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Man Utd quartet train ahead of Celta Vigo trip


It was a relatively boring game in a full Balaidos Stadium on Thursday night, but the English side probably deserved the win after creating more chances against a rival they were able to stifle for long parts of the game, reports Xinhua news agency. Read More »

Rashford free kick: The ball is very fast, says Mourinho

Manchester United defender Daley Blind denies that his team have already secured a spot in the final of the Europa League . Yesterday we were treated to an unbelievable match-up in the other Europa League semifinal. Uefa regulations mean that a maximum of five teams from the same league can qualify for the Champions League, meaning if United win the Europa League , the side which finishes fourth in the Premier League will not miss out on a Champions League place. Read More »

New York Mets Accidentally Tweet Out Photo With Sex Toy In Background

In the fifth, the Mets scored three more runs, and in the seventh, they did the same thing again. "However that is, however we get to that". Mets left-hander Adam Wilk, who was promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Harvey, took the loss after giving up six runs (five earned) on eight hits and one walk while striking out two over 3 2/3 innings. Read More »

Root leads England to easy win over Ireland

Joe Root shone with bat and ball to inspire England to a comfortable 85-run victory over Ireland in the second and final one-day worldwide at Lord's on Sunday. The one plus that Porterfield took away from a blustery Bristol was the bowling of Peter Chase who carried on where he left off in Monday's inter-pro by taking all three England wickets. Read More »

Dustin Pedroia spiked and injured by Manny Machado


Pedroia continued to experience swelling in his left ankle and surgically repaired left knee and will undergo an MRI exam Monday after the Red Sox return home. It's definitely a mishandled situation. After watching the video repeatedly, there's just no way to argue that the slide wasn't meant to deliberately take out his legs. Read More »

Collingwood great Lou Richards dies aged 94


Collingwood president Eddie McGuire described Richards as "more than a legend". His grandfather Charlie and uncles Charles and Alby played in a total of six Collingwood premierships between them. For the inflated wage, Lou started writing straight football commentary of no real distinction. But it was in retirement, during a media career that spanned five decades where Richard's stature in the game grew, and his name became synonymous with Australian Rules football. Read More »

Celtics fall flat, Wizards even series 2-2

Despite getting off to a strong start against the Wizards in Game 4 of their playoff series, the Celtics were beaten handily in Washington on Sunday. It's hard for the Celtics to win when he doesn't tally at least 20 points because they don't have anyone else capable of consistently creating their own offense. Read More »

KKR qualify for play-offs, beat RCB

De Grandhomme scored 31 runs from 28 balls, including two sixes, as the Knight Riders reached 159-4, chasing down Bangalore's 158-6 at Bengaluru on Monday morning (NZ Time). Yusuf Pathan (0 not out) and Manish Pandey (4 not out) saw the out the win for the men in purple. "You don't expect people to get 105 in six overs". Read More »

Cavs win; sweep Pacers

Lance Stephenson led IN with 22 points, Myles Turner had 20, and Paul George finished with 15 on 5-of-21 shooting. Teague scored 15 points and was the catalyst in the final spurt, including blocking one of James' shots.Myles Turner had 20 points and nine rebounds, while Young had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Read More »

Scott Brown: I wasn't needed for Celtic to beat Rangers

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers: "I said when I came in my job was to build a team who could go into any stadium without fear and play". "You saw in the first half how many problems that caused". The fear factor is not there. But it's a million miles away'. Kenny Miller , who signed a one-year contract extension with Rangers on Friday, netted a consolation for the hosts (81). Read More »

Can the Senators respond to their NY wake up call?

Bottom line is, if they're going to advance to the Conference finals, they need to win at least one game in Ottawa. Knocked around by Rangers forward Tanner Glass at the end of the Senators' 4-1 loss in Game 4 on Thursday, Turris got his revenge in a big way. Read More »

Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United (Premier League) 2017 | Goals Highlight

The Europa League is their only chance of competing in the Champions League next season and a vital semifinal second-leg against Celta Vigo on Thursday awaits. Arsenal is seven points behind third-placed Liverpool with two games in hand, and six behind fourth-placed Manchester City with one game in hand. Read More »

Anaheim Ducks' Backs are Against the Wall Before Game 3


At one point in the game, McDavid even faked a line change, stepping onto the bench until Kesler changed, then stepping back on to continue his shift. Perhaps that's why the Ducks' second straight loss at home barely caused a flicker of apparent concern in their calm dressing room. Jakob Silfverberg cut the deficit in half with 4:16 left in the second, unleashing a blast of a shot that Talbot would have struggled to stop even if Patrick Eaves was not expertly blocking his line of sight. Read More »

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

The team said the suspension was effective Saturday. To be fair, he flew all night to get to NY and was rushed onto the mound. The Mets said Harvey's suspension took effect Saturday. He apparently had been racking up the ill will for several months and manager Terry Collins had finally had enough. What is being said about Harvey now, over and over and over, is that he does not put himself in the best possible position and that he does not care as much about his work as much as he should. Read More »

Jonas Blixt, Cameron Smith win 2017 team format in Zurich Classic

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Hara Nomura two-putted for birdie on the sixth playoff hole for her third LPGA Tour victory, the Texas Shootout near Dallas. Through 54 holes, they are four in front of two all-US duos: Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown, who posted a 67; and Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney, who carded a 69. Read More »

Lowry a game-time decision for Game 3


With the supporting cast around him, it's an unbeatable combination, which we've all witnessed through six games. This is the kind of thing you need to consider when you lament the fact that the Toronto Raptors are down 2-0 to LeBron and the Cavaliers again, and it looks hopeless, again. Read More »

Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado

But the incident was one of many in the feud between the Red Sox and Orioles that began April 21 in Baltimore, when Machado slid into Boston's Dustin Pedroia , causing the star second baseman to miss the Red Sox's next three games. Sale is now waiting to learn if he'll be suspended by Major League Baseball for throwing behind Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado on Tuesday. We wanted to take him six at the most. Read More »

Toronto Raptors look to climb playoff mountain without Kyle Lowry

The Cavs have to stop with the lulls: The small picture is Game 4 in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Known as an okay three-point shooter and an average free-throw shooter, James was spectacular from both areas. Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (centre) passes the ball Toronto Raptors Jonas Valanciunas (No. 17) defends in game four of the NBA Playoffs second round at Toronto May 7, 2017. Read More »

Celta plan more pain for exhausted Man Utd


It was a relatively tiresome game in a full Balaidos Stadium on Thursday night, but the English side probably deserved the win after creating more chances against a rival they were able to stifle for long parts of the game, reports Xinhua news agency. Read More »

Clippers lose Griffin for rest of postseason due to toe injury

Paul called Griffin a "dynamic player" who is one of the best passers on the roster. "We got a big game (Sunday), Game 4, and we go out there expecting to win". They're stubborn like they aren't going to lose. ROCKETS 113, THUNDER 109: OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Nene scored 28 points on flawless shooting from the field, and Houston grabbed a 3-1 lead in its first-round playoff series against Oklahoma City. Read More »

Thomas lobbies for calls with Celtics-Wizards series tied

Wall continued his historic run, becoming the only player in National Basketball Association playoff history to record 11 straight games of at least 20 points and seven assists . Still, VanDeWeghe did say that he examined the screens set by Olynyk to see if anything the Celtics big man did merited any additional discipline. Read More »

Matt Harvey Suspended By Mets

When Harvey showed up on Sunday morning to the game he was scheduled to start, the team informed him he had been suspended, and sent him home. While injuries are certainly a part of Harvey's decline, the 28-year-old should still be able to get things done on the mound. Read More »