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Author: 0 Marcelo saves Real Madrid after Ronaldo misses penalty

Real Madrid needed another late victor to edge closer to the La Liga title as Marcelo was the hero in a 2-1 home victory over Valencia on Saturday. It was soon 2-0 when midfielder Saul headed in from a corner after 17 minutes, with Gameiro adding a third nearly immediately from the restart following a break down the right.

Sport Ravens get defensive in draft, select Alabama CB Humphrey
Author: 0 Ravens get defensive in draft, select Alabama CB Humphrey

On a U-M team loaded with National Football League talent, he was the Wolverines' defensive lineman of the year, becoming an All-Big Ten first-team last season with six sacks and nine tackles for loss. Williams had nine sacks in 2016 and 10 1/2 in 2015. Humphrey's top-16 selection surpassed Hoover's former highest draft pick. The 6-foot-2, 197-pounder met with the Baltimore media at the team complex late Friday afternoon.

Author: 0 Slaven Bilic admits he wants Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge after Stoke cameo

And though he insisted he was pleased with his team's display in the Potteries - Bilić still does not feel the London club's Premier League status is totally secure. Well, as we go into the match at Stoke , the lady concerned is still silent. "Then you go "okay, that's one" but in the second-half when he pulled out three saves in the space of 10 seconds or whatever, great".

Author: 0 Bottas wins first ever F1 race

After a six-minute stoppage, Bottas was sharpest at the re-start when the Safety Car pulled in and he dominated, pulling 3.1 seconds clear of Vettel by lap 10 as Hamilton, back in fourth, struggled with intermittent power and over-heating problems.

Author: 0 Nadal to vie for 10th Barcelona Open crown

Zeballos earned two break points in the fourth game of the second set but 14-time grand-slam victor Nadal recovered to hold his serve and wrapped up his victory in 94 minutes, setting up a re-match with Dominic Thiem on Sunday (today). Thiem earned a game point with an error from Murray but the Brit pushed through to deuce with some aggressive play. Things were more straightforward for Nadal after that, with Thiem rescuing three break points in his opening service game of the second before ...

Author: 0 Rangers Hope to Generate More Offensively Starting in Game 2

I still think he hasn't been 100% since he got hit by Jacob Trouba in February, as he hasn't looked comfortable or dominant for many stretches. "The more pucks he sees the easier it's going to be". Jean-Gabriel Pageau burst on the scene late in the 2012-13 season and scored four goals in the playoffs, including a memorable hat trick against the Montreal Canadiens in the first round.

Sport Poulter keeps tour card after rule change
Author: 0 Poulter keeps tour card after rule change

In the end, the Englishman came up $30,624 or 63.654 FedEx Cup points shy of the $347,634 or 218.42 FedEx Cup points he was required by the Tour to earn to fulfill the major medical extension. Having missed 2014-15 with a back injury, he had 14 available starts this season to earn $461,851 or secure 309 FedEx Cup points. "He had not qualified through either list (he had 155 FedExCup points and $317,010 in earnings), and his final start via Medical Extension was a missed cut at the Valero ...

Sport Gimenez set to miss Champions League semi-final
Author: 0 Gimenez set to miss Champions League semi-final

The 26-year-old Griezmann will be looking for redemption after missing a penalty kick in regulation of last year's final against Madrid, when Atletico eventually lost in a penalty shootout. The Slovenian goalkeeper will have to be at his best to stop Madrid's high-scoring attack led by Cristiano Ronaldo . Gimenez has filled in at right-back in the absence of Juanfran and Sime Vrsaljko, neither of whom are expected to be available for Tuesday's match.

Author: 0 Hogg selected for Lions' squad in NZ

One month after England were crowned RBS 6 Nations champions for a second successive year, they were rewarded by supplying the largest portion of the Lions squad numbering 16 players. Borthwick, now an assistant to Gatland, suffered a similar fate when, as the then-England skipper, he too was omitted from the combined side's squad for their 2009 tour of South Africa.

