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Author: 0 Chelsea close in on top four with win over Liverpool

Chelsea have a sport in hand on Liverpool , and, if Conte's workforce beat Huddersfield on Wednesday, Liverpool will stay forward of Chelsea courtesy exclusively of their objective distinction. The Reds secured Champions League qualification last season also on the final day, beating Middlesbrough 3-0 at Anfield. 'Sure I feel it was a dive, was it? " Chelsea has to win as well.

Sports Bale denies 10-man Barcelona but champions go season unbeaten
Author: 0 Bale denies 10-man Barcelona but champions go season unbeaten

Champions Barca have 87 points while Real are third in the Liga standings with 72 after 35 games. Sergi Roberto also impressed, before being sent off. Sunday's Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona well and truly lived up to the hype. It has been confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play the Champions League final against Liverpool despite injuring his ankle in El Clasico .

Sports 'I Will Miss You' - Emotional Goodbye Doesn't Hide Issues At Arsenal
Author: 0 'I Will Miss You' - Emotional Goodbye Doesn't Hide Issues At Arsenal

In fact, Rioch tells one story about an unnamed player who admitted he came close to ending his own life just minutes before. The failure to win the title since 2004 has proved costly for Wenger and the Frenchman was presented on the Emirates Stadium pitch with a miniature gold version of the trophy to celebrate the unbeaten Invincibles season 14 years ago.

Sports Bellew stops Haye in 5th round in all-British grudge rematch
Author: 0 Bellew stops Haye in 5th round in all-British grudge rematch

But Saturday's bout at London's O2 Arena rarely looked like lasting as long. The pair had become as well-known for their pre-match dust-ups and verbal taunts as their boxing but there was no denying the comprehensive manner of Bellew's second successive victory over the 37-year-old Haye.

Sports Watson's Chennai cruise to another IPL win
Author: 0 Watson's Chennai cruise to another IPL win

The Hyderabad side boasts of probably the best bowling attack in the ongoing IPL . In the same over, he also effected the run out of Naman Ojha (1). Will this cost DD the match. What a knock from the Mumbai youngster at the top of the order. The Shreyas Iyer-led side registered two wins in their last three games.

Sports Mumbai Indians won by 13 runs, Hope of reaching the playoffs
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians won by 13 runs, Hope of reaching the playoffs

Bowling changes did not work for KKR as the West Indian welcomed Piyush Chawla with a six over mid-wicket before smashing two consecutive fours as Mumbai raced to 56/0 after the power-play period. Mumbai had given Kolkata a target of 182. However, Hardik Pandya (35) and JP Duminy (13) remained not out. Then Nitish Rana (31) and Uthappa resurrected the innings with an 84-run stand.

Sports Premier League talking points
Author: 0 Premier League talking points

We spoke about that, these targets help to be focused. Fail to win at home to Liverpool on Sunday and the Blues will most likely fall short in their bid to qualify for Europe's top table. Despite some unusual clashes with the club, the powerful midfielder largely let his feet do the talking and he formed a crucial part of City's title winning sides in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.

Sports Lightning come out swinging, knock out Bruins in first 3 minuntes
Author: 0 Lightning come out swinging, knock out Bruins in first 3 minuntes

The most exhilarating action of the period came when David Backes hit Dan Girardi from behind and Lightning forward Cedric Paquette attempted to stand up for his defenseman. It just wasn't the Golden Knights' night. But given the spark he provided in the regular season - five goals, four assists in 12 games - and his speed, giving him a longer leash is a no-brainer for Cassidy.

Sports NBA Warned Drake For 'Bad Language' After Kendrick Perkins Exchange
Author: 0 NBA Warned Drake For 'Bad Language' After Kendrick Perkins Exchange

The NBA reached out to the Raptors in a bid to prevent a recurrence of the verbal altercation between Drake and Cavaliers veteran Kendrick Perkins . Canadian rapper Drake and Cavs player Kendrick Perkins got into a war of words during halftime and then once again after the Cavs defeated the Raptors .

