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Author: 0 Senators force Game 7

We've entered the third season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. The series will be decided on Thursday night in Pittsburgh . If the Penguins can continue to do this in game six we should be in a great position to get the victory. "It happens sometimes in the playoffs". “If we stay away from our strengths theres no chance, ” Boucher said on Monday.

Author: 0 Arsenal shareholder Usmanov makes full takeover bid

Arsenal fans were left "galvanised", to quote legend Ian Wright there, at the fact that rumours suggested Alisher Usmanov had made a bid to buy out Stan Kroenke's shares at Arsenal . The two businessmen have clashed in the past over the direction of the club, with the Russian concerned by Kroenke's lack of investment. The Financial Times reported Usmanov made the offer last month, and that Kroenke has yet to formally respond.

Sports Instant recap: Manchester United are crowned Europa league champions
Author: 0 Instant recap: Manchester United are crowned Europa league champions

Strong defensively and a powerful presence in midfield, Pogba took the match by the scruff of the neck early on and was rewarded with a goal, albeit deflected, after 18 minutes. "We didn't", Bosz told his post-match press conference. I try to make my players respect the opponents' strengths and also to understand their weaknesses.

Author: 0 Wenger uncertainty no excuse, says Mertesacker

We'll see how well he comes out of that. The Arsenal vice-captain was sent off for a wild lunge on Everton's Enner Valencia after just fifteen minutes, leaving Arsene Wenger with an even bigger selection headache. "You could say after we beat Arsenal there (4-3 in the first game) in this manner it should be possible". Per Mertesacker will fill one of the gaps despite limited game time himself following injury.

Author: 0 Gritty Celtics conjure up a win

Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury , the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily. Boston played like a completely different team while he was on the court, and he had a game-best plus-minus rating of plus-22 to show for it. If you think this one's going seven games, then we'd like to know what you're smoking.

Sports Crafty Mkhitaryan Finish Doubles United's Europa League Final Lead
Author: 0 Crafty Mkhitaryan Finish Doubles United's Europa League Final Lead

The Premier League will have five teams in next season's Champions League - Chelsea , Tottenham, Manchester City and United in the group stage, and Liverpool in the final qualifying round. The Dutch giants were relieved to see Juan Mata's fizzing cross evade Marouane Fellaini before they flickered into life, with Sergio Romero , selected ahead of David De Gea , denying Bertrand Traore .

Sports United outclass Ajax to win Europa League in Stockholm
Author: 0 United outclass Ajax to win Europa League in Stockholm

He had already guided United to glory in the League Cup and despite a sixth-place finish in the Premier League, success in the Europa League means his side will return to the Champions League next season. There's a odd, unusual feeling about the Europa League final tonight following the tragic events that took place in Manchester on Monday. The Armenian said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals".

Author: 0 Kroenke: My Arsenal shares not for sale

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke says his shares "are not, and have never been, for sale". It added: "KSE is a committed, long term investor in Arsenal and will remain so". "It's the technical department that is responsible for that". Kroenke has always offered his full support to Wenger in the past, and it is looking increasingly likely that the Arsenal manager will still be there when the new season starts in August.

Author: 0 Stan Kroenke: 'My Arsenal shares are not for sale'

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke insists his shares "are not, and have never been, for sale". Stan Kroenke is first and foremost a businessman, an investor, a shrewd evaluator of properties, holdings, firms, brands, industries, and markets.

Sports Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League
Author: 0 Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

The Man United had two losses and two draws in the last five games. Players from Ajax and Manchester United observed a minute of reflection prior to Wednesday's Europa League final in memory of the victims of Monday's terror attack in Manchester .

Sports Browns add Ryan Grigson to personnel department
Author: 0 Browns add Ryan Grigson to personnel department

We place a premium on that experience and on his passion for football. He was sacked after the Colts finished 8-8 last season to miss the playoffs for the second straight year. After spending five seasons as the general manager of the Colts, Grigson was relieved of his duties earlier this year. Berry worked under Grigson for four years in Indianapolis.

Sports Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint at Taco Bell in US
Author: 0 Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint at Taco Bell in US

Dixon, from New Zealand, landed on the pole for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with the fastest qualifying run at Indy since 1996 at 232.164 miles per hour. It sure didn't give him any trouble. RACER's Robin Miller reports on the robbery. Fernando Alonso will start his first Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500) race in the middle of the second row after qualifying fifth in the Honda-powered Andretti racing auto for the race on Sunday (28 May).

Sports Man Utd vs Ajax: Can you guess which player is older?
Author: 0 Man Utd vs Ajax: Can you guess which player is older?

