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Sports Martavis Bryant back with the Steelers
Author: 0 Martavis Bryant back with the Steelers

It was his second National Football League suspension. Looking ahead to the season, here are some bold predictions to expect from the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017. He said he hopes Bryant "can stay on the field". I want to throw to each one to kind of see what they can do and start developing a chemistry. Martavis Bryant looked into a reporter's eyes following his previous suspension and sheepishly said: "I am confident that it won't happen again".

Author: 0 Rising Pune Supergiant make their first IPL final

It gives the victor a straight passage into the IPL 2017 final and the loser another crack at making the finale. The Jos Buttler will not available in the Mumbai Indians . The way we fought back against KKR and Mumbai , we had a good chance to play against Pune . So, the option of Usman Khawaja is risky for the team tonight at Wankhede Stadium.

Author: 0 Celtics stun Cavs with buzzer-beater

Thomas got through the first half of Friday's 44-point loss in Game 2 before the team shut him down to avoid further injury. It wasnt worth all four. It was worth one. “You let a team like that grab momentum you nearly knew a shot like that was going in.”. After last night's shocking upset at Cleveland in the third game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals , the Boston Globe headline began, "Without Isaiah".

Author: 0 Nadal edges out for fifth Madrid Masters

But in December or January, I was not expecting to play badly, because I knew I was doing a very good off-season. "I just try to go to each tournament to give the best of myself, being conscious when you are in the good way, as I am this year, I have confidence and security in myself".

Sports Paul Merson: The difference between Arsenal's Arsene Wenger and Man United manager
Author: 0 Paul Merson: The difference between Arsenal's Arsene Wenger and Man United manager

Jurgen Klopp's first full season with Liverpool . He said: "The strike force and taking their chances [will be key for Arsenal] because in Sanchez you've got a guy who can score from anywhere". "They have got to be real with what's being paid to players". His notable summer transfer move of sending Joe Hart out on loan and buying Claudio Bravo hasn't worked out.

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

He has worked with his team on these situations practice after practice , shoot around after shoot around. Not just that they did it without the injured Isaiah Thomas . The Celtics were better last night without Isaiah Thomas. It felt good. It felt good to see him smile. Do you believe in miracles? "It keeps going.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Antonio Conte named manager of the year

Chelsea went on to thrash relegated Sunderland 5-1 and lifted the Premier League trophy after the 90 minutes expired. "His winning mentality was fantastic since the first day". "Obviously it's not easy to play every minute and win the league", he said. However, the incident didn't seem to sit well with Alan Shearer. Inter Milan have given up on trying to prise him away from the Premier League champions, with Luciano Spalletti now expected to take over at the San Siro.

Author: 0 Warriors Knock Off The Spurs, Sweep Their Way To The Finals

It took three more years before he would arrive to play with the Spurs and he helped to produce an National Basketball Association title for San Antonio during his rookie season. I certainly would hope he'd feel better. Golden State coach Mike Brown said it was tough competing against Popovich, his longtime friend and one of his mentors, but the veteran coach put the series in perspective during a phone call prior to the start of the series.

Sports Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers

Mauricio Pochettino has managed to take Spurs to a second place finish, one higher than last season's third. I hope to deserve this. Terry actually left the field during the 28th minute of the final match of the Premier League season, but the bookmaker paid out because they said the substitution was "clearly planned for the 26th minute".

Sports PGA TOUR: Day 'feeling good' despite play-off loss
Author: 0 PGA TOUR: Day 'feeling good' despite play-off loss

He just missed a miraculous eagle at the 18th hole that would have gotten him in the playoff with his playing partners. He hit a spectator with a wayward tee shot at the par 5 16th where he had to settle for par on the easiest hole at TPC Four Seasons.

Author: 0 Celtics' playoff hopes rest on LeBron James having another bad night

In his final season in Miami, the Heat were looking to eliminate the Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals in Game 5 when James, who had averaged 26.3 points on 59.2 percent shooting in the first four games of the series, came up with an inexplicable performance, much like Sunday's.

Sports Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner
Author: 0 Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner

Liverpool are set to play in the Champions League next season, albeit initially via the play-offs after finishing fourth in the Premier League . "Personally the biggest thing for us at City was winning the FA Cup: getting that first trophy under our belt, winning something, giving you that belief", Milner said.

Sports Jose Mourinho says people of Manchester 'will pull together' after bomb attack
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho says people of Manchester 'will pull together' after bomb attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) - The "glow" has been taken off the Europa League final because of the deadly bomb attack in Manchester that killed at least 22 people, Ajax coach Peter Bosz said on Tuesday. And Ajax coach Bosz has demanded his team stay true to their principles in the Swedish capital. Ajax were pipped to the Dutch title by bitter rivals Feyenoord, and though they made next season's Champions League qualifiers, they will be eager to add to their European trophy cabinet.

Author: 0 Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

It was the Cavs' second double-digit comeback after the half this postseason (they stormed back from 26 down in IN in Game 3 of the first round), and they joined the Golden State Warriors with two such second-half surges in these playoffs.

Author: 0 Stanley music to Nashville's ears

In case anyone hasn't heard, Game 1 of the Stanly Cup final will be next Monday at either Pittsburgh or Ottawa (the Penguins lead the Eastern Conference final 3-2). The Ducks erased a 3-1 deficit after Sissons' second goal off a rebound at 3:00 of the third period, tying the game on Chris Wagner's second marker in as many games at 5:00 and Cam Fowler's point blast at 8:52.

Sports Edwin Encarnacion's 2 homers lead Indians over Reds 8-7
Author: 0 Edwin Encarnacion's 2 homers lead Indians over Reds 8-7

The Cleveland Indians gave fans an exciting weekend, but followed it up with a dud of a game Monday night against the Cincinnati Reds . After the thriller, the home-and-home interleague series shifts to Cleveland for games at Progressive Field on Wednesday and Thursday nights.

Author: 0 Avery shot counts Late drama as Boston pip Cavs

But this to me was a flawless example [of the Cavs saying] 'We're going to win the series . Like I said, he was excited with the way that we played. Warriors: Golden State has won five straight games over San Antonio, including the regular season, which is the team's longest against the Spurs .

Author: 0 Cavaliers Beat Celtics 112-99 in Game 4, Lead Series 3-1

Cleveland's most irate fan ELPRESADOR went live on Youtube to give his reaction to the game in progress and he called Lebron James "soft as a pillow" and a "scrub" for letting a non-talented Celtics team dominate him. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, and Jae Crowder added 18 points and eight rebounds. Ginobili finished with 15 points in 32 minutes.

Author: 0 FA asks bookmakers for information after Terry substitution

Meanwhile Arsenal missed out on a place in the top four for the first time in 20 years as Liverpool saw off Middlesbrough at Anfield. "I was surprised the odds were that high". Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham demolished Hull City 7-1, and the England worldwide is the league's top scorer, with Mauricio Pochettino's men finishing second in the Premier League in large part to Kane's goals .

Sports Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit
Author: 0 Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

James took just three shots in that fourth quarter and missed them all. "Everybody did their part". All Star guard Kyrie Irving was the pick of the Cavaliers with 29 points, while LeBron James struggled to get into a rhythm with just 11 points to go with six assists.

Sports Kolarov insists Manchester City 'far and away' Premier League's best
Author: 0 Kolarov insists Manchester City 'far and away' Premier League's best

But City's shortcomings during a forgettable debut campaign in England for Guardiola have cranked up the pressure on the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach going into next season, when there will be a lot less margin for error. You have to be careful'. It might seem unlikely, but City could still miss out on the top four altogether if they lose, Liverpool overcome Middlesbrough and Arsenal improve their goal difference by at least five in beating Everton .

Sports Alli expects 'quality' Spurs squad to improve together
Author: 0 Alli expects 'quality' Spurs squad to improve together

The 23-year-old delivered a mouth-watering display for Tottenham against Leicester on Thursday night, scoring an incredible four goals as the visitors recorded a 6-1 victory. I want to be more clinical than I was this season. That's not to mention the all-round aspects to his game. Mauricio Pochettino favours a system than requires a solitary front-man, be it with a three-man or a four-man defence, and Kane has shown all the right traits to succeed in the role, whether he is playing on the ...

Sports Charlotte Hornets to pick 11th in the NBA Draft
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets to pick 11th in the NBA Draft

While it is not set-in-stone that George is even going to leave the Pacers (he still has one more year left on his contract before he can opt out), his clear displeasure with the team's direction certainly isn't a good sign for fans. Los Angeles secured the second overall pick . In other words, they managed to keep their pick. The acquisitions of Serge Ibaka and Bismack Biyombo didn't result in a dominant front line, and the pieces on the roster weren't fitting well together at all.

