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Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

But will they really go for it, just three days after a Europa League semi-final decider? "Watching them win [at Everton earlier on Sunday], we knew we had to win our game, and we did it". Mathematically it has to happen once. Spurs deserved to win, we have to accept that and analyse it. Inevitably Kane stepped up and converted the resulting penalty, rendering the game as done from there on. Read More »

Pat Perez surges up leaderboard as Rory McIlroy stalls at Sawgrass

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Making his first start since claiming a maiden major title at Augusta National, Garcia had been four over par for his first six holes at Sawgrass after four-putting the fifth, the same hole he six-putted in the third round past year. I felt a bit of stiffness on Sunday, hit a couple of drives that didn't feel quite right. 'Maybe I should have taken it a bit easier but I was excited to get ready to play again here'. Read More »

Harry Kane: 'We should have won by more'

It's really hard to tell what happened from this particular video, since the audio is so quiet, but here's the full video , courtesy of Sky. Arsenal retain a game in hand, however, and their disappointment was mitigated by the fact top-four rivals Manchester City and Manchester United both dropped points earlier in the day. Read More »

Senators take Game 1 against Penguins 3-2 in OT

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Subban - has been constant since the first couple of games against the St. Louis Blues in the second round, and the trend continued versus the Ducks. Then his team proceeded to slow the game to a crawl, evoking memories of the New Jersey Devils. However, his co-stars in Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel were relatively quiet once again. Read More »

Harry Maguire unlikely to stay at Hull City if they are relegated

Put simply, if Arsenal and Liverpool finish on the same points, goal difference and goals scored, they play each other on a neutral ground, the victor of which will secure Champions League football. The Red Devils are on the brink of reaching the competition's final after beating Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final clash last week. Read More »

"Boston" close to the Eastern conference finals

Golden State and Cleveland combined to deliver 4 of those 10 losses. The team couldn't expect that kind of onslaught on the road, but a concerted effort to get back into the game was anticipated. The Wizards are a completely different team at home and the road team has yet to win a game between these two clubs this season. Game 6 is Friday in Washington . Read More »

Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas: How I felt when West Ham beat Tottenham

Speaking to the BBC after Tottenham's lost, Pochettino commented that, "It's not over" before explaining that he and his team will "have to wait but are thinking that it will be hard to catch Chelsea". "We knew before this game and we've known for a few weeks now that we're not allowed to slip". "I think you all know now it is more hard to try to catch Chelsea but we need to try to the end". Read More »

DD v RCB Star Wars: Rishabh Pant v Virat Kohli

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Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat against Delhi Daredevils in their final Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 encounter at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday. It has been a season of colossal failure for the Virat Kohli-led side which has delivered way below its expectations. As has often been the case, Delhi Daredevils' fortunes fluctuated through the tournament, yet again missing out on a play-off berth. Read More »

Mistake costs Sebastian Vettel pole after stressful day

Raikonnen, who clocked the fastest lap of one minute and 20.456 seconds, was almost 0.242 seconds quicker than championship leader Vettel. The 32-year-old Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 star from Hertfordshire claimed his 64th career pole position - and his third in four years at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya - with a stunning lap today (Saturday) in Q3. Read More »

Packers select DB Kevin King with first selection in the draft

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Watt, who was taken in the first round by Pittsburgh, but he appears to be a good fit in a position of need for the Packers. The latter is a 6-foot-1, 220-pound safety with as much quickness (4.41 seconds in the 40) as the former. and obviously my call doesn't come (Friday) night". The Packers were caught short last year when Eddie Lacy and James Starks both went down with injuries, accelerating Montgomery's conversion from receiver and leading to waiver-wire additions and practice-squad ... Read More »

Demian Maia Leapfrogs Jorge Masvidal With Split Decision Win

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Repeatedly Masvidal is takedown, but then gets back up as Maia relentlessly works to get him to the mat and keep him there. Maia able to improve his position and now has Masvidal's back in the final minute of the round. "Finally, thank God", Maia said, while pointing upward. Blood formed on the side of Maia's head. Maia landed some punches while in control. Masvidal opens the round with a head kick and lands a strong leg kick. Read More »

What next for Conte and Chelsea after EPL glory?

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Records in themselves mean little, ; there is no extra money or kudos on offer, yet what a statement that would be for Conte to make after only working "nine months together". Antonio Conte's men turned things around from a disastrous 2015-16 campaign to win their sixth English top flight championship. Hazard was the star man that day, while there were influential performances from Costa and midfield enforcer N'Golo Kante, who knows how to win the title. Read More »

Liverpool - Premier League Football - 14 May 2017

Once again, Klopp will lay his trust in the Brazilian pair of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino to lead the Liverpool frontline - they have ably done so throughout the season, popping up at timely moments to provide vital assists or goals. Read More »

Boston Red Sox Vs. Minnesota Twins: 3-game series prediction

And with the series tied at four games apiece, winning Thursday night will go a long way toward a successful 2017. Speaking to the media at Target Field in Minnesota on Friday, where ironically the Red Sox were visiting the Twins, Manfred explained why he chose to intervene in the Orioles-Red Sox feud. Read More »

Predators, Ducks win away from advancing to Western finals

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The Ducks return home looking to end a trend of having lost a Game 7 at home in four straight years. "We were playing for the City of Edmonton and basically for all of Canada at that point, and you think of the fans, the pride the city has in the Oilers", Stoll said. Read More »

Indians-Tigers game on Thursday postponed due to rain

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That's a stark contrast to last season, when the Indians went 14-4 in the season series. The Detroit Tigers know things are going their way when Victor Martinez can lay down a bunt and beat it out for a single. Iglesias was batting.154 (2-for-13) lifetime off Kluber. The good news is that the move to pull Cabrera from the game seemed to be based on caution rather than necessity. Read More »

Bradley Stuns Wizards as Celtics Win-Lead Series 3-2

Up 3-2 in the series, top-seeded Boston can advance to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern finals with a win Friday night in Washington or Monday at home. "That's how I got to play", Thomas said. "I wanted to be aggressive". Those critiques have faded into the oblivion of all rushed hot takes in recent weeks and Horford's Game 5 performance could have silenced them altogether. Read More »

John Guidetti reveals his troubles after Man United

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As well as landing a trophy United have never won before, it will also mean qualification for next season's Champions League, and Mourinho has made clear he will field weakened sides between now and then. Whatever happens in summer I still want to be here, fighting for a place. "I want to go to the World Cup in Russian Federation with the national team, so I need to stay confident and in contention". Read More »

Mourinho confirms Romero to start over De Gea in Europa League final

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho showed a level of emotion not seen before from the "Special One" as his side came out on top in a nervy Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford on Thursday. "I have great team-mates, I know everyone in the club so it's easier for me". "Of course I would like to be No1 but I know what my reality is". It will take on Manchester United in the final on May 24. Read More »

Ryan Blaney takes Kansas pole as 11 fail to pass inspection

He has finished in the top 3 over the last two races and comes to a track where he finished third in 2015 and fifth in 2013. "I always like going to Kansas", Blaney said. "Looking back on it I really didn't know any better". Truex dove to the bottom and roared from the rest of the field, on his way to a ninth career win. Read More »

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

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Manchester City have announced defender Pablo Zabaleta will end his nine-year spell with the club in the summer. Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare said: "It is a freak penalty, a double touch". Raheem Sterling insists he deliberately avoided making contact with David Silva's opening goal for Manchester City against Leicester City so as not to be flagged offside. Read More »

Slaven Bilic hoping West Ham can follow up Tottenham win against Liverpool

You saw how we played against Tottenham. "That's a positive thing, if we are comparing the game against Spurs ". Should I go to the players in the dressing room and say "Boys, the better you play, the better the players are which take your places next year"? Liverpool have been in and around the top four all season, but with Manchester City and Arsenal on their tails someone will have to miss out. Read More »

Frank Lampard: 'Antonio Conte is Chelsea's main man'

Antonio Conte paid tribute to his Chelsea players for the revival which secured the Premier League title - although Diego Costa threatened to put a dampener on celebrations by jokingly brandishing a fire extinguisher at The Hawthorns. Conte saw the potential in Chelsea , but it took time to turn his players into title challengers once more . "Everybody here is used to playing for trophies and a year ago that was not the case". Read More »

Rain stops play in Madahide between Ireland and Bangladesh

No-one was more impressive than Peter Chase, their 23- year-old opening bowler who, playing on his home ground, followed up his five wickets in last weekend's ODIs against England with another three-wicket haul. Besides, Chase's three-for, BJ McCarthy took one for 15 runs in three overs for the side elected to bowl first. Sarkar had no answer to his fifth ball, a superb rearing delivery which took the edge and after that the 23-year-old enjoyed himself in only his second worldwide on the ... Read More »

Diamondbacks' Greinke has no-hitter through 6 innings

Twins 7, White Sox 6: Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer then added a fourth RBI with a double as visiting Minnesota beat Chicago. Mike Napoli hit a pair of 430-foot-plus home runs against the Padres at Globe Life Park in Arlington, but his second one gave the Rangers a walk-off win. Read More »

Juventus And Real Madrid Deserve Champions League Final Spots Admits Andres Iniesta

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Atletico kept its hopes alive on Wednesday by scoring two early goals to ignite the crowd at the packed Calderon. Well, just ask Karim Benzema . I knew that we were going to have chances. Atletico also reached the final four in the Copa del Rey - their run ended by Barcelona in February. "We'll go there with everything we've got and we'll fight to produce a good performance to finish the season strongly". Read More »

Man city move closer to top four finish

However, the referee disallowed the goal , as Mahrez had kicked the ball on to his own foot, meaning he'd taken two touches and City had an indirect free-kick. Sterling, who looked to be in an offside position, swung a leg and missed the ball on its way in, causing Leicester to argue that the goal should have been ruled out. Read More »

Polanco's HR ends Greinke's no-hitter bid in 8th inning

Greinke fanned 11 on Thursday. Once Polanco hit the homer and the no-hitter was lost, then Lovullo began to think about pushing the right buttons to win this game. Jeff Mathis gets the nod behind the plate. In his last four starts, the percentage has dropped to 21.1, the second-lowest total among pitchers with at least 50 batted balls in that span. Read More »

Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

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It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision, a decision based on common sense. And April and May are not "six" or "seven" weeks, but eight. Seventeen matches with 16 players is completely impossible. "He's leading it, he's the manager, he's guiding us through and guiding the club through", he said. For so long a key player for club and country, this season the 31-year-old forward has found himself in the unusual position of scrapping for a starting role. Read More »

Spurs prepare for Warriors onslaught

The Spurs will certainly need his stellar defensive skills to contend with a Warriors team that not only swept the Jazz, but also eliminated the Trail Blazers in four games in the first round. Those are perhaps the two best players in the National Basketball Association right now and playing side by side. He has never needed a game 7 . One game after his game-saving block on James Harden , with Harden himself having a disastrous finish (10 points on two of 11 shooting, seven assists, ... Read More »

Bills introduce ex-Panthers assistant GM Beane as GM

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Pegula said Beane will decide Overdorf's future, as well as that of other executives, for that matter. Sean's going to be over the coaches. "It's not going to be my team, it's not going to be Sean's team". "I'm a hard worker, I'm humble and I just want to do what's best", Beane said. If the ship sinks this time, Beane and McDermott will both be onboard. Read More »