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by | March 30, 2018 | 06:45

Three Opening Day home runs is something. Between Abreu, Anderson and Davidson, the team combined to tie an opening day record with six total home runs. The beneficiary of all the offense was James Shields , who put the White Sox in a big hole 16 pitches into the game. It's the first time the Royals have not sold out a home opener since 2009.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:31

He said: "We need to assess him". He's very positive and he is doing very well. "He is doing well and improving every day", Pochettino told a news conference. "When you play this type of game, the pressure is for both teams". "It is always a massive game because it is a London derby". "There is still a lot of games to play, but always it's important for your confidence, motivation to win on Chelsea would be fantastic", he added.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:05

The two-way star is also scheduled to make his pitching debut Sunday as the Angels starting pitcher against the A's. "We could have shuffled things in a lot of different ways", Scioscia said when discussing the Angel's rotation. Ohtani also is expected to start Sunday against the A's. Still, Scioscia called it a "great outing". "When it's in sync, [his fastball] comes out hot".

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:22

The drive kept up a familiar pattern in the majors: big leaguers hit a record 6,105 home runs last season. If his first swing of the season is any indicator of how year two will go, it's a great sign for Chicago. Tommy LaStella added two more later in the inning with a double to bring the Cubs to eight runs on the day. Rizzo's solo shot into the upper deck of Marlins Park put the Cubs up 4-1 on their way to an eventual 8-4 victory.

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:06

The Gunners' assistant manager, Steve Bould, said at Thursday's press conference that Wilshere had recovered from a knee injury and would be available to face relegation-threatened Stoke on Sunday. Wenger's side remain 13 points adrift of the top four in the Premier League, but Mustafi believes a corner has been turned following clear-the-air talks at Emirates Stadium.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:52

While we might not know all the details about what goes on between Head Coach Mike Tomlin and his players during these exit meetings, we do know how we would conduct those meetings if they were let up to us. Under contract to the Steelers for the 2018 season and then potentially able to become a free agent come March 2019, Bryant had been the subject of trade speculation during the 2017 season, and then that speculation ratcheted up in the past few days.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:21

The Browns are zeroing in on a quarterback with the first overall pick, and Allen has crushed the pre-draft process. "I compared him to Rich Gannon", Kiper said. "So, if you had a quarterback, which you will, at 1, a quarterback at 3, then you could trade with Cleveland to get that third quarterback at 4". I think he's that Rich Gannon type.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:37

If I could have cried, I would have cried. The 2017 big league strikeout leader fanned nine and walked three. "I've been there", Sale said of the late collapse. He dove across home plate with Boston's first inside-the-park home run on Opening Day in 50 years, as none other than Carl Yastrzemski last turned the trick against Detroit on April 10, 1968.

by | March 30, 2018 | 05:18

The foursome of Jacob Myers, Flavio Panci, Andrew Walker and Clayton Swanson turned in a 4:18.06 clocking to finish in 16th place in the event. Next up for the M-CHS track teams will be the Mickey Dunn Invitational, which will take place at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction on March 31.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:36

It's the first official game with Giancarlo Stanton as part of the NY lineup. But before we finally get to watching games, we have to record our predictions so that we can go back and laugh at them come October. World Series: Los Angeles will pull from its experiences in the 2017 World Series and knock off the Cleveland Indians in six games. There was little left to the imagination in the National League last season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:28

Lillard put the Trail Blazers on his back once more, scoring 20 of his 41 points (18-33 FG) in the fourth quarter. Lillard is on baby watch with his girlfriend due to give birth day any day now, so fantasy owners should continue to monitor his availability for Portland's three remaining games this week.

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:56

Steve Smith broke down while discussing his role in the Australian cricket scandal. Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after viewing Steve and Cameron's hurting it's only fair that I make this decision. Sacked vice-captain Warner landed back in Sydney on Thursday night where he briefly spoke to reporters. "As you can understand, it's been a tough and emotional time".

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:27

Match referee Andy Pycroft said: "To carry a foreign object on to the field of play with the intention of changing the condition of the ball to gain an unfair advantage over your opponent is against not only the Laws, but the Spirit of the game as well".

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:51

This will allow Cricket Australia to make a full review into the culture of the team and allow them to implement changes to regain the trust of the Australian public. Darren Lehmann says there has to be a focus on the mental health of the Smith, Warner and Bancroft going forward. The International Cricket Council announced a review into the strength of its own available sanctions, having imposed a one-match ban and 100 per cent match fee fine on Smith.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:51

According to Leavy, an earlier discussion with the Marlins was not productive: "They said that I did nothing for the team , I don't promote the Marlins, nobody buys season tickets because of me, nobody buys advertising because of me, and they don't care what I do".

by | March 30, 2018 | 01:30

The Leafs needed a win over the Panthers and a regulation loss from the Philadelphia Flyers to clinch their second straight trip to the playoffs, but the Flyers won 2-1 over the Avalanche in Denver. "Wanted to shoot it high and then at the last moment he was kind of standing up, so at the last second I let up a little bit and was able to sneak it in five-hole", Matthews said.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:08

As it stands, the Catalan club are in pole position to sign the player who has his heart set on a move to the Nou Camp, although United are believed to be unwilling to give up on the striker and will keep a close eye on the transfer saga. 20% of any transfer free for Griezmann would go to his previous club, Real Sociedad, meaning that if a club were to activate his 100 million euro release clause, Atletico would only receive 80 million euros, barely enough to find a replacement of sufficient ...

by | March 29, 2018 | 23:42

Former players had been calling for Lehmann's head, suspecting that he might have been involved in the ball-tampering plan that led to the sacking of Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opener Cameron Bancroft . After the third day's play, while addressing the media at Newlands, Smith had admitted that his team had deliberately tried to tamper with the condition of the ball on Saturday in an orchestrated attempt to gain an advantage.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:28

If any good can come from this, it can be a lesson to others, I can hope to be a force of change to others. "I don't know how that affects them elsewhere in the world, but I understand that is the nature of the penalty, the sanction as they like to call it".

