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City 2-0 United in the first half


Speaking to Sky Sports in his post-match interview, Mourinho said of the Pogba rumours: "If the accusation from his agent is that he wants to go to other clubs, his price has gone up". City was shredding through United easily, enjoying the freedom to stroll across the pitch. "I would not speak to him about players; I would speak to Manchester City ". Read More »

Hughes demands Southampton response at Arsenal


We put one foot in the semi-finals of the Europa League after beating CSKA Moscow 4-1 on Thursday night so we'll look to finish the job in Russian Federation next week. Arsenal will also be without the services of David Ospina who is out until the end of the month with an ankle injury. Southampton will arrive at the Emirates in desperate need of points as they now sit 18th in the division and three points from safety so Mark Hughes will be keen to take away a positive result tomorrow. Read More »

Fiji crushes NZ 50-7 to roll into Hong Kong 7s quarters


Fiji's Kalione Nasoko in action on Day 2 of the Hamilton Sevens at Waikato Stadium in New Zealand. They opened with wins over Russian Federation (36-5) and Samoa (19-12) to book a quarter-final berth but could do nothing to stop the 17-time Hong Kong champions, who are chasing a fourth successive win at the famed tournament. Read More »

Dwayne Bravo blazes Chennai to victory in IPL opener


The first match was between the two best Mumbai Indians (MI) and MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings ( CSK ), who made a comeback after a long 2-years ban. Mumbai Indians are taking "Strategic Time-out" as Dhoni walked back to the pavilion. In the last over, they needed 7 to win with one wicket in hand and Kedar Jadhav, suffering from a hamstring injury and unable to run, at the strike. Read More »

Phil Mickelson suffers air-shot embarrassment at the Masters


Tiger Woods almost left his first Masters since 2015 early. "I felt like I hit it well off the tee. I hit my irons very bad today", Woods said after his round. Lefty came into Augusta with a shade of momentum after winning his first tournament in almost five years when defeating Justin Thomas in a playoff to claim World Golfing Championship in Mexico , in March, but a 79 in round 2 all but killed his chances of claiming a fourth green jacket this weekend. Read More »

Liverpool boss Klopp explains Salah derby absence


Mohamed Salah further laid a strong claim for being named Player of the Year as he netted the opener in Liverpool's 3-0 first leg victory against Manchester City at Anfield. That was enough for me to not even ask the doctor how he was. "If he's a doubt, he'll not be involved". "But I would not rest a player with absolutely nothing, because we are used to playing every three days, that's not the problem". Read More »

Manchester City go for title against United


Man City , who trail Liverpool 3-0 in their Champions League semi-final tie, know that while winning the title by beating Man United would be sweet, there's a much bigger match just three days away. Just when City fans assumed the title was won, Man United struck back, and in a big way, as Pogba scored two goals in the 53rd and 55th minutes to stun the Etihad faithful. Read More »

Bayern Munich win Bundesliga title for sixth consecutive season


Bayern Munich secured a record-breaking sixth straight Bundesliga title in style with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Augsburg . Dutchman Robben dismissed suggestions Bayern had not earned their domestic championship title. "He's not only a great coach but a great person", Heynckes said. The Bavarians did not get off the best of starts as they fell behind in the 18th minute through an own goal from Niklas Sule. Read More »

Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings: MI host CSK in season opener


It's not just being spin-friendly as indicated."The Wankhede pitch is not the most predictable, assisting pace bowlers early on". MS Dhoni won the toss and made a decision to field first. Sensational Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman first appeared in the 9th IPL at the age of his 20 and his side Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched the title for the first time in 2016. Read More »

Pogba was offered to Man City in January - Guardiola


I just feel that at the moment they have brought more people into the club that believe in the history of the club, where as certain people brought into roles at United [aren't the same] and it isn't a good feel at the moment. Pep Guardiola does not exactly relish the opportunity to wax lyrical in public either and City's manager does not have the excuse of having to put a courageous face on finishing second, though Mourinho, like Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool , is still waiting and hoping for ... Read More »

