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by | May 21, 2017 | 20:51

If Lukaku finishes the season as the league's top scorer, he'll be the first Belgian to win the Premier League Golden Boot and the first player to win it from a club outside the top four since Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink for Chelsea in 2000/01.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:24

The four teams that have manage to go through the battle and find a place in play-off's are Mumbai Indians , Pune Supergiant, Hyderabad and KKR. Imran Tahir, who is now off for national duty, was a key player for the side and though Rising Pune Supergiant have not found an equally effective spinner, they have found their way to victory in the remaining matches .

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:47

During Rafa Benitez's spell as manager, we would return to pre-season training confident that, even if we endured a bad run of results at some point, we would nearly be guaranteed to finish in the top four". "The final game is actually a final", Carragher told the Daily Mail . However, they will have an opportunity to end the season with silverware, albeit only the FA Cup again, as they fell way short of winning the title or the Champions League for yet another year.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:00

The early signs were positive for the 12-time Grand Slam champion as despite losing his service in the opening game, he broke straight back to start a six-game streak to romp through the first set. Their first meeting was in the fourth round of Wimbledon in 2014 and a serving masterclass by Kyrgios resulted in a 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 for the Australian.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:56

Whilst a host of Manchester United stars will be rested for the Europa League final on Wednesday, this should still be a fascinating match due to the amount of young kids involved. Joel Pereira, Kieran O'Hara, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matthew Willock, Zachary Dearnley and Angel Gomes are all set to feature at Old Trafford, in what will be a baptism of fire for the youth players.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:12

Arsenal were in the title race until the turn of the year when a bad run of form saw them drop off the pace to such an extent that they head into the final round of Premier League matches needing a win to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:07

That gave the Boston Celtics even more of an advantage. Well, for now, let's just file that as a false alarm. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia). Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens calls to his players during the second quarter against the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series , in Boston, Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:01

Were just going to keep pounding on that. ― Reuters picSAN FRANCISCO, May 19 ― Despite forward Kawhi Leonard being uncertain with a sprained left ankle and two disheartening National Basketball Association playoff losses at Golden State, the San Antonio Spurs vowed yesterday to fight back aggressively.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:27

And while the Portuguese coach claimed he was "happy" with his players' individual performances, he made an early exit from his media commitments in an interview with Sky Sports after Sunday's game. "We have only one match to play and that's not in the Premier League". Tottenham have once again failed to win the title and their lose of points of West Ham ensured that Chelsea had won the title once they won their game over West Brom on Friday night.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:36

Cleveland's win in Game 1 was mostly just a two-man operation by the Cavs, as LeBron James and Kevin Love took turns piling up points against a Boston defense that didn't have an answer for either one-on-one. "Can't say enough about #thelittleguy @ Isaiah_Thomas - last month one of the guttiest performances (thru all sorts o' stuff) I've ever seen". With Cleveland leading by 38 in the third quarter, Cavs forward J.R.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:50

Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones, and Ty Dillon rounded out the eight-car second round. "Just hoped there was enough pavement down there to make a move and get clear, but unfortunately there wasn't and that was the end of our day", Jones said. Bowyer was a dominant force in the first 20-lap stage. The victor of the fan vote was Chase Elliott. After winning the pole with a top speed of 189.474 miles per hour, Bowyer led all 20 laps in the first stage of the Open, with his best speed coming at ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:15

Arsenal were in the title race until the turn of the year when a very bad run of form saw them drop off the pace to such an extent that they head into the final round of Premier League matches needing a win to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:07

A team can enter the playoffs as a longshot, lose their first game, endure early questions about their goaltending and yet, finish with nothing but superlatives about their netminding. “That just shows you how easily the momentum can turn, ” Smith said. We've kind of had that feeling from the start that we had nothing to lose. You can address it, but you can make those changes on the fly.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:33

The Ducks began this game without Rickard Rakell, who did not play because of a lower-body injury. The 24-year-old Swede led the team with a career-high 33 goals this season to go along with 18 assists. "I think facing adversity today, we knew that coming into tonight, we knew that we had to just come together, play well defensively, grind it out and I felt that's what we did", Rinne said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:56

With Golden State being 9-0, alongside Kawhi Leonard likely being out for the rest of the series, most fans have already accepted a 12-0 start for the Warriors. "Personally, I expected us to take a little bit longer". One possession later, an aggressive Durant continued his onslaught, this time needing no help from teammates.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:59

Kane had been a menace all through, and deservedly shot Spurs ahead in the 25th minute, latching onto a cut back from Son following a ball out of the back from Jan Vertonghen. Leicester improved after the restart and Marc Albrighton saw an effort blocked by Eric Dier, with Riyad Mahrez forcing a save from Hugo Lloris from the rebound.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:22

He became the first horse to skip the Derby and win the second leg of the Triple Crown since filly Rachel Alexandra in 2009. "I know I'm young, but you have to have an incredible team of people that share a common goal", Brown said. Cloud Computing covered the 1 miles in 1 minute, 55.98 seconds and paid $28.80. Always Dreaming put on quite a show in Kentucky and seemed to be in good position to follow that up Saturday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:20

