Author: 0 Manchester City set to sign Arsenal star Alexis Sánchez

According to reports in Chile, Arsenal superstar Alexis Sánchez is very close to agreeing a move to City in the summer transfer window, with City ready to pay a £50 million fee to bring the Gunners' top scorer to the Etihad next season. They also state that Guardiola himself has spoken to the player he once coached at Barcelona and that Sanchez is keen on joining up with the Spaniard.

Author: 0 Mercedes Driver Hamilton Wins Chinese GP From Pole

The same issue was discussed at the driver briefing at last year's U.S. Grand Prix after Daniel Ricciardo positioned his auto in a similar way on the Japanese Grand Prix grid. After more than 10 laps behind his team-mate, Vettel passed down Turn 6 in a lunging move and immediately closed up on Ricciardo. "The ultimate fighter always wants to go up against the best.

Sportivo Defoe plays like he´s 25 - Lallana lauds legend after England goal return
Author: 0 Defoe plays like he´s 25 - Lallana lauds legend after England goal return

Fuelled by the pain of past rejections and revitalised after turning vegan, Jermain Defoe insists he can defy father time by firing England to the World Cup. "I think they are a better team than maybe they gave themselves credit for". But United and the FA say Rooney was absent because he was having rehab for a leg injury and Southgate played peace maker as he pointed out other injured players also missed the get-together.

Author: 0 Leafs' loss sets up first-round matchup against Capitals

And the nerves the Leafs might have been battling in the past week as they tried to nail down a spot, how will those compare to competing in the playoffs? "We tried to get better". Matthews won't turn 20 until September 17. Not much changed during the early parts of the second period. Asked on Sunday if Andersen had any concussion symptoms, Babcock said: "No symptoms".

Author: 0 National Hockey League decision on Olympics regrettable — IOC

Ovechkin noted he's still hopeful the sides can reach an agreement for complete National Hockey League participation but finished that sentiment by reiterating, "In my mind, like I said already, I'm going". Gary Bettman is constantly criticized for stunting the growth of hockey. Bettman was reportedly also unhappy that the International Olympic Committee balked at allowing the National Hockey League to be associated in any way with the Olympics by airing highlights or promoting its ...

Sportivo Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket
Author: 0 Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket

Like the 70 previous times he'd come to a major with high hopes, another one of golf's biggest events appeared destined to slip from his grip. Heck, it's a putt he missed not a half an hour earlier - not from the same spot but with the same stakes.

Author: 0 Men's golf: Former NU golfer Fitzpatrick set for Masters

On the 17th, he stayed in the bunker left of the green hitting shot after shot to tees stuck in the green where the holes will be cut. He won't be short on tips for the 18 holes this coming week having played practice rounds in the last few days with Jason Day , Adam Scott and one of The Masters favourite's Rory McIlroy.

Author: 0 Capitals favored to come out of East, but it won't be easy

Games 5 and 7, if necessary, are scheduled for Thursday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 25, respectively. The Ducks needed a point to claim the division title and Nate Thompson ensured they would achieve their aim with a third-period goal to tie it the game at 3-3 before Shea Theodore scored in overtime to seal victory for Anaheim.

Sportivo La Roma passeggia a Bologna (0-3): le parole di Dzeko e Spalletti
Author: 0 La Roma passeggia a Bologna (0-3): le parole di Dzeko e Spalletti

Era una partita difficile sotto questo aspetto. Siamo riusciti a gestire bene il vantaggio e abbiamo mantenuto un grande equilibrio. Ci siamo lasciati tutti la barba. "Eccetto due palloni con cui hanno scavalcato siamo stati perfetti, Rudiger e Jesus in quelle due posizioni hanno fatto una grande partita". Ancora una volta positiva la prestazione di Fazio , che ha sbloccato il risultato: "E' un calciatore importantissimo, ha carattere e personalità ".

Author: 0 Champions, Luis Enrique: Barça cercherà vittoria dal 1'

GOL SUBITI - In difesa i valori si ribaltano. "Sarà una partita speciale, eliminare il Barcellona ci darebbe grande fiducia per il futuro". Juve più forte di Berlino? "Più della metà della squadra non c'era a Berlino ". Davanti alla retroguardia Khedira-Pjanic, ed il trio Cuadrado, Dybala , Mandzukic alle spalle di Higuain . A centrocampo torna Miralem Pjanic al fianco di Sami Khedira .

Sportivo Russell Westbrook Ties Oscar Robertson For Most Triple-Doubles In A Season
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Ties Oscar Robertson For Most Triple-Doubles In A Season

On just 4-of-12 shooting, Westbrook collected 12 points and set a new season-low - he got 10, though, so that's all that matters. All air. A little bit tough to keep concentration after all of that? Paul George, meanwhile, scored 18 of his 35 points in the third quarter as the desperate Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors, 108-90, also on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Juventus, Buffon: "Sarò emozionato, ma anche nervoso. Sono ottimista"

Ma gli avversari sono stati più forti e hanno vinto. Saranno 4 partite di grande spettacolo. Il confronto tra Dybala e Messi? Sono uno dei pochi portieri a cui Messi non ha segnato? Cosa ha pensato dopo il sorteggio con il ritorno in Spagna? "Bisognerà giocare con grande serenità, tecnica ed equilibrio in campo".

Author: 0 EPL: Luke Shaw gave me 'solid' performance - Mourinho

Ibrahimovic's performance earned him an impressive 92/100 on the Goal Pressure Index, presented by Sure and powered by Opta data, which provides the first ever system to measure and rate a team and player's performance under pressure. "After Liverpool and Manchester City's victories, if we didn't win today it's nearly mathematically impossible [to finish fourth]". Manchester United's Luke Shaw is congratulated by manager Jose Mourinho as he is substituted during the EPL match away to ...

Sportivo Crotone-Inter, Ausilio:
Author: 0 Crotone-Inter, Ausilio: "Presuntuosi e arroganti. Futuro? Programmiamo con Pioli"

Non servono le dichiarazioni , servono l'esempio e i fatti . "Pioli? Mi aspetto che torneranno le voci sul cambio in panchina, sappiamo che troveremo scritto di tutto, ma a noi interessa solo preparare il derby ". Il problema vero è che il giorno in cui è arrivato Stefano Pioli si capiva benissimo che non era comunque la scelta ideale del nuovo azionista, il quale c'ha in testa i numeri uno.

Author: 0 Verstappen passes 9 cars in one lap in masterful China race

April. 9: Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday drove a masterful race to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton made a good start from pole position in tricky damp conditions, and headed the pack from lights-to-flag en-route to the 54th win of his F1 career and his fifth in Shanghai .

Sportivo Manchester United pile more misery on Sunderland
Author: 0 Manchester United pile more misery on Sunderland

But they came undone as Romelu Lukaku scored twice to help tthe Toffees come from 2-1 down for a seventh straight home success. Antonio Valencia and Mkhitaryan were rested and Pogba was named on the bench. Less than a minute into the second half another moment of individual brilliance doubled United's lead. "He looked like he was really comfortable against Sunderland ".

Author: 0 Ibra sparks United as Sunderland on brink

United were without David De Gea, who ends a run of 63 consecutive Premier League starts due to injury. However, their main focus appears to be on securing a top four finish in the league - they are now in fifth and have eight games left to play.

Sportivo Juventus, ufficiale la cessione di Simone Zaza al Valencia
Author: 0 Juventus, ufficiale la cessione di Simone Zaza al Valencia

Questo il comunicato ufficiale del club spagnolo diffuso attraverso il proprio sito ufficiale . Valencia , Zaza in allenamento? Ci sono anche dei bonus fino ad un massimo di 2 milioni di euro al verificarsi di determinate condizioni nel corso della durata contrattuale.

Sportivo Prem pair 'make contact' with Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Prem pair 'make contact' with Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal have built a reputation for inefficiency and extreme prudence in the transfer market the last few years, while the other top Premier League clubs have spent freely. Manchester United look set for another season of what could have been this year and Champions League qualification through the league looks highly unlikely.

