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by | May 12, 2017 | 16:07

Now, the competition could be his saviour. He said: "The Arsenal fans are happy and I'm happy for them". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he was "surprised" by the lack of animosity between his side and Manchester United compared to previous editions of the rivalry.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:43

The defeat marked the first time United have conceded more than once in a league game since that hammering by Chelsea. I left Highbury, they were crying. The manager, however, stated that he was pleased with the performance although the same could not be said about the result. On Friday, Mourinho said he still expected whatever team he put out to "fight", but added: "It's impossible not to rest players.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:45

Wenger has only won once from 10 trips to the Potteries as Arsenal manager and could be without Laurent Koscielny (calf) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) at the weekend. Personally, I didn't see any incident where he had to stop for a sprint, it was more fatigue. "Does Koscielny come back or not?" Thankfully the injury isn't serious and the French worldwide was able to take part in training on Tuesday so Wenger says the centre-back now has a chance to return to the squad tomorrow.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:44

The Warriors have outscored their playoff opponents by 17.4 points per 100 possessions in going 8-0 through the first two rounds, but these are the Spurs. The Rockets' season is over and many people will only remember it by this one tragedy of an exit. If the San Antonio Spurs don't have Leonard, it should be obvious the Spurs won't win anything.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:11

Weekly stories linking him with Inter Milan, which on Tuesday fired coach Stefano Pioli, might be wide of the mark despite the Italian team's Chinese owners reportedly offering 12 million euros ($13 million) a year. These are moments that you understand you can fight for the title, but to win it or not? "(But) I saw my team improving game by game and step by step".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:23

Curry and Durant answered with back-to-back 3-pointers. "Give Utah credit: they were physical with us tonight", Warriors acting head coach Mike Brown said. "I said Bennie [Adams], that's bulls--", Green revealed. I didn't mind if we just moved on with the play. They overcame another sluggish start to take their first lead of the series into halftime, then stretched it to nine in the third quarter with a flurry of some of their best two-way play all season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:48

First of all, will Conte want to continue at Chelsea? "Then the future is important". In his first season in English football, Conte has eclipsed Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp, four coaches who are all paid higher salaries.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:45

FootballScoop.com reports Montgomery delivered the flawless #ScholarshipAlert to Tia Chapman, the mother of defensive end Kiante Anderson, a Greenville, N.C., native. "I was just talking about this last night; I was just praying about it last night because he needed it". With the announcement not made official, Montgomery chose to make the day of not just Anderson, but his mother, too.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:14

Hazard acknowledges that breaking Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long dominance will be far from easy, but is adamant that he does not necessarily have to move to La Liga to fulfil his own personal ambition. Hazard narrowly missed out on the PFA Player of the Year award to team-mate N'Golo Kante last week but the winger has been instrumental once again to Chelsea's success.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:15

Three cricket bookies were arrested andwith Rs 40 lakhs and several mobile phones were also recovered. Earlier on Thursday, UP Police had arrested three persons from Kanpur involved in illegal betting during the match. Police told the BBC that the men had contact with low-level staff at Green Park stadium to obtain information about the condition of the pitch. Two people were arrested from a room on the 17th floor of the city's only five-star hotel, which is located near to the stadium.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:48

John Gibson made 27 saves. The night got off to an unusual start when the microphone failed to work as Canadian country singer Brett Kissel came out to sing the US anthem, decked out in an Oilers jersey and guitar. It means they have a 2-0 lead, which beats the alternative. With Anaheim leading 4-3, Gibson made several big saves late in the second period and early in third to keep the Oilers from tying the game.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:49

Among those are Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins, the team's underachieving first- and second-round draft picks in 2015. The Packers second selection of the fourth round (134th overall) was BYU running back Jamaal Williams. A second fifth rounder was the second running back taken, Aaron Jones from the University of Texas-El Paso. "I did the [stadium] tours when I was younger", Biegel said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:02

His stated reason for missing Saturday night's game was a migraine headache, and the Mets weren't necessarily convinced, so they sent representatives to knock on his door. On the other hand, Harvey has also struggled on the field while certainly not helping his case off of it. This has been a vicious cycle of bad decisions and entitlement from Harvey for the last couple of seasons.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:56

Imagine that one of Ted Leonsis' pixelites called the boss just after the Washington Capitals' 5-2 Game 6 win Monday night in Pittsburgh. The victor advances to the Eastern Conference final to face the New York Rangers or Ottawa. Braden Holtby made 16 saves for the Capitals. Marc-Andre Fleury stoned Ovechkin early, and the Penguins ripped off four goals in the first 23 minutes and never looked back.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:36

The All-Star led the Celtics to a first-round win over Chicago in a haze after learning the day before that series began that his younger sister, Chyna Thomas, had died in a auto accident outside of his native Tacoma, Washington. The Gazette reports that the Falcons are scheduled to fly to Washington, D.C., on Monday and meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:22

Real needed a stoppage time equaliser en route to beating Atletico in the 2014 final, scored a late victor in the quarter-finals a year later and edged last season's final between the two on a penalty shootout. "We'll have to be focused for next Wednesday's game". He didn't come back on for the second half, being replaced by Nacho. "To score three goals and, most importantly in a (two-legged) tie, keep a clean sheet at home is very important".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:05

He went 0-4 with a 4.88 ERA in eight appearances (six starts) for the Rockies previous year. Hoffman (1-0) allowed three runs over 5 1/3 efficient innings after being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque earlier in the day. Dodgers pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke hit a solo homer in the fifth off Hoffman. The Dodgers homed in on Hoffman in the sixth, with Cody Bellinger ripping a double and Chase Utley following with a run-scoring triple.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:52

