https://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/dannyfarquhar.jpg

Sport

The 31-year-old Farquhar , who joined the Sox's bullpen August 19 last season after being designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays, was listed as stable but in critical condition in the neurosurgical ICU unit at Rush. He's such a resilient human being and we're praying for him and hope everything goes well. "Then word trickles back, and then this morning getting that update is very scary".
  • Champions League: Roma players vow to beat up Mohamed Salah

    Champions League: Roma players vow to beat up Mohamed Salah

    Sport

    Radja Nainggolan admits he is looking forward to seeing his old teammate Mohamed Salah on Tuesday - but admits facing Liverpool represents the hardest possible semi-final opponent for Roma . Diego Perotti and Stephan El Shaarawy provide a goalscoring threat from wide positions, as does Cengiz Under, who is beginning to show his worth and justify his manager's faith after initially struggling following his move from Turkey.
  • Stoke City's Mame Diouf pleads for support ahead of Burnley clash

    Stoke City's Mame Diouf pleads for support ahead of Burnley clash

    Sport

    After Joe Allen's cross was only half-cleared, the £15m January signing from Galatasaray was given the ball outside the penalty area by Mame Diouf and turned to strike a fine shot into the bottom corner. Stephen Ireland nearly pinched the points at the other end as he clipped the post, yet Stoke were grateful to Butland for another late stop from Gudmundsson - who was unfortunate to see another couple of shots go wide - and time is fast running out for Lambert's men as they prepare to travel ...
  • A closer look at Sean Manaea's no-hitter

    A closer look at Sean Manaea's no-hitter

    Sport

    It's the seventh no-hitter for the franchise since moving to Oakland . "Oh man, my heart was beating out of my chest, and I was trying to do everything I could [to stay calm]", Manaea told Braden in a postgame interview. He yielded 15 swings and misses, and made hash of the vaunted pair of Ramirez and J.D. Martinez , who struck out four times in seven plate appearances combined.
  • Bucks hold off Celtics in Game 4 to even series, 2-2

    Bucks hold off Celtics in Game 4 to even series, 2-2

    Sport

    Leave it to All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo to come up with a big play in the final seconds on Sunday. Antetokounmpo finished with a typically busy statline of 27 points on 12-of-20 shooting to go with seven rebounds and five assists.
  • Incredible scenes as Napoli and their fans celebrate dramatic Juventus victory

    Incredible scenes as Napoli and their fans celebrate dramatic Juventus victory

    Sport

    Yet, instead they all jump up and down, chant songs and have an absolute whale of a time. Sarri is determined for tonight's game not to be billed as a title decider. Milinkovic-Savic had headed in Stefan Radu's cross in the 32nd minute and Stefan de Vrij headed in a corner 10 minutes later. Despite not scoring in six Serie A matches, Dries Mertens remains Napoli's main marksman with 17 goals.
  • Guentzel Guides Penguins To Series Win

    Guentzel Guides Penguins To Series Win

    Sport

    Trailing 4-2 halfway through the second period of Sunday's Game 6, the Pittsburgh Penguins were staring at the possibility of having to go home for a Game 7 against the Philadelphia Flyers . Mur-ray", the fans chanted sarcastically. The Capitals lead the series 3-2. Yet another Gudas turnover led to the game-tying goal with 54 remaining left in the second.
  • Brandon Belt sets Major League record with epic 21-pitch at-bat

    Brandon Belt sets Major League record with epic 21-pitch at-bat

    Sport

    Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie righthander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. After allowing singles to Andrew McCutchen and Buster Posey, Barria induced popouts from Evan Longoria and Pablo Sandoval to end the inning. Barria threw over to first base four separate times during the at-bat to check on base runner Joe Panik.
  • Former Spurs winger criticises Mauricio Pochettino's tactics against Man United

    Former Spurs winger criticises Mauricio Pochettino's tactics against Man United

    Sport

    Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Matthew Etherington has told talkSPORT Mauricio Pochettino got his tactics all wrong against Manchester United . Tottenham , as they always seem to do, wilted. "Because at the end it's about reaching these finals and trying to win something". "But still at the moment it's not enough and I think Tottenham need to keep going in this direction and to create that winning mentality (will not take) a few years".
  • Cubs' Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head by pitch

