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ICYMI: Justify snapped the Curse of Apollo

Also, Vegas gets another step closer to the Stanley Cup

Horse Racing: 144th Kentucky Derby Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Derby

•Justify wins the Kentucky Derby (the wettest every running of the race) and Good Magic (place); Audible (show); Instilled Regard (superfecta)

MLB – The Yankees continue their dominance.

Max Scherzer struck out 15 against Philadelphia

Albert Pujols got to 3,000 hits

Ichiro Suzuki stepping down to a front office role with the Mariners

• NY Yankees have now won 6 straight with a walk off HR from Gleyber Torres

• Kershaw and DeGrom on the 10-Day DL.

NBA – LeBron carries the Cavs to a 3-0 lead

•Playoff series: Cleveland takes a 3-0 lead over Toronto thanks to an imploding Raptor effort down the stretch in game 1 and a game winner by LeBron in game 3.

•Playoff series: Boston lead 3-0 over Philadelphia 76ers after a dominant win in game 1, a narrower 5 point win in game 2 and an overtime win in game three with Al Horford with a clutch OT.

•Playoffs series: Houston’s James Harden and Eric Gordon came out in strong fashion (each scoring 25 poitns) in game 3 as the Rockets beat the Jazz by 21. Appropriate lead as the Rockets lead 2-1.

•Playoffs series: Golden State has the New Orleans Pelicans on the brink of elimination after a 26 point game 4 win. Kevin Durant with 38 points, Stephen Curry with 23.

NHL – The Vegas Golden Knights advance again!

•Tampa Bay knocked out the Boston Bruins in 5 games and will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals against the winner of Washington vs. Pittsburgh

• Washington has the Penguins on the brink of elimination which seems to be when Pittsburgh shines the most. The two stars have NOT disappointed, Sidney Crosby has 3 goals and 7 points in five games while Alex Ovechkin has 3 goals and 3 assists in five games.

•The Winnipeg Jets are up 3 games to two over the Nashville Predators Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler with a combined 18 points in this series thus far.

•The expansion Golden Knights are going on to the Western Conference Finals. Absolutely unbelievable. Jonathan Marchessault with 9 points in their six game series win over the San Jose Sharks

NFL

•Rookie camp has begun for many teams and it’s way too early but initial fantasy views from first 2 round picks:

Baker is working on his footwork and he’s in sync with wide receivers off the start.

Darnold looked calm but made a few bad handoffs

Lamar Jackson looked good with passes in the slot but struggled hitting Wide Receivers on the sidelines

Hayden Hurst is turning heads with his catch abilities

Nick Chubb might be integrated into the passing schemes more than he was at Georgia

English Premier League – Manchester City has it locked down.

• Aresenal with a 5-0 win over Burnley, Aubameyang with 2 goals, Lacazetta, Kolssina and Iwobl each with a goal. Last match for Arsene

• Manchester City actually held to a 0-0 tie vs. Huddersfield Town.

MLS – We have a new leader in the table.

•New York FC loses to in town Red Bulls 4-0.

• Atlanta United wins again, 2-1 over Chicago Fire, goals by Ezequiel Barco and Martinez (who now leads the league with 4 goals)

•Felipe Gutierrez 3 goals has Sporting Kansas City tied in 2nd in the league with New York City FC (currently atop the Western Conference)

Golf

•Jason Day bounced back with a win at Wells Fargo. He had five wins in 2015, 3 in 2016, 0 in 2017 and this was his 2nd win in 2018 (Farmers Insurance Open).

Rugby (Aviva Premiership)

•The Wasps beat the Northampton Saints to meet up against the Saracens in the semi-finals. Exeter Chiefs beat the Sale Sharks and will go up against the Newcastle Falcons on the other side.

•The London Irish will be relegated to the Champions league.

NASCAR

•The tides turn back to Kevin Harvick as he wins at Dover International Speedway taking the checkered flag at AAA 400. Kevin now has 4 wins this season and Kyle Busch has 3. Between them they have won 64% of the races this year.

Boxing

•Gennada Golovkin (GGG) KO’s Martirosyan in the 2nd round to maintain middleweight title.