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Watkins, Pereira lift West Michigan over Fort Wayne 12-2

The Whitecaps greeted Fort Wayne starter Reggie Lawson with two runs in the first inning by way of a Cole Bauml two-run single and a quick 2-0 lead. Other hits were by Jorge Ona, Jack Suwinski and Eguy Rosario. It's the ninth most in the Midwest League this season. West Michigan powered its way with three home runs, including a pair of three-run shots in the second.

Eddie Hall Retires After Beating 'The Mountain' To Become World's Strongest Man

Despite greats such as Terry Holland, Mark Felix and Laurence Shahlaei, none have ever managed to lift the coveted first place trophy. "In one round he finished fifth so for him to come back from that, whilst competing against some of the legends in the World's Strongest Man tournament is incredible".

Liverpool coach Gerrard: Everyone excited about Klopp transfer plans

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard believes that the club could have achieved remarkable success had Jurgen Klopp been appointed manager three of four years earlier. Liverpool are set to go on big spending spree in the transfer window in preparation for Champions League football next season, with Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and Red Bull Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita among those linked with summer moves to Anfield.

Major League Baseball opens probe of Blue Jays gay slur

Despite the club suspension, Pillar could be facing more punishment from Major League Baseball, which saw enough to open an investigation, according to Sportsnet . Pillar called Motte a "fag" or "faggot" after Pillar struck out on a quick pitch from Motte during the seventh inning on Wednesday. Pillar apologized for the slur, and as far as these kinds of apologies go, it's a good one that actually seems honest - no mentions of "Sorry if I offended you" or anything like that, a tactic that ...

Oliseh, Ikpeba Celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup Win, Urge Wenger Stay

Fabregas had been introduced in place of Nemanja Matic just after the hour mark, with the Spain worldwide unhappy to have been given a watching brief beforehand. Fabregas started just 15 games for Chelsea across the entire campaign and refused to rule out a move away from the club this summer. "But we would prefer to win the Premier League to the FA Cup , so it is still a good season", he is quoted as saying by The Mirror .

No win but no regrets as Alonso returns to F1

Despite failing to claim open wheel racing's richest prize in 11 attempts as a driver, Michael Andretti has found a steady home in Victory Lane at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Howard was not injured. After Howard hit the outside wall, his auto drifted down the track. The pole sitter's vehicle flipped end-over-end and completed a 180-degree rotation, before hitting the barrier of the inside wall.

Johnson through to 2nd round at French Open

But his winning run was brought to an end in the semi-finals in Rome last week by Austrian Dominic Thiem, with 20-year-old Alexander Zverev going on to become the youngest victor of a Masters event in a decade. "He can also play fantastic here". Relegated to Court Suzanne Lenglen while defending champion Novak Djokovic was swatting aside Spain's Marcel Granollers on the main Philippe Chatrier showcourt, Nadal was imperious as he steamed through the first set in under half an hour.

Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500, Alonso Forced To Retire

It was a case of deja vu for Alonso , who came to the Indy 500 partly to escape the engine problems plaguing his McLaren Formula One team and chase a second jewel in motor racing's Triple Crown. "They had come to us and said, 'We can give you a little less reliable engine and it would have more power, ' so of course we said, 'Let's go for the power.' And when we did that, obviously, we knew there was going to be some sad faces".

Tottenham 'locked in battle with Everton for £22m Harry Maguire'

The 24-year-old made 36 appearances in all competitions for the Tigers last season and put in some impressive performances but he wasn't able to prevent Hull from dropping back down to the Championship. There will be no shortage of suitors for his signature, but Spurs are thought to be leading the way as boss Mauricio Pochettino looks to bolster his options ahead of another tilt at the Champions League and Premier League title next season.

Hart bids farewell to Torino

The Man City goalkeeper has confirmed he will be leaving Torino at the end of the season, and bid an emotional farewell to the club's supporters . Speaking to Italian media about his time at Torino , Hart said: "I really enjoyed it". "For now it's just a goodbye, because I'll come back to see you and meet everyone".

