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  • Benfica's players celebrate winning the Portuguese Premier League title after beating Olhanense at Luz stadium in Lisbon
    Benfica beat Olhanense to clinch Portuguese … Reuters - 10 minutes ago

    Benfica clinched their first Portuguese league title since 2010, and only their third in the last 20 seasons, when they beat bottom-of-the-table Olhanense 2-0 at home … More »Benfica beat Olhanense to clinch Portuguese …

    Benfica's players celebrate winning the Portuguese Premier League title after beating Olhanense at Luz stadium in Lisbon

    Benfica clinched their first Portuguese league title since 2010, and only their third in the last 20 seasons, when they beat bottom-of-the-table Olhanense 2-0 at home with a double from forward Lima on Sunday. The 30-year-old Brazilian, a little-known journeyman until he joined Benfica two years ago, broke the deadlock …

  • Cardiff City's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on during their English Premier League soccer match in Cardiff
    Solksjaer plots northeast raid to ensure … Reuters - 28 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has labelled Sunday's Premier League relegation clash at Sunderland "a proper cup final" and believes two wins from … More »Solksjaer plots northeast raid to ensure …

    Cardiff City's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on during their English Premier League soccer match in Cardiff

    (Reuters) - Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has labelled Sunday's Premier League relegation clash at Sunderland "a proper cup final" and believes two wins from their final three matches will be enough to avoid the drop. Cardiff picked up a point in a 1-1 draw against Stoke City on Saturday to move up to 18th …

  • Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats drives against Dwyane Wade (R) and Chris Andersen of the Miami Heat during Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarter-finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, at American Airlines Arena in Miami, on April 20, 2014
    Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs … AFP News - 31 minutes ago

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener. More »Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs …

    Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats drives against Dwyane Wade (R) and Chris Andersen of the Miami Heat during Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarter-finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, at American Airlines Arena in Miami, on April 20, 2014

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener.

  • Kuchar holes bunker shot at final hole … Reuters - 32 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar ended a frustrating run of close calls in spectacular style when he holed a bunker shot on his final hole to win the RBC Heritage in … More »Kuchar holes bunker shot at final hole …

    (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar ended a frustrating run of close calls in spectacular style when he holed a bunker shot on his final hole to win the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Sunday. Minutes after three-putting the 17th from four feet, Kuchar responded emphatically by sinking a 20-yard sand shot for birdie at …

  • Jimenez wins senior debut but focus … Reuters - 34 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made his Champions Tour debut in style when he won the Greater Gwinnett Championship by two strokes over Germany's Bernhard … More »Jimenez wins senior debut but focus …

    (Reuters) - Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made his Champions Tour debut in style when he won the Greater Gwinnett Championship by two strokes over Germany's Bernhard Langer in Georgia on Sunday. A week after finishing fourth at the Masters, Jimenez became the 18th player to win in his first start on the senior American …

  • NBA: Reigning champs Miami open playoffs … AFP News - 38 minutes ago

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points on Sunday to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener. … More »NBA: Reigning champs Miami open playoffs …

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points on Sunday to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener. James made four of the Heat's 11 three-pointers and finished with 27 points and nine rebounds as the Heat seized the advantage in the best-of-seven …

  • Chelsea's manager Mourinho directs his team during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland in London
    Atletico looking to land another blow … Reuters - 54 minutes ago

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid sent Jose Mourinho packing without a major trophy in his final season in Spain and the surprise Champions League semi-finalists … More »Atletico looking to land another blow …

    Chelsea's manager Mourinho directs his team during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland in London

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid sent Jose Mourinho packing without a major trophy in his final season in Spain and the surprise Champions League semi-finalists are itching to land another blow on the Portuguese coach. Mourinho's Chelsea play their last four, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday against …

  • Aston Villa's new owner Lerner of the US watches from the stand during their League Cup soccer match against Scunthorpe northern England
    Villa owner Lerner to decide on future … Reuters - 58 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner will wait until the end of the season before deciding upon his future with the club, amid speculation he is looking … More »Villa owner Lerner to decide on future …

    Aston Villa's new owner Lerner of the US watches from the stand during their League Cup soccer match against Scunthorpe northern England

