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Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not giving up hope of Champions League qualification

Behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham, Liverpool (73 points, one match remaining), City (72 points, two matches remaining) and Arsenal (69 points, two matches remaining) are chasing the final two top-four spots. Arsene Wenger claims champions Chelsea have never had it so easy after a season without European football. Regardless of the outcome in the race for the Champions League, Wenger does not expect Arsenal's task of continually reaching the top four to become any easier.

Sports Dion Waiters Says Miami Heat Don't Need Lonzo Ball
Author: 0 Dion Waiters Says Miami Heat Don't Need Lonzo Ball

Ball also said he taught his three sons to walk by eight months and potty trained them by 10 months, so it's up to you to decide whether he's exaggerating this time . "When you're exclusive, that's when folks are like, 'I have to have that s-,'" LaVar explains. 'She's a lot like my dad: energetic... except she's not insane on the cameras'.

Sports Federer opts out of French Open
Author: 0 Federer opts out of French Open

Federer out of Roland Garros. After an early exit from the Italian Open, the Russian can now no longer reach the main draw at Wimbledon from ranking, although she could still come through qualifying or yet be handed a wild card by the All England Lawn and Tennis Club on June 20.

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso takes swipe at Honda after dismal practice day in Barcelona

Alonso is in the final season of a three-year contract with McLaren-Honda and smiled broadly at suggestions that he could leave to join Mercedes or Ferrari or Red Bull. "The cars look good again". "The race didn't go as we'd planned", he said. "Our moment right now is not the best", he said. Meanwhile, this Grand Prix appears to be Mercedes's to lose.

Author: 0 Warriors vs. Spurs Game 2

I think in the offseason they have to look at this . "You have to believe". The Golden State Warriors did just that for their ailing coach watching from the locker room, and left Gregg Popovich questioning and criticizing his Spurs players for a lack of belief and feeling sorry for themselves without injured superstar Kawhi Leonard .

Sports Sheffield Wednesday frustrate Huddersfield in Championship play-off semi-final
Author: 0 Sheffield Wednesday frustrate Huddersfield in Championship play-off semi-final

They've won eight and drawn two of their last 10 games at the Madejski Stadium and their record against top half sides on their own turf comes in at eight wins and three draws. "I also think that even if we'd have been on a bad run, I'd still believe in that as I believe in my teammates, squad and the club". We were a bit unlucky with some decisions from the referee or we were not clinical enough in front of the goal.

Author: 0 Celtics blow out Wizards 123-101

The Celtics took game 5 easily with a blowout win of their own, winning 123-101 to send the series back to Washington , a place they have not won a game at all season long. "And I think that every one of us is even more grateful for Al after having him with us". You can bet your bottom dollar Washington fans won't be kind to Olynyk in Game 6, either.

Author: 0 India recall Shami, Sharma for Champions Trophy

Fast-bowler Mohammed Shami , who last played an ODI in March 2015, has also been recalled in the 15-member squad to bolster the pace attack alongside Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah . BCCI had said that India could participate in the ICC Champions Trophy. "We discussed Kuldeep Yadav who would have been a solid player". It is understood that the BCCI had asked his IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiant to give him that time off and they had agreed.

Author: 0 Tottenham's move can take them to last level, says Pochettino

It was another great performance at White Hart Lane and now we have to focus on the last two games . "Second position is fantastic for us". "It is sad to see White Hart Lane go, it has been an unbelievable stadium for us - especially this season, being unbeaten", he added.

Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG set for September 16

In case you missed the live fight due to any reason then you can come here Canelo Alvarez vs Chavez Jr highlights and full fight replay video. The fight was a dud and drew audible boos from the crowd because of how one-sided it was. It's one of those nights in boxing that no matter where you're from in the world though, if you're just a fight fan in general, you know it's a big fight night for many a reason.

Sports 'Nobody can make me change my style of play '
Author: 0 'Nobody can make me change my style of play '

Former Manchester United player Phil Neville has predicted that his former side are going to miss out on the Champions League spots in the Premier League table, along with Arsenal. "I hope Old T afford feels the same, because we need Old Trafford". This is a top club, a great club. "We're having a season where things have been a bit more hard, but I'm convinced that in the coming years we can show another side".

