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Olivier Giroud: 'We will keep fighting'

Giroud, 30, scored twice in Arsenal's victory at the Bet365 and has joked that he will be a Hammers fan for the day. And a fine Arsenal move then saw them grab the lead as Hector Bellerin ran on to Francis Coquelin's through-ball and delivered a cross that Giroud met with a tap-in.

West Brom to investigate crowd trouble in Chelsea clash

West Brom want to negotiate a fee with Leeds to avoid the possibility of an unexpected bill down the line and it has been reported that they have offered £3.5million for the player. Manchester City can put themselves in pole position for automatic Champions League qualification when they welcome West Brom to the Etihad Stadium for Tuesday's Premier League clash.

All Blacks to play South Africa in RWC pool

Defending champion New Zealand and South Africa , victor in 1995 and 2007, have been set against each other in Pool B . Should the Wallabies advance from Pool D , they will face the runners-up from Pool D - most likely France or Argentina and possibly England .

Russian GP: 'He's always complaining' - Massa laughs off Vettel radio rant

Hamilton, who also bemoaned an overheating engine in a number of fractious radio messages with his Mercedes team, limped home a bruising 36 seconds behind Bottas. Before the race, Bottas had faced questions over whether Mercedes would order him to let Hamilton through in order to boost the British driver's title chances against Vettel.

Mauricio Pochettino proud to be part of Tottenham's White Hart Lane farewell

This was the flawless send-off. With stars of yesteryear waiting in the wings it was Kane, the spearhead of the modern-day vintage, who cleverly flicked home a wicked Eriksen free-kick moments into the second period - the 23-year-old's maiden goal against United.

Kim keeps cool, wins Players

Kim, 21, kept a clean card to the end for a 3-under 69 to become the youngest champion in the 44-year history of the biggest tournament this side of the majors. As tough as the Players Stadium Course played, his best chance was waiting for Kim to make a mistake, just like so many other players. He only got into the tournament a few weeks ago when the PGA Tour realized a clerical oversight regarding his return from a foot injury past year.

Kompany: People want to see Pep 'fail'

The numbers don't lie, though, we have created so many chances but haven't scored enough. Against Everton we lost 4-0 and they had four chances. "So we are better than all the teams in the Premier League, home and away, even the next champions Chelsea - we created more chances against them at home and at Stamford Bridge".

Matt Harvey apologizes to Mets, explains why he didn't show up Saturday

After missing a turn in the rotation, the right-hander is slated to make his next start at Milwaukee on Friday night when NY begins a six-game road trip. With Harvey now back on the Mets' active roster, the club has optioned left-handed relief pitcher Josh Smoker to Triple-A Las Vegas. Mets: Hot-hitting LF Michael Conforto didn't start to rest his tight hamstring for two days in a row, including Thursday's off day.

Kawhi Leonard Tweaks Ankle Twice, Can He Hold Up This Series?

Sunday in Oakland, Calif.? A decade later, both are still searching for their first NBA Title. The Spurs can not panic if they drop a game or have an off night. San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Start? Those are all if though, so why will the Warriors win this series? Popovich lost to good friend and old pupil Mike Brown , filling in as Warriors acting coach for the ailing Steve Kerr - who played for Popovich.

Quintin Wilson Commits To Kentucky

Rivals has him pegged as the fifth-best center in the 2018 class in addition to being the 20th-best prospect from Ohio. The newest United Kingdom commit is 6 foot 3 and 290 pounds and plays for Walnut Hills in the Queen City. The continued strategy to shore up the offensive line seems to be in effect with Wilson's commitment. He is raw, physical, versatile, plays hard, and has plenty of room for development.

Hustle is the key to Wizards playing better at home

Their 2017 playoff low was 103 - in their Game 5 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the first round. The Wizards have been one of the best home court teams all season and have gone 5-0 at home in the playoffs. Wednesday marked only the third time Bradley has scored 20 or more points in a playoff game. Bill Belichick is elusive when it comes to the media, but it's not out of the ordinary to see him and other members of the New England Patriots at Celtics games.

Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators - 5/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Even in uncharted territory for this franchise, the Predators are still rolling through the Stanley Cup playoffs with their distinct combination of smash and flash. From autumn to spring, both home and away, slow starts have been a regular theme over the past two seasons for the Ducks, who have relied to an extraordinary degree on their veteran ability to rally when it really matters.

