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Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur


The series now shifts to Nashville for the next two games, starting with Saturday night's Game 3. The Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins are scheduled to play Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanle. The Predators biggest advantage in the series was their vaunted defence and like in Game 1 , it seemed to be paying dividends in Game 2 . They also understand they can't afford to have their offense go dormant for almost two periods. Read More »

Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest


Woods was arrested about 3 a.m., booked into jail and released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, according to records. Woods told officers he takes several prescriptions including vicodin. These are file photos by year showing Tiger Woods , starting in 1994 and ending with a 2017 photo provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday. Read More »

Andretti searching for redemption after Indy flop


And this year, Sato made no such late stumble, ultimately avoiding the crashes that littered the 101st running of the race and the mechanical problems that took out five cars. "Nowadays, a lot of Japanese, the fans (are) following IndyCar Series, particularly for the Indy 500". Also, who would've called three of the top 4 finishers scoring career-high IndyCar (not just Indy 500) finishes, which has not happened at the Indy 500 since 2005? I'm gonna let you in on a little secret: If you ... Read More »

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action


Both matches were brutal and in Rio, they played four sets in four hours and ran each other to a standstill. That was tough. After that I didn't feel great for the next couple of days, [playing] the doubles and singles. It's more the length of the matches that helps. Sometimes you lose a quick set in a best of three and you're not feeling great you don't have time to figure it out. Read More »

Stephen Appiah tips Juventus to win Champions League final

This match is a repeat of the 1998 final in Amsterdam, won 1-0 by Real Madrid but Appiah is optimistic Juventus will be victorious in 2017. It would allow them to proclaim European dominance with a conviction they last possessed during Alfredo Di Stefano's five consecutive wins of the late 1950s. Read More »

Durant makes splash in Game 1 rout


The Golden State Warriors blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 , and while Kevin Durant's dominating performance was the story of the game, he also caused a stir on social media because of a supposed beef with Rihanna during the game. Read More »

Does Pirates of the Caribbean Still Have Sea Legs?


Baywatch opens in NZ on June 1. Directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales stars Johnny Depp , Javier Bardem , Brenton Thwaites , Kevin R. From " Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ". Disney , based in Burbank, California, was expecting the movie to generate sales in the mid-$70 million range in USA and Canadian theaters through Monday, down from a previous forecast of $80 million. Read More »

Saina Nehwal Storms Into Semis Of Thailand Open


Saina started the second game just as she had in the first one winning two points on the spin but the Japanese was in no mood to let the Indian run away with the second game. 102-ranked opponent a chance to get back in the match . He has not dropped a set yet, with comfortable wins over Nathaniel Sulistyo, Satheishtharan and Zulkarnain and has reached his third quarter-final in the ongoing season. Read More »

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs


It was only one game . Durant scored 38 points on 14-of-26 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and passed off eight assists while Stephen Curry added 28 points, sinking 6-of-11 3-pointers as Golden State dominated Cleveland in nearly every area of the game . Read More »

Fit-again Bale creates Champions League final dilemma

But to this club, it means so much more. For a man who buried two headers to win a World Cup final and then struck one of the all-time great Champions League final winners Zinedine Zidane was probably doing himself a disservice when he said on Friday: "I didn't score many goals ". Read More »

Kevin Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations


The Warriors have been right there the past two years, winning the franchise's first title in 40 years in 2015 and then blowing a 3-1 lead last year to put a sour ending on a record-breaking 73-win season. A lackluster postseason could be salvaged by a close , compelling series , which was the result of an National Basketball Association 2K17 simulation that ended with Durant leading the Warriors to a Game 7 rout. Read More »

Penguins shuffle lines for Game 2 of Cup Final


Keep in mind, the "meeting" was a hockey game and the "instrument" was a catfish.That Predators tradition is becoming hard to follow as the City of Pittsburgh is checking ID's for every individual who wants to buy a catfish.Representative Bryan Terry, who works with Waddell at a Lebanon medical facility, is sponsoring the proclamation, which first honors Predators fans for being "the most passionate in hockey".He was immediately ejected from the game after throwing the catfish around 9:30 ... Read More »

