Author: 0 Vincent Kompany tells Pep Guardiola he need players like Pablo Zabaleta

Yaya Toure's agent knows nothing about the midfielder being offered a new contract at Man City and has not heard anything from the club for two months. "He wants to play in the Champions League next season but he would also play for an ambitious club who have big plans - a club who have a project".

Sport Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win Barcelona Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem to win Barcelona Open

However, with all three matches being played on clay-court, Thiem has defeated Nadal on his preferred surface in Buenos Aires and will be hoping for a repeat performance. Nadal won in Barcelona between 2005-2009, 2011-13 and now in the last two years. "It will be a tough match for me, but I am just happy to be back in the final", Nadal said, as quoted on ESPN .

Author: 0 Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot

To see it go in was special. "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", Mourinho said. We had one marvellous year in my time there - 1986-87 when we reached the FA Cup final and finished third - that people still ask me about when I go back to the Lane.

Sport Arsenal's top-scorer Sanchez a doubt for Sunderland game
Author: 0 Arsenal's top-scorer Sanchez a doubt for Sunderland game

Arsenal are set to take on Sunderland tomorrow evening, and may have to do so without key duo Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny. "We have a little bit of a problem with Koscielny but we should have everyone available", manager Arsene Wenger said .

Sport Russell Wilson Slammed On Social Media For Mother's Day Message To Ciara
Author: 0 Russell Wilson Slammed On Social Media For Mother's Day Message To Ciara

Wilson - who Wednesday the singer in 2016 and welcomed baby daughter Sienna with her last month - shared a sweet photo on Instagram of the two at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards and wrote, "Nothing better than spending time with you. "Russ, go worry about your done career". "You gotta think how @ future thinks", wrote one commenter. Several of Wilson's fans were quick to jump to his defense and applauded him for referring to his stepson as his own.

Sport Former Juventus winger believes Antonio Conte will stay at Chelsea
Author: 0 Former Juventus winger believes Antonio Conte will stay at Chelsea

Chelsea could be set to offload a newly-minted club hero as soon as this summer, as the Blues look to fund a move for a new leading man. Sugar relinquished control of the club in 2001 after taking over in 1991 and feels the offer of Champions League and potential title glory is enough to keep the likes of Dele Alli and Harry Kane at the club.

Author: 0 Woo, woo, woo, what a win for young star

You may have heard of the others . From a tough lie behind the green, in a bunker with not much room between him and the pin, or even standing on the 17th tee and staring at an island, the 21-year-old South Korean never flinched and never made worse than par.

Sport Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status
Author: 0 Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status

Spurs had attempted to bring the Ivory Coast global to White Hart Lane last summer, however they reportedly failed after a £12 million bid was rejected. But, for me, it's easy to see what the club needs to do differently. "I know it puts Hull down after a fearless fight, but for us it's a great, great feeling".

Author: 0 Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

It feels ironic that the only times that Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have ever met is on clay, with only one win for the young Austrian in Buenos Aires past year. Nadal's current title streak began with victories at Monte Carlo and Barcelona last month. "I can't be any happier", Nadal said. "It's logical that after a hard week, I've been playing a lot of matches , a lot of hours out there on the court, I feel like it's sore, a little bit exhausted".

Sport Madrid Open: Nadal top Goffin to reach semis
Author: 0 Madrid Open: Nadal top Goffin to reach semis

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic also reached the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Thursday with a straight set victory 6-4, 7-5 over Feliciano Lopez . It was the 11th straight win for Nadal , and his tour-leading 30th victory for the year. "Winning is very important but also the way I'm playing at the moment makes me very relaxed".

Author: 0 Timberwolves: History of the NBA Draft Lottery and how it works today

Entering Tuesday's National Basketball Association lottery, the Mavericks now sit in the No. 9 position in the draft. Because the odds of receiving the first pick overall were much higher (50 percent), many teams were accused of tanking in the regular season in hopes of securing the worst record and the best odds.

