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by | April 17, 2017 | 08:44

The only possible complaint for Manchester United after this match would be why they could not have played with this kind of authority more often this season. It quickly became clear after kick-off that Mourinho had instructed Herrera to man-mark Eden Hazard to prevent him from causing trouble. Shortly after the hour, with United having replaced Lingard with Michael Carrick, Rashford came close to a third when his effort brushed the side-netting.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:41

The 6-foot guard returned in the second half - with a limp - and played limited minutes. The Gamecocks struggled to close the deficit, with Gonzaga's hot shooting carrying them and Collins making a major impact defensively. Gonzaga's 3-point shooting vs. SC coach Frank Martin is one of the most animated coaches on any sideline in college basketball, and he's not known for hiding his emotions.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:38

They even had a few more chances to kill off the game. Four straight wins have moved them virtually clear of relegation trouble with Zaha's form a crucial ingredient in boss Sam Allardyce's planning. With the first two of those starting Palace tend to net. It's a pity, but I think today it wasn't our day. "It's happened, and certainly at the moment he is playing outstanding football for us and in the Premier League - the hardest place to perform consistently as it's such a competitive ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:37

But Tuesday night Willett will receive the attention he deserves at the annual Masters Champions Dinner. Knowing what's ahead might be better, but the Masters is a major creator of anxiety. He has come back to the field on Friday, but as of now Hoffman has maintained the lead. At the very least, Willett deserves a decent defence and perhaps those magical memories from past year can help him deliver that.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:30

Two runs scored easily, and Ramirez considering going to third but thought better of it a quarter of the way past second base. So, this was a game with a very slow leadup, which my non-American or non-baseball friends probably would not appreciate, to a brief but highly satisfying resolution, to which I'm sure those same friends would say "that's it???" The two teams split the first pair of games in this set, and on Sunday Boston took the game 7-5, out-hitting Tampa 17-7.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:30

Roger Federer, for the third time in four months, beat arch-rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the final of the Miami Open on Sunday. And with over 4,000 ranking points already in the bag and no points to defend after Wimbledon, a return to the world number one spot is a strong possibility.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:32

After a 1-2-3 sixth, Contreras stole the seventh. Even after that the Cubs had a chance to score, as Anthony Rizzo and Zobrist singled. On the next play, Rizzo barehanded Andrew McCutchen's slow grounder and fired to Willson Contreras at home.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:29

But it's good news that he's ready. "And we try to prepare for the game in the best conditions to try to win the game". "When I ask him and say , "Hey Harry, I don't know if you are ready or not, I think you want to be", he says "No, no, I want to be involved tomorrow"!" "He's fully recovered and that is great news for him and for us", said Pochettino, who revealed that the Englishman has " pushed himself a lot to be fully recovered ." .

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:29

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday ordered the Commonwealth flag to be flown at half-staff across Pennsylvania to honor Rooney, who died Thursday at 84. The NFL world lost a big one here. Our thoughts and prayers will remain with Patricia, Art, the Rooney family and the entire Steelers organization. David Morehouse , the Penguins' president and CEO, said Rooney "personified everything that's good about Pittsburgh ".

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:29

Aaron Judge , Chase Headley and Starlin Castro provided home runs for the Yankees, while a Logan Morrison homer blotted Pineda's book slightly. The Yankees said Gardner bruised his jaw and strained his neck. With his parents, Raury and Jim, on hand after driving up from SC, the Sumter native threw 61 of 89 pitches for strikes - including 17 missed swings.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:30

Australia's Minjee Lee tied for third as South Korea's So Yeon Ryu won the year's first women's golf major in a playoff with American Lexi Thompson after a drama-charged final day. She then added: "This is ridiculous". But you know what, I fought hard coming in, and I didn't give up. Norway's Suzann Pettersen barely missed a birdie putt on the 18th to force a three-way playoff.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:27

Isco's late goal helped protect Real's slender three-point lead over rivals Barcelona at the top of La Liga and Marcelo believes the European champions can take nothing for granted as the season nears its conclusion. The multiple time-Champions League victor played alongside Zidane in the peak of the Galacticos era, and cemented his legacy as one of the greats of football.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:26

The Eagles moved six points clear of the relegation zone with a resounding win against the Gunners, with goals from Andros Townsend , Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic helping Palace to a fifth win in their last six games. I think more of them want change. However, 11 years later, he's Arsenal's captain for a must-win game. Defensively they leave [Shkodran] Mustafi and Gabriel exposed and they're left on their own so we can get in their box and get chances.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:25

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, right, makes a save on Toronto Maple Leafs' James van Riemsdyk , center, as Columbus Blue Jackets' Scott Harrington defends during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto, on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:21

Just go out there this week, do what you know how to do, just be yourself'. Garcia won with birdie on first playoff hole. After he'd made a pivotal eagle at the par-5 15 hole (kissing the flagstick with his second shot) and he and Rose had made the short walk to the 16 tee, Garcia could hear a big roar up near the 18 green.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:05

Speaking at at a press conference ahead of Liverpool's Premier League meeting with West Brom this weekend, the former Dortmund boss said that hearing the news was "difficult" for him. We can concentrate on football at the weekend, we can concentrate on training because we were not immediately involved but for the players involved it is a different situation.

by | April 17, 2017 | 08:02

Hernandez, now 27, was a rising star in the National Football League when he was arrested in 2013 and charged with murdering acquaintance Odin Lloyd. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said the victims' families were devastated by the verdicts and by the defense's portrayal of the men as "gang bangers" and "drug dealers".

