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Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series win

Mohammad Abbas claimed his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket to trigger a West Indies first innings collapse to 247 all out in the morning session after they had resumed in the relatively comfortable position of 218 for five. Two balls earlier, Gabriel had been given out caught at silly point but the decision was overturned amid high drama when video review showed the ball had struck only his pad. Read More »

Can achieve greater success with Liverpool, says Philippe Coutinho dismissing transfer talks

After the initial relief though, Klopp said it would be straight down to work to make sure Liverpool were ready to give a good account of themselves against Europe's elite. That, in turn, may have a positive effect on their domestic form. When he has been fit, the 27-year-old has regularly been second-fiddle to Roberto Firmino - though he insists his future on Merseyside is not a topic of debate. Read More »

Manchester United outclass Ajax to win Europa League


And they took the lead on 18 minutes through Paul Pogba's whose shot from range took a deflection and looped over Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana on its way into the net. Manchester United are a Price Boosted 16/1 with Sky Bet to win next season's Champions League after earning a spot in the competition via their Europa League triumph. Read More »

Manchester United win the Europa League


And we have to say that the person who needs to be credited the most for this job is Jose Mourinho . "This game reminded me of Inter-Bayern Munich, as I felt we had it in the bag from the first minute", Mourinho told Sky Sport Italia. The planned pre-match one minute's silence, in honor of the victims of the blast, rapidly turned into 60 seconds of applause, during which United's fans chanted poignantly " Manchester , Manchester" for the first time. Read More »

NFL loosens up celebration dance rule


But after record-setting rain this winter, the teams said it won't be completed until the summer of 2020, and the league anxious that was too close to the Super Bowl date in early 2021. The Bengals' Marvin Lewis, who coached serial end-zone celebrators Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson, opposes the new rule . That means players still won't be able to dunk on the goal post, use outside props (even if it's to call your mom to tell her you scored) or do any "Key & Peele"-style end zone ... Read More »

Rosberg: Hamilton v Vettel awesome for F1

That could open the door for Alonso to join ahead of next year, but Mercedes boss Toto Wolff previously suggested that his character and previous fractious relationship with current driver Lewis Hamilton when the pair were together at McLaren in 2007 would make a move hard. Read More »

The Celtics Pulled Off the NBA Upset of the Year


James did not do that Sunday in a 111-108 loss in which the Cavs owned a 21-point lead midway through the third quarter. James was ineffective, scoring just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting with six turnovers. "Every time we scored, they came back and scored". Lets regroup and get back to playing desperate basketball, which they did tonight. There were so many moments in which he came up big right when his team needed him, like when he hit that jumper in the first half, and a layup at ... Read More »

How Antonio Conte and Chelsea F.C. are changing the Premier Leauge


We try to win our games and past year was just a one off, especially for a team like Chelsea with the players we have here. "We definitely feel we can do something in the Champions League", Fabregas said in The Guardian . It's been a few years since Chelsea have won it and I missed out on one in the last minute. However, Chelsea's only defeat in the last eight Premier League meetings came at The Hawthorns in May 2015, a 3-0 loss after they had already won the title. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Proved He's Ready to Take the Throne


He knows that. We know that. If LeBron James was even a shell of his usual self in Game 3 against the Boston Celtics , the Cleveland Cavaliers would be up 3-0 in the conference finals and beginning to size up the Golden State Warriors for what would be an NBA Finals rematch. Read More »

Brock Osweiler didn't know Texans were going to trade him


Osweiler was traded in the offseason to the Browns in a very conventional deal by National Football League standards. "This has just been a tremendous experience". "I need to earn my stripes here". "If I came out here and told you guys I wanted to be the back-up then I am in the wrong business". But even by those often freaky standards, Brock Osweiler has had an odd first few months with the team. Read More »

Watch MI vs RPS live IPL 10 Qualifier 1 on Hotstar


MI will try to enter into the final round now as the team is the worth one. For Rising Pune Supergiant , the three batsmen at the top will be crucial to the team. The hosts, who are also two-time league champions, finished on top of the table with 20 points from 14 games. However, Pune would sorely miss Ben Stokes , their most expensive buy of IPL , who has gone back for national duties. Read More »

Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after seeing red against Everton


In more positive team news, Wenger said Alexis Sanchez is "OK" after struggling with a thigh problem, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is also in contention after returning from a hamstring problem. "He has not played 90 minutes for a long time", Wenger said. Arsene Wenger can set a record of his own if he wins the cup for a seventh time - he now shares top spot with George Ramsay, whose Aston Villa sides won it on six occasions between 1887 and 1920. Read More »

False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction


Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Juan Nicasio (12) is shown in the background. Following a rain-delayed victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game that finished around 2 a.m. Braves: 3B Adonis Garcia , on the disabled list with Achilles tendinitis, is likely to play two rehab games with Triple-A Gwinnett before returning for Friday's game at the Los Angeles Angels. Read More »

