Dallas Keuchel earns 7th win as Astros beat Marlins 12-2

The 11:10 AM start time (Houston time) is likely to be the earliest start for a game this season, and hopefully the Astros will give us something to cheer about on our lunch breaks. The performance from McCullers was his third straight outing with at least six innings pitched while giving up zero earned runs. Relievers Chris Devenski, Will Harris and Ken Giles preserved the shutout as the Astros lowered their team ERA to 3.41 - best in the AL and equaling the Los Angeles Dodgers for best in ...

Owners expected to trim NFL OT from 15 to 10 minutes

It began back in 2012, when they said that teams could pick a player who would be allowed to go to IR for eight weeks and then return to the roster. At league meeting next week, NFL owners will vote on proposal to allow a second player to come off IR in season.

Team India Champions Trophy Squad Declared; Shami And Aswin Makes A Comeback

KL Rahul, who had grown into one of India's most valuable players across formats past year, was not among the touring party. I think he has got one of the best brains, and is the best person to guide (skipper) Virat (Kohli ). Kedar Jadhav: Jadhav will support the team down the order as this would be his second tour overseas. In the all-rounder department, India will have the services of Hardik Pandya , Ravi Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin.

Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami Return To Indian Squad For ICC Champions Trophy

Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma aka Hit-Man Sharma is back in action and will possibly open the innings with Shikhar Dhawan , the Gabbar. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja - the highest wicket-taker of the same edition - will share the spin department with Ravichandran Ashwin.

Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern

The list of his achievements is nearly endless and, speaking ahead of his final game against Freiburg on Saturday, Lahm admitted that even he himself struggles to identify one particular highlight. "I can not imagine going back to Bayern, it will not happen, so there is no other option for me in Germany ". "First of all, I want to take a step back after 22 years at Bayern".

Real Madrid's 2-goal Cristiano Ronaldo: Now our focus is Sunday

The conclusion to LaLiga will be even more special for Isco, who could win his first league title in his home town of Malaga. "But we must think about ourselves and trust in ourselves that we can win it". "We do not feel it is over yet". Cristiano Ronaldo , however, returns to the squad as part of manager Zinedine Zidane's rotation system. At 2-0 down, Celta looked to have missed their chance, but when Iago Aspas was brought down in the area by Sergio Ramos, a penalty seemed to be on ...

Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/16/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Roman Josi's power-play goal with less than four minutes remaining in game three gave the Predators a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks and a 2-1 edge in a Western Conference finals that has quickly shifted in their favour. Josi was assisted on his goal by Viktor Arvidsson and Mattias Ekholm. Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Nashville's Ryan Johansen chirped and exchanged slashes, as well as other forms of creative stick work.

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Toronto general manager Ross Atkins flew to Atlanta to apologize on behalf of the organization and announce the suspension, which he said was deemed appropriate by Major League Baseball and Commissioner Rob Manfred. Louis Cardinals earlier this season. The Blue Jays released a statement on the Pillar incident on Thursday. The tension didn't end with Pillar's outburst.

Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

She tried to put up a courageous face by tweeting a somewhat philosophical comment, insisting that "no words, games or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams". "The tennis anti-doping programme ( TADP ) is a uniform effort supported by the Grand Slams, WTA, International Tennis Federation and Association of Tennis Professionals".

Tom Brady signs on with another luxury brand, this time Aston Martin

In collaboration with Aston Martin's VP & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman , the designer now responsible for creative direction of the Aston Martin brand and model range, Brady and Reichman will explore their affinity for The Love of attractive via a new content series entitled Category of One , premiering later this year.

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Rookie Patrick McCaw had 18 points and five assists off the bench shooting 6 for 8 as Golden State earned its most lopsided victory of the playoffs to go to 10-0. Game 3 is Saturday in San Antonio. Not what you would want from your second "star" in hunting for an upset without the first. "Somebody's got to teach him if the California Highway Patrol tells you to move, you move over", Popovich cracked.

