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Sports Terry on target as Chelsea win seven goal thriller
Author: 0 Terry on target as Chelsea win seven goal thriller

A seven-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge was decided by the Spaniard's 88th-minute strike as the newly-crowned Premier League champions finished Monday evening on high. Manchester City were victorious in their first 10 games under Guardiola and Chelsea struggled in Conte's first few matches. The experienced defender was handed a rare start as Antonio Conte made nine changes compared to the team that clinched the Premier League title against West Brom on Friday and he enjoyed an ...

Author: 0 Man City played like a golfer who couldn't putt - Guardiola

Team now ranks fourth with 72 points in 36 games, one less than Liverpool at No. 3 spot, but they also have one match less played and finishing at the No.3 spot that avoids the qualifications in the CL is a big possibility. Yet that kind of form at previous clubs would have seen the axe wielded, Guardiola said. I am not going to be [wondering] all summer "Oh what will happen next season if I do not win some titles".

Author: 0 Mourinho: Manchester United lack strength in depth to fight in two competitions

Mourinho says he already has an idea of the team he would like to align against Ajax and he must now strike a balance between resting his key players and making sure they are fit and firing for the trip to Sweden. Mourinho has appeared unimpressed by the number of games the England trio of Smalling, Luke Shaw and Phil Jones have missed this season, repeatedly querying if some of his players have the right mental attitude.

Sports Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar
Author: 0 Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

They were found in five boxes during an inspection at the air cargo warehouse of the airport after customs officials received a tip-off. The radiated tortoise, native to the island of Madagascar, has been pushed almost to extinction due to the illegal pet industry and being hunted for meat, while the ploughshare tortoise, also native to Madagascar, is distinguishable by its golden shell and is the most endangered tortoise in the world due to poaching.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger hails Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal maintain push for Champions League

There were four players who have scored 20 goals in a Premier League season in an Arsenal shirt (Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Adebayor, Robin van Persie ). We'll need another strong performance at Stoke . "He's very good in a small space and once he has the ball in the box he's risky". "Confidence is at a good level, Arsenal are a good side who have got back on track and have a lot of motivation which will help us make sure we're at the level we need to be to compete with them".

Sports Ryan Giggs: Alexis Sanchez would give Manchester United a lift
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs: Alexis Sanchez would give Manchester United a lift

The Welshman has urged Mourinho to splash out on Arsenal's top scorer this season, Alexis Sanchez , who has just a year remaining on his current deal with the North London outfit but seems to be stalling on an extension after reportedly becoming disillusioned by the ambitions of manager Arsene Wenger.

Sports Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7, advance to Eastern Conference finals
Author: 0 Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7, advance to Eastern Conference finals

Bradley Beal led the Wizards , which was playing it its first Game 7 since 1979 with 38 points, including 24 in the second half. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas makes a pass while sprawled on the floor as Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr ., top, defends during the second quarter of Game 7 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Boston .

Sports ICC Champions Trophy: Raina, Gambhir dropped again as Rohit, Shami make cut
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Raina, Gambhir dropped again as Rohit, Shami make cut

Pant, 19, was named among five players kept on standby , along with Suresh Raina, Kuldeep Yadav , Shardul Thakur and Dinesh Karthik. BCCI had said that India could participate in the ICC Champions Trophy. India won in Pune and Cuttack but lost in Kolkata. India's Mohammed Shami celebrates dismissing South Africa's Quinton de Kock for seven runs during their Cricket World Cup match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) February 22, 2015.

Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane thrilled for Real Madrid's 'beautiful final' against Juventus

Gareth Bale still isn't training with the team, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane revealed on Saturday. "I can't do anything about it now", added Zidane. Zidane has only been in the job since January 2016, taking over following Rafael Benitez's ill-fated and short-lived reign. "We knew we were going to suffer but we are extremely happy to have made it to the final", Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said.

Sports Packers LB Biegel breaks foot, could return for camp
Author: 0 Packers LB Biegel breaks foot, could return for camp

He dealt with the same issue past year during his final season at Wisconsin, and he was forced to miss two games as a result. The injury was described as a Jones fracture, according to a source - the same injury he sustained last fall, when he had a screw inserted into his foot.

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

But he struggled in the eight competitions that followed, withdrawing from one and missing the cut for the rest. That's when a clerical oversight - discovered by Brian Gay - saved him. Poulter sure did his part. "It's been tough. For that to all turn around the way it has and for me to be sitting here in a slightly different situation, it's pleasing".

Sports Newcastle agree fee with Chelsea for on-loan winger Christian Atsu
Author: 0 Newcastle agree fee with Chelsea for on-loan winger Christian Atsu

Though the Foxes have had a disappointing season, following their unlikely Premier League triumph last season, Morgan signed a new three year contract to remain at the King Power Stadium in July. The Ghanaian joined Chelsea from Porto four years ago. It is likely to be a busy summer at St James' Park. He did have some injury problems but in 18 months at Premier League Everton and Bournemouth on loan, Christian Atsu only started one game in the top tier.

