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by | May 10, 2017 | 06:12

Antonio Conte will be guaranteed the trophy in his first season in charge of Chelsea if the leaders win three of their last four games ahead of the FA Cup final against Arsenal. "I hope in the next game that he is available to play". "It's this kind of game where beforehand you can be scared because when they play at home they are very strong and anything can happen, but we dealt with it and we played a fantastic game, we deserved to win".

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:07

For some reason, it hasn't happened in Texas - or really anywhere else in May. Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni was impressed with how his team corrected the mistakes it made in the last two games in this one. That's what we have to do if we want to win this series". In the first matchup with the Spurs , the Brazilian had a defensive rating of 92 points per 100 possessions, and that's been a running theme this postseason.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:59

A 13-game winning run in the league followed September's losses to Liverpool and Arsenal, while Chelsea have won four games since the defeat to Manchester United, including in the FA Cup against Tottenham to set up a May 27 final with Arsenal .

by | May 10, 2017 | 06:00

Palace were behind within two minutes and could have lost by double figures. "We need a result against Hull next week and we need to get back to keeping clean sheets", he said . Especially with the teams competing with us, there is no chance to relax. Guardiola believes City would have been worthy champions this season had they been more clinical in front of goal.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:55

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick saw Real Madrid record a 3-0 victory in the first leg of their last-four clash last week, leaving Atletico on the brink of elimination. Getting an early goal will be crucial for Atletico, which could invite mistakes from the visitors but at the same time , they will have to be wary of overextending themselves.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:54

Over the years, the Arsenal boss has frequently been insulted by his great rival, who famously once called him a "voyeur" and "a specialist in failure". 'In fact, we won at Middlesbrough and against Man City in the FA Cup semi-final, we won against Leicester and we won today. "It is not all ideal, but we are more defensively focused than we were a month ago".

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:38

The ruling means that Hernandez, despite the jury's guilty verdict two years ago, is now considered an innocent man. "The mere rumor of such a rumor is hardly sufficient to warrant the inference the commonwealth seeks to draw in respect to defendant's specific event", the judge said, adding, "A court should not have to conduct an exhaustive investigation in every case as to the circumstances of a defendant's death to determine if it was suicide, if defendant had capacity to make voluntary ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:33

Instead, they visit teams privately, where they can sell themselves on live solo or small-group workouts rather than 60+ players . The NBA Combine Authentic Collection from Under Armour will be available in Fall 2017, with draft prospects taking to the court in exclusive player apparel and accessories this week.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:28

He gave the Blues a 1-0 lead at 5:43 of the second period, getting to the rebound of an Alex Pietrangelo shot from the point below the left faceoff circle and beating Pekka Rinne . Maybe I have it wrong and the most bad power play was at the end of the 2nd period, it's hard to remember when both 2nd period power plays were so poor.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:29

As is the case in nearly every post-match interview with Jurgen Klopp following a win, the Anfield boss was all smiles and took the time to appreciate (via Sky Sports ) what was a Goal of the Season contender from his number 23. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has attempted to allay fears over the injury picked up by Philippe Coutinho but admits the Brazilian is in a lot of pain after suffering a dead leg during his side's gritty 1-0 win over Watford on Monday (1 May).

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:30

If we don't win against Middlesbrough (next Monday) then you lose this great win. 'We know Lukaku is the top scorer in the Premier League, he's very unsafe, ' Azpilicueta told the Daily Star . The Toffees have little left to play for this term and are virtually assured of a seventh-placed finish; they are two points adrift of Arsenal in sixth who have two games in hand, but can not be caught by the teams below them.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:28

Central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling and midfielder Juan Mata are also on the injured list. It's a profile. It's the philosophy of work. In-form Valencia was rested for Sunday's 2-0 win at Burnley, where Pogba had to leave the field late on and was replaced by Michael Carrick.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:24

NY is coming off a pair of impressive 4-1 victories at Madison Square Garden to even the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. But with the Rangers really starting to click and showcasing the talent that made them an underrated wild-card contender entering the postseason, how can you not smile at the thought of a future clash between NY and the Pens - who, by the way, might be getting Sidney Crosby back soon? Since it only takes four wins to finish a series, we tend to overreact to ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:24

Valiant words from a player who has already lost so much - including his tooth! The series moves to Washington for Games 3 and 4 on Thursday and Sunday. Bradley Beal led the way for Washington with 27 points, John Wall added 20 points and 16 assists. The C's will need to prepare for another physical battle with or without Morris, as Marcin Gortat had his way on a number of occasions, finishing with 16 points and 13 rebounds.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:14

With all that being said, Tony Parker will be missing the rest of the 2017 NBA Playoffs with a quad injury. The injury likely will require surgery to fix, meaning the Spurs will have to go through the rest of the postseason without their floor leader.

