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Terry set to start in final league appearance for the club

Vincent Kompany is probably going to be fit - I know, a collector's item. Pep Guardiola has ended a season without a trophy for the first time in his decorated managerial career, despite his much-heralded arrival at City. "The problem is if you're on the end of a potential dive that could cost you points, retrospective action is not going to help you and your team". Sitting at 16 position in the English Premier league, the Hornets have earned 40 points, with 28 of those coming in home ... Read More »

Oilers coach calls tonight's game 'an extension of Game 6'

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Each team executed a four-game sweep in the first round. The Ducks won the regular season series with Nashville 2-1, winning both games in Anaheim - 6-1 on October 26 and 4-3 in a shootout March 26, while the Predators took the lone contest at Bridgestone Arena 5-0 on November 12. Read More »

Warriors continue undefeated postseason with 120-108 Game 3 win over Spurs

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If the Warriors defeat the Spurs in Monday's game four in San Antonio they will book a place in their third consecutive NBA Finals series. Despite forward Kawhi Leonard being uncertain with a sprained left ankle and two disheartening National Basketball Association playoff losses at Golden State, the San Antonio Spurs have vowed to fight back aggressively. Read More »

Mariota and his O-line go big at Predators game

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Subban, right, in overtime of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Friday, Ma. "That first one was a laser", said Nashville coach Peter Laviolette , not wanting to suggest that his goalie wasn't up to snuff. This must mean they took more accurate shots and/or the Ducks defense was allowing the Predators to take many shots on goal. Ritchie, who had scored the series-clinching victor against the Oilers, then gave the Ducks their first lead of the series on an ... Read More »

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

Wilson converted a backhand shot of an initial shot from P.K. Subban from the right point. Game 5 is tonight in the Honda Center, but the Predators will be without one of their best players. Anaheim's Ryan Kesler , Andrew Cogliano and Antoine Vermette have all scored just one goal apiece over the Ducks' 16 playoff games. The Predators will have to find a way past the Ducks without their top center and just after having lost home ice advantage. Read More »

Russell Westbrook named First-Team All

Joining those three on the First Team is Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis . Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook , Houston Rockets guard James Harden and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard are the leading finalists for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award , the league announced Friday. Read More »

Danny Welbeck Reveals Why He Celebrated After Scoring Against Man Utd

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And victory allowed Arsene Wenger's men to end United's 25-match unbeaten run and close the gap on their rivals to two points, with a game in hand. Before Celta Vigo's visit to Old Trafford for the semi-final second leg on Thursday, Mourinho said his decision to rest key players in the league was a result of those circumstances. Read More »

Always Dreaming Wins The 143rd Derby Win

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The pressure was on the New York-based Pletcher, whose Derby record of one victor from 45 previous runners was much talked about prior to the race on Sunday morning (AEST). Vinnie Viola, owner of the Florida Panthers, and Antony Bonomo, boyhood friends from the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn who spent some of their youths at nearby Aqueduct, are partners in the horse. Read More »

Cloud Computing Makes Late Sprint To Win The Preakness

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Always Dreaming captured the country's attention two weeks ago, and his aggressive running style seemed perfectly suited for the shorter Preakness, especially against a green horse like Cloud Computing that entered the race with only three starts. Read More »

Conor McGregor Signs Deal for Fight With Floyd Mayweather

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Retired former two-weight world champion Malignaggi has called out McGregor in the past, chastising him for his perceived lack of respect for boxing and stating that he would "knock his beard off". Working against the fight becoming reality could be Mayweather's reputation for being picky with negotiating details. "I believe so, with the Ali act I believe I can", he said, referring to a federal U.S. Read More »

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

They are 10-0 in the 2017 playoffs. The dude played just five minutes in a blow out loss, posting a DFS score 4. James and Love again did whatever they wanted against the defenders the Celtics put in front of them, scoring 30 and 21 points, respectively. Read More »

Cloud Computing pulls off upset in Preakness Stakes

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But Brown didn't even seem to even contemplate that this was his first Preakness - just another accomplishment for the 2016 Eclipse Award victor as most outstanding trainer who's a rising star in his field. "Our strategy was if we are going to ever beat them, stick "em on two weeks" rest and we have six, and it worked". He paced in front of his Kentucky Derby winner's No. Read More »

