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But could be last as Arsenal boss

I think with the draws, they've played really well in a lot of those draws. The club appealed the decision but the FA confirmed that Koscielny would serve the suspension , effectively ending his season when he should have been leading the team out at Wembley .

Cleveland has become the second participant in the finals of the playoffs

Cleveland forward LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third straight NBA Finals series on Friday. He finished with 35 points and had the record to himself at 5,995. James had come into the contest needing 28 points to pass Jordan - victor of six titles with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s - for first on the post-season scoring list.

Danny Murphy suggests advantage Liverpool have over Tottenham in transfer market

Wenger chose not to join his players on the traditional end-of-season lap of honour after the victory over Everton but it was majority owner Stan Kroenke who took the brunt of the criticism from the fans. "Personally the biggest thing for us at Manchester City was winning the FA Cup (in 2011)". While Arsenal failed to mount a title bid in 2016-17 and ultimately finished outside the Champions League places in fifth, they can still get their hands on a trophy this season.

French Open draw: Murray avoids meeting Djokovic or Nadal until final

This season, he has been the dominant player on clay, winning 17 straight matches on his favourite surface and three consecutive titles before Austrian Dominic Thiem halted his run in Rome last week. Djokovic has tempted former world number one Agassi back on the road after the "shock therapy" of splitting from his long-term coaching team last month.

Amid Grief, Manchester Gets to Cheer Soccer Triumph

Mata, like his team-mates, dedicated the triumph to the city he calls home, saying Europa League success meant more than winning the World Cup, European Championship or Champions League given the circumstances. It's all new for them. "Given the heightened security threat announced by the Government, and recognising that this is a developing situation, we have given this careful consideration", the club said.

Europa League victory lifted Manchester - Ferguson

Mourinho said he was looking forward to taking a break from the game after a taxing last few months of the season, capped by playing the Europa League final in the wake of the bomb attack at a concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. "We try to give the trophy to them that's how we felt before the game, how we feel now and we feel proud to do that and hopefully they can be happy for some hours".

Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist

Mertesacker told reporters on Wednesday. On Wenger's options, Merson added: "I think the missing players will mean Arsenal have to go four at the back". The Arsenal defenders are going to have to have their best games of the season. "I can not tell you [if I'm match fit]". And Mertesacker insists he is prepared to feature, saying: 'I am ready to play 90 minutes? "We'll see how well he comes out of that but knowing the player, his character and his commitment to the club, which I ...

Manchester United's big money men made the difference

The door is not closed on an worldwide return for the 31-year-old, who had hoped to end his Three Lions career by leading his country in Russian Federation next summer, but Southgate has placed him firmly behind Marcus Rashford, Jermain Defoe, Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy in the pecking order.

Ronaldo becomes all-time leading scorer across top five European leagues

Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas was forced to punch clear a fizzing Daniel Wass free kick in the first half after which Aspas blasted into the side-netting, but Madrid controlled the game after the break once Ronaldo had increased their lead.

Real Betis appoint Quique Setien as new boss

Although the deal has yet to be made official, Setien left fans in no doubt as to what was going to happen when he posted a message on his social network site on Thursday. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "Hello and thank you". A club statement welcomed Setien to the Benito Villamarin: " Real Betis Balompie has signed Quique Setien as the new coach for the next three seasons".

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

Honestly, I don't know", he said. It doesn't stop and we have to do our work. "It's hard to understand so it takes me time to understand and sometimes I'm not able to feel attracted again [to the player]". No responsibility. And this season when the pressure was on him, when he was not scoring goals for one, two, three, four months, he coped with that pressure.

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident

The black Peugeot auto that hit Hayden had its front windshield smashed. The 35-year-old American was hit by a auto while training south of the Italian seaside resort of Rimini and was rushed to hospital with severe chest and head injuries .

Manchester United Win UEFA Europa Cup

It was United's sixth European trophy and the only major piece of silverware missing from its collection. "I would also like to say a big thank you to my family, my team-mates and, of course, the fans, for their awesome support". "That's how we felt before the game, that's how we feel now". Veteran striker Wayne Rooney , benched just before stoppage time , lifted the trophy as the team captain in what was probably his last appearance for Manchester United .

Murray upbeat on French Open chances

A key focus of the draw will be where title favourite Rafael Nadal falls as he chases an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros . However, Federer, at 35, the oldest man in the top five, is skipping the French Open to save himself for an assault on an eighth Wimbledon.

Manchester United wins Europa League

Congratulations to Manchester United , they've done it their way, but I'd rather win as a team that plays good football . "We had to come here we had to play a very important game for us and I think we did the best we could". "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment". United manager Jose Mourinho celebrates after winning the soccer Europa League final between Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United at the Friends Arena ...

Man United outclass Ajax to win Europa League

It comes as absolutely no surprise really. 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. FA Cup final opponents Arsenal confirmed there would no longer be a screening of a live beam-back from Wembley to the Emirates Stadium, with any celebrations should the Gunners win the trophy also shelved.

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

The England worldwide picked up a winners medal, but a hamstring injury prevented him from playing in the Blues' 2-1 win over Liverpool. Wenger again refused to confirm whether he will still be Arsenal's manager next season and was keen to emphasise this weekend's Wembley showdown with Chelsea will not affect his future.

Lakers Land No. 2 Pick in 2017 Draft

The Lakers , meanwhile, were given the No. 2 spot. Should they include their pick in a trade package for an established star? Instead, the Lakers will now give the Magic two second round picks. With each of those teams boasting young assets and high picks in this year's draft, they would all be ideal suitors for any potential trade involving George.

French Open draw 2017

It is 47-year-old Agassi's first taste of coaching at the top level and he follows the likes of Ivan Lendl, Boris Becker, Michael Chang and McEnroe himself into the players' box. "The last few months have not been good", Murray said. It makes me happy to feel myself competitive and play well in every event that I played. "I had a similar period after I won my first Grand Slam tournament at the US Open and also after I won Wimbledon for the first time , especially Wimbledon because I ...

Jose Mourinho sends message to Ed Woodward over Manchester United targets

Mourinho admitted that his first term at Man United was his "most hard season as a manager" and says, with three trophies under his belt, he will now take a deserved rest. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not played in a European final since he began his domination in football in the late 1990s. "You have to learn from it". We have learned a lot from this experience.

With Manchester attack wound still fresh, Man United claims Europa League title

Manchester United produced a professional performance to record a comfortable 2-0 win over Ajax at the Friends Arena and lifted their second trophy of the season after the EFL Cup triumph in February. Maybe. But we came to do our job and we can't avoid the happiness because when you win you go away happy and proud. Now we raised another trophy, which is the third this year of the five available.

Chelsea FC Cancels Victory Parade Planned for Sunday 28 May

As a mark of respect, Chelsea will wear black armbands during its FA Cup final match against Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. "It's absolutely unbelievable and unpredictable, and we have been hit hard in a position where we will need to be strong on Saturday".

Mourinho: Man United registered success in this season

Kane's return also marks the first time Southgate has been able to select the Premier League golden-boot victor, who has missed all six of the manager's matches through injury. The club is now a club with every title in world football. At a time when we are grieving for the families that have lost loved ones we have a sport that has bought a little happiness at a hard time...

Fifth man arrested in hunt for plotters behind Manchester attack

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Thursday that crime scene photos leaked to The New York Times had caused "understandable distress" to victims' families. Leaked details about the probe, including the bomber's name and police pictures of the evidence, have incensed British investigators. An initial deployment of 984 had been ordered, initially in London , then elsewhere .

