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by | May 22, 2017 | 12:44

Arsenal defeated Everton 3-1 on the final day of the Premier League season but, with Manchester City and Liverpool winning against Watford and Middlesbrough respectively, there was no late surge into the Champions League places. But there was a nod to United's history when he sent out a youthful side that defeated Crystal Palace 2-0. Leicester and Bournemouth drew 1-1 as Junior Stanislas fired the Cherries ahead within the opening minute, only for Jamie Vardy to secure a point for the Foxes.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:21

I am as good as the top players in the world. Earlier, Day closed with a two under 68 to reach 12 under which was matched by Horschel's one under 69 that included a 60-foot birdie putt that dropped on the 14 hole. Hahn nearly holed out from the fairway on his way to a closing birdie to join midway leader Jason Kokrak on 10 under in joint-third, with Byeong Hun An part of a four-way tie for fifth.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:20

Espinosa was out on the play. Trout launched a two-run homer off Mets starter Tommy Milone in the top of the second inning and added an RBI double in the top of the third. "That's obvious", Milone said. "From my vantage point, it looked like most of the balls were up and over the plate", Collins said. Zack Wheeler asked for an extra day in between starts and Jacob deGrom may need one for his blister, so like it or not, Milone is here to stay.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:02

Thiem nearly broke again early in the second set but Nadal managed to save two break points and go on to hold his serve. The Taiwanese-Swiss pairing defeated Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia and Abigail Spears of the USA 6-2, 6-4 to stay on track for back-to-back titles after winning the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday last week.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:35

Chelsea wrapped up the Premier League title against West Brom on Friday night and can make it a flawless debut season for Conte by winning the FA Cup as well. "Obviously next year there is a new goal, with the Champions League coming for us", Courtois added. Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard has warned that the Premier League champion will face "a big test" to continue its dominance next season.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:12

Will star Storm fullback Billy Slater win a State of Origin recall? "He's obviously not happy about the decision but he's accepted it, he said "whatever's best for Queensland", he said. "Jonathan Thurston is under a fitness cloud", Walters said at the team announcement on Monday. "He's highly unlikely. We're preparing to play the game without Johnathan Thurston ", he said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:17

The Cavaliers dropped to 10-1 in the postseason with their first loss since Game 4 of last year's Finals. Love's pass barely grazed the tips of Celtics forward Marcus Smart's fingers as it fell into the waiting hands of James under the Cleveland basket.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:28

Those critics will doubtless interpret Mourinho's behaviour as a sign that the experienced manager is feeling the pressure ahead of the Wednesday final where victory will guarantee United's Champions League football next season. The 21-year-old - who became the 100th player to score a Premier League goal for Manchester United - bent a terrific finish into the corner to make the flawless start to his United first-team career.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:40

The Star Tribune reports (http://strib.mn/2pXiUxn ) that Zimmer says he had the surgery Wednesday. The Vikings coach revealed Saturday he recently had his eighth surgery since scratching his right eye in an October 31, 2016, game at Chicago.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:21

We'll talk in the next few days. In his post match interview, Allardyce said: "We were all very nervous today but those nerves were used in a positive way". City headed to Selhurst Park knowing only victory would do to take the relegation scrap to the final day following Swansea City's triumph at Sunderland the previous day.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:39

Pole-sitter Hamilton lost the lead to Vettel at the start only to regain the lead from the Ferrari driver in the final stages of a compelling race to seal his second victory of the year. This crash resulted in suspension damage on the Ferrari and the Red Bull, thus eliminating Raikkonen and Verstappen from the race. Hamilton recovered from losing the lead to Vettel at the start by reclaiming first place on track in a final-stint battle that included the pair banging wheels.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:47

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick to wrap up the Premier League Golden Boot as Tottenham ended an impressive campaign with a 7-1 thrashing of relegated Hull City. They came to the stadium and really they deserved something really different from our team because we didn't play". Runners-up Tottenham go to Hull, with Kane having scored 70 times in his last 90 top-flight appearances to take his overall tally to 75 goals.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:33

Defending champion Djokovic reached the last four without hitting a ball as his quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori withdrew due to a wrist injury. Djokovic began his title defence against Spain's Nicolas Almagro , who is towards the end of his career but still a unsafe player, possessing a lot of firepower.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:48

The Celtics will now be forced to play without Thomas' offensive repertoire for only the seventh time this season when it takes the court Sunday night for Game 3 against Cleveland . "My only job is to try to be the MVP for this team every night", he said. "I know what I bring to the table", he said. James had 22 points in the first half, when had six of his seven assists and all three of his blocked shots, including a chase-down rejection of Bradley that was reminiscent of the one against ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:40

Immediately after the obligatory drubbing was dispensed, Alvarez and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Russian announced that their mega-fight would happen September 16 , 2017, the Mexican Independence Day holiday. "I thought a year and a half ago Golovkin was too big and strong for Canelo". Bernard Hopkins talked up the development of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, insisting the Mexican boxer is still getting better.

by | May 22, 2017 | 09:46

Where is Kylian Mbappe tipped to go next? Monaco chief executive Vadim Vasilyev maintains the club has no plans of selling, per Burt: " The plan is to do everything to prolong him (Mbappe) and to do everything that he stays a minimum one more year with us ".

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:18

He's a free agent this summer and United will undoubtedly look to hand him a fresh deal, especially after his impressive display against Crystal Palace. Paul Pogba superbly set up the 21-year-old's memorable 15th-minute strike and quickly added to it, firing home and pointing to the sky after missing the previous two games following his father's death.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:52

The Cavaliers scored the game's first six points and cruised to their 10th straight win in these playoffs after sweeping the Indiana Pacers in the first round and the Toronto Raptors in the conference semifinals. Okay, you can't really keep a good Gronk down, so another fan at the game did manage to get video of the Pats star in his usual state of being. Cleveland notable: LeBron James is first player with at least 30 points in eight straight playoff games since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:31

Thomas didn't travel with the Celtics, staying in Boston so he can visit hip specialists. Without him, Boston's scoring responsibilities fall to Avery Bradley (15.9 ppg in the postseason) and Horford (15.4 ppg). Thomas went 0-6 in shooting before leaving. His time with teammates, as well as practices and games, became sanctuaries, an escape from his pain. “He was pretty despondent not to be able to play, ” Boston coach Brad Stevens said Friday night.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:14

Capitals forward Tom Wilson had two blocked shots and five hits in 15:16 of ice time , including 2:53 shorthanded to help kill three Pittsburgh power plays. Pittsburgh began Game 5 the same way, but after Carl Hagelin struck for his first goal since January 20, Sullivan replaced Kunitz with Hagelin to give Kessel another speedy player to skate with next to the skill of Malkin.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:25

President Trump was once a fierce critic of Hillary Clinton and President Obama for declining to wage war on "radical Islamic terrorism". In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:19

But since his election, Trump has put an end to his sharp commentary in public and on his twitter account about the key USA ally and the world's top oil exporter. "Drive them out of your communities!" Trump said Sunday he would accept an invitation made by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi to visit Egypt.

by | May 22, 2017 | 09:09

Trump will also appeal to countries in the Middle East to play their part in fighting extremism. Addressing the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh , he said: "We now face a humanitarian and security disaster in this region that is spreading".

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:53

Corey Dickerson , who singled to lead off the inning, was almost around third base when the right fielder made the catch, and he was easily doubled off at first. "There were maybe two or three pitches I didn't execute how I wanted to and they capitalized", Archer said. Today was a pitchers' duel. Masahiro Tanaka now holds a 6.56 earned run average, with 35 runs surrendered in just 48 innings across nine starts.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:54

Other clubs might have more money, more trophies, but they will never be able to match the feelings that we all have for Atletico". That stadium is close to the airport and will move these fans away from their heartland. They will be present at the new stadium too, but there were boos and whistles when the Wanda Metropolitano was mentioned in the video and the idea will take some getting used to.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:55

Goals from Willian, Eden Hazard, Pedro and a brace from Michy Batshuayi, the man who sealed Chelsea's title triumph with a late goal against West Brom two weeks ago, marked an easy win for the champions, who fell behind after just three minutes.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:02

Once out on track, Alonso secured fifth place with an average of 231.300 miles per hour, but the Spaniard believes it was possible to challenge Scott Dixon's speed of 232.164. We put four laps together that were enough to get into the Fast Nine. Even the 36-year-old Carpenter, the stepson of Tony George whose family owns the track, was stunned.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:51

Mourinho is known to be unhappy about the way United's form has been questioned and heads into this week's Europa League final against Ajax nursing simmering indignation with journalists. The second half saw Palace attack much more and they nearly got back in the game when a Christian Benteke header came back off the post from a good cross from Zaha.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:02

Manager Arsene Wenger said: "Overall I thought it was a convincing win". Collecting Mesut Ozil's pass inside the box, Sanchez feigned to shoot with his right but brought the ball back to his left and calmly slotted past Fraser Forster to mark his 100th Premier League appearance with a goal .

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:41

The medical examiner's preliminary determination was that Cornel. Kirk Pasich, a lawyer for Cornell's family, released a statement that confirms that Chris' loved-ones are waiting for his pending toxicology results. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry tweeted: "Very sad news about Chris Cornell today". A hit song from that album, " Black Hole Sun ", won the Grammy that year for best hard rock performance and the song " Spoonman " won for best metal performance.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:41

And his 53-point game against the Wizards during Round 2 of the playoffs was the second-highest scoring game in Celtics postseason history. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the remainder of the National Basketball Association playoffs after aggravating a hip injury during Game Two of the Eastern Conference final, the team announced on Saturday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:39

NOTES: The only teams to sweep a Popovich-coached team were the Suns in 2010 (when Warriors coach Steve Kerr was GM in Phoenix) and the Lakers in 2001 (when Kerr played for the Spurs). Golden State turned the ball over 21 times in Game 3 , leading to 25 San Antonio points. The Warriors have now won three of five meetings with the Spurs this season.

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:21

That would see the Clásico rivals finish level on 90 points, but Barcelona's head to head record means that trophy would be making its way to Catalunya instead. Malaga , 11th, have nothing to play for and most expect Madrid to earn the victory they crave and complete the first part of what could be a double, ahead of the Champions League final clash with Juventus.

by | May 22, 2017 | 06:48

Wow!' I knew that big lap, the first one, was going to be tough to beat. Sato was able to watch how his Andretti Autosport team-mates Fernando Alonso , Alexander Rossi and Marco Andretti drove before completing his own four-lap run, with the former Formula 1 star setting an average of 230.382mph to finish second only to Ed Carpenter .

by | May 22, 2017 | 07:01

Earlier reports said one of the truck passengers was in critical condition, but according to later statements, none of the passengers in the truck sustained life threatening injuries. Anil Uskanli, 25, of Turkey was immediately spotted by an airline worker who "escorted the guy back inside the terminal", Rob Pedregon, a spokesman for the LAX Police Department, said Saturday.