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Sports IPL10 preview: RPS, KXIP will put up last effort for play-offs
Author: 0 IPL10 preview: RPS, KXIP will put up last effort for play-offs

RPS will now face Mumbai Indians for a place in the IPL final on Tuesday with the loser given another chance to progress in Friday's second qualifier. Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2017, Mumbai , May 11. On Sunday, he minced no words as he came down on his team's batsmen, the foreigners in general and skipper Glenn Maxwell in particular, as Kings XI Punjab suffered a nine-wicket defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant in Pune.

Sports Predators lose speed, fall to Blues 2-1 in Game 5
Author: 0 Predators lose speed, fall to Blues 2-1 in Game 5

Louis Blues stay alive against the Nashville Predators with a 2-1 victory in Game 5 of their. Allen ranked just behind Rinne among stingy goalies this postseason, and the Blues had been the NHL's best team after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on February 1.

Sports Chicago Cubs hold off sliding Cincinnati Reds for 7-5 win
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs hold off sliding Cincinnati Reds for 7-5 win

According to ESPN Stats, Happ is the first Cubs player since 1900 to hit a home run starting in the cleanup spot in the first three games of his major league career. Through one inning, Rondon allowed three hits, one earned - two runs tacked onto Lester's line - and struck out one. "I was trying to just make it nasty the way it needed to be".

Sports Pochettino: Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window
Author: 0 Pochettino: Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window

South Korea global Son Heung-Min and teammates Kyle Walker , Kevin Wimmer and Ben Davies will travel to Seoul on the same day for a promotional visit before joining the rest of the squad in Hong Kong. "It is and the very different project to maybe other clubs at our level in the table", he added. "There are certain sides across Europe at the moment that look susceptible if clubs try to sign their players, and Tottenham are one of them", Jenas wrote in his column for BBC Sport .

Author: 0 The unsung Celtics heroes of Game 5 win over Wizards

The Celts went on a 16-0 run early in the first quarter and led by double digits the rest of the night. In a series that has been all about runs, it was the Celtics who used a big run to take control of game six. There were so many heroes in Game 5 for the Celtics. The Wizards allowed Boston to make 16 three-pointers and score 46 points in the paint.

Author: 0 ICJ rules in favour of India, stays execution of 'spy'

Pakistan on Monday said it was determined to take to its "logical end" the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav whose death sentencing was put on hold by the International Court of Justice (ICJ). "We are grateful to Harish Salve for presenting India's case so effectively before ICJ", she said in another tweet. "Without prejudging the result, the ICJ considers that the risk or irreparable prejudice, the mere fact that Jadhav is under such a sentence and might be executed, is sufficient ...

Author: 0 Kane moves into top gear to be leading scorer

Harry Kane admitted the Premier League Golden Boot was on his mind as he hit four goals in Tottenham's thumping 6-1 win at Leicester . "You can see with the smile on his face there, he's two ahead now and Lukaku won't be able to sleep tonight".

Sports Antonio Conte's wife in emotional tears as Chelsea praise their manager
Author: 0 Antonio Conte's wife in emotional tears as Chelsea praise their manager

I have 13 days to make my decision". The central defender is the Blues' most decorated player, with this season's title earning him a fifth Premier League winners' medal. For this reason, in my head, I have a plan to try to arrive to play the final in the best condition, in the best situation for my players". I got on the scoresheet and a minute later made a mistake and let him (Capoue) in.

Sports Kolkata to face Mumbai for IPL final berth
Author: 0 Kolkata to face Mumbai for IPL final berth

The question is - have they peaked too soon? From here, the focus shifts from what went wrong to the things they did differently this year to the things that did not click for them and the reasons behind their unsuccessful campaign. Adding to this, the Pandya brothers - Hardik and Krunal - have come good whenever the team has needed them. Hyderabad were asked to bat first by Gambhir at the Chinnaswamy Stadium where they were restricted to a total of 128/7 in 20 overs.

Author: 0 Simeone eyes 'next step' after Real defeat

Zidane paid tribute to Pepe's contribution to the club since joining in 2007 but said he is unable to clarify what the 34-year-old's future holds at the moment. Another important player was Isco Alarcón , apart from the goal: "He's been very important in our formation today, at the end of the first half we were more accurate".

Author: 0 Boston Celtics winning draft lottery may have silver lining for Utah Jazz

This wasn't necessarily surprising as the Nets finished with the worst record in the league, meaning that the Celtics, who owned their pick, had the best chance of any team to finish with the number one selection ( 25 percent odds ). In the second hour of the show the guys talked with Sam Amick, KHTK NBA Insider/USA Today, to talk about last night's Warriors Spurs game, and the Celtics Cavs series.

