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Author: 0 Conservative lead over Labour falls by six points in a month

Mr Corbyn also reiterated his party's commitment to ensuring the pension triple lock, ending the freeze on working age benefits, free school meals, improving public housing and ending tuition fees. However, there have been words of caution from within the Labour Party, with candidate Lucy Powell writing on Twitter "let's not over-analyse the polls".

Sports Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness
Author: 0 Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness

Always Dreaming , the Kentucky Derby victor, finished a disappointing 8th after running neck-and-neck with Classic Empire for the first 3/4-mile of the race. Brown indicated that it has not been determined whether Cloud Computing will race. Castellano picked up his second Triple Crown classic, following his 2006 Preakness victory aboard Bernardini.

Sports Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger "open" to backroom changes at Arsenal

Not for the first time, Wenger noted that Arsenal would return a tally of 75 points if they were to beat Everton - four more than they gained last season when finishing second. "Hopefully that will be the case". Nearly equally significant, the Turf Moor clash will determine who is the best team in claret and blue - Burnley, on 40 points, need a win to overtake the Hammers who have 42.

Sports Prime Premier League target Alexandre Lacazette pulls out filthy touch to score
Author: 0 Prime Premier League target Alexandre Lacazette pulls out filthy touch to score

In an interview with French publication L'Equipe, Lacazette said: "I think that's [the summer] the right moment [to leave]". I want to discover something else, to put myself in danger and to get to the next level. "And there is Antoine Griezmann". It's a great team, a new stadium, and it's a club that makes its players improve. "It would be a lovely story if we [Griezmann and Lacazette] could go on together".

Sports Harvey suspended by Mets
Author: 0 Harvey suspended by Mets

Wilk pitched 3 ²/₃ innings and allowed six runs, five earned, and eight hits - three of them homers, two by Stanton, who mashed a couple breaking balls. Also, left fielder Yoenis Cespedes , out since April 27 with a strained left hamstring, will return to NY on Monday for what Alderson said will be "an evaluation that is a little broader than just the hamstring, to try and get to the question of why he may have recurring hamstring injuries".

Author: 0 Cavs beat Celtics 130-86, lead series 2-0

James statistics are breathtaking - did we mention he was a plus-46 for the game, the best plus/minus of his career, including, presumably his prep years at St. Celtics guard Avery Bradley admitted it's not easy for a team to lose its best offensive weapon. James notched his eighth straight playoff game of at least 30 points, and did it in a 2017 playoff-low 33 minutes.

Author: 0 Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

We have to run the speedway everyday for 10 days . That's all before they show up on TV for the masses at home to watch. According to Larra Overton of Fox59, Power largely credits team owner Roger Penske with putting him in a position to succeed at Indy: "Roger definitely just puts everything into this race".

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

It's the ninth time in these playoffs the Senators have given up the opening goal. Murray was a revelation previous year as he helped lead the Penguins to a Stanley Cup, but is this an overreaction to be being utterly and thoroughly outcoached? "I think it's important to learn from the mistakes and just put it behind you", Fleury said, per the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette.

Sports Ireland's likely World Cup 2019 quarter final opponents have ruined our day
Author: 0 Ireland's likely World Cup 2019 quarter final opponents have ruined our day

England crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage in 2015 following defeats by Wales and Australia, resulting in the dismissal of Jones' predecessor, Stuart Lancaster. "We are in a very tough group, and England and France will not be the only teams in that group to watch out for", said Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade.

Sports Eric O'Flaherty throws shade at Jose Bautista following bat flip
Author: 0 Eric O'Flaherty throws shade at Jose Bautista following bat flip

The Blue Jays issued a statement Thursday from Pillar stating that he "helped extend the use of a word that has no place in baseball, in sports or anywhere in society today". "I hope people see this as just an error in judgment". The incident occurred during the Blue Jays' third straight loss to the Braves. The team took a similar position toward Pillar.

Sports Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain

The last time Boro won at Anfield was March 1976, when Jack Charlton was in charge of them and Graeme Souness played against the club he would join two years later. John Terry may have to wait till Sunday to get his hands on the Premier League trophy - his fifth with boyhood club Chelsea -but the English defender has already been given another title.

Sports From Matic to Conte , the latest on their future at the club
Author: 0 From Matic to Conte , the latest on their future at the club

Meanwhile, Eden Hazard admits Chelsea lacked motivation last season and says the Premier League champions will be "in trouble" next term should they let standards slip. The clean sheet aspect of Conte's planning may influence his decision on whether or not to start John Terry for what will be the captain's final league appearance for Chelsea .

