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Murray must prove fitness for Lions - Gatland

Murray must prove fitness for Lions - Gatland

Put players and teams under pressure and they are human - they will make mistakes. "But that is not going to be easy to do". "If we go there prepared then we understand our enemy a bit better", Gatland said. "We decided on a number of positions yesterday (Tuesday)". Now that has all changed and the home side has the time to get together and train together.



Jose Mourinho upset with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo injuries

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has vowed that "giving up is not an option" as he looks to work his way back from injury. No timeline has been set for the striker's return but at his age - 36 in October - and with his contract due to expire at the end of the season, talk of retirement has emerged.


Marlins turn things around in 6th, take series from Padres

Marlins turn things around in 6th, take series from Padres

Kevin Quackenbush, who is looking a lot like the guy the Padres through was closer material just a couple of years ago before struggling and bouncing up and down between Petco Park and Triple-A El Paso, came in and got six straight outs. "I thought at the beginning probably a little over-amped, fastball running more armside than sinking, pitching at a higher velocity than he usually does, so it was good to see he felt good".



Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League games

Zaitsev skated at Air Canada Centre on Sunday afternoon and either he or Alexey Marchenko will get the nod for Monday night. Washington then appeared to go up 5-2 with just under 12 minutes to go, but that apparent goal from Schmidt was waved off immediately on goalie interference.


Canaan scores 13, but Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Canaan scores 13, but Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

I can't do it without those guys. Sunday's game was the first time Thomas addressed reporters following the death of his younger sister, Chyna, on April 15. But he also insisted the guard is getting away with carrying the ball. "But when you're allowed to discontinue your dribble on every possession, he's impossible to guard", Hoiberg added.



Lionel Messi scores 500th career goal for Barcelona

The 29-year-old has reached the remarkable figure in only 577 appearances for the club, which he joined at the age of 13 back in 2001. Lionel Messi is widely considered to be one of the greatest players in the game of soccer - and he certainly showed it on Sunday, when a two-goal match earned him his 500th career tally for Barcelona .