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by | May 19, 2017 | 07:48

Instead, it was rain. Since the Chargers have virtually no Los Angeles-based fans, they knew they couldn't play at the Rose Bowl or the Coliseum because both venues would be half-empty every week. "In the best interest of the project, we have made a decision to move the opening date to summer of 2020", a statement from the Rams read. The Chargers confirmed that they will now play at the 30,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson, California through 2019.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:47

In practical terms, this means retired pole vaulter, current board chairperson and ardent WADA critic Yelena Isinbayeva will be booted out of office. Her appointment as chairwoman has been roundly criticized by WADA. It would come into effect during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but would only apply to new cases. Some of the responsibility for that will fall back on the worldwide sports federations that are still managing their own testing programs.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:44

The first-team berths went to James Harden,LeBron James,Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis. A Defensive Player of the Year front-runner, Green was the first player since Dwyane Wade in 2008-09 to record at least 150 steals and 100 blocks in a season.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:37

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce has hit out at the FA's plans to bring in retrospective action for players found guilty of diving. Both teams have goals in them and it is more than likely that Palace will score and you would also expect United to score at home.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:30

Stephen Curry led the way with 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and set the tone with 15 points in the first quarter. Two days after falling behind by 25 points in the first half to a Leonard-led team, the Warriors had a 25-point lead of their own in 16 minutes on Tuesday en route to a 72-44 half-time advantage.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:11

Spurs fans will be returning to the ground for the 2018/19 season, but the 61,000 seater stadium will be unrecognisable from the current version of White Hart Lane. It has been an unbelievable stadium for us, especially this season having gone unbeaten. "It will put the club in the last level in Europe". "So if we can win a third title, or like you like to say a second title, if we can do that it would be magnificent for us because we know that it's a big objective".

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:11

With stifling early humidity and temperatures that rose into the low 90s on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon, trainers will be keeping an eye on the thermometer ahead of the Preakness. Neither horse's camp backed away from hyping the matchup after Always Dreaming drew the No. 4 post and Classic Empire the No. 5 for Saturday's race, set for a 6:48 p.m.

by | May 19, 2017 | 07:03

Instead, the score moved to 2-0 in favour of Real Madrid as Ronaldo scored his second of the night on a lightning counter orchestrated by Alarcon. "Misses aren't normal for me, but I'm human and I can miss sometimes". "I am happy, I am just a bit exhausted that's all", he said. Celta players loudly complained, and there were more complaints a few moments later when Ronaldo fell inside the other box in an apparent flop - but was not shown a yellow card that would have suspended him from ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:51

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, of the Sunweb team, sent heads spinning in the scenic Sagrantino wine-region to claim a deserved stage win 49secs ahead of the Welshman that secured the race leader's pink jersey, meaning he will wear it for the second year in succession.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:46

Guardiola is in the process of shaping his squad for next season, and while Zabaleta's future has been decided, those of City's six other out-of-contract players remain in the balance. Looking at the recent form of the Baggies that does not look good, but they almost kept Chelsea out in the last game and I am sure that Tony Pulis will not want them to end the season with a string of losses.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:36

It's the same play that has gained plenty of attention on social media and elsewhere since Gisele Bundchen made the surprising contention: Super Bowl, fourth quarter, first and 10 from the New England nine, first snap of the drive that would eventually tie the game and send it to overtime.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:36

Tottenham could have to defend against another advance on their manager Mauricio Pochettino as Inter Milan join the growing list of clubs interested in stealing him away from North London according to Sky Sport Italia pundit Gianluca Di Marzio .

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:41

It gave the Predators a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series. The Predators did not make Johansen available Monday or Tuesday. Roman Josi delivered the go-ahead goal late in the third period. Still, it was Anaheim goalie John Gibson who was causing Nashville the most worry. Filip Forsberg tied the game 3:54 into the third period for the Predators.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:31

After facing Arsenal that need to win, Sunderland play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as the Premier League title party gets fully into gear on the final day. 'It looks [like] many teams who have been assured to stay in the league have released their focus'. "If you are going to replace Sanchez, with his quality you are going to have to spend £50m-plus just to get a player of his calibre - but then they want £200,000-a-week, because that is the going rate at other clubs".

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:32

Spain's Rafael Nadal will face Novak Djokovic in the semi-final of the Mutua Madrid Open after a straight-set win over Belgian's number 9 seed David Goffin in Friday's quarter-final. He schooled a clearly frustrated Tomas Berdych who just could not get it together when it counted, except when it came to killing his racquet at the end.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:30

And Koscielny says he hopes the 28-year-old can come to an agreement with the club and admits he's nearly irreplaceable. Arsenal started quickly and Sanchez had a goal ruled out in the eighth minute after his shot deflected in off Giroud's raised arm, and the Black Cats rarely showed their claws after Petr Cech's low saves foiled Didier Ndong and Jermain Defoe (pictured above) in the first half.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:22

That's the kind of pressure Fox's wildcard status has introduced into the always-volatile calculus of the National Basketball Association draft. "No one helped himself more in March than Fox did". "Everyone says it's hard to learn", Fox said of the Triangle. "I know those fans are demanding and they're going to let you know how they feel, but so are Kentucky fans".

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:14

Along with the honor of being the youngest player to top the leaderboard, Lee is now also the second Korean to win the Players after Choi Kyung-ju, who won the title back in 2011. "I wasn't nervous at all because I was leading", he said of the 17th. "They say you need experience to do well at the majors, but if I can study the course beforehand and prepare accordingly, I think it's possible (to capture a major)".

