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Author: 0 IPL 2017: Karn Puts Mumbai Entering Final Over Own Performance

In a high pressure game of 20 overs, when a chasing team lose three top order wickets cheaply, it is not easy to win the game especially when the chasing team is pitted against a strong bowling attack. "We had different plans for different batsmen and that's what I executed", he said. Reeling at 31/5, Ishank Jaggi and Suryakumar Yadav temporarily stemmed the bleeding with a 56-run partnership.

Sports 'Hugely disappointed' Garry Monk quits as Leeds United coach
Author: 0 'Hugely disappointed' Garry Monk quits as Leeds United coach

Radrizzani took to Twitter to deny that he had been unwilling to discuss a long-term contract with Monk, saying: "We were keen to do (a) three-year deal". 'We thank Garry for his contribution during his time at Leeds United , we are disappointed that would could not continue on this journey together'.

Author: 0 Relentless Nadal sets up Djokovic semi-final

Kei Nishikori set up a quarter-final clash with Novak Djokovic after sweeping aside David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 in the third round of the Madrid Masters yesterday. Nadal and Kyrgios have met on two occasions before with both players winning one match each. In another quarterfinal, Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay rallied to beat Alexander Zverev of Germany 3-6 6-0 6-4.

Author: 0 Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

Arsenal will face Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday afternoon as they both look to end the season on a high. Antonio Conte could emulate his friend and Italian compatriot after already capturing the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge.

Author: 0 Ginobili's uncertain future has Spurs fans feeling anxious

The Cleveland Cavaliers lead that series, 2-1, over the Boston Celtics . "It's great to be one of the last two teams standing, we'll see how it goes", said Kevin Durant , who had 29 points and 12 rebounds. With the Warriors four wins away from a title, the question is, if they win, will Brown break out the tacos and Too $hort at the championship parade? Assistant Mike Brown has led the team since Game 3 of the first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers .

Author: 0 Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Gm 5 with injury

In the battle of attrition that was Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, an unheralded and relatively unknown player made the play to place the Nashville Predators on the doorstep of the Stanley Cup finals . Momentum is certainly on Nashville's side after beating the Ducks 3-1 on the road. It took until the 12:46 mark of the second period for either team to finally break through for a score.

Author: 0 Warriors sweep Spurs to third straight NBA Finals

The 39-year-old has not said whether to retire or return. Ginobili left the game in the final minutes to chants of "Manu, Manu" and "one more year". Murray's four steals in the first half tied Ginobili's franchise record for most steals in a playoff game. "We have a bigger goal in mind", Durant said.

Sports Alexis Sanchez could snub contract offer for Champions League football
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez could snub contract offer for Champions League football

The Chile hot-shot has a year left on his contract, but has stalled on extension talks and fell offside with Gunners' boss Wenger in March after storming out of a training session. "'And by the way how about you working just as hard out of possession as I'm working out of possession?' I'm surprised he's got away with some of that with the players".

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results

The Mavericks, who have had limited success in the draft over the years, had a 1.7 percent chance of receiving the No. 1 pick and 2 percent chance of moving up to the second slot. If the Bulls or Pacers change their minds about the directions of their franchises, they could come calling for that No. 1 pick, plus a player or two as filler.

Sports Manchester United players react to winning the Europa League
Author: 0 Manchester United players react to winning the Europa League

But playing for Manchester United we should do better in the Premier League and that's our aim next season - trying to win it. As well as striking the scrappy opener, the energetic Pogba popped up all over the pitch, forming an effective midfield trident with Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera , out-muscling and nullifying the inexperienced Dutch side.

Sports Manchester concert bombing: More arrests, police respond to incident
Author: 0 Manchester concert bombing: More arrests, police respond to incident

Ramadan Abedi said early Wednesday that he believed his son was innocent. "We don't believe in killing innocents", he said. He said he spoke to his son five days ago and he was getting ready for a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia . In Libya, killer Salman Abedi's father and brother are in detention. "It looks like we're not dealing with a lone wolf situation". British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront United States President Donald Trump over leak of information about ...

Author: 0 Cavs roll past Boston, headed back to Finals

Golden State has yet to lose in these playoffs and has added Kevin Durant , giving the series the past five league MVP winners ( Stephen Curry twice, Durant, James twice). The series then shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 on June 7 and 9. "They just stayed resilient all year, got to the playoffs, and we really stepped our game up".

