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Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino, Son Heung-min pick up April awards

That goal came in a 3-1 triumph at Swansea - one of three away victories that also included 1-0 wins at Burnley and Crystal Palace. " I think it means a lot for everyone here because for me, it's an award, a trophy that deserves to be shared with everyone at the club and I'm happy for everyone ", he told Spurs TV.

Author: 0 National Football League draft results 2017: Big trades kick off eventful 2nd round

The first run of defensive players started with Arizona taking Temple's Haason Reddick at No. 13, which drew a big cheer from the huge crowd at Philadelphia's Museum of Art — city officials estimated 100,000 attended the Draft Experience. But, hey, ratings are ratings, and ESPN management will likely take all the positives they can get at this point. Clemson cornerback Cordrea Tankersley became the third member of the National Champion Tigers to be drafted when he was chosen in the third ...

Sports Zidane: 'Real Madrid not favourites in Champions League final'
Author: 0 Zidane: 'Real Madrid not favourites in Champions League final'

After a fast and furious opening, Atletico got the early goal they needed to get back into the tie when Koke's corner was met powerfully by Saul in the 12th minute. "I'm happy as the coach as it means that what I'm doing, I'm doing well, but this squad have all been phenomenal", Zidane said. Gareth Bale is expected to be back in action for the Champions League final against Juventus on 3 June.

Sports Mourinho vows to keep Man Utd fresh for final
Author: 0 Mourinho vows to keep Man Utd fresh for final

Despite the agonising nature of their elimination, Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo said his club would reflect with fondness on their Europa League exploits. "We possibly deserved to get through". They covered every blade of grass and the connection they made with the fans who travelled from Galicia, I'm proud of all that.

Author: 0 Bouchard slams Sharapova, 'she is a cheater'

Another marathon game followed but this time it was Sharapova who dug deepest, a backhand victor settling a thrilling rally to bring up advantage, before a Kontaveit error finally handed her passage into the last four. After an understandably shaky start in her first match against Roberta Vinci, Sharapova has looked more and more like her old self this week. "Yes, you're rusty and you're trying to get the rhythm again", Sharapova said.

Sports Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass
Author: 0 Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass

The newlywed got back to level par with a birdie putt from 10 feet at the ninth, but he suffered a huge lapse in concentration after the turn when, after missing for par, he attempted a casual tap-in from inside three feet and his ball slid past the hole.

Author: 0 Wizards vs. Celtics: Five takeaways from Game 4

They would come out strong in Game 4 , and would fiddle with a 5-12-point lead for most of the first half, but entered halftime in a 48-48 tie, after John Wall shook off his poor (0-9) start. "I think we did the last couple games". When I get done with games and I see a text message from Kobe and Tom Brady, Floyd [Mayweather], all those type of guys that I'm trying to follow in their footsteps, it says a lot.

Author: 0 Spurs rule out Leonard for Game 6 vs. Rockets

Leonard, who is officially listed as questionable, was walking slowly, but without a noticeable limp, as he arrived at the team's shootaround in Houston on Thursday. Leonard sprained his ankle during game 5 and was not available to play in the late stages of the game, missing the entire overtime period. The 4-2 series win sends them to conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

Author: 0 I am staying at Chelsea

That year Chelsea collected 95 points (still a PL record) and with three games to go the Blues can finish on 93 points if they win out this season. "We are building good foundations for this team, for the club and I like to repeat there is a moment for the club, a transitional moment because when you lose players who wrote the history of this club.

Sports Tottenham to move for Premier League African, club will let him leave
Author: 0 Tottenham to move for Premier League African, club will let him leave

And that's why news that Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez looks set to leave the club in the upcoming transfer window should get Koeman interested. This year he has managed just six goals in the Premier League and registered three assists, a drastic downturn from the season before, in which he scored 17 times and made 11 assists, as well as picking up ten Man of the Match awards.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics commentary: C's will get their swagger back in Game 5

Oubre was assessed a flagrant 2 and ejected from the game. Being physical was the plan with Thomas, Wizards guard Bradley Beal said. Oubre said he did not reach out to apologize to Olynyk . It's the first time in Thomas' playoff career that he has fallen short of 20 points in consecutive games. The Wizards led by as many as 26 and outscored the Celtics (237-191) in the two games in D.C.

Sports Why Man United are keen on James
Author: 0 Why Man United are keen on James

It has been a one-sided rivalry, but Wenger finally got a victory over the man who once dubbed him a "specialist in failure", for a result that might end United's chances of a top-four finish and leaves Arsenal with some hope. I can't ask any more from my players who haven't played a minute for several weeks. "But you become cleverer, maybe look more and since my last red card, I think things have improved".

