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Mourinho confirms Blind will miss Southampton game

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United midfielder Ander Herrera said: "It was a insane game and we suffered, but we're in the final". "I think it makes sense to say but I don't feel like that, I don't want the players to feel like that, I don't think the board feels like that because we work very hard". Read More »

Conte eyes Chelsea extension to reward Abramovich faith

Earlier in the season, when Chelsea beat Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League in what was Mourinho's first return to Stamford Bridge since being sacked by the Blues in December 2015, the Portuguese tactician was not impressed with Conte's antics. Read More »

Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera excel as Jose Mourinho delivers Europa League

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That's why when Wayne Rooney hoisted the Europa League trophy high into the Stockholm air on Wednesday night to spark wild celebrations among the United squad, Mourinho jumped in front of the players and staff and held up three fingers, before ordering them all to do the same to show off the fact that they had won the treble. Read More »

'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors

The world knows what I bring to the table and I can't do anything to control anything else. I have no discussion - Golden State, they've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP . I predict the Warriors winning in six games to reclaim the throne. Last year, of course, Boxer shelled out several selections from San Francisco's 21st Amendment Brewery and posted a photo of herself wearing a Cavs jersey after the Warriors gave up a 3-1 lead to lose ... Read More »

Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0

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Wood is 1-2 with a 3.57 ERA in seven career appearances (four starts) against the Cubs and received a no-decision on April 10 when he issued a season-worst five walks and allowed two runs (one earned) and three hits in 3 2/3 innings. "A little different from 2 pitches in Game 7", he said Friday . "That's a great team across there and Arrieta is a great pitcher". Texas Rangers 2 Boston Red Sox 6: The Red Sox win their 4th in a row, with Drew Pomeranz giving up 4 hits and 2 runs while ... Read More »

NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

For one, it's the first time that the Cavs and Warriors will face each other with both teams at full strength. Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue was quoted earlier this week saying he thought Boston's offense was "harder to defend" than Golden State's. Read More »

Hall of Fame pitcher Bunning dies at 85

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Bunning tweeted "Heaven got its No 1 starter today". Born in Southgate in 1931, Bunning graduated from Cincinnati's St. Xavier High School in 1949 and received a bachelor's degree in economics from Xavier University in 1953. He is part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Bunning is survived by his wife Mary Catherine Theis. In 1996 the Veterans Committee elected Bunning to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and in 2001 the Phillies retired his #14 jersey. Read More »

Cavs Back to Finals

Golden State led the league with 67 wins this season and is a staggering 27-1 in its last 28 games - including a flawless 12-0 in the Western Conference playoffs, the first time a team has gone this deep into an National Basketball Association postseason without losing. Read More »

Chiefs win first Premiership title in thriller

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Having lost the final last season to the side they eliminated in the semis this year, it would have been absolutely massive for everyone involved at the club to put that behind them and claim the crown this time around. The men from Devon made it second time lucky as they shrugged off the disappointment of last year's Twickenham defeat by Sarries to deny Wasps . Read More »

Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying

The Russian has only just returned to action after a 15-month doping suspension and her ranking has fallen to 211 in the world. LTA chief Michael Downey said: 'We have received a two-year commitment from one of the most famous athletes in the world, Maria Sharapova , to play the Aegon Classic Birmingham. Read More »

Flu, shingles, fever - I'm lucky, says Murray

Agassi and Djokovic have been speaking regularly on the phone for the past couple of weeks but trained together for the first time on Thursday at Roland Garros . But a mixture of poor form, illness and even a lack of motivation mean that Andy Murray starts this season's French Open as the fifth-favourite with some bookmakers. Read More »

FA Cup Final: Arsenal Faces Squad Crisis for Saturday's Game Against Chelsea

Wenger's only trophy of the season could come at Wembley on Saturday when Arsenal looks to win the FA Cup for the third time in four years, against Premier League champion Chelsea . " Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks". The north London side lost 10-2 to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League as Arsenal exited at the last-16 stage for the seventh successive season. Read More »

Medals don't matter to Wenger

Asked during his pre-match press conference at Stamford Bridge if Wenger deserved to be considered one of the greats, Conte was emphatic. Indeed, Conte admitted recently the heavy loss to Arsenal was the turning point for Chelsea in their title-winning campaign, which Moses has now admitted the players still think about. Read More »

Rafael Nadal could meet Novak Djokovic in French Open semis

The French federation then refused to award Maria Sharapova a wild card for the tournament with the Russian on the comeback trail following a 15-month doping suspension. When that happens, I don't know. "I hope to be in good condition", Del Potro told ESPN television after practice at Roland Garros . "(2014 runner-up) Halep was my pick but I don't know how the ankle is? "He's someone who inspires me and that's what I felt I needed". Read More »

Corbyn to cheer on Arsenal at FA Cup final

I'm happy at the club. "It is a fantastic target and we don't know if in the future we have the chance to win this trophy". It is not the first time Wenger finds himself looking to the world's oldest cup competition for solace, with the FA Cup having enabled him to apply silver finishes to the season in both 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Mike Brown says coaching against the Cavaliers is the 'circle of life'

