Caps vs Bruins, Game Two: Open thread - Russian Machine Never Breaks

This is your open thread to discuss Game Two between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals. Have at it below. Links Watch on NBCSWSH NHL Game Summary NHL Event Summary Natural Stat Trick Game Report Moneypuck Game Report Jake Debrusk...

Taijuan Walker exits early vs. Braves as Mets injury insanity continues - New York Post

The Mets’ mounting injury problems took yet another gut punch Monday night.

Off-the-cuff Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell jokes about bringing pet lion to practice - ESPN

Dan Campbell has yet to coach an actual game in Detroit, but the first-year Lions coach is already making an early case as one of the most entertaining coaches in the league with his off-the-cuff style.

Rizzo dons Lester Cubs jersey before faceoff - MLB.com

Anthony Rizzo was Cubs teammates with Jon Lester for six seasons, which included Chicago’s long-awaited 2016 championship. So with Lester returning to Wrigley Field to start against his former club on Monday night as a member of the Nationals, Rizzo paid homa…

Detroit Pistons won 20 games this season. Here's why Troy Weaver sees brighter days ahead - Detroit Free Press

After a successful rebuilding season, Troy Weaver is done with losing. He's optimistic the Detroit Pistons are ready to make a leap forward.

Yankees’ Zack Britton has setback rehabbing from elbow surgery - NJ.com

Yankees reliever Zack Britton had a bone chip removed from his pitching elbow on March 15.

The easy way for NBA to prevent seed-based tanking from Clippers, others - ClutchPoints

The Clippers out-tanked the lowly Thunder, and the Nuggets played YMCA ball against the Blazers. The NBA can prevent this in the future.

Clean slide by Manny? Players, coaches: Yes - MLB.com

SAN DIEGO -- Here's a core baserunning tenet that Padres players are regularly taught: If you're on first base and a ground ball is hit to the second baseman, the best way to disrupt a potential double play is to slide under him, while doing your best to avoi…

LeBron James blasts doubters after reaching historic scoring milestone - Fox News

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James decided to toot his own horn and take a shot at all of his doubters following the conclusion of the NBA regular season.

MAQB: What the NFLPA Should Have Learned From Michael Jordan's Old Contracts (Really) - Sports Illustrated

While NFL players and their teams fight over offseason work, we can look to a workaround from a legend in another sport entirely. Plus, the Broncos' historic hire, tough news for Ryquell Armstead, a new team for Ryan Kerrigan and more.

New York horse racing agency suspends Bob Baffert with Belmont Stakes in less than three weeks - CNN

The New York Racing Association has temporarily suspended trainer Bob Baffert from entering any horses in races at the track that is host to the Belmont Stakes in less than three weeks.

Yankees, Rangers lineups Monday: Gary Sanchez at DH, Gerrit Cole on mound (5/17/21) - NJ.com

The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers begin a four-game series Monday night at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Marv Albert, Hall of Fame N.B.A. Sportscaster, Is Retiring - The New York Times

Albert, who turns 80 in June, will call his last game in the Eastern Conference finals.

Penguins', Islanders' depth already being tested | TribLIVE.com - TribLIVE

Evgeni Malkin is a lot of things. An All-Star. An Olympian. A Stanley Cup champion. Obviously, it’s not an easy task trying to replace him in the lineup. As it happens, his replacement, at least in the context of the team’s second line, is all of …

Samson: Why Albert Pujols signed with the Dodgers after getting cut by the Angels - CBS Sports

David Samson believes it was a chance for Pujols to stick it to his former team

Kyle Shanahan explains why Nick Bosa's return is 'huge' for 49ers - 49ers Webzone

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan expects to get defensive end Nick Bosa back in the lineup this season. The young pass rusher missed most of last season, his second in the NFL, after suffe

Trail Blazers’ Terry Stotts Named Western Conference Coach of the Month - Blazer's Edge

The team had a 7-2 record over the month.

Steelers first-rounder Najee Harris makes quick impression during rookie minicamp - CBS Sports

Harris' level of conditioning was among the things that impressed Mike Tomlin

Atlanta Braves' Huascar Ynoa out 'a couple of months' after breaking hand punching bench - ESPN

Braves right-hander Huascar Ynoa was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with a fractured right hand suffered when he punched the dugout bench in Milwaukee on Sunday.

