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Europa League: Ashley Young's Manchester United all set to attack Anderlecht

The same way I know the players much better now, the players should also know me much better now. Manchester United's bid to secure Champions League qualification via the league was given a massive boost following their recent win against Chelsea , but as we've frequently seen this season, Mourinho's men have struggled to put together a run of consistent wins together. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly gets axed by Fox

The company said Wednesday that it had parted ways with longtime host Bill O'Reilly after a "thorough and careful review of allegations against him". The announcement followed growing reports that the corporation headed by Rupert Murdoch meant to sack the veteran host and just hours after the right-wing television personality was photographed shaking hands with Pope Francis in Rome. Read More »

Lyon break Besiktas hearts in Istanbul after 1st leg clashes


Having won the opening leg 2-1 last week - a victory overshadowed by a lengthy delay due to crowd disturbances, which led to both clubs being charged by UEFA and facing a potential suspension from competition in the future - Lyon were beaten by the same scoreline before keeping their cool in a penalty shootout at the Vodafone Arena on Thursday. Read More »

Malcolm Mitchell: 'Almost brought me to tears' to be mentioned by president

While politics certainly played a role for some, others may have had a been-there-done-that attitude. Five of the men cited political reasons for not attending the White House ceremony, while Hightower, who had previously visited with a championship winning Alabama college football team, said: "Been there, done that". Read More »

Attorney Says Aaron Hernandez Could Have Been Murdered

Mr. Hernandez was locked in his cell about 8 p.m. and no one entered the cell until a correction officer observed him at 3:03 a.m. and forced his way through the impeded door to render aid. Although Hernandez didn't leave behind any type of letter, it appears that he did take a marker and write something on his own body prior to his death. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's family to donate his brain for CTE research

An attorney for Aaron Hernandez is accusing the state Office of the Medical Examiner of impeding Boston University researchers from obtaining Hernandez' brain for research. April 14, 2017: Hernandez acquitted of murder in the 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado . His family and legal team were "shocked and surprised" to learn of Aaron's death, his lead attorney, Jose Baez, said in a statement . Read More »

Lynn may play for KKR again this season: Kallis

The legendary South African Kallis, however, chose not to give a time frame of Lynn's return and said they do not want to rush the Aussie batsman, who had undergone a surgery on the same shoulder in 2014. Making full use of his reprieve on 17, Vohra took charge on the KKR opening pace duo of Umesh and Trent Boult. Kings XI don't have a good record either at the Eden Gardens or opposite KKR. Read More »

Monaco vs Borussia Dortmund

Teenage forward Kylian Mbappe , former Manchester United and Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao and substitute Valere Germain netted for Monaco in their quarter-final second leg at Stade Louis II , while Marco Reus replied for Dortmund. Raul, a three-time Champions League victor with Real Madrid , was 41 days older than Mbappe when the Spaniard scored his fifth goal in the competition. Read More »

Isco's last minute goal gives Madrid 3-2 victory over Gijon


But Granada were never really in the game, and are now seven points from safety with just six games left. The win ended a awful week which saw Barca lose 2-0 in Malaga and 3-0 away to Juventus, but even the three points couldn't disguise the feeling of decline. Read More »

Monaco defeat Dortmund to advance to Champions League semis

But Mbappe is confident Monaco can deal with the contest regardless of who they get, rising to the occasion to make their first final since the team of 2004 who lost out to Jose Mourinho's Porto. We have made great games with a back three, especially in the Champions League, but we were not good enough. "Our rivals will want to draw us (on Friday) but our ambition is to enjoy it and play with our attacking qualities like we always do". Read More »

Fantastic Foden gives City Youth Cup chance

CITY are struggling to sell out their allocation for their huge FA Cup semi-final clash against Arsenal at Wembley on Sunday. Ike Ugbo put the visitors ahead against the run of play on the stroke of half-time, only for City playmaker Phil Foden to level it up with a fine strike just after the hour-mark. Read More »

