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Arsene Wenger suggests Arsenal future to be announced in midweek

The Blues laughed at the back-three, thinking it would probably be a cakewalk to a double-winning season, but it was Arsenal who had the last laugh. Shortly after, Arsenal received a major boost. "Getting into the stadium took a bit longer than usual because there were extra checks", said Chelsea fan Mike Dean, from the Channel Islands.

Boston Celtics mock draft 2.0: Officially eliminated edition

When Kevin Love whipped out his phone to take a selfie, King James even paused mid-sentence (addressing the "beast of a matchup we got next round" aka the rematch with the Golden State Warriors ) to smile. It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated - that's all". They were done by the end of the third quarter in Thursday's Game 5, but they still scored or assisted on 34 of the team's 38 baskets while in the game.

Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight Ferrari

However, the shock of the evening was reserved for Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton , who will start the race in 13th spot after finishing qualifying in 14th spot. "It feels like a mystery". "They'll cross examine both cars to understand if there's anything different". "As I said, it's been fantastic for the team, but I am not totally happy with my performance today".

'Devastated' Hamilton seeks answers to tyre mystery

Raikkonen, obediently, reminded reporters that both men raced for the same team - Ferrari. Hamilton admitted Mercedes was still struggling to understand the behaviour of the tyres, saying: "It's a very, very odd thing, because I did the same thing as I do always when I leave the garage".

Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies at 85

The second one, on Father's Day of 1964, was a ideal game, as Bunning's Phillies blanked the New York Mets. A fiery competitor who was known for a no-nonsense style both on the mound and in the political arena, Bunning was a product of the 1960s era of baseball when pitchers were imposing and intimidating.

LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well. He watched Game 5 in street clothes. Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . For James, the Finals are an annual rite.

How Zidane and Ronaldo led Madrid to Spanish league title

Zinedine Zidane's transformation of Real Madrid from crisis club to champions has been rooted not in the glamour of relying purely on "Galactico" talent, but fostering a team spirit and never say die attitude. "It is a big moment for the coach, and even more for the group". "Playing (in the Champions League final) would be a dream come true, but what truly matters is the team, we have all fought really hard to reach the final".

Mourinho: "Griezmann? Ask Ed Woodward"

Having criticised his backline all season long, it is expected that Mourinho will bring in wholesale defensive recruits over the summer as he looks to make more of a mark on the Premier League title race in his second season at the helm. And now he is determined to escape football at least for a few weeks as he recharges his batteries following a tough first year in charge of United.

It Really Happened! Mick Jagger Tweeted In Support Of Mumbai Indians

Rohit feels that is important to get the combinations right at the early stages of the tournament and that all three MI titles have been special for him. "To have him throughout the season is fantastic". We just wanted to make it hard by not giving him (Smith) pace. "We thought we can defend, we have the bowlers".

Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash

On Monday, the hospital released a statement confirming the former MotoGP world champion's death. Hayden suffered "severe polytrauma" - multiple traumatic injuries - after a collision with a vehicle, the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena confirmed .

FC Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique's last game

The Basques were roared on by the more enthusiastic support at a far from full Vicente Calderon in its last competitive fixture before Atletico Madrid move home next season. Lionel Messi broke the deadlock in the 30th minute with his usual out of the box curler before Theo Hernandez levelled for Alaves three minutes later via a handsome free kick.

James breaks Jordan record as Cavs reach NBA finals

Cleveland Cavaliers set up their third straight NBA Finals appearance against Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over Boston Celtics . Other than Avery Bradley (23 points on 10-for-20 shooting), it's hard to find another Boston player that showed up for the decisive contest. In a series full of blowouts, the Cavs triumph in Game 5 of the ECF was also another win for TNT.

Brooklyn Nets: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results are painful to see

The timing was flawless for the Celtics, as Brooklyn finished with the worst record in the league. WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - The Boston Celtics have a No. It gives them the flexibility to make moves and guarantees them another shot at selecting a future All-Star, especially considering they have no second-round pick in this year's draft and no first-rounder in 2018.

Jose Mourinho Defiant After Ajax Criticism For Manchester United Approach

Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 in Stockholm on Wednesday to win the Europa League for the first time. His shopping list of potential signings is already in the hands of United vice chairman Ed Woodward, with Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann likely at the top of it.

Mike Trout: Trout hits 16th homer in win over Marlins

Dan Straily (3-3) gave up three runs in 5 1/3 innings and won his second start in a row. Ramirez got him to chase a first-pitch breaking ball out of the zone, and it would only take one more pitch for Ramirez to get out of the jam. Marlins manager Don Mattingly was clearly disappointed in Gordon. Trout entered this season with a career batting average (.306) in line with Hank Aaron, an on-base percentage (.405) that topped Rickey Henderson, a slugging percentage (.557) comparable to ...

Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Silva in turn admitted that the prospect of working alongside Pep Guardiola was a big factor in his decision. With both teams in next years Champions League and both have spaces for regular first team football, it could come down to who Mendy chooses to play for next season.

Young talent could surprise at French Open

He is 17-1 this year on his favorite surface, the only blemish a quarterfinal loss to hard-hitting Austrian Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of Rome. Like many tennis observers, Blake is "definitely surprised" to find Nadal the strong favorite at this stage of his career. "But I wouldn't say that the younger players, they didn't make it".

Per Mertesacker may start FA Cup final for Arsenal

Fellow studio guest Martin Keown added: "I know the guy, he is a good guy and he didn't want to cause any malice". "That's all I care about, it's not all about me". "Alexis needs to go through some tests", Wenger said. Laurent Koscielny is also out suspended and Shkodran Mustafi is struggling with illness, meaning Per Mertesacker may be called upon to make his first start in nearly 13 months.

Spain: police arrest 5 Barca ultras before Copa final

It was at Alaves on February 11 when Vidal injured his leg after a sliding challenge from Theo Hernandez . Messi opened the scoring in Barca's 3-1 win over Alaves in Saturday's final to finish the season with 54 goals in all competitions.

Swansea City's Premier League survival confirmed following Hull City's relegation

The victory for Palace, who only needed a draw to preserve their Premier League status, means Sam Allardyce maintains his remarkable record of never having been relegated from the top-flight. You start to win or lose a season ahead one year in advance. "The most important thing is for the club to understand what they did in a bad way, to prepare".

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal future is decided

Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". It's united and the way we play suits our players. "We all know the negative talks around the club and it can't have been a nice place to be but Arsene Wenger looks like a young kid there and it's nice to see because he has been under a lot of pressure".

Sebastian Vettel tops Monaco GP practice as Lewis Hamilton struggles

Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat. The 32-year-old is now in his fifth campaign with Mercedes - a relationship which has yielded an incredible 34 victories and two championships - but one that has not passed without controversy.

Aaron Ramsey praises Arsene Wenger, says 'hopefully he'll be here next season'

The title comes at a critical time for Wenger , with opposition to his 20-year reign in north London stronger than ever. The absences of the suspended Laurent Koscielny , the injured Gabriel and the concussed Shkodran Mustafi brought club captain Per Mertesacker into Arsenal's back three for his first start of the season.

Rooney: I have lots of offers

The 31-year old is Manchester United's highest ever goalscorer and has won every trophy on offer with the club. Speaking to BT Sport , Pogba said: "We know that things like this are very sad, all over the world: in Manchester , in London and in Paris, too".

Rooney 'a very important player' - Mourinho

The start was important and after the goals we controlled the game. With that kind of run, one expected the team to be contending for the title but not this one, for they had as many as 12 draws. "We have a lot of big talents and we hope to be able to hold on to them". However, over on Irish television, a recent critic of the team's performances, and particularly the tactical approach of their manager, wasn't impressed.

Moses sent off following dive in FA Cup final

Antonio Conte has already surpassed expectations in his first year as Chelsea manager and a victory in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal would complete arguably the greatest season in the club's history. "We will be thinking about all the people who died and were injured". "We know this team has suffered". They showed strength, unity and we played spectacular football here again today.

Piers Morgan reacts to Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea on Twitter

But after he produced another scintillating performance for the Gunners against Chelsea at Wembley , scoring the opening goal against the champions, it is clear that Arsenal quite simply can not allow Sanchez to leave this summer. The Wales global credited Wenger's decision to switch to a new system, using a back three, as they won their last six games of the season in all competitions to end the campaign on a high.

Steven Gerrard sends message to Arsenal fans about Arsene Wenger

Whatever the future holds for Wenger, he said the current Arsenal team can look forward with optimism. Honestly, the goal after three minutes should have been disallowed because there is a clear handball but our start wasn't good. Chelsea players complained in vain to referee Anthony Taylor claiming an offside as the ball had hit Sanchez arm after a move by Aaron Ramsey . Despite Victor Moses' dismissal for simulation, Diego Costa's effort seemed destined to set up a grandstand ...

Arsenal wins FA Cup after upset victory over Chelsea

Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later. "They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today". Am I the right man to lead this club further and that's it? "I love this competition and I love playing here".

Aaron Ramsey wins FA Cup for Arsenal

Arsenal players celebrating with the FA Cup trophy. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey earned Arsenal a shock but fully deserved victory at Wembley . Chelsea team manager Antonio Conte stands on the sideline during the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017 .

Per Mertesacker: 'I didn't feel any pressure in FA Cup final'

The Wenger debate has divided the club's supporters this season , creating what Wenger describes as a "hostile" environment which has effected his players. Wenger said: 'We showed a lot of strength'. Much of it is small adjustments, and what it comes down to is communication, giving others information so everyone knows what they are doing.

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win third FA Cup in four seasons

I'm happy for the manager. "Hopefully, he'll be there next season". The England worldwide said: "The manager is his own man and he makes his own decision and the board will make the right decision". "But we'll know more next week [after his meeting with the board]". So it was against all expectations that the centre-back emerged as the towering foundation of Arsenal's 2-1 triumph at Wembley.

Rio Ferdinand sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho impact

Manchester United put on huge pressure after the opening whistle on the Dutch side, who nearly gifted their opponents a lead one minute into the game. Manchester United players dedicated their Europa League success to the victims of Monday's terror attack. Jose Mourinho celebrates by kissing the Europa League trophy.Pogba added: "Then we would be in the Super Cup against them?" Pushed on whether he had decided what to do, the United captain said with a smile: "More or less, yeah".

Chelsea forget to wear black armbands during FA Cup final

We've finished with the FA Cup so it has to be successful. "If the club wants to sell me, they know where I want to go". "I don't think I can answer that question", Wenger said , "at the moment". "That's what makes me so proud, and if I am still here next season I will have the same attitude". Chelsea team manager Antonio Conte stands on the sideline during the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London , Saturday, May 27, ...

Chelsea Cancel Premier League Title Parade After Manchester Arena Bombing

The Holland worldwide has emerged as one of the Premier League's most-wanted defenders after shining since his move to the south coast from Celtic in 2015. Conte also spoke about bringing his family to England in the summer after reiterating his desire to stay with the newly crowned Premier League champions during his press conference.