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Europa League: Damir Skomina to officiate Manchester United against Ajax

The game was emotional for everyone. But Facundo Roncaglia reduced the lead with five minutes remaining before being sent off following a shoving match with Bailly. Rooney, 31, has made only 22 starts across all competitions this season and has been linked with a move to either the Chinese Super League or former club Everton. Read More »

Fabregas and Courtois revel in Chelsea's Premier League glory


Frank Lampard has backed Antonio Conte to build a dynasty at Chelsea after the Blues wrapped up the Premier League title with victory at West Brom . His moves in the transfer market, his tactical switches, and his late substitutions have all come off. "We will lift it together of course". "When I chose to come back here I dreamed to win the Premier League". Read More »

Rory McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

On Thursday McGirt eagled Nos. Day, the world No. 3, won last year's event by four strokes after opening with a course-record 63. "It doesn't matter whether you're leading (or not) on the first day". Adam Scott had a one-shot lead when he finished with a pair of double bogeys. Three bogeys and two birdies landed him a 1-under 71. Boo Weekley, probably the most avid outdoorsman on the PGA Tour, never misses a chance to drop a line in the ponds dotting the TPC Sawgrass or the nearby ... Read More »

The Spurs Will Have to Continue Playoff Push Without Tony Parker


More than seeding or home-court advantage, Popovich said, the Spurs needed Parker in order to stay competitive against the other heavyweights in the Western Conference playoffs. Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs has been playing like an All- Star since the Memphis Grizzlies series. After their 3-point barrage on Monday, the Rockets shot just 11-for-34 from the 3-point line on Wednesday. Read More »

Ronaldo destroys Atletico with semi-final hat-trick


But Madrid were in front three minutes later as Casemiro chopped a cross into the ground, and as it bounced up Ronaldo rose highest to head into the net. The Portuguese football sensation has moved to 103 goals in the Champions League football. On 16 minutes, Oblak pulled off a fine save as Raphael Varane looked to guide a corner from Toni Kroos into the bottom corner. Read More »

Senators won't change approach against the defending Stanley Cup champs

Here's how the USA TODAY Sports NHL staff sees it playing out. Kevin Allen : Penguins in six . Note the disparities between a potential third home game in Nashville ($1,028) vs. Turris leads all Senators forwards in time on ice per game (21:07). Laviolette has the Predators , a wild-card team with the worst record among playoff qualifiers, on a similar run. Read More »

Sanchez keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt


The only negative for Arsenal at St. Mary's Stadium was right wing back Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain limping off injured in the 36th minute. "Of course they want to see attractive football and I would like to see attractive football but, ultimately, it is about getting results in the industry as well". Read More »

Masai Ujiri: Raptors Need A Culture Reset

No matter how the question was posed, Kyle Lowry wouldn't bite. "It really takes you away (from the basket)", Casey said . The Raptors had the highest payroll in team history . Yet how does that jibe with his comments on the inexorableness of LeBron? The point guard has made three straight All-Star teams. Overall, there was nothing surprising about Lowry's locker clean out press conference on Monday. Read More »

Driscoll Named President Of Validus Holdings

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a "hold" rating and issued a $55.00 price objective on shares of Validus Holdings in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. 09/23/2016 - Validus Holdings, Ltd . was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at UBS. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. Read More »

Ducks' Bieksa not yet cleared for Game 7


The extra minutes and responsibility are a load for any playoff newbie, but he said the biggest adjustment is the intensity of each shift. Both think they have what it takes to get the job done, citing their mental toughness as a big factor. Read More »

Coroner: Cause of bobsledder Steven Holcomb's death unclear


An autopsy performed at Adirondack Medical Center showed that Holcomb died with fluid in his lungs. Steven Holcomb, who piloted the US No. 1 four-man bobsled to Olympic gold in 2010, was found dead Saturday morning in his room at the US training center in Lake Placid, New York, the US Olympic Committee said. Read More »

Courtois relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes


There was little Steve Agnew's side could do to stop a rampaging Chelsea from condemning them to the drop, with Deigo Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic finding the net in a 3-0 victory for the title favourites. "It's one more to go, we have two home games and one away so we're in a very good position now", Cahill told the club's website (www. chelseafc .com). Read More »

Chelsea crowned Premier League champions with 1-0 win at West Brom

In the Premier League we can only finish fifth or sixth. And I think it was the wrong card. "It means a chance to win a trophy and the opportunity to be back in the Champions League ". The Spanish club finally got on the board five minutes before stoppage time when Argentine defender Facundo Roncaglia headed a Theo Bongonda cross into the far corner of the goal. Read More »

