• Ajax will offer true test in Europa League final, says Daley Blind
Ajax will offer true test in Europa League final, says Daley Blind

Jose Mourinho says that he had no choice but to give up on finishing fourth in the Premier League , because of the strain of playing in the Europa League . It's been a different approach and a new stage after Alex Ferguson . Boss Mourinho was able to give most of his first-teamers the day off on Sunday as they rounded off their Premier Lea...

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  • Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea
Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

It got more hard for Chelsea as Victor Moses was sent off for a second yellow card in the second half, just as Chelsea had shown intent in pressing for an equaliser. Blues skipper Gary Cahill cleared off the line to deny Mesut Ozil, and Courtois saved from Danny Welbeck , who also headed against the post. When Moses was dismissed after tak...

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  • Champions League final to be played under closed roof for first time
Champions League final to be played under closed roof for first time

Monday night's Manchester Arena attack and confirmation from the British government that the United Kingdom is on the maximum "critical" terror level alert have been the motives behind the decision. Bale has been out of action ever since, missing the final stages of the domestic season as Madrid clinched their first title since 2011-12, but he ...

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  • Cubs beat Giants 5-1 to win 3rd straight
Cubs beat Giants 5-1 to win 3rd straight

Since moving from the bullpen to the rotation, Blach owns an even 4.00 ERA and 1.194, both very respectable numbers for a fill-in. The Chicago Cubs have won 11 of their last 15 games when scoring more than three runs. Instead, the game will be made up on September 25 at Yankee Stadium. The win was the second in-a-row as the Cubs (24-21) now g...

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  • Devon Travis's grand slam powers Toronto Blue Jays past Texas Rangers 7
Devon Travis's grand slam powers Toronto Blue Jays past Texas Rangers 7

The affable infielder smashed a double over the head of Texas centre fielder Jared Hoying in the fourth, his 15th double this month, tying the club record for most doubles in the month of May. The Rogers Centre faithful, who have booed Odor from the get-go in this series, were given a thrill later in the inning when Odor hit a dribbler to short, ...

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  • Jose proud of players as football put in perspective
Jose proud of players as football put in perspective

The planned pre-match one minute's silence, in honor 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. "But we just come to do our job". Manchester City, Inter and Real Madrid have all been linked with Silva and there has also been ta...

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  • NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies at 48
NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies at 48

The cause of death is unclear but police say, for now, it's not considered to be suspicious. Prior to the arrival of the Pete Carroll in Seattle, Kennedy is without question one of the five greatest players in Seahawks history. Kennedy retired following the 2000 season. The former Miami Hurricane was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fam...

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  • Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal
Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal

A couple of players including Alexis Sanchez , Gabriel Paulista could miss out on the clash against Chelsea in the FA cup final in Wembley after picking up knocks during the game. It's absolutely unbelievable and unpredictable, and we have been hit hard in a position where we will need to be strong on Saturday. That was always my mindset w...

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  • Took risk of coming back to Chelsea: David Luiz
Took risk of coming back to Chelsea: David Luiz

So, it's easy to question why he answered a call just ahead of the 2016/17 campaign to return to Stamford Bridge to a side managed by Antonio Conte who had been tasked with restoring morale after a turbulent season prior to that when they had gone from champions to finishing 10th.

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  • Moise Kean hails his goal for Juventus as 'just the beginning'
Moise Kean hails his goal for Juventus as 'just the beginning'

There will be no contract talks before next weekend's showdown and Allegri insists his future will not be determined by the outcome in Cardiff. "All that's left is for us to play, and try to win". "What kind of party will it be if we don't get the three points?" "He will play a good portion of the game, the most important part", he added. Els...

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  • Yuvraj Singh suffering from viral fever, making steady progress, confirms BCCI
Yuvraj Singh suffering from viral fever, making steady progress, confirms BCCI

After undergoing tests, Yuvraj was advised rest. Yuvraj Singh, who is down with viral fever is said to be recuperating well but will miss the warm-up game against New Zealand , confirmed BCCI in a press release. Yuvraj was fine when he landed in England, but on Friday morning he woke up with a high temperature and missed the optional practice se...

