stayontheblack.com

Sport

Guidetti laments 'difficult 48 hours' after horror miss against Manchester United

Ajax's season finishes on Sunday, giving them 10 days to prepare for the final. United's task looked straightforward enough when they took the lead via Marouane Fellaini's 17th-minute header to make it 2-0 on aggregate. This pragmatic and ultra-cautious approach driven by an innate fear of failure more than an appetite to win has been the staple diet of Mourinho's managerial career ever since he first won the same competition with Porto to announce his arrival at the big stage.

Sport

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United: Probable Lineups, Tactics, Prediction and Key Stats

Pochettino said: "I am very sensitive person and so emotional it will be hard not to cry, maybe, because you always you suffer for the people that will be so emotional Sunday". United went 14 games without defeat at the Lane before last season's 3-0 loss, but gone are the days when their former manager Alex Ferguson could dismiss Spurs' threat with a disdainful: "Lads, it's Tottenham ".

Sport

Would have been a shame if Sunrisers didn't qualify, says Warner

Sunrisers have plenty of batsmen likes of David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan on top while Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, and Kane Williamson are joining the middle order. Mohammed Siraj (4-32) and Rashid Khan (3-34) did the damage with the ball as the Lions lost all 10 wickets for just 43 runs to be bowled out for 154.

Sport

Robben hits Bayern's victor in nine-goal thriller

The Bulls had a dream start as they snatched the lead in the second minute of the match through Marcel Sabitzer's close range header. The Portuguese star has only managed nine starts in all competitions in his first season at the Allianz Arena since his move from Benfica past year.

Sport

Jackson bounces back to win 400m hurdles in Shanghai

Starting well, Van Zyl led the race for the runner-up spot behind runaway American leader Bershawn Jackson, holding off a late charge from Estonian Rasmus Magi and Olympic champion Kerron Clement of the USA to cross the line in 49.35. Ukraine's Olha Zemlyak rounded out the top three in 50.89. South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga produced jumps of 8.48, 8.49 and 8.61m, all stadium records, on his way to victory.

Sport

Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3

The Red Sox took care of this one in the fifth, after Kiermaier's two-run homer had given the Rays a 3-2 lead. He struck out 12 - his seventh straight game of recording 10 strikeouts - in seven innings and earned a standing ovation as he walked off.

Sport

Hamilton takes pole at Spanish GP ahead of Vettel

The Spanish Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. The auto went out in a huge cloud of smoke, and it just kept dumping fluids as recovery workers tried to lift the dead McLaren out of the way. Ferrari also had to change the power unit of Vettel's auto following his precautionary stop in pit lane near the end of the third practice because of a "telemetry issue".

Sport

Jon Jones' UFC Return Is Official Again

While a fight between Cormier and Jones will surely rank among the most-anticipated matches of 2017, the rivalry has a long history of cancelled fights, something Cormier acknowledged while trash talking and playing to the Texas crowd. Jones then responded, "I beat you after a weekend of cocaine". "I'm sitting here and I see him, he's over there", said Cormier, inside American Airlines Center.

Sport

Former England global expects goal fest when Man City take on Leicester

Leicester have become quite a bogey team for City in recent times and the Blues go into this game on a three-match winless run against the reigning Premier League champions. We are going to communicate after the season. But Guardiola has hit back, saying: "Gary Neville played in England, he didn't play in other countries, so he can not compare".

Sport

Swansea's goodwill gesture to fans beginning to backfire in spectacular fashion

Sunderland face Swansea City on Saturday in their final home game of the 2016-17 Premier League season. Swansea revealed that they will cover the cost of food and drink for 3,000 fans making the long journey to Sunderland , with every supporter set to receive a voucher worth £5.50 ($10 AUD) to pay for refreshments at the Stadium of Light.

Sport

Tuesday 9th May 2017 - CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - SEMI-FINALS

The Italian giants are on course for a sixth straight Serie A title and this week, reached the final of the Champions League by beating Monaco 2-1, where Alves scored the victor, for a 4-1 aggregate victory. "In a few years, this team will be 30 percent stronger". The Italian manager will want to bolster his squad as he prepares them for a return to the Champions League next season.

Sport

Maria Sharapova Inches Closer To Stuttgart Crown

Kontaveit initially held her own against the power game of the Russian, the first set remaining on serve through the first six games. She will now face Kristina Mladenovic or Carla Suarez Navarro for a place in the final, as the prospect of securing the title after receiving a controversial wildcard entry appears increasingly likely.

