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Arsenal have not been disastrous, says Wenger

Wenger, whose own deal runs out at the conclusion of this campaign, is wary of destabilising his dressing room by offering the forward an excessive salary and feels Arsenal need to be careful. But bad moments are part of our job as well. "We were beaten, and you have to face reality and respond". Arsenal , who now sit sixth-place in the English Premier League table, is seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, which sits in the last Champions League qualification spot. Read More »

Mark Cuban: NBA rejected idea of having Tony Romo play in game

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Both were walking toward the scorer's table like Romo was going to check into the game. He will be introduced to the crowd, and Nowitzki is expected say a few words to honor Romo when he addresses the fans before the game. Romo was given the full package experience, even having his name over a locker in the locker room. "I tried to get Peyton (Manning) on the flight with us yesterday", Malone mused. Read More »

Malaga Helps Real Madrid Keep its Lead in La Liga

The Brazilian forward was shown a freaky yellow card in the first-half for tying his boot laces next to the ball, stopping the hosts from taking a free-kick in the process. Looking at the recent past, it appears nearly inevitable that Neymar will have to sit out at least one more game following the automatic suspension he'll receive due to getting the red card. Read More »

Dufner hits the front at RBC Heritage as Donald falls down leaderboard

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Dufner fired a 6-under 65, the day's best round, on Saturday to move to 13 under and a one-shot lead. He also birdied No 15, the other par-5, as part of a three-birdie run that put him in front at 13-under. Graham DeLaet and Luke Donald share the lead at the midway point of the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head. His 66-68 is the just the second time in seven career visits to Harbour Town he's opened with two sub-70 rounds. Read More »

Bruins vs. Senators Game 2 PREVIEW

The Bruins are back in the playoffs after a two-year absence, due in large part to a turnaround following the dismissal of coach Claude Julien in early February. "I think any goalie at this point of the year ... you've got to make sure get some screens, you get some tips, push them back in the crease. There's some maintenance work going on with them, so we'll see where they're at tomorrow", Cassidy said after practice. Read More »

Toronto expected to place Josh Donaldson (calf) on disabled list

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar started at leadoff in the batting order because 2B Devon Travis was given the game off. Pillar hit a single in his first at-bat. He threw 67 of 105 pitches for strikes in his second complete game in 91 major league starts. "We were struggling and we have to start somewhere", Morales said through a translator after his drive leading off the bottom of the ninth lifted Toronto to a 2-1 victory Saturday that stopped a seven-game losing streak. Read More »

Babar second fastest to slam five ODI tons

Mohammed's superb innings followed on the backs of two half-centuries in the three-match ODI series against England last month, as well as a good run of form in the Regional Super50. He previously captained Pakistan in all three formats of the game and led them to their only World Twenty20 title in England in 2009. Both sides have managed to win just one out their previous five ODI matches. Read More »

David Moyes sorry for reporter 'slap' threat

Some have called for Sunderland to dismiss Moyes, but the club have revealed that he will continue as manager. The club also spoke with both a senior figure at the BBC and the reporter personally, expressing its profound regret over what had occurred. Read More »

Montgomery earns Yanks' 5th starter job, to debut Wednesday

Pineda is as frustrating a pitcher as there is in the majors. Xavier Cedeno fielded the ball and turned toward second, hoping to start an inning-ending double play but forgetting the infield was in and no one was covering the base. It's a longstanding bit of silliness that far too many people abide by, including members of the press, not to mention a ideal game or no-hitter in progress, as if there's some higher power devoting their attention to making sure that humans are deadly quiet and ... Read More »

Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid

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A point gained or two lost? "It's a great point for us ", said Allardyce. "When you finish a game with a point having been 2-0 down, you have to be incredibly satisfied", he added. Despite having the lead, the Foxes had no control of the game. Benteke now has 12 Premier League goals this season and three in his past four games, giving Palace the extra dimension that should see them to safety. Read More »

Russia blocks condemnation of gas attack

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Russian Federation has slammed Washington's attack on a Syrian airbase and, as Mr Tillerson met Mr Lavrov , Putin admitted that relations between Washington and Moscow have worsened in the three months that Trump has been in office. Read More »

Leicester City to make tough choice between Europe and Premier League

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Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish is eager for more kids to come through their academy. Premier League rules dictate that eight of those in a first-team squad must be considered home-grown, which in the present climate can include those from within the European Union who are ineligible to play for England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland or Ireland. Read More »

Watch the Jackie Robinson statue get unveiled at Dodger Stadium

During his tenure with the Dodgers, Robinson batted.311 with 1,518 hits, 137 home runs and 734 RBIs. - andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) April 15, 2017 " A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives". Robinson found success early, opening the floodgates as Major League teams began to scour the Negro Leagues for talent. Soon, most of the teams around the game had integrated, realizing that they were only hurting themselves by ignoring such talented players. Read More »

Blues take 2-0 series lead over Wild

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Louis on Easter Sunday. Jeff Petry and Paul Byron also scored for Montreal, which wasted early leads of 1-0 and 2-1. There was no word on whether Yeo was able to keep a straight face as he said this. "It's a good start for us, but the job's not over yet", Schwartz said. "It's good sticks, it's finishing checks in the right position". Kyle Brodziak, the former Wild center, tried to clear the loose puck. Read More »

Westbrook Triple-Double's Again, Thunder Lose

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Here's a look at the other teams that, for now at least, are in the growing pool of potential foes Boston will see from the outset of the playoffs which begins in a couple weeks. In addition to chasing Robertson's triple-doubles record, Westbrook is aiming to join Robertson as just the second player to average a triple-double over the course of a season. Read More »

Predators lead Blackhawks 1-0 with first road playoff shutout

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Blackhawks are favored at home today, as they are getting odds of -175 to win, while the Predators are getting a money line of +150 to win. The Preds took game one from the Stanley Cup favorites 1-0 thanks to a 29 save, shutout performance from Pekka Rinne . "That's why we couldn't get into those unsafe areas in front of their goalie", defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson said. Read More »

Man City up to third with win at Southampton

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City won the game 3-0 after an electric counter-attack goal from Leroy Sane and then a predatory header from Sergio Aguero wrapped things up with ten minutes to play. Guardiola might have thought winning the Premier League during his first season in English football would be relatively straightforward after starting with seven successive wins. Read More »

Mourinho: We Needed Ibrahimovic To Beat Sunderland

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The Portuguese manager recently said the 21-year-old was way off challenging for a starting place in the United first team. With regards to what the three points means to their season, Mourinho continued: "The result was good". Sergio Romero deputised for the Spain global and is in line to keep his place for the first leg of United's Europa League quarter-final away to Anderlecht on Thursday. Read More »

Net-front focus priority for Habs, Rangers in Game 2

Canadiens D Shea Weber and Canadiens LW Max Pacioretty both had 11 shot attempts (5 SOG) in a 2-0 Game One loss to the Rangers ... Keeping speed and production high will give NY the best edge over Montreal. NY turned the tables in the first half of the second frame, but Price held Montreal in the game. Yet Glass, who is immensely popular for his professionalism, effort, and leadership within the Rangers locker room, continued to ignore the fans ire, and played a strong ... Read More »

IPL 10: Yuvraj Singh gives RCB sunstroke

Earlier, the Yuvraj-Henriques pair added 58 runs runs in only 4.5 overs after Shikhar Dhawan (40) was involved in a 74-run stand for the second wicket.Yuvraj's innings had seven fours and three sixes while Henriques' innings had three fours and two sixes. Read More »

MVP favorites Harden, Westbrook get first-round showdown

The playoffs have a ton of fantastic matchups this year but few will be must-see TV quite like this one. The Rockets are going to have to be seriously concerned about transition defense. "I think Russell is the catalyst", Rockets guard Lou Williams said. Without Westbrook this season, it's been worked out that the Thunder would barely have 25-30 wins to their name. Read More »

Neymar at risk of missing clasico for Barcelona after weird sending off

Neymar , who received an automatic suspension over those two yellow cards, was given two extra games to sit and think about what he did. The Brazil worldwide received a second yellow for a rash tackle on Diego Llorente during Barca's 2-0 LaLiga loss on Saturday, with the standard punishment for his dismissal a one-match ban. Read More »