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Bowyer, Blaney, Suarez win stages at All-Star Race

In the final 10 lap stage, Landon Cassill was the race leader, but was punted by Elliott before the first turn. Elliott finished third in the final stage, but he received the final spot in the All-Star Race when he was declared the victor of the fan vote. Read More »

Firmino may bolster Liverpool's final push


Arsenal, however, are understandably reluctant to sell to a Premier League rival and haven't actually done so since Robin van Persie was allowed to leave for Manchester United four years ago. " Liverpool is a really interesting prospect for players that might come to this club and Champions League would be the icing on the cake ". A 0-0 draw with Man United in the week means they go into the final day in 8th and "best of the rest". Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Ottawa Senators Game 2


Penguins coach Mike Sullivan challenged his team to stop searching for the ideal shot and just fire it at Anderson instead after Pittsburgh struggled to create any traffic in front of the goaltender during a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 1. Yet the Senators have proven repeatedly during their deepest playoff run in a decade they're just fine sitting back and waiting for an opening to counter. Read More »

Kane wants to reach 100 Premier League goals next season

Kane can wrap up the golden boot by getting on the scoresheet again in Tottenham's final game at Hull on Sunday and he is already hungry for more after his first professional four-goal haul. "The players must feel they are part of us and want to share in our success". However, Pochettino remains insistent that Tottenham's key players are content to stay put amid other speculation linking the likes of Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Danny Rose and Kyle Walker with summer exits. Read More »

Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes

After Saturday's 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore , horse racing fans will have to wait another year for history. I don't get it and I don't like it. I knew I didn't have it. Classic Empire likely deserved a better fate, for he had to run hard every step of the way. Read More »

Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics

Brian McKeon, in a statement released by the team . Thomas did not travel with the team to Cleveland for Game Three on Sunday. The Celtics lost for the second game in a row at the TD Garden, marking the worst home play-off loss in franchise history, falling three points shy of matching their worst post-season defeat. Read More »

Aussies hopeful of strong finish to sevens world series


AUSTRALIA men's coach Andy Friend has made two changes to his squad for this weekend's London Sevens at Twickenham - the final tournament of the 2016-17 world series. Spain were no match for the powerful running of the English in the opener as Dan Bibby crossed for his 49th try in the competition in a 28-7 win. "We did that in Hong Kong when we last beat them but it was a different story when we played them in Singapore and they put about 40 points on us". Read More »

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur


The victor of this game will be a single victory away from a berth in the Stanley Cup Final , while the loser will be on the brink of elimination. "So just take advantage of it. Louis last Sunday. Anaheim's collection of veteran stars and up-and-coming talent will have to win back-to-back elimination games to avoid crashing out in the conference finals for the second time in three years. Read More »

Maria Sharapova ends Wimbledon wildcard speculation by entering Roehampton qualifying tournament

The Aegon Classic in Birmingham has now offered Sharapova the chance to fine-tune her grass court game after she committed to appear there next year as well. Wimbledon's wildcard committee meets on June 20 but Sharapova has backed herself to come through the preliminaries. At the Italian Open this week, she retired in her second-round match after injuring her left thigh. Read More »

Harden, James top All-NBA team

It's the first time Wall has made an All-NBA team, and the second time Davis has made been selected to the first team. He received 99 out of 100 possible first team votes. But James' otherworldly dominance on Friday made his omission in the awards even more glaring. The finalists for the award were announced Friday night prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Boston. Read More »

Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks


Tringale was fifth at 9 under after a 67, and defending Nelson champion and Masters victor Sergio Garcia was tied for sixth at 8 under after a 64. He had started the day in a six-way tie for third and six strokes behind Kokrak. "I'd rather be stalking people than any other way". "We all want to win". Thompson had three birdies and a bogey - on the par-3 17th - to reach 14-under 199 on Kingsmill's River Course. Read More »

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness


He finished eighth. With a ground-saving, flawless trip, Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby and then came into the Preakness as the favorite. He was beaten by 13 1/2 lengths. The dark bay son of Maclean's Music was the first horse to not run in the Kentucky Derby - making him a so-called "new shooter" - and win the Preakness since the filly Rachel Alexandra in 2009. Read More »

Antonio Conte tight-lipped over John Terry start


His thought was always first for the team, and then for him. It's important to make the best decision and to find the best solution for him, for his career. "If you feel this, then it's right to continue your career. John has all these characteristics". "I think John is a champion and he deserves the best". Read More »

Conte plans fitting farewell for Terry


I think all the Chelsea big boys will play in this now after a lot were rested against Watford on Monday. "If you feel this then it is right to continue to play and I think John has all of these characteristics". Genoa youth coach Cristian Stellini has revealed that he would have no option but to answer to Antonio Conte's call if he wants him at Chelsea in the summer . Read More »

Spurs fan's request in lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors denied

Vasquez, who runs a business called What's on Second, Inc., claims Leonard's injury has had a major impact on the fans, season ticket holders and those whose businesses are connected to the success of the Spurs. "I think the last game it definitely worked in their advantage with me getting passive, but next game I won't do that". Then they were blown out 136-100 in Game 2 when all he could do was watch on TV from the team hotel. Read More »

My Wenger unbeaten streak was not normal, says Mourinho


Mourinho told Sky Sports: "Yeah, all [focus] on the Europa League but today we tried to play for a result."You can tell me you didn't play with the best team, the players who are first choice at the moment, but you cannot say we didn't try to win the game". Read More »

McGregor applies for Nevada boxing license


The proposed boxing match between Mayweather, a champion in four weight classes over his career, and McGregor has been the talk of the fight game for almost two years now even though McGregor never has trained strictly as a boxer. White said McGregor would be poised to move on quickly if Mayweather's financial demands are too exorbitant. This will no doubt be a huge, huge fight in the combat sports world, with the vast majority believing Conor has zero chance to beat Mayweather. Read More »

Derby champ Always Dreaming heads to Preakness early


The Americans love to label the Kentucky Derby "the greatest two minutes in sport". The response was immediate and Always Dreaming simply ran away from his opposition, establishing an insurmountable lead of three lengths passing the eighth pole. Read More »

Sidney Crosby is Not Here to Make Friends

Crosby stayed in the game but his frustration was plain. Ive said it for four years in Anaheim were due to win, but in the end your best players have got to be your best players.”. This is the fourth time the Penguins and Capitals will meet in a Game 7. Evgeni Malkin is the leading scorer in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs with 18 points. Read More »

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

That didn't matter to the Predators, who believed in themselves in a 3-1 win against the Ducks in a pivotal game five of the Western Conference Final. "It doesn't matter what line I'm on, I'm going to play the same way". And then the game started and the Ducks lost their starting goalie after the first period. Read More »

Bayern bids adieu to Lahm, Alonso in beer-filled celebration


He ended his career Saturday for Bayern Munich with eight Bundesliga titles and one Champions League title - plus the 2014 World Cup, which ended his tenure representing his county. However, his time at the Allianz Arena has been a disaster so far, with the 19-year-old making just 25 appearances across all competitions. "I always respected and greatly admired those who did that and always thought, 'I wish I could do it that way!'" "The sensation I had was a mix of emotion, nostalgia, ... Read More »

Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals Game 1


With both teams due to leave town, the Twins scheduled a traditional doubleheader with one admission for fans and only 30 minutes between games. Kennedy was scheduled to return from the disabled list on Saturday and make his first start since May 4. Read More »