• Scottish Cup Gordon confident Celtic will not fall at final hurdle
Scottish Cup Gordon confident Celtic will not fall at final hurdle

That's the script written and the fairytale ending to Brendan Rodgers' first season in charge as Celtic manager. Aberdeen are the only obstacle to Celtic completing an unprecedented undefeated domestic campaign and McInnes aims to sow some seeds of doubt early on at Hampden on Saturday.

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  • Final Ringing Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus
Final Ringing Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus

Elephants were removed from the shows previous year. Circus said goodbye to fans and tradition on Sunday after nearly 150 years in business entertaining people from all walks of life with high-flying acts and animal routines. The next year they announced the circus would retire its elephants. Those owned by Feld, including a kangaroo, a camel a...

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  • Sturridge: Liverpool will decide my future
Sturridge: Liverpool will decide my future

Jurgen Klopp's men achieved Champions League qualification with a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough on Sunday (21 May ), but Sturridge was a rather peripheral figure during their fight for the top four. 'There is nothing to discuss really. "I have two years left on my deal and I am happy here". Daniel Sturridge scored seven goals for Liverp...

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  • Sergio Garcia has hole-in-one on island green at Sawgrass
Sergio Garcia has hole-in-one on island green at Sawgrass

J.B. Holmes, Alex Noren, Chez Reavie and Jon Rahm are a shot off the pace heading into Friday's second round. "And then 16 had 205 front, 236 hole, and just kind of smoothed a 5-iron up in the air and went in on the last roll". But the rigid qualifications meant they all earned their place in the tournament and the grassy democracy designed by Pe...

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  • Vettel: About time Ferrari won again in Monaco
Vettel: About time Ferrari won again in Monaco

It's just with the tyres, I don't know why they weren't working. Hamilton could manage only eighth place and was over a second back from Vettel. "The single-lap pace is very promising", Vettel said. Bottas accepted that Mercedes went in the "wrong direction" in terms of set-up. "We're looking forward to a real fight on Saturday".

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  • Chelsea cancel Premier League title bus tour after Manchester terror attack
Chelsea cancel Premier League title bus tour after Manchester terror attack

They're going to want revenge, but we'll stick to our tactics and try and make sure we win. Wenger again refused to confirm whether he will still be Arsenal's manager next season and was keen to emphasise this weekend's Wembley showdown with Chelsea will not affect his future.

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  • Welbeck hopes FA Cup win can lift Arsenal gloom
Welbeck hopes FA Cup win can lift Arsenal gloom

The club also says it will not hold a victory parade should it win the FA Cup , given the Government's escalation of the national security threat to "critical". We have the opportunity to make it a little bit better this weekend. Arsenal have won five matches in a row and eight of their last nine in all competitions and Wenger preferred to fra...

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  • Europa League victory lifted Manchester - Ferguson
Europa League victory lifted Manchester - Ferguson

One fan in the stands captured the mood with a placard declaring: " Manchester , UNITED we stand". "If you want to press the ball all the time , you don't play short". Last summer, just weeks after Rooney said he believed his future was in midfield, Mourinho held his first news conference as United manager and insisted he would only play as a ...

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  • I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League, says Pogba
I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League, says Pogba

But I take my hat off to the way they do it. "If you want to press the ball all the time, you don't play short". So thanks to my team-mates. Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier? A traditional way forward was a top-four finish in the Premier League to book a spot in the top European competition.

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  • Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash
Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash

Authorities report that the impact was strong enough to shatter the windshield of the auto and threw Hayden's bike into a ditch with the frame snapped in half. Several family members had flown in from the United States, including Hayden's mother and brother. In addition to being the MotoGP world champion, he received the 2006 Cycle News rider...

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  • Arsene Wenger on why Arsenal failed to catch Chelsea this season
Arsene Wenger on why Arsenal failed to catch Chelsea this season

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side are now fifth in the Premier League table with 69 points from 36 games this season, coming off the back of five wins from their last half a dozen outings. Getting 75 points would be four more points than previous year. "I feel he had something still (to give)", Wenger said . "You want all the teams to fight li...

