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Two US coaches a first for Cup

The Penguins could become the first team in 19 years to hoist the huge silver trophy in back-to-back years since the Detroit Red Wings , and claim their third title in a decade. The second finalist of the playoffs, " Pittsburgh " and " Ottawa " was defined in a classic seventh game in the match, which decided the fate of the two clubs. Read More »

Kiradech one behind leader

Germany's Max Kieffer (68) was alone in fourth position on 138, one ahead of Stenson, 2015 victor An Byeong Hun of South Korea, England's Lee Westwood, South African Branden Grace and overnight leader Johan Carlsson of Sweden. "I've played well here in the past and had a couple of chances and just need to finish it off". "I'm getting on a bit golfing-wise but I've got a lot of desire". Read More »

Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda engine goes

Asked for his impression of this year's F1 sensation Fernando Alonso , Page's assessment was short and sweet. But Alonso is not your typical rookie. If the recent past is any indicator, the victor on Sunday will come from a bit farther back in the pack. He raced on the track's curvy road layout in the mid-2000s when Formula One held the U.S. Read More »

Five iconic pictures from Celtic's biggest ever Scottish Cup win


It was also the Dons' sixth defeat of the season to Celtic . In the closing stages of what was a thrilling contest at Hampden Park, Rogic powered into Aberdeen's area to dispatch a superb finish past the outstanding Joe Lewis to send the Celtic fans into delirium - just two days after the 50th anniversary of the club's European Cup triumph in Lisbon . Read More »

LeBron James seeks his own legacy in face of Michael Jordan comparison

James has 35 points for the Cavaliers , who lead the Boston Celtics 109-74 and appear on their way to a third consecutive NBA Finals appearance against the Golden State Warriors . Had the game not gotten out of hand in the first half, James might have played the fourth quarter and recorded his 18th playoff triple-double, which would be second all-time to Magic Johnson. Read More »

Matt Murray: Indications in favor of Matt Murray starting

We never take these decisions lightly. "And I said yesterday, it's a good hard decision to have because we have two guys that are as capable as they are, and both of these guys have helped this team win all year long, and they're both high quality people and they're high quality goaltenders". Read More »

Lonzo Ball Only Working Out for the Lakers


We're going to look forward to doing that. "I think that they can add to our team and help us in some capacity, but I think it's risky to think that a 19-year-old's going to come in and transform our franchise". The second-year point guard could likely be replaced by either Lonzo Ball or Markelle Fultz , the two highly touted floor generals that headline this year's draft class. Read More »

James surpasses Jordan as all-time leading playoff scorer

That was LeBron James' same mindset Thursday night, not wanting to think about the Warriors yet. ― Reuters picLOS ANGELES, May 26 ― Cleveland superstar LeBron James surpassed National Basketball Association icon Michael Jordan as the league's all-time playoff scoring leader yesterday in the Cavaliers' Eastern Conference finals victory over the Celtics in Boston . Read More »

Arsenal defensive crisis deepens after Mustafi revealed as FA Cup final doubt


The Gunners finished in fifth place in the Premier League table after missing out on a Champions League spot on the final day of the 2016-17 season. Whether Arsenal can stick to the formation that has served them so well in recent weeks remains to be seen, with central defenders Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel both unavailable, while Shkodran Mustafi continues to recover from suspected concussion. Read More »

Rogic: It was unbelievable to score Celtic victor


In an open and thrilling encounter at Hampden Park, winger Jonny Hayes volleyed the Dons into the lead in the ninth minute only for Parkhead midfielder Stuart Armstrong to level two minutes later. "It's the best feeling ever". But today we had to make it. So we set a standard right at the beginning that has only fallen short in one training session all season. Read More »

Ashwin plans on doing 'something new' at Champions Trophy


Talking about the presence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh's in the team, Kohli insisted that both of them are big players and that there is no need to guide them. "As far as the team goes, we won last time because our fast bowlers did very well, our spinners were strong and our opening batsmen did well". Kohli in strong words, said that his team treats a game against Pakistan in par with other teams. Read More »

