• Ichiro: No sense of loss after removed from roster
Ichiro: No sense of loss after removed from roster

Ichiro has appeared in 15 games this season, and has batted.205 with zero extra base hits. Late in spring training, Ichiro and the Mariners agreed on a 1-year deal. The team is not calling the move a retirement, and Ichiro's agent did leave open the possibility of a return to baseball. "He's taking on a different role for 2018, and 2019 has yet...

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  • Mets ace cleared to make next start
Mets ace cleared to make next start

The team initially announced that it was a hyperextended elbow, but scheduled an MRI for Thursday. "He said it feels fine throwing, he hadn't had any issues throwing. It was revealed later in the evening that DeGrom hyperextended his right elbow. As I said, it only gives me pause instead of thinking deGrom will definitely miss time.

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  • Knicks's Next Coach is David Fizdale
Knicks's Next Coach is David Fizdale

But after an eight-game losing streak in November and a feud with Gasol, Fizdale was a goner. Of course not. It is, however, a good decision for the Knicks in the middle of a rebuild. Milwaukee may be a better fit for Budenholzer as the Bucks are a playoff team on the rise with a healthy superstar in Giannis Antetokounmpo. But it's not a bad bonus ...

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  • Is Justify the horse to lift the Kentucky Derby's 'curse of Apollo'?
Is Justify the horse to lift the Kentucky Derby's 'curse of Apollo'?

While there will be plenty of money on the favorites for the annual Run for The Roses there are some smart sleeper picks with vast potential that might be worth taking a chance on in this race. "California Chrome usually ran in small fields and you saw how he performed over his career". Bolt d'Oro and the lightly raced Hofburg have to be cons...

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  • Wenger's European dream is ended by Costa
Wenger's European dream is ended by Costa

MADRID (AP) - France defender Laurent Koscielny's World Cup hopes are in serious doubt after he suffered a suspected ruptured Achilles in Arsenal's Europa League semifinal defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Arsenal continued to push and probe in a tense finish, but the equaliser evaded them as Mkhitaryan fizzed a shot just over the ba...

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  • Roma chief demands video ref after Champions League exit
Roma chief demands video ref after Champions League exit

Radja Nainggolan's late brace gave Roma a 4-2 win on Thursday (AEST) at the Stadio Olimpico but Liverpool prevailed 7-6 on aggregate at the end of a remarkable semi-final tie. "Throughout my career, I have faced the best forward players in the world - many of them who are considered among the greatest ever". 'They keep finding a way to get the ...

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  • Roberto Firmino agrees new 'long-term' contract with Liverpool
Roberto Firmino agrees new 'long-term' contract with Liverpool

Firmino will he expecting to feature for Liverpool FC when the Reds take on AS Roma in the return leg of their Champions League semi-final tie in Rome on Wednesday night. "The manager helped me a lot after he arrived here", Firmino added in an interview with LFC TV. "We've grown a lot and now we are showing that with the results on the pitch"...

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  • Broncos fan hates Tom Brady so much he got Eagles SB tattoo
Broncos fan hates Tom Brady so much he got Eagles SB tattoo

But I need to invest in them, too. My daughter, who's 5, and my middle son, who's 8, they were crying. Even Joe Montana failed to feel the love late in his time with the 49ers, just before they traded him to Kansas City in order to turn to Steve Young.

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  • Sale Sharks Distances Themselves From Paddy Jackson/Stuart Olding Reports
Sale Sharks Distances Themselves From Paddy Jackson/Stuart Olding Reports

The players had their Ulster and Ireland contracts revoked last month after a review into the players' future in the wake of their acquittal on the charges. 'Our search continues for top class players to bolster the squad for next season '. Sale have form in this regard and sources indicated their statement should be treated with caution.

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  • Ndidi named Leicester City's Young Player of the Year
Ndidi named Leicester City's Young Player of the Year

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has six weeks to recover from the hamstring injury he suffered during an English Premier League match last weekend. "We have had a lot of ups and downs this season but it's good that we are safe". Ndidi, 21, won the award for the second year in a row for his robust displays in the middle of the park.

