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Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's "spectacular" FA Cup win

The Gunners dominated the first half at Wembley , pulling ahead with a controversial goal from Alexis Sanchez in the fourth minute, reports Xinhua news agency. Money is good, but I'm grateful for what I have right now and I have other things to look forward to, like playing the next World Cup. Fabregas, who came on for Nemanja Matic in the 61st minute, was upset not to start the game against his former club but said he is still "here for whatever the team needs".

Suspended Frankfurt defender Varela hits back over tattoo

The area then became inflamed, meaning the Uruguayan put his participation in the crucial match in jeopardy. The 24-year-old was left shocked by Frankfurt's actions, though, and was keen to point out that other players also got tattoos before the match, yet he was the only one "nailed to the cross".

Cavaliers embrace their role as underdogs

The Warriors have not yet lost a game in the playoffs, sweeping through the Western Conference and entering the finals at 12-0, the first team in history to achieve such a distinction. "He saw Bron went out, and he wanted to put the team on his shoulders, on his back, and just let us ride him until LeBron got back", head coach Tyronn Lue said.

Arsene Wenger Announcement: Arsenal boss reveals when he will reveal decision

I just want to do well for the club. "It is not about popularity, it is about confidence". It was expected the 32-year-old would endure a torrid afternoon against the likes of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard , but instead he was at the top of the game, leading Wenger to single him out for individual praise in his post-match press conference.

Cavaliers back in NBA Finals for Warriors rematch

The Warriors are strong favorites, according to Las Vegas bookmakers. James is averaging 32.5 points per game in the 2016-17 Playoffs and has scored 30 or more in 11 of 13 games. Maybe, but as the teams gear up for Thursday night's series opener in Oakland, comments made by Warriors forward Draymond Green in October are reverberating around Cleveland .

Moses sent off as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup

He featured in 16 Conclusions . He added: "The last four or five games in the league Arsenal were playing well so we expected a hard game". And Mertesacker said that the more his ability is questioned the better he will become. Few were giving Arsenal a chance in the final even before Wenger was deprived of Koscielny because of suspension and Gabriel Paulista because of injury, with both center backs getting ruled out in that Everton game.

Isaiah Thomas Willing To Defer Extension To Help Boston In Free Agency

The 9.8 points he averaged in the fourth quarter earned him a nightly spot in highlights everywhere, a cool Game of Thrones-themed nickname and a seat at the table as a potential MVP candidate for a good stretch of the season. We're talking about LeBron James here and a Cavaliers team with some depth. Because of Green's string of technical and flagrant fouls, this particular incident resulted in him being suspended for Game 5 of the series.

Fernando Alonso calls Jenson Button at start of Monaco GP

Things were smoother in the afternoon, where he placed 12th, but the British driver got flustered by other drivers. And Button didn't take much care of the auto either, ending his return with a collision. "The most heartbreaking thing is, while every life is important, with mostly kids going to the concert, that's what hurts the most for everyone", he said.

Man United should snap up these 2 Tottenham stars this summer

A minute's silence was held before the game, which turned into applause, in honour of the 22 people killed and 64 injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande pop concert at the Manchester Arena the night before the team left for the final in Stockholm .

Francis Coquelin Wants Arsene Wenger to Stay After FA Cup Success

Victory delivered the Gunners a record 13th FA Cup triumph -- and an unbelievable and unique seventh win for veteran manager Arsene Wenger , who has suffered the slings and arrows of so much criticism this season. "The start was not good enough", the Italian said. Chelsea were left with ten players on the pitch after the 68th minute, and still hunting for a goal.

Perfection: 21 up, 21 strikeouts for high school pitcher

Nicole Webb of Manchester Township has the record for most strikeouts in a seven-inning game as she had 22 in 2003 due to a wild pitch after a strikeout. "She really held it together". Faieta almost did it another time, according to NorthJersey. Faieta might have realized what she was accomplishing before her coach.

Athletes encounter visa issues for Prefontaine

Her jump was the best in the world this year and a Hayward Field record. "I don't like to think like that, but it will be, my last", he said before his race. Patrick Tiernan moved to fourth on the Australian alltime list with a big personal best of 13:13.44 in a 5000m race won by British superstar Mo Farah .

Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar under investigation for possible slur

The benches emptied after the incident but no punches were thrown. Afterward, Pillar conceded to reporters that he was frustrated by his team's struggles, though he didn't mention what he said. He has six homers, 12 RBIs, an.854 OPS (on-base plus slugging) and has made several highlight-reel catches in the outfield. Unfortunately, on Wednesday night in Atlanta it appears that Pillar may have done something that could put a pretty big stain on his 2017 campaign.

Raikkonen, Vettel, Hamilton off to strong starts

He now has 104 points, 25 - or a race win - behind Vettel's 129. Raikkonen and Vettel made a flawless getaway from the grid to safeguard Ferrari's advantage heading into the first corner, with the pair immediately streaming clear of Valtteri Bottas in third.

Arsneal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup

He also scored the first goal, chesting (well, maybe) down a loose ball and charging into the Chelsea box, running by an offside Aaron Ramsey before flicking the ball with the outside of his boot beyond the despairing Courtois to give Arsenal the lead before the five minute mark.

Skeleton Key: How the Cavs can defeat the Warriors

Just don't try to tell them that. I don't think we're underdogs. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". We're not using that as an excuse. "If some kid or a group of kids from the West Coast or the East Coast or the Midwest or the South and everything in between, all around the world can look at me and say, 'Well, I made the extra pass because LeBron made the extra pass, ' or, 'I got a chase-down block and I didn't give up on the play because LeBron didn't give up, ' that would ...

Arsenal v Chelsea: Martin Keown makes bold FA Cup final prediction

He avoids surgery, ' Wenger said. "Mustafi, we still have some worries about", Wenger said. "Would it be a nice farewell?" Despite his absence, Arsenal still ended their Premier League season with a 3-1 home win, although results elsewhere meant they failed to qualify for Europe's lucrative Champions League .

Man Utd and Liverpool target Cesc Fabregas says he could leave Chelsea

Alexis Sanchez's early opener at Wembley was controversial, with referee Anthony Taylor consulting with his assistant before giving the goal, and Courtois insisted it should not have stood. "I could feel today that the trust of the team and of the coaching staff is vital in those moments when you struggle and when you are out". "We have a board meeting on Tuesday and I think Wednesday, Thursday it will all be clear".

Javier Mascherano out for six weeks, will miss Argentina vs Brazil clash

Barcelona confirmed their utility man will now need to go for tests to assess the full extent of the injuries, which leaves Argentina sweating as they look towards friendlies with Brazil and Singapore early next month. He left the field clutching his leg as he was carried off in pain - although he did return on crutches after the final whistle to lift the prize. Argentina doesn't play its next World Cup qualifier until it plays Uruguay on August 28.

Destiny 2 has no dedicated servers

Destiny 2 finally had its gameplay unveiling last night and while PC gamers did receive plenty of good news in the form of specific features and changes being made, there was a bit of disappointing news to go along with it. Each day the game is available to the majority of the current userbase and not to the growing PC community will exponentially drive a wedge in early-game appreciation of Destiny 2 .

Tigers crush Gamecocks, 11-0, en route to tournament final

LSU is off to the Southeastern Conference Tournament final. LSU (42-17), is set to play the victor of Florida and Arkansas in the tournament final at 2 p.m. LSU added two runs in the second inning and six in the third to lead 11-0 after three. LSU has won 11 straight games against SEC schools. Kramer Robertson also had three hits, including a homer and triple.

Neil Walker homers twice, knocks in four Mets runs

Neil Walker had one of his best offensive games over his two seasons with the Mets, hitting two home runs off Chad Kuhl and leading NY to an 8-1 win against the Pirates on Friday night. Everybody saw it. I guess it just wasn't really flying tonight. "It's just one of those things". Wasted were several outstanding defensive plays by Juan Lagares in center field, all made over a short span after he was double-switched into the game late as a defensive replacement for Curtis Granderson in ...

