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by | April 27, 2017 | 15:45

Tottenham Hotspur kept their Premier League title aspiration intact with a 1-0 win.against Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park on Wednesday night, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. At the other end, Andros Townsend teed up Christian Benteke to test Hugo Lloris with a low right-footed shot on the quarter-hour mark, but the visitors soon began dominating proceedings, with Kyle Walker spurning a number of chances.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:42

In the first two games of the series, Perez has gone 5-for-7 with a double, two triples, two home runs and seven RBIs . Thames became the first Brewers player to hit 10 home runs in the team's first 21 games. Seven of the 10 home runs have come against the Cincinnati Reds. MARINERS 8, TIGERS 0: At Detroit, James Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift Seattle.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:39

Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. She says after the game she went outside to wait for a cab and a couple approached her. Kassian with two, ( David) Desharnais and tonight, Slep. "Honestly I didn't even notice he wasn't out there until the 10-minute mark".

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:38

You just have to stay focused and play your game. The medical staff did a great job of keeping them safe to play. "We haven't had a chance to do that, so we'll get there". Or just keep one of them? "We had some guys who had heroic courage in playing in this series", DeBoer said. Similarly, Gibson was pulled from Game 3 in Calgary but otherwise was very solid in the series sweep.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:33

Lionel Messi scored in the 92nd minute of the game, this was his second goal of the match as he silenced Madrid and their fans after substitute James Rodriguez had equalised seven minutes earlier following Sergio Ramos' red card in the second half.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:21

Conley's attorney, Kevin Spellacy, told TV station Cleveland 19 that the allegations are "ludicrous and ridiculous". That additional witness said Conley and the accuser were "on the bed together, but nothing happened". At what point, if any , would the risks that will come with drafting Conley be worth any possible rewards for the Giants? The first round of the NFL Draft commences Thursday, April 27.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:21

Not only is Zlatan Ibrahimovic's season over, reports on Friday evening have now suggested that his Manchester United career may also be done for. The injury to Ibrahimovic is not the only concern for the United manager as he looks to secure a place in next season's Champions League.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:19

Mix this with the verbal battle between Chicago's Jimmy Butler and Boston's Marcus Smart, and you have some genuine bad blood between the teams heading into Game 5. He just shot that one right-handed, actually, air-balled it. The Celtics bench also had a huge impact on the game. He scored 13 points playing 34 minutes in Game 4.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:19

Investors have pumped in over Rs 1 lakh crore into various mutual fund schemes in the first two months of the current financial year, 2015-16, . In addition to recharging your cell phone and buying movie tickets, you can now use your e-wallet to invest in mutual funds.

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:10

The Clippers eventually were eliminated in six games. "I wanted us to return the favor". "I'm not thinking about the knee when I'm playing". "And it put a lot of pressure on our offense". "He just plays the game and obviously for us we try to get him involved as much as we can, especially when he's going like he was in the last quarter".

by | April 27, 2017 | 15:09

It was exactly the kind of do or die situation that has been the downfall of Wenger's notoriously fragile team in the past. In the 11th minute of extra time, just after Aguero was taken off, Alexis Sanchez scored the victor. "One day I will leave anyway so the most important thing is that Arsenal will always be a great club that everybody admires". The 20-year old appears to have lost his place in the Manchester City team, as he is predominantly on the bench if he is not completely ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:57

The visitors remain rooted to the bottom of the table ahead of the visit to Barcelona . At the Camp Nou, Messi followed up his remarkable performance in the " clasico " against Madrid with another two goals on Wednesday. Sociedad are up to sixth in the table after a third victory in four games while Valencia are now without a win in three. Lionel Messi reached 500 career goals for Barcelona after he netted the victor against Real Madrid on Sunday.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:56

Janusz Michallik breaks down all four teams that are still in contention for the remaining Champions League spots. DANIEL STURRIDGE could remain a Liverpool player beyond the season after modelling the club's new 125th anniversary kit. "Our 125th anniversary is great moment to celebrate our heritage and this kit really reflects that". Since taking over Liverpool's shirt designs in 2012/13, New Balance (and their subsidiary Warrior) have reverted to a simple liver bird design for the ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:56

The former world number one and five-time Grand Slam victor beat Italian veteran Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3 in Stuttgart . Scroll on to find out what Maria Sharapova has been up to while she's been suspended from the world of tennis. The Russian who has been serving a ban since previous year ban will return at the Stuttgart open in Germany. Just weeks after that defeat Sharapova announced she had tested positive for meldonium.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:54

We appreciate your support! He was named the league's Coach of the Year in 2009 when Cleveland finished with 66 wins. During his 20 regular-season appearances for Portland , the 22-year-old bowled his way to 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while helping to lift his team to a 14-6 record.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:49

Dates and times for the games have not been announced, though the series will begin in Anaheim. The schedule for Round 2 is yet to be released. The series victor takes on the Anaheim Ducks in Round 2. And Thornton, who had his hands full with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, was playing on a left knee that some say might have ACL damage. Following a scoreless middle frame, Paul Stastny scored for the blues in his first game of the postseason after not playing a game since taking a shot off the foot on ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:48

With that in mind, as emotionally significant as this win was for the Jays, who inched closer to respectability with a 6-14 record after an over-night home from California on Monday, the play that will rest in infamy belonged to Coghlan. While the club's offensive woes have been documented to begin the year, the shaky start of the Cardinals rotation combined with the Toronto's past success against them represent an opportunity for the Blue Jays to break out.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:37

So in one corner you have Joshua whose career is moving along at a rapid pace and is being hyped as the man to dominate boxing's most glamorous division for the next decade. Is this the fight which truly catapults Joshua on to the World stage. But older brother Vitali warned: "If Joshua loses the fight, he has a lot of space, because of his age".

