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Crosby returns for Penguins after concussion

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The Penguins lead the best-of-7 series 3-2. "We need our best players to step up and do the hard work and be the difference makers". The Pittsburgh Penguins were a puck-hogging, ice-tilting blur last spring, overwhelming opponents with an avalanche of shots and sustained offensive pressure that ended with the franchise's fourth Stanley Cup. Read More »

Bouchard slams Sharapova, 'she is a cheater'

The former world number one was a wildcard entry for the tournament she has won three times and her first-round win over Roberta Vinci had come just 24 hours earlier. Prior to Bouchard's comments being made available, the CEO of the Women's Tennis Association Steve Simon spoke about the matter with German broadcaster ZDF over the weekend. Read More »

Capitals rally late to force Game 6 against the Penguins

Evgeni Malkin picked up an assist and has 17 points (four goals , 13 assists) in 10 playoff games. The Capitals capitalized with two goals in 27 seconds later in the period, though it's hard to find fault with Fleury for either. But for about five minutes there, we didn't play well. Despite emphasizing secondary scoring in offseason moves, Washington didn't have a single goal from the bottom six in this series before Game 5. Read More »

Wenger has no sympathy for Mourinho's scheduling woes

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And Nolito is hoping Celta can beat United and thinks seeing Eduardo Berizzo's men celebrating at Old Trafford after next week's return leg is a realistic proposition despite United's status as favourites to progress. The last time United travelled to the Emirates a rampant Arsenal ripped the visitors apart in the opening exchanges of a 3-0 victory. Everyone knows that if Jose Mourinho's side win Europe's second tier club competition then they'll qualify for the Champions League next ... Read More »

Harden, Rockets rout Spurs 125-104 to tie series

James Harden recorded a double-double, and Houston's bench was exceptional in a 125-104 romp over San Antonio in Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinal series at Toyota Center. "He suffered but he's in a better place now", Beverley said as he began to break down. "They don't have an answer for us in transition", D'Antoni said before Sunday's game. Read More »

Leon Draisaitl records historic hat trick for Oilers vs. Ducks

Through 11 playoff games this postseason, Sekera has a goal and three points and is a minus-1. EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Leon Draisaitl had three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu added two goals and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a victory over the Anaheim Ducks, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series. Read More »

Rodriguez, Morata net braces as Madrid crush Granada in La Liga

Following the 4-0 defeat to title favourites Real Madrid on Saturday, Adams said: "It will be nice to have my own team one day". "We can talk about those two (James and Morata) and all the players who play less". Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar . Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone gestures on the sideline during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs ... Read More »

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to come off DL on Tuesday

Tribe manager Terry Francona said he always knows when Cabrera is due to bat during a game against the Tigers. "My first time in the big leagues didn't go this way and past year I had one at-bat, so to get up here and be able to help and produce is a great feeling". Read More »

Chargers' draft gives Rivers, offense a boost

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While his average height and arm length may keep him stuck in an interior role, the Chargers are betting they'll get several years of Pro Bowl service from him after spending a premium draft pick to get him. Day-after draft evaluations are always dicey, but at least on paper, the Chargers made an impressive upgrade to their offensive line. "At some point we're going to have to get some defence or the defensive coaches are going to jump off the building", Lynn cracked. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo says Real Madrid are 'phenomenal' at the moment

The Portugal star then wrapped up the game - and perhaps the tie - by clinching a hat-trick, thus taking his haul of goals in semi-final outings to 13. "We are very motivated and we want to get to the final of the Champions League ". We're very happy with our performance, the three goals and, above all, to have kept a clean sheet here at home. Read More »

Wizards even series with Celtics

And while it wasn't the reason for Boston losing Game 4 , it certainly played a role. This time Washington's killer run was simply delayed by two quarters. "It's got to be called differently". They went on a 26-0 run and we can't have that on the road. But I can not be held on and grabbed every pin down, every screen, and I don't even shoot one free throw... Read More »