    (Reuters) - Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner will wait until the end of the season before deciding upon his future with the club, amid speculation he is looking to sell his stake in the English Premier side. British media have continued to report over the last week that Lerner is looking to end his ties with the …

  • England's Jack Wilshere reacts after being fouled by Denmark's Daniel Agger during their international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London
    Wilshere will be back and polished for … Reuters - 1 hour 1 minute ago

    REUTERS - Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere should be fit to return for the FA Cup final against Hull City next month and "just polished" enough to make England's … More »Wilshere will be back and polished for …

    England's Jack Wilshere reacts after being fouled by Denmark's Daniel Agger during their international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London

    REUTERS - Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere should be fit to return for the FA Cup final against Hull City next month and "just polished" enough to make England's World Cup squad, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Wilshere has not played since suffering a foot fracture playing for Roy Hodgson's England in …

  • Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3), center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, left, and forward Carlos Boozer (5) during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
    Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, … Associated Press - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this. More »Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, …

    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3), center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, left, and forward Carlos Boozer (5) during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.

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    Washington steals home-court advantage … Ball Don't Lie - 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    Washington followed Nene's lead in their series-opening win. More »Washington steals home-court advantage …

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    Washington followed Nene's lead in their series-opening win.

  • Alianza Lima, líder en el fútbol pe … Associated Press - 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    LIMA, Perú (AP) — Alianza Lima venció 2-0 a San Simón y se convirtió en líder único de la tabla al término de la décima fecha del torneo "Copa Inca", la primera … More »Alianza Lima, líder en el fútbol pe …

    LIMA, Perú (AP) — Alianza Lima venció 2-0 a San Simón y se convirtió en líder único de la tabla al término de la décima fecha del torneo "Copa Inca", la primera parte del campeonato Descentralizado del fútbol peruano.

  • Maria Sharapova holds her trophy in the winner's prize, a Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet, after defeating China's Li Na in the final of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on April 28, 2013
    Sharapova targets hat-trick of Stuttgart … AFP News - 2 hours 25 minutes ago

    Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy. "I've competed … More »Sharapova targets hat-trick of Stuttgart …

    Maria Sharapova holds her trophy in the winner's prize, a Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet, after defeating China's Li Na in the final of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on April 28, 2013

    Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy. "I've competed here for the last two years and won both times, so I have only positive memories," Sharapova told the Stuttgarter Nachrichten. "I don't want to miss out …

  • Caldas, Envigado, Itagüí y La Equidad … Associated Press - 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Once Caldas, Envigado, Itagüí y La Equidad completaron el domingo el grupo de ocho clasificados a los cuartos de final del torneo Apertura del … More »Caldas, Envigado, Itagüí y La Equidad …

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Once Caldas, Envigado, Itagüí y La Equidad completaron el domingo el grupo de ocho clasificados a los cuartos de final del torneo Apertura del fútbol colombiano.

  • Travis Snider, de los Piratas de Pittsburgh, derriba a Carlos Gómez, de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee, mientras Rickie Weeks se une a la trifulca entre ambos equipos el domingo 20 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Gene J. Puskar)
    Cerveceros ganan, tras riña Associated Press - 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    PITTSBURGH, Pensilvania, EE.UU. (AP) — Ryan Braun conectó un jonrón en el noveno inning para empatar la pizarra, y Khris Davis sonó otro bambinazo en la 14ta, para dar … More »Cerveceros ganan, tras riña

    Travis Snider, de los Piratas de Pittsburgh, derriba a Carlos Gómez, de los Cerveceros de Milwaukee, mientras Rickie Weeks se une a la trifulca entre ambos equipos el domingo 20 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Gene J. Puskar)

    PITTSBURGH, Pensilvania, EE.UU. (AP) — Ryan Braun conectó un jonrón en el noveno inning para empatar la pizarra, y Khris Davis sonó otro bambinazo en la 14ta, para dar la ventaja a Milwaukee en definitiva.