Nadal joins Murray in Barcelona semi-finals

The Spaniard has made the flawless start to the clay-court season and will aim for a 10th French Open next month after also claiming his 10th title at the Monte Carlo Masters last week. The only thing that Nadal has never done on clay is win all three Masters 1000 tournaments on clay in the same year. But the third seed claimed the first break of serve to win the opening set and did not look back, repelling all Thiem's firepower in the second set and forcing the Austrian to overhit.

Hulk denies punch, says 'I like Chinese people'

Hulk, who joined SIPG from Zenit St Petersburg in an Asian record deal worth 55 million euros ($60.47 million) in June previous year, allegedly punched Guizhou Zhicheng assistant coach Yu Ming at halftime during his side's 3-0 win. "Hulk has strong skills, but he can not be here and despise Chinese people", he told journalists. "We argued with him and he punched our assistant coach Yu Ming and caused him to fall to the ground", he said.

Mourinho's 'decline' concerns Manchester United fans

The Arsenal boss has been under intense scrutiny lately, with between 50 and 100 fans walking to the Emirates Sunday carrying signs asking for his removal. The World Cup-winning former Brazil global told Omnisport: "I hope the best can happen, for him and for the club". The42 is on Instagram! "It doesn't make a difference for me if you play with three at the back or four", the Swiss said.

Lions' Warburton should sit out domestic fixtures - Gatland

Northampton Saints or Connacht await the victor of that match but Gatland would prefer Warburton - who is recovering from a knee injury - to be omitted from coach Danny Wilson's plans. Eleven players joined up with the squad four years ago to provide injury cover, and Gatland has admitted that he has a list drawn up of players who can provide such relief this time around.

Federation Internationale de Football Association probe Paul Pogba's world-record £89million Manchester United transfer

The book claimed that Pogba earns around £165,000-a-week and will receive a £3.4m loyalty payment each year starting from 2018. A recently trending book in Germany, " The Football Leaks: The Dirty Business of Football ", has reported the huge fees and broke down the deal in different process.

Jose Mourinho sends honest message to Man United fans

The boys gave everything they had. We had a fantastic record of 25 matches. "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", Mourinho said. It would be incredible. Jose Mourinho's men now lie sixth in the Premier League table with three matches remaining. "And hopefully nobody will complain, because we have a final three days later".

Is Gianluigi Donnarumma headed to the Premier League?

The Sun claims that Donnarumma, who is also a reported target for Manchester United, has only one year left on his current Milan contract and has told friends he is moving to the Premier League. Given his physique and vigilant goalkeeping skills, the young keeper is seen as the ideal replacement for Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon in the national team once he retires.

Utah Jazz: Takeaways from Game 3 loss to Golden State Warriors

The best part of the pair's reaction is easily Curry's face popping up like a teacher had called him out for sleeping in class. That style, however, doesn't always suit the playoffs, but in their 102-91 win over the Utah Jazz in Game 3 of the second round series, the Warriors proved they can adapt and play out of their comfort zone.

Holger Badstuber thanks fans after 15 years at Bayern Munich

For 15 years I have breathed and lived this club with its values. Sky Deutschland has claimed that the midfielder will sign for Bayern this summer, but Heidel said the talk is just pure speculation. "It was clear from the start that following his loan spell with Schalke, Holger Badstuber would look for a new experience, probably overseas", Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said.

Will give my best in Champions Trophy, says Mohammed Shami

Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Kedar Jadhav , Manish Pandey , MS Dhoni , Yuvraj Singh , Ravindra Jadeja , Hardik Pandya , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Umesh Yadav , Jasprit Bumrah , Ajinkya Rahane , Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami.

Last-lap pass helps Ricky Stenhouse Jr. get his first Cup victory

Keselowski 3 times for 31 laps; K. Harvick 3 times for 15 laps; R. Stenhouse Jr. Stenhouse Jr. leads the field to green. Eventual race victor Ricky Stenhouse Jr . A few years of disappointing results have served to obscure what a talented prospect Stenhouse was considered to be upon first entering the Cup Series.

