Author: 0 Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

We worked our way through it. "I don't know what lies in all of that, but I'm not the best at qualifying anyway", Johnson said, "so this takes all the pressure off of me and my job". He tends to be an all-or-nothing option at the 1.5-mile ovals, but he seems to have a setup he likes at Kansas. As we said last weekend, Joey Logano still needs a win to get in the playoffs.

Author: 0 Arsenal go fifth, hunt Top Four

Liverpool, who are third, are four points ahead of Arsenal but have played a game more . We created more space and overall I think it was a very convincing win. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels that teams battling in Europe and domestically will find it hard to win the coveted English Premier League (EPL) title.

Author: 0 Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach final

He flirted with a break point to level at 5-5 while Nadal was serving for his fifth title in Madrid - a Demi-Decima, if you will. Thiem threw everything but the kitchen sink at Nadal , and he just kept coming, finally converting on his fourth championship point to lift a fifth Madrid title.

Sport Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp
Author: 0 Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge insists he has no concerns over his future after helping Jurgen Klopp's side consolidate their place in the Champions League qualification spots with a 4-0 win at West Ham . "We want to do this, we want to be successful. His paced troubles teams and I thought his timing was brilliant". West Ham's £20million forward Andre Ayew produced not one but two miss-of-the-season contenders in one go when he hit the post from two yards out, and then prodded the ...

Author: 0 Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

I want to thank my managers, coaches, teammates, support staff, those of you that are here today and those of you who aren't for being with me along that the entire journey. Why do you keep hiring the best and the brightest to work for us", says Levine? He rode to the infield in a golf cart as Frank Sinatras version of “My Way” was played.

Author: 0 Spurs say farewell to White Hart Lane with Man United win

In an emotional 90 minutes, Spurs played out their final game at the Lane after 118 years, before moving on to their shiny new stadium for the 2018-19 season. Because all together we worked so hard together to achieve all that we have achieved this season. Eriksen featured for Tottenham in the Premier League game against United at home on Sunday evening.

Sport Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best
Author: 0 Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best

But his race immediately went awry when a brush with Massa at the first corner sent him through the gravel and down to 11th. But even if we'd gone through, with the speed we have in the straights, sooner or later we'd drop down the order. "The tipping point will come when Honda will bring a more powerful upgrade", he said. "It was definitely a good qualifying for us, and P7 is a gift".

Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho more focused on silverware than top four

Manchester United managed to keep the Spanish side Celta Vigo at bay with a 1-1 draw at the Old Trafford , to make it to the Europa League final on a 2-1 aggregate score. And if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy because he played two matches against Feyenoord and against Fenerbahce. "I said 'OK I accept it, but still want to stay here and want to train".

Author: 0 Ozil has blossomed in new Arsenal role - Wenger

That would be another bitter blow for Arsene Wenger, who once again had to endure calls for his resignation from frustrated Arsenal fans, who flew a plane trailing the message: "Wenger - Out means Out" over Stoke's stadium. There's a feeling there we can do it. So too the fact the visiting supporters chanted his name approvingly in response. It's a bit special to hear that from the travelling fans.

Author: 0 Wizards react to F-bomb chants against Kelly Oubre: 'That's Boston, man'

The Game 7 that the Wizards wanted no part of when they headed to Boston , has vaulted to the top of their wish list. The home team has won every game, and the Celtics are the team with four home games this series . The Celtics have been bad in Washington through two games, averaging just 95.5 points on just 39.7 percent shooting. Avery Bradley said after Game 5 that the team already talked about how sweet it will be if they can close out the series in Washington .

Author: 0 Yankees retire Jeter's No. 2

A 14-time All-Star, Jeter played his entire 20-year career with the Yankees and was a key contributor to five World Series championships. "De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!", Jeter had the honor of unveiling his No. One thing the Yankees know how to do is ceremonies. "I chose Mother's Day because I have a very special relationship, not only with my mother, but with my whole family".

Sport Jim Hamilton bows out with Saracens triumph at Murrayfield
Author: 0 Jim Hamilton bows out with Saracens triumph at Murrayfield

The Aviva Premiership champions take on Clermont from 4pm on Saturday, with Gloucester facing Stade Francais in the Challenge Cup final on Friday night. Richard Wigglesworth slipped a pass to the on-rushing Kruis just short of the Clermont posts and the England lock charged across for the second try converted by Farrell.

