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Sport Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco
Author: 0 Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

And then you feel really uncomfortable because you think 'OK, maybe I am too close to the barriers.' But it fits like a glove. That means we really need to maximise every single opportunity that comes our way this weekend so we can eke out every last bit of performance from the vehicle.

Author: 0 Conte says he'll stay at Premier League champion Chelsea

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has complimented Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on the job he's done at the club as they prepare to clash in the FA Cup final . "This is football, sometimes you are at the top and sometimes not, " Hazard added. But Arsenal played for 19 years in a row in this competition. Wenger can make history by becoming the first manager to win seven FA Cups .

Author: 0 David Luiz took pay cut to return to Chelsea

If you never take risks in your life you never feel something new. Then, if the club give me the possibility to stay here and to extend my contract, for sure I am available to do this. "I think David arrived here in Chelsea with a lot of criticism", Conte said at a news briefing at Cobham Training Ground. "I have two more years' contract with the club".

Author: 0 NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

They'll collide again, starting next week. Kevin Durant wants to prove he made the right choice joining the Dubs and finally have something to hold over LeBron's head. The Warriors, the team with the best record over three years in National Basketball Association history, will face increased criticism if they fail to come away with more than one championship during that span.

Sport Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0
Author: 0 Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0

In his last outing, Wood threw 7 1/3 scoreless innings in a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on May 19. Jake Arrieta (5-4) continued to struggle for the World Series champions, whose three-game winning streak ended. Dodgers: OF Andrew Toles (right knee surgery) and LHP Scott Kazmir (left hip strain) were transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Red Sox 3, Mariners 0: Eduardo Rodriguez (4-1) pitched six scoreless innings and Boston won its season-high fifth in a row.

Author: 0 Nadal and Djokovic on French Open collision course

The top-ranked Murray will open against Andrey Kuznetsov . If the seedings works out, the World No. 1 will face former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the last eight with Muguruza locking horns with Dominika Cibulkova. Zverev faces Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco first up, Thiem tackles Bernard Tomic of Australia while fellow "NextGen" star Nick Kyrgios faces Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

Sport NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
Author: 0 NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

Another notable rule change is overtime being shortened from a 15-minute period down to a 10-minute period, according to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports . Obviously this gives more players another chance to prove themselves in that final week of preseason action. This will only increase the likelihood of games resulting in ties.

Author: 0 Senators are alive and still skating

There are six active players who have produced at least a point per game in the regular season: Crosby is No. 1 at 1.31 per game, Malkin is No. 2 at 1.18. Anderson held out to give the Sens a victory and force a seventh game. That was five years ago, a lifetime in the National Hockey League. And if they make it, as they advance through a mix of sheer will and star power, through a treacherous schedule and loaded injury report, this might go down as Crosby's and the Penguins' most impressive ...

Author: 0 FRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to U.S. teen, what to watch

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal , Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. "Looking at the trophy again brings back lots of memories". The 20-year-old Alexander Zverev beat Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open on Sunday, while the 23-year-old Dominic Thiem also impressed in the tournament , defeating Rafael Nadal .

Sport Stephen A. Smith Has Gotten His Last Seven NBA Finals Picks Wrong
Author: 0 Stephen A. Smith Has Gotten His Last Seven NBA Finals Picks Wrong

In 2011, he picked the Heat to beat the Mavericks; then the Mavs beat the Heat. In 2012, he picked the Thunder to beat the Heat; the Heat then beat the Thunder. It's nearly impressive how wrong Smith has been recently. There are two common denominators to that list: LeBron James played in the Finals each time and Smith picked wrong every single time.

Author: 0 James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

So I didn't even believe I could be Mike. But who's better? The debate is hot now, as James is just five wins away from capturing his fourth National Basketball Association title and just 28 points away from passing MJ in career playoff points.

Author: 0 Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

We're going to battle for the loose balls.Losing Game 2 of their conference finals series against the Cavaliers was not the only loss that the Celtics suffered.This doesn't guarantee Golden State a championship."Steph was Steph", he said .

Author: 0 Conte "Voglio rimanere al Chelsea"

Ho avuto il piacere di fare due anni di Champions, ma queste sono competizioni in cui devi avere una base importante . "La base ora c'è, bisogna puntellarla e migliorarla". Il Pallone d'Oro a Buffon? Quando vai di pari passo nella costruzione di alcune cose sei abbastanza sereno. E con la Nazionale siamo usciti ai quarti di finale ai rigori.

