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Zidane: Real's title 'best day of my pro life'

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It was Madrid's 33rd La Liga title in all, and their first domestic championship in five years, with Zidane's team now heading into June 3's Champions League final against Juventus aiming to complete the club's first such double since 1958. Read More »

Dazed golf great Tiger Woods struggles to walk in police arrest video

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Woods was arrested in Jupiter. You can hear Woods answering the officer's questions. To test whether Woods understood the instructions, the officer asked him to recite alphabets A to Z in "slow and non-rhythmic manner". Woods, 41, told police he was taking several prescriptions at the time of his arrest, the police report said. He blew a 0.00 in the breath test. In a statement released Monday night, Woods had said alcohol was not a factor in his arrest , which he said stemmed from an ... Read More »

Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released

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But new dashcam footage released by police shows just how dazed and disorientated he was. The dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI traffic stop and arrest was released on Wednesday evening, supplied by the Jupiter (Fla .) Police Department. Read More »

Why Tristan Thompson hasn't watched Game 7 of 2016 NBA Finals

Fortunately his family were at their OH residence at the time. They're familiar with this team; the sets; the offense; the players. He wanted to hug his children and wife back home in OH and talk to his two boys directly about racism after a racial slur was spray painted on the front gate to his house in Los Angeles. Read More »

Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final

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It was his league-leading 10th goal of the postseason and NHL-record fourth-game victor of the postseason, breaking the rookie mark set by Montreal's Claude Lemieux in 1986 and equaled by Colorado's Chris Drury in 1999. Prior to Game 2 , Rinne had allowed just one goal in each of the four games following a loss in these playoffs. We just talked about just playing the game the right way, focusing on the details shift after shift and not being concerned with scoring. Read More »

7 teams that could make the NBA Finals in 2018, ranked

It's the fact that the best players, or at least most of the best players in this upcoming series are playing at the highest of levels. "But at the end of the day winning a championship is winning a championship". "I didn't doubt we would get here". Often times the simplest answer is the right one. He is averaging 32.5 points per game in these playoffs, eclipsed only by the 35.3 per-game average as a spry 24-year-old in 2009. Read More »

Wenger eyes bright future post FA Cup win

With Wenger's situation at the Emirates set to be decided in a meeting of the club's directors this week - including majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, chairman Sir Chips Keswick and chief executive Ivan Gazidis - the Frenchman believes the result at Wembley should sway the board in his favour. Read More »

Gators golfer Billy Horschel wins AT&T Byron Nelson in stunning fashion

Day, who faced a 48-foot birdie putt at the 18th green during the playoff, sent his birdie effort 4 feet past the hole and pulled the comeback attempt for par left of the cup. Andrew Landry (Arkansas Razorbacks) shot a 66 and is tied for fifth at 15 under. All three players were tied at 11 under par after nine holes, and Hahn took charge, making two straight birdies on the 10th and 11th holes to get to 13 under. Read More »

Nicky Hayden Dies after Cycling Accident in Italy

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U.S. motorcycle driver Nicky Hayden , seriously injured in a bicycle accident Wednesday, died on Monday, the Cesena hospital in central Italy said, where the 2006 MotoGP world champion was hospitalized. This season he was with the Red Bull Honda team . Hayden's mother, fiancée and other family members flew to Italy to be by his side last week, The Guardian reported . Read More »

Walters: Score would have been different if Thurston played

Pearce, in particular, won't have brushed off his critics entirely, with some poor kick options during his time on the field. "Obviously Milford will bring plenty of energy and he's a danger with the ball", Daley said when asked whether he expected the Maroons to play differently lining up without Thurston for the first time in more than a decade. Read More »

State of Origin scores 2.3m strong audience

Jake Trbojevic was outstanding on debut while Wade Graham was one of the best players on the field in the second half while a fresh Jack Bird wreaked late havoc. Maloney, David Klemmer and Nathan Peats were second-tier standouts, but every Blues player had shining moments. "It's one victory, I wouldn't call it a lot of momentum", Smith said. Read More »

Sato revelling after maiden Indianapolis 500 triumph

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Castroneves just missed his record-tying fourth Indy 500 for the second time. "We've been sharing the last two weeks with meetings in the morning, meetings in the afternoon, and Takuma was a big help coming from F1 also", Alonso said. Read More »

