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by | May 08, 2019 | 02:47

The only man alert seemed to be Barcelona goalie Marc ter Stegen, who was clapping at his defense as the kick happened. " Alisson has pulled off some unbelievable saves". "But it was Madrid then and it's Barcelona now". Two goals each from stand-in forward Divock Origi and halftime substitute Georginio Wijnaldum left Lionel Messi and Barcelona utterly shell-shocked by a Liverpool performance full of passion, belief and determination.

by | May 07, 2019 | 01:42

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had given a firm rebuttal on Friday to suggestions he could take De Gea out of the starting line-up after a costly mistake against Manchester City on Wednesday , and he will be faced with the same question again.

by | May 07, 2019 | 02:31

We caught up with former England player, Sue Smith, ahead of the game to get her match predictions. Organisers are hoping the attendance for Saturday's final will surpass last year's record of 45,423, with around 52,000 tickets understood to have been issued so far.

by | May 07, 2019 | 00:53

Pascal Siakam , who had been doubtful with a sore calf, was in the starting lineup and missed his first seven shots, but he gave the Raptors a lift with nine points and three steals. It's been tough to get a good feel of this series and I guess you can make an argument for the Raptors as big favorites given their recent history in these sort of roles and the average margin of victory in this series has been 11 points.

by | May 06, 2019 | 02:08

Mitten: What's the future hold for Man Utd's loanees? The question is whether the 24-year-old will join the Premier League winners or their league rivals, Manchester United . Solksjaer also lamented the concdeing of the equaliser in the second half calling it: "Very avoidable, we've conceded too many of those this season".

by | May 06, 2019 | 01:57

Origi headed in an 86th-minute goal to give Liverpool a 3-2 win on Saturday and see them return to the Premier League summit. And the club has warned it will take action against any fans who are found to have sold on tickets reserved for home fans to visiting supporters.

by | May 06, 2019 | 00:43

The Frenchman has scored 123 goals in 422 games for Bayern since joining from Marseille in 2007, during which time he won eight German titles and a UEFA Champions League crown in 2013. "They've helped shape FC Bayern's most successful decade with fantastic football ", Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said. Robben, 35, confirmed his impending departure at the end of past year, and it was widely expected that Ribery would follow suit, as Bayern prepare for a squad overhaul ahead of ...

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:11

The NBA released a statement following the decision, which read, " Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has been fined $20,000 and assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 upon league office review for making contact to the groin of Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry , it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations".

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:19

And Cech´s final game could well be against his former club Chelsea in next month´s final as the Blues secured a 1-1 draw away at Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of the other semi-final. For the second, Lacazette showed equally ruthless predatory instincts, evading his marker with intelligent movement in the box before prodding a header from Granit Xhaka's cross over the line, despite Neto's best efforts, to hand the home side an unlikely lead.

by | May 04, 2019 | 01:48

Dawkins: "We'll see how Sean plays it out ." . "You know what he bought per month", Richardson said on the call concerning what Richardson believed was Miller's agreement with Ayton. But Dawkins wouldn't back down from claims he never paid them off. "Any reporting to the contrary is inaccurate, false and defamatory". Sean Miller is in deep trouble.

by | May 03, 2019 | 01:26

The 29-year-old Altidore now plays for Toronto FC in the Major Soccer League and has represented the USA at nearly every level, including two World Cups. "She is somebody who gets everything I am going through without having to say anything", Altidore told USA Today in 2017 . They have known each other since childhood.

by | May 01, 2019 | 02:19

Antetokounmpo scored 22 points but shot just 7 for 21. He grabbed eight rebounds-well below his season average-and only dished out two assists. Al Horford stood his ground as Giannis Antetokounmpo charged his way. This year, Milwaukee is the top seed in the East and has home-court advantage throughout the postseason after posting the NBA's best record, but Boston didn't play like an underdog in any way.

by | May 01, 2019 | 02:01

The Nuggets were coming off a 90-86 win over San Antonio 48 hours earlier, their first Game 7 victory since May 3, 1978, against Milwaukee. The Portland Trail Blazers are going to have serious issues in this series if they're not able to defend anything, as they gave the Nuggets open looks from deep and couldn't do anything in the paint.

by | May 01, 2019 | 02:20

Lue was also honest about wanting the role, Turner adds. Most interesting part of this is the younger Buss siblings getting looped in. Pelinka has also interviewed Jason Kidd for the position, according to ESPN. Lue has reportedly been a player's coach in his head coaching career, which meshes well with LeBron James , and the two seemed to have outstanding rapport in when they were both in Cleveland.

by | April 30, 2019 | 02:14

City have now won 12 consecutive Premier League games but they had to work to maintain their composure against the Clarets and broke through with an uncharacteristically scrappy goal. Clarets defender Matt Lowton got back in to hook the ball clear, and in real-time, it looked as though he might just have done enough to prevent the ball going over the line.

by | April 30, 2019 | 01:02

Thiem was unperturbed as he squandered a pair of break-point opportunities at the start of the second, creating another chance at 2-2 with a number of marvellous drop shots. Thiem joins Novak Djokovic as the only player to have defeated Nadal four times on clay after Buenos Aires in 2016, Rome in 2017 and a year ago in the Madrid quarter-finals.

by | April 29, 2019 | 00:58

But the game could have been uglier if not for Tuukka Rask. The Bruins meanwhile outlasted the Maple Leafs in a 7-game thriller and were suspect to a let down in their series opener but they weathered the storm and pulled out a 3-2 overtime win on the back of Charlie Coyle .

