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Copa Del Rey final, FC Barcelona 3-1 Alaves: 5 Talking Points

Copa Del Rey final, FC Barcelona 3-1 Alaves: 5 Talking Points

The cup final, which will be the last competitive game at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon stadium, is their last chance to salvage a season in which they surrendered the title to Real Madrid and fell out of the Champions League in the quarter-finals, suffering a resounding 3-0 aggregate defeat to Juventus.



City eye top four boost to mark Zabaleta farewell

Guardiola admitted his side had been edgy after the break. Willy Caballero , Gael Clichy , Bacary Sagna and Jesus Navas are expected to be part of the summer clear out by Guardiola, but time will tell if they all go and whether or not Toure will be joining them.



Chelsea forget to wear black armbands during FA Cup final

Conte's cup curse then turned into a nightmare in the 68th when Chelsea went down to 10 men. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it", Wenger, whose future has clouded much of Arsenal's season, said on Wednesday.



Kevin Love doesn't think Cavaliers are underdogs

Thomas, who's entering the previous year of his contract and will make $6.3 million, is coming off the kind of season that could get him a hefty extension and says "that time will come". "It made me look back to see how fast everything can be taken away from me", Thomas said . "I didn't ever believe I could be Mike". In the process, Cleveland set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity.



Celtics star Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love chipped in 15 and Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39 points. Ruth had three homers in the Series , including one in the decisive sixth game. The Cavaliers basically conceded the East's top seed to the Celtics at the end of the regular season by opting to rest their starters in advance of the playoffs.


Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Irving re-emerged after halftime for 21 points in the third quarter. "We're right there where we want to be". Act III in this trilogy is overloaded with story lines, with the biggest being whether James and Co. Brown is the latest Celtics player to battle a hip ailment. James was the game's top scorer, in a game where the Cavaliers never trailed. The trilogy from 1954-56 began with the Red Wings winning twice in seven games, including an overtime win in Game 7 in 1954.