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Author: 0 All of a sudden Arsenal really need Chelsea to WIN

The FC panel lament Manchester City's inability to translate Pep Guardiola's tactics into a quality product on the pitch. Until now, if you ask me about what I think about the season it is like this, in the boxes we are not good enough. But their momentum leading into the global break was still far less than ideal, with just two wins in five matches, and they very much need a big performance on the road against Arsenal to get things headed back in the right direction.

Author: 0 Goldberg addresses WWE Universe after RAW

Goldberg came out to a mixed reaction from the WrestleMania crowd and talked about what led to his return. Goldberg said this isn't part of the show. "One more thing...never say never". Ambrose then gets the pinfall and makes up for his loss to Brock Lesnar past year. When Goldberg got Lesnar up for the jackhammer - and hit it - for a moment the crowd collectively held its breath until Lesnar kicked out at the very last moment.

Sport Ronaldo tipped by Zidane to take his Madrid form to new heights
Author: 0 Ronaldo tipped by Zidane to take his Madrid form to new heights

His rise to prominence in Manchester propelled United to an FA Cup, three Premier League titles in a row and a Champions League trophy. Pic: Getty ImagesThe Portuguese has admitted that his time at Old Trafford was a "dream" that allowed him to refine "the art of football".

Author: 0 John Cena proposes to Nikki Bella with HUGE diamond

The proposal, as many expected, happened in the middle of the ring at WrestleMania after Cena and Bella beat The Miz and Maryse in a mixed tag team match. "It's where we met". I found a strong person [who] I consider an inspiration, an equal, somebody who when I'm feeling down picks me up. 'In no way would I ask you to sacrifice anything for me, ' he said at the time.

Sport UNC Wins NCAA Championship In Glendale
Author: 0 UNC Wins NCAA Championship In Glendale

In truth, Williams and his UNC program are exactly what is right with college athletics - and, we believe, more and more people are figuring that out. For so long, Gonzaga was the team that couldn't get to a Final Four. "For those of us who know Joel, this really was a parallel from what he did in high school", Turner said.

Author: 0 Two caddies better than one, believes Scott

The world number three announced on Tuesday that his mother's surgery to remove a tumour from her lung had been successful and means she will not require chemotherapy. "It doesn't matter how good you're playing, you can still not win". He's shown that he can play and compete with the best. He is the first player since Vijay Singh in 2004 to win their first two starts as world No.

Sport Pique rested against Granada; Ramos out for Real Madrid
Author: 0 Pique rested against Granada; Ramos out for Real Madrid

He was substituted after 16 minutes against Granada during the Catalans' 4-1 win on Sunday night in Andalusia, with tests revealing he has a small meniscus injury in his right knee. But more than being just the third goal of the season for summer flop Alcacer, it was Suarez's 10th league assist of the season. "He's been sublime, he's been involved in two goals and he's been a constant threat to Granada ".

Sport Dharamsala Test: India defeat Australia to regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Author: 0 Dharamsala Test: India defeat Australia to regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The match ended in just three days and a session, a reflection of India's distinct upperhand in the 2-1 triumph. "I said (to Rahane) see you next week, he's in my team for the IPL", Smith told ABC Grandstand. India then went on to bat for the first innings. The losing skipper Steve Smith, who also hit three hundreds in the series , said after the defeat: "Magnificent series ".

Author: 0 Conte: Moses Doubtful For Chelsea Vs Man City Clash

All five of Chelsea's league and cup defeats this season have come in London . Chelsea's attack is almost unstoppable, and their speed and composure helps them around the box. "I played him because Bacary Sagna was injured and Pablo Zabaleta was not ready". He said: "The competition wasn't so tough like in England". "There are a lot of things that we can improve, we need to control parts of the game more ".