Sports Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid
Author: 0 Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

There were stops at UCLA , where student residences would be renovated and transformed into an Athletes Village, and the Memorial Coliseum which anchored both the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games and would be a centrepiece again should LA beat out Paris , the only other city in the running, for the 2024 Olympics.

Sports Home Court Means The Celtics Will Win
Author: 0 Home Court Means The Celtics Will Win

The Boston Celtics, leading 3-2 in a best of seven NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series , try to eliminate the Washington Wizards in Game 6 on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. This game comes down to which side can sustain pressure and not succumb to " Game 7 demons" when they face off for the right to take on Cleveland in the Western playoffs.

Author: 0 Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

Coutinho assisted the opener, which was scored by Sturridge, before scoring a brace of his own and Origi capped the riot, with the fourth goal of the match. West Ham ended Tottenham's title tilt in their previous match, but there was never a chance of derailing Liverpool's European bid. This was an important game for us.

Sports Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels
Author: 0 Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels

Trout extended his hitting streak to a career-high 17 games in the Angels' 7-6 extra-innings loss to the Astros on Friday night. Saturday: Was a late scratch from the starting lineup due the left hamstring issue. Trout off to a very nice start this year, hitting.355 (third in the American League) with eight home runs, 21 RBI and 22 runs scored along with a AL-leading.446 on-base percentage.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter ceremony most viewed non-game in YES Network history

Bregman, the former LSU All American hit his first home run of the season, a grand slam on the first pitch he saw at Yankee Stadium Sunday to help the Astros beat the Yankees 10-7. During Jeter's remarks - which he later said were off the cuff - he emphasized how thankful he was. From the flip play to diving in the stands, from a leadoff home run in a World Series game to a walk-off victor in his final at-bat, Jeter always put his pieces together better than the rest of them.

Author: 0 Dean Ashton's strong reaction on Twitter to West Ham defeat

After recovering from a thigh injury that kept him out for over a month, Adam Lallana makes first start since March. Carragher, commentating for Sky Sports , said: 'I think this is going to be something we see for the next few years if he stays at Liverpool '.

Sports Rory McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

Holmes and Stanley lead South African Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke, with South Korean Kim Si-woo two behind. Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell failed to make any major moves in the third round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass amid tough conditions.

Author: 0 Vettel still confident despite Hamilton's win at Spanish GP

What's more it is the sport's pre-season test venue of choice, which means auto setups are honed and drivers have few excuses. The two drivers "were in a different class from the rest of the field", says Richards of the Guardian . Hamilton's out-lap on his fresh soft tyres was crucial in turning the tide against Ferrari and he delivered with truly awesome times in the middle sector (30.792s) and final sector (28.367).

Sports Regal Ronaldo puts Real on verge of Champions League final
Author: 0 Regal Ronaldo puts Real on verge of Champions League final

Ronaldo opened his account on ten minutes, heading Casemiro's cross past Jan Oblak. "We need to forget about this game", he said. "He knows himself that sometimes he has to not play", Zidane said. "I won't tell Casemiro to change how he plays, as he has been ideal so far". We try to play our football and enjoy ourselves. Atletico, eliminated by Real the past three seasons, rarely threatened and now have it all to do at the Vicente Calderon next Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends UFC strawweight title for 5th straight time

Jedrzejczyk connected on 215 of her 353 strikes (61 percent), and 203 of those punches, kicks and knees were considered significant, while Andrade was successful with only 74 of her 239 strikes and two of her 12 takedown attempts. This time we definitely had more time, and I'm very happy. Though clearly outgunned, Andrade soldiered through every strike that Jedrzerczyk had for her - all 350 of them - and swinging them bungalows until the final bell rang.

Sports Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing
Author: 0 Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing

Despite the slight edge in favour of Ricciardo, we can make the case that Verstappen has been Red Bull's most impressive due to the fact he has competed in 69 less races. The Australian conceded that the auto was performing better on the soft Pirelli tyre than the medium, and admitted Red Bull would need to extract more from the update before qualifying if it is to challenge Ferrari.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins in Spain with Vettel second

Most watching thought that even when Hamilton scythed into the lead, the race could well end up being Vettel's still, so kind have the Ferraris been on the softer rubber but Hamilton held firm with barely a quibble down the race radio about how the Pirellis were late on as he has done at past races.

Sports LSU Football Adding Talented Texas Tech Transfer
Author: 0 LSU Football Adding Talented Texas Tech Transfer

The 5-foot-11, 184-pound Giles was a Biletnikoff Award finalist previous year after leading the Red Raiders in receptions (69), receiving yards (1,158), receiving touchdowns (13) and yards per catch (16.8). and Jarvis Landry. Just three days ago, Giles narrowed his list of potential new schools to LSU, Oregon and Florida State. Understood to be a favored target of former Red Raiders and current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Giles finished second in the Big 12 in receiving ...

