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Former Aberdeen player Neale Cooper dies after collapsing at home Former Aberdeen player Neale Cooper dies after collapsing at home
- May 28, 2018

Aberdeen wrote on their official Twitter account: "The club is deeply shocked and saddened to hear that our legendary midfielder and Gothenburg Great, Neale Cooper has tragically passed away". Cooper, another man and two women were picked up by a male taxi driver at around 00:30 on Sunday at Union Street, near Chapel Street. "Anyone with information which may help our enquiries is asked to get in touch". (more...)
Watson ton takes Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title
- May 28, 2018

He became first captain to win 150 T20s when he lifted the IPL trophy on Sunday. He said throughout the season SRH were able to pick up wickets in the middle overs but that did not happen in the final match against CSK last night. Watson and Suresh Raina put on a swashbuckling 117-run second-wicket stand with Raina hitting 32. "After those first ten balls I was only hoping to catch up to at least a run-a-ball", said Watson. (more...)
Mike D'Antoni provides update on Chris Paul Mike D'Antoni provides update on Chris Paul
- May 28, 2018

So I think it's a game-time decision, whatever it is, probably doubtful or however they listed it or questionable. Las Vegas sportsbooks have the Warriors as a 5 to 5.5-point favorite vs the Rockets in Game 7. The Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will visit either the Golden State Warriors or the Houston Rockets in Game 1. They're champs. They're going to come back fighting, and they did. (more...)
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma offers support to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma offers support to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius
- May 28, 2018

But Scotland worldwide Robertson insists the responsibilty will be shared by the whole team. "Ok ok you think I was harsh". "It's not about him and the mistakes he might have made, it's about the team". The goalkeeper added: "Thank you to our unbelievable fans who came to Kiev and held my back, even after the game". A devastated Karius was inconsolable at the final whistle, eventually making his way to the Liverpool fans in Kiev's Olimpiyskiy Stadium to apologize for the personal ... (more...)
Justin Timberklake meets with Santa Fe victims Justin Timberklake meets with Santa Fe victims
- May 28, 2018

Timberlake , 37, visited Salazar with a gift in hand, according to an update shared by her mother on social media, Billboard reported. The singer-actor, who is in town for his Man of the Woods Tour, took time out to meet Sarah Salazar, a student who survived the Santa Fe High School shooting on May 18. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi sends clear message to Chelsea FC about his future
- May 28, 2018

Even at just 19-years-old, United States of America worldwide Pulisic is reportedly valued at £60m and has been linked to Bayern Munich and Liverpool in the past. He would probably be a starter at Chelsea from the outset, and has the potential to grow into one of the best players in world football in the future. (more...)
Former champ Wawrinka out of French Open; Djokovic advances Former champ Wawrinka out of French Open; Djokovic advances
- May 28, 2018

Dolgopolov has been struggling with a wrist injury since the Australian Open and withdrew from the ATP event in Geneva earlier this week. Novak Djokovic eased through to the second round of the French Open after a straight-sets win over Rogerio Dutra Silva . (more...)
Saracens just too good, says beaten Exeter coach Saracens just too good, says beaten Exeter coach
- May 28, 2018

His performance will have delighted England boss Eddie Jones ahead of the summer tour to South Africa , while brother Billy crashed over for the first try of the game and his comeback from injury looks complete. Exeter , who finished eight points clear of second-placed Saracens in the regular season, could not build on a dominant opening 10 minutes where a solitary penalty from Joe Simmonds was all they had to show for it on the scoreboard. (more...)
Barcelona star Lionel Messi retains hope of Newell's Old Boys chance Barcelona star Lionel Messi retains hope of Newell's Old Boys chance
- May 28, 2018

However, he says he would be willing to forgo another title with the Catalan club if it meant he could finally get his hands on the World Cup trophy. "Brazil is one. He added: "I'd like to live it, be it for six months or a few matches, but I don't know". Lionel Messi has reiterated that Barcelona will be the only European side he plays for, although he is still hoping to head home to Newell's Old Boys at some stage. (more...)
Chelsea legend Lampard confirms Derby talks Chelsea legend Lampard confirms Derby talks
- May 28, 2018

It's a big club with big history". The millionaire has claimed that over 20 serious candidates have applied for the position, but he wants to hire an exciting manager to take the reins following Gary Rowett's departure for Stoke. I am ambitious and will carry on speaking to them when I get home. Well, the latest surprise appointment could be well and truly upon us, and it involves former Chelsea and Manchester City player Frank Lampard. (more...)
Real Madrid set price tag for Gareth Bale Real Madrid set price tag for Gareth Bale
- May 28, 2018

