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Play as long as you can - Terry reveals Lampard, Carragher advice

The moment was forecast on social media beforehand by the Chelsea fanzine editor, leading to questions as to whether it could have swayed betting patterns. However, despite concerns about the legality of both teams agreeing to this, the Premier League are understood to be relaxed about Terry's departure.

Pablo Zabaleta proud of Manchester City career

He's been key to City winning two Premier League titles, two League Cups and an FA Cup - but Zabaleta has proven to be so much more than a brilliant footballer. Toure charged into open space and finished between the goalkeeper's legs. "When they got the third you are sitting there thinking we are staring down the barrel here at a hatful of goals, but the lads really showed a lot of character the last 20-25 minutes".

Mourinho making a mistake with Pogba at Man Utd - Henry

Despite his apparent problems, Pogba came through 44 minutes of United's 2-0 win against Palace on Sunday before being withdrawn for Michael Carrick. "It was always going to be hard for Paul Pogba", Henry wrote for Sky Sports . Henry added: "Are they entertaining?" The quartet performed impressively on what could have been a long afternoon for much-changed United given Palace boss Sam Allardyce ignored Mourinho's plea to go "slow" with a strong line-up at Old Trafford .

Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations

The Vertical first reported the Magic's hiring of Weltman. The Raptors have made four consecutive playoff appearances. Rob Hennigan was sacked April 13 after five losing seasons. The pair has always been connected - Weltman, who has spent decades in National Basketball Association front offices, once hired Ujiri, giving him an early chance, and Ujiri made him his first hire upon ascending to the top job with the Raptors, luring him away from the Bucks .

LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

The Celtics came into the contest missing star player Isaiah Thomas, who is out for the remainder of the post-season because of a hip injury, and aware that the Cavaliers had lost just one home game to an Eastern team in the playoffs since 2015.

Gregorius, Gardner and Carter homer, Yankees beat Royals 4-2

Didi Gregorius celebrates with Aaron Judge after his two-run homer gives the Yankees the lead. Meanwhile, the Yankees are 9-2 in their last 11 Tuesday games, and 1-3 in their last 14 games versus a left-handed starter. At this point, the Royal catcher had seen the whole arsenal - six sliders, three fastballs and two changeups, and throughout the whole encounter Pineda had a recurring thought: "down, down" - do not elevate a ball to the Royals' leading home-run hitter.

Legacies on the line in this latest Penguins-Capitals Game 7 clash

During the first period of the Pens' 5-2 loss in Game 6, Crosby was slow to get up after going into the boards following an entanglement with Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and defenceman John Carlson . Ready for playoff hockey? I'm not out here saying the Penguins or Sullivan or Crosby did or didn't do anything, just suggesting that it might be a good idea to get on the same page.

Nicky Hayden 'extremely critical' after cycling accident in Italy

He was over there to race in the World Superbike championship on Sunday. 35 year old Hayden, was hit by a vehicle while riding a bicycle near the beach town of Riccione, three days after racing in Italy's Imola track for the Superbike World Championship.

LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

We wish he could be here, but we understand. "He always has", Brad Stevens said of Smart. Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and Kevin Love had 28 for the Cleveland Cavaliers. "We decided were going to go out and play hard, swinging". "You obviously hear people saying that it's all about how you respond, and we don't feel like people believed in us and counted us out", Bradley said.

Bradley's game-winning three pointer on the buzzer completes Boston's stunning comeback

Horford had been 0-14 in his playoff career against teams featuring LeBron James, including 0-12 during his days with the Atlanta Hawks. That's one of the reasons why if he goes through a funk at some time in March, shoot yourself out of it, and we believe in you, and let it fly.

Police Say 19 Killed in Blast at Grande

Earlier, the police said they conducted a " precautionary controlled explosion ", and the item they had been concerned about turned out to be abandoned clothing and not a suspicious item. The audience is believed to have included many children. My 2 daughters caught up in the Manchester explosion at the arena. A representative of Grande's U.S.

