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Sport Indy pole victor Dixon robbed at restaurant drive thru
Author: 0 Indy pole victor Dixon robbed at restaurant drive thru

Officers later arrested two boys, ages 15 and 14. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti . "This place is nerve wracking, especially when you see everybody going around, touching the wall", Dixon said . Team owner Chip Ganassi wrote on Twitter: " There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess ". In a statement, Chip Ganassi Racing said Dixon and Franchitti would refrain from making comments so Scott could focus on the upcoming Indianapolis 500 .

Sport Klaassen: Manchester United just kicked it long
Author: 0 Klaassen: Manchester United just kicked it long

The boys were fantastic, they blocked, they put a wall in front of their eyes and stayed isolated from everything, focused on a football match we played really well and the boys deserve this moment". I am very happy in my most hard season as a manager. They will contest a glamorous UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid or Juventus - whoever wins the Champions League final on June 3.

Sport Kyrie Irving Put The Celtics In The Toilet
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Put The Celtics In The Toilet

LeBron James bounced back with 34 points on 15-of-27 shooting in Tuesday's Game 4 win over Boston, adding six assists, five rebounds, one steal, one block and one triple in 38 minutes. But that was nothing compared to what Irving did in the third quarter. Incredible, really, and also a great way to turn a 10-point halftime deficit into an 11-point lead with roughly one minute remaining in the contest.

Sport Wenger 'won't be Arsenal manager for 26 years' after Ferguson backing
Author: 0 Wenger 'won't be Arsenal manager for 26 years' after Ferguson backing

Arsenal can still end the season with silverware as they take on Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday and Seaman thinks Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will be key to their aspirations. "We have to make steps and the step for us is to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs". Much more is expected this time round and, before flying to Australia, Klopp outlined his transfer strategy for the summer, which will be key ...

Sport Father, brothers of alleged Manchester bomber arrested
Author: 0 Father, brothers of alleged Manchester bomber arrested

The father-of-six said that his son visited Libya a month-and-a -half ago. "He was in contact with his brother and he knew about the attack". Abedi's 23-year-old brother Ismail was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Authorities said they were also attempting to determine if Salman Abedi had any ties to Raphael Hostey, a British recruiter for ISIS who died past year during a drone strike, according to the New York Times .

Sport LeBron James has given the National Basketball Association playoffs exactly was it needed
Author: 0 LeBron James has given the National Basketball Association playoffs exactly was it needed

Kyrie Irving's epic Game 4 could have been overshadowed by an ankle injury he suffered late in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' 112-99 victory over the Celtics in the Eastern finals. "We're just focused on Boston". Since the was played in Cleveland, Cavs fans were understandably shocked and a little upset. Johnson was replaced in the starting lineup for Game 2 by Gerald Green , but after a 44-point loss and with Thomas out, Stevens went back to Johnson in Game 3.

Sport Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers

Chelsea skipper John Terry , who will leave the club at the end of the season after 22 years, said that anything other than a win would tarnish their achievements. Press Association Sport understands the Premier League is relaxed about the matter, which it says did not contravene any of the competition's rules.

Sport Peacock, Astros 1-hit Tigers to 1-0 win
Author: 0 Peacock, Astros 1-hit Tigers to 1-0 win

He went 2-for-3 from the plate, hitting a solo home run and a single. Peacock, who has appeared in 12 games this season, last started on September 30 against the Angels when he allowed five hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings of a 7-1 loss.

Sport Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool
Author: 0 Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool

England have been drawn in the toughest pool for a second straight Rugby World Cup after being grouped with France and Argentina for the 2019 tournament in Japan on Wednesday. England are also set to face either the United States or Canada and Fiji or Samoa in a devilish group. They famously beat South Africa for the first time in their history last November and Conor O'Shea has the Azzurri improving all the time.

Sport Celtics star Thomas contemplating surgery for injured hip
Author: 0 Celtics star Thomas contemplating surgery for injured hip

Much like Game 3, the Cavaliers played one half of great basketball and one half of lazy basketball, only this time it was reversed. The three-time NBA Finals MVP finished the night with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting, including 0 for 4 from beyond the arc.

Sport Extra armed police at FA Cup and Rugby Premiership finals this weekened
Author: 0 Extra armed police at FA Cup and Rugby Premiership finals this weekened

More armed officers will be deployed at events across London, including the FA Cup final , following the Manchester bomb attack. The statement read: "A full review of the security and policing operations for the weekend's sporting events - the culmination of the football and rugby seasons at Wembley and Twickenham - is underway".

