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Laurent Koscielny: Tactical change has given Arsenal greater confidence

And Koscielny hopes that the impressive nature of their win over a top six rival will lift some of the gloom as they prepare for a crucial Premier League run-in...


Durant back in game as Warriors attempt playoff sweep of Trail Blazers

After adding Kevin Durant and getting rid of a few key players, Golden State won six fewer games in an arguably weaker Western Conference. While they certai...


Manchester City need 'important' Derby win against Manchester United, says Jesus Navas

Several of Arsenal's players said afterwards that they had been motivated, in particular, by a desire to show their faith in Wenger, who in recent months has be...


Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers

Kevin Durant's left calf strain, which kept him out of Games 2 and 3 in the first round, had been the eye-catching note on the Warriors' injury report. "I have...


Chris Mueller: Penguins' Game 4 loss no reason for fans to sweat

As has been the norm in the series, the Blue Jackets continued to apply pressure in the first period and opened a 2-0 lead with 1:04 remaining on Anderson's fir...


No-one will want to play Juventus after ousting Barcelona: Bonucci

Juve showed great tactical savvy by pressing high and preventing Barca dominating the ball like they did against PSG, although Messi should have done better wit...


Sergio Garcia sets record for most major appearances before first major win

Open. It was worth the wait. But after returning to the 18th tee, Rose pushed his drive into the pines and could only scuff his second a few yards up the fa...


Mike Brown more than capable of leading the Warriors in Game 4

The report said that the symptoms were so severe that it was described as giving Kerr "excruciating pain". In game 2, a massive Golden State blowout win, the Bl...


Griffin out of play-offs with right toe injury

They will focus on that game later. The former No. 1 pick will remain in Salt Lake City, wearing a walking boot and will return with the team after Game 4 on ...


Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all

The Wizards avoided the dismal start that essentially ruined their hopes in Game 3 before the first quarter was done. Millsap was correct. Atlanta took both g...


Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Larson mishap

However, Kyle Larson dominated and led every lap en route to the stage win. "I don't know why the fastest vehicle out there keeps blowing tires", Busch said aft...


Guardiola backs side to bounce ahead of Manchester derby

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said he would rather play against Manchester United on Thursday "without a referee" after City had a goal wrongly disa...


Pitch at Manny Machado's head sparked a heated exchange with Dustin Pedroia

Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes was ejected in the eighth inning Sunday when his pitch sailed past the head of? On Friday, tension between the Orioles and ...


Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machado

The incident was seemingly a retaliation move after Machado took a hard slide into second baseman Dustin Pedroia on Friday night. ESPN.com detailed the mult...


MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston 3-2 in OT

Four of the six games in the series required overtime. Even with the loss of three of Boston's six starting defensemen, Rask noted that players like McAvoy an...


Despite sore ankle, Raptors forward Ibaka gets Game 2 start against Bucks

They also shot far better from three-point range in Game 2 - their 14 threes was a franchise playoff record. Greg Monroe made 15 rebounds while Khris Middl...


Warriors to sit Kevin Durant for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers

Yes, the Warriors were down just one of four All-Stars, but they were vulnerable going into this one. In addition, Golden State guards Shaun Livingston, who...


Newcastle confirm Premier League status with win over Preston

Rob Elliot - starting his first Newcastle game for 400 days - saved well with his legs when Daniel Johnson streamed clear on a slick Preston break but the vis...


Blue Jackets' Calvert suspended one game for hit on Kuhnhackl

Jake Guentzel added a goal and an assist for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Columbus Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski celebrates his goal against the Pitt...


Kawakami: Without Kevin Durant, the Warriors take total control of this series

True, Golden State was 11th-best in the National Basketball Association with 104.3 points allowed per game, but it was first in field goal defense (43.5 percent...


Benitez steers Newcastle back to Premier League

As for Preston, they stay in 11th, with another season in the second tier ahead of them. Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez celebrates promotion. Preston...


Bulls to start Canaan at point guard in Game 5 vs Celtics

Take it somewhere else". As the Bulls were trying to get their first playoff home win since that moment on Sunday, Rose was once again back in the United Cent...


Our batting was reckless and unacceptable: Virat Kohli

England's Chris Woakes and New Zealand fast bowler Colin de Grandhomme returned figures of 3-6 and 3-4 as Bangalore lost their last six wickets for only nine ...


Conte in Hazard plea; vows to 'never buy' selfish player

Antonio Conte's men will face London rivals Arsenal in the FA Cup final. "We played in the way we wanted to play, and that's the most important thing". The re...


Celtics knot up series with Bulls

It was Easter Sunday, and the Celtics, led by the 28-year-old Thomas, were set to start their National Basketball Association playoff run at TD Garden in Boston...


Ibrahimovic says he will decide when to hang boots

There had been suggestions that the injury could be severe enough to force the Swede into premature retirement, but Herrera is confident that he will recover fr...


Tottenham ace sends boasting message to rivals ahead of Crystal Palace clash

However, Antonio Conte's team now have the chance to pile the pressure on their London counterparts when they host Southampton on Tuesday night. Never, never. "...


Funeral held for ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

A MA lawmaker is asking for oversight hearings to examine suicides by both prison inmates and guards. According to the judge's order, the district attorney ha...


Blues bring Stastny back at center for Game 5 vs. Wild

Then the Blues exacted their revenge on Saturday for the loss in 2015, this time with former Wild coach Mike Yeo directing the bruising bunch and goalie Jake Al...


Development in Chelsea defender's fitness ahead of Southampton clash

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted that the team is the most important thing, rather than the individual talents of a player like Eden Hazard. "I am ver...


Messi Speaks: Barcelona to Overthrow Real Madrid, Win La Liga

Ter Stegen's coming of ageThat Barca were still in the game for Messi to make the telling impact, though, was thanks in large part to the brilliance of Marc-And...


Wenger relief as spirited Arsenal keep Manchester City at bay

Certain players are quickly establishing themselves as fan favourites - or furthering their status as such - with their performances in the 2-1 win. But they ...


Tiger Woods Undergoes Back Surgery

Steinberg said Woods truly wanted to play the Masters, and he attempted to get ready for it, through good days and bad days, before ultimately deciding he wasn'...


Antonio Conte fires warning to squad ahead of Southampton clash

But they need to respond from two losses in their last four Premier League matches, to Crystal Palace and Manchester United, beginning at home to Southampton ...


Chelsea's Kante named PFA player of the year

The industrious midfielder beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez to the award after also being nominated past year ...