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Author: 0 Klopp primed to spend to bolster Liverpool

Wenger's side have a home game against Everton , a team that have already beaten them this season in the Premier League - indeed, that loss was one of the many triggers of their downward slide this season. Liverpool are one point ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal, but a victory would ensure a top four finish. Walter Mazzarri confirmed he was leaving the Hornets, so it's unlikely that players will die for the cause, and Boro have the worst scoring record in the division.

Sports Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Penguins goaltender Marc-André Fleury made 22 saves to earn his second shutout of the playoffs, and second in three games, as well as the 10th of his career in the post-season. Ottawa lucked into a man advantage early courtesy of a crowd-displeasing trip called on Sheary. The Senators and Penguins will play Game 2 here Monday at 8 p.m.

Author: 0 National Hockey League fines Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf maximum $10000 for using homophobic slur

However, the Ducks had a last-minute scratch in the form of their leading goal scorer, Rickard Rakell, and goalie John Gibson did not return after the first intermission due to a lower-body injury. "We can't afford to do that in the next game". Jonathan Bernier took over for Gibson and stopped 16 shots in his first appearance in almost two weeks for the Ducks , calling it a "weird situation".

Sports Leicester 1 Tottenham Hotspur 6
Author: 0 Leicester 1 Tottenham Hotspur 6

Despite missing three months of the season through injury, Kane has netted 32 times in all competitions. Kane has now scored 96 goals for Spurs at the age of just 23, and is the first Tottenham player since Jimmy Greaves in 1968/69 to score four hat-tricks in a season.

Author: 0 Cloud Computing nips Classic Empire in Preakness

The horses were noses apart on the back stretch but Classic Empire pulled ahead as the 10-horse field entered the final stretch. Their respective visions dovetailed perfectly at Pimlico on Saturday, just as the path of their horse Cloud Computing merged with that of Classic Empire just before the finish line.

Sports Isaiah Thomas Will Miss Remainder of Playoffs
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Will Miss Remainder of Playoffs

Brian McKeon said in a statement. The Celtics will be without their leading scorer for Sunday night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Cleveland and for the rest of the postseason . On the eve of Boston's playoff opener in April, Thomas' sister died in a single-car accident in Washington. And now that Thomas is gone, and the Celtics will have to take on LeBron and the Cavs without their best player and lone All-Star.

Sports England and New Zealand make winning starts to London Sevens
Author: 0 England and New Zealand make winning starts to London Sevens

South Africa have won five of the nine tournaments on the circuit this season. The result marked Scotland's first win in 54 outings against New Zealand. Later, Argentina's 26-19 win over Russian Federation was enough to ensure them passage to the quarter-finals where they'll meet Canada on day two. For the first time in three years, Olympic sevens champions Fiji failed to make it through to the last eight, losing to Canada in the first game of the day before being beaten by New Zealand.

Author: 0 Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

If the Ducks come out with that same kind of start tonight, and continue to display the type of unwavering confidence they've shown throughout the postseason, is there anyone that can stand in their way? Nashville then had a glorious chance to tie the game.

Author: 0 Sharapova gets wildcard for Wimbledon warm-up event

Qualifying rounds are scheduled to be played between June 26 and 29, with Sharapova having to go through three rounds in order to get among the 128 players in the main draw for Wimbledon , which takes place from July 3 to 16. "However Maria has served her ban in full and is now back playing high quality tennis". In her other two tournaments since her return from the suspension, the 2004 Wimbledon champion advanced to the Round of 32 in Madrid and to the semifinals in Stuttgart.

Author: 0 LeBron ties record with 11th All-NBA pick, Harden unanimous

James, who has made an All-NBA Team in each of his last 13 seasons, has now equalled Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone's record of 11 All-NBA First Team selections. James, who will likely be a top candidate to win another Finals MVP award if he can once again take Cleveland all the way, will get his next chance to try to be the MVP for his team on Sunday night in Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena.

Sports Day Makes His Move During Third Round of the Byron Nelson
Author: 0 Day Makes His Move During Third Round of the Byron Nelson

Reigning champion and recent Masters victor Sergio Garcia is 10 shots off the lead despite a superb round of 65, recovering from what was a poor first round. But his advantage was down to one by time he finished his next hole, the par-3 5th, with a triple bogey. While Kokrak shot 2 over on the front, Day birdied five straight holes - Nos.

Sports Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness
Author: 0 Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

It was the first win in a Triple Crown race for Brown, the 2016 Eclipse Award victor, who chose to point his lightly-raced colt - Saturday was just Cloud Computing's fourth career start; his first since a third-place finish in the Wood Memorial on April 8 - away from the Kentucky Derby and toward the Preakness.

