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Sports Pochettino: West Ham match was
Author: 0 Pochettino: West Ham match was "must win" for Spurs

Spurs have just come off a run of nine consecutive wins in one of the most competitive leagues in the world which is no mean feat. "We managed to bring [the gap] back to four points but after today, it's almost impossible, but we will give it everything for the last three games ".

Author: 0 Spurs advance to face Warriors in Western Finals

The Golden State Warriors have coasted their way into the Western Conference Finals without being truly tested. Leonard had an MRI on Monday and will not play in Game 2 , leaving the Spurs angry at what they considered a dirty play by Pachulia and frustrated by their predicament.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger on why Arsenal failed to catch Chelsea this season

Arsenal have just three games remaining before that point - two home Premier League clashes against the Black Cats and Everton, before an FA Cup final date with newly-crowned champions Chelsea. "I answered for 20 years the question, "the top four is nothing special". "I would say we would be a victim of a lack of consistency that we have shown through the season".

Author: 0 Real Madrid to face Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final

That sealed the deal for Real Madrid who did not let Atletico take advantage in the game again. He added: "We gave everything, and have spent six years giving our lives". "We have been doing well in the Champions League and have been competing face-to-face with the best teams for several years, and now we have to focus on growing".

Author: 0 All Blacks 'delighted' with Rugby World Cup 2019 pool

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen , who was involved in the draw, said he was pleased with the outcome of the draw and was looking forward to a great tournament. "We'll have to wait and see - it wouldn't be a silly idea", Hansen said. Wales finished fourth at the 2011 World Cup when they were beaten by France in the semi-final after captain Sam Warburton was sent-off.

Author: 0 Ducks even Western Conference series with 5-3 win over Predators

Subban from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Shea Weber, the Nashville Predators GM was named a finalist — along with Edmontons Peter Chiarelli and Ottawas Pierre Dorion — for the NHL general manager of the year award. "The scores at this time of the year generally are fairly low". The Ducks learned this the hard way, going 0 for 4 on the man advantage in Game 1.

Author: 0 The damning statistics from Jose Mourinho's first season at Manchester United

United supporters created more entertainment than their team with their constant singing, and unconditional vocal support. Romero says his rapid rise is all down to Mourinho, saying: "I arrived here on a free transfer, nobody knew me". The other obvious place up for contention is the centre-back spot alongside Daley Blind. - Sixth will be United's second lowest finish in Premier League history (after the 2013-14 season)- A maximum tally of 69 points will be the club's second lowest in PL ...

Author: 0 Embiid: Cavaliers 'going down' to 76ers soon

We even got to witness a little friendly banter between Embiid and Magic Johnson, representing his Lakers. Speaking at the lottery Tuesday night, Embiid said one of those guys paired with the team they already have will be a threat to James and the Cavs.

Sports Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny
Author: 0 Arsenal players keen on Sanchez stay, says Koscielny

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has criticised fan protests against Arsene Wenger as "very bad", saying the Gunners manager deserves a statue outside the Emirates Stadium. "We have to wait until the end of the season". "Gabriel was wonderful, but today I think that the key player was Sergio", Guardiola said. It depends on the club.

Sports NHL Stanley Cup playoffs: Rangers bounce back, Preds in control
Author: 0 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs: Rangers bounce back, Preds in control

Don't think about previous year - when the team missed the playoffs - and don't think there's any luck to carry over from Saturday's 6-5 double-overtime win by the Senators over the New York Rangers , courtesy of "checker" Jean-Gabriel Pageau's stunning four-goal performance.

Sports Wenger not giving up on top four race
Author: 0 Wenger not giving up on top four race

Largely invisible until then, Sanchez's 20th Premier League goal makes him the first Arsenal player since Robin van Persie to reach that milestone since 2011/12. In this scenario - win, lose or draw - Arsenal would finish fifth. We're not surprised the bookies are now offering some rather long odds on any of these scenarios playing out.

Author: 0 It's Honda's problem, not mine, says Fernando Alonso

The Asturian will have a wide range of options open to him when his contract at McLaren Honda expires at the end of this season; from a renewal at McLaren , to a departure from Formula 1 altogether. "And it has aroused a huge interest", Alonso said. So much finger crossing for signs of progress appears wishful thinking for a team that has yet to score a point.

Sports 8 tweets that defined Game 3 of the Senators-Penguins series
Author: 0 8 tweets that defined Game 3 of the Senators-Penguins series

The Senators are listed with odds of +120 at home, while the over/under total has been set at 5 goals. While Craig Anderson was only beaten by Sidney Crosby, for the Sens, Kyle Turris, Zack Smith, Mike Hoffman, Marc Methot and Derick Brassard did the scoring in this one.

Author: 0 Arsenal playing in Europa League would not be so bad, insists Cech

Premier League rules state: "If at the end of the season either the league champions or the clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions can not be determined because two or more clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding league matches on neutral grounds, the format, timing and venue of which shall be determined by the board".

Author: 0 Chelsea to parade Premier League trophy a day after FA Cup final

Harris also revealed that he will win his bet with Terry when he departs the club. While they can not match their staggering 2004-05 points tally, victory at home to Sunderland would set a new win record while even a draw would match their record from 2005-06.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton hails his 'rawest fight' ever after winning Spanish Grand Prix

After a mishap for Vandoorne's McLaren, a virtual safety auto let Hamilton choose the opportune moment to pit to take on softs, with Ferrari responding by pitting Vettel a lap later. While Bottas survived the incident, Raikkonen's front-left suspension was in tatters, and although Verstappen limped back to the pits his race was over, too.

Sports Huddersfield Town heading to Wembley [GALLERY]
Author: 0 Huddersfield Town heading to Wembley [GALLERY]

Huddersfield will play Reading in the playoff final at Wembley Stadium on May 29. Huddersfield , the English champion each year from 1924-26, was most recently in the top flight in 1972, so would be a debutant in the Premier League. "We are very frustrated but we are very proud to once again have put Sheffield Wednesday in the first positions", he said - via the Yorkshire Post .

Sports Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West
Author: 0 Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West

Following the game, a 5-3 Ducks win to even the Western Conference Final at 1-1, Johansen absolutely sounded off on Kesler. Tuesday was the fourth time this postseason he scored when the Predators trailed. Subban, who has added strong defensive dimensions to his game without losing the mobility that makes him a fine fit with the Predators' defense corps.

Sports Uefa confirm change to Champions and Europa League trophy presentations
Author: 0 Uefa confirm change to Champions and Europa League trophy presentations

John Petter, CEO BT Consumer, said: "Making the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League available for free to everyone in the United Kingdom shows that BT really is serious about making sport much more accessible to the public". Purpose-built on-field stages have been prepared for the Europa League final in Stockholm and Cardiff's Champions League Final , which takes place the following Saturday.

Author: 0 Granada vs Real Madrid

Barely two minutes had gone when Lucas Vazquez got in behind the Granada defence and squared for Rodriguez to tap home the opener. Los Blancos are huge favourites to reach the showpiece for the third time in four years after Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 47th career hat-trick in the first leg.

Sports Mets put SS Cabrera on DL, sign RHP Neil Ramirez for bullpen
Author: 0 Mets put SS Cabrera on DL, sign RHP Neil Ramirez for bullpen

The right-hander has surely made his rounds early on in 2017 while Ramirez most recently became a free agent after declining his outright assignment with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 31-year-old is batting.257 with three homers this season. While Cabrera is out for an undetermined amount of time, the Mets have been rolling with Jose Reyes at shortstop and T.J.

Sports West Indies on 112-3 at lunch in 2nd innings vs
Author: 0 West Indies on 112-3 at lunch in 2nd innings vs

Alzarri Joseph dismissed Babar Azam for a duck. Younis Khan managed to reach five before Holder removed him lbw, while Gabriel struck twice in three balls to see off Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq to leave Pakistan struggling on 30 for five.

Sports Sweden postpones football game after match fixing attempt
Author: 0 Sweden postpones football game after match fixing attempt

A player in the AIK team was approached by a match-fixer on Tuesday but instead contacted the association who alerted police. Federation general secretary Hakan Sjostrand says it "is a very serious attack against Swedish football and we will never, never accept it".

Sports Adam Lallana: Liverpool showed they can handle the pressure at West Ham
Author: 0 Adam Lallana: Liverpool showed they can handle the pressure at West Ham

With Juventus and Arsenal joining Liverpool in their interest, Mundo Deportivo say Rafinha is 'considering the possibility of leaving the club in search of minutes that may lead to World Cup Russia 2018' . "We could have scored the first goal, and we should have equalised but that, on top of the performance, meant it ended like that". The Barcelona target made it 3-0 after Coutinho weaved his way past two West Ham defenders before placing his finish past West Ham goalkeeper Adrian.

Sports Klopp: Bayern Would Not Dominate Premier League
Author: 0 Klopp: Bayern Would Not Dominate Premier League

Jurgen Klopp has defended the way he sets out his Liverpool team and thinks the "intensity" of the Premier League is the reason clubs have found it hard in the Champions League. Klopp has a lot of work ahead this summer in sorting the weaker elements of his side, but the German can take a lot of encouragement from the prospect of what's more to come if he has Mane for a full campaign next season.

Author: 0 Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive

But the Gunners went on to win the match 4-1 as Chilean global Alexis Sanchez and Giroud scored in the 69th and 80th minute respectively to give Arsene Wenger a cheerful victory at the Bet365 Stadium . We set up to try and make it difficult for Arsenal and for long periods we did do but not only that but we created opportunities and the players worked really hard.

