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Sport Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match
Author: 0 Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

Despite fielding a weakened team, United were still able to call upon the services of experienced players such as Phil Jones , Chris Smalling , and Juan Mata so the defeat left United fans feeling dejected. But with a place in the final against either Ajax or Lyon now in sight, United stand to top up this season's earnings by €6.5m (£.5.5m) by winning the competition or €3.5m (£2.95m) if they end up as losing finalists.

Author: 0 What Happens To Kyle Lowry Now?

Not that you needed any more evidence that LeBron James is perhaps the most dominant force in National Basketball Association history, but if you did, him getting a player like Kyle Lowry-a good player! an All-Star!-to publicly throw up his hands while still in a playoff series against James and admit, "Yeah, nobody is touching this guy" is pretty convincing.

Sport Kyle Lowry 'Interested' in Playing For Sixers
Author: 0 Kyle Lowry 'Interested' in Playing For Sixers

So, Lowry, who also reportedly has at the very least some level of interest in playing for his hometown Sixers, will have to decide - does he really want to "play for a ring" next season, or does he want to play for his hometown? Many sources suggest that the Sixers may be interested in giving Lowry the big contract he is looking for.

Author: 0 Ranked Dustin Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different

When the dust settled, McGirt and Hughes headed the deepest field of the year at five-under-par 67 on a sizzling hot day at TPC Sawgrass. Day, who won the Players Championship by four shots a year ago, soared to five-under through 11 holes at the event considered golf's unofficial fifth major.

Sport Spurs' Leonard (ankle) expects to play in Game 6
Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard (ankle) expects to play in Game 6

Danny Green scored seven of his 16 points in overtime, including a go-ahead three-pointer and and-one play with 30 seconds left in the game. Game 1 of the West finals between San Antonio and Golden State is on Sunday. Due to the Rockets and Spurs losing significant pieces, the Warriors are most likely going to advance to the finals. Leonard is leading San Antonio with a 29.0 percent usage rate this postseason.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Man Utd season not a failure without Europa League triumph

The relief was as clear as the joy at the final whistle as United moved within a victory of the only major trophy to have eluded them in their success-laden history. "I think by you media, I think you have the right to say it", Mourinho told a news conference. Manchester United stumbled into the Europa League final after conceding a late goal in a tension-filled 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo that ended with both teams having a man sent off today.

Sport Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing
Author: 0 Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing

A repeat on Sunday, for either Verstappen or Ricciardo, would turn a disappointing start to the season around for the squad. "It was an incredible feeling once I passed the finish line", said Verstappen. The Maranello squad has hit the ground running with its 2017 auto, winning two of the first four races. Mercedes was first and second in both Barcelona Friday sessions, with Ferrari a second off in the morning and closing to within half a second later on.

Sport Wenger: Bellerin can thrive as wing-back
Author: 0 Wenger: Bellerin can thrive as wing-back

Their record in this fixture is poor as the hosts have proven a bogey team to the Gunners, who have often struggled to deal with the home side's physical approach. Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have the stomach to fight for a top-four Premier League finish as they prepare for Saturday's tricky trip to Stoke City.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli and co. will play in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will protect the stumps while Virat Kohli will lead the team. Having performed well in the last several innings, he has won hearts of everyone and his expectations of Indian fans have increased a lot. "Two years is a long period". Talking about his team, the Pakistan chief selector said that the side was a ideal blend of young and experienced players.

Sport NHL Burakovsky at the double as Caps down Penguins to tie series
Author: 0 NHL Burakovsky at the double as Caps down Penguins to tie series

He is the Penguins' most valuable piece, and apparently nobody on their bench saw that play and thought that maybe they should pull him off the ice for a few minutes to check him out and see if he was okay. Crosby clarified the chain of events Tuesday, following the team's practice, noting that he was attended to by the team trainer and then examined by the team doctor, who decided Crosby did not need to enter the protocol at the first intermission.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic in Madrid Open 2017 semi final

The Spaniard won 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 and will now meet Australia's Nick Kyrgios , who overcame Ryan Harrison of the United States 6-3, 6-3. "I can not promise to play or pull out right now". Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set. Croatian Borna Coric , conqueror of world number one Andy Murray in the third round, plays Dominic Thiem of Austria later on Friday with the victor meeting ...

Author: 0 Spain says several firms hit by cyberattacks

It said the attacks were carried out with a version of WannaCry ransomware that encrypted files and prompted a demand for money transfers to free up the system. "Ambulances are being diverted to neighbouring hospitals". "We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals", it said.

