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by | May 28, 2017 | 12:36

Proteas skipper said that the umpire did not change the ball during their match against England is a proof that there was no tampering. De Kock was to prove key after South Africa were reduced to 93 for two in the 17th over of their chase.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:54

We had a bit more possession after 15, 20 minutes or so. Marouane Fellaini has always been known a force to be dealt with in the air and, on Wednesday night in the Europa League final , he showed just how dominant he can be. "We will learn a lot from it and we will become stronger, and, if we can keep this squad together, we will be stronger next season, for sure". Rooney is the record goalscorer for both England and Manchester United and insists he can still have a big impact if he ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:56

The contrast between the Chelsea of last season and the Antonio Conte side going for a league and cup "double" is vast; and Luiz has been such an important par of the transformation, becoming a pivotal cog in Conte's 3-4-3 formation. "But it's OK. God has given me a lot so I'm very happy with this". "To find the right solution quickly is not easy". If you start to think that this player will miss the next game, it is not important.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:03

He knows since March who I want, what I want and how much I want", Mourinho told Sky Sports in Monaco, where he will be watching Sunday's Formula One race. "I chose to come here because of what the club is". I knew it might be a little harder here to play a lot. His consistency in the Europa League, where he kept eight clean sheets in 12 games, was a rare instance in which he replicated his prominent role for Argentina, where he is the most capped goalkeeper in the team's history, at club ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:22

There are a lot of interesting storylines to look at in the 2017 NBA Finals , so let's dive right in with our Cavaliers-Warriors preview. It wasn't until Pacquiao aged and lost a step that Mayweather finally came to terms with the long-overdue bout.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:27

For the National Basketball Association, it's a first, as even the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers didn't meet in The Finals three straight years in the 1960s or 1980s. "It's the worst part of the year, being eliminated, falling short", said Jae Crowder. James finished the night with 5,995 playoff points, topping Jordan's mark of 5,987.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:11

Djokovic was speaking after his defeat to Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open as the young Russian clinched an impressive 6-4 6-3 victory. "He's going to stay only to a certain time, and then we'll see after that what's going to happen". Agassi's formative influences stretch back through the decades to champions such as his former brother-in-law Pancho Gonzalez and Bjorn Borg as well as assorted other world-class professionals.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:16

Then they outlasted - in another seven games - a Senators team that seemed to have everything going for them. Chris Kunitz scored his second goal of the game at 5:09 in double overtime to send the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Stanley Cup Finals with a thrilling 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game Seven of their Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:28

According to the Daily Mail , Rooney has big-money offers from China but wants to return to Everton , 13 years after leaving them for Manchester United . "There are a lot of emotions but I think you have to take those emotions and turn them into a positive". Previous year with Louis [van Gaal] I played [10] games, I felt good and so I thought I could be important for the team in those moments despite not playing a lot.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:28

So thanks to my team-mates. David Beckham is a Manchester United legend, a general icon and role model and he pretty much summed up what the win meant to the city while at the same time reminding that sport isn't the be all and end all.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:50

I think we will use it as fuel. "We're definitely disappointed. I felt like if we weren't, it would be a problem", Bradley said . "They just stayed resilient all year, got to the playoffs, and we really stepped our game up", he said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:51

Chelsea players will wear black armbands at the FA Cup final, while the club will be making a donation to the fund supporting the survivors and families of those killed in the attack. Sutton thinks that the gesture was over-the-top but praised the playing career of his former club's most successful ever captain. "After that Arsenal defeat, I was angry", said Conte.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:48

He set the record for points in the National Basketball Association playoffs, surpassing Michael Jordan , which everyone knows means quite a lot to the legacy-focused James . Kevin Love added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in the postseason. Boston lost all three games at home in this series, and never had a lead at any point in any of those games.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:09

Congress asks: Are federal employees overpaid? Battered by criticism from furious Arsenal fans who called for his resignation throughout a troubled season, Wenger was finally able to celebrate as he won the FA Cup for a record seventh time.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:14

May 27 If it does transpire that Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea was manager Arsene Wenger's final game in charge it will have been a memorable way to sign off. Conte's men were second best in an opening period that was just four minutes old when Sanchez charged down a clearance. Chelsea were clearly shellshocked after the goal and so almost conceded a second as Sanchez fired just over the bar after picking up a Danny Welbeck pass.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:21

Teams only go through a quick safety and fuel cell check prior to practice, though they can voluntarily go through any of the four technical areas, so many don't know they're out of compliance until they're trying to get on the track for qualifying.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:27

The after effects will be felt for a long time to come but United provided a cathartic, if only temporary, release on Wednesday, winning the Europa League as goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a 2-0 victory. Now, Jose Mourinho has revealed that he doesn't think that they will sign the player this coming summer. "We feel a bit proud to have done that".

