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Sport Arsenal maintain chase for Champions League Spot with Dominant Stoke Win
Author: 0 Arsenal maintain chase for Champions League Spot with Dominant Stoke Win

Victory moved Arsenal within a point of Liverpool and the Gunners will now be praying that West Ham can continue their recent five game unbeaten run when Jurgen Klopp's side visit the London Stadium. Olivier Giroud gave the Gunners the lead with a late goal in the first half with Mesut Ozil doubling the lead 10 minutes after the restart. "We have to recover now physically and see how everyone recovers for Saturday".

Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Harvey back, Trout still out, Sabathia steps up

The right-hander, who is reportedly considering filing a grievance against the Mets over the suspension, is expected to rejoin the team Tuesday and is scheduled to pitch Friday at Milwaukee. The Giants have scored a combined five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. He claimed it was because he had a "migraine", according to the New York Post , but that's also the excuse you give anytime anyone invites you to an improv show, so no one really ...

Sport Oilers' Andrej Sekera out rest of series against Ducks
Author: 0 Oilers' Andrej Sekera out rest of series against Ducks

Getzlaf has 15 points in 9 games and when the topic of Conn Smythe comes up, he's the leader from the West. Kelser's offensive contributions are not close, but he is a disruptive force against the Oiler offense and a key reason why the team switched to have all three of McDavid, Draisaitl, and RNH play down the middle in the last game.

Sport Pique illness leaves Barca short-staffed in defence against Las Palmas
Author: 0 Pique illness leaves Barca short-staffed in defence against Las Palmas

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insists they still believe in winning the Double. Real Madrid and Barcelona are locked on 84 points at the top of the table. Jordi Alba and Ivan Rakitic will like play more advanced roles as the left and right wingbacks, with Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets in the center of midfield.

Author: 0 Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday

This was a truly dominant showing on all fronts. Who picked up the slack: LaMarcus Aldridge with 27 points (10-of-12 shooting from the floor) with eight rebounds. "To me, it's a joke to get on him", Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Friday. The Spurs finished the regular season as the team with the best road record and they are going to need to win at least one in Cali to advance here.

Sport Celtics match-winner Thomas dedicates superb display to late sister
Author: 0 Celtics match-winner Thomas dedicates superb display to late sister

Chris Paul and company were coming off an impressive win over the Utah Jazz in Game 6 on the road to force the finale on their home court of the Staples Center. on Sunday, just nine hours before Game 1 of the second-round series between his Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards . Al Horford had 15 points and a team-high 12 rebounds for the Celtics , who trailed by 14 in the second half.

Sport Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning
Author: 0 Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning

It was not a gamble. It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision. "It was a decision based on common sense". 17 matches in seven weeks, April and May, 17 matches with 16 players is completely impossible. United booked their place in the final on May 24 by beating Celta Vigo 2-1 on aggregate following a 1-0 second-leg victory at Old Trafford on Thursday.

Author: 0 Hector Bellerin is the most creative defender in the Premier League

Liverpool play at West Ham on Sunday knowing that anything other than a win will open the door for Arsenal to overtake them when they face Sunderland. But away from home, this has been a game where wins have evaded them. "He practised on Tuesday but it was risky to play him at Southampton", he said.

Sport Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP
Author: 0 Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP

It still feels weird to be excited about a McLaren only qualifying seventh, and Alonso beating a Force India, but it's a small sign of progress that I'm sure will lead to an even larger crushing disappointment if and when the McLaren's Honda engine fails us again.

Sport Andy Murray 'concerned' after another early exit
Author: 0 Andy Murray 'concerned' after another early exit

Nadal meets David Goffin in the quarter-finals on Friday after the Belgian beat Milos Raonic 6-4 6-2, while Djokovic will play Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori, who saw off David Ferrer of Spain 6-4 6-3. I played well in the first set and although I had a few nerves in the second, that was because I have not beaten him for so long", he commented. However, the Spaniard started well, breaking his opponent in the first game before comfortably holding serve to race to an early 2-0 lead.

Author: 0 John Wall's big shot takes Wizards to Game 7

With a chance to close out the Wizards in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the Celtics arrived at the Verizon Center almost all decked out in black suits, shirts, trousers and vests. What ruined Boston was that nobody else besides Jae Crowder did much of anything to complement Bradley, Horford and Thomas offensively. "We had some breakdowns here and there that just cost us".

Sport Formula One Spanish Grand Prix result
Author: 0 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix result

Valtteri said: " For most of the weekend we've had the edge on Ferrari but in Q3 they raised their game ". "The fans here are wonderful every year and I feel like I've really been grown a lot in Spain in the last ten years so I really appreciate all of the support I get here", said Hamilton after taking his 64th Formula 1 pole.