Sports Jose Mourinho: This was impossible for Manchester United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: This was impossible for Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out for the rest of the season and Rooney started Sunday's defeat at Arsenal, but the England striker was an unused substitute as United beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg. "Let's see if we can do it", he added. It was the second leg for the final so I hope tomorrow they have the feeling for a second leg semi-final. "It was important because we lost at Tottenham, it didn't happen many times".

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 6 vs Rockets

The San Antonio Spurs are thrilled to be in the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the title in 2014. They lost Tim Duncan to retirement last summer, then saw veteran point guard Tony Parker go down with a season-ending quadriceps tendon tear in Game 2 .

Author: 0 Wild celebrations await Chelsea if they win League today

Leading Chelsea into the Champions League should be enough of a lure for Conte, who has two years left on his contract. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois believes that winning the title now under Antonio Conte will feel much more special than when the Blues triumphed the trophy in 2015 under the management of Jose Mourinho.

Author: 0 NBA Predictions: Will the Warriors cover on the road vs

Although Warriors got off to another fast start, leading by 10 after the first quarter, Jazz, fueled by a standout performance from French centre Rudy Gobert, responded. The Warriors hit back to back threes (one from Curry and one from Durant ) to increase the lead to 8 with about three minutes left. With the series shifting locations, will the Golden State Warriors continue to dominate the Utah Jazz when they meet in Game 3 at 8:30PM ET? "We have to do it from the beginning", ...

Author: 0 Chelsea: Moses credits Conte for reviving his career

Asked on Thursday to sum up the impending crowning of his team, former Italy manager Conte was quick to point out the state Chelsea were in when he was appointed past year. There is no acceleration, no surprise. Other concerns for Conte might be the fact that opponents have got used to his side's 3-4-3 formation and might be able to handle it better.

Sports IPL betting racket busted in Kanpur, three held
Author: 0 IPL betting racket busted in Kanpur, three held

Senior Superintendent of Police, Kanpur , has said that role of two Gujarat Lions players is under scanner. On Thursday, Police arrested three suspected bookies from a Kanpur hotel which hosted players of Gujarat Lions and Daredevils. Ramesh Kumar, who was contracted for putting up hoardings in the stadium, had booked the room for Shah, who was in touch with a racket kingpin from Ajmer, to whom he used to pass on information about the bets.

Author: 0 Ducks withstand Oilers rally, pull back into series

In Game 3, Anaheim scored on each of its first two shots, then got a bad-angle game-winner from Christopher Wagner after the Oilers stormed back from three goals down. "Down the stretch, we bent but we didn't break, and that's the sign of a good team". "But it paid off for us, and it was a good goal". Due to injuries, Cam Fowler missed the entire series and Sami Vatanen only played in one of four games.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game

None of that was aired during his news conference on Tuesday. 1B Lucas Duda (left elbow) played in his second straight rehab game for Class A St. Lucie on Monday night, when he went 1-for-2 with a walk while playing five innings at first base.

Sports Packers reportedly plan to release RB Christine Michael
Author: 0 Packers reportedly plan to release RB Christine Michael

He lit up the NFL Scouting Combine with speed that wasn't always apparent on tape. King, who was drafted out of Washington, had 165 tackles, 22 pass break-ups and six interceptions in his collegiate career. He also ran the quickest three-cone drill (6.56 seconds) of any player in Indianapolis. Thompson had taken two running backs twice in the past, in 2007 (Brandon Jackson, DeShawn Wynn) and in 2013 (Lacy, Johnathan Franklin).

Sports Why Concussion Spotters Couldn't Pull Sidney Crosby From Game 6 Vs. Capitals
Author: 0 Why Concussion Spotters Couldn't Pull Sidney Crosby From Game 6 Vs. Capitals

THE NEDVED GAME: While Washington's 1996 first-round series against Pittsburgh lasted just six games, in many ways it's symbolic of the club's inability to close. "When you go in like that, it just kind of knocked the wind out of me". "I just think with this group that I've been with, our Game 7s have been pretty solid.

Sports Thomas Scores Career-High 53, Boston Beats Wizards 129-119 in OT
Author: 0 Thomas Scores Career-High 53, Boston Beats Wizards 129-119 in OT

The second game of the second round of the NBA Playoffs between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards takes place tonight. After leading the Boston Celtics to eliminating the Chicago Bulls in their opening-round National Basketball Association playoff series on Friday night, the All-Star point guard had to fly out to Washington state for the Saturday funeral of his late sister, Chyna , and then back to Boston to be ready for the opening tip of the Celtics-Washington Wizards series ...

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid are 'phenomenal' at the moment
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid are 'phenomenal' at the moment

Real have eliminated Diego Simeone's men in each of the past three years, including in the 2014 and 2016 finals, by the finest of margins. In a first half strewn with errors and nervous energy, only the ice-veined hitman kept a head cool enough to nod home Casemiro's shanked cross in the 10th minute.

Sports Antonio signs new long-term West Ham deal
Author: 0 Antonio signs new long-term West Ham deal

The duo had been playing through the pain barrier, but with the Hammers now safe from relegation following last Friday's win over Tottenham, both players are going under the knife. The Ivorian, 33, is stalling on a one-year extension with the Hammers appearing a highly possible destination - as long as they can match his huge wage demands.

Sports Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series
Author: 0 Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series

The team that led at the half had won every game in the series until Game 5. The Rockets held a 99-94 lead, courtesy of an Eric Gordon three-pointer. "He got us going", Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge said. The goal was to play his starting five, plus Anderson and guard Lou Williams off the bench, leaning into his core philosophies of spreading the floor and putting up threes.

Sports Jonas Blixt wins 3rd pro golf event
Author: 0 Jonas Blixt wins 3rd pro golf event

As much fun as Blixt and Smith seem to be having, the pressure could mount a bit as they try to protect their final-round lead. Brown and Kisner led by two strokes after their birdie on the eighth hole and maintained that gap until Smith's 34-foot putt on the undulating 12th green made it a one-stroke affair with six holes to play.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas fined for inappropriate language toward a fan

Washington coach Scott Brooks was asked Tuesday about what advice he had for Oubre. And as it turns out - with his pro-Lakers, anti-Celtics mentality - Ferrell is rooting for the Wizards to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, although the series is now tied at two games apiece.

Sports Mourinho admits Celta made United suffer right to the end
Author: 0 Mourinho admits Celta made United suffer right to the end

Both Roncaglia and Eric Bailly were sent off after a heated confrontation and John Guidetti missed a gilt-edged chance to send Celta through on away goals when he failed to convert with the final kick of the match. In the 36th minute, Daniel Wass had a chance to restore parity for Celta Vigo but he headed Pione Sisto's fierce cross wide. "So we had to suffer until the end and everything was open until the last second".

Author: 0 Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

Al Horford added 19 points, seven assists and six rebounds, Jae Crowder finished with 18 points and eight rebounds and Isaiah Thomas ended with 18 points and nine assists for Boston . This thing was over before many fans had even sat in their seats. Considering the fact that the Celtics had consistently put themselves in massive early holes in previous games, that first-quarter spurt was a welcome sign.

Sports Car damaged after double explosion in Rome
Author: 0 Car damaged after double explosion in Rome

An explosion occurred outside the post office on Rome's Via Marmorata, where the Aventino and Testaccio districts meet, just before 10.00 on 12 May. Local media reported that two homemade bombs were placed between vehicles in the parking lot for the post office employees. Police have confirmed two blasts at the same scene - one larger than the other.

Author: 0 Russian Federation is a made up story

McCabe said he was not aware of a reported Comey request for more resources for the probe, adding that he believes it is "adequately" funded. Former FBI agents said such a statement by the director would be all but unthinkable. Still, McCabe is declining to say exactly how many FBI personnel are involved in the investigation. Six months are an eternity in politics, and in the ensuing time Mr Comey has become the face of the FBI's investigation into possible ties between Russian ...

Sports IPL 2017: Guptill Takes One-handed Blinder To Keep KXIP Breathing
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Guptill Takes One-handed Blinder To Keep KXIP Breathing

IPL table-toppers Mumbai Indians might have suffered back-to-back defeats after securing a play-off berth, but there was no need to press the panic button, said West Indian Kieron Pollard. Sandeep Sharma accounted for Pandya but there was a seamless transition as his replacement in the middle Karn Sharma bludgeoned 19 from six balls. Saha, who also has a century in the 2014 IPL final, struck 11 boundaries and three sixes to anchor the innings.

Author: 0 Nike come up short in sub-two hour marathon attempt

Kipchoge , 32, the 2016 Olympic champion and the 2016 victor of the London Marathon ran with fellow world-class runners Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Zersany Tadese from Eritrea in Nike's "Breaking2" project aimed at covering the 26.2 miles (42.2km) of a marathon in under two hours.

Author: 0 F1 2017: Valtteri Bottas claims maiden Formula 1 victory at Sochi

Bottas, starting from third place on the grid, grabbed the initiative at the start by powering past both Ferraris and into the lead while his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton struggled home fourth. "I'm out of the race (to win) now", he added, with about two-thirds of the distance remaining. Bottas meanwhile moves up to 63 points, 10 behind Hamilton, and 23 behind Vettel - the closest the championship top three has been after four races in five years.

Sports Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Golovkin was in attendance for the fight, sitting ringside to watch Alvarez win 120-108 across all three judges' cards. " I'm very excited . we're ready", Golovkin said , surrounded by his entourage. "I literally have a missed call from Dubai, I have a missed call from the (United Kingdom), where Anthony Joshua and (Wladimir) Klitschko just sold out (a) 90,000-seat stadium, so there's interest from all over the world", de la Hoya said.

Author: 0 Penguins just now finding their groove going into East final

The Ducks tied the game 8:55 into the second period. So when he found a patch of open ice during the third period Wednesday night, Ritchie could let fly with a handsome shot, his wrists unencumbered by the weight of history. We won't have to answer that experience question anymore, which is nice. "We trust ourselves in here". It was the first time in the series the Senators had scored the first goal of the game and had a two-goal lead.

Author: 0 Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor dominated Makarova, ranked 43 in the world, for a 7-5, 6-1 win in just one hour, 20 minutes, in the second-round tie. There has been nothing but support for the Russian from the Stuttgart crowd. However, if she wins Sunday's final, Sharapova will rank approximately 125th in the world - high enough for a qualifying place at both the French Open and Wimbledon.

Sports Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic
Author: 0 Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

That would set up a unification fight with Joshua , and there's no doubt they would sell-out Wembley Stadium. In the opening round, Joshua took the lead by outpointing Klitschko but the 41-year-old former heavyweight king from Ukraine took the second round with his own flurry of punches that found their mark.

Author: 0 Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games

Toronto was forced to play without their all-star point guard Kyle Lowry. Moments after the loss, a downcast DeRozan addressed the frustration of a post-season gone wrong. "At this point in time there's no need for a rest". And when Brampton, Ont., native Tristan Thompson scored with 5:47 to play, it gave the Cavs a 99-80 lead, much to the dismay of the noisy, white-clad Air Canada Centre crowd that included Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip and rapper Drake.

Sports NBA point guards, beware: The injuries are piling up
Author: 0 NBA point guards, beware: The injuries are piling up

Their 121-96 Game 2 win nearly matched Houston's margin of victory from the previous matchup, and made it clear we had a series on our hands. Through all of Harden's hell-bent conducting in Game 1 , the Rockets accrued 27 fast-break points.

Author: 0 Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different

Among those at 68 was Jon Rahm, another first-timer at this lucrative event who had one of four bogey-free rounds on the steamy day in north Florida. Responsible for some wonderful wins as well as a few disastrous endings, just ask Sean O'Hair and Sergio Garcia! Sixth hole: Tee shot into the intermediate rough led to a missed par putt from seven feet.

Author: 0 Does Wizards' Kelly Oubre deserve suspension after Game 3 altercation?

Afterward, Boston coach Brad Stevens said those two stretches ruined the Celtics' trip to Washington . The NBA is suspending Washington's Kelly Oubre for Game 4 vs. "Our goal is just take him out of the game and just continue to be physical with him", Beal said. TORONTO - All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry says he's doubtful to play for Toronto on Sunday in Game 4 of the Raptors' Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Sports Selectors mull on third spinner or extra batsman for Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Selectors mull on third spinner or extra batsman for Champions Trophy

Pant, 19, was named among five players kept on standby , along with Suresh Raina, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur and Dinesh Karthik. And Shami said he has worked hard to get back into captain Virat Kohli's squad . "Some of the state associations were of the view that India should boycott the Champions Trophy but then better sense prevailed in the interests of cricket".

Author: 0 No Premier League trophy for Chelsea tonight at West Brom

In this part of the season, we always said it's right to look at ourselves and not wait for the result of the other teams. Conte's appointment on a three-year contract was announced in April 2016 and he assumed his post last July after leading Italy at Euro 2016.

Sports NBA fines Isaiah Thomas $25K for swearing at a fan
Author: 0 NBA fines Isaiah Thomas $25K for swearing at a fan

The Celtics lost the game 116-89, and also lost Game 4 on Sunday to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Celtics are back in Boston for Game 5 against the Wizards as they look to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

Author: 0 No practice round is no problem for Mickelson

Here's a look at the live 2017 Players Championship leaderboard with scores and results from Round 1 at TPC Sawgrass. This is the second ace on No. 17 in the last two years. McGirt played in the morning and made bogey on the 18th hole. "There's just not really a moment where you can let up", Hughes said. He made it sound simple, even though the Players Stadium Course can be anything but that.

Sports EUROPA: Nervy Man Utd Survives Celta Vigo to Book Ajax Final
Author: 0 EUROPA: Nervy Man Utd Survives Celta Vigo to Book Ajax Final

In France, Olympique Lyon put up a fearless fight against Ajax, despite trailing 5-1 on aggregate after 27 minutes as Kasper Dolberg added to the four his side scored in the first leg last week. Substitute Rachid Ghezzal's heavily deflected header nine minutes from time followed by Dutch global Nick Viergever's sending off gave Lyon extra impetus but they couldn't find an all-important fourth to send the tie into extra-time.