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Champs Real Madrid return home to heroes' welcome

Earlier, overseen by strict security measures, the Madrid squad greeted local government dignitaries before parading the famous trophy in an open top bus around the Cibeles fountain in the city centre where thousands of fans had gathered. "That is why he is already the best coach in the world", said the president. Thanks to coach Zenadene Zidane who can who can point to a pair of Champions League trophies and a La Liga crown after just 18 months.

Scotland and England draw after three goals in final six minutes

With Hampden Park in raptures after Griffiths's double strike, with free-kicks from 25 yards, Kane saved England from a humiliating loss to their old rivals with his late goal from close range. England were left in no doubt as to what kind of afternoon awaited them before kick-off when "God Save the Queen", the English national anthem, was drowned out by a volley of Scottish boos.

Pilot walks away from plane crash in Auckland

The Fire Service said it was using foam to clean up 50 litres worth of spilt fuel. The Fire Service said one person was injured. Three fire crews are now at the scene. Police are helping with traffic management on the rural road which is down to one lane. "And there's a plane upside down on the other side of the road".

LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

LeBron James and J.R. Smith both ended up on the court in the fourth quarter of Game 4 Friday night after colliding while chasing down a fast break. In the almost 30 minute chat, James, Green, 2 Chainz, and others debate music, culture, and sports.

Patriots Vs. Cowboys Considered Most Likely Super Bowl LII Matchup

And while the odds of that aren't quite literally astronomical - NASA figures that "no large object is likely to strike the Earth any time in the next several hundred years", and presumably, one of these two teams will appear in a Super Bowl before then - it still underscores just how bad these two franchises have become in recent years.

Penguins-Predators Game 5 Injury Report

Subban held on to Crosby's leg. Crosby, his body on top of Subban's, tried to force his head on to the ice. Malkin and Kessel set up Ron Hainsey for a goal. Rinne was replaced to start the second by Saros, who was making only his second appearance of the playoffs. It looks like neither road team can win a game in this series, as every contest seems to be a home blowout.

England coach Southgate hails 'huge' Kane equaliser

Jordan Henderson and Joe Hart have both previously captained their country under Gareth Southgate and the manager confirmed that he intends to keep mixing it up. He's finished the season really well. Is it what we wanted when we turned up here? "He has got huge belief in himself, he's always had that". "To score two goals that late in the game we just have to see the game out but it was a poor pass when it was three on one in the attack and they put the ball in the box for a great finish ...

Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - By coach Peter Laviolette's math, the Nashville Predators have been pretty good for all but 10 minutes of the Stanley Cup Final . The winning team went almost two full periods without a shot. Both teams went scoreless in the second period-the Predators unable to take advantage of the 14-7 edge they owned in shots on goal.

French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki

The Latvian has been the surprise package of a wide open tournament having never previously been beyond the third round at a slam. From No20 at the start of the year, she was already guaranteed a rise to No7, and up to No4 with the title. Tuesday was a completely rain marred day at Roland Garros as only two singles matches could be completed. There were two rain delays totaling more than 3 hours both scheduled men's quarterfinals were postponed to Wednesday and when matches resumed for good, ...

Andy Murray leads field for 2017 French Open semifinals

Andy Murray insists he is not comparing the size of his grand slam trophy collection with that of French Open semi-final opponent Stan Wawrinka . "Over the last few years Stan has played great in the slams, he's been very consistent".

Man United target Morata doesn't want to leave Real

According to reports in Sport24, the bid has been rejected as Real is holding out for as much as £78 million. Morata progressed through the Real Madrid academy to make his first team debut in December 2010, before going to Serie A champions Juventus in the summer of 2014 for £17.5m.

Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof

Manchester United are closing in on the £35 million signing of Benfica defender Victor Lindelof . Sky Sports News HQ understands United will pay the Portuguese club £30.7m to sign the Sweden global. Lindelof has won 12 caps for Sweden and he rose through the youth ranks at Swedish club IK Franke before moving to Vasteras and signing for Benfica in back 2012 as a 17-year-old.