Stephen Curry explains sleeve he will wear during NBA Finals

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Power forward/center Tristan Thompson needs to do what he's done the last two NBA Finals , and quite frankly what he's done for his entire career: Dominate the boards and play good defense, especially on switches on the PnR. Durant played well, averaging 30.6 points and shooting 55 percent but James came out on top. Obviously adding in Durant will make an impact on Thompson, but a drop of 10 points per game is pretty significant. Read More »

LeBron's focus shifted from Finals to racism after vandalism

Q. Sorry to piggyback off the parity thing again, but just to talk about it a bit more. Unfortunately, I also agree with Rich that the Warriors aren't quite ready to part ways with Thompson just yet - and I don't see that changing after they win their second title in three years. Read More »

Ramchandra Guha resigns from BCCI

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Guha told the court that he has tendered his resignation to the committee head, former comptroller and auditor general of India Vinod Rai . On January 30, 2017, the Supreme Court appointed the CoA after the BCCI was reluctant to implement the Lodha panel report. Read More »

Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

Pontus Aberg scored the lone goal for the Preds, who host their first ever Stanley Cup final game under dire circumstances on Saturday night. In five of the six periods played so far in this wild, wacky Stanley Cup Final , the better team wasn't the one that has a two-games-to-none lead. Read More »

There was no need for BCCI to meet PCB: Goel

While the reigning champions scripted a 45-run win over the Kiwis in their first encounter after reaching English shores in a rain-truncated game, the No.3 ranked side on Tuesday made mincemeat of Bangladesh with a 240-run victory. Pakistan last visited India in December 2012 for a limited overs series that included three One-Day Internationals (ODI) and two Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). Read More »

Kompany: Guardiola Will Do Big Things At City

Manchester City cruised into next season's Champions League as they took third place in the Premier League thanks to a 5-0 rout of woeful Watford on Sunday. Given the expectation that accompanied Guardiola's arrival last summer, going into the final game still needing points to secure a top-four place represents under-achievement. Read More »

National Football League moves to bring back choreography, snow angels after touchdowns

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Six years following the modification of sudden death overtime , the extra period has been shortened from 15 minutes to 10. Now teams will have to trim 37 players at one time following the last preseason game. Roger Goodell released a letter to address celebrations around the league. The strategy may lessen the number of unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties called on touchdowns. Read More »

Kerr hasn't ruled himself out for National Basketball Association opener

No surprise who No. 1 is, but you might be interested to see how the other stars stack up. "I do care, of course, about competitive balance, you want competitive games ", Silver said, "but I thought we had a great regular season". All-Star personal matchups will feature LeBron James against Kevin Durant at small forward , Kyrie Irving versus Stephen Curry at point guard, and Kevin Love against Draymond Green at power forward . Read More »

Thierry Henry: What I think about Arsene Wenger staying at Arsenal

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Nor can they claim to be title challengers considering recent years or match the wages that some of their Premier League rivals can offer. In the spring, when Arsenal's league form collapsed and they were beaten 10-2 on aggregate by Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 , chief executive Ivan Gazidis said results would act as a "catalyst for change" , which many interpreted as an indication Wenger's power would be eroded. Read More »

Cavs repeat, Warriors dynasty at stake in Finals

Now, Curry arrives back at the top of the sport playing as well as he ever has, averaging 28.6 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists while shooting 50.3 percent from the field and 43.1 percent from three-point range. I watched that time he scored 25 points in a row against Detroit in the Eastern Conference Finals and that was very exciting too. "But at the end of the day winning a championship is winning a championship". Read More »

Takuma Sato wins Indy 500

Evening editions of Monday's Japanese newspapers carried front-page photos of Sato standing on his vehicle with his hands aloft, while others carried pictures of him pouring milk over his head in the traditional Brickyard celebration. Grand Prix for BAR at the Speedway and in 2012 nearly pulled off a shock Indy 500 win for AJ Foyt but crashed trying to pass Dario Franchitti on the final lap. Read More »

Jury selected for Bill Cosby's June 5 trial

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After finalizing the main panel, lawyers also settled on three of six alternates Wednesday - two of them being black. Cosby has said he does not expect to testify. Bill Cosby , 79, is accused of luring ex-Temple University staffer Andrea Constand , 44, to his Elkins Park, Pa., mansion in 2004 under the false pretense of mentorship. Read More »