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Real Madrid assesses future after 'good season' despite Champions League exit

Real Madrid is not used to big losses in the Champions League.

The "Kings of Europe" are usually the ones rolling past opponents and lifting the trophies at the end.

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Title race over, Spanish league turns focus to 6 teams in relegation fight

With the Spanish league title already clinched by Barcelona, the focus now shifts to the drama at the bottom.

Six teams — Valencia, Almeria, Cadiz, Valladolid, Getafe and Espanyol — are within seven points of one another in a fight to see which two will accompany already-relegated Elche to the second division.

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Guardiola says his legacy is 'exceptional' even if Man City loses to Real Madrid

At times the pressure of winning the Champions League has seemed too much for Manchester City's players to bear.

Real Madrid, on the other hand, keeps on setting new standards in European club soccer's elite competition.

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Inter beats city rival Milan 1-0 to reach 1st Champions League final in more than a decade

Inter Milan reached its first Champions League final in more than a decade with a 1-0 victory against city rival AC Milan on Tuesday.

Inter had a 2-0 lead from the first leg of the semifinal and Lautaro Martinez's 74th-minute goal ended any hopes for Milan to stage a comeback.

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Star-studded crowd watches Victor Wembanyama turn it on late, hours before NBA draft lottery

Hours before finding out his likely destination in the NBA, Victor Wembanyama drew a star-studded crowd in his last regular-season game in France and delivered another game-winning performance in the fourth quarter.

Soccer star Kylian Mbappé and popular French actor Omar Sy were both on hand to watch Wembanyama put up 22 points as his Boulogne-Levallois side won 93-85 in a local derby against Paris Basketball. The 19-year-old French phenom — and much of the basketball world — then turned their attention to the NBA draft lottery in Chicago later Tuesday.

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Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets past Lakers 132-126 in West opener

Denver Nuggets guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was playing for the Los Angeles Lakers the last time these teams met in the Western Conference finals in the 2020 NBA bubble.

So, what similarities does he see between LeBron James and Nikola Jokic?

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Alcaraz stunned by Hungarian qualifier in early loss at Italian Open

Carlos Alcaraz didn't see this one coming. How could he have?

About to reclaim the No. 1 ranking, Alcaraz was pretty much pushed off the court at the Italian Open by 135th-ranked Hungarian qualifier Fabian Marozsan 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the third round on Monday.

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Novak Djokovic reaches Italian Open quarterfinals for 17th straight year

Novak Djokovic was in command from the start and never really let up in a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Cameron Norrie on Tuesday to reach the Italian Open quarterfinals for the 17th straight year.

Aiming for his seventh title on the red clay of the Foro Italico, Djokovic had his entire game clicking after struggling at times in the previous rounds.

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Nearly 80,000 celebrate Barcelona in victory parade for men's and women's teams

Nearly 80,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday to celebrate the club's Spanish league titles for the men's and women's squads.

Barcelona's men clinched their first league title since 2019 on Sunday. The women had already secured their title a couple of weeks ago.

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Pelé's mausoleum in Brazil opens to public

The mausoleum built for the golden casket of Pelé was opened for visitors on Monday.

On the second floor of a vertical cemetery in Santos, outside Sao Paulo, the mausoleum welcomes fans with two golden statues of Pelé; the floor is artificial grass; the walls are images of fans in a stadium; and there's an endless soundtrack of cheers, as if Pelé was still playing. The ceiling above the casket of the three-time World Cup champion is blue.

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