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Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in four seasons

Perhaps the win will instill some optimism in the two, and they'll stay on, even without Champions League football on the books next season . I don't think the rule says it isn't. When asked whether he believed he had the backing of the board he confessed: "I can't answer that", said Wenger . The Blues were slow to react to the first goal , or they were too focused on complaining before the whistle had blown. Read More »

Warriors wallop Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

LaMarcus Aldridge finished the game with just eight points, Pau Gasol scored just seven points while Patty Mills had just five points as the Spurs shot just 37 percent from the field and eight of 23 from the three-point line. "That's just been the message all year, just play with urgency and start the game off with some energy and throw the first punch", Durant said . "But I have to play through it. Read More »

Kim, 21, becomes youngest to win Players

The 75th-ranked prodigy, who has played 120 professional tournaments worldwide, became only the second Asian victor of the event after South Korea's K.J. If you can do that around this golf course , you can outscore everyone. "I still can't believe that I'm the champion and I'm the youngest champion for this championship and I'm very honored to be the champion for this fantastic fifth Major event and I'm looking forward to working hard from now on", said Kim, whose other PGA Tour ... Read More »

Cavs roll past Boston, headed back to Finals


Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - bumping His Airness Michael Jordan down to No. 2. This victory gave the Cleveland Cavaliers a 3-1 National Basketball Association playoff win in the Eastern Conference and they had to recover from a 16-point deficit to make this happen. Read More »

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

The first time these teams met in the NBA Finals two years ago, the big story was Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love missing a majority of the series. James had overtaken Michael Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer on a deep three-pointer late in the third quarter. Boston led by 11 points in the second quarter and had James in foul trouble and watching from the sideline. Read More »

NASCAR at Kansas Speedway: Why You Should Care


Earlier, Kyle Busch won Stage 1 and led much of Stage 2 - but faded back toward the end of the second one as Blaney surged back to the front and won it. I was trying everything I could to chase him back down, but I just didn't have enough speed. I tried to back it off but you're going 215 [mph] and it's hard to check up. Read More »

I am still the right man to lead Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger


The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has now become the most successful manager in the FA Cup history with seven titles. Having roared to the Premier League title while Arsenal were finishing fifth, Antonio Conte's Blues were not at the races as they chased the double. Read More »

Lebron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time NBA playoff scorer

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry , left, is guarded by Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 14, 2015, in Oakland. "It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated, that's all ", James said. If you don't want to rile up friends and relatives over the long weekend, you might also steer clear of the James-Jordan comparison. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

The closing scene is one we'd like to forget sooner rather than later, but the season was a giant step in the right direction. As well as the Cavaliers played in their march through the Eastern Conference, they did not play well enough to impress Las Vegas. Read More »

Stokes Urges England to Take South Africa Form Into Champions Trophy


Debutant spinner Keshav Maharaj , Farhaan Behardien and Dwaine Pretorius all came in as Imran Tahir, JP Duminy and Wayne Parnell made way. England and South Africa are in different groups in the eight-team competition. He had equalled his previous ODI best of 101, against Bangladesh in Dhaka in October, when he found Miller at long- off to give Maharaj a deserved wicket. Read More »

Cavs Advance to Their Third Consecutive Finals

Against the Warriors , on the other hand, Cleveland could only muster an average 100 points per game on 37.2 percent field goal shooting and 30.4 percent from 3-point range. The Cavs " "Big Three' were strongly backed by their reserves. The Cavs defeated Boston 112-99 that evening, Cleveland's smallest margin of victory among their four non-consecutive Eastern Conference Finals wins. Read More »

Rooney: I have lots of offers


Earlier Thursday, Rooney s global career looked over after he was left out of the squad for next month s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly in France. "The fact that we can make history for the club, but the fact that we can line up in the Champions League with that music, I think there's no better feeling". Read More »

Moses sent off as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup

Twice in the first half, the team via Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck came so close to adding the second goal. Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal the lead in contentious fashion after only four minutes, when referee Anthony Taylor overruled his assistant after he had flagged for offside against Aaron Ramsey . Read More »

Arsenal edges Chelsea 2-1 for a record 13th FA Cup title

The Gunners took an early lead through Alexis Sanchez , though the goal came through hugely controversial circumstances , with Aaron Ramsey standing in an offside position and Sanchez handling the ball in the build up to the goal . "Hopefully, he'll be there next season". "This team is moving forward, is united and the way that we play suits our players", Wenger said after he continued with 3-4-3 formation that already used in the last games of the Premier League. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Many observers wrote off Arsenal's chances before the game due to Mertesacker's impending involvement, but the 32-year-old used that negativity as motivation and went on to produce an assured display in his side's 2-1 victory. Coquelin said: "I said it many times, when we hear the word "Arsenal", the first name we think is Arsene Wenger ". When asked if he felt the right person for the job, he said: "I do". Read More »

Arsenal fans overjoyed with FA Cup success over Chelsea

A fourth minute goal from Alexis Sanchez and a pinpoint header from Ramsey in the 78th did not tell the whole story of Arsenal's high tempo 2-1 victory. With a 1-1 draw in the final, the Gunners managed to come out with a win as they beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in the replay with goals by by Ian Wright and Andy Linighan. Read More »

Kevin Love doesn't think Cavaliers are underdogs

Thomas, who averaged 28.9 points per game during the regular season and 23.3 during the postseason, scored 19 total points in the first two games against Cleveland. Miami was pushed to a Game 7 twice in the conference finals , by Boston in 2012 and in in 2013. "The biggest thing is I did it just being me, I don't have to score the ball to make an impact on the basketball game", James said. Read More »

Totti comes on in 2nd half of final match with Roma


Although their pursuit of the title has fallen short - they sit four points behind newly-crowned champions Juventus - Roma still have business to complete with Napoli just one point behind and both keen to avoid the Champions League qualifier that comes with third place. Read More »

Dixon escapes injury in massive Indianapolis 500 shunt

Somehow, both Dixon and Howard walked away from the wreck, Dixon immediately throwing his helmet in disgust. "I'm a little beaten up there, it was a bit of a rough ride", said Dixon, the 2008 Indy 500 victor. Dixon clocked the fastest qualifying time in 21 years to win the pole position. Dixon's auto was severed on impact and splintered in mid-air. Following a brush into the wall by Jay Howard , Dixon came around the corner and impacted the left side of Howard's off-the-pace No. Read More »

Dhoni delivers as Pune reach IPL final

Dhoni also took his tally in the playoffs to 437 runs in 15 innings at an average of over 44. Similarly, RPS will also miss some good players like Imran Tahir but his replacement Adam Zampa is expected to win in front of Mumbai Indians. Read More »