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Sports Chelsea star Giroud tops Ronaldo as Europe's aerial king
Author: 0 Chelsea star Giroud tops Ronaldo as Europe's aerial king

Antonio Conte has named a defensive line up as his side look to out battle a Liverpool side that have a Champions League final on the horizon. Despite losing 4-2, the result booked them a place in the Champions League final, and Jürgen Klopp's men will be on top of the world, but potentially also more than a little drained after the game and the celebrations that followed.

Sports Etheridge helps Cardiff gain Premier League promotion
Author: 0 Etheridge helps Cardiff gain Premier League promotion

Instead, Cardiff finish runners-up in the league, completing a dramatic turnaround under Warnock, who becomes the first manager to seal promotion to the top flight with four different teams. Mendez-Laing was a constant thorn in Reading's side and it caused problems with tge visitors doubling up on Junior Hoilett on the other side. Clement, who praised the success of Warnock this season, says he is better prepared for Reading's relegation fight following his success in keeping Swansea ...

Author: 0 Jacob deGrom injury: Latest on Mets SP elbow

But he suffered a hyperextended elbow while swinging during his lone at-bat in the game, and after pitching the top of the fourth inning, he did not return to the mound. It's worth noting that deGrom may only be limited at the plate in that next start Monday night, with no restrictions after that. He now holds a 1.87 ERA to go along with an 1.99 DRA.

Sports Paul Merson sends Chelsea FC transfer warning about Willian
Author: 0 Paul Merson sends Chelsea FC transfer warning about Willian

His United deal expires in June of 2019, and it's been reported that the Frenchman has turned down the contract extension that he was offered. The France global has gone off the boil following Alexis Sanchez's arrival in January and, with Jose Mourinho reluctant to play him up top, a parting of the ways looks inevitable.

Sports Real Madrid stars ruled out of Barcelona tie
Author: 0 Real Madrid stars ruled out of Barcelona tie

On the reason for not giving Barcelona a guard of honour, he said, "I'm not the one who decides, after the Club World Cup I understand that it wasn't important for them to do a guard of honour", Zidane explained. Barca won the match 3-0. "Some say it is as they were not in the competition, but that is not true". Real , third in the table, secured their place in this month's Champions League final on Tuesday and are aiming to win the trophy for the third year in a row but Zidane is ...

Sports Klopp, Benitez battle Guardiola for EPL Manager of the Season award
Author: 0 Klopp, Benitez battle Guardiola for EPL Manager of the Season award

They are huge records, but the target is to play good, win the game. In their last three Premier League games, they have only one victory. Toure, who signed a one-year contract at the end of last season, joined City from Barcelona in 2010 and quickly became one of City's most influential players, playing a starring role in the Premier League title successes of 2012 and 2014.

Sports Baker Mayfield rooming with Nick Chubb at Browns minicamp
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield rooming with Nick Chubb at Browns minicamp

Browns first-round CB Denzel Ward is sidelined at minicamp with a hip flexor injury. "At this point, it is not about size", the rookie quarterback said. "So I'm going to listen to him, but I've got to go compete, and first and foremost, I've got to go learn my job". This franchise is built on winning, they've been winning in the past and some of those guys set the tone.

Sports Golovkin ties record in devastating second-round KO against Martirosyan
Author: 0 Golovkin ties record in devastating second-round KO against Martirosyan

Martirosyan , 36-3-1, was first to enter the ring, followed by the champion, Golovkin, 37-0-1. Moments later, Golovkin cracked Martirosyan with the right uppercut that was the beginning of the end of their fight. Gennady is one hell of a puncher. It was all of his punches. Golovkin tied Bernard Hopkins' middleweight record by making a 20th straight defense of the WBA 160-pound championship he won in August 2010.

Sports 76ers lose Game 3 after embarrassing confetti flub
Author: 0 76ers lose Game 3 after embarrassing confetti flub

Belinelli had a few toes on the line, though, which produced the most hilarious of the Sixers' goofs of the evening: Their in-arena confetti-machine operator jumped the gun and dropped the stuff on the court, thinking the home team had just won the game.

