• Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

Aaron Ramsey headed the victor for Arsenal against 10-man Chelsea after Diego Costa had cancelled out a controversial opener from Alexis Sanchez . It was his seventh victory and these are the occasions that remind us why a manager with his record of achievement surely deserves a happy ending.

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  • Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance
Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

The Cleveland Cavaliers lead that series, 2-1, over the Boston Celtics . "It's great to go 12-0 up but we don't want to get carried away so we need to keep working hard and stay grounded", Curry said after the game. Ginobili played in the Game 4 loss at the AT&T Center in San Antonio in the Nike Zoom KD 9 "Oreo", the signature shoe of ...

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  • Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina
Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina

Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more. The statement goes on to say, 'This agreement in principle is pending the drafting and presentation of the relevant documents, which must be signed by all parties by next Thursday, 1 June'.

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  • Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship
Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

Kim became just the second player from South Korea to win the Players - joining K.J. Choi , and earned a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour along with a three-year major-championship exemption with the win. Even when he hit a few bumps by landing in the pine straw or a bunker, Kim's poise was unflappable. Spanish star Rafa Cabrera Bello pro...

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  • Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

But this Cleveland team is a different kind of challenge, one that the Boston Celtics simply aren't built to beat right now. Still, the Cavs were in control leading 77-56 in the third quarter after making 14 3-pointers in the first half.

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  • NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day
NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day

The fourth preseason game usually sees starters getting few snaps, and this could very well mean even fewer snaps with 15 more players on each roster. That's a good thing. Much to the chagrin of National Football League players, the Pro Bowl will be back in Orlando in 2018 . ESPN again is back on the broadcast and will also stream it on the ES...

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  • Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future
Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future

Four of his last eight fights, " Arsenal " and "Sunderland" in the Premier League at the " Emirates " ended with the score 0: 0. Arsene Wenger claims he is yet to decide whether Petr Cech or David Ospina will start Saturday's FA Cup Final in goal for Arsenal .

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  • Former KU player pleads guilty to traffic charge
Former KU player pleads guilty to traffic charge

Jackson started all but the first two games last season, when Maryland finished 24-9 overall (after a 20-2 start) and lost to Xavier in the NCAA tournament's round of 64. Of course, there are far worse things than kicking a vehicle, and most people are guilty of making a few poor decisions while in college. Jackson can work with Terps strength ...

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  • Isco Tells Real Madrid Fans He Will Stay At Club
Isco Tells Real Madrid Fans He Will Stay At Club

Speaking at Madrid's town hall during the title celebrations, he said: 'Thanks Zinedine for all you have given us, and all you keep giving us. Isco started Sunday's 2-0 win at former club Malaga as Madrid claimed LaLiga for the first time since 2012, setting up Cristiano Ronaldo for the opener, and the Spain global midfielder has no plans...

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  • Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane
Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane

Navas had two make two hard consecutive saves in the 66th on a shot by Yannick Carrasco and a header by Kevin Gameiro, and Cristiano Ronaldo had a goal disallowed for offside in the 69th. "It's been unbelievable. This is not over, we have three more games in La Liga and then we have to think about the final". However, one factor that threaten...

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  • John Klingberg Scores as Sweden Advances to Gold Medal Game at Worlds
John Klingberg Scores as Sweden Advances to Gold Medal Game at Worlds

Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman Larsson scored in the shootout, while goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped each of Canada's four attempts. " That was one of the greatest hockey games I have ever been a part of ", said Canada head coach Jon Cooper .

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  • NFL cuts overtime from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
NFL cuts overtime from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

The NFL has taken a lot of flak under Roger Goodell's tenure for being too strict about many rules, leading to the mock interpretation of " NFL " as " No Fun League ". According to NFL Research , there have been 83 overtime games over the last five seasons, 22 of them lasting at least 10 minutes into overtime (the average time elapsed in overt...

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  • Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo
Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo

However, a goal from Isco shortly before half-time effectively killed the contest and Madrid saw out the second half in more comfortable fashion to progress to the final with a 4-2 aggregate win. "We are happy. On this pitch, the fans are very important". They knew Atletico had tried everything possible, but the damage had been done eight days be...

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  • Harry Kane's Tottenham scoring record puts him among all-time greats
Harry Kane's Tottenham scoring record puts him among all-time greats

Late goals from defenders Ben Davies and Toby Alderweireld then sealed the rout, as the already-relegated Hull ended their season in the worst possible fashion. Scoring more than 20 goals in three successive seasons is a record only matched by Shearer, Henry, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Sergio Aguero. Kane scored 25 goals last season to claim the G...

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  • Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to first La Liga win since 2012
Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to first La Liga win since 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo, who else, calmed any nerves with an opener after just two minutes, rounding goalkeeper Carlos Kameni before tapping into an empty net. Eibar played a man down from the 74th as defender Ander Capa was sent off. It was a fitting end to what has been the most successful season in the tiny club's history and they managed to finish in...

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  • No Wimbledon wildcard for Maria Sharapova
No Wimbledon wildcard for Maria Sharapova

She said she would not request a wild card for Wimbledon - although the cashed-up Grand Slam tournament would not have had the same commercial reason as Birmingham to grant her one. Said the former World number one, Sharapova. The LTA confirmed on Thursday that it has handed Sharapova a place in the main draw for the Wimbledon warm-up event at ...

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  • Pablo Zabaleta deserved special send-off, says Pep Guardiola
Pablo Zabaleta deserved special send-off, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola claims his first season at Manchester City would have ended with the sack at former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich. "Here I have a second chance and I will try to do it better next season". Speaking to Sky Sports after the game the Argentinian revealed that it was hard for him to play after that, and his honesty in terms of getti...

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  • The Knicks continue to alienate Kristaps Porzingis
The Knicks continue to alienate Kristaps Porzingis

NY should be rolling out three newly drafted players if all goes according to plan. "However, the lengthy sit-down in New York accomplished very little to bridge the chasm as Jackson remained steadfast in his ways and direction, according to a team source ", writes Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News .

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  • Rooney may have to leave United to extend career
Rooney may have to leave United to extend career

If the England worldwide forward, who has also operated as a midfielder, does stay at the Red Devils for the 2017-18 campaign, then he will be nothing more than a squad player. However, wages would be a problem. However, Rooney's wage demands, around £250,000 per week, would force the Goodison Park hierarchy to disregard their current financial s...

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  • WKU's Edwards named to Rimington Award watch list
WKU's Edwards named to Rimington Award watch list

Lundblade is one of 63 players on the list for the award, which is presented annually to the most outstanding center at the FBS level. Among the SEC picks, Arkansas's Frank Ragnow was a second-team Associated Press all-SEC selection last season.

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  • Cubs star prospect Happ homers for first Major League Baseball hit
Cubs star prospect Happ homers for first Major League Baseball hit

Yesterday we saw one of those minor leaguers get his first taste of big league action, as the Cubs promoted Ian Happ and started him in right field. Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) exits the game to a standing ovation from Cubs fans during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St.

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  • Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Trailer | Destiny 2 Planned for PC
Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal Trailer | Destiny 2 Planned for PC

As for locations, we're looking at Earth, Titan , Nessus , and Io this time around. Smith noted he couldn't comment on how much of a delay the PC version would suffer, but added that Bungie would try to release a date in the following weeks.

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  • Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years
Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Alexander Lacey and his big cat show were a crowd favourite. While Ringling's closure is a tremendous victory, no retirement plans have been announced for any of the animals used and abused by the now-defunct circus. "The circus and its people have continually been a source of inspiration and joy to my family and me, which is why this was such ...

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  • Chelsea will feel the Blues next season
Chelsea will feel the Blues next season

Wenger lamented that the lower-table teams who are safe from relegation have often failed to challenge the top-six sides - comments that come after West Ham suffered a 4-0 loss against Liverpool on Sunday. "I answered for 20 years the question, "the top four is nothing special". Wenger said: "I congratulate Chelsea on what they've done but when...

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  • Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist
Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist

Shkodran Mustafi is also a doubt for Wembley, the German suffered a blow to the head in the win against Sunderland, and experienced concussion like symptoms post game. Koscielny is definitely ruled out to face Chelsea after being sent off in the 14minute of the game following a late tackle on Everton forward Enner Valencia.

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  • Sharapova to play in Birmingham grass court event
Sharapova to play in Birmingham grass court event

The 2004 champion is now ranked 211 in the world, below the cut-off for direct entry, but her first-round win at this week's Italian Open means she is assured of a place in the qualifying tournament, played a few miles away from Wimbledon .