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte wants to respect Arsenal over 'top player' Sanchez

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has sent a defiant message to Alexis Sanchez amid speculation the forward could be on his way to Chelsea this summer. I don't sees what suddenly all that debate is about. With Diego Costa's future uncertain, Chelsea are in need of a star striker ahead of a busy and ambitious 2017/18 campaign. The French outfit is looking for quality player to lead their attack and while Edinson Cavani has done a good job, Zlatan is still sorely missed by the defending champions.

Sport Spieth looks to make new Masters memories after '16 meltdown
Author: 0 Spieth looks to make new Masters memories after '16 meltdown

It's an interesting tag for the World Number 9 but one that has been caused by a limited playing schedule coming into The Masters. "If I can continue to do that here this week, a lot of birdies, maybe a couple eagles in there, that's going to be something that's going to be very good".

Author: 0 Thompson hit with penalty, loses ANA in playoff

OK, here's a good rule for golf - the general public should not not be allowed to officiate an event, especially if they're at home at the time. "To penalise her the two strokes and then two for signing an incorrect scorecard... And that's exactly what happened to 22-year-old Lexi Thompson on Sunday. "She was immediately notified of the breach by LPGA Rules Committee in between holes 12 and 13 of the final round".

Sport Benitez gives Newcastle team news vs Wigan, gives Dwight Gayle injury update
Author: 0 Benitez gives Newcastle team news vs Wigan, gives Dwight Gayle injury update

Boss Benitez said: "I would like to score five goals and be wonderful, but we showed character, good reaction and personality to manage the situation". "The players we've bought haven't won trophies". Another six players managed respectable/average scores, getting 6.0 or better. The Tyneside outfit sit on top of the standings going into the season run-in, with hope among the St James' Park faithful that promotion will be confirmed over the next month or so.

Sport Wenger pleads with protesting Arsenal fans: We must stick together
Author: 0 Wenger pleads with protesting Arsenal fans: We must stick together

The result prevented City from recapturing third place from Liverpool and left them 11 points below leaders Chelsea, who welcome Guardiola's side to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. It took a defensive muddle for Arsenal to equalize five minutes before halftime. Aguero restored City's lead two minutes later after being picked out by David Silva before finishing with aplomb.

Sport Barcelona star Rafinha set to miss crucial month
Author: 0 Barcelona star Rafinha set to miss crucial month

Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer has reiterated his happiness with his role at the club despite starting only three league games this season. Neymar and Luis Suarez, who led Barcelona against Granada, are also expected to play on Wednesday, when Barcelona will try to win its sixth straight match against Sevilla.

Sport Anthony helps Knicks beat Bulls 100-91
Author: 0 Anthony helps Knicks beat Bulls 100-91

Rajon Rondo had eight assists, including helpers on the Bulls' first eight field goals of the game. The New York Knicks have five games remaining on their season-a season marred with dysfunction and back channel sniping. Justin Holiday and MIndaugas Kuzminskas could see a decreased role moving forward with Anthony now available. Kyle O'Quinn grabbed 12 rebounds, helping NY to a 53-36 advantage on the glass.

Sport Gushue beats Russian Federation at world men's curling
Author: 0 Gushue beats Russian Federation at world men's curling

The St. John's, N.L., skip had hammer for the opening end and hit an open draw for a deuce. Canada scored two in the first end, two more in the third and then a steal of two in the fourth and one more in the fifth made it 7-1 and Canada sailed from there to the win.

Sport Southgate calls out shameful England fans
Author: 0 Southgate calls out shameful England fans

I did that myself when I wasn't involved in the game and I know what that meant for my dad to come with me. "It's a learning curve". Cahill, who was England captain on the night, said the terror attack on Westminster had been on the team's mind before the match.

Author: 0 Thompson hit with four-shot penalty in final round

Ryu, who also won the 2011 U.S. Women's Open, claimed her second major title with an excellent playoff hole after her final-round 68 at the LPGA Tour's first major of the year. When an official informed her of the penalty as they stood at the 12th hole, Thompson asked "Is this a joke?" She gained no advantage and it seems absolutely ludicrous that, yet again, a TV viewer should affect the outcome of a major golf tournament.

