by | May 27, 2017 | 07:53

On the tightest and most intricate circuit on the Formula One calendar, the four-time champion blitzed around the streets of the Mediterranean principality to clock a best lap in one minute and 12.720 seconds. The good news for Ricciardo is there are similarities between 2016, when he surprised many to claim pole in Monaco , and this year. "It's very important to have good feelings in the vehicle here", said Vettel.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:46

While he may have recovered, there remain significant concerns over his match fitness against the energetic Premier League champions, who scored 85 times in the process of securing a record 30 league victories, particularly given the potential for extra-time.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:21

The Frenchman, whose future will be decided at a board meeting after the game, has been Gunners boss since 1996 but his contract expires this summer. "I don't know [if this will be my last game]", he told reporters . 'If the said champion club is also the current holder of the Football Association Challenge Cup, the previous season's runners-up to the said champion club or such other clubs as the Association may decide'.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:00

Rooney , who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first team football .

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:45

Manchester United built a two-goal lead early in the second half thanks to Henrikh Mkhitaryan's strike from a corner. They join Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea as the only clubs to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:18

Wenger said a lack of Champions League involvement would not have any impact on the quality of players that Arsenal would be able to sign in the close season. Sunderland had threatened twice on the break, through Didier N'Dong and Jermain Defoe, and had a chance to lead straight after half-time from an indirect free-kick six yards out, but Sebastian Larsson scooped into the six-yard box and Arsenal cleared.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:25

In November, Murray became the first British man to reach world No. 1 since the rankings were introduced in 1973. Murray was drawn in the same half as third seed Stan Wawrinka , who he beat in the semi-finals past year, with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic potential last-four opponents in the bottom section.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:39

Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench . They were up by at least 30 points for most of the second half. Minutes after the National Basketball Association announced the three finalists for the MVP award - and James wasn't among them - the Cavaliers star scored 30 points before resting in the fourth quarter.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:54

Harry Kane raced into the lead for the 2016-17 Golden Boot with a four-goal salvo as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in their penultimate English Premier League tie at the King Power Stadium on Thursday. It was the kind of predatory performance that Pochettino believes further enhances Kane's reputation as one of the world's best finishers. "We are so calm about our key players and they are very happy here.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:35

Mumbai Indians (MI) Squad: P Patel, L Simmons, RG Sharma, A Rayudu, K Pollard, K Pandya, H Pandya, K Sharma, M Johnson , L Malinga, J Bumrah . Sunrisers skipper David Warner feels they were 30 runs short of what would have been a defendable score on this wicket.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:57

Jonathan Bernier took over and gave up two goals ( Nashville's third was an empty-netter) and stopped 16 shots in his first appearance in almost two weeks for the Ducks, who already were without 30-goal scorers Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:21

Manchester City also posted a message on Twitter after United's victory which simply said #ACityUnited. "First of all Manchester is a working class city and it has fantastic people there", said the 75-year-old Scot, who began his working life in the Glasgow shipyards.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:52

The manager told us the only thing we could do was to win this for them. Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the goals for Manchester. Speaking after the game, Mourinho said: "If we could, we would obviously change the people's lives for this cup, immediately".

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:17

James began making his presence known early and did a bit of everything. Cavaliers scored 43 points in the first quarter, crushing all dreams of the Celtics fans and players. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James attacks the rim. He even helped coach Cameron's high school football team, and - when he could - took red-eye flights back from the Bay Area to go to Cameron's games this season at Case Western Reserve University.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:21

Isaiah Thomas' 2016-17 season ended a little bit earlier than the rest of his Celtics' teammates, giving him some added time to reflect on his incredible campaign. Likewise, here's Jeff Clark on why this season was an unmitigated success for the Celtics . Just six other players have made it to at least that many in a row, and they all were part of the Celtics' dynasty, which spanned the 1950s into the 1960s.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:24

Avery Bradley's 3-pointer found its way into the hoop with 0.1 seconds left, and for the time being, the Boston Celtics found their way back into the Eastern Conference finals. They played a hell of a game and they took it to us and we weren't able to stop the runs that they made. James said he "didn't have it" in Game 3.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:57

The coach is now on a brief leave of absence from the club . Although the Vikings said in a statement earlier this week that all agreed Zimmer taking "a few weeks" off would be the best path to recovery, Zimmer has indicated it was a more a forced leave of absence, even if he might agree with the sentiment.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:23

He passed Michael Jordan in the third quarter to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer in the playoffs. "I did it just being me. And so, as I told our guys, we made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be".

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:08

LeBron James and company were unbeaten through 10 games before losing to the Celtics on a last-second 3-pointer in Sunday's Game 3 . That the Cavs did, because they seem to thrive on drama. James scored 11 points with six assists in the period and Irving, showing no sign of the twisted left ankle he suffered in the third quarter of game four, scored nine as Cleveland shot 64 percent from the field in the first quarter.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:54

We won for Manchester, we worked for them, for the country. Manchester United definitely lifted three trophies this season. As Mourinho said in his post-match press conference, poets do not win titles. "We knew where they were better than us, we knew where we were better than them, we tried to kill their good qualities and exploit their weaknesses".

