Arsenal salvaged some silverware from a traumatic season as they beat Premier League champion Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday thanks to Aaron Ramsey's late victor. Wenger has come in for criticism from a number of Arsenal fans this season after the club failed to reach the Champions League for the first time in 19 years, with protests calling for the Frenchman to leave when his current deal expires next month.
The referee hesitated and consulted with his assistants before finally awarding the goal - much to the chagrin of everyone Chelsea . They had won the Premier League earlier. The final goal for Arsenal came just before the three minutes for the end of the game with a header from substitute Olivier Giroud's cross. Speaking to the Sun Goals podcast, the Match of the Day pundit said, as quoted by the Sport Review : "I'm not having it".
Then they shocked the National Basketball Association the following season when they broke one of the most sacred records in National Basketball Association history. The Boston Celtics just finished their best playoff run in the Brad Stevens era. For both teams, this could confirm an entire legacy or leave it in ruins.
It started with the first time he got a team there, the 2007 team where after LeBron the two leading scorers were Larry Hughes and Drew Gooden - that team was not really Finals worthy and the Spurs showed that with a sweep. Hunting him won't bear the same fruits it did previous year because the Warriors can simply go to Kevin Durant for offense, but for the Cavs , it may be the easiest way to score in crunch time .
I'm, like, how is it possible? Raonic took just 92 minutes to beat the 38th-ranked Darcis 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 - taking the final game to love. "She kind of enjoys it out there". "I think this is hard", Kerber said. It is not easy to wake up and run again for six hours and push yourself. "But we will see", added Schiavone, who turns 37 next month.
Although he ruled himself out of Game 1 , Kerr left the door open to returning during the rematch of the last two NBA Finals . Kerr said he will travel with the Warriors to Cleveland during the series whether or not he is coaching the team.
The 30-year-old has already reached the magical 10 titles this year at the clay-court events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona . Paire led the second set 4-3 while breaking Nadal's serve twice in a row and banking on a largely local crowd who voiced their support for the temperamental World No 45.
With Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka all absent, and world number one Angelique Kerber crashing out on Sunday, Muguruza knows the opportunity is there for a number of players. Today the second major tournament of the year, the French Open , kicked off. Former French Open runners-up Sam Stosur and Sara Errani, the latter coming through qualifying, also moved into round two.
Hamilton , who battled his way up to seventh place having started down in 13th on the grid, felt the fact Ferrari opted to pit Raikkonen first to allow Vettel ahead of him was significant. "One more race like that and we will be much further behind - it is hard to get to within six points and in firing range, but bit by bit we will chip away at it".
Makarova told Marion Bartoli on-court after the match about the personal history she made in the process. Kerber was not in this at all. Djokovic, who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris a year ago but has been struggling with form and confidence since, is also set to play on the showcase court .
Again, though, the intensity quickly dropped off as both sides remained compact defensively and lacked attacking spark. It was Huddersfield who held their nerve to win the shoot-out and secure promotion to the top flight. "I really like their manager David Wagner ". Ward added: "It still hasn't quite sunk in. It's fully deserved. The desire the group have got to hang in there is unbelievable".
Promotion is worth at least 170 million pounds ($220 million) because of future prize money and broadcast earnings from being in the Premier League , the wealthiest league in the world. Stam, a treble victor as a Manchester United defender, has been linked with several bigger clubs and admits his ambitions may one day lie away from the Madejski Stadium .
The reigning NBA Coach of the Year is still not feeling well after a May 5 procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal fluid leak stemming from back surgery complications almost two years ago. It's tough for me to say that is the case. "That's why I'm here talking to you right now". "We want to do that for him when we're out there playing", Stephen Curry said of the team's drive to win for Kerr, according to the Mercury News' Daniel Mano .
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was, not surprisingly, happy with the result, although a fuming Verstappen probably took some managing behind closed doors. "I will definitely look into it". 'It's a hard one and there are so many things we need to look into to understand why one vehicle will make it work and the other won't'.
Between him and me we need to work out quickly how we take over the responsibilities throughout the race on these key decisions. Six races were scheduled and the day started perfectly for Groupama Team France who clinched their first win of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers with a thrilling and morale-boosting three second victory over Artemis Racing in the first race of the day, race 7 of Round Robin 1.
Fabregas, a reported target for Manchester United and Liverpool , started just 15 games across the season and was a substitute for the FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal . "It's a pity that we didn't win the FA Cup , but don't forget we had a big (performance) to arrive here and we must be proud of this". "Let us enjoy this win and not worry about the future".
While the 2017 NBA Playoffs have been largely a snooze up to this point, the 2017 NBA Finals looks to be a television spectacular for however long this series goes, hopefully a full seven games like previous year. Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love finished with 15. For more than three decades, Jordan has been the benchmark of greatness for the Association-but James' influence on the hardwood doesn't take a backseat.
