• Julian Assange rape charges dropped by Swedish authorities
Julian Assange rape charges dropped by Swedish authorities

He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution for information leaks as thousand of classified military and diplomatic documents were published by WikiLeaks. Assange said he had spent seven years either under house arrest or living inside the embassy, without charge, as he faced sex-related allegations in Sweden, wh...

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  • FA Cup final: Chelsea player ratings for shock loss to Arsenal
FA Cup final: Chelsea player ratings for shock loss to Arsenal

Ozil's corner was headed on to a post by Welbeck and Ramsey also hit the woodwork from three yards out. It is not an enviable distinction, but the Chelsea wing-back can have no complaints over referee Anthony Taylor's decision to issue a second yellow card on 68 minutes after he threw himself to the ground in the penalty area after an Alex Ox...

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  • Wenger will give away his cup medal again
Wenger will give away his cup medal again

However, they come into the clash with something of a defensive crisis with Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista definitely out because of suspension and a knee injury respectively, while Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt with concussion. Thirtyeight games played since then and his side have suffered just four defeats. That season I experienced pai...

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  • 'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence
'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence

Brook last fought in September when he took a challenging fight up at middleweight against unbeaten Gennady Golovkin but won plenty of plaudits before he was stopped in the fifth round. He is among boxing's best pound-for-pound fighters but Spence's critics point out that he has fought mostly weak competition. "There are question marks over Er...

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  • Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale misses Premiership final
Wasps blow as injured Kurtley Beale misses Premiership final

A 15-game unbeaten streak - which included last weekend's last-gasp win over Saracens in the semi-finals - has put them on the cusp of greatness. But Exeter dominated the additional 20 minutes in terms of territory, and three Steenson penalties - his victor arriving in the 97th minute - sent the Chiefs fans among a 79,000 crowd wild.

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  • Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Conte
Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Conte

Inter Milan have been credited with an interest in Conte this summer but he has two years left on his current deal and is keen to sign an extension. "He has done a good job and only this season they missed the Champions League ". "They might try that to give themselves a chance, but the way they usually play with "you have a shot and we have...

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  • The NFL is relaxing its celebration rules
The NFL is relaxing its celebration rules

Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday announced the NFL's decision to lighten up and allow a wider range of look-at-me scoring celebrations. Players are allowed to use the ball as a prop, celebrate in groups and celebrate on the ground, as per ESPN .

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  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

On Wednesday, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue made an interesting, and somewhat head scratching, remark when asked about defending the Boston Celtics' offense without Isiah Thomas. It's a blowout I thought needed to happen. We knew were this was going. A blown lead will result in a Cleveland win, and rob the Celtics of a chanc...

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  • Celebration Change For Better In NFL
Celebration Change For Better In NFL

National Football League owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. According to NFL Research , 22 of the league's 83 overtime periods over the past five years have lasted at least 10 minutes. The NFL's goal is to make celebration p...

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  • Malaga vs. Real Madrid live stream
Malaga vs. Real Madrid live stream

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scores the opening goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga , Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017 . Zinedine Zidane revelled in Real Madrid's "incredible" title triumph as "the Spanish League is the most handsome for me". Earlier this month, Donetsk also claimed their 10...

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  • Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

Scott Dixon has secured pole position for next week's Indianapolis 500. After allowing engineer Chris Simmons to tinker with his car's qualifying trim and later questioning whether the changes might be too daring, Dixon delivered with the fastest speeds he's ever seen at Indianapolis.

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  • Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman
Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman

The 28-year-old Adams made his major league debut with St. Louis in 2012. Adams is already en route to Atlanta and is expected to start Sunday's series finale against the Nationals. Atlanta also received cash considerations in the trade. Burgos will report to Triple-A Gwinnett. Piscotty, who was hurt May 4, played in three games at Triple-A Memph...

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  • Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag
Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag

When pressed on how many new faces he wants this summer, the Dutchman added: "I know everything, that's not for you". The board may also prefer to keep Wenger on at the club with many of Europe's top mangers already in employment. "I can not tell you now (about my future)". As well as facing supporter protests, Wenger has found increased crit...

