3 reasons why Real Madrid beat Liverpool in Champions League final

Never rule out Real Madrid in this competition. Exactly eight months after a group-stage defeat to Sheriff Tiraspol seemed to signal the end of an era for the Spanish giants, Carlo Ancelotti’s experienced side overcame Liverpool in the Champions League final with a 1-0 win. The victory marks Real Madrid’s record-extending 14th European Cup success. […]

Stuff of legend: Why Real Madrid's Champions League run will never be replicated

Real Madrid couldn’t get the ball out of their own end, facing 10 shots in the first half alone. Thibaut Courtois made a series of acrobatic saves just to keep the match goalless. And yet, Madrid were precisely where they wanted to be. Liverpool outplayed their rivals for large parts of Saturday’s Champions League final, […]

Everything you need to know about the Champions League final

This season’s Champions League final, a rematch of the 2018 edition in which Real Madrid bested Liverpool, is finally here. Get ready for Saturday’s match with theScore’s comprehensive preview package. The lowdown ? Who: Liverpool vs. Real Madrid When: Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. ET Where: Stade de France (Saint-Denis, France) Referee: Clement Turpin […]

Champions League final: Preview, prediction for Liverpool-Real Madrid clash

It’s here. This Saturday, the globe’s attention turns to the Parisian suburbs, where Real Madrid and Liverpool meet in the Champions League final. Here’s a breakdown of the much-anticipated contest, along with a predicted outcome. There’s a tendency to bow to the mysticism of Real Madrid. Rather than explaining their escape acts and their opponents’ […]

Brown, 2nd-half revival put C's 1 win from Finals

1:04 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — The Celtics found themselves trailing the Heat by five, on the road, at halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night. And yet, the Celtics felt just fine. They couldn’t have played much worse in the first half, committing 10 turnovers and giving up nine […]

Goodell: Changes to Pro Bowl being considered

ATLANTA — NFL owners are discussing the future of the Pro Bowl at this week’s league meetings. The league has spoken to players and NFL teams and is now exploring alternatives to the weeklong Pro Bowl celebration, which could include the elimination of the traditional tackle game, commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Tuesday. No vote is […]

Bulls' Lavine has successful left knee surgery

5:38 PM ET Jamal CollierESPN Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The team announced the surgery was successful and that LaVine is expected to make a full recovery. LaVine, who will become an unrestricted free agent this summer, managed discomfort in his knee […]

Report: Pogba considering offer to return to Juventus

History could repeat itself for Paul Pogba. The French midfielder is considering an offer to reunite with Juventus after his Manchester United contract expires at the end of June, reports Rob Dawson of ESPN. Pogba left United for Juventus in 2012, establishing himself as an elite midfielder during a spell in Italy that lasted until […]