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Sports Bayern Munich bidding to end Real Madrid's reign as European champions
Author: 0 Bayern Munich bidding to end Real Madrid's reign as European champions

Real Madrid virtually have no shot at winning the title barring an all-time collapse from Barcelona, but they're still in the Champions League, unlike their rivals. The games between these two teams are nearly always unique, but we players have to focus on what's really important: "to be able to stand up to a team like Real Madrid , we need to be in top form physically and in our game".

Sports Penguins look to take commanding series lead over Flyers
Author: 0 Penguins look to take commanding series lead over Flyers

On the season, the Flyers are averaging 3.0 goals and 20.7 power play percentage per game. As always, thank you for reading! He also scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals in Nashville that clinched their second consecutive championship.

Sports Kane Closes In On Salah, Scores 26th League Goal In Brighton Draw
Author: 0 Kane Closes In On Salah, Scores 26th League Goal In Brighton Draw

Brighton travel to Burnley for their next league game later this month before a testing run-in sees them face Manchester United , Manchester City and Liverpool in their final three fixtures. Davinson Sanchez and Dele Alli were both omitted from Pochettino's squad on the south coast, while Kieran Trippier, Mousa Dembele, Eric Dier and Erik Lamela dropped to the bench.

Author: 0 Eagles QB Wentz says he still intends to play in Week 1

Wentz was asked again about the possibility that he might have to alter his aggressive style of playing quarterback. Privately, Pederson has no doubts Wentz will be physically ready to start the season regardless of whether he gets any time in the preseason.

Sports San Antonio Spurs vs
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For one fan, Cassandra Casanova, Popovich going political caused her to donate all of her Spurs memorabilia . San Antonio must knock down open shots during game 3 if they want to have a chance to keep up with the Warriors . They did. But only for the first 24 minutes and four minutes to start the second half. Kevin Durant recorded a team-high 32 points in Game 2 while Klay Thompson had 31 points and five assists.

Sports David De Gea values Manchester United success over personal awards
Author: 0 David De Gea values Manchester United success over personal awards

NAIJ.com previously reported that Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw in a week 33 match in La Liga played at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos . He became the first player to win the Premier League Player of the Month award three times in one season when he was recognised last week.

Sports Canelo Alvarez's six-month doping suspension starts clock for Golovkin rematch
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez's six-month doping suspension starts clock for Golovkin rematch

Sadly, there will be no Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch next month. "Canelo has now failed two drugs tests and apparently passed a third, maybe because he got off it". "Canelo and Golden Boy Promotions respect the rules of Nevada and are therefore satisfied with the settlement agreement reached today", Golden Boy Promotions said in a statement (via the Associated Press).

Author: 0 Dimitrov, Thiem survive early scares in Monte Carlo

Though the Croat had lost their only previous meeting, circumstances could hardly be more different from when the all-conquering Djokovic humbled him 6-2 6-4 in Madrid - just weeks before winning his fourth Grand Slam in a row at the French Open - compared to the injury-hit, confidence struck player that stood opposite the net in Monte-Carlo.

Sports IPL 2018, MI vs RCB Highlights, Rohit's blasting (94) open Mumbai Account
Author: 0 IPL 2018, MI vs RCB Highlights, Rohit's blasting (94) open Mumbai Account

And the lesser-fancied MI duo of Krunal Pandya and Mayank Markande outshone Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal to ensure RCB was never really in the chase. Rohit showed aggression towards Umesh - the same bowler that dismantled the top order - smashing 18 runs from six balls in the quick's second spell.

Sports Aguero Undergoes Surgery, To Be Fit For World Cup
Author: 0 Aguero Undergoes Surgery, To Be Fit For World Cup

Argentina will begin their World Cup campaign against Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 16. "Aguero visited Dr Cugat last Thursday and they decided yesterday that the surgery in his meniscus was the best option". 'Sergio is fine, ' he told Argentine radio station Radio Continental. He will return to Manchester in eight or nine days. "Perhaps he could play the penultimate or the last game [for City] but I don't know".

Sports C2C offer free travel for London Marathon runners
Author: 0 C2C offer free travel for London Marathon runners

Speaking at the pre-race press conference yesterday, the 35-year-old was in a relaxed mood, says The Times , when asked about his aims for Sunday. Officially, his first marathon in four years will be a learning experience, but Farah is not hiding the fact that he plans to mix it with the big boys.

Sports Preds hold off push from Avs for 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Preds hold off push from Avs for 2-0 series lead

Seven different players have put up goals for Nashville, and there are still plenty more due for some production as this series rolls on. Austin Watson had a goal and an assist for Nashville, which has won 11 straight over Colorado . The Avs fell apart a little bit after falling behind in the third period, but you have to be encouraged with how they played for the majority of the game.

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

At 36 years old and 12 years removed from his first National Basketball Association championship, Wade put on a vintage performance against the Sixers, going for 28 points, seven rebounds, and three assists while making 11 of 16 shots from the floor, including a game-sealing jumper in the closing minutes of the game to even the series with Philadelphia 1-1 as the two teams head back to Miami .

Sports ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit gives best reasoning yet for Baker Mayfield
Author: 0 ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit gives best reasoning yet for Baker Mayfield

In showdowns with Iowa and OR this season, Allen did not throw a touchdown and was picked off three times. The Buffalo Bills , Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots could also use their draft capital to push toward the top five. 3 interior defensive lineman. We all know Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has all of the tangible and intangible skills to become a force in the NFL .

Sports Lindor's homecoming homer helps Indians top Twins
Author: 0 Lindor's homecoming homer helps Indians top Twins

Fans in Puerto Rico have embraced the upcoming games, eager to welcome the two teams and several star players that are making a homecoming to the island. Minnesota's hitters are putting up 4.6 runs per outing, including 4.2 per game over their last five. He struck out seven and walked three. The Rangers acquired the left-hander from the Giants in December.

Sports Unchanged KKR bowl against Rajasthan Royals
Author: 0 Unchanged KKR bowl against Rajasthan Royals

Out of 15 encounters in IPL , both RR holds the lead with 7 wins and 6 defeats against KKR . Russell, in particular, and Rana then took over - Russell nailing each of his six sixes off Mohammad Shami (1-53) to take his tally of maximums in the 2018 tournament to 19.

Sports Tottenham's Harry Kane sluggish as Brighton hold on for draw
Author: 0 Tottenham's Harry Kane sluggish as Brighton hold on for draw

But Brighton levelled the score after only two minutes, thanks to a Pascal Gross penalty after Serge Aurier had fouled on Jose Izquierdo in the box. "We were thinking of giving the team fresh legs because Saturday's game against Manchester City was tough mentally and physically". Son did brilliantly to keep the ball in play and pulled back for Kane to powerfully finish.

Sports Matt Calvert lifts Blue Jackets past Capitals in OT
Author: 0 Matt Calvert lifts Blue Jackets past Capitals in OT

Capitals are 5-0 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than.600 and Capitals are 6-0 in their last 6 road games and over is 4-0 in Capitals last 4 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.

Sports Ederson reveals crucial moment of City's season
Author: 0 Ederson reveals crucial moment of City's season

Known to take risqué decisions, Guardiola's instant replacement of two-time title-winner, England goalkeeper and firm fan favourite Joe Hart was a bold and ruthless first statement of intent. It's the way they play. The Argentina striker, scorer of 30 goals this season, said: "This is my third title with City and it's just a relief not to have to wait (until) the final day this time!" Neville, speaking on Monday Night Football , thinks the two managers are on a collision course next ...

Sports Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo makes huge Major League Baseball claim
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo makes huge Major League Baseball claim

It was the Cardinals' first four-game sweep since July 2016 (versus San Diego), as well as their first four-game sweep at Cincinnati since July 1949. "I was thinking about this the other day". 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 Harkless available to play in Game 2 for Portland
Author: 0 Harkless available to play in Game 2 for Portland

The Blazers are a great defensive team, but in the third quarter, the Pelicans exposed them, outscoring them 16-4 in the paint. The third-seeded Blazers, in the playoffs for the fifth straight year, got a boost in Game 2 with the return of Harkless for first time since he had a minor procedure on his left knee in late March.

Author: 0 Rashford staying put but Martial facing exit

Not the transfer rumors are shifting more towards Martial. There have been talks since January this year that Marcus Rashford is concerned about his future at Old Trafford due to lack of active playing time. With a contract running out until 2019, if there's no renewal soon then all Manchester United will have as protection is there power to extend by a further year.

Sports Margaret River event canceled due to shark Strikes — Surfing
Author: 0 Margaret River event canceled due to shark Strikes — Surfing

The Margaret River Pro surfing competition has been temporarily suspended. Is the safety of athletes not a priority? WSL commissioner Kieren Perrow added in a video on Instagram: "This decision was really hard". The World Surf League cancelled the remainder of this year's Margaret River Pro, which began April 11 and was to finish on Monday. We are committed to being as prepared as possible for what nature throws at us.

Sports Ibrahimovic-World Cup Endorsement
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic-World Cup Endorsement

Ibrahimovic, who is Sweden's all-time record goal scorer, quit worldwide football after his team was eliminated in the group stages of Euro 2016. However, the former Manchester United striker has announced on USA television he will be making a comeback.

Sports Mourinho set to drop players for FA Cup semifinal
Author: 0 Mourinho set to drop players for FA Cup semifinal

The ex-Red Devil slammed Jose Mourinho's side who handed the title to rivals Man City on Sunday afternoon. There is no problem with Mourinho. One trophy, FA Cup final. Sergio Romero is United's only injury casualty. Mourinho's disappointment will have no doubt been compounded by the fact some of those under-performing have been key players for him.

Sports EPL: Vincent Kompany urges Manchester City to retain title next year
Author: 0 EPL: Vincent Kompany urges Manchester City to retain title next year

Mourinho's former club are 11 points behind United with five matches to play - the same number as United have heading to Bournemouth, where the composition of the Portuguese's starting line-up and squad will be closely watched. "We are just trying to improve a little bit more". "And to win the title, be shortlisted for the Young Player of the Year and be able to be part of the team that conceded the least number of goals this season, I can assure with that this has been nearly a ...

Sports Benitez praises Newcastle players for 'sensational' year
Author: 0 Benitez praises Newcastle players for 'sensational' year

But football's lawmakers, who ironically include the English FA, have given VARs the thumbs up, starting with the World Cup, and Wenger warned: "We are behind the rest of the world". According to Sami Mokbel of the Daily Mail , attendance has fallen in the Gunners' last four Premier League home games, which is a "serious concern" to the club.

Sports Watch Angels' Shohei Ohtani vs. Red Sox
Author: 0 Watch Angels' Shohei Ohtani vs. Red Sox

Not only is Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts one of the most dynamic players in the game, he's also one of the toughest to strike out. While Ohtani was still bringing his trademark velocity-topping out at 99.8 miles per hour according to Statcast numbers from Baseball Savant-his command of his secondary pitches was nowhere near where it was in his first two starts.

Sports Brown drops 30 as Celtics seize 2-0 series lead over Bucks
Author: 0 Brown drops 30 as Celtics seize 2-0 series lead over Bucks

To this point in the series, there isn't a single thing Bledsoe has done better than Rozier ... until the aftermath of a disappointing Game 2, when Bledsoe showed he could manage to generate bad looks off the court, too. Bucks: Have been outscored 42-13 in second-chance points through two games. Boston led by as many as 13 in the first half, taking advantage of 10 Milwaukee turnovers.

Sports Real Madrid reportedly planning €600m raid of the Premier League
Author: 0 Real Madrid reportedly planning €600m raid of the Premier League

Zidane said he did not think that the penalty controversy would affect the referees' decisions in the Champions League semi-final match against Bayern Munich , which will take place on April 25. Moreover, Don Balon further reports that Perez may be interested in a buy-back clause if the midfielder departs for Anfield. - Real Madrid have only lost two of their last 24 league games away from home (W18 D4); however, these two defeats came in Catalonian territory (vs Espanyol & Girona).

Sports Guard VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup to face Washington Wizards
Author: 0 Guard VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup to face Washington Wizards

Likewise, Wall is focusing on preventing the officiating from being a factor in Game 2. No words will get the Wizards back in this series. The Raptors had gone 0-10 in their last 10 Game 1 matchups in the NBA Playoffs. Turnovers were an issue for the second straight game for Milwaukee. John Wall was dishing in the 1st half, dropping 10 dimes to go along with a team-high 13 PTS! In Game 1, Mike Scott was called for a flagrant one foul.