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Sports Braves Prospect Ronald Acuna's First Career Homer Was An Absolute Moonshot
Author: 0 Braves Prospect Ronald Acuna's First Career Homer Was An Absolute Moonshot

Today he hit his first homer. Snitker was impressed as much by Acuna's speed as his power. Sam Freeman got the win to even his record at 1-1 while Arodys Vizcaino got his 2nd save of the year. White Sox 6, Royals 3 • Matt Davidson hit two of Chicago's five home runs in the first six innings in a win at Kansas City. "He went out and played his game".

Sports De Gea wants titles with United
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De Gea praised manager Jose Mourinho's winning mentality for the club's performance this season but urged his teammates to build consistency if they are to challenge for the league title next campaign. Indeed, Arsenal have lost their last five on the road in the Premier League - they've not lost six in a row in the top-flight since a run of seven in January 1966.

Sports Dolphins nab speedy-new-age LB Jerome Baker in Round 3
Author: 0 Dolphins nab speedy-new-age LB Jerome Baker in Round 3

The Dolphins have three more draft picks. One of the most important skills for a defensive back is footwork, and Fitzpatrick is able to go forwards and backwards easily. What happens to T.J. McDonald? "We didn't think any of the quarterbacks would make it to us", Grier said . "So I don't know whether he was exhausted that day or whatever, but they just constantly raved about how fast this player was and we're happy to add him".

Sports Unai Emery to leave PSG at the end of the season
Author: 0 Unai Emery to leave PSG at the end of the season

It is a great experience as a coach. The coach said he had endured a "difficult first six months" but has "progressed as a coach" in France. PSG failed to reach the quarterfinals again this season, beaten home and away by Real Madrid in a 5-2 aggregate loss.

Sports NFL Draft Updates: DT Derrick Nnadi goes in 3rd round to Chiefs
Author: 0 NFL Draft Updates: DT Derrick Nnadi goes in 3rd round to Chiefs

So that meant new general manager Brett Veach had to watch everybody else, including their AFC West rivals, fill their holes before the Chiefs could do the same. Speaks started twice at defensive tackle as a freshman, then became a regular for the Rebels as a sophomore. In 2017, he recorded 67 tackles (eight for loss) and seven sacks, which were all career-highs, primarily as a defensive end.

Sports Jazz, Raptors move on; Pacers-Cavs go to Game 7
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And if you watched the opening throes of the fourth quarter, when that bench-based unit ran a couple of ugly possessions, you could have been convinced the heat of the cauldron was getting to Toronto's support players yet again. So that's probably how I feel right now. It allowed DeRozan to play only 33 minutes, and Lowry 31, compared with more than 40 each for Washington's All-Star guards, John Wall and Bradley Beal , who looked exhausted by the end.

Sports Giants' Saquon Barkley Topped Jersey Sales for First-Round Picks
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Hill of North Carolina State. The Giants picked running back Saquon Barkley from Penn State in the first round and Hernandez is expected to provide blocking up front for Barkley's run game. Hernandez is a powerful guard with a nasty streak. "He's a little cranky", Gettleman said. But where he will play on the line doesn't matter to Hernandez.

Sports Iniesta to leave Barca; won't stay in Europe
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I don't see him as a Barcelona player but a football man", the Frenchman said of Iniesta's announcement. Instead, through the years, he has lost his hair, gotten married, become a father, and looked toward the future of his family by investing in a vineyard, "Bodega Iniesta", in the village where he was born.

Sports Warriors vs. Pelicans, Game 1 on Saturday night
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Curry said he wasn't trying to persuade Kerr or Lane to let him play Saturday. Neither do the stakes of the upcoming Western Conference Semifinal series. But, Davis has no plans of backing down and is optimistic. "He's been huge for us, especially on the road". That's going to be the biggest difference between the last time these two teams met in the playoffs.

Sports Steven Gerrard Rangers move 'laced with risk', says Neil Lennon
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard Rangers move 'laced with risk', says Neil Lennon

The 37-year-old could yet turn Rangers down, just as he did with League One side MK Dons when thay came calling in 2016. "I am not anxious", Liverpool boss Klopp said on Friday. If he thinks he is ready, he is ready. Unlike many other ex-professionals attempting to transition from a player into a manager, Gerrard made a decision to take the wise approach of gaining experience at the youth level.

Sports Hannover taunt Bayern Munich after Champions League loss to Real Madrid
Author: 0 Hannover taunt Bayern Munich after Champions League loss to Real Madrid

The World Cup in Russian Federation starts on June 14. Neither Bayern nor Boateng have said how long he is likely to be sidelined with the injury in his left thigh but the 2014 World Cup victor hinted on Thursday his season was finished. Having last played for Germany in October 2016, Neuer only resumed training with Bayern last week after seven months out with a metatarsal fracture.

