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MLS All-Star opponent Real Madrid win second straight UEFA Champions League

But it was a superb team performance from Real Madrid , as they clinched their 12th European Cup. Real Madrid became the first club in the modern Champions League era to repeat as champions. Marco Asensio , who came in for Isco scored another and suddenly, Juventus had lost the match by an even more humiliating margin than what it was in the 2015 final against Barcelona . Read More »

Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

The play echoed Thursday night in Game 1, as the Warriors returned to the Finals for the first time since the Cavaliers spoiled their 73-win romp. Twice he has dished out eight assists. James was serious. His coach, Tyronn Lue , seemed to speak with just a hint of sarcasm when he said the Warriors are "the best I ever seen". Read More »

Real Madrid Win The Champions League Final

Ronaldo scored twice to finish the season as the top scorer in the competition with 12, meaning he has now finished as the outright or joint-leading goalscorer in the tournament for a record five seasons in a row. Leonardo Bonucci's weighted pass from deep was perfectly volleyed into the penalty area by Alex Sandro . But Real took control of the game after the interval, with Brazilian midfielder Casemiro's deflected shot restoring the lead. Read More »

Nick Ritchie: Nick Ritchie ejected from Game 6

A deep run seemed inevitable. Peter Laviolette became the fourth coach to take three different teams to the Cup finals, and the first since the playoffs split into conference play in 1994. Sissons had just eight goals in 58 regular season games. At even strength, the Ducks had 61 shot attempts, compared to 32 for Nashville , according to hockeystats.ca. Read More »

Pekka Rinne: Rinne leads Preds onto the ice for Game 3

The coach played two goalies the last time he took a team to the Stanley Cup Final , using both Michael Leighton and Brian Boucher when Laviolette's Philadelphia Flyers lost the Cup to Chicago in six games. Rinne is letting up just 1.54 goals per game at home during the playoffs, and the Preds will need their goalie have a good night in order to make good on P.K. Read More »

Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title

It is the first time a team has won back-to-back titles in the modern iteration of Europe's elite club competition and Zinedine Zidane's side did so in style. However, just seven minutes later, Juve were level, courtesy of one of the great Champions League goals. Bonucci's flighted pass from deep was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Higuain chested the ball down before teeing it up for Mandzukic. Read More »

Bond expects Bumrah to fire in Champions Trophy

The victory was sealed with the final ball of the game, bowled by former Australia worldwide Mitchell Johnson, when Pune could only get two runs when they required four for the win. His ploy though faltered as Pune's opening bowlers, Jaydev Unadkat and Washington Sundar, made life hard for Mumbai's openers, dismissing them in the third over. Read More »

Virender Sehwag wants to coach Indian cricket team


I don't feel, I have to do something extra to get something as captain", said the skipper. The BCCI's three-member Cricket Advisory Committee comprising cricket icons Sachin Tendulkar, Ganguly and VVS Laxman will conduct interviews and seek presentations to select the best possible candidate to guide the team and take the team forward. Read More »

Pick your British & Irish Lions XV for the All Blacks Test series


At least he will not have the Lions skipper - flanker Sam Warburton - in direct competition for a Test berth, and George said: "I guess that is a change". That is one possibility but it is not the most likely way this summer's story will unfold, as anyone who has witnessed the New Zealand franchises dominate Super Rugby on a Saturday morning will know. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr not ruled out for NBA Finals Game 2 yet

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant answers questions after Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Oakland , Calif. They looked utterly outmatched in the series opener, and a clean sweep of the entire playoffs seems to be a real possibility for the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: 'We showed we are the best'

We went out for the second half with a lot of desire and that was reflected on the pitch. Just over two minutes later, Cristiano Ronaldo slotted the ball past Buffon after some nippy work from Luka Modric and Real were three up. "I want to thank the fans for their support from the very start of the Champions League ". The 41-year-old was in charge of the 2014 Europa League final between Sevilla and Benfica in Turin. Read More »

Game experience best way to prepare for Golden State Warriors


Those are facts worth criticizing. "At the end of the day, people only care about his decision because of who he is". That let the Warriors get out and run, where they are comfortable. "With Tristan, he's a monster on the boards", Lue said. "He loosens up the defense". Problem is, they only had him for 58 seconds. They're not just going to leave him open. Read More »

Bonino looks to be out of Penguins' Game lineup


Recently inducted Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson will play a pregame concert in the middle of Broadway, Nashville's honkytonk-lined street that's just a few feet from Bridgestone Arena . With the amount of skill the Penguins possess, there aren't too many goaltenders lining up to face Pittsburgh . He has appeared in only one playoff game, but finished the regular season with 13 goals and 28 points in 67 games. Read More »

Real Madrid defeats Juventus in UEFA Champions League final

After Mario Mandzukic scored an incredible first-half equaliser with an audacious overhead kick, Real didn't let the Italians get away from them. In the second half, Casemiro put Real in front for good with a goal in the 61st minute. For 59 years we had not achieved the double, and nobody had ever won two Champions Leagues in a row. 39-year-old Buffon has won nearly everything in the game but is still missing a winning Champions League medal. Read More »

Ronaldo inspires Real Madrid to historic Champions League victory


I'm top scorer in the Champions League again". Ronaldo said the turning point was an inspirational half-time speech from Zidane , whose words fired Madrid's three-goal blitz in the second period. Madrid had a lot to thank Keylor Navas for in the opening minutes. It was the culmination of a counterattack of breathtaking speed launched by Luka Modric and Toni Kroos . Read More »

