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Sports Swans on course for survival, predicts confident Llorente
Author: 0 Swans on course for survival, predicts confident Llorente

Swansea are on 35 points in 17th place with two games left. That's no excuse for supporters though and it's now the third game on the bounce they have failed to pick up all three points. Raheem Sterling's cool finish in the 82nd minute was followed by Nicolas Otamendi's diving header in stoppage time as City leapfrogged Liverpool on goal difference.

Author: 0 Zidane wary of game against already relegated Granada

But Monaco are the leading scorers in Europe's top leagues and in the 18-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe have the most wanted player in world football. "We made such a strong start", he said. Los Blancos continued to create chances throughout the opening 20 minutes of the second-half with Ramos missing two which were easier to score and Vazquez forcing a smart save from Ochoa - following a run from deep by the visitor's highest appearance maker in La Liga this season.

Author: 0 Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

Then there is reality - the Capitals trail the series 3-2 and again will face elimination when the teams meet Monday in Game 6 at PPG Paints Arena. Turris scored 6:28 into overtime to lift the Senators over the New York Rangers for a 3-2 series lead in their second-round series.

Sports Pham's 2-run HR lifts Cards over Braves 6-4 in 14
Author: 0 Pham's 2-run HR lifts Cards over Braves 6-4 in 14

He is hitting.150 with two homers and six RBIs in 100 at-bats. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mike Clevinger and four Cleveland relievers combined for a one-hitter against Kansas City. Braves CF Ender Inciarte had three hits for the Braves, including a triple. The Orioles took a 2-0 lead in the first on a sacrifice fly by Chris Davis and a single by Mancini.

Author: 0 Real move level on points with Barcelona by thrashing Granada

Los Blancos were without trident "BBC" - Gareth Bale , Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo - but their absence wasn't felt much as the fringe players stepped up to the plate and proved their worth. Zidane praised his team's freshness after nine months of toil at home and overseas but urged them to be on their mettle despite holding a 3-0 advantage over Atleti before Wednesday's second leg at the Vicente Calderon.

Author: 0 Concussed Crosby skates with Penguins, no word on return

They were only 1-of-5 on the power play, but the goal Justin Schultz scored with Capitals defenseman John Carlson in the penalty box in the second period went as the game victor. While Fleury and others have stepped up in the absence of Murray, Crosby, Conor Sheary and Kris Letang , Washington is not getting almost enough out of a healthy and full lineup.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger unsure whether Mesut Ozil can handle criticism at Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, for example, has the qualities to play at wing-back with the freedom to go forward and get better use of the width of the pitch". 'There was a bit of a mental aspect to that and maybe physical because we gave a lot on Sunday and Wednesday to beat City and Leicester and maybe we looked a bit less sharp.

Author: 0 Chelsea path to title eased by Tottenham losing at West Ham

Significantly, the win leaves Spurs four points off Chelsea , who have a game in hand and can win the league before Tottenham kick a ball again. "Today was a key moment, we had to show that when you do not play well but when you must win, you win".

Author: 0 Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Olynyk

Game 4 is Sunday evening in Washington. Oubre was then called for a flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game. Oubre was suspended one game without pay for charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact with Celtics center Kelly Olynyk in Game 3 on Thursday night.

Author: 0 Red Sox explode for 10 in the 9th for 17-6 win

Minnesota's Nick Tepesch (0-1) was making his first appearance in the majors since June 24 for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Price has been sidelined since late February with a left elbow injury, but he is scheduled to throw a four-inning simulated game on Tuesday in Milwaukee.

Author: 0 Higuain and Buffon star at each end as Juventus beat Monaco

But when Tiemoue Bakayoko was hustled off the ball by Dybala, Juventus punished their hosts as Alves delivered a hanging ball from wide on the right and Higuain escaped his marker to apply a clinical first-time finish. Ultimately the experience 39-year-old keeper said would be crucial before kick-off shone through as his side squeezed the life from Monaco , preventing the Ligue 1 leaders from scoring at home for the first time since November 2015.

Author: 0 Golovkin: Canelo will not dominate me like he did Chavez Jr

By the end of the sixth, Alvarez had out-struck Chavez Jr. The surprise announcement was made immediately after Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) comfortably beat Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr . Still to be determined is the venue, and De La Hoya insisted it could be "anywhere in the world". "[Sergio] Martinez is better but I think he is the best Mexican fighter at this moment in time".