Thibault Gouti Removed From UFC Fight Night: Auckland

The 33-year old North Carolina native was still feeling the sting from his last fight when he lost a very close, controversial decision to former middleweight champion Anderson Silva so he took out his frustrations on Kelly. The end came at 1:16 into the first round. And with that, Brunson ended the bout just 76 seconds after it began. Brunson looked to avoid the first three-fight losing streak of his career.

All Blacks name bolters in squad to face Lions

Control of the contest at the set-piece and in defence from the Lions led to Warren Gatland's side bouncing back from the defeat to the Blues earlier in the week. The Lions are likely to field close to a Test-strength side for the following match against the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua, which falls a week out from the first Test.

Mr. Met Accused Of Physically Impossible Rude Gesture

This is a queasy observation in light of potential parallels to our authoritarian president and his ennobled base, but Mr. Met had suddenly transformed from antiquated merchandise shill into something of a dashing and defiant leader. Met broke the fourth wall of team cheerleading etiquette and beat back hecklers with a plus-sized flip of his white-gloved middle finger. A rough outing from Jacob deGrom snapped the Mets' three-game winning streak, as they fell to the Brewers 7-1.

Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimović after one season

Ibrahimovic , a former star for the Swedish global team, joined United as a free agent on a one-year deal, with the option of a second season. They admitted they had no cash but promised that they have the best fans in the world. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC is set to join MLS side LA Galaxy following his release from Manchester United . Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata is thought to be the top target while Torino striker Andrea Belotti has been mentioned as an alternative.

Gerrit Cole Continues Getting Hit Hard in Pirates Loss to Marlins

Miami Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez's bid to become the second pitcher in baseball history to throw back-to-back no-hitters ended just two batters into Thursday night's game. Juan Nicasio got two outs in the eighth, and Felipe Rivero got four outs for the save - his first with the Pirates and the fourth of his career. Pirates: RHP Jameson Taillon will return to the starting rotation next week against Colorado, just a month removed from being diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Between The Lions Podcast #002: Crusaders await

He is the latest Lions official to dismiss criticism that the 10-match tour schedule is too tough. "And that's been challenging. You're going to have to back up a performance with a performance and improve if we want to really compete".

Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

The victory gave trainer Todd Pletcher his third Belmont Stakes win. Patch , the one-eyed horse trained by Pletcher, was another 5 3/4 lengths back in third and paid $6.50 to show. Only 2015 Triple Crown victor American Pharoah interrupted the streak. The 3-year-old gray colt's winning time for the 1 1/2 miles was 2 minutes, 30.02 seconds.

Janca hits walk-off single, Texas A&M beats Davidson 7

Texas A&M and No. 7 national seed Louisville won their openers in the NCAA baseball super regionals on Friday and moved within a victory of the College World Series . To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Mitchell Kilkenny pitched 5 2-3 innings of scoreless relief, striking out nine, for Texas A&M and John Doxakis (3-3) threw five pitches in the top of the 15th for the win.

UK Election: Conservatives Form Government with the Democratic Unionist Party

SIEGEL: When you look at the results from the election, whether the vote returns or the exit polls, do you understand it? And after that, she never really recovered. The Conservative Party has been dependent on Irish politicians before. There could have been a leadership contest which would have exposed all the old Tory divisions on Europe.

Michigan State players charged with sexual assault

King , 19, is charged with one count of first degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of third degree criminal sexual conduct, as well as with capturing an image of an unclothed person. The charges at Michigan State come after football programs at Baylor and Minnesota have been rocked by sexual assault allegations , and although an external probe into the MSU situation praised Dantonio's handling of the aftermath, the claims against his players leave the Spartans facing serious ...

Brewers Implode in Extras; Lose 9-5

This wouldn't go down as a game-winner, as the Giants needed a 10th inning to win the game, but it was another big hit from a player that didn't have many hits at all in his first two months with the team. He is 1-2 with an 8.15 ERA in four career starts versus San Francisco. Brewers: Milwaukee had to go to its up-and-down bullpen early after Espino went just four innings, allowing five hits and three runs.

R Ashwin may return against South Africa, hints Virat Kohli

Sri Lanka's Epic Run Chase Stuns India :- A superb run chase that has been staged by Sri Lanka stunned India and kept alive their Champions Trophy Challenge, as Kusal Mendis inspired a famous seven-wicket victory over the holders yesterday.

