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Author: 0 Coutinho is Liverpool's Hazard, says Mignolet

SLAVEN BILIC couldn't hide his disappointment after his West Ham United side crashed to a 4-0 Premier League defeat at the hands of a rampant Liverpool side at the London Stadium . Simon Mignolet has called on Philippe Coutinho to continue thriving in a deeper role after the Brazil worldwide produced a man-of-the-match display against West Ham United from central midfield on the weekend.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho sends honest message to Man United fans

When I analyse, I don't think that way but if I was in your chair, maybe. But if I was on your side, in your chair, it makes (sense). "It's so important for us, as Champions League qualification is nearly impossible through the league". "It's a la carte, and trying to have people be the best they can be". "And at the end of the day, I was playing and I was scoring a goal as well".

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in straight sets to reach Madrid final

Nadal has now equalled Novak Djokovic's record of most Masters 1000 titles won, having picked up his 30th crown at that level on Sunday. In the head-to-head record between the two Madrid Open finalists, Nadal has won three out of the four matches against Thiem with Nadal's latest win coming in the finals of the Barcelona Open.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins Spanish GP

As the Mercedes driver tried to go around the outside of Turn 1, the German squeezed him, causing their tyres to touch. "We just had a very close battle today and if it had gone a different direction, it would have been different between us", said Hamilton, who went wheel-to-wheel with the German after Vettel's final pitstop and sounded breathless at times .

Author: 0 Alonso hit by Honda failure on FP1 outlap

Alonso has yet to finish a race in 2017 and despite new upgrades for the Spanish Grand Prox he was only able to complete two corners in Barcelona before his vehicle failed again. And then you hope to learn by whatever caused the failure which I don't know yet. But that is what Fridays are for. "But the race is tomorrow - they don't give points on Saturday, so we need to prepare a good strategy, a good start tomorrow and execute it well and take some points".

Author: 0 Coetzee - It Doesn't Matter Who Boks Draw At RWC

The remainder of Pool A is made up of the qualifers from Europe 1 possibly Romania and the victor of the Play-off between Oceania 3 and Americas 3. Jones' men are ranked second in the world, while an improving France side are now sixth and Argentina , twice semifinalists, are ninth.

Author: 0 Russia's Sharapova denied wildcard for French Open

Announcing the decision on a live Facebook broadcast Tuesday, French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli said he told Sharapova in person that it was not possible. However, the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on October 4, 2016 to cut her suspension term from 24 to 15 months. It is a courageous and principled decision, which will upset some fans and broadcasters.

Author: 0 Chelsea fans agree with Carragher: Cahill could be weak link

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher have picked their teams of the season with some big talking points . We've spoken about the season Cesar Azpilicueta and David Luiz have had and one of the Tottenham centre-backs had to be in it. "One of the players of the season, forget his age, he's been outstanding this season". "I went for Danny Rose at left-back". "I've gone for De Bruyne because his quality in a wide position is far and above anyone in the league".

Sport Steve Kerr delivered a motivational halftime speech in the Warriors locker room
Author: 0 Steve Kerr delivered a motivational halftime speech in the Warriors locker room

Right?" Kerr told the players. "The more he can be around, the more he can address the team, the more he can participate in practice and film sessions, we love it", said acting head coach Mike Brown. It is a good sign to see him back with the team, even if it is in the locker room. "For me it's a little different because I hear his voice a couple times a day", Brown said.

Sport Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee
Author: 0 Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

AUSTRALIAN Patty Mills said he was not anxious about getting injured in the same way as San Antonio teammate Kawhi Leonard as the Spurs face up to Golden State Warriors in the second game of the NBA Western Conference Final series. "We can't ease into the game", Brown said of his ailing boss' address to the team in the locker room before the game. "He can't be timid". He turned down shots.

Author: 0 No French Open wildcard for Sharapova

Three tournaments into her return from a 15-month doping ban, Maria Sharapova has already gained enough rankings points to enter qualifying for Wimbledon. Sharapova faces a battle to raise her ranking enough to qualify for the grass court Grand Slam by right and spare organisers the dilemma of whether to award her a wildcard into the main draw.

Author: 0 Cavaliers to face Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 of their series Monday night in Boston to advance. WinnersView.com brings stories and statistics together to make you smarter about the sports and games you love. "We know it's going to be tough but, at this point, anything can happen, we really believe that". "The only thing that matters is getting a win". After registering a big fat goose egg scoring in Game 6, Porter bounced back nicely with 20 points on 6-for-10 ...

