Author: 0 Mourinho: We had to make a decision to play for the draw

Mourinho's side failed to maintain their counter-attacking threat in the second half and City were unable to unlock the stoic United defence - the loss of David Silva to injury in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final defeat proving influential. "We did that in the first half, where we controlled the game but in the second half things were more hard". The result also will ensure a nervous end to the season for Liverpool who can now be caught by both Manchester clubs if they win their game in hand.

Sports Canucks rumors: Travis Green to be named next head coach
Author: 0 Canucks rumors: Travis Green to be named next head coach

We'll have more as the club introduces Green at an incoming press conference. It was a pretty easy decision for us. Former Canuck coach Willie Desjardins was criticized for not being lenient enough with young players, even as he was successfully developing a bunch of them.

Author: 0 Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should be banned for life

Sharapova, the five-time Grand Slam victor, was suspended back in March 2016 after testing positive for meldonium. "She's not someone I can say I look up to anymore because it's definitely ruined it for me a little bit". "It's going to be tough, but every match I play now is important for me", she said. The only thing I can control is what I do out there, and those are my mottos.

Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers - 4/28/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Calgary scored five of its eight goals on the power play and did so in its 13 chances over the four games. Josh Manson almost put the Ducks ahead 2-0 when he rushes Talbot, but Edmonton got a handle on the game, thanks to power plays. His defensive game was stellar, and showed a willingness to skate the puck out of trouble. The Edmonton Oilers defenceman - who's paid handsomely to handcuff shooters, not be a scoring hero - only had one career playoff goal before Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez Thoroughly Embarrasses Himself With Dive And 'Graphic' Injury Photo

However, should Arsenal fail to qualify for the Champions League Sanchez is likely to quit the club and Wenger admitted yesterday they would struggle to replace him. Luckily for Sanchez, Leicester weren't so lucky to redeem themselves of their earlier mishap - an own goal, the only goal, from Robert Huth - keeping Arsenal's hopes for a top four finish alive.

Author: 0 Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder banned for 18 months over betting

Burnley midfielder Joey Barton says he has been effectively forced into an early retirement after being banned for 18 months by the Football Association (FA) over betting offences. "As for the scale of my football betting, since 2004, on a Betfair account held in my own name, registered at my home address and verified by my own passport, with full transparency, I have placed over 15,000 bets across a whole range of sports".

Sports Zurich Classic of New Orleans tee times and pairings: Friday's Round 2
Author: 0 Zurich Classic of New Orleans tee times and pairings: Friday's Round 2

Now there are 80 two-player teams, and the players got to choose their partners. A few teams have players from the same state, none more prominent than Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly of Wisconsin. It should be an interesting one as alternate shot play gets started in Round 1. Reed is as emotional as they come. Young Ryan Ruffels, a player filled with promise, would be on his way.

Sports Former Ohio State Cornerback Gareon Conley Accused Of Sexual Assault
Author: 0 Former Ohio State Cornerback Gareon Conley Accused Of Sexual Assault

The Buckeyes cornerback has been accused of raping a 23-year-old woman in a hotel room in Cleveland, a claim he vehemently denies. The report states that shortly after Conley was done he kicked the alleged victim out of the hotel room. She told Conley to stop and said "no", but he allegedly continued the assault. Police said Conley does not live in Cleveland but they are trying to track him down for an official statement.

Author: 0 Boston Bruins Lines and Pairings Against Ottawa Senators Game 3

Once again, the Calgary Flames put themselves in a situation where they could have taken a game on the road, but instead, the Anaheim Ducks escaped Game 2 with a 3-2 victory, extending their Honda Center win streak against the Flames to 29 games and taking a 2-0 series lead.

Author: 0 Arsenal won't sell Sanchez to Premier League rival-Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has again offered no indication as to where his future lies, but he did comment on Olivier Giroud's. Wenger then added: "I don't think you would sell him to any Premier League club, that is for sure". "The top four is open - but what it demands from us is consistency in the results now until the end of the season". "It is unusual because I feel that he always grows during the game", Wenger said at a media conference.

Author: 0 Monaco dream on after making semis

Now we have to play well and I'm convinced we can do that. Monaco head in on the back of a four-game winning streak in all competitions: They came from behind to beat struggling Dijon and stay atop of their domestic table on Saturday. Monaco were at their swashbuckling best on the night and went 2-0 up on 17 minutes, with Rademel Falcao deftly heading home from a Thomas Lemar centre.

Sports Ibrahimovic and Rojo suffer 'significant ligament damage'
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic and Rojo suffer 'significant ligament damage'

The Italian agent was scheduled to speak with Old Trafford officials before the striker suffered his frightful knee injury in Man United's Europa League quarter-final victory over Anderlecht on Thursday. Rojo's injury is also a serious bodyblow to United's depleted resources at the back with both England worldwide central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling expected to be out till mid May.

Sports Dustin Johnson opens as favorite at US Open
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson opens as favorite at US Open

He showed up Thursday morning to give it a try, but Johnson wound up withdrawing before teeing a ball on the first hole. Johnson's injury is clearly not a long-term one though after the American's participation in the PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship, on May 4, was confirmed.

