Author: 0 Zabaleta: 'Absolute privilege' to play at City

The home side could have increased their lead after 83 minutes when Fernandinho played Jesus through on goal, but Foster produced a fine double save to deny the Brazilian from close range. Famed for the selfless, all-action displays that became his calling card, Zabaleta was keen to play down the efforts that have won him a permanent place in the affections of the City faithful.

Sports Wizards put up Wall to bring down Celtics in heated playoff
Author: 0 Wizards put up Wall to bring down Celtics in heated playoff

The Celtics constructed a 13-point lead during his inaccurate shooting. Ahead of Game 4 on Sunday night, Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks considered the situation. An 8-0 run put the Celtics ahead 20-15. Johnson had seven points in 12 minutes. He was tossed from Game 3 for charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk.

Sports Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee
Author: 0 Derek Jeter throws out Yankees first pitch, tosses ball to Spike Lee

Even though the No. 2 had been out of circulation since his retirement, Sunday made it official. The New York Yankees have placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled list with rotator cuff inflammation in his left shoulder. "So, I'm excited, but at the same time I'm nervous". ET spoke with the Sports Illustrated model in February in New York City, where she revealed that she and Jeter want three kids down the line .

Sports Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

Mortenson Construction will take the lead in building the $1.9 billion stadium that will sit on the 62 acre lot across from the Mandalay Bay and the 15. The team's home stadium for the 2019 campaign remains uncertain. The Raiders are still a part of Oakland for now, but they're putting the wheels in motion for their move to Las Vegas.

Sports Joel Embiid has finally defined 'The Process'
Author: 0 Joel Embiid has finally defined 'The Process'

Is LaVar bold enough to challenge Magic?LaVar Ball's influence not affecting Lonzo's draft stockA lot at stake for Lakers in dra. And when he represented the Sixers at the National Basketball Association draft lottery on Tuesday night, he let everyone know.

Author: 0 Mourinho done with EPL games after latest defeat

United put in an underwhelming performance at White Hart Lane, but Mourinho was nonetheless pleased with what he saw. The Red Devils are in the final of the Europa League against Ajax, and that was reflected in Mourinho's team selection for the game.

Author: 0 Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season

A second successive runners-up finish is officially Spurs' best league finish in 54 years, since coming second in 1962/63, and their 83 point haul would have been enough to win the Premier League title on eight previous occasions. "I'd be lying if I said I didn't want to get one or two goals at least tonight to put the pressure on and take it [the race for the Golden Boot] into the last game".

Author: 0 City eye top four boost to mark Zabaleta farewell

Manchester City have confirmed that 32-year old Argentinian right-back Pablo Zabaleta will leave the club at the end of the season, after nine years at the club. "We had to work really hard to become a better club and look at where we are today". Willy Caballero, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Jesus Navas are expected to be part of the summer clear out by Guardiola, but time will tell if they all go and whether or not Toure will be joining them.

Author: 0 1 pick Myles Garrett

So it's not a big surprise that No. 1 overall pick Myles Garrett signed his contract with the Cleveland Browns on Friday, but it's still a positive day for the organization. The Browns now have six of their draft picks under contract: third-round defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi, fourth-round defensive Howard Wilson, fifth-round offensive lineman Rod Johnson, seventh-round kick Zane Gonzalez and seventh-round running back Matthew Dayes.

Sports Watford confirm Walter Mazzarri to leave club at season-end
Author: 0 Watford confirm Walter Mazzarri to leave club at season-end

I do not want to walk andare, but I want to choose a project that appeals to me. "I want to thank him again and the players for giving 200 per cent". The sacking of Mazzarri means Watford's next coach will be their 8th in five years. As far as betting is concerned, I think we should bet on Manchester City to win. The 55-year-old was hugely unpopular with the players and the staff, who couldn't get to grips with his methods, on and off the pitch.

Sports Europa League: Rashford to the Rescue for United
Author: 0 Europa League: Rashford to the Rescue for United

Blind conceded that Jose Mourinho's side missed a number of chances early on in the game, but ultimately were satisfied with the end result . Fellaini, though, is happy to be in control of the tie, with United's fate in their own hands as they chase down another major final appearance.

Author: 0 Predators advance to Western Conference final

The Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. The Predators are 4-0 in their last 4 home games, 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-2 in their last 9 overall. Allen ranked just behind Rinne among stingy goalies this postseason, and the Blues had been the NHL's best team after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on February 1.

Author: 0 Manchester United lifts full-year revenue and profit guidance

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United's Premier League rivals would rather be in the Europa League final than scrapping over a top-four finish. "I am happy, I am fine with what we had in terms of individual performances . "Other clubs fighting for the top four would like to be in our position". Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United will continue to fight for titles instead of clambering to make the top four this season .

Author: 0 Paul Pogba to return for Manchester United vs Crystal Palace

The purchases of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba were supposed to trigger a title challenge from the fallen Manchester giants, but United have laboured outside of the top four . Again his feelings are not bad but let's wait'. Demetri Mitchell, Axel Tuanzebe , Eric Bailly and Scott McTominay should all start. Smalling is in line to take his place alongside Daley Blind if he can prove his fitness ahead of the trip to Sweden.

Author: 0 Pochettino: today is my favorite memory of White Hart Lane

He added: "We've just got to next season go out and try and win some trophies, and go into the new season as proper title contenders and players who can win trophies". He also explained that the team are "sad and disappointed that Chelsea won the league" but he also believes " there is nothing to regret " and that " we will be proud of our achievements and we fought for the Premier League ".

Sports Special Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino
Author: 0 Special Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino

Last season, Spurs lost their final two fixtures after missing out on the Premier League title, but this time around want to finish on a high with the matches against Leicester City and Hull City. "The team has worked so hard in the last three seasons to settle on principles and play how we play". And Pochettino hopes the experience will stand them in good stead next term, when they have to play their home games at Wembley while White Hart Lane is rebuilt.

Author: 0 Sergio Aguero and Pablo Zabaleta praised by Man City boss Pep Guardiola

A La Masia product, the left-back was said to be admired by Pep Guardiola and the rumour was much commented on by the Portuguese press, as he now plays for Benfica. United last played in Houston in 2010, when they beat a Major League Soccer All-Stars team 5-2. "I don't think we've shot ourselves in the foot in respect of not trying", said manager Tony Pulis.

Author: 0 LeBron James blows away Toronto as Cleveland advance in National Basketball Association playoffs

By the time Sunday's Game 4 began, with Toronto on the brink of elimination, the Raptors had turned in just three competitive quarters over the course of three contests, all of which were decided by double figures. Lowry's backcourt mate, DeMar Derozan , signed a five-year $139 million contract last summer. He's helped me tremendously, helped me be me, a better man, a better basketball player.

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham will not compete with richer clubs over huge wages

So, with the build-up well underway ahead of Thursday's clash, we at Shoot! have selected our ultimate Leicester-Tottenham five-a-side team based on those players available for selection at the King Power Stadium ... We've got a great squad, a real togetherness, and we're going in the right direction, so we've got to make sure we continue that and don't get carried away - even this season, don't get carried away.

Sports Arsenal end United's 25-match unbeaten run
Author: 0 Arsenal end United's 25-match unbeaten run

You think I enjoy that a big club like Arsenal is not winning big trophies? "So you find yourself in the situation where he's going to have the last laugh at the end of the day". "We're aiming to get into a European final, it'll be very important to fight for the only trophy that the club has never won before, and for this group of players".

Author: 0 Duffy dominates as Royals top Yankees 5-1 to avoid sweep

From Duffy's first pitch Thursday, this was his game. The first-place Yankees have been bolstering their generally suspect starting rotation with a balanced lineup; consider that for the third straight game at Kansas City, Chris Carter - who tied for the NL lead with 41 home runs a year ago - was batting ninth.

Sports Courtois: People were laughing at Chelsea last season
Author: 0 Courtois: People were laughing at Chelsea last season

Conte often talks about the importance of his players "suffering together" during matches, and he believes it is "impossible" for a team to win trophies without being prepared to endure physical and mental adversity. When you arrive after a bad season when the team were 10th, there is not only one problem. The biggest game of this weekend is surely that which will end of this weekends English Premier League outings with Manchester United heading down to London where they will take on ...

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

Spurs travel to last season's champions Leicester City on Thursday for their penultimate game of the season. "It's a special bond and I don't think you always get that at clubs, that's why we've got to hold onto that, make that motivate us to hopefully be out there next year at Wembley lifting a Premier League together".

Sports Swansea Paul Clement will try to bag Chelsea old boy John Terry
Author: 0 Swansea Paul Clement will try to bag Chelsea old boy John Terry

I was a PE teacher in Essex when I was approached by Ted Davies, the chief scout at Chelsea, to monitor the south-east. "He's strong. In the moment I called on him to play, he showed this". "We want to win 30 games and help Thibaut (Courtois) win the Golden Gloves then prepare in the right way for the final of the FA Cup against Arsenal".

Sports Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing
Author: 0 Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

Man Utd are seemingly planning for life without David De Gea as reports claim that they're interested in Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak, or Benfica goalkeeper Ederson. Losing De Gea would be a big disappointment for United fans but bringing in Oblak as his replacement would certainly ease the blow as I think he'd be a superb signing if they could pull it off.