Sharapova receives wild card entry into pre-Wimbledon event

The 30-year-old's comeback has divided opinion, with some fellow players criticising the decision to award her wildcard entries into WTA claycourt tournaments in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome. "Because of my improved ranking after the first three tournaments of my return, I will also be playing the qualifying of Wimbledon in Roehampton, and will not be requesting a wildcard into the main draw", Sharapova said on her website.

Ronaldo Rates Zidane's First Full Season As Real Boss

We're not going to relax. "Malaga is a good team, but we are Real Madrid and we have to show that we are the better team and that we want to be the champions", Ronaldo said. There is no more time off for Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates. Tony Kroos was able to side-foot home Madrid's fourth goal of the game in the closing minutes to seal the win.

Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

Popovich was left perplexed and downright disgusted that his team got dominated in such embarrassing fashion without Leonard, who re-injured his tender left ankle in Game 1 after stepping on Pachulia's foot. The Warriors had 39 assists - the most by any team this postseason - including 30 on their initial 38 baskets. Three other Warriors finished in double-figures: Shaun Livingston (10), Ian Clark (10) and Patrick McCaw's, whose 18 points and 26 impactful minutes were a major bright spot in ...

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

A sixth Oaklawn-raced horse, Royal Mo , had been scheduled to run in the Preakness before suffering a career-ending leg injury during a workout Sunday at Pimlico. Casse insists the Preakness isnt about revenge, although he likened his horse to Rocky Balboa. "If anything I have a greater respect for Always Dreaming ".

Facebook's Measurement Snafu Raises The Need For Unbiased Verification

The disclosure from Facebook comes amidst the ongoing "upfront" season in the US television industry when the country's biggest television networks arrange parties and events which they use to showcase their programming so that they can secure ad commitments from advertisers.

Aaron Hernandez: New Details Emerge in Former NFL Star's Death

This was the supreme's, the almighty's plan, not mine! I love you. Let [redacted] know how much I love her. Look after [redacted] and [redacted] for me. The records also detail disciplinary incidents at the Bristol County House of Corrections, where Hernandez was held after his arrest for the murder of Odin Lloyd.

Judge to hear arguments on bid to erase Hernandez conviction

In the eyes of the law, Aaron Hernandez did not murder Odin Lloyd. First, one fellow inmate told authorities that Hernandez had mentioned he heard a "rumor" about the abatement rule, according to the court documents. Susan Garsh . Prosecutors said they plan to file an appeal. Perhaps this will be the final chapter in the story of Aaron Hernandez . "This is an established common law doctrine", appellate attorney John Thompson argued.

Ronaldo Double Propels Real to the Brink of La Liga

And soon the title race goes to the very last day of the season, as we all expected, but with Real Madrid virtually over the line after a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo, as we all expected. Indeed there is much to be done to close the gap, and it must be done right this time . However, Zinedine Zidane had a positive report on Gareth Bale's injury situation in his press conference and reported that the Welshman was back in training.

Fournette signs rookie contract with Jaguars

The contract has a built-in fifth-year option. Fournette, the fourth overall pick in the NFL Draft, also received a $17.8 million signing bonus that is fully guaranteed . The team wants to make life easier for quarterback Blake Bortles by improving the running game and they nearly certainly would have added a different player if they thought the incumbent backs could get that done.

Man United, Southampton play out goalless draw

When I know the battle is lost I don't fight. "Tells (Wilfried) Zaha to go slow, leaves (Christian) Benteke at home; I hope he goes soft on us". I never saw any detail of trying to care about the English teams involved in European competitions.

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw blanks Giants over seven innings

Clayton Kershaw became a career 20-game victor against the Giants, whose five-game win streak wilted Wednesday afternoon against the ace left-hander in a 6-1 Dodgers win at AT&T Park. I thought that was a success". Cueto covered home plate, giving Grandal a convenient opportunity to have a conversation with the right-hander. "We talked about it.

Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

Speaking to Sky Sports after his side's 0-0 draw against Southampton on Wednesday evening, Mourinho said that he thinks that De Gea will play for United in the "first match in pre-season against Los Angeles" in response to whether the 'keeper would play for the club again.

