Arsene Wenger says Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has rediscovered his focus

We had a few opportunities through the set pieces, through corners and a few fouls and through counter-attacks, and we were good. Speaking afterwards a visibly relaxed Wenger said: "It's possible of course [to finish in the top four] if you look we... More..

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Champions! The UNC Tar Heels Win The 2016-2017 NCAA Basketball Championship
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Champions! The UNC Tar Heels Win The 2016-2017 NCAA Basketball Championship

On the ensuing possession, after the Zags used a time out, he missed a pull-up jumper and after Hicks bucket, Williams-Goss had a shot blocked by Kennedy Meeks . North Carolina's Joel Berry II was named the ...More..

Everton warn Barkley to sign or be sold
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Everton warn Barkley to sign or be sold

Still there was time for more drama before the half came to a close, with Mirallas and Huth booked following a tangle that became a full-on confrontation that drew in several players from both sides. His replac...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

After no triple-double, Grizzlies coach says, 'Take that, Russell Westbrook'

The fans at Chesapeake Energy Arena began to shout "MVP" - Most Valuable Player - during the stoppage. Westbrook has five games left to pass Oscar Robertson's single-season mark and needs just 16 assists ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Braun, Santana homer as Milwaukee Brewers drop finale to Cubs

Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward (22) checks on Javier Baez after they collided trying to catch a hit off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers' Hernan Perez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 7, 20...More..

Justin Rose hurting, but pleased for Garcia
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Justin Rose hurting, but pleased for Garcia

Garcia was in trouble on the 13th hole when he drilled his tee shot left of a hazard. Suddenly, this Masters took on a sad, if familiar cast. An improbable par at the 13th provided the impetus for an unexpect...More..

In playoff battle with Pistons, Wade could return
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

In playoff battle with Pistons, Wade could return

Portis was so happy that he almost removed Jimmy Butler's hand with a passionate high-five on the way to the bench. The Indiana Pacers came back from a 19-point deficit against the Toronto Raptors to pick up...More..

Why the Chinese GP was the tonic Formula 1 needed
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Why the Chinese GP was the tonic Formula 1 needed

Despite high expectations ahead of the season, Red Bull emerged as the third fastest team at the opening round in Australia with a significant gap to the front. "I feel like the last few seasons we've had slo...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Chelsea fans marvel in Marcos Alonso's stunning free-kick at Bournemouth

PREMIER LEAGUE - We are into the run-in and while it looks to be all Chelsea , what else is there to play for this weekend? "It wasn't easy to play this game after the win of Tottenham, but our reaction, our...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Bournemouth vs Chelsea Preview: Cherries look to halt Blues' march to title

Buckle up because it looks like it will be a fun and interesting ride down the stretch here. "The most important thing is on the pitch", Conte said after Chelsea won 3-1 at Bournemouth to stay on track ...More..

Rose takes Masters heartache on the chin after epic duel
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Rose takes Masters heartache on the chin after epic duel

But Rose aided Garcia with a bogey on No. 17 to even the score once again. "I feel it is a tournament I can still do well in, said Rose". "I still have 20 or so left that I feel really primed and ready for"...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Senators star defenceman Erik Karlsson out for key game in Boston

That's precisely why the Bruins want to avoid them in the playoffs. The game was marred by a controversial play by Boston's Brad Marchand. Boston killed the 5-minute penalty and gained momentum from it. Esp...More..

Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to get new contracts
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to get new contracts

He said: 'I personally think it is vital that Chamberlain stays at Arsenal. 'We have (Aaron) Ramsey, Chamberlain, Wilshere, Gibbs. "All these players we have to make decisions and manage to keep them togethe...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

National Basketball Association roundup: Russell Westbrook ties triple-double record

Westbrook also moved into a tie with Wilt Chamberlain for fourth on the all-time list with his 78th career triple-double - helping the playoff-bound Thunder record their largest margin of victory this season....More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino happy to keep up pressure on Chelsea

First-half goals from Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Son Heung-Min put Tottenham in control at their White Hart Lane ground yesterday with Son's second goal, nine minutes into the second half, completing the victor...More..

Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs

Never one to show much self-restraint, Simeone was as animated as ever when the French striker found the net. Speaking at his postmatch news conference, the Los Blancos coach did not hide his disappointment...More..