by | April 29, 2019 | 01:16

Van Dijk and Sterling were the two favourites from the six candidates after their impressive seasons at Liverpool and City. As well as the Manchester City winger, Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Sadio Mane and Eden Hazard were named as the nominees for this year's award.

by | April 29, 2019 | 01:04

Mets fans had begun booing the catcher, who was the original jewel of the late 2012 trade with the Blue Jays that also netted Noah Syndergaard for R.A. D'Arnaud has been Wilson Ramos' primary backup after NY traded Kevin Plawecki and placed Devin Mesoraco on the restricted list after he refused a demotion to triple-A.

by | April 29, 2019 | 01:54

Chelsea's N'Golo Kante has scored nine goals in all competitions in his four seasons in England, with Manchester United the only side he's scored a few times against (2). " David knows he could have done better with the goal, there's no reason hiding that". For so long, he was the only player whose place in the team was not under scrutiny.

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:08

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts after the match at Old Trafford in Manchester April 24, 2019. Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard and Fred - who all started the 2-0 defeat to City - are missing from the squad all together.

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:15

According to Don Balon , the Madrid boss suspects the goalkeeper of feigning injury so as to skip some "unimportant" games. Zinedine Zidane said today that he hopes Real Madrid will bolster their attack this summer, doing little to deflate speculation surrounding moves for Neymar and Eden Hazard .

by | April 28, 2019 | 02:13

Valverde sent on Lionel Messi for the final half-hour nearly as soon as Suarez had doubled the lead from the penalty spot. For that reason Ernesto Valverde chose to leave Lionel Messi and Jordi Alba on the bench ahead of next week's first leg at home and while that stunted Barcelona , they were rarely in danger of being tested.

by | April 28, 2019 | 01:27

George acknowledged that Westbrook makes things hard for himself at times. The one thing the players and fans agree on? He's heard the noise. It also has led to backlash within the league. The result of the series reflected his ineffectiveness. Westbrook jacked up 31 shots in Game 5 against the Blazers and only 11 of them went in. A couple months back, the former UCLA star told the media he was too talented "to give a f**k" about what people say.

by | April 28, 2019 | 02:19

Redick, Tobias Harris and Jimmy Butler this summer. On any given night a different guy could beat you, which makes game planning for them very hard. Which team can hit contested, hard jumpers? Which team's coaching staff will come up with a way to free up their scorers best? He usually seems to find a way defensively.

by | April 28, 2019 | 01:33

The Los Angeles Clippers shocked the National Basketball Association world once again on Wednesday night and defeated the Golden State Warriors to force a Game 6 in the first-round series. And I thought what the city saw in this team, what I saw in this team was a hard-hat team that came to work every day. "They have our respect, for sure", Kerr said.

by | April 28, 2019 | 01:46

Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency Thursday following the tornado. A tornado touched down in Ruston on Wednesday night, causing damage, both in and around the area. Classes at Louisiana Tech University were canceled for Thursday. "Power lines and trees are down in some areas on and near campus". It is the same location where most of the damage is said to have occurred.

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:59

Kliff Kingsbury doesn't exactly have a veteran he can sit Murray behind, so the pressure to start Murray early will be vast. While his athletic appeal and versatility as a dual-threat quarterback helped launch a successful Heisman Trophy bid during his time under Riley, the coach thinks there is a different appeal that has drawn top National Football League brass to Murray.

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:37

Some estimates put the likely cost to Williams of the damage at more than half a million dollars. Claire Williams, deputy team principal for the struggling British constructor, told Sky Sports: "It's clearly not what we want and it's not what you expect from a Formula One track".

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:55

The Liverpool and Egypt forward features on the cover of Time's April/May issue, which includes the annual list that celebrates a hundred of the most prominent and famous figures across a whole host of industries. A 2-0 win over Chelsea restored the Reds' two-point advantage at the top of the table after Manchester City , who have a match in hand, had briefly taken back first place with a win at Crystal Palace earlier in the day.

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:52

Murray, a first-round baseball pick by the Oakland A's, becomes the 22nd Heisman Trophy victor to go first overall. After the Giants took Duke quarterback Daniel Jones sixth overall and Washington went with Dwayne Haskins 15th, the list of potential destinations got considerably smaller.

by | April 26, 2019 | 02:12

It's a normal game, it's a game they have to play, we played there and had a draw. "Hopefully I can avoid that (shouting), we have no influence". "We've got Crystal Palace and Fulham to look forward to and I think we can go there and get points".

by | April 25, 2019 | 02:45

But unlike other foreign managers to have come to the A-League, Fowler should know what he's getting himself into. "There's not going to be any stone left unturned". The Sydney Morning Herald understands Fowler will be presented to the media on Tuesday ahead of Brisbane's final game of the A-League campaign at home to Adelaide United on Anzac Day.

by | April 25, 2019 | 02:39

In a seventh game, you grab the bounce when it comes your way because, in a seventh game, the bounce is life. He might have looked a little like he did, 2 minutes, 40 seconds into the third period of Boston's 5-1 win in Game 7 Tuesday. The video replay looks like it was done by an SFX shop. Andersen might have never seen the puck. "Like any other game day, I guess", the 21-year old said.

by | April 25, 2019 | 02:43

The victor in Brisbane will host either France or Romania in November's final. Ashleigh Barty guided Australia to their first Fed Cup final since 1993 with a 3-2 victory over Belarus in Brisbane on Sunday. Azarenka sent the tie into the decider when she produced some of the high quality tennis that had propelled her to two Australian Open titles. Barty was ice cool all weekend, striding calmly onto court with three-year-old niece Lucy in her arms on Sunday before switching into game mode.