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Sports Tottenham ready to give up on EPL title
Author: 0 Tottenham ready to give up on EPL title

Mauricio Pochettino's side were going for a 10th straight Premier League win, and headed into the game boosted by a 2-0 win against arch-rivals Arsenal last weekend. When you are fighting for the title, the goal we conceded, you need to stop before and not concede this type of goal. The title race is out of Spurs' hands for now, but football is a amusing old game, so let's wait and see what happens.

Sports Tottenham 'family' will stick together next season, Kane says
Author: 0 Tottenham 'family' will stick together next season, Kane says

Alli has admitted in the past that he is happy in north London but it is only natural that he has ambitions to play overseas and at one of the biggest clubs in the world. "At that point, I was just scoring headers!" It is probably the best goal I have scored at White Hart Lane. "We've got to believe", he said of the transition.

Author: 0 Spurs advance to face Warriors in Western Finals

The Spurs are now consensus 10.5-point underdogs in Game 1 in Las Vegas sportsbooks. After being left to 27 points unanswered for the Spurs went on to win four of their next five meets against Houston . The Spurs know that limiting Golden State's 3-point shooting will be a key in the next round, just as slowing Houston from long range was in the conference semifinals.

Author: 0 Match Reports: Arsenal 2-0 Sunderland

Arsenal go into the game packed full of confidence, however as stated, their fate relies on the form of both Liverpool a Manchester City above them. The Sunderland manager, David Moyes, took issue with Wenger's pre-match comments about how teams with nothing left to play for were sometimes "on holiday".

Author: 0 Bale lifts weights in pool, working for Champions League final

It was also runner-up in 1974, losing to Bayern Munich in the final. Real Madrid may be on the verge of a first La Liga and Champions League double for 59 years, but coach Zinedine Zidane insisted his job is only safe if he delivers trophies.

Author: 0 Home win streak is NHL's longest in two decades

There were a few separate incidents between the pair, including Kesler appearing to throw an elbow up high on Johansen near the benches and a scene in which the two centers jostled each other with head-butts. After losing game one of the Western Conference Finals at home they bounced back to win game two. Continue to improve on face-offs, get back to clogging the neutral zone and make the Ducks chase the puck instead of driving it uncharacteristically past the blueline.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Europa League final won't define season

The Eagles confirmed their Premier League status for another season with last week's 4-0 victory over Hull City, meaning they head to Old Trafford with little to play for. For United, this was simply the latest box to be ticked in an extended warm-up to the match on which their next 12 months now hinges, and while that may reasonably be considered a joyless way to treat the latter stages of a Premier League campaign, there will be no apologies from manager Jose Mourinho if his strategy pays off.

Author: 0 Cheika's Wallabies will take nothing for granted in Japan

The two Southern Hemisphere powerhouses clashed in the semi-finals of the 2015 edition of the tournament in England, but will meet in the opening stage of the event in Pool B in two years' time. "I don't think it makes any difference", he said. Wales, meanwhile, have drawn Australia for the second successive World Cup - Georgia are also in their pool - while there is a shuddering showdown ahead between holders New Zealand and their fellow twice world champions South Africa in Pool B .

Sports Sanchez: Arsenal good enough to compete
Author: 0 Sanchez: Arsenal good enough to compete

The " Wenger Out" campaign has gathered momentum this season, culminating in a partial boycott of Arsenal's last home game, in which they beat Sunderland 2-0 in a stadium that was less than full. Failure to qualify for the Champions League could see Sanchez and German global Mesuz Ozil leave. Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City are among the clubs to have been linked with Sanchez in recent months, but the Chilean only reiterated his claim that his future depends on Arsenal .

Sports Can the Senators respond to their NY wake up call?
Author: 0 Can the Senators respond to their NY wake up call?

Turris scored 6:28 into overtime to lift the Senators to 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday for a 3-2 series lead in their second-round series. "We've just got to understand the situation that we're in, we're still down 2-1, we're playing a game in our own building", Rangers defenseman and captain Ryan McDonagh said.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez believes Arsenal are good enough to compete for trophies

So Arsenal still sit in fifth, still the same number of points back from a Top Four spot but with one fewer match to make up ground. Arsenal , lastly, need a favour. The point to note here is that for a one-off play-off match to happen, two teams have to have identical points, Goal Difference and Goals Scored at the end of the league.

Author: 0 Alonso hits the court after latest McLaren problem

With two wins in Monte Carlo to his name, and his first attempt at the 500 coming while he's at his peak, Alonso stands the best chance of any driver at succeeding him. Ferrari pair Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel clocked the third and fourth fastest times, less than half a second off Hamilton's pace. That would already have been a satisfying final outcome but in Q3 he beat Sergio Perez, Felipe Massa and Esteban Ocon to take seventh place, behind only the Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull ...