5 big questions ahead of the Spurs-Warriors Western Conference finals

James does not diminish Cleveland's strong start in eliminating in and Toronto, saying, "It's rewarding when you can advance. It's got to do with the way one individual conducts himself and that's embarrassing", the coach said. "You have that third player (Durant) who is definitely one of the top three players in this league, that can go get his own shot at any time", Lue said.

The incredible title winning record of Chelsea boss Conte

Conte has rejuvenated Chelsea , champions under Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 before finishing 10th last term. "We've picked up", Pulis told wba.co.uk. They are 10 points clear on top with just three games remain for the second placed Tottenham.

Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points

Alonso stole the plaudits on Saturday for dragging the underpowered McLaren-Honda into Q3 and qualifying seventh, but his race unravelled at the start when he was pushed onto the gravel by Felipe Massa. But even if we'd gone through, with the speed we have in the straights, sooner or later we'd drop down the order. "Your rivals prepare it little by little and at one point it's impossible to defend or impossible to attack".

Sturridge pleased to do his bit on Liverpool return

Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool's players to remain focused in their final push for Champions League qualification. West Ham caved in after the break and Coutinho twice weaved his way through to make it 3-0 before Origi tapped in a late fourth.

Isaiah Thomas lambasts Draymond Green for calling Kelly Olynyk 'dirty'

That was Celtics coach Brad Stevens' instructions to the team yesterday morning as they reviewed game film from Sunday's embarrassing 121-102 loss to the Washington Wizards in Game 4 of the second-round playoff series. So I think that has to change. "We have to focus on playing good basketball". "It's about playing for each other and we've been doing that all year".

U-17 WC ticket to cost less than Rs 50 per match

Javier Ceppi, tournament director of the Local Organising Committee for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup India 2017, addressed the media on Sunday at the Hyatt Regency, Salt Lake to discuss the progress of preparations and on the upcoming Ticketing Launch.

Mariners fall to red-hot Blue Jays 7-2

Travis didn't move off third until Mariners catcher Carlos Ruiz threw to second to try to catch Maile. It was bombs away for the Blue Jays' big gunners Jose Bautista and Kendrys Morales on Saturday afternoon at the Rogers Centre. With Pillars three hits on Saturday, which included a double in his 1,500th career at-bat in the majors during the fifth inning, he now has five games with three hits or more this season.

Ashwin in India's Champions Trophy squad

Manish Pandey: Pandey, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders, has been selected as an extra batsman. He is also now placed second in the leading run-scorer list of the IPL. It was surprising that Suresh Raina was not included in the 15 member squad . MS Dhoni has recently nocked few significant innings in ongoing IPL while playing for his franchise RPS.

Spurs sign off at the Lane with United triumph

Martial had been one of United's best players during the match and he was clearly gutted when the full time whistle came, as he slumped forward and placed his hands on his knees. United almost hit back in the 12th minute but Wayne Rooney steered his header over the crossbar from a corner. "The start in the second half was brilliant - we played really good football and we were more direct", Klopp said.

Pochettino: today is my favorite memory of White Hart Lane

In contrast to Liverpool's jubilation and Tottenham's celebratory send-off, there was only misery for Hull as they were relegated after a 4-0 thrashing at Crystal Palace. In the 53rd minute Kane had a chance to score his second goal but fired off target after cutting inside. Rooney reduced the arrears in the 71st minute, prodding in Martial s low cross and giving United their first goal in an away game against another member of the top six this season at the fifth and final attempt.

Mets suspend pitcher Matt Harvey for 3 days

Harvey can appeal the suspension, which removes Harvey from the 25-man roster. "You have to take the entire club into perspective", Collins said. Sure, the promise is still there and he should have plenty left in the tank, but what team is going to take a chance and offer him big money in 2018? Noah Syndergaard won't even be throwing for the next six weeks, and right now the Mets don't look like a playoff team.

NHL Playoff Capsules: Penguins take 3-1 series lead on Washington

His brain foggy. His immediate future uncertain. Malkin does, though, have extensive regular-season experience playing without Crosby in the lineup, and he tends to take his game to another level when that is the case. • NOTES: Pittsburgh improved to 5-4 in the playoffs without Crosby during his career. Matt Murray, Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby are all out. This, however, is something different.