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Sports Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain

I think it was very important. "I'd always thought of him as a champion, a great player, and, for sure, John Terry is one of the best defenders in the world", said Conte, who has given the veteran only five Premier League starts. Even though the title has already been secured, Conte has set his players the target of beating Sunderland to become the first side to win 30 matches in a 38-game season.

Sports Antonio Conte Won't Confirm Whether John Terry Will Start Against Sunderland
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Won't Confirm Whether John Terry Will Start Against Sunderland

When you have this type of player it's great for the coach. "But, if we work in the right way, we'll be ready to face this situation". Sunderland will be missing as many as 11 first team players for the trip to Stamford Bridge. Paolo Maldini at Milan ... Some of the greatest names in English Premier League history are set to leave the clubs where they made their name. Assessing his options for Sunday, Conte said: "John is a champion and he deserves the best".

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton relishing 'rawest fight' he can remember after Spain GP win

Matters were made worse by the fact Hamilton has chosen to drop his drinks bottle to save some weight, meaning he's unable to replace any of the roughly 2kg of fluid a driver loses throughout a race. Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said the knock by Bottas that cost Raikkonen an early exit was just part of F1. "The championship is still a long way and we are already focusing on the next race at Monaco".

Author: 0 Bandy leads surging Brewers to 6-3 victory over Cubs

I knew I probably had to put it in play soon or he would have had the upper hand. The Cubs responded with three runs in the fourth inning when Anthony Rizzo, Ian Happ and Ben Zobrist strung together consecutive singles. One day you get the wind blowing out, and you can flick home runs. Following the lengthy delay, Domingo Santana extended the Brewers lead to three runs with a two-run single.

Author: 0 Kyle Busch wins Truck race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

His move to pass by Keselowski was a bit of payback, after Busch led 274 laps at Martinsville Speedway earlier in the season, yet finished second to Keselowski, who won the race. Similarly, Blaney led all 20 laps in Stage 2 while Suarez led nine laps to win the final stage. He leads active drivers in all-star driver rating (101.9) and poles (3).

Author: 0 Cavs' blowout of Celtics changes American history … in Wikipedia

Thomas originally re-injured his hip during Game 6 of the Celtics series against the Washington Wizards last week. "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred", Celtics team physician Dr. "He went through a bunch of different testing (last) Saturday and Sunday, was able to play Monday, hasn't felt great either of the two days", said the Celtics coach.

Sports Barcelona superstar told to sign for Man United this summer
Author: 0 Barcelona superstar told to sign for Man United this summer

The former Santos star has scored 19 goals and assisted a further 25 strikes for his colleagues in 43 games this season. United, as they are always are these days, are said to be interested. However, while Barcelona have dominated the domestic scenario, it is their arch-rivals Real Madrid who have peaked on the biggest stage of all - the UEFA Champions League.

Sports Braves acquire Matt Adams in trade with Cardinals
Author: 0 Braves acquire Matt Adams in trade with Cardinals

I guess the Atlanta Braves were exhausted of showing Driven to start rain delays. Prior to being traded to the Cardinals, the 19-year-old Yepez hit.275 with 14 extra-base hits and 15 RBI over 35 games with the Single-A Braves this season.

Sports Castillo leads Orioles past Blue Jays 7-5
Author: 0 Castillo leads Orioles past Blue Jays 7-5

Baltimore won for the second time in seven games but is just a half-game behind the first-place New York Yankees. After Mark Trumbo singled with two outs in the 10th, Castillo followed with a home run off Jason Grilli (1-4). They have to throw the ball over the plate, so that's what I just tell myself. "My defense came up huge". Outfielder Kevin Pillar returned from his two-game, team-issued suspension for uttering an anti-gay slur.

Author: 0 John Terry says he could retire at the end of this season

Chelsea will now lift the trophy when they sign off their league campaign at home to Sunderland on Sunday before stepping up their preparations for the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. Now we have to target to win 30 games. we can reach this target. "But, for sure, I have to pick the players who, for me, are in better form". "He has been brilliant with me", he said.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho contract talks on hold if he loses Europa League final

The Portuguese believes one thing such a schedule has done is foster a bond within his squad, which is why he is so keen for Ibrahimovic and fellow injured players Ashley Young, Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo to be present. "They are two incredible goalkeepers and two great people as well; they're good friends". "They are a Champions League team, they come from the Champions League, I always disagree with it".

Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas underwent tests for a sore right hip after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, Celtics president Danny Ainge confirmed to The Vertical. Thomas didn't look himself against the Cavaliers. Whether or not Thomas' injury has largely affected his play over the first two games is unknown, but shooting 7-25 through the first game and a half of the most important series of his life is more than worrisome.

