• Kipnis homers twice in leadoff spot, Indians beat Twins 8-3
Kipnis homers twice in leadoff spot, Indians beat Twins 8-3

The Twins, who have won four in a row, couldn't be much hotter and the Indians couldn't be much colder. "We've seen him have runs like this before, when he's been really good". "That is the plan", Berrios said. The pitching matchup today has Mike Clevinger (1-0, 0.00 ERA) on the mound to face Jose Berrios of the Twins.

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  • Mourinho confirms star 'will start' Europa League final
Mourinho confirms star 'will start' Europa League final

This pragmatic and ultra-cautious approach driven by an innate fear of failure more than an appetite to win has been the staple diet of Mourinho's managerial career ever since he first won the same competition with Porto to announce his arrival at the big stage.

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  • Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Spanish Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Spanish Grand Prix

Just prior to the lifting of the VSC, Mercedes pitted Hamilton on Lap 37 for softs. It was close as it could be, with the Mercedes prevailing by only 0.051 seconds after setting a time of 1:19.149 versus 1:19.200 for the Ferrari. As Vettel got the jump on polesitter Hamilton , Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes made light contact with the ...

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  • 'Bosz babes' Ajax take cut-price route to Europa League final
'Bosz babes' Ajax take cut-price route to Europa League final

United focused on preserving their lead from that point forward, with Celta Vigo having a slight edge in time of possession at half-time. Absolutely, Lion has absolutely nothing to lose, and so we can already assume that the "lions" in their native walls will go all in, which will open the free zones for Ajax counterattacks accordingly.

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  • Aric Almirola leaves race on stretcher after fiery wreck
Aric Almirola leaves race on stretcher after fiery wreck

During Lap 201 of the race at Kansas Speedway, Patrick was involved in a fiery wreck with Joey Logano and Aric Almirola. The impact had such force, it caused Almirola's rear tires to lift off the ground and a fireball to engulf Patrick's vehicle.

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  • Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

That won't change under acting coach Mike Brown. Head coach Gregg Popovich its to advance to his sixth NBA Finals with the San Antonio Spurs. Yet the series likely will be decided by defense and turnovers. THE PACE GAME: San Antonio likes to play big and deliberate, while the Warriors are making no secret of their desire to play fast - and...

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  • 39th EPL match between Arsenal & Liverpool could be on
39th EPL match between Arsenal & Liverpool could be on

The Reds will take on West Ham and Middlesbrough in their final two games as they look to secure a top-four finish and a route into next season's Champions League. More recently, they came from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion on the last day of the 2011-12 season to ensure third place, when Champions League qualification was taken from fourth s...

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  • Defending champion Simona Halep eases into Madrid Open final
Defending champion Simona Halep eases into Madrid Open final

Coric was unable to produce a similar performance to the one which saw him beat world number one Andy Murray of Great Britain yesterday, as Thiem secured a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 success. Kerber will need to find her rhythm before the French Open with players such as Simona Halep and Kristina Mladenovic surging. Once again, Mladenovic recorded ...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals - 5/1/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals - 5/1/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

There's no answer for Washington at this point - not even pulling their star goalie, Braden Holtby, at the start of the third period, down 3-1. Stephen King couldn't have scripted a worse start to the second period for the Capitals. The first goal came midway through the first period and tied the game at one after an early Rangers goal. The Ott...

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  • Trivia: United's history at White Hart Lane
Trivia: United's history at White Hart Lane

Mauricio Pochettino's side needed to win to keep pace with Chelsea in the title race but, in the last north London derby at the Lane, it was local bragging rights that fuelled a dynamic display capped by two goals in three minutes from Dele Alli and Harry Kane early in the second half.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino and Heung-Min Son win awards
Mauricio Pochettino and Heung-Min Son win awards

Pochettino last month led Spurs to victories over Burnley, Swansea City, Watford , Bournemouth , Crystal Palace and North London rivals Arsenal. "I'm thankful to my teammates, coaching staff and so many fans", said the South Korea worldwide, who also won September's award and has scored 12 league goals in a fine season.

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  • Thompson blazes to year's fastest 100m
Thompson blazes to year's fastest 100m

Another Caribbean Rio gold medallist, Shaunae Miller-Uibo will also be in action in the women's 400 metres, when she takes on the likes of Jamaica's Stephenie Ann McPherson, in what is also her season debut. The women's Shot Put will see two women who have already thrown over 19-metres, Hungarian Anita Marton, who was second in Doha and Daniella Bu...

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  • Rays strike out 16 times in loss to Red Sox
Rays strike out 16 times in loss to Red Sox

This series against the Rays is the first time the Red Sox have been back home since that set against the Orioles that ended on May 4. Snell, 24, has struggled with command of his fastball and has repeatedly been working from behind in counts, which was a big issue for him again on Saturday as he dropped to 0-4 with a 4.71 ERA in eight starts.

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  • Alonso gives McLaren 6 months to fix failing F1 car
Alonso gives McLaren 6 months to fix failing F1 car

Everything today went perfectly. He's a two-time world champion that wants to be a three-time world champion and he's only going to do that in a vehicle that would win. "But not only to race but also to win", said Alonso in a report published by AutoWeek . "Obviously, I don't have 100 percent confidence". I was able to start feeling some of the ...

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  • Bayern beats Leipzig 5-4 in Bundesliga, Ingolstadt relegated
Bayern beats Leipzig 5-4 in Bundesliga, Ingolstadt relegated

Bayern are renowned for their lethal attacking players, but they are also usually defensively resolute. However the Sun reports Schalke are not interested in signing the 28-year-old on a permanent basis and a chief at his parent club has said he will leave Bayern as a free agent when his contract is up in the summer.

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  • Garcia Masters win made me cry - McIlroy
Garcia Masters win made me cry - McIlroy

And it's not just those in Ponte Vedra who are showing their love for the former El Nino. None more so than his Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy, who admitted he was reduced to tears. "On 15 when I made that eagle putt and I heard them roar, those things are priceless and you can't buy that. That was very unique and something that, with many things ...

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  • Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid
Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid

I know that I have to play at my highest level, perhaps similar to today or even better", ATO official website quoted Nadal as saying. "Tomorrow there's going to be one victor, that's Uniqlo I'm sure", Djokovic joked, referring to the Japanese casual wear label that sponsors the duo.

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  • Chelsea's trip to West Brom sparks memories of Bolton in 2005
Chelsea's trip to West Brom sparks memories of Bolton in 2005

The Blues were crowned champions of England in the 2014/15 season only to suffer a dramatic slump in form the following season that led to the sacking of manager Jose Mourinho. Should the Baggies avoid defeat, it is likely only to delay Chelsea's celebrations as mid-table Watford and relegated Sunderland next visit Stamford Bridge.

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  • Ex-Browns, Ravens WR Michael Jackson killed in motorcycle crash
Ex-Browns, Ravens WR Michael Jackson killed in motorcycle crash

Newsome recalled that while with the Browns' scouting department, his first opportunity to work out receivers was with a group including Jackson. "He was a vibrant person who became one of the Ravens' heroes and a popular player among Baltimore fans", Newsome said.

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  • Man City 'need to win' next season - Silva
Man City 'need to win' next season - Silva

Manchester City return to Premier League action this weekend as they welcome Leicester City to the Etihad on Saturday. "It does not depend if they play the last three games". When you play that, it becomes the most important game of the season. Valdes of course famously joined Manchester United in 2014 when Louis van Gaal invited him to train ...

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