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Chelsea's season in numbers

Chelsea's season in numbers

West Bromwich: Defender Gary Cahill admits there was a party atmosphere at Chelsea this week with the Premier League leaders 90 minutes away from clinching a second title in three years. Chelsea were becoming frustrated in their efforts to breach the Baggies' defence, but Fabregas almost broke through with a snap-shot that flashed half a yard wide of the far post.


How Conte steered Chelsea to the title

How Conte steered Chelsea to the title

He advised the players not to be swayed by the euphoria of the win but redouble their efforts to win the season's double with the FA cup and improved performances next season. "I celebrated with my players which is normal after a great achievement like this", Conte said. We are of course guaranteed a place in the Europa League should we miss out on the top-four, and we now have a more-than capable squad to win that competition, but I would much prefer us to rotate our squad throughout the ...


Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1

Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1

St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Darwin Barney (18) celebrates with Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) after hitting a home run during the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. "I wouldn't throw it again because it was hit out of the park, but I wouldn't change my decision of why I went to it". Estrada (1-2) gave up five earned runs in six innings after giving up just three in his four previous starts.



Mike D'Antoni to consider resting James Harden during next season

They moved the ball, played suffocating defence and had the Houston crowd booing the hometown team by half-time. The San Antonio Spurs humiliated the Houston Rockets yesterday morning (Singapore time) with a 114-75 Game Six closeout win that brought James Harden's MVP-worthy season to a startling halt.


Kings to take on Knight Riders

Kings to take on Knight Riders

Axar led by example by taking those catches and with that run-out. Glenn Maxwell has been productive against Mumbai's end-overs specialists: hitting a combined 53 runs off 31 balls against Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell McClenaghan . Kings XI Punjab's Shaun Marsh has scored more runs against Mumbai Indians than against any other IPL team; he has scored 501 runs in 11 innings against MI with five half-centuries against his name.


Mike Trout sits out for 2nd straight day to rest hamstring

Mike Trout sits out for 2nd straight day to rest hamstring

He returned Friday night against the Astros though, going 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Los Angeles got by on Saturday without the presence of its starting center fielder, but it's hard to think that the Angels could sustain that type of success , should Trout miss even a short window of time.