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Man United's bonuses for winning the Europa League revealed in the Times

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On Sunday, United still fielded a team that included the likes of Wayne Rooney , Anthony Martial, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Michael Carrick. Mourinho chose to rest Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Ander Herrera, Marcus Rashford and Matteo Darmian, which led to his decision to play Eric Bailly at right-back and teenager Axel Tuanzebe in midfield. Read More »

Boston Celtics Rule Isaiah Thomas Out For Remainder Of Playoffs

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The Cavaliers are heading towards a sweep and J.R. Smith knows it better than anyone. A mop would have been more appropriate for this carnage. " It is embarrassing ", guard Avery Bradley said . Head coach Tyronn Lue was too curious about James' absence as an MVP candidate, but acknowledged that Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard, and James Harden were all deserving finalists. Read More »

Bowyer, Blaney, Suarez and Elliott round out All-Star field

He ended up in the grass, drawing damage to the bottom of his auto causing his engine to erupt in smoke. Three stages make up the Monster Energy Open: two 20-lap stages followed by a 10-lap shootout. Rookie Daniel Suarez prevailed in the final stage of Saturday's Monster Energy Open preliminary race, emerging from a brilliant three-car battle to transfer to Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race. Read More »

Firmino may bolster Liverpool's final push

Bet 365 are giving odds of 1/7 for Liverpool to win against Boro on Sunday. Even from outside Liverpool always looked a massive club. Reports suggest Wenger is planning to stay and if that is the case the 67-year-old could do with boosting his plunging approval ratings by somehow gate-crashing the Champions League party. Read More »

Ottawa Senators grab big advantage with Game 1 win

A string of unexpected players can suddenly emerge in the spotlight of postseason overtime to lead a team to one nail-biting victory after another. Tough to go 0 for 5 on the PP (with significant 5v3 time ) and expect to win. Pittsburgh did all right at breaking the neutral zone trap, but in the offensive zone, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel must regain their first-shoot mentality. Read More »

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

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Gibson played just 20 minutes in Game 5 against the Predators on Saturday before Jonathan Bernier was substituted into the game to start the second period. It was midway through the third period when Aberg scored made it 2-1. Austin Watson scored an empty-net goal with:48 seconds remaining in the third. Read More »

Kane, Lukaku, Sanchez Race for Golden Boot

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It was the first time the 23 year old has scored four in a game and in doing so, Kane became the first Spurs player to score four hat-tricks in a season since Jimmy Greaves in the 1968/69 campaign. Tottenham: Hugo Lloris 7, Eric Dier 7, Jan Vertonghen 7, Toby Alderweireld 7, Ben Davies 7, Victor Wanyama 8, Mousa Dembele 8, Moussa Sissoko 8, Dele Alli 8, Son Heung-min 8, Harry Kane 9. Read More »

Cloud Computing Upsets Preakness 2017

On a sloppy track, he covered the 1 1/4 miles in 2:03.59 to beat Lookin At Lee by 2 3/4 lengths and Battle of Midway by 7 3/4. Cloud Computing ran away from the competition at Pimilico racetrack in Baltimore on Saturday to capture a win at the Preakness Stakes. Read More »

Celtics say Isaiah Thomas is out for the rest of the postseason

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Brian McKeon, the Celtics' chief medical officer. The Celtics trail the Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 in the series with game three set for Sunday night in Cleveland. Of course, the Bulls lost Rajon Rondo to a broken thumb in Game 2 and the Celtics had Thomas at full tilt, playing like insane to honor the memory of his sister who died in an auto accident. Read More »

Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

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Earlier on Sunday, the defending London champs Scotland scored a sensational 24-21 quarterfinal win over New Zealand who lead 21-0 at one stage in the match. The two teams were well matched and Siviwe Soyizwape used his power to put the sides level, until Perry Baker put on the jet shoes against Rosko Specman in the second half and crossed in the corner. Read More »

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

The one thing I can assure you is that the Predators aren't just going to roll over. The Nashville Predators will advance to their first ever Stanley Cup Final if they can win this game. "They were the better team tonight for two periods and they deserved the game", Senators coach Guy Boucher said. Chris Wagner scored the only goal on a frustrating day for the Ducks , who began the game without injured 30-goal scorers Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves before losing starting goalie ... Read More »

McGregor applies for Nevada boxing licence

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Nevada State Athletic Commission chief Bob Bennett recently confirmed that Mayweather versus McGregor is "an approvable fight" due to the latter's striking ability within the UFC, and boxing background. Mayweather's a phenomenal fighter, and so is McGregor. Mayweather said: "If [McGregor's] signed a contract..." "We have to give the people what they want to see". Read More »

Maria Sharapova Posts Allusive Retort After French Open Rejection

Since the end of her ban, Sharapova has used wild-card entries to play three events on the WTA Tour to improve her world ranking to the point at which she can automatically enter anywhere again. Sharapova will have to break new ground if she is to win Wimbledon this year as no qualifier has won the women's singles title. The five-time Grand Slam victor had plummeted to 211. Read More »

Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

Twitter had varying feelings about James not getting to get all dressed up and sit next to Harden, Leonard , and Westbrook in a Heisman-lite sort of ceremony. He was named third-team All-NBA by a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters who vote for the positions. Cavs-Celtics: James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating 117-104 win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

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The former No. 1 player in the world hasn't won since The Players Championship past year, but he's had a lot of success in Dallas before. Along with the low scores and Day's five straight birdies, there was Garcia shooting 29 on the back nine; Horschel holing out from a bunker on No. Read More »

