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Conte plans fitting farewell for 'champion' Terry

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Matt Law speaks to the men who were with Terry from the moment he joined the club aged 14, and for whom he has played 716 times, winning 15 major trophies. "Now on Sunday we have two targets: to try to win the 30 games in this league". As far as betting is concerned, we are not getting a good enough price to bet on Chelsea to win this game so I am going to avoid that bet. Read More »

Hazard: Chelsea lacked fitness last season

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He continued: "We also want to prepare in the right way for the FA Cup final against Arsenal". Matt Law speaks to the men who were with Terry from the moment he joined the club aged 14, and for whom he has played 716 times, winning 15 major trophies. Read More »

Brewers, Cubs rained out at Wrigley Field, makeup on July 6

Spending his entire big league career with the club as it stands today, the up-and-coming southpaw has already made five relief appearances for the Brewers this season en route to a 4.91 ERA alongside five strikeouts and four walks over the course of 7.1 innings pitched. Read More »

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs

The Celtics , already in an 0-2 hole in their series against Cleveland, will clearly suffer further now that the conference finals have shifted to Cleveland, with Game 3 scheduled for tomorrow at Quicken Loans Arena. It makes sense that an injury may have affected his play, but that isn't an excuse for the fact that he looked like a deer in headlights whenever a double-team was brought his way. Read More »

Cavaliers Embarrass Celtics, Lynx Back in Action

Team doctor Brian McKeon says if he continues playing, he could have "more significant long-term damage to his hip". Thomas did not travel with the team to Cleveland for Game 3 on Sunday. This post-season has been pretty dismal, with very few close games or close series, and a seeming inevitability to outcomes that the Leonard injury merely enhanced. Read More »

Craig Shakespeare wants his players to respond to Tottenham thrashing

BOTH Leicester and Bournemouth will go head to head in the final game of the season with the knowledge they will finish comfortably in mid-table. Writing in his column for BetVictor , Owen said: "Despite the fact that Leicester have won all five home league games under Craig Shakespeare I expect to see Spurs take all three points in what promises to be an open and entertaining game". Read More »

EPL schedule harming Europa League chances: Mourinho

Josh Harrop . The 21-year-old scored a hat-trick for United's U23 side on Monday in front of the watching Mourinho. United had planned to enter into talks with Lous van Gaal's successor this summer, but with entry to next season's Champions League now dependent on victory over Ajax in Stockholm, the club's hierarchy are now said to be adopting a wait and see approach. Read More »

Celts' Thomas (hip) ruled out for rest of playoffs

Thomas aggravated the hip strain in Game 6 of Boston's conference semifinal win over Washington. "In order to avoid more significant long-term damage to his hip, we could no longer allow him to continue". Celtics head coach Brad Stevens told reporters that Thomas underwent a variety of tests leading up to Game 7 of that series, which he ended up playing in. Read More »

Chelsea to beat Manchester United to Monaco midfielder with quick €50m bid

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The Blues will be looking to defend their title next season and make an impact on their return to the Champions League, and France global Bakayoko could add vital depth to a relatively thin squad. It appears as though Chelsea have learnt from the disaster of a season that we endured last time around., which is great news. Monaco's crop of talented youngsters has been tipped to be taken apart in the coming transfer window, and it is thought Conte also has his sights set on Thomas Lemar, ... Read More »

13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

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On a cool, cloudy afternoon, a lightly raced long shot named Cloud Computing would darken their day. Cloud Computing went off a 14-1 odds. The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes drew a competitive field of ten--led by Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming . Read More »

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney may miss out on Old Trafford sendoff

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But Mourinho does not think the Dutch side should have ever been in the competition. 'Chelsea have had no Champions League and that focus gave them the glory of winning the Premier League... "You [journalists] know him better than me because you know him for a few years but if anyone sees him for the first time, ten minutes is enough to see the potential". Read More »

Sanchez saves Arsenal in 'must-win' game

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 10: An injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal leaves the pitch during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on May 10, 2017 in Southampton , England. And the Frenchman said he never doubted his players during their sticky run which still threatens to cost them a place at Europe's top table. He scores important goals . Read More »