Sports Benitez ready to help new Rangers boss Gerrard
Author: 0 Benitez ready to help new Rangers boss Gerrard

It means Gerrard will go head to head in the dugout with Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers , one of his former managers at Liverpool. "Ten years later, over 400-odd games, I'm a much better manager than when I started". Still, if ever you doubted the power of a name when it comes to hiring a new manager, the fact that Gerrard is now manager of Glasgow Rangers should put you right.

Sports Knicks Prepared To Open Cap Space For LeBron James
Author: 0 Knicks Prepared To Open Cap Space For LeBron James

The New York Knicks have their head coach in David Fizdale . According to Wojnarowski , Fizdale agreed to a four-year contract with the Knicks . For New York , this is the signaling of a new era of sorts. The Knicks are considering opening up salary-cap space this offseason in order to pursue LeBron James in free agency, The New York Post's Marc Berman reported Friday, citing an National Basketball Association source.

Sports Yaya Toure: Manchester City midfielder to leave at end of season
Author: 0 Yaya Toure: Manchester City midfielder to leave at end of season

Pep Guardiola's side have swept to the Premier League title, with the top-flight crown secured in record-equalling time . And as Guardiola prepared his side to face Huddersfield on Sunday and Brighton on Wednesday in two home games, the manager confirmed that the Ivory Coast global will be leaving the Etihad Stadium this summer.

Sports Costa helps Atletico sink Arsenal to reach Europa final
Author: 0 Costa helps Atletico sink Arsenal to reach Europa final

Without Koscielny, Arsenal struggled to cope with Costa's power and the flair of his attacking partner Griezmann, who scored a late equaliser in the 1-1 first-leg draw after Atletico had played most of the game with 10 men following Sime Vrsjalko's red card.

Sports Salah Is First African To Win Writers' Footballer Of The Year
Author: 0 Salah Is First African To Win Writers' Footballer Of The Year

The Egypt worldwide narrowly topped the ballot of the 400-strong FWA membership forward of Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, the margin understood to be lower than 20 votes. He originally signed a five-year-deal with Liverpool when he put the pen to paper last summer on arriving from AS Roma . The other players to receive votes were Sergio Aguero, Christian Eriksen, Roberto Firmino, David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Jan Vertonghen and Nick Pope.

Sports China's Shandong 'surprised to learn' Arsene Wenger set to join club
Author: 0 China's Shandong 'surprised to learn' Arsene Wenger set to join club

After watching the Fellaini score a stoppage-time victor against Arsenal , Mourinho said on Sunday: " I think a player that grabs the crest after scoring is telling clearly that he wants to stay ". Mkhitaryan was one of Mourinho's first signings but left for Arsenal in January having failed to win over the Portuguese, but he did not celebrate in respect for the club.

Sports Celebs shower their love for Anushka Sharma as she turns 30
Author: 0 Celebs shower their love for Anushka Sharma as she turns 30

She started an animal shelter in the outskirts of Mumbai to care for those with homes. "A home where they will be cared for, loved, protected and nurtured", Anushka Sharma said in a statement. The duo went to the snow-capped mountains of Europe for honeymoon and after returning to India, they hosted two wedding receptions - Delhi and Mumbai.

Sports Graeme Murty sacked as Rangers boss amid Steven Gerrard talks
Author: 0 Graeme Murty sacked as Rangers boss amid Steven Gerrard talks

A statement from Ibrox stated: " Graeme Murty has this morning been relieved of his duties as manager of Rangers ". The retired midfielder is now in charge of the Reds' under-18 side, but Lampard is close pals with his old rival and works with him on BT Sport .

Sports NFL Draft: QB Sam Darnold Presser
Author: 0 NFL Draft: QB Sam Darnold Presser

When all of the pre-draft dust settled, Mike Maccagnan's masterstroke trade with the Indianapolis Colts on St. Patrick's day allowed him to select the consensus top quarterback in the National Football League draft in Sam Darnold . Bates also called plays on a part-time basis as a member of Mike Shanahan's staff in Denver, but there's no way of knowing just how often he took on the role of play caller, making it hard to determine just how much of a success or failure his results where ...

Sports Aztecs' Rashaad Penny drafted by Seahawks in first round of NFL Draft
Author: 0 Aztecs' Rashaad Penny drafted by Seahawks in first round of NFL Draft

Dissly was Montana's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2013 for the undefeated Class AA state champion Hawks, one year after losing the state title game by two to Butte. In a phone conversation with 406mtsports.com a few weeks ago , he said "I've always kind of hung my hat on the fact that I'm just a kid from Montana and trying to make it big in this world".

Sports Kawhi Leonard wants Gregg Popovich to lighten his practice time
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard wants Gregg Popovich to lighten his practice time

Now the team has a bigger concern as they are anxious Kawhi's group are trying to drive a bigger wedge between the team and Leonard in order to get the former NBA Finals MVP traded to a larger market such as Los Angeles, New York , or Philadelphia , sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Michael C.

Sports Juventus storm back to beat Inter Milan
Author: 0 Juventus storm back to beat Inter Milan

And how must we be after seven years without winning anything?" Juventus lost that game with literally the last kick of the match too thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty, having nearly completed the most unlikely comeback by levelling the tie at 3-3.

Sports Curry 'probable' to return to Warriors on Tuesday: Kerr
Author: 0 Curry 'probable' to return to Warriors on Tuesday: Kerr

Curry participated in a five-on-five scrimmage on Sunday and went through a full practice on Monday. Despite his absence, the Warriors have progressed through the postseason and cruised to a 123-101 win over the Pelicans in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday.

Sports Minnesota Vikings re-sign CB Terence Newman
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings re-sign CB Terence Newman

Ham. The 25-year-old was the team's 11 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He's started 205 games while tallying 876 tackles (745 solo), 172 passes defensed and two sacks. The oldest defensive player in the National Football League is going to be on the field for at least one more season. Another piece to the defensive puzzle has been set for the short-term as the Minnesota Vikings have exercised the fifth-year option on Trae Waynes .

Sports IPL 11 CSK vs DD: Delhi wins toss, Chennai to bat
Author: 0 IPL 11 CSK vs DD: Delhi wins toss, Chennai to bat

For the first time in IPL history, there is a mid-season transfer window. RUN OUT! Iyer pushes one towards cover, makes the run but there is terrible miscommunication with Pant at the other end. In head-to-head record CSK has been far too dominant against the Daredevils in IPL. Delhi Daredevils' Rishabh Pant played a brilliant knock but was unable to guide his team home.

Sports Brazilian surfer breaks world record riding 80ft wave
Author: 0 Brazilian surfer breaks world record riding 80ft wave

When Koxa got his wave, he recalled the words, heading straight down the roiling face of the water as it built and broken behind him like an avalanche. As you can see in the video, the wave is so incredibly huge that it's impressive they can accurately measure. "I try to surf big waves all my life, and I had a huge experience in 2014 where I nearly died at Nazaré", Koxa said at the awards ceremony in Santa Monica.

Sports Stephen Curry plans to make playoffs debut Game 2 vs. Pelicans
Author: 0 Stephen Curry plans to make playoffs debut Game 2 vs. Pelicans

Instead, the Warriors cross-matched like insane, first putting him on Davis but then on Rajon Rondo , which meant he was actually on nobody and roamed the paint with the speed and ferocity of the Tasmanian Devil. And if you're playing against a great team, you have to be disciplined in what you're doing. Durant has mostly had an underwhelming playoff series to date , especially compared to his superstar contemporaries in Giannis and Anthony Davis .

Sports Swansea 0 v Chelsea 1 - story of the match
Author: 0 Swansea 0 v Chelsea 1 - story of the match

Liverpool's 0-0 draw with Stoke earlier in the day gave a lift to Chelsea's hopes of still making the top four with three games remaining after mounting a dismal defence of its Premier League title. Although Huddersfield are three points clear of 18th-placed Southampton, their run-in is hard with trips to Manchester City and Chelsea and a home game against Arsenal , which will be Arsene Wenger's final match in charge of the Gunners.

