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Arsenal victory in vain as top-four hopes end at Premier League

This red is one of his most costly as it means he will miss the opportunity to turn out at Wembley next weekend, when the Gunners will tackle Chelsea in a bid to win their third FA Cup in the space of four years. "It honestly doesn't look too good for next Saturday". Arsene Wenger feels Laurent Koscielny's dismissal during Arsenal's 3-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon was harsh. Read More »

Neal scores in OT to lift Predators to win

The Preds were -139 Sports Interaction series favorites in the conference semifinals against St. Louis, but I liked the Blues there because they had the NHL's best record since Mike Yeo took over as head coach for the fired Ken Hitchcock and because St. Read More »

John Terry handed a start for Stamford Bridge swansong


That is a remarkable statistic when you consider this same team finished 10th in the table the previous campaign in a season where manager Jose Mourinho was sacked and the west London club missed out on European qualification. We have on Sunday to celebrate. "This season showed who came on from the bench was decisive for us". "It means I'm very good at substitutions!" He will make his 717th appearance for the club that he joined when he was 14-years-old. Read More »

Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy


Dixon believes that both Honda and Chevrolet are engaging in a bit of sandbagging and won't show their true hands until "Fast Friday" when the manufacturers are allowed to dial in an extra 10kPa of turbocharger boost in an effort to raise qualifying speeds. Read More »

Classy Pogba inspires Man Utd win over Crystal Palace


Pogba, the world's most expensive player, was one of the few star players to be handed a start by United manager Jose Mourinho after missing the previous two games following the death of the player's father. Harrop became the 100th different player to score a Premier League goal for United and was soon joined on the scoresheet by another academy graduate, albeit this one was far better known. Read More »

Juventus clinches record 6th straight Serie A title


Mario Mandzukic scored from close range after 12 minutes, Paulo Dybala curled in a stunning 25-metre free kick before halftime and Alex Sandro scored late in the game to give them the three points they needed. Mandzukic, described by Allegri as having "a battery that never runs out", has been a key part of their success. The new formation also allowed Juventus to benefit more from the passing ability of Miralem Pjanic as he was fielded alongside Sami Khedira in front of the defence. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are committed to Arsenal


The relief was obvious inside Anfield , and the second half was like a celebration. Wenger said he will make an announcement on his future following the FA Cup final on May 27. Everton are set to have an unchanged squad. It was the flawless start for the hosts, who had dominated the first quarter of an hour, but their momentum was checked when Koscielny leapt needlessly into Valencia and referee Michael Oliver responded with a red card. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Celtics - KS1 | 02:30 CAT

Thomas had been dealing with the injury for more than a week and he was forced to sit out the second half on Friday. "I think, for IT not to play, he'd have to have one of his legs cut off or something", Green said. Meanwhile, the 2017 Playoffs roll on Saturday evening as the Golden State Warriors travel to the San Antonio Spurs for Game 3 of their conference finals. Read More »

NBA names award finalists, LeBron James not a MVP candidate

Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists this year, becoming the second player in history to post a triple-double for the season and turning himself into the possible frontrunner for MVP . LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an National Basketball Association record with their 13th straight ... Read More »

Manchester United record lowest Premier League wins in season


Daley Blind says there will be no split loyalties when Manchester United face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday. At a conservative estimate the game is worth at least 70 million pounds to Manchester United , whilst player wages next season depend on victory over a young Ajax side. Read More »

Mbappe learns plenty from Juve defeat


Juventus head into the second leg of their semifinal matchup against Monaco with all of the momentum after defeating Monaco in Monaco 2-0 in the first leg thanks to a Gonzalo Higuain double. There is no doubt Barca's loss has been Juve's gain. The Dani Alves show will carry on all the way to Cardiff. "It is not easy to make it into the Champions League final, and now we are at a crucial moment of the season, so tomorrow we need to refocus because we have won nothing yet". Read More »

Djokovic eases into Rome semis after rain delay

But it was the current French Open champion who triumphed on Thursday afternoon in Rome. John Isner, of the US, serves the ball to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome , Thursday, May 18, 2017. Read More »

Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out for an estimated nine months after damaging knee ligaments at the team's Europa League quarter-final match against Anderlecht but Mourinho said the Swede would be in Stockholm for the final with the rest of the squad, on crutches or not. Read More »

Angel Gomes becomes Premier League's first 21st century player


At just 16 years and 262 days old Gomes also becomes the youngest debutant at Manchester United for 61 years since David Gaskell way back in 1956. In doing so, he became the youngest ever player to land the prize in its 27-year history. For a man who never gives youth a chance Jose Mourinho was in a generous mood on the last day of the season. (PA Wire) Angel Gomes (behind Mourinho) trained with United's first team. Read More »

League keeps draft festivities at Nets home arena


Now it's happened three years in a row. Brooklyn finished with the worst record in the league but the Celtics had the right to swap picks with them from the 2013 draft-night trade that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Nets. The bad news is Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov are owed over $100 million combined for the next three seasons. Luckily for them, they won big. The only pick for the team to make is Kansas Jayhawks freshman phenom Josh Jackson . Read More »

Lonzo Ball: Lonzo Ball will only work out for Lakers?

NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, left, watches as Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck , right, reacts after the learning the Celtics had won the first pick in the NBA basketball draft, at the draft lottery Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in NY. Read More »

Numbers for Game 4: Anatomy of a Cavaliers sweep

A frustrated and sarcastic DeMar DeRozan told reporters that if Toronto had LeBron James, the Raptors would be advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals. Some will talk about the season that was, other will talk about the offseason to come, but we're here one last time to talk about one game and the numbers that stood out. Read More »

Duct tape used to restrain man on Hawaii flight

A 25-year-old man was duct-taped to his seat by fellow passengers after he tried to enter the cockpit of an American Airlines flight, prompting the USA to rush fighter jets to intercept the plane, a media report said . Uskanli reportedly tried to then sit in a different first-class seat, but he was eventually directed to his seat at the back of the plane. American is in touch with federal law enforcement. Read More »

Military service looms for Players champion Si Woo Kim

Kim Si Woo might have become the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship, but the 21-year-old from Seoul won't be receiving too much special treatment back in South Korea. As for the Stanley-Holmes final pairing Sunday, Stanley said, "Just enjoy the moment, the opportunity, Mother's Day, final group of the Players ... Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho set for 250-game Premier League landmark


I don't want to lose any fans in terms of what their expectations might be, but it's too early to talk about competing for sixth or seventh spot in the Premier League just yet. While it appears all-but impossible Ibrahimovic can play any part in the final, his United team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan says the 6ft 5in striker would play in the match on one leg if he could. Read More »

Why Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has been better than Pep Guardiola - Hasselbaink


The former Juventus and Italy boss has so far been equivocal over his future with Inter Milan making overtures. The composure was the hallmark of their title-winning season. The Italian had seen the potential in a team which won the 2014-15 title under Jose Mourinho before imploding within months. Torres, of course, spent several years at Anfield before moving to Chelsea . Read More »

Senators vs. Penguins live stream, Game 5


Each team is 1-1 at home and on the road. "We just weren't connecting", said Kyle Turris, who was captured on camera jawing with captain Erik Karlsson on the bench. True enough, but it could have been even better if the Senators had the Penguins up against the ropes going into Game 5. The all-time playoff-points leader is, you guessed it, Wayne Gretzky with 382. Read More »