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Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

What we do know is that both coaches - Pittsburgh's Sullivan and Ottawa's Guy Boucher - have become nearly obsessive in talking about the first 10 minutes of a game, nearly as though everything beyond that is already decided. Penguins' Phil Kessel (81), Chris Kunitz (14) and Jake Guentzel (59) celebrate the winning shootout goal against the Edmonton Oilers in March. "Both of these guys handle the decisions that we make extremely professionally". Read More »

IPL 2017 final prediction: Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) vs Mumbai Indians (MI)


Rising Pune Supergiants are the dark horse to win this year's IPL. But having said that, the way they overpowered Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1, it proved that Rising Pune remain a strong unit. "Most of the coach's job is done before the start of the IPL when the auction takes place and the right combinations are looked for". Mumbai Indian team may include Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah , and Johnson for their fast bowling squad . Read More »

Liverpool beats Middlesbrough 3-0, finishes 4th in EPL

He has, however, indicated that his future will be discussed at a club board meeting after the FA Cup Final. But Liverpool, who began the day one point ahead of their north London rivals, also won, dispatching Middlesbrough 3-0 at Anfield . Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea players deserve great credit'


Chelsea have no reported injuries in the team and Antonio Conte will have his full squad available to play with. "For sure, Gary has good prospects of being captain, but now it's important to finish the season". "If a big club comes in for me in the future who knows because every player wants to play for a big club". Jan Kirchhoff, Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore are all long-term absentees, but beleaguered manager Moyes is missing a number of other players for the trip to west London. Read More »

LeBron ties record with 11th All-NBA pick, Harden unanimous

Shortly afterward, James went out and delivered an MVP-like performance, collecting 30 points, seven assists, four rebounds and three blocks as the Cavaliers rolled to a? Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dribbles during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, in Boston, on May 7. Read More »

Maria Sharapova takes wildcard decision out of Wimbledon's hands

She is just returning from a drug ban and the organizers cited the ban as the reason for denying her a wildcard. "I am so grateful and excited to be playing the event again!" she said of the Birmingham tournament on her official website . Sharapova would have made the cut for SW19 had she reached the Italian Open semi-finals, but she was forced to retire from her second round match due to a thigh injury. Read More »

Wallabies earn dream Rugby World Cup draw


Japan coach Jamie Joseph said: " Japan haven't beaten Ireland or Scotland to date, so it is going to be a big challenge, but any group we got was going to be a challenge". "Hopefully we'll both play really great rugby and inspire the tournament to go to a higher level". "Everyone will be excited by the game against South Africa , and we know each other pretty well". Read More »

Inside the National Basketball Association crew plays go fish at halftime of Cavaliers-Celtics


Avery Bradley leaked out on a Cleveland turnover and drove towards the basket for what looked like a rare easy bucket for the Celtics. "They just happened to play better than us in Game 1". It was injured yet again in against the Cavs in Game 2 and he sat out the second half. But he never missed a game, hitting his peak with a 53-point performance against Washington on May 2. Read More »

'Ashamed': Blue Jays' Pillar suspended for homophobic slur

The most amusing/horrifying part of Teheran throwing at Bautista: The pitch was the righty's hardest thrown fastball since the 2015 season, according to ESPN Stats & Info. The Braves played their first game without Freddie Freeman, who will miss 10 weeks with a broken left wrist. He won 30 games for Miami in 2014-16 but is 1-2 this year with an ERA of 7.04, highest among all NL starters. Read More »

Top four for Arsenal, Utd?


Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has claimed that he celebrated his goal against former club Manchester United because it was "just business". Finally I leave this stadium with Arsenal fans happy, they deserve that. Jose Mourinho hadn't lost a Premier League game in more than six months. "So it was not a gamble, it was just a effect of our situation, so we are in this situation now and we have to fight for it so let's see if tomorrow we can do it and if we can go to the final but it ... Read More »

BCCI reveals Indian squad for Champions Trophy

Manish Pandey has been added to the team to beef up the batting, which now looks on shaky ground as Virat Kohli has suddenly hit a rough patch with the bat in the IPL following his hurried return from a shoulder injury. Even as statement described the decision as "unanimous", ex ICC and BCCI chief N Srinivasan, who was part of the meeting through video conferencing, is learnt to have caled for a more hawkish line against the intenational body, an Indian Express report said. Read More »

John Terry could retire after leaving Chelsea in summer


It has been a good lesson for me because all of my career I have been in the starting line-up and never really seen the other side of being on the bench. 'But I'm delighted with all the experiences and opportunities I have had'. Chelsea said on their official website: "After securing the Premier league title, and with agreement from all relevant local agencies, we can confirm a victory parade will be held on Sunday, May 28, commencing at midday". Read More »