Sports David Poile Named Finalist for NHL GM of the Year Award
Author: 0 David Poile Named Finalist for NHL GM of the Year Award

The 30-year-old had eight goals and 35 points in 80 games this season. Oscar Klefbom and Adam Larsson will be 24, Matthew Benning will be 23, and Darnell Nurse will be 22. "That up tick at the end, that was a bonus". The Connor McDavid-fronted team's 47 wins are the most for this franchise since its Wayne Gretzky-era glory years, with the "86-'87 team's 50-win season the last to exceed this current iteration's regular-season performance.

Sports Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'
Author: 0 Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

One more wrinkle: Man City has not technically sealed top four yet. With one game to play, City have 75 points to fourth-placed Liverpool's 73. We have to of course defend better. So it's a pretty big deal, which is why the race for the Champions League places has always been a competition in its own right. It was also a night in which the Sky Blues bade farewell to popular defender Pablo Zabaleta, who played out the final minutes of his nine-year stay with the club after coming on ...

Sports Spurs' Leonard will be ready to face Warriors
Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard will be ready to face Warriors

Aldridge, who is in his 11th season and second in San Antonio, had failed to get out of the second round in his previous six postseason trips. Per ESPN Stats & Information, the Spurs were 8.5-point underdogs against the Rockets on Thursday night, the second-largest underdog they've been in 268 playoff games under Gregg Popovich.

Sports Stones set to return for Man City's final two games
Author: 0 Stones set to return for Man City's final two games

Guardiola can finish no higher than third in this season's Premier League, which will be the lowest final placing of his managerial career. "In my situation, at a big club, I'm sacked", he said, as quoted by The Times . The popular Argentine right-back, who has been at the Etihad for nine years, is due to leave the club at the end of the season. "Pressure is what I had when I arrived in Barcelona , when I had nothing to defend [myself with]".

Sports Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech
Author: 0 Nearly 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

They presented Jeter with a framed replica of his Monument Park plaque, a framed replica of his no. 2 plaque, a "career milestone ring", and a monument park blazer-an idea credited to Carlos Beltran , who obviously got it from the St. Jeter also took a moment to wish his wife and his mom and any other mothers out there a happy Mother's Day. Jeter personally picked his ceremony to be on Mother's Day so he can celebrate it with his mother, father, sister, nephew, grandmother, and his pregnant ...

Author: 0 Long shots: Celtics are big underdogs in Vegas

It was not until then that the Celtics gained any degree of separation, a fitting denouement to a closely contested series between two evenly matched teams. But James shot a career-worst 67.4 percent from the free-throw line during this past regular season, and when you're talking about slowing down the best player on the planet, sometimes you need to think somewhat unconventionally.

Sports Wolff: Hamilton and Bottas can race clean
Author: 0 Wolff: Hamilton and Bottas can race clean

I think we're working well as a team. Now I just want to do it again. "To win the first grand prix.is always the most hard one", the retired triple champion and non-executive chairman of Bottas's Mercedes team, told reporters. "I have some feelings and some ideas but lots of work will be done to figure it out". However, despite the bullish talk from Bottas, team boss Toto Wolff remains confident the two drivers, whom he has described as having no baggage with each other, will remain ...

Sports Warriors to face Spurs in Western Conference Finals
Author: 0 Warriors to face Spurs in Western Conference Finals

Aldridge averaged 21.5 points and 10.5 rebounds during two regular season games against the Warriors . San Antonio is heading to the Western Conference finals for the 13th time thanks to a player who has never been there. So when the Houston Rockets head coach took a step back to evaluate this Western Conference Semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs , he wasn't afraid to speak some truth.

Author: 0 Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark

De Bruyne curled home a lovely finish from the edge of the area just two minutes later to double the lead following slick buildup play involving most of City's attackers. It took City some time to get going in front of a less-than-capacity crowd in the North-West, but after Aleksandar Kolarov's free kick was saved in the 14th minute, it was one-way traffic.

Author: 0 Champions League spot up for grabs on final day

London, May 17 Alexis Sanchez sank Sunderland to keep Arsenal in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Tuesday, while Manchester City all but secured a top-four place by beating West Bromwich Albion. Arsenal must score for that possibility to occur and one of the scenarios is for Arsène Wenger's side to draw 1-1 with Everton at the Emirates and Liverpool to lose...

Sports Jose Mourinho claims Liverpool have
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho claims Liverpool have "unfair" advantage in top-4 race

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out for the rest of the season and Rooney started Sunday's defeat at Arsenal, but the England striker was an unused substitute as United beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg. "It was a game that was clearly a nuisance for him, sandwiched between the two legs of United's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo that he has made it obvious is his priority".

