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by | May 12, 2018 | 22:34

Schools are making plans to accommodate students with exams May 16 as well as getting meals for low-income students. "If I want a thorough assessment of my students, that means that I will be spending more hours grading; it's a trade-off, but I try to do what I think is best for my students to understand the content".

by | May 12, 2018 | 22:31

McIlroy also admitted he is using his Masters disappointment as motivation for the remainder of the season, insisting his performance at Augusta National was more positive than negative despite falling out of contention on the final day. His love-hate relationship with this tournament has blossomed into true love; he's the event's all-time leading money victor and won it in 2008. But the course is in great shape, and obviously I've got a pretty good grouping, so I'm excited to start and ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 22:23

HEAD TO HEAD : Southampton and Manchester City have clashed on 64 occasions, the Saints has won on 22 occasions and Manchester City has won 24 clashes against Southampton with 18 of those matches ending in a draw. "If they want my medal, I will give them my medal". Guardiola said: "Believe me I'd like to be in the final of the Champions League and I'd like a lot to be the Champions of the Champions League".

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:58

Luke McGrath has won the battle to be fit, having sufficiently recovered from injury to takes his place in the side. Isa Nacewa will lead the team in his final European game for Leinster before his retirement. In the back row, it's the same trio that accounted for Scarlets in the semi-final with Scott Fardy, Dan Leavy and Jordi Murphy completing the starting XV.

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:18

We have a further season in the Premier League ", Wagner told the BBC. But we play in a very tough league where there are six top teams fighting for a place. Fielding fringe players from the start produced an unfavorable result in midweek putting their fate in other's hands which can be frustrating for the fans.

by | May 12, 2018 | 21:02

The cervical scandal was brought to light after terminally ill mother Vicky Phelan settle a case with the HSE. Last month Ms Phelan, a 43-year-old mother-of-two from Co Limerick, settled a High Court action for 2.5 million euro (£2.2 million) after being incorrectly told in 2011 that her smear test had given a negative result for cancer.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:56

A good starting position is crucial in Spain as there are not many overtaking opportunities. Given 24 out of 27 races at the Barcelona circuit have been won from pole position getting it spot on today will be crucial. "So that's a positive thing". Ferrari meanwhile caught the eye with wing mirrors mounted on the halo head protection device as an experiment. There has been no indication that Formula 1 or its teams would be willing to expand the current 21-race scheudle.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:12

Hamburg have battled bravely against the drop in recent seasons - finishing 16th in both the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons only to survive by winning relegation play-offs against Greuther Fürth and Karlsruhe respectively - but a chronic lack of goalscoring talent saw them finally perish on Saturday afternoon despite a 2-1 win at home to Borussia Monchengladbach .

by | May 12, 2018 | 18:30

Those questions won't be stopping anytime soon: On Friday in Rio de Janeiro, Dern missed weight for her strawweight fight by more than seven pounds. Cooper was not pleased to find out about Dern's weight troubles and took to Twitter to air her frustrations.

by | May 12, 2018 | 18:08

A statement from the All Blacks revealed that Shields' agent and the RFU had requested that he be released from his contract although Chris Lendrum, NZR's head of professional rugby, made no secret about their annoyance at the request. England's argument was that World Rugby rules requiring clubs to release players for national duty during global windows would have trumped the contract, although neither case will now be tested.

by | May 12, 2018 | 17:45

File image of Neymar . Neymar has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid and reports say his father has even told PSG that his son wants to leave. Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane feels that Neymar and Ronaldo would have no problems playing together. The 26-year-old has been out of action since breaking a bone in his right foot on February 25 and had surgery the following month, leaving Brazil fans sweating on their key player's fitness ahead of the World Cup which starts on ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 16:13

Ireland were awarded Test status past year by the ICC and it was confirmed in October that Pakistan would be the first opponents for the new boys. A 100 per cent refund was also announced for Friday's ticket-holders. The ball had travelled just a couple of feet from the stumps and wicket-keeper Niall O'Brien and fielder Tyrone Kane both darted towards the ball while Ul-Haq, on Test debut, dived to make his ground.

