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Europa League: Man Utd fans to get 9500 tickets for Stockholm final


Captain of the Armenian national football team and midfielder of Manchester United Henrikh Mkhitaryan commented on the Reds' upcoming match in the Europa League final. Roncaglia's looping 85th-minute header set the scene for a nerve-wracking finale, but despite losing Bailly, United held on. I have to give some minutes to everyone because we have only 15 players, we don't have more , so I have to play them. Read More »

Totti declines to confirm retirement at end of season


However Totti stated to Italian press during an event in Rome that he didn't know if May 28th - the final day of the Serie A season - would be his last as a player. Spalletti, whose side are second in Serie A, was clearly exasperated at being asked to explain why he didn't bring on Totti for a cameo during Sunday's 4-1 win at AC Milan. Read More »

Brandin Cooks: New England Patriots are 'on a mission' in 2017


He's spent every free moment learning the plays and terminology in hopes that when training camp rolls around in July, he'll be all caught up in the new system. He is coming off back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons with 17 touchdowns over those two seasons. He'll join a strong receivers group that includes Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, Chris Hogan, along with tight end Rob Gronkowski. Read More »

NAmerica may face rivals for 2026 World Cup in rapid process


People with knowledge of the situation say FIFA's ruling council has allowed three more months for rival proposals to be presented. Meanwhile, the South American confederation has already throw its support for the 2026 host behind the North American bid, so a bid from Africa is really the only challenger left. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs: Takeaways from Game 6 in Houston

Coming into Game 6, he had averaged a speed of approximately 3.55 miles per hour throughout the 2017 playoffs. Leonard maybe could have played in Game 6 against Houston, and he suggested he would after being injured in Game 5, but all indications are Gregg Popovich made the decision Leonard would not play. Read More »

Liverpool want Mohamed Salah


Liverpool are ready to step up their interest in Roma winger Mohamed Salah, according to the Mail Online. The Reds have been long-term admirers of the Egypt worldwide, who can operate across the forward line as well as an attacking midfielder. Read More »

Olynyk hits led to outburst — Wizards' Oubre

Wizards reserve Kelly Oubre Jr. was suspended one game, the National Basketball Association announced Saturday, "for charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact" with Celtics center Kelly Olynyk during the second quarter of Washington's 116-89 rout. Read More »

Cristiano: "I never expected to score 400 for Real Madrid"

Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid's Champions League destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday. Diego Simeone: "I told the side that we need to get over it, forget it, football is marvellous". ― Reuters picMADRID, May 3 ― Atletico Madrid's 3-0 loss to rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final yesterday was just a continuation of results that have blighted the team for nearly 60 ... Read More »

Spurs: Tony Parker out rest of playoffs


The Spurs, who were blitzed 126-99 in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals , rebounded behind Parker to win 121-96 Wednesday in San Antonio. There was no immediate word on Parker's condition. Game 3 is Friday night in Houston. On the bright side, San Antonio has fared well when playing Mills without a secondary playmaker - especially with Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge , exceptional individual scorers, on the floor. Read More »

Canaccord Genuity maintained Darling International (NYSE:DAR) as 'Buy'


Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on Darling Ingredients from $18.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Darling Ingredients has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $17.71. If you are reading this article on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. Read More »

Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series

The win sealed passage to the Western Conference Finals for the Spurs, and it was the first time San Antonio defeated Houston in a postseason series under Popovich. It's tough, especially the way we lost a game six at home. Harden, who finished with nine turnovers, said he was not worn out despite playing 43 minutes. Read More »

Spurs Run Rockets Out of Playoffs

San Antonio's wing duo of Danny Green and Jonathan Simmons played lockdown defence as Harden coughed up six turnovers. That came as a result of the Spurs absolutely pounding the Rockets in the paint. "That's how they won this last series (against the Rockets ), by keeping balls alive", Durant said. "We're not as good as we looked", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said, "and they're not the team that people are used to seeing in Houston ". Read More »

Milbury, Jones pick Capitals to beat Penguins in Game 7


If you need even more convincing, here's an important stat: The team that scores first in Game 7 is 124-42 all-time including a 5-0 mark in 2016. "When teams come at you", says Pens defenseman Ron Hainsey , "you should move the puck by them and create that way, especially when they're over [eager]". Read More »

IPL 10: Can Kings XI stay afloat?


