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Arsenal fire to claim FA Cup glory

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After a gruelling 10-odd months, in which neither the players nor the managerial staff got any respite due to the non-stop footballing action, Conte is looking forward to unwind in the off season. "He is [upset] but it is important that the group pick him up, for him as well", Terry said at Wembley. "Of course every player wants to play more , it is in the genes of a Victor and I am one of them". Read More »

Paire first victim as Nadal starts bid for 10th French Open

Trading baseline rallies, they exchanged breaks to leave Paire leading 4-3. Nadal who is bidding for his 10th French Open title faced Benoit Paire . Jack Sock has fallen at the first hurdle at the French Open against a player he beat two weeks ago in Rome. Meanwhile, Danish Caroline Wozniacki made light work of Australian Jaimee Fourlis, winning 6-4, 3-6,6-2 in just over two hours. Read More »

Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season

Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ while enjoying the Monaco Grand Prix, Mourinho said: "I have no idea if Antoine Griezmann will come to United". "That's how we felt before the game, that's how we feel now". But he did add that players of Silva's quality are always needed at Manchester United . I still think he's got so much to offer... United will get another shot at a continental trophy when they line up against Real Madrid or Juventus in the Super Cup final in Skopje, Macedonia, on ... Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

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Love continued to knock down shots from the outside, Irving sliced his way into the lane to the rim and James got free for several of his one-handed, tomahawk dunks. After allowing the Celtics to seize the early momentum in Game 4, the Cavs barely gave them the chance in Game 5. It was James' seventh straight playoff game with at least 30 points. Read More »

LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as NBA's greatest playoff point-scorer

And then, nearly as if he was trying to remind himself that he's got three championship rings and is frightful in his own right, James recalled other fearsome postseason opponents - San Antonio and Boston . Hard to believe, but this version - with Durant - might be even better. There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. Read More »

Warriors' Mike Brown on Cavs connections: 'Circle of life'

But they had just set the regular-season record for wins. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said Saturday following the Cavs' first practice in preparation for the Warriors since clinching a spot in the Finals on Thursday. Read More »

Chelsea's Victor Moses got married day after FA Cup final red card

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However Arsenal were excellent and deservedly beat the Premier League champions 2-1. Indeed, an injury to Gabriel, red card for Laurent Koscielny and illness for Shkodran Mustafi created his opportunity, which he took at Wembley. Terry has cleaned out his locker at Chelsea's training ground and will head off on holiday before deciding whether to retire or accept one of several offers to continue playing. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers get ready for rubber match with Golden State Warriors: Crowquill

LeBron James scored 35 points to pass Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader, as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night. Major League Baseball works a bit differently, fining teams who spend a certain amount of money on player salaries. There is no comparison. The Warriors are using Durant in every imaginable way on offense, and James isn't surprised to see his good friend and Olympic teammate ... Read More »

New Conservative leader has work to do

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Maixime Bernier (L) and Andrew Scheer celebrate after Scheer won the leadership during the Conservative Party of Canada leadership convention in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 27, 2017. It's likely to be some time before Scheer and Trudeau face-off there however, as the prime minister is out of the country for most of the coming week. Read More »

'Sacha' Zverev masters Djokovic in final

So he's gonna be there. "Then we'll see what happens in the future". The 20-year-old stunned world number two Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to become the youngest victor of a Masters 1000 tournament since the Serb himself in Miami in 2007. Meanwhile, Elina Svitolina defeated Simona Halep in three sets to win the women's title. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic didn't manage to defend his title from the past year, but to be honest, just a few expected this to happen because the Serbian tennis player ... Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli and Co Arrive in London

Talking about the presence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh's in the team, Kohli insisted that both of them are big players and that there is no need to guide them. When we went there the last time, we just wanted to enjoy ourselves as a young unit and we ended up winning the tournament, and we ended up creating a team that has done so well so far". Read More »

Simpson grabs two-shot lead at Colonial

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That came right after Rahm's 10-foot birdie chance skirted just to the left of the hole. He shot a four-under 68 to finish at 18-under 270. "Very happy that I can actually prove to the fans in the US that I can actually win here", she said. Read More »

But could be last as Arsenal boss

Koscielny appealed against the decision in a desperate attempt to make himself available for Saturday's clash at Wembley Stadium, but the FA has not budged on referee Michael Oliver 's decision and he will therefore serve a three-match ban, carrying into next season. Read More »

Racially-charged tweet about Indy 500 winner leads to firing

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Frei's tweet came shortly after former Formula One driver Takuma Sato captured Sunday's race at the Brickyard, becoming the first Japanese victor in the race's history. Frei issued a long-winded apology late Sunday, linking his sentiments to a Sunday gravesite visit of his father, who flew missions over Japanese targets during World War II. Read More »

PGA TOUR: Cool Kim conjures up surprise Players win

The 75th-ranked prodigy, who has played 120 professional tournaments worldwide, became only the second Asian victor of the event after South Korea's K.J. "Overall, I'm fairly pleased, but for me I just am going to go away and work on how to solidify my long game". His first PGA Tour victory came back in August 2016 at the Wyndham Championship, when he shot -21 in Greensboro, North Carolina, to defeat Luke Donald by five strokes. Read More »

James the maestro as Jordan displaced

With five more points, James would become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 6,000 points in the playoffs. It will mark the seventh straight trip to the finals for James, who also added eight rebounds, eight assists, and three steals. Read More »

Cavs' Kevin Love: 'I Don't Feel Like We're Underdogs'

After missing the playoffs in each of his first three seasons, Steph Curry and the Warriors have made three NBA Finals in five years. There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Read More »

Moses is not a cheat - Conte

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Against all expectations, the centre-back emerged as the towering foundation of Arsenal's 2-1 triumph. "That's why I said it's not about popularity, it's about outcome". Holding was also playing the first major final of his career and the 21-year-old defender looked assured alongside his more experienced colleague. Read More »

Nadal begins pursuit of 10th French Open title against mercurial Paire

But his winning run was brought to an end in the semi-finals in Rome last week by Austrian Dominic Thiem , with 20-year-old Alexander Zverev going on to become the youngest victor of a Masters event in a decade. Rafael Nadal heads into the Roland Garros as the big favourite, at least seeing the results in the clay-court season: he won Monte Carlo , Barcelona and Madrid titles and only lost to Dominic Thiem in Rome after 17 wins in a row. Read More »

Defending champion Penguins appear to have playoff experience advantage

This team is no joke. Nashville a city never known for supporting a hockey team has rallied behind this team . "I really could learn from them and it's great that I could play with them". "You might get one or two chances the whole game and if you can go 1 for 2 or 2 for 2, that's a big boost". Briefly a member of the New York Rangers front office, Messier thought that constructing a team good enough to win even once was tough, but keeping that group together under the conditions of ... Read More »

Barcelona appoint Valverde as new coach

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Messi gave Barcelona a 1-0 lead over Deportivo Alaves in the 30th minute of Saturday's match with a one-touch finish from outside the penalty box. So when someone says that Luis Enrique exploited Barcelona's talent and the inherited the team from the previous coaches, you can tell him that he is ignorant. Read More »

LeBron James Break MJ's Playoff Scoring Record

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An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. "I'll take LeBron James , absolutely", Laimbeer said to Etan Thomas on The Rematch podcast (h/t Marlowe Alter of the Detroit Free Press , via USA Today ). Read More »

LeBron Praises Celtics And Brad Stevens After Game 4

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Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

Angelique Kerber in historic loss, tearful Petra Kvitova returns

Kerber lost in the first round at Roland Garros a year ago when she was seeded third behind Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska. The French Open was not a day old by the time that Dan Evans had proved beyond doubt that his relationship with clay court tennis is fractious and Angelique Kerber proved that her relationship with success is fragile. Read More »

Huddersfield v Reading: Battle for Premier League spot

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Huddersfield goalkeeper Danny Ward , who saved Jordan Obita's penalty to give Schindler the chance to score the victor, paid tribute to manager David Wagner after the victory. With the future of both clubs on the line, the game itself didn't deliver end-to-end excitement. In the end none of that mattered. Christopher Schindler calmly converted Town's fifth and final spot kick, giving them a 4-3 win. Read More »

Top seed Kerber suffers historic French Open defeat

It is the biggest first round shock at Roland Garros since Serena Williams lost to Virginie Razzano in a thrilling three-setter five years ago. But Grigor Dimitrov , the No. Makarova broke Kerber's serve twice in the opening set and did so again in the second, racing into a 3-0 lead. Evans was sent home by Tommy Robredo 5-7, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 and world No 1 Kerber was dismissed by Ekaterina Makarova 6-2, 6-2. Read More »

Angels host Braves with all eyes on Trout MRI

Trout has already won two Most Valuable Players awards, capturing the distinctions in 2014 and 2016. Initial X-rays revealed that Trout doesn't have a fracture, but an MRI on Monday will show the extent of soft tissue damage. His 36 RBI's are fourth in the league. Strasburg K's career-high 15, Nats down Padres 3-0 WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg dominated San Diego with a career-high 15 strikeouts while allowing three hits over seven innings as the Washington Nationals beat the Padres 3-0 ... Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2017: Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

No, they won't be duking it out with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals like LeBron James and his Cavaliers will (for a third consecutive season), but the Celtics fought the good fight. The two-time All-Star was sidelined in Game 2 after aggravating a hip injury. The Celtics made some noise near the end of the first half, but Irving scored Cleveland's first 11 points in the opening 3:18 of the second half. Read More »

Takuma Sato wins 2017 Indianapolis 500

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The win is the second-consecutive victory for Andretti Autosport and its third in the last four years. ROOKIES RULE: One year after Rossi won as a rookie, Ed Jones almost made it two straight. who knows what position we could be." said Alonso , who was given a rousing ovation in appreciation of his masterful performance as he exited his vehicle. Read More »

Kevin Durant says NBA's parity problem isn't his fault

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. The Warriors did lose Durant for several weeks because of the knee injury he suffered in Washington on February 29, but outside of that there have been virtually no issues integrating one of the league's dominant players and personalities into a team that had already had so much success. Read More »