Jose Mourinho makes swift exit after Manchester United beat Crystal Palace

I am in a final now'. He also appeared for his post-match media conference during the players' lap of honour when most journalists were still outside, promptly walking out when he did not receive any questions. Christian Benteke headed against the post after the interval as Palace ended the season in 14th place. "They came second in their league by a point, we missed out on the top four".

NTR's Royal Look from Jai Lava Kusa

The makers of "Jai Lava Kusa" delighted their fans with two posters of the film. The upcoming Telugu film is touted to be one of the most challenging films in Jr NTR's career. Actor Duniya Vijay will essay the role of villain in the movie. The film features Nivetha Thomas and Raashi Khanna in the lead roles. The film also stars Nanditha Raj in another interesting role.

Oliver Anderson fined for fixing tennis match

When Anderson was charged in January, only days before the Australian Open, it sent shockwaves through the tennis world. The court heard Anderson, the 2016 Australian Open junior victor, was approached a few days before the match by a friend who asked if he would drop the first set, broadcaster ABC reported.

Golden State Warriors sweep San Antonio Spurs, advance to NBA Finals

The win was Golden State's 12th straight of this year's National Basketball Association playoffs and they have yet to drop a game through three series so far. ET on ESPN. Pau Gasol came off the bench Saturday night, with a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds) in 21 minutes, and he is also in line for more action in a do-or-die Game 4 for San Antonio .

Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

Panik hit his first career leadoff homer and doubled twice, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 6-4 victory against the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and San Francisco Giants both entered Monday with their own sets of problems after a memorable division series between them previous year.

Watford must hire English-speaking manager, says Gomes

Four of City's goals arrived before half-time, with Sergio Aguero bagging a brace, and sympathy for the former Napoli and Inter boss was in short supply in the stands. "We apologise for some of our mistakes, we can't just blame the manager". "I gave everything this year, we all gave everything". He said: "I always believe in respecting the thoughts of other people, but I wish that the fans were informed of what happened during the season".

British police say 19 dead, 50 injured in Manchester 'terrorist incident'

A senior White House official told NBC News that President Donald Trump, who is on a visit to Jerusalem, had been briefed. British authorities are focusing on the attack as a possible suicide bombing, according to a USA law enforcement official briefed on the matter.

Predators win in OT

What's next: The Ducks will host Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Friday night against the Nashville Predators . Andrew Cogliano also scored and John Gibson made 23 saves for the Ducks, who had lost five consecutive Game 7s.

Non-MVP LeBron James and his Cavaliers crush Celtics in Boston

He was the MVP of the 2017 NBA All-Star game and finished in the top 10 in scoring the last two seasons. "It's nearly like when Jordan was playing, he could have won it every year but they wanted to give it to somebody else", Smith said.

Gianni Infantino vows to fight racist "idiots"

You should not be scared of anybody, you are strong, you should say whatever you want to say". This is really a big deal. Do you think racism should be more heavily punished? "Countries are taking a lot of people they aren't used to". "The sanctions that will have a telling impact are points deductions, long-term stadium bans for fans engaging in racist behaviour and criminal prosecution for them as well".

Italian Open win allows Sharapova to qualify for Wimbledon

It's taken Sharapova just seven matches to break into the top 200, which is the cut-off point for qualifying, with the Russian winning five of those contests. A tough opening game of the second set saw Sharapova display some tough mental skills as she prevailed in the nervy service game, carrying the momentum over from the first set.

Leicester City, West Bromwich Albion keen on Ben Gibson?

Middlesbrough are reportedly keen to keep hold of a player who was recently called up to the England squad, but Gibson has recently acknowledged that he needs to remain in the top flight to remain in contention with the Three Lions. "I feel like I've done well personally", Gibson added. "He's had a wonderful season as a player in a disappointing season for the club, and I have no doubt that Ben will play the majority of his career in the Premier League".

Tampa Bay signs first-round draft pick O.J. Howard

Howard to a standard first round pick four year deal with an option for year five. So, in addition to a nasty one-two punch at receiver, the Bucs can really get creative with Howard and Brate, too. That shouldn't be hard to do. Howard took the batting practice as he and other Buccaneers rookies were invited to the game by the Rays. Howard is expected to join Evans in a potent Buccaneer offense that has added a significant amount of firepower this offseason.