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:36

If only United 2026 passes the test of the Federation Internationale de Football Association evaluators, it must still beat "none of them" to win the bid and potentially would face opposition from (1) those who supported Morocco all along; (2) those who don't like the process and (3) those who would want the bidding opened up for their own gain.

by | March 29, 2018 | 23:11

As he was talking to the broadcasters, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant smacked a triple over his head. "I ain't getting to this one, boys", Betts shouted to the ESPN crew as he hustled to get the ball back into the infield. In-game player interviews are usually boring and full of cliches. Betts gets a decent jump on the ball but as he's sprinting continues his interview with ESPN .

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:24

Barca have an 11-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga , where they are unbeaten all season. Messi also missed the friendly against Italy last Friday, in which an out-of-sorts Argentina nevertheless managed to win 2-0 against an Italian team now in rebuilding mode after failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:39

And I just woke up in a puddle of blood on the kitchen floor. Kevin Reece of WFAA ABC first reported Tuesday that police in Mansfield, Texas were investigating Boykin after Bailey said he choked her and broke her jaw. He was sentenced to probation in June 2016 following his arrest in December 2015 on misdemeanor assault and resisting arrest charges for allegedly striking a patrol officer after a bar fight.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:18

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal. "It's a stain on the game we all love and I have loved since I was a boy". The players involved know that these are very serious incidents and they know that they must face the consequences.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:17

A two-time NBA MVP (2005, 2006), Nash played with the Suns, Dallas Mavericks , and Los Angeles Lakers during his 18-year career. Kidd was the 1994-95 NBA Rookie of the Year, setting the stage for a 19-year career in which he made the All-NBA first team five times and All-Defensive first team four times.

by | March 29, 2018 | 20:53

It is what it is". The Bills are "going to have a guy sitting anyway". I think people have moved past that. ESPN's Mel Kiper is at it again with his Mock Draft 3.0, and for the third-straight time, he's placing UTSA edge rusher Marcus Davenport in Green Bay with the Packers.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:15

Pochettino says the 24-goal forward will need to be assessed over the next few days before a decision is made but he didn't rule Kane out of playing a part against Chelsea this weekend. "Of course, [it's] always not only advice, [it] is talk [aimed at] trying to help the players, to help the players when they need to be pushed". Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and defender Andreas Christensen will both need to be assessed before the game and could be big absentees for such a pivotal match.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:18

Nowitzki and the Mavs agreed to a two-year deal in 2017 that will have the seven-foot German join former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as the only players in National Basketball Association history to spend a 20-year career with one team.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:40

It's too rainy for baseball in Detroit . This is also the earliest opening day in league history. That day, the White Sox paraded onto the field for pregame introductions, but the game itself was pushed back a day. Both teams are expected to start the same lineup, including Jordan Zimmermann at the mound for the Tigers and Jameson Taillon at the mound for the Pirates.

by | March 29, 2018 | 22:00

They were stopped by Border Force Officials, and AFP has launched an investigation into alleged people smuggling. A ninth person, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, 46, appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Thursday afternoon on charges of aggravated people smuggling and aggravated false documents.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:09

Stoke are second from bottom in the Premier League, three points from safety with seven games to go this season. Afellay's career at the bet365 Stadium appears over after Lambert informed him he was not welcome to train at the club. The attacking midfielder is now said to be on £30,000-a-week at Stoke, so may have to take a slight pay cut to join Rangers . Talks are due to begin on a mutual termination of his contract.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:38

It said Europe is providing the most number of referees with 10 and also the most number of assistants with 20. A group of British campaigners didn't think twice before using Moscow's alleged involvement in the Skripal case as a pretext for scrapping the 2010 decision on the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:09

At Johannesburg airport, he was led through the global terminal by up to six police and security guards, hearing boos and taunts of "cheater" from a crowd that had gathered at the airport. "Speaking to the players and saying goodbye, telling them the news". After the day's play, Smith and Bancroft admitted to trying to change the condition of the ball for which the ICC handed Smith a one-match ban and fined him 100 percent of his match fee.

by | March 29, 2018 | 21:28

Reich hasn't seen Luck throw as part of Luck's on-going rehabilitation from January 2017 surgery on his right shoulder, but the update is the first confirmation Luck has reached that level of his latest comeback. Every step's been a check mark. "That can turn around with a few breaks, staying healthy, a few more players and we can get it done". Even so, there's no guarantee that Luck will be cleared by training camp - or at any point in the season.

by | March 29, 2018 | 19:44

Captain Smith accepted the same later in the press conference and was also banned by the ICC for one Test match. "My family and I have copped a lot of abuse over the past week and it has taken its toll", he said. "To all of my team mates, to fans of cricket all over the world and to Australians who are angry and disappointed, I'm sorry", Smith told reporters in a prepared statement.