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Predators headed to conference final

Dmitrij Jaskin scored in his first playoff game this season and Jaden Schwartz got the victor as the St Louis Blues kept their series alive against the Nashville Predators . Louis, which is 3-2 at home this postseason. Rinne made 30 saves but lost for just the second time in the playoffs. "Both of those goals came out of leaving a guy in front of me", Rinne said. Read More »

Klopp hails Can's fantastic goal as Liverpool take vital win

Eight days later, Liverpool can nearly hear the Champions League anthem. "But they scored a goal like this and we could have scored with Prodl, but it didn't happen". "It was a good chance but like I said, unfortunately it hit crossbar". But regardless of Watford's near equaliser, Can was the talking point after the game, and Klopp was quick to praise the match victor and Lucas for his excellent floated ball into the box. Read More »

It's easy to lose your head: Conte salutes Chelsea attitude


While the draw frustrated United, it's a vital point for Paul Clement's side, who close within two of 17 place Hull. Second-half strikes from Pedro, Gary Cahill and Willian saw Chelsea edge closer to clinching the Premier League title. This meant that the task to win the game for Chelsea, maintaining their advantage at the top of the table, would fall on someone else's shoulders. Matches against Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and relegated Sunderland are still to come for Chelsea, while ... Read More »

Senators head to the Big Apple looking for big win

Glass has been an effective physical force as well as assisting on all three of Lindberg's goals. Mark Stone cut the deficit in half 50 seconds after Nick Holden gave NY a 2-0 lead when he outlasted Henrik Lundqvist on a rebound attempt. Read More »

What time, channel is Washington Wizards vs

In Game 1 against Washington on Sunday, Thomas had one of his left front teeth come out in the first quarter . Instead, it was Thomas' own offensive heroics that made the difference, as the Celtics claimed a 2-0 lead in this second-round playoff series. Read More »

LaMarcus Aldridge comes up huge in Spurs' Game 3 win over Rockets


He and Cleveland superstar LeBron James are now the NBA's only players to have scored 4,000 points and recorded 1,000 assists in the playoffs. San Antonio was up by 10 soon after that before the Rockets used a 10-1 spurt, with all the points from Harden, to cut it to 56-55 midway through the quarter. Read More »

How Many Shoes LaVar Ball Says He's Sold So Far


And once again, he went after Michael Jordan. Hey, at least, Ball wasn't repeating his claim that he himself could take Jordan in a game of one-on-one, right? When wrong, saying UCLA would win the NCAA tournament, he never admits it, just spins it. Read More »

Dallas Stars acquire rights to G Ben Bishop from LA Kings


The Dallas Stars took the first step toward shaking up their situation in the crease on Tuesday and traded for pending free agent Ben Bishop. The Kings originally acquired Bishop from Tampa Bay on February 26, along with a fifth-round draft pick, for goaltender Peter Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak, a seventh-round selection in 2017, and a conditional seventh-round selection in 2017. Read More »

Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules

Right-hander Dan Straily was lifted after 5 1/3 no-hit innings against the Mets on April 16, when NY didn't get its first hit until the eighth, and right-hander Wei-Yin Chen exited after seven no-hit innings against the Seattle Mariners two days later, when the Mariners finally got a hit in the ninth. Read More »

Mourinho Happy With Pogba, Others' Return To Training

The Premier League side take a one-goal lead back to Old Trafford to face Celta Vigo thanks to Rashford's wonderful freekick at the Estadio Municipal de Balaídos. "It's what I have to do", he said. "He works every day, he loves to work. As I said, we're not there yet, we have to keep going and be focused on the next game". Read More »

Thomas pivotal in Celtics' victory

In fact, he scored 33 points during the Celtics' Game 4 win against Chicago on April 23. Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to travel to the American West Coast to attend his sister's funeral after playing in Friday's National Basketball Association playoff game at Chicago, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Read More »

Harden Comes Up Big As Rockets Level Series


You just have to try to control the ball more, control the drives to the basket, have weakside rotation. Day after day through consecutive losses to the Spurs, they kept telling themselves to stay faithful to their identity and the shots would fall. Read More »

IPL 2017: AB de Villiers Leaves RCB to Return Home to Family

Australian Lynn smashed 50 in his first match since returning from the injury as he and Narine (54) fashioned Kolkata's comprehensive six-wicket victory against Bangalore with almost five overs to spare. In the next over, Narine again slammed four boundaries and one huge six off the bowling of Sreenath Aravind to notch up his half-century off just 15 deliveries. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Capitals force seventh game

Andre Burakovsky scored twice as the Washington Capitals thrashed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 to level their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Monday. After the game, coach Mike Sullivan was asked if Crosby was evaluated for a concussion . Crosby said he was examined by medical personnel after the hit. Read More »

Brandon Beane hired as Bills GM


Beane, a graduate of UNC-Willington and a native of Stanly County, N.C., Beane began his 19-year run with the Panthers in 1998 as a member of their communications department. They were 6-4 in that stretch. This Feb. 7, 2016 photo shows Carolina Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane, left, and cornerback Josh Norman, right, greeting one another prior to action vs the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Read More »

Vincent Kompany: Palace win a big step towards Champions League qualification

Guardiola believes City would have been worthy champions this season had they been more clinical in front of goal . "I've warned them about it but you can tell the players as much as you want and warn them as often as you can, but when they walk over that white line, they've got to have the spot-on desire, determination and ability to achieve". Read More »

Thibaut Courtois: Chelsea title win will be more special after last season

However Chelsea's remarkable form this season under Conte will encourage owner Roman Abramovich secure the 47-year-old on a lucrative long-term deal according to the Telegraph . Conte has reinvigorated Chelsea following his arrival after last season's tenth-placed finish. The former Genk man took to social media today to celebrate the achievement, providing a breakdown of his numbers. Read More »

Reynolds, Rockies rough up Cubs 10-4 in doubleheader opener


HIs 3 2/3-inning start was his shortest since July 5, 2012, when he was with the Orioles. "I'd be surprised if it's any longer than that", Maddon said. After being pegged as the 25-best lineup in Major League Baseball by this article on ESPN (Insider access required), the Rockies flexed their muscles at the plate early and often against the defending World Champion Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Read More »

Capitals overwhelm Penguins to force Game 7 in Eastern Conference semifinal

In a 5-2 Game 6 win, the Capitals were everything we expected from them after their 118-point regular season. The Caps' goal explosion came courtesy of stars like T.J. The Colorado Avalanche had the momentum going into Game 7. "When they get that power play from the guy feigning having been tripped or slashed or whatever the case might be, they go back to the bench and they get these laurels and these kisses and all of this affection from their teammates and subconsciously they say, ... Read More »

Joshua king of heavyweights after defeating Klitschko


Joshua raised the ante in the 11th, and a jolting uppercut left Klitschko wobbling before he was sent crashing to the canvas by further punches. "I want to give 90,000 people another chance to come back and watch some boxing here", shouts out Joshua who is now a three-belt champion as he also holds the IBO title. Read More »