Watch as Cloud Computing stuns the 2017 Preakness Stakes

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It was a cool, cloudy afternoon at Pimlico, where the overcast sky became representative of the mood of the record 140,327 fans when Always Dreaming's Triple Crown hopes ended at the aging Baltimore racetrack. "This is not at all like what I do in the rest of my life, but it does provide one of the highest levels of excitement that a person can have". "I came to the Preakness many , many times ", Klarman said. Read More »

Conte backs Terry to play on

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The 36-year-old defender, who will leave Chelsea after 22 years this summer, started in the league for the first time since September in Monday's 4-3 win over Watford. He continued: "We also want to prepare in the right way for the FA Cup final against Arsenal. John has all these characteristics". Terry will lift the 15th major trophy of his career afterwards - his fifth Premier League title - and will hope to conclude his Chelsea career with a 16th at Wembley. Read More »

Cahill: Crucial Chelsea get Conte signature on new deal

Chelsea are seeking a record 30th win of the season, while the Blues must also prepare for the May 27 FA Cup final with Arsenal. Of course, its hard to add anything to the discussion about Terry that hasn't already been said. The 47-year-old maintained his line that his focus is on immediate targets - but he did say the plan is for his wife Elisabetta and daughter Vittoria to join him in London this summer. Read More »

Is Golden State making the NBA Finals just a formality?

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Aldridge brought it in Game 1 against the Warriors as well, scoring 28 points in a two-point defeat. After Gregg Popovich's rant to the media in which he referenced Zaza's history and ostensibly called him a dirty player, the tensions between the two teams have only tightened. Read More »

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby; Kansas-owned McCraken eighth

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Jockey Christophe Soumillon immediately pulled him up in case he was injured. I figure if the horse can't take itself seriously then why should I? The win is the second for trainer Todd Pletcher. "Todd and I talked about it - just make sure you come out running and get a position you would like to have", Velazquez said of his intentions for his relatively inexperienced mount. Read More »

The Pittsburgh Penguins have to be better in Game 7

Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with Alex Ovechkin in the first period of Game 6 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 8, 2017. Read More »

Nashville Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

Getzlaf, the Ducks' leading scorer in the post-season, expressed a measure of remorse after the Ducks' 3-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. The NHL announced the fine several hours before Game 5 against the Nashville Predators . "We have won in Nashville before, and there is no reason we can not go into that building and win Monday". Johansen collected 14 goals and 47 assists while playing in all 82 regular-season games in 2016-17. Read More »

Lahm, Alonso Bid Farewell To The Game

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I thought about it a lot and am now looking forward to the time after hanging up my boots. "My time in England was, for me, spectacular". As for his future, Alonso plans to pass the test to ride a motorbike, take a break from football and travel with his family. Read More »

Silva Yet To Decide Hull Future

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Then when you look at the hosts, their top goalscorer in the league this season is Robert Snodgrass with seven goals, who left the club in January, and that will show everyone the big difference in the two sides. "It's impossible to talk about other clubs because Hull deserve my respect". "Of course we will play against one team playing in a very, very, very good moment". Read More »

Conte not decided on starting berth for Terry

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Conte brought infectious enthusiasm, new training and nutrition methods as well as a new 3-4-3 formation that brought out the best in the Londoners. He's a legend for this club and in this season he has been very important to win this title. Read More »

Chelsea planning surprises for John Terry as defender bids farewell to club

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John Terry has been their only player to be sent off, in the FA Cup against Peterborough United. "But if there is someone who is happy to focus on his past, then he's not a victor". Triple H, a 14-time WWE world championship victor who is also an executive vice president at the company, sent the specially designed belt to Terry as a tribute to his career at the top of the game. Read More »

Wenger hoping for one last upset to save Champions League record

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Instead of looking at the final weekend in the Premier League , Graeme Souness has used his weekly column in the Sunday Times to consider how the FA Cup final will play out. And although the victory in the last round over Manchester United in his field was already the third in the last 4 rounds, Arsenal still remains only on the 6th line, behind the zone of the Champions League by 6 points. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas leaves Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 with hip strain

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I think ultimately they were terrific, we were poor. The No. 1-seeded Celtics must win at least one of those games if they are going to play another home game this season. You've got to be able to pick up the slack certainly when other guys aren't available. Their two best players, Thomas and Al Horford , didn't make a field goal in the first half. Read More »

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

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The team didn't provide any additional details Saturday on his condition. The Orange County Register reported Lasorda had been in the hospital for several days.? He also pitched three seasons in the mid-1950s, with the Dodgers and Kansas City Athletics. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp Talks About Liverpool's Champions League Chances

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Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Wenger has also never lost a home match against Everton, with Arsenal's last defeat to the Toffees on home soil coming way back in January 1996. Despite not playing European football throughout the entire season, Liverpool have been well off the pace and they now find themselves 17 points behind league champions Chelsea. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick memorabilia to be featured at the Smithsonian

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According to USA Today , Edwards still "drips with passion as he reflects on the role and platform of sports as a conduit for social change". Stills, who won the Dolphins' Nat Moore Community Service Award for his charitable work last season, said being at events such as Friday's golf tournament, which benefits City Year Miami, has always been a priority. Read More »

Sergio Garcia moves into contention at windy Sawgrass

McGirt is just the 26th player to record two eagles in one round during The Players Championship and just the sixth to do so on the back-nine at TPC Sawgrass. With a win, Garcia would join Tiger Woods (2001) as the only player to win the Masters and the Players Championship in the same year. The ball came straight left off the putter, missing the hole and leaving another 1-and-a-half feet coming back for double bogey. Read More »

Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta hit by fastball

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Goldschmidt smacked a two-run dinger in the first, then a solo shot in the fifth. Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Cervelli celebrates with Adam Frazier (26) after scoring a run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix. Read More »