    Cubs' Kris Bryant leaves game after getting hit in head by pitch

    Sport

    Manager Joe Maddon and a trainer came out to steady Bryant before helping him off the field. Trainers quickly arrived to examine Bryant, and they chose to remove him from the game. Unhappy over the incident, hitting coach Chili Davis and another Cubs' player were ejected minutes later. Bryant is hitting.319 with two home runs and 11 RBI this season for Chicago.
  • PFA Player Of The Year Revealed

    PFA Player Of The Year Revealed

    Sport

    The Egyptian will now return to Liverpool and begin to prepare for Tuesday's UEFA Champions League semi-final clash against former side Roma. He has helped Liverpool into third place in the table and has tormented defenders with his pace, skill on the ball and finishing ability.
  • Egypt midfielder Elneny injured playing for Arsenal

    Egypt midfielder Elneny injured playing for Arsenal

    Sport

    Arsenal are on course to finish lower than ever under Wenger in the Premier League as they remain in sixth, six points adrift of Chelsea. "I am touched by all the praise I got from all English football, and I'm grateful for having had that experience in this country.
  • Ex-NFL Kicker Jay Feely

    Ex-NFL Kicker Jay Feely

    Sport

    My Daughter has dated her boyfriend for over a year and they knew I was joking. With the hashtag #BadBoys , Feely is clearly making a reference to a scene in Bad Boys II where the main characters threaten a 15-year-old boy taking one of their daughter's on a date.
  • Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers, 4-21

    Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers, 4-21

    Sport

    They open this series on Friday night and will enter it having lost their last eight games in a row and they have been crushed in most of those games. Fiers has gone 0-1 with a 3.57 ERA in three career starts here at Comerica Park. While the Tigers have their own flaws and concerns, KC can't pitch and they can't hit.
  • Three things we learned: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

    Three things we learned: Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

    Sport

    Vorm's disappointment was clear as he spoke after Spurs lost to United, with Alexis Sanchez beating him with a header before Ander Herrera rifled home the victor. They point to the vast gap between second-place United and their neighbours and champions Manchester City , slating Mourinho's often surly demeanour and provocative comments.
  • Manchester City vs Swansea, Premier League

    Manchester City vs Swansea, Premier League

    Sport

    City host reigning champions Lyon in the first leg of their semi-final on Sunday, the same opponents that knocked them out at this stage of the competition previous year. We are forecasting a huge total of 102 points for City this season on the basis of points gained per game so far. Now they will look to just add to the history books through the end of the season, which will bring Swansea City to their homestead on Sunday.
  • Andres Iniesta: Barcelona legend to reveal future this week

    Andres Iniesta: Barcelona legend to reveal future this week

    Sport

    Asked if he knew what Iniesta's decision might be, the Croatia worldwide said: "I don't know, I hope he doesn't [leave]". "I think it's a little clear but we will see". Barca and Spain team-mate Jordi Alba said: "It has been and is a pleasure to share a changing room with him, he is number one in his position and as a person.
  • Wembley is flawless stage for Paul Pogba to silence José Mourinho

    Wembley is flawless stage for Paul Pogba to silence José Mourinho

    Sport

    It's no secret that former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has not been particularly impressed by Paul Pogba since the Frenchman returned to Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 for a then world record fee of £89.3million. 'I think he's wanted to come out and create the Paul Pogba show, which is good, which is what you need. "It's all about character, and understanding the character of the people you have brought to the football club".
  • London Marathon: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins third title

    London Marathon: Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins third title

    Sport

    The 33-year-old, who is the reigning Olympic champion, posted 2hr 4min 27sec to finish more than half a minute in front of Ethiopian Kitata (2:05:00), with Farah third in 2:06:32. Cheruiyot, 34, took advantage of failed attempts by last year's victor Mary Keitany and runner-up Tirunesh Dibaba to break Paula Radcliffe's 15-year-old world record.
  • Iniesta says 'emotional' final may be his last for Barca

    Iniesta says 'emotional' final may be his last for Barca

    Sport

    Andres Iniesta might have made it 2-0 to the Catalan side not too long after, but the Spain midfielder saw his effort cannon back off the crossbar after initially being teed up by Suarez. The Barca support were given one last reason to cheer as they gave the substituted Iniesta a standing ovation as he left the pitch, with their Sevilla counterparts joining in as the Wanda Metropolitano showed its appreciation for one of the greatest midfielders of recent times.
  • Utah Jazz: Rubio's triple-double spells trouble for OKC

    Utah Jazz: Rubio's triple-double spells trouble for OKC

    Sport

    Obviously it's his first playoff triple-double, but he is the first Jazzman to notch one of those since John Stockton in 2001. With Rubio picking up the offensive slack, it has helped alleviate some of the offensive pressure from rookie guard Donovan Mitchell , who is averaging 25.7 points along with 9.0 rebounds through the first three games of the series.
  • Alexis Sanchez Hails Arsene Wenger as

    Alexis Sanchez Hails Arsene Wenger as "historical football legend"

    Sport

    Giroud was signed by Wenger in 2012 and enjoyed five-and-a-half fruitful years under his compatriot before joining Chelsea earlier this year. It was announced on Friday that Wenger would leave Arsenal at the end of the season, bringing to an end 22 years at the north London club.
  • Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL

    Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL

    Sport

    Roma's top scorer Edin Dzeko stayed on the bench alongside captain Daniele De Rossi with the visitors missing three chances in the first half - Stephan El Shaarawy misfiring twice and Lorenzo Pellegrini also missing a third opportunity. "Our focus is on playing football and doing everything we can to win games, whether that is in the Premier League or the Champions League". "I will be very happy if I break it".
  • Sports world reacts to Adrien Broner's offensive post-fight comments

    Sports world reacts to Adrien Broner's offensive post-fight comments

    Sport

    Broner continued to wait and Vargas continued to let his hands go. How nice when boxing exceeds our expectations. Vargas continues to throw left jabs to the body. After attempting to take the microphone from Gray, Broner accepted the rematch. Jemell Charlo is a rising star in the middleweight division after two knockout wins.
  • Zach Johnson shoots 65, ties for Valero Texas Open lead

    Zach Johnson shoots 65, ties for Valero Texas Open lead

    Sport

    You've got to persevere, grind it out, fight for pars. Now he'll have another chance in the day's final tee time where he's grouped with Johnson and Trey Mullinax , who sits one shot back after firing a course-record 62 in the third round.
  • Kevin Lee Misses Weight For UFC Atlantic City Headlining Bout

    Kevin Lee Misses Weight For UFC Atlantic City Headlining Bout

    Sport

    He landed some hard ground-and-pound and maintained top position until the end of the round. After the drama that came with UFC 223's insane fight-week, we could have done with a smooth buildup to this weekend's crucial lightweight clash between Edson Barboza and Kevin Lee, but it has emerged in the last few minutes that this was not the case.
  • NBA Playoffs Betting Odds: Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 Recap

    NBA Playoffs Betting Odds: Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game 3 Recap

    Sport

    Towns had by far his best game of the series with 18 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks as Minnesota cut its series deficit to 2-1 with a dominant 121-105 win to keep hope alive in Minneapolis of a competitive series. Butler and Wiggins carried the Timberwolves through an emotion-charged start, combining for 21 points in the first quarter. Not to be left out was Derrick Rose and his 17 points off the bench, including 10 points in nine minutes before halftime.
  • Sean Manaea Stuns Everyone by No-Hitting Baseball's Best Team

    Sean Manaea Stuns Everyone by No-Hitting Baseball's Best Team

    Sport

    It was the first no-hitter against the Sox in 25 years, since Chris Bosio turned the trick for Seattle on April 22, 1993. Sandy Leon reached in the Red Sox fifth when A's shortstop Marcus Semien dropped a popup. Boston began the game with a major league-best.293 batting average. On a 2-0 pitch, Manaea completed the no-hitter. The ball did deflect off his glove, though it was a hard play, the kind of the play that is usually called a base hit.
  • Frampton views Donaire as the most accomplished fighter he will face

    Frampton views Donaire as the most accomplished fighter he will face

    Sport

    In Filipino Donaire, however, a seven-time world champion once considered one of the finest fighters in the world, he is expecting a challenge beyond even those presented by Leo Santa Cruz, who inflicted his only defeat, and Scott Quigg. "As you saw in the 11th round, Nonito Donaire is a risky opponent". However, if Valdez decides to step up in weight, Frampton would be declared the WBO champion without having to enter the ring.
  • Yankees to call up top prospect Gleyber Torres, reports say

    Yankees to call up top prospect Gleyber Torres, reports say

    Sport

    Torres, the Yankees' top prospect who played 14 games in Triple A this season, brings something the Yankees need almost as much as his bat and glove: excitement - or, a spark. According to Jack Curry , the Yankees will call Torres up for Sunday's game. Torres is considered a better defender than Andujar. "The guys we got have got to play better", he said.
  • White Sox reliever in stable but critical condition after suffering brain hemorrhage

    White Sox reliever in stable but critical condition after suffering brain hemorrhage

    Sport

    The team says he is continuing to receive treatment and close monitoring by Dr. Demetrius Lopez and the neurosurgical team. Farquhar had recorded the last two outs of the top of the sixth before the incident occurred. Farquhar was selected by Toronto in the 10th round of the 2008 draft and made his major league debut with the Blue Jays in 2011. He sports a respectable 3.93 earned run average with 18 saves and a 1.0 WAR in 253 career games on the bump as a reliever.
  • Copa Del Rey Final Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 21 April 2018

    Copa Del Rey Final Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 21 April 2018

    Sport

    They ultimately went into the break 3-0 up, as Messi fired home and then set up the lethal Suarez for his second, as Sevilla were left looking at a damage limitation job. Speculation about his future has been rife in recent weeks, with reports claiming China's Chongqing Lifan already has an agreement with Iniesta. Luis Suarez struck twice in the first half for the Catalans as they won the competition for a record 30th time.
  • Man United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final

    Man United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final

    Sport

    United settled again and hit back midway through the half as Paul Pogba outmuscled Mousa Dembele on the left wing, picked out Sanchez with an inch-perfect cross which evaded the Spurs centre-backs, and the Chilean headed home across the stationary Michel Vorm .
  • Albion remain above Crystal Palace in Premier League table

    Albion remain above Crystal Palace in Premier League table

    Sport

    The referee's decision to award a free-kick to Watford , rather than a penalty to Crystal Palace , on the hour mark was vital to the game's complexion. "It's an unbelievably important month". The Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace will be broadcast on NBCSN. Defensively, Watford have been bad the entire season.
  • As Alabama's spring ends, all eyes on Jalen Hurts and QB competition

    As Alabama's spring ends, all eyes on Jalen Hurts and QB competition

    Sport

    After the contest was over, RB Damien Harris was full of praise for Jones, saying he likes the work Jones has been doing while everyone talks about Hurts and Tagovailoa. Jones was 23-for-35 for 289 yards. Tagovailoa appeared in eight games last season, completing 49 of 77 passes with 11 touchdowns and two interceptions.
  • Washington Redskins NFL Draft week seven-round mock

    Sport

    Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen on the same team. - The more time passes, the more this Josh Allen rumor starts to become more than just a rumor. "Absolutely. You can't have enough of them on your team". After Barkley, though, the running back position is a huge question mark as to where players will get selected and even if any other backs will get drafted in the first round.
  • Leinster v Scarlets A Sell-Out

    Leinster v Scarlets A Sell-Out

    Sport

    They had already beaten title holders Saracens in the quarter-finals, and that after dominating a pool which included Exeter, Glasgow and Montpellier, each of whom are now top of the English Premiership , Pro14 and French Top14 respectively.
  • IPL Fantasy Tips - Match 19 - Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils

    Sport

    It rained fours and sixes as de villiers produced a vintage innings and singled-handedly chased down the 175-run target with two overs to spare to bring RCB's campaign back on track. The first six of Delhi's innings came only in the ninth over when Iyer flicked Yadav over deep midwicket. In the season opener, the team failed to defend a good score of 177 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders , but chased down a moderate 156 runs against Kings XI Punjab in the next game.
  • Beal, Wall combine for 56 points in Wizards' victory over Raptors

    Beal, Wall combine for 56 points in Wizards' victory over Raptors

    Sport

    These are the sobering, snarky or dare I say, smart thoughts that stick with me when I watch Raptors games. In that moment, I was going to pen a whole article on Casey's podium but this is about the Wizards . DeMar DeRozan had 23 points in the loss for the turnover-troubled Raptors , while Kyle Lowry had 19. The Wizards roamed far too freely in Game 3.
  • Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds

    Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds

    Sport

    This was his first fight since signing for Matchroom and Eddie Hearn at the start of the year - but it didn't last long. "King Khan" smelt blood and he pounced on his rival with a blurring combination of hand speed and power to take down Lo Greco for a 2nd time inside the first minute.