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Author: 0 Sobhi powerless to prevent Arsenal running rampant at Stoke

Stoke looked like making a game of it after coming to life around the hour mark, with Peter Crouch pulling a goal back by using his hand to steer the ball past Petr Cech, but Holding praised his side's reaction to the pressure they came under.

Sports Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice
Author: 0 Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice

Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he will get to keep the Indianapolis 500 auto that he races in later this month to add to his musem collection. Problems with the McLaren's Honda engine kept him from finishing the first three races, and that only got more embarrassing when his auto broke down in the formation lap of the last grand prix in Russian Federation.

Sports Novak Djokovic Enters Semis After Kei Nishikori Withdrawal — Madrid Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic Enters Semis After Kei Nishikori Withdrawal — Madrid Open

He won only one tournament and hasn't made it past the semifinals in the three clay-court tournaments he has played. Nadal will be expected to continue his dominance over Thiem later on Sunday, May 14, and given the way he has dominated the clay court tournaments this year, the Spaniard will be expected to win the Madrid Open .

Author: 0 Wizards win on Wall's 3-pointer, forcing Game 7

With regards to wardrobe, Wall elaborated in his post-game press conference that he heard from family that the Celtics were wearing all-black, imitating a move that the Wizards had pulled on the Celtics during the regular season. Thomas then hit a three over Wall to give the Celtics a 87-82 lead with under two minutes remaining and the Wizards looked dead in the water. Second Half ActionWall's Game Winner.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavaliers back in familiar territory

But the Cavs shot better because the Cavs have better shooters and the best player in the world passing them the ball (and shooting 48 percent from 3-point range himself). Ibaka, who was acquired with Tucker at February's trade deadline to inject some much-needed toughness, said he hasn't thought about his future, but that "I have fun here".

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard (ankle) expected to play Game 1 for Spurs

James Harden was still going off, but Coach Popovich had his men controlling the tempo and getting stops when it mattered. They play basketball the way it's supposed to be played: with a free-flowing offense, quality spacing and marvelous shooting, the ball movement and unselfishness that is hard to find amongst a team of stars.

Sports F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton claims Spanish GP pole
Author: 0 F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton claims Spanish GP pole

We knew we needed to put a flawless lap together and today was one of those days when everything went our way". Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was in third, with Kimi Raikkonen fourth in the second Ferrari. Hamilton has been the driver to beat so far this weekend in Spain, leading both of the Friday practice sessions. Acknowledging the strength of Vettel's challenge, Hamilton said: "That was a really intense qualifying".

Sports Abel Sanchez: Canelo Won't Have Chavez In Front of Him 9/16
Author: 0 Abel Sanchez: Canelo Won't Have Chavez In Front of Him 9/16

Against Chavez, Alvarez's work rate never dipped as he landed clean shots from start to finish with his right hand - thrown at blistering speed - one of his most risky weapons. It could end up at the T-Mobile on Mexican Independence weekend. A crowd of about 20,000 is expected at the year-old T-Mobile Arena. Christmas will come early this year as unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will step into the ring .

Author: 0 Arsenal keeper Cech admits Spurs loss was costly

We didn't score, we didn't score at Palace or West Brom. A disappointing Arsenal were restricted to a single chance in the first half when Aaron Ramsey brought a good low save from Hugo Lloris shortly before halftime. Two minutes later Kane went down in the penalty area under Gabriel's challenge and got up to convert the penalty. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute in the encounter.

Sports Rory McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

Hopefully that's what the scans show. "I haven't won a Major and I haven't won the Masters before, so I didn't know exactly what to expect and what to feel". Oosthuizen was one over par for his first four holes, although that was good enough to lead by one from Americans Kyle Stanley and JB Holmes, with England's Ian Poulter a shot further back alongside Grillo, who had matched Garcia's 67.

Author: 0 Tottenham keep Premier League title race alive with derby win over Arsenal

Kane, who struck Tottenham's second goal from the penalty spot after Alli had opened the scoring, echoed the determined sentiments of his defensive colleague. Three minutes later another chance went begging. The half ended with Cech scrambling to turn a low Jan Vertonghen effort behind, but prior to that Arsenal had threatened to land a sucker-punch.

Sports Bobby Ryan's OT goal helps Senators stun Penguins in Game 1
Author: 0 Bobby Ryan's OT goal helps Senators stun Penguins in Game 1

That's all I'm trying to do". Pittsburgh had plenty of opportunities to take Game 1 Saturday night thanks to five power plays, including four in the first period. Against the Capitals, Penguins penalty killers were facing perhaps the most regimented power play in the league. From behind the Penguins' net after a turnover by Pittsburgh defenseman Brian Dumoulin, Ryan sent a soft backhander out front to Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who one-timed the puck past the glove of Fleury at 14:32.

