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Mourinho takes break from football after Europa League final

The English team dominated and outplayed a young and naive Ajax team, whose 4-3-3 formation looked frail. Pogba took on a weak defence to break the deadlock for Manchester United on 18 minutes. "It's just a football game, just a trophy, but if we can support them with this just 1 percent, it's enough for us". Mourinho and his team posed by a large banner that read "Manchester - A City United". Read More »

How should Chelsea line up against Arsenal in the FA Cup final?


It was a bright start for the 23 year old however, setting up the victor for Diego Costa in a 2-1 win against West Ham before netting the equaliser himself away to Watford five days later in a game Chelsea would also go on to win. Ramsey said: "I think the way we started the [home] game was very good". Mertesacker has not started a game in nearly 13 months and Wenger admitted selecting the German might depend on the formation Arsenal play. Read More »

Morgan guides England to promising victory over South Africa


Despite getting rid of Hales and Root in quick succession, South Africa were kept at bay once again thanks to Morgan and Ben Stokes' 68-run partnership, during which Morgan brought up his fifty. "In any ODI‚ if somebody gets a hundred it's going to propel you to a good total". They dominated the bowling and manipulated us, probably 20-30 above par and we didn't bat well enough. Read More »

More Arrested In Manchester; Attacker's Libya Ties Probed


Ariana Grande suspended her Dangerous Woman world tour and canceled several European shows Wednesday due to the deadly bombing at her concert in Manchester, England . The Independent quoted security sources saying there was a real possibility other bombs were yet to be found. The UK terror threat level is now up to its highest level of " critical ", meaning more attacks may be imminent. Read More »

Nadal reveals injury scare ahead of French Open

Murray goes into the tournament as world number one but scratching around for his best form after a hard opening five months of the season. Third seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, the 2015 champion, will face a qualifier and could meet Murray in the semi-finals. Read More »

Captain Mike Fisher returns to ice for Preds

Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne's face right now is almost impossible. "We beat a physical Anaheim team, a Chicago team with speed, and a St. This is a quick team that likes to use its speed to its advantage by pushing the pace. Due to scheduling conflicts with the circus , the sophomore Blueshirts franchise engaged the Montreal Maroons at the Forum for the entire best-of-five series. Read More »

Iowa gets past Maryland 9-8 in Big Ten tourney


But a pair of former Iowa Western standouts helped the Hawkeyes break an 8-8 tie in the ninth inning with some small ball. So before Iowa took the field to eventually win a tense 9-8 game against Maryland, the Huskers had already done a bit of fielding and hitting as well as some stretching and weightlifting inside Indiana's football complex and returned to their hotel. Read More »

Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future


Manchester United has always been the most hated team in the world, because of its success, but I think everyone wants us to win this time", Harry Charlton, a 33-year-old bricklayer, told the BBC . "So I think the season was really good". 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 . Read More »

LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

The consistently high scoring averages, including five postseasons with 30 points or higher, have allowed James to pass Jordan's all-time Playoff point total in 212 games. Well, fast forward to now, with James on the brink of punching his ticket to his seventh consecutive NBA Finals, and the three-time league champion is now clarifying those original remarks about chasing the ghost of MJ. Read More »

Celtics vs. Cavaliers: Takeaways from Boston's Game 3 win


The Celtics did it without Isaiah Thomas , who has been ruled out for the remainder of the postseason with a hip injury. The Cavs chose to go under screens, giving Smart room to shoot and he burned them badly. "It was like, you already knew". The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half, opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap up their third straight conference title with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston . Read More »

Red Sox win 4th straight, 6-2 over Rangers


Boston's Roger Clemens twice reached 20 strikeouts by himself. The Red Sox have accounted for half of those instances. It was the 11th strikeout for Pomeranz , matching the career high he set on August 25, 2016, at Tampa Bay. The Rangers had struck out 36 times against him in their previous three matchups. After scoring four runs in support of Sale in his first six starts, the Red Sox have scored 27 while he was in the game in his last five. Read More »

Man Utd secure Champions League berth with Europa League win

In Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford , he has guided the team to two trophies - the League Cup in February - and a place in next season's Champions League , the bonus prize for winning the Europa League. "We played for England, we played for Manchester, and we played for the people who died". "I knew what a fantastic player he was and he has not disappointed me on that front". Read More »

Two stars among Europa League's top five players


He told Sky Italia: "If Juventus win the Champions League , I am very happy, very happy". " I had a different role, I supported the team, but what matters is that we won ". "I think United last night gave the city a lift and I think that was what it was about". Less than a five-minute walk from where Monday's terrorist attack took place, hundreds of United fans gathered at a Manchester United Supporters Trust event to watch the game and defiantly chanted the name of their city on ... Read More »

Novak, Rafa to meet in semi

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. "He always is and he always was on clay, especially in Roland Garros ". "Every time that I am able to be back on this court brings me back to the past, back to unbelievable moments that I had there", he tells CNN . Murray could face risky Juan Martin del Potro in the third round. Read More »

Antonio Conte hopeful of long-term Chelsea future

Not that Wenger , whose contract is due to expire, was in any mood to clear things up at his pre-match news conference. "Would it be a nice farewell?" "I think it is imperative for the Gunners that they keep the game tight and fight and scrap like they did in their semi-final against Manchester City ". Read More »

Hamilton steers clear of playing mind games with Vettel

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, gives the victory sign after clocking the fastest time in the qualifying session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal could meet in semifinals

Murray, defeated by Djokovic in the 2016 final, has endured a wretched season by his standards with an elbow injury not helping his cause. Djokovic , who plays claycourter Granollers in round one, will have former champion Andre Agasssi in his corner after hiring the American as his coach at the French. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton WINS Spanish Grand Prix after epic battle with Sebastian Vettel

We often saw many surprises in Monte Carlo, because the street track and the circumstances considering track width are much tougher that at other Grand Prix. "I was pushing, I had a really good start". "If we had had the same tires on, it probably wouldn't have been as exciting" Hamilton said. The duo went wheel-to-wheel after Vettel came out alongside his title rival following a second pit stop. Read More »

Claycourt king Nadal favourite to regain Paris throne


We preview the men's singles tournament. Nadal, meanwhile, is back in top form as he starts his quest for a 10th French Open title. "Of course I think he's back at his best this year, and then also he won here nine times. "It's a tournament that I want to play, it gives me great hope to participate". When you are not winning matches, your mental side starts to affect you, so it's a combination of the two areas. Read More »

LeBron never believed he could eclipse Jordan

Golden State won in 2015, Cleveland won in 2016, and now the trilogy is upon us. A $100 bet on Cleveland will net you $220. "You saw that in Game 3 against Boston ". Meanwhile, Avery Bradley's season ended with a team-high 23 points. I did pretty much everything that MJ did when I was a kid. "We feel like we should be here, and we feel like we should be a championship-contending team". Read More »

The NFL is relaxing its celebration rules


But if a member of the Vikings happens to score a touchdown in an overtime game this year, he can now at least celebrate with his teammates or even use the ball as a prop. But the league isn't getting carried away either - it will still penalize any celebration deemed offensive or in bad taste, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons. Read More »

Bad news for Arsenal before the Chelsea FA Cup final

It sounds as if Wenger is going to leave it late to make final decisions, saying of Mertesacker's potential involvement , "I don't know as he has not played 90 minutes for a long time ". Arsenal have already struggled to cope without Koscielny in the heart of the defence earlier this season especially in the Champions League when the Gunners conceded nine goals against Bayern Munich when the Frenchman was off the pitch. Read More »

French Open Odds: Nadal, Djokovic, Murray Betting Lines and Analysis

Boris Becker has revealed he's "still close" to Novak Djokovic after the 12-time Grand Slam champion chose Andre Agassi to succeed the German as his coach. Even Nick Kyrgios, who has flown solo for the last two years and could usually be relied upon to tread a different path to others, has joined the mainstream by recruiting France's Sebastien Grosjean, a former world No 4, to his support team. Read More »

FRENCH OPEN '17: Djokovic, Muguruza try to defend titles


For the moment Djokovic's brother, Marko, and his spiritual guru, Pepe Imaz, have been helping out in recent weeks. On the subject of rival Djokovic , Murray revealed that he was surprised to see the duo team up as coach and player, but that it was good for tennis. Read More »