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Klopp proud as Liverpool return to Champions League

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While the prospect of Champions League football should improve the quality of player Liverpool can attract, they will face close regional competition for signings from Manchester City and potentially United, if Jose Mourinho's side qualify by beating Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. Read More »

Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint in Taco Bell

Thankfully, it seems like both drivers are okay. A police report said the robbery happened shortly before 10pm on Sunday (local time) at the fast-food restaurant less than 2km from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. ". They had already got Emma's wallet and then they were asking for Scott and Dario's mobile phones". Dixon's long-time team boss Chip Ganassi made a joke of the ordeal on Twitter, saying " There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess ". Read More »

Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

Spurs forward David Lee, who suffered a torn left patellar tendon in Game 3 , will also sit out Game 4. Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Golden State beat injury-ravaged San Antonio with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0. Read More »

Man Arrested in Connection to Deadly Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives as the American singer wrapped up her show Monday night in Manchester for thousands of her so-called Arianators, the name adopted by her fans - many of them teenagers and 'tweens. More than 400 officers were deployed on the operation throughout Monday night. Forensic investigations are continuing to determine if the attacker had accomplices, said Chief Constable Ian Hopkins . Read More »

National Football League star Aaron Hernandez's murder sentence overturned after he killed himself

Hernandez died just five days after he was acquitted in a double murder. She ruled under a common law doctrine known as abatement ab initio , which holds that a defendant's death before an appeal erases the conviction. Prosecutors sought to prevent the abatement, arguing that Hernandez's suicide was a deliberate forfeiture of his appeal. "If Hernandez's convictions are vacated, those convictions can no longer be used in civil lawsuits filed by the families of Hernandez's victims and his ... Read More »

Koeman to offer clarity over Barkley's future

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This comes after the Liverpool Echo reported that Ronald Koeman had placed an asking price of £100million on the 58-time Belgium worldwide in a bid to stave off interest from Chelsea and United. and a good contract, that means that you like to keep the player". "In my career, we lost one time Ruud Gullit in PSV [who joined AC Milan in 1987] and everybody was afraid", Koeman said. Read More »

Prolific Nigerian starlet in Arsenal talks

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According to Sky Sports , Arsenal are now leading the chase after opening talks with the club over a summer move. The 19-year old Nigerian ended the 2016/2017 season in the Belgian as the highest goalscorer after notching up 25 goals and provided 14 assists despite Eupen finishing the season in the bottom half of the table. Read More »

Harden, James top All-NBA; George, Hayward out

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The MVP race during the regular season was nearly always a two-person affair between Russell Westbrook and James Harden , but that doesn't mean LeBron James - who wasn't a finalist for the award for the first time since 2008 - isn't entitled to feel snubbed. Read More »

Kyle Larson takes poles for NASCAR All-Star race

A four-time All-Star Race victor at Charlotte, Johnson said that the track had been good to him, but that he understood why holding the race at a track like Bristol could be exciting for fans. Or if you wanted to go the other way ... "I feel like our team is really smart now and we can make the right adjustments". But if a driver opts to uses them in the race's final segment, then they start at the rear of the field. Read More »

Kroenke To Meet With Wenger & Sanchez's Frustration

Alexis Sanchez, whose current contract expires next year, could head the exodus as he is yet to put pen to paper on a new deal. You have certainly to know that there are many aspects of a football club which have to be discussed at a board meeting. Read More »

Premier League report card: how did your club rate in 2016-17?

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It is incredible. It is my first season here in England and I want to say thanks to all the people that voted for me. The Blues boss hoisted the Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge yesterday after beating Sunderland 5-1 . Chelsea benefited from having no European distractions, allowing Conte to lean heavily on a very tight group of first-team players, and adding depth to his squad is now of fundamental importance. Read More »

College student killed in arena bombing

The man who detonated a fatal bomb in the Manchester Arena on Monday night has been formally identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi , British police said Tuesday. The PM said: "It is now beyond doubt that the people of Manchester and of this country have fallen victim to a callous terrorist attack, an attack that targeted some of the youngest people in our society with cold calculation". Read More »

Celtics stun Cavs on Bradley's buzzer beater

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The Cavaliers , with three straight victories to close out the 2016 NBA Finals for their first championship, followed by 10 straight to start the 2017 postseason, were humbled by the Boston Celtics, 111-108 , in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 21 at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

Warriors Eliminate Spurs, Reach NBA Finals For Third Season In A Row

The Warriors feature the No. 1 defensive rating in the postseason, per NBA.com , and set the tone by holding the Spurs to just 19 points in the first quarter. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he would not rush Ginobili into making a decision. But as this affects the Warriors, this next series will dictate all of it. Read More »

United Kingdom police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

More than 400 officers were deployed on the operation throughout Monday night. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that security would be reviewed in the capital after the attack, thought to be carried out by a "lone wolf" suicide attacker. "They were just saying that there was an explosion at the very end of the concert when Ariana was doing her last song, and it kind of was just a lot of chaos". Read More »

LeBron James powerless to help as Celtics steal last second win

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Stevens shook his head vigorously when asked if the play was drawn up with Bradley as the primary shooter, and said he was actually happy the ball made a decision to bounce around before going in to give Boston the win. It would have been no surprise if Thomas decided not to play for the entirety of the playoffs. With Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier expected to get more minutes due to Thomas' absence, these two players could provide tougher matchups for the opposing Cavs players they guard. Read More »

Queen says whole country shocked by Manchester attack

The group's self-styled news agency Amaq separately claimed "a security squad" carried out the attack. Police confirmed a 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack. "This was among the worst terrorist incidents we have ever experienced in the United Kingdom", May said. She also praised the "humanity and compassion" of citizens in the city who helped after the attack by offering their support to the emergency services. Read More »

Liverpool back where they belong, says Klopp

A new left-back is on Klopp's list of targets after Milner, a right-footed midfielder, deputised all season. Klopp hardly spent big last summer with the majority of his outlay going on Sadio Mane (£30million) and Georginio Wijnaldum (£25m). Read More »

Andre Agassi to coach Novak Djokovic at French Open 2017

If he serves this well and this efficient, it's tough to play him on any surface. "Just couldn't find any rhythm". Overall, Djokovic had 27 unforced errors to 14 for Zverev, who also had 16 winners to the Serb's 11. Svitolina will chase a fourth title of the year after trophy triumphs in Taiwan, Dubai and Istanbul. "If he does win, it would be a very cool story for tennis", Isner said. Read More »

Warriors just swept through West while barely breaking a sweat

And next up is the NBA Finals and a probable third consecutive match-up against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , who lost to the Warriors in 2015 then stormed back to beat the Warriors in seven games last postseason. "He is a fantastic coach and a fantastic human being and a great friend", Lacob said. "I don't know if there are many people better than him as individuals", Brown said. Read More »