Author: 0 Petr Cech sends warning to Liverpool about Arsenal

Should that happen, Mourinho could once again use a trip to north London to get some minutes into the legs of players returning from injury, such as Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Juan Mata, and blood more youngsters like Axel Tuanzebe and Scott McTominay.

Author: 0 Celtics rout Wizards on home court to take series lead

Meanwhile, Isaiah Thomas said he predicted a big game for Bradley, his backcourt partner. Rozier had one specific defensive possession where he stuck with Wall around the perimeter, defended the drive, and forced Wall to retreat again. The Wizards certainly have their homework to do, and they don't have a choice but to come out and play hard tonight. Game seven would be in Boston on Monday.

Author: 0 Former Tottenham man congratulates West Ham, praises one Hammer

Pochettino continued to add that "seven points will be hard with three games to play, but in football you have to try your best, " before reinstating that " it is true it will be difficult ". Yep, that's correct, you read that right - Spurs fans were actually happy to see the Gunners win. "I feel calm . I'm disappointed , of course, that we missed the opportunity to reduce the gap to Chelsea ".

Sports IPL: Bangalore desperate for a face-saving victory
Author: 0 IPL: Bangalore desperate for a face-saving victory

With 12 points from 13 games, Delhi are already out of the race for the play-offs and moving to the fifth place may also be hard since Kings XI Punjab have 14 points and even if they lose, the Punjab outfit has a higher net run rate than the capital side.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Spanish Grand Prix

The Britain took the chequered flag 3.4 seconds clear of the German, who did all he could to beat him. As for Vettel, the fact that the German even took part in qualifying yesterday was a big deal as his Ferrari vehicle had a water leak after final practice session and they had to quickly to fit a new engine to his auto.

Sports Packers trade out of the 1st round, get 33rd overall pick
Author: 0 Packers trade out of the 1st round, get 33rd overall pick

We always put a huge emphasis on our players making the jump in your first to second year or second to third year. USF finished the 2016 season ranked No. Williams had to step away from the BYU program after breaking the school's honor code but he made a decision to return in 2016 and finished his career with 1375 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Sports Fernando Torres Congratulates Chelsea On Their League Title, Liverpool Fans Flip Out
Author: 0 Fernando Torres Congratulates Chelsea On Their League Title, Liverpool Fans Flip Out

But the 47-year-old suggested after the title success at The Hawthorns that he wanted to build on the rejuvenation he has led this season. "We have started to do our work. Conte has won the last four domestic championships in which he has managed, having claimed three in a row with Juventus prior to being Italy boss. At his unveiling on July 14 a year ago, Conte said: "I hope there is a small flame flickering that can eventually grow into a blazing inferno".

Author: 0 Firmino injury could open door for Sturridge start

I see Arsenal winning their last three games and I just think tomorrow's game is a hard game for Liverpool ". "Now when we are on the pitch, we are not best friends, but that is football and after the game you shake his hand and that is it".

Author: 0 Red Sox Fan Banned for Life for Racial Slur

But it seems pretty clear here that a pitch determined to be on goal that is at or near the head will nearly certainly draw a suspension, while a pitch at or below the ribs will have a little more leeway. "Typically you don't see it that early, and they're going to determine there's intent immediately", Farrell said. Craig Kimbrel struck out the side in the ninth for his 10th save in 11 chances.

Sports Corey Perry's double-OT goal puts Ducks past Oilers 4-3
Author: 0 Corey Perry's double-OT goal puts Ducks past Oilers 4-3

Draisaitl is also the first Oilers player to score a hat trick since April 18th, 2000 when Bill Guerin completed the feat. Jonathan Bernier allowed the remaining four goals and finished with 25 saves. Five of those came in the first 20 minutes - also the most for any single period. Draisaitl hat trick! 7-1 Oilers. "Call me and tell me because it's a shame that we are where we are right now with a call like that".

Sports Final game of Indians-Tigers series called off on rainy day
Author: 0 Final game of Indians-Tigers series called off on rainy day

The four-time All-Star is 2-0 with a 3.03 ERA in five starts this season. This morning the Tigers announced that today's game against the Cleveland Indians has been canceled due to biblical quantities of rain. "It was good to have him back in the lineup". "My first time in the big leagues didn't go this way and past year I had one at-bat, so to get up here and be able to help and produce is a great feeling".

Author: 0 Hips Don't Lie: Bradley Shakes off Wiz in Game 5

The Wizards did okay with that part and held the usually explosive point guard to a respectable 18 points. The Celtics put a variety of players on him including Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart , Terry Rozier and Avery Bradley . Before the fourth quarter, the scoreboard showed a smiling New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick. By halftime, while Thomas had been quiet, Jae Crowder chipped in with 12 points.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba absent as Manchester United travel to Tottenham

JOSE MOURINHO praised his Manchester United team for holding on against Celta Vigo and sealing a Europa League final spot last night. Mourinho is expected to make plenty of changes from the side that played in Europe on Thursday but Eric Bailly is likely to retain his place as he'll be suspended for the Ajax game following his sending off.

