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Author: 0 Jose Mourinho urges recalled Luke Shaw to develop football brain

Manchester United have extended their unbeaten run to 20 games on the back of a stoppage-time penalty by star signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic against Everton. How many goals from the attacking players? "We scored two legal goals but I tell you with a smile on my face because I am not upset with the linesman", Mourinho told the BBC.

Sport Smith seeks positives despite Davis Cup exit
Author: 0 Smith seeks positives despite Davis Cup exit

Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans both lost in straight sets to Lucas Pouille and Jeremy Chardy respectively, as France took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five tie. But, instead of the grass of Queen's Club, this time they must conquer Rouen's indoor clay and do so without world number one Andy Murray, who is resting an elbow injury and may yet miss the entire clay court season.

Sport United players 'not in love with goal'
Author: 0 United players 'not in love with goal'

Javier Hernandez has reacted to comments from Jose Mourinho claiming he would've scored 20 goals for Manchester United this season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken England by storm with 27 goals in all competitions, 16 of those coming in the Premier League, but the veteran Swede has shouldered a heavy burden, with Juan Mata United's next-best scorer with 10.

Sport Messi returns to Barcelona in time for tilt with Sevilla
Author: 0 Messi returns to Barcelona in time for tilt with Sevilla

And while he narrowly missed out on a first senior trophy with the Albiceleste, his form since abandoning the razor has been nothing short of astonishing. The 29-year-old's last game was on March 23, when he scored Argentina's victor over Chile. They have not won since March 2, a run of games that has also seen them dumped out of the Champions League by English champions Leicester.

Sport US missile strikes on Syria throws curveball into US-China summit
Author: 0 US missile strikes on Syria throws curveball into US-China summit

President Donald Trump's decision to strike Syria sent a powerful message to a number of world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, the president's dinner guest during the bombing. "It's a signal that Trump's administration will not only talk, they will act", said Wang Dong, Associate Professor and Director of the School of International Studies at Peking University.

Author: 0 Charley Hoffman soaring at Masters

The last time there was a four-way tie for the lead at the halfway point of the Masters was in 1973, when Bob Dickson, Gay Brewer, J.C. Snead and Tommy Aaron were tied at 3-under 141. Garcia, who continues to search for an elusive first major title, fired a three-under 69 to move to a four-under 140 total. Garcia, who has never finished higher than eighth at Augusta and started the day six shots behind Hoffman , made an early surge with birdies at the first three holes before giving ...

Sport Garcia grabs share of Masters lead, Couples three back
Author: 0 Garcia grabs share of Masters lead, Couples three back

Unheralded American Charley Hoffman maintains a share of the lead at four under, after carding a three-over-par 75 which saw him relinquish his four-shot overnight advantage. "There were a couple times when it literally flipped 180 degrees". A pack on three-under included 2013 Masters victor Adam Scott of Australia, 2013 US Open victor Justin Rose of England, Americans Rickie Fowler and Ryan Moore and Belgium's Thomas Pieters .

Author: 0 Bruins lose to Capitals in a potential first-round playoff match-up

Rask stopped all eight shots he faced in the third period. "I think we've had good success against these guys this year in terms of managing our game when we had to". Cassidy said that prospect Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson is a "possibility" to crack the lineup on Saturday, but a decision on his status will be made prior to the game.

Sport Luke Maye's Late Jumper Downs Kentucky, Sends UNC to the Final Four
Author: 0 Luke Maye's Late Jumper Downs Kentucky, Sends UNC to the Final Four

The Gators shot 0-for-14 from 3-point range in the second half after going 7-for-12 from downtown in the opening 20 minutes. Maye made 6-of-9 shots, including 2-of-3 from beyond the arc, for a career-high 17 points. North Carolina is back in the Final Four , thanks to - surprise! "We was in the game, we had a chance to win and we just didn't get the job done", Monk said.

Author: 0 Simeone leans on Griezmann for more derby glory

Speaking to Omnisport, Djorkaeff said: "You know, this decision belongs to the player but it's all about what you are offered". "He has improved enormously because he wanted to and he has looked to improve". Atletico have won all three of their previous visits to the Santiago Bernabeu in the league and head there after beating Real Sociedad 1-0 on Tuesday to record five consecutive domestic wins for the first time this season.

Sport Liverpool gets ban from signing youth players
Author: 0 Liverpool gets ban from signing youth players

The second year is suspended for three years and will only be activated if any further breaches are discovered. Liverpool also offered to pay the player's school fees, which were being paid by Stoke at this time, but this was a breach of newly-introduced regulations which state a benefit can only be offered if it is applicable to all youngsters across the club's academy and this was not the case.

Sport Hamilton grabs pole in thrilling China qualifying
Author: 0 Hamilton grabs pole in thrilling China qualifying

Here's a handy explanation for you. Sebastian Vettel has admitted he may have "chickened on the brakes slightly on the last lap" after the Ferrari driver was pipped to Chinese Grand Prix pole position by Lewis Hamilton. "It will be close, so it bodes well for one of the most exciting days for a long time". Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was fourth. The gulf between the top two teams and the rest of the field, however, remained significant.

Author: 0 Thompson pays the penalty for rules blunder

Thompson was leading by three when was informed of a rule breach stemming from the way she replaced her ball on the 17th green during Saturday's third round. After receiving the email, LPGA Tour rules official and annoying brat who reminds the teacher that she forgot to assign homework Sue Witters leveled the penalty, one day later.

Sport Fowler contends for top spot in Master tournament
Author: 0 Fowler contends for top spot in Master tournament

Jordan Spieth . Spieth, the 23-year-old Texan who shot 75 to open the Masters, including an ugly nine on the 15th hole, followed his 69 on Friday with a smooth 68 on Saturday to play himself to nearly the very top of the leaderboard. Snead were knotted up. The 37-year-old Spaniard began his round as the worst Saturday player at Augusta over the past two decades, where he has averaged 75 depressing shots.

Sport One certainty in EPL title race: 3-man defense wins
Author: 0 One certainty in EPL title race: 3-man defense wins

With City, without a win in four games, a further two points back in fourth, Guardiola's chief concern will be ensuring they keep above Arsenal and Manchester United in the scrap for qualification for next season's Champions League. "A big win for us". The Spaniard said: "My feeling is during the season we made really good things". "They have hard games coming up, though, so we have to keep winning and, hopefully, they get a bit stressed".

Author: 0 Suspect in Stockholm attack was Uzbek native, Swedish police say

Following the truck attack in Stockholm , which killed 4 people and injured more than a dozen, a person was arrested in connection to it, who is believed to be a 39 year old man from Uzbekistan. Ten of the injured - nine adults and one child - are still being treated in three different hospitals in the city, the Stockholm County Council said Saturday.

Author: 0 Mark Hughes To Give Record Signing Giannelli Imbula One More Chance

Hughes said: "It's fair to say he has struggled this year in terms of having an impact and that's unfortunate". "He still has time from now until the end of the season, so hopefully he'll impress". He hasn't had as many games as he'd have liked or I would. But Hughes, who now has Erik Pieters and Marc Muniesa at his disposal at left back, said this morning: "You look at all good players, but that's not one that's realistic for us, to be honest".

Sport Coutinho, Firmino inspire Liverpool comeback over Stoke
Author: 0 Coutinho, Firmino inspire Liverpool comeback over Stoke

Coutinho's drilled finished levelled matters in the 70th minute and Firmino sealed the win two minutes later with a wonderful dipping strike over Lee Grant. Liverpool were indebted to Mignolet, however, the goalkeeper making a brilliant reaction save to deny Berahino when the striker looked certain to score from close range, and Klopp's men are now nine points ahead of Arsenal in the race for top-four places.

Sport Half-time: Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 2 - Cherries hit back to give Spurs hope
Author: 0 Half-time: Bournemouth 1 Chelsea 2 - Cherries hit back to give Spurs hope

With Tottenham having narrowed the gap to four points with a 4-0 win at Watford , Chelsea's lead was cut to four points ahead of the late kick-off at the Vitality Stadium. Son, who had become the first South Korean to score 10 goals in a Premier League season, scored again after the break. There was nothing fortuitous about the second goal - a moment of pure class from Hazard.

