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Captain Gianluigi Buffon leaving Juventus but not retiring Captain Gianluigi Buffon leaving Juventus but not retiring
- May 17, 2018

According to a statement by the club, the 40-year-old goalkeeper made this known in a press conference this morning. "In Wojciech Szczęsny Juventus have an excellent goalkeeper, who also has 13 years less than me". "As his sister and a former athlete I want to hear him say: "I'm stopping because I don't have it anymore", but that's not how it is". 'I'm very happy at the moment. (more...)
CEO Peter Moore: What Champions League success would mean for Liverpool CEO Peter Moore: What Champions League success would mean for Liverpool
- May 17, 2018

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino said he is enjoying the best season of his career at Anfield but remains "restless" ahead of their Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev next week. 'Let's just live in hope that Manchester United win the FA Cup and Ronaldo - our friend and boy Cristiano - turns up, scores a lovely little hat-trick, puts us out of our misery in the second half and lets us relax. (more...)
Emotional homer helps A's beat Red Sox, 5-3 Emotional homer helps A's beat Red Sox, 5-3
- May 17, 2018

His two-run homer was a tape-measure shot, 422 feet into the center field bleachers. A year ago through 10 starts he went at least seven innings in all but one. Chris Sale didn't look quite like himself, walking four batters for the first time all year. His start against the A's was the flawless example, as he went just five innings and allowed two runs on two hits, while walking four and striking out nine. (more...)
BCCI announces squads for Women's T20 Challenge match BCCI announces squads for Women's T20 Challenge match
- May 17, 2018

BCCI had earlier announced that Harmanpreet and opener Smriti Mandhana will be the captains, and the teams names have been announced as IPL Supernovas and IPL Trailblazers respectively. We've seen the Women's Big Bash League, the Kia Super League, and hopefully in a few years, the women's IPL. White Ferns captain Suzie Bates, attacking batter Sophie Devine, who holds the record for fastest half-century in women's T20Is, Australia's fine all-rounder Ellyse Perry, wicket-keeper bat ... (more...)
Griezmann fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League title Griezmann fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League title
- May 17, 2018

Europa League match victor, Antoine Griezmann, was coy on his future, after scoring twice as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille 3-0 to secure the trophy in Lyon, France on Wednesday. Now we are in the UEFA Super Cup, so he could play four finals with us. "He's given us a lot, he gave us a leap in quality as a team. So on a sporting level we aren't so far from the clubs that have more power than us". (more...)
Chelsea's skipper Cahill seeking FA Cup salvation Chelsea's skipper Cahill seeking FA Cup salvation
- May 17, 2018

He said, "I like to play for Chelsea ", Willian told reporters. "I remember that game well. (Cesar) Azpilicueta set ( Alvaro) Morata up once again for a great goal". For Gary Cahill it has been a trying campaign with poor form resulting in him losing his place at various stages of the season. The Belgian eventually joined Everton on a permanent basis before securing a £75 million transfer to United last summer and the 25-year-old has enjoyed an impressive debut season at Old Trafford. (more...)
Sports wagering is a freedom, not just a source of state revenue Sports wagering is a freedom, not just a source of state revenue
- May 17, 2018

Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher, who also serves as the House Majority Leader. Churchill Downs Inc. wasted little time taking a step on this new frontier. "You're now going to see casinos, if they don't already have race and sports books, interested in putting those in", Waldrop said. More than a dozen other states now are considering bills that would do the same thing, though Virginia is not - at present - among them . (more...)
Emre Can to travel with Liverpool to training camp Emre Can to travel with Liverpool to training camp
- May 17, 2018

And we've had the feeling throughout the [run] that we could have scored at least two goals per game. The Germany worldwide has been sidelined with a back injury since March to miss out on Liverpool FC's impressive win over Manchester City and AS Roma in the Champions League . (more...)
Raptors roasted for congratulating Dwane Casey on COY nomination Raptors roasted for congratulating Dwane Casey on COY nomination
- May 17, 2018

The Toronto Raptors fired Dwane Casey after getting swept in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The NBA announced the finalists for its key awards Wednesday , and it unintentionally created the most awkward moment of the season. (more...)
National Basketball Association has announced finalists for their individual regular season awards National Basketball Association has announced finalists for their individual regular season awards
- May 17, 2018

Meanwhile, LeBron will be back on the floor with his Cavaliers teammates on Saturday for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena against the Boston Celtics, who lead the best-of-seven series 2-0. The votes for the regular-season awards were submitted by the media in April. Dinwiddie finished seventh in the National Basketball Association in assists after being thrust into the starting point guard role. (more...)
Harry Kane challenges Mohamed Salah to repeat goalscoring feat Harry Kane challenges Mohamed Salah to repeat goalscoring feat
- May 17, 2018

Reflecting on his success, 57-cap Salah said, "They say I didn't have success here the first time". If Real Madrid win the Champions League , then they will take the place for the holders in Pot 1 , meaning Tottenham move up from Pot 3 into the vacant position in Pot 2 . (more...)
Sergio Ramos targets Sergio Ramos targets "dream" Champions League final victory over Liverpool
- May 17, 2018

The Brazilian global has scored 26 goals in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's side, including 10 in the Champions League . "I am a little bit annoyed, because I always want more and I am never satisfied". "There are moments..." Klopp began, when asked to explain such passages of play. "All sportsmen know that". 'In our case, we've played in the Champions League without pressure most of the time, ' said Klopp. (more...)
Family says 10-year-old bitten by shark on Hilton Head Island Family says 10-year-old bitten by shark on Hilton Head Island
- May 17, 2018

The Island Packet newspaper reported that on Sunday afternoon, Jei Turrell was bitten on the forearm at nearby Hilton Head beach. Jei's mother, Tonya Turrell, says when her son first came out of the water screaming "shark" she thought he was joking - until she saw his arm. (more...)
The Bucks Are Bringing In Giannis Antetokounmpo To Recruit Mike Budenholzer The Bucks Are Bringing In Giannis Antetokounmpo To Recruit Mike Budenholzer
- May 17, 2018

Budenholzer has experience as an National Basketball Association head coach, having last coached the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-18. Reports indicate Budenholzer had breakfast on Wednesday morning, May 16 with Bucks players Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton . (more...)
FA Cup Final: When and where to watch the game this Saturday FA Cup Final: When and where to watch the game this Saturday
- May 17, 2018

Having missed out on Champions League football for next season, many expect the Wembley showpiece to be the Italian's final match in charge at Stamford Bridge, regardless of the outcome. But, although United finished with 12 more points than last term and secured our highest league finish since 2012/13, the prospect of silverware makes Saturday's clash against the Blues a season-defining one. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton Contract 'Almost Sorted', Toto Wolff Says Lewis Hamilton Contract 'Almost Sorted', Toto Wolff Says
- May 17, 2018

Despite winning in Spain after one victory in the opening four grands prix previous year, it did not turn out to be the race that kick-started his season. He added: "If we were to look at others, Daniel is definitely among them". Raikkonen's retirement made it a bad day for Ferrari, and one few saw coming after Vettel won in Australia and Bahrain, and arguably should have in Azerbaijan before the chaotic end to the race in Baku. (more...)
Women's Tennis and Men's Golf Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Women's Tennis and Men's Golf Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition
- May 17, 2018

The Chippewas have earned a spot in the top 10 in each of the four seasons since the program's resurrection in fall, 2014. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team's academic performance. (more...)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's daughter Ziva dances to DJ Bravo's 'Champion' -Watch video Mahendra Singh Dhoni's daughter Ziva dances to DJ Bravo's 'Champion' -Watch video
- May 17, 2018

The West Indies all-rounder is one of the most entertaining cricketers and is also a musician/DJ. Suresh Raina thanked all the fans and players for wishing his daughter on her birthday. After qualifying for the playoffs, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are finding a new reason to party hard every now and then. Micheal Hussey and L Balaji are back on board with CSK, coaching the team from behind the lines. (more...)
Justify sets off for Baltimore ahead of Preakness Stakes Justify sets off for Baltimore ahead of Preakness Stakes
- May 17, 2018

Good Magic was a game second-place finisher to Justify at the Kentucky Derby . You can follow Preakness Prep and some of the days earlier races on NBC Sports starting at 2:30 p.m., with coverage switching over to NBC at 5 p.m. The race for the Triple Crown is back on this weekend as the fastest horses in the world make their way to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes . (more...)
Nick Saban does not think UCF is national champion Nick Saban does not think UCF is national champion
- May 17, 2018

Alabama did, when it walked off a victor in overtime of the College Football Playoff National Championship matchup against Georgia in Atlanta in January. Langer knows all about it, as like Saban, his relentless pursuit of success involves an enviable work ethic, a strict diet and a workout regime that will make you sore just thinking about it. (more...)

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