Sport Eddie Lacy makes $55000 for weighing less than 253 pounds
Author: 0 Eddie Lacy makes $55000 for weighing less than 253 pounds

Running back Eddie Lacy weighed in at 253 pounds Monday, earning a $55,000 bonus from the Seattle Seahawks for being under 255 pounds. That would put him three pounds away from another $55,000 bonus next month. Lacy's 2015 season was a disappointment by the lofty standards he had established over his first two campaigns, and last offseason he spent time working out with P90X founder Tony Horton.

Author: 0 'Something went wrong' - Man City midfielder Fernandinho

The England global has recovered from a muscular problem that has kept him out of action since April 8. Tony Pulis has only won six Premier League games out of 45 after his teams have reached 40 points. By contrast, the only team West Brom have lost more successive Premier League games to are Chelsea (11, 2002-2011). City defeated West Brom 4-0 at the Hawthorns with two goals apiece from Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan.

Author: 0 Wall, Wizards force game seven against Celtics

Mere minutes after the final buzzer sounded, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens arrived at the podium for his postgame press conference. Game 1 was played the day after the funeral of Thomas' sister, Chyna, who was killed in a auto accident in mid-April in their home state of Washington .

Sport Jeter's Number 2 Retired, Yankees Now Out of Single Digit Jerseys
Author: 0 Jeter's Number 2 Retired, Yankees Now Out of Single Digit Jerseys

Jeter also gave a heartfelt speech in which he thanked the Yankees and their fans for their support during his 19-year Major League Baseball career. "When you play here in NY for 20 years, I learned that time flies, memories fade, but family is forever". The 23-year-old third baseman, who made his big league debut last year, viewed the tribute from Houston's dugout.

Author: 0 Premier League champions Chelsea were "lucky" this season - Klopp

Michy Batshuayi struck his second league goal of the season for his side against Tony Pulis' men late on, sending Chelsea's travelling supporters and Conte delirious. Only minor tactical switches have been necessary, mainly swapping Willian for Pedro in attack on occasions and sometimes giving the more attack-minded Cesc Fabregas a start ahead of Nemanja Matic in midfield .

Sport Lauda: Bottas' 'life is easier' after Sochi success
Author: 0 Lauda: Bottas' 'life is easier' after Sochi success

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has experienced it 54 times in his career and Nico Rosberg, the 2016 title-winner replaced by Bottas in January, won 23 grands prix before retiring. A spin behind the safety vehicle in Shanghai raised questions about his ability to step up and, after a tyre pressure issue in Bahrain, he was given instructions to let Hamilton past, prompting the team orders debate.

Author: 0 Kim, 21, becomes youngest victor of Players

Things change pretty quick with good golf, and that's what I've done this week. As bogeys began to pile up all over TPC Sawgrass, Kim remained calm and made par after par after par on the back nine. "I've already decided I'm going to go, too, so I'm ready for that". "I really wish we could have that benefit", Kim added. A day after he missed just one fairway and to tied Holmes at 9-under, Kyle Stanley found just six of 14 fairways to shoot 75.

Author: 0 Warriors in big comeback beat Spurs 113-111 in Game One

They jumped on a shell-shocked, out-of-rhythm Warriors team, making the easy passes hard, turning the hard passes into turnovers and holding one of the best offenses in league history to 16 first quarter points, while turning them over eight times and bolting up by as many as 25 in the first half.

Sport Sheffield Wednesday: Owls star Keiren Westwood named in Republic of Ireland squad
Author: 0 Sheffield Wednesday: Owls star Keiren Westwood named in Republic of Ireland squad

He has suffered a torrid time with injuries over the years and had loan spells with Accrington Stanley, Rochdale, Portsmouth, Barnsley an MK Dons. The global camp will close with the qualifier against Austria in Aviva Stadium on June 11. The Cavan man is now in Poland at Jagiellonia Bialystok who are now leading the Polish top division. "We're preparing for this game, it's good to see he is doing well but I think there are a couple of lads in front of him at the moment".

