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Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern

Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema’s goal gave Real Madrid a 1-0 first-leg victory over title holder Bayern Munich on Wednesday, but the nine-time champions may live to regret the missed chances in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern

Cristiano-Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo shook off his injury fears to make a winning return for Real Madrid against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Kaya rips Army

Kaya leaned on a strong second half to repulse Army-General Trias, 5-1, Tuesday night and extend its winning streak to five games in the United Football League at Emperador Stadium in Taguig City.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Football,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

David Moyes out as Manchester United manager

This is a Tuesday March 26, 2013 file photo of Louis van Gaal coach of The Netherlands as he watches his players line up prior to the Group D World Cup qualifying soccer match Netherlands against Romania at Arena stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Van Gaal is one of the potential full-time replacements for David Moyes as Manchester United manager after his firing on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. AP

It’s some feat to turn one of the world’s most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Defensive Chelsea holds Atletico in scoreless draw

Chelsea-Atletico

Chelsea’s defensive game plan worked perfectly as it held Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Martino defends Messi, takes blame for Barca fail

Barcelona's Lionel Messi kicks the ball in front of Atletico players during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has defended Lionel Messi from criticism for his erratic play during three consecutive losses, while acknowledging he isn’t “satisfied” with his own coaching performance.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Arsenal beats West Ham 3-1 in Premier League

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, center, scores a goal past West Ham's goalkeeper Adrian, left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates stadium in London, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AP

Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Arsenal beats holder Wigan to reach FA Cup final

Arsenal players celebrate their win against Wigan Athletic at the end of their English FA Cup semifinal soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. AP

Arsenal avoided Football Association Cup embarrassment against second-tier club Wigan on Saturday, coming from behind against the holder and winning a penalty shootout to reach the final where the London club will be looking to end a nine-year trophy drought.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Azkals impressive in 3-0 rout of Nepal in Doha friendly

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Brandishing newfound confidence, the Philippines produced a glittering attacking display to dump Nepal, 3-0, Friday night in an international friendly in Doha, Qatar and gift coach Thomas Dooley his first victory.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Football,Headlines | Read More »

Bayern beats United 3-1 to reach Champions semis

Bayern's scorer Thomas Mueller, center, and his teammates celebrate their side's 2nd goal during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AP.

Bayern Munich needed a bit of a wake-up call against a surprisingly resilient Manchester United team. Once it came, there was no stopping the defending champions from reaching a third straight Champions League semifinal.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Atletico beats Barcelona to reach Champion semis

Barcelona's Lionel Messi kicks the ball in front of Atletico players during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AP

Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Spanish rival Barcelona on Wednesday as Koke’s early goal guided his team to a 1-0 win and into the Champions League semifinals with a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Socceroo draws with Pasargad

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Team Socceroo secured a valuable point as it battled Pasargad to a 1-1 stalemate in a battle of relegation-threatened teams Tuesday night in the United Football League at Emperador Stadium.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Football,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Real Madrid reaches Champions League semifinals

Dortmund's Milos Jojic, right, and Real's Pepe challenge for the ball during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid in the Signal Iduna stadium in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AP

Real Madrid failed to score without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo and only just hung on to advance to its fourth straight Champions League semifinal after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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