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by | May 09, 2017 | 11:09

We are assessing him and next week we will have a final answer. I know that the job we are doing with our board is a one v one situation and they are covering me and protecting me in that situation. He added: "I'm not going to bring in a single player who has doubts whether he wants to move here or not". Sealing a switch to Rangers would see the young midfielder return to Scotland, where he played almost 150 games for Falkirk in a three year stint until this summer.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:08

Then in the final frame before the break it had seemed as if Higgins had it all wrapped up but he missed a couple of pots and all of a sudden an epic safety battle unfolded, with Selby producing a sensational pot on the red. The final is a replay, a decade on, of the 2007 final when Higgins saw off a 23-year-old Selby , who was far from the finished article he is today.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:59

Last season they snuck into the playoffs as one of the two wildcard squads. They now sit at 14-16, second in the NL East. "I think the guy — he's ready", said Jose Reyes, who moved from third base to shortstop after Cabrera's injury. Needing a win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday to get back to.500 on the season, the injury-infected Amazins shot themselves in the foot once again. Inside the Mets' clubhouse, players milled about on what was otherwise a typical sleepy Sunday, as surprised by ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:58

The thought of Lemieux verses any of the top Middleweights is exciting to think about as Lemieux seems to have slugged his way right back to the top of the 160-pound division mix. Wait and see for a bit, because these things are going to go all over the place between now and September 16th. A potential Mayweather-McGregor boxing match is naturally divisive for a number of reasons, not least amongst practitioners of both boxing and MMA.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:00

I'm coming (to Stuttgart ) with no ranking and I'm not getting a wildcard to receive a trophy or a golden platter . 'I think I'd be prepared to play in the juniors if I had to. Her emotional response was understandable, but many of her rivals remain unhappy about the preferential treatment given to her by tournament organisers.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:55

This is in line with the rules laid out in its annual handbook to decide which club retain their top-flight status, with the game to be played at a neutral venue. "I told my players that maybe this would be the most hard game we will have at home", Silva said. Swansea traveled to Old Trafford to face Manchester United last weekend.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:54

We're going to go there and see what we're made of. It was seeing Holtby sitting on the bench in a baseball cap to start the third period that provided the biggest gut check on Saturday night. Still, it's worth considering if maybe giving Sheary a game off could help him clear his head and get right. "He gives us that timely save when we need it".

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:49

In a news release, Under Armour said Joshua's ambition is "to be a generation-defining champion". Fury is confident that he will have his boxing license reinstated by the BBBC and has already targeted a return to the ring for July, despite now weighing a reported 350lbs (158 kilograms), over 100 pounds heavier than the weight he weighed in at prior to his November 2015 win over Wladimir Klitschko.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:51

Real have beaten Atletico twice in three years in the Champions League final and a Ronaldo hat-trick - his second treble in as many matches in the competition - brushed aside Simeone's men in the first leg. "Every game with Atletico is tough because they are a great team with top players", Vazquez told Marca on Monday. We know there are players who feature less but you can sense we are never less than fully dedicated.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:48

The Bahrain meeting is the first for the newly elected CAF administration led by Ahmad. Under the new CAF leadership of Ahmad, Pinnick has now been appointed the president of AFCON and media Committees of CAF. Nyantakyi was recently re-elected as a FIFA Executive Committee member. "There is a big tendency to monopolize power in the executive committee. We must ensure that the Nations Cup doesn't destroy their careers", he insisted.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:46

They became the first team to start the playoffs 8-0 in consecutive seasons, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. However, LeBron quickly showed both Lowry and DeRozan that he wanted to win and stole the show each game, sending the Raptors packing in just four games.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:42

Pittsburgh took a 2-1 lead into the third period, but Washington tied it at 2:49 when Nicklas Backstrom and Burakovsky worked a give-and-go on the rush and Backstrom's wrister beat Fleury to the far side. Burakovsky pumped some energy back in with a psychologically important goal with 29.7 seconds remaining in the first period, his first of the playoffs.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:40

The result failed to buck a trend of disappointing results for Liverpool against the so-called "lesser sides" in the Premier League which has also seen them lose to the likes of Crystal Palace, Hull and Swansea since the turn of the year. However, James Milner did spurn one golden chance, as he saw his effort from the spot brilliantly saved by Fraser Forster . The Reds have spent just two weeks outside the top four since September, but Sunday's goalless draw at home to Southampton ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:39

The loss was the first in the playoffs for the Predators this season and left the second-round series tied at one game apiece heading into Game 3 on Sunday in Nashville. "We came out and executed properly, got rewarded", he said. We get a big goal early, which really helped, too. If the Ducks win, Iveson will hang a poster from Visit Anaheim, that city's tourism agency, in city hall, encouraging Edmontonians to vacation in California.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:38

Hill will not play in Thursday's Game 2 against the Warriors due to soreness in his left big toe. It would be impossible for the Jazz to shoot worse than it did at the start of the first and fourth quarters, when they missed all 12 of their shots while getting run 9-0 and 10-0.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:37

Anthony Joshua is not afraid of anyone. Klitschko , in his 29th world title fight, seemed to be taking the advantage in the later rounds, until the uppercut sent him spinning across the ring. "Let's just remember it was tough fight for Klitschko and it was a tough fight for Joshua". Yet, although a 14-year age gap and Joshua's fitness, strength and power eventually saw him floored twice and finally rescued by the referee in the 11th round, Klitschko still felt like a victor at the end of ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:35

The skies have cleared just in time for mud hasn't On Saturday, Churchill Downs ushers in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby, to kickoff the first race of the Triple Crown horse racing championship. For Pletcher and Velazquez, it was their second taste of Kentucky Derby glory. Always Dreaming's primary ownership is comprised of Bonomo's Brooklyn Boyz Stables and Teresa Viola, whose husband Vincent owns the NHL's Florida Panthers.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:32

It left Chelsea seven points clear of Spurs at the summit and means they will be crowned champions for the second time in three seasons if they win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday. Boro return to the Championship after one season back among the elite, joining Sunderland in sinking into the second tier just as fellow northeast side Newcastle United are celebrating their return to the top level.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:12

It's up to us. "We play Celta Vigo and we need to focus on that from this moment", Mata told MUTV . "We didn't get the win, which is a disappointment, but I'm chuffed personally". "I like very much the individual performances and I also like collectively". At present Liverpool are seven points, and five goals, better off than Arsenal .