Sports Chelsea's John Terry a legend who deserves best send-off - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea's John Terry a legend who deserves best send-off - Antonio Conte

The 26-year-old Frenchman, who joined champions Chelsea from last year's title winners Leicester City in July, has already been named Player of the Year by the Football Writers Association and the Professional Footballers Association. "John has all these characteristics". "I still have two years on my contract", he said on Friday. The 47-year-old maintained his line that his focus is on immediate targets.

Sports Conte plans fitting farewell for 'champion' Terry
Author: 0 Conte plans fitting farewell for 'champion' Terry

Terry's departure will see a continual presence move on, but Conte has overseen the departure of a talisman before at Juventus, when Alessandro Del Piero left after 19 years in May 2012. "It's not easy to compare, but, for sure, Totti played for Roma all his career". The same as [Alessandro] Del Piero. Terry would love his 717th appearance to come from the start rather than the bench and Conte said: "John is a champion and he deserves the best".

Sports Warriors Texas Bound Up 2-0 on The Spurs
Author: 0 Warriors Texas Bound Up 2-0 on The Spurs

Obvious selections LeBron James , James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard were joined on the first team by Anthony Davis. In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before. "Nah, I'm just focused on getting healthy and getting ready to play in Game 3 ". So we had a tough one in Game 2 . The Warriors had 39 assists on their 50 field goals, and they shot 56.2 percent from the field.

Sports Juan Mata on positives of Arsenal defeat
Author: 0 Juan Mata on positives of Arsenal defeat

I think he did an unbelievable job and I think Alexis [Sanchez] knows his name because the kid really played very well."It was hard for me to manage the game because the players that I wanted to replace are the players that, in principle, start the game on Thursday".

Sports Mayweather coy over McGregor 'super fight'
Author: 0 Mayweather coy over McGregor 'super fight'

It had been speculated that a Mayweather versus McGregor bout could eclipse half a billion dollars in revenue but Mayweather believes it can break all boxing records. "He can actually go and fight Mayweather". "When we do make a move, it's going to be a huge move", Mayweather said. "He will lose. But the rest of these guys, they will get no money, and they will get slept", Cormier said on UFC tonight.

Sports Favorite comes through in Derby for fifth straight year
Author: 0 Favorite comes through in Derby for fifth straight year

The win is Pletcher's second Derby victory. Always Dreaming soaked up the sloppy Churchill Downs conditions to claim the 143rd Kentucky Derby in dominant fashion, for trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez. By that time, Velazquez said, he knew any challengers were "going to have to run really hard to get him, because he was really running". "I think it'll be a quiet environment, give us time to get him settled in, and if we need to make any adjustments, we'll have time to do that".

Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Sidney Crosby's head-first crash reignites concussion policy scrutiny

They not only won their second game in a row in their Eastern Conference semifinal, but they dominated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 in Game 6 on Monday night at PPG Paints Arena to avoid elimination. Crosby was slow to get up and Hornqvist had to retreat quickly to the bench, but both remained in the game. He didn't miss a shift. "I think there were some chances to be had there a few times and we just didn't execute".

Author: 0 Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

And Saturday night they took another step in a remarkable playoff run towards their first ever Stanley Cup Final . Perry also tied Teemu Selanne's franchise record with his eighth winning goal and moved past Selanne for sole possession of second in Ducks' history with his 36th postseason goal.

Sports Bayern Munich v SC Freiburg
Author: 0 Bayern Munich v SC Freiburg

Thomas Tuchel's men remained in control and put the result beyond doubt when Aubameyang provided his 31st goal of the season to snatch the Bundesliga top scorer trophy. "The sensation I had was a mix of emotion, nostalgia, melancholy and sadness, but at the same time happiness, it's a lot of stuff and I don't know how to process it.

Sports Raiin washes out Royals-Twins game
Author: 0 Raiin washes out Royals-Twins game

The Royals and Twins will play a traditional doubleheader today at Target Field. For the second game, left-hander Ian Kennedy will come off the disabled list, where he's been since May 5 with a strained right hamstring, to start for the Royals opposite Twins rookie Adalberto Mejia .

Sports Cloud Computing surges down stretch to take Preakness
Author: 0 Cloud Computing surges down stretch to take Preakness

Cloud Computing , ridden by Javier Castellano, finished first in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming a chance to capture horse racing's Triple Crown. I will use $60 of my bankroll on Classic Empire to win . "As we know, he tends to wander a little bit, and he got to wandering". "He just got beat", Velazquez said of the Kentucky Derby victor.

