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Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup unclear on Arsenal future

Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup unclear on Arsenal future

Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". "Of course I think he'll stay", Ramsey told BBC Sport , as quoted by Goal . "I can't describe this", Ramsey gushed. Regardless of his decision, I think it was important for him to win this FA Cup . Read More

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French Open 2017: Odds Favor Nadal Over Djokovic & Murray

French Open 2017: Odds Favor Nadal Over Djokovic & Murray

Nadal will kick off his campaign against local favorite Benoit Paire , and is likely to face fifth-seeded Milos Raonic in the quarter-final if everything goes well in his way. Also, tennis fans could be treated to a Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic semi-final in less than two weeks. The men's draw served up an interesting path to the final for the 30-year-old, who could meet Djokovic in the semi-finals. Read More

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Absolutely perfect club emerges as frontrunners for Wayne Rooney's signature

Absolutely perfect club emerges as frontrunners for Wayne Rooney's signature

However, he is confident Rooney still has plenty to offer at the highest level despite speculation linking the attacker to lucrative moves to China or the United States. However, doubts persist regarding the England international's role at Old Trafford as his playing time was greatly reduced this season under Jose Mourinho and he admitted that his future was shrouded in uncertainty. Read More

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Shane Lowry right in contention at the BMW Championship

The Thai, a three-time victor on the European Tour , was out in 31, four-under par, and birdies at 12th and 13th moved him to six-under with four holes of his first round left before he dropped a shot at the par-three 14th. Ernie Els made his lastest course changes following criticism of his 2010 redesign. I knew there would be a little down spell but my game is still there and I look forward to a massive summer. Read More

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Penguins return to Stanley Cup final with Game 7 win over Senators

History will be made in the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals . PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins . A position the Penguins have become increasingly comfortable in under Sullivan . He's rather amazed by his front-line teammates, what they do, and how hard they push themselves, how they test the limits of their vast talents. Read More

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Duvall, Kivlehan Each Hit 2 homers, Reds Beat Phils 8-4

Duvall, Kivlehan Each Hit 2 homers, Reds Beat Phils 8-4

He was mobbed in between first and second base by his excited teammates, who emptied water bottles over his head. With dozens of friends and family members in the seats, Patrick Kivlehan was given an opportunity Sunday. The Reds, meanwhile, have scored at least four runs in nine consecutive games. The Phillies (17-30) have won just six of their past 27 games. "We have a great team", he said. Read More

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Celtics eliminated from Eastern finals by Cavaliers 135-102

Aside from a Game 3 upset after losing Thomas to a hip injury , the Celtics lost by margins of 13, 44, 13, and 33 points. And the Celtics, a team that without Thomas relies heavily on ball movement, timely cuts to the basket and the need to knock down open shots, simply failed to once again take advantage of the opportunities - and there weren't many - the Cavs afforded them. Read More

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Top seed Angelique Kerber beaten

Just getting to Roland Garros was an achievement in itself; everything else that came with it was just jam on top. "I had a few chances in the first set and also in the second set, and I didn't make it". In the process Kerber has become the first top seed in Open Era to crash out in the first round of the French Open . Kerber seemed to have the flawless start to the match when she prevailed in a tough marathon rally just on the first point, looking solid in her groundstrokes. Read More

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LeBron not ready to think about Warriors: 'It's too stressful'

LeBron not ready to think about Warriors: 'It's too stressful'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history. Watch a preview of the Cavaliers-Celtics Game Five - an elimination game for Boston - courtesy of NBA TV and featuring NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and eight-time All-Star Vince Carter, in the video below. Read More

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Kvitova to make return at French Open after attack

Kvitova to make return at French Open after attack

Kvitova feels joyful and happy, which are very different feelings than when in late December she hurt her finger and nerves of the left hand as she was upset by an aggressor at home. It was a hard time for me, of course. Suddenly I couldn't do what I love. Irrespective of the expectancy surrounding her return, in realistic terms, Kvitova is treating her playing the French Open as nothing but a preliminary step to lead onto the other important tournaments in the year. Read More

