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Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset

Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset

In a stunner, Cloud Computing won the Preakness Stakes, spoiling Always Dreaming's bid at a Triple Crown. Two years ago, American Pharoah became the first horse to sweep the Derby, Preakness and Belmont in 37 years. It didn't necessarily start out that way Saturday evening for Always Dreaming , a horse whose upward bolt seemed full of momentum when he won the Florida Derby by five lengths on April 1 and the Kentucky Derby by 2 3/4 on May 6. Read More

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Mourinho Says Ajax Shouldn't Even Be In Europa League

Mourinho Says Ajax Shouldn't Even Be In Europa League

With an eye on the big prize next Wednesday when the Red Devils take on Ajax in the Europa League final, Mourinho has made a decision to give his first-team squad some much needed rest on the final day of the Premier League season. "Smalling has a problem, a small problem that I think it is no problem for next week, but is a problem for the weekend". "In any country in the world , the match would be Saturday, because Sunday we are sixth, doesn't matter what, and Crystal Palace are ... Read More

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd youngsters not ready for first team

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd youngsters not ready for first team

And one thing Mourinho may do this summer is raid some of their rivals for potential signings, and one club they may look at, having had success in the past, is Arsene Wenger's Arsenal . "The only positive is to save my players to give them better conditions for Wednesday", Mourinho said. Fantastic group of players, fantastic spirit since the beginning of the season, hard run, lots of matches. Read More

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Bayern to take legal action over Kimmich exit story

Bayern to take legal action over Kimmich exit story

There have been rumblings that Kimmich is considering reuniting with his former Bayern Munich boss in the north west of England but the midfielder stressed that he doesn't want to leave the Bavarians. Manchester United and Atletico Madrid are also said to be circling. It is not only conceivable (vorstellbar) but also my goal to stay at Bayern Munich - on the condition that I play. Read More

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Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

At this point, Thompson is overdue for a good scoring night. San Antonio outrebounded Golden State 49-40 in Game 2 , and the Spurs' 22 offensive rebounds were the most the Warriors have surrendered in any game this season. "He thinks about things", Popovich said. Anybody watching that game would not disagree with Popovich's assertion. Spurs injury report: SF Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) and PG Tony Parker (ruptured left quadriceps tendon) are out. Read More

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NBA Draft trade rumors: Sixers trading down from No. 3 pick?

Thomas was the Celtics' unquestioned best player, upping his overall level of production, and the efficiency with which he produced it, from good to great. That includes Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas , and anything else they needed to get where he wanted to go. Paul Pierce appeared on ESPN's "The Jump" Wednesday afternoon to discuss the upcoming NBA Eastern Conference Finals series between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Celtics. Read More

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

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

There were two fly outs to the outfield in the seventh. A walk would not normally get you in the "Takeaways" section but Mercer was the only Pirate to reach base against Greinke until Polanco's home run in the 8th. Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams throws out Arizona Diamondbacks Jake Lamb during the fourth inning during a baseball game, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix. Read More

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Watch MI vs RPS live IPL 10 Qualifier 1 on Hotstar

The Mumbai skipper also praised the Pune bowlers for their impressive effort. In their first meeting this season, fifties from Steven Smith and Ajinkya Rahane helped Pune chase down 185 in the final over while in their second encounter brilliance from Ben Stokes and Imran Tahir prevented Rohit Sharma from helping Mumbai going past the line in a chase of 161. Read More

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Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

They can also call upon cup pedigree that saw them overcome Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of this season's Copa del Rey, a year after they had accounted for Atletico Madrid at the same stage of the tournament. It's more important than finishing fourth. Once again, they are putting together a late-season dash up the table, with a top-four finish still possible. Read More

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Predators take 2-1 series lead over Ducks

The Predators have outscored the opposition 16-9 in the third period and have yet to lose back-to-back games this postseason (the Ducks won Game 2 5-3 on Sunday). "Gibson played great in net", said Filip Forsberg, who tied the score at 1-1 at 3:54 of the third period, "but at the same time we just kept pounding them, and I think that was the key". Read More

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Stan Wawrinka falls in Rome, Novak Djokovic into quarter-finals

Stan Wawrinka falls in Rome, Novak Djokovic into quarter-finals

He would have to wait a while to find out his last opponent, either a first meeting with four-time champion and No2 seed Novak Djokovic or his sixth meeting in the space of a year with another young star, Dominic Thiem. Isner took his ace count to 72 in three rounds as he powered past Wawrinka 7-6 (1) 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals. Zverev, 20, will face John Isner for a place in the final after the American edged out Croatian Marin Cilic 7-6 (3) 2-6 7-6 (2). Read More

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Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

How do you balance all those aims and walk away with a win after the massive high of Friday night? Although some people may not like Chelsea due to their players, coaches, owners, or fans, you have to appreciate a new manager who has never coached in the Premier League before, who overcomes adversity, and changes the Premier League with his tactics and wins the League in his first season. Read More

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Mourinho: Man United kids not ready to face Crystal Palace

Mourinho: Man United kids not ready to face Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace avoided a nerve-ridden final day of the season by beating Hull last weekend to guarantee their place in next season's Premier League. One in the middle of a good structure, an experienced structure, I think yes. "I think Pogba's only problem is the price-tag on his back". With manager Jose Mourinho opting to rest established stars ahead of next week's Europa League final, Pereira and Kieran O'Hara will be the goalkeepers in the squad for the visit of Palace and it is the ... Read More

