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Wenger to extend stay at Arsenal by two years

The fallout amongst Arsenal supporters from the decision to keep Wenger on should prove entertaining for outsiders looking in, but many Gunners fans themselves will be tearing their hair out at the prospect of a further two seasons under the current longest serving manager in the Premier League. Read More »

Angels star Trout has torn thumb ligament, surgery possible


Trout, 25, was scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Shin on Monday evening to determine a course of action. Now, sadly, the baseball world will need to wait to determine whether Trout was simply playing the best baseball of his life for those two months or whether he's now playing the best baseball of anyone's life. Read More »

Takuma Sato wins Indy 500


The decision rankled some in Formula One , but Alonso a two-time victor at Monaco, had no regrets. His reputation in F1 was fast but erratic, and to some extent that has remained true throughout his eight-year career in America. Sato said he didn't know he would win the race with three laps remaining running side-by-side with Castroneves . Jones won the 2016 Indy Lights championship that included the Freedom 100 win on the IMS oval. Read More »

Tomic dumped out of French Open


In the third Thiem broke in the third game and Tomic had no answer for the young Austrian. "He killed me from the start". "I tried something different but no chance today". Angelique Kerber is the first women's No. 1 seed to lose in the French Open's first round in the Open era. Cutting a troubled figure on court a world away from the feisty baseliner who last season battled her way to two grand slam titles, Kerber lacked the pace and power to trouble her fellow left-hander. Read More »

Champions League final roof closed for safety reasons


Although Real Madrid have won the Champions League more often than any other club (11) and are the Spanish League record holders (33 times), they have only once managed to win both in the same year. The lads have achieved this for everyone and we'll go there with greater belief in our ability than we had two years ago. "He's done an extraordinary job, he started from scratch this season and is proving how good a coach he's becoming", Ronaldo told reporters. Read More »

LeBron James says Warriors are one of his biggest challenges


I would say I've gotten a little bit better, that's why I'm here talking to you right now, but you can probably tell I'm not sitting here happy-go-lucky". Kerr has battled migraines and nausea and has visibly looked to be in great pain when he coached through his ailments and Kerr says he's still feeling those effects even if he is getting closer to a return. Read More »

Milwaukee Brewers activate Junior Guerra, officially DL Ryan Braun


Greinke holds a special place in Brewers history, coming to Milwaukee in a trade in 2011 and leading the franchise to its first National League Championship Series since 1982. Lamb then drove in an insurance run with an RBI double, to make it 4-2. Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chase Anderson (57) is doused by Orlando Arcia, right, at the end of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks , Saturday, May 27, 2017 , in Milwaukee . Read More »

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

The Celtics never led in any of the games in Boston , trailing by as many as 50 in Game 2 and 39 on Thursday night before both teams emptied their benches. James also had eight rebounds and eight assists on Thursday night. "I feel good about our chances", James said. "Obviously we didn't want go down". Read More »

James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

Added Bradley: "Sky's the limit if we're able to keep the core guys together". A young team with its core signed, salary cap space and the No. 1 overall pick in next month's draft, the Celtics have a chance to add a maximum contract player as a free agent and another potential star in the draft. Read More »

Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

In 1921 and '22, the New York Giants beat the New York Yankees in the World Series, with the Yankees winning in '23. But then he added this: "OK, maybe a slight preference for Cleveland ". "I'll take LeBron James , absolutely", said Laimbeer on The Rematch podcast ."You can't double-team, he's too big, he powers through everything". Read More »

Arsenal deny Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup


From the outset there was friction when Costa claimed a bad back prevented him from participating in some of the long pattern-of-play exercises in pre-season. And yet Arsenal still ended the campaign with a cup victory that Wenger puts on a par with his last EPL success in the unbeaten 2003-04 season. "The best presentation is to watch the game", he said. Read More »

Petra Kvitova included in French Open draw after recovering from stabbing

I'm really happy the dream comes true. Although it was a clean cut injury and only two fingers suffered digital nerve damage, all five fingers were injured - meaning that no finger was able to help the injured ones. Doctors had said at the time the "best-case scenario" was that Kvitova could be playing tennis again within six months. "I think this is hard", Kerber said. Read More »

Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma


And I can no longer slip back in". After the game, Totti read a letter to the fans, including: "I'm afraid". Ramos, almost a decade younger than Totti at 31, says that the famous one club man had the ability to play for any other big club of the day. Read More »

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Cleveland has the No. 1 offensive efficiency in the playoffs with 120.7 points per 100 possessions; Golden State has the No. 2 at 115.8. The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the postseason as losers of four straight games . The Warriors are a seven-point favorite in the opener. The Warriors continue to score points in bunches. Golden State will practice again Saturday then take Sunday as its last off day ahead of Thursday's Game 1 at Oracle Arena. Read More »

Bautista hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Rangers 3-1

He now has 17 singles, 16 doubles and four home runs this season. In April, Bautista hit.178 with one homer and there was talk that the 36-year-old's glory days were over. It was Smoaks 11th homer of the season, leading all Jays. "He crushed it, which sucked obviously", said Estrada. Choo hit his fifth homer on Estrada's first pitch of the game. Read More »

Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans


Brook seriously faded in the ninth round and looked to be on the brink of defeat a round later when he was knocked down, but he somehow fought his way back and was arguably on top when the bell went. Spence took the initiative early with single jabs and it was soon apparent that his speed would cause Brook problems. Spence Jr arrives in England with a reputation as one of the most exciting fighters around at 147lb. Read More »

Long Shot 'Cloud Computing' Wins Preakness In Huge Upset

The dream of another Triple Crown victor has again gone by the wayside, and there are no assurances that Always Dreaming or Cloud Computing will go to NY to compete in the Belmont Stakes June 10. He began urging Classic Empire on through the stretch with wide arm motions and a few leaps interspersed. But Cloud Computing triumphed in the end, earning about US$800,000 for its owners in so doing. Read More »

Wenger - FA cup final won't be my last game

It's about us winning the trophy and giving absolutely everything to achieve it". Chelsea have won this competition seven times and looking for their eighth with the last one coming in a 2-1 win against Liverpool during the 2011/2012 season. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

He didn't actually win a hard-court title earlier this year. These changes have combined to produce 17 consecutive wins on clay this year, bringing him his 10th titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona and fifth in Madrid . If he comes through that, he is seeded to face Pablo Cuevas , the No. 22 seed, in the third round, with Nishikori, who has been battling a wrist injury, his seeded opponent in the last 16. Read More »