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 >>
National Basketball Association franchise Indiana Pacers was stricken with worries and fear for their star player, Paul George, when he was carried off court by teammates halfway into the fourth quarter of the game with the Memphis Grizzlies this Wednesday.
A report from Indy Star indicated that the 24-year-old forward has suffered an injury in his left leg.
"I just felt it," George said. "I knew it wasn't nothing good. Just came off a screen and felt a pop. ... It wasn't a knee injury, but it's tough, you work so hard in rehab and have something else pop up. The good thing is, I know we've got a long summer and a lot to look forward to." more >>
Tim Tebow recently provided words of wisdom to the youth at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Wyoming for a K-Life ministry event Wednesday where he opened up about peer pressure.
Tebow, the 27-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner-turned-ESPN football analyst, spoke to the youth in the K-Life ministry, a Christian interdenominational ministry for youth and their families in Sheridan, Wyoming. At the event that took place on April 15, Tebow answered questions about various topics concerning the youth.
One of those topics touched on peer pressure, which Tebow had some unique insight about. According to the Christian athlete, giving in to peer pressure put people at risk of being nothing more than average. more >>