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Conte Wants To Stay At Chelsea For A Long Time


However, the 47-year-old hopes to be the man to halt a high turnover of bosses under owner Roman Abramovich in west London. "Coaching is not an easy job and a lot depends on the results". His role is a crucial role for us and he has performed very well, but I want him to perform well for the rest of the season. He admits he was apprehensive over how his first year in England might pan out, but a switch to his favoured 3-4-3 formation heralded a 13-match winning run that established a grip on ... Read More »

Tottenham keeps pressure on Chelsea with victory


Victory narrowed the gap to four points ahead of Chelsea's tricky-looking trip to Manchester United on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino's guys moved up four points behind the Blues in the Premier League standings, and with just six matches left on the program, another loss for the Blues could make things hot. Read More »

NBA Predictions: Will the Thunder upset the Grizzlies in Memphis? 4/5/17

Cleveland is tied for first with the Celtics as the teams meet Wednesday in Boston. Center Enes Kanter seemed to allude to the number in discussing Westbrook's record-tying 41st triple-double of the season on Tuesday. The Wizards, meanwhile, fell to 46-31, one behind Toronto as they battle for third place in the Eastern Conference. Westbrook helped push the lead back up to 10 points, and Memphis found themselves in another third quarter rut midway through the period. Read More »

Fans treated to a win at Yankee Stadium for Opening Day


Montgomery became the 49th player in SC history to make it to the Majors. Neither pitcher hurt their cause when they combined to strike out 11 batters against a Class-A team in Florida. Montgomery was called up after only one start with the Yankees class A-Advanced team Tampa, where he threw five innings of three hit ball with an unearned run. Read More »

Ramirez gets 1st RBIs of season, Red Sox top Pirates 4-3

The Red Sox' first run in the second was fairly routine, arising from a pair of clean doubles leading to no chance for defensive prowess - if the triple is said to be the most exciting play in baseball, doubles can be among the least interesting ways to score a run. Read More »

Wenger: Arsenal have not been disastrous

We have to consider our financial potential to sustain the wages for the whole squad. "But you have many different opinions there". Some people tell me, "just give him what he wants". There is a six point gap separating them from safety and a win against Arsenal could be an important boost if they want to stay in the Premier League. Read More »

Phillies score 12 during Nationals' "nightmare" first inning


Guthrie has only faced the Phils three times but has manhandled them to a line of.189/.246/.321/.566 with a.190 BaBIP. "We took advantage of a lot of mistakes by the pitching staff and it's great to see". The embattled closer gave up a one-out single to Adam Lind and then walked Jayson Werth and retired Stephen Drew on strikes before Zimmermann came in to pinch hit. Read More »

Amilcar Henriquez shot and killed


Two others were injured in the attack. Henriquez was a Panama national team player. The as-yet-unnamed gunman opened fire on the young star in the Colon region of Panama . Panama's president, Juan Carlos Varela, condemned the incident, promising to mobilize the state's security forces to find those responsible. Messages of sympathy and condolences have been pouring in on social media. Read More »

Blues Win Again 2-1, Take 2-0 Series Lead on Wild


Fox 2 Sports reporter Zac Choate was in St. Paul, Minnesota for Game Two and has the Blues post game report. Minnesota Wild's Marco Scandella (6) and St. "I'll tell you right now, this series is long from over", Stewart told the Star-Tribune. Haula struggled to get off the ice and went right to the dressing room as boos rained down on Upshall and the officials. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo responds to his critics

Real took control after Martinez's dismissal and could have extended their lead when captain Sergio Ramos headed into the net in stoppage time, only for the effort to be ruled out for offside. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich played the game without leading scorer Robert Lewandowsi, as the Poland forward did not recover from the shoulder injury he suffered over the weekend. Read More »

Just another game for United? Mourinho isn't fooling anyone


Mourinho, sacked by the London club in December 2015, was humiliated on his first return to Stamford Bridge in October and took umbrage with Conte's touchline histrionics as the Blues romped to a 4-0 win. They were beaten on penalties by Moyes' current employers Sunderland in the semi-finals of that season's League Cup - eventually won by 2013-14 Premier League champions Manchester City - and the Scot feels Mourinho is now enjoying an easier ride for succeeding where he failed. Read More »

Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

Zach Britton and the Baltimore Orioles made it a total loss for the Toronto Blue Jays. Dylan Bundy gets the call in the series finale, and is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA and 11 strikeouts this season. Smith's blast was his second homer of the season. Britton took over in the ninth and Troy Tulowitzki hit a one-out single, Martin followed with a walk and both runners advanced on a wild pitch. Read More »