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  • 'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open,' says Nadal
'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open,' says Nadal

Williams or Sharapova would have been popular picks to win the French Open . Djokovic , who lost his No. 1 ranking to Murray previous year, has won only one of his last 11 tournaments . 2 favorite to win the French Open , and with Williams out she could be the most risky in the field. Murray was diagnosed with shingles on his return home...

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  • Cavaliers dispatch Celtics, set up NBA Finals showdown with Warriors
Cavaliers dispatch Celtics, set up NBA Finals showdown with Warriors

Bradley scored the last 11 points in a row and finished the half with 19 points, but the Celtics proved incapable of stopping the Cavaliers from scoring. 43 points set a Cavs playoff record for the most points scored in a quarter. Boston Celtics forward Gerald Green (30) and center Al Horford (42) appeal to referee Ken Mauer during the...

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  • We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho
We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

United became only the fifth club - after Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea - to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup. "There's a big difference in the physical way they (United) play, but it's not a matter of strength - it's how you use your body, which we have to learn".

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  • Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane
Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane

A sea of flags welcomed the sides out along with a remarkable din - atmosphere that showed few signs of letting up as Spurs bid a memorable farewell to White Hart Lane . That's progression from last season and we have to keep it going now. The win saw Spurs not only secure second place, but also see them go unbeaten at White Hart Lane in i...

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  • Mumbai pip Pune in thriller to win third IPL title
Mumbai pip Pune in thriller to win third IPL title

Rohit Sharma's side had gone 129-8 as they were given the task of defending the lowest runs total in the IPL this season. From there each bowler contributed before Mitchell Johnson delivered the over that will be forever remembered in the annals of IPL folklore.

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  • Kane nets four as Spurs rout Leicester
Kane nets four as Spurs rout Leicester

Kane is odds on to finish as the Premier League's top scorer for the second successive season thanks to his lethal display at the King Power Stadium yesterday. "I am in the driving seat but there's still one more game". "It is very clear we will keep the players we want to keep", Pochettino said. "I wanted to get one or two goals at least a...

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  • Alexander Zverev defeats Djokovic to win ATP Masters 1000 in Rome
Alexander Zverev defeats Djokovic to win ATP Masters 1000 in Rome

So he's gonna be there. We ll see what future brings. Today, he defeated Novak Djokovic , the former number one and the reigning champion of the Masters in Rome with 2-0 in sets, 6-3, 6-4. Zverev was on top from the moment that he broke Djokovic in the very first game as he became the youngest victor of a Masters 1000 tournament since the Se...

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  • Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead
Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Although circumstances surrounding the Seahawks player's death is still unknown, Orlando Police Department public information officer Wanda Miglio said there is nothing suspicious about it. After starring there for two seasons he went to Miami. By 1992 he was a Pro Bowl starter, Defensive Player of the Year and a finalist for NFL Player o...

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  • IPL 10 Prediction: Qualifier 2 - MI V/s KKR
IPL 10 Prediction: Qualifier 2 - MI V/s KKR

Besides Pandya, skipper Rohit Sharma too showed his class and played the knock 26* off 24 balls. Gambhir would be hoping that his team's cartridge does not dry up in their next match against table toppers Mumbai . Kolkata skipper Gambhir felt that recovering after losing so many wickets early on was obviously going to be very hard. Knight R...

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  • Predators looking to clinch series on home ice Monday
Predators looking to clinch series on home ice Monday

The place is going to be rocking, and you have to expect Nashville to find a way. Forsberg screamed for the puck from Mattias Ekholm on the Game 5-winning play as he surged ahead of an Anaheim defense who got caught pinching in a push for a go-ahead goal.

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  • Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'
Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'

A two-time European champion with Porto and Inter Milan, Mourinho once declared he didn't want to win the Europa League . Midfielder Mata, who had a frosty relationship with Mourinho at Chelsea and left within six months of the Portuguese coach returning to the Blues, praised his meticulous planning for the game.

