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Author: 0 Terry mulls retirement after Sunderland match

Terry announced last month he will be leaving Chelsea at the end of the season after 22 years in search of regular football. "Mixed emotions", said Terry. A 16th could follow with the FA Cup final with Arsenal on the horizon and while Bournemouth are understood to be interested in taking him next season Terry hasn't ruled out walking away from the game altogether at the end of the season.

Sports Formula One: F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs
Author: 0 Formula One: F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

Ferrari moved 17 points clear of Mercedes in the constructors' championship with the one-two in Monaco . "The Brabham Alfa was an excellent vehicle, but like all other F1 cars at the time it generated very little downforce compared to Sebastian Vettel or Lewis Hamilton's cars", Watson surmised.

Author: 0 French Open day one snapshot

Makarova denied 14 of 16 break points, including seven break points in the final game, crushing Kerber, 6-2, 6-2, on opening day of the French Open . "Normally I can control my emotions on the court and I'm so happy that I kind of did it, as well, this time", Kvitova added, although she admitted getting more emotional after the match.

Sports Nadal begins pursuit of 10th French Open title against mercurial Paire
Author: 0 Nadal begins pursuit of 10th French Open title against mercurial Paire

Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe are the next-highest-ranked Americans, but their high-octane games are unlikely to be suited for the red dirt over two weeks. The three events I have won have been very important for me". When: Sunday through June 11. This throwback tennis year could add another chapter with Rafael Nadal the favourite to win a 10th French Open but two young pretenders are eyeing the king of clay's crown.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers Bounce Back For A Win In Game 4

The Cavs counter with four players who have been selected to 24 All-Star Games - James (13), Kyrie Irving (4), Kevin Love (4) and Deron Williams (3). He wasn't announcing his coming retirement - nothing of the sort - but it serves as a reminder that not even James' career will last forever. James referred to the Warriors as only "that juggernaut" and "a beast" following Thursday's Game 5 in at Boston, a night in which he passed Michael Jordan as the career postseason scoring leader.

Sports Marouane Fellaini: 'I would break my foot for Jose Mourinho'
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini: 'I would break my foot for Jose Mourinho'

However, Moyes, his successor Louis van Gaal and now Mourinho have all appeared to see Fellaini as integral to their plans, with the man who cost United £27.5m back in 2013 having scored a number of important goals this season. He is, however, looking past that point and hopes fresh terms will be tabled at some stage which allow him to further extend his time with the Red Devils.

Sports Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish
Author: 0 Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

Recently, he personally admitted that the lack of clarity on his own future had affected Arsenal throughout the season. On the other hand, Chelsea despite their manager's repeated claims of their season not being over until the final whistle at Wembley , seemed like a team left with little appetite for more success.

Author: 0 Florida State rallies past North Carolina 7-3 for ACC title

They came from behind in both ACC tournament games. Cal Raleigh was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Seminoles. The eighth inning is where the magic happened for the Seminoles offense, with Walls starting it off with a single through the left side.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

Woods , 41, has struggled in recent years with a bad back. The former top golfer in the world has been out of action since undergoing the latest in a series of back surgeries in April. Woods made an ill-fated attempt to play in the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic where he failed to put in his best performance. My surgeon and physiotherapist say the operation was successful.

Sports Muguruza's match stopped at French Open
Author: 0 Muguruza's match stopped at French Open

However, the 23-year-old doesn't believe she can emulate Schiavone , who turns 37 next month, in terms of a career spanning two decades. Nadal and Djokovic will set off ahead of a semi-final collision course, with the former bidding to become the first player in the Open era to win 10 titles at any Grand Slam event.

Author: 0 Alonso's target for the Indy 500 is to 'enjoy the moment'

Alonso said he was "surprised" by his speed in qualifying, which puts him in the middle of the second row for the rolling start. Dixon , who started from pole when he won the 2008 Indy 500, said Alonso will benefit from driving for an Andretti Autosport team that put four drivers in victory lane, including Alexander Rossi , who previous year became the race's ninth rookie victor.

Sports Fernando Alonso's Maiden Indy 500 Run Ends With An Engine Blowout
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso's Maiden Indy 500 Run Ends With An Engine Blowout

Rookie Ed Jones then made a courageous move on Castroneves to tuck in behind Chilton. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver led 50 of the race's 200 laps. Dixon plowed into Howard, and Dixon's auto went airborne, flipping over sidefirst into the barriers on the inside of the track. "I went to the outside, but the tires were shot, and I would have hit the wall".

