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Sport Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal

Everything we do is created to make that happen and we will be working hard on and off the pitch this summer to improve and make a strong challenge next season. Those fans who have called for the Frenchman to leave may fall silent now but if the new talent and improved results do not come quickly, their voices will surely return.

Sport John Terry 'couldn't care less' over Chelsea send-off scrutiny
Author: 0 John Terry 'couldn't care less' over Chelsea send-off scrutiny

However the 36-year-old was in no mood to apologise to those who may have been unimpressed with his farewell. "I need to get the FA Cup Final out of the way". "The scenes we witnessed at Stamford Bridge represented farce of the very highest order". There was a celebratory air and an initial atmosphere like a testimonial before Terry's pre-planned substitution midway through the first half.

Author: 0 Kolkata to face Mumbai for IPL final berth

Australian seamer Nathan Coulter-Nile was the leading bowler with three for 20 from his four overs. Pune had booked their place in the summit showdown after beating Mumbai Indians by 20 runs in the Qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The Proteas eventually went on to win the final match by seven wickets. After all, Hales had left England in a strong position, as Morgan joined Root to edge the team along towards the target. An increasingly frustrated Stokes exchanged words with Tamim and the all-rounder mockingly patted him on the shoulder at the end of the 32nd over. Tamim was unimpressed and umpires Rod Tucker and S Ravi intervened to calm tempers.

Sport Liverpool close on Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Liverpool close on Mohamed Salah

The same article states that Liverpool have submitted £28m bid in an attempt to sign the former Chelsea winger. Salah was linked strongly with the Reds some years back but opted to join Chelsea that time. Abbas will negotiate with the officials from Liverpool to agree on the financial terms of the deal, expected to be completed over the coming few days, Liverpool Echo added.

Author: 0 Rubber Match: 2017 Finals vs. 2015 and 2016 Finals

The 2017 NBA Finals are about to get underway on Thursday with Game 1 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors . "It obviously still hurts a lot". A continuation of the emotional debate that started last summer; Durant could have stayed to help Oklahoma over the hump one more time , and maybe win it all .

Author: 0 Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

For the Warriors , however, the wait to get another shot at the Cavaliers has been much longer - nearly a year, in fact, going back to June 18 of last year, when they watched Cleveland celebrate a championship on Golden State's floor. "I have bad games, but it's just a matter of me just trying to be the best me I can be, go out there and work extremely hard on my game and try to showcase it".

Sport Argentina Confirms Sampaoli As New Coach
Author: 0 Argentina Confirms Sampaoli As New Coach

Argentina's new soccer coach Jorge Sampaoli attends a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, June 1, 2017. Sampaoli only became famous at home when he took Chile to its first major trophy by beating Argentina on penalties in the 2015 Copa America final.

Author: 0 Danny Ainge: Ainge: Teams already asking about No. 1 pick

The Boston Celtics had a very successful season that recently came to an end after losing in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I know the tradition the franchise has, and that the fans are insane", Fultz told ESPN . "It's been a dream of mine since I was a little kid, and I feel like I would fit well in Boston".

Author: 0 Errol Spence Jr. Knocks Out Kell Brook To Win IBF Welterweight Championship

Spence was ahead on all three judges scorecards at the time of the stoppage and improves his ideal record to 22-0 as he claimed the IBF welterweight strap in his first world title contest. 1 in the weight division now". The eleventh round saw further scrutiny of the eye, with a tired Brook eventually deciding to take a knee, unable to continue fighting on.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

However, team Pakistan is being cautious with what they comment on in the clash with India on the 4th and the players are set to silence the Indian side by beating them. "I am pretty confident that India will go in as the favourites and come out with flying colours", he added. India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa are in Group B.

Author: 0 Prolific Harry Kane spurred on by ton of Premier League goals

He is great, he is one of the best strikers in the world. The Foxes pulled one back through Chilwell, but Kane restored his side's two-goal advantage by reacting quickest to a loose ball in the area. "Next season hopefully I can get going in that first game, get a couple and go from there". The 23-year-old England global improved to 26 goals - two clear of Everton's Romelu Lukaku with one match remaining.

Author: 0 NBA Finals pick up where they left off

So this year, one team will break the tie-breaker. Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. And if this Warriors group sticks together, they could become a powerhouse juggernaut unlike the National Basketball Association has seen in a long, long time .