by | May 12, 2018 | 15:54

He might have gotten a call in February but not that late in a playoff game. And I felt that way before the Bruins released their lengthy list of those that were playing at far less than 100 percent . Bergeron said he was fighting a cold at the time , and doctors advised him to skip the game just in case . The Bolts got past them both times, but that's not a promise they'll do it again.

by | May 12, 2018 | 15:44

West Ham's Marko Arnautovic hit an early strike straight at David De Gea before the Austria worldwide could only head over from six yards after Chris Smalling made a mess of clearing Aaron Cresswell's cross. Noble's retaliation from the tackle did not spark a response from Pogba, who rather amusingly allowed the West Ham midfielder to run amok. And he insisted that too much had been made of the brawl between the combative midfielders, who he said "loooked like they were in love"! ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 14:25

Tyler Skaggs gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 3.08 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. The Twins were very interested in landing Ohtani but they did not make the list of seven finalists that included the Dodgers, Giants, Rangers, Mariners, Cubs, Padres and Angels.

by | May 12, 2018 | 14:00

Vegas took two of the three meetings between these teams in the regular season. We don't think so. "Every game is a new start, you got to start from scratch and try to win that one". While the whole team impressed by showing their resilience against the playoff battle-hardened Sharks, the Marchessault-Karlsson-Smith line once again showed that they're almost unstoppable.

by | May 12, 2018 | 13:00

Whether team-orders will come into play in Spain , expect both Ricciardo and Verstappen, who won his first race for the team in Barcelona in 2016, to be on their best behaviour if they catch each other in their cross hairs. He added: "The two of them have spoken". "If it's like Baku again, maybe the team would call us and say "Guys, calm down a bit". Ricciardo has hardly escaped blame, since he rear-ended Verstappen's auto in Baku at a time when they were running fourth and fifth, ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 12:56

The BBC reports that Chelsea have until 6pm next Tuesday to respond to the charge. They will go into the season's final day looking to beat Newcastle on a hard ground in St James' Park, also hoping Brighton can do them a favour and beat Liverpool as well.

by | May 12, 2018 | 11:16

Steven Stamkos said he knew that Nikita Kucherov's tying goal would be waved off due to having six men on the ice. "Honestly, I think Vegas wins the Cup now", said Lane ( @DanaLaneSports ). In his first year, he improved a toxic locker-room culture from the previous regime, but his roster had never been as inexperienced as this one. After losing to the Cavaliers and LeBron James in a six-game 2016 series that wasn't as close as it seems, the Raptors were swept in embarrassing fashion in ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 08:23

Only three players broke 70 that afternoon, and Day's 15-under score proved to be the winning total. "At the same time you're at TPC Sawgrass, so you know that trouble is everywhere, as you guys saw with me on 17". "It looked like they were making birdies left and right". "It was nice to be able to get out there and shoot 67, five birdies, no bogeys", Day said after his round .

by | May 12, 2018 | 07:42

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have met for the past three years in the NBA Finals, and it's looking increasingly likely a fourth matchup will be in the cards this postseason. That may be surprising to hear since the Warriors have been the "Champions of the West" three years in a row. In their careers against the Rockets, Steph Curry averaged 22.6 points per game on 47 percent shooting overall and 40 percent from deep, with Kevin Durant 26.7 points per game on 48 ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 07:43

In many ways, it's surprising that it took this long for Pierce to get consideration for a head coaching gig. He will have a tough task ahead of him, as the Hawks are just beginning what is likely to be a lengthy rebuild. 19 and No. 30), all its own future first-rounders and an extra top-10-protected selection from the Cavaliers. The Hawks hit bottom after the team that won 60 games only three years ago gradually lost such starters as Al Horford , Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague .

by | May 12, 2018 | 06:18

No more waiting on your date. His deal is for two years minimum with an option for six more. The deal financially is the biggest deal in boxing history. "Within 12 months, we will have by far the strongest stable ever seen in world boxing, especially including our current stable in the U.K". "Obviously this is an important time for our business with the USA deal".

