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David Luiz reveals pay cut and 'risky' return to Chelsea

However, Luiz has returned to Chelsea as a more composed player, with Conte eradicating the more erratic side of the centre-back's game. Luiz has a spring in his step as he hunts a second trophy lift in a week, shown off by an impressive standing leap he takes during this interview to prove the knee injury which has troubled him all season will not hold the Brazilian defender back. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Predators strike first in Western finals against Ducks


Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night. It was Pageau's eighth goal, one behind playoff leader Jake Guentzel of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh had 5:50 of power-play time in the first period, including 45 seconds of five-on-three play, but it was Ottawa that scored first. Read More »

White Sox notebook: Cabrera stays hot, Shields nears rehab start

Jose Quintana pitches for Chicago in a matchup of All-Star left-handers. But as much as Boston's David Price kept the Sox off-balance in his season debut, Cabrera - who gave the Sox a 3-1 lead with a 3-run homer - and the Sox scored when they had to win for the fourth time in their last five games. Read More »

North Carolina blows past Miami 12-4 in ACC semifinal

After an uncharacteristic two-year NCAA Tournament drought, the UNC baseball team returned with a bang in 2017. "That's the coolest thing from my perspective right now". "I believe (that) probably came back to bite us a little bit", Tar Heels coach Mike Fox said. Florida Gulf Coast and MI are the other two teams in the four-team, double-elimination regional in Chapel Hill . Read More »

Aaron Mooy has his sights on the Premier League

Michael Hefele missed his first penalty but Ward thwarted Liam Kelly and Liam Moore , in between Mooy's successful kick, to put the Terriers a kick away from promotion, with Christopher Schindler duly obliging. Hefele missed Huddersfield's second penalty as Ali Al Habsi plunged to his right to save, but Liam Moore blazed Reading's fourth high over the bar. Read More »

Dreams do come true, says Huddersfield chairman

The Royals will have been much the happier side to get in at half-time at 0-0. Reading manager Jaap Stam paid tribute to his players after the agonising defeat. Izzy Brown then had similar fortunes with the goal at his mercy eight minutes in.Brown himself unmarked at the back post as Elias Kachunga tricked his way into the box, but the Chelsea loanee could only prod wide when it looked easier to score. Read More »

Confident Juventus gear up for Champions League finale


Now Diario Gol say senior players in the Madrid squad want Isco to be in the starting XI on June 3 to take on Juventus , regardless if Bale is fit or not. Two years ago, we had a really tense first half. "We have to accept that they are the favourites". After all, we played two games without conceding against Barcelona (with a 3-0 aggregate in this year's quarter-finals), which is very rare. Read More »

Vettel's Monaco win fires up Ferrari fans


Kimi Raikkonen , the Finnish team mate who had led from pole for almost half the race, stared straight ahead and set about glugging the champagne as soon as he could. What is of concern for Hamilton and Mercedes is that he has experienced similar problems twice this season and on both occasions neither affected his team-mate Valtteri Bottas as badly. Read More »

James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals

After all, he has slayed behemoths before. The Warriors have one, but their historic season unraveled previous year when a combination of LeBron's utter dominance, Draymond Green's suspension, Andrew Bogut's injury (that one was underrated as an issue) all came together to snatch victory from their hands (and help cement LeBron'sa legacy). Read More »

We got Team NZ call wrong: Cup officials


Officials upheld an immediate New Zealand protest, believing Sweden didn't leave enough room for their opponents' AC50 catamaran to safely turn. This means that the pressure on the umpires to make the correct calls is greater than ever before. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys' Nolan Carroll arrested on suspicion of DWI


He was taken to the Dallas County Jail where he posted bond at 2:45 p.m. Monday afternoon and was released. Just last week, it was reported that defensive lineman David Irving could be facing a four-game suspension for allegedly violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy. Read More »

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight


Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper , left, prepares to hit San Francisco Giants' Hunter Strickland after being hit with a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017 , in San Francisco . "Bryce hits one. off him in a big spot from what I understand, I think I remember seeing it live, and Hunter waits three years". Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the situation "looked bad" and that he had discussed the incident with Strickland, per Pavlovic . Read More »

Angels' Mike Trout facing surgery for torn thumb ligament


The Angels lost more than just a baseball game Sunday. Losing him for a possible five-to-eight weeks could make those slim playoff chances the Angels now have much slimmer. "Surgery is one of the options". He has 16 home runs - second to Yankees rookie Aaron Judge for the major league lead - and is fourth in the AL with 36 RBIs. Read More »

Kvitova earns win in her return from knife attack

Kvitova had not played in a tournament since she was stabbed during an attack at her home in the Czech Republic in December. If Kvitova was crying for joy, another double Grand Slam victor who followed her onto the main Philippe Chatrier showcourt, World No. Read More »

Warriors-Cavaliers - Why Is It Called a "Rubber Match"?

