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Sport Carrick sets up Man United victor ahead of coaching switch
Author: 0 Carrick sets up Man United victor ahead of coaching switch

The retiring former England global was handed a valedictory appearance at Old Trafford by Jose Mourinho , a guard of honour by both sides and a rousing ovation when he left the field late on. It was fitting that the former Tottenham man was involved in the only goal of the game as he played a ball to Juan Mata , who setup Marcus Rashford for the victor.

Sport Roma must match Juventus model, says Di Francesco
Author: 0 Roma must match Juventus model, says Di Francesco

Eusebio Di Francesco wants Roma to emulate Juventus' commanding home record in order to evolve into Serie A title challengers. "Four years like these don't come along often and I have to thank the staff and everyone who has worked with us for their contribution.

Sport Woods right on Players cut line after second-round 71
Author: 0 Woods right on Players cut line after second-round 71

But I wasn't close enough, I didn't hit the ball close enough and in the right - in a section... Simpson, 32, progressed to 19-under par and sits seven ahead of New Zealand's Danny Lee, with world number one Dustin Johnson back in third on 10-under.

Sport Irish Cyclist Sam Bennett Claims Famous Victory At The Giro D'Italia
Author: 0 Irish Cyclist Sam Bennett Claims Famous Victory At The Giro D'Italia

The advantage of Yates in the General classification after winning stage increased to 32 seconds. "That was for the boys, the big guys who ride on the front all day", Yates said. Team Sky's Froome is now two minutes and 27 seconds behind Yates and down to 11th place overall. "They all deserve a good rest day and hopefully we can quickly forget this stage".

Sport Grzegorz Krychowiak backs Darren Moore in departing message
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West Brom , clearly devastated having fallen through the Premier League trapdoor, fell to a 2-0 defeat away to Crystal Palace on Sunday and McClean took to Instagram after the game to pen a heartfelt message to the club's supporters. James McCLean has never been one to pass the buck and it is no surprise that he is accepting of blame for West Brom's relegation from the Premier league.

Sport Supreme Court strikes down federal anti-sports gambling law
Author: 0 Supreme Court strikes down federal anti-sports gambling law

The court ruled that Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it doesn't do so, states are free to legalize it, report SCOTUSblog , Politico and USA Today . October 9, 2014: State legislature re-introduces Sports Wagering Act of 2014, which only partially repeals state prohibitions of 2012 law and only in certain circumstances.

Sport Archer brace guides Royals to IPL win
Author: 0 Archer brace guides Royals to IPL win

Suryakumar Yadav has been in good form and is giving Mumbai Indians a solid start time and again but he needs support from Lewis. Mumbai Indians , who have won three consecutive wins by breaking their chain of defeats, will be against Rajasthan Royals at Wankhede Stadium on their way to move towards the IPL playoffs.

Sport Steven Gerrard keen on £5m Scottish star along with Martin Skrtel
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Gerrard said: 'Celtic have had it their own way for far too long. When Glasgow Rangers come knocking and you're the youth-team coach, it's a huge opportunity. Gary McAllister has indicated that a whole host of players have been put his way as potential Rangers signings, with the incoming Gers assistant manager believing the Scottish giants are an attractive prospect.

Sport Newcastle boss Benitez wants to give Chelsea the blues
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Benitez wants to give Chelsea the blues

It was a tribute to all Benitez has done this season, as well as a plea for him to stay and build on a hugely encouraging first season back in the top flight . " At the moment, it is just to be sure we know how close we are and carry on ". "It is clear what we need", said Benitez. Islam Slimani has showed glimpses of the terrific form he failed to show up front at Leicester City, and Kenedy's arrival on loan from Chelsea in January has brought a much-needed touch of flair to supplement ...

Sport Goalkeeper Ederson handed new SEVEN-year deal at Manchester City
Author: 0 Goalkeeper Ederson handed new SEVEN-year deal at Manchester City

Manchester City's tally of 100 points is a new record in England's top flight. "It's a massive achievement", said Guardiola . This might have seemed a bit over the top given the fact that they've already won the league, but this goal clinched seven more records to add to Manchester City's impressive season.

Sport Williams' pinch-hit blast leads Phillies past Mets
Author: 0 Williams' pinch-hit blast leads Phillies past Mets

Yoenis Cespedes homered in the top of the sixth to put the Mets in position to overcome an abbreviated start by ace right-hander Jacob deGrom , who was lifted after throwing 45 pitches in a scoreless first tinning. The pitches were his most ever in an inning. Still, the Phils have the Advantage on offense in this one and they have Aaron Nola going for them. The Mets are 3-0 against the Phillies this season, and NY has been dominant in Philadelphia over the last handful of years.