Author: 0 Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho

Wenger said: "I was not happy with the referee because he gave them many free-kicks in the centre of the park". He also insisted that he was not upset at missing out on a top-four finish and took a fresh swipe at his rivals by saying that they would rather still be fighting for a third trophy this season - like United.

Sport Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish

The Reds will be up against a Celta Vigo side who have lost their last four games against English opponents, including last week's first leg, but have won more matches (three) than they have lost (two) in England. United hasn't scored a goal in five away matches against teams in the top six this season, including the loss to Chelsea in the FA Cup. "We are aware of the level of the opposition and the scenario where we are going to be playing, but we have nothing to lose".

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Author: 0 Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin confirm

A confident Canelo didn't bother to sit in his corner after the seventh round of a fight that wasn't almost as competitive as hoped. Even Golden Boy promoter Oscar De La Hoya was a little perplexed by how the Canelo-Chavez fight played out, saying it was unfathomable to him that the noticeably larger fighter in Chavez Jr.

Author: 0 Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

We have the opportunity to win the Double and we must be ready to fight to do this. I'm always surprised when a manager can lift the league title in his first year in a new country, because there are so many distractions and so much acclimatising that simply has to take place.

Author: 0 Tottenham, United do battle in White Hart Lane

This will also be our live thread for the game, so join us in the comments to discuss the action. Speaking ahead the game, Mourinho confirmed Eric Bailly would start after his red card in the Europa League final. We have been unbeaten at home all season so there are a lot of things to be happy about. Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino says there will be no excuses when his side play at Wembley next season.

Sport Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

After both players held throughout the opening set a tie-break was required, which Nadal edged after taking four points on the spin to open up a lead in the contest. The Spaniard won 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 and will now meet Australia's Nick Kyrgios, who overcame Ryan Harrison of the United States 6-3, 6-3. David Goffin awaits the victor of Nadal's clash with Kyrgios as the Belgian beat world number six Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-2.

Sport Wenger retains top-four hope
Author: 0 Wenger retains top-four hope

I leave Highbury (Arsenal's old ground), they were crying. They were walking with their heads low, so finally they sing, the scarves, it's nice for them, honestly. Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck did the damage in north London on Sunday and Mourinho has accepted United's hopes of a return to UEFA's elite competition via a league position are over.

Sport Tom Brady, sporting safety bubble, maintains
Author: 0 Tom Brady, sporting safety bubble, maintains "no curse"

This marks Brady's first appearance on a video game cover since NFL Gameday 2003 . Yesterday, EA Sports delivered their opinion on the matter by announcing that Brady would grace the cover of Madden NFL 18, as well as a special "GOAT Edition" of the game.

Sport West Ham vs Liverpool 14th May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 West Ham vs Liverpool 14th May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Man of the match Philippe Coutinho netted twice, Daniel Sturridge scored on his first Premier League start since January and fellow striker Divock Origi completed the rout. "We want to do this, we want to be successful". Everything counts. You are fighting to get a special position in the table and that's why we're here.

Sport Arsenal go within a point of Champions League
Author: 0 Arsenal go within a point of Champions League

Southampton manager Claude Puel , whose side remain 10th, felt his players deserved to take more from the game. The Chilean global became the first Arsenal player to score 20 EPL goals in one season since Robin van Persië posted 30 goals in 2011-12.

Author: 0 Batshuayi's late winner delivers title for Chelsea

It was no doubt manager Arsene Wenger's most successful year and one in which he went the whole season unbeaten. "He is the leader, he took the team from 10th place to the title in rather simple fashion". Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri says he is proud to pass the Premier League torch to a fellow countryman as Chelsea's Antonio Conte became the fourth Italian to win the title.

Sport Mourinho admits top four finish is impossible
Author: 0 Mourinho admits top four finish is impossible

United have struggled to break into the Champions League qualification places all season, spending most of the campaign in fifth or sixth spot in the Premier League, and Sunday's loss leaves them in a hard position. I really don't care about it [the record against Wenger]. The Arsenal boss has been under intense scrutiny lately, with between 50 and 100 fans walking to the Emirates Sunday carrying signs asking for his removal.

Author: 0 Iannetta 'doing OK' after being hit in face with fastball

The team will have an update on his status Saturday. After breaking up Zack Greinke's no-hitter with an eight-inning homer Thursday, Polanco had a single, a double and two RBIs, and his looping double down the left-field line in the first inning drove in the Pirates' first run.

Sport Joanna Jedrzejczyk Defies Challengers: 'No One Is Taking This Belt From Me'
Author: 0 Joanna Jedrzejczyk Defies Challengers: 'No One Is Taking This Belt From Me'

On her goals: "After getting the belt, I'd like to buy a home and help my family out". The 225 significant strikes Jedrzejczyk put on Andrade were a career-high, besting her previous mark of 220 set in November 2015. "It wasn't enough, but I think we still put on great work". While Jedrzejczyk is not opposed to talk of possibly facing Rose Namajunas next, she reaffirms that keeping her title on May 13 is first and foremost in her mind.

Author: 0 Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

Ravindra Jadeja , who was as destructive in India's home season as Ashwin, is the second front-line spinner. India have been drawn in Group B and will open the defence of their crown against rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4, before further pool matches versus Sri Lanka and South Africa.

Sport National Basketball Association admits Celtics lost time on final possession
Author: 0 National Basketball Association admits Celtics lost time on final possession

While Washington is constantly jabbed at for having an atrocious bench, it was Boston's second unit that really let the Celtics down. Wall's shot was the first game-tying or go-ahead 3-pointer in the final 10 seconds of an elimination game since Ray Allen hit one for the Heat against the Spurs in Game 6 of the 2013 Finals.

Author: 0 Sergio Romero wants to stay at Old Trafford for a 'long time'

Mourinho signalled his intentions last weekend when he rested key players for the trip to Arsenal with their European clash in mind - winning the competition will secure automatic qualification for the Champions League next season. "You can not play two big competitions with 15 players". "But we have one that is more important than others". 'Joel Pereira is fantastic and I am going to give him a chance to play in the Premier League this season.

Sport Senators stress 'pack mentality' defense is key to slowing down Penguins
Author: 0 Senators stress 'pack mentality' defense is key to slowing down Penguins

Ryan took control near center ice and raced past Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta before flipping a backhander past Fleury to give the upstart Senators early control of the series . Hornqvist hit post to start the power play but from there the Senators did a good job limiting Pittsburgh's chances on Anderson. Although playoff points leader Evgeni Malkin scored, fellow centre and Rocket Richard Trophy victor Sidney Crosby was held to two shots - and no other shot attempts - and ...

Sport Every Touch: David Silva v Leicester
Author: 0 Every Touch: David Silva v Leicester

City will honour the departing Zabaleta at Tuesday's final home game of the season against West Brom. But the two early goals settled City here while the defense coped better with the unsafe Jamie Vardy up front. "And we go to Watford". Kasper Schmeichel was not a happy man following Leicester City's controversial loss to Manchester City on Saturday. Meanwhile.

Author: 0 Predicted Liverpool FC Starting XI vs West Ham United

Liverpool on the other hand know that they have to win this game and if they do not, then they will not be playing in the Champions League next season. Klopp also was seemingly frustrated with Arsenal's 2-0 win against Southampton in the midweek just a few days after his side's 0-0 affair with the Saints.

Sport Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans
Author: 0 Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans

Manchester United will receive nearly £40 million in Europa League prize money if they progress to the final in Stockholm on May 24 - a figure which would eclipse their earnings from last season's unsuccessful Champions League campaign. "He puts too much pressure on the fourth official every time". "But today I tried to win". An away game at Tottenham awaits next Sunday but, given United haven't managed a single goal at Liverpool , Chelsea , Manchester City or Arsenal this season, ...

Author: 0 Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

Chris Iannetta was bloodied by a fastball to the face after hitting a home run for Arizona earlier, and the Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-4 Friday night in what flared up as the latest episode of ill will between the teams. "We're still trying to drill down to making sure everything is OK". Andrew McCutchen had an RBI double and pinch hitter John Jaso singled home a run in support of Williams, who made his second start since replacing Jameson Taillon in the rotation.

Sport Rafael Nadal edges out Dominic Thiem for fifth Madrid Masters
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal edges out Dominic Thiem for fifth Madrid Masters

Djokovic coming up with a much more professional display as compared to his first match where he had huffed and puffed his way to a three set victory is certainly a good news for his fans. It was another categorical win for Nadal in what has been a superb season for the fifth-ranked Spaniard, who will be trying to win his third straight title on Sunday.

