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Ajax withstands Lyon comeback to reach Europa League final

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Trips to Tottenham and Southampton are followed by Crystal Palace's visit to Old Trafford - a match that comes just three days before the Europa League final . Old Trafford certainly felt like a happy place once Marouane Fellaini's 17th-minute goal had soothed the crowd's early nerves. "In Vigo, we played very well, from the first minute I felt on the bench calm, relaxed, everything was under control, I don't remember one chance that they have, I remember chances - big chances - to kill ... Read More »

UFC cancels middleweight fight between St. Pierre, Bisping

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On Wednesday, Dana White told Fox Sports Australia that he was scrapping the fight, stating they cannot wait any longer for GSP to come back. "This thing was supposed to happen in July". It could be next year. Terror-inspiring Cuban wrestler Yoel Romero is on a ridiculous hot streak, while at least three other fighters are queuing for eventual shots at a title. Read More »

Deepak, Anil and Ritu in bronze-medal round of Asian C'ship

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But with the Korean making the gold medal round, Harpreet will get a chance to finish on the podium when he faces Junjie Na of China later in the day. It was a close fight for the podium from the very first round, wherein the scores were tied at 1-1. The Indian tried hard but proved to be no match for his rival from Kyrgyzstan, who led 3-1 after the first half and then sealed it the contest comfortably in the end. Read More »

First time for Wenger in the Premier League

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Not league positions". Arsenal has finally ended the tradition of loosing to Manchester United . They were walking the streets with their heads low. Sky Sports' Monday Night Football is the best show on television for fans who want an in-depth look at the tactics deployed in the Premier League, and the mindset of the players and managers that ply their trade there. Read More »

Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation amid drug talk

Parr acted as if she knew what triggered the test and, based on that, claimed that Peppers wouldn't make it in the NFL. "He's another Josh Gordon", Parr said. "Who's high out of their mind?" Molly is slang for Ecstasy. "No one's going to spoil this for me". Her comments would ultimately lead to the termination of her employment, as WKNR announced on Wednesday night that they had parted ways with her. Read More »

Washington Wizards: 3 adjustments to make in Game 6

But rather than hightailing it back on defense, Wall jogged for several moments before finally realizing he should sprint back. He scored 25 points in the first half of the game that piled up 22 points against the opponent. "We were on the floor". "When you give a very good team transition points it's going to be hard to keep up with them", coach Scott Brooks told reporters. Read More »

Arsenal must maintain focus during final games, says Arsene Wenger

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It means they leapfrog the Red Devils into fifth position, three points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City with three games left, as Wenger looks to secure another season of Champions League football. The Gunners must win every game if they are to gain a top four spot. "He's got a small chance, he was not far [away from returning], practiced [on Tuesday] but was risky to play him [at Southampton]", Wenger said. Read More »

Celtics rout Wizards on home court to take series lead

Some of the early transition points were on Celtics leak outs, but as a team, you have to be faster to react. The Wizards would never get the lead under 10 points in the second half . "Everybody paid attention to it, obviously with all the attention he was getting in Washington from them". Washington has an edge when they're all fired up, so that has to be their goal in Game 6. Read More »

Leicester could break transfer record - Shakespeare

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Guardiola said he had enjoyed his first season in English football, despite failing to add to the 21 trophies he won in seven years while in charge of Barcelona and Bayern Munich. 'A lot of players will want to come to this country. 'There is talent out there. Jamie Vardy has been widely responsible for Leicester's dramatic improvement after the sacking of former boss Claudio Ranieri, but the England worldwide has suffered a hard season like many of his team-mates. Read More »

Nervy Man United reach Europa League final

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He has scored goals in the semi-finals of the Europa League, EFL Cup and FA Cup for United. Marcus Rashford was the creator as the young striker found Marouane Fellaini with a superb deep cross and the Belgian worldwide headed home at the far post for 1-0 in the 17th minute. Read More »

Former Ravens player killed in motorcycle accident

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The site reports that Jackson was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle at a "high rate of speed" on highway USA 51 in his hometown of Tangipahoa around 1 a.m. Former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Jackson has died. He moved with the franchise from Cleveland in 1996. He had an NFL-leading 14 touchdown receptions in 1996. Read More »

