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Author: 0 Arsene Wenger signs new two year contract with Arsenal

Arsenal revealed Wenger had conducted a full review of the club's activities on and off the field along with chief executive Ivan Gazidis . Perhaps next season Wenger will focus the team's resources on EPL matches ahead of the Europa League .

Author: 0 Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

Root had treatment soon after his mishap and appeared to take painkillers. Bangladesh have also won back-to-back ODI games (Ireland and New Zealand ) ahead of this encounter with England , and if they manage to claim victory in this match , it'll be the first time they've won three in a row outside of Bangladesh since 2009 (five in succession).

Sports Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds
Author: 0 Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

If the Predators are to have any chance in this series moving forward against the Penguins, Rinne must find a way to get back into his goaltending groove from the first three rounds of these playoffs. "If you see the video, you'll see me take their towel off, take their shirt off, throw that bad boy right on the ice". In Game 1 , the Penguins had gone 37 minutes - including the entire first period - without a shot.

Sports Wawrinka out to extend claycourt run against dark horse Dolgopolov
Author: 0 Wawrinka out to extend claycourt run against dark horse Dolgopolov

Eighth-seeded Nishikori bounced back from a set down to post a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over his Australian opponent in a clash that lasted more than three hours. Playing at the clay-court major for the first time since 2012, del Potro won an all-Argentine contest against qualifier Guido Pella 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

Author: 0 Finals pick up where they left off

It took the Warriors five games in 2016 to beat the Rockets and advance to the Western Conference Semifinals . As good as Durant and Curry have been, and as good as they are, Green could be Golden State's most important player. What do you guys think? "I'll just approach basketball like I always have, which is with love and care and hard work and we'll see what happens".

Author: 0 Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Initial reports said the Mets had fired the employee wearing the suit, but that is not the case. A viral video showed Mr. Met walking down a tunnel at the ballpark and giving the middle finger to the fans. The Mets will face the Brewers again Thursday afternoon - and this time, perhaps, there won't be any bird-flipping from the mascot. Luckily for the Mets , the play did not come back to haunt them as Sogard hit into a double play.

Sports Numbers to know for Champions League final
Author: 0 Numbers to know for Champions League final

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic wishes to fulfill his dream of winning the Champions League by exploiting the "weaknesses" of Real Madrid in Cardiff . Bale guided Wales to the final four of Euro 2016 past year, and will play in front of his home crowd in the Champions League final . This included the remarkable effort of keeping out the likes of Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi from scoring over two legs in their quarter-final tie against Barcelona, which they won 3-0 on ...

Sports Kvitova triumphs five months on from knife attack
Author: 0 Kvitova triumphs five months on from knife attack

Although the Russian is only ranked 40th in the world, the draw is seen as a hard draw for the the top women's player. Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the US plays a shot against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France.

Author: 0 How to Watch the NHL Stanley Cup Finals Pittsburgh vs

Pens third line centre Nick Bonino left the game in the first period after blocking a shot at 10:34 of the first period. "So we're going back home and we're going to win the next game and we'll see what happens after there". "We've just got to focus on those things that we can control, and that's going to be our competitive level, our attitude, our execution, all of those things within our control.

Sports Conte's warning on transfers after Chelsea cup defeat
Author: 0 Conte's warning on transfers after Chelsea cup defeat

They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today". Alexis Sanchez put the Gunners into an early lead, though replays suggested a handball in the build-up, as the north Londoners dominated long periods of the game.

Sports What do Pens and Preds have in store for Game 2?
Author: 0 What do Pens and Preds have in store for Game 2?

Once again, the Penguins Penguin-ed. - He paid $350 for a pair of upper-level tickets to the game, then bought "an entirely too big" catfish at a Tennessee market. The Predators rallied to tie before Guentzel's go-ahead goal with 3:17 remaining put the Penguins ahead to stay. "Just a little bit of a wakeup call", Wilson said.

Author: 0 Durant may take less money to keep Warriors intact

A key component in the Warriors' series victory was Thompson's Game 6 performance. "I've got to be ready", Williams said. This matchup has seemed ordained since James walked off the court in Oakland last June, having delivered his native northeast OH its first major team championship since 1964.