Sport Kipchoge misses sub-2 hour marathon by just 26 seconds
Author: 0 Kipchoge misses sub-2 hour marathon by just 26 seconds

The attempt at Monza's Formula One race course did not go down as an official world record, sanctioned by the IAAF, due to variables including the pacers entering mid-race and drinks being given to runners via mopeds. "Today was history", former world record sprinter Carl Lewis said after the event in northern Italy. A sub-two-hour marathon would involve running at a pace of 4:34 per mile - seven seconds quicker than the current record of 2:02:57 set by Kenya's Dennis Kimetto at the 2014 ...

Sport Tom Brady plays with the Packers on Madden:
Author: 0 Tom Brady plays with the Packers on Madden: "I like that offense".

At least in the eyes of his video game-loving son. " Julian [Edelman ] catches a pass, and I've got to tackle him", Brady said . In an interview with ESPN , it reveals that the 40-year-old National Football League superstar grew up working out at the gym within the EA headquarters in San Mateo, California because one of their family friends was working for the gaming development firm.

Author: 0 Ryan Blaney takes Kansas pole as 11 fail to pass inspection

He probably felt all alone on the track , too. Blaney, who led 83 laps, appeared to have the fastest auto for good portions of the night, but Truex came on strong at the end, passing the No. 10 Ford hard into the outside wall. Almirola, who was trailing, came up on the wreck and hit both cars hard, lifting the No. 43 Ford's back wheels off the racing surface.

Author: 0 Chris Iannetta suffered multiple teeth and nose fractures from 93-mph fastball

Ahmed hit the first pitch in the second inning down the left field line and into the Arizona bullpen for his third homer of the season to make it 1-0. Patrick Corbin pitched six innings for the win to improve to 3-4, allowing four runs on six hits. "It flattened out on me and people were making good contact", he said.

Author: 0 Tottenham bid farewell to White Hart Lane with victory over Manchester United

Tottenham's triumph ended Jose Mourinho's hopes of United making the top four, leaving three teams chasing the last two Champions League spots: Liverpool, which beat West Ham 4-0 on Sunday, Manchester City and Arsenal. NAN reports that the loss means Jose Mourinho's men can not now finish in the top four to get a place in the UEFA Champions League. "We know that it is a big objective, we know that if we lose the final we don't play Champions League", said Mourinho, who has already ...

Sport Warriors erase big deficit to win after Spurs' star injured
Author: 0 Warriors erase big deficit to win after Spurs' star injured

We all know Bayless' main goal with this entire outburst was to gin up buzz for his show 'Undisputed' on FS1, which has struggled to generate solid ratings as a network. Durant has repeatedly spoken of elevating his game when it matters most - and wow did he do it at the very moment the Warriors needed a huge lift on their home floor.

Sport Chiefs' first-round draft pick robbed at gunpoint
Author: 0 Chiefs' first-round draft pick robbed at gunpoint

Deputies located the vehicle nearby and arrested two men who were inside it, Michael Blake Pinkerton, 34, and Billy Ray Johnson, 58. Items taken from Mahomes and the others were found inside the vehicle. 7 when it travels to MA to take on the New England Patriots at 8:30 p.m. ET. Coslin said deputies recovered property from the vehicle that was taken during the robbery.

Author: 0 Penguins Fall 2-1 in OT to Senators

Soon Kessel was able to bring the " Pittsburgh " wins, however his shot only shook the crossbar. Consider the forward all caught up. In Game 2, they can capture the rest of the NHL's too. Kessel finished the night with three shots on goal and he hasn't scored in three consecutive games. "I thought five-on-five, we played well", said Boucher.

Author: 0 Middlesbrough relegated after 3-0 defeat at leaders Chelsea

Chelsea have won just once in their previous five trips to West Brom and a fourth defeat in six would see them bow out on a high in their final home game, ensuring the customary lap of honour would not be overshadowed by jubilant scenes from the visitors.

Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur Send White Hart Lane Off in Style (Videos, Photos)

The Lane has been graced by such Spurs greats as Jimmy Greaves, Steve Perryman and Glenn Hoddle and it was fitting that Kane, emblem of their exciting current side, should be their final goalscorer there. The only opportunity that came United's way was a curled effort from Anthony Martial that fizzed past the post. But with Spurs' fans happily serenading favourites of yesteryear - Ledley King, Teddy Sheringham, Aaron Lennon, who is fighting mental health issues at present - the hosts ...

