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Lancashire and England paceman James Anderson set for groin scan on Monday

Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, still has time to be fit for the first Test against South Africa, starting on July 7 at Lord's, but the injury threatens to cut down his chances to prove he is still among England's first-choice bowlers.

May be our best efforts was not good enough: Gambhir

Rising Pune won't even exist in the IPL after Sunday. Starting with Parthiv Patel who had a good season with Mumbai Indians took the team in every match with a flying start. Smith and Ajinkya Rahane played splendid knocks with both scoring their respective fifties. Contrary to that, the team managed to score only 108 runs in the Qualifier 2 which were easily chased down by the Mumbai Indians .

Aussies through to quarter finals at London Sevens Today at 4:30

Canada secured its sixth Cup quarter-final appearance of the season when New Zealand beat Fiji 27-21 at Twickenham. Canada's 22-19 upset of Fiji to kick off the day's action means that New Zealand can make up ground on the Olympic gold medallists.

Zidane calm with Real Madrid one point away from title

Celta's Iago Aspas was later sent off for a second booking for diving although the home side briefly clawed their way back into the match when John Guidetti's deflected strike looped over Keylor Navas in the 69th minute. "It is not usual for me to have a miss like that, but it can happen to human beings who can make mistakes too". A little rest has done Cristiano Ronaldo a lot of good.

Jose Mourinho: 'Ajax should not even be in the Europa League'

Paul Pogba will definitely start as he needs playing time after the death of his father. Mourinho said after Southampton that he saw no point in making a last-minute plea to league chiefs to move the game and plans to blood several youngsters against Palace.

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

In the franchise's first public comments about losing Johansen, Peter Laviolette declined to give any details about the top-line center's apparently serious injury when the coach spoke before Game 5 against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.

Ducks' Getzlaf fined for apparent use of homophobic slur

Nashville Predators first line center Ryan Johansen will be out for the remainder of the postseason, the team confirms to News 2's Cory Curtis. With Nashville enjoying the advantage of last change, the Predators' top line was matched up primarily against a Ducks first line centered by captain Ryan Getzlaf.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp in confident mood ahead of crunch weekend

Those two back-to-back wins made Chelsea the favourites for the league. But it was short lived. Everton will finish 7th this season but have just one win in their last four. With the skeleton of the side in place, Conte left it to the trio of Pedro, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa to do the damage at the other end. "Maybe we can mark it in the middle of next season or later but it is not the game".

Arsene Wenger says Wayne Rooney transfer to Everton is possible

The drop in odds has also seen Ronald Koeman's side installed as the favourites to bring Rooney in this summer with any Chinese club now trailing behind at 13/8, while a Manchester United stay is priced at 3/1. That was undoubtedly a goal which showed his prodigious talent and he went on to carve an illustrious career for himself under the watchful eye of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

Clement still keen to speak to John Terry about possible Swansea move

Terry could be playing his final league game for Chelsea during Sunderland's visit to the Bridge hence bringing the curtains down on a remarkable career that started off almost two decades ago. "We all know he prefers to play regularly and for this reason he made a decision to leave". A further appearance and trophy could potentially follow in the May 27 FA Cup final with Arsenal, when Chelsea will seek a double.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/7/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Asked after the game about the Ducks' disappointing recent playoff history, Carlyle repeatedly distanced himself from those exits. The Oilers won Games 1 and 2 at Anaheim and they're grasping the concept that a higher price must be paid to win playoff games than to win regular-season exercises.

Arsenal on course to be last year's Premier League points

The first half was quite even, but we were focused and determined. "The goal he scored tonight shows what he's about: very good technique in a short space". "We can not find the good clinical edge", said Puel. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side have consigned their wobbles to the pages of history and are intent on chasing down what had appeared an unlikely Champions League place after victory over Southampton .

Maria Sharapova Denied Wildcard Entry To French Open After Doping Scandal

Sharapova's day went from bad to worse as she was forced to retire injured from her second-round clash at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, having took to the court just 30 minutes after Giudicelli's announcement. "But nonetheless, though there can be a wild card after an injury, there cannot be one for a return from doping". Guidicelli's argument is that he has "paid his debt" - as his wildcard for Roland Garros was rescinded at the last moment a year ago when he first came under ...

Wenger gives little away as Arsenal faces top-4 exclusion

All that's left to settle on Sunday is which of the Premier League super coaches will fail to qualify their team for the Champions League. Giroud has always struggled to win fans over at the Emirates Stadium despite a consistent return in front of goal - 98 in 225 appearances over five years - and a tempting financial offer with the promise of regular starts could well be enough to tip the balance.

Classic Empire: Preakness Stakes Contenders

Taking advantage of a post position near the inside and other contenders' early trouble, he fell into a ideal trip right behind a stamina-challenged pacesetter. The morning line established Always Dreaming as an odds-on favorite at 4-5 to win on Saturday. Preakness Facts: Opening day at Pimlico Race Course in 1870 featured the Dinner Party Stakes that was won by a horse named Preakness.

Trotz, Capitals expect desperate Penguins for Game 7

Just as troubling as the lack of pucks they've sent Holtby's way over the last two games is where those pucks have come from. The proof is hanging in the closet in Bruce Peters' home in Waldorf, Maryland, about 30 miles away from where the Presidents' Trophy winners lost Game 7 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night with a spot in the Eastern Conference finals at stake.

Ajax shouldn't be in Europa League, says Mourinho

Mourinho confirmed 19-year-old defenders Tim Fosu-Mensah, back after a shoulder injury, and Axel Tuanzebe would also play on Sunday. The Manchester United manager said in a press conference: " For the kids it will be a great experience to play in the Premier League in the last match of the season ".

Penguins vs. Senators 2017 live stream

Offensively, Pittsburgh's top lines have gone quiet. And in the playoffs, it's.924 and 2.05, but Fleury got them this far this season. In both 2009 and 2014, Fleury posted lower numbers than this year. 1. He allowed only one goal on 20 shots in 47 minutes. "Obviously when you don't you get shown those mistakes on video and then we go back out there and try to execute our game plan, and that's getting out there and trying to score some goals for our goalies".

Klopp hopes Gerrard succeeds him

When asked if he had a future at the club, Klopp told the Times: "A fit Sturridge is an unbelievable player". 'Even from outside Liverpool always looked a massive club. We had him last winter when he had a break in the U.S. (from LA Galaxy) and he had a few sessions with us, a few shooting sessions, and I thought what is that? Yet, the 32-year-old's previous outings this term suggest otherwise; he's awarded nearly one penalty every two matches this season - the highest average in the ...

Paul Pogba will face Crystal Palace, Jose Mourinho confirms

Mourinho also confirmed that a number of United youth players will make Sunday's squad as he looks to keep his senior players fresh for the cup final in Stockholm. Considering that the final takes place next Wednesday at Friends Arena in Solna, the manager has suggested he will field a much changed side against Crystal Palace.

Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

Murray now has a 1-0 record with a 1.69 goals-against-average and a.935 save percentage this postseason. Here are three things we learned on Friday. He recently got some ice time in relief duty on May 17, saving 19 of 20 shots. With Erik Karlsson anchoring the defence, something has to give on that front.

Reds rally to beat Rockies 12-8, break 7-game slide

Friday night will be Bonilla's first appearance against the Rockies, who are in the midst of a season-long 11-day, 10-game road trip. "We changed the momentum". "We score. We have, I think, a really good offensive team, and a really good defensive team". Wojciechowski (pronounced WOE-joe-howski) was called up from Triple-A Louisville pregame and became the 11th rookie pitcher to appear in a game for the Reds this season.