Sports Finding A Decent Trade Involving Hassan Whiteside Is Nearly Impossible
Author: 0 Finding A Decent Trade Involving Hassan Whiteside Is Nearly Impossible

The Miami Heat have exited the playoffs at the hands of the Philadelphia 76ers , so a shift into offseason mode is coming. Whiteside got just 15.4 minutes per game in the postseason, and he complained bitterly about it. The young folks: There is some hope here. He isn't a unicorn and is somewhat of a blackhole on the offensive end . Also promising was the development of Justise Winslow as a small-ball power forward.

Sports Mourinho content with success at developing Man United
Author: 0 Mourinho content with success at developing Man United

I can still hear the resounding words of praise from the former Sky commentator Andy Gray in the midst of the North London derby of 2004 which saw Arsenal crowned champions for the third time: "This is football from another planet".

Sports NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders select UCLA OT Kolton Miller
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders select UCLA OT Kolton Miller

The Raiders had the 10th pick overall but traded down to 15th overall. Instead, they added more protection for Derek Carr. The Raiders opted to select the 6-foot-9, 309-pound Miller. Oakland released last year's starting right tackle, Marshall Newhouse, earlier this offseason. The deal leaves the Raiders with one pick in the second round, two in the third, one in the fourth, three in the fifth, four in the sixth and one in the seventh.

Sports Could Josh Rosen fall to the Dolphins at No. 11 overall?
Author: 0 Could Josh Rosen fall to the Dolphins at No. 11 overall?

And you can get some perspective, too. For the Raiders , this was exactly what coach Jon Gruden was hoping would happen when he started putting plans to together for his first NFL Draft in 10 years. The fun begins at 8 p.m. Both teams that call New Jersey home come next. He won't wow you with arm strength like Josh Allen , nor will he make explosive plays with his legs like Lamar Jackson .

Sports Lewis Hamilton Respects Sebastian Vettel More After 2017 Baku Collision
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton Respects Sebastian Vettel More After 2017 Baku Collision

Hamilton's team leads the constructors' standings. After starting the race in 10th place, the Australian used the safety vehicle period and the incident between Hamilton and Vettel to his advantage. The Force India pair collided, Canadian Lance Stroll made it to the podium for Williams but was pipped at the line for second by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas , who also had a coming together with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.

Author: 0 Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards, 4-27

Kyle Lowry finished with 17 points and 10 assists, while Delon Wright scored 18 points off the bench, and Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 13 rebounds. The Raptors pushed the lead to 14 in the third quarter before the Wizards battled back. In addition to his six points in the quarter, Valanciunas' seven rebounds helped stabilize a rough night on the boards for Toronto .

Sports Sit-Down Interview with Frank and his mom Marty Ahead of NFL Draft
Author: 0 Sit-Down Interview with Frank and his mom Marty Ahead of NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions made an interior offensive lineman their first choice in Thursday's National Football League draft. The Lions also selected tackle Taylor Decker in 2016 and guard Laken Tomlinson in 2015. He has been praised for his quickness and is extremely versatile, able to play either center or guard. "Three-year starter and team captain who brings a desired level of physical demeanor to the field each game".

Sports Packers 2018 Draft: Analysis on both first-round trades
Author: 0 Packers 2018 Draft: Analysis on both first-round trades

Alexander became the seventh-highest draft pick in University of Louisville history, matching Calvin Pryor, who went with the No. 18 pick to the New York Jets in 2014. "Jaire is a guy we've targeted all along". As a punt returner, Alexander averaged 16.2 yards on 20 returns, including a 69-yard punt return against Florida State.

Sports Wolves-Houston Game 5 recap
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But Westbrook also shot 10-of-25 from the field. But if you look at some of the defensive stands they had against the Rockets, if you look at the season-long development of their young talent, if you look at the way Butler, veterans Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson, and Thibodeau have instilled a culture of competitiveness and accountability to this locker room, it's hard not to be optimistic.

Sports New Orleans Saints get an
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints get an "F" for first round pick

Marcus Davenport , former UTSA defensive end will be suiting up for the New Orleans Saints after they traded up to choose the roadrunner. Davenport takes over next to pass rushers like Cameron Jordan and Sheldon Rankins. The asking price would be to swap first round picks , then the Saints would most likely have to give up a later pick in this draft, first rounder for next year, and maybe even another pick or a player .

Sports Steelers send WR Martavis Bryant to Oakland for third-round pick
Author: 0 Steelers send WR Martavis Bryant to Oakland for third-round pick

Following the Oakland Raiders' decision to trade down from the 10th pick with Arizona , the team has used its original third-round selection to pick up star receiver Martavis Bryant from Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh visits Oakland on December 9. "Anything that you can imagine (Edmunds) doing, you saw him do on Virginia Tech's defensive tape within Coach Bud Foster's scheme", said Coach Mike Tomlin.