Author: 0 No surprise: Cavs advance with sweep

They watched the Cavaliers' regular season. Tyronn Lue , the Cavaliers coach, talked about that very thing the other day. Boy, is it ever. Former Beacon Journal beat writer Jason Lloyd, now with The Athletic , deemed the rotation of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love , Kyle Korver and Deron Williams the "shooterpalooza lineup".

Sport Seahawks DE Frank Clark takes aim at reporter over domestic violence article
Author: 0 Seahawks DE Frank Clark takes aim at reporter over domestic violence article

Clark also tweeted a direct apology to the reporter in a tweet posted later Wednesday evening. The feature did not mention Clark, who was drafted by Seattle despite his own domestic violence incident while at MI. But this week, Clark tweeted - then deleted - "People like you don't have long careers in your field. We gotta do better supporting these major issues we face in this world".

Sport The Big Bang Theory' Season 10 Finale: Sheldon Cheats On Amy
Author: 0 The Big Bang Theory' Season 10 Finale: Sheldon Cheats On Amy

Sheldon thinks that is ridiculous, she knows he has a girlfriend. She doesn't care that Sheldon is seeing Amy. We finally get the moment that we've waited all season for. You look back to where all seven of these characters started and how far they've come and it's really not just Sheldon - they've all grown in the most attractive ways.

Sport Barcelona blunder as Dani Alves fires Juventus to the brink of glory
Author: 0 Barcelona blunder as Dani Alves fires Juventus to the brink of glory

Their stern defence has been a cornerstone of their success so far this season and Bonucci believes former Barcelona man Alves deserves huge praise for his part. The Old Lady is the only European squad in race to win the treble this season and the performances of Dani Alves were crucial to help Juventus to reach the final as the Brazilian registered two assists and scored one goal in Juventus' aggregate 4-1 win over Monaco.

Sport Man United to play with Ajax in Europa League final
Author: 0 Man United to play with Ajax in Europa League final

The Europa League now remains their only chance for Europe's elite competition, now the Red Devils remain 90 minutes away from possibly winning the Europa League for the first time after Thursday's result. Had former Manchester City youngster Guidetti scored, United would have lost on away goals, but he made a terrible mess of the opportunity and United scraped through.

Author: 0 Diallo impressive at NBA Draft Combine

Durant said his advice to top players is to skip the NBA Draft Combine, which is going on this week. But Durant, who participated in the events 10 years ago, thinks prospects should stay home. Fultz will become one of those NBA players who you forget even played college basketball, but he was a Husky and he should go number one overall in the draft.

Sport Kawhi Leonard (ankle) expected to play Game 1 for Spurs
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard (ankle) expected to play Game 1 for Spurs

With the victory, the Spurs earn their shot at the Golden State Warriors, a Western Conference Finals matchup many anticipated last season before the Thunder disrupted those plans. Sure, Kawhi Leonard was out, and the two teams' last game in this building resulted in a 21-point blowout loss. Houston forward and former Badger Sam Dekker played 10 minutes, scoring six points on 2-6 shooting while grabbing two rebounds.

Author: 0 Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk

The multi-position star at MI was drafted in the first round. The welcome he has gotten from at least one media member has been less than friendly. Peppers is adamant that he does not take illegal recreational drugs. Lean is a drink made of promethazine with codeine, Sprite and Jolly Rancher candy. Molly is a form of MDMA . "I mean, people can say whatever they want to say", he continued.

Sport Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals
Author: 0 Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge applauds after a Houston Rockets turnover during the second half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Houston. Jonathon Simmons filled in nicely for Leonard, scoring 18 points and hounding the Rockets on defense. "Kawhi's out", Popovich told reporters about 90 minutes before tipoff.

Sport 17$ Million dollars record by Baahubali 2
Author: 0 17$ Million dollars record by Baahubali 2

The total Baahubali collections from its Hindi version is Rs 359.75 crore nett and that's incredible! Prbhas was one of the top actors in the Telegu industry till Baahubali happened, now he is a national phenomenon after the film's release.

Sport Browns can control 2018 draft with 5 of first 64 picks
Author: 0 Browns can control 2018 draft with 5 of first 64 picks

Every year there is new draft class with new risers and often 1-4 solid quarterback choices. Offensive lineman Sean Harlow broke the ice for the Beavers, when he was selected late in the fourth round at the #136 overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons.

Author: 0 Halep keeps Madrid Open defence on track

Unseeded Sevastova was playing her first semi-final at premier mandatory level, the grade immediately below grand slam tournaments. When she stepped up into the court and hit deep she invariably made Halep pay but in the first and third sets there were simply too many unforced errors to go with her winners.

