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Penguins vs. Senators: Game 6 prediction


It's never going to get easier from winning the very first game of a series or winning the last game. That made Malkin the 29th player in National Hockey League history with 150 career playoff points and tied him with Mario Lemieux for second on Pittsburgh's career postseason assist list with 96. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated

CNN reported that Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said that the prosecution will appeal Garsh's decision. John Thompson, an appellate attorney, maintained that a conviction is not considered to be final until a higher court decides it. Read More »

Dani Alves masterclass sends Juve to Champions League final

Brazilian Dani Alves was the inspiration in the second-leg in Turin, setting up the first goal for Mario Mandzukic before scoring the second on the stroke of half-time with a fantastic volley. Monaco's young team has earned a lot of admirers this season and coach Leonardo Jardim's task will be to keep his players together, especially with many top clubs following Mbappe . Read More »

James Milner targets Liverpool trophies after top-four spot

Cape Town - James Milner wants any new recruits signed by Liverpool to join the club for the right reasons and not just to play in the Champions League . "We're not attracting the top players anymore". Jurgen Klopp's side now face a Champions League playoff in August, and will be seeded for the draw, ensuring a more favourable two-legged tie. Read More »

Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic — Transfer Focus

Although the Algerian put the resulting penalty into the net, referee Bobby Madley did not let the goal stand, with the ball touching both of the midfielder's feet. "He is blocking my view". City, who surprisingly left top scorer Sergio Aguero on the bench, were not clinical enough in front of goal and Leicester became increasingly unsafe in the second half. Read More »

Mourinho: United Will Come Together As One


Manchester United players observed a minute's silence for the victims at a morning training session on Tuesday before flying to Sweden . Ajax who will face United in Wednesday's Europa League final also wrote: "From Amsterdam with love to Manchester". Read More »

Celtics stun Cavs with Game 3 comeback, win

Boston completed a 21-point comeback against the Cleveland Cavaliers by winning 111-108 on a 3-pointer by Avery Bradley with 0.1 seconds left to pull the suddenly interesting Eastern Conference finals to 2-1. He played well and scored 29 points. He took just three shots and didn't attempt a free throw in the fourth quarter. Bradley had a poor shooting night and was kept score-less in the fourth before his clutch three. Read More »

8 tweets that defined Game 5 of the Senators-Penguins series

Pittsburgh claimed the pivotal Game 5 on Sunday, 7-0. Meanwhile, in the net, Matt Murray's play was perhaps overshadowed by his team's offensive explosion, but the youngster still halted all 25 of the Sens' shots on goal Sunday, notching his second successive victory since replacing Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 4. Read More »

Predators Face Ducks For Game 6 In Nashville

But as the day wore on, the injuries kept mounting, with Nashville's Mike Fisher and Anaheim's Rickard Rakell also missing the game. Nashville now heads home with a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series that continues on Monday. Read More »

Bradley Hits Last-Second Shot As Celtics Stun Cavs In Game 3

Las Vegas bookmakers looked at that monumental upset, shrugged, re-evaluated and then promptly knocked the Cavs down to a 15-point favorite ahead of Thursday night's Game 4. But this to me was a ideal example [of the Cavs saying] 'We're going to win the series. Then they went on, a remarkable, 26-10 run to finish the quarter trailing by only five points, 87-82 after shooting 6 for 10 from beyond the 3-point arc. Read More »

Bungie has some BAD NEWS for PC owners

Read on for a complete and ongoing history of all the reveals from Destiny 2 , which is now available for pre-order. Destiny 2 PC fans are in for a bad and quite disappointing news as the game's September 2017 release has been delayed to an undisclosed date. Read More »

LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

The Celtics did it without Isaiah Thomas , who has been ruled out for the remainder of the postseason with a hip injury. Marcus Smart led the Celtics with 27 points and seven assists, and Bradley chipped in 20 points and four assists before a sellout crowd of 20,562 that included Browns rookies Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers and David Njoku and veterans Joe Haden and Corey Coleman. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane revels in Real Madrid's La Liga triumph

