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Sports Si Woo Kim keeps his cool and wins Players Championship
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim keeps his cool and wins Players Championship

Taking home a nice $1,890,000 for his spectacular performance, Kim also climbed up to a career high 28 in the world rankings to announce himself as one of golf's most promising young talents. "Never once did he look flustered at all". He was the only player who didn't commit a bogey in the final round. "From being in a position a couple of weeks ago where I wasn't here to finish tied second, it's a good week", Poulter said.

Sports Upbeat Lanzini seeks West Ham improvement for next season
Author: 0 Upbeat Lanzini seeks West Ham improvement for next season

Lanzini joined the Hammers on loan from Al Jazira Club in 2015 and did enough during his first season in English football to earn a permanent switch to the London Stadium last summer. Meanwhile, Spurs and the Gunners are also both keen on the 24-year-old as they look to strengthen their squads during the summer, with the former guaranteed a spot in the group stages of the Champions League.

Author: 0 Bobby Ryan scores victor, Senators beat Penguins in overtime in Game 1

There was a popular narrative for the Pittsburgh Penguins at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final on Saturday - they didn't show up. While the game ended 2-1 in overtime thanks to one Bobby Ryan , the underlying numbers behind the loss for the Penguins aren't great.

Sports Top Florida WR Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession
Author: 0 Top Florida WR Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession

At about 12:40 a.m. last Saturday, Callaway, 20, and another man, Kendrick Williams, 40, was cited for possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis on a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation. He has previously admitted to marijuana use. He admitted to being "so stoned" that he wasn't willing to have sex in a December 2015 incident, which was the subject of a Title IX investigation.

Sports Wenger dismisses boycotting Arsenal fans in victory over Sunderland
Author: 0 Wenger dismisses boycotting Arsenal fans in victory over Sunderland

Arsenal were heading for a damaging draw against Sunderland when Sanchez scored twice in the final 15 minutes to get a crucial three points, just about keeping alive their push for fourth place. "We were frustrated at half-time not to be leading", Wenger added. Sunderland fought and you want that in the Premier League - that's what you want from every team.

Author: 0 Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final

Nishikori will play in the third round against Spaniard David Ferrer, who advanced after 10th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France withdrew before the match because of a shoulder injury. Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set. In the women's draw, eighth-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation defeated Qiang Wang of China 6-4, 7-5.

Sports Olympics: IOC officials begin Paris visit to study 2024 bid
Author: 0 Olympics: IOC officials begin Paris visit to study 2024 bid

Tony Estanguet will be President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee if they are awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced here today. However, Baumann said, "I'm concentrating on 2024". The estimated cost of a Paris Games is 6.2 billion euros - 3 billion for infrastructure, 3.2 billion for the organisation, of which 1.8 is being financed by the IOC .

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Sergio Romero will start Europa League final - Eurosport.com AU

After visiting Southampton, United finish the Premier League season at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday before tackling Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm on May 24. In the League Cup I normally go far. "A final is a final and we have to go to the final with everything like Ajax does because they have finished the season and they do not have any more football to play until the final".

Author: 0 Isco: Very easy to play with on-fire Cristiano Ronaldo

This was Ronaldo's first away game in La Liga in a little less than two months, as Zidane had been resting him regularly to ensure he reached the final stage of the season ready to fire. "Going back to my hometown is always special for me, and on this occasion we could win the league there, which has never happened before". Zidane has also frequently rested and rotated Ronaldo this summer and it's paid dividends as he has ended the season in prolific goalscoring form - he has 13 goals in ...

Author: 0 Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

On Tuesday night, Paul Pierce took credit for the Celtics getting the No. 1 overall pick by winning the 2017 Draft Lottery, as he was one of the centerpieces of the trade with the Nets that got the Celtics their cadre of picks. "Getting the No. 1 pick is very fun". "I'm excited", 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid said. "What we say all the time is we leave all of our options open and we'll look at all the scenarios that could play out with respect to the value of that draft asset".

Sports Conte wants more at EPL champions Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte wants more at EPL champions Chelsea

After the Arsenal game [in September] when we lost 3-0 we were in a bad moment again, but we bounced back. This huge defeat saw Conte revert back to his old formation in the 3-4-3. Chelsea fans and coaching staff may just be waking up with a sore head after they were captured celebrating with champagne in the dressing room at the Hawthorns .

Author: 0 Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

They're a totally different team at this point. "They ain't (giving) us a chance in this series", Thomas said Monday. "We felt like we did a good job doing that", Love said. James scored at will against the Celtics, driving right at defenders like Kelly Olynyk and finishing at the rim. Boston also seemed content to make every switch created by Cleveland screens, leading to some awkward matchups for James in the first half.

