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Sports Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after failed appeal
Author: 0 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after failed appeal

Bellerin has branded the Frenchman "a player who is very important", and the full-back has claimed that Arsenal face a tough challenge to beat Chelsea without their vice-captain. However, Ferguson - who rivalled Wenger in the top-flight during his storied career with Manchester United - says that the events of this season can not overshadow the Frenchman's work at the Emirates.

Sports The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules
Author: 0 The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

The change will include all preseason, regular season and playoff games, although postseason contests can not end in ties. The 40-second play clock will begin once an official signals a touchdown and teams will have to snap the ball for their extra-point play at the end of the clock.

Author: 0 Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League

Real extends its lead as the most successful side in the history of the competition with AC Milan's seven titles a long way back as second best. "My only criticism of my team is that after the second goal we should have found a solution to stay in the game", Allegri said.

Author: 0 Nicky Hayden remains 'very critical' in hospital

The 2006 victory would be Hayden's only championship , but "The Kentucky Kid" remained in MotoGP until 2015. Injury details were not immediately available. There was no immediate confirmation from his Red Bull Honda team or the hospital treating him. Several family members flew in from the United States to be by his hospital bedside, including his mother and brother.

Author: 0 Far from her best, Kvitova shows she still has it in Paris

She said: "This year, the expectations are much bigger". I have to find myself again and try to forget the clay season as soon as possible, and reset for the grass season again. Kerber struggled with 25 unforced errors against just 16 winners, and won less than 50 percent of points behind her first serve. Kvitova raced into a 3-0 lead and had three break points in the fourth game before Boserup finally got on the scoreboard.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

Portugal forward Ronaldo hit Real's first and third goals to become only the second man to score in three European Cup finals and take his career goal tally to 600 for club and country. Giorgio Chiellini , Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli suffered a rare chastening evening in front of Buffon, but Allegri sees no reason to rip things up and start afresh in Turin.

Author: 0 Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

The club also have some interesting young players coming up, with Jesus Vallejo and Marcos Llorente being more than likely to earn spots in the first team next season. The Galaticos took the game by the scruff in the second half, pinning the Old Ladies in their half for most of the opening minutes. "He is the only one to win two consecutive Champions Leagues", added Perez.

Sports Pressure tells as Mladenovic ends Roland Garros title defence for tearful Muguruza
Author: 0 Pressure tells as Mladenovic ends Roland Garros title defence for tearful Muguruza

Williams' loss means that the tournament will produce a first-time Grand Slam champion. A tearful Garbine Muguruza hit out at the French Open crowd after her title defence ended with defeat by Kristina Mladenovic . Caroline Wozniacki , with two slam finals now the most experienced player left, continued her fine year with a surprise 6-1 4-6 6-2 victory over 2009 victor Svetlana Kuznetsova .

Sports Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500
Author: 0 Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500

Andretti's son, Marco, thrived despite taking on extra coaching duties this May. Dixon still had to weather the runs of Japan's Takuma Sato and Carpenter. He'll start eighth Sunday, the middle of Row 3. "It felt like that all four laps". Media interviews with top F1 drivers sometimes have to be scheduled months in advance - if they happen at all.

Author: 0 Kyle Busch has unusual reaction to Austin Dillon question

Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. Harvick is winless this year but is in a solid points position, yet he has earned just three playoff points. “So thats a little tough to swallow, ” he said. But I can't say enough about my team. Like I said, we made a little bit of a mistake on the adjustment and it cost us a little bit.

Author: 0 PK Subban: Sidney Crosby Told Me I Have Bad Breath

About the night's gameplay, which had seen quick tempers and plenty of penalty minutes on both sides throughout? Nah. "He told me my breath smelled , but I don't know, I used Listerine before the game so I don't know what he's talking about".

Author: 0 Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest

James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists. The numbers aren't the only indicator of the level at which those two are performing. "Whether it was playing against (Durant), other than when he put 52 up on my head (Durant corrects him telling him it was 54, to laughs all around)".

Sports Sailing-America's Cup semi-finals becalmed as racing postponed
Author: 0 Sailing-America's Cup semi-finals becalmed as racing postponed

The victory capped off a thrilling Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers which ended with Oracle Team USA topping the standings with nine points. “We had to win that race and it was great to see the teams response.”. “The shore guys still think theres quite a lot of gain to be had there, ” Spithill said. A definite gap exists between the top three and the bottom three, and future America's Cups should look closely at how they can maintain an even playing field whilst still reaching the ...

Author: 0 Mattek-Sands ends Kvitova's comeback in Paris

The 23-time grand slam champion, who is expecting her first child in the autumn, headed to her apartment in Paris after attending the Monaco Grand Prix last weekend. Angelique Kerber said the other day she wanted to fall in love with clay. Kerber, who ended Serena Williams' stay atop the WTA rankings past year, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka, Halep headline French Open schedule Monday

I'm working things out whilst I'm playing the matches. "Whoever had won that first set had big momentum", Murray said. The Scot talked about how heavy and tough the conditions were in his post-match interview . Asked how he felt about the fans' response to his forehands, del Potro joked: "I like (it) a lot". I had struggled the last six or seven weeks. ANDY Murray will measure himself against one of the best of the next generation in the fourth round of the French Open .

Author: 0 Warriors' dunkfest a concern for Cavs

The only thing that kept Cleveland in the game in the first half was the usually brilliant play from James and Irving and several missed layups by Golden State. Cleveland took advantage of his absence in Game 5 to win on the road, then won the next two games to win the series in seven games . They got virtually nothing from center Tristan Thompson (zero points, four rebounds in 22 minutes) and J.R.

Author: 0 Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

Game 1 of the NBA Finals had all the ingredients to create a spectacular showdown. First and foremost, then make sure Golden State's sharpshooters have a hand in their face. The Cavaliers laid an egg in the second half, and will need to make adjustments heading into game two. It will be interesting to see if history repeats itself this year.

Author: 0 Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's return to action came to an end in the second round of the French Open after she was crashed out by American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in straight sets on Wednesday. The 10th-seeded Williams, a runner-up in Paris in 2002, trailed 3-1 in the opening set but then won seven consecutive games. But that was about it.

Sports 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues
Author: 0 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Nadal, seeking a record 10th championship at the clay-court major, overwhelmed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 and has dropped only 20 games so far. Kvitova returned to tennis in Paris after being attacked in the Czech Republic in December. Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time.

Sports Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli
Author: 0 Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli

Mohammad Amir was the pick of Pakistan's attack with none for 32 in 8.1 overs. Wahab Riaz was very expensive, conceding 87 runs off his 8.4 overs. Fast bowler Umesh Yadav was the most successful among the Indian bowlers with figures of 3/0 in 7.4 overs. Playing his first ODI in 10 years in a country where he played perhaps his most famous innings back in 2002, Yuvraj unleashed sensational checked drives to beat fielders all over the ground.

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017: LeSean McCoy has massive bet on Warriors

A source with knowledge of the situation told the Huffington Post Sunday that the Bills are in "preliminary talks" with the wide receiver. If it's up to Taylor, Maclin will be in Buffalo as soon as possible. "That's basically telling you, 'You're not good enough for us". He agreed to a five-year, $40 million contract with Buffalo in 2015. "Just to see what his thoughts, what is he thinking moving forward and try to get him here".

Sports Jason Dufner has last laugh at Memorial Tournament
Author: 0 Jason Dufner has last laugh at Memorial Tournament

Justin Thomas missed consecutive short birdie putts that stopped any momentum he had. However, he came back with a pair of birdies at the par-5 5th and 7th holes to get back to 12-under for the tournament. He played through nerves, as well, in contending at the PGA at Baltusrol, won by Jimmy Walker.
"There will definitely be nerves", Summerhays said of his expectations for Sunday's final round.

Sports Team New Zealand Sail a Clean Penultimate Day of Qualifiers
Author: 0 Team New Zealand Sail a Clean Penultimate Day of Qualifiers

That gives the United States team a point in the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, the final round of the events taking place now in Bermuda. Team New Zealand chose the British challenge as their opponents in the America's Cup challenger semifinals . Britain's Land Rover BAR brought in two bonus points for leading the ACWS standings.

Sports Flawless postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant
Author: 0 Flawless postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

Helping LeBron deliver the city of Cleveland its first championship in 52 years. Kerr took the leave between Games 2 and 3 of the opening round against the Portland Trail Blazers to find a remedy for the migraines and nausea he has experienced stemming from back surgery nearly two years ago.

Author: 0 Cavaliers want to ramp up physicality but won't 'dirty up' game

If the Golden State Warriors are interested in winning their second National Basketball Association title in three years, they would be wise to cease concerning themselves with the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers. On offense, LeBron had the ball but there was a lot of 3/4 pick-and-roll with Kevin Love and he had a quick 9 points as the Warriors struggled to stop it.

