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Nicky Hayden Dies after Cycling Accident in Italy

Hayden was riding with friends close to Rimini last Wednesday when he was hit by a Peugeot, smashing into the windscreen of the vehicle before landing on the road. This is published unedited from the ANI feed . Hayden's injuries occurred while cycling in Italy. At the time of the accident, Nicky was training along the Rimini coastline.

Manchester United dedicate Europa League win to home city

Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan won an emotional final in Stockholm . Having flirted with a top-four finish, too many draws meant United ultimately were sixth after 38 Premier League matches - leaving the Europa League as their only chance to qualify for the Champions League.

Boy struck on head by broken bat at Yankees game

The game was stopped for about two minutes while medics tended to the boy. The blow seems to have only added to the boy's discomfort-reports say that he arrived on crutches , and appeared to be wearing a leg brace. "Definitely, once I find out what happened to the kid and where they're at, hopefully I can get a hold of him, at least". The incident is now renewing calls by lawmakers to extend protective netting at all major league stadiums.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan sets record in Europa League final

Paul Pogba and Mkhitaryan found the back of the net for United. "We wouldn't think twice". Cape Town - Manchester United have never had to play with so much on the line - lifting up an entire city's hopes and spirits. Peter Bosz's effervescent team caused United some uncomfortable moments, but without ever threatening to pull off an upset. "There were no chances from both sides".

Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League?

In Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford, he has guided the team to two trophies - the League Cup in February - and a place in next season's Champions League , the bonus prize for winning the Europa League . Yeah, it was very important. Next season United's fans will sing the Herman's Hermits song that they have turned into an ode to Mourinho with even greater conviction.

Virat Kohli Plays Down India vs Pakistan Game Hype

Defending champions India will begin their campaign in the Champions Trophy with a high-profile match against arch- rivals Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham, which is less than 100 miles from the affected city. The cricketers, the ICC , ECB , everyone is anxious about everyone's security. "So I'm sure it's going to be taken care of". Kohli stressed that hype created around the game is not in their control.

Manchester bomber was in Düsseldorf 4 days before attack

A report from Germany's Focus magazine had placed Abedi in Deutschland four days before the massacre outside an Ariana Grande concert. The club dedicated their trophy to those killed, while manager Jose Mourinho said they would gladly exchange it if it could bring their lives back.

Man U's Jose Mourinho makes history with Europa League win

For all his spin, his at-times questionable man-management and the cautious approach of his team, Mourinho is proving to be the coach to whom United really should have turned after the retirement of Alex Ferguson in 2013. Ibrahimovic will be out of contract in a few weeks. Victory means the team who finished sixth in England's Premier League will play Uefa Champions League football next season.

Paul Pogba's celebration of Europa League win was better than his performance

While Chelsea and Arsenal face off on the upcoming weekend in the FA Cup Final, which will be a last-ditch attempt for Wenger to grab some silverware and one for Conte to land a big fat extension to his contract; it is Wednesday nights' game in Stockholm between Ajax and Manchester United that will be grabbing the headlines.

Paul Pogba dedicates Manchester United's Europa League triumph to terror attack victims

The £89million French midfielder's strike from around 25 yards out deflected off Davinson Sanchez and past keeper Andre Onana into the net for United's opener. He can perfectly be here next season because he is always a very important player for us. Ander Herrera capped off a brilliant season in a Manchester United jersey last night.

Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman

British authorities identified Abedi as the bomber responsible for the attack in Manchester on Monday. British police say Abedi possibly carried the detonator in his left hand, The Times reported . "Based on the fact that we have a threat level which is now critical and the ongoing situation here, the prime minister now plans a shortened programme at the G7 so she is likely to return on Friday evening", a senior government official said yesterday.

A big week for European golf, but baby steps to narrow gap

All 18 greens have been reseeded and just as we saw at Augusta, sub air technology has been installed under every putting surface to control moisture, although given the outstanding weather forecast this week, I'm pleased to say that shouldn't be necessary.

Information leaked in USA affects Manchester bomb probe

The New York Times Company is run by a British chief executive. "It is absolutely understandable that this has caused much distress for families that are already suffering terribly with their loss", he said. Prime Minister Theresa May cautioned she will confront President Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation that intelligence information must stay private.

Man United Dedicate Europa League Trophy To Manchester Terror Victims

At the Old Nag's Head in the city centre, Red Devils fan Harry Charlton said the Europa League final gave the city and the country a chance to be " united ". Mourinho's methods can divide a dressing room but nothing makes believers of folk quite like success and - as he himself was quick to point out after the game - even Tottenham would trade their season for United's now.

Chris Smalling: Manchester United ready for title challenge

Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final on Wednesday. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side would give up their Europa League trophy if it would bring back the 22 victims of Monday's terror attack in Manchester.

Ajax's youngsters come up short in Europa League final

Paul Pogba , the French midfielder who scored a goal, said, "We won for Manchester, we worked for them, for the country". "So the season was the victory of pragmatism and the people who respect the opponent and try to exploit the opponents' weakness".

Llorente explains how close he came to Chelsea move

Spanish forward Fernando Llorente has said that Swansea refused to allow him to leave for Chelsea in January, after having garnered interest from Stamford Bridge. It was a bit tough at first because things did not start well, but the final was spectacular. He also discussed his hopes to play for Spain again: "Returning to wear the red jersey would be the most lovely thing that could happen".

Cavs 'Eastern Conference Champions' Gear Goes On Sale After Game 4

The chatter about an NBA Finals' matchup of two teams with unblemished playoff records is gone, but the challenge from the Celtics has sharpened the focus of the defending champs. Irving kept Cleveland within striking distance while James was out by scoring 12 points over the final 5:11 of the second quarter. The Celtics are also guarding against ending their season by having to watch the Cavs celebrate a conference title on their home floor.

