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by | April 25, 2017 | 15:55

The former has already stated that he will leave Goodison Park at the end of the season and Conte may have to part with around £80M to bring the Belgian global back to Stamford Bridge. "These are two different competitions and we have six games to go". Defender Gary Cahill is Chelsea's only doubt for the Saints clash. Cesc Fabregas called Hazard the second-best player in the world, ability wise, after Chelsea's win over Spurs at Wembley.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:53

DeRozan missed all eight of his field goal attempts and scored just eight points in Toronto's 27-point Game Three loss but scored 21 points in the first half on Saturday and made 12-of-22 shots. "[ LaMarcus Aldridge ] contested it very, very well, and it went down". He also grabbed eight rebounds and six steals. In 46 minutes played, Gasol had 16 points on 5-of-12 shooting along with 12 rebounds and four assists.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:50

Wenger responded to Arsenal's 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace by switching formations to a 3-4-2-1, playing with a three-man back line for the first time in his 21-year reign as Gunners boss. "To know that we can win again away from home is important because traditionally we are a team who has made good results away from home", Wenger added.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:49

The Golden State Warriors (67-15) will try to finish a clean sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers (41-41) when the teams clash in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Monday. The Blazers went easily on Monday night in Portland, but their star point guard didn't. Curry and Durant had nearly the exact same scoring average, though Durant took almost two fewer shots per game.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:49

The Gunners have, however, reached the FA Cup final after beating Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday. "I believe I can recover very well by Thursday and should be 100 per cent for the game", said the Brazil worldwide, whose compatriot Gabriel Jesus could enjoy his first action since suffering a broken metatarsal in February when United visit.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:44

A top achievement for the coach, the players and the club. "I think this season it's very important to understand that it's not always about who spends more money who wins", said Conte. But the Blues were only the Premier League's third-highest spenders last summer, with Manchester City (£174.05m) and Manchester United (£149.55m) both struggling to secure Champions League qualification despite significantly greater investment.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:40

Tomas Berdych defeated 39-year-old Tommy Haas 3-6 6-1 6-4 while Lucas Pouille and Pablo Carreno Busta also won. Still, Nadal avoided a season-spoiling upset by sealing up the third set to win 6-0, 5-7, 6-3. "It's great to overcome the big challenge presented to me, with this kind of win, even though I haven't played the way I wanted", a relieved Djokovic said.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:24

Sane and Aguero scored the remaining two goals and Guardiola praised his skipper for the opener. But on the night, his performance was praised by Guardiola, who faced the inevitable question about Kompany's possible transfer away from the club.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:15

MacArthur, who returned for four regular-season games and earlier in the series celebrated his comeback with his first goal in two years, sent a Bobby Ryan rebound past Tuukka Rask for the victor. Also, the Senators got their best players going. "It was a hard-fought series and just didn't go our way". In fact, Boston scored its first goal of the series in the first period when Stafford fired a blast by Anderson high on the stick side from the circle at 18:13.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:08

BOSTON (AP) - Bobby Ryan scored on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime, and the Ottawa Senators recovered after giving up a three-goal lead to beat the Boston Bruins to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. (And it's) just because the stakes are higher. So everything is magnified, that's all. He said no and recalled a conversation with Babcock as Toronto was pushing for a post-season berth.

by | April 25, 2017 | 15:02

Meanwhile, Kane and Alli were among four Spurs players who were named in the PFA Premier League team of the year, alongside full-backs Walker and Danny Rose. 'I am sure in the summer he will look also across Europe for players to improve the squad, but also I expect him to look in The Premier League as well .

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:46

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird did exactly that when he showed up at the NBA's headquarters in NY on Monday to deliver the team's 2021 All-Star Game bid. Houston, Orlando, and a number of other cities are expected to make bids for the 2020 and 2021 games, along with Indiana. The NBA moved the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina to New Orleans in response to the state's "bathroom bill." .

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:37

RCB did a fantastic job by restricting the hosts to 131 and it looked RCB could comfortably win the match. KKR were dented having lost the in-form Robin Uthappa leg-before to Badree, and they needed Yusuf Pathan and another batsman with runs behind him, Manish Pandey to revive them.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:36

He watched Game 3 Saturday from his hotel room with his son. It's just discomfort and pain and it's no fun. It was announced a few hours before Game 3 that he would stay back at the team hotel. Durant, who played in Game 1 before sitting out Games 2 and 3 due to a calf strain, is sidelined largely for precautionary reasons. He himself was named the league's Coach of the Year in 2009 when Cleveland finished with 66 wins.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:36

Kante won the title with Leicester City in his only season at the club following his £5.6m arrival from Caen last season. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte sings the praises of N'Golo Kante after he took home the PFA Player of the Year award. Chelsea are four points clear at the top of the Premier League with just six games to play and marched into the FA Cup final after defeated Tottenham at the weekend.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:30

MacArthur, 32, said he doubted at times that he would be ready to return. "I think for the young guys it's definitely a great experience and something you can't buy and I know it's going to go a long way for next year". "I'm just happy they went in". Stevens was the Kings' interim head coach for four games early in the 2011-12 season after Terry Murray was sacked and before the hiring of Sutter, who became the winningest coach in Kings history.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:28

While the first video takes you back to 2005 when Messi scored his first goal for Barca, the second video captures Ronaldinho, Sergio Aguero and Andres Iniesta paying a tribute to the best footballer in the world. But Zidane was doing what he thought was the right thing and the kind of thing we ask for in the biggest games of the year. Up - Ter Stegen made 12 saves, the highest tally for a Barca 'keeper in a La Liga game since the 2003/04 season.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:27

They will now likely do so without Kerr on the bench. Golden State is 70-15 overall, 32-10 on the road and 42-40-3 against the spread . "He's picked them up here in the last couple of games just with his energy and spirit". "It's what they do. They showed their championship pedigree", Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. "We're all thinking about coach and wishing that he gets better".