Sports Rory McIlroy: I don't care about The Open, the Masters is biggest
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy: I don't care about The Open, the Masters is biggest

You will see several players make their birdie, but then you have the chance to check out the action at the 12th green behind and the 13th tee box, an exciting par 3 where players will take dead aim at the flag. Oddsmakers have listed him as the favorite to become the first player to win this event three times. Aaron Wise and Jason Day are holding steady in a tie for second place at six under.

Sports Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage
Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

Ashley Young , whom Ferguson brought to Old Trafford in 2011, said on Twitter: "Gutted to hear the news tonight about Sir Alex". United said the procedure "has gone very well", the update coming after his son Darren, the Doncaster Rovers manager, missed his team's match against Wigan Athletic on Saturday.

Sports Bellew beats Haye again in British heavyweight grudge match
Author: 0 Bellew beats Haye again in British heavyweight grudge match

Haye suffered a shock stoppage defeat last March and has admitted his career is at stake in the second fight against Bellew on Saturday night at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office. "I lost my brother-in-law in August - his dad's here tonight, and I swear he was with me too". "Dave Coldwell, I gave him stick in the build-up, but he's a great coach, a great man, and it's all fun really".

Sports Supporters complain about kit issue as West Brom stun Spurs
Author: 0 Supporters complain about kit issue as West Brom stun Spurs

Jake Livermore's last-gasp goal gave West Brom a victory against Tottenham which ensures they still have a chance of avoiding Premier League relegation. Watch West Brom vs. Tottenham to find out. Harry Kane had largely been feeding off scraps but forced Foster into a sharp stop before the half hour when Kieran Trippier slid a pass into the box, with Allan Nyom playing the England striker onside.

Author: 0 Green hits back at Rondo 'baiting' claims

The defending champs got their best player back, Steph Curry , in Game 2 of their second-round National Basketball Association playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans , and they responded by taking a 2-0 series lead. Holiday scored 21 points . Rounding out the double-digit scorers for New Orleans was E'Twaun Moore, who scored 13 points . Rajon Rondo proved while he was with the Bulls that he can stop a dynamic small guard (when he shut down Isaiah Thomas).

Sports Simeone hails Costa after 'historic' night for Atletico
Author: 0 Simeone hails Costa after 'historic' night for Atletico

With a sixth-place Premier League finish looking increasingly likely, whoever replaces Wenger will have a job on their hands to get the club back into the Champions League. And whenever they found themselves in the final third, poor delivery from the flanks - most notably by Nacho Monreal continually let Atletico off the hook.

Sports Ben Simmons Says Game 2 Struggles vs. Celtics Were 'Self-Inflicted'
Author: 0 Ben Simmons Says Game 2 Struggles vs. Celtics Were 'Self-Inflicted'

A first half Marcus Smart 3-pointer was changed to a two-point shot, making the score 56-51 Philadelphia . Philadelphia led by as many as 22, before falling apart late. Boston would take a 79-75 lead into the fourth quarter. But the 76ers cannot afford many more bad games from Simmons or a once-promising season could end in frustrating fashion.

Sports English Premier League match report Everton v Southampton 05 May 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League match report Everton v Southampton 05 May 2018

Everton manager Sam Allardyce: "One thing you need to give the lads credit for is not switching off". Saints are looking to win back-to-back Premier League matches for the first time since April previous year. Stoke were relegated earlier today but West Brom beat Tottenham to keep their hopes alive. Some were evident when Everton won their last home game, against Newcastle, with their only shot on target, but many were more so during the 2-0 win at Huddersfield later that week.

