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Ireland Tri-Series: Bangladesh bowlers' performance delights captain Mashrafe Mortaza

Tamim saw much more of the strike in the first wicket stand, facing 54 balls for his 47. One-down Sabbir Rahman and Soumya then added 76 in the second wicket to lead the team home. Meanwhile, the catching woes continued as Mushfiqur Rahim put down Niall O'Brien twice, who ensured Bangladesh paid for it. In the next over, the 28th of the innings, Sanjamul marked his first worldwide over with Joyce's wicket.

Maria Sharapova's defiant response to French Open wildcard decision

They might be very disappointed and she might be disappointed. "They might be disappointed, she might be very disappointed, but it's my responsibility, my mission, to protect the high standards of the game". Throughout all the trials and tribulations of Sharapova's doping case since she announced her positive test for Meldonium back in March a year ago, Simon has been broadly supportive of the Russian but had not yet criticised any decision that had gone against her until the announcement ...

Liverpool star set for summer exit as Klopp seeks replacement

Spurs could also eye the teenager as the future successor to Danny Rose who has been linked with a summer move to Manchester City, despite going under the knife for a knee injury this week. Werner in particular has impressed having scored 21 goals this season and, with Daniel Sturridge seemingly set for the exit, the German would provide another outlet up front.

Kevin Durant sizzles with 38, Warriors up 3-0 over Jazz

After a kickback pass to Andre Iguodala , Curry (23 points) weaved around a screen and, when Rodney Hood failed to recognise and help in time , Curry jetted off the down screen, caught and planted a wing 3 to put the Warriors up 89-84.

Hernandez was upbeat, spiritual before death: court papers

Attorneys for Hernandez's family did not immediately respond to the release of the letter. Hernandez was found dead just days after he was acquitted in the deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado . As a stop-gap in this issue, the National Football League and NFLPA granted the Patriots a $1.184 million cap credit, but Hernandez (and now his estate) was still to be paid out in full.

Canada's Rory MacDonald wins Bellator debut with submission of Paul Daley

MacDonald will now go on to challenge for Bellator's welterweight title. His win over Daley was the first step in accomplishing his championship goals. It paved the way for last night's eagerly-anticipated match-up against the returning Rory MacDonald, with the victor granted a welterweight title shot against the victor of Douglas Lima vs Lorenz Larkin next month.

Understudy Actress grabs spotlight with Black-Eyed Susan win

They were running fast up front and I was sitting behind. The Black-Eyed Susan Stakes has a reputation for being unpredictable and the inclement weather that engulfed the Baltimore circuit ahead of the start provided the horses with more challenges.

Mourinho eager to keep hold of 'top in the world' De Gea

Romero, 30, has next season plus the option for a further year on his current contract. United have also watched AC Milan's 18-year-old keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, but Oblak's Champions League experience has placed him at the top of Mourinho's list.

New horses among Preakness challenges facing Always Dreaming

Royal Mo was to undergo surgery Monday at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. At this moment, before Wednesday's post position draw and the Baltimore weather forecast, the horse he probably has to fear the most is Classic Empire.

Highlights From Cavs 130-86 Game 2 Rout Of Celtics

It was the biggest play-off win ever for the Cavaliers, who are hot favourites to return to the National Basketball Association finals as they now have the luxury of hosting games three and four in Cleveland. Boston was led by Jaylen Brown who scored 19 points off the bench. Unfortunately, all bias aside, there really was very little about this game that served positive for Boston with them being dominated by the Cavaliers in practically every field.

Preakness Stakes Odds: Betting Preview, Trends, Analysis For 2017 Race

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming was the morning line favorite at 4-5, followed by Classic Empire at 3-1. The field for Saturday's 142nd Preakness Stakes , with post position , horse's name, jockey's name and odds: PP Horse Jockey Odds 1.

