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Sports Man Utd, Chelsea target tells PSG he wants to leave
Author: 0 Man Utd, Chelsea target tells PSG he wants to leave

The 24-year-old has been linked with an exit from the French giants for quite some time, with speculation intensifying after PSG's disappointing exit from the Champions League at the hands of the Blaugrana . Sport reports Barcelona representatives could meet Verratti during his holiday in Formentera and try to push for a deal. Verratti has scored three goals and made seven assists this season, having his playing time cut short by recovery from a sports hernia.

Sports Predators 2-0 deficit with Penguins not encouraging for Rinne
Author: 0 Predators 2-0 deficit with Penguins not encouraging for Rinne

Game 2 is Wednesday night in Pittsburgh . Then it's way too much. Guentzel's second tally was part of a three-goal third period that helped swing the game in Pittsburgh's favor. Rinne came into the series with a.941 save percentage in the playoffs, and was pulled for backup Juuse Saros . Two goals went off teammates and into the net, but it has not been the inspiring performance that the Predators and their fans are used to from the big Finn.

Author: 0 The heat is on as teams recall same stage in 2016 Finals

Golden State's loss Friday night marked its first straight-up defeat in 17 games. Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. The Warriors have a defensive rating of 97.2 in eight playoff games at Oracle, over four points per 100 possessions better than their postseason rating of 101.8.

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Three reasons the Pittsburgh Penguins repeated as champs
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Three reasons the Pittsburgh Penguins repeated as champs

It's a stretch that began after he gave up a second-period goal to Viktor Arvidsson in a 4-1 loss in Game 4. As the clock slipped under two minutes, the first overtime period of the series looked like a good possibility. Becoming the first team since the New York Islanders" dynasty in the early "80s to win three Cups in a row seemed an unprecedented feat in this new era of parity and competitive balance in the National Hockey League, but these Penguins have put most conventional wisdom to ...

Author: 0 Draft Notes: Twins, Reds, Rays, Braves

Players who enroll at four-year colleges must wait three years after enrollment, or until they turn 21, whichever happens first. "No more or less important than any year to date, frankly", GM Erik Neander said last week, straight-faced.

Sports Move to Crystal Palace 'worst decision', says striker Adebayor
Author: 0 Move to Crystal Palace 'worst decision', says striker Adebayor

Speaking to BBC Wales after featuring for Wales against Serbia yesterday (Sunday), Ledley said: "Clubs have been in contact with my agent". "It's definitely for the best". He said: "There's been clubs in touch with my agent all over the world". Ledley said of a possible switch away from the Premier League: "It doesn't bother me".

Author: 0 Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight?

That was particularly striking in light of the fact that the Cavs seemed to have no answer for Curry in the first three games. "We're ready to live in it, and it was great to see Kyle, as well as Deron, as well as T-Thomp just throw themselves into the game and understand the importance of it".

Sports Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area
Author: 0 Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

California Lottery officials said the retailer where the winning ticket was sold will receive a $1 million "retailer bonus". A SOLE winning lottery ticket in the U.S. At the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing there will be $40 million. A Powerball ticket with the six winning numbers was sold Saturday night in Sun City, CA.

Sports The Chiefs will not be seeing Jeremy Maclin again this year
Author: 0 The Chiefs will not be seeing Jeremy Maclin again this year

Perriman , a 2015 first-round draft pick, has been plagued with injuries throughout his short career. Although Maclin struggled with injuries previous year, the receiver did put up huge numbers during his first season in Kansas City, catching 87 passes for 1,088 yards and eight touchdowns in 2015.

Sports Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland
Author: 0 Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

Green now has four technical fouls in these playoffs and is three away from a mandatory one game suspension. He took a swipe at James' groin in Game 4 after the Cavaliers superstar stepped over him. "We knew they were going to come out and fight". What happened on Friday is best described as shady, just like Dikembe Mutombo prematurely congratulating the 76ers on the first overall pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft, or the Knicks winning the '85 lottery.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Dribbled Away LeBron James's Moment

Splash brothers Thompson and Stephen Curry totaled for 11 of the Warriors 16 threes on the night with Thompson having the hot hand early, erupting for 16 points in the opening period before finishing the game with 30 points. "Another challenge for us to get better and go against a great team". "I'm not one to judge and say if it's fair or not if guys are adding players to their team", he said.