Sports Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident
Author: 0 Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

But Mahrez's scuffed effort was correctly ruled out as he kicked the ball against his standing leg and past Caballero. Aguero had 12 minutes - plus seven for stoppages - to mark City's famous date in style but the suspicion remains that Pep Guardiola sees the Argentinean as part of the club's past rather than a central figure of the future.

Author: 0 Truex gets his redemption at Kansas Speedway

In 2016, the former Stafford Township resident started on the pole and led a race-high 172 laps. "That was good. We had a really great Freightliner Elite Support Ford; just kept getting caught in adversity, there". Oh, and don't expect Truex and the No. 78 team to slow down any time soon. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Kansas Speedway for the first of two scheduled races in Kansas City this season.

Sports Sturridge and Lallana are fit enough to start vs. West Ham - Klopp
Author: 0 Sturridge and Lallana are fit enough to start vs. West Ham - Klopp

Reds captain James Milner this week admitted he would feel "sick" if Liverpool ultimately failed to qualify for the Champions League. Klopp will return to Germany for matches on August 1 and 2 at the Allianz Arena, where they will compete against Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and one club to be confirmed at a later date .

Author: 0 Guus Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

Diego Costa scored twice against Watford at Stamford Bridge last season in a 2-2 draw and scored the victor in the reverse fixture at Vicarage Road this season. "To find the right solution quickly isn't easy and for this I want to thank my players because they trusted in the new work, my philosophy, video analysis to see mistakes and they showed the right attitude and behaviour".

Sports Did Celtics lose a second before final shot? Sure looks like it.
Author: 0 Did Celtics lose a second before final shot? Sure looks like it.

To win Game 7, the Wizards would prefer it doesn't come down to such a finish on the road. Boston hosts Game 7 on Monday night. The Boston Celtics fell to the Washington Wizards in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Friday night, 92-91, and controversy abounded.

Author: 0 Bottas 'drove better than all the rest of us,' says defeated Vettel

The result lifted Vettel clear at the top of the drivers championship with 86 points ahead of Hamilton on 73 with Bottas up to third with 63 points. Hamilton arrived in Sochi as a two-times victor at the Olympic Park street circuit, a track where only his Mercedes team had won since the first race there in 2014, but he struggled to find his rhythm.

Sports Nadal defeats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open Final
Author: 0 Nadal defeats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open Final

In the head-to-head record between the two Madrid Open finalists, Nadal has won three out of the four matches against Thiem with Nadal's latest win coming in the finals of the Barcelona Open. Finally, the Spaniard was broken himself and handed Nole a route back into the fixture at 2-2, but a missed backhand attempt down the line saw Djokovic yet again surrender his serve to trail 3-2 in the second set.

Author: 0 Rain thwarts Tamim's hundred bid against Ireland

There was a blow for Ireland on the morning of the match, when leading batsman Ed Joyce was ruled out with a stiff back. The visitors moved to 157 for four in 31.1 overs before inclement weather had the final say. But Porterfield was generally happy with the way his bowlers went, obviously preferring to remember the first 15 overs, rather than the second 16. He scored two fifties, including a 97, and took seven wickets for Ireland A on their recent tour of England.

Author: 0 MLB Player Hit In Face By A Pitch, Taken To Hospital

Just got in there a little too much, just got away from me. A 93 miles per hour fastball would end up in Iannetta's face. Iannetta, who homered in the third inning, was replaced by Chris Herrmann in the seventh. It was Iannetta's third home run of the season. "The obvious concerns are, being a catcher and the mask, foul tips, just ripping open wounds", Lovullo said, "so we're going to take our time with this one".

Author: 0 Real survive early Atletico onslaught to reach final

He then oversaw a remarkable turnaround in the space of a few months, guiding Real Madrid to a morale-boosting win over Barcelona in El Clasico and then picking up the UEFA Champions League title. The French striker was surrounded by three Atletico defenders by the end line, but found a way to get past all of them with a pair of quick touches. "I am improving in all aspects (as a coach), but that doesn't mean anything", Zidane said.

Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta will leave Manchester City this summer

City manager Pep Guardiola's decision to leave fit-again top scorer Sergio Aguero on the bench raised eyebrows, but his unchanged line-up overcame Leicester's early resistance to score twice before half-time. The second half was barren, goal wise, although Riyad Mahrez did miss a glorious chance to equalise for his side. We arrived at times to the byline but the last pass was not properly good and we missed the chances to nearly the finish the game.

