Europa League final: Ajax a 'spectacularly entertaining' side

Asked about its impact on United's preparations, he said: "We've got a job to do [on Wednesday], no question about that, and that hasn't been changed but I think what happened last night really put things into perspective". The United players, with hearts full of sadness over the 22 victims killed by an ISIS suicide bomber, will do their best to win this game not just for themselves, but for their home town. Read More

Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

SAN ANTONIO (AP ) - Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Fans will remember how the Spurs were crushing the Golden State Warriors until Leonard's ankle injury. "We played the San Antonio Spurs ". He only scored 8 points and had 7 rebounds. But then came the Warriors. Pachulia and his family have received death threats from fans who blame him for Leonard's absence after his controversial close-out that San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich called "dangerous" and ... Read More

Stanley music to Nashville's ears

Stanley music to Nashville's ears

No matter the shot margin, no matter how dire the situation looked for a stretch of the third period, the Nashville Predators were determined to keep their date with history Monday night. "We couldn't get bodies in front of Rinne like we wanted, and we let him see too many shots". But this Predators team and their noisy fans were not going to be denied. Read More

Jon Lester: Lester whiffs 10 in complete game vs. Giants

Blach was pulled after the first three batters reached in the eighth. "Just little things. It's nothing major", Panik was quoted saying. Schwarber, who has seven homers, said it felt as good as it looked. Blach hurled a five-hitter through seven shutout innings before the Cubs pounced in the eighth inning. "To skip a start I really have to not throw anymore", he said through an interpreter. Read More

Destiny 2 Gameplay Revealed in Addition to Loads of New Features

Destiny 2 Gameplay Revealed in Addition to Loads of New Features

In-game rewards will be shared among all members, Bungie said. However, in a more text-heavy press release issued after the show, there's a decent summary of what we can expect in the PC release . Speaking with PC Gamer , game director Luke Smith has now revealed the PC version of the game might not be available at the console launch, with a potentially delayed release at a later point in time. Read More

Destiny 2 filled with incredible things to do, say developers

Destiny 2 filled with incredible things to do, say developers

We've heard that across the board, so we have looked at our tech and tried to figure out "okay, where can we optimize, how can we reduce that". Bungie is said to do the same thing with its upcoming first-person shooter game "Destiny 2". Read More

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus close after 146 years

The big top came down in NY in front of a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum after 146 years, NBC News reported. "The decision was even more hard because of the unbelievable fans that have become part of our extended circus family over the years, and we are extremely grateful to the millions of families who have made Ringling Bros. Read More

Nacho free to face Celta Vigo after Real Madrid win appeal

Real Madrid have won their appeal against Nacho's suspension and are subsequently able to play the defender in their crucial LaLiga away match against Celta Vigo on Wednesday. Yet somehow, me missed. This game was originally scheduled for February but had to be postponed due to storm damage at Balaidos, with its rearrangement for the final week of the season creating some extra drama. Read More

Stan Kroenke to turn down Alisher Usmanov's bid for Arsenal?

Usmanov's approach, which he made last month, valued the club at $2 bln, the FT said. Standard Sport understands there are members of Arsenal's board who are sympathetic to Usmanov's overtures, not least due to the growing fan unrest towards Kroenke and his stewardship of the club. Read More

ESPN Chief John Skipper Defends Recent Firings as a Response to Change

ESPN Chief John Skipper Defends Recent Firings as a Response to Change

Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic have been together for almost 18 years on the set of Mike & Mike. While the affable anchor's inoffensive style meshes well with a certain percentage of people, the networks -- CBS, ABC and NBC -- already have the market cornered on breezy morning talk. Read More

John Stones set to return for Manchester City's final two games

The match against West Brom is fourth-placed City's final home game of a disappointing campaign, in which they will end the season without silverware but finish third in the league if they win their two remaining fixtures. He previously found success with Barcelona , winning La Liga three times and the UEFA Champions League twice. "I am not staying here because I am Pep or what I have done a long time ago, I know what the problem is", he explained. Read More

ICC Champions Trophy tournament director praises ticket sales

ICC Champions Trophy tournament director praises ticket sales

The Karnataka batsman said in his interview with PTI , "It's been just a month that I had this surgery. So aiming for sometime in August for comeback, probably can make a comeback for the Sri Lanka series", he said on Monday. I will take care of my recovery and come back stronger", he pointed out. He revealed that he was looking forward to being part of the Champions Trophy, which would have been his first ICC tournament and conceded that he was a bit frustrated at failing to recover in ... Read More

IPL 2017 team review: Royal Challengers Bangalore, collectively abject

IPL 2017 team review: Royal Challengers Bangalore, collectively abject

Hence they finish this tournament with this match . Negi was RCB's most successful bowler, finishing with figures of 3/10 in two overs. It was a much-needed for RCB fans who despite of poor performances, kept supporting their team and nearly every match at RCB's home ground i.e. Read More

Stones set to return for Man City's final two games

Yaya Toure's agent has denied reports that he has received an offer for a new Manchester City contract. Pep Guardiola has admitted Barcelona and Bayern Munich would have sacked him if he had achieved similar results to those of his disappointing first season at Manchester City . Read More

Diamondbacks catcher Iannetta takes pitch to face

His home run highlighted a seven-run third inning. He walked shortstop Jordy Mercer to lead -off the Bucos third, but Mercer was then tossed out by catcher Jeff Mathis on an attempt to steal second. Earlier in the at-bat, Polanco narrowly missed a homer with a towering foul ball to right. For manager Torey Lovullo, the challenge ahead is to harness that energy away from Chase Field. Read More

Kevin Durant recalls his NBA Draft combine

I don't know if he'll be any good, but once teams get past that Dennis Smith/Lauri Markkanen threshold, you've got to reach for the stars. Durant, however, doesn't take issue with the combine itself, and feels it's fine for players who are trying to navigate their way into the first round. Read More

Severe storm threat continues in Oklahoma and Texas

Severe storm threat continues in Oklahoma and Texas

Current regional weather radar mosaic... We could see another round of precipitation and severe weather Wednesday afternoon if the morning rain clears out fast enough. We can have tornadoes in any month; they're just much less common without the larger-scale storm systems driving the thunderstorms. The forecast for early next week calls for more sunshine and high the mid-70s. Read More

WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

It was reported that Gordon was speeding and had a blood-alcochol content of.09, above the legal limit. Gordon's agent terminated their business relationship about two weeks before the league ruled against reinstatement, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson . Read More

Antonio Conte ranks Premier League triumph in career

Antonio Conte ranks Premier League triumph in career

The season has been a cracker for Chelsea so they will want to end it with a bang. Chelsea moved within three points of clinching the Premier League title with a 3-0 victory that condemned Middlesbrough to relegation Monday after goals from Spaniards Diego Costa and Marcos Alonso plus a tap-in by Nemanja Matic. Read More

Phil Jagielka admits his future at Everton is uncertain

We are already trying to get players in for next season in the front positions. "At the moment I want my players concentrated on the next three games". Only this week we saw the Dutchman offer the sternest of ultimatums to the indecisive Ross Barkley - either sign a new contract in the next two weeks or find a new club. Read More

This ridiculous catch by Kevin Pillar leaves Blue Jays, everyone else speechless

This ridiculous catch by Kevin Pillar leaves Blue Jays, everyone else speechless

Blue Jays fans know this having watched it in person, so they will be flinching in anticipation of the damage he might inflict in the final two games of the series. "EDDIE!" hours before the first pitch. "It looked like he was touched", Francona said. "I thought it was nice all the way around". He left his previous one after three innings because of tightness in his armpit. Read More

Eugenie Bouchard defeats Maria Sharapova in second-round match at Madrid Open

Eugenie Bouchard defeats Maria Sharapova in second-round match at Madrid Open

Labelling Sharapova as a "cheater", Bouchard had last week suggested that the Russian player should have been kicked out of the sport for life, instead of welcoming her with a series of wildcards for high-profile tournaments. Bouchard has been in terrible form, but she played here with the confidence she showed en route to the Wimbledon final of 2014, and did not seem remotely fazed when Sharapova ran away with the second set. Read More

Kane urges Spurs to finish games off after Chelsea defeat

Kane urges Spurs to finish games off after Chelsea defeat

Hugo Lloris believes "everything is possible" in Tottenham's Premier League title run-in with leaders Chelsea . Spurs and Lloris are next in action against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday night, while Chelsea play host to Claude Puel's Southampton on Tuesday. Read More

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

Right-handed pitcher Joe Colon was recalled from the AAA Columbus Clippers to fill Kluber's roster spot. In the star slugger's first game since being sidelined, the Detroit Tigers weren't taking any chances with his health. He came in with a fever. "The groin did tighten a little bit - not like it pulled, but it did tighten, so we just played it cautious and got him out of there". Read More

Kisner's eagle forces Monday playoff at Zurich Classic

Kisner's eagle forces Monday playoff at Zurich Classic

The victory came in the first team event on the PGA tour since 1981. Due to inclement weather conditions there was a long delay earlier in the day so the four players have to return on Monday morning (US) to decide the victor. While Blixt already held a spot in this year's PLAYERS Championship because of his top-125 finish in last year's FedExCup standings, Smith earned his spot after coming away with the Zurich title on Monday. Read More