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Sitting just behind her is older sister, Venus, still in single digits with seven Grand Slam singles trophies, and hoping for an eighth with a first French Open victory. The Rome champion's stats this season are just wow! "He's on the top to win here", Thiem said of Nadal . Nadal will kick off his campaign against local favorite Benoit Paire , and is likely to face fifth-seeded Milos Raonic in the quarter-final if everything goes well in his way.

Irving, James lead Cavs over Celtics

So Brown is literally being paid by both teams in the NBA Finals. But it all evaporated. LeBron James and company were unbeaten through 10 games before losing to the Celtics on a last-second 3-pointer in Sunday's Game 3. "I would love to be here long term and win championships here", said Thomas. And I don't mean just the NBA Finals or the playoffs, this applies to any NBA game and wider.

Jose Mourinho opens up about Manchester United's interest in Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United , with the odds on the transfer only improving after United's Europa League win guaranteed them Champions League football next season. And now he is determined to escape football at least for a few weeks as he recharges his batteries following a tough first year in charge of United.

South Africa questioned over fresh ball-tampering claims

The accusation frustrated the Proteas skipper given the subject of ball-tampering is a sore point for the team, Faf du Plessis having been fined his entire match fee for shining the ball during the second Test against Australia last winter.

Irving, James Star As Cavaliers Down Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers are closing in on another trip to the NBA Finals as they beat the Boston Celtics in Game 4, 112-99, to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. After allowing the Celtics to seize the early momentum in Game 4, the Cavs barely gave them the chance in Game 5. Love continued to knock down shots from the outside, Irving sliced his way into the lane to the rim and James got free for several of his one-handed, tomahawk dunks.

Terry: I haven't ruled out retirement after Chelsea

The manager has shown great confidence in me. Clement revealed last month he would explore the possibility of signing the 36-year-old if his side secured Premier League safety, which they have now done after Hull City's relegation. "That will serve me well, just for me, to take the experience and kind of see how things will happen in the future". "I was sitting there hoping the boys did well and kept winning".

David Luiz took pay cut to return to Chelsea

Chelsea were criticised for making a "panic buy" as they signed Luiz in the final hours of the summer transfer window, while the 30-year-old was doubted over his playing style. The contrast between the Chelsea of last season and the Antonio Conte side going for a league and cup "double" is enormous; and Luiz has been such an important par of the transformation, becoming a pivotal cog in Conte's 3-4-3 formation.

'Distracting' supermodel advert back at F1's Monaco Grand Prix

Vettel is now the leader in the FIA World Championship table (104 points) and will get the opportunity to distance himself from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton (98 points), who would struggle to secure a podium finish in a track that rarely accommodates overtaking manoeuvres.

Loan move could be flawless for Batshuayi and Newcastle — In Focus

The likes of AS Monaco , West Ham United and newly-promoted Newcastle United have been linked with a loan move for the Belgian in order to give him more regular first-team football in the build-up to the 2018 World Cup, and Batshuayi is happy to go wherever Chelsea want him.

Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

Police recorded the arrest at 07:18 local time (11:18 GMT) and the golfer was released a few hours later, records from Palm Beach County police show. It was instant nerve relief. He released a statement saying: "The surgery went well, and I'm optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain".

Woman injured after she leaps from bridge following arrest

The OHP says a trooper was taking the woman to jail when he stopped on the side of the road because she complained of being sick. She leaped off the 193rd Street and I-44 bridge, near the Hardrock Casino. The woman allegedly bolted from the patrol vehicle when the trooper opened the door, ran across the eastbound lanes of the interstate and jumped from the overpass.

Herrera the kind of signing that would excite Rangers fans — In Focus

Indeed Dorrans could be joined by Mexican midfielder Carlos Pena at Ibrox as the club continue to hold talks with CD Guadalajara (Chivas) about a deal this summer. Dorrans scored six goals in 24 appearances for the Canaries last season in a campaign disrupted by a knee ligament injury picked up at Reading on Boxing Day.

Theresa May to confront Trump on Manchester attack leaks

Salman Abedi's acquaintances were stunned to learn that he was the man believed to have carried out a suicide bombing at a concert hall this week, killing 22 people. Britain routinely shares intelligence with the United States bilaterally, and as part of the "Five Eyes" network which also includes Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Wozniacki survives French Open scare against Aussie teen Fourlis

The motto "if at first you don't succeed" might have been coined for Japan's Yuichi Sugita, who after a battling French Open main draw debut on Sunday finds himself close to reaching the second round of a grand slam for the first time. "Francesca is a legend", Muguruza said courtside. But Sugita should have the momentum at Roland Garros on Monday, having won the third set and built up a 4-2 lead in the fourth, when the players resume as second match on Court Six.

