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4 facts about Barcelona's new head coach Ernesto Valverde

Valverde announced he would be leaving Athletic last week after four years in charge at the Basque club. The Catalans were in the market for a new man in charge following Luis Enrique's decision to leave the club at the end of the 2016-17 campaign and they have turned to the former Athletic Bilbao boss. Read More »

Anderson comes up big as Senators down Penguins to force Game 7


While the Penguins admitted he played well, they feel they could have done more with their opportunities. Ottawa has just five players remaining from that 2012 Game 7, but the Senators do have a handful of veterans who've experienced long playoff runs and series that have done the distance. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

But Juventus' dreams of a first Champions League title in 21 years ended in heartbreak as Madrid upped the ante, regaining their lead as Casemiro's 30-yard drive flew home via a deflection. His career goal tally in club and worldwide soccer now stands at 600. Madrid's supremacy was clear in the second half. Indeed, Real are the first to win back-to-back titles since the competition morphed into the Champions League , European football's biggest club competition. Read More »

Champions Trophy, Ind vs Pak

Tickets for an India-Pakistan match is among the most hard things to get, as they are usually sold out within minutes of going on sale. He's also been an afflicted for India during one of their last Champions Trophy encounters. He likes the English conditions where the ball comes on to the bat nicely and also has a good track record against Pakistan . "People expect a lot more from you when you play Pakistan ". Read More »

Griezmann: I'm staying at Atleti


That form prompted speculation of move to Manchester United when the transfer window opens, but following a post via his official Twitter account on last Thursday it seemed he was staying in La Liga with Diego Simeone's outfit in the foreseeable future. Read More »

Serena Williams Clears Up Rumors About The Sex Of Her Baby

Momentum appears to be building for Williams as she attempts to win a title she came closest to lifting in 2002, when she was beaten in the final by her younger sister Serena. Victoria Azarenka , a two-time grand slam victor and former world No. 1, had a baby boy past year when she was 27 and will return to competition next month during the grass-court season. Read More »

Free ATS Pick for the NBA Finals Game 2: Cavs vs. Warriors

They weren't even running pick-and-roll for a good chunk of the game , because they didn't have to get separation. "We have to have the mindset of a must win, because (Thursday's) great game nearly means nothing if we lose on Sunday". The Warriors offense simply spooked the Cavs all night. They turned over the rock 20 times and ceded 27 fast break points, which is not all that shocking given their piss-poor transition defense during the regular season and the Warriors' deep armada of ... Read More »

Pak Army releases video of destroying Indian army posts on LoC


The police said Pakistani troops were targeting residential areas and hamlets with mortar bombs and the shells were landing deep inside the border. Given the strained bilateral relations between Pakistan and India owing to contentious issues, including held Kashmir, the ceasefire violations by Indian troops have become order of the day as they continue to target civilian population on this side of the LoC. Read More »

Clouds of Uncertainty Over India vs Pakistan Clash


Our batting is very much better, so hopefully we will do well. The measures which were put in place after last week's attack in Manchester therefore remain in place, including enhanced security at Sunday's high-profile match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston. Read More »

Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes on Murray clash

With the match tied at one set each and the score at 1-1 in the third, Almagro was forced to concede and left the court in tears, consoled by Del Potro. Next up for Murray is Juan Martin del Potro . But he won again, and after the way the past couple of months have gone, Andy Murray will take that and move on at Roland Garros. Read More »

Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid won 4-1 in the match played in Cardiff , Wales. Just 7 minutes later, the Italian champion came back to equalize with a brilliant bicycle kick by Croatian representative Mario Mandžukić - scoring one of the best goals in the history of the Champions League final . Read More »

Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?


The heavy favourite for the Roland Garros title looked in imperious form as he steamed through the first set in under half an hour. Rafael Nadal launched his quest for a record 10th French Open title with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire. Read More »

India belt Pakistan all over Edgbaston


According to the sources, Indian intelligence agencies are aware of the ISI's plans. In the last five years, the two teams have met only in ICC events and never in bilateral events, making the match today a rare feast for cricket lovers in both the nations. Read More »

Kvitova triumphs five months on from knife attack

Leading 5-2 into her service, Makarova sealed the victory with a powerful forehand to deny Kerber's quest for the Suzanne Lenglen trophy. The 27-year-old Czech beat American Julia Boserup 6-3 6-2 in the first match of the day on the Philippe Chatrier Court . Read More »

Real Madrid retain Champions League after 4-1 win over Juventus


I am very happy as we are the first team to win two consecutive Champions Leagues, and scoring two goals. With the blow of the final whistle, the Portuguese worldwide was named the Man-of-the-Match and received the award from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson . Read More »

Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

What a dominant NBA Finals opener with the Warriors. Bob Fitzgerald is back with a recap of game 1 as well as his keys to game 2. The Cavs can score. "Definitely somebody will have to do a better job at stopping the dribble drive", Warriors acting coach Mike Brown said. Maybe some underestimated the unselfishness of Durant, whose defensive prowess and willingness to move the ball has made him a ideal fit for the Warriors. Read More »

Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

Rodriguez was not even used in the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid and played just seven minutes off the bench in the quarter-final first leg win over Bayern Munich. "We're working hard. We worked hard all season, thinking we could achieve things because in the long run everyone's been very important". "I'm not going to confirm I'll stay here all my life". Read More »

Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne


A team chat in the locker room during the second intermission helped the Penguins get on track. "We talked a lot about elevating our play ", added center Matt Cullen of Pittsburgh's second intermission. Rinne entered the series with a.947 save percentage in the postseason. "I think he's had an opportunity to get a little bit of a second wind". Jacob Waddell, 36, was charged in Allegheny County with disorderly conduct, possessing instruments of crime and disrupting meetings or ... Read More »

Malaysia condemns terror attacks in London

Witnesses who spoke to the BBC described the intentional and aggressive nature of the terror attack. Canisters which looked like bombs, seen around the body of at least one of the suspects have been "established to be hoaxes", police said . Read More »

NBA Finals 2017 | Cavaliers vs. Warriors picks, prediction


Golden State is coming off a run of 27-1 straight-up and 19-7-2 against the spread across its last 28 games. LeBron James says a racial slur spray painted on the front gate of his home in Los Angeles "just goes to show that racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America". Read More »