Sport CR7's hat-trick helps Real Madrid dominate over Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 CR7's hat-trick helps Real Madrid dominate over Atletico Madrid

He scored 100 goals in the quarterfinal win over Bayern Munich. Ronaldo then smashed home from just inside the area and turned home Lucas Vazquez's cross in the final 20 minutes as Real continued its domination of Atletico having eliminated it in the Champions League for the past three seasons.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee

Harvey did go to the park on Sunday when he was scheduled to pitch, but was advised of the suspension at that time. The Mets are unwilling to reveal the reason for Harvey's brief suspension, with manager Terry Collins having very little to say.

Author: 0 Raiders Select Gareon Conley in 2017 NFL Draft amid Controversy

When the reported rape allegations went public, multiple National Football League teams were reportedly in constant contact with Conley's lawyers to obtain information about what really happened. Conley's attorney Kevin Spellacy told Cleveland.com that Conley will talk to police on Monday. The things being said about me and what happened that night are not true and don't fit my character at all.

Sport Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko
Author: 0 Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko

In addition to establishing himself as the world's leading heavyweight by defeating Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua answered so numerous questions surrounding his ability. American boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard described the encounter as an "an awesome fight, with two great fighters", adding, "Lot of heart by both fighters".

Sport Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final
Author: 0 Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final

Hugo Mallo's driven cross called Romero into action 24 seconds into the second half as Celta continued to threaten an away goal , but Henrikh Mkhitaryan - so key in this Europa League run - would have netted United's second was it not for Alvarez's reactions.

Author: 0 Asian C'ships: Grappler Harpreet fetches first medal for India

Jadhav arena in the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex on Wednesday. Gurpreet Singh was no match for his opponent as Yang simply took down the Indian and turned him over again and again to finish the match in no time. She had earlier won the qualification round by outplaying Seoyeon Jeong of Korea 5-1. In the women's category, Ritu Malik entered the medal match after she lost her semi-final match against Japan's Battsetseg Soronzonbold.

Sport Blue Jays' Liriano to DL with sore shoulder
Author: 0 Blue Jays' Liriano to DL with sore shoulder

Fans cheered his name when the lineups were announced before the game, then roared in approval at a video tribute prior to the first pitch. Predictably, the Jays inability to generate offence without so many of its prominent bats was exposed in another frustrating outing, as they managed just three hits off Indians starter Carlos Carrasco , who was spectacular.

Sport Mourinho takes digs at Wenger after first defeat
Author: 0 Mourinho takes digs at Wenger after first defeat

More accustomed to competing for Champions League titles, United are bidding to reach the final of Europe's second-tier competition for the first time in their history. "I think [Wayne] Rooney, [Michael] Carrick, [Ashley] Young are this group of English boys with a long time in the club [to have won titles] plus Mata [as part of another club] but most have not done it before".

Sport Arsene Wenger ready to bring back Hector Bellerin
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger ready to bring back Hector Bellerin

But while Wenger can not wait to say "told you so" to his critics Gunners defender Shkodran Mustafi is still concerned his team may have left it a little too late. However Watford are only two points beneath them at the moment - they're in 15th. "I'm the manager of Arsenal Football Club and, as long as I'm manager of Arsenal Football Club, I will decide what happens on the technical front, that's it", said Wenger (67) on the eve of Wednesday's league match at Southampton.

Author: 0 Lil B Offers To End James Harden Curse: "It's Time To Talk"

But the Spurs - the model franchise, the team that's been contending for championships for two decades across several eras - had other ideas, putting together their most complete game of the series, dismantling Houston , 114-75, in a game that was decided by halftime.

Author: 0 Koeman gives Barkley one week to decide future

When asked how long Barkley had, Koeman replied: "Still one week, time for him to decide". "We can't wait until the last moment, it's not good for the player and it's not good for the club". "He (Vermaelen) is a very good player, but let's not talk about the transfer market", the Watford boss said. Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Everton will win against Watford at home in the Premier League.

Sport Tennessee Titans accused of attacking man at Nashville bar
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans accused of attacking man at Nashville bar

Satterfield claimed that Davis' presence would cut into Sharpe's playing time. The lawsuit states that Satterfield was taken by ambulance to a local hospital after 911 was called, and he remained unconscious for more than 12 hours. The encounter happened at the Tin Roof in Nashville on April 27. Satterfield has requested a jury trial while Sharpe's agent denied the accusations and labeled them as a " classic shakedown attempt ".

Author: 0 Avery Bradley, Celtics slam Wizards in Game 5

Credit the Celtics' transition defense, vastly improved from Games 3 and 4, for shutting down Washington before it got rolling. Isaiah Thomas just got fined an absurd amount of money for telling a fan, "I will f*ck you up". Washington has used a few different defenders on Thomas, most of the time going with either Bradley Beal or Kelly Oubre Jr . Because even if they can't close things out Friday, they'll get to host Game 7 on Monday, an advantage they earned by finishing with the No.

