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by | May 23, 2017 | 07:34

The consolation prize would not only be a disappointment in LA, it would leave the city with challenges from maintaining public interest to recasting deals for stadiums, arenas and housing that have been in the works for months and even years.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:56

Even Dixon couldn't believe it. With that said, I'm extremely excited and ready to take on this challenge. "It's fast, really fast". Wow!' I knew that big lap, the first one, was going to be tough to beat. Will Power , who has won three poles this year, had the fastest of the five cars. He'll start from the outside of Row 3, after going 230.200. "You can win it with speed and talent like (Juan Pablo) Montoya did in 2015 or you can have a little bit of luck, like ( Alexander) Rossi did ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:55

Sullivan doesnt plan on naming a starter until after his teams skate on Friday morning. Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan made it official on Friday. He called a couple of the bounces the Senators received “flukey” and is eager for a chance to go back to work. The lead organizer of the 2018 Winter Olympics not only defended the NHL's right to keeps it's players from going to the Games, but also stated he is willing to meet the NHL's demands to get the players over to South Korea.

by | May 23, 2017 | 06:49

Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello (70) shared fourth place at six under with American Kyle Stanley (75). It took him eight shots in four rounds, or the same number of shots J.B. Poulter said that even though Kim put together a solid round on Saturday at The Players Championship, to put himself in contention, he was even better on Sunday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 06:49

He has been through everything that I m going through. Twenty seven unforced errors against rising German star Alexander Zverev cost the Serb what could have been his 31st Masters 1,000 title. "It's just us trying to get to know each other in Paris a little bit", Djokovic added. Alexander "Sascha" Zverev became the youngest Masters Series finalist in a decade when he beat American veteran John Isner 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1 at the Rome Masters.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:17

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, is checked by St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson, of Sweden, center, during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Friday, M. Nashville is going to need its forwards to step up to close out this series. That changed 3:15 into the third period. They added two more goals in the remainder of the first to take a 5-0 lead after 20 minutes.

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:42

Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool's return to the Champions League and believes his club "belong" in the world's best tournament. "You want to be there". Wenger said he regretted that the problems had got on top of his players as a team and that a sign of "professionalism" was performing "when an environment is negative".

by | May 23, 2017 | 06:04

But reports are now linking star defender Keane with a move away from the club to former side Manchester United , according to the BBC . Dyche said: "The fact is, all parties are in the loop, I am, his agent, he is, his family, our club, and the on thing we know is we're in a strong position".

by | May 23, 2017 | 06:01

First, though, Nadal will be entirely focused on Madrid , but he will certainly be the favourite against either No8 Dominic Thiem or the unseeded Pablo Cuevas-though each has claimed a clay win over Nadal in the past. Winning is very important but also the way I'm playing at the moment makes me very relaxed. "I think it was a tough match since the beginning, especially here in altitude, which is hard to make breaks against a player like Thiem".

by | May 23, 2017 | 07:07

Even if I leave one day I will love this club until the last day of my life, and I want this club to do well and that's all I care about tonight. Any hope of squeezing into the Premier League top four relied on Liverpool or Manchester City slipping up, but they both won easily on Sunday to join Chelsea and Tottenham in entering the Champions League.

by | May 23, 2017 | 06:18

Ferguson, who battled against Wenger's Arsenal sides to win 10 of his 13 Premier League titles, questioned the short-term thinking that is creeping into football and urged clubs to plan for the long term when making their managerial decisions.

by | May 23, 2017 | 05:17

Spurs' superstar and MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard was out for the game with an ankle injury, giving the Rockets an additional upside in addition to having home court advantage. Leonard is the best two-way player in the league, and he will lead the way if the Spurs are able to pull a minor upset over the Warriors. Things looked interesting.

by | May 23, 2017 | 05:01

With a 2.49 goals-against average, Braden Holtby hasn't exactly been bad during these playoffs. The Caps have thrived on adversity throughout the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, and they've played some of their best hockey of the postseason in these last two games while their backs were to the wall and they were staring down the prospect of elimination.

by | May 23, 2017 | 05:56

Wenger, whose contract expires this summer and still has a chance of winning a silverware this season, says his future will be decided after the FA Cup final on Saturday. But he will be missing Laurent Koscielny after the French centre-back was sent off for a rash challenge on Enner Valencia and also expects to be without Gabriel, who was stretchered off with a knee injury.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:10

Zidane is a fan-favourite in Turin following his successful spell with Juventus between 1996 and 2001 and Dybala looks set to follow a similar path, with his remarkable form - scoring nine and creating 53 chances in 28 league appearances - earning the Argentine adoration from the Old Lady faithful.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:23

New York Rangers' Rick Nash (61) fights for control of the puck with Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson (65) during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in. "Those guys can play any game that they need to play to have success". Bobby Ryan, who had an extra gear all night, caught Maatta flat-footed in overtime, bursting past the Penguins defenceman to score the breakaway victor.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:39

In Leonard's absence, the team has shot 37 percent from the field, including 8-of-30 from 3-point range, while the Warriors are connecting on 57 percent of their shots, including 24-of-54 from deep. But that doesn't mean we can't squeeze some basketball magic out of these games. The Spurs signed Aldridge to a max contract in 2015, hoping he would replace Tim Duncan as one of their star players for the next decade.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:56

City won the reverse fixture 2-0 in December, with goals from David Silva and outgoing club legend Pablo Zabaleta. Victory over Watford and their outgoing boss Walter Mazzarri at Vicarage Road on Sunday will secure third place in the Premier League for City in Guardiola's first season at the helm.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:57

It is important to have these aspirations and to have direction. Those critics will interpret Mourinho's behaviour as a sign the experienced manager is feeling the pressure ahead of tomorrow's final where victory will guarantee Man United Champions League football next season.

by | May 23, 2017 | 05:02

The late-season resurgence came too late to rise from fifth place. The lure of working under Klopp at such an illustrious club would be a tempting prospect for the youngster, though. 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 ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:53

Holmes, and it was a horror show for the Kentuckian. Who is Si Woo Kim? A run of nine pars in succession on the back nine was enough for Kim to seal victory, while Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello produced a far more spectacular finish to claim a tie for fourth with Stanley.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:35

According to a report from Wilmington television station WECT , former Dudley and North Carolina basketball standout P.J. Hairston was arrested at Wrightsville Beach on Wednesday afternoon. Hairston was booked under at $1,000 secured bond. Jerry Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. During the 2012-13 season with the Tar Heels, Hairston averaged 14.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game while the team went 25-11.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:58

Cloud Computing pulled off a major surprise in the Preakness Stakes in Maryland on Saturday, charging down the stretch to overtake Classic Empire and win the second race of USA thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. "We sit behind and watch", he said. "It's great for the family". While handicappers figured the duo would be targeting each other early, they believed surely another horse would show speed and go for the lead.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:53

If Smith clears waivers, he would revert to Injured Reserve. It will likely work out as just a procedural move to open up a spot on the 90-man roster. And once he got on the field, he was a non-factor. He suffered the first injury late in the 2015 season and missed 12 games past year while he was rehabbing.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:29

The Gunners, down to 10 men for the majority of the game, comfortably beat Everton 3-1 at the Emirates but could not move out of fifth place due to Liverpool and City's wins. Klopp said: "I'm not sure if (fourth place) was the target of all the Liverpool supporters, but I think pretty much the second best". I think he will but it hasn't been said properly.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:30

The presenter replied: "It's the first time you've said that". Griezmann: "Very good question". And, 0/10 that he would play for Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. Antoine Griezmann's brother Theo has sparked fresh Manchester United transfer speculation on Twitter. Former Manchester United midfielder David Beckham was one of Griezmann's idols while growing up, but the Atletico striker insists he is focused on his own journey - whether at Old Trafford or not.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:52

Sky Sports pundits Graeme Souness and Gary Neville suggested referee Martin Atkinson had got it wrong when ignoring the visitors' pleas at a time when the game was 0-0, and Middlesbrough's interim boss Steve Agnew agreed. Sergio Aguero scored twice, after Vincent Kompany's opener, with Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus also getting on the scoresheet. Pep Guardiola's City knocked in five at Watford to give departing home manager Walter Mazzarri a miserable send-off.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:38

Arriving from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , Trump expressed his hope for cooperation among US allies in the Middle East. Israel was his second stop on a nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:19

It'll be a great loss because he did a lot this season on and off the pitch. "This change was very important because we found the right balance and every single player enjoyed this type of situation", Conte continued. "The result is harsh on us, it feels harsh, and a little bit unjust because I think the players did well to stay in the game for a long period against a better team - champions - while we are at the bottom".

by | May 23, 2017 | 02:28

The Yankees are always with that mindset to win and they won the first game 11-6, and Aaron Judge hit his Major League leading 14th home run in the fourth inning. But more importantly for embracing me since Day 1. He's first in hits, doubles, and triples and total bases among players of any position in the postseason.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:08

And to make matters worse Sanchez's global team-mate Vidal has confirmed Bayern are monitoring his situation. El Mercurio takes the recent quotes from Arturo Vidal and Edinson Cavani to say Sanchez could join Bayern Munich or Paris Saint Germain, but the newspaper also claims that Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea all want the player.

by | May 23, 2017 | 04:09

Mr Trital said he was awaiting further information on exactly what had happened, which he hoped would become clearer when the surviving climbers from the five-person team returned to a lower camp later today . An American climber, who was killed on Sunday morning while trying to summit Mount Everest, has been identified as a physician at a hospital in the US.

by | May 23, 2017 | 03:55

He came into the game with a record of 11 goals in his last nine final matches of campaigns and it wasn't long before he added to that record. Local media reported he was suggesting that Celta had received a maletin , or extra financial incentive, to beat Madrid , which could have given the title to Barcelona instead.

by | May 23, 2017 | 02:39

Pep Guardiola will hold face-to-face meetings with his out-of-contract Manchester City players over the next 48 hours. Toure remains hopeful a new deal will be forthcoming but acknowledged the decision is out of his hands. "To compete against them we need time , decades, to be there". He said: "I have learned about my players". "Before we were never in the Champions League and now we've been there six or seven times in a row".

by | May 23, 2017 | 02:53

Djokovic later announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday. The two men will also start right under the glare as they get to work at Roland Garros. The US Open final was the last grand slam final Djokovic appeared in so you can say that the world No. 3 effectively ended his dominant run. But, buried behind the anguish of failure, there was something potentially far more significant at play in Djokovic's world.