Sport Cavaliers Rebound, Defeat Celtics in Game 4 of Eastern Conference Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers Rebound, Defeat Celtics in Game 4 of Eastern Conference Finals

Lebron James recovered from his early foul troubles in the first half and scored 28 of his 34 points in the second. LeBron was able to atone for his misgivings in the fourth quarter of Game 3. The game was teetering on the edge for the Cavs , as they trailed by as many as 16 points and faced the embarrassment of the series going back to Boston tied up.

Sport NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers

The insane thing, I didn't feel it until after it happened. With James on the bench, Cleveland managed to play Boston to a standstill as the half ended with the Celtics still leading by 10 points (57-47). LaMarcus Aldridge and why San Antonio couldn't rely on Aldridge to save the series in place of Kawhi Leonard. The Hall of Famer. This was one of LeBron's least productive games, not just as a Cav, but overall.

Author: 0 West Indies chasing 304 to win Test series with Pakistan

It was a bittersweet day for Chase, who ended the series with 403 runs - the second-most by a West Indian in a three-Test series against Pakistan . Both Misbah and Younis had earlier announced that they would bid adieu to worldwide cricket following the recently-concluded three-match Test series against West Indies , which the tourists eventually won 2-1.

Sport Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener
Author: 0 Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71), from Russian Federation, skates with the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) defends, during the first period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference sem.

Author: 0 Coutinho planning Champions League run with Liverpool

Wenger's contract expires this summer, with a decision set to be made after Arsenal's involvement in the FA Cup Final on 27 May, where they will take on Chelsea . Arsene Wenger is yet to confirm whether he will still be manager next season while the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are also uncertain, with both players stalling over new deals.

Sport Manchester United Win The Europa League
Author: 0 Manchester United Win The Europa League

The ball seemed to slip out of his grasp and he gifted the ball to Marcus Rashford in the right channel with the ball eventually finding Paul Pogba for his deflected opener. Ajax dominated the group stage, winning the group (which included Celta, by the way.) They sent Legia Warsaw back to Poland in the Round of 32, before moving on to beat F.C.

Sport NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations
Author: 0 NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

The NFL will allow group celebrations, using the football as a prop following a touchdown, and celebrating on the ground, such as snow angels. Post-season games are unaffected, and other overtime rules remain unchanged. And, the league announced a shift to its upcoming Super Bowl hosting schedule - Tampa Bay now has the 2021 game. On Madden, players can celebrate and there aren't long penalties or commerical delays.

Author: 0 Hamilton wants track limits for F1 title 'mind games'

Ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix , Mercedes leads Ferrari by eight points in the constructors' standings, though Sebastian Vettel retains a slim six point margin over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' reckoning. "This is the new reality of Formula One in 2017". "I love the intense competition". Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says this year's intense battle with Ferrari has revived his love for Formula 1.

Sport Irving and James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics
Author: 0 Irving and James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and LeBron James added 34 after sitting out much of the second quarter with four fouls . Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics late in the third quarter during Game Four of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 23, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio.

Sport Alisher Usmanov launches £1billion bid to buy Arsenal
Author: 0 Alisher Usmanov launches £1billion bid to buy Arsenal

Arsenal are facing up to a multimillion pound drop in revenue after failing to qualify for the Champions League but the statement of intent from KSE indicates Kroenke is at the Emirates Stadium for the long haul. Wenger has come in for heavy criticism following the club's failure to challenge for the Premier League title, with many fans calling for the Frenchman's departure on more than one occasion.

Sport Celtics stun Cavs with comeback win
Author: 0 Celtics stun Cavs with comeback win

The Celtics tied the Cavs at 95-all on Smarts 3-pointer and then matched the James and Co. basket for basket in the final minutes in one of the most entertaining games of what has been a mostly boring postseason. In his first 10 playoff games -all wins - he was averaging 34.3 points and shooting 57 percent from the field, 46 percent from three-point range and averaging only 3.8 turnovers per game.

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Author: 0 "Man UTD" takes the Europa League

Mourinho was thrown up in the air by his coaching staff in the post-match celebrations, he rolled around on the ground with his son, and jumped up and down in frenzied fashion just before United captain Wayne Rooney lifted the trophy. It was a really good victory, victory of pragmatism, victory of humble people, who respect opponents, try to explore opponents' weaknesses. Herrera's compatriot Mata said Monday's shocking events in Manchester gave the win in Stockholm extra significance.

Sport Manchester United win Europa League on emotional night following Manchester Arena bombing
Author: 0 Manchester United win Europa League on emotional night following Manchester Arena bombing

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has seemed unhappy at times during his first season at Old Trafford, despite successes such as an EFL Cup win and a 25-game unbeaten run in the league. "We fought hard for this since the beginning". Peter Bosz replaced the anoymous Kasper Dolberg as he sought to give Ajax some much-needed attacking vigour but United wasted a great opening to settle the contest, Fellaini heading straight at Onana after being picked out by Pogba.

