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Wenger agrees to new Arsenal deal Wenger agrees to new Arsenal deal
- May 31, 2017

However, the Gunners beat Chelsea on Saturday to win the FA Cup , making Wenger the most successful manager - and Arsenal the most successful team - in the competition's history. The first coach to win the FA Cup seven times. The 30-year-old midfielder started four of the Blues last six Premier League games as Antonio Conte masterminded another Stamford Bridge title success. (more...)
Kiwis win thriller on incorrect Swede penalty in Cup trials Kiwis win thriller on incorrect Swede penalty in Cup trials
- May 31, 2017

They delivered the first of two thumpings handed out to Groupama Team France before taking on New Zealand in a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup - when the U.S. Also taking part in the competition in Bermuda are teams from Sweden, New Zealand, Japan and France, who will all be sailing at up to 60mph. "Thankfully, the most important thing is that no one got hurt". (more...)
Els docks himself two shots for plugged lie ruling
- May 31, 2017

This is an extensive list, but the most notable names for American fans are as follows: Henrik Stenson , Justin Rose , Branden Grace , Thomas Pieters , Ian Poulter , Martin Kaymer , Lee Westwood , Tyrrell Hatton , Matthew Fitzpatrick, Luke Donald , Alex Noren and Danny Willett, who has struggled worldwide since finishing third here a year ago. (more...)
Kashima axe coach Ishii after AFC Champions League exit Kashima axe coach Ishii after AFC Champions League exit
- May 31, 2017

Kashima won 2-1 thanks to an injury-time goal by substitute Mu Kanazaki but Paulinho's was decisive. In Tuesday's remaining last-16 tie, Al Hilal progressed 4-2 on aggregate against Esteghlal after winning both legs 2-1, Salem Al Dawsari smashing home the victor from a tight angle to settle the match with eight minutes to go. (more...)
Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals
- May 31, 2017

James has reached a rarefied air this postseason, surpassing Michael Jordan on the career playoff scoring list while leading Cavs through an Eastern Conference that looked more overmatched than ever. Eight prior teams have reached the title round unbeaten, but none have had so many games to win to get there. Led by two players who've won National Basketball Association regular season MVP awards, former Davidson star Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, the Warriors are emerging as a clear ... (more...)
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup
- May 31, 2017

Despite this they have won the FA Cup three times in the last four years and most recently they beat close rivals Chelsea in the Final. The Telegraph have stated that following a board meeting at Arsenal today, Wenger will be ratified as the club's manager for a further two years having been offered the deal by majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke . (more...)
Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener
- May 31, 2017

England's white ball side has gone from strength to strength with Stokes an integral part of the team. Will England recover from this humiliation to have a successful ICC Champions Trophy? We know one thing, that we need to improve a hell of a lot to be consistent in worldwide cricket and beat good teams like India , England or Pakistan . (more...)
SEC teams to host NCAA regionals SEC teams to host NCAA regionals
- May 31, 2017

The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will be streamed on the WatchESPN over-the-top app. Keegan Thompson is expected to take the mound in the opening game of the NCAA Regional Friday . There are 31 Division I conferences which will receive an automatic berth in the field of 64 , along with 33 at-large selections. It is the program's 33rd all-time appearance, the 14th-most in NCAA history (1954-present). (more...)
Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles
- May 31, 2017

We're committed to mounting a sustained league challenge and that will be our focus this summer and next season. I said last week that this team would win the championship with one or two buys and keep them together."We showed strength, unity and played spectacular football".One position which Antonio Conte will be keen to reinforce is full-back/wing-back.Mertesacker was huge throughout, with his only blot — to his misfortune — coming when he stuck out his right foot to deflect Diego Costa's ... (more...)
Is Anil Kumble leaking team confidential talks to media via WhatsApp?
- May 31, 2017

That is something the board has recognised. Meanwhile, former Indian cricket team coach Anshuman Gaekwad said such stories aren't the need of the hour given India's participation in the Champions Trophy . But it was at the panel's insistence that he was put in. Ganguly is now in England, doing television commentary for the official broadcaster of the Champions Trophy. (more...)
Watch Bryce Harper vs Hunter Strickland, MLB's Latest Bench-Clearing Brawl
- May 31, 2017