Stuttgart wins German 2nd division to return to Bundesliga

Matthias Zimmermann's thunderous drive just past the half-hour mark steadied the nerves for Hannes Wolf's side, while a second-half brace from Simon Terodde and Daniel Ginczek's late strike secured victory for Stuttgart . Langarak has been an ever-present figure for Stuttgart this season, playing every minute of every league game. The 28-year-old was never first-choice goalkeeper at Dortmund, meaning next season represents a significant opportunity for him in the Bundesliga.

What's next for Millsap, Hawks?

During Atlanta's first-round loss to the Washington Wizards, Millsap was the team's best player, averaging 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Millsap is widely regarded as the best free agent available at his position. While Budenholzer and Millsap seem to want this marriage to last, there is reason to believe it might not be so simple. If a team is willing to shell out max money-upwards of $30 million for each of the next four seasons-Millsap could be on his way out of Atlanta.

Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

Those words from Charles Dickens seem to fit perfectly to describe the Cleveland Cavaliers' performance against the top-seeded Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena Sunday night. "He's got to be aggressive, get downhill, play like he's been playing, play confident", Smith said. For what he does, what he brings, it's not enough.

Sissons hat-trick as Nashville sink Ducks to reach National Hockey League finals

They kept it, in spite of being badly outshot by the Anaheim Ducks. Nashville advanced despite a depleted roster in Game 6, overcoming physical shortcomings with the relentless nature that drove it past the Chicago Blackhawks in the opening round and the St.

Ben Stokes wants more England team-mates in IPL

The England all-rounder was named the IPL's most valuable player after a revelatory debut season for Rising Pune Supergiant, making good on an eye-catching £1.7million price tag. "We are just going to try to do what we have been doing over that last two years which is to go out there and perform to the best of our capabilities and always want to be on the front foot", he added.

Cavaliers sweep Raptors, make National Basketball Association playoff history

In 2017, the Raptors' dominos started to fall with Biyombo's departure. "We gained something that goes way beyond basketball". "They're a hell of a team for a reason". LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers like the taste of blood. Does keeping Serge Ibaka (another unrestricted free agent) and playing him at center raise the Raptors' ceiling? "The more you have, your team becomes deadlier".

Real Madrid secure La Liga and set sights on retaining Champions League

Ronaldo continued his remarkable run of form, scoring his 25th league goal of the season in the second minute at La Rosaleda to take his tally to 14 in his last nine games in all competitions. "The players? They're spectacular, it's to everyone's credit but especially the players who have fought, the message has been that everyone's important here and everyone's been the key to our success".

WTA respond to Maria Sharapova's wildcard snub for Roland Garros

For the moment the one certainty is that Sharapova hasn't earned automatic entry into the main draw at Wimbledon. It was much the same reception as she got in Stuttgart, Germany, her first tournament back. "I apologize for having to withdraw from my match today with a left thigh injury", she said. "I want to thank the organisers for giving me the opportunity to play in this special event again".

Arsene Wenger reveals title chances were ruined by mystery event in December

The pressure was mounting on Jurgen Klopp's side with Manchester City and Arsenal winning until Georginio Wijnaldum struck in first-half stoppage time to ease the tension. Sergio Aguero scored twice, after Vincent Kompany's opener, with Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus also getting on the scoresheet. Congratulations to Chelsea and to Tottenham, but we are so glad to be third.

Coach Harbaugh helps deliver calf on IN farm

But we'll have to assume there wasn't anything in his Fairlife contract about helping to deliver a calf. Harbaugh - a well-documented milk-lover - toured Fair Oaks Farms , and helped welcome a baby calf while he was there.

Crystal Palace & Newcastle transfer target Heaton happy at Burnley

But he is more interested in building on a promising campaign at Turf Moor and ensuring his side continue to establish themselves as a top-flight force. "The first job is complete, to achieve what everyone wanted and stay in the league, so let's see if we can finish well and see where it takes us". "It's not just about the money, it's about us finishing as high up the Premier League table as we can and it's a big challenge.