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Author: 0 Real Madrid have essentially just confirmed James Rodriguez's future

Juventus impressed in the first-half, with their trademark defensive solidity keeping Madrid at bay for long periods. Ronaldo's first goal of the game was equalized by this outstanding bicycle-kick off the foot of Mario Mandzukic, who knotted things up and got Juventus on the board.

Sport 2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic
Author: 0 2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic

Four players were tied for second. But this time around he is coming in good form with a win and T-2 on Asian Tour and he was also T-12 at Maybank, which is con-sanctioned by Asian and European Tours. 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.

Sport Schwarber's grand slam rallies Cubs to a 5-3 win over Cards
Author: 0 Schwarber's grand slam rallies Cubs to a 5-3 win over Cards

Louis Cardinals over the winter. Schwarber, who entered batting.163 and was dropped to the ninth spot in the lineup, hit the first pitch of the at-bat from St. Manager Joe Maddon said Russell is alright with the sore shoulder which sidelined him earlier in May. "[Rizzo] practiced last night giving a ring out, so I'm excited to get to do it here in front of the fans", Fowler said.

Author: 0 Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

Colin Wilson scored a power-play goal with:41 seconds left in the second-period for the Predators . P.K. Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. In nine playoff games this spring, the 5-foot-11, 196-pound winger has been Nashville's fourth-best possession player with a 5-on-5 CF% 56.87 (per Natural Stat Trick), and he has done it while spending most of his ice time with Sissons and Fisher.

Author: 0 Aftermath of Kabul blast that killed at least 90, left hundreds injured

Pakistan , however, rejected as "baseless" the allegations. The statement from Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said "the blast has caused damage to the residences of some Pakistani diplomats and staff, living in the close vicinity, and inflicted minor injuries to some".

Author: 0 Hunter Strickland Has to Go

Here's the video. Strickland hit Harper in the hip with a fastball, and Harper charged the mound. Go back to yesterday's boxing match between Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland , and notice how Buster Posey had no desire to step out from behind the plate and protect his pitcher.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo double helps Real Madrid to twelfth European Cup

Bale didn't get to start in Saturday's Champions League final, but went on as a late substitute and got to celebrate the title in his hometown as Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff . Juve center back Leonardo Bonucci drove a long diagonal ball towards the byline to set off a brilliantly skilful exchange. The Juventus fans in the 72,000 crowd erupted, ramping up the atmosphere that was already crackling under the closed stadium roof.

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

Pittsburgh's surge prompted Nashville coach Peter Laviolette to pull Rinne, who departed after stopping 21 of 25 shots with Juuse Saros taking over. The Predators are scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Saturday.

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

The New York Times broke news of Mickelson's withdrawal on Saturday, quoting the 46-year-old as saying: "As I look back on life, this is a moment I'll always cherish and be glad I was present". Open at Pinehurst and contended he with would leave the tournament if she went into labor with Amanda. 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.

Sport 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

Sasse wrote on Twitter that he wished he had immediately criticized Maher for using the term. Please @ HBO Do Not Air Another Episode Of Real Time With Bill Maher . And Ben Sasse & the audience chuckle along with Bill Maher's racism. I'm of the opinion that no joke, regardless how amusing you may THINK it is ( Maher is a amusing bastard!) is worth hurting a friend.

Author: 0 Real Madrid Win The Champions League Final

After substitute Juan Cuadrado was sent off, Marco Asensio rubbed salt into Juve's wounds as they fell to their fifth successive defeat in a Champions League final. Receiving a headed pass in the box from Gonzalo Higuain , Mario Mandzukic chested the ball down before executing the most delicious of overhead kicks which sailed into the net over Keylor Navas .

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League

Here we go! Two of the best soccer teams in the world - Real Madrid and Juventus - face off in the epic finale of the 2016-17 Champions League season. They came away as losers for the seventh time in nine European Cup finals having also lost to Barcelona in 2015. Leonardo Bonucci's raking pass was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Gonzalo Higuain kept the ball airborne for Mandzukic to chest it up and send a looping volley over Keylor Navas.

Author: 0 LeBron James Passes Reggie Miller on Postseason 3-Point List

Golden State finally warmed up after nine days off, while the Cavs had a six-day break since beating Boston in the Eastern Conference finals . With a big lead over Cleveland in the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals , the Warriors are poised to move to 13-0 in these playoffs.

Sport Mickelson won't play in US Open so he can attend daughter's graduation
Author: 0 Mickelson won't play in US Open so he can attend daughter's graduation

Open to attend his daughter Amanda's high-school graduation, according to Karen Crouse of The New York Times . Mickelson said he will wait to withdraw from the event in order to allow himself the possibility to play should some "unforeseen circumstance", like a first-round weather washout, allow him to make it from California to Wisconsin in time.

Sport Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal bows out, Sai Praneeth cruises
Author: 0 Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal bows out, Sai Praneeth cruises

In their only meeting before today's match , Praneeth had outplayed Wangcharoen 18-21, 21-14, 21-15 at the Indonesian Masters previous year. Nehwal's win means that three of the top four seeds in the women's singles draw have made it to the semis, with only Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon, seeded first, still left to play her quarter-final clash.

