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Always Dreaming Wins Derby


Starting at 2:30 p.m. ET, NBC will run Derby coverage from Louisville, leading up to the race's start, with a post time scheduled for 6:34 p.m. Between them, he and Velazquez were two-for-63 in the fabled race that kicks off the coveted treble completed by the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Read More »

BCCI clears India's participation in Champions Trophy

Young Manish Pandey in the team will add on to the batting strength. The team has some dependable all-rounders like Yuvraj Singh , Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin . "I told them India would be in danger of not playing any worldwide cricket for eight years". Hardik Pandya: Mumbai Indians player Pandya bagged the seam-bowling allrounder's spot. Read More »

Durant and Warriors poised for Conference Finals after downing Jazz


The Warriors, however, will be looking for another win after two convincing victories in Games 1 and 2. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit (0-123). Curry registered 23 points on a subpar 6-of-20 shooting night. Durant and Curry combined for 22 of Golden State's final 24 points to bury the Jazz for good. Read More »

Andy Robertson says Hull need to 'dig deep' after disappointing Sunderland loss

United, who travel to Arsenal , and Liverpool , who host Southampton, are both in action on Sunday. With two relegation spots yet to be decided and six teams still mathematically able to go down, Britton spoke of how the Swansea players not only want a good following at Sunderland, but also hope to reward the fans for their support during a hard season. Read More »

Leon's Hatty Powers Oilers Romp in Game 6

Ryan Getzlaf pointed out exactly to when things started to go wrong in the Anaheim Ducks' 7-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday in Game 6 of their Western Conference semifinal series. "It probably didn't come with a lot of fanfare that I was put there, so I wanted to prove that I could contribute in that spot". "It showed we weren't going to get back on our heels and possibly let them get back into the hockey game". Read More »

Nadal's debut in Madrid delayed because of ear infection


Nadal said the infection was "nothing important" but was a "little bit painful". Fourth seed Nadal will open his campaign against the victor of R1 clash between Portugal's Joao Sousa and Italy's Fabio Fognini and is expected to face Australia's Nick Kyrgios (16th seed) as early as in the third round. Read More »

Poor officiating not the reason Celtics lost to Wizards

How good a job did the Celtics do of executing their offense and knocking in their good looks during this stretch? It was an impressive individual performance by Beal, but unless he makes 15 three-pointers in a game or puts Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk on a poster with a 360-degree dunk, nothing the shooting guard does for the remainder of the series will top his shameless flop in Game 3. Read More »

Joshua stops Klitschko in epic heavyweight title fight


The former heavyweight ruler tottered around, his legs deserting him as Joshua heaved left and rights until he fell. The fight attracted a gate that had not been matched for a British show since Len Harvey fought Jock McAvoy for the British light-heavyweight title at another London venue, White City, in 1939. Read More »

Harvey suspended by Mets

No matter why Matt Harvey was suspended, it's certainly been a messy season for the New York Mets. And Terry Collins was still as star-struck about Harvey as a lot of us in NY were when the kid first came along with a fastball he seemingly could throw past the world, ready-made for the big-city spotlight. Read More »

Taylor set to quit Leeds after refusing to play


He has been linked with Liverpool and West Brom. Monk said: "All credit to him". As a natural left-footer who has played in that position for over 100 Leeds games, as well as out on loan at five clubs, Taylor's experience, price and potential to improve makes him an attractive option for Premier League clubs. Read More »

Key trends from Golden State's up and down Game 3 win


It takes four flagrant foul points to earn an automatic one-game suspension, such as the one Green served in Game 5 of the NBA Finals previous year. It allowed the Warriors to seize momentum in the fourth quarter. He has to play like he did last night in every single game of the NBA Finals (if they get there) in order to be crowned a champion. Read More »

Sharapova gets lukewarm welcome after 15-month doping ban

Speaking to BBC Sport , former world number one Sharapova said: "If I get the opportunity to be in a draw then I will take it". "This is the best feeling in the world", Sharapova said while holding back tears after the match. She will however have to climb the world rankings once again and the decision to grant Sharapova a wildcard to participate at events will be decided by tournament organizers, rather than the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City best in Premier League at creating chances

We had more. Football at the highest level, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, they create enough chances. "The others, no chance", the 46-year-old said. The Eagles managed to hold on until half-time with only a one goal deficit, despite City dominating the game, but the hosts came out in the second half with more meaning to their play and Vincent Kompany doubled the lead with a stunning finish. Read More »

Chelsea beat Everton 3-0; Manchester clubs stumble


A brilliant strike from Pedro in the 66th minute broke the deadlock and then goals from skipper Gary Cahill and substitute Willian made sure of the three points for Antonio Conte's side. We'll look to end the season positively and push on next season. "I m buzzing with that, it s a huge result for us". To win at Everton is not easy. Read More »

UTEP All-American Aaron Jones Selected by Green Bay in NFL Draft


That was true before and during Thursday night's proceedings. The three Bulls drafted marked the most since three were taken in the 2013 draft. This is the second running back for the Packers in this year's draft. Jones might even have something to say about that as he might have a key pick that decides things one way or another. And since he likely had multiple players rated fairly evenly at positions of need remaining on his draft board at 29, he knew he could trade down and still have ... Read More »