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:26

However, the striker has still proven he is more than prolific in England's top flight and could possibly do better than sixth placed Ligue 1 team Marseille. When asked if he was looking at transfer targets for the summer, Wenger said: "Yes, of course". He made his decision and I respect that. "He (Vardy) would have been one of the strikers we would have had available and you can't guarantee that (he would have been our main striker) when you move to a big club".

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:20

Tsotsobe is the seventh player and fourth former worldwide implicated in the investigation into attempted fixing in the 2015 Ram Slam tournament. Tsotsobe is the seventh man to be charged by CSA following a lengthy investigation, with the likes of former Test players Thami Tsolekile and Alviro Petersen among the previous six, for a range of offences.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:18

Williams was engaged to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian , at the end of previous year and, if she is already 20 weeks pregnant, was expecting during her record-breaking run at the Australian Open , where she won her 23rd Major title without dropping a set.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:50

Jim Adduci had three hits and two RBI on the day he arrived from Triple-A Toledo, and Alex Avila hit a two-run homer for the Tigers . "I was pitching great, the plan was working", Darvish said through an interpreter. Starlin Castro added a three-run shot of his own and Aaron Judge hit his team-high sixth home run for NY. Michael Tonkin came out for the 6th inning, gave up a single and a walk, but then struck out the next two batters.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:43

The Cleveland Cavaliers over-came a bout of fourth quarter jitters to take a grip of their National Basketball Association playoff series against the Indiana Pacers on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as San Antonio seized control of their duel with Memphis.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:40

The Golden State Warriors announced Kevin Durant is available to play in Game 4 Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. Warriors Look To Close Out Blazers Monday / Into boxing as well? Kerr said he will not coach the team during Monday's Game 4 and will be out indefinitely until his health status improves.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:39

According to SF Gate , it is very likely that, with a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State might not want to bring Kevin Durant back until the Western Conference semifinals. "At the end of the day, we've still got games to play", Lillard said. Golden State's players praised Brown for stepping into a lead role with short notice.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:37

The Warriors stoked the margin to 24 points at intermission. McGee contributed a few back-breaking slam dunks that energized his fellow Warriors . They will need more from Nurkic and Maurice Harkless as the two starting big men for the Blazers managed just three total points n 1-7 shooting.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:34

Warrior coach Steve Kerr , still ailing from the effects of back problems, watched the game on television from the team's locker room. Will the Golden State Warriors close out their NBA Playoffs series with the Portland Trail Blazers when the two meet in Game 4 tonight at 10:30PM ET? The former Chicago Bulls point guard missed 43 games last season because of back surgery complications and a spinal fluid leak.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:33

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte deflected criticism away from his players following their 2-0 defeat to Manchester United by claiming the loss was his fault. "A lot has been said about how we want to finish fourth but I am that kind of person who wants to achieve more than that". "They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation".

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:25

Gareth Bale limped out of Real Madrid's 3-2 El Clasico defeat to Barcelona on Sunday. A win for the home side would have virtually assured them the league title with five matches left to play, and as early as the first minute there was controversy as Ral Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo went down after a challenge from Samuel Umtiti in the Barcelona penalty area.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:19

The Thunder said Westbrook joined Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to claim three consecutive playoff triple doubles. Ouch. Steven Adams and the Oklahoma City Thunder did so much right in their pivotal game four against the Houston Rockets on Monday (NZT), yet find themselves in a 3-1 hole as the National Basketball Association first-round playoff series heads back to Texas.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:11

You want to see ecstasy? "We were allowed to play in the second and third (periods), we were a better team", Pastrnak said. Karlsson then made a nifty play at the blue line to keep the puck in but didn't get an assist as Brassard took a pass from Ryan and made it 2-0 with his 20th career playoff goal.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:04

Speaking before serving as a celebrity waiter at a fundraiser for Ben's Fund - a foundation created by Seahawks general manager John Schneider and his wife, Traci, that supports families with autistic kids - Ifedi said the team discussed the idea with him shortly after the end of last season.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:02

The Cavaliers' big three have combined for 89 points as Cleveland took a 2-0 playoff series lead over the Indiana Pacers. Game three is on Friday morning (AEST). We got in the bonus early and we just kept going to it. Officials had shown "disrespect" to his team, Fizdale added. Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:59

Thames would come back to homer in the 2nd inning, a two-run shot that just went over the left field fence. Later in the inning, Perez hit a three-run shot to put Milwaukee in front 4-0. Garza singled in a run in the third after Perez's RBI double. On Saturday, Thames was hitting.379 with a.463 on-base percentage, a.897 slugging percentage, and eight home runs to his name.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:55

I am very proud for the players. Hours before Arsenal ended Pep Guardiola's chances of winning a trophy in his first season in England, United's win at Burnley moved them to within a point of City in the Premier League table, meaning a win this week would see them overtake their neighbours as both look to secure a top four finish.