Immigration officer shoots man after Denver stop

The ICE agent reportedly chased the person on foot and eventually fired shots, grazing that person in the head with a bullet. The man driving the truck started to run away as ICE agents followed. ICE also refused a request to have its agents stop wearing clothing identifying themselves in large block letters as "POLICE", with the much smaller acronym "ICE" below.

Pittsburg crushes Nashville to take 3-2 lead

Conor Sheary , Phil Kessel - just as linemate Malkin predicted - and 35-year-old playoff newbie Ron Hainsey also scored for Pittsburgh. Matt Murray made 24 saves while Predators goalie Pekka Rinne was pulled after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first period.

Kyrie, LeBron keep the Cavs alive with Game 4 win

James said after the game that the Cavs have championship DNA as well, and that they showed it Friday night. "We're not going home. But we'll go back and tee it up again". Said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr of James and Irving: "They were phenomenal". The first two periods were equally insane. No team has ever gone undefeated in the postseason, but if the Warriors win Game 5, they will end up 16-1.

Halep confident of French Open triumph

Halep denied the Czech the No. 1 ranking. "I m really happy to be in the final, especially on my birthday . I will go there and give my everything, for sure". Her forehand is faster than Andy Murray 's. The No. 1 ranking will hang in the balance: If Pliskova reaches the final, she will replace Angelique Kerber, a first-round loser in Paris , atop the WTA.

Verdasco stuns in-form Zverev in two-stage win

It was a third title of the season for Zverev and he was bracketed together with 23-year-old Dominic Thiem as a youthful challenge to the old guard at Roland Garros. "I think it was never an easy transition after winning [in Geneva] on Saturday". The fact she completed―let alone won―the match is remarkable, but with little time to get healthy ahead of her next match, a deep run in Paris seems unlikely.

Charles Barkley blasts Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson after scoreless Game 3

Stephen Curry had more rebounds in Game 3 (13) than Thompson has in the entire series (11). Zaza Pachulia threw a punch at Iman Shumpert's groin, LeBron James and Kevin Durant jawed at each other and each drew technicals, and Kevin Love picked up a flagrant 1 for a hard foul on Durant.

Gunathilaka, Mendis shine as Sri Lanka stun India at Champions Trophy

Credit must be given to Sri Lanka for raising their game and playing so well against India . The team that can have the most composure, I would say, to sum it up, will have a better chance of winning of the game tomorrow. Virat said,"You need to have a good balance of being competitive and at the same time, you have to control yourself". We did that in the last game as well.

Utah baseball team pulls 'Hourglass Appreciation' release

Baggott said the promotion does not reflect the values of the Raptors or the Dodgers. But in the third paragraph, the Pioneer League team promised Salt Lake City-based Stars Talent Studio would "provide a different stunner each half-inning" to do radio commentary for the August 11 game at Lindquist Field and the team would live stream from the broadcast booth - "well, at least the better-looking half of it!" The home team hosts the Billings Mustangs, but the real thoroughbreds will ...

Bayer Leverkusen appoints Heiko Herrlich as coach

Bayer Leverkusen has appointed Heiko Herrlich as coach ahead of the new season. "It's a fantastic opportunity to return to Bundesliga as a coach, and on top of that at the starting point of my career", Herrlich told the club's official website .

Jan Vertonghen sends message to Chelsea fans about Eden Hazard

Hazard successfully underwent an operation at the start of the week as the Chelsea star prepares to undergo rehabilitation in an attempt to be fit for start of the 2017-18 campaign. Hazard has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and in an interview on Sunday revealed he would consider a move to the Bernabeu if an offer was made.

Kiki set to get Roland Garros fired up

Rafael Nadal continued his near-flawless form in his favorite tournament as he blitzed compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 in the fourth round on Sunday. "I'm happy because Roberto is a very good player". No. 6 Dominic Thiem, with the winners facing off in the semifinals. The World No. 5 spoke following the match of being treated unfairly by crowds as well as unsportsmanlike behaviour by her rival Mladenovic, saying "The crowd was really tough today".