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Author: 0 Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

It was a spectacular end to the season with La Liga and the Champions League . "Buffon will still be the goalkeeper next year, same for Barzagli, he will be in the team at least another year". Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, becoming the first player to find the net in three Champions League finals. 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 ...

Author: 0 Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

New Zealand set the 100 percent "fly time" record, which they describe as a "dry lap", in their 50-foot (15 metre) foiling catamaran as they knocked out Groupama Team France. "We just won a race in the Cup, boys". Emirates Team New Zealand crosses the finish line 27 seconds after Oracle Team USA in their final race of the America's Cup qualifiers.

Author: 0 Trezeguet: Improved Juventus can lift Champions League

However, not since AC Milan in 1990 - in the old European Champion Clubs' Cup days - had a club retained the trophy, and Madrid did precisely that against Juventus in Welsh capital. "I feel like a young boy". There is little room for sentiment in football and that was underlined again as Gianluigi Buffon became a three-time Champions League final loser.

Sports Red Sox put LHP Rodriguez on DL after fall in bullpen
Author: 0 Red Sox put LHP Rodriguez on DL after fall in bullpen

They never relinquished it. However, he has yet to allow a single run this time around. "That kind of set the tone, so I've got to be better early". The Red Sox and Orioles engaged in a testy series last month after Manny Machado's aggressive slide into second base led to risky pitching and a warning from Major League Baseball officials.

Sports Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey
Author: 0 Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey

Co-leader Kim, a four-times LPGA victor, is getting back to her best after an injury she said was incurred falling on stairs late previous year. It all depends on how many players Ryu may tie with if she doesn't win. Ko, who has held top spot for 84 weeks, is not playing in the event and was certain to relinquish her crown to either Ariya, another absentee in New Jersey, or Ryu, who had to finish at least third to displace the New Zealander.

Sports Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals
Author: 0 Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals

The pitch Molina tagged was a low cutter, but he got the barrel of the bat on it and propelled it to the bleachers. Mike Leake is coming of his worst start of the year, he gave up 4 runs on 6 hits over seven innings to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Author: 0 Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

The explosion took place at the peak of Kabul's rush hour when roads are packed with worktime commuters. Kabul on Thursday prepared to bury loved ones, who were victims of a truck bomb that killed at least 90 people and wounded hundreds.

Author: 0 LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

Till insisted there be an open casket so the world could see how her son was brutally tortured to death. "No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, you know being black in America is tough", James responded when asked about the graffiti.

Author: 0 Olney: Giants should consider pre-emptively punishing Strickland

Harper pointed his bat at the Giants pitcher, charged the mound and hurled his batting helmet at Strickland, which sailed way wide. Strickland said he did not expect Harper to charge the mound, but once he did, "It's go time". It was certainly chaotic, but Posey, who has a history of concussions too, wasn't going to be caught in the middle of that melee. 'I wasn't sure what was going on, but I think (the Giants) were definitely shocked at the situation, shocked that he would do something ...

Sports Real Madrid become first team to score a 500th Champions League goal
Author: 0 Real Madrid become first team to score a 500th Champions League goal

The Portugal worldwide swept home a well-taken opener to make it 1-0 against Juventus in Cardiff , adding to his strikes for Manchester United against Chelsea in 2008 and an extra-time penalty against Atletico Madrid in the 2014 final. Asensio netted Real's fourth, moments after Juve had seen Juan Cuadrado sent off. "I'm a young boy even though I'm 39 years old", Buffon said through a translator in Cardiff .

Sports Aldo, Holloway in 'high-stakes' UFC unification bout
Author: 0 Aldo, Holloway in 'high-stakes' UFC unification bout

In the last few years, the focus at 145 pounds has been dominated by McGregor and Aldo. While Aldo could be the greatest featherweight ever, the longest UFC winning streak in the division's history belongs to Holloway (17-3) at 10 in a row.

Sports Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3
Author: 0 Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Time is on the Pittsburgh Penguins' side, with or without momentum. That's how the Penguins won the Cup a year ago, following this exact pattern in beating the San Jose Sharks. "At this point of the season it's June and we're fortunate to play hockey still". "There's a lot of confidence I think that comes from that". Representative Bryan Terry, who works with Waddell at a Lebanon medical facility, is sponsoring the proclamation, which first honors Predators fans for being "the most ...

