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Leicester City insist they know how to handle Antoine Griezmann

Severer Leicester City players took snaps of themselves at Real Madrid training ground with some familiar faces. "We know we are strong at home and I am sure we can cause them problems". Shakespeare said last week the referee made a mistake but insisted he has moved on following the Swedish official's error. Referee Jonas Eriksson awarded a first-half spot-kick despite Marc Albrighton fouling Griezmann outside the area. Read More »

Leicester wait on injury doubt Morgan

The centre-half is being closely monitored by Leicester's medical staff, who will continue to assess his condition. A long throw from Christian Fuchs into the penalty box was met with some static Palace defending and Huth was allowed time and space to head past Wayne Hennessey. Read More »

Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask


After patiently working the leg back to shape, Donaldson grudgingly acknowledged the need for a major step back. "It's very aggravating, very frustrating", Donaldson told ESPN . Aoki singled against Liam Hendricks leading off the seventh for Houston's first hit of the game and later scored on Alex Bregman's single. You go through things like that during the season, but to be honest I don't remember one like this. Read More »

Umpire leaves game after being struck in mask


Happ (elbow) is scheduled to undergo an MRI, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet reports. He was placed on the disabled list the following day with a lower back strain. Orioles reliever Stefan Crichton struck him out with a slider off the plate. Nolan Arenado had three hits, including a home run off Matt Moore (1-2), who allowed five runs, 10 hits and three walks in 5⅔ innings. Read More »

Williams humbly passes Smith, joins elite coaching company


It would have been easy to crumble under the pressure - with the figurative Kris Jenkins ghost hanging over the Heels like a cloud - and the actual Kris Jenkins sitting behind their bench. It quickly became a daily topic for every media session for the Tar Heels, and even a familiar bit of injury drama at the point going back to injuries that hobbled Ty Lawson (toe) at the start of a tournament run to the 2009 title and sidelined Kendall Marshall (broken wrist) to derail a Final Four bid ... Read More »

Pochettino cranks up Chelsea pressure in title race


But Pochettino says he is not out for revenge. "If you win like today it's a big thing for you, to put pressure on your opponent". Alonso admits that would pile the pressure back on Chelsea, who face a tricky trip to Old Trafford to face a United team fuelled by a revenge mission on Sunday. Read More »

Pochettino: Pressure on Chelsea to beat Man Utd


We are ruthless at the moment. "I don't think we have got anything to prove on Saturday". "Every game we go into we're confident, ' said Kane, speaking before Chelsea lost at Old Trafford to further boost Spurs " title hopes. "Last season we never had the possibility to play before Leicester ". "It's always nice to find out you've broken a record". Heung-Min Son has revealed he, like Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino, is a fully paid up member of the Moussa Dembele fan club. Read More »

Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched


We completely outclassed Chelsea today and now a place in the top four is back in our hands. "At this stage of the season every game is a massive game". After 23 minutes, another United attack - sparked when Paul Pogba made a fine challenge to end a Chelsea counter - ended with Begovic pushing away a Rashford cross. Read More »

Henrik Lundqvist helps Rangers in win

When these two teams met in the playoffs in 2014 - the Rangers won that series 4-2 - NY won two of three games at the Bell Centre. Likely, no other words spoken post game by Glass or his teammates or his coach summed things up better because the Rangers bucked recent - and not so recent - trends, and perhaps conventional wisdom, in skating to a 1-0 series lead on the road Wednesday . Read More »

Will he or won't he? Nurkic's return still uncertain

The fourth quarter is where Golden State got its final burst of separation, when it fatally clamped down on Portland's offense. We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. "He made some tremendous defensive plays". He had nine assists. "I mean, he played a game that I'm not sure anybody else in the league is capable of, honestly". Read More »

Mumbai beat Kohli's RCB by 4 wkts


But Manoj Tiwary's quickfire 27 off 11 deliveries helped them get past 161. Captain Kohli did not hide his disappointment at the post-match presentation ceremony stating that the way they are playing at the moment they don't deserve to win. Read More »

