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Sports Red Sox win 4th straight, 6-2 over Rangers
Author: 0 Red Sox win 4th straight, 6-2 over Rangers

And the record didn't come down until a half-hour after the game as umpires and NY officials conferred over a ninth-inning play on which Nomar Mazara reached first base. Drew Pomeranz tied a personal best, and his teammates in the bullpen kept it going as the Boston Red Sox pitchers matched a major league record.

Author: 0 Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

Matuidi, who was wanted by Mourinho during his time as Chelsea boss, has only a year remaining on his contract and would be available at a reasonable price for a player of such experience. That will have to change. Wayne Rooney has ruled out joining any Premier League club but Everton as he weighs up whether to leave Manchester United.

Sports Manchester United Players get touch of Europa League trophy on flight back
Author: 0 Manchester United Players get touch of Europa League trophy on flight back

We are all proud of them, it was a great achievement". - Mourinho has maintained his 100% win record against Ajax , winning all seven matches against the Dutch side. Kompany said: "No words will ever comfort the families who have lost the loved ones but...we stand with you and will do everything we can to help".

Sports Pro basketball: Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win
Author: 0 Pro basketball: Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

LeBron James and Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas meet after game five of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at the TD Garden . James scored 11 points with six assists in the period and Irving, showing no sign of the twisted left ankle he suffered in the third quarter of game four, scored nine as Cleveland shot 64 percent from the field in the first quarter.

Author: 0 Wenger - FA cup final won't be my last game

Former Chelsea forward and manager Gianluca Vialli said this week that he hopes Conte will remain at the club for 25 years, and while Conte admitted he would be interested in the same, he also highlighted how hard this would be. Only this season they haven't qualified in the Champions League. But he has never before gone into a final knowing it is his last hope of salvaging anything from the season, after Arsenal missed out on the top four and fell by the wayside in the League Cup ...

Author: 0 The opening NBA Finals odds don't make sense

Kevin Love opened the night's scoring with a three-pointer and Marcus Smart answered to tie the game on Boston's next possession. It said everything about who the 2017 Green-and-White were, their dedication to the game and what they represented - and, most importantly, the size of their hearts.

Sports Sevilla allow Jorge Sampaoli to accept Argentina job
Author: 0 Sevilla allow Jorge Sampaoli to accept Argentina job

Champions League elimination coincided with a general downturn in results as Sevilla won only three of 13 games in all competitions to surrender third place in La Liga to Atletico Madrid. "All parties are satisfied by the agreement that has been reached". Its next World Cup qualifier is at Uruguay on August 31. The Spanish side had been holding out for AFA to pay a 1.5 million euro ($1.7 million) release clause in Sampaoli's contract which still had one more year to run.

Author: 0 Andy Murray sure illness won't hurt his French Open chances

I'm still pretty close to him and to the rest of the team", said Becker. We had organised a family trip during Roland Garros anyway which was planned for a long time. Open's fourth-round to Lucas Pouille of France . I feel very lucky with that, I'm not complaining. "It's an wonderful feeling to be back and to look at this trophy".

Author: 0 Conte and Chelsea hierarchy 'have same point of view' on transfers

From struggling to find any form in the Premier League , Chelsea subsequently won 83 of a possible 96 points as they romped to the title. So I expect myself to be ready no matter what comes. But Conte is convinced that whoever emerges victorious at Wembley Wenger will be in charge at Arsenal next season. The Blues manager, however, disagrees.

Author: 0 Hamilton rules out psychological warfare with Vettel

He showed clearly his relish for the fight in his first session when he topped the times in a best lap of one minute and 13.425 seconds, using Pirelli's ultra-soft tyre, a time that was quick enough to dismiss Mercedes' fears of being disadvantaged by having the longest wheel-base auto in the field.

Author: 0 Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Despite being in his home country, Madrid is well-known for being Nadal's "least" successful spring clay event, but he has now achieved four titles, three finals and one semifinal on red clay there, along with an early loss in 2012 when the event made an ill-fated experiment with blue clay.

Author: 0 Warriors GM indicates Steve Kerr still isn't ready to return

And if that's the case, I can tell you right now that you'll be able to find me casually striding up to the counter with the intention of laying the points with the Dubs. It's unclear how well the latest procedure worked for Kerr, who missed the initial 43 games last season dealing with debilitating symptoms such as headaches and nausea that have returned throughout this season.

Author: 0 Patty Mills' Spurs tumble out of NBA playoffs

Durant is fully aware a tough challenge waits for them. Popovich said that Ginobili is a future Hall of Famer who allowed him to start him on the bench for the last decade because it would make the team better. They fell behind early, and the first quarter ended with the Warriors ahead 31-19. This is a team that can still win no matter who they put out on the floor.