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  • Rays' Steven Souza makes hilariously terrible bid for diving catch
Rays' Steven Souza makes hilariously terrible bid for diving catch

All manager Kevin Cash could offer after the game was a deadpanned, "Good effort", before adding "You're never surprised with anything he does". The decision backfired, ending Farquhar's streak of 16 consecutive scoreless appearances. RHP Jake Odorizzi (3-2, 3.14) will start for Tampa Bay. 29 Pitches thrown by Hector Santiago in the fourth inning...

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  • John Terry hints at retirement
John Terry hints at retirement

The Belgian , 23, has been an afterthought for Antonio Conte for much of the season, but scored the goal that won the Blues the Premier League title at West Brom on Friday night. As a player that's all you want. Having been exposed to some of the best managers in the business over his years as a Chelsea player, JT will no doubt have a goo...

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The "threematch": It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

National Basketball Association insider Marc Stein reported on Friday the Clippers are taking the threat of Paul signing with the Spurs very seriously. He averaged 18.1 points and 9.2 assists for the 2016-2017 season. "There's been a lot of rumblings about Chris Paul, and I think that's real", Lowe said on Kevin Arnovitz's podcast earlier t...

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  • Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester attack
Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester attack

When his initial attempt to chip the ball into Chelsea's area was blocked, he appeared to knock the rebound forward with his arms before running through and shooting past Thibaut Courtois despite Ramsey standing in an offside position.

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  • Steven Gerrard: Liverpool
Steven Gerrard: Liverpool "blessed" to have Jurgen Klopp

Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in Wenger's managerial reign this season after finishing fifth in the Premier League . We now have to find a way of competing on up to four fronts, but Klopp will be more than aware from his days at Borussia Dortmund that Liverpool will need to strengthen, both in terms i...

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  • Stokes and Wood lead England to series glory
Stokes and Wood lead England to series glory

But South Africa - often accused of "choking" in pressure situations - saw Miller and Chris Morris (36 not out) fail to score the runs they required as Ball and fast bowler Wood held their nerve. The all-rounder was passed fit to take his place for England in the second ODI against South Africa after suffering a knee injury in the series open...

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  • Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win Madrid Open
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win Madrid Open

Rome, where the Spaniard is a seven-time champion, beckons. Despite a straight sets defeat to Nadal that suggested the Serb, too, has yet to reach his peak, Djokovic remains buoyed. But the Spaniard, buoyed by his belief and eager to avoid a third set, would earn two more championship points, converting the fourth with a backhand volley victo...

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  • Borussia Dortmund end DFB-Pokal hoodoo with win over Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia Dortmund end DFB-Pokal hoodoo with win over Eintracht Frankfurt

Victory provided a positive finish to a hard season for Dortmund , who finished third in the Bundesliga, and suffered trauma when their team bus was damaged by an explosion before a Champions League quarter-final match against Monaco on 11 April.

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  • Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb
Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Wenger is bidding to become the most successful-ever FA Cup manager on Saturday afternoon as he looks to lift his seventh FA Cup but has said the anger and fury aimed at him this season is something he "will never forget". "This team has suffered, but it has united and responded". "The last two months have been outstanding and this team is m...

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  • Nashville Puts Anaheim on the Brink
Nashville Puts Anaheim on the Brink

The Swedish forward had seven goals and six assists in 15 postseason games, including a goal in the Ducks' overtime victory in Game 4 of the conference finals. Here's a look at each team's complete playoff roster, including how each player came to his current team - and how much time he spent paying his dues in the minors.

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  • Dodt leads BMW PGA Championship by 1 shot after 3rd round
Dodt leads BMW PGA Championship by 1 shot after 3rd round

He balanced the books with a birdie at 8 and then kicked on with back-to-back red numbers at 11 and 12. At the top, Francesco Molinari produced a birdie-birdie finish to share the lead with Scott Jamieson and Thomas Pieters heading into the weekend.

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  • Cavaliers set franchise record, score 75 points in first half vs. Celtics
Cavaliers set franchise record, score 75 points in first half vs. Celtics

ET). But it all evaporated. Thomas joked that he has informed the team's medical staff and the specialist that he visited with earlier this week that the goal is to come back at an "MVP level" that he often displayed while earning All-NBA second-team honors this season.

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  • The Show Is Set - Cavaliers Are In The Finals
The Show Is Set - Cavaliers Are In The Finals

The Warriors are 207-39 in the regular season the last three years. Having played against the other Golden State teams in past years, he thinks that this team is superior. Sure, the Warriors were happy and smiled broadly as they posed with the Western Conference trophy, presented to them by former Warriors great and Hall of Famer Chris Mullin.