Sports Cloud Computing springs upset, wins Preakness Stakes
Author: 0 Cloud Computing springs upset, wins Preakness Stakes

Practical Joke was their sole representative in the Derby, and he finished fifth. Cloud Computing sat third at each quarter pole, waiting for the home stretch to make a move. Actress with Nik Juarez atop, fourth from from right, wins the Black-Eyed Susan horse race at Pimlico race course as Lights of Medina with Feargal Lynch aboard, second from left, takes second place, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Baltimore .

Sports Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho takes Europa League swipe at Ajax
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho takes Europa League swipe at Ajax

I can give a little bit of experience to the team but, at the same time, save them all for Wednesday. Sunday will be the first time he has played for the first team since then, yet Mourinho has high expectations having recently tipped Pereira to be the "best Portuguese goalkeeper of the next generation".

Author: 0 Arsenal must maintain focus during final games, says Wenger

That result on the south coast means the Potters have won just one of their last nine (versus Hull), which includes five defeats. St Mary's Stadium - 10/5/17 Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring their first goal with Danny Welbeck and team mates Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

Sports Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason

Thomas first injured the hip during the third quarter of the March 15 game against the Timberwolves. "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred", McKeon said. We both looked at each other in agreement that there was no reason for him to continue watching this game with me. A 5-foot-8 guard who was the last selection in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas emerged as a star this season, averaging almost 29 points and leading the league in ...

Sports Barcelona hoping Ramirez can spoil Madrid's title march
Author: 0 Barcelona hoping Ramirez can spoil Madrid's title march

We are going there to win the game, that is always the objective of this team. "We haven't won it yet". "It'll be tough but we'll try and go all out and we're just focused on winning the game". Ignacio Camacho, a physical midfielder, holds the center, while Carlos Kameni is hard to beat in goal . Congress asks: Are federal employees overpaid? Having given Madrid a huge hand with that victory over Barcelona , some suspect Michel isn't too keen on beating his old club Sunday.

Author: 0 Andre Dirrell wins ugly DQ over Jose Uzcategui

The DQ came after Uzcategui threw a punch after the bell that dropped Dirrell illegally. However, the disqualification took a backseat when Dirrell's uncle punched Uzcategui after the fight . My coach is my family, my uncle, and he was anxious", Dirrell said afterwards". "That's a blatant foul", Clancy said. "I'm going to stand up like a man".

Sports England beat Argentina 3-0 in Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup opener
Author: 0 England beat Argentina 3-0 in Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup opener

Among them have been Argentinian trio Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero (2007) and Maradona (1979), who is one of only 10 players to be part of under-20 and senior World Cup winning sides. On the field, the home team gave its fans much to cheer about. Argentina controlled the run of play for most of the match, but could not turn their possession into goals largely thanks to the efforts of the two central defenders, Tomori and Clarke-Salter, sweeping up any and all balls in the air or on the ground.

Author: 0 History made clinching Western finals berth, Preds now rest

They play strong defense and fight for the big goals. That is consistent with what the Predators have done in their three seasons under coach Peter Laviolette. The Blues were able to get some scoring from their bottom six while Patrik Berglund and David Perron finally began to show some signs of life. Get bodies in front of Pekka Rinne and keep him moving side to side.

Sports Jose Mourinho wants to sign Chelsea star for Man United this summer
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho wants to sign Chelsea star for Man United this summer

The former Chelsea boss is looking to sign a dominant holding midfielder in an attempt to being the best out of world record signing Paul Pogba. It's reported that United would need to pay at least £40m to enter negotiations with the Serbian global, who was a key player under Mourinho in Chelsea's title-winning side in 2014/15.

Author: 0 Coach-less Djokovic progresses in Madrid

Nadal and Djokovic met with each other, even scary to write 49 times . "I can not promise to play or pull out right now". Fognini served for the set at 5-4 but was not able to capitalize on his chance. Nadal, though, won their only previous meeting on clay at the Rome Masters past year. Right from the start I made very few errors, ” said the Spaniard.

Sports Liverpool: Ex-Reds star Xabi Alonso delivers awesome assist in final game
Author: 0 Liverpool: Ex-Reds star Xabi Alonso delivers awesome assist in final game

Full-back Lahm, 33, captained Bayern for the last time in a 4-1 Bundesliga victory over Freiburg, nearly 15 years on from his debut for the club. "He deserves this accolade, which puts him up there with the greats of FC Bayern". Not just the Catalan boss, but his finest player ever, Lionel Messi was in awe of the Gentle German, as he called him, " just the most consistent player you'll ever see ".