Sports Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Pelicans
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Pelicans

New Orleans - The Pelicans executed their game plan to perfection Friday night, pushing the pace, making threes, and getting contributions from the entire team- including a playoff career-high 18 points from Ian Clark . In Game 1, Mirotic was tasked to defend Warriors All-NBA megastar Kevin Durant , which, for any defender, drains offensive fuel because stopping Durant is to achieve the unachievable.

Sports Sharks vs. Golden Knights, Game 5 on Friday
Author: 0 Sharks vs. Golden Knights, Game 5 on Friday

Hertl was one of three Sharks who scored in the third. San Jose pressed and nearly tied the game on several occasions until Jonathan Marchessault finally gave his team the insurance goal on an empty-netter with just over a minute left. "Tonight we came out for 50 minutes and played our best hockey and really set the tone". They edged the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in Marc-Andre Fleury's sentimental first game against his former team on December 14 ...

Sports Albert Pujols collects his 3000th career hit
Author: 0 Albert Pujols collects his 3000th career hit

Each dot represents one player. Pujols received a standing ovation from the crowd at Safeco Field and was given the baseball and first base as a memento. "Let's go win that game so it can taste a little better". It's 3,000 hits , a ton of home runs and a heck of a lot of RBIs. Washington starter Jeremy Hellickson threw well but came away with a no-decision.

Author: 0 Dodgers-Padres, 4th Ld-Writethru,820

The contest was the first of a three-game set in Monterrey, and the first Major League Baseball game played in Mexico since 1999. The driver revealed that tickets for the series are selling for ten times the cost of those at a typical Mexican League game.

Sports Ramos insists Real Madrid do not fear Salah
Author: 0 Ramos insists Real Madrid do not fear Salah

Three draws in their past four league outings with Everton , West Brom and Stoke as Klopp prioritised Champions League progress have allowed fifth-placed Chelsea to close to within six points of the Anfield club. The character they showed, the mentality they showed, the football they showed that's just insane. And while the maths still say otherwise with two games to play, basement club West Brom are surely too far adrift to pull off the mother of all escapes.

Sports IPL 2018 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils
Author: 0 IPL 2018 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils

In their last game, SRH bundled out Kings XI Punjab for just 119 while defending a modest target of 132. "Hopefully, he will be fine by next game", he told reporters on the sidelines of a promotional event Kumar missed the last couple of games of SRH owing to a back problem.

Sports Hodgson remains committed to Palace
Author: 0 Hodgson remains committed to Palace

Switzerland attacker Shaqiri had arrowed a 25-yard free-kick into the top corner to give Stoke a 43rd-minute lead, his curling 25-yard free-kick taking a slight deflection off Ruben Loftus-Cheek and into the top corner giving Palace keeper Wayne Hennessey no chance.

Sports Donovan Mitchell Loved Boston Chanting
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell Loved Boston Chanting "Not A Rookie" At Ben Simmons

I guess it was all about the fit". It's an odd approach and seems a tacit admission that he acknowledges that Simmons is actually the better player, but whatever. Just the same, Brett Brown went back to Simmons for the stretch. On the Sixers bench, rookie Markelle Fultz was a healthy scratch, offering another reminder that no one should trade with Celtics hoops boss Danny Ainge ever again.

Author: 0 Curry rejoins starting lineup for Game 3 in New Orleans

Because they were nowhere to be found in Game 3. But after locking up the Warriors and holding them to 19 third-quarter points, New Orleans was well out of reach. Curry, who had a monstrous +26 plus/minus in Game 2, will make his first start of the postseason in Game 3. But Davis has truly taken the next step this season and he looks like a freak of nature out on the court.

Sports Can set for Champions League final fitness race
Author: 0 Can set for Champions League final fitness race

And Klopp said he wanted to ensure there was no hangover from the semifinal when they take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, having dropped points against West Brom and Stoke after Champions League victories. He said: "If you have Real to face, you have to think about them - they are one of the best teams in the world". In a little tournament, like the FA Cup or Carabao or Champions League or Europa League, sometimes one decision can move your future.