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  • Tottenham's Alli plans to continue enjoying 'journey'
Tottenham's Alli plans to continue enjoying 'journey'

Spurs face Manchester United on Sunday in their last match at White Hart Lane before it is demolished to make way for their new stadium, which is due to be opened for the 2018-19 season. It seems clear Alli could envisage himself playing overseas, but it would be a surprise if he departed Spurs this summer given they appear to be edging closer to...

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  • ESPN Brings out Serena Williams, Paul Pierce to Showcase 'SportsCenter' Changes
ESPN Brings out Serena Williams, Paul Pierce to Showcase 'SportsCenter' Changes

Golic: "The a year ago and a half have been somewhat interesting if not eyebrow-raising, as well". Mike Greenberg, the long-time co-host of Mike and Mike , is reportedly moving away from the hit morning radio show to do a television talk show on the network.

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  • Transfer Focus: Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic
Transfer Focus: Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic

Manchester City defender John Stones is fit to face West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports . "I arrived at this club and I tried to do my best, some managers will have that pressure so I have to handle that, if not I go home".

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  • Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title
Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

After Thiem rifled a few winners to save 0-40 at 4-5 (the same game in which his chances spiraled two weeks back in their Barcelona final), a brilliant tiebreaker saw both players saving set points, with Nadal's consistency eventually winning out when Thiem misfired twice to lose a 10-8 thriller.

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  • Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service
Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

South Korea's Si Woo Kim finished on 10 under par, three shots ahead of Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen to lift the prize of nearly £1.5million. After playing just 13 tournaments in 2016 due to a foot injury, Poulter had 10 events this season to earn 218 FedEx Cup points or 347,634 USA dollars (£269,755) to remain fully exempt.

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  • Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark
Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark

Five other out-of-contract players - Jesus Navas, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna, Willy Caballero and Tosin Adarabioyo - are also waiting to find out about their futures, though most are expected to join Zabaleta in leaving as Guardiola reshapes the squad.

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  • Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer
Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

Manchester City are expected to be one of the most active sides in the transfer market this summer, with Guardiola set to shake up his squad after a disappointing first season in England for the former Barcelona boss. "What he and other guys did for the club, it helped [make] this club what it is right now". Good gracious, he deserves better tha...

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  • Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks
Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

He did not attend the games during the previous series against the Utah Jazz. Kerr, 51, has not been on the bench since Game 2 of a first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on April 19 because of recurring issues resulting from back surgery two years ago.

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  • Celtics aim for big wins on Monday and Tuesday
Celtics aim for big wins on Monday and Tuesday

The lottery will be held at 8:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 16th. Having finished 26-56, the third-worst record in the National Basketball Association, they have a 15.6% chance to get the first overall pick, a 15.74% chance to get the second overall pick and a 15.58% chance to get the third pick.

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  • Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination
Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination

Golden State has won each of the first three games against Utah by double digits yet is only 1-2 against the spread so far. Golden State took a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference semi-finals series. Game 3 was certainly the most competitive one yet for the Jazz in this series of double-digit losses. Yes, Zaza Pachulia did have seven poi...

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  • Springboks draw All Blacks in 2019 Rugby World Cup
Springboks draw All Blacks in 2019 Rugby World Cup

Host nation Japan are also in the group - Scotland beat them in the 2015 pool stage - with Europe 1, possibly Romania, and a play-off victor completing the picture. The ninth World Cup will be the first staged in Asia. " Italy are an improving side and we don't know yet who the qualifiers are going to be". The World Cup runs from 20 Septembe...

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  • Kipchoge sets new unofficial marathon world record
Kipchoge sets new unofficial marathon world record

It's a feat, if accomplished, that would send human athletic advancement hurtling into the future. The temperature was around 10 degrees, just about flawless for marathon running. Bedford served as race director of the London Marathon for two decades until stepping down in 2011. For the entire attempt, Kipchoge ran behind a six-man pacesetting ...

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  • Thibaut Courtois Belgian relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes
Thibaut Courtois Belgian relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

Conte, who afterwards admitted "now I'm a bit relaxed" after repeatedly focusing only on the next game, said: "Our worst moment was after the United defeat, because Tottenham won the game and to see your opponent only four points (behind) was very bad".