Sport Rain saves Australia against Black Caps
Author: 0 Rain saves Australia against Black Caps

The 30-year-old then came to the crease with Australia two wickets down and already well behind the required scoring rate, and he struck four boundaries in his 18 before popping a return catch back to bowler Adam Milne . Earlier New Zealand skipper Williamson won the toss and opted to bat. New Zealand were now 117 for two in the 16th over after a stand of 77 in 60 balls between Ronchi and Williamson.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy teams reassured over safety following Manchester terror attack

In test cricket, we've been able to reach the top with that mindset, (along) with a hunger to win. "I felt too much burden was coming on MS Dhoni in the past couple of years". Williamson is familiar with being a part of thrilling one-day series in England but hopes his team will fare better this year after squandering a 2-1 lead over England in a best-of-five one-day series in 2015.

Sport Isco, Bale may appear in Champions League final, says Zidane
Author: 0 Isco, Bale may appear in Champions League final, says Zidane

Gianluigi Buffon believes Chelsea will challenge for the Champions League title next season because of Antonio Conte's fierce desire to continually improve his team. "It is massively special for me personally, as it is where I was born, where I grew up", Bale told reporters at a club media day. "It was not just the gift of pure talent".

Author: 0 Hazard reveals why he won't join Real Madrid soon

However, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is unlikely to let go of his star players as the Blues will be looking to defend their Premier League crown next season. Writing in his column for the Daily Mail , Keown said: "I have enjoyed watching Chelsea and understanding their system". "I'm good here. I'm at one of the best clubs in the world and I think I'm gonna stay for a couple of years".

Sport Sports world reacts to Warriors' Game 1 domination of Cavs
Author: 0 Sports world reacts to Warriors' Game 1 domination of Cavs

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry played like the stars they are, the Warriors ' defense kept coming all game and the Cavaliers lost Thursday's Game 1 by 22 points. "We feel like we can shoot better", said acting head coach Mike Brown , who didn't single out Thompson. Not content to simply troll Warriors fans, Rihanna also focused her attention on Durant.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Can't Win in These NBA Finals with Fans or Media

Love was asked if the Cavs wanted the Warriors. They score and defend and just have something about them. When asked what was different about the Warriors compared to their two previous Finals , James was succinct. POWER FORWARD: Draymond Green vs. Kevin Love. "Since I've been in this league, it's hard to get to the playoffs, let alone march all the way to the finals ", guard Iman Shumpert said.

Sport Rihanna: LeBron James 'is still the King' after Game 1 loss
Author: 0 Rihanna: LeBron James 'is still the King' after Game 1 loss

Given the collective star power of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers , the NBA Finals were expected to rescue an altogether terrible postseason, making folks forget all about the blowouts, the injuries, the lack of drama that characterizes these playoffs.

Author: 0 Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 in for first NASCAR Cup victory

Dillon and his crew had a little fun celebrating on the infield grass afterward. Entering the race weekend, Earnhardt said the team "totally eighty-sixed all that stuff we ran last week". Those two Toyota cars may have been the best cars on track, but it was Dillon's Chevrolet that ended out front after leading just the final two laps.

Sport Rihanna Was The Real Star Of NBA Finals Game 1
Author: 0 Rihanna Was The Real Star Of NBA Finals Game 1

The Cavaliers' treatment of Durant was baffling, appearing more concerned with the 3-point shooters as he would race down the court with the ball. Add in the fact the Cavaliers committed 20 turnovers - James had eight - and it's easy to see why the game went off the rails for Cleveland .

Author: 0 Here's Who Rihanna Was Sitting Courtside With During Game 1 Last Night

The NBA finals continue on Sunday , with the Warriors hoping to make home advantage count and double their lead before making the trip to OH, next week. But people seem to think that the Warriors' Kevin Durant wasn't feeling Rihanna's presence. The Warriors won Game 1 by 22 points, despite getting just 15 total points from Draymond Green and Klay Thompson .

Sport NBA Durant powers Warriors rout over Cavaliers in Finals opener
Author: 0 NBA Durant powers Warriors rout over Cavaliers in Finals opener

LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 67 of the Cavaliers' 91 points. It's unrealistic to expect the Warriors to make every shot, but it was an anomaly that Klay Thompson made just 3-of-16 from the field. Pachulia had six rebounds in 14 minutes. "You can't be anxious about getting the rebound yourself". But I thought they got him going early in the game .

Sport Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game
Author: 0 Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game

Mourinho offloaded Mata to United when he was Chelsea boss, meaning it was inevitable that speculation of a possible repeat scenario would arise when the Portuguese arrived at Old Trafford . But he insists he is perfectly placed to make the breakthrough, especially with Spain's No. 1 and Argentina's No. 1 to learn from every day in De Gea and Romero.

Sport Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151
Author: 0 Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151

Medical teams were sent to the worst-hit areas to help prevent an outbreak of waterborne diseases. Mudslides have become common during the monsoon season in Sri Lanka, a tropical Indian Ocean island nation, as land has been heavily deforested to grow export crops such as tea and rubber.