Sports Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500, Alonso Forced To Retire
Author: 0 Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500, Alonso Forced To Retire

The main issue facing Andretti Autosport was the reliability of its Honda engines. Fernando Alonso , a two-time Formula One champion, was impressive in his Indy 500 debut, but was forced from the race with 21 laps remaining due to engine problems.

Author: 0 Langer makes history with Senior PGA Championship win

Singh made his putt to get to 17 under as well; he made birdie at the 13th during every round of the Champions Tour's longest running major. "It's been an awesome ride, the last two weeks, to win back-to-back majors", said Langer, who also won last week's Regions Traditions, the first senior major of the year.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal drawn into same half

Click through the gallery above to find out! "At the end of the day for me the only important thing is arrive here, play well". Williams, seeded 10, has played every year since 1997 with the exception of 2011 and despite her senior citizen status, she is still a contender at the Slams as her run to the australian Open final in January proved.

Author: 0 Alonso disappointed as Indy 500 dream ends with DNF

Trying to pas race leader Dario Franchitti on the final lap , Sato spun out and crashed into the outside wall. That left Sato as team owner Michael Andretti's best chance at securing the crew's third victory in the past four years at the Brickyard and he delivered.

Sports Djokovic, Muguruza start title defences at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defences at French Open

Anisimova, who reached the junior final in Paris last year, plays in the first round Sunday against Kurumi Nara, a 25-year-old from Japan who is ranked 90th. "I'm like, 'What is the score?' He's like, '5-4.' I'm like, 'Oh, good.' And he looked at me like I was from another planet". World number two Djokovic , who is about to begin the defence of his French Open title, said he originally only sought out Agassi's contact details so he could thank him for his support as his career threatened ...

Author: 0 Poulter completes a surprising turnaround at Players

Kim's triumph saw him replace Australia's Adam Scott as the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship , which is regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major. Choi in 2011. With Holmes and Stanley out of the picture and Poulter easing the pressure after dropping a stroke on No. 12, all Kim had to do was ride out the back nine to get the win.

Sports UK Police apprehend 16th suspect in relation to Manchester attack
Author: 0 UK Police apprehend 16th suspect in relation to Manchester attack

British police said they arrested a 19-year-old man late Sunday in connection with the Manchester bombing after a search at an address in the city's southeast. Investigators say they have dismantled a large part of his network, but expect to make more arrests. Manchester attack: Who were the victims? Greater Manchester Police have made an appeal to the public for information about the bomber's movements since 18 May, when he returned to the UK.

Sports Barcelona to keep goalkeeper Ter Stegen until 2022
Author: 0 Barcelona to keep goalkeeper Ter Stegen until 2022

Although he was initially behind Claudio Bravo in the pecking order, with the Chilean starting league matches and Ter Stegen cup games, there were many impressive moments from the German during Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League tussles.

Sports NBA Finals Could Take 18 Days - Stretching
Author: 0 NBA Finals Could Take 18 Days - Stretching "2-Minute" Theory

When the Cavs take on the Golden State Warriors on June 1, it will be James' seventh consecutive National Basketball Association final appearance and his eighth overall. Everyone wants to say, "Ah, man, this is boring" and this that and the other, but you usually don't appreciate something until you don't have it anymore.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs finish off Celtics, head to rematch with Warriors

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series, the Cavs never trailed - and they won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by 77. Durant's free-agent move to the Warriors during the off-season and the need to jettison championship winners Harrison Barnes and Bogut to fit his salary put more scrutiny on Golden State but it has mattered not.

Author: 0 Have beaten stacked teams like Warriors before: LeBron James

LeBron James knows the Cavaliers are facing a monster in the NBA Finals. "It's probably up there", James said after practice on Sunday when asked if the upcoming Warriors clash represents the toughest task he has ever faced on court. The NFL and Major League Baseball have also had one instance in which the same teams met for the title three straight years.In his second season in New York, Babe Ruth led the Yankees to their first World Series berth in 1921 against the Giants.In the NFL, ...

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim shoots bogey-free 69 to win by three

Rafa Cabrera Bello and Stanley rounded out the top five in a tie for fourth place. (AP) - Si Woo Kim of South Korea became the youngest victor of The Players Championship with a game and nerves well beyond his 21 years. In fact, he's yet to move past the cut in any of the four majors to this point. He made all pars on the back nine and finished the tournament at 10-under.

