The Premier League was the most lucrative domestic competition in the world for the 2016/17 season - here is what each EPL club ended up earning from TV rights and for the position they finished in. The idea to be substituted off in the 26th minute was Terry's . But with first-choice centre-backs Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel unavailable and Shkodran Mustafi a doubt, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger may have no choice but to see if Mertesacker cannot only cope with Chelsea ...
With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 debacle by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show. Irving stayed on the floor and finished the game, but with a day off between games there will be interest in how tender his ankle is at tipoff. James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home ...
One thing that is known is that Thomas will absolutely not be making a surprise appearance in Game 5 in Boston . After Cleveland did whatever it wanted in the opening two games of the series with Thomas on the court, Boston replaced Thomas in the starting lineup with Marcus Smart - a 6-foot-4 bulldog who's built like a brick wall and who has the speed and quickness to be a very effective defender.
Djokovic has been without a coach since before the start of the Madrid Masters after he revealed that he will be parting ways with his entire coaching team, including his longtime coach Marian Vajda . "When I was 11 or 12, I thought I'd probably win about four Slams already by the age of 20", Zverev joked. Zverev, the youngest man in the top 20, was playing in his first Masters 1000 final and denied Djokovic a record 31st title in the elite series.
The president asked Rogers and Coats to push back on the idea that his campaign had colluded with Russian Federation shortly after then-FBI Director James Comey announced in March that the FBI was investigating the matter. "We will be following up with subpoenas, and those subpoenas will be created to maximize our chance of getting the information that we need", Representative Adam Schiff told journalists at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor.
The 2016 BMW PGA Championship was won by Englishman Chris Wood but it went down to the wire with Chris winning only by 1 shot ahead of Sweeden's Rikard Karlberg. "I think there's a commitment here for sure", Rose said. The LPGA Volvik Championship is in its second year not far from the Big House, where the Michigan Wolverines play.
Mathers, 30, has apologized for taking the photo at an LA Fitness club in July and posting it on Snapchat with the caption: "If I can't unsee this then you can't either". The woman, who has not been named publicly, was humiliated when she learned about the photo, Deputy City Attorney Chadd Kim said. Although she didn't admit guilt, the plea is recorded as a conviction.
The England Under-17 worldwide is yet to make an appearance for Arsene Wenger's side but has been called upon amid an defensive injury crisis in the lead-up to the Wembley showdown. Any other top 6 Premier League manager would be out on his ears so why is Wenger loved so much by the owners? Arsenal are a good team with good players that can win them games.
After blowing a 21-point third quarter lead in Game 3, Cleveland didn't look much better after the first quarter of Game 4. "We played as well as we'd played in the entire playoffs in the first half and then for various reasons that didn't happen in the second half".
The planned pre-match one minute's silence, in honour of the victims of the blast, rapidly turned into 60 seconds of applause, during which United's fans chanted poignantly "Manchester, Manchester" for the first time. And after the match, Pogba immediately dedicated United's triumph to those who lost their lives. The France midfielder was all over the pitch, appearing as a third centre back one moment to head the ball away from danger, channelling pinpoint passes to striker Marcus Rashford ...
Since losing star guard Isaiah Thomas to injury, the Celtics have turned to more post-ups, fewer high pick-and-rolls, and some deft cutting to try to keep pace with the Cleveland Cavaliers . On Sunday, the Cavs were Marcus Smarted , and this time, just when the series seemed ready to start over at 2-2, the Celtics were Kyried, and that will pretty much be that.
Attack: After Ariana Grande's concert on Monday, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device in the foyer of Manchester Arena. The force, known as Rada, detained the brother Hashem Abedi, who was born in 1997, on Tuesday evening on suspicion of links to Islamic State, spokesman Ahmed Bin Salem said.
This week, he reflects on the Reds' win over Crystal Palace and the Premier League season as a whole, before turning his attention to Wednesday's UEFA Europa League final. It is an enormous game for both sides but is particularly critical for Manchester United who are not in next season's Champions League, as it now stands.
After the Cleveland Cavaliers completely demolished the Boston Celtics in a historic blowout, many fans had given up on Boston. James could only muster 11 points (and coughed up the rock six times) in Boston's stunning 111-108 Game 3 win , and says he's ready to bounce back in a major way.
In a playoffs that has felt inevitable and lacked drama, the Boston Celtics gave us a great night. The Boston Celtics are looking to even the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , but remain big-time underdogs against LeBron James & Co.
Mourinho generally hits his stride in his second seasons at clubs and he will set his sights no lower in 2017-18 than winning a fourth Premier League title and third Champions League trophy. "We were fighting in two races - the Premier League and the Europa League". Next season United's fans will sing the Herman's Hermits song that they have turned into an ode to Mourinho with even greater conviction.
