Sports

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:33

The NFL took steps on Tuesday to change the perception that its initials stand for " No Fun League ", as the 32 team owners agreed to relax restrictions on how its players can celebrate touchdowns during a meeting in Chicago . "The rules were changed for a reason, and I thought we had a good outcome", Lewis said of the rules originally being put in place to ban celebrations.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:14

Finally Ramsey topped off his good form with a goal. This is a team transformed from the side who looked listless a couple of months ago. It's great to see him reaping the benefits of being a home-grown player. Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny is reportedly in talks with Marseille ahead of a potential return to Ligue 1 . A 25th goal of the season may have come from the penalty spot but his haul since 2013 will ensure that he goes down as a bona fide Goodison Park legend.

by | May 24, 2017 | 12:03

However, as segment leaders, each of these drivers benefited from clean air. You now have an event that weighs more heavily on the season and the championship than other races in the regular season. We just didn't have it there at the end. "I'm looking forward to this weekend, for sure, in our debut with our M&M'S Caramel auto", Busch said. I think with our success on the mile and a half's even this year, I think we certainly should be one of the guys to beat.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:17

Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria global was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:51

It features special embroidery for their 125th season as well as to pay tribute to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster, with the "96" emblem encased by the eternal flames. Klopp's side have been outside the top four only twice since September, the last occasion coming in February, so it is not as though their league position is not well-deserved.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:02

The Reds had to beat Boro to ensure a top-four finish but were in danger of being threatened as the visitors defended deep and in numbers to limit the number of openings at Anfield . "We saw today what we need for the next season. Now we have it, and we should celebrate it". Personally the biggest thing for us at Manchester City was winning the FA Cup [in 2011].

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:41

Spurs are building a new £800m ground next to White Hart Lane , so have to go to the national stadium next season - where they lost two and drew one of their four "home" games in Europe this season. "Everything is heading in the right direction, but we've got to go out there and do it". Walker came on as Trippier got injured after a heavy fall in the second half, with the replacement looking much more adept at dealing with the French attacker's threat.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:20

The Pittsburgh Penguins host the Ottawa Senators in game one of the NHL Eastern Conference finals on May 13 at 7pm EST. Ryan, in alone, went top shelf on the backhand to beat Marc-Andre Fleury at 4:59 of overtime. The Senators are well aware they're not supposed to be here. In 48 games during the 2012-13 season, he had eight goals and 27 points but was also a minus-17.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:07

This obviously will create more ties and teams being more aggressive in the overtime periods. The game ended in a 6-6 tie after overtime . The most prominent are voting on potential rule changes - and according to recent reports there have been quite a few worth taking a closer look at to find out what they mean for the National Football League and the New England Patriots .

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:03

Ajax's youthful squad will not be overawed by the occasion when they face United on Wednesday, former Ajax and United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has said. "I think it is the biggest game of my long career", the 30-year-old added. 'It's my old team. The last two months have been hard going, with a game every three or four days as a effect of United going deep in every competition it entered.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:23

The 24-year-old Canadian was hurt against Anaheim in Thursday's fourth game of the Western Conference finals, a best-of-seven series the Predators lead 3-2 and could win with a home victory in game six Monday. When Gibson failed to return for the second period, Bernier was abruptly sent into the fourth playoff game of his National Hockey League career, and he immediately made a handful of strong stops.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:38

Having just led Chelsea to a Premier League title with a record 30 wins and a second-best ever 93 points, the win should surprise no one. I work hard in training, I try to give my best and I work with so many very good players; that's why we won the league two times .

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:13

FA Cup triumphs in 2014 and 2015 were promising, but Keown argues that Wenger has struggled to shift gears after so many seasons aiming for a top-four finish during the post-stadium move "austerity years". "The players, they have been disturbed enough", he said. That's why I think he is going to stay. "Before, we were never in the Champions League, and now we have been there six or seven times in a row".

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:36

The Cavaliers took a 3-1 series lead over the Boston Celtics with a 112-99 victory in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Cleveland slowly crept back in the game in the third, and eventually went ahead 73-72 following a pair of free throws by James with 3:15 to play in the quarter.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:52

The Cleveland Cavaliers fell apart in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday and lost to the Boston Celtics , 111-108. Boston cut the Cavaliers' series lead to 2-1 as their improbable victory came despite the absence of star guard Isaiah Thomas , who is out for the remainder of the season with a hip injury .

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:22

A school in northern England identified another one of the victims in the bombing as Georgina Callander , a former pupil. There was an outpouring of grief from Atkinson's friends and family on social media. Callander was among those killed by a bombing at the 2017 Grande concert at the same arena. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester, England .

