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by | April 24, 2017 | 01:44

The win brings Arsenal to 57 points from 31 matches. Against Palace and West Brom, we had 70 per cent of the possession and we lost. We had practiced on it before but we like offensive football so this was a bit more defensive-minded for us.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:40

Players weren't certain how to act or how best to comfort Thomas after he elected to stay with the team for Games 1 and 2 in Boston. Boston has a 1-12 best-of-seven series record all-time when trailing 2-0, with its only such series win coming against the Lakers in the 1969 NBA Finals (won the series in seven games).

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:39

Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. McDavid didn't get a point, Cam Talbot got chased from the game in the second period and Leon Draisaitl , who has one shot in four playoff games, got tossed for spearing Chris Tierney in the groin.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:41

Miles was whistled for an offensive foul, thwarting the Pacers' comeback. James affirmed he's playing with an elevated level of confidence even with the No. The matchups worked out perfectly for the Cavs and now they have the team they wanted. It's never a good look to see the superstar of a team pointing fingers after a loss, but George had no problem putting his teammates on blast after another failed effort in toppling the defended National Basketball Association champs.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:38

FILE - In this April 22, 2016 file photo, a woman places flowers at a memorial at First Avenue in Minneapolis where pop super star Prince often performed. Fans who can't afford those high-dollar tickets can head to a street party outside the club he made famous in " Purple Rain ". Prince's estate and Paisley Park Enterprises sued to block it.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:40

Everything was in place for the Minnesota Wild to make a rally. Then there's a player like Magnus Paajarvi, who scored the winning goal in overtime in Game 5 and has been back and forth to the AHL over the last three seasons. They lacked that finishing touch to reward their 5-on-5 effort, though, and Dubnyk couldn't quite match Allen's brilliance. He played in game three but C Joel Eriksson Ek made his first appearance in the series for game four.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:38

After the players made contact, Gobert fell to the court clutching his left leg. But Johnson and others stepped up in a big way, and Johnson proved he can still occasionally be a big factor. Rudy Gobert didn't get off to a great start Saturday. Midway through Game 1, it's unclear if this injury will ruin the competitive balance of the series.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:36

Spurs, on the other hand, must come to terms with the unwanted record of a seventh consecutive FA Cup semi-final defeat dating back to 1993 and look to build on a current seven-match winning run in the league that has brought Chelsea back into their sights.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:32

Asked if he had ruled out starting with Jesus, Guardiola said: "No". That is why the battle-hardened Alexis Sanchez and Leonardo Bonucci are City's two priority targets. But, sources have told Goal , the Chilean is keen to move to City and the Gunners may ultimately have no choice but to sell to an English club, as it is understood PSG are now the only overseas team with both the intention and means to sign him.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:13

Amazingly, Williams won her seventh Australian Open title in January, which would have meant that she was around eight weeks pregnant. She has not played since the Australian Open , citing a knee injury. Meanwhile other fans are getting seriously excited about the fact that Serena is pregnant at the same time as her friend Beyonce , who is due to welcome twins very soon.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:06

There was a bright spot in Team Canada's Thursday at the Hong Kong world track cycling championships, but there wasn't much to shout about. "On the way back to Malaysia, I'm going to wear it too". Stephen Park told that he observed a group of skilled folks, absolutely committed to what they were doing. "We weren't on the podium, but to get sixth at the Worlds in our first year in the Madison is pretty good".

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:08

Mary Kay Kabot of Cleveland.com reported yesterday that "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown admitted Wednesday he's game for trading up from No. If history is any indication, that is a mighty big assumption. "At some point, we're going to add a quarterback", Smith said. "(B) ut (that) does not mean that if there was a player there we might not go take a shot.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:06

The Celtics will look to even up their series with the Bulls on Sunday. While Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg was scrambling to adjust to point guard Rajon Rondo's sudden absence from his starting lineup, Celtics coach Brad Stevens was creating an opening by design.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:06

Liverpool have now strengthened their grip on a Champions League place next season, moving above Man City into third. In beating Stoke City and West Brom, Jürgen Klopp's side have gone some way to silencing doubts about their record against teams lower down the Premier League this season.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:06

Only one Chicago runner reached second base, and Kluber struck out nine, walked two and threw 110 pitches. The White Sox purchased the contract of right-hander Mike Pelfrey from Triple-A Charlotte on Friday night and will insert him in Shields' rotation slot on Saturday.

by | April 23, 2017 | 06:00

Talk about following the game plan. "I have to stay focused on it", Gortat said. "Nah, I was all right", he said. Game 2 took nearly three hours to complete because of the absurd amount of whistles being blown. "He came in, he gave us energy, he made some shots", Brooks said. Nowadays he's a pass-first backup for the Wizards, asked mainly to push the pace while John Wall is taking a much-needed rest.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:58

Hamilton started from pole position and led from beginning to end to capture the 54th race title of his career and his first of the new Formula One season. Last week: Brad Keselowski became the first driver in 2017 with multiple wins , taking first in Martinsville. Johnson has 1,023 laps led in the Lone Star State, well ahead of Matt Kenseth's 854 that is the second-most and with one more start there.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:55

Jose Mourinho admitted the early prognosis on Ibrahimovic and the Argentine worldwide remains "fairly negative" after the Red Devils made it to the semi-final of the Europa League. We have done it the hard way but none of that matters now", Rashford said. But in attack, we have options. The 27-year-old was stretchered off in the same game, and it's been claimed by multiple newspapers in the United Kingdom that he has suffered a similar fate to his teammate and will not feature again this ...

