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Arsenal end Manchaster United's winning streak

He fielded a strong side but were ultimately dealt a major blow in their pursuit of atop-four finish which Mourinho has stated is now "impossible", with goals from Granit Xhaka and Welbeck securing their first league defeat since September. Read More »

Eugenie Bouchard defeats Sharapova in highly anticipated clash


Bouchard, who on Saturday won her first main-draw match since January, has said Sharapova's return was "unfair to all the other players who do it the right way". There appeared to be no outward signs of animosity between the two during the match and as they met to shake hands at the net afterward. "She said, 'Well played, '" noted Bouchard, per the BBC. Read More »

Arsenal end Man United's unbeaten run

That is not normal. "Normally it's win, lose, draw". I was back doing what I like the most , and I'm really excited about being able to help the team as much as I can in the final sprint. "It's a big club". "We are fighting for a Champions League spot through the Europa League , but as well through the Premier League and we came here [to Arsenal] with this aim but unfortunately we couldn't win". Read More »

Antonio Conte uses Cesc Fabregas as example to squad after Boro win


Antonio Conte's men can seal the title with two games to spare though with a win at West Brom on Friday, May 12. Boro will run out having been buoyed by a return of four points from their last two games, a 1-0 victory over derby rivals Sunderland and a 2-2 draw with Manchester City, who rode their luck as they escaped from the Riverside Stadium with a point on April 30. Read More »

Mata: United haven't given up on top four

Mourinho's version of events was skewed, not least when having the gall to highlight Arsenal defending with five at the back at times when United fleetingly threatened to rally. "And if you can cope, you know you have confidence and you can fall back on it and think, "Yeah, I've played like that before and I can do it again". Read More »

Fury: I can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back


After winning the bout, the 27-year-old called out Fury. Joshua says: "I want to start planning how I'm going to improve, because I know my next fight people are going to be watching, you know?" I was screaming, pulling my hair out - or what little hair I've got left - because I was anxious it would cost us millions. Read More »

Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca's 'MSN' hit 100 mark

Cristiano Ronaldo, who was rested at the weekend, and his Real team-mates can expect a fiery reception at the Vicente Calderon on what promises to be an emotional occasion. Barca's formidable front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scored as the champions inflicted the heaviest league defeat of the season on Villarreal, who have the second best defensive record in Spain's top flight. Read More »

Mercedes' Toto Wolff: "A fantastic first win for Valtteri"

The Finn held off a determined push from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to take victory, while his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton was back in fourth. And retired three-time title victor Lauda believes Bottas can now push on in search of further wins, having taken his first chequered flag in just his fourth race for Mercedes. Read More »

Ted Leonsis, Wizards owner, rocked Kelly Oubre jersey for Game 4

Thomas, who finished with 19 points on 7-14 shooting in Game 4, said that the officials' treatment of him must change when the second-round series returns to Boston's TD Garden for Game 5 on Wednesday. Boston Coach Brad Stevens arrived in the District acknowledging that, while his team was up 2-0, the Wizards had controlled the series. But also, it's a 26-0 run, encompassing more than half the entire third quarter, turning a five-point Celtics lead into a 21-point deficit and rendering the ... Read More »

Chelsea stay on track for English Premier League title after downing Everton


In the end, they crumbled under the pressure of Chelsea's relentless probing and Everton manager Ronald Koeman admitted the Blues have the look of champions. "In some games you need a bit of class". The third goal was high quality [showing] the offensive side of Chelsea . What's more, they showed that the strategy Jose Mourinho employed against them at Old Trafford - deputising a midfielder to man-mark Eden Hazard - is not a fool-proof method. Read More »

Guardiola hails influence of 'real central defender' Kompany

However, it was only City's third win in nine league matches, and their inconsistency this season has left them 12 points adrift of leaders Chelsea with three games to play. After De Bruyne's corner had been cleared, Silva worked the ball back to the Belgium global, who rolled a pass inside for compatriot Vincent Kompany to sweep in with a vicious first-time shot. Read More »

India Announce Team for Champions Trophy; Dhawan, Rohit and Shami Return


Interestingly, four of the five above mentioned players also featured in the competition last time around, that was so dominated by Dhawan and Rohit, who laid an excellent foundation for the rest. One look at the team for the Champions Trophy team and the standout theme is safety first. "We all believe that he is still the best wicket-keeper in the world". Read More »

