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Sports Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'not influenced' by plane banner at Stoke
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'not influenced' by plane banner at Stoke

Arsenal's next match is a home game against David Moyes' relegated Sunderland. Speaking to Sky Sports , Giroud said: "We have to do the job and focus on our games". Hughes said: "Them scoring just before half-time was obviously a blow to us and then, conceding the second goal, it is hard from that point onwards".

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns select Howard Wilson at No. 126 overall

The areas that the Bills needed to improve in through the draft were wide receiver, quarterback, cornerback, linebacker, and tight end. For the players in the Draft, walking the Red Carpet and hearing Commissioner Goodell call their names and bring them to the Art Museum Stage is the culmination of a lifelong dream.

Sports Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid
Author: 0 Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

Djokovic won the last meeting between the pair in the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters a year ago, and Nadal had not beaten the 12-times grand slam victor since the 2014 French Open final. I made a lot of unforced errors", added Djokovic. Just his quality was very high. "I felt like I was playing well throughout the week". In the final, Nadal meets Dominic Thiem who ousted Pablo Cuevas 6-4, 6-4 in a match that ended a few minutes past midnight (bad scheduling!).

Sports Atletico coach Simeone bullish after Champions League defeat
Author: 0 Atletico coach Simeone bullish after Champions League defeat

We managed the game very well tonight, we prepared well for it and were aware of our strengths and theirs. Their chances of overturning the deficit in next Wednesday's second leg are remote given the dominance of their hosts at the Bernabeu and given the fact they don't have a player of Ronaldo's class.

Sports Insult to injury. Adriana Lima and Matt Harvey's ex bond on Instagram
Author: 0 Insult to injury. Adriana Lima and Matt Harvey's ex bond on Instagram

The Brewers finished with 16 hits. "I'm hitting in a good spot in the order". Santana allowed a season-high six runs in six innings to Boston last Sunday. Kevin Plawecki stroked a two-run double in the second to get the Mets started. Jose Reyes made his first career appearance in the outfield, playing one inning in center before moving to shortstop for the remainder of the game.

Sports JD Martinez's 2nd homer lifts Tigers over Angels 4-3
Author: 0 JD Martinez's 2nd homer lifts Tigers over Angels 4-3

This is what I trained all off-season for. "I've been down there just watching the team, wishing I could do something". Still, the Tigers put together a comprehensive effort to improve to 3-3 on their nine-game West Coast road trip. "Once Fulmer got a lead, he's got strong stuff, and he pitched a good game for them". The three strikeout save was the first for the Tigers since Francisco Rodriguez managed it on June 12th of last season.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics Drop Close Game To Washington Wizards, Head To Game 7

The former University of Kentucky star overcame a 1-for-12 start to finish with 26 points, and Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 33. Wizards star John Wall, woke up in the second half, scoring 23 of his 26 points, including the game-winner, with 3 seconds remaining.

Author: 0 Chelsea not that far ahead, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Klopp admitted: "We have not made a final judgment for this season". "It is too early to say", Klopp said. "You can have a good run and, for example, Tottenham were on a good run and everybody thought they were going to win at West Ham but they didn't", the Netherlands global said.

Sports Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win
Author: 0 Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win

The Oilers still lead the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series two games to one. They have won five of the last six against Anaheim and now return home with a 2-0 series lead. If the Oilers win, Mayor Tait will hang a poster from Edmonton's tourism agency, Explore Edmonton, in Anaheim City Hall, encouraging Anaheim residents to visit the natural beauty and culture of North America's largest northernmost metropolis.

Sports Zidane unsure on Bale´s Madrid return
Author: 0 Zidane unsure on Bale´s Madrid return

With Juventus in the Champions League final following their final league outing away to Malaga, Zidane called for concentration to ensure the season does not fall apart. This season he set a Spanish record as he guided his side to a 40-match unbeaten run - beating Barca's previous record of 39 games. Real, who won the first leg at home 3-0, have now eliminated Atletico from the competition in four consecutive seasons, including the 2014 and 2016 finals.

Author: 0 Nishikori, Halep march on in Madrid

World No. 59 Coric, handed a reprieve to enter the draw despite losing in qualifying to Mikhail Kukushkin, will face either Grigor Dimitrov or Dominic Thiem in today's quarterfinals. "I started the match OK, but when I started to go behind I didn't find any way to improve my game or to make it more hard for him". Murray's only title of the year came in Dubai.

Sports Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory
Author: 0 Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

Just four minutes later and the London giants made it four goals, Aaron Ramsey being played in down the channel before firing across goal, where Giroud came storming in to slide home his second of the night. "We had a hard week but we've won convincingly so the focus is there, the fighting spirit is there and we're pleased to win", Wenger said. "But we were united and we have to stay like that, strong together".

Author: 0 Wall surprised by fans' vulgar Oubre chant

The Celtics , who are the top seeds in the East, won Game 5 in their series against Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. "If they do adjust (and) they (need) to play a more, I guess, normal type of defense, I think we can take advantage of that", Thomas said.

Author: 0 Man City edge Leicester 2-1

Leicester were also aggrieved that Silva's opener was not disallowed after Raheem Sterling waved a leg at the ball from an offside position. Leicester thought they had equalised in the second half when Mahrez beat Willy Caballero from the penalty spot after the Algerian had been brought down by Gael Clichy .

Author: 0 GGG vs. Canelo: AT&T Stadium in play to host September 16th showdown

But after pummeling countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . on Saturday night, Mexico's top fighter is eager for the long overdue megafight to determine the middleweight champion. The fight, which amounted to a $70-dollar announcement for the aforementioned super fight, headlined an HBO Pay-Per-View event. Alvarez , 26, defeated Miguel Cotto in 2015 to capture the WBC middleweight title, but relinquished the belt instead of fighting Gennady Golovkin.

Sports Legacies on the line in this latest Penguins-Capitals Game 7 clash
Author: 0 Legacies on the line in this latest Penguins-Capitals Game 7 clash

Not that it bothers the Capitals . Crosby went down - or, as the National Hockey League would argue, sideways - in the first period of Game 6, banging his head against the boards then hitting the ice. None of it worked as Washington pushed the Penguins around. Sidney Crosby crashes head-first into the boards during Game 6 against the Washington Capitals.

Author: 0 Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

Celta scored goals in all six away matches in the Europa League. And a date with Ajax or Lyon awaits in Stockholm if they can finish the job at Old Trafford in the second leg. 'We've got Iago Aspas who is not very big, Pione who is not very big, me and Daniel Wass who is not very big so when they bring back Fellaini, Pogba and you put the ball in the box it is going to be hard from there.

Sports Warriors ready to take on Utah, honor
Author: 0 Warriors ready to take on Utah, honor "We Believe"

Assistant coach Mike Brown , former head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Lebron James, has filled in for Kerr and is a leading force behind the team's defensive strategy and execution. If he fails to get his act together, the Jazz won't last that long. We saw Klay discovering that he could be an impact defender - like Green - making game-changing plays, not just wearing down opponents with rock-solid fundamentals.

Author: 0 Williams Has Strong Start, Pirates Snap 6-Game Skid

A CT scan was negative, Lovullo said, although Iannetta is still being evaluated. Iannetta turned into a 93 miles per hour pitch from reliever Johnny Barbato in the seventh inning and appeared to be struck in the nose and mouth. I've been on the other side. Lovullo, speaking Saturday before the Diamondbacks and Pirates met in the third game of a four-game series, said Iannetta returned to the ballpark from the hospital at 1:15 a.m.

Author: 0 England, France, Argentina in same pool for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Pool B: New Zealand , South Africa , Italy , Africa 1, repechage victor. This time England will have to see off improving France and 2015 semi-finalists Argentina in Pool C to reach the knockout stages. Pool B - New Zealand , South Africa , Italy , Africa 1, repechage victor. With the Rugby World Cup 2019 draw revealed last night in Tokyo, many All Blacks fans will be looking beyond the pool play and trying to work out potential quarter-final and semifinal match-ups.

Author: 0 Overheating problem wrecked Hamilton's race 'from the get-go'

As Hamilton toiled to only fourth, his new Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas clinched the first victory of his Formula One career at the 81st attempt as he became the third victor in just four races of this unpredictable season. "He was a driver that showed he is at this level in the right way", Massa said. "A big congratulations to Valtteri, he did an exceptional job all weekend - he was quickest".

Author: 0 San Antonio soundly eliminate Houston Rockets

Stop it. No way. The All-Star guard scored just 10 points, on 2-of-11 shooting from the field, in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, including nailing 2-of-9 three-pointers. No one can take away Harden's magical regular season , of course. Harden, who finished second in scoring during the season at 29.1 points per game, did not attempt a shot until the 6:19 mark of the second quarter.

Author: 0 Team hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, says Chelsea goalie

Despite his side's total control of the game, the ever feverish Conte prowled the touchline as usual, gesticulating wildly and yelling commands to his players. "Nothing is done yet and it's a big final on Friday". "It's great to be in this atmosphere at Stamford Bridge and it's great to hear your fans with this enthusiasm", Conte said after Monday's win.

Sports Nadal on track for 10th Barcelona triumph after reaching final
Author: 0 Nadal on track for 10th Barcelona triumph after reaching final

Thiem became the first Austrian since Thomas Muster in 1996 to reach the final of the claycourt tournament after subduing Murray for the first time in his career. Rafael Nadal is pretty Happy after the Barcelona title won in the final over Dominic Thiem . "I'm very satisfied". Nadal's last four opponent will be Argentina's Horacio Zeballos , who was a 6-4 6-1 victor over Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation.

Sports Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Brom tie, says Cahill
Author: 0 Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Brom tie, says Cahill

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is focused on clinching the Premier League title at West Brom on Friday rather than persistent rumours linking him with the vacancy at Inter Milan. A 13-game winning run in the league followed September's losses to Liverpool and Arsenal, while Chelsea have won four games since the defeat to Manchester United, including in the FA Cup against Tottenham to set up a May 27 final with Arsenal .

Sports Stipe Miocic TKOs Junior Dos Santos to Defend UFC Heavyweight Belt
Author: 0 Stipe Miocic TKOs Junior Dos Santos to Defend UFC Heavyweight Belt

He landed a right hand midway through the opening round that dropped the Brazilian. In typical Miocic fashion, the OH native found his range early and kept up the pressure. Jędrzejczyk is still undefeated as a professional, and has defended her strawweight title four times . With the win, Miocic tied the record for most consecutive successful title defenses.

Sports After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup
Author: 0 After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

Batshuayi has been a misfit for much of this season, but whatever the future holds for the 23-year-old Belgian, he will always have a goal that won the title to his name. I'm very happy for him. "Every single manager can have a good idea of football, but if you don't have the players behind you, it's impossible to reach targets like this".

Sports First Red Cross Visit for Palestinian Hunger Strike Leader
Author: 0 First Red Cross Visit for Palestinian Hunger Strike Leader

Pizza Hut Israel posted on its Facebook page a photo of Palestinian leader Marwan Bargouti, allegedly breaking his hunger strike secretly in his cell. At the time, Celtic Fans for Palestine insisted that "Radical politics and Irish politics have always existed in Celtic Park". But Israel has vowed not to negotiate with the hunger strikers, with Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan calling them "terrorists and incarcerated murderers".

Author: 0 Why wasn't Sidney Crosby reviewed for a concussion after head-first crash?

This year's Penguins-Capitals Game 5 was up 4% vs. the same series' Game 5 last year (Total Audience Deliver of 4.187 million), which also aired after the Kentucky Derby. A three-time Cup victor, Williams is 7-0 with seven goals and seven assists in seven chances in Game 7. Jake Guentzel leads Pittsburgh with nine goals, Evgeni Malkin has 13 assists and Phil Kessel has 34 shots on goal.

Sports Alonso's Indy 500 car will go to his museum
Author: 0 Alonso's Indy 500 car will go to his museum

By then, Alonso was being ferried back to the paddock on the back of a scooter, past numerous local fans who had come to give the Spaniard a much-needed boost. "It was my decision", Alonso said. Fernando Alonso insists he was not trying to be amusing by posting a picture of himself playing tennis shortly after encountering another Honda engine failure in opening practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India will play in competition

Indian cricket team has been announced for the most awaited ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England next month. Rohit Sharma has last played an ODI in October 2016 and Shami's time away extends to World Cup in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

Sports Mourinho on top four as Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool scrap
Author: 0 Mourinho on top four as Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool scrap

Could the 2016-17 Premier League season have one , extra-massive, all-or-nothing Champions League playoff match? "We know West Brom are a hard team to play against". This game will not mean a lot to Mourinho as he showed in his last few games so I am expecting a weaker side on the pitch so it seems unlikely the Red Devils will have what it takes in them to win this game .

Author: 0 Red Bull F1's Helmut Marko says they have Max Verstappen locked down

Lewis Hamilton topped the timing sheets with a 1:21.521 in the heavily modified Mercedes W08. As we approach the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix, all eyes will be on Red Bull Racing. We have worked hard on them. "It is a long, hard race here physically and mentally but we have prepared well and the auto is in much better position than the last race", he said.

Sports Nadal pulls a big win out of the Magic Box vs. Djokovic
Author: 0 Nadal pulls a big win out of the Magic Box vs. Djokovic

Ever the sensible realist, Nadal told the press before the semi: "I have to play really well or I'm not going to have many chances". The Serb successfully defended two match points in the final match and even had a match-point before Nadal claimed the match and ended a run of seven successive defeats to Djokovic to set up his eighth final in Madrid .

Sports Manchester United focused on Europa vision
Author: 0 Manchester United focused on Europa vision

Winning Europa League will provide an opportunity to compete in the next season's Champions League for Jose Mourinho's side, who are struggling to make it to the Premier League top four. "I don't feel like that". The man embodied a ruthless kind of mindset that set the platform for years of success during his United career, but I honestly can not remember the last time he said anything remotely positive - about anything.