NBA Playoffs Round 1: Indiana Pacers Upset? Cleveland Cavaliers Say Not Today

After trailing by 13 in the first quarter, the San Antonio Spurs buckled down to work and overwhelmed the Memphis Grizzlies, 111-82, at the AT&T Center to take a 1-0 lead in their Western Conference showdown. "He's one of the best one-on-one players in this league". "And the coaches will give us a great game plan going into Game 2". On three consecutive trips down the floor, the Cavs denied Pacers forward Paul George the ball, forcing his teammates to make a play. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Win Game One Over Portland Trailblazers

The Blazers lost by an average of 22 points, although it might not have been quite as bad as that number suggests as the first two were 23 and 45 point games. (It may seem premature to call it that, but the keyboard refuses to type anything else.) Green, the only man back on defense, switched off Lillard in the two-on-one to guard Vonleh, and met him in the air for the contest, powering and reversing a momentum shift like a one-man wind turbine. Read More »

Posey 'doing good' after fastball to helmet


I feel this is the right move. Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Francisco. Matt Moore pitches a great eight innings and leaves with a three-run lead. "As pitchers, we understand we're responsible for where we throw the ball, whether it's intentional or not", Moore said, per the Mercury News . Read More »

Hardaway Jr., Hawks stun champion Cavs 114-100

The disturbing aspect of this week's games against Cleveland and Atlanta is not that they were losses. This, in many, many ways, was worse, because the Cavs were trying. "How much is the fine for talking about the refs? Not worth it. Not worth it", Irving said. "I had some good conversation with the refs". Tim Hardaway Jr ., playing with a sprained left wrist and bruised right knee, scored 22 points and keyed the fourth-quarter surge. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Striker drained by Man Utd fixture pile-up


His numbers from the game shed light on what was an earth-shattering performance. "I don't know to say, but different teams, different players, maybe it's hard for some managers to find Ander Herrera to do the job that he did today", the Portuguese said, via the Manchester Evening News . Read More »

EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea, 5 Talking Points


So Spurs have momentum - but Chelsea still have a four-point lead, which counts for a lot with only six games left. United manager Jose Mourinho made four changes to the side that drew with Anderlecht on Thursday, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic dropping to the bench after complaining of fatigue following the 1-1 draw in Belgium. Read More »

Bottas beats Hamilton to claim maiden career pole position at Bahrain GP

Vettel's win leaves him seven points clear of Hamilton at the top of the championship standings, with Bottas moving into third place, albeit 30 points off the lead. This was a very tactical race , and Vettel made the correct calls. "The pit lane (incident) was really my fault so apologies to the team for losing the time there ... Read More »

NBA star Isaiah Thomas' sister dies in car accident in Washington

The sister of Boston Celtics NBA star Isaiah Thomas has died in a vehicle accident in Washington on Saturday. On his shoes were written several messages, including "Chyna", "RIP Lil Sis" and "I love you". " He's an wonderful player, an fantastic person", Stevens said of Thomas . He said Thomas has freedom to do "whatever he needs to do" as related to his sister and family. Read More »

Cavs rest LeBron, finish collapse with 98-83 loss to Raptors


IN (which plays Atlanta) and Chicago (which plays Brooklyn) control their destinies. "It's win or go home", Heat guard Josh Richardson said. "But sure, you'd love to go through the regular season 82-0 and have everybody sing your praises, and that's certainly not what we did". Read More »

Penguins beat Blue Jackets to take series lead

The Penguins took their first lead of the game when Guentzel snapped a shot out of the reach of Bobrovsky, but the advantage did not last long, as the Blue Jackets had an answer when Dubinsky corralled a rebound in front of the crease and roofed a shot off the crossbar for the goal. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton Beats Sebastian Vettel To Win Chinese Grand Prix

