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Diego Costa Admits Atletico Madrid Would Be Only Destination Post-Chelsea Career

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That is why he said if Chelsea must sell him, it wouldn't be to any other club out of Europe...in particular he wants to return to his old club Athletico Madrid. Costa was Chelsea's top scorer as he inspired them to a second Premier League title in three seasons but their campaign ended on a sour note with a 2-1 defeat in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal . Read More »

NBA Finals Set To Tip Off Next Thursday, June 1

With a 35-point performance, LeBron James made playoff history, passing Michael Jordan to become the league's all-time postseason scoring leader. Will the Cleveland Cavaliers close out the Eastern Conference Finals with a big win when they face the Boston Celtics tonight in Game 5 at 8:30PM ET? He entered Thursday averaging 32.3 points per game this postseason, which would serve as the second-best of his 14-year career. Read More »

Lebron fires Cavs into NBA Finals

The Cavaliers have won 12-of-13 games on their way to a third consecutive Finals appearance, a continuation of the three-year march through the Eastern Conference playoffs that, record wise, has surpassed LeBron James' runs to the Finals as a member of the Heat. Read More »

Kurt Busch: Kyle Busch finishes 5th at Kansas

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This team rocks, man. "There's a lot of room on this track so we'll be just fine". We had an awesome race vehicle. "I think it's going alright; I wouldn't say it's as good as it could have possibly been,"Jones said. "He's definitely feeling the worst of everybody", Patrick said. "I kind of felt like Wonder Woman (one of her sponsors) for a little while". Today, we were able to get those right when it mattered. Read More »

LeBron James never believed he could get to Michael Jordan's level

That win also ended the Cavaliers'13-game postseason winning streak. So I think on both sides, they're kind of looking and watching and trying to outdo each other. That 2013 deal cost them the No. 3 pick in last year's draft, the No. 1 pick in this year's draft and their unprotected first-rounder in next year's draft. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

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Arsenal have now won the FA Cup a record 13 times while Wenger is now the most successful manager in the competition's history having secured the trophy seven times . "You can not get tougher and we had two outstanding performances". Wenger, who has been in charge at Arsenal for 21 years, is yet to reveal whether he will sign an extension to the contract that expires at the end of the season. Read More »

Ramsey wants Wenger to stay after scoring FA Cup final winner

Amid all the drama regarding future of Wenger at the club, the manager and his team delivered another great performance for its fans to cheer. " I believe that it's a positive trend, but it would be ridiculous if 20 years depends on one game or the future of the club depends on one game ", he said. Read More »

Warriors Have Largest Regular Season Net Rating Edge In Finals History

Not for a minute. Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. The Cleveland Cavaliers look to set the tone of this series early by stealing game one and home court advantage . It's a conversation that's slowly becoming more compelling. Led by the incredible LeBron James , they won by an average of 12 points, 8.8 points better than the 2016/17 regular season average. Read More »

Ramsey urges Wenger to stay as Arsenal celebrate FA Cup win

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, their record goalscorer, praised Arsenal's desire, courage and work rate. However, after the win over Chelsea , he said this is one that he's not going to part with. I'm sure he wants the best for the team and if he thinks that is the way to go, you have to go with it, we are a team . Regardless of the board's decision to extend or not extend Wenger's contract, the board need to invest their own money into the club and not treat and run ... Read More »

Stokes hits risky century in England's 330-6 v South Africa

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Miller was unbeaten on 71 and Morris on 36 as South Africa failed to complete a winning advantage for a second straight ODI. Before that, there is the final game of the three-match series against South Africa , at Lord's on Monday. Despite losing Hales and Root in quick succession, captain Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes stabilised the innings with a 95-run partnership, during which Stokes brought up his fifty, before Morgan was caught behind off the bowling of Rabada for 45. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas indicates rest, not surgery is the No. 1 option

Thomas couldn't offer a timetable on how long he might be sidelined, regardless of the treatment, until more tests can be run. Even still, James remains the Chosen One. I'm not so sure, but it certainly can't hurt. Danny was right there. "I've only met two people like him", O'Neal continued. Horford, who averaged a lackluster 12.4 points and 4.2 rebounds in the series, figures to definitely be in the long-term plans. Read More »

Kevin Love on Cavs-Warriors: "I don't feel like we're underdogs".

And neither conference finals series featured many close games. Cleveland shot 59.5 percent from the floor on the night - the NBA's best shooting mark of the 2017 postseason. Once the current iteration of the team starts declining, the next generation could be ready to keep winning without down years. He is eligible for free agency after next season. Read More »

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

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Paul Pogba , the world's most expensive footballer and a man who, less than a fortnight ago, lost his father to a long-term illness, gave United the lead with a 25-yard deflected strike. Having overlooked England's most capped outfield player for March's games against Germany and Lithuania citing a lack of minutes at United, Rooney's increased game time in recent weeks left Southgate reaching for a more stark explanation for his latest omission. Read More »

Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash

A team who they steam-rollered 3-1 the last time they met, in February. The 28-year-old Chile global opened the scoring for the Gunners on Saturday as they defeated Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup at Wembley . When the board hired Wenger back in October of 1996, Wenger was relatively unknown, as they hired him from the Japanese League. "I don't understand why the referee didn't decide to whistle", said the Chelsea captain. Read More »

Wenger Hints At Desire To Stay At Arsenal After FA Cup Win

Wenger and Arsenal came out victorious at this time given the clubs financial situation, as he finished in the top four in each of those seasons, even though they had to let go to some of their best players, like Robin van Persie, Samir Nasri, and Cesc Fàbregas. Read More »