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

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The Celtics' disastrous Eastern Conference finals against the Cavaliers grew worse Saturday with word that star Isaiah Thomas was done for the season with a right hip injury. "For him to have to sit is really hard". He was scoring 23.3 points per game in the playoffs - including a 53-point game vs. Washington that was one shy of John Havlicek's franchise postseason record. Read More »

Boxer's uncle lands brutal sucker punch on nephew's opponent

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Dirrell was awarded the fight after Uzcategui sent his opponent to the canvas with a flurry of blows after the bell. As Dirrell was being attended to by the ringside doctor, Lawson stormed across the ring and unleashed a left hand that landed on Uzcategui's face, almost igniting a riot in the ring. Read More »

Rafa Nadal sets up Novak Djokovic semi in Madrid, overtakes Roger Federer

Fourth seed Nadal won 6-3 6-1 in 72 minutes in a match which showed promise early but quickly became a procession. Fognini, who has two prior claycourt wins over Nadal in their seven meetings on the dirt, was not done though. "I think we have to understand that to be up there with all of the pressure, stepping onto the court with the obligation to win, there might come a moment where the level won't be the same always", Lopez said. Read More »

Spurs: Ginobili Played 5 Minutes as Popovich Conserves

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Leonard remains questionable for Saturday's Game 3 at San Antonio . San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge appeared to step under the foot of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant Tuesday night during Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Read More »

Cavs Set Playoff Record With 41-Point Lead Against Celtics

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This will be Lebron James's seventh consecutive appearance in the NBA Finals. Together, they need one more win to set an National Basketball Association record for consecutive postseason wins, and would become only the third team in league history to start the playoffs 11-0. Read More »

Sam Allardyce revels in Crystal Palace's Premier League survival

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Speaking ahead of Palace's win over Hull , Allardyce said: "Would we like Mama Sakho? Yes". Hull City manager Marco Silva reacts after the match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park May 14, 2017 . In the circumstances, the first goal would be crucial and Hull were getting a sinking feeling once again after Zaha punished a awful blunder to open the scoring in the third minute. Read More »

Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

Furthermore, the Eastern Conference Finals shall also be opened by Cleveland Cavaliers tonight in Boston. Kawhi Leonard led his team to a 20-point halftime lead to the dismay of Warriors fans at Oracle Arena, again making a strong case for calling him the Most Valuable Player this season, according to Bleacher Report . Read More »

Harry Kane scores FOUR as Tottenham hit Leicester for six

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Harry Kane staked his claim to finish as the Premier League's top scorer with a scintillating four-goal blast in Tottenham's 6-1 demolition of Leicester on Thursday. The 45-year-old Argentinian said he was not anxious Kane would leave in the close season as Spurs were in a position to keep the players they wanted to keep. Read More »

Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

Now he has to do it all over again. Bourdais had just completed two laps over 231 miles per hour - the fastest laps of the day - when the vehicle started to spin. The fastest nine cars will battle for pole on Sunday. That was followed by Sebastien Bourdais' astonishingly hard, head-on crash. Bourdais had just completed two laps over 231mph (370kmh) - the fastest laps of the day - when the vehicle started to spin. Read More »

Man United's bonuses for winning the Europa League revealed in the Times

Speaking after Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane - the last game played at the historic ground - Mourinho admitted to reporters that finishing in the top four was no longer priority. "I hope we can enjoy something similar after the final in Stockholm". "When I have 14, 15 players I can't do it". "Even the draw [for the fixtures], if it is a draw, I never understood well if it is a draw", Mourinho said. Read More »

Cloud Computing Wins Preakness Stakes

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Cloud Computing , left, ridden by Javier Castellano, second from left, wins142nd Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico race course as Classic Empire (5) with Julien Leparoux aboard takes second, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Baltimore . As Philly.com pointed out, Velazquez made a subtle but brilliant move to keep Always Dreaming off the rail so he had room to accelerate through the finish without being blocked. Read More »