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by | May 28, 2017 | 03:06

Losing the Europa League final is a prospect that doesn't bear thinking about at Manchester United . The France worldwide is reported to be one of Jose Mourinho's top targets for the window as he looks to bolster his squad for next term in a bid to improve on a sixth place finish in the Premier League .

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:03

Saving their best for last, Alexis Sanchez put Arsenal ahead with a controversial early opener and even when Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the victor moments later.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:02

Morales's line drive shot to right-centre restored some breathing room and Travis scored on a Jeremy Jeffress wild pitch with the bases loaded in the sixth that proved to be the winning run. To help ensure both he and Troy Tulowitzki keep feeling good, the Blue Jays intend to manage their playing time for the next little while, wanting to make sure they don't do too much too quickly.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:59

Mourinho said: "It is so unfair what happened to him". "To me it is the most important trophy of my career because it is the last [most recent] - that is how I look at things", he said. "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment". "We didn't", Bosz told his post-match press conference.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:54

Orlando Police originally reported that their was a call response for a patient at the Kennedy home who was unconscious with no vitals. All this hard work paid off for Kennedy as a senior defensive tackle in the fall of 1989. With his deep connection to the organization, particularly during the highly successful seasons in 2006 and 2009, McAllister said Kennedy was constantly around the team eventually felt like a family member.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:49

I had a great life, great credibility with the club. "I had everything in Paris and then I took a risk to come back to a country that was not that happy with me". The Brazilian, however, has transformed many people's opinions of him with a series of assured performances at the heart of Conte's three man defence.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:49

Taider had opened the scoring early on in the second half but Dybala then tied the game up at one with a 70th minute goal . "But we need to talk about it and meet", Allegri said. "What kind of party will it be if we don't get the three points?" Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri set aside speculation about his future Friday and said he will remain with the Serie A champions next season.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:45

Absolutely (not). Otherwise he stays here. "What an unbelievable feeling and, believe me, it just gets better and better", he wrote in his programme notes for the Watford match. The Spaniard played as a wing-back in the 4-3 win at Stamford Bridge and even scored a goal in the thriller. Etienne Capoue equalised after 24 minutes, before Cesar Azpilicueta and Michy Batshuayi put Chelsea 3-1 up.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:41

Gasol has a Player Option worth $US16 million (AU$21 million) for the 2017-18 season. The Spurs presently don't have salary-cap flexibility, but the prospect of adding Paul to the frontcourt duo of Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge could potentially create a star trio that closes the gap on the Golden State Warriors , ESPN reported on Saturday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:41

Arsenal have now won the FA Cup a record 13 times while Wenger is now the most successful manager in the competition's history having secured the trophy seven times. On an afternoon when so much bucked the story of the season, double player of the year N'Golo Kante failed to track Ramsey, who was left unmarked to meet Olivier Giroud's dinked pass back.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:39

A couple of players including Alexis Sanchez, Gabriel Paulista could miss out on the clash against Chelsea in the FA cup final in Wembley after picking up knocks during the game. For me, it's such an exciting project. "We thought it was going to be a six-horse race (for the title) this year and it wasn't, so you just never know how it's going to turn out".

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:37

Chelsea just did not look themselves, and had a number of poor performers on the day, most notably Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic , but after the game all the talk was about Arsenal's big performers Per Mertesacker , Danny Welbeck , and of course Olivier Giroud.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:36

The third and last ODI is on Monday (UK time) at Lord's. England made 6-330 against South Africa after losing the toss in the second one-day global at Southampton on Saturday. Stokes finally fell in the 44th over when he holed out in the deep to give debutant left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj (1-72) his lone wicket. Buttler (65no), who had a close umpire's call for lbw on eight, went on to hit four of five fours in one over off Phehlukwayo as he and Moeen Ali took England's ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:31

By contrast, Nadal cruised to a 14-0 win record on clay when he ousted long-time rival Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals yesterday. Talking about the match he said: "I think it was a tough match since the beginning, especially here in altitude, which is hard to make breaks against a player like Thiem".

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:32

In this season in the national championship the teams exchanged home victories, "eagles" won 2: 1, and "bumblebees" 3: 1. They had been beaten in each of their previous three final appearances, twice against Bayern Munich either side of a defeat by Wolfsburg.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:26

If they win, they'll be heading to the Stanley Cup Final . Of Nashville's 11 wins, 10 Predators have winning goals. Aberg and several other role players all came up big in the Predators' first game of the season without Johansen, their top-line center and leading postseason scorer.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:21

Aphibarnrat was out in 31 and held his back nine together whilst Molinari made the most of the two finishing par-5s, recording birdies at both. The course is really fair and consistent, you don't get too many bad lies or bounces. "The first year, before everything settles in, there are a lot of little breaks and I had a hard time finding the right lines early on but I got a couple in on the back nine and kept it pretty tidy", said the Swede.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:18

For all of the talk of how the Cavaliers were "vulnerable" during the regular season, the postseason has proven that everything to this point has been nothing more than a preliminary heat. "But we deal with it, and everybody has been dealing with it and have met that challenge and have embraced it and will continue to do it". Finally, as if it were some old Japanese monster movie, Kevin Durant meets LeBron James .

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:15

The punishment was so severe Dominic Ingle, Brook's trainer, felt he had no choice but to throw in the towel with 1min 57sec of the fifth round remaining, later describing the injury as a "car crash". The 27 year-old overcame some big shots and bullying tactics from Brook early on to break the Briton's OTHER eye socket during the fight's mid-rounds.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:18

French driver Sebastien Bourdais , a victim of a spectacular accident on Saturday in qualifying for the 500-mile Indianapolis, left the operating theater, announced on Saturday night his wife Claire on Facebook . "I'm excited to be in the 500, but the circumstances are unfortunate". We wish him all the best in the days ahead as he starts his recovery. Carpenter and the next eight fastest qualifiers from today advance to Sunday's Fast Nine Shootout that will determine the Verizon P1 Award ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:15

Luis Enrique is set to leave a mixed legacy when he departs Barcelona but the coach can go out on a high by lifting a third consecutive King's Cup when his side meet Alaves in tonight's final in Madrid (kick-off: 21.30). The FC crew declare that a victory in the Copa del Rey final would still not salvage Barcelona's season. The team was eliminated from the Champions League in the semifinals by Juventus , after pulling off a historic comeback win over Paris Saint-Germain in ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:13

Stan Wawrinka fought back from a set down to retain his Geneva Open title and end Mischa Zverev's hopes of a maiden ATP Tour crown. Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka was down a set and an early break to a Sam Querrey before fighting back for a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:11

The Penguins lead all playoff teams with 55 goals for, averaging three goals per game, lead now for their power play percentage and top the Ottawa Senators for their power kill. Pittsburgh would threaten many times in the third period but would not find the equalizer. Unlike the Senators, the Penguins are in very familiar territory.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:09

Wenger has found himself under intense pressure this season and has often been criticised as Arsenal missed out on a place in the top four and ended up fifth in the Premier League. The FA Cup has always been deemed as one of the most prestigious trophies in English football . Sanchez was the clear victor and deservedly so after his good season, although there was no place for last year's victor Mesut Ozil .

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:08

The 28-year-old four-time major champion hasn't played since the Players Championship earlier this month. It flared up as he lost a play-off to Graeme Storm at the BMW SA Open in January and he did not feature again until the WGC-Mexico Championship in March, where he finished four shots behind victor Dustin Johnson.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:08

Arsenal could be without as many as three senior central defenders for next weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea . Arsenal have already struggled to cope without Koscielny in the heart of the defence earlier this season especially in the Champions League when the Gunners conceded nine goals against Bayern Munich when the Frenchman was off the pitch.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:02

Behind Abdullah is reliable pass-catcher extraordinaire Theo Riddick , who will re-assume his role as one of the very best third down backs in the NFL . Asiata, the longtime Minnesota Vikings rusher, had an extended tryout with the Lions during the team's rookie minicamp earlier this month. And it gives the Lions some insurance, as Riddick is still recovering from wrist injuries that ended his season, required surgery and kept him out of the first week of open OTAs.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:59

The Durant-Curry combination - along with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green - took some time to find a rhythm, which was interrupted by Durant's late season injury. The Warriors going undefeated the first three rounds, with coach Steve Kerr debilitated with a spinal condition, shows not only the collective talent Kerr oversees, but the planning Kerr did.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:56

They know wins in their final two matches against West Brom and Watford will see them finish above Liverpool and Arsenal in third place. "I am sure the future is so bright and hopefully one day the club can achieve it". The two forwards did start together for the 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough on 30 April, but struggled initially before clicking, and they had 12 minutes alongside each other against Leicester after Aguero came on as a late substitute.

by | May 28, 2017 | 02:00

The shot gave him 29 points for the game and 5,989 points for his postseason career to edge him past Jordan's mark of 5,987. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland for the title in 2015, swept the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals and host game one of the championship series in Oakland next Thursday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:55

Thomas played with a heavy heart, and played incredibly well, throughout Boston's run to the Eastern Conference Finals. James now took over some of the scoring, scoring out of the post and coming back after a pair of Smart free throws with a spin around Jaylen Brown and down the baseline for a 96-88 Cleveland lead.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:46

Having dumped European Champions Saracens out of the running with a late score last week, the final would not be any easier on the supporters' nerves as the match was taken to extra time following a 20-20 score after 80 minutes. The Chiefs' decision-making was certainly called into question. "I do believe it will help, I think the experience of those things is very important", Baxter said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:46

Colombia worldwide Ospina has been Arsenal's regular cup goalkeeper since Cech joined from Stamford Bridge at the start of last season, but missed the semi-final win over Manchester City due to a back injury. Whenever a cup is on the line, especially one with the prestige of the FA Cup, you know the competing clubs will bring their A-game. "For sure, I don't trust that (the final) will be the last game for Arsene", Conte said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:42

Wenger was unsurprisingly elated with the performance that made him the most successful FA Cup manager with seven final wins, and he insisted that his team are only a few players short of being capable of winning the Premier League title.

by | May 28, 2017 | 01:40

It was his third home run of the season and the 200th of his career. Let's journey through Inciarte's historic night: It began with a leadoff single in the first inning off Pittsburgh ace Gerrit Cole . The Bucs got their fake rally in the sixth, stringing three singles to start the inning. "I've never experienced one of those innings", Cole said. First baseman James Loney has requested and received his release from the Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett team.