Sport Title-winner Batshuayi eyes Watford reward
Author: 0 Title-winner Batshuayi eyes Watford reward

For John Terry , who has won his fifth Premier League winners medal in a season that has seen him spend the majority of the time watching from the sidelines, it was another proud moment as club skipper. But the Italian now has his eyes on completing the Double with victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 27. It's been a few years since Chelsea have won it and I missed out on one in the last minute.

Sport LeBron James 'focused on the present' after terrible game three
Author: 0 LeBron James 'focused on the present' after terrible game three

Irving scored 21 points in the quarter on 9-of-10 shooting. According to James, watching game three was very bad because he could see how their momentum changed in the second half. Coach Brad Stevens and guard Marcus Smart , the same Marcus Smart who oftentimes resembles the most frustrating athlete in Boston pro sports. And then handing the ball to Kyrie Irving , getting out of the way, and watching him bring the team to the doorstep of the NBA Finals.

Sport Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

The Gunners went on to win eight out of the last nine games in all competitions and the defeat came in the North London derby against Tottenham when Holding was named on the bench. "We have to find solutions and hopefully I can find those solutions". "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". It also did not help matters much that Arsenal lost both games they played against Liverpool this season, which ended up making all the difference in the final ...

Author: 0 Dodgers outlast Cardinals in 13-inning battle

Louis. "You try not to focus on the negatives during the game", said Forsythe, who earned his second career walk-off hit and first since June 5, 2012, against the San Francisco Giants , when he was a member of the San Diego Padres . The recurring blisters on the middle finger of his pitching hand are largely to blame for that elusiveness. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10PM PST.

Author: 0 Warriors Beat Spurs to Reach NBA Finals

The Cavaliers hold a 2-1 lead in the East finals, but Curry suggested the Warriors are expecting a rematch with LeBron James and company. Following the Warriors' 120-108 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday, Durant said , "If you don't like it, don't watch it", in reference to those who feel this year's playoffs haven't been competitive, per ESPN .com's Chris Haynes .

Sport Manchester United earn emotional win over Ajax in Europa League final
Author: 0 Manchester United earn emotional win over Ajax in Europa League final

And in doing so they claimed their 42nd major trophy - now one more than the Reds of Merseyside have in their cabinet at Anfield. In the 48 minute, United were awarded a corner kick which led to Mkhitaryan getting free inside the box and flicking in an acrobatic overhead kick to give Manchester a 2-0 lead.

Author: 0 Fired-up Djokovic downs Lopez to reach Madrid quarter-finals

He then took a quick lead in the second set, pulling off a break in the fourth game with a Nadal-esque running forehand pass, but Thiem is a resourceful and powerful player, and he showed all that determination and strength to break straight back, and break again to level the match , 6-4.

Author: 0 Injured and reeling, Celtics rediscover their will to win

Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn't about to take any credit for "stopping" James . The Cavaliers head 21 point advantage in the third quarter, and this makes this particular loss even more hurtful. LeBron was in a sour mood during his postgame press conference, and being ridiculed in your own arena by a guy who plays in the North Coast Athletic Conference may have had something to do with it.

Sport All-Star race shows Coca-Cola 600 could be a long slog
Author: 0 All-Star race shows Coca-Cola 600 could be a long slog

It also showed that the best auto doesn't always win, and the victor will likely be aided by a heavy dose of clean air. Since the inaugural All-Star event in 1985, all but one race has been ran at Charlotte Motor Speedway . The deciding factor for the pole was pit road, where Larson's team performed a 13.5-second stop, even though the rear tire changer tripped over a hose and fell as he rounded the rear of the auto.

Sport NFL cuts OT period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes
Author: 0 NFL cuts OT period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes

For years, the league has limited how players could celebrate following touchdowns , and for how long. According to NFL Research , in the last five seasons more than a quarter of overtime games lasted at least 10 minutes, while the average overtime duration was 7 minutes and 43 seconds.

Sport Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night, the 2017 NBA Finals matchup should be made official one week before the series begins. The Cavs, meanwhile, wouldn't be on the cusp of the Finals without Irving. Tuesday showed the importance of a player like Irving, who can swing a game by himself when he maxes out offensively.

Author: 0 Final: Senators 2, Penguins 1 11:10 pm Tue

Take, for instance, the approach from the two goaltenders. "It doesn't matter how you feel", he said , talking about summer being potentially only three periods away. "So let's not dwell". Ruhwedel was concussed in Game 5 on a hit by Bobby Ryan . "I believe in the group we have and I know when we play our game and if we're on we can beat any team in the league and if we're off, you can have an off night.

Sport Jose Mourinho's emotional celebration shows how much Manchester United means to him
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho's emotional celebration shows how much Manchester United means to him

It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered. "The start was important and after the goals we controlled the game". United are now only the fifth club - alongside Ajax, Chelsea, Juventus and Bayern Munich - to have won all three European trophies. Marcus Rashford nearly dispossessed Sanchez of the ball two minutes before the end of the first half but the Colombian defender was lucky to recover from his ...

Sport After 3-hour rain delay, Adams lifts Braves over Pirates
Author: 0 After 3-hour rain delay, Adams lifts Braves over Pirates

The right-hander pitched five innings and allowed two runs, one earned, on eight hits and two walks. The last time the Pirates hit three straight homers was September 13, 2013, against the Cubs. McCutchen snapped a 0-for-15 slump with a pinch-hit single to lead off the 10th. NOTES: Braves LHP Sam Freeman allowed a hit in his inning of relief, ending a string of 16 consecutive hitless innings from the team's bullpen, an Atlanta record.

Author: 0 Shkodran Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion

It's absolutely unbelievable and unpredictable, and we have been hit hard in a position where we will need to be strong on Saturday. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving absolutely everything to achieve it". I love to win and I love to do well for my club. A 3-4-3 formation was designed for Holding to play alongside two experienced center-backs, but with only Mertesacker likely to be available Wenger would have to look to youth and inexperience to persist.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Manchester United can't take #ManchesterBlast victims out of minds

We have a job to do and fly to Sweden to do that job. "(The attack) has taken the spark off the game. United ensured Champions League qualification with a 2-0 win over Ajax at Friends Arena on Wednesday, but it was a sombre mood pre- and post-match after a suicide bomber took 22 lives at Manchester Arena days earlier.

Sport Don't Blame Me For Arsenal Missing Top 4 Spot, Wenger Says
Author: 0 Don't Blame Me For Arsenal Missing Top 4 Spot, Wenger Says

Some other reasons, where we will talk about another day. While Wenger took blame for the season, there is no denying that the environment at the club became so negative that it hampered the players' performance. " Alexis has been brilliant, scoring a lot of goals ". "They have got to be real with what's being paid to players". "I was out there, to show respect, but I wanted the players to have the quiet lap of honour they deserved".

Author: 0 Manchester United secure Europa League glory against Ajax

He totally outplayed Ajax in the midfield not allowing for their young players to have the space to show their skills and talent, while on the other hand, United has been using every single chance to attack on the opposite side of the field.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte targets win record after league win

Terry will play his final game for the Blues at Stamford Bridge this Sunday before lifting the Premier League trophy. John Terry believes spending this season on the first-team periphery at Chelsea is good preparation for management - and not playing has been enjoyable because "I have had my time".

Author: 0 Mata seeks ´double bonus´ of silverware and Champions League place

The Red Devils enjoyed a 25-game unbeaten run in the Premier League this season, but were ultimately forced to settle for a sixth-place finish. As Jose Mourinho talked Man United out of a top four spot, Janusz Michallik breaks down their Europa League chances.

Sport Hamidou Diallo Reportedly to Return to Kentucky for Sophomore Season
Author: 0 Hamidou Diallo Reportedly to Return to Kentucky for Sophomore Season

Diallo pulled out & is reportedly making a draft decision. Many Kentucky fans were left on the edge of their seat for weeks that turned into months as it became evident that Diallo would take all the time possible to make a decision. Diallo was able to enter the draft as a prep school player one year removed from high school graduation. Nearly six months before he's expected to make his Kentucky debut, Hamidou Diallo showed he already has a knack for beating the buzzer.

Sport Vancouver as likely a terror target as Manchester, expert says
Author: 0 Vancouver as likely a terror target as Manchester, expert says

British election rolls listed him as living at a modest red brick semi-detached house in a mixed suburb of Manchester where police performed a controlled explosion Tuesday afternoon. "This means that armed police officers responsible for guarding key sites will be replaced by members of the armed forces, which will allow the police to significantly increase the number of armed officers on patrol in key locations."You might also see military personnel deployed at certain events such as ...

Sport Bangladesh script first overseas ODI win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Bangladesh script first overseas ODI win over New Zealand

Bangladesh are heading into the match high on confidence after decimating Ireland in their penultimate tie of the series by eight wickets. Mustafizur's performance, coming on the back of 2 for 33 in the earlier game against New Zealand following a stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League spent mainly on the bench, would also have made Mashrafe Mortaza and the team management happy.

Author: 0 Arsenal owner Kroenke issues formal rejection of Usmanov bid

The American, who also owns National Football League franchise Los Angeles Rams and MLS outfit Colorado Rapids , increased his shareholding at the Gunners to 67.05 per cent in May 2016 through his company Kroenke Sports Enterprise's purchase of 23 ordinary shares.

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