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Ramsey Wins FA Cup For Gunners

I'm happy for the manager. "He is a fantastic example for any young professional football player", Wenger said of Mertesacker. "So fair play to him he has changed the system and it's paid off so hopefully he will be here next season, because we owe him a lot". Read More »

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer to return to Minnesota on June 4


Paul Pioneer Press . The hope is that the retina stays in place after the bubble dissolves. "It's basically like looking through a water balloon", Zimmer said. Last week, the team announced he was taking a break to recover and would miss some of OTA practices. "There really are no regulations on what I'm supposed to do". Read More »

Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Bruised but unbowed, Arsene Wenger hopes to end the most painful season of his long tenure as Arsenal manager with a record-breaking FA Cup final victory over Double-chasing Chelsea . Conte will be smoking cigars if Chelsea beat Arsenal - eight months after defeat to the Gunners left him mad with rage. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it". Read More »

Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps


Exeter , beaten in the final by Saracens a year ago, built a deserved 14-3 lead after 30 minutes with tries by Jack Nowell and Phil Dollman but Wasps finally found a way to unleash their top-drawer backs and well-crafted tries by Jimmy Gopperth and Elliot Daly either side of halftime helped them turn it into 20-14 lead midway through the second half. Read More »

Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina


A statement released by Sevilla on Friday afternoon explained that Sampaoli's departure remains dependent on the drawing up of the appropriate documentation which must be fully signed by an agreed deadline of 1st June. Sampaoli revealed last week that Argentina wanted to appoint him . Sampaoli's first task will be to ensure Argentina qualifies for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Then there is Dominic Thiem , the man many believe will step up and really compete for the title this year. "It's intriguing. We have this tremendous player in Djokovic but he's been in quite a slump", he said . Having struggled with shingles and an elbow injury already in 2017, Murray has endured a frustrating start to the season, which has undoubtedly contributed to his relatively poor form. Read More »

Life must go on despite attack, says Conte

While they still have the cup final to come, Conte revealed that planning for next season is already underway at Chelsea and that he and the club share the "same point of view" in terms of future direction. Reports claim he has a two-year contract awaiting his signature, but he is yet to make his official decision on whether he will extend his stay in charge. Read More »

Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice

This resulted in a six-minute stoppage with half an hour to go - and Hamilton, at that time, down in eighth, struggling for space and time on track, and more than a second down on Vettel, who had lowered the target lap to 1:12.720, almost half a second clear of Ricciardo. Read More »

Mertesacker ready for final despite lack of game time


Conte must decide whether to give his 36-year-old center back another moment in the spotlight at Wembley after making more than 700 appearances in 19 years at the club. The source said Mr Corbyn is paying for his own ticket and will be attending with his son, Seb, who is also an Arsenal fan. Oxlade-Chamberlain was one of Arsenal's best players in the FA Cup semifinal win over Manchester City , and Ramsey said the England worldwide has clearly taken a step forward this year. Read More »

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

Steve Kerr remains physically unable to coach with The Finals one week from starting. And neither Kevin Durant nor LeBron James can be blamed for another team's bad management. Golden State held San Antonio, Utah and Portland to 102 points and averaged 9.2 steals per game. "I think it is". "More than how it reflects our team, is how he's feeling, that makes it very hard to sit here and say that the man that's hugely responsible for us being in the Finals for three years in a row, in ... Read More »

Struggling Murray needed more time with coach Lendl, says Becker

Defending champion Novak Djokovic and nine-time victor Rafael Nadal were drawn to face each other in a blockbuster French Open semi-final on Friday. Djokovic has found some form after a dip of his own and will begin a new coaching partnership with Andre Agassi in Paris . This is the first week in the 40-years-plus history of the ATP computer rankings that the top five men are all 30 or older. Read More »

Tweaks to Red Bull put Ricciardo in the mix at Monaco

In a largely incident-free session, Hamilton posted a 1:13.425 to lead Sebastian Vettel by just 0.196s as the main two title protagonists started the weekend strongly. I get that he has been tempted by the romance of one more spin round a Grand Prix circuit, but really he would be far better concentrating his efforts on his new sport. Read More »

Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided Manchester United future

United won the trophy for the first time, courtesy of goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan , despite seeing only 33 per cent of possession at the Friends Arena and registering just four shots on target. I agree with the UEFA decision to play the match but obviously the tragedy that occurred takes some of the happiness from our achievement. Not only does this come as a balm for backtracking in the Premier League table, it also guarantees them a berth in the Champions League next ... Read More »

Penguins beat Senators to reach Stanley Cup Final

We had all heard the stat that 75% of teams who score the first goal win Game 7. Justin Schultz also scored for the Penguins and Matt Murray came up with 27 stops. Louis and Anaheim. If the Penguins can reach the pinnacle of their sport for a second consecutive season, given their adverse circumstances, they would climb right alongside Chicago as the best teams of the past decade, with perhaps a slight edge based on that rarest of hockey happenings: an encore championship performance. Read More »

ICC to review security for Champions Trophy after Manchester terror attack

Kohli said India are a "pretty balanced side" but how they execute themselves in the upcoming tournament would decide their fate. "If you ask players from both sides, it is like any other game", he said. "The one's playing in the upper order too can play confidently and I think it is overall very good for the team". Former England batsman Ian Bell has tipped Jason Roy to do "huge damage" to visiting bowling attacks when the Champions Trophy begins next month. Read More »

