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Sport Zidane confirms Cristiano Ronaldo at risk of missing UCL final
Author: 0 Zidane confirms Cristiano Ronaldo at risk of missing UCL final

Fans of the Spanish giants were anxious that Ronaldo may miss the showpiece event due to an ankle injury. Zinedine Zidane refused to put a time frame on Cristiano Ronaldo's injury absence after the forward had to be substituted at half-time in an entertaining 2-2 draw against Barcelona.

Sport Conte invites board to make judgement on his Chelsea reign
Author: 0 Conte invites board to make judgement on his Chelsea reign

After a disappointing start to the year, which included thrashings by Bournemouth and Watford, Conte's side have won five games in a row to take the race for the Champions League to the final week of the season. Your [the press] focus is only Morata, but I would like it if your focus was for the whole team. Now it is right for everyone to be focused on the present and finish this season in the best possible way.

Sport Jurgen Klopp responds to talk of Liverpool FC signing Nabil Fekir
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp responds to talk of Liverpool FC signing Nabil Fekir

While some reports suggest that Liverpool have already wrapped up a £62million agreement for Fekir, others claim that Chelsea are still in the race for the France worldwide. Sadio Mane spoke to French sport website SFR Sport saying that Fekir is "a great player" and "I think he will do great things with us". Fekir has been in fine form this season, notching 17 goals and seven assists in Ligue 1 as Lyon battle for a place in the Champions League .

Sport Chris Paul, James Harden lead Rockets to Game 4 win over Jazz
Author: 0 Chris Paul, James Harden lead Rockets to Game 4 win over Jazz

The usual suspects for both teams had a good game, but the result ultimately came down to the Rockets' superior depth chart, as well as the superior quality of their role players and stars. "We were on a different level in Game 2 and I think we've just got to get back to that", rookie Donovan Mitchell said. Jazz guard Dante Exum suffered a strained left hamstring during Monday's Game 4 loss, an MRI revealed Monday, according to Yahoo Sports.

Sport Cubs place Heyward on 7-day concussion DL, recall Tseng
Author: 0 Cubs place Heyward on 7-day concussion DL, recall Tseng

Victor Caratini will handle catching duties while Willson Contreras moves to the Cubs' bench. Happ added a two-run shot in the fourth. The Cubs placed struggling right-hander Yu Darvish on the 10-day disabled list with the flu. They also recalled infielder David Bote and left-hander Rob Zastryzny while optioning right-hander Cory Mazzoni to Iowa. The DL stint for Darvish was made retroactive to Friday.

Sport I'm not thinking of my future at Chelsea yet - Conte
Author: 0 I'm not thinking of my future at Chelsea yet - Conte

The win takes the Blues to 69 points, two behind fourth place Tottenham Hotspur, who lost 1-0 to West Brom on Saturday and three behind third place Liverpool , with two fixtures left. "For me, awesome progression", Pochettino said on Tuesday. The Kiev showdown against Real Madrid is still nearly three weeks away and while any manager would want that time to get players fully fit and in peak condition for a career-defining game, there is a fine balance between being fully rested and ...

Sport PSG lift fourth straight French Cup, sweep major domestic glories
Author: 0 PSG lift fourth straight French Cup, sweep major domestic glories

Giovani Lo Celso succeeded in his third attempt after being denied twice by the post, before Edinson Cavani sealed the win for PSG on penalty in the second half. Argentine midfielder Lo Celso saw another effort come back off a post before finally finding the back of the net with a curling effort in the 26th minute.

Sport Charlotte Hornets Basketball - Hornets News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets Basketball - Hornets News, Scores, Stats, Rumors & More

He also spent two seasons as an assistant with the then-New Orleans Hornets (2010-12) and three with the Orlando Magic (2012-15). The team fired Steve Clifford of his head coaching duties last month. Former Grizzlies coach David Fizdale also interviewed, but was later hired by the New York Knicks. - The Charlotte Hornets have found their next head coach.

Sport Orioles get all the jokes after brutal Dylan Bundy start
Author: 0 Orioles get all the jokes after brutal Dylan Bundy start

The left-hander has struggled at times early this season but gave up one run on six hits in 5 1/3 innings. This will be Skoglund's first career start against the Orioles. Moustakas hit a solo home run in the first and added a two-run double later that inning. Cashner has also seen his form trend in the wrong direction as of late and has allowed thirteen runs over his last 14 2/3 innings.

Sport Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Done Deal Rumoured
Author: 0 Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Done Deal Rumoured

Milinkovic-Savic has made 46 appearances for Lazio in all competitions this season, netting 14 goals. " Lazio have three big games to go and nobody has talked about any negotiations at this moment", he said . Jose Mourinho has agreed an 80 million euros for Milinkovic-savic in the summer. The Lazio star has been heavily linked with a summer switch to the Old Trafford outfit, especially with Jose Mourinho set to bring in at least one midfield reinforcement in the upcoming ...

