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Ryan Johansen Injured NHL Predators star better after emergency surgery

The Ducks , meanwhile, are trying to stave off elimination and force a Game 7 as they try to return to the Stanley Cup for the first time since they won the title in the 2006-07 season. They also could activate 37-year-old center Vernon Fiddler, who played in the first two games of the conference finals before sitting out the last two. Read More »

Another Warriors-Cavaliers Finals clash not bad for NBA

Much of it came from star San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman, who fondly recalls his days passing to the future National Basketball Association star. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are four wins away from repeating as National Basketball Association champions in what may go down as one of the greatest championship showdowns ever, but standing in their way is a sharpshooting Golden State Warriors team that beat them in the 2015 Finals. Read More »

Nadal beats Benoit Paire in straight sets at French Open

The Frenchman failed to protect a break lead in the second set. However Agassi is expected to leave Paris after the first week due to prior commitments. "I know how to do this really", Nadal said. Thanassi Kokkinakis came short in his bid to win his first match at a major in two years. Rafael Nadal followed Djokovic into the second round as he targets his 10th French Open title with a convincing 6-1 6-4 6-1 victory over France's Benoit Paire . Read More »

Huddersfield Town Return to Premier League top flight

I love this club, love the team, I love Dean Hoyle - our chairman - and especially the manager, David Wagner , who has done miraculously for Huddersfield Town this season". Fittingly for a team who became the first in Football League history to be promoted with a negative goal difference, Huddersfield needed penalty heroics to go up. Read More »

Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

In April Woods underwent a successful fourth back surgery, that he announced on May 24 had given him an "instant nerve relief". He has won 14 majors, the last one the U.S. Asked if he'd like to comment on Woods, Nicklaus joked, "No, not really", but then voiced honest support and concern while acknowledging that he doesn't know much about Woods latest episode. Read More »

Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season

United's triumph was significant in more ways than one following Monday's terror attack in Manchester, which claimed 22 lives and injured more than 100 people. "We got three trophies, we are playing Champions League next season, so I think it is fair to say it was a great season for us considering all the difficulties we have". Read More »

Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

I believed in Cleveland a year ago. Cleveland had taken Golden State to six games with an out-of-gas LeBron and a bevy of role players. There's much that I love about the league, and there are times when I swear its addicting blend of athleticism and drama can't be matched. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand sends message to Arsenal fans about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsène Wenger is set to be offered a contract extension at Arsenal on Tuesday but will be warned by the club to be more aggressive in the transfer market, according to reports. Arsenal scored 12 minutes from time to win the FA Cup final in a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea . "[I did not think about leaving over playing time], but in football you can never say never". Read More »

Wolves confirm Nuno Espirito Santo as new boss


It is now expected that Wolves are set to bring in 43-year-old Nuno, who left Portuguese side Porto by mutual consent, and is a close friend of agent Jorge Mendes who has close links to owners Fosun . "Since the very beginning of the Wolves project, Fosun has been very clear on our strategic thinking and philosophy, and has huge ambition and confidence to achieve our goals". Read More »

LeBron James becomes NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader


He said he is getting better, but is just waiting for that proverbial sign from God to tell him he can resume his full-time job without any issues. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said. Read More »

Just one week for Djokovic and Agassi

The 14-time Grand Slam champion produced a clinical display, limiting himself to just 18 unforced errors and advancing in less than two hours. It was his first game under new coach and 1999 French Open champion Agassi as the Serb world no 2, broken four times by the world no 77, looks to halt a wretched run of form since lifting the trophy in Paris past year. Read More »

Bryce Harper Charges Mound, Throws Helmet After Being Hit By Hunter Strickland

He then dropped an obvious expletive at the home plate umpire who ejected him. "If anybody gets suspended", he said , "the pitcher should get suspended". He struck out five and did not walk a batter. Normally catchers will do all they can to try to intercept the hitter before he gets to the pitcher. "It doesn't look good when a guy gets hit but also on their side, the guy throws his helmet", manager Bruce Bochy said. Read More »

Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit

At the moment, only 5 of the 28 members fulfill the target of paying at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense. But those presidents couched their criticisms in reassurances of America's commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, including promises that it would aid any North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member that was attacked. Read More »

Arsenal confirm Arsene Wenger has signed new two-year deal

But, with no Champions League football to offer to potential new recruits, Wenger still faces a tough task to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004. He said following the FA Cup final success: "I just want to do well for this club and apart from that after that it is down to the board members am I the right man to take this club further and for me to decide if I'm the right man, that is it". Read More »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger talked transfers with Emanuel Petit

The 67-year-old brings stability, certainty and a proven track record of keeping Arsenal in and around their domestic rivals at the top end of the Premier League. "I asked Arsene a question about two months ago", Petit said. Wenger made clear on Saturday, both before and after the FA Cup final win over Chelsea , his hurt and anger at certain sections of the Arsenal support venting their spleen at him during the season and demanding he go. Read More »

Jimi Manuwa faces Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214 in Anaheim


UFC president Dana White promised that Jimi Manuwa would compete on the same upcoming card as Daniel Cormier versus Jon Jones to serve as back up just in case one of the main event fighters was knocked off the card. Manuwa (17-2), meanwhile, rides the momentum of back-to-back bonus-winning knockouts over Saint Preux and Corey Anderson into the bout. After watch the UFC Fight Night 109 main event between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira, the now retired light heavyweight ... Read More »

Wenger expected to sign two-year extension with Arsenal


But in an interview with the Guardian , Adams was critical of his former boss's annual salary while citing a gulf in wages between junior coaches at Arsenal and Chelsea. "It's not like he's using the money to throw lavish parties for his friends because he hasn't got none. I feel a bit sorry for him". Arsenal confirmed the extension on Wednesday after the Frenchman had met with majority owner Stan Kroenke on Monday before a board meeting on Tuesday. Read More »

Oxlade Surprised Moses Was Sent Off In Cup Final


Stan Kroenke, the majority shareholder, has stood firm in support of Wenger, even during the dismal run of form from the end of January to early April, when the team lost seven of 12 matches in all competitions. Wenger has also made sarcastic comments about the increasing use of analytics, which is something Gazidis has championed. Wenger and Arsenal came out victorious at this time given the clubs financial situation, as he finished in the top four in each of those seasons, even though ... Read More »

Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

He is very good player. And he puts himself in good stead ahead of his second-round clash with Martin Klizan of Slovakia . He won only 72 percent of his first-serve points with a 58 percent first-serve percentage. The owner of 23 Grand Slam singles titles is not playing for the rest of this season because she is pregnant. "It was a decent start considering how I've played in the build up". Read More »

UFC 212, Samsung Partner to Broadcast Event in Virtual Reality

Through the deals, Samsung will be able to livestream select live events through the Samsung VR app starting in early June. While the applications for VR in gaming are well understood , for the fledgling medium to reach scale it needs to infiltrate the broader entertainment realm, something that Samsung is now going full-steam ahead on. Read More »