Barcelona out of the UEFA Champions League

From a defensive point of view, from the whole team, it was an outstanding night for them", he added. "It was a hard result to turn around, although we tried until the end". "( Barcelona ) never really troubled the goalkeeper. Barca coach Luis Enrique had said before the game that if hia team managed to strike early then the noise of the Nou Camp would suck the other goals in. Read More »

Kompany scores as Manchester City climb to third with Southampton victory

The excellent Leroy Sane added a second on the counter-attack, and moments later Sergio Aguero nodded his 11th goal in as many games from a Kevin De Bruyne cross. City's defensive resilience meant keeper Claudio Bravo - trusted again by Guardiola - barely had to make a save. "That's why I'm so so glad for the fans we have, because for the first time in my life I have experienced that". Read More »

Barcelona fans, players, coach stay positive after CL exit

Even Barcelona , outdone by Paulo Dybala's impressive brace and Giorgio Chiellini's 55th minute header in Turin last week, had to agree. The veteran right-back was a long-time colleague of the Barcelona striker and was on hand to comfort his countryman. Read More »

Bayern's Neuer could miss rest of season with foot injury

Click through the gallery attached to relive Ronaldo's magical night . This year he has rested more than ever to arrive to the crucial games fit and he showed it again on Tuesday. More significantly, he could miss the DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund later this month and a possible final against either Borussia Monchengladbach or Eintracht Frankfurt on May 27. Read More »

Hernandez hangs self in Mass. prison cell

WBZ also reported law enforcement officials are checking into whether Hernandez "may have smoked synthetic marijuana called K2 Tuesday night". Investigators officially ruled Aaron Hernandez's death a suicide and released new details about the circumstances of his hanging on Thursday. Read More »

Ex-Girlfriend of Cleveland Killer Meets with Robert Godwin Sr.'s Children


The mother of Steve Stephens, who posted a video of him killing an elderly man, said her son had "snapped and turned into a whole different person". "[The employee] said, 'I think that's the guy". "He would want this from us and he would say 'Tonya, forgive them, for they know not what they do", Godwin-Baines said. Almost two days after Steve Stephens fatally shot Godwin in cold blood, two of his daughters met with Joy Lane for the first time. Read More »

'Blood, sweat and tears' not enough for beaten Barca

Trailing 0-3 from the first leg, Barcelona failed to repeat their last-16 heroics when they overturned a first-leg 0-4 deficit to earn a dramatic 6-1 win back on home soil. "There won't be many changes, we just need to play a game a bit differently tactically". However, the Juve stalwart has urged his team-mates to keep pushing for glory, telling BT Sport 2: "We're very happy with these small victories but what we really want to do is go all the way". Read More »

National Football League schedule rumor: 49ers to host New York Giants in Week 10


The Cardinals already know which teams they'll play this season, but the dates and times for each of their games won't be released until the league announces the full schedule Thursday evening. Bears beat writer Brad Biggs says the Bears and Vikings will meet in week 17. There are no leaks or rumors of that being the case just yet, but don't be surprised if the Packers will be the Lions Thanksgiving opponent this season. Read More »

Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit


Last week, an attorney for the plaintiffs - collectors Eric Inselberg, Michael Jakab and Sean Godown - introduced an email sent by Manning on April 27, 2010, to Giants equipment manager Joe Skiba, in which Manning asked for "two helmets that can pass as game-used" for his Steiner memorabilia deal. Read More »

Hartley leads England tour of Argentina after Lions snub

Last year while still playing rugby league for Castleford, the New Zealand-born 23-year-old represented Samoa, but has embraced a shift of allegiance since moving to union. "[I want them] not to forget what they were good at, that's important", Jones said of his former rugby league players. "We're looking to discover the best young talent in England and see how we can bring them through", he added. Read More »

