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Ribchester glides to victory in season's first Group One mile at Newbury

Last year's 2,000 Guineas victor Galileo Gold appeared unsettled before the race and finished fifth. There aren't many horse like Ribchester in the world. When he got beat a couple of times past year I always felt he'd get stronger and he'd keep improving. Ribchester led a line of six horses running down the center of Newbury's straight course as Galileo Gold, also racing near the front end, went over to the stand's side rail under Frankie Dettori.

Pontus Aberg: Pontus Aberg scores GWG in GM 5 win over ANA

The best-of-7 series is tied 2-2 with Game 5 at Anaheim on Saturday (7:15 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, TVA Sports). Fisher's last shift came in the third period when he was hit in the head in front of the Predators net by Ducks defenseman Josh Manson 's knee, who leaped to bat a floating puck.

IPL 2017: Can Pune be Mumbai's big brother tonight?

Billed as a "Maharashtra Derby", the summit clash is set to be a bit more than an inter-city battle with huge reputations of big stars at stake. They were heavily reliant on their bowlers in most of their matches as their batsmen were inconsistent throughout the tournament.

Don't kill me for playing kids: Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has made note of the difficulty that stems from Wayne Rooney's current predicament at Manchester United, lamenting the way he only received the chance to work with him during the dying stages of his career. "I think if he has the possibility to play the final he would play with one leg because he is able to do that". (We have a) fantastic group of players, fantastic spirit since the beginning of the season - a hard run, lots of matches, we spent more time travelling, playing, in ...

Thomas ruled out for remainder of National Basketball Association postseason

Thomas was just 7-for-25 in his two games against Cleveland . I believe we have another level as well. Welp. The Cleveland Cavaliers utterly embarrassed the Boston Celtics in Boston last night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals and leave everyone with the sense of the inevitable.

Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

He was awake, alert and was taken to Indiana University Methodist Hospital for further observation. The Dale Coyne Racing driver jumped to the top of the speed chart with some extra horsepower, posting the fastest lap of the week at 233.116 miles per hour.

Isaiah Thomas out for rest of playoffs

He was struggling against the Cavaliers, scoring just two points on 0-for-6 shooting in Game 2 after putting up 17 points in Celtics' Game 1 loss on Wednesday. We both looked at each other in agreement that there was no reason for him to continue watching this game with me. This injury ends a tumultuous postseason for Thomas.

Man Utd: Ibrahimovic Expected at Europa League Final Against Ajax

Marouane Fellaini is having a hamstring injury assessed, while Chris Smalling is set to be fit for Wednesday's final despite a " small problem " keeping him out against Palace. "We started the Europa League from the start of the season and we had to fight". All of United's squad deserve to head to Stockholm so it's great to hear they'll all be travelling and if we can overcome an exciting and youthful Ajax side, we'll win the last major trophy which United don't have in our locker.

Cloud Computing edges Classic Empire to win Preakness Stakes

To absolutely no surprise, Always Dreaming remains odds-on, at 4-5. Lookin at Lee, the son of 2010 Preakness victor Lookin at Lucky, was a longshot at Churchill Downs (33-1) but after finishing second, he was 10-1 for the Preakness in the early odds.

After rain delay, Pigot hits wall in Indy 500 practice

Pigot's No. 11 Juncos Racing Chevy, which made hard contact after executing a 360-degree spin and going nose first into the Turn 2 wall on Friday, is on the road to being repaired in time to venture out this afternoon. Pigot was not injured. He is driving for Juncos Racing after finishing 25th as a rookie past year. Qualifying begins Saturday. Sunday features the nine-car pole shootout, and the race is scheduled for May 28.

Halep reaches Italian Open final with 10th straight win

With Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal already out of the tournament, Djokovic is the hot favourite to win the tournament. He resumed 6-1, 1-2 up. The only break of the second set arrived in the fifth game, which world number two Djokovic claimed before successfully holding in the remainder. However, Thiem took advantage on his opponent's next service game, putting in several delightful returns which had the audience on their feet before closing the game with a crosscourt forehand.

