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Pescara's Muntari walks off in protest at racist abuse

Pescara's Muntari walks off in protest at racist abuse

Muntari said he suffered abuse throughout his side's 1-0 defeat at Cagliari but was booked for dissent when he asked referee Daniele Minelli to stop the game in the 90th minute, and left the field in stoppage time. A United Nations human rights official hailed Sulley Muntari after he left the pitch in protest of racist chanting. "We hope that mentalities will change".


Ryan Ramczyk: Ryan Ramczyk taken with final pick of Round 1

Ryan Ramczyk: Ryan Ramczyk taken with final pick of Round 1

The dream scenario would have been for Reuben Foster to fall one spot, allowing New Orleans to land the explosive Alabama linebacker and giving the defense another potential starter after selecting Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore earlier in the round.


Carlos Gomez: Carlos Gomez hits for cycle in Saturday's win

Carlos Gomez: Carlos Gomez hits for cycle in Saturday's win

The cycle for Gomez helped make a victor of Yu Darvish (3-2), who struck 10 and allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits in six innings. Mets 5, Nationals 3: Michael Conforto hit two home runs and slumping Jose Reyes also connected, leading visiting NY over Washington.


'He's a grown man': Matt Harvey gets back to work

'He's a grown man': Matt Harvey gets back to work

The Mets hope Harvey's heart will be healed by Friday, when he starts against the Brewers. After staying out past curfew Friday and playing golf the following morning, Harvey skipped out on the Mets' home game against the Marlins Saturday night without providing the team with proper notice.



Penguins top Capitals in series opener

For the Blues to wrestle control from the Predators, they will need another heroic effort from goalie Jake Allen while the Blues will have to find a way to contain Nashville's P.K. When the Penguins do gain the neutral zone, they can't get the puck deep. Crosby versus Alex Ovechkin got much of the buzz heading into the showdown of two of NHL's best teams, and Ovechkin collected his fourth goal of the playoffs.


Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

The UFC returns to Dallas this Saturday for a star-studded card featuring two title fights and some of the most talented fighters on the UFC roster. "The first fight was a really tough fight for us, but the biggest lesson is that you can't underestimate anybody, especially in this division ", he said.