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Neymar: This is my best Barcelona season

Atletico Madrid sealed the third automatic Champions League spot, despite only drawing 1-1 at Real Betis . But the referee spared himself the aggravation, deeming Samuel Umtiti close enough to get across and showing a yellow card; it looked a stretch, to say the least.



Celtics try to stay focused as Wizards get physical

He had a disgusting 0-for-8 first-half performance, but he put in a game's worth of perfection in the third quarter, including one of the best passes in the playoffs this season. Washington has been a dominant team at home this season, but has been lackluster at best away from the Verizon Center. "He had wide-open looks and they made an adjustment and I think we did a good job of figuring that out".



Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics, forces Game 7

Wall was in his fourth year of carrying the burden as franchise point guard. The Wizards called timeout and set up a play to get the ball to Beal at the top of the key. Markieff Morris was able to contest an Isaiah Thomas heave to seal the game. Beal led all scorers with 33 points to go with 5 assists. This season has been about so many things for Wall - from proving that missing the playoffs previous year was a fluke to showing free agents who passed over the Wizards last summer they ...



Spurs beat Rockets in NBA Conference semis

On Saturday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich confirmed that Leonard will play in Sunday afternoon's Game 1 at Oracle Arena. Could this be the first of many playoff battles between the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs? Instead, things went wrong early for the Rockets with Aldridge scoring 10 points in the first quarter as San Antonio dashed out to a 31-24 lead.


Sidney Crosby got OK from doc to play after head-first crash

Sidney Crosby got OK from doc to play after head-first crash

We might look back and suggest that this was, in its own way, a prelude to the Cup. Game 7 is Wednesday at the Verizon Center at 7:30 p.m. In Game 4, the Brian Dumoulin-Ron Hainsey defensive pairing spent nearly 10 minutes at even strength in Game 4 defending against Ovechkin's line.