Author: 0 'Tell my story fully' Aaron Hernandez wrote in final note to fiancee

A death report released Friday lists the Bloods under Hernandez's gang profile and says Hernandez was disciplined for having "STG" paraphernalia. And officials found a almost 6-inch metal shiv in his belongings. The text: "Lifetime Loyalty". A postmortem toxicology test came back negative for all substances, including synthetic cannabinoids. The jury found him not guilty of homicide but convicted him of one count of possessing an unlicensed weapon.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger taking each game as it comes as Arsenal target fourth

Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud scored to lead Arsenal to a 2-0 victory over Southampton in the English Premier League (EPL) that puts the Gunners within three points of four-place Manchester City . It is said that the players previous club Hoffenheim only received £5.8million of the £29m fee. We have to show character again. "We know West Brom are a hard team to play against".

Sport Anthony Joshua in position for all comers
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua in position for all comers

But in his Big Fight diary for the Evening Standard , Joshua wrote: '[My team] will lay out the options on the table and I'll pick one but I think I already showed on Saturday night I can knock anyone out. The issue regarding Fury testing positive for a banned substance in early 2015 is also still a problem but Hearn confirmed that Joshua wants nothing more than to see Fury get back in the ring.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Some Man Utd players deserve to rest

Jose Mourinho says Premier League games are distraction for his Manchester United side and has denied gambling on the club's season. We suffered until the end and it was open until the last second. "It's not possible to do it [play] every three days". United midfielder Ander Herrera said: "It was a insane game and we suffered, but we're in the final".

Sport The Warriors picked up right where they left off against Jazz
Author: 0 The Warriors picked up right where they left off against Jazz

Seven turnovers again is a franchise low. But for a flub in garbage time, the team would have set the record with 6. What happens is the Warriors win and they win big. Kevin Durant and Draymond Green each scored 17, Klay Thompson dumped in 15 and Zaza Pachulia even hit double figures with 10 points. The Warriors also played Gobert physically, throwing him off a bit.

Sport Diamondbacks C Iannetta placed on concussion DL
Author: 0 Diamondbacks C Iannetta placed on concussion DL

Iannetta hit a solo home run to start the third inning. Godley was being considered for the fifth spot in the rotation and earned at least another look with his most recent start, a four-hitter through seven innings in which he beat Detroit, 7-1.

Sport Kipchoge on pace for sub-two hour marathon
Author: 0 Kipchoge on pace for sub-two hour marathon

His 2:00:24 mark is the best-ever, but technically not an official record because Nike used a throng of pacesetters throughout the race. Eliud Kipchoge was 2. "I hope next time, I can get it under the two-hour mark", Kipchoge said following his run. Traditionally, Nike has spent lavishly on deals with the world's most popular athletes and on print and television advertising.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test is huge step forward

The Kim Jong Un government considers its continued efforts to develop a nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the us mainland as essential to its survival. North Korea said it fired the missile at a high angle to avoid neighbouring countries. The UN Security Council is expected to meet tomorrow to discuss the North's latest missile launch at the request of the US, South Korea and Japan.

Sport Spurs point guard likely out for remainder of 2017 NBA Playoffs
Author: 0 Spurs point guard likely out for remainder of 2017 NBA Playoffs

Parker, who had scored 18 points before the injury, clutched his left knee as he lay on the floor. If this is the Aldridge we're going to see the rest of the playoffs, the Spurs will be a force - and Houston might be in trouble. Does he trust rookie Dejounte Murray enough to start him, or play him significant minutes, in a meaningful playoff game? Aldridge has a history of big playoff games in Houston, posting the two highest-scoring games of his postseason career here by scoring 46 and ...

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

Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 7-6 (8), 6-4 Sunday in the Madrid Open final to win his third straight title and continue his good form heading into the French Open. Nadal's movement was back to his best on Manolo Santana and the fourth seed produced some resolute defensive play when required, while his forehand proved to be a deadly weapon once again.

Sport Golden State Warriors close in on Western Conference final berth
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors close in on Western Conference final berth

Golden State trailed for the first time this series in Game 3 and was behind by nine in the third quarter. Golden State had just 17. Its lowest total prior to Saturday was 25. Durant already missed games in the first round due to a calf injury. That was one of the reasons why we welcomed him here. "You know, we were right there", Gordon Hayward said.

Author: 0 Alonso hopes his first finish boosts McLaren's 2017 season

The dual Formula One world champion, preparing for his home Spanish Grand Prix, failed to start in Russian Federation last month because of engine failure, a situation he described as "totally unacceptable". "The engine blew up after one corner". It was not a amusing thing to go outside of the circuit to play tennis, it was a preparation. At least I managed to get some training done - when I heard I had two hours before the next commitment I made a decision to do just that.

Author: 0 East Finals Trip On Line As Wizards, Celtics Head To Game 7

Almost all of the offensive credit for the Celtics' strong Game 6 play, despite the loss, goes to their starters. An 87-82 Celtics lead with 1:34 remaining, the Wizards hanging on by a thread, and a 96.2 percent chance of victory after John Wall's offensive foul the next possession, according to Inpredictable .

Author: 0 Chelsea look to keep momentum ahead of FA Cup final with Arsenal

The Blues more than made up for it under Antonio Conte in 2016-17, though, and were crowned champions again on Friday following a 1-0 win over West Brom. "Conte won't let Chelsea take their foot off the pedal, though". The attacking right full-back has found a team-mate with a league-high 41 open play crosses this season, as well as creating 30 goalscoring chances and assisting three goals for the Red Devils.

Sport Luis Enrique: Real Madrid can still lose La Liga
Author: 0 Luis Enrique: Real Madrid can still lose La Liga

Ronaldo netted his milestone goal in the 23rd minute and then added number 401 in the 78th minute with a curling shot into the top corner after Stevan Jovetic had pulled one back for Sevilla. With their ambitions of finishing in the top four in the Premier League over, Jose Mourinho has opted to focus all of his attention on winning the Europa League which is now another gateway to getting back to Europe's top table.

Sport Pilot Lands Helicopter At McDonald's. He Was Hungry
Author: 0 Pilot Lands Helicopter At McDonald's. He Was Hungry

Commenting on the matter, a spokesperson from Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority, while speaking to a leading daily said that the landing can not be termed illegal if the pilot had the land owner's permission. The news channel had reportedly offered Dan a cash award of $1,000 to identify himself. According to Australian media reports, the safety of the pilot's landing and take-off is under investigation and cellphone footage of the weird incident is being reviewed.

Sport NBA Draft Combine 2017: Confirmed Milwaukee Bucks' interviewees
Author: 0 NBA Draft Combine 2017: Confirmed Milwaukee Bucks' interviewees

I'm a guy trying to get drafted to that league. "All the strength coaches were laughing at me and [shit]", Durant recalled. They were giggling with each other that I couldn't lift 185 pounds, and I was like, 'All right, keep laughing. "You see a lot of seniors come out of the Big 12, the four-year guys", said Kansas State's Wesley Iwundu, another National Basketball Association scouting combine participant who met with the Spurs.

Author: 0 Titles more important than top four to Manchester United, says Mourinho

The 32-year-old was largely frozen out under Mourinho at Old Trafford and left to join MLS side Chicago Fire in March. "It's not possible to do it every three days with Europa League that is the competition with two more matches , with two matches in hand that we had to play later, it's impossible", Mourinho continued.

Sport Energized Ducks even Western finals
Author: 0 Energized Ducks even Western finals

And now that number stands at four. Rinne and the Preds started strong, but allowed Anaheim to take over the second half of the game and will thus fly home with a 1-1 series tie. Unfortunately for them, they didn't carry that over into the middle or the end of the story that was Game 2. It's the conference finals, and considering these teams recent playoff history, I think they're the two hungriest teams left in these playoffs.