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Sports Paul Pogba to miss Southampton clash to attend father's funeral
Author: 0 Paul Pogba to miss Southampton clash to attend father's funeral

United know they can not break into the top four on the strength of their final two Premier League games against Southampton and Crystal Palace, as they trail Liverpool by eight points with only six left up for grabs. "We look forward to a strong finish to 2016-17, both on and off the pitch", said Executive Vice Chairman Ed Woodward. United's season hinges on 90 minutes in a neutral venue, against a side capable of doing damage to most teams in Europe.

Sports Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener
Author: 0 Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener

And they've got all those weapons on the Warriors. It will be up to the rest of the Spurs to somehow win this game. If the Spurs had activated Leonard on Thursday, the nightmare scenario - an ineffective Leonard and a re-aggravation of the injury - would have been in play.

Author: 0 Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny

Others were pointing out how their Champions League fate is in their own hands and how they have to win on Sunday. It is another must-win game for the Gunners but you feel that after Liverpool's mauling of West Ham that was probably our last chance of a potential slip up by either Manchester City or Liverpool.

Author: 0 Wenger pins hopes on last-day Arsenal coup

Reacting to his return, Iwobi stated that he was happy with the comeback. The Gunners still need either Manchester City or Liverpool to falter on the final day if they are to qualify for next season's Champions League but thanks to Sanchez they have at least taken the battle to the very last.

Sports Back home, Predators eager to match Ducks' physical play
Author: 0 Back home, Predators eager to match Ducks' physical play

The Ducks were very much in control after that, getting the tying goal from Silfverberg just 39 seconds into the second period. Neal, who scored in five of the previous seven games, found himself wide open in the slot just over five minutes into the game.

Author: 0 Kane expects Tottenham 'family' to stay together

Harry Kane doubled Tottenhams lead in the 48th minute with his 28th goal of the season. But, Tottenham were not to be denied and they won out to complete a remarkable home season in 2016/2017, where they went unbeaten at White Hart Lane.

Author: 0 Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

He was transferred to a local hospital for further evaluation and treated for a split lip, though it doesn't look like he sustained anything more serious. Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix.

Sports Baylor hit with Title IX lawsuit alleging gang rape
Author: 0 Baylor hit with Title IX lawsuit alleging gang rape

The student said , on the day before, she repeatedly declined the football player's requests to "hook up" with him. "Delete my numbers and texts!'" "Under [former football coach Art] Briles, the culture of Baylor football and rape became synonymous", the lawsuit says.

Sports Neal delivers in OT as Predators edge Ducks
Author: 0 Neal delivers in OT as Predators edge Ducks

Both coaches have Stanley Cup rings. After four consecutive years of failure in winner-take-all showdowns, they stood up to an upstart opponent and finished a series strong. The Selke Trophy finalist's next shutdown assignment is likely to be Ryan Johansen , Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson , the Predators' dynamic top line.

Author: 0 Zidane hails 'fundamental' Navas as Madrid see off Sevilla

Ronaldo, Real's all-time leading scorer, passed a new club milestone after scoring his 400th and 401st competitive goals in the 4-1 victory over Sevilla . "Of course Real Madrid can still slip up in Vigo or Malaga", Rakitic was quoted by Marca after Los Blancos had beaten fourth-placed Sevilla , on paper their toughest opponent.

Sports Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players
Author: 0 Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

And that's exactly what transpired Sunday with the out-of-nowhere triumph by 21-year-old Si Woo Kim at The Players Championship. Rickie Fowler, who won the year before, closed with a 79. While no male Korean golfers were able to crack their way into the top 30 in the world ranking previous year, there were five Koreans ranked in the top 10 of the Rolex Ranking, a ranking system for female golfers.

Sports Belt homers again as Giants beat Dodgers
Author: 0 Belt homers again as Giants beat Dodgers

Chris Taylor hit his fourth home run of the season for Los Angeles. Francisco Lindor added a solo homer in the eighth. Posey scored on the hit, and as Crawford also raced for home, Seager threw toward the plate, only to have the ball cut off by McCarthy near the pitcher's mound.