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

Rakell and Patrick Eaves, who hasn't played since Game 3 of the Second Round with a lower body injury , are both day-to-day, according to Carlyle. "We knew we were in for a tough test". Without Johansen, it was mentioned yesterday the need for other members of the Predators to step up and fill the void offensively. "It's just a little frustrating right now", Karlsson said. Read More »

Westbrook, Harden, Leonard in line for MVP

Russ is the MVP , and James Harden is a distant second, and that's all there is to say. Meanwhile, all Westbrook did was average a triple-double - the first player to do that since Oscar Robertson . "We've worked really hard and put ourselves in this position to be here". Davis was named the NBA All-Star Game MVP this year after setting a scoring record with 52 points. Read More »

Cloud Computing edges Classic Empire to win Preakness

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Cloud Computing barely wore down Classic Empire, a troubled fourth in the Kentucky Derby, in deep stretch to complete a patient, ground-saving ride by Javier Castellano, who sat in an ideal stalking position in third. The 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race runs Satur. While handicappers figured the duo would be targeting each other early, they believed surely another horse would show speed and go for the lead. Read More »

Cavs dominate Celtics by 44 points in Game two

For the Celtics the only player worth is weight in game 2 happened to be the Rook, Jaylen Brown . It was the biggest playoff win ever for the Cavaliers, who now have the luxury of hosting games three and four in Cleveland. Meanwhile, the 2017 Playoffs roll on Saturday evening as the Golden State Warriors travel to the San Antonio Spurs for Game 3 of their conference finals. Read More »

Ottawa Senators grab big advantage with Game 1 win

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Karlsson is averaging almost 29 minutes of ice time in the playoffs and his 13 points ( two goals, 11 assists) lead the team. But let's take a second to appreciate the miracles that are being attempted elsewhere, too. It's as effective as it is boring, but it's one of the main reasons a team that gave up four more goals than it scored in the regular season (206-210) made it to a place where they can say they are up 1-0 on the defending Cup champions in the Eastern Conference final. Read More »

Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions — Chelsea v Sunderland

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It's a contrasting tale of polar proportions as champions Chelsea take on Championship-bound Sunderland in the final game of what has been a miserable campaign on Wearside . He has won many titles. But prior to these last four barren matches, he had scored five and assisted two in six matches in all competitions. Simulation has been an issue in the game for years and there have been a number of notable cases this season - including Robert Snodgrass' apparent dive to earn a penalty for ... Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers thrash Boston Celtics in historic victory

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James scored 22 points in the first half on Friday night (Saturday in Manila) as the Cavaliers led 72-31 at the break - the largest halftime advantage in National Basketball Association postseason history. "It really set the tone to start the game and that really opened up our offense for us", Cavs coach Ty Lue said. What else could he say? These end game statistics do not match up with the performances we were given throughout the majority of the game; as the Cavaliers were able to ... Read More »

Blue Jays player suspended for calling pitcher gay slur

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Freeman was hitting.341 and tied for the major league lead with 14 homers. His teammates and manager Brian Snitker were clearly concerned about how long Freeman could be out. The result was the same. Wednesday's matchup between Minnesota's Ervin Santana (6-1, 1.50) and Colorado rookie German Marquez (1-2, 4.88) was postponed due to stormy weather, so those two will square off in the opener of the twin bill. Read More »

Todd Pletcher on Always Dreaming's Preakness Loss: 'Today Just Wasn't His Day'

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That horse was Super Saver. Always Dreaming trainer Todd Pletcher, despite winning seven Eclipse Awards, remains winless in the Preakness with his nine starters dating to 2000. He's never struck me that way, but I'm not going to rule it out. He went to work and brought a better horse to Pimlico than the one who showed little in his third-place effort in the Wood, a race that initially looked like one of the weakest Derby preps run this year. Read More »

Canadian rookie Hughes tied for lead at Players

Other changes were more cosmetic. - Danny Willett 's troubles continued at The Players Championship, where he withdrew Friday citing a back issue after playing the first 27 holes of the tournament in 11-over par. Jon Rahm, Garcia's fellow Spanish countryman and considered by most to be the next big star from that golf-mad country, worked his way near the lead with a 32-foot birdie putt at No. Read More »

Mumbai Beat Kolkata To Storm Into IPL Final

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The most expected Mumbai lost their Qualifier 1 against Rising Pune Supergiant as their batting got collapsed in the middle. Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad has to leave this edition of IPL 2017 after getting defeated from two time champions Kolkata Knight Riders in the Eliminator Round. Read More »

Polanco's HR ends Greinke's no-hitter bid in 8th inning

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Bell went opposite field to right for his team-leading seventh home run of the season. On the other hand, the 24-year-old right-hander in Bracho has spent his entire three-year big league career as a member of the Diamondbacks. Zack Greinke has a no-hitter through seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates . He had one such game all of last season. Pinch-hitter Daniel Descalso walked and A.J. Read More »

Wenger ready for talks after final

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Adams is vice president of the company owned by Chinese businessman Jiang, DDMC, and had been sporting director for Chinese Super League club Chongqing Dangdai Lifan. With transfer rumor linking the likes of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid, Diego Costa to China, Sanchez and Ozil away from Arsenal , the final is a fight to finish from this two London rivals. Read More »

Warriors Coach Mike Brown Nearly Arrested While Driving To The Game

Brown told reporters he was pulled over after ignoring a request to stop at a red light as the Spurs coach rolled towards the Oakland Arena. "You work all year to get to this point". "Because if we don't we could end up losing the game". The suit, which was filed on behalf of San Antonio season ticket holders and card shop What's On Second , claimed Pachulia acted "without excuse or justification, intentionally and maliciously invaded the landing zone of an opposing athlete, Kawhi ... Read More »

Guardiola hails influence of 'real central defender' Kompany

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David Silva scored after only 114 seconds. Sane deserved a goal for his performance but miscued a decent opening shortly afterwards, and it was the winger on the opposite flank who got City's fourth as Sterling fired a bobbling ball into the bottom corner after being found by Pablo Zabaleta's knockdown. Read More »

Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Ottawa had mostly neutralized the high-powered Penguins in the first three games, holding them to three goals - a mark they equaled in less than 32 minutes of Game 4. The defense-first mentality has been music to the ears of veteran goaltender Craig Anderson , who has turned aside 117 of 122 shots in his last four games and resides one playoff win shy of tying Patrick Lalime (21) for the most in franchise history. Read More »

13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Classic Empire dueled with Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming throughout most of the race before taking the lead turning for home. It looked as if Classic Empire would go on to win , but Cloud Computing ran him down on the outside. Read More »

Predators grab Game 1 from Ducks in overtime

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Subban said. Anaheim and Nashville are meeting in the postseason for the third time , including the past two seasons. To see that third goal - that empty-netter - that's a great relief. The Ducks won their first game seven after losing home deciders the last four seasons in a row. Silfverberg evened it in the opening minute of the second period, cashing in Rickard Rakell's pass on the back side of Rinne for the ninth goal of the Swede's outstanding postseason. Read More »

Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

Celtics players rallied around the notion that they've rallied out of an 0-2 hole once already in these playoffs, against the Chicago Bulls. Thomas re-aggravated what team physician Dr. "I feel like we can go to Cleveland and make it a whole lot different Games 3 and 4 than we did 1 and 2". It was also the worst playoff loss for Boston - the most decorated franchise in the National Basketball Association - at home in team history. Read More »

Rainy practices makes pole favourites hard to find at Indy

And until drivers got the extra boost Friday, the fastest lap of the week came from Jay Howard - a 36-year-old driver, whose only career Indy start came in 2011. ET on ABC. Penske's other three drivers - two-time race victor Juan Pablo Montoya , defending series champion Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden - each have started on Indy's three-car front row in the past. Read More »

Penguins to start Murray in goal for Game 4

He was the team's intended started heading into the postseason but suffered a groin injury while warming up prior to their first playoff game. "I just think we've got to be more ready to play from the drop of the puck", he said. Chris Kunitz had none. If not for Fleury, the Penguins could have been defeated by the Columbus Blue Jackets in Round 1, and certainly by the Washington Capitals in Round 2. Read More »

Bradley Scores Playoff High 29, Celtics Beat Wizards, Take 3-2 Lead

They were supposed to be beyond what transpired Wednesday, a 123-101 walloping in which their final lead was 4-2. The Celtics are now 22-5 in their last 27 home games. Monday, I want to get back here - we have to get back here - so we have to take care of business at home and get back here so I can hear my name some more. Read More »