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Murray slump is a mystery, says Becker

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There is some real logic, why Nadal will start the 2017 French Open as favourite. For good measure, he also won Madrid for a fifth time, ending a seven-match losing streak, stretching back over two years, against Djokovic in the process. Read More »

Hamilton: I 'used everything' in Vettel battle

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Sebastian Vettel snatched the lead of the race from polesitter Lewis Hamilton off the line, as the Spanish Grand Prix got underway. Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso . Meanwhile, Bottas was forced to retire due to vehicle trouble. "This one I was on a knife edge the whole way, flat chat, first trying to catch him... Read More »

Lonzo Ball: Lonzo Ball won't work out for Celtics?

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The 6-foot-5 guard showed vast signs of improvement on the floor during his second year and he should be considered to remain a part of the Lakers future plans. Lonzo Ball will work out for the Lakers. But will he work out for the Celtics, who have the #1 pick? Source close to the UCLA freshman says he's undecided. Read More »

United's Pogba helps ease burden of world record price tag

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United beat Ajax 2-0 at Stockholm , nearly 48 hours after a bomb attack killed 22 and injured others after a music concert at Manchester Arena. Meanwhile, Paul Pogba , who scored in United's 2-0 win over Ajax, told BT Sport after the match (h/t the Guardian's Jacob Steinberg ): "We played for the country". Read More »

Button feeling 'surreal' ahead of Monaco F1 return

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Button saw that as a positive sign that the vehicle could be competitive in Monaco with new updates coming. "I'm looking forward to stepping back behind the wheel for one of the most insane, unpredictable and exciting races of the year". Read More »

'We'd exchange cup for victims' lives' - Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho's men doubled their lead shortly after half-time when Henrikh Mkhiytaryan acrobatically flicked the ball home from close range following a 48th minute corner. His response to Bosz's "boring" comment was this. "If Juventus win the Champions League, I am very happy, very happy", he told Sky Italia . "You have to play". Read More »

Lucky Man Utd just waited and kicked it long - Ajax captain

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There was a familiar curl to Mourinho's lip in the post-match press conference as well as he hailed a "victory of pragmatism" and hit out at the "poets" who vaunt style over substance. The Portuguese said his first year at Old Trafford has been his "most hard season as a manager", and there have been times when the Red Devils have been a tough watch. Read More »

Man City manager Pep Guardiola's family unharmed in attack

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Toure says he can play on for two or three more seasons and insists he is capable of doing a job for Guardiola's side. "I want to believe that I can convince him, but today I am in the market and there will be offers in the summer". The manager has a chance to develop his squad even further, and I do expect City to be much more successful next season. We've worked so hard on pulling it all together to celebrate five years since that epic late title-winning goal by Sergio Aguero ... Read More »

Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2

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Eventually nothing is next because you're retired, but we all had those same mindsets and that's why I think we had success. First up, however, is the Derek Jeter jersey retirement ceremony. We went out there day in and day out trying to win, trying to do anything to help the team and more importantly trying to keep our jobs.”. Girardi said. Read More »

Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

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This performance by Kyrie was not a surprise to those who have continually watched him over the years. "He was born for these moments". Freezing Boston defenders with his dribble and driving to the basket whenever he wanted, Irving made six layups, two 3-pointers and a free throw in a dizzying span of 4:48. Read More »

Crystal Palace 4-0 Hull City: Tigers relegated after thrashing

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Hull joins Sunderland and Middlesbrough in dropping into the second-tier League Championship, with the relegation places resolved ahead of the final week of the season. "We started to lose in pre-season when we were making our preparations". It's easy (to see) what the club needs to do differently. "The chairman tried to change the situation during the January market but it is better to do this during pre-season, to prepare better for the season". Read More »

Nadal continues fine form with Madrid Open title

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The "king of clay" is unbeaten on his favourite surface this year, and took his record to 15-0, as he added to the titles he has recently collected in Monte Carlo and Barcelona. Romania's Simona Halep successfully defended her Madrid Open title in the Women's Tennis Association Premier Mandatory event. “It was a good fight out there. Read More »

Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

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Prior to this victory they had won the European Cup on three occasions, in 1968, 1999 and 2008, and the Cup Winners' Cup in 1991. Afterwards, goal-scorer Paul Pogba said: "We played for the people who died". "Ed Woodward (United executive vice-chairman) has my list, what I want, what I would like for more than two months", Mourinho said. While the win wasn't pretty - very rarely does a Mourinho team play attractive football when there is so much at stake - it was never in doubt, ... Read More »

Jaylen Brown, Other Celtics Battling Injuries Before Game 5 Vs. Cavs

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The ankle wasn't swollen after the game, but Irving expected he would be sore after his adrenaline wore off. Unfortunately for the Celtics , James and Kyrie Irving took turns doing star things throughout the second half; they broke through Boston's 10-point halftime advantage quickly and never stopped. Read More »

Celtics celebrated Game 3 win by Facetiming with Isaiah Thomas

The Cavs remain massive favorites to win the Eastern Conference Finals , with a staggering -10000 money line. It's not enough, for him, for what he does, for what he brings. "I don't want to act like we've figured anything out". "If he decides he's going to play again that's up to him", said Popovich. That he also is one of the best talkers in pro sports is a bonus for those charged with covering him and the Cavs. Read More »

Man Utd fans celebrate triumph after tragedy

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Mourinho generally hits his stride in his second seasons at clubs and he will set his sights no lower in 2017-18 than winning a fourth Premier League title and third Champions League trophy. "We had to come here we had to play a very important game for us and I think we did the best we could". Jose Mourinho believes he still has another 15 years ahead of him as a manager, despite claiming that he still feels like a "nobody" at Manchester United . Read More »

Everton boss Ronald Koeman chasing productive players as he plots transfer business

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Following his club's 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on the final day of the season, Everton manager Ronald Koeman described his side's performances this season as positive and highlighted that the club will be aiming to build on it next season. He told the club website: "Everyone knows we would like to do some good [transfer] business". Koeman has spoken to the Goodison Park board to discuss Barkley's situation, but the issue appears far from being resolved. Read More »

My shares in Arsenal not for sale - Kroenke

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Despite seeing his side miss out on the top four in the Premier League , Kroenke has refused to sell his 67% stake in the Gunners. Sky sources reported that the offer was expected to be turned down by Kroenke, and the 69-year-old tycoon confirmed on Monday he is not interested in selling any of his shares. Read More »

RESULTS: Who won our Premier League Player of the Season award?

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John Terry has claimed he "could not care less" about the criticism he has faced for the manner of his Chelsea farewell. You don't have to like it, or Terry, but you have to respect their decision to do it - just as Chelsea fans would have to if and when another club does the same. Read More »

The Special One bags Europa League title with Manchester United

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Pogba, their world-record £89m summer signing, said: "We know things like this are very sad, all over the world". "They have actually not created any chances, but neither did we. "It is just a football game and a trophy but if we can help and support with this just one per cent it is enough for us". "It is the end of a hard season but a very good season, we prefer this way than finish fourth". Read More »

Pogba helps Manchester United beat Ajax Amsterdam in Europa League final

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English soccer giant Manchester United defeated Netherland's soccer powerhouse Aja Amsterdam 2-0 in the title clash to clinch their maiden Europa League title at Stockholm on Sunday. "They will learn a lot from it and if we keep the squad together they will be stronger for it". Fast forward four years, and the oft-criticized Europa League has saved his first season at Unite, and opened up exciting new possibilities in the process. Read More »

Meghan Markle arrives as Prince Harry's date for Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

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Spencer accompanied his older brother, hedge fund manager James Matthews , to the ceremony this morning in Englefield as he Wednesday Pippa, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge . Insiders are already predicting an engagement announcement for Prince Harry and Markle this year. Middleton married financier and hedge fund manager Matthew James, whom she had been dating on-and-off since 2012. Read More »

Warriors rout wounded Spurs to take 2-0 lead

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Juan Vazquez filed a lawsuit against the Warriors team and its power forward/center Pachulia on behalf of the San Antonio Spurs season ticket holders and his company, card shop What's On Second . "You've got to be sharp for 48 minutes and you've got to take it to them", Spurs centre Pau Gasol said . Still, this much is certain: A healthy Leonard would significantly buoy the Spurs' chances of digging out of their 2-0 series hole. Read More »