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Leicester Boss Craig Shakespeare Backs Atletico Madrid To Win Champions League

Despite laying siege on Jan Oblak's net, the Foxes couldn't force home the two goals they needed as Atleti advanced to their third semi final in four years. And that is why the nation has loved Leicester's fairytale and will be so sorry to have seen the final chapter played out at the King Power Stadium.


Auction tops $100K for base from Cubs' historic World Series win

Auction tops $100K for base from Cubs' historic World Series win

Dylan Covey (0-1) got knocked around in his second major league start, allowing eight runs, 10 hits and three homers over five innings. Fowler, who fanned in the first inning to fall to 8-for-57 with 17 strikeouts, worked a 2-0 count against Gerrit Cole in the third and then lined his first homer for St.


Andy Murray survives scare on return to the court in Monte Carlo

Andy Murray survives scare on return to the court in Monte Carlo

The British tennis maestro, a three-time semi-finalist at the tournament, posted a hard-fought 7-5, 7-5 win over his good friend Muller in an exhilarating second-round contest that lasted nearly two hours. He set up a match point with an excellent backhand cross-court victor as he retrieved a shot deep into the court, and clinched victory on his first opportunity when Muller hit a forehand wide.


Isco's 2 goals keep Real Madrid on title track in Ronaldo's absence

Isco's 2 goals keep Real Madrid on title track in Ronaldo's absence

The 21-year-old made a huge impact by setting up Cristiano Ronaldo's victor against Bayern Munich on Wednesday after replacing Gareth Bale for the final half hour. "We have to be marvellous and ideal", he said. "It is a relief to be able to take the three points, that is was what we wanted". Isco also refused to be bitter with Zidane and insisted that the manager has to make decisions.


Kevin Durant sits out shootaround, remains questionable for Game 2

Kevin Durant sits out shootaround, remains questionable for Game 2

After the 109-121 loss Sunday night, Portland Trail Blazers lock horns with Golden State Warriors in the NBA Playoffs First Round, Game 2 tonight. They combined for 48 points in the first half and finished with 75 points between the two of them, but got virtually no contributions from their supporting cast, who combined to shoot just 12-38 from the field for 34 points.