We have plans in place for Kohli: Pakistan skipper

He also stated that Pakistan-India match has a huge viewership and large number of people are anxious and fully involved in the game and the team has to come up to the expectations of Pakistan. "It will be a normal game, we have to make sure we play the best cricket", Pandya said. "And I believe that once they do that, they have got the ability and the potential to not only beat Pakistan but to also retain the Champions Trophy", he added. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli not taking Pakistan lightly

The team that handles the "P-factor" better on the day is more likely to win. Pakistan's Test cricket has coped, but limited-overs cricket is where their isolation has hurt them the most. In the years since, the team has only put together series wins against Zimbabwe, West Indies, Ireland and Sri Lanka, losing to Bangladesh , England , New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Read More »

Laxman hails govt's decision to not play with Pakistan

McGrath feels that teams like South Africa and England can also challenge for the title. De Villiers insists the Proteas will look to hit the ground running, avoiding a repeat of their start to the England series where his team lacked sharpness in the field in the opener in Leeds. Read More »

Real Madrid retain Champions League as they are crowned kings of Europe

But Real took over in the second half and Casemiro's long distance strike, which took a huge deflection off Sami Khedira, set the Spaniards on their way to glory. "We have the historic opportunity to do the double and on Saturday night we hope to win the Champions League", Ronaldo said. "If I knew it was going to end like this, I would sign up for it every season". Read More »

CT 2017: Hasim Amla, Imran Tahir lead South Africa past Sri Lanka

Du Plessis went after the bowlers, scoring his 75 from 70 balls and allowing Amla to calmly reach his 25th ODI century, tied for fifth best all-time. Sri Lanka skipper and all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been forced to sit out during South Africa match , after scans revealed some days ago he´d suffered a calf strain. Read More »

Aldo-Holloway at UFC 212 marks new featherweight era


Holloway's last loss? To a then relatively-unknown McGregor by unanimous decision in August 2013. His opponent, Jose Aldo , however, received a hero's welcome. After claiming the Featherweight throne and defending it for years, Aldo slipped up for the first time and was knocked out shortly by Conor McGregor . Read More »

Gianluigi Buffon v Cristiano Ronaldo: The Golden Ball Duel

Juventus: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Khedira, Pjanić; Dani Alves, Dybala, Mandžukić; Higuaín. Only 18 months into his first head coaching job, the France great is lifting his fifth trophy with Real Madrid . As you know, football can be a nightmare. - Ronaldo's second goal against Juventus took him to 600 strikes for his club and country Portugal. It's the same for Juventus. Read More »

How to watch Real Madrid vs. Juventus


We won trophies. It's one of the best moments in my career. "Dani has already won this competition and he is four or five years younger". "This year was awesome again, last year was incredible too". "It's been a hard season and I've worked hard". "Here we are: Juve-Real in the Champions League final . It was not easy". "I think I'll be here next year!" Victory will mark a Treble for Juve. Read More »

Real Madrid become first club to retain Champions League

Now a four-time Champions League victor, Ronaldo finished as the competition's top scorer for the fifth season running, substantially enhancing his chances of matching fierce rival Lionel Messi's tally of five Ballon d'Or crowns. Ronaldo scored twice in the final, finishing the season with 16 goals in his last 10 games. Juve center back Leonardo Bonucci drove a long diagonal ball which Alex Sandro reached and cushioned back across the box. Read More »

Real Madrid claim 12th Champions League title


Real captain Ramos had been booked in the first half and risked getting sent off for the 23rd time in his career with a wild lunge on Cuadrado in the 86th minute. The team became the first back-to-back UEFA Champions League victor ever and the first repeat European Cup victor since AC Milan did so in 1990. Read More »

8 tweets that defined the Sens vs. Pens Game 6 nail-biter

Also helpful to the Sens cause in edging past the defending Stanley Cup champs in Game 6 were functioning special teams. But Sidney Crosby and the Penguins are tantalizingly close . "You can see it as an elimination game, or you can see it as an opportunity, and we know what we choose", head coach Guy Boucher said before the game. Read More »

1-2, Casemiro remet le Real aux commandes ! (DIRECT) — Juventus-Real


Dans un match comme celui-ci tu es toujours attentif au moindre détail, mais si en attaque tu as des joueurs comme Cristiano Ronaldo , Karim Benzema ou Gareth Bale tu dois faire encore plus attention", a prévenu le gardien légendaire. Attendu depuis des semaines, la finale de la Ligue des Champions en direct se disputera dans quelques heures entre la vieille Dame , la Juventus , et les Merengues du Real Madrid , sur la pelouse du Millenium Stadium à Cardiff , au Pays de Gales. Read More »

Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Real Madrid have beaten Juventus 4-1 to retain the Champions League Final at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff . The Portugal superstar's opener was cancelled out by an astonishing Mario Mandzukic strike, but goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo and Marco Asensio secured Madrid's third Champions League triumph in four years and 12th in total. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle


Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in its first one-day worldwide on English soil in seven years by producing its highest score against England , and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than its previous best. "This time it is going to be short and crisp, with only eight teams involved so it is going to be a highly competitive tournament and I think there are 4-5 contenders who can win the trophy", he added. Read More »