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Author: 0 Man Utd didn't overwhelm us - Ajax boss

Marouane Fellaini came close to a third goal for United, but his header from Pogba's delicious cross went straight at Andre Onana. United's victory means they qualify for next season's Champions' League , despite finishing only sixth in the Premier League .

Author: 0 Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

The weather service office in Columbia said on its Twitter page that around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday that a tornado was "on the ground producing damage". The possible tornado may have touched down in the area, which is at the coast, before moving over the water, Shashy said. Multiple round of showers and thunderstorms are expected through today and Wednesday.

Sports What Billy Horschel said after winning the Byron Nelson
Author: 0 What Billy Horschel said after winning the Byron Nelson

The hole that ultimately cost Day a chance to win was his lone three-putt of the week. I can't just lag it down there two feet short and. You always want to win with a birdie on the last hole. Day, meanwhile, parred Nos. The Queenslander looked to be heading to a victory when his chip shot over a bunker on the 15th hole toom him to a one-shot lead.

Sports Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations
Author: 0 Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

Sports' Tom Pelissero reported from the owners meeting in Chicago on Tuesday that Commissioner Roger Goodell would announce the changes. Pelissero noted the celebrations that will no longer be penalized are group celebrations, using the ball as a prop after scoring touchdowns and making snow angels.

Sports Magic hire Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations
Author: 0 Magic hire Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations

Orlando has struggled since trading Dwight Howard years ago and this will be a major project for Weltman, but his first top gig. Weltman is now the general manager in Toronto, working under Raptors President Masai Ujiri . However, they have the No. 6 overall pick in the upcoming National Basketball Association draft and possess some young talent with Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic.

Sports Sturridge: Liverpool will decide if I'm still here next term
Author: 0 Sturridge: Liverpool will decide if I'm still here next term

Keown said. "I do feel like if I was playing in some of the games when Ozil doesn't get a flawless pass, I think I already would have been in his ear telling him my bit: 'I'm trying to give the ball to you, don't disrespect me in the way you do when I don't get the ball to you'".

Sports Zverev shrugs off expectations at French Open
Author: 0 Zverev shrugs off expectations at French Open

We'll see what (the) future brings. "We don't have any long-term commitment". "Unfortunately this week you didn't win, but I'm sure as we get closer to Paris you'll be one of the favourites for the title". Lendl was back working with Murray again last summer, as the Scot again enjoyed Wimbledon success followed by Olympic glory in Brazil and moved to number one in the world rankings after edging out Djokovic at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals.

Sports Real Madrid on the verge
Author: 0 Real Madrid on the verge

Ronaldo scored first for Real Madrid at the minute 02, while Benzema scored at the minute 55. Real meet Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3 and will be bidding to become the first team to win back-to-back titles since AC Milan in 1990.

Sports Braves acquire Matt Adams in trade with Cardinals
Author: 0 Braves acquire Matt Adams in trade with Cardinals

The Cardinals received minor-league infielder Juan Yepez . Atlanta has been looking for a long-term solution at first base in the wake of losing Freddie Freeman for 10 weeks to a broken wrist. It's worth noting Adams won't be a free agent until after the 2018 season. "He's a good bat off the bench". The 19-year-old Venezuelan is hitting.281 with six homers and 54 RBIs in 120 career games with three minor league affiliates since the start of the 2015 season.

Sports Wenger says Arsenal future to be decided end of May
Author: 0 Wenger says Arsenal future to be decided end of May

Wenger said at his Friday morning press conference that former players did not have a "divine right" to return to the club in coaching roles, which should be awarded on merit. If Arsene Wenger guides his side to another season of Champions league football he will have increased his chances of remaining in charge at Arsenal .

Sports Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final
Author: 0 Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Asked when the board meeting is scheduled for, Wenger replied: "I think it is after the FA Cup final". I will be there. Arsenal must win their final game of the season against Everton on Sunday and hope that Liverpool fail to defeat Middlesbrough if they are to have a chance of qualifying for the Champions League.

