Then, for so much of the stretch, a fresh validation for the embattled Kentucky Derby contender Classic Empire looked nigh. Pimlico announced record attendance of 140,327, the third straight year that the track has announced record attendance.
Royal Mo was to undergo surgery Monday at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Shirreffs said Royal Mo had fractured the inside sesamoid in that ankle. It's intriguing that jockey Javier Castellano is choosing to ride him over Gunnevera, who he was riding in the Derby. Classic Empire, fourth in the Derby, was due to arrive at Pimlico on Sunday afternoon.
Today's pitching matchup has Nate Karns (2-2, 4.46 ERA) on the mound to face Hector Santiago (4-2, 3.80) of the Twins. The upstart Twins (21-17), who lead the Cleveland Indians by a half-game in the AL Central, have played the fewest games in the major leagues.
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards dueled for the full 48 minutes, but after a second-half surge, the Celtics did enough to earn a trip back to the Eastern Conference finals, winning 115-105. Little did he know that Monday night, during Game 7 against the Washington Wizards , the Legend of Olynyk would come to life. It will be interesting to see how both teams come out for Game 1 , as the Cavs will be battling rust whereas the Celtics will be up against trying to overcome the ...
Ian Wright has warned Manchester United that they aren't favourites to beat Ajax and win the Europa League final this season. " I try to analyse the realities before I arrived in the club, but you only know the reality when you are inside ", Mourinho told Omnisport.
Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert (4) drives on Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. After roughly 50,000 minutes combined between regular and post-season play during his 14 year career, he is putting on a display that reminds us that he is still the best in the league when he is in top gear.
Despite all that, the best-of-seven series is tied 2-2, and the Predators can take back the series lead with a road win in Saturday night's Game 5 at Honda Center. Aside from the depth in scoring, the big reason why Nashville was able to win in Game 5 - and get this far into the playoffs - has been the play of Pekka Rinne .
It's unfortunate what happened, but it's time to move on. Thompson seemed all but certain to win that event until a controversial four-shot penalty, assessed at midround on Sunday for a perceived rules infraction that occurred on Saturday, wrested the trophy from her grasp.
Asked if the Origin door was now closed for 27-Origin veteran Slater - 34 next month - Miles said: "Anything can happen between now and game two". "It was also just a little bit unfair on Billy to put him under pressure for Game One of the series".
Emenalo, who was present as Kante received his FWA trophy at the Landmark Hotel on Thursday night, said Chelsea got "lucky" last summer when they managed to recruit the midfielder and admitted he sent Leicester flowers to thank the club for allowing the deal to go through.
Barcelona were forced to come from two goals down to secure a 4-2 win over Eibar, but another impressive comeback from Luis Enrique's side was not enough to stop Madrid from winning the title by three points. Atletico Madrid will play their final competitive game at the Vicente Calderon before moving to the 67,000 Wanda Metropolitano next season with Athletic Bilbao the visitors earlier on Sunday.
Barcelona play host to Eibar on Sunday (May 21) and La Liga leaders Real Madrid play on-form Malaga in final La Liga matches which could see either Real or Barca become the 2017 champions. "We feel great, it has taken a lot of work and has been hard fought but this is an award for our consistency, the sacrifice of going the whole season practically without slipping up".
Andre Ayew scored a second-half victor and made the other with a backheel as West Ham finished a disappointing Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Sunday. This should all help us being better next season, knowing that all the other teams will do the same". If nothing happens that's suitable for us, the situation will go on and he will carry on playing.
Australia's Day missed a short putt on the 18th hole that would have extended the playoff to hand Horschel the victory. "Got to work a little bit more, and if that happens, then I should be in pretty good form coming into the (rest of the) majors".
It is Chelsea's second title win in three seasons, their sixth in total. " I think we have already started to work and we have to improve in the next season and to find the right solution to improve ". "I found great men and then really good players". "It's a huge club to work for, ideal circumstances and very ambitious people". "It's more rumour than reality".
An exocet from Ben Davies heaped further ignominy upon Hull before Toby Alderweireld turned in Trippier's cross, the torture ending a dishevelled finish for the hosts. Hull fans voiced support for Marco Silva , their popular head coach. When you look at the players behind us, we have a fantastic team. Hull perhaps have the greatest source of optimism amid their relegation, provided they can keep hold of Silva.
The 28-year-old Thomas aggravated his specific injury - officially labeled as a right feboral-acetabular impingement with labral tear - during Game Six of the second-round series against the Washington Wizards on May 12. Thomas didn't travel with the Celtics, staying in Boston so he can visit hip specialists. He was pretty despondent not to be able to play. "For him to have to sit is really hard", Stevens said, via ESPN .
Pogba, who had not played for 10 days following the death of his father Fassou Antoine , was given a half of action by the United manager and responded not only with his goal but by setting up the opener. It wasn't only Harrop that impressed with the likes of Demi Mitchell, Scott McTominay and Angel Gomes all impressing. The way he was surrounded by exciting youth only seemed to emphasise the feeling that the 31-year-old is yesterday's man - and it was quite a moment when he was ...
