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Saracens win historic second successive Champions Cup Saracens win historic second successive Champions Cup
- May 14, 2017

As well as the prestigious accolade, the England worldwide became the first recipient of the Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy and scoops one million air miles courtesy of tournament partners, Turkish Airlines. Farrell was on target this time, stretching the lead to 12-0. Saracens: A Goode; C Ashton, M Bosch, B Barritt (capt), C Wyles; O Farrell, R Wigglesworth; M Vunipola, J George, V Koch, M Itoje, G Kruis, M Rhodes, J Wray, B Vunipola. (more...)
Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon
- May 14, 2017

Two other distinguished runners were invited to participated in the race, dubbed Breaking 2; Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia both fell out of contention early on and finished several minutes behind. At a test event in Monza, Kipchoge completed a half-marathon on the circuit in a time of 59min 17sec. "I've been part of many races over my career at Nike ". (more...)
Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, feels Courtois
- May 14, 2017

And he has also netted a remarkable eight times to help the west London side get within touching distance of the Premier League title. Cesc Fabregas became the first player to register at least 10 assists in six English Premier League seasons when he set up Nemanja Matic's goal on Monday. (more...)
Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final
- May 14, 2017

But in the end, especially after the red card for Nick Viergever, we had to survive. Viergever was then sent off for fouling Fekir but he sent the free-kick miles over. I'm very disappointed and frustrated. They went after them even. At that moment, the disaster that struck them was a real test; a test created to see whether the team had the character to stand tall throughout the rest of the game. (more...)
Bulpett: Avery Bradley comes out firing and torches Wizards in Game 5
- May 13, 2017

During Games 3 and 4 against the Celtics , the Wizards averaged 21 deflections per game, and in three road games, just 14 per game. "But at the same time , that's not going to stop me from being aggressive and trying to make plays, not just for myself but for my teammates as well". (more...)
John Wall: Hero Wall: John hits game-winning 3-pointer John Wall: Hero Wall: John hits game-winning 3-pointer
- May 13, 2017

Wizards guard Bradley Beal led all scorers with 33 points on 15-for-26 shooting. After a game as close as this, Celtics fans could easily point to Al Horford missing an uncontested layup in the first quarter, as it led directly to a Wall layup about three seconds later. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge ready for Liverpool starting spot, says Jurgen Klopp Daniel Sturridge ready for Liverpool starting spot, says Jurgen Klopp
- May 13, 2017

Stewart signed a new contract at Liverpool in November, which originally was going to keep him at the club until 2021, but the midfielder is desperate to get more playing time, whether that be at Anfield or elsewhere. So far this season, Liverpool have enjoyed decent outings in London , remaining unbeaten in the four matches they've played in the city, winning three. (more...)
USF player arrested and charged with assaulting second woman USF player arrested and charged with assaulting second woman
- May 12, 2017

According to the Tampa Bay Times , the woman told police that Jackson, a 6-foot-4, 248-pound defensive end, was pressuring her to shower with him while the two were at her Hillsborough County, Fla., home. A USF spokesperson confirmed that he has been dismissed from the football team. He was previously suspended from the USF football team. May. The woman immediately reported the incident to university housing staff and Jackson was arrested later that night at Tampa International Airport. (more...)
Two eagles boost McGirt to early lead at Players Championship Two eagles boost McGirt to early lead at Players Championship
- May 12, 2017

It also might be the most hard to handicap. Now he knows that he can beat the best golfers in the world when it matters most, and if he is to win The Players again that is precisely what he will have to do. "If I'm going to play well here, this is the time", said Johnson, who owns five victories since claiming his maiden major championship at Oakmont in June. (more...)
Avery Bradley: Avery Bradley says extra rest helped
- May 12, 2017

A 26-0 run is unfathomable. Monday, I want to get back here - we have to get back here - so we have to take care of business at home and get back here so I can hear my name some more. They say role players play better at home. In Boston's three wins Bradley has constantly crowded Wall, tormenting him with an assortment of stabs and pokes at the ball, while also cutting off his driving lanes. (more...)
Veteran coach Dick Advocaat back in charge of Holland Veteran coach Dick Advocaat back in charge of Holland
- May 10, 2017

