Ichiro homered in possibly his final at-bat in Seattle

Ichiro homered in possibly his final at-bat in Seattle

He struck out three, walked two and hit a batter as 16,126 watched the tension build. Chen had pitched only nine innings this season, so Mattingly chose the conservative route and brought in veteran Brad Ziegler for the eighth. It is the only walk issued this season by Hernandez after 24 2/3 innings over his four starts. Haniger is now working on a 13-game hitting streak. Yelich led off with a single and, with one out, Justin Bour sliced a 92-mph fastball over the left-field wall for a two-run ... Read More

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 3

The star forward was held out of Game 2 with a strained left calf that he suffered during the second half of Game 1. They have won 12 of the last 13 games, including the 2016 postseason. "I thought our defense was active, and guys were picking each other up", coach Jason Kidd said. "I don't care about the (personal stats). We know what we have to do", said Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni of stopping Westbrook. Read More

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

Whether the Browns consider Trubisky, Deshaun Watson , or Patrick Mahomes worthy of reversing roles with the Jets from the Mark Sanchez trade remains to be seen. There is nothing not to like about him. Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Mitch Trubisky (10) looks to pass in the first quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Read More

In White House Super Bowl ceremony, a picture lies

A New York Times sports editor has claimed responsibility for what he called a "terrible" tweet comparing the New England Patriots' visits to the White House in 2015 and 2017. While the photo with Trump looks far more vacant than that with Obama, the motive appeared to show that many Patriots opted out of the Trump White House visit versus an eagerness when Obama was in office. Read More

Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes

Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes

They said there were no signs of a struggle and Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging. Hernandez, 27, was found hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m., Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement . Read More

Marouane Fellaini: Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'completely different' to image

According to talkSPORT broadcaster, Jim White, Ibrahimovic is expected to be ruled out for the rest of the season. Pogba also almost scored the goal of the season, with his overhead kick from a Rashford "rabona" cross blocked on its way towards the Anderlecht goal. Read More

Wright-Phillips believes Chelsea might fear Spurs

Shaun Wright-Phillips has warned that Chelsea "might get nervy" as Tottenham keep up their Premier League title chase. But with players only getting to vote for the Player of the Year and the best XI, of course there will be some big names that miss out. Read More

Man Utd hero Rashford: We've done it the hard way, but…

Man Utd hero Rashford: We've done it the hard way, but…

I can't do that because I am a manager not a doctor. Player ratingsManchester United: Sergio Romero 6, Antonio Valencia 6, Eric Bailly 6, Marcos Rojo 5, Luke Shaw 6, Michael Carrick 6, Paul Pogba 6, Marcus Rashford 8, Jesse Lingard 6, Henrikh Mkhitaryan 7, Zlatan Ibrahimovic 5. Read More

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

The experience, he said, was "a burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce". "It's so handsome", Fischer told his wife, describing the experience as "a burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce". That day, Whitson will break the American record for most cumulative days in space. He piloted an F-15E Strike Eagle in two combat tours in Southwest Asia before becoming an F-22 Raptor test pilot, and being selected to become an astronaut. Read More

Injuries derailed Liverpool FC's title bid, says Klopp

Liverpool have no plans to sell the 23-year-old in the absence of a contract extension, believing his worth to Jürgen Klopp's team next season is greater than the cost of buying a replacement. 'I think we did well with it in the week and having him back together with Phil, of course, is very important for us'. "Extra competition? You ask about goalkeepers but even though you don't say the name is it about Joe Hart?" said Klopp when asked whether he was considering strengthening in the ... Read More

Stevens: Thomas 'intention to play' after sister's death

The Celtics have been missing a lot of open shots, but they have also be forcing far too many. They won their final three consecutive games. Chicago held a 43-38 rebounding edge for the game. The Celtics entered the 2016-17 season with the smallest roster in the league. Boston wasn't just supposed to overcome the first-round roadblock this year, but be a legitimate threat to reach the Eastern Conference Finals and potentially offer the Cleveland Cavaliers at least some resistance. Read More

Hartley and Zebo to miss out on Lions squad

With Steve Borthwick and Graham Rowntree both appointed to coach the Lions forwards, the 31-year-old Northampton hooker retains some influential support and is desperately keen to tour his native New Zealand having missed the last Lions tour to Australia in 2013 through suspension. Read More

Sunderland in dire straits despite Borini leveller

He has proven one of the bright sparks in what has been a pretty terrible season for David Moyes' side, which has seen Pickford earn a call-up for the England senior side for the first time. Sunderland equalized on the 26th minute mark through Wahbi Khazri's audacious direct corner kickwhich was misjudged by Darren Randolph. Ayew opened the scoring after only five minutes but Khazri marked his first league start since October by scoring straight from a corner as Sunderland celebrated ... Read More

Kristaps Porzingis blows off exit meeting with Phil Jackson and dysfunctional Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis blows off exit meeting with Phil Jackson and dysfunctional Knicks

NY went 31-51, falling well short of preseason expectations bolstered by the team's offseason additions of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah . "I think guys will come here because they want to play with these guys that can win", Taylor said . Read More

Button to make F1 return at Monaco Grand Prix

Alonso's decision to compete in May's Indianapolis 500 opens up space for the 37-year-old, who is still registered as a backup driver, to make a return at one of the sport's most hard tracks on 28 May. "On the planes, I will try and look at some videos and races from past years and try to learn as quick as I can". After all, he's missed only a handful of races since Abu Dhabi past year, and he's as fit as a fiddle. Read More

Lillard Confident Blazers Can Win Series Versus Warriors

Lillard Confident Blazers Can Win Series Versus Warriors

The New Orleans Pelicans (33-48) had the five-game losing streak with the seven games lost out of last ten matches. The Blazers desperately need his presence in the middle if they stand a chance to take down the Warriors. The Golden State Warriors are in the playoffs for a fifth straight season and have won 15 of their last 16 games. Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum tries to pass the ball as Warriors forward Draymond Green and guard Ian Clark defend. Read More

Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer, says Germany midfielder

Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer, says Germany midfielder

It certainly feels like he will most certainly move in the summer, and whoever can land him is getting one of the more talented, creative attackers in world soccer. Asked about Ozil's current situation, Wenger said: "It is hard to get distracted". Arsenal next face Middlesbrough at the Riverside in their second consecutive Monday Night Football , live on Sky Sports 1 HD. Read More

One Grand National for Arthur

One Grand National for Arthur

It was a well-deserved few hours for the Sligo native having belied his inexperience with the coolest of rides to win the world's most famous steeplechase at the first attempt. I still can't believe it, to be honest. 'It's unbelievable. I can't believe it, ' Fox said after crossing the finishing post. Our team of number crunchers feel like they've cracked the code with Just A Par, a selection that we know will resonate with all the US Masters golf fans out there. Read More

Boyd has no hit bid, Tigers beat Twins 2-1 Tuesday

Detroit is 20-7 in Fulmer's last 27 starts and 5-1 in their last 6 home games while the over is 8-2-1 in their last 11 games against a right-handed starter. On the Castro single, Mikie Mahtook made a fantastic snag to hold Castro to one base. He's now 3-for-24 with no extra-base hits on the year. The other time was in 2014. Read More

War of words begins in Flames-Ducks series

War of words begins in Flames-Ducks series

In the 2016 playoffs, the teams averaged 11.62 PIM. "Anaheim is a big, physical team and that's what we need, those big guys to play their game for us". We know what we're up against. "We've got young people who have been through this experience ". "We know how important these first few games in Anaheim are". Read More