Mourinho said he was looking forward to taking a break from the game after a taxing last few months of the season, capped by playing the Europa League final in the wake of the bomb attack at a concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. 'What I was saying was probably something they told me before the match. And Mourinho's gambled paid off on Wednesday night as he finished his first season as Manchester United with two trophies and Costinha insisted that people were too quick to doubt ...
A two-time European champion with Porto and Inter Milan, Mourinho once declared he didn't want to win the Europa League . "I'm really happy with our season, the trophies, to be back in Champions League but now I have a rest". Rooney, who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first team ...
I'm taking the points in game one. We're not using that as an excuse. He will have to wait for more tests until the swelling goes down, he said. I can't play for every team, so the truth of the matter is I left one team. But first, let me help you understand how far the National Basketball Association has gone in these two years since the first Finals between the two.
The series , is a warm-up ahead of next week's Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales. England will know their weakness and strengths while South Africa will get some serious match practice and get more time to settle in England as compared to other teams.
Reading and Huddersfield Town will be looking to secure a place in the Premier League when they face off in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley on Monday afternoon. Huddersfield also have a tentative link with Thailand in that it was the club Kiatisak "Zico" Senamuang, the former Thai coach, spent a season with as a player in 1999.
According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh , " Sachin - A Billion Dreams" has done brisk business despite the release Hollywood biggie " Pirates Of The Caribbean ". The collection grew from 8.40 crore to 9.20 crore on Saturday . The movie is projected to hit the Rs 50 crore club considering India's cricket frenzy and Sachin Tendulkar's fan base.
And the way that you can communicate with people in particular organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us is a good thing. The main source of tension however, the Times reported citing two people with knowledge of the interaction, was a video earlier this month showing Kushner's sister, Nicole Meyer, courting wealthy Chinese investors to buy stakes in real estate through a controversial government program that offers United States residency in exchange for investment.
I haven't played well. After winning his first Masters 1000 event in Rome, defeating Novak Djokovic in straight sets, Sascha would be filled with confidence. "It's an wonderful feeling to be back and to look at this trophy". "I thought I'd seen some draws in the last 10 years that were wide open on the women's side, but I've never seen a situation like this".
In connection with the concert bombing, a 23-year-old man was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea, more than 400 kilometres from Manchester , on suspicion of terror offences. British police earlier released a photograph of Abedi on the night of the attack in Manchester and say they believe an apartment in the city centre was where he put together his device.
Kerber, 29, took an nearly similar route, winning the Australian Open and the US Open and got to the Wimbledon final. Nara needed three sets to overcome 15-year-old Amanda Anisimova , who was bidding to become the youngest victor of a main-draw match at Roland Garros since Alize Cornet in 2005.
By winning the Eastern Conference Championship with a 135-102 Game 5 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden Thursday night, the Cavaliers earned the right to face the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors for the National Basketball Association title for third straight season.
Horschel had missed four straight cuts, while Day was coming off a final-round eight-over 80 at the Players Championship. Day made an incredible 60 foot birdie putt on the par-three 17 to move into a tie for the lead. "And I don't want to leave". "Everything was kind of clicking", Day said after the round, per the PGA Tour . "The last four, six weeks hasn't been ideal for me", he said.
On the brink of becoming the first player since the early 1960s to play in seven straight Finals, James finds himself in a similar - and somewhat surprising - situation. April 23, 1950 - In the first official NBA Finals , the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, four games to two. "I've only seen one but we've sent the information to a few of them", he said.
A turning point in the match came in the 68th minute when Victor Moses went down in the box appealing for a penalty but was given a second yellow card instead, and was sent off to give Arsenal a one-man advantage. At the start of every season they tell us the rules and at Manchester and now the hands were not where they should be. "I don't change my commitment".
Button's race had been spoiled when he got stuck behind Wehrlein when both men pitted for new tires at the end of he first lap, with the German needing an unsafe release, which earned him a 5-second penalty, to get ahead. 38.2a of the Sporting code and caused the incident, and therefore applied a three-place grid penalty to Button for his next race this season, and two penalty points".
But for now, it looks like they might just have to tip their cap to the Cavs . "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said Saturday after the Cavs' first practice in preparation for the Warriors since clinching a spot in the Finals .
Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. YES's coverage from 6-7:30 p.m. averaged 724,000 viewers, the network said Monday, with 952,000 tuning in from 7:15-7:30 p.m., when Jeter gave his speech to the Yankee Stadium crowd.
On Saturday - exactly one year since that defeat - the Penguins fell 2-1 in overtime to the Ottawa Senators in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final. Neither play resulted in a penalty. Despite the injuries , the Penguins did everything but score in the second period when they constantly generated quality chances in front of Anderson and controlled play in the offensive zone.
Departing Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insists he leaves without any ill feelings towards Lionel Messi . Barca were without the suspended Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto and Enrique was forced into another reshuffle just 11 minutes in as Javier Mascherano was forced off with a head injury.
So he's gonna be there. We'll see what future bring We are both excited to work together and see where it takes us. World No.2 Djokovic, who turned 30 Monday, said in Rome his arrangement with the former world No. "Anybody that knows me, knows that I think he should win everything all the time", Agassi said in July. "Thiem has been showing he's been playing very well", he added.
Leading with just over one lap left, the No. 48 auto ran out of gas, handing the lead over to Dillon, who had not led a lap since the season-opening Daytona 500. "It's tough to come up short on fuel mileage, but we have been on this side of it before". Johnson ran out of fuel on Lap 399, and Dillon was able to cruise to victory over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., who led the most laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the third straight season.
The Otters won their first J. Ross Robertson Cup trophy in fifteen years this season, giving them their Memorial Cup berth-where they went 3-2, eventually falling to the OHL host team, Windsor, in the championship game. Bracco went back down the ice two shifts later and chose to keep on a 2-on-1 rush, with Timpano getting an arm on it. Bracco then found Knott in alone on Timpano only for the Erie netminder to shut him down with a pad save.
And Brad's got them moving and cutting and playing with pace, and everybody is a threat. The Cavaliers , who rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Warriors in last year's finals, set an National Basketball Association record in winning their 13th straight playoff series potential closeout game.
But Indianapolis has always seemed to bring out something extra from Sato. "It's such a privilege to win here whether it was the first attempt or eighth attempt or you had a drama in the past, it doesn't really matter", said Sato. He made up for that Sunday, though, with his second IndyCar Series victory. He even drove for Andretti Autosport. Sato grabbed it back and gave Andretti Autosport its second consecutive win at the Brickyard.
Police had reportedly to use water cannons to keep the fans out of the venue outside Gate 11. A hospital spokesman confirmed after the match that two people died in the stadium and two in hospital. "The club is helping in the investigation into what happened at the stadium, which was under police control - according to the rules - as always 48 hours before any sports event".
The Tigers struck out 49 times in the four-game series against the White Sox, the most for any four-game series in team history since at least 1913, according to research by Fox Sports Detroit's Austin Drake. He also reversed a five-start slide that saw his ERA jump by over 2 1/2 runs while his strikeout and walk rates sagged to the worst levels of the veteran's six-year career.
James, who was joined on the podium by teammates, pointed out that it is a special moment for Deron Williams and Kyle Korver, two veterans heading for their first Finals. "We have to go in with a bunker mentality that we had in Game 1 and Game 2, to go out and do what we do, but we have to defend", James said. "Obviously the team we're playing is as good as you can possibly put together, it's going to be an unbelievable battle for us, but I think [the Cavs] love battling together".
The Catalan club still has a chance of winning its third straight title because of a better head-to-head tiebreaker. "We are going to Malaga to win the game, that's always our objective". "I feel good. Everything is decided in the final weeks of the season and I am doing well". "Obviously it's not common for me to miss like that, but it can happen, I'm human and I also make mistakes".
The 54-year-old Singh made three more birdies on par 5s to shoot a 4-under 67 at President Donald Trump's course on the shores of the Potomac River. Singh closed with a 70. "My goal when I came on this tour was to be one of the better players", Langer said. She won consecutive events previous year in Malaysia and Japan to cap a string of seven straight top-four finishes that started with the Olympic bronze medal.
Kvitova played remarkably well considering the circumstances and showed the weight of the occasion only at the end, dropping her racket to the clay and turning to her support camp with hand over mouth in disbelief. "I maybe thought I would cry when I stepped on the court, but I didn't, which actually I was happy [about], because normally I can control my emotion on the court so I'm happy I kind of did it this time as well".
While Theo Hernandez equalised just moments later for Alaves , Neymar and Paco Alcacer put Barca back in the driving seat before half-time. The 53-year-old will replace Luis Enrique , who revealed in March that he would leave the club at the end of his three-year contract.
Just as the season reached its climax, Arsenal turned in the type of tenacious display lacking so often, and against a side so commanding in the Premier League in Antonio Conte's first season in charge. The Chelsea defence's decision to halt in their tracks when Sanchez played the initial ball may have worked in Ramsey's favour as well, as he couldn't have interfered in play against a static defence.
Deron Williams , who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . The seven game series hands LeBron James an advantage that no other player in National Basketball Association history has shown the ability to capitalize upon: the ability to game plan.
In Paris , he could face Djokovic or Thiem in the semifinals. "I think that Rafa is the big favourite", Thiem said on Friday. "That's great for me, no?" I mean there is Milos (Raonic ) or Kei (Nishikori ) that have been in the top 10 for a very long time.
Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon , along with Scott's wife, Emma Davies Dixon , were sitting in the drive thru lane of a Taco Bell when the incident happened. Franchitti won 31 IndyCar races, tied for ninth all-time, and like Dixon won four series titles. "I went one gear down and started again picking up the speed", Alonso told morotsport.com .
Love also set a career playoff mark by grabbing 17 rebounds. "In the back of my mind, I was like, I'm saying to myself, "We can not - they can not tie up this series", he said. "I'm pretty sure I'll be sore when I get home". Boston lost All-Star Isaiah Thomas for the remainder of the postseason to a hip injury in Game 2 , forcing coach Brad Stevens to shuffle his lineup and rotations in Games 3 and 4.
James had overtaken Michael Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer on a deep three-pointer late in the third quarter. The Cavaliers star came into the game needing 28 points for the record and hit a 3-pointer in the third quarter against the Celtics to break it.
Neymar , who forced in Barca's second when Messi played in Andre Gomes to cross low from the right, is the first man to score in three successive Copa finals. Messi opened the scoring in Barca's 3-1 win over Alaves in Sunday's (AEST) final to finish the season with 54 goals in all competitions. " Messi is an extra terrestrial in every sense and I'm very fortunate that I was able to enjoy the best, or one of the best, versions of him", the Spaniard said of Messi , who collected ...
James had overtaken Michael Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer on a deep three-pointer late in the third quarter. Bradley scored 23 points on Thursday night, but for the third time in as many home games the Boston Celtics were trounced by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers .
Like the rest of Chelsea's squad, Courtois will need some time to put the FA Cup final in context. He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players.
Makarova - who had won four of her previous 11 encounters with Kerber - was making her first singles appearance on the Philippe Chatrier centre court as well as fighting against history. American Madison Brengle won the first marathon match of the tournament, requiring 24 games to defeat Germany's Julia Goerges in the final set.
Wayne Rooney recently suggested to The Manchester Evening News that Manchester United have had a better season than Tottenham Hotspur . "I've played for two Premier League clubs and they're the only two Premier League clubs I'll play for", he said while revealing he has a number of options this summer.Asked about Griezmann on Sky F1, Mourinho said: "I don't know - Ed Woodward knows since March who I want, what I want how much I want".
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. The Golden St Warriors are 12-0 and sitting at home waiting for the third round of this NBA Finals Trilogy. There probably aren't two teams in the National Basketball Association that know each other better than Cleveland and Golden State. It's no wonder then that the wise guys have installed the Warriors as heavy favorites to beat the Cavs for the second time in three years and wrestle back the ...
At 23 years old, she looks to be a player on the rise in the women's circuit. The French Open is still the only Grand Slam tournament without a roof - there are plans to have a retractable cover above the main stadium in a few years - and things did not go well last year.
Kevin Durant is now the favorite to win Finals MVP, with Stephen Curry placing second and LeBron James , a three-time Finals MVP, third at 2-to-1. Cleveland won by one point on Christmas Day and Golden State prevailed by 35 points on January 16.
Sato , 40, a failed Formula One driver who had just one previous victory in 123 IndyCar starts, led for 17 of the 200 laps. "Oh my god, I'm so elated for ( Sato )", Michael Andretti said. "This time I was pointing in the right direction, wasn't I?" he said, referring to the 2012 incident that put him into the SAFER Barrier. Maybe when I'm 80 years old, hopefully I'll have more wins than Roger.
The play-off finals have a history of showing anything can happen - whether it be the hat-trick from Charlton's Clive Mendonca against hometown club Sunderland, Manchester City's remarkable late show to see off Gillingham, the rocket from Dean Windass which secured hometown club Hull a first promotion to the Premier League or Bobby Zamora's last-gasp victor to send QPR back up and leave Derby crestfallen.
But the Cavaliers and the Warriors have all the marbles on the line. Other than Avery Bradley (23 points on 10-for-20 shooting), it's hard to find another Boston player that showed up for the decisive contest. The Warriors are using Durant the way he envisioned, but Lue has noticed changes in the All-Star. If anyone would prefer seeing Barnes suited up instead of Durant, I don't know them.
The hosts have a 2-0 advantage heading into the final match of the series, following a two-run victory at the Ageas Bowl on Saturday with Ben Stokes hitting a superb 101 and Mark Wood limiting South Africa to just four runs from the final over of the game.
But it all evaporated. Do LeBron James and Kevin Durant guard each other? That the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in last season's Finals has to burn on a daily basis. Riding LeBron's intensity, the Cavs have dominated their playoff competition. The Red Wings won the rematch in an all home team seven-game series the following year.