Author: 0 Celtics no match for James, Cavaliers in game one

Cleveland lead by as many as 26 in the period, which included a 12-0 run. Boston just didn't have anyone to guard LeBron James, who dominated early and often. Smart and Thompson were called for a double foul on the play, but got tangled again a few minutes later. The comeback was short-lived, as Cleveland kept their cool and extended their lead back to comfortable territory.

Author: 0 Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

He became a Game 7 legend, one who will be forever associated with this lovable version of Boston Celtics that - at the very least - reached the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017. "We know it's going to be tough, but at this point, anything can happen, and we really believe it", Thomas said. Despite the fact that they will have home court advantage, the Celtics have little shot at beating a fully rested Cavaliers team.

Author: 0 Rod Beard's National Basketball Association mock draft 1.0

The Celtics owned the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference at 53-29 and play the defending National Basketball Association champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven conference finals. There are questions as whether the Celtics would even want Fultz considering they already have a MVP candidate at point guard in Isaiah Thomas and a budding shooting guard in Avery Bradley, who put up the best numbers of his seven-year career this season.

Sports Jacob Turner: Turner yields three runs in 5 1/3 vs Pirates
Author: 0 Jacob Turner: Turner yields three runs in 5 1/3 vs Pirates

Wednesday night's game started out as a pitcher's duel between Gerrit Cole and Jacob Turner . Yet Cole tried to stay upbeat, stressing that if he kept doing his job eventually the lineup would, too. Dickerson hit solo home runs in the third and fifth off Danny Salazar (2-4). "How those (other) guys got on base, stuff like that can't happen". "It wasn't my best, but they picked me up".

Sports Kerber crashes out of Rome Masters
Author: 0 Kerber crashes out of Rome Masters

The German, who earlier this week replaced Serena Williams at the top of the WTA rankings, went down 6-4, 6-0 against 21-year-old Kontaveit, the world No 68. The 2013 and 2014 semifinalist Simona Halep beat Stuttgart champion Laura Siegemund 6-4 6-4. However, 14th seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova is out after the Czech lost 6-4, 6-2 against Timea Bacsinszky.

Sports Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'
Author: 0 Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

Here we look at the possible permutations for all three clubs involved in the dogfight. Chelsea, crowned champions last week, finished 10th past year. Liverpool vs Middlesbrough will be shown on Sky Sport 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD while Man City vs Watford will be over on Sky Sports 2. By beating relegated Middlesbrough , Liverpool can count on ending the season no lower than fourth place.

Author: 0 Paul Pierce says Celtics should trade No. 1 overall pick

If you're scoring at home, there were four players on this year's All-Star roster - Draymond Green (35), Paul Millsap (48th), Marc Gasol (48th) and Isaiah Thomas (60th) who were picked 35th or lower in the draft. 1 pick for a superstar. The Celtics owned the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference at 53-29 and play the defending National Basketball Association champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven conference finals.

Sports Tom Brady 'does have concussions,' wife Gisele Bundchen says
Author: 0 Tom Brady 'does have concussions,' wife Gisele Bundchen says

Under NFL rules, players who are suspected of having a concussion during games are supposed to undergo a sideline evaluation, and further tests can be administered in the locker room afterward. There was no mention of a concussion. According to rules, National Football League teams are required to report player injuries. "He knows I will always support him", she said.

Sports Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

The 21-year-old finished three ahead of Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen. He is the second Korean, after Choi Kyoung-ju in 2011, to win what's widely regarded as the "fifth major". At 21 years, 10 months and 16 days, Kim is the youngest victor of the tournament considered the fifth major on the PGA Tour. "From the beginning of this year, I really wished I could be top 10 so I could get the ticket to get in".

Sports Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs
Author: 0 Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

Even without Lowry, the Raptors trailed 79-77 to begin the fourth, but Cleveland pulled away as Toronto missed 10 of its first 11 field goal attempts to begin the final quarter. After going 9-16 (56.25 percent) from two point range in the first quarter, the Cavs only went 3-14 (21.4 percent) from that range in the second quarter.

Sports Boxing Predictions: Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
Author: 0 Boxing Predictions: Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Chavez figures to balloon to 180-190 pounds by the first bell at T-Mobile Arena. After the fight, the undefeated Golovkin (37-0) entered the ring with Alvarez to announce their much-anticipated fight set for September 16 , although the fight's venue was not announced.

Author: 0 Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title

Real now look highly likely to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season, when Jose Mourinho's side beat Barcelona to the championship by a comfortable nine points. And Celta also had a penalty appeal waived away before the break when Raphael Varane handled inside his own area. Real can't afford an off dayWith both Real and Barca locked on 87 points, it is the better head-to-head record which is keeping Luis Enrique's men now one step ahead.

Sports Mourinho: Why I Lost Temper With Wenger On Touchline
Author: 0 Mourinho: Why I Lost Temper With Wenger On Touchline

Rooney continues to be linked with a big-money move to China, where his agent Paul Stretford spent time earlier in the year speaking to interested clubs. "Of course, we knew we were not coming in our maximum power", Mourinho said. "That's a decision", Mourinho said. "We have to win as many games as we can until the end of the season".

