by | May 13, 2017 | 09:36

Conte, who won three consecutive titles as Juventus manager before taking over the Italian national team, danced for joy and was hoisted into the air by his players in front of Chelsea's ecstatic travelling fans who chanted "Antonio, Antonio".

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:38

Game 7 may be the most exciting phrase in sports to a lot of people. "It's business as usual, but we know what is at stake", said Perry. "I don't know if there's any hump to get over", said Trotz, who is 1-1 with the Capitals in two Game 7 opportunities in 2015.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:26

First period is really important. Nowinski called the Crosby play "nearly the nightmare scenario' concussion experts worry about". Up until the injury, Crosby had been playing like a man possessed. And the concussion spotter didn't notice any of the key signs to look out for, including laying motionless on the ice, and balance problems. I don't doubt that the Penguins will be ready and do everything they can to win, but I doubt their ability to win eight more game after that.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:25

Elsewhere, Ajax lost 3-1 to Lyon but qualify for the final on a 5-4 aggregate score following their massive 4-1 first-leg win at the Amsterdam Arena. Now the team gets a chance to complete the set of European trophies. " So let's try to prepare the team as best we can ". Every single free kick, every time they went down it was for them.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:19

The rebound chances are another fundamental problem the Caps need to erase to get back into this series. The stick caught Crosby flush across the mouth and the two-time Hart Trophy victor laid on the ice in pain for several moments before slowly skating off under his own power as Pittsburgh trainers searched the area for Crosby's teeth.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:13

Chelsea won the match 0-1 meanin. "My players are totally focused on the moment". Martin Keown has credited Chelsea manager Antonio Conte with revolutionising the Premier League. Chelsea secured their fifth Premier League title with a dramatic late victory at West Brom . "We worked very hard and have been the better team".

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:03

He drove into the lane for a short jump shot with just under 9 minutes left Wednesday night and grabbed at his left knee after landing. "You never want to see a player injured, especially a guy like TP, who is closing down at the end of his career", Houston star James Harden said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 09:01

But Madrid were in front three minutes later as Casemiro chopped a cross into the ground, and as it bounced up Ronaldo rose highest to head into the net. "We need to apologize to our fans, to everyone at the stadium and to everyone watching at home". The second goal of the match has created through the second half.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:58

You don't need them getting that slice of luck. Chelsea - the league leader since early November - has won 28 of its 36 games, including nine of its last 11 matches, to resist a late title challenge by Tottenham. It ended' West Brom 0-1 Chelsea . "Now is not the right time to think about this because we have to take three points, but afterwards then I hope the players celebrate in the right way".

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:57

The second straight year that the Cavaliers have begun the playoffs by winning their first eight games. Korver knocked down four of his six looks from three-point range, while Frye buried two of his three attempts from long distance. They aren't adding a better point guard or player this offseason, and without Lowry they fall from a contender to a middle-of-the-pack playoff team. At this point, if LeBron James found a cure for world hunger, Skip Bayless would probably find something ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:54

He's not playing for Wenger. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels that teams battling in Europe and domestically will find it hard to win the coveted English Premier League (EPL) title. 'He has such a good understanding of the back three and it is remarkable the way he has been able to pass over the tactics to every single player. "Overall he has done well".

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:51

World leaders will gather in Beijing on Sunday for a summit on One Belt, One Road (OBOR), Xi Jinping's ambitious effort to develop a Chinese web of infrastructure and investment along the old Silk Road trade routes. China is urgently seeking support from worldwide lenders to close a yawning financing gap for projects under its "Belt and Road Initiative", a top official said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:47

Anaheim needs to get this win or there could be some big changes in California. Despite having home-ice advantage to start 10 straight playoff series since 2009, the five-time defending Pacific Division champions had blown a 3-2 series lead four straight times before holding off Edmonton.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:39

Late drama ensued after Facundo and United's Eric Bailly were sent off, reducing both the sides to 10 men, and the Red Devils just about survived the Spanish scare. "They are important. But we have one that is more important than others". " Ajax will be hard". Find us on Facebook too! "This season of course I've not played as much as I'd have liked to, but that's the way it's panned out".

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:33

Monday saw Conte's Chelsea beat Middlesbrough 3-0 in a very lopsided defeat that was of major outcome for the opposition as well. "We have the possibility to do this on Friday but it won't be easy because West Brom is a really good team, a physical team, and we must pay great attention", Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said .

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:28

Apart from a dramatic defeat to Barca in last month's El Clasico, Zinedine Zidane's team have been dominant in the spring and should be champions for the first time since 2012. "Real Madrid are absolutely not the favourites". Isco got a vital away goal three minutes before half-time after brilliant work from Karim Benzema in twisting his way past two defenders on the goal-line before pulling the ball back for Tony Kroos.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:13

Kipchoge's attempt at the 1.49-mile Monza Formula One race course probably will not be an official world record as sanctioned by the IAAF , which ratifies all marathons. Nike didn't respond to questions regarding whether it will continue the project. "His performance in Monza is incredible but he would like to rest", said Kirwa adding that Kipchoge will be the man to break the world record perhaps next year.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:08

