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Solskjaer says finishing outside the top four will not stop players joining

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The goalkeeping department has experienced better times than just now but David is ready for Sunday". "Sergio knows he how highly I rate him". The Manchester United manager has plenty of injury worries for the trip to West Yorkshire. "In long-term planning we have to think about being in the Champions League next year and the fact we might not be", Solskjaer added. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will order an inquest into their failings this season. Read More »

Naby Keita: Liverpool midfielder out for at least two months

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Keita limped off midway through the first half of Liverpool's 3-0 loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou during Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg. It's very good that Ox is there and he will be for sure in the squad. "Of course, he's not in a good moment". "Nothing good to say about Naby's injury, but that Ox is back is brilliant". Read More »

Ruthless Durant, Warriors finish off Clippers

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By the end of the half, Durant had put up 38 points after shooting 12-of-17 from the field - marking his career-high in a single half just one point shy of setting the National Basketball Association record for points scored in a single half in the postseason. Read More »

Ruby Walsh: "It’s A Celebration. I Was Retiring, Not Dying"

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Of all the Cheltenham Gold Cups (two), the Champion Chases (three), the Champion Hurdles (four), the King George VI Chase's (five), that was the day, winning the Grand National at Aintree for his father Ted, with sister Katie leading the horse in to the winner's enclosure. Read More »

Liverpool fans counter-punch Messi claiming Fabinho took one to the head

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The Argentine continues to defy logic with his breathtaking performances and his brace against the Reds , capped off by an incredible freekick, had the footballing world lauding the mercurial no.10. "He'll stop playing, but he'll always be with us", he said . Subscribe to Squawka's Youtube channel here . " Liverpool deserves much more than the 3-0 defeat, much more, but in the last two corners of the game, it could be 4-0 or 5-0, because the game was broken and then they couldn't ... Read More »

Liverpool won't receive title favours from Newcastle - Benitez

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Of course City are used to winning the title in tight circumstances as they did in 2011/12 on goal difference to Manchester United , thanks to Sergio Aguero's injury time victor. However, the number of goals scored over the next two games would also be paramount to the possibility of a playoff. A lot will say, "I wouldn't miss Rafa's last home match for the world", there lies the problem in my opinion, there is never a good time for self-sacrifice. Read More »

Raptors look to regain series lead after struggling in Game 2

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Embiid also had 10 rebounds, shaking off a pair of passive games and became the driving force on offense the Sixers needed as they chase their first National Basketball Association championship since 1983. Watching the way Leonard controlled play in Game 1 on Saturday night - 45 points and 11 rebounds on 16-for-23 shooting - perhaps he regretted whatever role he played in the 2014 NBA Finals MVP's formative pro years. Read More »

Ferdinand takes tips from Van der Sar amid United sporting director talk

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According to SkySports News , United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward met with Ferdinand over the sporting director position and wants to finalise an appointment before the start of next season. A technical director is an executive employed by a club to work with the first-team manager and the board. The Red Devils have also been linked with a move for RB Leipzig's head of recruitment Paul Mitchell, who previously worked for Southampton and Tottenham while current Ajax CEO and former ... Read More »

Jimmy Butler Showcased His Superstar Status in the 76ers’ Game 2 Victory

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Harris addressed that fact after the Sixers defeated the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their first round series, and after the smoke had cleared from Monday's Game 2, he addressed the team's first win in Toronto in their last 15 tries. "We feel like we followed whatever we had planned". Nurse took an ill-advised technical foul in the first half. Toronto Raptors forward Danny Green (14) warms up prior to game two of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia ... Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bail out Arsenal's defence against Valencia

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Many Arsenal fans will be disappointed to see the Wales global leave The Emirates at the end of the season, and Emery has now paid tribute to the former Cardiff City midfielder after having worked with him this term. It allowed Goncalo Guedes to flick the ball at goal but luckily for Arsenal it just went over the bar. Where would Arsenal be without Lacazette and Aubameyang? Another seven minutes passed before Arsenal took the lead. Read More »

Vince Carter Is Coming Back For A 22nd Season In The NBA

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Carter made the official announcement that he's returning for another season on his podcast " Winging It " that he does with Hawks teammate Kent Bazemore hosted by the Ringer. He is now tied with Robert Parish, Dirk Nowitzki , Kevin Willis and Kevin Garnett at 21 seasons. "I would like to", Carter said. The eight-time All-Star and two-time All-NBA selection has averaged 17.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game during his decorated NBA tenure. Read More »

Opponents smell blood against David de Gea, says Chris Sutton

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted he had no regrets over his decision to keep faith with David de Gea after another costly error from the Spaniard helped Chelsea claim a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday. Spurs' skeleton squad have understandably ran out of gas, but thanks to the profligacy of their rivals, one more win from their final two games against Bournemouth and Everton will guarantee much-needed Champions League cash again next season. Read More »

There's no one like Tiger: China's Li in awe of Augusta masterclass

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She said reporters will be invited to cover it as well. Trump tweeted his congratulations to Woods on the win on the day after Woods' April 14 victory in Augusta, Ga. So I think it will be a great time for us to be there". Varner's lone victory is the Australian PGA Championship at the end of 2016. "No matter who is in the office, you may like, dislike personality or the politics, but we all must respect the office". Read More »

Raptors regroup after worst game of playoffs in loss to Sixers

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Harris and Reddick need to get open and make their chances when they get them, while Embiid is going to need to dominate the paint by getting fouls and putting up close to 30 a night. Kyle Lowry went for showtime in crunch time and it likely cost the Raptors. "I thought Greg was outstanding", Brown said of the big man, formerly a Toronto Raptor. Read More »

National Hockey League makes inexcusable mistake by not suspending Brad Marchand

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Both of those things seemed to happen last spring in the second-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning after the Marchand licking incident and that was a big part of the impetus behind No. Marchand showed that after a year of good behavior, he still can't escape his immature and dirty style of play. Marchand knows he can keep dishing out the cheap shots without any consequences. Read More »

Ex-Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas stable after heart attack

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The former Spain worldwide, who won the European Championship in 2008 and 2012 and the World Cup in South Africa in 2010, was taken to a hospital in Porto . His former employers Real wished him well in a statement , saying they wanted to see "their eternal captain recover as soon as possible" while sending him 'all the courage in the world'. Read More »

YouTube to stream live major league baseball games

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A dedicated channel will be launched on YouTube TV for it. YouTubeTV games will also include a pre-game and post-game show, and will contain Major League Baseball and YouTube-themed content, including popular YouTube creators. "With the media consumption habits of our fans continuing to evolve, Major League Baseball is committed to both expanding our roster or national broadcast platforms and to presenting live games in new ways to our fans". Read More »

Ajax Manager Erik Ten Hag Gives Perfect Response To Pochettino

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Without their talisman Harry Kane , with no return date set for the injured striker, and the suspended Heung-min Son, Spurs lacked a cutting edge. His shot from range flew just by Lloris' post. Donny van de Beek celebrates. There was a suspicion of offside but unlike in Tottenham's epic quarterfinal win over Manchester City , when Raheem Sterling 's stoppage-time goal was ruled out, VAR could not save the London side this time as the Ajax fans celebrated. Read More »

Antonio Rudiger to undergo surgery on knee injury in Italy

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So we are in trouble with the centre backs. "We hope to recover him [Cahill] in one week". Having just returned from an original knee injury, Rudiger limped off during Chelsea's 1-1 draw against Manchester United on Sunday. Chelsea won the Europa League in 2013 and are unbeaten in this season's competition, knocking out Slavia Prague in the last round . Adi Huetter continued to downplay his side's chances despite a phenomenal season that sees them fourth in the Bundesliga and ... Read More »

Takeaways From Game 1 Portland Trail Blazers Vs Denver Nuggets

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He's arguably the best passing centre in National Basketball Association history and we've already seen that on display this playoffs, averaging 8.8 assists per game, flirting with double-digit assists every time he steps on the floor. "Anytime you get a guy that's as good as him on island, it's going to be tough to stop him". "Their big man is just phenomenal", McGrady said of Jokic. Read More »

Van de Beek gives Ajax edge over Tottenham in semi-final

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In the United States, the match is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. ET and will be televised on TNT, Univision Deportes and UniMas. Hakim Ziyech , the fleet-footed Morocco star, shone at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium , where Van De Beek continued to impress as he complemented a fine finish with impressive running. Read More »

Lillard's 3 at buzzer gives Blazers series win over Thunder

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Lillard fired the shot over the Thunder's Paul George from near halfcourt, and it fell through the net as the final buzzer sounded to give the Blazers a 118-115 win and a 4-1 series victory. Perhaps, though, the most cold-blooded moment of all occurred in the seconds between when he nailed his shot and when he made his face. "I mean, the series was over", Lillard said . Read More »

Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk Wins PFA Player of the Year Award

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And the world's most expensive defender admits he still has plenty to prove in order to be considered alongside the continent's elite players, including Barca's five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi . Last season's European finalists Liverpool are fighting Manchester City for the Premier League title - a race set to go down to the wire - and Van Dijk added: "I see what we have". Read More »

Paul Scholes's son warns Matthijs de Ligt not to join Manchester United

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After Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Tottenham in the semi-final first leg in London, the Dutch giants are well on their way ahead of the return on 8 May. Sometimes I stop and think: 'OMG I'm in the Champions League semi-final!' Since the injury to Ramsey, Arsenal have not won a game. We play great football with a great philosophy. Read More »

Paul Pierce thinks the Celtics-Bucks series is ‘over’

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Irving was his usual dominant self after finishing with 26 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds in the win. Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks' MVP candidate, desperately wanted to provide a spark and cut into a second-half lead against Horford's Boston Celtics in the opener of a second-round playoff series on Sunday. Read More »

Jon Rahm and Ryan Palmer team to win Zurich Classic

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The 42-year-old's wife Jennifer suffered with breast cancer in 2016 and 2017 while he also changed his putting grip after struggling with a twitchy action on the greens which sent him from side the top 20 in the PGA Tour putting rankings to 190th. Read More »

Trump hosts Baylor Lady Bears at White House

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Like the Clemson and North Dakota State football teams earlier this year, the Lady Bears had a spread of McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy's, and Chick-fil-A. Trump has hosted victorious men's athletic teams several times over the course of his presidency. "Not many people can say that". Apparently, this whole serving fast food to champions thing isn't going anywhere any time soon. Read More »

Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations

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The Ivory Coast worldwide suffered medial ligament damage in a collision with Mateo Kovacic in the second half of Sunday's 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Old Trafford. The injury could signal the end of Bailly's United career with the former Villarreal player linked with a move away this summer amid interest from Arsenal. Read More »

Dominic Thiem wins the title against Daniil Medvedev

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Thiem said that this title will give him a lot of confidence going into the Madrid Open. "Also, only the best players in the history of tennis have won here". The Austrian saw off Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-0 in 73 minutes to hoist his ninth clay court title and his 13th crown on the ATP circuit. "At one point today, even just getting a point off him was a great achievement". Read More »

El Ghazi red overturned as Leeds' Bamford gets 'deception' charge

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In freaky scenes at Elland Road, Mateusz Klich opened the scoring for Leeds after they initially looked set to put the ball out of play following an injury to Aston Villa's Jonathan Kodija. They played to come up to the Premier League, it's something at stake. It's totally remarkable and the whole world has to watch that. Only the referee can stop the game. Read More »

Blue Jays improve to 5-0 this year against A's

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Blue Jays: Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins said minor league SS Bo Bichette will not need surgery to fix a broken bone in his left hand, an injury that happened when he was hit a pitch Monday. "So unfortunately, it had a little too much top spin on it". Rookie Yusei Kikuchi, who made his sixth start of the season, worked as an opener and had a two-strikeout, nine-pitch first inning before calling it a night. Read More »