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Author: 0 See how Chelsea fans celebrated Premier League title win in Uyo

But his players were keen to return their boss to the celebrations, as Luiz, Costa and John Terry made their way into the media suite at The Hawthorns. "I think so. If you're a Chelsea fan that's what you're hoping for now". Chelsea encountered dogged resistance from West Brom and it looked like they have to wait more for the title but then the Belgian worldwide scored the victor after 82 minutes, resulting in wild celebrations from manager Antonio Conte.

Sports Mets suspend Matt Harvey three games for violation of team rules
Author: 0 Mets suspend Matt Harvey three games for violation of team rules

Harvey, nicknamed the Dark Knight, is in danger of falling permanently out-of-favor with the Mets. He offered no public explanation for his tardiness, saying he simply "screwed up". During the 2015 World Series, Harvey skipped a team workout. This year, NY already has dealt with several public relations problems. It is not known if Harvey will be filing a grievance for being suspended but regardless it is just the latest in a line of stories that have caused the Mets to become a circus of ...

Sports Swansea boss says no room for complacency against relegated Sunderland
Author: 0 Swansea boss says no room for complacency against relegated Sunderland

We are only one point off Swansea City though and with them facing Sunderland this weekend, having lost to them we have to hope they now do us a favour. Jermain Defoe is leaving Sunderland on a free transfer due to a relegation release clause - but can he condemn Swansea? The Iceland worldwide needs one more goal to become the first Swansea player in the Premier League to reach double figures for both goals (9) and assists (12) in the same season.

Sports Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Philadelphia
Author: 0 Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Philadelphia

After showing remarkable restraint over the curious strike zone of home plate umpire Toby Basner on Tuesday night against the Phillies , Cubs ace Jon Lester stressed the same patience with observers stressing over the slow start of Kyle Schwarber .

Author: 0 Batshuayi's late victor delivers title for Chelsea

The Blues finished 31 points adrift of Leicester City last season in an terrible defence of their title, yet have roared back this year as convincing topflight winners. Red cards for Chelsea players in league games this season. "It was great. It wasn't easy for me to arrive in England and try different habits, a different language and inherit players after a bad season".

Sports NZ, Australia to consider expats in policy decisions
Author: 0 NZ, Australia to consider expats in policy decisions

Australia's Education Minister Simon Birmingham said the change would allow around 60,000 new students to study in Australian universities as they will not need to pay fees upfront anymore. The Australian government's website says there will be a 25 percent loan fee for undergraduate courses of study. Bishop said recent announcements had been made in the context of the Australian Budget.

Sports Yanks postpone today's game; will play day-night doubleheader Sunday
Author: 0 Yanks postpone today's game; will play day-night doubleheader Sunday

His home run for career hit No 3,000? "I think we've all been looking forward to it and I'm sure he's looking forward to it". The ceremony will now begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for Saturday's originally scheduled game will not be valid for Sunday's doubleheader. For the Astros, it is their first doubleheader since August 11 when they outscored the Minnesota Twins by a 25-9 margin and totaled 35 hits at Target Field.

Sports Stoke City v Arsenal preview
Author: 0 Stoke City v Arsenal preview

They have pace, power and very good technical abilities, so we have to be on the top of our game . Arsenal's Champions League push is back on after two solid performances and wins against Manchester United and Southampton, but the Gunners' do face a run of hard games against Sunderland , Everton and this weekend against the Potters - who they have struggled with in the past.

Sports Racing fans are baffled by NASCAR calling Joey Logano's win 'encumbered'
Author: 0 Racing fans are baffled by NASCAR calling Joey Logano's win 'encumbered'

A follow-up inspection Tuesday discovered the auto of Joey Logano had an illegal suspension at Sunday's Richmond International Raceway. Speaking to SiriusXM NASCAR Radio ( as transcribed by NBC Sports ,) Gordon said the organization has opened an investigation to learn how a pinion angle shim wasn't in contact with its mating surface at all times, the technical reason the sanctioning body stripped Logano of his five playoff points, 25 championship points and suspended Gordon for two races.

Sports Zidane excited by 'beautiful final' against Juventus
Author: 0 Zidane excited by 'beautiful final' against Juventus

He sped into the area and sent a backward pass to Toni Kroos, whose shot was initially saved by goalkeeper Jan Oblak, but Isco was nearby and picked up the rebound to easily score from close range. And we were not as attentive as we should have been for the goal at a corner. But Francisco "Isco" Alarcon netted a crucial away goal for Real Madrid before halftime to secure a 4-2 victory on aggregate and a spot in the final against Juventus on June 3 in Cardiff.

Sports Warner ton fires Sunrisers past KKR
Author: 0 Warner ton fires Sunrisers past KKR

Before Tuesday, Delhi Daredevils had not scored more than 155 in the second in innings. Delhi was a ideal amalgamation of past and present bound for a successful future. Williamson's addition gives Hyderabad openers the licence to free their arms from the word "PLAY". While Shikhar Dhawan has ably supported his captain at the top of the order, the middle-order batting has been a cause of concern for Hyderabad as their power hitters, in Yuvraj Singh and Moises Henriques , haven't been ...

Sports Cavs and Spurs claim National Basketball Association playoffs wins
Author: 0 Cavs and Spurs claim National Basketball Association playoffs wins

Cory Joseph made his first playoff start in Lowry's place, but finished with just four points. The three-time all-star missed 21 games late in the regular season after undergoing wrist surgery. That won't be easy against the Cavaliers, the first team since the Minneapolis Lakers in 1949 and 1950 to win their first seven playoff games in consecutive seasons.

Sports Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase
Author: 0 Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase

Commitment and hard work are buzzwords for the 47-year-old Conte but he urged his players to enjoy their moment. "There's three points riding on it for them and us", he said. Chelsea should have a fully fit squad to select from, with N'Golo Kante expected back in the starting XI after missing the win over Middlesbrough due to a thigh injury.

Sports Pool-by-pool Guide to Japan 2019
Author: 0 Pool-by-pool Guide to Japan 2019

France are showing signs of considerable improvement under their new head coach Guy Novès, and Argentina are consistent top-drawer performers at World Cup tournaments. With Argentina also in the same section along with qualifiers from the Americas and Oceania, it promises to be a challenging pool for all teams involved, with two places for the quarter-finals on offer.

Sports Nishikori withdraws from Madrid Open due to wrist pain
Author: 0 Nishikori withdraws from Madrid Open due to wrist pain

Nadal claimed the first break in the second game of the second set and maintained his recent momentum to earn what was ultimately a comfortable win. "This is my first [Masters] semifinal, this year I play two quarterfinals", Cuevas said. But Djokovic has come into his own in later years, suffering just one defeat to his great rival in 10 matches since 2014. He was up 3-love. Mladenovic made it to her fourth final of the year_ and second consecutive _ by defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova of ...

Sports Arsenal go fifth, hunt Top Four
Author: 0 Arsenal go fifth, hunt Top Four

Once he has the ball in the box, he's risky. "Alexis, he always grows during the game ". He's always a slow starter and gets stronger and stronger. "We can not find a win". Wenger also hailed the character of his side after they continued their resurgence following a awful run of form which saw them go from title contenders to sixth in the table - pointing to the FA Cup semifinal win over Manchester City as the turning point.

Sports Arsene Wenger ready to recall Hector Bellerin as wing-back against Stoke
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger ready to recall Hector Bellerin as wing-back against Stoke

Who will Arsene Wenger pick to start for Arsenal against Stoke City? "That was the blessing, I think Arsenal won them the league". "Things at times maybe haven't gone the way we would have liked this season, and that is for many reasons, but we still have a chance of finishing the season in our highest ever Premier League position".

Sports Delhi Daredevils eye hat trick of wins
Author: 0 Delhi Daredevils eye hat trick of wins

Chasing a target of 209 runs in 20 overs, Pant, who walked into bat with his side trailing at 24 for the loss of one wicket in the third over, bludgeoned nine sixes and six fours in his innings of 97 runs off 43 balls. Samson eventually fell in the 14th over, for a 31-ball 61, after smashing seven sixes. For Delhi, pacers Rabada and Cummins scalped two wickets each.

