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Always Dreaming looks very much for real as Preakness awaits

But when American Pharoah snapped the drought, did we suddenly forget how hard of an accomplishment this is? Two years later, the possibility presents itself for another Triple Crown victor. But in the last 15 years or so, that has not been the case. His Derby win was no fluke. That was intentional. Conquest Mo Money could have run at the Kentucky Derby but co-owner Tom McKenna doesn't like 20-horse fields; he calls Derby "bumper cars".



Mumbai Indians in final of IPL-X, beat KKR by six wickets

Mumbai Indians inflicted a punishing six-wicket defeat on Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL Qualifier-2 here on Friday, and entered the final in style. Although it was a sticky 140-150 wicket, KKR lost too many wickets up front and failed to muster a defendable total. If you lose 5 wickets in the first 6-7 overs, you never recover.



Celtics overcome Wizards, set up Cavs clash

Isaiah Thomas delivered a huge performance for the Celtics . Al Horford also finished with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Celtics . Thomas started it off with a triple to even the score, and the star guard responded with another 3-pointer on the ensuing possession. Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier also made positive contributions off the bench.



Man. City on brink of Champions League spot

It's my first year here but when I see what I saw tonight, I realise the impact of this guy at the club. Zabaleta was given his Etihad Stadium farewell on Tuesday night when City beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1, with Pep Guardiola deciding to bring the right back on for the final 15 minutes to say goodbye to City fans after nearly ten years with the club.



Beating Arsenal will be boost for next season - Schneiderlin

The Toffees have enjoyed an impressive campaign to date, although they have only won one of their last four games, a 1-0 triumph against Watford last time out. Olivier Giroud has started up front in the past two consecutive games but Danny Welbeck could be involved instead if Wenger goes for a more mobile option in attack.



Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

It was the second-to-last overall spot. "As well as we played tonight, we've got a couple of things we can do better". After outsprinting the Cavaliers to the No. Yes, the Celtics were able to overcome losing the first two games at home to Chicago but Jimmy Butler and the Bulls aren't exactly LeBron James and the Cavaliers , are they? This was a must-win game for the Celtics , and just as it was in Game 1, they were out of it nearly immediately.