ERIK TEN HAG waved goodbye to Ajax by clinching his third consecutive Eredivisie title by thrashing Heerenveen his final home game.

The incoming Manchester United boss needed all three points to move four points clear of rivals PSV Eindhoven with one game left to play. 

Ten Hag celebrates his third league title and final home game as Ajax boss in style.

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Ten Hag celebrates his third league title and final home game as Ajax boss in style.Credit: Getty
Ten Hag lifts the Eredivisie in front of the Ajax faithful at the Johan Cruyff Arena.

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Ten Hag lifts the Eredivisie in front of the Ajax faithful at the Johan Cruyff Arena.Credit: Getty

And after roaring to a 3-0 lead in the first-half, Ajax fans ensured the Dutchman left under a raucous atmosphere as hundreds of celebratory flares saw the rest of the match played under a cloud of smoke.

After lifting the club’s 36th league title, Ten Hag said: “It was a great journey for me here. A beautiful era.

“The results that we got, and the beautiful football

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INDIANAPOLIS – Futsum Zienasellassie was essentially retired. He is the most decorated distance runner in Indiana high school history, led Northern Arizona to its first NCAA cross-country title, won a national title as a pro.

Yet that does not always mean much in this sport.

With a wife and young son, you can’t just run after a dream. Zienasellassie, 29, does not have a shoe contract or other sponsor.

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More: She started jogging a mile at 32. She will run her final Mini-Marathon Saturday at 80.

Leonard Korir nips Futsum Zienasellassie at the line for his win on the Mini Marathon course, Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Leonard Korir nips Futsum Zienasellassie at the line for his win on the Mini Marathon course, Saturday, May 7, 2022.

So during the pandemic, he stopped training altogether for 10 weeks, took a part-time job shoveling snow at a Flagstaff golf course, worked at a rec center.

“You just think, ‘We chose the wrong

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LIVERPOOL, England, May 7 (Reuters) – What had been a joyous week for Liverpool went flat on Saturday as they stumbled in the title race, dropping two crucial points in a 1-1 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur.

Watford were relegated from the top flight as they lost to Crystal Palace, while Manchester United’s season can hardly end soon enough after a 4-0 hammering by Brighton and Hove Albion.

Liverpool reached the Champions League final on Tuesday with victory over Villarreal but the mood was gloomy as they were unable to ratchet up the pressure on Manchester City at Anfield.

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They had won their last 12 Premier League home games and were unbeaten at Anfield in the league for 14 months but trailed to Son Heung-min’s 56th-minute goal.

Son’s 20th league goal of the season looked like earning Tottenham the win

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LIVERPOOL, England, May 7 (Reuters) – Liverpool suffered a huge blow in their hopes of winning the Premier League title as they could only draw 1-1 at home to Tottenham Hotspur on a tense night at Anfield on Saturday.

Luis Diaz cancelled out Son Heung-min’s opener to preserve Liverpool’s 14-month unbeaten run at home in the Premier League and send them top of the table on goal difference.

But the mood at the end was subdued as reigning champions Manchester City can move three points clear in a gripping title race with three games to play if they win their game in hand at home to Newcastle United on Sunday.

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It was only the second time in 15 league matches that Liverpool have not taken all three points — the other occasion being a draw against City last month — and

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SULPHUR — The game started with Anacoco’s leadoff batter hitting a home run off Taylor Douglas. The Holden pitcher quickly reset her mindset.

Led by title-game MVP Gracie Duffy’s two home runs, top-seeded Holden also honed its sights on a fifth straight Class B title.

Duffy, Douglas and Kacey Breithaupt all hit home runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to close out Holden’s 10-4 victory over Anacoco in the title game at the LHSAA softball tournament Saturday at Frasch Park.

“We came in expecting nothing to be easy,” Duffy said. “We’ve done this four times. “Every time they punched at us, we punched right back.

“I just swung. … The pitches were in my zone, and I hit my pitch. Getting to come out here and play with my best friends I’ve been playing with since I was six years old means everything.”

Duffy was 3 for 3

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