Fernandinho urges Pep Guardiola to offer Yaya Toure new Manchester City deal

That is to say should he have been at a "big club", as Guardiola puts it. "There is much more optimism that the club hasn't had since I've been here and people want to feel that and be part of it". Zabaleta came on to a standing ovation in the 62nd minute against West Brom. Just get the win, lads. The victory leaves Arsenal fifth on 72 points, one behind Liverpool and three behind third-placed Manchester City ahead of Sunday's final round of fixtures to decide who will join Chelsea and ...

Astros lose to Indians 3-0 at Minute Maid Park

A freaky base hit mixed in with erratic command from Mike Fiers paved way to an early edge as Jason Kipnis singled in Chisenhall to yield a 1-0 lead. Hinch was happy with the way Fiers shook off the home run to get through six innings. The team may not be quite the dominant force that their talent and championship pedigree suggests they should be, but they are only one game back from the AL Central division lead and have shown flashes of brilliance when both their pitching and hitting are on.

Clevinger helps Indians shut out Astros for 3-0 win

Miller struck out two in the eighth and Allen allowed one hit in the ninth to convert his 12th save in as many opportunities and give him 21 straight dating to August 18. "We were trying to get him through that sixth inning hurdle that has been troublesome for him". Cleveland comes into today's game at 21-19 overall and 13-9 on the road.

Cloud Computing Wins The Preakness

The victory by Cloud Computing - one of several horses Klarman owns that he gave names related to finance, technology and "other names that make sense in a business or economics content" - eclipsed his two most lasting sports memories.

Brewers slugger Braun nears return from DL for calf strain

The Cubs only trailed by a run when umpires stopped the game in the sixth inning with heavy rains falling. "We swung the bat well early, but the game was swung on the fact that we couldn't throw strikes", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said.

When in Rome: Djokovic into eighth final

The second stanza was a more competitive affair but Djokovic secured the all-important break in the fifth game to seal his progression. "It is an incredible feeling, after our last two meetings I was finally able to turn the tables and gain the win".

Cloud Computing Pulls Upset Win At Preakness, Ending Triple Crown Hopes

It appeared to be a two-horse race for the majority of the 1 3/16-mile course, with Classic Empire and Always Dreaming running neck-and-neck from the opening gates. "I've been training now for 10 years". "Do I think he's a mile-and-half horse?" The number of horses that raced on this year's card was 125, down 6 percent compared with last year's 133 runners.

Nashville Predators Headed To Western Conference Final — Bye Bye Blues

The roster shake-up continued into the season with the firing of coach Ken Hitchcock on February 1 and the trade of defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk not long after. Roman Josi , another defeseman, also has 8 points. "Probably every game, he was our best player and he was our best player again". Jaden Schwartz gave the Blues a 2-1 lead 25 seconds into the third period on another rebound.

Celtics'sThomas out for rest of playoffs wit hip injury

I care about him off the floor. "It's hard", Boston forward Al Horford said. In matchups with some of his best contemporaries-Jimmy Butler and John Wall-Isaiah more than held his own, and he played with a fearlessness that rendered his height meaningless.

Arsene Wenger must quit as Arsenal manager - Jamie Redknapp

That would mean that Wenger would still have control over transfers and tactics; he certainly seemed more open to the idea of accepting help when quizzed about developments on Friday. Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has agreed to extend his stay at the club and will accept a backroom shake-up. But Kroenke's ambition is still to win the Premier League and make the club competitive in the Champions League again, the source said.

Eric Dier to Manchester United: Tottenham inform Jose Mourinho of their plans

The newspaper says Mourinho is keen to be reunited with Matic at Old Trafford and feels the Serbian worldwide is a more attainable target than Dier this summer. Michael Carrick's advancing years and soon-to-be expiring contract mean that a true holding midfielder to play in the engine room alongside Pogba and Ander Herrera should be a priority.

Celtics vs. Cavs: Boston's Isaiah Thomas ruled out for remainder of playoffs

Thomas was ruled out at halftime with a hip injury for the remainder of Friday night's Game 2 matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. After aggravating it during Game 6 of the second round against the Washington Wizards, Thomas only played Game 7 after undergoing tests at the hospital.