Antonio Conte has insisted that achieving success is much more important to him than money . 'It's normal to have a lot of speculation around my players and the coaches, different coaches, so it's important not to lose the concentration'.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:32

Whilst every match so far has been a blowout, the loss of Nene was definitely noticeable in Game 5 . "But we've got one more to get". Already playing without point guard Tony Parker , who was lost for the remainder of the postseason when he ruptured a left quadriceps tendon in Game 2 , the Silver and Black appeared out of options against the explosive Rockets.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:17

Smith rolled in from three feet at the par-five 18th to secure victory over Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown at TPC Louisiana, after the two teams had exchanged pars over the first three sudden death holes. Kisner chipped in for eagle from almost 95 feet, lifting himself and teammate Scott Brown into a Monday playoff with Blixt and Smith. But, in the end, lining up a winning putt - with $1.02 million and 400 FedExCup points on the line for each winning player - wasn't much easier.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:31

Bradley scored a playoff career-high 29 points, and the Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 123-101 to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. During the Game 3 loss to the Washington Wizards in the second round of the playoffs, Thomas was caught on video saying, "I will f-k you up, and you know that", to a fan, per ESPN .

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:51

There were, however, more twists left in the game and the Spanish side were level on the night with five minutes remaining after a cross from the right was glanced home smartly by Roncaglia. "I didn't see the red card incident but Eric Bailly was phenomenal", the coach said. "Some kept control better than others", Mourinho said. "We have three league matches to play".

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:51

Skysources reported in early April that talks were at a standstill, with the player not satisfied with the terms offered to him by the east London club - but he is now understood to be earning around £70,000 per week. "Hopefully I can keep pushing on and doing even better". His position divides fans, but he is still a cult figure having played for the club - and is respected for keeping them afloat during a turbulent move from their famous old Upton Park ground.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:00

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was fined $25,000 (23,000 euros) by the National Basketball Association on Wednesday for making a profane remark at a heckler during a playoff game at Washington . I think it's entirely possible that neither conference final, no matter who challenges the Warriors or Cavs, gets to six games and we'll be left with days to wait around for the only championship series fans want and deserve.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:55

Italian news agency Ansa reported that the explosion was caused by a "rudimentary device" placed between two cars in a auto park near the post office in Marmorata street. It is reported that the blast occurred during business hours in the parking area of the post office with the bomb being placed between two parked cars.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:12

Trump's explanation, though, put him back in the position of power but had undermined the accounts of his senior staff. "That is not accurate", McCabe said in response to a senator's question. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe has agreed to refrain from updating the White House about an investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:35

Joined by captain Glenn Maxwell (47 off 21), the second wicket partnership flourished to 63 in no time as the Australian meted out special treatment to Karn and veteran offie Harbhajan Singh, clobbering the spinners for five sixes in consecutive overs.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:27

Collins choked up when describing a text message Harvey received from Bartolo Colon , a highly respected former teammate now with the Atlanta Braves. "I told him he needs to make baseball number one". "People forget fast", another of the executives said. According to NY tabloids, the reason he stayed out carousing until the wee hours Friday night was because he was still distraught after seeing photos of his presumed girlfriend, Adriana Lima , out with a former flame, Patriots wide ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:01

One of the most coveted frontiers left in athletics was approached so tantalizingly close early Saturday but not broken, with Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge covering a full marathon course in two hours and 24 seconds. But his time of two hours and 25 seconds meant he narrowly missed out on his bold attempt to break the two-hour barrier. Tadese finished the race in 2:06.51 and Desisa in 2:14.10.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:14

Despite leading the opening stages of the race with relative comfort, an extended first tyre stint from Vettel put the championship leader in the fight for first place in the final few laps. "Ultimately I just was not quick enough". When the five red lights went out at Sochi, it was Bottas who managed to leap into the lead and eventually pull clear of Vettel.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:18

Maria Sharapova says she would "play in the juniors if I have to" in order to compete at the French Open and Wimbledon, but has no interest in building bridges with her rivals after making her comeback from a doping ban. She dropped only two points on serve in the rest of the match and closed out the win on Vinci's serve to go 13-1 for the Stuttgart tournament after winning it three times on four appearances.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:58

The event was headlined by a heavyweight slugfest between undefeated IBF titleholder Anthony Joshua and former divisional king Wladimir Klitschko. Just five years removed from winning an Olympic gold medal in London, Joshua stopped a fighter who dominated the heavyweight division for almost a decade.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:50

The Raptors' DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points, but was unable to overturn a 2-0 deficit. Instead, DeRozan had 36 points through three quarters, and the Cavs were ahead by two going to the fourth. If they'd been able to hit a 3 (they were 0-for-12 before nailing their first one late in the third), Toronto might have been able to score at least a TKO.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:30

Parker collapsed to the court in agony during the fourth quarter of the Spurs' series-levelling win over the Rockets on Wednesday. Houston's sharp Game 1 effort was a stunner and the Rockets couldn't stay in the follow-up contest with star point guard James Harden suffering through a 3-of-17 shooting performance while scoring just 13 points.

by | May 12, 2017 | 13:02

Everyone on the course is now wearing eau de barbeque, the new fragrance of the week. TPC Sawgrass was designed in the late 70's and ushered in the modern golf course era - ones designed for fans and players alike. "I played some good golf out there and unfortunately not on the last two", Scott said after settling for a 70. He was unable to take it to the course and resolved to head to the range to work out the kinks before the second round.