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Sports White Sox starter Shields about ready for rehab assignment
Author: 0 White Sox starter Shields about ready for rehab assignment

The teams waited out an 85-minute delay at the start of Game 2. Meanwhile, the second game of the doubleheader is still scheduled to be played Friday night, the White Sox announced. Rodon has been sidelined all season. Buck Farmer and Mike Pelfrey had been slated to start the afternoon game. Tyler Danish will pitch the second game for Chicago , with Michael Fulmer going for Detroit.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers aim to stop Boston Celtics' momentum

After the wake-up call that was Game 3 for James and the Cavaliers , both parties should fare well in Game 4. He was held scoreless in the fourth quarter and was limited to three points in the second half. He's responded in the next game with mixed results, going 4-5 with averages of 24.8 points on 41.8 percent shooting, 8.4 rebounds and 6.4 assists. "He saw Bron went out, and he wanted to put the team on his shoulders", Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue said.

Author: 0 Johnson leads Mumbai to third IPL title

It is that recovery, and players stepping up when needed, that Rohit is really proud of as Mumbai clinched their third IPL title in the competition's 10 year history . They just hung, hung in and created enough pressure to get across the line but it was just a great final. A disappointed Supergiant captain Steven Smith said: " It's a hard one to swallow ".

Author: 0 Gautam Gambhir's Heartfelt Message To Kolkata Fans After IPL Exit

Given a chance to bowl first after Rohit Sharma won a crucial toss , MI bowled out Kolkata Knight Riders for a poor 107 at the Chinnaswamy Stadium and then knocked off the required runs with 33 balls and six wickets to spare. Karn did his reputation no harm as he ended with figures of 4-0-16-4. Ishank Jaggi (28) and Surayakumar Yadav (31) put on 56 runs for the sixth wicket in 47 balls, during which they belted five fours and one six, and saved KKR from further embarrassment.

Sports Man United win Europa League
Author: 0 Man United win Europa League

I'm happy that I scored here today in the final because everyone was saying, "You're going to score in the final" and after the last game against Celta Vigo I was dreaming about scoring in the final and I did. Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 with goals from both halves from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan . "It's just a football game, just a trophy , but if we can support them with this just 1%, it's enough for us".

Author: 0 Bomber Salman Abedi planned Manchester attack for a year

Salman Abedi's acquaintances were stunned to learn that he was the man believed to have carried out a suicide bombing at a concert hall this week, killing 22 people. He said the man used to wear traditional white Islamic dress, was aged in his 20s, 6 ft. Police and security services found further explosives in extensive raids on Wednesday.

Author: 0 No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals

He did it with a three-pointer late in the third quarter - the first of a string of three straight from beyond the arc. Let the hype, and the waiting, begin: Game 1 isn't until June 1. "But they tested us every single minute, and we needed that". Bradley promised that the Celtics would be better in 2017-18. It soon grew to 32 and then to 35 by the end of the quarter.

Author: 0 Man United beat Ajax 2-0, win Europa League

We have won a trophy the club has never won so we are really happy". "We go to the Champions League by winning a trophy , not by finishing second, third or fourth", Mourinho said, a comment clearly serving as a little dig at Tottenham, City, and Liverpool.

Sports Cavs remain humble with chance to close out Celtics in Game 5
Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to close out Celtics in Game 5

It was also eerily reminiscent of Game 5 of the 2010 conference semifinals against the Celtics at home. James had his worst night of the playoffs in Game 3, scoring only 11 points on 4 of 13 shooting. Kelly Olynyk had 15 points off the bench for Boston . It wasn't just James' 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting that killed Cleveland , although it was surprising, given the 68 points he'd scored in the first two games of this series.

Sports Zlín celebrates Manchester United win and Europa League qualification
Author: 0 Zlín celebrates Manchester United win and Europa League qualification

Midfielder Juan Mata added: "It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered". "I think there's a big difference in the physical way they (United) play, but its not a matter of strength - it's how you use your body, which we have to learn", Bosz said.

