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Sport Red Sox, Jays set for rubber match
Author: 0 Red Sox, Jays set for rubber match

He gave up three runs and five hits and walked three while raising his strikeout total to 43 in 26 1/3 innings. "I think we missed some pitches that we could have hit better", Solarte said. Travis' first home of the season, a solo shot in the second inning, pushed the Jays' lead to 2-0. Betts is slashing.350/.442/.750 with eight home runs, 17 RBIs and 25 runs scored, while Ramirez is hitting.316/.375/.481 with three homers, 16 RBIs and 16 runs scored.

Sport Broncos Country Reacts to Bradley Chubb Selection
Author: 0 Broncos Country Reacts to Bradley Chubb Selection

So, Miller isn't offering his boss any advice on who to grab with the No. 5 pick in the National Football League draft. With pass rushers like Shane Ray and Von Miller on the roster, the Broncos are now even more loaded with guys who can generate pressure off of the edge.

Sport MS Dhoni wins toss, Chennai to bowl first against Kohli's men
Author: 0 MS Dhoni wins toss, Chennai to bowl first against Kohli's men

Raydu scored 82 runs in 53 balls while Dhoni super blasting performance won the heart of everyone as he scored 70 runs in 34 balls. Legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal (2-26) and seamer Umesh Yadav (1-23) bowled economical spells upfront before Rayudu, who hit eight sixes and three fours, and Dhoni took charge by clearing the short boundaries.

Sport Wolves-Houston Game 5 recap
Author: 0 Wolves-Houston Game 5 recap

Despite trailing the Jazz by 25 points with 8:34 remaining in the third quarter of Wednesday night's Game 5, the Thunder caught fire and pulled off the third largest comeback in National Basketball Association playoff history. It matters. But there are higher levels this team can attain. Houston ultimately won the quarter by 15 points. It's a mark. But I was just really impressed on the way they came out, focused on the defense and really took the game on.

Sport Presidency Responds To Buhari's Summon By Reps
Author: 0 Presidency Responds To Buhari's Summon By Reps

On Tuesday, at least 18 people, including two Catholic priests, were killed in an attack on a church near the state capital Makurdi that was blamed on herdsmen. Edward Pwajok (APC, Plateau) said the security chiefs should be summoned to face the lawmakers and be interrogated in the full glare of the world. That means that the President himself hadn't heard of it at that time.

Sport Saquon Barkley More NFL Ready Than I Was ... Says Reggie Bush
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley More NFL Ready Than I Was ... Says Reggie Bush

Everywhere you look, Saquon Barkley to the New York Giants seems a fait accompli. "I think he's a franchise-changing player". The Giants reportedly want USC quarterback Sam Darnold . But in his four years with the Giants , he never topped 770 yards, averaged 3.5 yards per carry and saw his production drop each year. However, through examining the needs of franchises and the skill sets of prospects, it is possible to determine which destinations make the most sense for players.

Sport Raptors win away from second round after Game 5 victory over Wizards
Author: 0 Raptors win away from second round after Game 5 victory over Wizards

The Raptors were very sharp both offensively and defensively in game five, however they can not surrender 50 rebounds again in this one. The rundown: Yeah, so the Raptors are in trouble. The Pacers have played better than the Cavs for the most part. It won't help with the suffering of those involved, or with answers for why it happened, but all those games, one big cathartic party, will provide something else for Toronto to think about.

Sport Dez Bryant Rejected a Deal from the Ravens
Author: 0 Dez Bryant Rejected a Deal from the Ravens

The Dallas Cowboys will pick 19th in Thursday Night's NFL Draft , with immediate needs to fill after the loss of key veterans like Dez Bryant , Orlando Scandrick and Anthony Hitchens . In addition to Crabtree and Snead, the Ravens also added former Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown , who is looking to regain the early form he showed in his second season back in 2015.

Sport CAF President Dr Ahmad Says Mohammed Salah Is Better Than Lionel Messi
Author: 0 CAF President Dr Ahmad Says Mohammed Salah Is Better Than Lionel Messi

It is the first time a City player has won the award for 42 years - Peter Barnes landed it in 1975/76 - and Sane is the first German to hold the honour. With three league games remaining, Salah needs just one more goal to take his tally to 32 and set a new record for most goals scored in a 38-game Premier League season.

Sport S/Africa: Caster Semenya to be 'forced' to take medication to slow her?
Author: 0 S/Africa: Caster Semenya to be 'forced' to take medication to slow her?

Coe was speaking after the IAAF Council announced last month that following a review of available evidence it would revise its regulations, with the changes coming into force on November 1. The IAAF had introduced similar rules in 2011, after protests followed Semenya's sensational victory in the 800 metres at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin.

Sport Kris Bryant held out of Cubs lineup
Author: 0 Kris Bryant held out of Cubs lineup

While the significance of the latest victory didn't come close to matching that, the Cubs' players were reminded of it everywhere they turned. Cleveland has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.

Sport Westbrook scores 45 as Thunder stay alive vs. Jazz
Author: 0 Westbrook scores 45 as Thunder stay alive vs. Jazz

Oklahoma City came to life with Gobert on the bench with four fouls and got back into the contest with a 22-3 push. Utah takes a 3-2 lead back to Salt Lake City for game six on Friday. Westbrook had 45 points and 15 rebounds, George had 34 points and eight rebounds and Adams had six points and six rebounds. Jae Crowder scored a career playoff-high 27 points, Mitchell had 23 and Joe Ingles added 16 for the Jazz , who still have a 3-2 lead in the series.

Sport Wilder offers $50M to Joshua for unification fight
Author: 0 Wilder offers $50M to Joshua for unification fight

Team Wilder reportedly tabled a massive $50 million deal to Joshua's camp. American boxer Deontay Wilder has front-footed negotiations for a world heavyweight unification fight with Anthony Joshua , offering his British rival a guaranteed purse of US$50 million (NZ$70m).

Sport Commission calls for rule changes, tougher penalties in NCAA basketball
Author: 0 Commission calls for rule changes, tougher penalties in NCAA basketball

The NCAA Board of Governors, a group of 16 university presidents and the association's highest ranking body, unanimously endorsed all the commission's recommendations Wednesday. - Impose stiffer penalties for serious rules violations to deter future rule-breakers, including: Increased competition penalties for Level I violations to allow a five-year post-season ban; increased financial penalties for Level I violations to allow loss of all revenue sharing in postseason play for the entire ...

Sport Pelicans Considering Offering DeMarcus Cousins Shorter-Term Contract
Author: 0 Pelicans Considering Offering DeMarcus Cousins Shorter-Term Contract

With every Anthony Davis putback dunk, reverse alley-oop jam, step-back 3-pointer or game-sealing block in the playoffs, the New Orleans Pelicans take a step closer to becoming the NBA's next small-market success story. "We would want this to be something that changes the mind set of not just what we do here, but also of other people looking to come here", said Pelicans forward Solomon Hill, who joined Davis as a free agent in 2016.

Sport Final Stats For Damian Lillard's Postseason Disappearing Act
Author: 0 Final Stats For Damian Lillard's Postseason Disappearing Act

The Portland Trail Blazers (0-4) go head-to-head with the New Orleans Pelicans (4-0) at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter in game five of the First Round of the Western Conference Playoffs. McCollum has scored at least 20 points in nine of his last 12 playoff games. The other game of the day featured the San Antonio Spurs, who stayed in control and never once allowed the Golden State Warriors to take the lead.

Sport Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe
Author: 0 Vivendi Ex-Chair Bollore Arrested in Corruption Probe

After his election, Conde terminated the contract of Conakry port's existing operator and gave it to the Bollore Group. Vincent Bollore , Chairman of the Supervisory Board of media group Vivendi , attends the company's shareholders meeting in Paris, France, April 19, 2018.

Sport London Stadium set to miss out on hosting Cricket World Cup matches
Author: 0 London Stadium set to miss out on hosting Cricket World Cup matches

As soon as the tweet appeared, many users of the platform asked who was handling the ICC account, and the faux pas also left the Indian Cricket Board fuming. In what is expected to be a high-octane clash, India will meet Pakistan two years after their clash in the finals of the 2017 Champions Trophy-which the latter side went on to win by 180 runs.

Sport Nashville Predators: Three up, three down from opening round victory
Author: 0 Nashville Predators: Three up, three down from opening round victory

They all have abilities at both ends of the ice and continue to help the Predators win games. The Colorado Avalanche are making things very hard for the highly-touted Nashville Predators . Depth is a calling card for the Predators, and that came through in the first round, although the specific supporting cast standouts might surprise some.

Sport Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sustains bad injury, doubt for World Cup
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sustains bad injury, doubt for World Cup

Oxlade-Chamberlain was carried off on a stretcher in the 18th minute at Anfield after injuring his right leg in a tackle on Aleksandar Kolarov. "If you can say that before the scan then it's not good news". "Oxlade, it's probably a really bad injury", Klopp told BT Sport . "The biggest blow for the mood is the injury of Chamberlain because we lost a fantastic player", he said.

Sport Carlo Ancelotti offered Italy head coach role amid links with Arsenal
Author: 0 Carlo Ancelotti offered Italy head coach role amid links with Arsenal

Yet it appears that a step into worldwide management will be Ancelotti's next step, as he looks to revive an Italian national team that failed to qualify for this summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. As such, he is not free to take a job without first severing his ties with the club - but he has a lucrative deal that would probably be beyond the means of the Italian FA.

Sport Eagles Owner: Trump's Presidency 'Disastrous'
Author: 0 Eagles Owner: Trump's Presidency 'Disastrous'

The New York Times is questioning if the Philadelphia Eagles will visit the White House after their Super Bowl victory. "We have been in contact with White House representatives and are now discussing the logistics of an upcoming visit to Washington", a team spokesman said .

Sport Ben Simmons Reportedly Wouldn't Welcome Lebron James To The 76ers
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Speaking to The New Daily in October after Simmons made a stunning start to his first season in the NBA , Australia legend Shane Heal initially said the youngster reminded him of Magic Johnson . Embiid, however, has received advice about the playoffs from close friend and Golden State Warriors standout Draymond Green. The Sixers have not been impressive just because they've won three out of their first four playoff games, it's have they've won such games.

Sport Wait a Second! Mike Francesa Returning to WFAN
Author: 0 Wait a Second! Mike Francesa Returning to WFAN

However, he expressed to Newsday this morning that "it's time to return to WFAN", followed by reports that he would regain a portion of his old time slot. Francesa will be back in the 3 p.m. -7 p.m. slot, according to well-embedded Hudson Street (FAN Headquarters) rats. He'll even be recording his show each day from the Mike Francesa Studio, which WFAN renamed on Francesa's second to the last day at the station .

Author: 0 Cardinals making 'a lot of noise' about trading up in draft

One of the most well-documented trends in NFL Draft circles is the infatuation with offensive tackles early in the first round. Sam Darnold's success was pretty remarkable considering the unorthodox mechanics and footwork he often played with.