Sport Anirban Lahiri out to bury his demons at Players Championship
Author: 0 Anirban Lahiri out to bury his demons at Players Championship

This week, the event includes a very strong field led by World No.1 Dustin Johnson , current FedExCup points leader Justin Thomas , last week's Well Fargo champion Jason Day as well as Tiger Woods , Rory McIlroy , and defending champion Si Woo Kim , for the United States dollars 11 million showpiece which will feature every single player in the top 50 of the world.

Sport Rockets defeat Jazz in Game 5, advance to third round of playoffs
Author: 0 Rockets defeat Jazz in Game 5, advance to third round of playoffs

Excluding Paul and Tucker, Houston shot 5 of 22 on 3-pointers. Paul will do so for the first time in his stellar 13-year career after 86 postseason games played. But with 1:16 left in the period, Mitchell drilled a pull-up 3 for a 78-72 lead. Harden capped the run with a dunk after stealing the ball from Mitchell.

Sport Have to do a lot to earn back trust: Steve Smith
Author: 0 Have to do a lot to earn back trust: Steve Smith

Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann , who stepped down from his position following the conclusion of the controversy stricken tour of South Africa, said how he worries about the banned trio of Steven Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft daily and hopes they will return to worldwide cricket soon after serving their respective bans.

Sport James Paxton: Throws no-hitter against Blue Jays
Author: 0 James Paxton: Throws no-hitter against Blue Jays

Paxton , who's from British Columbia, pointed to a tattoo on his right forearm of a maple leaf - a national symbol - as he celebrated to a standing ovation at Rogers Centre. In his last start, the Seattle Mariners starter struck out a season-high 16 batters over seven strong innings against the Oakland Athletics. Felix Hernandez threw a ideal game in 2012, and Randy Johnson tossed Seattle's first no-hitter in 1990.

Sport Here's Why GSP vs. Nate Diaz Just Doesn't Make Sense
Author: 0 Here's Why GSP vs. Nate Diaz Just Doesn't Make Sense

The card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. The Los Angeles card could feature TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt 2, Georges St-Pierre vs. "It would be St-Pierre's first fight at lightweight". White said "in my ideal world" he would be targeting the fight as the co-main event for UFC 227 on August 4 in Los Angeles, which will be headlined by a bantamweight title rematch between TJ Dillashaw and former champion Cody Garbrandt .

Sport Barcelona president Bartomeu claims club has never received offer for Messi
Author: 0 Barcelona president Bartomeu claims club has never received offer for Messi

We have to continue working on this aspect to reach the finals. "I don't know how relevant it is that Bartomeu spoke with the Atleti president", he told reporters. The manager was also asked about the France worldwide joining Atletico president Enrique Cerezo for lunch on Tuesday - with the meeting being perceived as one in which the player's future was discussed - but he brushed it off.

Sport CJ Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers
Author: 0 CJ Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers

It was a cost-cutting move by the Broncos, who saved $4.5 million against the salary cap by letting Anderson go. Carolina released the former first round pick and current Panthers all-time leading rusher in February. After the signing, McCaffrey welcomed Anderson to Carolina via a tweet. He also has 103 receptions for 859 yards and four scores. I didn't feel I had the lack of respect then and I don't now.

Sport Man City's Pep Guardiola pays tribute to outgoing Yaya Toure
Author: 0 Man City's Pep Guardiola pays tribute to outgoing Yaya Toure

Images of Manchester City's players have been projected on to buildings in their home cities around the world as part of the celebrations marking the club's Premier League title win. "We have to analyse a career, not just here in Manchester, but also in Barcelona and Monaco". He loves to play football . He's an extraordinary person, he's beloved in the dressing room, he doesn't feel pressure.

Sport Zidane: The CL final will not be Mohamed Salah against Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Zidane: The CL final will not be Mohamed Salah against Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo twisted his right ankle as he scored the first equaliser for Real Madrid in a physical battle at the Nou Camp. However, Blancos coach told the news conference ahead of Wednesday's trip to Sevilla that he expected all of his players - including now sidelined Isco and Dani Carvajal - to be fully recovered for the trip to Kiev .

Sport Blue Jays-Osuna-Assault Charge, 2nd Ld,109
Author: 0 Blue Jays-Osuna-Assault Charge, 2nd Ld,109

Major League Baseball is aware of the arrest and will investigate under the joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy agreed to with the players' association in 2015. Osuna, 23, has a 2.93 ERA with nine saves in 15 appearances this season. The native of Mexico is in his fourth season. The team had planned give away Osuna T-Shirts to the first 15,000 fans attending Thursday's series finale against the Mariners, but have changed the giveaway to shirts featuring infielder ...

Sport ESPN and UFC strike multi-year digital rights deal
Author: 0 ESPN and UFC strike multi-year digital rights deal

The deal will include 15, 12-fight events per year, which will be referred to as "UFC on ESPN+ Fight Nights". It does, however, include some differences from the current TV deal with FOX , such as " Dana White's Contender Series ", which will begin streaming via ESPN+ in June 2019.

