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Mumbai Indians crowned champions of IPL 2017

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Johnson, bowling the final over, with Rising Pune Supergiant needing 11 runs to win claimed the wickets of Manoj Tiwary and then Australia skipper Steve Smith for 51 with consecutive balls before tying down Dan Christian. Pandya looked like becoming the villain instead of the hero when he dropped Ajinkya Rahane in the fourth over after Rahul Tripathi had already been dismissed, Rahane going on to make 44 from 38 balls before being caught off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson with the score ... Read More »

CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid

They tell us you never remember who finishes second but to truly put this Real Madrid achievement into context, it is important to recognize that a very good Juventus team was absolutely crushed in the second half. It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while past year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy. Read More »

Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash

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Neither Fisher, 42, nor his passenger, former " Basketball Wives " star Gloria Govan , were injured in the crash on USA 101 in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles. Fisher and Govan, 32, were helped out of the vehicle unharmed. Govan was once married to current Golden State Warrior and former UCLA Bruin forward Matt Barnes. Read More »

Champions League glory a 'huge step' for Madrid youngster Asensio

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Juventus , who are the Serie A champions, have now lost five Champions League finals since they last won the competition in 1996. "The squad has been great and it's been good for me individually, too". Bale now looks forward to a break to help him get back to 100 per cent, adding: "It's been a tough year with a lot of football and the injuries, but the main thing for me is to get my ankle sorted". Read More »

Back in the race: Predators blow by Penguins in Game 3

In the second intermission, a house band took over with a wicked Beatles rendition of "Sgt. Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band" and "Little Help from My Friends". The Penguins failed to score on the power play, ending the night at 0/3 with just one power play shot. More than 15,000 fans stood and chanted Rinne's name during warmups in a scene that was louder than many National Hockey League buildings during a regular season affair. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success

Cristiano Ronaldo , the leading scorer in the Champions League for five years running, contributed two goals as Real Madris won the title for the 12th time here on Saturday night, reports Efe news agency. That's impossible to say", he said. "It justifies why I came here, it's great to be part of that and I want it to continue". I get to say that every year. Read More »

Eduardo Rodriguez placed on the 10-day disabled list

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He was able to return last Monday with his first start against the Chicago White Sox. He did not allow a runner past first base until the 7th inning. It was just the third run the right-hander has given up this year in 25 1/3 innings. After striking out catcher Sandy Leon swinging at a curveball in the dirt, Tillman threw a 0-2 curveball that bounced in front of the plate and corralled on a big hop by Pena, but Pena's throw sailed to the foul side of the third-base line past Machado, ... Read More »

Buffalo Bills in preliminary talks to sign free agent WR Jeremy Maclin

Although McCoy does not have any inside information, he recently said, " don't be surprised if it happens ", regarding the possibility of the Bills adding Maclin. "You know how the business goes". As the No. 1 receiver for the Chiefs in 2015, he caught 87 passes for 1,088 yards and eight touchdowns. Crazier things happen in sports than the Cavaliers coming back to win this series. Read More »

Confused Tiger Woods struggles to take Breathalyzer

Monday. After playing in an unofficial event in December, Woods missed the cut in January at the Farmers Insurance Open and withdrew after one round of a tournament in Dubai in February. The footage was recorded early Monday by cameras mo... The arrest affidavit listed four medications, including Vicodin . The golfer suffers from a well documented back injury that has required several surgeries. Read More »

India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match

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In an innings affected by rain - consequently shortened to 48 overs against the normal 50, India were superior throughout. Pakistan's target at the start of its innings was 324 runs in 48 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis method, but this became 289 in 41 after play was again interrupted by rain. Read More »

The NFL loosens rules on celebrations after touchdowns

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Goodell offered an explanation in a letter to fans , writing: "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown". Owners also approved a rule that will now change when Minnesota has to decide which players from their offseason 90-man roster will make up their regular season 53-man roster. Read More »

Seven killed in London terror, three terrorists shot dead

Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England. The British government has long sought more help from internet companies like Facebook and Google in the battle against extremism. Attacking people after abandoning the van, they headed to Borough Market where the pubs and restaurants were packed with Saturday night crowds, many watching the Champions League final between Juventus and Real ... Read More »

Madrid hailed as "Masters of the Universe" after crushing Juve

Zinedine Zidane , a head coach for only 17 months, became the first manager to oversee back-to-back European Cup successes since Arrigo Sacchi's fabled AC Milan team won the tournament in 1989 and 1990. Supporters of Juventus and Real Madrid mixed in a friendly atmosphere at the festival in Cardiff Bay on Saturday afternoon ahead of the game's big kick-off at the National Stadium of Wales. Read More »

Game experience best way to prepare for Golden State Warriors

While the spotlights shined on Kevin Durand and Stephen Curry , it is worth mentioning other key factors, which secured the Dubs' first victory. After he scored just eight points in a Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks that year, for example, James offered a public thank you to columnists who criticized him. Read More »

Murray survives sloppy del Potro

Murray, the top seed, fought to a tiebreak win in the first set and narrowly took the second before del Potro lost all his steam and dropped the third set without winning a game. Hopefully, I can keep it going'. I think he's done a really great job. "It's slow and heavy and coming back in these conditions is hard". But the Argentinian then double faulted before getting a fourth set point, on which he missed a forehand. Read More »

Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

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Cleveland lost Game 1 of the 2016 NBA Finals by 15 points at Golden State last season and then the Cavaliers lost Game 2 by 33 points. She completely burns Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving to a crisp for being a Flat Earth Truther with a weak jumper. Read More »

NY officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

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O'Neill. Six plainclothes officers responded and exited their vehicles, speaking with several people, O'Neill said. The victim pointed out a suspect, who police say is a known suspect in a previous armed robbery. The police officer is now in critical condition here at Kings County Hospital. The officers then saw the parked vehicle. Veve arrived from Haiti with his mother when he was around 12 years old, according to his aunt , Deliverance Veve. Read More »

2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

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The Spaniard departed Court Suzanne Lenglen scoldingly wagging her finger as the crowd were asked to applaud Muguruza following her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 defeat. World number one Andy Murray is also in action on Chatrier against injury-prone Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentine, a fierce rival who will need to be at his best physically to unsettle the Briton. Read More »

Ronaldo: I'm not a devil, don't say stupid things about me

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Ronaldo got Madrid off to the ideal start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema's close-range finish sealed the title 10 minutes into the second half. "It's been a very hard-fought win, hard at some moments but after 38 games there's no better feeling than being at the top". The coach also hailed his squad for embracing his rotation policy which he said had been vital to winning the title and praised the players who had accepted being left out of the starting line-up on occasion. Read More »