• Chelsea's Giroud signs one-year contract extension
Chelsea's Giroud signs one-year contract extension

And he is now remaining with the Blues for another season, with Chelsea having confirmed he has been handed a new contract. Since making the switch to Stamford Bridge, Giroud has made 62 appearances across all competitions, bagging 17 goals in the process.

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  • Damian Lillard puts Blazers' latest sweep in context
Damian Lillard puts Blazers' latest sweep in context

It sounds like an oxymoron, but it provided a bit of consolation for the Portland Trail Blazers after the franchise's longest playoff run in 19 years ended with a four-game dismissal by the dynastic Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals .

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  • Vlad Jr. named AL Player of the Week after power surge
Vlad Jr. named AL Player of the Week after power surge

The Boston Red Sox activated left-hander David Price from the 10-day injured list, and he's scheduled to start Monday afternoon against the Blue Jays in Toronto. Mookie Betts scored three runs for Boston, which lost the first two games in the first meeting with the Astros since beating them in the 2018 AL Championship Series.

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  • Thompson isn't anxious about not being named to All
Thompson isn't anxious about not being named to All

When told that Hornets star Kemba Walker made the NBA Third Team ahead of him, Thompson looked puzzled and rolled his eyes. The All-NBA teams were voted on by a panel of 100 sportswriters/broadcasters . Not only was he not named to any of the three All-NBA teams, in doing so, he missed on out an additional $30 million. "It is what it is....

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  • Toronto Raptors getting big assist from Drake distracting Milwaukee Bucks
Toronto Raptors getting big assist from Drake distracting Milwaukee Bucks

The Canadian rapper drew some pretty heavy criticism from the likes of Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer who had some choice words for Drake after the game . this series, the benches have been critical and very influential and credit to Toronto's bench, particularly. There's boundaries and lines for a reason.

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  • James Harden makes All-NBA First Team
James Harden makes All-NBA First Team

Under NBA regulations, players can only sign supermax contracts with their current teams and become eligible if they have been in the league for seven or eight years and have not been traded since the first four years in the league. James, however, did earn a place on the NBA's third-team of the year, extending his streak of 15 consecutive All-NBA ...

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  • Tottenham vs Liverpool: Alex Iwobi predicts Champions League final
Tottenham vs Liverpool: Alex Iwobi predicts Champions League final

Anyone with access to a screen will be able to watch the two biggest matches of the European football calendar, which will feature four English teams for the first time ever. The young Nigerian is now preparing for next Wednesday's Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku, with the Gunners needing to bring home the trophy in order to qualify for...

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  • Mets' Cespedes suffers right ankle fractures after falling on his ranch
Mets' Cespedes suffers right ankle fractures after falling on his ranch

Washington led 1-0 in the fifth, 3-1 in the seventh and 5-4 in the eighth, but the Mets (22-25) kept bouncing back and won their second straight game after general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Mickey Callaway will remain the team's manager "for the foreseeable future".

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  • Bottas takes over media duties as Hamilton mourns Lauda
Bottas takes over media duties as Hamilton mourns Lauda

A Mercedes spokesperson said: "We asked for Lewis to be excused in the circumstances ..." Wolff addressed the media at the Monaco GP for the first time since Lauda's death and said it had been a hard few days for himself and the team at Mercedes, where the triple world champion served as chairman.

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  • Drake Acted Like an Ass at Last Night’s Raptors’ Game
Drake Acted Like an Ass at Last Night’s Raptors’ Game

On Wednesday, a tweet from a senior executive for Octagon, the agency representing Antetokounmpo, called out Drake for his repeated trolling of the Bucks in general and specifically their superstar power forward. There's certainly no place for fans and, you know, whatever it is exactly that Drake is for the Toronto Raptors . "You know, trying ...

