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Sports Nats' Jayson Werth leaves game with groin spasm
Author: 0 Nats' Jayson Werth leaves game with groin spasm

Few were surprised when Nationals slugger Bryce Harper won the 2015 National League MVP. But Zimmerman just saved the day. "I didn't have it at all". The official record for consecutive games reaching base safely - reaching via hit, walk, or hit-by-pitch - was set between June 16-19, 1893 by the Orioles' Piggy Ward, who reached base in 17 consecutive trips to the plate.

Sports Romelu Lukaku Reportedly Wants to Return to Chelsea this Summer
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku Reportedly Wants to Return to Chelsea this Summer

Abraham would represent an exciting addition for Rafa Benitez's men, who have been overly reliant on the goals of Dwight Gayle this season. But the Spain global is still being linked with a switch to China at the end of the current campaign, with Tianjin Quanjian still in the race to sign him, while former club Atletico Madrid and Juventus have also been credited with an interest.

Sports Didier Drogba: I'll rejoin Chelsea to face Arsenal in FA Cup final
Author: 0 Didier Drogba: I'll rejoin Chelsea to face Arsenal in FA Cup final

Nacho Monreal equalised for the Gunners in the 72nd minute, before Alexis Sanchez sealed the victory in the extra time . "He's [Gabriel Jesus] much, much better, today he made part of training with us". Palace manager Sam Allardyce secured his first win at Anfield in 14 attempts and looks to have masterminded another escape from relegation, which is proving to be his speciality.

Sports Redknapp reacts to Villa loss in first match as Brum boss
Author: 0 Redknapp reacts to Villa loss in first match as Brum boss

Hearing Redknapp's comments will surely make the victory all the more satisfying for Villa fans, who will surely be delighted that Birmingham go into the final two games of the season just two points above the bottom three and still in serious danger of falling into the third tier.

Author: 0 Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

Head coach Jack Del Rio said by "every indication he was excited to play for the Oakland Raiders". But the best explanation seen by critics right now is the impact it will have in the decision-making process of the Raiders come NFL Draft Day.

Sports UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov Results
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov Results

In the final round, Lobov came out aggressively looking to take the fight to Swanson with some nice check hooks and inside leg kicks. Lobov started well in round one, scoring an early takedown and firing back with some solid counter shots as Swanson pushed forward.

Sports Fernando Alonso embracing challenges of his 'Indy 500 adventure'
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso embracing challenges of his 'Indy 500 adventure'

Fernando Alonso sees the big picture. "It's the three main things in racing", said Villeneuve. On Sunday, Alonso will meet-and-greet his Andretti Autosport teammates and American media during a news conference at noon (EDT) at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.

Sports Bulls beat Celtics again, Raptors rebound
Author: 0 Bulls beat Celtics again, Raptors rebound

Game 3 is in Chicago on Friday night as the Celtics face the possibility of not playing in front of their home fans again this season. Not only that, but we knew Isaiah Thomas was a liability on defense, and that got exposed down the stretch of game one as he kept coming off the court, and that can't keep happening for transition to happen.

Sports Sergio Garcia graces cover of Sports Illustrated following breakthrough Masters victory
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia graces cover of Sports Illustrated following breakthrough Masters victory

I feel really confident here, this my favourite tournament of the year. The golf world toasted Garcia on Sunday evening as the man with almost two decades of Masters experience finally slid on the green jacket. On Thursday, first round viewership was down 11 percent from a year ago and was one of the least watched Masters rounds of the past decade, per Sports Media Watch .

Sports Hazard issues reminder to fans ahead of Tottenham's FA Cup clash
Author: 0 Hazard issues reminder to fans ahead of Tottenham's FA Cup clash

Chelsea's next match comes against Tottenham in the semi-finals of the FA Cup before they return to league action at home to Southampton. The worst aspect of last season's finale for Spurs was not just that didn't win the title, not that they didn't even finish second, but that they slumped to third behind Arsenal, of all clubs.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton vows to come out fighting in next race

Like here, if you have two cars starting on the front row - if they run second and first, you just have to let them race. Finishing third Sunday was Hamilton's teammate, Valtteri Bottas . "The beginning for us to be that close was great. It was quite unusual to lose so much pace, but it's not so easy to explain why, yet". Though Ferrari leads by just three points in the constructors' championship, the issue is complicated by the fact Hamilton and Bottas are already separated by 23 in the ...

