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Sports Kang surges into Byron Nelson lead with 61
Author: 0 Kang surges into Byron Nelson lead with 61

Koepka, a three-time major victor like Spieth, looks in fine form leading up to his title defense next week at the PGA Championship. Then Kang learned later in the day he had been elevated from his status of first alternate into the PGA field because Davis Love III withdrew, and now he can concentrate on earning his first PGA Tour victory.

Sports Gracia fully focused on West Ham challenge
Author: 0 Gracia fully focused on West Ham challenge

Pellegrini made two changes to the side which had swept aside Southampton eight days previous, with Felipe Anderson and Declan Rice returning to the starting line-up after illnesses. Whilst this is the end of Premier League competition for Watford , they still have a date with Manchester City in the FA Cup final on May 18.

Sports Addison Russell returns to Wrigley Field, but is he a changed man?
Author: 0 Addison Russell returns to Wrigley Field, but is he a changed man?

Addison Russell is back, four games after his suspension concluded. "He looked really good in the field, defensively real smooth", manager Joe Maddon said. The Cubs won the game 3-2 in 11 innings on Jason Heyward's walk-off home run. Javier Baez moved from second base to shortstop following Russell's suspension and has been the Cubs' starting shortstop this year.

Sports Salah, Mane and Aubameyang joint winners of EPL Golden Boot
Author: 0 Salah, Mane and Aubameyang joint winners of EPL Golden Boot

On the contrary, Senegal's Sadio Mane bagged a brace as he earned Liverpool a 2-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers at home, which was not enough to clinch the Premier League title. At kickoff of the last round of games, Salah was the sole contender for the award. Arsenal's Gabonese forward Aubameyang followed his midweek Europa League semi-final hat-trick in Valencia with a second-half double that helped the Gunners to a 3-1 win at Burnley .

Sports Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk named Premier League Player of Season
Author: 0 Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk named Premier League Player of Season

Speaking on Thursday evening after picking up his Football Writers Player of the Year Award, the England forward, who is the joint-fourth highest scorer in the league this term with 17 goals, said: "I'd much rather be on our side, to know if we win the game (against the Seagulls), it's ours".

Sports Pacquiao to fight Thurman in WBA welterweight showdown
Author: 0 Pacquiao to fight Thurman in WBA welterweight showdown

After months of speculation that eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao , who holds the WBA's secondary welterweight title, would look to unify with full WBA titleholder Keith Thurman, the Filipino icon tweeted out Saturday that the fight is on.

Sports Hughton names two men who will miss Man City clash
Author: 0 Hughton names two men who will miss Man City clash

Guardiola praised his rivials, saying: "We have to say congratulations to Liverpool and thank you so much, they pushed us to increase our standards". Chelsea , Southampton and Huddersfield Town were hit for six, but as the season reached a nervy conclusion, City held their nerve to win three of their last five games 1-0.

Sports Mavericks Investigating Altercation With Kristaps Porzingis, Russians at European Club
Author: 0 Mavericks Investigating Altercation With Kristaps Porzingis, Russians at European Club

According to ESPN , the Mavericks believe several Russians attacked Porzingis, who fought back before club security broke up the scuffle. This is a developing story and we will update it when more information becomes available. Porzingis was traded from the New York Knicks to the Dallas Mavericks in February. It would soon be revealed that Porzingis was accused of sexual assault by a NY woman who claimed the player raped her in 2018.

Sports Manchester City retain Premier League title
Author: 0 Manchester City retain Premier League title

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers after the final whistle during the Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Sadio Mane put Liverpool in front against Wolverhampton in the 17th minute and a jittery City fell behind 10 minutes later at Brighton .

Sports Nadal beats Auger-Aliassime to advance in Madrid Open
Author: 0 Nadal beats Auger-Aliassime to advance in Madrid Open

Ferrer finished his 20-year career with 27 singles titles, fifth-best among active players behind the top 4 of Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. I'm very happy with the victory. Thiem, who won the Barcelona Open last month and was on an eight-match winning streak, struck an early blow by breaking Djokovic in the fourth game but the Serbian responded by winning the next three games and saved two break points in the eighth.

Sports Pulisic scores in tearful home farewell to Dortmund fans
Author: 0 Pulisic scores in tearful home farewell to Dortmund fans

The Bavarians were denied what could have been the goal that sealed the title as Leon Goretzka's strike was disallowed in the second half by the Video Assistant Referees. Hitz, replacing injured Roman Buerki, also brought down Dodi Lukebakio for a second-half penalty which the forward fired wide. Serge Gnabry hit the bar later in the second half, but Bayern could not force the victor.

Sports Former OSU Assistant Coach Arrested For Violating Protection Order
Author: 0 Former OSU Assistant Coach Arrested For Violating Protection Order

Smith, 35, of Powell, Thursday alleging that on Thursday afternoon Smith violated a protection order his ex-wife, Courtney, has against him when he showed up at Scioto Ridge Elementary School and attempted to pick up their children. Smith's attorney, Brad Koffel, said the incident was part of a "malicious move" by Courtney Smith to have her ex-husband arrested at the school and in front of their children.

Sports Archer receives praise for performance against Pakistan
Author: 0 Archer receives praise for performance against Pakistan

England will play two warm-up games against Australia and Afghanistan in two warm-up matches before starting their World Cup campaign against South Africa on May 30 at The Oval. Should they be able to do that, Ramiz feels they will come out on top. England launch their most momentous summer with a five-match ODI against Pakistan , who are short on hitting power and far from sharp at fielding, which will be highlighted on the Oval's hectares.

Sports Sixers Are Getting Their Swagger Back Ahead of Game 7
Author: 0 Sixers Are Getting Their Swagger Back Ahead of Game 7

If he shows up and plays with that same kind of intensity in Game 7, the 76ers will win this series. "It's tough to get that moment duplicated, and we just want to live every single minute of it". While Wells Fargo was an inhospitable environment, the Raptors had clinched playoff series on the road the past two seasons, in the opening round in Milwaukee in 2017 and in Washington previous year.

Sports Madrid Open: Djokovic enters semis after Cilic food poisoning withdrawal
Author: 0 Madrid Open: Djokovic enters semis after Cilic food poisoning withdrawal

Cilic had three-set wins in his first three matches in Madrid . It may have ended his first appearance at a clay-court tournament in three years, but Federer wasn't leaving the Spanish capital too disappointed. Facing match point and on a second serve, Roger Federer decided it was time for a "panic move". "He's won the last three Slams and he is at the top of the ranking again".

Sports Djokovic into Madrid final; Nadal not as fortunate
Author: 0 Djokovic into Madrid final; Nadal not as fortunate

Nadal has won all six sets this tournament and has faced just two break points during that span. Nadal hopes to make his second final of the year and his 118th final appearance of his career. "Facing him, it always requires my absolute best game and also a little bit luck, which I both had in Indian Wells and also here, and that's why I won these two matches", Thiem said.

Sports Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House
Author: 0 Matters of politics, race accompany Red Sox to White House

I think I'll do a recount on this one. In January, Cora was outspoken about his native Puerto Rico's need for relief after Hurricane Maria killed an estimated 2,975 people there. The team's third-base coach, Carlos Febles, who is from the Dominican Republic, stood two rows behind the president. But the Patriots are still working with the White House and still could visit sometime between now and the middle of June.

Sports No Suspensions For Blazers, Nuggets Following Game 6 Scuffle
Author: 0 No Suspensions For Blazers, Nuggets Following Game 6 Scuffle

The incident took place in the 4th quarter between Will Barton , Torrey Craig , Seth Curry , and Zach Collins . "That's real sassy. They got a few sassy dudes over there". "I would go out there right now and get hurt again if I could, '" Lillard said during the postgame news conference. "Some things are going to happen".

Sports F1: Brazilian Grand Prix moving to Rio from 2020
Author: 0 F1: Brazilian Grand Prix moving to Rio from 2020

Interlagos has been a well-loved circuit on the Formula 1 calendar since its introduction in 1990 and often throws up an exciting race - who could forget Max Verstappen vs Esteban Ocon just previous year, or Lewis Hamilton snatching the title from home-favourite Felipe Massa in 2008.

Sports Neymar Gets 3-Match Ban For Altercation With Fan
Author: 0 Neymar Gets 3-Match Ban For Altercation With Fan

Neymar has been handed a three-match suspension after punching a Rennes supporter in the aftermath of Paris Saint-Germain's French Cup final defeat. Neymar's suspension is due to start on Monday, leaving him available for the Ligue 1 champions' match against Angers on Saturday, irrespective of any appeal outcome.

Sports Arsenal keeper Petr Cech explains ‘remarkable’ Chelsea ‘dream’ after Europa League win
Author: 0 Arsenal keeper Petr Cech explains ‘remarkable’ Chelsea ‘dream’ after Europa League win

The club will take a full squad to Boston for the Final Whistle on Hate game at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. "I love this club and I still have the ambition of a young player", the 32-year-old said to Chelsea's official website . "It is not always easy for them to go up again". While the Belgium forward, who is entering the final year of his contract in the summer and has been linked with a blockbuster move to Real Madrid , admitted his future was undecided, his only focus was now to ...

Sports Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach virus to advance in Madrid Open

Canadian Auger-Aliassime, 18, pulled a third break back but eventually succumbed to a sixth match point. Nadal, who will be chasing his 18th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros easily took the first set 6-3 and Aliassime finished with 30 unforced errors, including 16 forehands.

Sports Thiem Tops Federer in High-Quality Match at Madrid Open
Author: 0 Thiem Tops Federer in High-Quality Match at Madrid Open

The Madrid Open was his first clay-court tournament in three years. Thiem carried his momentum into the third, securing the break as Federer could only divert a venomous forehand into the net. But the Swiss lost five straight games to fall behind the 18th-ranked Frenchman who was seeking his second title of the season. Monfils even had match points at 6-5, but Federer smashed his way back to deuce.

Sports Nick Gilbert will again represent Cleveland at lottery
Author: 0 Nick Gilbert will again represent Cleveland at lottery

When the tiebreakers were determined for the final order of selection , the Mavericks lost the tie to the Pelicans and Grizzlies, pushing them to ninth in the draft lottery odds. However, their pick won't fall any worse than pick No. 9, with the highest odds of landing the No. 7 or 6 pick, respectively. In 1993, the Orlando Magic won the No.

Sports Solskjaer admits its a big summer for Manchester United
Author: 0 Solskjaer admits its a big summer for Manchester United

United also have contract disputes with several first-team players, with the likes of Ander Herrera , Juan Mata and Antonio Valencia out-of-contract at the end of the season and stars such as David De Gea and Marcus Rashford stalling on signing new terms.

Sports Training photos: Liverpool get set for Premier League finale
Author: 0 Training photos: Liverpool get set for Premier League finale

It's all our loss that this magnificent season is almost done. A victory and City will be champions no matter the result in Liverpool's game. "But of course, to get more credit, you have to win". Second place is the first loser? "One won't win the title, whoever doesn't will come second with an incredible amount of points". As well as it Manchester City and Liverpool tangled up in the title race, their star strikers are in competition with each other for Premier League's top goalscorer ...

Sports Gerrard admits Rangers are unlikely to sign Rennes defender Mexer
Author: 0 Gerrard admits Rangers are unlikely to sign Rennes defender Mexer

Sean Fallon, who was acting Celtic manager for most of that season after Jock Stein had suffered serious injuries in a auto crash, said: " Rangers won the title by being the most consistent team in the country". "As a fan and ex-player, Tuesday was probably the best atmosphere I've seen at Anfield". And he hopes his players will be fuelled by what they witnessed this week as Tottenham joined his old side in the Madrid final with their own stunning fightback against Ajax .

Sports Randy McIlvoy: Rockets-Warriors Game 5 by the numbers
Author: 0 Randy McIlvoy: Rockets-Warriors Game 5 by the numbers

Durant's injury, which will be re-evaluated in a week, comes at a particular time of peril for the Warriors . Whether the reigning two-time NBA Finals MVP can suit up Game 6 in Houston Friday night remains to be seen. We'll find out more about that later. "It was just...a few loose balls, few rebounds that we just didn't come up with which we have been". By comparison, Houston was favored by 3.5 at home in Game 3 and Golden State was favored by 1 in Game 4 on the road.

Sports Top seed Osaka wins opener in Madrid
Author: 0 Top seed Osaka wins opener in Madrid

Tennis world number one Naomi Osaka of Japan has said she doesn't want to compare herself with U.S. legend Serena Williams, adding that she prefers to enjoy the game rather than focusing on winning dozens of Grand Slams. Former world No. 1 Caroline Woznacki's Madrid Open lasted just minutes when she retired at 0-3 down to France's Alize Cornet suffering with a back injury.

Sports Hamilton tightens the gloves for battle with Bottas
Author: 0 Hamilton tightens the gloves for battle with Bottas

After four races, who is Mercedes' most serious rival? Heading into the Spanish GP weekend a point behind his teammate, who leads the championship, Hamilton cites the fact that Bottas now has his former engineer as one of the reasons for the Finn's improved form this year.

Sports Kyler Murray Signs With Cardinals
Author: 0 Kyler Murray Signs With Cardinals

The contract is a four-year deal, worth $35,158,644, fully guaranteed, with a fifth year option, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rappoport. Second-round pick Byron Murphy, defensive lineman Zach Allen, sixth-round selection KeeSean Johnson, offensive lineman Josh Miles and tight end Caleb Wilson also signed four-year deals.

Sports EPL: Juventus’ Dybala in shocking move to Man United this summer
Author: 0 EPL: Juventus’ Dybala in shocking move to Man United this summer

In the face of what has been a disastrous campaign, the Red Devils' manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is planning a revamp of the squad, as he looks to rebuild from scratch. After what has been an underwhelming campaign compared to his usual standards, Juventus are prepared to offload him in the summer, provided an offer in excess of €100 million comes along.