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Improved Spurs keep up chase for EPL title

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Given the circumstances, Pochettino knows that he can inflict some serious damage to Chelsea's morale if his players take the chance and win a day out at Wembley. "They are named Chelsea , but they could be named Arsenal, or Tottenham , or another one". "We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win the game". Read More »

Arsenal players want Wenger to step down - Carragher

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But it is an easy situation because they have so much quality in the team and I really believe they can do it. "He's saying "from kick-off we knew straight away they were more up for it". Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has attempted to recover from his team's damaging defeat to Crystal Palace by going for a run along the beach. Read More »

Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

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The two-run shot by Thames in the fifth put the Brewers ahead for good and Bandy's two-run shot in the sixth proved to be the difference. Their first hitter doubled in each of the first three innings, including Greg Garcia twice, but it led to nothing as the following St. Read More »

White Sox Win 4-1 to Stop Yanks' 8-game

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The Miami Marlins shut out the Seattle Mariners 5-0, the Toronto Blue Jays' poor start to the season continued with an 8-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-2. One big swing later, the ball towered way over the wall in left-center. Chicago (7-6) has won five of its past seven games. Chicago went 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position and concluded a 5-4 road trip. Read More »

Tom Brady won't attend White House SB celebration

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Brady also opted to not to visit the Obama White House after the Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. However, on Wednesday night, the Patriots responded to the tweet , saying the side-by-side photos "lack context". Read More »

Mourinho says Rashford should be left out of England squad

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Sky Italia's Gianluca DiMarzio reports that Zlatan Ibrahimovic tore his ACL and PCL during Thursday's 2-1 Europa League victory over Anderlecht. A shocking display of game was seen from Mourinho's side as they were their own worst enemies as they missed chance after chance of scoring. Read More »

Steve Ott kicks at Mats Zuccarello in Habs loss at Rangers

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Stepan went on to score two goals in a 4-3 Rangers win. The Habs can be easily frustrated, as seen in game one of the series , and NY needs to take advantage of this. "We worked really hard until the end, made some big plays, made blocks when we had to". In doing so, the Canadiens limited NY to 21 shots. They attacked consistently and while they sat back somewhat while protecting a one-goal lead in the third period, they did enough to force a slew of Canadiens icings while clogging the ... Read More »

Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed

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The Celtics studied more than their normal amount of film in an effort to keep the Bulls from cleaning the offensive glass. Chicago held a 43-38 rebounding edge for the game. We all know what the "Playoff Raptors" are, and this was the greatest example of it. The 22-year-old still finished with a team-high 24 points and 15 rebounds, but the shooting was too inconsistent. Read More »

Bruins' Miller returns after 2-game absence

It's worth noting that Krejci's single shot was one of the Bruins' best scoring chances of the game and Sens goalie Craig Anderson robbed him. Miller, who was injured in Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators , said Wednesday morning he is ready to play in Game 4. Read More »

Bulls early surprise of playoffs after taking 2 at Boston

Rondo and played through it, but X-rays later revealed the fracture, which won't require surgery. As a result, the Bulls will take the floor tonight for Game 3 in the United Center missing a player who has been pivotal in their 2-0 series edge over the Celtics. Read More »

Klopp: Injuries may have cost Liverpool title

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Jurgen Klopp's side are on a seven match unbeaten run that includes five wins and has lifted them up to third place in the Premier League. "We will see how we go without him on Sunday". Liverpool's goals against column in the league standings now reads 40 - more than relegation-threatened Middlesbrough - and Klopp wants to fix his leaky defence next season. Read More »

Rajon Rondo injury: Chicago Bulls announce guard out indefinitely with fractured thumb

The Bulls have been great through two games but their role players are playing otherworldly. The Celtics spent the first two games searching for answers, and they looked disorganized. He just missed out on his 11th play-off triple-double, finishing with 11 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds. Not exactly solving the problem. Forget rebounding! Just outscore those darned Bulls! Is it the Heat's former "Big Three" of Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh? Knowing they had no chance of beating ... Read More »

