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King Conte amused by win, chases new record

Terry made his likely penultimate appearance for Chelsea last night when Antonio Conte's already-crowded Premier League champions cruised into a emphatic 4-3 win over Watford at the Bridge. From Willian's right-wing corner, Kurt Zouma headed the ball against Terry, who reacted sharply to hook the ball in off the left-hand post for his first goal since January past year.



Focus on Silva's future after Hull City's fate is sealed

This time, there's pressure on ownership and the feeling that being a yo-yo team is no future even with the Premier League parachute payments. Later in the day, Philippe Coutinho fired Liverpool within touching distance of the Champions League as the Brazilian inspired a 4-0 demolition of West Ham on Sunday.


Swiss 18-time Grand Slam victor to miss French Open

Swiss 18-time Grand Slam victor to miss French Open

It was his first major title since beating Andy Murray in the final to win Wimbledon in 2012. Following her return, the Russian received wildcards to a number of tournaments on the clay-court swing, among them the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, where her progress to the finals was halted by French professional Kristina Mladenovic.


Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Graham: 'I was never holding out'

Philadelphia Eagles' Brandon Graham: 'I was never holding out'

Citing unnamed sources, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported last week Graham was skipping voluntary workouts while aiming to renegotiate his contract. Graham has base salaries of $6.5 million for each of the next two seasons and had 5.5 sacks while starting all 16 games for Philly last season. "Brandon and I had a conversation and I'm not anxious at all about Brandon Graham", Eagles coach Doug Pederson said last week.


Yankees' home runs back Sabathia in 7-1 rout of Royals

Yankees' home runs back Sabathia in 7-1 rout of Royals

After Sabathia struck out Salvador Perez and Jorge Bonifacio, Jorge Soler coaxed a walk and Alex Gordon reached on an infield single to load the bases. Kansas City ranks last in the major leagues with a total of 119 runs scored but showed signs of breaking out of its collective slump with three home runs in a 9-8, come-from-behind win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday - including a 464-foot blast by Jorge Soler that marked his first homer of the season.


Steve Kerr attends first full home practice since taking leave

Steve Kerr attends first full home practice since taking leave

Kerr is still out indefinitely, so this all theoretically could be unwieldy, it could be confusing, it could lead to some missed beats and frayed emotions. Was that all Kerr? "It was good to hear his voice; he gave us a different perspective", Durant said of Kerr. "He was calm. He wasn't yelling at anybody".