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Argentina defender Martin Demichelis to retire after season


The post Martin Demichelis Announces Retirement From Football After Losing "Strength And Concentration" appeared first on He left the club last summer to join Espanyol but his one-year contract was terminated halfway through after making only one appearance. Read More »

Chelsea 2/7 to win against Watford in Monday's Premier League clash

Conte developed a great relation with the player. "Michy paid me a lot with this change", Conte said. The win for Chelsea comes after they finished at 10th position in the last season. "I think we have already started to work and we have to improve in the next season and to find the right solution to improve". The former can be overlooked as one of the Premier League's finest all-time right-backs, but he took to the role remarkably quickly after being converted from a more advanced ... Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Transfer activity can wait until end of season'


Apart from him, five other City players, Jesus Navas, Willy Caballero, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Yaya Toure, are out of contract this summer and the club could see more departures. "In a big game there's always a few players you know are going to put in a good performance and he was one of them". Since Zabaleta's arrival from Espanyol , City has come out of the shadow of cross-town rival Manchester United, to the extent that it regularly finishes ahead of United in the English Premier ... Read More »

Predicting Manchester City XI vs

The claim that City aren't a "big club" might seem controversial on the face of things but surely even the most ardent of City fans wouldn't try and make the claim that their club is at the level of Barca or Bayern Munich, Real Madrid or Juventus. Read More »

Mazzarri hopeful Chelsea's distracted by title win


The Spaniard is reported to be Conte's favourite pick ahead of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez who is one of Conte's favourite players although Arsenal won't sell the Chile star to some of their most hatred rivals. The Premier League have released a shortlist of eight for the Player of the Year award. He was the most loudly celebrated player as the names were read out, with Antonio Conte leading Chelsea into a new era of success. Read More »

Giants RF Hunter Pence lands on DL with hamstring injury


Tim Adleman allowed three earned runs in one inning and left the game with a sore neck. Now he's back and knows this is another opportunity for him. "I was going pretty much full go", he said. "You don't want it to be that ugly, but you find a way to protect your team and get through those games healthy and be ready to go the next day". Read More »

5 fast facts ahead of Celtics, Wizards Game 7 matchup


It took us a minute to figure it out to get up to that game speed after this little break. Before Game 2 , Morris said he would ask Horford whether the play was intentional, which he did when the two met at center court before tip-off. Brooks helped lead OKC to a victory in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals in 2010-11 and a win in Game 7 of the first round back in the 2013-14 NBA Playoffs. Read More »

Wenger hails striking options at Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez scored his 20th goal of the Premier League campaign as Arsenal won 2-0 at Southampton on Wednesday to keep their hopes of a top-four finish alive. The second came in the closing stages as substitute Giroud made certain of the points, heading home Ramsey's nod back across the box after more good work from Sanchez. Read More »

Antonio Conte reveals the major decision which decided the Premier League


Batshuayi has been a loaded gun all season, building in frustration. It will be a thrilling game, we'll need the right game to take the first trophy of the season home. In claiming the Premier League title at the first time of asking Conte matched the feat of Chelsea predecessors Jose Mourinho in 2004-05 and Carlo Ancelotti in 2009-10. Read More »

Marcus Smart: John Wall 'definitely' wore down in Game 7


Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 29 points, while Kelly Olynyk stepped up off the bench to added in 26. "We're lucky to move on", Olynyk said. "We needed to help out the starters". Isaiah Thomas made no secret about wanting to not just play well in Game 7, but deliver the kind of performance that not only led to victory but would also be remembered for quite some time. Read More »

Packers rookie Vince Biegel needed another foot surgery last week


ESPN first reported the news. He dealt with the same issue previous year during his final season at Wisconsin, and he was forced to miss two games as a result. The Packers took Biegel with the first pick in the fourth round of the 2017 National Football League draft. This is a disappointing setback for Biegel, who also suffered a minor hand injury during rookie orientation practice on May 5th. Read More »

Si Woo Kim keeps his cool and wins Players Championship

He ended at 10-under 278. - A win at the PGA Tour's flagship event won't keep Si Woo Kim from serving his country in the near future. "I feel like I'm still dreaming". So he had 10 starts to earn enough FedExCup points to secure his playing status for the remainder of this season. "On Saturday night at the Players, my back began to flare up", Kim said in a statement . Read More »