Juan Mata praises ruthless Jose Mourinho as finals streak continues

Pogba and Mkhitaryan were United's big-money signings last off-season and have had inconsistent seasons. "When you go into big matches you go happy and we didn't". England manager Gareth Southgate said of the attack: 'The whole country is united in sadness - for the families in particular. Along with the financial reward for qualifying for the Champions League , it makes the club much more alluring for the type of players that the club is looking to attract. Read More »

Smith thinks LeBron lacked confidence in Cavs loss


Boston was not willing to become another victim of the sweep by the Cavaliers . The Cavs were just 18-plus minutes away from taking a 3-0 stranglehold on the series. The Cavs were in complete control of the contest and series at that point. " Cleveland deserves a lot of credit". They set an National Basketball Association playoff record by erasing that deficit in the second half on their way to a 119-114 victory. Read More »

India out 'to enjoy' Champions Trophy after money row


Pakistan is "playing the style or brand that belongs to the 1990s when the game has moved on, so we need a huge lift in that area", head coach Mickey Arthur said. It's less than a week away and the excitement started all around the world with cricketing fans waiting for their favorite players to see in action. For both the teams, this is the first match after arriving in the United Kingdom for the Champions Trophy. Read More »

Tyronn Lue is wrong and that's OK

They did. And they built a 16-point lead, before the Cleveland stars, more notable Irving, stole the game right back. The All-Star rolled his ankle in the third quarter of Game 4 when he stepped on Terry Rozier's foot. "Playing in this league, you can't take anything for granted", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said after the Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 129-115 in Game Four on Monday. Read More »

Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup


The Arsenal players want him to stay and Wenger revealed after the game that a decision will be made in a board meeting with chairman Sir Chips Keswick and majority shareholder Stan Kroenke on Tuesday. "I think it's a pleasure for everyone to offer this trophy to the coach", he said . Not just Wenger, but the Gunners legend Martin Keown went even further, saying that the final should be named after the BFG. Read More »

'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers and Warriors

Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love chipped in 15 and Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39 points. In Tuesday's 112-99 Game 4 win, Irving led a comeback from 16 points down and set a new single-game playoff best along the way with 42 points. But he said both he and his teammates continue to be inspired by their leader. Read More »

Laviolette, Sullivan meet in 1st all-US coaches Cup Final

Fans at MacLaren's bar sat stone-faced as the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrated their win in double overtime against the Ottawa Senators . None of this discounts the resiliency Ottawa demonstrated through an adversity-ridden season, nor the ability of those like Karlsson and Anderson to raise their games, it just points to a reality even the captain seemed to acknowledge after Thursday's loss in Pittsburgh . Read More »

N. Korea's Kim Guides Test of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

The latest weapons test comes after a spate of missile launches, military drills and threats from the Pyongyang as the US seeks to tighten the screws on the North. Tensions remain high on the Korean Peninsula, as Kim has threatened to continue testing nuclear and missile technologies. The North's progress on this front has anxious its neighbors, as the solid-fueled missile has a likely range of 1,000-2,000 km and can be moved and hidden more easily than its liquid-fueled counterpart. Read More »

LeBron becomes playoff scorng leader as Cavs knock out Celtics

It's no real wonder that the Celtics , a team he has faced in six series and once beat in a Game 7, are a team he has averaged almost 29 points against. "It should be the same for us", James said. The NBA Playoffs are down to just the final two teams, so I figured I would deviate one more time from the Sacramento Kings content and write a bit about the NBA Playoffs. Read More »

LeBron James Leads Cavs to Another NBA Finals Appearance

The two sides split the past two matchups, and Cleveland is the defending champion. Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. They're going to challenge us a lot, offensively, defensively, mentally, physically. Ask them the previous year LeBron James has not played in the National Basketball Association finals? For other franchises, the NBA's Final Four is a destination. Read More »