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Author: 0 Monaco vs Borussia Dortmund, Champions League

The Ligue 1 leaders, the first team in the Champions League to reach the last four after going through two preliminary rounds, had the game nearly wrapped up after early goals by youngster Kylian Mbappe and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.

Sport Giant's Posey placed on concussion DL
Author: 0 Giant's Posey placed on concussion DL

He struggled to throw strikes at times, but he relied on the strikeout to get through his 5 1/3 frames. The Giants also observed a moment of silence for former major-league executive Katy Feeney, who died suddenly on Opening Day, and Giants employees who died over the offseason.

Author: 0 Champions League: Where did Bayern Munich go wrong against Real Madrid?

Real Madrid punished Bayern's wastefulness after the restart as Christian Ronaldo restored parity after volleying home a cross from Daniel Carvajal with two minutes into the second half. The result left Bayern with much to do in the second leg on Tuesday, while Real remained on course in their bid to become the first side to retain the Champions League crown.

Sport Mains predicting All Blacks will whitewash Lions
Author: 0 Mains predicting All Blacks will whitewash Lions

British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton alongside tour manager John Spencer (right) during the British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement at Hilton London Syon Park. Yet the idea that the Lions coaching staff are pinning their hopes on reprising the Chicago formula was given short shrift by one of its principal architects, Andy Farrell.

Author: 0 I've not seen Birmingham play this season, admits Redknapp

Zola's run of only two wins from 24 fixtures has left Birmingham 20th and only three points above the relegation zone. Birmingham now sit three points above the relegation zone ahead of fixtures with Aston Villa , Huddersfield Town and Bristol City respectively.

Sport Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball color barrier 70 years ago today
Author: 0 Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball color barrier 70 years ago today

When Jackie was alive , he spoke at the 1972 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, commemorating the 25th anniversary of that national milestone. A bronze statue of Brooklyn Dodgers' legend Jackie Robinson is unveiled outside Dodger Stadium before the team's baseball game with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Author: 0 Mou: Pogba could be a doubt for derby

Asked if that was a realistic expectation of the pair, Mourinho added: "If they have a insane mentality like I have, they would [play]; if they are safe thinking and they are surrounded by people with the same mentality as they have, it takes more time, it is more cautious".

Sport Rory Best delighted to have another chance with British & Irish Lions
Author: 0 Rory Best delighted to have another chance with British & Irish Lions

I was asked for my snap opinion late last week on which midfield combo would start against the Lions and I opted for Williams and Anton Leinert-Brown. Andy Farrell has underlined the importance of belief when the British and Irish Lions tackle New Zealand this summer. While Hartley was left out, rival England hooker Jamie George was included, along with Ireland captain Rory Best and Wales's Ken Owens .

Sport Barcelona out of the UEFA Champions League
Author: 0 Barcelona out of the UEFA Champions League

Celebration?" But Barcelona were being given precious little space in the final third and although Messi finally tested Gianluigi Buffon, who parried away the deflected effort, Juventus rarely looked overexerted. Enrique forlornly turned to Paco Alcacer from the bench as the hosts played with four forwards for the final half hour. "They kept their cool". "Neymar and Suarez never turned up for the two legs".

Author: 0 The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Clippers

They poured in 60 points in the paint, including an 18-point, 15-rebound night from DeAndre Jordan. Gobert's status going forward will be determined game by game, The Tribune has learned. He had to be helped off by Diaw and Hill. Oklahoma City will remain in Houston for two days of practice before Game 2 on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.

Author: 0 Real Madrid v Barcelona

The five-time World Player of the Year also lured Sergio Ramos into a wild challenge that saw the Madrid captain sent-off and Casemiro was also lucky to avoid a red card for two fouls on Messi before half-time. According to our predictions based on Real Madrid and Barca recent stats and performance, Real Madrid will win today's match by 3-2 in El Clasico 2017.

Author: 0 Alli named PFA Young Player of Year again

The 21-year-old, who was singled out for praise earlier in the night by PFA Merit Award victor David Beckham, beat Spurs teammate Harry Kane to the award, with Everton's Romelu Lukaku in third place. I wasn't as clinical. "But there's a lot of little bits that need improving". Twice as nice the Men's PFA Young Player of the Year award for 2017 goes to @Dele_Alli for the second consecutive year! "When you feel the way the fans are and the way the players are building into the game, to not ...

Author: 0 Kante named PFA Player of Year; Alli wins Young Player gong

The 26-year-old has played 31 of Chelsea's 32 games in the Premier League so far this season, once again drawing plaudits for his huge athleticism, tackling and reading of the game. " We're going to fight for both competitions ", said Kante. The greatest talents of the Premier League will be in attendance at the PFA Awards, as England's Player of the Year will be announced alongside a number of achievements.

