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by | May 27, 2017 | 06:28

Former Australia worldwide Mitchell Johnson successfully defended 11 off the last over as Mumbai claimed a thrilling victory when Pune youngster Washington Sundar was run out on the final ball of the match. India's Jasprit Bumrah (2-26) and Sri Lankan veteran Lasith Malinga (0-21) choked Pune of runs in the final three crucial overs, denying them their target.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:25

The Premier League top goalscorer race is hotting up after Harry Kane scored four massive goals against Leicester on Thursday. Meanwhile, Son Heung Min continued his fine season with Spurs' two other goals in a comfortable win for this season's runners up.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:24

So he's gonna be there. We will see how this partnership develops, and also, we are monitoring the young Zverev. Meanwhile, German Alexander Zverev stunned world number two Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the Italian Open . "You played fantastic and deserve it". Zverev said: "Against someone like Novak, it's always very tough to get into rallies". Despite spurning a point to go a double-break up at 5-2, Zverev remained unfazed and served out to move closer to victory, much to ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:18

Rohit and Krunal Pandya [45* off 30 balls] were on hand to calm things down and put Mumbai in complete control of the match as they added 54 runs for the fourth wicket. After ferrying drinks in the first half of Mumbai Indians' campaign, and later being a fill-in for the injured Krunal Pandya, legspinner Karn Sharma took the more experienced Harbhajan Singh's spot on Friday night and put his side in the IPL final.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:17

Pontus Aberg drew back into the lineup and scored the winning goal just over midway through the third period for his first playoff goal, while Frederick Gaudreau played well defensively and had a winning record on faceoffs, going 10-4 in his first playoff match.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:09

Along with Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea , United have now won the Champions League/European Cup, the defunct Cup Winner's Cup and the UEFA Cup/Europa League. But playing for Manchester United we should do better in the Premier League and that's our aim next season - trying to win it. Two trophies, qualification for the Champions League , and a re-establishment of the club's old aura and winning mentality.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:05

Mkhitaryan scored the second goal in the 48th minute, hooking the ball in from close range from a corner. Jose Mourinho and Manchester United proved all doubters wrong by winning the Europa League and ensuring a spot in next season's Champions League .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:58

Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench. When one player on a championship team is simultaneously its best point guard offensively and power forward defensively, there's an inevitability about the outcome.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:45

Cleveland Cavaliers' James Jones , right, and LeBron James sit on the bench against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland . Nothing was keeping him out. Stevens said Thomas told him he's still sore and there is still significant inflammation in his hip. When he gets going like that, he's tough to stop.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:43

Zimmer was told by the team to head home to his ranch in Kentucky this week and skip the team's voluntary practices to reduce the stress on a right eye that has had eight surgeries. On Friday morning, Zimmer described it as "kind of a forced situation". So he will be back for OTAs on June 5-8 and for minicamp June 13-15, provided he is cleared by doctors.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:39

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Warriors are the slight favorite to claim the series, as they have odds of -240 to win. They defeated him during the 2015 Finals and he got his revenge in historic fashion in 2016. "I've worked too hard in my career to have that label, from the beginning". I'm very happy about our accomplishment. "Last year, it sort of turned into defensive struggles", William Hill sports book director Nick Bogdanovich said .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:39

During the pre-game broadcast, TNT reported that LeBron James was suffering from a, "bug". Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by a total of 77. A three-pointer with 2:42 to go in the third quarter gave James his 5989th playoff point and the outright lead over the Chicago Bulls legend. After being sidelined during the previous championship matchup with the Warriors, Kyrie Irving assembled a scintillating 2016 Finals.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:38

This happened in Manchester but everywhere we have to be a united world to fight for peace and to have no more attacks. "But the world goes on, it doesn't stop". He also aimed a barb at those managers he described as "poets" who do not win anything. There are lots of poets in football but poets, they don't win many titles.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:33

After dropping a 1-0 decision to the Penguins in Game 2 in Pittsburgh, many thought the Senators were headed for a disaster, especially when they failed to even record a shot for a stretch of almost 19 minutes between the second and third periods.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:32

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted he's concerned the Gunners' failure to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League may make it hard for the club to keep Alexis Sanchez . "It is not easy to be in the Champions League - think of the teams who are not in it now", he said. I'd decided earlier that morning that rather than wander around the capital manically refreshing the Sky Sports app in a constant state of agitation, I'd turn my phone off between the hours of 3pm and 5pm ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:26

The 26-year-old has enjoyed another season filled with goals, scoring 26 in all competitions this campaign. A lot will depend on whether United win the Europa League final today, which would see them qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:21

After Anaheims Chris Wagner caught Nashvilles Ryan Ellis with a high stick in the final minutes of the third period, Predators defenceman Roman Josi scored the game-winner on the ensuing power play. The Ducks see the problem as largely mental, and they intend to address it in the hours before the series resumes. And with how close and how physical both teams have been playing, you can bet the officials will once again have their hands full.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:04

Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue was quoted earlier this week saying he thought Boston's offense was "harder to defend" than Golden State's. They dispatched the Boston Celtics in five games. Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds before joining the rest of the Cavaliers starters on the bench for the fourth quarter - a familiar scene in the series.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:59

Arsenal are hoping a surprise win over Chelsea, who are going for a league and cup double, can help to reduce the disappointment of failing to finish inside the top four for the first time since 1996. "Instead, we face a team who lost out on the possibility to play in the Champions League next season and they have only this possibility to save their season".

