How Nathan MacKinnon molded the Colorado Avalanche into Stanley Cup champions

TAMPA, Fla. — Nathan MacKinnon raised the Stanley Cup over his head and then lowered it to his lips. The Colorado Avalanche, a team he dreamed of playing for as…

Thibaut Courtois won Real Madrid this Champions League. It’s time he’s shown some respect

In the end, the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid was all about Sergio Ramos — again. And he’ll love that. Liverpool’s second shot at Los Blancos in…

Why the Champions League Final Was Delayed

PARIS — A logjam of fans that led to a 35-minute delay of the start of Saturday’s Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool was caused by people attempting…

PSG women are improving, but Lyon still rule France, Europe after winning Champions League

Imagine taking your mark at the start of an Olympic 100 meters final, just allowing yourself a half-second to glance down the line at your competitors … and you see…

Arsenal chose rebuild over Champions League, but expectations are high for next season

When Arsenal’s decision-makers met to determine Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fate in January, they made a judgement call far bigger than whether or not to release their star striker. In head coach…

Lyon’s Women Defend the Past in a Changing Champions League

They have gone, one by one, not so much swept aside as barged out of the way. Umea, the Swedish team that first brought Marta to Europe, the superpower that…

Harry Kane owns the North London derby and now Tottenham are a step closer to the Champions League because of it

LONDON — Harry Kane started this season seeking a move away from Tottenham, but he will end it spearheading a late surge for Champions League qualification. The North London derby…

Champions League Semifinal: Manchester City vs. Real Madrid Highlights

May 4, 2022, 1:23 p.m. ET May 4, 2022, 1:23 p.m. ET MADRID — And so here we are again, wondering if Real Madrid can summon the energy and conjure…

Arsenal’s Champions League return is within their grasp after big win at West Ham

LONDON — It has long felt as though Arsenal’s absence from Europe this season would provide them a telling advantage at some stage, and Sunday’s 2-1 win at West Ham…

Barcelona-Real Madrid Women’s Champions League clash breaks attendance world record

2:29 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona set a world record for attendance for a women’s match with 91,553 supporters attending Wednesday’s Champions League quarterfinal against Real Madrid at…