England wins group at U20 World Cup, beats South Korea 1-0

Vietnam's U20 football team were thrashed by France U20 4-0 in the second match of Group E of the FIFA U20 World Cup in the Republic of Korea on May 25. England's Dael Fry, right, fights for the ball against South Korea's HAN Chan-hee during the Group A match in the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup Korea 2017 at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, South Korea , Friday, May 26 , 2017.

Man United boss Mourinho expects FOUR signings this summer

But the world goes on. "We are just footballers but we have an audience and I just want to say we should work together for a normal world". "Obviously there's happiness from our achievement", Mourinho said. He also aimed a barb at those managers he described as "poets" who do not win anything. "Manchester!" echoing around the stadium, United held on to win the only European trophy missing from the Old Trafford cabinet.

Kevin Pillar MLB investigating homophobic slur by Toronto outfielder

Despite the club suspension, Pillar could be facing more punishment from Major League Baseball, which saw enough to open an investigation, according to Sportsnet . He's never had run ins before with things like that, and it's obvious that Pillar let his emotions get the best of him in a heated moment. Tensions ran high in the game.

Jose Mourinho explains 'finger raising' celebration after winning Europa League final

A minute's silence before the game turned into applause as the crowd chanted "Manchester", while there were countless banners and placards in support after a tragic week for the city. "I am very happy and I thank everyone that had a contribution for that, and I'm not speaking just about the players". I want to be on the pitch, of course.

D. Lee, 3 others shoot 64 for Colonial lead

Round two was still coming to close, but only a handful of players were still left out on course. The long-hitting Fijian is seven under on the par-five holes. Round three gets underway at approximately 8am on Sunday (NZT). First-round leaders Stacy Lewis and Wei-Ling Hsu shot a 72 and trail Park by five strokes.

LeBron James not ready to discuss Warriors yet: 'It's too stressful'

James also had eight rebounds and eight assists on Thursday night. James, who is trying to win his seventh consecutive conference title, tried to find a silver lining on an otherwise forgettable night. And all of that was before they added Kevin Durant . Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points, and Gerald Green scored 14. "Only because I feel we have some unfinished business from last season".

I've struggled to stay motivated, says Murray

Nadal , Djokovic and Dominic Thiem have all been drawn in the other half, but that does not feel especially relevant to Murray just now. Former world number one Moya was enlisted as Nadal's new coach last December - having split from Canadian Milos Raonic.

Athletics scratch Graveman from start at Yankee Stadium

Graveman wasn't listed to start in the three-game set and was not assigned a locker in the visitors' clubhouse. Graveman is 2-2 with 3.83 ERA in eight starts. Manea will be pitching on five days' rest. Stiglich adds that Jharel Cotton is a possibility to be recalled to start Saturday in what had been Manaea's slot.

Rafael Nadal says he 'almost destroyed wrist at 2016 French Open'

With the French Open starting on Sunday, three-times grand slam victor Murray looks a pale imitation of the player who won his last 24 matches of 2016 to knock Novak Djokovic off his pedestal and seize power in men's tennis. World number one Andy Murray is battling to recover from illness before the French Open begins on Sunday, according to British media reports. An imperious Novak Djokovic may have surged to overcome him last June, but Murray was valiant in defeat, capturing the ...

Georges St Pierre Injured, UFC Return Delayed

When St-Pierre signed his deal to return to the UFC in February, he says the company was aware of the injury. At the C2 Montréal conference, St-Pierre revealed that an eye injury kept him sidelined. In terms of competition, St-Pierre (25-2), who is widely considered the greatest welterweight in MMA history, has not competed since successfully defending his welterweight title against Johnny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013.

Ronaldo's double puts Real on verge of La Liga title

We know Malaga will be strong in their home. We're not going to relax. Not only did it put Real Madrid well and truly in the driving seat for La Liga , Ronaldo's record-breaking goal goes a long way to his Balon D'or hopes. We played with an incredible attitude from the start, and with personality, and got the three points we wanted. What's more, Malaga boss Michel reiterated that he is a staunch Real Madrid fan ahead of the match .