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by | May 25, 2017 | 18:31

Hamilton was delighted with his performance. Hamilton emerged only slightly ahead of Vettel , Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen - the four covered barely by more than two tenths of a second - to set up the action for the kickoff to the traditional European season.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:28

He showed a lot of promise in his one season at UCLA with a natural ability to move the ball and keep the offense flowing. With that in mind, it appears increasingly likely the Celtics will select guard Markelle Fultz out of Washington with the top selection.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:12

Goals from France global Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. And as the final whistle sounded and United's celebrations began, chants of " Manchester " rang around the Friends Arena in tribute to those who died and were injured in the attack which cast a shadow over this showpiece occasion.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:54

A veteran of more than 200 National Basketball Association playoff games, Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James knows very well when it is time to step up his level of production, and the fourth quarter of Game 4 against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena Tuesday night was one of those moments.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:58

The parachute payments will only go so far as clubs try to rebuild and keep hold of as many of their players as possible to make a swift return. Terry came off in the 26th minute - his shirt number - as his teammates formed a guard of honour for the 36-year-old defender, who left the pitch to a standing ovation.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:05

As usual on Monaco , the first two practice sessions are today and not on Friday as at all other races. There will be a one minute silence before the race during which the drivers will line up at the front of the grid as a mark of respect and the cars will also run "Manchester" on their livery in tribute to the victims.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:28

Poor finishing and good goalkeeping combined to keep the score respectable for Lyon in a match featuring relentless attacking by both teams. Despite a tough first 20 minutes, he was pleased that Ajax's trademark attacking style had paid off.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:13

It took three games, but the C's finally punched the Cavs back. For what he does, what he brings, it's not enough. The Celtics entered Game 3 as 17-point underdogs after dropping the previous contest by 44 points. "We have guys who have chips on their shoulders", Stevens said. It means the Celtics showed they usually succeed when they hit open shots and play with some pizzazz.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:01

Ajax ended with the Reds' victory 2:0. Goals from France global Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. "At a time when we are grieving for the families that have lost loved ones, we have a sport that has brought a little happiness at a hard time". "I'm disappointed because you play finals to win them.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:08

We won for Manchester, we worked for them, for the country. The shocking events naturally caused a sombre mood in Sweden in the build-up to the final against Ajax , with United cancelling their pre-match news conference. He has now won the tournament twice, having led Porto to glory in the UEFA Cup - as the Europa League was previously called - in 2003. Peter Bosz's effervescent team caused United some uncomfortable moments, but without ever threatening to pull off an upset.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:01

Danny Murphy believes that Liverpool will have an advantage over Tottenham in signing players in the summer. The north London club are preparing to face Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday, in a game that could be Wenger's last at Arsenal .

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:01

Girardi was a part of Jeter's number retirement ceremony, joining several past Yankees greats on the field to witness Derek unveiling his plaque. So I can't thank you guys enough. The Yankees have some of the most revered names who ever stepped on a baseball diamond, including Babe Ruth , Lou Gehrig , Joe DiMaggio , Mickey Mantle , and Yogi Berra .

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:38

The Tigers will join already relegated Sunderland and Middlesbrough in the second tier next season. Christian Benteke doubled their advantage before half-time, with late goals from Luka Milivojevic , from the penalty spot, and substitute Patrick van Aanholt completing a miserable afternoon for those connected with Hull .

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:55

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal in Madrid was the victor of a major clay tournament of series ATP-1000. And in his first clay-court tournament of the year, in Monte Carlo, Djokovic was eliminated by David Goffin in the quarterfinals.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:16

But it seems the adulation has gone to another level, to the point where you have players who are doing what you and I are doing - watching the games - chime in via social media, like Jamal Crawford did recently . LeBron had four fouls in the first half of Game 4 against Boston . They're 5-4 in the postseason so far. James and Cavs forward Kevin Love have gone out of their way this series to praise Celtics coach Brad Stevens , who despite the injury to Thomas has found ways to keep ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:49

Europa League glory also means United join Ajax , Bayern Munich and Juventus as the only clubs to have won all three major UEFA trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup , as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:09

Down by ten, James picked up his fourth foul and had to sit on the bench while the defending NBA Champs fell behind by 16 points. That has fueled a dismal 5-14 SU run in their past 19 overall against Cleveland since the C's last recorded three straight outright wins over the Cavaliers during the 2013-14 campaign.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:49

Of course, it didn't hurt he made all four of his shots, including two 3-pointers. The Cavaliers offensive was flowing freely like a waterfall and the Celtics couldn't do anything about it. Overpowering the smallest players on the floor can make a defense deeply uncomfortable, so much so that instinctive over-help or altered matchups can create opportunities elsewhere.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:05

