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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Says Europa League Win Would Make It An Amazing Season

Eight Academy graduates start, with a further four on the bench. As the game began to enter the final stages, midfield work horse Luka Milivojević gave young Portuguese stopper Pereira a late test with a powerful drive, but it was comfortably stopped by a safe pair of hands.

After making run at Indy 500 pole, Alonso to start 5th

Reigning Indianapolis 500 victor Alexander Rossi was a strong third for Andretti Autosport , ahead of team-mate and former Formula 1 racer Takuma Sato . Formula One's Fernando Alonso has qualified fifth-fastest ahead of next Sunday's Indianapolis 500. He'll start from the outside of Row 3, after going 230.200.

Real Madrid wins La Liga 33rd title after beating Malaga 2-0

Controversy erupted in the 62nd minute, as Referee Juan Martinez Munera showed Celta's Iago Aspas a second yellow card for diving when he appeared to have been tripped by Sergio Ramos inside the area. Third-placed Atletico had already qualified for the Champions League , along with fourth-placed Sevilla, which will have to go through a playoff to get into the competition's group stage.

Preds Look To Seize Control Of Series In Game 2

The Ducks are slight series favourites on Sports Interaction NHL odds. In both playoff series, the Ducks won on the back of their captain. Of the remaining teams in the playoffs, Nashville's penalty kill is the best, nearly two percentage points better than Ottawa.

Real Madrid wins its 1st Spanish title since 2012

Although a draw would have also sealed the deal for Real Madrid as well, Karim Benzema added another tally in the second half in order to pave the way to a guaranteed victory. Barca fell two goals behind in their final game of the season against Eibar as Japanese forward Takashi Inui scored either side of the break with two thumping finishes in off the crossbar although the Catalans fought back to win 4-2 with the help of a double from the league's top scorer Lionel Messi.

Nadal dismisses talk of Djokovic 'slump'

Djokovic has won 26 of their previous matches while Nadal last beat the Serbian in the 2014 French Open final. But Halep, who is also into the semi-finals of the women's doubles with compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu, showed no signs of lacking in energy as she bounced back in emphatic fashion to win the last six games for the loss of just 14 points.

Preakness Stakes 2017: What did Trifecta pay out?

According to ESPN's Lane Gold , Cloud Computing's trainer Chad Brown said he hasn't yet made a decision as to whether the horse will run in the Belmont Stakes June 10, citing the race's distance-one-and-a-half miles-as an important factor in the final decision.

Lowrie gives A's 3rd straight walk-off win, 3-2 over Angels

LF Ben Revere hit his first home run of the season in the Angels' 7-3 win at Oakland on Tuesday night. "We would consider DH but a hamstring is a different animal", Scioscia said. Lowrie, on a 1-0 offering, got a pitch similar to the one had had yanked less than three hours earlier - a changeup inside - and he produced the same result.

Facebook joins Twitter in live streaming Major League Baseball games on Friday nights

America's erstwhile national pastime is getting a shot in the arm thanks to Facebook, which revealed that it will begin streaming live Major League Baseball games as part of a new deal with the pro sports organization. Amazon, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook are consistently competing against one another for streaming rights. The price Facebook paid for the right to stream the games hasn't been released.

Isner defeats Cilic to reach Rome Masters semis for 1st time

ROME (AP ) - Alexander "Sascha" Zverev became the youngest Masters Series finalist in a decade when he beat American veteran John Isner 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1 at the Italian Open on Saturday. A year ago at Roland Garros, he reached the fourth round of play. "But in general terms I am happy with the way that I played, obviously". Sixth-seeded Halep, the champion in Madrid last weekend, reached her first final in Rome after sweeping aside Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 7-5, 6-1 in her semi-final.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have to be better in Game 7

In the past two games, the Pittsburgh Penguins have had the Washington Capitals on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. But in order for Washington to guarantee a spot in the conference final, its best player will need to find the back of the net. So, much of the next 48 hours in Washington could be filled with angst, because what could be more "Caps" than clawing back from a 3-1 deficit in the series to force a ...

IPL: League defeats won't affect our final performance, says Karn Sharma

That has been the hallmark of this team. Gautam Gambhir is deemed as one such hero who has given us numerous moments of pride with his excellent game. After all, the 29-year-old UP-born Railways' bowler was not in Mumbai Indians' scheme of things in the early part of this tenth edition of the Twenty20 tournament as Harbhajan was entrusted the specialist spinner's slot.

Chelsea crowd erupts with cheers for John Terry in his final game

Antonio Conte's side have been unstoppable this season leaving the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Liverpool in their wake, with the Blues claiming their second title in three years. The Chelsea star would still be able to do a decent job in the top flight of English football, and it will come as a big surprise if he joins a Championship club in the summer.

Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain

Tuttosport believe that Manchester City are also keen to secure his services, which will provide Chelsea with stern competition. News of the premeditated move could have alerted gamblers to a situation they might have looked for ways to exploit.

From Matic to Conte , the latest on their future at the club

Despite that title success, speculation has lingered that Conte could be tempted back to Serie A, with Inter reportedly lining up a money-spinning offer to the three-time Scudetto victor. "He is a legend for this club and in this season he has been very important to winning this title, and for this reason I have to take my time and make my best decision for him".

Jones looks to the gods after RWC draw

The draw for the World Cup, which will be the first ever hosted in Asia, was conducted in Kyoto, Japan on Wednesday. Pool C is the toughest on paper, pitting England against France , Argentina , Americas 1 and Oceania 2. "So any predictions you make are irrelevant because you can only control one thing - and that's us". Band Two: Scotland , Wales , South Africa and France .

Over 100 rusted or defective Rio Olympics medals returned

The Brazilian Mint is repairing the medals and will then get them back to the winning athletes. Andrada didn't go into exact details about what exactly he thought was happening, but he called it " completely normal ". Following her victory at the London Olympic Games, British athlete Jessica Ennis revealed in a BBC interview that winners were given printed guidelines on how to protect and take care of their medals.

Blue Jays suspend player for using homophobic slur

The Braves got their pound of flesh against Jose Bautista in the first inning Thursday. Jace Peterson said something to Bautista as he rounded first, and Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki was waiting for Bautista when he touched home. Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar was suspended for two games on Thursday for directing a homophobic slur toward an Atlanta Braves pitcher during Wednesday's game.

National Hockey League roundup: Ducks storm back to beat Oilers

Can they turn that trend around in Game Seven Wednesday? The extra day between Games 6 and 7 could help the Ducks. Can the Penguins once again put the last nail in the coffin of their foes in Washington, or will the Capitals force a Game 7 at home and try to live up to their season-long hype as a favorite to win the Cup.

Royals-Twins rained out, play two Sunday

The Royals are listed with a money line of +100 to prevail, while the over/under total for the game is listed at 8 runs. Mejia (0-1, 5.79 ERA) has made just six big league starts so far in his career but already has faced the Royals once in his short time with the Twins.

Team India announced for Champions Trophy

The Indian team has been declared by the BCCI today. The 15-member squad selected for the tournament starting in England next month doesn't have too many surprises in it. I was expecting a comeback call this time, have been performing well and consistently, proving myself in the ongoing IPL season. R. Ashwin Indian stars Spinner is now recovering from injury, but selectors hope to get back him for the tournament held in England from June 1.

Antonio Conte targets win record after league win

He must think to give me a bit of chocolate cake to share. "In this case I am very angry with him". It has been a good lesson for me because all of my career I have been in the starting line-up and never really seen the other side of being on the bench.

Players history-maker Kim out of Byron Nelson

Less than a month ago Poulter thought he had lost his card on the PGA Tour after failing to earn enough points in a certain number of events this season having recovered from a foot injury that badly affected his 2016 campaign. Liam Glynn, BoyleSports spokesperson, said: "Hats off to the Dublin savvy punter who picked Si Woo Kim to win the Players Championship at the massive odds of 500/1".

Chelsea boss Conte reveals how he will spend Premier League title bonus

Next season, however, they will have to cope without Terry, the man who lifted the trophy alongside defensive partner Cahill. "I'm going to have a few weeks off before deciding anything". It was the only way anyone could pour cold water on this season. From Ji Dong-Wong's last-minute victor against Manchester City to Jermain Defoe's thunderbolt against Newcastle United, Sunderland have enjoyed many highs during their 10-year stay in the top flight, including derby-day dominance, a trip ...

McCall expecting a tough test for Saracens at Exeter

But up popped Sam Simmonds with the clock ticking into the red to barge his way over the whitewash and make it 18-16, with the Chiefs' character coming to the fore. Exeter, who lost to Saracens in last season's Premiership final, will be up against a Wasps side who just did enough to see off a spirited Leicester in Coventry.

Two-time champions Mumbai Indians have a point to prove against Pune

MI would also be keen to use his skills with the ball. MI leg-spinner Karn Sharma who played a crucial role in his side's victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2 was quick to point out that past results wouldn't in any way influence the final.

Terry given guard of honor in unusual farewell

Chelsea were not done their with their tributes to the 36-year-old, however. "He's been fantastic and very important for me and the players", Conte said while Cahill called him "the best centre half in Premier League history". Terry said following the Watford win that retirement was one of the options he is considering, but Conte believes he can play on. Mr. Chelsea, Captain Leader Legend, a one club man.it makes absolutely no sense for Terry to sign for anyone else in England, as it ...

John Terry to lift Trophy for Chelsea

Terry embraced his team-mates, who then lined up to form a guard of honour, before handing over the captain's armband to his replacement Cahill as head coach Antonio Conte looked towards next Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal. It meant Batshuayi, whose goal secured the title at West Brom, finished the season with four goals in three games. "I think maybe I will use it to buy a house in Italy".

Meghan Markle makes Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

It would have been Miss Markle's first big public engagement with Prince Harry since they started dating previous year. We've been waiting all day to see a glimpse of Prince Harry's beloved at Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding festivities.

Spurs will honor fallen firefighter Scott Deem before Game 3

He scored 34 points in 61.5 percent shooting in San Antonio's Game 6 elimination win over the Rockets, and 26 points in Game 3 of the same series. Combine the regular season and the postseason, and this Golden State team (78-15, .839) has a better record so far than last year's regular-season record-setting club (88-18, .830).

Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game

But United's struggles in the league, and some tedious games particularly at Old Trafford , have seen a growing mood of disquiet, certainly among sections of the written and broadcast press. Harrop became the 100th different player to score a Premier League goal for United and was soon joined on the scoresheet by another academy graduate, albeit this one was far better known.

Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

And when Leonard went down in the third quarter of the opener with the Spurs up by an improbable 23 points, the giant boulder they had to roll up the hill became enormous. There's 12+ points right there on hard shots. And if closing a team out on the road is supposed to be among the toughest postseason tasks, the Warriors have apparently missed that memo: Golden State won by 25 in Portland to clinch the first round, and by 26 in Utah to close out the second round.

Arsenal miss out on Champions League first time since 1997

Arsene Wenger says the hostile atmosphere created at the Emirates Stadium this season affected Arsenal's players, after the club missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years. "I don't know. What is important is we do our job. More than ever we had to stick together and be strong because it's been very hard for us". Wenger appeared to criticise the club's fans who have been split between those loyal to him and those who feel he should leave.

Cloud storms to Stakes victory

The victor of the race, Cloud Computing , skipped the Kentucky Derby. This was not the duel anyone expected. Now, with three weeks before the Belmont Stakes, the spotlight will be on Cloud Computing to see if he can repeat his feat from Pimlico at the test of the champion.

8 tweets that defined Game 4 of the Senators-Penguins series

The Senators stretched their slump with the man advantage to 0-for-25 in the last nine games when they went 0-for-4 on Friday night - including one in the final minute, which began a 6-on-4 advantage when Ottawa pulled Anderson for an extra attacker.