Sports Rockets Know Spurs Pose Major Challenge, Even Without Parker
Author: 0 Rockets Know Spurs Pose Major Challenge, Even Without Parker

On Friday night, with the Spurs now without Tony Parker , he shook off his slow start to this series with a huge game that propelled his team to a 103-92 victory over the Houston Rockets and a 2-1 lead. The shooting guard's supporting cast was deadly from behind the arc as the team made 22 of their 50 three-point attempts. I was high on the Rockets heading into this series, and you have no choice but to like them even more now that Tony Parker is out due to injury.

Sports Jose Mourinho Unhappy With Premier League Scheduling
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Unhappy With Premier League Scheduling

He will not play either Of United's two remaining games against Crystal Palace next Sunday or against Ajax in the final of the Europa League next Wednesday in Stockholm. After his side played a boring goalless draw on Wednesday night against Southampton , Mourinho also asked the coach of Crystal Palace Sam Allardyce to go easy in the match.

Sports Celta Vigo v. Man United
Author: 0 Celta Vigo v. Man United

But Lingard believes the way he responded with a goal against Celta Vigo shows that nothing can faze a player who has still only made 66 senior appearances. Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's 1-0 advantage against Celta Vigo is "short" as the Galicians "deserve respect" in the return leg. "But I think we kept the passion in our game and we want our attack to be liberated in the next match, but my feeling is that we have truly competed today, so we hope to do something great in the ...

Sports Golden State go up 2-0 over San Antonio
Author: 0 Golden State go up 2-0 over San Antonio

Tuesday's 36-point margin of victory was three points behind the franchise postseason record set by the Philadelphia Warriors in an 85-46 win over the St. He returned to the game with the ankle heavily taped and ended up with 18 points as the Spartans beat the Gators 89-76. "That was Steve's suggestion".

Sports Spurs get blown out in Game Two
Author: 0 Spurs get blown out in Game Two

And based on the way they've played since Leonard went down with 7:53 to play in the third quarter of Game 1 - they've outscored the Spurs by 61 points since then - Popovich's crew will be hard pressed to slow down the team that has been the standard bearer in the Western Conference the past three seasons.

Author: 0 Warriors Trounce Spurs 136-100 Without Leonard for 2-0 Series Lead

The Spurs looked lifeless from the start, trailing by as many as 41 points as Golden State raced to its largest margin of victory in a playoff game in 69 years. It was a drastic difference from a game of catch-up two days earlier when the Warriors rallied from 25 points down. You still go to jail, I think when you're texting and you end up killing somebody, but you might not have meant to do that.

Sports Jamie Redknapp sends blunt message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Jamie Redknapp sends blunt message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho

The most important is the club and the fans and we will go there in Stockholm to win". "Of course, Sergio had a very good performance. I hope you don't kill me when you see my team (on Sunday)". Eager to start afresh, Bailly soon found himself in an advanced position and after ghosting past Maya Yoshida and Jack Stephens, he bludgeoned a shot straight at Fraser Forster.

Author: 0 Penguins vs Capitals - Game 6: Trevor Dailey ruled out with body injury

The Capitals won 5-2 to force a Game 7. Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. Pittsburgh had trouble executing even the simplest of plays. Crosby stayed in the game but his frustration was plain. He jousted with Jay Beagle for what seemed like an entire shift. These were the highlights of Crosby's game until he picked up an assist on Jake Guentzel's goal with less than four minutes left to snap Braden Holtby's shutout.

Author: 0 Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

Russell Westbrook , Thunder: Westbrook set an National Basketball Association single-season record with 42 triple-doubles and joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in league history to average a triple-double for a season. Among Davis' eye-popping highlights this season was an All-Star Game scoring record of 52 points in addition to 10 rebounds en route to MVP honors in front of his home team's crowd in New Orleans .

Sports Mourinho should be 'embarrassed' by Man Utd's season - Keane
Author: 0 Mourinho should be 'embarrassed' by Man Utd's season - Keane

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action with Manchester United's Juan Mata as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during their Premier League match at Emirates Stadium , May 7, 2017. "I don't think we deserve to lose this match ", Mourinho said. United remain fifth, one place above Arsenal , but have played a game more . "We are giving everything we can, the players, myself, everyone, we are giving everything so when you give everything, no problem".

Author: 0 White Hart Lane finale 'unbelievable' - Kane

Tottenham will now move to Wembley for the 2017/18 campaign, ahead of their move to their new stadium in time for the 2018/19 season. "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he said. We have to hold on to that and use it as motivation, hopefully, to lift the title next year. The striker scored Spurs' final goal at White Hart Lane as they beat Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday in the last match at their famous old home.