Author: 0 Unsung Heroes Step Up On The Big Occasion For Manchester United

Speaking at an event in Glasgow to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Celtic becoming the first British team to win the European Cup in 1967, the Scot hailed Jose Mourinho's side. Rooney, 31, is contracted to United until 2019 but it has been speculated he could move away from Old Trafford this summer, after making 15 Premier League starts this season.

Author: 0 Warriors listed as favorites to win NBA Finals

LeBron James was whistled for his fourth foul with almost seven minutes left in the first half Tuesday, sending him to the bench early in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. It soon grew to 32 and then to 35 by the end of the quarter. LeBron James passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer in the playoffs.

Author: 0 Melania swats away Trump's hand once again

While the debate over Trump-Melania relationship never dies down, this time it got fueled after Melania's refusal to hold hands with her husband. Twitter users have their own theories. This time, it was in Rome. And instead of gently explaining why, she just swats him away, removing the need for pointless conversation. But then, this is not the first time that being Mrs Trump has caused her trouble.

Sports Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid inch closer to La Liga title
Author: 0 Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid inch closer to La Liga title

Zidane had been changing the team's rotation over the last few months as Madrid also played the decisive stages of the Champions League. The result means Barcelona now need to beat Eibar on Sunday and hope Malaga can upset Madrid , or Los Blancos will secure their first Primera Division title in five seasons.

Sports Injured Man Utd star Ibrahimovic will attend tonight's Europa League final
Author: 0 Injured Man Utd star Ibrahimovic will attend tonight's Europa League final

But Mourinho dismissed speculation that the late substitution symbolised a final swansong for the 31-year-old, insisting that Rooney remains an "important player" at the club. That's the most important thing because this is a collective trophy. Speaking after their win last night, Ibrahimovic was coy on his future but refused to rule out extending his Premier League stay.

Sports Two Husker football players arrested on drug charges in Florida
Author: 0 Two Husker football players arrested on drug charges in Florida

KETV 7 in Nebraska (the ABC station) reports Stanley Morgan Jr . was arrested on May 6th in Florida and charged with felony possession of marijuana. The affidavit says Morgan admitted to the officer the marijuana was his, and that he had bought it when he went to Florida to vacation. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletics department said Friday that head football coach Mike Riley and the department were aware of "a recent incident in Florida involving Stanley Morgan Jr." and would ...

Author: 0 Risky Chelsea return paid off - David Luiz

His £30m deadline day transfer to Chelsea was seen as a shock, with many sceptical of the impact he would have back in the Premier League after an inconsistent first spell. 'I would assume that there, on the pitch, the rule is: your death, my life. "I think last season was not a good season for Chelsea and this season we did great since the beginning, not just because of me, I think because of everybody", insisted Luiz.

Author: 0 Players Championship: Danny Willett withdraws because of injury

McIlroy feels his latest problem could have been caused by too much practising late last week following three weeks away from golf for his wedding and honeymoon. J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley used precise shots into the Island green to insure the co-lead of The Players Championship entering Sunday's final round.

Author: 0 Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester bomb

Team bosses planned an open-top bus tour in the capital, to celebrate their Premier League title, which was due to take place on May 28. The Gunners missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in two decades when they finished fifth in the Premier League .

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

Sunday, 28 May (AEST) @ Wembley Stadium, London - 2.30am kick-off. Chelsea won 30 games in their title-winning season which is more than any other Premier League champion since the division's inception in 1992. French defender Laurent Koscielny has been ruled out of the FA Cup final after he received a straight red card on the weekend following a reckless challenge on Everton forward Enner Valencia .

Sports Mourinho Relishes Man Utd Europa Victory
Author: 0 Mourinho Relishes Man Utd Europa Victory

Europa League glory also means United join Ajax , Bayern Munich and Juventus as the only clubs to have won all three major UEFA trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup, as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup.

Author: 0 Jose proud of players as football put in perspective

He said, "This is the most important trophy of my career because it's the last (in line) and the last one is always the most important". Just look at the team history, the world class players on the team, and even the manager (even though I despise him).

Author: 0 Nicky Hayden, ex-MotoGP champion, dead at 35

He spent much of his professional career racing Hondas, including his AMA Superbike Championship in 2002 and MotoGP World Championship in 2006. Our condolences go out to his family, friends, and fans around the world. Hayden was in Italy after a race in Imola. Hayden entered MotoGPin 2003 and won the world championship in 2006, with a narrow win over Valentino Rossi , who had won the title five times in a row.

Sports Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal fans to abandon boycott
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal fans to abandon boycott

The Hammers have not had the best season, but their 1-0 win over then-Premier League title contenders Tottenham Hotspur nearly a fortnight ago made them more of a threat against the Reds. Liverpool will be assured of a top-four spot if they equal or better Arsenal's result this weekend's set of fixtures. Arsenal go into the game packed full of confidence, however as stated, their fate relies on the form of both Liverpool a Manchester City above them.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Defending champions Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Spain's Garbine Muguruza pose in front of the cups during the draw of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Paris . 1 since the rankings were introduced in 1973. "Andre is a flawless fit for me now in every aspect", Djokovic said in a news conference at Roland Garros on Friday.

Author: 0 Cavs roll past Boston, headed back to Finals

They extended their string of victories in potential closeout games to a league-record 13 with a 135-102 triumph. James had overtaken Michael Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer on a deep three-pointer late in the third quarter.

Author: 0 Kane score 4 as Tottenham rout Leicester 6-1

Already assured of second-place in the league table, the Lilywhites could have been forgiven for taking it easy but against last season's champions, they turned on the style in the final 30 minutes. On the quarter-hour mark, Son blazed over the crossbar with just Kasper Schmeichel to beat, before Kane curled wide after dispossessing Yohan Benalouane .

Author: 0 Cortez Kennedy, former Miami Hurricane, dies at 48

The cause of death is unknown at this time, but Heavy will have further details as they are released. A product of Rivercrest High School in Wilson, Arkansas, Kennedy was inducted into the Northwest Mississippi Junior College Hall of Fame and was an All-American at Miami in 1989.

Author: 0 Knight Riders end defending champions Sunrisers' run in IPL

Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. MI reaped the rewards for being aggressive at the start of the match . Jasprit Bumrah benefitted from the pressure built at the other end as Chris Lynn held out to long-on in the second over. Sharma grabbed 4-16 off his legspin bowling while Bumrah took 3-7 as Knight Riders were bowled out for 107 in 18.5 overs. Apart from Karn and Bumrah , former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson (2/28) was Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga (1/24) bowled brilliantly for ...

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho overjoyed after Man United's emotional Europa League win

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has reflected on his first season in charge of the Red Devils , as his side lifted the Europa League on Wednesday night, after seeing off Ajax 2-0 in Stockholm . "They put on a block and stayed way from everything and concentrated on a football match, which we did very well". United will be among the second seeds in the draw for the group stage of the Champions League in late August.

Author: 0 Cavs advance to finals, James surpasses Jordan in playoff scoring

Golden State failed to cover in Game 1s against the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs, and Cleveland is 5-0-2 against the spread on the road this postseason. "I respect all of my teammates". Then, the Celtics played tough for two-and-a-half quarters in Game 4 before the Cavs dominated down the stretch to take a 3-1 series lead.

Author: 0 Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

For as much as the Celtics accomplished this season, from Thomas' rise to superstardom to Al Horford's helpful fit and progress up and down the roster, they sit in the latter category for now. If the Cavaliers make even two more runs to the Finals , which seems comfortably in the realm of possibility, James will be more than 1,000 points ahead of his competition.

Sports LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'
Author: 0 LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

The Warriors, who beat Cavs for the 2015 championship before losing the rematch in 2016, are 12-0 in this year's playoffs. After the Warriors added Kevin Durant last summer, many believed another meeting between the Warriors and Cavs was predestined before the season even began.

Author: 0 Cavs' Smith expects 'better' LeBron in Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates his three point basket during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics , on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. "What I mean by chip away is not try to get back into the game with one shot". "We're happy and excited, but we didn't come to just win one game", Boston's Jaylen Brown told CSNNE.com following the win.

Sports Zimmer ready to coach despite his eye woes
Author: 0 Zimmer ready to coach despite his eye woes

Zimmer missed this week's OTAs while recovering from his eighth surgery since last fall on his right eye. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer wasn't at the team's Organized Team Activities this week, but quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was in attendance and, as seen in a video posted on the Vikings website, working on the field.

Author: 0 NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. It will be the third consecutive Finals to feature these two teams with the first two series being split. "I told our guys: 'We made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be, '" he said. "We want to enjoy this and live in the moment because this isn't a given to get to the Finals".

Author: 0 Cavs dominate Celtics 135-102 to advance to NBA Finals

Bradley's game-winning three-pointer with 1/10 of a second left on the clock in Game 3 kept the series alive for another game in Boston . James also became the all-time leading scorer in playoff history, surpassing Michael Jordan . 43 points set a Cavs playoff record for the most points scored in a quarter. The Cavs star was a flawless 5-for-5 from the field and paced his club with 11 first-quarter points to go along with six assists and four rebounds.

Sports Ajaxed : Man United beat Ajax to claim Europa League title
Author: 0 Ajaxed : Man United beat Ajax to claim Europa League title

This resulted in a 1-0 break by the most successful club of English football . Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana had a clash with his teammate in an attempt to clear the ball, while leaving an empty net in front of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba , whose shot went off the post.

Sports Support Nashville Predators in Playoff Rounds
Author: 0 Support Nashville Predators in Playoff Rounds

Game 3 is Tuesday night in Nashville , where the Predators have won nine straight playoff games dating to a year ago, including a league-best 5-0 this postseason. Perry opened the scoring on the ensuing Ducks power play, leaving the home crowd noticeably upset. The Predators overcame back-to-back canceled-out goals in that rush to succeed, and there are at least some who wonder if they were crashing Gibson's net in a way that wasn't quite innocent.

Author: 0 LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's play-off scoring record

James , who also had eight rebounds, eight assists, three steals and a blocked shot, then talked about "the beast of an opponent" that is waiting. In the National Hockey League, the Pittsburgh Penguins bested the Ottawa Senators 3-2 Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to take the series.

Author: 0 Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

James will appear in his seventh consecutive Finals as he seeks his fourth title. King James has another throne and his Cleveland Cavaliers are through to another National Basketball Association final. James, who earlier on Thursday suggested comparisons were only for "barbershops", tried to sidestep the Jordan topic. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just seeing what he was able to accomplish", LeBron told reporters.

Author: 0 Cavaliers and Warriors meet in Finals again

James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cavaliers routed the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title. The second quarter offered little relief for Boston . Now they get to break their tie. The Bench: The Cavs got 19 points in the first half off the bench from Deron Williams and Kyle Korver.

Sports 'I Almost Destroyed Wrist at French Open,' Says Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 'I Almost Destroyed Wrist at French Open,' Says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal with coach and uncle Toni Nadal during a training session ahead of the French Open in Paris . She assures fans she will, but once her baby comes, will Serena Williams really make her way back? Matches are then played everyday until Sunday June 11 when the women's doubles and men's singles finals take place.

Sports Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi
Author: 0 Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi

Simona Halep's participation at the French Open hinges on an ultrasound on her ankle on Saturday. She assures fans she will, but once her baby comes, will Serena Williams really make her way back? Even Murray, the current world No.1, admitted that Agassi's influence will be positive.

Author: 0 Milner: Top-six record proves we can compete

Giroud has struggled for regular first-team starts under Arsene Wenger this season, despite three goals in his last three appearances heading into Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea . Arsene Wenger says his "professionalism or commitment" can not be questioned but that uncertainty over his future contributed to Arsenal failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions League .