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Arsenal win but miss Champions League

Arsenal win but miss Champions League And, according to all-time top goalscorer Thierry Henry , the lack of Champions League football in the red half of North London next season could see the club's key man depart this summer. "I believe since January we have played in a very hard environment for different reasons", Wenger said. City finished third with Liverpool fourth, while Spurs finished their season in style with a 7-1... [Full Article...]

Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement

Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement The 25-year-old, who now plays for Swedish side AFC Eskilstuna, said he didn't think the season had gone well for his boyhood club but missing out on a place in Europe's top club competition could be a catalyst for positive change. Arsene didn't know if he was going to stay. He added: "We started the season very well, I started well". Whether Wenger is back in charge at the Emirates Stadium ne... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate explains England selection of Marcus Rashford

Other clubs are also said to have misgivings, although United are the only one to be identified, and Southgate described it as "a case of building up trust" and, specifically, making it clear to the relevant people that the information would be treated as confidential. [Full Article...]

Giants' John Mara: Team that signs Colin Kaepernick could risk fan backlash

Giants' John Mara: Team that signs Colin Kaepernick could risk fan backlash The Giants signed kicker Josh Brown to a new contract after he was arrested for domestic violence, and kept him on the team past year after he was suspended for domestic violence. It is widely believed that Kaepernick has not been signed because he knelt during the national anthem before 49ers games last season to protest what he deems the oppression of minorities in this country. [Full Article...]

Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins

Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins The Bush-Jeter partnership had the support of Miami-Dade County officials, with Mayor Carlos Gimenez saying, "I believe this community is ready for new ownership of the Miami Marlins ". Derek Jeter during the 2003 World Series. Bush, 64, lives in Miami. His brother, former President George W. Bush, was controlling owner of the Texas Rangers from 1989 until he became governor of Texas in 1995. [Full Article...]

Frenchman Hamou kicked out of French Open after kissing journalist

Frenchman Hamou kicked out of French Open after kissing journalist Maxime Hamou attempted to kiss Eurosport reporter Maly Thomas during an interview after his first round loss in the men's singles competition. "It was frankly unpleasant". As the reporter looked embarrassed and tried to push him away, he kissed her. Hamou even appeared to try to put Thomas in a headlock. "I just spent a wonderful week here at Roland Garros , living my most lovely emotions... [Full Article...]

The lure of the Lions endures as the last Great Tour

The lure of the Lions endures as the last Great Tour The impact made by the all-conquering 1971 British and Irish Lions in New Zealand revolutionised the game and was a major factor in the All Blacks' triumph in the inaugural World Cup 16 years later, according to a new book about the tour. [Full Article...]

Irving, James lead Cavs past Celtics to take 3-1 series lead

Irving scored 36 points after that, including 21 during a game-turning third quarter in which Cleveland outscored Boston 40-23. For the third straight home game in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics got off to a slow start against Cleveland and it cost them their season. [Full Article...]

Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

He was bad. He finished with a.623 save percentage which is unacceptable. The Predators managed 26 shots on goal of their own , including 11 in the first period . He has made some excellent plays. The core that Crosby and Malkin led to the Cup in 2009 went through seven frustrating and fruitless springs before returning to the top in 2016. [Full Article...]

Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll arrested for DWI

Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll arrested for DWI The Cowboys issued a statement saying it's aware of his arrest and is "gathering information at this time". Carroll, 30, could be subject to the NFL's personal-conduct policy, which could result in a fine or a suspension. Orlando Scandrick and Anthony Brown were major contributors a year ago and round out the top three corners on the roster at the moment with Carroll. [Full Article...]

Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open I do feel I'm a better player at the end of these last few weeks on the surface than I was at the beginning and that is the most I can ask of myself: to keep improving. Hsieh will next play American Taylor Townsend, who beat Japanese qualifier Miyu Kato 6-4 6-0. The unseeded pro battled to a 1-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 victory in two hours and 18 minutes on the clay court at Roland Garros. [Full Article...]

South Africa beat England by seven wickets in third ODI

England have rested all-rounders Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali , and paceman Chris Woakes for the third and final one-day global against South Africa on Monday as the trio aim to overcome injury concerns ahead of the Champions Trophy. "I think the early diagnosis for my injury was quite bad and I thought that could have been it, no doubt", Hastings said. "But it is a nice reminder that we n... [Full Article...]

England captain Eoin Morgan plays down concerns over fitness of Ben Stokes

Morgan hit five maximums and took the bull by the horns as he combined with Moeen in a stand of 117 to shift the momentum. Fresh from his impressive maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) stint, Stokes made 25 with the bat in the first of the three one-dayers against South Africa but bowled just two overs before leaving the field. [Full Article...]

Manchester United Became the UEFA Europa League Champion

Manchester United Became the UEFA Europa League Champion That is except for saying that if he's playing in the Premier League, it will be only for Manchester United or Everton . Mourinho , a Uefa Cup victor with Porto in 2003 and two-time European champion, has now won all four of the major European finals he has contested. [Full Article...]

When is the NBA Finals? Schedule, TV times for Warriors-Cavaliers III

The Cavaliers battled the New Jersey Nets for six games in the conference semifinals, knocking Jason Kidd and his crew out of the postseason and advancing to the conference finals for just the third time in franchise history. This list examines eight factors which will decide the series . The Warriors are using Durant the way he envisioned, but Lue has noticed changes in the All-Star. [Full Article...]

Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

A last night? A last medal? Arsene Wenger guided Arsenal to a record 13th FA Cup success with a deserved victory over 10-man Chelsea before declaring his future will "be very clear" following a board meeting on Tuesday. For once, this was a day when so much went right for Wenger, even with a patched-up injury-depleted defense featuring captain Per Mertesacker making his first start in ... [Full Article...]

LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. Draymond is right. For many reasons, the 2017 NBA Finals are quite special. And in Game 7, with LeBron James scoring a triple double plus a massive block and the dagger three-point shot from Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers won the game and the title, ending a sports championship drought the city of Clev... [Full Article...]

Wenger says Cup triumph has no bearing on his future

Wenger says Cup triumph has no bearing on his future Arsene Wenger has hinted at his desire to stay on at Arsenal after the Gunners outclassed Premier League Champions Chelsea to win the FA Cup . The Spaniard, who helped Arsenal win the FA Cup in 2005, said he would "never say never" about leaving Chelsea . The 30-year-old midfielder started four of the Blues last six Premier League games as Antonio Conte masterminded another St... [Full Article...]

Manchester United win Europa League

The Europa League joins the Community Shield and EFL Cup in Mourinho's trophy cabinet after his first season at Old Trafford and he will look to build on that success in the Champions League next season. "You never write off a player of Wayne s quality and I m sure that, next season, he ll be back to playing", said Southgate. "We played for England, we played for Manchester and we played... [Full Article...]

Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

But the ethos of this team, and the vibe and atmosphere around it, all come from Kerr. The perspective that, in the grand scheme of things, basketball just isn't all that important - all of it comes down from Kerr, and the nature with which he conducts himself. [Full Article...]


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