Klopp: Champions League would be icing on cake for Liverpool

Despite not participating in full training at Melwood this past week, the Liverpool manager is hopeful he will able to call upon the Brazilian for the must-win Boro match at Anfield. You would take Middlesbrough at home on the final day of the season to win to make it into the Champions League. Liverpool have put the final touches to their preparation for their last Premier League game of the season at home to Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Prep star Mohamed Bamba selects Texas Longhorns over Kentucky Wildcats

Bamba was selected to play in the McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand All-American games. The Texas basketball program is going to be one to watch during the 2017-18 season. Scout ranks Texas' 2017 recruiting class the third best in the nation. "I saw his footwork improve". United Kingdom hosted Bamba for an unofficial visit at last fall's Big Blue Madness and had him back on campus for an official visit in January.

Herrera ends De Gea dominance to win United Player of the Year

According to the Red Devils' website , Herrera topped the closest-ever poll for the accolade, beating out right-back Valencia by just 242 votes, with top-scorer Ibrahimovic not much further behind. "It's all about working hard". I am grateful for the manager's words. The Ecuadorian worldwide said: "It's all about working hard, I'm pleased and grateful for the manager's words, and I'm grateful for the support of the fans and my teammates".

Rashford can fill Zlatan's boots - Lingard

Rashford was criticised following the 1-1 draw with Swansea on Sunday after being accused of diving to win a penalty in the first half. The Red Devils boss is giving presidencies to next Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo and looks likely to give some of his big names a break this weekend.

Report names five stars due to sign for Liverpool this summer

Firmino will continue to have treatment in the hope that he can recuperate in time to administer his services against a deflated Boro, in order to ensure the club's status within the top four and to contribute towards making the prospect of gracing Europe once more in the Champions League next term a reality.

Chelsea's John Terry a legend who deserves best send-off - Antonio Conte

He added: "I will have a conversation with him". Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is in line to succeed John Terry as captain of the Premier League champions next season, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday. "If you feel this, it's right to continue to play, to continue your career". "Video technology and looking at instant replays of major incidents are the steps that need to be taken", Clement said.

Liverpool Have To Beat Middlesbrough, Says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has attempted to take the heat off Liverpool ahead of their crucial final game of the season, which will decide their Champions League fate. It should not sound disrespectful to the past. There is still the power and size of this club - but the perspective has changed. "In the game it was knocks and ankle and ligament and things you have no influence on".

Holders India finally name Champions Trophy squad

Manish Pandey , who is now representing Kolkata Knight Riders, last played for India against New Zealand in October 2016. Shami, who last played a one-day global in the 2015 World Cup, has recovered from injury and been playing with the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League.

Conte: Chelsea captain Terry can be a good manager

As Antonio Conte said in Chelsea's Christmas video , "every game matters". The tie against Sunderland will also be a farewell for two of the club's great servants, captain John Terry and assistant coach Steve Holland. "(This season) we started well and we won the league, but next season we will be in trouble if we don't work hard like we did this season. Now, on Sunday, we have two targets: to try to win the 30th game in this league, which is an unbelievable target for us, and then to ...

Mourinho Hopes Palace Go Easy On Them

On Ajax reaching the final, Bosz added, " Many people thought it would not be possible for a Dutch team to reach a final". "My lads want to go there and finish the season off in one of the best venues in the world of football". "They shouldn't have the opportunity to play the Europa League - the Europa League is for teams who go into the Europa League like us". "But everyone expects performance according to that huge transfer fee and that brings pressure and that brings unfair ...

Diego Costa, Pedro to lead Spain at Macedonia WCup qualifier

Real Madrid's Marco Asensio capped a magnificent few months with a recall to the Spain squad on Friday for a friendly with Colombia and World Cup qualifier at Macedonia next month. Diego Costa has 20 goals, with Pedro adding eight more, to help Chelsea win the Premier League. "Isco's progression is very promising and is exactly what a manager dreams of, he is having an exceptional season at Real Madrid and is developing into a fantastic player".

Karn, Bumrah seal final spot for MI

Two-time victor Mumbai Indians will lock horns with Rising Pune Supergiants in the title clash in Hyderabad on Sunday. Piyush Chawla trapped Lendl Simmons in front for just three runs to bring KKR back in the match. Lynn (4, 8b), who likes to hit them straight, found that man at long-on in the second over of the innings, with the wicket going to Bumrah, who was parsimonious and then some.

