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Rauner blames Democrats for budget failure

This is a dereliction of duty on the part of the majority in the General Assembly. On day 700 of the budget impasse, the last day of General Assembly's regu...


Ramos, Madrid's 93rd-minute man, again a threat in CL final

This is the team's third final in the past four seasons. Juventus have not won the European Cup since 1996, and lost out in both the 2003 and 2015 finals to...


UEFA Champions League final : Juventus vs Real Madrid head to head (2013/14)

The Grammy Award-winning eclectic hip-hop group will be entertaining the Cardiff stadium crowd just before Juventus and Real Madrid meet in the biggest cl...


Real Madrid have 'date with history,' cannot rely on past - Sergio Ramos

KARIM BENZEMA: The French striker has had a lackluster season, scoring few goals and staying on the bench more often than in the past. For Real Madrid , the...


Real and Juve touch down in Cardiff for Champions League final

Juventus has improved a lot". There is no-one more deserving of a Champions League medal than Buffon and he will be hopeful that his side can do it this tim...


Penguins take 2-0 lead in Cup Final

Then it's way too much. The game was now tied at 3 and Nashville still hadn't given up a shot to Pittsburgh for 1 and 3/4 of a period. "You can't even put...


Wenger: Arsenal could make Mahrez move

Arsenal have hinted that they want to sign Riyad Mahrez . Mahrez joined Leicester from French club Le Havre for a reported £400,000 in 2014 and was instrume...


Buffon eyes final 'fairytale' with Juventus

A victory by Juve on Saturday would give Italy its first Champions victor since Inter Milan in 2010. "In 2015 we got to the final and deserved to but at the s...


Nashville takes 1-0 lead early in Game 2 vs Pens

An unheralded third round pick who grew up in Minnesota, Guentzel also sits directly to Crosby's left in the Penguins dressing room, a purposeful move by head c...


Gordon Hayward picks the Warriors in the NBA Finals

Game 1 of the 2016 finals was a little more competitive than Thursday's contest, but the end result was the almost the same as the Cavs lost by 15 points. ...


Zinedine Zidane refuses to reveal Bale decision

Every time we've had the chance to fight for a trophy, we've done that. If Madrid lifts the trophy for the record-extending 12th time, a team finally will have ...


Denver Post writer out after racially-charged tweet

Fernando Alonso was also a member of Andretti but his engine blew up with 20 laps to go. Just before he and McLaren CEO Zak Brown walked away at the end o...


Alun Wyn Jones not worried by criticism over Lions schedule

Incredible stuff from the whistler. It's a game plan that has come under siege on the British Isles in recent weeks, as local pundits and the likes of Englan...


Cavaliers face season-defining test in Game 2 vs. Warriors

James made eight of 20 Cleveland turnovers that led to 21 Warriors points, seven of them coming in the first half, the second-most in any half of his epic c...


Aviva Premiership Rugby stars ready to kick off Lions tour

The jet-lag may have been a contributory factor to a lacklustre performance against a side they were expected to beat by more than 30 points, but captain Sam W...


Warriors sweep the Spurs

It wasn't enough. The Golden State Warriors were the better team - maybe even if Leonard had played - and they were in control of this game the entire way...


Real Madrid lands 33rd La Liga title

Benzema wrapped up the win early in the second half. Real Madrid have their eyes set for a European double now as they prepare to face Juventus in the UEFA ...


Real will treat 15th European Cup final like a first - Ramos

While Real Madrid and Juventus gearing up for the Champions League final , not everyone in football is concentrating on the Cardiff showdown. The Portu...


French Open Day 2: Nadal, Djokovic and Muguruza win through

It was his first game under new coach and 1999 French Open champion Agassi as the Serb world no 2, broken four times by the world no 77, looks to halt a wretc...


After a dunkfest in Game 1, Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

LeBron James had a simple explanation for what stood out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals: KD. Meanwhile, the Warriors are 5-1 ATS in their last six games f...


England v Bangladesh - story of the game

Roy's miserable summer of scoring continued on Thursday when the right-handed opener was dismissed for 1 in England's Champions Trophy curtain-raiser agains...


Hartnett: Penguins' Guentzel Has Taken The Cup Final By Storm

Play was chippy throughout the opening frame as five penalties were handed out between the two teams, three for Nashville and two for Pittsburgh . Ten sec...


Down 2-0, Rinne's Slide Continues

The Penguins lead 4-1 late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after a three-goal flurry in the first 3:18 of the third period against Nashville . There hav...


Tiger Wood's arrest will have no impact on his marketability, feel experts

But the 41-year-old golfer has undergone multiple back surgeries and hasn't played competitive golf since he was forced to pull out of the Dubai Desert Classi...


Marco Andretti has 2 chances to bounce back at Detroit GP

Sato had the most defining race of his career on Sunday, passing three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves with five laps to go and holding on for the checke...


Andy Murray can complete French Open and Wimbledon double, says brother Jamie

He recorded a 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 victory in a thrilling encounter. "He is, in my opinion, one of the best players in the world when fit and healthy". Neither ...


Zinedine Zidane giving nothing away about Gareth Bale ahead of Cardiff final

The Wales forward has not played since coming off in the first half of El Clasico on April 23, and he admitted he may have rushed his return following an operat...


NBA Finals loaded with stars, historical implications

Golden State is a ideal 13-0 in these playoffs, matching the longest winning streak in postseason history. That draws defenders away from the basket. He fin...


Cavaliers need heart, fewer mistakes to recover in NBA Finals

In front of the home fans, the Warriors certainly came out like a team ready to erase the memory of and eliminate the sting from losing last year's NBA Final...


'Pirates' Reigns Over Worst Memorial Day Weekend Box Office In 18 Years

The pricey tentpole, with a $230 million budget, was heading for a $26 million opening day on Friday. Past year it was "X-Men: Apocalypse" that won the holiday ...


Saina, Praneeth enter semifinals

And finally, Saina taking control of the match again, saw her winning it comfortably 21-11. Second seeded Saina had no such problem beating the unseeded Yin...


Rihanna heckles Durant in Game 1, steals show

With the Oakland Raiders just across the bay from where the Golden State Warriors play their home games , it's only natural that numerous team's players ...


Champions League Final: Buffon looks to become oldest winner

The Champions League final is about to get very real for Los Blancos as they arrive in the city they'll aim for a 12th European Cup. "Now we have a unique op...


Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

They have shown that they have the quality against top flight teams, but injuries and inconsistency have kept them from contending for a major title throughout ...


Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals

As this highly anticipated rematch tipped off at last, the biggest difference from previous year was clear. "We could be a lot better than we were tonight but...