Celtic took a giant step towards clinching the cinch Premiership title with an absorbing 1-1 draw against Old Firm rivals Rangers at Parkhead.

The Light Blues, beaten 1-0 by RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final in Germany on Thursday night, started positively but  in the 20th minute Portuguese attacker Jota volleyed past Gers goalkeeper Allan McGregor from close range.

Striker Fashion Sakala levelled in the 68th minute with a powerful drive but the draw keeps Rangers six points behind the Hoops with only three fixtures remaining – and with Celtic having a superior goal difference of 19 it would take a notable and unlikely turnaround to keep the title at Ibrox.

With such an important second leg against the German side looming, and the league title almost a forlorn hope, there had been speculation around Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s team selection – but the Dutchman chose

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SD Seals

The San Diego Seals clinched first place in the West Division and home floor advantage after defeating the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday night at Rogers Arena by a final score of 10-9. With the win, the Seals will now host the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Pechanga Arena San Diego for the West Division semi-final.

With the division title on the line, Saturday’s regular season finale was the third matchup with Vancouver. The Seals were able to score first and maintain composure and confidence throughout the back-and-forth match. A late comeback attempt from the Warriors fell short as the Seals were able to hold on to the lead in the final minutes to secure the win.

Goaltender Frank Scigliano made 39 saves in the game including nine in the final frame. Forward Casey Jackson led the Seals offense with three goals, while forward Austin Staats

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SAN ANTONIO – For San Antonio’s boxing fans, Summer 2022 can’t get here soon enough.

It’s been announced through social media, and confirmed with DAZN representatives, that Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez will defend his world title here in San Antonio on Saturday, June 25 at the new Tech Port Arena. Rodriguez (15-0, 10 KOs) will face Thailand’s Wisaksil Wangek (50-5-1, 43 KOs), who is known as Rungvisai, in a 12-round super flyweight bout. This will be the first time “Bam” fights in his hometown in over four years.

Rodriguez defeated Carlos Cuadras on February 5 of this year to win the WBC World Super Flyweight Championship belt by unanimous decision. The victory made “Bam” the youngest current world champion in boxing today. It’s also the first title belt for Rodriguez since turning pro back in 2017.

“I’ve always said that me and my brother are going to bring the big fights

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Leicester were crowned Premier League champions for the first time in the club’s history on this day in 2016.

Ranked as 5,000-1 outsiders to win the title at the start of the season, it looked like the Foxes would struggle to beat the drop never mind push on up the table under Nigel Pearson’s successor Claudio Ranieri.

But having lost 19 matches the previous season, City fell to just three defeats on the way to a stunning Premier League triumph under the Italian.

Leicester were deserved champions having won at both Manchester City and Tottenham, while an unbeaten run from mid-February proved beyond any doubt they had the nerve to finish the job.

In the end, a little help from the previous Premier League winners Chelsea helped complete their rise from relegation fodder to champions.

Leicester City 2015/16 Barclays Premier League Champions Parade

Leicester celebrate their Premier League title triumph (PA)

Second-half goals from Gary Cahill and Eden

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Flyer Invitational

Tuesday at Foltz Complex

Girls Team Standings

• 1. Saint Francis 188.5, 2. Stanton 83.5, 3. Clarkson/Leigh 81.5, 4. HLHF 66, 5. Riverside 41, 6. Twin River 37.5, 7. Neligh-Oakdale 14, 8. Madison 9.

Girls event winners, area placers

• High jump – 1. Kylee Wessel (St. Francis) 5-0, 2. Emma Yrkoski (Twin River) 4-10.

• Long jump – 1. Kelly Pfeifer (St. Francis) 15-0.5, 4. Tori Cornwell (Twin River) 13-4, 6. Josie Zach (St. Francis) 13-1.50.

• Triple jump – 1. Haley Munn (Riverside) 32-11, 2. Delaney Olmer (St. Francis) 30-1.50, 4. Nyla Kessler (St. Francis) 29-2.75, 6. Emma Yrkoski (Twin River) 27-7.50.

• Shot put – 1. Addison Schneider (HLHF) 41-0, 3. Kaylee Stricklin (St. Francis) 32-11, 4. Leah Kosch (St. Francis) 31-0, 5. Karley Vering (HLHF) 29-11, 6. Isabel Presiter (St. Francis) 29-8.

• Discus – 1. Arynn Spence (Stanton) 113-8, 3. Addison Schneider (HLHF)

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