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UK Police Stop Manchester Attack Intelligence Sharing With US Over Media Leaks
- May 27, 2017

The Special Deterrent force said in a statement on its Facebook page that Hashim Abedi had told investigators after his arrest that both he and his brother belonged to the Islamic State group. "We are determined to identify these leaks and to stop them". "I don't understand how he'd have become involved in an attack that led to the killing of children". (more...)
Celtics' playoff hopes rest on LeBron James having another bad night Celtics' playoff hopes rest on LeBron James having another bad night
- May 27, 2017

Instead, Boston pulled off one of the biggest upsets in National Basketball Association history in Game 3, winning outright as a 16.5-point underdog. Bradley's bucket gave the C's a 111-108 victory and ensured that there will be at least one more Celtics game at TD Garden this season. (more...)
Conte eyes Chelsea extension to reward Abramovich faith
- May 27, 2017

ANTONIO CONTE says he will sign any new contract Chelsea put on the table despite Inter Milan's efforts to take him back to Italy . "If they give me the possibility to stay here and extend my contract, for sure I will be able to do this". (more...)
Braun, Pina Leave Brewers Game With Injuries Braun, Pina Leave Brewers Game With Injuries
- May 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nelson Cruz greeted reliever Jacob Turner (2-3) a three-run homer in the sixth inning that overturned a 2-0 deficit, and Seattle stopped a five-game losing streak. Catcher Jett Bandy had two hits for the Brewers , including a solo home run. "I'm just trying to get my mechanics smoothed out, work on that and get back on track". (more...)
Ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open Ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open
- May 27, 2017

Having not produced convincing wins so far in Madrid , Djokovic will be looking for the big scalp to get his season back on track ahead of his title defence at the French Open . Fan favorite Nadal now has two wins in as many matches over world number 10 Goffin. World No.59 Coric, who won his first ATP title last month in Morocco, took the second break point to serve out for the match , sending last year's finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing. (more...)
Why I'm a fan of the Rockies Why I'm a fan of the Rockies
- May 27, 2017

If you'd like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts [http://www.villarrealusa.com/fanposts] to write your own post . Each FanPost will be entered into a drawing to win a $ 500 Fanatics gift card [ Contest Rules ]. This made for an odd schedule. Not bad for just being a game, right? At all. Seriously. I couldn't stand the sport . As a defenseman in lacrosse, I loved using my size to bully and punish smaller players on the offense. (more...)
The Warriors will take on the Cavaliers again
- May 27, 2017

James finished the night with 5,995 playoff points, topping Jordan's mark of 5,987. "When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a god, so I didn't ever believe I could be Mike", James said. "Honestly, I don't really care who we play", Lacob said, per The Mercury News, after the Warriors swept the Spurs. "I leave with a little bit of a bad taste in my mouth not playing as well here, and man you want to play well here", said an emotional Celtics coach Brad ... (more...)
Manchester attack: Beckham says United's Europa League win 'brings happiness'
- May 27, 2017

Manchester United's Europa League win on Wednesday night was the first in the club's illustrious and trophy-laden history. Click through the gallery above to see United's Europa League celebrations. With Juventus and Real Madrid (who will play this season's Champions League final) already qualified for next season's Champions League via league position, Manchester United will go straight to the group stage of the competition. (more...)
Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even
- May 27, 2017

When Spieth's game goes through these temporary lapses, like in 2016, it's usually his iron play that's the problem . "That would have been really, really tough for me to swallow if I missed this cut ", said Spieth , who has finished 14th or better in his four previous Colonial appearances, with last year's win and a runner-up finish in 2015. (more...)
Sarfraz Ahmed pledges to 'fight hard' to beat India
- May 27, 2017

Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat in their Champions Trophy 2017 warm up game against Pakistan at Edgbaston on Saturday, Samaa reported. Sarfraz, who took over from Azhar Ali as captain after a disastrous tour of Australia in January, spoke about the need to balance the desire for victory over India - one that would please many fans more than Pakistan winning the entire tournament - with the danger of losing focus on other opponents. (more...)
Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List
- May 27, 2017

Like, am I the reason that they're not that good? You can't please everybody, and I'm happy for my teammates though. "You saw that in Game Three against Boston". Would another title for James - evening his Finals record at 4-4 and nearly certainly coming along with his fourth NBA Finals MVP - inch him ever closer to Jordan in his stated campaign to become recognized as the GOAT - the Greatest of All Time? "I didn't go bald like Mike but I'm getting there". (more...)
Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators
- May 27, 2017

The Penguins had been trying to protect the lead and that got the Senators to within striking distance. "There was a lot of energy and emotion involved with that start". Head coach Mike Sullivan has tried to remain mum on who will start Friday night's Game 4, but Friday morning's team skate unveiled who will be in goal. (more...)
With Manchester attack wound still fresh, Man United claims Europa League title
- May 27, 2017

Indeed, Ajax captain Davy Klaassen continued that trend, by suggesting that Mourinho's side were "lucky" to win. Mourinho has received criticism for the quality of United's football, but he finishes his maiden season with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League . (more...)
Wenger laments defensive crisis ahead of FA Cup final Wenger laments defensive crisis ahead of FA Cup final
- May 27, 2017

Sir Alex Ferguson told Sky Sports News this week the pressure on Wenger was "ridiculous" but the Frenchman admits he is unlikely to match his former rival's 26 years in charge at Manchester United . It was a bittersweet moment for me because you know you've played your part to get there. "But I used to do this for 15 years, so I expect myself to be absolutely ready no matter what comes". (more...)
Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Conte
- May 27, 2017

Inter Milan have been keen to tempt former Juventus manager Conte away from Stamford Bridge , where he has enjoyed a superb first season by winning the Premier League title. Antonio Conte hopes he will remain in charge of Chelsea for a long time , but admits it will be hard to do so given the climate of modern football. (more...)
John Guidetti reveals his troubles after Man United John Guidetti reveals his troubles after Man United
- May 27, 2017

They are two of European's grandest old clubs, both have won the Champions League multiple times, and yet this is only the third time they've ever been paired in European competition. "He's confrontational, the team don't play great football, they draw too many games and everyone is exhausted of the tiresome football". I don't think we can finish seventh and I don't think we can finish fourth. (more...)
Nadal for the fifth time won the masters in Madrid
- May 27, 2017

Nadal looked in great control during the set and continued the advantage with 3-2. The pair exchanged breaks at the start before Nadal took an early lead. At the time of writing this piece (Friday), World Number 2 Novak Djokovic is set to take on Kei Nishikori in the first quarter-final of the ongoing Madrid Masters. (more...)