Reports this week claimed Ozil had reacted angrily after being singled out for a drugs test after the game, kicking a door so hard that stud marks were left on it. "It does not only depend on the manager", he said. The North London club now sit outside the top four, and if it remains that way come seasons end, it will be the first time Arsenal have finished lower than fourth since 1996.
Zinedine Zidane hailed Kylian Mbappe's "exceptional" breakout season on Friday as speculation mounted that the Monaco starlet has set his heart on a move to Real Madrid. Madrid are also aware of Mbappe's rising transfer fee and accept that the deal for the France global is likely to be above €100 million (£84.8m), which would be a world record for a teenager eclipsing the transfer fee of Anthony Martial who signed for Manchester United from Monaco two years back.
Sterling added a fourth goal on 82 minutes from De Bruyne's knockdown, before Nicolas Otamendi scored the fifth goal in the second minute of time added on. Indeed, City have won just two of their last eight matches in all competitions. Aguero could be back for next Saturday's home game with Leciester but will miss the lunchtime visit of the Eagles.
Buffon also praised coach Massimiliano Allegri for his decision to bring Andrea Barzagli into a three-man defense, thwarting Monaco's attack and allowing Dani Alves to wreak havoc down the right. "You need to make sacrifices and track back and he did that too". Higuain scored as many knockout stage goals against Leonardo Jardim's outfit as he had in his previous 24 appearances combined as Juventus seized the initiative in the tie, with a repeat of the 1998 final with Real Madrid most ...
Joshua now boasts a flawless 19-0 record following his win, with all of his victories coming inside the distance. "As I've said, I'm not ideal, but I'm trying. After the fight, a gracious Joshua paid tribute to Klitschko for his part in the contest. He also didn't rely on holding and leaning, as he has in recent fights.
Zidane spoke after the match, which by the way is Madrid's 300th win in European competitions. Keylor Navas was called into action at the other end and he got down well to rescue Real from conceding a vital away goal when he got a touch on the ball as Kevin Gameiro tried to round him after a delightful through ball.
It was determined in 1991 by Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist Michael Joyner that the fastest time to run a marathon possible by the human body should come out to 1:57:58 . It will take more than that to set the new world record. The athletes trained with their own coaches, but lab scientists received heart rate and Global Positioning System data on every workout.
Hearn said: "In terms of worldwide stardom, I said "you win this fight and you become the biggest star in British sport and the biggest star in world boxing". And Ortiz has since claimed that his formidable record may see Joshua attempt to duck him. "But I think the team around him, i.e. his wife - and they normally wear the pants - and his brother, they will advise him differently".
Lowry credited DeRozan with keeping him evenly keeled between the two games here in Milwaukee . "If it's going to be something that's going to help, if it's something going in a positive way, we have to be all for it", he said. The guys on the floor and on the bench support them, and the coaching staff has done everything to prepare them for this moment. Wall made all but one shot and scored 21 points in the first half, but the Wizards trailed 64-46 heading to the locker room.
Guided by a platoon of pacing runners, the three started together but in the end it was Kipchoge who came closest to the goal. Athletes compete in the marathon at the Monza Formula One racetrack, Italy, Saturday, May 6, 2017. "I think this is history". I believe it is a good marketing idea, and I think the results may give us some indication of the kind of help athletes might need.
Jones created headlines earlier in the week when he told reporters that he had been subjected to racial taunts by fans at Fenway during Monday's game. " Boston pitcher Chris Sale stepped off the mound to let Jones relish the moment and some Red Sox players also applauded". But the low-grade hostility boiled into a feud on April 21 when Machado spiked Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a late slide.
The alternate way to watch the Game 6 of Raptors vs Bucks if the user doesn't have access to a cable or satellite log-in, then use Sling TV and watch the game on TNT . A 6-of-22 shooting performance in the second quarter created a hole for the Bucks to dig themselves out of. DeRozan had 16 points by halftime as Toronto took a 51-38 lead into the break.