Sport Is it Rickie Fowler's time at the Masters?
Author: 0 Is it Rickie Fowler's time at the Masters?

In a share of 12th place, it was the first time since 2010 that he had failed to beat par in at least one of his first two rounds at Augusta National. It's too early to think about how a green jacket would fit him - not with 36 holes left, not with so many quality players around him. They wound up tied for the lead Saturday on a tense afternoon that set the stage for a Masters finale still up for grabs.

Sport Final Four? Believe it, Oregon Ducks fans
Author: 0 Final Four? Believe it, Oregon Ducks fans

Florida State had 16 steals, and Slaughter also contributed 11 points and eight rebounds. Buoyed by the success of Pac-12 partner OR, the fourth-seed Bruins jumped out a 9-2 lead over UConn (35-0) before the Huskies scored 17 of the next 19 points.

Sport Sunderland v Manchester United
Author: 0 Sunderland v Manchester United

He added: "There's a bit of frustration there with (Jose) Mourinho, and he's vented it... but I wonder whether it has happened privately before the public outburst". What TV channel is Sunderland vs Manchester United on? Manchester United are vaguely threatening to throw the towel in and focus purely on gaining Champions League qualification via the Europa League, for which they are short-priced favourites to lift the trophy.

Author: 0 Tony Romo: Texans were at "top of list" of teams he considered

Romo, who played for 14 years with the Dallas Cowboys, will join Jim Nantz and Tracy Wolfson on the lead announce team for the Network's coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Sunday afternoons and Thursday Night Football. When news broke that Romo was leaving, there were fans who still believed in him, and others who were ready for a new era. Romo has a career record of 78-49, but he never was able to get the Cowboys past the divisional round of the playoffs in four playoff appearances.

Author: 0 Sadio Mane: Liverpool Forward Ruled Out For Rest Of Season

Origi crouched an attempt wide after 54 minutes and Grant needed to save from Firmino and Coutinho as Liverpool pushed for an equaliser, before Lovren's header crashed contrary to the crossbar. Klopp feels Stoke "have kind of a natural confidence" as well as a "very experienced" and "very good" manager in Hughes, reiterating that it is "a hard place to go" although "the only place" his Liverpool side "want to be" this weekend.

Sport Tigers top Red Sox 6-5 after wild 8th inning
Author: 0 Tigers top Red Sox 6-5 after wild 8th inning

The Tigers led 4-0 after six innings of scoreless baseball that was pitched by last year's Rookie of the Year, Michael Fulmer . All indications pointed to a 4-0 win, or at least one without late-inning drama. He walked two and struck out four. He averaged 24 points per game in his career at Hendricken, and put up 12 rebounds, five assists, and three steals as a senior to help lead the Hawks to a ideal 21-0 record.

Author: 0 Masters: Hoffman falters as leaderboard tightens

Today I sort of felt how hard it was for everybody else when you get out of position. Happy with the way I finished. "Waking up and you have a chance to win your favourite tournament that you've dreamt of winning and competing in since you were a kid, and to be able to have your fourth opportunity now".

Sport Moyes not giving up on Sunderland's survival
Author: 0 Moyes not giving up on Sunderland's survival

On David Moyes: "I have sympathy with every manager that is fighting hard to reach the objectives and he is in trouble to do it". Jermain Defoe will yet again lead the line for the Black Cats as they look for a vital three points Who is definitely out for Manchester United? "But everyone is a good professional, everyone gives everything, everyone fights all season - some of us we are sacked in the middle of the season.

Sport Coutinho and Firmino on target as Liverpool fight back to win
Author: 0 Coutinho and Firmino on target as Liverpool fight back to win

Firmino let fly using a fantastic volley that gave Lee Grant no chance and, although Simon Mignolet needed to refuse Saido Berahino his first Stoke goal , Klopp's guys held on to get a priceless success. And while Arsenal and United can potentially threaten their place in the top-four shake-up, points on the board at such a late stage of the season are a distinct advantage.

Sport Spurs boss Pochettino delighted to have Harry Kane available for Watford clash
Author: 0 Spurs boss Pochettino delighted to have Harry Kane available for Watford clash

South Korean forward Son Heung-Min has excelled in Kane's absence but Pochettino insists that Kane remains the man to lead Tottenham's title charge. When I ask him and I say, 'Oh Harry, I don't know if you're ready or not, ' he says Harry, 'No, no, no I want to be involved.' I say 'no, you are not involved, your answer is wrong.' He says 'gaffer it's up to you, you're the manager, you decide.' Now, OK, yes if his answer is this, he is ready! Victor Wanyama will also be assessed ahead of the ...

Author: 0 Thunder's Russell Westbrook notches 41st triple-double, ties Oscar Robertson

On top of the domination, Westbrook tallied his 41st triple-double of the season, tying Oscar Robertson's triple-double total for the 1961-62 season. Even without Westbrook's record-setting pace, there would still be nearly two-thirds more triple-doubles as there were just four seasons ago. With two more on the trot he'd tie the mark for consecutive triple-doubles set by Chamberlain in March of 1968.

Author: 0 Derby hero Griezmann won't rule out Real Madrid move

Bayern then travel to the Spanish capital for the second leg on April 18 before Real host Barca in a potential La Liga title decider on April 23. Antoine Griezmann's late equaliser for Atletico stopped Madrid from extending their lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga to five points, instead moving them three clear of the Catalans.

Author: 0 Jayhawks sent packing as Ducks fly to Final Four

Brooks' all-around game was on display with 17 points, five boards, four assists and a steal. But their dream season ended with a thud 40 minutes from campus in a game where little went right. Meanwhile, the partisan Kansas crowd was stunned as the Jayhawks failed to rally from a deficit that grew to 18. When Svi Mykhailiuk scored to make it 64-55, Ennis answered with a driving basket.

Sport Johnson, McIlroy betting favorites on 2017 Masters odds
Author: 0 Johnson, McIlroy betting favorites on 2017 Masters odds

Fitzpatrick, who finished seventh at the tournament a year ago, will play the first two rounds with former world No. 1 Jordan Spieth and two-time major champion Martin Kaymer. And while a fourth straight win would be impressive, it's important to recall the words of Johnson's former caddy Bobby Brown, who said "He's not the most dedicated player on the planet ..." McIlroy remembered a costly error of judgment on the 11th hole of his third round at Augusta past year when he drove the ball ...

Author: 0 Harry Kane Returns from Injury Way Ahead of Schedule in Tottenham Victory

Manager Mauricio Pochettino saluted "fantastic" Tottenham Hotspur's 4-0 rout of Watford as his title chasers increased the pressure on English Premier League leaders Chelsea . We started well, playing on the same level, but they had three great shots from three champion players. Janssen, who is yet to score from open play in the Premier League , then passed up the chance to net an open goal from all of three yards out.

Author: 0 Smith homer powers Orioles past Yankees

His third at-bat was a different story. And that cut the Yanks' margin of error too thin at Camden Yards. Third baseman Manny Machado hit a three-run home run into the wind in the fifth, and right fielder Seth Smith hit his first home run for the Orioles in the seventh in a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees before 25,298 frigid fans at Oriole Park.

Author: 0 Chelsea restore seven-point lead with victory over Bournemouth

In other matches, Manchester City beat Hull City 3-1, there were no goals between Middlesbrough and Burnley , Liverpool fought back to win 2-1 at Stoke City and West Brom lost 1-0 to Southampton at home. Daniels' cross from the left is met by Afobe by the penalty spot and he sends a volley crashing off the far post. Diego Costa will again lead the line with Pedro Rodriguez and Eden Hazard in support.

