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Man United fans loved Josh Harrop's debut against Crystal Palace

The youngster's delight was obvious, and understandable, and the early goal lifted the atmosphere at an Old Trafford with an unusually large number of empty seats and obviously in end-of-season mode. He put in a man-of-the-match performance against Tottenham U23s on Monday - in front of Jose Mourinho - which led to his selection for United's final league game of the season. Read More »

Neal delivers in OT as Predators edge Ducks

Where: Honda Center , Anaheim, Calif. Nashville only lost by 1 in both their defeats at the hands of the Blues . The Ducks snapped a four-season Game 7 losing streak Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers that was their most complete performance of the 2017 postseason. Read More »

Bogaerts has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Red Sox beat Rangers 11

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Pedroia singled in two more runs, Xander Bogaerts doubled and Hanley Ramirez was intentionally walked to load the bases. Travis, whose nickname is "Doctor Chill", wears number 59 for the Sox. He signed for $846,800. Are the Red Sox taking a huge risk by rushing Travis or is the 23-year old ready for this stage? His glove at first base is adequate at best; he catches what he get to, but lacks range and agility and doesn't run or throw well enough to be attractive as a potential outfielder. Read More »

Arsenal reduce Europa League ticket prices after Champions League failure

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has welcomed support from Alex Ferguson, though he does not expect to match his former rival by reaching 26 years at the Emirates Stadium . The Reds were desperate to land the Egyptian winger back in 2014, before he was signed by Jose Mourinho and Chelsea after a couple of impressive displays against the Blues when playing for Swiss side Basel in the Champions League . Read More »

Guardiola insists Aguero will remain at City

City go into the game in good heart after sweeping West Brom aside with a convincing 3-1 win on Tuesday. "We showed in many moments how much quality is in this team, what the standards should be going forward and defending", Kompany said. Read More »

Paul Pogba dedicates Europa League win to Manchester attack victims

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Yes, we have to. I don't think so. No, I know [what I'm doing].as the manager said before, he wants me to stay, but... Kasper Dolberg ( Ajax ) With his floppy blond hair and unerring finishing, 19-year-old Dolberg has become the poster boy of an Ajax side whose youthful vigour recalls the club's last great side of the mid-1990s. Read More »

Manchester United won Europa League

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Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week's Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. "Ed Woodward ( United executive vice-chairman) has my list, what I want, what I would like for more than two months", Mourinho said. "It was all or nothing and as we won its fair to say its been a good season, three trophies, we're in the Champions League next season so we're very happy". Read More »

Twitter reacts to Sixers fortune in 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

The Boston Celtics secured the No.1 overall pick and as much as Magic Johnson hates coming in second to the Celtics, he was all smiles and seen mouthing, "I'm good", while fist pumping as the National Basketball Association announced the order of the first three draft picks. Read More »

How will the NBA Finals play out?

With LeBron James needing 28 points to pass Michael Jordan (5,987 points) for first place on the all-time postseason scoring list, the Cleveland Cavaliers star elaborated on his personal pursuit of Jordan's legacy. This will mark the first such occurrence in National Basketball Association history. Cavs fall short against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Read More »

Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500

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It's a win for him because he's having a good time , it's a win for IndyCar because he's brought over a fan base from Formula One which if they switch over they might find out racing better than Formula One, so that's good. While a media mob surrounded the podium Alonso was put on, with two of IndyCar's biggest stars flanking him, three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves and pole sitter Scott Dixon were left in the shade. Read More »

We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

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In his first season as United manager, he has won two major trophies ( EFL Cup and Europa League ) along with the Community Shield and now that Champion's League berth that is so coveted in the modern game. Midfielder Juan Mata said: "Obviously we were really really sad about what happened but we tried to focus on the football". They are played like friendlies, key players are often rested and other fans couldn't care less about them. Read More »

United's Europa league win gave Manchester a lift, says Ferguson

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Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrik Mkhitaryan early in each half put the tie to bed for Jose's team, and after a questionable Premier League campaign, United have now secured a place in next season's Champions League , and the Portuguese manager was pleased to have qualified in such an emphatic manner. Read More »

Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack

A British official said that Manchester police will stop sharing bombing investigation information with USA amid fury over leaks. Citing unnamed federal security sources, Focus reported that Salman Abedi twice flew from a German airport in recent years and wasn't on any global watch list. Read More »

Gabriel out for up to eight weeks, but Arsenal defender avoids surgery

With disappointing league campaigns, the FC crew debate if Man United's UEL or Arsenal's FA Cup final is more crucial. It looks like Arsenal may have no choice but to switch to a back four with Laurent Koscielny suspended, Gabriel injured, Shkodran Mustafi illness and Kieran Gibbs thigh injury all doubtful or ruled out. Read More »

Jose Mourinho tactics slammed by Ajax's Davy Klaassen

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His team went to Stockholm to do a job and they managed to do just that. He said he agreed with UEFA's decision to play the match and he said the "tragedy" on Monday took some "happiness" from their achievement. Manchester United are targeting three or four high-quality summer acquisitions as Jose Mourinho looks to turn his side into title contenders. "I think it's so unfair what happened to him", he said about Ibrahimovic missing the match in his native Sweden. Read More »

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

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In the fifth and final game of the series , we once again saw how a team can be both close and so far away from the NBA Finals. We go out and try to be as great as we can be every night. James made all five of his shots from the field. Johnson, who didn't play in Game 4 , is listed as probable for Thursday evening, but Crowder, who hit the ground after an uncomfortable fall in Game 4 , joins him on that list. Read More »