Sports Mkhitaryan: Man Utd win over Sunderland important
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan: Man Utd win over Sunderland important

Jose Mourinho has endured a hugely frustrating endeavour trying to steer United into the top four this season. Larsson was shown a straight red card by referee Martin Atkinson for leading with a raised foot in a challenge on Ander Herrera, sparking furious Sunderland protests.

Sports Pregnancy: Serena Williams to miss rest of season
Author: 0 Pregnancy: Serena Williams to miss rest of season

The American seems to be happy in her personal life as she is due to get married to her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, and you can not rule out Wiliams from returning to tennis, and dominating once more, similar to Roger Federer , who missed six months on the ATP World Tour is having his best run in five years.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: 'No more room for Arsenal slip-ups'

But the Frenchman was generally pleased with what he saw at the Riverside Stadium despite admitting his team were lacking belief. With their top-four hopes still living, Koscielny said bouncing back was critical for Arsene Wenger's guys. Sanchez has cut a glum figure in recent months, apparently clashing with team-mates over their lack of fight, but has scored 22 goals this term and set up 17 others earning himself a nomination for the Professional Footballer's Association (PFA) Player of ...

Sports Leafs' loss sets up first-round matchup against Capitals
Author: 0 Leafs' loss sets up first-round matchup against Capitals

The Leafs will play the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the playoffs if they pick up at least a point in their season finale against Columbus on Sunday. He then danced around Penguins defenceman Justin Schultz and beat Fleury for his 27th goal this year. Toronto of those days was built tenuously around veterans like Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf , ultimately unravelling in Game 7 of a first-round series against Boston.

Author: 0 Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

Up until Griffin got hurt, Los Angeles had outscored Utah by a total of 237-235 through 116 minutes and 42 seconds. In last year's playoffs, he aggravated a left quadriceps injury in Game 4 of the Clippers' first-round series against Portland and the Trail Blazers eliminated Los Angeles in 6 games.

Author: 0 Toronto beats Washington, Senators defeat Bruins, both in OT

Holtby robbed Nylander on his first shot, but Nylander was patient and scored on the rebound to make it a 3-3 game at the second intermission. Toronto leads the best-of-seven series 2-1. As this series heads to the Great White North, could the odds be shifting in the Toronto Maple Leafs' favor? NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) " Kevin Fiala scored on a backhander 16:44 into overtime as the Nashville Predators rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the third period to push the Blackhawks to the brink ...

Author: 0 Sharks even series with 7-0 win over Oilers in Game 4

Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot (33) stops a shot from San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) next to Oilers center David Desharnais (13) during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, S. In the second period, the Sharks threatened early with Talbot coming up big on consecutive shots by San Jose forwards Jonas Donskoi and Tomas Hertl.

Sports Kyrie Irving almost makes Lance Stephenson face-plant with crossover
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving almost makes Lance Stephenson face-plant with crossover

Irving stepped back and hit an easy jump shot to put the Cavaliers up 93-75 on the Indianapolis Pacers. Kevin Love contributed 27 points and 11 rebounds and was 12 of 12 from the foul line. Smith was dealing with a tender left hamstring and was kept out of the lineup in the second half of the 117-111 game two victory on Monday. "And he had that mindset, came in and executed, and it's hard to come off the bench right after halftime.

Author: 0 Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

The Celtics could not figure out a team that only won 42 games during the regular season. But now, as their star performs well while coping with the loss of his sister who passed from a tragic auto accident, the Celtics find themselves down 0-2 as they head to Chicago for game 3.

Author: 0 Prince's music sales, streams skyrocketed since his death

The estate's lawsuit says Boxill signed a confidentiality agreement that the recordings would remain Prince's property. In the decades that followed, the multitalented musician released 1999, Little Red Corvette and Purple Rain . The photographs were taken by the music icon's Paisley House in-house photographer, Steve Parke, and show Prince at various stages in his career.

Author: 0 Pochettino: Chelsea Were Dominated By Tottenham

By the end of the match, with Chelsea celebrating an enthralling 4-2 victory at Wembley , the Italian looked like a genius. With an hour remaining and Tottenham, leaders Chelsea's only rivals in the title race, in the ascendancy Conte sent on Hazard and Costa with Willian and Michy Batshuayi making way.

Sports Blues eliminate Wild with OT win in Game 5
Author: 0 Blues eliminate Wild with OT win in Game 5

Paul, with a series record of 3-1. All five previous games have been close, with a bounce or a hit goalpost making a difference. So too did the Wild, but their sense of urgency on the brink of elimination was far more evident than the intensity level on the Blues side.

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