Rooney had originally said he would retire from global football after next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation but he may first have to revive his career at club level with the striker widely expected to leave Old Trafford in the coming weeks.
He has also been given a two-game suspension by the team, a penalty that managers said Pillar completely supported. On Thursday, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was asked about the Pillar incident at the conclusion of the league's quarterly owners meetings in NY.
Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas met with a hip specialist on Tuesday, the first in what's expected to be a series of visits created to determine the best rehabilitation plan after he was forced to shut down for the season during the Eastern Conference finals .
After a one-week experiment using a putter he struggled with while missing the cut last week in Irving, Spieth is returning to his old Scotty Cameron 009 this week. If he were around $11,000 I'd be all over him, but he's in such bad form of late. "It is a world-class course and I can advance my ball up the fairway and be aggressive".
The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of one of the most dominant postseason runs in all of sports, having swept the first three rounds in the Western Conference playoffs to advance to their third consecutive Finals appearance. Ginobili finished with 15 points in 32 minutes. Fans will remember how the Spurs were crushing the Golden State Warriors until Leonard's ankle injury.
Cubs 7, Reds 5: Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs apiece, and Chicago handed sloppy Cincinnati its season-high fifth straight loss. When Grandal flew out to end the inning, Grandal continued to shout at Cueto as he went up the line.
The reports were positive and Rockies manager Bud Black hinted at Story returning during the four-game series in Philadelphia that begins on Monday. He's the only Reds starter to go more than five innings during the losing streak. "Bonilla didn't have it. It didn't feel good". Friday night will be Bonilla's first appearance against the Rockies , who are in the midst of a season-long 11-day, 10-game road trip.
Ariana Grande has suspended her tour in the wake of the Manchester terror attack. In a phone interview earlier today, Ramadan Abedi told the AP that his son was innocent , and that another of his sons, Ismail, had been arrested in England on Tuesday.
At a time when the city of Manchester needed them the most, Manchester United delivered a fairy tale soccer championship victory that will forever be remembered, not just throughout England, but around the world. "We want the team to represent Manchester United and represent Manchester", he added . It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered.
It's just about the fans, the club - all the time I go on the pitch I'm always grateful. " Football is odd. I've always been positive even when I was in a hard situation and people were questioning me and saying you can move in the summer".
The Frenchman, who has yet to reveal if he will sign a new contract to extend his 21-year reign, could still finish the season with silverware as Arsenal face Chelsea in the FA Cup final next Saturday. Europa League group-stage matches will also be reduced by approximately 57 per cent compared to Champions League fixtures, based on the general admission match-by-match prices.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte fielded a strong lineup with the only notable adjustment being the inclusion of Terry, who was making his 717th appearance for the club. He might not be everyone's favourite footballer, but there's no denying Terry has been one of the best defenders to grace the Premier League . The former England captain leaves Chelsea after 22 years, 19 of those in the first team, and after winning every trophy available.
Even though they are the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed, no one expected them to beat James and the Cavs in the Eastern Conference finals . It's not enough, for him, for what he does, for what he brings. LeBron turned around and asked him to repeat what he said. "I said that before the series even started about Brad Stevens' ATOs", James said. The Cavs are at -2400, meaning you'd need to bet $2400 on the Cavs to win $100.
They scored two lucky goals. "It should motivate them. they're not just winning for the team they're winning for the city", he said. Chelsea was the last team prior to Manchester United to complete the historical treble when they won the Europa League in 2012-13.
Spanish transfer rumour site Don Balon is the source of the rumours, and while it's hardly the most reliable source on the internet, it's easy to see the logic of both teams being interested in Azpi. "However, this season we have crowned Champions and this type of information indicates that we have done well", Azpilicueta said to Marca . Will Chelsea lose Azpilicueta? The Spain global, who has emerged as a candidate to succeed the departing John Terry as Chelsea captain, signed a new ...
In response to the tragedy the United Kingdom government has raised the national threat level from severe to critical, meaning authorities believe a further attack is imminent, and up to 5,000 soldiers could be deployed on the country's streets to help police maintain security.
Brennan, who was President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director, said he couldn't say whether there was collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an issue being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional committees.
McIlroy then revealed he would have an MRI scan on Monday to determine the extent of his own back problem, with the world number two admitting the "most important thing" is to be fit for June's US Open. I eagled 16 previous year for the first time. "Yeah, it's close . I'm excited about where the state of my game is; I actually played some solid golf".
It's also claimed that the German passionately believes he can repeat his deeds at Dortmund when he took them to the Champions League final, and made them a regular in the knock out stages of the competition. That is what is really special about him. Speculation is for journalists only. And speaking on Sunday about his commitment to the Reds , Coutinho said: "I have a long contract with Liverpool ".
Jose Mourinho has made history by becoming the first manager to win both the Champions League and the Europa League a few times. Yet by leading United to victory in the League Cup and Europa League , and with the latter success yielding a Champions League place, he has brought back some of the swagger that vanished when Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
Manager told us only thing we can do is win it for them, that's what we've done. " We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, third or second ", he continued. "You have to learn from it". The Dutch team, who had just three shots on target, could have played all night and not scored, so toothless was their attack, which had been much-vaunted ahead of the game.
In all the pair hit 10 sixes between them to help set South Africa 340 to win. The all-rounder returned as England stepped up their ICC Champions Trophy preparations by wrapping up a 72-run victory over the world's top ODI team at Headingley , but his fitness concerns threaten to cause a headache heading into the tournament.
Conte said: "Thank you very much". It was the LMA's 50th Manager of the Year awards ceremony, with the Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy awarded to "the manager who has made the greatest use of the resources available in the current campaign". Manchester City took third, Liverpool finished fourth and Arsenal and Manchester United landed outside the Champions League places. The special achievement awards went to Wilder and Lincoln boss Danny Cowley.
Ander Herrera led the calls for world peace upon accepting his man-of-the-match award after the match. "We have won a trophy the club has never won so we are really happy". 'We prefer to do it this way, than to finish fourth, third or second. Manchester United pulled together in their city's time of darkness, showing no little skill and spirit to overcome Ajax and win the Europa League .
The other major challenge for both the teams will be to combat the weather factor. Chasing just 108, Pandya joined hands with skipper Rohit Sharma for a 54-run fourth wicket stand to steady Mumbai's ship after early hiccups, which left them on 34/3 at one stage.
There was silence and then applause before the game to honour the victims of Monday's deadly attack, which saw 22 people killed and dozens more injured when a suicide bomber blew themselves up at an Ariana Grande concert . I agree with the UEFA decision to play the match but obviously the tragedy that occurred takes some of the happiness from our achievement. "Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier?" Mourinho declined to say whether United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic ...
Cleveland still lead the Eastern Conference finals 2-1 and are expected to win the best-of-seven series, especially against a Celtics team who are without their best player, Isaiah Thomas . And speaking of rare, even leaving aside the odds and the arc both teams were tracing, there are a few other things that should not have happened in Game 3, but did.
But Wenger once again expressed confidence that the forward will remain a Gunner and that it "will be completely our decision" whether the club sells any of their players. "I don't think I will match him on that front", Wenger said . The Arsenal vice-captain was sent off for a wild lunge on Everton's Enner Valencia after just fifteen minutes, leaving Arsene Wenger with an even bigger selection headache.
It's the Eastern Conference finals. From there, any performance below the incredible standard he set was deemed a failure, and that tipping point came in 2010, when, in what turned out to be LeBron's final home game in Cleveland before leaving for Miami, the Cavs lost Game 5 at home to the Celtics by a score of 120-88.
Slaven Bilic's men have one of the worst home records in the Premier League after winning just seven of their 19 games at the old Olympic Stadium following their Upton Park farewell last season. After the game, a closing ceremony displayed a video of the story of White Hart Lane and 48 club legends were paraded on the pitch under a rainbow and confetti as the club said an emotional goodbye to their home.
In 2015 Danny Welbeck scored a goal at Old Trafford that saw Arsenal progress to the semi-final of the FA Cup against Reading. ANTONIO CONTE , THE man who brought Chelsea to their fifth Premier League win this year, went home with two awards at the League Managers Awards last night.
Al Horford controls the ball against LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half of Game Three of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. A loss, though, changes the narrative, and LeBron was well aware of that, sniping at a reporter afterward for only asking questions when Cleveland loses.
After half-time, Juan Mata curled a corner kick to Chris Smalling who nodded the ball into Mkhitaryan's path on the six-yard line. "It's not like Ajax and some other clubs with every trophy in the world of football ". The squad celebrated their victory joyfully, with cries of "ole! ole!" Wayne Rooney made a brief appearance as a substitute with a minute left and was handed the captain's armband by Antonio Valencia on what could well be his farewell appearance for United.
Nadal pulled off a running forehand victor, and Djokovic hit wide to concede the break again. The audience appeared to sense Thiem's defiance was waning, but the player wasn't as content with his fate and rallied to fend off two match points, tying at deuce before landing a final game blow to pull within a game at 5-4 down.