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by | May 25, 2017 | 22:43

Midfielder Juan Mata added: "It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered". It enabled Jose Mourinho to go absolutely bats**t and run around the pitch waggling three fingers at everyone to signify the trophy haul of his maiden season (along with the Charity Shield and the League Cup).

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:05

That's what we've done. "That's the most important thing because this is a collective trophy". It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France global and the team.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:16

Maria Sharapova said Friday she will not request a wildcard for Wimbledon , instead opting to play in qualifying for the Grand Slam she won in 2004, as she returns from a doping ban. "But while there can be a wild card for return from injury, there can't be a wild card for return from doping". Several players have voiced their disapproval at Sharapova's return, most noticeably Canada's Eugenie Bouchard who said Sharapova should have been banned for life, calling her a "cheater".

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:04

The Celtics picked up from where they left off in Game 3 in the first half of Game 4, racing out to a 57-47 halftime lead. In the video above, watch a recap of the Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 win over the Boston Celtics . Kevin Love added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in the postseason. The hope is Irving will play Thursday night in a potential series clincher at Boston.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:38

The Warriors have not lost a game in the playoffs, improving to 12-0 as they prepare to face either defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Boston Celtics . Knowing that his team was badly overmatched without injured All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard , Spurs coach Gregg Popovich chose to insert Ginobili, a perennial Sixth Man of the Year candidate, into the Game 4 starting lineup.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:04

The 67-year-old's contract expires next month and his situation is expected to be resolved at a board meeting scheduled after Saturday's Wembley date against Chelsea . "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". "We have been very focused on what is at stake", Mertesacker told a news conference on Wednesday.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:29

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins has been around long enough to know that, when it comes to National Football League contracts, procrastination is a way of life. It has been very positive. "I feel good about where I'm at, where this team is at, where my teammates are at", says Cousins, "It's just a matter of trying to move forward and we'll see what happens come July 15th".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:09

From those formative videos of him dancing shirtless in a Vegas nightclub to this spring's completely inevitable WrestleMania appearance, Gronk's party epic has become a reality-blurring journey into the heart of modern American culture-a veritable Infinite Jest for the protein powder set.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:52

As United faced Ajax Amsterdam in the UEFA Europa Final in Sweden, fans' signs and players showed solidarity in the wake of the blast that claimed 22 lives and injured many others at an Ariana Grande concert Monday. Manager told us only thing we can do is win it for them, that's what we've done. In sporting terms, though, this was a key victory at the end of an arduous 64-game season for United.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:42

Mourinho has lead the Red Devils to a fairly uninspiring sixth-place finish in the Premier League, seven points off the top four places. "We wanted to go out and win the game and that is what we did. "But we need to give it one more big push on Wednesday night". "I've always said that since I came here it has not been the greatest moment in the club's history".

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:29

On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May increased the threat level to "critical", indicating that an attack could be imminent. Soldiers were replacing armed police on Wednesday at sites like Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Parliament.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:27

Mkhitaryan scored the second goal in the 48th minute, hooking the ball in from close range from a corner. Jose Mourinho has successfully guided Manchester United back into the Champions League, but the Portuguese manager couldn't help but take a parting shot at his Premier League rivals.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:04

Along with Silva, United are also heavily linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann . "But that's unfortunately what they have been doing for most of the season". "(United were) very efficient, defended very well. "We are very happy". Based on pragmatism and humble principles. "We knew where they were better than us, we knew where we were better than them, we tried to kill their good qualities and exploit their weaknesses".

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:06

The Argentina worldwide is not likely to face time in jail because, according to Spanish law, sentences for non-violent offences under two years in duration can be served under probation and the forward has no previous criminal convictions.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:44

According to the UFC's official website, Saki is a former Dutch, European and World Muay Thai champion. It was claimed the Turkish-born Dutchman had penned a multi-fight deal with mixed martial arts' premier promotion. With a September card in Rotterdam coming up, perhaps signing the Netherlands native isn't all that confusing. The UFC has announced Saki (0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed a deal with the company, though no promotional debut or first opponent has been revealed.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:35

Veteran midfielder Yaya Toure is still waiting to see whether he will be offered fresh terms. Director of football Txiki Begiristain paid tribute to each, telling the club website: "Bacary is an outstanding professional and has always set a wonderful example with his dedication and commitment".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:51

There's a strong belief within the league that the Cavaliers benefitted from Draymond Green's suspension for Game 5 of last year's Finals. Many thought Kerr had been improving as he's traveled with the team to San Antonio , but he's not improved to the point where he feels comfortable returning to the bench."He is a fantastic coach and a fantastic human being and a great friend", Lacob told ESPN."We've been through it all", he said."Everybody tries to put together as much talent as they ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:21

He has had to abandon three of his past four grand tours. At the start of the day, when the break was being gradually formed, they first sent Diego Rosa up the road, then Philip Deignan, and eventually Landa, who profited from work from that duo before striking out with van Garderen on the descent to the final climb.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:06

They are still clueless on what should be the response. Indian coach Anil Kumble made two specific demands in the presentation to the CoA ( Committee of Administrators ), appointed to oversee the functioning of the BCCI, on Sunday in Hyderabad .

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:20

He continued: "Yesterday [Tuesday] morning we were devastated, we were really, really sad because when you think about life and football you have no choice". It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France worldwide and the team.

by | May 25, 2017 | 23:02

The measures are meant to discourage clubs from the "pursuit of short-term results, blindly one-upping each other, high-priced acquisitions, and actions that drive up prices", said the CFA in a hard-hitting statement. The new ruling, which the CFA has introduced, will take effect from 19 June, and will result in clubs effectively having to pay double the price if they are not posting profits.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:12

From the tone and way he apologized, it certainly seems that Pillar understands he made a mistake and feels awful about it. "It enforces that feeling". After the dust had settled, Pillar issued an apology for his comments. Major League Baseball is investigating an incident in which a player appears to have uttered a homophobic slur during a game Wednesday.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:56

Over the course of his heralded National Football League career, he appeared in 167 regular-season games while starting 153 of those outings. The winners of each division will meet in the championship game, which will be played at the home stadium of the team with the best College Football Playoff ranking.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:52

Roma icon Francesco Totti has confirmed Sunday's Serie A encounter against Genoa will be his last match for the club. "Roma-Genoa, Sunday May 28, 2017, the last time I can wear Roma's jersey". "From Monday I will be ready to start again, I'll be ready for a new challenge". Totti added that his love for football "never fades" because it is a passion.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:07

For the record, celebrations that are meant to taunt the other team, carry on for an excessive period of time, or cause a delay of game will still be penalized. Prolonged celebrations that delay a game, celebrations directed at an opponent - hey, nobody likes a jerk - and what Goodell calls offensive demonstrations - Antonio Brown and you other pelvis thrusters, we're talking to you - all of that stuff still will get a penalty flag.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:52

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. In the background is Arsenal's second highest stakeholder, Usmanov, the Russian Billionaire who owns a 30% stake.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:40

United's players were clearly moved by the events and flew to Sweden with heavy hearts, vowing to deliver a display in their biggest match of the season that would serve as a tribute to the victims and their families. It's all new for them. Ajax coach Peter Bosz told Uefa television after the match: 'We're obviously disappointed. " Wayne Rooney was ready to play , he was a big option", Mourinho said after the game.

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:26

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from another NBA Finals showdown with the Golden State Warriors , but coach Tyronn Lue isn't ready to look ahead. "I'm not sure there are good choices". As the Celtics closed out on him harder, his layup artistry only got better. Let's take a look at what we learned from a nerve-racking Game 4.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:33

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and, from flying to driving, it's going to be busy. "Increases in personal income and falling unemployment rates have led to strong growth in consumer spending, as well as a high level of consumer optimism".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:13

Police in Manchester , England, will stop sharing intelligence with the USA about the arena bombing following a string of leaks to American media outlets, the BBC reported Thursday . The bombing, which took place at the Manchester Arena indoor venue just after the end of a concert by United States pop singer Ariana Grande, was the deadliest in Britain since July 2005, when 52 people were killed in attacks on London's transport network.

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:20

That's the base we created, we learned a lot in this year about ourselves, so we can use it. Speaking on BT Sport , Barton said: "I played against them a couple of weeks ago and it is arguably the worst Liverpool side I have played against at Anfield ".

by | May 25, 2017 | 21:04

The Celtics have a day to regroup before returning to TD Garden Thursday night for a must-win Game 5, while the Red Sox look to extend their winning streak to three for the first time in over a month. It's been challenging for us to kind of (deal with the Celtics' ) plays out of timeout. "We had eight draft picks and were trying to consolidate our picks to move up or out of the draft", Ainge said, via CBS Boston .

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:32

Anfield, then, was understandably nervy about whether or not they could get the job done - but at least they were playing a visiting team that have been woeful this season. Wenger's long time rival, former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, has told Sky Sports the pressure his former foe has been under is "ridiculous".

by | May 25, 2017 | 22:09

The Europa League is Mourinho's third title since taking charge of United, having already claimed the FA Community Shield and the League Cup this season. "I will ask UEFA and Federation Internationale de Football Association if they will not play any finals on this date", he said with a wry smile. Pogba was satisfied with the victory, saying: "We played to win".

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:55

The Cavaliers are expecting another unflinching effort in Game 5 from a Celtics team that isn't backing down despite facing a 3-1 deficit in the series. Avery Bradley paced the Celtics with 19 points and five rebounds, but shot just 7-of-19 from the floor. Once again Jae Crowder will get the start against James and once again, Brad Stevens will try to mix up his coverages to keep LeBron guessing.