Sports Hyde: Kiper, MMQB, NFL.com - drafniks analyze Dolphins picks
Author: 0 Hyde: Kiper, MMQB, NFL.com - drafniks analyze Dolphins picks

Gesicki was named to the Big Ten Conference offensive first team by the media and second team by the coaches and Associated Press. "We talk about run blocking tight ends, and Durham Smythe from Notre Dame focused on that in his career", said NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock .

Sports Steelers Trade Up for QB Mason Rudolph
Author: 0 Steelers Trade Up for QB Mason Rudolph

Roethlisberger, 36, has said he will return for the 2018 season, but his future beyond that point remains in the air. Rudolph finished his career holding no fewer than 54 school records, including single-season and career marks for passing yards, passing touchdowns and pass efficiency.

Sports Fedor Emelianenko Questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation for Links to Trump, Cohen
Author: 0 Fedor Emelianenko Questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation for Links to Trump, Cohen

Following that brief exchange, the two went back to the centre of the cage where the fight continued to slip away from Mir who failed to put Emelianenko away earlier on. Cheyl Sonnen - peer Fedor. Mir, who made his Bellator debut and in an MMA bout for the first time since 2016, has now lost three straight. " To tell you the truth, I believe that Chael is a good person, because when we meet each other in some place or in the hotel, we actually communicate in a very good and friendly ...

Sports Steven Gerrard Agrees To Become Next Rangers Manager
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard Agrees To Become Next Rangers Manager

The former Liverpool boss also claimed that Rangers would be a good choice of club for his former captain, after Gerrard had an interview with the Gers earlier in the week over the possibility of replacing Graeme Murty. In the absence of a permanent manager, director of football Mark Allen has been taking the lead with regards to player recruitment, with Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield and Hull City goalkeeper Allan McGregor lined up for next season.

Sports Real Madrid pricing Bale out of Premier League return
Author: 0 Real Madrid pricing Bale out of Premier League return

Indeed, a good few are expected to start against Leganés today , allowing the Frenchman to rest key players ahead of Tuesday's European semi-final second leg against Bayern. "I don't know how significant the first-leg advantage will be in the Champions League ". They eventually pulled a goal back in the 66th minute when Darko Brasanac knocked a cutback from Amrabat into an empty net.

Sports Kyzir White to The Chargers: Evaluating the Fit and Competition
Author: 0 Kyzir White to The Chargers: Evaluating the Fit and Competition

The Chargers had a watchful eye on Nwosu during USC's pro day and then the linebacker was in attendance at the Bolts' local pro day talking to coaches. White will earn his money being so fluent in coverage, where he ran with tight ends or running backs, tracked the ball and made clean pass breakups during his time with West Virginia.

Author: 0 Stamford Grad James Washington Picked by Steelers

Here are some reactions from Oklahoma State players and media to the Steelers taking Rudolph and Washington. Additionally, Rudolph becomes the 121st player in Oklahoma State history to be selected in an National Football League draft, and the 23rd draft pick under Mike Gundy.

Sports Donald Trump 2026 World Cup Bid Tweet Prompts FIFA Ethics Rules Warning
Author: 0 Donald Trump 2026 World Cup Bid Tweet Prompts FIFA Ethics Rules Warning

In a statement issued to Reuters , FIFA said: "As a general rule, we can not comment on specific statements in connection with the bidding process". Error! There was an error processing your request. The president's tweet began with a rare call for Pan-American unity and ended with an worldwide threat.

Sports Instant Analysis on Browns selecting CB Simeon Thomas
Author: 0 Instant Analysis on Browns selecting CB Simeon Thomas

Carter, a native of Norcross, Ga., is the 11th Georgia player selected by the Giants since the organization first took Carl Grate in 1944. Last year it was Howard Wilson this year it is Simeon Thomas. Chubb helped direct the Bulldogs to a 13-2 record previous year with an SEC title and a Rose Bowl Game victory lining up in the backfield behind true freshman quarterback Jake Fromm.

Sports Jose Mourinho sends Arsene Wenger a classy tribute ahead of last meeting
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho sends Arsene Wenger a classy tribute ahead of last meeting

But Wenger is still fit and healthy and eager to remain in management, and The Mirror report he has been inundated with offers - the biggest of which comes from China. "(Dennis) Bergkamp, Thierry (Henry), (Sol) Campbell - awesome team. 'Then you see what they have done later and that shows the challenge we always had.

Sports Rask loses skate blade before Lightning goal in Game 1
Author: 0 Rask loses skate blade before Lightning goal in Game 1

The matchups started to go Boston's way, so the chances got less risky. They were pushed to a Game 7 against rival Toronto and will have a shortest turnaround of any remaining playoff team. The other meeting was in the 2011 Eastern Conference Final, won by Boston in seven games. Kucherov (110 points) has tallied 44 goals and 66 assists and has recorded two or more points on 34 different occasions this year.

Sports Pelicans in familiar, hostile territory for game one against Golden State
Author: 0 Pelicans in familiar, hostile territory for game one against Golden State

If he still isn't back by Game 2, that lengthy hiatus between Games 2 and 3 would nearly definitely give Curry the extra time he needs to get into game shape and go through more contact practices. Regarding Mirotic, he has to make Durant work defensively and be a consistent 3-point threat. All 22 ESPN analysts picked the Portland Trail Blazers to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans in Round 1.

Sports Andres Iniesta moved to tears by amazing ovation after announcing Barcelona exit
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta moved to tears by amazing ovation after announcing Barcelona exit

France Football apologised earlier this week for never awarding Iniesta the Ballon d'Or , but he says individual glory was never what he aspired to. The midfielder is one of the most loved footballers in Spain after he scored the only goal in the 2010 World Cup final when they beat the Netherlands to lift the trophy for the first time.

Author: 0 The Moment David Akers Trolls Dallas Cowboys At The NFL Draft

The NFL draft always comes with a healthy dose of fanfare, pomp and Hollywood-style storylines, and the 2018 edition was no different thanks to the Dallas Cowboys-baiting David Akers. The Eagles didn't have a third-round pick. Per NFL.com , Mailata, who previously played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, took part in a pro day in March at the Buccaneers' practice facility and the results were impressive.

Sports Indu Malhotra takes oath as Supreme Court judge
Author: 0 Indu Malhotra takes oath as Supreme Court judge

The Bench headed by CJI heard for less than five minutes before reserving verdict in the matter withut issuing notice to the respondent, i.e. the Supreme Court . The petition assumes significance in light of the January 12 press conference where four senior most judges of the top court - Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph - had said that situation in the top court was "not in order" and many "less than desirable" things have taken place.

Sports Shahid Khan: Chelsea 'would be welcome' to use Wembley
Author: 0 Shahid Khan: Chelsea 'would be welcome' to use Wembley

The FA can get to its core mission, their mission is not running a stadium, they can take the funds and invest them in English football. The business tycoon met the FA's Chief Executive Martin Glenn over a year ago at the Superbowl and they have since been holding talks over the Fulham owner's intention.

Sports Steven Gerrard to Rangers: Rafa Benitez backs Liverpool icon after Ibrox speculation
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard to Rangers: Rafa Benitez backs Liverpool icon after Ibrox speculation

However, Benitez, who coached Gerrard for six years on Merseyside, is convinced he will succeed once taking the plunge into senior management. "I would think about him as well if I owned a club". "[Former Liverpool winger, and Celtic head coach] John Barnes would be a good example". "It can be a harsh environment". "As far as I am concerned and the players are concerned, [Sunday's match against Celtic] is our biggest game of the season and we have to right a few wrongs".

Sports Cardinals players react to Josh Rosen pick in draft
Author: 0 Cardinals players react to Josh Rosen pick in draft

And Thursday night, in the first round of the National Football League draft, the Cardinals made a big move for their future. The Cardinals also have veteran quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon on their roster, so it's unlikely Rosen will start right out of the gate.