Sport Celtics hold pole position for National Basketball Association draft lottery
Author: 0 Celtics hold pole position for National Basketball Association draft lottery

Fultz is the presumptive number one overall pick at this stage in the pre-draft process with a seemingly NBA-ready ability to put the ball in the hoop. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Steve Nash are gone, though on Tuesday they won't be forgotten. The lottery always carries with it a certain sense of whimsy, as if anyone could be prince for a day, and teams that have banked so much on the outcome of this absurd process wind up struggling to accept how things didn't go their way.

Sport LeGarrette Blount, Eagles sign contract
Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount, Eagles sign contract

The 6-0, 250-pound Blount joins a backfield with veterans Ryan Mathews, Wendell Smallwood, and Darren Sproles along with rookies Donnel Pumphrey and Corey Clement. Yet last week, the team placed a tender on him which would include Blount in the NFL's compensatory pick formula, a stipulation which made him somewhat less attractive on the free-agent market.

Author: 0 Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Gregg Popovich's time will be spent working to get his San Antonio Spurs to wake up, before it's too late. "The two-step lead with your foot closeout is not appropriate", Popovich told reporters . "All I care is what I saw". Van Gundy: No, I'm just saying you got brownies. Warriors acting coach Mike Brown, a former assistant to Popovich, said that he believes his old mentor was just protecting his players and pointed to a play that came shortly after where San Antonio's LaMarcus ...

Author: 0 Pat Cash would not hand Maria Sharapova a wildcard entry for Wimbledon

However, WTA chief Simon insists the FFT are not in a position to hand Sharapova further punishment. She has complied with the sanction imposed by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS). "I know the media dimension Maria has, I know the expectation fans and broadcasters have, but it didn't seem possible for me to go above the strong commitment and the respect for the anti-doping code".

Author: 0 Mourinho: Man United Don't Want To Play EPL Games

English Premier League football club Manchester United raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast for 2016-17 as it prepares for the Europa League final next week. "If we go on and finish the season strongly and get ourselves in that eighth position, then we can look back at it and say it's been an OK season", said the Northern Irish midfielder.

Sport Almost arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2
Author: 0 Almost arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

The Spurs had a legitimate chance to pick up a Game 1 victory with Leonard on the floor the other day, but it all fell apart when he went down with the ankle injury. The Warriors never trailed in Game 2 . Kawhi Leonard sprained his left ankle for the second time during Game 1 and third time in six days. The Spurs are one of those organizations that seem to step up without their star player, but most people within the San Antonio organization will probably say they'd prefer to just ...

Sport Tony Parker expected to miss remainder of season with leg injury
Author: 0 Tony Parker expected to miss remainder of season with leg injury

He rose to his feet but was unable to put any pressure on his left leg, so he was carried off the court by rookie guard Dejounte Murray and center Dewayne Dedmon . "That is when we got anxious". Asked if he had spoken to Parker after the game, Mills replied: "Gave him a hug". After Tony Parker , 34, failed to score on a teardrop shot, he landed awkwardly on his left leg and immediately collapsed to the floor.

Author: 0 Wizards F Oubre suspeneded for one game

Down 2-0 to the Boston Celtics, the Wizards took advantage from the very tip on their home floor and took home the victory, 116-89. The Washington Wizards will play without Kelly Oubre after the forward was suspended for Sunday's matchup against the Boston Celtics .

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Author: 0 NHL: "Anaheim" equalized in the series with "Nashville"

Now, we've all seen plenty of goals go for naught in this era of goalie interference, sure. Well, that's up for debate. The Anaheim Ducks have evened the NHL's Western Conference finals at a game apiece by erasing deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 in a 5-3 verdict over the visiting Nashville Predators.

Sport Spurs' Kawhi Leonard, Warriors' Andre Iguodala out for Game 2
Author: 0 Spurs' Kawhi Leonard, Warriors' Andre Iguodala out for Game 2

Leonard left the game after he stepped on the foot of Warriors center Zaza Pachulia following a jumper. Pachulia took exception with Popovich's assessment of his play. TM and © Copyright 2017 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard feels the pain of injury after a foot collision with Warriors centre Zaza Pachulia.

Author: 0 Sharapova denied French Open wildcard

Sharapova and Lucic-Baroni have met on two occasions prior to their match tonight with Sharapova winning one of those matches recently at the Madrid Open. "But once I did, I felt like I took care of the second set quite well". " We did not want to treat Maria Sharapova differently". Maria won twice here, but we have a huge responsibility.