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:22

Ronaldo was responding to questions about gestures he was alleged to have made towards Celta Vigo's players during Madrid's 4-1 victory on Wednesday, in which he was said to have suggested the home side had been incentivised by third parties to raise their game and derail the capital club's title charge.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:38

The guys are believing in what we're doing. Finland and Sweden will face off in Saturday's other semifinal. Canada hasn't won three straight gold medals at this event since the early 1950s. "I think in the (second) intermission, we focused on getting a spark", said O'Reilly. Tobias Rieder of the Arizona Coyotes, one of three National Hockey League players in the Germany squad (along with Greiss and Dennis Seidenberg, both of the New York Islanders), picked up a rebound to give Germany ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:18

Saul Niguez netted the first goal with a header off a corner in the 12th minute, and Antoine Griezmann added to the lead four minutes later by converting a penalty after Fernando Torres was tripped by defender Raphael Varane. "I saw him get away from them, and I don't know how as there were lots of Rojiblanco shirts", Ramos said. Fourth-placed Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in the three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:59

It's a pity we can not fly with the happiness we always have before a big game. "You know in Stockholm there was a terrorist attack on April 7 so I really feel that the impact of (the suicide attack in) Manchester will not make us work in another way than what we've planned before".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:56

Buford once described as a "wild colt" in his first couple of seasons. Unsure if the beloved veteran will return, the crowd serenaded Ginobili with "Manu, Manu" chants as the game came to a close . "He was phenomenal this series". How much the presence of Kawhi Leonard might have mattered is a debate to be had, but I'm not interested in it. It was evident at the start of Game 4.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:43

The Celtics tied the Cavs at 95-all on Smart's 3-pointer and then matched the James and Co. basket for basket in the final minutes in one of the most entertaining games of what has been a mostly boring postseason. While there is a valid argument that the Celtics are too heavy at the guard positions, games like Game 3 in this series make Ainge's decision to potentially trade Avery Bradley or Smart even harder.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:06

Yet these Warriors are a stoic group who refuse to give in to the narrative about them. But they've got a multitude of people who are unselfish in that regard and play a attractive game, and on top of that play "D" at the other end. Leonard will be fine after some rest and rehabilitation. The Spurs are now 0-3 under coach Gregg Popovich is series in which they lost the first three games.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:47

James' run of scoring at least 30 points ended at eight straight playoff games. Cleveland won the fourth quarter 40-23, and James (19 points) and Love (14 points) both continued to contribute on offense. After scoring 68 total points through the Cavs' 2-0 start to the series, James was asked if the Celtics' defensive adjustments caused him trouble in Game 3.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:53

The former Barcelona player has made 31 appearances in all competitions - scoring seven goals - but must wait and see if he will be at the club next season, with his contract set to expire in June. "That's what I want but we will see". Dimitri Seluk has admitted that Toure would be open to a move to Italy if the 34-year-old midfielder does not agree a new deal at Manchester City .

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:41

Kevin Love had a double-double with 17 points and 17 rebounds. He scored 10 of his 12 second-quarter points in the final 5:11 of the half, but he was just getting started. Game 4 is Tuesday in Cleveland and can be seen live on TSN3, TSN4 and TSN5 at 8pm et/5pm pt. It's not something we're going to hang our head on. We know the Cavs hardly ever win without James, and this certainly doesn't qualify as an exception.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:45

Champions League qualification will enhance Liverpool's appeal in the transfer market and Klopp admitted that work had begun on landing his leading targets. Arsenal must focus on keeping Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil at the club before trying to strengthen other areas of the team for next season, goalkeeper Peter Cech has said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:47

The more Bradley, and more so Brad Stevens , can rely on bench players such as Jerebko, the better off the Celtics will be. The Cavs led by as many as 21 points in the third quarter on Sunday but they shot 2-for-17 from three-point range in the second half.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:26

Individual brilliance can win you a few games, but what is required to win this championship is team unity, team work and intelligence. "I don't know why people compare the two (situations)", said Rohit at the Mumbai Indians' media conference on Monday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:38

Bulls fans that are older than I am, I know you remember the Bulls going down 0-2 to the New York Knicks in the 1993 Eastern Conference Finals. Did you know NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was so anxious about the league's TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the Celtics? When guys have incredible seasons like James Harden did and Westbrook and Kawhi, then you kind of credit those guys and give those guys the nod.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:36

He stopped 10 of 14 shots he faced on his 36th birthday. Evgeni Malkin gave Pittsburgh , vying for its second straight trip to the Stanley Cup Final, the lead early in the second period and Matt Murray finished with 28 saves. The first period Tuesday did not include a four-goal outburst like Game 5, but the Penguins were mostly solid, creating offense from deep in the zone, something they lacked in the first three games of the series .

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:13

It is a pity we can not fly with the happiness that we always have before a big game", he said. But Juan Mata, the club's World Cup-winning midfielder, says Wednesday's final will determine how successful this campaign has been for the club.

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:10

This season, Barca delivered in the big La Liga games, winning at Real and Atletico Madrid , but crucially lost matches against weaker teams like Alaves, Deportivo La Coruna and Malaga . Lionel Messi capped a virtuoso display by scoring with the last kick of the game to keep Barca in the title race. "We are only going to think about and enjoy what we have achieved today".

by | May 24, 2017 | 10:54

Smith rant was due to comments made by the NBA All-Star regarding fans who felt the dominance the Golden State Warriors have displayed in these 2017 NBA Playoffs has been boring. Despite his team being overmatched sans Kawhi, Ginobili rediscovered his stroke against the Warriors , got to the rim and regained his sagging confidence thanks to six double-digit performances in his last six playoff games.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:31

After banging out 21 hits in a 14-7 win over Baltimore on Monday, the AL Central-leading Twins relied on exceptional pitching to earn their ninth victory in 13 games. The Orioles put a runner in scoring position in just one inning - the third - when Jonathan Schoop walked and eventually made it to third base with two outs.