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Sports Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico's Stall 40 for Preakness
Author: 0 Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico's Stall 40 for Preakness

The colt handled the chaos and noise of Derby day without issue and ran a near-perfect race over the mud at Churchill Downs. This year the Belmont Stakes is set to welcome Japanese raider Epicharis and, with other new shooters expected and some Derby rivals set to skip the middle leg, the third leg of the series is the one that will really test Always Dreaming's mettle.

Author: 0 Ducks use fast start to get back into series vs. Oilers

If the Oilers win, Tait will hang a poster from the tourism agency Explore Edmonton in his city hall, encouraging Anaheim residents to visit North America's most northern metropolis. 1 Goalie John Gibson got the Ducks through a late second-period onslaught. Perhaps it's just a matter of patience - Kesler was much more successful on faceoffs than McDavid, so it's not like he got killed in the match-up.

Sports I might play in defence for United against Swansea - Mourinho
Author: 0 I might play in defence for United against Swansea - Mourinho

The arduous season, which has also seen United reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and win the League Cup, has taken its toll on the team physically. "Man City contacted my agent, Barcelona as well were talking to my agent, but they weren't as interested in me as Mourinho". "All the time when we finish above them during the season it means City is improving very well".

Author: 0 Emre Can is very important to Liverpool's style of play - Jurgen Klopp

As is the case in nearly every post-match interview with Jurgen Klopp following a win, the Anfield boss was all smiles and took the time to appreciate (via Sky Sports ) what was a Goal of the Season contender from his number 23. I didn't think too much, didn't score too many like that. "I usually don't like to speak about luck but today we were very unlucky". If people think we have the three points against Southampton they cannot have seen Southampton this season.

Sports NBA Roundup: Warriors go up 3-0 on Jazz
Author: 0 NBA Roundup: Warriors go up 3-0 on Jazz

The Golden State Warriors (7-0) defeated the Utah Jazz (4-6) by the final score of 102-91 tonight. He put up 2017 postseason highs of 38 points and 13 rebounds , on 15-26 shooting. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.4 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 99.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting. When Curry enters the game with six minutes left in the fourth quarter after enjoying his usual rest, the Jazz just don't have the talent to keep a lid on the Warriors' offense.

Sports Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules
Author: 0 Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules

Cabrera had an MRI on Sunday, a day after he was hurt while diving to try to prevent a ground single by the Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna . The Mets recalled Adam Wilk from Triple-A Las Vegas to start in Harvey's place. Stanton is up to 20 homers at Citi Field, the most of any visiting player at the ballpark, and has six multi-homer games there. Harvey made 29 regular-season starts in 2015 but was embroiled in controversy in September when he said he believed he had a 180-inning limit ...

Author: 0 Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game

Matt Harvey is set to rejoin the New York Mets' rotation Friday at Milwaukee after serving a three-day suspension for not showing up at Citi Field for a game last weekend. "It's completely my fault", he added . All I can do is apologize for that, move forward, do everything I can to make sure that doesnt happen again, and thats what Im going to do.”.

Sports Isaiah Thomas Drops 53 in Game Two Win over Wizards
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Drops 53 in Game Two Win over Wizards

The Boston Celtics now lead the Washington Wizards, 2-0. Boston has won five straight playoff games since dropping the opening two games to Chicago. "She would have been 23 today so everything I do is for her, and she's watching over me so that's all her". "First of all, I said I was going to pay the fine before I even knew what it was", James said following Cleveland's 116-105 win in Game 1.

Sports Rohit Sharma returns in India's Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Rohit Sharma returns in India's Champions Trophy squad

The Indian Champions Trophy squad for the 2017 edition was announced on Monday and the sqaud consisted of the usual suspects as the selected banked on experience over glamour in their quest to defending their title in England. "In fact, his franchise was magnanimous enough in accepting our request to rest him". The BCCI delayed naming the Indian team because of its objections to a new ICC financial formula, which it says hurts India's interests by reducing its revenues from $570 million to ...