Sport NFL issues statement on New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram
Author: 0 NFL issues statement on New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram

Ingram was drafted by the Saints in the first round in 2011 and has established himself as the team's lead back over the past few years. Ingram made the Pro Bowl after the 2017 season. That's the standard suspension for a first-time PED offense. But if the Saints want to roll with their electric runner in Kamara, it's hard to imagine that would be bad thing.

Sport India says no to day-night Australia Test
Author: 0 India says no to day-night Australia Test

India are one of only two current Test-playing nations to have avoided playing pink-ball cricket at the global level, with Bangladesh the other. India are scheduled to play a four-match Test series in Australia , with Adelaide hosting the first Test on December 6.

Sport Cavs not disciplining Rodney Hood for not entering Game 4
Author: 0 Cavs not disciplining Rodney Hood for not entering Game 4

Hood, who will be a restricted free agent this summer, has a major financial incentive to perform well this postseason. The Athletic first reported that Hood had angered teammates and others in the organization by rejecting coach Tyronn Lue's instruction to enter the game.

Sport Ohio State QB Burrow to transfer
Author: 0 Ohio State QB Burrow to transfer

Burrow's dad, Jimmy, and brothers Jamie and Dan all played football at Nebraska . Who is Joe Burrow, and what are the chances that he will end up at LSU? You may have heard of the player he was ranked four spots ahead of - future Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson.

Sport Johnny Manziel hospitalized due to change in medication
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel hospitalized due to change in medication

Denise Michaels, a Manziel spokesperson, told ESPN's Kevin Seifert on Tuesday that her client was "fine". Manziel had attended the JMBLYA concert in Houston on Sunday after playing in a celebrity golf tournament hosted by former Aggies teammate Mike Evans in College Station on Saturday.

Sport Saints Release Coby Fleener
Author: 0 Saints Release Coby Fleener

Fleener was a second round pick out of Stanford in the 2012 NFL Draft. The Saints also didn't get what they were hoping for in Fleener, who totaled just 926 yards and five touchdowns across the last two seasons. Greg Olson is the clear number one tight end in Carolina despite his threats to retire early for a career in broadcasting. He finished the season on injured reserve after suffering a vicious concussion in week 12 in Los Angeles.

Sport Sir Alex Ferguson
Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson "out of coma, talking to family"

Meanwhile, a report in The Daily Mail quote unnamed friends of Ferguson as saying that the legendary manager had been making enquiries with his doctors about his condition. The next few days are said to be "crucial" in Ferguson's recovery according to a former player of his, with Ryan Giggs the latest to share his thoughts and well wishes like much of world football .

Sport NHL: Brad Marchand Must Stop Licking Opponents
Author: 0 NHL: Brad Marchand Must Stop Licking Opponents

Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. The Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference Final and will play the Tampa Bay Lightning . "You've got to give them credit". He's a good player for us. They created scoring chances and were able to maintain the puck, but Boston netminder Tuukka Rask was there to keep the puck from hitting the back of the net.

Sport Cavaliers rout Raptors, 128-93, sweep series
Author: 0 Cavaliers rout Raptors, 128-93, sweep series

Toronto has also fallen straight up in 10 of its past 11 visits to Quicken Loans Arena, but halted a four-game against-the-spread slide in Cleveland by covering as a 4.5-point road underdog in Game 3 . Lowry led five Toronto players in double figures with 27 points and seven assists. LeBron James flirted with a triple-double, recording 29 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, while Kevin Love continued his impressive form with 23 points.

Sport Iniesta's China Move Cast In Doubt As Club Denies Transfer Reports
Author: 0 Iniesta's China Move Cast In Doubt As Club Denies Transfer Reports

Chongqing's sponsors recently stated that they were "confident" of financing a move for the Spain worldwide, who revealed in an emotional press conference last month that he is to quit Camp Nou this summer. Instead, Iniesta is now favoured to join J-League side Vissel Kobe in a move reportedly worth 25 million euros per-season. However, the Chinese Super League side issued a three-point statement on Monday explaining that, although they are due to establish commercial links with the ...

Sport Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil confident being fit for World Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil confident being fit for World Cup

He was on the edge of things today. Before Sunday's goal, Iwobi who holds Wenger in high esteem for his invaluable contributions to his football career, last scored in the Premier League for Arsenal in January. "I would invite you to really push to support these players and the staff which remains behind me". Speaking ahead of Wednesday's trip to Leicester City, he told a news conference: "He is of course devastated because of course he has surgery, that means six months out".

Sport Bayern Munich's winger Franck Ribery signs 1-year contract extension
Author: 0 Bayern Munich's winger Franck Ribery signs 1-year contract extension

Yet while the club have dominated the Bundesliga, they have not been able to win the Champions League . Meanwhile, the club are waiting for an answer from Dutch winger Arjen Robben, having offered him a new deal as well. "Thanks to everyone who is supporting me, to my beloved family and friends, the best fans, team mates and staff". The pair again helped the Bavarians secure the league title this term - their sixth in succession - and are set to feature in the DFB-Pokal final against ...