Although the Celtics were without their first point guard, and the biggest star Isaiah Thomas , who is injured and who is going to miss the rest of the season, the boys from MA could shock the reigning champions once more after the previous game. Read More »

Gay player wants Court stripped of Aussie stadium honour


Hogenkamp, speaking at Roland Garros on Monday, said that Australian Open organisers should consider removing Court's name from the Melbourne venue where the first Grand Slam event of the season takes place in January. Ms Court's letter sparked outrage on social media, with same-sex marriage proponents reacting with anger and humour, including Australian tennis player Casey Dellacqua . Read More »

Hahn takes Nelson lead

The win marked a major turnaround for the American, who had missed four consecutive cuts entering play at TPC Four Seasons. "It was exactly where I wanted to hit it", Hahn said after finishing third. Horschel, 30, will have a chance to complete a D-FW double when he makes his Colonial debut at this week's Dean & DeLuca Invitational in Fort Worth. Read More »

Looks like Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel ahead of Kimi Raikkonen this season

When he came back out, Vettel was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo - second here previous year - had jumped ahead of Bottas. "How close do I have to get?" said the Finn . "Not only a victory, but a one-two finish at a Grand Prix with a tradition as glorious as Monaco , where Ferrari last won with another one-two, delivered on that occasion by Schumacher and ( Rubens) Barrichello ". Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested over drink driving

April 2014 - Woods has back surgery a week before the Masters and misses Augusta National for the first time. Woods has won 14 majors, but his last major championship was at the U.S. Woods has won 14 major golf championships and had been pursuing the record of 18 held by retired US golfer Jack Nicklaus. His arrest comes a month after he underwent a fourth back surgery aimed at alleviating pain and enabling him to return to competitive golf. Read More »

Kiwis win thriller on Swede penalty in America's Cup trials

However, a nosedive by the French team in the penultimate leg lead to a nervy conclusion as both teams raced for the finish line. "Keep working", Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor and a master of match racing, added. Team New Zealand heads out onto the water ahead of their first race. Groupama Team France have two races today and want more points on the board. Read More »

Inter Milan chief confirms Man United interest in Ivan Perisic


Rumours surrounding a United move for Perisic took off in March when Jose Mourinho travelled to Zagreb during the last global break, although the Portuguese denied it at the time and said that his visit was merely a personal one. However, Ausilio has insisted that any deal is a long way from being completed. Managers are now making plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. Read More »

Tony Adams takes swipe at greedy Arsene Wenger


I think I have shown you that I have exactly the same commitment. So, for me, the contract does not have a special meaning. Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup Double, but instead the double was Arsenal's: a record 13th FA Cup success and an unprecedented seventh triumph in the competition for Wenger. Read More »

Johnson runs out of gas, Dillon earns 1st win at Coca-Cola 600

I could go a different route. Dillon and his crew had a little fun celebrating on the infield grass afterward. That's two out of the last three years that we lost this race on fuel mileage. He picked up an additional 24 points with stage finishes of second, first and fourth. "Sometimes I feel like we're the small team out there trying to get everything we can". Read More »

Petra Kvitova in French Open second round


Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion).Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open , but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary on Sunday.The German, who also lost in round one past year, has had a miserable season and is not a fan of clay so the result came as no real surprise. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo live stream


Malaga will receive a payment of €1 million from Real Madrid if Los Blancos win La Liga this weekend. To beat them we must play very well and perform like we did in the cup win over them. Even as they got the three points to move one step closer to the title, Zidane's team were rarely in control of the proceedings. They're still two games away of course. Read More »

Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida

Woods, 41, has struggled in recent years with a bad back. PGA Tour spokesman Ty Votaw said the tour would have no comment. Woods, whose current sponsors include Nike, Bridgestone, Hero, Kowa, Upper Deck, and Monster Energy was ranked 12th on Forbes' list of the highest-paid athletes in 2016, with total earnings of $45.3 million, despite missing much of the year recovering from back surgery. Read More »

England vs South Africa, 3rd ODI

England suffered a stunning collapse as they slumped to 20 for six in five overs after being sent into bat by South Africa in the third one-day worldwide at Lord's on Monday. England all-rounders Ben Stokes , Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes have all been rested for the third ODI against South Africa at Lord's on Monday. Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in South Florida

He goes on to win five of his next six tournaments, including the PGA Championship. APRIL 2008: Arthroscopic surgery on left knee two days after the Masters to fix cartilage damage. Woods, 41, has struggled in recent years with a bad back. He makes 24 birdies but finishes 15th out of 18 players. In 2013, Woods had a brief stint as the dominant golfer he once was snagging the No. Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge

August 2009 - Woods loses a two-shot lead in the final round of the PGA Championship to Y.E. Yang, the first time he has lost a 54-hole lead in a major. He loses major sponsorship endorsements. Woods took a leave from the sport, entered a rehab facility and publicly apologized for his behavior. August 2010 - His divorce from Nordegren is finalized. Read More »

Mumbai pip Pune in thriller to win third IPL title


The match that went right down to the last ball, Mumbai registered a one-run victory in the packed Rajiv Gandhi International stadium in Hyderabad . If Bumrah, who headed to Ahmedabad from Hyderabad to spend a couple of nights at home before joining India's Champions Trophy squad in Mumbai on Wednesday, can continue in the same vein in England next week, it would boost India's chances of defending the coveted trophy. Read More »

NHL PLAYOFFS: Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh is too seasoned to truly kill with just one loss, no matter how demoralizing. It all changes Monday night, when the story lines go from theories and thoughts to a real-time, on-ice matchup of Pittsburgh, chasing its second straight Cup and third in nine years in a city that has grown accustomed to hockey celebrations, against Nashville, a first-time finalist in a festive town learning to love hockey on the fly. Read More »