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Sports Virgil van Dijk reflects on title-race agony
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk reflects on title-race agony

The Reds' haul would have been enough to win 116 of the previous 119 titles and Klopp thinks Manchester City only reached 98 points because his side were nipping at their heels. Only losing once is some achievement, while two of the forwards finished joint top of the Golden Boot tally with 22 strikes. At Anfield, he was a persistent menace, using his speed and dribbling to terrorise Wolves' defence.

Sports Wilshere set to return for West Ham’s Watford trip
Author: 0 Wilshere set to return for West Ham’s Watford trip

He admits that after a poor start to their campaign, it is pleasing to see the kind of football West Ham displayed in the last month and secure a top ten finish. "We have one game left and we are only focused on that", defender Adrian Mariappa told Watford's official website. It has been a season of frustrating inconsistency for Manuel Pellegrini's men.

Sports Mason Greenwood Was Brilliant - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Author: 0 Mason Greenwood Was Brilliant - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his Manchester United squad to be fit before they report back for pre-season this summer or risk being excluded from the club's summer tour. Each player has been given an individual fitness and nutrition plan for the summer to keep them in top shape in the off-season and Solskjaer has insisted that if the plans are not adhered to, players will be dropped from pre-season.

Sports Race for Premier League Golden Boot ends in three-way tie
Author: 0 Race for Premier League Golden Boot ends in three-way tie

Coming off an inspiring feat in midweek, where the striker's hat-trick helped his side into the final of the Europa League , Aubameyang scored two second-half goals at Turf Moor. Shkodran Mustafi's superb block thwarted Matt Lowton before Joe Willock fired narrowly wide late in the half but Arsenal were ahead seven minutes after the interval as Cork's ball evaded Ben Mee and allowed Aubameyang to beat Heaton.

Sports FINAL - MI vs CSK
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Displaying the swashbuckling batting performances that West Indians are traditionally known for, Pollard smashed 41 unbeaten runs off just 25 deliveries, in an innings that featured three fours and three sixes. Having restricted the opposition to 147/9 in 20 overs, Chennai's bowlers joined hands in the big match to not let the opposition batsmen force attack on them.

Sports Abraham in awe of captain Grealish as play-offs hot up
Author: 0 Abraham in awe of captain Grealish as play-offs hot up

Gayle made it a final 15 minutes to forget for Albion when he slid in to try and convert a low cross but clattered Steer and saw red. And when it came to the spot kick, there was no mistake from the striker. "In the second half we were better and we kept our width better. To my mind, every time the ball went out he had an intent of walking towards to the ball", he said.

Sports Premier League Golden Boot: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane & Pierre-Emerick
Author: 0 Premier League Golden Boot: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane & Pierre-Emerick

The Egypt global was unable to find the net in Liverpool's 2-0 win over Wolves at Anfield, where they fell short in the Premier League title race as Manchester City were crowned champions once again. At kickoff of the last round of games, Salah was the sole contender for the award. Three African players ended the English Premier League season as top scorers with each bagging twenty-two goals in the season under review - 2018/2019.

Sports Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7
Author: 0 Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7

But they were all frozen, unable to do anything but watch. "We have to be more physical in our blockouts, we have to be super-conscientious of finding bodies running into the basket, and then we've got to rebound like some grown men", Nurse said.

Sports Jimmy Butler proves once again why Sixers must give him the max
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler proves once again why Sixers must give him the max

Here are four things to watch in what should be a hard-fought game between the Raptors and 76ers. After scoring just three points in the first half, Embiid took off in the third quarter. The Raptors are 2-1 at home in the series. Siakam is still averaging 20.8 points per game, but he hasn't been almost as effective since Game 1. "What he did today was lots of the reasons he was an NBA All-Star at age 22, as an NBA point guard with the ball".

Sports 'Inspirational' Djokovic wins third Madrid title and 33rd Masters
Author: 0 'Inspirational' Djokovic wins third Madrid title and 33rd Masters

So, he was in form. Since taking a month off after winning the Australian Open, Djokovic had also stuttered, enduring early exits in Indian Wells, Miami and then Monte Carlo . "I don't think I would lose the match if I played like Barcelona 2018 or Australia this year". Rafael Nadal suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Stefanos Tsitsipas , of Greece, in the semi-final of the Madrid Open last night.

Sports South Korea's Kang bolts clear in Dallas with sparkling 61
Author: 0 South Korea's Kang bolts clear in Dallas with sparkling 61

He just missed a 24-foot birdie chance at the par-3 17th, and finished with a 14-foot par to match the 61 Marc Leishman had previous year in the first Nelson round played at Trinity Forest after the tournament moved from Four Seasons. After losing his card in 2013, he played on the Web.com Tour for three years and then regained his PGA Tour card in 2016. 9 and 13 before three bogeys in the final four holes.

Sports White House suffers embarrassing typo as it welcomes baseball's World Series champions
Author: 0 White House suffers embarrassing typo as it welcomes baseball's World Series champions

They are all players of color. "I certainly understand his decision not to come, and I respect it". Price retweeted it, adding that more than Buckley's 38,000 followers "should see this tweet ". Not all the team members have publicly shared why they're not attending. Manager Alex Cora , a native of Puerto Rico, decided not to attend because of Trump's stance toward aid for the island since it was devastated in 2017 by Hurricane Maria.

Sports RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich - Football Match Report
Author: 0 RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich - Football Match Report

Rivals Borussia Dortmund edged a nervy contest with Fortuna Duesseldorf 3-2 to return to within two points of Bayern and take the title race to the final day, but Kovac backed Bayern to beat his former club Eintracht Frankfurt next Saturday and clinch the title at home for the first time since 2000.

Sports Federer adds Italian Open to French preparation
Author: 0 Federer adds Italian Open to French preparation

Number eight seed Stefanos Tsitispas defeated Alexander Zverev 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 to also book his place in the last four. "It was a good match for me, Stan is not an easy opponent regardless of the scoreline", said Nadal after his 14th quarter-final in the last 15 years in the Spanish capital.

Sports Aaron Rodgers Will Reportedly Be On Game Of Thrones This Week
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers Will Reportedly Be On Game Of Thrones This Week

There has been no announcement from Rodgers via his social media accounts confirming this, but there have been some subtle hints. If these rumors are to be trusted, he'll appear in episode five, airing May 12. Again, classify that one under "Highly Unlikely". A few weeks ago, Rodgers hinted at making an appearance in episode five of season eight. "After the second episode aired in April, Rodgers sent out a tweet that had a cryptic hashtag, " #episode5shouldbegood ".

Sports Wolves fans hand out some ‘professional-level trolling’ to Liverpool
Author: 0 Wolves fans hand out some ‘professional-level trolling’ to Liverpool

Liverpool certainly played like they believed that could happen, especially when Mane put them ahead in the 17th minute, meeting a low cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold and sweeping home from close range. In total, 1,072 goals were scored in 380 matches, Christian Eriksen's 75th-minute equaliser for Tottenham against Everton registering as the league's 1,067th goal of the campaign.

Sports Neil Lennon Makes Bold Claim About Gers Fans
Author: 0 Neil Lennon Makes Bold Claim About Gers Fans

The champions have already beaten last season's points tally of 82 but interim boss Lennon wants more, starting with the final Glasgow derby of the season. The last one's gone, we had a great win, psychologically huge. "All the players are aware it is a big game for the supporters with the rivalry and all the history which has gone before", he said.

Sports Moeen Ali ruled out of first ODI against Pakistan
Author: 0 Moeen Ali ruled out of first ODI against Pakistan

Pakistan , having lost 5-0 to Australia in March, are ranked No 6 in the world, compared with England's top billing, but... In the four overs which he bowled, Archer picked up a wicket giving away just six runs. In the minimal action we saw today, Eoin Morgan won the toss and put Pakistan into bat in a game that had its start delayed by more than an hour.

Sports Cilic Waits On Djokovic Or Chardy In Madrid Quarter-finals
Author: 0 Cilic Waits On Djokovic Or Chardy In Madrid Quarter-finals

The fourth-seeded Federer had eased past Richard Gasquet in his first match in Madrid and looked set for another comfortable win after routing Monfils in less than 20 minutes in the opening set. "I think I deserved the match at the end". In the third round, Cilic again lost the first set against Laslo Dere but he came back into the match to set up a quarterfinals battle with Novak Djokovic .

Sports The Breakdown: Portland must solve the Denver offensive rebound issue, now
Author: 0 The Breakdown: Portland must solve the Denver offensive rebound issue, now

Damian Lillard dropped in 32 points and, more impressively, Enes Kanter ripped down 14 rebounds even though he's fasting for Ramadan. "It was wonderful focus. Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 29 points and 12 rebounds, while Jamal Murray added 24 points and 10 rebounds. "Front-runners. And we can't allow that".

Sports Bolsonaro claims Rio F1 race agreement, São Paulo hits back
Author: 0 Bolsonaro claims Rio F1 race agreement, São Paulo hits back

The race would take place on a new track in Deodoro, a neighbourhood in Rio's west zone. "Then we came to Rio de Janeiro , and the racetrack will be built in six to seven months after the start of the work, so that on the occasion of Formula One next year, it will be held in Brazil , and in Rio de Janeiro ".

Sports Federer v Thiem in Madrid: Match preview, statistics & prediction
Author: 0 Federer v Thiem in Madrid: Match preview, statistics & prediction

Simona Halep is one match away from regaining the world No 1 position after she reached the women's final with a 6-2, 6-7, 6-0 victory over Switzerland's Belinda Bencic. Federer, who earned his 20th win of the season, skipped the clay swing the last two years to remain fit for the rest of the season. But his laid back attitude both during the match and in the press conferences afterwards hints at a more relaxed attitude to his clay court efforts this year which may help him play more ...

Sports PSG hit out at 'severe' Neymar ban following fan altercation
Author: 0 PSG hit out at 'severe' Neymar ban following fan altercation

Despite PSG's plans to appeal the ban, Thomas Tuchel said that Neymar and the club must accept the punishment. The French football federation's disciplinary commission added a suspended two-match ban to its punishment. According to the Associated Press , PSG players Gianluigi Buffon and Marco Verratti also were verbally abused by the same fan, though they ignored him.

Sports Willian and Loftus-Cheek urge Hazard to stay at Chelsea
Author: 0 Willian and Loftus-Cheek urge Hazard to stay at Chelsea

The leadership of London's ARSENAL requests security guarantees from UEFA for Armenian footballer Henrikh Mkhitaryan to travel to Baku and participate in UEFA Europa League final match, ARMENPRESS reports news.sky.com informs. "Last season, we failed at the semi-finals and this season we wanted to be better". However, Sarri has acknowledged that even victory in the Europa League final may not be enough to keep star man Hazard, who has been heavily linked with Real Madrid .

Sports Daniel James nears £15m Manchester United move from Swansea
Author: 0 Daniel James nears £15m Manchester United move from Swansea

He had been working as sporting director with Australian side Central Coast Mariners before returning to Old Trafford. Asked about a move for James on Friday morning, Solskjaer said: "I can't comment on every single individual. But, according to the BBC , no deal has been done yet for James to make the move to Old Trafford. "He brings a wealth of experience to this role with a long-established connection to the club".

Sports Hamilton - My former engineer has helped Bottas unlock performance
Author: 0 Hamilton - My former engineer has helped Bottas unlock performance

Ferrari is attempting to reverse a dismal start to the season in which Mercedes finished 1-2 through the first four races for the best start for a two-car team in F1 history. It has been Ferrari who have tended to start fastest on Fridays so far this season, only for their race weekends to eventually fall flat. Charles Leclerc had the third best time in his Ferrari, followed by teammate and former champion Sebastian Vettel .

Sports Sterling 'buzzing' for Liverpool after Champions League comeback
Author: 0 Sterling 'buzzing' for Liverpool after Champions League comeback

Arsenal and Manchester United will qualify for the Europa League, with Wolves in seventh place crossing their fingers, hoping Manchester City win next weekend's FA Cup final to allow them to qualify for Europa. "Sometimes you have that bit of luck, but you've got to keep doing the right things". We have the chance to be champions if we win our game and that's what we have to do.

Sports Cincinnati Reds to visit the Oakland Athletics
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His high pitch count was the next obstacle Fiers had to overcome in order to complete the no-hitter. Fiers tipped his hat to the crowd and raised his arms in triumph as he walked off. Oakland and Cincinnati will meet at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Wednesday. Their game against the San Francisco Giants on Monday in Cincinnati was halted briefly due to a swarm of bees .

Sports When Is 76ers vs. Raptors Game 7? Date, Time & Prediction
Author: 0 When Is 76ers vs. Raptors Game 7? Date, Time & Prediction

It had been his second straight ineffective game, the result of a host of issues: knee tendinitis that has bothered him for weeks, which has kept him from being in the best of shape; the strong defensive effort of Toronto's Marc Gasol, and some kind of gastric ailment, which he described, in terms that I will sanitize for this family publication, as "the poops".