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Author: 0 Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Mourinho said trying to restore United to former glories, after three largely disappointing seasons following the retirement of Alex Ferguson, had involved significant unseen work behind the scenes. " But if everything goes normal and we have no problems, Sergio plays the final ". "I don't know but I think it was with Roncaglia, right?" I can't blame my players in any way.

Sports Chelsea stars react to massive win over Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Chelsea stars react to massive win over Middlesbrough

We have the possibility to do this on Friday against West Brom. Middlesbrough's fans stayed behind at full time to clap off their own players, and Conte wanted to repay the gesture by doing likewise when walking over to them at the end. "It is important to celebrate our win but also to have great respect and clap this type of situation, because I think this situation only happens in England".

Sports Final against Juventus will be special, says Zinedine Zidane
Author: 0 Final against Juventus will be special, says Zinedine Zidane

And if we can improve from what we have achieved so far, the future is encouraging ". Simeone's intentions were clear on the sidelines as he urged his team and supporters on, but Real drew on all of their Champions League experience to weather the storm and limit the damage from the early spell of pressure.

Sports Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge just misses two-hour marathon record
Author: 0 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge just misses two-hour marathon record

The 1:59:59 marathon mark survives another day as one of the most daunting milestones in human endurance. But there was simply nothing left as he finished 26 seconds down. Having gone much closer to breaking the two-hour barrier that many sports commentators had expected - indeed Nike's own promo for #Breaking2 had described the feat "impossible" - the temptation would be for the brand to repeat the spectacle and try go one better next time.

Sports Joshua stops Klitschko in epic heavyweight title fight
Author: 0 Joshua stops Klitschko in epic heavyweight title fight

The uncle said this to ace sports journalist Colin Udoh who went to cover a massive viewing party that was held for Joshua's big fight in Sagamu. "It didn't work. The 27-year-old Joshua, who recorded a flawless 19th professional win, said he had to show character to beat his more experienced opponent but warned his rivals that he will only get better.

Sports UFC boss Dana White believes Anthony Joshua saved boxing from 'dying'
Author: 0 UFC boss Dana White believes Anthony Joshua saved boxing from 'dying'

The 28-year-old hasn't boxed since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and is now without a boxing licence, but he has been training in Spain in an attempt to get back into the ring. "So I get back to the gym and I work out where my weaknesses are and just improve on them". The fight was a back-and-forth affair, with Joshua dominating the early rounds before Klitschko made a furious comeback, even putting Joshua down on the mat in the sixth with a big right punch.

Author: 0 Rashford can fill Zlatan's boots - Lingard

Manchester United manager José Mourinho stated that he was " very pleased " with his side's performance, as an excellent free-kick from Marcus Rashford secured a crucial 1-0 away victory in the first-leg of the Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo.

Author: 0 Both Conte and Juventus can win the title this week-end

Chelsea have played some sublime football at times throughout this campaign, although the victor was anything but - Gary Cahill's shanked shot finding its way to Cesar Azpilicueta, who squared low across the six-yard area for Batshuayi to get the better of Ben Foster and spark scenes of delirium in the away end and on the touchline.

Sports Rolando McClain arrested on drug, firearm charges in Alabama
Author: 0 Rolando McClain arrested on drug, firearm charges in Alabama

He was being held in Morgan County jail on $2,000 bail. The last charge led to the other two as McClain was pulled over for having illegally tinted windows and police officers smelled marijuana coming from the auto. Chosen by Oakland, McClain played 41 games for the Raiders in 2010-2012. In that incident, police were trying to disperse a crowd when, police said, McClain shouted an expletive at police and pulled away from officers trying to arrest him.

Sports Conte entertains as Chelsea closes in on EPL title
Author: 0 Conte entertains as Chelsea closes in on EPL title

We faced a lot of problems and we had to solve a lot of problems. "They make the difference and they are important players". Carvalho, who won three titles with Chelsea , recognised the work the Italian has done at Stamford Bridge, but believes the former Juventus coach has been fortunate the club's key players have rediscovered their best form.

Sports Ahmed Musa set to leave Leicester City after one season
Author: 0 Ahmed Musa set to leave Leicester City after one season

The Barcelona legend, 35, only signed a two-year contract at the Riverside last summer before the sacking of Aitor Karanka. Guardiola said: "If you judge me for the titles we achieve or not, it was not a good season". But Guardiola has hit back, saying: "Gary Neville played in England, he didn't play in other countries, so he can not compare. Manchester United is going to win titles and we aren't going to win titles".

Sports Patriots, C David Andrews agree to 3-year extension
Author: 0 Patriots, C David Andrews agree to 3-year extension

Still, this represents a nice raise for a guy whose first National Football League contract was worth a total of $1.6 million. Running back James White was the first , signing for three years and $12 million last month. Andrews could be the last center that Tom Brady ever plays with as his career winds down, and the QB liked what he was seeing last December. He would have been a restricted free agent after this season (so they effectively kept Buffalo from trying to even the score by ...

Author: 0 Draymond Green won't hide feelings about Celtics' Kelly Olynyk

Oubre could face a suspension in Game 4 for his actions. There were a total of eight technical fouls in the game, including two each on Celtics guard Terry Rozier and Wizards guard Brandon Jennings , who were both ejected. "I have to dominate the paint", said Gortat, who has been most valuable in helping contain Isaiah Thomas' lane penetration and ability to finish at the basket.

Author: 0 DeRozan scores 37 points, but Raptors fall to 3-0 against Cleveland

That streak ended when Toronto beat the Cavs in Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference final, but the Raptors couldn't duplicate the feat this time around. He's averaging 34.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists in these playoffs, on 57 per cent shooting. He ran his career field goal total in the playoffs to 2,047, passing Shaquille O'Neal for the third-most in National Basketball Association postseason history.

Sports All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards
Author: 0 All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

Wall overcame a 1-for-12 start to finish with 26 points, and Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 33. That bodes well for the Wizards with Game 6 on their court Friday night. But unlike past trips to Washington in this series, there was no big run or Wizards surge Boston had to overcome which gave them ample opportunities to do what they failed to do in both the regular season and playoffs - win in Washington .

Sports Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss
Author: 0 Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

Those raggedly old San Antonio Spurs - without Kawhi Leonard , mind you - ravaged Houston 114-75, eliminating them from the playoffs. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook isn't giving the San Antonio Spurs much of a chance against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals.

Sports Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom
Author: 0 Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom

John Terry was also not required, but the 36-year-old club captain will leave Chelsea this summer as a five-time Premier League champion. It was his 18th substitute appearance in the league and he is yet to start for Chelsea in the top flight, but it mattered little as he celebrated at The Hawthorns.

Sports Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic gets walkover to semis as Kei Nishikori withdraws
Author: 0 Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic gets walkover to semis as Kei Nishikori withdraws

For the first time this year, Djokovic will be contesting in the semi-final of masters 1,000 after an indifferent start to the season. Four-times victor Nadal twice bounced back to win the first set in a thrilling tiebreak. He lost to Goffin in the quarterfinals in Monte Carlo, his first clay tournament of the season. "Unfortunately I'm still not 100 percent so I'd prefer not to take a risk", the Japanese player told reporters.

Sports Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Almost Come To Blows In Wild Press Conference
Author: 0 Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier Almost Come To Blows In Wild Press Conference

The July booking marks the fifth time Jones and Cormier have been scheduled to fight. "Prostitutes? I beat you after a weekend of cocaine", Jones shot back . At the official announcement of Jones-Cormier 2 Friday, the two light heavyweights almost got into a brawl backstage. Doesn't he have two more months of suspension? Jones had even more for "DC", pointing out the champ's "gifted" wins over former title challenger Anthony Johnson .

Sports Gary Cahill eager to get Chelsea EPL title party started
Author: 0 Gary Cahill eager to get Chelsea EPL title party started

The Blues will win a second title in three years with victory on Friday, having opened up a seven-point advantage over second-place Tottenham with only three matches to spare. "But, for sure, we started a great job this season". West Brom lost at home to Chelsea for the first time in five games in the corresponding fixture last season (D1, L3).

Author: 0 Key points to another Cleveland Cavaliers sweep

Lowry knew the Raptors' season was over after they lost Game 3 on Friday night, and he was feeling existential afterwards. "I've got to get better and I want to beat the best. The Cavs stretched their advantage to nine points, but the Raptors fought back and a finger roll from Ibaka tied the game three-and-a-half minutes before halftime.

Sports Boro lacked the quality to survive in Premier League
Author: 0 Boro lacked the quality to survive in Premier League

Cesc Fabregas shone at the heart of Chelsea's midfield in the absence of injured FWA Footballer of the Year N'Golo Kante, directly creating the first and third goals for Costa and Matic with floated passes, and Conte had words of praise for his Spanish playmaker afterwards.

Author: 0 United cling on against Celta to reach final

Leading 1-0 from last week's first leg in Vigo, United doubled their advantage in the 17th minute when first-leg match-winner Marcus Rashford crossed for Marouane Fellaini to head home. Manchester United drew the match but go through to the final 2-1. "Yes, results and trophies are what matters to Jose Mourinho, and his side have won the tie and are into the Europa League final , but the way they did it was not very entertaining".

Author: 0 United cling on against Celta to reach Europe League final

However, Mourinho pointed out that the Eredivisie season ends on Sunday and Manchester United will have to play three more games before the final. Rashford cut in from the left and produced a wonderful delivery to the far post, where Fellaini headed past the suspect Sergio Alvarez.