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:50

The Jays losing streak hit seven games, the longest since August 2013 and the lengthiest April slide in club history ... "The one thing that's encouraging about tonight is we got some hits", said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons. The question, however, is when will the Jays be able to take advantage of some of the quality starts they are getting? The Blue Jays will go for a split of the four-game series on Sunday afternoon.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:46

The former world No 1's tee shot at the ninth hole of his third round at the RBC Heritage left him stuck behind a row of trees, which is where his imagination took over. Dufner who has four victories on the PGA Tour including the CareerBuilder Challenge past year, sank an 11-foot eagle putt on the second hole and holed his second shot from 99 yards for the second eagle on No.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:45

The passing of Westbrook leads to 23.9 points per game, combined with his scoring average of 31.9 points per game, he accounts for 55.8 points per game or 52.2 percent of the Thunder's offense. Abrines scored his on four 3-pointers, but had to leave the game in the second quarter with an apparent leg injury. Kish student and National Basketball Association fan Max Kubale called it "The best MVP race I've ever seen".

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:36

Leicester was the undoubted pick of the neutrals as it fought off Tottenham's challenge to improbably collect the Premier League trophy last May. "There was a very bad period at the end of last season". Twice West Ham led, through Andre Ayew and James Collins, but twice Sunderland rallied - the first time when Wahbi Khazri scored direct from a corner.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:31

Neither side could carve out another clear-cut chance as United went into the break leading. 16 - United's points cushion over Chelsea at the end of last season. "I was running with my arms next to my body". "In football I think if you don't have the intention to touch the ball and you have your arms in a natural position it is not handball".

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:24

Ayew failed to restore West Ham's advantage when he missed a rebound from close range in the 37th minute. "The players every week have done everything they can but at this moment we might be lacking in a little quality sometimes", said Moyes.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:23

Other, mainly non-governmental, boats were expected to arrive in the area to help the rescue operations, she said. According to him, these migrants are auctioned off for $200-$500 and "many of them are kept in bondage, and many of them are even imprisoned inside an area where they are forced to work on a daily basis".

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:21

They have one more regular season game left to play, against the Columbus Blue Jackets , and will be very important in determining their first round opponent. The lone Leaf to look comfortable in the opener was van Riemsdyk, who'd been to the Stanley Cup final with Philadelphia previously. At the 6:41 mark, the Penguins had ran their total to just five shots on goal.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:17

We can climb up a few places if we win games, we can go a few places down if we don't win games. After four defeats, of course I can expect even more speculation. "Andrea has experience, it was not a good time at Inter but he came here to spend more time on the pitch and gain confidence". "It's better when we look at the table, but nothing is finished today", Silva added.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:08

He walked two and struck out two while dropping to 0-6 for his career against the Braves . Julio Teheran (1-0) was a bit wild but lasted six innings. While one stadium construction started in downtown, the Braves started their plans. "There's going to be a lot of people there". "Last year, the last time I faced (the Marlins), they kind of got into a good rhythm against me and hit me pretty well", Colon said after losing in Miami.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:04

Better than all of that though was the ceremonial first pitch, which saw Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Bobby Cox open the ballpark in grand style. Atlanta Braves' Ender Inciarte hits the first home run for 2-RBIs in SunTrust Park for a lead over the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning in the Braves' home opener on Friday, April 14, 2017 , .

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:03

The excellent Leroy Sane added a second on the counter-attack, and moments later Sergio Aguero nodded his 11th goal in as many games from a Kevin De Bruyne cross. Swansea City, whose form has tailed off alarmingly after an initially promising start to life under Paul Clement, remain in the bottom three and are now winless in six matches after a costly error from Alfie Mawson allowed Etienne Capoue to seal a third successive home win for mid-table Watford at Vicarage Road.

by | April 17, 2017 | 06:01

Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, volleyed Real level at the Allianz Arena , then reached his milestone by slotting home the victor 13 minutes from time in the first-leg with the return on Tuesday in Madrid. He added: "It is not easy to play here, Bayern have great players and are a great team, but we still needed to play well in the second half and we also have to acknowledge how many saves Neuer had to make".

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:56

Vettel ran wide on his first lap as Raikkonen, and then Bottas, clocked fastest laps before Hamilton, who had suggested on Friday that the "daytime" sessions were pointless ahead of a floodlit race, came out. "I think that, overall, the vehicle was better [than previous races], I think there was a lot of potential, but we never really got the lap time out of it", he said.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:36

Southampton come into the game following back-to-back wins and are unbeaten in their last three. A captain's goal from Vincent Kompany powered Manchester City to a 3-0 Premier League win away to Southampton . David Silva should have done better at the far post from Sergio Aguero's deflected cross. Aguero loves this time of the year. WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Manolo Gabbiadini of Southampton shoots during the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:35

Massimiliano Allegri's men cruised to a 3-0 first-leg victory in Turin on Tuesday, courtesy of two goals from Paulo Dybala and a Giorgio Chiellini header. "In Barcelona , it will be different and we have to try and score a goal ". "I am not capable of saying what our percentages are". We have to take risks, the result isn't in our favour.

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:38

However, Klopp assured the fans that they were nearing full fitness, and could be back come the end of the month. "That they are really, really good friends - maybe best friends - and it helps us a lot... "But it will be hard enough. But let's try. Our situation is much too serious, it's really too important what we're doing to do this". "The position he would play in this moment would be a kind of No.8 and from that position you have to do different things", continued Klopp, who said that ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 01:06

Montreal had swept the series 3-0, Carey Price had not lost a regulation game to the Rangers since they were defeated in the 2014 playoffs, and the records over the past twenty games could not have been more different. "As a D-corps, you just want to get it into their hands". Another interesting aspect is that the victor of the Ottawa Senators v. Boston Bruins series would get the Rangers if they win.