Sports The Best Fits In The 2017 NBA Draft
Author: 0 The Best Fits In The 2017 NBA Draft

Thomas also stated that he believes they could together thrive as teammates. "There were no untouchables on that team previous year". "I know that they (Celtics) have really, really liked him (Fultz) all season". Most teams won't do a pick for a player straight up, so the Celtics may have to throw in another player along with the pick depending on what type of player they are looking for.

Author: 0 Dominic Thiem dumps Nadal out of Italian Open

The 23-year-old will face the victor of the match between Juan Martin del Potro and Novak Djokovic. And Thiem ultimately sealed only his second victory over Nadal by earning another break to prevail 6-4 6-3 in Rome . The younger player had been outplayed in the first two meetings between the two in 2017 but nevertheless drew plenty of plaudits as one of the form clay-court players around.

Sports Bucs sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as National Football League teams continue to avoid Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Bucs sign Ryan Fitzpatrick as National Football League teams continue to avoid Colin Kaepernick

Starting with the quarterbacks and none other than the savior of this franchise himself. This year, Fitzpatrick quietly will sign with a team for which he has no chance of earning a starting chance. Quarterback Sean Renfree was waived to make room on the roster for Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick isn't the best teammate nor does he offer much in the way of leading a team to victory at this point in his career.

Sports De Villiers: I haven't retired from Test cricket
Author: 0 De Villiers: I haven't retired from Test cricket

When asked if he will change his mind prior to the Test series against England, De Villiers said: "I haven't retired, no". AB de Villiers believes South Africa are about to face a Ben Stokes who has taken his game to "the next level". "It was a poor IPL for us, but that's long gone now". "I think it is a good move not to have family during the tournament". "Stokes is a fantastic cricketer, with both bat and ball", said de Villiers at Hove on Thursday ahead of South Africa s tour opener ...

Author: 0 San Antonio book date with Golden State in the West

Curry said at this point, the Warriors won't be doing any double-takes regarding former longtime teammate David Lee coming off the bench for the Spurs . Mike Brown will again coach in his place. The Spurs on the other hand seemed in a rush to face the inevitable: a conference finals sweep against the well-rested Warriors.

Sports Tim Duncan back at Spurs practice; Kawhi Leonard at facility on Thursday
Author: 0 Tim Duncan back at Spurs practice; Kawhi Leonard at facility on Thursday

The Warriors should get another nice boost from coach Steve Kerr , who is well enough that he plans to travel with the team to San Antonio on Thursday. In his 24 minutes, he scored 26 points on 7-of-13 shooting, eight rebounds and three assists. "It's fun to watch". The defeat on Tuesday night saw the Spurs going behind 2-0 in a playoff series for the first time since being swept by the Phoenix Suns in the Western semifinals in 2010 and San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich warns that the ...

Author: 0 Spurs Kawhi Leonard misses practice, remains questionable for Game 3

Golden State raced to a 72-44 halftime lead and doubled up San Antonio midway through the second quarter. Ultimately, the Spurs aren't going to be able to compete offensively without Kawhi. The Game 1 of the Spurs vs. Warriors Game 2 will air on ESPN , which means it will be available to live stream online on flagship streaming app - WatchESPN.

Author: 0 Reading v Huddersfield in £170m Championship play-off final

Former Western Sydney Wanderer's midfielder Aaron Mooy is just one win away from the English Premier League. “We are the small dog, the terrier, but we have belief. Pick up tomorrow's Reading Chronicle for a play-off semi-final special in the wake of Reading's thrilling 1-0 victory over Fulham on Tuesday night.

Sports Nicky Hayden in 'extremely critical' condition following cycling accident
Author: 0 Nicky Hayden in 'extremely critical' condition following cycling accident

He was stabilised at a nearby hospital before he was transferred to Maurizio Bufailini Hospital in Cesena. The American rider, who now races in the World Suberbike Series, was cycling along the Rimini coastline when he collided with a auto and suffered serious head and chest injuries and has reportedly been place in an induced coma at the Bufalini hospital in Cesena.

Sports Pletcher confident of Derby winner at Preakness
Author: 0 Pletcher confident of Derby winner at Preakness

For a seventh-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, Gunnevera got a lot of attention at Pimlico Race Course from the moment he stepped off the van from Churchill Downs on Saturday. When placing a bet with a live teller at a racetrack or at an off-track betting facility, you need to use the track name, race number, type and amount of the bet, and the program number (s) for the horse (s) you are playing.

