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Arsene Wenger admits he doesn't know if the board will back him


In Europe, too, the club faced embarrassment with a Round of 16 exit at the hands of Bayern Munich in demoralising fashion. However, once again, the FA Cup has papered over the cracks. "I believe there's a difference between being criticised and being treated in a way that human beings don't deserve, " Wenger said. The club board members are likely to decide on his fate next week. Read More »

Ridiculous to base my future on one match - Wenger


Chelsea had managed to claw their way back into the game despite being down to 10 men. But Arsenal dispelled all doubts three minutes later when substitute Olivier Giroud cut back for Ramsey to restore their lead with a header into a gaping goal. Read More »

Alexander Zverev Stuns Novak Djokovic to Win Italian Open


On the other hand, he didn't get much from my side. "And disappointed with the way I played, especially after the match yesterday (in thrashing Dominic Thiem ), but it is what it is". In the women's event, Ukraine's Elina Svitolina triumphed with a 4-6 7-5 6-1 win over Romania's Simona Halep . In the decider, the Romanian, who had won 26 of her past 30 matches on clay, was visibly hurting and was helpless to prevent Svitolina from claiming her fourth title of the season after wins ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Pittsburgh has one of the most talented rosters left in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but they continue to be outshot, evidenced most recently in game one against the Ottawa Senators , a 2-1 loss. Pageau's eight goals are the second-most by a Senators player during a single postseason. "They can get something out of nothing, and that's why they're stars". Read More »

Manchester City romp to win at Watford to ensure third place

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero , right, celebrates scoring his team's third goal , during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Watford , at Vicarage Road , in Watford , England. Fernandinho put the game beyond after making it 4-0 shortly ahead of half-time. Instead the fifth goal came from Jesus, who got to Aguero's cross ahead of Tom Cleverley before lifting the ball into goal . Read More »

Jamie Carragher reacts to Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea on Twitter

The Frenchman's contract at the club expires this summer and an agreement is yet to be reached over a new deal amid calls by a section of the support for him to leave. After his historic win, Wenger made it clear that his future would be decided in the coming week by the Arsenal Board. Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London previous year, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the English ... Read More »

Man United legend David Beckham posts awesome tribute to White Hart Lane

Mauricio Pochettino hailed Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over Manchester United as the ideal send-off to White Hart Lane . The stadium, home since 1899 and already being swallowed up by the new 61,00-seater ground rising around it, will be demolished with the club playing at Wembley next season before returning in the 2018-19 campaign. Read More »

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he remained in the dark about his future after steering his side to a magnificent 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final. Delivering the FA Cup three times in four seasons has papered over some of the cracks as Arsenal has repeatedly come up short in the Premier League and Europe. Read More »

LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan's scoring record

In 2015, the Cavs and Dubs combined for a 2-3-1 O/U record in the NBA Finals (194.16 ppg vs. 196.7 ave total), and a year ago they finished 2-4-1 O/U in the finals (200.28 ppg vs. Jordan had 5,987 points in the playoffs in his career. It has nothing to do with passing the rings, passing the points, passing MVPs. Much more of that sort of that will likely follow over the next week, filling time before Golden State plays host to Game 1. Read More »

Champions League final to be played under closed roof for first time

After discussions with stakeholders, the FAW, said it had made the decision to close the roof after taking into consideration "recommendations made by the authorities". It runs from 1-4 June and is expected to attract over 200,000 people. The clock continues to tick down to Cardiff on June 3 with Juventus aiming for their third European cup haul whilst Real Madrid hope to find room in their bulging trophy cabinet for a 12 European Cup haul, Here's a brief look at the latest news ... Read More »

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals yet again

The Cavaliers now move on to a third consecutive National Basketball Association final, which is also the 7th in a row for James, who went to four in a row with the Miami Heat before returning to Cleveland . His supporting cast of Kevin Love (15 points, 11 boards) and Kyrie Irving (24 points, 7 assists) more than played their part. "We're never going to have NFL-style parity in this league", Silver said in June past year. Read More »

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

Avery Bradley one game. He lost a tooth in Game 1 against Washington on a collision in the first quarter but shook it off and scored 33 points in Boston's comeback win. The first matchup of this trilogy started with one of the most memorable in 1954. Deron Williams , who had been quiet for most of the series , also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . Read More »

National Basketball Association playoff scores 2017: Ugh, Warriors are too good


The Spurs provided no information regarding Leonard's status. San Antonio held a 23-point lead at the time of the injury but couldn't hold off a furious comeback without its best player. The Spurs were never appreciably closer in the second half. "It's frustrating. You work all year to get to this point, and not being able to help your team win a game or just being able to play, it's all very frustrating". Read More »

Minus Ryan Johansen, Predators find a way to beat Ducks

The Nashville Predators will advance to their first ever Stanley Cup Final if they can win this game. The Ducks quietly arrived at their hotel late Sunday afternoon, having assessed that situation and trying to find the best way to deal with it as Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against Nashville approaches. Read More »

Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

His teams have made the playoffs 12 times in his 14 seasons. Though Kerr did not address media Thursday , he indicated earlier this week that he would be comfortable going into the NBA Finals , which begin June 1, with acting head coach Mike Brown at the helm. Read More »

Has Wenger earned new Arsenal contract with FA Cup win?

Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey scored the goals for Arsenal side while Diego Costa scored for Chelsea . And just like in 2014, Ramsey was Arsenal's cup final match-winner. I just love this competition ". "This season for us was incredible because every single player gave all themselves to the work, they worked very hard and next season we must pay great attention to understand that we have to improve numbers in the squad and quality". Read More »

IPL 2017 playoffs Qualifier 1


The 17-year-old tall off-break bowler rocked the Mumbai Indians' top order to set up 20-run win in the Qualifier 1 match at Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday night. "I think they were complaining that the wicket was a bit slow but when you play global cricket so much, you should get used to playing on hard or good wickets", Sehwag, Kings' team director said. Read More »

Stenson in touch with 1st-round leader Stenson at Wentworth

Now lying second in the Race to Dubai rankings behind Masters Champion Sergio Garcia, Fleetwood has had a string of great results in 2017 that make him one of the favourites for this event. The 16th ace of Westwood's golfing career propelled the Pro-Am team up the leaderboard in an event that saw celebrities and sporting greats combine for what is one of the most popular days on The European Tour's schedule. Read More »

Horschel beats Day in playoff for AT&T Byron Nelson

That put him in the outright lead, a shot ahead of Horschel, but then at the 16th hole he three-putted from the fringe of the par-five, while Horshcel, from a similar spot, made birdie to join the lead. The victory came in Thompson's third event since she lost the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation reported by a television viewer during the final round. Read More »

FA Cup: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte 'must improve' squad next season


Chelsea's David Luiz, right, and Gary Cahill argue with a referee during the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017 . The boys deserve it, and I'm happy for the manger, I'm delighted . The Frenchman claimed the triumph was one of his proudest moments, alongside the 2003-04 Arsenal team that won the title without losing a single league game. Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction


The Cleveland Cavaliers once again humiliated the Boston Celtics at TD Garden, 135-102, and with this victory, they eliminated them and progressed to the NBA Finals , for the third year in a row. I know the Warriors are motivated for this series and Draymond said he wants to kill the Cavs after the way a year ago ended. "I love this team and I don't think anybody in this organization would think this team is better without me", he said. Read More »

Arsenal confirmed lineup vs Chelsea: Mertesacker and Ox the two changes


Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring before Diego Costa levelled proceedings in the 76th minute only for Aaron Ramsey to grab the victor three minutes later. "We played some games in a hostile environment and that I can't accept". But the wounded Gunners used that blow to their pride as fuel for a dominant performance that proved too much for Premier League champions Chelsea . Read More »

Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future


United's victory came against a backdrop of grief and sadness following the terrorist attack that killed 22 people at the Manchester Arena on Monday night. "We play for England, for Manchester and the people who died". "A very intelligent team, we knew exactly how to win and we did it quite in a comfortable way against a good team". Read More »

Arsenal defeat Chelsea in final to win English FA Cup


It meant no glorious farewell for departing skipper John Terry, who bows out on 717 appearances and 17 major honours after spending the match on the bench. Prince William laid one of four wreaths and, while Chelsea players accidentally left their black armbands behind for the first half, it was another fitting occasion where sport marked the recent tragedy. Read More »

SCHEDULE: Golden State Warriors 2017 NBA Finals on ABC7

Even though Cleveland is up 3-1 in the series, Lue expressed Wednesday just how hard Boston is to prepare for. Golden State won the 2015 matchup, but Cleveland is the defending champion after overcoming a 3-1 deficit past year. Maintaining a level of credibility probably requires that I attempt to be fair and balanced about them. Whether it be game winners in the regular season, or 41 points in the NBA Finals , Kyrie has what many would call the "clutch gene". Read More »

Arsenal shock EPL champions Chelsea to claim FA Cup


Conte's Premier League champions were strong favourites to complete the double as his opposite number Arsene Wenger grappled with a defensive injury crisis before the contest, but Arsenal tore into their rivals from the opening whistle. Read More »

Royals' Yost, Hosmer ejected in first inning against Indians


The Royals have struggled against the Cleveland Indians dating back to last season and their offense really hasn't gotten much going aside from crushing home runs (which aren't giving them wins). Yost came out to dispute the call as well and he also was tossed. "I think we want to sit down and talk through things because we want to help". "I just continue to work on the walks and focusing more on the guy at home plate". Read More »

Moses sent off following dive in FA Cup final

Costa converted via a deflected from Willian right wing cross. Chelsea , who scored 93 points to blow away the competition in the English Premier League this season, entered the FA Cup Final as the heavy favorite, but Arsenal were able to pull off the upset. Read More »

Yankees honor Aaron Judge with 'The Judge's Chambers' seats


Judge's feats this year include a 457-foot bomb off of Pittsburgh Pirates' lefty, Antonio Bastardo and a 435-foot missile off of Baltimore Orioles starter, Kevin Gausman which registered a record setting exit velocity of 119.4 miles per hour according to Statcast . Read More »

Webb Simpson leads US PGA event


Spieth's round of 68, which started on the back nine, began with bogeys on three of his first five holes but turned around with a birdie on the par-4 15th. Lee carded a six under par 64 to climb from a share of 33rd to the a four way tie at the top with American's Webb Simpson , Kevin Kisner and Scott Piercy . Read More »

Rose: Spurs can only do so much to keep stars


Naturally, Spurs will want to do everything that they can to convince him to stay, although Kieran Trippier has impressed when coming into the starting line-up ahead of Walker this season and so they seemingly have a ready-made replacement in place. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks yet another incredible record vs Celta

Real Madrid winger Isco has described playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo , who scored a brace as they defeated Celta Vigo on Wednesday, as a joy. "The most hard part is still to come even though we're getting closer (to the title) every day", Zidane told reporters. "Nobody is speaking about the title in the dressing room", said Zidane, who led Madrid to last year's Champions League in his first season in charge. Read More »

Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to the NBA Finals . The Cleveland Cavaliers , on the other hand, have LeBron James , a man on a mission, helped by Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love , and this year the team has added three-point shooter Kyle Korver , as well as Derrick and Deron Williams. Read More »

Twins Fan Ejected After Nearly Hitting Dozier With HR Ball


He homered on Cotton's 105th delivery for a 3-1 lead, sending a drive to almost the exact spot where Frankie Montas was warming up in the Oakland bullpen. Matt Holliday broke up Jharel Cotton's no-hit bid with a two-run homer with two outs in the sixth, and that sent resurgent CC Sabathia and NY to a 3-2 victory over the Athletics Saturday. Read More »