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Predators confirm Johansen suffered compartment syndrome

According to NHL.com, he didn't play another shift after his goal - even though he said the incident that forced him from the game occurred before he scored. In the previous two playoffs, Wilson had been producing at just below a point per game pace. They got back to work immediately, just like they have for each game win or lose... Read More »

Bale, Rodriguez back for real Madrid's title decider

Sunday's 2-0 win at Malaga confirmed Real Madrid as champions for the 2016-17 campaign, with Barcelona finishing three points behind their bitter rivals in second position. It has been pointed out in the Catalan press that part of the deal that took Isco to Madrid included several incentive clauses - one of which states Madrid would have to pay Malaga an extra million euros for the Spain worldwide if he helped them win a league title, hinting at a conflict of interest nobody could have ... Read More »

Manchester City close to offering Yaya Toure new contract

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes he would have been sacked at Barcelona and Bayern Munich had he gone through a season without any silverware like in his first year at the Etihad Stadium . Guardiola is in the process of shaping his squad for next season, and while Zabaleta's future has been decided, those of City's six other out-of-contract players remain in the balance. Read More »

Arsene Wenger refuses to criticise West Ham over performance against Liverpool

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Arsenal still need either Manchester City or Liverpool to falter on the final day if they are to qualify for next season's Champions League but thanks to Sanchez they have at least taken the battle to the very last. "I feel he had something still (to give)", Wenger said. If we make 75 points, we can only be beaten by one point. Arsene Wenger says his club's often turbulent season has not been ideal, but is far from a disaster. Read More »

Ronaldo happy with Madrid role

The result means a draw at Malaga on Sunday will secure Los Blancos' first La Liga title in five years, no matter what Barca do in their final game at home to Eibar that same night. Toni Kroos completed the scoring in the 88th. Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is happy with his reduced role at Real Madrid , who "are the best and want to be champions". Read More »

Misery for Arsenal as City, Liverpool book Champions League berths

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Victories for Liverpool and Manchester City on the final day of the Premier League campaign meant Arsenal finished fifth with 75 points and will have no Champions League football next season. The Belgium forward has refused to commit to a new long-term contract and has made clear his desire to play in the Champions League , something Everton cannot offer. Read More »

Jamie Redknapp: This is what Man United lack under Jose Mourinho

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The 54-year-old coach led the Red Devils to EFL Cup glory earlier this season thanks to Manchester United's 2-1 win against Southampton in the final at Wembley. It wasn't only Harrop that impressed with the likes of Demi Mitchell, Scott McTominay and Angel Gomes all impressing. However, after the game, Jose Mourinho gave what must be one of the shortest press conferences in history, entering an nearly empty press room before heading straight back out. Read More »

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho's 17-second interview

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Paul Pogba doubled United's lead, four minutes later, to secure a win in the final Premier League match of the season, but it will be the Reds' young attacking star who will grab the headlines and he told MUTV after the game that he had goosebumps in the tunnel beforehand. Read More »

Wenger admits talk on future played part in missing Champions League

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Wenger, reflecting on the atmosphere around Emirates Stadium, said: "The psychological environment was absolutely horrendous". But we don't need a lot, we don't need many . "That is when things will be finalised", said Wenger, whose contract expires at the end of this season. "It's very odd because, for 75 points, we are only one point short", Wenger said. Read More »

Avery Bradley helps Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals

He says the Celtics need to "rally around and play for him and our team because our season is on the line". Even with all of the starters sitting out the fourth, the 130 points was the most ever scored by the Cavaliers in a playoff game. Most of his 3-pointers weren't of the wide-open variety, either. But do you think because everyone else counted us out we're supposed to count our own selves out? Kyrie Irving paced the Cleveland offense with 29 points and Kevin Love added 28 points and ... Read More »

1 point from Liga title, Real Madrid faces Michel's Malaga

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However, an own goal followed by a Luis Suarez equaliser and Lionel Messi penalty swung the game back in Barca's favour before the Argentine added another in stoppage time . It was really important to win the league this season. Barcelona's inconsistency over the season had cost them the La Liga title, coach Luis Enrique has said. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas to see more specialists, could need hip surgery

Even with the Cavs 10-0 in the playoffs and 2 wins from a third straight conference title and trip to the NBA Finals, James and the Cavs won't be taking Boston lightly without Thomas. Cleveland has clearly put the month of March behind them, a month where they had their worst stretch of play this season. "Not just in the second half". Read More »

Hull-o Championship as Palace deal final blow

Pressed on whether he could be persuaded to stay in the East Riding next season, Silva added: "We will see". Liverpool moved back one point above Manchester City into third place in the Premier League. Puncheon has hinted they had lost their identity under Pardew - a former Palace player - but he has become determined that will no longer be the case. Read More »

Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Finals

The Predators, who will have to continue their best-ever run in the Stanley Cup playoffs without their top scorer Ryan Johansen, added an empty-net goal to make it 3-1. "That's my responsibility to understand that there are eyes and ears on us all the time", Getzlaf said. Johansen wasn't the only one missing from the Predators' lineup for Game 5 either, as captain Mike Fisher was inactive for the game with an undisclosed injury . Read More »

Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream

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Classic Empire had a awful trip in the Kentucky Derby and he fired his best shot but could not hold off Javier Castellano and Cloud Computing. Betting on the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore this year was just shy of the record set last year, while overall handle on the 14-race card set a record for the second straight year, according to charts of the races compiled by Equibase. Read More »

Qld Origin team: Anthony Milford named five-eighth, Johnathan Thurston 18th man

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There was no place for Billy Slater, whose Origin career may now be over at the age of 33. "He's obviously not happy about the decision but he's accepted it, he said "whatever's best for Queensland", he said. Meanwhile, Thurston's record run of 36 straight Origins may come to an end after being named as 18th man. The Maroons team for Origin I will be named at 1pm Monday, with selectors confronted by a host of hard decisions. Read More »

Kelly Olynyk Erupts; Celtics Bench Outscores Wizards Bench 48-5

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Seven-footer Kelly Olynyk came off the bench to rally the Boston Celtics to a 115-105 Game 7 victory over Washington Wizards. Marcus Smart , Amir Johnson and Olynyk all were whistled for three fouls in the opening 24 minutes, though Smart did inject some life into a second unit that outscored their Wizards' counterparts 19-5. Read More »

Man United fans loved Josh Harrop's debut against Crystal Palace

Louis van Gaal is allegedly plotting revenge on Manchester United and Jose Mourinho, by giving tips to Ajax on how to beat them in the Europa League final. "I was born near Old Trafford and now stepping out at Old Trafford - it is what dreams are made of". "Beforehand, Paul Pogba , Carrick, Phil Jones next to me, were helping a lot". Read More »

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

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And now they will be without Ryan Johansen for the rest of the Stanley Cup playoffs due to injury. The NHL announced the fine several hours before Game 5 of the series in Anaheim . "So it's something we're focused on, but it's just about that next game and getting the next win". We know that Nashville's No. 1 centre Ryan Johansen , who missed Game 5, is done for the year after undergoing surgery for acute compartment syndrome on his leg. Read More »