And finally, let's assume point guard Isaiah Thomas is completely healthy and available for the entire second round of these past playoffs, increasing the baseline of their win shares per 48 before adding the new players. So I think that helped shape my game. "The biggest thing for me sitting here after breaking the all-time scoring record in playoff history, is I did it just being me". Read More »

Vettel shows speed again with fastest time in final practice

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We have good downforce here, the rear of the auto feels like it is working the best it has so far this year. "I was pretty happy in the afternoon. We need to figure out why", said Hamilton . Meanwhile, Lance Stroll's miserable run continued. Stroll was not injured in the crash, but sustained significant damage to the front of his Williams, and the session was temporarily red-flagged as marshals removed his auto and the litter of debris. Read More »

Ton-up Morgan leaves Proteas with stiff chase

England's Eoin Morgan leaves the pitch after making 107 runs during the one day global against South Africa at Headingley, Leeds , England , Wednesday May 24. England's early lead in the three-match series was built on the back of Morgan's superb century - and fast bowler Chris Woakes' four key wickets. Read More »

Josh Harrop left delighted after netting in United debut

United take on Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday night. He added: "It's a defining moment in our season - we need to make sure we win". A much-changed United side, their youngster-ever Premier League line-up , beat Crystal Palace thanks to goals from 21-year-old Josh Harrop and Paul Pogba with 20-year-old McTominay starting in midfield. Read More »

Spurs Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done early Game 1

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He did not practice. That's just part of the game, it's been happening forever since I've been in the League. Leonard's presence would help that quest. Australian starting point guard Patty Mills had a forgettable game, missing four of his six shots for five points, while All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge was also quiet with eight points. Read More »

National Hockey League roundup: Senators force Game 7

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Ottawa was facing elimination for the first time in the playoffs. Ottawa last scored a power-play goal in Game 1 of a second round series against the New York Rangers . Getting to the final for the fourth time in less than 10 years would be a remarkable feat on its own for the Cole Harbour, N.S., native and a rarity in today's parity-infested National Hockey League. Read More »

Paul Pogba has had a much better season than you think

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Some 3.6 million people in the Netherlands watched Ajax lose the Europa League final to Manchester United 2-0 on television, broadcaster NOS said. They will learn a lot from it and become stronger. Mkhitaryan then flicked the ball home early in the second half following a corner and, with chants of " Manchester , Manchester" echoing around the stadium, United held on to win the one European trophy missing from the Old Trafford cabinet. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand reveals Jose Mourinho's transfer plans

Without a doubt players in our squad have people they knew who were caught up in the tragedy so that was in our minds. They were given no time to settle in the second half as Mkhitaryan leapt to knock Chris Smalling's knockdown from a corner into the roof of the net after 48 minutes. Read More »

Per Mertesacker returns to Arsenal starting line-up for FA Cup final

I didn't feel like I missed something by playing another game. "We have to forget that we won the league and be concentrated instead on this target", Conte said. "We could start as underdogs because we won the league and we celebrated". Wenger's selflessness and his love for the club were very apparent during the interview, as true to his style, his lack of self-interest was so prominent. Read More »

More than 60 players of 137 to keep name in National Basketball Association draft

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There are two rounds and 60 total selections. Many experts project Swanigan will be a late first-round or early second-round draft pick in the draft. His 28 double-doubles set a Big Ten record. He's now 6-foot-9, 250 pounds. That may be common on the drive, but it's become something of a lost art amongst post players. In many ways, it seems like the right move for both players. Read More »

LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List, Cavs Beat Celtics

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Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. Al Horford played well in his first season in Boston. Yes, they exceeded most people's expectations. For the third straight year, the Cavaliers will meet the Golden State Warriors in the finals are going to have their hands full in this series. In any case, the Cavaliers can't possibly ask James to fill all the holes on defense if they want to keep him fresh for the playoffs next season. Read More »

Donald and Melania Just Held the Hell Out of Each Other's Hands

Donald trump is expected to arrive to Israel in the next hour as part of his first foreign visit as president to the Middle East. Later that day when they were leaving for their next destination, the Trumps opted for the finger-hold which was achieved by Melania wrapping two of her fingers around one of her husband's fingers as they headed to a helicopter. Read More »

Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers will now face Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third straight season. "So that's the first thing I picked". "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James, who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years. Read More »

Crystal Palace survive, Hull relegated from Premier League

Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce celebrate, during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Hull City , at Selhurst Park, London , Sunday May 14, 2017 . I will give the board and the chairman my opinion'. Palace had needed only a draw to preserve their Premier League status but effectively secured victory with Christian Benteke's 17th goal of a largely hard season. Read More »

French Open 2017 odds: Who should you bet on at Roland Garros?

And of course, the top-seeded Andy Murray can not be overlooked. Usurped from the top of the rankings by Andy Murray last November and a shock second-round loser at the Australian Open , Djokovic enters the second major of the season facing the prospect of also relinquishing the last remaining grand slam crown in his possession. Read More »

Europa triumph is for bomb victims

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Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan , the scorers in the 2-0 victory, joined Juan Mata to dedicate Manchester United's Europa League triumph in Stockholm to the victims of Monday's Manchester terror attack. "It means the last piece in the puzzle", Mourinho said, "a club with every trophy in the world of football ". Manchester United's Wayne Rooney lifts the Europa League trophy. Read More »