Sport Le Pen Posts Strong Showing, Pro-Europe Eyes Turn to Macron
Author: 0 Le Pen Posts Strong Showing, Pro-Europe Eyes Turn to Macron

The fear is that antiestablishment candidates like Melenchon and Le Pen would meet in the final round of elections-threatening the stability of the eurozone and the euro, which last bought 1.0727 dollars as of late Friday in NY. But for many Fillon supporters, Le Pen's call for an nearly total ban on immigration is unrealistic, and her economic views echo left-wing calls for bigger public pensions, protection of the bloated civil service, and more government spending on a variety of programs.

Sport Senators beat Bruins 3-2 in OT, advance in playoffs
Author: 0 Senators beat Bruins 3-2 in OT, advance in playoffs

Bobby Ryan and Kyle Turris scored for Ott. With David Pastrnak in the penalty box for interfering with Clarke MacArthur, MacArthur scored at 6:30 of overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory and end the Bruins' season in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference opening round.

Author: 0 Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs

But thanks to Paul, the Clippers came from behind to win Friday night, and they have their sights set on winning Game 4 tonight and going home with a commanding 3-1 series lead. The Clippers have endured injuries this season to Griffin, Paul and Austin Rivers, who is unlikely to play until after Game 5, Doc Rivers said.

Author: 0 Glasier: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians head to the weekend, on a roll

James needs one more victory to become the first player to win 21 consecutive first-round games since the current playoff format began in 1984. And generating more space on the floor to open up 3-point shooters. "Every decision you make in the playoffs is hard", Lue said. Cleveland trailed by 26 in the first half and was still down 74-49 at halftime. Their 25-point halftime cushion was down to 15 points barely four minutes into the third quarter.

Author: 0 Reid back but Carroll out as West Ham prepare for Everton visit

Lanzini was allowed to drive forward and test Stekelenburg with another deflected shot in the best of West Ham's remaining openings, while at the other end Everton ended fairly strongly with a rally of corners. The draw is a blow to Koeman's hopes of finishing fifth above Manchester United and Arsenal to secure the most favourable entry into next season's UEFA Europa League.

Author: 0 Warriors put Blazers on the brink

This is the playoffs, though, and Kerr is one of the best coaches in the league, so the Warriors miss him badly. This is not uncharted territory for the team, which played its first 43 games last season under interim head coach Luke Walton , as Kerr recovered from back surgery complications.

Sport Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors
Author: 0 Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors

Late in Wednesday night's Game 2 victory over the Trail Blazers at home, Kerr appeared to give a glimpse of the discomfort he has been coping with by removing his suit jacket to finish out the game. Kerr said he's consulting doctors and hoping for improvement, but said he will not return to the sidelines unless he's feeling better. "I'm not going to do that to our team and our staff", Kerr said.

Sport Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes

Aaron Hernandez was serving life a life sentence for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd at the time of his death. They report the notes did not offer a reason for Hernandez's death, but did emphasize his love for his family. They have said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. Another of Hernandez's lawyers said Friday that he will ask a court to have his murder conviction erased.

Author: 0 Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen

Sinclair, who has 20 league goals to his name this period, then smashed a 51st-minute penalty past Wes Foderingham , as well as the sole sour note to get a Celtic side that controlled the derby was a first half injury to Moussa Dembele. "But how we could improve in that moment is that sometimes, at 2-0, you don't think it's won, but you're comfortable in the game". "Young Callum was brilliant, really, really good and technically gifted and it was a wonderful goal he scored".

Sport Guardiola's 1st season at Man City to end without a trophy
Author: 0 Guardiola's 1st season at Man City to end without a trophy

Sergio Aguero had put City ahead with a fine breakaway goal just after the hour having had another strike controversially ruled out, but Nacho Monreal equalised. We played like we want to. And at some stage you need to focus on something for the players which creates some confidence. But in praising Sanchez's performance against City, Wenger vowed he would at the very least see out his contract and hopefully extend his deal.

Sport Bruins Season Ends with 3-2 OT Loss to Senators
Author: 0 Bruins Season Ends with 3-2 OT Loss to Senators

Mark Stone and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored for the Senators , while Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots. The Bruins scored three unanswered goals after spotting the Senators a 2-0 lead as they fought to keep their season alive. Ottawa is a team that isn't shy about getting in Tuukka's grill, so the defense is going to have to be extra sharp in order to make Tuukka's day easier.

Author: 0 Dedmon out for Game 4 against Grizzlies

The Spurs were suffering from another off-night in Memphis, with LaMarcus Aldridge nearly invisible offensively aside from a brief burst in the third quarter and Tony Parker carrying much of the load. RAPTORS 87, BUCKS 76 - DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, and Toronto beat Milwauke in a defensive slugfest to tie their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two games apiece.