Los Angeles unleashes star power to woo IOC in Olympic bid


The IOC arrived in Paris today to kick off their three day evaluation tour following a successful tour through rival bidding city Los Angeles this past week. To win, Paris will need to compete with the vast popularity of the Games in Los Angeles where in an independent survey a year ago 88 per cent of Angelenos say they support the bid. Read More »

Ottawa Senators grab big advantage with Game 1 win

It's important to stay focused on the next game and not worry about if you won or lost the last one, you move on and you put all your effort into the next one. Seventh time for "Senators" also was a success , and Ryan broke out with Fleury and spectacular maneuver to beat him. A goal that showed Kessel is as invested in winning as the Penguins are in him. Read More »

Wenger congratulates Chelsea on title but warns of 'different story' next term


He is the only player with double figures in both categories in the Premier League, and Wenger praised him for becoming a more complete player this season. Arsene Wenger has warned Chelsea that next season will be more hard with the extra burden of European football. "I think we are always sold out so I don't know where you get that impression", he said. Read More »

Derek Jeter Says He's 'Unprepared' for Fatherhood


NY appropriately played two on Derek Jeter Night, a doubleheader against Houston caused by a rainout Saturday, and the festivities took place between an 11-6 win and a 10-7 defeat. Jeter has always handled things well, from being the shortstop of the World Series-winning Yankees as a rookie in 1996, to his four other championship seasons, to his final at-bat at Yankee Stadium when he had a fairy tale-like Jeterian walkoff single to right. Read More »

This is why I race, raves Hamilton


But Ferrari and Mercedes have been evenly matched through the opening five rounds of the 2017 campaign and Hamilton's triumph at Barcelona on Sunday was in no small way due to new team-mate Valtteri Bottas deliberately holding up Vettel in order to boost the Silver Arrows' victory chances. Read More »

Real Madrid star drug tested after Atletico


Meanwhile, Zidane is wary of the threat posed by Atletico, noting that his Madrid side have been conceding too many goals of late. It was my turn to score the goals, but the team was phenomenal, ' he added. Victory also kept Real on course to become the first side to retain the Champions League in 27 years. Zizou also paid tribute to the vast depth he has available at Real, adding that "I'm pleased because whenever a player comes off, whoever comes on does a great job, it's impressive". Read More »

Boston ends Wizards season in Game Seven


For the best mobile experience, use the mobile web version. I just felt like it kept getting poured on us. The Wizards had not won a game in Boston since 2014, and the outing Monday night was their first shot at going to the National Basketball Association conference finals since they were last there in 1979. Read More »

Gay UFC fighter Jessica Andrade proposes to girlfriend after title fight

When the fight was over, Jedrzejczyk retained her championship for the fifth consecutive time, pitching a shutout with 50-45, 50-44, 50-45 scorecards from the judges. Jedrzejczyk moved to American Top Team to train recently and has had nothing but continued success. She also prevented Andrade from getting the fight to the floor, even though Andrade was able to lift her completely off the ground in throw attempts multiple times. Read More »

Arsenal failure to make top four would be "frustrating", Wenger says

Since their run to the final in 2006, the Gunners' struggles in Europe have become evident and, even when you factor in a 2009 semi-final defeat to Manchester United, it is worth noting that the failure to progress past the last-16 in seven seasons shows how hard it has been for Arsene Wenger's side to leave their mark on the biggest stage. Read More »

Freeman Hits 3-Run HR, Braves Beat Blue Jays 10


Rays ace Chris Archer allowed seven runs (six earned) on five hits and six walks across five innings of work in a loss to the Indians. He struck out three and hit three batters. "¦ Blue Jays SS Troy Tulowitzki (right hamstring) went 1 for 3 with an RBI in a rehab game in Dunedin on Monday". Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman , right, celebrates his three-run home run with teammates Ender Inciarte (11) and Dansby Swanson during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays ... Read More »

Max Verstappen not expecting a repeat of historic Spanish Grand Prix win


But the sense in the paddock is that Red Bull's frustration with their power supply is mounting and the team are convinced their Renault engines still lag far behind those of Mercedes and Ferrari. Unfortunately for Red Bull , the opening four races of 2017 have been filled with frustration, with retirements in Australia, Bahrain and Russian Federation robbing fans of more competitive racing from the teammates. Read More »