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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp intent on concluding transfer business early

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Sturridge finished the season with just three league goals and seven in all competitions, his campaign impacted by injuries and struggling to break into Klopp's XI. "It's a pleasure to have Brosque at the club and long may our form continue in the new season". "I wish tomorrow [to have signings completed] but unfortunately that's not really likely, " he told his postmatch news conference after a 3-0 friendly win over Sydney FC in Australia. Read More »

National Football League to discontinue 75-man roster cutdown among other changes

So in theory there could be even fewer players on the field in those final preseason games who will actually be on National Football League rosters come September. The preseason finale will be populated with more of those players about to get cut. One thing does seem certain, though: The new format will put more emphasis on strategy - something the Patriots marvel at. Read More »

Chile List Alexis Sanchez At New Club In Latest Squad Announcement

Of course, the future of Sanchez has been hotly debated for the majority of the season, and it seems that the player could be keen on leaving the Gunners , especially since they missed out on a Champions League place this season. Take a look at the best responses to Alexis being listed as an Bayern player in Chile's squad list on Twitter .... "He is doing a great job at Arsenal". Read More »

Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108

A 7-0 run by Boston again cut the lead to single digits, but as was the pattern of the first half, the lead was boosted and Cleveland led 66-50 at halftime, the trio of Irving, James and Love scoring 17 of the Cavaliers' final 22 points of the half. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs Try to Shake 'Weird' Loss in Game 3 to Celtics

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. " Al Horford made a great screen and Marcus Smart made an even better pass, and I was able to knock down a shot". "I've been confident every time I've stepped on the court, whether I'm falling out of bounds or shooting a free throw, confidence is something I never lack", Smith said. Read More »

Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

OTTAWA , Ontario Mike Sullivan isnt any hurry to announce who will start in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Fridays critical Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa . Aside from the fact they're one loss from elimination, they're still wrestling with man-advantage issues (0 for 4 on Sunday), and could be without their star defenseman and scoring catalyst in Erik Karlsson , who exited Game 5 with an apparent ankle injury . Read More »

Super Bowl 55 moved from Los Angeles to Tampa

The decision comes after it was announced last week that the Rams were pushing back the opening of their new stadium by a year, from the 2019 to 2020 season, due to unusually heavy rains that had delayed construction. Don't print bootleg Super Bowl 2021 t-shirts just yet. Instead, Tampa, Fla., was named site of the 55th Super Bowl . The greater Los Angeles area hasn't held a Super Bowl since 1993 in the Rose Bowl, but it seems it will finally have its chance now in 2021. Read More »

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

The Predators and the Ducks dropped the gloves with under:10 seconds remaining. "In my opinion, you can put [Forsberg] in the category of maybe two other guys, top three guys in terms of his skill and what he can do with the puck every night", Nashville defenseman P.K. Read More »

The best Terrell Owens touchdown celebration GIFs

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However, Pelissero noted the list of banned celebrations will still likely include "prolonged acts, miming weapons, offensive gestures, sexually suggestive stuff" and "twerking". "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown", Goodell wrote. Over the last five years, with the 15-minute period in use, the league has averaged about one tie game each season. Read More »

Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

Marcus Smart will get the start in Game 3 for the Boston Celtics in place of the injured Isaiah Thomas , per A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN. Now, the Celtics are left in a two game hole, are heading back to Cleveland and are missing the one player they needed most to find some competition against the Cavaliers . Read More »

Wenger hints at announcement after FA Cup final

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The manager has yet to announce whether he will sign a deal to stay beyond the end of this season. Laurent Koscielny (France), Hector Bellerin ( Spain ) and Shkodran Mustafi (Germany) are the current regulars in the Arsenal first-team, echoing Adams' point about Wenger being at his best with an English defence. Read More »

Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

James, in his 14th National Basketball Association campaign, ranked eighth in the National Basketball Association with 26.4 points a game and averaged career highs of 8.7 assists and 8.6 rebounds. "You have to have some type of adversity to be successful", James said. Davis barely held off Utah's Rudy Gobert for the first-team center spot, finishing with 343 points to Gobert's 339. Read More »

Juventus win record sixth consecutive Serie A title

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Accordingly, when Lorenzo was spotted wearing a Juve shirt in the post game activities, the young lad looked incredibly miffed. The Old Lady's positive results against their closest title rivals helped play a key role in claiming the league ahead of them, with Roma and Napoli taking just four points off Juventus between them. Read More »

Koeman says Everton to make Barkley statement on Monday

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The Englishman was given until the end of the season to sign a new deal with the Toffees and it seems that the Everton boss has now confirmed that there will not be a signature on the dotted line. The board will back me. Next weekend we need an answer. "I know when I took the decision that I can expect this question", Koeman said. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has revealed that he will hold talks with the club's board regarding Ross Barkley's future tomorrow. Read More »

Antetokounmpo earns All-NBA second team honors

Playing point guard, he finished first in total assists and second in total points, averaging 29.1 points, 11.2 assists, 8.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals on the season. Spoelstra orchestrated a NBA-record turnaround; the Heat went from an 11-30 start to a furious 30-11 finish to reach 41-41. Iguodala, the 2015 NBA Finals MVP , became even more important for Golden State late in the season after Kevin Durant was injured. Read More »

Bourdais recovering from pelvis surgery after barrier crash

Bourdais crashed Saturday during Indianapolis 500 qualifying, leaving him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. Davison, a 30-year-old Australian whose grandfather Lex shares the Aussie F1 race win record with Michael Schumacher, takes over a Honda-powered entry that turned in Saturday's two fastest qualifying laps above 231 miles per hour before a crash. Read More »

Aussie coach sees highs and lows in sevens campaign

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MacRae's troops reached the showpiece after downing New Zealand and United States of America on day two in south-west London - recording a first-ever victory over the Kiwis in the quarter-finals by coming from 21-0 down at half-time to win 24-21. Read More »

Atlanta Braves: What Matt Adams brings to the table

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Adams said he's looking at the trade as the best thing for his career. Piscotty also was dealing with some tendinitis in his right knee after a bout with the wall in Springfield but he said that was not a problem, nor was the hamstring. He is expected to miss at least 10 weeks with a fractured left wrist, and as the major league leader in slugging percentage (.748) when he went down (along with 14 home runs) Freeman is leaving a major void in the Braves' lineup. Read More »

Spurs take trip down memory lane

After the game, a closing ceremony displayed a video of the story of White Hart Lane and 48 club legends were paraded on the pitch under a rainbow and confetti as the club said an emotional goodbye to their home. 'To score the victor, to win the game and finish unbeaten here is something special, ' Kane said. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to play". Read More »

Eddie Jones: Group of death will help England

Being matched alongside France and Argentina in the competition's most savage pool during Wednesday's draw in Kyoto has begun the countdown to the global showpiece and logistical planning is already underway. Ireland face Scotland and hosts Japan with Europe 1 and the final play-off victor in Pool A . "I think the European qualifiers could be Romania most likely - we'll obviously need to be on our mettle (against them)". Read More »

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

At her first games since the hiatus, Sharapova was cheered on by devoted fans but she eventually lost to Kiki Mladenovic in the semifinal of the Stuttgart Open, and didn't achieve a high enough ranking to secure a spot in qualifying round for Roland Garros without a wild card. Read More »

Referee Steinhaus promoted as 1st women in Bundesliga

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I am used to this pressure and am convinced I will find my feet quickly. "My style during a game is characterised by intensive communication", she said. Steinhaus was designated as one of the refs at the Women's World Cup finals in 2011 and 2015 as well as the 2012 London Olympics . Steinhaus also confronted sexism the year prior while she was assisting during a Bundesliga bout between Bayern Munich and Borussia Mönchengladbach. Read More »

NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back

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Regan Smith will replace the injured Aric Almirola in the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Ford during the Monster Energy Open Race on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. "The doctors told me just be careful and don't let anybody give me a hug and all that kind of thing", Almirola said. Almirola is now 23rd in series points with two top-five and three top-10 finishes this season. Read More »

Real Madrid sets its sights on first Liga title in 5 years

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Real then head to Cardiff for the Champions League final against a Juventus side aiming to complete a treble this season. Karim Benzema quickly extinguished any comeback hopes by nudging home a Marcelo cutback from close range and the Frenchman and Ronaldo each wasted chances late on to add to the scoring before Toni Kroos knocked in the fourth in the 88th minute. Read More »

Mutko agrees Isinbayeva should leave anti-doping agency

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On Thursday, May 18, 2017, a bit over a year after The New York Times revealed the sordid specifics of a doping scandal that pervaded Russia's Olympic team, the World Anti-Doping Agency's governing board meets. WADA is scheduled for a periodic code revision in 2021 but is trying to take action sooner. "It can get done". Isinbayeva was not mentioned by name during the meeting but she was clearly referred to, and WADA's deputy director general Rob Koehler told his colleagues she would "be ... Read More »

McGregor breaks silence on Mayweather, Bisping on GSP fight

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I haven't heard anything about it. I reached out to Georges and he said he hasn't heard anything official either and I still haven't heard anything from the UFC or Dana White. "It's like these guys want to sit around - you've got Rockhold right now screaming, 'I deserve this.' You just got knocked out in the first round". " Maybe they need an active champion to fight sooner ". Read More »

Arenado, Rockies take 1st game vs. Twins 5-1

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Nolan Arenado got the doubleheader going with a first-inning home run, Reynolds added a two-run single and the road-tough Rockies beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Thursday in the first game. We worry about playing good baseball. TIGERS 6, ORIOLES 5 Victor Martinez hit a two-run home run off Dylan Bundy to put host Detroit ahead in the fifth inning, and the Tigers went on to a victory over Baltimore. Read More »

Maria Sharapova through to second round in Rome

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The three-time Grand Slam victor, who memorably triumphed at the All England Club as a 17-year-old in 2004, will not need another wild card in her quest to play at the SW19 qualifiers in Roehampton in June after amassing enough ranking points by beating America's Christina McHale 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the 2017 Italian Open. Read More »

Carrasco injured, but Indians' bullpen stops Rays

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The Astros chased Tanaka when Carlos Beltran added an RBI double with two outs in the second. Cleveland starter Danny Salazar (2-4) pitched five innings and gave up five runs on six hits, four of them home runs. Tonight, he threw more strikes, which is good. It was a big league debut to forget for Bradley Zimmer , Cleveland's top prospect who was promoted from Triple-A Columbus prior to the game and started in center field. Read More »