IPL 2017: Sunil Gavaskar rips apart Virat Kohli for reckless batting display

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Another instance of his indecisive shot selection, which Gavaskar alluded to, came against KKR. Gavaskar is irritated with at the way the talented batsman has been getting out. "He has got to say to himself that he is the captain, he has got to stay out there". He has got to stay there. He missed the early part of the 2017 edition with a shoulder injury. Read More »

Silva is the Premier League great nobody shouts about

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With rivals Liverpool dropping two points at home to Southampton on Sunday, City will finish third if they win their remaining three Premier League matches - a position that would see them qualify automatically for the Champions League group stage. Read More »

Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham sets record at Bristol City

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Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has made history by sweeping a triple of awards to his name as he's won Bristol City's Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year and Top Goalscorer awards all at once for his this season's achievements. Bristol is always going to be in my heart now but I'm not too sure what I'm doing . "It's a situation if Chelsea want me to come back or want me to go somewhere else to develop in a different way. Read More »

Lady Antebellum Support Predators During Playoffs With National Anthem

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The victor will face the Predators in the conference finals. Rinne made 23 saves, none bigger than his pad stop on Kyle Brodziak at the goalmouth about halfway through the third period. "Sure, we could have played better in the first couple games, but never have I not been proud of this group". "It was an exciting game, an exciting series, and now we're on to the next one". Read More »

Kante wins 2nd individual award in English soccer

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Although it looks as though Tottenham are going to end the season empty-handed, the England worldwide has once again been superb. Full list of Footballer of the Year nominees (in alphabetical order): Sergio Aguero (Man City), Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham), Dele Alli (Tottenham), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Diego Costa (Chelsea), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Sunderland), Ben Foster (West Brom), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United), Harry Kane ... Read More »

Concussed Crosby skates with Pens on off day

Ainge not surprised how Thomas has handled his sister's passingLeBron is at his highest levelShould Phil be punished for comments about M. Crosby suffered a concussion when he was cross-checked in the head by Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen. Read More »

Game 5 for Rangers-Senators, Penguins-Capitals

Former Rangers forward Derick Brassard sent the game into OT with a late-game goal to tie it up while Tom Pyatt, Mike Hoffman and Mark Stone were also able to beat NY goalie Henrik Lundqvist. When you have good structure and you pay attention to all the little things and do that right and then let skill take over I think we're a pretty good team. Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan reveals that he named Smriti Irani's daughter Shannelle!

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Honestly, surprising for us too! Starting from Delhi with just Rs. 20 in his pocket, SRK reached Mumbai to live his dream and ruled the city with no Godfather to watch over him. This repost from the "King of Bollywood" came after the Textiles Minister shared a photo of her in which we can see Shanelle Irani in a candid pose. Read More »

LeBron upset with brewery over photo with beer

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But that was enough time for the beer company, Great Lakes Brewing Co., to take the image and run with it. On Monday night, James jokingly swiped a beer bottle from a surprised courtside server during the third quarter of Cleveland's playoff game against the Toronto Raptors and considered sipping it before handing it back. Read More »

LeBron Scores 35 Points, Irving 27; Cavaliers Sweep Raptors

Some of the National Basketball Association history is on the line on Sunday in Game 4 of this Eastern Conference semifinal between the Cavs and the Toronto Raptors. Harden had 12 assists after managing just five in the last game and added five rebounds. Harden was shaken up soon after that when he banged his left knee into Patty Mills as he attempted to drive to the basket. Read More »

Top four impossible for United: Mourinho

The win moves sixth placed Arsenal to within two points off United, and six points off Manchester City in that all important fourth spot with a game in hand over Pep Guardiola's men. On Sunday, there was only a momentary flashpoint, when Mourinho rushed out after Wenger complained to the fourth official about an attempted foul by United's Wayne Rooney. Read More »