by | May 12, 2018 | 05:45

Drafted 85th overall in 2017, the 24-year-old seemed like he was on track to return this season. Even though he was on the non-football illness list, Garcia was seen in the Patriots locker room often throughout the 2017 season. With Garcia out of the mix, the Pats will rely on rookie Isaiah Wynn , veterans LaAdrian Waddle and Trent Brown , or second-year pro Cole Croston at left tackle.

by | May 12, 2018 | 04:06

There is a lot on the line for both teams. Few have even made it this far. "I think that's getting blown out of proportion a little bit, in terms of the media talking about, 'Wow they finally made it and there's going to be a letdown, '" Stamkos said.

by | May 12, 2018 | 03:34

Flair is now on her way home from Oberhausen, Germany and will be getting dental work done. WWE has yet to confirm the news, presumably because there will be an angle to explain her time away. Word is that Flair suffered the injury before WrestleMania 34 but refused to miss her marquee match against then-undefeated Asuka. As of now, Charlotte is planning to undergo surgery for after the tour because she doesn't want to miss WWE's SummerSlam pay-per-view event.

by | May 12, 2018 | 03:25

It was the closest either side came to scoring, although the match flared up toward the end Paul Pogba's foul on West Ham skipper Mark Noble led to a fracas. "Unless you can do that, and you go in the direction of the flawless squad, you have to keep players you don't love - when I say love, I say it footballistically - and players you don't totally believe have the level of the squad".

by | May 12, 2018 | 02:47

The only other team to pull that off was the 1945 Toronto Maple Leafs, who did it in the Stanley Cup Final against Detroit. The others: the Detroit Red Wings in the 2010 Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Phoenix (now Arizona) Coyotes; the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2010 Western Conference Semifinals against the Vancouver Canucks; and Pittsburgh in the 2018 Eastern Conference First Round against the Philadelphia Flyers.

by | May 12, 2018 | 02:41

Before last weekend's 2-0 win over Leicester , they were still in danger of going down, but the Hammers will be playing Premier League football next season. "A point against Manchester United any time is a good result and the attitude was good", Moyes told Sky Sports . West Ham successfully avoided relegation with two games to go, yet there have been repeat incidents of fans protesting at the club's position in the table.

by | May 12, 2018 | 02:39

Manchester City's Ederson was on 16 clean sheets - one behind De Gea - ahead of being sidelined against Huddersfield Town last weekend, giving the Spaniard a chance to secure the award against the Clarets. But, despite being named as the Red Devils' player of the year in four of the last five years, one individual Premier League accolade has surprisingly escaped him - until now.

by | May 12, 2018 | 02:19

Lukaku injured his ankle during United's 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League two weeks ago. The pair were on the bench for Thursday's goalless draw at West Ham as Mourinho made eight changes - with the United boss set to shuffle his pack once again against the Hornets.

by | May 12, 2018 | 02:07

Assuming he sees similar volume next season to what he received in 2017 after Peterson was traded - and he'll likely see even more, given his success a year ago - his efficiency can come down fairly significantly and he'll still equal his total rushing output from 2017.

by | May 12, 2018 | 01:34

The onetime phenom posted a 2.53 ERA in 427 innings from 2012 to 2015, but Tommy John surgery, thoracic outlet syndrome and, depending on who you talk to, a bad attitude and bad conditioning, has contributed to him posting a 5.93 ERA in 212.1 innings over the last three years.

by | May 12, 2018 | 01:17

Manchester City are guaranteed £40m for their storming success in winning the Premier League and Manchester United will collect £38m for their second-place finish, with some of the other positions in the table also confirmed with a game to spare.

by | May 12, 2018 | 00:57

Yet Stevens' fellow coaches didn't give him a single vote when they selected Toronto's Dwane Casey as Coach of the Year. That distinction now belongs to Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey. The miracles pulled off by Celtics head coach Brad Stevens since jumping to the National Basketball Association have been nothing short of incredible.