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by | May 30, 2017 | 06:19

The element of weariness in the Chelsea display did not bode well for next term, when they will once again have the additional commitment of Champions League football. "I am a forgiving man", he said. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has defended Victor Moses after he was sent off for diving in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal , suggesting he went to ground because he was exhausted.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:13

The Celtics need another scorer to help take the pressure off Thomas and Al Horford if they wish to contend with the likes of the Cavs and Golden State Warriors . Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. His championship in Cleveland last season was something out of a storybook, but critics suggest he still needs more if he wants to overtake Jordan.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:11

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said winger Patric Hornqvist will play, but he wouldn't say who will come out of the lineup. "We're not ideal on some nights by any stretch". The right wing, who has family in Bermuda, scored game winners against the St Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks , and after a goal drought towards the end of the regular season is hitting form at the flawless time .

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:11

James elected not to talk about the Warriors following the game, choosing instead to celebrate a third straight conference title in Cleveland and his seventh consecutive Finals trip. "You've got to be able to sacrifice and dedicate and fight for one another throughout the course of a season, throughout battles". Those guys are going to challenge me, they're going to challenge our ballclub.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:09

But global team-mate Hazard reckons his new deal would not leave funds for the big-man to return to Stamford Bridge. The La Liga giants are also understood to be interested in star goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois but both players appear more than settled in the English capital.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:58

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Mike Leake delivers a pitch to the Cincinnati Reds in the second inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 28, 2016. Louis. The Dodgers also scored when Corey Seager singled home Yasiel Puig in the third and then Puig drove home Chris Taylor with a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:57

The four-time All-Star carried his helmet out to the mound and whiffed at drilling the pitcher with it, but he may still face a suspension for being at the heart of a brawl that left both benches empty and punches being thrown. You don't want to make a mistake there. Giants manager Bruce Bochy framed it for everyone. "As much as they might tell you, 'Oh, it's OK you guys lost, ' but no, Johnny, no".

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:53

The Cowboys had not yet commented on the arrest. The Cowboys signed Carroll for the 2017 season, previously he played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. Carroll is one full season removed from ankle surgery after fracturing it in November of 2015. Carroll is a six-year National Football League veteran who previously played for the Philadelphia Eagles.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:50

In the Premier League era, Everton have never had a Golden Boot victor, while Tottenham had the first. Kane said: "I said to someone the other day that it would be great if I can get to that 100 club by the end of next season". Kane's run to the top of the goal scorer's list is all the more remarkable due to the fact that he's done it in an injury shortened season. We were talking a lot about last season when we finished so badly.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:39

Per Mertesacker has highlighted the faith shown in him by Arsene Wenger , as the Arsenal captain started his first game of 2016/17 in the FA Cup final. "Sanchez is not an out-and-out centre forward, he likes to play wide and come inside, though I've seen evidence this season he can play down the middle and score goals to a high level".

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:26

The Dons' Jonny Hayes gave the underdogs the lead early-on, however a quick reply courtesy of Stuart Armstrong's long-range effort brought things level, a score which remained for the majority of the 90 minutes. And Jim Craig, who helped secured Celtic's first ever treble in 1967 as part of that famous Lisbon Lions side, knows how tough his former side's task will be.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:28

Ambati Rayudu , who started his career at Hyderabad was brilliantly run-out by RPS skipper Steve Smith , who only had one stump to aim at. The two banned franchises - Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals - are all set to come back in the next edition of the league, having served two year suspensions for their involvement in 2013 spot-fixing saga.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:22

Frei went on to explain his emotions during the race, citing his father, who had conducted unarmed reconnaissance missions over Japan as a pilot during World War II. He's also reported for USA TODAY College and The Sacramento Bee, and he was editor in chief of The Orion, Chico State's student-run newspaper. Frei's employer, the Denver Post , condemned the remarks saying they do "not reflect the standards and values of our organization".

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:25

Trout had been on a tear in May, with nine of his 16 home runs. Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) injures his hand after sliding into second base. Trout made his major league debut by playing 40 games for the Angels in 2011. Asked if he was surprised by the diagnosis, Eppler said, "Yeah, but at end of the day, this is a big, fast, strong human being, and he's moving at a lot more force than I could going into a bag".

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:22

With a switched up repeat of the first period, 48 seconds later Windsor tied it right back up, Logan Stanley ( Winnipeg Jets ) with a wrister that found its way through traffic to make it 2-2. Habs prospect Jeremiah Addison has led the charge for Windsor offensively, producing a fantastic five goals and one assist in just three games.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:18

In the 3 games that were played in Boston , the Celtics did not lead for a single possession, with only one tie occuring in those three games, early in today's game with the score tied at 3 - 3. Celtics coach Brad Stevens was disappointed with his team's defense on Irving, who was able to spread the floor while surrounded by shooters. The 32-year-old James, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 postseason games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:16

Monaco knocked out City on their way to the final four, Silva instrumental in both as they won on away goals after a 6-6 aggregate draw. Silva further said that he is looking forward to perform at the best of his abilities to help City reach their goals .

