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Juventus advance to Champions League final

It would take a staggering capitulation for Real to fail to reach the final in Cardiff on June 3 as they chase a league and European double. Also the fact that they have not lost in their last 18 Champions League home games, winning 11 and drawing seven, is another cause for concern for the French club. [Full Article...]

Maxwell quickfire 44 take KXIP to 167/5 against KKR

The home side also produced a fantastic fielding performance, including a brilliant catch by Axar Patel to dismiss Robin Uthappa. In the eight-team competition, Punjab are placed at number five spot with five wins and ten points from 10 games, while Gujarat Lions have just three wins from 11 games with six points. [Full Article...]

Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor Sharapova has since returned to the WTA rankings, where she is now 258. "I've been part of this game for many years", Sharapova said . I know that I can comeback and win matches like that when I'm down. But another break from Bouchard allowed her to serve for the match to set up a third-round tie with Angelique Kerber . Eugenie Bouchard of Canada defeated Maria Sharapova of Russian Fed... [Full Article...]

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1 Always is, it's fun to play in". "It's a tough game, so you try to get good looks". If this seems familiar, it is. When the Blues score first, they are 4-0 in the playoffs, 1-4 when they don't and they have allowed the first goal in the series in each of the first four games. [Full Article...]

Chelsea keen on Roma pair worth £70m

Chelsea keen on Roma pair worth £70m Chelsea are ready to spend £70million to sign AS Roma pair Radja Nainggolan and Antonio Rudiger during the summer. In fact, the Blues were apparently in for the Belgian last summer but failed to meet the £32m asking price. In contrast, an offer to move back to Italy, despite his early success with Chelsea , to allow him to be with his family could be the overriding factor in all of this which... [Full Article...]

Durant stars as Warriors close out Jazz for Game 3 win

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and Utah Jazz center Boris Diaw, right, battle for a rebound in the first half during Game 3 of the NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Salt Lake Ci. Once in front, Utah built a cushion early in the third quarter. Golden State's ability to shift the offensive strategy wouldn't be possible if not for Curry's willin... [Full Article...]

Boston Red Sox ban fan after racist comments

Boston Red Sox ban fan after racist comments Hennick, who is white, was at the game with his father-in-law, who is originally from Haiti, and his biracial son. "He didn't pull it or strain it, it just kinda tightened up on him his first at-bat when he was running down the line", Ausmus said. [Full Article...]

Bottas joins F1 Finnish stars with Russian GP win

It was a lonely race for Hamilton, who had large gaps with Raikkonen ahead and Max Verstappen behind. "Lewis was one of the first to congratulate Valtteri on his first race victory and that shows the respect they have towards each other". With the European season proper starting in Spain next week, and teams promising upgrades and a faster pace of development, the two frontrunners return to their ... [Full Article...]

Barcelona face tough Villarreal in La Liga

Barcelona face tough Villarreal in La Liga Barcelona have extended their superb run against Villarrreal. Barca got off to the flawless start when Neymar took advantage of a blocked shot from Messi to prod home the opener from close range after 21 minutes. The capital club, though, have two games in hand, the first at relegated Granada tonight. Luis Enrique's side went into the Nou Camp clash in awesome scoring form, with 13 goals in th... [Full Article...]

Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games

The Cavaliers defeated the Pacers 4-0 in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round matchup and will next face the victor between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks. With 4:17 remaining, the Pacers were within 100-98. It was the first time in franchise history the Pacers were swept in a seven-game series. The victory today assured the Cavaliers a full week's rest before either fac... [Full Article...]

Crosby scores twice, Bonino has victor as Pens beat Caps

Game 1 seems like a bit of an anomaly, as the Penguins didn't get a ton of shots and the Capitals struggled to find the net with their high shot production. Players declined to divulge what the message was exactly, but "I think what was said in this room are things that our leaders needed to say, and are things that people needed to hear", Oshie said. [Full Article...]

Former NHLer Keith Primeau sorry for Sidney Crosby's plight

Let's stop seeing curses, bad breaks or bad playoff formats and let's acknowledge the Capitals for what they are: a good team that consistently fails to rise to greatness in the postseason. Murray , last year's Stanley Cup darling, was set to lead the Penguins to another Stanley Cup run, until he suffered a lower-body injury about an hour before Game 1 of the first round against Columbus. [Full Article...]

Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5

Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5 Those two runs erased the two runs the Sox scored in the top of the fifth to get back in the game, and they also provided the necessary margin after the White Sox narrowed the lead with a couple of homers. Mancini has six home runs this season and was beaming after his first three-RBI game in the big leagues. "I still have to pinch myself sometimes that I'm here and contributing to the team". [Full Article...]

Lapse of Wembley transformed for Joshua v Klitschko

With four knockdowns and the fight nearly even before it ended in the 11th round in favor or Joshua, the bout will also be talked about by boxing fans decades on. "The Joshua effect is very similar to the Tiger Woods effect in golf, where people who are not so interested suddenly become interested, where young people become (inspired) to follow in someone's footsteps". [Full Article...]

Panthers sign first-round pick Christian McCaffrey, 2 others

Panthers sign first-round pick Christian McCaffrey, 2 others A few players spent a portion of last season with the team and are also already current members of the Carolina roster. Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey shows his burst with runs like this. "All the questions are in the meeting room so when you come out here you can play fast". Best of luck to all as the rookie minicamp begins at Bank of America stadium providing a first loo... [Full Article...]

Brazil leads unchanged top 20 in FIFA rankings

Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain complete the top 10 of the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings. The boost in ranking came after India defeated Cambodia 3-2 at Phnom Penh on March 22 in a friendly before edging out Myanmar 1-0 at Yangon on March 28 during an AFC Asian Cup qualifying match. [Full Article...]

Penguins star Crosby has concussion, out for Game 4

Penguins star Crosby has concussion, out for Game 4 It's the news we were hoping we wouldn't hear. The team will lean heavily on alternate captain and center Evgeni Malkin in game four, possibly longer if Crosby is not medically cleared to return for game five on Saturday, May 6. Pittsburgh's Justin Schultz eventually scored the game-winner on a power play, of course, but you got the feeling that Washington was going to tie things up. [Full Article...]

Fred Hoiberg's adjustments have doomed Chicago

But they have one of the best players in the National Basketball Association in Thomas , and he has the support from his teammates as he grieves. Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls 104-95 on Sunday to tie their best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at 2-all. [Full Article...]

Bills won't pick up Sammy Watkins' fifth-year option

Bills won't pick up Sammy Watkins' fifth-year option As of now, Sammy Watkins will be a free agent next March. It doesn't, however, prevent the Bills from negotiating a contract extension or placing the franchise tag on Watkins to retain his rights. He also scored seven touchdowns over that nine-game stretch and averaged better than 18 yards per catch. Despite Watkins being a well known player - mostly because of his stellar college career - today... [Full Article...]

Joshua, with heavyweight title, may make boxing must-see TV

Joshua, with heavyweight title, may make boxing must-see TV The defeat was Klitschko's second in succession, having been beaten on points by Fury in November 2015, and an all-British fight between Joshua and Morecambe's undefeated former world champion - should the latter return to boxing - could prove even bigger. [Full Article...]


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