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Sports Not a single doubt for Madrid ahead of Bayern clash, claims Lucas
Author: 0 Not a single doubt for Madrid ahead of Bayern clash, claims Lucas

Juventus - two-time losing finalists in the past three years - bounced back from their Champions League disappointment with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday which puts them on the brink of a seventh consecutive Serie A title. Benzema has had a hard season with Madrid, scoring just five times in 26 LaLiga appearances. "You can even go too far, sometimes getting it wrong".

Author: 0 Bertans' Spurs go down 0-2 in playoff series against Warriors

In the team's second game , Thompson posted 31 points and five assists in 39 minutes, shooting 60.0 percent overall, 62.5 percent from three and 100 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors got off to a fairly slow start, making only 4-of-13 three-point attempts in the first half, but they'd begin to find their stroke in the second.

Sports PFA Team of the Year 2018 dominated by Manchester City
Author: 0 PFA Team of the Year 2018 dominated by Manchester City

After 33 matches Pep Guardiola's side have won 28 while only losing two and drawing three. Take a look through the gallery above to see which clubs have had the most players selected in the PFA Team of the Year since 2008/09. The Egyptian's Anfield team-mates Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane miss out though, much to the surprise of the Liverpool Echo . PFA Premier League Team of the Year: David de Gea , Kyle Walker, Jan Vertonghen, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Alonso , David Silva, ...

Sports Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez handed six-month ban for failing drug tests
Author: 0 Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez handed six-month ban for failing drug tests

Alvarez's suspension will be lifted on August 17, six months from February 17, the date of his first positive drug test. No fine was recommended because past ones have been based on future purses. But with Alvarez suspended because of the positive test and so little time between the hearing and the fight promoters made a decision to cancel the bout.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori progress in Monte Carlo

The 31-year-old Spaniard wrapped up a comfortable victory in the Monaco sunshine with another break as Bedene hit a forehand into the net. "I will now rest and prepare for tomorrow, when I hope to play well". Bedene, who switched his allegiance back to Slovenia from Britain earlier this year, put up some resistance in the second set, but Nadal broke through in Game 7.

Sports Rohit stars in MI's 46-run win over RCB
Author: 0 Rohit stars in MI's 46-run win over RCB

RCB had MI 0 for 2 in 0.2. Rohit and Lewis steered MI out of trouble adding 108 runs for the third wicket off just 66 balls, putting the hosts on course for a big total. He was one hit away from a hundred, but attempting that with two balls to go, ended up striking the ball straight to Chris Woakes off Corey Anderson.

Sports Sergio Aguero out of action for the rest of the season
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero out of action for the rest of the season

BC-SOC-Man City-Aguero, 1st Ld-Writethru, 173Aguero set to miss rest of season after "minor" knee opEds: Updates with detail, quotes. "The recovery process will require at least five weeks". "The important thing is to know what he had", he said. He returned as a substitute for the 3-2 loss to Manchester United on April 7, during which he aggravated the injury in a challenge by Ashley Young, according to City.

Sports London Marathon: Mo Farah targets podium and British record
Author: 0 London Marathon: Mo Farah targets podium and British record

Sir Mo admitted he watched Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei win gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 metres - races Farah dominated during his track career - at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast. If this strike goes ahead, we will work hard to provide as much of a service as possible over the four days with a particular aim of helping runners and supporters get to the starting line on Sunday.

Sports Chelsea boss Conte admits Man City the team to beat
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte admits Man City the team to beat

The Blues trail fourth-placed Tottenham by eight points, even if Spurs have played a game more . "Tomorrow for example, we have an important game against Burnley , against a really strong team and they are having a fantastic season". Also, Georges-Kevin N'Koudou and Jon Walters could be match fit in time , but probably won't be. Chelsea will face Burnley , Swansea, Liverpool, Hudderfield Town and Newcastle United in their remaining league fixtures.

Author: 0 76ers' Joel Embiid (face) still not taking contact in practice

His presence on the practice floor was encouraging to Brown, who added that Embiid was progressing toward being cleared for contact. The Sixers had started confidently, building a seven-point cushion to lead 29-22 at the end of the first quarter.

Sports Scouts Have Overwhelmingly Great Things To Say To About Saquon Barkley
Author: 0 Scouts Have Overwhelmingly Great Things To Say To About Saquon Barkley

In showdowns with Iowa and OR this season, Allen did not throw a touchdown and was picked off three times. The Cardinals may need to trade up if they want to draft Mayfield. The Coplay, PA native has drawn comparisons to Todd Gurley and Ezekiel Elliott , both of whom were selected in the Top-10 in the previous three drafts.

Sports Fleury, Golden Knights make more playoff history
Author: 0 Fleury, Golden Knights make more playoff history

ET on NBCSN, as the Knights look to become the first franchise in National Hockey League history to sweep a playoff series in its inaugural season. But the Kings have a roster full of Stanley Cup-winning experience, including players who were on the 2014 team that overcame an 0-3 first-round deficit to the San Jose Sharks.

Sports Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; Twins game still on as scheduled
Author: 0 Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico; Twins game still on as scheduled

The Twins are listed with a money line of +105 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 7.5 runs. The recovery from the catastrophic storm has been the focus of this trip for the Twins and Indians . They've lost 1.4 units for moneyline bettors in this young season and 5.0 units ATS. Puerto Rican Twins Jose Berrios and Eddie Rosario have gotten heroes' welcomes.

Sports Tottenham held 1-1 by Brighton at English Premier League
Author: 0 Tottenham held 1-1 by Brighton at English Premier League

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld was handed his first league start since October in place of Davinson Sanchez, while Dele Alli, Kieran Trippier, Mousa Dembele and Eric Dier were rested. Brighton are eight points clear of the bottom three and should be safe from relegation at the end of their first season back in the top-flight. "Everyone is ready to play and it was a moment to give some fresh legs to the team but we were thinking about trying to win".

Sports Manchester City Wins English Premier League Title After Manchester United Stumbles
Author: 0 Manchester City Wins English Premier League Title After Manchester United Stumbles

Guardiola is the first Spaniard to win the English title. The ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich chief has already spent some US$643 million, in the past two seasons, on his Manchester outfit. That winning run started with Raheem Sterling's goal in the seventh minute of injury time in a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth on August 26 . The 47-year-old was in Abu Dhabi in March where he met owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarek.

Sports Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed
Author: 0 Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed

Louis Cardinals in freezing temperatures Tuesday night. While he didn't have a suggestion on how many games should be played, the 28-year-old All-Star did offer somewhat of a solution to MLB's problem. When you think of Cubs and Cardinals, you think of a attractive Saturday at Wrigley Field . In 2016, when asked about a reduced schedule, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred told reporters if players were to "work less, usually you get paid less".

Sports NBA Play-Offs: D'Tigers' Aminu Stars As Blazers Lose To Pelicans
Author: 0 NBA Play-Offs: D'Tigers' Aminu Stars As Blazers Lose To Pelicans

Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts did not say whether Harkless would start or have restricted minutes, only that he was available. "I think you're starting to see how good he truly is on both ends of the floor". On Tuesday, they took Game 2 111-102. The third-seeded Blazers, in the playoffs for the fifth straight year, dropped the first game against the Pelicans 97-95, becoming the highest seed to lose at the start of the opening round.

Author: 0 Barcelona keen on Manchester United's summer sale - Anthony Martial

The Chilean superstar remains Jose Mourinho's first choice and it is being widely suggested that former AS Monaco man is considering his option ahead of the summer transfer market. The Daily Mirror says that both Juventus and Bayern Munich are keen on Martial, writing that "The Italian side see the Frenchman as the replacement for Mario Mandzukic this summer, according to Gazzetta dello Sport ".

Sports Margaret River Pro surfing event cancelled after shark attacks
Author: 0 Margaret River Pro surfing event cancelled after shark attacks

The event, which began on April 11, was initially suspended on Tuesday due to poor conditions. On Monday, two recreational surfers survived separate attacks in Gracetown, about 6km (3.8 miles) from the event. "Life goes (on) more than that!" Medina endured a shark scare during a competition in South Africa a year ago when he and Australian surfer Mick Fanning had to be removed from the water.