Sports Phil Mickelson will miss US Open to see his daughter graduate
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson will miss US Open to see his daughter graduate

Strike another star from the list of participants in this year's U.S. Open. Mickelson's caddie, Jim Mackay, carried a beeper in his golf bag, and he pledged he would take off regardless of his situation in the tournament. Mickelson shared his plans Saturday to give the USGA ample time to prepare when it announces the tee times later next week, and to let the first alternate know he'll most likely have a spot in the U.S.

Sports Bill Maher's use of racial slur on HBO show draws criticism
Author: 0 Bill Maher's use of racial slur on HBO show draws criticism

All we can say is don't hold your breath for an apology from Maher . - Ben Sasse (@BenSasse ) June 3, 20172. Maher also spoke out on Saturday, apologizing in a statement . HBO released a statement announcing that the "deeply offensive comment" would be removed from future airings, but nothing on whether Maher would face any internal reprimands.

Author: 0 Real Madrid win Champions League final, defeating Juventus 4

Ronaldo swept in Real's opener and alertly prodded in their third - Casemiro's deflected effort and a late Marco Asensio effort capped off an emphatic win as the Spanish champions clinched La Duodécima. Leonardo Bonucci's deep ball was brought down by Alex Sandro, who cut it back to Higuain in the penalty area. Bonucci's pass from defence was helped on by both Alex Sandro and Higuain, the ball not leaving the ground throughout, to set up Mandzukic and the Croatia worldwide took one touch ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Finishes as 2016-17 UEFA Champions League Top Scorer

The scorers of Madrid's centenary goals in the Champions League are Savio (100), Ronaldo (200), Karim Benzema (300) and Cristiano Ronaldo (400). Madrid found the opener in the 20th minute as Ronaldo played Dani Carvajal into space, before neatly placing the fullback's cut-back beyond a fully outstretched Gigi Buffon.

Author: 0 Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

It is what it is. In the first round of the 2016 playoffs against the Houston Rockets, Curry suffered a sprained MCL, and he didn't look like himself in the NBA Finals . There were a handful of times Cleveland was more focused on Curry and the 3-point shooters, but Durant made them pay with six first-half dunks. James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, Irving scored 24 points and Love had 15 points and 21 rebounds.

Sports Graham Rahal takes pole, track record at Detroit Grand Prix
Author: 0 Graham Rahal takes pole, track record at Detroit Grand Prix

Castroneves' second-best lap in the No. 3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet of 1:14.0414 was still good enough to be fastest in his group, so he will start outside Rahal on Row 1 in this afternoon's race. Charlie Kimball couldn't avoid a slowing Conor Daly on the backstretch, and the contact that followed broke a piece of Kimball's auto. "But she seems to be OK".

Sports Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
Author: 0 Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Mickelson hasn't officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, which starts June 15 at Erin Hills in Wisconsin . He said Amanda is the school president and the valedictorian. I didn't want the USGA (US Golf Association) to be caught off guard and I wanted the alternate to know he will most likely be in. But it doesn't look good for me playing.

Sports LeBron says stopping Warriors' Durant will be tough
Author: 0 LeBron says stopping Warriors' Durant will be tough

Part of this is a symptom from the Cavaliers turnover issue, but on balance, they can't let Durant go this insane, especially given the fact that he had a great game as a playmaker as well. Durant put up 23 points, six assists and four rebounds in his stellar first half on his way to a 38-point night. The Mercury News' Mark Purdy raved about Durant's contributions on Thursday: "If you watched, then you know that Durant was quite lovely on the court himself and made it look ...

Author: 0 Rafa Demolishes Opponent At 2017 French Open

No, no, I can't say another thing. But the former world No 1 told Boris Becker, who was Djokovic's last head coach, in a Eurosport interview: "If he wants me there (at Wimbledon) I will come and figure it out". The men's singles tournament is very much in the third round. It's obvious that I can not miss the clay court tournaments. I wish he was following along.

Sports Murray sets up Del Potro clash
Author: 0 Murray sets up Del Potro clash

Almagro fell to the ground, audibly crying, as Del Potro crossed over the net and crouched beside him trying to console him. "I think the surprise of knowing what you are going to have on that very special day you give birth is prob the best surprise you can ever have", Serena wrote, then went on to "clarify what Venus said".