EST in Pittsburgh . The Predators are second to the Penguins in goals for with 47, compared to the Pens' 58. "One of the things I've always talked with our players about is having the ability to generate offense different ways", Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said.
A few years back, bandwagoners were falling over themselves to follow Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James to whichever team he moved to, last year they were scrambling to Golden State chanting MVP Stephen Curry's name, wearing his #30 jersey which became the top-selling National Basketball Association jersey and remains so today (James' #23 holds the number two spot).
This is the second year running that Hazard has scored Chelsea's goal of the season, after his dramatic equaliser to shatter Tottenham's Premier League title hopes triumphed in 2016. 'I spent a very good season here. "If not, then we'll see". Chelsea missed out on a domestic double after going down to an inspired Arsenal in the FA Cup final, but will generally be pleased with their sixth league title and a return to the Champions League.
Harper didn't wait. The four-time All-Star pointed his bat at Strickland, yelled at him and took off. His eyes were wide as he flung his helmet - it wasn't close to Strickland, it might've slipped - and they started swinging away. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the situation "looked bad" and that he had discussed the incident with Strickland, per Pavlovic . Strickland relied on the standard pitcher alibi - he was merely trying to pitch inside and "obviously got it in a little too far".
He posted bond Monday afternoon after he was booked into Dallas County Jail at about 7:50 a.m. He received a $3 million signing bonus as part of the deal. Carroll is one full season removed from ankle surgery after fracturing it in November of 2015. Carroll, a fifth-round pick of the Dolphins in 2010, spent the last three seasons with the Eagles and started every game last season.
The 23-year-old became the 13th player, and the first for Tottenham , with five career Premier League hat tricks. "There has been a bit of build-up on the race for the Golden Boot and I wanted at least one or two to put the pressure on but to get four is fantastic", Kane said.
Speaking to BT Sport after Saturday's game, former Manchester United defender Ferdinand said: "They've had a great season - that's what they must take from this". After the final, Wenger was once again critical of those Arsenal fans who have been demonstrating against him during matches this season. 'Honestly, I did not see the situation, ' the Italian said via FourFourTwo .
It was Celtic's 37th Scottish Cup win and fourth treble. "It's phenomenal", said midfielder Brown, who has won seven league titles, three Scottish Cups and three League Cups with the Glasgow side. "It's hard to describe what it feels like to score a goal like that and then go and jump into the crowd", Rogic told reporters afterwards. A dejected Dons manager Derek McInnes admitted his side were beaten by a touch of "class" by Rogic but is confident that his side can go one better ...
With this win, Mumbai Indians created history by becoming the first team to win three IPL trophies while their captain Rohit Sharma became the first player to win four IPL titles and the first captain to win three IPLs. On if he's seen better death bowling than in the final: Not really. Players and teams celebrated Mumbai Indians winning the tournament for the third time through posts on social media.
Trout suffered the injury when he jammed his hand into the second base bag on a head-first slide on Sunday. He slashed.315/.441/.550 with 29 home runs and 100 RBI previous year on his way to the American League MVP and has followed that up with a.337/.461/.742 slash line and 16 homers in 47 games in 2017.
The alligator is healthy and will be relocated, according to deputies. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office received a call about the "unwanted guest" at a home in the Plantation neighborhood. The sheriff's office says the female gator broke right through the screen. He put up a good fight, but eventually, trappers were able to get the reptile out of the pool.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko (8) during the second half in game four of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. After all, these two teams have played a combined 13 games in the last two NBA Finals . Heading into this year's finals , most people expected that the Warriors and Cavaliers would return to the Finals.
A muscle injury kept him from playing in the final stages of the Spanish league, and in the second leg of the Champions League semifinal. Los Blancos try to become the first team to win back to back titles in the Champions League . "Real are in their third final in four years and are used to playing in them, even though we have been there twice in three years". Zidane invited five Castilla players to take part in that final training session, including his son Enzo .
The Eastern Conference finals met their formal end on Thursday night, but in truth they had been in LeBron James' back pocket for weeks. "It's a good step forward, as a season as a whole, but you leave with a little bit of a taste in your mouth - like not playing as well [in Boston ], and, man, you want to play well here because there is really no place like TD Garden in Boston ", he said.
Sergio Garcia , the Masters champion who is defending his second Nelson title, birdied six of his last 15 holes for a 65 to get to 2 under. 16-18. "When you're in the position like that, you have to go for it and try to win", Day said. The long-hitting Florida player had three birdies and a bogey - on the par-3 17th - to reach 14-under 199 on Kingsmill's River Course in Williamsburg, Va.
That took the 34-year-old to 11 under par and set a clubhouse target none of the later starters were able to match, Noren having teed off nearly two hours before the final group. "It's just work towards your goals and trying to kind of improve on my weaknesses and improve on my strengths, and trying to figure out where I'm losing shots and where I'm gaining shots".
When he came back out, Vettel was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo - second here a year ago - had jumped ahead of Bottas. The Red Bulls ended up in a similar situation with Daniel Ricciardo on a Vettel-style strategy and Max Verstappen losing out with an earlier pit stop akin to Raikkonen's.
Meanwhile, the Lakers are in a prime spot for post-Kobe Bryant redemption as they could walk away with a top young talent or trade that pick along with Jordan Clarkson to the Indiana Pacers for Paul George . However, Draft Express' Jonathan Givony says that while Ball is the "heavy favorite" to be picked No. 2, LA is also debating another point guard: Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox.
They come from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum , which digitized records relating to his educational experience. The image on the stamp is a 1960 photograph by Ted Spiegel of Kennedy when he was campaigning for president in Seattle.
It was expected that the tight, twisty, and low speed nature of the Circuit de Monaco would suit the Red Bull auto (as it has in previous years), and that this might allow them to mix it with the Ferraris and Mercedes a bit more than they've been able to so far this year.
The 27-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon victor, suffered a severe injury to her left hand during a burglary at her home in December. Petra Kvitova firmly dismissed any doubts over her form with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over World No.86 Julia Boserup on the first day of play at Roland Garros .
However, he was released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, local media reports said. The world-famous golfer was arrested just after 3 a.m. August 2013 - Woods wins the Bridgestone Invitational for the eighth time, his 79th career victory, leaving him three short of the record held by Sam Snead.
Artemis Racing continued towards the finish line, but had to take their penalty, allowing Emirates Team New Zealand to take the win at the line. Team New Zealand found the best of the wind down the third leg to round the mark on even terms, but the boats split and Japan managed to protect their edge.
The body language on the podium spoke volumes after Ferrari , Formula One's most glamorous team, won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in 16 years yesterday. I really enjoyed driving for the team. It was impossible for me to predict how fast I could go today. This is the first time he is finishing the race - previously, he had retired twice from the race, which includes a spectacular crash previous year.
Rumours surrounding a United move for Perisic took off in March when Jose Mourinho travelled to Zagreb during the last worldwide break, although the Portuguese denied it at the time and said that his visit was merely a personal one. - Thomas Lemar could be the next Monaco star to be sold with Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Tottenham leading the way for the 21-year-old, writes L'Equipe.
It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. And Arsene Wenger says he drilled into his players that succeeding against Chelsea was more important than what his own future holds.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw applies sunscreen before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals , Monday, May 29, 2017 , in St. Louis. Bellinger made it 3-0 in the fourth, ripping a 3-0 pitch 429 feet to the seats in right for his 11th homer. Since making his big-league debut on April 25, Bellinger is tied with Angels outfielder Mike Trout for the most home runs in the majors.
Mattek-Sands looks for her first third round appearance in a grand slam since the 2015 US Open. Its miracle. Not even me or Petra thought she could be ready to come back so soon, said her coach, Jiri Novak. Kvitova's player box, which included her parents and her two brothers, her coaches, her press team and her best friend and Fed Cup team mate, Lucie Hradecka, clapped and cheered after most points.
Any question about Dillon's thoughts on the win were answered with his left fist raised. To some, he's just the team owner's grandson at Richard Childress Racing who wants a crew-chief change when things don't go his way. "You don't ever know where they're gonna be", Truex said. Childress noted the new vehicle Dillon drove to victory was a "step up" from the others in the RCR stable.
Asked about the club's chances of winning the double, the French coach told reporters on Tuesday: "Nobody is speaking about that in the dressing room". This game was originally scheduled for February but had to be postponed due to storm damage at Balaidos , with its rearrangement for the final week of the season creating some extra drama.
Cueto wore a dour look while describing a 4-1 loss to the Cubs, perhaps because he is a man searching for answers. Mike Foltynewicz (3-4) allowed two runs, one earned, in five-plus innings to win his third straight start. So even if Bochy's ire initially centered on that final pitch, his Eye of Sauron next landed on the run the Giants allowed the Cubs to tack on in the eighth.
He was arrested at around 3 a.m.by police in Jupiter, Fla., according to CNN . An arrest report was not immediately available on Monday. There was once a time when Tiger Woods could do no wrong, as he dominated the PGA Tour while owning a seemingly squeaky-clean reputation.
Those allegations followed a freakish early morning vehicle accident outside his Florida home that rapidly ballooned into a fully-fledged sex scandal which turned his previously unblemished life and career upside down. Open that because of two stress fractures in his left tibia, he should expect to be on crutches for three weeks and be out of golf for an additional three weeks.