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Francesco Totti's cryptic message about 'new challenge' leaves Roma fans guessing

Francesco Totti's cryptic message about 'new challenge' leaves Roma fans guessing After the game, Totti read a letter to the fans, including: "I'm afraid". A special player who deserves all the accolades that come his way. On the half-hour mark Lamanna spared Miguel Veloso from scoring an own goal as the Portuguese sliced wildly at an El Shaarawy cross and there was time for one more opportunity before the break as Dzeko controlled the ball and drove it low at Genoa's under... [Full Article...]

Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals But they also showed how badly they need him. Now in 2017, the Cavs are going to the Finals for their third straight year and are defending National Basketball Association champions. Danny was right there, I couldn't get past him. "The way he's playing, he's deserving of all the credit he's getting", Irving said before listing some of the Celtics who shone in Thomas' absence. [Full Article...]

Johnson beats M's 6-0 for Boston's 6th straight win

Johnson beats M's 6-0 for Boston's 6th straight win RHP Craig Kimbrel pitched a ideal ninth inning for his 13th save of the season and his 27th in a row at Fenway Park, two behind Tom Gordon's Fenway record. It's a shame he has to follow up such an unbelievable start with a trip down to Pawtucket, but he'll get another chance soon enough. After Mark Canha was the final strikeout victim against Tanaka, Adam Rosales lined the 111th pitch up the mid... [Full Article...]

Kell Brook dethroned as Errol Spence Jr becomes IBF world welterweight champion

Kell Brook dethroned as Errol Spence Jr becomes IBF world welterweight champion It was only the second defeat of Brook's 38-fight professional career, while Spence significantly enhanced his reputation as he improved his record to a ideal 22-0, with 19 of those wins coming inside the distance. Prior to the start of his professional career, he was a three-time USA national champion in the welterweight class, moving on to represent the United States at the 2012 Olympic Game... [Full Article...]

Cloud Computing wins the 142nd Preakness stakes in upset

Horses leave the starting gate Saturday during the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore . Brown is much more than that, especially after skipping the Derby with Cloud Computing and aiming for the Preakness. [Full Article...]

Sevilla agree to let Jorge Sampaoli take over as Argentina coach

Sevilla agree to let Jorge Sampaoli take over as Argentina coach It is understood negotiations hinged over the AFA's willingness to pay a release clause in Sampaoli's contract with the Spanish club. Documents that must be signed by both parties next Thursday, June 1st. Sevilla manager Jorge Sampaoli is free to leave the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan and join Argentina if his £1.3m release clause is paid in full. However, they had been in constant communication sin... [Full Article...]

Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment

Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment Taking it to Twitter , she vented with her countless followers, stating that at least one of the agents, a man, made her feel "uncomfortable" as a result. To be treated the way she was for how her arms look may have been a very hard moment. Someone on Twitter criticized Raisman as entitled, but she fired back at them. [Full Article...]

Mourinho: I am very humble when I play finals

Mourinho: I am very humble when I play finals Marcus Rashford says the Manchester United players channelled their emotions in Stockholm , in the wake of the terror attack back home, to claim the UEFA Europa League title. "Of course you want to play", Rooney said. I am so happy to see the boys with the crutches with the trophy and now I am on holiday. "I knew people who were at the concert, so it's not easy, it's not a nice moment - no... [Full Article...]

United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims Manchester United dedicated their UEFA Europa League win on Wednesday night to the 22 victims who were killed in the bombing of the Manchester Evening News Arena on Monday. We were much stronger than them. The rule change was too late for Tottenham, which missed out on the 2013 Champions League after Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in the final when only four teams per country could qualify fo... [Full Article...]

National Football League eliminates 75 man roster cut down

National Football League eliminates 75 man roster cut down The measure was ultimately voted in, with teams now able to make one large set of transactions to get down to the 53-man roster limit before the regular season begins. Why shouldn't they all be active? Overtime in the regular season has been officially reduced from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. I really like this news. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong Arsenal needed Liverpool to drop points at Anfield against Middlesbrough , but it was not to be as the Reds beat up on Boro 3-0 to punch their ticket to Europe. We lost two centre-backs and that's a big blow. "He avoids surgery", Wenger said at his press conference. " Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks", Wenger confirmed. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid win LaLiga 2016/2017

They never dropped their level from the first game to the last.' Sergio Ramos also spoke after the victory, which also saw Madrid set a new record for scoring in every game of the season for the first time in their history. In Barcelona, Enrique was given a warm send-off at the Camp Nou as he was greeted with a giant banner reading: "One of us forever". However, Barca got back into the game wh... [Full Article...]

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback Kvitova, who now ranked 16th in the world, previously confirmed in a statement last month that she was back practicing and that she could well be ready for the French Open , though will reveal in a press conference this Friday whether she will actually play in the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. [Full Article...]

Germany out as Canada reach final four

Germany out as Canada reach final four Backstrom, Sweden's second shooter in the shootout, beat Canadian goaltender Calvin Pickard low to the stick side and Oliver Ekman-Larsson caught Pickard moving on Sweden's next attempt to go up 2-0. Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said Gibson wants to play in Game 6, but will be re-evaluated. Unlike Tuesday's game against Latvia, the Germans were not able to get the late equalizer as C... [Full Article...]

Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado

Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado Atletico have one final La Liga game at the Vicente Calderon before moving to their new home the Wanda Metropolitano for the start of next season, a venue in which Simeone will be hoping for more favourable European nights. Football is not only goal, he scores goals but also has these things. Real coach Zinedine Zidane agreed with Ronaldo, praising his team's "patience and calm" as they ro... [Full Article...]

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety NFL owners on Tuesday approved changing the length of overtime from 15 minutes to 10, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported. Had that rule been in place past year, the Chiefs wouldn't have won in Denver . That means that in the last five seasons, 1.25% of ALL games played would've been impacted by this rule change. yeah, seems really significant. "It's whatever floats their boats". [Full Article...]

Barcelona and the Spanish league that got away

Real Madrid's magical midfielder Isco has finally found his place in Zinedine Zidane's side as he tries to drive them towards a La Liga and Champions League double. "The team did many things well this season, but the line that separates triumph form defeat is very small", said Enrique. A victory over Juventus next month will give Madrid its first European Cup-Spanish league double in almost ... [Full Article...]

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino One man delighted by Kane's continued goalscoring prowess is world tennis number one Andy Murray, who credited the 23-year-old's purple patch of form with helping him to get the better of brother Jamie in fantasy football this season. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino labelled Harry Kane one of the best strikers in the world after he hit four in Spurs' rout of Leicester. "We feel so proud of Ha... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd La Liga title

Afterwards Zidane admitted it was imperative that a club of Real's stature should re-assert their domestic dominance. "It was very important (to win the league)". At 29 years old, Messi had another superb individual season worthy of the player widely considered to be the best in the world. The legendary Frenchman will now hope to complete a double by winning the Champions League, and becoming ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom 'funds' basis of wild card

However, she won her first round fixture at the Rome Masters this week which assures a place in the qualifying tournament before Wimbledon . On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. [Full Article...]


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