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Author: 0 Europa League final has lost its 'glow,' says Ajax coach

In a statement Mourinho said: 'We are all very sad about the tragic events last night; we can not take out of our minds and our hearts the victims and their families. The squad - along with the suspended Eric Bailly - congregated in the centre circle, while injured Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young stayed on the sidelines as they were on crutches.

Author: 0 Ottawa Tries to Avoid Elimination by Pens

On the first shot he faced, Scott Wilson snuck one through Anderson's wickets from behind the goal line. Evgeni Malkin gave Pittsburgh , vying for its second straight trip to the Stanley Cup Final, the lead early in the second period and Matt Murray finished with 28 saves.

Sports LeBron James Reacts To NBA MVP Snub
Author: 0 LeBron James Reacts To NBA MVP Snub

Yet, James Harden and Russell Westbrook gobbled up all of the MVP talk. And while James had an outstanding regular season - 26.4 points per game, 8.7 assists and 8.6 rebounds per game - his candidacy didn't have the hook that Westbrook or Harden did.

Author: 0 Mourinho leads Man Utd on tour of Friends Arena

We have a job to do and will fly to Sweden to do that job. As a Manchester based site we know how resilient and unified the people of this great, glorious city are. Additionally, AFC Ajax of Amsterdam tweeted "From Amsterdam with love to Manchester". "I feel no pressure", said coach Peter Bosz . "It is massive what has happened in Manchester and we want to win it for the victims", says Brad.

Author: 0 Five games that won Real Madrid La Liga

When the season starts you think the most important day to day is La Liga . Madrid garnered a massive 17 points from game-changing goals scored in the last 10 minutes of nine different games. He ended as the highest goal scorer of the Spanish season with 25 goals and has come to his side's rescue when the club needed him the most. Atletico Madrid earned a 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao in an emotional final game at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, which will be demolished to give way ...

Author: 0 Avery shot counts Late drama as Boston pip Cavs

The Cavs blew a 21-point lead in Cleveland on Sunday, ultimately losing by a mere three points to the Boston Celtics . Smith suggested there is something else that hurt the Cavs against the guys in green on Avery Bradley's game-winning shot.

Author: 0 Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

The Warriors outscored the Spurs by 10 points from the paint (non-restricted area), also known as "floater range". "He's aged and along the process of aging, he's gotten more arrogant, he's gotten more disrespectful, he's gotten more dismissive - particularly of the fans", Smith said about KD.

Sports Kepler leads Twins' offensive surge in 14-7 win over Orioles
Author: 0 Kepler leads Twins' offensive surge in 14-7 win over Orioles

Adam Jones hit a three-run drive in the second inning off Kyle Gibson (1-4) for Baltimore. To add insult to injury for Jimenez, who was seeking his first win since April 19, the right-hander blew a five-run lead by allowing four more runs without recording an out in the fifth as his ERA inflated to an unsightly 7.17 for the season.

Author: 0 Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

Besides the lopsided shot totals, the Predators were also awful on faceoffs as the Ducks won 62 percent of them through the game. The Predators will play defending champion Pittsburgh or Ottawa for the Stanley Cup starting next Monday.

Sports Kyrie Irving tweaks ankle in Game 4, remains in game
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving tweaks ankle in Game 4, remains in game

LeBron James struggled in a Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, however, most feel it is still a foregone conclusion that the Cleveland Cavaliers will reach the Finals. Thomas flew out to Tacoma twice during the Celtics' first round series against Chicago, the second time to speak at his sister's funeral. We just thought it would come in the NBA Finals.

Sports Guardiola reveals there will be big changes at Manchester City
Author: 0 Guardiola reveals there will be big changes at Manchester City

But to achieve the next step, the gap is shorter but it's more hard - to compete head to head against the big clubs in Europe, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus. "Look at the players, we had absolutely no defenders", Mazzarri said. Despite finishing third this time around, Manchester City are the 9/4 favourites to be crowned champions twelve months from now.

Sports Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: missing top-four not 'disastrous'
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: missing top-four not 'disastrous'

Following his side's 2-0 win over Sunderland on Tuesday night, Wenger was asked where Arsenal have gone wrong in the title race. Arsenal have a potentially massive tie against Everton on the final day of the season. "You play because you want to win the game and because you enjoy to play". But Wenger said it didn't affect his players either. "We were frustrated at half-time not to be leading", Wenger added.

Author: 0 Barcelona should have won La Liga instead of Real Madrid - ex-striker

Zidane has been instrumental for France in winning its World Cup in 1998 apart from scoring the winning goal in the 2002 Champions League Finals. "When you have 60 game per season it's very hard on a physical level, but we've got to this stage with our spirits high and we're flying physically", Zidane said.

