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Author: 0 Ramsey fires Gunners to record FA Cup win

Replays showed Oxlade-Chamberlain did not make contact with Moses and, despite fierce whistles from the Chelsea fans, the latter made his way off the pitch as Antonio Conte's side were reduced to 10 men. He said on the BBC: "It's been an up and down season". Chelsea , so dominant for most of the season, looked at times to have been celebrating their league trophy a little too well and Arsenal pressed and harried them out of the game.

Author: 0 Manchester City close to offering Yaya Toure new contract

Guardiola said: "The shot was a little bit unusual and when I saw the reaction from (goalkeeper) Willy (Caballero ) I understood immediately it was two touches and the referee was so courageous to interpret the rule". "When I first came to Manchester I felt like when I was in Barcelona at Espanyol; we were not the main club in the city", said Zabaleta. "That goal will probably get lost with everything that happened during the game, but I thought it was one of real quality".

Author: 0 LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. No team from that conference without LeBron James on its roster has reached the Finals since midway through Barack Obama's first term as President, in 2010.

Author: 0 Cavaliers set up NBA Finals rematch against Warriors

This Cleveland Cavaliers Cavs team is not the same as past year. The Celtics never led in any of the games in Boston , trailing by as many as 50 in Game 2 and 39 on Thursday night before both teams emptied their benches. Bradley talked about the defeat in the postgame interview and stated, " This leaves a certain taste in our mouths, to get here and to not get to the championship ." .

Sports Warriors' Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals
Author: 0 Warriors' Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals

The Cavaliers won the best-of-seven series 4-1. "No blame. We're all to blame", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Monday, a day after his team was stunned 111-108 by the Celtics . Irving was moving around and putting up shots during the Cavs' morning shootaround. No style points will be rewarded, the Celtics just have to go out and win.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal drawn to face each other in semis

Novak Djokovic is the defending men's singles champion at the French Open , but nine-time victor Rafael Nadal will begin this year's event as the clear favourite. 10. "It's the best we've seen him play in a few years". Were Nadal to end the next fortnight triumphant, it would be an unprecedented feat - no player in the open era has reached double digits in a single grand slam event.

Author: 0 The opening NBA Finals odds don't make sense

His third-quarter 3-pointer splashed through on James' way to 35 points in the game . The teams split a pair of regular-season games, with the Cavaliers winning 109-108 at home on Christmas, and the Warriors romping 126-91 in the Bay Area on January 16.

Author: 0 Celtics bounced by Cavs in Game 5

There was no mention on the Garden scoreboard of James' feat. Thomas said he never doubted that coach Brad Stevens and general manager Danny Ainge were more concerned about his future than getting him back into the game. 1 pick in this year's draft and Brooklyn's first-rounder in 2018, Brown is not letting that distract him. They opened up a 21-point lead at the 2:27 mark.

Author: 0 Stokes wants England to maintain momentum

In a match where more than 650 runs were scored, England's bowling at the death was better than South Africa's , especially Mark Wood, who bowled the crucial overs and went for only 48 runs in his quota of 10 overs. De Kock, who hit 11 fours, was caught behind while attempting to glide offspinner Moeen Ali to third man, and de Villiers gloved a low catch behind the wickets off Liam Plunkett.

Author: 0 Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

In its 118 year history, White Hart Lane has seen numerous fantastic performances and Pochettino believes that this one was "another great performance at White Hart Lane ". "I am not too anxious, I don't think the players are too anxious". "It's been a progression from (third) last season", Kane said. Arsenal's late surge had put Juergen Klopp's side under enormous pressure but they responded in style and will definitely finish in the top-four if they beat relegated Middlesbrough at ...

Sports Wainwright baffles Rockies over 7 innings in Cards' 3-0 win
Author: 0 Wainwright baffles Rockies over 7 innings in Cards' 3-0 win

Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Denver. Hell, there hasn't even been a mention of the terrific defense-particularly, strong glove work from Ian Desmond and Nolan Arenado , which saved Senzatela from having to deal with leadoff baserunners on two separate occasions, as Black noted after the game.

Sports Photos show Manchester bomb designed for maximum damage
Author: 0 Photos show Manchester bomb designed for maximum damage

The Libyan police also said that Hashem is likely to have known his brother's plan to launch the attack that took place Monday night during the Ariana Grande concert. The United States has faced growing criticism from UK lawmakers over the leaks, amid concern they could disrupt the fast-moving investigation into Monday night's attack against concertgoers.

Author: 0 James and Cavaliers beat Celtics, set up rematch against Warriors

Golden State went on to win the next three games by 36, 12, and 14 points to advance to their third straight NBA Championship series. Register now to learn how DHS and Commerce are implementing CDM strategies. Isaiah Thomas is due for a monster pay day next summer, but the Boston Celtics guard is willing to put that on the back burner in order to help his team.

Sports Michael Jordan who? LeBron is NBA's new all-time playoff scoring leader
Author: 0 Michael Jordan who? LeBron is NBA's new all-time playoff scoring leader

No matter what happens, let's make sure I come back even better. "How can I get the youth to feel like passing the ball is OK, making the extra pass is OK", James wondered. After this year's lackluster NBA playoffs, buckle up: The Warriors and Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. "Want the Warriors?" he said.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's future 'will all be very clear' next week

Ramsey headed Arsenal's 79th minute victor as the Gunners clinched a thrilling 2-1 win over Premier League champions Chelsea in Saturday's final at Wembley . We know that if Ramsey has his way, Wenger will be back in the technical area next season. The German defender put in a dominant display to keep Costa quiet.

Sports Ibrahimovic wanted by 'many clubs', but he'll stay in Europe - Raiola
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic wanted by 'many clubs', but he'll stay in Europe - Raiola

I don't know, we will speak soon, ' said Raiola. "Many clubs have asked for Zlatan. He can play two more years and will stay in Europe, 100 per cent". Ibrahimovic, 35, had his season cut short by a cruciate ligament injury in United's Europa League quarterfinal win against Anderlecht on April 20 and it is unclear whether or not the club plans to exercise their option to extend his deal into next season.

Author: 0 Kevin Love: Kevin Love scores 21 points in easy win

For the first time in his 14-year career - more than 1,200 games played in the regular season and playoffs combined - James picked up four first-half fouls, sending him to the bench midway through the second quarter with the Cavs down by double digits.

Sports Monaco's Bernardo Silva agrees to join Man City
Author: 0 Monaco's Bernardo Silva agrees to join Man City

City will pay Monaco £43 million up front for the Portugal playmaker, though reports in France indicate add-ons and other bonuses will increase the total figure. 'As we all know, what he did in Barcelona and Bayern Munich was wonderful and we expect also here that he will win titles. Last season saw Silva score 10 goals in 51 appearances last season, and assist in the creation of a further 10, as Monaco won Ligue 1 and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, having beaten ...

Author: 0 Underdog Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

That doesn't mean, however, that Boston's path forward is clear. "And they've added an unbelievable player in Kevin Durant this year". No matter which path they choose, however, one question looms over all of them: what should they do with Thomas? Our goals were set at the beginning of the season, and that's to win a championship.

Author: 0 Young talent could surprise at French Open

This season, he has been the dominant player on clay, winning 17 straight matches on his favorite surface and three consecutive titles before Thiem halted his run in Rome last week. He points out that when Wimbledon's grass courts, for example, used to play much faster than they do now, a player could succeed there hitting aces by the dozen and going for one victor after another, because "you don't need the same maturity and understanding of tactics" that are required today.

Sports Barca Win Record 29th Copa del Rey as Luis Enrique Bows out
Author: 0 Barca Win Record 29th Copa del Rey as Luis Enrique Bows out

Messi opened the scoring then helped tee up Neymar and Paco Alcacer to lead Barca to a record 29th Cup triumph after Theo Hernandez's brilliant free-kick had briefly brought Alaves level. He also injured his right knee on the play, and was on crutches during the title celebrations. Barca were without the suspended Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto and Enrique was forced into another reshuffle just 11 minutes in as Javier Mascherano was forced off with a head injury.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal targets 10th title in French Open

Djokovic? One of only two men to beat Nadal at the French Open in the 2015 quarter-final, the Serb is going through one of the leanest patches of his career. Anisimova, who reached the junior final in Paris last year , plays in the first round Sunday against Kurumi Nara, a 25-year-old from Japan who is ranked 90th.

Author: 0 Tigers Tamed: Hull Relegated After 4-0 Mauling At Selhurst Park

Manager Paul Clement says Swansea City's players "deserve" to stay in the Premier League next season after winning their battle to survive . Marco Silva has refused to clarify his future at Hull City , amid interest from Southampton and Inter Milan .

Sports Pakistan sniff historic win in Dominica Test
Author: 0 Pakistan sniff historic win in Dominica Test

Roston Chases unbeaten 101, his second hundred of the series, proved in vain as the home side, set a target of 303 at Windsor Park in Dominica, slipped to 93 for six before the lower order nearly rescued a dramatic draw. No-balls, wickets, couple of chances here and there, but you enjoy wins like this much more than straightforward wins". Misbah later said that he gave Pakistan cricket everything he had.

Author: 0 LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Finals Is 'Too Stressful'

He seems to have each of them on a string at all times and everything just appears to be easier this postseason that it ever has. "As of tonight, I'll get started". "Want the Warriors?" he said. For Coach Lue to call the league's best offense in Golden State easier to guard than a team with so little offensive presence like Boston can only be an attempt to downplay the unsettling reality that Cleveland will have to overcome a team that possesses Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Kevin ...

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan recognized best player of Europa League final
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan recognized best player of Europa League final

Ajax played the European Tournament after 21 years, and they make busy Manchester United's defense one after one attack. "Ed Woodward has had my list, what I want, what I would like, for more than two months", Mourinho said after their 2-0 Europa League final win in Stockholm on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka hope for Malinga magic at Champions Trophy

In a pool also featuring India , Pakistan and South Africa , Mathews admits his team are being seen as an outsider to lift the trophy but is confident Sri Lanka has the firepower to make a run at the title. Lasith Malinga (1-32) had a good eight over work out for Sri Lanka and by the end of 30 overs, Australia were placed 184 for three. The 33-year-old, recognised as one of the finest death bowlers in world cricket, has been a T20 specialist recently, but skipper Angleo Mathews is ...

Sports Manchester United 'in talks to sign Ivan Perisic'
Author: 0 Manchester United 'in talks to sign Ivan Perisic'

Unfortunately for Perisic, it doesn't look like he'll be around, but on a positive note it looks as though his form and quality have caught the attention of Jose Mourinho who wants to take him to Old Trafford. The United boss has a close relationship with Predrag Mijatovic, a leading figure when it comes to transfers in the Balkans. Perisic has already agreed personal terms, believed to be a four-year contract worth €7m net per season.

Author: 0 Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's "spectacular" FA Cup win

But when asked if the FA Cup success was the flawless time to leave, Wenger remained coy. Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the ideal response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later.

Author: 0 England v South Africa, 2nd ODI

Also, we expect South Africa to make a few changes to their squad as ABD mentioned before the series. Quinton de Kock managed the South Africa chase, falling two runs short of his century, and was backed up well by half-centuries from AB de Villiers (52) and David Miller (71 not out).

Sports Marouane Fellaini sets headers record in Europa League final
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini sets headers record in Europa League final

The city has come together as one this week with United and City together pledging £1m to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, along with individual £100,000 contributions from Wayne Rooney and Yaya Toure. England manager Gareth Southgate said of the attack: "The whole country is united in sadness - for the families in particular". Rooney, who has spent 13 seasons at United, winning 16 major trophies, is contracted to the club until 2019 - although that includes a 12-month option that he ...

Sports Took risk of coming back to Chelsea: David Luiz
Author: 0 Took risk of coming back to Chelsea: David Luiz

The 47-year-old has also made his intentions clear, saying, "Then, if the club give me the possibility to stay here and to extend my contract, for sure I am available to do this". "Modern football is unsafe and our job depends a lot on results". "It was very hard to think about celebrating winning the league after the Arsenal defeat", the 47-year-old said.

Author: 0 Sergio Romero Wants to Become Manchester United's Number One Goalkeeper

However, despite finishing sixth and outside the Champions League qualification places, the Red Devils will be in Europe's elite competition next year having won the Europa League after beating Ajax 2-0 in the final. "So it means a lot for me, it means for a lot for the club, for the boys and for the supporters, too, I believe". "My intention is to stay". "But you never know what's going to happen in the future so you have to keep working hard for what comes next".

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving praises Celtics, Isaiah Thomas following Game 5 victory

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. After signing Al Horford in the offseason - the biggest free agent acquisition in the history of the NBA's most-decorated franchise - the Celtics rode him and Thomas to the No.

Sports Pittsburgh and Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts
Author: 0 Pittsburgh and Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts

Kunitz and Crosby are longtime linemates, dating back to when Crosby was the kid, before the system produced the likes of Sheary or Bryan Rust or Jake Guentzel , and the old familiar patterns come back. Beyond that, though, the Penguins didn't acknowledge Rinne's strengths and weaknesses. It might in a Game 7 at Pittsburgh's PPG Paints Arena . After being bored to death by Ottawa's sit-back-and-trap style, the Penguins' heads are going to be spinning at how fast and aggressive the ...

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Andre Agassi

So much so that other players, like Dominika Cibulkova and Fernando Verdasco, were spotted in the stands watching Djokovic's practice on Friday under the watchful eye of Agassi . He has been through all these transitions. "It's a great opportunity for me to grow together with him and to experience, you know, whatever is ahead of us".

Sports Mourinho: Griezmann? Ask Ed Woodward
Author: 0 Mourinho: Griezmann? Ask Ed Woodward

As Mourinho celebrated a fourth European title from four finals, the Portuguese tactician revealed doubts about himself. One minute silence is also observed before the start of the match. A victory of pragmatism, of humble people who respect opponents and try to stop their qualities and exploit their weaknesses. "We have the honour of going to the European Super Cup to play the Champions League victor".

Author: 0 United 'played for the people who died' - Pogba

I knew it might be a little harder here to play a lot". I would obviously, me and everyone else, we would change this trophy for the people that lost their lives, that's obvious. "We are just football players but we have an audience so we just want to see everyone work together for a normal world". Football seems trivial at a time of such pain but United embraced the spirit shown in spades by the city they represent, with Jose Mourinho's men winning the Europa League in style.

Author: 0 No surprise: It's Cavaliers-Warriors in NBA Finals

But, I think LeBron got in some heads and amazingly intimidated the Warriors while willing the Cavs out of a hole that had never been dug out of before in finals history. In games 1 and 2 of the 2016 Finals, Green was on his way to a Finals MVP against Love - averaging 22 points and nine rebounds in two blowout wins.

Author: 0 James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals

Cleveland forward LeBron James moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third successive NBA Finals series on Thursday. They opened up a 21-point lead at the 2:27 mark. "It was 1 vs. 2", Irving said. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Draymond Green is grabbing 8.7 rebounds.

Sports FA Cup Final: Arsenal win to end Chelsea's Double hopes
Author: 0 FA Cup Final: Arsenal win to end Chelsea's Double hopes

Arsenal scored again nearly immediately, through Aaron Ramsey , and Mertesacker ended up deservedly on the winning side. The Frenchman became the first manager to win seven FA Cups when he guided the Gunners to a 2-1 win over league champions Chelsea on Saturday.

Sports Arsenal denies Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal denies Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup

He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players. "The first goal should never have been allowed - it was clearly a hand ball and then Ramsey was offside because he he was interfering in play". Replays showed referee Anthony Taylor was correct in his decision, but it didn't stop Chelsea from levelling the game through Diego Costa .

Sports NASCAR at Kansas Speedway: Why You Should Care
Author: 0 NASCAR at Kansas Speedway: Why You Should Care

After pitting for fresh tires on Lap 210 of 267, Truex reported he had a loose wheel and the auto was shaking. We've got to keep working towards our goals and keep doing that week-in and week-out. Truex dove to the bottom and roared away from the rest from the rest of the field, ensuring there would be no more misfortune. The win is his 2nd of the season, the other coming at Las Vegas back in March.

Sports Manchester United aren't planning summer first-team overhaul
Author: 0 Manchester United aren't planning summer first-team overhaul

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not sure he will be managing Monaco attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva at Old Trafford next season. United became only the fifth club - after Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea - to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup.

Sports Arsenal wins 3rd FA Cup in 4 seasons
Author: 0 Arsenal wins 3rd FA Cup in 4 seasons

Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the ideal response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later. Speculation has been rife for much of the season over whether Wenger will continue at Arsenal , with his current contract due to expire at the end of June.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho paved the way for £200m worth of Manchester United signings

Sir Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to the people of Manchester and says Manchester United's Europa League triumph gave the city a lift after Monday's terror attack. Europa League glory also means United join Ajax , Bayern Munich and Juventus as the only clubs to have won all three major UEFA trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup, as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup.