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by | May 22, 2017 | 13:12

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema gave Madrid a 2-0 win at Malaga on Sunday as they became Spanish champions for the first time since 2012. Another defeat seemed on the cards when Real went 2-0 down against the team with the best defensive record in the league at the time with just 25 minutes remaining.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:12

Will the Cleveland Cavaliers show any mercy to the Boston Celtics when the two meet in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight at 8:30PM ET? There's no complacency for us now. Still, it was the worst home playoff loss ever for the most-decorated franchise in National Basketball Association history. "It was embarrassing", said Bradley.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:12

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan informed that Umar failed two fitness tests in England. "So since we don't have a policy to carry unfit players, it has been made a decision to call him back and send a replacement". While, Amin's last match was in October 2014, Sohail played his last ODI in May 2015 in Lahore against Zimbabwe. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq also commented on the issue and said, "We had a set a fitness standard which isn't really a tough one to start with,".

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:15

Fortunately, Klopp's men found their form after that - Emre Can scoring a wonder goal at Watford - and Liverpool scored seven without reply in their final two matches to secure Champions League football for the first time under the German.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:13

Daley Blind says there will be no split loyalties when Manchester United face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday. It was Pogba's throughball that created the opportunity, but Harrop still had plenty to do before cutting inside past Martin Kelly and unleashing a fine finish into the far corner, the Old Trafford crowd erupting in celebration.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:58

The Ducks began this game without Rickard Rakell, who did not play because of a lower-body injury. Nashville had tied the score 1-1 on Wilson's power-play goal, his second goal of the playoffs, at 19:19 of the second period. Johansen wasn't the only one missing from the Predators' lineup for Game 5 either, as captain Mike Fisher was inactive for the game with an undisclosed injury .

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:53

While the Caps own the momentum of the series after a 5-2 win in Game 6 , Pittsburgh is fighting for their playoff lives. Equipped with newfound defensive dominance, or at least a dependence on those defensive strengths, they will get one final shot at beating the Pens in the playoffs for the first time since 1994 in an anticipated Game 7 on Wednesday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:55

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the launch of the new ground-to-ground Pukguksong-2 missile, according to the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ). "It is important to lower North Korea's foreign currency earnings and prevent nuclear missile related shipment and technological transfer in order to prevent North Korea's nuclear missile development".

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:41

Hellickson (5-1) struck out two and walked one, retiring 16 of the final 17 batters he faced to win for the first time in more than three weeks. Nova was the NL Pitcher of the Month in April but is winless in his last three starts. The Phillies didn't push Williams around but instead pecked away, eventually taking the lead in the sixth on a run-scoring grounder by Aaron Altherr and a sacrifice fly by Tommy Joseph .

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:38

The 7-foot-2, 275-pound Embiid is a supremely talented center, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.45 blocked shots last season. Game tomorrow against a tough Cleveland team. 1 pick (15.6). The most obvious choice would be UCLA point guard and Los Angeles native Lonzo Ball, who has expressed interest in playing for the Lakers, even so far as his dad, LaVar, recently said that Lonzo would only workout for the Lakers before the draft.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:37

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring after just one minute, and Karim Benzema later got on the scoresheet as well and ensured that Barcelona could no longer catch up to Los Blancos. Ramos said: 'We had a few bad games and suffered at times but we kept our heads in the end. "We have won one and can win another". He said: "We deserve a lot of credit for title.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:36

Exercise rider Nick Bush had to yank on Always Dreaming's draw reins - the now-celebrated piece of equipment that gives a rider extra leverage - to calm the Derby champ down. But he was on the bridle and had really good energy. Conquest Mo Money seems to be the most talented of the newcomers, but is he good enough to beat horses in top form from the Derby? We have no control of how the other horses run but we always feel like he does his best.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:34

With United firmly focused upon their upcoming Europa League final, Mourinho chose to field a remarkably weak XI against the Eagles. "Beforehand, Paul Pogba, Carrick, Phil Jones next to me, were helping a lot". Harrop had scored a hat-trick for United's reserve team at Old Trafford in front of the watching Jose Mourinho on Monday, but the boyhood United supporter said early touches of the ball were crucial to settling his nerves.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:34

The Derby victor finished eighth in the field of 10, fading after dueling with Classic Empire through the first mile of the race. A record $97 million was bet on the Pimlico card and those sharp enough to keep the Derby victor off all tickets and put Cloud Computing on top had the potential for some very nice payoffs.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:32

Macfarlane only hit 20 home runs in a season one time, but he hit more than 10 homers six times as a Royal . Saturday's game was rained out, leading to the rare straight doubleheader. The 1st inning was a ideal example, when Brian Dozier drew a walk in front of a Robbie Grossman home run, and then Miguel Sano drew a walk in front of Max Kepler's homer.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:20

On Friday, Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho met the media for two "sessions" that were combined into one. But I haven't seen him yet. "A pundit is not honest if they can not forget their colours or if they try to hide the truth from their audience".

