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Author: 0 Rashford Stunner Hands Man Utd Advantage In Europa Semi-Final

Manchester United have been boosted by the return of several injured players on the eve of their Europa League semi-final first leg at Celta Vigo . "The players that are in accumulation (played a lot of games), the players that have played lots of minutes, they are not going to play at the weekend", he told reporters.

Sports England racks up 328-6 vs Ireland in 2nd ODI
Author: 0 England racks up 328-6 vs Ireland in 2nd ODI

Settle they did, however, after Hales and Jason Roy fell in the space of three overs - the latter picking out extra cover to make it 60 for two in the 13th - with Morgan and Root then easing to half-centuries at around a run a ball when an England team of old might have consolidated.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey Was Out Partying Until 4 a.m. Before Skipping Game

Edelman and Lima had dated for several months beginning last summer, but the pretty pair broke up shortly after the Pats won the Super Bowl in February. He was also fined. Harvey sent Warthen a text sometime between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., Heyman reports, which is after the 3 p.m. deadline to notify the team if a player is unable to make it to the park.

Author: 0 Boston Continues War With Wizards Thursday

The Wizards scored the first four points of game, but that was followed by 16-0 run by the Celtics. Wall has never been to the conference finals. "I just thought we got great energy from everybody". "We were on the floor". The team couldn't expect that kind of onslaught on the road, but a concerted effort to get back into the game was anticipated.

Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard expects to play despite ankle injury

The San Antonio Spurs are thrilled to be in the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the title in 2014. For San Antonio, they have a more balanced offense without one true superstar like a LeBron James , Steph Curry, Kevin Durant or in this case, a James Harden .

Author: 0 Spurs look to close out Rockets with Leonard ailing

We had our opportunities with about three minutes to go in the game to knock a couple 3s down I thought were good shots. With the Rockets set to host Game 6 at Toyota Center on Thursday night, they will have to live with the fact that they could have closed out the Spurs at home instead of facing their first elimination game of this postseason.

Sports Mourinho responds to Arsenal fan chants with dig
Author: 0 Mourinho responds to Arsenal fan chants with dig

It's nice for them. But after a battling first-half display, the visitors were undone after the interval with Xhaka's 25-metre shot looping up off Ander Herrera to catch out United keeper David De Gea after 54 minutes and then Welbeck adding a second against his former side with a header from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's cross.

Author: 0 David Moyes reacts to Sunderland's win over Hull City

Anxiety-wracked City succumbed to second-half goals from Billy Jones and Jermain Defoe, with the 2-0 loss compounded by relegation rivals Swansea winning against Everton. "I think we had played well but not taken anything from those games". "We lost a late goal against Bournemouth and we were unlucky against West Ham at different times".

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard (ankle) listed as questionable for Spurs on Thursday

It seemed when the Spurs were missing all their shots so too were the Rockets. When the Spurs would start to make their shots then the Rockets did too. The miscue helped contribute to the Spurs failing to take a shot at the close of regulation, forcing overtime. Manu Ginobili is my favorite player, and has been for years.

Sports Hoffman, Gonzalez lift Rockies to 10-7 win over Dodgers
Author: 0 Hoffman, Gonzalez lift Rockies to 10-7 win over Dodgers

The Rockies' No. 2 prospect per MLBPipeline.com, Hoffman pitched a scoreless 1.2 to finish out the Rockies' win over the Cubs on Tuesday in the nightcap of a doubleheader. Something was detected. Gonzalez finished with two hits for just the fourth time this season. Dodgers: RHP Kenta Maeda was placed on the DL with tightness in his left hamstring.

Author: 0 Ricky Stenhouse Junior picks up NASCAR win

There was a caution called with 10 laps remaining because Landon Cassill couldn't get his disabled auto off the track, and that allowed Earnhardt to get back on the lead lap. Earnhardt was near the front at the end and somehow able to squeak through the "Big One". He wound up finishing 22nd. In fact, three of Stenhouse's last four Talladega finishes are top 10s.

Author: 0 Andy Robertson says Hull need to 'dig deep' after disappointing Sunderland loss

The Black Cats are preparing for life in the second tier and under-fire manager Moyes wants to build on the morale-boosting defeat of Hull against the Swans. After 90 minutes were up Hull conceded a second when Andrea Ranocchia was more concerned about appealing for offside than tracking Defoe and the veteran forward bundled the ball in from close range.

