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Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong Arsenal needed Liverpool to drop points at Anfield against Middlesbrough , but it was not to be as the Reds beat up on Boro 3-0 to punch their ticket to Europe. We lost two centre-backs and that's a big blow. "He avoids surgery", Wenger said at his press conference. " Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks", Wenger confirmed. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid win LaLiga 2016/2017

They never dropped their level from the first game to the last.' Sergio Ramos also spoke after the victory, which also saw Madrid set a new record for scoring in every game of the season for the first time in their history. In Barcelona, Enrique was given a warm send-off at the Camp Nou as he was greeted with a giant banner reading: "One of us forever". However, Barca got back into the game wh... [Full Article...]

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback Kvitova, who now ranked 16th in the world, previously confirmed in a statement last month that she was back practicing and that she could well be ready for the French Open , though will reveal in a press conference this Friday whether she will actually play in the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. [Full Article...]

Germany out as Canada reach final four

Germany out as Canada reach final four Backstrom, Sweden's second shooter in the shootout, beat Canadian goaltender Calvin Pickard low to the stick side and Oliver Ekman-Larsson caught Pickard moving on Sweden's next attempt to go up 2-0. Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said Gibson wants to play in Game 6, but will be re-evaluated. Unlike Tuesday's game against Latvia, the Germans were not able to get the late equalizer as C... [Full Article...]

Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado

Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado Atletico have one final La Liga game at the Vicente Calderon before moving to their new home the Wanda Metropolitano for the start of next season, a venue in which Simeone will be hoping for more favourable European nights. Football is not only goal, he scores goals but also has these things. Real coach Zinedine Zidane agreed with Ronaldo, praising his team's "patience and calm" as they ro... [Full Article...]

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety NFL owners on Tuesday approved changing the length of overtime from 15 minutes to 10, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported. Had that rule been in place past year, the Chiefs wouldn't have won in Denver . That means that in the last five seasons, 1.25% of ALL games played would've been impacted by this rule change. yeah, seems really significant. "It's whatever floats their boats". [Full Article...]

Barcelona and the Spanish league that got away

Real Madrid's magical midfielder Isco has finally found his place in Zinedine Zidane's side as he tries to drive them towards a La Liga and Champions League double. "The team did many things well this season, but the line that separates triumph form defeat is very small", said Enrique. A victory over Juventus next month will give Madrid its first European Cup-Spanish league double in almost ... [Full Article...]

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino One man delighted by Kane's continued goalscoring prowess is world tennis number one Andy Murray, who credited the 23-year-old's purple patch of form with helping him to get the better of brother Jamie in fantasy football this season. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino labelled Harry Kane one of the best strikers in the world after he hit four in Spurs' rout of Leicester. "We feel so proud of Ha... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo leads Real to 33rd La Liga title

Afterwards Zidane admitted it was imperative that a club of Real's stature should re-assert their domestic dominance. "It was very important (to win the league)". At 29 years old, Messi had another superb individual season worthy of the player widely considered to be the best in the world. The legendary Frenchman will now hope to complete a double by winning the Champions League, and becoming ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom 'funds' basis of wild card

However, she won her first round fixture at the Rome Masters this week which assures a place in the qualifying tournament before Wimbledon . On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. [Full Article...]

Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set

Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set Halep, number 4 WTA, will cash in some Euro 230,000 and 585 WTA points for reaching the final. ELINA SVITOLINA , on winning her first Italian Open title. She is 4-0 in finals this year after titles in Istanbul, Taipei City, Dubai, and now Rome . Romanian sixth seed Simona Halep entered the semi-final of the Italian Open with a comfortable straight-sets win over Estonia's Anett Kontaveit on... [Full Article...]

Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2

Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2 Lester tried to field the ball and flip it home, but the attempt came up short while Martinez took second with nobody covering. "When you are playing these good teams, you have to be at your "A" game", Pham said. Losing out on a run in this situation is obviously frustrating, and the fact that the rule was enforced on a play where the middle infielder wasn't in clear danger of injury makes it ev... [Full Article...]

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top The show was held at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of New York City. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that has wowed crowds for 146 years with its "Greatest Show on Earth" is taking its final bow. [Full Article...]

Andy Murray states his prediction for Stoke v Arsenal

Andy Murray states his prediction for Stoke v Arsenal Tomorrow: 20.45 Everton vs Watford; 21.00 West Brom vs Chelsea. Arsenal next face a hard trip to Stoke City on Saturday evening and will be keen to earn a repeat of the reverse fixture that saw the Gunners win 3-1 against the Potters at the Emirates Stadium in December. [Full Article...]

Ronald Koeman to hold talks with board over Ross Barkley future

Ronald Koeman to hold talks with board over Ross Barkley future The 24-year-old's contract with Everton expires in 2019 with manager Ronald Koeman convinced that he will not leave the club this summer. We do need more goals from different players in our offensive part of the team and this is something we will address in the summer ahead of next season. [Full Article...]

Bundesliga signs up first woman referee for next season

Bundesliga signs up first woman referee for next season The German Football Association ( DFB ) announced that Steinhaus - the first female professional referee in German football - has overseen games in the 2. "It has always been my dream to be active as a referee in the Bundesliga ". She also officiated during the 2011 and 2015 women's World Cups and the 2012 London Olympics , and will referee the women's Champions League final in Cardiff o... [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy dealing with sore back again

Rory McIlroy dealing with sore back again No need explaining that to Adam Scott, who won The Players in 2004 and was off to a strong start on a steamy afternoon when he was 6 under and heading to the infamous par-3 17th with its island green. Oosthuizen and his sweet swing were a good fit in any conditions at the TPC Sawgrass, and he managed to play bogey-free and finish with a birdie on the par-5 ninth. [Full Article...]

With tension rising, Predators host Ducks in Game 3

With tension rising, Predators host Ducks in Game 3 I haven't been in a building with that much energy in my career. In sports, it's always critical. "You see these elderly women out there with a sledge hammer taking a pounding at a auto that's got a Ducks logo on it", Carlyle said. The home team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings, the under is 2-0-3 in the last 5 meetings in Nashville and the over is 21-7-9 in the last 37 meetings. [Full Article...]

Zidane: 'Real Madrid not favourites in Champions League final'

Real Madrid , still crowing from reaching a third Champions League final in four years, will turn their focus to winning their first LaLiga title since 2012 when they play Sevilla in their final home game of the season tomorrow. "We are getting closer and closer to the goal ". Zidane has used the depth of his squad to great effect in recent weeks by making wholesale changes for La Liga game... [Full Article...]

DeMar DeRozan says Raptors would have won if they had LeBron James

Lowry averaged career bests of 22.4 points, 7.0 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game this season but was limited to 60 games because of a right wrist injury that required surgery in February. "We understand it's never easy, especially in a close-out game", said Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, who scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter on Sunday and added nine assists. [Full Article...]


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