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Sport Mauricio Pochettino insists pain of last season can inspire Tottenham during run
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino insists pain of last season can inspire Tottenham during run

I think today if we assess the season I think it's fantastic. "I think the performance was great, not brilliant, very professional and this is a hard place", Pochettino said. "We need to see the scans and then start his recovery". "We were very applied at the back and togetherness is the key in our team because we know we have the talent up front to score".

Sport Borussia Dortmund loses Monaco game rescheduled after blasts
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund loses Monaco game rescheduled after blasts

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he was scared for his former Borussia Dortmund players after Tuesday night's bomb attack on their coach and believes UEFA seriously underestimated the effect it had on the team. Dortmund's compact stadium, packed with raucous home fans dressed in the team's distinctive black and yellow colors, is usually an intimidating venue for visiting teams, but both sets of supporters were united in their disgust at the attack.

Author: 0 Pacers move on to game two

The two teams meet again Monday night for Game 2 of the best-of-seven series. "I thought we lost our composure and got frantic out there", McMillan said of his team's third-quarter meltdown. "I think we're right there on the cusp of doing that". The story of the game may still be LeBron's big night or Kyrie's poor shooting, or both of them struggling in the 4th quarter, but my game ball goes to the bench.

Sport Chelsea goalie Courtois got injured while taking part in National Basketball Association
Author: 0 Chelsea goalie Courtois got injured while taking part in National Basketball Association

For United, meanwhile, manager Jose Mourinho made a decision to leave Ibrahimovic on the bench with the 35-year-old top scorer having faced Anderlecht in Thursday's Europa League quarter-final first leg. 'I hope only this game, ' he said. David De Gea returns in goal for Sergio Romero, while Marouane Fellaini, Ander Herrera and Ashley Young come are also included, with Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan dropping to the bench.

Sport Gareth Bale comments on Tottenham star Dele Alli
Author: 0 Gareth Bale comments on Tottenham star Dele Alli

Alli's strike rate will no doubt slow down with the more appearances he makes but he has given himself a platform to potentially reach the lofty heights of any midfield great in terms of goals. Spurs, now seven points behind, will hope to still be in a position to challenge by the time their home game against Manchester United, chasing an outside chance of making the top four, comes around - it has been switched to Sunday, May 14.

Sport Jets, among others, 'antsy' to trade down in draft
Author: 0 Jets, among others, 'antsy' to trade down in draft

Numerous building blocks are present, and more free agent additions should help. In addition, Chicago does have the third-overall pick in this month's 2017 NFL Draft. San Francisco is said to be "open to the idea of moving down from no. 2" to get additional draft picks . He is the most accurate quarterback in this class, has tremendous poise and pocket skills and ran his offense with total command.

Sport [ 16th April 2017 ] Firmino wins it for Liverpool at West Brom Sport
Author: 0 [ 16th April 2017 ] Firmino wins it for Liverpool at West Brom Sport

Somebody asked me which result would have kept me a little bit calmer in the last few minutes and I said only 4-0 after 86 minutes! And with West Brom's form starting to tail off - they have lost their last three games - it may actually be Pulis' comments that annoy the supporters more, as they hint at the opposite, that he would rather accept a 1-0 defeat than roll the dice and potentially come out of the game with a heavier loss.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook breaks NBA triple-double record

Westbrook is now the owner of the NBA's all-time record with 42 triple-doubles for a single season. In the game against the Denver Nuggets , Westbrook's clutch three-pointer from 40 feet away eliminated the Nuggets from playoff contention.

Sport Mercedes ponders F1 team orders rethink as Sebastian Vettel wins again
Author: 0 Mercedes ponders F1 team orders rethink as Sebastian Vettel wins again

Hamilton's chief rival Sebastian Vettel is now the sole leader of a championship which has all the ingredients of becoming a classic after claiming his second win from the opening three rounds. A lap later, Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz crashed into Williams' Lance Stroll shortly after leaving the pits. He apologised to the team afterwards for his actions, which he said might have cost him victory.

Author: 0 Yankees' Aaron Judge hits 432-foot home run

After going 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in four exhibition games, Andriese allowed five runs and seven hits in four innings during a no-decision in Tampa Bay's win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. In a span of four pitches, Matt Holliday had a run-scoring double, Chris Carter had an RBI triple and Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer, with Rays leftfielder Mallex Smith slamming into the bullpen wall on the triple and rightfielder Steven Souza jr .

Author: 0 Noah Syndergaard explains why he might have to start getting manicures

NY was in a tight spot. Flores slammed his batting helmet into his leg while Ozuna flashed a big smile. Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Straily had shut down the mighty New York Mets lineup through 5.1 innings on Sunday afternoon, but wouldn't get the chance to go all nine.

Sport Chelsea's title chances '50 percent' - Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea's title chances '50 percent' - Conte

Mourinho pulled off a tactical masterstroke at Old Trafford , deploying Ander Herrera and Matteo Darmian to man-mark Eden Hazard and Pedro and picking Marcus Rashford as a lone striker to exploit the space behind the Chelsea defence. Despite having been barracked with chants of "Judas" during United's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Mourinho said victory over his former club carried no special significance.

Author: 0 Top cop completes marathon for 1st time since 2013 bombings

Teresa Hasay, who swam, hiked and ran regularly, died unexpectedly at 56 on November 4, just days after spending the weekend with her daughter. Jordan now wears her mother's engagement ring on her left hand. Kirui repeatedly tested Rupp in the closing miles, with the American Olympic bronze medalist eventually unable to match the Kenyan's pace. "But I don't care, because I just want to run and run well".

Author: 0 Mumbai Indians take on resurgent Gujarat Lions

Thrice he has played for the leg-break and was deceived by the wrong "un bowled by Imran Tahir, Rashid Khan and Badree in IPL 10". In the last over, Jasprit Bumrah displayed a good come back as Gujarat Lions scored just 10 runs. Another notable aspect will be the lack of dew which becomes a massive factor during evening matches . The table-toppers of previous year's Indian Premier League, Gujarat Lions , started off with nearly a nightmare in this season after losing both their opening ...

Author: 0 Stan Collymore shares his opinion on Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur title race

Despite having been barracked with chants of "Judas" during United's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Mourinho said victory over his former club carried no special significance. They have to be on the front foot and get everyone in the stadium on the edge of their seat, like they have done for the best part of 20 years. "We did that at Stamford Bridge when we played with 11, with 10 it was more hard and today we controlled".

Sport Coutinho and Firmino Can't Do It Alone, Insists Klopp
Author: 0 Coutinho and Firmino Can't Do It Alone, Insists Klopp

If you asked me before the game I would have said that was my favourite result because I know how strong West Brom are and how hard they are to play. As reported by the club's official website , Mignolet said: "I think we can use the performance, especially in the second half, against Stoke going forward to show how you have to deal with [difficult circumstances]".

Sport Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive with Boro win
Author: 0 Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive with Boro win

Following the results this weekend Arsenal are back in seventh in the Premier League, three points behind Everton in sixth, although the Gunners do have three games in hand. Sanchez, who is being heavily linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer, scored his side's opener against Steve Agnew's man with a sensational free-kick in the 42nd minute.

Author: 0 Cahill urges Chelsea to dig in after United defeat

Young was as proud of the display as he was to captain United for the first time, saying "every man was fantastic from start to finish" as his side stylishly ended a frustrating run of home draws. "We did that at Stamford Bridge when we played with 11, with 10 it was more hard and today we controlled". As if the pressure wasn't already building substantially, the two clubs face off at Wembley next weekend in the FA Cup semi final, with many pundits suggesting that the victor in the tie would ...

Author: 0 Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

MVP ballots are due to the league office on Friday, so the victor of the projected battle between Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Houston's James Harden for that trophy will be decided before the Thunder-Rockets series starts. Dwight Howard and other Atlanta players have a different perspective. "We haven't done that all season, but this is the right time to do it".