Author: 0 Andy Murray's shocking form continues as he crashes out of Italian Open

Murray, the defending champion, found himself kept under pressure in the second set, when his serve failed again as Fognini opened up a 4-1 advantage. Fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene also departed the men's singles after losing 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 to former world No1 Novak Djokovic, who dominated a first-set tie-break before comfortably winning the second set.

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey: Wales midfielder injured in Arsenal win over Sunderland

But, Manchester City also escaped with a victory over Leicester and Liverpool again gained all three points. "I just think that if we finish outside the top four, it will maybe be down to one point". "I never saw one player in my life go on to the pitch and not try to win the game". Arsenal have won 8 of their last 10 encounters with Sunderland , but an unlikely loss will end their top four hopes.

Sports Funniest James Harden memes after choking in Rockets blowout of Spurs
Author: 0 Funniest James Harden memes after choking in Rockets blowout of Spurs

Leonard is likely to be back in the lineup for Game 1 against the Warriors. Standing in their way is a playoff-tested San Antonio team, albeit one that is without injured point guard Tony Parker and now has a banged-up Kawhi Leonard . San Antonio shot 53 percent from the field, compiled a 60-37 rebounding advantage and limited Houston to 28 percent shooting. San Antonio won the second-round series in six games and punched their ticket to the Western Conference playoff finals against the ...

Sports Champions League would be start of something big for Liverpool, says Wijnaldum
Author: 0 Champions League would be start of something big for Liverpool, says Wijnaldum

The Brazilian playmaker, who signed a new five-year contract with the Reds in January, struck a brace in his side's emphatic 4-0 win over West Ham on Sunday. Liverpool incredibly have only failed to win at THREE Premier League grounds in the division's 25-year history. "We want to bring a few in with fresh blood but nobody will leave us without our say, so I am completely relaxed about this".

Sports Hunter Pence placed on DL, Mac Williamson recalled
Author: 0 Hunter Pence placed on DL, Mac Williamson recalled

After a slow start, he's hitting.326/.404/.543 in May, with two hits in each of his last three games. "I don't feel terribly bad". He made it through 33 games this season before hamstring tightness set in. Melancon is eligible to return Tuesday and he threw a 22-pitch bullpen session on Monday that was deemed a success . Williamson entered Spring Training this year in competition with Jarrett Parker to be the everyday left fielder, and was having himself a nice exhibition season before ...

Sports Third straight title sees Nadal tie Djokovic with 30th Masters crown
Author: 0 Third straight title sees Nadal tie Djokovic with 30th Masters crown

It was a fifth Madrid title for the 30-year-old and a record-equalling 30th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown, matching Novak Djokovic for the all-time lead. That attitude saw him take an early service break to silence the partisan crowd in Madrid , but Nadal was able to break back in the sixth game as Thiem paid for his aggression with too many unforced errors .

Sports Cleveland Indians' 2014 No. 1 pick Bradley Zimmer promoted to the majors
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians' 2014 No. 1 pick Bradley Zimmer promoted to the majors

He noticeably struggled after being promoted to Columbus, though, posting a.654 OPS and watching his strikeout rate rise to 37.3 percent over 37 contests. Bradley Zimmer was taking an ice bath after a minor league game when he got word his manager wanted to see him. It might not be the first week. The second part of the puzzle was a need in Cleveland, which arose after Abraham Almonte joined Brandon Guyer and Austin Jackson on the 10-day disabled list.

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver says Honda are risking reputation

Two-time world champion Alonso was linked with a move to Mercedes as a replacement for Nico Rosberg ahead of this season, but opted not to switch seats. McLaren's team radio told Alonso to "stop the auto, stop the vehicle, engine problem" as yellowish liquid dripped from the underside. "Obviously, I don't have 100 percent confidence".

Sports Mowins to be first woman to call National Football League game since 1987
Author: 0 Mowins to be first woman to call National Football League game since 1987

Beth Mowins will become the first woman to announce " Monday Night Football " when she teams up with former New York Jets coach Rex Ryan on September 11 to call the Los Angeles Chargers vs. Mowins, 49, will join ex-New York Jets and Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan to commentate on the action of the Los Angeles Chargers vs. the Denver Broncos during a Week 1 Monday Night Football contest.

Sports Video Of A Sad Mike D'Antoni Went Viral Last Night
Author: 0 Video Of A Sad Mike D'Antoni Went Viral Last Night

I can still see Coach pointing at the TV, getting excited about something Nash had done in a game. Ryan Anderson, who played 36 minutes off the bench, walks off the court following overtime of Game 5 as San Antonio's Patty Mills and Manu Ginobili celebrate a three-point win.