Sports Tottenham lineup predictor: away at Hull City
Author: 0 Tottenham lineup predictor: away at Hull City

Spurs have recovered, without doubt, and the 6-1 win over Leicester City on Thursday suggests that they are determined to end the season on a high note. Up until now, nothing has happened. "This is the truth and it is impossible to talk about "Club A", "B" or "C", the most important is that I stay here to work with Hull City and not talk about other clubs".

Sports Conte plans fitting farewell for Terry
Author: 0 Conte plans fitting farewell for Terry

Conte has himself been linked with a return to Italy, with Inter reportedly prepared to make him the world's highest-paid head coach, but his focus is exclusively on Sunderland in their final Premier League match on Sunday and the FA Cup final with Arsenal to come.

Sports Conte says Terry 'deserves the best' for Bridge farewell
Author: 0 Conte says Terry 'deserves the best' for Bridge farewell

Ian Beach will be at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea will be presented with the Premier League trophy after their match against Sunderland. Conte brought infectious enthusiasm, new training and nutrition methods as well as a new 3-4-3 formation that brought out the best in the Londoners.

Sports Antonio Conte wants to build on a remarkable first season at Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte wants to build on a remarkable first season at Chelsea

The past is handsome if you won in your past. You can always see your past. But in the present and the future, it's not important if you are a victor. "[But] I want people who stay, every day, concentrated and to prepare for a new win". "We were all very united and we all wanted to have a great season after last season's result".

Sports Wenger's future will be decided after FA Cup
Author: 0 Wenger's future will be decided after FA Cup

The Toffees have struggled away from home, enduring a seven-game winless run on the road, and with nothing to play for they may well come unstuck. Allegri has been touted as one of the front runners to take over at the Emirates Stadium should Wenger depart - news of which is said to be announced after Arsenal's FA Cup match against Chelsea.

Sports Cavaliers pummel Celtics in record-setting fashion
Author: 0 Cavaliers pummel Celtics in record-setting fashion

After Wednesday's Game 1 loss, the Celtics pledged to start faster and be more competitive. BOSTON - The Cleveland Cavaliers set a slate of records against the historic Boston Celtics franchise with their 130-86 Game 2 victory in the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.

Sports Liverpool can attract top talent, says manager Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool can attract top talent, says manager Klopp

Conceding goals has also been a problem for Liverpool this season as they have let in the most goals out of all the teams now occupying the top four places. Despite the ramifications, Klopp insists the weekend's finale does not have increased pressure on it and that Liverpool's preparation has been no different.

Sports Tony Dungy: NFL teams don't see Colin Kaepernick as good enough QB
Author: 0 Tony Dungy: NFL teams don't see Colin Kaepernick as good enough QB

Harry Edwards, who's a sociologist, came up with the idea to have Kaepernick's memorabilia displayed, and it'll be part of an exhibit that'll focus on those athletes who've made a social impact. But he says, "If they are stupid enough to make a martyr out of Kaep, it's going to get even more interesting". Yet Kaepernick, who has continued his support of numerous charitable and community-based programs this offseason, has surely demonstrated the Ali spirit.

Author: 0 McGirt, Hughes tied for lead at Players Championship

It was a solid start for the former world number one, who has just one top-10 finish in 2017. The timing could have been better, but then McGirt realized he had waited his entire career to win a PGA Tour event, and hanging around TPC Sawgrass all week wasn't going to help his chances.

Sports Diamondbacks' Greinke has no-hitter through 6 innings
Author: 0 Diamondbacks' Greinke has no-hitter through 6 innings

Pittsburgh's offense has scored a total of four runs in Cole's last five starts while Cole has been in the game, and his NL-low 2.09 run-support average dipped even lower after Thursday. Ray has lost three consecutive starts, including an outing against Detroit on Tuesday in which he was tagged for five runs on five hits and as many walks over five innings.

Author: 0 IPL Qualifier II: Mumbai elect to field vs KKR

The second qualifier proved to be a one-sided affair as Knight Riders were bundled out for just 107. [Piyush] Chawla was good, getting the wicket of Warner, who could turn a score of 130 to 160. It's all about teamwork and we've been focusing on that continuously. "Good to see when individuals take responsibility", Rohit said at the post-match presentation ceremony.

Author: 0 Danny DeVito voices general election support for Labour's Jeremy Corbyn

The poll was conducted between May 17 and 18, but the size of the sample was not given. The Labour leader accused Theresa May of fomenting a "war between the generations" by playing off old against young in her election manifesto. "The whole discussion and the whole debate is unravelling from the Tory point of view, because people are saying 'Hang on, why are so many young people in such stress?" An earlier Survation poll for the Good Morning Britain TV show published on Monday had the ...

Author: 0 Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Castellano, who will enter the Hall of Fame in August and is known for ideal trips, also made a good move by leaving his Derby mount, Gunnevera, for Cloud Computing. The colt paid $7.40 to win after running six furlongs in 1:10.35. Velazquez used his colt's speed out of the gate to get good position early in a chaotic start that saw several horses, including McCraken and Classic Empire , banged around.

Sports Garcia's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead Chicago's 16-1 rout of Seattle
Author: 0 Garcia's 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead Chicago's 16-1 rout of Seattle

The previous time out, against Minnesota, he led 2-0 until a allowing a three-run fourth. Chicago White Sox's Avisail Garcia watches his solo home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners , Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Seattle.

Author: 0 Spurs' Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3

After losing 107-101 at home to Philadelphia in the first game of the NBA Finals, the Lakers beat the 76ers four straight times to clinch the title. The Spurs have been outscored by the Warriors by 61 points since Leonard left Game 1 with the ankle injury.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins meet Sunday in game five of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals at the PPG Paints Arena. Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his goal on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) during the second period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario.

Sports What can they learn from the Ducks and Predators?
Author: 0 What can they learn from the Ducks and Predators?

Defenseman Kevin Bieksa hasn't played since Game 1 vs. the Oilers due to a lower-body injury but appears well ahead of Eaves in terms of recovery. "This team and this organization took a lot of big steps this year". If you are in need of an example of a team that got hot at the right time , look no further than the Predators . The Predators drew even on a redirection by Filip Forsberg .

Sports Lacazette announce plan to leave Lyon
Author: 0 Lacazette announce plan to leave Lyon

Greek striker Anastasios Donis equalized five minutes later after being set up by midfielder Vincent Koziello. Lacazette has been linked with big money moves to Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool in recent windows, while West Ham are also claimed to hold an interest in his signature.

Sports Wenger's Arsenal future to be decided after FA Cup final
Author: 0 Wenger's Arsenal future to be decided after FA Cup final

The thousands of empty seats in evidence at Emirates Stadium for last Tuesday's game against Sunderland was vivid evidence of the disillusionment among Arsenal supporters towards the manager, with club chiefs hoping the changes they are implementing will placate fans who are not happy with Wenger's continued stay.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey Reportedly Files Grievance Against The Mets

The team has not said why they suspended Harvey, which has led to a ton of speculation about what exactly happened. He was 1 for 10 in the first four games of this homestand. This is just the latest episode in what has been an often contentious relationship between Harvey and both the team and the NY media. Alderson was disappointed with the outing and said the Mets will look within and outside the organization for options.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason

The Celtics, who lost the first two games of their first-round series with the Chicago Bulls at home, had won five straight at home since then before losing the opener of this National Basketball Association semi-final series. The sting of this loss, and this series for that matter, should motivate the returning Celtics next season. Celtics guard Avery Bradley admitted it's not easy for a team to lose its best offensive weapon.

Sports EPL schedule harming United's Europa League chances: Mourinho
Author: 0 EPL schedule harming United's Europa League chances: Mourinho

So, when he claimed last week before the second leg of the Europa League semi-final that he did not believe that he was gambling by focusing exclusively on the Europa League , it was a bit expected. With the Europa League final on the horizon, Mourinho is planning to rest the majority of his first-team regulars. It was the impressive run of 7 wins in 11 Premier League fixtures that made all the difference, while the Eagles made the final push by hammering relegation rivals Hull City to ...

Author: 0 Bourdais posts fastest lap of week in Indy 500 practice

For Fernando Alonso, the difference between the Indy 500 and Formula 1 is vast. On Thursday, Jay Howard (the 2006 Indy Lights champion with a dozen career Indycar starts making a comeback with Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports) finally upped the ante to 226.744mph.

Author: 0 Matt Murray: Indications in favor of Matt Murray starting

Notes: Pittsburgh forwards Bryan Rust, Patric Hornqvist and Tom Kuhnhackl and defenseman Justin Schultz have been ruled out for Game 4 with injuries. Crosby scored his sixth goal of the postseason and assisted on an another. Sullivan attempted to blend the skill and grit together with his Game 4 line combinations, as he reunited Kunitz with Sidney Crosby, moved Scott Wilson up to Evgeni Malkin's line, placed Conor Sheary with Nick Bonino and Carter Rowney, and gave Josh Archibald a spot ...