Sport Pacers fight for their playoff lives Sunday
Author: 0 Pacers fight for their playoff lives Sunday

James played the entire second half and finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, but admitted he found it hard to immediately take stock of his display and compare it to his other dominant playoff performances. Win one more at IN, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. The Pacers put on a show for the home fans at the start of Game 3 by breaking down the Cavaliers' defense early and often on the way to a 37-27 lead after the first quarter.

Sport Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City will improve next season'
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City will improve next season'

Janusz Michallik recaps an improbable victory for Arsenal over Manchester City in the FA Cup . Alexis Sanchez then struck in extra time to give Arsenal a 2-1 win over the Citizens, leaving Guardiola facing the prospect of a season without silverware.

Author: 0 Lionel Messi Scores Wonderful Goal To End His 'El Clasico' Drought

Messi - sporting a black eye and damaged teeth following Marcelo's first-half challenge - struck twice in a dramatic 3-2 win to take Barcelona to the top of LaLiga. It was left to Ivan Rakitic, who shifted onto his left foot just outside the Madrid box and curled an unstoppable effort past Keylor. It came when Zinedine Zidane brought on James, who promptly scored the equaliser by prodding in Marcelo's smart cross.

Sport Serena Williams won the Australian Open while pregnant
Author: 0 Serena Williams won the Australian Open while pregnant

Serena's selfie featured her posing in a yellow one-piece swimsuit and the simple caption, "20 weeks". Her ranking projects to finish this season somewhere outside the top 20. The beginning of Williams' maternity leave coincides with the imminent return of two other big names on the tennis stage. He said in a statement: "We're excited for Serena".

Author: 0 Steve Hansen: Dylan Hartley would have been "an asset" to Lions

There's a potential for him to keep improving. He said: "They should be nervous because there are fresh players coming through". "We're honoured to have six of our players included in the squad", said Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall.

Sport Branden Grace leads Texas Open by 1
Author: 0 Branden Grace leads Texas Open by 1

The Par 3s are also long, with three of them being over 200 yards, so players who excel with longer irons or hybrids will have the advantage on those holes. He's playing on a major medical exemption granted after a foot injury caused him to miss most of last season, and he needs to earn $30,624 before the exemption ends this week.

Sport The New York Times fumbles photo comparison of Patriots White House visits
Author: 0 The New York Times fumbles photo comparison of Patriots White House visits

That is still down considerably from the estimated 50 players who visited Obama in 2015, but that too can be explained, at least in part, by the timing of the Super Bowl (cont. "These photos lack context", the Patriots wrote on Twitter . There were Patriots players that were absent from the visit and had meaningful reasons for protest .

Sport Tottenham must learn how to win big games, says Harry Kane
Author: 0 Tottenham must learn how to win big games, says Harry Kane

Whoever comes into their squad is a great player and we were just focused on us. It was a surprise when Hazard and Diego Costa were not in the starting XI but he knew when to bring them on. Chelsea will build from a position of strength should they beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final and pip Spurs to the Premier League. To achieve that lofty ambition, Chelsea need to crush Tottenham's dreams again as the north Londoners are just four points behind in the title race.

Sport Toronto Raptors VS Milwaukee Bucks NBA Playoffs
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors VS Milwaukee Bucks NBA Playoffs

After one of the most miserable performances for a pair of All-Star guards in a key playoff game you will ever see in Game 3, DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry answered the call in Game 4, combining for 51 points on 20-of-39 shooting as the Raptors evened their series 2-2 with the upstart Milwaukee Bucks , 87-76.

Author: 0 Pressure Is On For Republicans To Repeal Obamacare

High-powered aides to Donald Trump pressed for funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the United States government on the president's 100th day in office. Lawmakers are looking at allowing states to obtain waivers to opt out of some of these protections, but requiring states to attest that the waiver's goal is to reduce the cost of health care or increase the number of insured.

Sport Match Reports: West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Liverpool
Author: 0 Match Reports: West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Liverpool

I am not concerned because I think Phil fits really well and comfortably here. "You need the highest concentration level but we've had that The first half we didn't play too well, the second half was much better". "Actually, I think it's positive when there is interest", he said. In added-on time, Liverpool should have made sure of the points after Ben Foster was stranded up-field after coming up for a corner, but Alberto Moreno fired wide from 45 yards when he had teammates either side ...

Author: 0 It's time for Real-Barca!

On the road, Barcelona has scored 42 goals (tied for the 1st place with Real Madrid) and conceded 17 goals. Speaking in a news conference on Saturday, Luis Enrique said he was prepared for the game "with or without Neymar" and backed the club's approach to the situation, although he wouldn't say if he was optimistic or not.