Sport Canelo Alvarez Tops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Earns September Fight With GGG
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez Tops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Earns September Fight With GGG

When I was born, fear was gone". The two-weight champion (49-1-1 record in boxing) comfortably disposed of Chavez Jr in the battle of Mexico, winning every single round to grab a 120-108 unanimous decision win on Saturday (6 May). Finally, the fight the boxing world has been waiting for has been confirmed. . Many expect a brawl between the two fighters -hopefully not a boring encounter such as the Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Author: 0 Arsenal Fan TV presenter abuse from Tottenham fans

The win ensured Spurs are certain to finish above Arsenal , with today's triumph leaving them 17 points clear. Despite being bullish before the game he admitted his team had been "lucky" to keep the scoreline respectable. "Now it's a moment to feel proud, feel happy, because I think the last derby against Arsenal here and all that means to the fans, for everyone who loves Tottenham it was a fantastic afternoon".

Sport Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention

Hopefully that's what the scans show. "If that injury was an eight or a nine in terms of pain and soreness and stiffness, this is around a four or five". "I'm not going to lie, I would have loved to have played better than I did the first two days", García said, though he was still being acclaimed for a wonderful hole in one at the 17th, 24 hours earlier.

Sport Arsenal demolish Stoke 4-1 in battle for top four
Author: 0 Arsenal demolish Stoke 4-1 in battle for top four

Beyond an overdue European trophy, victory in the 2017 Europa League Final in Stockholm will also secure Manchester United a prized spot in next season's Champions League group stage draw. Moreover, Arsenal have a goal difference of plus 29, while they have scored 72 goals and conceded 43. Should both teams win their remaining games, Liverpool will finish ONE point above Arsenal .

Author: 0 Celtics put together strong team effort to win again at home

Just when it looked like the Washington Wizards had the Boston Celtics all figured out, things changed once again in Game 5. The Cleveland Cavaliers await the victor of the Celtics-Wizards series . John Wall has scored 20+ points in all 11 playoff games, averaging 28.1 points per game this postseason. "And that's what Avery Bradley does each and every night".

Sport Bangalore win toss, opt to bat first against Delhi
Author: 0 Bangalore win toss, opt to bat first against Delhi

While inconsistency has been the Delhi Daredevils bane, Royal Challengers Bangalore endured horror run in the landmark 10th edition of the cash-rich T20 extravaganza. As has often been the case, Delhi Daredevils' fortunes fluctuated through the tournament, yet again missing out on a play-off berth. Samson and Iyer have shown that classical technique is no barrier to scoring quickly in T20s and if the top-order get going then RCB could have a mountain to chase, especially given the ...

Sport Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Spanish Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton comfortably took provisional pole after the first runs in the top-ten shootout at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, posting a 1 minute 19.149 second lap, to leave him 0.241secs up on team-mate, Valtteri Bottas. He then set the fastest lap of the session before Hamilton and Raikkonen went quicker. "Running in the ovals, maybe I've learnt how to go quick on the straights", said Alonso in reference to his recent rookie Indy 500 test.

Sport Packers draft CB King, S Jones, DT Adams
Author: 0 Packers draft CB King, S Jones, DT Adams

If you would like to receive an email each time a new Green Bay Packers article is published, fill out our email notification form . "I was wearing cheeseheads". He helped Drew Brees pass for more than 5,000 yards for the fifth time in 2016. The Green Bay Packers are reportedly considering a trade at the top of the second round.

Author: 0 Bilic vows not to give up on injury-prone Carroll

Via Liverpool's official website , Klopp said , "He [Sturridge] looks ready". Instead, Adam Lallana could make his return to the starting XI, as could Daniel Sturridge who can replace Roberto Firmino who has not trained this entire week. "I think we're settled now and we know where we're going". Klopp had previously stated that transfer targets who were only interested in Champions League football would be quickly dispensed with as he was looking for players who had a more rounded view ...

Author: 0 Manchester City confirms departure of Zabaleta after the end of the season

Craig Shakespeare's side looked set to equalise when Gael Clichy tripped Mahrez in the area and referee Robert Madley had no hesitation in pointing to the penalty spot. "At the moment, we have consistency", Wenger said. Alexis Sanchez shone and then succumbed to injury as Arsenal won 4-1 at Stoke City on Saturday to close in on the Premier League top four.

Sport Tigers expect to bring Miguel Cabrera back off DL on Tuesday
Author: 0 Tigers expect to bring Miguel Cabrera back off DL on Tuesday

General manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that Syndergaard's stint on the DL likely would be measured in weeks rather than days, though he avoided divulging a specific timeline. Miguel Cabrera was on second with nobody out when Martinez grounded out to the shortstop. The Detroit Tigers have won four games against the Cleveland Indians this season, which matches their total from the 2016 season.