Author: 0 EPL: Chelsea beat West Brom 1-0, take title

Antonio Conte has won the league title in his last four seasons as a club manager, having lifted the Serie A trophy three years running with Juventus before leaving to manage Italy. The Blues dominated the opening half but were kept at bay by a resolute Baggies side that had goalkeeper Ben Foster on inspired form. Yet there was nearly a shock for Chelsea when Rondon escaped a challenge from David Luiz and raced clear, only for Cesar Azpilicueta to make a vital, saving challenge.

Sports Gaviria win blows apart Giro d'Italia in howling winds
Author: 0 Gaviria win blows apart Giro d'Italia in howling winds

A three-man breakaway was allowed to wriggle free early on and went on to build a maximum lead of three minutes on the peloton. By the final kilometre, Jungels was leading out his sprinter, Fernando Gaviria , while Italian national champion Giacomo Nizzolo of Trek-Segafredo waited to pounce.

Author: 0 Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau's fourth goal is overtime victor

Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his goal with defenseman Ben Harpur (67) during the first period in Game 2 against the New York Rangers in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Ottawa.

Sports Newcastle United win Championship, Blackburn Rovers relegated on dramatic final day
Author: 0 Newcastle United win Championship, Blackburn Rovers relegated on dramatic final day

Brighton finished second after drawing 1-1 at mid-table Aston Villa, while at the other end of the table Nottingham Forest pulled off a narrow escape as 1995 Premier League champions Blackburn Rovers were relegated. "We gave it everything we had today". The Bees hit back with a second-half goal from Lasse Vibe but Harlee Dean was sent off late in the game for fouling Marvin Emnes, and Craig Conway scored with the resulting penalty.

Sports Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated

The legal principle that reversed Hernandez's conviction posthumously is known as "abatement ab initio " - a Latin phrase meaning "from the beginning" - and dates to when MA was a British colony. Hernandez's lead attorney in his recent double murder trial, Jose Baez , has pledged to do an independent investigation into his death. Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is no longer seen as a convicted murderer in the eyes of the Commonwealth of MA.

Sports Odor delivers knockout as Texas beats Seattle 3-1 in 13th
Author: 0 Odor delivers knockout as Texas beats Seattle 3-1 in 13th

The 30-year-old, who signed with the Rangers as a free agent after splitting last season between San Diego and Miami, has gone 0-8 with a 7.23 ERA in his last 16 road starts - including 0-2 with a 3.97 ERA this year. His best escape came in the seventh when Guillermo Heredia walked and reached third with one out thanks to a wild pitch. Seager, Taylor Motter, Jarrod Dyson and Jean Segura all walked, with Segura's walk coming with the bases loaded.

Author: 0 India Names 15-Member Squad for Champions Trophy

India's participation in the 50-over tournament, to be played in England and Wales from June 1, had been in doubt after the national board fought the International Cricket Council (ICC) over revenue-sharing. KL Rahul, who had grown into one of India's most valuable players across formats a year ago, was not among the touring party. The selectors only picked two specialist spinners in Ashwin and Jadeja, while looking to utilise the part-time spin of Yuvraj during the middle overs.

Sports Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final
Author: 0 Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final

Manchester United's Eric Bailly could have his European ban extended after Uefa opened disciplinary proceedings over his red card against Celta Vigo. "If everything goes normal and there are no problems, Sergio plays the final". In the rich history or MUFC, they have never won the Europa League final, but in less than two weeks, the chance awaits.

Sports Cotton, A's stop slide with 8-5 win over Twins
Author: 0 Cotton, A's stop slide with 8-5 win over Twins

Meanwhile, Minnesota five-year veteran Kyle Gibson was unable to turn his season around and was sent to the minors. Jharel Cotton struck out nine in six innings and Ryon Healy hit his fourth home run of the season to lift the Athletics over the Twins 8-5 on Thursday.

Sports Kylian Mbappe agrees Real Madrid move
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe agrees Real Madrid move

Kylian Mbappe is prepared to snub Manchester United in the summer transfer window after being turned off by Jose Mourinho's playing style, according to reports. But Monaco , the principality club that should claim Ligue 1 ahead of Paris Saint-Germain this season, wants to hold onto Mbappe for another season.