Author: 0 Sizzling Nadal in Barcelona final

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal celebrates with his trophy after winning Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem at the end of the ATP Barcelona Open "Conde de Godo" tennis tournament final in Barcelona on Monday. It was a close first set and a good quality of tennis - anything could have happened . "He had chances in the first set and I'm happy that I started to play better after the first six games".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho responds to Eric Bailly's red card against Celta Vigo

Ajax advanced to their first European final in 21 years despite a 3-1 defeat to Lyon in France, the Dutch side progressing 5-4 on aggregate. The Swedish striker has a personal vendetta against Manchester United from his days spent as a youth player at Manchester City/ being loaned out to different clubs while being on City's books.

Sports Thomas, Celtics rap Wiz, take opener
Author: 0 Thomas, Celtics rap Wiz, take opener

The problem is that they scored only 42 points in the second and third quarters combined, all while Boston knocked down half a million three-pointers. Brown sank two shots, including a three, to get the Celtics the separation they needed to finish comfortably. Houston had six players in double figures, including 20 points and 13 rebounds from Clint Capela.

Sports Kelly Oubre Jr.: 'I'm gonna keep raging on the court'
Author: 0 Kelly Oubre Jr.: 'I'm gonna keep raging on the court'

He said it's up to the National Basketball Association to decide on a suspension. Personally, I wasn't expecting a sudden turnaround, because for some reason the C's just can't get it together in Washington . Gerald Green didn't try to hide his distaste for the Washington Wizards following the Boston Celtics' 116-89 Game 3 loss at the Verizon Center.

Author: 0 McGirt grabs early lead at Sawgrass

When the former world No1 dropped a shot on his 15th hole of round one, it marked only a fourth bogey since Day started out in the 2016 tournament. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla . Even with a mild wind in the afternoon, just over a third of the field broke par. Past champ Henrik Stenson won The Players with his 3-wood, not his driver.

Sports A Riveting Prelude to Champions Final
Author: 0 A Riveting Prelude to Champions Final

And former Arsenal and Juve star Brady believes those performances showed the quality Alves had, while adding the move to Italy has revived his career. This time , it could be Juventus' year, especially after it eased past the Catalan team 3-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals. The Brazilian fullback initially struggled in Turin , but has since become an integral part of Max Allegri's side providing a wealth of experience at the highest level on the right flank - during their run to ...

Author: 0 BC has first minority government in 65 years

But Clark is a premier on a very short legislative leash that could yet become a noose. In all of these battlegrounds, save for Surrey-Guildford, Coquitlam Maillardville, and Vancouver Fairview, the total number of Green votes was enough to swing the race to either the NDP or the Liberals if every one of them were translated into the other party's column.

Author: 0 Valtteri Bottas wins his first Formula One Grand Prix

The win moved Bottas towards title contention - he is now within 23 points of Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel and just 10 behind Hamilton. "It is not important to think about the championship because right now I need to understand where the speed was this weekend, where I went wrong with the set-up, and then come back fighting for the next race".

Sports Chelsea defender Cahill wanted title 'badly' after last season's disappointment
Author: 0 Chelsea defender Cahill wanted title 'badly' after last season's disappointment

Italian teams are tactically organised and well run. Reports in Italy on Thursday morning said Conte had met with Inter Milan's sporting director, with a view to becoming their new head coach. Now, it's time for them to focus on winning more trophies. Those concerns became more acute after successive league defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal in September.

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry Looking To Move West In Free Agency?

In fact, James may be more lethal now than ever. "I thought Cory Joseph was a bright spot Wednesday night, the confidence he played with, the force he played with, the way he shot the three ball", coach Dwane Casey said . Even though we won this series, there's some things we can clean up. "But that's basketball. You've got to find a way to beat the best". If the National Basketball Association only counted the first, second and fourth quarters, the Celtics would have won last night ...

Author: 0 Ashwin in India's Champions Trophy squad

As for Shami, he last played worldwide cricket in August 2016, but has not featured in an ODI since the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup. Unfortunately, Raina, along with Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav , Shardul Thakur and Dinesh Karthik, was named as stand-by player for the ICC event.

Sports Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee
Author: 0 Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee

The three-game suspension, which started on Saturday was because the right-handed pitcher violated team rules. If the Mets chose to sell off at the deadline, Matt Harvey could be an attractive option to a contender in need of pitching. He reportedly told the team that he wasn't feeling well and would not come to the ballpark, only to arrive on Sunday and find out that he was suspended.

Sports Jose Mourinho vows to make 'lots of changes' ahead of Ajax final
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho vows to make 'lots of changes' ahead of Ajax final

In the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, it seems Rashford is now United's man for the big occasion. Qualification for the Champions League and two trophies would have to be viewed as success of sorts for United, even if serial victor Keane suggests his old club should be aiming for more than success in what he views as second rate competitions.

Sports Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics
Author: 0 Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

During the regular season, the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards played a series of four physical, emotional and highly intense games that prompted them to call it anything but a rivalry. The home team has won every game of the series. Thomas said one thing that became apparent in watching film from the Celtics' losses in Games 3 and 4 was that he had to adjust his game with three or four defenders guarding him.