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Sports Man Utd legend: If Mourinho were chocolate, he'd eat himself
Author: 0 Man Utd legend: If Mourinho were chocolate, he'd eat himself

The Portuguese coach is conscious of getting his busy done early this summer and needs a successor to Michael Carrick, who will retire at the end of the season and join the coaching team. Should City win the title here, they'll have done so with more games to spare than any side in English top-flight history. " Manchester City is not important for me, what is important for me is that since the moment we left the first position and went to second, we stayed there for the whole of the season".

Sports Augusta National to host women's tournament ahead of Masters
Author: 0 Augusta National to host women's tournament ahead of Masters

Australian girls will be given an opportunity to compete on the hallowed turf of Augusta National with the historic announcement of its women's amateur championship. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email.

Sports Richard Rodgers packs for Cleveland
Author: 0 Richard Rodgers packs for Cleveland

Another Packers free agent has found a new home. At the same time, the Eagles use their tight ends extensively and Rodgers could find a better fit behind starter Zach Ertz . Rodgers ended up catching just 12 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown last season, most of which he spent with inconsistent backup Brett Hundley at quarterback.

Sports Dana White: 'Conor's coming back this year, 100 percent'
Author: 0 Dana White: 'Conor's coming back this year, 100 percent'

A logical answer would be the victor of Saturday's main event between lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and current featherweight titleholder Max Holloway . McGregor is now the only fighter to accomplish the feat. He told ESPN : "I don't think Conor McGregor could make the weight on six days' notice". "We're not stripping Tony Ferguson", White said.

Sports The Remarkable Life Story of Winnie Madikizela Mandela
Author: 0 The Remarkable Life Story of Winnie Madikizela Mandela

Unlike Nelson Mandela and other ANC leaders who are eulogised and deified as if they had no flaws, she was a fallible, flawed heroine who all of us as ordinary South Africans could easily identify with. In an interview later, Madikizela-Mandela described her anger at being pushed for an apology. This is one of the events that formed the social consciousness that later became useful to her later years.

Sports Brock Lesnar is set to return to UFC, says Dana White
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar is set to return to UFC, says Dana White

White would also say "Yes he's coming back, I'm not sure when but he is". The decision for Lesnar to leave the UFC doesn't come as a surprise to many, but fans had questioned whether White's comments on Lesnar's return were actually backed by a deal in the works.

Sports Guardiola Believes Man City Can Still Stop Liverpool
Author: 0 Guardiola Believes Man City Can Still Stop Liverpool

As some of City's players shrunk in Anfield's white heat, so many of Liverpool's rose to the occasion. The Merseysiders host the runaway Premier League leaders in the first leg of the glamour tie at Anfield on Wednesday. The Egyptian, in contention for the Player of the Season award in his first season back in the Premier League, freed Roberto Firmino who wriggled inside and forced a save from Ederson .

Sports Balance Needed - Former Tottenham Hotspur Star Issues Message To Club's Board
Author: 0 Balance Needed - Former Tottenham Hotspur Star Issues Message To Club's Board

Dele Alli scored twice in four second-half minutes as Tottenham Hotspur beat Chelsea 3-1 on Sunday to end a 28-year wait for a Premier League win at Stamford Bridge . He added: "We tried to change and switch some players to link better between us, and after that game it looks like a good decision, but it was the attitude of the players that deserves praise".

Sports Commonwealth Games 2018: Hurdler Sally Pearson set to withdraw with injury
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018: Hurdler Sally Pearson set to withdraw with injury

One of Australia's brightest gold-medal hopes at these Commonwealth Games , Sally Pearson , is set to pull out of contention after failing to overcome her Achilles injury. "Gutted, tears flowing, a lot of emotions, you could call it grief", she said of her emotions. She is expected to hold a press conference at 1PM.

Sports Qantas under pressure over Israel Folau's views on gays going to 'hell'
Author: 0 Qantas under pressure over Israel Folau's views on gays going to 'hell'

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has again created controversy on social media, after posting a seemingly homophobic Instagram comment. "@qantaswallabies @NSWWaratahs @pocockdavid and more are all allies of ours and our community" it added, referring to Australia's national rugby union team, the New South Wales Waratahs club team, and the Wallabies star and anti-homophobia campaigner David Pocock.

Sports Giancarlo Stanton booed after 5 Ks in Yankee Stadium debut
Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton booed after 5 Ks in Yankee Stadium debut

The moment most definitely was not worth the wait for Stanton and fans who came out to see him. Torreyes went 1-for-3 with a RBI single and was on base for Judge's two-run home run. Postponement • The game scheduled in Cincinnati between the Reds and Chicago Cubs was rained out and rescheduled for May 19 as part of a doubleheader.

