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Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Chelsea on brink of Premier League as ‘Boro bow out

Chelsea moved within three points of the Premier League title and consigned Middlesbrough to relegation with a dominant 3-0 victory at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic saw Chelsea re-establish a seven-point lead over Tottenham. And Antonio Conte’s men can

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Taillon treated for suspected testicular cancer

PITTSBURGH — Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery Monday morning for suspected testicular cancer. The right-hander had the surgery at Allegheny General Hospital. After alerting the team’s medical staff of an abnormality, Taillon consulted with Dr. John C. Lyne over the weekend. Lyne performed the

USA fights back to beat Sweden at world championships

COLOGNE, Germany — The United States came back three times to beat Sweden 4-3 at the ice hockey world championship on Monday. Player-of-the-game Johnny Gaudreau scored twice, J.T. Compher scored the winner and Jimmy Howard stopped 39 shots as the Americans clocked their second win,

Dan Evans stokes British nationality row with Aljaz Bedene

Dan Evans insists he is still the British No. 3, despite dropping behind Aljaz Bedene in the world tennis rankings. The British No. 4 has dropped to 58th, two places below Slovenia-born Bedene, in the standings. Evans was knocked out of the Mutua Madrid Open