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KKR's Narine foxes one and all with his bat

KKR's Narine foxes one and all with his bat

Earlier, India pacer Umesh Yadav made a successful comeback as his four wickets helped Kolkata Knight Riders restrict Kings XI Punjab to 170/9. Kings XI Punjab batsman Glenn Maxwell plays a shot during 10th edition IPL Match against KKR at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Thursday evening.


Detroit drops fourth straight in 6-3 loss to Minnesota

Detroit drops fourth straight in 6-3 loss to Minnesota

The Tigers made the score 3-0 midway through the 6th inning after James McCann hit a home run to left center off of Twins pitcher Hector Santiago . Victor Martinez singled to left one batter after Cabrera's two-out bloop down the line fell for a base hit. He has also totaled 3 home runs and 9 RBIs over his first 16 games.


Russell Westbrook stars as Oklahoma City Thunder edge Houston Rockets

Russell Westbrook stars as Oklahoma City Thunder edge Houston Rockets

James Harden , 27, and his Houston Rockets are dominating Russell Westbrook, 28, and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA's 2017 playoffs. Westbrook led the Thunder with another triple double, recording 32 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Semaj Christon was used as Russell Westbrook's backup at point guard.


Button to deputise for Alonso at Monaco Grand Prix

Button to deputise for Alonso at Monaco Grand Prix

Alonso was given permission to take part in the Indianapolis 500, which is held on May 28 - the same day as the race in Monaco. Triple world champion Hamilton, who joined Mercedes from McLaren in 2013 and is now leading the championship with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, said his former team mate and fellow Monaco resident was the obvious choice.



First Woman to Officially Run Boston Marathon Makes Triumphant Return

After her initial run, Switzer's number became the symbol for numerous running clubs created to support women around the world, named 261 Fearless . Americans dominated the men's division with six runners placing in the top 10. It wasn't until the race began that officials noticed a woman running among the men. There were 19 Americans in the top 30. Image: Apr 17, 2017; Boston , MA, USA; Galen Rupp runs in the lead pack during the 2017 Boston Marathon.


Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

He led 128 laps in a win last summer, and he has led a combined 428 laps in six starts with SHR. From there, he roared to three consecutive wins at BMS during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Fast facts: IndyCar returns to Barber for the eighth time . Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay have each won twice there. Through seven of 36 races, he has earned four top-10s, including two top-fives.