Author: 0 Feldman throws 4-hitter, Reds top Cueto, Giants 4-0 to sweep

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto hits a double that scored Billy Hamilton during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Cincinnati. "I already know how it's like to pitch here", he said through a translator. "I just left a lot of balls over the middle of the plate", he said. The Reds have pounded 34 hits in the series and have recorded double-digit hits in every game during a four-game winning streak to pull even with the Chicago Cubs ...

Sports Here's what we know about Kevin Knox's upcoming college decision
Author: 0 Here's what we know about Kevin Knox's upcoming college decision

Knox played all four years of high school basketball at Tampa Catholic. However, it's good to be in the mix with these type of players I suppose although FSU may have only been there because his father attended FSU. United Kingdom now has the No. 1 ranked 2017 recruiting class, and Knox's commitment only makes that ranking more firm. He averaged 11.9 points per game and shot 41.5 percent from three-point range last season and will have two seasons of immediate eligibility at his next school.

Sports Sei Young Kim wins LPGA Tour's Lorena Ochoa Match Play
Author: 0 Sei Young Kim wins LPGA Tour's Lorena Ochoa Match Play

Johnson last played on March 26 when he won the Match Play to strengthen his hold at No. 1 in the world. The world No. 1 seized the lead with a birdie at the par-five second, and was able to take advantage of some miscues by Menendez - who won two holes with birdies but never got ahead.

Sports Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega
Author: 0 Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Aric got careless there and he took the blame for it, but I think it being Saturday and him not racing here that often, he was a little more careless". "It was really just kind of insane there", Busch said. "(Today's) really the first time I've gotten to get out front and really try to command the pack.

Sports Monaco edges closer to Ligue 1 title
Author: 0 Monaco edges closer to Ligue 1 title

Thomas Lemar made it 3-0 in the 86th minute to complete the rout. Teen striker Kylian Mbappe used his pace to set up Lemar for the third, taking Monaco's season tally to 149 in all competitions. "I'm a bit disgusted". "I thought that Matuidi might be hurt, so I went to help him up", said Leca in a postgame interview. "It's not easy starting the week after a loss, but we are professionals and we need to keep working to bounce back, to get back to our best and produce the best possible ...

Author: 0 Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

And James is making it look easy - 34.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game so far in these playoffs, on 57 percent shooting. Utah held a lead in the fourth despite starting the game by shooting 28.6 percent in the first quarter.

Author: 0 5 talking points ahead of Arsenal v Manchester United

But with both sides struggling to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League - and eyeing silverware elsewhere - the order of the day ahead of the contest at the Emirates Stadium has been contrition. Playing Arsenal away from home is always going to be tough, but I don't think any present United XI needs to feel vulnerable against them. We have got the belief and the manager believes in us to get there.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger defends Alexis Sanchez amid accusations of simulation against Leicester City

Sanchez was then tackled hard by Huth near the Arsenal dugout in the final moments, with Wenger stepping forward to help him up. They have also scored at least two goals in all seven of their games under Shakespeare, Arsenal have only kept three clean sheets in the Premier League this calendar year ( Swansea City , Hull City and West Ham United).

Sports Will Illinois land the Mr. Basketball Winner?
Author: 0 Will Illinois land the Mr. Basketball Winner?

The Gatorade Player of the Year and Illinois Mr. Basketball not only jump starts a hungry program, but new coach Brad Underwood went toe-to-toe with the top basketball programs in all of college basketball to get Smith. Tilmon hasn't taken a visit to Missouri or anywhere else in the weeks since, and while a return to IL is a long shot, he'll be reminded that the departures of Maverick Morgan and Mike Thorne leave an open position at his once-favored school.

Sports PGA Stars: New Format In New Orleans Boosts Fun Quotient
Author: 0 PGA Stars: New Format In New Orleans Boosts Fun Quotient

STRATEGY: In the first and third rounds, teams will alternate shots. Asked about the foursomes format leading into the Ryder Cup last fall, Rickie Fowler said, "If I go play golf, I want to play the whole golf course ". The two Texans - Palmer is 17 years older than Spieth - are one of the favored teams this week. In the second and final rounds, they'll take the best score per hole.

Sports Gareon Conley will not attend draft in wake of sexual assault allegations
Author: 0 Gareon Conley will not attend draft in wake of sexual assault allegations

According to a police report obtained by USA TODAY Sports, the incident took place early in the morning of April 9 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Cleveland. According to the report, she said, "No, stop, it hurts", but Conley did not stop. One of Conley's friends said the two had been lying on the bed together "but nothing happened ".