Monday, May 3, 2021.
The editor on duty is Eric Núñez in New York until 2100 GMT. Alejandra Zúñiga takes over from that time in Mexico City.
MADRID – Sevilla want to continue their fight for the title by hosting Athletic Bilbao. A fifth successive victory would leave the Andalusian team three points behind the leader Atlético de Madrid with four dates to play. 300 words. Editors: in development.
NO PROVENANCE – Manchester City will host an exhausted Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, whose back is against the wall after losing the first leg 2-1. Coach Pep Guardiola had the luxury of giving key players a break this weekend as he has secured the Premier League title, while PSG remains second in France. 500 words. AP Photos. SENT.
MANCHESTER, England – Paris Saint-Germain will wait until the last minute to decide whether Kylian Mbappé will be able to play Manchester City in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals. 200 words. SENT.
BUENOS AIRES – The medical board called by the courts to investigate the death of Diego Maradona on November 25 concludes that the medical care he received was deficient and that he lay dying for more than 12 hours before his death. For the experts, Maradona would be alive if he had been hospitalized. 450 words. Editors: in development.
NO PROVENANCE – West Bromwich Albion is on the verge of relegation in the English Premier League after settling for a 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton. Meanwhile, West Ham visits Burnley in search of a victory that will keep him in the fight to qualify for Steve Douglas. 300 words. AP Photos. Editors: in development.
BERLIN – Hertha Berlin embarks on a 20-day stretch in which they will seek to ensure their permanence in the Bundesliga after a coronavirus outbreak in their ranks, taking a 1-1 draw when visiting Mainz. 230 words. AP Photos. SENT.
MANCHESTER, England – British police make a first arrest while working with Manchester United to identify fans who were involved in violence at Old Trafford during protests that caused the Liverpool game to be postponed. By Rob Harris. 300 words. SENT.
MANCHESTER, England – The English Football Federation opens an investigation into the failed attempt to create a European Super League and will seek to gather evidence from the six English clubs involved to determine whether to apply sanctions. By Rob Harris. 300 words. SENT.
MILAN – Almost everyone on the Italian national team receives their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine with a view to the European Championship, although they could have been exposed to criticism. Italy has lagged behind in vaccinating its population. 260 words. SENT.
—VALENCIA-TECHNICIAN: Valencia dismissed coach Javi Gracia, with the club just six points above the relegation zone of the Spanish League. 200 words. SENT.
SAN JUAN – A federal judge orders that the Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo remain detained without the right to bail after being charged for the death of his pregnant lover whose body was found in a lagoon. By Dánica Coto. 430 words. AP Photo. SENT.
UNRELATED – Three hard-fought grands prix, charged with fighting stance to defend positions and aggressive passing, have marked a vibrant start to the Formula One season. Veteran Lewis Hamilton chases the record with an eighth title, but has Max Verstappen on his heels. heels. By Jerome Pugmire. AP Photos. 500 words. AP Photos. SENT.
FORT WORTH, Texas – McLaren will have to follow through on a promise made by its CEO to give Pato O’Ward a chance to test drive a Formula One car at the end of the season if the Mexican driver were to clinch an IndyCar victory. By Stephen Hawkins. 440 words. AP Photos. SENT.
MADRID – The boy to whom Rafael Nadal presented a PlayStation as a prize after a tournament a few years ago will be his first rival at the Madrid Open. Carlos Alcaraz, 17, defeats Adrian Mannarino in straight sets to meet the 20-grand champion. By Tales Azzoni. 300 words. AP Photos. Editors: in development.
Today’s NBA Games Eastern Time:
Indiana en Washington, 7 p.m.
Orlando and Detroit, 7 p.m.
Golden State en Nueva Orleans, 7:30 p.m.
Portland and Atlanta, 8 p.m.
New York at Memphis, 9 p.m.
Philadelphia in Chicago, 9 p.m.
Denver en L.A. Lakers, 10 p.m.
San Antonio en Utah, 10 pm
HALL OF FAME-ALOMAR
COOPERSTOWN, New York – The Baseball Hall of Fame accepts the resignation of the board of directors of Roberto Alomar, who is accused of sexual misconduct. But Hall President Jane Forbes Clark says she will keep her badge as a member of the Class of 2011. 350 words. AP Photos. Editors: in development.
Today’s Major League Baseball Games, Eastern Time:
Milwaukee en Filadelfia, 7:05 p.m.
LA Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 7:40 pm
Texas and Minnesota, 7:40 p.m.
NY Mets in San Luis, 7:45 pm
Cleveland en Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.
San Francisco in Colorado, 8:40 pm
Tampa Bay at LA Angels, 9:38 pm
Toronto en Oakland, 9:40 p.m.
Baltimore en Seattle, 10:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh en San Diego, 10:10 p.m.
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