Sports Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad

The (IPL) franchise was magnanimous enough to listen to our request to rest him. Mohammad Shami, returning to one-day worldwide squad after two years, said he is eager to do his best in the upcoming Champions Trophy. R Ashwin , who is now recovering from a sports hernia, and Ravindra Jadeja can perhaps expect part-time assistance from Yuvraj Singh , who kept his spot after his ODI career was given a re-start in the series against England in January.

Author: 0 Raptors eliminate Bucks in Game 6

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Bucks on Thursday night, 92-89, according to ESPN. This after suffering through a seven-game series skid (1-6 ATS). A 9-of-18 showing from the foul line in the fourth quarter hurt, too. "That's what we need to do". "We got to the stripe and we just couldn't capitalize on that".

Author: 0 Deja vu as softer South Korean leader could alienate ally US

Hong has pitched himself as a "strongman" who can hold his own against other "nationalist" leaders in Washington, Tokyo and Beijing . "If needed, I will immediately fly to Washington", he said. China and South Korea, as well as Russian Federation, the United States and Japan took part in talks with North Korea on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula from 2003 until 2009, when Pyongyang withdrew from the six-party talks.

Sports Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe
Author: 0 Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe

Atletico face another big summer as on top of moving stadium, they will have to resist huge offers for the likes of Griezmann and Simeone. Wednesday's win was inspired by a phenomenal atmosphere for Atletico's last ever European game at the Vicente Calderon.

Author: 0 Warriors' Green: Celtics' Olynyk dirty player

It's just basically what we've been doing and just trying, you know, to get the ball out of his hands. "I just want him to focus on that". Olynyk, immersed in the Celtics-Wizards series, found himself on the receiving end of a check from Washington forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

You look at the rest of the season - the two or three games they've got left - and you can't see them [Liverpool] winning both games but you can't see United and Arsenal winning all of their games. "This club belongs there". "The situation is simple: 17 matches in seven weeks, with 16 players, is impossible", Mourinho said. Realistically, it's going to be hard to do it through the league.

Sports Concussion spotters didn't have authority to remove Crosby
Author: 0 Concussion spotters didn't have authority to remove Crosby

The first three rallied Washington from a 2-1 deficit to keep its season alive. "You've got an opportunity to win a game like this and win a series at home". He set up both of Rust's goals against Tampa Bay last season. It's safe to say those bounces favoured the Caps in Game 6 and ended up behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Author: 0 New York Mets Circus Continues

Collins apparently had an inkling this suspension could happen Saturday night and the team adjusted its roster accordingly with the promotion of Wilk from Triple-A Las Vegas. "In the long conversations I've had afterward, they said we've got to move forward and we've got to move forward fast". This season he has not bounced back well and now has a 2-2 record and a 5.14 ERA.

Sports BCCI announces Indian squad for CT; Rohit, Shami, Dhawan back
Author: 0 BCCI announces Indian squad for CT; Rohit, Shami, Dhawan back

Off-spinner Ashwin returned to the side after skipping the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) with a hernia and Prasad said it was more tactical than anything else. The southpaw, fresh after marriage with Hazel Keech last year, returns to play in the Champions Trophy after a 11-year absence. "According to me, he is still the best wicketkeeper in world cricket", Prasad, who himself was a wicketkeeper, said.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Manchester City best in Premier League at creating chances

We are the best in the league at doing that, we create more chances than anyone, but we are not always able to score the goals. "We have two more games at home - one more than Liverpool". "It happened a lot of times this year and hopefully next season we improve on that". In the buildup to his side's weekend clash with Crystal Palace, the Manchester City defender has spoken of the current City dynamic under "special" boss Pep Guardiola.

Sports Tom Brady on cover of 'Madden NFL 18'
Author: 0 Tom Brady on cover of 'Madden NFL 18'

Past year saw improvements to both mods and it now seems like everything is on the table for the 'G.O.A.T.' edition of the game. It also marks the second consecutive year that a Patriots player graced the cover, with Rob Gronkowski seeing as last year's cover boy.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho plans to rest Manchester United players against Arsenal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho pledged to rest a host of first-team regulars for Sunday's Premier League showdown at Arsenal as he believes his side have missed their chance to claim a top-four finish. "His mentality, he works, he works, he works. He is very mature so let's forget the age because what matters is not the age, but the quality". He had a fantastic shot in the first half with that lovely save and then the free-kick is work - he works every day and loves to work.

