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Real Madrid became the first club to win five consecutive Champions League Final appearances with its victory over Atletico Madrid in Saturday's 2016 UCL Final in Milan, per STATS Football.

Real appeared in (and won) the final in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014 and now 2016, having last dropped a final in 1981, when the tournament was still known as the European Cup.

On Saturday, scoring commenced with Real defender Sergio Ramos burying one in the 15th minute.

Over an hour of regulation time later, Atletico winger Yannick Carrasco came off the bench to rocket a volley sent across the box from Juanfran into the roof of the net for the equalizer.

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw posted the best single-month WHIP by any starting pitcher (minimum five starts) since 1913, recording a sterling 0.52 mark over his six starts in May, per MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter.

Well on his way to a fourth Cy Young Award, the 28-year-old lefty went 5-0 with a 0.91 ERA in May, allowing just five runs (all earned) on 24 hits and two walks in 49.2 innings while striking out 65 batters.

Also impressive in April, Kershaw now owns a 7-1 record, 1.56 ERA and 0.65 WHIP for the season, with 105 strikeouts and just five walks in 86.2 innings (11 starts). He's gone at least seven innings in every outing and has recorded double-digit strikeouts in seven of his last eight.

During his most recent start, against the New York Mets on Sunday, Kershaw became the first pitcher since 1900 to have five or fewer walks at the time he recorded his 100th strikeout in a season, per Elias Sports Bureau (via SportsCenter on Twitter). 

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New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran recorded his 2,500th career hit during the fourth inning of Saturday's eventual 9-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, thereby joining Barry Bonds, Willie Mays, Andre Dawson and current teammate Alex Rodriguez as the only players in major league history with 2,500 hits, 400 home runs and 300 stolen bases, per Sportsnet Stats on Twitter.

Beltran's milestone hit was a solo home run to left field off of Rays pitcher Matt Moore, cutting Tampa Bay's early lead from 5-0 to 5-1. The Rays quickly put the game out of reach over the following two innings, extending the lead to 9-1 by the bottom of the fifth, which allowed Moore to pick up his second win of the year.

Beltran made outs in his other two plate appearances, and he was removed from the contest early due to tightness near his right scapula, per MLB.com's Bryan Hoch.

The 39-year-old Puerto Rican outfielder—who has 404 homers and 311 steals to go along with his 2,500 hitswas subsequently held out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale, allowing 26-year-old Aaron Hicks to get the start in right field.

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Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson set an NBA playoff record with his 11 three-pointers in Saturday's 108-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, becoming the first player to convert double-digit three-pointers in a postseason game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

With his team in a 3-2 series hole and playing Game 6 on the road, Thompson stepped up at the best time possible and drained 11 of his 18 three-point attempts (also a record) on his way to a game-high 41 points.

Though remarkable from distance, Thompson converted just three of his 13 tries from inside the arc, and he contributed only four rebounds, a block and a steal, with no assists and a single turnover.

Of course, even with his ancillary contributions minimal, Thompson was the key player in Saturday's game, with 19 of his points and five of his treys coming in a fourth quarter that saw Golden State outscore Oklahoma City by a 33-18 margin.

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias, 19, became only the third teenager in the last 20 years to pitch in a major league game when he stepped onto the mound for the first inning of Friday's eventual 6-5 loss to the New York Mets, per ESPN on Twitter.

The hard-throwing left-hander thus joined Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez (2005) and Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy (2012)—both of whom also debuted at the age of 19.

Prior to Hernandez, the last 19-year-old to pitch in the majors was Todd Van Poppel of the 1991 Oakland Athletics, while Jose Rijo of the 1984 New York Yankees was the last player to debut at 18, per Baseball-Reference.com (h/t High Heat Stats MLB via ESPN.com's SweetSpot Blog).

Widely viewed as one of the top prospects in all of baseball, Urias earned his call-up by dominating the competition at Triple-A Oklahoma City earlier this season, posting a 4-1 record and 1.10 ERA through 41 innings with 44 strikeouts, only eight walks and just two home runs allowed.

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Manchester United won just 19 league matches in 2015-16, tying a club record (2013-14) for fewest wins in a single season during the Premier League era, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Manager Louis van Gaal was fired following the disappointing campaign despite winning the FA Cup.

Van Gaal will be remembered for arriving at Old Trafford fresh off a semi-final appearance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup with the Netherlands and subsequently returning United to the UEFA Champions League in his first season.

Unfortunately, the manager's second season didn't turn out as well as his first, with United finishing fifth in the standings. As a result, the Red Devils are set to play in the UEFA Europa League next season.

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The Golden State Warriors have lost back-to-back games for the first time all season following Tuesday's 118-94 defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Though Warriors guard Klay Thompson had himself a night (26 points, five rebounds, one assist, three steals and a block), backcourt mate Stephen Curry made just six of his 20 field-goal attempts en route to 19 points while also sporting a disappointing plus/minus of minus-19.

However, forward Draymond Green was Golden State's biggest disappointment, putting up just six points with a plus/minus of minus-30.

On the other hand, the Thunder stars fared much better in nearly every way.

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If there is a record or milestone to be pursued in the UEFA Champions League, suffice it to say that Real Madrid already own it.

Ahead of their Champions League final rematch with rival Atletico Madrid, Los Blancos find themselves on top of every list that exists for the tournament.

Watch this video and behold just how powerful Real have been throughout this tournament's history.

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Following Monday's outing against the Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw had thrown as many shutouts (3) in the month of May as the rest of MLB combined, per ESPN Stats & Info

Of course, this isn't the only gaudy statistic Kershaw has churned out lately.

Not only is the man undefeated in May (5-0), but he also flaunts a 0.64 ERA with 55 strikeouts compared to only two walks.

For the season, Kershaw boasts a 7-1 record, 1.48 ERA and 19.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

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Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo grabbed a franchise-record 26 rebounds during Saturday's 99-84 Game 3 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers, joining Hakeem Olajuwon (twice), Tim Duncan and Dwight Howard as the only players to record 25 or more boards in a single playoff game—since 1984—per Elias Sports Bureau (via NBA.com/stats).

Those 26 rebounds bested the previous Raptors record of 25, set earlier this season by Biyombo himself in a game against the Indiana Pacers.

The old Raptors record for single-game postseason rebounds was held by fellow center Jonas Valanciunas, who grabbed 19 rebounds in a first-round game against the Pacers a couple of weeks ago.

Interestingly, Biyombo grabbed 20 of his rebounds before he scored a single point.