by | October 10, 2017 | 15:22

I think the format is helping me. A product of Randpark, Michael was introduced to the game at just three years old by his father and grandfather but played all the sports, and as a youngster achieved provincial colours for soccer and national colours for baseball.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:36

Pence released a statement explaining his hurried departure as political overtones continued to hit America's national winter sport. President Trump said in a tweet that he asked "Pence to leave the stadium if any players kneeled, disrespecting our country".

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:00

He came into Game 3 just 1 for 10 with six strikeouts, and in his first two at-bats Monday had only seen three pitches while the rest of the team grinded away at Zack Greinke . "We can't get too far ahead of ourselves", said the Diamondbacks' Daniel Descalso , a veteran of 47 playoff games. "We've been doing this all year".

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:42

But I guess there were positives. "I had very tough draw here". He is now 2360-points ahead of his long-time rival and is favourite to finish the year as the top ranked men's singles player. He saved two match points in his nervy opener against Frenchman Lucas Pouille . The dynamic had been so good until that moment. I was too many times in defending positions.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:44

Vice President Pence left Sunday's game between the Indianapolis Colt's and the San Francisco 49ers , saying he was disgusted by the players who took a knee during the national anthem . It's OK for individuals to object to the players' protests. "If NFL players actually believed in their labor rights, all 53 Cowboys would kneel next weekend, and dare Jerry Jones to fire them all", he tweeted.

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:09

Jones then joined up with the England squad for global duty but was soon sent back to Carrington following a recurrence of his ankle problem, prompting fears he would not be able to take part against Liverpool . The Blues have retained the core of their side, while adding quality in the shape of Alvaro Morata and Bakayoko but have struggled for consistency so far.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:58

Secret Service says it has no records of any recording systems or transcripts of any conversations President Trump may have had in the White House . Trump suggested on Friday, following Comey's hearing, that the press will find out in a "very short period of time " whether any tapes exist. At Monday's White House Press briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Mr.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:11

Victor Lindelof is still set to agree personal terms and pass a medical which is most at times a formality. United have reached an agreement to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica for 35million euros. He has won the league and cup with Benfica and done well in the Champions League. The Portuguese stopper has spent time on loan at Rochdale in 2015 and impressed for Belenenses while on a similar deal last season.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:21

And when Steph turned that corner, I think it was after Christmas Day, when he turned that corner, we became nearly unbeatable. "I was anxious, I was jittery". "So I just tried to think about that, but also add my flair to the game". Unbelievable coaches along the way, from college, Bob McKillop, to the NBA, Mark Jackson, obviously Steve Kerr, Don Nelson, guys that have instilled confidence in me and allowed me to be who I am as a basketball player.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:58

Victor Lindelof will undergo his medical next week after Manchester United confirmed a deal is in place to sign the centre-back from Benfica this summer, according to the Mirror . "We've got young Keane has done exceptionally well at Burnley, we're looking to bring him back at Manchester United for £28m, all of a sudden Lindelof is 30 [million]", Wilkins told Sky Sports .

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:16

Their one title came past year when the Cavs became the first National Basketball Association team to rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to deliver the city its first major championship since 1964. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback a year ago. Curry is an unrestricted free agent this summer and Durant can become one with a player option.

by | June 14, 2017 | 16:03

Should Pittsburgh trade the 32-year-old Fleury to another club, it would have to make another goaltender available in the expansion draft. The Penguins want to protect Matt Murray , but the decision to expose Fleury was hard because the organization has so much respect for him.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:36

It was not a case of Halep getting tight and choking on a lead but rather Ostapenko getting hot with her high-risk game and hitting her way out of trouble on both wings, so much so that one statistic revealed her forehand was an average hit faster than Andy Murray's.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:09

Conn Smythe Trophy, for the most valuable player in the playoffs, was awarded to Sidney Crosby , also for the second year in a row. "I think we gained a ton of experience from this run". Viewership was up 19 percent vs. the 2016 Stanley Cup Final , which featured the Penguins and the San Jose Sharks. Matt Murray stopped 27 shots for Pittsburgh , including four critical saves when Nashville failed to capitalize on 3:28 of power-play time midway through the third period.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:38

Shortly before the team issued its statement, Warriors owner Joe Lacob was asked about a potential White House visit during an interview with ESPN's First Take . Even their coach Steve Kerr has been critical of the new POTUS. Traditionally, college and professional championship teams have made the trek to the White House to be saluted by the President.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:01

The call both denied Nashville a crucial 1-0 lead, and played an outcome in the result. Some 10 minutes later, Sissons was in alone only to be stopped by goalie Matt Murray . "A lot of these guys played injured in the playoffs and showed a lot of character". Midway through his career, Crosby has a world junior crown, three Stanley Cups , two Conn Smythes, two Olympic gold medals, a world championship and a pair of Hart Trophies.

by | June 14, 2017 | 15:35

And the victory is more than just an accomplishment to celebrate; it's also a valuable marketing tool for Pittsburgh to attract players and off-ice staff. It turned out the referee was in a bad position to see the puck and blew his whistle when he lost sight of the puck. "I think ( Evgeni Malkin ) comes to mind right away", said Crosby .