Djokovic was, though, dominant on serve throughout, facing only one break point in the opening game of the second set. It was Djokovic's first match since splitting with longtime coach Marian Vajda . Then he lost three straight games to level things at 3-3, and some old-school sliding Djokovic defense came to the fore at all the crucial moments.
Serie A underachievers Inter Milan are reportedly keen to hire Simeone as Stefano Pioli's long-term successor while the former Lazio player has also been linked with Premier League club Arsenal. At the end of the final match, which was the last match of the season, players and the staff took to the pitch and Simeone took the microphone to discuss his future.
The fighters stared at each other after the round ended, but Crawford seized control from there. The ring, no matter where it is, always feels like home to me. In the co-feature, hard-hitting Ray Beltran powered through Jonathan Maicelo in the second round despite being put on the canvas himself in the opening round.
Yes, the long-awaited Canelo-GGG fight is a done deal for September 16 , likely in Las Vegas but, as Golden Boy CEO Oscar De La Hoya said , he's already fielded calls from around the world, such as Dubai and England. Westgate superboook has installed Golovkin as the early favorite in the showdown at -160 for the September fight while Alvarez would be +140.
And his undoubted talent has not gone unnoticed with Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Madrid interested in signing the rising star. But United have been handed a boost in their pursuit of the France worldwide with the teenager saying he will assess his future at the Stade Louis II after the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers with his national team.
LeBron James , who was not nominated for league MVP when the list came out on Friday, scored 30 points with seven assists, four rebounds and four steals. Some third-quarter unpleasantness erupted between Thompson and Boston's Marcus Smart. Thomas had just two points on 0-for-6 from the field. The Cavaliers went wire-to-wire over Boston in Game 1 and dismantled the Celtics at home in the final meeting of the regular season before that.
In the 26th minute, departing Chelsea captain John Terry was substituted and applauded off by his teammates who formed a guard of honor for him. The Italian has restructured the side, most notably through his adoption of a 3-4-3 formation in the aftermath of September's 3-0 loss at Arsenal, and restored their swagger - something that was fully evident in Sunday's final fixture.
Both Pogba and Lingard were subbed out shortly before halftime as manager Jose Mourinho continued to shift the focus toward Wednesday night's Europa League match. After that, though, both sides were largely going through the motions, although Rooney almost injected intrigue when directing a free-kick just wide of his own goal before Pereira did brilliantly to not only stop a Luka Milivojevic free-kick but hold onto it.
Sato benefited from being the last of six Andretti Autosport drivers to qualify, taking his teammates' input and putting four laps together at an average speed of 230.382 miles per hour in the No. Meanwhile, Carpenter and Hildebrand - two of the last six drivers on the track - put up two of the four fastest runs of the day. "We're always surprised by the Carpenter cars", Dixon said.
Under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has constantly reiterated his side can not put a foot wrong in their remaining games, and they were solid enough to take home a victory that keeps them in the hunt for Champions League qualification.
A statement from his publicist said his widow, Vicky Karayiannis Cornell , and the rest of the family "were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing" and thanked fans for "their continuous love and loyalty". Numerous bands remembered Cornell by performing his songs. He also found success outside the band with his solo music and the band Temple of the Dog.
Alexander Rossi steps put out of his vehicle during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway , Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. "We need to review the downforce level", said Alonso. Three-time 500 victor Castroneves will start 19th, the inside of Row 7, after going 229.515. Dixon's teammate, Tony Kanaan, will start seventh after going 230.828.
The biggest contrast between Real Madrid and nearest challengers Barcelona has been the depth of talent within the squad. Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football writer who covers La Liga and the Spain national team for ESPN FC. Real Madrid need just a draw from their last game of the season in order to be crowned Champions of the La Liga following their 4-1 win away against Celta Vigo.
The Golden State Warriors will face the San Antonio Spurs minus All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard Saturday at the AT&T Center. "If he's unable to play yesterday, I don't think there's going to be a miraculous healing by tomorrow". "I don't blame everything on Pop, but what he said had a lot of influence (and) you had a lot of people where, unfortunately, you can't control what everybody's intelligence is", Pachulia told USA Today Sports on Sunday .
Thomas was the last overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2011 draft. Sixty get drafted, they'll be maybe ten that are unknown. When asked after Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery in NY if he's looking for a contract extension this summer, Embiid made a face indicating he didn't like the question and declined to comment.
It was a question of whether Always Dreaming could hold off Classic Empire to win the second leg of the Triple Crown. Always Dreaming , the 6-5 favorite, cracked under Classic Empire's pressure. "Running a fresh horse was part of our strategy", Brown said. " Classic Empire and Always Dreaming are two outstanding horses, and our strategy was if we are ever going to beat them, let's take them on when they have two weeks' rest and we have six, and it worked".
Zabaleta was honoured with a number of tributes after the game, including the presentation of a lifetime City season ticket. We have to prepare for the game against Watford in the same way because we need a result. Guardiola's first season in English football will end at Watford on Sunday with the Catalan failing to win silverware for the first time in his stellar managerial career.