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Alex Rodriguez not among ex-Yankees attending Derek Jeter Night

He is the team's career leader in hits, games played, at-bats, doubles and stolen bases, and retired as the team's longest run captain. A plaque in his honor will be unveiled in Monument Park during the ceremony. "I think any time Derek comes back it's special, but this will be even more meaningful", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said this week. The previous high for a non-game on YES viewers was 651,000 for the dedication of George Steinbrenner's plaque in Monument Park on September 20, 2010. Read More »

Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez have been overindulged, says Martin Keown

It has been quite the drop for Wenger's side, who looked close to challenging for the Premier League crown in December, and Chile global Alexis insists they are capable of much better. Wenger is yet to confirm whether he will still be at Arsenal next season and Keown believes doubt surrounding the manager's future also "upset the group". Read More »

Truex Jr. wins race marred by scary wreck

The accident started when Joey Logano had something break in the right front of his auto, turning him into Danica Patrick , who then slammed the wall. "Just out of nowhere". Truex dove to the bottom and roared from the rest of the field, on his way to a ninth career win. He was eighth at Atlanta before winning the following week at Las Vegas, then ran fourth a couple weeks later at California. Read More »

Lallana helps Liverpool secure Champions League spot

It scuppered their title hopes and raised questions about the depth of Klopp's squad but they edged home on Sunday, finishing fourth after a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough kept them above fast-finishing Arsenal . Klopp added: "Seventy-six points, that's an outstanding number". We all know what happened in January. "I am not saying we are already in, qualification is qualification, I am already looking forward to it". Read More »

Preds ready for Game 2 against Ducks in Anaheim


How the Nashville blueliners deal with the Ducks' bruising gameplan will go a long way in determining who comes out ahead in this series. The early stages of period two were more of the same for Nashville, and they picked up their first lead of the series at 2:42. Read More »

Spurs Fan Files Lawsuit Against Pachulia, Warriors For Leonard Injury


Patty Mills is remaining positive heading into the San Antonio Spurs' crucial game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals despite suffering a 36-point thrashing and copping a team hammering from coach Gregg Popovich . Kawhi Leonard is still missing for the Spurs, and the Warriors took advantage of that by rushing into a 17-point lead after the first quarter. "Either he's gonna play or he's not", Popovich said. Read More »

Barcelona should have won La Liga instead of Real Madrid - ex-striker


Florentino Perez has worked with the likes of Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti in the recent past but considers Zinedine Zidane to be "the best coach in the world". Messi, the league's scoring leader with 37 goals, converted another penalty in the 75th and closed the scoring in injury time. "I'm going to enjoy what we did today", he said. Read More »

Mumbai beat Pune in tense IPL final

It was a combination of both, and we gelled quite nicely. I can't repeat it here. "Also, our parents have always supported us till date irrespective of our performances and results". "Sachin sir and Jayawardene told me to back myself so that I could be more successful in whatever match and whichever format I'm playing, so I focused on doing the same", he said. Read More »

Without IT, Celtics Beat Cavaliers 111-108

Boston was playing without All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas , who is out for the rest of the playoffs with a hip injury . ESPN Staff Writer, Chris Forsberg quoted Bradley in his recent article saying, "One of the plays that he [Brad Stevens] drew up when Jerebko hit [a late] shot, it was for me to lay the ball up". Read More »

LeBron struggles | exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss


Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue called it "a weird game, a weird-feeling game". If you still can't hear the song, Cleveland Browns rookie Myles Garrett is at Quicken Loans Arena and confirmed the Cavs' musical choice. Stevens said Marcus Smart will start at point guard in Game 3 and Amir Johnson will likely return to the starting lineup for Gerald Green , who started Game 2. Read More »

Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Gm 5 with injury

His symptoms developed shortly after the end of Game Four in Nashville , and as they progressed, he was diagnosed, transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and had surgery performed by head team physician Dr. Even though the Ducks lost the last game at home, they should have some confidence heading back to Nashville . Rinne was on fire in Saturday's win and should be able to carry that momentum with him to Nashville tonight. Read More »

Wenger tightlipped on future

Klopp's side have been outside the top four only twice since September, the last occasion coming in February, so it is not as though their league position is not well-deserved. "Certainly my personal situation has contributed to that". "You have been at the games and you can not say that the environment for the players was especially positive". Read More »

Dani Alves nets stunner as Juventus beat Monaco to reach UCL final


The former Barca man set up Gonzalo Higuain for both goals of their 2-0 away leg win over the French giants before scoring one and assisting another in a 2-1 win in Turin on Tuesday. As for Monaco's performances in this season's Champions League , Mbappe saw them as valuable experience. "I think the team has a good chance to win the Champions League ", Allegri said , quoted on the official Juventus website. Read More »

Jungels wins 15th stage of Giro d'Italia in Bergamo


Tom Dumoulin abruptly pulled over during stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia today. Luckily for him and viewers the cameraman stopped filming at the vital moment, but not before revealing Dumoulin hastily removing his clothing and getting down to business. Read More »

Liverpool book ticket to Champions League play-off stage

Asked if he will be playing for Liverpool or Barca in Europe next season, the Brazil global told ESPN Brasil: "A lot of people ask me about that, but I have contract with Liverpool , I've just signed a long-term contract, so the speculation stays with you, journalists". Read More »

National Hockey League roundup: Senators get jump on Penguins

But let's take a second to appreciate the miracles that are being attempted elsewhere, too. Evgeni Malkin tied the game for Pittsburgh with 6:35 left in regulation. The Penguins are clicking at 19 per cent on the power play in the playoffs, the best percentage of any team still playing. That is "tanking to draft the next Sidney Crosby" bad. Read More »

Champions League boost urges star to commit to Liverpool

It is as simple as that. "The new stand, the atmosphere here's great, on top of that with Champions League football I think we'll see a few big faces coming in". Wenger has confirmed his future will be clarified after a board meeting following the match at Wembley, and Seaman hopes he remains despite growing calls for him to leave. Read More »

Celtics get top draft pick, Lakers second

With the Cleveland Cavaliers still considered the top team in the NBA Eastern Conference, the Celtics need players that have produced, and will continue to do so. That's because throughout this season the conversation hasn't so much been about which team would come out of the East, as much as how much resistance any team could offer the Cavs. Read More »

Matt Murray was 'solid' for Penguins in return to starting role

The news conferences of Penguins coach Mike Sullivan have turned into triage reports, with new names added daily to the injury list. And into the crease, too. Senators head coach Guy Boucher sensed increased desperation from the Penguins, which he said, was to be expected. Pittsburgh was the highest-scoring team during the regular season, but has mustered only three goals through the first three games against Ottawa . Read More »

Liverpool 3 Middlesbrough 0 - Reds into the Champions League


City were already 4-0 up at the break at Vicarage Road and finish the season with 78 points, ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal and behind Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. "There is no training in the next few weeks". Klopp was forced to experiment without his only natural winger, and three of the Reds' six losses in the league, as well as three of their 10 draws, came when he was unavailable. Read More »

Why wasn't Meghan Markle at Pippa's wedding after all?


But, Ms Markle avoided the nuptials at St Mark's Church in Berkshire, instead slipping into the reception later that day with Prince Harry , her boyfriend of nearly one year. Actually, they were seen smiling as they arrived together for the event in a vehicle driven by Harry , while Meghan was sitting beside him in the front passenger's seat. Read More »

Celtics show signs of life, stun Cavs

James scored just 11 points, which is his fewest total in his last 58 playoff games. "He's human, so he's going to have a night like this", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. The fan was removed by Cavs security personnel who stepped in. Following the game, James was asked about what went wrong with him during the unexpected upset defeat. Read More »