Kevin Durant Could Be Held Out Of Game 2 With Calf Strain

Instead, in their 110-81 win on Wednesday night, the Warriors won with sturdy defense and shocking production from the center position. This year's Golden State Warriors team is definitely built for a deep postseason run. "Let's see what happens", he said. Rookie Patrick McCaw earned his first playoff start in place of Durant and had nine points and five rebounds. Another player or two is going to have to step up and help McCollum and Lillard shoulder the load offensively if they're ... Read More »

Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils

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George finished with 36 points, but 21 of them came in the second quarter alone. Shumpert picked up a foul guarding George in his first 30 seconds on the floor before knocking down a 3-pointer from the corner, forcing in coach Nate McMillan to call time. Read More »

Good squad but pressure on Lions: Hansen

But you have got to be right". He said Lions teams which had performed well had the advantage of having some time together before the first test came around. He made his Test debut for Ireland in 2016 after becoming eligible to play for them in October 2015. "You have got to play our game". "It used to be the home team didn't get the players to a few days before the game". Read More »

José Mourinho running out of options after latest Manchester United injuries

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Thursday's progress to the Europa League semi-finals came at a cost as both Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo suffered nasty-looking injuries during the 2-1 extra-time win over Anderlecht. Ibrahimovic has defied many doubters since joining on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain past year, scoring 28 goals and inspiring United to victory in the League Cup. Read More »

Mariners, Marlins Honor Ichiro Suzuki Through Double Bobblehead Giveaway

Until that point, three Marlins pitchers had combined to hold the Mariners hitless through 8 1/3 innings of an eventual 5-0 Mariners loss. Chen walked two and struck out two in the win - his second of the season. He managed to keep the no-no intact in the seventh and preserved his shutout despite allowing two baserunners in the frame. More and more, it looked like the Mariners were about to be no-hit for the first time since Philip Humber's flawless game in 2012. Read More »

Montreal Canadiens ready for must-win Game 6 against New York Rangers

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Five games have changed that. The 25-year-old forward would spend almost his entire career with Chicago, going pro with the Central Division club in 2011 and winning two Stanley Cups in the process. The Rangers were right behind with 48. Jesper Fast and Brady Skjei replied for the Rangers. "I played a year ago in the Pittsburgh series and that was a much more up-and-down-type, offensive-type series". Read More »

Guardiola understands if City owners are not happy

Arsenal are not heading into Sunday's FA Cup semi-final clash against Manchester City at peak confidence, manager Arsene Wenger has admitted. Gabriel Jesus is set to make an early return from injury for Pep Guardiola's side following a broken foot. Read More »

FA Cup won't decide my fate, says Wenger

We think it's a very simple fracture which doesn't need any surgery at all, hopefully he'll be back in July for normal training. "But we need patience". City are one of the clubs that have been linked with the 28-year-old and while Guardiola has never indicated any interest, he does think rival clubs will be watching developments closely. Read More »

Khan eyes warm-up bout as Pacquiao contest is delayed

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Pacman To Travel to Brisbane in Defense of WBO Welterweight Title Against Australia's Undefeated No. 2 World-Rated Contender Horn Saturday, July 1 at Suncorp Stadium LAS VEGAS, NEV. 'That was my main reason for trying to get a tune-up fight before Ramadan b ecause it's responded so well to some hard sparring day after day. I never thought Pacquiao would still be around when I got my world title shot. Read More »

Thunder F Gibson providing scoring help for Westbrook

Westbrook (32 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists) became the first player since Jason Kidd in 2002 to record back-to-back triple-doubles in the playoffs, but it was "the others" that helped the Thunder build a double-digit lead in the first quarter. Read More »