Sports Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals

These Finals, rightly or wrongly, are less about the defending champs than they are a referendum on the NBA's latest superteam, and on Durant's decision to join it - the same group that defeated him in the Western Conference finals past year, when he was on the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Sports Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in
Author: 0 Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in

But don't expect Lacy to get back down to the 230s. If Lacy is able to continue to be in shape and underweight, he'll be a huge asset for the Seahawks this season. Eating a lot. I'm from Louisiana. The Seattle Seahawks want to return to the playoffs and hope that Eddie Lacy will give them a running game that will help them make it closer to the Super Bowl once again.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Montreal GP, picks up points on Vettel

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel also suffered front wing damage at the restart and had to pit for a new nose. Vettel was not particularly slow out of the starting blocks, but as Valtteri Bottas dived underneath the German, and then Verstappen raced around the outside, the driver who had finished either first or second at every round of the season so far was suddenly on the back foot.

Author: 0 Young Lions win England's first world title in 51 years

Frost, 51 from Telford, told the Express & Star: "I shed a tear when the head coach called me in front of everyone and handed me - some kit-man from Shropshire - a World Cup medal". There were frenzied celebrations among Paul Simpson's squad as they lifted the trophy in South Korea , and now Calvert-Lewin wants the success to be the platform for a prolonged era of positivity for club and country.

Sports Tata and JSW add steel to ISL
Author: 0 Tata and JSW add steel to ISL

After protest from clubs like Mohun Bagan, East Bengal and Aizawl FC which felt that I-League will lose it relevance by being overshadowed by the cash-rich ISL, the AIFF has maintained that I-League will be the top league in the country, a proposition few are willing to buy.

Sports Vijay Mallya booed at The Oval
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya booed at The Oval

Mallya, whose now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes more than Rs. 9,000 crore, including interest to various banks, fled India on March 2 previous year. "Wearing a black trouser and a sky blue blazer, Mallya was entering through famous Sir Jack Hobbs Gate when a few supporters started shouting 'Chor, Chor (Thief, Thief)".

Author: 0 "I'm bad at picking" - Jose Mourinho claims he always joins struggling clubs

The 21-year-old feels he made the correct decision to go to Spain last season following the advice of Jose Mourinho and has returned to Manchester a much better player. He deserves his name'. If I went on loan somewhere that I can play easily, sit back and just do my thing, of course, it'd be good but, at United, we always had the ball and I've had to do things I'm not used to since I came here.

Author: 0 Bryan Robson urges Manchester United to make 'flair signings'

Like Pogba, Mourinho has been the subject of some criticism in his first season at United , but the midfielder says his manager is still the "Special One". Inter were in big trouble, Real Madrid were in big trouble, Manchester United in big trouble. "(I like to work at) teams who want to win, but who are miles away from being able to win".

Sports Brilliant Yuvraj smashes India to victory over Pak
Author: 0 Brilliant Yuvraj smashes India to victory over Pak

Barring opener Azhar Ali (50) others could not get starts or convert the starts they got. Extending his heartiest congratulation to the Team India via his official Twitter account, out of favour left-handed batsman Suresh Raina hailed his side's smooth victory over Pakistan before calling on them to retain the Champions Trophy .

Author: 0 Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

The referees said that the technical that was assessed to Green with 1:55 left in the first quarter should have gone to Warriors coach Steve Kerr . That created all kinds of confusion at the Quicken Loans Arena when Green was seemingly thrown out in the third quarter. Green's history with Cavs fans goes back to past year when he was suspended for Game 5 of the series for swiping at LeBron James' groin area after James stepped over him.

Sports Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
Author: 0 Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

After a grueling series with the Nashville Predators dueling the Pittsburgh Penguins for the almighty National Hockey League title, the Penguins defeated the Preds in a 2-0 result. In addition to Crosby's NHL accomplishments over the past year, he also led Canada to a World Cup of Hockey gold medal and was named MVP in that tournament.

Author: 0 Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

The British PM's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing "a weak opposition Labour Party " backfired spectacularly on Thursday. The crisis also increases the chance that Britain will fall out of the European Union in 2019 without a deal.

Author: 0 De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

The victor on Monday's game will face England in the first semi-final. For South Africa too, the victory was a must but they proved to be chokers yet again by losing the match. Amir and Junaid took two wickets each in the space of 3.2 overs as Sri Lanka lost four wickets, including the well-set Mathews and Dickwella, for six runs.

Sports Jelena Ostapenko pulls off wonderful comeback to win the French Open
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko pulls off wonderful comeback to win the French Open

Petra Martic's march back from injury and into the world's top 100 players accelerated, as her reward for becoming the lowest-ranked player to reach the second-week of play in two decades was a jump of 161 places up to 129th. Accenting shots with high-pitched exhales, she likes points quick. Now that Ostapenko has one Slam under her belt, she is hungry for more. "She's fun to watch", she said.

Author: 0 Watch Champions Trophy 2017 live on TV, online

Fortunately, the Indian side performed exceedingly well with both the bat and the ball resulting in a massive victory against arch rivals, Pakistan. Ironically it is only one of two day-night games to be played in the tournament and had the match started in the morning, then it would have produced a result.

Sports Penguins home favorites against Predators for Game 5 of Stanley Cup final
Author: 0 Penguins home favorites against Predators for Game 5 of Stanley Cup final

They could become the first team in 19 years - since the Detroit Red Wings - to win back-to-back Stanley Cups . Ellis missed most of the second and third periods in Thursday night's 6-0 loss in the Stanley Cup Final . "We know we're going to have to. Right now we've just got to focus on Game 6 at home and put all our energy in that one". If the Penguins win this game, they'll have the chance to finish off the series on the road in Nashville on Sunday night.

Sports French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . The 12th time victor of the Grand Slam , Novak Djokovic , is billed to play against sixth seed, Dominic Thiem , from Austria. Karen Khachanov will play Andy Murray in the fourth round after the giant Russian beat American 21st seed John Isner 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3).

Sports England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup
Author: 0 England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

Calvert-Lewin broke the deadlock 10 minutes before the break, beating Farinez at the second attempt after reacting first to Lewis Cook's half-cleared free kick. I am the proudest man I could ever be. Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and retired England player Rio Ferdinand were among those leading the congratulations.

Author: 0 Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Patric Hornqvist scored the Penguins' first goal off Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne's left elbow. It would stand up, although the Pens' tagged an insurance empty net goal with 13.6 seconds. It looked like Nashville struck first, early in the second period, when Colton Sissons poked in a loose puck in the crease after Filip Forsberg's shot trickled past Matt Murray .

Sports Here's what Odell Beckham was up to while skipping Giants OTAs
Author: 0 Here's what Odell Beckham was up to while skipping Giants OTAs

If a player does skip this week's workouts, he'll face a fine of $80,405 for all three days. Although rumors have swirled about Beckham's desire for a new contract - there are now more than 160 wide receivers paid more than him in the National Football League - his recent deal with NIKE has already made him rich beyond our wildest dreams.

Author: 0 Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

Murray saved one set point in the ninth game then missed three chances to break back in the 10th before saving another set point and then finally levelling at 5-5. 1994 - The last time three French women reached the fourth round at Roland Garros. I thought I played some good tennis toward the end and I expected a tough match.

Author: 0 Microsoft's new console is the XBOX ONE X

The good news is that Forza Horizon 3 is all set to get a Xbox One X 4K update in time for the console release, which is nice. Another Xbox exclusive (and thus Windows 10 game thanks to Xbox Play Anywhere), Microsoft showed off more footage from the upcoming co-op zombie shooter State of Decay 2.

Author: 0 Xbox Scorpio Price and Name Detailed Ahead of E3 2017 Briefing

That's $100 more than PlayStation 4 Pro - Sony's own beefed up PlayStation 4 console that launched in November a year ago. Forza Motorsport 7 releases on October 3rd for Xbox One and PC, and is expected to release as a launch title for Microsoft's latest console, Xbox One X .

