Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MADRID Real Madrid showed they remain a potent force on Sunday as their reunited attacking trident steered them to an emphatic home victory that belied the reigning champions' lowly fourth place in La Liga, 19 points behind leaders Barcelona.
MADRID It is easy to forget how talented Lionel Messi is when the Barcelona forward performs at such a consistently high level that you simply expect him to work wonders in every match.
MADRID Since the start of the season La Liga leaders Barcelona have been flying, but the same is not true for striker Luis Suarez.
MADRID Real Madrid's 1-0 defeat by Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday was greeted by boos and jeers from the Santiago Bernabeu and plunged the Spanish champions further into crisis.
MADRID After producing a sensational comeback from two goals down to beat Real Sociedad 4-2 on Sunday, Barcelona sit nine points clear at the top of La Liga and everything in their garden looks rosy again.
MADRID Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos said the Spanish champions cannot defend their title and are fighting to finish in La Liga's top four after their defeat to Villarreal on Saturday.
The form table suggests Liverpool have realistic hopes of disrupting Manchester City's waltz towards the Premier League title when they meet on Sunday, although they must quickly learn how to cope without Philippe Coutinho.
BARCELONA Troubled Spanish champions Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 draw with third tier Numancia on Wednesday but qualified for the King's Cup quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate.
BARCELONA Sevilla will report Manchester United to European football governming body UEFA for not offering their fans enough tickets for the Champions League last 16 second leg at Old Trafford, the Spanish club said in a statement Wednesday.
BARCELONA, Jan 10 Manchester United have raised ticket prices for Sevilla fans by 35 pounds ($47) for the Champions League last 16 tie at Old Trafford to subsidise the cost of their supporters' trip to Spain for the first leg.
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