Sports Man City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom
Author: 0 Man City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom

The Swansea game will be tough but we are desperate to finish on a win. "After that you deal with what happens". Here they gave me a second chance and we will try to do it. Sergio Aguero's artful back-heel released De Bruyne, whose deflected cross from the left was tapped in by Gabriel Jesus. De Bruyne and Jesus were also very impressive.

Sports Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year
Author: 0 Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year

Like, he had a concussion past year", Bundchen said. I mean, we don't talk about it. but he does have concussions. "I don't really think it's a healthy thing for your body to go through like, through that kind of aggression like, all the time".

Sports Luke Rockhold Destroys Dana White For Double Standard
Author: 0 Luke Rockhold Destroys Dana White For Double Standard

You've got to earn it here", the UFC president said. "It's like these guys want to sit around - you've got Rockhold right now screaming 'I deserve this.' You just got knocked out in the first round. "I never said I deserved a title shot", he tweeted today. Though he doesn't always respond when fighters take aim at him on social media, White did just that on Tuesday, basically telling Rockhold not criticize the matchmaking.

Author: 0 Pogba to miss Man U's clash against Southampton to attend father's funeral

Scott McTominay may be considered for a start after making his debut from the bench at Arsenal recently, while Fellaini will come back in having only played two European games in the last three weeks. Mourinho says he already has an idea of the team he would like to align against Ajax and he must now strike a balance between resting his key players and making sure they are fit and firing for the trip to Sweden.

Sports Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive
Author: 0 Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive

We have 69 points, we can get to 75. Arsenal will make a late decision on Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean picked up a thigh knock in their 4-1 win over Stoke on Saturday. "We were frustrated at half-time not to be leading", Wenger told the BBC . Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, left, hits a shot that rebounds off Sunderland's John O'Shea during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London , Tuesday, May 16, 2017 .

Sports Real Madrid offer James Rodriguez to Manchester United for £50m
Author: 0 Real Madrid offer James Rodriguez to Manchester United for £50m

Rodriguez has the same agent as United manager Jose Mourinho - Jorge Mendes - and is now contracted at the Bernabeu until the summer of 2020. The fact that Rodriguez shares an agent (Jorge Mendes) with Jose Mourinho, combined with United being one of few clubs with adequate finances, makes Old Trafford an obvious target.

Sports Betts, Bradley go deep to lift Red Sox over Cardinals 6-3
Author: 0 Betts, Bradley go deep to lift Red Sox over Cardinals 6-3

Jackie Bradley Jr. increased the lead to 2-0 with a homer in the second, his third of the season. RAYS 6, INDIANS 4 Corey Dickerson hit two of Tampa Bay's season-high five home runs, leading the Rays to a victory over host Cleveland. I still have my fingers crossed that he'll figure it out, but at this point, I cringe every time Matheny brings in Cecil only down by a run or two, fearful it will become a three or more run deficit as it did tonight - albeit, not entirely Cecil's fault.

Sports Woman arrested for DUI, found with bearded dragon lizard in her
Author: 0 Woman arrested for DUI, found with bearded dragon lizard in her

A Newton woman was arrested by Taunton Police, Monday, after she plowed through 6 mailboxes in her Mercedes and then proceeded to drive into a tree in at a Staple Street home. The animal was handed over to an Animal Control Officer. The auto knocked over six mailboxes, smashed the rear window of a parked vehicle, before it ended up totaled in a homeowner's front yard.

Sports Dirk Kuyt retires after winning Dutch league with Feyenoord
Author: 0 Dirk Kuyt retires after winning Dutch league with Feyenoord

He then spent six years with Liverpool , where me made 286 appearances, reached the Champions League final in 2007 and won the EFL Cup in 2011. " Throughout my career I have always followed my heart when taking decisions and that goes for this one too ", said Kuyt.

Author: 0 Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

When asked to compare this draft to previous years, he replied, "I don't know". Owner Wyc Grousbeck was the lucky charm for a team that, despite its shamrock logo, hasn't had such good fortune in the lottery. Given that the top-two players in this year's draft class - Washington's Markell Fultz and UCLA's Lonzo Ball - are considered elite backcourt prospects, Russell likely would not be an ideal fit alongside either player and could be expendable as Magic Johnson aims to rebuild the Lakers .