Canadian rookie Lance Stroll was the first casualty of the inclement conditions after he was punted from behind by the Force India of Sergio Perez. The Canadian beached his Williams in the gravel, bringing out the virtual safety vehicle. Vettel and Hamilton give each other high fives . Vettel, however, found himself stuck behind Ricciardo and the slower Raikkonen, even as Hamilton increased the gap at the front.By the time Vettel managed to get past, Hamilton was too far ahead.Raikkonen ... Read More »

Fans pumped, as Blues take 3-0 lead in series against Wild


Just in regular season games we have with them, they're always close and back and forth. The Blues played the ideal postseason road game for 59 minutes, 37 seconds until the levee finally broke when Zach Parise buried the tying goal with 22.7 ticks remaining in the third period off a deft set-up by Mikko Koivu. Read More »

Stevens: Thomas 'intention to play' after sister's death

On his shoes were written " Chyna " and "I love you". " He was incredible", Stevens said. Maybe he's just trolling all of us, going out of his way to get people talking about him (it's working). Stevens said Thomas has the Celtics' support in whatever he decides. Isaiah Thomas (personal) made 10-of-18 FGs and 10-of-12 FTs for 33 points on Sunday, adding six assists, five rebounds, three 3-pointers and one steal in 38 minutes. Read More »

Kolkata beats Kings XI 8th straight time to leads IPL

Pandey, who was let off when on 8 - when Naman Ojha missed a stumping opportunity - made an attractive 46 from 35 balls, which was studded with three crisp boundaries and two sixes. Narine (1/18) and Kuldeep Yadav (1/23) put the breaks on and Trent Boult (1/33) and Chris Woakes (2 for 49) did well to come back from early poundings and pick up wickets. Read More »

Zidane on Real Madrid derby draw: Tough game to assess

And with strike partner Kevin Gameiro out with a left-leg injury, the burden will be even greater. "He has improved enormously because he wanted to and he has looked to improve". Since then he has gone on to establish himself as one of the best forwards in the game but does not have a lot of trophies to back it up yet. "Their midfielders, their backs. Read More »

Neymar misses Clasico after Spanish league imposes ban

Barcelona's La Liga titles hopes could take a further blow following Neymar's sending off in their 2-0 defeat at Malaga on Saturday, with the Brazilian star a possible "El Clasico" absentee. Neymar has started 26 matches for Barcelona in La Liga this season, scoring nine goals and notching 10 assists. According to Marca , Barcelona will appeal the FA's decision. Read More »

Sister of Celtics's guard Thomas dies in car accident

Barkley, a former league MVP and panelist on TNT's "Inside The NBA" said he was "uncomfortable" with footage of Washington crying on the sidelines before a playoff game on Sunday. Out of the time-out, they got the ball into Butler's hands. "That's the way it has to be for us". Second-year Chicago Coach Fred Hoiberg is making his playoff debut, while Dwyane Wade is playing in his first postseason since leaving Miami. Read More »

Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play

The game everyone assumed was over in the first seconds actually was not decided until the final second ticked off the clock. "That's like the dumbest thing I've ever heard." Johnson, who scored 21 points, was left isolated against Jamal Crawford on the final play. Read More »

Garcia's 10th-inning homer leads White Sox over Twins 3-1


He allowed only five base runners and gave the Yankees distance on a day when closer Aroldis Chapman was unavailable. "It's one of those special ones that's going to be marked down in one of the record history books here", Twins Manager Paul Molitor said. Read More »

Cavs nip Pacers in Game 1 thriller: Spurs surge

But that's the way the play went down and I made the play. Amid chants of "MVP!" Paul George scored 29 points during a 109-108 loss in Cleveland on Saturday, adding five rebounds, seven assists, one steal and six 3-pointers in 41 minutes. Read More »

Westbrook nears National Basketball Association immortality

Russell Westbrook may or may not be this season's NBA MVP, but he will go down in the record books nonetheless. This was a road game. Westbrook made some key baskets down the stretch to keep his side's nose ahead, including a pull-up three off the dribble with less than 15 seconds remaining to seal the Oklahoma City victory. Read More »