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Arsneal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup


Information from the Press Association was used in this report . Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious to publicly discuss whether the board, headed by American owner Stan Kroenke, will offer a new contract. Because I feel this club has special values, and we have shown it again today. There was better luck, too. Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey was ruled offside but Antony Taylor overruled his assistant's decision and allowed Sanchez's goal . Read More »

LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

Last year's NBA Finals went seven games, how can it be topped? The St. Louis Hawks had to get past the Minneapolis Lakers . New York Yankees vs. But the 1980s were right back to where we expected. There is some truth to both arguments, but the fact of the matter is these teams aren't almost as bad as they're perceived to be after LeBron gets through with them and he deserves credit for such consistent and interminable dominance that doesn't appear to be reaching its climax anytime soon. Read More »

Arsene Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup unclear on Arsenal future


He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players. " The most important thing is to give a correct evaluation of our season ", he said. "I wanted to contribute on the pitch so to be able to lead the team out for the first time officially as captain was a very proud moment for me". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton retains respect for Sebastian Vettel after Spain battle

Hamilton's tire strategy paid off and guaranteed him a second victory over Vettel this season, but the German remains on top of the 2017 driver standings. "I was doing what I could to say in front, but as soon as I was alone he just flew past". "It was a nice race". He added his hopeful 12th-place finish to the leg of Spanish ham that a fan handed him over a barbed-wire fence while he was greeting his home supporters before the race. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey wins FA Cup for Arsenal


The Blues doubles hopes went up in smoke when Nigerian worldwide, Moses, was shown a second yellow card for simulation as his side went down 2-1 at a packed Wembley. Fair play to him, he changed the system. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted his assistant referee before concluding, correctly, that Ramsey had not been interfering with play, but replays showed Sanchez had handled the ball when he charged down Kante's clearance. Read More »

Indianapolis 500 Pole Winner Gets Robbed Trying to Buy Tacos

Two boys approached Dixon's window, pointed a gun at him and asked for his phone and wallet. "It's kinda scary. You would think that would never happen to us here". A day later, Dixon tweeted about "what an intense day" Sunday was on Monday morning, though the photo accompanying it makes it seem like he was talking about the pole-not the robbery. Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen to start from pole at Monaco GP

Last year, Ferrari was doing the head-scratching, but Raikkonen's and Vettel's cars both look in great shape now. Pole-position starter Kimi Raikkonen produced a steady race in order to secure second place, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed third in a rather uneventful afternoon in the south of France. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game 5: What We Learned

His Cavaliers had ransacked their home - the Celtics had never led in any of the three games here while losing them by a combined 90 points - and yet they didn't appear to care about any of that. Jordan's supporters, for instance, can point out that the Chicago Bulls great scored his career playoff total in fewer games than James. "It has nothing to do with passing him in rings, passing him in points, passing him in MVPs. Read More »

Real Madrid win first La Liga title since 2012


The match starts at 19:00 on 21 May 2017. "You (the media) say things about Cris without knowing the truth", said the World Player of the Year. And Messi rounded off the scoring with his 53rd goal of the season in stoppage time. And after resisting an Atletico Madrid onslaught on Wednesday night to progress to the Champions League final 4-2 on aggregate despite losing 2-1 on the night, he confessed he will name two very different teams at home to Sevilla and at Celta in midweek. Read More »

Ernie Els penalizes himself after chipping in for eagle at BMW PGA

The four-time major victor took a two-shot penalty and his 71 left him five strokes back. "I pulled my second shot a bit left and hit it into the bank of the bunker", Els explained. Defending champion Chris Wood was round in 72, level par, and joked he would like to see the new greens replaced by the ones from a year ago. Indeed, four of the greens - the eighth, 11th, 14th and 16th holes - have been completely reshaped while five more - the third, fourth, fifth, 12th and 15th holes - ... Read More »

Cavaliers set franchise record, score 75 points in first half vs. Celtics


Betcha the Cavs will win one of the first two in Oakland and the Warriors take at least one in Cleveland . Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. In this case both teams have been so impressive away from their own arenas, I'm not sure it matters. Warriors forward Kevin Durant goes up for a dunk against Cavaliers forward Kevin Love . Read More »

Celtics fall in Game 5, playoff run over

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN. That's basically what happened. Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - racking up a career postseason total of 5,995 points and bumping His Airness Michael Jordan down to No. Read More »

