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Premier League champion Chelsea calls off parade after Manchester attack

Having brought the smiles back to Stamford Bridge following the emotionally sapping final months of Mourinho's tenure as Chelsea manager, Conte's next challenge is to equip his squad for a return to the Champions League. "It's hard but it's now something that's behind me and you can't change it". We must think like a victor, not a loser. "It's a great opportunity to win and do the double".


Wenger uncertainty no excuse, says Mertesacker

Wenger uncertainty no excuse, says Mertesacker

They've gone through hard periods this season and bounced back in a very strong way. Laurent Koscielny is suspended for the Wembley final while Gabriel left Sunday's game on a stretcher. I want to win the cup for my club and that's all I care about. In fairness, Wenger isn't exactly going to come out and slam the Arsenal chief but his staunch defence of Kroenke won't sit well with many fans who will merely use it as another excuse to direct more fury towards the veteran tactician.



Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep lead in Eastern Conference Finals

In Game 3 , Boston's first full game without Thomas, the Celtics scored a series-high 111 points on 42-of-91 (46 percent) from the field and 18-of-40 (45 percent) from 3-point range. "We had opportunities", James said. Avery Bradley eventually hit the game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the game. Lue chuckled when he found out after the game that James was not a finalist.



USA plan to sell oil reserve shows declining import needs

The cuts will prove to be more effective in eliminating the supply glut in the second half, said United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei. Benchmark Brent crude oil was up 11 cents a barrel at $54.26 at 9:47 a.m. EDT (1347 GMT). US crude stocks fell last week as refineries hiked output, while gasoline stocks decreased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.



National Hockey League playoffs: Predators strike first in Western finals against Ducks

The Ottawa Senators have wasted no time grabbing home-ice advantage away from the defending champs in the NHL's Eastern Conference finals. PITTSBURGH (AP) - Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night.