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Diego Simeone believes comeback against Real Madrid is possible

Atletico Madrid's 3-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday was just a continuation of bad results that have blighted the team for nearly 60 years. Atletico had kept nine clean sheets in its last 13 games in all competitions, conceding only four goals. "And in the second half we were very effective". Read More »

Shikhar Dhawan credits his IPL performance for inclusion in Champions Trophy squad


Oppo and the BCCI had signed a five-year team sponsorship deal worth Rs 1,079 crore which was announced by the Board on March 7 with the contract commencing on April 1. "The franchise was magnanimous enough to accept our request to rest him", Prasad explained. "He represented India in the last worldwide game". But Shami has proven his fitness in the IPL so should be good to go because he has shown that he can hit the right lines immediately. Read More »

Game 5 pivotal for Rockets, Spurs

Scroll below to check out fans reaction after Ginobili's clutch block in overtime to secure the Game 5 win and a 3-2 series lead over the Rockets. Harden ranked fourth among the seven Rockets players to see the floor with a -0.15 nERD in Tuesday's defeat, per numberFire Live. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid live stream

Atletico got the early goal it was seeking in the 12th minute through Saul Niguez. Entering Tuesday, just four teams remain in Monaco, Juventus, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Antoine Griezmann converted the ensuing penalty-though it was not hit all that well and Navas got a hand to it-and the sense of belief grew even more. Read More »

Chelsea's Moses credits Conte for reviving his career with wing back switch

Giving his opinion on the change and how it has suited him, Moses told his club's official website: " I've always believed in the ability I have ". "I have proved that". "I have been learning a lot defensively". "Every opponent who goes there has a hard game". Moses said the fact that he had played as a winger meant he could "understand what wingers are going to do before they try and go past me" and added: "The more games I play, the better I get". Read More »

Matt Harvey Suspended Three Games; Reportedly Unrelated To Sex Toy Incident

Seeing as how Cabrera's injury is not as bad as it seems, it makes more sense to get a guy like Cecchini to fill in as he's already had experience playing in the bigs, and he's not considered as big of a prospect as Rosario is. It was a tough position for Wilk to be in. He is scheduled for an MRI on Sunday, which could reveal ligament damage. It was a hard situation for everyone involved. Read More »

PGA Tour extends FedEx Cup sponsorship for 10 years

Full list of FedEx Cup Champions: Tiger Woods (2007, 2009), Vijay Singh (2008), Jim Furyk (2010), Bill Haas (2011), Brandt Snedeker (2012), Henrik Stenson (2013), Billy Horschel (2014), Jordan Spieth (2015) and Rory McIlroy (2016). The FedEx Cup brought massive restructuring with a points system for players to qualify for four playoff events that culminated with the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup champion. Read More »

Club unveil away kit for next season... and it's stunning!


Manchester United have unveiled their new 2017/18 black and white away kit - find out what it looks like in our gallery! Red Devils midfielder Ander Herrera was among the Manchester United players to model the new strip after it was revealed on Wednesday morning. Read More »

Mark Selby retains the World Snooker Championship


He called a foul, briefly rowing back on his decision before reinstating the original call. "I trust Jan", Selby said. With the match on a knife edge, an unexpected cameo from the referee, Jan Verhaas, rendered them nearly unbearable. Defending champion Selby was pegged back to 12-12 on Friday night by China's Ding Junhui in a gripping last-four clash between the players who contested last year's final. Read More »

Champions League Semifinal: Juventus vs Monaco

It is up to the strikers now to make Monaco dream. Led by keeper Gianluigi Buffon and defenders Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, Juventus' defense is smothering. They will also face Lazio in the Coppa Italia final . "We're a better team than we were two years ago". On Wednesday, the Champions League semifinals wrap up with Atletico Madrid going off at +160 at home against Real Madrid, who are a slight favorite to win outright on the road at +155 with draw odds going off ... Read More »

Mets suspend Harvey 3 games for violating team rules


With the Mets trying to salvage the early part of their season, they needed Harvey in the rotation. While the Mets refused to say Sunday what caused the punishment, Collins went into more detail Monday. While it is possible that this suspension will be the wakeup call that the Mets feel Harvey needs, it is even more likely to continue to drive a wedge between the two sides. Read More »

Eagles make some exciting picks in final day of NFL Draft


He is also Tennessee's first defensive player to be picked in the first round since 2010 when the Kansas City Chiefs selected Eric Berry with the fifth pick and the Arizona Cardinals selected Dan Williams with the 26th pick. Roseman said the Eagles traded up to 132 overall for Pumphrey, giving Minnesota 139 and 230, because it seemed there was a rush on running backs in the fourth; he hinted that some RBs the Eagles might have wanted were taken. Read More »