Author: 0 'I'm happy to stay at Chelsea'

He added: "I do believe if he [Conte] pulls off this Premier League win that he should be able to bring in who he wishes". "I think it's normal to involve my name (with Inter) because I worked in Italy , I think they want to come back for me in Italy ".

Sport Spurs Need Points But We Do Too - Swansea Boss Paul Clement
Author: 0 Spurs Need Points But We Do Too - Swansea Boss Paul Clement

After Harry Winks had been stretchered off with a worrying injury at half-time, Eric Dier and substitute Heung-Min Son scored in the space of 11 second-half minutes to prevent Burnley from getting the point they needed to equal their highest ever Premier League haul.

Sport Leaders passed the test - Hazard hails Chelsea's battling spirit
Author: 0 Leaders passed the test - Hazard hails Chelsea's battling spirit

Chelsea now sit seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table with eight games to play in the league. This time previous year Hazard had himself ended a whopping 355-day wait for a Premier League goal with a brace in Chelsea's 4-1 win on April 23, 2016.

Author: 0 Stoke 1-2 Liverpool: Reds win from behind

However, Klopp believes Liverpool have shown they are capable of performing in the Senegal international's absence - pointing to the chances created without Mane in the 2-2 draw with Bournemouth. "All the injuries don't make life easier". The Potters have lost their last three league games and are yet to beat any of the sides in the top seven this season .

Author: 0 Harry's back for Spurs as Tottenham look to chase down Chelsea

The Dutchman was lively and involved but he wasted a great chance to open the scoring after just 20 minutes. Moments later, he hit the crossbar. A hard reaction shot, but one that Vincent probably should've bundled home. But that didn't stop Son Heung-Min from putting in Spurs' fourth goal in the 55th minute. Victor Wanyama may return after a back injury but Harry Kane and Danny Rose remain out.

Sport France into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Britain
Author: 0 France into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Britain

France were also without several front-line players but were ultimately too good and will now face either Serbia or Spain in the semi-finals in September. But Smith clearly knows the chances of an Evans victory today are very slim at best. At least on court all concerned were in tune with the new resolve of the ITF to shorten matches and kept the contests to three sets - just not the best of three sets.

Sport Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title
Author: 0 Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

Good morning! North Carolina beat Gonzaga, 71-65, on Monday night to win the NCAA men's basketball championship. In fact, North Carolina played the final 15 minutes cleanly, avoiding even one turnover while Gonzaga handed the ball over five times, including on their final gasp at the game with nine seconds left.

Sport Mane ruled out for rest of the season
Author: 0 Mane ruled out for rest of the season

Mane is to undergo surgery on knee cartilage damage sustained in last week's Merseyside derby, adding his name to those of captain Jordan Henderson, fellow midfielders Adam Lallana and Ovie Ejaria and striker Danny Ings who are now available for Jurgen Klopp's third-placed side.

Sport Man City boss Guardiola needs Hull of a boost
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola needs Hull of a boost

Guardiola's much-anticipated first season in the Premier League has been a disappointment given the expectations that were heaped on his shoulders at the start of the campaign. "We'll try to win as many as possible". "It was a lesson for me this season", he said ahead of City's clash with Hull City on Saturday. "It wasn't the easiest game to get back into but what I would say in terms of advice to younger players is: I could have stood back and moaned and complained that I wasn't playing but ...

Sport Spieth prepared for battle with his Augusta demons
Author: 0 Spieth prepared for battle with his Augusta demons

Spieth did rebound to birdie No. 16, but he finished the round 3-over and six behind the leaders. "I struck the shot well, I just hit the wrong club". Last year, Spieth dumped two balls into Rae's Creek at the par-3 12th for a 7 while leading and effectively doomed his chances of defending the title.

Sport Vertonghen says Spurs must keep pushing in title race
Author: 0 Vertonghen says Spurs must keep pushing in title race

Swansea defended for 90 minutes but they were very close to beating us, and I think that's the main reason. Chelsea now sit seven points ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's side with just eight games to go. Spurs overturned a 1-0 deficit in a six-minute span on either side of the 90th minute, which Pochettino said "happened because we believe and never give up".

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