After a week of training in Brazil, the national team travelled to London for 12 days of preparation at Tottenham, as well as to play friendlies against Croatia in Liverpool (June 3) and Austria in Vienna (June 10), before heading to Russian Federation for the World Cup . (more...)
Arsenal close in on Sokratis deal as Lichtsteiner talks continue Arsenal close in on Sokratis deal as Lichtsteiner talks continue
- May 28, 2018

An example is Papastathopoulos' countryman Konstantinos Mavropanos, 20, who joined in January and was the first signing overseen by new head of recruitment Sven Mislintat , formerly chief scout at Dortmund. The signing of Papastathopoulos would become Unai Emery's first acquisition since becoming Arsenal head coach, although it's understood that preliminary talks had already taken place between Mislintat and the Greek defender's agent before Emery took the hot seat at Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Kvitova through at French Open Kvitova through at French Open
- May 28, 2018

The American is expected to play at Roland Garros next week, where she has won the title three times, but without being seeded she could conceivably meet reigning champion Jelena Ostapenko in the first round. As a result, she played No. 29 Kiki Bertans in the second round and sister Venus, who was seeded eighth, in the third round. Otherwise, Williams could be forced to play top-ranked players in the early rounds. (more...)
Siya Kolisi named as new Springbok captain
- May 28, 2018

Kolisi becomes the first black player to be officially appointed test captain in the Springboks' 127-year history. "It's a huge honour to captain the Springboks and Siya and Pieter-Steph are two honest, hardworking men who enjoy the respect of their fellow players", Erasmus said in a media release from South African Rugby on Monday. (more...)
Twitter roasts Celtics for choking away Game 7 Twitter roasts Celtics for choking away Game 7
- May 28, 2018

Cleveland has faced the Warriors in the last three NBA Finals, winning in 2016 and losing in 2015 and 2017. For somebody to go through this their first time and go through a full National Basketball Association season - he played, I think, pretty much every game - and to be in these pressure situations in the playoffs, his composure, making play after play and really just poised and ready for moments all year. (more...)
Acuña, Jr. injures leg, back in game vs. Red Sox
- May 28, 2018

Acuna was somehow able to walk off the field, despite a pronounced limp, after being immediately tended to by team trainers. The Braves later announced that Acuna exited the game with knee and lower back pain . Acuna struggled in Triple-A to start this year, batting.232 and slugging.304 in 17 games, but that didn't stop the Braves from calling him up to the majors in late April. (more...)
Washington Capitals, Vegas Golden Knights in improbable Stanley Cup Final Washington Capitals, Vegas Golden Knights in improbable Stanley Cup Final
- May 28, 2018

The Miracle on Ice, only if the Team USA had to play the Russians roughly 100 times instead of just once, and still kept pulling off upsets all along the way while everyone stood around trying to figure out how it was happening. Both clubs boast goalies that have thrived in the playoffs. Fleury won three Cups with Pittsburgh, and he is aiming for his third straight ring. If the Capitals win the Cup, one assumes he will win the Conn Smythe. (more...)
Neymar: 'I would love to work with Pep' Neymar: 'I would love to work with Pep'
- May 28, 2018

Of course I have to adjust to certain things. He's different. I arrived [at Barca] a year after he left. "I'm still not at 100 percent", he explained in an interview in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. The Brazilian scored 28 goals and created a further 18 strikes in 30 matches for PSG in 2017/18. Champions League winners Casemiro and Marcelo of Real Madrid and runner-up Roberto Firmino of Liverpool will join the group on Wednesday. (more...)
Amir Khan has been accused of infidelity again Amir Khan has been accused of infidelity again
- May 28, 2018

Amir Khan has slammed claims that he cheated on his wife 17 days after she gave birth. Upon meeting Amir, Sophie said her friend pointed out the boxer and he ended up sitting with her - she noted "he looked handsome" in a white shirt as they "listened to music and began flirting". (more...)
McIlroy shoots 5-under 67, 2 strokes off lead at Wentworth McIlroy shoots 5-under 67, 2 strokes off lead at Wentworth
- May 28, 2018

It's tough because it's nearly like you're trying to play better than you need to when you see that". "That's the best round I've ever seen", said playing partner Alex Noren, who shot 68 and is just five back. McIlroy, who led by three shots at halfway, entered the final round tied for the lead with Molinari on 13 under par but a Sunday shootout at the European Tour's flagship event never really materialized. (more...)
LeBron Scores 46, Cavaliers Beat Celtics 109-99 To Force Game 7 LeBron Scores 46, Cavaliers Beat Celtics 109-99 To Force Game 7
- May 28, 2018

