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by | May 15, 2017 | 02:35

Vettel eventually got by, but by then Hamilton had clawed back a few valuable seconds. "I looked down and I had lost an terrible lot of time ". "It was just the rawest fight I can remember having for some time , which I loved", said Hamilton.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:36

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino: "We're still fighting". While the Gunners can not repeat that feat this time, Dier knows Tottenham must banish the disappointment immediately or lose their grip on second place. Speaking after the game, Bilic said: "We deserved to win, we did everything ok, we had a game plan and had a good pattern". The visitors could find no way back as West Ham celebrated a signature win in their troubled first season at the main stadium for the 2012 ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:32

Chapman is 1-0 with a 3.55 ERA and seven saves in eight chances this year. "He looked good this spring and has had no issues, and I think he feels it's similar to what he experienced with the Reds (in 2011)". It was hard not to notice Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman shaking his left throwing arm during his ninth-inning, mop-up appearance in Friday night's 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:30

Rashad has appeared on ESPN and college radio, SportsTalk on NewsChannel 8 in Washington D.C., and his articles have appeared on ESPN TrueHoop, USAToday.com, Complex Magazine, and the DCist. After missing his first nine shot attempts in Game 4 and opening 1 of 7 in Wednesday's road loss, the four-time All-Star missed 11 of 12 field goals Friday before hitting three in a row in the third.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:23

While it may be hard envisioning the Warriors not facing Cleveland in the NBA Finals , you simply don't overpay for a house simply because you like the neighborhood. An off the charts basketball IQ allows him to play the role of a point guard or forward, setting up shooters along the perimeter or in the paint, hence Green leading the team in assists with a playoff average of 7.3.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:01

There will be a few tears tonight after Spurs' final match at the old White Hart Lane home they've been in for 118 years. "But it is something I understood when I signed here". "For us, it is unique". For the second consecutive season we are fighting for the title and competing with teams with completely different philosophies or ways.

by | May 15, 2017 | 02:03

The four-time champion made light work of defending champion Novak Djokovic (6-2, 6-4) in what was a highly-anticipated semi-final tie yesterday. This battle was much closer as Nadal pulled off a 7-6 6-4 win where Thiem managed to save two Championship points at 5-4 in the second set.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:56

Barcelona will surely be confident of collecting all three points on Sunday, but they must not overlook their foes. Barcelona , who stand at the top of the table with 84 points, have Spanish games left against fourteenth placed Las Palmas and eighth placed Eibar.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:58

Diafra Sakho's season is over while Michail Antonio and Pedro Obiang are still on the sidelines with hamstring and ankle knocks respectively. The Hammers are on a good run of form against the Merseyside club, unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions, winning three of the same.

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:51

Chelsea clinched their fifth Premier League title on Friday night as they beat West Brom 1-0 at the Hawthorns thanks to a late Michy Batshuayi strike. "If you are busy with a good performance, something you can control, then the chance to win the game is much bigger". Should that happen, Mourinho could once again use a trip to north London to get some minutes into the legs of players returning from injury, such as Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Juan Mata, and blood more youngsters like Axel ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 01:49

On Friday, with the score at 0-0 late in the first half, Hazard was the one chasing back as Leicester mounted a counterattack from a Chelsea corner to force a 2-on-1 situation near the area. It could even be against his beloved Blues if he stays in the Premier League. "Of course we think about this, but we need to think day by day, rest well, keep ourselves very good in these next two games to have a top performance against Arsenal".

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:15

Two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa, from Ethiopia, and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese were also part of the Breaking2 project, but finished well off the pace. Requiring the sort of evolutionary leap against the clock that is usually only achieved over decades, Kipchoge started in promising fashion. The race began at 5:45 a.m., apparently the ideal time for flawless weather conditions, according to Nike .

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:13

The NBA released its Last Two Minute Report for Game 6 of Celtics-Wizards. Bradley finished Friday's loss with a team-high 21.6 nERD, per numberFire Live. "He's not anxious about his stats, he's anxious about winning the game". If not for a ill advised pull up three by John Wall miraculously going down, Boston would be preparing for Game 1 against Cleveland.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:10

Barca should at least force the title race to the last day of the season by compounding more misery on the end of Quique Setien's time at Las Palmas. Real Madrid have scored in their last 47 league games, their longest scoring run in the competition. While Sevilla negotiate terms with Celta's Eduardo Berizzo to replace Sampaoli next season, Real Madrid enjoy their honeymoon with Zinedine Zidane.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:10

Coming back to Washington and down 2-0, the Wizards needed to use their home crowd as fuel to get back and that's what they did. The Celtics have been very bad in Washington through two games, averaging just 95.5 points on just 39.7 percent shooting.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:03

National Basketball Association referee Monty McCutchen holds back Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr.as he goes after Celtics center Kelly Olynyk during Game 3. WASHINGTON (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 29 points and Washington Wizards used a 26-0 third-quarter run to beat the Boston Celtics 121-102 on Sunday night to tie the second-round series at two games apiece.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:02

All three judges scored the fight 120-108 in favour of Alvarez . Saturday's fight was the fifth time since 2010 that Alvarez has fought on the weekend of May 5, and he has won all five fights. "Where are you?" Alvarez said in his interview with HBO's Max Kellerman . In his previous such fight, he christened the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in 2016 with a knockout win over Amir Khan .