Author: 0 Hamilton wins Spanish GP, Vettel comes second

Hamilton has now narrowed the gap to Vettel with 98 points as opposed to the German's 104, a difference of just six points. Unfortunately for the Ferrari man, Hamilton made the most of a tire advantage to get ahead on lap 44 and maintain the lead to the end of the race.

Author: 0 Bandy leads surging Brewers to 6-3 victory over Cubs

Carlos Torres worked the ninth for his first save in three chances. On Deck: The Brewers and Cubs play the second of three 1:20 pm games tomorrow at Wrigley Field. Closer David Roberton (3-1) got the win in a two-inning outing. While we wouldn't have minded having the game called, Domingo Santana cashed in those Badger Mutuals when play resumed with a two-run single to cap the scoring.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason

In a news release, Celtics team physician Dr. Brian McKeon said: "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred". The Cavaliers lead the series, 2-0. The hip strain was considered significant enough that Thomas' availability for Game 7 against the Wizards was in doubt. Thomas first injured the hip during the third quarter of the March 15 game against the Timberwolves.

Sports Cardinals deal 1B Adams to Braves for INF Yepez
Author: 0 Cardinals deal 1B Adams to Braves for INF Yepez

But he has been rendered useless against left-handed pitching, with a.210/.240/.348 career slash-line, and the Braves will surely be forced to use Adams as far more than a platoon bat over the next 10 weeks or so. But Matt Carpenter is the Cardinals' guy at first, and with guys coming of the DL, the Cardinals needed to make room on the roster. "We talked about it in the off-season, I'm not going to hide behind that but clearly, when you think of moving Carp to first the dynamics of plate ...

Sports Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United

The Eagles could finish as high as 11th, or as low as 16th, depending on how results pan out. But when asked if the young players were ready, Mourinho said: "All together? No". I think that's it. Yohan Cabaye is a major doubt and is unlikely to be risked. The Manchester United youngsters will be desperate to impress and there will be a mood of support at Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Celts' Thomas (hip) ruled out for rest of playoffs

The 28-year-old Thomas aggravated his specific injury - officially labeled as a right feboral-acetabular impingement with labral tear - during Game Six of the second-round series against the Washington Wizards on May 12. Of course, the Bulls lost Rajon Rondo to a broken thumb in Game 2 and the Celtics had Thomas at full tilt, playing like insane to honor the memory of his sister who died in an auto accident.

Sports 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness
Author: 0 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Pimlico's fate: A record-setting crowd on Friday, followed by a huge throng for the Preakness, will enable the owners of aging Pimlico Race Course to break even this year, but won't blunt their effort to move the Preakness to nearby Laurel Park.

Sports Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics
Author: 0 Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics

Isaiah Thomas , point guard for the Boston Celtics, is out for the rest of the 2017 postseason. Marcus Smart started the second half of Game 2 in place of Thomas. He's scored at least 30 points in eight consecutive playoff games, the first to do that since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1970 and the three-time champ seems as driven as ever, pushing himself and the Cavs to greater heights as they seek another title.

Sports Police Looking For Dirrell's Trainer Over Post-Fight Attack
Author: 0 Police Looking For Dirrell's Trainer Over Post-Fight Attack

The punch led to an altercation involving members of the crowd. By any measure: not okay. A trainer's coward punch on an unsuspecting boxer has overshadowed an IBF interim super middleweight fight in Washington DC. "But he loves me". According to Ian Quillen of the Associated Press (h/t ABC News), Uzcategui was actually leading on two of the three judges' scorecards and was tied on the other when he delivered his punch after the bell.

Author: 0 Friday's National Hockey League playoffs: Blues force Game 6

The St. Louis Blues know what's at stake going into their win-or-be-eliminated Game 5 against the visiting Nashville Predators on Friday night. The decision to move a productive, young prospect like Jones was heavily scrutinized, but Johansen brought a physical presence in the center of the ice that Nashville sorely needed.

Sports Manchester United target Chelsea midfield powerhouse
Author: 0 Manchester United target Chelsea midfield powerhouse

Mourinho considers Matic the ideal player to form the base of his midfield alongside Pogba, although the Red Devils are also keen on a move for Tottenham star Eric Dier. The report also states that Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier is also one of Manchester United's top targets this summer, but the Red Devils are less optimistic of being able to bring the England star to Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic made to work before progressing in Madrid

That was very obvious. The Serbian, who recently split from his long-term coach Marian Vajda, is on a quest to regain his best form again ahead of the French Open. Open semifinals, was playing in his first tournament since March. The world number eight missed the Barcelona Open late last month due to the recurring problem.

Sports Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3 against Warriors
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3 against Warriors

San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard reacts after being injured on a play during second half action of Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors Sunday May 14, 2017 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. "I haven't talked to anybody, but that's just my gut". “And you have to believe. It's not a new spot for them by any means, but it's important at the same time they stick to doing what they're best at and not getting caught up in the distractions.

