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Mauricio Pochettino updates on Harry Kane & dismisses recent results vs. Liverpool Mauricio Pochettino updates on Harry Kane & dismisses recent results vs. Liverpool
- May 28, 2019

The Argentinian coach has been without the England forward since he suffered an ankle injury during the second leg of the quarter-final against Manchester City . "He wanted to wish me luck for this week", Kane said. "If I'm good enough to play one game [against Liverpool], then I'm good enough to play as many games as I can [with England]". (more...)
Aston Villa promoted to Premier League after beating Derby at Wembley Aston Villa promoted to Premier League after beating Derby at Wembley
- May 28, 2019

Villa right back Ahmed Elmohamady has been at the club for two years and said on instagram: "Job done, back to the big league". "I got a few goals and a few assists and these are my lucky boots so I had to keep them". I need to switch off from this and I will look forward to that after the game at Wembley on Monday, but we have a massive football match to try and win first and if we achieve that, then we can enjoy our summer. (more...)
Red Sox Flight To Houston Diverted To Detroit Due To Mechanical Issue Red Sox Flight To Houston Diverted To Detroit Due To Mechanical Issue
- May 27, 2019

The fear from fans was that Price was still feeling some effects from a balky elbow. Price (2-2, 3.29 ERA) returned from a stint on the injured list due to elbow issues to defeat Toronto on Monday. Springer, who is batting.308 this season with an AL-leading 17 home runs and 43 RBIs, suffered the injury trying to make a sliding catch on a foul ball in the eighth inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton wins tense Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton wins tense Monaco Grand Prix
- May 27, 2019

Ferrari will hope they can get Vettel's vehicle fixed in time for qualifying, but it is far from ideal preperation for a team desperate to end Mercedes' early 2019 dominance. Formula One and the drivers all paid tribute to Lauda at the race and Hamilton confirmed he will attend Lauda's funeral in Vienna on Wednesday. (more...)
Fired Baylor coach Briles lands Texas HS job Fired Baylor coach Briles lands Texas HS job
- May 26, 2019

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles is the new head coach at Mount Vernon High School according to the school Friday evening. He said Briles meets the Interscholastic League's coaching eligibility standards. He is passionate about investing in the lives of young people and helping them to succeed both on the field and in life. As a coach it's my first love. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino keen to stay at Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino keen to stay at Tottenham
- May 26, 2019

Speaking to Spanish radio sports podcast El Partidazo de Cope , Pochettino had said Real Madrid president Florentino Perez turned down a request to let the squad stay at Real Madrid's sports centre. Tottenham will do so on Thursday May 30 and Friday May 31. Real Madrid reiterated that " at no time was the club asked " whether those teams could reside at the club's training facilities in the lead up to the final. (more...)
Messi laments Barca loss to Liverpool Messi laments Barca loss to Liverpool
- May 26, 2019

Barcelona must apologise for its "lamentable" Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month, according to Lionel Messi . As insane as it seems to sack a coach who has won two league titles in two seasons, the question remains - is he good enough for Barcelona? Clement Lenglet was caught napping by Kevin Gameiro before the latter played in his strike partner, who left Jasper Cillessen for dead and only had the goal at his mercy but for a goal-line ... (more...)
Damian Lillard Named All-NBA Second Team Damian Lillard Named All-NBA Second Team
- May 25, 2019

The most the Warriors can offer him now is five years for $191 million. Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker also were big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced. Westbrook earned his Third Team selection with 44 points and Walker had 39 points. "Do I think there's that many guards better than me in the league? No". (more...)
Manchester United step up chase for Aaron Wan-Bissaka Manchester United step up chase for Aaron Wan-Bissaka
- May 24, 2019

Some United fans made their grievances known on the final day of the season as they told Pogba directly to leave the club. - When are the Premier League fixtures published? With Ander Herrera leaving Old Trafford, United need to strengthen the midfield department this summer and a versatile talent like Longstaff, would be a great signing. (more...)
Chelsea give Juventus condition to have Sarri as their new manager Chelsea give Juventus condition to have Sarri as their new manager
- May 24, 2019