Author: 0 Kompany and Aguero to stay at City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola arrives before the match against Watford at Vicarage Road May 21, 2017 . But City ended up 15 points adrift of champions Chelsea , as well as eight shy of Spurs in second. As a defensive clearance fell to the Belgian midway through his own half, he slightly mis-controlled the ball but it was enough to bamboozle Abdoulaye Doucoure, allowing De Bruyne to surge forward and thread a ideal pass into Aguero's path - the Argentinian did the rest, ...

Author: 0 Cavaliers manhandle Celtics, earn date with Warriors in NBA Finals

The Cavaliers answer to that: 9-0 in their last nine road games going back to Game 5 of the Finals in Oakland past year. "How can I get the youth to feel like passing the ball is OK, making the extra pass is OK", James wondered. (Take your pick - years or seasons). The Warriors have a seemingly unlimited number of offensive options, and two of them ( Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant ) happen to be two of the best three scorers in the league.

Author: 0 Murray struggles with illness on French Open eve

There was a huge dent in American tennis when former world number 1 Andy Roddick retired in 2015 which left everyone wondering if there was anyone who could fill the shoes of the 2003 US Open champ. The Austrian won 29 of the 41 matches this season and also went on to win the Rio Open earlier in February. Photo: Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal.

Sports White Hart Lane redevelopment begins hours after last Tottenham Hotspur match
Author: 0 White Hart Lane redevelopment begins hours after last Tottenham Hotspur match

Demolition work at the Lane , Spurs' home since 1899, will start on Monday, with Mauricio Pochettino's side playing at Wembley next season before moving into their new ground, which is being built on the same site, in 2018. 1". "Two bad goals conceded but a positive game for us because the players that needed to play 90 minutes, they did it, and it's important for them", Mourinho said.

Sports F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel in thrilling duel in Spain
Author: 0 F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel in thrilling duel in Spain

Bottas, who celebrated his first career victory in Russian Federation two weeks ago, made glancing contact with his compatriot and the impact pitched Raikkonen into Verstappen on the other side, smashing the suspension on both cars. "It's been a long, long, long time so I used up a lot of energy and I'm looking forward to lying down after this". The race turned static during a period of virtual safety vehicle, with cars forced to lap at controlled speeds while a Stoffel Vandoorne's crashed ...

Author: 0 Fisher rejoins Predators at practice, questionable for Final

In game 6, the Ducks more than doubled the number of shots on goal the Predators had, but they could only muster half the number of makes. Twenty years into their history, the eighth-seeded Predators are in their first Stanley Cup final after eliminating the favoured Anaheim Ducks in a six-game Western Conference championship.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game 5: What We Learned

In a rush to get the holiday weekend rolling? He said though he's disappointed with how the season ended, he's encouraged that no one in Boston's locker room is satisfied just making it to the conference finals. Kevin Love doubled-up in each game of the Eastern Conference Finals - tallying 15 points on 5-for-13 shooting, leading both squads with 11 boards and four steals in the win.

Author: 0 Nadal wary of Paire threat at the French Open

True but he also has endured shingles, a cold and an elbow injury since a downbeat early exit from the Australian Open in January, when the mantle of being No1 in the world looked to have slowed his verve. The Brit, and still world number one, has not won a tournament since The Dubai Open in early March and has struggled in recent weeks. Elina Svitolina - victor of four titles this season, including the Italian Open last week, and No 1 on the WTA's Race to Singapore ranking - is certainly ...

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Matching Ayrton Senna in Monaco would be 'unreal'

Valtteri Bottas was the first of the two Silver Arrows to usurp early leader Vettel , although Hamilton wasn't behind him for long, hammering in a 1:13.425. Practice one was actually really good and we were quickest, but then in second practice we just struggled to extract the grip from the tyres and we were sliding around a lot", he said.

Author: 0 No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to the NBA Finals. Irving piled on 21 points in the third period as Cleveland turned their 10-point half-time deficit into an 87-80 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Author: 0 NHL Royalty vs. the Rowdy Neighbors in Stanley Cup Finals

Murray took over for Fleury in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Ottawa Senators with the Penguins down in 2-1 in the series . Anderson was frozen as the puck sailed over his shoulder, the Senators' dream season hitting the net with it in the 3-2 double overtime defeat. "We can't ask for anything better than this, but we just have to have fun with that".

Author: 0 LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

For the first time in National Basketball Association playoff history, the same two teams will meet in the Finals for the third consecutive year. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2.

Sports How will the NFL's new rules impact the Minnesota Vikings in 2017?
Author: 0 How will the NFL's new rules impact the Minnesota Vikings in 2017?

Now there will only be one cut down, from 90 players straight to 53 once preseason wraps up. That new rule will allow players fighting to make the final roster to play in one more preseason game. This change is expected to prevent injuries to key reserve players as most starters don't participate in the final preseason game. Both players joined New Orleans in 2008, Nicks as a rookie and Vilma in a trade with the New York Jets.

