Boston’s Gordon Hayward struck his left ankle just five minutes to the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving’s return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the shocked Celtics on Tuesday night.
With a towering shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on track for another memorable October.
Yankee Stadium sound like it is ready, too.
“That ballpark is living,” Judge said after this newest rousing rally.
- Liverpool signed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal for £35m in January
- Key reason behind the midfielder’s move was a desire to play in a central role
- But Jurgen Klopp says Oxlade-Chamberlain isn’t ready for that position for now
Oxlade-Chamberlain swapped Arsenal for Anfield in a £35million move this summer with his desire to play centrally a notable motivating factor.
When the NBA regular season kicks off Tuesday, a recurring storyline will be at play: the continuing dominance of the league’s Westernnbsp;Conference.
The competitive imbalance between the East and West has been a characteristic of this league since Michael Jordan left the Chicago Bulls in 1998. In the 19 seasons because, Eastern Conference teams have won the championship only sixnbsp;occasions.
Back in the Bronx, the big men delivered.
Greeted by an array of “All Rise” signals in a ballpark that is suitable for their style, Aaron Judge struck a three-run homer and made a set of luscious grabs, leading CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 Monday night and cutting their deficit to 2-1 in the AL Championship Series.
- Jose Mourinho made clear this week he would not retire at Manchester United
- The Portuguese underlined a desire to take up other projects and praised PSG
- Mourinho does things with ulterior motives and it was likely for a new contract
- Sir Alex Ferguson operated with a higher degree of class in such circumstances
When news arrived that Jose Mourinho had been making eyes at PSG and declaring that his presence at Old Trafford will be temporary, I remembered a chance encounter with the executive who once turned down Mourinho’s application for the Barcelona job.
Justin Turner struck a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
- How many seriously expected Manchester United to open up at Anfield?
- Jose Mourinho isn’t a manager who gets involved in high-scoring contests
- It must be said that Manchester City are a joy to watch in their current form
- Wilfried Zaha is just the man who can get Crystal Palace out of trouble
Did anyone seriously expect Jose Mourinho to go to Anfield and open up? Mourinho is one of the Premier League‘s greatest managers but rarely do you see him involved in thrilling, high-scoring encounters.
Chris Taylor hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning, Yasiel Puig added a homer and an RBI double to his dynamite post-season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated a Brief beginning by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night at the NL Championship Series opener.
- Chris Basham headed home the only goal of the game as Sheffield United won
- Sammy Ameobi was on the scoresheet as Bolton picked up their first win
- Nelson Oliviera rescued a late point for Norwich at home to Hull City
Chris Basham scored the only goal as Sheffield United moved level on points with Cardiff at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.
Basham struck early in the second half in a 1-0 win against Ipswich that left the Blades just one goal off first place.