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Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles

Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles

The new deal for the man who has spent over 20 years at the club was approved after a private meeting between Wenger and majority shareholder Stan Kroenke in a secret location on Monday. "Arsene and chief executive Ivan Gazidis have conducted a full review of our on and off the pitch activities to identify areas for improvement to build a sustained title challenge".



Cavaliers take a 3-1 series lead over Celtics

The win gives the Cavs a 3-1 series lead and puts them on the brink of their third consecutive finals appearance, but the Celtics have tested them more than in Games 1 & 2 of the series in Boston . Irving was able to stay on the floor and finish the game, scoring a career playoff-high 42 points. He wasn't happy with the four personal fouls he racked up in the first half of game four.



Wenger, Arsenal agree to new two-year contract

Majority owner Stan Kroenke said the club's "ambition" was to "win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe". Sky Sports News HQ reporter Ian Bolton said: "It is my understanding that Arsene Wenger is going to stay at Arsenal .



Denver Post cuts ties with sportswriter over Indy 500 tweet

The now-deleted tweet earned him plenty of backlash and perhaps cost him his job. His employer also sent out an apology Sunday before announcing Monday that he was no longer with the paper. Just before he and McLaren CEO Zak Brown walked away at the end of his post-race press conference, Alonso made a decision to thank members of the United States media by giving them the photo-op they've been waiting nearly a month for.



Barcelona appoint Valverde to replace Luis Enrique

Valverde was announced as Luis Enrique's replacement at Barcelona yesterday, signing a three-year contract with the La Liga giants. "The 53 year old former Barça player was previously Athletic Club Bilbao coach and he will take over for the 2017/18 season".



Predators fan involved in catfish incident being charged

Guentzel's goal ended an incredible shooting drought of 37 minutes for the defending Stanley Cup champions as Nick Bonino's empty-netter, his second goal of the game, completed the scoring with 1:02 remaining at a relieved PPG Paints Arena.