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Author: 0 Harry Kane nets four as Tottenham Hotspur thrash Leicester City

Harry Kane fired himself back into the Premier League Golden Boot race with four goals in Tottenham's 6-1 victory over Leicester . Kane had scored five minutes before the hour-mark when Son Heung-min cut-back the ball into his path to give Spurs the lead and the Korean then doubled their advantage nine minutes later when he finished off Dele Alli's dinked through-ball.

Sports Djokovic names Agassi as coach after losing Rome final
Author: 0 Djokovic names Agassi as coach after losing Rome final

Earlier, Djokovic overcame having to play twice in a day before cruising into the final of the Rome Masters with aruthless 6-16-0 win over Thiem. A long backhand by Djokovic, who will celebrate his 30th birthday on Monday, subsequently ensured victory to his highly-rated opponent.

Author: 0 Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

TMZ reported , "who confirmed Kennedy's passing.but they added "there is nothing suspicious" about his death". He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. What made Mr. Kennedy so hard to stop was his low center of gravity, unexpected quickness, and remarkable strength packaged in a 6-foot-1, 300-pound frame.

Author: 0 KKR hungry for win against Mumbai Indians: Gautam Gambhir

The calming influence of skipper Rohit Sharma (26 off 24 balls) and his 54-run fourth wicket association with the consistent Krunal Pandya (45 not out, 30b, 8x4) finally sealed it for Mumbai last night. As a result of this convincing win, MI progress to the tournament Final where they will meet Rising Pune Supergiant; the title clash will be played in Hyderabad tomorrow.

Author: 0 Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 6

Anaheim took a 1-0 lead on Wagner's second goal of the playoffs at 12:46 of the second period when Rinne could not handle a writ shot from Brandon Montour and Wagner converted the rebound. The Nashville Predators have confirmed center Ryan Johansen needed emergency surgery because he suffered from compartment syndrome in his left thigh.

Author: 0 Manchester United won Europa League

We played for England, we played for Manchester and we played for them - the people who died". Despite Mkhitaryan's relative struggles in the Premier League this season, the Armenian global was in fantastic form in Europe, scoring six goals in eleven games in a campaign that ended in silverware.

Sports 'You deserve it my friend' - Djorkaeff congratulates Mkhitaryan on Europa League victory
Author: 0 'You deserve it my friend' - Djorkaeff congratulates Mkhitaryan on Europa League victory

Not too long ago, Mourinho would have scoffed at any team celebrating and going bonkers after winning the Europa League title, which he thought was beneath him. "You can see that the fans were appreciative at the start of the game, both sets of fans, it's good that the game of football can go ahead". "These things are awful all over the world, in London and in Paris", said Pogba, who was also playing at the Stade de France on the night of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks.

Author: 0 Cavaliers dispatch Celtics, set up NBA Finals showdown with Warriors

James sounded prescient, finishing the game with 35 points, eight assists and eight rebounds. Betcha the Cavs will win one of the first two in Oakland and the Warriors take at least one in Cleveland . Cleveland not only won all three games in Boston, but they didn't trail for even a second and compiled a +90 point differential. I don't even think my teammates would say that.

Sports Celtics Notes: Kyrie Irving's Third-Quarter Explosion Sparks Cavs' Game 4 Win
Author: 0 Celtics Notes: Kyrie Irving's Third-Quarter Explosion Sparks Cavs' Game 4 Win

He got up, walked the pain off, and drove down the lane for a layup. That induced the usual quick-trigger applause. I don't know how to phrase it, other than that. I've been saying he's a special kid and a special talent. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue refused to point the finger of blame at LeBron James on Monday, a day after a woeful performance from the National Basketball Association star gave the Boston Celtics a postseason lifeline.

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

The Celtics never led in the three games in Boston. The Cleveland Cavaliers could well be on their way to the third NA final in 3 years and they have Kyrie Irving to thank for this. There's no complacency for us now. The Cavs also set a franchise record for most points in a quarter in the play-offs by recording 43 in the first quarter of game five against the Celtics .

Author: 0 Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

James, 32, surpassed Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan as the all-time leading scorer in the play-offs.James calmly turned, flashed the No. 1 over his head, and headed down the floor, as the Cleveland bench applauded. "The comparison of always trying to compare people, either living or still playing or not playing - I think it's great for barbershops". "Our offensive mistakes led to bad defense, and it just kind of snowballed on us".

Author: 0 They said we had a bad season but we have three trophies

Man-of-the-match Ander Herrera dedicated the Europa League trophy to the victims of the Manchester terror attack after Manchester United saw off Ajax in Stockholm . Ibrahimovic will be out of contract in a few weeks. It will be a huge window for the club and they need to sign the right players to have any opportunity of winning the Premier League next season.

