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Jose Mourinho has to sign Antoine Griezmann at Manchester United

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera was overflowing with praise for Antoine Griezmann as he tipped the French global to emulate the success of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi . This poor form was a major factor behind Atletico being unable to reach the Champions League final. The signing of Griezmann would be a great way to kick things off this summer, with Jose Mourinho's side in urgent need of additions up front due to doubts over the futures of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and ... Read More »

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue defends LeBron, says 'he's human'

The two teams return to Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night for Game 4, and one has to think LeBron James will bounce back from his disappointing performance in the third matchup. Smith, who scored 13 points with eight rebounds in Game 3. Game Four of the Eastern Conference finals is tomorrow. "We've got to be a lot better for sure". Read More »

Statistically Speaking: Crosby lifts Penguins to victory

Murray brought some stability with the team playing much better after he entered Game 3. Hoffman opened the scoring 48 seconds in, and the Senators blew it open against the sluggish Penguins a few minutes later with the fastest three goals in team playoff history. Read More »

Jose Mourinho sends message to Ed Woodward over Manchester United targets

We were really, really sad. The first game of next season will be against either Juventus or Real Madrid - whichever team wins the Champions League - in the European Super Cup in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 8. It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France ... Read More »

Leake leads Cardinals to 6-1 win over Dodgers

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St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez, left, congratulates Yadier Molina , after Molina hit a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles , Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Puig returned to the outfield for the next inning. INF Logan Forsythe (broken toe, strained hamstring) came off the disabled list earlier in the day and became a savior in extra innings against the Cardinals. Read More »

Klopp set to bide his time on transfers

The Gunners ended the season in fifth place, their first finish outside the top four under Coach Arsene Wenger . United must win the Europa League on Wedensday night to qualify for next season's Champions League . That's particularly true in Germany but I would like to see Henry back him to the point where he can make a very big statement of intent and go all out for a marquee name. Read More »

Gritty Celtics conjure up a win

Stevens didn't review much of the Game 2 tape, but there's a mental image in his head of the Cavs making tough shot after tough shot. Thomas, who led the Celtics in scoring and assists, is out for the remainder of the National Basketball Association playoffs because of the nagging hip injury he aggravated during game two of the Eastern Conference finals . Read More »

Ducks brace for well-rested Predators

The Nashville Predators were the Western Conference's lowest seed entering the National Hockey League playoffs. But sitting inside to watch a hockey game when it's sunny and over 15 C outside - as it was Wednesday when the puck dropped for Game 7 between the Oilers and Ducks - makes some wish you could do both. Read More »

Harry Kane: 'Scoring winning goal in White Hart Lane finale is special'

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Mauricio Pochettino's side struggled at Wembley this season, which played host to all of Tottenham's home European fixtures. The times at Tottenham are certainly a changing. We're a family on and off the pitch. A simple 2-1 victory was recorded, which guaranteed Spurs will finish second in the league - their highest placing since 1963. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Names 12 Academy Players In Manchester United Squad

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After finishing sixth in the Premier League , Jose Mourinho's side will be back in the same competition next season unless they can lift the prize. Following the ill-fated appointments of David Moyes and Van Gaal, Mourinho is now seen as the club's last realistic hope of returning them to the top and emulating what Sir Alex Ferguson achieved. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: India all set for title defence

We have two games before the tournament which will help me. But as of now I want to focus on the IPL and then switch to the preparations for the Champions Trophy . "I love the tournament because it represents a challenge from the (word) go". However, India has not played 50-over cricket since beating England 2-1 in a thrilling three-match series in January and there is no time to ease into the competition in a group which contains the unsafe trio of Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa. Read More »

Arbeloa among departures from West Ham

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In contrast to Slaven Bilic's side, the Manchester City veteran would be able to play Champions League football in the south of Italy. "Of course you always need quality players, but sometimes you are buying players for the future, sometimes you are buying players for the squad to be back-ups and all that, but we are good in that department", he told West Ham TV. Read More »

Penguins, Senators to play Game 7

The Ottawa Senators are still alive. Given their ability to grab momentum back, it would have been a reasonable deficit. One call that stick outs from Tuesday was the call back on the Trevor Daley's goal. "I think you need to be a little bit lucky to be good at times ", Anderson said. The game should be intense and close throughout, with a final score like 2-1 most likely. Read More »

Real title win "an incredible feeling" for Zidane

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Madrid beat out Barcelona at the top of the table by three points as the Catalans' come-from-behind 4-2 victory over Eibar in outgoing coach Lui Enrique's last home game in charge wasn't enough for a third straight title. "People talk about me as if I were a delinquent and they don't know s***", Ronaldo said. "We fought until the final minute and we never gave up". Superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo , scored the first goal for his club two minutes into the game. Read More »

Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more

Yes, Sir Alex Ferguson might have taken the pragmatic route every now and then at Manchester United , but for the most part, his titles were won playing attractive football. Former United midfielder David Beckham posted on Instagram: "Tonight was more important than sport..." On another day, Paul Pogba's shot would have deflected away from goal instead of wrong-footing the keeper and nestling into the net and Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not have been on hand to divert Chris Smalling's ... Read More »

Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided his Man Utd future

England and Manchester United's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney says he is just weeks away from revealing where he will be playing next season. But the 31-year-old was quickly brought down back to earth this afternoon when he was left out of the England squad for the upcoming matches against Scotland and France. Read More »

Bellerin admits Arsenal will miss Koscielny in FA Cup final

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But I am professional and, as long as I am somewhere, I do my job until the last day. We're cursed, I swear. A 3-4-3 formation was designed for Holding to play alongside two experienced center-backs, but with only Mertesacker likely to be available Wenger would have to look to youth and inexperience to persist. Read More »

Korean Zombie vs. Lamas, Barao vs. Sterling added to UFC 214

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Sterling is a former Cage Fury Fighting Championships Bantamweight Champion, defeating Sean Santella to win the belt in 2011. As for Lamas (17-5 record in MMA), the 35-year-old has gone back-and-forth with wins and losses in his last four fights and will be hoping to win two in a row for the first time since 2014. Read More »

Terry would be missed by any club, says ex-Chelsea defender Carvalho

Terry, who leaves Chelsea at the end of this season after 22 years, exited to a standing ovation from the fans who despite some off-pitch scandals is revered by them. "Once you stop, that's it". Terry said: "I couldn't care less, I promise you". "Ideally, I want to play as long as I can". Physically, I know I can. Read More »

Gallery: Man Utd & Mourinho Lift Europa League Trophy

Maybe. But we just came to do our job. 'But the world goes on, it doesn't stop and we have to do our work. "I think I am going to have one of these jobs in a few years". Manchester United doubled their lead in the 47th minute when the Armenia global scored his sixth Europa League goal of the 2016-17 campaign. "We only got second balls", he said . Read More »