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Yankees-Astros play 2 on Jeter's day

Jeter was, by some, overrated. Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. It's not exactly hard to see why so many people question Jeter's greatness. The only thing that needs to happen Sunday night is how Jeter is introduced. Jeter will be the first Yankees' player to have his number retired since teammates Andy Pettitte , Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams were honored in 2015.



Schmuck: Triple Crown season turns bittersweet with Cloud Computing's win

Cloud Computing caught Classic Empire in the final strides to win the Preakness in an upset. The Derby victor finished eighth in the field of 10, fading after dueling with Classic Empire through the first mile of the race. "I'm not going to dispute the fact that we brought in a fresh horse - that was part of our strategy", trainer Chad Brown said. "I kind of process through it and say, 'What would I have done differently if I could?' I don't know if there's anything I could have ...



Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS - At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag. It happened, just not by the one some expected. I really pushed it. Fernando Alonso had a spectacular race before falling victim to his engine late in the race. Alonso's race came to a premature conclusion 24th place with a mechanical issue after 179 laps.



Vettel: Switch with Raikkonen wasn't planned

Michael Schumacher's victory in 2001 was the Scuderia's last here, but the German took his second win in the principality after some blistering laps midway through the race . "We go with those but obviously I don't know what happened other than we had 1 and 2, I got a less good result that I was hoping". Finland's Valtteri Bottas also winning in Russian Federation for Mercedes .


Mourinho relishes Manchester United's 'victory of pragmatism'

Mourinho relishes Manchester United's 'victory of pragmatism'

Like many, he was affected by Monday night's bombing at the Manchester Arena which took the lives of at least 22 people. Manchester United's team celebrates on the podium with the trophy. I think I understand what's right and what's needed for the club, and I respect that. "It means everything. It means the third trophy and going back to the Champions League and winning a European trophy and playing Super League in Macedonia in August and means for the club the last piece of the ...



Raikkonen: I had to trust Ferrari's strategy

Vettel now leads the Drivers' Championship by 25 points from Hamilton in P2 on 104 points. Raikkonen never escaped Vettel's clutches, and pitted at the end of Lap 34 as Ferrari responded to the stops of Verstappen & Bottas behind. Ricciardo's happiness a completely different mood than that of Raikkonen, who was stony-faced throughout his post-race interview and remained so throughout a 30-minute long press conference.