It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France worldwide and the team.

Sports Manchester United beat Ajax to win the Europa League
Author: 0 Manchester United beat Ajax to win the Europa League

That they succeeded in doing so was a testament to their strength of character. Ajax were left with little choice but to go for it but United held firm with the whole back four exceptional in their defensive duties. Both sides observed a minute's silence ahead of the match, with the crowd applauding in tribute to the victims, and the players also wore black armbands.

Sports Goals: AFC Ajax 0 Manchester United 2
Author: 0 Goals: AFC Ajax 0 Manchester United 2

It was an uphill battle after that, made harder when Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored United's second three minutes after the break. Speaking to BT Sport , he said: "We know that things like this are very sad, all over the world: in Manchester , in London and in Paris , too".

Sports Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax
Author: 0 Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax

Several of United's younger players grew up in the northern English city, where a British-born suicide bomber killed 22 people at a packed Ariana Grande pop concert on Monday evening. . The win secured qualification for next season's Champions League competition. Mindful of the risk of injury over the final weeks of the campaign, Mourinho has been careful to rest key players like Paul Pogba ahead of the final.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola's wife and children escape unhurt from Manchester attack

Despite his misgivings about City's chances against the top clubs in Europe next season, the manager was relieved to have secured third place in the Premier League and so avoided a qualifying round. "We talk all the time ". If I have 10 or 20 minutes, I will always do my best. Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero is determined to remain at the club after playing his way into the number one shirt at the Etihad Stadium .

Author: 0 Cech urges Arsenal to hold on to Sanchez, Ozil

Arsenal now sit in fifth place in the Premier League , their fate to qualify for next season's Champions League out of their hands. The Chile global has had an offer on the table from Arsenal since 2016 but has always maintained that he will only discuss a new deal at the end of the season.

Sports Cech wants Arsenal to tie down Sanchez and Ozil
Author: 0 Cech wants Arsenal to tie down Sanchez and Ozil

The Black Cats ended the season rooted at the bottom of the table with just 24 points - 15 fewer than past year. As has been widely documented of late, Arsenal will compete in the Europa League next season, after a sub-par season at the Emirates left the Gunners with a fifth place finish in the Premier League .

Author: 0 Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 against Penguins

And now, Ottawa's task is to hold them under wraps one more time , and the task of Crosby and Malkin is to break through. And to know Phaneuf is to know he's not going to let Kessel and the Penguins go quietly into the Stanley Cup finals.

Author: 0 Liverpool can enjoy their summer after securing Champions League football

The Spaniard noted City's progress in the past few years but said that there was still work to do before they were comparable with Europe's elite. The Premier League season started with a top four finish as the priority. Goals by Hector Bellerin, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey sealed victory for Arsenal on Sunday but they now have a defensive headache for next week's Wembley final against Chelsea.

Author: 0 Warriors sweep way to finals

No matter how loaded a roster, the rigors of an National Basketball Association postseason are real: this is the first time since the National Basketball Association moved to the current playoff format in 2003 that a team has entered the Finals with a 12-0 playoff record.

Author: 0 Jeff Weltman says Orlando Magic front-office post a 'dream job'

Boasting a budding star and an impressive roster of young talent, the Milwaukee Bucks are opening up their search for a new general manager to lead them into contention in the Eastern Conference. Hammond was the Bucks' GM for nine seasons, presiding over four playoff appearances and the selection of draft gems Antetokounmpo, Parker, Thon Maker and current NBA Rookie of the Year finalist Malcolm Brogdon .

Author: 0 Kyrgios sets up Madrid meeting with Nadal

Number six seed Kei Nishikori came back after losing the first set to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina to claim a 1-6, 6-0, 6-4 win, while number five seed Milos Raonic enjoyed a more straightforward 6-4, 6-4 victory against Giles Muller.

Sports Giants ink Devin Taylor
Author: 0 Giants ink Devin Taylor

Despite having been a member of the Washington roster for the past three seasons, he has played on one-year deals each time. Last season, he only had 4.5 sacks as a full-time starter. That group includes Kerry Wynn , Romeo Okwara , Owa Odighizuwa and rookie Avery Moss. He began his career with the Broncos in 2012 as an undrafted free agent from San Jose State.

Sports Warriors ready for 3rd straight Finals trip
Author: 0 Warriors ready for 3rd straight Finals trip

Pau Gasol #16 of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot against Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors during Game Three of the NBA Western Conference Finals at AT&T Center on May 20, 2017 in San Antonio , Texas. "I'm really happy we did what we did last night for him", Popovich said. "Overall, I think we've done a great job locking in on the defensive side, scrambling around, trying to take away team's No.