Author: 0 Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators

Goaltending hasn't really been the problem for Pittsburgh of late, Game 3 aside. But the Penguins, in need of scoring from stars and secondary contributors alike, found saving graces in the form of Maatta, who scored his first career playoff goal, and Brian Dumoulin , who needed the game-winner and his second tally of the season when he banked a point shot off of Ottawa defenseman Dion Phaneuf's skate midway through the second period.

Sports Coutinho explains why he'd snub Barcelona for Liverpool stay
Author: 0 Coutinho explains why he'd snub Barcelona for Liverpool stay

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted he's concerned the Gunners' failure to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League may make it hard for the club to keep Alexis Sanchez . "It is not easy to be in the Champions League - think of the teams who are not in it now", he said. I'd decided earlier that morning that rather than wander around the capital manically refreshing the Sky Sports app in a constant state of agitation, I'd turn my phone off between the hours of 3pm and 5pm ...

Sports Predators wear down Gibson, Ducks
Author: 0 Predators wear down Gibson, Ducks

The No. 8 seed in the West, the Predators stole home ice from Anaheim by squeezing out a 3-2 overtime victory in Game 1 on a goal by James Neal to win their third consecutive series opener on the road and improve to 9-2 in the postseason.

Author: 0 NBA Finals: Buckle up for Cavs-Warriors 3.0

Thompson joined James on the press conference stage after Game 5 in Boston and had some great reactions to a joke LeBron made when comparing himself to Jordan. The second quarter offered little relief for Boston . They can give as good as they get in the quote department, but the overriding sense is they know they are good and don't need to publicly proclaim it.

Sports Alexis Sanchez fit for FA Cup final
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez fit for FA Cup final

Oxlade-Chamberlain has certainly been frustrated by having his position in the team chopped and changed, and he is poised to enter the final year on his contract. Hector has been doing really well. "But as long as the team that goes out there puts in everything and gets the right end result, I'll be just as happy as every single other Arsenal player and fan in the stadium".

Sports Djokovic hoping Agassi can inspire him back to No. 1
Author: 0 Djokovic hoping Agassi can inspire him back to No. 1

Nadal is chasing a 10th title at Roland Garros while second seed Djokovic , working with new coach Andre Agassi , is looking to defend the only major he still holds. Indeed, Djokovic has shown some vulnerability on clay too, recently losing to Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open. "Rafa, next to Roger, has been the best player so far this year in terms of results", he said.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 4: What We Learned

Cleveland , stunned by Boston in Game 3 after romping two blowout wins in the opening two games of the Eastern Conference series , looked to be heading for another shock as the Celtics dominated the first half. " Kyrie Irving is very special", Love said. "They can not. We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series ". Cleveland has received the nod as betting chalk in each of its 12 postseason outings this spring but has been a disappointment to bettors when ...

Sports 'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open,' says Nadal
Author: 0 'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open,' says Nadal

New mum Azarenka, a two-time Australian Open champion and former world number one , hasn't played since last year's French Open and will miss this year's edition after giving birth to son Leo in December. Really important for Djokovic to get back to what you brought up. These tournaments are so strong, so it's incredible for me to go that far. "We talked before every match, more or less".

Author: 0 Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement

Wenger has been in charge of the Gunners since 1996, winning three Premier Leagues and six FA Cups , but has faced protests from Arsenal supporters this season calling for him to quit. "There is nothing better maybe in the world". Wenger defended Kroenke, saying it was not his fault the squad had fallen short, but he admitted that the often toxic atmosphere around the club had been a factor in the worst league campaign of his near 21-year tenure.

Author: 0 Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

The Warriors became the first team in league history to open the playoffs 12-0, which provides them with a week of rest prior to their third straight finals appearance. I'm very happy about our accomplishment. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he had yet to start any prep for the Warriors. "I told our guys: 'We made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be'".

Author: 0 Carlsson upstages big guns at Wentworth

Francesco Molinari has been four times inside the top ten in his last five starts at Wentworth and his impressive 6th place finish at the Players Championship suggests his game is in good enough shape to continue his good run in this event.

Author: 0 NFL Makes 4 Big Rule Changes For 2017

The owners also voted to eliminate the first mandatory roster cut that went from 90 to 75 players. "Today, we are excited to tell you about another change that comes after conversations with more than 80 current and former players", National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Tuesday.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho is unlikely to approve this summer deal

The Spaniard was also asked about the Stockholm victory in the context of the Reds' season, saying: "The motivation when you put on the United shirt is big; the obligation is also big because we are the greatest club in England and one of the greatest in the world".