Corbin blanks Indians through six, D-backs sweep to go 6-1
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Corbin blanks Indians through six, D-backs sweep to go 6-1

Arizona Diamondbacks Daniel Descalso hits an RBI single against the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Phoenix . Arizona (5-1) recorded a season high for r...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

West Ham record much-needed win to ease relegation fears

Martin Olsson believes West Ham's feeble form presents an opportunity for Swansea to boost their Premier League survival prospects. Slaven Bilic is adamant his West Ham side will not be relegated this sea...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Takeaways from the Miami Open final

Federer, who was ranked 17th before Australia, extended his longest win streak against Nadal - four matches - with his 14th victory in the series. Though the first six games of the second set went with serv...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sergio finally learns how to make his own breaks

Replaying the hole to start the playoff, Garcia piped his drive down the middle while Rose found the pine straw and was forced to punch out. When Rose failed to make his mid-range par putt, Garcia had two putts...More..

Lampard: Hazard is the best player in the Premier League
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Lampard: Hazard is the best player in the Premier League

Dele Alli is 21 on Tuesday and is better than Cristiano Ronaldo was when it comes to making and scoring goals . "But in terms of flair players that I played with, of that type, Eden and what he's doing now i...More..

National Football League investigating arm wrestling contest involving Marshawn Lynch, James Harrison
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

National Football League investigating arm wrestling contest involving Marshawn Lynch, James Harrison

He claimed that power was turned off on all gambling machines near the contest in an attempt to comply with league gambling policy and avoid trouble for players. "No one sought pre-approval", Lockhart concluded...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Daniel Cormier: 'It's Going to be Worse Than the First One'

Johnson had no problem, but Cormier is a different story. The pay-per-view will conclude with Cormier's title defense against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson for the 205-pound belt. "I would imagine there has to be ...More..

Nationals designate Guthrie for assignment
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Nationals designate Guthrie for assignment

He drew a walk, and after Andrew Knapp flied out, Freddy Galvis singled and now there were two men on with one out. A veteran of 11 seasons with six different major league clubs, Albers signed a minor leag...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sergio Garcia holds off Justin Rose to win Masters

Garcia burst onto the golf scene at the 1999 PGA Championship when he went toe-to-toe with Tiger Woods. Garcia responded with a wonderful approach to the green that had the crowd roaring, they sensed it was h...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia lead The Masters

McIlroy did well to save par at the first after driving into the pines and stabbing his second up close to the green, and he then made a good birdie at the second before giving the shot back with a three-putt a...More..

Vettel stuns Hamilton with Melbourne win
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Vettel stuns Hamilton with Melbourne win

Hamilton described his title challenge against Vettel as "The Best against The Best" and while Hamilton is on the back foot at the moment, he will certainly have a point to prove in the next race at the 201...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Chelsea boss Conte takes a surprise swipe at Tottenham

I didn't see. But it's not important, what happened in the tunnel. English champions Leicester City spent 5.3 million, just over half the 10.4 million Newcastle United, now in the Championship (second-tier), ...More..

O's bullpen blows lead in loss to Yankees
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

O's bullpen blows lead in loss to Yankees

The Yankees pulled to within 3-2 on a two-out triple by Ronald Torreyes off Tyler Wilson in the sixth. Adam Duvall had three hits, including a home run, and two RBI for the Reds. Mark Trumbo singled in an une...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Conte wants Chelsea to control emotions against Man Utd

The Cherries continued to press after half-time only for Chelsea to gradually regain control and secured the points through Marcos Alonso's impeccable free-kick. "Tottenham strengthened the team this season...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Coutinho usurps Juninho as Premier League's most prolific Brazilian

The Brazilian duo of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino were the saviours for the Reds, both coming on at half to net a goal each and cancel out Jonathan Walters' opener. Mane had been superb for Liverpool ...More..

Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 to clinch second in Pacific Division
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 to clinch second in Pacific Division

The fact that we're simply having this conversation is an about-face from the last decade. Captain Henrik Sedin believes a lack of goal scoring cost them yet again "We haven't scored enough and tonight that w...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Lewis Hamilton in front after disrupted start to race

Max Verstappen, who started 16th, finished a surprise third to hand his Red Bull team their 100th podium. The dreary start to the Chinese GP prompted speculation the schedule might be adjusted to allow more p...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Mourinho out to improve United's attack as Ibrahimovic fires warning on future

With five points, and a game in hand, separating United to fourth-placed Manchester City before the start of this game, the gap is now four points having played the same number of matches. Speaking to BT Sport...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Hazard: We passed the test

Chelsea went 2-0 up inside the first 20 minutes at Bournemouth, Diego Costa's mishit shot ballooning in off Adam Smith for an own goal before Eden Hazard added a second. Former Italy boss Conte insisted he reli...More..