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Blues Stay Alive With 2-1 Win


But the Blues forced this matinee contest by edging out a 2-1 win at home in Game 5. The 2017 Art Ross Trophy victor netted a goal and added an assist as Edmonton built their 3-0 lead. Controversial non-calls and possible icings aside, Ryan Getzlaf willed his team to a Game 4 overtime win Wednesday night, contributing two goals and two assists and writing his name into Anaheim's record books. Read More »

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving Help Cavaliers Complete Sweep of Raptors

The Cleveland Cavaliers will try to finish a 4-0 series sweep of the Toronto Raptors when the teams resume their second-round 2017 NBA Playoffs series on Sunday afternoon. The Raptors took their first fourth-quarter lead of the series but couldn't avoid their fourth straight loss. There would be only one way to decide which team is better; the Cavaliers and Warriors would have to meet in Round 3, and that is exactly how the playoffs are shaping up this year. Read More »

Cubs place LHP Brett Anderson on DL with back injury


In his last two games, he has gotten only five total outs, given up 12 runs, and allowed 13 hits. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Sunday he would turn to either Mike Montgomery or Triple-A Iowa's Eddie Butler to fill Anderson's spot in the rotation. Read More »

Experts seek age ban for Everest climb after 85-year-old dies

Picture taken on March 6, 2017 shows Min Bahadur Sherchan, an 86-year-old former Gurkha greets while expressing his plan to become the oldest person ever to conquer Mt. Being born in the mountains, he said he had did not have any problems with high altitude or the low levels of oxygen there. Before he embarked upon his journey last month, Sherchan underwent months of training, and in an interview with the Associated Press, he said he did not suffer from any respiratory problems. Read More »

Top 5 Plays From Warriors Vs. Jazz Game 3

With the victory, the Warriors take a commanding 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference second-round play-off series and will try to close it out in Game Four in Salt Lake City tomorrow morning. Thirty seconds later, Durant delivered a hard foul to Gobert and the two got into it after the whistle. As the crowd roared, he gave a 2-0 hand gesture to indicate the series record. Read More »

Predators advance, Oilers force Game 7


I feel like every Anaheim goal has been through Ryan Getzlaf . "I've said this before but I've never said it to a media person". The Blues stayed alive in the second round by beating the Predators, 2-1 in St. "It's a lot of work ahead of us here to try to win this series, but we're doing a lot of good things here". The Ducks did win the third and fourth games last week in Edmonton to regain home-ice advantage, but they made poor use of their familiar surroundings in the early going ... Read More »

Conte pushing Chelsea to beat Man Utd to Lukaku deal

The attacker is now the top scorer in the top flight with 24 goals as Lukaku prepares for Everton's final two games. A report in The Sun has suggested that Everton have earmarked Crotone loanee Diego Falcinelli as a potential target should the Toffees end up selling Romelu Lukaku in the summer. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku slams the Sun after a new Chelsea, Man United update

The Sun reports that Lukaku is keen to leave Goodison Park for a side that plays in the Champions League, potentially setting up a crucial summer for Everton as they could have to replace their talisman. Soon after the back page of the Sun on Monday started to circulate, Lukaku turned to social media to slam the tabloid's update on his future. Everton are preparing to potentially lose star striker Romelu Lukaku in the summer. Read More »

Hard-working LeBron still hungers to add to legacy

The Raptors trimmed the lead to one point early in the fourth on a 3-point shot by Fred VanVleet but James answered with a 3-pointer. It is a measure of LeBron James' greatness that he scored 35 points despite wearing six-foot-six 245-pound P.J. Read More »

What to Watch for: Can Cam Talbot continue dominance in Game 3?

Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle's favourite pre-game line is: "This is the biggest game of the year", but he strangely didn't offer it up to the media Sunday morning, when it actually was. Should the Ducks hold on to this lead, they'll cut Edmonton's series lead to 2-1. "Certainly not how we scripted it, but there's still plenty of life left in this group, and we're going to make sure that we fight and claw to try and win one in their building". Read More »

Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning


The Yankees had a three-run lead heading into the ninth inning on Sunday Night Baseball with the highest-paid closer in the sport's history on the mound, but Aroldis Chapman couldn't nail down the final three outs against his former team. The Cubs announced that Brett Anderson is now being evaluated for lower back tightness. Castro got the home run ball after a fan threw it back. Anthony Rizzo has just one hit on the homestand as his average has dropped to.225 on the season. Read More »

Harvey suspended by Mets

There are a lot of unanswered questions, but the Mets told the media the suspension started Saturday (and they called up Adam Wilk from Las Vegas, and told him of his assignment on Saturday so he could come from Albuquerque). The Mets claimed LHP Tommy Milone off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers . NY is missing ace right-hander Syndergaard (latissimus dorsi), outfielder Yoenis Cespedes (hamstring), first baseman Lucas Duda (elbow), catcher Travis d'Arnaud (wrist), left-hander Steven ... Read More »

Boxing on hot streak ahead of Canelo-Chavez Jr. showdown

Chavez insists this time is different. And yet, fans tuned in because of the pageantry that comes with a marquee Cinco de Mayo event, which featured some intriguing undercard fighters and was significantly hyped. "If I have the opportunity to be the stronger guy in there, I'm going to use it", Chavez said . With the statistics of both fighters we are sure to see something great happen. Read More »

Zverev vs Pella for BMW Open final


Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain and Alexander Zverev , the top remaining seeded players in the BMW Open, both won Friday to set up a meeting in the semifinals. After squandering an early break in the second set, Zverev broke the Spaniard again in the 11th game before punctuating his victory with his ninth ace of the match. Read More »

NHL Playoffs 2017: Updated Stanley Cup Schedule and Championship Picks

Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild in St. Paul, Minnesota. St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko , of Russian Federation, brings the puck down the ice as Minnesota Wild's Marco Scandella, left, watches during the second period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 19. Read More »

Jazz eliminate Clippers, get Warriors next

The Golden State Warriors announced the schedule for the team's Western Conference Semifinals series against the Utah Jazz, which begins Tuesday, May 2 , at Oracle Arena. Horford narrowly missed out on a triple-double while scoring 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting with 10 assists and nine rebounds. The Wizards were more energetic at the outset, jumping out to a 16-0 advantage and leading by as many as 17 points. Read More »

Orioles LHP Miley hit by 2 consecutive liners, leaves game


Here's video of both at-bats. Two pitches later, Avisail Garcia ripped a comebacker that hit Miley high on the left thigh and knocked him off his feet. Frazier has missed the past two games. Renewing acquaintances: Obviously, White Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez is not a stranger in Baltimore. The Birds totaled nine hits and a free pass with Chris Davis going 3-3 with a homer and two runs scored while six players scored or drove in runs. Read More »

North Korea threatens 'grave consequences' for China

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state. DPRK is a reference to North Korea's formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Iran - Ties between North Korea and Iran ties strengthened during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s when Pyongyang provided massive military support to the country. Read More »

Serena Williams' spokesperson confirms tennis player is pregnant

The announcement comes just 12 weeks after her triumph in Melbourne and a day after Williams posted a Snapchat picture saying "20 weeks" before deleting it. The tennis star has not officially given a statement yet if she will play in the Madrid Open next month. But, a spokesperson for Williams confirmed that she will be giving birth this fall. Read More »

Chicago Bears Undrafted Free Agent Signings Tracker 2017

Still, the Bears didn't seem to be a possible landing spot after free agent Mike Glennon received a three-year, $45 million deal to replace Jay Cutler as the franchise's quarterback. "It was an incredible moment when the commissioner went to the stage and called my name", Trubisky said. Trubisky is the ninth player in UNC history taken in the top 10 of the NFL Draft. Read More »

First Woman To Run Boston Marathon Back At It -- 50 Years Later


This time, she was hailed for paving the way for women's distance running around the world. It's an impressive feat for someone whose coach once told her, "No dame ain't ever run no marathon". The club started putting on events, and eventually she got sponsored. "I knew I had to finish the race, because no one would believe women could do it unless I did", Switzer reflected to ABC News. Read More »

Kaka tops MLS salaries for 3rd straight year; Giovinco next


MLS and its clubs do not reveal salary information when announcing contracts, and the information is only confirmed by the union twice each year. Kaka's weekly wage of £108,000 at Orlando City tops the bill in Major League Soccer, with the former AC Milan star ahead of another ex-Serie A man in Sebastian Giovinco of Toronto, who earns £5.5m/year. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: How the Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft

Ed "Too Tall" Jones, selected by the Cowboys in 1974, was another star first pick at defensive end. The Buffalo Bills moving up to select Sammy Watkins. The Patriots hope to keep Garoppolo under contract to one day replace Tom Brady. The Steelers would be fortunate to get him. You heard it here first. Read More »