Sports Monaco win first Ligue 1 crown in 17 years
Author: 0 Monaco win first Ligue 1 crown in 17 years

Led by the strike duo of Radamel Falcao and rising star Kylian Mbappe , Monaco averaged almost three goals per game this season to end PSG's four-year dominance. Mbappe, voted Ligue 1's young player of the year, scored six in six as Monaco reached the semi-final stage, eventually losing to Juventus over two legs.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record — Madrid Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates scoring a point in the final of the Madrid Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem in Madrid , Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Returning the ball is hard, especially when he hits it so high. "Let's respect his level right now because it's true that perhaps it's not as high as it used to be, but I'm telling you, it's been a lot of years, and I know because I've been in his skin, being up there every single week, being No.

Author: 0 Dale Jr's Last NASCAR All-Star Race

According to RJ Kraft of NASCAR, there were 70 laps in Saturday's race to honor the 25th anniversary of the 1992 All-Star Race, which was also 70 laps and the first one under the lights. Others will save the tires for the shootout, as they try to weave through traffic to regain track position and chase the money. All-Star events in any sport are always tricky.

Author: 0 For Manchester Bombing Suspect, Libya Was Frequent Destination

Rudd also said it was "irritating" that information about the investigation into the bombing had been leaked by USA security sources before the British police were ready to go public with it. He said the man is named Adel and is in his 40s, with a wife and several children. "In some of my conversations that I've had with people who are following this very closely, the feeling is that they were aware of the bomber, but they didn't think that he had the ability to pull off something like this, ...

Sports NASCAR Hall of Fame class announced
Author: 0 NASCAR Hall of Fame class announced

Jarrett would go on to win another Daytona 500 in 2000, a year after winning the NASCAR premier series championship - all in Yates-owned Fords. CHARLOTTE, N.C. Hornaday (38 percent) the first inductee who made his mark in the Truck Series. Ken Squier - Legendary radio and television broadcaster and inaugural victor / namesake of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence.

Author: 0 How Kyrie Irving dominated Game 4

Irving scored a remarkable 42 points in the game, a career playoff high. The 6-foot-10 Love knew his job was to get the ball off the backboard and into the hands of Irving and James. The free throws came in the middle of a 9-1 Cleveland run that gave them a 77-72 after an Irving jumper went down with 1:49 to play. "I'm telling my guys on the court the whole entire game, we've seen this before, we've been through this, we've experienced this, and we're going to get through this, and ...

Author: 0 Derek Jeter gives emotional speech as Yankees retire No. 2 jersey

They would tally one more run on a homer off of the bat of Brett Gardner, and Adam Warren would earn the win for the Yankees. Mariano Rivera 's No. Tanaka (5-2), who had won his last five starts and accustomed to being cheered by the fans at Yankee Stadium, was booed off the mound after surrendering four home runs, including a first-inning grand slam to Alex Bregman in the second game of a doubleheader.

Sports Manchester attack scars Europa League final
Author: 0 Manchester attack scars Europa League final

With the game played in the shadow of Monday's bomb attack at a pop concert in Manchester, which left 22 dead and 64 injured, Bosz said his players were influenced by that event. "It's bad what happened there". Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany wrote on Twitter: "I would like to express my deepest condolences to the families of the victims.

Sports Jacoby Ellsbury Leaves Game vs. Royals with Concussion, Neck Injury
Author: 0 Jacoby Ellsbury Leaves Game vs. Royals with Concussion, Neck Injury

During the Yankees' game against the Royals at the Stadium, Alcides Escobar launched a shot that sent Ellsbury retreating until he caught it on the warning track, as arm and head banged against the wall. Ellsbury was down for an extended period and was checked by a NY trainer. He was replaced defensively in the top of the second by Aaron Hicks . The Yankees entered Wednesday in first place in the American League East with a record of 26-17.

Sports Tampa to host 2021 Super Bowl
Author: 0 Tampa to host 2021 Super Bowl

The stadium was set to open in 2019, but heavy rains have delayed construction and pushed back its debut to the summer of 2020. The NFL's championship game, which is the most watched television event of the year in the United States, will now be played at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium while Los Angeles will host the Super Bowl in 2022, the report said.

Sports Koscielny, Gabriel set to miss FA Cup final
Author: 0 Koscielny, Gabriel set to miss FA Cup final

If Chelsea win, they will become the third club to do the league and FA Cup double on more than one occasion, joining Arsenal and Manchester United who have achieved the feat three times apiece. "Usually the average life expectancy of a manager is 18 months so our total is quite unusual". Laurent Koscielny is also out suspended and Shkodran Mustafi is struggling with illness, meaning Per Mertesacker may be called upon to make his first start in nearly 13 months.