Reports claim Real Madrid have made Mbappe their number 1 summer transfer target. "Because he was at the end of [his] contract but Monaco managed to keep him and the decision was very, very tight". Mbappe dreams to work under the guidance of Zinedine Zidane, who several years ago saw the striker's talent and wanted to invite him to structure "real".
Over his 29.1 innings and 1-1 record this season, Garcia has put up a 3.99 ERA with 17 Ks and 13 walks. The Braves will open a three-game series on Friday against St. Wheeler has been effective against the Braves . The Washington Nationals edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1, the Boston Red Sox got past the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 and the Cleveland Indians overcame the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
The team can play aggressively, but the difference between scoring goals at home and away from home is too big. Romelu Lukaku: The powerful striker tops the goalscoring charts with 24 goals and will see the trip to Swansea as a good opportunity to put some distance between himself and second placed Harry Kane, who has scored 21 times.
In six minor league seasons, Tate never advanced past high-A ball and slashed.226/.331/.321 over his career. Substance abuse issues and injuries stymied his development and he was released by the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes earlier this year. However, with that said, it's also a bit of a win-win. At Arizona, he will join a crowded group of quarterbacks in what remains an open competition for the starting job.
It changes your mindset". "He wanted to. The medical people said he shouldn't try to go". San Antonio Spurs have the advantage in their Western Conference tussle with Houston after an 11-point road win gave them a 2-1 lead in their semi-final series.
However, his future at Mourinho's side has come into question again after it emerged that Real Madrid have earmarked the signing of a new number one to replace Keylor Navas as the top priority for the coming summer transfer window. He was named again the best goalkeeper of the league, and already it goes four years. "There are few goalkeepers in the world who give you points and David is one of them".
Edmonton's search continues Sunday in Game 6 at Rogers Place. "He's one of the best players in the league and when he plays like he did tonight with that aggressiveness and physicality, he kind of pushes the whole team to move forward with him".
Here's a round-up of the Champions League action. We haven't won anything yet. "I told the side that we need to get over it, forget about it, football is marvellous". One of those games where everything clicked. "We know exactly how we have to play", Zidane said. The Germany worldwide feels close friend and midfield partner Isco would be more of a key player if he was not in the same side as the former Manchester United star.
Some days we did it but results show who you are, they could be better, could be worse. The Chile global is facing an uncertain future with Arsenal given his contract is expected to expire in 2018 and discussions over a renewal are on hold before the conclusion of the season.
The Penguins have a 3-1 lead in the series, and they will knock out the Capitals if they can secure one more win in the next three games. That's an extremely tall order, even for a team as good as the Penguins. If Washington is to have any hope of a comeback, it must play smarter, more disciplined and stop shooting itself in the foot. "Which was unfortunate.
He has offered Klitschko a rematch and also has his eyes on an all-British clash with Tyson Fury, who has not fought since spectacularly dethroning Klitschko in November 2015. Joshua still considers his Olympics 2012 Gold as his top notch moment and said he would be open to the rematch, if Klitschko wanted. "Moving into the last six I thought "alright, let me get my energy back".
The follow up to The Force Awakens , The Last Jedi, will hit theaters in December. "Hey, did you see CP3's cameo in Rogue One?". Tom Johnson, Manager at River City Hobbies on Main Street in Downtown La Crosse said the day does draw in Star Wars fans.
But Eddie Jones put his faith in him to captain England a year ago and Hartley played a big part in the team's resurgence after a humiliating World Cup exit. But the 26-year-old, who was also a Lions hope in 2013 before ultimately missing out, was left to contend with rejection once again. "It (the squad) is pretty much what you'd expect from Warren".
Jones left in the third inning against Minnesota when he was drilled in the left side of his mouth by a 90 miles per hour fastball from Twins reliever Justin Haley. CUBS 12, REDS 8: Willson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots to power Chicago to a win at Cincinnati.