It could not have been easy for the Manchester United players to dissociate or detach themselves from the tragedy that struck at the Manchester Arena on Monday. Mourinho, a UEFA Cup victor with Porto in 2003 and two-time European champion, has now won all four of the major European finals he has contested. "Obviously both sides were affected", said Bosz, the first coach to steer Ajax to a major European final since Louis van Gaal in 1996.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:55

Kroenke said in a statement that his shares in Arsenal "are not, and have never been, for sale", adding that he's committed to the long-term future of the North London club. Banners calling for his exit were also visible in the stands. The club's disappointing performance has led to accusations from some quarters that Mr Kroenke has been an absentee owner.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:58

There has been a huge amount of debate regarding John Terry's send off at Stamford Bridge this past Sunday. There is no suggestion the substitution was carried out in any way other than to mark Terry's final appearance for Chelsea or that he or the club have done anything wrong.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:38

David Beckham is a Manchester United legend, a general icon and role model and he pretty much summed up what the win meant to the city while at the same time reminding that sport isn't the be all and end all. "It means the last piece in the puzzle", Mourinho said, "a club with every trophy in the world of football". Mourinho's tally is two Champions League and two Europa Leagues, having also won the latter when it was the Uefa Cup.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:40

The game was preceded by a minute's silence, which was interrupted by applause from both sets of fans. But the game was overshadowed by the deadly suicide attack at Manchester Arena, which also left dozens injured. The victory means United have won every European club competition and will compete in next season's Champions League competition. Rooney made a late substitute appearance against Ajax and Mourinho says he would be "very happy" for him to stay, but United's record ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:35

Among the guests packing into the small Berkshire church were Roger Federer and his wife Mirka , Price Harry and of course the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge . Meghan's attendance allegedly marks the first time she's been included at an event with other members of the royal family, which signals that she and Harry are getting pretty serious.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:15

Leonard remains questionable for Saturday's Game 3 at San Antonio . ― 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 25, 2017 | 17:40

Speaking in London after watching formidable protege Gervonta Davis defend his IBF super-featherweight title against Liam Walsh at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday night (20 May), "Money" reiterated that, if he was to come out of retirement, there is a "90% chance" that it would be to face McGregor .

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:10

On Facebook, Mrs Howe's stepson Jordan said: "They took a caring attractive mum and step mother away from us all she was unbelievable to us all x love you loads". "There was a policeman, armed policeman, shouting at my neighbor. and I realized there is something wrong here", he said. "They arrested the father, and I think the rest of the family kind of disappeared", Khuri said, adding that he knew the man from the neighborhood and the mosque.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:48

Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week's Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final . "The poets are the ones that win every match", said the Portuguese, who had previously led United to success in the Community Shield and League Cup.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:11

Paul Pogba scored the opening goal in the 18 minute of the game, and half an hour of play later, Henrikh Mkhitaryan notched the insurance goal to send Manchester United on their way to their first ever Europa League title. Ajax , fielding the youngest starting lineup in a European final, were expected to make a quick start as they did in their 4-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in their semi-final first leg.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:53

Dallas has added to their defensive line and will get DeMarcus Lawrence back at full health, but losing Irving would still be a blow. Rapoport reported on Twitter that a possible failed test stemmed from supplements Irving was taking and even marketing.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:37

If we could we would change peoples lives for this cup - we would not think twice. "Our goal, all the way through this season, was to win". "Today was all or nothing - nearly nothing for us", Mata said, before smiling. The club is now a club with every title in world football. Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana had a clash with his teammate in an attempt to clear the ball, while leaving an empty net in front of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba , whose shot went off the post.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:33

Stevens reiterated before Game 4 that Thomas will not play again this season, even if the Celtics push the defending champion Cavaliers beyond five games in the Eastern Conference finals . Freezing Boston defenders with his dribble and driving to the basket whenever he wanted, Irving made six layups, two 3-pointers and a free throw in a dizzying span of 4:48.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:05

Today's win provided some encouragement in a time of tragedy. The second strike of United's 2-0 win in Stockholm, expertly hooked home by the Armenian from Chris Smalling's downward header following a corner, made him the only man ever to score in five different European games on the road for the Reds in a single campaign.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:44

On Saturday, the game was called two hours before first pitch. The Brewers didn't think it was that hard. "He's feeling better; just still a little sick, fatigued". Instead, it's been players without such pedigree finally seeing their first consistent playing time and making the most of it. "If there were other reasons the game was called, that's something that Major League Baseball should look into".

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:28

Irving actually had the most recent one, too, in Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals - the road win that set the stage for the Cleveland Cavaliers' historic comeback from a 3-1 deficit. They're 5-4 in the postseason so far. Don't be fooled. Las Vegas bookmakers looked at that monumental upset, shrugged, re-evaluated and then promptly knocked the Cavs down to a 15-point favorite ahead of Thursday night's Game 4.