Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs
- April 23, 2017

Mitchell Johnson came in for his first game and was excellent in conceding just 23 from his four overs, but it was fellow left-armer Mitchell McClenaghan along with Indians (in both nationality and IPL allegiance) Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya who struck early and often for Mumbai. (more...)
Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid
- April 22, 2017

Some 377 feet later, the ball landed in the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field, giving the Cubs a 7-4 win. Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras' RBI single in the sixth off Carlos Torres. The Chicago Cubs avoided a fifth straight loss in Major League Baseball, while the New York Yankees' winning streak was ended. Again, it's the latter part of the game. (more...)
Paul Merson states his prediction for Arsenal v Man City
- April 22, 2017

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Guardiola said: "He's really, really much, much better". He will once again be without young centre-back John Stones, who has a muscle injury, but Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus is in contention to play as he returns to action. (more...)
Olympic champion Rollins banned for year Olympic champion Rollins banned for year
- April 22, 2017

The sprinter was a member of the USADA registered testing pool, which consists of a select group of athletes who are subject to certain whereabouts requirements in order to be located for out-of-competition testing. This is a very unpleasant experience, but I am able to see where errors were made. The arbitration ruling also implied that USA Track and Field and her sports agency could have done more to try to prevent Rollins from getting a third strike. (more...)
Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story
- April 22, 2017

After taking a 2-0 lead on the road in their first-round series against the top-seeded Boston Celtics in large part thanks to the play of point guard Rajon Rondo, the Bulls learned Friday that Rondo will be sidelined indefinitely with a right thumb fracture. (more...)
Carolina Panthers GM talks NFL Draft, 2017 schedule Carolina Panthers GM talks NFL Draft, 2017 schedule
- April 22, 2017

Fournette's weaknesses appear to be strengths of McCaffrey as he has been praised for being an outstanding receiver out of the backfield. McCaffrey, who in 2015 broke Barry Sanders' record for most all-purpose yards in a season, weighed in at 202 pounds at February's combine. (more...)
Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'
- April 20, 2017

Elsewhere at the White House, the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski interrupted press secretary Sean Spicer's daily briefing with reporters, opening a door behind the spokesman to ask amid laughter: "You need some help?" According to the team's photo in front of the White House, several more contributors also made a decision to stay home. (more...)
West Ham make an attempt for Chelsea and Man United target Lukaku
- April 20, 2017

Lukaku, the leading scorer in the Premier League with 24 goals, has refused to sign a new deal but Everton are reluctant to sell the Belgium global unless they receive a staggering offer. Lukaku is the top goal-scorer in the Premier League this season having found the back of the net on 24 occasions. Still all of 23, Lukaku already has an experience of five years in the Premier League and has his best years ahead of him. (more...)
Judge's big blast helps Yankees cap grand homestand Judge's big blast helps Yankees cap grand homestand
- April 20, 2017

Still, manager Joe Girardi insisted the team views Bird as an everyday player. Judge went quietly, though, grounding into a 6-4 forceout to end it. More importantly for the Yankees is it continued the trend of Judge making contact instead of frequently striking out, which he has been known for along with his power. (more...)
Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea, says Kane
- April 19, 2017

Conte says he is anxious that Spurs, who have now won six on the bounce, now have the momentum in the run-in and could inflict further psychological damage on his side by beating them in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday. "They play courageous football, but it's also clever". We just have to do our job. Such a result would propel Conte's men into next Tuesday's Premier League game at home to Southampton with renewed confidence and the knowledge they could deliver a second ... (more...)
Red Sox edge slumping Blue Jays 8-7 Red Sox edge slumping Blue Jays 8-7
- April 19, 2017

With all the sporting noise in town just down the street these days, turns out it was mostly wishful thinking as the Jays continued to be mostly run-shy in an 8-7 loss to the Red Sox . He gave up six earned runs, 11 hits and a walk while striking out four. "Some balls found holes early and then they capitalized on some bad pitches later on", he said. (more...)
NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law
- April 19, 2017

Charlotte also put in several bids to host events, but was not selected for any. "North Carolina's new law does nothing to guarantee that LGBT people will be protected from discrimination" said James Esseks, director of the ACLU's LGBT and HIV Project. (more...)
California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson
- April 18, 2017

The bronze statue weighs 800 pounds and is eight feet tall. The life-size statue, which sits in the left field reserve area, is the first statue honoring a former player in the history of Dodger Stadium. April 15 has been recognized by Major League Baseball as a commemorative date since 2004 before the league-wide tradition of wearing the same numbered jerseys began in 2009. (more...)
Shia board for anti-triple talaq law like one against sati Shia board for anti-triple talaq law like one against sati
- April 18, 2017

The court will hear pleas filed by several Muslim women challenging the practice under which men can divorce their wives instantly by uttering the word "talaq" thrice. The Supreme Court (SC) is now hearing a case on the constitutional validity of triple talaq , the Islamic practice some Muslims follow of divorcing their wife by pronouncing the word "talaq" three times. (more...)
Little India in Singapore: It's Srikanth vs Praneeth in final Little India in Singapore: It's Srikanth vs Praneeth in final
- April 18, 2017

Joseph's College, Himayathnagar in Hyderabad , while paying tribute to his opponent in the final. Meanwhile in the match played later, Srikanth started the contest slowly and carefully to trail early on by 41. Ginting grabbed three points to narrow the gap but Srikanth soon sped ahead at 11-6 with a towering smash. Praneeth continued to dominate the proceedings and moved to a 20-17 lead when Srikanth made a service error. (more...)
Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash
- April 17, 2017

Craig Shakespeare's side claimed Christian Benteke fouled Yohan Benalouane as he headed the 70th minute equaliser after Yohan Cabaye had brought Palace into the game but there is no doubt they must be more solid against the Spaniards. Before this run, they'd won five games in 26 attempts in the Premier League. The conversation will be with Wes and our medical department and we'll give him every opportunity between now and then but if he's not ready we won't take a gamble. (more...)
Centurion Ronaldo's brace leads Real to stunning win over Bayern
- April 16, 2017

Ronaldo said it was a moment to savour. "I wanted to reach this record. To be able to reach this mark is an honour and against a team like Bayern it is better still", the Portugal skipper told BeIN Sport Spain . "And as he has so much ambition. but in the end we are all happy as it is not easy to get this result here". The goal powered the side into performing better as they sought control of the ball and the possession to make Bayern pay for a struggling first half. (more...)
Ozil is back after Champions League exit, says Wenger
- April 15, 2017

It is coming into motion. We have to start winning games. We defended well with numbers. "We knew that it was going to get tough". Asked if the team are still playing for the manager, Wenger replied: "I dont know, they play first for the club and for themselves, and of course I am part of the club as well". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers Leader & NFL Icon Dan Rooney Dies At Age 84
- April 15, 2017

Mr. Rooney, who also served as USA ambassador to Ireland, took over day-to-day management of the Steelers in the 1960s from his father, Art Rooney , who bought the franchise in 1933. Considered one of the most inspirational and influential executives in the NFL, Rooney was widely respected and appreciated even beyond the boundaries of football. (more...)
City desperate to beat United to Alexis Sanchez City desperate to beat United to Alexis Sanchez
- April 15, 2017

Ozil's own future is also uncertain as he approaches the final 12 months of his contract. "I think at the moment it would be wrong to think about", he added. The Gunners are reluctant to sell to another English club if they can not agree terms but the same was true of Robin van Persie in 2012, when Arsenal accepted an offer from Juventus only for the Dutchman to push through a move to United. (more...)