Sports Ola Aina Stars with Chelsea in Watford seven goal thriller
Author: 0 Ola Aina Stars with Chelsea in Watford seven goal thriller

Inexplicably Chelsea's defence collapsed again two minutes later when Daryl Janmaat skinned Ake and thumped the ball home past Begovic. Sebastian Prodl was sent off for a second bookable offence in the second minute of stoppage time as Watford finished the contest with 10 men in a bad-tempered conclusion.

Sports Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to come off DL on Tuesday
Author: 0 Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to come off DL on Tuesday

He is 1-0 with a 0.84 ERA in two career outings against Cleveland. Cabrera was batting.268 (15-for-56) with two doubles, three home runs and nine RBIs in 16 games before going on the DL. The Tigers challenged the out call at third, but the call on field stood after a review of 2:38. "He had a lot of deep counts", Francona said. You don't see a lot of first basemen make a throw like that.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid are 'phenomenal' at the moment
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid are 'phenomenal' at the moment

Madrid will advance even with a two-goal loss in next week's second leg at Vicente Calderon Stadium. Cristiano tried to give everyone a fair chance, by foregoing goal-scoring for the first 26 games of his Champions League career. "We have won nothing yet and need to continue in the way we are going", the Real Madrid coach said. Ronaldo's sensational hat trick goal scoring record was hailed as "unique" by Zinedine Zidane.

Sports Tom Brady plays with the Packers on Madden:
Author: 0 Tom Brady plays with the Packers on Madden: "I like that offense".

And we hung out at the gym they built in the facility where a lot of the 49ers would go. I've never been one that was hand selected, to be this particular player. Although Brady doesn't think he's necessarily the G.O.A.T. now, it looks like he'll have plenty of time to change that. "Part of who I am now is very much who I was, and that was cultivated growing up".

Author: 0 Thiem puts Nadal revenge in his sights

My concern would be he's attempting more history this week - he's never previously played Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and Rome in the same season, never mind won all four. Nadal told Television Espanola: "The truth is I was up against an opponent who, in the next five to 10 years, will be fighting for the most important titles, so I'm very happy to have won".

Sports Man United's Premier League campaign continues its limp to a close
Author: 0 Man United's Premier League campaign continues its limp to a close

Mourinho's side must beat Ajax in Stockholm later this month to gain a Champions League berth for next season via victory in Europe's secondary club competition. Manchester United go into the game aiming to finish their Premier League campaign on a high. "But we fight for titles and other clubs in the top four, probably they would like to be in our position".

Sports Aaron Hernandez note to fiancee: 'I told you what was coming indirectly!'
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez note to fiancee: 'I told you what was coming indirectly!'

There are also at least two pending matters regarding Hernandez's compensation from his time in the NFL. State police said Hernandez's right middle finger had a fresh cut and there was blood on adjacent fingers. A Hernandez family attorney, who is conducting his own investigation into the death, last month dismissed as "ridiculous" local media reports about the Bible reference.

Sports Celtics Are Heading to the Eastern Conference Finals
Author: 0 Celtics Are Heading to the Eastern Conference Finals

Isaiah Thomas led Celtics scorers with 29 points, plus 12 assists, but the Celtics got a huge lift from Olynyk and the rest of their bench, outscoring their Wizards' counterparts 48-5. Otto Porter added 20 points and John Wall and Markieff Morris each finished with 18. I think they're better than any of the four times we played them, including the last one where they smashed us.

Author: 0 Wenger urges Arsenal fans to ignore boycott call

Maybe they are as well better than us. Arsenal Wenger out supporters flew another plane over the Britannia Stadium, this time with the message saying " Wenger out means out". We have 69 points but our target is to get to 75. "But in the last two seasons, a team that hasn't played in Europe has won the league". We had a hard period and recovered from it.

Author: 0 Atletico comeback falls short as Real reach final

If Atletico Madrid were to turn the 3-0 first leg deficit around they would need something special. Last Tuesday saw Real Madrid produce a convincing display and Cristiano Ronaldo score a hat-trick against an Atletico side that was nearly unrecognisable to the team that is usually so hard to beat, reports Xinhua news agency.

Author: 0 Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge runs fastest marathon on record at Monza

His personal best half-marathon: 58:23. It was a departure from normal marathon races, where runners jockey for position against thousands of competitors and must navigate through hilly sections. While Kipchoge's effort Saturday was more than two-and-a-half minutes faster than the world record, it will not count due to Nike's use of pace runners entering throughout the race.

Sports After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup
Author: 0 After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

Conte must learn from that and ensure the FA Cup and League Cup are used to play fringe players while his core players are used in the League and Champions League. "For this I want to thank my players because they trusted in new work and a new philosophy". "They show me a great attitude to try to do something great this season".

Author: 0 Pundit backs John Terry to make rare appearance in Chelsea's final games

Conte got a move on. Meanwhile N'Golo Kante has been recognised as the team's standout player having won both the PFA and FWA Players of the Season awards this season. For all their shortcomings at the back, Chelsea were always the superior attacking force and they regained the lead when Willian found Fabregas, who finished emphatically.