Sports Draymond Green Calls 'Bulls--t' on Klay Thompson's All-NBA Snub
Author: 0 Draymond Green Calls 'Bulls--t' on Klay Thompson's All-NBA Snub

Despite leading the league in wins, the Warriors placed nobody on the first team , with Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant (who was injured for a chunk of the season) on the second team , and Green making the third team . Durant made his seventh All-NBA team, averaging 25.1 points, a career-high 8.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, a career-high 1.6 blocks and 1.1 steals in 33.4 minutes.

Sports Allardyce agrees with Mourinho that last league game should have been moved
Author: 0 Allardyce agrees with Mourinho that last league game should have been moved

A win for Crystal Palace this weekend could see them finish 11th in the table, which would see an increased prize money of £3.8m from their current spot in 13th. "It would be wrong for me as a manager to jeopardise anybody that you want to pick for that football match". They played together at Arsenal and at Manchester City, and soon full-backs Bacary Sagna and Gaël Clichy could find themselves at a third Premier League club together.

Author: 0 Kane outlines why leaving White Hart Lane won't hurt Spurs

The ground opened its doors in 1899, and hosted the 2,533rd and final match against a United side that had already essentially checked out of the Premier League this season. " Before moving, there's a season to manage at Wembley, which won't be straightforward, but Wembley is an important place in English football, and we'll do our best to get our bearings to continue this invincibility at home ".

Sports Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness
Author: 0 Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

Here's a look at the Sports Interaction horse racing odds and some picks . By bypassing a series of prep races in stakes and focusing on smaller building blocks, Pletcher gambled that he would have a colt who would produce when it mattered in the Florida Derby and thus would be set for the demands of what lay ahead.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo breaks yet another incredible record vs Celta

And soon the title race goes to the very last day of the season, as we all expected, but with Real Madrid virtually over the line after a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo , as we all expected. Celta Vigo had the chance to restore parity before the break after Lago Aspas superbly set up John Guidetti, but his shot was saved by Real goalie Keylor Navas.

Sports Gaviria secures third Giro stage win, Dumoulin retains pink jersey
Author: 0 Gaviria secures third Giro stage win, Dumoulin retains pink jersey

Fernando Gaviria‏ sprinted to a third Giro d'Italia stage victory and Tom Dumoulin maintained his overall lead over Nairo Quintana on Thursday. Ireland's Sam Bennett Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) has taken a podium finish on the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia, finishing in third place for the third time in this year's race.

Sports Pep Guardiola waves at camera in Manchester city centre
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola waves at camera in Manchester city centre

The Argentine full-back announced on Saturday that his nine-year spell at the club - which included 333 appearances - would come to an end when his contract expired this summer. Having claimed two Premier League crowns during his time with City, Zabaleta downplayed the selflessness he is often praised for on the pitch as something any individual would do for his club.

Sports Kane has great expectations for Spurs
Author: 0 Kane has great expectations for Spurs

Watching Chelsea's jubilant players celebrate their title triumph was a painful experience for Tottenham striker Kane, who once again has more than 20 goals to his credit without winning a major trophy. "We're a family on and off the pitch. That's got to be our aim and we've got to use this as motivation to get there". Spurs will play all of next season's home matches at Wembley, where they have won one once in five matches this season, and Alli said: "I don't think it is going to be a ...

Sports McGregor inks boxing deal as his camp awaits Mayweather's return
Author: 0 McGregor inks boxing deal as his camp awaits Mayweather's return

On Wednesday, the UFC president Dana White revealed on TNT's live National Basketball Association play-off game broadcast that negotiations with McGregor had been completed ahead of what would likely prove a popular fight. Congratulations to all parties involved. "He goes to the UFC, of course he had several [MMA] fights before that, and while he's with the UFC he's 21-3 with 17 of those wins coming via knockout or TKO".

Author: 0 Steelers part ways with Warren, Green

In a statement released through the team, Warren made it sound like he won't be trying to catch on anywhere else either. The Ladarius Green experiment is over in Pittsburgh. Jesse James will now be the No. 1 option at tight end for the Steelers' offense moving forward, with Xavier Grimble factoring into the mix as well.

Sports Jose Mourinho says titles take priority over top four at Manchester United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho says titles take priority over top four at Manchester United

The Special One saw a weakened side beaten 2-1 by Tottenham to end their hopes of a top-four finish. 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.

Author: 0 Celtics get top draft pick, Lakers second

The Boston Celtics have claimed the No 1 pick in the NBA Draft after winning the lottery on Tuesday night. Owner Wyc Grousbeck was the lucky charm for a team that, despite its shamrock logo, hasn't had such good fortune in the lottery. "I wish we would have gotten the No. 1 pick, but we trust the process and it's going to be exciting to see what we're going for". The third such occurrence took place during Tuesday night's lottery in New York City.