'We played for the people who died' - Pogba

The Wales under-21 defender was at his apartment in the city on Monday night when a suicide bomber detonated a device at the Manchester Arena which killed 22 and injured more than 100. "That's the way I look at things". For Mourinho and many other managers, the value of the Europa League has increased massively following UEFA's decision to award a Champions League qualifying place to the victor. Read More »

Manchester United Pay Tribute To Bombing Victims After Europa League Victory

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The Red Devils boss guided his team to a tactically shrewd win over Ajax and he wasted little time in rounding on his detractors. The Champions League's poor relation can be a long slog of a competition - the victor will end up playing at least 15 games during its campaign - but teams across Europe seem to be taking it seriously once again. Read More »

Man United beat Ajax 2-0, win Europa League

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The secret to Man Utd's success was bypassing the Ajax press by going long to Marouane Fellaini and limiting Ajax's ability to get the ball to their front players. "I don't know. Honestly, I don't know", he said. Rooney's respect for the Portuguese is clear, as is his frustration at a lack of game time. "This year, I have never once sulked or let my head drop". Read More »

Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

Irving scored 42 points, including 21 in the third quarter, when he was spectacularly unstoppable, to carry the Cavaliers to a 112-99 victory and put them one win away from a historic third straight NBA Finals match-up with the Golden State Warriors , who swept the San Antonio Spurs 4-0 in the Western Conference finals. Read More »

Penguins switch goalies for pivotal game versus Senators

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Sullivan said Ruhwedel has a concussion and will be evaluated in Pittsburgh. It turns out Mike Sullivan's decision to start Matt Murray for Game 4 of the NHL's Eastern Conference final was the right one. Crosby, who hadn't been much of a a factor in the first three games, scored his second of the series at 7:41 of the second on the power play to give the Penguins a 2-0 lead. Read More »

James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

James entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the host Boston Celtics today needing 28 points to surpass Jordan (5987 points). They control the No. The Cavaliers set a team playoff record for points in a half and lead the Celtics 75-57. And that more than anything else, is clear and undeniable evidence that the Celtics are on the come-up even after their season ended with a 135-102 Game 5 drubbing. Read More »

Irving scores 42, leads Cavaliers to a win from Warriors rematch

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The Cavs have now scored 100 or more points in their first 12 postseason games, joining the 2017 Golden State Warriors as the only teams in NBA Playoff history to accomplish the feat. Making it more staggering is that James has been so brilliant in this postseason, taking his exquisite game to an even higher level. But Kevin (Love , 28 points) and Kyrie (Irving , 29 points) had it going early and they played well, so it kind of got him out of rhythm a little bit in that first half. Read More »

Liverpool's James Milner targets trophies after top-four finish

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Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 on Sunday , but a 3-0 home win for Liverpool against Middlesbrough saw the Gunners finish a point behind Jurgen Klopp's side in fifth. Asked why his personal situation had not been resolved, he replied: "I don't know". Defender, Hector Bellerin gave the Gunners the lead in the eighth minute, but when Laurent Koscielny was sent off six minutes later for a reckless challenge on Enner Valencia , Wenger must have feared the worst. Read More »

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

For the third straight year, it's Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals . The Finals begin on June 1st, with two games in Oakland, before the series moves to Cleveland . James made 13 of the 18 shots he attempted, and had a plus/minus rating of 36. For James, moving past Jordan was especially meaningful. "Hopefully", James said that night, "I don't continue to have to run into him". Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview

Please Wait while comments are loading. "I think one of the two best balanced sides I would say in the world at the moment". Moving on to the Manchester attack earlier this week, Kohli made it clear that the incident has failed to break his team's unwavering focus on the game. Read More »

Celtics vs Cavaliers NBA Playoffs Scores: Kyrie Irving shines in Game 4

He put the Cavs on his shoulders when LeBron really wasn't in any sort of rhythm. And it's making us tougher. "It was one of those games where we had to fight through it". Crowder accounted for 11 of those points on 3-of-3 shooting from the field. While many will point to that stretch as a time when the Celtics failed to make the necessary adjustments to increase their chances of winning, it wasn't as if the Cavs are a one-man team. Read More »

Bad news for Arsenal before the Chelsea FA Cup final

Arsène Wenger must confront a defensive selection crisis for Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea after he admitted that Shkodran Mustafi was a major doubt because of concussion. Gabriel hurt a knee against Everton and Wenger confirmed he faced a spell of rehabilitation. Laurent Koscielny will be missing from the showdown after his red card appeal was rejected by the Football Association , while Gabriel Paulista is ruled out for six to eight weeks . Read More »

Zidane remains calm with Madrid one point away from the title

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Real now look highly likely to win their first league title since the 2011/12 season, when Jose Mourinho's side beat Barcelona to the championship by a comfortable nine points. However, the visitors went straight up the other end and Marcelo's low cross was tapped home by Karim Benzema to restore Real's two-goal cushion. Toni Kroos completed the scoring in the 88th. Read More »

LeBron James: Michael Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

Comparisons are common in all sports, especially when it comes to quarterbacks in parochial Boston . Bradley (23 points) scored plenty and Jae Crowder (11 points) worked for driving buckets, but the Celtics lacked the off-the-bounce creativity needed to really punish Cleveland's switch-heavy defense. Read More »