Author: 0 How Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal could face a Champions League play-off

As it stands, just three points separate third and fifth in the table with Manchester City on 75 points and Arsenal on 72. Liverpool is the other team in the hunt. Each touch, tackle and foul was applauded and there were tributes, a video montage and a presentation after the game . Should fourth-placed Liverpool beat Middlesbrough, they would at least secure entry into the Champions League qualifying round.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins drama-filled 2017 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton started the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix on pole, and ended it the victor. It was his 2nd win in 5 starts this year and the 55th of his career and it brought him within 6 points of Mr. For much of the fifth round of the championship here in Barcelona it looked as though it was going to be Vettel who would extend his title lead to 20 points after executing the flawless start to leapfrog his championship rival.

Sports Aaron Mooy, Huddersfield Town through to Championship playoff final
Author: 0 Aaron Mooy, Huddersfield Town through to Championship playoff final

Aaron Mooy took Huddersfield's fourth kick and dispatched it into the corner with authority. Huddersfield will play Reading in the playoff final at Wembley Stadium on May 29 for what is the richest single game in soccer, potentially worth about 200 million pounds ($260 million) in future earnings to the winning side.

Author: 0 United target Griezmann: I'd only leave Atletico to play for Knicks

I remain at Atletico because I am happy, just the same as the day I joined. 'I want titles, it's what I want and what I lack. However, when probed on whether Simeone's future is linked to him staying or leaving the club, the Frenchman's said: " My future at Atletico is not linked with Cholo's future ".

Sports Arsenal must not underestimate Europa League, says Petr Cech
Author: 0 Arsenal must not underestimate Europa League, says Petr Cech

I have only played in it [the Europa League] once and was fortunate, in one go, to have won it. But I have my medal, and more importantly than that, I have my memories. I think Alexis is the most likely to leave for sure if that's the case, but I'm sure he wouldn't be the only one to go out the exit door! Arsenal toiled to victory over Sunderland as David Moyes' side looked to end a forgettable campaign with a rare bright moment.

Author: 0 Referee announced for Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid

James Rodriguez opened the scoring just three minutes in after tapping in from a Lucas Vasquez cross. With his goals on Tuesday, Ronaldo increased his total to 400 with Madrid, by far the most of any player in the club's history. His hat trick in a 3-0 semifinal win over Atletico Madrid last week has Real Madrid on the doorstep of a third Champions League final in four seasons.

Sports Mets put SS Cabrera on DL, sign RHP Neil Ramirez for bullpen
Author: 0 Mets put SS Cabrera on DL, sign RHP Neil Ramirez for bullpen

Seeking another option for their beleaguered bullpen, the Mets signed righthanded reliever Neil Ramirez to a major-league contract on Tuesday. Finally. Last year, Ramirez played for the Cubs, Brewers and Twins. Cabrera has played 33 games this season, hitting.257 with three home runs and 14 RBI. To make room for Ramirez on the 40-man roster, the Mets transferred closer Jeurys Familia to the 60-Day DL.

Sports Fans accord warm welcome to victorious Misbah at Lahore airport
Author: 0 Fans accord warm welcome to victorious Misbah at Lahore airport

Younis' career batting average of 52.05 is also the best by any Pakistani batsman and the third best by any batsman from Asia. Before Misbah, former Pakistan captains, Abdul Hafeez Kardar in 1958, Imran Khan in 1992 and Rashid Latif in 2003 ended their respective cricket by winning the last cricket Test.

Sports Swedish top-flight game postponed due to match-fixing fears
Author: 0 Swedish top-flight game postponed due to match-fixing fears

It involves two of the biggest clubs, a lot of tradition and, above all, is exciting. We will hunt you as much as we can. AIK sporting director Bjorn Wesstrom said it had not been decided when the game would be played, adding that the players would not comment on the situation.

Sports Coutinho is Liverpool's Hazard - Mignolet
Author: 0 Coutinho is Liverpool's Hazard - Mignolet

The England global has struggled for regular game time this season, but he was also among the goals against West Ham and Origi considers him to be an important part of Jurgen Klopp's plans. "They had chances to score but they couldn't score", added Klopp. "One is the cost and the other is they think he's a forward rather than a midfielder".

Author: 0 Alonso jets off to Indy for Monday practice

It was Hamilton's 64th career pole and his third in five races this year, putting the three-time world champion in position to challenge Vettel for the series lead on Sunday. With his three-year McLaren-Honda contract expiring, Spaniard Alonso has revealed that he is on the market for 2018 unless the struggling Anglo-Japanese collaboration can promise him a winning vehicle.

Author: 0 Derby Winner Always Dreaming Gallops Smoothly for Preakness

Obviously, you don't want any stumbles at this stage of the game, so it gave me a little bit of a fright". Since 2010, he has run 20 horses in the Derby and the victorious Always Dreaming will be the first to run back in Baltimore. Trained by Mark Casse, Classic Empire finished fourth after a poor start at Churchill Downs and his right eye was three-quarters closed the next day due to inflammation.

Sports Arsene Wenger wants to sign want-away Chelsea striker
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger wants to sign want-away Chelsea striker

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham is threatening to leave over the summer if he is not guaranteed first team football according to the Sun . The 19-year-old striker has been a revelation while on loan at Championship outfit Bristol City this season when firing home 26 goals, and his form has not gone unnoticed at the Emirates Stadium.

Sports Last-lap pass helps Ricky Stenhouse Jr. get his first Cup victory
Author: 0 Last-lap pass helps Ricky Stenhouse Jr. get his first Cup victory

When you've spent much of your life working to win at racing's highest level, you'll never forget that moment when you finally arrive. "When you get your runs, who you get your runs from, and where you get them and how you make those runs into something that can be a positive for you".

Sports Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says Laurent Koscielny
Author: 0 Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says Laurent Koscielny

If Liverpool beat relegated Middlesbrough and City avoid defeat at Watford, then Arsenal are consigned to the Europa League, but Wenger hasn't given up yet. What is for sure, if we win our game, we can only be far from one point. It kept Arsenal's Champions League qualification hopes alive, but supporters appear to fear the worst.

Sports McCullers helps Astros beat Marlins 3-0 to complete sweep
Author: 0 McCullers helps Astros beat Marlins 3-0 to complete sweep

Their friendship began when they were high school pitchers in the Tampa area, before Fernandez became the Marlins' ace and then died in a boating accident last September. Miami loaded the bases in the first on two hit batters and a walk, but Derek Dietrich grounded out to end the threat. The same combination clicked in the fifth as Gonzalez singled and Marisnick went deep again, giving Houston a 10-2 lead.

Sports Parker hurt as Spurs draw level
Author: 0 Parker hurt as Spurs draw level

A scare occurred for the Spurs in the fourth when Tony Parker went out with what appeared to be a serious left leg injury in the mid-fourth quarter. Parker will have an MRI on Thursday but the Spurs are not expecting him to play in Game Three of the best-of-seven series on Friday. The Spurs limited James Harden to 13 points on 3-for-17 shooting.

Sports Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane
Author: 0 Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane

A ceremony featuring figures from the club's past will take place after the game and fans have been offered the chance to buy their seats for £50 ($64.40, 59 euros). Sunday's defeat means United are now out of the race for a top-four finish with two games to go, although Jose Mourinho has been quite vocal in recent weeks that Europa League success is their main priority.

Author: 0 Ryan Kesler Is Making Ryan Johansen So Mad

Even though the Ducks and Predators have scored eight goals each through three games in the Western finals, the latter has skated toward a potential Stanley Cup Final bid with far more control, and that was especially the case Tuesday night.

Sports Muntari: I'll walk off again if racist chants continue
Author: 0 Muntari: I'll walk off again if racist chants continue

Muntari's suspension has since been lifted yet world football governing body Fifa, who disbanded their anti-racism task force a year ago, could still take retrospective action on the FIGC. England is the example for the world". But in Italy they go free. And we have been very severe in Europe, in Latin America, we have been regularly publicising the action of the committee, every action that relates to racist action, the homophobic chant to any kind of discrimination.

Author: 0 Man. City Look to Lock up 3rd Spot on the Table

United's pre-season tour of the USA also features games against the LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Barcelona and Real Madrid. It was a night that couldn't get much better for Manchester City. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes "in my situation at a big club, I'm sacked" after failing to mount a title challenge this season. When the players resumed for the second half, the countdown was on for the introduction of Zabaleta.

Sports Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare wants decision on his Foxes future
Author: 0 Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare wants decision on his Foxes future

The highest we can finish is 8th, so let's try that. The club's billionaire vice chairman Aiyawatt "Top" Srivaddhanaprabha attended the Player of the Year awards night on Monday. "Opposite number Mauricio Pochettino has guaranteed he will still be Spurs manager at the start of next season and insists there is no buy-out clause in his contract".

Author: 0 Huddersfield and Sheffield Wednesday in playoff stalemate

The victor of the tie will play either Reading or Fulham in the Championship play-off final at Wembley on Monday, 29 May. "But we have to see it as a normal game". An image of that 1971-72 squad normally hangs on a wall at Huddersfield's training ground, but prior to the first encounter with the Owls it was used by Wagner as a visual indication of the historic feat his current players could achieve.

Author: 0 Ryan nets overtime victor as Sens stun Pens in opener

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been in this situation before. "They're there. We hit at least three posts and there's some good looks there". And then Phil Kessel made all that irrelevant. And when we can't, we've got to hang on to the puck. Give the Ottawa Senators credit for exposing the fragile health and questionable depth of the Penguins defence en route to yet another overtime playoff victory.

