BALTIMORE - Many have tabbed Saturday's Preakness Stakes as nothing more than a match race between Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and 2-year-old champion Classic Empire.
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport. Romanian Border Police spokesman Fabian Badila confirmed to The Associated Press that the player left Romania for the United States ... SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will not play against Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals because of a sprained left ankle.
As the middle of the Triple Crown races, the Preakness Stakes doesn't have the glamor of the Kentucky Derby or the historical importance that the Belmont Stakes can carry as the final event of the three. Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the remainder of the postseason after aggravating a right hip injury during Friday's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Joe Burgess pounced for a last-minute try to earn Wigan a 24-24 draw in their Grand Final rematch with Warrington in a dramatic finish to the opening day of the Dacia Magic Weekend in Newcastle. Eden Hazard admits Chelsea lacked motivation last season and says the Premier League champions will be 'in trouble' next term should they let standards slip.
Hamilton's 4-0 victory over Dundee rendered the Caley Jags' result redundant, condemning them to the Championship for the first time in eight years. Luca Waldschmidt scored a late winner to condemn Wolfsburg to Bundesliga's relegation play-off spot and help Hamburg escape another dice with the drop.