Sport Arsenal ace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain studying Dani Alves
Author: 0 Arsenal ace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain studying Dani Alves

He told Arsenal Player ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final clash with Chelsea: "Mes is like the silent assassin, he goes about his business quietly". "It just depends what the best fit for the team is at the time as to where I play but long-term I'd hope to end up playing more central". We are playing a risky game with the futures of a number of players, with no new deals having been agreed for Mesut Ozil, Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey all joining the Ox with only ...

Author: 0 Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

Costa clarified that he wanted to stay at Chelsea, but if the club chose to sell him, then he would only return to Atletico Madrid . "Everyone know what my preferred club is, there's nothing to hide", he added. I'm not interested in other clubs. "Otherwise I'll stay with my current contract", he said. According to Di Marzio, Chelsea are ready to offer Costa a new three year deal to remain at the club, earning the centre-forward 15 million euros a season.

Author: 0 Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing 'photo' leak

Mr Burnham told BBC's Newsnight that police had made a decision to take a "cautious approach" to releasing information "and yet the first reports were coming seemingly out of the United States". The deployment of thousands of soldiers onto Britain's streets is only needed because police now lack the resources to defend against a terrorist attack themselves, the chair of the Police Federation has warned.

Author: 0 LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

When one of the best perimeter defenders in the game, Bradley, is struggling to guard Irving, there isn't much else that can be done to stop an offensive attack as deadly as Cleveland's . James needed 28 points heading into the game to surpass Jordan, who had 5,987 points, and he reached the magic number late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot.

Sport West Ham make Iheanacho offers
Author: 0 West Ham make Iheanacho offers

And indeed, it seems they thankfully were acting on it without needing to read my advice to go after this Nigerian exciting prospect . Iheanacho made a significant impact upon breaking into the City first-team in the 2015/16 season as he scored 14 goals in 35 games across all competitions.

Sport Manchester United Must Win Europa League To Attract Antoine Griezmann
Author: 0 Manchester United Must Win Europa League To Attract Antoine Griezmann

Ander Herrera has thanked Gary Neville and credited the former Manchester United star for inspiring the Spain star to turn himself into a mainstay of Jose Mourinho's side. It was great, clean sheet, a good start and hopefully it is the first of many ". "Happy with the clean sheet and the performance from all the squad and the young boys as well, and a win at Old Trafford is always special, so very pleased".

Author: 0 Eden Hazard eyes Wembley springboard to another Chelsea glory season

Real Madrid have been keen to sign the Belgian winger this summer and while Chelsea are in no mood to lose him, Hazard has not ruled out a move away from west London. We'll see which players are coming in. Hazard was compared to Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for his scintillating showings in Chelsea's 2014-15 title triumph before a drop in form as the Blues finished 10th last term.

Sport Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma
Author: 0 Totti kept on bench at start of final match with Roma

He signed a new playing contract last summer but has barely featured, with coach Luciano Spalletti sticking with a dynamic forward line that kept Roma in the title race until the final weeks of the season. Another one-club Roma legend, Daniele de Rossi , would make it 2-1 on 74 minutes only for Darko Lazovic to make it 2-2. Totti came on early in the second half and helped Roma to a thrilling 3-2 victory over Genoa at Stadio Olimpico , a result which sealed a second-place finish ...

Author: 0 Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

In 2012, Franchitti took the lead from his Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon on the penultimate lap, with Sato's Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing auto following him through into second place. Pieces went flying in a manner that would suggest Dixon could be hurt as the vehicle was destroyed, but thanks to the safety measures brought into the sport in recent years, Dixon didn't appear to be injured, although later in the race he returned to the med.

Author: 0 That's how racing should be, declares triumphant Hamilton

The Finn, who claimed victory in Russian Federation, said he had no inkling of the power unit problem despite knowing that it was an old engine that had been re-fitted to his auto on Saturday. Though Hamilton would later catch and pass Vettel for the win, he complained he had been far enough ahead of the Ferrari driver to expect the championship leader would give him space on the inside.

Author: 0 The Monaco Grand Prix clearly highlights Ferrari's team orders

Whatever the strategy was, Ferrari will not mind after securing maximum points and seeing Mercedes fail to make the podium. "When I heard the lap times of Bottas, I felt I needed to stretch myself and I was surprised I could get so much pace from the auto".

