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No cheap legs on the pitch in Champions league final

A European title is the one of the few major prizes to elude the Italian in an illustrious career that has seen him lose two Champions League finals . At the same time, they were facing a Real Madrid side that had rampaged into their second consecutive final. The teams stand on the cusp of glory knowing they'll reign as kings of the continent should they pass their toughest test. Read More »

Was Buster Posey right to stand idle during Giants-Nationals brawl?

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (34) and San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland brawl after Harper was hit by a pitch during action in a Major League Baseball game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, CA. Giants star catcher Buster Posey stuck near the plate when Harper bolted, and stayed there as things escalated. "I know he (Harper) took him deep in the playoffs a couple of times". Read More »

Phil Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

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Open for the first time in 24 years to attend his oldest daughter's high school graduation in California. Mickelson tells The New York Times that being at the ceremony for Amanda is something he will cherish forever. Open, I think back about that '99 Open, " Mickelson said. And now she's graduating high school. "But this is one of those moments where you look back on life and you just don't want to miss it". Read More »

Juventus vs. Real Madrid 2017 live stream

The goal also made Ronaldo the first player to ever score in three different Champions League finals . The Champions League final is the time for players to stand up and be counted. Zidane's side have scored 169 goals in all competitions this season and possess the current Ballon d'Or holder in Cristiano Ronaldo . "(Madrid) showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game", Buffon said after losing a third final. Read More »

Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

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The winner's prize is $31,500. "My wedge play was awesome last week and it continued this week". A field of 156 will be teeing off at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in what will be the first of 12 72-hole events in several Canadian provinces through September. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Preview Heading into Game 7

There will be a game seven to decide the NHL Eastern Conference finals after the Ottawa Senators stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. In the lead-up to tonight's game, the mood surrounding the Ottawa Senators could have not been more dour for a team just two wins away from playing for the Stanley Cup; a resounding 7-0 defeat in their last outing and a seemingly dismal crowd for what might have been the last game of the season will do that. Read More »

Bale 'proud', Ronaldo outstanding as Real Madrid make Champions League history

Here, Press Association Sport examines some of the talking points from a thrilling night in Cardiff . If any European club is going to be the first to win consecutive Champions League titles, it seems likely to be them. Minutes later, Alex Sandro hoisted the ball into the box. "We managed to defend for 15 minutes". An incredible goal which will be replayed time and time again. Read More »

White Sox at Tigers

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The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers square off on Sunday in the final game of their three game division set. Miguel Gonzalez fell to 4-6 this season after giving up 6 runs on 10 hits in 6 innings of work. NOTES: The White Sox placed RHP Michael Ynoa (right hip flexor strain) on the 10-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game and brought up RHP Brad Goldberg from Triple-A Charlotte. Read More »

Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss

However, it was Real Madrid who scored against the run of play with their first attempt. It is the Ronaldo Rule, or the CR7 Commandment: If it's a final, and he's there in Madrid colours, he scores. "We've made more history". "I told the players to keep what they were doing but to play wider and put more pressure on them, and I said that when we got the ball play as you know how", Zidane said. Read More »

Win it for me: Juve legend Pirlo

Previous year we had a good season in the Champions League and lost to Bayern in the last minute. A Ronaldo-inspired Los Blancos became the first team in the Champions League era to win back-to-back finals with a 4-1 success that further cemented their standing as this competition's epochal outfit. Read More »

Google celebrates start of ICC Champions Trophy with a doodle

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It's global cricket and you have to be 100 percent fit. "First match we made a decision to go with eight batters, but we have to think about it". But thanks to Buttler & Co, they are taking flight faster than any other team around and also ending up farther too, cricketing-wise that is. "We have worked on that", said Azhar. Read More »

Madrid and Ronaldo are the Real deal!

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claims he is not the world's best coach despite earning a second Champions League trophy in two years. You only have to look at their run, and how they built up to this crescendo. Zidane's joy was his former club Juve's despair, Massimiliano Allegri's side crashing to a fifth successive defeat in Champions League finals and seventh in total, extending their own desperately unwanted record. Read More »

Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released

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The 41-year-old was asleep in his Mercedes Benz in Jupiter, Fla., when police found him alongside a roadway at 2:03 a.m. The auto was still running at the time. The previously world number one golfer is scheduled to be arraigned July 5 in Palm Beach County on the Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge and cited for improper parking. Read More »

Jack Nicklaus calls on golf to support Tiger Woods

Pain medications are known for making people who take them sleepy, and doctors often warn patients against driving while on prescription pain pills. In fact, per recent reports , he blew a 0.00 in the breath test police gave him. The incident report details Woods' movements during the Standardized Field Sobriety Tasks, during which police said his eyes were droopy, his pupils were dilated, and he was often swaying and losing his balance. Read More »

Manchester United have no intention of selling David De Gea

Asked when De Gea would next feature for United, Mourinho said: "I think the first match in pre-season against Los Angeles". Similarly, ESPN FC's Rob Dawson also noted how "De Gea is not agitating for a move away from Old Trafford", and United have "been given no indication from the player that he wants to leave". Read More »

Juventus v Real Madrid: Ronaldo can ruin Buffon's Champions League final - Lineker

Ronaldo and team-mates who are holders of the prestigious UCL title will want to retain it, but will face a strong Italian side who have only conceded three goals en-route to the final. Zidane refused to reveal whether he will start Wales forward Gareth Bale , who has been struggling with calf and ankle problems for much of the season, or stick with in-form Isco . Read More »