John Terry's Chelsea career in numbers


The player was already getting some stick for that, and when he was subbed off on the 26th minute - to a standing ovation and guard of honour from the Chelsea players, people ridiculed him. I think at the end of the season we deserved to win this title. We worked very hard. The Italian would not have been pleased with his side taking their foot off the pedal against Watford and we can expect Chelsea to put in a more honest effort this time around. Read More »

Liverpool & Dejan Lovren got away with a huge call v Middlesbrough

Liverpool will certainly be up for it; Middlesbrough will be up for it". Bet 365 are giving odds of 1/7 for Liverpool to win against Boro on Sunday. Beneath the race for the top four was also the chase for the Golden Boot . The defender was handed his 492nd Premier League appearance for the Blues in their final home game, before being applauded off by team-mates and supporters alike. Read More »

Sam Simmonds scores last-minute try as Exeter end Saracens' double-double hopes


The hosts trailed with 30 seconds remaining at Sandy Park after Mike Ellery had put the Wolfpack ahead five minutes from time with a sensational, acrobatic finish. In a rematch of last year's Aviva Premiership final, Exeter's winning try was set up by a 60-metre penalty by Henry Slade that Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall described as " one of the great kicks of all time ". Read More »

John Terry substituted after just 26 minutes in last game


In his post-match news conference Black Cats boss Moyes said: "We knew it was coming and we agreed to put the ball out". The 36-year-old was visibly emotional when he came off and when he addressed the fans after Chelsea were presented with the Premier League trophy at the end of a season in which he has made just nine Premier League starts. Read More »

Arsenal's Champions League bid fails in 1st time in 20 years

Everton, already assured of seventh place and a Europa League berth, finished strongly, but Ramsey had the last word, arcing a delightful shot into the top-right corner in the final minute. Sunderland manager David Moyes revealed that his team collaborated with Chelsea to ensure the ball would go out around the 26th minute - matching the shirt number Terry has worn throughout his career - to enable the defender to leave the pitch to a guard of honor. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard: Kawhi Leonard (ankle) doubtful for Game 4


His tenure in San Antonio may riding on it. All jokes aside, the Spurs - and everyone else watching this West final - know it's just about over. Leonard, who was selected to the All-NBA first team on Friday, has not played since aggravating the injury in the third quarter of Game 1 and has not participated in practice other than light shooting. Read More »

Results: Cloud Computing wins Preakness Stakes 2017


After Cloud Computing came third in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct in April, 38-year-old Brown made a decision to target the third Saturday in May instead of the first, and he duly collected the blanket of Black-eyed Susans. This time , he came as the owner of Cloud Computing , along with trainer Chad Brown and jockey Javier Castellano. An emotional Castellano said winning a second Preakness - he claimed the 2006 edition with Bernardini - was dedicated to his family. Read More »

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: Confirmed Starting XI


There was precious little time for the England youth worldwide to make a telling impact, but his appearance complemented promising full debuts by Joel Pereira, Scott McTominay, Demetri Mitchell and Harrop. Another change was imminent early in the second half as Eric Bailly looked set to be forced off through injury, only for Matty Willock, stood on the touchlines, to be denied a United debut as the defender told Mourinho he was fine. Read More »

Should Kawhi Leonard play against Golden State? 2017 NBA Playoffs rewind


Warriors reserves Ian Clark and Patrick McCaw combined for 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting, and 13 points from the Warriors' B-squad count just as much as 13 points from Kevin Durant or Stephen Curry . "So, when they called my number, I just tried to go out there and be aggressive". They were clicking on all cylinders and with Leonard out of the lineup, the Spurs had no chance from the start. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard 'likely' will not play in Game 4

Golden State has a chance to complete its third consecutive series sweep in Game 4 on Monday night. A moment of silence will also be held for Deem prior to Saturday's San Antonio FC game. It was the type of injury where the medical staff said he could play without doing further damage. Combine the regular season and the postseason, and this Golden State team (78-15, .839) has a better record so far than last year's regular-season record-setting club (88-18, .830). Read More »

Durant doesn't care that fans don't like one-sided playoff games


Green didn't elaborate on what lead he was referring to, but it's probably safe to assume it has something to do with the Warriors' meltdown past year, becoming the first team to blow a 3-1 lead in Finals history. But the fans, they always want to see a tight game; they want to see a buzzer beater every game. "You have your years where you have great playoff series, four or five Game 7s, and then some years you have what you see this playoffs". Read More »