Sports José Mourinho says Manchester United could have 'closed' tie against Celta Vigo
Author: 0 José Mourinho says Manchester United could have 'closed' tie against Celta Vigo

Mourinho believes his side have a better chance of qualifying for the Champions League by focusing on Thursday's semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo . Rashford also had to be substituted, but Mourinho said that was a result of a problem he carried into the game. "The percentage chance of us making the final is the same as it was before the first game".

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova: Russian Beats Roberta Vinci On Return From Doping Ban

After winning her second-round match in Stuttgart against Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday, Sharapova said she didn't want to react on Bouchard's remarks. Having also been given wild cards to play at the Madrid and Rome tournaments, Sharapova must wait until May 16 to learnt if she will get a wild card for the French Open.

Sports Belgium worldwide wasn't surprised by Emre Can's wonder-goal for Liverpool
Author: 0 Belgium worldwide wasn't surprised by Emre Can's wonder-goal for Liverpool

Goal scorer on the night, Can celebrated: "I have never scored a goal like that". "I didn't think too much, to be honest", he added. "So we'll do everything to get the points we need, but it won't be easy". Can scored a majestic overhead kick to settle matters and ensure third-placed Liverpool took full advantage of rivals Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all dropping points over the weekend.

Author: 0 Sam Allardyce: Crystal Palace boss does not want favours

The score remained the same until minutes into the second-half, when captain Vincent Kompany made it 2-0 with a fine first-time finish from Kevin De Bruyne's cross. Martin Kelly attempted to head clear but succeeded only in finding Silva and he calmly tucked home his 50th City goal. He reckons Silva's best quality is his ability to keep possession under the fiercest of pressure.

Sports Blixt and Smith triumph at Zurich Classic
Author: 0 Blixt and Smith triumph at Zurich Classic

Smith's third shot bounced to within two feet of the hole on the 18th green and calmly sank the winning birdie putt for the title on the par-5 hole to defeat the duo of Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown on the fourth playoff hole Monday morning.

Sports Record defeat leaves Rangers striker Kenny Miller 'ashamed'
Author: 0 Record defeat leaves Rangers striker Kenny Miller 'ashamed'

Kenny Miller, who signed a one-year contract extension with Rangers on Friday, netted a consolation for the hosts (81). And ahead of the final league game between the Glasgow giants taking place in Govan on Saturday lunchtime, few outside Ibrox expect the third-place home side to deliver a first domestic defeat of this campaign to Brendan Rodgers' treble-chasing Hoops.

Sports Hull City 0 Sunderland 2: Relegated Black Cats impact survival scrap
Author: 0 Hull City 0 Sunderland 2: Relegated Black Cats impact survival scrap

Clearly, Manquillo has plenty of potential, his composure in possession, intelligent positioning and ability to get forward and support the attack ensuring that Atletico boss Diego Simeone remains patient and seemingly unwilling to sell. "Their goalkeeper has pulled off two unbelievable saves, to be fair, but you can't let a team that has just been relegated come and beat you 2-0".

Sports Ducks, Penguins advance to National Hockey League conference finals
Author: 0 Ducks, Penguins advance to National Hockey League conference finals

In this series they had not led in Games 5-6, with the exception of the final shot of the two-overtime win last Friday, and were 2 for 22 on the power play. There's no question the so-called "orange crush" of fan fervor over the Edmonton Oilers in the playoffs is at all-time high - and one adorable photo showing two fans posing with the team's captain is making the rounds.

Sports Eugenie Bouchard Did Not Hold Back When Asked About Maria Sharapova
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard Did Not Hold Back When Asked About Maria Sharapova

Vinci ended her barren run with a hold of serve and did so again in her next service game to remain on the coat-tails of Sharapova at 4-3. Sharapova's match against Vinci took place just hours after the suspension had been lifted. She paid for her mistakes, " Vinci said on Monday. "There is no reason why we should announce a wildcard before the others". "I don't miss her on the tour at all", Dominika Cibulkova said in April 2016.

Author: 0 Sam Allardyce warns Palace players about complacency after City loss

United face Arsenal on Sunday and are four points behind City in fifth, but their commitment in the Europa League, will see Mourinho tinker with the lineup. 'Quite simply David Silva is the wizard, ' added Belgium worldwide Kompany, who scored City's second goal. "So over the season, we were more inconsistent than consistent", he said .