Pogba sent a long-range effort wide from a set piece, before Ashley Young suffered a muscle injury in the last minute of the game, but United will be confident of reaching the final after next week' s return leg. Romero has largely operated in the cup competitions this season but Mourinho says the situation is fluid. "I don't like to say this competition is for one goalkeeper, that competition is for another one", he said .
Dani Carvajal picked up an injury against Atletico Madrid in their 3-0 victory at the Bernabeu, so he will be likely be unavailable for this match. The 32-year-old has been regularly rotated in the second half of the season and Zidane says he is constantly talking to his star man about the situation.
If Ottawa allows less than 3 goals, they will go back to NY with a series lead. Any absence for the Senators' top defenseman would be detrimental to the remainder of the series, which is now tied after back-to-back Rangers win. "Us as (defencemen) have to do a better job of getting pucks through", he said. "Because we know that they'll be home and they'll most probably display the exact same urgency as they did last game".
Getzlaf had two goals and two assists Wednesday in Game 4, giving him eight points for the series. They take less than two minutes to cut the lead in half, when at 1:37 of the second period Ryan Getzlaf whips a wrist shot past Oilers goalie Cam Talbot.
My results have spoken for everything that needs to be said. And that's all that matters. The five-time Grand Slam champion is now turning attention to tournaments in Rome and Madrid before potentially appearing at the French Open. "I have to get through the matches and I still have to win them and that's my job", she told BBC Sport. The Frenchwoman claimed a year ago that other players were "saying she's a cheater" following Sharapova's sanction.
Madrid, though, still have the advantage as they have a game in hand. "We've lost three points and we're disappointed because over the course of the game we didn't deserve to lose". Sergio Ramos was then shown a red card for a wild lunge. Ivan Rakitic sent Barcelona ahead with a long-range effort with less than 20 to go, Sergio Ramos saw red for a risky two-footed tackle on Messi before James Rodriguez levelled proceedings in the 86th minute for the home side after smashing home a ...
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain struck twice as the Italian side produced a masterful all-round display to beat Monaco 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. Allegri went for the tried-and-tested Andrea Barzagli in defence, for two reasons: to strengthen the back line against Monaco's risky attack and to give more freedom for Dani Alves to attack down the right.
The Hawks got double-figure scoring from seven players, including huge contributions off the bench from Kent Bazemore and Jose Calderon. However, despite their losses on the night, the Warriors flipped the switch during a four-minute period in the third quarter.
Meanwhile, if Sam Allardyce's Palace win or draw against City and Swansea lose to the Toffees, the Eagles will join the above list of clubs in securing safety. If Chelsea needed any reminder that there is still work to be done to secure a second title in three years, the Premier League schedule should ensure there is no complacency in Antonio Conte's squad.
He is the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the men's marathon with his personal best time of 2:03:05 set at the London Marathon just past year. Dennis Kimetto set the world record of 2:02:57 at the 2014 Berlin Marathon . Traditionally, Nike has spent lavishly on deals with the world's most popular athletes and on print and television advertising. Many will hope for the romantic notion of another breakthrough achieved exactly 63 years after Roger Bannister's sub-four minute mile.
Belgian worldwide Eden Hazard continued his impressive form this term for Chelsea as he scored the first goal in the 5th minute after being set up by Diego Costa. Antonio Conte's men have piled the pressure on Tottenham ahead of their trip to Crystal Palace tomorrow night. "First time for a long time we've played first [before Tottenham in the league]", Cahill told Sky Sports .
Once a mouth-watering fixture between two title rivals, the game this weekend has a somewhat unfamiliar feel to it as the sixth-placed Gunners entertain a United team sitting just one place above them in the league. 'I think he'll be really happy with me. Jose Mourinho has been adamant his teenage forward will not go to Poland two weeks at the end of June and would rather Rashford rest than go and join Aidy Boothroyd's squad.
