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by | May 24, 2017 | 07:11

Sharapova will have to win through three qualifying rounds to earn a spot in Wimbledon's 128-strong main draw. On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. All England Club chairman Philip Brook said on May 3: "We will wait and see whether Maria applies for a wild card and, if so, we will consider the case alongside everyone else's".

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:04

Wenger also said Arsenal's supporters' protests against shareholder Stan Kroenke - who was loudly and repeatedly told to "get out of our club" - were misplaced. "It's a big relief". The Reds regularly came unstuck against bottom-half sides who defended deep and tried to frustrate but, strangely, playing in the Champions League may actually be easier for the players as fewer teams will come to Anfield with ultra-cautious tactics.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:00

The series now shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 today and Tuesday with outmanned Boston just trying to bring it back home for Game 5 next Thursday. Oh by the way, James had 30 points, 7 assists, 4 steals while grabbing 4 boards in just under 33 minutes played. Leanord and Lebron are equal when it comes to the points spectrum but Lebron averages more assists and rebounds.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:54

The result sees Hull return to the Championship, despite looking to have struck gold with the appointment of MArco Silva in January. At the final whistle the Hull City players slumped to the ground with the realisation that they have to get acquainted to life in the Championship next season.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:54

Manchester United have already lifted the EFL Cup and Community Shield trophies this season but the Red Devils have struggled to find consistent form in the Premier League under Jose Mourinho . Pogba pointed to the sky after scoring his goal. And I know he's a Manchester United fan, so I tell him the same as I tell everyone: "I will not stop here".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:52

However, Mumbai Indians pulled off a sensational one-run win. On the third title and the emotions: All three titles are special. The former New Zealand skipper said though Pune was "not the most skilled side in the tournament", it created an environment for players to excel.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:55

The Boston Celtics are the most successful franchise in National Basketball Association history and, even without their All-Star scoring machine Isaiah Thomas , were not about to surrender. "They've just really been on me, staying on me to stay positive and keep going". Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, and Kevin Love had 28 for Cleveland .

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:51

The series resumes with Game 2 at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Ryan moved past Olli Maatta before firing a shot beyond Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. In games three and four of the Rangers series, NY found a way through the neutral zone by making one touch passes to the middle of the ice to spring their centre for odd man rushes.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:46

But Kroenke's ambition is still to win the Premier League and make the club competitive in the Champions League again, the source said. Arsene Wenger believes it is "sad" that his former Arsenal captain Tony Adams has criticised him in his new autobiography.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:45

The Thunder Bay, Ont., native hasn't started since April. 6 - a stretch of six weeks - when he surrendered four goals in a win over New Jersey. He's hopeful that he can come back later in the series . "To duplicate (Game 3) is going to be hard, but we've got to have the same mindset, dedication and focus to start the game", Karlsson said before the game.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:42

May and police said the bomber died in the attack - something that went unmentioned in Islamic State's claim of responsibility, which gave no name for the attacker. "This was among the worst terrorist incidents we have ever experienced in the United Kingdom, and although it is not the first time Manchester has suffered in this way, it is the worst attack the city has experienced, and the worst ever to hit the north of England".

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:42

It's closer than the last five years. "We need to keep doing what we have been doing so far because the title hasn't been decided yet", manager Zinedine Zidane said. This is a hard place to come and it was a tough game. The 32-year-old has scored the most hat-tricks in La Liga history as well as being crowned Portugal's all-time top goalscorer with 71 goals.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:32

San Antonio gave it an effort, cutting what was a 22-point, third-quarter margin down to 10 with three minutes to go in the quarter. The above graphic is actually slightly incorrect - it was the 1989 Lakers that started their playoffs 11-0, not the 1987 Lakers.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:22

The Senators managed just 51 shots over two games against Matt Murray , scoring twice. The Senators played the third period without top defensemen Erik Karlsson and Cody Ceci and forward Derick Brassard , who head coach Guy Boucher said were resting and could have played if the game were closer .

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:19

The 18-year-old had tweeted at the pop star the day before the concert. Last night they named Georgina Callander , 16, as one of the victims. "They're telling us to wait by the phones", she said. Everybody is anxious, the whole village. On social media, people shared videos of people rushing from the arena and ambulances arriving. She tweeted her own message to fans.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:17

This Leeds United supporter wants to play against Crawley Town in the cup next year. While the job will be Kewell's first in a senior management role, Crawley's director of football Selim Gaygusuz believes he has all the qualities required to thrive.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:11

Mumbai Indians clinched a thrilling 1-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant to win the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ). After registering three memorable wins against Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiant faltered in the match which mattered the most and lost a golden opportunity to close their IPL campaign with the trophy.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:07

A police helicopter hummed over the city as somber commuters hurried to work. Taxis and local people offered free rides to those affected. The concert was attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England. Another man who took his daughter to the gig said there were "two big noises" before people began to flee. On Tuesday, Buckingham Palace released a statement on behalf of the Queen , expressing her "deepest sympathy" to the families who lost relatives and friends at an ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:00

Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the Premier League began in 1992 and they became the first Premier League team to register 30 victories in one season. "I hope to continue in the best way", he said. The former Italy manager is the second Italian in a row to win the award, after Claudio Ranieri won previous year.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:00

Had Boston lost Game 3, this series being over would have been a mere formality with no team in National Basketball Association history has ever rallied from a 3-0 series deficit to advance to the next round of play. Tuesday night's total is set at 215 points on the Vegas odds . It was his shocking inactivity in the fourth quarter against the Celtics, given his historic efforts against them and Jae Crowder - who typically defends James.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:59

Maccagnan spoke in Florham Park on Saturday, April 29, 2017, after the final day of the NFL Draft. He started that season on the physically unable to perform list while rehabbing from another ACL tear suffered in December 2015. He struggled to make an impact as a rookie. And once he got on the field, he was a non-factor. The injury cut his first campaign short and limited him to only four games in his second season.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:44

Leonard reinjured his left ankle Sunday during the second half of San Antonio's 113-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. But the second half was the start of the end for the Spurs. "We felt sorry for ourselves", Popovich said. "All I care about is the next game, and we'll see how they come out".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:42

Jeff Hoffman's presumed role as a spot starter was to fly into Philly from Triple-A Albuquerque, gobble up some innings and give the Rockies a solid chance to win. And in Monday night's 8-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies , Eickhoff's most significant misstep came when he was facing the opposing pitcher. The 22-year-old Hoffman, rated Colorado's #2 prospect, was called up over the weekend to make his second spot start of the season.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:29

It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility. On the other hand, what the Penguins did over an 84-second span late in the first period Sunday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena might have turned this touch-and-go Eastern Conference final permanently in their direction.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:16

Miglio confirmed. He retired in 2000 after playing with the Seahawks for 11 seasons and was selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. Kennedy was inducted into the University of Miami Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004 and the NFL Hall of Fame in 2012.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:16

Early Tuesday morning, Hernandez's case went before a MA court and his team team argued that their client's original conviction can not stand because he had not exhausted all of his appeals before the time of his death. A lawyer for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has asked a judge to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder . Sheff said the only identifiable assets he knows of are Hernandez's house, valued at $1.3 million, and a Hummer.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:13

Recently, however, it had been reported that "No Love" was dealing with back issues, putting his title fight with Dillashaw in serious jeopardy. The Cuban's last fight came at UFC 205 and ended in a 24-second knockout victory over Chris Weidman , also taking out the award for performance of the night.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:12

The budding star Mbappe has had a breakout season, matching his striker partner in league goals and providing six assists. Mandzukic's header was brilliantly saved by Subasic but the keeper could do nothing as his fellow Croat fired home the rebound from close range.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:09

However, the team could still end the season on a high note by winning the FA Cup final next season. Laurent Koscielny says he's leaning towards staying with Arsenal . Last season, they finished 10 points adrift of winning the title but the season can not be considered a success as Arsenal have finished three places lower than they did in the previous campaign.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:07

The 28-year-old tight end could become the highest-paid player at his position if he remains healthy for a full 16-game slate and performs up to his normal standard. After missing the first two games of the 2016 season with a hip injury, Gronkowski was placed on the injured reserve list following a devastating hit by Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas in Week 10.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:01

Klopp praised "an outstanding job" by his players in reaching the Champions League for only the second time in eight seasons. Most of the games this year even though we have lost points, we have dominated games. "I have said "No" to every club in the world", the 67-year-old Frenchman said. Wenger's long time rival, former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, has told Sky Sports the pressure his former foe has been under is "ridiculous".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:53

After the goal and before we were very disciplined, gave everything, and should have got something out of the game. There was the sight of Shinji Okazaki , a striker who had gone 23 games and five months without a goal , swivelling in mid-air to score a stunning volley.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:49

Some of the proposed changes are more severe than others, but they all have their own significance in their own way. "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown". This is a good decision, and one which could impact teams in a positive way. Last season the Giants brought Shane Vereen off the injured reserve after his torn triceps healed, only to have him promptly tear the muscle again.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:44

But five months later, and baby Dakota is finally going home! "We walked in together, we walked out together", Smith said in an Instagram post. The Smith family has grown close to other families at NICU and made a decision to honor all the mothers at the facility on Mother's Day by giving each woman her own bouquet of flowers.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:47

While the team can't force a player to attend the OTAs, coaches like to have as many players as possible on hand as they begin on install offensive and defensive schemes. Monday's session was closed to the media, as is Tuesday's. Plus, Beckham's work ethic never has been an issue, and he is well known to train hard elsewhere throughout the offseason, including in Florida with the Steelers' Antonio Brown .