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David Griffin wants people to give Cavs 'no chance' against Warriors

Cleveland will play for the championship against the Golden State Warriors, the third successive season the two teams have met in the finals. Kevin Durant can score from anywhere, over anyone. Love, centre Tristan Thompson and their mix of wily veterans JR Smith, Iman Shumpert, Deron Williams , Richard Jefferson , Kyle Korver and Channing Frye make a compelling supporting cast and they will need to stand tall. Read More

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PGA Champions Tour 2017

The 59-year-old double-Masters champion shot an 8-under par 64 over the 7,068-yard undulating Greystone course in Birmingham, Alabama, mopping up an overnight two-stroke deficit for his second straight Regions Tradition title. "It's encouraging for me to see that even under pressure I can make some putts". Scott McCarron also shot a 67 and was two shots back, as was Vijay Singh . Read More

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Dumoulin in pink as Van Garderen wins Giro 18th stage

Dumoulin in pink as Van Garderen wins Giro 18th stage

At the front, Landa made his move relatively early on the final climb, and he quickly powered away from the leaders on his way to a well-deserved stage win. A series of attacks by Luis León Sánchez and Rui Costa splintered the lead group as they began the long climb to the finish but it was Landa's drive 10km from home which proved decisive. Read More

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Man United 'in talks' over £36m deal for Perisic

Man United 'in talks' over £36m deal for Perisic

This season Perisic has played in 53 games for club and country, scoring 15 goals and chipping in with eight assists. Ivan Perisic has chosen to join Manchester United , according to reports. He has an eye for goal, and could be a decent fit in Antonio Conte's system at Stamford Bridge. Unfortunately for Perisic, it doesn't look like he'll be around, but on a positive note it looks as though his form and quality have caught the attention of Jose Mourinho who wants to take him to Old ... Read More

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Celtics' Thomas: Surgery on hip not top option

James needed more games to rack up his 5,995 career playoff points, 212 to Jordan's 179.Jordan scored 5,987 in his postseason career in 179 games from 1985-2003. ON WHAT HE WANTS TO SEE FROM CELTICS IN FREE AGENCY: "We need the best possible player that's gonna help us win, and I'm with that". Irving said he was driven by the thought of the Cavs seeing their series lead vanish. Read More

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Vettel emulates Schumacher as Ferrari end Monaco jinx

It was the four-time F1 champion's third win of the season and 45th of his career, as well as Ferrari's first in Monaco since Michael Schumacher - Vettel's childhood idol - in 2001. The 2009 world champion started from the pits after McLaren made a decision to change his auto set-up after qualifying because he was starting from the back after engine penalties. Read More

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Vettel wins Monaco GP, Ricciardo third

Fans were hiding under umbrellas before last year's race , but shorts and sunglasses are the order of the day. "But this is one of the highlights of the season - to race at Monaco ". Anyone expecting whoops of delight, or excited chatter, would have been disappointed, however. As the German national anthem played, Vettel stood atop the podium with his eyes closed as he sang along. Read More

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Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500

It was Sato's second career IndyCar victory. Sato said he didn't worry about a repeat of that 2012 incident. "To come from a lap down to lead and have a chance to win here at Indy is a massive accomplishment for the whole team". But it was Sato , known as a fearless driver, that made the decisive pass. It was a race that featured a bit of everything, including several blown engines and a scary crash involving pole-sitter Scott Dixon . Read More

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Lebron James surpasses Jordan

While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year's meeting between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors will be the first trilogy in league history. Now he's four wins away from winning his first National Basketball Association championship. The Cavs will look to defend their title starting June 1 in Oakland, California. Read More

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Warriors strongly favored in Las Vegas over Cavs for NBA Finals