Guardiola promises improvement after first English season

Carvalho, a Portugal global, has been heavily linked with City over the years and has regularly been tipped as the ideal replacement for Yaya Toure , whose contract is up at the end of the season, while he has also attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal and West Brom. Read More »

Cavaliers crush Celtics to book title clash with Warriors

They deserved to have this opportunity, one that's likely to come around a few more times in the near future as Boston continues to strengthen a young core with more talent and experiences like what they went through during this Conference Finals against Cleveland . Read More »

Everyone wrote me off - Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal FA Cup triumph

And, when asked if he knew it would be a good day when he scored after just four minutes of Saturday's final, Sanchez appeared to think the reporter was quizzing him about his future at Arsenal . The Spaniard, who helped Arsenal win the FA Cup in 2005, said he would "never say never" about leaving Chelsea. 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 »

Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

A controversial Alexis Sanchez goal opened proceedings for the Gunners, with referee Anthony Taylor over-ruling an offside decision having missed a handball from the Chilean in the build-up. Further, with so many Arsenal fans on his timeline seemingly supporting the French tactician, it seems that even though he believes Wenger should leave on a high after winning another trophy, he believes that it doesn't matter what discontented supporters want anymore. Read More »

Confident Rafael Nadal eyes La Decima at French Open

Other women who could make a splash include No. 3-ranked Karolina Pliskova , a finalist at the U.S. Open in September, or No. 6 Elina Svitolina , who just won the Italian Open on clay. Maria Sharapova , coming off a drug suspension, was not granted a wild card into the tournament. HollywoodLifers , are you excited for the French Open? Simona Halep , the 2014 runner-up in Paris and victor in Madrid this year before being a losing finalist in Rome , looks the most likely ... Read More »

NBA Finals: Buckle up for Cavs-Warriors 3.0

The defending NBA champions won 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to the NBA Finals , where they will play the Golden State Warriors for the third consecutive year. Thomas, whose extraordinary season and courageous playoff performance was cut short, did not appear in the final three games of the series due to an injured hip. Read More »

Quintana keeps lead but Dumoulin remains pick to win Giro

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Dutchman Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb claimed his maiden grand tour title when he won the Giro d'Italia after crushing his main rivals in Sunday's final time trial. "We've made good time trials before - tomorrow has to he best that I've ever done, it's the last day and it's the pink jersey, and I will give everything to defend it". Read More »

Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma

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A second-place finish will guarantee Roma a place in the group stages of next season's Champions League, but would represent their ninth runners-up spot since winning the Serie A title for the last time, in 2001. Roma head coach Luciano Spalletti says Francesco Totti's number 10 shirt should remain open to inspire younger players. A special player who deserves all the accolades that come his way. Read More »

James passes Jordan record

With the championship score deadlocked at one win apiece, this match third consecutive matchup between LeBron James and Co. and Steph Curry and Co. They won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by a total of 77. I never thought that you could get to a point where Mike was. Read More »

Mumbai bowl; Ferguson replaces Stokes for Pune

The Rohit Sharma-led side will be satisfied after their bench strength outplayed KKR, providing them more options to choose from for the crucial clash. Saha played one (good) innings, Manan Vohra played one innings but apart from that none of the others played responsibly. So, the RPS need to focus on a better player who did well in previous matches in this IPL like Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur and more others. Read More »

68% of Man United fans want James over Barkley

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Mourinho ended his first season at Old Trafford with the Community Shield, the EFL Cup and the Europa League , as well as a place in next season's Champions League , but the campaign was not without its controversial moments. While it was another disappointing season in the league for United, Mourinho's pragmatic approach preserves his - and United's - image of remaining serial winners. Read More »

Destiny 2 PC Graphics Details and 4K Screenshots

First up, there's the good: Destiny 2 on PC will support many things that PC gamers want, including 4K resolution and an uncapped frame rate. In that sense, it's totally understandable why the extra development time for Destiny 2 on PC is required. Read More »

Barca Win Record 29th Copa del Rey as Luis Enrique Bows out

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GERARD PIQUE didn't return to Barcelona with his team-mates after their Copa del Rey victory so he can fly out to Boston to study for a Master's degree. A sweeping team move released substitute Andre Gomes and his cross was turned home by Neymar , scoring for the third successive Copa del Rey final despite looking in an offside position. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Some youngsters can be harder to motivate'

NAN reports that UEFA Champions League football is also secured after United could only manage a sixth-place finish in the Premier League. Manchester United defeated Ajax in Stockholm to lift the Europa League trophy in an emotional night for the city. Read More »

Wayne Rooney to quit Manchester United in favour of Chinese Super League

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All the players who played today learned a lot, and this is one aspect of the game where they were better than we were. Dave Spider, 55, said he agreed with US President Donald Trump that the people behind the attack were "losers". Wayne Rooney made a brief appearance as a substitute with a minute left and the game won, being handed the captain's armband by Antonio Valencia on what could well be his farewell appearance for United. Read More »

Emirates FA Cup: Arsenal rule on Wenger's future next week

Chelsea - who trailed 1-0 to Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener - looked down and out when Victor Moses was sent off on 68 minutes after picking up a second yellow card for diving. "To get another FA Cup - delighted". Victory was rich vindication for Wenger, whose Arsenal future is due to be decided by a board meeting in the coming days, and allowed him to salvage something from the most hard season of his 21-year tenure. Read More »

Tigers place Kinsler on 10-day disabled list

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On Saturday morning, the Tigers placed Kinsler on the 10-day DL with a left hamstring strain and optioned relief pitcher Chad Bell to Toledo. Kinsler missed five games with a left hamstring issue earlier this month, so it's possible if not likely he reaggravated the injury Friday night. Read More »