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Roma and Napoli keep title hopes alive

The win also delayed Juventus' title celebrations as it cut the lead between the two sides to one point, although Vecchia Signora could still seal the title with one game to spare with a win on Sunday. Roman "wolf" to the tranquility far away, the battle for a direct place in the Champions League is a " Napoli " serious, to lose position no team wants.

Kyrie Irving Put The Celtics In The Toilet

James scored 34 points to go with six assists in Game 4, recovering from a 11-point, 4-of-13 shooting night he endured in Cleveland's stunning Game 3 loss. "At the same time, we're trying to put ourselves in position to win each and every game". James, time and time again, has proven himself in the playoffs.

Arsenal deny Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup

A fourth minute goal from Alexis Sanchez and a pinpoint header from Ramsey in the 78th did not tell the whole story of Arsenal's high tempo 2-1 victory. Aaron Ramsey called on Arsene Wenger to extend his Arsenal reign after the Welsh midfielder fired his manager into the FA Cup record books.

LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract

Running back LeGarrette Blount has agreed to a one-year $2.8 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles . Beyond simply leaving arguably the greatest franchise, head coach and quarterback in the history of the sport, New England has always seemed to stabilize Blount.

Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi

But his winning run was brought to an end in the semi-finals in Rome last week by Austrian Dominic Thiem, with 20-year-old Alexander Zverev going on to become the youngest victor of a Masters event in a decade. Novak Djokovic's partnership with Andre Agassi actually started with a thank you phone call from the Serb. The Czech, twice a Wimbledon victor, suffered serious hand injuries when she was attacked by an intruder in her home.She is seeded 15th thanks to her protected ranking and ...

LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2

Asked what his best pitch was - fastball, curveball or changeup - Berrios said, "Strikes", before adding, "I used all three pitches". But all the things that we've asked him to do in terms of trying to help him find success at this level, he's been trying to address and it's showing up so far in his first couple of starts.

Arsene Wenger: "The lack of respect from some has been a disgrace"

The victory ends a disappointing league season on a high for Arsene Wenger , who has now won the FA Cup a record seven times as Arsenal boss. Will he stay or will he go? Colombia global Ospina has been Arsenal's regular cup goalkeeper since Cech joined from Stamford Bridge at the start of last season, but missed the semi-final win over Manchester City due to a back injury.

Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies

He threw a flawless game in the National League and also had a no-hitter in the American League - an unusual distinction - and also was the second pitcher ever to win at least 100 games and amass 1,000 strikeouts in each of American baseball's two major leagues.

Michael Owen warns Jose Mourinho: Man United must improve this

Jose Mourinho is finalising his summer transfer plans and is looking for quality over quantity as he looks to turn Manchester United into title contenders. A move to Everton would provide him a chance to play a starring role once again like he has done over the years for United . "Ask Ed Woodward. He knows since March who I want, what I want and how much I want", Mourinho told Sky Sports in Monaco, where he will be watching Sunday's Formula One race.

US motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden hit by car while cycling

A road vehicle collided with his bicycle, knocking Hayden off and smashing the windscreen of the auto in the process. The impact caused him to land on the hood and windshield of the vehicle. Nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi said, "Nicky is one of the best friends I've ever had in the paddock". On Wednesday the hospital said that Hayden had suffered multiple fractures and a cerebral edema, but were waiting until his condition had stabilised before carrying out any operations.

Jung Ho Kang Loses His Appeal on DUI Sentence

He was hoping that getting an appeal and overturning the sentence would help that, but the court ruled that the DUI sentence and the visa ruling weren't connected. The team weeks later put Kang on the restricted list as visa issues continued to delay him. Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has missed all of this season due to issues following his third arrest in South Korea for driving under the influence of alcohol .

United triumph for Manchester

Griezmann has a 100m euro release clause in his contract and the 26-year-old France worldwide said earlier this week that his chances of joining United were "six out of 10". "So now it's up to him and the owners". At some stage, Mourinho needs to take the handbrake off and allow his team of stars to express themselves more .

Wenger to give away FA Cup medal if Arsenal beat Chelsea

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: "We have a board meeting on Tuesday, and on Wednesday or Thursday it will all be very clear". He is expected to announce soon whether he will stay on for next season. Nevertheless, Chelsea had seemingly ensured the game would go to extra-time when Costa sent a deflected shot past Ospina in the 76th minute. Ramsey was left unmarked to meet Olivier Giroud's dinked pass by N'Golo Kante, who uncharacteristically failed to track the midfielder.

Nashville and Pittsburgh will play for the Stanley Cup

Maybe that made him the flawless person to score the double-overtime goal in the 3-2 Game 7 win against the Ottawa Senators , which gives the Penguins a chance to become the first team in 19 years to win back-to-back championships. But on their road to the Stanley Cup Finals , Nashville first beat those same Blackhawks in four straight games despite being a wild card entrant. The Predators are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power play opportunities.

Man United fans loved Josh Harrop's debut against Crystal Palace

Daley Blind has insisted that he wants to remain at Manchester United despite not yet holding talks over a new deal at the club. Joel Pereira and Scott McTominay are all the more determined to establish themselves in the Manchester United first team after full debuts to cherish .

LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Finals Is 'Too Stressful'

The series then shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 on June 7 and 9. "I don't care who you're playing, to make it to the NBA Finals , to win your conference finals, it's a big task", Brown said. The Finals don't start until June 1st. Just six other players have made it to at least that many in a row, and they all were part of the Celtics' dynasty, which spanned the 1950s into the 1960s.

Jose Mourinho gives big update on pursuit of Bernardo Silva

Ferguson said on Thursday that he was proud of United's performance after they beat Ajax Amsterdam 2-0 in Stockholm to win the Europa League trophy for the first time and qualify for next season's elite Champions League club competition. "This happened in Manchester but everywhere we need to have a united world to fight for peace and no more attacks and deaths please". "[Agents] don't have my number", Mourinho said.

Spike Lee deletes Instagram post saying Kaepernick signed with Seattle

In his caption, Lee said "big love shoutout" to Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll for signing Kaepernick. Nearly four days have now passed since the meeting with no news coming from anyone other than the director of the 2013 remake of Old Boy.

Packers new veteran tight end is man with a plan

Meanwhile, Bennett is now with his fifth team and coming off the Patriots' Super Bowl LI title, a triumph that revealed to him the reason behind all the blood, sweat, and tears required to succeed in this game. "Marvin Lewis called me, and he was kidding me", McCarthy recalled in an interview with ESPN Wisconsin's "Wilde & Tausch" last week, referring to the Cincinnati Bengals coach and McCarthy's old colleague at the University of Pittsburgh.

Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic chooses to join Manchester United

Perisic could be the first of a series of big name arrivals at United this summer, with Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann and Burnley defender Michael Keane also believed to be at the top of Mourinho's wanted list. The Croatian global has been one of the better performers for the Nerazzurri this season, with the 28-year-old scoring 10 goals and providing 10 assists in 41 appearances in all competitions.

Gopher Softball Eliminated After Seed Snub, Best Season In History

But against the likes of Littlejohn and Osorio, the Gophers batted just.130 combined and managed just seven hits - only one going for extra bases. Unfortunately the Gophers could not solve Alabama pitcher Sydney Littlejohn who gave up five hits but no earned runs to pick up her 17th victory the season.

Lions sign free agent RB Asiata

Asiata will definitely get a chance to make the team. "He's tough. He's a very good pass protector and he carries the ball". He split time between running back and fullback, taking over as the Vikings' primary starter in 2014 after Adrian Peterson was placed on the commissioner's exempt list amid allegations of child abuse.

Pablo Zabaleta relives favourite Manchester City moments after final home game

Those plans could include inviting the long-serving midfielder back to the club next season for a pre-match presentation. Pep Guardiola will end the Premier League campaign without a trophy for the first time as a coach. And he says he is proud to have played his part in City's huge transformation - particularly in the way they have been more successful than rivals Manchester United in recent years.

Rendon homers twice, Nats explode in 10-1 win over Mariners

Nats starter Tanner Roark went seven innings and allowed one run on eight hits with no walks and eight strikeouts. Roark's best outing in weeks, combined with another early offensive explosion against the Mariners, produced a 5-1 victory before a crowd of 29,223 that didn't have to sweat much for the second night in a row.

Tigers Option Sanchez To Triple-A Toledo After He Gives Consent

Since the 2013 season when he led the American League in ERA and home runs allowed per nine innings (giving up just nine in 182 innings), Sanchez has seen his ERA rise each season. He arrived in Detroit midway through the 2012 year from the Florida Marlins ahead of the team's run to the World Series and has not made 30 starts in a season since.

Philipsburg native Matt Adams homers in second game with Atlanta Braves

He slashed another single in the sixth inning, his third straight opposite-field knock. Over at SunTrust Park on Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves will be continuing their Major League Baseball series. Matt Kemp hit into a double play, but Matt Adams homered deep to right. An inning later, Adams brought Braves fans at SunTrust Park to their feet with a homer to right-center, scoring Brandon Phillips.

Serie A: Kean, 17, gives Juventus late win

A second-half substitute, Kean connected on a hard header following a free kick from Miralem Pjanic. Allegri's contract with Juventus expires after next season. With a sixth straight Serie A title wrapped up last week, Juventus concluded their league campaign with a dramatic comeback win. Since replacing Antonio Conte three years ago, Allegri has guided Juventus to three Serie A titles, three Italian Cups and two Champions League finals.

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen on pole at Monaco, Hamilton takes 14th spot

The good news for Ricciardo is there are similarities between 2016, when he surprised many to claim pole in Monaco , and this year. Button will return to the McLaren cockpit later on Thursday, before Monaco's traditional "rest day" tomorrow and qualifying on Saturday.

Kimi Raikkonen to start from pole at Monaco GP

It was nice, straightforward qualifying". "We know that pole is important at Monaco so we know what happens". They have won two races each and Bottas clinched the other. "Still, it felt very tricky in some places and it was very hard to get the lap together, as we saw with the issues had with that and traffic in Q2".

Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ LA Dodgers

What you need to know: The Cubs, having taken three of four from the visiting San Francisco Giants to conclude an impressive and encouraging 7-2 homestand, were no match for Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Alex Wood , who threw five dominant shutout innings to extend his scoreless streak to 25 1/3 innings.

Nashville will face Pittsburgh in Stanley Cup Final

Sidney Crosby had it going right from the start of Thursday's Eastern Conference final Game 7. The game was almost halfway through regulation before the Penguins scored the first goal off a two-on-one against Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson.

Chelsea: Title winners cancel parade plans

Arsene Wenger insists winning the FA Cup on Saturday would be a triumph for Arsenal's late-season resurgence and not the ideal end to his time at the club. It would be an important title for the Premier League champions who haven't won the league and FA Cup double since 2010. "If Arsenal try to just stop Eden, we have Diego Costa , Pedro, myself - all the ones up front can make the difference", he told the London Evening Standard.

Mumbai reach IPL final

In the Qualifier 1, Pune beat Mumbai by 20 runs making their place in the final. Mumbai finished the run chase by scoring 111 for four after losing three wickets quickly, including the in-form Parthiv Patel (14) and his opening partner Lendl Simmons (3).

Harrop enjoys sensational debut against Crystal Palace

At the end of a season in which Jose Mourinho's United have won the EFL Cup and come sixth in the Premier League , Wednesday's match is being billed as make-or-break for their 2016-17. Last year, United had six pre-season friendlies including the Community Shield against Leicester City, but as we saw during his time at Chelsea , Mourinho puts a huge emphasis on the quantity of games that his players play in pre-season.

Fernandinho admits 'something went wrong' for Manchester City this season

The games come thick and fast in the Premier League this week, as City play West Brom at the Etihad on Tuesday evening in search for another three points. Manchester City enjoyed a huge let-off in its quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League and Swansea City edged to within sight of survival with a crucial victory on Saturday [Sunday NZ Time].