Sports Could The Warriors' 'Death Lineup' Beat The All-NBA First Team?
Author: 0 Could The Warriors' 'Death Lineup' Beat The All-NBA First Team?

The NBA's remaining 2016-17 award winners will be revealed during the inaugural NBA Awards on TNT, which will be hosted by platinum-selling recording artist and multifaceted entertainer Drake on Monday, June 26 (9 p.m. All those awards will be announced in NY on June 26, and complete voting results will be released at that time. "But to me, LeBron's the MVP ". When you look around at the team, what did we win, 67 games or something like that? MVP: Westbrook, Harden and Leonard .

Author: 0 Victims of attack in United's 'hearts,' Jose Mourinho says

Amsterdam giants Ajax have impressed with their swashbuckling, attacking style of play en route to reaching the Stockholm showpiece, with a pulsating 5-4 aggregate victory over Lyon in the last four booking a spot in the final. But how now to approach this final which pits United against a vibrant, young, Cruyffian Ajax side in a meeting of two clubs with rich and evocative histories? In any case we're dealing with two styles of playing.

Author: 0 Man City and Liverpool beat Arsenal to Champions League

They finished with 75 points, four better than a year ago when they came second, but managed only two wins from 10 against the top six. Liverpool will be playing in the Champions League for the first time since the 2014-15 season, and truly deserved this on the basis of the effort.

Sports Spain: Catalan leader vows referendum will occur
Author: 0 Spain: Catalan leader vows referendum will occur

Addressing the Popular Party (PP)'s National Executive Committee, the Spanish Prime Minister called the plan "unacceptable blackmailing" and a "legal delusion", underscoring that one could not simply "liquidate a nation-state in 24 hours". "We won't stop until the Catalans vote on their political future, the political future of Catalonia". The bill also defines the status of the Catalan citizens, the procedure of obtaining citizenship, as well as which Spanish laws would remain in force ...

Sports Thierry Henry explains what Jose Mourinho is doing wrong with Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Thierry Henry explains what Jose Mourinho is doing wrong with Paul Pogba

Former France worldwide Henry believes his compatriot has been played too deep by Mourinho this season, but backs the 24-year-old to improve significantly in 2017-18 with less pressure on his shoulders. And it was Harrop who opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a superb shot into the far corner - his fourth goal at Old Trafford inside a week after his hat-trick for the Reserves against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Officially Questionable for Game 3 vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

His Spurs had just fallen into a two-games-to-none deficit with Game 3 coming Saturday night. The Spurs not only face a superior Golden State team who's proficient on both offense and defense, but also face them without their guard Tony Parker , out for the remainder of the season, and now forward Kahwi Leonard , who is day to day because of a re-occurring ankle injury, this time sustained Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are back where they belong

Much more is expected this time round and, before flying to Australia, Klopp outlined his transfer strategy for the summer, which will be key to improving their Champions League record of just three wins in 14 games since the 2008-09 quarter-finals.

Author: 0 Klopp proud as Liverpool return to Champions League

Philippe Coutinho has suggested that he will still be a Liverpool player next season following months of speculation that he was hoping to secure a dream transfer to Barcelona. "You have to make steps and the step is for us to be around the best teams in the world because we are in one of the best clubs in the world". "We have got loads of quality in the side to create chances and score goals and everyone in the dressing room is hungry for success".

Author: 0 John Terry is the best defender in Premier League history - Gary Cahill

Take our quiz below and find out. Chris Wilder was also honoured for the second time is as many years, winning the trophy for League One Manager of the Year after he capped a superb first season in charge of Sheffield United with a top-of-the-table finish and an impressive 100 points.

Sports British police name attacker as Salman Abedi
Author: 0 British police name attacker as Salman Abedi

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, which sent children and their parents attending the concert scrambling to get out of the venue. In March, a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a auto into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing four people before stabbing to death a police officer who was on the grounds of parliament.

Author: 0 Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7

For the Senators, however, it is now very clearly do-or-die time in Ottawa , which will play host to Game 6. Coach Mike Sullivan inserted Rust on a line with Nick Bonino and Carter Rowney . If we've heard him talk once about the importance of having a bad memory - of flushing the garbage down the toilet - we've heard it 1,000 times . "I think there's a fine line between winning and losing in this league".

Sports Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United's 'minds and hearts'
Author: 0 Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United's 'minds and hearts'

Despite the atrocities in Manchester and Stockholm , Uefa says there is "no specific intelligence" relating to the Europa League final or the Champions League finale in Cardiff on 3 June. Ajax are likely to pose plenty of problems for Mourinho's men at the Friends Arena on Wednesday night but the Premier League outfit should have too much for their Dutch opponents in the Europa League final .