There is some cause to cheer for the bowlers though: Mitchell McClenaghan is in the fifth spot in the highest wicket-takers list (Purple Cap) with 17 wickets in 12 matches. While Sandeep Sharma (16 wickets in 11 games@21.50) has been excellent with the new ball and hard to score off the old too, Mohit (11 wickets in 12 games@31.54) has been fantastic with his variations. Read More »

Spurs hammer Rockets to reach conference finals

This was a truly dominant showing on all fronts. According to SportVU, the Spurs moved at an average of 3.94 miles per hour on defense in Game 6, 10 percent faster than they did in Game 5. They moved the ball, played suffocating defence and had the Houston crowd booing the hometown team by half-time. "They were a better team this series". Read More »

Gary Cahill: Chelsea winning the Premier League has shut these people up

His passion, evident on the touchline, and desire for unity and taking responsibility quickly earned his players' trust. "And I wanted to give more energy with Michy and Willian". That goal sparked massive celebrations not just amongst the players, but also the coaching staff, led by their ever-charismatic and passionate manager Antonio Conte. Read More »

Batshuayi's late victor guides Chelsea to Premier League glory

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: "I think that now it's very important to enjoy this moment and to celebrate this win". "Every game I feel like I have played with my players!" Only Manchester United's title-winners of 1993 and Leeds United's 1994-95 side have had a more settled XI in the Premier League era. Read More »

David Moyes expects to stay on as Sunderland boss


The feature game this weekend on "Goal Rush" will be Hull vs. Sunderland and as goals and incidents occur around the league, you will be transported to the action as it happens. It was not a good afternoon but it changes nothing. We didn't play well. Nearly immediately, though, former Sunderland midfielder Alfred N'Diaye was left wondering how he didn't connect with a unsafe delivery to the back post from Grosicki when it looked easier to score . Read More »

James Harden struggles as Spurs rout Rockets to win series

Aldridge more than picked up the slack in Leonard's absence. When there was about four minutes left, large chunks of empty seats filled the arena dotted by pockets of San Antonio supporters who stood and cheered while the remaining Rockets fans sat dejected. Read More »

Kyle Lowry Looking To Move West In Free Agency?


Lowry said he and Casey have butted heads but added the coach allowed him to "become a three-time all-star and allow me to become the player I am and have a voice". P.J Tucker had 14 points and 12 assists in his first career playoff start. James scored 13 points in the fourth quarter. "They just turned us, and (it) kept leading to lay-ups for them". Read More »

Barnett Feels The Love As Eagles' 14th Pick

A Douglas pick sends you scurrying through the scouting guides. "I couldn't have even guessed that I was going to come here and that Reggie White played here". Boise State's Jeremy McNichols, South Florida's Marlon Mack, and San Diego State's Donnel Pumphrey are all on Eagles fans watch list. So understand that even though I've achieved some noteworthy things and won some individual awards, they are not what drives me. Read More »

CR7's hat-trick helps Real Madrid dominate over Atletico Madrid


It was his easiest goal of the night, as he controlled Lucas Vazquez's cross in plenty of space before firing home. The front pages of Madrid sports dailies Marca and AS agreed. That stat sums up the difference in European pedigree between Madrid's two major clubs. Atletico were beaten by Real in the final of the 2013-14 and 2015-16 editions of the tournament, in addition to being eliminated by their local rivals in the quarter-finals of the 2014-15 campaign. Read More »

Stay or go? Kyle Lowry gives no hints

They ultimately didn't make a difference and the team was swept out of the second round of the playoffs by their nemesis, the defending-champion Cleveland Cavaliers. And by and large the scheme has worked. They couldn't slow down the Cavaliers arsenal and they certainly couldn't keep up with them either. Of course it starts with LeBron James , who averaged 36 points in the series and shot.481 from 3-point range. Read More »

Manchester United staff will not attend Europa League final


United centre-back Eric Bailly was sent off during Thursday's 1-1 draw with Celta and Mourinho said the unlikelihood of lauching a successful appeal meant he was resigned to being without the Ivorian for the final. "We performed much better here than United did in the first leg". If we win the Europa League I am more than happy. "We played, we tried to win and that's what we are going to do". Read More »