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Sports Wenger's future at Arsenal still up for debate
Author: 0 Wenger's future at Arsenal still up for debate

Arsenal back in the Premier League life after the global break as they are at home against Stoke on Sunday before their Europe League Quarter Final fixture against CSKA Moskva. (The hunger) is as big as I've ever seen, yes, for sure. It's a pleasure for me to sit next to him. Wilshere is expected to feature and has some impressing to do with his club future and chances of making Gareth Southgate's England squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018 still in doubt.

Sports Tottenham star Alli: I'll still be criticised for heroics against Chelsea
Author: 0 Tottenham star Alli: I'll still be criticised for heroics against Chelsea

The result means Antonio Conte's side are now eight points behind fourth-place Spurs with just seven league games remaining, but Alli does not think the race for the Champions League places has been settled. "I don't know [if hopes of a top-four finish are gone]". "The club has to take the decision. I am not anxious about this". The loss leaves Stoke 19th in the league with 27 points, while Arsenal stay sixth with 51 points, 10 points off the Champions League qualification places.

Sports 'There will be fire!' - Klopp promises another Liverpool vs Man City classic
Author: 0 'There will be fire!' - Klopp promises another Liverpool vs Man City classic

That season, the Ivorian scored 37 goals in 44 games. Manchester City warmed up for their trip to Anfield by beating Everton 3-1 on Saturday evening to leave them just one win from securing the Premier League title. The attacker now boasts of 29 goals in the English Premier League and is only the second African to do so. Salah's performances this season have led to comparisons with Barcelona's Lionel Messi, both being short in stature, left footed, able to work efficiently in tight ...

Sports Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Liverpool forwards nearly unstoppable
Author: 0 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Liverpool forwards nearly unstoppable

Everton boss Sam Allardyce acknowledged Guardiola's City side were one of the best teams he has ever come against during his managerial career. City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan appointed Guardiola as manager for many reasons in 2016, but none were perhaps quite as important as the cold-headed, winning mentality that the Catalan is now displaying at the defining stage of the season.

Sports Villanova - Michigan Set For Title Match
Author: 0 Villanova - Michigan Set For Title Match

The thought going into Villanova's Final Four game against Kansas was that the victor would be the team that stopped its opponent from sinking three-point baskets. Malik Newman added 21 points and eight rebounds , and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk chipped in 10 points. So it was heartbreaking to him for his team-high 23 points to not be enough to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a national championship.

Sports Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels
Author: 0 Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels

Ohtani (1-0) pounded his glove following a 1-2-3 shutdown fifth. But Angels catcher Martin Maldonado, a Gold Glove victor last season , picked off Jonathan Lucroy at first base, with Albert Pujols applying the tag to end the inning. The A's Stephen Piscotty drove in two runs with a two-out single to chase Shoemaker. He struck out four and walked three and threw 89 pitches. Petit had not allowed an inherited runner to score since May 8, 2016, leaving 32 consecutive runners stranded.

Sports What is the College Basketball 3 on 3 Tournament?
Author: 0 What is the College Basketball 3 on 3 Tournament?

The Ramblers play third-seeded MI on Saturday night. The Final Four is underway with MI winning the opening tip in the first semifinal game against Loyola-Chicago. Beilein, still without a national title, has 248 of his 799 career wins at MI. Loyola-Chicago is only the fourth No. 11 seed to reach the national semifinals.

Author: 0 UFC: 'Conor who?' Ferguson wants GSP, not McGregor

White spoke to ESPN Sunday night and said McGregor wasn't considered to fill in for Ferguson. Conor McGregor could very well attend UFC 223 , his striking coach Owen Roddy has hinted. As far as McGregor's lightweight championship, he will hold onto that belt for six more days until Holloway and Nurmagomedov actually step into the Octagon against each other and then by the end of that fight a new king at 155 pounds will be determined.

Sports Ogunbowale encore! Final Four hero lifts Irish to title
Author: 0 Ogunbowale encore! Final Four hero lifts Irish to title

The Fighting Irish trailed 30-17 at halftime, as their three second-quarter points were the fewest in a period in Final Four history. Two days earlier, Ogunbowale's jumper with one second remaining in overtime knocked off previously unbeaten CT in the semifinals.