Author: 0 Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League games

Cullen blocked a point shot by defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, then won a battle for the puck against Shattenkirk before out-racing him to the net. "I thought all three goals were very preventable on our side today". This spring it was Murray, fully installed as the starter, cruising towards the playoffs with better stats (.923 save%) in his first full National Hockey League season than Fleury had in a career.

Sports Roster Move: Bears release Eddie Royal, waive three others
Author: 0 Roster Move: Bears release Eddie Royal, waive three others

They added him two years ago on a three-year, $15 million deal with hopes he could re-capture his Broncos success with Jay Cutler . Royal, who played his college ball at Virginia Tech, was limited to nine games in each of his two seasons in Chicago because of injuries after agreeing to a three-year deal in March 2015.

Author: 0 Game 5 for Rangers-Senators, Penguins-Capitals

But even the strongest optimist cannot have many positive thoughts from tonight. Post columnist Larry Brooks did a column on gritty Ranger Tanner Glass and how he impacted Game 4 . He then came out and put in a wraparound before Anderson could recover. Having lost the first two games of the series the Rangers knew they had to win four of the next five games to advance.

Sports No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players
Author: 0 No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players

That was one of the most famous calls at The Players Championship, at least by an announcer (Gary Koch of NBC). - With so many changes in the life of Rory McIlroy since his last tournament , it would be fair to deflect some blame for a grind-it-out, opening round of 1-over 73 Thursday at The Players Championship.

Sports The legend of Isaiah Thomas grows on night of sister's birthday
Author: 0 The legend of Isaiah Thomas grows on night of sister's birthday

Thomas said his will to play and win came from his sister Chyna , who was tragically killed two and a half weeks ago in a auto accident in their home state of Washington. Thomas saw his tooth pop out and fall on the court and, not missing a beat, went over and picked up the tooth off the floor and later handed it to a Celtics trainer, broadly displaying a bloodied gap-toothed smile on the bench after going 3-for-3 following the dental mishap and leading all first-half scorers with 19 points.

Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea Were Lucky To Avoid Any Injuries

Both are rumoured to receive an annual salary in the region of £15million, while Conte's is reportedly £6.5million. Rumours of a return to Italy with Inter have refused to go away in recent months and the sacking of Stefano Pioli has created an opening at the San Siro.

Author: 0 Mets' Harvey returns from suspension, apologizes

You go through it enough, you know that it is part of the game. On Tuesday, the 28-year-old right-hander apologized to his teammates and coaches before meeting with the media for the first time since the incident. NY is coming off a weekend in which star pitcher Noah Syndergaard was put on the 60-day disabled list because of a torn latissimus dorsi muscle and the team was embarrassed when it tweeted a photo of T.J.

Author: 0 Caps pull Holtby, trail 2-0 as series heads to Pittsburgh

Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his game-winning goal with left wing Mike Hoffman (68) against the New York Rangers during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup se. We know the Pens have owned the Capitals in the playoffs, eliminating them eight times in the nine postseason meetings between the two teams. "It's just a legendary game", teammate Dion Phaneuf said.

Author: 0 Players Championship: Star players let it slip on day one at Sawgrass

When the dust settled, McGirt and Hughes headed the deepest field of the year at five-under-par 67 on a sizzling hot day at TPC Sawgrass . American Phil Mickelson, defending champion Jason Day of Australia, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott of Australia are among those who shot 70 and are three strokes behind.

Author: 0 Labour manifesto leaker did us a favour, says Corbyn ally

Here was Jeremy Corbyn's party again stepping on its message and stealing its own thunder ahead of the formal manifesto launch next week. Voters are overwhelmingly in favour of Labour's policies, but support for the party itself is still at dismally low levels under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn .

Sports NHL Predictions: Can the Senators top the Rangers at home again? 5/6/17
Author: 0 NHL Predictions: Can the Senators top the Rangers at home again? 5/6/17

By the time the Ottawa Senators returned to their dressing room after playing the New York Rangers for 20 minutes in Game 3, they were forced to play catch-up. Ottawa came out with more intensity in the second period, getting the first three shots of the period. The Senators were disappointed in their start to Game 3 as they allowed the first two goals and were outshot 15-5 in the opening period.

Sports John Guidetti's Dive That Sent Eric Bailly Off Is Embarrassing
Author: 0 John Guidetti's Dive That Sent Eric Bailly Off Is Embarrassing

Mourinho also played down the relevance of his flawless managerial record against Ajax, who squeezed past Lyon 5-4 on aggregate last night, in six matches. Mourinho hailed his players for the attitude they showed as they came through to seal a spot in a final he feels can be a "perfect" end to the season, with Champions League football on offer for the victor in Stockholm.

Author: 0 James Harden dismisses injury concerns after poor Game 6

Jonathon Simmons, who is averaging 6.2 points in nearly 18 minutes, will start at small forward. Aldridge became the first Spur to score 34 points with 12 rebounds in a playoff game since Tim Duncan against Phoenix in 2008. He had 10 points on just 2 of 11 eight shooting. Game 5 was back and forth all night long and was, by far, the closest game between these two teams this series.

Author: 0 Kelly Oubre Jr. Suspended For Wizards-Celtics Game 4

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) dribbles against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13), of Poland, during the second half in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Washington . We should embrace him. But you're not gonna penalize [Olynyk] for continuing to elbow this guy in the face? "I don't get that". He disputes the perception that he's a dirty player.

Sports Boston's Thomas to attend sister's funeral after game
Author: 0 Boston's Thomas to attend sister's funeral after game

Even team leading scorer Jimmy Butler couldn't shake off the defense that was applied to him by the Celtics that he scored only 14 points in 6-for-15 shooting from the floor. The Bulls had 16 turnovers that led to 23 Boston points. I had success in the first half of staying in front and making every shot tough. Dwyane Wade had 26 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for Chicago.

Author: 0 Reasons To Believe In The Penguins In Game 7

Crosby returned last night to play in game six and hit his head hard again into the boards. Disappointment? Sure. The Penguins had led this series 3-1 and also held a one-goal lead going into the third period of Game 5 . Louis Blues to make their first conference finals appearance in franchise history. Crosby was a nonfactor for a second straight game after sitting out Game 4 with a concussion.

Author: 0 A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

Alex Noren (68), Jon Rahm (68) and Lee Westwood (70) did not make bogey either. Last year's champion, Jason Day of Australia, is in the field as are eight other former Players champions: Rickie Fowler (2015), Martin Kaymer of Germany (2014), Matt Kuchar (2012), K.J.

Author: 0 No reason to be surprised Oubre chants from Boston fans

That's one way to sum up the series between the Celtics and Wizards through five games. But the night belonged to the Celtics' reliable two-way leaders Avery Bradley and Al Horford. Clothing jokes aside, the Celtics entered Game 5 looking to sharpen their cuts and better space the floor. Al Horford helped prevent Boston's lead from becoming less and scored 8 points.

Author: 0 Arsenal's Wenger storms out after Spurs jibe

Manager Mauricio Pochettino's hopes of overhauling Chelsea's four-point lead at the top of the league are fading after the leaders beat Everton 3-0 on Sunday. Asked if Arsenal had done enough to deserve anything from the game, he said: "No, but... it's down to Spurs as well". Pochettino revealed his players did not know the result of the Chelsea game and admitted a tinge of disappointment that the Toffees could not get a result to help Tottenham's quest.

Author: 0 Preds' post-season run has turned Music City into Smashville

They weren't scared to do that, even as the stage got bigger, the stakes higher, the room for error smaller, the opponents tougher. The Oilers ultimately couldn't figure out Anaheim goaltender John Gibson , who notched 23 saves on 24 shots.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Inactive For Spurs in Game Six

Head to head, the Spurs are 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings in Houston, the road team is 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the over is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings. Though the Spurs won two of three regular-season meetings with Golden State, they know that this series will be much more hard than their previous meetings this season.

Author: 0 Death Toll in Venezuelan Protests Rises to 39

The report doesn't include live birth figures, nor does it provide an updated infant mortality rate. Cases of malaria rose by 76 percent to more than 240,000. Wednesday's victim was Miguel Castillo, a 27-year-old recent graduate of Santa Maria University. With opposition leaders looking to bring frontline government forces onside, given they too suffer from the country's crisis, the strategy may backfire.

Sports Judge Throws Out Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction
Author: 0 Judge Throws Out Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction

If, as prosecutors demand, abatement is denied, Hernandez's conviction in murdering Lloyd would make it almost certain for Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, to prevail. Ward has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Hernandez, and her lawyer has said he doesn't believe the civil case would be undermined if Hernandez's conviction was vacated.

Author: 0 Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives

In NBA history, the Game 5 victor of a best-of-seven series tied 2-2 has gone on to win the series 83 percent of the time , putting the odds heavily in Boston's favor. Where: TD Garden, Boston , Mass. We've got to do a better job of keying on those guys also and not giving them open looks. We know it's going to be tough to get a win out there.

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.