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by | May 22, 2017 | 18:41

Mike Zimmer thought last month he was done with eye surgeries, but that hasn't been the case. His third procedure was emergency eye surgery on November 30, 2016, to fix a detached retina. Apart from the impact of Zimmer's absence on this preparations, the situation will serve for any of the players who were on the roster a year ago as a reminder of one of the most freakish and disappointing seasons in team history.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:26

Dirrell's uncle had to be restrained and was eventually rushed out of the arena. Uzcategui is doing alright following the altercation. Uzcategui was taken to a Washington DC hospital for evaluation but was later discharged. If found, he will immediately be subject to arrest. As Gary Russell Jr. prepares to defend his WBC featherweight belt against Oscar Escandon on Saturday night, he refuses to be distracted by the surroundings at his first hometown pro fight .

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:19

Lucie on Saturday night and then catch nine innings again Sunday. Reyes' juggle was the second unusual bounce for the Mets as they opened a seven-game homestand. Those insurance runs became crucial when Neil Ramirez , signed on Tuesday to help a tattered bullpen, failed to retire any of the three batters he faced in his Mets debut.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:15

They are three points ahead of Barca, who play Eibar and have the head-to-head edge, meaning a win and Madrid defeat will make them champions. It came down to the very last game of the season, but on May 21, Real Madrid won the La Liga championship! First off, it means Zinedine Zidane's team have scored in every single game they have played this season - a remarkable statistic they can extend to a flawless 100% if they manage to put one past Juventus in next month's Champions League ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:15

Cavs three-peat in the Championships . "That's the confidence we have". The Cavaliers and Warriors have been the overwhelming favorites to reach the NBA Finals all season and it is clear their fan bases are waiting to splurge on tickets until they meet again.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:10

Harden joins Moses Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming as the only players in team history with at least four All-NBA selections. Iguodala, the 2015 NBA Finals MVP , became even more important for Golden State late in the season after Kevin Durant was injured.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:49

He's a free agent this summer and United will undoubtedly look to hand him a fresh deal, especially after his impressive display against Crystal Palace. "We wanted to go out and win the game and that is what we did". Rooney had already threatened before the goal flurry and, with United having failed to score more than two goals in a home league game since Boxing Day's win against Sunderland, United supporters clearly felt that run was about to end.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:45

Leonardo Jardim's side have been the surprise packages of the tournament, though, and with a number of exciting young players in their ranks Falcao is confident that they will improve next season. Monaco lost Tuesday's second leg 2-1 and were eliminated from the Champions League . Monaco have reached the Champions League semis for the fourth time after 1993-94, 1997-98 and 2003-04.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:42

The Queenslander started the final round poorly with two bogies in his first nine holes, but he bounced back with four back nine birdies to card a two under 70. Third-round co-leader J.B. Holmes derailed his chances with bogeys on the 14th and 15th holes. He started Sunday in a tie for first. Reigning Masters champion Garcia's ace could only help him finish tied for 13th on six-over-par.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:39

Toronto Blue Jays' center fielder Kevin Pillar was suspended by his club for two games after shouting an anti-gay slur at an opposing pitcher during their match against the Atlanta Braves. Baseball America now ranks Alford, 22, as the organization's second-best prospect and the 34th-best in the minors, and he was batting.325 with three home runs and nine stolen bases at Class AA New Hampshire.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:36

Halep, the number six seed who reached the semi-finals in the Italian capital in 2013 and 2015, will now meet the victor of the other semi-final between Garbine Muguruza and Elina Svitolina . "If I have only half of the career Novak has had, I'll be fine", Zverev said when asked if he can follow in Djokovic's footsteps. Overall, Djokovic had 27 unforced errors to 14 for Zverev, who also had 16 winners to the Serb s 11.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:39

Both the LA Clippers and Kyle Lowry want the same thing: An NBA Championship. Part of the reason the Raptors made their deadline moves was with Lowry's impending free agency in mind. It was Toronto's first playoff sweep since the opening round against Washington in 2015. If he chose to exercise his free agency and sign with another squad, a max deal could net him just over $150 million.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:33

In the final, there's 20 runs for nerves. Manoj Tiwary smacked the first one to mid-wicket boundary bringing the eqaution down to 7 from 5 balls. Smith's dogged knock went in vain as Pune, who needed 11 in the final over, lost three wickets to Johnson's left-arm pace and some sharp fielding.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:35

United will go through the motions at Old Trafford on Sunday as the Premier League comes to a meek conclusion, just days before their make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax. The two sides meet on Wednesday in Stockholm with silverware up for grabs and former goalkeeper van der Sar could be forgiven for having mixed feelings as the current Ajax chief executive played for the Red Devils for six years between 2005-11.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:35

That is certainly the case in Pittsburgh, where the Penguins are playing without Kris Letang and can't seem to go a game without losing a key player to injury. "So it's exciting to see this hockey town turn into even more of a hockey town". Saturday's Game 5 was the first game that Johansen missed since coming to Nashville in a trade with Columbus in January 2016.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:16

The Prodrive Racing Australia (PRA) Ford driver had a terrible weekend, dropping out of second place on Saturday with a driveline failure and then qualifying only 17th on Sunday, before fighting his way back to eighth in a hectic race. "There was all dirt all over the circuit". Prodrive's Chaz Mostert was the weekend's big loser in the championship battle, falling from 31 to 199 points away from the lead thanks to a mechanical failure on Saturday and starting down the order on Sunday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:10

