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8hDermot Corrigan

Corrigan: Madrid reveal Man City's gap to elite

Manchester City could have staked a claim to European royalty with a Champions League final berth. Instead, they were beaten by a Real Madrid side that hardly got into second gear in the semifinal second leg.

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18mDan Rafael

Khan: 'What beats Canelo, in my eyes, is speed'

There are many who believe middleweight champ Canelo Alvarez is simply too big and strong for Amir Khan going into Saturday's showdown. But Khan thinks speed, not size, is going to win the fight.

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2dAndy Mitten

Mitten: Woodward and United stay quiet

Having once been a 'leaky' club, the Manchester United of today are determined to control their message and avoid news getting out, says Andy Mitten.

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17hBen Jacobs

Five reasons Leicester won't sink next year

They may not defend their title but the future looks extremely bright for Leicester City, writes Ben Jacobs.

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20hLaurence Edmondson

Mercedes addresses Sochi conspiracy theories

Mercedes has written a letter to its fans on its websites explaining the problems it faced at the Russian Grand Prix and addressing some of the conspiracy theories on social media.

16hDan Kilpatrick

Pochettino avoids 'preventable' injuries

Mauricio Pochettino has overseen a period when Spurs players have missed considerably fewer days through injury than their rivals, and it is key.

21hESPN staff

Depay can succeed at United - Robben

Manchester United should give Memphis Depay more time to settle in the Premier League, according to Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben.

17hPA Sport

Vakatawa set to sign exclusive France deal

France winger Virimi Vakatawa is expected to turn down the chance to play Top 14 rugby and instead sign a new two-year deal contracting him exclusively to Les Bleus.


We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

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10hDave McMenamin

LeBron: Would be 'great' to play Heat in playoffs

The Cavs' LeBron James, who played with the Heat from 2010 to '14, said it would be "great" to play Dwyane Wade and his former team in the next round.



ESPN FC Podcast: Did the better team win in Man City vs. Real Madrid? Plus, Guardiola's legacy at Bayern. LISTEN: es.pn/1SPFxH2


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