Let us properly appreciate the 2020-21 Sixers before the Playoffs agita sets in - Liberty Ballers

Well, Sixers fans, we made it. The regular season has ended, the dust has settled, and 72 games for each NBA team sit either comfortable or ruefully in the rearview mirror. Some teams (eight, to...

Jurgen Klopp's confirmed 'first transfer' of the summer will transform Liverpool - Liverpool Echo

Virgil van Dijk is due to return in pre-season and he offers a number of tactical perks to the Reds

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says fan protests have been a factor in Man Utd home defeats - The Telegraph

The United manager has called for future fan action to be peaceful with 10,000 supporters due to attend the match against Fulham

Tottenham manager search: Daniel Levy keen on Bayern Munich boss - GIVEMESPORT

Tottenham manager search: Daniel Levy keen on Bayern Munich boss

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss vows to be 'cold' with Champions League final selection amid Sergio Aguero dilemma - Sky Sports

Pep Guardiola says he will be "cold" when it comes to selecting his starting line-up for the Champions League final against Chelsea, with no room for sentiment.

Pep Guardiola gives Sergio Aguero update ahead of Man City finale - Manchester Evening News

Sergio Aguero could be set for a fairytale farewell at Manchester City but is up against it to be able to prove he is ready

Champions League qualification bigger to Chelsea than FA Cup, Tuchel admits - The Guardian

Thomas Tuchel said he was tasked to take Chelsea into the top four when he took the manager job, rather than winning the FA Cup

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury plunged into serious doubt as Deontay Wilder WINS legal case for third fight... - talkSPORT.com

Ayew stunner gives Swans advantage in play-off contest with Barnsley - WalesOnline

The Swans lead at the midway point of the semi-final clash with Barnsley thanks to a stunning solo effort from Ayew

F1 2021 Deluxe edition includes Rosberg, Button, Massa among greats - Polygon

Codemasters on May 17 showed off the seven all-time great drivers that users can recruit to their My Team career mode with the Deluxe Edition of F1 2021, launching July 16, 2021 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.

Conor McGregor announces birth son Rían - as UFC fighter poses with bundle of joy in sweet snap - Daily Mail

Captioning the adorable snap, he wrote: 'The McGregor Clan is now a family of 5 ❤️Healthy baby boy delivered! Baby and Mammy Wonder Woman are doing great!'

Wolves latest news: Tim Spiers shares insight on Fabio Silva amid Gary Neville comments - GIVEMESPORT

Wolves latest news: Tim Spiers shares insight on Fabio Silva amid Gary Neville comments

Power analysis: Egan Bernal's stage 9 Giro victory - CyclingTips

Egan Bernal's Strava gives us an insight into the difficulty of grand tour racing, even before the attack for the finish line.

US PGA golf betting tips: Preview and best bets for major championship at Kiawah Island - Sportinglife.com

It's been a hugely profitable year so far for Ben Coley, who has six selections for the PGA Championship where Jordan Spieth could be about to make history.

Newcastle 'express an interest' in Fulham defender amid fans flocking to sign Gary Neville petition - Chronicle Live

Here is a round-up of your Newcastle United evening headlines

Brendan Rodgers sends Alisson Becker and Liverpool goal warning to Chelsea - Liverpool Echo

Leicester, Liverpool and Chelsea are all locked in a fierce battle for the remaining two Champions League spots in the table.

Leeds United line-ups for Southampton as Mateusz Klich and Patrick Bamford get rests - Leeds Live

How should the Leeds United starting XI look at St Mary's on Tuesday evening?

Harry Kane again tells Tottenham he wants to leave as Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea lie in wait - Sky Sports

Harry Kane has again told Tottenham he wants to leave this summer.

'A lot of people have bosses who don't rate them as much as other people and I think he was mine' - Stuart Broad - ESPNcricinfo

Seamer suggests 'communication disappeared' when Ed Smith was national selector

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel urged to sign another Frank Lampard because of N’Golo Kante - Daily Express

Alan Hudson wants Chelsea to snap up a prolific midfielder in the summer transfer window.

Rangers question viability of alleged players' video using 'sectarian language' as Police Scotland investigate - Sky Sports

Police Scotland are investigating a video purporting to show Rangers players using "sectarian language" during their Scottish Premiership title celebrations.