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Sports Ander Herrera dedicates Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack
Author: 0 Ander Herrera dedicates Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack

United's Paul Pogba holds the trophy after the Europa League final. "We had the option of coming here to win the trophy for the first time and be in the Champions League next season". "It was hard to train yesterday but the manager told us the only thing we could do is win this for them and that is what we have done. This trophy is for them".

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers 112-99 Boston Celtics: Irving stars

The Cavs were able to lead by as many as five points in the third quarter which ended with Cleveland ahead 87-80 as Irving scored the last 14 points for Cleveland which included a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that would be the final points scored in the quarter.

Sports Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte picks up award from peers
Author: 0 Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte picks up award from peers

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte fielded a strong lineup with the only notable adjustment being the inclusion of Terry , who was making his 717th appearance for the club. Two days after a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester took the lives of 22 people, Premier League champions Chelsea announced that they have canceled their planned celebratory parade .

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Author: 0 Stoffel Vandoorne: "I feel ready and excited to head to Monaco"

Facing the media on Wednesday in Monte Carlo, Button was asked about his thoughts on Alonso's switch and whether he would follow suit, but highlighted other categories as future options to race in. It's interesting coming back for one grand prix, but it being Monaco it's very special. "I'm sure everyone is". I spent a lot of time in the simulator just getting used to it.

Author: 0 Irving fuels Game 4 comeback, Cavs take 3-1 lead over Celtics

Cavs F LeBron James trails Michael Jordan (5,987 points) by just 28 points for first place in National Basketball Association playoff history in scoring. We have to have low turnovers, and we have to try to make them miss because some of those guys play a lot better at home. Lue paused for several seconds before responding to a question about the third and fourth fouls called on James, who was whistled for barely touching Marcus Smart on a jumper and then was called for a charge.

Sports Australian tennis great Margaret Court bans Qantas over same-sex marriage stance
Author: 0 Australian tennis great Margaret Court bans Qantas over same-sex marriage stance

Australian tennis great Margaret Court on Thursday announced she will stop flying Qantas "where possible" in protest of the airline's support of same-sex marriage. Ms Court is the most decorated player in grand slam tennis history, winning a record 24 major titles from 1960 to 1973. Alan Joyce, the Qantas CEO, recently had a pie smashed in his face during a speaking appearance due to his stance over same-sex marraige.

Sports Youthful Ajax lose 2-0 to Manchester United in Europa League final
Author: 0 Youthful Ajax lose 2-0 to Manchester United in Europa League final

Dwight Yorke (1998/1999) and Ruud van Nistelrooy (2002/03) matched that particular feat in the Champions League . The Red Devils hardly raised the entertainment value themselves, but in an efficient manner typical of Mourinho's teams, they did enough to add another trophy to their burgeoning cabinet.

Author: 0 Weird and Wonderful: Liverpool's 2016/17 Premier League campaign in numbers

The Gunners boss has been at the club for 21 years but this campaign has seen his side finish outside the Premier League's top four for the first time during his tenure. The Arsenal manager admitted that the confusion surrounding his future at the club distracted his players, but does not think that uncertainty was his fault.

Author: 0 Penalty pain for Hull as relegated Tigers set Premier League record

I will give my opinion to the board and the chairman to understand what the club needs to do differently", the Portuguese said. Silva's side had almost 74 per cent of the possession in the second half but did not manage a shot on target in the whole game, and the 39-year-old was left to rue their bad start and poor decision-making.

Sports Cavs, with chance to close out Celtics, stay humble
Author: 0 Cavs, with chance to close out Celtics, stay humble

In this one, Irving scored 36 of his points following James' fourth foul with just under seven minutes remaining in the first half , which forced James to the bench. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, and Jae Crowder added 18 points and eight rebounds. Ankle grab Irving did not show any noticeable limp following the game as he walked down the hallway, stopping to hug and kiss friends and family following his performance.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Defeats Dominic Thiem to Win 2017 Madrid Open Final

Nadal will be expected to continue his dominance over Thiem later on Sunday, May 14, and given the way he has dominated the clay court tournaments this year, the Spaniard will be expected to win the Madrid Open . "I got a break in the first game", Thiem said, as quoted on TennisWorldUSA . This marked his 30th Masters 1000 title in Madrid and proved to the doubters that his career is not over.

Author: 0 Mkhitaryan dedicates Europa League victory to fellow Armenians

Even as Monday rendered football's stakes irrelevant, it oddly made this match all the more important as an occasion, but also very hard and odd for the players to prepare for. For Mourinho and many other managers, the value of the Europa League has increased massively following UEFA's decision to award a Champions League qualifying place to the victor.

Author: 0 Lue says Celtics sans Thomas more hard to defend than Warriors

Pluto says the credit goes to LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love . "He was born for these moments". Despite the challenge, the Cavs lead the Eastern Conference finals 3-1 and can close out the series with a Game 5 win at TD Garden on Thursday.

Author: 0 Celtics rally to beat Cavs

Boston's comeback was fueled by Thomas' replacement, Marcus Smart , who made 7 of 10 3-pointers and scored 27 points. They were down by 10, LeBron James only had 10 points with four fouls , and the fans in The Q must've been a tiny bit anxious.

Sports Manchester United fans celebrate triumph after tragedy
Author: 0 Manchester United fans celebrate triumph after tragedy

Pogba , who rejoined the 20-times English champions last summer from Juventus for £89 million (RM494 million), fired United ahead in the 18th minute in Stockholm helped by a massive deflection off Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez. If it was of course unfair to expect them to win in such situations, this is why they were even more determined to do. Mourinho - who has so often looked so unhappy this season - ran on to the field to celebrate with his players and was thrown in the air by ...

Author: 0 Stan Kroenke releases statement on Arsenal

The holding company for the American's interest in Arsenal , issued a statement to the London Stock Exchange on Monday following media speculation concerning its commitment to the Premier League club, who have missed out on the top four of the Premier League for the first time in 20 years.

Author: 0 John Terry 'couldn't care less about criticism' of Chelsea farewell

John Terry has claimed he "could not care less" about the criticism he has faced for the manner of his Chelsea farewell. In the wake of the heightened terrorist threat following Monday night's attack in Manchester, Arsenal have cancelled the FA Cup final screening which was due to take place at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Sports Europa League- ManU defeat Ajax to win the title
Author: 0 Europa League- ManU defeat Ajax to win the title

The boys were fantastic. Pogba , their world-record £89m summer signing, said: "We know things like this are very sad, all over the world". Tactically, Peter Bosz - who is aiming to recreate the kind of football Pep Guardiola's Barcelona played in 2009-11 - seemed to play right into the hands of Mourinho, whose very career move has been built on shrewd shutting down of open, attacking teams in important games.

Sports Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Pippa's Wedding Together
Author: 0 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Pippa's Wedding Together

While the younger sister of Kate Middleton wore a custom-made gown designed by Giles Deacon with Manolo Blahnik heels, her bridesmaids, including Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, wore custom-made off-white dresses with puffy sleeves and pale pink sashes for the nuptials.

Sports Golden State Warriors can't get caught up in distractions
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors can't get caught up in distractions

He didn't appear to be walking with a limp. Sure, the Warriors just pulled off a 36-point thrashing of the Spurs two days after squeaking out a 113-111 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals - their second-largest postseason win behind a game from 1948 when the Philadelphia Warriors won by 39 at St.

Sports [Newsmaker] Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert
Author: 0 [Newsmaker] Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

Police officers stand next to floral tributes left for the victims of an attack on concert goers at Manchester Arena, in St Ann's Square, in Manchester, Britain May 24, 2017 . Some of those reports indicated Brewster died shielding her 11-year-old niece from the blast. "RIP my darling precious gorgeous girl Olivia Campbell taken far far too soon", she wrote on Facebook, alongside a picture of Olivia.