Sports Ibra's description of a World Cup without him is so Zlatan
Author: 0 Ibra's description of a World Cup without him is so Zlatan

Football is the biggest sport in the world. However, the former Manchester United striker has announced on U.S. television he will be making a comeback. Zlatan Ibrahimovic spoke to the Swedish national team from 2001 to 2016 (116 matches and 62 goals). Last month, Ibrahimovic told Swedish reporters that "the door isn't closed for anything" and "If I want, I am there", in reference to making the trip to Russian Federation in June.

Sports Mourinho's public criticism confirms change is coming at Man United
Author: 0 Mourinho's public criticism confirms change is coming at Man United

Pep Guardiola's side have broken multiple Premier League records this campaign, including the most consecutive victories in a season notching up 18 wins in a row from August to December. Next season is absolutely critical for both managers. But Mourinho has been less diplomatic in recent weeks after France coach Didier Deschamps confided Pogba could not be happy with his situation.

Sports Wenger calls for VAR in Premier League after Arsenal beaten at Newcastle
Author: 0 Wenger calls for VAR in Premier League after Arsenal beaten at Newcastle

Once you're in a negative spiral like that, it's very hard to get out'. "We're really pleased to achieve this", Benitez said of hitting 41 points with five games left to play. Wenger's men played out a 2-2 draw with CSKA Moscow in mid-week to qualify for the semi-finals of the Europa League. The club were in serious danger of relegation when the first half of the Premier League season had passed.

Sports Three takeaways from Shohei Ohtani's abbreviated start vs. Red Sox
Author: 0 Three takeaways from Shohei Ohtani's abbreviated start vs. Red Sox

The right-handed Ohtani has allowed just three runs in 13 innings, striking out 18 and walking two. Ohtani, who has provided one of the season's most compelling storylines after impressing as both a pitcher and a batter, was roughed up from the start as the Los Angeles Angels faced the Red Sox in Anaheim.

Sports National Basketball Association playoffs roundup: Celtics drop Bucks into 2-0 hole
Author: 0 National Basketball Association playoffs roundup: Celtics drop Bucks into 2-0 hole

The next closest Celtic in scoring was point guard Terry Rozier, who poured in 23 to go with eight assists. After watching film today, maybe Bledsoe's memory will be refreshed. "I didn't even hear the crowd", he said. He's been sending us text messages coming around and making sure guys know what they need to do. I mean, I've never even watched "Workaholics".

Sports James Rodriguez sees Ronaldo as goal-scoring machine
Author: 0 James Rodriguez sees Ronaldo as goal-scoring machine

For them (Juve) it wasn't, but I told them 'when you see it on the television, you will see'. "They know what it [takes] to fight for the cup every year, but Bayern don't need to hide". Ahead of the first leg on April 25, James told TZ: "We shouldn't see the games as revenge for a year ago, but as two games en route to the final". "Of course, the encounters between these teams are nearly always unique, but we have to focus on standing up to a team like Real Madrid ".

Sports Fred VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup for Tuesday's Game 2
Author: 0 Fred VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup for Tuesday's Game 2

Wizards coach Scott Brooks had less to say, seemingly at a loss for words for what to do about DeRozan. The 28-year old shooting guard wasn't sharp in game one as he only scored 17 points on 35% shooting. He had an outstanding playoff run last season, averaging 27.2 points in 13 games. Wall had given Washington hope of a recovery after draining two free throws to take the Wizards back to within five points at 108-103 in the fourth quarter.

Sports Liverpool to face Dortmund, City and United in International Champions Cup
Author: 0 Liverpool to face Dortmund, City and United in International Champions Cup

The Egypt global has been one of European football's top performing players this term and he has earned plenty of praise for his strong performances for the Merseyside outfit since his switch from AS Roma last summer. They then face AC Milan on July 25 before they take on rivals Liverpool three days later at "The Big House" in MI, where United set a record US soccer attendance of 109,318 against Real Madrid in 2014.