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Real Madrid secure La Liga and set sights on retaining Champions League

Ronaldo continued his remarkable run of form, scoring his 25th league goal of the season in the second minute at La Rosaleda to take his tally to 14 in his last nine games in all competitions. "The players? They're spectacular, it's to everyone's credit but especially the players who have fought, the message has been that everyone's important here and everyone's been the key to our success".

WTA respond to Maria Sharapova's wildcard snub for Roland Garros

For the moment the one certainty is that Sharapova hasn't earned automatic entry into the main draw at Wimbledon. It was much the same reception as she got in Stuttgart, Germany, her first tournament back. "I apologize for having to withdraw from my match today with a left thigh injury", she said. "I want to thank the organisers for giving me the opportunity to play in this special event again".

Arsene Wenger reveals title chances were ruined by mystery event in December

The pressure was mounting on Jurgen Klopp's side with Manchester City and Arsenal winning until Georginio Wijnaldum struck in first-half stoppage time to ease the tension. Sergio Aguero scored twice, after Vincent Kompany's opener, with Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus also getting on the scoresheet. Congratulations to Chelsea and to Tottenham, but we are so glad to be third.

Coach Harbaugh helps deliver calf on IN farm

But we'll have to assume there wasn't anything in his Fairlife contract about helping to deliver a calf. Harbaugh - a well-documented milk-lover - toured Fair Oaks Farms , and helped welcome a baby calf while he was there.

Crystal Palace & Newcastle transfer target Heaton happy at Burnley

But he is more interested in building on a promising campaign at Turf Moor and ensuring his side continue to establish themselves as a top-flight force. "The first job is complete, to achieve what everyone wanted and stay in the league, so let's see if we can finish well and see where it takes us". "It's not just about the money, it's about us finishing as high up the Premier League table as we can and it's a big challenge.

Patriots add wide receiver, roster now has 90 players

But White isn't a new arrival. He was a 4-star recruit out of high school before joining the Crimson Tide, where he had 40 catches for 504 receiving yards and four touchdowns during his senior season. The 6-foot, 192-pounder also returned six kicks for 142 yards and one punt for four yards before being released September 3. White appeared in four game as an updraft rookie in 2015, catching two passes for 18 yards.

Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Kanter, who is Turkish, said in a video Saturday on his Twitter account that he believed he was held because of his political views. "I'm countryless. He blamed Turkey for the passport invalidation and called Erdogan " the Hitler of our century ". Kanter announced the situation in a video on social media, saying the Turkish government revoked his passport because of his "political views".

Radio host thinks Seattle Times should issue correction on Michael Bennett

Another Seattle Seahawks player has an issue with the media. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman didn't talk to reporters for a couple of weeks following his heated exchange with a local reporter that ended with him threatening to "ruin" the reporter's career last season.

PoK anthem played in Kashmir cricket match, cops start probe

The match was played at Wayil playfield in Ganderbal. Both the teams wear blue uniforms. Posters of slain militants were also allegedly put up around the ground while post-match awards were named after some of the slain ultras. "The guilty won't be spared", he said. This comes months after a video had surfaced which showed a group of amateur cricketers wearing Pakistan cricket jersey - Pakistan national anthem was also played at the start of the match there.

Gleyber Torres, Yankees' top prospect, promoted to Triple-A club

Then, in the Arizona Fall League, he slashed.403/.513/.645 over 76 plate appearances, tallying three home runs and 11 RBI, which earned him MVP honors. Second baseman Starlin Castro has been one of the team's leading hitters thus far (.341/.374/.524); his batting average ranks fourth in the league. Chase Headley has just five hits in his last 12 games.

Hertha Berlin signs Australia forward Mathew Leckie

Leckie revealed it was a rumour that circulated in a newspaper last season that first alerted his management to possible interest from Hertha. Hertha is a big, fantastic Bundesliga club. "I also think that Pál Dárdai is a great coach who I can learn a lot from. I've heard that it's quite easy for newcomers to settle down here". Leckie has already played in Germany for Borussia Monchengladbach, FSV Frankfurt, and Ingolstadt since switching from Adelaide United in 2011.