Author: 0 Tottenham trims Chelsea's lead to 4 points by beating Palace

He will remain at Palace in the hope he can prove his fitness in time for their last match of the season against Manchester United on 21 May. We did that and played it well. "We know what Arsenal means, this game", Pochettino said. Crystal Palace will be at Selhurst Park for this game and the home crowd is a big advantage for the team because it makes it nearly impossible for the away side to feel comfortable.

Author: 0 Celtics Need Shooters to Shoot as Series Progresses

Washington's Brandon Jennings and Boston's Terry Rozier were ejected in the fourth quarter after each received two technical fouls. 26-0 run:John Wall , Bradley Beal, Otto Porter, Markieff Morris , Marcin Gortat (subs during run: None).

Sports McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag
Author: 0 McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag

He is about to complete his 10th full year as a pro, and it's been a reasonable ride. Sign up for the online chat with Col. Brandon Pearce, NGA's chief information security officer, May 15, 12:30 p.m. In other words, they've got some work to do to get back to their former No. 1 spots. World No. 2 and reigning FedExCup champ Rory McIlroy does battle at THE PLAYERS for an eighth time and has a 1:52 PM ET reservation in Round 1 with World No.

Sports Real Madrid into Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid into Champions League final

Meanwhile, Gareth Bale, Dani Carvajal , Pepe, Fabio Coentrao and Mariano will miss the game, with the first two being still on the sidelines and working to recover in time for a possible final with Juventus . "I'm convinced we can, if I wasn't I wouldn't say so". "The first 20 minutes of this magic night at the Calderon will be remembered forever", the Atletico coach said.

Author: 0 Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

Atletico needed to overcome a 3-0 first-leg deficit and appeared on course for a stunning comeback after early goals from Saul and Antoine Griezmann. The scorer of a sensational volley against Bayer Leverkusen to win the 2002 Champions League for Real , Zidane joined an elite group to have won the Champions League as a player and a coach when he steered Los Blancos to a penalty shoot-out victory over Atletico a year ago.

Author: 0 Ricky Stenhouse Jr For The Win at Talladega!

Last weekend's win at Richmond was deemed encumbered after his auto failed post-race inspection. Patrick, who didn't actually get to see Stenhouse Jr. After a tap from the No. 47 Chevrolet of AJ Allmendinger , the No. 24 Chevy of Chase Elliott turned sideways across traffic on the backstretch. Elliott was then hit by Joey Logano , and that contact caused Elliott's vehicle to lift onto Logano's hood.

Sports Countdown to UFC 211 full episode
Author: 0 Countdown to UFC 211 full episode

It was euphoria when the announcement became official about a year ago that Stipe Miocic would fight in front of his hometown at the Quicken Loans Arena. Living an "amazing" moment of his life, crowned by the recent arrival of his first-born, Dos Santos is even feeling a little ... musical. The trilogy was a near carbon copy of their sequel, except this time Velasquez finished dos Santos off in the fifth round after ragdolling him for most of the fight.

Sports Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win
Author: 0 Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid fans, sit back and enjoy one of the greatest performances and victories of this season. "Isco played as a number 10 and was fantastic". Zidane, though, warned against any complacency. All the people that had written Cristiano Ronaldo off will have that eggy thing on their faces.

Author: 0 Man City rout Crystal Palace to boost Champions League chances

But we have two more games at home and one more game to play than Liverpool ". "We look like the team we should have been for much more of this season". The first goal after 114 seconds was a awful defensive mistake for which Martin Kelly will take most of the blame but which should have been stopped earlier.

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry 'Interested' in Playing For Sixers

They can offer Lowry a five-year, $200 million-plus deal. Lowry will also need to compete with slightly-less-expensive players such as Jrue Holiday , George Hill, Jeff Teague, Rajon Rondo, and Patty Mills . Granted Kyle, along with National Basketball Association stud DeMar DeRozan , did bring the Toronto Raptors back to prominence. Labors that were, in large part, kickstarted by Bryan Colangelo - who now mans the Sixers' front office.