Author: 0 Tigers snap Rangers' streak at 10, beat Texas

Everybody wants results, right?" Since he had no work on Friday, Buck Farmer will start Saturday's game - in Toledo. "If his bat plays at the Major League level, we can use his versatility in a number of spots", said Ausmus. BREWERS: Slugger Ryan Braun could return as early as Sunday from a left calf strain, Manager Craig Counsell said. Twins 4, Royals 3, 10 inn.: Kennys Vargas launched a tying, two-run homer in the ninth inning, and Jorge Polanco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th for ...

Sports Man Utd fans react to Spurs defeat outside White Hart Lane
Author: 0 Man Utd fans react to Spurs defeat outside White Hart Lane

Talisman Harry Kane, quite fittingly, netted their final White Hart Lane goal early in the second half. "In the Premier League we can only finish fifth or sixth, I think", said Mourinho, whose team's 25-game unbeaten run came to an end in north London last weekend following a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.

Sports Records tumble as Cavs hand Celtics a hiding
Author: 0 Records tumble as Cavs hand Celtics a hiding

Yes, the Celtics were able to overcome losing the first two games at home to Chicago but Jimmy Butler and the Bulls aren't exactly LeBron James and the Cavaliers, are they? Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said his team's only option is to "compete" after a 130-86 blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Sports Hull-o Championship as Palace deal final blow
Author: 0 Hull-o Championship as Palace deal final blow

He added: 'It's not something I'd planned - the achievement of Sunderland, the disappointment of England, and then the saving of Crystal Palace. Tomkins returned to action this weekend as Palace secured their Premier League status with a 4-0 thumping of Hull at Selhurst Park.

Author: 0 Wenger will not resign, says former Arsenal defender Lauren

Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side have consigned their wobbles to the pages of history and are intent on chasing down what had appeared an unlikely Champions League place after victory over Southampton.

Sports Clinical Kane, Spurs' three season wonder
Author: 0 Clinical Kane, Spurs' three season wonder

If Kane can hold off Lukaku and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in the last match of the season this weekend, it would be his second consecutive Golden Boot, which puts him in an elite group of back-to-back winners that includes Thierry Henry, Robin Van Persie, Michael Owen, and the great Alan Shearer.

Sports Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury
Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Crosby had been held to one point in the first three games of the series before setting up Olli Maatta's goal late in the first period. Love posted 21 points with 12 rebounds in just 27 minutes of action. That one was critical to clinching Cleveland's first championship since the Browns won the National Football League title in 1964. Which brings me back to Fultz, who is far and away the most explosive scorer coming into the National Basketball Association next season and has been atop ...

Author: 0 Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy

He also said you need to put incidents to the back of mind after they happen and press on. Bourdais had posted consecutive 231 miles per hour laps before his accident and was on pace to win the provisional pole. Dixon believes that both Honda and Chevrolet are engaging in a bit of sandbagging and won't show their true hands until "Fast Friday" when the manufacturers are allowed to dial in an extra 10kPa of turbocharger boost in an effort to raise qualifying speeds.

Sports Arsene Wenger hits back at Tony Adams' criticism
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger hits back at Tony Adams' criticism

We are on a good run and all we can do is win our game on Sunday. As the possibility of non-qualification for Champions League football becomes a frightening reality, Arsenal legend Ian Wright has given his backing to Gunners fans for boycotting the club's game against Sunderland in protest.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Some Man Utd players deserve to rest

We know if we lose the final, we don't play Champions League . Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United will continue to fight for titles instead of clambering to make the top four this season. City overcame Leicester 2-1 at the weekend and will face West Brom on Tuesday evening, in what will be Pablo Zabaleta's final home game after 9 years at the club, as his contract expires in the summer.

Author: 0 Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

Despite both teams winning on the road in this series , the home team is 5-2 in the last seven games between these two. Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks lock horns in the Western Conference Final Game 5 on May 20th, 2017 7:15 PM EST in Honda Center.

Sports Ajax shouldn't be in Europa League, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Ajax shouldn't be in Europa League, says Mourinho

I can give a little bit of experience to the team but, at the same time, save them all for Wednesday. But Mourinho disagrees with the system that sees sides drop out of the Champions League - like Ajax did in the play-off round - and join the Europa League along with clubs like United who start off in the tournament.

Author: 0 Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT

The Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry sent a puck toward the goal that went off Subban's stick and past Pekka Rinne for the game-winning goal at the 10:25 mark in overtime. In the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs, the National Hockey League suspended then Chicago forward Andrew Shaw one game for a similar on-camera incident, with a $5,000 fine for inappropriate gestures to a referee.