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Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes horse race

Tapwrit finished sixth, 10 1/4 lengths behind his stablemate in the Derby, but had to steady early when Irish War Cry cut across the field soon after the start and had a less-than-ideal trip the rest of the way. It was the third Belmont victory for Pletcher, who lost by a nose with Destin previous year. Where: Belmont Park in Elmont, New York . We kind of hoped that somebody else would go for it, but he had to go to Plan B and [jockey] Rajiv [Maragh] did a great job .



Stanley Cup Final: Pens' Crosby, Predators' Rinne headline Conn Smythe contenders

One that can't get back to the creature comforts of Smashville fast enough. After the Penguins won the first two games in Pittsburgh, the Predators responded by winning Games 3 and 4 in Nashville. And apparently not taking any more stuff from Subban either. "He was doing some sort of UFC move on my foot", Crosby said. "I know there's things we can do that can support our goaltender better".


Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

It raised the question: What would happen if Peter Burling fell off the Team New Zealand boat during a race? Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge feared for his safety when he was nearly run over by Team NZ on the Great Sound off Bermuda.


Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's close-range finish after 70 minutes looked to have put England on course for three points that would have cemented their position at the top of Group F - only for Scotland to turn a largely undistinguished game upside down in the closing moments.


Texas A&M nips Davidson in 15 innings

Texas A&M nips Davidson in 15 innings

A win by Davidson would force a deciding Game 3 with the victor going to Omaha. Davidson's biggest regret will be messing up a squeeze play with runners on the corners and one out in the 13th. Baine Schoenvogel and Walker Pennington had chances to end the game, but both popped up bring Janca to the plate for his late-game heroics. Texas A&M third base coach Will bolt cheers Braden Shewmake (8) who slid into third base, setting him up for the winning run, as Davidson infielder ...


Dominic Thiem vs Novak Djokovic

Dominic Thiem vs Novak Djokovic

The match will also be played on Court Philippe Chatrier, a court where Nadal has thrived . "Of course, it's good to have conserved your energy, but for Thiem I think I'd have liked to see him answer a few more questions", the Swede, in Paris as a presenter for Eurosport's daily flagship show "Game, Set and Mats", told Reuters.