They top the final standings on 93 points, three ahead of last year's champions Barcelona , 15 above Atletico Madrid in third and 21 clear of fourth-placed Sevilla. The coach also hailed his squad for embracing his rotation policy which he said had been vital to winning the title and praised the players who had accepted being left out of the starting line-up on occasion. Read More »

AT&T Byron Nelson 2017: James Hahn Holds Narrow Lead After Third Round


As for replaying those so-close putts in his mind, or thinking about having the 54-hole lead, the two-time PGA Tour victor had other plans after finishing his round. His closing 74 put him 4 under and tied for 20th. A trip to Texas was all Jason Day needed to rediscover his golf game. With three majors, a World Golf Championship, The Memorial Tournament and the FedEx Cup playoffs all on the horizon, Day believes this week could prove to be a turning point in his season. Read More »

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: We knew a goal would kill Atletico Madrid


To their credit Real Madrid remained calm and proceeded to dominate possession for the rest of the half, frustrating the home players and taking the sting out of Atletico's attacking thrust. It looks like many Atletico fans will have to watch that game standing! If Atletico Madrid were to turn the 3-0 first leg deficit around they would need something special. Read More »

Top 5 Plays of Warriors-Spurs Game 4

So San Antonio has a chance to look a little different from this season, but how much can the team improve to keep up with a Golden State group that has a chance to be remembered as one of the great teams of all time? Because of that it was Warriors 65, Spurs 51 at the half, and Curry and Durant each had 18 for Golden State; Kyle Anderson has 10 points to lead the Spurs . Read More »

Nike Makes Odell Beckham Jr


Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was a no-show for the first day of voluntary Organized Team Activities, but he's not boycotting OTAs entirely. NY picked up its fifth-year team option on Beckham on April 24. Beckham's rookie deal, including his 2018 fifth-year option, will pay him less than $20 million in the first five years of his career. Now comes the Nike deal, which reportedly included Beckham's team emphasizing in negotiations that he be a "brand icon", per NiceKicks, which ... Read More »

The NFL is easing up on touchdown celebration penalties


Commissioner Roger Goodell released the following statement today about how the league will relax player celebration penalties with new guidelines. National Football League owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes to address coaches' concerns too many players were exhausted and risking injuries at the end of the extra period. Read More »

Coach Valverde leaves Athletic, will reportedly join Barca


Valverde is believed to be the front-runner to replace Luis Enrique at the Nou Camp, with the Catalan giants set to reveal who their new coach is next Monday. Ernesto Valverde has stepped down as manager of Athletic Bilbao after four years in charge, opening the door for him to succeed Luis Enrique as Barcelona boss. Read More »

Don't blame me for Arsenal missing top 4 spot, Wenger says

He said there had been a spell during the season that had been hard, adding that it had been hard for me in my personal situation. For a while now, the top four has been out of reach, but with Wednesday's Europa League final against Ajax looming large, it is clear where the Portuguese coach has his focus. Read More »

Koscielny to miss FA Cup final following unsuccessful red-card appeal

Long-serving boss Wenger, who once again insisted his future will not be determined until after next Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea , admitted he was "very sad" at missing out on the Champions League for the first time. Mustafi, the German center-back, missed the game against Everton after suffering a suspected concussion during last week's win over Sunderland, according to the BBC . Read More »

Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

Some were hanging onto hope that Ottawa could come back. The pain started 8:14 into the first period, as Olli Maatta netted his second career playoff goal on a one-timer from the left point. It was the same for centre Derick Brassard and defenceman Cody Ceci . Craig Andersons approach has always been to stay on an even keel. Boucher said Anderson will start Game 6 . Read More »

Rob Gronkowski NFL's highest-paid tight end after Patriots reportedly rework deal


The Herald's Jeff Howe notes that there are no changes to the remaining years of the contract in 2018 and 2019, which means that this was a case of the Patriots simply rewarding Gronkowski. Here's what Gronkowski will have to do to earn that money. For context, Gronk has notched 80 receptions twice (2011 and 2014), 1,200 receiving yards once (2011) and been a First-Team All-Pro three times (2011, 2014 and 2015). Read More »