  • Australia's Simon Gerrans (L) of Orica GreenEDGE and Belgian Philippe Gilbert (front) of BMC Racing Team, seen in action during the 49th edition of the 'Amstel Gold Race', in the Netherlands, 251,4 km from Maastricht to Valkenburg, on April 20, 2014
    Mean, lean Gilbert eyes Ardennes th … AFP News - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    A new, leaner Philippe Gilbert stormed to victory at the Amstel Gold Race and then set his sights on a second Ardennes treble. But having done the treble of Ardennes … More »Mean, lean Gilbert eyes Ardennes th …

    Australia's Simon Gerrans (L) of Orica GreenEDGE and Belgian Philippe Gilbert (front) of BMC Racing Team, seen in action during the 49th edition of the 'Amstel Gold Race', in the Netherlands, 251,4 km from Maastricht to Valkenburg, on April 20, 2014

    A new, leaner Philippe Gilbert stormed to victory at the Amstel Gold Race and then set his sights on a second Ardennes treble. But having done the treble of Ardennes Classics in 2011 -- he also won the Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege -- the Belgian believes his new slimline physique and the strength of his BMC …

  • NBA: First-round playoff results - 2nd … AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Results from Sunday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven): More »NBA: First-round playoff results - 2nd …

    Results from Sunday's first-round NBA playoff games (all series best-of-seven):

  • Liverpool's Raheem Sterling (C) embraces team manager Brendan Rodgers after scoring a goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City, at Carrow Road in Norwich, on April 20, 2014
    Liverpool ready for Chelsea clash, Rodgers … AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Brendan Rodgers is confident his Liverpool players possess the necessary ingredients to get the better of title rivals Chelsea when the two teams meet at Anfield this … More »Liverpool ready for Chelsea clash, Rodgers …

    Liverpool's Raheem Sterling (C) embraces team manager Brendan Rodgers after scoring a goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City, at Carrow Road in Norwich, on April 20, 2014

    Brendan Rodgers is confident his Liverpool players possess the necessary ingredients to get the better of title rivals Chelsea when the two teams meet at Anfield this weekend. Liverpool will go into that game five points ahead of Jose Mourinho's side following their 3-2 win at Norwich City on Sunday, which followed an …

  • El brasileño Nené Hilario, izquierda, de los Wizards de Washington, impide el paso de Carlos Boozer, de los Bulls de Chicago, en la primera mitad del encuentro con que inicia esta serie de primera ronda de la NBA en Chicago, el domingo 20 de abril de 2014. El brasileño anotó 24 tantos en el triunfo de los Wizards por 102-93. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
    Nené y Wizards, sin pánico escénico, … Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Desde la medianoche anterior, Nené comenzó a pensar con insistencia en cuál sería el resultado del primer partido de playoffs de los Wizards en seis años. … More »Nené y Wizards, sin pánico escénico, …

    El brasileño Nené Hilario, izquierda, de los Wizards de Washington, impide el paso de Carlos Boozer, de los Bulls de Chicago, en la primera mitad del encuentro con que inicia esta serie de primera ronda de la NBA en Chicago, el domingo 20 de abril de 2014. El brasileño anotó 24 tantos en el triunfo de los Wizards por 102-93. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    CHICAGO (AP) — Desde la medianoche anterior, Nené comenzó a pensar con insistencia en cuál sería el resultado del primer partido de playoffs de los Wizards en seis años. En sus sueños más optimistas, probablemente imaginó algo así.

  • Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa (C), pictured prior to the French Ligue 1 match Montpellier vs Marseille, at the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France, on April 11, 2014
    Marseille agree Bielsa deal AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Slumping French giants Marseille announced Monday that they have reached "an agreement in principle" with Marcelo Bielsa to take over as coach. The 58-year-old Argentine, … More »Marseille agree Bielsa deal

    Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa (C), pictured prior to the French Ligue 1 match Montpellier vs Marseille, at the Mosson stadium in Montpellier, southern France, on April 11, 2014

    Slumping French giants Marseille announced Monday that they have reached "an agreement in principle" with Marcelo Bielsa to take over as coach. The 58-year-old Argentine, who has coached Chile and Athletic Bilbao, has long been the longtime favourite to succeed caretaker boss Jose Anigo. "There is an agreement in principle …