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Author: 0 Klopp relishing top-four pressure

Speaking about his goal, Can said: "I have never scored a goal like that - maybe when I was younger". "Everything is in our hands", Can told Sky Sports . "We thought we needed him in these moments and he said "ok, I'll try". "I only saw it once but it looked already pretty nice". It was Liverpools third successive away win and got them back on track after a 2-1 home defeat against Crystal Palace which had ended a seven-game unbeaten streak.

Author: 0 Cavs take commanding 3-0 lead in series over Raptors

The Cavs coasted over the Raptors by an average margin of 20.5 points over the first couple of contests. James scored 35 points in Game Three and now has 5,811 points to trail Jordan by 176 points. He scored 21 points in the first half, hitting 7 of 12 from the field and all seven of his free throw attempts. "It's something we've done, we've knocked down threes all year and for some reason it's escaped us right now", Casey said.

Sports Gonzalo Higuain at the double as Juventus march past Monaco
Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuain at the double as Juventus march past Monaco

Gianluigi Buffon says his motivation is to continue proving he belongs at the highest level and wants people to be sad when he eventually ends his playing career. Juventus made an array of attempts to pile up more pressure on Monaco . First, Mbappe could only send a free header straight at Gianluigi Buffon , before the Italy goalkeeper - making his 100th Champions League appearance for Juve - had to beat away a close-range volley from the teenager, both chances created by Nabil Dirar.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard's Injuries Could Be Worse Than Expected

Kawhi Leonard sat the last few minutes of regulation and all of overtime with a (probably) ankle sprain. "Everybody picked it up". "He's really turned it on", coach Gregg Popovich said . "Yeah, I'm going to be able to play". It's no secret the Rockets were overwhelmingly dependent on Harden all season. Houston's Eric Gordon missed a 3-point attempt with 17.7 seconds left, and Green was quickly fouled.

Sports Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win
Author: 0 Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win

United, who travel to Arsenal, and Liverpool, who host Southampton, are both in action on Sunday. "Today was important because we are playing for the future of the club", Guardiola said. "We've got a full week with no game next week, and we'll speak to the players and I'll try to get around to as many as I can next week, because the following week will be pretty busy with three games in eight days", he added.

Sports Ravens' John Harbaugh Defends Orioles In Growing Rivalry With Red Sox
Author: 0 Ravens' John Harbaugh Defends Orioles In Growing Rivalry With Red Sox

It was a far calmer, cooler Machado than we saw for most of the week. In the first inning of Tuesday's game at Fenway Park, Sale pitched a 98 miles per hour fastball towards the third baseman, prompting both sides to be warned. F--ing hit me", Machado said. "It's been a month now that I've struggled a little bit, but I'm finally, little by little, taking baby steps, feeling better at the plate, seeing the ball a little better, still making good contact with the ball".

Author: 0 Caps pull Holtby, trail 2-0 as series heads to Pittsburgh

Game 2 is Saturday night in Washington . Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist for Washington , which has yet to lead in the series. It wasn't until the second that the scoring started, with Sidney Crosby scoring twice and Alex Ovechkin scoring once.

Sports Alvarez to take on unbeaten Golovkin
Author: 0 Alvarez to take on unbeaten Golovkin

I've never feared anyone since I was 16, fighting as a professional. "I thought I was going to showcase myself as a fighter that could throw punches, but he just wouldn't do it". "I feel very excited". "We're close and I think we can get the fight done", Gomez said before an Alvarez-Chavez press conference Wednesday afternoon at MGM Grand.

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Author: 0 Tuanzebe: "Mourinho gave me one job - to stay with Sanchez"

The victor of the Europa League earns a place in next season's Champions League, increasing its significance for a United side that has only played in Europe's top competition for one of the last three seasons. "My feelings, it's also the most important match of our history". On beating Mourinho for the first time in the PL: "Well, you know, as you said, it's between the two teams".

Sports BCCI reveals Indian squad for Champions Trophy
Author: 0 BCCI reveals Indian squad for Champions Trophy

Ashwin, who suffered a sports hernia, was also advised six-to-eight weeks of rehabilitation after a gruelling Test series against Australia. Yesterday, the BCCI ended all speculation on India's participation in the next month's Champions Trophy saying that that the Men in Blue will play the 50-over pinnacle event.

Author: 0 CSN Wizards Makes Spygate Joke After Celtics Beat Washington In Game 5

The Boston Celtics continued their home court mastery over Washington, taking charge early and going on to beat the Wizards 123-101 Wednesday to grab a 3-2 lead in the second round series. "We had no answer for those guys". Thomas' standout performance came in Game 2 when he dropped a 50 point game on the Wizards including 14 in the fourth to seal the deal for the Celtics.

