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Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up


Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to win the Europa League (and the Champions League qualification that comes with the title), and his Premier League selections might become increasingly unusual as he seeks to rest and protect the players he wants for the final against Ajax . Read More »

Manchester City confirm Pablo Zabaleta exit

Mahrez, who had been brought down by Gael Clichy, had the chance to make it 2-2 but slipped as he took his spot-kick. However, the Foxes nearly pulled off a draw, with Shinji Okazaki netting a fabulous volley before Riyad Mahrez saw his penalty goal disallowed after connecting with the ball twice. Read More »

Warriors' Durant tells top prospects to skip combine


And it continues to climb this week at the NBA Combine, where he attracted the largest crowd of reporters. He also exhibited more of his signature self-awareness in assessing his physical strengths and weakness as it stands today. How do you feel about that? "He went through this process previous year, and he just told me it's a grind", Robinson said. That's KD. He can say pretty much whatever he wants. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal pull through


Meanwhile, Djokovic said he may appoint a new coach before the French Open, which begins on 28 May. Goffin, who has 27 victories, was trying to make it to his third final this season. He also withdrew from the Barcelona Open last month because of the lingering wrist inflammation. (AP Photo/Paul White). CORRECTING SCORES: Novak Djokovic of Serbia sits between games during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against to Nicolas Almagro of Spain in Madrid , Spain, Wednesday, May 10, ... Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino Excited About Life After White Hart Lane

Spurs' players have certainly done their bit to give the club's historic stadium a good send-off, winning 16 of their 18 Premier League matches at home prior to today's match against Manchester United. Spurs' record ends as 1,472 wins, 565 draws and 496 losses. Jose Mourinho will probably field a lineup similar to the one at Arsenal as his sights remain on the Europa League final. Read More »

Gunners can still dream after Saints win


Highlighting the form of two players in particular, the former England global credited Wenger for finally finding suitable roles for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs, who have added a great deal to the side having previously not been regulars. Read More »

Tom Brady pens emotional note to mom on Mother's Day


Brady had said he was playing Super Bowl LI for his mother, as it was the first game she had been able to attend all season. I'm not one to believe in curses, so I'm ready to take the challenge head on like always! According to Brady, he usually doesn't get to play as the New England Patriots - because his 9-year-old son Jack claims them before he can. Read More »

West Ham confirm six out of Liverpool clash, in-form man doubtful


Georginio Wijnaldum's thunderbolt pinged back off the bar and Coutinho was the first to pounce before driving another shot home to make it three after a quick Liverpool counter-attack. Finishing in the Top Four remains a must for Klopp as he tries to engineer a champion at Anfield, and few will care how the Reds made their way to the UEFA Champions League when the bright lights shine down next Fall. Read More »

Rafa revs up with albatross at THE PLAYERS


The Spaniard came to the closing trio at TPC Sawgrass at 3 under for the tournament and lingering around the top 10. Aces on par-3s are impressive, but the rarest shot in golf is the albatross - a double-eagle 2 on a par-5. He birdied the 17th and made par on the 18th to finish on 70 - 2-under par. Cabrera Bello bounced the ball through across the green into the cup, 164m away for only the third albatross in the history of The Players Championship. Read More »

Monaco coach Jardim demands 1 final push for league title

Closest rivals Paris Saint-Germain won at St Etienne to stay three points adrift with one game to play, but Monaco have a vastly superior goal difference. Adrien Thomasson gave Nantes a first-half lead and second-half goals from Emiliano Sala and Prejuce Nakoulma put them in control. " Monaco have had a great season but they're not yet mathematically champions", said Emery, although his side's goal difference of plus-56 trails well behind Monaco's 73. Read More »

West Ham 0, Liverpool 4: Man of the Match


Unsurprisingly, it was a nervy start to the proceedings from Liverpool , but Sturridge conjured a moment of magic yet again from an incisive Coutinho pass to put Liverpool ahead. West Ham should have equalised just before half-time when Andre Ayew hit the post from two yards out and the visitors punished them with three more goals in the second period. Read More »

3 keys to victory in Game 7 over Boston — Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards force a Game 7 , winning 92-91 against the Boston Celtics. "Terry (Rozier) looked at me and said, 'He's got on black.' We looked around the locker room, and everybody had on black". The final period was tight throughout, featuring six ties and nine lead changes. Out of the time-out, Boston played a bit of two-man ball with Thomas and Al Horford whose 16-footer put Boston ahead 91-89 with 7.7 seconds to play. Read More »