Mets closer Jeurys Familia has surgery because of blod clot


On Thursday, the Mets announced Familia had been diagnosed with the clot and that he was scheduled to fly to St. Louis for testing and possible surgery, according to the New York Times' James Wagner . "Yesterday was a real tough day for a lot of us", Collins said Friday at Miller Park. Through 11 appearances in 2017, Familia has recorded three saves, a 3.86 ERA, 10 strikeouts and eight walks. Read More »

Champions League: Dream final for for ex-Juventus, Real Madrid player Zidane


Real progressed with a 4-2 aggregate win that sets up a mouth-watering final against Juventus, but the result also has a bearing on the fate of the Europa League victor. If they reach the final it is not because they have not done anything. "We can't be thinking about Madrid, we can only think about ourselves", the Brazilian said in an interview with BeIN Sports. Read More »

Serial kicker Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a 'dirty player'

What is less debatable is how Green feels about Boston's Kelly Olynyk. But it's Green who is now pointing the finger at Celtics center Kelly Olynyk. Like, come on, he really yanked this dude's shoulder out of place. "Like I don't respect that man, he's dirty ". "You lyin" bro. I had a worse episode than you did on social media, and the first thing I said was, "Aw man. Read More »

Batshuayi scores to put Chelsea on the brink of glory


Blues fans invaded the pitch and partied with players as Antonio Conte led the celebrations in front of the ecstatic travelling contingent. "And I have to tell thanks for their commitment for their work-rate". "Last year was so bad, so to bounce back and win the league in such a way is incredible". The Italian's side finally broke through West Brom's stubborn resistance with eight minutes remaining and will now chase the double when they face Arsenal in the FA Cup final on May 27. Read More »

Joshua v Klitschko broke British Box Office records


But all the respect to Anthony, congratulations". Meanwhile, American Deontay Wilder , who holds the WBC title, wants a unification fight against Joshua, should he take the WBO belt off New Zealand's Joseph Parker. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? For Joshua's uncle Adedamola Joshua in Sagamu, the ancestral village of the England boxer, the boxer got the boxing talent from his granddad. Read More »

Chelsea clinches Premier League title with two matches to spare


Chelsea got the goal and they deserve to win the league. It is also their second championship in three years. West Brom nearly took the lead against the run of play on 70 minutes through Salomon Randon who turned David Luiz inside but his shot from 10 yards came off a Chelsea defender and went away for a corner. Read More »

Washington Capitals vs. Penguins live stream Game 7


Anything can happen, but its right where we want it right now.”. "To a man, we weren't good enough". The Penguins are 55-23 in their last 78 games playing on 1 days rest, 67-31 in their last 98 vs. Burkys a great skater and a really good goal-scorer, so hes finding whether its through the line or whether its just through him, hes creating space to get his shot off and I think we all know how good that is. Read More »

Nothing would make Avery Bradley happier than ending series vs

He had 13 points and claimed to have heard an expletive-laced chant in the fourth quarter. Al Horford marveled at Bradley from afar last season as a member of a Hawks team that exploited Boston with Bradley being sidelined. The 15 fast break points was more than they had for the entire Game 4. He shot 63.2 percent in the game, which spoke more to the easy shots he got than the intense defense Washington played. Read More »

Brewers place OF Ryan Braun on DL with strained left calf


Braun later said he has had an MRI on the calf, and that he is struggling to do key outfield duties like throw long distances or run. He also has been dealing with injuries to his throwing arm and upper back. As first reported by Journal Sentinel beat writer and 620 WTMJ Brewers 360 contributor Tom Haudricourt , the Brewers have sent Braun to the disabled list today. Read More »

Rory McIlroy to have MRI on back on Monday

On Thursday McGirt eagled Nos. And while Willett has contested two "no-cut" WGC events this year, he is not played all four rounds since sharing fifth place in the Maybank Championship in Malaysian in February, for his only worldwide top-10 finish of 2017. Read More »

Still struggling with back injury, Rory McIlroy will undergo MRI on Monday

I played some good golf. Canada's Mackenzie Hughes and William McGirt fired identical five-under par 67s to take the co-lead following the first round of The Players Championship on Thursday (Friday in Manila). His chip was marginal, and he missed an 8-foot putt for par. Sweltering heat doesn't hurt, and the four-time major champion assured himself of two more rounds at the TPC Sawgrass after navigating the firm conditions and endless water hazards with two birdies in his round of 71. Read More »

Oosthuizen, Stanley share Players Championship lead

Still, this is the first time he's made a cut here in since 2012, and he'll start the weekend seven back of the leaders on a course where he's made magic before. Stanley, who lost his PGA Tour card two years ago, has begun to show the style that he flashed en route to winning in Phoenix five years ago. "The history about the tournament, the golf course, everything about it, you see it as another major week of golf", Oosthuizen said. Read More »