by | May 10, 2017 | 01:15

Barcelona have managed to convince the player that he would be a regular starter at the Camp Nou because of his versatility and Coutinho has agreed to make the move from Liverpool if a deal can be done. Coutinho "aspires to a superior sports project". Barcelona would not be willing to meet Liverpool's £76m asking price, and the midfielder would need to push for a move away from Anfield in order to make the deal happen.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:14

Jan Oblak was by far the busier goalkeeper in the opening stages and he kept Atletico alive with a brilliant save from Raphael Varane's header and a more comfortable stop from Isco's shot. "We're Atletico Madrid and maybe, just maybe, we can do it". The crosstown rivals are meeting for the fourth consecutive time in the top European club competition.

by | May 10, 2017 | 01:07

Previous year in the Eastern Conference finals, the Cavs led 2-0, but the Raptors claimed the next two games before being eliminated in six. Cory Joseph started in Lowry's place, and he finished with four points and six assists on 2-of-12 shooting from the field.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:56

We haven't scored enough goals - you've got to score goals to win football matches. Tottenham Hotspur's surprise defeat at West Ham United last week handed Chelsea the advantage. We need another step and then to celebrate". There was little Steve Agnew's side could do to stop a rampaging Chelsea from condemning them to the drop, with Deigo Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic finding the net in a 3-0 victory for the title favourites.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:56

India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday created history by becoming the leading wicket-taker in the one day internationals for women's. However Goswami's feat has been achieved in her 153rd match but that also speaks about her longevity in global cricket.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:52

Gilmour, however, was a far more central figure to the team's success, lighting up the Oriam performance centre in Edinburgh with his composure on the ball and impressive passing range in front of a horde of scouts from a wide range of clubs.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:45

Interestingly, four of the five above mentioned players also featured in the competition last time around, that was so dominated by Dhawan and Rohit, who laid an excellent foundation for the rest. The (IPL) franchise was magnanimous enough to listen to our request to rest him. "We discussed Kuldeep. He narrowly missed out, but has a big role to play in future".

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:45

City showed that they do not need to only rely on their strikers to get the goals . Individuals did not perform to our usual standards. With City leading 1-0 at half-time, Kompany kick-started a second-half goal rush when he hammered an effort into the top-right corner from the centre of the box in the 49th minute.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:40

After the Mets beat the Miami Marlins on Saturday night, a still-fuming Collins met with COO Jeff Wilpon and General Manager Sandy Alderson and they agreed to suspend Harvey for three days, sources told The Post. After 30 games to start the season exclusively against the Eastern Division, the New York Mets now get to see what the rest of that National League is like.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:37

The consensus forecast of economists was for job growth of 185,000 and for a slight increase in unemployment. In Ontario, employment held steady in April. After the jobs report was released , futures markets pointed to a 78.5 percent chance that central bank officials would lift interest rates when they next meet in June.

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:31

With the second half starting in a much more open fashion, Defoe soon found himself with another chance for Sunderland but this time he fired wide of the near post under pressure from Andy Robertson. He added: "It's only important to win and to take the three points, and then we will see what the (Swansea) score is". Moyes says he will remain in charge next season when the Wearside club bid to bounce straight back up and, although there is likely to be a big turnover in playing staff, ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 00:19

The damage done by that home defeat by Crystal Palace eight days previously does not feel quite so severe in the aftermath of this result and the slips endured by both Manchester clubs over the weekend, with Can's victor shifting Jürgen Klopp's team four points clear of fifth-placed United.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:47

But having seen the club get through to the showpiece final, after Nacho Monreal cancelled out Sergio Aguero's second-half opener, Arsenal midfielder Ramsey wants his side to lift the Cup for long-serving boss Wenger. Asked if he was ready to reveal whether he will sign a new contract to stay on next season, Wenger once again refused to settle the debate about his future.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:37

The biggest star in boxing easily dispatched Chavez Jr., sweeping up scorecards of 120-108 across the board. Immediately after Michael Buffer announced the results, Alvarez told the crowd that Golovkin was next. "But, I always say, Canelo Alvarez is the best because I fight the best". When it was over, mercifully for Chavez, it was as one-sided as a big, highly anticipated fight ever gets.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:35

The Warriors specifically targeted Gobert because, as great as he is defensively, asking the mountain of a man to stop a red-hot Durant going downhill is a bit much. "We don't like them and they don't like us", Thomas said. Utah endured slow first-quarter starts in Game 1 and Game 2 . "As hard as it is to see him make shots, they're two-point shots, and sometimes they're unassisted shots".

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:30

Speaking about the transfer speculaltion surrounding striker Diego Costa with a reported big money move to China, Conte said: "I don't know about this, I have not discussed the future with Costa". "Conte added: "[Kante] has a little muscular problem. N'Golo Kante's form since moving to the Premier League in 2105 has helped Leicester City to win the Premier League while current side Chelsea look all but certain to lift the title this campaign.

by | May 09, 2017 | 15:30

The Turris victor also was reviewed, when New York's bench challenged that he was offside. "I read high and he didn't go high", said Lundqvist. "We were in the same position when we played Montreal". Karlsson, who said after the Game 6 win over Boston in the Eastern Conference quarter-final he had been playing with two hairline fractures in his left heel, fell awkwardly late in the second after battling for a puck along the boards with Miller.

by | May 09, 2017 | 13:03

For all of its pinball machine scoring for the Rockets and all of the bluster it created among Rocket fans and media, Game 1 of this Western Conference semifinals series sure does seem like it happened a lot longer than five days ago. Going into Game 4 we could see something even better depending on a few key players. After finishing Game 2 with only five points, DeRozan had a breakout game and scored with 37 points.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:57

During the postseason, the league issues the officiating reviews for all games within three points at any stage in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter, or the last two minutes of any overtime period. They found success with that in Game 3, but the Spurs will test Anderson's defense more with more type to prepare. Harden had eight points, five assists and two steals in the first quarter as Houston turned a breakneck pace into a 34-22 lead entering the second.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:49

Kipchoge's attempt at the 1.49-mile Monza Formula One race course probably will not be an official world record as sanctioned by the IAAF , which ratifies all marathons. Bret Schoolmeester, the head of Nike footwear for the global division, said he believes the shoe could improve running economy by 4% - crucial when every second counts over 26.2 miles.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:23

Indians president Chris Antonetti, who finalized a three-year, $60-million USA contract with the three-time all-star in early January, understood there would be a period of adjustment for Encarnacion, who spent seven-plus seasons in Toronto.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:26

He angrily confronted Cagliari fans, shouting: "This is my colour". "Last week I heard a comment from the ex-Tottenham player and I was really pleased with that - saying if they don't lift my ban all the players should go on strike - that's a fearless move right there".

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:22

They were very disciplined and very deep; we defended their counter-attacks much better than we did against Crystal Palace, for example". NEWCASTLE Newcastle United sewed up the Championship title yesterday, beating Barnsley 3-0 to finish above Brighton & Hove Albion and return to the Premier League with a bang on a frantic final day at both ends of England's second-tier.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:20

So far the trio of Warner (529 runs), Shikhar Dhawan (388 runs) and Kane Williamson (232 runs) have been a nightmare of the opposition bowlers from the word "play". However, the left-handed batsman couldn't make most of it as exactly 12 deliveries later, he hit straight a Kaul delivery to David Warner at long-on, as Mumbai reeled at 36/3.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:14

The 32-times Italian champions face Lazio in the Italian Cup final next month and, after a 2-0 win over Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, look to have one foot in the Cardiff final. It's the top scoring team in European soccer. "Against a team like Juve if you leave yourself too open you can find yourself losing two or three goals at the other end very quickly", Jardim said.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:06

This defeat means Palace faced a tense return trip to London with their Premier League status still not secure. That gave Palace some encouragement and Van Aanholt fired wide as they finished the first half well, but their hopes of a leveller were dashed within minutes of the restart.

by | May 09, 2017 | 12:02

On his first taste of Premier League action, the Congolese-born star kept superstar Alexis Sanchez quiet. We hardly had time to digest the 1-0 scoreline when we saw Oxlade-Chamberlain twist and turn at the United defence to send over a cross from the right.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:51

Mets owner Fred Wilpon and COO Jeff Wilpon were seen in a heated discussion on field prior to Saturday's game, which is believed to have been about Harvey. Cabrera hurt his left thumb trying to make a diving stop Saturday night against Miami. Wilk's debut was a short, unimpressive one to say the least. The top prospect has started magnificently with Triple-A Las Vegas, sporting a.377/.425/.500 slash line, consisting of nine doubles, one triple, one home run, 17 runs scored and 15 runs ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:42

Overall, he doesn't look like the Holtby we've come to know through the playoffs. I think he has the ability to park things, and he'll park it. Crosby was a one-man goal generator in Game 2. He also had six hits in the game. The Bruins went 18-8-1 after Cassidy replaced Claude Julien on February 7, a run that allowed them to make the playoffs for the first time since 2014.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:39

Yes, we did not win the shoot-out but if this is about not handling pressure I do not know what you think it says about the English teams over the years. Firmino had the first real effort of note after 15 minutes, firing a shot straight at Maya Yoshida and Anfield soon became as stale and as flat as the contest itself.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:39

There are rumors floating around that Harvey's suspension is tied to him not showing up to the ballpark on Saturday. While the Amazin's haven't announced a disabled list placement for Cabrera yet, it wouldn't surprise any of us for them to announce that at some point on Monday.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:35

The Toffees fell to a 3-0 defeat - only their second of 2016-17 at Goodison Park - with goals from Pedro, Gary Cahill and Willian all coming in the final 30 minutes of the match. "If in the next game against Middlesbrough you don't win you lose this victory". Chelsea face the bottom two clubs in the league as well as West Bromwich Albion and Watford in their four remaining games.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:26

Washington got the only goal of the first on the same power play. But the fifth game of the series was the first time the Washington offense really poked holes in Fleury, the first time they really managed to rattle his cage with successive scores.

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:21

The Cavs gun for the sweep Sunday night at Air Canada Centre. As the Raptors were picking up Ibaka and Tucker around the deadline, the Cavs brought in a three-point shooting specialist, Kyle Korver . "I know I'm not the most athletic guy put there or the biggest guy, but I just try to be smart". We knew were coming into a hostile environment. "I was surprised when he came back out, but they were telling me the best thing for him to do was to continue to play, because if it cooled off it ...

by | May 09, 2017 | 11:17

I thought had we come in here (to the locker room) with a three-goal lead, everybody's feeling good and doing the same thing. It took a blistering shot from Jakob Silfverberg on a power play in the second period and a well-placed screen by Patrick Eaves to break the clean sheet.