Author: 0 Batshuayi victor secures Premier League title for Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is confident his side can be a force on their return to the Champions League next season. "Obviously after previous year, when we had a moment when we were 16th in the league, people laughed. Chelsea may be celebrating their Premier League title triumph, but there's still a bit of tension at Stamford Bridge. "It's important for me and also my players because don't forget that last season was a bad season for the club, the players and the fans".

Author: 0 Knee soreness sidelines Andre Iguodala for Game 2 against Spurs

Leonard had 26 points and eight rebounds. Golden State will need Iguodala if they advance to the NBA Finals. The Spurs were missing their best player, but more than that, they played without heart in a blowout loss to a Warriors team that was firing on all cylinders and couldn't miss a shot as they were run out of the arena in Oakland tonight.

Sports Prince Philip Announces His Retirement
Author: 0 Prince Philip Announces His Retirement

A statement from the palace said: 'His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has decided that he will no longer carry out public engagements from the autumn of this year. It has enabled the monarch and her husband to reduce their workload in recent years. "Thereafter, the Duke will not be accepting new invitations for visits and engagements, although he may still choose to attend certain public events from time to time".

Author: 0 Bastian Schweinsteiger does not blame Jose Mourinho for Manchester United exit

Having missed out on a top-four place in the league, United must beat Ajax to qualify for next season's Champions League. "The accumulation of the games, I never had that", said Mourinho. Marouane Fellaini returns to domestic contention after serving a three-match ban following his sending-off at Manchester City in April. United's pre-season tour of the United States also features games against the LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Sports Stenhouse earns 1st career Cup win at Talladega
Author: 0 Stenhouse earns 1st career Cup win at Talladega

I was having a hard time figuring out what I needed to do or what we were missing there for most of the race". "But, as long as the fans enjoyed the show, we'll keep going down the road with what we've got". "We were side drafting each other like insane, so that was one heck of a race and I'm glad we came out on top". Dale Earnhardt Jr . waits to get into his vehicle before the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega , Ala.

Sports Senators look to create more traffic around Lundqvist in Game 5
Author: 0 Senators look to create more traffic around Lundqvist in Game 5

Going into Game 4 it's basically the same situation. Teams that win Game 5 when a series is tied 2-2 have gone on to win 78.7 per cent of the time , according to the Elias Sports Bureau, including a ideal 3-0 in 2017. The Rangers weren't going to go quietly in four or five games. In the opening period, the home was given to understand that "Ottawa" may not expect to win.

Sports Antonio Conte singled out one player after the Boro win
Author: 0 Antonio Conte singled out one player after the Boro win

This is a big step because there are three games and we need to take three points to win the title. Since returning to the Premier League in 2010, West Brom have always managed to get a goal against the Blues at the Hawthorns and despite current form, history suggests that Chelsea will concede on Friday night.

Sports Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Schedule Released
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Schedule Released

In any case they would get the best kind of revenge in Game 7, which ended the only way this surreal series could: with Kelly Olynyk, the most hated man in Washington other than You-Know-Who , outscoring the Wizards bench 26-5, with 14 of those points coming in the fourth quarter.

Sports Karns fans 10, Royals get win at Tampa
Author: 0 Karns fans 10, Royals get win at Tampa

Petersburg, Fla. Before Mike Moustakas hit a one-out home run in the 12th inning to give Kansas City a 7-6 win, the teams already called up minor-leaguers to help overworked bullpens. Royals: LHP Ian Kennedy told manager Ned Yost that his strained right hamstring is improving, but no timetable is set on Kennedy's return. But Eric Hosmer got picked off first base by catcher Jesus Sucre to end the inning with Perez batting.

Author: 0 Pochettino: West Ham match was "must win" for Spurs

While the Gunners can not repeat that feat this time, Dier knows Tottenham must banish the disappointment immediately or lose their grip on second place. Here, Press Association Sport looks at how West Ham have become Tottenham's nemesis in recent years. Yet it seems there is nothing like a home game against Tottenham to rouse the Hammers and their fans - just a year ago a 1-0 defeat at Upton Park put a major dent in Spurs' eventually unsuccessful title bid.