Sport Slavisa Jokanovic: 'All to play for in semi-final second leg'
Author: 0 Slavisa Jokanovic: 'All to play for in semi-final second leg'

Jaap Stam was positive after the game and told the official club website, "Of course, you want to win your games, but coming over here is not the easiest of games". As Fulham head coach Slavisa Jokanovic noted after the game, per The Guardian : "They arrived with a clear plan, and this plan worked for them for a good hour".

Author: 0 Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after freaky penalty incident

Leroy Sane was sent sprawling in the area by Yohan Benalouane and Gabriel Jesus fired the resulting spot kick into the corner. Mahrez played a ball wide to Marc Albrighton, who had all the time he wanted to deliver a cross, and swung a ball over for Okazaki to lean back and volley viciously into the top of the net.

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. pulls away to win after late restart at Kansas

Among those yellow was a awful crash involving Joey Logano, Danica Patrick, and Aric Almirola on lap 200. Will Kyle Busch ever win another Sprint Cup race? Truex retook the lead on lap 243 and led most of the remaining laps. But, he was reported awake and alert shortly after the crash. Logano clearly was shaken by the incident. Logano was unhurt but visibly shaken when he exited the infield care center.

Author: 0 Chelsea not that far ahead, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Alistair Mann: "Having spoiled Tottenham's pursuit of the title in their last game, West Ham now have the opportunity to wreck another team's plans by damaging Liverpool's target of Champions League football". They will put the ball in already and it's 1-0 and you will wake up and maybe it's too late. Manuel Lanzini has scored in five of his last eight Premier League home games.

Sport Losing To Arsenal Changed Everything - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Losing To Arsenal Changed Everything - Antonio Conte

Conte has been able to use a settled side in the Premier League without the extra playing demands of Europe - a point that has been raised by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho - so next season will be more of a slog. Conte refused to discuss reports of a disagreement with 20-goal Costa in public, attributing the striker's absence from the Premier League trip to Leicester to a back injury.

Sport Wall's bucket stretches series to limit
Author: 0 Wall's bucket stretches series to limit

As a team, the Celtics shot 40 percent from the field and 11 of 35 from the three-point line as they put together their best performance on the road in this series only to fall painfully short. "It was kind of copy-catting what we did", said Wall, whose Wizards donned dark outfits before a regular-season game dubbed the "Funeral Game" between these teams that are building a rivalry.

Author: 0 Bottas: 2017 F1 title battle with Hamilton could get 'tricky'

Vettel crossed the line less than one second behind Bottas to extend his lead over Hamilton to 13 points. Hamilton, who also bemoaned an overheating engine in a number of fractious radio messages with his Mercedes team, limped home a bruising 36 seconds behind Bottas.

Sport Taylor not surprised at Sutherland's pay ultimatum
Author: 0 Taylor not surprised at Sutherland's pay ultimatum

The CA wants to keep the players fresh during their off days in April and May when the cash-rich League is played and insisted that there is nothing "sinister" behind the move. In the email Sutherland told Nicholson: "The ACA is fast running out of time to engage with CA's proposal and optimise the outcome for players". He said that the CA threatened the players a day after some top players were offered multi-year deals.

Sport Nadal snaps winless streak vs. Djokovic to reach final
Author: 0 Nadal snaps winless streak vs. Djokovic to reach final

Djokovic had won the past seven meetings between the pair, including three on clay, with nine-times French Open victor Nadal's last victory astonishingly coming at Roland Garros three years ago. Nadal will be expected to continue his dominance over Thiem later on Sunday, May 14, and given the way he has dominated the clay court tournaments this year, the Spaniard will be expected to win the Madrid Open .

Author: 0 Injured Gareth Bale in race to feature in Champions League final

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has warned Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain not to let their friendship lull him into a false sense of security for next month's Champions League final, and insisted "sparks are going to fly" in Cardiff. "It is at home for them in their last game there, so they will be up for it and we have to be the same". "I'm proud of the team, we've showed desire, character, and today, in what was a tough situation, we really saw how calm we can be".

Author: 0 Bangladesh recovery halted by rain against Ireland

With the rain refusing to relent, the umpires had no choice but to call off the match. Iqbal and Mahmudullah oved to 64 not out and 43 not out, respectively, during a superb unbroken fifth-wicket alliance of 87 inside 17 overs. Sarkar had no answer to his fifth ball, a superb rearing delivery which took the edge and after that the 23-year-old enjoyed himself in only his second worldwide on the ground.