Saturday also marked the five-year anniversary of City's 2012 Premier League win that saw Sergio Aguero's last-gasp goal snatch the title from rivals Manchester United. It's widely considered to be the most iconic moment since the English top flight was rebranded in 1992 and Silva, who was a key player as City won their first title in 44 years, says it was an "unforgettable" occasion.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:01

The Gunners are four points behind third-placed Liverpool but have a game in hand, meaning they could still sneak into the top four if the Reds drop points in either of their remaining two games. "Maybe the FA Cup semi-final win against Manchester City gave us confidence but we can't get ahead of ourselves and go too quickly". "I never questioned the character of my side, " he said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:46

When asked if Rooney will play tomorrow, he said: "I don't know". 'We will have Demetri Mitchell, McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matthew Willock, Angel Gomes and Zachary Dearnley. "He played 90 minutes in the last match, so probably not". Mourinho addressed the media today to preview both the Premier League season finale versus Crystal Palace , and the Europa League Final on Wednesday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:36

City's superior goal difference means it will be hard for Wenger's team to catch the Manchester club even if they lose on the last day of the campaign. "I think overall at the start he was, as a player, mainly focused on scoring goals and he developed his assist potential with us very well", Wenger said .

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:14

Cristiano Ronaldo has taken Real Madrid to the verge of its first Spanish league title in five years. "We have come through another final and now we just have one final push at La Rosaleda, which will be just as tough as this game", he said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:46

The Russian was denied a return to grand slam tennis at the French Open following her 15-month doping ban. She had hoped for a favour from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) because her ranking, now 211, does not warrant an automatic place.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:33

Speaking after his defeat in the Rome Masters to Alexander Zverev , Djokovic confirmed he was going to work with the eight-time Grand Slam victor. Alexander Zverev blew Novak Djokovic away on the eve of the world number two's 30th birthday away to claim his maiden ATP Masters 1000 title with a flawless performance in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia final on Sunday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:25

After watching Real Madrid playing in La Liga, Nadal trotted along to press where, as always, e had to bat away the speculation of the Ultimate Decimal. 1 Andy Murray may have wowed the crowds past year when he bossed Novak Djokovic in the final to claim his maiden win in the Italian capital. "He has already reached a Masters 1000 final and is sure to play more", he said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:27

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was aboard Royal Mo on Sunday when he says he heard a pop while turning into the stretch at Pimlico. The horse was sedated and a splint was applied. "The plan was just to do two laps jogging, but today [trainer Miguel Hernandez] said, 'Let's gallop him a mile, '" Carreno said. "It's been really peaceful for him in every way with nobody around", said exercise rider Nick Bush, the din of a busy street off in the distance.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:23

In doing so he was only the fourth horse in 34 years to win the Preakness Stakes without first running in the Kentucky Derby. This was a legit pace and considering the way this runner had trained up to the Preakness, it is not shocking that he threw in the towel.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:11

They won 3 matches this IPL season against Mumbai Indians but surely team who will hold the nerve will win today's match. Mumbai Indians batsman Kieran Pollard felt that the team showed a lot of character at key moments and played as an unit as they got the better of Sunrisers Hyderabad by one run to win their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title here on Sunday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:05

Arsene Wenger says his "professionalism or commitment" can not be questioned but that uncertainty over his future contributed to Arsenal failing to qualify for the Champions League. "It is not his fault we didn't reach the Champions League tonight, it is the technical department's responsibility for that. I don't see what he has to do with that".

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:01

Regardless of how much money any Premier League footballer is earning at their club, it's still very encouraging to see players acknowledging their supporters with gestures like this one. Let me go home'. When then asked whether he knew his team for Wednesday's final, Mourinho added: "I know, but let me go". Josh Harrop introduced himself to Manchester United fans in some style with a fine strike on his debut.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:58

But United's struggles in the league, and some tedious games particularly at Old Trafford , have seen a growing mood of disquiet, certainly among sections of the written and broadcast press. Mourinho also gave Angel Gomes his debut as a late replacement for captain Wayne Rooney, becoming the first player born in 2000 to feature in a Premier League match - and the youngest to have represented United in the competition.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:00

Harry Kane's struck a second hat-trick on the trot as Tottenham Hotspur crushed relegated Hull City 7-1 in their final English Premier League game of the season, with the Spurs striker ending the season with an impressive tally of 29 goals.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:47

Thomas initially injured the hip March 15 against Minnesota and missed the next two games. The Celtics received contributions from point guard Marcus Smart - who had seven 3-pointers while elevating to Thomas' starting role - and backup swingman Jonas Jerebko .

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:15

Liverpool needs to be there consistently. The Gunners began the day a point behind fourth-place Liverpool and were on course to displace the Reds when they took an eighth-minute lead. Manchester United still has a shot at the Champions League as they face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday. Anfield, then, was understandably nervy about whether or not they could get the job done - but at least they were playing a visiting team that have been woeful this season.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:17

He had six rebounds and six assists, but also committed six turnovers, including a costly miscue down the stretch when his pass was stolen by Jae Crowder. Kyrie Irving led the Cavs with 29 points, and Kevin Love added 28 points and 10 rebounds. Thomas, acquired by Boston at February's deadline that year, had given the Celtics the offensive jolt they so desperately needed to take the next step in their building process.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:12

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema gave Madrid a 2-0 win at Malaga on Sunday as they became Spanish champions for the first time since 2012. Another defeat seemed on the cards when Real went 2-0 down against the team with the best defensive record in the league at the time with just 25 minutes remaining.