Sport Hazard & Costa Restore Chelsea's Seven-Point Lead At The Top
Author: 0 Hazard & Costa Restore Chelsea's Seven-Point Lead At The Top

He scored two very lovely goals, good combination and technique between him and his team-mates". "But, for me, I've always said I've been pleased with his commitment, his work for the team". Costa returned to the Chelsea first XI tonight after being dropped to the bench for the 4-2 FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham on Saturday. Southampton midfielder Oriel Romeu is available to face his former side after completing a two-match ban.

Sport Mixed emotions for Mauricio Pochettino after Tottenham match Chelsea result
Author: 0 Mixed emotions for Mauricio Pochettino after Tottenham match Chelsea result

Manager Mauricio Pochettino's hopes of overhauling Chelsea's four-point lead at the top of the league are fading after the leaders beat Everton 3-0 on Sunday. Back in December, Arsenal fans were still counting down to St. Totteringham's Day, the day they coined to celebrate the point in the season Tottenham can not catch them.

Author: 0 London Marathon: Keitany and Wanjiru make it a memorable day for Kenya

FARNHAM COMMON: A mother-of-five from Christmas Lane is hoping to raise a total of £10,000 for the Epilepsy Society when she takes on the London Marathon . "Of course, in a marathon anything can happen, but I can say I am ready and full of confidence". "Who knows? Steve Redgrave has the most famous quote: "If anyone sees me near a boat you have permission to shoot me" - and he went and won another Olympic gold", said Brasher.

Sport Hawks roller coaster season ends with Game 6 loss
Author: 0 Hawks roller coaster season ends with Game 6 loss

Gortat will give Horford another physical test. Horford has always yearned to swing over to power forward , and circumstances throughout his career have prevented that move. NOTES: Celtics G Isaiah Thomas was scheduled to leave for Seattle after Friday's game for his sister's funeral, which will be held on Saturday.

Author: 0 'Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea', jokes Manchester United boss

The arduous season, which has also seen United reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and win the League Cup, has taken its toll on the team physically. If one was to go by Jose Mourinho's last few press interactions one would think Manchester United , one of the biggest clubs in the world, has no medical department.

Author: 0 Chelsea beats Everton to close in on Premier League title

A lovely, long-range strike from Pedro, a Gary Cahill tap-in and a neatly worked goal from substitute Willian secured three points in the trickiest test in Chelsea's title run-in. It is a great win. "If we donâ?Tt win against Middlesbrough (on May 8) you lose this great win", he said. The interplay between Ross Barkley, Enner Valencia and Lukaku was next to nil, leaving the former Chelsea frontman isolated for most parts of the game.

Author: 0 Joshua bans mom from watching Klitschko fight

Fury is completely different to me. The 27-year-old Joshua, who is unbeaten in 18 bouts since turning professional in 2013, said he is not concerned about the punishment he could take in the ring because of his high-intensity training program.

Author: 0 John Higgins takes surprise four-frame lead over Mark Selby

But records show that no player has come back to win from a first-session deficit as wide as 6-2 to take the title since that famous Taylor fightback. However, the 38-year-old can't afford to produce the same kind of display he produced against Maguire, despite winning the final four frames. But it is a more confident Higgins this year, and the 41-year-old is convinced he can land another championship.

Author: 0 F1: Valterri Bottas pips Ferrari duo to Russian GP title

Valtteri Bottas held his nerve to claim the first victory of his Formula One career as a frustrated Lewis Hamilton finished only fourth at the Russian Grand Prix. The Ferraris started from the front row today, with Vettel in P1 and Raikkonen in P2, first front row lockout by Ferrari since 2008. Ferrari knew they wouldn't be able to leapfrog Bottas with the pit stop.

Sport Stephen Hendry sees himself in finalist Mark Selby
Author: 0 Stephen Hendry sees himself in finalist Mark Selby

Higgins remains locked in battle with world No1 and defending champion Mark Selby , and the victor will smash Stephen Hendry's season's prize-money record of £740,000. "I could not understand why the second tip was in my case and it was so ideal on my cue but as soon as I got out into the Crucible I understood why it was in my case, it was just a awful tip", he said.