Author: 0 Korean Kim becomes youngest to win Players Championship

But his smooth swing looked back on point while maneuvering around TPC Sawgrass' risky layout. Kim sank a 24-foot birdie putt at the par-4 seventh to seize the lead and sank an 18-foot birdie putt at the par-5 ninth to reach 10-under for a two-stroke advantage.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas on Game 7: 'That's Where Legends Are Born'

John Wall hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 3.5 seconds left to lift the Wizards to a 92-91 victory over the Celtics. Boston Celtics All-Star Isaiah Thomas is embracing the challenge of his team's upcoming Game 7 against the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Sport Watch Madrid Open 2017 final live online and on TV
Author: 0 Watch Madrid Open 2017 final live online and on TV

Djokovic went into the game fresher than the Spaniard after Kei Nishikori's wrist injury game him a bye in the quarter-final, but perhaps a day without competition effected his rhythm as he struggled to come with Nadal, who claimed the first set with few problems.

Author: 0 Hammers no match for in-form Liverpool

A five-match unbeaten run had lifted West Ham to 12th in the table, but it was unable to replicate the intensity it showed when beating Tottenham in its previous game. It does look like city will be in the Champions League at least but how must Klopp be feeling tonight? "But if we can be as focused and fluent as today then it will be hard (for Middlesbrough)".

Author: 0 Barca Will Fight Until The End, Says Luis Enrique

Aleix Vidal is out for the season with a dislocated ankle, and Sergi Roberto's fifth booking of the campaign last weekend means he misses the game through suspension. "I will always remember my time here on this island". If Suarez had been caught biting an opponent again, as he had when he played for Ajax, Liverpool and for the Uruguay national team, he likely would've faced a very harsh punishment from Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Sport Rough road: Last-place Giants delayed by bus breakdown
Author: 0 Rough road: Last-place Giants delayed by bus breakdown

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Scott Feldman throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Cincinnati. The right-hander talked his way into pitching one more inning despite a high pitch count. "The arm felt normal today". "That's my personality. I try to be as supportive as possible.

Sport Mourinho: Season not a failure if Man United lose final
Author: 0 Mourinho: Season not a failure if Man United lose final

Jose Mourinho says some Manchester United players deserve to rest after making major changes to his team to face Tottenham on Sunday. This story was first featured on - simple, shareable sport. It has been a great journey, it did not end the way we wanted it to, but we gave it our very best and no one can ask for more . But, obviously, like we did against Arsenal [last Sunday], we didn't throw the match away.

Author: 0 Arizona's Chris Iannetta leaves game after taking pitch to face

At the bottom of the seventh inning, Iannetta's mouth made contact with a pitch, causing him to lose a tooth and bleed from his nose and lips. Iannetta immediately collapsed at the plate and appeared to have blood on his face and head as he exited the field.

Author: 0 Zidane reveals only condition he can continue as Real Madrid manager

The midfielder, who turns 15 next week, is one of four of Zidane's sons now playing in Madrid's academy. Barcelona captain Andrés Iniesta has admitted he has lost interest in the Champions League , after his side failed to make the final in Cardiff, but has accepted Juventus and Real Madrid are deserving finalists.

Sport Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton back on pole
Author: 0 Spanish Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton back on pole

Vettel's second place at the Circuit de Catalunya keeps him on top of the standings on 104 points, but with Hamilton close behind on 98 after gaining seven points on the Ferrari driver . But Vettel couldn't last forever - and eventually Hamilton saw his chance and swept majestically past as they both lapped the field. The retirements of Raikonnen and Verstappen plus Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas mean the championship is already looking like a two horse race.

Sport Celtics lament lost second but keep focus on G7
Author: 0 Celtics lament lost second but keep focus on G7

Bradley Beal finished with a game-high 33 points and combined with Wall to score 23 of the Wizards' 26 points in the fourth quarter. Celtics guard, Isiah Thomas, put Boston up 87-82 late when he knocked down a baseline jumper and a three-pointer.

Sport Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards - 5/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards - 5/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game 7 of this Eastern Conference semifinal is set for Monday night in Boston (8 p.m. ET, TNT), the victor of which gets the Cavaliers in the conference finals. John Wall's statistics haven't been affected much by the venue. The screen allowed Avery Bradley to come loose from Beal. I'm tempted to take the Wizards with the points, but I'm sticking with the Celtics to get the job done at home where they won by 22 points back in Game 5.

Sport Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Stroll avoids crashes but finishes last
Author: 0 Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Stroll avoids crashes but finishes last

The Mercedes driver started from pole position but immediately lost out to Ferrari's Vettel at the first corner as the German got a great start from second on the grid. "OK, box, Sebastian, box", he was told. After clarifying "are you sure?", Vettel was told he could return to the pits before then receiving a message to push and briefly setting the fastest lap.

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