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Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

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Arsenal have won their last four league games and Wenger expected his side to focus on their own performance ahead of the final weekend of the season. "I think no one has scored more goals in the Premier League as he did at his age". Fail to win and they have absolutely no chance of leapfrogging Liverpool or Manchester City to keep the club's remarkable qualification record alive. Read More »

Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators to tie series

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Sens head coach Guy Boucher has said that Alex Burrows is recovering and that he will be available for Game 4. There will be some hard decisions for Pens fans when they go to vote, three of the four championship winning teams made the list. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Expected To Play In Game 1

San Antonio has had a bit of struggle in each of the first two rounds, taking the Grizzlies and Rockets to six games each before disposing them. The Spurs carried that momentum into Game 6 in Houston , and Harden didn't respond. They will need more of that type of play from Aldridge if they are to have a chance to reach the finals. Patty Mills talks with guard Danny Green as Spurs ousted the Rockets from the National Basketball Association conference semi-finals. Read More »

Preds ready for Game 2 against Ducks in Anaheim

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Louis Blues in the second round. Nashville could win the first two and lose the next two. Ovechkin said he felt something in his hamstring late in Game 3 of the second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins and needed injections to numb the pain the rest of the way. Read More »

Cruise past Celtics in game one romp

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So far in 2017, the Cavs has simply made a decision to funnel the opposing team's shots to the worst offensive option as much as possible. ESPN's Tom Haberstroh noted at the time on Bill Simmons' "B.S. Give the Celtics credit for playing a second half with a little more fire. "I thought that Boston team was prepared for us, was ready for us", he said. Read More »

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

Despite not playing for 10 days, The King scored 38 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished seven assists. And if the Celtics don't play any better than they did in the first half of the opener, that could be it. The Cavaliers managed to keep Isaiah Thomas in check as he finished with just 17 points and 10 assists. As a team, the Celtics shot 46 percent from the field and 12 of 38 from the three-point line, but none of that matters as the Celtics came out flat and simply got steamrolled ... Read More »

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino

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Perhaps the previous campaign's failed chase of Leicester City provided added motivation for Spurs. It cannoned off Ndidi's leg and fell kindly for Chilwell who drilled the ball home. Harry Kane has scored almost a goal a game for Tottenham Hotspur this season . Kane's opener was set up by Son Heung-min, who scored Tottenham's other two goals against deposed champion Leicester to become the highest-scoring South Korean in a single European season. Read More »

Ryan Johansen Out for Playoffs

For Game 3 against the Ducks, the Predators put players from the Tennessee Titans on center stage to get the crowd riled up. The Nashville Predators' chances of winning the Stanley Cup took a major blow Friday when the team announced star center Ryan Johansen would miss the remainder of the playoffs after undergoing thigh surgery. Read More »

Craig Anderson: Craig Anderson gives up 3 goals in GM 4 loss

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Because you proably would have missed a furious 138-second span in which the Sens tacked on three more goals, courtesy of Marc Methot , Derick Brassard and Zack Smith. We know what Murray has done in the past, he's risen to the occasion. “Ive said all along, we have two great goalies, ” Sullivan said Thursday. "Both of these guys handled the decision we made extremely professional". Read More »

Djokovic gets walkover into Madrid semis after Nishikori withdrawal

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Nadal was below his best and it was not until he took a decisive break in the final game, just after having his own set broken that the match was finally decided. Winning is very important but also the way I'm playing at the moment makes me very relaxed". Nishikori faces David Ferrer next, who progressed as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew with a shoulder injury. Read More »

Warriors trash Spurs in Game Two blowout

The Spurs continued the dominant play they had in the close out game six against the Houston Rockets. His old coach, Gregg Popovich, believes West has found a ideal fit in the Bay Area alongside Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and the others, as hard as it is for Pop to see him in another uniform. Read More »

Mourinho: Ajax should not be in the Europa League

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Manchester United produced a boring and toothless display away to Southampton on Wednesday night, registering their 15th draw of the league season, their most ever in a Premier League campaign. He said: "This season we are not close to winning the league". Mourinho has launched a strong defence of £89.3m signing Paul Pogba , insisting he remains the best midfielder in the world. Read More »

Playoffs show Raptors need a makeover

The Raptors took their first fourth-quarter lead of the series but couldn't avoid their fourth straight loss. One of the most attainable will be Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Cleveland's five first-half turnovers led to only two points. Courtesy of their 109-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 4 of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre Sunday, the Cavaliers earned their way to the Eastern Conference Finals for the third consecutive year. Read More »

Penguins will go with Murray over Fleury for Game 4

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Ten players found their way onto the scoresheet for Ottawa, and five of them-Methot, Turris, Brassard, Hoffman and Bobby Ryan-recorded two points in the contest. After the game, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said he hadn't thought about who will get the start. "We'll see how it goes". "We give up four goals as quickly as we did, sometimes when you make a change, it's for more than one reason". Read More »

Arsene Wenger not giving up on top-four spot

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His absence was not felt at all as Manchester City moved closer to securing a place in the top four of the Premier League table with a 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion. "We have to adapt to that, so every manager and every team makes whatever he wants". "We want to keep him with us because we know he is so important for our team". Read More »

Celtics cruise past Wizards in Game 7 to Eastern Conference finals

Kelly Olynyk scored 26 points from the bench as the Boston Celtics outmuscled the Washington Wizards 115-105 to clinch their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Monday. "He was terrific", said Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, referring to Thomas. That started a run for the Wizards , which included Amir Johnson picking up his second foul. Read More »

Ladarius Green cut by Steelers

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In a team-released statement provided by the team that announced his release, Warren cited a past injury. Projecting his numbers over a 16-game season leads to 48 catches for 811 yards, the exact low-volume, high-impact combination for which Pittsburgh hoped when they acquired Green. Read More »

Randy Brungard: A look ahead at the 142nd Preakness Stakes

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The last horse to achieve the feat was American Pharoah, thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown victor, in 2015. I had zero questions about Chrome or Pharoah by this stage. The morning after Always Dreaming's relatively easy Derby victory this year, Pletcher was upbeat about following a road he had not successfully traveled with Super Saver. Read More »

Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0

I just hope it's more competitive. "We can't allow them to get off to the start they had last game". Golden State registered 39 assists on 50 field goals and drained 18 3-pointers, 10 more than its opponent. Pachulia's closeout on Leonard in Game 1 which was called out by Popovich led to Leonard's third sprained ankle in a week, which swung the series in the Warriors' favor. Read More »

Premier League don't care for clubs' welfare: Jose Mourinho

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Paul Pogba will return for Manchester United for Sunday's home game against Crystal Palace after missing the last two matches due to the death of his father, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. Next Wednesday will be our 19th European game this season. It's nothing new in football. "It would be wrong for me as a manager to jeopardise anybody that you want to pick for that football match". Read More »

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

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He did have a nice rebounding effort after the disappointing seventh in the Southwest Stakes, coming back to win the Sunland Derby a little over a month later. It is a different deal with the Preakness. The importance to me is that Classic Empire is entering the 3rd race of his current form cycle and should be at or near peak condition. Read More »

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics in Game 1

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With Kevin Durant, the Warriors can unleash a five-man lineup of Curry, Durant, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala, which could expose Love's defense on switches. A loss Friday would also leave Boston with the daunting proposition of having to win four out of five games to take the series - a almost impossible task against a team that since James returned to Cleveland in 2014-15 has a 33-4 playoff record against Eastern Conference foes. Read More »

Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

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Rohit Sharma made a return as BCCI selected 15-member Champions Trophy squad . Premier off-spinner Ashwin, who has skipped the IPL owing to a sports hernia injury, has been included in the squad . Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami are making a comeback after an injury layoff. Mohammed Shami's ability to move the ball both ways has been rewarded. Read More »

Isco Says It Is Easy To Play With Cristiano Ronaldo

Both teams have 87 points, but the Catalan club leads on the head-to-head tiebreaker. Ronaldo was starting his first La Liga game away from home for almost two months following coach Zinedine Zidane's rotation policy, and he smashed a loose ball high into the net after good work from playmaker Isco. Read More »

Celtics no match for James, Cavaliers in game one

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LeBron got into the lane whenever he wanted and the Celtics didn't have anyone capable of slowing him down. The Cavaliers led 30-19 after the first quarter and expanded the lead to 22 points (61-39) at the break. For his part, Thomas said there didn't need to be a lot of soul searching. Green is another player who can guard multiple positions and add length and athleticism to Boston's defense. Read More »

WannaCry ransomeware threat: Agencies on alert in Himachal Pradesh

This story doesn't feel too surprising. IT experts were working on these systems. There were also reports from Bengal that the virus had infected around 10 standalone computers in the offices of the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company in three blocks - Belda, Datan and Narayangarh in West Midnapore district. Read More »

Derby winner 4-5 favorite in Preakness

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The first official Preakness was won by Survivor with a 10 length cushion between him and second place. “Its got nothing to do with revenge because Always Dreaming did nothing wrong. Never one to ignore lessons learned, Pletcher is using his experience with Super Saver to guide Always Dreaming's preparation. Pimlico opened for racing on October 25, 1870. Read More »

Rising Pune Supergiant make their first IPL final

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Pune have no ready replacement available for Stokes and will either go with Australian batsman Usman Khawaja who hasn't played yet or New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson. "We have a couple of options (to replace) Stokes", said Smith, who is also the Australia captain. But he also went and join up with the South Africa team. Read More »

Always Dreaming shows his pre-Derby edge

Royal Mo didn't get into the 20-horse field for the Kentucky Derby, so Shirreffs had pointed him toward the Preakness, which is Saturday. The colt was taken to the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for treatment. Gunnevera: Failed to contend in the Derby after good showings in prior stakes. "The Derby victor is going to be hard to beat, but we're just going to take our chance, and hopefully he gets a good trip and likes the surface at Pimlico". Read More »

Wanted Tottenham ace admits 'anything can happen in future'

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West Ham United captain Mark Noble is to undergo surgery for a long-standing abdominal injury and will miss the last two Premier League games of the season, the club said yesterday. Join the Playing for 90 team! There's little question he can still hit the back of the net on a consistent basis, and he's in fantastic shape. And they nearly are good enough; they have a very well-rounded team but just lack that added bit of quality. Read More »