Sport

Everton skipper Jagielka uncertain about his future at club

Ronald Koeman has revealed in his press conference that he has placed a timescale on Ross Barkley's decision regarding his future. However, he is one of the league leaders in chances created and, with the right players around him, could improve drastically.

Sport

Celtics take control early, down Wizards in Game 5

Isaiah Thomas , the team's lone All-Star, played the role of facilitator Wednesday, attempting only 13 shots en route his 18 points and 9 assists. "And it's going to take a team effort to beat the Washington Wizards ", Bradley said.Game 6 is Friday night in Washington, where the Wizards easily won their two games.

Sport

Tottenham will face "toughest summer"

The 23-year-old joined Spurs from Sporting Lisbon in 2014 predominantly as a centre-back and has spent much of the season playing on the right hand side of a back three. The twenty-three year old only penned a new contract with the North London outfit back in September though Jose Mourinho is keen to do a deal, and is set to lodge a bid of £40m.

Sport

Mourinho should be embarrassed by Manchester United's season - Keane

On Thursday, 11.05.2017 at 22:05, in the next return match in the semifinal round of the play-off phase of the League of Europe, at Old Trafford Manchester United will play against Celta. The Portuguese boss has been criticised after describing Thursday's Europa League semi-final second clash with Celta Vigo as the 'most important match of our history'.

Sport

Dallas Stars acquire rights to G Ben Bishop from LA Kings

Bishop, a 30-year-old former Vezina Trophy finalist, came to L.A.at the trade deadline when Tampa deemed backup Andrei Vasilevskiy ready for a starting role and Los Angeles needed stretch-run insurance in case Jonathan Quick wasn't fully healthy.

Sport

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

Cabrera missed the minimum of 10 days with a strained right groin. Detroit heads off to begin a series at Oakland on Friday night, while the Indians continue their road trip at Kansas City. Pirates 12, Reds 3 • Josh Harrison hit a three-run homer - his third in two games - and righthander Tyler Glasnow singled home two runs during a six-run rally that swept Pittsburgh to the win at Cincinnati.

Sport

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

The Capitals controlled play throughout. Pittsburgh's Petr Nedved won with a shot in the fourth overtime that could have been called "Easter Epic 2.0". The Penguins were also given a scare when Sidney Crosby , in only his second game back from a concussion, suffered a bloody nose from a team-mate's stick.

Sport

Matt Harvey apologizes to Mets, explains why he didn't show up Saturday

Samardzija is coming off his best start of the season last Wednesday, when he didn't factor into the decision despite allowing only an unearned run over eight innings in the Giants' 4-1, 11-inning win over the Los Angeles Dodgers . However, the front office is dealing with yet more publicity issues. Syndergaard initially missed a start with what the Mets said was biceps and shoulder discomfort and then made his next start against Washington after refusing to undergo an MRI.

Sport

Juventus vs Monaco: how and where to watch

The match is also available on TV, with BT Sport 2 the channel to tune into, as well as on our enhanced video player on the award-winning BT Sport app. Cape Town - Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has warned against complacency as his side heads into their Champions League semi-final second leg with a 2-0 advantage over Monaco .

Sport

Harden, Rockets rout Spurs 125-104 to tie series

The series now heads back to Boston, while on the other side of the East the Cavaliers romped into the Conference Finals with a 4-0 sweep of the Raptors, prevailing 109-102 in Toronto with LeBron James (35 points) and Kyrie Irving ( 27 points , nine assists) on fire.

Sport

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

The MRI did not show serious damage. "He's just a big guy, a big figure on our club". Well, if nothing else, the good news about Harvey's suspension is that it'll at least be three days before he can possibly get hurt. The 29-year-old lefty was no match for the prodigious power of Stanton, whose 20 home runs at Citi Field are the most at any visiting ballpark by a player since 2011.

Sport

Predators, Ducks win away from advancing to Western finals

I mean, a 100 point season. About two-thirds of the way through the 2013-14 season, I asked an National Hockey League exec which player he would pick first overall amongst that year's draft class. Lucic railed at the call, his voice becoming more and more agitated at an uncalled instance of goaltender interference, at least in the estimation of everyone in Oilers' orange.

Sport

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Griffin hurt his toe in Friday night game verse the Jazz during the first half and did not return to the game. Utah Jazz standout center Rudy Gobert was upgraded to questionable for Sunday night's Game 4 against the Los Angeles Clippers , coach Quin Snyder told reporters at the team's mid-day shootaround.