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Sports Jose Mourinho unsure over Romelu Lukaku's fitness for FA Cup final
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho unsure over Romelu Lukaku's fitness for FA Cup final

All Barca needed on Sunday was a draw to see themselves go nine points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid, who have just three games remaining and over whom they hold the first tiebreaker (head-to-head points won). The full-back, however, is delighted that Jose Mourinho's side have sent a late-term message about the intentions next August. "We wanted to finish higher but obviously we are not able to and being in second that is how we want to finish now".

Sports Bills Trade Up Twice In First Round
Author: 0 Bills Trade Up Twice In First Round

But do the Bills have the right pieces in place for their new quarterback to be successful? The only agreement among the so-called "experts" was that all of them - Sam Darnold , Josh Rosen , Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen - would be picked in the first half of the opening round.

Sports Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford commits to IN over Vanderbilt, Kansas
Author: 0 Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford commits to IN over Vanderbilt, Kansas

Langford's superlative play was often greeted with rousing ovations and "IU" chants. Langford's set many records at New Albany, and became the fourth all-time scorer in IN boys basketball history. He was a McDonald's All-American and had a prolific high school basketball career. Morgan declared for the NBA Draft but did not hire an agent, leaving a return possible.

Sports Pochettino coy on Spurs future
Author: 0 Pochettino coy on Spurs future

But it's more likely that his words were a thinly veiled swipe at Daniel Levy in a bid to boost the Argentine's transfer kitty, than an exit through the Wembley gift shop. Tottenham are now five points ahead of Chelsea with three games to play in the race for the final Champions League qualification place. If you speak about the player, my opinion is clear.

Sports Warriors' Stephen Curry (knee) probable for Game 2 vs. Pelicans
Author: 0 Warriors' Stephen Curry (knee) probable for Game 2 vs. Pelicans

Curry has also dealt with a right ankle injury this season that kept him out for nearly all of December and for the two weeks prior to the game against Atlanta when he hurt his knee. "He scrimmaged (on Sunday) with some of the guys that came in, guys that don't play as much", Kerr told reporters . They now take on a injured Boston Celtics squad that needed seven games to get past the Milwaukee Bucks.

Sports Arizona Cardinals finish up best draft in Keim era
Author: 0 Arizona Cardinals finish up best draft in Keim era

Cole (6-foot-4, 307 pounds), who played at both left tackle and center for the Wolverines , became the first true freshman offensive lineman in UM history to start a season opener. "25 games at left tackle, moved to center for 13 games in 2016 and then back to left tackle". Cole was Michigan's offensive captain in 2017. The Cardinals not only were able to plug some holes but also plug them with some very good players from the 2018 NFL Draft .

Sports CB Terance Newman returns for 16th National Football League season, 4th with Vikings
Author: 0 CB Terance Newman returns for 16th National Football League season, 4th with Vikings

At 39, Newman is the oldest active defensive player in the league. Waynes has five interceptions and 35 passes defensed in his career and was credited by the Vikings with 72 tackles in 2017. The 39-year-old Newman's 42 career interceptions now rank second among active players, and he is 10th among active players with 221 career games. Waynes, who will make $2.2 million this upcoming season, is set to earn a base salary of over $9 million in 2019 thanks to his option getting picked up.

Sports Mohamed Salah's image rights dispute with Egyptian Football Association drags on
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah's image rights dispute with Egyptian Football Association drags on

His national team's talisman and a massive celebrity in his own country, Salah has a sponsorship deal with telecommunications giant Vodafone, a direct rival of the national team sponsor WE. " Mohamed Salah is an example for Egypt's youth who love and are loyal to their homeland and he is representing his country overseas in the best image".

Sports IPL 2018: 'It wasn't my decision to drop Gambhir' - Shreyas Iyer
Author: 0 IPL 2018: 'It wasn't my decision to drop Gambhir' - Shreyas Iyer

The Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 55 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi. Forty-three of his 93 runs came in the arc between long-off and long-on. Iyer scored 29 runs in the last over of the innings bowled by Shivam Mavi, which helped Delhi to score highest of this season.

Sports Surfer Breaks Record for Biggest-Ever Wave
Author: 0 Surfer Breaks Record for Biggest-Ever Wave

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa rode an 80-foot wave at Nazare and lived to tell the tale. Koxa claimed the major prize at the Big Wave Awards in California on the weekend, winning the "Biggest Wave Award" - surfing a 24.28m swell on November 8, 2017, in Nazare , Portugal .

