Posts Tagged Spain

40 years later, Seattle and Portland still angry rivals

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Gonzalo Pineda knows what makes a good rivalry.

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Nishikori beats Bautista Agut in 3 sets at Barcelona Open

Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts during his match against Roberto Bautista of Spain, during the Barcelona open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Friday.

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Barcelona to meet Bayern, Juventus gets Madrid in semifinals

Bayern's head coach Pep Guardiola instructs his players during the soccer Champions League quarterfinal second leg match between Bayern Munich and FC Porto at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — In a pairing of coach Pep Guardiola’s past and present teams, Barcelona will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals.

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Nishikori beats Giraldo to reach Barcelona Open quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Nicolas Almagro, during the Barcelona open tennis in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s clay-court woes mounted on Thursday at the Barcelona Open with another loss.

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Possible reunions add interest to Champions League draw

Bayern's head coach Pep Guardiola instructs his players during the soccer Champions League quarterfinal second leg match between Bayern Munich and FC Porto at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

GENEVA (AP) — The semifinal draw for the Champions League could bring together some old friends and some old foes.

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