England get first win in 20 years at U-20 World Cup

Next up for England will be a group stage match against Guinea U20 on Tuesday. "Hopefully, we can entertain the South Korean public and get some positive results". England is still trying to break its duck in this tournament though coach Paul Simpson arrives with a talented roster full of English Premier League talent including three from champion Chelsea and five from Everton.

Antonio Conte Hails 'Great Man' John Terry's Positive Influence

Chelsea confirmed themselves as Premier League champions by beating West Brom 1-0 at The Hawthorns on Friday with Batshuayi coming off the bench to poke in the winning goal . "First and foremost it was great for me to get in the starting line-up", he added. Leaving me out of the side was probably a tough decision, but...

Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

Thomas had 29 points and 12 assists. Perhaps, it was this frustration that led to Washington's Kelly Oubre Jr earning himself a Game 4 suspension after going after Kelly Olynyk in what has to be the first instance of Kelly-on-Kelly violence in National Basketball Association history.

LeBron James turns back on Kelly Olynyk in Game 1

A loss Friday would also leave Boston with the daunting proposition of having to win four out of five games to take the series - a nearly impossible task against a team that since James returned to Cleveland in 2014-15 has a 33-4 playoff record against Eastern Conference opponents.

Premier League Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp primed to spend to boost squad

Jurgen Klopp would like to have Roberto Firmino (pic) available as the Brazil global has made a significant impact in front of goal this season with 12 goals. Klopp, meanwhile, insists that skipper Jordan Henderson will make a full recovery from the foot injury that has kept him out since February. "But we're never without our captain for one second because Hendo is always around".

Cabrera gives White Sox win with 10thy inning RBI double

Seattle picked up a 5-4 win in the series opener on Thursday night. Cornell, who was born and raised in Seattle and was part of the group of artists who formed the grunge scene, died Wednesday in Detroit, following a performance of his band, Soundgarden.

IPL Qualifier II: Mumbai elect to field vs KKR

Mumbai Indians Coach Mahela Jayawardene and Captain Rohit Sharma would have given their piece of mind and experience to the unit after the debacle. Nathan Coulter-Nile, who crushed MI batting line up in eliminatory match , can surprise on Friday.

Gambhir all praise for his bowling unit after Sunrisers win

Rohit and Krunal Pandya [45* off 30 balls] were on hand to calm things down and put Mumbai in complete control of the match as they added 54 runs for the fourth wicket. Vijay Shankar and Naman Ojha eked out an expensive over from Boult taking the Kiwi pacer for 13 runs. Gambhir, whose 32no came off 19 balls, gave "a lot of credit to the bowlers" for the Knight Riders' win.

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Ottawa Senators Game 2

Penguins fans, take heart. John Gibson stopped 30 shots, and Antoine Vermette had an empty-net goal for the Ducks. It's the "game within the game" that you take seriously but you can also interact with the centremen on the other team in a serious and joking way.

Brogdon named finalist for NBA Rookie of the Year

This one is going to be a close one with The Process clearly being the best rookie last season, but only playing in 31 games is definitely going to cost him some votes. We already got the great news about his Greek teammate, but Malcolm Brogdon has been chosen as one of the top three finalists for the National Basketball Association 2017 Rookie of the Year award.

Oilers upset over non-call on Ducks' tying goal

As accomplished as Getzlaf was before the Stanley Cup playoffs began, he might have cemented his legacy this past week, and not just for his eight points in three games. "Simple as that", Getzlaf continued. "Our expectations are that we have to change the things that are going on and make the necessary adjustments".

No more concerns Kochi to host U-17 World Cup

Ceppi also confirmed that no shops would be allowed to work inside the stadium premises during the tournament. Further, although the stadium boasts a capacity of 60,000 people, it will only accommodate 41,748 persons for the tournament considering the safety and security of spectators.