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Chelsea won't ease up in title race, says Antonio Conte
- May 12, 2017

Everton's eight-match winning run at Goodison Park ended after Pedro broke through the home resistance in the 66th minute. The likes of Muhamed Besic, James McCarthy, Ramiro Funes Mori, Yannick Bolasie, and Seamus Coleman will miss out through long term injuries. (more...)
Klitschko wants rematch after Joshua loss
- May 12, 2017

Making the third defence of his IBF title, the 27-year-old Briton also became the WBA champion and silenced his critics who had suggested that the fighter had neither the punch resistance, intelligence or variety to succeed Klitschko as the world's leading heavyweight. (more...)
Spurs star expects to play Game 6 against Houston Rockets
- May 12, 2017

What the Spurs do have is a team that plays together incredibly well on both sides of the court. Leonard, one of the leading candidates to win the NBA MVP award, sat out much of the fourth quarter on Tuesday and didn't step onto the court during the overtime period. (more...)
Mike Tyson says 'sky is limit' for Anthony Joshua Mike Tyson says 'sky is limit' for Anthony Joshua
- May 12, 2017

Klitschko is now on holiday with fiancee, actress Hayden Panettiere, and is believed to be considering his options, which essentially boil down to either another crack at Joshua or retirement. "To do it we are going to have to be very smart, we're going to have to do a lot of manoeuvring around and he is going to have to do a lot of winning in the ring". (more...)
Pioli sacked by Inter Pioli sacked by Inter
- May 12, 2017

Inter now trail city rivals AC Milan by three points, and league leaders and Champions League finalists Juventus by a huge 39 points. The Serie A club announced the decision with a statement on Tuesday, acknowledging that it had been a "difficult season". (more...)
Sharapova's best quotes (so far) from Stuttgart Sharapova's best quotes (so far) from Stuttgart
- May 12, 2017

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Grand Prix by beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-3, 6-4 Friday. A day earlier, Sharapova said she doesn't feel hurt by fellow players speaking out against the conditions of her comeback. The media coverage on Sharapova's return after her doping scandal is a testament enough of her staying power and marketability. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard says he'll play for San Antonio Spurs in Game 6
- May 12, 2017

He stepped on Harden's foot while running back in transition with 5:37 left in the third quarter and then played limited minutes before sitting out overtime. The game was close and very competitive in the first quarter. "Especially as exhausted as ( James) Harden kind of looks and the way the Warriors really D up and with Draymond and the length of that defense, I think it would be an easier series against Houston, but like you said I don't think either are extending to six games or ... (more...)
Comcast Sportsnet Analyst Alan May Previews Game 7 Between Capitals Vs Penguins
- May 12, 2017

He has registered seven goals and seven assists, while posting a ideal mark of 7-0 in Game 7s. "I think we can play a lot better", veteran center Matt Cullen said. Whether it was Marc-Andre Fleury stopping Ovechkin on a breakaway in 2009, Jaroslav Halak stopping 41 of 42 shots in 2010, losing by one goal to the New York Rangers in 2012, getting shut out by the Rangers in 2013 or losing in overtime at the Rangers in 2015, Game 7 just hasn't been kind to the Capitals. (more...)
Questions remain on Hernandez wealth after conviction erased Questions remain on Hernandez wealth after conviction erased
- May 12, 2017

Hernandez, who was convicted in 2015 for the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd, hanged himself in his jail cell in a MA maximum-security prison on April 10. Susan Garsh said she was compelled to follow precedent in ordering that Hernandez's first-degree murder conviction be dismissed in the death of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (more...)
Champions League: Zinedine Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus F.C.
- May 12, 2017

Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and 2016 have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the domestic league, with the Catalans winning five of the last seven titles. "I'm convinced we can, if I wasn't I wouldn't say so". Another important player was Isco Alarcón , apart from the goal: "He's been very important in our formation today, at the end of the first half we were more accurate". (more...)
LaDarrius Jackson charged with sexual assault for 2nd time LaDarrius Jackson charged with sexual assault for 2nd time
- May 12, 2017

The woman said she was in the bathroom at her Hillsborough County home back in March when Jackson asked her to shower with him, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Jackson and the victim were acquainted, according to the USF police department. Taylor later recused herself from the case. In May, a woman told police Jackson raped her at a USF dorm after multiple attempts throughout the day. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan Pumped-Up for Champions Trophy Shikhar Dhawan Pumped-Up for Champions Trophy
- May 12, 2017

In the last worldwide match, he represented India [in the Dharamsala Test]. Shami's absence from the ODI scene stretches back even further, the seamer last featuring at the World Cup in March 2015. "Best person to guide Virat, invaluable for the team". India will play their Champions Trophy lung-opener against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4. "Our attack is one of the best in the world". (more...)
How Liverpool and Arsenal could face a top four play-off this season
- May 12, 2017

Sanchez had been quiet, but with 15 minutes on the clock in the second period he made the breakthrough. "It's hard for me at the moment, it's between [Danny] Welbeck and Giroud and both played well and have a great spirit". "He is walking properly". "It was more fatigue, but it's hard to assess so close". "Every time we play good quality football with chances but without the clinical edge and it's harsh on the players". (more...)
Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado
- May 12, 2017

After several games of pitchers from both teams trying to hit batters, Manfred arranged a conference call on Wednesday with Red Sox manager John Farrell and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and their Orioles counterparts, Buck Showalter and Dan Duquette, to urge them to relay a message to their players that enough was enough. (more...)
Spurs' Supporting Cast Shines in Epic Game 5 Win
- May 12, 2017

Manu Ginobili helped the San Antonio Spurs win game 5 of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs against the Houston Rockets. With the Rockets set to host Game 6 at Toyota Center on Thursday night, they will have to live with the fact that they could have closed out the Spurs at home instead of facing their first elimination game of this postseason. (more...)
Chelsea's Moses credits Conte for reviving his career with wing back switch
- May 12, 2017

Speaking to Omnisport , the Shanghai SIPG defender said: "The truth is that Chelsea have great players too. He just put me in there, and after that he just kept on encouraging me", the Daily Mail quotes Conte as saying. "But the truth is that quality is something that when we see them play, we see what makes the difference and gradually we see that they are special". (more...)
Murray sent packing in Madrid, Djokovic into quarters Murray sent packing in Madrid, Djokovic into quarters
- May 12, 2017

This was Coric's second victory over Murray and came after he lost in the second round of qualifying to Mikhail Kukushkin only to gain a place in the tournament following injury to Richard Gasquet. Djokovic will now face Japan's Kei Nishikori-who defeated David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 in his third round clash-in the last eight contest scheduled for tomorrow. (more...)