Sport Real, Barca head for final-day showdown
Author: 0 Real, Barca head for final-day showdown

Undoubtedly the player Real Madrid will really miss most is Nacho . Zidane implemented a rotation policy recently to keep his star players fit for the Champions League where they have reached the final - and the La Liga title race. Real Madrid also fulfilled their part of the bargain with a 4-1 win at home to Sevilla . "I don't know what he'll do next year because I'm only thinking about this game, and he won't play because he's bothered by pain in his ribs".

Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur defeat Manchester United 2-1, secure runners-up spot

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney plays down the significance of the final game at White Hart Lane, but admits that his side underperformed in their 2-1 defeat. "We've been third and second so hopefully we can be first next year". Manchester United mathematically confirmed their absence from the Premier League top four after losing 2-1 against Tottenham at the weekend.

Sport The New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2
Author: 0 The New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2

Derek Jeter had his night at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, but a couple of CT natives, now playing for Houston, helped spoil the celebration. "And I'll be eternally grateful to be part of the Yankees family". He was also a 14-time All-Star, won five Gold Gloves, was named the World Series MVP in 2000 and AL Rookie of the Year in 2016. During the ceremony Jeter took the opportunity to say just how thankful he is for the exeprience, saying that he would not want to be anyone else.

Author: 0 The Nuggets will pick 13th in this summer's NBA Draft

Which of these teams will end up with the No. 1 pick in June's National Basketball Association draft, and who will be the top player selected? A smiling Ainge met with reporters a short time after Boston's envelope was the final one revealed at the draft lottery in NY.

Author: 0 Yaya Toure still waiting for Man City contract amid 'very interesting' offers

I appreciate playing and age is only just a number. Guardiola says he has plans in place but will not inform the players themselves until after the last game of the campaign against Watford . "Hopefully United can focus on the Europa League and forget a little bit about the Premier League and then next season we can have five English teams in the Champions League, which would be unbelievable".

Author: 0 Preds Rally Past Ducks 2-1, Reclaim Series Lead

Home ice advantage was lost for the Ducks with Nashville's overtime victor in game one. The Ducks have gotten production from a variety of players in the first two games. "It gives us that extra boost and that extra energy that we needed". "I think the guys will be fine", he said. "We got better as the game went on".

Author: 0 Wenger hails striking options at Arsenal

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud , left, celebrates scoring his side's second goal with Aaron Ramsey during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's stadium in Southampton , England, Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Sport Steal of home helps Diamondbacks sink reeling Mets, 5-4
Author: 0 Steal of home helps Diamondbacks sink reeling Mets, 5-4

Zero. Zippo", Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said. He allowed a two-run single to Gregor Blanco and a two-out RBI single to Chris Owings, and the Diamondbacks added another run when the Mets botched a rundown play. Lovullo said it was safe to say Godley had earned another start. It was blind luck. Three of the losses came in Milwaukee, including a game in which the Mets coughed up a six-run lead (the club's biggest lost lead since 1995), capped by Addison Reed allowing a go-ahead three-run ...

Sport Forget 'girl power' - Beth Mowins has the goods, period
Author: 0 Forget 'girl power' - Beth Mowins has the goods, period

Mowins is hardly a newcomer to football, as she's been calling college games for years on ESPN and has done various play-by-play for the network since 1994. Sierens retired in 2015 after a career as a news anchor in Tampa, Fla. The press release contains no quotes from Ryan, a lifelong coach who joined ESPN after being fired following two seasons in Buffalo.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Sweep the Raptors to Advance to the Eastern Conference Finals

The Cavs swept the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs, as well. Once again I'm part of a team that's been able to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. If Boston wins, the Celtics will have home court advantage. Cory Joseph left everything on the floor on Sunday, his second game starting in place of the injured Kyle Lowry.

Author: 0 Guy Boucher: Senators sat back in Game 2 of ECF

None, again, went past him. "We couldn't really get the puck out with control". Kessel rifled his shot past Craig Anderson's left pad with 6:55 left in the third quarter to settle an attritional game at the PGG Paints Arena . The five-time Grand Slam victor took advantage of another wild card and overcame a shaky opening set to defeat 58th-ranked Christina McHale 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Italian Open.