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:15

The sneakerhead website NiceKicks.com tracked the inventory of the ZO2 Prime during its first hour of availability, and the results showed that 210 unsigned pairs sold in addition to 53 autographed pairs. He also rapped while his father, LaVar Ball , cheered him on for his SLAM Magazine feature past year. Last season Lonzo brought the same revolutionary skills that the PAC-12 and college basketball as a whole has lacked since Jason Kidd played a similar style at Cal back in the early ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 05:07

According to Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News , the Mets announced the right-hander will likely start against the Milwaukee Brewers following a three-game suspension. He issued one walk and struck out two in his first start since September 28. He has made three career big league starts and six relief appearances, posting a 6.49 ERA.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:56

Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua defended his IBF heavyweight title and fought for the vacant WBA (Super) and IBO heavyweight titles against Wladimir Klitschko on April 29, before a 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium. Fury has not fought since winning a unanimous decision over Klitschko in November 2015. I was screaming, pulling my hair out - or what little hair I've got left - because I was anxious it would cost us millions! But that doesn't mean it was all pleasantries and pats on the back inside ...

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:56

Now the Celtics, who have already won a pair of games in Chicago, believe they can close out the series and advance. Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo calls to his teammates from the bench during the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:53

One moment of magic from the England global settled a tight encounter as he pulled his strike across Celta Vigo goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez into the far corner 23 minutes from time . Alvarez made a string of first-half saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard. An unbelievable free-kick by Marcus Rashford at Celta Vigo has brought Manchester United another step closer to the Europa League final.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:52

Earnhardt turns 43 in October, is newly married and has said he wants to start a family. In the days leading up to this year's 500, he told a small gathering of media he would make the decision to renew his contract or exit after two months of the 2017 season.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:41

Its contents are as follows. If you've spent any of the past two years at the Souza-Baranoski Correctional Center, you may not know Aaron Hernandez, the infamous National Football League player; you may be better acquainted with "Big Nose", "Boom", "Rokk Boy", "Double A", "AA", "Chico", "A Money", or "Can't Get Right" - as official prison documents obtained by TMZ following his apparent prison suicide reveal those were his nicknames given to him by fellow inmates while he was locked up.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:36

During a frantic opening period, the first clear chance fell to Monaco hotshot Kylian Mbappe, who could only head straight at Gianluigi Buffon when found unmarked by Nabil Dirar. "That said, we still have to play the return leg, they have nothing to lose so we'll need to do a professional job once again". Gonzalo Higuain has proved his haters wrong this evening with two goals against Monaco .

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:38

The Reds have a massive match at home to Southampton on Sunday, a must win encounter. "Hopefully United can focus on the Europa League and forget a little bit about the Premier League and then next season we can have five English teams in the Champions League, which would be incredible".

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:35

Conte lived every minute Chelsea's 3-0 demolition of Middlesbrough on Monday as his side moved within one victory of the Premier League title. Asked to compare the successes with Chelsea , the Belgium goalkeeper told TalkSPORT: "It's hard to say because obviously in the first year I came here, I came from winning the league in Spain and straight away we won the league, so that was very nice".

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:35

We feel his vast understanding and experience in many facets of football operations will be invaluable to our club moving forward. Though only 40 years old, Beane has spent almost half of his life working for the Panthers organization. "We have developed a great working relationship". McDermott has become the sole voice of the Bills in discussing all team-related issues, including free agency and the draft.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:30

FILE - In this December 8, 2016, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) battle for a rebound in the second half during an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City. Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder also chipped in with 14 apiece. Thomas scored 53 points as a point guard, which is the highest output ever for the position (h/t Reddit ).

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:23

And he was helped when left fielder Kyle Schwarber threw put Carlos Gonzalez at the plate. After losing an 18-inning game to the Yankees on Sunday at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the Cubs travelled to Denver for a three-game series against the Rockies.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:20

Before the Penguins scored a pair of meaningless third-period goals, the Capitals had outscored Pittsburgh 8-0 going back to the third period of Game 5. Instead, it seems that part of him relies on his teammates to help him reach that point, and when things go south, he doesn't step up but displays his frustration.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:22

However Morata played down such speculation, telling reporters that conversations he had had with the Atletico manager should not be blown out of proportion: "Talking to [Diego] Simeone at the Bernabeu?" Rivals Zidane's team in the final round played football "Granada", has parted ways with examples.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:24

Fury responded on Twitter: "Well done Anthony Joshua, good fight, you had life and death with Klitschko and I played with the guy, let's dance". Though he made it to his feet, Joshua immediately pounced and referee David Fields stepped in and called the fight.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:18

Former Dutch star Ruud Gullit was named as assistant coach. Disciplinarian Advocaat returns for a third stint in charge, taking over from Danny Blind, who was sacked in March after the Dutch were beaten 2-0 by Bulgaria. That defeat in Sofia has left the three-time World Cup runners-up clinging to only the slimmest of hopes of reaching the 2018 finals in Russian Federation.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:14

Fabregas was the creative fulcrum of Chelsea's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge on Monday and his assists set up goals for Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic . Boro fans took to Twitter to applaud Conte for his gesture, but one moment in particular was overlooked during the game and it involved the Chelsea manager's daughter, Vittoria.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:13

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III has plans to appeal the abatement ruling, noting that he's even willing to take the case to the Massachusetts Supreme Court. "Basically what this means for Aaron Hernandez is that he will have in fact died an innocent man", Martin Healy , chief legal counsel of the Massachusetts Bar Association, told member station WBUR last month.

by | May 10, 2017 | 04:12

The decisive Game 7 will be Wednesday night in Washington (7:30 ET, NBCSN). This is the fourth time the two teams will meet in a winner-take-all. Then he saw how Ovechkin came out in Game 5, knocking Penguins players around and eventually scoring a goal.