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Europe · Liverpool

Liverpool and Real Madrid ready for Champions League final rematch

35% Left coverage: 69 sources
Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in the Champions League final in Paris. Carlo Ancelotti is looking to become the first coach to win European club football's top prize four times. The Italian's first two triumphs came with AC Milan in 2003 and 2007. Liverpool went on to become European champions for a sixth time by returning to the final in 2019.See the Story
San Francisco Giants · San Francisco

'I am not okay with the state of this country': Giants manager Gabe Kapler pens essay after Uvalde shooting

52% Center coverage: 68 sources
Giants coach Gabe Kapler plans anthem protest over U.S. gun violence. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp dedicates Champions League final to Ukraine people. Los Angeles Lakers sign former Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham to four-year deal. Jimmy Butler scores 47 points as Miami Heat force Game 7 in NBA Finals.See the Story
US & Canada · Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers reach deal with Darvin Ham to be new head coach

50% Center coverage: 34 sources
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Milwaukee Bucks assistant Darvin Ham as their head coach. Ham will have a daunting task to rejuvenate the Lakers, who failed to make the playoffs last season. The former small forward will now get to work with NBA stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis.See the Story
San Francisco Giants · San Francisco

MLB investigating pregame incident between Pham and Pederson, reportedly over Fantasy Football

Coverage: 17 sources
Tommy Pham was scratched from Cincinnati's lineup shortly before first pitch. Joc Pederson said Pham confronted him and slapped him on the face. Pham agreed to not play this evening, pending the results of MLB's investigation. Giants manager Gabe Kapler said the club reported the incident to MLB.See the Story
Europe · London

Chelsea confirms £4.25bn Todd Boehly-led takeover to be completed next week

64% Right coverage: 11 sources
Todd Boehly/Clearlake Capital consortium set to complete takeover on Monday. The deal was approved by the UK government earlier this week. It will bring down the curtain on Roman Abramovich's 19-year tenure as owner of Chelsea. Mr Abramovich was sanctioned over his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin.See the Story
Texas Rangers

Rangers rally in 9th again to beat A's 8-5 for 3rd in row

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
The Texas Rangers scored three runs in the ninth inning for the second consecutive night to beat Oakland 8-5. The Rangers rallied with six runs in their final three innings and extended their winning streak to three. Sean Murphy and Chad Pinder hit back-to-back home runs off Jon Gray for the A's during a five-run third.See the Story
Memorial Day

Video: Stormy start to Memorial Day weekend

71% Center coverage: 7 sources
For the past two years, California Roots was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the event is back and helping revive the Monterey economy. The festival goes from Thursday through Sunday, and features a variety of reggae, roots and hip hop artists. Hotel prices throughout Monterey have skyrocketed.See the Story
Shohei Ohtani

Angels might be without Shohei Ohtani vs. Blue Jays

Coverage: 2 sources
Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani is out of the lineup with back soreness. Manager Joe Maddon says the reigning AL MVP is available off the bench as a pinch-hitter. The Japanese two-way sensation said he felt a twinge in his back after throwing a pitch during the first inning.See the Story

Pressure mounting on Ricciardo as McLaren extend O'Ward deal

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
McLaren boss Zack Brown says Daniel Ricciardo has not delivered the results hoped for in Formula One. Brown also announced that their IndyCar team had extended their agreement with Pato O'Ward. The deal will include some F1 testing for the 23-year-old Mexican and a new McLaren sportscar.See the Story

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