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McCullers helps Astros beat Marlins 3-0 to complete sweep

McCullers helps Astros beat Marlins 3-0 to complete sweep

He improved his record to 7-0, becoming the first seven-game victor in the major leagues this season. "I do give a lot of credit to a lot of people in my life who helped me get here", McCullers told the Chronicle, "but I think he was one that pushed me a lot and gave me a lot of advice along the way through training and just what it was going to take to get here".


Sharapova doesn't get wild-card invite to French Open

Sharapova doesn't get wild-card invite to French Open

Maria Sharapova retired with injury in her second-round match in Rome, just hours after she was denied a wild card for the French Open, while defending champion Andy Murray crashed to a heavy defeat in his opener against Fabio Fognini on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila).


Leonard Marshall, Matt Hasselbeck pledge brains to research

Leonard Marshall, Matt Hasselbeck pledge brains to research

In pledging my brain, I hope to advance the research that will save football players, past, present and future". He spent a decade with the New York Giants, followed by one-year stints with both the Jets and Redskins. In 2015, Marshall spoke about the dangers of concussions during a Louisiana coaches clinic. Other symptoms of CTE include impaired judgement, aggression and depression.



3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

Two goals in as many minutes midway through the first half guaranteed City victory, but given the lack of ambition and enthusiasm shown by the visitors, that outcome had looked all but certain direct from kick-off. "We will go to Watford to win the game and finish third". "That little bit of quality we need". Pablo Zabaleta relives his favourite moments at Manchester City as he prepares to bid farewell to the club.


Did LaMarcus Aldridge deliberately step under Kevin Durant?

Did LaMarcus Aldridge deliberately step under Kevin Durant?

I don't think it was one guy who didn't believe and he infected everybody else or anything like that. "That's just been the message all year, just play with urgency and start the game off with some energy and throw the first punch", Durant said .