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by | May 24, 2017 | 18:31

Around 100 mainly US expats voiced their own concerns in a square in Rome on Tuesday evening, chanting, "Love trumps hate", "Education not deportation" and "Trump, you're fired". The audience took place in the private library of the Apostolic Palace, the official papal residence that Francis does not use, having opted instead for modest lodgings in a Vatican guesthouse.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:50

The general possession rules for the overtime period will remain the same, from all indications. Research suggests the number of games that will go into overtime and end up tied will climb slightly. But the league isn't getting carried away either - it will still penalize any celebration deemed offensive or in bad taste, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:37

Going forward, the Penguins will stick to the same script in an effort to get back to the finals for a second straight year. "Obviously there's a lot more at stake", Karlsson said on the morning of Game 6. "Top to bottom, it just wasn't good enough". "We bought ourselves two more days together, and this team just wants to be around each other", Ryan said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:59

It's a pity we can not fly with the happiness we always have before a big game". "We have to win", he said . "But there is a shadow hanging over this final". Victory in Stockholm also clinches a place in next season's Champions League . Dutch side Ajax stand between them and the trophy. Ajax's youthful squad will not be overawed by the occasion when they face United on Wednesday, former Ajax and United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:48

The Premier League match against Albion will mark his final home appearance, and the club are planning tributes to mark the occasion. "It will be an emotional moment for me". Of the current City players, only Joe Hart and captain Vincent Kompany have been there longer. Kompany and Zabaleta have formed the strong right side of City's defense for almost a decade, and the captain was effusive in his praise.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:57

Cahill, who has been tipped to succeed Terry as permanent captain after a season of deputising, feels Terry's send-off was the flawless way to pay tribute to the 36-year-old storied career. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it", Wenger, whose future has clouded much of Arsenal's season, said on Wednesday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:14

Antonio Conte has remained a dignified figure off the pitch all season, whilst on it he's offered an alternative to the touchline antics of Jurgen Klopp . The 36-year-old former England captain announced last month that he would be leaving Chelsea after 22 years following a peripheral role this season, but he leaves as a Premier League champion.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:22

The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half to open a 3-1 lead in the series, can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:52

The Ducks are slight series favourites on Sports Interaction NHL odds . But with the Oilers eliminated from the playoffs and his season officially over - while the Ducks move on to face the Nashville Predators in the conference finals - that's exactly what McDavid did.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:51

Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria global was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:07

In the final of the men's Mutua Madrid Open , 23-year-old Austrian Dominic Tim will compete for the title with 30-year-old Spaniard Rafael Nadal . Novak Djokovic of Serbia wipes his face with a towel after being defeated by Rafael Nadal of Spain in their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid , Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:07

The news comes as a huge blow to Arsenal , who are hoping to salvage a disappointing season - that saw them finish fifth in the Premier League and miss out on Champions League qualification - with FA Cup success. "It is not about me, it is about us winning the trophy and giving absolutely everything to achieve it". "The team has given so much and they really want to win something this season".

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:13

James, who has made an All-NBA Team in each of his last 13 seasons, has now equalled Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone's record of 11 All-NBA First Team selections. But seriously, how does a guy averaging 29 points, 7.5 assists and 6.1 rebounds not make an All-NBA team? So many guys played well this year. Complete media voting results will be posted at NBA .com/official the night of the NBA Awards.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:47

They remember watching the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate at Oracle after a Game 7 win in the 2016 Finals. The Silver and Black will return home for Game 3 . "It's just questionable for tomorrow". "Don't want to hobble around or shoot off balance shots". Curry was six-for-nine shooting on three-pointers to lead seven Warriors in double figures.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:42

The 20-year-old Zverev won 6-4 6-3 to become the youngest player to win an ATP 1000 tournament since Djokovic , aged 19 in Miami, a decade ago. Last year Djokovic looked to Agassi as inspiration in getting over the hump to win his first French Open title, and he's still gaining inspiration from the 47-year-old.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:55

He remains fully committed to the club and, even though Usmanov's offer would net him a massive profit, he is not minded to sell. This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:45

BLUE JAYS 4, BREWERS 3 Kendrys Morales hit a two-run home run and Toronto held off host Milwaukee. New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius follows through on a two run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 22, 2017, in New York .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:22

The Golden State Warriors then unceremoniously crushed the Spurs in Games 2 and 3. The Cavaliers mounted the historic comeback that ended with them winning the first title in franchise history. As the clock wound down Monday night on the Spurs' season, the fans in San Antonio didn't concern themselves with the 129-115 loss to the Warriors or the fact that their team was being pushed out of the postseason with a four-game sweep.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:30

Warriors move on to play either the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers , in a repeat of last year's title series, or Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals . Kyle Anderson led the Spurs with 20 points while Ginobili added a valuable 15, Patty Mills and Pau Gasol scored 14 apiece and Jonathon Simmons contributed 13.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:23

Puig's left elbow appeared to knock Pederson on the side of his head, and Pederson's hat and glove went flying as he slammed face-first into the outfield wall. May. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said afterward that Pederson passed the concussion protocol and might miss just a game or two, but he didn't escape unscathed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 19:07

The 54-year-old touched on some of that in his statement, speaking of how the club "have a job to do". "I do expect the Manchester-born lads to step up though because they will know exactly what this means for the city". The squad - along with the suspended Eric Bailly - congregated in the centre circle, while injured Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young stayed on the sidelines as they were on crutches.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:51

Marouane Fellaini wandered off towards one of the goals for a closer look, before the rest of the team headed back inside. Asked what impact it has had on Manchester United's preparations, he added: "We've got a job to do tomorrow, no question about that, and that hasn't been changed".

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:18

He lost to Goffin in the quarterfinals in Monte Carlo, his first clay tournament of the season. "Most things weren't working particularly well", Murray said. "It was a lovely game, we both played at the very highest level and there were great points for everyone to see", Nadal told Spanish Television. "I can not promise to play or pull out right now", he said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:51

Still, Arsenal will not want to cash in on one of the star footballers, especially given he only signed a new contract with the club in November. However, the Arsenal manager insisted it wouldn't make life more hard with the two star players.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:40

If that's diminished, then his defensive struggles go under even more of a microscope and they become less tolerable when you have players who though may not be as prolific scoring the basketball, can do it well enough without being a liability on the defensive end.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:57

Or how about Biagini, the 6-foot-5, 240 pounder who lumbered to first in the second inning to break up a double play and in so doing record the first RBI of his career? Jonathan Villar was a bright spot for the Brewers. Bautista, by the way, was the sixth Jay to start at third base this season joining Donaldson, Ryan Goins , Darwin Barney, Russell Martin and Chris Coghlan.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:42

Since Boston was without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury , the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily. Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics late in the third quarter during Game Four of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 23, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:56

This season, Arsenal could also be both, which normally would mean that the other Europa spot would go to sixth-placed Manchester United; they, of course, are in this year's Europa League final, which is this Wednesday. England striker Harry Kane scored his second hat-trick of the week to finish as the clear victor of the Golden Boot with 29 goals from only 30 games.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:28

Departing stalwarts Younis Khan and captain Misbah ul Haq failed to make an impact in their farewell global innings but Pakistan were poised to press for a series-clinching victory over the West Indies at stumps on the fourth day at Windsor Park in Dominica on Saturday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:15

Kyrie Irving took over in the third quarter, scoring 21 of his playoff career-high 42 points, as the Cavaliers outscored the Celtics 40-23 in the frame. It certainly didn't help that the Cavaliers made the most of those extra possessions, shooting a ridiculous 71 percent in the second half. It looked like nature had once again threatened to turn the lights off on one of our most dynamic offensive players this offseason.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:33

He added of himself and Day, "I don't think either of us played spectacular today". With a 1-under 69, including a 60-foot birdie putt at the 14th hole, Horschel matched Day at 12-under 268. But for James Hahn, being upset about his lipped-out approach shot on the 72nd hole was not an option. "Every day, I drove to the course like this is a pretty special place, and it really is", Horschel said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 17:57

Mourinho has found it hard lately to juggle the heavy fixture list that has piled up for Manchester United as they battled for the highest place in the Premier League , meanwhile contesting in Europe mid-week to get to the final. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City, MLS opposition in the United States and an encounter with Norwegian side Valerenga in Oslo are already in Man Utd's schedule.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:23

Bayern would pay £50 million to ferry Alexis away from the Gunners . Alexis Sanchez scored for Arsenal against Everton but could it be his final goal for the club? Both players are similar to Sanchez in terms of style and may be open to the prospect of joining the Gunners .

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:00

Cleveland not only surrendered a 21-point lead in but blew chances to set a play-off record for consecutive wins (14), dating to Game Five of last year's National Basketball Association finals, and to become the fourth team in history to start the playoffs 11-0.

by | May 24, 2017 | 18:14

In the stands was Pillar's mom Wendy, dad Mike and wife Amanda and 42,030 ecstatic Jays supporters who nearly blew the lid off the stadium. After touching home plate, Pillar escaped his roughhousing teammates and bolted for the home dugout at Rogers Centre.