Watch the repeat showing of Joshua vs Klitschko at 4pm on Sunday. Joshua said in the middle of the ring before addressing the 90,000 fans in the arena. "When you go to the trenches that's when you find out who you really are", Joshua said. Klitschko said he didn't have an off night, and could improve if a sequel was made.

by | May 13, 2017 | 08:05

Joshua defeated Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round at the Wembley Stadium last Saturday, in his International Boxing Federation (IBF), International Boxing Organisation (IBO) and World Boxing Association ( WBA ) heavyweight title.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:59

A 1-0 win at Balaidos will go some way to ensuring that. With Jose Mourinho's side struggling to break down a competitive Celta defence, and finding goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez in fine form, it looked as though the game may have been heading for another frustrating draw.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:59

And he was humble enough to recognise himself as an "unexpected hero" having previously told Sky Sports this achievement represented the greatest day in his professional career. Second-placed Spurs are 10 points behind Chelsea with three games remaining. "It's not easy to play in this league", he said. For now, Conte will savor winning the Premier League.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:58

A third violation of the substance abuse policy prevented him from ever seeing the field in 2016 and guaranteed that he wouldn't be available to play until the latter half of the 2017 season. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens, announced his retirement in May, and then was traded to the Cowboys in July of 2014. All the legal issues associated with McClain's previous arrests have been resolved.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:43

Chelsea announced they had appointed Conte on a three-year contract in April 2016 and he took up his post at Stamford Bridge in July after managing Italy at Euro 2016. I feel the quality of my minutes has been fantastic, my contribution is perhaps bigger than a full season where I play every game. Antonio Conte: "At this stage it was important to win and exploit Tottenham's defeat".

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:30

Skomina, an worldwide referee since 2003, has presided over six Champions League matches this season, including Monaco and Borussia Dortmund's quarter-final second leg. One of the most incredible ones fell to John Guidetti , who could and should have made it 2-1 to Celta with what was literally the last action of the game.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:26

Now is still the time to be focused on what we have to do". Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater will miss Saturday's clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium . City sits in fourth place in the Premier League table with 69 points after 35 games. "The pre-season will already be done". "I would like to be a physical strong team with fast and good headers but the team is going to play the way I want to".

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:14

Familia is scheduled to be examined Friday in St. Louis by Dr. Robert Thompson, who specializes in vascular issues and past year performed surgery on Matt Harvey for thoracic outlet syndrome. It was only his 11th appearance of the season after serving a 15-game MLB suspension for violating the league's domestic abuse policy, but he still has pitched 155.2 innings over the past two seasons.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:09

Two hours later, ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss reported that a deal was indeed signed and will keep the 24-year old in Foxboro through the 2020 season. Andrews was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this year. Brady had a better rapport with Andrews during the 2016 offseason, and it was clear by training camp Andrews was his preferred center before Stork was released.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:02

Oubre was kicked out of that game, and suspended for the next one. "I hope we're not going to jinx it". "We're two teams that's trying to compete and trying to win this series". Kelly Oubre spoke to the media on Saturday after the National Basketball Association announced his suspension in Game 4 of the Wizards' series against the Celtics.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:55

He reiterated DeRozan's thoughts on the season. "We have some positives", Dwane Casey said on Thursday. "We had different expectations, each and every game was different". "At this point in time there's no need for a rest". Korver opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer. Tristan Thompson started the 17-1 burst with an and-one.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:53

Brady is coming off his fifth Super Bowl win and his fourth Super Bowl MVP Award. In fact, Brady not being concerned about the curse is how he is already marketing the announcement, as he posted a video on his Facebook page poking fun at the Madden curse and other superstitions.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:48

Ray Brewer won the 2015-2016 season, after Taylor Bern prevailed in 2014-2015. The Celtics lost three of four in the head-to-head series with the Cavaliers during the regular season. All said, Wall and Beal combined for 59 of Washington's 92 points in what was a do-or-die game for the team. The Celtics took a slim 42-41 lead into the half following a strong surge at the end of the second quarter, and they seemingly picked up where it left off in what was shaping up to be the closest game ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:44

The 4-2 series win sends them to conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. The usual Harden-stopper, Kawhi Leonard , injured his ankle in the third quarter of Game 5 and therefore was held out for all of overtime. The Rockets lost center Nene Hilario in game four with what was originally ruled a groin injury. "It happened, now we move forward". "As a team, and as a unit, we just didn't have a rhythm and they capitalized on that".

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:43

This step was big for us, a big win. "It's never comfortable and we need to be aware of that, but we're looking forward to getting the job done". "Hopefully on Friday we can have the title", Fabregas said . Now he's deserving this". Nemanja Matic got the third goal in the 65th from another neat Fabregas chip to pile the misery on Boro, who will join north-east neighbours Sunderland in the second tier next season.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:44

Nemanja Matic then produced a second-half strike to rule out any remote chance of a shock comeback to preserve Boro's Premier League status for at least another weekend. "It's very important for us to go step by step". "It is logical when you start work in a new club for the will to be to continue to work and try to improve your work in many years, and for sure this is my will".

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:40

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois reckons winning the Premier League title with Chelsea this season will be all the sweeter after their struggles last term. Manager Antonio Conte has used the former Barcelona star as an impact substitute this season, and it has paid dividends. "Now the most important thing is to reach our target".