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Recent rout of Real Madrid boosts Atletico's hopes

The 19-year-old left-back, a France Under-20 worldwide, has yet to play a first-team game for Atletico but has impressed while on loan at Copa del Rey finalists Alaves this season. Atletico has been sending a series of tweets in the past few days to praise its fans for having unconditional love for the team despite the results, accompanied by the hashtag "they can't understand". Read More »

Predators going to first conference final

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Josi had a goal and an assist, and Calle Jarnkrok added an empty-netter with 60 seconds left. Pekka Rinne - he saved 23 of 24 shots and stifled the Blues, yet again. Swiss defenceman Roman Josi also scored for Nashville . They scored three goals in the first 8:25 of the game, chasing John Gibson . Mark Letestu had a four-point night, recording two goals and two assists. Read More »

Capitals overwhelm Penguins to force Game 7

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RANGERS-SENATORS: The Rangers have had a tough time closing out against the Senators in Ottawa, a challenge they're eager to take on again. Three goals in five minutes sparked sing-song chants of "FLEU-RY!" The Capitals won on Saturday night largely because of an absolute breakdown in the Penguins' defense that resulted in two Capitals goals in 27 seconds. Read More »

Simeone 'convinced' Atletico can pull off Real miracle

Simeone, however, offered a typically defiant message ahead of the second leg, alluding to his side's remarkable title win in 2014 and their Champions League successes over the likes of Barcelona , Chelsea and Bayern Munich. The two sides are tied on points at the top of the table as things stand, with Luis Enrique's side now in front due to their superior head-to-head record. Read More »

FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba's transfer

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Paul Pogba's world-record transfer from Juventus to Manchester United past year is the subject of a Federation Internationale de Football Association inquiry. Alleged details of Pogba's £89million switch to Old Trafford from Juventus were leaked earlier this week. He returned to the club last summer for a world-record fee of 105m euros. Read More »

New York Rangers Tie Up The Series With The Ottawa Senators

Were it not for a 6-on-5 goal scored with Craig Anderson on the bench last weekend, and another here on a heart-stopping Saturday afternoon, we would be writing obituaries about the 2016-17 Ottawa Senators. That can be defended against and neutralized, but only for so long. But as they have throughout the series when the games are in Ottawa, the Senators came back. Read More »

Defense fails, leaves Atletico Madrid far from CL final

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his second goal against Atletico. On 16 minutes, Oblak pulled off a fine save as Raphael Varane looked to guide a corner from Toni Kroos into the bottom corner. "I scored the goals but the team was phenomenal from start to finish", said Ronaldo. 'It was a ideal match, we have a good advantage, but it's not over. Read More »

Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games

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It's sad to see one of the best point guards in the league end his season this way, but Toronto probably wasn't going to win this series regardless of Lowry's health. He'd tally 35 points on this evening. "He's a dominant player, one of the top five most dominant players in basketball history". The Raptors couldn't hang with him off the floor. Read More »

Chelsea complete signing of Billy Gilmour from Rangers

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The 15-year-old has been attracting plenty of interest in the Rangers academy, despite having not yet played a game for the first team at Ibrox. Chelsea's academy teams have dominated English and European youth football in recent years, and the deal to sign Scottish wonder-kid Billy Gilmour from Rangers this summer is a sign that the Premier League leaders have no intention of surrendering their supremacy anytime soon. Read More »

Team India announced for Champions Trophy

While Shami hasn't played an ODI since the World Cup 2015 semifinal, Bhuvneshwar is the leading wicket-taker in the IPL with 21 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 14.47 and an economy rate of under 7. Chairman of selectors MSK Prasad dispelled any doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future in global cricket, terming him the world's best wicketkeeper right now. Read More »

Jobs Growth Accelerates in April, 211000 New Jobs Added

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Employment additions were spread across various sectors. Employment in mining rose by 9,000 in April, with most of the increase in support activities for mining (+7,000). The ADP report, a sort of preview to the official jobs report, showed that job growth in goods-producing industries had fallen somewhat after three months of strong gains. Read More »

Swansea the big victor as EPL relegation fight heats up

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Hull could have equalised but Evandro dragged his shot wide. "We had chances to score but there was big tension in some of the team". "We knew what was at stake today and you know for the first 60 we've probably dominated them without really creating clear-cut chances and that's we needed to". Read More »

Emre Can is very important to Liverpool's style of play - Jurgen Klopp

However, they are keen to finish the campaign strongly and Janmaat believes they have a chance of upsetting the Blues at Stamford Bridge. "We have shown we can compete with big teams in this league". The strike, hailed by the club's former defender Jamie Carragher as "one of the great Liverpool goals", illuminated a tiresome first-half which had just been enlivened by substitute Adam Lallana's dipping volley for the visitors that struck the bar. Read More »

Clinical win for Hyderabad

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Earlier, Sunrisers Hyderabad dished out a tidy bowling performance, led by Siddarth Kaul, to restrict Rising Pune Supergiant to a modest 148 for eight. And then, with ball in hand, the Durham man took three for 30 to account for Hyderabad's top three. After David Warner got out cheaply while opening the innings, Shikhar Dhawan, who much like Rohit Sharma , celebrated his Champions Trophy inclusion with a fine fifty. Read More »

'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

Alvarez , though, has 48 wins with just one loss - that loss being to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Chavez Jr. had never fought on that weekend. With the result of his bout no longer in doubt, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could afford to anticipate the next opponent in the popular Mexican fighter's career. Read More »

Mets SS Cabrera not seriously injured on left thumb

In his first big league game since 2015, the lefty was hit hard, giving up six runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. Marlins shut out the Mets 7-0, the first shut-out for the Mets this season. It's not the first time Harvey has been punished by the Mets for his behavior. He offered no public explanation for his tardiness, saying he simply “screwed up.”. Read More »