Sport SPORTS SHORTS: Drake softball reaches NCAA Tourney
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Arkansas' first game is against DePaul at 4 p.m. on the SEC Network. Live audio of all LSU softball games is available free at www.LSUsports.net/live and in the LSU Sports Mobile App . 1 OR (47-7, 21-3), Albany (30-14, 13-4) and Drake (43-10, 24-1) in addition to BYU. The victor of the Tuscaloosa regional will advance to face the victor of the Seattle Regional, hosted by fifth-seeded Washington.

Sport Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run
Author: 0 Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run

The Brazilian grabbed his hat-trick, firing in a shot from outside the box to make it 5-3 before Suarez tucked away a penalty for Barca's fourth after Boateng was penalized for tripping Sergio Busquets in the box. But even when Gerard Pique went on for the injured Vermaelen in the 31st with Barcelona trailing 2-0, the team's defensive troubles continued. But Levante, against the odds, took the game to the La Liga giants, with Boateng earning a hattrick and Enis Bardhi scoring.

Sport Rayudu rampant as Super Kings thump Sunrisers
Author: 0 Rayudu rampant as Super Kings thump Sunrisers

However, apart from the Englishman, no other Rajasthan batter crossed 22 runs. Watson is another pick who has been in good form but has failed to get the big scores he managed earlier. "It was a hard wicket and we were happy with the total we had and I feel it was par". Asked about the performance of his bowlers, Fleming said, "Yes, it could have been better, they could have been more accurate".

Sport PSG plan to sign Paul Pogba if Neymar leaves this summer
Author: 0 PSG plan to sign Paul Pogba if Neymar leaves this summer

He has a contract with us, and he will stay, 2000%. Amid of all the transfer talk and speculations, Real Madrid left-back Marcelo said that he would love to play alongside his Brazil teammate Neymar at Real Madrid . His absence in Russian Federation will be a blow to Brazil coach Tite, who values not just his technical ability but also his effect on the dressing room, where he is one of the most popular players.

Sport Manchester United assistant manager Faria to leave at end of season
Author: 0 Manchester United assistant manager Faria to leave at end of season

The Englishman is moving to the coaching side of things in football, joining Jose Mourinho's first-team coaching staff at Man United after playing his final game at Old Trafford for the Reds in a 1-0 victory over Watford . With United minds more focussed on next Saturday's FA Cup Final against Chelsea rather than Watford , the priority was paying tribute to 36-year-old Carrick as he said goodbye to the Theatre of Dreams as a player.

Sport Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 5-13-2018 - Expert Prediction
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 5-13-2018 - Expert Prediction

Long before a bout of carpal tunnel syndrome forced him to skip a start against the New York Yankees this week and made his gaming habits a Beantown focal point, there were controversies over his performance, his comments on how the city's fans didn't care what type of person he was as long as he pitched well, his angry jousting with media, and a heated feud with NESN broadcaster and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley.

Sport Liverpool clinch Champions League spot, Manchester City hit the 100-point mark
Author: 0 Liverpool clinch Champions League spot, Manchester City hit the 100-point mark

Swansea needed to win, Southampton lose to Man City and there be a 10-goal swing to avoid being relegated on the final day. "We showed the kind of football we couldn't show the last few games". Harry Kane did his best to chase Salah all the way at the top of the Premier League goalscoring charts, netting twice in Spurs' fantastic win over Leicester, a game they twice trailed in.

Sport IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals report
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals report

Mumbai Indians recently found their mojo back as they winning back-to-back games which also included a massive 102 runs win against the Kolkata Knight Riders. After winning only 2 of the 8 matches, they have completely turned around the scene, they have changed their fate from a situation when they were on the brink of elimination.

Sport Disappointment for DeGrasse at Shanghai Diamond League
Author: 0 Disappointment for DeGrasse at Shanghai Diamond League

Holding his nerve to outclass a strong field, Luvo Manyonga said he was relieved to secure a convincing victory after carrying the four-member South African contingent at the Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday. Olympic champion Brianna McNeal led a United States top four as she broke the 100m hurdles meeting record with a time of 12.50 from Sharika Nelvis' 12.52.

Sport Mariners' Cano leaves game with fracture right hand
Author: 0 Mariners' Cano leaves game with fracture right hand

Seattle has struggled with consistency over the last week, as they have alternated wins and losses over their last nine games. In Castellanos' stead, Niko Goodrum (hip) will pick up a start in right field Sunday. This will be his first career start against the Mariners. BC-BBA-Tigers-Gardenhire Ejected, 85 Detroit's Gardenhire ejected in second game of doubleheaderEds: APNewsNow.

Sport Conte's future in doubt as Chelsea face top-four woe
Author: 0 Conte's future in doubt as Chelsea face top-four woe

Newcastle deservedly ended a run of four successive defeats under former Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez to earn a top-10 finish. "They'll obviously start by believing they can still get there, but if news comes through of Liverpool beating Brighton, then this game - prize-wise - becomes more important to Newcastle than the FA Cup finalists".

