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Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final

Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final

The Portuguese superstar netted a superb hat-trick in Real Madrid's 3-0 Champions League win over Atletico Madrid as Los Blancos took a big step in qualifying for the final later this month. Midfielder Casemiro sent the ball back in with a bouncing shot and Ronaldo got ahead of defender Stefan Savic to nod it past Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak.



Kawhi Leonard expected to play Sunday against Warriors

San Antonio had faith in all of their guys and the game plan and stuck with it till the end. How does one go from being blown out in Game 1 at home, to winning Game 6 and the series on the road without your best player? That simply was not the whole story in this one.



Chelsea 2016-17 season: Moses impressive in players rating

Costa, Matic, Kante, David Luiz, Cahill - that spine is strong. The pair then impatiently waited, with club captain John Terry standing guard to make sure nothing untoward happened, as Conte fulfilled a further media commitment. Even as he nursed a thick lip and lamented his sodden suit amid the mayhem of Chelsea's Premier League title celebrations, Antonio Conte was already targeting his next trophy bid.



Isaiah Thomas lambasts Draymond Green for calling Kelly Olynyk 'dirty'

The best-of-seven series is 2-2 with Game 5 tomorrow (8 p.m.) at the Garden. Added Thomas: "It's a joke that [Green] said that". Olynk is a player that has a history of performing shenanigans like he did in Game 3. He's also likely to receive at least a one-game suspension, which could be a dagger for Washington . Yeah, he's averaging 14.7 minutes in nine playoff games this year.



NHL Playoffs 2017: Conference finals preview and predictions

But in the playoffs , it can sometimes feel like an eternity. Anaheim also swept their Round One series, taking out the Calgary Flames in four games. A replay from the camera embedded rinkside confirmed the puck had barely crossed the blue line. They had no legs. Elsewhere, Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots as the Pittsburgh Penguins punched their ticket to the National Hockey League semi-finals with a 2-0 win over the Washington Capitals.



Hamilton pips Bottas to top Spanish GP first practice

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the third practice session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. McLaren replaced his faulty Honda engine, and after Alonso returned to the paddock he was back on track for the second 90-minute session. In the last race, it did not start well and did not get any better.