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US admiral: North Korea's action 'recipe for disaster'


U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire worldwide community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn't implement United Nations sanctions is supporting Pyongyang's actions. Read More »

Big game Ronaldo strikes again for Zidane


Celta have won 2, drawn 2 and lost 6 games out of the last 10. "Nobody is speaking about that in the dressing room". Ronaldo trained today having missed the last four away La Liga games - but Zidane confirmed the Portuguese superstar will take part in Vigo. Read More »

James Harden himself can't explain his very bad performance in Rockets' loss


Without his physical presence, Aldridge went to work, scoring 10 points in the first quarter as the Spurs jumped to a 31-24 lead. By eliminating the Houston Rockets from the National Basketball Association playoffs in a thorough 39-point rout, the San Antonio Spurs punched their ticket to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2014. Read More »

Juventus ace Paulo Dybala says he would "love to play with Zidane"

Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in their three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side who ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run in January. Madrid will face Juventus at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on 3 June in a bid to claim their 12th Champions League crown. It is a stark contrast to their continental cousins, with Real Madrid advancing to the semi-final stage for the seventh consecutive season this year. Read More »

Arsenal sweating over Oxlade-Chamberlain injury ahead of Stoke trip

However, despite it looking like it will go down right to the last game of the season, Wenger refuted suggestions that if they secured a top-four finish, it would be one of his best. Arsenal stayed fifth but climbed to within one point of fourth-placed Liverpool and three of third-placed City with two matches remaining. "Every time it was interesting, I think, the play. Read More »

Preds Rally, Beat Ducks 2-1 To Take Western Finals Lead

John Gibson, starting goalie for the Anaheim Ducks, has somehow, by the stroke of God, managed to get his team to the Western Conference Final. Filip Forsberg, James Neal and Ryan Johansen scored for the Predators, who continued their Cinderella run through the National Hockey League postseason by winning game one in Anaheim . Read More »

The New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's #2 Jersey


Jeter eventually made his way onto the field where he got a close look at the plaque the Yankees have dedicated to Monument Park in his honor. Jeter spent two decades with the Yankees and finished his career as the team's all-time leader in hits (3,465), games played (2,747), at-bats (11,195), doubles (544) and stolen bases (358). Read More »

Pens drop game 1 to Ottawa in OT


Enter Phil Kessel, the mercurial forward with the blistering shot and occasionally blistering tongue. "It's a refresh, I think, for me". Consider the message delivered. They owe it to each other and to their fans to do what it takes to win as many games as possible. Rust was on the losing end of a clean check by Ottawa's Dion Phaneuf 4:58 into the game. Read More »

Predators draw first blood in Western Conference Final

The Nashville Predators certainly appeared to have an advantage over the Anaheim Ducks heading into the start of the Western Conference Final on Friday. Ducks goalie John Gibson was pulled from the net after surrendering three goals in the first 8:25 of the game. Just two days after finishing off the Oilers in the second round, Anaheim struggled to keep up at times in its second conference finals appearance in three years. Read More »

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

Boston also got the Nets' first-round picks in 2014, 2016 and 2018. 'We have plenty of time to decide what to do, but I would imagine we'll make the pick, ' Grousbeck said. But then Pelinka suggested the Lakers were fortunate to win five of their last six games, giving them the third-worst record instead of the second-worst mark. Read More »

Ross Barkley valued at £50m by Everton


England worldwide team-mate Walcott, meanwhile, has been named as one of three players on Koeman's wishlist this summer, with the forward having scored an impressive 19 goals for Arsenal this term. However, with negotiations continuing to stall, it looks likely that he will seek a fresh challenge this summer. Barkley has 12 months left on his contract and talks over an extension have stalled through the season. Read More »