Author: 0 Match Reports: West Ham United 1-0 Swansea City

It was a big game, and we are pleased with the result. Wednesday night's 3-1 home loss to Tottenham appears to have dealt a stinging blow, not least because they were actually winning going into the 88th minute. The club have also struggled to recreate the menacing atmosphere of Upton Park but Bilic was confident West Ham will reap the long-term benefits of the switch.

Author: 0 Klopp's Brazilian masterstroke seals 'massive' win at Stoke

With Coutinho ill and Firmino tired, Klopp was forced to play Ben Woodburn and Trent Alexander-Arnold alongside Divock Origi in attack - another sign of Liverpool's lack of attacking depth. "Defending was not a problem but we didn't defend like we normally do; we couldn't go high pressure". "Phil lost three kilograms in three days - for most of us that would be good news but for a professional footballer it is not that good".

Sportivo Steve Fisher set to retire as San Diego State coach
Author: 0 Steve Fisher set to retire as San Diego State coach

The legendary coach notified his staff, players and SDSU President Elliot Hirshman of his decision, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday. Fisher was the face of this team for a near two decades and the passionate fan base had a unique connection with the 72-year-old head coach.

Author: 0 Mets top Phillies 4-3 as things get testy

Edubray Ramos walked Asdrubal Cabrera - after sending a 96 mile an hour fastball over his head seemingly as revenge for an epic September 2016 bat flip - Jay Bruce made the Phillies pay with his second home run of the night. With the Mets trailing 2-0 in the fourth, Bruce cracked a solo shot into the right-center seats to give the Mets some life. The Mets took advantage of some shaky Philadelphia fielding in the seventh to tie the game.

Sportivo Garcia takes first major with Masters win
Author: 0 Garcia takes first major with Masters win

But finally Rose found he was out of ammunition, and after missing his par putt on the first extra hole, Garcia had two chances to take the title. Garcia took his emotional, long-sought triumph over England's Rose, last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics champion and the 2013 US Open Victor, after they finished deadlocked on nine-under 279 after 72 holes at Augusta National.

Sportivo Brumbies safe, Australia to axe one of Force, Rebels
Author: 0 Brumbies safe, Australia to axe one of Force, Rebels

A decision on whether the Force or Rebels will be cut from Super Rugby is imminent as Australian Rugby Union bosses faced the music on Monday. The ACT Brumbies scored five unanswered tries in the second half to thrash the Queensland Reds in a bonus point Super Rugby victory on Saturday which cemented their place at the top of the Australian conference .

Author: 0 Red Sox Fall To Detroit Tigers, 4-1

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann (27) warms up prior to the game against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. "It was huge", Zimmermann said of his season debut . McCann's homer was his second in as many games. Sale allowed a one-out single in the seventh and notched his 10th strikeout with the second out of the eighth.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff at the Masters

Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler , Charley Hoffman and Masters rookie Thomas Pieters are tied at 4-under 140 through two rounds of the year's first major. Only 10 players were under par before the start of Sunday's final round, but a thrilling "moving day" set the scene for a sunny Augusta. After 18 years as a professional, 30 previous career wins, and a whole lot of expectation, El Niño has finally delivered on the promise of his undoubted talent.

Author: 0 Harden @ Clippers Needs To Steal MVP from Westbrook

Interestingly, the Rockets and the Thunder will be facing off in the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs in the Western Conference. Westbrook's deep three-pointer as time expired was the first game-winning buzzer-beater of his career, but his NBA-best fourth go-ahead field goal in the final 10 seconds of a game this season.

Sportivo Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 preseason schedule released
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 preseason schedule released

The Jets have won eight of the last nine preseason games vs Philly. In their first preseason game of 2017, the Panthers will host the Houston Texans. It is still over four months from now, but any news that doesn't involve a mock draft is nice to read this time of year. The Panthers and Texans are squaring off for the first time inthe preseason since a 2012 game at Bank of America Stadium while the Panthersand Jaguars have not faced off in the preseason since a 2006 meeting atJacksonville.

Author: 0 Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers 7-5

Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler celebrates his solo home run against the Boston Red Sox with a bat boy in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit , Monday, April 10, 2017. "Justin Wilson was unavailable tonight - he'd be a guy you could pitch in the eighth inning, but he'd pitched two days in a row, and we didn't want to use him".

