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After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

Conte, of course, has had to deal with that before, but guiding Juventus through an Italian season, with all its advantages in terms of resources, is not the same as guiding a club through a Premier League season. Many thought Chelsea had done well to sell Luiz for £50mn in 2014, particularly after his poor showing at a home World Cup. Conte took over last summer following a bad campaign that saw Chelsea finish 10th in the league, and the Italian took little time to transform a depleted ... Read More »

San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets Game 6 Live Stream

They won the second-most games in the National Basketball Association this season (61) and took down the Grizzlies and Rockets in the first two rounds, finishing off Houston without the services of Leonard, an MVP candidate. With only one win, and the Spurs and Rockets will head to a final decision, Game 7 , who will advance to the Western Conference Finals. He had 11 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and two steals. Read More »

Rangers vs Celtic, Old Firm derby

The Light Blues face a fourth consecutive Glasgow derby on Sunday when they play Partick Thistle at Firhill following two emphatic defeats by Celtic. "Our defenders defend forward". Celtic has already secured a sixth successive title, collected the League Cup, and plays Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup final on May 27. Much had been made of the response he would be from his players but the performance was worse. Read More »

Halep outlasts determined Mladenovic to retain Madrid title

Injecting more variety into her game, she had Halep scrambling forward and back, left and right as Sevastova swiftly jumped out to a 3-0 lead. Sevastova is into her first career semi-final after beating Kiki Bertens 6-3 6-3. Like Halep, Mladenovic won her quarterfinal and semifinal encounters in straight sets. Once again, Mladenovic recorded an impressive victory over Halep in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, 6-3, 6-3. Read More »

When the Spurs needed him most, LaMarcus Aldridge rose to the occasion

But, as they stifled James Harden and coaxed an indifferent performance out of the Rockets' MVP candidate, San Antonio easily advanced with a 114-75 win on the road. Since then, Lil B has taken credit for all of Harden's playoff missteps. "Everything falls on my shoulders", he said during a post-game press conference. Read More »

Too many parents say no to helmets for kids on wheels

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Parents can also help kids wear helmets properly, by making sure it doesn't wiggle around on the head, and ensuring the chin strap is secure. Hopper recommends everyone wear a helmet but believes it's important to get children to protect themselves. Read More »

Newsletter: Celtics-Wizards trudges on

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While the Celtics downplayed it postgame, Wall drew attention to it in his walk off interview, saying, "Don't come to my city wearing all black talking about it's a funeral". Now it comes down to Game 7 and it's another chance for someone to be a hero, like Wall was in Game 6. For the last two games, he has been a volume scorer for the Celtics while Thomas has been quiet. Read More »

John Wall hits game-winning three to force Game 7

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The Celtics' black clothing was a nod to what the Wizards did before a regular-season matchup in January that became known as the "Funeral Game". After Bradley and Beal traded shots to even it at 89, the Celtics had the ball and, coming out of a timeout with 14.1 seconds remaining, Al Horford made a 16-foot bank shot for the lead. Read More »

Washington has resisted in a series with "Boston"

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We can chuckle now at the preseason story that they didn't like each other on the court. As we said earlier, Monday night, Celtics vs. Wizards at TD Garden, do not miss it. "So I came and got the ball from Otto [Porter Jr.] and looked the defender in the eye and took a shot I work on, and it went in". "It was how much love I have for this city, how much love I have for my teammates", Wall said. Read More »

West Ham Form Pick Up Worries Liverpool Legend

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Liverpool have set themselves up for a nervy end to the season following their goalless draw against Southampton last weekend. "It doesn't matter who you play - you can win against anyone, you can lose against anyone". Having scored 10 goals and assisted six in 29 appearances, Coutinho brings great attacking quality to the team but he will need to ensure that his quality shines through in East London on Sunday. Read More »

Misbah smashes 6s as Pakistan beats West Indies by 7 wickets

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Yasir Shah led from the front and scalped a six-wicket haul as Pakistan registered a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the opening Test of the three-match series at the Sabina Park here on Wednesday. "Yasir Shah did bowl well in the second innings but we could have batted a lot better", Holder said. "It was tough for me during the last series in Australia and I was happy to get back among the wickets here", he said after receiving the "Man of the Match" award. Read More »

Paul Merson: These are the two players Chelsea must sign this summer

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Conte said: "We were not lucky, we did a great job". We've had a turn-around at the club this season. But most importantly he brought back the energy and desire to win among players like Nemanja Matic, Diego Costa and Eden Hazard. "I can't wait to get my hands on that trophy". Costa was the life and soul of the post-match party, another testament to Conte, who has got the striker happy and playing close to his best again this season. Read More »

Cleveland Browns open rookie minicamp to prepare for the 2017 season

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In his introductory press conference with the Browns, he stated he was looking forward to sacking Ben Roethlisberger . a hard task as Big Ben is actually bigger than Garrett. "We are looking to get after it". "As much as the talent matters, at this level character is a grand separator". So he's not a braggart, he's not a wilted flower, either. Read More »

Sergio Ramos told Cristiano Ronaldo to cheat against Atletico Madrid

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Atletico has been contending among the continent's powerhouses the last few years, but it still hasn't been able to take that final leap and break through with the Champions League title. But we can only think about tomorrow's game, which is the first of three. However, Real regained its composure to get the vital away goal they needed for some extra breathing space just before half-time. Read More »

Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom - Courtois

Besides him, goals were scored by Diego Costa who opened this event with his 20th goal of the season, and Alonso, who was equally unbelievable as Fabregas. "I repeat what I have said before". "We must go game by game". Defender Gareth McAuley said: "They're a top, top side, but over the years we've had good games against them and we've had a few good results at The Hawthorns, so we'll be turning up confident and trying to win the game". Read More »

Ducks eager for a rematch

He added 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) in 13 playoff games, including a memorable three goal, two assist performance in Game 6 of Edmonton's Western Conference semifinal with Anaheim. The Ducks have excelled with youth on the blue line. The Ducks have been a resilient group that has surmounted injuries, setbacks and personnel shuffling this season. Read More »

Man who blew his ISI cover was seeking asylum in India

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After being questioned by the domestic officials, the Indian officials also tapped into sources in Dubai and other intelligence agencies for verifying the identity and claims made by Mohammad. Although there have been instance where alleged spies have approached Indian missions overseas. Taken aback by his statement, the staffer informed security officials who detained the man and informed the central intelligence agencies. Read More »

Chase century lifts Windies out of trouble against Pakistan

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Opener Azhar Ali is at the crease with 81 runs while Ahmed Shehzad departed after a fine 70 runs knock. Become a subscriber to the Trinidad Express Newspapers for access to all our articles via our vNEWS. Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo eventually broke through for the home side by having Shehzad caught at slip before adding the prized scalp of Younis Khan for a "duck" when the veteran pulled a long-hop to Shannon Gabriel at midwicket. Read More »

Salazar, Indians bullpen hold Mariners hitless in last 8 to win

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Salazar struck out six in 6 1/3 innings. The final tally of the frame for Gallardo: Nine batters faced, four runs allowed on three hits with three walks, two strikeouts and 38 pitches. He has high potential in my opinion. With Chase De Jong set to take on Josh Tomlin in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 9.5 runs, down from the original number at 9. Read More »

Craig Shakespeare hints Leicester City could break transfer record

He said: "I enjoyed it". I expect a few going and a few coming. He said: "I think it'll be minimal". David Silva's comeback from injury helped inspire Manchester City's return to form last weekend, and his fitness is likely to prove crucial to their Champions League qualification prospects. Read More »

Pique: I have the most fun at Espanyol and Real Madrid

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Suarez, who had failed to score in his previous five games in all competitions, took advantage of another calamitous error by the otherwise impressive Espanyol backline and rifled in Barca's third from close range in the 87th minute. Former Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez was at his best again on the hour mark, brilliantly tipping over Neymar's dipping strike that was destined for the top-right corner. Read More »