Sport McIlroy embracing the quiet life ahead of Masters
Author: 0 McIlroy embracing the quiet life ahead of Masters

Thought about coming out and hitting a couple balls, which I came and hit a few with Butch. Understandable, since Day had already lost his father to cancer when he was 13 years old. The world number two, who won the last of his four major titles in 2014, has played 99 practice holes at Augusta over the last two weeks. Though Scott missed the cut by a stroke at the Houston Open last week, he and Williams worked out some of the kinks.

Sport AL champion Indians rally in 9th, win opener 8-5 at Texas
Author: 0 AL champion Indians rally in 9th, win opener 8-5 at Texas

The Cleveland Indians battle the Texas Rangers in a Major League Baseball tilt on Tuesday night. Perez held the Indians to three runs on five hits and four walks and struck out four over six innings. After Kluber allowed a single and a walk, Odor hit his second homer deep to right center to extend the Texas lead to 5-1. The young slugger, playing third base with Adrian Beltre on the disabled list, is 3 for 32 with 23 strikeouts since the start of last season with 23 strikeouts.

Sport Texans trade Osweiler to the Browns
Author: 0 Texans trade Osweiler to the Browns

CST Thursday. Waiting on the bench for either the Broncos or Texans to call. Multiple NFL sources tell 9News Broncos general manager John Elway and the team are ready to pursue Romo if and when the quarterback is released by Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.

Author: 0 Westbrook ties triple-double mark; Thunder top Bucks 110-79

Westbrook earned his triple double in just 27 minutes, scoring 12 points, with 13 rebounds, and 13 assists. The Thunder guard is an MVP candidate for averaging a triple-double on the season, and if his current stats hold - 31. The Thunder next play Wednesday at Memphis with a chance for Westbrook to claim sole possession of one of the NBA's most hallowed records. Abrines scored his on four 3-pointers, but had to leave the game in the second quarter with an apparent leg injury.

Author: 0 Fading Pacers try to revive playoff hopes against Raptors

The Pacers moved one half-game of the Miami Heat into eighth place. The Pacers were 9 of 13 on 3-pointers in the second half. "I haven't felt that in a long time", George said after his third-quarter duel with DeRozan. He finished the game with 12 points and three assists on 5-of-10 shooting. The stuck-in-the-gate Pacers converted just 25 percent from the field in the opening period, a pattern that continued for the remainder of the first half.

Sport Final Four: Gonzaga holds off Gamecocks
Author: 0 Final Four: Gonzaga holds off Gamecocks

With both teams playing in their first Final Four, Gonzaga looked like the team that had been there before for the the first 30 minutes of the game, riding a potent offense to a comfortable cushion. Gonzaga (37-1) will play the victor of North Carolina-Oregon on Monday night. We've heard we haven't played tight games. The ball swung to Thornwell , but before he could hoist a shot from in front of the SC bench, the Bulldogs' Josh Perkins reached out and fouled Thornwell on the arm ...

Author: 0 Spieth out to bury 2016 Masters meltdown

Jordan Spieth, left, and Adam Scott chat on driving range during practice for the Masters golf tournament on Monday. And that means Rahm is rated as low as 20/1 to become the first debutant to win the Masters since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979, with Sunday's final round fittingly falling on a day when two-time champion Ballesteros would have celebrated his 60th birthday.

Author: 0 Sunderland say David Moyes' comments 'unacceptable' but he will continue as manager

Sunderland have expressed their support for manager David Moyes but described his comments to a female reporter as "wholly unacceptable". 'I subsequently phoned the reporter and apologised , which she accepted. Moyes answered: 'No, none at all.' But when the interview finished, he added: 'You were just getting a wee bit naughty at the end there, so just watch yourself.