Author: 0 Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

After becoming the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship , unheralded South Korean golfer Si Woo Kim isn't anxious about the looming compulsory military service in his homeland. The win at The Players grants Kim a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour as well as a five-year exemption into this tournament. Turns out Poulter and Gay's husband, who was also playing on a Major Medical Extension, had done enough to secure their cards for this year, after all.

Sports James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader
Author: 0 James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

It was worth one. In a rush to get the holiday weekend rolling? "Everybody did their part". "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, but when you're growing up and seeing Michael Jordan it's nearly like a god, so I never did believe I could be Mike".

Author: 0 'Humble' Jose on 'poets' and Man United transfer plans

Jose Mourinho's side opened the scoring early on when Paul Pogba's strike deflected off defender Davinson Sanchez to leave goalkeeper Andre Onana wrong-footed. Mourinho has received criticism for the quality of United's football, but he finishes his maiden season with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League .

Author: 0 Breaking Down the NFL's New Celebration Rules

Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement about the changes, saying he understood that players and fans wanted more celebrations to be allowed, ESPN reported . That's five minutes shorter than the maximum allowed under the former rule for the NFL's "modified sudden death" format. Now, the league is still frowning on what it calls "offensive demonstrations", prolonged celebrations that delay the game and celebrations directed at an opponent.

Sports No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Cavaliers coach Lue
Author: 0 No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Cavaliers coach Lue

When Bradley's 3-pointer bounced in with less than a second to go, James had lost for the first time in 50 playoff games when his team owned a 20-point lead. James shot 2-of-18 against Boston in 2008, and similarly disappeared against those same Celtics in Game 5 in 2010. With one half of the 2017 NBA Finals having already been decided, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics will compete to complete the matchup.

Sports Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery
Author: 0 Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

There's also the irony that Brown , the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 - Cleveland was swept by San Antonio - will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he's had for Golden State since head coach Steve Kerr was forced to take a break because of continued problems with his surgically repaired back .

Sports No military to be deployed to Saturday's FA Cup final, say police
Author: 0 No military to be deployed to Saturday's FA Cup final, say police

Chelsea take on Arsenal at Wembley on Saturday in what is an important game for both sides. In a statement they say the decision was made so as not to put additional pressure on police and security services at a hard time. Their Premier League campaign ended with the loss of three centre-backs in the final two games of the season. Wenger reported that the centre-half was still feeling sick and he had not trained.

Author: 0 Chelsea, with EPL title assured, beat Watford

Should Chelsea beat relegated Sunderland on Sunday afternoon, they would be the first team to rack up 30 Premier League wins in a single season. Beaten manager Walter Mazzarri played down an on-pitch argument between Okaka and his captain Troy Deeney that occurred late in the game, but said he would speak to the pair about the matter.

Author: 0 Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

The Penguins regrouped. Pairings have been fluid, and the team has spread the responsibility and minutes, with no defenseman averaging as many as 22 minutes a game in the playoffs. Yet, they managed to persevere in back to back Game 7s en route to the Stanley Cup Final. "I couldn't be more proud of our team for just its 'sticktoitiveness, '" Sullivan said.

Sports Pogba: I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League
Author: 0 Pogba: I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League

Manchester United's players celebrate after victory in the Uefa Europa League final football match Ajax Amsterdam v Manchester United on 24 May, 2017 at the Friends Arena in Solna outside Stockholm . Silva: "I do not think so, honestly". "I regret not being able to play this game". "I think there's a big difference in the physical way they (United) play, but its not a matter of strength - it's how you use your body, which we have to learn", Bosz said.

Author: 0 Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

Alonso's rapid progress and commitment since announcing he was racing last month has drawn widespread praise from his team , IndyCar fans, rival drivers and former champions. Pre-race coverage starts at 5 a.m. and you can hear the race in its entirety on 93 WIBC. "Let's see what the outcome is". Alonso isn't so sure - for now, his sights are set on this weekend, and beyond that it's business as usual with Formula One, this season and next.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic coy on Manchester United future
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic coy on Manchester United future

Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola joined the Premier League to take over at Chelsea and Manchester City respectively but they were surpassed by Mourinho in the battle of the "super managers" with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger sitting in second, as he continues to avoid questions about his future at the club, with league-winning manager Conte finishing in third.

