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Author: 0 IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

I think we could have easily been fighting for the pole today if we didn't have that problem. Alonso's day wasn't without drama, however, with his number 29 vehicle requiring its Honda engine to be changed between final practice and qualifying, with the new engine turning its first laps during the Spaniard's one qualifying attempt.

Sports Arsene Wenger ripped apart on Twitter for 'holiday' comments
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger ripped apart on Twitter for 'holiday' comments

Arsenal have two matches remaining against Sunderland and Everton , Liverpool take on Boro at Anfield on the final day of the season, while Man City take on West Brom and Watford in their final fixtures. "It was important to keep our nerve and keep our composure", said Wenger. "We made 71 points and were second. He just wants to fight and have the best result for the club", Koscielny told Sky Sports .

Author: 0 Statistically Speaking: Crosby lifts Penguins to victory

They're terrific goalies, and we're fortunate that we have these guys as part of our team". The backup, who helped lead Pittsburgh to last season's Stanley Cup , made 19 saves on 20 shots in relief. The cloudy goaltending situation has overshadowed another troubling trend that has nothing to do with who is in net. The Senators had already pulled goalie Craig Anderson and were on a 6-on-5 advantage when it was expanded to a 6-on-4 with the penalty.

Author: 0 Chelsea call off Premier League victory parade after Manchester Arena attack

Chelsea now have a chance to clinch a double in Conte's first season in charge when they take on Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday. "The most important thing for me next season is when the fixtures come out in June". The 26-year-old says talks over a renewal will not take place until after the global break, but can not discount the prospect of a transfer. The North Londoners surpassed the total achieved by Leicester City win they won the title last season when they rounded ...

Sports Spitfires beat Otters 4-2 to advance to Memorial Cup final
Author: 0 Spitfires beat Otters 4-2 to advance to Memorial Cup final

The win sends the Spitfires directly to Sunday's championship final and the club becomes the first team in Canadian Hockey League history to accomplish that feat after being knocked out in the first round of its league playoffs. The 6-foot-4, 195-pound Graham Knott formed a flawless screen when Mikhail Sergachev wired a shot from the point in the first minute of the second on a Spits power play.

Author: 0 NASCAR All-Star Race traditionally dominated by legends ... except when it's not

Nobody is going to remember that Kevin Harvick finished sixth. "It seemed like that was kind of the theme of the night: Once a guy kind of got out front, that was it", Busch said. Average Speed of Race Winner: 179.085 miles per hour. Busch also won the Truck Series race Friday night, but the victory Saturday was the first time he's ever been to victory lane at Charlotte in a Cup vehicle.

Sports Brewers 1B Eric Thames leaves game with leg cramping
Author: 0 Brewers 1B Eric Thames leaves game with leg cramping

After Saturday was filled with nothing but clear skies, Stearns brought a storm to Chicago on Sunday. "It was nice to see that happen". Counsell, Brewers general manager David Stearns and some players were puzzled at the decision to call the game before the gates opened, based on a faulty forecast.

Author: 0 It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

This is a great moment, and this is not promised", James said . He finished with 35 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, and the Cavaliers won in a 135-102 rout. Perhaps Lebron's hairline is more like the sands of time , giving us a scope of the timeline within the chase to catch the GOAT - stranger things have happened.

Author: 0 Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after freaky penalty incident

NAN reports that there was controversy over the home side's first goal , which came when David Silva turned in Leroy Sane's shot. " Guardiola said: "(The) pressure I had when I arrived in Barcelona, when I had nothing to defend (myself with) - at that club, if in six months you don't win, you are really out.

Author: 0 Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators

He won his third Game 7, 2-1 over Pittsburgh, and his fourth, 2-1 over Washington, before finally losing his only other deciding game by a 2-0 score to Tampa Bay in the 2015 conference final. "We tried that last game, and we got killed. We've just got to be ourselves". The game started out cautiously, but the Senators took a few penalties, a scary proposition after the Penguins scored three power-play goals in Game 5.

Sports Bonifacio's hit caps Royals' rally in 6-4 win over Indians
Author: 0 Bonifacio's hit caps Royals' rally in 6-4 win over Indians

Yost came out to dispute the call as well and he also was tossed. "That was a great at-bat by Bonifacio". "Forty? I didn't know that", Yost said. Today is on me. Kennedy allowed four runs in five innings and remained winless since September 11. "It was an awkward play, but those were two big runs". The squirrel scurried around the outfield during the bottom of the sixth before being shooed through a doorway in the center field wall by ballpark workers after the inning.

Author: 0 Daley Blind: ''Our tactics were decisive in Europa League Final''

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is likely to depart in the summer amid interest from other English clubs. The Manchester United record goalscorer has had a much diminished influence at Old Trafford this season, including only starting on the bench in both Manchester United's League Cup and Europa Leage final victories.

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers

It will be James' seventh straight trip to The Finals and eighth overall. The Celtics , again missing all-star point guard Isaiah Thomas , never led and trailed by as many as 39 points against the defending champions. LeBron's ascension atop the NBA's playoff scoring list isn't likely to settle any debate. A number of James' points have come against the legendary Celtics franchise.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers power into third straight NBA Finals

The Warriors have won all ten games Brown has coached. It's one-all at the moment between these two super teams, with the Warriors claiming the 2015 title, 4-2, before the Cavaliers fought back from 3-1 down to turn the tables on Golden State last season.

Sports Stokes in fitness race for second ODI
Author: 0 Stokes in fitness race for second ODI

England will make precautionary checks on Ben Stokes' left knee but captain Eoin Morgan is confident they will find nothing to take the shine off a convincing victory over South Africa in the Royal London Series opener. there was a lot of chatter at the breakfast table", Moosajee told reporters at Leeds s Headingley ground on Tuesday. They dominated the bowling and manipulated us, probably 20-30 above par and we didn't bat well enough.

Sports Rodriguez strong, Red Sox down Mariners for 5th straight win
Author: 0 Rodriguez strong, Red Sox down Mariners for 5th straight win

In Johnson's first start in Fenway — his fourth as a professional — he sustained a season-ending facial fracture when he hit by a line drive while pitching for Class A Lowell in 2012. "I won't take anything away from what he did, but we're not swinging the bat very well". He is Seattle's 12th starting pitcher, the most in the major leagues.

Author: 0 Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

In Game 4 , Kyrie Irving , Kevin Love and James combined to produce 103 points (scoring or assisting). Avery Bradley led the way for the Celtics , missing star Isaiah Thomas through injury, with 23 points. The rookie has been one of the bright spots on the floor at times and has played his share of minutes guarding LeBron James . They just stayed resilient all year, got to the playoffs, and we really stepped our game up, ' Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said.

Author: 0 Stokes stars as England take South Africa series

Following on from their comfortable opening victory three days ago , the hosts held on to win by two runs at Hampshire's Ageas Bowl and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Buttler (65no), who had a close umpire's call for lbw on eight, went on to hit four of five fours in one over off Phehlukwayo as he and Moeen Ali took England's predictable big finish to 111 in the last 10.

Sports Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons
Author: 0 Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons

Arsenal , left, and Chelsea players pause for a minute's silence, as a tribute to the victims of the Manchester bomb attack, before the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017 .

Sports PSG 1-0 Angers: Own goal gifts Emery a second domestic cup
Author: 0 PSG 1-0 Angers: Own goal gifts Emery a second domestic cup

The victory somewhat saves the Parisians' disappointing season as they were dethroned as Ligue 1 champions by Monaco , while they were eliminated from the Champions League by Barcelona in the round of 16. PSG coach Unai Emery is focused on the Coupe de France and hopes that his team can win the title for a record eleventh time. Stephane Moulin 's side were only promoted to Ligue 1 in 2015 and finished this season in 12th place, but they held on until half time to go into the ...

Author: 0 LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The Cavaliers came back to take the lead in the second half after recording a 32% field goal percentage in the first quarter. Earlier this postseason, James passed former Milwaukee Bucks/Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second place on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list in a 125-103 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Quicken Loans Arena.

Sports Danny Lee shoots 64 for share of Colonial lead
Author: 0 Danny Lee shoots 64 for share of Colonial lead

Five-time major victor Phil Mickelson is one of six Americans lying a further shot adrift after he birdied the last three holes, while Masters champion Sergio Garcia is five shots back after an opening 69. Langer was 11 under through 13 holes in the second round when play was stopped Friday, one shot ahead of Vijay Singh, who shot 68 amid wind measured at more than 30 miles per hour.

Sports Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic
Author: 0 Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

He's said that after that he'll likely focus on the marathon. Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha finished second in 13:01.21 and Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworwor claimed third in 13:01.35. Prefontaine director Tom Jordan said that for the first time in almost a decade, some 10 athletes were denied or faced delays in obtaining visas for the event, the lone US stop on the elite Diamond League series.

Sports Reds' Tim Adleman goes eight innings in one-hitter win
Author: 0 Reds' Tim Adleman goes eight innings in one-hitter win

Joseph has had a walk-off, game-winning hit in the last two wins. Joseph's homer - his eighth of the year - came in the fourth inning to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead. Mackanin lifted Eickhoff after the at-bat, guaranteeing the 26-year-old right-hander would remain winless. The win was Philadelphia's fifth walkoff victory of the season, matching its total from all of last season.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future

Manchester's Wayne Rooney is welcomed by Antonio Valencia as he enters the pitch during the soccer Europa League final between Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Sturridge picked up yet another injury in the Reds' 3-0 win over Sydney FC yesterday. "Somebody has to manage the development of a young player, and that has to be my call".

Sports Berrios dazzles as Twins salvage doubleheader split
Author: 0 Berrios dazzles as Twins salvage doubleheader split

Berrios looked like Santana has much of the season in the second game. "He looked good. Sometimes you got to tip your cap, and I have no shame in doing that today". Santana was tagged for five earned runs on six hits and four walks in seven innings. NOTES: Rockies C Tony Wolters was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game.

Author: 0 Another quality start for Hendricks in Cubs win

Yankees 4, Royals 2: Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner and Chris Carter homered, and NY beat Jason Vargas again in defeating Kansas City in NY. Montero, the No.8 hitter, lined a leadoff double and pinch hitter Willson Contreras drew a walk before Baez's sacrifice attempt against right-hander George Kontos landed in front of pitcher.

Author: 0 Arsenal Beat Chelsea To Win FA Cup

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright , who scored 185 goals for the north London club and won the FA Cup in 1993 and 1998 with the side, told BBC TV: "You can not read him". "The behaviour of some people during the season is what hurts me most ". "It's true that in neutral opinions Chelsea will be favourites but we have gone into finals like that as well".

Author: 0 Ben Stokes, Mark Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

Amla- On a flat pitch, it would be a folly to play without South Africa's run-machine. He returned to the field but "was not fit enough to bowl", captain Eoin Morgan said after the game. The only concern for England was a knee injury for all-rounder Ben Stokes which hampered his ability with the ball. But they both fell in quick succession and a promising position of 145 for one became a score of 267 all out in 45 overs for AB de Villiers s side.

Sports Penguins return to Stanley Cup final with Game 7 win over Senators
Author: 0 Penguins return to Stanley Cup final with Game 7 win over Senators

The Senators forced a return trip to Pittsburgh - where they lost 7-0 in Game 5 on Sunday - by leaning heavily on Anderson in a 2-1 Game 6 victory. Scoring the goal that moves the Penguins on to the final has to mean a lot to Kunitz, too. "It's not fun thinking about the future", Kunitz said .

Sports Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates' Kang over DUI
Author: 0 Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates' Kang over DUI

Kang won't serve jail time in South Korea, but the decision by the court makes it incredibly hard for him to obtain a work visa to travel to the United States. Kang has been unable to secure a visa to return to the United States in the wake of the sentencing, and his attorneys appealed to the court in part on grounds that he believes the sentence is preventing him from earning a living.

Author: 0 United dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

It enabled Jose Mourinho to go absolutely bats**t and run around the pitch waggling three fingers at everyone to signify the trophy haul of his maiden season (along with the Charity Shield and the League Cup ). Both clubs pledged the sum to the fund which was set up to assist the families and dependants of the people who died in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack, which also left 64 people injured, many of them critically.

Author: 0 Curry leads Warriors to third straight series sweep

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have made it clear the Golden State Warriors' sensational playoff form will count for nothing if they do not secure victory in the NBA Finals. Breaking news, severe weather, daily forecasts, entertainment news, all of the day's important events to keep you up to date wherever you are. The Golden State Warriors then unceremoniously crushed the Spurs in Games 2 and 3.

Author: 0 Players Championship victor prepares for military duty

Rory McIlroy had new clubs in his bag. Poulter once said it would be him and Tiger Woods against everyone. Defending champion and world No. 3 Jason Day, world No. The first was K.J. Choi, who has become a mentor to the youngster. The next South Korean on the list is Wang Jeung-hun, a three-time European Tour victor, at No.

Sports Park takes 2-stroke lead with second-round 65 at LPGA event
Author: 0 Park takes 2-stroke lead with second-round 65 at LPGA event

Hsu shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday and shared the lead with Stacy Lewis after the first round of the LPGA Volvik Championship . But on the back nine I kind of sorted it out and started to drop a couple putts. She found 11 fairways, one better than the previous day and had 14 greens in regulations as compared to 11 a day earlier. “I played good last week and I know my games there.”.

Sports Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup

Amid all the euphoria for Arsenal , there has to be a school of thought that perhaps these are now the ideal circumstances for Arsène Wenger to step aside. Wenger has not made any statement reassuring the players that he would be at the Emirate next season so it would be hard to say the same for Alexis Sanchez who might want to look elsewhere for Champions League football .

Author: 0 Chelsea vs. Arsenal: FA Cup Final Updates & Highlights

A controversial goal from Alexis Sanchez and a second-half victor from Aaron Ramsey was enough to see off Chelsea . Knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage and out of the title reckoning by January, by all accounts, this has been a typical Arsenal season.

Author: 0 Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

I'm happy we've been able to steamroll people, and I love that they've been able to steamroll people, because I just appreciate greatness". Golden State failed to cover in Game 1s against the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs, and Cleveland is 5-0-2 against the spread on the road this postseason.