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Sports Lacazette: 'Hard to digest' UEFA Europa League
Author: 0 Lacazette: 'Hard to digest' UEFA Europa League

TEENAGER Kasper Dolberg booked Ajax's spot in the Europa League final with a cheeky finish that wiped out Lyon . Traore scored his second of the game on a lovely piece of passing from the Ajax attack. At the start of the second half, Celta again failed to make their efforts count as Hugo Mallo wriggled past two Manchester United defenders before flashing a low cross towards Sisto, but Romero did brilliantly to make the save.

Author: 0 Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

May. "Once he got it going, we tried to keep going back to him", Patty Mills said of Game 6 . "I think there needs to be an investigation to be quite honest with you". You look at D.J. Dejounte Murray and Kyle Anderson both came off the bench to help with ball handling duties, and were effective defensively. The big guys were great.

Author: 0 Mikael Lustig says Celtic could have hit a flawless 10 versus Rangers

Rangers and Celtic still receive media attention around the football world, although not as much as they once did. Yet despite seeing his Rangers lose a derby clash at home by four goals for the first time in 119 years, Caixinha insisted his team had performed with passion.

Author: 0 Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series

The Spurs are now consensus 10.5-point underdogs in Game 1 in Las Vegas sportsbooks. Though Harden posted a tally of 28.5 points, 8.5 assists and 5.5 rebounds during 11 postseason games, he wasn't almost as efficient, making only 27 percent of his three-point shots .

Author: 0 Wolff: Hamilton and Bottas can race clean

Bottas claimed his maiden F1 victory on Sunday while Hamilton was forced to settle for fourth behind the two Ferraris. Bottas said over the radio that it took him 81 races to get his first victory-which, of course, was with Mercedes-and said it was "worth the wait".

Author: 0 Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

But as it turns out, neither of those two parties won a clear-cut victory: with 44 seats needed for a Parliamentary majority, the Liberals have won 43 seats, the New Dems 41 seats, and the Green Party holds 3 seats. But Hickey says forming a coalition government with the Liberals could still be advantageous for the Greens. It's just not clear whether Kinder Morgan's shareholders and partners will now make a final investment decision on the $7.4 billion, given the uncertainties that a minority ...

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavaliers back in familiar territory

You look on the scoresheet after the game and he's still playing 42 minutes a game. Once again I'm part of a team that's been able to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavaliers got their lead up to 16 points in the third quarter before the Raptors chipped away to reduce the lead to seven points on Ibaka's 3-pointer from the corner with 4:44 to play.

Author: 0 Spurs look to close out Rockets with Leonard ailing

HOUSTON (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are a victory away from eliminating the Houston Rockets and advancing to the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the National Basketball Association title in 2014. "I think everybody else picked it up well (without Leonard)", Popovich said. Rolling through the game with just a seven-man squad, the Rockets looked exhausted near the end, which put a big strain on their offense.

Author: 0 Jazz down 0-3 to Warriors but promise to fight another day

They were almost knocked out of the Conference Finals! The Cavs, if you've missed all of the jokes, memes and reminders, rallied to win the NBA Finals last June by winning three straight times after trailing 3-1. Utah took a 50-49 lead into halftime after closing the second quarter on a 12-5 run highlighted by Rodney Hood's 3-pointer triple that gave the Jazz their first lead of the series at 48-47.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey rejoins Mets after 3-day suspension

San Francisco, which has lost five of six, was playing at Citi Field for the first time since its 3-0 wild-card win on October 5. He's not the "Broadway Joe" of baseball. In response, the Mets managed one hit in a 7-0 loss. Harvey was a no-show for Saturday's game after saying he was suffering from a migraine. "She's handsome, one of the most desired women in the world, she's fun, has already been married and isn't looking to settle down".

Sports Swans on course for survival, predicts confident Llorente
Author: 0 Swans on course for survival, predicts confident Llorente

After Hull's shock 2-0 home defeat to already-relegated Sunderland, Swansea maintained their recent run of form . With just three Premier League matches remaining, Swansea City are in real danger of dropping down to the Championship, with the club now sitting 18th in the table, two points behind Hull City in 17th spot.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo begs Real Madrid fans to stop whistling him
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo begs Real Madrid fans to stop whistling him

We were brilliant. We were clinical with our chances. "I don't think we're conceding cheap goals but it is true that we are conceding more goals", Zidane told reporters on Monday. "They were smarter than us in the second half", Koke said. Nacho Fernandez replaced Dani Carvajal in the Madrid side after the break after the right back suffered a muscle injury in the last action of the first half.