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Celtics' Thomas sits out 2nd half with right hip strain

Celtics' Thomas sits out 2nd half with right hip strain

The 41-point margin was the largest halftime lead in National Basketball Association playoff history. "I think the first thing we've got to do is stay together", said Gerald Green . "I am a guy that lives in the moment". Ultimately, they were terrific. With both teams going to their benches in the fourth, the only suspense was whether the Celtics could avoid the worst playoff loss in franchise history. Read More

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Last point of interest in English Premier League

The Gunners' sixth victory in their last seven games leaves them in 5th place, one point behind 4th-placed Liverpool and three adrift of 3rd-placed Manchester City. The Reds are in good position to return to the Champions League stage, but the door is open for a disappointment with a horrific last-day showing at Anfield against already-relegated Boro. Read More

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Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic — Transfer Focus

Zabaleta joined City from Espanyol for £6.45 million (RM35.9 million) on August 31, 2008, a day before the Abu Dhabi United Group, led by billionaire Sheikh Mansour, completed a takeover that transformed the club's fortunes. Senior City sources said there is a "strong chance" he will be offered a contract extension. The midfielder was nearly certain to leave the Manchester club after he was frozen out of the first-team squad by Guardiola in the beginning of the campaign. Read More

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LeBron powers Cavs in record rout of Celtics

LeBron powers Cavs in record rout of Celtics

Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Cleveland, which led by 14 points after one quarter, by 72-31 at the half and by 46 after three. His 5,885 postseason points entering Friday were second only to Jordan, who scored 5,987 career postseason points, and his 1,839 career postseason rebounds were seventh-most all time. Read More

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Klopp: Champions League would be icing on cake for Liverpool

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, however, expects them to be giving it their all. 'He's an Arsenal player and he might have a few texts come through from his team-mates there and they will all be supportive, ' said Agnew. "Director of football - when I say that - is a guy who makes the decisions that normally are down to the manager", he said. "But there is no right". Read More

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Race for top four: Paul Merson predicts Arsenal and Liverpool fixtures

A victory over Middlesbrough on Sunday will guarantee Champions League football and that could be the final convincing factor when it comes down to a player deciding whether to join Klopp at Anfield. The record even encompasses the competition's early years after rebranding, when the season comprised 42 games rather than 38. He's got that ability to charm a player and makes you feel that you want to play for him. Read More

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NHL: Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

If you've been following this series then you already know that the blackhearted defenceman got in a cross-check upside the franchise's head in Game 3 and left him in a pile on the ice. It would in effect tell the huge pink elephant in the room no one wants to acknowledge to go away and never come back. The Penguins struggled to maintain any kind of pressure in the offensive zone in Game 6 . Read More

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Three into two won't go in Champions League race

After failing to invest in the January transfer window, the Liverpool squad looked thin going into the busy new year schedule. We have a core of players we feel are more than capable. That would be wild. Guardiola's side remain two points ahead of the Reds on 75 points . That's a sizeable chunk of change for some of these mid-table clubs. Read More

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Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern

Legends Lahm, Alonso bow out with Bayern

Lahm was equally good no matter which position or formation you play him in. Farewell, Philipp and Xabi. Manager Carlo Ancelotti afforded both the chance to say goodbye from the start against Freiburg this afternoon and Alonso had a hand in the opening goal of the game as it was his cross field pass which found Arjen Robben to cut inside and find the corner of the net. Read More

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ICC Champions Trophy: SWOT Analysis of India's squad

The last time these two teams met was in ICC World 2016 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. "After the injury, I have worked on my strength and my fitness", Shami said. While no major changes have been made in the squad which enjoyed a successful 2016-17 home season, the selectors have chose to back the experienced Ajinkya Rahane over youngster Rishabh Pant. Read More

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Kane stars as Tottenham beat Leicester 6-1

Despite enduring two sizeable lay-offs this term, Kane has scored a total of 26 league goals for the side - four of which came in Thursday night's stomping 6-1 rout of Leicester City. Harry Kane is aiming to join the Premier League's "100 Club" next season after becoming only the fifth player to reach the 25-goal mark in successive seasons. Read More

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Derby victor 4-5 favorite in Preakness

Derby victor 4-5 favorite in Preakness

The sibling of 2015 Triple Crown victor American Pharoah finished fourth at Churchill Downs as a +500 bet and has earned just one victory in three races since picking up wins in the previous four races he finished. Cloud Computing, one of five new shooters in the Preakness, is the 12-1 fourth choice. Besides the top two favorites, there are other quality colts in the $1.5 million, 1 3/6-mile race, like Lookin At Lee , a 33-1 Derby longshot who found his footing late and finished second, ... Read More

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Mourinho: Ajax should not be in the Europa League

Tim Fosu-Mensah is also set to make his return after recovering from a dislocated shoulder as the young defender also looks to prove his fitness ahead of the Ajax game next week. "To play so many kids at the same time, honestly, I don't think it's good". It's not often you'll find United at 2.3 on home soil to Palace, but Mourinho has made it clear that he's going to play a second-string side. Read More

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Paul Pogba to return for Manchester United FC on Sunday

It will be a big occasion but I think the best for the young player is in the middle of an experienced structure, where he can be supported. "So I think it's a bit unfair". Pereira added: "We enjoy working together a lot - they are two fantastic goalkeepers and two great people as well; they're good friends". Crystal Palace had a great run this season beating Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool and a win here will mean that they have beaten the historic big 4 teams. Read More

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