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Sports Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive
Author: 0 Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive

In one of the two games of the day, Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0. Wenger, however, chose to play him and the former Barcelona star netted a brace to keep alive Arsenal's slim hopes of finishing in the top four. Pablo Zabaleta is thrown into the air after his last match for Manchester City. Arsenal initially struggled to find a way past Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, but two goals from Alexis Sanchez after the break eventually kept their top-four hopes alive.

Author: 0 Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

Two-time former champion Maria Sharapova has been snubbed by French Open organisers, who opted against handing the Russian a wildcard into this month's clay court grand slam. He felt that offering Sharapova a short cut into the main draw would send the wrong message in the fight against doping in sports. "I'm sure there were a lot of things I could have done better.

Author: 0 3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

For the first goal against West Brom , whose ultra-defensive tactics were starting to frustrate City, Aguero came short to receive a pass and carved open the visitors and produced a back-heel flick to play in Kevin de Bruyne, running through from midfield.

Sports Wizards beat Celtics 116-89 in technical foul-filled Game 3
Author: 0 Wizards beat Celtics 116-89 in technical foul-filled Game 3

Draymond Green knocked down five three-pointers and finished with 21 points as the Warriors won 115-104 and have a two games to none lead in the series. Gordon Hayward overcame a poor Game 1 and slow start in this one to score Utah 33 points, and Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 16 rebounds before fouling out for a Jazz team missing injured point guard George Hill.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova will not request Wimbledon wildcard and to enter through qualifying

Sharapova was recently denied a wild card into the French Open and has been under scrutiny since her return with the amount of wild cards she was getting. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, returns the ball to Maria Sharapova , of Russian Federation, during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Sports Derek Jeter Night Quickly Overtaken By Springer, Astros
Author: 0 Derek Jeter Night Quickly Overtaken By Springer, Astros

As the evening's events unfolded, various players both past and present took to the internet to share their admiration and respect for the Captain. That Jeter belongs in Monument Park was a well-deserved, non-debatable foregone conclusion.

Author: 0 Kim Si-woo becomes youngest victor of The Players Championship

World No.3 Jason Day had a Sunday afternoon to forget. Despite winning golf's "fifth major", Kim still plans to sign up to the army. Not exactly terrific news if you're a 21-year-old, although it's clear that Kim has the talent to be great if he can keep himself healthy.

Sports Nicky Hayden remains in 'extremely serious' condition, doctors confirm
Author: 0 Nicky Hayden remains in 'extremely serious' condition, doctors confirm

UPDATE: Nicky has now been joined by his brother Tommy and mother Rose who arrived in Italy from the United States earlier today. "The clinical conditions of Nicky Hayden, hospitalized on Wednesday, May 17, remain extremely serious in the hospital resuscitation department of the Bufalini hospital in Cesena", a statement read.

Sports Arsene Wenger Offers Clue On Timing of Arsenal Future Statement
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Offers Clue On Timing of Arsenal Future Statement

This year Arsenal must again rely on an upset to finish in the top four. "Every game we keep needing to talk about Jordan and tonight he made wonder saves at different times for us", said Moyes. For a Champions League play-off between Man City and Arsenal , the final day results needed are Watford 4 - Man City 0 & Arsenal 1 - Everton 0.

Sports Real Madrid will play for title win, says Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Real Madrid will play for title win, says Cristiano Ronaldo

That deal included €3m in variables, €1m for each league title won by Madrid in the player's first five seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu, and the first of those payments could be triggered this weekend. United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Romero will start against Ajax in Stockholm next Wednesday and his early save from Manolo Gabbiadini helped the visitors stop the rot after successive losses to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Sports Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

After his victory in the Wyndham Championship last year, Kim becomes just the fourth player in the last 25 years to win twice on the PGA Tour before the age of 22, following in the footsteps of Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth. Choi in 2011. "They say you need experience to do well at the majors, but if I can study the course beforehand and prepare accordingly, I think it's possible (to capture a major)".

Sports Chicago Cubs hold off sliding Cincinnati Reds for 7-5 win
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs hold off sliding Cincinnati Reds for 7-5 win

Louis, has filled in admirably with Jason Heyward on the disabled list due to a sprained finger. Cubs spokesman Julian Green said Thursday the team doesn't know how far Garrity fell, but it wasn't from the upper deck. Lester has five no-decisions this season. He allowed five hits and three walks and also hit a batter. Before the Cubs beat the Reds on Tuesday to even their record at 19-19, a 2-4 road trip had dropped them below.500 this late in the season for the first time since 2014.

Sports Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans
Author: 0 Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans

Mourinho said their cramped schedule, which includes a possible two further Europa League games, means they must win the tournament to qualify for next season's Champions League. They were walking the streets with their heads low. It's nice for them. So to have that record of winning so many matches , to not lose so many matches , it's something that's not normal.

Author: 0 Scotland boss Gregor Townsend eagerly awaits World Cup clash with hosts Japan

The group is completed by two qualifiers - Americas 1, which will be the United States or Canada, and Oceania 2, which looks set to be Samoa or Fiji. England will be hoping to do better the time round, after a bad performance in the last World Cup, when they became the first team to host the tournament and exit before the knockout stages.

Author: 0 Arsenal charge continues, but top four still out of reach

Arsenal must now win their three remaining games and hope City or third-place Liverpool drop points if they are to secure a 20th successive season of Champions League football. "It is our last home game, our fans will be totally behind us and the fact that it is Arsenal will add to the mix, so I'm really looking forward to it".

Sports LaVar Ball ups shoe deal asking price to $3 billion
Author: 0 LaVar Ball ups shoe deal asking price to $3 billion

LaVar, who raised his three boys in Chino Hills, California, said his son will only work out for the Lakers and he will not give another team a chance. "She can say what she wants ". The exorbitant asking price is based mostly on future potential for his son Lonzo Ball to perform well in the league and become a franchise player that others idolize or want to emulate.

Author: 0 WTA criticise reasoning for Maria Sharapova's French Open wildcard snub

Sharapova, 30, came from a 15-months doping suspension last month and does not have enough ranking points to enter the main draw or the qualifying event of the tournament. Sharapova announced past year that she was tested positive for heart drug meld onium at the Australian Open, which is one of the banned drugs by WADA.

Sports Mourinho's reputation rests on Europa final - Redknapp
Author: 0 Mourinho's reputation rests on Europa final - Redknapp

Sergio Romero has spent the majority of his Manchester United career living in the shadow of David de Gea , but has thanked Jose Mourinho for allowing him to take centre stage in next week's Europa League final. Both Phil Jones and Chris Smalling are in line to start, as they continue to rebuild their fitness ahead of the Europa League final. "I am happy for the second half because we played good football with good chances to win the game which is important for us".

Author: 0 LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

These two teams have had two days off prior to Game 7, so both should be somewhat fresh. Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, Olynyk scored a career-playoff high 26 points and the Celtics used a big fourth quarter to outlast the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night.