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Guardiola accepts City 'far away' from Champions League

Mary's on Saturday. "I said many times that he's involved in the game". "My feeling before that he was just waiting to score a goal". "But now he is involved in the game". "There are no complaints about what he has done after the injury for Gabriel Jesus". Not in terms of quality; in terms of how they played, that is the big difference. Read More »

Spurs ace Heung-Min Son 'FORGETS' Kieran Trippier's name after Watford?

TOTTENHAM beat Watford in an emphatic 4-0 win at White Hart Lane on Saturday to close the gap on leaders Chelsea. "I'm so happy with the performance", he said. Last season, he set up Son's victor at Vicarage Road before scoring the only goal at White Hart Lane , and he bagged two assists for Kane in the 4-1 win on New Year's Day. Read More »

Man United host Chelsea in Premier League cracker

Premier League leaders Chelsea make the trip north to face United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon (4pm), with Antonio Conte's side 18 points clear of their rivals with just a handful of games remaining this season. Thursday's match in Belgium was a prime example of this season's problems, but Carrick believes they are close to clicking into gear. Chelsea won their last two matches in the Premier League against Bournemouth and a hard fought 2-1 victory against Manchester City and a win ... Read More »

What The Masters win means for Sergio Garcia

The pair exchanged the lead on numerous occasions during the final round at Augusta but after missing one putt to win in regulation play, Garcia birdied the first playoff hole after Rose could only make a bogey. "I'm not 22 or 25 any more, but I feel I still have a lot of great years in me and I'm excited for those". Rose did birdie 15, but both were now level again. Read More »

Cavaliers stunned by Hawks in NBA

Games like this make you think that there could truly be something wrong with the Cavs , but Wednesday's dismantling of the Celtics helps to confirm what everybody thinks: Cleveland will turn it on when it has to. Boston trailed by as many as 20 points before rallying back in the fourth quarter. The Grizzlies played their reserves in the fourth with the seventh seed in the Western Conference already secured. Read More »

Arsenal complete first summer signing with deal for 23-year-old


The 23-year-old Bosnian worldwide defender is said to feature prominently on both Chelsea and Manchester United's summer transfer hit-lists, though it would appear that Arsenal have secured themselves first dibs. The left back position has been a subject of major debate amongst Arsenal fans this season. The signing of the left-back could put an end to the Arsenal careers of either Kieran Gibbs or Nacho Monreal. Read More »

Jordan Spieth among favorites to win Masters


THE DEFENDING CHAMPION - Danny Willett: After captalising on Spieth's collapse to snatch victory previous year Englishman Willett hasn't won since while dropping from world No.9 to 17th. Open, and there's no one being talked about more at Augusta National Golf Club this week. Spieth nearly did it in 2014 before being overtaken by Bubba Watson. Read More »

Sale gets just enough support

WHITE SOX 10, INDIANS 4 Tim Anderson homered on the game's first pitch, Matt Davidson added a three-run shot in a five-run first inning and Chicago beat slumping Cleveland. The home run ball killed him today and that was something we didn't see a lot past year. Xander Bogaerts slapping a fastball at the knees to the opposite field for the go-ahead run. Read More »

The Magic accidentally revealed they want to trade for Dario Saric


On the whiteboard behind him are lists of names of National Basketball Association players - standard procedure as teams think about who to release, sign or trade come summer. The most interesting tidbit comes from under the Hybrid Trade heading (players who can play multiple positions and may be available via trade): In parentheses next to the name of Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric is "For AG?", as in high-flying Magic forward Aaron Gordon . Read More »

There is still time to meet this year's tax deadline

But if you're one of those procrastinators who hasn't filed yet, you're in luck this year. "It costs you to amend a tax return so people have been waiting, making sure they have all their ducks in a row before they come to the tax office", she said. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs escape Game 1 with slim win over Pacers

His shot was on line, but short and the Cavs survived a disastrous final few minutes. George, however, didn't completely agree, saying he needed to get the ball back. "LeBron's a competitor, he wants to win and me tapering his minutes down, he thought it would be bad, especially with the things we was going through at the time", Lue said. Read More »

Kane scores as Spurs thrash Bournemouth


Kane, who won the Golden Boot award last season with 25 goals as Tottenham challenged for the title, is only the fourth player since the start of the Premier League to score 20 goals in three successive seasons - joining Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer and Ruud van Nistelrooy. Read More »

Blue Jay fans hope for a miracle to end losing streak

Scott left the stadium on a spinal board. Scott was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed with a concussion . Scott also got a concussion from a foul tip previous year. It marked his shortest ever start and only the second time in 257 starts that he failed to finish the first inning. "He's an elite player", Gibbons said. Read More »