Liverpool hopeful Firmino can return for Middlesbrough

The double from the Brazilian worldwide against West Ham took his tally to 13 goals and nine assists from 34 appearances in all competitions this season. - This is the first time since 1998-99 that the Hammers have conceded four or more goals in four different home games in a single league season. As far as betting is concerned, we are not getting the best price on Liverpool so I would avoid that bet if possible. Read More »

Michael Carrick "desperate" to win Europa League


Comparing the match to his own playing days, Neville added: "When I played for Manchester United, Arsenal was always our biggest game of the season - the build-up was electric and I felt as if I was going into battle against our greatest rivals". Read More »

Klopp: 'Silly' to assume Liverpool will beat Middlesbrough

Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead after racing on to a smart Philippe Coutinho throughball, with the Brazilian then adding two goals of his own in the second half, before Divock Origi completed the scoring. Jurgen Klopp's third-placed side will guarantee a spot in Europe's elite club competition if they defeat relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield next Sunday. Read More »

White Sox snap skid in walk-off win over Padres


Quintana is a lot more reliable, even though he's walked 19 in 42.1 innings. Our pitchers are out there battling. University of San Diego product Dylan Covey struck out each of the next three batters, then two more in the top of the second. Read More »

Diamondbacks' Chris Iannetta Is Hit In The Face By 93 MPH Fastball

Iannetta's manager Torey Lovullo said that the catcher's top lip had been split open by the impact of the ball and the player had been taken from the park to the hospital for further examination. Coming off his worst performance of the season, Corbin pitched six innings, allowing four runs on six hits with two walks and three strikeouts. Last May, Arizona's Jean Segura was hit in the face during a game in Pittsburgh, setting up another round of retaliation. Read More »

Ranieri proud to pass Premier League title to Chelsea's Conte

Meanwhile, Italy's Conte became only the fourth manager to clinch the Premier League title in his first attempt, thus emulating his Chelsea predecessors Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti as well as Manuel Pellegrini. The players will be a second season in and we saw that last season they couldn't sustain it for a second year. Conte, renowned as a strict disciplinarian with a relentless work ethic, got to work immediately. Read More »

UFC 211: Joanna Jedrzejczyk dominates Andrade to retain SW title


So definitely, if I will get this opportunity to fight for my second belt, I will do that. Jedrzejczyk catches a swinging Andrade with a counter strike combination, Andrade grabs Jedrzejczyk and she holds her against the cage wall. Joanna Jedrzejczyk turned in another dominant performance there. At this point, she'll likely continue her dominance of the division, unless someone comes along to be a superior striker. Read More »

India announce Champions Trophy squad

The Indian squad for the 2017 Champions Trophy was finally selected on Monday and contrary to many who hoped for one or more left-field selections, it was a fairly conventional squad opted by the selection panel for the event, starting from the 1 of June. Read More »

Celtics lament lost second but keep focus on G7


If there were any doubters left, the shot proved that as Washington heads to Boston for a chance to advance to its first Eastern Conference finals appearance since 1979, the Wizards have the best version of Wall yet at their disposal. "Now, those guys are not babies anymore", Mahinmi said. "Brad missed seven straight [3-pointers]". Washington would once again tie it up at 89 on a layup by Beal with 28 seconds to play. Read More »

Mourinho: Manchester United lack strength in depth to fight in two competitions

Mourinho has decided that the Argentinean global deserves his place in goal ahead of regular goalkeeper David de Gea given the fact that he has done really well this season when called upon. "I don't want to think about it in this moment". We gave a hard match to our opponents and had chances to get a different result . But when he was asked what Manchester United needed next season to mount a challenge for the Premier League title, he refused to answer. Read More »

Raikkonen, Verstappen both blame Bottas


His spirits picked up a bit shortly afterwards, as he was seen celebrating for Raikkonen's teammate, Sebastian Vettel, and his thrilling pass on Valtteri Bottas ate, which occurred at the end of the long run down to Turn 1. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen went out after this incident on the first corner with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. We could not believe it when they came to get us and took us to Ferrari. Read More »

Arsene Wenger taking each game as it comes as Arsenal target fourth


It seems to be that once we get destroyed by one of the big teams in the Last 16 of the Champions League , the Arsenal team lose form and confidence for a couple of months, and then suddenly remember that they still need to make Top Four to make sure that our cycle can continue next season as well. Read More »