After beating West Brom 4-3 on penalties in the second leg of their semi-final at The Hawthorns , Villa now take on Derby at Wembley for a place in the Premier League , live on Sky Sports Football from 2pm on Monday. "So the season is a very good season". " I think it is just a great opportunity for us to go and show everyone what a great team we are ". Chelsea were forced to pay £9 million in compensation to previous manager Antonio Conte , who was sacked after two years in charge. (more...)
India cricket teams full schedule before their ICC world Cup 2019 opener India cricket teams full schedule before their ICC world Cup 2019 opener
- May 24, 2019

Kohli added: "And the way he has come through in the IPL over the last couple of years, I have seen him and he's played all round the world and done well so there's a good reason why he's been fast-tracked into playing for England in a tournament like the World Cup ". (more...)
Judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas Judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas
- May 24, 2019

The judge said on Wednesday that the committees had the power to issue the subpoenas under Congress" "broad' power to conduct investigations to further legislation. 'The subpoenas were issued to harass President Donald J. Trump, to rummage through every aspect of his personal finances, his businesses, and the private information of the President and his family, ' the complaint said. (more...)
Hazard completes Dortmund switch on five-year deal Hazard completes Dortmund switch on five-year deal
- May 23, 2019

Borussia Dortmund have signed Julian Brandt from Bayer Leverkusen for a reported fee of €25million. Brandt, already an established global with 24 caps, signed a five-year, 25-million-euro deal ($27.9 million) that will keep him at Dortmund until 2024, the club said on its website. (more...)
Amir makes big promise after being included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad Amir makes big promise after being included in Pakistan’s World Cup squad
- May 22, 2019

England confirmed their favouritism for the Cricket World Cup as some slick fielding and a Chris Woakes five-wicket haul ensured a series clean sweep over Pakistan . Asif scored 142 runs including two half-centuries in four matches against England at an impressive strike rate of 131.48. Ali is now on tour with the Pakistan national team in England and played in the 54-run defeat by the hosts in their final one-day worldwide of the series on Sunday. (more...)
Niki Lauda dead: Hamilton pays tribute to FA legend Niki Lauda Niki Lauda dead: Hamilton pays tribute to FA legend Niki Lauda
- May 22, 2019

He was the only driver to win championships for McLaren and Ferrari . He underwent two kidney transplants, the second kidney donated in 2005 by his then-girlfriend Birgit Wetzinger, a former flight attendant for his airline whom he married in 2008. (more...)
Brooks Koepka Victorious At 2019 PGA Championship In Thrilling Finish Brooks Koepka Victorious At 2019 PGA Championship In Thrilling Finish
- May 21, 2019

Varner and van Rooyen both said Koepka's excellence is a lesson, and an incentive. "What do you expect when you're half-choking it away?" After three straight rounds under par, List had five bogeys and a double-bogey during his tough round of 74 on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Sharks' Joe Pavelski, Erik Karlsson leave Game 5 vs. Blues with injuries Sharks' Joe Pavelski, Erik Karlsson leave Game 5 vs. Blues with injuries
- May 21, 2019

The Blues got 21 saves from Jordan Binnington in his first playoff shutout and a first-period goal from Oskar Sundqvist to overwhelm the Sharks. The St. Whether they do or not, this still has the feel of a seven-game series and that could give the Bruins a huge advantage against whoever they face in the Stanley Cup Finals, as the Bruins will be well rested after sweeping their series with the Hurricanes. (more...)
Kevin Durant responds to critics saying Warriors are better without him Kevin Durant responds to critics saying Warriors are better without him
- May 21, 2019

But the Warriors used their championship experience to tie the game and stifle the Trail Blazers' offense. The Warriors showed a tremendous offensive push in the second half that was all led by the impressive play of All-Star point guard Stephen Curry , who had 37 points along with eight assists and eight rebounds in the win. (more...)
Mbappe wins Ligue 1 player of the season award Mbappe wins Ligue 1 player of the season award
- May 21, 2019

I have seen a lot of things which have been rich in emotion. "I have more of an impression that he's someone important at the club who says, 'Guys, I want to vouch for the project but it needs to move along a little". "When you are in such an occasion you can send messages, I think I have sent mine", Mbappe replied to reporters. The forward netted 38 times in 42 matches this season and assisted 17 goals for his teammates. (more...)
Matthijs de Ligt still open to Manchester United transfer Matthijs de Ligt still open to Manchester United transfer
- May 20, 2019