Author: 0 NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

Cleveland was down by 13 points and LeBron James was sitting on the bench with four fouls before the second quarter. It's insane to think about, especially considering how the first two games of this series played out, but if Irving doesn't turn it on, the Celtics would be going back to the Garden with the series tied at 2-2.

Sports Beckham heartbreak as Manchester clubs pay tribute to victims
Author: 0 Beckham heartbreak as Manchester clubs pay tribute to victims

Former England captain Beckham, who made his name as a global superstar at United after coming through the clubs youth system, expressed his condolences via an Instagram message, saying: “Heartbreaking news from Manchester. We're numb. The events were sickening and all our thoughts at the moment are with the victims and the families affected by it. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany said that it was a sad day for the great city of Manchester.

Author: 0 OPEC-member Kuwait says oil prices won't spike

It has gained roughly 5% this month, buoyed by reports that Saudi Arabia is garnering support within OPEC for a potential nine-month extension of ongoing production cuts. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 11 cents a barrel at $54.26 at 9:47 a.m. EDT (1347 GMT). Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicate that maintaining the curbs into the first quarter of 2018 would bring stockpiles back in line with the five-year average - OPEC's stated goal.

Author: 0 NBCSN Ducks vs. Predators Game 3 Hockey 4pm PDT

A game after they virtually went scoreless on power-play tries against Gibson, the Preds did not convert on a man advantage until 17:17 into the third period Tuesday, when Roman Josi laced the puck into the net. The key for Pittsburgh in this series will be to get the first goal in as many games as possible. At least, that was how fans of the Nashville Predators had been looking at it after on-ice officials almost “cost” their team a win in Game 3 of the Western Conference final.

Author: 0 Monday's Stanley Cup Playoffs betting preview: Senators at Penguins

If you are still not convinced about Fubo TV then try out their 7-day trial free , so you can watch Senators vs Penguins Stream Online. The Penguins had every reason to be confident. Some players come alive in the postseason, and Pageau seems to be finding his stride for Ottawa at just the right time . Dull, but often effective, hockey.

Sports Joanna Jedrzejczyk Picks Apart Jessica Andrade
Author: 0 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Picks Apart Jessica Andrade

On Monday, Jedrzejczyk explained why she did that on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani , the same reporter who asked the question Saturday night. "Then I'd definitely go, for sure", Andrade laughed. Round 3. Andrade catches a kick and lands a right hook. If the champ's sheer dominance didn't seem to faze the confident Andrade coming into the scrap, it became apparent as she failed to produce offense throughout.

Sports Hope to replicate this performance in next games says Glenn Maxwell
Author: 0 Hope to replicate this performance in next games says Glenn Maxwell

The home side restricted KKR to 153 for 6. They need more of the same at the Wankhede, plus a better all-round batting performance. But KKR made a powerful comeback with three wickets in the space of next five overs. Having played 10 Tests, 105 ODIs and 33 T20s for West Indies, Smith also has played in various T20 leagues throughout globe, Pakistan Super League being the recent one.

Sports Southampton beats Middlesbrough 2-1, into top 10 in EPL
Author: 0 Southampton beats Middlesbrough 2-1, into top 10 in EPL

Steve Agnew has won just one game from 10 attempts as head coach since succeeding Aitor Karanka in March, failing to prevent Boro making an immediate return to the Championship. Nathan Redmond added a second ten minutes into the second half moments after Bamford wasted a chance to level the game, slashing onto the roof of the net from close range.

Sports National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins vs. Senators Game 4
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins vs. Senators Game 4

He opted to go back to Fleury and was rewarded with a 2-0 shutout victory. According to Elias Sports, the victor of Game 3 when a series is tied 1-1 is 205-99, including a 3-2 record this year. Pittsburgh wasn't the least bit pleased Ottawa ended up with a power play after Bobby Ryan hit Chad Ruhwedel in the corner and Ian Cole got the only minor after he stepped in to defend his teammate.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton relishing 'rawest fight' he can remember after Spain GP win

Hamilton regained first place from the Ferrari driver on lap 44 and held on comfortably despite his soft tyres degrading as Vettel's medium compounds maintained condition. "I think it was just the rawest fight that I can remember having for some time for which I loved". So I think we can be very happy, but today we're not entirely happy because the win was there, the auto was good enough, but the way the race happened it wasn't meant to be.