Real Madrid will host struggling Malaga at Estadio Santiago Bernabeau in the Spanish La Liga. The match is on April 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET.
Two points behind Barcelona as of this time, Madrid have pulled off three straight wins since their loss to the Catalans late in March. They thrashed Granada 9-1 behind five goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, before visiting Rayo Vallecano and leaving with a 2-0 victory. In their home clash against Eibar, Ronaldo, Javier Hernandez and Jesse Rodriguez scored for the Los Blancos as they comfortably collected three points.
With only a handful of matches left in the season, Madrid must continue to keep getting maximum points and hope that Barcelona stumble along the way in order to retake their place atop the standings. more >>
Arsenal continue their defense of the FA Cup as they face Reading at Wembley Stadium in the semi-final of the competition. The match is on April 18, 2015 at 12:20 p.m. ET.
Crowned as champions for the 11th time last year, Arsenal are level with Manchester United as the top two teams with the most number of FA Cups. A win over Reading will help them take one step closer as the most successful club in the competition.
Arsenal booked their place in the semis with a big 2-1 win over United in the sixth round of the competition. more >>
Chelsea try to extend their lead atop the Premier League table as they host the surging Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. The match is on April 18, 2015 and kick-off is at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Winners of their last six, the Red Devils now find themselves third in the league and hold a four-point lead over rivals Manchester City. They are only one point behind Arsenal, who are second in the table and eight points behind Chelsea with only a handful of matches remaining.
United have been impressive and have only lost three league games since November 2014. They have found their scoring touch and now look to continue their climb on the table. more >>
Barcelona will try to extend their lead atop the La Liga table as they host Valencia CF at Camp Nou. The match is on April 18, 2015 and kick-off is at 10 a.m. ET.
They currently hold a two-point lead over Real Madrid in the standings and with only a few games left in the season, every game is crucial.
If Barcelona wins over Valencia, they will extend their lead to five points and put pressure on Madrid who have a later kick-off time as they host Malaga. A draw paired with a win for Madrid puts them level in points to set-up a big finish in Spain's top flight. more >>
At least 15 Muslim migrants have reportedly been arrested by Italian police after murdering and throwing overboard 12 other migrants, Christians from Ghana and Nigeria, who were all on a boat heading to Italy.
BBC News reported that the Muslims were arrested when they reached the Sicilian city of Palermo, and were charged with "multiple aggravated murder motivated by religious hate."
Migrants from various parts in Africa travel to Italy by boat in large numbers every week, often resulting in massive maritime disasters. more >>
Kate Middleton is expected to give birth sometime this month, and preparations are ongoing in London in anticipation of the Duchess giving birth to her second child.
Parking restriction notices have been put in place outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth.
The yellow signs cite "Special Event" as the reason for suspension in front of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London and have been enforced from April 15 to 30, meaning the Duchess is expected to have her child by this date. more >>