Sports Eliud Kipchoge's fastest marathon won't be recognised
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge's fastest marathon won't be recognised

Tadese , multiple world half marathon champion, also finished with a massive personal best of 2:06.51 although double Boston Marathon victor Desisa - who has a best of 2:04:45 - was lapped and tottered home in a time of 2:14.10. They tried to help pace Kipchoge . Kipchoge needed an average of less than 4:35 per mile - an improvement of about seven seconds per mile on Kimetto's record, or around 2.5 percent.

Author: 0 Celtics were robbed of 1.8 seconds on last play of Game 6

Wall finished with 26 points and eight assists and Bradley Beal chipped in with 33 points. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas , left, pushes against Washington Wizards guard John Wall during the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series , Friday, May 12, 2017, in Washington .

Author: 0 Only winning saves a Madrid coach's job - Zidane

When a gifted team such as Sevilla shake off the pressure and play just to enjoy themselves, they can become mighty rivals for any side, including Real Madrid. Sevilla command respect, so it's likely that the midfield trio, with Casemiro, Toni Kroos and Luka Modric, keep their places. "He could be the man who makes history winning two Champions Leagues back to back, and it is also important at the same time to win La Liga as we miss it", he told Omnisport at a FIFA Legends event ...

Author: 0 Washington Wizards: 3 adjustments to make in Game 6

The Boston Celtics will try to put the brakes on a four-game losing streak in Washington and clinch a berth in the Eastern Conference finals on Friday when they take on the Wizards in Game 6 of their second-round National Basketball Association playoff series as five-point underdogs on the National Basketball Association betting lines.

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Cruises To Easy Decision Win Over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

At stake will be Golovkin's WBC, IBF, WBA, and (less importantly) IBO Middleweight belts in this highly coveted matchup between two of the best boxers in the world. "The percentages of a knockout are very high, are very good because of the styles, because of the knockout ratios of both", Alvarez , who'll face Chavez at a contracted catch weight of 164½ pounds, said through a translator.

Sports Bonucci: Dani Alves is like an alien
Author: 0 Bonucci: Dani Alves is like an alien

Italy worldwide Bonucci said a more mature Juventus - an immovable force in Serie A as they seek European glory - have shown they belong on the big stage, having lost to Barcelona in the 2014-15 Champions League decider. Jardim said he expected Juve to be facing Real in Cardiff and said the Italian side would be anything but underdogs. That mental strength has seen Juventus shake off the defeat of 2015 and come back stronger than ever, just as Atletico Madrid did after losing in 2014.

Sports Major League Baseball reportedly will not suspend Chris Sale for throwing behind Manny Machado
Author: 0 Major League Baseball reportedly will not suspend Chris Sale for throwing behind Manny Machado

The original beef between the two teams - Machado's spikes-high slide into Dustin Pedroia's leg, which has since been deemed unintentional by all involved parties - has escalated over the past two weeks. Red Sox: Open a three-game series against Minnesota. "You know those guys are going to make a run some time", Showalter said. Orioles: Return home to start a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox.

Author: 0 Game 7 on Monday

The series is now tied at three, with game seven set for Monday at TD Garden. The Celtics suffered a crushing 92-91 Game 6 loss in Washington , forcing Monday's Game 7 back in Boston. Lopsided results dominated the first postseason series between Boston and Washington since 1984 with each game decided by at least 10 points. Instead, they'll have to take care of business in the biggest game of the year to this point.

Sports Stipe Miocic defends title with knockout of Junior dos Santos
Author: 0 Stipe Miocic defends title with knockout of Junior dos Santos

But even then, it's going to be hard for Miocic to have success wrestling Junior because of how versed he is in defense. Stipe Miocic prefers trying to avoid any extended talk about the possibility of matching some UFC heavyweight history, much like sidestepping a jab aimed for his jaw.

Sports Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final
Author: 0 Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final

Jose Mourinho will stick with Sergio Romero as his Europa League keeper, insisting De Gea won't play the final. I always saw them supporting each other. "We're in the final, that's what counts". But Mourinho is ready to shuffle his pack for Sunday's trip to second-placed Tottenham and Wednesday's visit to Southampton as well after writing off United's chances of finishing in the top-four.

Sports Zabaleta to leave Manchester City
Author: 0 Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

Shinji Okazaki's stunning volley just before halftime re-energised Leicester though and City could have had few complaints had Mahrez's penalty earned the visitors a draw. That was 29 minutes in and two more goals were to follow before the break. Everything happened in the last 10 minutes. Shane Long blazed a penalty over the bar for Southampton, before Patrick Bamford reduced already-relegated Middlesbrough's deficit with his first Premier League goal.