Blue Jays player suspended for calling pitcher gay slur


Specifically, he called the Atlanta Braves pitcher, Jason Mott, a "fag". Tempers flared and bullpens cleared, but no punches were thrown. "I understand why [the Braves] would be upset in that situation, and I just told them how I felt", he said, according to the Toronto Sun . Read More »

Rihanna Was the Star of Last Night's NBA Finals Game

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James answers questions after Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors Thursday, June 1, 2017 , in Oakland, Calif. He took some flak for it early from the outside noise but I just thought he was intent on making sure he was playing his best ball late. Stephen Curry was left alone behind the 3-point line and made Cleveland pay time and again. Read More »

Wrong number text leads to free Stanley Cup tickets


He only thinks that Coach Peter Laviolette is playing games by not naming a starter yet for Game 3 and maybe he is giving Rinne something to thin about to take his mind off of his past poor numbers against the Penguins. One of hockey's central challenges is that you can play a great game, dominate, and the puck can simply refuse to go in. The following game, with Crosby still out, Malkin set up the winning goal . Read More »

British and Irish Lions' tours to remember

Steve Hansen , who followed Henry by coaching his country to the 2015 title, was similarly impressed. "We have got to play a Lions formula rugby that tries to take away New Zealand's threats, etc". The Spirit of the Black Jersey tells the stories of Kiwi rugby greats in an exhibition that includes rugby jerseys worn by players from some of New Zealand's most notable teams, including the World Cup winning All Blacks, Black Ferns and 1905 Originals and trophies now held by New Zealand ... Read More »

England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

Almost a year on, and a seasoned bowler in his own right with 29 ODI wickets in 16 games, Hasan is a key member of the Pakistan Champions Trophy squad which is now just days away from playing their crucial opening encounter against the much-vaunted India side. Read More »

Juventus, Real Madrid hunt history in UCL final

What's even more interesting is that Juventus has conceded the fewest goals and yet Buffon doesn't appear in the top five list of keepers with the most saves. "Madrid have a lot of strengths". Further forward Juve have been growing throughout the campaign, with Khedira and Miralem Pjanic forging a strong partnership in central midfield. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Game 1 Recap: Self-Inflicted Wounds Doom Cavs


ET. In contrast, the Warriors committed just four turnovers, matching a record-low for an NBA Finals contest. Cavaliers: James' 3-pointer in the third quarter moved him past Reggie Miller (320) for second place on the National Basketball Association postseason list, which is led by Ray Allen with 385. Read More »

Warriors Dominate Cavaliers, Take Game 1 of the NBA Finals

But the Warriors didn't show any sign of dysfunction throughout the game, tallying 1 turnover in the 1st half, and 4 total in the entire game. The only thing that kept Cleveland in the game in the first half was the usually brilliant play from James and Irving and several missed layups by Golden State . Read More »

Pens ride 3rd-period blitz to 2-0 lead


Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray stopped 37-of-38 Nashville shots and Chris Kunitz had two assists for the Penguins for a second game in a row. The Pens get a power play and Patric Hornqvist appears to score but Cullen was clearly off-side upon entry, so it's challenged and the 5-1 lead is wiped down to 4-1 again. Read More »

Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins take 2-0 lead over Nashville Predators


And a 1-1 tie-assembled by Pontus Aberg's marvelous solo move and Guentzel squeezing a backhander through a coin slot-sized hole in Rinne's padding-quickly blown off its hinges. He's only two points (19) from matching the rookie mark for points in a single playoff, now with 19 points in 21 games. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette would not announce who will be in net on Saturday , but it's likely going to be Rinne. Read More »

Valverde named new Barcelona manager

Luis Enrique announced in March that he would leave Barcelona after the season, ending a three-year stint. The 53-year-old-former Barca player was previously Athletic Club Bilbao coach. Barcelona will have to make some smart buys this summer, but Valverde will also have to change the system to either hide some of the team's weaknesses or leverage the talents of any additions. Read More »