Sports Jeter's No. 2 retired in emotional Yankees ceremony
Author: 0 Jeter's No. 2 retired in emotional Yankees ceremony

The 42-year-old was feted in an emotional ceremony before a star-studded group, including family, former teammates and other Major League Baseball legends. I feel selfish saying that because, like I said, we were eliminated. "Obviously I didn't know then that I would be coming here at the time, but I think it was really special for me to do that", Castro said.

Sports Boston Celtics Blown Out In Game 1 Against LeBron
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Blown Out In Game 1 Against LeBron

James shook it off, more than happy to set up the Celtics' big men and beat them with strength, quickness and plain ruthlessness. James went for 38 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in winning Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Author: 0 India's cricket team to participate in Champions Trophy

The selectors considered left-arm unorthodox bowler Kuldeep Yadav before deciding a spin attack comprising Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja , aided by part-timer Yuvraj Singh , should be sufficient. The fans have a lot of expectations from him and we are sure that Rohit Sharma will definitely score big in the ICC Champions Trophy, 2017. India are scheduled to play two warm-ups matches against Bangladesh and New Zealand.

Author: 0 India confirm Champions Trophy participation

Gambhir's loyal fans also slammed the Indian board and a hashtag named #bringbackgambhir was soon trending on social micro-blogging site Twitter. The BCCI had skipped the deadline for announcing the team and threatened a pull-out from the Champions Trophy over the dispute with the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Author: 0 Rampant Madrid on cusp of ending title drought

The forward scored a brace for Real Madrid in their 4-1 win at Celta Vigo on Mat 17, hence putting himself clear of former record holder Jimmy Greaves. Zidane had praise for Ronaldo's double and agreed that everyone could see that his rotation policy had paid off. Athletic plays at Atletico in what will be the last league game at Vicente Calderon Stadium before the hosts move into a new venue .

Sports Tom Brady Inks Endorsement Deal With Ashton Martin
Author: 0 Tom Brady Inks Endorsement Deal With Ashton Martin

Via SportsBusiness Daily , the British company has announced a long-term partnership with Tom Brady, who will "curate" his own version of the Aston Martin Vanquish S. Brady's endorsement deals include Under Armour, Tag Heuer, UGG Australia and an exclusive autograph deal with Tri-Star. Only 12 of those cars will be made and sold to the public and they're expected to fetch more than $300,000 each.

Sports Warriors coach Brown stopped by traffic cops
Author: 0 Warriors coach Brown stopped by traffic cops

Leading the series 2-0, the Warriors head to San Antonio for Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich with guard Dejounte Murray during game 2 of the National Basketball Association western conference finals against Golden State .

Author: 0 Take a spin with Fernando Alonso on the Indy Motor Speedway

But the change if scenery is not something Alonso feels he needed after three years of struggle with McLaren-Honda in F1. I usually encounter Alonso during F1 race weekends, when he can often be fidgety and impatient while dealing with media situations.

Author: 0 Perfect Cleveland Cavaliers take early series lead over Boston Celtics

Brad Stevens had just finished his first season as a head coach. And the way James is going we might not have an answer for the next five years either. "He laced up his shoes just like I laced mine up". It was the best game of the 2016-17 playoffs so far for Love, who scored 12 points in four games against Toronto in the second round and score in double digits just twice.

Author: 0 Sharapova to play in Birmingham grass court event

The LTA's call to grant the world number 211 a free pass for the Aegon Classic, which runs from June 19-25, is likely to draw criticism from those that believe players suspended for doping should not be given special privileges. The five-time Grand Slam victor, 30, has been given a wildcard for the event in June having fallen down the world rankings after a 15-month drugs ban.

Sports Zidane calm with Real Madrid one point away from title
Author: 0 Zidane calm with Real Madrid one point away from title

A loss would open the door for Barcelona to seize the title with a win, as Barcelona has the head-to-head tiebreaker by virtue of Lionel Messi's heroics in El Clasico . We played with an incredible attitude from the start, and with personality, and got the three points we wanted. "He has shown that again today, not just with his goals , he worked hard too in defence".

Sports West Ham rule out Reid and Carroll for Burnley clash
Author: 0 West Ham rule out Reid and Carroll for Burnley clash

But full-back Alvaro Arbeloa, who signed a one-year deal after his release from Real Madrid last summer, is set to leave the club with his contract expiring. He has a hip problem and has not played the last few games. With Winston Reid out injured, Ireland U21 global Declan Rice could make his Premier League debut this weekend.

Sports LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2
Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

James had 38 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Still, James said the Cavs are mentally preparing for the Celtics' best shot in Game 2. One secret to Cleveland's success has been to take advantage of the rest during breaks between rounds but practice as if every game is a must-win situation.