England beat South Africa by two runs in second ODI, bag series

Joe Root batted well but was then cut off in his prime, run out backing up when Pretorius deflected a drive by Morgan on to the stumps. As at Leeds, South Africa won an apparently useful toss and England were 80 for 3 in the 16th over before a 95-run stand between Stokes and Eoin Morgan helped even up the contest. Read More »

Cavaliers beat Celtics 135-102, reach finals

LeBron James is advancing to his seventh straight NBA Finals and his eighth overall. Based on his comments from last night, he wants his team to be able to enjoy this moment and not take it for granted, and over the next week they'll prepare to take on "that juggernaut out West". Read More »

Ottawa Senators fans proud despite heartbreaking Game 7 loss

The pair is already on the exclusive list of US coaches to win the Cup: Bill Stewart with the Blackhawks in 1938, "Badger" Bob Johnson with the Penguins in 1991, Tortorella with the Lightning in 2004, Laviolette with the Hurricanes in 2006, Dan Bylsma with the Penguins in 2009 and Sullivan with the Penguins previous year. Read More »

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique's last hurrah


Barcelona's path to the final left Hercules, Athletic Bilbao , Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid all broken and beaten in Barca's wake. That would be the final goal of the game, as Barcelona held on to its 3-1 lead and won its third consecutive Copa Del Rey . Read More »

LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas shared a long embrace after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday to end the series . Cleveland's 75 first half points were the most in an National Basketball Association playoff game half since 2003 and gave them an 18-point cushion. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

The Finals open at Oracle Arena on June 1 . James earned his seventh consecutive Finals berth and passed Michael Jordan as the NBA's all-time scoring leader in the postseason . "The best team in our league the last three years", James said of the Warriors. "I didn't go bald like Mike, but I'm getting there", he quipped. He will pass him sometime late in the 2018-19 season should he maintain his career average of 27.1 points per game in the regular season. Read More »

Milos Raonic's path at French Open runs through Rafael Nadal

And the beat is expected to go on for him. When Venus was losing the 2002 Roland Garros final to Serena , Anisimova was just nine months old. "It's tough to say that he has come all the way back to his absolute peak but he is playing tremendous tennis ", seven-times major victor John McEnroe told Reuters . Read More »

Arsenal defeat Chelsea to clinch Record 13th FA Cup Crown


After it's down to the board members, am I the right man to lead this club further? Wenger was once again critical of those Arsenal fans who have demonstrating against him during matches this season . Mesut Ozil came close to adding a third in the closing stages when he struck the post having beaten Cesar Azpilicueta but, despite Chelsea's best efforts, Arsenal saw out the win. Read More »

Stosur stays top in Oz with Strasbourg win


Stosur's power was then too much to handle for 23-year-old Gavrilova, who offered some resistance in the second set but was completely outplayed in the decider. The former US Open champion expressed relief after holding her nerve to finally seeing off Gavrilova after two hours and 45 minutes of ebbing and flowing. Read More »

All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

Live coverage of the 101st Indianapolis 500 begins at 11 a.m. ET Sunday on ABC and the Advance Auto Parts IndyCar Radio Network . But Alonso is not your typical rookie. Castroneves has had a respectable 2017 season thus far. Helio Castroneves and Team Penske trumped Honda power on Carb Day for the Indianapolis 500 . Read More »

Returning Jenson Button will start last at Monaco GP


Jenson Button has played down speculation he might be considering a full-time return to formula one . Fernando Alonso may have picked the ideal weekend to be away. It is set to be another frustrating race for McLaren, which is struggling with Honda engines as it did throughout most of a year ago. Belgian team mate Stoffel Vandoorne , who has a three-place penalty carried over from the previous race in Spain, qualified 10th and drops to 12th. Read More »

New NFL rules shorten overtime and provide leniency on celebrations


This change is expected to prevent injuries to key reserve players as most starters don't participate in the final preseason game. Overtime in the regular season has been officially reduced from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. The Associated Press also reported that there's no longer a set time limit on the duration of the celebrations . Unlike when the rule was first put into place, teams no longer have to designate a player as returning at the time he is placed on injured reserve . Read More »

Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea - Seven deadly stats


He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players. 'After that goal, we tried to play but they deserved it. He returned to fitness in early 2017 but could not find a way into the side, with his only appearance coming as a substitute in the final league game of the season against Everton following Laurent Koscielny's red card and an injury to Gabriel. Read More »