Sports Aric Almirola to miss 8-12 weeks with broken back
Author: 0 Aric Almirola to miss 8-12 weeks with broken back

Almirola, crew chief Drew Blickensderfer, vehicle owner Richard Petty and RPM chief executive officer Brian Moffitt agreed to let Regan Smith drive Almirola's No. He was joined by Richard Petty Motorsports CEO Brian Moffitt and Dr. William Heisel, director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports. When the auto came back to Earth, Almirola took a second hit which he described as "a knife twisting" in his back.

Sports Paul George: George's fate could be determined Thursday
Author: 0 Paul George: George's fate could be determined Thursday

George can opt out of his IN contract after next season, but he could have been eligible for a massive extension if he had made one of the three all-NBA teams, which were announced Thursday. After surviving the National Basketball Association draft lottery for the fourth time, Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka and the gang can get together to discuss the future of the franchise with some degree of clarity.

Sports Harry Kane wants to crack 100 Premier League goals by next season
Author: 0 Harry Kane wants to crack 100 Premier League goals by next season

The race for the Golden Boot will go down to the Premier League's final match day with Harry Kane entering in position to defend the honour from last season . The victory had little outcome for Spurs who are guaranteed second place, although Leicester's 18th defeat of the season equalled Liverpool's top-flight record, set in 1906-07, for reigning champions in a 38-game campaign.

Sports Rory allays injury fears
Author: 0 Rory allays injury fears

Rory McIlroy will have an MRI scan on a back injury next week after confirming the problem still troubled him during the second round of the Players Championship. By close of play McIlroy's even-par aggregate was nine adrift of the leaders, Kyle Stanley and Louis Oosthuizen. Rahm is looking to become just the third player to win the Players in his first try, joining Hal Sutton (1983) and Craig Perks (2002).

Author: 0 Monaco coach Jardim staying cautious amid title euphoria

The Parisian side have endured a hard season following the resurgence of Monaco under Leonardo Jardim, and they now find themselves three points behind the league leaders, who also have a game in hand over Les Rouge-et-Bleu. We improved over the course of the season, but it was not enough. Ismaila Sarr fired a second-half equaliser to earn Metz a 1-1 home draw against Toulouse , who had taken an early lead through Martin Braithwaite and Nantes beat Guingamp 4-1 in their last home ...

Author: 0 East finals trip on line as Wizards, Celtics head to Game 7

Washington escaped with a one-point victory Friday night, forcing a Game 7 when John Wall hit a game-winning three-pointer in the final seconds. Washington , at the time , made no bones about what they were doing - there was some bad blood between the teams, and the Wizards wore all black as a sign that they were taking the regular season game as seriously as a playoff game.

Sports Fiancee Says She Doubts Aaron Hernandez Killed Self
Author: 0 Fiancee Says She Doubts Aaron Hernandez Killed Self

A two-part interview with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez is scheduled to air on the " Dr. Phil " show on Monday and Tuesday. She said he was upbeat in their last telephone conversation before he was found hanged and there was no indication he was suicidal.

Sports Kaepernick an option for Seahawks backup QB, Pete Carroll says
Author: 0 Kaepernick an option for Seahawks backup QB, Pete Carroll says

However, many believe Kaepernick is being blackballed due to his national anthem protest last season and because he's been outspoken about social injustice. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said second-round pick Malik McDowell will play some defensive end. Obviously he's going to be in a backup role at this point.

Sports Rubber match: Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys
Author: 0 Rubber match: Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys

Teams that have signed deals include the Philadelphia 76ers (StubHub), Sacramento Kings (Blue Diamond), Boston Celtics (GE), Brooklyn Nets (Infor) and Utah Jazz (Qualtrics). "There is something special for me personally having that logo on the Cavs uniform". That figure now seems to be significantly lower than the value sponsors see in the 2½-by-2½-inch square patches.

Sports Lyon in danger of UEFA ban after more crowd trouble
Author: 0 Lyon in danger of UEFA ban after more crowd trouble

I am proud of my players, though. Ajax went into the clash boasting a commanding 4-1 first-leg lead, but Lyon were boosted by the return of key striker Lacazette, who was forced off early on in the clash in Amsterdam. However, if they draw or lose, then Ajax will become champions. We can regret the first leg but take huge pride in how we played the second. Thus, the result was a dramatic one for a Europa League semi-final, Ajax maintained the attacking flow and as their opponent's ...

Author: 0 Jeter enshrined forever as No. 2 retired by Yanks

It is interesting, though, that the last one put him past Babe Ruth , the player who first made the Yankees the Yankees. There is no attempt here to make Jeter into more than he was because the Yankees will retire his No. For some reason and as much as I wanted to, I just couldn't hate Derek Jeter . He went with the Yankees to Fenway Park and got two more hits there.

Author: 0 Pakistan in trouble early in second dig

Roston Chase was undefeated on 41 off 94 deliveries after sharing a 55-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Hope. Roston Chase had to reture hurt after being struck on the the elbow. Kieran Powell was the first to go, teased by Shah into mishitting to Ali and out for 31 off 82 balls. Shimron Hetmyer came out with the same plan of not allowing Yasir to settle.

Author: 0 Simona Halep takes on Kristina Mladenovic in Madrid Open final

Mladenovic, ranked 17, will seek to add to the maiden WTA Tour triumph she enjoyed in St Petersburg in February. The Frenchwoman will take on the reigning champion after overcoming world number nine Kuznetsova 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Friday. "I'm here in the final". Halep will now play American world No.20 Coco Vandeweghe in the quarters after Vandeweghe came back from a set down to defeat Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro 5-7 6-4 7-5.

Author: 0 We will take a nothing-to-lose attitude against RPS: Saha

Mumbai were left needing 16 from the final over and there was controversy after the first ball as Pollard was called for one short as he looked to keep the strike, with suggestions that he had done so deliberately. Test specialist Saha displayed another aspect of his batting when he hit a flurry of boundaries and sixes in his whirlwind innings. Glenn Maxwell smashed his way to 47 runs in just 21 balls and laid the flawless platform for the middle order to go for broke.

Sports Hull: Wanted Hull man putting contract talks on hold
Author: 0 Hull: Wanted Hull man putting contract talks on hold

The 27-year-old helped Palace win five times in his eight games - and secured a draw with Arsenal - as the battle against the drop. Crystal Palace have shortlisted Mamadou Sakho for their player of the season award despite making only eight appearances for them.

Sports Justice CS Karnan goes missing after SC orders six-month jail term
Author: 0 Justice CS Karnan goes missing after SC orders six-month jail term

A petition about the recall was mentioned before a five- judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, which agreed to look into it. Justice Karnan's lawyer, Peter Ramesh Kumar told TOI that a team of around 50 policemen had met him around noon seeking information on the judge.

Sports David Price Scheduled For First Rehab Start
Author: 0 David Price Scheduled For First Rehab Start

What happened to Kyle Kendrick and Hanley Ramirez , along with now residing just one game over.500, should have raised some eyebrows. Andrew Benintendi got the Red Sox within two on a double off Carlos Torres (2-3), who got Chris Young on a grounder to end the inning.

Sports Chelsea has one hand on Premier League trophy after latest win
Author: 0 Chelsea has one hand on Premier League trophy after latest win

Gibson, who is 24-years-old, would be a welcomed addition to the The Hawthorns after a proven campaign in the Premier League, despite the eventual relegation for his club. We're doing our damnedest to make it a competitive game and a good game. Chelsea were without their injured France global N'Golo Kante, who won this season's PFA and football writers' Player of the Year awards, but Spaniard Cesc Fabregas controlled the midfield with nearly languid confidence in his absence.

