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Author: 0 Fernando Alonso one of the fastest at Indy 500 qualifying

Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi , heralded Indy 500 rookie and two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and AJ Foyt Racing driver Conor Daly will visit New York City. Now he can focus completely on next weekend's race. "While they were ordering with their windows down, two guys approached at gun point, they held a gun at Dixon's head and asked him for his wallet and his phone", Kanaan said.

Sports 'Bumrah has got all the abilities to be No
Author: 0 'Bumrah has got all the abilities to be No

I personally feel it's how you prepare at the start of the tournament, getting your combinations right. Both their wins came under Rohit Sharma's captaincy while Rising Pune Supergiant made their IPL debut in 2016 edition and are playing their first ever IPL final.

Author: 0 Bucks' Antetokounmpo named to All-NBA second team

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after making a free throw to clinch the win after making a free throw with one second to go against the Indiana Pacers in game four of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Author: 0 British Police Confirm 19 People Dead After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena

There was panic after the explosion, which struck around 10:30 p.m. (2130 GMT) Monday night as Grande was ending the concert. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims", it tweeted . "We're just lucky to have gotten away safely", she said. Greater Manchester Police are advising people to "avoid the area". Immediately following a concert in Manchester, England, an explosion tore through the venue.

Author: 0 LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

With the Celtics being without All-NBA point guard Isaiah Thomas for the rest of the season, it looks nearly impossible for the Celtics to win a game, let alone advance to the NBA Finals. basket for basket in the final minutes in one of the most entertaining games of what has been a mostly boring postseason. They stormed back in the second-half and Avery Bradley (28 points) hit the game-winning three-pointer with 0.1 seconds remaining.

Author: 0 Liverpool had to be in Champions League, says Klopp

The France global started just 11 Premier League games in the 2016/17 season under Arsene Wenger and is thought to be frustrated at his lack of playing time. He said he was "very sad" not to make the Champions League after 20 consecutive years in Europe's premier tournament, adding: "If I leave this club I will love this club until the last day of my life".

Sports Avery Bradley Shocks The Cavs
Author: 0 Avery Bradley Shocks The Cavs

Celtics Visit Cavaliers Tuesday Down 2-1 -Just when the talk about two flawless playoff teams meeting in the finals was starting to get hot, Lebron James and the Cleveland cavaliers blinked. The Celtics executed three consecutive ATOs to close out the Cavs in Game 3. Whether that happens could be determined by how James responds in Game 4.

Sports Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination
Author: 0 Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination

If Stephen Curry's comments after Game 3 are to be believed, it's more likely that the Warriors will go for the knockout punch and their third straight series sweep in Game 4 . Ginobili helped keep San Antonio close in Game 3 with 21 points. However, I'd argue that the impact of Boston's Game 3 victory over Cleveland is much more important for the psyche of the Celtics franchise in the long-term than in the short-term.

Sports Jamie Redknapp offers 'brave' advice to Arsene Wenger about Arsenal transfer
Author: 0 Jamie Redknapp offers 'brave' advice to Arsene Wenger about Arsenal transfer

Knowing that a win would guarantee a third-place finish for Pep Guardiola - and qualification into the group stages of the Champions League - his team went out ensured no nerves for the City fans. Jamie Redknapp has urged Arsene Wenger to be fearless in the summer transfer window if the Arsenal manager remains at The Emirates. Sure, a decent Europa League run next season might hide the cracks, but Arsenal can't hide from the fact they have underachieved this season.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United star reveals striker's Europa League final role

United have won three UEFA Champions League or European Cup titles in their history, the last being in 2008, but they have never won Europe's second-tier competition. Ajax should not be underestimated and have been excellent for the most part this year both in the Europa League and domestically, but Mourinho has won 11 of the 13 cup finals he's guided his teams to over the course of his career.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy six shots off the first round lead at Sawgrass

Cantlay was also one of the few who tried to drive the green at the 305-yard, par-4 12th hole. It was the highlight of an otherwise drab performance that could have been even worse after his terrible start. "It could have been really good today, but ended up just being OK", Johnson said. "It was nice to see it bounce and kind of spin back into the hole, maybe because I needed it after the start I had".

Sports Ducks face elimination in Game 6 vs Predators
Author: 0 Ducks face elimination in Game 6 vs Predators

The Nashville Predators are hoping to avoid a second straight home loss and advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time ever when they host the Anaheim Ducks as solid favorites for Game 6 of the Western Conference Final on Monday.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez desperate for Champions League, says Thierry Henry

Tomorrow we will think about what to do next season and the pressure will be the same, to try to win. At the end of the day, you need to perform no matter what is happening at the club and they didn't. "He is not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League ", Wenger told the media in his post-match press conference. Is he going to listen to other teams who are going to come and get him? He added: 'He's 28, 29 soon so he knows the clock is ticking and I'm sure he wants to be successful ...

