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by | May 21, 2017 | 13:20

Conte has used substitutes brilliantly, often bringing on Cesc Fabregas and Willian to close out games, and has been courageous enough to drop John Terry, Costa and Eden Hazard. "It is very hard to find these players with this career". I think maybe to buy a house in Italy. Yes. Chelsea captain John Terry must wait to learn if he will start or be a substitute in his final Stamford Bridge appearance.

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:37

Antonio Conte's men moved on to 90 points with a thrilling win over Watford in midweek so Chelsea will be hoping to finish on 93 with their 27th win from their last 32 games. But, in the present and the future, what you achieved in the past is not important if you are a victor. West Brom have won three of their last five Premier League games against Chelsea at the Hawthorns (D1 L1) - this after losing each of their first five between 2003 and 2011.

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:04

The news of Wenger staying will not be confirmed, until a board meeting after the FA Cup final against champions Chelsea next Sunday. To finish in the top four, they must either better Liverpool's result at home to relegated Middlesbrough or win and hope City lose at Watford by a margin that enables a five-goal swing in goal difference.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:44

Led by the juggernaut that is LeBron James, who was earlier snubbed as a finalist for the regular season Most Valuable Player award , the Cavs swept the Celtics off their home court in emphatic fashion. He scored only two points in 17 minutes, missing all six field-goal attempts, while contributing six assists and three rebounds. The final bet for this game is the Cleveland Cavaliers -8 over the Boston Celtics in Game 3 on Sunday.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:00

The newspaper added that several of Lasorda's former players have been in contact with him at the hospital. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1997, the usual five-year waiting period having been waived when heart problems forced Lasorda into retirement as manager.

by | May 21, 2017 | 14:28

Liverpool: After sitting out the win over West Ham United on Sunday, Roberto Firmino is the big doubt for the Reds, meaning Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi may continue up front. Boss Jurgen Klopp has tried his best to play down the visit of Boro , insisting that it is just another game for his charges, but Carragher has warned Liverpool that they cannot afford to squander their big chance.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:55

Kaepernick was rocketed to nationwide attention when he chose to take a knee during he national anthem in protest of the state of race relations in the United States, a decision that prompted a wave of similar protests across the country. Smith asked of Bennett "what in the hell has happened to you" to praise Kaepernick and said that the real praise should be heaped on civil rights leaders of the past who helped African Americans get registered to vote in the South.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:58

The world number 42, who was second in the Wells Fargo Championship last week, birdied the first, second, fourth and ninth to reach the turn in 32 before picking up further shots on the 12th, 13th and 17th despite the blustery conditions. Fellow Queenslander Rod Pampling is a shot back at even par, the 47-year-old sharing 51st after a 72, while Marc Leishman and Greg Chalmers shot 73.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:33

Zack Greinke was doing some serious dealing, and as he rolled through six and then seven innings without a hit, it seemed like it was going to happen. The Pirates challenged the call, but it was upheld after a 2-minute, 14-second review. Pittsburgh Pirates Francisco Cervelli celebrates with Adam Frazier (26) after scoring a run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks , Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:59

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) came back to winning ways in style on May 17 (Wednesday) as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets in a rain-curtailed Indian Premier League eliminator match . "I also congratulate all the players who played really well for us". Kolkata Knight Riders - 1. Mumbai once again got the better of KKR when they handed them a nine-run defeat in their last league match at the Eden Gardens.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:11

The Conservatives still have a big lead but Labour were up two points on 32 per cent, with the Tories down one on 45, a YouGov poll for The Times found. Despite the rise in support for Labour, there are indications that Labour's support is "softer" than the Conservatives. "The message is getting through".

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:00

He became the first horse to skip the Derby and win the second leg of the Triple Crown since filly Rachel Alexandra in 2009. "Some of the reason that we won today was because we were patient and didn't throw an inexperienced horse against a 20-horse field in the Derby on a very hard track", winning co-owner Seth Klarman said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 13:31

Leonard maintained it was strictly about his physical readiness for Game 3 and he did not have to overcome a mental hurdle about possibly re-injuring the ankle. Kevin Durant added 16 points for the Warriors , who had assists on 30 of their first 38 baskets while building a huge lead. "Once we settled in, as opposed to trying to get it all back in one play, it started working for us".

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:01

He became the first White Sox player with four extra-base hits in a game since Jermaine Dye on August 2, 2007, against the New York Yankees. Mike Pelfrey (1-4) pitched six innings, allowing one run on four hits. He had a monster game, going 4-for-5 with two homers, two doubles, three runs scored and six RBIs. He homered again in the third to make it 5-0. "Keep battling and eventually good things are going to happen", Frazier said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:58

Arsenal had been suggested as a potential landing spot, but after the following comments on Ateltico Madrid were made to L'Equipe ahead of this weekend's action, it seems as though it's a done deal. He added: "It would be a great story if we could continue together". When asked who will pick his next club, he said: 'It's totally me'. It is a personal choice that has been carefully considered for a long time.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:44

Arsene Wenger admits that Arsenal finishing in the top four is more important than his future. While Wenger, in charge at Arsenal since 1996 and now on a deal that expires this summer, has not yet announced if he intends to stay on beyond the end of this season, there have been protests from Gunners fans against the Frenchman remaining as manager.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:37

Go straight to Citi Field. Here's what happened, according to Matt Harvey's team. "Nothing about him before today", Stanton said. There are a lot of unanswered questions, but the Mets told the media the suspension started Saturday (and they called up Adam Wilk from Las Vegas, and told him of his assignment on Saturday so he could come from Albuquerque).

