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Sports Zidane rooting for Marseille in Europa League final
Author: 0 Zidane rooting for Marseille in Europa League final

They had started well and had a great chance to open the scoring inside four minutes, Valere Germain shooting over after being slipped in by Payet. Marseille continued to dominate for much of the first half, however, they were unable to take control of the tie as Jan Oblak was equal to much of the Ligue One sides efforts.

Sports Jason Witten Thinks Dez Bryant Will Sign With This NFL Team
Author: 0 Jason Witten Thinks Dez Bryant Will Sign With This NFL Team

In a response from Bryant , he said he remains very appreciative of the offer from Baltimore before going on to question what he pictures as the media's motivation to continue to place his character in a negative light. Another team he could end up going to is Drew Brees and the Saints . This is good news for the Vikings, who won't have to go against Bryant twice a season, unless he signs with the Bears or Lions, which seems unlikely.

Sports Mario Gotze Misses Out On Germany's Provisional Squad
Author: 0 Mario Gotze Misses Out On Germany's Provisional Squad

Injured Manuel Neuer was named in Germany's extended 27 man pre-World Cup squad on Tuesday, but there was no place for Brazil 2014 victor, Mario Goetze . Low instead selected Stuttgart's Mario Gomez and uncapped Freiburg striker Nils Petersen , who scored 15 league goals this past season - a record eight as a substitute and five from the penalty spot.

Sports Mercedes explains stall in Lewis Hamilton contract talks
Author: 0 Mercedes explains stall in Lewis Hamilton contract talks

Hamilton won nine races to Bottas's three in 2017. Team boss Toto Wolff said the team's focus had been on beating Ferrari over the past month and would switch to contract talks when a better opportunity arises. He has some serious records. "It's going to be hard". Seventeen championship points is a healthy cushion, but Hamilton may very well need it if he suffers another horror show in the principality.

Sports Joe Hart Won't Be Part Of England's 23 Man World Cup Squad
Author: 0 Joe Hart Won't Be Part Of England's 23 Man World Cup Squad

Yet, his performances at the end of the season forced Southgate to consider Wilshere for a place on the plane to Russian Federation. Joe Hart has missed out on England's World Cup squad, with manager Gareth Southgate omitting the West Ham goalkeeper in favour of Burnley No.

Sports Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal
Author: 0 Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal

Tottenham will play Champions League football in their state-of-the-art stadium next season - the White Hart Lane redevelopment to hold 62,000 supporters. "They will say 'people want to watch quality, so why should we have to share the money?'" Wenger says his successor can not be afraid to bring fresh ideas to Arsenal , who have missed out on Champions League qualification in each of the past two seasons.

Sports Fonseca holds West Ham talks at Sullivan home
Author: 0 Fonseca holds West Ham talks at Sullivan home

Moyes took over at West Ham in November with the club in the relegation zone. "I'm told it's "touch and go" whether he stays at West Ham". The Chilean cut his managerial teeth in South America with clubs such as San Lorenzo and River Plate before trying his luck in Europe with Villareal, Real Madrid and Malaga.

Sports India threatens to take Nawaz Sharif's statement to ICJ
Author: 0 India threatens to take Nawaz Sharif's statement to ICJ

And the person who is asking this question has been labelled a traitor. He said that India took Nawaz's statement as an admission of Pakistan's involvement in terrorism. His comments triggered a controversy, prompting the National Security Committee (NSC) - Pakistan's top civil-military body - to call a high-level meeting.

Sports Patrick Vieira's awkward reaction to being contacted by Arsenal about manager's role
Author: 0 Patrick Vieira's awkward reaction to being contacted by Arsenal about manager's role

Former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta , an assistant to Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola , is now the odds-on favourite with British bookmakers to replace Wenger. Merson wrote in The Daily Star about Wenger: " Everton? ". "If he stays I will be the happiest guy in the world and if he decides to move because he has this offer, this option, I will not say you do not have to go".

