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Filip Forsberg scores as Predators tie Stanley Cup Finals 2-2


And his name isn't Murray. "Pek's was incredible again tonight", said defenceman Ryan Ellis. "They've had some high-quality chances, and the puck hasn't gone in the net for the last couple of games. The Penguins could have had more . "They capitalized on our mistakes, and we have to do the same". The Penguins could have had more . Crosby was that unsafe. Read More »

Need To Learn From US Open Defeat To Nishikori, Says Murray


Scot Andy Murray insists that he won't be taking well-known Kei Nishikori for granted in their quarter-final match at Roland Garros. "I am sure everyone will join me. The good news was that he found a way to get over the line reasonably comfortably and will now hope to replicate last year's win over Wawrinka at the same stage, one of his best ever performances on clay. Read More »

LEADING OFF: Gennett follows 4-HR game; Kershaw vs Strasburg

And then, after a first-inning RBI single - the home runs are the headline, but Gennett tallied 10 RBIs, too, making him just the 14th player to do so in modern baseball history - the Red took Adam Wainwright deep in the third inning for the second grand slam of his career. Read More »

Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'

Venus Williams , Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sam Stosur also went out, meaning the women's event will have a first-time champion this year. - Ostapenko faces 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki next. Muguruza , who was seeded No. 4 in Paris , beat Serena Williams in the French Open final a year ago. Williams, who turns 37 this month, earned all of those titles at Wimbledon or the U.S. Read More »

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Daughter Throws The First Pitch


Teigen, who was a former cheerleader at her high school in Washington state, tweeted an adorable shot of a onesie-clad Luna clutching a baseball on Sunday. John quipped: "Mommy and daddy posing". And on second try, Luna sent the baseball zooming over the plate like a pro . According to People .com, the family has been travelling for John's Darkness And Light Tour , and are spending time together during breaks between concerts. Read More »

Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye flawless title run


They blew us out. "I can't blame them", he said. "We made that mistake of circling 73 and worrying about the wrong thing before". "Just like LeBron started on him to set the tone early, try to bring a physicality to him. For what it's worth, no team has ever recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the National Basketball Association playoffs. "We have to play fast", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017

They are two wins away from winning their second championship in three years and if they sweep the Cavs, they will become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go 16-0 in the playoffs. I knew he didn't lose confidence in himself and knew he was helping us win even though he wasn't shooting the ball well. Yes, they have Kevin Durant now, both teams are different, but the Warriors are fully aware of what can happen if they get complacent. Read More »

Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury


Cutting Pitta saves $2.5 million in salary cap space for the Ravens, who may struggle to replace some of Joe Flacco's favorite targets from last season. But injuries have kept Ben Watson (Achilles), Maxx Williams (knee) and Darren Waller (undisclosed) on the sideline, and now Pitta has been released. Read More »

Bills cornerback takes Uber from Chicago to Buffalo - for $932.08


One of Wright's representatives, Tamerat Berhe, shared the story Tuesday on Twitter. Voluntary workouts in the National Football League are just that: voluntary. "His father was tortured, came here by himself, with nobody, and I believe he's now in school trying to achieve his master's degree and paying for it by driving for Uber", Berhe added. Read More »

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retiring

The Oklahoman reported he will remain with the school in some capacity. Berry Tramel posted the story, quoting an anonymous source. Bob Stoops will step down after 18 seasons at Oklahoma. After taking over the program in 1999, Stoops went 190-48 at Oklahoma, winning the national title in 2000 in addition to 10 Big 12 championships (nine outright). Read More »

Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Amla's latest masterpiece, in just his 151st ODI innings, was the mainstay of South Africa's 299/6, a commanding total on an Oval wicket that proved too much for Sri Lanka's batsmen to chase down during their Saturday's Champions Trophy clash. Read More »

Nadal through to semis as Carreno Busta quits

Thiem landed in the semifinals for the second straight year - Djokovic downed him 12 months ago - and will no doubt face a tougher test in Nadal, who will certainly be well rested. Djokovic can reach a seventh consecutive French Open semifinal and break a tie with Jimmy Connors for second place with a 234th Grand Slam match win (Roger Federer's record is 314). Read More »

Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

In one, she allegedly wrote: "The time is right and you're ready, you just need to do it!" Carter was arrested on the charges of manslaughter in the 2014 suicide case that put Roy to kill him to prove in front of his girlfriend. Another gripping text comes from the day Roy died. "This is in June, when Michelle Carter has not advocated or encouraged him to commit suicide". Read More »

LeBron James-Michael Jordan 'Greatest Ever' debate pointless noise

The Warriors have limited the Cleveland Cavaliers to under 40 percent from the field so far in the NBA Finals . The top-seeded Warriors have used their free-firing, run-and-gun style to grab a 2-0 lead in the NBA's best-of-seven championship but the Cavaliers insist they would not benefit from slowing down the tempo. Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain


His final tally of unforced errors was 35, with 18 winners compared to 38 for his opponent, who now faces nine-time champion Rafael Nadal . "Just pretty bad set". Swede Bjorn Borg holds the record for the fewest games lost in a winning a French Open campaign, having conceded 32 in 1978, but Nadal's focus is elsewhere. Read More »

Senators take the champs to the final bell

The game started out cautiously, but the Senators took a few penalties, a scary proposition after the Penguins scored three power-play goals in Game 5. It was the sixth goal and 15th point of the playoffs for Ryan, who is second on the Senators behind captain Erik Karlsson (16 points). The Senators will go back to No. Read More »

Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record

But consider the following items of evidence relating to one Scooter Gennett, standing 5-foot-10 with a 185-pound frame that looks closer to 160, fill-in left fielder for the Reds on Tuesday, and think about whether " players simply trying to hit more homers " is really the best explanation for the wackiness that has taken over the sport. Read More »

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki


The 27-year-old Bacsinszky on Tuesday defeated Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 49 minutes in a quarter final match, reports Efe. "When she said that I was known for that sort of thing on the circuit, really?" But the Swiss, a Roland Garros semi-finalist in 2015, showed no remorse for her actions after dumping out Venus Williams in Paris for the second year in a row. Read More »

French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today

Bacsinszky has now broken her opponents a combined 24 times and has won no less than 55 percent of her return points, a recipe that will produce even more victories. Because of showers and heavy wind much of the afternoon, the two men's singles matches on Tuesday's schedule have been moved to Wednesday: No. 4 Nadal vs. Read More »

Cleveland Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired


He told the dispatcher that the guy could be a juvenile and the gun might be a "fake", information that wasn't conveyed to the officers. The murder of Rice caused national outrage and protests . "We've changed our hiring process", Williams said. A second officer involved has been suspended. But he did not disclose the full circumstances when applying to join the Cleveland police force. Read More »

Cavaliers know better than to compare National Basketball Association finals to past year


Although the Cavs lost Game 1 and 2, they've had standout performances by LeBron, Kevin Love , 28, Kyrie Irving , 25, and Iman Shumpert , 26. That's been quite evident through two games. "We played with great energy, but heading to Cleveland , we're gonna have to be a lot smarter", Kerr told reporters post-game. Although LeBron lives in the present, he did reflect on the Cavs' Game 2 loss, yet, he still remained confident. Read More »

Upset Central as Muguruza, 5 Seeds Exit at French Open

Defending champion Spain's Garbine Muguruza reacts as she plays France's Kristina Mladenovic during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Paris . Fellow former slam winners Svetlana Kuznetsova , Venus Williams and Sam Stosur also suffered defeat, at the respective hands of Caroline Wozniacki , Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko . Read More »

Cron and Calhoun homer to lead Angels past Tigers


Tigers manager Brad Ausmus had previously said both Kinsler and McCann would be activated today. Norris' winless streak reached five starts last time out when he worked five innings and gave up three runs on six hits at Kansas City. An error by Tigers center fielder Presley allowed Los Angeles' fourth run to score in the fifth. Detroit pitcher Justin Verlander left Sunday's game with a tight groin, but is not on the disabled list. Read More »

Newcastle United set to miss out on Ruben Semedo


Sporting defender Ruben Semedo has confirmed his immediate future will be in Spain despite reported interest from Premier League clubs, with Villarreal poised to sign the right-back in a deal worth around £13m. I confirm [it is] to Spain. It was in Spain that we found the best option . The club said to be beating Newcastle and Southampton is Villarreal. Read More »