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Key players behind Chelsea's Premier League title win

Doubt there'll be any training on Saturday. People have written us off as a team and individually and this has shut them up. "This is a great achievement for the players", Conte told Sky Sports in a pitch-side interview after breaking away from his players' jubilant celebrations. Read More »

Chelsea crowned champions for 2016/2017 season


The game-winning goal came around the 81st minute, as Michy Batshuayai , 23, snuck in behind to the defenders to get a touch on Cesar Azpilicueta's cross. Their openness to his coaching style is something he deeply appreciated. "Michy paid me a lot with this change!" "When you have these types of changes it's not easy". Read More »

Victor Moses can be as good as Messi - Amokachi


Chelsea announced they had appointed Conte on a three-year contract in April 2016 and he took up his post at Stamford Bridge in July after managing Italy at Euro 2016 . If you want to be the best that you can, then you have to work harder. "When you have this type of situation, without a lot of injuries, usually you try to play not with the same players. Read More »

'He looks like a veteran!' - Conte backs Ake to replace injured Luiz


A attractive, long-range strike from Pedro, a Gary Cahill tap-in and a neatly worked goal from substitute Willian secured three points in the trickiest test in Chelsea's title run-in. "For us it is very important to look at ourselves, to prepare very well for this type of game". With Europa League football secured for next season, Everton have little else to play for. Read More »

Bengaluru FC pick up bid documents to be part of ISL


Over the a year ago, BFC officials have gone on record saying they will look to be part of whichever league offers them a route into the Asian Football Confederation tournaments. Earlier, it was mooted that ISL will be named the official league with 11 teams, including Bengaluru FC, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. And unlike most I-League teams, they made it a point to tie down most of their key players, including their captain Sunil Chhetri to long-term contracts instead of simply loaning them ... Read More »

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title


Launched in 1952, Miss USA is held to select the American entrant in the annual Miss Universe pageant. Before she left for Las Vegas, Witte said people in the Chippewa Valley have been a part of her journey and it's been great. Like Hamila, judge Brook Lee has considerable experience in the pageant world. The Miss USA Competition will air on Fox Sunday at 7 p.m. local time. Read More »

Kyle Lowry's Appearance Steals The Show During Toronto Raptors Loss

Lowry averaged 22.4 points, 7.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds and produced a.412 three-point percentage this past season. Such a stat line has never been accomplished by anyone over the course of an entire postseason. James, 32, plays until June every year - unnecessary regular-season minutes could make a difference later in the year. "Those guys, they're great, great guys". Read More »

Antonion Conte demands Chelsea beat Arsenal in FA Cup final

We all know the season, the difficulty he found in this first season for him. This moment of the game I think Hazard was a bit exhausted and also Pedro. Batshuayi was derided at times and had little opportunity, but Conte insisted he trusted the striker to have an impact. "Michy repaid me a lot for this choice. Read More »

With title in the bag, Conte sets sights on double

With one win in its last nine games, West Brom will look to play spoiler and prevent Chelsea from celebrating at The Hawthorns . In claiming the Premier League title at the first time of asking Conte matched the feat of Chelsea predecessors Jose Mourinho in 2004-05 and Carlo Ancelotti in 2009-10. Read More »

Complacency not an issue at Chelsea - Cahill


The 29-year-old is believed to have been targeted by Bournemouth in the January transfer window, but Blues boss Antonio Conte was not prepared to let him leave having not found a replacement. Cape Town - Chris Brunt wants to see West Brom pick up a result from their last home game of the season and that means bettering Premier League champions-elect Chelsea . Read More »

McIlroy to have scans on his back in Belfast

He led fellow American J.B. Holmes and Swede Alex Noren by one stroke with half the field back in the clubhouse. "There have been so many things going on and maybe I would have loved to play something before this week to come here a little more relaxed". Read More »

Chelsea Win the English Premier League

Here we look at their most influential players this season. Three down at half-time, Conte tinkered with his tactics, installing a 3-4-3 formation. Eden Hazard and Marcos Alonso reflect on the positive impact Antonio Conte brought to Chelsea in his first year as manager. Read More »

Eric Santana, Miguel Sano lead Twins over Indians 1-0


Cleveland loaded the bases with a walk to Michael Brantley , but Santana wiggled his way out of it by getting Edwin Encarnacion to line out to center field. Right-hander Josh Tomlin appears to have figured things out, but the Indians' offense remained perplexed and unproductive Friday night at Progressive Field. Read More »

Chelsea fans convinced Premier League title will be won tonight


With just one win coming from their last nine outings, Boro captain Gibson conceded that they were below the top-flight standard for much of the campaign, but could not hide his devastation from the media. "For this reason I felt in my heart to clap these fans and wish every Middlesbrough player good luck for next season". Nemanja Matic on what it's like to be so close to the Premier League title but with work still to do... Read More »

Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set For UFC on FOX 25


Gastelum has gone 13-2, with 1 no-contest, in his mixed martials arts career. Despite mentioning the possibility of avoiding future fights in his native New York, Weidman, No. He knocked out Vitor Belfort in his last outing, but the result was overturned after he failed a drug test for marijuana metabolites. Before the skid, Weidman was an undefeated champion. Read More »

Tony Pulis says Chelsea are worthy Premier League champions


But Hazard has been the main game changer for Chelsea throughout this title run. Cesar Azpilicueta chased Gary Cahill's wayward shot and pulled the back from the right for Batshuayi to score from close range. That's hard, and we are not there yet. Manchester City have failed to regain that hunger in a post-title winning season twice in recent years, with no back-to-back winners of the PL title since Manchester United in 2007-08 and 2008-09. Read More »

All The Marbles (So Far): Edmonton Oilers @ Anaheim Ducks Game 7 Preview


A series many predicted would go the distance has reached its end, but not without a historic comeback and a wildly lopsided affair mixed in. "So just take advantage of it. THIS IS IT: One game, victor moves on to Nashville. Some who managed to buy tickets later posted them for sale online - a move strictly against the company's policy for watch parties, meant to raise money for the group's charity wing, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. Read More »

Chelsea's Premier League title triumph in numbers


It was Chelsea's sixth league title and fifth in the EPL era. Watch match highlights on Football Focus on BBC One and the BBC Sport website/app from 12:00 BST on Saturday, with extended highlights on Match of the Day from 22:10 on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website/app (UK only). Read More »

Olynyk: 'I don't think I'm a dirty player'

That decision rested in the hands of Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations. Kelly Oubre spoke to the media on Saturday after the National Basketball Association announced his suspension in Game 4 of the Wizards' series against the Celtics. Read More »

Western Conference finals begin in Anaheim


What seems like a rematch of last year's Round One series, Nashville Predators lock horns with Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Final. Much the same story the past few years, with the last three seasons yielding three wins for the Predators and four for the Ducks, with Anaheim prevailing in the shootout in two other games. Read More »

Chelsea win English Premier League after beating West Brom


We haven't had many injuries and this is thanks to them. Meanwhile, Gary Cahill said another Premier League crown leaves the side's critics eating their words. Teed up Batshuayi for the all-important goal that settled matters and never gave an inch covering at the back. West Brom offered the odd counter-attack but the one-way traffic continued as Victor Moses was denied by a splendid low save by Ben Foster. Read More »