Sportivo Griezmann leaves it late to dent Real Madrid's title tilt
Author: 0 Griezmann leaves it late to dent Real Madrid's title tilt

Zidane's men did not have to wait too much longer for the breakthrough goal, though, finally finding a way past Oblak 52 minutes in through a Pepe header, which he guided into the far corner at the end of a Toni Kroos delivery. "We were left with a bitter taste", Simeone said. "It was tough, but we got the draw thanks to a great pass by Angelito", Griezmann said. The players that have given me their lives, I obviously accompany them in the decisions that they take.

Sportivo Rare scenes as Sydney Cup stopped halfway through the race
Author: 0 Rare scenes as Sydney Cup stopped halfway through the race

But with no warning sirens in operation, it was left to mounted track officials to call out to jockeys that the race had been abandoned. Chief steward Marc van Gestel said officials had to "err on the side of caution", as it was not immediately clear whether Almoonqith might still get up and cause havoc with the remaining field.

Author: 0 Banner moment: Cubs finally raise championship flag

Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for and ESPN Radio 1000. Baseball is back in Chicago. Overcoming all odds, the Cubs would win the crucial seventh game of the series in extra innings after a rain delay to be World Series Champions.

Author: 0 Chelsea's loss to Palace makes title race `more interesting`: Conte

I think they showed they were a good team. "I wasn't focused on scoring but producing a good performance and being involved in the game". Chelsea now lead the pack by seven points, with nine games left to play. With Chelsea on Wednesday next facing Manchester City, who now lie fourth on 57 points and who first face Arsenal on Sunday, the Blues' defeat gives a markedly different feel to the title race.

Sportivo Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round
Author: 0 Rose, Garcia on top at Masters after 3rd round

Its not often you would have thought two European's would make up the final Sunday pairing at Augusta National, and it turned in to one of the most enthralling fourth-round duels that is certain never to be forgotten. "It felt like a little bit of a drama maybe, but obviously with a happy ending". Hoffman's collapse could at least be good news for the likes of Willett, who remained six over with three to play.

Sportivo European giants lining up for Theo Hernandez
Author: 0 European giants lining up for Theo Hernandez

It's added that Hernandez has a €24m release clause in his contract with the Spanish giants, and so he won't come cheap. The left-back, who has been one of the finest players in the world at his position over recent years and was included in Fifa's World XI again this season, is reportedly not considered "indispensable" by the Barca heirarchy who are ready to replace him with bargain teenager Hernandez.

Sportivo Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticises Marouane Fellaini for 'mistake' vs Everton
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticises Marouane Fellaini for 'mistake' vs Everton

It was probably the moment when a confused Ander Herrera moved from left-back to right-back early in the second half that it became clear Jose Mourinho had run out of ideas as Manchester United toiled away against Everton . Ibrahimovic added, "I said from day one I didn't come here to waste time, I came here to win". Everton weren't going to get a Champions League spot before today, and still won't now.

Author: 0 Coutinho and Firmino seal points for Liverpool at Stoke

We're in a very good position, second in the table", he said . He also has the most assists (28) and having signed a lengthy contract extension in January, is hopefully ours for the foreseeable future. I'm really, really happy, it's such a hard place to play football against a strong side. Simon Mignolet has revealed Jurgen Klopp made a decision to troll him after his two stunning reaction saves against Stoke .

Sportivo Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket
Author: 0 Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket

Seve Ballesteros would have turned 60 on Sunday. His 8-iron into the par-5 15th - "One of the best shots I hit all week", he said - landed inches in front of the hole and nicked the pin, and he holed the 14-foot eagle putt to tie for the lead.

Sportivo Serie A: Milan e Inter, riscatto a portata di quota
Author: 0 Serie A: Milan e Inter, riscatto a portata di quota

Stesso risultato per l'Udinese , che si sbarazza facilmente del Genoa , prossimo avversario della Lazio . Inter , Lazio e Napoli , infine, saranno gli ostacoli maggiori per una Fiorentina che non potrà sbagliare un colpo soprattutto nei scontri diretti.

Author: 0 Juve, Dybala: "Non sono il nuovo Messi"

Quando siamo stati nel ritiro dell'Argentina gli ho detto che se non si fosse presentato a Torino non me la sarei presa (ride, ndr), ma nel Barcellona comunque ci sono tanti altri campioni, come Neymar ". Pertanto, vivo giorno per giorno e non penso oltre. Messi ha fatto riferimento in particolare a tre suoi compagni, André Gomes, Mathieu e Denis Suarez , giocatori sulla quale la società ha investito molto e che non hanno reso quanto si sperava.

Sportivo Cagliari, Han Kwang-Song nella storia primo nordcoreano in gol in Serie A
Author: 0 Cagliari, Han Kwang-Song nella storia primo nordcoreano in gol in Serie A

Poi, però, " continua Cairo , " qualche punto lo abbiamo buttato via per strada e c'è stato qualche rigore sbagliato di troppo . Uno sguardo alla questione Belotti, ormai finito sul taccuino di tante squadre importanti: "Quando abbiamo messo la clausola sembrava fosse una pazzia, ora invece c'è chi la ritiene addirittura bassa.

Sportivo Serie B, il posticipo finisce in parità: 2-2 tra Novara e Verona
Author: 0 Serie B, il posticipo finisce in parità: 2-2 tra Novara e Verona

Dopo la girandola dei cambi il finale è a dir poco scoppiettante. Con questo pari il Verona sale a 59 punti, tre in meno del Frosinone e cinque in meno della Spal , mentre il Novara sale a 47. Un tiro al volo di Pazzini , in pieno recupero , salva il Verona dalla sconfitta a Novara . Nel secondo tempo succede di tutto: il Novara trova il pareggio al 56' grazie ad un colpo di testa di Federico Macheda , entrato al posto dell'infortunato Sansone .

Sportivo West-Central Minnesota Authorities Search for Missing Alexandria Man
Author: 0 West-Central Minnesota Authorities Search for Missing Alexandria Man

Shortly after arriving, he told his friends he was walking to another friend's house, but he never made it. Johnson was last seen by a friend at a local bar the evening of Thursday, April 6. Authorities say there is evidence he may have entered the water. The search will resume today, pending weather conditions. The search continues for Ryan Johnson.

Author: 0 Blown-up condom wreaks quick havoc on baseball game

In the second inning of Sunday's Brewers-Cubs game, action had to be stopped when a foreign object lazed its way onto the field. The Brewers have Monday off, then begin their first road trip of the season Tuesday in Toronto against the Blue Jays.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard backed himself to score against Bournemouth

When you have pressure, you give the best of yourself. Diego Costa's Premier League goal drought stretched to four games, with the Spain hitman having only hit the net three times in the league since January. I think now I can see two teams, Chelsea and Tottenham , in this race. "We know if we want to be champions we've got to go to win every game". "It was a pity to concede the goal and we suffered a bit but in the second half I think we managed the game very well and scored a ...

Author: 0 So close: Justin Rose comes up short in bid for green jacket

He crouched and pounded his hands on the green where the late Seve Ballesteros, Garcia's hero as a child in Spain, won two green jackets. Spieth, though, started clawing back with a birdie on No. Garcia quickly pulled ahead by three shots, thanks to his pair of birdies and a bogey by Rose, but his playing partner erased that deficit before the turn with three straight birdies.

Sportivo Mancini
Author: 0 Mancini "Inter ottimi dirigenti? Non so"

Roberto Mancini interviene a gamba tesa sulla situazione dell'Inter. "Ma credo che questo sia il pensiero di tutti gli allenatori". Incalzato in merito alle modalità del suo recente addio , il tecnico ha tenuto a precisare: "Non mi sono sentito maltrattato".

Sportivo Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs
Author: 0 Real Madrid defender Pepe breaks 2 ribs

Nothing went right for Barcelona. He was eventually beaten by Ronaldo after Luka Modric won the ball back and played him in, but a stunning headed clearance off the line from Stefan Savic kept the score level. "I've been through a lot with Pepe , we have shared things on and off the pitch and I wish you the best in the world", said Raul. He said: 'One of the best players that I've played with or against is (Eden) Hazard, he's brilliant.