WTA CEO releases statement responding to French Open wild-card announcements

While she will at least have a chance to qualify for Wimbledon, the French Open will now be without the twice-former victor as well as Roger Federer and the pregnant Serena Williams. "Wildcards are offered at tournaments' sole discretion", the statement reads . But nevertheless Roland Garros invests a lot - along with the other Grand Slams, the ATP , and the WTA - into the fight against doping.

Atletico Madrid open talks with Aston Villa for Jordan Amavi

To be fair, Xia's caption with the photos doesn't really help, but surely it's pretty clear he's just joking about actually signing Carlos, right? "I met with the club, but nothing happened", he recounted to The Sun a week or so ago. Another Villa signing that could be on his way out is Ross McCormack, who was sent on-loan by the 56-year-old manager in January following an altercation regarding the player's electric gates stopping him from training.

Tigers snap Rangers' streak at 10, beat Texas 9-3

Griffin. Cincinnati's losing streak was its longest since it dropped 11 straight last May. Verlander allowed three runs on four hits, walked one and struck out five. With Victor Martinez on paternity leave , Hicks will provide an extra option for manager Brad Ausmus at catcher, first base, designated hitter, pinch-hitter or maybe even third base or the outfield.

Man accused of using ax to kill four-year-old nephew

The Broomfield Enterprise reported that the grandmother, Charlotte Doll, told police she sat with her grandson for a while as he played with an iPad. Doll is being held without bail on the charges, one of which alleges he killed his nephew with deliberation. KUSA-TV reported that the day of the slaying was not the first time police had been called to the Doll home.

Monaco eager for Mbappe to stay amid Madrid links

However, Vasilyev insists the club will not be forced into selling their star asset following his incredible form at Old Trafford this season. Monaco plan to offer him a new deal to tie him down for another couple of years, an extension that would presumably see his wages increase and protect his value.

Curry shines as Warriors crush Spurs, lead series 2-0

When the San Antonio Spurs return to the AT&T Center on Saturday for Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference finals, expect a different guy wearing No. Can we please just file this under the list of stupid things sports fans do that makes a mockery out of other fans who have common sense and aren't constantly looking for ways to waste money? But there's got to be an inside threat, somebody else that can score for you.

Phillies swept by red-hot Rangers

A Royals 5, Yankees 1: Danny Duffy tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, and Kansas City defeated visiting NY to avoid a three-game sweep. Phillies: Jeremy Hellickson, 0-1 with a 7.90 ERA in three May starts, goes for the Phillies in a series opener Friday night at Pittsburgh.

Nova throws a gem as Pirates beat Phillies

Philadelphia took the lead in the sixth. Allowing the opposing pitcher to reach base should never happen, especially via the walk. This made it 2-0 Pirates after 1 inning. Lindblom felt achy when he woke up Saturday morning after pitching 2 1/3 relief innings Friday night. With one out, Velasquez walked Freese , and allowed a single to John Jaso.

Antonio Valencia to be captain in Europa League final vs Ajax

That's a place lower than past year but they can still qualify for the Champions League. 'They are two wonderful goalkeepers and two great people as well; they're good friends. Mourinho confirmed 19-year-old defenders Tim Fosu-Mensah and Axel Tuanzebe will also play against Palace as a number of star players are reduced to watching briefs ahead of the Ajax match.

Bowyer, Blaney, Suarez and Elliott round out All-Star field

Bowyer started from the pole and dominated the first stage by leading all 20 laps and winning by 3.6 seconds to reach his eighth All-Star race. Much like all-star weekends in other sports, NASCAR's All-Star Race is drastically different than any race of the season.

Boston's Chris Sale ties record with 8th straight 10 K game

The A's have taken the first three games of the four-game series. They will go for the sweep on Sunday afternoon. "I like to stay in the game as long as I can", he said. The A's entered the game with 59 home runs, tied for second in the American League, one behind the New York Yankees . It's the first time all season the Sox have lost three in a row.

National Hockey League playoffs: Penguins vs. Senators Game 4

Also, it's becoming clearer that the number of shots takes its toll on Fleury. Pittsburgh was the highest-scoring team during the regular season, but has mustered only three goals through the first three games against Ottawa. Johansen was injured during the Ducks' overtime victory in Game 4, which evened the series . "You don't need to play all the time to be good. We put the hammer down in the third to get ourselves back in this game".