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John Terry could retire after leaving Chelsea in summer

Conte thinks Terry should not retire and instead stick by his decision to continue playing regularly elsewhere, which was his motivation for departing Chelsea . I must be pleased because we conceded three goals , but we scored four, and also we created many chances to improve the final result. "It's amusing to watch a game and to see both teams score four and three goals ", Conte said. Read More »

Confusion reigns over Rodriguez to Man United reports

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Easily United's best player since Sir Alex Ferguson left, the possibility of him leaving for Real Madrid for much of those four seasons would have sent plenty of trepidation through the United faithful. It has become the transfer story of a window that hasn't even begun yet, and of course Manchester United are in the eye of the storm. . "We spoke and that's it". Read More »

Celtics capitalize on trade, win NBA draft lottery

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Fortunately for those in Lakerland, that didn't happen, and they're guaranteed the opportunity to draft one of Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball - the consensus top two prospects in the class. Phoenix owned the second-highest odds for the No. 1 pick (19.9 percent) and were 55.8 percent sure to retain one of the top three picks. "We won five in a row and everybody thought we were insane". Read More »

Alexis Sanchez wants Champions League

Arsenal are also at home, to Everton , but unless Liverpool or Manchester City slip up badly it will mean the Europa League for the Gunners and even more reasons for Sanchez to walk away from the club this summer. "He just wants to fight and have the best result for the club", Koscielny told Sky Sports. Sunderland manager David Moyes took umbrage at Wenger's suggestion this week that Arsenal's top-four rivals had benefited from playing teams with their minds on their holidays. Read More »

Chelsea Are Premier League Champions

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And Townsend has spoken of the work the Blues players have had to put in this term to adapt to the changes Conte has implemented. "Of course, these players are giving me a lot of satisfaction - they are giving everything and trying their best". Read More »

Leonard latest basketball player to deal with ankle injury

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And now the Warriors shift to San Antonio with a team that is getting contributions from the bench, a defense with a gameplan that's fit to shut down a Spurs attack predicated on two players, and an offense now featuring two rolling MVPs and a warming up Klay Thompson. Read More »

Manchester United reveals £3.8m net loss for third quarter

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I go always until the end of the competitions. A place in the Champions League would normally provide 40-50 million pounds in revenues, against a figure of about 15-20 million pounds for playing in the lower profile Europa League , United's Chief Financial Officer Cliff Baty said. Read More »

LeBron James Subtly Trolls Boston Celtics With Wardrobe Selection

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The key matchup will be between Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas . Boston kept the lead throughout the final stanza, though Washington made it a close game; within four points twice. He also said the Cavs are better now than they were then, especially on defense, which was Cleveland's biggest concern headed into the playoffs. Boston's mettle has been tested. Read More »

NBA Predictions: Will the Warriors cover on the road vs

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It was a call-back to Durant's days in Oklahoma City as the former MVP reminded just how much of a mismatch he is for any defender. JaVale McGee gave the Warriors good minutes in the fourth as well, the 17-5 run came led by Durant , and it was all over. Read More »

Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final

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Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed Real Madrid's performance as "outstanding" after Tuesday's Champions League 3-0 semi-final, first leg victory against Atletico Madrid. We then had width with [Lucas] Vazquez and [Marco] Asensio when they came on", said Zidane. "In a defensive sense we were brilliant too". "Our first 30 minutes were fantastic, we started with great intensity", Zidane said. Read More »

Jones excited by WC draw

We must remember that Ireland rarely do things the easy way when it comes to World Cup campaigns. Two years ago, England became the first World Cup hosts not to reach the knock-out stage after they were grouped with Wales , Australia , Fiji and Uruguay. Read More »

NBA Playoff Poll: Who wins Game 3 in Toronto?

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After winning the first two games this season, the Cavs went back to Toronto trying to avoid the pitfalls of past year. Cory Joseph replaced Lowry in the starting lineup for Game 3 but had just four points in a 115-94 loss. Kyle Korver scored nine points in a 90 second span over the end of the third quarter into the beginning of the fourth. The Raptors didn't start Jonas Valanciunas, but he led them with 23 points. Read More »

Mourinho can't resist a dig at Arsenal and Wenger

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Tuanzebe recognised he'd made an impression on those watching, pleased that " I seemed to do that quite well " but at the end of the game " we didn't win " so, therefore, he admitted his own performance really doesn't count for much in the end. Read More »

Boston Celtics bailed out by Canadian Kelly Olynyk in Game 7 win

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The Boston Celtics' bench managed only five points in their Game 6 loss to the Washington Wizards. The Celtics' bench outscored the Wizards' bench 48-5 in the game. Olynyk was the victim of a Kelly Oubre Jr. shove in Game 3 that got the Wizards guard suspended for Game 4. The Celtics improved to 22-8 all time in Game 7s, 19-4 at home. Read More »

Zaha and Benteke lead the way as Palace rout poor Hull

Hull City will have a battle on their hands to secure Marco Silva's services for next season, former defender Sam Ricketts has warned. "I don't think there will be too many managers who have been able to enhance their reputation as much as he has and still get relegated". Read More »

Titans linemen chug beer to hype Predators fans in Game 3

Since returning from a lower-body injury in late March, Gibson has gone 10-4-1, extending back to the regular season and not counting a no decision when he was pulled against the Flames. I thought (Ducks goalie John) Gibson played a strong game tonight, but guys stuck with it. It's just a matter of how the Predators will respond, seeing as this series could get ugly on both the ice and scoreboard if they do so in the wrong fashion. Read More »

Warriors trounce Leonard-less Spurs

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I couldn't help but think his comments were excessive though. "And you have to believe". "I don't think they believed and you have to believe", Popovich said. Cleveland also has swept its first two playoff opponents this year as it enters the Eastern Conference finals with Boston, marking the first time a team has stated out 8-0 in two straight postseasons. Read More »

Rohit, Shami, Ashwin Returns For Champion Trophy, No Place For Gambhir

Ajinkya Rahane has been picked as the third opener, while Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin would double up as main spin bowlers as well as all rounders. But this time, India will have a new leader and all eyes will be on Virat Kohli in his first big ICC tournament as India's captain. Manish Pandey , who is now representing Kolkata Knight Riders, last played for India against New Zealand in October 2016. Read More »

Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

The Tribune reported in February that the Celtics refused to offer this pick without protections when they and the Bulls engaged in trade talks centered on Butler for the second time in nine months. Boston acquired the Nets' 2014, 2016 and 2018 first-round picks, as well as the rights to swap in 2017. "Getting the No. 1 pick is very fun". That wouldn't necessarily preclude the Celtics, who have the first pick, from drafting him, and it doesn't mean the Lakers would take him at No. Read More »

Keith Urban's Predators National Anthem Is One of His 'Proudest Moments'

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Keith Urban , a native Australian and four-time Grammy Award victor, performed the Star-Spangled Banner for the first time in his career. Back in April, during Nashville's first home playoff game vs. He says he's been done wrong and maybe there's a country song lurking somewhere in this. Kidman was equally thrilled for her husband of almost 11 years, posting a photo of the guitar-slinger rocking a navy and gold Predators jersey donning his surname. Read More »

IPL 2017: MI vs RPS - Turning Point - Dhoni Finishes Off in Style

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I thought MS was magnificent at the end with Manoj Tiwary. "We didn't have enough partnerships, it's crucial to get small partnerships in", Rohit said at the post match presentation ceremony. It was complete domination by the home team , which first skittled out Kings XI Punjab for a paltry 73 and then knocked off the runs in only 12 overs to finish second in the eight-team table with 18 points. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins 30th Masters title in Madrid

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For the title in the Spanish capital, Nadal competed with Dominique Tim, who two weeks ago beat in the final in Barcelona. Thiem, now seventh on the rankings, struck the first blow by breaking Nadal's serve to move into a 3-1 first set lead. Read More »

Mark Cuban admits to tanking

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Owner of Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, yells at the officials during a game against the Utah Jazz during the second half of an National Basketball Association game October 31, 2012 at EnergySolution Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. They stopped caring about any individual game and just got used to it, and you don't want guys developing those bad habits. It's neither good for team morale, nor your fans, who you presumably want to keep paying to come watch competitive basketball games. Read More »

How the Draft Lottery Results Impact Potential Trade Scenarios for the Hawks

The Lakers have the second overall pick in next month's National Basketball Association draft and LaVar Ball says no other teams need to even bother asking for a workout. Ball and other top-tier prospects like Kansas Jayhawks forward Josh Jackson and Kentucky Wildcats point guard De'Aaron Fox could conceivably work out for the Celtics . Read More »

Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season

Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta is preparing to play his last home game for the club against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday night ahead of a summer move to West Ham United, according to The Telegraph . I remember at that time Sir Alex Ferguson and the "noisy neighbours". Guardiola hopes Zabaleta finishes his time at the club by helping them secure qualification for next season's Champions League, with Guardiola's men now ahead of Arsenal in the race for fourth place. Read More »

Sharapova retires hurt in Rome, Wimbledon main draw hopes hit

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She came back with her left thigh taped and managed to win a game despite serving softly, then walked to the net after Lucic-Baroni held serve. "Winning matches will get me places, so if..." Former world number one Martina Navratilova said this month that Sharapova should now be allowed to get on with her tennis and as a two-time champion in Paris could justifiably be given a wildcard into the main draw. Read More »

San Antonio book date with Golden State in the West

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Wednesday night was an elimination game for the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Semifinals of the NBA Playoffs. The Spurs coach suggested that Leonard had not suffered a serious injury when he announced in full Popovichian form that the MVP candidate would not play hours before Game 6 . Read More »

WTA head slams French Open's Sharapova call

Maria Sharapova's hopes of a dream return from doping exile to a third French Open crown were shattered on Tuesday when the Russian was surprisingly refused a wild card by organizers. But on Monday, FFT chief Bernard Giudicelli Ferrandini said: "There can be a wildcard for the return from injuries - there cannot be a wildcard for the return from doping. Read More »

Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

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Told that some Celtics fans might be content if the Celtics simply won one game in the conference finals and played competitively against the Cavaliers , Thomas dismissed the notion. "Anything good that happens now is just gravy", the report said. "I think that you can't throw him one look, because he will eventually pick that look apart". Read More »

WTA CEO Unhappy With Maria Sharapova's French Open Snub

Sharapova, who returned to tennis last month after a 15-month ban for doping, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that she is determined to "rise up". Throughout all the trials and tribulations of Sharapova's doping case since she announced her positive test for Meldonium back in March past year, Simon has been broadly supportive of the Russian but had not yet criticised any decision that had gone against her until the announcement yesterday. Read More »

John Terry to leave Chelsea: Seven possible destinations and seven replacements

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Chelsea coach Antonio Conte on Monday made nine changes to the starting 11 that secured the league crown last Friday with a 1-0 victory against West Brom, reports Efe. "Genuinely I have not made any decisions of yet and I am evaluating all my options at the moment". Leicester have also struggled following their unlikely success and are now 11th in the table with two games to play. Read More »

Knicks to select eighth in the NBA draft

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This Boston team thrives on chemistry and goodwill. This puts the Lake Show in the best possible position to rebuild. "That seems to me the decision that the Celtics are facing". Sacramento jumped up to No. 5. "It was a good night for us and again we're heading in the right direction". We came a few ping pong balls away from a homegrown Warriors replacement that would have won infinity titles and made Minnesota the center of the basketball world. Read More »