Mourinho bemoans fixture congestion ahead of Saints clash

And executive vice-chairman Woodward said: "We're approaching the end of a compelling season - our first with Jose Mourinho as manager and one which I believe we've made tremendous progress, both on and off the pitch". [Henrikh] Mkhitaryan one day off, he played 90 minutes, 70, 30 more". As I was saying Blind will not be playing against Southampton and Fellaini will because he's not played the last three matches and these are examples of trying not to accumulate when people have to play ... Read More »

Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny

You will always have regrets because you could have one point more but you forget as well the games you won in the last season where you could the season after not win. "So I don't know why suddenly it could become such a big problem", he said. "I still think we just have to give our best to get to 75 points and if it doesn't happen, it doesn't happen". Read More »

Kane outlines why leaving White Hart Lane won't hurt Spurs

The powerful moment for Spurs has now inspired #COYS #TheLaneTheFinale and #FarewellWhiteHartLane top trending terms on Twitter. He concluded by looking to the future saying that " now we have to focus on the last two games ", adding "All we can say is that next season we will give our best and try to win the league". Read More »

Updated draft lottery projections for the Nuggets

Teams' chances of receiving the No. 1 pick are weighted based on their record during the 2016-17 season. The Magic are set to receive the Lakers' 2019 first round pick if Lakers fall out of the top three in the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery. Boston can select no lower than fourth in the June draft. That 18.3 percent is created from a 5.3 percent chance at the top pick, six percent chance at the second pick, and a seven percent chance at the third pick. Read More »

Another reason for Predators' playoff success? A red hot penalty kill

The Ducks to me have a deeper roster up front than the Preds and will have to take advantage of that tonight if they're going to salvage a split on home ice as Nashville has the edge on the blue line and in the crease and if they can find a way to be better in the offensive third than the Ducks than this could be a quick series. Read More »

Jose Mourinho keen on signing Real Madrid star

Manchester United, Arsenal and the Chinese Super League have all been mentioned, but it looks like another club is ready to pounce. Apart from Morata, United are targeting Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe and Dries Mertens in the next summer transfer window. Read More »

Kipchoge misses sub-2 hour marathon by just 26 seconds

Kipchoge can take inspiration from the fact that he took over two-and-a-half minutes off compatriot Dennis Kimetto's world record of 2hrs 02mins 57secs, set at the 2014 Berlin Marathon , in Saturday's unofficial world record attempt. "But I've never seen anything like what we saw today", says Nike CEO Mark Parker after the race. "What it will mean to a running population is that it would be a big mental barrier where people can understand yes, we can do this", Brad Wilkins, the ... Read More »

Tottenham were flawless against Manchester United - Pochettino

Supporters flooded onto the pitch at the end of the game before eventually being persuaded to return to their seats for a ceremony featuring famous figures from the club s past. "We have been unbeaten at home all season so there are a lot of things to be happy about". Spurs , though, have shown clear signs of progress. It's the next step for us. Read More »

Spurs Open Western Finals Visiting Oakland

The Rockets trailed 3-2 going into game six at the Toyota Center and knew they needed a big performance in front of their own fans to take the contest the distance. Capela ended with 15 points and was the only Rocket with double figures in rebounds with 12 boards. Mike Brown will again coach in his place. With this highly-anticipated game just around the corner, experts are starting to give their picks. Read More »

Watch New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's Number


The Astros' Carlos Beltran , a teammate of Jeter's on the Yankees, handed Jeter his blazer. In other words, Ortiz is the sort of player who deserves the pomp and circumstance Jeter received on Sunday. The Flip When down 2-0 against the Oakland Athletics, Jeter came charging in from seemingly nowhere to pick up a ball that missed the cut off man and throw it to home before the Athletics could make another homer. Read More »

White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

Comey, whom Trump fired last week , wrote in a memo after a February meeting at the White House that Trump asked him to stop the FBI's investigation of Flynn and his Russian contacts, according to a person who had read the memo. McMaster would not confirm if that information was classified. Donald Trump said he had the "absolute right" to share information with Russian Federation - hours after sending aides out to brand the rumours "fake news". Read More »