Sport Alexander Zverev vs Dominic Thiem: Madrid Open final preview and prediction
Author: 0 Alexander Zverev vs Dominic Thiem: Madrid Open final preview and prediction

The big-serving South African, who had reached the last four of a Masters tournament for the first time in his career, was aiming to go one step further by reaching his fourth ATP Tour final the season. Thiem's only loss to Zverev came in Beijing of 2016. Anderson is not a natural clay court performer, and didn't really have an answer for a skilled exponent on the surface like Thiem.

Sport Tottenham's Harry Kane still chasing Mohamed Salah in race for Golden Boot
Author: 0 Tottenham's Harry Kane still chasing Mohamed Salah in race for Golden Boot

We've had to deal with that, deal with the pressure of that. Kane scored seven goals in Tottenham's final two Premier League games of the 2016-17 season. "It is what everyone wants, especially the top players around the world", Kane is quoted as saying by ESPN. It's important with the new stadium . "Only you know in football that everything can happen".

Sport Mercedes sets the pace in practice for Spanish GP
Author: 0 Mercedes sets the pace in practice for Spanish GP

A good starting position is crucial in Spain as there are not many overtaking opportunities. But in Spain, both Ferraris, Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso set their fastest time on the soft compound (the second fastest on offer in Barcelona ).

Sport Simpson ties course record; Woods scrapes through
Author: 0 Simpson ties course record; Woods scrapes through

He pointed to his tee shot at the 242-yard, par-3 eighth, which landed a little more than 30 feet from the hole; his second shot at the par-5 ninth, which stopped on the fringe from almost 270 yards out; and his towering approach shot at the par-5 11th, which carried two bunkers and part of a pond before landing on the putting surface and leaving him a lengthy eagle putt.

Sport Jurgen Klopp reveals there's no change on Emre Can's contract situation
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp reveals there's no change on Emre Can's contract situation

However, the awards season and pending Champions League final has become something of a distraction. "It would be ideal to have minutes and we'll see if there's an opportunity to do that, but he's as fit as possible". Jurgen Klopp has a big challenge this weekend in keeping his Liverpool players focused on Brighton and Hove Albion as there is a bigger game just around the corner, and the bigger game is none other than against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League final .

Sport UFC 224 official weigh-in - Raquel Pennington vs. Amanda Nunes
Author: 0 UFC 224 official weigh-in - Raquel Pennington vs. Amanda Nunes

All of Amanda Nunes' wins in her homeland have ended early, but challenger Raquel Pennington has a history of going the distance. Gastelum Edges Souza on Scorecards "The Ultimate Fighter 17" victor Kelvin Gastelum made his latest move toward a title shot at 185 pounds, as he eked out a split decision against former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo Souza in the co-main event .

Sport Boston Celtics: 5 keys to conference finals vs. Cavaliers
Author: 0 Boston Celtics: 5 keys to conference finals vs. Cavaliers

Brown noted that James is going to get his points, but the Celtics can't let him take over games. "Sometimes you're not tall enough to block his shot and things like that , but you can try to affect his shot as much as you can by showing hands, being long off the ball and being active, showing bodies and stuff like that ".

Sport How Chelsea can qualify for Champions League
Author: 0 How Chelsea can qualify for Champions League

The showdown at St James' Park might be the final game for both sides but that does not make it a dead rubber, with the Blues still in with a chance of securing a top four spot at the expense of Liverpool , and Newcastle trying to secure a top ten finish, with five teams behind all capable of leapfrogging them.

Sport Simpson stretches lead to 7 shots
Author: 0 Simpson stretches lead to 7 shots

And Simpson, who has not tasted Tour success since capturing a fourth title in late 2014, will not want reminding that in the four times he's made the Players cut he's never bettered a third round 74. Woods eventually settled for a 7-under 65, but it looked for a while like it was going to be so much better than that. He striped a driver off the first tee then stuck a sand wedge to 15 feet below the hole, and hit a lovely right-to-left putt that fell right into the center of the hole.

Sport ESPN Boxing: Lomachenko vs. Linares Results
Author: 0 ESPN Boxing: Lomachenko vs. Linares Results

The experienced Linares , who has a record of 44 wins with 27 KOs and just 3 defeats, has also tried to get under his opponents skin, with Lomachenko calling on him to show up at the press conference following the fight, as looks to continue building his legacy.

Sport Cavs vs Celtics Eastern Conference Finals
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Yes, it's great being me. That's a lesson rattling loudly around the hallways at the 76ers' training complex in Camden these days. James, 33, regularly cuts himself off after the National Basketball Association season has concluded, meaning any decision on his future is likely to exclude meetings with Cavs executives, Windhorst revealed.