Author: 0 16 vs. 2016/17 - The numbers that show Liverpool's improvement under Jurgen Klopp

United's Josh Harrop, 21, scored the opening goal against Palace on his league debut while 16-year-old substitute Angel Gomes became the youngest player to feature for the Old Trafford club in the Premier League era. And we haven't even mentioned the "Invincibles" team of 2003-04 who went a national record 49 games unbeaten. It's about putting yourselves in those situations.

Sports Wenger: Future announcement after final
Author: 0 Wenger: Future announcement after final

This was Arsenal's season in microcosm, not least because the fans inside the Emirates were by turns gleeful, fatalistic or in favour of revolution. "Obviously, it helped them not to be involved this season because they could keep all their energy for the league". Arsenal will play in the Europa League next season despite their 3-1 victory over Everton in their final fixture of this year's Premier League .

Author: 0 Tottenham, Arsenal, and Chelsea stars in final European Team of the Week

Eden Hazard also found a way in through Chelsea's victory over Sunderland . While the Premier League is believed to be relaxed about the matter, content the player's withdrawal did not contravene any of their rules, the FA has now instigated a dialogue with betting companies to ascertain the precise chain of events on Sunday.

Author: 0 Arsenal fans' message for Arsene Wenger

Some other reasons where we will talk about another day", he said. "Psychologically the atmosphere was absolutely horrendous". Goals have been non-existent and it is a key reason why they have gone back to where they came from. "This group of players are remarkable and deserved to be supported in a different way", he said. 'We deserve this position, 76 points is an outstanding number.

Sports Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Author: 0 Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7

Senators coach Guy Boucher said after the game that he was just resting his players in a blowout and they would have played if it was close . If the Senators do, 22-year-old Ben Harpur, who has played in 20 combined regular-season and playoff games over a brief National Hockey League career, would suit up as the seventh defenseman.

Sports Snow angels are back: NFL loosens its celebration restrictions
Author: 0 Snow angels are back: NFL loosens its celebration restrictions

The NFL has relaxed some of its rules on touchdown celebration dances. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Tuesday the league will relax rules on celebrations, permitting spontaneous moments after touchdowns and big plays which previously led to penalties and fines .

Author: 0 Celtics throw scare into LeBron, Cavs in Game 4

Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko, top, from Sweden, defends against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland . "I feel like you have to have some type of adversity in order to be successful". We didn't keep the pressure on them the way we've been accustomed to.

Author: 0 Manchester Arena attack: Olivia Campbell, 15, confirmed dead by mother

British authorities identified the bomber as Salman Abedi, 23, according to a US law enforcement official who has been briefed on the matter but was not authorized to speak publicly. The attackers were inspired by Islamist extremism. The Islamic State's claim of responsibility, though, is being met with skepticism. It suggested explosive devices were placed "in the midst of the gatherings of the Crusaders".

Author: 0 Cavs' JR Smith expects LeBron James to 'be better' in Game 4

The loss snapped Cleveland's 10-game winning streak in this postseason and a 13-game run dating to Game 4 of last year's Finals. Cleveland started playing tight and the Celtics closed within five points at the end of the third quarter.

Sports Bournemouth near deal for Defoe
Author: 0 Bournemouth near deal for Defoe

According to Sky Sports , the Sunderland forward has agreed a three-year, £65,000-per-week deal with AFC Bournemouth . The England player, 34, joined Sunderland in January 2015, scoring 15 goals for the Black Cats who have been relegated to the Championship.

Author: 0 Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

In the moments after the Celtics completed a remarkable comeback victory over the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, forward Kelly Olynyk made a decision to get Thomas on a FaceTime connection to celebrate.

Author: 0 Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

In a recent interview, Wenger also said that not all issues and politics are known to the general public and these issues have been hard for the players to cope with. Sanchez also limped off clutching his thigh while Koscielny, who was sent off for a lunge on Enner Valencia, will miss the Wembley showdown through suspension.

Sports Celtics F Amir Johnson to miss Game 4 with injured shoulder
Author: 0 Celtics F Amir Johnson to miss Game 4 with injured shoulder

Speaking with reporters on Tuesday morning, Johnson stated that he has increased mobility in the shoulder area and that he will participate in shootaround and pre-game warmups before a decision on his availability is made. Even as a starter, Johnson's playing time has been limited this postseason. He had the biggest performance of his four-year career in Game 7 vs. the Washington Wizards with 26 points, five rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes.

Sports Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction vacated following his death
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction vacated following his death

CNN reports "abatement" is "to ensure the right to appeal for defendants". "God didn't raise me like that", she said . She said "an appeal is an integral part of the system". With the conviction getting tossed out, the New England Patriots might owe Hernandez' estate a significant sum of money. Her attorney, Douglas Sheff, said he doesnt believe the civil case will be undermined by the dismissal of Hernandezs conviction.

Sports Tianjin Quanjian play down move for Diego Costa
Author: 0 Tianjin Quanjian play down move for Diego Costa

Janusz Michallik and Alexis Nunes take a long look at how the Premier League top 6 shaped out this season. A statement on Tianjin's official website said: "During the past six months the club has not communicated with Diego Costa or his agent regarding his transfer to Tianjin Quanjian ".

Author: 0 Last-second basket ends Cleveland's unbeaten Playoff run

The Celtics also hounded LeBron James , who finished with just 11 points on 4-for-13 shooting. Tristan Thompson scored 18 points to go with 13 boards. The Celtics totaled 111 points without leading scorer Isaiah Thomas , who's done for the playoffs with a hip injury, and they received offensive contributions from Marcus Smart and Jonas Jerebko that they haven't gotten all postseason.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers find intrinsic motivation during NBA Playoffs
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers find intrinsic motivation during NBA Playoffs

Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko, top, from Sweden, defends against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland . Smith. James was eager to break down film of the game on Monday, but he was able to recall much of what Boston did right. "No message", Lue said.

Author: 0 Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

Mr Corbyn defended his tax plans, which include a guarantee of no hikes in VAT, personal national insurance contributions or income tax for 95% of workers, and insisted it was "reasonable" to look to raise money from the highest earners. Labour in opposition held 229 seats in the last parliament, but Mr McCluskey said: "I believe that if Labour can hold on to 200 seats or so it will be a successful campaign".

Author: 0 Mumbai win IPL in last-ball finish

Bumrah finished the 2017 campaign with 20 scalps, his best season in the IPL , and his emergence has given India skipper Virat Kohli a headache when he sits down to pick his speedsters in the final XI during the ICCChampions Trophy. For Mahendra Singh Dhoni , it was yet another final that ended in a defeat - fifth in seven summit clashes. The last three overs needed 30 runs to win, they lost only three wickets, Smith was still batting who looked set, but the intent was lacking.

Author: 0 Man United boss Mourinho makes heartfelt claim about Manchester terror attacks

Mourinho said : " We're all very sad about the tragic events last night ". 'We are all very sad about the tragic events last night; we can not take out of our minds and our hearts the victims and their families, ' the Portuguese said. "Following last night's attack in Manchester, UEFA has confirmed that a minute's silence will be observed prior to the UEFA Europa League final in Stockholm on Wednesday night", a UEFA statement read.

Author: 0 Marcus Smart Steps Up for Isaiah Thomas

The Celtics reduced the gap to five points at the end of the third quarter, and dominated in the fourth culminating in in the badly needed win. James posted a pedestrian stat line of 11 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Kyrie Irving had 29 points and Kevin Love recorded 28 points for Cleveland in the loss. The point guard had 17 points and six assists in the first half, when he was 5-for-6 from the field and flawless on four 3-pointers.

Author: 0 Stan Kroenke: Arsenal not for sale after $1.3 billion takeover bid

Arsenal's loss was Liverpool's gain as they qualified for Europe's top competition for just the second time since 2009. Moses is aiming for the double this season as he is expected to be in action for Chelsea in the final of the FA Cup on Saturday, May 27.

Sports Keylor Navas, Real Madrid clinch La Liga title in Spain
Author: 0 Keylor Navas, Real Madrid clinch La Liga title in Spain

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was understandably thrilled after clinching his first La Liga title as manager on Sunday. Barcelona's superior goal difference meant that if they failed to do that, The Catalonians would snatch the title, if they were to win at home to Eibar.

Sports Wenger: Arsenal win not a personal triumph against Mourinho
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal win not a personal triumph against Mourinho

The England worldwide has started just 12 Premier League games all season after slipping back down the pecking order due to injury and form. "It's the first time I leave and they're happy", he stated. Before the game Wenger had played down the significance of achieving his first league victory over the Portuguese. "The team was good, organised, we played to win and Arsenal weren't better than us in my opinion".

Author: 0 LeBron James all business at morning shootaround

Yet, LeBron had the worst performance of the 2017 playoffs (and his worst performance in years.) He only scored 11 points, his lowest offensive numbers since he put up just seven points since May 28, 2014. The playoffs were a walk in the park until Sunday night. Irving finished with 42 points, going 4-of-7 from 3-point range to go along with four assists and three rebounds.