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:24

And if Warriors-Cavaliers goes as expected, he'll be beating the Cavaliers while they're busy paying him. "I'll just leave it at that". "To me, it's bigger than that". Gilbert fired him after 9 1/2, despite a 272-138 mark. Car Flag Friday The Warriors will once again hold "Car Flag Friday" where fans can receive a complimentary Warriors car flag, while supplies last, at the Warriors Team Store at Oracle Arena (7000 Coliseum Way) on Friday, May 26 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:50

So, as a Chelsea fan, I want to say at the bottom of my heart, thank you, Mr. John Terry , you were our Captain, Leader, Legend, and always will be. Apparently, if you've been around 22 years, you are above reproach for stopping a competitive Premier League fixture for three minutes to get a personal send off, having organised with the other team to stop the game for you.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:39

The Nigerian worldwide was sent off in the 68th minute of the defeat after receiving a second yellow card for diving. An embarrassing 10-2 drubbing by Bayern Munich in the first knockout round of this season's Champions League prompted renewed calls for the 67-year-old Frenchman to retire.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:44

Manchester United's Europa League win on Wednesday night was the first in the club's illustrious and trophy-laden history. "It's been a long season, we've played a lot of games". Obviously I am happy to be part of that [Europa League win] and in some way help the club win trophies, and that is the way it's been over the last 18 months and previous year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:46

United saw the match out from there, with Mourinho giving Wayne Rooney a final bow with the club, bringing him on for the final minutes of the match. MM went to Bierkeller in the Printworks to interview United and City fans alike as Manchester came together in a show of defiance in the face of adversity.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:00

Both sides and the crowd in the Friends Arena observed a one-minute silence for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack on Monday night. "When I feel that people trust me, I'm prepared to do everything", Fellaini told Belgian paper hln.be .

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:08

Despite Arsenal's poor season and the fact the Gunners haven't mounted a serious title challenge since they last won the league, in 2004, Wenger believes the levels of vitriol aimed in his direction has been unacceptable. Victor Moses was sent off after 68 minutes, receiving his second booking for simulation in the penalty area, but Diego Costa equalised before Aaron Ramsey headed home a 79th-minute winner.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:42

England had slumped to 198 for five but Morgan's sixth-wicket stand of 117 with fellow left-hander Moeen Ali, who made a dashing unbeaten 77 on his return, turned the tide. Meanwhile, England will assess Ben Stokes on Thursday and on Friday before deciding whether to use him in Saturday's one-day worldwide against South Africa at Southampton.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:57

They've united and responded. "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". "I'm proud to have won seven of these cups". Chelsea skipper John Terry, who will leave the club at the end of the season after 22 years, said that anything other than a win would tarnish their achievements.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:51

The 26-year-old also scored the decisive goal in the 2014 final victory over Hull. In a frantic opening at Wembley Stadium, Sanchez put Arsenal ahead in controversial fashion as, after his strike was initially ruled out by the linesman for an offside from Aaron Ramsey in the build-up, referee Taylor chose to overrule his assistant.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:45

It was Arsene Wenger's 7th FA Cup win, a record, and after all the bullshit he has been through and the abuse he has taken from his own fans over the past few months, it was his turn to celebrate. "I'm happy for the manager", Ramsey said. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois accepted his team were outplayed by Arsenal in The Emirates FA Cup Final .

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:37

The question is, even as the favorites, what must the Warriors do to exact revenge on King James and the Cavs? Now they meet for the rubber match starting June 1 in Oakland. "I'm just proud of the work we've put in from the beginning of the season", Durant said following the sweep of the Spurs. "Only because I feel we have some unfinished business from last season".

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:51

It was not a dream final for the other Nigerian Victor Moses as he was sent off in the FA Cup final after he received a second booking in the match. After blocking N'Golo Kante's attempted clearance on the edge of Chelsea's box, Sanchez ran through to skewer a shot past Thibaut Courtois , only for an offside flag to be raised against Ramsey.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:52

Arsenal did not buckle though and went back in front when Chelsea's defence went AWOL, allowing Ramsey the freedom of the box to head substitute Olivier Giroud's cut-back past Courtois. "They showed strength and unity", Wenger said, "and we played spectacular football again". After the fatal bombing, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry released a joint statement , expressing how "shocked and saddened" they were by the news.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:47

But for those who want to knock James for not having six titles-yet-know LeBron has two more Finals appearances than Michael and at the age of 32, he doesn't appear to be slowing down. The remarkable numbers that James has posted against the Warriors are expected to continue, but he definitely needs his teammates to step up in a big way for the Cavs to keep a winning pace.

by | May 28, 2017 | 10:38

Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a ideal way to say goodbye having been at the club almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no flawless way". Things went from bad to worse for Chelsea when Moses later collected his second yellow card of the match for diving in the 68th minute and was duly sent off .

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:07

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: "We have a board meeting on Tuesday, and on Wednesday or Thursday it will all be very clear". A mesmerising Arsenal side outplayed the Premier League champions; they should have won be a far greater margin, hitting the woodwork three times; they played like a Wenger side, but one from twelve years ago.

by | May 28, 2017 | 09:59

Wenger is scheduled to meet with the Arsenal board, including Stan Kroneke, next week for talks over his future. "I think our start for sure wasn't good, wasn't good enough", Conte told reporters after Arsenal's 2-1 win over the English Premier League champions.