Sports Soler, Royals Beat Red Sox In 13 Innings
Author: 0 Soler, Royals Beat Red Sox In 13 Innings

Mookie Betts is on pace for 59 homers, 59 doubles and 113 RBIs. Betts collected four hits and recorded the 13th multi-homer game of his career - and third this season. Minor has enjoyed extended rest prior to each of his past five starts, but on Thursday will be working on five days' rest for just the second time.

Sports CRPF jawan injured in Srinagar encounter
Author: 0 CRPF jawan injured in Srinagar encounter

An Assistant Commandant (AC) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured during an encounter which ensued after a Cordon and Search operation was launched against militants in summer capital Srinagar on Saturday. The official said the militants fired on a search team of security forces, who retaliated, triggering the gunfight. Two militants are believed trapped.

Sports Semi-final elation for Real Madrid and Liverpool [GALLERY]
Author: 0 Semi-final elation for Real Madrid and Liverpool [GALLERY]

Real Madrid defender Marcelo has confessed that Bayern Munich should have been awarded a penalty in their Champions League semi-final return leg. As well as cashing in on Ulreich's error, Real benefitted from some wayward shooting from Bayern and a handful of outstanding saves by their goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

Sports South Dakota Native Becky Hammon Interviewing for NBA Head Coaching Job
Author: 0 South Dakota Native Becky Hammon Interviewing for NBA Head Coaching Job

Hammon is the first female assistant in the league. Brian Windhorst breaks down concerns with Bucks head coaching candidates ( watch here ): On Thursday's edition of The Jump, Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Tracy McGrady discussed Milwaukee's head coaching search and how the team's ownership arrangement may influence potential candidates.

Sports Four major talking points ahead of another exciting Premier League weekend
Author: 0 Four major talking points ahead of another exciting Premier League weekend

Google has begun revealing the probability of each team winning or losing going into top level football games. Lambert, as reported by the Independent , told reporters at his pre-match press conference ahead of Stoke's weekend clash against Crystal Palace , that staving off relegation with his side would rank among his greatest personal accolades in the game.

Author: 0 Jazz shock Rockets to level playoff series

The Jazz's odds are down to +450 . Utah played well against Oklahoma City at home in the first round, winning all three games at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. As a result , the Jazz came away with the victory and stole home court advantage away for their second consecutive round. He is now in his third season as an assistant coach with the Jazz and 18th season overall as an National Basketball Association assistant coach since becoming the first non-American assistant coach in ...

Sports José Bautista Thanks Toronto Before Braves' Debut
Author: 0 José Bautista Thanks Toronto Before Braves' Debut

I also want you to know: Those 10 seasons meant everything to me. "When you traded for me, back in 2008, I was a part-time player - closer to 30 than 20 - who had already bounced around between four teams in this league (the Orioles, Devil Rays, Royal and Pirates)".

Sports Deadpool on the heels of
Author: 0 Deadpool on the heels of "flashed" in the clip Celine Dion

Though Reynolds may not be the graceful dancer when playing Wade Wilson, there's plenty he does bring to the role and will continue to do so when Deadpool 2 hits theaters on May 18, 2018! Meanwhile, her fellow Canadian Reynolds also posted a link to the humorous video on social media, and simply captioned it, "Showtime, Mama".

Sports Former Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson signs with Raiders
Author: 0 Former Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson signs with Raiders

Andy Reid has already said that he hopes Johnson one day comes back to coach for him and the team, but Johnson issued a statement after leaving the team saying he believes he can play "several more seasons " in the National Football League first.

Sports Preds defuel Jets 2-1, tie series 2-2
Author: 0 Preds defuel Jets 2-1, tie series 2-2

Head Coach Peter Laviolette changed up his line-up for game four, inserting veteran Scott Hartnell for the first time in this series. "We need to come out with a great start again, and just play better with the lead". Not because it's just slightly higher than his post-season average, mind you, but because you had the feeling watching Game 3 as though the Jets' 6-foot-5, 260-pound powerhouse rarely left the ice, as if he was somehow omnipresent.

