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Sports Melbourne Victory take lead in A-League grand final
Author: 0 Melbourne Victory take lead in A-League grand final

A feisty match saw Victory threaten first when a quick free-kick caught Sydney out, but Rojas opted to cross rather than shoot from a good position, allowing the hosts to clear. That is the gut-wrenching thing for me, looking the players in the eye and somehow explaining to them how they have lost. "I can't promise you anything but probably I will stay".

Sports Pham's second homer lifts Cardinals past Braves in 14 innings
Author: 0 Pham's second homer lifts Cardinals past Braves in 14 innings

Not only did the Brewers slugger smash his 12th homer of the season, he added a double and drove in two runs on a three-for-four day. Freddie Freeman's 11th home run off Brett Cecil in the eighth tied the game, completing Atlanta's comeback from a 4-0 deficit.

Author: 0 Mourinho hails Rashford's work rate after Celta win

The result gives United the advantage of an away goal heading into the second leg at Old Trafford on Thursday, May 11th. Tonight may be Manchester United's most important game in some time , but Jose Mourinho is sticking with Sergio Romero in goal.

Sports Carrera won't know until Monday if homer was inside-the-park
Author: 0 Carrera won't know until Monday if homer was inside-the-park

Barney smacked an 0-1 offering from Tampa Bay starter Alex Cobb , who stymied the Jays for most of the game, into the seats. With Evan Longoria at first, Steven Souza Jr. Smoak had an RBI single in the fifth and Morales tied it at 3 on his two-run shot off Archer in the seventh. Blue Jays: RHP Aaron Sanchez (split finger nail) is scheduled for a bullpen session Sunday and could rejoin the rotation next weekend.

Author: 0 Gujarat Lions bowl, include Kulkarni for McCullum

Jadeja took strike and Natarajan bowled a wide. Skipper Glenn Maxwell cleared the fence twice during his unbeaten cameo of 20 from 11 balls as the Kings XI ended with 189-3 in their 20 overs. Then on, it was an onslaught by Amla and Shaun Marsh. Their chances of a playoffs berth were dented by their six-wicket defeat at the hands of Gujarat Lions.

Author: 0 Everton striker Romelu Lukaku 'annoyed' by consistent speculation about his future

The former Blues striker is understood to be the club's number one striker target for the summer transfer window with Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo keen to sign him for a second time. Staying at Stamford Bridge and the Sun also report Conte could be ready to splash the cash on Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger for a total of £70million.

Author: 0 Cavaliers lead Pacers 88-77 at end of third

Deron Williams was 2 for 2 on three pointers for 12 points at the break. "They give me a lot of confidence". I can't do it without those guys. IN will need all of its leaders to play well to extend this series as long as possible. The Cavaliers have now won 21 consecutive first-round playoff games. According to Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN ), James' ninth career postseason 30-point triple-double passed Oscar Robertson (eight) for most in National Basketball Association history.

Sports ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed
Author: 0 ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

Hasib, who has led the group since his predecessor Hafiz Khan was killed by a U.S. drone strike a year ago, is believed to have ordered the deadly attack on a Kabul military hospital in March. Their part in the Afghan conflict had been largely overshadowed by the much stronger Taliban. One was on the main military hospital in Kabul in March by a group of militants dressed as doctors.

Author: 0 LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors

The Washington Wizards are in need of some help if they want to continue their playoff comeback against the Boston Celtics. They wanted to blow them out. Beal, who was 11 of 16 from the floor, said the conversation at halftime revolved around knowing the defense wasn't up to Washington's standards.

Sports Hicks, Castro lead Yankees to 11-6 win over Cubs
Author: 0 Hicks, Castro lead Yankees to 11-6 win over Cubs

Castro, a three-time All-Star with the Cubs before he was traded to the Yankees in December 2015, hit an RBI double in New York's five-run first. Reds 14, Giants 2: Adam Duvall, Patrick Kivlehan and Eugenio Suarez each hit a solo home run in the first three innings, and host Cincinnati set a season high in runs for the second straight game with a rout of San Francisco.

Author: 0 Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3

The starting lineup for the home team was Tanner Glass, Derek Stepan , Rick Nash , Ryan McDonagh , Dan Giradi and Henrik Lundqvist between the pipes. Vesey pulled the Rangers in front 4-3 with his first career playoff goal when he pounced on a rebound of Brady Skjei's shot. Before that, he played for the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sports Blackburn Rovers relegated to League One for first time in 37 years
Author: 0 Blackburn Rovers relegated to League One for first time in 37 years

Rovers did their part with the 3-1 win over Brentford at Griffin Park, but it was results elsewhere that condemned the club to League One. Tony Mowbray is keen to stay at Blackburn and lead a promotion push from Sky Bet League One next season but admits any decision over his future is down to the club's owners.

Author: 0 Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

Another reason for potential Miami optimism, is the fact these games are coming at Citi Field. But because these are the Mets, half the internet initially assumed that Harvey had been the dildo-placing culprit, and had been suspended for trying to have fun at the expense of the Mets' always-fragile image.

Author: 0 Celtic's biggest win at Glasgow rival Rangers in 120 years

We came to our supposed nearest rivals and we showed them how good we are on their own turf. Rangers vs Celtic: What time is the game on? "Everybody is obviously disappointed". You have to put it into perspective. "Who are their best players this season?" At this point the Rangers fans got off their seats and rallied behind their team in hope that it would give them a much-needed lift.

Sports Blixt and Smith hold nerve to finally claim play-off win
Author: 0 Blixt and Smith hold nerve to finally claim play-off win

It's Smith's first win on the PGA Tour, and it keeps him on pace for what's already been a career year. Kisner and Brown had forced the playoff after a sensational finale to Sunday's fourth round which saw Kisner hole out for an eagle in near-darkness on the 18th to deprive Smith and Blixt of the win.

Author: 0 Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Olynyk

Judging by Wall's smiles and Porter's howls, the Wizards had too much fun in outscoring Boston 42-20in the third quarter. Horford did go 4-5 from 3-point range and will spend more time around the perimeter than Gortat, but if the Wizards can win the battle in the paint like they did in Game 3 , they'll be tough to beat again tonight.

Sports Wenger planning transfer targets for next season
Author: 0 Wenger planning transfer targets for next season

The teams finished deadlocked after 90 minutes and it took an extra-time Alexis Sanchez goal to send the north London side through to a clash with local rivals Chelsea. The 67-year-old Frenchman, whose contract is up at the end of the season, guided the Gunners to the FA Cup final with Sunday's Wembley win over Manchester City.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo asked referee if he was offside for goal

The likelihood is that Ronaldo will be lining up in the Champions League final to face either Monaco or Juventus, with that fixture in Wales being played on June 3. "More than ever I am calm", said Simeone. After Ron's Bernabeu brilliance, he said: "The team did a tremendous job, we were outstanding". Ronaldo is now just one goal behind Barcelona rival Lionel Messi as the Champions League's top scorer this season with 10.