Kawhi Leonard No.2 of the San Antonio Spurs drives against Clint Capela No.15 of the Houston Rockets during Game Two of the NBA Western Conference Semi-Finals at AT&T Center on Thursday in San Antonio , Texas. Aldridge only recorded 19 points combined in the first two games, but he poured in 26 points on 12-of-20 shooting in this one. He and LeBron James are now the league's only players to have scored 4,000 points and dished 1,000 assists in postseason play.
Possessing searing speed, Jesus is an extremely hard player to defend against and he has scored four times in six Premier League appearances for City. "In Vigo I was very happy. I love that. He chose to come here and that's why I want to have him". He's got a good club playing in the Premier League and has senior England recognition here.
Marcus Rashford's splendid free-kick secured Manchester United a hard-fought win at Celta Vigo to edge Jose Mourinho's men closer to the Europa League final. We missed chances but the team played well, they were compact against a team who are hard to play against. "Our support is very good; we need the fans and want to win for them".
Arsenal's 20-year-long record of securing Champions League soccer could come to an end if Arsene Wenger's side fail to overcome an injury stricken Manchester United on Sunday. "I know [that Celta fans want him back], because of the messages they keep leaving me". The Welshman was part of the team that thrashed United courtesy of a devastating first-half blitz in this fixture last season and he also scored the victor on the previous occasion Arsenal emerged on top in 2011.
Playing their best game of the series on Sunday, the Nashville Predators regained control of their Western Conference semifinal with the St. Louis Blues . All of that played into a comfortable win in Game 3. Five total minor penalties were committed, two against Nashville and three against St. Louis. The Nashville Predators Foundation will donate $1,000 to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the St.
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. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, center right, celebrates his victory with Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center left, and members of Mercedes team, at the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the "Sochi Autodrom" circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, April.
Riyad Mahrez scored on his 100th Premier League appearance to help Leicester City to a comfortable 3-0 win over Watford that moved the champions into the top half of the table. A poor throw by Kasper Schmeichel allowed Watford the chance to open the scoring after 12 minutes but Tom Cleverley wastefully side-footed the ball well wide of the target.
After a forgettable first half, Vokes' 56th-minute opener ignited proceedings at Turf Moor, with the Baggies scoring twice in 12 minutes through Salomon Rondon and Craig Dawson having previously gone almost nine hours without a goal. The advantage lasted only 10 minutes, however, as the Baggies responded strongly. Barnes broke into the area and went down under a push in the back from Jake Livermore.
The previously-maligned Romero typically plays second fiddle to De Gea in the Premier League, yet has featured in 10 of United's 13 matches en route to the last four of Europe's secondary club competition. Can United's fans give them an advantage in Sunday's encounter? Mourinho visits either side of a Europa League semi-final clash with Celta Vigo and, despite United still harbouring their own ambitions of a top-four finish, he said on Wednesday he may rest some of his key players on ...
Thomas didn't take his first shot Thursday until almost four minutes into the game and didn't register his first point until a free throw with 1:22 to play in the first quarter. "They're temporary, so if they get hit, they might crack, they might come out", said Thomas. "He's a great source for me to read what we're doing that night in that game and what might be needed".
But he averaged 15.9 points on 53 percent shooting in eight playoff games - second on the Spurs behind Kawhi Leonard (30.3 PPG) - and had a vintage 27-point night in Game 6 against Memphis to clinch that series. Tonight, we've got the Celtics at Wizards and Jazz at Warriors . LeBron James did LeBron James things, finishing with 39 points while shooting a super-efficient 10-for-14 from the field.
With the Ducks swarming Edmonton in the first period like they did in the second period of Game 4, and Oilers defencemen piling up in the training room, it looked like it was going to get ugly. I don't personally think so. "It was a matter of going out for the next shift". Talbot got the Oilers through a scoreless first period with 13 saves, including two stops on Getzlaf, who also missed high on a penalty shot awarded when Milan Lucic held him on a breakaway.