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:54

The trick worked again in Turin as the Brazilian international's cross invited Mario Mandžuki? to break the deadlock before he himself struck with a stunning volley. "The past is the past, we have to think about the present", the 34-year-old said, drawing a line under those days. It doesn't matter what happened in the past, it only matters what we can achieve with this team now.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:57

The Zen Master is going to have to find a destination that pleases his player if he truly wants him to pull up stakes in NYC. Jackson said last month that he believed Anthony, 32, would be "better off somewhere else" to pursue a championship, noting that the Knicks haven't been winning with Anthony for the past three years.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:55

They are now in fifth place four points behind city rivals Manchester City with three games left to play. Arsenal fans sang about winning the league in Manchester 15 years ago but, for the first time in 20 years, they'll likely have to consider a season without Champions League football and their annual round-of-16 elimination.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:54

BoSox left-hander Chris Sale , who threw behind Machado on Tuesday night, will reportedly not be suspended by Major League Baseball. The original beef between the two teams - Machado's spikes-high slide into Dustin Pedroia's leg, which has since been deemed unintentional by all involved parties - has escalated over the past two weeks.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:51

Randy Couture , Andrei Arlovski , Tim Sylvia , Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez are the other UFC heavyweights who pulled the feat. That fight was scored 48-47, 49-46, 49-46. He'll want to use the jab to bait Miocic forward where dos Santos can shift out and fire a blistering right overhand or left hook counter. A fight scheduled in February against Stefan Struve was cancelled after Struve was injured.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:48

Whether it be Thomas finding himself, or the bench starting to contribute, the Celtics need this win in the TD Garden. Washington Wizards' guard John Wall makes the game-winning three-point shot over Boston Celtics' guard Avery Bradley in the final seconds of Game 6 of their NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center in Washington Friday.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:47

If we win the trophy, David wins the trophy because he played three matches against Feyenoord and against Fenerbahce. He said United would face another tough challenge in the final against Dutch side Ajax , adding: " Ajax are young but have a lot of talent and they are fast".

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:40

If we win the three games, we are in the Champions League. 'Of course, we knew before the game what happened [on Sunday], with the other results, and it was a big, big step for us'. Liverpool were nearly denied in injury time when Sebastian Prodl's fierce half-volley rattled the crossbar. It followed on from wins at Stoke City and West Brom and Mignolet said: "I think we've played a lot of good football this season".

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:39

If he plays at a good level, he's going to win. In the women's Madrid Open, third seed Simona Halep remained on course to defend her title as she thrashed American Coco Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-1. Halep with face in-form Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic or Svetlana Kuznetsova in Saturday's final. Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:31

Harden often had free rein anywhere inside the three-point line, but no one to kick it out to. Gordon added a rebound, an assist, a steal, and a block, while Anderson brought down six rebounds. They found solutions and took control and clinched the series without Leonard. Usually when us fans refer to a Game 6 , we think about back in 2015 when the Houston Rockets came back from a near-insurmountable deficit on the Los Angeles Clippers to take Game 6 to eventually win the series.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:32

They're going for the title and we've still got things to play for ourselves. "It's important now, don't lose the concentration, be focused". "There's three points riding on it for them and us", he said. The rules have changed in recent seasons and there is still a chance that those two squad members will be given a gong for their contributions. Chelsea beat Middlesbrough 3-0 on Monday to move seven points clear at the top of table after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur lost 1-0 at West ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:25

Conte saw the potential in Chelsea, but it took time to turn his players into title challengers once more . Meanwhile, Thibaut Courtois, another target for Real Madrid , pledged his future to Chelsea . The Blues have been crowned champions in Conte's first season in charge and Chelsea's record goalscorer has hailed the Italian for turning the club's fortune around.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:29

It was not clear if the leaders discussed the USA decision this week to arm the People's Protection Unit (YPG) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The YPG has been in the lead as the SDF presses on Raqqa, the so-called capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in northeastern Syria, but Erdogan said, "We want to know that our allies will side with us and not with terror organizations".

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:25

Since then, San Antonio has held the throne in the West. The Spurs were up by 19, 61-42, at halftime in a game that was over quickly, and didn't let up to reach the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the title in 2014.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:12

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is leading the chase for Morata, who is expected to cost £50million. Jose Mourinho is said to be keen to sign the Real Madrid striker this summer having handed him his debut at the Bernabeu back in 2010. Morata is believed to be valued near around £50m but it would be a smart investment considering his young age. Zinedine Zidane's side activated a buy-back clause with Juventus last summer to bring Morata back to Spanish football but the 24-year-old has had few ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:09

Despite some better offense in the closing seconds of the round from the former champ, Poirier was a clear 10-9 victor in the first. It was an unfortunate end to an otherwise stellar fight as Alvarez and Poirier truly went to battle until they couldn't battle anymore.

by | May 14, 2017 | 11:08

We have to focus on our games but to be honest with you I will be a big fan of West Ham tomorrow! "And we kept a clean sheet again". Wenger in, Wenger out, every fan has a view on the managerial situation at Arsenal right now but protests are quietly losing the traction they once had - and that is something that fans of all persuasions can appreciate.

by | May 14, 2017 | 10:56

Asked if it had been unfairly rough, Wenger said: "I don't say that". The Gunners romped to an impressive 4-1 away victory over Stoke City on Saturday, keeping their hopes of a top-four finish alive courtesy of a double from Olivier Giroud as well as strikes from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.