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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches milestone but says Champions League tie remains open

Cristiano Ronaldo is eyeing two more goals against Bayern Munich but expects April to be a "complicated" month for Real Madrid. "That is how ambitious he is". "It's a great honour to reach 100 goals in Europe". Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, volleyed Real level at the Allianz Arena early in the second half, then reached his milestone by slotting home the victor 13 minutes from time in the first leg. Read More »

Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus


In the seventh Minute the pressure by Juve paid off as Dybala scored an absolutely incredible goal , reports TheGuardian . It went wrong early on in Turin with Dybala putting the hosts one up on seven minutes with a sweetly-taken goal , curling the ball past Marc-Andre ter Stegen from a tight angle. Read More »

Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis


But this season only lasted six games longer than a year ago, as the Canadiens were eliminated with a 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. But if the Rangers, who finished just one point ahead of the Habs in the regular season , exposed one failing in this Montreal team, it is that they don't have enough scoring punch up front, and can not compete with top teams with a centre lineup of Philip Danault, Tomas Plekanec and Andrew Shaw/Galchenyuk, and ... Read More »

LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1

But ultimately, James and his battle-tested teammates made more plays down the stretch, holding off the upstart underdogs from IN, just like they did IN a double-overtime win over the Pacers IN Cleveland less than two weeks ago on April 2. "We had a very rocky, adverse regular season", Griffin said. The Pacers finished the game shooting 49.4 percent from the field. The Cavs reviewed film with Lue, whose defensive scheme will be focused on slowing Pacers star Paul George , before their ... Read More »

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers


The Cubs got two runs back in the third when Jay walked and leadoff batter Schwarber launched a two-run homer - his third of the season - to right. So which is it? St. "They went way above and beyond what other teams have done as far as the value of that gift", Hoyer said. "I know they're going to play, and I know they're going to play through it", manager Craig Counsell said. Read More »

Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City


They are now holding sixth place in the Premier League table and after a long long time, we could see Arsenal out of the top four. Finally, Wenger has decided he can change the format of the team and while it wasn't a great performance at Middlesbrough , they got the win and regain a bit of confidence. Read More »

Celtics' Avery Bradley urges teammates not to quit against Chicago Bulls

He was averaging 11.5 points and 10 assists over the first two games of this series . "The credit through this team sticking together through injuries to put ourselves in position to make the playoffs goes to everyone from the coaching staff to the leaders to the young guys, everyone did it together", Dwyane Wade said . Read More »

US, Mexico and Canada Announce Joint Bid For 2026 World

Since then, Europe (twice), Asia, Africa and South America have all hosted the World Cup , with Russian Federation set to do so in 2018 and Qatar following after that in 2022. Trump "is especially pleased that Mexico is a part of this bid", Gulati said . The joint North American bid has been discussed for a few years by the continent's soccer officials. Read More »

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4


Thames had two doubles and three hits but ended his franchise record-tying homer streak at five games. Travis Shaw was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs . Kyle Schwarber , Miguel Montero and Albert Almora Jr. each chipped in 2 RBI, with Schwarber going 1 for 4 with a home run. A night after breaking up a potential no-hitter with a ninth-inning double, Haniger scored in the first inning, had a two-run single in the second and clanged a two-run double off the wall in deep center field in ... Read More »

Benzema: Hazard Will Be A Good Addition For Madrid


Spanish news outlet Don Balon are the ones responsible for the latest Chelsea-Real Madrid gossip, and it's fair to say the website has a poor record in getting rumours right. He knows me better than I could imagine, I'm sure, and that's important: "it motivates you to work hard, train well". But Costa says Mourinho was the main attraction for him when he made a decision to come to the Premier League, "In all honesty I always tell people I am grateful to Mourinho because he helped me a ... Read More »

Durant shines in Warriors playoff debut in Game 1 win

BULLS 106, CELTRICKS 102: Jimmy Butler had 30 points and nine rebounds and Chicago outlasted Boston in Game 1 on Sunday on an emotional night for grieving Celtics star Isaiah Thomas. He played a game that I'm not sure anybody else in the league is capable of, honestly. "Our players were fired up, and Draymond made a couple of just huge plays there". Read More »

Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

As a result, Westbrook finished the teams' playoff opener with a wildly inefficient night, scoring 22 points on 6-of-23 shooting and turning the ball over nine times to go with 11 boards, two steals, and seven assists. Eric Gordon scored just eight points while Ryan Anderson and Trevor Ariza had just four points each, but their usual production wasn't required as the Rockets dominated the second half by 59-33 on the back of their defense. Read More »

