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Sarfraz says no pressure on Pakistan

And while that game may be particularly special for the fans back home, Sarfraz insists his side will take its preparations one day, and one game, at a time . Bangladesh are in their first ICC Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the ICC ODI rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over the last 18 months. Read More »

Manchester United Became the UEFA Europa League Champion


If we could we would change peoples lives for this cup - we would not think twice. Manchester United star Paul Pogba insists he would be happy if Juventus won the Champions League, wishing his former club luck. Peter Bosz's effervescent team caused United some uncomfortable moments, but without ever threatening to pull off an upset. "I'm anxious a little bit in case something happens tonight, but I guess it's always a risk you take anyway and go to high profile games", she said. Read More »

José Mourinho Walks Off During Interview With Geoff Shreeves


Mourinho reiterated that United's priority is the UEFA Europa League following their inability to get into next season's Champions League by finishing in the top four. Winning that competition carries entry into the Champions League group stages. There were no injuries and it's one less match to play because at this moment the Premier League matches for us are matches we don't want to play. Read More »

How Manchester United can be improved to compete with the elite


With the game played in the shadow of Monday's bomb attack at a pop concert in Manchester, which left 22 dead and 64 injured, Bosz said his players were influenced by that event. Two trophies, qualification for the Champions League , and a re-establishment of the club's old aura and winning mentality. Ibrahimovic, 35, scored 28 goals in all competitions for United this season , defying critics who suggested he would struggle in England. Read More »

Cabrera, Davidson, Garcia lead White Sox over Tigers 8-2


The second game, scheduled for 8:10 p.m. Tomorrow, the White Sox will host Detroit for a straight doubleheader beginning at 1:10 p.m. RH Buck Farmer (2017 debut) vs. The White Sox have won three of the five games in this series this season. Tyler Danish will pitch the second game for Chicago , with Michael Fulmer going for Detroit. Read More »

Mumbai Indians march into IPL final, beat Knight Riders

On the other hand, Kolkata knocked out the defending champions in the eliminator. Replying to a query, Sharma said T20 is about momentum and hence the team won the game despite the wicket being a bit slow. Unless Ishank Jaggi and Suryakumar Yadav had scored a 56 runs partnership for sixth wicket, KKR would have bundled out for one of their lowest ever scores. Read More »

NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule)

James passed Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading scorer in league Playoff history in the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night game five closeout of the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith (5), Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko and Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) wait for a rebound during the first half. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic coy on Manchester United future


He has been out since last month after he sustained a serious knee injury in the quarterfinal match against Anderlecht. 'When you win, you are always good, you don't feel even more pain. They were playing behind the bench, shouting and doing everything. Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not start for United as he was injured but did play an important role in his side reaching the final. Read More »

Manchester attack: Chelsea FC Cancel Victory Parade

Referee Michael Oliver (C) shows the red card to send off Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny (2R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 21, 2017 . Read More »

Formula One's Fernando Alonso adds interest to this year's Indy 500


An unprecedented event in motorsports , the Bruce McLaren-founded organization is undertaking the supreme task of running both the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and the Monaco Grand Prix - the crown jewel events, respectively, in the Verizon IndyCar Series and Formula One. Read More »

Zimmer ready to coach despite his eye woes


By returning during the first full week of June, Zimmer would be back in time for Vikings minicamp, which runs from June 13-15. Last week, the team announced he was taking a break to recover and would miss some of OTA practices. Zimmer also provided details on his right eye, which now contains a gas bubble. He said its "basically like looking through a water balloon". "I don't want to go blind in this eye (but) if that's what it is, that's what it is", he said. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane keeping LaLiga title focus

A subsequent victory against Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3 would give Madrid its first European double since the 1957-58 season. Individual stats were not the aim Wednesday, though, and Zidane removed his top scorer with the game won and six minutes remaining. Read More »

Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy will assess injuries before BMW PGA Championship

Sergio Garcia , right, of Spain, is congratulated on the 17th tee after hitting a hole-in-one during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He has played 26 rounds on the Players Stadium Course dating to his rookie season in 2008 and he has broken 70 only twice. It wasn't quite the same as Garcia's ace on the 17th hole, but Day delivered one of the best shots of the round when he holed out from 66 feet on the No. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes have 'work to do' for Monaco qualifying

In the first session, Hamilton was followed by Vettel, Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Bottas - who is the other driver to win a race this season. Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat after recording the third quickest time in P2 behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - who got pole position here previous year. Read More »

Manchester United's Europa League win completes the set


Referring to the cup win, which earns United a place in the Champions League next season, Pogba, who opened the scoring before Mkhitaryan doubled the lead, added: "We knew we were going to play in the Europa League and the goal was to win the Europa League". Read More »

Wenger will make "deal with the devil" to secure top four


It is a huge ask but all the indications are that he still believes absolutely in his abilities to meet that challenge. The race for the final two tickets to next season's Champions League will go to the wire after Arsenal retained their slim hopes of finishing in the Premier League's top four thanks to a late burst from Alexis Sanchez against Sunderland on Tuesday. Read More »

Knight Riders end defending champions Sunrisers' run in IPL

Krunal Pandya top-scored with an unbeaten 45 off 30 balls and Rohit scored 26 and carried Mumbai Indians to 111-4 with more than five overs to spare. Mumbai Indians will lock horns with Kolkata Knight Kniders in an all-important match in the Qualifier 2 of Indian Premiere League Season 10 at Bangalore's M. Read More »

Manchester United wins Europa League title to lift grieving city


Talk over his Old Trafford future has built throughout the season, leading him to release a statement to Press Association Sport in February confirming he would be staying despite interest from China. "We felt the suffering and the sadness of the city of Manchester and we tried to give this trophy for them". "I'm disappointed because you play finals to win them". Read More »

Quality, not quantity, matters as Manchester United seek to strengthen


An emotional evening in Stockholm began with a moment of silence and applause, in memory of those killed at a concert at Manchester Arena, before goals from Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan clinched a 2-0 victory over Ajax. After scoring the opening goal Manchester reverted to Mourinho-type, playing functional football without any beauty, joyless football without fantasy. Read More »

Morgan and Moeen punish Proteas bowlers

Jason Roy (1) fell early to a Quinton de Kock catch as England made a shaky start, but Morgan's men had piled on a further 98 runs through Alex Hales (61) and Joe Root (37) by the time De Kock took a second catch to see off the former. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics - 5/23/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

It was James' lowest point total in the playoffs since he scored seven for Miami in the 2014 conference finals against in, and before Boston's comeback, James was 49-0 in playoff games his team led by at last 20 points. Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates. "Play confident", Smith said, when asked for his reaction to James' 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting in a stunning 111-108 loss to ... Read More »

French draw has Djokovic-Nadal clash in semis

Heading into the French Open , . Potential second-round opponent Carlos Berlocq knows his way around a claycourt, Fabio Fognini (last 32) can beat anyone on this surface on his day and the same can be said about Gael Monfils (last 16) who will be playing in front of his home fans. Read More »

Subban's approach to Preds: Open mind is (Cup) gold mine


A closer look, however, reveals the glass slipper might not fit. This team has learned over the last decade that nothing can be taken for granted. It's not one or two individuals who win a championship. So did Sullivan's ability to cut through the noise when he replaced the professorial Mike Johnston in December 2015. Brian Dumoulin and Justin Schultz are quietly effective, but players like Olli Maatta, Ian Cole, and Ron Hainsey don't do much to move the needle, and Trevor Daley and Chad ... Read More »

An emotional victory for Manchester United


Mourinho and United took the winning option, overpowering a talented by lightweight Ajax to give their season and thousands of celebrating fans a warmer glow. As for Ajax coach Peter Bosz , the frustration was clear as his side faltered in their bid to win their first European trophy in 22 years. "I'm disappointed because you play finals to win them". Read More »

Jose Mourinho reveals his Europa League celebrations were a secret code

The defeat means Ajax will not qualify directly for next season's Champions League competition and will have to take part in the qualifying rounds. He said: "I am very humble when I play finals". A two-time European champion with Porto and Inter Milan, Mourinho once declared he didn't want to win the Europa League. Read More »

Djokovic calls pairing with Agassi 'perfect fit'

Meanwhile, Djokovic who has been without a coaching team, after letting a lot of them go, last month, has announced that he will be working with former American great Andre Agassi in the coming months. "Looking at the trophy again brings back lots of memories". That's one of the things I felt like I needed is new inspiration, someone that knows exactly what I'm going through, you know, on the court, off the court. Read More »

Antonio Conte would love to stick with Chelsea for a generation

I think he deserves to work with Arsenal because he showed, in these 20 years, he is a good manager. "Le Professeur", as he became known, masterminded a double-winning campaign during his first full season in charge, but he saw the silverware dry up following his fourth FA Cup triumph in 2005, having also collected three Premier League titles. Read More »

Hamilton: Monaco 'the unicorn of races' in F1 career

Sebastian Vettel feels it is "about time" Ferrari won the Monaco Grand Prix , having not registered a Formula One victory at the famous street circuit in 16 years. The drivers have the day off today before tomorrow's all important qualifying on a track were it is nearly impossible to overtake. "Hopefully we'll see a step in performance on Saturday". Read More »