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Ohtani makes Major League Baseball pitching debut

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Powell set things up for the A's walk-off victory by tripling off Noe Ramirez to set the stage for an eventual walk-off single by Marcus Semien for a 6-5 Opening Day victory over the Angels in 11 innings in front of 27,764 fans. It was exactly what the Angels - and Ohtani - had hoped for. "Personally, I feel like I've gotten off to a good start", Ohtani told reporters. Ohtani represented the first Angels starting pitcher to record a quality start in his Major League Baseball debut ... Read More »

Huge European tie as Juventus entertain 'all or nothing' Real Madrid

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In these last years he has shown his intelligence. "The only other forward with this clarity when finishing was (former-France and Juventus forward David) Trezeguet". However, Zidane was cautious in his praise and suggested his thinking had not changed since Bale was left on the bench for both the recent Champions League round-of-16 legs against Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

Michigan Wolverines, Villanova Wildcats to close out NCAA title game

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They were last in the title game in 2013, falling to Louisville . MI (33-7) will play for a shot at its second national title in program history on Monday night against Villanova (35-4) at the Alamodome. It has been winning with defense, as it is allowing just 58.6 per game during this run. That's all we do. SAN ANTONIO Villanova has faced its share of talented big men this season . Read More »

Former 'Bows catcher Freitas called up by Seattle Mariners

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But on Sunday, his power and his glove in center field led the Seattle Mariners to a 5-4 win against the Cleveland Indians . Using a fastball that was hitting 100 miles per hour and a slider that featured better depth in its break, the young closer struck out the side, including close friend Francisco Lindor to end the game and notch his second save of the season. Read More »

Tiger Woods ahead of Masters: I'm starting to put the pieces together

The storylines don't stop there, either. "These guys are all excited about the fact that he's been out there and he's starting to play well", said Andy North, who along with odd will be part of the ESPN crew broadcasting the Masters . The good news for Tiger is that he has played enough rounds to qualify for the tour's official stats. But with Tiger you always just watch his focus, really, I think, that's for me what he's been able to block out through his career I think is the most ... Read More »

Antonio Conte confident of future at Chelsea despite Spurs loss

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Winning today is the only thing that counts. Conte has consistently complained of his lack of input over transfer dealings this season and insisted he has got the most out of a squad that won the Premier League at a canter last season. Alli exploited defensive dithering for the second. Andreas Christensen is another. Not bad for a player who Gareth Southgate only deployed for 22 minutes in England friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy during the global break. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool have a chance against Manchester City'

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Speaking at his post-match news conference at the weekend, Klopp said the match against City will be very hard, adding that the Reds have no big advantage over the Premier League leaders. Mohamed Salah , of course, was the match-winner, the Egyptian bagging his 37th goal of the season in all competitions at Selhurst Park. De Bruyne said: "I think for the fans it would be wonderful". Read More »

We All Get Free Little Caesars Today Because of Basketball

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On its Facebook page, the company announced it would offer a free lunch combo if a tournament underdog won. Little Caesars is going big by giving away a free lunch combo "because insane happened!" UMBC put up 53 points in the second half to stun Virginia 74-54 and in the process won free pizza for everyone. Read More »

Guardiola has a dig at City rivals ahead of derby clash

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The Citizens were the better team throughout the match and deservedly picked up all three points from the encounter. It's the quarter-finals of the Champions League and I've never played at this stage before. The two sides meet in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Liverpool the only Premier League team to come close to matching City's scoring exploits. Read More »

Solarte homers, Pillar steals home, Toronto drops Yanks 5-3

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All the Yankees' base hits came from 2, 4, 5 and 6 spot hitters. In the bottom half, Yankees starter Sonny Gray walked Devon Travis, who moved to third on an infield single by Josh Donaldson . "Qe liked the matchup, as much as you can against a really good hitter". It will be a good time for the Yankees to rediscover the comforts of home, even if they have to wear turtlenecks for a couple of days. Read More »

Nate Diaz reacts to UFC 223 headliner falling through

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UFC President Dana White told ESPN .com on Sunday that the interim title "El Cucuy" captured past year with a win over Kevin Lee at UFC 216 is no more. He has previous with Ferguson, who claimed in 2017 that the Stockton native was refusing to fight him. Conor McGregor could very well attend UFC 223 , his striking coach Owen Roddy has hinted. Read More »