Sport Angelique Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay

Halep just needs to take one match at a time, and needs to constantly improve and come up with her best tennis as the competition reaches the business end to win the title. Kerber appeared to get back into the match when she recovered one break but the German immediately dropped her serve again. "I mean, I believed in the second set, as well, that I can turn around the match and I was still believing until the last point".

Author: 0 Scott Dixon Walked Away From A Horrifying Crash At The Indy 500

Ricocheting off the wall, Dixon's vehicle landed upside-down before flipping one more time and landed with only one wheel still intact. Howard was not hurt. Helio Castroneves said: "Wow that was close ". "I lifted, trying to be a nice guy". To say that I'm unhappy is an understatement. Dixon was calm and disappointed after the "wild ride".

Author: 0 Ian Poulter returns to world's top 100 after second at Players Championship

The 21-year-old was a master around the greens as he carded a bogey-free three-under-par 69 to prevail at 10 under in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida . "From being in a position a couple of weeks ago where I wasn't here to finish tied second, it's a good week", said Poulter after finishing three shots behind South Korea's Si Woo Kim - his best finish since November 2014.

Author: 0 Gabriel out for up to eight weeks, but Arsenal defender avoids surgery

Asked specifically if this would be his last match in charge of Arsenal , he replied: "I don't know". "This will not be my last match anyway because I will stay, no matter what happens, in football ", he said . "Mustafi we have some worries about", he said, "he's still sick and has not trained yet". We are hit hard in a position where we have to be strong on Saturday.

Author: 0 All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

Held on the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the heart of the U.S. Midwest, where the victor chugs a quart of milk rather than expensive French Champagne, the Indy 500 is a unique American event. "It's very rewarding for all of us". The list of up-and-comers who have come and gone is lengthy and growing every year. Alexander Rossi , the Californian who won last year's race as a rookie, briefly had driven in Formula One as well.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics to book title clash with Warriors
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics to book title clash with Warriors

There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. "(Chasing his ghost) is just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said . He stayed on the floor for a few moments before sitting up and re-tying his sneaker. Oh, and we have to include this one too. He finished the game with 23, but the Celtics never came close to mounting a rally.

Sport Dixon has pole, Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500
Author: 0 Dixon has pole, Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500

A joyful Sato dumped a bottle of 2 percent milk over his head, received a kiss from the Indy 500 Princess and raised his finger in the air. It's finally time for the Indianapolis 500 to take place later this morning. It's race day at Indianapolis . Death could have rocked the motor racing world at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pole sitter Scott Dixon has been involved in a terrifying wreck and is out of the Indianapolis 500 .

Author: 0 Trout beats Fish: His 16th homer helps Angels past Miami 5-2

Shoemaker left pitches over the middle of the plate to Giancarlo Stanton and J.T. Riddle. Trout's homer came immediately after Marcell Ozuna robbed Andrelton Simmons of extra bases with a leaping catch at the fence in front of the Clevelander - Ozuna said it wasn't going over.

Author: 0 Warriors strongly favored in Las Vegas over Cavs for NBA Finals

We were also making plans to go get Kevin Durant and Al Horford , so why in the world would we go there without Isaiah Thomas and try to have our best player traded for a lottery pick? They even jumped out and maintained the lead throughout the first half of Game 4.

Sport Paris Saint-Germain Crowned in French Cup for Record 11th Time
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain Crowned in French Cup for Record 11th Time

As the 100th final entered added time, Cissokho looked hampered by Blaise Matuidi's pressing at the near post and headed the ball into his own net with the back of his head from a corner hit by Angel Di Maria . They were also dumped out in UEFA Champions League last 16 by Barcelona in a humiliating manner after building a four-goal advantage in the first leg while losing the return leg 6-1 at Camp Nou .

Author: 0 Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers

Real Madrid have won their appeal against Nacho's suspension and are subsequently able to play the defender in their crucial LaLiga away match against Celta Vigo on Wednesday. For his part, Isco is demanding "one last push" in the season finale with the former Malaga forward urging the team to push through against his one-time club.

