Thursday, May 9, 2013
Wigan's Premier League survival hopes took a major hit by losing 3-2 at home to Swansea on Tuesday, while Manchester City secured its place in next season's Champions League with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
John O'Shea scored a second-half equalizer as 10-man Sunderland rescued a 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City on Monday that moved them three points clear of the Premier League relegation zone.
Real Sociedad's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in a decade suffered a setback when they surrendered the lead and lost 2-1 at fellow European hopefuls Getafe in La Liga on Monday.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Juventus claimed the Italian titles respectively on Sunday as two more of Europe's top leagues were decided.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo headed in two goals to help Real Madrid beat Valladolid 4-3 in the Spanish league on Saturday, but the entertaining win was overshadowed by growing dissatisfaction with coach Jose Mourinho for criticizing the club.
Arsene Wenger believes the momentum is now with Arsenal in the battle to claim a place in next season's Champions League.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
National Football League linebacker Daryl Washington of the Arizona Cardinals was arrested Friday on two counts of aggravated assault.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung amassed tens of millions of dollars in unexplained deposits, prosecutors said Friday after a Hong Kong court rejected an attempt to have his money-laundering case thrown out.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter dropped a hint he plans to stand again for another 4-year term as the head of world soccer's governing body during a speech to AFC delegates in Malaysia on Friday.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Bayern Munich stormed fortress Nou Camp to claim a berth in the first all-German Champions League final when they routed Barcelona 3-0 on Wednesday for a crushing 7-0 aggregate success that saw them hailed as the new kings of Europe.