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:09

Rohit Sharma , the opening batsman, returns to the set-up after having been ruled out for four months in November past year due to a thigh injury. The selectors have also made a decision to go in with four front fast bowlers in the form of Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Jasprit Bumrah , Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami , who like Rohit is coming after a long injury layoff.

by | May 09, 2017 | 10:06

The best part of the pair's reaction is easily Curry's face popping up like a teacher had called him out for sleeping in class. Even then the Warriors would have the edge with two of the three games scheduled to take place in Golden State .

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:55

Richens, now 62, cheered through Game 6 with his own children on Sunday - a satisfying 7-1 win against the Anaheim Ducks. And he made sure that the Edmonton Oilers finally built a lead that the Anaheim Ducks couldn't overcome. In six games through this series, Draisaitl has five goals and 13 points against Anaheim. And after his 25-footer ripped by Bernier in the middle period, it looked like an Edmonton Oil Kings Teddy Bear Toss.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:55

Which is very likely accurate on all counts. Korver had 16 points, including 16 in the second quarter, while Deron Williams and Channing Frye each had five points. "I've said that three times already". But the question is do the Raptors want to move forward with both players on their roster, or even one? Lowry was injured in the third quarter of Game 2.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:47

Werth finished 4-for-5 with two home runs, a double and a single to go with three runs scored and three RBIs. In an 8-3 loss to Chicago on May 2, the Phillies served up three , while their pitchers gave up seven in the three games against Washington over the weekend.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:41

Murray opens his Madrid campaign against wild card Marius Copil , who came through a punishing first-round match of nearly three hours' duration. Nadal had a bye in the first round. The Serb has also carried a couple of injuries into 2017, and has also fallen short of what tennis has become used to, including a second-round loss at the Australian Open.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:33

Against the Celtics, the Wizards' starting lineup of John Wall, Bradley Beal , Otto Porter , Markieff Morris and Marcin Gortat have a net rating of +45.2 in 69 minutes of play with a 130.7 offensive rating. " They went on a 26-0 run, and we can't have that on the road". A three-day armistice before Wednesday's pivotal Game 5 will give the Celtics plenty of time to regroup and it's a break they desperately need.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:32

In the 11th Joshua uncorked a sweet right uppercut to snap back Klitschko's head, followed by another right to send his opponent to the canvas. Though he made it to his feet, Joshua immediately pounced and referee David Fields stepped in and called the fight.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:26

Alderson said Harvey, whose suspension began Saturday, was sent home. "One thing he has to do - and he's done it in the past - he needs to address some guys", Collins said. "Today was the best I've felt in a long time", he said. Wilk was brought up from Triple-A Las Vegas on short notice and little sleep. NY is missing ace right-hander Syndergaard (latissimus dorsi), outfielder Yoenis Cespedes (hamstring), first baseman Lucas Duda (elbow), catcher Travis d'Arnaud (wrist), left-hander ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:18

Monk hit out at "naive" Taylor after he refused to play against Wigan, claiming he has been poorly advised all season. "Whoever's been advising him - it's awful advice". "He's not very experienced in these situations, and you need proper guidance, and people around you who can help you do things right. It's a shame.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:12

I want to apologize for this. Silva was expected to face Kelvin Gastelum on the card, but Gastelum was pulled for a positive marijuana test by USADA. The 25-year-old fighter would have faced off with Anderson Silva in the UFC 212, set for Jue 3rd. The fight gives him an opportunity to go out with a victory in his native Rio de Janeiro, something many longtime fans of MMA will be rooting for the Brazilian legend.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:05

When he saw shots weren't falling for his teammates, Kevin Durant went to work reviving the Golden State Warriors' offense. Mostly unchallenged to start these playoffs, the Warriors were delivered a stiffer test on Saturday night in Salt Lake City .

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:05

But former world number one Kim Clijsters supported the decision to let Sharapova compete in the tournaments. The Canadian, and former Wimbledon runner-up, also laid into the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), whose rules have allowed Sharapova to resume her career.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:04

Caballero had usurped Bravo from Pep Guardiola's line-up earlier this year, and despite falling back down the pecking order recently he will play the remaining games of the season thanks to the Chilean's calf injuy. As the game entered the last 10 minutes a great overhead ball from Toure found Pablo Zabaleta, who nodded it to Sterling for the winger to fire in a fourth for City.

by | May 09, 2017 | 09:04

In the end, they crumbled under the pressure of Chelsea's relentless probing and Everton manager Ronald Koeman admitted the Blues have the look of champions. "We all know there is this part of the season that is more important", he said. The sight of centre-back David Luiz limping off late on was a cause for concern but again Conte utilised another player who has had a bit-part role in Nathan Ake, who spent the first half of the season on loan at Bournemouth.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:59

A second fifth rounder was the second running back taken, Aaron Jones from the University of Texas-El Paso. Adding speed and length to a secondary maligned by inconsistency and injuries was one priority. 29 spot, four picks from the bottom of the opening round, to allow the Browns to jump back up and take a third player on the night. His best season was in 2016, when he caught 49 passes for 950 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging an impressive 19.4 yards per catch.