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Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish

Even though his Newcastle team haven't played in the Premier League this season, he still felt the need to record the clip and tweet Neville and the Monday Night Football Twitter account demanding an explanation. "I'm personally desperate to get to the final and to try and win it", said the 35-year-old, whose United contract expires this summer. United have the upper hand ahead of Thursday's second leg, having won last week's first leg 1-0, but Berizzo said they would approach the game ... Read More »

Colorado's Marquez has no-hitter through 6 innings vs. Cubs

Kris Bryant laced a line drive double down the left field line to start off the seventh inning, ending Marquez's bid for a no-hitter. With the game hanging in the balance in the seventh, Marquez came through with the game's clutch hit against reliever Carl Edwards Jr. Read More »

Cam Talbot and supporting cast get it done for Oilers

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Ryan Ellis had a goal and an assist and James Neal also scored for Nashville, which had its franchise-high five-game postseason winning streak snapped. "Hampus (Lindholm) just throws a puck in there, and I just managed to get a stick on it. (Ryan) Kesler's goal, it wasn't a fancy shot from me, but he battles in front but he gets rewarded for it". Read More »

Maria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweat

That's how Maria Sharapova replied to Eugenie Bouchard's criticism toward her. The Canadian player thinks the ban should have lasted forever. The Frenchwoman was one of the players who criticised the decision to give the former world number one wildcard entries into Stuttgart , Madrid and Rome. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles select Derek Barnett

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A Douglas pick sends you scurrying through the scouting guides. In so doing, they made the defensive end out of Brentwood Academy the first University of Tennessee player taken in the first round since Eric Berry in 2010. So is anything 100 percent there? No. To him, that was a benefit, a chance to get to work quicker. "We did expect that at the 14th pick there would be some good players there", Roseman said "The names may have been different than we anticipated". Read More »

Dunphy impressed by 'magnificent' Juventus and clinical Higuain

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain struck twice as the Italian side produced a masterful all-round display to beat Monaco 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. We have to come back in the return leg, we are in the same situation as the final eight and we know that thinking that we are qualified is the worst mistake we can make. Read More »

One thing every Rangers loss this series has in common

Nick Holden's first goal of the playoffs gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead after one period. Henrik Lundqvist remains a steady presence in net for the Rangers and he should give NY a chance to win today. But with the Rangers really starting to click and showcasing the talent that made them an underrated wild-card contender entering the postseason, how can you not smile at the thought of a future clash between NY and the Pens - who, by the way, might be getting Sidney Crosby back soon? "We have ... Read More »

Valtteri Bottas wins his first Formula One Grand Prix

Mercedes' other driver, Lewis Hamilton, started the race in fourth but couldn't follow his teammate through the red wall. Hamilton and former team-mate Nico Rosberg had a fractious relationship during their four years together at Mercedes, with the last three of those spent engaged in a private duel for the title. Read More »

Arsenal defeat Southampton to close gap on top four

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was removed after 36 minutes suffering with a leg injury, forcing Wenger to rotate his options with Hector Bellerin from the bench. "It gives us still a chance to go into the top four", said Wenger. Late in the game some more sublime build-up play allowed Olivier Giroud - who had come on for Danny Welbeck - to fire home with his head. Read More »

Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

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Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is Thursday night back at Oracle Arena, where it was a night of nostalgia as Golden State honored its 2007 "We Believe" team that ended a 13-year playoff drought and stunned Dallas in the first round. The Warriors were the first team to have five players with five or more assists in a playoff game since the Seattle SuperSonics did it against the Phoenix Suns in 1993. Read More »

Why Atletico and Monaco are on Champions League ropes

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Tomorrow's clash will be the final European game at the Vicente Calderon because Atletico move to the new 67,000-capacity Wanda Metropolitano next season. It has worked like a charm. The Portuguese worldwide bagged another treble and left Atleti without a soul in the first leg last week. Madrid are record 11-time European champions and Vazquez - a victor of the competition last season - feels the fans and his side's history make Champions League nights so special. Read More »

Bucks, Game 6: Just close it out

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It will not be the first time the two have met in the postseason either, they have done it before. Cory Joseph came on late in the game and provided a huge three-pointer from the corner with nary a defender in sight as all the attention was on DeRozan and Lowry. Read More »

Jose Mourinho writes off Manchester United's hopes on top four finish

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Mourinho once again hinted after the win last night that he'll rest some of his key men for the trip to north London on Sunday which may surprise some fans as United are still very-much in the fight to finish in the top four. Paul Pogba , Chris Smalling and Phil Jones are ready to return from injury and Eric Bailly is available after recovering from the twisted ankle he suffered against Swansea. Read More »

Exit from Champions League will not hamper contracts: Wenger

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Newsmen report that the Frenchman, whose contract expires at the end of this season, has been criticised by some fans . Wenger pointed to the trend of the Premier League's top teams, and said a lack of European football also helped. Liverpool have a hard visit to West Ham and a home tie against an already-relegated Middlesbrough left to play. "It was a very even game in the first half but in the second half I felt we took over and created many opportunities to score". Read More »

Zinedine Zidane warns Real Madrid will not sit on lead against Atletico

Alaves meanwhile published a statement on the club website stating they knew nothing about Theo's Real Madrid medical and did not know where the player was. But when they leave the ramshackle, rusting but beloved Calderon, they will take a step closer to being like Real , one of Europe's super-clubs with a state-of-the-art stadium to match . Read More »

Tips for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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The agency suggests that In addition to following traffic laws, motorcyclists should always check behind themselves and signal before changing lanes lanes. Motorcycles used in this course may not exceed 550cc. The majority of multi-vehicle motorcycle crashes generally are caused when other drivers simply didn't see the motorcyclist, the NHTSA says. Read More »

Juventus take command in Champions League semi

Juventus started quickly, then Monaco have managed to seize the initiative several times to stretch Buffon, eliminate attacks Mbappe and Falcao. Juve are well and truly in command of this tie. But one trophy he hasn't gotten the chance to lift yet is the Champions League trophy. Alves has certainly not been a defensive liability for his team. Read More »

Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final

Atletico, which trailed 3-0 after the first leg, scored twice in the first 16 minutes at the Vicente Calderon Stadium to move within a goal of sending the semifinal, second-leg into extra time . With three minutes to play before the interval, Madrid's increasing control bore a priceless away goal. Atleti now needed five goals to go through and nearly got one on 66 minutes, but Keylor Navas performed a stunning double save on Yannick Carrasco and then Kevin Gameiro follow-up header. Read More »

Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4

And it hasn't hurt that John Wall has been virtually unstoppable all postseason, averaging 29 points, 11 assists, 2 steals and 1 block per game - and that was before he cobbled together a 27-point, 12-assist, 5-steal, 1-block game on Sunday night to even the series. Read More »