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:01

There is a similar situation in women's tennis, where Serena Williams has kept winning Grand Slam titles into her 30s and is the oldest No. 1 in WTA history. "It was a little surprising because I didn't think he would decide one day to become a coach", added Murray, who was beaten by Djokovic in the 2016 French Open final.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:58

James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Cleveland has received the nod as betting chalk in each of its 12 postseason outings this spring but has been a disappointment to bettors when favored by more than 10 points, going 6-7 ATS in its past 13 playoff games, and 6-9 ATS in its past 15 overall, according to the ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:55

There are two Canadians entered in women's singles play . He got shingles, and all of a sudden he was back on antibiotics leading up to French Open . The 35-year-old American, the champion in Paris in 2002, 2013 and 2015, won a record-setting 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open before eventually announcing she was pregnant.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:58

Champions League qualification will enhance Liverpool's appeal in the transfer market and Klopp admitted that work had begun on landing his leading targets. "We're not attracting the top players anymore". "It's very sad because for 20 years we were in it, and it is the first year we will not be in it", Wenger said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:55

LeBron James is averaging 32.5 points and eight rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 24.5 points and 5.6 assists. And while James now leads in the playoff point totals, he still lags Jordan's regular-season point total. Ainge said earlier that because of the inflammation, it will likely be at least a couple weeks before Thomas and the Celtics will know if he will require surgery or whether another form of treatment will be needed.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:55

Stenson is part of large group in fifth place at 4-under after a 68. It was his first win since 2004 at the PGA Tour's Buick Invitational. The 30-year-old picked up five strokes in a blistering outward half of 30 before three back-nine birdies were partially offset by bogeys at the 10th and 18th.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:50

Previously, NFL teams would have to cut down the roster from 90 players to 75 before the fourth preseason game, and then 75 to 53 when preseason ends. According to commissioner Roger Goodell , "offensive demonstrations, celebrations that are prolonged and delay the game, and those directed at an opponent, will still be penalized".

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:45

Fans, players and staff stood unbowed at the Friends Arena as United faced Ajax two days after 22 people were killed and many more injured in a bombing at Manchester Arena. "We go to the Champions League by winning a trophy, not by finishing second, third or fourth", Mourinho said, a comment clearly serving as a little dig at Tottenham, City, and Liverpool.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:37

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, whose team won a record 30 Premier League matches, could complete the Double on Saturday when his side play Arsenal in the FA Cup final. Chelsea won the 2016/17 Premier League title this month. Victor Moses is more concerned about focusing on his own game than that of Alexis Sanchez in Saturday's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal .

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:28

Yes, an Indo-Pak game is always exciting. India , the defending champions, will play two matches, and so will the remaining five teams, with England and South Africa not taking part in any of the warm-up games, as the host nation and the Proteas are now involved in an ODI series.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:29

South Africa , who beat England 3-2 on home soil in a dramatic series in early 2016, are now top the ODI rankings after a record-equalling sequence of 12 ODI wins in a row from September through to February. "I am probably 95% getting over that flu", he said. A second-wicket stand of 98 between Alex Hales and Joe Root that took their team's total past 100 in the 17 over was broken when the opener edged Andile Phehlukwayo's first ball behind.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:26

The senior Western official tells NPR that Salman Abedi had returned from a trip to Libya in the past several days. As part of the security response, military personnel are being deployed into civilian areas to work alongside and bolster police.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:26

In what can only be described as efficient, Chelsea's added to their Cup Winner's Cup in the space of 12 months, winning the Champions League in 2012 and the Europa League the following season. "We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, third or second", he continued. The forward's future at Manchester United has been the subject of intense speculation after his lack of appearances under manager Jose Mourinho this season, and his omission this time ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:10

Usurped from the top of the rankings by Andy Murray last November and a shock second-round loser at the Australian Open , Djokovic enters the second major of the season facing the prospect of also relinquishing the last remaining grand slam crown in his possession.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:10

Daniels hit the first batter of the ninth, then Scott Schreiber and Ben Miller smacked back-to-back two-out singles to load the bases again, but Josh Martsching struck out Luis Alvarado to end it. That's the largest total in consecutive contests for NU hitters since they posted 38 combined runs in March 2002 against Nebraska-Kearney and Baylor.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:07

A defeat at the hands of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium proved too costly and Tottenham added to United's struggle by defeating Mourinho's men 2-1 at the White Hart Lane, in what was the final game at the stadium. Griezmann, 26, only signed a new deal at the Vicente Calderon last summer, setting his release clause at €100m (£86.6m, $112.2m). Either way, Champions League qualification was the essential first step in this process, for so many reasons.