Cavaliers to sign Dahntay Jones for playoffs

The Indiana Pacers? They won five in a row to land here. The Golden State Warriors are the top seed in the Western Conference and will host game one of a best-of-seven series Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Kyrie Irving added 23 points and Kevin Love had 17 for Cleveland, which has won 12 straight playoff games at home. He backpedaled on defense and raised his arms in triumph as his teammates celebrated as if he had just hit a game-winner. Read More »

Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season

The first-round matchup between the number three seed Rockets and sixth-seeded Thunder will have no bearing on the MVP trophy but will be yet another talking point in the raging discussion. Is it Harden? Is it Westbrook? While everyone must wait more than two months for the NBA's MVP to be announced, the league will showcase the two front-runners for the honor in James Harden and Russell Westbrook when the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder open a first-round playoff series ... Read More »

Sharks Shut Out Again; Oilers Take 2-1 Series Lead


Kassian scored midway through the third period for his second straight game-winner, Talbot made 23 saves in his second consecutive shutout and the Oilers beat the San Jose Sharks 1-0 Sunday night in Game 3 of their first-round series. The game started so promising for the Sharks, who welcomed back future Hall of Fame center Joe Thornton to the lineup. McLellan wasn't about to espouse weak imagery like that before his team had played even a minute on the road in these National Hockey League ... Read More »

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

Sporting, who started the day five points adrift of safety, had gone ahead after 14 minutes through a volley from Duje Cop, but Real were soon level when midfielder Isco drilled home. And Isco - who has made only one Champions League start all season - may have played himself into contention with an excellent game. Real now turn their focus to the return game against Bayern on Tuesday at the Bernabeu, before next weekend's potentially decisive El Clasico with Barcelona. Read More »

Hall of Famer Given New Lease on Life


SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – Baseball Hall of Famer and recent transplant recipient Rod Carew now knows whose heart and kidney are keeping him alive: Konrad Reuland , an National Football League tight end who died following a ruptured brain aneurysm . Read More »

Walcott confident Arsenal are back on the up


We need to find the spots where is really risky, maybe sometimes play a long ball that Alexis can run on to, rather than giving him a pass to feet, where he has to turn and face three or four of the opposition. Bilic is optimistic he will have key players Andy Carroll, who felt his groin and went off during the second-half at the Emirates Stadium , and Michail Antonio, who was suffering from sickness, ready for Saturday. Read More »

Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

The injury will be evaluated Friday. The Orioles love to slaughter the Jays with the long ball, as we saw with their two wins to start the season back in Baltimore. Liriano retired the first seven Orioles, striking out four, before Scoop doubled to left with one out in the third. "I still have a lot to learn - I still have a lot to learn about the game, plus myself". Read More »

Maple Leafs drop playoff opener against Washington in overtime


Toronto counterpart Frederik Andersen was arguably the best player on the ice with 41 saves before being beaten by Wilson with an absurd shot on the victor. Babcock challenged the call, and after a review, the goal was allowed. The Capitals' depth came through in spades, but the team's superstars are going to have to be at their best if Washington is going to go deep into the playoffs. Read More »

Wenger won't confirm £300000-per-week Sanchez contract offer


Paris Saint-Germain forward Julian Draxler admits he would love to see Mesut Ozil join the club this summer and says he's told the Arsenal playmaker to make the move. "You can not decide who manages the club, I always said he was the most important factor in me coming here ". Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars has been linked with a return to the club to take up the role of director of football. Read More »

U.S., Canada, Mexico partner for joint 2026 World Cup bid

The proposal would be for the USA to host 60 matches, with 10 games each in Canada and Mexico . Gulati attempted to deflect questions about a tournament involving the USA and Mexico amid President Trump's harsh words toward America's southern neighbor, saying that Trump had given his backing to the proposal and was "especially pleased that Mexico was a part of this bid". Read More »

Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race

Sunderland remains bottom having now failed to score in its last seven games, 10 points adrift of safety. "We resisted the results of yesterday when Manchester City and Liverpool won". "I don't want to our club to be just happy with fighting for the top four and Champions League, we want to fight for trophies". United will make the short trip to Brussels for the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal later this week, and both players are expected to be on Wednesday's flight. Read More »