Curry Scores 36pts, Warriors Sweep Spurs, Advanced To NBA Finals

The NBA Finals will get underway on June 1st at Oracle Arena, regardless of who comes out of the East. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he's not sure yet whether he'll be able to coach in the NBA Finals as he continues to deal with complications from back surgery two years ago that have kept him from coaching the past 10 playoff games. Read More »

We can't remember the last time we saw Jose Mourinho this happy


It is only a trophy but if we can support them with this one percent then that's good. "This trophy is for them". Ajax had reached the final by winning their home matches in style. The Europa League final proved to be a game too far for Ajax. "Since the beginning we had this in our minds and the way we played the final was very intelligent". Read More »

Murray to start Game 4 for Penguins


According to Elias Sports, the victor of Game 3 when a series is tied 1-1 is 205-99, including a 3-2 record this year. Better change the goalie. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said his ever-injured group has demonstrated a knack for responding which starts with the captain. Read More »

Nobody can talk - Pogba feels Manchester United silenced critics


In fact, his son, Jose Junior, even wrestled his dad to the ground in a moment of sheer euphoria and happiness that we haven't always seen from the Manchester United manager. It was a great final and my first European final with United, hopefully the first of many . Mourinho has been linked with another busy summer after spending over £150m after his arrival with the likes of Pogba and Mkhitaryan joined by Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who missed the final in Stockholm through injury. Read More »

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Wenger previously admitted the uncertainty over his future had contributed to their struggles but he batted away further questions about a new contract on Wednesday. "The club has a big job to do in summer, we want to keep players like Alexis and end all the speculation about what could happen". "He (Sanchez) needs to go through some tests at the moment". Read More »

Ajax ready to take on Manchester United in Europa League final

The United players, with hearts full of sadness over the 22 victims killed by an ISIS suicide bomber, will do their best to win this game not just for themselves, but for their home town. Firstly, the London outfit will require a Manchester United defeat in the Europa League final. "They have the same philosophy and they know what to do when the game starts", Van der Sar told the Times . Read More »

Cloud of uncertainly looms over Wenger as Arsenal miss Champions League


Despite ending with a 3-1 win over Everton , Arsenal fans vented their fury against American sports tycoon Stan Kroenke who has reportedly rejected a $1.3 billion takeover bid from the club's second largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov. As the dust settles on a Premier League season dominated by Antonio Conte's Chelsea team, the pundits have been picking their star performers from the campaign. Read More »

Security tight ahead of Europa League final in Stockholm

Manchester was plunged into tragedy on Monday when 22 people were killed by a bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in the city center. After an extended period of defending, United lumbered forward, and after a awful throw-in from Ajax left back Jairo Riedelwald, they broke forward to give Paul Pogba - famously quite an expensive player - a chance to get a shot off at Onana's goal, with a deflection from Colombian prodigy Davinson Sanchez spiralling the ball into the net. Read More »

Chelsea announce details for Premier League trophy parade

Even if he stays in a non-playing role, the end of this season will bring a 22-year Chelsea career to a close. Chelsea wrapped up their sixth English title with a win at West Brom on Friday, and the home fans were in a celebratory mood as they welcomed the champions back to Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Manchester United Beat Ajax to Win the Europa League

Mkhitaryan has been vital in helping Manchester United to reach the Europa League final. "Ed Woodward has my list, what I want, what I would like for more than two months". This trophy is for them". Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has seemed unhappy at times during his first season at Old Trafford , despite successes such as an EFL Cup win and a 25-game unbeaten run in the league. Read More »

Watch final match of Ireland Tri-Nation Series


The win at Clontarf promoted Bangladesh to sixth place, above Sri Lanka in the standings, with just four months to go before the cut-off date of September 30 when the top eight are guaranteed automatic qualification for the finals in England. Read More »

Klopp proud of Liverpool return to Champions League


Former Manchester United manager Ferguson issued a staunch defence of under-pressure Wenger this week, describing the Frenchman's critics as "ridiculous" and insisting long-term reigns do bring about success. "I think Cech has been great, world class, but he's coming towards the end, and they need a centre midfielder, a centre-forward and a centre-half". Read More »

Manchester United defeat Ajax to lift Europa League trophy


The Red Devils eventually took the lead as Paul Pogba received a pass from Fellaini and his left foot shot was deflected by Ajax defender Sanchez and it took a wicked deflection past the goalkeeper to make it 1-0. Paul Pogba lifts the trophy after winning the Europa League with Manchester United . "We wouldn't think twice", Mourinho said. But this is their chance to make a statement, as the victor takes home the trophy and earns a spot in the 2017-18 Champions League group ... Read More »

Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho


One in Europe, the only trophy the Red Devils had never won (they are the sixth club to have won the full set), and a ticket back into the big time of the Champions League . "We prefer it this way than finish fourth, third or second [in the Premier League]". Victory enabled United to complete a sweep of European trophies - joining Juventus , Ajax , Bayern Munich , and Chelsea as the only clubs to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup ... Read More »