Thunder will likely play Russell Westbrook more minutes in playoffs

Game 4 was basically all Rockets as Houston just overwhelmed the Thunder with their shooting and ability to spread OKC's defense. The Rockets claimed the last three series meetings, and despite several white-knuckle finishes should be emboldened by the fact that they led by double digits in all four games this season. Read More »

Match Reports: West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Liverpool


Scoring from set-pieces is supposed to be Albion's forte, and defending them Liverpool's achilles heel, yet the tables were turned here as Firmino, via a flick on from Lucas, headed in James Milner's wide free-kick. After Alberto Moreno replaced Philippe Coutinho, the Spaniard did well to win the ball off James McClean after Liverpool had cleared their lines from a West Brom corner. Read More »

Cyrus Kouandjio involved in weird incident with police, per report


A 2014 second-round pick out of Alabama, Kouandjio has been with the Bills for his three National Football League seasons, is coming off a good season in 2016 and became an American citizen last November. The team released a statement saying they're awaiting more details. Emergency personnel and vehicles were on the scene of a nearby accident on Route 400 when the incident occurred. Read More »

'John 3:16' written on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says

When Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell, he had the citation of a Bible verse written on his forehead, according to multiple reports Wednesday. An investigation into Hernandez's death is ongoing, and WBZ reported that authorities were looking into the possibility that he may have consumed a drug called K2, or "synthetic marijuana", Tuesday night. Read More »

Cavs cut Larry Sanders, sign center Edy Tavares for playoff run

Atlanta survived a seven-game losing streak in March and goes into the playoffs with wins in four of the past five. "But I've got the answer why I feel like we've got a great chance", James affirmed Cavalier fans everywhere. As one of the best players in this era of the NBA, James has rarely allowed his teams to get soft in the first series of the postseason. "We got a lot of veteran guys who know what's going on here and know what it takes to be successful", Thompson said. Read More »

Rangers even series with Canadiens


Aided by a string of turnovers and a persistent failure to slow New York's forwards down in the neutral zone, the Rangers had a material territorial edge for nearly the entire period. "I thought we did a good job defensively and offensively, but also our special teams were very good tonight too". I think I got to see that from above and now it's time to go to work. Read More »

Jimmy Butler is looking forward to guarding Isaiah Thomas

As of Tuesday night, the Celtics have a game in lead for the East, however they are only barely in front of the recent NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Red Sox are off to a good start with a young, exciting lineup, the Bruins are up 1-0 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs over the Ottawa Senators, and the usually dominant New England Patriots took home their fifth title in February. Read More »

James Harden could break National Basketball Association record for most points scored and created


He is averaging 31.7 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds per game and has clinched a triple-double average for the season with just two games remaining. "So, I definitely feel confident in shooting that shot", he said. According Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press and others, Westbrook will sit out Tuesday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2017: Wizards vs. Hawks Game 2 live stream


The Hawks looked poised to take control of the game in the second half when several key Wizards players fell into foul trouble. They had to change because this game forced them to do so. Bradley Beal: Beal entered the 2016-17 regular season in a haze of questions about his durability. It's more than just collecting fast-break points, however. Read More »

Chicago Bulls Could Clinch Playoff Spot Wednesday

Boston closed out the regular season with a 112-94 win over the Bucks at TD Garden, but that result really didn't matter because the Cavs (51-31) had conceded the No. The Bulls would extend their lead to 30 points, as the Nets trailed 99-69 with under five minutes left in the game. They also had eight turnovers in a 27-13 first quarter. Read More »

Allardyce factor the difference for Palace, says Townsend


It's a big worry. "We have to respond very quickly and not accept it". "We are all disappointed in the changing room, like the fans are - we let them down", Walcott said . Wenger expressed his disappointment after the defeat to Palace, saying they fell flat in what he deemed a "must-win" game. That offer is likely to be in the region of £30million but could go higher if Arsenal and Spurs get involved in a battle for the player's signature in the summer. Read More »