Sports Celta Vigo v Real Madrid
Author: 0 Celta Vigo v Real Madrid

Here is everything you need to know as Zinedine Zidane's men look to secure the first part of a La Liga-Champions League double. Cristiano Ronaldo has been sensational lately for the capital club as he single handedly demolished Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals and bagged a brace in his last La Liga outing.

Sports Huskers arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession in Florida
Author: 0 Huskers arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession in Florida

Police said Morgan Jr. was found to have 21.4 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. Nebraska safety Antonio Reed and a woman were also in the vehicle, but were not arrested. The Husker wide receiver told the officer that the marijuana was his and that he purchased it for $100 while in Florida on vacation. Bond was set at $3,000, and Morgan is not in custody.

Sports Ringling Bros. circus packs up its tent after 146 years
Author: 0 Ringling Bros. circus packs up its tent after 146 years

After 146 years of circus performing, the Ringling Bros. "There's a feeling of adoration, pride, in the fact that I've been a part of an American institution". Circus, which he saw as a 5-year-old in 1961. Yet animal rights activists who have sparred with Ringling for years said the end could not come soon enough.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia aces the iconic 17th at Sawgrass

Just once. He shot a 68 in the final round, and it carried Johnson to his best finish ever in this tournament. I eagled 16 previous year for the first time. It was nice that it spun back into the hole. He has played 26 rounds on the Players Stadium Course dating to his rookie season in 2008 and he has broken 70 only twice.

Author: 0 Hamilton leads Vettel and Verstappen in Monaco FP1

Lewis Hamilton admitted that Mercedes has a lot of work to do after the team struggled badly in afternoon practice in Monaco on Thursday. The Mercedes has had issues working its tyres all season: bringing them into the right temperature of their operating window has proved hard and the window itself narrow.

Author: 0 Conte wins LMA Manager of the year

United cancelled their schedule pre-match press conference in Stockholm on Tuesday, although manager Jose Mourinho used the club's Twitter feed: "We're all very sad about the tragic events last night, we can't take out of our minds & hearts the victims & their families".

Author: 0 FA Cup final: Select your Arsenal and Chelsea starting XI

Nigerian worldwide and Super Eagles football star, Victor Moses, on Sunday made history as he joined his club-side to lift the English Premier League Champions title for the first time as a professional player. It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". "The last game I played, I played on the right side". Mertesacker was sidelined all season until he came off the bench in Arsenal's final game against Everton .

Author: 0 Manchester United claim first Europa League title

I agree with the UEFA decision to play the match but obviously the tragedy that occurred takes some of the happiness from our achievement. The 30-year-old Dane also remarked that he'd rather play good football and win than commit some of the crimes against his beloved sport that United were guilty of last night.

Sports Top four absence not worrying Wenger
Author: 0 Top four absence not worrying Wenger

Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to attend Tuesday's game against Sunderland rather than participate in a boycott aimed at removing him as manager. "We do our job, and I think we have shown that again tonight". Wenger believes teams like Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are stronger in Europe because they can play at a diminished level domestically, after the Gunners crashed out at the last-16 stage to the German champions.

Author: 0 Djokovic drawn to face Nadal in French Open semis

I think it's giving me a lot of opportunity to grow as a player, my game style on this surface, but also, as a competitor, as a person. I was not rushing the process of getting a new coach because I trust in myself. It was under Lendl's tutelage that Murray won his first Wimbledon title in 2013. "I have been training as well as I could the last few months", he said.

Author: 0 James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

His supporting cast of Kevin Love (15 points, 11 boards) and Kyrie Irving (24 points, 7 assists) more than played their part. Williams had previously combined eight points in the first four games of the series. "I'm just proud of the work we've put in from the beginning of the season", Durant said following the sweep of the Spurs. The only remaining drama was whether James would score the 28 points he needed to surpass Michael Jordan's record of 5,987 playoff points.

Sports Gary Neville makes Tottenham transfer prediction about Harry Kane
Author: 0 Gary Neville makes Tottenham transfer prediction about Harry Kane

Speaking after his side's emotional farewell to White Hart Lane , where they signed off in style with a 2-1 win over Manchester United , Kane said: "We're a family on and off the pitch". "When people say we gamble (with the team selection at Tottenham ), we didn't gamble, we didn't choose the Europa League". While Tottenham rejoiced, it was a sobering day for United who are now likely to finish sixth in Jose Mourinho's first season in charge - a place below where they finished under ...