Sports Man Utd Players Celebrate In Changing Room After Winning Europa League
Author: 0 Man Utd Players Celebrate In Changing Room After Winning Europa League

Mourinho's tally is two Champions League and two Europa Leagues, having also won the latter when it was the Uefa Cup. That's what they did, and it became clear it was what they were thinking, when the players began to speak. "Tonight was more important than sport". "For all the players, this was the first final", he said. It is some redemption for arguably the most popular football club in the world after an indifferent English Premier League (EPL) season by their normal high standards.

Sports Why I Am a Fan of the New York Jets
Author: 0 Why I Am a Fan of the New York Jets

Oh, by the way, that first season I became apart of "we", was the lockout shortened year, when we came, what, three points shy of missing the postseason? It was, and still is, the greatest moment of basketball that I've seen live, and one that has entirely informed my basketball fandom since (despite me graduating from IU four years after that game was played).

Sports He's got the reps: Prescott takes offseason lead for Cowboys
Author: 0 He's got the reps: Prescott takes offseason lead for Cowboys

The news was confirmed by ESPN's Todd Archer and Adam Schefter , who reported that "the issue stems from an over-the-counter substance Irving used in an attempt to endorse the product". Losing Irving isn't a devastating blow, but given the Cowboys' weakness is their defense, it's still a blow nonetheless. If he is found to have violated the league's PED policy, then the Cowboys will more than likely look at their first-round pick, Taco Charlton , to fill in for Irving.

Sports United dedicate Europa League win to Manchester attack victims
Author: 0 United dedicate Europa League win to Manchester attack victims

This is just football and what happened two days ago was disgusting. The second strike of United's 2-0 win in Stockholm, expertly hooked home by the Armenian from Chris Smalling's downward header following a corner, made him the only man ever to score in five different European games on the road for the Reds in a single campaign.

Author: 0 LeBron heaps praise on Cavs teammate

The Boston Celtics are facing elimination in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night, and if that wasn't enough of a challenge, the C's will have to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers with a few of their players battling injuries.

Author: 0 Guardiola praises referee Madley for disallowing Mahrez's penalty goal

Third-bottom Hull City trail Swansea by four points and will be all but relegated if they do not win at Crystal Palace - who are level on points with Swansea - on Sunday. "And we go to Watford ". "We conceded an exceptional goal from Okazaki". The second half was barren, goal wise, although Riyad Mahrez did miss a glorious chance to equalise for his side.

Author: 0 Cavaliers rebound with Game 4 win

So maybe that's what'll get the big national play today: When LeBron picked up his fourth foul (that's right, his fourth!) in the second quarter and disappeared for the remaining 6:46 of the half, Irving picked up his game. "I thought we could have done a better job of helping on the paint touch, like being over and showing ourselves a little bit", he said. "My rhythm is, for the most part, broken when you get, I mean, I don't think I've ever had four fouls in a game before in the first ...

Author: 0 James, Cavaliers look to eliminate Celtics in Game 5

But that doesn't mean Boston's path forward is clear, despite finishing the season with the best record in the Eastern Conference and making the conference finals. He had only been called for four fouls in a playoff game three times over the last two years. The Cavs chose to go under screens, giving Smart room to shoot and he burned them badly.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic to be coached by Andre Agassi at 2017 French Open

On the court, he understands the game amazingly well. 'I am enjoying every conversation that I have with him. The 47-year-old American retired in 2006, but has since stepped away from the limelight. Alexander Zverev becomes the first ATP Next Gen player to win a Masters event after easing past last year's finalist Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

Sports NYT says Russia hoped to sway Trump via advisers
Author: 0 NYT says Russia hoped to sway Trump via advisers

The president asked Rogers and Coats to push back on the idea that his campaign had colluded with Russian Federation shortly after then-FBI Director James Comey announced in March that the FBI was investigating the matter. Russian Federation is accused, as Brennan said, of not only trying to influence the election by hacking and releasing emails, but engaging in a full-fledged influence campaign through propaganda to get Donald Trump elected.