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:14

Contrary to their usual temperament, the Celtics seemed clearly rattled early into the game, with Thomas and Stevens giving away easy technicals half way through the 2nd quarter as well as the rest of their roster looking clearly shaken up and out of the game, already down 31 in the middle of the second, ending up as a 41 point deficit at the half, down 72 - 31, the worst ever deficit in National Basketball Association playoff history, thanks to a surreal clutch fade on the buzzer from JR ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:47

The trip to the continent was the start of a four game run that had the potential to define United's season, but significant injuries , exhausted legs and United's bad European away record in Spain which has mustered just two victories in 23 attempts optimism remained low.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:24

As last season drew to a close under the broken figure of Louis van Gaal , United needed Mourinho more than even he needed them. "I don't know the incident, I don't want to see it now", he said. The Portuguese is focusing on next Wednesday's Europa League final against Dutch side Ajax and is set to field a youthful team for the largely meaningless final game of the Premier League season.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:10

Alonso and McLaren are having a wretched 2017. Bourdais will have surgery Sunday morning in Indianapolis and miss a large chunk of the season. Skipping the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix to race at Indianapolis has made Alonso the most talked-about driver at this year's event.

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:32

I thought I did a pretty good job of that tonight. "I don't think there's anything wrong with that", he added. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan , 49, knew his team was doomed after their bad start. Murray carried his stellar play into Friday in Ottawa. Guentzel had two assists. These are extremely hard decisions and this is the choice we made for Game 4.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:46

England were drawn in arguably the toughest pool for the second straight World Cup when they were grouped with France and Argentina in Pool C. The other two teams in Pool D are not yet known for certain but will be one of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa as well as either the United States or Canada.

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:40

It included confirmation of Freddie Freeman's fractured wrist after being hit by a pitch, a two-game suspension for a Toronto player's use of a homophobic slur, and more criticism of Jose Bautista for his bat-flip and stares at Braves players not at all amused by the antics.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:12

Terry, who is leaving this season after 22 years with the club, hooked home a loose ball from a Willian corner in the 22nd minute. Terry will lift the Premier League title for a fifth time. Conte recognises retaining the title will be a challenge, particularly when juggling the Champions League once more. As far as betting is concerned, we are not getting a good enough price to bet on Chelsea to win this game so I am going to avoid that bet.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:00

Sometimes you are on the top, two years ago we won also the league, but last season was hard for some reasons. Then it's also very important to take your time to understand which is the best way for you when you finish playing football... Even if it had been 20 in the first half we would have had 49 points, and we would have been eighth or ninth in the league. As Conte says, " we have targets to reach ", so it's risky to really start thinking and looking too far beyond these last two games at ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:53

This year has been no different as Hamilton and Vettel are leading the points table. Vettel had kept his lead, but Hamilton waited for a straightaway to blow past him on his faster tires and never looked back. Hamilton took 14 seconds lead against Vettel. "I'm happy to be back on the podium today, it's the first one of the season for me which is nice but actually the race was quite a lonely one", said Ricciardo, who was on the podium for the first time since the Mexico Grand Prix last ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 12:10

Cubs fans hoping to score a special limited-edition bobblehead commemorating the last out of the World Series lined up in the rain before the game. Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery (0-3) took the loss. How about 9 for 15 (.600) with three doubles, a homer, five RBI and four runs scored. Can the Brewers stay red-hot with another upset victory over the Cubs today at 2:20PM ET? Longoria began the game in an 0-for-12 rut, but has often done well against the Yankees, totaling 102 RBIs in 156 ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:22

In a news release, Celtics team physician Dr. Brian McKeon said: "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred". "In order to avoid more significant long-term damage to his hip, we could no longer allow him to continue".

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:18

And having his front tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington, forcing him to spend several more off-days in oral surgery. Thomas had a hip injury early on in game 2. Thomas aggravated a hip injury in the first half of Game 2 against the Cavaliers and sat out the entire second half as the game was already decided at that point.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:46

Despite assembling the most expensive squad in history and breaking the world record by signing Paul Pogba for £89.3 million last summer, Mourinho's side have failed to mount a credible title challenge and are destined to finish sixth in the Premier League.

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:28

Thomas averaged 23.3 points per game in the playoffs and 28.9 points per game during the regular season. He aggravated the injury in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Washington Wizards last week. With the series heading back to Cleveland for at least two more games, the Cavs are showing little signs that they are anywhere near their playoff peak.

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:09

Liverpool have also been credited with interest, although the reports claim that the Reds are falling behind both Mourinho and Conte in the pursuit of a €45m (£38.7m) deal. The Chelsea star has impressed under Antonio Conte this campaign and the Manchester Evening News say his old boss Mourinho wants a reunion. With Diego Costa rumoured to be set for China, Chelsea may be inclined to keep hold of Batshuayi after his victor at West Brom sealed the title and provided the Chelsea boss with a ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:56

Just the third non-Kentucky Derby runner to win the second leg of the Triple Crown since 2000, Chad Brown's colt edged Classic Empire in a photo finish, covering the 1 3/16 miles in 1 minute, 55 seconds. Winning even one of the races suggests Cloud Computing , a colt, has a long career as an equine gigolo ahead of him once his racing days are done. Classic Empire also paid a price for putting away Always Dreaming .

by | May 21, 2017 | 11:08

Eric Bailly is nearly certain to start as he's suspended for the Europa League final while Timothy Fosu-Mensah is set to return after recovering from a shoulder injury. Republic of Ireland U21 goalkeeper Kieran O'Hara will get his first taste of the big time as Jose Mourinho gives youth its fling against Crystal Palace , after the 21-year-old was named in a much-changed Red Devils panel.