Youth movement sees Manchester United finish Premier League season with victory

Ahead of Wednesday's make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax, the United boss rested numerous key players and handed four young prospects their full debut in the Premier League finale against Palace. There was precious little time for the England youth global to make a telling impact, but his appearance complemented promising full debuts by Joel Pereira, Scott McTominay , Demetri Mitchell and Harrop.

All rise for Judge at Yankee Stadium

The robes are adorned with the Yankees' logo on the front and Judge's No. 99 on the back. The Judge's Chambers officially begins. Fans can't buy tickets for the section, but those who wear his jersey or T-shirt, and the people attending the game with them, will be hand-selected for the prime seating.

Kane completes season with hat trick, collects golden boot

The second youngest consecutive Golden Boot victor scored 29 goals in 30 Premier League outings. Mauricio Pochettino's men were unable to keep pace with champion Chelsea, but ended the season with 86 points, by far their best tally in the Premier League, beating the previous record by 14.

Chelsea fans, players honor captain John Terry in final Stamford Bridge appearance

News of the premeditated move could have alerted gamblers to a situation they might have looked for ways to exploit. Terry was given a guard of honour by his teammates as he was symbolically withdrawn in the 26th minute - matching the shirt number he has worn throughout his 19-year professional career with the club.

Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent

The Colombia worldwide has spent the last two seasons on loan at Juventus from the Blues, winning the Serie A title and the Coppa Italia in each campaign. CHELSEA has copped another windfall after flogging Juan Cuadrado to Italian champions Juventus . Cuadrado couldn't settle in West London however, playing just 15 times and failing to find the back of the net once.

New Zealand sevens tournament to move to Hamilton

The schedule sees one change from last season as Hamilton takes over from Wellington as the destination of the New Zealand Sevens, the third round of the series, in February. "We're looking forward to introducing global sevens to the local community and for visiting fans to experience the heart of rugby in New Zealand". "Hamilton City Council is making the stadium available for a weekend where it would have been empty".

Real Madrid star sends message to David De Gea

De Gea hasn't been in a United squad since the 2-1 loss to Spurs, with Sergio Romero and Joel Pereira taking the gloves against Southampton and Crystal Palace. There has been speculation in the media of late linking de Gea with a return to Spain, with recently crowned La Liga champions Real Madrid said to be interested and that could result in Mourinho looking to recruit a replacement in the transfer market rather than promote from within.

Rising star set for full Man United debut in experimental side

United have had to deal with a congested fixture list and plenty of long-distance matches at awkward times this season, and will be hoping to compete at Europe's top table in 2017/18. Each day I learn something new from them", he said. United Manager Jose Mourinho will essentially treat this like a friendly, as he'll play what could be as many as nine U23s in this one.

Matt Elam Arrested Again For Battery And Grand Theft

It's Elam's second arrest in the space of three months after police in Miami pulled him over and searched his vehicle in February. Elam is now being held on a $4,500 bond at the Palm Beach County jail. He has appeared in 41 games total in his career to this point, starting 26 from 2013-14. Elam missed all of 2015 after he tore his biceps in training camp and then a knee injury, suffered in the preseason, prompted him to spend the first seven games of 2016 on injured reserve.

Jurgen Klopp has guided Liverpool back into the Champions League

Some other reasons where we will talk about another day. "Certainly my personal situation has contributed to that". Wenger is set to announce said deal following the FA Cup final against Chelsea, and win or lose, he intends to be at the club next season.

IOC Evaluation Committee Visit To Los Angeles A Success

He said "one out of two children [in France] can't swim by the age of 11". The commission will release its finding later this year ahead of the September 13 vote in Lima which will determine the victor. "[Paris] is very different [from LA] and quite right that we say it is quite exceptional". Both bids have insisted they are interested only in the 2024 Games but Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti has refused to shut the door on taking on the 2028 Olympics should Paris come out on top ...

Rossi misses out on pole but happy with Front Row start

Even Dixon couldn't believe it. "One of the things I've seen with Fernando is his attention to detail", three-time Indy 500 victor Dario Franchitti told CNN. "Meanwhile, Castroneves is making his eighth attempt to join the four-time winners club, and he'll have to do it from the worst starting spot of his 500 career:" 19th.

Derek Carr has "complete faith" contract will be done by camp

Time to panic? Not according to Carr, who disputes a recent report that he's grown frustrated by the pace of the negotiations. "I am only focused on becoming a better football player and helping my teammates become better players". Carr clearly loves the Raiders and has been devoted to the team since before he was ever drafted. He got a $2.2 million signing bonus. The Oakland Raiders are barely two months from training camp, and it's been a drama-filled offseason.