Sports Senior PGA at Trump National This Week
Author: 0 Senior PGA at Trump National This Week

It was his first win since 2004 at the PGA Tour's Buick Invitational. European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley said: "There is no question that Rory will be missed at the BMW PGA Championship but his health is the most important thing and we wish him a speedy recovery".

Author: 0 Double delight! Manchester United win Europa League, qualify for Champions League

A little more than 48 hours after the attack, substitute Wayne Rooney took over the captain's arm band and raised the Europa League trophy at the Friends Arena, the stadium where American Grande began her world tour back on May 8. "I don't know. Honestly, I don't know", he said. United had to settle for sixth place in the Premier League table following a hard season, but the victory in Stockholm saw United lift a third trophy this season after their Community Shield and EFL Cup successes.

Sports Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court
Author: 0 Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

As part of her plea deal, she will be placed on three years of probation and is banned from using a mobile phone "in any place where persons are in a state of undress or have an expectation of privacy", said judge Gustavo Sztraicher. Mesereau said that case has "been an ordeal" for his client and "she is very relieved to put this case behind her". "People are mocked, they're humiliated and in ways they can never fully get back".

Sports Betin Kenya - FA Cup Final Preview
Author: 0 Betin Kenya - FA Cup Final Preview

Conte's side, largely unchanged from the one that finished in a woeful 10th place in the Premier League last season, beat Manchester United in the quarter-finals and title-rivals Tottenham in the semis, and now face the competition's most successful club in the showpiece final.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (Game 4, Eastern Conference Finals)

Yeah, that was bad. The LeBron James-led Cavs were on a completely different level than the Celts, and all everybody could do was watch and hope the Cavs didn't win by 50. Much. Hate. It's nothing that James hasn't heard before - and trust that he does hear these things, "Zero Dark Thirty 23" or not. The positive for the Cavs , who lost for the first time in 11 playoff games in 2017 and for the first time in their last 14 postseason games overall, is that James usually responds to a ...

Author: 0 Jim Litke column: National Basketball Association short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

Considering how spectacular he has been this postseason, it was stunning to watch as LeBron James struggled mightily in Cleveland's Game 3 loss to Boston . James took just three shots in that quarter and missed them all. It was a franchise record for scoring in one quarter of a playoff game. As the Boston Celtics entered the Cleveland Cavaliers' arena on Sunday, their expressions registered somewhere between "I'm sorry, Principal, it will never happen again" and "so this is my coffin ...

Sports United players dedicate Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack
Author: 0 United players dedicate Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack

The retired Sweden forward scored twice in a 3-2 win against Southampton in the EFL Cup final at Wembley back in February. "We know things like this are very sad all over the world", said Pogba referring to the attack. At a time when we are grieving for the families that have lost loved ones we have a sport that has bought a little happiness at a hard time... "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered", said the ...

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue Says Celtics Offense Harder Than Warriors to Defend for Cavaliers

Irving's previous career playoff high was 41 points, in Game 5 of the Finals last season against the Golden State Warriors , which had been the most points a James teammate had scored in the postseason. In fact, those games should be easy to remember because they are so rare. Kevin Love also contributed with 17 points and 17 assists in the win.

Author: 0 'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after loss

Boston's 111-108 victory moved them within a game of Cleveland and keeps the franchise's hopes alive despite losing star point guard Isaiah Thomas for the remainder of the postseason. They played a hell of a game and they took it to us and we weren't able to stop the runs that they made. "We wish he was here with us, and we just want him to get better".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande cancels many European shows after Manchester attack

Among one of the US news outlets disclosing information withheld from the British press was the New York Times who published photos on Wednesday that reportedly shows remnants of the explosive device and fragments of a backpack used in the terror attack.

Author: 0 LeBron James 'focused on the present' after terrible game three

The defending champions, who shot 71 per cent in the second half to open a 3-1 lead in the series, can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston.