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Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

Real Madrid won 4-1. Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, club President Florentino Perez said on Saturday, after the Frenchman became the first manager to win the Champions League two years in a row with a dominant 4-1 win over Juventus .

Thompson does all his damage on defensive end

We know that just sort of maintaining that ball-care aspect is going to be key for us. "We try to do it all year but this is the time of year where you need it the most". "You want to know why Steph is one of the best players in the world, one of the best players ever", Durant said of his first order of business when he became a member of the Warriors .

Mandzukic cracker answers Ronaldo opener in final

I'm top scorer in the Champions League again". Real Madrid have reached the European Cup/Champions League final for the 15th time, four more than any other club (AC Milan have reached 11). Bale made a late cameo appearance, coming on for Karim Benzema in the 77th minute with the job done. With this win, RM becomes the first team in the Champions League history to defend the UCL title.

Bale enjoys 'dream' Madrid win in Cardiff

Real Madrid's players had a historic night in Cardiff when they defeated Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final. Now a four-time Champions League victor, Ronaldo finished as the competition's top scorer for the fifth season running, substantially enhancing his chances of matching fierce rival Lionel Messi's tally of five Ballon d'Or crowns.

6 killed in London Bridge attack

A massive manhunt was launched after the incident. Nine including three suspects were killed in twin London terror attacks that stunned the capital on Saturday night. She also reaffirmed her support for Britain and fighting "every form of terrorism ". British Transport Police said they have received reports of multiple casualties.

Cavaliers want to ramp up physicality but won't 'dirty up' game

The Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third year in a row. All-time in NBA Finals history, the Game One victor has won The Finals 49 times, lost 21. That's what we come to expect every year now. Not that they're discussing it. "But the team that's going to win that battle is who can sustain it for the longest".

Chicago White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson to retire following the 2018 season

The broadcast booth will also be getting a makeover. His 34 year broadcasting career will end following the 2018 season. Harrelson's rant got the attention of then-baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and Reinsdorf, who both talked to the broadcaster about the outburst.

The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors

There was no "ding", the sound of a bell signifying a misspelling and the end to his second consecutive trip to the national Bee. However, Ba fared much better. Iyer, who won the San Antonio Express-News' Regional Spelling Bee in February, nailed the words "salicylism" - a condition caused by excessive salicylic acid - and "tulsi" - a type of basil - in the fourth and fifth rounds Thursday morning.

Dortmund deny Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is closing in on PSG move

Several sources in both France and Germany had this week suggested that a deal between the Bundesliga side and the French giants had been struck, with Gabon global Aubameyang set to depart the Westfalenstadion for a fee in the region of 70 million Euro.

Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , local media reported on Saturday. On Thursday, the White House had tweeted , "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" United States competitiveness and jobs, was "badly negotiated" by former president Barack Obama and "accomplishes little".

India united ahead of Pakistan clash: Kohli

The current cross-border tension between the South Asian neighbours also adds its distinct colour to the historical rivalry in which India have come up trumps more often than not in global competitions. The unsavoury controversy related to his speculated rift with chief coach Anil Kumble couldn't have happened at a more inappropriate time-just when India were going into an important ICC event.

Man Utd have no intention of letting David De Gea leave

While many United fans may wish the club to keep De Gea next season, the sense is it's becoming likelier by the day that the Spanish stopper is heading back to Spain, and the Morata deal seems to be a goer. Sergio Romero filled in well for David De in the Europ League and in the Premier League towards the tail end of the season. Past year with Louis [van Gaal] I played [10] games, I felt good and so I thought I could be important for the team in those moments despite not playing a lot.

Gareth Bale: Winning Champions League in home city is 'dream come true'

He was sidelined for almost three months after that and struggled to regain his form. "We are disappointed", goalkeeper Buffon said in comments published on the website of European governing body UEFA. Despite having his back to goal and seeing defenders closing him down, he somehow sent a remarkable, acrobatic right-footed strike looping over Real keeper Keylor Navas , and Juventus were level.

Albert Pujols belts grand slam for 600th career HR

Albert Pujols watches his grand slam, his 600th home run in the 4th inning against the Minnesota Twins in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Fireworks exploded and his teammates waited excitedly at home plate to hail their Dominican hero.

India have edge over Pakistan in CT clash, says Stephen Fleming

Meanwhile Pakistan's Mickey Arthur compared the relationship between a coach and captain to that of a marriage. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has already played down their chances of victory, claiming low expectations mean his side have nothing to lose .

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rains may play spoilsport during India-Pakistan clash

The process was followed last time as well and I didn't see any issues being created then. Heroes and villains will be made, and whichever way the result goes, there will be gloating, pain, joy and heartache in abundance. He played a lot of cricket for India during the home series and after he finished the home series, he was worn out and we saw some signs in the last 3-4 games in IPL.

Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Real to 2nd straight Champions League

Real Madrid have a chance to create history by becoming the first team to win the Champions League title in successive seasons, but they face a tough challenge in Juventus when they clash in the final of the Champions League on Saturday night.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores opening goal in Champions League final

Real's win was a record 12th in the competition and also secured them a first LaLiga and European Cup double since 1957-58. Ronaldo has now scored at least twice as many Champions League goals as any other player in the quarter-finals (20), semi-finals (13) and finals (4).