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:30

After about five seconds of playing keep-away, Crosby centered the puck to young Jake Guentzel , whose shot leaked through Sergei Bobrovsky to cap a 5-4 Penguins' win and put the Jackets' on the brink of elimination. Calvert sat in the press box Sunday night, serving a one-game penalty for breaking a stick over the back of Pittsburgh's Tom Kuhnhackl and then decking him after the game was out of reach Friday night.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:23

The EHS guard will become the 12th Mr. Basketball victor to play for IL since 1981 and only the third in the last 16 years. In his senior year at Edwardsville High School, Smith averaged 21.9 points, 8.4 assists and 8.2 rebounds per game.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:11

Atleti made the trip to Leicester with a 1-0 advantage from last week's first leg after Antoine Griezmann's controversial penalty. You can see the Spaniard's goal here. "I know everyone loves it here and we're a family here, so I'm sure everyone wants to stay". "I feel emotion, pride and hope after such a tough game against a team which gave us so much pleasure to compete against, a team that did not throw in the towel and kept us at arms' length", said Simeone.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:10

Antetokounmpo, 22, will be looking to once again put his stamp on the Bucks' series against Toronto in their Game 2 showdown, one of three National Basketball Association playoffs games tonight that feature lower seeds trying to take 2-0 series leads.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:07

The 13th start of Ariel Miranda's major league career was his best. For all his accomplishments at the plate, Suzuki was never a home run hitter, although he had said he could hit 40 a season if we were willing to sacrifice his batting average.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:03

The 15th-seeded Ramos-Vinolas won 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 to advance to his first career ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinal. The 22-year-old Edmund, who is ranked 45th, was happy with the way he pushed Nadal in their first ever meeting. Cuevas was poor in the first set against Pouille, winning no points on his second serve and failing to save any break points. At one changeover he could be heard telling himself "I don't know how to play" as the Spaniard abruptly upped his level when the cause seemed ...

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:02

Chelsea failed to have a single shot on target in a Premier League game for the first time since another 2-0 loss to United in September 2007. They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation to win. United, meanwhile, will approach Thursday's Europa League quarterfinal second leg at home to Anderlecht, which is poised at 1-1, on the back of their best display under Mourinho.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:01

Jesus, who scored three goals in four starts after joining the club in January, has been out since breaking a bone in his foot in February. "This is not about myself and Guardiola, so I think now is the correct approach". Asked if there had been any other occasions when he had seen Mourinho, Guardiola said: "No. I didn't find him". He suggested the relationship between the pair was also, at least, courteous.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:00

If Spurs continue their winning ways, United could present their largest hurdle to prying the EPL trophy from Chelsea's hands. The Reds are now without captain Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane with the trio all injured as Jurgen Klopp's side look to secure their place in the Champions League next season.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:53

After blowing a 25-point first half lead during Thursday's Game 3, Paul George & Co. are trying to stay alive in the series. James considered the milestones a footnote on a day the Cavs blew a 13-point lead and allowed the Pacers to come all the way back and take a 102-100 lead with 1:31 to go.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:41

Olympic bronze medallist Katy Marchant was eliminated from the sprint competition in the first round on the second day of the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong . Australia's Amy Cure and Alexandra Manly, who twice crashed heavily, finished on 26 points to take bronze. "I'm incredibly happy, so, so happy". Britain's second gold in Hong Kong came as they await an independent review into allegations of sexism and bullying levelled at team leadership a year ago.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:40

Cam Talbot of the Edmonton Oilers makes a save against the San Jose Sharks in Game Six on Saturday in San Jose, California. The San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton (19) reacts as the Sharks fall behind 2-0 against the Edmonton Oilers in the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:32

Ramirez suffered the injury rounding second base on Mitch Moreland's go-ahead single in the seventh inning. "Honestly, just from seeing the news I'm aware of it, but no one has personally come up to me and said something", rookie infielder Daniel Robertson said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:31

Griezmann coolly scored from the spot in the 28th minute by sending goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way with a firm strike into the left corner. As Atletico pushed in vain for a second goal, Leicester's hopes of overturning the deficit in the second leg were hit when Robert Huth was booked for a foul on the effervescent Griezmann, ruling the defender out of the return encounter.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:28

Arsenal are now up to sixth in the Premier League table, but still seven points off fourth placed Manchester City, though they do have a game in hand on the Citizens and two in hand on third placed Liverpool. Against Palace and West Brom, we'd 70 per cent of the possession and we lost. There was a period after Alvaro Negredo scored an equaliser when Middlesbrough , who have won only four league games this season, looked capable of going on to claim their fifth scalp.

by | April 27, 2017 | 13:23

A left calf strain forced Durant to miss Tuesday's practice, and it could force him to sit in the team's upcoming game. Durant will have five days to recover before Game 3, which takes place Saturday in Portland. If anything, being up 1-0 in the first round of the playoffs makes this ideal timing for Golden State. -KERR: Yes, yeah. I think everybody is healing and on the right path.

by | April 27, 2017 | 12:57

Vargas scattered four hits over seven innings with nine strikeouts and no walks before turning it over to Joakim Soria, who pitched a ideal eighth. We have some interleague action on tap Tuesday, as the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals to start a mini 2-game set.