Author: 0 Gregory Polanco ends Zack Greinke's no-hit bid in eighth inning

Before the Polanco homer, the closest the Pirates got to recording a hit off Greinke was in the first inning, when Andrew McCutchen's line drive was caught by a diving David Peralta in right field. Cole is 1-3 with a 3.14 ERA in seven starts, a deceptive record inasmuch as he has made six straight quality starts since giving up five runs in the season opener at Boston.

Sports Jose Mourinho says 'impossible' situation led to Manchester United's Europa League focus
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho says 'impossible' situation led to Manchester United's Europa League focus

Carrick secured Champions League glory with United in 2008 and is eager for more European success. "The situation is simple; 17 matches in seven weeks with 16 players is impossible". "We have just to focus on where we are and nobody has more motivation than I have to try and win tomorrow". Celta have scored in all six of their Europa League away games this season and with United's lead so slender, Mourinho challenged the club's supporters to provide a fitting atmosphere for the occasion.

Author: 0 James Harden: 'Everything Falls on My Shoulders'

Aldridge, who is in his 11th season and second in San Antonio , had failed to get out of the second round in his previous six postseason trips. The bottom line is that Golden State has swept two series in a row and they have been resting while the Spurs started to be in dogfights in the opening series against the Memphis Grizzlies and that carried over to the all-Texas match-up with Houston .

Sports Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition
Author: 0 Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition

The Panthers former assistant GM is already comfortable with McDermott, who was hired in January after spending the previous six seasons as Carolina's defensive coordinator. "It was a cool memory", Beane said Friday at the news conference to officially announce he's the new Bills GM, replacing fired Doug Whaley . Beane's first priority will be hiring a scouting staff and getting a grasp of the team's short- and long-term needs.

Sports Mourinho vows to keep United fresh for final
Author: 0 Mourinho vows to keep United fresh for final

The Manchester United boss is set to rest key players ahead of the Europa League final against Ajax, which comes three days after next Sunday's clash with Crystal Palace. The Argentina goalkeeper has played 11 of the 14 Europa League matches this season but remains back-up to the outstanding de Gea, naturally leading to questions as to whether Mourinho will switch to the coveted Spaniard for the final.

Author: 0 Olynyk hits led to outburst — Wizards' Oubre

He charged at Olynyk after the play, earning himself a suspension for Game 4. In a game filled with mostly minor flare-ups, Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. It's going to be tough, but if he hits some tough shots, then you just going to have to live with that. "I'm not saying that was the right thing to do".

Author: 0 'Confident' Capitals appear poised to finish off comeback vs. Penguins

He returned to action in Game 6 on Saturday night. "So you're going to see their best game and their most desperate game of the series". Rather, through six games in this battle between arguably the two best teams in the East, it's become awfully clear the biggest issue for the Penguins is their inability to slow down the Capitals' offense.

Sports Mark Taylor concerned over Australian pay dispute
Author: 0 Mark Taylor concerned over Australian pay dispute

No-one's worse off, women are going to be very well paid in the new model. Mitchell Starc was quick to make the point that the Ashes could be affected if the issue is not resolved before this summer. A plan set out in March by Cricket Australia (CA) proposed wage rises for male and female players but also saw the withdrawal of an obligation for them to share a portion of their revenue with athletes.

Sports Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP
Author: 0 Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP

However, Vandoorne is looking on the bright side of the McLaren-Honda crisis. How we build the speed from Q1, 1m22.0 to 1m 21.0, that second is just getting confidence and risking more without a bad surprise from the vehicle. "But I am pretty sure we keep learning from the things that are happening to the vehicle", Alonso said. Alonso said he would be open to offers for next year if by late summer he had not been convinced that McLaren-Honda could provide a winning auto.

Sports Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final
Author: 0 Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final

They scored from a corner, in which we weren't as alert, and then from a penalty. "But we are only thinking about tomorrow". However, the Spain global claims his stoppage-time goal against Chelsea in the semi-final of 2009 is his greatest moment in the competition.

Sports Jabrill Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk
Author: 0 Jabrill Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk

Jabrill Peppers made his Browns debut and didn't disappoint. During his introductory press conference, Peppers indicated the sample was merely watered down. The 49ers selected Foster No. 31 overall. And, apparently, the Browns requested a copy of the first segment where Parr initially accused Peppers. Cleveland Browns first round picks defensive lineman Myles Garrett and defensive back Jabrill Peppers and tight end David Njoku display their jerseys to the media at the Cleveland Browns ...

Author: 0 Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

On Saturday, the sun broke through the clouds after rain fell on the course in the morning, and then strong winds challenged the players in the afternoon. "You have to just execute and hit great shots, and rather than go out and validate what I already know, I just worked on my game". "It's just been on and around the greens".