Kohli dismisses speculations about rift with Kumble

Former India leg-spinner Kumble's contract expires after the end of the Champions Trophy. "But that is a good omen for the team that we have so many options", skipper Kohli said. He also stated that Pakistan-India match has a huge viewership and large number of people are anxious and fully involved in the game and the team has to come up to the expectations of Pakistan .

True champion: Ronaldo helps Real Madrid make history

Madrid won its 12th Champions League title, and third in four years, with two goals by Cristiano Ronaldo , one by Casemiro and another by Marco Asensio. - Real Madrid won a La Liga title and European Cup double for the first time since 1958. Controlling a high ball on his chest with his back to goal, Mandzukic fired home a looping overhead kick from just inside the box, leaving Keylar Navas with no chance in goal.

Ronaldo praises Zidane half-time team talk in Cardiff

Cristiano Ronaldo was named man of the match after scoring two goals and becoming the first player to score in three finals. It is understood that the Red Devils have been given a boost in their pursuit of Bale, who started the 2017 Champions League final on the bench after missing the last month of the La Liga season with a calf problem.

Ronaldo helps Real to another Champions League crown

Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, club President Florentino Perez said on Saturday, after the Frenchman became the first manager to win the Champions League two years in a row with a dominant 4-1 win over Juventus .

Warriors star Stephen Curry a different player this NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers trilogy continues to deliver the best metered market ratings ever for the NBA Finals on ABC. Kevin Durant , who Hayward called the "best offensive player in the world", was the primary catalyst of Golden State's offense, as he finished the game with 38 points on 14-of-26 shooting from the field.

Durant gets chance to follow LeBron's path to National Basketball Association title

The NBA Finals series promises to be a classic, epic battle for the ages, just like the 1975 Ali-Frazier Thrilla in Manila. Mercy, Don went bold with his prediction . Will J.R. Smith get hot from three one game? OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors , a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June.

Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title

The 27-year-old said: "I didn't expect it would be possible to defend this title as it's so hard to win it once". Buffon had conceded only three goals on the way to the final, but that total was matched inside 64 minutes as Real showed their cutting edge.

Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title again

Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi to the Champions league top scorer award after netting twice in the final against Juventus. If anyone doubted his brilliance, Ronaldo was also voted the man of the match as well . "It was not easy". Madrid's attacking brilliance proved just too hard for Juventus to contain as Zinedine Zidane won his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight management.

JT Realmuto cracks fish tank with foul ball

Those giant fish tanks behind home plate at Marlins Park were supposed to be unbreakable. A small crack emerged in the shatter-proof glass and water began spilling out. Realmuto fouled off a pitch by Corbin into the backstop right into where the tank lies, shattering the protective coverage around the tank. Something fishy was going on in the first inning of Friday night's game between the D-backs and Marlins at Marlins Park.

Morgan stars as Cowboys beat Titans

North Queensland coach Paul Green praised the efforts of stand-in halfback Michael Morgan, who was in everything for the home side in the absence of injured playmaker Johnathan Thurston. North Queensland looked promising in attack and enjoyed 65 per cent of possession in the opening 20 minutes but couldn't convert against resolute Gold Coast defence.

UEFA Champions League final Juventus vs Real Madrid match report

Juve were again the almost man as Real Madrid secured their 12th title in style. He has won the Champions League on four occasions and has now scored 11 more goals in the competition than Barcelona's Lionel Messi - his nearest challenger.

Lamah scores hat trick, FC Dallas beat RSL

Real Salt Lake has lost five consecutive road matches and has been outscored 19-3 during that span. FC Dallas, which for the first three months of the season was the dominant side in MLS, scored on five of its first nine shots in the first half.

Toni Kroos: Every team needs a Cristiano Ronaldo

His career total in all competitions now stands at 600, a record 108 of which have come in the Champions League. Ronaldo scored his 105th and 12th 2016/17 Champions league in the 63rd minute to extend Real's lead. This is the sixth time Ronaldo has clinched the top-scorer prize in the Champions League-not to mention his fifth time in succession. They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32.

Virat Kohli dismisses rift with coach Anil Kumble ahead of Pakistan clash

The captain believes that nobody will be expecting Pakistan , who are ranked eighth in ODIs, to beat India who are among the tournament favourites. However, India's bowling seems powerful than the Pakistani batting, making India clear favourites. "Gone are the days of just containing through the middle, gone are the days of just soaking up pressure".

Warriors defeat Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

If we take care of what we're supposed to take care of, it doesn't matter if it's the "96 Bulls , it doesn't matter". Not only does Durant's willingness to take less than max money allow the team to keep its core players in the fold, it would also allow Golden State to dominate the Western Conference on an annual basis - a sentiment expressed by ESPN analyst and former National Basketball Association coach Jeff Van Gundy.

Google Doodle launches ICC Champions Trophy 2017 doodle

India return to the scene that brought them their second Champions Trophy title and cricketing great V.V.S. Laxman believes this side has what it takes to emulate the triumphant Men in Blue of 2013. "But on any given day we can beat any team in the world". "But we have to start well". The elder statesman of New Zealand cricket , known for poking out his tongue on reaching a century, has stamped his mark on the game over 11 illustrious years at the top.

Sean Spicer: Racist attack directed at LeBron James not indicative of trend

Even though that it's concealed most of the time. Whitlock went on to say that James was a liar who does not feel the effects of racism in America because of his vast wealth. I got an education. "To say that it's not someone's fight because they're rich is just ridiculous", Bennett tweeted on Thursday evening. "I'd say Jason's rhetoric is way more damaging than anything LeBron said yesterday".