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Author: 0 Wenger delight as Arsenal have a blast at Southampton

He added: "We had opportunities, they had one or two as well, so it was an open game but then in the second half we managed to come out and just keep playing our game, waiting and being patient until the opportunity came". Every time it was interesting, I think, the play. In a season that has seen protests against Wenger and some fans calling for the Frenchman to leave, the possibility that they could finish with FA Cup success and a place in the top four is a very real one.

Sport Premier League permutations: Chelsea to clinch title? Hull to drop?
Author: 0 Premier League permutations: Chelsea to clinch title? Hull to drop?

Hull City are now a point off safety and the team above them, Swansea , but do have an inferior goal difference to the Swans which could be crucial in the final standings. Chelsea will secure their fifth Premier League title if they win at The Hawthorns. The Serbian has spent the past two seasons on respective loan spells.

Sport Final NFL mock draft: Browns will take A&M's Myles Garrett
Author: 0 Final NFL mock draft: Browns will take A&M's Myles Garrett

Cleveland went with Myles Garrett out of Texas A&M, adding a pass rusher to a defense that had the second-lowest sack total in the NFL. Instead of just not taking a quarterback, though, they actively avoided it. This is the third straight year the Niners have taken a defensive lineman with their first pick. Davis is the FBS career leader in receiving yards with 5,285 and was a key to the Broncos' turnaround last season.

Sport Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal
Author: 0 Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal

Stanton remains on the roster, so his status is uncertain. Gabbert joins a depth chart that includes 10-year National Football League veteran Drew Stanton, Zac Dysert, and recent undrafted free agent acquisition Trevor Knight. Gabbert, 27, has spent three seasons each with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Niners. He failed to live up to expectations as the 10th-overall pick in the 2011 draft with Jacksonville, going 5-22 in his starts and throwing more interceptions (24) than touchdown ...

Author: 0 Champions League: Zinedine Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus F.C.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas consoles Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann after the match. But they still ensured that these walls, reverberating to the tension of one last derby match, will have one last tale to tell before they are rendered into rubble - Vicente Calderon will give way to Atletico's new home next season - and the next phase of Atletico's history begins.

Sport Middlesbrough: We shall be back, says Coach Agnew
Author: 0 Middlesbrough: We shall be back, says Coach Agnew

And former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Owen is fully expecting to see Chelsea claim all three points and win the title with a narrow win on Friday night. Alonso doubled Chelsea's lead in the 34th minute with a major assist from Cesar Azpilicueta, who curled the ball in from right to the left and the latter employed another thunderous drive that breached Guzan from a very tight angle.

Sport Team hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, says Chelsea goalie
Author: 0 Team hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, says Chelsea goalie

This step was big for us, a big win. Scoring goals wins football matches and we haven't done that enough this season. We need to gain more points. "Now we have to finish off strongly before a summer of reflection". We owe it to our supporters and we have our own targets to hit. Nemanja Matic then produced a second-half strike to rule out any remote chance of a shock comeback to preserve Boro's Premier League status for at least another weekend.

Author: 0 Here's hoping Rockets advance in fascinating series with Spurs

Ginobili was one of a few reserves to step up on Tuesday, helping push San Antonio to a hard-fought 110-107 win over Houston . The Spurs tried to exploit a size advantage over the Rockets' small lineup early, especially when Harden was guarding either Aldridge and Gasol.

Author: 0 LOVERRO: Capitals don't have answer for Penguins' 'compete level'

So far in these playoffs, the Penguins have been willing to do whatever it takes to keep the puck out of their net - even if it means some risk of bodily harm. The Penguins regained the lead at 13:04 when Crosby entered the zone and, with a trio of defenders closing on him, fed across to Kessel. At that point, the Capitals had 27 shots on goal to Pittsburgh's 14 with little to show for it.

Author: 0 Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

As they have so often in these playoffs and in this series, Golden State got off to a blazing hot start, taking a 39-17 lead after just the first quarter. The Jazz were no real obstacle for the Warriors . Klay Thompson scored 21 points while Kevin Durant added 18 points and six rebounds. Green is back, in full, and was a key component in the Warriors' sweep of the Jazz , finishing them off with a Game 4 triple-double - 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.

Sport Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado
Author: 0 Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado

Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and 2016 have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the league. "Nobody said it was going to be easy". Up against a baying Vicente Calderon crowd and a battle-hardened Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid could not produce the same dominant display as in their 3-0 win in the first leg but reached another Champions League final on Wednesday thanks to their experience.