A few days later, Catalan TV station Esport 3 reported that the player's agent, Mino Raiola, had met with Barcelona representatives in Montecarlo on April 12 to agree terms for the Ajax defender's move to Camp Nou. Therefore, seeing that the situation between Barca and De Ligt seems stagnant, Juve have resumed contact with Raiola and are planning to send him an offer. (more...)
Breazeale heavier for Wilder showdow Breazeale heavier for Wilder showdow
- May 20, 2019

Since then, he has won three fights in a row by knockout and now challenges Wilder for the WBC version of the world title. Wilder said Breazeale asked for it, so he's not going to apologize if it happens. We're not gladiators, these are not Roman times. Breazeale's veteran trainer Virgil Hunter also joined the chorus of dismay. "None of his words affect me". (more...)
Andrea Radrizzani breaks silence after Leeds lose to Derby in play-offs Andrea Radrizzani breaks silence after Leeds lose to Derby in play-offs
- May 20, 2019

Leeds , already 1-0 up from the first leg, scored first in front of their own fans at Elland Road on Wednesday. The result meant that the Rams won the tie 4-3 on aggregate and they will now play in the Playoff final against Aston Villa on Monday with the victor getting the right to play Premier League football next season. (more...)
Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open — WTA Italian Open Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open — WTA Italian Open
- May 20, 2019

I don't necessarily feel like this is massively out of the blue or super wow. After an impressive clay court season so far, Bertens was a heavy favourite against Konta, having won eight straight matches on clay, including the Madrid Open. (more...)
French Open doubts about Federer after he withdraws from Italian Open French Open doubts about Federer after he withdraws from Italian Open
- May 18, 2019

It is that match against Coric that is believed to have caused Federer's injury, with him revealing after the 3-hour, 51-minute contest that he tweaked his leg after slipping on the wet baseline. Bertens, who won the Madrid Open last week, will face Marketa Vondrousova or Johanna Konta for a spot in the final. Osaka also withdrew before a semifinal in Stuttgart, Germany, last month due to an abdominal injury. (more...)
Bell weighs in on Jets' front office drama Bell weighs in on Jets' front office drama
- May 17, 2019

The Jets are in the midst of serious front office upheaval. With their GM search underway following Wednesday's firing of Mike Maccagnan, the New York Jets could raid Bears GM Ryan Pace's personnel staff to find Maccagnan's successor. For what it's worth, Gase is now the only head coach who has the GM title. The Jets also added wide receiver Jamison Crowder from the Washington Redskins and trade for offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele from the Oakland Raiders. (more...)
Manchester City's success came at a high price Manchester City's success came at a high price
- May 16, 2019

Meanwhile, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola edged out Klopp to a trophy for the second time in three days as the Catalan claimed the League Managers' Association manager of the year on Tuesday. Guardiola has had the luxury of making a few disastrous signings and blowing £100m and brushing it off as if he had dropped a penny, but no other club in the Premier League can just spend and spend again if they make transfer mistakes on that scale. (more...)
Kevin Durant OUT Remainder of Warriors-Rockets Series Kevin Durant OUT Remainder of Warriors-Rockets Series
- May 16, 2019

But the Rockets wasted an opportunity in Game 5. We're in a great spot, we're up 3-2. Curry hit a 3 with 5:09 to play that made it 89-85. Golden State almost gave it away with an bad third quarter, when the Warriors managed just 15 points and committed six turnovers. (more...)
Hamilton wins in Spain to take F1 championship lead Hamilton wins in Spain to take F1 championship lead
- May 15, 2019

But this now appears to be a complete red herring, with Mercedes definitely holding something back before dominating the first five rounds of the season. "I had a really nice message from a kid suffering from an illness", Hamilton said. "Before we judge our performance, I think compliments to Mercedes", Binotto told reporters, with drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc alongside. (more...)
Blue Jays address banged-up rotation, acquire veteran Edwin Jackson Blue Jays address banged-up rotation, acquire veteran Edwin Jackson
- May 15, 2019

Sanchez struck out 11 batters but gave up five runs on two homers in the fourth inning as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. James McCann is 11-for-25 with four doubles, two home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Chicago. The Jays have won just twice in their past 12 contests and will have Monday off to reset before opening a six-game road trip with two games in San Francisco beginning Tuesday, followed by four more games versus the ... (more...)
MI basketball coach John Beilein leaving for the NBA MI basketball coach John Beilein leaving for the NBA
- May 15, 2019

Beilein is a decorated NCAA coach with a pair of Final Four appearances and four Big Ten titles on his resume. News of Beilein's hiring surfaced Monday morning . Three Cavaliers (excluding Cleveland's two 2019 NBA Draft selections) should benefit early on from Beilein's offensive influence. An NBA lifer as his top assistant would obviously be a prudent move. (more...)
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Happy hour for PGA of America PGA CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Happy hour for PGA of America
- May 14, 2019

He's 43 years old. When Tiger Woods won the Masters Tournament on April 14, President Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible. "It was pretty up and down and some lean times, but again, I don't know of anybody that's played this game for a long time that hasn't gone through some ups and downs". (more...)
Man City Wouldn't Have Got To 98 Points Without Us - Jurgen Klopp Man City Wouldn't Have Got To 98 Points Without Us - Jurgen Klopp
- May 13, 2019

After pulling off one of the greatest comebacks in European football, Jurgen Klopp and his team must now focus on beating Wolverhampton Wanderers and hoping that an out-of-form Brighton can do them a favour against Manchester City . "We struggled a little bit today, we are human beings and it will be in your head, you can not deny it". Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson added: "We gave everything, but no regrets". (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis involved in bloody brawl in Latvia Kristaps Porzingis involved in bloody brawl in Latvia
- May 13, 2019

Good news for the mavericks is that despite the wound on his head, Porzingis did not suffer any injuries. TMZ reported, citing witnesses, that Porzingis was jumped by a group of Russian men, who were allegedly unhappy about his recent move from the New York Knicks to Dallas. (more...)
Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of Champions League comeback Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of Champions League comeback
- May 13, 2019

Despite falling behind to an early Glenn Murray header, City roared back, immediately equalizing through Sergio Aguero, before further strikes from Aymeric Laporte, Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan eventually culminated in a deserved 4-1 victory. (more...)
Jürgen Klopp: this is one of best sides Liverpool have ever had Jürgen Klopp: this is one of best sides Liverpool have ever had
- May 13, 2019

The only comfort for Liverpool is that it didn't sign off the season on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Wolverhampton. The one major trophy missing in the City trophy cabinet is the European Cup. "As long as City are around with the quality they have and the financial power and all that stuff, it's not that any other team will pass them easily". (more...)
Man Utd confirm Ander Herrera will leave the club this summer Man Utd confirm Ander Herrera will leave the club this summer
- May 13, 2019

The Spanish midfielder has failed to agree on a new deal at Old Trafford and with his current contract up at the end of this season, his departure has now been confirmed with the club's video. Thanks for these five awesome years. But before that, Herrera sat down with the club's official website in a final interview, revealing why he chose to leave Old Trafford . (more...)
Jason Kidd will likely only accept the Lakers head job Jason Kidd will likely only accept the Lakers head job
- May 13, 2019

After burning Year One of LeBron's three-plus-one commitment to the team, the Lakers could bypass some of the normal new-coach-new-team growing pains and hit the ground running in Year Two. Still, Lue was willing to coordinate with the Lakers on his staff, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. It's been said that Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss contemplated trading aging superstar LeBron James around the February deadline, and apparently, some close to James are telling Buss ... (more...)
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to appear on ‘Game of Thrones’ Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to appear on ‘Game of Thrones’
- May 12, 2019

Anyway, Rodgers apparently picked a good episode to make his cameo , because it seems that things are going to get insane on Sunday. Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was a Lannister soldier in Season 7's "The Spoils of War". Celebrities like pop singer Ed Sheeran, country singer Chris Stapleton and " It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia " star Rob McElhenney have also made guest appearances on the program. (more...)
Ferrari newbie Leclerc may be faster than Vettel: Ecclestone Ferrari newbie Leclerc may be faster than Vettel: Ecclestone
- May 11, 2019

And although Vettel trails world championship leader Valtteri Bottas by 35 points after four races, he insists he is not out of the running. Sebastian Vettel is confident Ferrari will find a solution as they work to improve his SF90 auto in Barcelona . (more...)
Two all-English football finals, but how English are the teams? Two all-English football finals, but how English are the teams?
- May 11, 2019

It ended Ajax's fairytale run in the Champions League , having upstaged holders Real Madrid and Juventus en route to the final four and star defender De Ligt rued what could have been for the Eredivisie side. The possibilities for the future are endless. Tottenham's path to the final is even more remarkable when you consider that they were matched at [680.0] on the Exchange in the Champions League Winner market after collecting just one point from their first three group stage ... (more...)