Sports Team Halep on regrouping after tough loss in Roland Garros final
Author: 0 Team Halep on regrouping after tough loss in Roland Garros final

She's the first player in 20 years to win her maiden title at a Slam, joining Gustavo Kuerten . She missed plenty of times against Halep - 54 unforced errors in the final matched her winners count - but it worked, especially on big points, leaving the Romanian, as she later admitted, feeling like she was a spectator.

Sports Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole
Author: 0 Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

With drivers like Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch , Denny Hamlin , Matt Kenseth and technically Joey Logano yet to get a playoff eligible victory, those Playoff spots are looking to be hard to come by. 21 Wood Brothers Ford in 16 races, twice finishing in the top 10. Blaney is the 18th driver to win a Cup race with the Wood Brothers. Another young driver, rookie Erik Jones , finished third.

Author: 0 Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

England Captain Eoin Morgan has praised his team's bowling after dismissing New Zealand for a low total in a Champions Trophy Group A match here. "And Australia are one of the best teams - they always are in a white ball tournament". Batting first, half centuries from Alex Hales, Jos Buttler and Joe Root steered England to 310 in the 49th over of the innings.

Sports Mbappe prioritising Champions League title over Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Mbappe prioritising Champions League title over Ballon d'Or

Liverpool , who have secured a return to European football's premier club competition, have been monitoring Mbappe's development for the past 12 months according to the Daily Mail but are not in the driving seat despite Klopp's conversation with his agent.

Author: 0 Hockey: Repeat performance for Penguins

The Nashville Predators returned to Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night with hopes of extending their postseason run with a Game 6 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins . Washington won the President's Trophy for a second straight season and pushed Pittsburgh to seven games in the second round. More bad luck for Sissons: Late in the third period , Sisson pinged a shot off the right goal post .

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

Bacsinszky and Ostapenko will both be celebrating their birthday on the day of the match, but only one of them will be have reason to cheer after they have done battle in Paris . She broke on the third time of asking in the seventh game and after saving a pair of set points on her own serve, broke when the former world #1 netted a backhand to pull back the entire deficit.

Author: 0 Jude Classic for second straight year

Alena Sharp shot her second straight 66 Friday to move into a share of the lead at 12-under 132 after the second round of the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario. South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee (68) and Laura Gonzalez Escallon of Belgium (67) were at 14 under. "So going back to 2008 probably, the first half of '08, and I really, really felt good about my game and I felt like I had a chance to win a lot of tournaments".

Author: 0 Gatland insists Payne injury not major after Lions loss

The three-Test series against the All Blacks starts on June 24, but Gatland maintains the Lions are yet to even consider their line-up for those New Zealand showdowns. They certainly have found something after three incredible comebacks in their first four matches, and one for the ages against the Highlanders in Christchurch last weekend.

Author: 0 Tapwrit Wins the Belmont Stakes

The victor, Tapwrit , may have done most of his racing in Florida, but he lives here. A $1.2m yearling bought at Fasig-Tipton, Tapwrit is owned by a partnership comprising Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert LaPenta .

Sports England vs South Africa, third ODI
Author: 0 England vs South Africa, third ODI

Bairstow was joined by Roland-Jones, however, and steered England into three figures and himself to 50 with a sweep off Maharaj for his eighth boundary. After it, two boundaries down to fine leg off Ball saw Amla go past 50 for the 33rd time in ODIs but he would fall for 55, edging a short ball from Roland-Jones onto his stumps to hand the Middlesex man an impressive first global scalp.

Sports Real Madrid star goes missing after the Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid star goes missing after the Champions League final

In the Champions League 2017 finale, Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 and became the first team to win Europe's elite club tournament two years in a row. Once Ronaldo took the microphone, he couldn't resist joining the crowd in chanting "Cristiano, Ballon d' Or!", a call for him to win the prestigious best-player award.

Sports Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

She added: "But this isn't supposed to be easy". "My father and this administration intends to be transformative, and we want to do big bold things and we're looking to change the status quo". Asked whether any of the infighting in the White House between White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other staffers is true, Ivanka Trump said her husband "doesn't get involved".