Mata praises ruthless Mourinho as finals streak continues

As well as a European trophy in Jose Mourinho's first season in charge, United also rescue Champions League football for next season with this win. We had a bit more possession after 15, 20 minutes or so. It was the biggest return yet on United's world-record £89.3 million ($115.8 million, 103.2 million euros) investment in Pogba, who celebrated by pointing to the sky.

Eight Manchester United stars feature in Europa League squad of the season

United fan favourite Ander Herrera, voted man of the match, echoed Pogba's words. Wayne Rooney made a brief appearance as a substitute with a minute left and the game won, being handed the captain's armband by Antonio Valencia on what could well be his farewell appearance for United.

Tigers put Kinsler on DL with hamstring strain

Jones gets the nod in center for Game 1 of the two-game set on Saturday. Kinsler has been playing through a hamstring injury, but he apparently injured it further during Friday's game. He also will be the first Tigers pitcher to make his major-league debut at the age of 30 since 1999. Leon spent the 2016 season in the Mexican League before signing as minor league free agent last winter.

UFC Fight Night 109 weigh-in video

Set for 1 a.m., Manila time, " UFC Fight Night 109 " will see the top two contenders in the division build on their respective wins previously and highlight their credentials anew to vie for the gold now held by Daniel "DC" Cormier. They already fought once so I doubt they are going to have a rematch, whoever wins that fight. The 30-year-old Gustafsson, fighting in front of his hometown crowd, said he has prepared hard for the fight at hand, making full use of the break he had by ...

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer

The victory means United have won every European club competition and will compete in next season's Champions League competition. "I think it would be special". We wanted to win a European final. In light of the club's success, Jose Mourinho is now in line for a reward from the Red Devils. "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice".

Injury-plagued Del Potro confirmed for French Open

If I am playing well, doesn't matter if you believe or you don't believe that I am one of the candidates or not. "Their level of tennis is quite fantastic". 1 ranking to Murray a year ago, has won only one of his last 11 tournaments. "Winning here was one of the most special feelings on the court, one of the highlights of my career".

Nicky Hayden dies from injuries after road accident

There was no immediate confirmation from his Red Bull Honda team or the hospital treating him. This is published unedited from the ANI feed . American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has been hit by a vehicle while out training on his bicycle, Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Ross Barkley: West Ham rival Tottenham for Everton star's signature

Everton and manager Ronald Koeman are preparing for his departure after he failed to sign a new contract by the end of the season. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are the sides rumoured to be leading the way for his signature, but the Daily Star reports that West Ham are prepared to rival the heavyweight duo.

Mike Brown Talks Steve Kerr's Possible NBA Finals Return, Facing Cavaliers

There were definite signs of progress on display throughout the 2016-17 Boston Celtics season. Yes, they exceeded most people's expectations. Cleveland's 4-1 series' win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

Thibaut Courtois had two gripes with Arsenal's opener, discusses Victor Moses

Wenger came under fire from sections of Arsenal's support during a Premier League campaign that concluded with his team failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Not just Wenger, but the Gunners legend Martin Keown went even further, saying that the final should be named after the BFG. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted his assistant referee before concluding, correctly, that Ramsey had not been interfering with play, but replays showed Sanchez had handled ...

David Luiz reveals pay cut and 'risky' return to Chelsea

For the moment, I don't know. Lampard continued: 'With the older players, you just want honesty from the manager and that is what has happened with John Terry - he laid it on the line early with John and that has really helped with his season'.

Dodt leads BMW PGA heading into final round

That gaffe cost her a top-10 finish. Wood made his Ryder Cup debut in Minnesota in September largely on the back of the biggest victory of his career in the European Tour's flagship event. Andrea Furst, a London-based mind guru, helped Team GB's women hockey team win gold in the Rio Olympics last summer and Dodt is hoping her calming words of wisdom can lead to more success with a different set of sticks.

Singh, Langer headed for final-round battle

The start was delayed 80 minutes because of overnight rain that saturated President Donald Trump's already-soft course on the shores of the Potomac River, about 25 miles from Washington. Over three days he's collected two pars and 10 birdies at the par 5s, but he downplayed the suggestion his length provided a huge advantage. Langer, a victor of two Masters as well as eight senior majors, shot a two-under par 70.