Real Madrid traveled to Valencia on Wednesday for a La Liga showdown that was rescheduled from December when Real was playing at the Club World Cup. Entering the day with a one-point lead over Barcelona at the top of the table and with two less matches played, this was one of the two upcoming chances Real had to separate themselves from the Catalan club and really cement themselves as favorites to win the league. But at a loud, rowdy Mestalla, Real couldn’t get it done. Goals from Simone Zaza and Fabian Orellana carried Valencia to a 2-1 win, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring the sole Real Madrid goal. Los Blancos dominated possession and looked sure to score in the final half hour by pushing high
COMMENT Pep Guardiola chucked his coat to the ground. A water bottle quickly followed after. He paced around his technical area, rubbing his face and scratching his head. The team against which his Manchester City played would not be tamed; they would
By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation. Facebook has pushed to sign deals with owners of sports rights to live stream their games, going after an audience that competitor Twitter Inc is also trying to capture, according to sports media consultants. For social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, live streaming sports is key to attracting people since sports is one of the few types of content that people still watch live.