Sports Santana, Lindor homer in 9th to beat Royals 3-1
Author: 0 Santana, Lindor homer in 9th to beat Royals 3-1

Eric Hosmer drove in the lone Royals run. Clevinger, with his shoulder-length hair flapping in the breeze, threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings. "I'm a tall guy and lanky, so it's got to be ideal on time every time". Nick Tepesch (0-1) gave up seven runs - six unearned - in his first major league appearance since last June, and his second since the 2014 season. "It's not the dreaded high-ankle sprain", said Francona.

Author: 0 Spurs hammer Rockets to reach conference finals

It's a flaw he has, where he can't help himself from making the smart play even if it isn't the right one, even if it's a noble one. "It's not an empirical formula", Popovich told reporters after the shootaround. San Antonio really didn't do anything wrong, but it's an encouraging sign that they were able to dominate the Rockets so thoroughly without Kawhi Leonard on the floor.

Sports Knicks boss maintains stand on Anthony, wishes 'success somewhere'
Author: 0 Knicks boss maintains stand on Anthony, wishes 'success somewhere'

Jackson and Hornacek are together in Chicago for the National Basketball Association combine so that should be something they discuss, as well as the team president's suggestion that Hornacek didn't control the locker room when he said, "there was some disconnect at times with this team and I think there is some rebelliousness in this team that created some of the discord".

Sports New system changed Chelsea's season, claims Premier League champion Conte
Author: 0 New system changed Chelsea's season, claims Premier League champion Conte

I'm wearing the tracksuit, but I think I'm living a moment very important. Conte also believes quickly adapting his team's style of play early in the season went a long way to clinching the title. I think this league is very strong. I think this result is for this attitude, this behaviour of my players. "It's the best moment in my football career", Batshuayi said after the match, according to Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur .

Sports Shawn Barber vaults to season's best at Diamond League Shanghai
Author: 0 Shawn Barber vaults to season's best at Diamond League Shanghai

In line to challenge Thompson this weekend are American Olympic 100m silver medallist Tori Bowie from Rio, Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Jamaicans Veronica Campbell-Brown and Christania Williams. "I really can't say much since this is the first race of the season and I don't know how my rivals are", said Obiri, who has personal best 14:25.78 from Brussels past year.

Sports Watch Game 3 Of The NHL Playoffs
Author: 0 Watch Game 3 Of The NHL Playoffs

Cody McLeod's second-period goal was the eventual game-winner as Nashville earned a 3-1 win against St. Louis. "They clearly were. We just weren't as good as they were tonight". The Oilers finished off the Sharks in Game 6 in the first round by beating them in San Jose. "Certainly not how we scripted it, but there's still plenty of life left in this group, and we're going to make sure that we fight and claw to try and win one in their building".

Sports John Daly holds on for 1st PGA Tour Champions win
Author: 0 John Daly holds on for 1st PGA Tour Champions win

Daly, 51, collected the $322,000 prize after the one-stroke victory over Tommy Armour III and Kenny Perry, his first on the PGA Tour since the 2004 Buick Invitational, Golf Digest reported . "It's going to be great", Daly said. John Daly kisses the trophy after winning the Insperity Invitational on Sunday. Yin had a 4-up lead after seven holes, and that was the margin after her birdie win on the par-5 11th.

Sports Delhi gas leakage : 85 school students hospitalised
Author: 0 Delhi gas leakage : 85 school students hospitalised

The expert team from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) that inspected Saturday's gas leak spot in Tughlakabad area, says the residents of the area are "sitting on a (ticking) bomb". A CONCOR spokesperson said it was a cause of concern and they were looking into the leakage. "Initially, we sent about 150 students to three separate hospitals nearby".

Sports West Brom boss Tony Pulis praises Sam Field for Burnley draw
Author: 0 West Brom boss Tony Pulis praises Sam Field for Burnley draw

At half-time of the Clarets ' 2-2 draw with West Brom, a result that all but confirmed their Premier League status for next season, seven of the side who rescued the club from dropping out of the Football League all together with a final-day victory over Orient 30 years ago this Tuesday were presented to Turf Moor.

Sports Arsenal handed huge injury boost ahead of FA Cup final
Author: 0 Arsenal handed huge injury boost ahead of FA Cup final

The Chilean remains Arsenal's most important individual as the final matches of the campaign approach, and Wenger will need his player to perform at Stoke. 'If the game is hard for me and good for the team, I am very happy to take that, ' said Wenger. "We know what is requested from us, so let's just focus on our job".

Author: 0 Canelo vs. GGG odds: Gennady Golovkin an early favorite in the superfight

The size of Chavez Jr. proved to be a nonfactor as the fighter did nothing with his physical gifts. "In September, it will be a different style - a big drama show", said Golovkin . The deal with Golovkin was signed a week earlier but successfully kept under wraps. The Kazakhstani is now undefeated in his boxing career having amassed a record of 37-0.

Sports The best Reactions as Chelsea win the
Author: 0 The best Reactions as Chelsea win the

But the Italian now has his eyes on completing the Double with victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 27. The Spain global reportedly was one of the players who fell out with Jose Mourinho last season, contributing to the negative atmosphere that engulfed the club as it finished, somewhat embarrassingly, in 10th place.

Sports Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid

In his first outing since splitting with his long-time coaching team Djokovic had to dig deep before eventually despatching Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in his second round tie. Nishikori, who beat Djokovic in the 2014 U.S. Open semifinals, was playing in his first tournament since March. "I want to fight again in every match ".

Author: 0 The Spurs ready for quick NBA turnaround

On Tuesday the Spurs rallied from a late deficit in the fourth quarter and despite chances to win late in the game the Rockets could not capitalize and found themselves with a heartbreaking overtime loss and on the ropes after a shot to the body by the Spurs.

Author: 0 'Trump Is Right': Sanders Talks Up Aussie Health Care

Trump said on Thursday that his first telephone conversation with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on January 28 " got a little bit testy " when the president reluctantly agreed to honor President Barack Obama's promise to take up to 1,250 mainly Muslim refugees off Australia's hands.

Sports Spoelstra, D'Antoni share NBCA Coach of the Year award
Author: 0 Spoelstra, D'Antoni share NBCA Coach of the Year award

Like other NBA coaches, Erik Spoelstra worked that latter stages of this past season with a lapel pin in memory of Michael H. Goldberg, the executive director of the National Basketball Coaches Association for more than 30 years who died in January of at age 73.

Sports Arsenal vs Manchester United: Mourinho reveals team selection criteria for Gunners clash
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Manchester United: Mourinho reveals team selection criteria for Gunners clash

Manchester United have suffered a fresh double injury blow with Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young both doubts for Sunday's trip to Arsenal, reports the Mirror . We are not going to Arsenal to say, "Beat us". "He [Rashford] started the game with a little problem and obviously with the running and continuity - Martial was fresh and we thought we could still score because of plenty of space to play so we tried until the end to win." We know in football anything can happen, we can go there and ...

Sports Celtic thrashing reveals extent of Pedro Caixinha's task at Rangers
Author: 0 Celtic thrashing reveals extent of Pedro Caixinha's task at Rangers

KENNY MILLER: The experienced captain, 37, gave Rangers fans a boost on Friday night when he signed a new one-year deal. It was an utterly dominant performance from Celtic , who scored five away Rangers for the first time in their history and are on 94 points for the season - having already wrapped up the title nice and early.

Sports Conte can build Chelsea dynasty - Lampard
Author: 0 Conte can build Chelsea dynasty - Lampard

Conte, who previously won three Serie A crowns managing former club Juventus, will have the chance to add the FA Cup to his CV when Chelsea face Arsenal in the showpiece event on May 27th. It's great to take the trophy". What we've got to do now is try to get something out of these next two away games. Needless to say, the Chelsea players (and their manager) are having fun in the wake of their latest triumph.

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

Reports, including in the Daily Mail Friday, suggest Inter Milan plans to make an offer for 47-year-old Conte as it seeks to re-establish itself at the pinnacle of Italian, and European, football. "It's disappointing for us, but you've got to give Chelsea , Antonio and his coaching staff great credit for what they've achieved this year". It is Chelsea's second Premier League title in three campaigns, following the 2014-15 success under Jose Mourinho.

Sports Batshuayi's late winner guides Chelsea to Premier League glory
Author: 0 Batshuayi's late winner guides Chelsea to Premier League glory

Conte has rejuvenated Chelsea, champions under Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 before finishing 10th last term. According to him, the duo among other Chelsea players, were instrumental to the club's stunning league success as the naming would eternally remind him of the title win.