Sports Wenger 'won't be Arsenal manager for 26 years' after Ferguson backing
Author: 0 Wenger 'won't be Arsenal manager for 26 years' after Ferguson backing

League meetings with Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur , Arsenal and the Manchester clubs in 2016-17 yielded five wins and five draws for Jürgen Klopp's team. "We have four more points than last season so in a way you would think that we improve by four points and we would be in a similar position like we were last season", Cech said.

Author: 0 Predators defeat Ducks in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead

Subban said. "Whether that's traffic in front, or stopping right in front of him when he makes a save, we try and play hard, but we try and play fair, too". The Nashville Predators will take on the Anaheim Ducks in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final. Nothing appeared illegal about Manson's contact with either Nashville center, but the Predators have been frustrated by Anaheim's hard-nosed approach to hockey.

Sports Oscar De La Hoya writes scathing letter opposing Conor McGregor vs
Author: 0 Oscar De La Hoya writes scathing letter opposing Conor McGregor vs

De La Hoya also acknowledged that his objections to the fight could be construed as sour grapes from a promoter with a strong interest in the success of another highly anticipated boxing match set to take place later in the year. "But I promise you one thing, Conor McGregor will hit him". In a statement by the UFC lightweight champ picked up by The Mac Life , McGregor said, "It is an honour to sign this record-breaking deal alongside my partners Zuffa LLC, The Ultimate Fighting ...

Sports FA wants betting information on Terry withdrawal
Author: 0 FA wants betting information on Terry withdrawal

I was surprised the odds were that high". You don't have to like it, or Terry, but you have to respect their decision to do it - just as Chelsea fans would have to if and when another club does the same. The Chelsea players formed a guard of honour for the 36-year-old, as he hugged his teammates, the Chelsea staff and his opponents, and took the applause of the crowd.

Sports Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph
Author: 0 Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

But the world goes on and does not stop and we have to do our work. As the Red Devils did not play in the Champions League this season, it comes as a relief to the 35-year-old that the victory in the Europa League booked them a place in the next season's Champions League .

Sports The NFL loosens rules on celebrations after touchdowns
Author: 0 The NFL loosens rules on celebrations after touchdowns

Tampa originally finished as runner-up in the bidding for 2020 - one reason why owners backed the move unanimously. "Our focus in this process is this building should host multiple Super Bowls over many generations, and we need to make sure we deliver a building that is an exceptional, Super Bowl-quality building", Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff said last week.

Sports Chatwood allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Rockies top Phillies 7-2
Author: 0 Chatwood allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Rockies top Phillies 7-2

Anderson picked up a 12-6 win at Cincinnati the last time out with two runs allowed on four hits and two BB in six frames. NOTES: The teams will conclude the four-game series on Thursday, with Phillies RHP Vince Velasquez (2-4, 5.98 ERA) going up against Rockies LHP Tyler Anderson (3-4, 6.00).

Author: 0 Irving's 42 points power Cavs past Celtics

Down 49-33, it was Irving to the rescue, who scored the next 10 points in a 10-2 Cleveland run. Using 21 third-quarter points from Kyrie Irving and 15 fourth-quarter points from LeBron James , the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a miserable first half to defeat the Boston Celtics , 112-99, to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night.

Sports Clubs cancel plan for victory parade over security fears
Author: 0 Clubs cancel plan for victory parade over security fears

Everyone has family coming along and it's a sell-out. Brendan Rodgers is on the verge of having the ideal Celtic season. The result was a bitter 3-0 loss as the Parkhead side wrapped up their 100th trophy success. "It is a chance for us to carve our name into the club but it is important that we don't lose sight of the fact that we have a game of football to win first".

Sports Boy struck on head by broken bat at Yankee Stadium
Author: 0 Boy struck on head by broken bat at Yankee Stadium

The accident prompted calls for enhanced safety measures from at least one local councilmember. According to the New York Post , the boy received medical treatment at the stadium, "but the Yankees, because of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act) rules, didn't comment on the extent of the injury ".

Author: 0 Lebron James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

LeBron James' reign in the National Basketball Association is far from over, but it's clear as day that the Celtics are positioning themselves to be one of the favorites to eventually unseat the Cavs. And in the third quarter, the All-Star guard had James' back again, keeping the Cavs on their collision course with the Warriors. The way they responded Tuesday night - particularly on the defensive end - is a good sign for their prospects of wrapping up their third straight Eastern ...

Author: 0 Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles

With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. James said he "didn't have it" in Game 3. . "We need to chip away at the lead. They played so freely without IT, and they just made play after play after play, and we couldn't weather the storm".