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  • Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester
Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

On an emotional night following the attack which killed 22 people at Ariana Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday, United's fans were allowed a measure of celebration as Jose Mourinho's side won in comfort. United's season was always going to be defined by this game. "I think it's probably my weakness as a manager, that it's hard for...

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  • 'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors
'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors

For James, the Finals are an annual rite. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, seeing what he was able to accomplish", said James. "It's too stressful and I'm not stressed right now". Five years later, Durant is on Golden State and James is back in Cleveland . In the previous two games, Cleveland's bench scored nine and seven...

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  • LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader
LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

It was clear when Kyrie Irving contorted his body to sink impossible buckets and when LeBron James bounced through smaller, less athletic, less intelligent defenders on his way to the rim. James' fierce mentality aimed at securing a repeat for his city and his fourth title has most definitely rubbed off on his team, with Cleveland more focuse...

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  • Cup final is about Arsenal not me: Wenger
Cup final is about Arsenal not me: Wenger

Victor Moses said Chelsea have not made specific plans to stop Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in the FA Cup final. "Then we unfortunately had a red card for Laurent Koscielny and another injury, which gave me a chance to play". "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it", Wenger, whose future has cl...

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  • The Warriors will take on the Cavaliers again
The Warriors will take on the Cavaliers again

As they celebrated defending their Eastern Conference title Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers weren't ready to focus on defending their National Basketball Association championship. They dispatched the Boston Celtics in five games. Overall, the Celtics exceeded expectations this season. "We just had a mentality to not have to play any...

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  • Irving scores 42, leads Cavaliers to a win from Warriors rematch
Irving scores 42, leads Cavaliers to a win from Warriors rematch

Cleveland , stunned by Boston in Game 3 after romping two blowout wins in the opening two games of the Eastern Conference series, looked to be heading for another shock as the Celtics dominated the first half. And it's making us tougher. We're going to battle for the loose balls. We know what we did wrong in Game 3. Great players have bad games...

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  • Mike Zimmer: Bridgewater progressing as well as could be expected
Mike Zimmer: Bridgewater progressing as well as could be expected

The Minnesota Vikings have been without their head coach for most of this offseason as Mike Zimmer has continued to undergo procedures on his right eye. One day later, he'll visit with a doctor to get clearance. "The players are probably exhausted of me texting them when I see things on tape", Zimmer said.

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  • West Ham sign defender Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City
West Ham sign defender Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City

Zabaleta will formally begin a two-year deal with the London club on July 1, when his City contract expires. Zabaleta turned down a number of offers from clubs in Italy , Spain and England to join West Ham, and is looking forward to a new challenge.

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  • James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

Golden State punched its ticket by sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals, while the Cavaliers finished off the Boston Celtics in five games to win the Eastern Conference. "You can flip a coin with the talent, but I just can't see the Warriors letting it slip away again". "Thirty teams suit up every year trying to...

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  • Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List
Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

James needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points), as he entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics and reached the milestone in style late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot. "As of tonight, I'll get started", he promised. Irving also had a monster third quarter with 13 points with three 3 ...

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  • Man United beat Ajax to claim Europa League title
Man United beat Ajax to claim Europa League title

The club is now a club with every title in world football . "Yesterday morning we were devastated and really sad", added the Spaniard, who has developed into one of Jose Mourinho's most valuable players this campaign, his third at United, and has won the admiration of supporters for his dedication to the side.

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  • After Game 3 meltdown, Penguins bench Marc Andre-Fleury for Matt Murray
After Game 3 meltdown, Penguins bench Marc Andre-Fleury for Matt Murray

Their neutral zone trap is created to turn the game into a slog, one Pittsburgh has proven pretty adept at avoiding. As the starting job slipped away from him following a Game 3 loss in which he was pulled after allowing four goals in the first period, Fleury was just as supportive as he's always been of his Penguins teammates.

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  • Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner
Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner

Klopp is overloaded with players who come and go in 90 minutes and he needs somebody to bind it all together. However, after Thomas Tuchel's side finished in 3rd place in Bundesliga, it is now impossible for Liverpool to face the German side as both teams will be seeded in the Champions League draw.

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