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Klopp touts Gerrard as Liverpool successor

LIVERPOOL'S poor UEFA ranking means the stakes are even higher when it takes on Middlesbrough on Sunday night to try to seal third in the English Premier League and an automatic spot in next season's UEFA Champions League. "We'll be without him on Sunday, but no concerns [about long-term problems]". Not 100 per cent, no. It should not sound negative but if Champions League is the only reason why a player is coming it makes no sense for him or for us because one year of not qualifying and ...


Man dies after falling at Wrigley Field in Chicago

Man dies after falling at Wrigley Field in Chicago

He said his son was a lifelong Cubs fan. "Velocity was up, you saw the bad takes, the bad swings, contact wasn't as hard". Kyle Schwarber is out of the Cubs' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Reds. Cubs rookie Ian Happ will be in center field again and bat cleanup. But Chicago was hardly through. Jay followed with a single up the middle, scoring Montero to make it 7-2.


DeGrom stops Mets' 7-game skid

DeGrom stops Mets' 7-game skid

Reyes corralled the rebound, then turned to keep the runners stuck at their bases. Cameron Maybin then flied out to right to end the inning. Trout had a pair of singles and after Kole Calhoun advanced to second on a wild pitch with two outs in the sixth, Collins opted to have deGrom walk Trout - despite a 3-2 count.



Ducks tie West final against Predators

Unfortunately, it's kind of their thing. Sami Vatanen , Jacob Silfverberg and Ondrej Kase each had a goal for the Ducks, who wiped out a two-goal deficit to prevail. While Neal scored the victor, he was only open to score on P.K. Subban's pass because the defenceman froze the entire Anaheim defence with a picture-perfect shot fake.


Preakness 2017: Gunnevera poised to bounce back

Preakness 2017: Gunnevera poised to bounce back

Southern California racing was on top. What's that old blues song, if it wasn't for bad luck I'd have no luck at all? "We were able to walk him onto the horse ambulance, brought him back to the stakes barn, took radiographs through the Kimzey and at that point saw the comminuted fracture".



Sanchez keeps Arsenal in race, City all but there

A quick refresher: the fourth-place team wins a spot in the Champions League playoffs while the third-place team is guaranteed a spot in the group stage. Arsenal , lastly, need a favour. W2W4 previews the weekend's Premier League fixtures and highlights five key storylines. As it stands , City have the advantage, since Pep Guardiola's team are three points ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal .