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Huddersfield moves 1 win away from the Premier League


Huddersfield are the 4th team to reach the play-off final in all three divisions of the @ EFL (Blackpool, Preston and Swansea). But Fernando Forestieri missed his penalty as Wednesday suffered playoff pain for the second season in a row, having lost last season's playoff final to Hull City by a 1-0 scoreline. Read More »

Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 lead


The Warriors' shot an impressive 56 per cent from the field and 49 per cent from behind the three point line, with Stephen Curry leading the way with 29 points. "I said, 'I'm trying to get to the game.' So I let the bus go, and the 18 cops, and I'm going around behind the bus". Part of that is because the game was out of hand for the entire final three quarters, but that's the vicious cycle you play with the Warriors. Read More »

Pogba to miss Man U's clash against Southampton to attend father's funeral


And Mourinho did little to quell transfer rumour's that De Gea's appearance against Tottenham on Sunday will be the Spaniard's last for United when he dropped the former Atletico Madrid man from the matchday squad at St Mary's . "And I hope that Big Sam (Allardyce, the Palace manager) shows he is a good friend and he goes slow". The closest United came to scoring was when Anthony Martial struck the post in the second half, but Southampton had had a fifth-minute penalty from Manolo ... Read More »

Abel Sanchez: Canelo Won't Have Chavez In Front of Him 9/16


The two men exchanged pleasantries, with Golovkin wishing Alvarez good luck for their September fight. "I felt very good", Alvarez said . The long-anticipated Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in May 2015 produced a record 4.6 million pay-per-view buys worth about $400 million. Read More »

Yankees retire Jeter's jersey


Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees celebrated Derek Jeter's career by retiring his No. 2 jersey and enshrining him in Monument Park. In his speech to the adoring sellout crowd, Jeter opened with a shout-out to all the moms out there and his pregnant wife , Hannah, who joined him on the field for the 40-minute lovefest. Read More »

Arsene Wenger refuses to criticise West Ham over performance against Liverpool

On the final game against Everton at the Emirates this Sunday (3pm), he added: "We are sold out". "I don't think Sunderland did that tonight, We had a go". We have 69 points, we can get to 75. "Alexis should have a test today". Despite the improvement, Arsenal look set to spend next season without Champions League football in what could be the first time in more than 20 years that Wenger's team will not feature in Europe's elite club competition. Read More »

Freeman hurt; Braves ride big inning to win over Blue Jays


Toronto responded in the bottom of the fourth, using two doubles and a walk to bring in a pair of runs (3-2 Atlanta). Estrada gave up two runs in the first inning while throwing 34 pitches. Justin Smoak lined his seventh homer of the season in the sixth to elevate Toronto into a 2-1 lead. Alex Bregman hit his first career grand slam, and Houston belted four home runs off Masahiro Tanaka before holding on for a victory over NY to earn a split of a doubleheader. Read More »

'Bayern, Barcelona would have sacked me by now'

No wonder the City fans have grown to love him so much. PEP GUARDIOLA has called on supporters to give Pablo Zabaleta a fitting Etihad Stadium send-off but once again refused to discuss the future of any other players. "I have to be honest, I notice we are having problems in the boxes and we didn't solve it so I have to analyse it myself this summer", said Guardiola. Read More »

Chris Smalling insists he has a 'very good relationship' with Jose Mourinho


Meanwhile, Bosz says the club's return to a European final - their first for 21 years - is "a victory for football" and says his youngsters will not be afraid. And if he doesn't play the final, he has to play the remaining matches in the Premier League and give some rest to the others". United centre-back Eric Bailly was sent off during Thursday's 1-1 draw with Celta and Mourinho said the unlikelihood of lauching a successful appeal meant he was resigned to being without the Ivorian for ... Read More »

Paul Merson states his prediction for Southampton v Man United

Controlled by the American Glazer family, United have won the English league title a record 20 times but had slipped from their own lofty standards in recent seasons. I hope we can enjoy something similar after the final in Stockholm . " I never saw in all my career two goalkeepers to be so friendly because it is a position when you always have a little bit of rivalry, especially if you are both the same kind of level ". Read More »

Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea were driven on by last season's disappointments


Chelsea beat West Brom 1-0 at the Hawthorns thanks to a late strike from Batshuayi, his first league goal since 20th August, to claim the Premier League title for the Blues. "We adapted nearly straight away and that's the fantastic thing about our story this season". And we have to improve next season. Although previous year Italian papers might have shown much more enthusiasm for Ranieri's win, they have been quick to praise Conte for doing the having an instant impact in the Premier ... Read More »

Upbeat Lanzini seeks West Ham improvement for next season


The Argentinian forward has made huge strides for the Hammers this season after stepping out of the shadows of Dimitri Payet and following the France star's return to Marseille. We did not have a good start of the season, but now we need to think in the next game and the next season. "We spoke before the game and I expected the guys to put in the same kind of performance as they did against Spurs, with energy, organisation and teamwork, but it wasn't to be", Bilic, as reported by his club's ... Read More »

Toure On Target As City Brush Aside West Brom

They looked risky in the first half with Leroy Sane, David Silva and Yaya Toure all pulling the strings in different ways in midfield. Pablo Zabaleta says it will be an emotional night when he bids farewell to Manchester City fans in the final home game of the season on Tuesday. Read More »

Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4


DIAMONDBACKS 5, METS 4: Chris Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving Arizona a win at Phoenix and sending NY to its seventh straight loss. Shortstop Jose Iglesias' throwing error set the stage for Baltimore's two-run fourth. Schoop doubled, Castillo, who had three singles off Fulmer, knocked in one run. Read More »

Heroics aside, shot-blocking a last resort in NHL playoffs

January 1, 2011 - Crosby is hit in the head by Washington's David Steckel during the Winter Classic, and is hit again in Pittsburgh's next game by Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman. I did not intend to hurt him, "he said, defending himself from having voluntarily charged Crosby or premeditated his gesture". But the Penguins were the only team to take advantage of those man-advantage minutes. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs vs Houston Rockets Game 3 Results & Final Score


San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker will be out for the rest of the playoffs after suffering a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. The most likely candidate to receive first crack at replacing Parker in the lineup is veteran Patty Mills , who averaged 9.5 points per game and 3.5 assists during the regular season and contributed seven points on Wednesday against the Rockets . Read More »

Rohit, Shami return in India's 15-member squad for Champions Trophy


I have focused on my fitness and worked on my weak points. I hope to continue from where I left off. Other members of squad include Shikhar Dhawan , Kedar Jadhav , Manish Pandey , Yuvraj Singh , Ravindra Jadeja , Hardik Pandya , Bhuwneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav , Jaspreet Bumrah and Ajinkya Rahane . Read More »

Swansea boss Clement targeting Chelsea captain John Terry

Terry made a rare start against the Hornets at Stamford Bridge as Conte chose to ring the changes after watching his side clinch the Premier League title with victory over West Bromwich Albion late last week. The Hornets have already begun looking around at potential new managers should they decide the time is right to make a change. It will only be incredible if we go on and win it. Read More »

Williams has strong start, Pirates snap 6-game skid

At the bottom of the seventh inning, Iannetta's mouth made contact with a pitch, causing him to lose a tooth and bleed from his nose and lips. Iannetta remained on the ground for several minutes but eventually left the field under his own power. Read More »

Predators take 2-1 series lead over Ducks


NOTES: After going 0-for-20 on the power play over six consecutive games, Anaheim scored a power-play goal for the second straight contest. "And that's all you can really ask of your goaltender", Carlyle said. Finally breaking the scoreless tie, Anaheim's Corey Perry found the back of the Predators' net on a power play at the 15:35 mark of the second period, assisted by Rickard Rakell and Sami Vanaten. Read More »

Nevada's Booth finishes 27th at NCAA Regionals


I got emotional on the last green when I realized my career was over. He led the Gophers with 14 rounds under par this year. The top five finishing teams will clinch a berth in the NCAA championship May 26-31 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. Read More »

Alexis and Giroud praised by Arsenal boss whilst hailing strong performance

They sit just three points behind Manchester City in fourth place, andWenger was pleased his side backed up their performance in beating United on Sunday . After a tiresome first half at St. Mary's Stadium here on Wednesday, Sanchez received the ball in the area from Mesut Özil and blasted the ball past Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster to put Arsenal 1-0 up in the 55th minute. Read More »

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub


We can't give wild card players, who return after injury, but not after the doping disqualification. However, former world No. 1 suggested the blow will not stop her from aiming to return to the top of the women's game. "She has complied with the sanction". "Some say she shouldn't get it, others say she served her time", tournament director Guy Forget told the BBC. Read More »

James, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1


That's cute and all, but to think the Cs can unseat the Cavaliers as the Eastern Conference champions defies much logic. And when the final horn sounded, the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers moved one step closer to a repeat with a 117-104 victory. Read More »

LaVar Ball: Big Baller Brand is not a 'women's company'


Ball appeared on Colin Cowherd's FS1 show on Wednesday, and he was being his usual stuff. In persona, at least, he's kind of the Joe Jackson of basketball star dads, a man as good at running his mouth as his son is at pushing the ball down court. Read More »

Free NBA Pick for the Boston Celtics vs


Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28), right, steals a ball from Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (7) during the second half in Game 3 of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Washington . Read More »

Jaguars sign top draft pick running back Leonard Fournette


Although Fournette was selected No. 4 overall the Jaguars haven't handed him the starting running back job. Last year's fourth overall pick, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot signed a four-year, $24.9 million deal. "Every day just working out, doing whatever I got to do just to get better, to get this team better and get myself better". The Jacksonville Jaguars are hoping Fournette can help solve the team's paltry rushing attack. Read More »

Celtics grab top pick in NBA draft

The Heat appear to be on a path that will allow them to have three first-round draft picks and as few as zero second round draft picks in the next five drafts. Timberwolves 8. Knicks 9. The ideal trade partner would be in the area of the 10-14 spots and be short on future draft picks. "We'll get a talented young player, hopefully someone that can contribute this next year", he said. Read More »

Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach

The calming aura that the Frenchman brings to Real Madrid has resulted in tremendous squad harmony, despite some incredibly talented players being stuck on the bench for most of the season. "At the moment Gareth is recovering ... we have time before the final". So, despite Atletico changing the dynamic in recent years under Simeone, it was perhaps quite apt their final meeting with Real there ended in pride but, ultimately, disappointment. Read More »

United receive just 9950 tickets for Europa final


Jose Mourinho hailed his warriors as they held on to reach the Europa League final. "We did things in this club that nobody did in the first season". "We are speaking about Argentina's national goalkeeper and Spain's national goalkeeper". The next meeting between these two should be interesting, especially if any contentious decisions go against Man United over the course of the final. Read More »