Kimmich: I don't want to leave Bayern

Bayern Munich rising star Joshua Kimmich has confirmed that he doesn't want to leave the club this summer. RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick has ruled out making an ambitious move for Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich . Kicker magazine reports that Spanish sides Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, as well as Manchester clubs United and City, are interested. "The coach knows I can play as a number six and at right back, also in the centre of defence".

This NBA Team Offered Four First-Round Picks For Paul George

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made the All-NBA second team, but because he wasn't originally drafted by the Celtics or wasn't traded to Boston on his original rookie deal, he's also not eligible to be a super-max player. It's becoming increasingly likely that George leaves IN as soon as the chance comes. Only with the Pacers could he sign a five-year deal in the ballpark of $210 million.

Salvador Perez: Salvador Perez homers, doubles in win

I don't think that's the right way. "I'm trying to pitch inside", Archer said. "I've had some great interactions with him the past". "He's a good hitter. Brad Miller singled in Corey Dickerson for the Rays in the first inning, but Karns pitched shutout ball from then until the seventh. Longoria was caught too far off base and doubled up, but not until after Dickerson had tagged up and scored.

Terry deserves the best send-off - Conte

Gary Cahill has been the on-field skipper for most of this season. "Honestly for sure this season wasn't easy for me about my family, because we decided my wife and my daughter would stay in Italy to allow my daughter to finish school", Conte said.

Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

Remember, last season saw Adams hit 16 homers and drive in 54 runs in 69 starts. "We think that he can be a middle-of-the-order hitter, certainly against right-handed pitching". Adams obviously wasn't primed to supplant Carpenter at first base with the left field experience not exactly panning out. "For us, as much as anything, I think this sends a message to our staff.

Neymar 'told to leave Barcelona at end of season by his father'

In this specific report, it's suggested that Manchester United would be the ideal destination, with Jose Mourinho previously linked with swooping for the 25-year-old while the Red Devils are now in the process of rebuilding a star-studded team.

Twitter reacts to Cavs crushing Celtics in record first half

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, blocks a shot by Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017 , in Boston . Yeah, he might not want to talk about LeBron James again. Things are looking quite bare for the Celtics after the team were massively outscored by the Cavaliers in game one of the best-of-seven series.

Los Angeles Chargers WR Dontrelle Inman undergoes core muscle surgery

Last year's Chargers team was once again plagued with injury, which contributed to increased reps and production for Inman, who finished 2016 with 58 receptions for 810 yards and four touchdowns. After failing to make the roster, he took his skills to Toronto and logged two 50-catch seasons for the Argonauts in the CFL before signing with the Chargers in 2014.

LeBron James Makes NBA History in Game 4 Victory Sunday

And Toronto went up by 11 points - their highest lead of the series. DeMar DeRozan isn't the type to call out management or go behind closed doors and insist this player or that player gets acquired or a certain style of play is incorporated.

Infield party in full swing ahead of Preakness

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan wants to keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore and is willing to considering investing state money in the Pimlico Race Course. McKenna said. "The champ's been knocked down and he's going to come back and try to take back the crown", Casse said. The jockey eased the colt off the rail so Always Dreaming could run free.

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

Times, but said the legendary former manager was "resting comfortably". "All we can confirm is that he's been hospitalized", Walton told Reuters. Lasorda, who suffered a heart attack in 2012, now serves as a special adviser to the chairman of the Dodgers.

IPL 2017: Gambhir Apologises to Fans After KKR's Journey Ends

The India batsman added, "Tomorrow, we got to make sure that we better and we play good cricket and focus on what we need to do as a team". One of the best pinch-hitters of the game and exceptional cricketer that he is, Dhoni completed 100 dismissals behind the wicket in IPL this season.

Hull City Relegated to EFL Championship After Loss to Crystal Palace

He added: "I am very proud of what we have achieved in the second half of the season, especially when you put into context where we were when I arrived". "It's a massive relief, that's for sure", Allardyce told Sky Sports . "If you've got the label, you accept it (as a firefighter), but building for the future relieves the stress on you".