Author: 0 North Carolina Beats Gonzaga In "Redemption" Title Game

Sure, North Carolina won its title - that's No. 6, for those counting, and third since 2005 - with a 71-65 victory against Gonzaga . Fittingly it was empty possessions by Gonzaga in the final minute that put the game away, as North Carolina ended the game on a 9-2 run.

Sport Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba On Bench - Manchester United Team
Author: 0 Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba On Bench - Manchester United Team

However, United's intent finally came good i n stoppage time as second-half introduction Luke Shaw - just days after being publicly criticised by Mourinho - saw a goalbound shot handled, leading to Ashley Williams' sending off and Ibrahimovic's successful spot-kick.

Author: 0 Confident Conte says Chelsea still on track for title

Chelsea vs Manchester City at 3pm on NBCSN. Wednesday brings us Chelsea hosting Manchester City with five additional games available through NBC Sports' online option. "After a defeat it's impossible for me to go out", he said. 'I'm sure Diego is in good form, great form'. To understand our performance. I don't think they will be shaken [by the Palace result].

Author: 0 Leicester anxious as Arsenal and Man Utd target Ndidi

The 53-year-old is in good company, joining Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink and Pep Guardiola as the only managers to achieve the feat. Against Stoke on Saturday he added to his showreel with another beauty of a goal to open his Premier League account for the Foxes.

Sport Masters champion Danny Willett is feeling the weight of famous green jacket
Author: 0 Masters champion Danny Willett is feeling the weight of famous green jacket

I tried to make a pact to myself not to get caught up in that, but it's hard. Speaking earlier this week, Willett's brother Pete suggested that the Masters champion could opt for a menu that was as "vomit-inducing" as possible. "Then we played in the Olympics and we were in the Ryder Cup and we ended up playing about 32 events past year". "You get a little bit of outward pressure", Willett said.

Author: 0 National Hockey League will not participate at Pyeongchang

Unfortunately, the IOC, NHLPA , and IIHF would not give any ground. The IOC, which distributes 90 per cent of its revenue for the development of sport in the world, obviously can not treat a national commercial league better than not-for-profit International Sports Federations which are developing sport globally.

Sport Cyborgs at work: employees getting implanted with microchips
Author: 0 Cyborgs at work: employees getting implanted with microchips

Then there's the not-so-Jedi-like part: the fact that the thing is always keeping tabs on the worker - generating data about when they're on the job, where they went and when. "People ask me; 'Are you chipped?' and I say; 'Yes, why not, '" said Fredric Kaijser, the 47-year-old chief experience officer at Epicenter . "I usually lose a lot of things like my keys ...

Sport Redemption: North Carolina takes NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga
Author: 0 Redemption: North Carolina takes NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP ) — For a whole year, the North Carolina Tar Heels wondered if they'd get another chance. The feeling of inadequacy past year in the locker room is one of the worst feelings I've ever had. “I dont think I should be mentioned in the same sentence with him. He made the free throw, and that 3-point play gave the Tar Heels a 66-65 lead. Overall, the Tar Heels actually shot a percentage point worse than they did in Saturday night's win over Oregon.

Author: 0 Gonzaga, North Carolina To Meet Monday In Men's NCAA Basketball Final

She is also the first female to win Final Four Most Outstanding Player and later coach a team to the National Title . Gonzaga PG Nigel Williams-Goss vs. "We've had obviously some hard times dealing with them, and today was no different", said Schaefer, 0-9 against SC but 124-42 against everyone else in his five seasons with the Bulldogs.

Sport Neville slams Ozil, Koscielny & Walcott
Author: 0 Neville slams Ozil, Koscielny & Walcott

However, Souness outlined that the 28-year-old does have "outstanding" quality and that he would be a frustrating player to manage. The former Manchester United star then turned his attention to Theo Walcott, a man who he himself has coached during his role with the England senior side.

Sport Dustin Johnson entering The Masters as betting favourite
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson entering The Masters as betting favourite

US Masters week got off to a stormy start as heavy rains swept across Augusta National Golf Club on Monday with tornado warnings forcing players and spectators off the course. "But I believe that I'll be back up there sooner or later, just the way that we play the golf course, the success we've had and the comfort level I have there".