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  • Watch Kell Brook vs
Watch Kell Brook vs

Spence (21-0, 18 KO) will attempt to do what no other 147-pounder has been able to do in defeating Brook (36-1, 25 KO). "I think I've learned a lot from them and that will help me on Saturday night". 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 opt...

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  • Driver in hospital after Indy crash
Driver in hospital after Indy crash

Carpenter posted the fastest four-lap average at 230.468 miles per hour, and the Indianapolis driver will be shooting for a third Indianapolis 500 pole position, having started up front in 2013 and 2014. Bourdais also posted the fastest lap during the Fast Friday event, reaching a top speed of 233.116 miles per hour. In March, he won the se...

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  • Luis Enrique refuses to rule out Barcelona return
Luis Enrique refuses to rule out Barcelona return

Only victory in Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Alaves will salvage some pride from Barcelona's season and give coach Luis Enrique a successful send-off, whilst the Basques dream of lifting the trophy for a first time . The win will likely take some of the sting out of Barcelona's failure to secure silverware in both the Champio...

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  • John Terry: Chelsea captain 'could not care less' over substitution controversy
John Terry: Chelsea captain 'could not care less' over substitution controversy

The timing of the event - which was linked to Terry's No.26 jersey - sparked questioned marks over whether the game been illegally halted, with the player lambasted after it emerged he came up with the idea to showcase his finale. The Chelsea legend revealed that he chose to delay hanging up his boots following advice from former club and count...

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  • Nishikori, Wawrinka survive Geneva scares
Nishikori, Wawrinka survive Geneva scares

He then rallied from 4-2 down in the final set tie-break and earned a match point at 6-5 with a backhand passing shot victor. Still, he soon created a second match-point chance with a forehand crosscourt service return for a victor. Referring to Zverev's ability to serve and volley and win points at the net, the Swiss world No. 3 noted that his lef...

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  • Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6
Facing elimination, Sens plan to stick to strengths in Game 6

Since 1995, no goaltender has won more Stanley Cup playoff games when required to make 40 or more saves than Anderson's seven. "We're going to do everything we can to have the best game we possibly can", said Karlsson . "After you play three or four Game 7s, you know how it is", he said. "I think they know what to expect, and now it's a matter ...

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  • Sanchez & Ramsey Lead Arsenal To FA Cup Glory
Sanchez & Ramsey Lead Arsenal To FA Cup Glory

The Blues responded manfully as Costa somehow beat surprise selection David Ospina, yet Arsenal were not to be denied a 13th FA Cup. Wenger had recently told the media that "I've rejected many offers to stay at Arsenal in the past and I'd like to coach Arsenal again next season".

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  • Arsenal face defensive crisis ahead of final
Arsenal face defensive crisis ahead of final

Arsenal have been delivered a huge injury setback ahead of the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday. The race for the top four is on and Arsenal are the team in form. "It's just a little niggle here and there with my foot and my big toe". This season has seen Moses become regular feature on the team-sheet for Chelsea and the Nigeri...

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  • Rory McIlroy skipping Memorial because of rib injury
Rory McIlroy skipping Memorial because of rib injury

McIlroy suffered an aggravation of the rib problem at The Players Championship and is taking "a conservative approach" to recovery. Still, it was enough to keep him out of this week's BMW PGA Championship , the flagship event on the European Tour , and now out of the field next week at Muirfield Village.

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  • Wenger tells angry Arsenal fans: Don't blame Kroenke, blame the
Wenger tells angry Arsenal fans: Don't blame Kroenke, blame the

Speaking after the win, Bellerin lamented the absence of Koscielny and Arsenal's failure to secure Champions League football despite a strong run at the tail-end of the season. Some chanted that they wanted Stan Kroenke to get out - a response to Alisher Usmanov making a £1 billion bid for the American's 67 per cent stake in the club.

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  • Lions sign former Vikings RB Matt Asiata
Lions sign former Vikings RB Matt Asiata

He runs behind his pads. The Lions newest running back will likely to compete with Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington for the team's third-string role in training camp this summer. The Lions top two running back Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick ended the 2016 season on injured reserve, and the team struggled without them, finishing with the leagu...

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