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Mourinho: Inexperienced Manchester United line-up not ideal for Palace match

However, The Mirror reports that the offer on the table hinges on United qualifying for the Champions League, which will be the case if they overcome Ajax in Stockholm. "The only positive is to save my players to give them better conditions for Wednesday", Mourinho said . A tough one to predict as we do not know what kind of team Mourinho will start with. Read More »

Angel Gomes becomes Premier League's first 21st century player


Gomes has been at United since he was seven years old and has always played above his age group, representing the under-18s when he was only 14 and became the youngest player to score a hat-trick for the club at Academy level in 15 years. Marcus Rashford picked up the Jimmy Murphy award last year with Cameron Borthwick-Jackson being named the reserve Team Player of the Year. Angel Gomes trained with Manchester United's first team on Friday after making history at the club's end-of-season ... Read More »

Celtics best Lakers to secure top pick

In 2013, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge traded Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry and D.J. White to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, Kris Joseph, Keith Bogans, three first-round picks (2014, 2016 and 2018), and the right to swap first-round picks in 2017. Read More »

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the National Basketball Association lottery


Finally, after years of NBA Draft lottery misfortune, the Boston Celtics got their payback in a big way on Tuesday night by getting the top pick in June's draft. "I know that we have to play a lot better at the start", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. Holding the best odds (25 percent) of any of the 14 teams, the Celtics were granted the first overall pick and have their choice of any player in this tremendously strong draft class. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan Says Raptors Would Have Won If They Had LeBron James

Team president Masai Ujiri says the Toronto Raptors need a "culture reset" after a post-season that ended in a second-round sweep at the hands of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. That'll be my fourth time. The future is bring, and for the Cavaliers, it will mean sweeping one more team so that the can rest before the alluring Finals trilogy. Read More »

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney may miss out on Old Trafford sendoff


I hope next summer he is no longer the highest transfer fee and then the pressure goes to somebody else. Man United, under the guidance of Louis van Gaal, won 2-1 thanks to Jesse Lingard's stunning extra-time volley. The coach said that the match against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford should be played on Saturday, instead of Sunday because it will hardly make any difference. Read More »

Passenger detained after causing disturbance on flight


A 25-year-old man was restrained with duct tape and escorted by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents off an American Airlines on Friday (May 19) after passengers say he was acting erratically with a laptop and appeared to make an effort to enter the plane's cockpit, the Washington Post reported . Read More »

Kim captures THE PLAYERS title

The 41-year-old got a reprieve after a discrepancy in the points structure used for players competing on major medical exemptions was highlighted. "I haven't decided when, but I have five years of exemption, so we will see". This is why we don't laud (Poulter's shot). He missed the par putt, and only had one really good look at birdie the rest of the way. Si Woo Kim , who shot 68, is 7-under. Read More »

Mourinho seals winning record on 250th Premier League game

United chiefs are not looking to replace Mourinho, but are being careful about an extended deal for Mourinho that has been on ice since the start of the year. Palace almost leveled matters 10 minutes into the second half when Wilfried Zaha picked out Christian Benteke, who sent a header against the crossbar. Read More »

Resilient Pens head home with momentum as Game 5 looms


Louis Blues, fresh off a 4-1 series victory over the Minnesota Wild. I think I'll use my free pass and say I don't know, because the play of both teams this series has been wildly inconsistent. Patric Hornqvist, Bryan Rust and Justin Schultz all seem to be trending towards getting back in the lineup sooner, rather than later. After limiting the Penguins to just 3 goals in the first 3 games of the series , the Sens found themselves in a 3-0 hole mid-way through Game 4. Read More »

EPL: Misery for Arsenal as Manchester City, Liverpool enter Champions League

And with the England global likely operating at tip of a midfield diamond once again, he will support the pairing of Daniel Sturridge and the returning Roberto Firmino up front. They looked to have clinched it through first half goals from Hector Bellerin and Alexis Sanchez to put them 2-0 in front of Everton . Wenger's men are one point behind fourth-placed Liverpool , hosts to Middlesbrough in their final game, and three behind third-placed Manchester City, who play at Watford. Read More »

The Warriors destroy the Spurs, 136-100

We're playing very possibly the best team in the league... Pachulia left the game injured for a Warriors team already without key reserve forward Andre Iguodala , held out because of soreness in his left knee that limited him to 10 minutes in Game 1 . Read More »

Could Notts County be the first club to play Tottenham Hotspur…

Tottenham are guaranteed second place in the Premier League - their highest finish in the history of the competition - and will participate in the group stages of next season's Champions League. I am not too anxious about moving and I don't think the other players are too anxious either. "For now it is to say to the fans and everyone that we will give our best and try to fight again next season to try to win the league". Read More »

Paul Pogba Starts - Manchester United Team vs Crystal Palace Confirmed


United's starting lineup had an average age of 22 years, 284 days. Pogba pointed to the sky after scoring his goal. The quartet performed impressively on what could have been a long afternoon for much-changed United given Palace boss Sam Allardyce ignored Mourinho's plea to go "slow" with a strong line-up at Old Trafford. Read More »

Everton boss Ronald Koeman aiming for Champions League qualification next season

Back in the day I said in an interview coaching wasn't Arsene's strong point. "Their thoughts are completely independent from Sunday's result but of course we all think we would feel much better if we win". Everton are guaranteed to finish seventh in the league, with a cavernous 15-point gap over eighth-place Southampton going into the final day. 'Is Liverpool favourite? Yes. Read More »

Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes


It was not until the last sixteenth of a mile that Leparoux realized he had company. The 13-1 long shot was one of five fresh horses in the Preakness that didn't run two weeks ago in the Kentucky Derby. He continued to valiantly fight on after taking the race to favored Always Dreaming early and often. He'd won his first four by a combined 23¼ lengths. Read More »