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:18

Olynyk's heroics helped the Boston bench outscore the Washington reserves 48-5. The Celtics overcame a playoff career-high 38 points from Wizards guard Bradley Beal. Unlike numerous previous games in this series, it was the Celtics who jumped out to the early advantage, leading 10-2 after the first few minutes.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:06

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. With Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas re-injuring his hip and being ruled out for the remainder of the post-season, James is not happy about not being able to take on Thomas and the Celtics at their best.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:59

Boston answered with two runs in the fifth to retake the lead at 4-3. How could he forget? The most encouraging thing for him was his command, as he hadn't gone more than six innings in a start this season. "We were timely, we were aggressive, and we made it pay off", Red Sox manager John Farrell said . "You guys have documented and much has been said about the delivery adjustments he's gone through, the knee situation coming out of spring training previous year, but you're seeing a guy ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:54

Coach Randy Carlyle said Rakell and Eaves did not travel for Game 6 of the Western Conference finals Monday at Bridgestone Arena, with the Ducks trailing the best-of-seven series 3-2. Getzlaf has scored 18 points in 16 playoff games during one of the best postseasons of his National Hockey League career, but he has been held scoreless in six of the Ducks' last seven games, including Game 5.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:51

Thompson led the Kingsmill tournament in Williamsburg , Virginia from start to finish, closing with a six-under-par 65 for a 20-under 264 total. "Annika has been a player I've always looked up to not only how she played on the course, but how she is off and how she gave back to the game", Thompson said on breaking Sorenstam's tournament record.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:48

Chelsea's league success this term has seen Kante claim two consecutive Premier League winners' medals, after his title-winning exploits with the Foxes last season. N'Golo Kante accepted the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award on Thursday. "For those of you who don't know, I am the stand in for Antonio Conte who was supposed to give this speech", Emenalo said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:43

Zidane won the World Cup, European Championships and Champions League as one of the greatest players of his generation, but said the extra responsibility that comes with being coach made his achievements all the greater. "It is very important to lift this trophy again after so many years without being able to win La Liga ", said Zidane , who was thrown up and down by his players after the final whistle.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:43

Barca fell two goals behind in their final game of the season against Eibar as Japanese forward Takashi Inui scored either side of the break with two thumping finishes in off the crossbar although the Catalans fought back to win 4-2 with the help of a double from the league's top scorer Lionel Messi.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:34

Life after the Boleyn Ground began with a win over Bournemouth but it was a tricky first season at the London Stadium for West Ham . The 27-year-old scored his sixth Premier League goal of the season in Sunday's 2-1 away win at Burnley as the Hammers wrapped up their campaign on a positive note.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:34

The second came off a face-off Sunday night when Johansen's stick caught Kesler in the face. The Predators did not make Johansen available Monday or Tuesday. Anaheim famously turned last season's horrific start into a Pacific Division title, but then lost a seven-game series in the first round to Nashville by dropping the first two games and Game 7, all at home.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:26

Roma will finish the season empty-handed by comparison, but finishing second and enjoying a better Champions League campaign than their doomed one this season remains a priority. In the final round of the Romans were able to home confidently beat "Juventus" (3: 1), before the defeat was a guest of "Milan" (4: 1). Although the 2006 World Cup victor has yet to officially confirm the news himself, it is widely expected that he will hang up his boots at the end of the season.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:27

Juventus won their sixth Serie A title in a row on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Crotone that means they can not be caught by Roma or Napoli. "If you want to win trophies then you must always go into games with your head screwed on and with your best foot forward".

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:20

Arsenal have failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time since Arsene Wenger took over as manager in 1996. There are several key questions the Gunners need to answer this summer - and they're not all about Wenger and his future.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:16

You need good breaks to keep the momentum going and I did that today". Horschel joined Hahn in bogeying the next but bounced back by holing a 60-footer at the 14th to move into a three-way tie for the lead, where Hahn posted a third blemish in as many holes.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:11

Zverev needed 89 minutes to complete the victory over the No. 5 seed from Thornhill, Ont. "I have been playing a lot.so is not easy after playing nearly every day for the last four weeks", he said. Alexander Zverev is one match away from his first ATP Masters 1000 title after overcoming John Isner 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-1 in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia semi-finals.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:12

It was only Batshuayi's second Premier League goal for Chelsea since joining for £33million from Marseille last summer and the 23-year-old is yet to start a league game for the club. "He has also a very strong management team, with his coaches and Steve Holland". "I'm enjoying it a lot because when you put a lot of passion, enthusiasm and hours into your work, and you don't sleep, when you arrive in the moment it's only right to celebrate with my fans, staff and the club".

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:11

Darius Boyd has kept the Queensland No.1 jumper in a clear nod to his standing as the best fullback in the game, potentially calling curtains on Slater's outstanding 31-Origin career. "He's highly unlikely. We're preparing to play the game without Johnathan Thurston ", Walters said. The Broncos mentor said he would refuse to release Milford for the Maroons camp if the pivot was named as Queensland's 18th man.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:05

In the series opener against Cleveland, he posted just his second double-double of the 2017 postseason, but finished the game 7-for-19 shooting from the field overall. "It's one game. I don't care if you win by 200 points", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. The Cavaliers outscored the Celtics 40-13 in the quarter and took a 41 point lead, 72-31, into the half.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:04

However, with most journos still watching the players on their post-match stroll around the pitch, only a handful of media folk were present, with none offering up a single question. "Let me go home - I am in the final now". Line-up: Pereira; Fosu-Mensah, Bailly, Jones, Mitchell; McTominay, Tuanzebe, Pogba (Carrick 45); Lingard (Martial 45), Rooney ( Angel Gomes 89), Harrop.