Sport Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal
Author: 0 Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

After an open first half Chelsea became more dominant in midfield following the interval, eventually breaking Everton's resolve through a moment of genius from Pedro 24 minutes from time. Manchester City's Sergio Aguero scores his side's first goal of the game against Middlesbrough, from the penalty spot during their English Premier League soccer match at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough , England, Sunday April 30, 2017.

Author: 0 Costa scores twice as Chelsea stretch lead to seven points

Spurs must now quickly turn their attention back to the Premier League - where they trail Chelsea by four points with six matches remaining - as they face a tough trip to Crystal Palace tonight, but midfielder Eriksen, who made both their goals at Wembley, is confident that they will bounce back strongly.

Author: 0 Klitschko sees Joshua as 'vulnerable' despite dramatic Wembley loss

Klitschko was already coming off a tough loss when he entered the ring, a twelve round decision that he dropped to Tyson Fury in a major upset in November 2015. Wladimir Klitschko will take time to consider his future in boxing but revealed he will only fight again for a rematch with Anthony Joshua . After the drama of the 5th and 6th, the fight then settled back into a close boxing match for the next four rounds, with honours fairly even.

Author: 0 Ikeme, Tuface Salute Joshua On Stunning Victory Over Klitschko

The epic bout saw the world and his wife, from film stars to other top athletes, chip in with their congratulations. His powerful right uppercuts featured in all three of the knockdowns but the fight was close at the time of the stoppage: one judge had it 95-93 to Klitschko, while the other two scored it 96-93, 95-93 for Joshua.

Author: 0 Celtics, Wizards' History Should Make For Exciting Second-Round Series

He nailed three 3-pointers and the Celtics hit 16 of 39 from long range. But meet another active rebounder who is capable of giving the Celtics fits, especially when matched on the glass against the smaller Crowder. I think Dwight Howard steps up at home to help limit the damage that Wall does with his ability to penetrate and get in the lane. "It's playoff time ", Beal told reporters.

Sport Late goal by Messi gives Barcelona dramatic win over Madrid
Author: 0 Late goal by Messi gives Barcelona dramatic win over Madrid

But I have nothing to reproach my players". For Ronaldo and Messi it of course brings about an added degree of intensity to the game, with each player aiming to be the difference on one of the biggest days in the football calendar. "It's very nice for Leo and it's nice for everyone associated with Barcelona ". It was then Messi who put Barca in the lead in the second-half but the joy was shortlived as Ronaldo equalised six minute later to secure a 2-2 draw for Real at the Nou Camp.

Sport Miami Dolphins take Taylor in sixth round of NFL Draft
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins take Taylor in sixth round of NFL Draft

Miami took Cross in the '88 draft, and Cross, a Pro Bowler just two years later in 1990, tallied 59 ½ sacks over eight seasons with the team. "His ability to disrupt off the snap with quickness and strength gives him a chance to get a foot in the door as a rotational tackle".

Author: 0 Warriors sweep away Blazers

The Warriors were also without Kevin Durant in Game 3, but that didn't even slow the team down, as Steph Curry and Klay Thompson took over the game and there was really nothing that Portland could do to stop them. Next up for the Warriors is the victor of the Utah Jazz-Los Angeles Clippers series. It may seem like a small window of time but a lot can happen in just six minutes.

Sport Lewis Hamilton: It's painful when you mess up
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: It's painful when you mess up

But it wasn't just Hamilton's sully moves and subsequent penalty that won it for Vettel, it was also Ferrari's clever, and early, first stop when Vettel was caught in a train of cars, with the rest of the train pitting a bit later under the safety auto.

Author: 0 Thomas' 33, Celtics' 3s too much for Wizards in 123-111 win

Avery Bradley had 18 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals. They also covered the spread in four straight games in the series. Regular season series: Tied 2-2. -Boston tried to go to Amir Johnson to give them another dimension but he didn't last long. It was no close, or back and forth game either. Paul couldn't muster any of his fourth-quarter magic, either.

