by | May 30, 2017 | 11:02

However, he rejected the notion that this would be a ideal way to bow out of the club after 21 years in charge. "That's it. It's not about popularity, it's about competence". He switched to a three-man defense following a loss to Crystal Palace in mid-April, and the Gunners have won nine and only lost once in all competitions since, including the win over the league champs to take the FA Cup crown.

by | May 30, 2017 | 11:02

Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London a year ago, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the EPL this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:54

Late in the third quarter of Cleveland's 112-99 Game 4 victory against the Boston Celtics , Irving landed on Terry Rozier's foot while finishing a fast-break layup. Thomas believes he originally injured his hip in mid-March and played through the lingering pain until it gave out in the playoffs. Now he's four wins away from winning his first National Basketball Association championship.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:53

Game 1 will tip off on Thursday, June 1 . "I wear the number [23] because of Mike", James said of his historic accomplishment. There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. "I just have to keep going and figure out what I've got do to come back at the highest level possible". "To lose Game 3 in the fashion that we did and the way that Boston challenged us continuously, we needed all that to propel us to this moment", Irving said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:52

Golfer Tiger Woods released a statement Monday about his early-morning DUI arrest , claiming that alcohol was not involved in the issue. "There's no hurry. Jupiter police spokesperson Kristin Rightler did not immediately offer further detail about the arrest . Woods, whose 79 victories rank No. 2 on the PGA Tour's career list, has not competed for almost four months.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:54

Wenger revealed after the game that the Arsenal board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, with his future expected to be decided. Arsenal's subsequent failure to sustain a challenge for the Premier League title, coupled with their humiliating round-of-16 exit from the Champions League against Bayern Munich via a 10-2 aggregate defeat, prompted an upsurge in anti-Wenger sentiment among a vocal section of the club's supporters .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:52

The Predators face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 on Monday, May 29. Then. well , the catfish got thrown on the ice, and that meant there were more catfish thrown on the ice in the second period than the Penguins managed shots on goal.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:41

She is only the fifth female No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of a major. After being attacked in her home last December and sustaining potential career-ending injuries to her forehand left wrist and hand, the 27-year-old player underwent several surgeries and started rehabilitation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:39

Two fans were pronounced dead at the stadium and two others died while being treated at a hospital in the capital, the secretariat said. There was a police presence around 600-strong, and they reacted by using water cannons and tear gas in an effort to restore order.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:42

Less than six months after being attacked by an knife-wielding intruder in her apartment in the Czech town of Prostejov, Petra Kvitova was victorious in her first match back and first of the 2017 season. Kerber meekly surrendered the first set and dropped serve in the opening game of the second a Makarova took a hold on the match that she rarely looked like relinquishing.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:33

Game one of the NBA Finals takes place at the Warriors' Oracle Arena in Oakland on Thursday , 1 June (02:00 BST on Friday). Kerr, 51, travelled with the Warriors for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points, and Gerald Green scored 14. It soon grew to 32 and then to 35 by the end of the quarter. Irving, who shook off a Game 4 twisted ankle, was 9 of 15 from the floor and 4 of 8 from 3-point range.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:31

The 90th-ranked Nara defeated American teenager Amanda Anisimova , who was making her Grand Slam debut after reaching the junior final here past year, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. down.”. Anisimova, who is 262nd in the rankings, became the first player born in 2001 to earn a spot in a Grand Slam main draw when she claimed the U.S.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:33

Grigor Dimitrov has won his first match in four years at Roland Garros to reach the second round of the clay-court major. This claycourt season, the German lost first time out at Rome having retired with a back injury after two matches in Madrid.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:32

Per Haynes , Kerr is unlikely to coach in Game 1 of the Finals on Thursday . Yes, this is a team featuring Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Kevin Durant and Draymond Green , a roster full of so much firepower that the Warriors are heavy favorites heading into the NBA Finals against as stiff an opponent as LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:29

The Belgium global is now contracted to Chelsea until 2019 but, speaking after losing 2-1 to Arsenal in the FA Cup final, he said he would like to be offered a new contract. Courtois argued that the goal should also have been ruled offside because Ramsey had been interfering with play. "I think it was a handball even if it was maybe not deliberate.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:27

Earlier in 2004, Justin Hennin and Serena Williams took the second round in 2014. It is the second consecutive year in which Kerber has lost in the opening round at Roland Garros, having also lost at this stage last year to Kiki Bertens , who went on to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:26

Crew members perform a pit stop on driver Martin Truex Jr's vehicle during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord , N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017 . Kenseth was fourth, and Denny Hamlin fifth. Kurt Busch , Erik Jones , Kevin Harvick and Ryan Newman were sixth through ninth with Dale Earnhardt Jr .

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:24

But in honor of the Duke, whose birthday it was today (John Wayne, I mean - this is not some obscure British aristocratic figure), I'm taking my guesses. "Same calf, same situation", Braun told reporters after the contest. With Zack Grienke going tomorrow night (against former D-back, Chase Anderson ), I think we're all feeling relatively optimistic about out chances.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:14

The Predators had more rest and were riding a three-game win streak in opening round games in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but after three first-period goals, the Penguins took Game 1 of the finals. Subban for putting the puck over the glass. But the Penguins bench challenged the goal, claiming the play was offside. "The way Webby and I look at it, we're not going to change our game for any different line".