Sport Sanchez and Ozil end Arsenal's 3-month wait for EPL away win
Author: 0 Sanchez and Ozil end Arsenal's 3-month wait for EPL away win

Boro responded positively, though, and their equaliser was perfectly executed, Stewart Downing racing down the right flank and delivering a pinpoint cross which Negredo met with a side-foot finish after losing his marker Laurent Koscielny. "We want to have the ball, but sometimes, when a team lacks confidence, a change in system can help them believe in something different". We looked vulnerable at the back, nervous and uncertain in possession and pretty aimless in attack.

Author: 0 Toronto Raptors Unsettling Postseason Start

Did that shot pay off? A year ago they did not advance as far in the postseason as they would have liked, and they are aiming to correct that this time around. It's just one of those things. The Raptors have never won a Game 1 in the opening round of the playoffs. The Bucks were 22-30 following an embarrassing home loss to the woeful Los Angeles Lakers on February 10, and still licking their wounds after losing forward Jabari Parker to a season-ending ACL injury.

Sport Arsenal confidence coming back slowly - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal confidence coming back slowly - Wenger

However, they have conceded just 37 goals, the fewest of any Premier League team in the bottom half and two fewer than Arsenal . Playing in an unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation, Arsenal took the lead on 42 minutes when Sanchez curled in a free-kick following a foul on Granit Xhaka by Adam Clayton.

Sport Falcons all-time leading receiver White officially retires
Author: 0 Falcons all-time leading receiver White officially retires

Most sports fans - including fantasy football owners - know White from his years with the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons drafted White from Alabama-Birmingham in the first round of the 2005 draft. He says: "I wanted to go down there and play for coach [Bill] Belichick". He told ESPN the only team he wanted to play for after being released by the Falcons was the New England Patriots.

Sport Jazz sink Clippers on Johnson buzzer beater
Author: 0 Jazz sink Clippers on Johnson buzzer beater

However, Utah has a few playoff-tested veterans in guys like Joe Johnson , George Hill and Boris Diaw, who will be relied on to keep the team grounded in hard situations. and the city was buzzing with excitement". Hayward and Johnson scored, keeping the Jazz ahead 94-91. Prediction: Clippers in 7 games . It is not yet known if Gobert will have to miss additional games, but his initial X-rays were negative .

Author: 0 'Rashford can be one of the best'

Chelsea legend Tommy Langley says that Gary Neville's choice of Man of the Match in the Blues' 2-0 loss at Manchester United shows how the Red Devils looked to play, negatively. "We went to Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup with same tactics, the game was totally controlled with 11 players, only the decision that made us play with 10 men for the second half and 10 minutes in the first half, gave Chelsea a chance to be dominant".

Sport Wenger: We can turn things around
Author: 0 Wenger: We can turn things around

Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Hull City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 11, 2017. He is the best attacking option that Manager Arsene Wenger now has. "The Spanish players like to play for his or her state, and that I believe he'll go as he wants to play for Spain".

Author: 0 'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic vows to give everything in top-four chase

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the second of the game just a minute after halftime as the Red Devils took full advantage of their numerical advantage. Mourinho told The Guardian : "We need to improve our squad, our football is not bad but we are very far from where I would like us to be".

Sport Gary Neville would surely not be impressed if Manchester United sign Ozil
Author: 0 Gary Neville would surely not be impressed if Manchester United sign Ozil

United was playing between two games against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarterfinals, with many pundits suggesting Mourinho's focus had switched to earning Champions League qualification through winning the European competition. Controversy preceded the goal as replays suggested the midfielder had handled the ball in the build-up, but Herrera protested his innocence. "I think it was nearly ideal", Herrera said.

Author: 0 Lewandowski Bayern boss says striker '100 percent' for Real return

That goal took the Portuguese into three figures in European competition, 84 of those goals coming in Madrid colours. "They are still a first division team". The Bavarians now have it all to do for the return in Madrid next Tuesday. Real Madrid had a flawless result as an away team against Bayern Munich because they were able to score two away goals and now they will come back to Spain with an advantage.

