Arsene Wenger: 'I will never match Alex Ferguson reign'

Wenger's current contract is set to expire at the end of the season, although the 67-year-old is thought to be on the brink of signing a new two-year deal. "He did extremely well and what he did [with] 26 years is absolutely exceptional because you look at what happens in the game, usually average life expectancy of a manager is 18 months, so our total is quite unusual".

Conte: Chelsea must improve the squad

They had started their FA Cup final against Premier League champions Chelsea as clear underdogs, after a disappointing season, finishing fifth and missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's almost 21 years in charge.

Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash

Courtois asserted that the goal should have been disallowed as Sanchez had committed a handball and his fellow Arsenal forward Aaron Ramsey, who was interfering with play, was in an offside position. "They gained momentum after that and they dominated". "They scored and it made it very hard because we were exhausted, the pitch is big and they have good passers of the ball".

Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

All this time Brown never wanted the money he earned by beating Lue in a shooting contest when the Cavaliers coach was an National Basketball Association newcomer, yet Golden State's acting coach - who spent two stints leading Cleveland - joked how Lue can surely afford it these days.

Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

Certain drivers winning the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" would inevitably produce bigger and more interesting storylines than others. While Formula One drivers are safely cloistered from fans, with the exception of the A-listers who stroll the paddock stopping by team hospitality suites to snack on caviar and sip Champagne, in IndyCar they are constantly in the public eye.

Sebastian Vettel denies Ferrari had team orders

Raikkonen was left less than impressed with his team's strategy which led to Vettel overtaking him in the pit stops, showing his frustrations during the podium ceremony. Vettel led the field away on the restart and quickly opened up a lead, with Raikkonen for close company. Devote and at the chicane after the tunnel, both requiring co-operation - this was hardly welcome news for those hoping for something other than a processional contest decided by pit stops or reliability.

Takuma Sato edges past Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500

Bourdais used crutches to get around the famed speedway before the Indy 500 . At the end of a long, bloody battle that sliced numerous favorites from the race and saw a whopping 35 lead changes, veteran IndyCar driver Takuma Sato grabbed the honor of dousing himself in milk at the 2017 Indianapolis 500 , battling off rival Helio Castroneves in the final minutes of the race to grab a victory few saw coming at the start of the day.

Clemson one of 16 NCAA baseball regional host sites

Five other ACC programs were chosen to host games - North Carolina, Louisville, Florida State, Wake Forest and Clemson. The Pac 12 has two host teams, the Big 12 has two, and three conferences have one: the Big West, Conference USA and the American Conference.

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter's top Five career moments

NY came right back in the bottom half , starting against Will Harris (1-1). "I'm not comparing it to the last couple of seasons, you know how I feel about that". The piece is accompanied by a video in which Jeter and other New Yorkers recite the essay. Jeter, along with former teammates Jason Giambi, Eric Chavez, Alfonso Soriano and Bobby Abreu, will be eligible for the Hall in 2020.

Quintana snatches Giro lead from Dumoulin

He and Landa broke away at the front to battle it out, and it looked as though it would be the Team Sky man to emerge victorious, only for Van Garderen to produce one final push and just edge out his rival. Not long after Pinot made a move out of the group, in a solo attempt to claw back more time in pursuit of the final podium. "I made a mistake at the start and in the finale I tried to limit my losses and did that well", he said.

Japanese Announcers Go Wild For Takuma Sato's Indy 500 Win

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 , holding off three-time race victor Helio Castroneves over the final hectic laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "But he wants to win the triple crown and I don't think he necessarily thought he'd add the second one to his belt first time out". "Definitely, yes", Alonso said .

Red Sox's Price set for 2017 debut vs

The team says he'll be on a 90-pitch limit on Monday. "To do what I did in both of my rehab outings, I don't think you can do that if you're not healthy". David Holmberg will oppose Boston's David Price , and Renteria said he was hoping for five innings from the 25-year-old lefty. Sale was traded to Boston in December for a haul of prospects, including second baseman Yoan Moncada , who is rated as the top among his peers in minor-league baseball, and pitcher Michael Kopech .

Crystal Palace survive, Hull relegated from Premier League

It wasn't to be. Hull struggled to recover from gifting Wilfried Zaha a third-minute goal, and will return to the Championship next season after this defeat left them four points from safety with only one fixture to play. The Tigers, who have now either suffered relegation or enjoyed promotion in four of the last five seasons, join fellow north east outfits Sunderland and Middlesbrough in dropping down to the Championship.

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd

Jesse Lingard says Manchester United did not meet their preseason targets to win the Premier League title or finish inside the top four but he believes their form this season showed they "we're capable of anything". "Now is for him to work". United eventually finished sixth - 24 points behind champions Chelsea - but in winning the EFL Cup and Europa League they have ended the season with two pieces of silverware and ensured Champions League qualification.

Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

With track position imperative and overtaking virtually impossible at this most narrow and twisty of circuits, Ferrari's decision to call Raikkonen in before Vettel raised more than a few eyebrows. 'There is no point dwelling on the fact that you can not afford it. 'It is not like we came here unprepared. "We have to work collectively as a team more than ever before to beat the Ferraris in the constructors' (championship)".

Indy win helps 'correct' risky 2012 move - Sato

Sato, who entered the race with one IndyCar victory on his resume, claimed the series' biggest prize and in the process denied Castroneves a record-equalling fourth Indy 500 win and a place in the Brickyard's most exclusive club. "Unbelievable feeling", said Sato, who went winless in seven seasons in Formula One before jumping to IndyCar. NASCAR wraps things up Sunday night with one of its biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Cardinals place 2B Wong (left elbow strain) on DL

DeJong was selected by the Cardinals in the 4th round (131st overall) of the 2015 amateur draft. He is batting.294 with a team-high 11 home runs (fifth in the Pacific Coast League) and 31 RBIs in 46 games with Memphis this season. Greg Garcia and Jhonny Peralta will get more playing time with Wong out, and call-up Paul DeJong is also an option. May. With this move, which required DeJong to be added to the Cardinals' 40-man, the roster is now full.

FA Cup final build-up and team news ahead of Wembley showdown

I think that this goal (should have been) disallowed because there is a clear handball". Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London previous year, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the English league this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th.

Sato holds off Castroneves to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Instead of heartbreak at the Brickyard, Sato found the finish line and Victory Lane as he won the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday with a sharp drive in a race that saw a spectacular crash and numerous yellow flags. Twice Formula One world champion Alonso , who skipped the Monaco Grand Prix to make his IndyCar debut, led for 27 laps and looked ready to earn a fairytale victory until he suffered a familiar fate when his Honda engine expired with 21 laps to go.

Spence loss hard to take - Brook

Brook had a metal plate inserted into his face following the Golovkin defeat and is set to go under the surgeon's knife once more, while it seems unlikely he will box again this year. "Kell now needs a break with his partner and kids". I got caught in the seventh in the eye and it felt the same as against Golovkin. "I went up to middleweight in my last fight, I put a lot of muscle on and it was so hard to get to welterweight".

Sato becomes first Japanese to win Indy 500

The margin of victory was 0.2011 seconds and it was a sweet win for Sato after he crashed while trying to beat Dario Franchitti on the final lap of the 2012 race. The two-time F1 champion eased himself into the race, playing it safe as he initially dropped back a few places inside the opening 10 laps . It never seemed to spread the team too thin, and the main issue facing Andretti Autosport was the reliability of its Honda engines.

Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

Sato made a bold move on the 196th lap, and that allowed him to pass three-time victor Helio Castroneves to take the lead. Sato , who started from the second row, beat Castroneves by two-tenths of a second. Despite dropping back again, Alonso was looking well-placed to challenge before his race was prematurely ended with him holding the fastest average lap time.

Bernardo Silva: Manchester City set to complete £43m deal for Monaco midfielder

The 22-year-old reportedly flew in to Manchester on Thursday and will undergo a medical examination at City's Etihad Campus on Friday, according to Goal . The attacking midfielder joined Benfica as an eight-year-old and eventually progressed through the youth system before he made his debut for Benfica B in the second tier of Portuguese football in 2013.

Watch as minor league game offers up strangest strikeout of season

The hilarious result of the pitch was overshadowed by the ruling of the home-plate umpire after Fuentes made a decision to take a random (sarcastic?) swing as the ball continued to roll down toward home plate. The catcher calmly retrieved Burns' feeble throw and tagged Fuentes for the inning's final out, completing what has to be one of the worst strikeouts in baseball history.

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Last year, it was with rookie Alexander Rossi . “Being second again sucks, being so close to getting my fourth, ” Castroneves said. "I couldn't do what he was doing (on the closing laps)", Castroneves said. Josef Newgarden also spun, but continued. Concerns of a failure had been raised earlier in the 500-mile event when teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay's engine gave way on Lap 140.

Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas to push win streak to four games

MLS top scorer Nemanja Nikolic opened the scoring for Chicago Fire in the 3rd minute with a close finish. In typical fashion Accam latched unto a diagonal pass from Johan Kappelhof before shaking off his marker and firing hard and low to restore Fire's lead in the 9th minute against Dallas FC.

Derek Daly interviews four-time Indy 500 victor A.J. Foyt

But the focus became more intense in the lead-up to the biggest race of the season. Dixon won the pole for the 101st running of the Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway IN with an average speed of 232.164 miles per hour and he told reporters afterward that he hoped this pole would not be as bad an omen as 2015's, according to Fox.59.

Japan's Takuma Sato Wins Indianapolis 500

Without their support, obviously I can not be here today. Kerber, who replaced Williams atop the WTA rankings this month, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation.

French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return

Normal service appeared to have been resumed, however, when the seven-time grand slam victor broke quickly back and went on to win the first set. "I wanted to come back not just to play, but of course I still do have my goals", said Kvitova.

Real Madrid name suspended Nacho in squad ahead of appeal result

And the Portugal star gave coach Zidane the thumbs up for his effective management of a squad which he believes has a good blend of youth and experience. Malaga vs Real Madrid will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 3 at 6.55pm on Sunday, May 21. "We know it will be a hard game, but we are going to try and play at 100 percent to win it".

Sato wins Indy 500

Two-time victor Juan Pablo Montoya was sixth. The 35-year-old Alonso led 27 laps in his much-hyped Indy 500 debut - the third most behind Max Chilton and Ryan Hunter-Reay - before a blown Honda engine ended his day 20 laps shy of the finish line.

LaVar Ball Gives Halftime Speech To His AAU Team

If that wasn't bad enough, LaVar and Compton player Timmy Allen repotedly had an exchange, with Allen completely neutralizing the youngest Ball brother, LaMelo. Let's not give him credit for much foresight. You can see some of that in this video . "Nobody's here to see you", and called one a "peon". LaMelo is expected to be one of three top picks in the National Basketball Association draft.

F1: Vettel ends Ferrari's long wait for Monaco victory

It is the constructor's first win at Monaco in 16 years. Teammate Daniel Ricciardo also has history here, and not having learned its lesson past year, when it effectively cost him the race, Red Bull made another strategic error yesterday hence the Australian starting fifth.

Brook facing more surgery after suffering broken eye socket in title loss

What is for sure is Brook is unlikely to fight again this year due to the need to undergo an operation in order to fix his left eye socket, which was first damaged by Spence Jr in the seventh round and only worsened from there, leading to the champion dropping to his knee in the 11th and being waved off by referee Howard Foster shortly after.

Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP

Australian Daniel Ricciardo took his second successive podium with third place for Red Bull. Minimal overtaking In a race with plenty of sunshine and minimal overtaking, late crashes ensured the safety vehicle made its traditional Monaco appearance.