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Dier doubts Tottenham's title hopes

SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino could not hide his disappointment after Friday's 1-0 defeat at West Ham , which leaves their title hopes all but over. It's not about always playing well or badly, it's not about running more or less, it's about when you must win you win. This season was important for all to see that football is not about one man or one player, it's about being strong as a unit. Read More »

Tottenham give White Hart Lane perfect send-off with win over Manchester United


Chris Smalling let Harry Kane move in front of him for the second Tottenham goal after Wayne Rooney had lost Victor Wanyama at a corner for the opener. Tottenham's new stadium will have a capacity of 61,000 - White Hart Lane only holds around 36,000, which is a reason in itself why they need to leave in order to develop and progress as a club. Read More »

Alonso gives McLaren 6 months to fix failing F1 car


Alonso then plunged into the garages of the British team and played ping-pong to "keep the body active", while the mechanics changed the engine of his auto in anticipation of the afternoon session. There are six cars - two Mercedes, two Ferraris, two Red Bulls - that will be unbeatable for the next couple of races, so to fight for P7 in Monaco? It is no surprise Alonso is growing exhausted of the auto and moreover the team, with the Indy500 probably his only chance at a win this year it is ... Read More »

Kim becomes youngest victor in Players Championship history

In doing so, the 21-year-old became the youngest victor of event, breaking the mark previously held by Adam Scott, who won the championship as a 23-year-old in 2004. Poulter has slipped from a career-high of fifth in the world to 197th and was without a full PGA Tour card until fellow professional Brian Gay alerted officials to a discrepancy in the points structure used for players competing on major medical extensions. Read More »

Keane seal of approval earns Kevin Long Ireland call


At the Aviva Stadium this morning, O'Neill unveiled a 37-man squad, which also includes Burnley teammates Robbie Brady, Jeff Hendrick and Stephen Ward. The Derry man has been out of action due to a broken foot. The Boys in Green play a friendly with Mexico in New Jersey on 1 June before returning to Dublin to take on Uruguay on 4 June. Read More »

England get 'Pool of Death' for 2019 Rugby World Cup

The 2019 World Cup pool stages draw took place in Kyoto , Japan today and Irish rugby fans will certainly be pleased with how it all turned out. Hansen can also see why a Pool C which includes England, France and Argentina has already been billed as the group of death. Read More »

Jose Mourinho reacts to Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United

It wasn't so memorable for the "Special One", with Mourinho's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with United now resting on beating Ajax in the Europa League final later this month. "For me it was a very exciting day because I think it was flawless". The game was followed by a pitch invasion and then a ceremony involving Spurs greats from yesteryear, a rainbow breaking through the clouds with flawless timing as a shower of white tickertape brought the festivities to a close. Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne glad to end Manchester City scoring drought

That would suggest another world-class striker will be on his wanted list when the transfer window re-opens. "What I know a little bit about the times I face my colleague Jose Mourinho - he is never going to drop even one game". We missed him a lot. "But we have dominated games, have been organised and tried to play in a certain way". Allardyce said: "Defensively, we made too many mistakes". Read More »

Rangers hope for encore dismantling of Senators


We did a lot of good things. The Rangers led 5-3 late in the third period on Saturday before Ottawa's Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice in the last 3:19 to tie the score and then got the victor 2:54 into the second extra period for his fourth goal of the game to give the Senators a 6-5 win and a 2-0 series lead. Read More »

Matt Harvey Admits He Was Out After Curfew, Apologizes To Everyone

The Mets were anxious, in fact they were anxious enough to perform a welfare check on their starting pitcher. Following her night out with Edelman, Lima sent a very modern we're-through message by reportedly unfollowing Harvey on Instagram, then she took what some saw as a shot at Harvey in a post to that social media site Wednesday. Read More »

Warriors overcome big deficit to beat Spurs in Game 1


The words I have been using to describe the Golden State Warriors all season are historically great, and they have a chance to make me look smart in this series. Warriors: San Antonio forced 19 turnovers and had six steals among the Warriors' initial nine miscues. They are a great team and led the National Basketball Association in defensive rating this regular season. Read More »

Watch It! - Celtics at Wizards

Avery Bradley said after Game 5 that the team already talked about how sweet it will be if they can close out the series in Washington . "And that's what it's all about". "The coaches kept saying that, 'Impose your will.' We were the more physical team tonight". His true shooting percentage of 73.2 percent is the top postseason mark among the 99 players who have averaged at least 20 minutes per game. Read More »

Barcelona Open: Murray, Nadal in semis


Even 18-time grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who leads the year-to-date rankings with wins in Melbourne, Indian Wells and Miami, said that Nadal will be the favorite at Roland Garros. Things were more straightforward for Nadal after that, with Thiem rescuing three break points in his opening service game of the second before Nadal stormed to victory by reeling off five straight games. Read More »

Rangers rally again to beat A's 6-4 for 6th straight win


Texas gets its first chance to reach break even Tuesday in the start of a three-game home interleague series against Philadelphia. The speedy DeShields beat the throw to first, and Gomez kept running and scored when he lunged toward the plate while also avoiding a bat still on the ground. Read More »

Mourinho hits out at Man Utd supporters and fixture schedule


To say at the end of the day "we are going to be in the Champions League". Though the Gunners manager chose not to answer the question at the post match conference, he can not deny that this comes as a big relief for him and the club. Celta have scored in all six of their Europa League away games this season and with United's lead so slender, Mourinho challenged the club's supporters to provide a fitting atmosphere for the occasion. Read More »

Guus Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager


There were groans from the Brazilian contingent at this, as might be imagined, though Conte is quite right. "Now it's very important to enjoy this moment and celebrate this win because to win in England is not easy", Conte told reporters at The Hawthorns. Read More »

Warriors want to 'destroy everything' and limit Jazz rallies


The Warriors have been so dominant in their Western Conference semifinals series against the Utah Jazz that they haven't trailed for a single second. The Warriors finally overtook Utah again behind back-to-back baskets from Curry , who put Golden State up 67-66 after he missed his previous 10 shots. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino responds to Antonio Conte comments


Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois admits criticism last season stung them. In goal , Chelsea will nearly certainly lose Asmir Begovic, who wants first-team football as soon as possible as he has grown disillusioned with his inability to challenge Thibaut Courtois for the No.1 jersey. Read More »

Arsenal's 'fighting spirit' has returned, says Arsene Wenger


Chile worldwide Sanchez, 28, has now scored 20 goals in a league season for the first time in a career that has also featured spells with Udinese and Barcelona. Arsenal went 2-0 up via Olivier Giroud's finish in the 42nd minute and Mesut Ozil's in the 55th. Arsenal now sit just one point behind fourth placed Liverpool, Wenger admitted that he will be supporting West Ham when they face Jurgen Klopp's side on Sunday night. Read More »

G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

Trump will decide whether to quit the global Paris agreement on climate change - a campaign promise - after meeting leaders at a G7 summit on May 26-27, the White House has said. G7 members have said they want a better sense of the plans of US President Donald Trump , who has threatened to upset the global consensus of recent decades on issues such as trade and rules for the financial services industry. Read More »

India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

Rohit Sharma who didn't play ODI Cricket from last year October has recovered from a thigh injury and made a come back for Champions Trophy based on the weight age to his round year performance. "We considered Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav , Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur ". He would have been a surprise package but whether we would have played with two spinners is a question. Read More »

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks


So far, San Antonio has been playing the Warriors very tough. Kawhi Leonard had suffered the injury midway through the third quarter after he accidentally stepped on Rockets' All-Star guard James Harden's foot as he was attempting to get back in transition after a stolen pass from teammate Patty Mills. Read More »