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  • Mariners' James Paxton Strikes Out 16 For New MLB Season High
Mariners' James Paxton Strikes Out 16 For New MLB Season High

But, Seattle's usually solid bullpen gave up the lead as Oakland rallied to win 3-2. "The cities are so clean and nice there, and the fans are great. An Opening Day Series is another great opportunity to build on the much anticipated success of the off-season tour".

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  • Charles Barkley talked about punching Kenny and Shaq while apologizing to Draymond
Charles Barkley talked about punching Kenny and Shaq while apologizing to Draymond

When Green heard about the comments post game, he strongly encouraged Barkley to go ahead and punch him next time the two see each other, or, in lieu of fisticuffs, to shut his damn mouth . It looks like this playground feud is just getting started and I'm sure we can expect a response from Chuck any day now. After both from Green and his mother...

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  • Danica Patrick gets Indy 500 veteran refresher course 'over with'
Danica Patrick gets Indy 500 veteran refresher course 'over with'

That is much better today. It was much different today. "I feel better, and hey, look, on anything that you're doing - whether it be your work, your goals, your recovery from an injury, whatever it is - as long as it's headed in the right direction and the trajectory is going the way you want it to, then it's just a matter of time".

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  • Kids learn to skate through Golden Knights program
Kids learn to skate through Golden Knights program

Later, with less than 20 seconds to go in the second as the Sharks were killing a tripping penalty to Logan Couture , Jones stopped quality chances by William Karlsson and Marchessault, nearly in succession. "Head coach Peter DeBoer told reporters after Game 3 that his team has "[chased] the game" in all three games this series, and been unable to...

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  • Red Sox's Joe Kelly Enjoys Game From Stands During Suspension
Red Sox's Joe Kelly Enjoys Game From Stands During Suspension

Drew Pomeranz makes just his third start of the season today for Boston . "It was an all-around good game". Hand hit pinch hitter Austin Slater with a pitch to start the ninth. Santana hit the first pitch from Reds reliever and former Brewer Jared Hughes, who inherited runners on first and second. The slam came off the bat of Xander Bogaerts ...

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  • Mookie Betts has hit three home runs today
Mookie Betts has hit three home runs today

But Eduardo Nuñez homered against Kelvin Herrera in the bottom half. Boston's offense has put up 5.7 runs per contest, including 4.2 per game over its last 10 games and 5.8 per game over its last five. David Price (2-3, 3.78 ERA) takes on Mike Minor (2-1, 4.33 ERA) in the series opener. Jon Gray pitched seven innings against Chicago, which had ...

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  • Colorado Rockies pound Chicago Cubs, Yu Darvish
Colorado Rockies pound Chicago Cubs, Yu Darvish

And is the more important thing the quality of pitching they've been getting lately? The Rockies went 7-for-33 on Monday night (including a 3-for-4 performance from Noel Cuevas) and it seemed like they were lighting the world on fire with their efforts.

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  • Diego Simeone warns Atletico Madrid players of Mesut Ozil
Diego Simeone warns Atletico Madrid players of Mesut Ozil

Simeone will have to make two changes from the first leg in England. "At the minute I think I would like to finish my job". Atletico carry a 1-1 draw, and an away goal, into the second leg at the Wanda Metropolitano , with a place in this month's final now in sight.

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  • The 5 best places to watch the Wells Fargo Championship
The 5 best places to watch the Wells Fargo Championship

The Masters has come and gone. Compatriot Phil Mickelson , who won March's WGC Mexico, has six top-5 finishes in his last 10 appearances at Wells Fargo . Like Justin Thomas , Fleetwood has yet to miss a cut this season. Of course, she said yes! Lastly, we find Francesco Molinari also listed at $7,400 and his name is popping more than anyo...

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  • New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves

He then handed the ball over to the bullpen to finish it off. Teheran is 8-5 with a 2.44 ERA in 21 games (20 starts) against the Mets . Syndergaard (2-1) is winless in his last four starts despite a 2.55 ERA. Soroka will be opposed on the mound by the Mets' ace, Noah Syndergaard , and his blazing fastball, with offspeed pitches that register as f...

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