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by | May 14, 2017 | 06:40

The United boss, however, insists that failure to win the Europa League competition will not define United's season, nor will it determine his own success in his first season at Old Trafford . "I accept that you say that". Mourinho claimed that Bailly, who will be suspended for the Stockholm final, received the "wrong card" after becoming entangled in an 88th-minute melee.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:45

Instead, San Antonio put on the kind of exhibition that no other team in the league could produce while missing one of the NBA's best players. Morey said it was not fair to judge Harden based on a bad night in Game 6. "I feel like I was making some passes, and we just didn't knock down shots or whatever the case may be". " Just some nights, life hits you in the face", D'Antoni said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:40

Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) during the third period in Game 4 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesda. The Blues pulled Allen with four minutes to go in the game. Nashville controlled most of the game, generating a spate of long shifts in the Blues' defensive zone. Peter Laviolette couldn't wrap up the Predators media session after the team's morning skate fast enough.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:01

Moyes was named as his replacement a day later, but he had also given a hint of what the fans should expect after just two games of the season. Sunderland issued support for Moyes after he recieved criticism for comments he made to a female journalist and is expected to remain in charge of Sunderland in the hope of inspiring an instant return to the Championship.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:20

Harper would have been eligible for arbitration. There's probably a slim chance that they're able to buy out any of Harper's free agent years, but at least there's a good working relationship in place and a window for exclusive negotiation.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:27

They left it late at The Hawthorns, Michy Batshuayi's 82nd-minute strike eventually securing the victory to see the Blues move 10 points clear of Tottenham, who have three matches to play. After this win we must be happy, we must be pleased. Conte: "I think in every season there are moments you have to find always the right solution".

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:14

It was a familiar story for Kyrgios , though, who seemed to lose motivation and desire when the first set started to get away from him and the 14-time major victor took full advantage to set up a quarter-final with David Goffin . "Most things weren't working particularly well", Murray said. 55% of the points ended in the shortest range, up to 4 shots, and Nadal had a 34-25 edge in them.

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:03

And after booking their place in the final against Ajax on May 24, Mourinho confirmed the Argentina global - usually understudy to De Gea - will be in goal for the showpiece in Stockholm . "But when I saw that he passed the ball, I didn't see that one of their players was there. and as the ball eventually went behind him [Guidetti], my soul returned to my body".

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:31

Ten days ago, Arsenal had dropped to seventh, eight points adrift of the Champions League positions - albeit having played one game fewer than fourth-placed Manchester City - after suffering a painful 2-0 North London derby defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:25

Man City are aiming to write themselves into the record books as victory today would be their first-ever FA Cup win and would ensure the club holds all three major domestic trophies simultaneously so there is little doubt that a winner's medal would be the flawless birthday present for Beattie.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:41

Nadal won the encounter in the 2009 semi-finals, while Djokovic beat the Spaniard in the finals in 2011. "I've been playing at a high level for many weeks, but I know tomorrow is a day when either I'll have to play really well or I'm not going to have many chances".

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:41

John Wall and Jae Crowder got into it after a January game in Boston which very almost led to a brawl. Added Thomas: "It's a joke that [Green] said that". But Thomas, the vocal leader of the team, stood by Olynyk, who also defended himself in the wake of being called " dirty ". But I can't be allowed to be held and grabbed every pin-down, every screen.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:53

Bayern have, however, already secured their fifth consecutive Bundesliga title more than a week ago. Arsenal are challenging for a top-four finish and lie four points behind Jurgen Klopp side Liverpool . "You really cannot compare", he added. "I've said it a few times, as long as we have 11, we will fight". "We spoke about Roberto". This is definitely a must-win for Arsenal as usual, but one extra reason we should we anxious about our visit to St Mary's is the insane fact that we have ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:51

It was that kind of night for the Celtics . After getting blown out in Game 5, Washington is back to being a 5.5-point favorite in Game 6, via OddsShark . Though clearly this roster will have a different look in a couple of months, the cast as presently constituted has desperately needed these counterpoints to Thomas.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:11

Eddie Jones, England head coach, who was in charge of Japan when the Brave Blossoms overcame South Africa in Brighton in 2015, described the draw as "very exciting". Two-time defending champion New Zealand will play South Africa , Italy , Africa 1 and the Repechage victor in Pool B . " England , alongside New Zealand , was the scarecrow everybody wanted to avoid", Noves said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:53

Of Arsenal's performance at the bet365 Stadium, he said: "We were efficient up front and defensively were compact and defended well from the front. We had three wins in a very convincing way so the focus is there, the desire to play together is there and the fighting spirit is there and of course we are very pleased for that", Wenger told the BBC.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:01

They've dropped points in a third of their 18 roads games so far, but if you exclude the top-six form this then they've won 11 of 13 unbeaten matches. One of Conte's key masterstrokes was to change his side's system in order to get the best out of the players he had at his disposal, and it surely worked wonders.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:52

If the Celtics win, they would move on to host the Cleveland Cavaliers to open the Eastern Conference finals . He scored just 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting and committed six turnovers. While San Antonio fought through six games with the Rockets , the Warriors have been off since wrapping up a sweep of the Utah Jazz on Monday. "To me, it's a joke to get on him", Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Friday.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:05

