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Juan Mata speaks out on Jose Mourinho ahead of Europa League final

The Portuguese made a decision to heavily rotate the team ahead of Wednesday night's big showdown with Ajax in the UEFA Europa League final and it paid off ...


Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup Double, but instead the double was Arsenal's: A record 13th FA Cup success and an unprecedented seventh ...


LeBron never believed he could eclipse Jordan

They had an All-NBA player and others who might show up on various other awards lists. Take the money and run? The Warriors opened the door, LeBron James ...


Scott Dixon's boss makes light of Taco Bell gunpoint robbery

Fellow Chip Ganassi Racing driver Tony Kanaan , who had been with Dixon after competing for the pole, told reporters two suspects were arrested by police lat...


Raikkonen takes pole position for the first time in nine years

Raikkonen eventually got the better of teammate Sebastian Vettel to claim his first pole since the 2008 French Grand Prix - 128 races ago. After a strong ...


Cavaliers rout Celtics 135-102 to win NBA Eastern Conference championship

Bradley scored 23 points on Thursday night, but for the third time in as many home games the Boston Celtics were trounced by LeBron James and the Cleveland C...


Real Madrid wins 1st Spanish title since 2012

In the last 15 of the first half, we started to play and with the quality of [Karim] Benzema, Toni [Kroos] and Isco, we scored. And Messi rounded off the scor...


Poulter sets sights on US Open with Wentworth win

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) - Johan Carlsson shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour 's fl...


Will the Warriors-Cavaliers trilogy yield an all-time NBA Finals?

For the first time in National Basketball Association history, the same two teams will play three times in a row in the postseason's final round. We've been p...


England clinch series over South Africa with thrilling victory in second ODI

In the end England prevailed to secure their eighth successive ODI win. "It's just the bowling", added the Durham man. Earlier, South Africa paid for wa...


Mike Sullivan: This is the Pens' third back-to-back finals

Even though the Senators entered the playoffs as the second-place team in the Atlantic Division, they were never really considered much of a threat to make a s...


Copa del Rey last chance to salvage Barcelona's season

Luis Enrique said: "The press room isn't where I have felt most comfortable". Messi became the first player to score in four Copa finals since Athletic Bilb...


First rain drops at French Open

Novak Djokovic (right) arrives with his new coach Andre Agassi for a training session at Roland Garros . Victory would make him the first player in the Op...


Ramsey wants Wenger to stay after scoring FA Cup final victor

The Arsenal defender was starting a match for the first time in 392 days, was unsure he would be able to last 90 minutes, had never played as part of a back...


Australia's Stosur wins first WTA title of current season

But the opportunity to land her maiden career title and knock Stosur off her perch to further underline her credentials as a genuine Open contender is Gavrilova...


All eyes on Alonso at 101st Indianapolis 500

With Andretti Motorsports fielding five cars during the last several years, Marco Andretti expressed concerns when he first learned about adding a sixth one...


Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change

The 2009 world champion has had an unexpected chance to sample 2017-spec machinery on track in Monaco this weekend after being called up to cover for Ferna...


Cavaliers beat Celtics 135-102, reach finals

The gaffe comes just two days after the Cavs blew a 21-point lead to lose Game 3 to the Celtics . They're coming out and they're hitting us, they don't car...


Relaxed celebrations among National Football League rule changes passed

Undoubtedly, this will lead to more ties, which in my opinion is the worst possible outcome for a competitive sporting match. But things are a little different ...


Ramsey wants Wenger to stay after scoring FA Cup final winner

Sanchez appeared to handle the ball in the build-up to his strike, which was provisionally ruled offside until referee Anthony Taylor over-ruled his assistant. ...


How can I watch the French Open?

Usurped from the top of the rankings by Andy Murray last November and a shock second-round loser at the Australian Open, Djokovic enters the second major of...


George Groves becomes world champion after unloading an stoppable flurry of punches

Groves lost his three previous world titles fights to Carl Froch, twice, and Badou Jack. The 29-year-old Brit stopped Russian Fedor Chudinov in the sixth ro...


McIlroy reveals back injury

The world number three has recorded just one top-10 finish in 2017 and has fallen more than five points behind world number one Dustin Johnson in the rankings...


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Give me a contract and I'll sign it

According to a report in the Daily Mirror , Antonio Conte is set to put pen to paper on a new four-year contract with Chelsea , in a deal that will see him ...


Messi the 'extraterrestrial' inspires Barca to Cup title

Now it's time to enjoy some much-needed time off after three "intense" seasons, and let the club move on under fresh leadership. Alaves' only goal came with...


Mourinho reveals what he said to Fergie after Europa League win

Mourinho stated that he wants to keep hold of his club captain in the summer, but the decision is all down to the player. Does this cup make the city of Manche...


Refs and Senators Force Game 7

Further, statistics and trends often don't fall true in these make-or-break games. It can be the goaltender who shuts down everything, transforming into the hum...


S. Korea responds to reported vessel hijacking off Somalia

While officials were still gathering details on what happened, they were sure that the vessel wasn't hijacked, according to a ministry official, who didn't want...


Ramsey fires Wenger to record seventh FA Cup

Already booked for holding back Welbeck on the touchline, Moses was shown a second yellow card for hurling himself to the ground in the Arsenal box in anticip...


Who's The NBA's G.O.A.T? LeBron Or Jordan

Avery Bradley knocked down a three-pointer with one-tenth of a second left, and the Boston Celtics completed a comeback from 21 points down to shock the Cavs...


Golden State NBA's first 'threematch'

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) looks to drive on Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Easter...


To take next step, Celtics need to close talent gap

LeBron James and the defending champion Cavaliers are headed back to the NBA Finals . The Cavs beat the Celtics 135-102 in game 5 on Thursday to book a 3rd...


No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

This year's French Open will get off to an emotional start. Apart from those three final appearances she also reached the finals of the Brisbane Open , Wimb...


Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

Armed with cap space and the No. 1 overall pick, Ainge has the luxury of assembling a "bridge" team that can compete now while also building for the future when...


Juan Mata praises ruthless Jose Mourinho as finals streak continues

Dwight Yorke (1998/1999) and Ruud van Nistelrooy (2002/03) matched that particular feat in the Champions League . United, wearing all blue as they did in win...