Sport Arsene Wenger: 'We do not compare ourselves to Tottenham Hotspur'
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: 'We do not compare ourselves to Tottenham Hotspur'

Kane goes over, wins the penalty and ends the game. The leaders do not play until next Monday and, although Conte's side will expect to beat second-bottom Middlesbrough, their visitors are desperate for points and can see a way out of the relegation mire after recent improved performances.

Author: 0 Chelsea edges closer to Premier League title as Pedro belter thwarts Everton

England worldwide Kane found the bottom corner with aplomb, leaving goalkeeper Petr Cech motionless in between the sticks to earn a 2-0 victory. The Sunday World back page exclusive confirms Costa is set to quit Chelsea at the end of this season as he eyes up a mega money move to China, with their transfer window set to open in mid-June.

Sport NFL Draft: Day 1 Thoughts
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Day 1 Thoughts

After months of speculation, it became more clear in the hours leading up to the NFL Draft who would be the No. 1 overall pick. Cleveland is the first team since the Minnesota Vikings in 2013 to make three picks in the first round of the draft .

Author: 0 The cameraman's reaction when Anthony Joshua won was priceless

The 27-year-old put the experienced 41-year-old former world heavyweight champ on the canvas twice in the 11th round, and a series of heavy blows with Joshua's final lefty before the referee interfered to declare the technical knock-out. I enjoy fighting. I love fighting. WBC champion Deontay Wilder was ringside on Saturday night and the American said he would relish a unification fight with Joshua.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: Who did the Browns pick?

North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky , left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Chicago Bears during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft , Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia . On his versatility: "Whatever coach [Hue] Jackson's plan is, I'm going to attack 110 percent. Now, it's time to put in that work so I can be prepared to go against the best ".

Author: 0 Steelers Select LS Colin Holba in the Sixth Round

The Watt brother who does play offense regularly is Chargers fullback Derek, but he'll be on the field against the Jets on Christmas Eve and isn't scheduled to face either of his brothers during the 2017 season. Watt and his brother J.J., a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year as a defensive end for the Houston Texans, are the only two Badgers defensive players to be taken in Round 1 over the past 12 years.

Sport National Football League draft begins in Philadelphia; Browns claim Garrett; Bears claim Trubisky
Author: 0 National Football League draft begins in Philadelphia; Browns claim Garrett; Bears claim Trubisky

That pick was at the center of Cleveland's biggest of four trades over the past three days, as the Browns moved from No. 12 to No. 25 in a deal with the Texans that netted Houston's 2018 first-round pick. 1 overall since Jadeveon Clowney in 2014. "I just don't want to be average around here, I want to be great". With one playoff appearance since re-entering the league back in 1999, the Browns remain a laughingstock.

Author: 0 Liverpool fans urge Klopp to sign Champions League goal machine

Barcelona had overcome a 4-0 first leg deficit against French club Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16 with a dramatic 6-1 win back on home soil. Early goals from Kylian Mbappe and Radamel Falcao killed off any Dortmund resistance before Marco Reus and Valere Germain traded second-half goals in the Principality.

Author: 0 Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

Pochettino knows his club's fans are pleased to have secured a finish above Arsenal, but the Spurs boss says he is focused on his men battling Chelsea for the Premier League title; Spurs are four points behind Chelsea . "Yes, overall they deserved the win". With the loss, Arsenal remain in 6th position with 50 points, albeit with a game in hand. "We obviously wanted to finish the last north London derby here on a high note and we did that".

Author: 0 Mark Selby vs John Higgins

The semi-final involving Selby and Ding is scheduled to finish this afternoon, with Higgins and Hawkins due to contest morning and evening sessions . He is through to his third world final in four years. "I need to play at the top of my game to get past him - he has got all of the experience here, a four-time victor and he is just a class player".

Sport Lennox Lewis tells Anthony Joshua he should fight in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Lennox Lewis tells Anthony Joshua he should fight in Las Vegas

The British boxer has also told her to stay away from the TV, she will be informed of the victor via phone call. Wilder rates Klitschko as a "good lad", having been his sparring partner in the past, but the American now wants to emulate him and become the undisputed heavyweight world champion.

Sport 25 games unbeaten but Manchester United drop points again
Author: 0 25 games unbeaten but Manchester United drop points again

Mourinho's injury problems also heightened after both Eric Bailly and Luke Shaw were forced off during the game. "We've come off a rough spell where we didn't play well, particularly against Watford and West Ham", said Clement . "We had a good result last week against Stoke (a 2-0 home win, their first victory in seven matches) and going into that we hadn't been playing well, we weren't picking up points".

Sport Chicago Bears deal again, take D-II TE Adam Shaheen
Author: 0 Chicago Bears deal again, take D-II TE Adam Shaheen

With the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft underway, and the Cleveland Browns selected Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett No. One negative is that Shaheen's selection prevented Chicago from attempting to further upgrade a defense that intercepted only eight passes in 2016, but Pace said he went strictly by the book: draft the best available player, period.

Author: 0 Edmonton Oilers Drop Game 3 in Rough 6-3 Loss

McDavid has one assist in two games and Randy Carlyle's boys lost both of them in front of their own fans. After Nashville and Edmonton took their second-round series openers in remarkably similar fashion, St. The Oilers revved the engine in the second period, scoring just 1:28 in. After skating freely into the slot and converting a pass from Draisaitl with 11:57 left, he added the victor seven minutes later when he skated behind the net and cleverly threw it in front.

Author: 0 Washington backup Jason Smith cleared to play vs. Hawks

All the pressure right now seems to be on Atlanta after the Hawks dropped Game 5 in Washington Wednesday and stare at a 3-2 deficit in their opening playoff series against the Wizards. Washington's lead was cut to just three points after Atlanta guard Jose Calderon hit a three-pointer with nine minutes left. Wall will attract plenty of defensive attention, but Boston will have to find ways to recover for help on Beal (22.0 points, 47.8 percent 3-point shooting) and Otto Porter (17.0 points, ...

Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho thanks Louis Van Gaal for team's spirit

Marcus Rashford looked exhausted the entire game and Mourinho is likely to rest the forward, keeping in mind the Europa League semi-final tie against Celta Vigo in the midweek. "I'm also training hard in the gym so I can be an option also". The 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Thursday encapsulated the second half of its season.

Author: 0 Too much, too soon? - Lampard questions Guardiola´s demands at Man City

Mourinho will also be without Belgium worldwide Marouane Fellaini, who starts a three-match suspension, after his red card for head-butting Sergio Aguero in the midweek goalless derby draw away to Manchester City. However, a phone call from Jose Mourinho changed the 23-year-old's mind, and he eventually joined United for a reported fee of £30 million (R514 million).

Sport Fans hope No. 1 draft pick Garrett helps Browns
Author: 0 Fans hope No. 1 draft pick Garrett helps Browns

The L.A. Rams did not have a first-round pick, having traded it a year ago to Tennessee for the top pick, which L.A. used to select quarterback Jared Goff. Now you know. You know what the path is and all the hard work is just getting started. "I just have initial ability to take the ball out of the air".

Sport Orioles beat Sox, keep on rolling
Author: 0 Orioles beat Sox, keep on rolling

Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes was ejected in the eighth inning Sunday when his pitch sailed past the head of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado . You get taken out on a double play. Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez (1-1) allowed one hit over six innings, walking five and striking out seven.

Sport Boston Bruins Lines and Pairings Against Ottawa Senators Game 3
Author: 0 Boston Bruins Lines and Pairings Against Ottawa Senators Game 3

He still has the vision - he was crucial in the OT victor in Game 2. They closed the gap to one at 5:28 when Wideman's wrist shot from the point snuck past a lineup of players and beat Rask on the glove side. The Bruins increased their lead at 16:01 on a power play when Bergeron deflected a David Pastrnak shot past Anderson's glove. Senators take Game 3 .

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