Sport Supreme Court blocks Srinivasan comeback as BCCI representative
Author: 0 Supreme Court blocks Srinivasan comeback as BCCI representative

A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said since Srinivasan has been held guilty by the apex court for conflict of interest, he can not be allowed to represent the BCCI in the ICC meeting. In fact, the SC was set to nominate Niranjan Shah as BCCI's representative to the ICC, knowing fully well that he is above 70. The bench declared that Srinivasan could not go as there were concerns regarding his integrity.

Author: 0 EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United

So Spurs have momentum - but Chelsea still have a four-point lead, which counts for a lot with only six games left. United manager Jose Mourinho has suffered this season against the club where he was a three-time champion, losing 4-0 in the league at Chelsea and also going out of the FA Cup quarter-final at Stamford Bridge.

Sport First female competitor in Boston Marathon returns to race
Author: 0 First female competitor in Boston Marathon returns to race

While running the 2017 race, Switzer took some time to reflect on that highly publicized moment, ending her message with "Have fun". Galen Rupp crossed the line with 2 hours, nine minutes and 58 seconds on clock securing 2nd spot. Marcel Hug won his third straight title on the men's side while Manuela Schar took the title on the women's side. Switzer completed the first 30 kilometers of the race in 3:20:18, on pace for about a 4:41 marathon.

Sport Palace recovers to hold Leicester to draw
Author: 0 Palace recovers to hold Leicester to draw

The champions, even with Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final against Atlético Madrid serving as a huge distraction, had initially proved far less obliging than Arsenal had a few days previously. A long throw from Christian Fuchs into the penalty box was met with some static Palace defending and Huth was allowed time and space to head past Wayne Hennessey.

Author: 0 Hanley Ramirez leaves game with hamstring cramp

But Sale has come closer than any other to actually clearing it. The inexpicable error cost the Rays extensively, as the Red Sox went on to score three runs that inning, and take a 4-2 lead. When you have that, you get pretty comfortable, pretty quick". None of this is a surprise, of course. This was Sale's 21st 12-strikeout game since the 2012 season - first among all pitchers over that span.

Author: 0 There are no easy games for Madrid...

Real will be defending a 2-1 lead from the first leg of the quarter-final, which the Polish hitman missed with the shoulder injury that also kept him out of the German side's 0-0 draw at Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Saturday. "We'll see how we will play, if we will change our scheme or not", Zidane said. "We'll not gamble. The first leg is already in the past and we know the difficulties Bayern can create".

Author: 0 Padres activate Cahill from DL to start against Braves

Julio Teheran (1-0) gave up five hits, walked four and hit a pair of batters, but allowed just two runs and helped himself at the plate with an RBI hit. Joe Panik singled leading off the seventh. After giving up a home run on his only curveball, R.A. Dickey went back to his knuckleball. He allowed consecutive home runs in the second to Hunter Renfroe and Austin Hedges.

Author: 0 Arsenal deserved to win says West Ham boss Bilic

They suffered their first home defeat by West Ham in eight years when Slaven Bilic's side won 2-0 at the Emirates last season. However West Ham have lost their last four matches and have been in free fall down the Premier League. The French striker, who replaced Danny Welbeck, has scored more Premier League goals as a substitute than anyone else this season - five. We have to start winning games.

Sport Derek Carr is 'ready to rock' as he joins Raiders' offseason workouts
Author: 0 Derek Carr is 'ready to rock' as he joins Raiders' offseason workouts

Plainly put, I think it's nonsense. Most of the press conference was standard questions and canned responses, but it still was great to see and hear Carr talk about his injury, among other things. For the ones that do, I don't really believe that they are true Raider fans. With their new $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas not expected to open until 2020, the team might need to find a temporary home in 2019.

Author: 0 Table leaders: Conte hails willpower as Chelsea move seven points clear

If not for John Stones' point blank miss from around five yards in the stoppage time against the Blues in mid-week, Chelsea's lead would have been cut short to just five over Spurs, who had picked up a 3-1 comeback win over Swansea. Every team wants to beat the top of the table. Asked on Saturday how much respect he had for Mourinho's past history at Chelsea , Conte simply feinted past what was an open goal to offer some complimentary soundbites.

Author: 0 A KU fan's viewing guide to the 2017 NBA Playoffs

The last few weeks of the season Washington was not playing well defensively, but they were unbelievable on offense which led them to win games. He was the only player in the starting lineup who did not have playoff experience, and he was going to be tasked with guarding Atlanta's best player, Paul Millsap.

Sport Bucs want to make Mike Evans 'Buc for life'
Author: 0 Bucs want to make Mike Evans 'Buc for life'

It wasn't a very tough decision. "I can promise you at some point, I can't tell you when, we'll be contacting his agent to try to make him an offer that will make him a Buc for long term". Originally a No. 7 overall pick by the team in 2014, he's more than lived up to the hype that surrounded him coming out of Texas A&M. He also emphasized that the team is in no rush to make a decision on Martin and could actually wait to make a decision on him after the season begins, when Martin returns ...

Author: 0 Memories Are Waiting to Be Made in Game 3 at The Tank

They were even worse in the neutral zone, where the Sharks controlled almost 62% of loose pucks, an area that is usually close to equal. If you're looking to watch Sharks vs Oilers Stream Online then we might have something in your interest.

Sport Teen superstar Mbappé gives Monaco the edge on emotional night in Dortmund
Author: 0 Teen superstar Mbappé gives Monaco the edge on emotional night in Dortmund

It wasn't the performance Dortmund wanted, but you can't blame the team after the insane 24 hours it has just experienced, which saw its bus attacked and defender Marc Bartra injured. "I hope that football will be focus again tomorrow". "We are people who have families, who have kids in the house". Lange said police assumed the team bus was deliberately targeted in the attack as it left the team hotel on the way to the stadium.

Author: 0 Yelich, Stanton homer in 8th as Marlins beat Mets 5-4

Marcell Ozuna led off with a single and almost scored the winning run on a Miguel Rojas double; but he was gunned down at the plate on a perfectly executed relay throw from Cabrera. After a fluke first career hit on Wednesday, J.T. Riddle showed that he can hang with big league pitchers yesterday afternoon as he crushed a walk-off , two run homer to give Miami the four game series win over the Mets .

Sport Gujarat Lions finally finds a win beats RPS by 7 wickets
Author: 0 Gujarat Lions finally finds a win beats RPS by 7 wickets

Batting first, Gujarat put together 176/4 in the 20 overs with Brendon McCullum top scoring with 64 runs. Just like the Lions' innings, Mumbai also lost an early wicket with Parthiv Patel's stay at the crease ending cheaply. The match in a tweet: Missing kit bag results in missing Gujarat Lions as they succumb to Mumbai top-order blast with Rohit finally reaching double figures.

Sport Utah's Gobert sprains left knee on 1st play of game
Author: 0 Utah's Gobert sprains left knee on 1st play of game

Gobert banged knees with Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute . Utah center Rudy Gobert has been diagnosed with a left knee hyperextension and bone contusion after his collision 17 seconds into the Jazz's playoff opener against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Author: 0 Bucks to face Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs

With Malcolm Brogdon stealing the point guard show in Milwaukee , many forget about Dellavedova. CLEVELAND (AP) - Their regular-season issues followed the Cavaliers into the playoffs. After dropping their last four and going 10-14 since March 1, the Cavs entered the postseason appearing very vulnerable. "Hell, no", he snapped. They are a good young team.

Sport Defensive numbers prove Oilers were outworked by Sharks in Game 1
Author: 0 Defensive numbers prove Oilers were outworked by Sharks in Game 1

After a scoreless first, Kassian scored short-handed 42 seconds into the second, going short side on Sharks' goalie Martin Jones low on a breakaway to give Edmonton a 1-0 lead. McDavid said the Oilers were able to settle down after first-game jitters. "This isn't the first team that's tried to be physical on key guys". It's been a Jekkyl and Hyde performance, perhaps best exemplified by the following two graphs from hockeystats.ca illustrating 5v5 shot attempts in each game.