Author: 0 Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

Coming into the Champions League final, it was widely considered that Real Madrid was the more talented team but that Juventus had a real chance to win due to their tactical nous brought by the mind of Max Allegri. "I think definitely instruction from mister [Zidane], and what he said that we need to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in first half after our goal, we drop back too much and it was not good for us and second half he changed this, and it ...

Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza hits out at French Open crowd

Khachanov is playing at Roland Garros for the first time. The match was suspended a night earlier after the first set because of rain. Mladenovic , who has been hampered by back problems, tops the tally of double faults produced at Roland Garros, having served 40 since the tournament started.

Sports Mariners use long ball to slug their way past Rays, 12-4
Author: 0 Mariners use long ball to slug their way past Rays, 12-4

Weeks is filling in for Logan Morrison on Sunday as he bats fifth and plays first against southpaw Ariel Miranda and the Mariners . "I think he's still fairly stiff, but he got treatment", Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash said. "He doesn't have easy outs". Gaviglio's outing was certainly helped by the lovely unassisted double by Danny Valencia , who seems to be doing his best to prove Kenner right .

Sports Man United target Alvaro Morata wants Real Madrid stay
Author: 0 Man United target Alvaro Morata wants Real Madrid stay

Morata started just 14 games in La Liga last season, but still managed to find the back of the net 15 times in Spain's top-tier. Both clubs are also believed to be interested in Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, who would cost significantly more than the newly crowned Champions League victor.

Author: 0 Man United should snap up these 2 Tottenham stars this summer

Manchester United players came to play in this match with black badge. That they succeeded in doing so was a testament to their strength of character. The Red Devils have been relentlessly linked with a possible summer transfer move to bring the France star to Old Trafford as Mourinho looks to bolster his squad ahead of next season.

Author: 0 Andrew Benintendi Blasts Two Home Runs In 7-3 Win Over Orioles

Price went 5 innings in his 2017 debut against the White Sox last week, allowing 3 earned runs in 2 hits with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. "But winning the game, that's the No. Jackie Bradley Jr . laced a single to right to score Mookie Betts and Benintendi, giving Boston an early two-run edge. Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin and Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna celebrate their victory over the Cincinnati Reds in an interleague baseball game in Toronto on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

Larson finished second in his Chip Ganassi Chevrolet ahead of Truex. "Jimmie did a good job on the restart, a lot better job than I did. He just did a better job than I did on that last restart". "At a place that's really hard to pass, we had to come from about 15th to get to third". I fought all race long. "I felt like we were on defense the whole race".

Author: 0 Nadal races into fourth round

The 25-year-old was actually somewhat unlucky to win only one game, given that he won 36 points in the match , but it took him until the second set to hit his first victor, as he was simply unable to break through Nadal's otherworldly defences.

Sports India trounces Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy; wins by 124 runs
Author: 0 India trounces Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy; wins by 124 runs

India had seemed to slumber in the middle of their innings after reaching 136/0 but a key 93-run partnership in less than 10 overs came from Kohli and Yuvraj for the third wicket. You guessed it right, we are talking about the iconic India Pakistan class on June 4 in the Champions Trophy . The Pakistanis were off to a steady start thanks to openers Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad, who put together an opening stand of 47 runs in nine overs before pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck the first ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray battles into third round

The pair were tied at a set all and 1-1 in the third when Almagro stopped playing, standing with his hands on his knees and head bowed before collapsing to the clay and sobbing uncontrollably. Kei Nishikori of Japan serves during the men's singles second round match against Jeremy Chardy of France on Thursday. "The first set was very tight and she made the great shots in the important moments".

Author: 0 How Andy Murray answered his critics with a win

Murray, who has struggled for form since the Australian Open with a combination of illness and injuries not helping matters, faces Juan Martin del Potro - the man he beat to clinch his second Olympic gold medal in Rio last summer. "So maybe at the beginning of the match, if you're coming in with not too many matches, you feel slightly less pressure than you might do if it was best of three".

Sports Jack Nicklaus: Tiger Woods
Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus: Tiger Woods "needs our help"

However, Woods blew a 0.0 on a breath test for alcohol. Tiger Woods was found by police asleep at the wheel of his auto with the engine running, documents show. Police say Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel but had no alcohol in his system when officers spotted his vehicle stopped along a Florida road. "I didn't realise the mix of medications had affected me so strongly", Woods said in the statement.