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  • Is Lonzo Ball the right choice for the Lakers at No. 2?
Is Lonzo Ball the right choice for the Lakers at No. 2?

When Philadelphia 76ers hired Sam Hinkie to be their general manager in 2013, he immediately embarked on a three-year quest to dismantle the team and acquire as many premium draft picks as possible. "If they got no new players, if they improved defensively, there were so many games we were in, just couldn't get that stop to turn it into a victo...

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  • Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate
Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

Southampton boss Claude Puel: "Any teams have a debrief at the end of the season and this is normal but the end of the season is after the last game". " Many people thought it would not be possible for a Dutch team to reach a final", he said. And whether Jose plays a weakened side or not, it will always be a hard task because even if they are youn...

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  • JD Martinez: JD Martinez hits fifth homer in win
JD Martinez: JD Martinez hits fifth homer in win

Iglesias went to third on an infield single by third baseman Nicholas Castellanos, and watched them all score on a three-run home run by right fielder J.D. Still, it wasn't really the offense's fault that the game was lost. "You don't enjoy one like that unless you win it". His best season was in 2015 when he hit 38 home runs and drove in 102.

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  • Aguero the main man for Guardiola as Manchester City shine
Aguero the main man for Guardiola as Manchester City shine

Goal's Sam Lee was at the Etihad to witness the action, and he breaks down all the big talking points from the game below... A presentation took place on the pitch in which Zabaleta was shown video tributes and handed a lifetime City season ticket.

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  • Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion, Premier League 2017
Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion, Premier League 2017

But Guardiola, whose side finish their campaign at Watford on Sunday, said: "I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs and the other teams". "At the moment Yaya is just concentrating on getting City into the Champions League. Especially the next one at home in front of our own fans because I think they deserve it", Fernandinho...

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  • Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery
Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

If the Heat's logo is not the one that comes out of the first envelope during the broadcast for the 14th overall pick , that means they will have jumped into one of the first three selections. While any team that gets the first pick will obviously be thrilled with, not all teams would profit to the same degree. No matter where they finish in...

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  • Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' for Sunday
Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' for Sunday

Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry was "pretty upset" with James's ball-spinning. Here's what we learned from this one. Lowry averaged 15.1 points in 38.7 minutes per game. We're executing on the defensive end at a very high level, but it doesn't stop here. But among the players on Toronto's $108 million roster, they need to slow James to so...

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  • Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set
Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set

Looking at the betting trends, the Spurs are 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games against a team above.600, 2-6 ATS in their last eight games playing on two days' rest and 6-2 ATS in their last eight Conference Finals games. He's been spotty for the Spurs throughout the playoffs, though he finished with 34 points and 16 rebounds against the Rock...

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  • Carlos Martinez gets 2 hits, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3
Carlos Martinez gets 2 hits, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3

Chicago left-hander Jon Lester tried to field the ball and flip it home, but the attempt came up short while Martinez took second with nobody covering. Schwarber and Happ are already old friends. "It was a changeup - got barrel on it, and watching it go, it had a little bit of legs to it", Happ said of the home run.

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  • Blue Jays' Jay Biagini goes five strong in a win over Seattle
Blue Jays' Jay Biagini goes five strong in a win over Seattle

To cap off his night, in the seventh, Smoak even put his power-hitter hat back on with an 409-foot bomb to centre off Sam Gaviglio. Entering play on Thursday evening against the Mariners , the Blue Jays will be sporting a disappointing 13-21 record, thanks in part to the amount of injuries that the club has already been forced to endure this s...

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  • Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

At stake is a trip to the Eastern Conference final. "We have no time to waste right now". "We know that's not going to be the exact same story". Andre Burakovsky has been the star of the show, notching three goals over the past two games.

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  • Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series
Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series

In the first quarter, the Spurs outscored the Rockets 31-24. "They played well at the offensive end with a lot of sense and defensively it was one of our best nights". After the Rockets failed to reach 100 points only five times in the entire regular season , the Spurs kept them below the century mark three times, ending with the stifling 79 in th...

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