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Context for Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning form.

Cristiano Ronaldo has always been a capable and lethal scorer, but his form since mid-January is another stratosphere entirely. What's changed?

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Ronaldo pleased with new 'power' boots

Cristiano Ronaldo's kit suppliers have got the thumbs up from the Portugal captain following the release of his new boots.

Who will win the race for the European Golden Shoe?

Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes take a look at the European Golden Shoe race and debate whether Mo Salah will win it over Leo Messi.


Scotland v West Indies

World Cup qualifier, Harare

West Indies in tense tussle for World Cup berth

Scenarios - How teams can qualify for World Cup

Five sides are still alive in the tournament, though some don't have their fate in their own hands

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ESPN The Magazine

The Dominant 20

The most formidable, awe-inspiring and downright dominant 20 athletes of the past two decades

In celebration of ESPN The Magazine's 20th anniversary, Peter Keating's crunched the numbers to find the most dominant athletes of our time.

The Dominant 20 Teams: All Blacks make the list, but who else?

Behold! It's our unassailable list of the most dominant champions of the past 20 years including the New Zealand rugby team -- but who else joins them?

Choosing ESPN's 20 most dominant athletes.

The formula that determined ESPN The Magazine's 20 most dominant athletes of the past two decades.


Celtics steal win from sloppy Thunder

Missing three free throws in the closing seconds, OKC let a sure victory slip away to the opportunistic Celtics.

Harden scorches Trail Blazers for 42.

In a battle of the NBA's hottest teams, James Harden pours in 42 points to lead the Rockets past the Trail Blazers, ending Portland's 13-game winning streak.


Harden won't be denied in bid for first MVP

James Harden stared down Damian Lillard and the Blazers and didn't blink, scoring 42 points in again showing he's the NBA's best this season.


Top players must have the ball in order to lose it

It is true that Alexis Sanchez often concedes possession, but that is not the reason for his struggles at Manchester United.

Man United fire sale: Who stays and who goes?

With Jose Mourinho planning a summer overhaul at Old Trafford, Craig Burley examines the futures of 10 Manchester United players.


Time for Arsenal to identify Cech's replacement

Petr Cech has been an outstanding goalkeeper for some time but at 35 and with his form declining, Arsenal need to move quickly to sign a replacement.

New Zealand v England

1st Test, Auckland

Stokes the key factor as Eden Park lights up

Ross Taylor is fit, while legspinner Todd Astle replaces the injured Mitchell Santner for New Zealand

Rain curtails Stokes comeback preparations

England's one floodlit training session was washed out on Wednesday, leaving Ben Stokes short of bowling practice ahead of the first Test

What have we learnt from day-night Tests?

What you need to do when you win the toss, and why black is better than green

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