Sport Aaron Hernandez's fiancée wants his death evidence preserved
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's fiancée wants his death evidence preserved

The statement also reveals investigators found "cardboard jammed into the door tracks of his single-inmate cell to impede entry" and "found three hand-written notes next to a Bible" in his cell. Earlier Thursday, Hernandez's lawyer complained that state officials had turned over the 27-year-old's body but not his brain. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including football players, ...

Author: 0 Ailing Steve Kerr plans to attend Warriors workout, sources say

Golden State went on to win game three anyway without their coach, but it is still concerning given the fact that Kerr has been feeling under the weather all week. The Warriors were tremendous with Luke Walton at the helm, going 39-4 en route to reeling off the best regular season record in National Basketball Association history.

Author: 0 Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

Boston would score 12 straight to lead 75-65 before the third quarter ended with the Celtics ahead 79-70. Not for Game 4, at least. The Bulls found their most success in Friday's loss without a true point guard on the floor and Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade instead assuming more ball-handling duties.

Author: 0 Pochettino insists Spurs will 'move on'

Spurs were being tipped in some quarters to edge past Chelsea , especially with Antonio Conte's men enduring a mixed spell of form and the Italian choosing to start with Eden Hazard and Diego Costa on the bench. Chelsea will take on the victor between Arsenal and Manchester City, who meet up in the other semifinal Sunday. Tottenham came into the FA Cup tie looking to heap more pressure on the Blues in the Premier League.

Sport 8 tweets that define Game 5 of the Sens-Bruins series
Author: 0 8 tweets that define Game 5 of the Sens-Bruins series

Mark Stone scored his first goal in 20 games for the Senators and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also found the back of the net in regulation. Boston killed off three straight penalties before a first period goal by Stafford, in which he and Charlie McAvoy showed great patience with the puck.

Sport Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals
Author: 0 Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

Louis Blues for Game 5? A furious third-period rally included three goals in less than five minutes to blow the lid off the arena. Jason Zucker scored the equalizer with 5:01 to play, the U.S. "It's tough to handle really". "None of us expected this". The more cards you have, the more options you have and that gives us options whether we want to play people at center or wing.

Sport Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke's double sinks old club Liverpool
Author: 0 Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke's double sinks old club Liverpool

The Reds' woes against the lower-ranked teams continued as they squandered the lead, having broken the deadlock with a superb free-kick from Philippe Coutinho midway through the first half . But now their Champions League fate is out of their hands after Manchester United closed the gap to just three points with two games in hand. Sam Allardyce believes Crystal Palace needs three more points to keep playing in the EPL and wants to secure that in their next three matches.

Sport Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets
Author: 0 Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder are fighting for their playoff lives, down 2-1 in this best-of-seven series against the Houston Rockets. The triple-double was Westbrook's second in a row, making him the first player to record back-to-back triple-doubles in the same playoff series since Jason Kidd in the 2002 Eastern Conference finals for the New Jersey Nets against the Boston Celtics.

Author: 0 Serena Williams, pregnant in 23rd Grand Slam Tournament

Last month, Williams pulled out of Indian Wells and Miami, citing a left knee injury. Williams is engaged to social media entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, who was with her in Melbourne in January. Serena previously revealed she wants to have children "someday" but still feels like she is too young. Quickly, the global news agencies analyzed that she'd have been 8 weeks into pregnancy while winning her 23rd grand slam in January this year - and that's the thing and passion about sport.

Sport One more win will see us safe, says Palace boss Allardyce
Author: 0 One more win will see us safe, says Palace boss Allardyce

However, The Eagles were level just before the break when Yohan Cabaye took the ball into the box on the right and played it into the back post for Benteke, who buried a shot into the back of the net. More worryingly, Manchester City and United are respectively two and three points behind Liverpool with two games in hand. "No doubt before this game Liverpool were in the driving seat for the top four", Carragher told Sky Sports .

Sport Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT
Author: 0 Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT

We seem to push back and forth, ” alternate captain Dion Phaneuf said. "Oh my goodness, I couldn't care less about history - history is different people at different times and different circumstances", said Boucher, "so it's all about us right now against the Bruins.

Author: 0 MacArthur goal 'one of the most special moments' for Senators coach

NOTES: Ottawa was 2 for 4 on power plays. With the trio of blue liners all out for the last game, though, it will certainly help Boston in game four to have another NHL-caliber body out on the ice. "Every time he's out there, guys have to know that he's there because he's one of those heat-seeking missiles that can you at any moment". "We have to think now and now is the things we did well yesterday and the things we want to make sure we do better".

Author: 0 Gareth Bale returns to start El Clasico

A win by Messi and Barcelona open up the title race and put the club back in the lead on the head-to-head tiebreaker. Replays show that he certainly had a strong case. The Argentina global had gone into Sunday's clash against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on 498 goals after his double in last weekend's Liga win over Real Sociedad.