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Guardiola Silent On Iheanacho, Other City Stars' Future; Focuses On Watford 'Final'

After an emotional final game for Manchester City, Argentine defender Pablo Zabaleta said he is considering whether to join another English Premier League club or not. "We didn't fight until the end because two teams [Chelsea and Tottenham] were better". "If you do not win trophies at our club it is probably not a great season but we have improved a lot". Read More »

Five memorable Arsenal v Everton matches

This final day of the 2016-17 Premier League season needs an early Middlesbrough goal at Liverpool. If Arsenal grab a score draw at home to Everton and Liverpool lose to Middlesbrough by two goals (scoring once less than the Gunners) they will find themselves level in fourth spot; tied on points , goal difference and goals scored. Read More »

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

In Game 1, LeBron commented that he felt neither he nor the team played that well. That statistic was erased Friday when the Cavs opened a 72-31 margin after 24 minutes. "I didn't see it". That's for you guys to write about. LeBron James (30), Kyrie Irving (23) and Kevin Love (21) combined to score 74 points in Game 2, 12 points shy of what the Celtics produced as an entire team. Read More »

Captain Ben Gibson plunges in misery as Middlesbrough gets relegated


In laying on the first and third goals, Cesc Fabregas also became the first ever player to reach 10 assists in six consecutive Premier League seasons. "Conte has done a great job in his first season", Babayaro added. A pressure which much bring in our heart excitement because the target is very close. Read More »

Celtics Victorious in Game 7 to Eliminate Wizards


NOTES: Celtics coach Brad Stevens, who borrowed a Bill Belichick line pregame by telling his players to "do your job", on his team's mindset coming in. Former UW Husky Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, ex-Gonzaga player Olynyk scored a career-playoff-high 26 points and the Celtics beat the visiting Wizards 115-105. Read More »

The Cavaliers will play the Boston Celtics in the Eastern finals

Olynyk's heroics helped the Boston bench outscore the Washington reserves 48-5. After an Olynyk three, Beal hit a three and was fouled by Bradley to close the Wizards within four, 101-97 with six minutes left. A key point stretch came with the Celtics leading 34-33. He abused the Celtics on the interior - he made none of his six perimeter shots, but repeatedly overpowered Boston defenders on his way to the basket. Read More »

Celtics Come Together, Refocus After Game 2 Loss

Kevin Love had 18 points and eight rebounds at the break. But, even with that being said , Thomas and company seem to think that somehow, they will beat the Cavaliers in the seven-game series. "Their crowd gives them a lot of energy, so for us to take the crowd out of the game we take the energy from them". Jaylen Brown came off the bench to lead the Celtics with 19 points, Avery Bradley scored 13, while Al Horford chipped in with 11 points. Read More »

Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

Fultz has been placed as the top prospect by most of the draft experts. This was one of those nights and that's it, we move on. The deeper you get into it, the more your flaws come to the surface and eventually prove to be your undoing. "I just think we have to do our best to mix it up appropriately without overdoing it, and make sure that we try our best to keep him in front". Game two is tomorrow at the Garden before the series shifts to Cleveland for games three and four. Read More »

Alvarez turns anticipated fight into one-sided bout

How sick is this fight going be?! "But I think if you have a Mexican fighter in the ring - especially two Mexican fighters - you're guaranteed fireworks". Reaction to the fight announcement was inevitably enthusiastic. It was his seventh win in succession since his only professional loss, to Floyd Mayweather in September 2013. Read More »

Wenger gives little away as Arsenal faces top-4 exclusion


Arsenal host Everton at the Emirates on Sunday in the last game of the Premier League season. Their likelihood of earning a top-four finish for the 21st consecutive year all depends on the outcome of games featuring Liverpool and Man City, as well as their own encounter with Everton . Read More »

Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester


Tottenham doesn't have much to play for with the Premier League title belonging to Chelsea and Spurs secure in second place, but Harry Kane has some personal business to handle. Kane. He is now in pole position to claim the golden boot after his four-goal haul which took him past last season's total. This team has a great manager and can score goals so I think we should get a good performance out of them in this clash.The Hull City story was always going to end in relegation since the owners ... Read More »