Author: 0 England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

In the past year, Pakistan have won eight of their 17 ODI matches, but five have come against the West Indies and one against Ireland; both teams failing to make it to England for the championship. In Jos Buttler and Jason Roy, they have two impactful openers. Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes should return to the England playing XI. However, there are some niggling injury issues which might hamper him from bowling his full quota of 10 overs.

Sport No Budget Vote on Deadline Day; Gridlock Extends into June
Author: 0 No Budget Vote on Deadline Day; Gridlock Extends into June

Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, worked with Republicans all spring to produce a $37 billion budget that was at Rauner's spending level. Getting that 911 funding restored is what Democratic Rep. Republican state Rep. Keith Wheeler of Oswego says the plan will make IL more uncompetitive. House Speaker Michael Madigan said in a statement that the plan moves the state closer to a sale and shows a willingness to work with the Republican governor.

Author: 0 Modric unsure whether Bale or Isco will start Champions League final

Paddy Power commissioned the artist to pull off another creation, with Bale's statue taking 264 man hours to complete and costing an estimated £25,000. The 20-time English champions defeated Ajax Amsterdam in the final of the Europa League last week to secure direct entry into the group phase of next season's Champions League, the first time the club has acquired automatic passage to that stage of the competition since the retirement of Alex Ferguson in 2013.

Sport Advantage Oracle as Team France stun Artemis
Author: 0 Advantage Oracle as Team France stun Artemis

Team New Zealand have just one race, coming up against Swedish outfit Artemis at 5:37am NZT, however first up are Great Britain facing off with France. Team Japan skipper Dean Barker joked that Ben Ainslie was going to bring his team a peace offering following their collision in the opening day of the America's Cup.

Sport Barcelona Appoint Valverde To Replace Luis Enrique
Author: 0 Barcelona Appoint Valverde To Replace Luis Enrique

A host of managers had been touted as possible replacements for Enrique, including Jorge Sampaoli, Diego Simeone and Ronald Koeman , but Valverde had emerged as the clear front-runner among Spanish media and bookmakers in recent weeks. "As a coach Valverde has a wealth of experience in Spain and overseas". As a player, Valverde was part of the Barcelona squad that won the European Cup Winners' Cup and the Copa del Rey between 1988 and 1990.

Author: 0 LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

So it's like it doesn't, no matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, you know, being black in America is it's tough. James spent several weeks in Los Angeles last summer working with his production company. The house isn't James' main residence, and he might have been forgiven for refusing to let vandalism distract him from competing for an National Basketball Association title.

Author: 0 Chris Woakes injury mars England's win in Champions Trophy opener

For decades the English have been stuck in the past, failing to adapt to the innovations of the modern game. Root later insisted his own difficulties at the crease were the result of "cramp" and maintained he would be fine for the match against New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

Sport Mr. Met, flipping the bird to fans, and social media
Author: 0 Mr. Met, flipping the bird to fans, and social media

The video quickly went viral. The Mets said a different person was doing Mr. Met duty for Thursday's game against Milwaukee. Whether or not it's actually possible, Mr. First of all, the umpires did make the correct call on the field. NY actually benefited from the call when Sogard hit into an inning-ending double play.

Sport Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

Chelsea earned the most money out of all Premier League clubs this season following a bumper TV deal as well as their title winning achievement. Half of the domestic TV revenue is split equally between the 20 clubs, amounting to 35.3 million pounds.

Author: 0 How much better is LeBron James than the average human?

Golden State has looked stronger than ever this postseason, having recorded consecutive four-game sweeps over the Portland Trail Blazers , Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs , becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to reach the Finals with a 12-0 record.

Author: 0 Lebanon Might Ban 'Wonder Woman' for Starring Israeli Gal Gadot

We still have to wait until the general public sees Wonder Woman but the consensus in almost every poll I've read says that fans want more women in their superhero movies. In Wonder Woman , they had something none of their rivals had - a bona-fide brand-name female superhero - but in trying to work out what to do with her, they seem to have lost their way.

Author: 0 Jason Ross: NBA FINALS, THE WAIT IS OVER

LeBron James (5,995 PTS) is five points away from becoming the first player in National Basketball Association postseason history to reach 6,000 career playoff points. He racked up 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while looking like the best player on the court. "That's it, really. The moment is bright right now and you've kind of got to live up to it".