With Loss To Pittsburgh, Blue Jackets End Playoff Run

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We need to get the puck up to them more in the first and hope to take a lead. "We love their ability to respond to the adversity we face or the challenges we face throughout the course of a game, throughout the course of a series". He capped off the first round with 49 saves en route to the Penguins' series-clinching win in Game 5. Taking that final step has been a hard process during the Crosby era in Pittsburgh . Read More »

Real Madrid beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Champions League quarterfinals

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Bayern also have selection headaches for the game in Spain. The braces saw Ronaldo reach 100 goals in Europe. It's not easy to play here against a team like Bayern. "Cristiano was unhappy because he couldn't score a third, that's how ambitious he is", Zidane told reporters. That is his ambition. We are taking it game by game. Read More »

Wenger: We Must Respond Quickly

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Fans also turned on the players during the game, chanting: " You're not fit to wear the shirt " as they offered little resistance against Palace. I don't think the fans are split, more of them want change. They need to start smelling the coffee and seeing what Arsenal are. Hopefully we haven't been dragged straight back into it, but judging on that performance tonight, it looks like we have. Read More »

Muller: It was 10 against 14 at Real Madrid

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The Germans were winning 1-0 at the Allianz Arena in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final before Ronaldo popped up with two goals meaning Real Madrid took a 2-1 lead back to the Bernabeu. "I think we played the game very well, we deserved more". Ronaldo hailed manager Zinedine Zidane's repeated fearless decisions to rest him throughout the course of the campaign for his upturn in form at the most crucial part of the season. Read More »

QB Trubisky still serious candidate for Browns at No. 1

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There was a report a week or two ago that there was "discord" within the front office over which direction the organization should take with the first-overall pick, but vice president of football operations Sashi Brown downplayed that narrative recently with reporters while discussing the draft. Read More »

Falcons new stadium target date pushed back to August 26

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Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m. kickoffs. The university will host its first football game of the season against Tennessee State University on August 31 to kick off the latest incarnation of the former Olympic venue. Cannon said Atlanta United officials continued to list July 30 as the planned first game at the stadium until the need for a delay became certain. Read More »

San Jose Sharks: First round playoff preview

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The Oilers will face the San Jose Sharks in round one of the postseason tournament and the team released the final batch of playoff tickets to the public at 10 a.m. Typically - the last couple of seasons at least - one of the most mentioned teams. But even the captain saw a drop in production from last season by 10 points, which was a theme up and down the Sharks' lineup. Read More »

Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis

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For most of the regular season, Henrik Lundqvist wasn't doing what he usually did for the New York Rangers, which is make his team look better than it is. The captain drops 'em: If Emelin scoring the first goal seemed improbable, what were the chances of Max Pacioretty having a fight? The trio is generating offensive chances - Weber has eight shot attempts in the two losses in Games 4 and 5, Pacioretty has seven shots on goal and an additional 16 attempts, and Galchenyuk has three shots on ... Read More »

Jazz rule out Rudy Gobert for Game 3 against Clippers

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The Jazz will look to try to combat the Clippers' aggressive offensive attack around the rim, which will continue to be hard without Gobert. Los Angeles stormed to a 12-point lead in the first quarter, reeling off the kind of dunks that earned the team's Lob City moniker years ago. Read More »

David Moyes turns to Victor Anichebe to rescue Sunderland from relegation

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United manager made a number of changes to his starting XI, replacing David de Gea with Sergio Romero in goal and Matteo Darmian came in place of Antonio Valencia at right back. "Kevin Phillips has been working at Leicester, Derby and other clubs, and he's absolutely adored at Sunderland - I don't see why we don't go down that avenue". Read More »

Jordan Zimmermann: Jordan Zimmermann gives up five runs in loss

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Boyd didn't allow a hit until the sixth inning, exiting only because of an elevated pitch count. Justin Haley worked the final 3 1/3 innings to earn his first career save, striking out six. Then he was off to give blood during one of the several random drug tests he'll be subjected to during the season. For just the second time since 1913, the Tigers have homered in each of their first seven games. Read More »