Sports WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings
Author: 0 WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the one-year deal worth $1.5 million had yet to be announced by the team. Floyd , 27, was arrested for DUI on December 12 in Scottsdale, Ariz., prompting his release two days later from the Arizona Cardinals.

Sports Germany makes 6 new call-ups for Confed Cup, rests stars
Author: 0 Germany makes 6 new call-ups for Confed Cup, rests stars

Germany manager Joachim Low named his squad for the tournament today, boasting a mixture of experienced internationals and youngsters handed a chance to impress out in Russian Federation. Ajax winger Amin Younes, 23, is amongst the debutants, along with Hoffenheim's striker Sandro Wagner and midfielder Kerem Demirbay, 23, plus Hertha Berlin's deadball expert, defender Marvin Plattenhardt, 25.

Author: 0 Origi backs Coutinho to shine as Liverpool chase Champions League spot

Liverpool are now just one game away from a return to the Champions League . With Champions League qualification on the line at the London Stadium , Liverpool needed a clinical and ruthless nature to snatch victory and ensure they remain in the driving seat for a top-four berth.

Author: 0 John Guidetti reveals his troubles after Man United

But we are there and we go to the final". "I can not understand the speculation because when I see all of the fans on the street they are happy to see me, and tell me congratulations". "And reach the Europa League final in the best shape that we can". "Even if it was unfair I don't think Uefa rules will allow any chance of an appeal", Mourinho said of Bailly's suspension.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal handles Novak Djokovic in Madrid semifinals

After losing his first three finals of the season - in Melbourne, Acapulco and Miami - Nadal has now won Monte Carlo, Barcelona, and Madrid within the last four weeks. Nadal's tour-leading 32nd victory set up a semifinal against defending champion Novak Djokovic, who advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their match because of a wrist injury.

Author: 0 Watch Sebastian Vettel Make Overtake Of Year So Far On Valtteri Bottas

On an afternoon that saw the two multiple world champions in a battle of their own with the rest so far behind they might as well have been in another race, Australian Ricciardo was the only other driver not lapped as his Red Bull vehicle finished 75.8 seconds behind the victor.

Author: 0 Springboks draw All Blacks in 2019 Rugby World Cup

Japan coach Jamie Joseph said: " Japan haven't beaten Ireland or Scotland to date, so it is going to be a big challenge, but any group we got was going to be a challenge". "My experience of the World Cup is that having two tough games is the best preparation". "If that comes to fruition then clearly they're going to be a different beast in the World Cup year than what they are now".

Sports Popovich blasts Pachulia for Kawhi injury
Author: 0 Popovich blasts Pachulia for Kawhi injury

ESPN will have the TV coverage of both, and each event can be seen with a free live stream online with WatchESPN . And because he's got this history, it can't just be, oh, it was inadvertent. "It happened to me as well". Leonard has been sidelined for Tuesday's matchup after sustaining an injury in his tender left ankle when he landed on the foot of the Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia late in the third quarter of Game 1 and did not return to the court.

Author: 0 WTA chief attacks Sharapova's French Open snub

Sharapova, whose ranking has plummeted to 211 leaving her reliant on wildcards, could have earned her spot at Wimbledon by reaching the semi-finals in Italy but retired against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the final set with a thigh injury. "I apologise for having to withdraw from my match with a left thigh injury", Sharapova said in a statement. "The titles won here, she won within the rules without owing anything to anyone".

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Sides With Spurs Following Controversial Play From Warriors' Zaza Pachulia

Kevin Durant had 16 points, and Draymond Green contributed 13 points, a team-high nine rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocked shots to Golden State's 10th consecutive postseason win this season. We have the Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs . "You can go back and look at Dallas games where he got a flagrant 2 for elbowing Patty Mills ", Popovich said.

Sports Not many teams better than Spurs, says Kane
Author: 0 Not many teams better than Spurs, says Kane

That news will come as a big blow to Spurs , and it may even force Pochettino to look for a replacement in the summer transfer window. "We've a very bright future, a great squad and a team that's hungry to win , to learn and to get better".