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IPL 2017 team review: Inconsistency mars Kings XI Punjab

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While Jos Buttler, like Stokes, also had to fly back, MI, knowing that the right-hander would not be a part of the playoffs, gave Lendl Simmons an opportunity to get into his groove. The kind of consistency he showed, none of the other players could do that, an individual couldn't take responsibility. The rest of our players, whether Indian or foreign, should learn a lot from Hashim Amla . Read More »

Terry makes scoring return to lineup for champion Chelsea

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This was the first game since Chelsea were crowned champions, with the Blues securing their fifth Premier League title at the Hawthorns three days earlier thanks to Batshuayi's 82nd-minute goal. Watford's game plan of foul foul foul familiar, but Chelsea perserve once again. The 36-year-old started the first four games of the season for Chelsea but has not been in the starting XI in the league since a 2-2 draw at Swansea in September. Read More »

Wayne Rooney: 'We could have done better against Tottenham Hotspur'

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After the final whistle, fans poured on to the pitch to say their goodbyes. "To be honest I think in the Premier League lately the results are not the best - we lost at Arsenal ending that unbeatable run we drew at home to Swansea". Tottenham Hotspur went through a rough patch following the departure of Gareth Bale in 2013 and the number of signings made from his transfer fee struggled to fill the hole he left. Read More »

John Terry focus after his start against Watford

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The 36-year-old notched his 67th Chelsea strike by sliding in to divert a loose, bouncing ball following a Willian corner beyond Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, in off the post. And there was more bad news for the visitors in added time when Prodl received his second yellow after bringing down Pedro. Another Premier League title is the icing on the cake for the former England global, and a first goal of the season against Watford this evening was a great way to celebrate. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard doesn't think Zaza Pachulia intentionally tried to injure him

Then at the 7:23 mark, a couple plays or a play later, Steph shot the ball and LaMarcus Aldridge went to contest and went up underneath Steph. The shot clock was coming down. "Like I said, we've got guys, which is a good thing". Leonard finished with 26-points in just under 24 minutes of action. Mills was fouled by the Warriors' Klay Thompson and stepped up to shoot two free throws. Read More »

Les compos de départ — Juve-Monaco

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Nous sommes très heureux de cette demi-finale, très fiers des joueurs. Ils sortent la tête haute. Désireux d'aller de l'avant, les joueurs de Jardim ont réussi à déstabiliser ceux d'Allegri pendant les dix premières minutes, sans pour autant se procurer d'occasion nette. Read More »

Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a 'dirty player'

Thomas said after the Boston Celtics' 121-102 loss Sunday that the officiating needs to change as the second-round series continues after the Wizards played him hard in holding him to two points after the first 15 minutes. His assist total in those four games are 9, 4, 4, and 5. To round off the teams, both have a reserve force of agitators and spark plugs who are crucial for deep playoff runs. Read More »

Hamilton wins thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton is the victor of the Spanish Grand Prix 2017, having staged an epic battle with Ferrari man Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton started the race on pole but a ideal getaway for Vettel from second on the grid saw the Ferrari man initially take the lead. Read More »

Chelsea celebrate Premier League title with 4-3 romp against Watford

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Chelsea will get to celebrate all over again when they host relegated Sunderland on Sunday while Watford will lock horns with Manchester City on the final day of the league season. And Conte said now the title is secure, his next goal is to break this record against Sunderland on Sunday. "There were some positives, some not so positives, but overall it was a good game and I'm proud of my team", said Mazzarri, whose team remain 16th. Read More »

Nadal réussit le test Kyrgios — Madrid

Mais si Djokovic était à l'époque le favori, ce n'est plus le cas aujourd'hui. Rafael Nadal a remporté le tournoi de Barcelone le week-end dernier dans la foulé de sa victoire au Masters 1000 de Monte Carlo une semaine plus tôt. Il jouera en 8es l'Uruguayen Pablo Cuevas (8e). Nadal a empilé cinq jeux d'affilée pour se mettre à l'abri (6-3, 4-0) et n'a laissé que des miettes à Kyrgios. Read More »

Bastian Schweinsteiger to Get Medal if Man United Claim Europa Title

The Argentina goalkeeper has played 11 of the 14 Europa League matches this season but remains back-up to the outstanding de Gea , naturally leading to questions as to whether Mourinho will switch to the coveted Spaniard for the final. " The referee and the goal referee decide not to give it ", Mourinho said after the 0-0 draw. "We are not going to say that matches are not important matches". Read More »

Man City's First Departure Revealed

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He was a key member of the side that won the Premier League title in 2012, scoring the opening goal in the dramatic 3-2 final-day win over Queens Park Rangers that ensured City became champions of England for the first time since 1968. Read More »

Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

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North Korea's latest missile launch suggests a major step forward in Kim Jong Un's quest to develop a nuclear tipped intercontinental ballistic missile that could strike the USA mainland, analysts say. But Russia's defence ministry later said the missile landed about 500 kilometres from its territory and posed no threat. The launch jeopardizes new South Korean President Moon Jae-in's willingness for dialogue with the North, and came as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war ... Read More »

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Tottenham said goodbye to their famous ground today with a 2-1 win over Manchester United, played out in a carnival atmosphere at The Lane . Manchester United , on the other hand, now find a top four place out of reach, with success in the Europa League final against Ajax their only chance of booking a place in next season's Champions League. Read More »

West Brom v Chelsea preview

This step was big for us, a big win. "Now we are very close but we need to take another step". West Brom boss Tony Pulis is determined to prolong Chelsea's wait to be crowned Premier League champions when the sides meet at The Hawthorns on Friday. Read More »

Klopp relishes the pressure in top-four bid

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The victory firmed up Liverpool's third-place position, putting them three points ahead of Manchester City and four above Manchester United, though both top-four rivals have a game in hand. It took a moment of magic from the Reds' No. 23 to take all three points from a testing atmosphere at Vicarage Road, with Can netting his fifth goal of the season. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez Punishes, Dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

At long last, Alvarez is ready to give boxing fans what they want. It could end up at the T-Mobile on Mexican Independence weekend. "I knew Canelo was going to beat Chavez easy, and I thought he was going to get up there after what he did past year and make another scene, say something like, 'I did this to Chavez, and I'll do the same thing to you, Triple-G, '" Golovkin said. Read More »

Zaza Pachulia: Zaza Pachulia unlikely to be disciplined

It's just not what anybody does to anybody else. "And this particular individual (Pachulia) has a history with that kind of action". Zaza Pachulia's questionable play to close in on Leonard's shot, by sliding his feet underneath, changed the complexity of the game. Read More »

Wall leads Wizards to National Basketball Association win over Celtics

Next up: Fix the issue we saw come up Friday at the end of Game 6 of the Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards second-round series . "The last play was really for me to get to the corner and Brad [Beal] come open", Wall said. Lopsided results dominated the first postseason series between Boston and Washington since 1984 with each game decided by at least 10 points. Washington countered with the help of a superb backcourt. Read More »

Champions Chelsea Sink Watford In Seven-Goal Thriller

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I've learnt an terrible lot of things sitting there and watching the group, how things have panned out. The popular Italian was the first to get the "bumps" " the celebratory ritual so common in England these days where a person is thrown in the air and caught by his club colleagues " after Chelsea's 1-0 win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday evening that clinched the title. Read More »

'Stifle Tower' Gobert important to Utah hopes in Game Seven

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Despite scoring 13 points with nine assists, he has now played 76 career playoff games, which is the most all-time by a player without a conference finals appearance as veteran Paul Pierce officially retired. The teams had identical 51-31 records in the regular season. If JJ Redick, Jordan, Crawford, Rivers, Speights, or Mbah a Moute come through for Los Angeles, they should win Game 7. Read More »

Tottenham failed to seize 'key moment' at West Ham, says Mauricio Pochettino

And boss Pochettino conceded his side had let their opportunity slip as, for the second season running, they look set to come up short. "Today was a key moment and one of those moments where if you are going to win a title you have to win." Midway through the second half, in what was West Ham's first attack, Lanzini scored after some scrappy, goalmouth pinball. Read More »

Les Celtics éliminent les Wizards 115-105

Les deux équipes ont joué durs et nous avons survécu. Ils ont réalisé des paniers importants tout le long de la série. De quoi rendre vains les 38 points de Bradley Beal ou les 18 points, 11 passes et 7 rebonds d'un John Wall maladroit comme en atteste son 8 sur 23 aux tirs. Read More »

ESPN's Shelley Smith having tests after scare at Warriors

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The Warriors' medical staff tended to Smith, who then was taken to a hospital for further evaluation, and she tweeted a little while later that she was doing "good". "We send her the very best wished for a speedy recovery", ESPN said, and promised more information when it was available. Dan Martinez, the Warriors' public relations director, posted on Twitter crediting the fast-acting staff around during the frightening moment. Read More »

Arsenal's 'fighting spirit' has returned, says Arsene Wenger

The Gunners still need Liverpool or Manchester City to drop points before they stand a chance, but Wenger's side have now regained crucial momentum and confidence ahead of their final two games against Sunderland and Everton. "But as well, it's not disastrous". Star forward Alexis Sanchez faces a fitness test, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Santi Cazorla are definitely out. Read More »