FA Cup victor Wenger: Arsenal future decided Tuesday

Arsene Wenger said Arsenal's "spectacular" 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea was just reward for an outstanding display from his team at the end of a turbulent season . After a torrid run of form at the start of spring, Wenger opted to alter his tactics and set his side out with a three-man defence. There was better luck, too.

Takuma Sato wins Indy 500, Alonso retires with engine failure

But he emerged with a fearless finish made all the more impressive by the memory of 2012, when his last-lap attempt to grab the lead from Dario Franchitti ended with the Japanese driver in the wall. Foyt in Long Beach in 2013 - a span of 74 races. Franchitti got the win, and Sato was left with the one that got away. "I didn't know if I can be as quick as anyone in an Indy auto".

WSBK Rider Nicky Hayden Dies After Sustaining Injuries In Bicycle Crash

A veteran of 218 MotoGP races , he won the world title with Repsol Honda in 2006 - ending Valentino Rossi's streak of five successive championships - and also raced for Ducati before switching to the Honda World Superbike circuit past year.

Korean Kim becomes youngest to win Players Championship

He became just the second person from South Korea to win the Players, joining K.J. Choi, and earned a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour along with a three-year major-championship exemption with the win. Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain hit 8-iron that bounded off the side of a bunker and into the cup for an albatross 2 on the par-5 16th. "From being in a position a couple of weeks ago where I wasn't here to finish tied second, it's a good week", Poulter told Sky Sports after his best finish ...

Novak Djokovic wins opening match at French Open

Thiem reached the French Open semi-finals a year ago, losing to eventual champion Djokovic . It was the manner of defeat that was in stark contrast with the glory days. The 2017 French Open runs through May 28 and June 11. Due to absence of Serena Williams , Maria Sharapova , Victoria Azarenka , women's potential champions of the division, Angelique Karber.

16th person arrested in Manchester bombing

The BBC said MI5 was alerted at least three times to his "extremist views". A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex. British officials have confirmed that he had recently returned from Libya and the officers said police needed information about his movements from May 18 when he returned to Britain.

Del Potro passes French Open fitness test

While No. 1 Andy Murray , No. 2 Novak Djokovic , No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 4 Rafael Nadal (No. 5 Roger Federer is skipping Paris) all have designs on another major trophy, could someone such as Alexander Zverev, who just turned 20 last month, or Dominic Thiem, 23, make a breakthrough for the kids? Now I have to play well here.

Game No. 51 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles

George Springer belted a two-run homer and Jose Altuve went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Astros, who have won three straight and five of six to improve to 5-4 on their 10-game homestand. The Orioles have moved struggling RHP Ubaldo Jimenez to the bullpen and will move reliever Alec Asher into the rotation to start on Sunday. But manager Buck Showalter said he was feeling better and that he expects him to return on Monday.

MS lawmaker apologizes after calling for lynching of people removing Confederate statues

I am very sorry. Another friend asked me to consider these four monuments from the perspective of an African-American mother or father trying to explain to their fifth-grade daughter who Robert E. Sam Mims, R-McComb, foreground left, confer with an unseen, Bryant Clark, D-Pickens, during the 2017 Legislature at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The post made on May 20 was about the monuments that were being removed in Louisiana.

Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory

Last year, Mercedes finished almost 300 points ahead of Red Bull in the constructors' championship, winning 19 of 21 races as Rosberg pipped Hamilton to the title before dramatically announcing his retirement from F1. Button failed to finish following damage sustained in the extraordinary incident and was later hit with a three-place grid penalty from the stewards.

Watch Championship play-off final live online and on TV

David Wagner , meanwhile, has acknowledged that his future nearly certainly hinges on the outcome of the Monday's final. With a place in the 2017/18 Premier League campaign and some £170 million up for grabs, there are no doubts Huddersfield Town and Reading will be fighting for their lives in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.