Author: 0 Rockets drop overtime heartbreaker to Spurs

San Antonio's All-Star said after the game that it was "a little sore" and he was limping. His absence in overtime was a concern, not only for the result of Game 5 but for his status moving forward. Mills, who got the start Tuesday night, went for 20 points on 7 of 16 shooting (43.8 percent) and four assists while Green scored 16 on 5 of 11 shooting (45.5 percent) with five boards and three assists.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey apologizes for missing game, 3-game suspension

The Mets suspended Harvey for three games Sunday just hours before he was set to start against the Miami Marlins . Mets starter Matt Harvey admitted being out late over the weekend, the reason for not showing up to a game the following day.

Author: 0 Ferdinand and Owen: Man Utd's Rashford helps team more than Ibra

Chelsea , leaders since before Christmas, will win the title; the top four will nearly certainly remain as it has been for at least a month ( Chelsea , Tottenham Liverpool, Man City) while the relegation battle could be settled this weekend with Sunderland already down and Middlesbrough set to follow them.

Sports Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils
Author: 0 Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils

Torino keeper Joe Hart couldn't keep out Gonzalo Higuain's late strike. Juventus spurned a slew of chances with Leonardo Bonucci smashing into the stands from six yards out, following Medhi Benatia's header hitting the crossbar. While the beloved veteran has been capturing hearts the world over this season with his incredible European displays at the ripe age of 39, those who know Gigi as a man, rather than a footballer, will always attest to just how much of a kind spirit the former-Parma ...

Sports Spanish court orders Barca's Neymar to stand trial for fraud
Author: 0 Spanish court orders Barca's Neymar to stand trial for fraud

The prosecution claims although the official transfer fee was 17.1 million euros ($18.7 million), Barcelona made secret payments to Neymar , with the total fee adding up to around 25.1 million ($27.5 million). DIS received only 6.8 million euros ($NZ10.8m). Real are also in action on Saturday at second-to-bottom Granada. Barcelona have already been hit with a 5.5 million euro ($NZ8.7m) fine due to tax irregularities in the deal.

Author: 0 Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

The bruising opening game sent Predators left winger Kevin Fiala , 20, off the ice on a stretcher after a violent collision in the second period. He fought through two Blues defensemen and shot through traffic for his second goal. Mike Yeo after Blues fall to Predators: "They upped their game. We know we'll have to bring our best here". Hunt went nearly three months between games, playing in just three games the rest of the season for the Predators, the final three regular-season games after ...

Author: 0 Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby to miss Penguins Game 4 with concussion

Pittsburgh left wing Conor Sheary will also sit out Game 4 due to a concussion, according to Sullivan. Crosby was skating by Washington goaltender Braden Holtby when he turned awkwardly after being stick-checked by Alex Ovechkin . "He's trying to make a play he's getting lower and lower and that's what happened there", Niskanen said. Pittsburgh's Trevor Daley got called for holding 2:40 into the extra period to put Washington on its fifth power play of the night.

Sports Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft
Author: 0 Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft

The Ravens had several calls from teams looking to move up to No. 16, Newsome said. Harbaugh also endorsed the defence-heavy start to the draft . "He's 6-5 and almost 300 pounds, plays the run extremely well". "This guy carries his weight beautifully", said McShay. He recorded a game and career high of 10 solo tackles and 11 total tackles against Michigan State (Oct.

Author: 0 Sharapova sails into Stuttgart semis

Keep up to date with ALL the latest tennis news, gossip and rumours. The 23-year-old world number 18 stood her ground when she found herself 0-40 in the next game, moving to 5-2, but a disastrous service game allowed the Russian briefly to come back before Mladenovic completed a memorable win to reach her first Stuttgart final with another break.

Sports Paralympians condemn John Coates for 'sheltered workshop' jibe
Author: 0 Paralympians condemn John Coates for 'sheltered workshop' jibe

His former chief executive Fiona de Jong released a chain of emails in which Coates told a cancer-suffering AOC staffer that she didn't work in a "sheltered workshop". In a letter to the AOC executive and national sporting organisations, and published by News Corp., Coates said the bullying allegations were defamatory, false and "maliciously" published, Australian Associated Press reported on Tuesday.

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