Sports Chelsea Calm Nerves And Extend Lead With Win Over Southampton
Author: 0 Chelsea Calm Nerves And Extend Lead With Win Over Southampton

Diego Costa scored twice, his first goal his 50th in the EPL, with skipper Gary Cahill and Eden Hazard scoring the others. But Gary Cahill restored Chelsea's lead in first-half stoppage time , bravely heading in N'Golo Kante's deep cross, before Costa took centre-stage in the second half.

Author: 0 Nadal claims record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title

Nadal will also look to become a 10-time victor at the French Open and at next week's Barcelona Open, the organisers of which renamed their main court to "Pista Rafa Nadal" this past week in honour of the Spaniard. The 14-times grand slam champion had won his two previous encounters against Ramos and the 15th seed failed to snap that run on Sunday. "At the same time, it is always a unique moment, every time, I have this trophy with me".

Sports Mbappe helps fire Monaco to Champions League semis
Author: 0 Mbappe helps fire Monaco to Champions League semis

The hosts were unable to produce another miracle as they were held to a goalless draw by Juve at Camp Nou with the Italian champions progressing to the semi-finals. "We have to compliment the lads for all they are doing this season. Ask the others, who probably now won't want to meet us", Bonucci said. "It's the right result and down to us as we have grown in conviction and personality: we are a team which is more and more European".

Sports We're Building Momentum - Arsene Wenger Hails Arsenal As Leicester Beaten
Author: 0 We're Building Momentum - Arsene Wenger Hails Arsenal As Leicester Beaten

A yellow card was given for diving and rightly so. He was not at the right distance away. The referee didn't tell him. With Alexis Sanchez not retreating, Fuchs threw the ball at Sanchez, who clutched his face and collapsed in a heap. The result left Arsenal four points short of that crucial fourth Champions League spot. On a night when their attacking play was at its most turgid, the Gunners needed help to breach Leicester and it came in the form of Huth, who unwittingly diverted a ...

Sports Predators goalie blanks Blackhawks in opener
Author: 0 Predators goalie blanks Blackhawks in opener

In NHL playoff history, the team that leads a series 2-0 wins that series 88 percent of the time . But did they truly "steal" the win? The Blackhawks are currently down 2-0 in the seven game series with the Predators now gaining home ice advantage.

Sports Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

Khris Middleton has 10 steals so far in the postseason and had a playoff career-high five steals in Game 5. San Antonio won 116-103. "No", Jason Kidd said quickly, when asked whether he was pondering any lineup changes for Thursday. The last three games have been won by the team that has set an early tone. Now, with a chance to clinch a first-round series for the second straight season and just the third time in franchise history, the Raptors will try to ignore their past when they ...

Sports National Basketball Association roundup: Bulls seize 2-0 lead over Celtics
Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Bulls seize 2-0 lead over Celtics

According to the betting odds at OddsShark , Chicago is a 7.5-point road underdog and the Game 2 over/under is 206 points. Isaiah Thomas followed his 33-point outing in Game 1 with 20 points. There was a moment of silence after the grieving Thomas led his teammates onto the floor and just before the playing of the U.S. national anthem. Basketball fans of both teams at the TD Garden in Boston offered a moment of silence to pay their respects for Thomas' 22-year-old little sister, ...

Author: 0 Blue Jackets' Werenski out with broken cheekbone

Jake Guentzel speaks with a soft voice and is generously listed at 5-foot-10 and 167 pounds, but the 22-year-old rookie has provided loud performances while standing tall in each contest of the Pittsburgh Penguins' opening-round set versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Sports Thomas, Bradley lead Celtics over Bulls
Author: 0 Thomas, Bradley lead Celtics over Bulls

Millsap scored ten of his 19 points in the fourth quarter. Pressed into playing extended time, Calderon wound up with 10 points and five assists in 20 minutes to help the Hawks defeat the Washington Wizards 111-101, evening the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two wins apiece.

Sports 2-run, 10th inning leads Astros past Rays 6-4
Author: 0 2-run, 10th inning leads Astros past Rays 6-4

Snell remained in the game to open the sixth inning but walked Jose Altuve to lead off the frame and was taken out of the game. "It's tough to go out there and have a few bad ones in a row, but they were all great learning experiences for me", he said.

Author: 0 Brighton chairman says won't break the bank after Premier League promotion

It is the first time since 1983 that Brighton have reached the top flight and the first time since the Premier League was introduced in 1992, allowing them to become the 48th club to do so. Don't get me wrong, playing in the best league in the world is not something I take for granted - and I'd take playing Stoke away in the Premier League over playing Brighton in the Championship every day of the week.

Author: 0 India puts Champions Trophy squad on hold

The ICC Board also agreed to a recommendation from the Development Committee to pay the outstanding salaries to national contracted players whilst the Cricket Association of Nepal is suspended and undergoing constitutional reform and reinstatement process.

Author: 0 Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Moreland's single pushed Boston ahead 6-5. "It's a special day for the city, and I'm just excited to have that opportunity", he said. "It's been a smooth transition". "Chad pitched a fantastic game", Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. What is unique about the game is the 11:05 a.m. ET start time , the earliest scheduled game of the season.

Author: 0 Orioles top Red Sox for fourth straight victory

Machado attempted to break Pedroia's fall, but the four-time AL All-Star crumbled to the ground. Note, too, that Pedroia said he'd expect to get drilled if he spiked Machado - while Machado said he expected nothing. Cubs 12, Reds 8: Willson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots. "That's a mishandled situation".

Sports Mets push back Syndergaard, start Gsellman vs. Braves
Author: 0 Mets push back Syndergaard, start Gsellman vs. Braves

The team later stated that it was a left hamstring pull . Considering two starters-Steven Matz and Seth Lugo- are already on the disabled list with elbow injuries, and a handful of position players including Yoenis Cespedes have been hobbled in recent weeks, it's no surprise the Mets are being overcautious with their starter.

Sports Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident
Author: 0 Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

She promptly deleted the photo, but not before it could be screenshot and spread all over the internet, where fans lost the minds over the fact that the tennis champ won the Australian Open while pregnant . Later that day, Williams' publicist confirmed that the 23-time Grand Slam victor is indeed pregnant. I will continue to take a lead and stand up for what's right.

Sports Kobe Bryant Gets Real About Basketball
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant Gets Real About Basketball

He was often criticized toward the end of his career for possibly staying too long after injuries and age became a factor in his playing style. But it appears Bryant is not contemplating a return, no matter how many points he scored in that unforgettable final game.

Author: 0 Mourinho blames fixture congestion for Pogba Manchester derby absence

Guardiola ruled out a summer move for Tottenham's Dele Alli, despite describing the midfielder as "one of the most fantastic players I have ever seen". Gabriel has no pain at all so is ready but three months out [with a broken foot means] his condition is not optimal. "Sergio is much better - he will be ready".

Author: 0 Watch NBA Game 5 Online, Team News

It's the first time Boston has led in a playoff series since 2012. The third ended with the Bulls ahead 81-79, after a last-second three-pointer by Jimmy Butler . "We see that in practice", Robin Lopez said . Washington at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. "Unfortunately we got a few techs at the end", Wade said. The Boston Celtics will host the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Sports Subrata suspended for dope taint
Author: 0 Subrata suspended for dope taint

General Secretary Kushal Das said Paul, an Arjuna Awardee, flunked an out-of- competition test last month. A first-time dope offender will be handed a maximum ban period of four years. "I will prove my innocence as I have played the game with honesty and integrity in my career of more than 10 years now". In the last couple of years, Paul has not been India's No.1 goalkeeper as that position has gone to Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who now plays for a Norwegian first division club.

Author: 0 Bruins' second period frenzy not enough to beat Senators in Game 3

The Senators came out of the gate strongly, scoring two quick goals in the first period. "Keep growing", Boucher said when asked what he told the players Sunday. "There's just a few minor things". Either way, that fan in the David Krejci jersey got ahold of Wideman's stick and tried to yank it away from him for a take-home souvenir.

Author: 0 Could Saints decide top four?

United are now fifth in the table, one point behind fourth-placed City with both having five more league fixtures to go after Thursday's. Want to watch the game? United lost the league fixture at Old Trafford against City earlier in the season.

Author: 0 NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges

According to TMZ , Conley's attorney vehemently denied the allegations against Conley, saying they're "ludicrous and ridiculous". According to the police report, the accuser says she met Conley while riding up the elevator at the Westin Hotel.

Sports Sebi nod to options trading in commodity derivatives, drives MCX almost 3%
Author: 0 Sebi nod to options trading in commodity derivatives, drives MCX almost 3%

In a bid to channelise household savings into capital markets and promote digitisation in investment instruments, regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed investing in mutual funds through digital wallets. Earlier this year, previous Chairman U.K. Sinha said SEBI was seeking legal opinion on options trading in commodities, which could require amendments to the Securities Contracts Regulations Act.

Sports Perez-Sanders tour kicks off amid progressive skepticism
Author: 0 Perez-Sanders tour kicks off amid progressive skepticism

To rebuild the Democratic Party we have to focus on local elections with candidates like Heath Mello and engaging the grassroots on issues like clean energy, universal pre-K and jobs that keep young people here in Nebraska. "It will only set back women's fundamental rights and freedoms", she added. Pointing to the 20-point swing toward Democrats, Perez said that "if we replicate that success everywhere, we will flip the House in 2018".

Sports Barcelona and Real Madrid both in the goals
Author: 0 Barcelona and Real Madrid both in the goals

Paco Alcacer added the fifth goal of the Blaugrana in the 64th minute, and three minutes later Javier Mascherano scored his sixth and first goal in the Barcelona shirt during 319 matches by penalty. Barcelona , which is still without the suspended Neymar, opted for a more unusual lineup than normal, with Andres Iniesta and Luis Suarez among those getting a breather after Sunday's match, while Lucas Digne, Arda Turan and Denis Suarez entered the starting XI .