Author: 0 Kvitova makes winning return to tennis

When it was over, Kvitova dropped her racket near the baseline and removed her blue headband. "I love you thank you for everything you've helped me through this hard time and I will always be grateful to you". Makarova's win against Kerber in the first round contest lasted for just over 80 minutes. She was an impressive 7/8 at the net, and saved all three break points she faced.

Sports French Open 2017: Angelique Kerber Upset Highlights Sunday's 1st-Round Results
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Angelique Kerber Upset Highlights Sunday's 1st-Round Results

The German failed to win a match in her last tournament - falling to unheralded Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit in the second round in Rome after being granted a first-round bye. Kvitova has not played in a tournament since she was attacked at her home in the Czech Republic in December. With Kerber defeated, the World No.1 ranking can change hands after the French Open.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics

Steamroll isn't hyperbole, Kevin Durant's Warriors have breezed undefeated through a dozen playoff games and LeBron James' Cavaliers have gone 12-1. "He's been the driving force, this entire playoff run, and all of us have just helped us along the way", Irving said. But if they're going to make the jump from nice little story to true National Basketball Association title contender, there is a lot more work to be done.

Sports Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

Three clay-court titles at Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid suggest the Spaniard is poised to end a three-year drought at the majors, but the Spaniard is wary of mercurial French Benoit Paire . Top-ranked Angelique Kerber will be up against 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova . "It's obviously frustrating but struggles are what make the good times so enjoyable I suppose".

Author: 0 America's Cup: The Ben Ainslie v Dean Barker fallout continues

The drama of yesterday proved to be something of an anti-climax this morning with the news that both AC50's damaged in yesterday's collision between Land Rover BAR and Softbank Team Japan would be sailing in their races as planned. Prior to defeating Ainslie's team, the New Zealand boat also beat Japan. Throughout the current Cup cycle there has been a palpable tension between Team NZ and the rest of the teams, with the Kiwi syndicate finding themselves on the other side of the divide on ...

Author: 0 Kisner holds off Spieth, claims Colonial title

Kisner was a runnerup four times, including three playoffs during the 2015 season, before winning the RSM Classic in November 2015. PGA EUROPEAN TOUR: Alex Noren shot a 10-under 62 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Sports Seeded Kerber loses in first round of French Open
Author: 0 Seeded Kerber loses in first round of French Open

Add in that 23-time major champion Serena Williams is pregnant and won't play until next season, and five-time major champion Sharapova was refused a wild card in Paris as she returns from a 15-month doping suspension, and the rest of the field might have more reason than usual to believe in the chance to claim a Grand Slam trophy.

Author: 0 Mitchell Johnson leads Mumbai to IPL title with superb final over

Krunal dropped a dolly at cover when Rahane, who was on 14, drove a Malinga delivery uppishly. Johnson, we knew his slower ball and off-cutters, taking the ball away from right-handers, would make him hard especially if he had to be hit against the wind.

Sports Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

In the fourth round, Nadal beat recently-retired clay court specialist Juan Monaco, the No. 13 seed, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0, winning the final 17 games of the match . Rafael Nadal is indisputably the best male clay courter in history. "He's a true gentleman and a philanthropist". It's also the latest reason to wonder when a new face will emerge among the elite, because there eventually will come a point - yes, there really will - when the group that was once known as the Big 3, then came to be ...

Sports Michael Vick clears up rumors of 'Falcons retirement'
Author: 0 Michael Vick clears up rumors of 'Falcons retirement'

It can potentially happen, but only if the Falcons want it. After all, the four-time pro bowler did spend half his career in Atlanta before his incarceration in federal prison. "And I think it sets us up for a relationship down the road to still be there and I'm thankful", said Vick. He did a awful thing, and I was skeptical to let him back into the league, but he did his time, and appears to be a changed man.

Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson "proud" of Manchester United after Europa League triumph

Goals from France global Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown. "Ed Woodward (United executive vice-chairman) has my list, what I want, what I would like for more than two months", Mourinho said. "This is a time now that I will go and spend with my family, there's decisions I have to make and I'll do that over the next few weeks".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho on Antoine Griezmann, Man Utd and Monaco GP

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the best images of Mourinho celebrating United's Europa League triumph. Ask Ed Woodward. He knows since March who I want, what I want and how much I want. "I think, first of all, Manchester is a city like Glasgow, it is a working class city, we have fantastic people there and they will get together", he said .

Author: 0 Finals Preview: Cavs, Warriors poised for epic part III in finals supremacy

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN . Irving is averaging 26.3 points a game vs the Celtics . Needless to say, we're very much looking forward to more post-game shenanigans during the NBA Finals .

Sports England win first ODI against South Africa in Headingley
Author: 0 England win first ODI against South Africa in Headingley

Not only might it become more hard, or perhaps even impossible, for South African cricketers to get work permits in the United Kingdom but they may not actually want them. "I'd also like to give our support to those in and around things and those most affected and those who helped out last night and continue to help out today and throughout the future".

Author: 0 Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open in first round

If ever there was a French Open that was-well, wide open, the general consensus seemed to be that this was it. . "This year, I mean, the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the Grand Slams. Kerber's strokes were off against Makarova, who has reached two major semifinals but never been past the fourth round in Paris . Makarova goes on to face either Lesia Tsurenko or Kateryna Kozlova, both of the Ukraine.

Author: 0 MS Black Caucus calls for Rep. Oliver's resignation

Oliver's apology for using the word 'lynching, ' does not mitigate the sentiment behind the statement and his presence will continue to be a sore spot on the work of the MS legislature". Landrieu mentioned "the self-appointed defenders of history and the monuments", such as Oliver, whom he called on to stop being afraid of "our truth" - a truth that "For America and New Orleans, it has been a long, winding road, marked by great tragedy and great triumph".

Sports This is how much Sachin Tendulkar charged for his biopic Sachin
Author: 0 This is how much Sachin Tendulkar charged for his biopic Sachin

After a superb opening with the collection of 8.4 crores, the movie witnessed good growth over the first weekend. This is massive for a film belonging to the docu-drama genre. The film beautifully recites the tale of a 10-year-old restless boy who grows up to give a new shape to Indian cricket. Directed by James Erskine , the movie stars the legendary player himself, capturing his life throughout his cricketing career and even includes never-before-seen visuals with his family and friends.

Sports Championship playoff final: Habsi's Reading aims for Premier League berth
Author: 0 Championship playoff final: Habsi's Reading aims for Premier League berth

Victory would cap off a remarkable campaign for Mooy who arrived in West Yorkshire past year as an unknown from A-League outfit Melbourne City. "I feel we're 18th or 19th in the Championship budget table", said the German. Mooy has formed a strong bond with the Terriers manager. "Times like this are probably easiest for a manager, as you don't need to say a lot as a manager as everybody knows what they need to do to win that game and everybody knows what's at stake".

Author: 0 Trump returns to United States ready to make major changes amid Russian Federation crisis

Why did Trump transition team not want the Barack Obama administration to know about this channel? There is little that separates the Democrats from Trump when it comes to savage cuts in social programs and new windfalls for the rich. The newspaper cited anonymous US officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. Kislyak reportedly was taken aback by the request, which involved possibly using Russian communications equipment at its embassy or ...

Author: 0 Djokovic happy on eve of French Open with Agassi as coach

For good measure, he also won in Madrid for a fifth time , ending a two-year seven-match losing streak against Djokovic in the process. It would be unwise to read too much into that defeat, however, as even at the height of his powers Nadal didn't manage to win all of the clay-court titles in one season.

Author: 0 Mkhitaryan credits Man Utd goals to teammates

On Wednesday night, Mhkitaryan acrobatically poked in Manchester United's second goal against Ajax before lifting his first ever European title, a feat he failed to achieve at Shakhtar Donetsk or Borussia Dortmund . Although he's struggled with consistency this season at Man United, Mkhitaryan has been able to showcase his talent and prove that he'll be one hell of a player with some guidance from Mourinho.

Sports Manchester bomber photos released
Author: 0 Manchester bomber photos released

A 19-year-old man was last night arrested at an address in Gorton in Manchester following searches there and in nearby Rusholme. The family of Georgina Bethany Callander, an 18-year-old killed in the bombing, released a tribute late Saturday in which they called on the government to "open its eyes" to prevent further tragedy.

Sports Seeded Angelique Kerber upset in first round
Author: 0 Seeded Angelique Kerber upset in first round

She also looked a different player to the feisty one who battled her way to the Australian Open and US Open titles previous year and a runner-up spot at Wimbledon . One thing for sure about this unusual tennis year: it has not been good for the two players who have dominated the world No 1 positions. I'm still enjoying to playing tennis.

Author: 0 Cavaliers crush Celtics to book title clash with Warriors

Part one: Draymond Green kicks himself out of a finals game. James is averaging 32.5 points per game in the 2016-17 Playoffs and has scored 30 or more in 11 of 13 games. Still, they beat the Cavaliers in Cleveland the next game before falling easily in Games 4 and 5. The Warriors are listed as seven-point favourites for Game One at home, according to CBS Sports.