Facebook to stream MLB game each Friday starting this week

Similar to Twitter's National Football League live-streams last season, Facebook will not be producing its own stream but syndicating a TV broadcast. It's not yet clear whether Dodgers or Angels games were a part of the agreement. Koehler was optioned Tuesday to Triple-A New Orleans after he gave up eight runs in three innings in a loss to Houston.

Ronaldo, Zidane say Real Madrid's focus on title-clinching win vs. Malaga

An insatiable Cristiano Ronaldo fired Real Madrid to a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo Wednesday to take Zinedine Zidane's side three points clear at the top of La Liga and within touching distance of winning a first league title in five years. Controversy erupted in the 62nd minute, as Referee Juan Martinez Munera showed Celta's Iago Aspas a second yellow card for diving when he appeared to have been tripped by Sergio Ramos inside the area.

Liverpool striker Origi: Coutinho has moments of magic

Watching on, Slaven Bilic must have felt tempted to reach for the nearest white towel and throw it on the pitch. The Reds are close to a Top Four finish after thrashing West Ham 4-0 on Sunday but have managed to get through the season with a smaller squad than most of their rivals.

Cabrera scratched from Tigers' lineup

He allowed a season-high four runs in five innings after being staked to a 7-1 lead Tuesday, a game that could have been concluded in principle early but instead lasted 13 brutal innings. "Attacking guys and sticking to the scouting report and communicating during the game, making sure we don't get off track of what we want to do". His substitute, Ryan Flaherty, whiffed on one play that Machado usually makes - and this extra baserunner scored on the very next play on the first of the Martinez ...

Mumbai Indians to take on Pune Supergiant in Qualifier 1

Rahul Tripathi scored 28 runs in 20 deliveries, which included four boundaries and a six. This time is will be hard to repeat the same against Mumbai as 2 of the key player in the Pune squad will be missing as Ben Stokes and Imran Tahir have flown back home.

Springboks, All Blacks in Group B

The 2003 champions were handed the toughest assignment of the leading nations, with holders New Zealand drawing South Africa and Italy in Pool B . It's not a tough group, it's a good group", said Jones, who has led England to 17 wins in 18 games and two straight Six Nations titles. Our detailed planning for the group, and the tournament, starts now.

Warriors vs. Spurs, Game 1

Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 1 live stream on Watch ABC. Expect the duo to start again in Game 1 in Oakland against the Warriors. Golden State is 8-0 in the playoffs, the longest winning streak in a single postseason in franchise history, after completing consecutive sweeps of the Trail Blazers and Jazz in the first two rounds.

Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards - 5/10/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

After being floored by an illegal screen from Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk early in the second quarter, Oubre charged at Olynyk and knocked him to the ground after burying his forearm in his chest. "I hope some of them go and walk around D.C. and enjoy being here and just take a deep breath", Stevens said. Meanwhile, cynics chuckled at Green - who was suspended in last year's NBA Finals, and occasionally moves his legs in kicking-style motions - becoming an advocate of clean play.

Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final

Eric Bailly could be hit with an extended ban after being sent off in Manchester United's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. United put in an underwhelming performance at White Hart Lane, but Mourinho was nonetheless pleased with what he saw.

Celtics prevail, lead semifinals

The Wizards will be facing elimination at home. The Wizards have to play bigger, and they have to slow down Boston's impeccable ball movement. However, in the three games the Celtics have worn the home whites, they've won by an average of 14.6 points, and now own a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series .

Inter Milan agree deal for Pepe

The 34-year-old will be out of contract at the end of the season and having fallen behind Raphael Varane in the pecking order, the centre-back has made a decision to quit Santiago Bernabeu at the end of the season. The operation still needs to be signed off by Inter owner Zhang Jindong but no hitches are expected bearing in mind that the Nerazzurri are looking to bring in three experienced players and Pepe fits the bill to perfection.

Atsu back at Chelsea amid Newcastle United rumours

Atsu recently spoke out about his future, insisting he is still unsure whether he will return to Newcastle. Despite this Atsu has been a major player at global level with the Ghanaian named the Africa Cup of Nations player of the tournament in 2015, while also being selected in the team of the tournament in the competition earlier this year.