Carragher: Away day blues 'embarrassing' for United

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic sustained a long-term knee injury last month and it is likely that he has played his last game for Manchester United. Aguero admitted in April that his place in the City team had come under threat from Jesus, but vowed to do his best for the club until the end of the season. Read More »

BCCI reveals Indian squad for Champions Trophy

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Like Pant, Dinesh Karthik too may have a reason to be aggrieved. "We will groom him for the future". This is where Kuldeep Yadav's presence could have added another dimension to the bowling attack but once again the selectors have opted not to tinker around. Read More »

Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

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We played against fresh teams and we were in accumulation (of fatigue). United go into Thursday's home leg of the semi-final with a one-goal advantage over the Spanish side and are favourites to advance to the final on May 25. Jose Mourinho has handed Arsenal with a major boost ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Sunday by admitting that he could make a host of changes for the game. Read More »

Toronto Raptors end Milwaukee Bucks season

The Bucks have dropped each of the last two games by double digits since taking a 2-1 series lead with a 104-77 rout of the Raptors in Game 3. Meanwhile, Australian duo Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker and their Milwaukee Bucks nearly pulled off a stunning comeback, but the Toronto Raptors survived to score the win and move on to the NBA's Eastern Conference semi-finals. Read More »

Phil Neville names only Premier League player good enough for Real Madrid

The centre-back was given the task to fill in for Antonio Valencia in the right full-back role and kept the Gunners star forward Alexis Sanchez quiet for most of the encounter. The win could not have been better timed and was Wenger's first over Jose Mourinho in a league game. Liverpool's second-half penalty arrived when Jack Stephens elbowed away the ball inside the area. Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko posts Classy Message On Social Media

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Big respect to AJ. Fury was stripped of the IBF belt for failing to defend against the mandated opponent and twice pulled out of scheduled rematches against Klitschko, before vacating the WBA and WBO belts, citing mental illness. Anthony was better today. "What better way to make my name even bigger in England?" "It didn't work. But all respect to Anthony". Barry said that Parker and his team must now switch their focus to the United Kingdom market, as that's now the centrepiece of the ... Read More »

Mark Selby's title hopes lifted by late rally against John Higgins

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But, holding a healthy lead in that frame, Selby attempted to tuck Higgins up behind the black, only for referee Jan Verhaas to rule that the cueball had come up short. Higgins expects the Englishman to dominate world snooker "for the foreseeable future", and believes he is the foremost threat to Stephen Hendry's record haul of seven world titles. Read More »

Carvajal: 'Ramos red card defined Clasico and Madrid loss'

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Casemiro gave Real a 28th-minute lead after Sergio Ramos had hooked against the post. Ivan Rakitic then put Barca back in front in the 73rd minute before Sergio Ramos earned the 22nd red card of his career (more than Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane combined) when he went flying in on Messi in a bid to halt a risky counter-attack. Read More »

Deserved win keeps Arsenal's hopes alive

The big-money summer arrival from Borussia Monchengladbach has divided opinion among Arsenal fans but the midfielder was the toast of the Emirates Stadium when he opened the scoring in the 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday. " Jose Mourinho , whenever he is in a game that he feels is 50-50 or maybe the opposition have the slight edge on them, his first thought is to nullify, kill the game, "What are they good at?" " It is not manager against manager ". Read More »

Raptors: LeBron's behaviour disrespectful, but Toronto also playing "too soft"

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That won't be easy against the Cavaliers, the first team since the Minneapolis Lakers in 1949 and 1950 to win their first seven playoff games in consecutive seasons. For the game Cleveland made 13 of its 23 three-point attempts meaning not even DeRozan's big night made much of a difference. Jonas Valanciunas had 19 and 8 boards for Toronto and Norman Powell chipped in with 13, but no one else stepped up to the plate. Read More »

Manning's number to be retired during fall ceremony in Indy

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He will have his infamous No. 18 retired and be inducted into the Colts' Ring of Honor at halftime of its game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Oct. He went on to play for the Denver Broncos and lead them to a Super Bowl title, becoming the first quarterback to lead two teams to Super Bowl wins. Manning is the only quarterback in National Football League history to lead multiple teams (Indianapolis-2006, Denver-2015) to Super Bowl titles. Read More »

Arsene Wenger dismisses Michael Zorc transfer reports

Gilberto Silva believes that Arsene Wenger has earned the right to decide when his Arsenal career is over, amid growing calls for him to leave from the club's fanbase. Wenger and the Arsenal fan-base really aren't seeing eye-to-eye at the minute and perhaps as a effect, Gunners supporters on Twitter weren't impressed by the way the Frenchman outright dismissed the notion... Read More »

Molinari in top spot Wells Fargo event

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Daly said he's got a putter "that I absolutely love, and I'm rolling it really good, and you never know, next week it may not show up, but I like the way I'm rolling this putter". 1 Lydia Ko 1-up in Saturday morning's third round. Power, a 30-year-old PGA Tour rookie from Waterford, was asked whether he had played well in the wind because of his background growing up near the coast. Read More »

Wenger focuses on Arsenal win rather than Mourinho

The Arsenal fans are happy and I am happy for them. With Mourinho, it's always easy to fall back on everything he says being a trick, a mind game, but the United manager mostly sounded deflated and exhausted speaking to the media. "The game was under control". "I don't think so because I don't think we are playing one match per week", he added. Scott McTominay , a 20-year-old midfielder, came on as a second-half substitute for his first-team debut while Paul Pogba - the world's most ... Read More »