A massive defeat on Thursday night Game 5 would also leave the Celtics with the daunting principles of having to win the rest of the games to take the Eastern Conference Finals championship title - a almost impossible task against the Cleveland Cavaliers that since the four-time MVP LeBron James returned home to OH in 2014-15 season has a 33-4 playoff record against the Eastern Conference nemesis. Read More

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Trump says intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling'

Trump says intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling'

In a statement released after Trump arrived at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the president said he would seek an official review to stop leaks that he said posed a serious security threat. "We have had communications at the highest level of our government" about the leaks, Lukens said, according to the BBC . Hours later, The New York Times published photos of and information about the crime scene, citing "British authorities". Read More

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Chelsea star Eden Hazard set to sacrifice pay increase for incredible reason

Chelsea star Eden Hazard set to sacrifice pay increase for incredible reason

We have a couple of leaders - I try to be one on the pitch. "Then I will see". The Belgium worldwide is contracted to Chelsea until 2020 and says he has not begun talks with the club over a new contract yet . "The Champions League is definitely a goal for the club", he said. Hazard went on to find the back of the net 16 times in the Premier League , his best goal haul in England to date. Read More

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Lewis Hamilton buoyant after 'rawest fight' with Sebastian Vettel in Spain

The Force India duo of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon finished astern in fourth and fifth. The race started with Lewis Hamilton on pole, ahead of Sebastian Vettel , Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen . Indeed, it came within inches of ending in tears after Hamilton was forced off the circuit when he attempted to pass Vettel for the lead. Vettel had to struggle being behind the other Mercedes vehicle of Valtteri Bottas. Read More

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Ian Poulter to compete at PGA Championship

While there was some frustration at not being able to overhaul the leader it's still a far cry from three weeks ago when Poulter thought he may have lost his PGA Tour card. The juice was running, and he'd left himself nothing. I hit mine to about six feet. I've played good golf . Day, who lapped the field for a four-shot Players victory in 2016, finished at seven-over for the tournament. Read More

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Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals

In 2016, it looked like everything was going the Warriors' way. There were two firsts in last night's Eastern Conference championship game. But it all evaporated. Can Durant win his first? The Warriors have one, but their historic season unraveled a year ago when a combination of LeBron's utter dominance, Draymond Green's suspension, Andrew Bogut's injury (that one was underrated as an issue) all came together to snatch victory from their hands (and help cement LeBron'sa legacy). Read More

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PSG crowned in French Cup for record 11th time

PSG crowned in French Cup for record 11th time

It joins the League Cup in the PSG trophy cabinet and provides some more consolation for the capital side after a season that will be best remembered for their failures elsewhere. "He wants to keep working with us, he is happy with us, we are happy with him". A month on from the agent of star midfielder Thiago Motta declaring that Emery is nearly certain to stay, Qatari supremo Al-Khelaifi has gone one further by backing the ex-Sevilla boss to get things right next time around. Read More

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James breaks Jordan record as Cavs reach National Basketball Association finals

Irving played a key role in the Cavaliers running out to an 18-point halftime lead, then he and LeBron James tag-teamed their way to putting the game well out of reach in the third quarter. "I don't think I've ever had four fouls in a game before in the first half, so my rhythm is kind of broken and you've got to figure out ways you can still help the team, and my team-mates said be aggressive, be you", he said. Read More

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Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) looks to drive on Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland . "We knew that Friday [Game 2] was a disaster", said Stevens. And while James was criticized in some circles for not doing more, Celtics coach Brad Stevens was understandably cautious in his analysis. Read More

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Baseball Hall, Ozzie Smith, To Honor

Baseball Hall, Ozzie Smith, To Honor "The Simpsons"

At an "induction" ceremony Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y., the National Baseball Hall of Fame presented The Simpsons character Homer Simpson both a plaque and an eternal spot in baseball history. He gets kicked off the team for not cutting sideburns Burns imagines he has, yet mutters "I still like him better than Steinbrenner" as he trudges away. Read More

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