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Atletico seals return to Champions League after Real defeat

Real Madrid is tied with Barcelona for points, but Barca has a better goal differential (aka the difference between "goals for" and "goals against.") If Real Madrid loses or draws any of their remaining games, they'll practically hand the title over to Barca. Read More »

Vigo mayor slams Man Utd boss Mourinho: I'll always take Berizzo

Mourinho hailed a solid overall performance from United that takes them closer to a return to the Champions League next season should they go onto win the competition for the first time. "The Europa League becomes for us now more important". By contrast, Celta's mid-table position in La Liga has allowed Eduardo Berizzo to rest his key players over recent weeks to concentrate exclusively on reaching their first ever European final. Read More »

Allegri: Monaco have nothing to lose

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Juve are well and truly in command of this tie. The back line of Leonardo Bonucci , Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon stood firm as they cancelled out Monaco's unsafe front line. Higuain set himself up for the opener, slowing down a counter-attacking raid just long enough to allow Alves to occupy Kamil Glik, with the Polish defender baffled as his opponent backheeled a one-two assist for the Argentinian. Read More »

• Jazz fall prey to Durant breakout in Game 3

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Green picked up a technical arguing from the bench late in the second quarter after being whistled for his third foul of the half. They want Curry to be leading the break, shooters on the wings, a big rolling to the rim, with a defense forced to pick from a smorgasbord of poisons. Read More »

Penguins get past Caps in Game 4

Oshie was called for a high-stick penalty with a minute and 52 seconds remaining, a brief-but-fleeting few seconds of relief seemed to be there for Sidney Crosby's father to take in - and maybe breathe in. "When you're blocking shots, it's an element of playing team defence", Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. "He's a competitive guy". I make stupid decisions. Read More »

IPL 10: Match 43 - RCB V/s KXIP

Chasing a modest 159-run target, the visitors romped home in 15.1 overs. The way wickets were falling and there being no batsmen after me, we planned to get to 150. However, with the help of Head's half-century, RCB managed to score a respectable 158 runs. Opener Mandeep provided home fans with a degree of hope, striking five boundaries and two sixes, but Maxwell and Axar (3-11) ran through the lower order before Mohit Sharma (2-24) brought an end to another miserable RCB batting display. Read More »

Karlsson nets victor as Sens edge Rangers in Game 1

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I think that rivalry was manufactured a little bit, especially when we weren't even in the same division and didn't play each other in the playoffs until '09. Anderson continued his solid stretch in net for Ottawa, after carrying the team to a first round win over the Bruins. And while the Rangers possess four lines that can score goals, so do the Senators. Read More »

Spurs, Rockets try to wake up NBA's sleepy second round

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Meanwhile, the Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last five home games, 2-6 ATS in their last eight games following a loss of more than 10 points and 2-5 ATS in their last seven Conference Semifinals games. Against San Antonio, Nene averaged 5.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.8 minutes of action. While Harden was fantastic, finishing with 28 points (10-of-18 shooting), 12 assists and five rebounds, it was the much-improved play of his supporting cast that made the difference. Read More »

Froome's Pinarello totaled after Le Tour victor suffers hit-and-run

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The rider says that the 'impatient driver. followed him onto the pavement, ' but added that he was unharmed in the alledged incident. He didn't appear to have been hurt, but said that his bike had been "totaled". Froome's next race is expected to be the Critérium du Dauphiné which runs from Sunday 4th to Sunday 11th June. Last month, former Giro d'Italia victor Michele Scarponi of the Astana team was killed when he was knocked off his bike by a van while training in Italy. Read More »

Kenyan Runner Comes Close, 2-hour Marathon

Organised by the sportswear manufacturer, the attempt has been several years in the making. The Breaking2 project was launched in 2014 in the hopes of breaking the elusive two hour barrier based on a combination of Nike-led research, design, and of course, an incredible athleticism. Read More »

Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar makes incredible diving catch

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Trevor Bauer allowed a two-run blast to a hitter with 13 career home runs while the Indians left 18 runners on base and batted.083 (1-for-12) with runners in scoring position. Ramirez followed with a single, but Stroman worked out of the inning by getting a flyout to left and a double-play grounder. Some strong recent play from the bullpen continue to get the Jays out of the jam. Read More »

Liverpool man fails to mask disappointment as he reflects on Southampton draw

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Having already kept three clean sheets against Liverpool this season, Southampton's players were keen to extend this impressive run, but none so much as goalkeeper Fraser Forster . "We had good structure, organisation and discipline", he said, also commenting on his side's unbeaten run against Liverpool . "It's nobody's fault, it's only a description". Read More »

Defeat against Hyderabad an eye-opener for us, says Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma

Chasing a modest, victory target of 139, Sunrisers shrugged off a dismal start - a rare failure by captain David Warner, trapped lbw trying to flick left-arm pacer Mitchell McClenaghan in the second over of the innings - to romp home. Rohit found himself at the wicket in the fifth over with opener Lendl Simmons (1) and number three Nitesh Rana (9) failing. Siddarth Kaul did the damage with the ball for Hyderabad , claiming 3-24 and accounting for three of Mumbai's top four batsmen. Read More »

Liverpool must win last two games, says Milner

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It means third-placed Liverpool will still qualify for the Champions League if they win their remaining two matches, irrespective of what United and Arsenal, seven points behind with two games in hand, manage. "We really still enjoy playing at home". We have shown on any one day we can beat anyone, so if we could get in the Champions League, we know we could be a match for anyone. Read More »

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata agrees to Chelsea transfer?

Is Morata a good fit for Chelsea? Morata, wanted by both Chelsea and Manchester United this summer, made his way back to the Santiago Bernabeu from Juventus after Madrid exercised a buyback option in the off-season but the Spain worldwide has been unable to cement a regular starting berth. Read More »

Silva, Kompany key to future - De Bruyne

It was a big result and a big performance. "It's all in our hands and it's a good feeling". A ball over the top to Raheem Sterling was lifted back across goal by the England worldwide, and Martin Kelly's poor defensive header landed kindly for Silva to get City off to a flying start with a low drive into the bottom-right corner his 50th goal for the club. Read More »

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester United - Player Ratings

In a odd way, it might have been better if we had lost today. "And during the game I didn't like what I never like, he puts too much pressure on the fourth official", he added. After the match, Wenger said: "There is still a chance mathematically, although we need some help from others". "I am disappointed with the result but not the performance, at all". Read More »

Mourinho: Man Utd could rest players against Arsenal

Marcus Rashford s stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday. And Mourinho admitted that should United progress past Celta he may be forced into drastic action in terms of selection in the league. The Europa League is the only European club competition United has yet to win. Read More »

Marcus Rashford said THIS before Celta Vigo free-kick

Rashford has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for Manchester United in recent weeks and the teenager appears to have earned the trust of Mourinho at Old Trafford. It was a mostly even match in front of almost 30,000 fans at Balaidos Stadium, but United had most of the significant chances. It was a let off for a United side that restricted Celta to long-range efforts for the remainder of a first half in which goalkeeper Alvarez was key. Read More »

Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

Mountaineering officials, including one at the base camp, said the likely cause of death was cardiac arrest. But his record was broken in 2013 by 80-year-old Japanese Yuichiro Miura. He had trained for months before the attempt, saying that he did not suffer from any respiratory problems and his blood pressure was normal. As a Sherpa born in the mountains, he did not have any issue with high altitudes or lack of oxygen. Read More »

Matt Harvey Reportedly 'Likely' to Start Friday vs. Brewers After Suspension

And Adam Wilk is most definitely not Matt Harvey. The Mets and Harvey are clearly not on the same page in the macro or micro sense of the term, whether things went down this weekend exactly like Harvey said or not. He then went to the field to play catch and was informed that his contract was being purchased by the Mets and he'd need to leave immediately in case they decide to start him Sunday. Read More »

Celtics head back home after squandering a 2-0 lead

Now he must decide how to approach Game 4 as his team trails Boston 2-1 in the second-round series. After splitting four games in the regular season and now four games in the playoffs, the Celtics and Wizards are engaged in a war of words, a war of attrition, a war of nerves, and potentially two of the next three games in the Garden, a turf war. Read More »

Penguins Down Caps in Game 1

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Barry Trotz could go back to Holtby in a crucial Game 3 Monday night in Pittsburgh after backup Philipp Grubauer allowed two goals on the first four shots he faced in relief. Game 2: Blues at Predators - The Nashville Predators had won five straight games in the playoffs, sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round and then winning game one of the second-round series. Read More »

Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton

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Manager Jurgen Klopp complained a dry Anfield pitch made things hard for their playing style in Sunday's goalless Premier League draw , but Milner was in no doubt where the blame lay and, as senior professional, shouldered the burden. "It was my fault for us not getting the three points today, definitely my fault". "I don't know if he went early or not but he is a big lad and he has seen me take a lot of penalties when we have been taking them with England at the Euros". Read More »