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Owen: Solskjaer will focus on Man Utd youth

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Don't think it didn't happen when Alex Ferguson was here. "It's not because of the current plight, or the coach, or the manager, or the current players". Don't think that if United lose players now to Barcelona that this is the first time it's ever happened, it's happened before", Neville said ."This club will never move away from being a sensational football club, it will have hard moments and it's having a hard time now" he added.The 44-year-old English footballer opined that missing ... Read More »

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee

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He was tasked with taking a picture of the ceremonial first pitch. Georgia even uploaded a shot of her about to throw the ball at him to social media. The camera is OK. Bailey is also backed up by a far inferior bullpen, as the White Sox rank 11th in bullpen ERA and the Royals are 25th, while also being 27th in opponent's batting average. Read More »

Anthony Davis meets with Pelicans' David Griffin in Los Angeles

Davis, however, is "highly unlikely" to reconsider his trade demand, according to a report from The Athletic. For the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans , a lot has changed since the 2018-19 National Basketball Association trade deadline when it comes to Anthony Davis . Read More »

The Gerald McCoy watch is on in Baltimore

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The Browns have the ability to offer more to McCoy with $32.7 million in cap space while the Ravens have $13.4 million of space. Last week, Carolina was reported to be one of several National Football League teams ( as many as nine ) interested in signing McCoy. Read More »

Bruins' Stanley Cup Final talk

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St. Louis Blues head coach Craig Berube said that defenceman Vince Dunn has a chance to return for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins were playing on 11 days rest and it did take them a bit to get going as they were down 2-0 early in the 2nd period. Read More »

'Super old' Federer to face ex-contemporary's son at French

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Fancied sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas also had no free ride against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien , fighting from 4-2 down in the fourth set in a 4-6 6-0 6-3 7-5 comeback victory. Nadal next faces Belgium's David Goffin . "I've known Kateryna for a long time. And that's the only thing that really matters". Bertens lasted 21 minutes in her second round clash with Viktoria Kuzmova , before dropping out. Read More »

R.J. Hampton skips college to play professional basketball in Australian league

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During a segment on ESPN's "Get Up," Hampton announced that he chose to play professionally in New Zealand instead of taking the more common "one-and-done" route. Hampton is hoping to follow in Ferguson's footsteps. After reclassifying into 2019, Hampton immediately had a strong case as the best long-term guard prospect among incoming freshmen. Read More »

Manchester United legends thrash Bayern in 1999 charity rematch

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The match was evidently one-sided, quite in contrast to the original game two decades ago when the English club had to rely on injury-time goals by Teddy Sheringham and Solskjaer to overcome a 1-0 deficit and win the cup. Everyone needs to push each other to get the maximum out of everyone - to achieve something. Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted that Manchester United should enlist former players to help run the club by praising the structure of German giants Bayern Munich . Read More »

Tiger fundraising top bid -- $75K to caddie

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While the golf outing earlier in the day at Shadow Creek featured an appearance by former Major League Baseball player Shane Victorino, it was Oklahoma City Thunder guard and former MVP Russell Westbrook who faced off with Woods at the poker table. Read More »

Johnson refutes report he was toxic as Lakers president

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A well-researched story by ESPN's Baxter Holmes on Tuesday detailed what has gone wrong internally with the Lakers since Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka took over, from Pelinka making up stories to how Magic and Pelinka ignored the advice of their scouts and basketball operations staff both at the draft and building the roster. Read More »

Arsenal hero Keown: Emery has Europa League prep all wrong

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I'll see you in Baku boys!" "Sometimes you cannot play every match with the same players because some players can be a risk for injury", Emery said. The Arsenal brass, however, performed a U-turn on their offer, which prompted Juve to swoop in and land the midfielder with a £400,000-a-week deal. Read More »

Wisconsin assistant coach’s wife, daughter die in crash

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Howard has been the Assistant Coach to Greg Guard since December of 2015. On Sunday , police said the Moore family's dog also died in the crash. 'We will miss Jen and Jaidyn dearly and we will put our arms around Howard and Jerell and the entire family, giving them love and support during this unspeakable time'. Read More »

Veteran Dhoni, young gun Rahul star in Indian win over Bangladesh

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With their top three - Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli - being world class, a steady hand coming in next is exactly what they want. Both added 164 runs for the fifth wicket partnership. Laxman instead, picked Ravindra Jadeja as his No. 7 with Hardik Pandya at No. 6. The fact that the Bangladeshi legbreak bowler obliged to the 37-year-old's wishes, just went to show how much respect Dhoni demands from the world of cricket. Read More »

Dale Steyn ruled out of South Africa's World Cup opener against England

Steyn is set to miss South Africa's opening two matches against England (Thursday) and Bangladesh (Sunday) and will be fit by the third match against India on June 5. South Africa will now be hoping that Steyn recovers as quickly as possible. "They're going to both make full recoveries and be able to take their place at the World Cup". Read More »

I’ll have made it, once I get the last title - Joshua

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I believe in all my heart it will happen. "It's a good fight, I'll definitely watch if it happens". "He's done a better job, he knocked him out earlier than me", he added. Yet, Joshua is robotic, a good puncher, a good boxer, but nothing stands out as a glaring strength, Joshua is good, but good by being solid at each individual skillset in this division. Read More »

From bagel to bust: Caroline Wozniacki's 'rare' French Open fate

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Osaka has won the last two Grand Slams while Schmeidlova has lost in the first round of her last nine, so there were eyebrows raised when the Russian won the first set without dropping a game. Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 46 years as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in the first round. Read More »

How to watch Bruins-Blues in SCF Game 1

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But once Boston shook off the rust from an 11-day layoff and started taking better care of the puck, St. Louis had a really tough time generating quality scoring chances. Louis is going to have to acclimate to Boston's effective system. Whether it was by accident or on goal we just got to take care of the puck. "We didn't make it very hard on him tonight". Read More »

Spanish footballers detained for alleged match-fixing

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Retired and active players in the first and second divisions as well as presidents and directors of a club were being targeted, said police. Mentioned alongside Saiz are former Leeds United loanee Raul Bravo, who the Whites once had on loan from Real Madrid . Read More »

Eden Hazard: European trophy with Chelsea would be ideal farewell

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I have done it during a full season right now, and I have played reasonably well. "I think generally at Arsenal there is not enough pressure", he said. The final is also likely to be Eden Hazard's final appearance for Chelsea before completing his desired move to Real Madrid this summer, and Willian has no doubts about the legacy that the Belgian will leave at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Keita and Icardi nearly cost Inter their Champions League qualification

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AC Milan missed out on Champions League football despite a hard-fought 3-2 victory over SPAL at the Stadio Paolo Mazza. Inter made hard work of their 2-1 triumph against Empoli . It had started the day an outside contender and stayed that way despite an 89th-minute goal from Diego Perotti securing a 2-1 win over Parma. It is the first time that Atalanta have secured Champions League play in club history. Read More »

Courtside seats for NBA Finals sell for small fortune

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The Milwaukee Bucks fell just short of reaching the NBA Finals after losing to the Toronto Raptors in six games, capping off their best season in 18 years. "I want to make shots". "We have new life now, we survived that series [against the Bucks]", Green said. Sure Toronto took both games in the regular season series but we know that Golden State saves themselves for the playoffs. Read More »

Bucks making NBA Finals could impact Giannis Antetokounmpo extension

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While bringing Kidd to the Lakers is mainly to persuade Antetokounmpo, another idea suggested that having Antetokounmpo in the Lakers is the management's big contingency plan should the current Lakers star LeBron opt out in 2021-22 season, which is possible as part of James' contract with the Lakers is a $41 million player option for that specific year. Read More »

Durant out for Game 1; Boogie questionable

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Barkley, an 11-time All-Star who now works as an analyst for TNT, picked Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors to beat the Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals. Superstars vs. health: The Finals should be a showcase of two of the best two-way perimeter players that the game has ever seen in Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard, but both are hobbled by injury issues. Read More »

Red Sox legend Bill Buckner dies at 69

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Buckner's family told ESPN he passed away on Monday surrounded by loved ones. "Bill fought with courage and grit as he did all things in life", Jody Buckner said . Buckner played for the Dodgers (1969-76), Cubs (1977-84), Red Sox (1984-87, 1990), California Angels (1987-88) and Kansas City Royals (1988-89). He led the National League in batting in 1980 with a.324 average and was selected to his only All-Star Game the following year. Read More »

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with victory over Astros

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After a period of circling over southern Ontario, the flight continued on to Detroit Metro Airport, where it landed safely. The Red Sox avoided a series sweep, topping the Houston Astros 4-1 Sunday afternoon. The right-hander has won three straight starts, allowing one run and eight hits with 24 strikeouts in 17.0 innings during this stretch. 2B Jose Altuve (hamstring) will start a rehabilitation assignment with Round Rock on Sunday. Read More »

No 'panic' for Tendulkar as India slump before World Cup

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During the previous edition of the Cricket World Cup (2015), Tendulkar suggested the 25-team Cricket World Cup in future. But it is the possibility of winning the World Cup as skipper that most inspires the flamboyant batsman, who has amassed 10,843 runs in 227 one-day worldwide matches, including 41 centuries and 49 fifties. Read More »

Newcastle takeover nears as Sheikh reveals terms agreed

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Sheikh Khaled, the man whose investment group is in talks to buy Newcastle United from Mike Ashley, is reportedly not related to Manchester City's owner, as it had earlier been claimed. Amanda Staveley , the British businesswoman, also attempted to purchase Newcastle, but talks broke down. Sheikh Khaled is president of the UAE Sailing and Rowing Federation and attempted a £2billion takeover of Liverpool previous year, but failed in his mission to do so. Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic Cruise Through at Roland Garros

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Williams downplayed the comments at the US Open, saying she no longer needed to wear the leggings because she found that compression tights also work to keep her blood circulating. The left-hander said the arm had been bothering her for some time and during practice Sunday, "suddenly I felt the pain". "I don't know if many people are convinced about anything in this life", he said. Read More »

Steyns fitness will decide team composition: du Plessis

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Faf Du Plessis has top-scored with 88 as South Africa coasted to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff. South Africa looks out to be one of the favorites for winning the World Cup, but when they enter this tournament, they are more or less called as the biggest chokers of the Worl Cup. Read More »

Dean Smith the lifelong fan at the heart of Aston Villa's revival

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It is Lampard's first season as a manager after being appointed last summer by owner Mel Morris. The scenes following the 4-3 aggregate victory over Leeds United in the Play-Off Semi Finals displayed the unity between the squad and supporters and did not take them long to sell out their 38,000 tickets for today's big clash. Read More »

French Open diary: Roger Federer keeps 16-year record ticking along

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Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki wasted a flawless start when she lost 0-6, 6-3, 6-3 to 68th-ranked Veronika Kudermetova in the opening match of the day on Court Philippe Chatrier. Roger Federer returned to the French Open and breezed into the second round with a 6-2 6-4 6-4 win against Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, four years after hitting his last ball on the Parisian clay. Read More »

Dan Gilbert recovering after experiencing stroke-like symptoms

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The statement adds: "He received immediate medical attention and is now recovering comfortably". The company statement added: "The Gilbert family respectfully requests privacy at this time". Gilbert is slated to make an appearance at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first PGA Tour event to be held in Detroit beginning on June 25th. He bought the Cavaliers in 2005, and the team has reached five NBA Finals since, winning the 2016 title. Read More »