Author: 0 Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by stroke

Kevin Kisner claimed his second PGA Tour title as he held off stiff competition to win the Dean and Deluca Invitational in Texas. He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two more runner-up finishes this year.

Author: 0 US Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies From Bicycle Accident

His death was announced in a medical bulletin by the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in northern Italy , where he was taken following the accident, and later confirmed by his team and family. His mother Rose and brother Tommy had been at this bedside, along with Hayden's fiancee. He was the youngest rider to become an AMA Superbike Champion in 2002, which immediately propelled him into the Moto GP circuit in the premier league.

Sport Tiger Woods' DUI video released by cops
Author: 0 Tiger Woods' DUI video released by cops

The dashcam video shows an unsteady Tiger Woods struggling to execute field sobriety tests early Monday morning in Jupiter. In a statement Monday evening, Woods attributed the arrest to an " unexpected reaction " to prescription medicine.

Author: 0 Finals pick up where they left off: Cavs vs. Warriors III

James was the captain of one team, while Durant was the captain of the other. Game 1 is Thursday at Oracle Arena, where the Cavaliers won their first championship a year ago by becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the finals .

Author: 0 Lions schedule is essential preparation, says former coach McGeechan

Will the Lions win the Test series? "The Lions, the All Blacks and the Legendary Tour of 1971", by Tom English and Peter Burns, details what is still widely regarded as the high water mark of Lions rugby and remains the tourists' only series win in New Zealand .

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers have no shortage of motivation in NBA Finals

Whether I had been suspended or not, I wanted to come into the NBA Finals with high emotions. The Cavs were down 3-1 but won three straight games to give Cleveland the title. "No matter the Browns, the Indians, the Cavs and so on, and all other sports teams, they continue to support us". "He's been a huge part - not just what he does on the court but just the mindset of where he came from, kind of that fringe National Basketball Association guy that was trying to make it and now is ...

Author: 0 Strauss sees IPL as risk worth taking for England stars

All-rounder Ben Stokes returned from his impressive maiden IPL stint to help England take an unassailable 2-0 lead in a one-day worldwide series against South Africa but a knee issue led him to skip the final match, which the tourists won.

Author: 0 Clinical KKR beat SRH by 7 wickets

MI struggled early, losing 3 for 34 in 5.4 overs, Piyush Chawla picking up two wickets. "I think I bowled the seventh or eighth over and they said "Look, cross-seamers into the wicket, throw them hard" and you really rely on your teammates to give you some pointers on what to do...", he said.

Author: 0 Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Met "leads all active Major League mascots in high fours ", referring to the number of digits on each cartoonishly oversized hand. Plate umpire Roberto Ortiz initially ruled interference and awarded an out, but the crew then convened and reversed that decision, keeping Sogard at the plate.

Author: 0 Agassi stars as Djokovic romps to second-round win

He shared his thoughts on Roland Garros, speaking about Nadal's chances in Paris. There are three, maybe four, players that could possibly beat Nadal. 1s Venus Williams (whose pregnant sister Serena was in the stands) and Caroline Wozniacki among the women. I see him making more mistakes, not as focused as seasons before.

Sport Roberto Mancini to coach Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg
Author: 0 Roberto Mancini to coach Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg

Roberto Mancini is the new coach of Zenit St Petersburg , days after the Russian club parted company with Mircea Lucescu . Mancini described his first job since leaving Inter Milan last August as "a new adventure" in comments on Twitter on Thursday.

Sport Ravens CB Tavon Young tears ACL during OTAs
Author: 0 Ravens CB Tavon Young tears ACL during OTAs

Young stayed down for a while and had to be helped off the field by trainers. Young, who was selected by the Ravens in the fourth-round of the 2016 NFL Draft out of Temple, started 11 games as a rookie and registered 53 tackles, two interceptions and 8 pass breakups.

Author: 0 Cleveland's Corey Kluber (back) dominant in return to the mound

Lower back soreness not only forced him to the 10-day DL for the rest of May, but also prevented the right-hander from spotting his sinker low enough in the zone for it to be effective. "Any time a guy like that is attacking the strike zone against an aggressive team, it's bound to be that way". Oakland's hitters have struck out 86 times in the last six games.