Sport Former England worldwide expects goal fest when Man City take on Leicester
Author: 0 Former England worldwide expects goal fest when Man City take on Leicester

Gareth Southgate's men face Scotland in a World Cup qualifier on June 10 and France in a friendly three days later, making Drinkwater touch and go. "He had a scan and it is a grade one (strain)". Wes Morgan is also out as he has failed to recover from the hamstring injury which has forced him to miss the last three games. "He was the same Riyad today - smiling, enjoying training.

Sport Former Ravens player killed in motorcycle accident
Author: 0 Former Ravens player killed in motorcycle accident

ABC2News.com additionally reported that the impact was so severe that Jackson's motorcycle penetrated through the driver's side, killing the driver, Destiny Alexus Gordon , as well. It was a stellar career for a sixth-round pick (1991) out of Southern Mississippi. He set career highs in receptions (76), yards (1,201) and TDs (14) in that season year as a Raven.

Sport Yaya Toure sees Manchester power balance tilting firmly in favour of City
Author: 0 Yaya Toure sees Manchester power balance tilting firmly in favour of City

In his first season at Old Trafford , Mourinho has won the League Cup and could still finish in the top four. Yet it is a result that does little to boost either side's hopes of finishing in the top four and securing a place in next season's Champions League, with City remaining one point and one position clear of fifth-placed United.

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns trade up to select Houston CB Howard Wilson

What did you think of the first-round of the 2017 NFL Draft? Doing so will be a bannable offense. Seattle entered the draft with four Day 2 picks and acquired two more Thursday after a pair of trade downs out of the first round. Philadelphia Eagles: The host-team cleaned up on the final day of picks, using five selections from the 4th to 6th rounds, to add an influx of youth to a retooling Eagles roster.

Sport Arsenal breathe new life into top-four hopes with Southampton win
Author: 0 Arsenal breathe new life into top-four hopes with Southampton win

Wenger also praised the character shown by his team. "Look, he's a player who has a fantastic mentality", Wenger said. "We were dynamic, quick going forward, well organised". Wenger could include vice-captain Koscielny at the bet365 Stadium, although a solid showing between Rob Holding, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal in the defensive three last time out might prompt further rest for the Frenchman.

Author: 0 A look back at Spurs' Simmons journey to National Basketball Association

Harden's sensationalism continued into the postseason, where he led the Rockets past his MVP competitor Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round. Even Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was speechless on Houston's blowout loss. "We just took control of the pace offensively and played really solid defence".

Sport Fiancee: Aaron Hernandez thought he was going to be freed
Author: 0 Fiancee: Aaron Hernandez thought he was going to be freed

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, is still not convinced that the former National Football League star took his own life in prison last month. The show's host, Dr. Phillip McGraw told NBC's "Today" show on Friday that Jenkins-Hernandez does not believe the former New England Patriots player killed himself , despite the evidence.

Sport Questionable for Game 6
Author: 0 Questionable for Game 6

San Antonio is heading to the Western Conference finals for the 13th time thanks to a player who has never been there. "We still have an opportunity in Game 6 to go home and protect home court and bring it back (to San Antonio ) for Game 7".

Author: 0 'King Arthur' director says David Beckham 'great on screen'

Hunnam also chatted about his habit of stealing props from the productions he works on, admitting he took a motorbike from the set of Sons of Anarchy . "Not sure if Posh should dust off the Oscars dress just yet after seeing King Arthur trailer", teased Ossie Ikeogu. The Empire review called Beckham's appearance a "misguided, fist-biter of a performance - nearly impressive when you consider it features a man who's actually from Leytonstone playing an unconvincing Cockney - and the fact ...

Author: 0 Hamilton fastest as Mercedes step up the pace

Max Verstappen ended up just a tenth back of the German in his upgraded RB13, with Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo a further four tenths down in sixth. "I didn't feel as if I was always captain on board - sometimes somebody else is steering my ship but I hope tomorrow, whoever that was, they disappear".

Sport IPL: Pune eye play-off spot against Delhi (Lead Preview)
Author: 0 IPL: Pune eye play-off spot against Delhi (Lead Preview)

Nair and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant (36) then steadied the ship with a 74-run third wicket stand as the right-left combo took the attack to the opposition in no time . Finch's 92-run fourth wicket stand with wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik (40) helped the Lions recover after losing the early wickets of opener Smith (8), Raina (6) and Ishan Kishan (34).