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:12

Lukaku struggled for playing time at Chelsea and he was subsequently loaned out to West Brom and the Toffees before the latter bought him for a club record £28million in 2014. "Romelu Lukaku could win the Golden Boot this weekend but he would still have to show more consistency to be a success at Chelsea", said Redknapp.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:03

David Ginola, who played for Tottenham between 1997-2000, said the heavens were shedding a tear as heavy rain marked the last game at White Hart Lane. The fans were fantastic, like all season, the energy and the atmosphere was great. Mourinho has already lifted the League Cup. Arsenal's late surge had put Juergen Klopp's side under huge pressure but they responded in style and will definitely finish in the top-four if they beat relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield on the final day of the ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:54

Lanzini recently scored the victor as West Ham beat Tottenham 1-0 at the London Stadium, effectively ending Spurs' chances of winning the Premier League title. 'At the beginning it was not great [as I suffered an injury on worldwide duty in pre-season], but then I could achieve a good level. And McAteer, who thinks West Ham's recent good performance will go all out of the window after their loss against the Merseyside giants, explained that he felt sorry for Bilic as the Croatian ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:42

The police report said another 4-5 grams were found in the vehicle. Williams has a long criminal history with more than a dozen arrests in the state for complaints ranging from drugs and guns to battery and vehicle theft. He has already gained traction as a potential first-round pick for 2018, if he leaves school early for the National Football League draft. He has previously admitted to marijuana use.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:35

Despite having 36 attempts at goal, the Gunners could not wipe out fourth-placed Liverpool's superior goal difference. The Arsenal manager knows that his club will need a favour from either Middlesbrough, who visit Liverpool on Sunday- the final day of the Premier League season - or Watford, who host Manchester City.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:33

In the semifinals of the tournament in Madrid, 30-year-old host Rafael Nadal will meet with 29-year-old Serb Novak Djokovic. The Spanish wild card entrant rallied in front of the home crowd in the second set, saving all four break points he conceded and breaking at 4-5 to eventually extend the match .

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:29

Baumann also expressed that his team was impressed by what LA 2024 had done to the city and to the Olympic movement. " Paris is a special city and everybody in this commission has a special attachment with this city". "They are two outstanding cities, each with its typical aspects", the Swiss said. "There are things that bring us together and this is one of them", the mayor said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:32

Hard on the heels of revelations about the massive amounts paid to an agent who brought glamour players to Manchester United, the scale of football business has been rammed home again with the BBC revealing the Champions League sums. "We lost against Arsenal 2-0, we fought for the result, we lost 2-1 [against Tottenham] and fought for the result". Mourinho wants to win both league matches but is not getting strung up on the outcome, given victory against Ajax is the overriding goal.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:23

Real top the standings on 90 points meaning they need just one point from their remaining league game at Malaga on Sunday to finish ahead of Barcelona and lift a first title since Jose Mourinho's 2012 success. "We've not won anything yet", Zidane told a press conference . Picking up the ball in what seemed like a safe area Ronaldo looked up and fired an unstoppable left-footed drive into the back of Sergio Alvarez's net.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:10

The Celtics will go from No. 1 seed to No. 1 pick after their 25 percent chance of winning came through Tuesday night. The Celtics won the lottery Tuesday night to continue another wonderful basketball springtime in Boston , capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:14

The Belgian goalkeeper has enjoyed a fantastic season at Stamford Bridge, helping Antonio Conte's side storm to the Premier League title. Premier League champions Chelsea will bid for a record-breaking end to the season, beginning against Watford on Monday night.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:56

Kawhi Leonard was pronounced out for Tuesday's Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, but it sounds like there is a chance he may play in Game 3 . "That's the confidence we have". "Somebody's got to tell him", Popovich noted in a rare light moment, "if the California Highway Patrol tells you to move over, you move over".

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:48

The other one-third of the Celtics night was the best player in the world getting whatever he wanted whenever he wanted it. LeBron James scored 15 points in the first quarter - entirely around the rim or at the line - and when he re-entered the game in the second, he picked up right where he left off.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:38

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas went 9-of-21 from the field on Monday, racking up 29 points, 12 assists, 2 rebounds and 1 steal as the Celtics scored a 115-105 win over the Washington Wizards. From there, however, it was all Celtics , as they closed the third on a 13-3 run, capped off by a Marcus Smart triple that put them up 85-79 going into the final 12 minutes.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:24

Obviously if Karl Anthony Towns, Anthony Davis , or the Greek Freak are on the table, you pick up the phone. As we all unfortunately know, the Nets actual first-round pick will be conveyed to the Boston Celtics. -Mannix said that Kristaps Porzingis likely isn't available via trade, but even if he was, a straight-up trade of Fultz for Porzingis would not be favorable for the Celtics.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:20

Despite holding a 2-4 record, Cole's 2017 numbers are impressive as he holds a 2.84 ERA in nine starts. The key for Cole was not trying to do too much against the high-powered Washington offense. It was his first multi-steal game of the season. The strikeout dropped McCutchen's batting average to.206. A day later, he is back up to.214, and some of his bad luck seems to be turning around.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:21

The president was prepared to go that route after he arrived in Toronto four years ago, but a late surge in 2014 squelched that idea. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) slam-dunks past Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Toronto , Sunday, May 7, 2017 .