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:54

There are a lot of things being said at the moment but we have to stand up for ourselves and get back on track as quickly as possible. City manager Pep Guardiola said the Brazil global will travel with the squad to London for the game at Wembley Stadium and didn't rule out starting him.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:43

Hyman dumped the puck behind the Caps net and four Caps players chased after it. "I think that kind of works in our favour, home ice", Matthews said. Could Toronto send the favorites to an early elimination? That evened up the series, with both games going to overtime thus far. In game one, Washington overcame a two-goal margin to win 3-2, while Toronto needed two overtime periods in game two to prevail in their 4-3 victory.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:39

The other aren't scrubs, either, and Jamal Crawford , J.J. Joe Johnson is a legend. "We had a lot of turnovers and they turned them into points". Then the rest of it, winning a road game and getting home court back, we'll deal with later.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:41

Coach Peter DeBoer's team shouldn't expect things to get easier over the next two games in northern California starting when the Sharks and Oilers meet in Game 3 on Sunday night. The goals came early and often and not one counted for the Oilers leaving fans venting a humiliating 7-0 loss on social media. It shows you that a team can take their game to a different level.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:36

It means that Ibrahimovic may have now played his last game for United with the Swede's contract due to expire at the end of the season. Marcus Rashford proved a capable deputy for Ibrahimovic, netting a smartly taken victor to send United into the competition semi-finals for the first time.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:30

Rojo was substituted after just 23 minutes and Ibrahimovic didn't end the match. Ibrahimovic didn't have his finest game agianst Anderlecht - Marcus Rashford edging United through to the semi-finals on aggregate after extra-time - but his goals this season have been the main reason for an improvement in the club's fortunes, albeit without ever being title challengers.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:30

Hamilton converted pole position into the lead at the start from Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari. Hamilton was certainly not blinded by the achievement of victory, when he acknowledged the performance of Ferrari post-race. The same issue was discussed at the driver briefing at last year's U.S. Grand Prix after Daniel Ricciardo positioned his auto in a similar way on the Japanese Grand Prix grid.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:32

Shortly after the half-time break, Spurs once again found an equaliser, when Dele Alli this time, met Eriksen's fantastic ball into Chelsea's penalty area, and stabbed the ball into the top corner past Courtois. Meanwhile, Bournemouth boosted their chances of staying in the Premier League with a crushing 4-0 win over 10-man Middlesbrough that pushed their opponents towards the relegation precipice.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:29

Asked what he plans to do differently in Game 2, Millsap's answer was to the point. It was clear that they needed to improve their defense during the playoffs. Wall was just fine. Instead, the Warriors once more showed their remarkable balance despite Livingston being sidelined after he also got hurt in Sunday's win.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:27

Lance Stephenson is probably more known for famously blowing into LeBron James ear during the 2014 National Basketball Association playoffs than any of his on-court achievements. The Pacers played that way in the first half Thursday as they set a team record for points scored in a half with 74. "Not just Game 4, but this whole series, we've got to look at this whole series as it's still very winnable".

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:25

John Gibson gave up four goals on 16 shots before he was replaced by Jonathan Bernier in the second period. Guentzel scored Pittsburgh's first goal in the opening period and got another in the third period before beating Bobrovsky for the victor in OT.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:26

Ramos-Vinolas had started brightly to win the first set convincingly 6-2 before Murray turned the tables by securing the second set with the same scoreline. Victory for Vinolas-Ramos marked the first time the 29-year-old from Barcelona, who reached last year's French Open quarter-finals, had got the better of a world number one.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:24

Recent reports indicate that David De Gea is Real's number one priority, while Keylor Navas' days at the Santiago Bernabeu are numbered, having failed to convince president Florentino Perez. Bayern and Real share healthy relations after concluding the transfers of Arjen Robben, Xabi Alonso and Toni Kroos in recent seasons. Mourinho though wants at least one player included in the deal for the 26-year-old, and has his eye on two Madrid stars in particular in Raphael Varane and Alvaro Morata.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:17

The Maple Leafs are one point ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning, but they have a game in hand. Andersen left Saturday's game against the Penguins in the second period due to a head injury. "Play your shift, come back, take a deep breath, get a drink of water and play your next one". The Blue Jackets played Saturday afternoon, losing 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:14

Chelsea has now made nine finals in that time, winning the trophy on six occasions since Tottenham's last triumph, and they will have the chance to draw level with Spurs' tally of eight competition wins when they face either Man City or Arsenal in the final.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:10

The Leafs had three power-play chances in the second period, with the last one carrying into the third, but were unable to get anything going against the Capitals . Four of the first five games of the series have been decided in overtime. Kadri was whistled for tripping, and T.J. Oshie scored a power-play goal to give Washington a 1-0 lead.

by | April 23, 2017 | 05:10

Cape Town - Swansea City manager Paul Clement says that he would want to work with outgoing Chelsea captain John Terry if they survive relegation. Terry has made just 10 appearances for Antonio Conte's side this season, but has the opportunity to bow out on a victorious note, as the Blues look to add Premier League and FA Cup winner's medals to the 16 major titles the 36-year-old has won in his career.