Author: 0 Oklahoma wins NCAA golf title, beating Oregon 3-1-1

High School Softball All games at UT-Austin's McCombs Field Class 4A Semifinals #2 Krum (37-4) vs #5 Beeville Jones (34-6), 9 a.m. Thursday #8 Vernon (24-7) vs #1 Liberty Hill (38-2-1), noon Thursday Class 4A Championship Game 1 winner vs Game 2 winner, noon Saturday Class 2A Semifinals #1 Shiner (24-2-2) vs #4 Woden (24-2), 9 a.m.

Sports Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry
Author: 0 Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

While Arsenal worry about that, the rest of us will watch Arsenal Fan TV with undiluted glee. "For me it's always easy on a loving affair because I identify myself so much with the club", Wenger said. That will mark his 23rd season at the helm in North London , an impressive reign considering the turnover that has come to define his profession. "Of course we'll try to strengthen our squad to be strong next season, but we want to be faithful to the way we want to play the game".

Sports Pro hockey: Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead
Author: 0 Pro hockey: Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

The first shift in the third period, we score. "We're going back home , we're going to win the next game and then we'll see what happens from there", Subban said. Rinne, who was last pulled on February 21, was mercifully replaced with Juuse Saros. He dribbled a puck through Rinne for Pittsburgh's first goal in Game Two and then made no mistake with Bryan Rust's rebound to net the victor here.

Author: 0 The Sneakers You'll See Throughout the 2017 NBA Finals

Siverd told the Cleveland Plain Dealer he was surprised when he saw his license plate being shared on Reddit and Twitter , and although he wasn't looking for any attention, he's glad Cavs fans are enjoying it. But then again, the thought of the likely onslaught may be the fuel he needs to deliver the performance which the Warriors , and all the teams that courted him, hoped for when it became clear Oklahoma had ceased to hold any appeal for the eight-time All-Star.

Sports Ravens CB Young tears ACL, could be lost for 2017 season
Author: 0 Ravens CB Young tears ACL, could be lost for 2017 season

Young was a fourth-round pick in the 2016 draft and made 11 starts as a rookie. But he saw some extra time with the starters during Thursday's session because of the early departures of Young (knee), Smith (personal) and cornerback Sheldon Price (head).

Sports Predators goalie Pekka Rinne struggling as Penguins take 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Predators goalie Pekka Rinne struggling as Penguins take 2-0 lead

The winning team went almost two full periods without a shot. The game was tied at 1 at the start of the third period when Guentzel jumped on a rebound 10 seconds into the period to put Pittsburgh ahead. The Predators scored first again, but unlike Game 1 , this one stood and it was a beauty. If the Predators lose, it will be close to the witching hour.

Sports NBA Finals Preview: Series will impact legacies of LeBron, Durant
Author: 0 NBA Finals Preview: Series will impact legacies of LeBron, Durant

This year's finals matchup also marks the third consecutive year that tickets at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena are significantly cheaper than tickets at Golden State's Oracle Arena in Oakland . The Warriors have spent a little more time waiting around to play this game after sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals , that could cause them to have a little bit of rust coming into this one.

Author: 0 Ben Ainslie suffers setback to America's Cup hopes

Sweden are fourth on two points, with France and Japan both on one. The French kept their composure and outmanoeuvred Artemis. Ainslie said the shore team "did an incredible job" of patching a hole in the port hull left by Saturday's collision.

Author: 0 Kluber shines in return from DL as Indians blank A's 8-0

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians , Monday, May 29, 2017, in Cleveland. MARLINS 7, PHILLIES 2: Giancarlo Stanton hit his third homer since moving into the No. 2 spot in the batting order, a change that has revived visiting Miami, which won its third game in a row.

Sports Tamim Iqbal ton takes Bangladesh to 305
Author: 0 Tamim Iqbal ton takes Bangladesh to 305

Though he isn't shaken by the series defeat against England , AB admits a loss at the beginning of the Champions Trophy would not be an ideal start for the South Africans. And today in the first game at Kennington Oval, London , opener Tamil Iqbal continued his form and smashed the English bowlers and punished them hard scoring a magnificent hundred and becoming the highest run scorer for Bangladesh in Champions Trophy.

Author: 0 Woakes forced off with side strain in England's Champions Trophy opener

India bowled out New Zealand on just 189 at the Kennington Oval, London and won the game by 45 runs (DLS method). However, Bangladesh are no pushovers, they have a balanced squad with skipper Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan leading the line along with Tamim Iqbal , Rahim and Mahmudullah make them a worthy opponent.