Sports Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 to get free World Cup mode, EA Sports announces
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 to get free World Cup mode, EA Sports announces

For the last tournament - Brazil 2014 - only the game's ultimate team mode was given a World Cup mode via a free update. As well as playing the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the real life groups, the Custom FIFA World Cup™ Tournament mode also makes it possible to select any licensed team from FIFA 18 , including the likes of Italy, Chile and United States of America, and rewrite World Cup history.

Sports Liverpool assistant coach Zeljko Buvac quits his position at Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool assistant coach Zeljko Buvac quits his position at Anfield

The timing is unfortunate, if not extraordinary, to say the least as Liverpool ready themselves for a potentially hard second leg in the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday, even though they hold a 5-2 lead from last week. In 2013, Nuri Sahin claimed that Buvac was "basically Klopp's twin" with both seeing football "in exactly the same way". Speaking about his relationship with Klopp in 2016, Buvac told the Daily Express: "As players there was a direct connection straight away".

Sports Three Players Who Inspired Barca To Win La Liga
Author: 0 Three Players Who Inspired Barca To Win La Liga

He was instrumental against Real Madrid, thwarting the Los Blancos from playing their attacking brand of football at their own home in a 3-0 win for Barca. The Blaugrana, who are still unbeaten in LaLiga so far, could become the first "Invincible" side in the history of Spain's top flight, if they can avoid defeat against Real Madrid, Villarreal, Levante and Real Sociedad in their four remaining fixtures.

Sports Palace put Leicester to the sword
Author: 0 Palace put Leicester to the sword

Palace were coasting to victory but three goals in the final nine minutes - from Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Patrick van Aanholt and Christian Benteke respectively - have boosted the club's hopes of remaining in the top flight. Palace climbed to a season high of 11th in the standings with 38 points, six clear of the relegation zone with two matches to play. Benteke came off the bench and added a fifth from the penalty spot as he scored his first goal at home this season .

Sports Lydia Ko almost makes albatross, taps in for eagle to win playoff
Author: 0 Lydia Ko almost makes albatross, taps in for eagle to win playoff

The leader after each of the first three rounds, Ko was asked on Saturday night whether or not she felt pressure from people talking about if she's going to win again or not. The Australian was clearly comfortable on the Lake Merced course where she won the 2012 US Girls' Junior title. The inaugural tournament marked a return to Lake Merced, replacing the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic held from 2014 to 2016.

Sports Kevin Fiala: Predators' double OT win 'shows great character'
Author: 0 Kevin Fiala: Predators' double OT win 'shows great character'

That lead would last about 5 minutes into the second period when PK Subban blasted home a laser from the high slot, wiring home a power play goal to tie the game. By the time the second period was over, each side took three minor penalties but it was the Jets who again were taking the worst ones. And it's not just Fiala, but his entire line with Kyle Turris and Craig Smith, who have been making a difference through the first two games of this series.

Sports Keys to Rockets' Game 1 against Utah Jazz
Author: 0 Keys to Rockets' Game 1 against Utah Jazz

The fact that they couldn't seem to match the Rockets' energy and precision in the first half was no surprise. Houston's small-ball lineup presents a challenge to actually predict who will match up with who, however, we will just look at each starting lineup based on each team's 2018 playoff starting fives.

Sports NFL Draft: Watch DJ Moore's reaction when selected by Panthers
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Watch DJ Moore's reaction when selected by Panthers

Said Moore: "If he said that, that is a high honor". Carter, who was a three-time Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection, ranked tied for fourth in the country with four forced fumbles in 2017. BC-FBN-Draft-Panthers, 1st Ld-Writethru, 650Panthers add LSU's Jackson, Tennessee's Gaulden to secondaryEds: Updated with quotes, background. "My expectation is to be a starter from day one", Jackson said.

Sports Nelson, McGlinchey go top 10 in NFL Draft
Author: 0 Nelson, McGlinchey go top 10 in NFL Draft

The newest offensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts is ready to get to work. He's hoping to have the same impact on Andrew Luck . They drafted Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson at sixth overall to sure up the LG spot to fix one of the many holes the roster has.

Sports Draft-49ers-Third Day,131
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Pro Football Focus graded McGlinchey out as the nation's No. 1 offensive tackle and the No. 1 run blocker at his position in 2017. The 49ers are in need of an edge rusher and Sweat would be a solid pick at pick No. McGlinchey was a three-year starter for the Irish. He is 33 but obviously still playing at a high level. He was the eighth offensive tackle to be taken in the first round in Notre Dame's history, following the footsteps of Ronnie Stanley, who was the sixth pick of the 2016 ...

Sports Knights hit the ice for second game against the Sharks
Author: 0 Knights hit the ice for second game against the Sharks

Brett Burns scored the first Sharks' goal two minutes into the second period, which snapped Fleury's marathon scoreless streak that included back-to-back shutouts. To add to that, Jones had been 5-0-1 in the regular season in his first start after a game in which he was pulled. San Jose evened the series with a 4-3 victory in double overtime on Saturday .

