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Guardiola looking to improve Man City's firepower

It is also understood that several members of Manchester City's staff were in attendance at the Ariana Grande concert. City finished 15 points adrift of eventual champion Chelsea . However, this season's return conceals two awesome statistics surrounding De Bruyne with the attacking midfielder contributing 16 assists in the Premier League and having struck the woodwork nine times in league games alone - comfortably top in those respective categories. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Teams 'having a breather' instead of competing until end


Mesut Ozil produced a standout display as Arsenal maintained their late push to secure a place in next season's Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Sunderland this evening. Sunderland fought and you want that in the Premier League - that's what you want from every team". "They wanted to win the championship without losing a game and I told them that I believed they could do it". Read More »

Arsenal and Chelsea dominate FA Cup during Premier League era

Alex Ferguson told Sky Sports News this week the pressure on Wenger was "ridiculous" but the Frenchman admits he is unlikely to match his former rival's 26 years in charge at Manchester United . A review of security is underway at Wembley ahead of Saturday's final between the Gunners and Chelsea following Monday's suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena, which left 22 people dead and 59 injured. Read More »

The Queen holds moment of silence for Manchester concert bomb victims

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall expressed their "most heartfelt sympathy" for the families and friends of the victims, branding the incident "truly dreadful". "The people have no such protections". Morrissey Criticizes Theresa May and the Queen in a Statement on the Manchester Attacks " Politicians tell us they are unafraid, but they are never the victims." . Read More »

Ducks vs Predators: Western Conference Finals Preview


Perhaps it stems back to last season when the Predators eliminated the Ducks in the first Western Conference series. "Having the clinching game last night and then being - I don't know if it's called forced - to play the next game in less than 48 hours is kind of a surprise", Carlyle said. Read More »

"Possible, possible." - Antoine Griezmann Makes A Huge Statement About Manchester United Transfer


After saying a transfer to the English Premier League was "possible", 26-year-old Griezmann was asked to rate the possibility out of 10. With the side moving to a new stadium next season and consistently involved in the latter stages of the Champions League, Atletico Madrid would be an attractive option for Lacazette, although the 25-year-old has no shortage of suitors. Read More »

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' declared tax-free in Odisha


Entertainment tax for the movie has been waived for audience as Sachin is a source of inspiration for the youth. India were bundled out for 234 and lost the 2003 World Cup final by 125 runs in Johannesburg. For the first time, Sachin's family, his mother, brother, wife, will be seen talking about the living legend, Sachin Tendulkar on screen, sources said. Read More »

LeBron James frustrated with reporter after Game 3 loss to Celtics

It was good enough though to help the Boston Celtics shock the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday, and not just because it eventually went through the hoop. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was an assistant in Boston and said his team reminds him of those Celtics teams with Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo. Read More »

Arsenal win but miss Champions League

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have congratulated Chelsea star Victor Moses on winning the 2017 Premier League title. Arsenal failed to clinch a top-four place in the Premier League, which will have a significant financial impact as they have not qualified for the lucrative European Champions League for the first time in 20 seasons. Read More »

Johnson shoots down Dillashaw title fight


There is no word if the fight will be for Johnson's flyweight championship, though Dillashaw had previously shown an interest in the belt. Following weeks of speculation that 135-pound champion "No Love" would be unable to participate in his TUF 25-ending bantamweight title grudge match with former teammate and champion TJ Dillashaw, ESPN's Brett Okamoto revealed that Dana White informed him Garbrandt was indeed out. Read More »

Irving, Cavaliers rebound with Game 4 win over Celtics

Love continued his strong series with 17 points and 17 rebounds. The Cavs' second-half defense was just as impressive, holding the Celtics to a measly 42 points after the break. The Cavs are better off getting that bad game of their chest when they still are in such a good position. "I'm focused on the present, not the past". Read More »

No Fun League Eases Celebration Rules

National Football League owners have managed to actually make some good decisions in their latest round of rule changes. The first two were in the old Tampa Stadium, the latter two in Raymond James Stadium, which has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation in the last couple of years, hoping to land another Super Bowl. Read More »

Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid

The Frenchman, who is out of contract at the end of the campaign, is preparing for the final Premier League game of the season against Everton with a faint hope of finishing in the top-four for the 21st consecutive season. Kroenke has always offered his full support to Wenger in the past, and it is looking increasingly likely that the Arsenal manager will still be there when the new season starts in August. Read More »

Spurs' Leonard doesn't practice, questionable

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the Boston Celtics in Game 1 , and are the favorites to advance to the NBA Finals. San Antonio Spurs star forward Kawhi Leonard did not participate in Thursday's practice, and his status for Saturday's Game 3 in San Antonio against the Golden State Warriors remains in question because of an ankle injury. Read More »

Al Horford scores 16 points in win over Cavaliers

A moment later, he added, "That's all I've got to say about my performance". James has had a few bad playoff performances in his career. The mysterious, low-energy Game 5 against the Celtics in 2010, in which he was a stunning nonfactor. Read More »

Penguins Smash Senators; Senators Put on Brink

Goaltender Matt Murray picked up his second career postseason shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins thrashed Ottawa 7-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final on Sunday afternoon at PPG Paints Arena , pushing the Senators to the brink of elimination. Read More »

Cavs coach defends LeBron James after 'weird' loss to Celtics


The Cleveland Cavaliers are the reigning National Basketball Association champions and, with a 21-point lead midway through the third quarter in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday night, were on the verge of winning a league-record 14th consecutive postseason game. Read More »

Rory McIlroy manages change, rust at The Players

Si Woo Kim of Korea set the clubhouse lead on seven under follwoing a 68 on Saturday, though ahead of him were JB Holmes, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley, who were amongst the latest starters. "The round today it was very solid", Hughes said. Few knew what to expect from Day this week. "I just like the golf course". American Phil Mickelson , defending champion Jason Day of Australia, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott of Australia are among those who shot 70 and are three strokes ... Read More »

There is nothing to discuss - Sturridge happy at Liverpool

Gray's fairly limited involvement with last season's Premier League champions poses as a worry in terms of a need for Klopp to be targeting proven talent. The England worldwide started just seven Premier League matches for Liverpool this season but despite his lack of action under Klopp, who has preferred Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi over him in recent months, he was keen to stress that he is happy on Merseyside and will seemingly not push for a summer exit. Read More »

Manchester City romp to win at Watford to ensure third place

Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the Premier League began in 1992 and they became the first Premier League team to register 30 victories in one season. The Argentina striker has endured one of his most hard seasons at City — he was even dropped at times with Guardiola wanting more from him — but he finished it with 33 goals in all competitions. Read More »

Liverpool, City deny Arsenal top-four finish


Providing they win a Champions League qualifier at the start of next season, they will take their place in Europe's elite competition for only the second time in seven seasons, having missed out on Europe altogether this season. The ex-England goalkeeper, who won three league titles and four FA Cups with Arsenal , said: "If Arsene stays, and I hope he does, the board need to back him". Read More »

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss named manager of the year by LMA

Arsenal will not get "close to the top" if Arsene Wenger stays on and refuses to adopt a similar mindset to Jose Mourinho , says Paul Merson. The Italian is only the third foreign victor of the prestigious award after Claudio Ranieri picked up last year's prize and Arsene Wenger, who won the accolade in 2002 and 2004. Read More »

LeBron James Just Did Something He's Never Done Before

James did not address the media Monday , hours after one of the worst postseason games of his career, an 11-point, six-turnover, head-scratching atrocity in a 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics that — for the time being — has made the Eastern Conference finals interesting. Read More »

Maria Sharapova snubbed for TV duty at French Open too

Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash hopes the All England Club will "stay strong" and not offer Maria Sharapova a wildcard entry into this year's championships. Ever since returning from her 15-month suspension, Sharapova has competed at three events. "The start to the year has been magical for me but I need to recognize that scheduling will be the key to my longevity moving forward", he said. Read More »