NFL Draft 2017 - Round 5

The Colts knew that their defense needed a lot of work headed into the draft, and they promptly used their first three selections on that side of the ball, getting good value with all of them. Fourth round: Comp pick - No. 37 (143 overall) 6. As awesome as it is that millions tune in for the first round of the Draft, it's arguably even crazier that many keep watching through later rounds, in which players most National Football League fans have never even heard of are drafted. Read More »

Cubs place Heyward on 10-day DL, trade Szczur to Padres


The Cubs also selected the contract of right-hander Dylan Floro from Triple-A Iowa. In his second season as a member of the Cubs, Heyward has remained the team's everyday right fielder to open 2017. Heyward is hitting.253 with three homers and 17 RBIs. The Cubs want him fully healed before he returns. After being designated for assignment last week, it appeared that Matt Szczur's time with the Chicago Cubs had come to an end, and on Monday the team made it official as they traded him ... Read More »

Capitals are running out of ways to try to beat the Penguins


The Alex Ovechkin Capitals have a fundamental flaw. Senators 6, Rangers 5 (2OT): Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation, lifting Ottawa over NY in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Ottawa, Ontario. Read More »

Oilers rout Ducks, set up Game 7


Three straight empty-net goals in the last four minutes brought the Anaheim Ducks back from a 3-0 deficit in a game that deserved a place with the Miracle On Manchester game over in Los Angeles. In a luxury suite in the arena, Wayne Gretzky, now an Oilers executive, stood shaking his head. Like a good leader, part father, part big brother, McDavid also gave Leon Draisaitl a tap on the arm to get the heck into the dressing room when Leon Draisaitl wore the look of an anguished man as he ... Read More »

Swansea climb out of Premier League drop zone


However, if we set up defensively and start to confuse one another again then it will be a long, long trip home from the English South coast. That is the focus for the football club to get the club back in the Premier League. But despite the noise levels exceeding anything else heard at the stadium this season, there was little to write home about in the opening stages as both sides enjoyed spells of possession without fashioning any clear cut chances. Read More »

Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win


Three of the four hits were home runs, including a three-run blast in the fourth. It has been a bit of an underwhelming season from the dish by Machado's standards, and he is slashing.223/.325/.476 with a.341 wOBA through 120 plate appearances. Read More »

Mets suspend Harvey 3 days for violating team rules

He came back the following year and went 13-8 with a 2.71 ERA, helping the Mets reach the World Series in his first postseason. And Terry Collins was still as star-struck about Harvey as a lot of us in NY were when the kid first came along with a fastball he seemingly could throw past the world, ready-made for the big-city spotlight. Read More »

Hull suffer relegation jitters, Man City move up to third

Fifth-placed Manchester United, who play sixth-placed Arsenal on Sunday , have 65. "If we had shown the character and level of performance today throughout the season we'd have many more points". They passed it around well because they were playing with no nerves but we were a bit tense because it was a big crowd and a big game. "Jordan Pickford is a very good goalkeeper and it was a very good performance from him", said Hull's manager, whose side were sunk by his defence's zonal ... Read More »

Penguins push Capitals to the brink of another disappointing ending

We have to forget it and we have to move forward". "I didn't play my game at all tonight", he told reporters. Heading into Wednesday, the Capitals had the best playoff penalty-kill percentage (85.7) of the eight teams left standing. It's been the question everyone's been asking for a couple of years, and we're backed into a corner here. How long it takes to get back into the lineup, who knows, and I would certainly temper any exact expectations but skating today certainly is better than not ... Read More »

Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors


Curry swished a 31-foot 3-pointer that made it 104-77 late in the third quarter and the Blazers couldn't catch up. At full strength, this Warriors team is as nasty as we thought, and Durant was huge contributor to what tied an National Basketball Association record for most points in a first quarter in the playoffs. Read More »

Former Cowboys quarterback Romo fails in bid to qualify for US Open


Only seven players advanced from Romo's qualifier, played at Split Rail Links and Golf Club just outside Dallas and featured a field of 117 players. By far his biggest highlight of the round came when he eagled No. Tony Romo's dream of playing in the U.S. Open is over-at least for the time being. Rain that year resulted in a delay in the sectional, and Romo had to attend organized team activities (OTAs) for the Cowboys. Read More »