United cling on against Celta to reach Europe League final

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Jose Mourinho's decision to prioritize the Europa League over his side's Premier League campaign moved a step closer to vindication as United saw off the threat of Celta Vigo - but not without some late drama. I didn't see it. The Ivorian defender appeared to push striker John Guidetti in the face and will now be forced to sit out the final in Stockholm on 24 May as he serves a three-match European suspension. Read More »

Conte proud of his feat at Chelsea

He is widely credited with reviving Chelsea after the then champions suffered a dramatic slump in form during the 2015/16 that led the Blues, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich , to sack Jose Mourinho, now the manager of Manchester United. Read More »

Spurs coach Greg Popovich had the best interview of the NBA postseason

Star forward Kawhi Leonard left the game in the third quarter after stepping on James Harden's foot and injuring his ankle. As a matter of fact, Leonard was so inhibited that he did not play a single second of the overtime period. If Houston forces a Game 7 , it would be played at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the AT&T Center. "Manu reached back and gave us one of his Manu performances from past years". Read More »

Jose Mourinho Jokes He Might Have To Play Centre-Back For United

United will be without suspended midfielder Marouane Fellaini, following his sending off at the Etihad, while Paul Pogba (muscle) and Juan Mata (groin) are both still missing. "We didn't tell Morgan: 'We want to sell you.' Morgan asked: 'Please sell me - I want to go, I want to play every game'". Mourinho's side failed to maintain their counter-attacking threat in the second half and City were unable to unlock the stoic United defence - the loss of David Silva to injury in Sunday's FA ... Read More »

Cleveland Browns select Howard Wilson at No. 126 overall

Following Wilson, the club also has five more picks to use on the final day of the showcase. New this year, Round 6 will be youth football-themed, and youth football players from Pop Warner, NFL FLAG, and local teams will represent various NFL clubs in their individual markets during pick selections. Read More »

Pens, Caps gear up for Game 7

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Despite his previous concussion, and despite looking dazed after the fall, the NHL's concussion "spotters" - people in NY who watch all games and have the authority to remove a player from action to be evaluated for a concussion - did not remove Crosby from the game. Read More »

Spurs rout Rockets, advance to West finals

What most of these guys have in common is that they would not play in many other teams' playoff rotations. "Once he got it going, we tried to keep going back to him", Patty Mills said of Game 6. He didn't even take a shot in the first quarter. They were led by LaMarcus Aldridge , who poured in 34 points on 62% shooting to go with his 12 boards. Read More »

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard officially listed as questionable for Game 6

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Spurs at Rockets , Spurs lead series 3-2. Leonard stepped on Harden's foot with 5:37 left in the third quarter and then played limited minutes before sitting out overtime. "I don't even want to think about it because Kawhi became our go-to guy, our 3 guy, 3 defender, rebounder", Ginobili said. One area that the Spurs still need to improve is giving up "open" and "wide open" three-point attempts. Read More »

IPL: Daredevils opt to bat against Supergiant

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Put in to bat, Gujarat found themselves reeling at 56/3 before Karthik and Finch began the recovery sensibly, taking the odd singles and helping the bad balls to the boundary as the run rate dropped a bit midway into the innings. Marlon Samuels and Corey Anderson both fell to Jadeja's agility and accuracy. Delhi Daredevils batsman Shreyas Iyer has rated his highest T20 score of 96 as one of the best innings that he has played over three seasons in the Indian Premier League. Read More »

Bottas can turn it up to 11 in Spain

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Roscoe was perfectly behaved, following his master through the TV cameras and photographers until he settled in under the table where Hamilton took a seat between Max Verstappen and Marcus Ericsson. Hamilton said he hoped that the two-week break since Sochi will get him back on track. "I won't go as far as saying the whole season, but let's say the first half", he said. Read More »

Fiancee: Aaron Hernandez thought he was going to be freed

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They said his conviction wasn't considered final because the automatic appeal he was entitled to had not been heard at the time of his death. Most federal appeals courts have upheld the doctrine, but not all states adhere to it. Hernandez, 27, was found hanged in his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts on April 19. Correction officers found that cardboard had been shoved into the tracks of Hernandez's cell door to prevent the door from opening. Read More »

