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Author: 0 Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in four seasons

Arsenal , plagued by defensive selection issues, claimed a third FA Cup win in four seasons and 13th in total, making them the outright most successful team in the competition's history ahead of Manchester United. "For the rest, we will see what happens". I have nothing against Antonio, he has done a fantastic job. "I invite you to live with me one day and one thing you can not question is my commitment".

Author: 0 No-name Penguins defense faces unheralded Predators centers

In the nets: Nashville's Pekka Rinne is one of the league's longest-tenured goalies and gets his first chance at a final. Yet for all the resiliency the Penguins have shown during their injury-marred title defense , they are taking nothing for granted heading into Game 1 on Monday night.

Sport Price set to make season debut Monday
Author: 0 Price set to make season debut Monday

But Price wasn't expected to be in tip-top form, and he did a decent job overall. "We are taking steps in the right direction", Jones said. "I felt good. But he also wasn't as efficient as the Red Sox will need him to be. Both Pawtucket starter Haviland and Durham starter Yonny Chirinos delivered strong pitching performances.

Sport Steve Kerr surprised Warriors favored over Cavs in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Steve Kerr surprised Warriors favored over Cavs in NBA Finals

Cleveland , however, is probably the team best suited to beat them. Our goals were set at the beginning of the season, and that's to win a championship. Barea, who took turns frustrating James into subpar performances during the series . "I mean, it's up there". "It's going to be very challenging", James said.

Author: 0 Hazard makes Chelsea history by winning award

The 26-year-old's current deal expires in 2020 and has in recent months been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge. 'I spent a very good season here. The Belgium global was one of the key players in the Blues' latest Premier League success , netting 16 times and setting up five more for his teammates.

Sport Cody Bellinger cranks 11th homer in Dodgers' win
Author: 0 Cody Bellinger cranks 11th homer in Dodgers' win

Hill (2-2) recovered from a bout of wildness in his last start to pitch five innings, giving up one run and two hits. It lived up to their pregame ranking as the league's best in ERA, strikeouts and strikeout-to-walk ratio. "I'm just trying to be consistent", Bellinger said. "It's pretty insane, but I just try to keep going day-by-day in the cage". In addition to the two solo home runs , Corey Seager had a two-out RBI single and Yasiel Puig a sacrifice fly to produce runs against Leake.

Sport Bryce Harper punches Hunter Strickland and sparks brawl at Giants-Nationals game
Author: 0 Bryce Harper punches Hunter Strickland and sparks brawl at Giants-Nationals game

His eyes were wide as he flung his helmet - it wasn't close to Strickland, it might've slipped - and they started swinging away. Both players were ejected from the game, but getting the 6-foot-4, 100kg Strickland off the field proved easier said than done, as the Giants pitcher resisted attempts from his teammates to drag him to the dugout.

Sport Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman
Author: 0 Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

General manager John Coppolella and the Atlanta Braves front office wasted little time in finding an MLB-quality replacement for injured superstar Freddie Freeman . He is a defense-first first baseman with decent contact ability. He is slashing.307/.340/.466 in 22 games with Gwinnett so far this season. "I'm not trying to come in here and be Freddie", Adams said.

Author: 0 Moses is not a cheat - Conte

He described the criticism he had faced as a "disgrace" in a BBC interview broadcast prior to the final and returned to the theme after lifting the trophy. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that the sending off of Victor Moses was decisive in the came. Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner ...

Author: 0 LeBron says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

Golden State's Steve Kerr expects to decide soon whether he will coach in the NBA Finals , saying Monday he's not yet ready but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1 . I would say I've gotten a little better. "I'm not well enough to coach game, and I know that [because] I coached all 82 games and I did OK", Kerr explained.

Sport Crawford dominates Diaz en route to TKO victory
Author: 0 Crawford dominates Diaz en route to TKO victory

Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs) has been asked so often that he answers before the question is even finished being asked. Crawford retained the WBC-WBO super lightweight belts with the win. He hasn't said he would take Crawford-Indongo to pay-per-view, too, but HBO Sports executive vice president Peter Nelson might not be willing to televise Crawford's next fight so soon.

Sport Rogic the match victor as historic treble is secured
Author: 0 Rogic the match victor as historic treble is secured

Hayes opened the scoring in the ninth minute on Saturday, before Celtic replied two minutes later via Stuart Armstrong , and the Hoops' Tom Rogic grabbed the victor two minutes into stoppage time. The Hoops have gone the entire domestic season unbeaten in three competitions, the first side in Scotland to ever achieve the feat. And the players have dealt brilliantly with pressure.

Author: 0 IPL 2017 final MI vs RPS: 5 turning points in the humdinger

But two-time champions Mumbai would be no pushovers as skipper Rohit Sharma insisted that the team would take their confidence forward from the win against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier. On if he's seen better death bowling than in the final: Not really. Congratulations to Mumbai Indians with their thrilling IPL 2017 win! Jaydev Unadkat (2/19) and Adam Zampa (2/32) picked up wickets, but the star of the Pune bowlers was Washington Sundar (0/13 off 4) who bowled ...

Sport Major League notebook: Trout headed to DL, may need surgery
Author: 0 Major League notebook: Trout headed to DL, may need surgery

He slid into second base on a steal, ultimately jamming his thumb. Trout had been on a tear in May, with nine of his 16 home runs. His absence is a major blow to the Angels' playoff hopes, as they now sit just two games out of the second Wild Card spot in the American League despite a 26-27 start.

Sport Otters captain Strome wins Memorial Cup MVP
Author: 0 Otters captain Strome wins Memorial Cup MVP

But when the Coyotes sent Strome back to the Otters after seven National Hockey League games in November, he gave Erie an immediate lift, scoring at a two-points-per-game pace during the regular season while leading the Otters to the franchise's second OHL championship.

Author: 0 The best plays from the 2015 and 2016 NBA Finals

James stayed with Cleveland until 2010, where he made a decision to "take his talents to South Beach" by going to the Miami Heat. Those guys are going to challenge me. "You adapt to the style and that's the same thing that happened to me when I went to Miami". While many have complained about this level of predictability, one writers has pointed out that the NBA Finals are finally exciting again ( http://www.sfchronicle.com/warriors/article/NBA-playoffs-predictable-but .).

Author: 0 When is the NBA Finals? Schedule, TV times for Warriors-Cavaliers III

You're not allowed to forget this story. The Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to get there, and they did. The win sets up a third consecutive match-up with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

Sport Stadium roof to be closed for Champions League final
Author: 0 Stadium roof to be closed for Champions League final

Apart from Real Madrid , only Inter Milan, Marseille and Porto have a 100% record winning. FILE - In this May 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain scores a goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Monaco and Juventus at the Louis II stadium in Monaco.

Sport Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

Italy's Francesca Schiavone gestures after missing a shot against Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. "Not remembering how I played previous year". Nadal lost this year's Australian Open final in a five-set epic to Roger Federer, but the 30-year-old has marked himself out as the favourite on his preferred surface.

Author: 0 South Africa cruise to 7-wicket consolation win vs England

In 42 years of trying England have never won a major global one-day worldwide trophy but hopes are high they can finally put an end to that damning statistic as the host nation of next month's Champions Trophy. Stokes completed his hundred with a scampered two, only to hole out at long-off soon afterwards, giving Maharaj a wicket in his final over. Jos Buttler edged a drive and was very-well caught by Faf du Plessis at second slip; then Adil Rashid went in near action replay next ball ...

Author: 0 Cavs coach says Irving is feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and another trip to the NBA Finals to meet the Golden State Warriors .

Sport Players may boycott Aussie Open after Court's comments
Author: 0 Players may boycott Aussie Open after Court's comments

In this climate, Court must not only be cast out of society for expressing her views, all reminders of her accomplishments must be erased. Her personal views are her own, and do not align with Tennis Australia's values of equality, inclusion and diversity'.

Author: 0 Jason Day misses three-footer at Byron Nelson PGA to blow title

Funk was even over the final nine holes at Greystone and is seeking his first PGA Tour Champions individual title since 2012. But a birdie for Horschel tied things up and the two went to extra time. "That was my best chance of making a 2 and getting into the playoff". Hahn nearly holed out from the fairway on his way to a closing birdie to join midway leader Jason Kokrak on 10 under in joint-third, with Byeong Hun An part of a four-way tie for fifth.

Sport Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs
Author: 0 Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs

Thomas, who was involved heavily in Boston's free-agent recruiting process last summer, including traveling with the team to make a pitch to Kevin Durant in the Hamptons, said he hasn't talked potential targets yet with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.

Sport Stenson tips Noren for major success
Author: 0 Stenson tips Noren for major success

As Noren sat back in the clubhouse, the heavens opened and the chasing pack fell away one by one - none more so than Shane Lowry who fired his tee shot out of bounds at 15, and Branden Grace who made a double bogey at the par-5 12th when finding water off the tee.

Sport Iowa beats Northwestern to win first B1G baseball title
Author: 0 Iowa beats Northwestern to win first B1G baseball title

As the game wore on, however, Iowa managed to keep Minnesota at bay every single time it got even a small bit of momentum. Both teams made highlight-reel defensive plays as the game dragged on into the night, including Iowa left fielder Chris Whelan's diving catch in foul territory - this from a guy who was hit in the face by a pitch earlier in the game yet stayed in.

Sport Pedroia flying home to undergo MRI on wrist
Author: 0 Pedroia flying home to undergo MRI on wrist

But Pedroia returned to Boston to undergo an MRI exam and other testing Tuesday morning. Abreu took the ball to the bag himself but had to slide in to beat Pedroia. Sprained left wrist for Pedroia. He finished 2014 with a.712 OPS, the lowest of his career. Josh Rutledge filled in on Monday and would be in line for more at-bats if Pedroia is sidelined for an extended period.

Author: 0 Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

Vettel went on to claim his 45th win in F1 and third of the season, with Raikkonen following home in second, but the doubt in the legitimacy of the tactics came in the timing of Raikkonen's pit stop. "We spoke about the race before [the start]", Vettel said. It used to be a case of guessing the winning margin for Mercedes in the constructors' championship, and a toss-up between which of its two drivers would win the Formula One title.

Sport Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers 7-3
Author: 0 Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers 7-3

The way Miguel Gonzalez was pitching in his last five starts, a no-hitter seemed unlikely. "It was getting quiet", Gonzalez said. Entering Sunday's game, Gonzalez was a nasty 0-5 with a 6.99 ERA in his previous five starts. RED SOX 6, MARINERS 0: At Boston, Brian Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway Park, and Boston stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games.