by | May 26, 2017 | 15:26

Writing in his BBC Sport column, Crooks was detailing the players in his team of the season, and praised Coutinho for an outstanding campaign, but also suggesting that qualifying for the Champions League was essential for Jurgen Klopp to hold onto the Brazilian playmaker.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:51

Patrick van Aanholt put the nail in the Hull coffin on 90th minute, scoring Palace's 4th goal and the 1000th goal of the Premier League this season. The final blow to Silva's side came in the last minute as James McArthur's through-ball sent fellow substitute Van Aanholt clear to calmly place a shot beneath Jakupovic.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:08

It's a competition which the likeable Spaniard has an instant affinity with as he contemplates being part of a history-making Gunners team should they win Saturday's Final against Chelsea . If the German worldwide is ruled out, then Wenger will have little option but to call upon Per Mertesacker and hand him his first start of the season.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:40

Others who found the aqua were Kyle Reifers, Tyrrell Hatton, Grayson Murray, Fabian Gomez, Keegan Bradley, Vijay Singh, Robert Garrigus, Jason Kokrak, Steve Stricker, Tommy Fleetwood, Vaughn Taylor, Danny Willett , Brooks Koepka, Charley Hoffman, Matthew Fitzpatrick and Freddie Jacobson.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:08

Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the Premier League began in 1992 and they became the first Premier League team to register 30 victories in one season. "Obviously in the future I hope I will be playing three games in a week. If we have this in the same proportion as Arsenal or more , we have the possibility to win or do the double".

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:10

I always give everything to my clubs and my club is Manchester United . This was Mourinho's way of reiterating that, while Tottenham, Manchester City and Liverpool may have finished above them in the Premier League , none of those clubs won a trophy and that United managed to deliver Champions League qualification while also adding the silverware their rivals crave.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:03

LeBron James needed 28 points Thursday night to surpass National Basketball Association legend and one of the all-time greatest to play the game, Michael Jordan , in career playoff points and he did so in a decisive manner. LeBron James looks to attack against Terry Rozier. Jordan required 179 games and 7,474 minutes over 15 seasons to score his 5,987 playoff points.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:33

Si Woo Kim won THE PLAYERS Championship 2017 on Sunday in Florida . Kim then parred the treacherous back nine - including the famous par-three 17th hole featuring an island green - to clinch a three-shot victory over Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen .

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:07

Ajax manager Peter Bosz was left unimpressed by Jose Mourinho's Manchester United in the wake of the Premier League side's 2-0 Europa League final triumph on Wednesday, though he admitted his side were deserved losers on the night.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:39

Manchester United's Paul Pogba took a step towards helping repay his world record transfer fee with the opening goal in their Europa League win over Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday which gave them a place in next season's lucrative Champions League .

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:41

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals .

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:10

This is huge for not only for the club, but for the city of Manchester. "But we came to do our job and we can't avoid the happiness because when you win you go away happy and proud". "These things are bad all over the world, in London and in Paris", added the French worldwide, who was also playing at the Stade de France on the night of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks.

by | May 26, 2017 | 15:11

Garrett signed a four-year, $30 million contract last week and the Browns aren't taking any chances with him risking further injury. Coach Hue Jackson walked the length of the field to check on Coleman, who missed six games past year with a broken hand, and helped him up.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:48

All Star guard Kyrie Irving then proceeded to take the helm and lead his side back into the contest on with a spectacular offensive performance, scoring nearly at will as the Cavs gradually eroded the Celtics' lead. However, LeBron James had one of his worst games of his postseason career as he finished with just 11 points with six turnovers while shooting just four of 13 from the field.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:16

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has dedicated their Europa League triumph over Ajax Amsterdam to the victims of the deadly bomb attack in Manchester on Monday, while Juan Mata and Paul Pogba also paid tribute to those affected.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:08

Justin Schultz added the other in his return from an upper-body injury, and Matt Murray stopped 28 shots on his 23rd birthday. They will host Western Conference champion Nashville in Game 1 on Monday night. Though they may not feel like an up-and-coming Eastern powerhouse, the core of the Sens is relatively young: Karlsson turns 27 later this month, Stone is 25, Mike Hoffman and Kyle Turris are both 27, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau is only 24.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:00

Phil Kessel (81) celebrates with Bryan Rust (17) after Rust's goal in the second period during Game 1 of the Penguins Stanley Cup first-round series against the Blue Jackets on April 12. He didn't see a shot in overtime until one from Kyle Turris at 11:26 appeared to catch him in a sensitive area. "There's no guarantees", Crosby said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:46

He drove the Senators past Boston in the first round with six assists, added two goals and five more assists in the second round against NY and while slowed somewhat against Pittsburgh , still came up with five assists - including set-ups of Mark Stone and Ryan Dzingel in Game 7.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:56

On the winning goal, Kunitz took a pass from long-time linemate Sidney Crosby at the top of the left faceoff circle and sent a change-up past goalie Craig Anderson . Also on the way are intriguing prospects like Colin White and Thomas Chabot. He hoped his team would return to this point again (and perhaps beyond) by learning from the deepest run for Ottawa since Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza were franchise cornerstones and Ray Emery was still tending goal.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:27

Sens head coach Guy Boucher has said that Alex Burrows is recovering and that he will be available for Game 4 . Crosby has another crucial moment coming up in Game 4, with the Penguins' repeat hopes moving closer to extinction as they trail in a series for the first time all postseason.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:50

I didn't leave in January as the boss wanted me around the team. The FA Cup final kicks off at 5.30pm. Wenger, however, says success would be a deserved reward for the team, who finished the Premier League season with seven victories out of eight matches.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:25

On the tightest and most intricate circuit on the Formula One calendar, Vettel blitzed around the streets of the Mediterranean principality to clock a best lap in one minute and 12.720 seconds. When the auto isn't quite right you lose a lot of time in Monaco . The Mercedes slump was especially surprising considering Hamilton's smooth first practice.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:58

The siege of Marawi has sent thousands of people fleeing and prompting President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in Mindanao region. "If the people will not cooperate with the armed forces, things could get more complicated", he said .

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:24

The last contact with the pilots was made around 11:30 am. The exact location of the crash site is yet to be fully confirmed but reports suggest that the known spot where the wreckage was found is close enough to the aircraft's last known location.

by | May 26, 2017 | 14:10

We never receive any request from him and his agent. "But no regrets, we did our best". It was a shock when Monk agreed to work for former owner Massimo Cellino a year ago and a greater surprise that he lasted a season without getting the sack.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:05

James and Cavs forward Kevin Love have gone out of their way this series to praise Celtics coach Brad Stevens, who despite the injury to Thomas has found ways to keep his team in the series. "We had eight draft picks and were trying to consolidate our picks to move up or out of the draft", Ainge said, via CBS Boston. "We're right there where we want to be".

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:42

Defending a paltry score of 129 with 11 needed off the last over and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) having seven wickets, Johnson, whose arms still look like they have been sawn off tree trunks, conceded nine after Manoj Tiwary had hit a four off the first ball.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:57

The Cavaliers shot just two-of-17 from three-point range in the second half but still led by as many as 21 points at the start of the third quarter. "Kyrie came out and balled", said Jaylen Brown. It felt good. It felt good to see him smile. Odd things happen when players hit shots. He had one of those special nights.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:29

He's had a 67 percent stake in Arsenal's ownership since 2011. Mr Usmanov is not planning on disposing of his stake and the offer to buy out Mr Kroenke came from a desire to work co-operatively and strengthen the team, one of these people said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:34

Given he has spent the past three seasons injured and it hasn't been until the final few games of 2016-17 those injury struggles have seemed to get in the way of playing the way Klopp would like his striker to, the club know they can not head back into the Champions League with Sturridge pencilled in as first choice striker.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:49

Cleveland leads Boston 3-1 and can wrap up its third straight Eastern Conference title Thursday night. LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. Irving, who shook off a Game 4 twisted ankle, was 9 of 15 from the floor and 4 of 8 from 3-point range. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters-after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2.

by | May 26, 2017 | 13:12

Djokovic, who has wrestled with injuries and lack of confidence since winning the French Open last June, had looked his old dominant self when he beat Thiem in Saturday's semi-final but was unable to recapture that form on Sunday. With the victory, Zverev becomes just the ninth player outside the Big 4 to win a Masters 1000 title since 2009-when the " Masters 1000 " name was adopted and the schedule changed with Madrid replacing Hamburg as a clay-court Masters event and Shanghai being ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:28

Cleveland will play for the championship against the Golden State Warriors , the third successive season the two teams have met in the finals. With LeBron James needing 28 points to pass Michael Jordan (5,987 points) for first place on the all-time postseason scoring list, the Cleveland Cavaliers star elaborated on his personal pursuit of Jordan's legacy.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:09

It's not something we're going to hang our head on. "So when it bounced around, I was actually hoping it went in, obviously, but not completely disappointed that it was bouncing up there". Driving to the basket whenever he wanted, Irving made six layups, two three-pointers and a free throw in a dizzying span of 4:48. The last time James played an entire fourth quarter and didn't score was in February 2006 against the Washington Wizards.

by | May 26, 2017 | 12:44

We've got some young players as well who've never experienced - well, they've experienced a couple of finals, but not European finals, it was a bit different. Of course you want to play, you want to be on the pitch. Mata went on to say that the win " means a lot for him personally " as the game was great with lots of " supporters here " supporting the team and what also made him happy was the fact the team managed to win " after what happened yesterday " back in Manchester .