Sports Ronaldo speaks on Neymar's transfer to Real Madrid
Author: 0 Ronaldo speaks on Neymar's transfer to Real Madrid

Elaborating further on some of the positives, the 46-year-old added: "Well I improved my French, I am feeling closer towards Paris itself, I now know how the sentence "Ici c'est Paris " really means something special". PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has dismissed talk of losing Neymar to Real Madrid or Manchester United , insisting the Brazilian will stay "2000%".

Sports Kane on 'amazing' Salah: 'I haven't seen Mo to talk with him'
Author: 0 Kane on 'amazing' Salah: 'I haven't seen Mo to talk with him'

That's what everyone wants, ' said the Holland worldwide. "We have an opportunity now to win a big trophy with a massive club that has been waiting for a lot of years for a trophy". 'Good players, good team. Since Buvac departed Anfield, the Reds have lost two out of three fixtures, but Klopp has sought to quell fears that his absence may have an adverse impact in the final.

Sports Firmino named in Brazil squad for World Cup
Author: 0 Firmino named in Brazil squad for World Cup

Star man Neymar has recently returned to fitness and despite not playing for club side Paris-Saint Germain, the samba star is still expected to play a pivotal role for his country in this summer's tournament. Fagner is now carrying an injury of his own but has been cleared by Lasmar to play in Russian Federation. "We can't cry over those who are absent.

Sports Kevin O'Brien targets victory after hitting Ireland's first Test ton
Author: 0 Kevin O'Brien targets victory after hitting Ireland's first Test ton

The collective first-class experience of Ireland stands at 1,103 matches, which is substantially more than Pakistan's 799. After surviving a tense final few overs, in which he relied on luck more than judgement to keep his wicket intact, O'Brien admitted that he wasn't used to "these longer forms" and paid tribute to his batting partners, Stuart Thompson, who also made a half-century, and Tyrone Kane, who was unbeaten on 8 at the close.

Sports Fulham take a step closer to EPL promotion
Author: 0 Fulham take a step closer to EPL promotion

He is focused and wants to prove himself'. "He's unbelievable", Aleksandar Mitrovic , on-loan from Newcastle United , said of Sessegnon on Sky Sports . It is very a big ask to do it for 180 minutes instead of 90. They finished sixth in the Championship, a staggering 13 points behind third-place Fulham .

Sports DeAngelo Hall Retires from NFL After 14-Year Career
Author: 0 DeAngelo Hall Retires from NFL After 14-Year Career

The NFL's active leading interceptor prior to his announcement with 43 career INTs, Hall returned five of those for touchdowns. The three-time Pro Bowl selection was traded to the Raiders in March 2008 but lasted just eight games in Oakland before being released.

Sports Knights dump Jets to even conference final, take home-ice advantage
Author: 0 Knights dump Jets to even conference final, take home-ice advantage

Tatar was acquired before the trade deadline from the Detroit Red Wings for three draft picks, but had just four goals and two assists in 20 games for Vegas in the regular season. Centre Paul Stastny said even a one-goal deficit is a hard hole to emerge from in the heat of spring hockey. "We're not too anxious about what other people have to say", James Neal said.

Sports Conte
Author: 0 Conte "wasn't able" to keep Chelsea determined vs

Speculation is rife that Conte will leave Stamford Bridge this summer, but asked if the final will be his last game in charge, he replied: "Do you think so?" Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has said the departure of the team's former Technical Director Mike Emenalo made the season hard for the Blues.

Sports Andrew McCutchen returns to Pittsburgh for first time as a Giant
Author: 0 Andrew McCutchen returns to Pittsburgh for first time as a Giant

Overall, McCutchen had 5 All-Star appearances with the Pirates , hit 20+ home runs six times, and finished his Pirate career with a.291/.379/.487 line. "To be going back and doing a fairly good job definitely is a plus". Nova He blamed himself for not being able to field Pablo Sandoval's sixth-inning grounder.

