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Author: 0 'One More', Conte Tells Chelsea Players Ahead Of Friday Showdown

Every time Premier League leader Chelsea plays, entertainment is guaranteed on the field, but on the sideline its manager Antonio Conte puts on a show of his own. "Now he's deserving this". They join northeast rivals Sunderland in the Championship next season. As for the team display, Conte described it as "a great performance" and one that took his side to the brink of the title.

Sports Goswami breaks record as Indian women beat SA
Author: 0 Goswami breaks record as Indian women beat SA

The record came about in the ongoing match against South Africa in the Women's Quadrangular Series in Potchefstroom. Goswami overtook Australian bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick's tally of 180 wickets. Jhulan Goswami made her debut in 2002 and has led the Indian bowling attack since then. India is now competing in a quadrangular series against Ireland, South Africa and Zimbabwe in Potchefstroom.

Sports Chelsea win race to sign Rangers youngster Billy Gilmour
Author: 0 Chelsea win race to sign Rangers youngster Billy Gilmour

CHELSEA have signed 15-year-old prodigy Billy Gilmour from Scottish giants Rangers . Many supporters are sceptical the move will work out for the teenager, believing he will get lost in the Chelsea system and end up playing for teams of a much lower standard.

Sports Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad

The Virat Kohli-led team begins its campaign against Pakistan on June 4 at Edgbaston, will face Sri Lanka on June 8 and South Africa on June 11. MSK Prasad dispelled doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future in worldwide cricket, terming him as the world's best wicketkeeper right now.

Sports Mets player on Matt Harvey: 'He wants to be Derek Jeter'
Author: 0 Mets player on Matt Harvey: 'He wants to be Derek Jeter'

According to the reports, Harvey's absence was noted Saturday afternoon and personnel were sent to his Manhattan apartment around 10 p.m. ET. General manager Sandy Alderson announced the suspension in a brief statement before the game, shortly before Harvey was scheduled to start against Miami.

Sports Unemployment rate falls to 4.4% in April, a 10-year low
Author: 0 Unemployment rate falls to 4.4% in April, a 10-year low

StatsCan noted that most of the jobs added were in education and health care services, while unemployment remained almost unchanged at 5.5%, compared to 5.4% in March. The economy added 211,000 jobs last month. During much of the economic recovery, the number of part-timers remained unusually high - one reason why steady job growth didn't produce sharp gains in pay or consumer spending.

Sports Silva calls for calm after Hull lose to Sunderland
Author: 0 Silva calls for calm after Hull lose to Sunderland

That's seven points won from the last three games for the Welsh club that looked in such a mess in late December when it fired American coach Bob Bradley. Leaders Chelsea host Middlesbrough on Monday needing just six points from their last four games after second-placed Tottenham Hotspur went down 1-0 at West Ham United on Friday.

Sports Liverpool top Watford 1-0 in EPL
Author: 0 Liverpool top Watford 1-0 in EPL

As is the case in nearly every post-match interview with Jurgen Klopp following a win, the Anfield boss was all smiles and took the time to appreciate (via Sky Sports ) what was a Goal of the Season contender from his number 23. The win bolsters Liverpool's hopes of Champions League qualification, and while Klopp admitted the performance wasn't overly impressive, he was pleased with the display served up by his injury-troubled side.

Author: 0 Penguins top Capitals in series opener

Injuries aside, this Penguins team plays with a hunger to win. "We expect him to start [Monday]". "They're scrappy. It's a never-say-die attitude". "When teams want to play an aggressive game against us, there's risk reward and so when we get high quality opportunities, that's when we believe our quick strike capability is at its best".

Author: 0 Promoters want the rematch with Klitschko and Joshua in China

Joshua dismissed the jibes as "competition talk", and explained that Klitschko's knockdown of him actually helped spur him into action during the second half of a scintillating contest. As you can see from the video above, Joshua was hanging out with English soccer player Troy Deeney and the two got to challenging on the punching arcade game to test out their power.

Author: 0 Real Madrid have special Champions League connection - Vazquez

However, Simeone's Midas touch has not translated into knockout competitions. Players can be convinced by many things, not just playing in Europe. "We had a good game today". Real thrashed Granada 4-0 on Saturday despite Zinedine Zidane making nine changes from the team that beat Atletico so convincingly, while Simeone only rested one player in his side's 1-0 victory over Eibar .

