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Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

Arsenal have qualified for European football's top competition annually since 1996 and missing out this year would be a huge blow to under-pressure manager, A...


3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

Eagle-eyed referee Robert Madley correctly applied the law and City breathed deeply before seeing out the remainder of the game to stay on course for Champions...


Yaya Toure: Fernandinho insists Manchester City star won't be bullied into staying

Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, May 13. City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan was also spotted in the same place later on Wedn...


Chelsea to parade Premier League trophy a day after FA Cup final

Clement revealed last month he would explore the possibility of signing the 36-year-old if his side secured Premier League safety, which they have now done af...


Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

Nadal comes to the final with a series of 14 straight wins, in which only 2 assists lost to opponents. However, the Spaniard added: "It's one more match ". ...


Real Madrid looking to edge Barcelona out in title race

Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 1-4 on Wednesday night, putting one hand firmly on La Liga. "He's feeling great and he's shown it again here". "I feel good. "...


Tottenham sign off in style, Liverpool boost top-four bid

We need to feel that Wembley is our home and we need to find a balance between White Hart Lane and there. Hundreds of fans poured onto the pitch at the end ...


Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel

The German driver from Scuderia passed Hamilton already on the first lap, and he was leading until the 44th lap when Hamilton used the better tactic of his ...


Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

The roster shake-up continued into the season with the firing of coach Ken Hitchcock on February 1 and the trade of defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk not long afte...


Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

Rookie Jaylen Brown had a stellar Game 7 as well, and if he can continue to bring his athleticism and energy to the Eastern Conference Finals, the Celtics won...


NBA Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Wizards vs Celtics

Well, everyone expected the Celtics' role players to step up at home, but no one could have foreseen a 26-point explosion from Kelly Olynyk. Instead of forcing ...


Ashes player strike won't happen: Lehmann

The first tour to take place after the expiry of the current MOU is an Australia A tour of South Africa, with the former global players Jason Gillespie, Chris R...


Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

The Boston Celtics received a timely boost on the eve of their Eastern Conference showdown with Cleveland on Tuesday, May 16 (Wednesday in Manila) after discove...


Mark Cuban admits Mavericks tanked at end of season

Telling professional basketball players to purposely lose games isn't ideal, so Cuban had another plan of attack to partially mask the approach of losing down t...


Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

I think he made an error , so I managed to break again. Nadal won Madrid Open for the 5th time in his career. Dominic Thiem set up a Madrid Open final...


Hamilton sees off Vettel in enthralling Barcelona battle

Hamilton punched the air in delight as he crossed the line. That left the sole remaining Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo to claim the remaining podium spot, the ...


James Rodriguez and Morata on target as Real Madrid steamrolls Granada

Now is not the time for Real Madrid to get careless. Madrid are record 11-time European champions and Vazquez - a victor of the competition last season - feel...


Fernandinho sees improvement during 'tough' season for Man City

Despite Man City's win over Leicester, Shaka Hislop feels Pep Guardiola must do a better job at managing games. Pep Guardiola was content with the refereein...


Monaco claim first title in 17 years with St Etienne win

Jardim's side took four points from two matches against their rivals, whose five defeats this season are as many as in the previous two league campaigns combi...


Alonso hopes his first finish boosts McLaren's 2017 season

The F1 race will be held on Sunday. Honda's F1 engine is said to be about 120bhp behind the pace-setting Mercedes and Ferrari units, which produce close to 10...


Fiancee says Herandez denied gay rumors

But Hernandez was appealing his conviction and had just days before been acquitted in a 2012 double murder in South Boston. Hernandez had been a rising star i...


Arsenal attacker Alexis blasts Wenger protests: He built this stadium!

City look nearly certain to achieve the bare minimum of a top-four place and could only finish below Arsenal if they lost at Watford, Arsenal won and there ...


Garcia moving on from Masters win at Byron Nelson

He's finished 16th or better in each of his last four starts, which means this week should be the flawless marriage of course experience and recent performanc...


Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive

Looking back on a campaign that begun with Arsenal expected to challenge for the title, Wenger admitted away defeats at Everton and Manchester City were t...


Eagles sign LeGarrette Blount to one-year deal

Blount's contract is worth up to $2.8 million, with $400,000 in total guaranteed money. "We're always looking for complementary players when we go over our ro...