Man United in 'advanced contact' with Monaco star

The more we edge towards the transfer window, the more Bernardo Silva appears to edge towards Manchester United. "I think every manager would be in my situation". It is claimed that Jose Mourinho has made contact with the players representatives over a move, which could be worth around £70million. "I am finishing my third season in Monaco, who gave me the opportunity to play at a higher level", Silva said.

Nashville Predators favored to win Stanley Cup

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, shakes hands with St. Louis Blues right wing Scottie Upshall (10) after Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017 , in Nashville, Tenn . And he didn't have a shot on goal in the previous two periods. Here are your St. Louis Blues links to get your day going. Pekka Rinne has given up 13 goals on 264 shots faced.

Which Premier League teams qualify for Champions League and Europa League 2017/18?

Tottenham ended the season in second place, with City third and Liverpool fourth. That team, as it turns out, was Arsenal, and what it means for the future of the club, and longtime manager Arsene Wenger, remains to be seen. While there is absolutely no doubt that Wenger is to blame for Arsenal's woeful season, and all the underwhelming ones before that, the owner Stan Kroenke , the chief executive Ivan Gazidis, who quite unbelievably hasn't said a single word, and the rest of the ...

Manchester United are coming to town!

This season saw Manchester United finish in sixth place, seven points outside the top-four. It's been confirmed that United will play Sampdoria in a pre-season friendly at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday the 2nd of August. Now, as then, Sampdoria are a respected club flying our unique flag and colours around the world. Manchester United have added yet another friendly match to an already busy pre-season schedule as they look to prepare for the 2017/18 campaign and continue building the ...

Steph Curry thinks play from Dewayne Dedmon was 'dirty'

On Sunday, Curry said, "I know he's not a dirty player". He said he didn't realize how egregious the screen was until he saw a replay the next morning. Dedmon appeared to drive his knee into Curry's thigh and give the reigning MVP a subtle shove in the back. "Sometimes the officials make the call, and sometimes they don't".

Penguins and Capitals take it the distance

Andre Burakovsky has an on-ice shot attempt differential of plus-14 at even-strength over the past two games, scoring two goals with an assist. They are averaging more than 10 shots per game more than the Penguins. The Penguins have won each of the previous three. On a lesser scale, the San Jose Sharks finally re-wrote history past year by reaching the final - something few thought would ever be possible with a lineup that included Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski.

Real Madrid 90 Minutes from Another Champions League Title

Marcelo felt Madrid fully deserved to progress and is relishing the chance to fight for a LaLiga and Champions League double in the last three weeks of the season. They have a game in hand, however, which is against Celta Vigo on Wednesday and seven points from their final three matches will see them lift a first title since 2012.

NASCAR's entry lists for Coke 600, Xfinity race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

If he wins on Sunday, Kyle Busch will become the eighth driver to win both the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600: Darrell Waltrip (1985), Davey Allison (1991), Dale Earnhardt (1993), Jeff Gordon (1997), Jimmie Johnson (2003), Kasey Kahne (2008) and Kurt Busch (2010).

Emnes and Tremmel depart as Swansea City release eight players

Such form has led to speculation that the Spain global will move on in the summer, with Chelsea having been touted as a destination in the past, but he says he will be in a Swansea shirt come next season. Among the players released are German goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel and Dutch forward Marvin Emnes. Other players that could possibly leave this Summer include Bafetimbi Gomis, who would prefer to make his loan spell at Marseille permanent.

Liverpool deserve Champions League football, says beaming Klopp

If Sturridge is content to be that depth next season and to have the chance to demonstrate, over the course of the season, that he's able to stay fit and contribute at a consistently high level, the club would be foolish to offload him. In the eyes of Klopp , who took previous club Borussia Dortmund to the Champions League final in 2013, a place alongside Europe's elite is exactly where Liverpool belong - even if they first have to come through the play-off round.

Conor McGregor begins training for Mayweather mega-fight

Late last week, McGregor signed his portion of the deal alongside Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC ) President Dana White. The application was missing some medical documents but the Nevada State Athletic Commission will consider McGregor's request once those are provided, the reports said.