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  • Episode 914: Trump And Deutsche, A Long Affair : Planet Money
Episode 914: Trump And Deutsche, A Long Affair : Planet Money

It leaned in. That bank is Deutsche Bank. He said there were about 10 subpoenas sent to individuals or entities that have "nothing to do with Mr. Trump". The New York Times has reported that Trump owed Deutsche Bank some $300 million when he was inaugurated in 2017. Patrick Strawbridge , a lawyer for Trump, said at yesterday's hearing that...

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  • Emery reveals he convinced Mbappe to stay in Paris
Emery reveals he convinced Mbappe to stay in Paris

Paris Saint-Germain have released a statement clarifying superstar Kylian Mbappe's future at the club after the 2018 FIFA World Cup victor recently hinted at leaving the Ligue 1 champions. PSG made an official statement, noting that the French striker Kylian Mbappé will not leave the French club this summer. "I would like to thank the players...

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  • Antonio Conte planning raid on Manchester United after taking Inter job
Antonio Conte planning raid on Manchester United after taking Inter job

The report goes on to conclude that there is a four year deal on the table for the 28-year-old. If the player himself is interested in a reunion with Conte at the San Siro, we ought to help him make the move happen this summer. Lukaku signed for United from Everton in 2017 in a transfer worth £75 million. For Chelsea, the summer would be last...

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  • 2021 and 2022 NFL Draft sites have been announced by the league
2021 and 2022 NFL Draft sites have been announced by the league

The NFL Draft which took place in Music City from April 25-27 generated generated a record $133 million in direct spending. Over 600,000 people flocked to Nashville , Tenn., last month for this year's edition. Hundreds of thousands of fans jammed the area in November 2015 for the Royals' World Series victory party. NFL Network's Judy Battista tw...

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  • Gobert, Giannis headline All-Defensive teams
Gobert, Giannis headline All-Defensive teams

Green has been named to the All-Defensive Team in each of the last five seasons, becoming the first player in franchise history to earn the honor in five-straight campaigns and tying Nate Thurmond for the most All-Defensive selections in Warriors history.

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  • Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: 'Going to kill you all'
Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: 'Going to kill you all'

Sears' lawyer confirmed that references to "TM" in the filings are to the defensive back. Mathieu's agent, Denise White, told WDSU-TV that the issue is a "very private and personal family issue". The criminal complaint explained that Mathieu's relatives feared for their safety. Mathieu blocked Sears' number. Sears will be back in court on June 21...

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  • India feel confident before 'most challenging' World Cup, says Kohli
India feel confident before 'most challenging' World Cup, says Kohli

For this objective, British police have also completed verification of local Pakistani and Indian communities. "Chris Gayle as well", added Archer, mentioning the big-hitting West Indies batsman. "I think I'm ready. It was really, really exciting to know that I'll be part of a big summer for English cricket", Archer said. "Handling pressure is th...

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  • Borussia Dortmund sign Julian Brandt on five year deal
Borussia Dortmund sign Julian Brandt on five year deal

The Black and Yellows came agonizingly close to winning their first league title since 2012 this year, only for Bayern Munich to prove too strong, once again, and claim a seventh consecutive title. Taking over for Hazard , can be a lot of pressure for the 20-year-old. I was most comfortable on the wings at Dortmund. Now, I just felt that it was ...

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  • Pliskova ends Konta run to win Italian Open
Pliskova ends Konta run to win Italian Open

Konta had started slowly against Kiki Bertens in her semifinal, and that proved to be the case again today, as an early break saw Pliskova storm into a 3-0 lead in less than ten minutes. According to ESPN , Pliskova secured her third clay-court title and her first win in Rome when she defeated Great Britain's pride. Pliskova is back to world...

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  • Armenian footballer Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over Azerbaijan safety fears
Armenian footballer Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over Azerbaijan safety fears

The 30-year-old's well-being was a concern for Arsenal due to the tense political dispute between Armenia and final hosts Azerbaijan. "We are also very sad a player will miss out on a major European final in circumstances such as this., as it is something that comes along very rarely".

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