Sports Juventus clinch seventh consecutive Serie A title after Roma draw
Author: 0 Juventus clinch seventh consecutive Serie A title after Roma draw

With one match left to play Juve can not be caught by second-placed SSC Napoli, who are four points behind after winning 2-0 at UC Sampdoria. "It's hard to see these four years being repeated", Allegri said. Juventus had early chances with Edin Dzeko firing over, a Lorenzo Pellegrini right footer flying wide and Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick hitting the side netting.

Sports Mike D'Antoni: Rockets are 'obviously the underdog' against Warriors
Author: 0 Mike D'Antoni: Rockets are 'obviously the underdog' against Warriors

Kevin Durant continues to deliver in the postseason for the Golden State Warriors . Durant and Curry are second and third on the list. The Rockets entered the game averaging just nine turnovers per game in the playoffs. That changed when they signed Durant, with whom they've gone 24-3 in the playoffs. Houston never regained the lead as the Warriors cruised to the win.

Sports Bale gives Real Madrid selection headache
Author: 0 Bale gives Real Madrid selection headache

The Welsh star helped himself to two goals in Madrid's 6-0 victory over Celta Vigo yesterday, but the jury's still out on whether he'll start in the final or if he'll still be at the club next season. Atletico Madrid warmed up... Simeone admitted the challenge posed by Marseille would be different to that encountered at Getafe. Zinedine Zidane insists "every important player wants to play for Real Madrid ", but refused to entertain the idea of launching an audacious bid for Neymar .

Sports I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce
Author: 0 I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce

Reports in England suggest that Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney could be the latest star join up with the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Villa in Major League Soccer. Rooney moved to Everton from Manchester United in 2017. The speculation has mounted with rumours of a rift between the player and Allardyce , stemming back to the goalless draw in the Merseyside Derby in April when Rooney was visibly unhappy with being substituted.

Sports Mets' DeGrom pulled after one inning in return from DL
Author: 0 Mets' DeGrom pulled after one inning in return from DL

The Phillies have surprised many people this season and have gotten out to a strong 22-15 start to the season. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. He enters Sunday with a 0.99 WHIP and 11.2 strikeouts per nine innings rate on the season. Callaway was unhappy with how late the Phillies informed the Mets that Saturday's game was going to be delayed.

Sports Arkansas softball earns national seed, will host regional
Author: 0 Arkansas softball earns national seed, will host regional

The Bulls (38-21) and Buckeyes (34-14) square off at 5 p.m.in the double-elimination event, with Florida (50-8) facing Bethune-Cookman at 7:30. In the Seattle Regional, Texas will face Minnesota on Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. Super Regional at Tempe, Ariz.: 3-0 loss to Arizona State, 11-0 loss to Arizona State. This marks the second consecutive year the league will send four teams dancing.

Sports Martinez homer lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays
Author: 0 Martinez homer lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays

Toronto stranded eight base runners over the first seven innings - 10 in total - and was 2-for-13 hitting with runners in scoring position. His command was mostly sharp until the fourth inning, when he walked two batters and gave up a two-out RBI single to Anthony Alford .

Sports Former NFL Coach Chuck Knox Passes Away at 86
Author: 0 Former NFL Coach Chuck Knox Passes Away at 86

The Rams issued the following statement on his passing. Chuck Knox, left, shakes hands with then-Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren after the franchise's last game at the Kingdome in December 1999. Coach Knox was a man made of stone & grit but had heart for the game & his players that defined what playing in the National Football League was all about.it was my Honor to share the game you loved & thank you for being my COACH, ' former player Brian Bosworth tweeted.

Sports Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo Rue Poor Qualifying
Author: 0 Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo Rue Poor Qualifying

I chipped away at my lap time by a few hundredths but it wasn't enough and they put in a few belters at the end. [I] felt like if you got lucky you could put in a blistering lap but yeah, probably one out of five I could make it happen and the four other laps I was sliding and yeah, struggling to stay on.

