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Youth movement sees Manchester United finish Premier League season with victory

The Old Trafford outfit failed to make it to the top 4 of the Premier League this season and will, therefore, have to win the Europa League to book their ticket to next season's Champions League. After making two United appearances this season, Pereira says he will have to wait for his next chance in the first team, most likely serving more time in the under-23s next term. Read More »

A disgrace I will never forget - Wenger savages Arsenal critics

To discuss this heavyweight battle with me is Llion Carbis , a friend and an accomplished young writer for both 'Breathe Chelsea ' and 'We Ain't Got No History ' who previewed the 3-1 drubbing with me back in February. Chelsea's relentless league form has made them strong favourites, especially as London rivals Arsenal are without key defenders. The 22 people killed in Manchester on Monday night will be remembered in the London stadium Saturday before Arsenal and Chelsea ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors can't get caught up in distractions


We're eight games away from our ultimate goal. "Kawhi being gone, I don't think as I watched". "You have to believe. I don't think as a group they really did, which means probably a little bit feeling sorry for themselves psychologically, subconsciously, whatever psycho-babble word you want to use". Read More »

Rays outfielder Steven Souza chooses to dive for baseball nowhere near him


Pete, where they begin a four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays this evening. "I'm going to be a GIF forever", Souza said with a chuckle. Coming up in the top half of the next inning, and with everyone still laughing at the right fielder's fielding foible - including Souza himself - he made up for it in the best way possible: With a massive home run. Read More »

Locals end seasons at NCAA prelims, NAIA outdoors


Austin Peay State University track and field sent three of the best student-athletes the program has ever produced to Thursday's NCAA East Preliminary at the UK Track and Field Complex, and all three proved themselves worthy of their spots in the field. Read More »

Kim Si-woo makes history at The Players Championship

The others are Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth. Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson both had won here before. Defending champion: Jason Day. The first was K.J. Choi, who has become a mentor to the youngster. "I wasn't nervous at all because I was leading", Kim said. He made a double-eagle 2 at the 16th, the first ever at the hole during the tournament . Read More »

Wawrinka, Zverev advance to Geneva Open final


Wawrinka, who won the French Open in 2015, dropped serve once in the final set but broke Zverev three times, securing the title with another explosive forehand for his first tournament success of the year as he prepares for another Roland Garros campaign. Read More »

Wenger's Arsenal future to be decided after FA Cup final

Wenger has come under fire from many quarters as his team struggle to make the Champions League next season with even a win over Everton on Sunday not certain to guarantee a spot in Europe's elite tournament. "I really feel sorry for him because I think he's shown outstanding qualities, and I think he has handled the whole situation". Adams' former central defensive partner Steve Bould is Wenger's assistant while the likes of Henry, Freddie Ljungberg and Robert Pires have all recently ... Read More »

Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 vs. Penguins

Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. He stopped Nick Bonino off a rebound in transition, Scott Wilson off a deflected Phil Kessel shot and Bonino again when Kyle Turris gave the puck away. Read More »

We played for the people who died, says Pogba


Mourinho, meanwhile, made no apologies for his tactics, remarking: "There are lots of poets in football but poets don't win many titles". "I played during my time at Ajax with a lot of players who played tonight Lasse Schone amongst others". Read More »

We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

Griezmann has a 100m euro release clause in his contract and the 26-year-old France global said earlier this week that his chances of joining United were "six out of 10". It was an uphill battle after that, made harder when Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored United's second three minutes after the break. Ibrahimovic will be out of contract in a few weeks. Read More »

Max Scherzer absolutely dominates Padres, piles up 13 strikeouts


Texas has lost four straight. RAYS 5, TWINS 2: Chris Archer struck out 11 while pitching into the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Lorenzo Cain started the winning rally with a single off Bryan Shaw (1-1). Mike Minor (2-1) pitched two scoreless innings. White Sox 8, Tigers 2: Melky Cabrera homered and had four RBIs, Matt Davidson went deep and Avisail Garcia drove in three runs to lead host Chicago ... Read More »

NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule)

Daaaamn. If LeBron owning up to his disappearing hairline wasn't wonderful enough, clock Tristan's reaction. Countered Golden State acting coach Mike Brown , when asked about it Thursday: "That's his opinion". That includes the last two playoff games against the Warriors. A healthy Curry no longer has excuses to get shown up again by Irving. The Penguins will now try to become back-to-back champions when they go up against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Finals. Read More »

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert


As the security threat level across Britain remained critical , British Transport Police said armed officers would be on patrol on trains outside London , as they have been on the London Underground since last December. British police and security services were also upset that Mr Abedi's name was apparently leaked by USA officials and published while British police were withholding it - and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives. Read More »

FA Cup Final Moses: We'll stop Arsenal


Cech is understood to have eagerly awaited for his participation versus his former club in the FA Cup final , but Wenger has bizarrely made the choice of placing Ospina between the sticks. "For Chelsea it is very important to keep the right concentration", Conte said. "They have fantastic players and an awesome coach, so we need to be in our high level to win this final."Fellow defender Kurt Zouma added that Arsenal would be tough to beat as Chelsea aim to win the double for the ... Read More »

Gerrard expects top stars to arrive at Anfield

A breakthrough campaign for Keita, who helped his side qualify for the group stages of the Champions League as they finished runners-up to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, means that he is one of the most highly-rated players in European football right now, and his side will demand a huge fee to prise him away. Read More »

Took risk of coming back to Chelsea: David Luiz

Chris Hughton, 58, was named Championship (second-tier) manager of the year after guiding Brighton & Hove Albion into the Premier League as runners-up to Newcastle United. "It's always important against Arsenal ", Hazard said. The Blues manager revealed that Abramovich never lost faith in him and said that he was supportive as Conte overhauled the team's tactics. Read More »

Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0


What you need to know: The Cubs , having taken three of four from the visiting San Francisco Giants to conclude an impressive and encouraging 7-2 homestand, were no match for Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Alex Wood , who threw five dominant shutout innings to extend his scoreless streak to 25 1/3 innings. Read More »

Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

LeBron obviously has a great deal of respect for Golden State, and how could he not? Warriors host game one of the championship series in Oakland next Thursday . I've thought Warriors in five all year, just like James, but LeBron's just on another level. "We have to be ready for the challenge". You make the call, but at that point we all understood Game 5 is what TV clickers were made for. Read More »

LeBron's critics return after stinky Game 3 performance


His eight consecutive games with 30-plus points before this one tied Michael Jordan for the longest such streak since 1971. Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn't about to take any credit for "stopping" James. But James's performance on Sunday was unusually passive - he took just three shots in the fourth quarter. Of the Cavs' 70 field goal attempts, 39 were three-pointers. Read More »

Gabriel out for up to eight weeks, but Arsenal defender avoids surgery

I was very grateful I got the opportunity". The FA Cup final could also be a swansong for Alexis Sanchez , whose agent is known to have spoken to German champions Bayern Munich this week. "But knowing the player, his character and his commitment to the club, which I don't question at all, he will do absolutely everything to be fit on Saturday". Read More »

Hull's last games like 'Champions League finals'

You should be doing that in June'. That's how good we were. Silva, 39, said the foundations for the club's relegation were laid in pre-season. 'Now we have to analyse it. But three wins and eight goals later and Arsenal are still in the hunt for a Champions League place, with home games against Sunderland and Everton to come. Read More »