Sports England strengthen grip on second Test against New Zealand
Author: 0 England strengthen grip on second Test against New Zealand

File image of England captain Joe Root and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. After resuming on 192 for 6, Southee signalled New Zealand's intent by pulling the fourth ball of the morning, from Ben Stokes, over wide long-on for the 64th six of his Test career, drawing him level with AB de Villiers for the most by any active global player.

Sports Yankees May Shift Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton After Aaron Hicks' Rib Injury
Author: 0 Yankees May Shift Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton After Aaron Hicks' Rib Injury

Ryan Tepera (1-0) pitched the top of the eighth for the win. Austin homered in consecutive at bats against Marco Estrada , the first multihomer game of his career. NY (+135) is hosting this game as the underdog to Toronto (-155) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this game at 8.5 runs. McKinney had been recalled by the Yankees on Friday after center fielder Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right intercostal muscle strain.

Sports LONDON DERBY: Chelsea, Tottenham In Shootout For Top 4
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The West Londoners are now sat 5th in the Premier League and must make up a five-point gap on Spurs as they attempt to qualify for Champions League football next season. "So we must focus and try to work hard". Victory for Tottenham means they moved eight points clear of Chelsea in fifth with seven games remaining.

Sports Thompson thrives on ANA return
Author: 0 Thompson thrives on ANA return

A closing bogey on the par-5 ninth tainted an otherwise strong showing under vast pressure. Could the outspoken Jang return to the LPGA Tour soon? Sure, I was in the rough a few times and had to make a couple of good up-and-downs around the greens, but I never put myself under too much stress.

Sports Liverpool Star Can't Wait For Manchester City Clash
Author: 0 Liverpool Star Can't Wait For Manchester City Clash

Palace, who inflicted the first league defeat of Klopp's tenure, were left frustrated in their battle to stay alive in the Premier League , seeing Liverpool come from behind and Sadio Mane escape a red card in the second half. Liverpool momentarily ovetook Manchester United in the Premier League table with the win. Meanwhile, Klopp conceded that the injury sustained by Adam Lallana partly overshadows Liverpool's victory in the capital.

Sports Brendan Rodgers says historic 'double treble' would top Celtic's 'Invincibles' season
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers says historic 'double treble' would top Celtic's 'Invincibles' season

Reflecting on the youngster's initial years at Celtic Park, Rodgers said that Ajer started as a midfielder, but it was soon felt that the player could be more successful while playing from the back. Manager Brendan Rodgers meanwhile has hailed Scott Bain's style as being "perfect" for Celtic- with talks on extending the keeper's stay likely to kick-off shortly.

Sports Warriors' Patrick McCaw takes hard fall, stretchered off court vs. Kings
Author: 0 Warriors' Patrick McCaw takes hard fall, stretchered off court vs. Kings

The Golden State Warriors breezed past the Sacramento Kings Saturday night by a score of 112-96, but that victory has been overshadowed by an unfortunate accident that left Warriors guard Patrick McCaw lying flat on the court, eventually having to be carried off on a stretcher after landing hard on his back following a foul by the Kings' Vince Carter .

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Author: 0 Zidane: "Bale's performance? I'm happy for him, and that's it..."

Competition with club-record signing Gareth Bale for a starting spot hasn't been easy, but many Madridistas have backed the Spaniard to come good on his vast talent, sooner rather than later. We're not going to start speculating, we know we are in for a hard game. "I spoke with him this week, he's good, relaxed", Emery said. Kroos played 90 minutes in both of Germany's friendlies against Spain and Brazil, while Marcelo also played every minute in two games for Brazil over the global break.

Sports Loyola's loss proved no one is safe from the Crying Jordan meme
Author: 0 Loyola's loss proved no one is safe from the Crying Jordan meme

But the Ramblers came back from an early 12-4 deficit with a 15-3 run that gave everyone supporting them - from here to Rogers Park and beyond - hope. Loyola, which had led by 10 in the second half, now trailed by eight. It was a taller, longer, more dynamic group and the Ramblers began to struggle controlling the basketball against the energized defense.

Sports Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open title
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open title

Besides the trip to the final, there are a few significant other perks for Stephens, who spent some of her youth learning the game at Key Biscayne . Stephens was the surprise champion at the U.S. Remarkably, Stephens hit just three winners while winning a grueling, 57-minute opening set in a tiebreak. The match began with four straight breaks, and continued in that topsy-turvy vein for the rest of the first set.

Sports Leyton Orient urge 'critically ill' Ray Wilkins to 'keep fighting'
Author: 0 Leyton Orient urge 'critically ill' Ray Wilkins to 'keep fighting'

Gary Lineker, a former worldwide teammate of Wilkins, also posted a message of support from his Twitter account. Jackie said: "It's a very hard time for the family". He started his career at Chelsea and spent six years with the Blues, and later had numerous stints as assistant manager. They said: "The thoughts of everybody at Chelsea Football Club are with Ray Wilkins and his family tonight".

Sports Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards, 3-31
Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards, 3-31

Wall, who last played on January 25 and had left knee surgery six days later, made his first shot of the game - a 3-pointer from the top of the key - and played 33 minutes. Charlotte is 3 in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game and 27 by dishing out 21.3 assists per contest. He is also expected to sit out Sunday's game against Chicago.

Sports Penn State captures NIT championship
Author: 0 Penn State captures NIT championship

From there, the Nittany Lions opened the second with a 19-0 spurt capped by Garner's 3 off an assist from Carr to make it 37-11. This one-sided play continued in the second half, with the Nittany Lions taking over in the third quarter and going up by as many as 20 points in the fourth.

Sports Real Madrid leave Cristiano Ronaldo out of squad to face Las Palmas
Author: 0 Real Madrid leave Cristiano Ronaldo out of squad to face Las Palmas

The Italians face the La Liga giants in the Champions League quarter-finals and the veteran goalkeeper believes 33-year-old Ronaldo has developed his game to remain as devastating to opposition teams. He has now netted 22 league goals this season, three behind top scorer Lionel Messi . A win for the Spanish giants could send them within one point of Atletico Madrid in the race to finish second behind Barcelona .

Sports Kings game goes off without disruption outside Golden 1 Center
Author: 0 Kings game goes off without disruption outside Golden 1 Center

Clark had a cellphone in his hands, which was mistaken for a gun, and footage of the shooting has sparked protests not just in Sacramento, but around the country. Early Thursday, crews attached green cloth to hundreds of feet of temporary chain link fence around Golden 1 Center. "The same media that humanizes white terrorists vilifies black victims", he said.

Sports New kids ready to take on San Diego's old timers
Author: 0 New kids ready to take on San Diego's old timers

As per reports, Myers came out of last night's game for a pinch-runner in the seventh inning due to continued back stiffness. Lucchesi just missed getting through five innings and Makita would have gotten the win if Hand hadn't imploded. They had the bases loaded but Eric Hosmer grounded into a double play. Lucchesi, a Newark, California native, impressed the Padres in spring training, pitching in four games, starting two.

Sports Rafael Benitez hails his players as Newcastle close in on safety
Author: 0 Rafael Benitez hails his players as Newcastle close in on safety

Ayoze Perez's 80th-minute victor settled a nervy contest on Saturday, Newcastle deservedly taking the three points after missing a series of first-half chances. The win has lifted Newcastle to 12th in the table, and opened up a seven-point gap to Southampton , who now fill the third of the relegation positions.

Sports Guardiola pleased to beat Everton for first time as manager
Author: 0 Guardiola pleased to beat Everton for first time as manager

Benjamin Mendy (knee) also remains on the sidelines. On-loan defender Eliaquim Mangala will not be eligible to feature against his parent club on Saturday. The City supporter opted to cover himself head to toe in sky blue as he toured the outer area of Goodison before kick-off, while his Everton counterpart went for quite the opposite.

Sports IPL 2018: After Warner ban, Sunrisers Hyderabad pick Alex Hales as replacement
Author: 0 IPL 2018: After Warner ban, Sunrisers Hyderabad pick Alex Hales as replacement

However, ever since the ball-tampering scandal came under the spotlight, Warner who initially stepped down as the Captain of the franchise, later was barred from even participating by BCCI. Hales will have big boots to fill as Warner was one of Sunrisers' match-winners. Sunrisers were quick to announce their new captain in New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson.

Sports Jose Mourinho full of the joys of spring after United win
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho full of the joys of spring after United win

Jesse Lingard, in particular, was a thorn in the flesh for Carvalhal's men with his turns and ability to weave in some defence-splitting passes. Jose Mourinho was in such good spirits after Manchester United beat Swansea that he invited rival manager Carlos Carvalhal into his post-match news conference.