Sports Jos Buttler leads RR to a sensational win
Author: 0 Jos Buttler leads RR to a sensational win

Sunrisers arrived in Pune with a flawless record batting first, having successfully defended118, 132, 146 and 151. The things started the ideal way for the superkings as both of their openers Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu were enjoying the Hyderabad bowlers.

Sports Wilfried Zaha Set For A £50m Move To Man City
Author: 0 Wilfried Zaha Set For A £50m Move To Man City

The veteran Englishman took over from the sacked Frank de Boer with the Eagles in a perilous position but will feel a keen sense of redemption after leading his boyhood club to a highly-creditable finishing place of 11th. It was then Andros Townsend's turn to spurn an excellent opportunity to give Palace the lead, but he slipped and skewed his driven effort wide when put through by Zaha.

Sports Alonso urges McLaren to kick on after season's best qualifying
Author: 0 Alonso urges McLaren to kick on after season's best qualifying

McLaren has never hidden the fact that its aim for 2018 was to top the midfield and close the gap on the top three teams. He's going to wait and see how these developments come along - we have more developments coming - so in the middle of the year we will sit down and make a decision.

Sports SA Hero Manyonga Tastes Victory in Shanghai
Author: 0 SA Hero Manyonga Tastes Victory in Shanghai

Starting in the outside lane, the 22-year-old clocked a time of 10.04sec. Miller-Uibo Shaunae from Bahamas stormed to win the women's 200 meters with 22.06 seconds while Brianna Mcneal of United States beat her teammate Sharika Nelvis to win the women's 100m hurdles.

Sports Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Says He Wants Rafa Benitez To Stay On
Author: 0 Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Says He Wants Rafa Benitez To Stay On

In what is widely expected to be Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte's final league game in charge, Ayoze Perez scored twice after Dwight Gayle's opener, and the below-par Blues had to settle for finishing fifth. "I would like to thank Rafa Benitez for his magnificent achievement this season", Ashley wrote in a statement released after the game. Antonio Conte, in what may have been his last game as Chelsea boss in the Premier League, decided to make a number of changes for the clash with the ...

Sports Mariners' Cano may need surgery on broken hand
Author: 0 Mariners' Cano may need surgery on broken hand

Mariners: Cano hasn't missed a game this season and hasn't played in fewer than 150 in any of the last 11 years. The next hitter, Jean Segura, blasted a bases-loaded single up the middle past a diving Iglesias. We lose as a team. The Mariners activated right-hander Dan Altavilla from the 10-day disabled list before the second game. With Acta managing, Ichiro Suzuki served as Seattle's bench coach for the two games.

Sports Rashford On Target As Utd Sign-Off With Win
Author: 0 Rashford On Target As Utd Sign-Off With Win

The likes of Richarlison , Deulofeu and Andre Gray were looking particularly risky in the opening exchanges which gave the travelling supporters hope that they could achieve a positive result on their final outing of the season. Carrick spoke to the fans after the win, thanking them for all their support over his 12-year career at the club, where he has lifted every trophy possible.

Sports Premier League stats: Gabriel Jesus, Man City, Wenger, Kane, Liverpool
Author: 0 Premier League stats: Gabriel Jesus, Man City, Wenger, Kane, Liverpool

They've also scored the most goals ever in a Premier League season, with 106, and have recorded the most wins in a Premier League season, with 32. 4869 - Wayne Rooney set a new Premier League record for the longest gap between goals for a single team in the competition (4869 days) when he scored for Everton on the opening day of the season against Stoke City .

Sports Vitor Belfort Gives Emotional Retirement Speech at UFC 224
Author: 0 Vitor Belfort Gives Emotional Retirement Speech at UFC 224

Machida would fire off some solid low kicks before switching his stance and then promptly landing a sensational front kick to the face of Belfort. However, when taking on fellow Brazilian Lyoto Machida in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night at the UFC 224 event, The Phenom perhaps didn't envisage his career ending with a attractive crane kick from The Dragon which saw him suffer a brutal knockout loss that had fans reminiscing about two memorable fights from their careers.