Author: 0 England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in opener

His recent century against South Africa in Southampton and his performances in the Indian Premier League where he was named the Most Valuable Player clearly shows the impact he has on the team. The decision will remain the same throughout the tournament . Bangladesh , who have plenty of match-winners of their own, will also look to that famous win over England in the 2015 World Cup, which knocked the English out of the tournament and sealed their place in the quarterfinals.

Sports David Price to make season debut Monday
Author: 0 David Price to make season debut Monday

Forsythe reached five times, including three walks, and Taylor reached three times. In seven career starts against the Red Sox , Quintana is 3-0 with a 2.87 ERA . Petricka appeared in one game. He returned to throwing his cutter on Wednesday, tossing roughly a dozen of them after basically opening the year as a fastball-curveball pitcher in an attempt to limit the wear and tear on his arm.

Author: 0 England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in Trophy opener

Bairstow therefore remains a back-up batsman despite his outstanding run of form in all formats over the past two years. That Bangladesh qualified for the event ahead of the West Indies, the 2004 winners and current T20 world champions , underlines the team's quality.

Sports Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal

That wish was not granted. "I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement", the 67-year-old said in a statement issued by the Premier League club to confirm the extension. 'I must say, we want to combine technical stability with players that we know want to play and know our game. Wenger has presided over a gruelling season, which saw his team fail to qualify for the Champions League, but masterminded a stunning FA Cup final win over Chelsea ...

Sports Tennis legend Margaret Court under fire for homophobic comments
Author: 0 Tennis legend Margaret Court under fire for homophobic comments

The letter, published by Fairfax Media Newspapers in Australia, starts, " Dear Margaret Court Arena , and goes on: "it is now clear exactly who court is: an fantastic tennis player, and a racist and a homophobe". In the interview, Court said "tennis is full of lesbians" and that when she was on the professional tennis tour lesbian players "took young ones into parties and things" in an effort to influence the players.

Author: 0 5 keys to beating the Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals

A video game simulation has them going the distance. Zaza Pachulia vs. Tristan Thompson . He's the fifth wheel in the Cavs offense, but he does his job exceptionally well by wreaking havoc on the offensive glass. You can bet the farm James is gonna go off in the NBA Finals . "We tried a few different things-and let's not forget, he was phenomenal in a few games".

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win

Jake Guentzel once again had the game victor for the Penguins , this time just 10 seconds into the third period. It left the guys from "Smashville" in a new position for the first time since they began their mad dash to the final a month ago: chaser instead of chasee as Game 2 looms on Wednesday night.

Sports Warburton to lead Lions in opener
Author: 0 Warburton to lead Lions in opener

Gatland said he planned to try and give the whole 41-man squad a start in the first two matches. Gatland said he was "excited and bit apprehensive" about the much-anticipated tour kicking off in the first visit since 2005 by the composite team of players from England , Ireland, Scotland and Wales .

Author: 0 The 10 highest-paid players in the 2017 NBA Finals

The acquisition sent quakes throughout the National Basketball Association and all but assured the Warriors, who went on to post the league's best record, a ticket back to the Finals. Neither the team nor James posted a reaction to the incident on Twitter. According to the odds makers in Las Vegas and the number crunchers at analytical sites, the Warriors are the clear favorites to win the series after sweeping their way through the playoffs with a record-setting margin of victory of 16.3 ...

Author: 0 Kohli only Indian in top 10 ICC rankings

Both two teams England and South Africa are preparing for Champions Trophy . Roland-Jones' call-up as cover came less than 24 hours ago and the Middlesex paceman responded on his home ground with a battling 37 not out from number nine but had little to bowl at as Hashim Amla (55) kickstarted the untaxing chase.

Sports Ronaldo misses Manchester United amid frustrations with Madrid boo-boys
Author: 0 Ronaldo misses Manchester United amid frustrations with Madrid boo-boys

Telecommunications giant Movistar got in touch with Los Blancos fans to find out more about them ahead of Saturday's Champions League final. This comes in spite of Ronaldo's staggering achievements at the club. That's not an obsession for me, but I do like breaking them. He told Goal , "Cristiano is an incredible professional. He has the potential to play for Real Madrid but he has his reasons [to leave] and we have to respect those".

Sports Debut goal a dream come true for Man Utd´s Harrop
Author: 0 Debut goal a dream come true for Man Utd´s Harrop

And in his programme notes ahead of Crystal Palace's visit to Old Trafford , Mourinho - who is set to again rest his key players - has taken aim at pundits who disagree with his assessment. I have seen in the football media that certain pundits can not understand why our players are exhausted. He then added a goal of his own - his first since January - a few minutes later, taking advantage of a Joel Ward slip to fire home before coming off just before half time .

Author: 0 Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

The book is structured as a chronological account of the tour, presented nearly as a round-table conversation, so that players of both sides debate who threw the first punch in the battle of X, or whether the sustained by Y and Z were the result of planned thuggery or the outcome of legitimate rucking.

Author: 0 Durant not feeling pressure of NBA decider

Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch Cavaliers/ Cavs vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream on Watch TNT.Sure, Boston ended up losing Game 4 - and heck the Cavs almost covered in the end, too.Over the last two games, Irving did some outrageous shot-making to punt the Celtics out of the playoffs.

Sports Will the Leafs and Vegas arrange an expansion quid pro quo??
Author: 0 Will the Leafs and Vegas arrange an expansion quid pro quo??

In other words, teams will be eligible to trade with Vegas in relation to the expansion draft during the period, but they will not be allowed to make moves otherwise. The locks up front are Nazem Kadri, Connor Brown, Tyler Bozak, Leo Komarov and James van Riemsdyk, and the club can protect two of Kerby Rychel, Brendan Leipsic, Matt Martin and Josh Leivo.

Author: 0 Senators believe they can defy expectations again with first Game 7 win

The Ottawa Senators have never won a Game 7 in their franchise history, going 0-5 in their previous five attempts. "When you're in the moment, you're just worrying about the next shift". "But at the same time , we want to take those good feelings from the last couple games". Despite the disparity in chances, Clarke MacArthur said he believed the Senators did "a better job in the middle of the ice" but were as opportunistic as ever.

Author: 0 Blues romp to opening Origin win

The Blues will now head home to ANZ Stadium for Game Two full of confidence, while the Queenslanders will be left pondering what went so wrong. Champion five-eighth Thurston is hoping to return from injury in North Queensland's NRL clash against Parramatta on June 10.

Sports Stanley Cup Playoffs unpredictable to many
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoffs unpredictable to many

His goal 10 seconds into the third period went down as the game victor, which gives him five during this playoff run. The Penguins responded from there just minutes later when Jake Guentzel beat Rinne on a rebound. The Penguins kept them coming. The site will open to the public at 3 p.m. each of those days with a concert beginning at 4 p.m., a pre-game broadcast will be aired beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Penguins Halfway Home To The Stanley Cup

In Game 1 , the Penguins had gone 37 minutes - including the entire second period - without a shot. In the third period, after Guentzel pushed the Penguins ahead, 2-1, Scott Wilson converted a feed from Phil Kessel , and Malkin kept it going, scoring on a determined rush for a 4-1 Penguins edge at 3:28 into the period.

Sports Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice
Author: 0 Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice

The coach did not commit to starting him when the series resumes this weekend, though he praised his goaltender throughout the postgame news conference. This game was closer to what we had expected out these two up-tempo teams. I would rather have that Game 1 win because you need four out of seven.

Sports It's a girl? Serena Williams lauds baby gender 'surprise'
Author: 0 It's a girl? Serena Williams lauds baby gender 'surprise'

The 35-year-old announced in April she was pregnant with her and fiance Alexis Ohanian's first child, and is due to give birth in September. Venus also shared that she and her other sisters, Lyndrea Price and Isha Price , are hoping that the tiny tot will bear one of their names.

Author: 0 #MakeAmericaHateAgain: 'Nigger' Spray Painted on Home Owned by LeBron James

Capt. Patricia Sandoval , a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department , said neither James nor his family was in their secondary home at the time. James spent several weeks in Los Angeles last summer working with his production company. James' agent, Rich Paul, declined to comment on the vandalism.

Author: 0 Trump interviews two more Federal Bureau of Investigation director candidates

Since his dismissal earlier this month, Comey had been expected to testify at some point about his private interactions with the president, as well as the detailed memos he took describing the conversations. President Donald Trump is interviewing two more Federal Bureau of Investigation director candidates on Tuesday in what has become a winding search to find a new leader for the nation's premier law enforcement agency.