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by | June 01, 2017 | 03:19

Roma says, "The process to appoint a new coach is now underway". The 58-year-old spent just 16 months at the helm during a second spell in charge of the Italian giants, which finished with automatic qualification to next season's Champions League.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:20

Can the Ottawa Senators possibly hope to win one more game and advance to the Stanley Cup Final playing the same way they did in Game 6? Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators bounced back nicely two days after a blowout loss put them on the brink of elimination.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:12

If Petra Kvitova had been just a worthy adversary who lost a competitive match on Sunday, she still would have walked off center court at Roland Garros a victor for her bravery and determination. Mattek-Sands, however, kept her cool, despite Kvitova's minibreak and watched as the Czech conceded defeat with her ninth double fault, leaving her to plan her return to Wimbledon .

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:09

The Gunners' boss, who turns 68 in October, also likes Malaga midfielder Pablo Fornals, while Arsenal are one of a clutch of clubs looking at Fornals' team-mate, forward Sandro Ramirez, who can leave the Spanish side for just £5m. "I think in football, the judgements are so black and white that often, if you don't fire your manager, then you're seen as being unambitious". "For me, Arsenal winning the FA Cup was very important for the manager, players and fans", Petit said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:12

Chelsea's team captain John Terry , center, is applauded as he leaves the pitch after being substituted in the 26th minute. "We didn't receive one request on #yourodds on Twitter upon which we receive hundreds of requests a week". "You can't replace those butterflies before you go out and play". "But for myself I need a week off". "I'm not talking about tactical game, I'm talking about motivation, right fire in ourselves, in our soul, in our heart".

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:10

But this also may be the best all-around version of James, who is averaging 32.5 points on almost 57 percent shooting, and adding 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game. Can't be anxious about a few bad shooting games or the percentages when you went 12-0. "With Kyrie, his versatility to score from all three levels (drive, mid-range pull-up and long distance), plus his ability to go either direction with his dribble, it makes it tough".

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:09

He responded with a 38-point Game 5 that sucked the life out of the Bulls before handing them a 21-point elimination defeat in Game 6. Why will the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in the three-match of the NBA Finals? Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were daunting enough with Harrison Barnes.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:04

We have a very good record with the team and the improvement of the players here. He's come through a hard period. Nevertheless, his backing for Wenger has been resolute, and private talks with the Frenchman on Monday paved the way for his reappointment by the board yesterday, although it was by no means a unanimous discussion at the Emirates' meeting.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:06

Elsewhere, Leila Tsurenko and Jelena Ostapenko had easy wins over Ekaterina Makarova and Monica Puig respectively, while 10th seed Venus Williams eased into the third round with a 6-3 6-1 win over Japan's Kurumi Nara . Garbine Muguruza takes the match, winning 6-2, 6-4. Petra Kvitova's return to action came to an end in the second round as she lost 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-5) to Bethanie Mattek- Sands .

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:57

Other than the battle at the front, the other major talking point was the first corner tangle between last year's Spanish Grand Prix victor Max Verstappen in the Red Bull and Vettel's teammate Kimi Raikkonen . This is what the sport is meant to be, this is why I race - to have battles with him for the championship", Hamilton said. Hamilton said: "I gave you space, otherwise we would have touched..." When asked if the title battle with Vettel, whose lead was slashed to six points after ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:51

The Cavaliers flew into San Francisco on Tuesday, taking a team photo once they arrived that Cleveland forward Kevin Love posted on Instagram. But none of that will matter to Cleveland since James, who stretched his Finals streak to an astonishing seven straight years dating back to his time in Miami, is playing the best playoff basketball of a career that already includes three NBA titles and a trio of Finals MVP awards.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:50

Arsenal qualified for the Champions League in every full season under Wenger until this year, when the team missed out after finishing fifth in the Premier League. Conte was offering a defence for the player, who was shown the red card during the Emirates FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal . High on the to-do list is resolving the futures of star names such as Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, who are both out of contract in 2018 and see themselves as deserving of a salary which ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:50

He insists, however, Bangladesh have improved too - and in Thursday's tournament opener at The Oval may just be able to take advantage if public expectation begins to weigh heavily on the hosts. Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya - two players who will probably be fighting for a place in the team at the tournament in England and Wales - led the scoring for India with knocks of 94 and 80 not out respectively.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:50

However, the No. 78 team would not be denied in Stage 2 as Truex Jr. narrowly beat eight-time track victor Jimmie Johnson for his series-leading sixth stage victory. "I could see him saving". I was not even running hard up there. Just too loose in general. He brought the number back to the Cup series in 2014 amid fanfare and criticism.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:45

Christopher Schindler was the hero for his side, netting the winning penalty, after Liam Moore had blazed over for Reading , before Jordan Obita saw his effort saved by Huddersfield goalkeeper Danny Ward . Huddersfield's promotion is worth at least £170 million (1407 crore approximately) across the next three seasons and that figure could rise to in excess of £290 million if the club avoid relegation next season.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:45

A shock early exit from qualifying left Hamilton just 13th on the grid in Monaco , but he managed to make up six positions to claim six points in what turned out to be a case of damage limitation. I will definitely look into it". The vehicle of Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany is pushed from the track during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:47

When asked whether he would still be at United next season, the forward said: "Honestly, I've said before, I don't know". Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League .