Sports Jose Mourinho: I don't want to sell any Manchester United player
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: I don't want to sell any Manchester United player

United started the match poorly but had a great chance to take the lead in the 26th-minute. Manchester United have made Juventus left again Alex Sandro a "precedence signing" to interchange Luke Shaw in the summertime. "Maybe you can see why some play more than others now". Cahill's age (32) is definitely catching up to him, while Brazilian Luiz may leave Chelsea at the end of the season after a feud with manager Antonio Conte.

Sports Red Bull Salzburg vs. Marseille live stream
Author: 0 Red Bull Salzburg vs. Marseille live stream

The French fans impressively turned out in their numbers as they look to inspire their beloved team to the Europa League final. But with four minutes left a Dimitri Payet corner found Portuguese defender Rolando whose low strike beat goalkeeper Alexander Walke and Salzburg had Haidara sent off for receiving a second booking as they chased another goal in vain.

Sports Rudiger sends warning to Salah ahead of Chelsea return
Author: 0 Rudiger sends warning to Salah ahead of Chelsea return

A 5th place finish, potential FA Cup victory and reaching the last 16 of the Champions League would be considered a successful season for most clubs, but for Chelsea , it's likely to be viewed as a disaster - and current boss Antonio Conte is likely to pay for the poor season with his job.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey's Time With The New York Mets Appears To Be Over

He will be designated for assignment Saturday morning, taking him off the major league roster after a almost six seasons in a Mets uniform. After Harvey is designated, the Mets will have seven days to trade or release him. Nicknamed "The Dark Knight", Harvey burst onto the scene in 2012. While the Major League Baseball rumors surrounding Matt Harvey are growing already, there is no indication that the New York Yankees are interested, or any other team for that matter.

Sports IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab Vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview, Prediction
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab Vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview, Prediction

Their batting has been under the radar in their last couple of defeats. The ritzy Mumbai side is grieving at the base of the focuses table with only two wins from eight diversions. Mustaphizur Rahman can replace Been Cutting. They might go unchanged into this game. A good start is needed for the three-time champions. Mumbai's hitters, including captain Rohit Sharma , have flopped pitiably in the current year's group.

Sports President Trump to appoint Bill Belichick to his sports council
Author: 0 President Trump to appoint Bill Belichick to his sports council

Trump's vision for the council will be to encourage children to play more sports . The council will reportedly include a number of well-known figures, including TV personality Dr. The source also said: "Studies have shown that children who are involved in sports have greater self-discipline, higher self-esteem, and are better at working with others".

Sports Chris Froome crashes as Team Sky leader prepares for Giro d'Italia
Author: 0 Chris Froome crashes as Team Sky leader prepares for Giro d'Italia

The four-time Tour de France champion's bad day at the office began when he crashed heavily on his right side during a reconnaissance ride of the 9.7-kilometre course, a twisting and undulating route around Jerusalem's city centre. The temperature was creeping over 30 degrees Celsius with a thin haze that made it heavy as well as hot, something French climber Thibaut Pinot is not a fan of.

Sports Manchester City's Yaya Toure to leave at end of season
Author: 0 Manchester City's Yaya Toure to leave at end of season

Where would you like to see Toure next season? The City manager was adamant, however, that Toure will receive a memorable send-off when the club end their home campaign against Brighton next week, an indication of his contribution to the cause over almost a decade.

Sports Attorney: Arrest Warrant For Robby Anderson Dropped, New Court Date Set
Author: 0 Attorney: Arrest Warrant For Robby Anderson Dropped, New Court Date Set

Anderson's attorney, Ed O'Donnell, told NJ Advance Media on Wednesday night Anderson did nothing wrong, and this was simply a misunderstand, with the missed court date. The 24-year-old NY receiver faces a misdemeanor reckless driving charge and four additional traffic violations from his January arrest down in Miami.