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

Kapanen scored 11:53 into the second overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 4-3 win against the Washington Capitals in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Verizon Center. "They're a heck of a team, but we're not slouches, either". Getting up 2-0 early on the first place Washington Capitals was just what they thought themselves capable of in this unexpected playoff sequel to their turnaround season. Read More »

Sergio Garcia graces cover of Sports Illustrated following breakthrough Masters victory

He joined "CBS This Morning" to talk about the putt that sent them into the playoff and what it felt like to win after so many years. Westwood, 43, played in his 76th major championship this past week at Augusta . Indeed, Garcia's victory hardly elevated him to the top echelon of favourites in betting for the next major, the U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin in June. Read More »

A Federer-Nadal clash for the Miami Open finals

Federer has also recently won the final of the Paribas Open, in straight sets over Stan Wawrinka. Meanwhile, Nadal lost his fifth Miami Open final after suffering defeats in 2005 (Federer), 2008 (Nikolay Davydenko), 2011 ( Novak Djokovic ) and 2014 (Novak Djokovic). Read More »

Fournette among 22 prospects attending NFL draft's 1st night


Either way, Garrett is more than deserving of being the top pick in the draft, and I'm not saying that just because of how fantastic that video above was. The reason teams trade to get up that high is almost always to snare a quarterback. The Jets have done a lot of work on Trubisky, and it's very possible they could take a quarterback to add to the mix. Read More »

Pochettino cranks up Chelsea pressure in title race


In the title run-in, Chelsea must still also visit Everton who racked up an eighth successive home win when beating Burnley 3-1 to move above Arsenal and United into fifth, albeit having played more games than the teams around them. Craig Shakespeare made only two changes ahead of Tuesday's home second leg with Atletico Madrid, when Leicester will try to overturn a 1-0 deficit. Read More »

High-flying Mumbai face confident Gujarat in IPL

Raina also praised the opening duo of Brendon McCullum (49) and Dwayne Smith (47), who had set the platform for the comfortable chase with a 94-run opening stand. You always go back to your run-up and think 'What ball am I going to bowl?' I had decided I'd bowl a slower ball before I ran in. For Delhi, Chris Morris grabbed three wickets for 23 runs while Shahbaz Nedeem and Pat Cummins took 2 wickets each. Read More »

Ibra sparks United as Sunderland on brink


United needed goalkeeper Sergio Romero to spread himself at close range to deny Victor Anichebe Sunderland's first league goal since 4 February, and the hosts suffered another blow when Larsson was dismissed. Sunderland have now lost six of their past seven games, with their last win coming at Crystal Palace in February. Manchester United are still in the race for the top four. Read More »

La Liga Roundup: Real Madrid, Barcelona stretched but keep win run going

Real Madrid won the match 3-2. Barcelona hosts Real Sociedad on Saturday, its first match since losing 3-0 at Juventus in the Champions League this week. There is little time to rest and those who played today were phenomenal. When we need everyone, they're there. "It was a relief to score at the end and take the three points". Read More »

Rangers vs. Canadiens: Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds and Prediction

Getting a two game lead in a series has been a bit of a rarity in the past six post-seasons. The fans were ready, showing up early for Wednesday's 7 p.m. When the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series starts Wednesday at the Bell Centre, Montreal will be looking to script a different ending. The Rangers need to play like themselves. Read More »

Bayern can still turn it around at Real, says Ancelotti

Real Madrid's confidence is sky-high after their convincing win at Bayern Munich in the Champions League, and they can build on that momentum by taking another step towards the Spanish title when they visit relegation-fighting Sporting Gijon tomorrow. Read More »

Friday Night Orioles Victory GIF Party: Orioles beat Blue Jays, 6-4

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was put on the 10-day disabled list before Friday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. Donaldson will be reevaluated Friday. He gave up two runs on five hits with 10 strikeouts and two walks. Donaldson hobbled into second base and was immediately replaced by pinch runner Jarrod Saltalamacchia . Read More »

How Sergio Garcia joins his heroes Ballesteros and Olazabal

Garcia refused to give up and lady luck smiled upon him as Rose floundered right from the start during the playoff. "It was a great battle with Sergio all day", Rose said. The winning putt swirled into the cup on the first playoff hole, giving "El Nino" a Masters green jacket and giving the country's golden generation of sports stars a new life. Read More »