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:15

Woods said in a blog post published last Wednesday that "it was instant nerve relief". However, the latest "arrest" adds more misery to the troubled golfer's quest to return to golf. Updated at 8:04 p.m. ET to include a statement from Tiger Woods . In a post on his website, the golfer described the fusion surgery and detailed his desire to get back to the links as soon as possible.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:09

But with continued speculation over his future at the club, Romero feels he is ready to make the step up if he is required to. Obviously I am happy to be part of that [Europa League win] and in some way help the club win trophies, and that is the way it's been over the last 18 months and a year ago.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:08

What I know is that he was brilliant on Saturday when we won the FA Cup by beating Chelsea 2-1 . I was playing very well and the team was winning, scoring a lot of goals and defending well. "They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today". On Saturday, Chelsea fought back with 10 men, after Arsenal had dominated and when Diego Costa scored the Blues equaliser, Gunners heads could have dropped.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:00

Initially overwhelmed by her opponent's sharpness and power, Boserup fended off three break points to hold in the fourth game, but though she settled into her rhythm on serve, she was unable to make inroads into the Czech's serve as Kvitova fired down seven aces.

by | May 30, 2017 | 10:00

It was a special moment for Wenger personally, with the beleaguered manager claiming a seventh FA Cup winners' medal. Asked at the end of his Monday press conference whether there is a presentation at the board meeting, Wenger responded: "The best presentation, watch the game and there can be no doubt".

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:52

The Football Association rejected an appeal against his sending off in Arsenal's Premier League win over Everton on Sunday. "The board meeting is after the FA Cup final". The Gunners were hoping for leniency from the FA as Koscielny's tackle on Valencia was not a unsafe one, but their appeal failed and the France worldwide will serve a three-match ban - ruling him out of the showdown under the famous arch this weekend.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:52

The Penguins, who led the league in scoring, stressed before Game 1 that the best way to keep the Predators at bay was by taking the puck and spending copious amounts of time around Rinne. Someone threw a dead catfish onto the ice early in the second period. Shortly before Malkin opened the scoring, Murray came up in some discomfort after a save and stayed down on one knee in the crease as the play went the other way.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:48

Who will take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Nashville Predators tonight at 8 PM ET? Nashville kept coming. The Pittsburgh Penguins may have had a tougher time with their first three rounds, but they have still looked as dominant as ever. What do you call going more than half a hockey game without a single shot on goal? Bowman believes winning two in a row today is inherently more hard because of the salary cap and resulting parity of the ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:49

You have the opportunity to become legends. Everybody will be reminded now forever what this group of players have done. "We have to be very proud of ourselves". "I will have a lot of phone calls to make". You can talk about taking risks and taking the initiative but this is not just a league game, in the players' minds there are other things.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:47

Rightler said she did not have additional details about the circumstances leading to Woods' arrest , nor did she have any information about whether the arrest involved drugs or alcohol. It looks like Tiger Wood's personal life is in the bunker again. An arrest report was not immediately available. "I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me".

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:46

Sullivan isn't anxious, saying Pittsburgh has the ability to "take what the game presents". "I think both teams believe in what gets them here", Penguins captain Sidney Crosby , the defending Conn Smythe Trophy victor as playoff MVP, said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:46

The diminutive midfielder made his senior global debut for Portugal in 2015 in a game against Cape Verde and has made 12 appearances for the senior national side since then. He has also won 12 caps for Portugal . The Premier League season may have finished less than a week ago, but the transfer circus is already up and running, with Mourinho predicting we are in for a "crazy" summer of spending from Premier League clubs.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:43

Their fans are going insane and they deserve it. You can have a look at my colleague's predictions here . Pittsburgh , meanwhile, finished second in the league behind only the Washington Capitals. Some argue the Predators have a goaltending edge because Pekka Rinne boasts eye-catching numbers (a 1.70 goals-against average and.941 save percentage).

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:37

And now, as the Warriors prepare to start the NBA Finals , they find themselves not only wondering if their coach will be leading them into action, but worrying about his long-term health. This marks the third consecutive conference title for the team and LeBron James' seventh straight National Basketball Association finals . Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko (8) during the second half in game four of ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:39

It remains unclear whether the 67-year-old will continue as manager of the Gunners, despite capping a disappointing season with a record-breaking victory over the newly crowned Premier League champions. We don't know how the decision will go. "We showed strength, unity and played spectacular football ". The Nigerian clearly dived inside the box after anticipating contact from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and referee and Anthony Taylor got the decision spot on.

by | May 30, 2017 | 09:39

James , Irving and Love were the only three Cavs players to make double digits. "I'm a guy who always got happy and excited seeing my team successful, seeing my individual teammates be successful and that's how I felt in Game 4 with Kyrie [Irving ] doing what he did".