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:39

England traditionally goes into One-Day International tournaments flying under the radar, being the underdogs, and their performances over the years (they have never won a global 50-over tournament) have justified that. A new attitude had to take hold and the players [had to] bat more aggressively... England and Bangladesh are drawn with Australia and New Zealand in Group A of the tournament.Meanwhile, defending champs India , South Africa , Pakistan and Sri Lanka are placed ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:37

Now, it's the Confederations [Cup], now it's focusing on the national team". Conte chose to start with Fabregas on the bench in Saturday's FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal , with the Blues losing 2-1 at Wembley . "You always worry when you are a goal down and it was a game full of surprises". Asked if he would accept such a punishment for Moses if a similar incident occurred next season, Conte replied: "If there are these rules you must accept them".

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:24

If one thing's clear, it's that fans haven't been game to pay top dollar for the Warriors' and Cavaliers' very un-dramatic playoff series this spring. The comparisons were there throughout the season, and some even said Curry is not the same player with Durant alongside. Find out when the games are, who's the favorite to win and how to watch the 2017 NBA Finals online.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:25

Langer can make Player's argument a moot point if the 59-year-old German can win his third straight major of 2017, and 10th overall, at the U.S. Senior Open. In his last 19 senior majors, Langer has 18 top 10s and seven wins."I was really exhausted, aching". "So that's encouraging", Langer said. "When I came out here I wanted to be one of the great players and I think I've accomplished that".

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:21

Noren shot a course-record 10-under 62 at Wentworth Club and came from seven strokes back in the final round to win the signature event on the European Tour . I've seen this wind before. It marked the third consecutive year for Spieth, a Dallas resident and the defending champion , to finish as a runner-up or better at Colonial.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:15

Thompson's shot has been off in the postseason, hitting just about 38 percent from the field, but his defense is probably more important than his offense now anyway as the usual primary defender against Kyrie Irving . It's an unbelievable accomplishment, but does this have to come every year? James is the Cavs' best matchup to defend Durant. James, who is 3-4 in finals appearances, uses Jordan's feats as a measuring stick to motivate his own bid to become legendary.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:13

The 28-year-old Chilean, though, has made it clear to be a great player you need to win trophies on a regular basis - two Copas America have sated his global appetite - hence why Bayern Munich's apparent interest in him could turn his head.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:15

Let's dig in a little deeper, shall we? Before the two could do any real damage to each other, cavalry arrived. "It's not even relevant anymore", Harper said of his Game 1 and 4 home runs off Strickland in 2014. Trout has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his career, and surgery could sideline him for eight weeks. It was one of the ugliest scenes we've seen in baseball this year, or any year for that matter, especially one involving one of the biggest names in the ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:12

Both the Warriors and Cavaliers have won once in the previous two meetings, with James leading the first rally from a 3-1 deficit in Finals history last season. According to the secondary ticket sale and research site TicketIQ , the average "get-in" price-meaning the least expensive seat in the house-is for Golden State's home games is $423.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:14

But now, a chance at a second title in three years - a chance to put away memories of a terribly botched pass that basically set up the final Cavaliers run a year ago - is welcomed. This year's team was plus-11.6 and had a rating of 12.1. "You think so?" Durant asked the reporter. Well, now he's playing against James, who owns a 16-4 edge in their career head-to-head series , in the NBA Finals , where he and the Warriors were always supposed to get - and win - from the moment he agreed ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:13

When the play is allowed to go on and on to the point where both teams touch the puck and the offside is ancient history, challenging the play seems contrary to the spirit of the rule. The Predators were 18 seconds away from killing off a two-minute, two-man advantage for the Penguins when Malkin lined up a shot high in the slot. It's normal for a playoff series to gain context over the first game or two or three.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:09

The FC panel try to sort through the conflicting messages and swirling rumours regarding Antoine Griezmann's future. The France worldwide has told those in charge at Atletico that he wants to leave this summer, with Manchester United long mooted as his most likely destination.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:07

Mike Pelfrey will start game three and is 2-4 with a 4.41 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. But Tuesday night he coughed up six runs on 10 hits, the White Sox getting to him and scoring in three separate innings. There will be other ugly games for Chris Sale . But he still said he enjoyed his return. One game isn't going to make Marrero a more appealing in-house alternative to Sandoval.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:06

Of the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Final , the Predators now have the hottest ticket of all four competing teams - the lone team that did not participate in last year's Final - with an average ticket price of $2,554. Will there be any copycats at Game 2 on Wednesday? He is a big, athletic goalie who can play the puck well. "Shooting a measly 40 or 45 percent is never gonna get us another Stanley Cup", said a dishonored Penguins Conor Sheary while looking away from the cameraman taping his ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:05

Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett continues to be slowed by an unspecified injury. He was asked after practice about Garrett. Head coach Hue Jackson said Coleman would be fine after landing on the ball while making a catch.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:04

Avoid defeat against Watford on Sunday and City will finish inside the top four. Vincent Kompany hoped Manchester City's final performance of the season was a sign of things to come next time around as they thrashed Watford 5-0 to secure third place.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:04

Not to mention the six matches Warren Gatland's men have before stepping out in Auckland for the series opener and another against the Hurricanes prior to the second Test in Wellington. Amid the fighting, there was also some rugby and by the time the four-match test series arrived the Lions had scorched a trail, beating the cream of New Zealand's mighty provincial sides and shocking the locals with their blistering backline.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:01

Last year, he withdrew from the tournament ahead of his third-round match because of a wrist injury. World No.1 Angelique Kerber's nightmare season has hit a new low after being dumped out of the French Open 6-2 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova .