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Why Arsenal could play Liverpool for final Champions League spot

Under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has constantly reiterated his side can not put a foot wrong in their remaining games, and they were solid enough to take home victory from the south coast to keep them in the hunt for Champions League qualification.

Sidney Crosby showed 'zero' concussion sign after fall

Across the bottom it reads: "Playoffs 1981 - Paid Hell To Get Here". But the exact wording of the concussion protocol makes the play not one for which a spotter would pull a player from action. "We take away the things we did really well tonight - which was getting pucks deep, blocking shots and getting pucks out when [the Penguins] were pinching - and take it into the next game, and improve on some other areas".

With Macron on board, Paris 2024 bid is 'ready right now'

Paris' sole rival Los Angeles have not yet confirmed who would be their appointment, although current chairman Casey Wasserman has previously said he would carry on if the American city is awarded the Games. "It is nearly impossible to go under 10 out of 10 [for both Paris and LA]". "With financial and political stability and support, we are ready right now", Hidalgo said.

Celtics players laugh at Draymond Green's 'dirty player' label on Kelly Olynyk

In those same four games John Wall has 20, 40, 24 and 27 points. Unlike their two losses in Boston, Washington didn't lose its large margin. Yet it was their tone-setting start that turned the game. While most fans agreed with that take, they couldn't help but point out the irony when he said, "I don't respect guys like that". "We can't respond that way".

Mike D'Antoni suggests James Harden may need more rest next season

San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol , right, dribbles as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Houston . Trevor Ariza paced Houston with 20 points, and Clint Capela had 15 points and 12 boards. With Nene out for the rest of the playoffs with a torn adductor muscle, robbing the Rockets of a physically imposing big who can score inside, D'Antoni could've expanded his ...

Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

The contest saw some great overtakes and manoeuvres, a spectacle the Formula 1 fan has been looking forward to in this new era in the sport. Starting from fourth and fifth, Kimi Raikkonen and 2016 race victor Max Verstappen came together when trying to squeeze around the first turn with Bottas alongside them.

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham win was ideal sendoff

We're not going to say that matches are not important. We had to do it. We had to do it because, if I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, Ibrahimovic, Tim Fosu-Mensah, if I have these guys, I can rotate, I can go for every match. "When you look at our points tally compared to last season, obviously we're disappointed losing out on the title but we are growing". Although City and fifth placed Arsenal both have a game in hand, Klopp's men will be guaranteed a Champions League berth if ...

Arsenal complete first summer signing with five-year deal claim Euro reports

As reported by Schalke journalist Raphael Wiesweg , Kolasinac has agreed to join Arsenal on a five-year deal. Kolasinac, who can play at left-back or as a left-winger, has been heavily linked with the Gunners over the past couple of months and it now appears that the move is set to come to fruition.

Senators topple Penguins in OT

No protesting came from the Ottawa side even if the puck went in before the whistle had blown. He posted the lowest point totals of his career, lower even than truncated 2012-13 season. That's the Stanley Cup champions. Just as captain Erik Karlsson embraced taking shorter shifts and blocking more shots, Ryan stopped cheating for offence.

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

Kawhi Leonard aggravated his left ankle injury and was forced to leave the game, and Golden State took advantage by completing a comeback from 25 points down to win the Western Conference finals opener. The Spurs' system is what it is, and Curry himself agreed after the game that even without Leonard, it stays the same. "Like on goal? No", Leonard said afterward.

Pyongyang claims successful missile launch

North Korean state media on Monday morning reported that the country had successfully test-fired a new type of medium-to-long range ballistic missile Sunday. Abe says "Japan is closely cooperating with the USA and South Korea and analyzing the situation as we firmly respond to the development". North Korea is not thought to be able yet to make a nuclear warhead small enough to mount on a long-range missile, though some outside analysts think they can arm shorter range missiles with warheads; ...

Biagini, Barney's blast lift Blue Jays to win over Rays

The Jays had the low-scoring part covered Saturday, getting a first-inning home run from Ezequiel Carrera and then no runs and only three hits the rest of the way. Happ, and Mat Latos being designated for assignment. He entered in the eighth for Steve Pearce and justified Gibbons' move by making a running catch of Dickerson's drive with one out in the inning.

Tottenham say goodbye to White Hart Lane with win over Man United

Supporters swarmed the field as the final whistle blew but eventually returned to their seats to watch 48 former Spurs players each come out to rapturous applauds. "Because if I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, Tim Fosu-Mensah, if I had these guys I can rotate, I can go for every match".

Nick Kyrgios finally gets a coach

In recent months, several retired players turned down offers to coach Kyrgios, who has developed a notorious reputation for throwing tantrums during games and letting his emotions get the better of him. NICK Kyrgios's long search for a tennis coach is closer to an end with a report that he will work part-time in Europe with Frenchman Sebastian Grosjean.

Sergio Garcia makes hole-in-one on iconic No

World number three Day, who missed the cut in his last event in New Orleans, tied the Stadium Course record here past year with an opening 63 and the Australian became the tournament's fifth wire-to-wire champion. Masters. "It feels more like a muscle strain so I'm going to get an MRI scan on Monday after the tournament and I might have to rest for a week or two".

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

And although he did birdie the ninth for the third day running, birdies on the 16th and 17th were cancelled out by bogeys on the 14th and 18th. "And my caddie just got excited every time I got it on the green". However, with blustery winds making scoring hard on Saturday, the 2008 champion surged up the leaderboard with a third round of 67 containing six birdies, three bogeys and an eagle.

Concussion spotter couldn't pull Sidney Crosby for hitting boards

Craig Anderson worked in only one of the half dozen games and he was chased by the Penguins after nearly 53 minutes of one encounter, giving up seven goals on 43 shots in the eventual 8-5 loss on December 5 at PPG Paints Arena . "I was just talking about it last night: Is this not the best rivalry in the game right now?" "We just kept going". "Certainly, to not recognize the experiences that this group has gone through and the success that that this group has enjoyed and how they've ...

Marcus Rashford Will Get Better Warns Jesse Lingard

He's going to fill out even more . Marcus Rashford: Did Man Utd star dive to win penalty v Swansea? But Lingard believes the way he responded with a goal against Celta Vigo shows that nothing can faze a player who has still only made 66 senior appearances.

Payton hopes for Max Unger return in Week 3 of preseason

Saints coach Sean Payton addressed Unger's situation during a session with the media on Saturday and confirmed that the team is looking to have Unger back ahead of September. So that's where he's at. Payton also discussed why Unger didn't have surgery closer to the end of last season. Payton added that the Saints could have made one of two decisions, which were largely influenced by Dr.

North Korea Is Accelerating Plan to Land Missiles in US

But if it was sacked at a standard trajectory, it would have a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles), experts said. "The test-fire aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications of the newly developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead", KCNA said.

Sens drop Pens in Game 1

The Senators stressed they weren't simply just happy to reach the NHL's final four for the first time in a decade. By the end they had outplayed the champs, and Ryan got to grin some more. Plays like that won't always be there and the key for the Penguins will be resisting frustration when they have to circle back and try again . Penguins skaters managed to block just 14 of Ottawa's 60 shot attempts, a signal that the Senators found lanes to get pucks through to the net or somewhere ...

Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

Bautista hit his three-run homer into the second deck for a 5-2 Toronto lead. Dyson tied the game when he led off the top of the seventh against Toronto reliever Dominic Leone with his first homer of the season. RHP Hisashi Iwakuma is expected to miss four to six weeks because of a sore shoulder. The Blue Jays open a four-game home-and-series with the Atlanta Braves on Monday.

Kawhi Leonard (ankle) expected to play Game 1 for Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs were saving Kawhi Leonard for Sunday. That said, would it have made a difference? The Spurs won a series and the Warriors won a series, back in 1991. The only piece they're likely to be missing is Steve Kerr, their ailing coach who isn't expected to return at the start of the series. The gut-feeling answer is a resounding "no".

Tottenham v Manchester United

The £89million midfielder did not travel with the squad for the game at White Hart Lane. So, it promises to be another stern test of United's credentials. Apart from him the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ashley Young, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are all injured. But this game is all about Tottenham for me, it's the last game at White Hart Lane and it should be a special atmosphere.

Avery Bradley Leads Balanced Celtics Scoring in Game 5 Win vs. Wizards

The Celtics, who are the top seeds in the East, won Game 5 in their series against Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. Bradley had 25 points in the first half - he'd never scored more than 25 total points in a playoff game - to give the Celtics a 67-51 lead at the half.

Jose Mourinho hilariously destroys Arsenal despite Man Utd defeat

United are four points off Manchester City and five off Liverpool, who have played a game more , while Arsenal leapfrogged them into fifth place with a win at Southampton on Wednesday. I left Highbury, they were crying. They were walking the streets with heads low. So finally today they sing, they wave their scarves. Mourinho made eight changes to the team that beat Celta Vigo in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final.

Arsenal manager Wenger says Gunners never lost character

And Wenger insists he has no concerns with calling on Bellerin as they look for their first win at Stoke since 2010. The player of course went off and people wondered if he had pulled his hamstring, something that would have kept him out for the rest of the season, but according to manager Arsene Wenger, he may be OK for the final, with fatigue cited as the main issue.

Alonso threatens to quit F1

But his race immediately went awry when a brush with Massa at the first corner sent him through the gravel and down to 11th. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his vehicle during the third practice session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017 .

Everton v Watford preview: Morgan Schneiderlin to return

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has said that he is "angry" at how many players he has unavailable due to injuries during the closing stages of the season. Everton have gone three matches without a win against Watford , having previously enjoyed nine successive victories in all competitions. It never happened (to us) before this season to lose four games in a row, but it has happened to other teams who are stronger, so this is normal in the Premier League.

East Finals Trip On Line As Wizards, Celtics Head To Game 7

The numbers weigh heavily in Boston's favor. Teams had been 0-10 during the 2017 playoffs. Monday's game will be the Washington franchise's first Game 7 appearance since 1979, a sharp contrast to the decades of postseason glory the Celtics have enjoyed.

Milbury, Jones pick Capitals to beat Penguins in Game 7

But we got a little confidence boost out of the last four periods". "I haven't been here forever but, one, I've never been in a Game 7", said Washington forward T.J. Oshie's line has a plus-15 shot attempt differential with two assists. The NHL's spotter was in contact, but because Crosby said he was okay, he was allowed to return to the ice.

Coutinho and Liverpool provide positive injury update

No, Emre Can, you haven't. The Reds, who have just three Premier League games remaining, are now three points clear of City and four ahead of United, while Arsenal trail Klopp's outfit by nine. Player ratingsWatford: Heurelho Gomes: 6, Daryl Janmaat: 6, Miguel Britos: 6, Sebastian Prodl: 6, Adrian Mariappa: 6, Nordin Amrabat: 7, Tom Cleverley: 6, Etienne Capoue: 7, Abdoulaye Doucoure: 6, M'Baye Niang: 6, Troy Deeney: 6.

'Most important match' comments fuelled United desire, says Mourinho

Mourinho has prioritised winning Europe's secondary club competition, which guarantees a place in next season's Champions League, in his debut season at Old Trafford. "If he doesn't do has he failed?" He stressed that he is not branding this match against Tottenham as not important but feels the Europa League just slightly more important as they will be able to play in the Champions League next year if they win.

Gujarat Lions beat Kings Eleven Punjab by six wickets

Amla went to 50 off 35 balls, and along with Marsh, set the flawless platform for his side with a 125-run partnership. They need to play out of their skin if they want to get past Mumbai Indians. Stung by two wickets in quick succession, the visitors, who were 61/1 at the end of the first six overs, could not get going in the next four managing just 18 with Manish Pandey joining Lynn at the crease.

Alexis Sanchez goes off injured v Stoke

In the last five years, no Premier League team has a better record in April and May than Arsenal . Both Arsenal and Liverpool have two games remaining and are level on goal difference at +29 with the Gunners a goal ahead. The striker appeared to punch the ball into the net from Marko Arnautivic's cross but the goal was allowed. Gabriel Jesus doubled City's lead from the penalty spot, with Shinji Okazaki halving the deficit by hooking a stunning volley into the top-right ...