Sports Sam Allardyce: I'm definitely staying at Everton for next season
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce: I'm definitely staying at Everton for next season

Everton piled the pressure back on relegation-threatened Huddersfield by winning their English Premier League match 2-0 on Saturday. Allardyce has already stated that he is trying his hardest to succeed at Everton and has now emphasised that his players have also been giving him everything.

Author: 0 Ovechkin scores, leads Caps over Pens to tie series

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said he had an opinion of the hit but declined to share it. "... What happened in the days back in the '70s, they had big, tough defencemen, and the referees used to say, 'You want to stand in front, you pay the price.' ..." It's behind the post.

Sports Katie Taylor unifies world lightweight titles after 'tough contest' in NY
Author: 0 Katie Taylor unifies world lightweight titles after 'tough contest' in NY

Taylor went into the bout as WBA lightweight champion after winning the belt in Cardiff last November, and left NY as only the third Irish boxer - after Ryan Burnett and Carl Frampton - to unify a division. Bustos was courageous and robust, but from the outset of the sixth defence of her IBF title, she was chasing. Bar a catastrophe the fight was in Irish hands, so the two stood their ground and the crowd in the NY venue rose to their feet.

Sports Ohtani hits homer, leaves game with sprained ankle
Author: 0 Ohtani hits homer, leaves game with sprained ankle

I didn't expect that to be honest ... Gregorius is taking advantage of the dimensions at Yankee Stadium, especially the short right field porch, points out Jordan Shusterman of MLB .com. Ohtani didn't show any visible signs of an injury when running back to the dugout. Over his last two starts, he has tossed 13 innings of one-run ball while striking out 14.

Sports City demolish West Ham 4-1 to reach 100 season goals
Author: 0 City demolish West Ham 4-1 to reach 100 season goals

But normal service was resumed in the 53rd minute when Jesus bagged his 16th goal of the season. City now 93 points, two shy of Chelsea's 95-point Premier League record in a 38-game season. Indeed, the other teams to achieve this feat were Chelsea in 2009-2010, Chelsea in 2010-2011, and Manchester United in 1995-1996. Sergio Aguero is City's top scorer in the league this season with 21 goals, moving him within one of a double-century for the club in all competitions.

Sports Nadal storms past teenager Tsitsipas to win 11th Barcelona title
Author: 0 Nadal storms past teenager Tsitsipas to win 11th Barcelona title

Despite Sunday's defeat, Tsitsipas is set to become the first Greek player to break into the world's top 50 when the men's rankings are updated on Monday. His confidence of capturing a 17th major will be boosted by seeing his "Big Four" rivals falling by the wayside. Having won two titles, there has only been one match this season where he's lost more than 4 games in a set.

Sports Mourinho on Man Utd selling De Gea: 'No chance'
Author: 0 Mourinho on Man Utd selling De Gea: 'No chance'

Valencia are nearly assured of Champions League football next term, and the club could approach Manchester United over a permanent deal. "It's always victories and victories". Asked whether De Gea could leave Old Trafford this summer, Mourinho told a news conference on Friday: "No chance". Mourinho has had the likes of Willian, David Luiz and Oscar at Chelsea.

Sports Klopp shocked by fan attack before Liverpool-Roma match
Author: 0 Klopp shocked by fan attack before Liverpool-Roma match

Salah scored twice in Liverpool's 5-2 win over Roma in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final this week, and could yet face Real Madrid - who beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their last-four first leg - in the final. One supporter was seen motionless on the road and while one man was pictured carrying a hammer. The 53-year-old suffered serious head injuries, and is still in a critical condition with his family beside him at the Walton Neurological Centre in Liverpool .

Sports 5 things we learned from the Premier League weekend
Author: 0 5 things we learned from the Premier League weekend

Alexis Sanchez met the striker's cross and saw a close-range header superbly blocked by former team-mate Hector Bellerin , only for the ball to rebound off the post for Pogba to tuck in. "I am thankful to Manchester United ". We have chances and special counter-attacks. Moments later Fellaini rose highest once more to meet Ashley Young's cross and the Belgian's looping header found the far corner to leave Arsenal still without a point away from home in the Premier League this year.

Sports Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals Free Pick 04/29/18
Author: 0 Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals Free Pick 04/29/18

Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals had the last word with Tim Anderson . "When he hit the home run, he has some zeal going down the first base line", Royals manager Ned Yost said. "They're trying to take the fun out of baseball", Anderson said. Yolmer Sanchez also drove in three runs with a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning.