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Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve was livid in her postgame news conference following her teams loss in the decisive Game 5 on Thursday night to Los Angeles.After congratulating the Sparks for winning the WNBA championship with a 77-76 victory over the Lynx, Reeve lit into the officiating.Its really unfortunate that players continually put themselves out there, playing and competing at a really high level. Whether it was the 8-second call in LA or the game today, doesnt matter, OK? The game today, its not fair to the players, Reeve said. Its not enough just to apologize or send out a memo that they got something wrong, OK? These players are so invested and something must be done about the officiating in this league because its not fair to these great players we have.Reeves remarks came after the officials didnt review a shot by Nneka Ogwumike with 1:12 left in the game that appeared on replays to have come after the shot clock had expired. The officials never reviewed the play, which gave Los Angeles a 73-71 lead.By WNBA rules, in the final 2 minutes of a game, plays are only reviewable immediately. Earlier in the game, time can elapse off the clock and they can still be reviewed.It was reviewable at the time when she shot it, Reeve said. The referees at that point didnt think anything was wrong. They didnt understand it was the end of the clock. They didnt hear the shot clock. When they put the ball in play, the play is no longer reviewable.This wasnt the first missed call in this series. In Game 4, the Lynx benefited when the officials didnt call an 8-second violation late in that game. The WNBA admitted the next day that its officials had missed that call.Last season, in the Western Conference finals, the Lynx were aided by a foul with 1.5 seconds left in a tie game against Phoenix. The league said that foul should not have been called.Its unfortunate were having this discussion, Reeve said. The number of people that have contacted us and said this shot was no gd, its unfortunate. I mean, I dont know what happens from there. Maybe they still win. I dont know. Thats why I dont want to take anything away from LA.Lynx star Maya Mre didnt realize the controversy until asked about it afterward in a sullen losing locker rm.OK, that doesnt make me feel any better, Mre said.She said she thought she saw one of the officials signal for a review and was surprised to hear that didnt occur, the details of the final minutes clearly lost in the haze of defeat.Well, it doesnt mean anything now, Mre said.Authentic Jaleel Scott Jersey . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker rm lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. Authentic Orlando Brown Jr. Jersey . 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"Jeff is a hard worker who was an important special-teams contributor for us last season," said Stamps GM John Hufnagel.Two managers at opposite ends of their tenures with their current clubs are going in search of silverware when Liverpl play Manchester City in Sundays Capital One Cup final at Wembley.Jurgen Klopp tk over at Liverpl last October and is lking to mark his first season in charge of the club with a trophy, while Manuel Pellegrini, who is to be replaced by Pep Guardiola this summer, knows this will be his final campaign in charge of City.Liverpls route to the final has not been simple. They needed penalties to get past Carlisle in the third round before knocking out Bournemouth and Southampton and winning their semi-final against Stoke via a penalty-sht-out. Watch the highlights from Liverpls road to the Capital One Cup final In contrast City enjoyed comprehensive wins over Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Hull before beating Everton 4-3 over two legs in their semi-final. Watch the highlights from Man Citys road to the Capital One Cup final This will be Liverpls 12th League Cup final, a record for the competition and theyve lifted the trophy eight times including the 2012 win over Cardiff City. Meanwhile, Man City have been in four previous League Cup finals, winning in 1970, 1976 and most recently in 2014 against Sunderland.Both sides won their European fixtures in midweek with City winning the first leg of their Champions League tie at Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday, while Liverpl knocked Augsburg out of the Europa League thanks to a 1-0 win at Anfield on Thursday.Sundays showpiece kicks off at 4.30pm with coverage starting on Sky Sports 1 at 4pm.Team news Jamie Redknapp and Adam Smith lking ahead to Super Sunday, Capital One Cup Final, Frampton v Quigg and more! Wilfried Bony and Jesus Navas are expected to return to Manchester Citys squad, along with defender Eliaquim Mangala - who has not played since early January but was an unused substitute at Dynamo Kiev. All three players trained fully on Friday.City boss Pellegrini is hopeful captain Vincent Kompany, ex-Liverpl winger Raheem Sterling and Bacary Sagna will be fine to feature after undergoing recovery sessions away from the main group.Goalkeeper Willy Caballero will start in goal ahead of Joe Hart and Bersant Celina, Manu Garcia and Aleix Garcia could all be in the squad, although Fabian Delph, Kevin De Bruyne and Samir Nasri are all long-term absentees. Jamie Redknapp joins Ed Chamberlin to preview the Capital One Cup final between Liverpl and Manchester City Midfielders Adam Lallana and Joe Allen and defender Martin Skrtel have all returned to training with the Liverpl first team but may find it difficult to win a place in the squad at Wembley.ddddddddddddThe first two have not featured since February 6 because of calf and hamstring problems while Skrtel has been sidelined since mid-December.Fellow defender Dejan Lovren has recovered from illness earlier this week.Klopp made just one change for Thursdays Europa League win over Augsburg and with Lucas Leiva occupying a role in defence in that game the manager has to decide whether to swap him with a genuine centre-back or a midfielder.Opta stats Sergio Aguero says Manchester City will be lking to avenge their Premier League defeat to Liverpl when the two meet in the Capital One Cup final This will be the first final in any competition contested between Liverpl and City.In cup competitions, Liverpl are unbeaten in their last eight against City (W6 D2), last being defeated by them in an FA Cup fourth-round replay in 1973.Klopp has now reached a cup final in each of his last five seasons as a manager, but he has lost the last three.City scored 17 times en route to the League Cup final, with nine different City players scoring in this years competition (plus one own goal). However, both teams have scored in each of Citys five League Cup games this season.All three of the goals Liverpl have conceded in this years competition have come before half-time.The last eight meetings in all competitions between these sides have produced 32 goals, with both teams finding the net in each match.There has been at least one goal in each half in 10 of the last 11 League Cup finals. The exception was United and Tottenhams goalless draw in 2009.Mersons prediction Manchester Citys Jesus Navas claims that he is fully focused on the Capital One Cup final despite an upcoming run of important fixtures If Liverpl can recapture the form that saw them dismantle Man City last time the two teams met, then they have a superb chance of lifting the trophy. I know City had a gd result in midweek in Europe but travelling to Kiev is still an incredibly tough journey.Liverpl have to take advantage of that and start well. If they start slowly and it gets into a bit of a war of attrition then City will have t much class for them. Klopp needs to get his side to start at a high tempo and then they can win this game. Im siding with Liverpl and a 2-1 win. Daniel Sturridge is the man to grab the first goal at Wembley.PAUL PREDICTS: 2-1 to LiverplBetting A lk back at Ian Rushs five League Cup wins Manchester City are Sky Bets 13/10 favourites to win the trophy in 90 minutes when they take on 2/1 shots Liverpl at Wembley. Liverpl are 5/4 to lift the trophy by any method. Sergio Aguero and Sturridge head the first scorer betting at 4/1 and 11/2 with both scoring in 90 minutes available at 5/1. The Sky Sports pundits are split on the destination of the trophy. Jamie Redknapp expects the final to go to extra-time, while Phil Thompson and Charlie Nicholas are backing Liverpl and City respectively. See all their selections and match odds here. ' ' '