Fired-up Djokovic downs Lopez to reach Madrid quarter-finals


Djokovic replied excellently to one of the Spaniard's specialties in the fifth game that preceded one of three break points for the 29-year-old in the opening frame. Goffin, so impressive in victory over Milos Raonic in the previous round, was up against it as early as the fourth game, where he faced three break points. Read More »

Red Sox ace David Price struggles in minor league start


Only a few days after I wrote a piece about how Dave Dombrowski would be out wheeling and dealing for the Red Sox again, we have our first rumblings of something brewing. Khris Davis immediately followed his mate, launching an 0-2 hanging changeup into the void below the right field bleachers for his own homer (12). The exact reason for an early departure is unknown, but if Price felt the two innings was enough there is no sense in making him pitch more at the minor league level. Read More »

Wenger 'couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag' - Adams


After teasing the media over the past few months about what he plans to do, Wenger has finally announced that his future will be decided at a board meeting after the FA Cup final on May 27th. Arsène Wenger has refused to clarify whether the final-day Premier League match against Everton will be his last game as Arsenal manager as the uncertainty over his future drags on. Read More »

Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation


While Murray provided a different look in goal, the Penguins forwards were finally able to solve Senators goalie Craig Anderson , against whom they have just three goals in three games. "You don't need to play all the time to be good. You look at Pittsburgh - they've got All-Stars, but all the games are just (close)". Facing their first series deficit of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan challenged his players to find another level of conviction, commitment and ... Read More »

LeBron, Cavs Have Reeling Celtics in Must-Win Mode for Game 2


The runaway locomotive that is the Cleveland Cavaliers led by its motorman, LeBron James , has thus far obliterated everything in its path this postseason. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics Game 2 kicks off at 8:30 p.m. Isaiah Thomas was kept in check during game one. "I don't care if you win by 200 points". Read More »

Always Dreaming looks very much for real as Preakness awaits

Post time on Saturday is 6:48 p.m. Always Dreaming's victory in Louisville did look a little like Nyquist's. Todd Pletcher got his second Derby win two weeks ago and will now attempt to win his first ever Preakness (0-for-8). There's a posse of contenders that would love to extend that history. Regardless of the Preakness outcome, Conquest Mo Money is already a victor for New Mexico-based owner Tom McKenna, 81, who paid only $8,500 for the colt last November at the dispersal ... Read More »

Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

Murray allowed just one goal on 20 shots and Sullivan decided to make the switch with Pittsburgh trailing Ottawa 2-1 in the best-of-seven affair. Somehow, after more than half a period of the Penguins playing a defensive game that some could call boring, the Senators break through and make it a one-goal game. Read More »

Kyle Larson takes poles for NASCAR All-Star race

Larson had an average speed of 144.839 miles per hour over three laps Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch and Johnson joined Harvick, Kurt Busch and Larson as the five finalists for the pole. Four more drivers will be added to the field Saturday - three from the Monster Energy Open and one through a fan vote. He'll get the chance to achieve that feat - and earn the $1 million prize that comes with it - under the lights on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway (8 p.m. Read More »

Spurs star Leonard questionable for Game 3

And the Spurs had a chance to stun the Warriors in Game 1 , but fell apart in the second half without Leonard and wasted away a 25-point lead. Neither the Warriors nor the Spurs have not commented on Vasquez's lawsuit, and you can't really expect them to take time out of their preparation for Saturday's Game 3 to address what seems like a joke, but is actually a real lawsuit that real people are trying to bring to court. Read More »

How All-NBA Voting Could Help Celtics' Odds Of Landing Gordon Hayward

Thomas, who was the 60th pick in the 2011 draft, was playfully asked whether it would have been better if Boston landed the final pick instead of the first. One of their biggest issues all season has been rebounding, so they should be looking for rebounders that can be traded for and are not too expensive. Read More »

Holmes, Stanley lead Players after 54 holes, Garcia four back

McGirt won the Memorial a year ago for his first PGA Tour title, and he went up to Muirfield Village on Tuesday to help promote the event. Among those at 68 was Jon Rahm , another first-timer at this lucrative event in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla ., who had one of four bogey-free rounds on a very steamy day. Read More »

Arsene Wenger's future to be decided after FA Cup final


But speaking at a news conference on Friday, he confirmed the situation would be discussed at the board meeting, which is expected to be attended by owner Stan Kroenke. If Arsene Wenger guides his side to another season of Champions league football he will have increased his chances of remaining in charge at Arsenal . Read More »

Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final


But Matt Murray is in net, and Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin all healthy - this game is far from over. well, until they still couldn't earn a second-period goal and Kyle Turris closed out the period blowing by Murray to make it a 5-0 lead. Read More »

Vegas Play of the Day: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins

It wasn't that long ago when the Pittsburgh Penguins appeared to be well on their way to eliminating the Washington Capitals in their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. Coach Mike Sullivan agreed almost word for word. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan tinkered with his line combinations reuniting the "HBK" line (Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel ) that played an instrumental part in the team's Cup run last spring. Read More »

Real Madrid beat Atletico to advance to 2017 UEFA Champions League final


Earlier, the home support had made incredible noise as Atletico went 2-0 ahead through Saul Niguez's header and Antoine Griezmann's penalty, and had the holders on the ropes. "After the game I asked Benzema how he was able to do that, but he didn't know either", Zidane said. Dybala and Juventus have the chance to dethrone Zidane's defending champions Madrid at Millennium Stadium on June 3, but the Argentina worldwide heaped praise on the Turin favourite. Read More »

Players Championship victor prepares for military duty

Kim was almost flawless Sunday on the TPC Sawgrass, closing with a 3-under 69 with no bogeys on his card for a three-shot victory in golf's biggest tournament this side of the major championships. "It was a big shock to the system to hit one of those nasty shanks when I've hit it as good as I have all week", Poulter said. He only got into the tournament a few weeks ago when the PGA Tour realized a clerical oversight regarding his return from a foot injury previous year. Read More »

Why Boston should let LeBron James score 50 points a game

And if the Celtics don't play any better than they did in the first half of the opener, that could be it. And that makes it impossible to beat the Cavaliers , particularly when Kevin Love is having one of the finest games of his playoff career and Tristan Thompson is being a menace on the offensive boards. Read More »

Almost 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech


The 42-year-old was feted in an emotional ceremony before a star-studded group, including family, former teammates and other Major League Baseball legends. "I want to thank you guys for pushing me, for challenging me, for making me accountable, but more importantly, for embracing me since day one", Jeter said off the cuff . Read More »

Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud against Cleveland Cavaliers

Despite not playing for 10 days, The King scored 38 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished seven assists. That makes Cleveland 9-0 this postseason, while Love has averaged 15.8 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. The result: Cleveland Cavaliers 117 ( LeBron James 38, Love 32, Thompson 20, Irving 11) bt Boston Celtics 104 (Crowder 21, Horford 11, Bradley 21, Thomas 17, Brown 10, Green 11). Read More »

Kane has no reason to leave Tottenham, insists Pochettino


The midfielder worked it to Chilwell, who managed to squeeze the ball beyond Dier on the line - only for Kane to immediately restore Spurs' two-goal advantage to spark a rout. "It was probably one of the best performances of the season". 'They are happy here as we are building an exciting project'. Kane has now scored 70 goals in his last 90 Premier League games for Spurs after netting his 23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th top-flight goals of the season on Thursday. Read More »

Where's the drama? Blowouts the rule in these NBA playoffs

Throughout the 2017 postseason, the Golden State Warriors of the Western Conference and Cleveland Cavaliers of the East have been on a collision course. There are still games to bet before that happens and oddsmakers are racking their brains trying to figure out how to set a line that balances the flood of public money coming in on the Cavaliers and Warriors and the sharp action waiting to chomp on a bloated number. Read More »

Stanley Cup playoffs: Josi's late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead

The Under is 3-0-2 in Nashville's five home playoff games to this point, with the trends pointing toward a lower scoring pair of games coming up in Music City between the Ducks and Predators in this series. "I can tell you that I just saw him on the plane, and he's composed", Laviolette said. His mental lapse on the final goal put a damper on an otherwise excellent performance that kept the Ducks in game three. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal through easily but Murray crashes out in Madrid

The 12-time Grand Slam champion ended his long and successful relationship with Marian Vajda last week in an attempt to reverse his dramatic slump in form since winning Roland Garros a year ago. "I just felt it in the last game". "Obviously he didn't play very good today". "It's the first match without my team that's been with me for 10 years", he said. Read More »