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Bobby Ryan scores victor, Senators beat Penguins in overtime in Game 1


As poorly as the Penguins played Saturday night, it really wasn't all that surprising considering Pittsburgh just finished off a tough series versus the Capitals three days earlier. Nashville and Anaheim have also squared off twice before. He's too engrossed in the cause to realize he's becoming the modern day version of Henri "Pocket Rocket" Richard, who won 11 Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens over the course of a 1,259-game career that started in the 1950s and ended in 1970s. Read More »

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors


San Antonio were cruising, much like they had at the end of the Houston Rockets series, before Warriors centre Zaza Pachulia put his foot under Kawhi Leonard's left ankle on Sunday. Leonard would have almost the same amount of time off in between games if he tries to take the court in Game 2 , and his pain was visible to anyone watching Sunday's contest. Read More »

Spurs beat Man United to finish 2nd in Premier League

Anthony Martial came close to levelling in the 18th minute after outmuscling Toby Alderweireld on the edge of the area, but the former Monaco star was unfortunate to see his curled effort go inches wide at the far post. No sooner had the occasion, billed as The Finale, ended than work started resuming on demolishing the stadium, home since 1899 to Spurs who will play at Wembley next season while their new state-of-the-art arena, adjacent to the existing ground, is completed. Read More »

Top four absence not worrying Wenger


Kieran Gibbs is expected to be available again for Tuesday after missing the weekend trip to Stoke but Oxlade-Chamberlain remains sidelined. "Alexis will have a test today". "We are mathematically [outsiders] but all we can do is win our games". We've won six of the last seven. "Recently we shot ourselves in the foot against Tottenham, because we did not get any points and obviously we left ourselves in the situation where we have to keep winning every game", said Cech. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: Stephen Curry playing at MVP level at right time


After the game, Pachulia insisted there was no malice intended, and said it was "really stupid" that anyone would think he slid underneath Leonard on objective with the intent to injure the Spurs' best player. Leonard also sat out the series-clinching 39-point win two nights later in Houston. But on a similar shot in the corner moments before the Pachulia foul, Leonard twisted his ankle on teammate David Lee, who was on the Spurs bench. Read More »

Maria Sharapova through to second round in Rome


The 2004 Wimbledon champion was given a wildcard to compete in Rome after returning from a 15-month ban after testing positive to doping. "I will be focused on my match, as I'm playing tomorrow", Sharapova said, adding that she would accept a qualifying wild card. Read More »

Microsoft president: Cyber attack should be 'wake-up call'

Account addresses hard-coded into the malicious WannaCry software code appear to show the attackers had received just under $32,500 in anonymous bitcoin currency as of 6 a.m. But the South Korean cinema chain CJ CGV Co. was restoring advertising servers at dozens of theaters after the attack left the company unable to display trailers of upcoming movies. Read More »

'Champions' Chelsea's celebrations after winning Premier League title, watch video

Terry, Chelsea's emblematic skipper, will end his 22-year association with the club at the end of the season and seems certain to start at least one of their final two games. We've won. But that doesn't mean that the team can not get better. "Sometimes you score a lot, sometimes you don't", said the Italian striker. Asked if he would be at the club next season, Conte told reporters: "Yeah, and we have to improve next season". Read More »

Nadal Downs Thiem to take Madrid Open Crown

But what was just the Scot's third title on the surface, following wins in Munich and Madrid, has never looked further away. As for our outright preview last week, it was another success as we recommended Thiem to reach the final, at 4/1, and it is now four consecutive weekly outright previews that we have had a successful recommendation. Read More »

Nishikori, Halep march on in Madrid


Djokovic is on a seven-match winning streak against the clay court king and, perhaps most interestingly, has beaten him three times in a row on his favoured surface. Goffin, so impressive in victory over Milos Raonic in the previous round, was up against it as early as the fourth game, where he faced three break points. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Milan wonderkid Gianluigi Donnarumma can play wherever he chooses


According to a report by The Sun , Pep Guardiola has also joined in the race to sign AC Milan's teen goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, even as earlier reports strongly linked Donnarumma to an Old Trafford move. Donnarumma is viewed as the ideal goalkeeper to fill De Gea's large shoes and Jose Mourinho is desperate to bring him to Old Trafford. Because of the current situation of Donnarumma, who will apparently reject any contract offer from Milan that comes his way, he could be available for ... Read More »

Eddie Lacy makes $55000 for weighing less than 253 pounds


Eddie Lacy's off-season diet plan is already paying off HUGE - the National Football League star just cashed a $55k bonus check from the Seattle Seahawks for hitting a major weight loss milestone. Then there's that number. Lacy's agency, SportsTrust Advisors, tweeted that Lacy had weighed 253 pounds when he stepped on the scales in Seattle on Monday. Read More »

Watch Derek Jeter get his number retired by Yankees


The Yankees have now retired every single single-digit number. Jeter captained the Yankees during much of a 20-year career that ended in 2014 and included five World Series titles and a New York-record 3,465 hits. Former teammates Mariano Rivera, Paul O'Neill, Tino Martinez, David Cone and Hideki Matsui also were on hand. Finally, on Mother's Day, the Yankees held the mother of all ceremonies. Read More »

Stars get tidy bonus for winning Premier League


Arsene Wenger has congratulated Chelsea on their Premier League title but warned that next season will not be so easy with Champions League football to contend with. Belgium worldwide Eden Hazard and Spain full back Cesar Azpilicueta are the other Chelsea players on the list, while Tottenham are represented by striker Harry Kane , midfielder Dele Alli and defender Jan Vertonghen . Read More »

Cavs to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season


Goodyear's Wingfoot logo will be featured on the team's jersey starting with the 2017-18 season. The Cavs and the tire company, founded and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, will formally announce the partnership Monday, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Read More »

Mariners select RHP Weber from Triple-A to face Blue Jays


Greinke (4-2) struck out 11 and walked one. Pillar came in leading the AL with 47 hits, one ahead of New York's Starlin Castro. After giving up two runs in the first, Estrada (2-2) held Seattle scoreless for the next five innings, helping Toronto win for the fourth time in five games. Read More »

Rory McIlroy set to miss Europe's flagship event due to back injury


Louis Oosthuizen saved par on the 18th for a 73 and was one shot behind. The exception at The Players Championship is that Thursday offered a sneak preview into why the TPC Sawgrass is so entertaining to the fans, aggravating to the players and suspenseful for all until the crystal trophy is awarded. Read More »

How Two Lottery Picks Completely Changes 2017 NBA Draft for Philadelphia 76ers

They could be among the top three picks in the National Basketball Association draft in June. The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery could provide the decisive jolt the Magic need to get their cellar-dwelling team on track. It seems a bit suspect that one of those times happens to be when the greatest player of our generation happens to be from just down the road from Cleveland. Read More »

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest ever Players Champion

They weren't the only ones cheering him on, as seemingly all of the fans gathered at TPC Sawgrass roared at Poulter's wild 18th-hole bogey, which included a shanked second shot into a bush; an unplayable lie and a penalty shot; and a full wedge for his fourth shot that soared up and over the trees and almost went in the hole. Read More »

Warriors in big comeback beat Spurs 113-111 in Game One

This is the point of view that numerous players are taking, including Leonard, who doesn't believe it was dirty. The Warriors are 9-0 this postseason. Game two is back at Oracle Arena on Tuesday. "He's in an MRI right now", Popovich said when he met with the media on Monday afternoon. "We've played fairly well in the playoffs - I think we're getting better - and we're up 23 points in the third quarter against Golden State , and Kawhi goes down like that. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Explains Why Sergio Romero Will Start Europa League Final

I was then training with the first team and playing with the first team. At the moment, the Premier League matches are the ones we don't want to play. I don't want the players to feel like that. But we can win a trophy and by winning that trophy we can play Champions League next season, so that's the game. Read More »

Rashid puts Ireland in tailspin as England take 1st ODI


Scores in excess of 300 are routine in ODIs these days and Jonny Bairstow ensured the home side achieved that with three sixes in his 72 not out from 44 balls but Chase and McCarthy can be satisfied to have conceded fewer than seven runs per over. Read More »