Author: 0 Cavs postpone thought of Warriors, 'stress'

Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . The Cavaliers stretched the lead to 35 points in the third quarter, 109-74. Irving came out firing in the second half, and scored the Cavaliers' first 11 points. Irving re-emerged after halftime for 21 points in the third quarter.

Author: 0 'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

LeBron will have a hard time driving and finishing when JaVale McGee is in the game - certainly more hard than anything he's faced in these playoffs. Ali and Frazier fought three times, with Frazier handing Ali the first loss of his pro career when the two first met in 1971 in "The Fight of the Century".

Author: 0 James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

While Al Horford and Avery Bradley proved to be extremely effective in the playoffs, the Celtics still needed another player that can score consistently. And while James now leads in the playoff point totals, he still lags Jordan's regular-season point total. "As of tonight, I'll get started". I was like, if I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game? "I did pretty much everything that MJ did when I was a kid", he said.

Sport UFC Fight Night 109 Post-Fight Press Conference in Stockholm
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night 109 Post-Fight Press Conference in Stockholm

Gustafsson's Sunday couldn't have gone any better; emphatically win the main event in front of your home fans, your girlfriend says yes to your marriage proposal, then you pick up a $50,000 bonus for Fight of the Night honors. "It's all about the lost rounds", Gustafsson said. "Show these boys how to throw an uppercut the right way!" The victory marked Gustafsson's second win in a row overall after dropping a heartbreaking split decision to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in 2015.

Sport D'oh! No! Homer and 'The Simpsons earn Baseball Hall of Fame tribute
Author: 0 D'oh! No! Homer and 'The Simpsons earn Baseball Hall of Fame tribute

Homer Jay Simpson " Home Run Homer" "Dancing Homer" "Hungry, Hungry Homer" Springfield Isotopes, 1990; Capital City, 1990; Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, 1992. That's Steve Sax , Wade Boggs and Ozzie Smith . I've been a fan for 40 years, which is how long some games take. Of course, three of the players from the famed episode were on hand Saturday.

Sport Brewers, Cubs rained out at Wrigley Field, makeup on July 6
Author: 0 Brewers, Cubs rained out at Wrigley Field, makeup on July 6

But reliever Mike Montgomery (0-3) loaded the bases with walks to Bandy and Keon Broxton, and Arcia tied it with a single on a slow roller toward second baseman Ben Zobrist . He was a free agent after going 12-13 with a 4.64 ERA in 32 starts for Houston a year ago. The Cubs opened the scoring with three runs in the first inning.

Author: 0 Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

The addition of those pieces alone won't be enough to get past a Cavs team that's full of players in their prime in my mind. The 2016 champion Cavaliers and the 2015 champion Warriors will battled for the crown for a third straight year in the best-of-seven starting at Golden State on Thursday.

Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

Leicester winger Marc Albrighton received a nasty bruise under his eye after being caught by Fernandinho's elbow in a second-half challenge. "The first goal from Leicester , [Nicolas] Otamendi slipped and [Riyad] Mahrez took advantage".

Sport Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

But if James returns to his old form in Game 4, as most expect he will, Cleveland should once again show their class. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James celebrates his three point basket during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics , on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston .

Author: 0 Stanley Cup playoffs: Senators force game seven against Penguins

Once they get a lead, they have proven to be an incredibly tough team to come back on because of how frustratingly stingy they are with scoring chances. "Definitely a big bounce-back game", said an admiring Hoffman. That said, we can look back at the history of players on both sides of Thursday night's winner-take-all affair and try to determine which players have shown the gift for coming up big when everything is on the line.

Sport Wawrinka wins Geneva ATP title
Author: 0 Wawrinka wins Geneva ATP title

Nishikori survived two match points in the eighth game on second serves - the second when Zverev hit an easy victor into the net. A day after he survived three match points, Nishikori fended off two more against Zverev but that only delayed the inevitable.

Sport Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid
Author: 0 Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

The Spaniard is now 15-0 on his favoured surface this year having also picked up his 10th titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona in recent weeks. Nadal disposed of Novak Djokovic for his first win over the Serb for three years on Saturday and victory saw him level Djokovic's record of 30 Masters Series titles.