Red Bull: Upgrade has closed gap to Ferrari

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Following Friday practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, both Red Bull drivers offered positive feedback on their team's performance upgrade this weekend. "There are a lot of bolt-on bits but it's still the vehicle and the same chassis essentially", Ricciardo told reporters in Barcelona. "As always, this time of the year, it's big aero stuff - that's the main upgrades", he said. Read More »

National Football League draft results 2017: Gareon Conley taken by the Oakland Raiders

While there have been no charges filed against Conley and he denies the allegations completely, that doesn't stop teams from putting the breaks on the talented prospect. Wait until you get eyes on him in training camp or in preseason action, if possible, before making a final decision on him. "Everybody came over. We just enjoyed each other's company", Melifonwu said. Read More »

Arvind Q4 FY17 revenue up by 10% at Rs 2465 crore

Its total income in the year ended March 31, 2017, stood at Rs 12,781.66 crore as against Rs 11,178.54 crore in the previous fiscal. Co-chairman and chief executive officer G.V. On expansion, he said the company planned to introduce 10 new products in the USA this year. In the year-ago period, Dr.Reddy's had posted a lower net profit of ₹122.6 crore as the company had to write down outstanding receivables from Venezuela. Read More »

Ancelotti Boateng, Sanches to stay at Bayern - Coach says

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Kicker claims that if the German champions receive a €35 million (£29.5m) offer for the 19-year-old, which is the amount they have paid Benfica for the transfer so far, then he would be able to leave. "He does not understand my decisions when I'm referee in training, but I'm sure I'm the best referee at Bayern", Ancelotti joked. Manchester United were heavily linked with a move to sign the Benfica midfielder last summer following Jose Mourinho's appointment as manager. Read More »

Conor McGregor inspired Charlie Hunnam for King Arthur

Meanwhile, Charlie recently revealed he did one thousand push-ups a day in preparation for "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword". The " Sons of Anarchy " fame Charlie Hunnam , who plays the titular role also praised Beckham's performance and said that he took his role very seriously. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Acknowledges Celta Vigo's Prioritizing Europa League Competition

Mourinho has said that he is aiming to extend that gap with a win, despite the intention to rest several players. "We have got to keep the pressure on the top four, we're not out of it yet", he said. "If Celta was fighting for important things in La Liga we would go in same circumstances, but I can not go with the same team that played here and go again in the next Thursday". Read More »

Eoin Morgan glad to see Adil Rashid leave Ireland in a spin

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Ireland hinted all too briefly at proving competitive in this first of two Royal London Series matches, with an opening stand of 40 in under six overs after William Porterfield chose to bat on a sunny and breezy morning. Paul Stirling hit 48 and Will Portferfield made 82 but Root's three wickets ensured Trevor Bayliss' side wrapped up a comfortable win at the home of cricket. Read More »

Matt Harvey apologizes: 'I'm extremely embarrassed by my actions'

As for Harvey, the Dark Knight said Tuesday he takes full responsibility for his off-field indiscretions. San Francisco Giants Eduardo Nunez (10) loses control of a ball hit by New York Mets' Wilmer Flores for a double during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 8, 2017, in New York. Read More »

Celtics put together strong team effort to win again at home

As Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal said Wednesday, the game was decided by Washington's inability to contain the Celtics in transition. "He played like he's supposed to", said Isaiah Thomas , who made one shot and had five points at the half before finishing with 18. Read More »

Spurs' Leonard expects to play in Game 6 despite ankle injury

The San Antonio Spurs are a win away from the Western Conference finals, while the Houston Rockets need a win to stay alive in the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs. He is averaging 27.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists during this playoff run. The Spurs need the underdog win tonight at 3.45, but either team that moves on to the Conference Finals will have a different kind of monster to face in the Golden State Warriors. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs Star Kawhi Leonard Officially Questionable For Game 6

So I just think having him vs. Durant will be interesting in a playoff battle, they had one previous year that was really interesting. "They're a great offensive team. "We understand that the team we're now facing is the most unsafe team in the league with a lot of weapons", Pau Gasol said. NEED TO KNOW: As has been the case all series, the Spurs will try to limit Houston's 3-pointers. Read More »