Sport Europa win won't make Man United's season a success: Keane
Author: 0 Europa win won't make Man United's season a success: Keane

It will be the second season in a row this would be happening to them. Asked if he thinks this could be his final chance to reach a big final with United, Rooney said: "My focus is on trying to help us win this final and that's my sole focus".

Sport US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth
Author: 0 US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

Fed officials have signaled that they expect two more rate hikes this year, in addition to the one increase they made in March. The central bank said it expects the job market and economic activity to pick up as the year moves along, leaving it on track to gradually raise interest rates.

Sport Buffon chasing Champions League dream
Author: 0 Buffon chasing Champions League dream

The Old Lady produced plenty of goalmouth action throughout the game on Tuesday night. "We have reached Cardiff, but I won't say that was our main objective, as only being in a final doesn't mean anything", the veteran told Premium Sport .

Author: 0 Matt Harvey rejoins Mets after 3-day suspension

Harvey said he was embarrassed by his actions, which included late-night activities on Friday and golfing on Saturday morning before failing to show up for Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins. "We have a good clubhouse", Collins added . We're not sure the news gives Harvey an excuse to miss a game, but at least there might be some explanation to Harvey's erratic behavior here.

Sport Penguins eliminate Capitals in 2-0 Game 7 win
Author: 0 Penguins eliminate Capitals in 2-0 Game 7 win

The odds are in a team's favour under those circumstances, just like they had been for the Oilers in previous Game 7s. And in the second round, they had a great chance to finally overcome their nemesis, which was playing without its No.

Author: 0 Swansea beat Everton to move out of relegation zone

Swansea was the big victor on Saturday as the fight to stay in the world's richest domestic league took more twists across three back-to-back games. But with Spurs coming to town on the last day, an away victory at Selhurst Park might be vital for Hull - but can they beat their away day blues? Hull , who have beaten Swansea both times in the league this season, are now 17th in the table, two points above the Swans.

Author: 0 Crosby skates at Penguins practice, concussion recovery remains 'day-to-day process'

Crosby was out of action for nearly a year after suffering a pair of head injuries in early 2011. He had 11 points in eight playoff games for the defending Stanley Cup champions before his injury. As I said, the Pittsburgh Penguins have played without a number of players all year and you were going to get their best game. This, however, is something different.

Author: 0 April Jobs Report: 211000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent

It noted that employment increased among people 55 and older, while it declined among men aged 25 to 54. "With continued solid job growth, the USA economic expansion will continue throughout 2017". Average hourly earnings increased 2.6 percent in March. Hourly wages expanded by just 0.7% in April, year-over-year. Expectations were for 190,000 new jobs and an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

Author: 0 Everton skipper Jagielka uncertain about his future at club

An amicable solution between both parties appears no closer as Barkley faces a 12-day countdown until the final day of the current Premier League campaign. We are already trying to get players in for next season in the front positions. "I don't know it's up to the player and he needs to make a decision".

Author: 0 Lakers Expected To Interview Markelle Fultz At NBA Draft Combine

On the court, he's one of the most dynamic offensive playmakers in the 2017 NBA Draft as a lethal slasher and gifted facilitator. He didn't shoot well most of the year, but can attack the basket with both hands and uses his speed to blow past perimeter defenders to get into the paint to score.

Author: 0 West Brom vs. Chelsea: Predicted XI for just another Premier League fixture

We know West Brom are a hard team to play against. However, Walsh believes that there will be a bigger role for the midfielder at Chelsea next season as they prepare for a return to the Champions League. Conte could have been forgiven for celebrating a probable league title while his opponents had been relegated, but instead went over to the away fans, and did this.

Author: 0 Why Everton must beat Arsenal and Tottenham to Leicester's Riyad Mahrez

PSG will return to lead the chase for the £35m-rated Algerian, though Barcelona, Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool have all shown interest in the 26-year-old. After failing last summer, Arsenal will once again try to tempt Mahrez away from the King Power Stadium. Across 33 league matches he's only managed six goals and four assists as Leicester meekly relinquished their crown.

Sport Emotional Isaiah Thomas says he is playing for his sister
Author: 0 Emotional Isaiah Thomas says he is playing for his sister

Thomas is now just the fourth player in Celtics history to score 50 or more points in a playoff game. Early the second half the Wizards went on a 14-0 run in what appeared like the Washington had control of the game. The second game of the second round of the NBA Playoffs between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards takes place tonight. Al Horford scored 15 points with 12 rebounds for Boston.

Sport Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different
Author: 0 Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different

For all his power, Johnson's rise to No. 1 in the world - only Woods has had a larger lead over the last two decades - is due to his wedges. He was determined to do more. Day has had to deal with much emotional turmoil of late after his mother was diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year, making it hard to deal with the pressures on the course .

Sport Pakistan vs West Indies 3rd Test
Author: 0 Pakistan vs West Indies 3rd Test

The former captain continued with his disappointing run in this series as he was undone cheaply but Azhar Ali notched up yet another hundred during the course. With the bowlers on top, it was surprising to see Holder introduce part-time offspinner Roston Chase into the attack as early as the ninth over. On resumption, they players were forced off the field again due to rain in two overs.

Sport Infantino hits out at ´fake news´ and ´FIFA bashing´
Author: 0 Infantino hits out at ´fake news´ and ´FIFA bashing´

The Swiss-Italian has been criticised for a perceived lack of action since replacing Sepp Blatter in February 2016 but Infantino has suggested "fake news" from "FIFA-bashing" countries has unfairly portrayed his presidency in a negative light.

Author: 0 Marcin Gortat: Avery Bradley threatened to 'beat me up' in Game 4

If the Boston-Washington series goes seven, the victor meets the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The NBA initially said the incident took place in Game 4 on Sunday but later corrected its news release. "That was my goal this game, and I feel like I did it", Bradley said. If the Wizards can duplicate that type of suffocating defense, they may have a great shot at pulling an upset on the road and taking over the momentum of this series.

Sport Marshall athletic programs making the grades
Author: 0 Marshall athletic programs making the grades

Two programs posted ideal scores of 1,000 on its 2015-16 Academic Performance Rates in volleyball and women's tennis , while men's basketball posted its highest score in program history. Those programs include both the women's lacrosse and men's basketball championship teams. LSU's success in the annual APR Report comes on the heels of the school's Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report last November that revealed an all-time high of 88% for the Tigers.

Sport Fury: I will beat AJ 'with one arm tied behind my back'
Author: 0 Fury: I will beat AJ 'with one arm tied behind my back'

But Anthony said: "These guys will always have their door open for me; when all is said and done I'll always remember who was there when no one else was". " But we can only concentrate on AJ's career and guiding him ". "But as a boxing fan, they are two young, strong guys in the prime of their career, and it's nearly a foregone conclusion that they will fight, so why not do it right away".

Author: 0 Hamilton could become rival - Bottas

Mercedes have won 53 of the last 63 Formula One races, since the start of the V6 turbo hybrid era, but the team could still revel in the new arrival experiencing what will surely be the first of many victories. The two drivers were out of the race, as was Fernando Alonso, whose bad season with McLaren continued. Having tasted success, Bottas is eager for more but acutely aware that it will be easier said than done.

Author: 0 Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus

Both of their previous finals ended in victories against Atletico, while they also knocked their city rivals out in the 2015 quarter-finals. The home side had the wind taken out of their sails, and they struggled to make an impression in the second half, but Navas made a stunning double save with 25 minutes left to keep Real's margin intact.

Author: 0 Spurs overcome Leonard injury, top Rockets in OT

Now don't hear me say I think Sam Dekker is the missing link-he's not. " They cut the deficit down ... but no matter, what we just stayed with it". He came off the bench to score 12 points, grab seven rebounds and hand out five assists. The Spurs' big men only managed 2-for-5 shooting in the opening three minutes, leading San Antonio to abandon the strategy midway through the first quarter and sub Simmons for Gasol.

Author: 0 Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 in EPL

The goal came after a boring first half where Southampton had the better chances to score first, but Arsenal controlled the game after going ahead. Arsenal didn't register a single shot on target in the first half. He told the club's official website: "He has a bit more protection behind him and has more freedom to go forward and get into the box.

Author: 0 Pivotal Game 5 awaits Boston as it returns home vs. Wizards

I mean, that's what the world is gonna say. Tensions are high between these two teams, who knows what will happen in Game 5 Wednesday night. And everybody else? Like, the opponent? In the second half , the Celtics ran their offense through him, and Horford's passing ability opened up a give-and-go to Jae Crowder and nifty passes to cutters.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Defeat Utah Jazz In Sloppy Game 3

On the other hand, the Jazz got solid contributions from Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert, but it still doesn't seem to be enough. Take Game 3 of Golden State's series against Utah. I don't know if this is one of them. That's why most people were outraged at his decision to join the league's best team last season. Utah held the Warriors to just seven of their patented fast break points, this after giving up 29 and 19 in Games 1 and 2, respectively.

Author: 0 Ireland's 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool Opponents Revealed

Uganda rugby can scale the grandest of heights by qualifying for the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Under Jones, England embarked on a long unbeaten run that ended in March with defeat to Ireland , and have won two successive Six Nations titles, so they are likely to start the tournament as group favourites.

Author: 0 No divided loyalties for Zidane's Juventus reunion

However, a goal from Isco late in the first half quietened the electric atmosphere at Vicente Calderon and Cristiano Ronaldo riled up the home fans more by signalling them to keep quiet with the "shush" gesture. "After 25 minutes it all changed". "I did not think he could do it", Zidane said with a smile. "So we can all be happy, although we have not won anything yet".

Author: 0 Abel Sanchez: Canelo Won't Have Chavez In Front of Him 9/16

Golovkin will put his WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles on the line against the WBO light-middleweight champion. "Luck is for the mediocre", replied Alvarez . " I wanted to box, but he went to the ropes, and I just needed to throw more punches ", Chavez said . And undefeated Golovkin has admitted it will be the biggest test of his career.

Sport Thibaut Courtois: Chelsea title win will be more special after last season
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois: Chelsea title win will be more special after last season

Cesc Fabregas was Chelsea's match-winner, inventively creating goals for Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic either side of half-time at a festive Stamford Bridge. We're still chasing a points tally that will keep us in eighth position, so we have a lot to play for. And then through hard work, he improved a lot.

Author: 0 Penguins top Capitals in series opener

Trotz pulled Holtby after three goals on 14 shots in two periods on Saturday night and seemed stunned to be asked about his status for Game 3. Fleury made 34 saves including 16 in the first period as the Penguins beat the Capitals 6-2. The longer this series goes, the better the chance that the general shape of Game 1, rather than just its score, will become decisive. Moments later Backstrom scored on Ovechkin's rebound at 3:44, but Pittsburgh made it 5-2 at 5:31.

Sport Browns choose Garrett first in NFL draft
Author: 0 Browns choose Garrett first in NFL draft

Earlier in the draft , the 49ers took Stanford tight end Solomon Thomas at No. 3, and LSU running back Leonard Fournette went to Jacksonville at No. "I love to hit", said the No. 1 overall National Football League draft pick, drawing a smile from Jabrill Peppers , who was seated to his left as the Cleveland Browns introduced their new players.

Sport NHL Playoffs 2017: Oilers vs
Author: 0 NHL Playoffs 2017: Oilers vs

It was the most incredible spring that Edmonton hockey fans have experienced in 11 years while it lasted. "I got traded from a team that was first in the division previous year and a contender for the Stanley Cup", Maroon said. "Our team wasn't afraid of the stage". We shall see come Wednesday night. The Oilers haven't been in a Game 7 since losing the deciding game of the 2006 Stanley Cup Final.

Author: 0 Celtics star Thomas fined $25k for cursing at heckler

The Celtics will host the Wizards on Wednesday in a pivotal Game 5 playoff game. If they lost, they needed it to be a close game, at least, to maintain the sense that Boston's best still leaves something to be desired. "Throughout this whole series, whoever's the most physical team has won every game". Considering the fact that the Celtics had consistently put themselves in massive early holes in previous games, that first-quarter spurt was a welcome sign.

Sport National Football League star Aaron Hernandez's murder sentence overturned after he killed himself
Author: 0 National Football League star Aaron Hernandez's murder sentence overturned after he killed himself

MA courts have generally recognized a legal rule called "abatement ab initio ", or abatement, in which convictions are thrown out if a defendant dies before his or her appeal is heard. Aaron Hernandez committed suicide by hanging himself with a bed sheet at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, a maximum security state prison in Shirley, where he was serving a life sentence .

Author: 0 Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, says Courtois

A big win. At this stage of the season, to win is great. Defender Gary Cahill admits there was a party atmosphere at Chelsea this week with the Premier League leaders 90 minutes away from clinching a second title in three years. Chelsea have been competing with local rivals Tottenham, but they now look nearly guarenteed to become champions once again. "Every opponent who goes there has a hard game".

Sport Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic
Author: 0 Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic

Kevin Kisner deprived the die-hard fans around the rain-soaked 18th hole from seeing a victor in the Zurich Classic's new team format as darkness fell Sunday night. "You support each other and it feels good to have someone to lean on", Blixt said, nodding at Smith. Storms are predicted for Sunday, when the format returns to fourballs , so earlier tee times have been arranged in an attempt to complete the tournament, the first official two-man team event on the PGA Tour for 36 years.

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