Author: 0 Vegas Play of the Day: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets

Parker went down in the fourth quarter, tried to stand, but couldn't put pressure on his left leg. Playing Game 3 with the injured Tony Parker out for the rest of the playoffs, the Spurs started well but couldn't keep an early lead with Leonard struggling for form.

Author: 0 Ireland captain defiant after England thrashing

William Porterfield hit 82 for Ireland, the highest score of the day. A fine, fluent 72 not out from Jonny Bairstow pushed England up to 328 as they batted first under morning cloud that broke in the afternoon while skipper Eoin Morgan and Joe Root also racked up scores in the seventies.

Sports Struggling Giants put closer Mark Melancon on 10-day DL
Author: 0 Struggling Giants put closer Mark Melancon on 10-day DL

The club did not announce a corresponding move and will play a pitcher short as Jeff Samardzija takes the mound for Tuesday night's game at Citi Field. "So let's be smart and make sure once we get this turnaround going, we're full force ahead". Even though San Francisco is already 10 games behind in the division and 7.5 games out of the Wild Card, losing their closer for any extended time could potentially derail any playoff hopes still alive in The Bay.

Author: 0 Lackey strikes out 10, Cubs beat Rockies 8-1 for DH split

The Cubs and Rockies were to each add a 26th player for the second game. Montreal Expos starter Pedro Martinez in 1997. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is partly blaming fatigue for its team's slow start. My last three games have been much better. I maintain full optimism still that the Cubs will win the division and represent themselves aptly in October, but for that to happen, more starts like tonight are a must.

Author: 0 Spurs' Patty Mills to start in Game 5

The Rockets began to pull away towards the end of the fourth quarter - courtesy 6 of 24 shooting performance by the Spurs in the frame - but clutch play by the aforementioned guard trio brought the Spurs back and forced overtime. During the postseason, the league issues the officiating reviews for all games within three points at any stage in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter, or the last two minutes of any overtime period.

Sports Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge narrowly misses bid to break two-hour marathon
Author: 0 Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge narrowly misses bid to break two-hour marathon

Two University of OR researchers told news wire Reuters they think humans can run 26.2 miles in less than two hours. The Breaking2 project comes from sportswear company Nike . Speaking trackside to Britain's Paula Radcliffe, a former three-time victor of the London marathon, Kipchoge said: "I hope next time. but I can say it's closer (possible) for a human to run under the two-hour mark".

Author: 0 Rashford going the extra mile for United - News

Henrikh Mkhitaryan was singled out for advice by Jose Mourinho during Manchester United's final training session ahead of their Europa League showdown with Celta Vigo on Thursday night. However both teams are still way behind the number four spot on the points table. We go with everything on Thursday, and when you go with everything on Thursday you can't go with everything against Tottenham and even when you go with everything against Tottenham it is hard.

Author: 0 Oilers stun Ducks with a late flurry to take series opener

ST. LOUIS (AP) - P.K. Subban had a goal and two assists and Vernon Fiddler scored with 5:05 left, sending Nashville to the road win in Game 1 of its second-round playoff series. It's also easy to forget that Connor McDavid had a rather rough Game 3, because he scored one of the sickest goals of the season, regular or post-, against the Ducks on Sunday night.

Author: 0 Bookmakers install Maria Sharapova as joint-favourite at French Open

The Russian clearly does not care what her fellow tennis players are saying about her and is just letting her game do the talking. Sharapova has also been handed a wild-card entry into the Italian Open in Rome next month. The decision to give five-time Grand Slam victor Sharapova a wildcard entry for this event, as well as upcoming tournaments in Madrid and Rome, has been questioned by a number of players, including her Italian first-round opponent.

Author: 0 Juventus veteran Gianluigi Buffon delighted to keep proving his worth

Monaco's free-flowing attack against Juventus' imperious defence, Monaco's young guns against Juventus' experienced old hands - defined perfectly, it seemed, by 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe facing 39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon. The two combined again moments later, with Buffon making a smart stop to deny Mbappe as he latched onto a low cross. It took the momentum away for Monaco .