Author: 0 Durant not feeling pressure of NBA decider

So, naturally, I'm picking Cleveland to repeat as world champs. I don't care who you are. "You don't get here without it". Now who would have guessed that the Cavaliers and the Warriors would be going at in the Finals again? Given all the pressure on the Warriors to perform and the incredibly high expectations, one can argue that the Warriors have more at stake.

Sport The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne
Author: 0 The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

He was pulled when Evgeni Malkin ended Pittsburgh's surge with his ninth of the playoffs 3:28 into the third. It was enough for Nashville coach Peter Laviolette to send in backup goalie Juuse Saros in to replace Rinne. He has found his touch at the right time for Pittsburgh , which leads the Final 1-0. Jacob Waddell , 36, was charged in Allegheny County with disorderly conduct, possessing instruments of crime and disrupting meetings or processions after tossing the dead fish over ...

Author: 0 Golden State, Cleveland Ready To Play For NBA Crown

Warriors . In order for Golden State to sign Durant to a maximum possible extension, the team would have to renounce its rights to 2015 NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala and fellow free agent Shaun Livingston to create room under the salary cap.

Sport Warburton keen for action as Lions begin tough quest
Author: 0 Warburton keen for action as Lions begin tough quest

There are a further five warm-up matches to be played before the first Test against the All Blacks on June 24 at Auckland's Eden Park . "They will be hugely up for it and have half a dozen players who are involved in Super Rugby squads".

Author: 0 Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

Mr. Met's decision to flip off a fan was captured in the above video - a video that has gone viral, which explains why the Mets felt the need to quickly contain the situation. When asked if he heard other fans in the section harassing Mr. Met , De Lucia said, "At the time I did not". "I thought he was trying to mimic Bryce Harper and get himself suspended", kidded Tim Rothman, moments after his 4-year-old son met the mascot.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco

As such Vettel now leads the race for the World title by 25 points ahead of Hamilton, who was P7 on the day. Hamilton salvaged seventh place on a weekend to forget for the Mercedes ace. I knew that was the chance to win and I was able to use that window and come out ahead. "It is really important we collectively work as a team more than ever before, as we have been, because our work is to beat the Ferraris in the constructors' but there might be some things along the way ...

Author: 0 After making run at Indy 500 pole, Fernando Alonso to start 5th

But the most intriguing story might be the quest of Fernando Alonso , who is skipping Monaco to run his first oval race. "They were guys from all six (Andretti) teams working on vehicle (No.) 29 just to make it possible, so thanks to all that teamwork, I was able to go for qualifying".

Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic march on; Muguruza survives scare

The Spaniard is only one of two players - the other being German Alexander Zverev - to win multiple clay-court titles this season. For a man who has managed assorted injury problems over the years, to his knees in the early days, then last year to a wrist that took him off the tour in the middle of his Roland Garros campaign, it may also be an understandable question.

Sport Navratilova takes aim at Court, calls her a homophobe
Author: 0 Navratilova takes aim at Court, calls her a homophobe

Navratilova finished her letter by suggesting the venue in Melbourne be renamed as the Evonne Goolagong Arena, a 14-time Grand Slam victor of Aboriginal descent, adding: "Now there is a person we can all celebrate". Navratilova concluded the letter by suggesting the venue's name should be changed to the Evonne Goolagong Arena, after another Australian former world No.

Sport French Open 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out in first round
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out in first round

But yesteday's setback - albeit on a surface for which she has no great affection, having made an opening-round exit in Paris a year ago - threatens to leave her season in tatters. “But right now, I think that I have to find myself again.”. In her first match of the year the two-time Wimbledon champion beat Julia Boserup in straight sets, the Czech visibly emotional upon securing passage to round two.

Sport Spence lands world title after Brook win
Author: 0 Spence lands world title after Brook win

Brook incredibly rallied from a 10th-round knockdown but, with his left eye almost closing, he took a knee in the 11th and referee Howard Foster opted to end the contest. "He's a very well rounded, accomplished fighter, but I think we'll know more when he fights the other Welterweights in America". "He's a tricky fighter, awkward".

Sport Irish players named in first Lions team
Author: 0 Irish players named in first Lions team

The Welshman, one of the best No. 8s in the world in his own right, can be devastating with ball in hand and finished the domestic season with Bath in fine form. McMillan had to try to include a player from all of the 14 top-tier semi-professional teams and at least one from the 12 amateur sides as part of selection criteria.

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