Sports Horschel trumps Day in play-off to win AT&T Byron Nelson
Author: 0 Horschel trumps Day in play-off to win AT&T Byron Nelson

Sunday will be the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving. It's moving to Trinity Forest near Dallas next year. Seeking his first PGA Tour Champions individual title since 2012, Funk was even over the final nine holes. He had missed four straight cuts going into this week. Garcia played his way into contention with a 64 Saturday, but a 74 Sunday dropped him into a tie for 20th.

Author: 0 'No specific intelligence' of risk to Europa final

Our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those affected", said the statement on its website. We have a job to do and will fly to Sweden to do that job. 'Furthermore, a number of additional security measures were implemented following the attacks in Stockholm last April. United club captain Wayne Rooney tweeted: "Devastating news this morning".

Sports Former Barcelona President Sandro Rosell Arrested on Money Laundering Charges
Author: 0 Former Barcelona President Sandro Rosell Arrested on Money Laundering Charges

The operation reportedly used information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Authorities say almost €15m may have been laundered. Teixeira - a son-in-law and protege of the late Joao Havelange, who led FIFA for 24 years from 1974-1998 - stepped down as head of the Brazilian football federation in 2012 amid corruption allegations.

Sports Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final
Author: 0 Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final

And while the Portuguese coach claimed he was "happy" with his players' individual performances, he made an early exit from his media commitments in an interview with Sky Sports after Sunday's game. United - assured of finishing no higher than fifth - has two fixtures left to play in the league this season against Southampton Wednesday and Crystal Palace Sunday.

Author: 0 Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants 4-1

Hopefully, this Lester start begins to change that. Panik hit an RBI double and scored on Belt's single in the third. Brandon Belt (2-for-5) and Justin Ruggiano (2-for-4) also hit solo home runs for San Francisco. "You know when you get jammed and you know when you hit off the end and you know when you hit barrel, because you don't feel it as much", Schwarber said.

Author: 0 John Terry's Chelsea sub to be investigated by the FA

That's the opinion of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry who believes a return to the Champions League will make things challenging for Antonio Conte . "So I kind of negotiated with him to play 26 minutes and come off. It is a great achievement and I hope to continue in the best way". Brighton finished second to Newcastle in this year's Championship .

Author: 0 Patisserie Holdings PLC (CAKE) Given "Buy" Rating at FinnCap

It now has negative earnings. Compass Group PLC provides food and support services. Electrocomponents plc is a service distributor. The company has market cap of 11.83 billion GBP. (NYSE:PB) to report earnings on July, 26. (NASDAQ:QCOM). Washington Tru Financial Bank invested in 0.69% or 47,145 shares. Central Bank & Trust Co acquired 54,823 shares as Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)'s stock rose 2.14%.

Sports LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after loss
Author: 0 LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after loss

CLEVELAND (AP ) - Leprechauns are imaginary. The pain didn't stop him. LeBron James had by far his worst performance of the postseason. James didn't score in the fourth quarter and went only 1 for 8 from the field with one rebound and one assist in the second half.

Author: 0 Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

Chelsea celebrated their title and captain John Terry's last game at Stamford Bridge with a 5-1 defeat of relegated Sunderland, bringing their season's Premier League win tally to a record 30 games. If we'd played to our potential we could have been in the hunt for the other places but seventh is a decent climb from the places we've been in the previous seasons.

Sports Manchester soccer coach's wife, daughters escape terror attack
Author: 0 Manchester soccer coach's wife, daughters escape terror attack

If you would like to contribute your own donation, the Manchester Evening News has created a crowdfunding page with the aim of raising money for victims of the terrorist attack. Guardiola's family were at the event, but are unharmed and safe at home, with the Manchester City boss, along with many other figures in world football, tweeting their horror at the events.

Author: 0 Quiz: Can you name Manchester United's 100 Premier League scorers?

In slightly weird circumstances, Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was asked by Chelsea striker Diego Costa to kick the ball out of play to ensure the Blues got the timing of their celebration correct. Chelsea will escape censure from the Premier League , despite the debacle which surrounded John Terry's final game for Chelsea on Sunday. Personally, I don't think Conte deserves some of the praise lavished on him.

Author: 0 Sharapova not seeking Wimbledon wildcard, to play in qualifiers

On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. Sharapova commented: "I am really excited to be coming back to Birmingham this year to play on the grass as part of my build up to Wimbledon and I thank the LTA for this opportunity".

Sports Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP; LeBron not on list
Author: 0 Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP; LeBron not on list

Harden is facing an insurmountable lead because The Beard only gains three points for each first place ballot, which is of course negated by each Westbrook first place ballot. The game tipped off about 15 minutes after the three finalists for NBA MVP were announced , and James wasn't among them. The full results of the media vote - including which media member was the one who had James on the All-NBA second team - won't be revealed until then.