Morales' walk-off blast ends Blue Jays' 7-game skid

Blue Jays: LHP J.A. Happ (0-2, 5.40 ERA) has allowed two home runs in each of his first two starts, including a 3-1 loss at Baltimore on April 5. Hart, who replaced Asher, lasted 1 1/3 innings, and was charged with two hits and recorded two strikeouts. Read More »

Westbrook nears National Basketball Association immortality

It was an historic, unforgettable game in Chesapeake Energy Arena. "Just kind of sitting there, embracing the moment", Westbrook said of the stoppage. Oklahoma City improved to 32-9 this season when Westbrook gets a triple-double. Russell Westbrook scored 45 points to lead the Thunder to a 103-100 win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Read More »

Arsene Wenger says club faces 'massive' challenge to reach Top 4

Antonio Conte's side hold a seven-point lead at the top, but Tottenham can temporarily trim the gap to four if they beat Bournemouth at White Hart Lane in Saturday's early kick-off. "Some fans say he is not worth it but that is why you have to make the decision in an objective way". A new two-year deal and a big investment in new players would clean him out. Read More »

Allardyce: No clause to sign Sakho permanently


But the decisions had to be made between me, Steve [Parish] and the owners as quickly as we possibly could, and they looked to have helped us to turn it round. Once players build a reputation today - homegrown players particularly - there's always a lot of interest in those players'. Stunning wins over Chelsea and Arsenal this month have given them breathing room, but the defeat against Southampton in between those victories concerned Allardyce. Read More »

Abbott scores late try to give Hurricanes close win over Blues

Barrett called it a "spur of the moment play", but Hurricanes captain T.J. Perenara said it typified their never-say-die attitude. The Blues looked solid in defence in the second half but the Hurricanes began to build phases, with Barrett finally breaking Auckland fans' hearts with a ideal cross kick into the right corner to set up the game victor. Read More »

No Rudy Gobert means the Clippers AKA Lob City are back

You can do that. The Clippers showed a tribute video for Paul Pierce during the game's final timeout. They lost Game 6 back at home. Griffin's been pretty successful at this. But he does consistently give the Jazz a playmaking option from the post, and they've found some creative ways to use that. Hayward was an efficient 7 for 9 from the field while Rudy Gobert , George Hill and Shelvin Mack all finished with 13 for the Jazz. Read More »

Celtics clinch top seed in East

The Boston Celtics defeated the Brooklyn Nets 114-105 in the same fashion we've seen far too many times this season. Jimmy Butler averaged 23.9 points per game this season, his third consecutive season averaging at least 20 points. He shot just 39.5 percent from the field, including 28.3 percent from behind the arc. "If we got a chance to play them in the postseason, I'd love to see it, but I'm not sure how it would turn out". Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Win over Southampton is so important'

City are the more talented of the two sides and should take all three points on Saturday. Sane doubled the lead before Aguero headed in De Bruyne's cross in the 77th minute. Dominating possession, shots, and essentially every other stat from these last two games, they look like a team fighting for European football. Like in weeks past, us at ManCitySquare chose to continue our Combined Best XI idea for this week's match. Read More »

Eden Hazard: 'I knew I'd score against Bournemouth'

Joshua King halved the deficit just before half-time, but Marcos Alonso made it 3-1 with a perfectly flighted free kick after 68 minutes. Chelsea F.C. The 26 year old French International has been controlling Chelsea's midfield throughout the entire season. With Mauricio Pochettino's men looking to reel in leaders Chelsea , top goal scorer Harry Kane was back on the bench less than a month after suffering an ankle injury. Read More »

Phillies may change closers ahead of opener vs. Mets

The 32-year-old veteran is nearly surely headed to the disabled list. He connected on a 1-2 pitch from left-hander Joely Rodriguez , giving Bruce four homers this season and three in the past two days after many expected NY to trade him last winter. Read More »

Hamilton hits back with Chinese win

Ricciardo ended up in fourth position, followed by Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen in fifth and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in sixth. It was a key victory for Mercedes , which headed into the race second place in the overall standings following an upset victory by Ferrari in Australia last month. Read More »

Liverpool's Unprecedented Achievement At Stoke City

Manager Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool's 2-1 win over Stoke as "massive" as his side strengthened their grip on a Champions League spot. Georginio Wijnaldum labelled Roberto Firmino's unstoppable victor against Stoke City "pure quality" - but felt the whole team deserved credit for their comeback. Read More »