Sports Paul Pierce says Celtics should trade No. 1 overall pick
Author: 0 Paul Pierce says Celtics should trade No. 1 overall pick

The Ball family might only be interested in one team, but the Lakers will examine a handful of prospects to make sure they get it right at No. 2. This is a deep draft and the Magic are likely to get a quality, potential star, player at the sixth overall pick.

Sports LeBron James ties record with 11th All-NBA First Team pick
Author: 0 LeBron James ties record with 11th All-NBA First Team pick

However, Anthony Davis was relied upon each and every night to carry his team as the main guy while still performing at a high level. That was announced Thursday. The 2012 Kentucky basketball national champion averaged career highs in points (28.0) and rebounds (11.8) this season to go along with 2.2 blocks per game.

Sports IPL: Rising Pune Supergiant thrash Kings XI to claim final play-off place
Author: 0 IPL: Rising Pune Supergiant thrash Kings XI to claim final play-off place

MI skipper Rohit Sharma, who was fielding at the long off boundary tried to follow the ball's trajectory hoping to catch it but found himself sitting alongside Pune players. Interestingly, the Steve Smith-led side are the only team that has beaten Mumbai Indians both times in this IPL edition and among the current sides, are the only one to have an undefeated record against Mumbai , that too in their den.

Sports Silva to announce future next week amid Watford speculation
Author: 0 Silva to announce future next week amid Watford speculation

Manager Silva gave City hope of survival with some impressive results after replacing Mike Phelan in January, but he was ultimately unable to prevent the club slipping out of the top flight for the second time in three seasons. We played a little bit different because in the first half we went to the pitch but we didn't play, we didn't put on the pitch the right attitude or the right commitment".

Author: 0 Tottenham's White Hart Lane demolition picks up pace

A 12-week demolition process will begin straight away as Spurs get set to move to Wembley next season while their new 61,559-seater stadium is completed on the same extended site as the current ground. "Third (in 2016), second (this year) and hopefully next season we'll be No. 1". It's emotional now, I'm sure when we all get home it will start to sink in a little.

Author: 0 Luis Enrique: FC Barcelona's home form not good enough for title

Ronaldo came into the game with a record of 11 goals in the past 9 final matches. Madrid are also linked with a potential move for Eden Hazard, who has shone for Antonio Conte's side this season. Eduardo Berizzo's side have gone off the boil in recent months and their season effectively ended last week with their Europa League semi-final elimination to Manchester United, although they still made Real work for the victory.

Sports Betting tips for NBA Basketball Playoffs Warriors at Spurs
Author: 0 Betting tips for NBA Basketball Playoffs Warriors at Spurs

The Spurs face the top-seeded Warriors on Monday in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals at the AT&T Center. I'd like to say the Spurs can put up a fight tonight, but I don't see it happening. But the "skilled, savvy veteran", in the words of Warriors coach Steve Kerr, has carved out a role as an efficient shooter and sharp passer, and West often plays when Golden State sends out its reserves to start the second and fourth quarters.

Sports Mourinho walks out of interview after loss to Spurs
Author: 0 Mourinho walks out of interview after loss to Spurs

The Special One saw a weakened side beaten 2-1 by Tottenham to end their hopes of a top-four finish. Despite Manchester United being set for a sixth-placed finish in the Premier League Jose Mourinho believes that his sides direct rivals would like to be in their position.

Sports United's financial muscle may prove too much for Ajax
Author: 0 United's financial muscle may prove too much for Ajax

Manchester United could opt against handing Jose Mourinho an extension should the Red Devils fail to win to the Europa League . The Red Devils face Dutch giants Ajax knowing a win will give them another trophy and a place in next season's Champions League.

Sports Man City and Liverpool beat Arsenal to Champions League
Author: 0 Man City and Liverpool beat Arsenal to Champions League

Just how competitive the Premier League was this season was proved by the battle for the top four spots in the table. In the second half Philippe Coutinho curled in a direct free kick and Adam Lallana added a third goal . But injuries and the absence of Sadio Mané at the African Cup of Nations proved costly, with Klopp declaring that had he had key players available the season may have panned out differently.

Author: 0 Celtics notebook: Isaiah Thomas joins in on Game 3 celebration from afar

Cleveland drained nine three-pointers in the first quarter alone, and led 77-56 midway through the third frame, before Boston made a game out of it. "We came to win two". On the final possession, Smart had the attention of James, leaving Smith and Iman Shumpert to get mixed up on an off-ball action that led to Bradley's game-winner.

Sports Chelsea win the Premier League Title with the 3-4-3
Author: 0 Chelsea win the Premier League Title with the 3-4-3

Addressing the supporters, Terry said: "Thank you will never, ever be enough, but I'll tell you what: I'll be back here one day". For now, though, the Blues are looking to wrap up the current campaign in style, with an FA Cup final date with Arsenal offering them a shot at double glory.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

Smith (5) celebrate against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. They led by 41 - 72-31 - at halftime and won the game, 130-86. "Yeah, I think they would have beaten all those teams, too", he said, drawing laughter.

Author: 0 Berrios dazzles as Twins salvage doubleheader split

The end result was downright ugly: 14 starts, an 8.02 ERA and a 1.87 WHIP, with the Twins going 3-11 in those games. Reynolds has a team-leading 35 RBIs, putting him in the top five in the majors, to go with a whopping 1.008 on-base-plus-slugging percentage.

Sports Ian Poulter: Poulter's closing 71 enough for two-way T2
Author: 0 Ian Poulter: Poulter's closing 71 enough for two-way T2

Si Woo Kim may have won one of golf's most prestigious tournaments on Sunday but he might be taken away from us just as he announced himself to the world. The leaderboard was desperately lacking star power, and guys like Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth, who missed the cut, failed to produce.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte targets win record after league win

Conte explained: "You must have a plan in your head because you don't (just) play a final on the Saturday, you start to play 10 days before and for this reason I have a plan to try to arrive to play in the final in the best condition - the best situation for my players".

Sports Predators wear down Gibson, Ducks
Author: 0 Predators wear down Gibson, Ducks

Goaltender Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators can't make the save on a slapshot by Sami Vatanen #45 of the Anaheim Ducks in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 14, 2017 in Anaheim , California.

Author: 0 Piers Morgan: This Arsenal star sums up season under Arsene Wenger

Wenger chose not to join his players on the traditional end-of-season lap of honour after the victory over Everton but it was majority owner Stan Kroenke who took the brunt of the criticism from the fans. Wenger will be forced to field a makeshift defence against Chelsea in the FA Cup final next weekend after Laurent Koscielny was sent off and Gabriel was stretchered away injured.

Sports Pablo Zabaleta: Defender considering joining another Premier League club
Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta: Defender considering joining another Premier League club

United's pre-season tour of the USA also features games against the LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Tuesday night's win over West Brom marked the final home game of Pablo Zabaleta's Manchester City career. Speaking to Sky Sports after the game the Argentinian revealed that it was hard for him to play after that, and his honesty in terms of getting across how upset he was to be leaving the club despite having done what he felt was enough was actually heartbreaking.

Sports Magic to hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations
Author: 0 Magic to hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

Bobby Webster was also promoted previous year (to assistant general manager and vice-president of basketball strategy) and is the leading candidate to assume Weltman's position, with similarly highly-regarded player personnel/Raptors 905 head Dan Tolzman also on board, along with Teresa Resch and others, including basketball operations and salary cap coordinator Isaac Lax.

Sports UK: Explosion Chaos In Manchester
Author: 0 UK: Explosion Chaos In Manchester

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that 19 people have been killed and around 50 injured in the blast. At least one explosion at a concert given by singer Ariana Grande sent terrified fans running for the exits Monday in Manchester in the United Kingdom, according to Variety and various other media organizations.

Sports Conte turns focus to bid for double
Author: 0 Conte turns focus to bid for double

Meanwhile, Liverpool secured fourth place in the Premier League and qualification to the Champions League with a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough yesterday. A 16th trophy could follow at Wembley, where he could yet make a 718th appearance. Chelsea had already been confirmed as champions long before facing Sunderland but the way they came from behind to win in style after Javier Manquillo had put Sunderland ahead in the third minute summed up their season.

Sports 4-Star PF Jontay Porter Announces Missouri Commitment
Author: 0 4-Star PF Jontay Porter Announces Missouri Commitment

Michael Porter Sr. serves as an assistant on Missouri's staff. "I've just got to think about it more". "We're real confident heading into this last session in LA and hopefully we get another 4-0 weekend and bring that momentum to Peach Jam and win that again", Jontay Porter said.

Author: 0 Concussion spotter couldn't pull Sidney Crosby for hitting boards

Nicklas Backstrom is leading the Capitals with six goals and 13 points, but it has been the depth players doing the most damage lately. That wasn't an issue last May as the Penguins won a pair of elimination games in the conference finals to reach the Cup on the way to their fourth championship.

Sports 5 stats to know about LeBron James and Cavs' collapse vs. Celtics
Author: 0 5 stats to know about LeBron James and Cavs' collapse vs. Celtics

The four-time MVP scored 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting and was held scoreless in the fourth quarter, as Cleveland blew a 21-point, third-quarter lead to ruin its flawless 10-0 record this postseason. It's a game we should have won, but they play hard, they scrap. Thomas joined the team via FaceTime after the win, and Crowder said the message was that the Celtics are fighting for their leader.

Author: 0 Celtics vs. Cavaliers: Takeaways from Boston's Game 3 win

Game four is Tuesday, May 23 at the Quicken Loans Arena. At first glance, the sight of Avery Bradley's 3-point attempt in the waning seconds of Game 3 doesn't come to mind as the flawless shot. "I mean, he's human, so he's going to have a night like this", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said . He finished the game with 20 points. "They're still picking us not to win, so it's going to be another test for us".

Sports Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins
Author: 0 Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

After moving to within one win of a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final Pittsburgh has vaulted to +100 on the odds to win a second consecutive title. Backup Mike Condon filled in for 1:28 of ice time in the first period before Anderson found himself back in the crease. Borowiecki, who led the National Hockey League with 364 hits in the regular season, was one of a handful of Sens who practised Monday and is hoping to get back into action after recovering from an injury in Game 2 of the ...

Author: 0 Horschel beats Day in playoff at Byron Nelson — Sports Briefly

Horschel and Day replayed the 18th hole and after both missed their birdie opportunities, Day was left with what seemed like an easy putt up hill to force the playoff to a second hole. In the end, he had to beat South Africa's Zander Lombard on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. Of course none of this matters unless you win, and despite not finishing as spectacularly as he might have liked, Horschel fired at flags and never laid up the whole way in.

Sports Jai Lava Kusa First Look Photos
Author: 0 Jai Lava Kusa First Look Photos

He also received a lot of award for this electrifying performance. In the film, the actor is said to be playing three different roles and sports different looks. Two actresses Rashi Khanna and Niveda Thomas are playing the female lead. Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Pradeep Rawat, Jayprakash Reddy, Prabhas Sreenu, Praveen and Hamsa Nandini will also be seen in supporting artist for this movie.

Author: 0 Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Finals

Aberg swiftly tucked a rebound past Anaheim's Jonathan Bernier while diving at a full stretch to give the Predators a 2-1 lead with 11:01 remaining in the third period of Game 5. "We have won in Nashville before, and there is no reason we can not go into that building and win on Monday", Carlyle said. "And not having to do any more travel immediately would be, I think it would be a benefit for our team".

Author: 0 Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs

When the two teams left Boston after Game Two, the Cavs had beaten the Celtics by 44 points for the most lopsided win in Eastern finals history, a defeat that both stung and inspired Stevens' side. He was held scoreless in the fourth quarter. Warriors go for sweep • Golden State is one win away from sweeping San Antonio and gaining a spot in the NBA Finals, and the reeling Spurs figure to be without forwards Kawhi Leonard and David Lee when they host Game 4 on Monday night.

Sports F1 great Alonso to start 5th in Indy 500 debut
Author: 0 F1 great Alonso to start 5th in Indy 500 debut

However, Alonso says his success a week ahead of the May 28 race was despite of - rather than thanks to - the Honda engine's reliability, including a last-minute engine change. "We had an "over-boost" problem", Alonso said of the last minute bumps in the road leading up to the "Fast Nine". "I went one gear down and started again picking up the speed, and I crossed the line [faster than expected]".

Sports Europa league success crucial for Mourinho's reputation
Author: 0 Europa league success crucial for Mourinho's reputation

Losing the Europa League final is a prospect that doesn't bear thinking about at Manchester United . According to Simon Mullock of the Sunday Mirror , Manchester United will offer manager Jose Mourinho a new contract if and only if he can guide the team over the line against Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Short-handed Celtics stun Cavs in Game 3

When the two teams left Boston after Game 2 , the Cavs had beaten the Celtics by 44 points for the most lopsided win in Eastern finals history. On watching Bradley's three-pointer bouncing on the rim: "Thank God it's bouncing on the rim because that's taking time".

Author: 0 Hamilton: I sensed Vettel was angry

It wasn't as happy a day for several other drivers, including Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen who crashed out. Hamilton then produced a great move to pass Vettel at the start of lap 44, powering past him on the outside of the straight, leaving his rival feeling helpless to resist.