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Author: 0 National Football League relaxing penalties for on-field celebrations

The NFL said there were 83 overtime games in the last five seasons. "And players have told us they want more freedom to be able to express themselves and celebrate their athletic achievements". The league will still penalize players for demonstrations that prolong or delay the game, offensive celebrations, and ones directed at an opponent.

Sports Rob Gronkowski Can Earn $10.75M In Restructured Patriots Contract
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Can Earn $10.75M In Restructured Patriots Contract

For the second tier and $8.75 million, Gronkowski would need to play 80 percent of snaps; or catch 70 passes; or have 1,000 receiving yards or 12 touchdowns. But at the same time, high-ranking club officials might counter by saying Gronkowski is a rare player who has regularly played by the team's rules when it comes to his contract (e.g.no holdouts, no public discord etc.).

Sports Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup
Author: 0 Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup

With a closing 1-under 69 on Sunday, including a 60-foot birdie putt at the 14th hole, Horschel matched Day (68) at 12-under 268 for a playoff. "I didn't expect him to miss it". And he still had a chance to win it on the 18th but missed his birdie putt. With Day seemingly back in the fold, the PGA Tour just needs Rory McIlroy to heel from his rib injury, and for Jordan Spieth to regain the form he displayed while winning two majors in 2015.

Sports Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6
Author: 0 Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6

To place it on the shoulders of one man - particularly after 19 others were "flat out spanked" in front of him on Sunday, as Ottawa winger Bobby Ryan aptly described it - might sound like an oversimplification. Perhaps it was just the coach playing a bit of musical chairs to celebrate Anderson's 36th birthday. The Ottawa Senators are hoping to bounce back Tuesday night from a tough 7-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 Sunday.

Sports Arsenal out of Champions League, Liverpool make the cut
Author: 0 Arsenal out of Champions League, Liverpool make the cut

Lucas Leiva is another Liverpool player who has been linked with a summer exit, but Klopp said on Sunday that he had "no idea" whether the 30-year-old had played his last game for the club. "Finishing the season with seven goals in two games is flawless, hopefully I can continue it at the start of next season", he said. "Tomorrow we fly to Australia (for a post-season friendly against Sydney FC on Wednesday) and when we come back I have a bit of work to do, just a few phone calls to ...

Author: 0 Warriors Looking to Close Out Spurs Monday Night

Social media threats from Spurs fans made the Warriors center fear for his family's safety. Both teams were missing their starting point guard, and both teams were defensive juggernauts during the regular season who did all that they could to put up a fight in their first game of the series in their own building.

Author: 0 Predators lose injured C Ryan Johansen for rest of playoffs

If he's able to play, the Predators likely will try to test his movement. "When they skate, usually that lends you to believe that there is a great opportunity for him to play", Carlyle said. "For us, obviously our season's on the line", said Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano. "Guys know what's at stake", said Laviolette. "There's been a couple of games I wasn't happy after the games".

Author: 0 Manchester arena explosion: 22 killed, children among dead

Some 59 people were also injured when the blast caused by an improvised explosive device carried by the attacker detonated at the Manchester Arena. The police update said: "Just before 10.35pm on Monday 22 May 2017 , police were called to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena".

Sports Halep through to Italian Open semis
Author: 0 Halep through to Italian Open semis

Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep will play the WTA final in Rome this weekend after defeating Dutch Kiki Bartens on Saturday, 7-5, 6-1. The Italian Open women's final between Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina is set to start at 1:00pm local time, 4:30pm IST and 12:00pm BST.

Author: 0 Vunipola 'big loss' for Lions but more will follow - Gatland

Team captain Sam Warburton was another player who returned to full contact training on Monday after recovering from a knee injury. "I think Sean is more concerned than we are", he said. "I can't wait to get out there". We knew he was being managed by Saracens and it needed an operation which was potentially going to be done this summer.

Sports Auf Wiedersehen For Lahm And Alonso
Author: 0 Auf Wiedersehen For Lahm And Alonso

Over the years, Buffon has enjoyed plenty of battles against the Bayern Munich full-back and it's clear that the World Cup victor has nothing but the utmost respect for Lahm as he retires from the game. "It was my life to be here on the pitch and today it was the last time in this community - I've always seen football as a big community". There were moments [in the game] I was about to break.

Author: 0 Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

In the regular season , James racked up an impressive 26.4 points per game (ppg), 8.6 rebounds per game (rpg) and 8.7 apg assists per game (apg). He was a plus-46 in the game and had a net rating of 70.5. Ironically, Harden and Westbrook have already been eliminated from the playoffs while Leonard is now nursing an injury and is unlikely to play in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors .

Sports Swansea fire Sigurdsson warning to Everton FC
Author: 0 Swansea fire Sigurdsson warning to Everton FC

The report suggests that Everton are willing to pay £25 million for Sigurdsson, a fee that Swansea will accept, but the attacker wants weekly wages of £120,000 - which could provide to be a problem for Koeman's side. The American said: "Neither do we need to sell him". Sigurdsson has been at Swansea since 2014 when he joined from Tottenham Hotspur. Sigurdsson has scored 37 goals in 131 appearances during two highly successful spells at Swansea .

Author: 0 Liverpool deserve Champions League football, says beaming Klopp

Wenger, whose contract expires at the end of the season, also continued to dodge questions about his future, saying that it would be sorted out "soon". "The longer we are together it is better and I am sure there will be more new faces in the summer". Speaking to Sky Sports , Neville said: "You hope (Rooney doesn't leave) but the way the season's gone, particularly since Christmas, he's not been involved as much as he'd probably have liked".

Author: 0 Liverpool leave for Australia on Champions League high

There could also be a price to pay for next weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea as Laurent Koscielny was sent off just 14 minutes in and Gabriel was carried off on a stretcher. Klopp's side have been outside the top four only twice since September, the last occasion coming in February, so it is not as though their league position is not well-deserved.

Sports Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays
Author: 0 Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

The Yankees got a scare in the eighth when second baseman Starlin Castro and Judge collided while chasing Daniel Robertson's foul ball near the right field bullpen. Longoria also homered for the Rays and Logan Morrison had a two-run single during a three-run fifth that made it 9-4. Matt Andriese . Tanaka how shown some promise this season as a true ace and other times it looks like he is pitching in a home run derby.

Sports Bayern have asked about Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, says Arturo Vidal
Author: 0 Bayern have asked about Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez, says Arturo Vidal

Sanchez has been in fine form for Arsenal this season, leading the club's scoring charts with 24 Premier League goals. Talks over an extension have come to no avail and Chelsea are reportedly keen to whisk him away from north London this summer, Antonio Conte deeming Sanchez the ideal signing to continue evolving his title-winning side.