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Arsenal, Wenger fail to make Champions League after 20 years

The Reds now hold a narrow one-point advantage over fifth-placed Arsenal, who face Everton, knowing they can rule out any possible overhaul from their rivals by beating relegated Middlesbrough. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez looks dejected after Everton were awarded a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Everton at The Emirates stadium in London, Sunday May 21, 2017 . Read More »

Spurs: Kawhi officially 'questionable' for Game 3 of West finals

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Leonard aggravated a prior ankle injury midway through the third quarter after landing on the Warriors' Zaza Pachulia's foot, however. "Tonight, it's not what I expected". "I'm disappointed", Popovich said. It was an unfortunate situation, I wish it didn't happen, but I don't think it was intentional. "I'm like, I've got 5 cops around me, so I just stopped", Brown said. Read More »

Harry Kane victor ends an era at the Lane

Club chairman, Daniel Levy, has been working on the project of a new stadium dating back a number of years and his plans are finally coming to fruition. [I'd thought before the game that] to score the winning goal or something like that would be special, and for it to happen is just fantastic. Pochettino, who expressed his disappointment after failing to win the title, admitted that he is delighted with his side's achievement this season. Read More »

Kyle Busch wins $1 million with All-Star victory

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Busch took advantage of Brad Keselowski, whose team didn't know the rules, and jumped from the second row to the lead as the final pack jostled past Keselowski and watched Busch drive away and celebrate his first Charlotte win in a Cup auto . Read More »

Mourinho seals winning record on 250th Premier League game

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Jose Mourinho will not given a contract extension or pay rise if Manchester United fail to win the Europa League, according to reports. By the end of last season, United had collected £870.3m in prize payments. Play was now slow and stretched at Old Trafford, which witnessed history in the 88th minute as Rooney was withdrawn and replaced by debutant Gomes. Read More »

Arsenal miss EPL top 4 spot in 20 years

Let's take a look at the matchups. With Wenger's future still uncertain, Sunday's visit of Everton could yet prove to be his last-ever game in charge of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium . Wenger wants to be remembered for his 20 years of elite management at an elite football club. Beating Chelsea in next Saturday's final would provide some salvation for Wenger in this miserable season but he will be depleted in defense. Read More »

Cloud Computing pulls off upset in Preakness Stakes

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Cloud Computing, a horse owned by a couple of hedge-fund managers, won the 142nd Preakness Stakes on Saturday, edging out the more traditionally named Classic Empire at the wire. Classic Empire is a colt who likes to run near the front, taking aim at the early leaders in the Derby. The race for all the money was hooked up at the sixteenth pole when Cloud Computing ranged up alongside of Classic Empire . Read More »

Pippa Middleton's Wedding at St

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Three-year-old Prince George, third in line to the throne after grandfather Charles and father William, took a starring role with his younger sister as attendants to the bride. She focused on making sure the young page boys and bridesmaids behaved, once raising her finger to shush the rambunctious youngsters. Well, you see, Markle, Prince Harry's girlfriend and maybe soon-to-be wife, was trying to do the honorable thing and let the bride shine on her big day. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins vs. Senators Game 4

That should make them the logical favourite now - as the Vegas oddsmakers had the Pens, even trailing 2-1 in the series . "At the same time , we know we're still okay here". Crosby's revenge was quick: stationed to the side of the Ottawa net, he poked the puck in behind Anderson for his sixth playoff goal. He gave the Penguins a 2-0 lead with his 55th career playoff goal - two back of Henrik Zetterberg for third among active players - on the power play, banging a puck past Anderson as he ... Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Out for Rest of Postseason

If there's one thing we know about the playoffs. The Los Angeles Lakers somehow avoided disaster and kept their top three pick by grabbing the second pick. Tip-off is set for 8:30 p.m. At the 7:46 mark of the quarter, small forward LeBron James caught a swing pass from power forward Kevin Love and buried a step-back three-pointer from 23 feet away. Read More »

F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

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The German built a lead of around eight seconds at one point, before the Briton fought back, eventually making a decisive pass - but only after a punishing 44 laps. "I don't know, it's hard to say", he added. You can watch the Spanish Grand Prix live on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app from 7am ET. Hamilton started the race on pole but a flawless getaway for Vettel from second on the grid saw the Ferrari man initially take the lead. Read More »

Arsene Wenger not giving up hope of Champions League qualification

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Arsenal need Liverpool or Manchester City to drop points in order to have any chance of clinching a Champions League spot. "With him, I feel he had something still left, but once he's on the pitch and gets the ball, he always becomes a devil and forgets his pain", Wenger said in the press conference after revealing that he only chose to play the Chilean at 4pm on Tuesday (16 May). Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in straight sets to reach Madrid final

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They probed and passed each other, and at the last gasp, Djokovic worked a break point as Nadal, clearly tight for the first time this match , netted a forehand. Nadal has been playing some of his best tennis this year. As I go along, I hope to continue getting better and getting stronger. "It means the world to me to make it to another final here in Madrid ". Read More »

US Olympic boxer Stevenson wins again on Crawford undercard

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He then unloaded a couple hard shots toward the end of the round, prompting trainer Joel Diaz to tell referee Steve Willis his fighter could no longer continue. "But then when they get in the ring with me it's like a whole totally different thing and they see something that they ain't never seen before", Crawford said. Read More »

Premier League Wenger 'sad' for Adams 'paper bag' jibe

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I'm the manager of Arsenal Football Club and as long as I'm manager of Arsenal Football Club, I will decide what happens on the technical front. On the other side, Arsenal are in a win-and-hope-for-the-best situation. Former Everton and Arsenal striker Francis Jeffers has jumped to the defence of Arsene Wenger. After that, Wenger will prepare his players for a third FA Cup final in five years when they take on Chelsea at Wembley on May 27. Read More »

Mumbai bowl; Ferguson replaces Stokes for Pune

But he also went and join up with the South Africa team. RPS also happened to be the neighbour of the team Mumbai. With this match being played at home, there will be the pressure of expectation on MI, who start this game as the obvious favourites. Read More »

Wenger desperate for lifeline in Premier League finale

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He said: "If we have a real problem creating chances then we have to think about it, but we just have to make better decisions and be more clinical at home". "Only if you let it be more hard, it is more hard". "Arsenal have a great team, some really good individual quality, but we can beat them, as we showed at home". Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal fight on as Wawrinka bows out — Madrid Open

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CORRECTING SCORES: Novak Djokovic of Serbia sits between games during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against to Nicolas Almagro of Spain in Madrid , Spain, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. She avoided a scare yesterday after coming from 5-2 down in the final set to beat Roberta Vinci of Italy and was once again taken to three sets. Fognini played aggressively, however, and forced Nadal on to the defensive as he took the match into a deciding set. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas says he and Markelle Fultz can play together

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This issue is unlikely a concern for Thomas who is focused on bouncing back after the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated Boston in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. It's some truly elite company that the 5-foot-9 Thomas always believed he could be part of, too. "I'm appreciative. It's been a pretty good year for my team and for myself individually". Read More »

Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool deserve top-four finish after 'special' season

Top four in Klopp's first full season would be a great achievement but only providing we got through to the group stage of the Champions League. Liverpool know a win will guarantee them a top four finish and if they score a bucket load of goals there's a possibility they could overtake City on goal difference should Pep Guardiola's side draw at Watford. Read More »

Celtics blow out Wizards, take 3-2 series lead

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He had 13 points and heard an expletive-laced chant in the fourth quarter. Avery Bradley said after Game 5 that the team already talked about how sweet it will be if they can close out the series in Washington . The Wizards did well to contain the Celtics' best player, Isaiah Thomas . (More on that in a second.) The questions surrounding the Celtics' ability to produce points outside of Thomas have been prominent throughout the season. Read More »

Spurs Kawhi Leonard misses practice, remains questionable for Game 3

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ESPN's online experts predicated unanimously, 22-0, that the Spurs would lose to the Warriors. Here is what is scary about the Warriors - they have so many players capable of beating you on any given night. Popovich argued that Pachulia intentionally slid his foot out to make contact with Leonard. San Antonio's head coach, Greg Popovich, tried every combination of players to put a dent into the lead. Read More »

Mourinho confirms Blind will miss Southampton game

United were knocked out of the running for Champions League qualification but can still reach Europe's highest club competition through the Europa League. "I don't think (he will be available)", Mourinho said. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has vowed to pick a strong line-up against Southampton in Wednesday's Premier League tie at St. Read More »