Sports Oklahoma education funding bill signed; teacher protest continue
Author: 0 Oklahoma education funding bill signed; teacher protest continue

But something shifted for her a couple of weeks ago, when there was an emergency lockdown-the kind called in response to an active shooter-at her school. There were boos when she said that the legislature was hoping that the teachers would thank them and go away quietly. "So I think the teachers could look at this example in these other states to realize that they have a unique sort of leverage".

Sports Manchester City team bus damaged outside Anfield before Champions League tie
Author: 0 Manchester City team bus damaged outside Anfield before Champions League tie

City's dream of a treble - it has already won the League Cup and could clinch the Premier League on Saturday in record time - might have disappeared in a 19-minute spell where the visitors folded in a red-hot Anfield atmosphere. Guardiola paced his technical area, scratching his head. City responded with a swift counter-attack of their own but Leroy Sane, who had broken from deep, screwed the ball wide when he could have played in team mate Kevin De Bruyne.

Sports Tony Finau 'dislocates' ankle after ace
Author: 0 Tony Finau 'dislocates' ankle after ace

Golfweek are reporting that he walked the remaining three holes. He's set to tee off The Masters tomorrow at 12:43 p.m. The news comes nearly exactly one year on from Dustin Johnson's slip on the stairs on the eve of last year's Masters, forcing him to pull out of the event just minutes before his scheduled tee-time.

Sports Five prop bets to place on the Masters
Author: 0 Five prop bets to place on the Masters

Mickelson would overtake Jack Nicklaus as the oldest Masters champion (46) if he were to prevail. Can Sergio Garcia go for back-to-back victories? "This year I'm healthy. But temper expectations. Woods is not a fast starter at Augusta National , shooting in the 60s in the first round just once in 20 Masters appearances.

Sports Bayern mistakes could prove costly in Sevilla return leg
Author: 0 Bayern mistakes could prove costly in Sevilla return leg

Bayern equalised at the 37th mutate through an own goal as Ribery's cross deflects off Navas , wrong-footing the goalkeeper Soria , who couldn't claw the ball back at his near post. Sevilla seemed a little sluggish in the second, never quite adjusting to the tone Bayern set, nearly as though they lost some of their drive and spirit.

Sports Hughton refuses to blame Murray for Brighton loss
Author: 0 Hughton refuses to blame Murray for Brighton loss

It took until the 37th minute for the game's first big chance to arrive, but Murray missed the target with the goal at his mercy. We've got some very hard games coming up - our next game is at home to Huddersfield. It was a game I could not see us losing and if it's a game you can't see your team losing then you have to go and win the game. I think it's a moment that changes the game.

Sports Paul Pogba breaks silence about Man United boss Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Paul Pogba breaks silence about Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Lingard has been in excellent form in recent weeks; his first goal for England in Amsterdam during the worldwide break was followed up by a man-of-the-match display in United's 2-0 win over Swansea on Saturday. United's record signing Pogba reckons he and his global team-mates have a great chance of winning football's biggest prize in Russian Federation, although he also called on fans to not expect Les Blues to simply romp to comfortable victories in every game they play.

Sports Johnny Manziel: Browns didn't do homework on me
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel: Browns didn't do homework on me

Given that National Football League coaches really like guys who watch film and know X's and O's, as Jim Mora's assessment of Josh Rosen illustrated, the admission by the former Texas A&M quarterback might cost Manziel. Some are noting that Manziel quasi-blamed the Browns for his failures as a player. - Jordan Zirm (@clevezirm) April 4, 2018Great way to get back into the National Football League is blame the team that drafted you for drafting you expecting you'd be prepared to play each week.

Sports Simmons shocked at 'surreal' Dr J praise
Author: 0 Simmons shocked at 'surreal' Dr J praise

Detroit will be officially eliminated from playoff contention with a loss tonight and with Griffin out, I don't see the hosts getting it done against a red-hot Philadelphia team that has won 11 in a row . He hasn't improved much in the National Basketball Association, making just 34 percent of his jump shots for the 76ers, last among 221 players with at least 150 attempts in 2017-18.

Sports Golfer fixes dislocated ankle after horror ace celebration
Author: 0 Golfer fixes dislocated ankle after horror ace celebration

I'm partial to this view that tracks GT and the other members of the group on the tee box. Only 22 players posted official scores, with the majority of the competitors happy to have "No Score" next to their names after letting caddies and family members takes shots for them over some of the holes.

Sports Patriots' Julian Edelman helped stop a possible school shooting
Author: 0 Patriots' Julian Edelman helped stop a possible school shooting

The post said: "I'm going to shoot my school up watch the news". Edelman notified his assistant, and after Shannon Moen scanned the comments and alerted authorities in Boston, the 14-year-old boy was soon arrested at his mother's house in MI, where two of her rifles were discovered.

Sports Heat Fine Hassan Whiteside for Last Night's Expletive-Laced Rant
Author: 0 Heat Fine Hassan Whiteside for Last Night's Expletive-Laced Rant

MIAMI (AP) - Monday is the day that the Miami Heat will gather for the annual team picture. The team had no further comment, and Whiteside's agent Sean Kennedy did not immediately respond to a request for comment. It's not an uncommon strategy, and Whiteside is only a few days removed from a nine-game absence for what was called hip pain. "Thanks for nothing", Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.

Sports RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup
Author: 0 RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup

After all, Griffin did not play for a team in 2017 following him being released by the Cleveland Browns a year ago this past March. The Ravens have an established quarterback in Joe Flacco , although no one actually believes he's elite anymore.

Sports Why Chris Mannix Believes Celtics Could Trade For Spurs' Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Why Chris Mannix Believes Celtics Could Trade For Spurs' Kawhi Leonard

Brian Windhorst of ESPN recently revealed that several National Basketball Association teams are planning to call the Spurs and inquire about Leonard's availability via trade (h/t RealGM ). Will there be a deal sweet enough for San Antonio to take or is Kawhi Leonard untradeable?What's the story? Believe you me, he definitely wants to be somewhere especially like being at home.

Sports Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award: Klopp
Author: 0 Salah 100% deserves PFA Player of the Year award: Klopp

But Hodgson is staying well clear of putting forward his nomination. Kevin De Bruyne believes lining up next to David Silva in Manchester City's midfield has helped him enjoy the most complete season of his career to date. If it's nobody from our team, I think Salah deserves it. It's totally different, I played (against Everton), like a defensive midfielder, how you can compare me to an inside forward? "I am very pleased with how I have played and I didn't expect to be this good this ...

Sports Dallas' Nerlens Noel, Utah's Thabo Sefolosha get 5-game suspensions
Author: 0 Dallas' Nerlens Noel, Utah's Thabo Sefolosha get 5-game suspensions

If either player tests positive for marijuana in the future, they will be subject to a 10-game suspension. As it is the Dallas Mavericks only have five games left this season, so a dismal campaign for Nerlens Noel is over. Prior to the season, he reportedly turned down a four-year deal worth over $ 70 million from the Mavs and instead took a chance on himself with a one-year, $4 million qualifying offer to try and up his stock with free agency looming in 2018.

Sports Arsenal fans will return for Europa League tie - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal fans will return for Europa League tie - Wenger

It's about how well we play together, the quality of our game and how we want to play football. Asked if he would prefer the legs to be reversed, Wenger said: "Ideally yes, but then again if you want to do well in Europe you don't choose".

Sports Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins dies aged 61
Author: 0 Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins dies aged 61

The late player's family said they wanted to "thank St George's staff for the incredible work they have done to care for our beloved Ray". 'Ray leaves behind his loving wife, Jackie, daughter Jade, son Ross, and his attractive grandchildren, Oliver, Frankie, Ava, Freddie, Jake and Archie.

Sports Sox can't keep up with high-flying Jays
Author: 0 Sox can't keep up with high-flying Jays

Toronto's pitching staff has allowed 4.0 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Ever since the Jays' opening-day loss to the Yankees, in which Donaldson made four bouncing, sailing, terrible throws and later admitted he was going through a dead-arm period, the club's best player had been forced to serve as the designated hitter.

Sports Shohei Ohtani Hits First MLB Homer In First Angel Stadium At-Bat
Author: 0 Shohei Ohtani Hits First MLB Homer In First Angel Stadium At-Bat

Ohtani had endured a hard spring training, during which he hit only singles as he appeared to struggle against breaking pitches, but he seems to have taken to the Major League Baseball with new-found confidence. Ohtani is the first player to win as a starting pitcher, then start and homer as a non-pitcher in his next game in the same season since Babe Ruth in 1921, according to Fox Sports West.

Sports Prolific Salah and provider de Bruyne the key men
Author: 0 Prolific Salah and provider de Bruyne the key men

Belgium worldwide Kevin De Bruyne has been in wonderful form this season, and has also arguably been the driving force for the Citizens' impressive league run, which sees them sitting 16 points clear at the top of the table. "[This is] Probably the most complete". Liverpool fans will put a lot of pressure on the players but that is what it is. "That's what we want to do and, if we achieve that, then I'm sure we'll make it into the next round".

Author: 0 Conte not anxious about his future

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is praying for Ray Wilkins and his family as the former club captain remains critically ill in hospital. Tottenham are, in many ways, the team of the future with a young squad able to challenge in the top four and in Europe for many years to come.

Sports Bruins Lack Urgency In Last Regular-Season Meeting With Lightning
Author: 0 Bruins Lack Urgency In Last Regular-Season Meeting With Lightning

It might have lost to the Bruins only a few days ago, but the Lightning liked almost everything about what happened that night in Boston . The Lightning (53-23-4) was 0-3 this season against the Bruins (49-18-12). Over the past week, Chicago's Brent Seabrook and Washington's Alex Ovechkin became the 49th and 50th players in National Hockey League history to play their first 1,000 regular-season games with the same organization, and that group will welcome many members in the next ...