Sports Major league notebook: Injuries prompt Indians to recall top prospect
Author: 0 Major league notebook: Injuries prompt Indians to recall top prospect

It will be interesting to see how he does at the Major League level. Lindor is also third among shortstops with 21 RBIs, trailing only Houston's Carlos Correa (23) and Tampa Bay's Tim Beckham (22). Zimmer's promotion comes on the heels of two outfield injuries for the Tribe, who lost Brandon Guyer for 4-6 weeks due to a wrist injury and Abraham Almonte for the near future due to a biceps issue.

Sports Tony Parker to undergo season-ending surgery for ruptured left quadriceps tendon
Author: 0 Tony Parker to undergo season-ending surgery for ruptured left quadriceps tendon

That is a tough blow. We knew they were going to come out with some aggressiveness. He attempted a running jumper in the lane, but his left leg buckled as he landed on the court at AT&T Center. "You don't worry about it, you don't cry about it, you just play". "We played at our pace, not theirs". Most of this team is slow and old. Game 3 is set for Friday at 6 p.m.

Sports England star refuses to rule out Spurs departure
Author: 0 England star refuses to rule out Spurs departure

Cape Town - Harry Kane expects the current Tottenham side to stick together in a bid to go one better than this season and claim Premier League honours. "However, it is also a sombre occasion upon which the club formally hands over its home of 118 years - one filled with so many special memories for us".

Author: 0 Predators rally to beat Ducks

They had to make an unprecedentedly late rally from a three-goal deficit to beat the Oilers in Game 5 at home. Jakob Silfverberg , who has a team-leading nine goals, has remained hot but Hampus Lindholm , Sami Vatanen, Ondrej Kase , Nick Ritchie and Antoine Vermette also have scored.

Author: 0 Celtics Co-Owner Doesn't Sound Eager To Trade Boston's No. 1 Draft Pick

Here's what the site said about Fultz's fit in Philadelphia-a logical move for the Sixers if they had secured the top overall pick in the lottery. The boisterous, highly outspoken LaVar Ball has been a lightning rod for controversy on a wide range of topics related to his son Lonzo, including the guard's status in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Author: 0 Guardiola: Barcelona and Bayern would have sacked me for trophyless season

That's why it will be a very emotional moment. I will enjoy it. When it was put to Guardiola that City's poor results , compared with those he achieved at Barça and Bayern, might suggest he had found England more hard than Germany or Spain, the 45-year-old said: "They are not a effect of it being tougher".

Sports Mahrez's Champions League ambitions no problem for Shakespeare
Author: 0 Mahrez's Champions League ambitions no problem for Shakespeare

Obviously, you get frustrated when results haven't been going your way but we turned that all around. Wes won't be okay, Robert will be out, Danny Drinkwater and Papy Mendy are out and now Andy King joins the long list. "I expect it in the following days after Sunday", he said. "No player has expressed any desire to leave this football club, to me or the owners". I will stay here, don't worry.

Sports Rust, Schultz, Hornqvist out for Penguins for Game 3 vs Sens
Author: 0 Rust, Schultz, Hornqvist out for Penguins for Game 3 vs Sens

If Daley gets back in the lineup, he would boost the Penguins' transition game. "I missed a lot of time a year ago, so not where I wanted to be, but I'm excited with the progress that we've made in the last week". 9 of the regular season. And this is why Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford went out and got guys like Streit and Ron Hainsey at the trade deadline.

Author: 0 Huddersfield and Sheffield Wednesday in play-off stalemate

Wednesday responded to the extra expectation on their shoulders this season to finish in fourth place and secure another play-off berth, where they take on their Yorkshire rivals over two legs for a place in the Wembley final on May 29. What was the score when the two teams played each other? Remember, the Sheffield Star will be running a special live blog of the match on its website.

Sports Pens drop game 1 to Ottawa in OT
Author: 0 Pens drop game 1 to Ottawa in OT

The winger had struggled mightily all season and had become a favourite whipping boy of Senators fans for his expensive contract and low production. "That just shows you how easily the momentum can turn", Smith said. He took a attractive no-look backhand pass from Ryan in the slot and Pageau fired it by Fleury on the glove side at 14:32 to silence the crowd. Not that it seems to bother Ottawa .

Sports Davis homers twice in extra innings, Orioles edge Tigers
Author: 0 Davis homers twice in extra innings, Orioles edge Tigers

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera missed yesterday's win over the Orioles with what the team is calling a sore left side. Montero (0-3) relieved to start the 11th, and Hermann worked the count full, fouled off a pitch and connected on a belt-high fastball for his first game-ending homer.

Sports National Hockey League anthem singer miffed over snub for Carrie Underwood
Author: 0 National Hockey League anthem singer miffed over snub for Carrie Underwood

With wife Nicole Kidman by his side dressed in a matching Preds jersey, Keith said , "I've been in America for 25 years and I've never been asked to sing the national anthem until tonight, so it's a huge honor". "The most important part of a Stanley Cup run is not what happens in pregame ceremonies, but rather what happens on the ice", he said. The Nashville Predators have embraced their country roots throughout the 2017 playoffs, inviting famous musicians to sing the national anthem ...