Thomas injured the hip in March and aggravated it in Game 6 of the East semifinals against Washington. The Celtics said Thomas did not accompany the team to Cleveland in advance of Sunday's Game 3. Last week, he earned All-NBA second team honors, the first Celtics player to be selected to the All-NBA first or second team since Paul Pierce in 2009.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:16

The rain and sun traded places on day one in Twickenham as the 16 teams battled for position at the last tournament of the 2016-17 world series. Sitting sixth on the series standings, the young Australian outfit are aiming to finish the season on a bright note after a mixed post-Olympics campaign.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:57

Getzlaf has scored 18 points in 15 playoff games during one of the best postseasons of his National Hockey League career. Laviolette only confirmed that Johansen was hurt during Game 4, but played through the injury and finished the game.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:16

Organisers of the event at Roland Garros confirmed that her doping suspension counted against her as he requested a wildcard entry to the tournament she has won on two occasions. Grand Slam officials traditionally extend wild-card invitations to well-known players who have not met the qualifying requirements for reasons such as injury.

by | May 21, 2017 | 17:08

The media voted for All-NBA First, Second and Third Teams by position with points awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. James led all Eastern Conference players with 498 points, receiving 99 First Team votes. James, who will likely be a top candidate to win another Finals MVP award if he can once again take Cleveland all the way, will get his next chance to try to be the MVP for his team on Sunday night in Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:39

Day's only bogey came when he blasted out of greenside bunker at the 14th, then pushed his 4-foot par chance just left of the hole and 2 1/2 feet past. Back at the Irving, Texas tournament that provided the first of his 10 US PGA Tour titles in 2010, everything seemed to fall into place for world No.4 Day, who has been struggling to find the form made him No.1 past year.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:42

Most believed if it wasn't another happy day for Always Dreaming , it would be a statement day for Classic Empire , the two-year-old champion and Arkansas Derby victor, who did well to squeeze a fourth-place finish out of a bumper-car trip two weeks ago at Churchill Downs.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:27

Assessing his options for Sunday, Conte said: "John is a champion and he deserves the best". "It will be a surprise, because it's important to take the best decision for him". "To start to think about next season is very risky because we have different targets still to reach". Conte's future has been the subject of speculation, amid rumours Inter Milan are coveting him.

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:32

In this season he has been very important to winning this title. When Terry last lifted the Premier League trophy, after a season-ending win over Sunderland in May 2015, he became only the second outfield player to play every minute in a Premier League season and win the title, after Manchester United's Gary Pallister in 1992-93.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:29

Cahill - who moved from Bolton Wanderers in January 2012, is closing in on 250 appearances for Chelsea and recently clinched his second league championship with the West Londoners. " When you arrive at this point of your career it's very important to feel yourself, to feel your body, to feel your mind, to feel if you have still desire, still will to fight to arrive every day and work very hard ".

by | May 21, 2017 | 16:31

No NBA team has climbed back from a 3-0 hole. It's unsafe. It's unsportsmanlike. Accordingly, the national media nearly unanimously predicted the Golden State Warriors would prevail in the best of 7 series of the NBA Western Conference Finals.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:13

When we lost these players in a period of 17 matches in seven weeks, it was the impossible job. It was not a gamble, but a outcome of our situation. Arsenal scored twice in three minutes through a deflected Granit Xhaka strike and Danny Welbeck's header to claim a deserved 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday and inflict a first Premier League defeat on the visitors in 26 games.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:56

McGregor is under exclusive contract to the UFC so the promotion would have to sign off on him competing in any other sport including boxing . Later he declared the Mayweather fight the only match he was interested in pursuing, and claimed he had the legal authority to go ahead if the UFC tried to stop him.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:17

Hall of Famer Velazquez won the 2011 Derby aboard Animal Kingdom while Pletcher was a Derby-winning trainer with Super Saver in 2010. On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest race. Now Always Dreaming will have a fast turnaround to chase history, as he's now set to run in the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore on May 20 . "He got onto the bridle really handsome down the back straight and I was OK there until the quarter pole when I asked him to run".

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:52

The Capitals controlled play from the start, as they have for most of this series, but instead of the Penguins counterpunching, it never came. Pittsburgh has won each of the three previous deciding games, the last in 2009 in Washington on its way to the Stanley Cup .

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:46

Let's take a look at tonight's Western Conference Final predictions. Sweden won its ninth and last title in 2013. It's been more like last man standing. The NHL announced the fine several hours before Game 5 of the series in Anaheim . This series would go back and forth with Ottawa winning the first two then NY the next two.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:20

Bayern added to Robben's fourth-minute opener with a sweet strike from Arturo Vidal in the 73rd minute, before Nils Petersen pulled one back. Germany's World Cup-winning captain Lahm played his 517th and final game in the Bayern shirt, lifting the Bundesliga shield for a record-equalling eighth time.

by | May 21, 2017 | 15:31

The Twins opted for that instead of a day-night doubleheader because they fly out on Sunday night to start a trip in Baltimore. For the second game, left-hander Ian Kennedy will come off the disabled list, where he's been since May 5 with a strained right hamstring, to start for the Royals opposite Twins rookie Adalberto Mejia .