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:18

When deputies arrived, the alligator was relaxing in the bottom of the pool. The gator is estimated to be around seven to eight feet long. Deputy Lori Clark with the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office posted the video on Twitter.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:18

But for all of the progress the Celtics made, there was a clear message received when they reached the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in five years. An injury-ravaged Cleveland team went 33-49 before Brown was sacked again in May of 2014 - shortly before James returned to Cleveland as a free agent and two-time National Basketball Association champion with the Heat.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:14

Kerr, 51, traveled with the team for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio , the first time he joined the Warriors on the road since taking his indefinite leave on April 23. Last year, the Cavs were able to erase a 3-1 deficit and come back to win Game 7. And this year's Golden State team is far more risky than last year's version that won a record 73 regular-season games.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:11

Zidane took charge of Madrid last January following the departure of Rafa Benitez and the Frenchman has excelled in his first job as a manager with a first team, having claimed the Champions League last season as well. But despite being less of a focal point than he was at Napoli , Higuain has nevertheless netted 24 league goals and five in the Champions League , as well as three in the Italian Cup.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:09

By contrast, Verstappen was not so happy at getting leapfrogged by his team mate during the race. The Australian, who started fifth, had benefitted from an overcut strategy - similar to eventual victor Sebastian Vettel - which allowed him to leapfrog teammate Max Verstappen and the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas .

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:04

The fourth-seeded Spaniard surged to take the opening set inside 45 minutes but had to work harder in the decisive set against Schiavone , the 2010 champion. Truth is, it's the future that she finds most hard to define. The Spaniard comes into Roland Garros after injury complaints in Rome but she didn't look perturbed by it in the opening round producing dazzling tennis on both sides to dispatch the 2010 French Open victor.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:00

South Africa , the world's No1 team, chased down their target of 154 in 28.5 overs, Hashim Amla's 55 setting them on their way before a wobble midway through the chase slowed their progress. He did not make the 2006 Champions Trophy side but was included as cover under the title of "assistant manager" and featured in the record books for running out Umar Gul when on the field as 12th man in a pool game against Pakistan .

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:00

Cavs F LeBron James trails Michael Jordan (5,987 points) by just 28 points for first place in National Basketball Association playoff history in scoring. Cleveland won by one point on Christmas Day and Golden State prevailed by 35 points on January 16. He showed no signs of lingering issues, though, beating several defenders off the dribble and handing out seven assists.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:01

Margaret Court has stood by her comments on gay marriage after an uncomfortable interview on The Project . In this climate, Court must not only be cast out of society for expressing her views, all reminders of her accomplishments must be erased.

by | May 30, 2017 | 05:01

Hahn's chances of winning were undone by three bogeys on the trot in the middle of the back nine, meaning he finished on 11 under with Jason Kokrak, who shot a career-best 62 on Friday, on 10 under. Unfortunately, the first putt to the second putt just was a little tad different and just misread it, I guess. He was tied for third with Kokrak, who shot 72 after setting a Nelson 36-hole record with a five-stroke lead.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:54

That took the 34-year-old to 11 under par and set a clubhouse target none of the later starters were able to match, Noren having teed off nearly two hours before the final group. Having overcome a nervous bogey at the first with back to back birdies at the third and fourth to turn 1-under for the day, Dodt dropped a shot at the 11 then took a fatal double bogey at the par-3 14 then dropping another at the 16.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:53

Iowa will learn where it's headed for the tournament regional Monday when the bracket is revealed . Still, Sunday afternoon's disappointing result should take nothing away from their enthralling cinderella run in Bloomington. The senior pitched 7 innings, allowing just a single run on 4 hits. There was a four-hour, 28-minute game, a rain scare and a curfew threat that forced seven Big Ten baseball teams to wait and adjust their schedules Thursday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:55

But Pedroia returned to Boston to undergo an MRI exam and other testing Tuesday morning. Pedroia fell over the top of Abreu and landed on his stomach as the burly first baseman slid feet-first into the bag. He finished that season with a.712 OPS, the lowest of his career. Josh Rutledge filled in on Monday and would be in line for more at-bats if Pedroia is sidelined for an extended period.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:55

Mercedes was on the backfoot all weekend in Monaco , failing to get on top of managing tyre temperatures with its W08. "We get along well and I can understand Kimi's not totally happy today. The fact that it was Ferrari that made the decision to pit that lap, rather than it being Raikkonen's call, stirred those of a cynical mind as if he had stayed out even one more lap he would have been ahead of the Sauber driver and in clear air.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:54

Monday's win - the Sox fourth in their last five games - came a day before Sale takes the mound against his former team. "I was just trying to do my thing and make pitches". "I think if you work hard in between your starts you have a pretty good chance of getting back on track and that's how I felt today". Garcia scored on the play when Jose Iglesias made an errant throw to third base.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:46

The Los Angeles Lakers kept their first-round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft Tuesday, but even with the second-overall pick in hand, the team's rollercoaster of an offseason has only just begun. The Lakers played Russell at both point guard and shooting guard this past season, but aren't convinced that he's part of the future with the team.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:46

Early showers led to a delay in the toss and when it finally happened, with Australia choosing to bat, the match was reduced to 34 overs per side. It lost David Warner to Mohammad Amir in the fifth over, but Aaron Finch and Steven Smith carried it to 57 for 1 before rain forced the abandonment.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:47

Monday marks 100 years since the birth of President John F. Kennedy, and celebrations were held at his presidential library in Dorchester and in his hometown of Brookline. It's held several events this weekend to honor Kennedy's legacy. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier, according to executive director Steven Rothstein. Historians have reassessed his time in office and taken a more critical view of his handling of crises such as the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, his decisions to ...