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:16

While he had an off game, the entire Penguins team played poorly to lose 5-1 in Game 3. Olli Maatta , Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin gave the Penguins a 3-0 lead before the Senators replied with a Clarke MacArthur goal late in the second period.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:07

Griezmann himself added fuel to those speculations earlier this week by stating his chances of moving to Old Trafford ahead of the 2017-18 campaign are "six out of ten" . Herrera, voted Man of the Match in Thursday's 2-0 Europa League final win over Ajax a week after being named United's Player of the Year, told Cadena Ser : "Griezmann is a brilliant player, a phenomenon".

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:30

Through the first two games of the series, Gibson has seen Nashville fire off 79 shots on goal, the most he's seen in consecutive games all postseason. Pekka Rinne made 22 saves for the Predators . It had been that kind of series for Rinne, who had uncharacteristically struggled in Game 2, allowing four or more goals for the first time in the playoffs.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:23

Outside of the current Cavaliers , who didn't have to overcome anyone by virtue of James heading home, nearly every other champion had to take their lumps, feel the pain of losing and then get back at it. There's notably also another superstar on Golden State's already-loaded roster. The Warriors went 12-0 against the Western Conference in this year's playoffs with an average margin of victory of 16.3 points, per ESPN Stats & Info .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:11

World No. 1 Andy Murray is seeded to face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka in the last four. Andy Murray will face Andrey Kuznetsov in the first round of the French Open . The two were spotted together on the tennis court and the first photos of the stars were published on social media. Djokovic , the defending champion at Roland Garros, named United States legend Agassi as his new coach on Sunday, May 21, just minutes after losing the Rome Masters final to Alexander Zverev .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:13

Roger Federer and Pete Sampras have seven Wimbledon titles, Martina Navratilova nine. If the seedings work out, 2016 runner-up Murray would face Japan's Kei Nishikori in the last eight. Kind of creating a new team, creating a new vibe, it feels exciting", the 30-year-old victor of 12 Grand Slam titles, Djokovic told a news conference.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:09

It is the first time since 1996 that Arsenal have failed to finish in the top four and it remains to be seen how the prospect of Europa League football will affect the squad this summer. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has welcomed support from Alex Ferguson, though he does not expect to match his former rival by reaching 26 years at the Emirates Stadium .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:45

In his game on Thursday against the Boston Celtics, James surpassed Michael Jordan , who held the previous record with 5,987. Game 5 was his 125th career postseason game, while Jordan played 179 playoff games in his career. The Cleveland Cavaliers made history tonight. . The inevitability of this Finals matchup sucked some of the drama and fun out of the postseason so far, but now these two teams are ready to go.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:48

The 41-year-old will have other chances to qualify but his confidence is high after finishing second at the Players Championship a fortnight ago and he wants to strike while the iron is hot. I don't feel I have kicked on from 2012 (his last win) and that's been really disappointing. Aphibarnrat, 27, came into the European Tour's flagship event on the back of a missed cut in the China Open but was quickly out of the blocks with four birdies on the front nine.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:57

After years of limiting how - and how much - players could celebrate following touchdowns, the league made a decision to loosen up its rules, allowing players to again use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around or flap their arms like snow angels on the ground again if they choose.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:20

The United manager said his biggest failing revolved around his difficulties working with players who have "a different mentality to what I have" and that he has to lean on his assistants to try to coax the best out of such players. "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice". We won for Manchester, we worked for them, for the country.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:12

Conte, furious with what he had seen from his side at the Emirates, switched to a 3-4-3 system and the change inspired Chelsea who then went on a 13-game winning run that put them clear at the top. Wenger is in his 21st year at Arsenal . 'We came back to training on Tuesday and we want to get ourselves ready. Kurt Zouma has warned Arsenal that Chelsea are going to Wembley to secure the Double as the Blues look to add to their Premier League crown with the FA Cup trophy on ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:06

But because you want to succeed everywhere you play, it motivates you even further to come back and do particularly well in those places where you haven't done well. "We needed to strengthen our lower middle order contribution". After an incredible run of form in the past year, Kohli's form has slipped. "It's probably an advantage for us that he is playing for Surrey now, not in the IPL on flat wickets, so that he can get used to playing 50-over cricket for Surrey", he added.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:33

However, England bounced back strong, dismissing both the set batsmen in successive overs. South Africa are now ranked number one in ODIs but will come up against an England team that have lost only one series at home, a 3-2 defeat to world champions Australia , since their 2015 World Cup debacle, when they were knocked out in the group stage.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:03

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. Twenty-two people were killed and about 120 more injured when an explosive detonated outside the venue.