron passes Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list

Jordan is first on the National Basketball Association postseason scoring list with 5,987 points. James, who led the Cavaliers to their first NBA championship and the third of his career a year ago, is trying to take a team to the NBA Finals for the seventh straight season.

Author: 0 Pochettino: Spurs have improved since last year's flop

Chelsea's run-in looks kind on paper, but Luiz suggests that Chelsea know they still have to be on top of their game to seal a second title in three seasons. Every remaining fixture is simulated 50,000 times , as a result, that predicts the final places for all top flight teams across the country. Chelsea want to keep Willian, who has been in good form, despite playing a back up role for Eden Hazard and Pedro this season.

Sports Gianluigi Buffon goes over 600 minutes without conceding
Author: 0 Gianluigi Buffon goes over 600 minutes without conceding

Monaco this season shows such sparkling football, which is simply not possible not to admire. Gianluigi Buffon keep at bay a Monaco side that had scored three goals in each of their previous four Champions League games. Falcao came within centimeters of pulling a crucial goal back in the 87th minute after the former Manchester United striker narrowly missed Fabinho's in-swinging free-kick.

Sports Man Utd defender Luke Shaw to miss rest of season
Author: 0 Man Utd defender Luke Shaw to miss rest of season

Lately, however, both clubs have taken a step backwards. Mourinho once labelled Wenger a "voyeur" and on another occasion called him a "specialist in failure". It's actually quite simple, if United win the Europa League but finish outside of the top four then the Premier League finishes with five Champions League spots, the same could be said of Celta Vigo.

Author: 0 Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead

They came up with clutch stops and shots in crunch time to secure the win 115-104. He just could never stay on the court, especially in the most vital games. "I had it before", he said. A total of 15 points was all the Jazz could muster in the first quarter. It's not a bad thing for Utah to compete as well as they did, of course.

Sports Mike Tyson is full of praise for Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 Mike Tyson is full of praise for Anthony Joshua

The excitement Joshua has brought to the heavyweight division has led to comparisons with Tyson in his pomp and the Brooklyn-born fighter believes the Brit is only just getting started. "Two of the best conditioned heavyweight fighters I can remember though". The IBF are likely to make a decision on the possible clash between heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev at some point next week.

Author: 0 Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf

It became a big advantage as Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Co. got well-rested, healthy and ready for the next challenge in their championship chase: those upstart youngsters from Utah in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday night.

Sports No Kerr as Jazz visit Warriors
Author: 0 No Kerr as Jazz visit Warriors

Notably, Brown said that Kerr made a brief appearance at the coaches' meeting on Friday to help set the framework for the next series. "Steve hammered it home to us as coaches on our (preseason) retreat, he hammered it home to the guys during training camp, and he's been consistent with that message the entire", Brown said.

Sports Totti to retire at end of season, says Monchi
Author: 0 Totti to retire at end of season, says Monchi

Per the MailOnline's Adam Shergold , Roma general manager Mauro Baldissoni said: "Francesco has a six-year contract [to become a director] so he is going to be involved in many more derbies, even if he will be off the field for those".