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by | May 25, 2017 | 02:44

They even chose to surprise their manager and crash his press conference. Monaco return to the summit of French football almost two decades after they last won the Ligue 1 title. the best of the best in their position), but €75m is far too risky. Personally, I hope he'll stay at Monaco to continue showing his qualities, but above all establish himself as a player.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:42

What looked set to be a mouth-watering clash between two in-form players failed to live up to the hype, with Nadal's dominant display making for a one-sided encounter. That point won him what, at the time , seemed a match-sealing break of serve in the third set. Pablo Cuevas , ranked 26th in the world, also booked a semi-final berth as he came back from a set down to defeat German Alexander Zverev , 3-6, 6-0, 6-4.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:40

His brilliant technical ability is matched by a a mammoth work-rate, making him one of the most effective players in the Premier League . "A club works when everybody does their job and we live in a society where everybody has an opinion and what moves society forward is when we work and not talk too much".

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:39

He held a watch party at his house for Game 6 of the Toronto Raptors-Milwaukee Bucks matchup in Round One, the team's next opponent after sweeping the Indiana Pacers. "I had a tough game, period", he said. San Antonio's season came to an abrupt end when they were swept by Golden State in the conference finals. Thomas initially injured his hip in March and played the final two months of the regular season before aggravating it during the playoffs.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:38

Just like in the Derby where the longtime partnership of trainer Todd Pletcher and rider John Velazquez took the roses, winning trainer Chad Brown and jockey Javier Castellano have been a winning pair for a lot of years. Always Dreaming , however, was a late-bloomer. The dream of another Triple Crown victor has again gone by the wayside, and there are no assurances that Always Dreaming or Cloud Computing will go to NY to compete in the Belmont Stakes June 10.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:37

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll had previously acknowledged the team's interest in Kaepernick. In addition, several prominent Seahawks, including cornerback Richard Sherman and wide receiver Doug Baldwin, were vocal in their support after Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem last season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:34

I was getting a lot of balls back. "I'm enjoying competing well against all the opponents". This marked his 30th Masters 1000 title in Madrid and proved to the doubters that his career is not over. Djokovic's game was getting better by this time . "I knew I'd have to play very well and I thought I did very well in the first set". "I will plan to play Rome, but we'll see." said the Japanese.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:31

Who are Ajax's key players? Moreover, in the second leg of the semi-final only an unbelievable miss John Guidetti saved Mourinho from complete failure in his first season with Manchester United . "Ever since we beat Lyon in the semi-finals final we have been working and preparing for this game". "Words don't really do justice for how we all feel", said United's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:21

Former Manchester United manager Ferguson issued a staunch defence of under-pressure Wenger this week, describing the Frenchman's critics as "ridiculous" and insisting long-term reigns do bring about success. Wenger said after the Everton game that Koscielny's red card "was harsh , but we have to accept the decision". "The team has given so much and they really want to win something this season".

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:21

Manchester - we won for them. That's what we've done. "This trophy is for them". United's Paul Pogba raises his arm celebrating after scoring the opening goal during the soccer Europa League final between Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:10

The NBA commissioner said that the league would work with the Charlotte Hornets to "apply a set of equality principles" so that the game and other associated events "will proceed with open access and anti-discrimination policies". Los Angeles will host All-Star weekend in 2018. Kudos to the many Charlotte Hornets officials who had a part in this - both in the original bid and then in the behind-the-scenes lobbying for the HB2 repeal.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:10

The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half, opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston.

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:06

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was as delighted as the club's success-starved fans after his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough secured a top-four finish and a Champions League play-off spot on Sunday. "The most incredible thing about him is this: he has come through a forest of criticism for months now, and has never bowed. We showed we can still come back from these times and we can work with this".

by | May 25, 2017 | 02:09

Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has got to be better in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals than he was in Game 3. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but he reiterated that he is out for the remainder of the playoffs.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:51

A moment of silence to honor those victims is planned before the game. "Another difference is they have a lot speed at Ajax and maybe he won't have as big an advantage as he has on some of the central defenders in the Premier League". Marcus Rashford starts up front, flanked by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata, with captain Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard all on the bench.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:48

They got some from the Texas Rangers anyway. If you're looking to watch Rangers vs Red Sox live online then we might have something in your interest. There's an nearly daily discussion on local Boston sports radio surrounding Farrell's decisions late in games, and let's just say that discussion is rarely ever flattering for the manager.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:46

The top 10 automatically qualify, and at No. 28 in the world, he has a healthy advantage over the final qualifying spot. "My putting was really solid, bit shaky on the front nine today but then I putted well on the back nine". Stupid bogeys on 13 and 14. Poulter's tie for second was his best result at THE PLAYERS since he finished runner-up alone behind victor Henrik Stenson in 2009, as well as his best result on the PGA TOUR since he finished second at the World Golf Championships-HSBC ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:44

He said: "It'll be a wonderful final, we've had a similar path and both teams deserve to be there". Ramos will also come up against another familiar face in Juve full-back Dani Alves . "If we don't give everything then we won't win our games". We realise that we have four matches left, at the beginning of the season we had 50 games left.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:44

Victory tonight would also secure United a place in next season's Champions League , which is vital for the club after spending a second season in three outside of the competition this term and not having secured qualification for next year's tournament due to a sixth place finish in the Premier League .