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Author: 0 Conte "Voglio rimanere al Chelsea"

Ho avuto il piacere di fare due anni di Champions, ma queste sono competizioni in cui devi avere una base importante . "La base ora c'è, bisogna puntellarla e migliorarla". Il Pallone d'Oro a Buffon? Quando vai di pari passo nella costruzione di alcune cose sei abbastanza sereno. E con la Nazionale siamo usciti ai quarti di finale ai rigori.

Author: 0 Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Miglio said . In 2012, Kennedy was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He finished his career with 58 sacks. six fumble recoveries, three interceptions and one touchdown. "My heart hurts, " current Seahawks offensive lineman Justin Britt tweeted. "We are proud to have been represented by such a special person". Kennedy's path to football stardom began via Wilson, Arkansas, where he helped lead his Rivercrest team to the 3-A State Championship in 1985.

Author: 0 Has Kyle Walker Just Sent Spurs Fans A Goodbye Message?

The 45-year-old Pochettino appears fully committed to Spurs and said before the recent 6-1 win over Leicester that he intends to stay and that his terms do not have a release clause. Tottenham play Kitchee in a post-season friendly in Hong Kong on Friday. That would pay for a sizeable part of Tottenham's new 61,000-seater state-of-the-art stadium now being built, which is reported to be costing around $1 billion.

Sport Giants coach denies telling Manning not to throw to Cruz
Author: 0 Giants coach denies telling Manning not to throw to Cruz

Cruz's future outlook was dim after knee and leg injuries plagued him during the 2014 and 2015 seasons, but the 30-year-old was healthy for all of 2016, appearing in 15 games with 39 catches for 586 yards and a touchdown. Cruz tried to put some toothpaste back in the tube later in the day, saying that he is " forever grateful " to the Giants and that he never said he felt "sabotaged" by the team.

Sport Roy Nelson signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA
Author: 0 Roy Nelson signs multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA

Nelson (22-14), also a former IFL champion, first broke into the UFC after winning season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter with a first round knockout over Brendan Schaub in 2009. Despite the fact that his promotional debut has yet to be finalized, the plan is for him to fight in the fall of this year. While he may not have broke fully through to the upper echelons of the heavyweight division, Nelson still held notable victories over Stefan Struve , Mirko Cro Cop and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.

Sport French draw has Djokovic-Nadal clash in semis
Author: 0 French draw has Djokovic-Nadal clash in semis

Nishikori, yet to get past the quarter-finals in Paris , begins against 21-year-old Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis. Against Nadal, Raonic is 2-7 in his career, but has won two of his last four matches against the Spaniard. This is the first week in the 40-years-plus history of the ATP computer rankings that the top five men are all 30 or older. Agassi and Djokovic have been speaking regularly on the phone for the past couple of weeks but trained together for the first time on Thursday ...

Author: 0 Mercedes take wrong turn in Monaco

The session was a nightmare for reigning champions Mercedes , with Lewis Hamilton down in eight and Valtteri Bottas in 10. I was very happy the first run in the morning so since then we didn't have to change that much, but we improved the auto for the afternoon.

Sport Alexander Zverev sensationally won the masters in Rome
Author: 0 Alexander Zverev sensationally won the masters in Rome

So he's gonna be there. "He's going to stay only to a certain time, and then we'll see after that what's going to happen". The 20-year-old outplayed his Serbian opponent, a 30-time Masters 1000 victor, on his way to claiming a 6-4, 6-3 victory in one hour and 21 minutes at the Foro Italico.

Sport Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future
Author: 0 Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

Maybe. But we just come to do our job, we came without the happiness we bring with us because when you come for these matches you come happy and proud. "Again, big games that a club like United should always play". The victory completes a trophy double for Mourinho and United, who also beat Southampton in the EFL Cup final earlier this season.

Sport Football Leaks, perquisita la sede del Psg
Author: 0 Football Leaks, perquisita la sede del Psg

Si tratterebbe ovviamente di un grande colpo, per i nerazzurri. Scatto Inter: sarà Di Maria il primo top player per Spalletti? . Non è una trattativa semplice, ma potrebbe andare in porto per vari motivi. Quest'ultimo, infatti, è anche l'agente di Paredes e Lamela , arrivati alla Roma proprio grazie al nuovo direttore tecnico di Suning . Alle prime luci dell'alba di oggi, martedì 23 maggio la Guardia di Finanza assieme alla Polizia locale francese ha fatto un vero e ...