A nail-biting deciding game of the Eastern Conference finals saw the Celtics blow an early lead as James surged ahead on his way to 35 points. Elite in all facets of the game, James controlled the tempo and stepped up defensively to stop Boston's young, athletic line-up at TD Garden. (more...)
How The Warriors Unleashed Klay Thompson
- May 28, 2018

Without Paul, D'Antoni inserted Eric Gordon into the starting lineup and brought the ailing forward Luc Mbah a Moute back into the rotation. One game. "When we do that and we rotate and help each other, we're the best defense team in the league". "We still made mistakes, but we've just got to put a string of 48 minutes together". (more...)
Congressman Peter King Calls Jets’ Stance On National Anthem Protests ‘Disgraceful’
- May 28, 2018

There will be no club fines or suspensions or any sort of repercussions. "If somebody [on the Jets] takes a knee, that fine will be borne by the organization, by me, not the players. Some NFL players might be throwing another wrinkle into an increasingly volatile situation tied to Colin Kaepernick , national anthem protests and possible collusion. (more...)
Cavs 109-99 Celtics: LeBron dazzles in dominant 46-point effort
- May 28, 2018

It was the fifth time in James' postseason career that he played all 48 minutes in what was his 235th playoff game. "Greatness. Championship pedigree", Cleveland head coach Tyronn Lue said of his star player's performance. But the game ultimately came down to the C's going through one of its scoring lulls, getting behind by double digits and not making that one shot or getting that clutch defensive stop to swing the momentum in their favor. (more...)
Chelsea FC Pursing Mauro Icardi, Willing to Offer Alvaro Morata in Return Chelsea FC Pursing Mauro Icardi, Willing to Offer Alvaro Morata in Return
- May 28, 2018

Icardi who has scored 100 goals in 159 league appearances for Inter will surely be a brilliant signing, but Chelsea will face competition from Real Madrid for his signature. Spalletti insists the Argentina forward has not given any indication that he wants to leave, particularly with Inter having snatched a Champions League spot with a dramatic win over Lazio on the final day of Serie A this season. (more...)
Kyle Kuzma's Dream NBA Finals Matchup Features Kobe Bryant, LeBron James Kyle Kuzma's Dream NBA Finals Matchup Features Kobe Bryant, LeBron James
- May 28, 2018

With 3:20 remaining, he smacked away a chase-down block against Rozier that seemed to irreversibly start the Celtics sliding toward elimination, as the Cavaliers claimed a 59-56 lead after three. The Celtics' poor shooting doomed them to a brutal Game 7 loss at home. "Just one of those nights" was a phrase uttered multiple times in the Boston locker room afterward. (more...)
Danny Cipriani to start England return on the bench against the Barbarians Danny Cipriani to start England return on the bench against the Barbarians
- May 28, 2018

Mike Brown, normally at home in the full-back position, starts on the win with Elliot Daly handed the number 15 shirt. Daly stemmed the flow after an overlap was exploited and the frantic pace continued when hooker Jack Singleton charged through a hole before feeding Piers Francis the scoring pass.Ashton's hat-trick arrived in the 25th minute, slick passing and movement providing the chance, before a slippery run from Daly ended when Zach Mercer crossed. (more...)
Man United suffer setback in pursuit of 27-year-old Brazilian Man United suffer setback in pursuit of 27-year-old Brazilian
- May 28, 2018

Asked about the speculation surrounding Mandzukic, Marotta responded: 'The principle for Juventus is always that if a player asks to leave then, of course, we'll try to satisfy him at the point when motivation has dropped or there are other considerations. (more...)
LeBron leads Cavs in 87-79 win over Celtics, reach NBA Finals
- May 28, 2018

But before things were sealed, and the game decided, Tatum got off a raucous dunk right in James' eye that made many wonder if the torch was on the cusp of being passed. Up and down the roster, what was left of the Celtics impressed the players in the visiting locker room who had just barely outlasted them. "I mean, the bigger the stage, the bigger the player", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. (more...)
Prince William in crowd to watch Aston Villa lose play-off final Prince William in crowd to watch Aston Villa lose play-off final
- May 28, 2018

All three of the clubs promoted in 2017 survived relegation this past season for only the third time in Premier League history. It defeated Derby County in the playoff semifinal on a 2-1 aggregate and features the likes of USA defender Tim Ream and rising teenage English fullback Ryan Sessegnon . (more...)

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