Sports BMC's Silvan Dillier wins as race hits mainland
Author: 0 BMC's Silvan Dillier wins as race hits mainland

Switzerland's Silvan Dillier edged Belgium's Jasper Stuyven to claim victory on stage six of the Giro d'Italia today. It's the biggest victory so far for me. Colombia's Fernando Gaviria won a bunch sprint at the end of the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday to claim his second victory of this year's race, while Quick-Step teammate Bob Jungels remained in the overall lead.

Sports Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule
Author: 0 Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule

It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision based on common sense. "Seventeen matches in seven weeks, April and May, with 16 players is completely impossible". "We'll respect who is left in the competition - it's not going to be easy and we're not taking anything for granted at all - but that's got to be the aim".

Sports Alves enjoys a second wind at Juventus
Author: 0 Alves enjoys a second wind at Juventus

Bonucci told juventus.com: "It's a shame about the goal we let in". Juve last won the European Cup in 1996, beating Ajax on penalties in Rome, but they failed to retain the trophy as Borussia Dortmund triumphed in the Munich final 12 months later.

Sports Baahubali character was written for Prabhas, says Rajamouli
Author: 0 Baahubali character was written for Prabhas, says Rajamouli

The team has also been working on an animated series, Baahubali - The Lost Legends, which is turning out to be an exciting space to explore. "We would chat for hours and hours together deep into the night, just not about Baahubali , but different aspects of filmmaking, the philosophy of filmmaking", IANS quoted Mr Rajamouli as saying.

Sports Sanchez's goal keeps Arsenal's top-four PL finish alive
Author: 0 Sanchez's goal keeps Arsenal's top-four PL finish alive

Sanchez's future has been the top of plenty of rumour and speculation throughout the 2016/17 campaign as he weighs up whether to stay at the Emirates or not and, in an interview with Fox Sports (via the Daily Mirror ) Bolt made a suggestion over what Sanchez could do.

Sports NHL Playoffs: Minus Crosby, Penguins Edge Capitals to Take 3-1 Lead
Author: 0 NHL Playoffs: Minus Crosby, Penguins Edge Capitals to Take 3-1 Lead

He also says the fact that Crosby needed nearly a year to recover from a concussion in early 2011 means there was a significant, residual effect on his brain. Sidney Crosby shook after Matt Niskanen's charge. "Our top guys tonight, I thought, weren't as good as they needed to be", Trotz said. The rest of the team lacked scoring depth.

Author: 0 Best feeling in world, says Maria after winning return

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has lashed out at the WTA for giving Maria Sharapova the chance to compete in tournaments after serving a 15-month doping ban and said the Russian is a "cheater" who should never be allowed to play again. Struggling at first, the welcoming crowd, see Sharapova soon show signs of what has made her a grand slam champion as she shaked off rustiness to dominant points en route to her win.

Author: 0 Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, feels Courtois

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. "Honestly for sure this is a big step because now there are three games". They have three games remaining including a trip to Manchester City on Tuesday as they chase the five points they need to reach their target of 50 and comfortable mid-table safety.

Author: 0 Caps' Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

The Penguins are 9-1 in playoff series against the Capitals, including seven straight series wins dating to the 1995 Conference Quarterfinals. Kevin Shattenkirk and Matt Niskanen had trouble clearing the puck out of their own zone and Rust, whose two goals in Game 7 of last year's Eastern Conference Finals sent the Penguins to the Stanley Cup Finals, pounced after a sweet cross-ice feed from Jake Guentzel .

Author: 0 Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis

Chelsea were without their injured France global N'Golo Kante, who won this season's PFA and football writers' Player of the Year awards, but Spaniard Cesc Fabregas controlled the midfield with nearly languid confidence in his absence. "Then, through work, through hard work, he improved a lot". "Obviously I haven't played every game but I've played in the last 20 matches". "Cesc is one of the best examples for our season because he didn't start a lot", Conte added.

Sports Man United set up Europa League final against Ajax
Author: 0 Man United set up Europa League final against Ajax

After 14 matches we are in the final. "We are going to play our game and try to score goals ". Adding that this is the team's "most important match of their history". "For the club it will be very important to be in a European final again". "Their league finishes on Sunday and they will have 12 days to prepare for the final and we have three Premier League matches to play".

Author: 0 The debut for Hughes: Canada rookie tied for lead at Players

Holmes, Alex Noren of Sweden, Chez Reavie and Jon Rahm of Spain are a shot back after shooting 68s, and 11 players, including Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, Francesco Molinari of Italy, Daniel Berger and Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain are another stroke back after finishing in 69.

Author: 0 Wizards Third Quarter Run Too Much for Celtics

That play has drawn out Olynyk critics near and far, and he was even called a "dirty player" by Golden State's Draymond Green , who has a PhD in crossing that proverbial line on an National Basketball Association court. "We've just got to play our game". "We're going to continue to be physical with him". "Unfortunately, he's not able to get some of the calls that he usually gets".

