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Zidane hails 'difference-maker' Isco after win
- April 16, 2017

But with performances like this, he will make it harder for Zinedine Zidane to ignore him. And Zidane insists he wants Isco to stay despite his lack of starts and interest from Barcelona. Vesga was the architect of his side's first home goal against Real Madrid since October 1994, scooping a wonderful pass over the visitors' defence and Cop followed the flight of the ball expertly before dispatching a left-footed volley beyond Kiko Casilla. (more...)
Lucas Perez infuriates fans with Instagram post during Crystal Palace defeat
- April 16, 2017

It was Arsenal's fourth successive away defeat in the Premier League and left them seven points off the Champions League places with a game in hand. He continued: "We have to analyse the game". "One or two more results and we should be safe, but it's a massive night for everybody, and a huge week for us all". (more...)
Braves win as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park Braves win as Dickey pitches in 3rd Atlanta park
- April 16, 2017

The question that has been on the mind of many fans from around the metro Atlanta area ever since the Braves announced they were moving to Cobb County three years ago revolved around just how people were going to get to the new ballpark, and how much room there was for them to park once they did. (more...)
Kompany elated after leading City to victory Kompany elated after leading City to victory
- April 16, 2017

Saturday's match could be yet another hard fought battle between the two sides, and The Hard Tackle takes a closer look at the encounter. The 31-year-old Belgian defender gave Man City the lead over Southampton after 55 minutes at St Mary's and what followed was an outpouring of pure emotion. (more...)
Hull vs. West Ham live stream Hull vs. West Ham live stream
- April 16, 2017

The club's hierarchy have moved to back the Serbian after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Hull left the Hammers six points off the drop-zone with eight games remaining. "Me, personally, I like him very much". "Would I like to be two or three places higher than we now are, of course I would". We can climb up a few places if we win games, we can go a few places down if we don't win games. (more...)
Dustin Johnson Returns To Augusta On Top Of The World
- April 16, 2017

Fowler, who has never broken 70 a couple of times in any of his six Masters appearances, shared third at the Houston Open on Sunday with form that gives him faith his game is exactly where it needs to be. "Yeah, I would have liked to have won more". He also felt good about where his game is headed this year. Day explained she had been given a terminal diagnosis in Australia at the start of the year, and he brought her to his OH hometown in hopes of a more aggressive treatment plan and a better ... (more...)
Guardiola: Aguero starting to understand my philosophy
- April 16, 2017

Jesus, who scored three goals in five games after joining City in January, has been out since breaking a bone in his foot two months ago. "All three are outstanding players", said Guardiola, who then revealed he had been urged to sign Silva, then at Valencia, for Barcelona but was put off by the asking price. (more...)
Pineda throws Yankees to Major League Baseball victory Pineda throws Yankees to Major League Baseball victory
- April 16, 2017

Yankees manager Joe Girardi has yet to announce whether the 24-year-old left-hander will get another turn in the rotation. All of the talk had been that whoever the fifth starter would be wouldn't be needed until Sunday due to off days. The Rays took a 2-0 lead in the first on a two-run homer by Weeks off Jordan Montgomery , the Yankees lefty who was making his major-league debut. (more...)
Man Utd to offer whopping £20m one-year contract to Mourinho favourite
- April 16, 2017

The weight of history is unlikely to cause José Mourinho much concern, however, especially since his side has shown no small amount of resilience in reviving their Champions League ambitions recently, by virtue of their Premier League and Europa League performances. (more...)
Cavaliers Blew Big Lead In OT 126-125 Defeat At Hawks
- April 16, 2017

Cleveland was 2 of 14 from 3-point range in the first quarter on Friday. The Raptors, who just got Kyle Lowrie back from injury, own the tiebreaker over the Celtics, while Boston owns the tiebreaker over the Wizards. 2 seed over the next three games, with at least one layup on the docket (though as we've seen on the floor the last few nights, even layups are not a given). (more...)
Talented Liverpool missing a 'Gerrard': Garcia Talented Liverpool missing a 'Gerrard': Garcia
- April 16, 2017

Garcia was confident Liverpool would qualify for next season's Champions League and convinced that Klopp was the right man to lead the side back into title contention. "He has to improve in everything but he can and that's good", continued the Liverpool manager, who said that Alexander-Arnold is "closer to his 100 per-cent" offensively than he is "defence-wise", which is what the club are "working on". (more...)
Miles misfires; Cavs stave off Pacers 109-108
- April 16, 2017

LeBron James went without taking a shot during the first nine minutes of Game 1 against the Pacers . CLEVELAND (AP ) - LeBron James delivered 32 points, 13 assists and six rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted IN, 109-108. Time will tell. The postseason journey starts on Saturday. "I gave the ball up to try to soften them up and get the ball back", George said. "He missed, we won", James said. (more...)
Upset over praise for Antonio Conte, Jose Mourinho slams media's double standards
- April 16, 2017

Manchester United have lost twice to Chelsea already this season, once in the Premier League and once in the FA Cup, and Paul Pogba does not want that to happen for the third time . He's not only a finisher, he plays for the team. As a team and a squad , we are growing. In response to their taunts of "Judas!", he raised three fingers - one for each of the Premier League titles he won over his two spells as Chelsea manager. (more...)
National Basketball Association shut down plan for Tony Romo to play for Mavericks
- April 16, 2017

And that's not really what this is about". When the Mavericks finally ran out on the floor for warm-ups, Romo was with them. But he's already said he'll return next season for his 20th and possibly his final season in the NBA.In his farewell to his 19th season, Nowitzki poured in a game-high 21 points in just 27 minutes against the Nuggets. (more...)
France clinch men's Madison, Barker win first individual gold
- April 16, 2017

The Olympic team pursuit gold-medallist crucially picked up 20 points for lapping the field with just four laps to go, pipping Hammer by 59 points to 51. Barker then celebrated with the Union Flag. The first time was European championships, won it, and then second time just an worldwide meeting in Gent, and now the world championships and we won it again. (more...)
Brighter Day dreams of Masters win with mom watching
- April 16, 2017

And then Spieth fell apart on the 12th hole. "The game is good", Spieth insisted. Okay, well, if you believe the ability to skip a golf ball off the pond at the 16th hole is any indication. Wayne Gretzky and family will likely be following world-number-one Dustin Johnson around the hills of Augusta National Golf Club this week. "When you get to the golf course, it's still the same feelings", Fleetwood said. (more...)
Button to make F1 return at Monaco Grand Prix
- April 16, 2017

It didn't take long for McLaren to find a ready and willing substitute for Fernando Alonso , after revealing this week that the Spaniard would be missing the Monaco Grand Prix in favour of racing a McLaren auto in the Indy 500. "I think it's probably good for him", Ecclestone told reporters in Bahrain. The move comes as current McLaren CEO looks to expand the team's brand, casting a wider net over the racing world as a move into the American market could represent a new era in ... (more...)
Palace humiliates Arsenal, Pressure mounts on Wenger
- April 16, 2017

Arsene Wenger's frustrating days continued as fans were furious over his decision to stay in the club. The Gunners are in serious danger of missing out on the Champions League places following the Palace defeat and it means they are seven points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City, with a game in hand. (more...)
Jury acquits ex-Patriots TE Hernandez in double murder
- April 16, 2017

Hernandez's trial lasted five weeks and jury members deliberated for six days before delivering the not guilty verdicts. Hernandez was found guilty of one charge regarding the 2012 shooting: illegal possession of a f