The Netherlands fired previous head coach Danny Blind after a World Cup qualification group stage loss to Bulgaria on March 26. KNVB technical director Hans van Breukelen believes Advocaat, who is now employed at Turkish club Fenerbahce, is the right man to get the Dutch back on track for next year's showpiece tournament in Russian Federation and told www.vi.nl: "I welcome the appointments of Advocaat and Gullit". (more...)
Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final
- May 10, 2017

Juventus survived an early scare when Mbappe's shot from a tight angle came off the inside of the far post, although the teenager had been flagged offside. Paulo Dybala has been in sublime form for Juventus this season. Monaco netted a consolation after 69 minutes when Mbappe converted a cross from Joao Moutinho for what was an impressive sixth Champions League goal by the France youngster. (more...)
Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders
- May 10, 2017

Needing mature knocks from stalwarts Gautam Gambhir (8) and Robin Uthappa (0), KKR were in deep trouble when Rahul Tewatia removed the unsafe duo in the span of three balls. Dwayne Smith turned out to be the architect of the victory for Gujarat with a whirlwind 74 off just 39 deliveries to get the visitors off to a flier while chasing a challenging 190 for win. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez was Bloods gang member Aaron Hernandez was Bloods gang member
- May 09, 2017

He professed his love for Jenkins in the letter and also hinted that he may have tipped her off about his suicide plans, writing " I told you what was coming indirectly ". Hernandez supposedly knew this and - according to court documents - told a fellow inmate before killing himself, "if an inmate has an open appeal on his case and dies in prison, he is acquitted of his charge and will be deemed not guilty". (more...)
Allardyce wants win over Burnley to secure Palace's Premier League place
- May 09, 2017

They have to be wary, however, because there is nothing that the Gunners would like more than to dent the Lilywhites' title hopes on their own patch, by taking all three points with them back to the Emirates. It is claimed that there is an "outside chance" of Sakho returning for Palace's final game of the season, away to Liverpool's top-four rivals Man United on the final day of the season on May 21. (more...)
Maria Sharapova through face critic Eugenie Bouchard in Madrid Maria Sharapova through face critic Eugenie Bouchard in Madrid
- May 09, 2017

In what guaranteed to be a fierce battle from the back of the court, it was Lucic-Baroni who would strike first, breaking straight off the bat before Sharapova broke straight back, settling any outstanding nerves in her second tournament back from a 15-month suspension. (more...)
Conte comments on Costa speculation
- May 09, 2017

And the Brazilian's talismanic qualities in Chelsea's back three were noted by his fellow professionals who voted him into the Professional Footballers' Association Premier League team of the season. "If you consider our games and their games, there is a difference of what, eight games?" However, a quick shuffle to three at the back from the Italian tactician and the Blues hit pay dirt, and with victory tonight, they will pretty much confirm themselves as Premier League champions. (more...)
Indians top KC 1-0, win series Indians top KC 1-0, win series
- May 09, 2017

Joakim Soria, the third Kansas City pitcher, gave up three hits and the tying run in the eighth for his second blown save. Clevinger, 26, was making his first start of the season, filling in for injured ace Corey Kluber, whose balky lower back forced him to the disabled list on Wednesday. (more...)
Trump congratulates golfer John Daly for winning PGA event Trump congratulates golfer John Daly for winning PGA event
- May 09, 2017

Walking up the final hole, Daly had a two-shot lead and could win with a two-putt from 60 feet. "I just kind of hung in there and did the best I could". Harman said it would be wrong to call his winning putt unbelievable. "It's not a long course, but there are so many left to right holes that favor a cutter", Daly said. (more...)
Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues
- May 09, 2017

After Game 5 against the Nashville Predators, the Blues season remains on the brink-but Friday night, they weren't quite ready for curtains. "It would be huge for the organization", Rinne said Tuesday night after stopping 32 shots in a 2-1 Game 4 win that gave the Predators a 3-1 series lead. (more...)