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Real Madrid's headcoach Zinedine Zidane leads a training session at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Friday, May 27, 2016. The Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be held at the San Siro stadium on Saturday, May 28. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
2016-08-23, Yahoo Daily News
Sportspeople can be a superstitious bunch - whether it's something simple like putting their left boot on before their right or something more elaborate,...
Enrique Pena Nieto, President of the United Mexican States, addresses the U.N. special session on global drug policy, Tuesday April 19, 2016 at UN. headquarters.
2016-08-22, The Guardian
Group of academics say 29% of Peña Nieto’s paper was material lifted from other works, including 20 paragraphs copied word-for-word from a book...
FourFourTwo: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane should be giving James Rodriguez more respect, says Faustino Asprilla. James Rodriguez deserves more respect from Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid, according to former Colombia international Faustino Asprilla. A €80million...
San Francisco Chronicle: The Arizona Coyotes hired DawnBraid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the NHL’s first full-time female coach. Braid worked part-time for the Coyotes last season and has been a skating...
The Daily Mail: Isco shared a video on his Instagram account of him scoring a backheel volley in training that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be proud of. Given the strike's quality, Isco's desire to share is understandable. ......
The Guardian: Some will accuse this column of shamelessly using an embarrassing story involving the Labour leader to further my political cause. They will be right. If you want to find outrage over how many empty seats there were on the 11am train to Newcastle on 11 August,...
Penn Live: In a way, Spanish football player Jose Barril has been angling for competition all his life. The timing is good then as the Harrisburg midfielder leads the CityIslanders into the next critical phase of the United Soccer League season. Barril has played a...
Public Technologies: (Source: Stevens Institute of Technology) Stevens Institute of Technology announced today that 18 new members have joined its faculty cohort for academic year 2016-17, hailing from such institutions as Stanford, Carnegie Mellon and UNC-Chapel Hill. 'We have...
The Washington Times: MONACO (AP) - SurpriseEnglish champion Leicester is in the pot of top seeds for the Champions League group-stage draw on Thursday despite being ranked 31st of the 32 teams by UEFA. Leicester joins defending champion Real Madrid and other winners of the seven...
Scotsman: Brendan Rodgers is determined Celtic will not be Champions League makeweights this season as they look forward to their return to European football’s top table. The Scottish champions are in the group stage draw, which takes place at 5pm in Monaco today,...
Public Technologies: (Source: PFA - Professional Footballers' Association) Tournament debutants Leicester will discover their group-stage rivals when the draw for the Champions League is made on Thursday evening. Monaco will host the draw, its glitz and glamour offering a stark...
Public Technologies: (Source: Borussia VfL 1900 Mönchengladbach GmbH) The eightUEFA Champions League groups will be drawn in Monaco from 18:00 CEST. Borussia find themselves in Pot 3. The 6-1 second-leg win over Young Boys in Wednesday night's play-offs ensured Gladbach have...
Arizona Daily Star: MADRID (AP) — Basque authorities say a prominent regional leader who was jailed for his links with the outlawed armed group ETA can*t stand as candidate in upcoming elections because his sentence bans him from holding office until 2021. ......
Scotsman: Celtic will be in Pot 4 when the draw for the Champions League takes place in Monaco on Thursday. Results in Wednesday night's final play-off round matches confirmed Brendan Rodgers' side will take their place in the bottom group of seeds. It means they are...
Goal: The Portugal international has been out of action since a premature end to the Euro 2016 final, but he said on Instagram that recovery was going well ......