Teams calling about D'Angelo Russell after NBA Draft Lottery

Barring a trade, this will be the first time the Celtics and Lakers have held the top two picks in the same draft. That put them in the ping pong ball running for one of the top three picks alongside the Boston Celtics (who owned the Brooklyn Nets' pick) and the Lakers.

Red Sox score 7 in 7th to beat Rangers 9-4

The Red Sox trailed 3-1 entering the bottom of the frame but chipped away with singles by Andrew Benintendi and Sam Travis , who recorded his first two major league hit, both singles, in his first big league start. "If I get my (expletive) handed to me, it's not like anything's wrong", he said. Texas (24-22) had more hits than Boston (23-21) in the series opener, 13-12, but Boston pitchers didn't issue a walk while Rangers pitchers gave away eight free passes.

Britain 'furious' over 'unacceptable' USA leaks on deadly Manchester attack

Police closed off a number of roads around the Castlefield campus, on Linby Street in Hulme. The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the barbaric attack, which involved a home-made device packed with nuts and bolts which exploded in the venue's foyer as thousands of young people were leaving.

United dedicate Europa League win to Manchester attack victims

I played the Spanish derbies, the Italian derbies, the Portuguese derbies, the English derbies, all these country's cup finals, played for the titles, an incredible experience of life. United's season was always going to be defined by this game. He said: "He perhaps sees Manchester United , in the medium term at least, as a candidate to win the Premier League and the Champions League, because of the money that will be invested into the side".

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins understands deadlines do deals

I'm not in a hurry. They're not in a hurry, so we'll just see how things go. The team hosted its annual Redskins Charity Golf Tournament Monday and during it, president Bruce Allen briefly spoke to reporters. You never know, Kirk Cousins said. "I feel like when it comes to the contract, I have gotten reps now", Cousins added. The other aspect that will take time getting used to is Pryor's size.

Zinedine Zidane Madrid manager warns, 'We have won nothing yet'

Celta did not change their approach and kept pouring players forward. Celta Vigo sit in 13th place, and have not won since mid-April, losing six out of the last seven which also saw an exit from the Europa League semi-final against Manchester United .

United Kingdom irritated by USA leaks in Manchester attack

Officials are examining his trips to Libya. UK Prime Minister Theresa May raised Britain's threat level to "critical", saying that another attack may be imminent. Haroun says Abedi, also known as Abu Ismail, had returned to the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The official threat level was raised to its highest point following the suicide bombing .

Mourinho Ecstatic After United's Europa Triumph Despite 'Difficult Season'

They probably wouldn't have won the title even under the best of circumstances, but at the very least they had enough talent on the roster to make a stronger push for the Champions League places. "If we could, we'd change obviously the peoples' lives for this cup". "We knew exactly how to win". "We tried to kill their good qualities and exploit their weaknesses.

Jose Mourinho ''We fully deserved to win ''

Bosz said: "We couldn't play our game today because Utd played long balls". It doesn't stop and we have to do our work. It obviously takes happiness from our achievement. It was the first time the club have won the competition and means they qualify for the Champions League group stage next season. He also aimed a barb at those managers he described as "poets" who do not win anything.

Messi loses Supreme Court appeal over tax-fraud conviction

A 21-month jail term handed down previous year to Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi has been confirmed by Spain's Supreme Court , but he is unlikely to go to prison. Messi and his father were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million Euros of fomer's income, earned from his image rights from 2007-09.

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4-Star PF Jontay Porter Announces Missouri Commitment

By reclassifying, he's guaranteed to play with Michael Jr.in college, plus Jontay Porter would start the clock earlier on his dream of a pro career. The option to reclassify has been on the table for several months, as it would give Porter a chance to play with his older brother, Michael Porter Jr ., the No.

Blue Jays suspend Pillar for two games after using homophobic slur

Pillar will also pay an undisclosed fine. "It enforces that feeling". Donaldson retweeted a tweet from veteran baseball reporter Peter Gammons on Thursday that said: "One Brave veteran told a friend "we'll have a fight today" after Loup broke Freddie Freeman's hand".

Usmanov makes £1bn Arsenal takeover bid

The company, run by American sports mogul Stan Kroenke , now own 67% of the Gunners having steadily acquired more shares since initially buying a 9.9% stake back in 2007. Kroenke has now confirmed that he is not interested in the deal. "Overall I believe we played since January in a very hard environment for different reasons", Wenger said.

UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

Troops have been deployed to free up police officers for patrols and investigations. Police are rushing to uncover the network thought to have helped Abedi in the attack. The attacker himself died in the blast Monday night at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester . Greater Manchester's mayor, Andy Burnham, told the BBC he had raised concerns about the leaks with the U.S.

Worldwide players added to four practice squads

Obada spent some of the 2015 season with the Dallas Cowboys as a member of their practice squad before attempting to make the rosters of both Kansas City and Atlanta prior to past year. German-born linebacker Eric Nzeocha completes the quartet and will join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . "These guys have worked very hard for this chance and I am confident they will make a great contribution to their teams while improving their skills and understanding of the game".

Chelsea: Abraham set for second loan spell

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte reportedly turned down the chance to sign Gabriel Barbosa - now at Inter Milan - because of his faith in Tammy Abraham . They hope Abraham will enjoy a season of regular top-flight football before returning to compete for a place in the first team. Chris Hughton's Brighton are believed to be favourites to sign the 19-year old, but the Magpies have been granted permission by Chelsea to speak to the striker over a possible loan move.