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Arsenal fans are loving this Francis Coquelin moment against Manchester United


But Mourinho had made eight changes for the game with the second leg of his side's Europa League semi-final tie against Celta Vigo on Thursday in mind, and Neville feels the Arsenal match was simply an inconvenience for the manager. They had luck with that goal. After Arsenal's win today, the first for Wenger in 13 tries over Mourinho in league play (15 overall), the United Manager could not help himself from throwing in a subtle dig. Read More »

Inside Aaron Hernandez's 31 page prison disciplinary report

In a note to his fiancee that was found in his prison cell after he hanged himself, Aaron Hernandez had one final message: " I told you what was coming indirectly! ". Sweet of the Boston Herald . Vacating the conviction could complicate legal proceedings for Lloyd's family, who has sued Hernandez for damages in civil court. Read More »

The challenge is to keep going - Pochettino delighted as Spurs hunt Chelsea

Asked if the chance to ensure supremacy over Arsenal might fire up his players too much, Pochettino called for calm. They desperately needed a pick-me-up at Selhurst Park to keep their season alive, but that was never going to be easy against an in-form Palace side who have already beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool this month. Read More »

Warriors coach Steve Kerr underwent spinal cord leak procedure

We feel really bad for him, the players. Despite his absence, the team is getting along just fine without Kerr as assistant coach Mike Brown handles the coaching duties in his absence. Steve Kerr underwent a spinal cord leak procedure on his back and remains out indefinitely. Basically, everyone's in the dark about this. The issues Kerr has been dealing with for two years now is something nobody should have to go through. Read More »

Predators eliminate Blues, advance to 1st conference final

Rinne even posted his third assist of the postseason on Calle Jarnkrok's empty netter with a minute left that clinched their series against St. Louis. The Predators' production from the blue line has been a major reason for their success in the second round. "I would have thought we would have started the game a little bit better after Game 5". Read More »

Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon


So will it be human strength or technology that will see the two hour barrier eventually broken? Kipchoge's personal best time of 2:03:05, the third fastest time ever, was set at the London Marathon past year and is eight seconds off the world record. Read More »

Bairstow `hard to leave out` of Champions Trophy, admits Bayliss

Ireland skipper William Porterfield hailed his team's improvement from their seven-wicket thumping in the first ODI, as they responded to England's 328 for six with a creditable 243. Mark Wood and Joe Root celebrate after dismissing George Dockrell to win. He added: "I think it would be very harsh to judge ( Ireland's ) Test status on a one-off performance". Read More »

Things get Messi for Iranian look-alike


The fuss all started a few months ago when Parastesh's football-mad father suggested he wear Messi's No. 10 Barcelona jersey and take a photo. The student then sent the pictures to a sports website and the story went viral. "When I show up somewhere, people are really shocked", he added. "After the game, my dad called me and said don't come back home tonight... why did you score a goal against Iran?" "I'm really happy that seeing me makes them happy and this happiness gives me a lot of ... Read More »

Silva calls for calm after Hull lose to Sunderland

As rule C.17 of the Premier League handbook states: "If at the end of the Season either the League Champions or the Clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions can not be determined because two or more Clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the Clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding League Matches on neutral grounds, the format, timing and venue of which shall be determined by the Board". Read More »

Saints Likely To Begin 2017 Season Without Max Unger


New Orleans' general manager Mickey Loomis and Howie Roseman are certainly not afraid to do business together (see: Darren Sproles in 2014). Senio Kelemete may make the most sense, or the Saints could explore a trade. In 2018, his cap hit goes up to $7.2 million and his dead money goes down to just $1.2 million. Kelce, 29, the expected Eagles' starting center, is under contract through 2020 . Read More »

Ducks fight back after missed chances to take Game 5

However, down three games to two in the series, there is a silver lining for the Oilers: the Ducks have been here before. Or Draisaitl's hat-trick. But they will be at the Honda Center for game seven, shoving aside the crushing overtime defeat in Game 5 in Anaheim. Read More »

Texas Gov. Abbott signs sanctuary cities ban into law

Abbott, a Republican in his first term, took the unusual step of signing the bill on Facebook with no advanced public notice. The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. That could soon come to a test. Sunday night's signing prompted a fast and negative reaction from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, or MALDEF, which referred to the new Texas law as "a colossal blunder" and promised to fight it, "in court and out". Read More »

Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Not only were Thomas' 53 points a personal best, but they were the second-most points a Celtics player ever scored in a playoff game behind John Havlicek's 54 on April 1, 1973. Isaiah Thomas put up a masterful performance to close out the game as he scored 29 points in the fourth quarter and overtime combined. The second half wasn't much calmer as Washington jumped out to a lead in the third quarter behind stellar play from Wall. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo is unique: Zinedine Zidane

One player comes off and another one comes on and plays a great game. "Until the last drop of possibility we have we will play for it, no doubt about that". It is important (that he has rested) and he knows that he must rest sometimes too. 'It was a ideal match, we have a good advantage, but it's not over. Read More »

Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues - 5/7/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction


After Game 5 against the Nashville Predators, the Blues season remains on the brink-but Friday night, they weren't quite ready for curtains. Paul Stastny gave St. "It's a big step for the franchise", Predators defenseman Roman Josi said. The Predators had another strong season finishing the 2006/07 season with 110 points but were once again eliminated by the Sharks in five games in the first round. Read More »

US Olympic champion bobsledder Holcomb dies

At the 2014 Sochi games, he medaled twice, winning the bronze in both the two-man and four-man bobsled. "The IBSF family mourns the death of Steven Holcomb", Ferriani, also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said . "I will miss him deeply". The depression, he believed, largely stemmed from his fight with the disease called keratoconus. Holcomb's bobsledding victories were the highlight of his comeback after his vision degenerated nearly to the point of blindness as ... Read More »

Conte: Spurs have unfair advantage in title race


In addition to being their seventh successive FA Cup semi-final defeat, the loss came against their London rivals Chelsea , who they are now battling for the Premier League title. Chelsea , they are used to winning trophies. Conte stopped short of confirming he would restore both Hazard and Costa to his starting team on Tuesday, saying: "I have another day to decide best 11 - they are in good condition, good form". Read More »

Indians Place Corey Kluber On 10-Day DL

He hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers won their third straight, downing the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. In his last appearance, he allowed one unearned run in seven innings in a 2-1 loss to Seattle. Francona said that Kluber had an MRI on his back a while ago, but none of them revealed any problems that would have had him go on the DL. "I didn't command the ball well obviously", said Bauer. Read More »

Blixt-Smith team grabs win on 4th playoff hole


For sudden death playoff, though, there was nothing at all sudden about it. Results fell her way in the final round of the latest LPGA tournament in Texas, leaving the Kiwi 20-year-old as No 1 for an 80th successive week. "Honestly I didn't really expect that, but that's part of golf, you've got to expect the unexpected so we get another shot at it tomorrow", said the two-time PGA Tour victor. Read More »

49ers Sign Three Players to 90-man Roster


The 49ers will gather again later this month for Organized Team Activities (OTAs), then mandatory mini-camp takes place June 13-15. Harris, a six-year National Football League pro, appeared in 10 games for the 49ers last season. The San Francisco 49ers had a sizable rookie minicamp this weekend, bringing in 56 tryout candidates to go along with 18 UDFAs, 10 draft picks, and a handful of returning players still eligible for the minicamp. Read More »

Predators beat Blues, 3-1, to take 2-1 series lead


Louis Blues that gave them a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal. Nashville Mayor Megan Berry and newly elected St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson agreed to the bet shortly before the Predators beat the Blues 3-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 series lead. Read More »