NHL Playoffs: Minus Crosby, Penguins Edge Capitals to Take 3-1 Lead

Sheary's status for Game 4 was uncertain. But the Penguins were the only team to take advantage of those man-advantage minutes. The early results were not pretty, as Orpik and Alzner were on the ice together and got burned by Hornqvist down the middle of the ice before he scored the game's first goal. Read More »

Hawks put pressure back on Wizards, tie series at 2-2


The games were competitive but the outcome was never truly in doubt. Though the series is flying under the radar, John Wall has had one of the best starts to the 2017 NBA Playoffs of any player in the NBA. Hopefully, the Wiz can prove me right and win this series. If Sefolosha does play meaningful minutes for the Hawks, expect a new facet of the team to be displayed. Read More »

Conte: Real Madrid target may leave Chelsea

Conte believes there is reason to be optimistic that the 26-year-old will choose to carry on at Stamford Bridge , but that he alone can not control what will happen with the player. "Two good teams, two teams who are showing we deserve to fight for the title until the end". "In this case, I prefer to have 23 votes and to vote for every one of my players, for sure", said the former Juventus and Italy boss. Read More »

Rangers can't hold lead

Kind of send a message that we weren't going to take what they were throwing at us to finish last game". In Game 1 against the Senators, Erik Karlsson scored the game-winning goal with less than five minutes to play. Glass also helped set up Lindberg's next goal. The "Kanata Wall", as the Sens' defensive system has been dubbed (Kanata is the Ottawa suburb where the Senators play), has fallen under the onslaught of a series of the odd-man rushes that the system is specifically in place to ... Read More »

Ravens had CB Gareon Conley take a polygraph test minutes before draft

If the Raiders believed a charge was coming, they would not have invested a first-round pick in Conley. "I don't know why it wouldn't or shouldn't influence others", Chryst said about the Watt connections. In his three seasons, Conley racked up 66 tackles, six interceptions, and 15 passes broken up. The pick addresses Oakland's lack of depth in the secondary. Read More »

Narine and Lynn run riot in Bangalore

A hamstring niggle kept Robin Uthappa out of Knight Riders' last game. Nathan Coulter-Nile, RCB's nemesis last time , suffered a blow on his helmet grille against Rising Pune Supergiant and was subsequently "shaken up" and "a little bit off colour" leading up to this game, according to Katich. Read More »

Green Bay Packers Day 2 Picks


About eight hours later, life changed again for the 6-foot-4, 300-pound Adams as the Auburn defensive lineman was drafted in the third round by the Green Bay Packers. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. "It's great. I just want him to be treated like everybody else, not feel the pressure obviously in this state". Read More »

Cameron Smith is speechless after his first PGA Tour win


Severe weather rolled across south Louisiana yesterday, forcing officials to suspend play at the TPC in Avondale and pushing the final playoff to this morning. The final round was played using the four-ball (best ball) format, where each competitor plays his own ball and the team uses the best score on each hole. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction vacated following his death


Her lawyer has said he did not believe a vacated murder conviction would affect the civil case. His estate is being sued for wrongful death by the family of Odin Lloyd , the man he was convicted of killing. Susan Garsh set aside his conviction Tuesday, ruling that state law requires dismissal when a defendant dies before their appeal is decided. "This court is compelled to follow binding precedent". Read More »

Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final

That of course partly comes from the exuberance and extra energy of youth - the pure "love" of football as Mourinho put it - but also only reflects part of Rashford's importance. If United reach the final in Stockholm on 24 May, it will be their 64th game of the season. Aspas then fired narrowly wide and Pogba tried to catch Alvarez out of position with a free-kick from just inside Celta's half but the ball hit the side netting. Read More »

Juventus optimistic after strolling into Champions League final

The second leg of the Champions League semifinal gets underway tonight at 19:45 GMT. There was one man who Alves didn't need to prove anything: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri. "The final is two teams with many quality players and experience of matches like that - it could go either way. I don't think there are any favourites". Read More »

Juventus star Alves hails 'crazy' approach after Champions League heroics


It is football and like they say, a goal can be scored in less than a minute but Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri stated at his pre-match press conference that his team has to play better than they did last week. Monaco needs just one more goal to reach 150 for the season but at least two to have a chance of reaching the Champions League final. "We have all grown since 2015, including myself, and getting to the final is no easy thing". Read More »