Author: 0 Chelsea take step towards title with win at Everton

Conte's side look unstoppable as they chase the title - scoring all their goals in the final 30 minutes to crush Everton at Goodison Park. Goals by Pedro, Gary Cahill and Willian gave Antonio Conte's Chelsea side a comfortable win in the end but the Spurs team they beat 4-2 in the FA Cup semi-final last weekend are showing remarkable resilience in the league.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: What time does Day 3 start?

According to the man himself, they got two of the top three guys on their board. Premium prices for passers are still in effect. Cleveland Browns - Former Browns player Josh Cribbs and season ticket members, along with alumni, will announce picks from Cedar Point Amusement Park.

Author: 0 Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals

The San Antonio Spurs are looking to punch their ticket to the NBA's Western Conference finals with a game six win against the Houston Rockets. In place of Kawhi Leonard, Jonathon Simmons will be making his first start for the series. If those players can replicate their efforts, the Spurs will have a chance to finish the series and shift attention to the Western Conference Finals.

Author: 0 Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

Four-times victor Nadal twice bounced back to win the first set in a thrilling tiebreak. That point won him what, at the time , seemed a match-sealing break of serve in the third set. Later on Rafael Nadal battled through against Fabio Fognini 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4. The former French Open finalist, who is seeking to become the fourth active player to join the 700-win club, will face Nishikori next.

Sports Prioritising Europa League not a gamble, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Prioritising Europa League not a gamble, says Mourinho

I want to focus on where we are. "I think, when you analyse it in the cold light of day, it will confirm what I thought about my team all season". " Wayne needs to be playing regularly, to keep in shape and stay on top of his game ", Keane added.

Sports What Europa League winners means for UCL
Author: 0 What Europa League winners means for UCL

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic out due to injury and the team seeing its undefeated streak snapped against Arsenal at the weekend, United hopes to bounce back and move on, but a fine defensive performance is needed. The Europa League match between Manchester United and Celta Vigo will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1. "Because we never score goals related to the chances we have and then we got an open game at home with all the pressure in our side".

Sports Chelsea ready to make Friday Night, Title Night
Author: 0 Chelsea ready to make Friday Night, Title Night

Beat West Bromwich Albion on Friday and the title will be theirs, and judging by the form they showed in dispatching Boro it will require something brilliant from the Baggies to deny the Blues. He added: "We have our idea of football and we must continue to play always in this way, to attack - but at the same time to have good balance". They're going for the title and we've still got things to play for ourselves.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal teaches Nick Kyrgios a lesson in Madrid

The exciting Australian was riding a fine wave of form, having twice beaten Novak Djokovic this year and coming within points of denying Roger Federer in the semis of Miami, where he finally lost the third of three tiebreaks. The Spaniard's 6-3, 6-1 victory over Kyrgios increases his tour-leading win total to 31-5. "I wasn't expecting myself to play well this week at all", said Kyrgios, who had to pull out of last week's Estoril Open to attend his grandfather's funeral.

Author: 0 Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs

Leonard did take part in the team's shootaround and told reporters after San Antonio's game five win that he expected to play. Jonathon Simmons added 18 points in place of Leonard, while Patty Mills chipped in 14 points and seven assists.

Author: 0 Capitals, Ducks confront Game 7 demons vs. Penguins, Oilers

The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in a Game 7 for the fourth time and second time in the Sidney Crosby/Alex Ovechkin era. It's also what makes Crosby among the best of the best in the world at what they do. Though "HBK" was hardly the only group that had issues. If there is so much concern about Crosby and history of concussions, why in the hell is the coaching staff, the Penguins doctors, and the owners of the Penguins letting Crosby get back out there? He ...

Sports Wayne Rooney wants Manchester United stay beyond this season
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney wants Manchester United stay beyond this season

The 35-year-old silenced his critics with a series of commanding performances up front despite his critics suggesting he could struggle to adjust to Premier League football. "That's what I've done and when called upon I'll try my best to help the team". Everton and the United States are other potential destinations, but Rooney is keen to stay at Old Trafford, even if he had to be pushed on a subject the forward seemed keen to skirt around.

Author: 0 DeMar DeRozan helps Raptors eliminate Bucks

The Bucks still have a fighting chance to even this series and force a game seven, but they have to keep battling back in this one. With three seconds to go, up by three points, Patrick Patterson intercepted a Milwaukee inbound and tossed the ball high in the air to run out the clock.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead in series

We know the Kevin Durant of playoffs past - brilliant but frustrated, so close to greatness but ultimately falling short. Consecutive post-season games Golden State have won. Led by Kevin Durant's 38 points and 13 rebounds , the Warriors shook off their first deficit of the series - one that stretched into the fourth quarter - and used a 13-2 run in that final frame to escape with the win.

Author: 0 Clement says keeping Swansea in the PL would be massive

They play three sides with less to play for at this stage of the season in the shape of Everton , West Brom and already relegated Sunderland. The mood at the Liberty Stadium had been lifted by kick-off as news of Hull's shock defeat filtered down to south Wales.