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Coutinho planning Champions League run with Liverpool


Arsene Wenger says his "professionalism or commitment" can not be questioned but that uncertainty over his future contributed to Arsenal failing to qualify for the UEFA Champions League . Wenger made it clear to the Arsenal board in January that he wanted to extend his 21-year stay at the club beyond the end of his current contract, which is due to expire next Wednesday. Read More »

LeBron's critics return after stinky Game 3 performance


Marcus Smart and the Celtics weren't ready to be put away just yet. He simply didn't try to take over late as the lead evaporated... which, despite his teammates shooting well from deep earlier on, wasn't what they needed as the Celtics stormed back and their own shooting went cold. Read More »

Manchester United claim first Europa League title


Pogba put on a sparkling display, and the game was basically over when the French midfielder (and world's current most expensive player ) opened up the scoring in the 18 minute. The teams have become fierce rivals in recent years, with Manchester City supplanting Manchester United as the most powerful team in the city . Read More »

Kyrie-markable: Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

LeBron James found himself in foul trouble , about as rare of an occurrence as the habitually incredulous Kevin Love agreeing with an official's call. "Again, sometimes I think that - I'll go look at it and see all the things that we did wrong, but I think it's more of a tip-your-hat kind of thing..." On Sunday, the Cavaliers blew a 16-point halftime lead, reminiscent of the team's 26-point collapse to Atlanta in mid-April. Read More »

Ellsbury leaves game after banging head into wall


While he remained in defensively for the rest of the frame, Aaron Hicks took over for him in center at the top of the second inning. The Yankees announced that Ellsbury has been diagnosed with a concussion and a sprained neck . Ellsbury left the game shortly after the collision. Medical personnel carried out the boy, who appeared to have a leg that was in a brace. The Yankees entered Wednesday in first place in the American League East with a record of 26-17. Read More »

Keylor Navas, Real Madrid clinch La Liga title in Spain

Zinedine Zidane's team secured its 33rd league title with a 2-0 win at Malaga with goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. Looking ahead to the June 3 showdown with Juve in Cardiff , where Madrid will look to be crowned European champions for the third time in four years, Ronaldo said: "We know it's going to be a very hard final but for now we need to enjoy to enjoy this, our first title in five years". Read More »

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke

The American, who also owns National Football League franchise Los Angeles Rams and MLS outfit Colorado Rapids, increased his shareholding at the Gunners to 67.05 per cent in May 2016 through his company Kroenke Sports Enterprise's purchase of 23 ordinary shares. Read More »

French driver in surgery after Indy crash

French driver Sebastien Bourdais , a victim of a spectacular accident on Saturday in qualifying for the 500-mile Indianapolis , left the operating theater, announced on Saturday night his wife Claire on Facebook. 29 McLaren Honda Andretti entry. Coyne will likely have to find a replacement driver for the May 28 race but may not have to make the decision before the second round of qualifying is held. Read More »

Watch Italian Open women's final live online and on TV


Svitolina has a chance to win her fourth title this season. Halep, who won the Madrid Open last week, needed treatment after going over on her right ankle in the second set as she hit a return from the baseline. The Australian moves up eight spots in the WTA rankings as a result, and now sits just one place behind her career-high of No.24, which she reached last October. Read More »

LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors


He's in the midst of one of the best postseason runs in modern National Basketball Association history. "At the end of the day it's for fun, not money", said Biyombo. We had to get grittier. It wasn't a rash decision that led to their most recent sweep, instead it was the impending result of last year's free agency when they allowed Biyombo to sign with the Orlando Magic. Read More »

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

Wilson and Watson's goals were the second each have scored this postseason, Aberg's was his first. Despite playing shorthanded, the 1st period was a draw with both teams failing to score on 10 shots. "Peter is such a great motivator", Fiddler said. "Getzlaf's comment in Thursday's game, particularly as directed to another individual on the ice, was inappropriately demeaning and disrespectful and crossed the line into behaviour that we deem unacceptable". Read More »

Monaco reject world record £130million bid for Kylian Mbappe


David Trezeguet who also played for Monaco made reference to the case of Antonio Martial who is now struggling at Manchester United after making the transfer to the English Premier league in 2016. "Our wish is to extend Mbappe's contract, that's a certainty". Monaco are set to field a number of big offers for players such as Djibril Sidibe, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Bernardo Silva, but look set to keep Mbappe unless something drastic happens in the next few months. Read More »

How Liverpool and Arsenal could face a top four play-off this season


Arsene Wenger's side will also hope to reel in Liverpool, who have 70 points from 36. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "The goal he (Sanchez) scored tonight shows what he's about: very good technique in a short space". Claude Puel's side are looking to finish in the top half of the top flight for the fourth season in a row, and if they achieve this then it will be for the first time in their history. Read More »

England star refuses to rule out Spurs departure


But he struggled at Spurs, scoring just seven league goals for Spurs in two seasons and 16 overall from 76 appearances - the majority of which came from the spot. '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'. "Third (in 2016), second (this year) and hopefully next season we'll be No. Read More »

Ian Foster: All Blacks face stern challenge in RWC pool

Pool B consists of the current World Cup holders New Zealand plus former champions South Africa and Conor O'Shea's Italy . The trio wil be joined by the top qualifier from the Americas section and the second-placed side in the Oceania qualification group, which is likely to be either the United States or Canada, and Samoa. Read More »

Bibiana Steinhaus to become Bundesliga's first female referee next season


Steinhaus will become the first female referee in the history of the Bundesliga when she officiates a match next season. It was simply a turbulent roller coaster ride of emotions. She has been a Federation Internationale de Football Association listed referee since 2005. Certainly I am under special observation - even through the media - at the beginning of the season. Read More »

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee


You've got to expect everything", Curry said . "He goes, 'Mike, I didn't know that was you, '" Brown recalled. We wish that he gets healthy. "We played an outstanding game for a half and a little bit". "Now the real challenge is going on the road and trying to get some wins". He made all 11 of his free throws. Popovich was left perplexed and downright disgusted that his team got dominated in such embarrassing fashion without Leonard, who re-injured his tender left ankle in Game 1 after ... Read More »

Kapil Dev Confident of Kohli Bouncing Back in the Champions Trophy


Find us on Facebook too! Cricket per se has remained the same in the last 20 years and at the same time, it has changed a lot in the way of thinking, temperament and playing. The Men in Blue are the defending champions of the ICC Champions Trophy which they won in the year 2013 after beating England by 5 runs in the final under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. Read More »