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Liverpool bid to get stranded fans to Kiev fails


But the flight went ahead after a last-ditch plea from Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson to his counterpart in Kiev, boxing legend Vitali Klitschko, to allow the plane to land. He said he found out via Twitter, causing his heart to drop at the revelation. The city's two airports have been unable to accommodate a rush of extra charter flights, leading British travel operator Worldchoice Sports to cancel three flights on Thursday, leaving about 650 Liverpool fans stranded. Read More »

Crowd At Yankee Stadium Greets Rudy Giuliani With 'Thunderous Boos'


But he may be more known now for his role as a lawyer for President Trump , advising the president on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Unless you're Rudy Giuliani , in which case it's mostly just boos. Giuliani, the former mayor of NY, is now leading Donald Trump's legal defense in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Read More »

Las Vegas goes #nocaps before Cup Final


The Las Vegas native made it very clear that he'll be supporting his hometown Golden Knights, not the local Capitals, when the two teams face off for the NHL's ultimate prize. Midway through the second period, the Capitals and Golden Knights are tied 3-3. Not sure I've seen the commissioner as buoyant and upbeat as he was on Memorial Day, leading up to Game 1 of the 2018 final here in Las Vegas . Read More »

Salah to start treatment in Spain on Tuesday


Of course it's big because it's a final - but everyone makes mistakes". And this is where, we talking about it and the value of it, particularly when it comes to Real Madrid , this is where experience matters. The 25-year-old Egyptian immediately signalled to the bench and while aid was forthcoming and he did reenter the field after receiving treatment, the pain was too much to bear and Salah trudged off the field in tears. Read More »

Balotelli scores on Italy return in win over Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia will be in Russian Federation though and face the hosts in the competition's opening game in Moscow on 14 June, before going on to play Uruguay and Egypt in Group A. Italy continued to look the more likely to add to the scoring in the second half, and they perhaps should have done 11 minutes after the restart when Pellegrini again failed to make the most of a presentable chance, firing narrowly over from inside the box. Read More »

Nadal downplays Federer’s absence at French Open


Fourth-seed Grigor Dimitrov is bidding to win his first Slam title on his 31st appearance at the Slams. Zverev won Munich, Madrid and then lost to Nadal in the Rome final. "I'm still a very erratic tennis player, I'm young". He is simply too good for that record to be extended any longer. Elina Svitolina (+800), the woman who destroyed Halep in Rome to capture her second-straight title Italian Open title, is considered the co-favorite. Read More »

Former Aberdeen player Neale Cooper dies after collapsing at home


Officers were last night trying to track down a taxi driver who dropped Cooper, a friend, and two women off at the building where he was later found injured. He also won two league winners' medals following the Aberdeen's championship triumphs of 1984 and 1985, while he won the Scottish Cup four times and League Cup once. Read More »

Stuart Olding agrees two-year contract with Brive


FORMER Ulster rugby star Stuart Olding has joined a second-tier French club two months after being found not guilty at a Belfast rape trial. The move will see him link up with former Ulster and Ireland lock Jeremy Davidson , who recently took over as the French side's new head coach. Read More »

Cubs' Rizzo clips Pirates catcher in the leg on slide


Pirates manager Clint Hurdle argued the call and was ejected. Intentional or not, expect Rizzo to possibly receive some retaliation from the Pirates tomorrow. However, the play that everyone is talking about is his slide at the Pirates catcher Elias Diaz . If it's open season, it's open season. Diaz, starting for the second straight day while Francisco Cervelli dealt with flu-like symptoms, acknowledged he was in some pain but was never close to being removed as a precaution. Read More »

I Didn't Have To Think Much - Fabinho Delights As Liverpool Transfer Confirmed

Fabinho's agent, Jorge Mendes, travelled to... Indeed, it may not be Liverpool's only foray into the Ligue 1 market either, with the expectation that they will step up their efforts to sign Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir this week. "I will try to create my own history at this football club". Jurgen Klopp believes the versatility of "fantastic person" Fabinho will make the midfielder a fine signing for Liverpool . Read More »

Egypt star Salah to travel to Spain for treatment: federation

The really disgusting element is one again Sergio Ramos trying to roll over on to the player's arm with his full body weight. I feel sorry for the fans, I wish we could do better. No Liverpool players went to console Karius, who was pictured covering his face while disembarking the team's plane when it arrived back at John Lennon Airport on Sunday morning. Read More »

Tune-In Tidbits: Game 7, West Finals, May 28, 2018


When the officiating started to get weird in the third quarter, the typical game seven conspiracy theorists began to come out on Twitter . It seems as though the team actually does have no idea about how Paul's recovery is going to progress these next handful of hours before game 7. Read More »

Lyon In No Hurry To Sell Possible Liverpool Target Fekir


The report claims that Liverpool are willing to outlay £53m to secure the move, with the Merseysiders now flush with cash after a negative net transfer spend over the course of the season, receiving in excess of £70m for their run-up to the Champions League final and the £146m recouped from the sale of Coutinho earlier in the year. Read More »

Lionel Messi Warns Fans, Says Argentina Aren't The Best Nor Favourites


Another 5,000 places went to supporters of the Israeli national team, who subscribed to its games in the World Cup preliminaries, in a pre-sale reserved for them. Speaking in an interview with Argentine TV program Pasion por el Futbol , the Barcelona genius said, "I am more and more clear that, in Europe, Barcelona is going to be my only home". Read More »

Stunner! Defending French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko out on Day 1


She is only the second reigning women's champion to exit in the first round of the French Open a year later - it happened to 2005 victor Anastasia Myskina, too - and only the sixth at any major tournament in the professional era. The match umpire then asked both players before the third set if they wanted to continue, and they consented. Kozlova will face either former world number one Victoria Azarenka or Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic for a place in the last 32. Read More »

Froome effectively seals Giro title in penultimate stage


Now, Froome is taking a short break before starting his preparations for the Tour de France, where he is seeking a record-equalling fifth victory and would also be the first man since the late Marco Pantani to win the Giro and Tour in the same year. Read More »

Milwaukee chief confirms discipline for officers


Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales condemned the officers' actions in a statement as the footage was released. "As a human I was offended by what I saw on the video ", Barrett said. Kleefisch says the police reaction was "inappropriate. particularly if someone was non-confrontational". In a joint statement, the aldermen said they've introduced a file "to discuss and evaluate the current police policy and training as it relates to de-escalation, along with implicit and cultural bias". Read More »

Five matches to watch at the French Open on Monday


Nadal's stats in Paris are simply ridiculous. Based on the evidence of the past six weeks, it's resounding. This tournament will probably end with Nadal and/or Djokovic playing, but before the big guys finish the fortnight in France, dozens of lesser-known players will try to make sure they leave Paris with a large paycheck in hand. Read More »

IPL 2018: List of Winners

Led by MS Dhoni , CSK defied all odds and clinched their third championship on Sunday, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad ( SRH ) in emphatic fashion in the final at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai . Watson completed his second IPL century of the season off 51 balls with a single at cover off Rashid's last over before smashing the Afghanistan legspinner for two consecutive boundaries. Read More »

Houston Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 6 vs. Warriors


The Warriors outscored the Rockets 64-25 in the second half, limiting Harden to 10 points after the break. Paul will be officially listed as "questionable" for Monday's series finale, but Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni says it will be "probably doubtful" that he plays. Read More »

Loris Karius deserves respect but he should be sold by Liverpool


I don't take that for granted and once again it showed me what a big family we are. In one he said: "Haven't really slept until now. the scenes are still running through my head again and again". It's very hard right now but that's the life of a goalkeeper. "I think we have all the tools at Liverpool as well to help him with that". Karius gifted Real Madrid their opening goal, the final goal and also handed the Spanish side their 13th European title. Read More »

Justin Timberlake visits Texas school shooting victim at hospital


Wednesday night's show was the first of two at Toyota Center for Timberlake's Man of the Woods Tour. Salazar's mom, Sonia Lopez, shared a sweet photo of her daughter posing with Timberlake, and the duo were all smiles. Salazar's aunt, Norma Irlas, created a GoFund me page to help with her niece's hospital bills and to cover upcoming surgeries. On May 18, a student opened fire at the school, killing 10 people, eight of which were students and two substitute teachers, in the latest ... Read More »

Fekir to Liverpool is not close, says Lyon president


Most importantly, it seems that Liverpool have once again earmarked early their preferred targets for the close season and are beginning to make their moves to further strengthen the squad. Liverpool might have been one of the most prolific attacking outfits in Europe this season, but there is little to no quality beyond the fearsome front trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, especially since the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January . Read More »

Arsenal to sign Sokratis Papastathopoulos THIS WEEK: £16m deal close


It's reported Arsenal had originally offered £13million for the player, but were happy to pay the extra and meet Dortmund's asking price. Arsenal reportedly have a transfer budget of £50m before sales and are hopeful Unai Emery and the club's recruitment team will be able to pull off smart and bargain moves this summer. Read More »

Serena Williams wont be seeded at French Open


The French Open gets underway on Sunday. But despite her success in majors, Williams will not be seeded in the Open. Without a seeding she risks facing highly ranked players in the early rounds. Kozlova, meanwhile, is 24 and arrived at Roland Garros with an even worse mark for 2018 - 4-6. The British No. 1 has never won a match in Paris in four appearances in the main draw. Read More »

Al Horford, Celtics see shot at Finals slip away


The Celtics have seen him do it, after he averaged 33.6 points, 9.0 rebounds and 8.4 assists to eliminate them in the East finals for the second straight year. I think the Cavs have a better shot against the Rockets ... James, playing his 100th game of the season, logged a full 48 minutes. "I think it's a game-time decision", D'Antoni told reporters on Sunday. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup run helps local sports books


And they turned out to be real good players. Now, at 59 years of age, the old friends are foes. "With the Vegas Golden Knights poised to host Game 1 of their series against Washington on Monday, the City of Las Vegas is going all in against the Capitals' online rallying cry of "#ALLCAPS". Read More »

Neymar reiterates desire to work with Guardiola


However, he refuted the speculation when asked on Sunday. "They are talking nonsense". The Paris Saint-Germain forward has resumed training as he continues his return from foot surgery, having sustained a broken metatarsal in February. "He's a player that I like, that everyone likes". "The fear I feel is because I have stopped for three months, but it won't prevent me". The Brazilian was forced to leave the 2014 World Cup with a vertebral fracture in the 2-1 victory against Colombia in ... Read More »

Amir Khan slams report of affair with beautician as total nonsense


The boxer claimed she was "wanting a pic but was told to leave by security" as she was drunk. "IMO that's the reason she sold a story". "Quite odd at the fact that there is no photos of us together". Mirror Online has contacted reps for Amir and Faryal for comment. Disgusted, Sophia said, "He makes me sick. I can not believe this man." according to the Sun . Read More »

Another NBA Finals brings another huge challenge for LeBron


And with their backs against the wall, facing elimination at the hands of the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday, once again, James was there. LeBron James played all 48 minutes and produced another outstanding performance to keep his incredible finals streak alive. James was asked during the 2015 NBA Finals what's the most minutes he could see himself playing in a game with the championship on the line. Read More »

Klay Thompson reveals Warriors challenge after Game 6 Rockets win

Smart was told many of his teammates defended his 1-for-10 shooting in an excruciating Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night by insisting he is the heart of their team . "We've had to talk about that as a staff and think about what we would do differently, and we've got plans for that". For the first time since 1979, both of the NBA's conferences - the East and the West - will have their championship series decided in a seventh game. Read More »

Peter King: Jets’ anthem stance ‘disgraceful’

In the latest "Take a Knee" drama, Long Island Rep. Peter King now wants to know if Jets owner Chris Johnson would pay the fines for players if they gave Nazi salutes during the National Anthem. "But now we've got a situation, quite frankly, that I think is a genie they can't put back in the bottle". "And I would still stand". Earlier this week, the president had endorsed the NFL's move, saying that protesting athletes perhaps "shouldn't be in the country". Read More »