Trevor Ariza led Houston with 20 points on a night when MVP hopeful Harden capped his stellar season by tying a season low with 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting before fouling out with 3:15 left. Harden took responsibility for Houston's poor performance in the postgame press conference. That will be a task for Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who did a brilliant job last summer in hiring D'Antoni and then building a team that fit his vision - including a pair of questionable signings ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:48

It was not a big night for James Harden , who finished with 10 points while shooting 2-for-11 from the field and 2-for-9 from the 3-point line. James Harden , wearing the Adidas Harden Vol. "We have to communicate even better and be more ideal because it doesn't get any easier". They just need some calculated tweaks on defense and must execute their offensive game plan better next season.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:57

How Washington failed to take advantage of such good fortune should gall even the most die-hard Caps fan. "The fan base was unbelievable". Russian hockey officials announced Thursday that Alex Ovechkin played through injury before the Washington Capitals were eliminated from the NHL playoffs in the second round by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:48

Arsene Wenger praised his Arsenal side for sticking together in their comfortable victory over Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday. Giroud, 30, scored twice in Arsenal's victory at the Bet365 and has joked that he will be a Hammers fan for the day.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:06

In doing so, the Spurs reminded everyone of how risky they can be - with seemingly any combination of players in the starting lineup - and also set up the matchup that we have been waiting for in the Western Conference for three years against the Golden State Warriors.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:28

Writing on Twitter on Saturday, former Manchester City and Swansea wideman Sinclair said: "What a team performance yet again, the fans were right behind us from start to finish". "You need to judge me all the time". STUART ARMSTRONG: One of Celtic's best players this season, he kept the midfield ticking along. 7. "The goals we lost were poor, as were the decisions which led to them".

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:31

Given this result, plus the ability of Simone to play in Madrid , she is a favorite and the upcoming semi-final. A mammoth opening game ended with Mladenovic breaking her opponent's serve, but another long-running fourth game saw Halep level things up.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:05

It was a superb clutch defensive play from the 39-year-old Argentinian, which gives the Spurs a precious lead as the series heads to Houston for Game Six tomorrow morning. "I thought it was important to keep spirits high because we were still very much in the game at that point". "I just came here ready to play", he said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:16

Conte, who afterwards admitted "now I'm a bit relaxed" after repeatedly focusing only on the next game, said: "Our worst moment was after the United defeat, because Tottenham won the game and to see your opponent only four points (behind) was very bad".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:15

A spokesman for Nissan UK said: "Like many organisations around the world, some Nissan entities were recently targeted by a ransomware attack". Jakub Kroustek of the security firm Avast said in a blog post: "We are now seeing more than 75,000 detections.in 99 countries".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:44

Laurent Koscielny, who missed that match with a calf problem, will be assessed ahead of Saturday's game . "We have to show the character again, " he said. The Spanish right-back has started just one of the last six matches as the Gunners chase a top-four spot. At a ground where they had only won once on eight previous Premier League visits, the Gunners grabbed the lead three minutes prior to the break through Giroud's close-range strike, with Mesut Ozil then extending their advantage in ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:17

Ronaldo is one goal away from scoring 400 for Real - despite them claiming he has already hit the historic landmark. Two of those defeats came in the 2014 and 2016 finals, while the other was a quarter-final elimination in 2015. "I have watched Atletico boss Diego Simeone a lot this season and he looks like someone who is coming to an end at the club, that he can not take the team any further".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:15

Aldridge became the first Spur to score 34 points with 12 rebounds in a playoff game since Tim Duncan against Phoenix in 2008. "Obviously he had a tough game, but to me it's a joke to get on him because we're not where we are. San Antonio was up by 23 after the third quarter and scored the first seven points of the fourth to make it 94-64 and send numerous home fans streaming to the exits.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:09

From Boston's perspective, it wasn't pretty, even as coach Brad Stevens credited the Wizards, who have 26-0, 22-0 and 16-0 runs in this series. Game 4 is Sunday night in Washington . Olynyk's teammates were less pleased with Oubre's actions. Everyone thought all these millennials were soft, but our playoff hero arrived to toss Celtics center Kelly Olynyk to the ground.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:33

In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks , in Nashville, Tenn. Nashville has won three of four playoff series as the lower-seeded team under coach Peter Laviolette. Ducks coach Randy Carlyle didn't blame Gibson and said it's about the entire team being better.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:18

Having struggled with the balance of his vehicle in Russia, Hamilton added he is encouraged by his start to the race weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. "We just have to get the best out of the package and I'm sure we'll have a package to fight all the year". Behind the two pace-setting silver and red teams, last year's race victor Dutch teenager Max Verstappen was fifth fastest ahead of his Red Bull team-mate Australian Daniel Ricciardo.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:35

Antonio Conte paid tribute to his Chelsea players for the revival which secured the Premier League title - although Diego Costa threatened to put a dampener on celebrations by jokingly brandishing a fire extinguisher at The Hawthorns. They looked like champions halfway through the season as I didn't see any weaknesses. He attributed the feat to hard work, dedication, commitment, tactical acumen of Coach Antonio Conte and impeccable support of Owner Roman Abramovich and fans across the globe.