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Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes tied for lead at Players

Conceived by former PGA Tour commissioner Deane Beman, the Players initially ran into heated opposition from legends Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus . The 2017 Masters champion lifted his right arm in celebration and disbelief before hugging his caddie and shaking hands. Some of the experts' picks fared well in the first round at THE PLAYERS.



Macron's party to get largest share of vote in parliamentary election

French President elect Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Trogneux celebrate on the stage at his victory rally. Mr Macron's REM professes to be neither on the left nor on the right so any sense that it is just the Socialist party in a new guise could hurt the president-elect's ability to lure politicians from the centre right.



Marouane Fellaini heads Man U to Europa League finals

United will play Ajax - who will get a similar allocation for the 24 May final - after edging past Celta Vigo . "We never score goals related to the chances we have". Leading 1-0 from the first leg, United took control as Marouane Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford's cross. Sergio Romero will keep his place in the Manchester United starting line-up for the Europa League final, manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.


Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

The Capitals haven't made to the conference finals since the 1997-98. Pittsburgh sports a ideal 5-0 record on the road in its previous Game 7 clashes heading into Wednesday's winner-take-all clash with Washington at the Verizon Center. He was able to deflect an Ovechkin blast from the slot with the shaft of his stick and blocker. "I don't think the urgency was there (tonight)", Ovechkin said after the game.



Kelly vs Kelly: Wizards-Celtics Game 3 turns into shoving contest

After the Celtics took a 53-48 lead early in the third quarter, the Wizards went on a 26-0 run, lasting a hair under six minutes, to take a commanding 74-53 lead. Insane is just how the Wizards like it. "The guys want to look at what went wrong", said Stevens during a conference call. Green argues that there are players who are crafty at seeking a competitive advantage and then there are players who will do anything to get an edge.



Wizards must be able to bring home cooking on road to Boston

In their three wins, the Celtics have taken 20 percent of their shots in the first six seconds of the shot clock. Isaiah Thomas just got fined an absurd amount of money for telling a fan, "I will f*ck you up". They have to keep guys like Isaiah Thomas , Avery Bradley and Al Horford, who shot 3-of-4 from three in Game 5, in check otherwise they will be in trouble.