Djokovic can tap into Agassi's brilliant mind, says McEnroe


But I know that Andre is a man who is very, very busy. The Serb has been in a funk of sorts since winning the French, his 12 major, a year ago. "With Novak sort of hitting that peak by winning the French previous year he has talked about some issues off court, some motivational issues, so perhaps Andre can give him an insight into an avenue, a way where to be more easily fired up". Read More »

Atletico president: Griezmann to Man Utd is fiction


I would take that. "I don't reject a 6". "Of course I like him". Obviously, Griezmann is a great player and I like great players. Herrera, speaking on ESPN FC, said: "I don't know what he means when he says "nice"!" Already teasing everyone by claiming there was a 6/10 chance he could join them before the Europa League final, the Atlético Madrid forward then made a decision to announce it was the right time for him to move on, wanting to win trophies rather than play "nice football". Read More »

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

When the Cavaliers finally lost a game last week in the Eastern Conference finals , some fans began to ask: What's wrong with Cleveland? The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half , opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston . Read More »

McIlroy reveals back injury

Alex Noren (68), Jon Rahm (68) and Lee Westwood (70) did not make bogey either. Last year's Memorial Tournament victor McGirt is just the 26th player to record two eagles in one round during The Players Championship. He is also a one-time victor, capturing the 2017 RSM Classic in October. He finished Thursday's round at 1-over-par 73. Through it all, Hughes was rock solid. Read More »

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time playoff scorer

James entered the game needing 28 points to pass Jordan. The 32-year-old, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games. All-time guys who shot a lot of shots and volume shooters and scored the ball at a high clip. On the same night, James also passed San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili for third place on the all-time three-pointers made in NBA Playoffs history. Read More »

Manchester United won Europa League

If I finish my career tomorrow I should be very happy with my experience but the problem is my career just reached the halfway stage. The win in Stockholm also took Mourinho's trophy count with United to three, adding to the Community Shield and League Cup wins, and salvaged a poor domestic season by giving United a passport back into the Champions League . Read More »

Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

In Game 4 on Tuesday, the better team won, and this time, it was Kyrie Irving catching fire en route to a 112-99 Cavaliers win. Both the Cavs and Celtics shot 47 percent in the first half of Game 4, then Kyrie and company made a decision to go supernova, rattling off 40 points on 72.7 percent shooting in the third quarter. Read More »

Cech wants Arsenal to tie down Sanchez and Ozil


Sturridge told Sky Sports: "That is for the club to decide, for myself I am enjoying my football". "For a few weeks we knew that's the maximum we can achieve and we did it". "Last year we were more Jekyll and Hyde - we could be brilliant one week and awful the next". "That is another side to our squad". Right-footed midfielder James Milner has spent the entire campaign at left-back, while such were the limited resources available Klopp had to name three defenders and a defensive ... Read More »

Real Madrid, Man Utd, Liverpool bids lodged as Mbappe says


We want to be together, we're a bit sick of being apart. This comes as a new twist in this transfer saga as it was not that long back Express reported that Monaco has rejected a big bid from Manchester United for Kylian Mbappe . "The latter is the most important thing for me". The French youngster has been in blistering form this season as he helped fire the free-scoring Monaco to the title. Read More »

Tampa Bay will host Super Bowl LV in 2021


Owners would have needed to approve a waiver for LA to host the Big Game since it's now not scheduled to open until 2020 (it was originally slated for a 2019 opening). They will now host the Super Bowl in 2022 instead of 2021. "So this was a solution the membership got on very quickly". The original deal that was cut and that included five Super Bowls over a ten-year period to help Davis pay for his stadium and would have included all the revenue gadgets including club seats, luxury boxes ... Read More »

Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern

Sanchez, meanwhile, has only a year left on his contract and the club have offered him £250,000-a-week... but missing out on the Champions League has dented Arsenal's hopes of a renewal. I think he still needs to take that step forward to fight to be among the best in the world and, in order for that to happen, he has to join the best team in the world. Read More »

Button sets the Champagne aside for Monaco return


The preparation has been good; apart from I haven't obviously driven the auto. "Mike Muscles", my physio, is back for a one-off race, too, so he's going to be rubbing me once again". "I would like to race in NASCAR, I think that'd be fun". Not only is the 2017 McLaren-Honda not up to scratch- McLaren have yet to score a single point this season - but this weekend's race will also mark his first outing in the new generation of cars. Read More »

Bookmaker pays out on John Terry substitution bets

There were similar scenes as Terry left his "home" field for the final time as a Chelsea player, contemplating a future elsewhere or in retirement. Dozens of small children in Chelsea kit, the sons and daughters of the players and staff, joined the festivities as players sprayed Conte with Champagne and loudspeakers blared out "We are the Champions". Read More »

Men's tennis heads to NCAA Championship match


In the tiebreaker, despite senior Jack Murray's best efforts, a couple of freshman mistakes from Simon Soendergaard led to the Heels losing the tiebreaker, 5-7, and Virginia took the doubles point. Michaud won their regular-season meeting on February 25, and Talaba won Saturday in the NCAA Championships round of 16, sending the Lady Raiders to the quarterfinals for the first time. Read More »