Sport Dbacks' Iannetta has stitches in lip, fractured teeth, nose
Author: 0 Dbacks' Iannetta has stitches in lip, fractured teeth, nose

An update on Iannetta, who was taken to a hospital for a precautionary examination after the game, is expected before Saturday's game. He had the most effective performance of his short major league career at time the Pirates needed it the most, giving up only one run and four hits in his 15th career appearance, his second start since taking Jameson Taillon's spot in the rotation.

Author: 0 Zack Greinke: Greinke strikes out 11 in masterful showing

Zack Greinke's bid for his first career no-hitter was thwarted by Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco's leadoff home run in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Pirates 2-1 on Thursday night in Phoenix. Jaso, batting for Willams, singled in a run in the sixth to make it 4-1. It was only his third hit in his last 44 plate appearances, a stretch of 14 games including 12 total starts.

Sport Mourinho: Europa League Final Shouldn't Define Me
Author: 0 Mourinho: Europa League Final Shouldn't Define Me

Jose Mourinho says his success in the Europa league should not define if his first year at United was a good one. Manchester/Lyon: Two of continent's historic football clubs, Manchester United and AFC Ajax laboured past Celta Vigo and Lyon, respectively, to set up the final of UEFA Europa League .

Author: 0 'Pretty nice' says Klopp after Can's 'best ever goal'

Liverpool's win means they are four points clear of United, who have a game in hand, with three matches remaining but Klopp is refusing to rest on his laurels ahead of Sunday's encounter with Southampton at Anfield. "Our target is to play in the Champions League because with the quality of players that we have here and with a club like Liverpool , your target has to be to play in the Champions League".

Author: 0 Holmes, Stanley Share Lead At Players Championship

Of the 82 players on the course, 49 had at least one double bogey. However, instead of playing himself back among the leaders, Day struggled to a one-over 73 in the third round. Throw in Spain's Sergio Garcia, Sweden's Alex Noren , Italy's Francesco Molinari , Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello and Perez, and you have an eclectic group of players with all manner of backgrounds and styles.

Author: 0 Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said on Thursday. The DPRK said early this month that the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula is the most unsafe in half a century since the 1950-1953 Korean War. China says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) undermines its security as its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory. That contrasted with its one-sentence Korean-language report of the election of Mr Moon's conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye in 2012, which did ...

Sport N.J.'s Jabrill Peppers denies drug use: 'Never in my life'
Author: 0 N.J.'s Jabrill Peppers denies drug use: 'Never in my life'

Peppers, one of Cleveland's three first-round draft picks, also quickly took ownership of a leadership role of sorts. He says a long-time problem with cramping forced him to drink too much water at the scouting combine. "I can only control what I can control, and that is being the best ball player and best person I can be". Parr said she has worked for the station on and off over the past few years, and had been appearing once a week since last year.

Author: 0 Tillerson talks climate change policy

As the eight Arctic states reflect on the US Chairmanship and welcome the incoming Finnish Chair, Jim Stotts ICC Alaska President offered, "We must note that the results of all of the work done during the USA chairmanship would have benefitted greatly from an earlier involvement of the Permanent Participants during project planning stages and through the use of Indigenous Knowledge".

Sport Clinical Arsenal crush Stoke to take top-four race to the wire
Author: 0 Clinical Arsenal crush Stoke to take top-four race to the wire

Stoke were back in the game for a few minutes and then, stretched, they were blown away by an Arsenal team who finished them off in style. "We had a hard week but we've won convincingly so the focus is there, the fighting spirit is there and we're pleased to win", Wenger said.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: What time does Day 3 start?

LSU had two picks inside the top 10. Not bad for a greenhorn-we'll just look past that QB depth chart for a year. It's a questionable move through the eyes of absolutely everyone on social media, who wondered why the Bears would pay that sort of price to move up a single spot.

Sport Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane: 'We will suffer at their place for sure'

Real shook off the absence of record signing Gareth Bale and an injury to Dani Carvajal in the first half to crush Diego Simeone's usually resilient side, scoring as many goals on Tuesday as Atleti had conceded in their previous seven games.

Sport Nadal crushes Djokovic to reach Madrid tennis final
Author: 0 Nadal crushes Djokovic to reach Madrid tennis final

The Serb maintains a 26-24 head-to-head record over the Spaniard. After a decent start to the season, where he played three hard court finals - including Australian Open and the Miami Masters - Nadal looks comfortable on his preferred turf and is easily the man to beat till the clay season culminates.

Sport Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return
Author: 0 Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

Hitting back: Lima vehemently denied this and replied: "no I did not. It seems like there are guys on base all the time ", Shaw said. It's been a week since Matt Harvey failed to show up for a game, triggering a three-day suspension and a whirlwind of rumors.

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