You either go to first base or go after him, and I chose to go after him". The two players have a history between them stemming from the 2014 playoffs. "Well the first one that he hit in Game 1, I didn't think there was a problem with it at all", Bishop recalled. "Not in that situation since it's been three years and they won the World Series that year", Harper said . (more...)
Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions
- May 31, 2017

Wenger acknowledged that he missed a great chance to win a first Premier League title since 2004 when Arsenal finished second behind surprise champion Leicester in the 2015-16 season. "I don't understand and I never did understand what it (director of football) means", he said. If you ask me now whether Arsenal are going to be in the top four next season, I would say most probably not. (more...)
Mike Trout sprains thumb on headfirst slide; Angels say X-rays negative
- May 31, 2017

X-rays were negative Sunday . After a walk to Kole Calhoun, Martin Maldonado gave the Angels a 2-1 lead in the fourth with a long two-run homer to left. Since taking two of three in San Diego in April, the Marlins had gone 10 consecutive series without winning so much as one. Trout, who is once again amongst the best in the Majors this season, and should be back in Miami in July for the All-Star Game. (more...)
Wenger to know Arsenal fate today
- May 31, 2017

A ideal way to say goodbye? "There is disappointment for the final result, but it can happen and there was a lot of pressure", he said. Some of the players he's signed have been unforgettable, going on to be legends at the club. FA Cup Winners, a great feeling to lift the trophy again! "We had three centre-backs out for this game". However, it was mentioned that his future would be decided after the FA Cup final that his side one 2-0 against Chelsea . (more...)
Bale regrets racing back from injury, says Bale regrets racing back from injury, says "not 100 percent" for final
- May 31, 2017

Zidane went one step further by joining Ancelotti as one of just seven men to win the competition as both player and coach when Real squeezed out local rivals Atletico on penalties in Milan in last year's final. But obviously that wasn't the case, I'll live and I'll learn". "They are two very good players who have been important for us". They know how they play. (more...)
Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap
- May 31, 2017

Here I played bad, I lost first round. "I really played well", she said courtside. No50 ranked Martin Klizan took Murray to three sets in Vienna a year ago, but came through a tense five-setter against French wild card Laurent Lokoli that lasted 3hrs 39mins: Murray will certainly be favourite to come through and could then face the No29 seed, Juan Martin del Potro-though the Argentine first has to play Nicolas Almagro. (more...)
Doubts about Bale's fitness ahead of Champions League final Doubts about Bale's fitness ahead of Champions League final
- May 31, 2017

Coach Zinedine Zidane must decide whether to stick with Isco - who has impressed in an attacking midfield role in recent months - or bring back Bale after injuries. The 49-year-old Allegri is finally getting the credit he deserves for his coaching skills. His €90 million price tag, meanwhile, had many observers scratching their heads at the thought of Juve paying so much for a player renowned for failing to put away the simplest of chances when it mattered most. (more...)
Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies Aged 77 Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies Aged 77
- May 31, 2017

So, it seems like no coincidence that when Ailes died Thursday morning, his widow snubbed Fox News and gave the scoop to the Drudge Report . Roger was my best friend, the most wonderful loving husband and father to our son Zachary , He was a loyal friend to so many. (more...)
Thousands pack streets of Huddersfield to celebrate promotion
- May 31, 2017

November 9 2015 - After a series of unsuccessful British appointments Huddersfield bring in Borussia Dortmund under-23 manager David Wagner . The QPR manager was working as a pundit for Sky Sports at the start of the 2016/17 Championship season and predicted Huddersfield would finish 23rd in the table, just one spot off the bottom. (more...)
State of Origin: NSW Blues smash Qld Maroons to win series opener
- May 31, 2017

New South Wales can secure only its second series victory since 2006 if it beats the Maroons at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney on June 21. Their understanding forged by playing week-in week-out came to the fore as they were instrumental in NSW taking game one in enemy territory. (more...)