Author: 0 Mavericks, Kings play out string but stay focused

Harrison Barnes , Wesley Matthews , Dirk Nowitzki and the rest of the Dallas Mavericks team are a proud group. "We didn't do what we usually do". He's also shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 38.4 percent from three-point range. Kidd said that Brogdon would make the road trip, if he felt better.

Author: 0 Mourinho again questions Shaw's commitment to Man United

The draw here leaves United's chances of a top-four place looking bleak as they lie four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City. Though United's must vaunted unbeaten run has extended to 20 games, it has been an unconvincing one, littered with dropped points and including ten draws .

Author: 0 James scores 34 as Cavs stop slide with win over Sixers

Even the guy he was going off on. They are tied with the Miami Heat (37-40) for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. George also made six threes in the game including shooting roughly 66% from the outside in the final overtime.

Sport Antonio Conte: David Luiz still needs treatment after Sergio Aguero tackle
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: David Luiz still needs treatment after Sergio Aguero tackle

They face a tough challenge against Pep Guardiola's City, and their lead to second-placed Tottenham Hotspur could be cut to just four points should they lose. "We have less players", Conte added. "It's very important to play a good game, it won't be easy". Victor Moses (toe) is one of "a couple of situations" to check.

Author: 0 Chelsea v Manchester City preview

I think they were absolutely sensational and helped the team to get through those hard moments". De Bruyne, however, is less interested in the statistics and more on his influence on the team as a unit. "We have another day to check the situation in the right way". "I'm sorry, Antonio, but we were. We head back to Manchester to prepare and then back down to London ", said the Spaniard, whose side have lost only one of their last six Premier League games in London .

Sport Will the Lightning Make the Playoffs?
Author: 0 Will the Lightning Make the Playoffs?

However, he took a loss when he faced Tampa at home a couple weeks ago, giving up five goals on 23 shots. The first is against the Lightning, who are only four points behind the Bruins with a game in hand. The rookie has 11 points in his last eight games and his 38 goals are the highest total for an American rookie in National Hockey League history. The Senators have five games remaining and play the lowly Detroit Red Wings twice in that span.

Sport Trump Uses Trade as Pressure on China to Rein in North Korea
Author: 0 Trump Uses Trade as Pressure on China to Rein in North Korea

But North Korea also happens to be a nuclear state controlled by an unpredictable dictator. On the one hand, the kinetic missile battery is a public relations ploy to show a US administration being tough on North Korea , a "bring it on" taunt to notoriously thin-skinned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Sport Tickets still not sold out for Detroit Tigers home opener Friday
Author: 0 Tickets still not sold out for Detroit Tigers home opener Friday

Chuck Wasserstrom caught up with Duane Shaffer, who oversaw 17 White Sox drafts, albeit with diminishing returns toward the end of his tenure. That bothers the people who have seen the Cubs and Astros chase rock bottom with vigor, but Hahn said that while his roster is surprisingly recognizable, he has proven players who can help stock the system with midseason trades.

Sport Seth Lugo doesn't need Tommy John surgery - yet
Author: 0 Seth Lugo doesn't need Tommy John surgery - yet

DiComo said Lugo underwent an MRI after he complained of a exhausted arm and was "headed to a season-opening stint on the disabled list". Lugo was projected to mount a legitimate charge toward a lower spot within the Mets rotation and started spring training well.

Sport Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United

But Luke Shaw - much maligned by his manager - fired in a stoppage-time shot that a sprawling Ashley Williams handled on the line to be sent off before Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted from the spot. Subs: Paul Pogba (for Blind, 46 mins): 6, Luke Shaw (for Young, 65): 7, Henrikh Mkhitaryan (for Carrick, 65): 6. We have gained the points we need to be in the Champions League, though we are on the limit now.