Sports Seven players will miss Champions League clash
Author: 0 Seven players will miss Champions League clash

Atletico captain Gabi Fernandez later talked about Ramos' comments. Now Real Madrid will have to play two matches in the final week of the season with the title possibly still at stake. "Unexpected things can happen and we will fight until the last drop of hope". Defending champions FC Barcelona and arch-rivals Real Madrid maintained their particular head-to-head in the Spanish La Liga football championship as both sides clinched wins which left them neck-and-neck in the title race.

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry will be game-time decision after missing shootaround

He ran his career field goal total in the playoffs to 2,047, passing Shaquille O'Neal for the third-most in National Basketball Association postseason history. The Raptors were playing sound defense and forcing the Cavaliers into tough shots and silly turnovers. That's 11.1%. That's awful. Technicals-Toronto defensive three second, Toronto team.

Sports Madrid and Juventus on verge of Champions League final
Author: 0 Madrid and Juventus on verge of Champions League final

Los Blancos had conceded in every one of their previous home games in the Champions League this season, while Atleti had let in only five goals in ten matches in the competition , statistics that ultimately counted for little in the first leg at the Bernabeu.

Sports Griffin has surgery on right big toe
Author: 0 Griffin has surgery on right big toe

The most the Jazz won by was 14 points. It's that the Jazz knew less about the consequences of losing. Jamal Crawford added 20 points and Chris Paul scored 13 points and handed out nine assists. "They [Golden State] are a whole other animal, we can't give them anything easy, any leak out threes but we will worry about that tomorrow". "Winning is hard, winning it all is extremely difficult", said Redick, who shot 18 for 50 in the series.

Sports Highlights of Friday's NBA games
Author: 0 Highlights of Friday's NBA games

They didn't make a three until late in the third quarter when Norm Powell finally drained one from the corner, but they sure as hell competed. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue had a simple answer when asked after Game 2 why his team is so much more focused in the playoffs than it was for most of 2017 in the regular season.

Author: 0 Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

The Wizards may not need Oubre, however, as they've shown a theme in every game so far-that they can outplay Celtics for stretches at a time. And the Rockets got help for James Harden . "We know that we have the ability to win there", Wall said of Boston. You have to be able to execute our game plan, and with that even being said it's not a guarantee that he's going to miss shots.

Author: 0 Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Five Things We Learned

Wenger spoke on Thursday of making peace with Mourinho , a manager he has beaten only once in 15 meetings in the 2015 Community Shield, and with whom he has been involved in several high-profile verbal clashes. After a particularly frenetic start which saw each side waste good opportunities, Arsenal looked the more purposeful going forward and spent long periods probing a stubborn United defence which included Premier League debutant Axel Tuanzebe .

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs Day 20: Dominance

The NBA Playoffs 2017 are heating up, and the Jazz need a win tonight to stay in this one. Golden State got out to a quick start, again, and led by 10 after the first quarter. Gordon Hayward had 29 points on 9 of 18 shooting, and all the other Utah starters scored in double figures. So when garbage time kicks in during the final couple minutes of a game whose outcome is already determined, the Warriors are being outscored enough to go from covering the spread to not covering the spread.

Author: 0 Pogba sends message to Manchester United fans

Mourinho confirmed the England worldwide, who scored the only goal against Celta on Thursday, went into the game less than 100 per cent. "My relationship with Ferguson mellowed, yes". "It's unfortunate we're in this competition this year but week in, week out we've given 100 per cent in the Europa League ". Wenger is still to announce what he will do at the end of the season and has faced calls to stand down from disgruntled supporters.

Sports Nate Diaz goes big with business outside of the UFC
Author: 0 Nate Diaz goes big with business outside of the UFC

Earlier this month, White told ESPN that he planned to meet with McGregor in May in NY. "He's like crying, you know what I'm saying?" While he undoubtedly possesses some of the awkward eccentricities of the average MMA fighter, it would be safe to say that he probably doesn't make for the best surrogate to mimic McGregor's style.

Sports Raptors seize control with win over Bucks
Author: 0 Raptors seize control with win over Bucks

With at least two games remaining in the series, home-court advantage reverts back to Toronto , which will host tonight and, if necessary, a decisive Game 7 on Saturday. I thought we were more ready for what was about to hit us. The Raptors jumped on the Bucks early, took a 58-47 half-time lead and were up 90-73 at the end of the third quarter.

Author: 0 Tracy Morgan attends Kentucky Derby thanks to post-accident bucket list

Always Dreaming is the victor of the 2017 Kentucky Derby, winning a muddy 1-1/4-mile race at Churchill Downs by 2-3/4 lengths on Saturday. The win gives trainer Todd Pletcher his second Derby win. Speaking afterwards, Velazquez said, "I got a good position with him [Always Dreaming] early and then he relaxed", said the jockey. "He got into the bridle really well on the backstretch".

Author: 0 James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

The Raps trailed 28-24 by the end of the quarter, and Delon Wright - not Lowry - was the point guard subbed in for Joseph. The Cavs led, 43-37, when Smith went to the bench with his third foul with 4:38 remaining in the second quarter. Their second half regular season slump now a distant memory, LeBron is prepping for his seventh consecutive NBA Finals, and using the East playoffs as a tune-up, talking about his ambidexterity after the game , and joking with Drake - who made a rare ...

Author: 0 David Moyes: Sunderland owner wants me to stay

Sunderland will hope to dent another relegation threatened team's hopes next weekend when they host Paul Clement's Swansea side at the Stadium of Light . "Of course the second goal is offside, but the first is from a set piece". Fifth-placed Manchester United, who play sixth-placed Arsenal on Monday (NZT), have 65.

Sports Anaheim Ducks Rally Back In Three Minutes For Amazing Comeback
Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks Rally Back In Three Minutes For Amazing Comeback

D Kevin Bieksa , D Korbinian Holzer, RW Patrick Eaves, RW Jared Boll and RW Ondrej Kase were unavailable for Anaheim. "It's our serve.'" Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has enjoyed the series regardless of venue , highlighting his four-point performance in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime victory with a pair of tallies to surpass Teemu Selanne (35) for first place on the franchise's all-time playoff list.

Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Gardner powering up, O's need Bundy's innings

Instead, he sustained his first loss. Gardner battled Rondon - in the game because closer Wade Davis had worked three straight days and was unavailable - before connecting on a poorly located 2-2 pitch. Hendricks allowed six hits, walked two and struck out five. After not swinging at the first three pitches and falling behind 1-2, Gardner fouled off a couple before homering to right.

Sports Mourinho casts wide net to find Man Utd Ibrahimovic replacement
Author: 0 Mourinho casts wide net to find Man Utd Ibrahimovic replacement

Coming over from Paris St-Germain on a free transfer last summer, Ibrahimovic has also spent time with Malmo, Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona and Milan. He said: "We have Daley Blind [in defence] who has experience in the position and I think it is time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless and to risk, because for the team you have to do everything".

Author: 0 Raptors' Kyle Lowry says he's doubtful for must-win Game 4

Lowry sprained his ankle in Wednesday's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers and said that he is still experiencing pain. No team has come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a series in the National Basketball Association playoffs. James casually spun the ball on his palm - twice , and right in front of defender Serge Ibaka - before burying a deep three-pointer in another playoff blowout by Cleveland Cavaliers over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Raptors survive the choke-apocalypse and finish off Bucks

Despite the massive egg he dropped in Game 3, DeRozan was the hero of this series and by far the biggest factor in this particular game. "We got buckets when we needed to". The Bucks didn't trap as much as earlier in the series , throwing a new wrinkle at Toronto. Maybe the Raptors don't need to over-analyze this, either - they all said the Raptors built that 25-point lead by moving the ball, and they all said the lead vanished when they stopped.

Author: 0 Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry misses practice with bad ankle

James also became the fourth player in National Basketball Association history (Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, Manu Ginobili) to make 300 play-off three-pointers. DeRozan's five worst playoff lines: Game 2 vs. Cleveland (five points, 18.5% from the field), Game 3 vs. Milwaukee (eight points, 0 made field goals), Game 6 2016 vs.

Author: 0 Penguins push Capitals to the brink of another disappointing ending

If that was the only way the Capitals were sabotaging themselves perhaps their playoff hopes would be brighter, but it isn't. "Other times they don't". "He's been awesome. Probably our best player". I guess Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin are really joined at the hip. You can look at shot differentials to dilute the Caps' current predicament with some fairly placed nuance if you want, but that is a sad excuse for this team in the wake of a 3-2 loss on Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena.

Sports Mourinho: There are no problems between Wenger and I
Author: 0 Mourinho: There are no problems between Wenger and I

But this all fits with a general theme this season of Mourinho, formerly the great defender of his players who would say outrageous things to take pressure off them and defend his men staunchly, continually throwing players under the bus. I don't see anything but wholesale changes for Jose Mourinho for this game. City host Crystal Palace today (12.30pm), and can edge above Liverpool into third with a win.

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