• Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley
Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

It then gets more hard for Antonio Conte and his team, which takes on Tottenham in the second round before games against Leicester away and Manchester City , Arsenal and Everton at home as part of their first seven games. The festive programme is typically packed, with a full round of fixtures two days before Christmas. Arsene Wenger'...

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  • Not Even The Referee Noticed Joe Hart's Blunder vs Scotland
Not Even The Referee Noticed Joe Hart's Blunder vs Scotland

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had broken the deadlock after 70 minutes before two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks put the Scots on the brink of victory. But Kane - named England captain with Wayne Rooney omitted from the squad - levelled deep into injury time from Raheem Sterling's cross to earn a point.

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green sat in his vehicle in the parking lot and called Myers, telling him he had to sign Durant. "After looking at the video, I did not verbalize to the table, and looking at the video, I should have done a better job of making sure that the table knew the technical foul was on coach Kerr".

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  • Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

Pittsburgh's Murray regained the upper hand in Game 5 on Thursday night, pitching a 24-save shutout while equalling Tom Barrasso for the most Stanley Cup final wins (seven) in Penguins history. The live bands in the lower Broadway bars have had to work their sets around game action, and Predators' goals have been met with enormous cheers roaring ...

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  • Holtmann to become Ohio State head coach
Holtmann to become Ohio State head coach

His time at Butler , however, should not in anyway be underestimated. During the NCAA Tournament, Holtman ripped IL for terminating his good friend and former colleague John Groce. Brown, 47, was born on Columbus, Ohio , and spent six years as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers during two separate stints in 2005-2010 and 2013-2014.

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  • Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds
Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough. A quick video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. He had lost his stick and was just trying to hold me down. It was Crosby's first goal of the series. "Guys have to step up", Predators coach Peter Laviolette told reporters. He asked them before the game not...

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  • Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship
Twitter users, blocked by President Trump, cry censorship

Alex Abdo, the institute's senior staff attorney, argued Twitter is akin to a town hall setting or public forum. Morgan Weiland, an affiliate scholar with Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society, says the blocked tweeters' complaint could air key questions if it ends up in court.

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  • Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak
Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

Against Juventus he denied Miralem Pjanic well early on but might have done better to keep out Mario Mandzukic's spectacular bicycle kick equaliser. They came away as losers for the seventh time in nine European Cup finals having also lost to Barcelona in 2015. He made sure we were a team, that we all contributed.

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  • Champions Trophy: Rumman Raees replaces injured Wahab in Pak squad
Champions Trophy: Rumman Raees replaces injured Wahab in Pak squad

After bowling the fourth ball of his eighth over at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday, Riaz twisted his right ankle and had to hop off the ground without his shoes on. He went through a fitness test; he was declared fully fit. He was fit for the game. "I selected him. I selected him because I wanted him to perform a role".

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  • Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

After only making 26 of 34 saves in the games in Pittsburgh, Rinne stopped all but two at Bridgestone Arena, including acrobatic saves like the sequence above, and everything about his play seems calmer and more confident once back in more comfortable surroundings.

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  • United bid for Morata rejected
United bid for Morata rejected

Another sign that points towards Chelsea is the recent dwindling of rumors linking the Blues with Real Madrid striker Álvaro Morata , who was touted for most of the past few months as the alternative big-money striker signing. That now appears to be the case after this apparent bid, with United also perusing interest in Torino striker Andrea ...

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  • Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Mickelson said that he had wrestled with the latest conflict for months and that Amanda had assured him that she would not mind if he were absent. "As I look back on life, this is a moment I'll always cherish and be glad I was present", Mickelson told the New York Times .

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  • Sai Praneeth enters Thailand Grand Prix Gold final
Sai Praneeth enters Thailand Grand Prix Gold final

Praneeth comfortably beat the Thai teenager 21-16 21-17 in the men's singles event in 50 minutes to set up a semi-final clash against the victor of Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk and Pannawit Thongnuam . She came back stronger in the second game and made the second seed sweat for her points. Saina goes down fighting against Busanan. Praneeth also di...

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  • Reading Miss Out On Premier League
Reading Miss Out On Premier League

Former Borussia Dortmund II coach Wagner insisted he had been written off because of his lack of knowledge of English football after taking his first senior job in management. Wagner has worked wonders at the Yorkshire club, who Holloway tipped to go down before the start of the season. "I think the manager did it ideal the whole season".

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  • Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain
Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Chasing the total, England didn't start well losing Jason Roy early. Woakes' absence from the rest of the tournament will be a huge blow for Eoin Morgan and coach Trevor Bayliss, with added concern that he could also miss the upcoming Test series against South Africa .

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  • Is LeBron James a good bet on the NBA's biggest stage?
Is LeBron James a good bet on the NBA's biggest stage?

Cleveland has won four of the past five meetings with Golden State both straight up and against the spread, including Games 5 , 6 and 7 in last year's NBA Finals . Never has there been a team composed of four of the top 25 players in the National Basketball Association before these Warriors . Golden State will try to keep him in check with Dr...

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

Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) and Jae Crowder during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals , Tuesda...

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  • Steve Kerr not ready to return to coach Warriors in NBA Finals
Steve Kerr not ready to return to coach Warriors in NBA Finals

There's also the irony that Brown, the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 — Cleveland was swept by San Antonio — will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he's had for Golden State since head coach Steve Kerr was forced to take a break because of continued problems with his surgically repaired back .

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  • 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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