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Sports Advocaat returns as Dutch coach
Author: 0 Advocaat returns as Dutch coach

Dutch media, citing Advocaat's agent, reported Monday that the Royal Netherlands Football Association and Advocaat have reached an agreement for him to replace Danny Blind, who was sacked in March. "I'm surprised that Henk had the feeling that he would be [named head coach]", Van Breukelen said. He knew I was still talking with Dick as well. The moment Fred Rutten dropped out of contention as assistant, it was clear that Henk ten Cate would not be [head coach].

Sports FIFA to investigate Pogba's world-record Man Utd transfer
Author: 0 FIFA to investigate Pogba's world-record Man Utd transfer

After a protracted transfer saga, lasting several weeks, Pogba eventually signed for United last August and has so far appeared in nearly 50 league and cup games this season. It is not yet clear what aspect of the Frenchman's £89 million move transfer Federation Internationale de Football Association is investigating. Reporters for respected German newspaper Der Spiegel , in combination with whistleblower group Football Leaks , are set to release a book this week entitled Football Leaks ...

Sports Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Author: 0 Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Caps coach Barry Trotz pushed all the right buttons in this series after the Game 4 loss. They lost in heartbreaking fashion to the Pittsburgh Penguins in game 6 last season. The Pittsburgh superstar has a history of head injuries, yet he returned to playoff hockey - where the referees swallow their whistles and let "hockey plays" happen with aplomb - to try to win another Stanley Cup.

Sports Jays catcher Russell Martin placed on disabled list with left shoulder injury
Author: 0 Jays catcher Russell Martin placed on disabled list with left shoulder injury

Encarnacion was well received in his return by the crowd of 40,014, who offered a standing ovation on his first trip to the plate in the top of he second. The futures of Encarnacion and Bautista were talking points as soon as the Blue Jays were eliminated last fall. They are second-to-last in the AL in runs scored and OPS, a significant drop-off from an offense that led the AL in runs scored and home runs just two years ago.

Sports Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca's 'MSN' hit 100 mark
Author: 0 Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca's 'MSN' hit 100 mark

Fresh from their 3-0 Champions League semi-final first leg victory over Atletico, the Merengues will be confident of keeping pace with Barcelona at the top of the table. Adams said before that game that his side were "playing for pride", but they did not show that until the second half, by which time they were four goals adrift.

Author: 0 Real Madrid beat Reds to Theo Hernandez transfer

Ronaldo and Rodriguez spent last weekend letting their hairs down in Ibiza with the Real Madrid star out of action. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the need to rest during the season as the prolific Portuguese prepares to sit out a fourth consecutive league away game in missing Saturday's trip to Granada .

Sports Liverpool must win last two games, says Milner
Author: 0 Liverpool must win last two games, says Milner

Southampton wanted to come here and somehow get a point. Sturridge then made room for himself but prodded his finish at Forster, and then Stephens blocked well as Milner burst into the area and fired in a low cross. Liverpool nearly snatched a win in injury time, when Milner fired in a cross that was met with a thunderous header by Marco Grujic, however, his effort was brilliantly tipped over the crossbar by the agile Forster.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game

Mets starter Matt Harvey admitted being out late over the weekend, the reason for not showing up to a game the following day. "Obviously I'm extremely embarrassed by my actions". One prominent member of their pitching staff was not there. Game 5 is Tuesday night in San Antonio with the series tied 2-2. Harvey has slowly become the Mets' version of 2013-era JR Smith-the lovable, hard-partying Knicks bad boy whose off-the-field antics sometimes got in the way of his play, and sometimes got ...

Sports Tony Romo Fails to Advance to Next Round of US Open Qualification
Author: 0 Tony Romo Fails to Advance to Next Round of US Open Qualification

As for golf, Romo shot a 3-over-par 75 on Monday in local qualifying for next month's U.S. Open at Erin Hills. It was Romo's first attempt to qualify for the U.S. The round today is the first step in trying to qualify. "That eagle got it going a little bit". "Most of the people were out there the entire day and rooting you on, and I wanted to give them something to get excited about", Romo said.

Author: 0 Brilliant Alves volley helps Juventus seal place in final

The Bianconeri have been largely injury-free this season and Allergi confirmed he has a full complement of players to chose from for the tie at the Juventus stadium . Monaco's 18-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe, one of the hottest properties in European football, has scored 18 goals in his past 20 competitive games, while the team also features resurgent Colombian forward Radamel Falcao.

Author: 0 Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

Unequivocally. The Jazz would have liked to take a game from the Warriors , of course, but they accomplished their goal of making the playoffs, came close to having home-court advantage in the first round and beat the Los Angeles Clippers in a mild upset, winning Game 7 on the road.

Sports You Know Me (Warriors 102, Jazz 91)
Author: 0 You Know Me (Warriors 102, Jazz 91)

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) talk in the first half during Game 3 of the NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Salt Lake City . How much of a fight will the Jazz put up? . Thompson has been in a bit of a slump and was 1 for 9 Saturday. The biggest problem the Jazz had all night was that they couldn't keep the clamps down on the Warriors down the stretch of the fourth quarter, when the Dubs pulled ...

Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has hit back at his critics

And Mourinho, speaking after the game, noted that, in spite of his side playing 58 games this season, he would be able to field a relatively fresh starting XI. "I left Highbury and they were crying, I left The Emirates and they were crying". "We have a really important chance to play Champions League through the Europa League but in the Premier League anything can happen".

Author: 0 Hull suffer relegation jitters, Man City move up to third

His second came four minutes from time at Turf Moor, leaving his team six points clear of Hull but with a superior goal difference of 19. David Moyes would love the England prospect to stay but with £20m bids pending from some of the Premier League's richest clubs, he can offer no guarantees.

Author: 0 Despite high mileage, James showing no signs of slowing down

This particular trip is even more demoralizing for the Eastern Conference than years past, however. LeBron James improved his National Basketball Association record 11th series sweeps in a seven-game series. Gregg Popovich loves going to his bench, and only LeBron, Jimmy Butler and Harden have averaged more minutes a game than Lowry since 2014. In 32.3 minutes, Lowry was scoring less than 15 points a night (14.7) while dishing out just 4.6 dimes and shooting under 40 percent from the ...

Sports Fury looks to clear his name at doping hearing
Author: 0 Fury looks to clear his name at doping hearing

Sign up for the online chat with Col. Brandon Pearce, NGA's chief information security officer, May 15, 12:30 p.m. He has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 and in the past 18 months, has battled mental health issues and failed a drugs test.

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey: This is how the Arsenal players feel about Arsene Wenger

The Monaco coach is enjoying a wonderful season with the Ligue 1 club on the verge of winning their first league title for 17 years, while they have also made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League. He has got a major legacy and you do not want to throw everything in the bin. I would not fancy Diego Simeone to come and play a tight two lines in front of the goalkeeper.

Sports Wladimir Klitschko in no rush to decide future after Wembley loss
Author: 0 Wladimir Klitschko in no rush to decide future after Wembley loss

Though he made it to his feet, Joshua immediately pounced and referee David Fields stepped in and called the fight. "It was certainly one of the best heavyweight fights of the last 10-15 years". When you go to the trenches, that's when you find out who you really are. "I was planning to do it". But it was clear by the crowd's reaction as he came back to win that it was a lot more than that.

Author: 0 Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

Collins told the media in the Mets clubhouse that the information about Harvey would be kept in-house where it should be. Harvey, nicknamed the Dark Knight, is in danger of falling permanently out-of-favor with the Mets. Also with the Mets, an MRI showed no tear in shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera's left thumb. Team brass had considered slotting in Harvey to start on Wednesday against the Giants, but decided waiting until Friday in Milwaukee would benefit the right-hander on two counts: He ...

Sports Arsenal In Last-Chance Saloon As Wenger And Mourinho Renew Rivalry
Author: 0 Arsenal In Last-Chance Saloon As Wenger And Mourinho Renew Rivalry

But it remains to be seen whether it is not one of Mourinho's old mind games to unsettle his long-term rival. Here are 5 reasons why Arsenal will decimate Manchester United this Sunday. "Only a top-level performance will get us the win we want". Wenger said it is proof that other team's have caught up but, in truth, a number have since gone on to surpass the current Arsenal and United sides.