Wizards use 26-0 run to rout Celtics, even series

Once play resumed in the third quarter, Washington beat Boston into submission behind the stellar play of Wall and Bradley Beal. Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) dribbles past Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41), of Canada, and Avery Bradley (0) during the first half in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Washington . Read More »

Real Madrid's 'special connection' with Champions League

James Rodriguez scored from Lucas Vazquez's pull-back, before Rodriguez headed in a second shortly afterwards. "It doesn't matter what Barcelona does, we have to focus on our matches ". Before the Argentinean instilled his brand of one-for-all football into Atletico, there were three certainties in the life of a Rojiblanco season-ticket holder: death, taxes and losing to Real Madrid. Read More »

Bouchard beats fallen idol Sharapova in Madrid


Bouchard called out Sharapova in April, saying the Russian should be "banned for life" after being suspended for a doping violation. "I think in terms of a game style, there's a little bit of similarities to who I played today: very aggressive, inside the court, takes the ball on the rise, doesn't give you much time", Sharapova said. Read More »

Mourinho: Why I Lost Temper With Wenger On Touchline

We have four games left that we need to approach in the same way as today. "And during the game I didn't like what I never like, he puts too much pressure on the fourth official", he added. "It is important to be in it for many reasons, to grow and to enjoy the big moments". We needed to rest players. Hi everyone , Obviously, our game this weekend has had a disappointing result, but once again I prefer to take the positive side. Read More »

Chapecoense win state title six months after air tragedy


Nineteen Chapecoense players and 24 club officials died on November 28 when the team's plane crashed into a mountainside in Colombia. Chapecoense successfully defended its Santa Catarina state league title on Sunday, despite a 1-0 defeat at home against Avai. Read More »

Chelsea could own the EPL title on Friday


Costa gave Chelsea a deserved lead after a dominant opening to the game, finishing off a fine pass from Cesc Fabregas, via a touch off Cesar Azpilicueta . Chelsea will likely field the same starting XI as today, unless Kante is available, but there is no need to rush him back with the FA Cup final on the horizon. Read More »

Mata: United haven't given up on top four

As Neville not-so-subtly highlighted on Sky Sports Monday Night Football, the problem with United this season has been the amount of draws they've accumulated against teams from the bottom half of the table, or as Neville referred to - the stupid teams. Read More »

Joshua vs Fury: Heavyweight battle of Britain on the cards

He also called out fellow Brit Tyson Fury after the fight, and Ortiz thinks this proves Joshua has no intentions of fighting him. "To me, Klitschko let him off the hook". But as in any bloodsport, a boxer is only as good as his last fight. "It was an excellent fight, very entertaining and enjoyable and I was screaming for AJ to smash him", Fury said. Read More »

Valtteri Bottas wins his first Formula One Grand Prix

Bottas had a mixed start to the season, having been recruited by Mercedes from Williams in January to replace the world champion Nico Rosberg who retired after wining the title past year. "This weekend was not reliability" he said. "Ultimately I was not quick enough, I could not put the vehicle where I was comfortable, and then in the race it was overheating so I just had to settle for fourth". Read More »

Tony Parker out for season with torn quadriceps


Parker departed with 8:43 remaining. Team-mate Manu Ginobili said on Wednesday that Parker had been unable to place any weight on his injured left leg. The Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge , who scored 26 points, shoots over Clint Capela and James Harden . We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. Read More »

Pep plans spending spree to buy goals

David Silva returned to the City side on Saturday in the 5-0 victory Crystal Palace after missing the last two games through injury and put in a hugely influential performance. 'As much quality as we have in the team, there is only David that can pick certain passes and I think he sets the tone with that'. The others, no chance. Read More »

Mohammed Shami: I've lost weight and worked on my weaknesses


While Rohit sustained a thigh injury during the One Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand in October past year Shami's last appearance in ODIs was in the 2015 World Cup semi-finals. Manish Pandey also finds a place in the squad . India, who beat England in the 2013 final, take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening game on June 4. Read More »

Cleveland Browns trade up to select Houston CB Howard Wilson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Howard with the 19th pick in the first ro. But that isn't going to stop me from making a snap judgment on the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Markman added that while the later rounds allow for ESPN's team to catch its breath and go deeper on teams and their picks, the first two days are "as hectic as anything I'm involved with the rest of the year". Read More »

Cavs take commanding 3-0 lead in series over Raptors

Toronto playmaker Kyle Lowry skipped the game due to a left ankle sprain sustained in Game Two. He hit another three in the first minutes of the one-sided fourth quarter - and really in the first two minutes of the fourth quarter, with Demar DeRozan on the bench, the Cavaliers took over the game. Read More »

Anaheim Ducks Rally Back In Three Minutes For Amazing Comeback

That should be extraordinarily hard in Edmonton, where the Oilers will be fired up - and likely still furious after failing to get a goalie interference call on Rickard Rakell's tying goal with 15 seconds left in Game 5. Edmonton's attack in their 7-1 Game Six victory was paced by Draisaitl, who had three goals and two assists. That loss likely left a mark on the Oilers, but the problem was, they never slowed down enough in the first period for anyone to spot the damage. Read More »