Author: 0 James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick, leaving speculation James" illness also plagued him in Game 4. 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 Cavaliers .

Author: 0 No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Rafael Nadal plays a shot in the final of the Madrid Open tennis tournament against Dominic Thiem , in Madrid, Spain. "It's a big change that I've experienced in the last three, four weeks, separating from the team I was with the last 10 years", Djokovic said. World number one Angelique Kerber , knocked out in the first round a year ago, faces a tough opener against Ekaterina Makarova and defending champion Garbine Muguruza takes on 2010 ...

Sport Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco
Author: 0 Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

The Portuguese was one of the main stars of Monaco's spectacular season that ended with a Champions League semi-final appearance and the French league title. 'Of course when you have the opportunity of being trained by Guardiola, you don't say no. "Nowadays if you don't work hard, even if you are one of the best you don't succeed", added the 22-year-old.

Author: 0 Penguins Beat Senators In Double OT, Head Back To Stanley Cup Finals

Twenty years into their history, the eighth-seeded Predators are in their first Stanley Cup final after eliminating the favoured Anaheim Ducks in a six-game Western Conference championship. It was not a good goal. "That's how long it would take to talk about everybody and everything that these guys have had to go through and endure - a lot of the stuff that is known and some stuff that is not", said Ottawa coach Guy Boucher.

Author: 0 Stokes fit to play in second ODI against South Africa

Du Plessis says the opening match was an opportunity to dust off any early-season cobwebs, and expects an improved performance in the bid to keep the series alive. "I find if I work on it I lose my rhythm", he said, adding that on the eve of the Royal London Series he instead benefited most from a quick chat with England assistant coach Farbrace.

Sport Antonio Conte wants to stay 'many years' at Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte wants to stay 'many years' at Chelsea

Arsenal have won the competition twice in the last three seasons but on both occasions they had also sealed Champions League qualification after a top-four finish. "Don't forget that he won and he won a lot". "I'm sure something similar will be required to beat them in the final as well". Arsenal recorded a commanding 3-0 win over Chelsea in September but that result proved to be something of a catalyst for the Blues' season, with Antonio Conte's side roaring to title success ...

Author: 0 Ramsey: We Must Hinder Hazard

Can the Gunners win a 13 FA Cup and set a new record or will the Blues win their first FA Cup since 2012? I know things have changed and I know the Cup was a different thing altogether when I stood humiliated while Sunderland's captain Bobby Kerr lifted the Cup and Bob Stokoe danced his jig.

Sport Ander Herrera's assist for Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal against Ajax
Author: 0 Ander Herrera's assist for Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal against Ajax

Ajax , Juventus, Bayern Munich and Chelsea are the others to have achieved the feat. "We had to come here we had to play a very important game for us and I think we did the best we could". The squad celebrated their victory joyfully, with cries of "ole! ole!" Pogba, their world-record £89m summer signing, said: "We know things like this are very sad, all over the world".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger gives injury news before FA Cup final

The Germany worldwide was asked on Wednesday morning whether he would be clear to play at Wembley . "It will not be my last match no matter what happens because I will stay in football ". Knowing the player, knowing his character and knowing his commitment for the club, which I don't question at all, he'll do absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday.

Author: 0 Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles

Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel steers his auto during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi on April 30. Hamilton, who is six points adrift of Vettel ahead of Sunday's blue-riband race, roared to the top of the order in the opening practice session here at the principality.

Author: 0 Arsenal must stop Hazard in Cup final, says Ramsey

Arsenal have failed to score in seven of their last ten matches against Chelsea in all competitions. But if they fail, Conte believes Arsenal would be wrong to part company with Wenger , who is looking to win the FA Cup for the seventh time with the Gunners .

Author: 0 Djokovic And Nadal Could Meet in French Open Semifinals

Now they have agreed to work together at the French Open on a temporary basis. Zverev was the first man born in the 1990s to win a Masters 1000 title, the youngest champ since Djokovic about a decade ago. Title favourite Simona Halep was rated only 50-50 on Wednesday after damaging ankle ligaments and will give an update on her fitness on Friday.