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:40

Wenger can also become the most successful manager in the competition's history - he is now tied on six wins alongside George Ramsay. Yet an alarming slump in results, highlighted by Arsenal's 10-2 aggregate defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, appears to have seen support for Wenger waning among the club's key board members.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:40

It began earlier this season with a letter that circulated the internet, continued with other rumblings, and reached a tipping point Tuesday when he reportedly told up to 10 players their scholarships would be revoked . "As with any situation, the University of Alabama will follow NCAA guidelines". Previously, most scholarships were subject to annual renewal. The baseball program went only 19-34-1 in his first year, including 5-24-1 in SEC play.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:39

From Willian's right-wing corner, Kurt Zouma headed the ball against Terry, who reacted sharply to hook the ball in off the left-hand post for his first goal since January previous year. The most important thing was we won. "It's going to be tough". Yet after the Watford match Terry said retirement was one of the options he is considering.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:34

Two of world football's biggest and most glamorous names go into Wednesday's showpiece fixture in Stockholm with hugely contrasting records in the transfer market. The city has shown incredible strength, spirit and solidarity since the explosion, so too football fans during this hard period - epitomised by Jim Hardie, a United fan from Brooklands.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:31

The skill level that Wagner displayed might have been enough for an National Basketball Association team to take a second-round chance on him, but he can solidify his draft stock next season if he gets stronger and improves his defense and rebounding.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:25

Horschel's two-putt birdie on the par-five 16th moved him back into a tie for the lead with Day while Hahn's par on the hole all but ended his chances. Funk, who held a one-stroke lead after the second round, has 14-under 202 to maintain a one-stroke edge over Scott Parel (70) in the first of the tour's five majors.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:18

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives to the basket in the first quarter against the Boston Celtics in game four of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Jae Crowder added 18 and Al Horford 16. James drew a charge with 6:46 to play and had to sit out the remainder of the first half after picking up his fourth foul.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:14

Her students will no longer have to take a final exam this semester, thanks to a Twitter shoutout from the two-time NFL MVP. Forget miraculous Hail Mary plays and making it happen on the biggest of stages. Meyer figured maybe he and his class could get out of their eight-page final paper if Rodgers gave him a retweet. Roberts, being a promise keeper, let her class out of the paper.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:12

Diego Costa has been the subject of a mega-money offer from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian in January with a reported £60m offer still on the table awaiting for the former Atletico Madrid striker's signature. "The 2017 season is our debut season in the CSL", Tianjin said. Ongoing rumours, as noted by The Mirror , continue to link the Spanish worldwide with a move to China, with Tianjin Quanjian reportedly having a "verbal agreement" with him.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:13

But the Vikings raised some optimism about Bridgewater's recovery Tuesday by posting to their website a 38-second, slow-motion video clip of him taking a handful of drop-backs and throws. He continued, "As it goes, day to day, can he do a little bit more?" Spielman would not say what is next for Bridgewater in his rehab. "All I know is right now we're all focused and Teddy is focused on rehabbing and getting ready as quickly as he can", Spielman said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 01:06

The 28-year-old joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014. Liverpool's record against fellow members of the Premier League's top six this season gives James Milner belief that the Reds can compete in next term's Champions League . "I think you respect everybody in life". "It is the technical department who is responsible for that". The Frenchman, who has been in charge for 21 years, has not revealed whether he will sign a new contract with the club.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:55

James, who finished with 34 points, was joined in double figures by Kevin Love, who scored 17 points with 17 rebounds and five assists. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, and Jae Crowder added 18 points and eight rebounds.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:47

Messi was given the jail term last July after being found guilty - alongside his father Jorge - on three counts of tax fraud. Both men are likely to avoid actually going to jail, however, as in Spain, sentences under two years are generally suspended unless the guilty party has committed a prior offence.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:45

The setting for the 2017 Europa League final seemed ideal for an observation as to the competition's current place in the shop window of global soccer, as well as perceptions of same regarding participants Ajax and Manchester United , formerly giants of the game and now something less.

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:47

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Patriots and veteran wide receiver Andrew Hawkins have agreed to terms on a one-year, veteran minimum deal. In a May 21 story following an interview with The Tribune-Democrat's Mike Mastovich, Andrew Hawkins said he was considering offers from several National Football League teams but said he was hoping to land with a team that could challenge for the Super Bowl .

by | May 25, 2017 | 00:46

Cleveland tied a playoff franchise record by shooting.595 (44-74) from the field (also shot 44-7, .595, on 5/7/10 at BOS). Game 4 is in the dust, and what a show both teams gave us! It was the first time in James' career that he had four fouls called on him in the first two quarters.