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  • Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games
Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

Blue Jays starter pitched six innings, gave up four walks and walked three while striking out eight. Earlier Saturday, the Mariners said right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma is expected of miss four to six weeks because of a sore shoulder. This comes after the Mariners won a series against Texas and took two from the Philadelphia Phillies. The Ma...

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  • 'Bosz babes' Ajax take cut-price route to Europa League final
'Bosz babes' Ajax take cut-price route to Europa League final

Ajax warmed up for the match with a thumping 4-0 win over Go Ahead Eagles over the weekend while Lyon managed to overcome Nantes by 3-2 to gain some traction ahead of the midweek fixture. As a result, we're taking Lyon on here as Ajax should have plenty of chances against their suspect defence. Following the win, four-time European champio...

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  • Lewis Hamilton faster than Valtteri Bottas in Spanish Grand Prix first practice
Lewis Hamilton faster than Valtteri Bottas in Spanish Grand Prix first practice

Vettel , a four-time world champion, is 13 points clear of Mercedes' triple title victor Lewis Hamilton after the German won in Australia and Bahrain. "I'm not happy", Vettel said. "I hope the upgrade will give us a chance to really fight with Mercedes and Ferrari or at least get us closer", said Ricciardo, who finished only two races t...

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  • ECU Football Coach Surprises Walk-On's Mom With Scholarship News
ECU Football Coach Surprises Walk-On's Mom With Scholarship News

A sweet Mother's Day video is now circling the internet that will no doubt leave you teary-eyed. The player getting the scholarship here is outside linebacker Kiante Anderson, a senior walk-on who started (and lettered) for the first time last season.

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  • Klopp Hints At Sturridge, Lallana Return For Liverpool; Admits UCL Chase Pressure
Klopp Hints At Sturridge, Lallana Return For Liverpool; Admits UCL Chase Pressure

Here's everything you need to know about next opponents West Ham United. "Against Arsenal (on Wednesday) they were very open so I am not sure why they did this favour to Arsenal?" "Liverpool have been in the top-four since September and are determined to give their fans Champions League football next season".

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  • Real Madrid in Champions League final despite defeat
Real Madrid in Champions League final despite defeat

Atletico got the goal they needed to get back into the tie 12 minutes in when Koke s outswinging corner was met powerfully by Saul for his fourth Champions League goal of the season. Despite the meager chances of reaching the final for Atletico semi-final second leg match against real Madrid in any case was special. To their credit Real Ma...

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  • Red Sox: Chris Sale will not be suspended
Red Sox: Chris Sale will not be suspended

On Wednesday night, the Red Sox permanently banned from Fenway Park a man they said used a racial slur. The teams don't meet again until June 1. Red Sox ace Chris Sale will not be suspended for throwing a 98 miles per hour fastball at the knees and behind Orioles star Manny Machado , a source told ESPN's Buster Olney .

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  • Manu Ginobili saves Spurs with gutsy block on James Harden
Manu Ginobili saves Spurs with gutsy block on James Harden

He played half of the fourth quarter but did not take the court for overtime. Popovich said Jonathan Simmons will start in place of Leonard. Leonard's injury is another blow to a team already without Tony Parker , after the veteran suffered a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game 2.

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  • Jordan Spieth thinks two missed cuts at The Players are a 'fluke'
Jordan Spieth thinks two missed cuts at The Players are a 'fluke'

Players champions averaged 69.12 in the years they won. On the eve of his Players Championship title defence, Jason Day has set himself the considerable task of reeling in runaway world No.1 Dustin Johnson in 2017. Other short odds to win are Rory McIlroy (10/1) and Jordan Spieth (12/1). McIlroy hasn't finished worse than 12 the past four years a...

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  • Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT

San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20) of Argentina celebrates a turnover by Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon (10) during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in San Antonio . The Rockets played only seven players, with Harden seeing action for 43 minutes, posting a triple-double of 33 ...

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  • Andy Murray beaten again as he goes down in Madrid
Andy Murray beaten again as he goes down in Madrid

He surrendered his serve in the seventh game, giving the 20-year-old Coric three break points. The Croatian arrived at the tournament in good form following his first Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour title in Morocco in April.

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