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While he is not an undisputed starter if every player is healthy, he proved that he can be trusted when needed. Credit to his ability, Kroos has represented his country on 76 occasions and has played over 400 times at club level, and he is still just 27 years of age. Read More »

Oracle Team USA beat New Zealand, win America's Cup qualifier

Oracle Team USA leads with six points, followed by Team New Zealand with five and Land Rover BAR with four. That leaves SoftBank Team Japan , Artemis Racing of Sweden and Groupama Team France to fight for the final two spots. Over a shortened course, helmsman Peter Burling had finished nearly two legs ahead, when Sir Ben Ainslie officially retired from the race - the first withdrawal this week - to save his troops for another outing against France later in the day. Read More »

Garcia sets up all-French 4th round in Paris

What's the big deal? "The Olympics [which went Murray's way] was physically and mentally hard - and psychologically but I had also come off a period of rest and trained and prepared for it". This was his first French Open since 2012 because of a series of operations on his left wrist. Unseeded 21-year-old Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation continued his impressive debut, beating Czech 13th seed Tomas Berdych, a semi-finalist seven years ago, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4. Read More »

Steve Kerr Could Return To Coach Warriors In NBA Finals

Also special are the forces arrayed in this series , one that the National Basketball Association hopes will make up for what has been an otherwise disappointing postseason - thanks, in large part, to the way the Warriors and Cavaliers have dismantled their opponents to get here. Read More »

The Ultimate Trifecta: Warriors Advance to Third Straight Finals

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Shooting guard Klay Thompson (14.4 points) and center-power forward Draymond Green (13.9 points) also are playing with goal as the Warriors try to bounce back from blowing a 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals. Kyle Anderson scored 20 points to lead the Spurs , who were without Leonard, Tony Parker and David Lee. Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge closed out a disappointing series with his second eight-point effort against the Warriors . Read More »

Mashrafe Mortaza: England a serious side but pressure is on hosts

Millions of fans around the world are looking forward to this clash with great enthusiasm, as number two rank team India will number eight rank Pakistan . Also, the test for the young Indian attack will be to defend scores on flat batting wickets. "While batting is India's traditional strength, it is also fielding a balanced bowling attack that includes some skillful bowlers led by the wily Ravichandran Ashwin . Read More »

National Football League alters OT, end zone fun

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All of a sudden the legendary Key & Peele "McGringleberry's Excessive Celebration " skit felt more like a vision of some dystopian future than comedy. The shorter overtime period will be used in the preseason and regular season. - According to multiple reports, overtime will now be 10 minutes, opposed to 15 minutes. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo furious with groundsman after being soaked by sprinkler during warm-up

Earlier, Juventus nearly drew first blood when midfielder Miralem Pjanic flashed in a risky effort after just seven minutes that had Navas diving smartly to his right to palm away at full stretch. The 2017 UEFA Champions League Final takes place on, Saturday, June 3, in Cardiff , Wales. "He is a fantastic specimen anyway, but the nutrition and everything he goes through with his body, getting himself ready for this stage of the season, the back end of the season, is something to ... Read More »

Murray, Del Potro braced for latest epic

Del Potro offers support to Almagro, who also pulled out of the Italian Open because of a knee injury this month. When Almagro picked himself up off the clay and walked slowly back to his chair, Del Potro went with him, sitting down next to his opponent and putting an arm around his shoulder. Read More »

Brits, Kiwis advance to next round in America's Cup prelims

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Artemis further strengthened their position with a convincing win over Japan in the final race of the day. New Zealand skipper Peter Burling was the best of the challengers with eight wins and two defeats and had the choice of opponent in the play-offs - either Ainslie or rivals from Sweden or Japan. Read More »

Vinales pips home favourite Rossi to Mugello pole

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Rossi holds the record for victories on the Mugello circuit in Tuscany with seven in a row between 2002 and 2008 and six pole starts. "I will do my best to be on track Sunday, for sure". The Honda pair of Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez complete the second row in fifth and sixth. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA/Ducati) 0.577, 9. Repsol Honda's Pedrosa improved his times by 0.592secs across the day but still has work to do. Read More »

Cubs Hoping Kyle Schwarber Will Rebound From 7-Hole

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Rizzo then scored what would be the winning run on a Heyward sacrifice fly. After Cubs reliever Pedro Strop struck out Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina to strand the bases loaded in the top half, Rizzo led off the bottom half with a slicing double. Read More »

Teen Kean's late strike lifts Juve to victory over Bologna

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Teenage starlet Moise Kean came off the bench to score a last-gasp victor with his maiden Serie A goal as Juventus closed their record-setting season with a 2-1 win at Bologna yesterday. According to today's edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Ilbianconero ), Juventus have already planned the future of the 17-year-old striker who, however, is the first millennial to score a goal in Serie A. Read More »

Warriors expect a different Cavaliers team in Game 2

Golden State had 11 first-half dunks in all, the most of any team in any Finals half in 20 years, Durant leading the way. "And if he - when he takes it personal like that and he accepts the challenge, we're a damn good defensive team". Twice the Cavaliers allowed Kevin Durant to dribble down the middle of the court uncontested for dunks because they were paying too much attention to shooters at the three-point line. Read More »

Lyon win first all-French Champions League final

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After the all-French European final ended 0-0 after extra time and penalties went to sudden death, PSG goalkeeper Katarzyna Kiedrzynek missed from the spot. Taking advantage of the French federation's women's development program that has produced a host of talented players - if not trophies for the French national team - Lyon has had an abundance of riches on its roster, topped this winter when it signed Morgan for the second half of the season and Hermann Trophy victor Kadeisha Buchanan. Read More »