Muffet McGraw motivates Notre Dame to make right adjustments

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Members of the Mississippi State team who already left the court to head to the locker room had to return. "Their competitive fire and competitive spirit is second to none". Both teams struggled offensively in the first quarter. Mississippi State forced 12 first-half turnovers. The Bulldogs were runners-up to SC a year ago. Read More »

'Theory of Everything' Stars Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones Attend Stephen Hawking's Funeral

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THE funeral of the Oxford-born professor Stephen Hawking has been held in a church in Cambridge . Actor Eddie Redmayne was one of several speakers at a service at the university church, Great St Mary's. The publication also reports that Stephen's final resting place will be interred at Westminster Abbey between fellow scientists Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Read More »

Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY

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This time around, he allowed four runs on six hits and gave up a pair of homers, including a solo shot to Jose Martinez, who was 3-for-4. The team will still have its top two picks, the 19th and 43rd overall selections. Brett Cecil also allowed an inherited runner to score in the fifth ... John Candelaria also had 10 strikeouts in 1983 and Francisco Liriano did it two years ago, both while pitching for the Pirates. Read More »

The Best Bets For The 2018 LPGA ANA Inspiration

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They were found at a local second-hand sports store by some golf fans who saw Kim talking about her predicament in a television interview. Spotted and subsequently called in by an armchair fan, the American was deemed to have incorrectly replaced her ball on the 17th green in the third round and was hit with a two-shot penalty for that infringement plus two more for signing for an incorrect scorecard. Read More »

Gareth Bale double guides Real Madrid to easy win over Las Palmas

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After eliminating Paris St Germain last time out, Real have been drawn to face Italian champions Juventus in a re-run of last year's final. The victory was Madrid's fourth on the bounce in La Liga and Zidane added: "There's no such thing as a straightforward game, but it got easier for us after the first goal ". Read More »

England strengthen grip on second Test against New Zealand

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Alastair Cook still has the appetite for Test cricket despite a hard tour to New Zealand , according to England batting coach Graham Thorpe. There will be more twists, as there always are in mid-scoring Tests. It was Colin de Grandhomme and BJ Watling that ensured the home side did not suffer the same fate as England did in the first Test. Despite fighting half-centuries in the second innings to Chris Woakes (52), Ben Stokes (66), Mark Stoneman (55) and captain Joe Root (51), the ... Read More »

Dele Alli scores twice in Tottenham win vs. Chelsea

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Spurs are next in action away at struggling Stoke and Pochettino will be desperate for his side not to undo their good work against Chelsea by dropping points in the Potteries. Goalkeeper Courtois sustained a hamstring problem before the worldwide break, meaning Willy Caballero could deputise, while centre-back Christensen has been struggling with fatigue. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp's update on Adam Lallana not what Liverpool fans hoped for

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Both goals we scored today were fantastic goals; both were team goals, both were outstandingly good play. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "It looked like a clear penalty". "And then I thought "okay that's it, au revoir, see you later". Sadio Mané became the joint-highest scoring Senegalese player in Premier League history, equalling Demba Ba's haul of 43 in the competition. Read More »

Resurgent Stephens Downs Ostapenko To Take Miami Title

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Open by defeating fellow American Madison Keys in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0. The victory will be crowned come Monday as she'll make her long-awaited Top 10 debut, climbing to World No.9. "I think she's a great player", Ostapenko said. "I was a little nervous and it was showing in my game", Stephens said of the first set. John Isner tries for the biggest title of his career Sunday when he faces Alexander Zverev in the men's final. Read More »

MI leads Loyola-Chicago in Final Four

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The shots were falling the second half. Wagner finished with 24 points and 15 rebound to join Hakeem Olajuwon and Larry Bird as the only players to have at least 20 points and 15 rebounds in a national semifinal game. Charles Matthews (17 points) followed with a baseline drive. He had 11 rebounds and 11 points in the first half, for 50 percent of the Wolverines' scoring. Read More »

Yankees lose another outfielder, and maybe a reliever

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Boone's reasoning afterward was that he preferred not to move Stanton from right to left mid-game, a position he struggled adapting to play during spring training. "We're obviously in a situation of need right now". "That's why we're going to continue to circle the wagons here in the coming days". So we'll deal with it and find a way to get through it. Read More »