Sports Pinnick To Head Two CAF Committees, Nyataki Named VP
Author: 0 Pinnick To Head Two CAF Committees, Nyataki Named VP

As President of AFCON and Media Committees of CAF, Pinnick will be in charge of the AFCON competitions for both men and women. An excited Chiyangwa, speaking from Bahrain yesterday said he was ready to play his part in the key portfolio he has been assigned by CAF.

Author: 0 Despite high mileage, James showing no signs of slowing down

Once Kyrie Irving got rolling, it was lights out in Canada. James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 as Cleveland swept Toronto , beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference finals.

Author: 0 Oilers ready for Ducks best

One area they would like to see pick it up, though, is their power play, which sits at 1-for-7 this series and just 2-for-22 in the postseason. That experience has this group a little more confident that one bad outing does not decide a series.

Sports Ex-Nigeria Coach Mensah: I Expected Joshua To Knock Out Klitschko
Author: 0 Ex-Nigeria Coach Mensah: I Expected Joshua To Knock Out Klitschko

The 27-year-old added the WBA title to his IBF championship in front of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium by recovering from the first knockdown of his career to stop one of the finest heavyweights in history. "When there's that many people in the arena, when I dropped Klitschko, that roar lifted my arms up as well and I thought "This is it, he's not coming back".

Sports Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track
Author: 0 Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track

Thunder Snow carries the hopes of Godolphin Racing, which is owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum. I watched the replay a few times - like 400 - but it was so exciting I couldn't analyze it. Vinny Viola celebrates after Always Dreaming won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. Irish War Cry, the impressive Wood Memorial victor, looked positioned for a terrific charge at the top of the stretch, but flattened out and finished 10th.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte insists players won't party yet

Assists for Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic goals during the 3-0 win over Middlesbrough punctuated his masterful display, but it was only the absence of consensus player of the season N'Golo Kante that afforded Fabregas his opportunity. "Cesc is one of the best examples for our season because he didn't start a lot", Conte added. And then through hard work, he improved a lot. And now he's playing in every game.

Author: 0 I'm glad I sent Arsenal fans home happy: Mourinho

Juan Mata says the Manchester United squad will "keep on trying until the last game" to finish the Premier League season in the top four. I think it was a patience-built win and you could see in the first half that we were a bit nervous and a bit slow in the second half.

Author: 0 Utah Jazz fall in game 3 against Golden State Warriors

The Warriors were playing their offense, getting the ball to Kevin Durant, and making jumpers. Going back to last season's rally in the National Basketball Association finals the Cavs have won 10 consecutive playoff games, three shy of the NBA's record set by the Los Angeles Lakers over the 1988 and 1989 postseasons.

Author: 0 Lifelong Oilers season-ticket holder rewarded with Game 6

When trailing a best-of-seven series 3-2, the Oilers now have a record of 5-3 in Game 6s, and an overall series record of 2-5. EDMONTON, Alberta- Leon Draisaitl had three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu added two goals and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a 7-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series.

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry To Opt Out Of Contract, Become Unrestricted Free Agent

Dwane Casey asked his team to play with pride. The Cleveland Cavaliers remain undefeated in their first eight play-off games this season. Lowry averaged career bests of 22.4 points, 7.0 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game this season but was limited to 60 games because of a right wrist injury that required surgery in February.

Sports Muntari vows to walk off again if racially abused
Author: 0 Muntari vows to walk off again if racially abused

Gab Marcotti explains why Sulley Muntari was suspended after facing racial abuse while Cagliari were not punished. However, Mr Mahama has expressed his support for Muntari's actions in the tweet below. Muntari hopes Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino is the man who can intervene. "I think he (Infantino) is capable of doing something in a good way to fight racism".

Author: 0 'We will keep on trying' - Juan Mata reassures Manchester United fans

Danny Welbeck wants to take the confidence from Arsenal's victory over Manchester United into the next Premier League game when the Gunners go to Southampton. I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important. They had the luck of [the first] goal . "The kid [Axel Tuanzebe], the same".

Sports Aaron Altherr: Altherr blasts game-tying three-run homer
Author: 0 Aaron Altherr: Altherr blasts game-tying three-run homer

But don't plan to see him there much in the future. And so, we have twenty four hours to consider the Phillies , where they go from here, and how to survive the next ten-game stretch. But they appeared listless for the first seven innings, trailing 5-2. Athletics 8, Tigers 6 • Ryon Healy hit a two-run homer to cap a three-run bottom of the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez as Oakland won.

Sports Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start
Author: 0 Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start

Nadal said the infection was "nothing important" but was a "little bit painful". Nadal will play his second-round match against Fabio Fognini of Italy. "Now I am in a different tournament and it is special for me in Madrid , because I am playing at home once again", he said. He lost to Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the third round in Monte Carlo after blowing a 4-0 lead in the deciding set, then was eliminated by Dominic Thiem in the semifinals of the Barcelona Open.

Author: 0 George Hill Ruled Out of Game 2 vs. Warriors with Toe Injury

The Warriors matched a franchise playoff record for the fewest turnovers in a game with only seven giveaways in Game 1 , which was the continuation of a recent stretch in which Golden State has been more careful with the ball. All five Warriors starters scored in double figures, led by Stephen Curry with 22 points in only 30 minutes. Utah trails the Warriors 0-1 in the second-round series.

Sports Wizards even up the series as John Wall notches another double-double
Author: 0 Wizards even up the series as John Wall notches another double-double

Sherrod Blakely. It was an impressive individual performance by Beal, but unless he makes 15 three-pointers in a game or puts Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk on a poster with a 360-degree dunk, nothing the shooting guard does for the remainder of the series will top his shameless flop in Game 3.

Sports Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko with a knockout at Wembley
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua stops Wladimir Klitschko with a knockout at Wembley

I got a bit emotional because I know I have doubters. "I'd be prepared to go anywhere". Yet after Klitschko had, remarkably, looked nearly the younger of the two fighters in the stretch, Joshua demonstrated real heart to go with his power as he unleashed a right uppercut that signalled the final assaults on the Ukrainian's scrambled senses.

Author: 0 Mets suspend RHP Harvey 3 days

It's not as though the Mets have a insane amount of depth in their rotation right now with Noah Syndergaard on the disabled list, so they obviously felt perturbed by Harvey's actions. "I can't answer that", he said. Syndergaard issued an apology Saturday to Mets public relations director Jay Horwitz and members of the media for an outburst on April 27.

Author: 0 Ronaldo rested again for Granada trip

Real Madrid were comfortable victors against relegated Granada on Saturday. "For a coach it is the best possible news", said Zidane. "Of course he's close to winning the Ballon d'Or". "They will give their all against Real Madrid and they have some quality players". They go out and do remarkably well, although it's not easy. "We have not won anything yet".

Author: 0 Capitals win, force Game 7 against Penguins

CORRECTS SPELLING OF CAPITALS IN SECOND SENTENCE Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russian Federation, celebrates scoring the game winning goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates, T.J. All series the Capitals have been aiming to play better in front of Holtby, who had his best game of the series Saturday in stopping 20 of 22 shots.

Author: 0 Edmonton's vulnerable benefit from Leon Draisaitl Oilers hat trick

The Senators tied the score late in Game 5 and defeated the Rangers 5-4 in overtime when Kyle Turris fired a wrist shot past Henrik Lundqvist . Leon Draisaitl had three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu added two goals and two assists, and the host Edmonton Oilers rolled to a 7-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series.

Sports Leeds defender to face disciplinary action after refusing to play
Author: 0 Leeds defender to face disciplinary action after refusing to play

But all the talk after the game centred on the young left-back, whose future has been the subject of a great deal of speculation of late, amid rumours of Premier League interest. Leeds wasted plenty of chances at Wigan, with Kemar Roofe and Pablo Hernandez both squandering early opportunities before Wigan took the lead when Michael Jacobs played in Tunnicliffe, who rounded Rob Green and passed the ball into an empty net.

Sports Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil
Author: 0 Anderson Silva gives up on fighting at UFC 212 in Brazil

I want to apologize for this. Suspension accepted, but i will NEVER fight in Brazil again . "I think I was hurt in this, but that's it". In addition to the win being overturned, Gastelum will also have to pay a 20-percent fine (his purse was not disclosed) as well as a 90-day suspension retroactive to March 11, which was the date of the contest with Belfort.

Sports David Moyes urges Jordan Pickford to stay at Sunderland
Author: 0 David Moyes urges Jordan Pickford to stay at Sunderland

When asked whether more of the club's younger players will be given a chance this season, Moyes said: "I don't know what people mean by more of the young players". A fee of £17 million had been mooted for Pickford, 23, but Sunderland will seek far in excess of that value for one of their few saleable assets.

Sports Braves release former MVP Ryan Howard from minor league deal
Author: 0 Braves release former MVP Ryan Howard from minor league deal

Howard earned the release the honest way: struggling to hit minor-league pitching. He lasted only 11 games with the G-Braves, hitting.184 with one homer and five RBIs. Howard's next step could potentially be on the financial side of things, as he recently signed a deal with the venture capital firm SeventySix Capital as a partner .