Sports Coetzee - It Doesn't Matter Who Boks Draw At RWC
Author: 0 Coetzee - It Doesn't Matter Who Boks Draw At RWC

The remainder of Pool A is made up of the qualifers from Europe 1 possibly Romania and the victor of the Play-off between Oceania 3 and Americas 3. New Zealand will face archrivals South Africa in the 2019 Rugby World Cup pool stage in Japan and Six Nations champions England were again drawn in the toughest pool of the tournament on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Yes - the match will be televised on Sky Sports in the UK. Alexis never gives up and once he has the ball in the box he is always unsafe. "All we can do is to keep winning our games and we will need another strong performance at Stoke on Saturday ".

Sports Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3
Author: 0 Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3

May 13, 2017; Boston , MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Even if he continues to be a shell of the guy the Red Sox thought they were getting in 2015, he's still a better option than anything Boston has stashed away in Pawtucket or Portland.

Author: 0 WTA CEO unhappy with Sharapova's French Open snub

Ultimately, though, he said he determined, "It's my responsibility, it's my mission, to protect the game and protect the high standards of the game". Early a year ago, Sharapova announced that doping tests revealed the presence of the banned performance enhancing drug, meldonium, in her body.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino says thank you to Tottenham Hotspur's Mousa Dembele
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino says thank you to Tottenham Hotspur's Mousa Dembele

Tottenham manager Pochettino has already drawn up a list of targets and concedes that it is not even worth trying to compete against Chelsea, United and City for the very top players. "It is the same foot as before and we want to say we appreciate his effort a lot because it is very painful for him but he has done his best to help the team in the last few weeks, first to reach the FA Cup final and then be second in the table".

Author: 0 James, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

Boston's Isaiah Thomas powered into the showdown against Cleveland on the back of another high-scoring display, with 29 points and 12 assists in Monday's Game 7 defeat of the Wizards . Head coach Tyronn Lue mentioned that Love getting involved inside helps get his three-point shots to drop, and it worked tonight. Other times , he simply took defenders off the dribble or sliced through double teams on the way to layups.

Sports Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton
Author: 0 Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton

Romero, second choice to David De Gea in the Premier League but preferred in Europe's second-tier competition throughout the season, seems to have cemented his place for the showdown in Sweden's capital. The Red Devils will finish sixth in Mourinho's first campaign at the helm, but did win the EFL Cup and face Ajax in the Europa League showpiece next Wednesday.

Sports The New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's #2 Jersey
Author: 0 The New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's #2 Jersey

The final words but not the last for this Yankees legend. No matter who was carrying the load on any given night, only one singular voice pierced through to lead those Yankees teams. "De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!", Jeter had the honor of unveiling his No. 2 plaque in Monument Park. Josh Reddick homered off the facing of the right-field second deck on the next pitch, and Springer also homered leading off the second .

Author: 0 Nadal takes Madrid title

But I think I played well the important points at the end of the first set. Rafael Nadal has continued his dominance of the clay court tennis season with a third title in as many events. It's, again, a big and important tournament. However, the Austrian battled back bravely and saved them both before serving out the game. Nadal , however, had the set after 40 minutes, courtesy of a fan-pleasing drop-shot victor, 6-2.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino can't guarantee Tottenham Hotspur stars will stay at club
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino can't guarantee Tottenham Hotspur stars will stay at club

I will be here for pre-season". "There is no buyout clause in my contract", said Pochettino. Spurs finished second behind Chelsea in the league to qualify for the Europe's elite competition. To compete with clubs like we are talking about it is too hard to drop in some periods to catch your opponent. Their slow start followed a disruptive summer including the European Championship followed by the International Champions Cup in Melbourne, Australia and they will compete in the friendly ...

Author: 0 Ranieri proud to pass Premier League title to Chelsea's Conte

Thibaut Courtois has revealed that feeling the humiliation of being written off as a joke was the big inspiration behind Chelsea's title triumph. Conte had been linked with the Inter Milan job, but he confirmed over the weekend that he will still be Chelsea manager next season.

Sports Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub
Author: 0 Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

In a statement today, Simon said he did not agree with the alleged bias against Sharapova. He then rode on his hot run to take away the trophies in Indian Wells and Miami, two ATP 1000 Masters, before he skipped some tournaments into the clay season, and finally, the Roland Garros.

Sports Mourinho: Man United Don't Want To Play EPL Games
Author: 0 Mourinho: Man United Don't Want To Play EPL Games

He's made us all work for his trust and respect. When I analyse, I don't think that way. "But if I was on your side, in your chair, I think it is (fair)". The ones that had to play played 90 minutes. However, after Sky presenter Geoff Shreeves asked Mourinho three questions about the game, the "Special One" decided it was time to leave because he has a Europa League final to focus on.