Ukraine's Svitolina reaches Italian Open final


Ukraine's Elina Svitolina returns the ball during her semi final match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome , Saturday, May 20, 2017. It's really tough to stop because of the rain but here we are, I'm in the final and it's really nice. Svitolina raced to a 5-0 lead in the final set before completing a Tour-leading 31st match win this year. Read More »

Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Goaltender Matt Murray turning aside 24 shots in his first start since April 6. They're competitors. I understand. As we know: bounces can change anything, and the Sens got some life with less than 2 minute left in the period. The 27-year-old was crunched into the boards on a unsafe hit from Bobby Ryan, one that drew a penalty only on Ian Cole , who throttled Ryan in retaliation. Read More »

Cavaliers pummel Celtics in record-setting fashion

Welp. The Cleveland Cavaliers utterly embarrassed the Boston Celtics in Boston last night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals and leave everyone with the sense of the inevitable. The win was the Cavaliers' 12th in a row in the playoffs (one shy of matching the National Basketball Association record, set by the 1988-89 Los Angeles Lakers), dating back to last year's finals. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton buoyant after 'rawest fight' with Sebastian Vettel in Spain

The win leaves Hamilton six points behind Vettel in the drivers' championship and promises much for the season ahead. "This one I was on a knife edge the whole way, flat chat, first trying to catch him... The season's most exciting grand prix so far started dramatically at the first corner when Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes and Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari touched wheels with the Ferrari then sideswiping the Red Bull of Max Verstappen , which was overtaking on the outside. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez Like A Devil On The Pitch Says Arsene Wenger


Manchester City's victory over West Brom means Arsenal need to beat Everton on Sunday and hope Liverpool slip up at home to Middlesbrough to gate-crash the top four. "By doing this, we can send a message to Stan Kroenke and Arsene Wenger that Arsenal should be doing so much better". We can talk and talk, at the end let's make 75 points. Read More »

Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final


The pair traded blows as the standard went up a couple of notches for the closing games but unlike the past two years it was Nadal bossing the pivotal moments and a year to the day since their last meeting in Rome when Djokovic emerged victorious in straight sets, it was his Spanish rival who stood on the brink of victory. Read More »

US Olympic boxer Stevenson wins again on Crawford undercard


Crawford's savvy footwork enabled him to fight at whatever distance he wanted and create advantageous punching angles. The fighters stared at each other after the round ended, but Crawford seized control from there. "I stopped the fight because I didn't want him to take any more punishment", Joel Diaz said. Maicelo (25-3, 12 KOs) appeared to be OK as he was carried out, motioning his hand to a crowd that included numerous Peruvian's fans. Read More »

Arsenal 2/5 to win against Everton in Sunday's Premier League clash

For Liverpool to clinch a top-four spot ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United , who heavily outspent them in the transfer market, would be a significant achievement. "The owner is aware that he has made many mistakes, but this is a long project". "It's unpredictable", Wenger said. Is Liverpool favourite? Yes. We showed that at home. Read More »

Rising Pune Supergiants Dark Horse to Win IPL 2017

Supergiant scored 162-4 then offspinner Washington Sundar triple strike undermined Mumbai's top order and restricted it to 142-9 on a slow Wankhede Stadium pitch. Sundar was awarded the player of the match for his match-winning spell. Match within the matchSteven Smith against Mitchell McClenaghan, and Rohit Sharma against Adam Zampa are two contests that promise to be exciting. Read More »

Wenger desperate for lifeline in Premier League finale


Arsene Wenger admits he is more fearful than ever that Arsenal will miss out on the Champions League . "Have a look at my career, my seasons were always on the last match ", said Klopp, who failed to qualify for the Champions League nearly exactly 12 months ago by losing the Europa League final to Sevilla. Read More »

Milos Raonic advances to 3rd round at Madrid Open


He schooled a clearly frustrated Tomas Berdych who just could not get it together when it counted, except when it came to killing his racquet at the end. A finalist in Madrid in 2014, Nishikori had lost the last 10 matches against Djokovic , including in the semi-finals in Madrid previous year. Read More »

Jose Mourinho set to offer a glimpse of Manchester United's future


United could see their revenues drop by nearly £50m as well as forfeit £20m from their sponsorship deal with Adidas should they lose the final. Mourinho's Manchester United have struggled in the Premier League this season, finishing sixth despite being second favourites for the title at the start of the campaign. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Ruled Out For Rest Of Playoffs


Thomas said when asked if he should have made the All-NBA First Team. Thomas also stated that he believes they could together thrive as teammates. Fultz is a candidate to be selected No. "I think the opportunity that would be there would be incredible", Fultz said . I mean, it says a lot, but I want to be so much better. A 5-foot-8 guard who was the last selection in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas emerged as a star this season, averaging almost 29 points and ... Read More »

Wenger looks for salvation

Liverpool know a win will guarantee them a top four finish and if they score a bucket load of goals there's a possibility they could overtake City on goal difference should Pep Guardiola's side draw at Watford. " We approach this game like we do always ", said the Dutchman. "We have spoken to some players we want already". Steve Agnew's relegated side have won once on their demoralising travels in the Premier League this season, at Sunderland , the only team inferior to themselves. Read More »

Wizards look to protect home court, force Game 7


Horford used his three-point ability to coax Gortat out onto the perimeter, which both freed up the lane for the Celtics and created a weird switch for them to exploit. The Celtics starters outscored Washington's , 92-66. Bradley continued to pour in points and added 11 more in the second frame, giving him a sum of 25 for the night on 10-of-13 shooting. Read More »