Author: 0 Next challenge for golf prodigy is Kim Jong

Masters Champion Sergio Garcia made three of them himself on Sunday en route to a very uninspiring 78. And the 21-year-old is also comfortably the youngest victor of the so-called "fifth major" - surpassing the record set by former world number one Adam Scott, who was 23 when he won in 2004.

Author: 0 Mourinho vows to rest Man Utd players at Arsenal

The Swedish striker suffered knee ligament damage during United's quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht and will miss the rest of this season. 'I am going to change my team to play against Arsenal, so I think Wenger will be really happy with me, ' says Mourinho.

Sports Chris Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox take down Rays
Author: 0 Chris Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox take down Rays

You can relive Boston's thrilling victory in the video below. In their 35th game - on May 12, no less - the Sox sent their reigning Cy Young victor to the mound in a series opener at Fenway. Despite giving up two home runs, Chris Sale was on his game. Pedroia answered with an RBI single with two outs in fifth to bring Boston within a run.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo present as Rafael Nadal defeats Djokovic
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo present as Rafael Nadal defeats Djokovic

While Djokovic is yet to announce the replacement - although Andre Agassi is being mentioned in the press - it is unlikely that he'd have anyone on board till after the clay court season. Nadal edged a bruising first set after blowing eight break points with a top-class tiebreak, playing adventurous shots which sapped Goffin's energy and the world number 10 ceded the final point with a double fault.

Author: 0 Mourinho confirms Romero to start over De Gea in Europa League final

As farewells go, it was precisely the kind of send-off that Tottenham Hotspur must have craved bar that one small, annoying detail about Chelsea's position squatting defiantly at the top of the Premier League. United said it expected to report full-year revenue between £560-570m, better than its previous forecast of between £530-540m. "If we go to the FA Cup semi-final it would be a complete disaster".

Author: 0 Cavaliers complete sweep of Raptors, reach conference finals

D'Antoni guided the Rockets to the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference and third-best record in the National Basketball Association at 55-27, and his team broke the league's regular-season record with 1,181 3-pointers. It's not just what he's doing, but what he's done. Take the first-round sweep against Indiana. He owns the East and everybody knows it. Casey said: "It's tough because we know we can play better than we did in the first two games, and we didn't.

Author: 0 Charlotte NASCAR Cup race to be run over four stages

No jalopies to get in the way here. Originally the Coca-Cola 600 was to consist of 100-, 100-, and 200-lap stages. Drivers who finish in the top 10 in each of the first three stages will be awarded regular season points like usual, and at the end of the 600-mile event, points will be given out just like the end of any other race, with the same five playoff points being awarded to the race victor.

Author: 0 Thiem ousts Cuevas to set a rematch with Nadal

Thiem suffered defeat to Nadal in the Barcelona Open showdown last month, but will have a shot at revenge following Saturday's 6-4 6-4 triumph. "What's important to me is to make it to another final". On the men's side, it was another categorical win for Nadal in what has been a superb season for the fifth-ranked Spaniard, who will be trying to win his third straight title on Sunday.

Sports Free agent defensive back Jason McCourty visiting Browns
Author: 0 Free agent defensive back Jason McCourty visiting Browns

His stellar play early in his career earned him a 6 year, $43 million contract in 2012 but as his play declined the Titans chose to move on from the 9-year vet. Just a few days ago , McCourty had said that about 7-8 teams were interested in him, and he's said that at 29 years old, he's hoping to go somewhere he can play for a Super Bowl .

Author: 0 Celtics cruise past Wizards in Game 7 to Eastern Conference finals

Gortat summed up the night like this: "We just didn't defend well at the end of the game.We just lost our composure and they picked us apart". Boston Celtics centre Kelly Olynyk of Kamloops, B.C., had a career night with 26 points during Boston's Game 7 victory against the Washington Wizards on Monday.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers To Meet In Eastern Conference Finals

Isaiah Thomas did some homework prior to Monday night's Game 7 victory over the Washington Wizards , taking in one of Boston's most memorable Game 7 wins in recent history. Thomas scored nine points on three triples during a crucial 18-2 run over the end of the third quarter into the beginning of the fourth quarter. Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics have home court for Game 7, but will it be enough? James' teams are 3-2 against the Celtics in the playoffs, winning the last three ...