Author: 0 Fabregas foils Watford in Chelsea title party

I'll sit down and consider it with my family, whether that [offer is] here or overseas or wherever that may be. "It's a pity for me but I have to respect his decision because I think when you arrive at this moment, when your heart, head and body tell you to continue, it's right", he said.

Sport India to travel to West Indies after Champions Trophy
Author: 0 India to travel to West Indies after Champions Trophy

The teams will then travel to Kingston for the final ODI and one-off T20I. The ODI matches will be played at Queen s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Sabina Park in Jamaica. India s cricket board dropped a $42 million damages claim against the West Indies over an abandoned tour in 2014. India had also toured West Indies in August past year.

Author: 0 Sharapova Guarantees Wimbledon Return After Italian Open Victory

The win earned Sharapova enough points to enter the top 200 of the rankings and earn at least a spot in qualifying for Wimbledon. The bold decision of the French federation now throws the ball in the court of Wimbledon who will face a similarly hard decision when they announce their wildcards on June 20.

Sport Arsenal eyeing Real Madrid star to replace Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal eyeing Real Madrid star to replace Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United have also joined the race to land the player, but Jose Mourinho might not be able to offer Morata the same kind of perks as Conte will be, with United sitting sixth in the Premier League table having their only chance for Champions League in the Europa League final against Ajax.

Author: 0 Marathon: Breaking the 2-hour barrier

Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon on Saturday in 2 hours and 25 seconds, about 2 1/2 minutes faster than the current world record. "It's about changing the game - attacking a barrier and unlocking human potential to break that barrier", Nike spokesman Brian Strong said. "I want to see it done under the circumstances marathoners usually run in without any ergogenic aids", he said.

Author: 0 Demolition of White Hart Lane begins

Tottenham's first goal was scored by Victor Wanyama in the first half. Spurs played their first competitive game at The Lane on September 9, 1899, when they beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the Southern League. Mauricio Pochettino now faces the challenge of keeping Tottenham's momentum going next season at Wembley, a stadium which proved to be more of a hindrance than a help during their unsuccessful European campaign this season.

Author: 0 Will give my best in Champions Trophy, says Mohammed Shami

As per reported by Hindustan Times , chief selector MSK Prasad said: "We considered Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav , Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur . "We respect IPL but in the longer format, we have to also consider the English conditions that we are playing in". We know that Dhawan is capable of frustrating the opposition's bowling attack and we hope that the fans will again witness Dhawan's match winning performances.

Sport Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech
Author: 0 Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

Several of the players whose numbers had been retired previously wore a new Monument Park navy blazer, and one also was given to Jeter by Houston's Carlos Beltran , a former Yankees teammate who suggested the idea past year to equipment manager Rob Cucuzza.

Author: 0 Real Madrid, Barcelona Set up Final Day Title Showdown

However, moments later it was 2-0 as Sergio Rico could only palm James Rodriguez's effort into the path of Cristiano Ronaldo to score his 400th Madrid goal. "We believe it was never going to happen, but also that it is normal that each club defends their own interests - Celta do the same". Zinedine Zidane: "The Celta team that will play in Vigo are going to come out as professionals, as they have to".

Sport Rafael Nadal teaches Nick Kyrgios a lesson in Madrid
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal teaches Nick Kyrgios a lesson in Madrid

Djokovic went a set to the good when Lopez fired a forehand long and saved the only break point he faced in the match in the opening game of the second. Wasn't playing well. I won a couple rounds and lost to Rafa. Nishikori held a press coference 15 minutes before he was due to face Novak Djokovic citing continued inflammation in the wrist and that he did not want to push it too hard ahead of Rome and Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Hull-o Championship as Palace deal final blow

It looked like the appointment of Silva would boost Hull's EPL hopes, but the Portuguese's efforts did not pull the team through in its critical moments. Delighted a the turnaround, Clement said: "I am very proud of what we have achieved in the second half of the season". "We can get ready for Manchester United where there is no pressure for us".

Author: 0 John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

And Terry believes this campaign, which has seen him pick up a fifth Premier League title, could be one of the greatest in the club's history. Chelsea icon John Terry scored in what is likely to be his penultimate game for the newly-crowned champions and suggested unless a good offer came along he might retire after Sunday's final Premier League match.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez a devil on the pitch: Wenger

Arsenal need one of their rivals to slip up to have a shot at Champions League qualification, but Wenger is pleased by the desire his team have showed in recent weeks, with the win at Stoke marking their third consecutive league victory. Arsenal are hot and are playing possibly their best football of the season. "Man United, they will bounce back as well next season", Wenger said.

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