Sports Marcus Rashford responds to Man United manager Jose Mourinho's comments
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford responds to Man United manager Jose Mourinho's comments

Romero was playing just his sixth domestic match of the season, after United manager Jose Mourinho chose to select him ahead of David de Gea to give him additional practice ahead of the Europa League final. And [Matthew] Willock will come too. Refereeing renegade Mike Dean loves being the centre of attention and, luckily for him, he was on Wednesday night.

Sports Derek Carr is reportedly 'frustrated with the slow pace' of extension talks
Author: 0 Derek Carr is reportedly 'frustrated with the slow pace' of extension talks

The 26-year-old is hoping for a new deal before the start of training camp. Silver did note that both Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie and Tim Younger, Carr's agent, refused to make any comments about the process. Without Carr, Oakland had only 203 total yards in a 27-14 Wild Card playoff loss to the Houston Texans. With the Raiders set to move to Las Vegas in 2020, Carr wants a deal with most of the guarantees coming after the third year.

Sports Former Duke forward Chase Jeter commits to Arizona
Author: 0 Former Duke forward Chase Jeter commits to Arizona

Once Jeter announced he was transferring, it was only a matter of time, before Miller would get involved. "After careful consideration, I decided it would be best for me to transfer to a school closer to home". The Las Vegas native, who has a five-star recruit out of high school, will have to sit out the upcoming season per NCAA transfer rules but he will still have two more years of eligibility left when his career resumes in the 2018-19 season.

Author: 0 Hamilton celebrates hard-fought Spanish GP win over Vettel

Bottas , who celebrated his first career victory in Russian Federation two weeks ago, made contact with his compatriot and the impact pitched Raikkonen into Verstappen on the other side, smashing the suspension on both cars. Currently, Sebastian Vettel is still No.1 in the driver's standings with 104, six more than second-placed Hamilton who closed the gap a little bit, between them with this win.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte urges Chelsea players to turn great season into fantastic season

The former Juventus and Italy boss led Chelsea , who finished 10th past year, to the title in his first season in charge. He said: "I am delighted and it has been a delight for me to sit and watch from a different perspective". Watford is already sure off its Premier League status heading into Sunday's final game against Liverpool. We've won the title but that doesn't mean that the team can not get better.

Sports Chelsea's Premier League win record
Author: 0 Chelsea's Premier League win record

This is the right finale for John. Terry, who has captained Chelsea on a record 579 occasions, said he had never intended in trying to prevent younger talent from breaking through whilst he blocked their way. For sure, for us, this is a big loss next season. But it has certainly served me well for the future when hopefully one day I become a manager. Cesar Azpilicueta and Michy Batshuayi then scored either side of half time to put Chelsea back in control.

Sports Mourinho sweating over Fellaini injury after Southampton draw
Author: 0 Mourinho sweating over Fellaini injury after Southampton draw

Despite the potentially massive losses in revenue that could hit home next term, should United fail to beat Ajax, the club could still break their yearly profit record of £191.9m in 2017 such is the power of United's brand. "You know that, in all of my career, I was never out of European competitions in the group phases, and in the last 16 I was out only once", he told reporters.

Author: 0 Ducks even Western Conference series with 5-3 win over Predators

Clutch right now, and he has been", Predators forward Harry Zolnierczyk said of Forsberg, who sparked a comeback with two goals in the third period of Game 3 against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round. Sami Vatanen , Jacob Silfverberg and Ondrej Kase each had a goal for the Ducks, who wiped out a two-goal deficit to prevail. Toronto coach Mike Babcock was spotted at the game.

Sports Spurs Fan Files Lawsuit Against Pachulia, Warriors For Leonard Injury
Author: 0 Spurs Fan Files Lawsuit Against Pachulia, Warriors For Leonard Injury

Draymond Green gave Golden State the lead for good on a three-point play after the Warriors trailed by as many as 25 points. Then Golden State lost starting centre Zaza Pachulia to a bruised right heel and he was scheduled for an X-ray. The Spurs defeated the Houston Rockets in game six without Leonard in order to advance to the Western Conference Finals . But I don't know. If you are the Spurs you should use game two as a trial and error to test new line-ups, rotations and defensive ...

Author: 0 'Canelo' Shuts Out Chavez Jr, Will Meet 'GGG' in September

Last year, Alvarez defeated Britain's Liam Smith on September 17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, but it seems unlikely Cowboys owner Jerry Jones could pry this fight out of Las Vegas . If there was any doubt as to who is the biggest Mexican boxing star before May 6, Canelo Alvarez shattered any remaining doubt. After the fight, Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) blamed new trainer Nacho Beristain for the loss, which elicited a chorus of boos and jeers from those who stayed to listen to his ...