Stoke hopeful Zouma, Diouf can return for Tottenham clash


The Stoke forward fell to the floor with an injury sustained challenging Lloris but, crucially for his team, he had been upright long enough to score the goal. Jonjo Shelvey has been in good form for Newcastle United this season but the one thing he had not yet brought to Rafa Benitez's side was goals. West Brom remain rooted to the bottom of the table and sit 10 points from safety with only 15 points available from their final five matches. Read More »

Ice hockey team bus crash leaves 14 dead, Canadian police say

Kellington said she spoke with friends about how she could help and started the GoFundMe page despite having no personal connection to any of the players. We are not confirming the identity of the victims at this time, including whether the deceased are players or coaches. "Our Broncos family is in shock as we try to come to grips with our incredible loss". Read More »

Arsenal hammer CSKA Moscow 4-1


It was a hard game because they looked very good going forward and came out very quickly every time we lost the ball. The mentality is good in the side and that's why we recovered. We did the first part of the job in the second half but not the second part of the job. "We shouldn't speak about the second leg of Arsenal now", he added. Read More »

MI vs CSK: Who will win the IPL 2018 opening match


Both Chennai and Mumbai though put their bet on the core of their teams which has been alike over the years. Ranveer pulled out as he is nursing a shoulder injury and sources reveal that Parineeti was shooting for "Namstey England" in Patiala and did not have sufficient time to rehearse for IPL night. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne Reveals How He & Mohamed Salah Recovered From Chelsea Nightmare


Asked about what his relationship with the Portuguese was like, the 26-year-old told the BBC's Premier League Show: "I would say distant". "And then at the second meeting I just said: 'for me it's better to go". De Bruyne, however, thinks 38-goal Salah should win the accolade and says he voted for the Egyptian. "I had the option of going to Munich, PSG or staying in Wolfsburg". Read More »

The Masters: Shots of the day from the second round at Augusta


With a tightly packed field jockeying for position after a hard day two, this year's tournament could feature more weekend golfers than ever before. At 4 over par, he will play the weekend. He cleared hundreds of fans before attempting to play through a spectator walking area. Tiger is a four-time Masters champion, which is tied for second all-time, trailing only Jack Nicklaus with a record six. Read More »

Thomas Davis Apologizes After Being Suspended 4 Games for Failed PED Test


Davis said he tested positive for an estrogen blocker that's on the NFL's list of banned substances. "I was completely caught off guard by this", he said in a video posted to his Twitter account. "Just know that in no way - in no way - have I done anything intentionally to try to cheat this game". Nevertheless, he's being suspended four games. Read More »

Who is Steve Spurrier?


After leaving his job as the head coach at SC in 2015, Spurrier rejoined the athletics staff at the University of Florida , serving as an ambassador for the athletics department. "We couldn't be happier for Coach and Jerri and look forward to seeing him on the sideline again". Ebersol also said that naming Spurrier head coach of the Orlando-based team is also a decision in which he feels confident about. Read More »

Commonwealth Games 2018: Day two wrap

At the Commonwealth Games 2014, Sathish claimed the gold medal with a 149kg snatch and 179 kg clean and jerk lifts, totalling 328kg. "It was easier in Glasgow". The Malaysians took the doubles match as Javen Choong combined with Leong to beat the Nigerian pair - Azeez Jamiu and Omotayo 11-4, 11-9, and 11-7. Read More »

From Spain: Salah agrees terms to join Real Madrid


Los Blancos are ready to overhaul their squad this summer after a poor domestic campaign. The Spaniard is said to be unhappy with his playing time at the Bernabeu and will be seeking more playing time at another club next season. Local pride is at stake on Sunday afternoon when Real Madrid entertain neighbors, Atletico Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Furthermore, it was reported that Man Utd could, in fact, actually be "tempted" to go forward with the deal, primarily ... Read More »

Knebel expected to miss 4-6 weeks with strained hamstring


But things went awry when Knebel collapsed on the mound after throwing a pitch to Tommy La Stella, the fifth batter he faced as he hit a batter and allowed a two-run homer to Jason Heyward earlier in the inning. "We've got a bunch of guys pitching well down there", Counsell said. Milwaukee's bullpen entered Friday with a 2.01 ERA. Milwaukee recalled right-hander Adrian Houser from Class AA Biloxi. Read More »

Manchester City vs Manchester United


Although Guardiola claims to have been offered Pogba, as well as his former United team-mate Henrikh Mkhitarya, by Raiola, he also insisted he said no because the 25-year-old would have been too expensive. He deserves his players to play with better guys. Raiola is well known for his fiery style, clashing repeatedly with Milan over Gianluigi Donnarumma's contract. Read More »

Golden night for Aussies as they smash records at Commonwealth Games


For the first time since 2004, the Australian men's team pursuit squad has broken the world record. As the only new member of the team from Rio, Jack had to complete a swim-off earlier on Thursday to take her place on the team. After sitting in third for the first 200m, Horton flicked the switch to run down teammate Jack McLoughlin [silver] and England's Guy James [bronze]. "It's good. Read More »

CC Sabathia exits with hip soreness after rough outing vs. Orioles


New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia left Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles after pitching just four innings. Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge robbed Joseph of a home run in the 13th. He will now take on a good Yankee offense and he has gone 4-5 with a 7.63 ERA in his career here at Yankee Stadium. "It was sore, and I've never felt that spot before - in ever, throwing a baseball - so it was a little nerve-wracking", Sabathia said. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain snatch late point at Saint-Etienne


PSG could have secured the title with victory - and Monaco losing to Nantes on Saturday - but celebrations must remain on ice for a little longer, even if their advantage at the league summit is now 17 points. The hosts were quick on the counterattack but wasted their best occasion to double their lead after Presnel Kimpembe fouled Romain Hamouma in the area at the half-hour mark. Read More »

Pogba responds to Guardiola's transfer claim


Though there's nearly no way that Manchester United will be able to catch Manchester City in the Premier League table, there's more at stake here than just that. "The sooner we do it, the better". If Guardiola's claims are true it indicates that Pogba's agent was already trying to orchestrate a transfer move for the player even prior to the France international's breakdown in relations with United manager Jose Mourinho - which first became public in the game against Tottenham ... Read More »

Tiger Woods's Eventful Opening Round at the Masters


For the event, Hadwin's wife Jessica served as his caddy. Garcia named his first child Azalea after the 13th hole at Augusta where he made a crucial par in the final round past year. "The crowds have been incredible", said Woods, who is seven shots back of first-round leader Jordan Spieth . Stenson joins McIlroy at -3 after posting a 69 on Thursday. Read More »

Transfer Rumours: Man Utd confident of signing Willian from Chelsea


The former Chelsea boss remains keen on the 29-year-old, though, and is planning another bid for the Brazil global when the transfer window reopens. The club is massive, the support we have is massive. Martial's Premier League strike haul of nine this season doesn't quite match Ronaldo's 22-goal tally for Real Madrid in La Liga, but is expected to be called upon to delay City's celebrations for at least one more game. Read More »

McGregor Charged With Assault, Due In New York Court

A second MMA fighter , Cian Cowley , was also charged with one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief, police said . The bus was moving slowly through the stadium parking lot when the incident occurred. Conor McGregor is now free to leave NY, pending a return to court on June 14th. White said McGregor told him he was "sorry" about Chiesa and sorry about Rose Namajunas, the women's strawweight champion who was upset over the ordeal , but stressed that the attack "had to ... Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger adamant Ramsey staying: Contract talks underway

Ramsey produced a brilliant third with an instinctive volleyed flick, with Lacazette adding a fourth after being picked out by the outstanding Ozil. Wenger said it was "too early " to talk about winning the trophy but believed the team had recovered its confidence after a hard spell this year which included a 3-0 defeat to champions-elect Manchester City in the League Cup final. Read More »

Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam claims second successive gold


Gold Coast : Here is the current medal count on the Day 3 of the 21st edition of the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia's Gold Coast on Saturday. In Rio, however, he lifted 148kg in snatch and 181kg in clean and jerk for a total of 329kg to finish fourth in his group and 11th overall. Very much like Mirabai, she began by opting to lift 104 in her first attempt, a weight none of the other opponents had opted for. Read More »