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:50

Hornqvist scored the game-winning goal with only 95 seconds left when he batted a puck that had bounced off the end boards out of mid air, off the net and off goalkeeper Pekka Rinne's back and into the goal. "We were getting chances, just nothing was going in for us", Murray said. We just kept finding ways. Nick Bonino can barely stand up, and he's out there in the celebration.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:27

After the game, Puig admitted to stooping down the hecklers' level. "People were talking to me before the home run, and then after the home run they kept talking", he said. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he didn't see the gesture and asked jokingly, "Are you sure it wasn't No. 1 he was signaling?" Puig's second inning blast put the Dodgers up 2-0.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:13

The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to capture their second championship in three seasons on Monday night, prompting conjecture over whether the team would make the traditional visit after several key members spoke out against Trump during the campaign and his presidency.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:59

Erin - Rory McIlroy believes the layout of the Erin Hills course at this week's US Open will allow players to make aggressive shots. "My preparation for Majors has been a little different than in years past, maybe a few less trips around the golf course than I might have done previously", Scott said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:39

While there's been nothing official yet from the school, WKTN radio in Kenton, Ohio, is reporting that Tyler Heintz collapsed after a workout on KSU's campus earlier Tuesday and died. "The post-mortem is just one piece of the puzzle", he said. Investigators are now in the process of collecting hospital records, gathering reports of any medical history, and interviewing any players who was with Heintz at the time he collapsed.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:26

The entire idea of an expansion draft is to let an expansion franchise take players from existing teams. Claude Giroux , Valtteri Filppula and Wayne Simmonds meet the criteria. The Golden Knights will be allowed first crack at any pending unrestricted or restricted free agent, as long as that player is not protected in the Expansion Draft .

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:27

Two championships in three years. "Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was but until you break through and win that first championship there's still something there". Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was asked multiple times about President Trump this season, with Kerr last month calling him a "blowhard" and said he was "ill-suited" for the presidency.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:51

Miller (3-1) took the loss, his first loss in 53 appearances for Cleveland, since he was acquired in a trade from the Yankees on July 31 of previous year. McCarthy dropped a 2-1 decision against the Nationals last time out with a run scoring on two hits and two BB in seven frames. It doesn't happen often, but Andrew Miller allowed a run Tuesday night and it helped cost the Indians the game.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:38

This time a wrist injury forced him to pull out ahead of the third round and bothered him for the rest of the season. It's true that every year is going to be more and more hard, but I always have the motivation and Paris is always going to be really special for me.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:04

However, the former world number one added: "I remember this pressure in the past, because I take time before I serve". Nadal sent 31 winners whizzing past his opponent and converted seven of his 18 break-point opportunities. He overcame him in straight sets in the French Open last four a year ago, and drubbed the sixth seed in the semi-finals of the Rome Masters last month.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:30

In a tightly called Game 5 of the NBA Finals, it was a no-call involving Kevin Durant that helped the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Cleveland Cavaliers . Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up a year ago after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games.

by | June 14, 2017 | 14:04

The Warriors won the 2015 National Basketball Association championship but failed to repeat past year after blowing a 3-1 finals lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers . "There was never any question in my mind that this was going to work", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of the addition of Durant to a Curry-led core that already was good enough to make consecutive Finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 12:42

Judge highlighted his first career four-hit game and third career multi-homer game when he sent a 1-1 slider from Logan Verrett well over the left-center-field fence. On April 28, 2017, he had his first multi-home run game against the Baltimore Orioles . It was his longest homer, and the catcher became the sixth Yankee to reach double digits in long balls.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:27

The diminishing of his and the Warriors' accomplishment won't just stop, but ultimately Golden State needed Durant as much as he needed them, with both sides achieving their goal. Then it was Golden State's turn again, taking the title in five games. There will be one question inevitably asked this offseason by most of the 29 other teams in the National Basketball Association whose fingers didn't get to smudge the golden surface of the Larry O'Brien Trophy this year.

by | June 14, 2017 | 12:11

After a show of solidarity in a pregame ceremony , England's opener come on the counter-attack in the ninth minute when Raheem Sterling laid the ball off for the overlapping Ryan Bertrand , who sent in a cross for Kane to tap in. England have won only one of their past seven games against France , losing five. It was no surprise when their victor came 12 minutes from time -and fittingly it was Mbappe who set up Dembele for a powerful, low finish.

by | June 14, 2017 | 13:15

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Jared Hughes during the seventh inning in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in St.

by | June 14, 2017 | 11:46

Mbappe scored 26 goals in all competitions and has become part of the France squad, starting the 3-2 victory over England on Tuesday evening. " First and foremost, Mbappe has been a phenomenal revelation this season at such a young age ".

by | June 14, 2017 | 11:29

Durant was on the court for 40-plus minutes in the finale, most of the time staring down James . "We prevailed, we are champions and it was unbelievable to do it on our own floor". "There's no doubt in my mind that he will return as the coach of this team ", general manager Bob Myers told ESPN . " You've got to call Kevin Durant a champ now".