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West Ham and Everton battle out boring draw
- April 24, 2017

Romelu Lukaku will be looking to score for the 10th game in a row against West Ham when Everton travel to the London Stadium on Saturday (today). The West Ham boss admitted he was wary of Lukaku's impressive goalscoring run against West Ham prior to the game, with the 23-year-old scoring in nine consecutive games against the Hammers, but praised his side for their meticulous approach to the game. (more...)
Rockets bench laughs as Andre Roberson misses free throw
- April 24, 2017

Continuing a pattern that persisted all season long and throughout much of this series, the Thunder struggled mightily when their MVP went to the bench. Williams and Gordon had 18 points apiece, but the hero as the Rockets took control of the series was Nene. Nene finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds on a ideal 12-12 from the field and brought some much-needed physicality and attitude to a Houston team that was being pushed around early on in the game. (more...)
Cavaliers complete first round sweep over Pacers
- April 24, 2017

The Pacers can look at how close they played the Cavaliers - the 16-point differential tied the narrowest in National Basketball Association history in a four-game sweep - they must also remember what put them in that position. It was the first time in franchise history the Pacers were swept in a seven-game series. It looked as though that trend would continue on into the fourth, with the Cavs extending their lead to 13, just as LeBron James drained a free throw t0 finish a three-point play. (more...)
Manchester United star: I've never experienced anything like this before
- April 24, 2017

Asked whether Ibrahimovic would play again, the Portuguese replied: "I don't care about it in this moment, I just want the player to recover the best he can". " And let's see what we can do ". Mourinho could leave Paul Pogba out of the starting line-up at City after he came off late against Burnley with a muscle injury. (more...)
Rosales, Healy homer; A's beat Seattle for fifth straight Rosales, Healy homer; A's beat Seattle for fifth straight
- April 24, 2017

Ellsbury scored on a wild pitch, and Aaron Hicks and Chase Headley hit back-to-back doubles to cap the five-run outburst. "They're going to try to bury us even more". But it all fell apart in the third inning. It's only April, and until recently he didn't play every day, but there's a case to be made for saying Adam Rosales is the A's Most Valuable Player. (more...)
Arsene Wenger pleased with strong response as Arsenal seal Wembley return Arsene Wenger pleased with strong response as Arsenal seal Wembley return
- April 24, 2017

But Nacho Monreal levelled the scores ten minutes later to drive a volley home with his weaker foot from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's cross, before Alexis's late victor. "We have three or four days to recover [before the game with United]". "It was a very tight game but overall I think we deserved to win the game". "We have gone through a very hard period", Wenger said . (more...)
Serena Williams at No. 1, despite not playing since January Serena Williams at No. 1, despite not playing since January
- April 24, 2017

To add to the cuteness, Williams wrote a handsome message to her unborn baby on her Instagram from " the world's oldest number one , to the world's youngest number one". "I can't wait for you to join the players box next year", Williams continued. On @ alexisohanian bday... from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one. (more...)
Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real Madrid again Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real Madrid again
- April 24, 2017

Thomas Mueller said he found it hard to blame a referee for a defeat "but today there's no way around it". "He always knows that when there's an important occasion, he's going to be there and he showed it again tonight". He had already made his point with a hush gesture by pointing his finger to his lips after heading home his opening goal. Ronaldo hailed manager Zinedine Zidane's repeated fearless decisions to rest him throughout the course of the campaign for his upturn in form at the ... (more...)
Sakho: I wasn't celebrating... Honest Sakho: I wasn't celebrating... Honest
- April 24, 2017

The win sees Sam Allardyce's charges go 12, a healthy seven points clear of the drop-zone. He's working with a significantly poorer club than Jurgen Klopp and yet has managed to build a deeper team and has adapted his approach as needed to compensate for key players missing games through injury. (more...)
Redknapp appointed Birmingham manager
- April 24, 2017

Four months and just two wins later, Birmingham are now three points outside the relegation zone. Zola walked out on the St Andrew's club after defeat to Burton Albion on Monday, leaving the Blues just three points above the drop zone with three games remaining. (more...)
Nurkic won't play for Portland in Game 4 vs. the Warriors Nurkic won't play for Portland in Game 4 vs. the Warriors
- April 24, 2017

Nurkic, traded to Portland on February 12 from the Denver Nuggets, was averaging 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 20 regular-season games with the Blazers. Kerr missed his first game of the season due to illness. Over the last two games, the Warriors have proven they can get the job done without arguably their best player. (more...)
Wenger delighted with three-man central defence and Arsenal's timely win
- April 24, 2017

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Middlesbrough and Arsenal at Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough , northeast England on April 17, 2017. (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez is an animal and he'll be at Arsenal next season Wenger: Sanchez is an animal and he'll be at Arsenal next season
- April 24, 2017

Wenger fielded a defensive trio for the second match running on Sunday and it paid off as the Gunners beat Manchester City 2-1 to book an FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea. "When the players give their best and are completely focused you always stand up for them". "He will be here next year because he has a contract and hopefully we will manage to extend him". (more...)
El Clasico: Barcelona earn three points as Messi scores his 500th goal
- April 24, 2017

However, five minutes later, Lionel Messi responded with a goal for Barcelona after slaloming through Real's backline. The result, leaves Barcelona at the top of the La Liga table, on goal difference, from their rivals. Whilst the Uruguyan forward has 32 goals this season and 116 in 143 games since arriving at the Nou Camp, his accomplishments are still nothing compared to that of Messi's. (more...)
Chris Mueller: Penguins' Game 4 loss no reason for fans to sweat
- April 24, 2017

Sadly for Werenski and the Blue Jackets, they fell to a 5-4 defeat in overtime. Corey Perry scored 1:30 into overtime and Anaheim rallied from three goals down to take a 3-0 series lead in the first-round series. The Blue Jackets never gained possession, but there is some gray area. "They've stuck to their game plan and we've stuck to ours and it was a real tough test for us out there the second half of the game", Allen said. (more...)
The kid was fantastic - Rashford display delights Mourinho
- April 24, 2017

José Mourinho said that the character of his Manchester United squad makes them one of the best he has managed but that they need more quality to challenge for the title. Rashford added: "We're a team, just missing one player it doesn't cancel out everything that we've worked on throughout the week". United's unbeaten run in the league extended to 22 games, the longest in Europe's top five leagues. (more...)
Live Cricket Score, West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 4, Kingston Live Cricket Score, West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 4, Kingston
- April 24, 2017

Please don't doubt Younis Khan's credibility and support Pakistan. Younis had suggested he would be prepared to reconsider his retirement plans if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) asked him to continue. Younis played 265 one day internationals and amassed 7,249 runs before stepping back from the format in 2015. "He has been a shining star for Pakistan cricket for years". (more...)