Author: 0 Mohammed Shami recalled for India Champions Trophy campaign

He has got one of the best brains and he is the best person to guide Virat."When asked regarding Dhoni's batting position for the Champions Trophy, Prasad said: "That is up to the combination and let the team management decide that". Prasad also mentioned the list of standby players. He also expressed his views on a player being picked in an ODI side based on IPL performances.

Sports Cahill counts on past lessons to help Chelsea defend title
Author: 0 Cahill counts on past lessons to help Chelsea defend title

The 36-year-old, who will leave the Blues in the summer, scored the opening goal on a night of celebration for the Premier League title winners. I must be pleased because we conceded three goals, but we scored four, and also we created many chances to improve the final result.

Sports Wal-Mart's Online Sales Surge
Author: 0 Wal-Mart's Online Sales Surge

CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales at established us stores, as more customers visited the discount retailer and its e-commerce push boosted online purchases, sending its shares up 1.3 percent in early trade.

Author: 0 Zidane remains calm with Madrid one point away from the title

The Welshman has lifted the trophy twice since completing his then world record breaking £86m move from Tottenham in 2013. "We have to take it one day at a time . Spanish media has repeatedly suggested Manchester United is the most likely destination though Jose Mourinho would prefer to sign Antoine Griezmann from Real's local rivals Atletico Madrid .

Sports Garcia roars into Players' Championship contention after awful start
Author: 0 Garcia roars into Players' Championship contention after awful start

McGirt had three birdies on the front nine and eagled both of the par-fives on the back nine to offset two bogeys. Americans J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley used contrasting methods to end up in the same place, tied for the lead after the third round at the Players Championship in Florida on Saturday.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby showed 'zero' concussion sign after fall

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their power play chances. And here, against the defending Stanley Cup champions, they responded with all the qualities their predecessors have so frequently ceded to opponents - poise and patience, savvy, a self-assuredness that, frankly, was somewhat unsettling given the name across the front of their sweaters.

Sports Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/16/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/16/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

While Gibson turned aside 30 shots for the 5-3 win in Game 2, Rinne gave up a howler to Nick Ritchie on the game-winning goal. Especially not on home ice. "Obviously, we did a good job of bouncing back after last game's performance". "We know what we can do in the room". "You could sense going into the third period, the guys were saying the right things, they were confident", Predators coach Peter Laviolette said.

Sports Maxwell Konadu demoted in Ghana Black Stars coaching shake-up
Author: 0 Maxwell Konadu demoted in Ghana Black Stars coaching shake-up

The former Ghana captain has signed a two-year contract to replace former boss Avram Grant and has promised to ensure that Ghanaians can be "proud of the team again". "That is the target given to him and we all hope he will be able to do that.", Mr. AFRiyie stated. Asamoah, 28, last played for the Black Stars at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil due to injuries, and although he recovered weeks before the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in January, he declined joining the team due to personal ...

Sports No reason to move out of Atletico: Griezmann
Author: 0 No reason to move out of Atletico: Griezmann

French striker Antoine Griezmann says he would only leave Atletico Madrid to play alongside Derrick Rose at the New York Knicks. The 26-year-old forward has been reportedly identified as the next marquee signing of Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho ahead of the coming summer transfer window after having scored 26 goals for Atletico Madrid during the current campaign.

Sports Ruthless Kane helps Spurs thrash Leicester 6-1
Author: 0 Ruthless Kane helps Spurs thrash Leicester 6-1

However, the fairytale became a nightmare for long periods this season while Tottenham have seemingly gone from strength to strength. Spurs manager Mauricio Pocchetino heaped praise on Kane and stressed he was in no mood to sell him to potential bidders.

Author: 0 Celtics Run Off Home Floor By Cavs In Game 1

Kevin Love, who hit four 3-pointers in the third quarter, scored a career playoff-high 32 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, becoming the first Cav other than James to amass 30 points and 10 rebounds in a playoff game since Brad Daugherty in 1992.

Author: 0 Fendrich on Tennis: Sharapova's French 'ban' raises question

A two-time champion at the French Open, Sharapova is quite strong on clay and would perhaps have brought more attention to the women's game at Roland Garros this season, with publicity perhaps especially short considering former World No.1 Serena Williams is now on leave as she prepares to give birth to her first child.

Sports Blue Jays-Braves finale could turn ugly
Author: 0 Blue Jays-Braves finale could turn ugly

Last night, Toronto Blue Jays' centre-fielder Kevin Pillar appeared to shout a homophobic slur directed at Atlanta Braves' reliever Jason Motte . Despite winning their third straight game , the mood surrounding the Braves was predictably dark following the game.