Sports Conte eyes domestic double as glorious season draws to a close
Author: 0 Conte eyes domestic double as glorious season draws to a close

Manchester United , so often the kings of the Premier League era, finished sixth this season and this is where they reside in this table. "I think the way we started the [home] game in the first half was very good", Ramsey, who scored the victor in his side's 2014 FA Cup final victory over Hull City , said to Arsenal Player.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy success hinges on execution for India's Kohli

India have the upper hand going into the match as they have bested Pakistan in their last three meetings at the 2015 World Cup , the 2016 Asia Cup and last year's World Twenty20. Talking about the experienced duo of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh, Kohli said that their performances will boost the team. New Zealand are in Group A of the Champions Trophy, to be held in England from June 1-18, with Australia , England and Bangladesh the other teams in their group.

Sports England skipper Morgan's ton helps hosts to 339 versus South Africa
Author: 0 England skipper Morgan's ton helps hosts to 339 versus South Africa

It was a target that always looked to much for AB De Villiers' team, even if half-centuries from Hashim Amla and Faf Du Plessis threatened to make the chase interesting. JP Duminy, David Miller and Chris Miller failed to fire, while the wicket of skipper AB de Villiers, caught by Plunkett off the bowling of Moeen, all but ended South Africa's chances.

Sports Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: Spokesman
Author: 0 Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli: Spokesman

The bomb used in the attack appeared to contain carefully packed shrapnel and have a powerful, high-velocity charge, according to leaked photographs from the investigation. On Wednesday, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told a television interviewer that Abedi had traveled to Syria and had Islamic State links .

Sports Paul Pogba: 'We played for the people who died'
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: 'We played for the people who died'

MM went to Bierkeller in the Printworks to interview United and City fans alike as Manchester came together in a show of defiance in the face of adversity. The 31-year-old has been starved of playing time under Jose Mourinho as it seems his powers are on the wane at the highest levels of European football.

Author: 0 Agassi 'good for Djokovic, tennis': Murray

At this point, you would have to say Kerber is a big outsider to win at Roland Garros having failed to fire in preparation for the tournament . He made it 10 crowns in both Barcelona and Monte Carlo and securing "La Decima" at Roland Garros will further enhance his status as the King of Clay while elevating his feats to a level that will never be matched.

Author: 0 Hawkeyes Edge Maryland in B1G Tournament Opener

Nebraska had a baserunner on in every inning, but never was able to push across a run. With two runners on, Nick Dunn hit a three-run 420-plus foot bomb to right in the third to make the score 6-4 and Justin Morris connected on a two-run home run an inning later.

Sports Griezmann dismisses reports he has agreed to leave Atletico Madrid this summer
Author: 0 Griezmann dismisses reports he has agreed to leave Atletico Madrid this summer

Winning titles is what I'm looking for this summer, when deciding my future". However, when it came to where Griezmann could end, he chose to remain vague rather than mention any club in particular. With the possibility of Champions League football still alive, Balague says that a qualification for the same would help United land Antoine Griezmann .

Sports Rooney close to revealing decision on future
Author: 0 Rooney close to revealing decision on future

Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not start for United as he was injured but did play an important role in his side reaching the final. Against an Ajax side that had garnered a lot of hype in the build-up to the match, United were able to physically impose themselves on the game from an early stage, defending efficiently against the Dutch side's attempts at intricate play.

Author: 0 LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach National Basketball Association finals again

The Celtics scored the next three points, but the Cavs did eventually hold an 87-80 lead after three quarters as Kyrie Irving picked up the slack for James , who sat for the final 6:46 of the first half with four fouls. James will lead his Cavalier team against the Golden State Warriors for the third year in a row, in attempt to repeat a championship win after the team's iconic 3-1 comeback in last year's Finals.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics

James then assessed his Game 3 performance. Boston exploded for a 55-31 run to end the game after the Celtics trailed by 21 with almost 6 minutes to play in the third quarter marking the largest blown lead in a playoff game by a James-led team.

Author: 0 Kim Si-woo makes history at The Players Championship

But a points shift earned Poulter his card, and he took advantage of his opportunity this week. European Tour legends Poulter and Sergio Garcia entered the final round in contention. Kim also drilled his tee shot down the middle of the 18th fairway, setting up one final par - from off the green, of course - to cap a final round that was flawless, at least on his scorecard.

Sports Injured Willett pulls out mid-round at Sawgrass
Author: 0 Injured Willett pulls out mid-round at Sawgrass

You know, the infamous, knee-buckling, good-luck-not-thinking-about-the-water "island green"? Hughes had only played 36 total holes on the Stadium Course - all in practice this week - before teeing it up on Thursday afternoon. McIlroy's playing partner Dustin Johnson endured a mixed bag but an eagle three on the 16th hole helped him just sneak under par. "Those two years could have been spread out over 15 and everything else is solid".