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Chicago Blackhawks agree to two-year contract extension with Richard Panik

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Panik, 26, is coming off a career-best season where he had 22 goals, 22 assists and 44 points in 82 games. "I know how good I am and what I'm capable of and how I can play", Panik said, according to the Sun-Times. CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 23: Richard Panik #14 of the Chicago Blackhawks turns to pass in front of Greg Pateryn #29 of the Dallas Stars at the United Center on March 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Read More »

IPL: Table-toppers Mumbai face confident Punjab

The only game that they lost here in the season was against RPS. Test specialist Wriddhiman Saha displayed a different facet of his batsmanship with a stroke- filled unbeaten 93 of 55 balls to power Kings XI Punjab to 230 for 3 against Mumbai Indians in a do-or-die Indian Premier League encounter, here tonight. Read More »

Golovkin: I knew Canelo would beat Chavez Jr. easily

All three judges scored the fight 120-108 in favour of Alvarez . Alvarez dumped his World Boxing Council middleweight world belt past year when the sanctioning body gave him a 15-day window to make a fight with undefeated Golovkin , now owner of the WBC, World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation middleweight world titles. Read More »

NFL denies Josh Gordon's reinstatement

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His business manager, Michael Johnson, told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Gordon was living with him and was?"in the best place mentally that he has been in, dating back years before ent". Gordon spent 30 days in a New Hampshire facility. He did not play all season. Gordon will have to try again this Fall . He hasn't played in a regular-season game since December 2014. Read More »

Conte wants Chelsea title win at West Brom

England's three biggest teams in the region are all in flux. " But this year was maybe even more special, because last year was a very bad year ". West Brom have won just once in nine league matches since beating Bournemouth to reach that total, but Pulis - while admitting Chelsea deserve to win the title - insists his side can ensure the champagne remains on ice for Antonio Conte's men. Read More »

Penguins win again, defeat Capitals in Game 2

Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 34 of the 36 shots he faced in his second consecutive strong performance and Phil Kessel and Jake Guentzel scored twice to put the Presidents' Trophy winners in a historically hard hole. That marked the end of Holtby's night after two periods as the 2016 Vezina Trophy victor was again not at his best as Fleury stole the show. He also hasn't come up with big saves, nor has he stopped pucks that he should. Read More »

RCB's miserable season hurts us all, says Virat Kohli

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Last weekend Anushka accompanied Virat at RCB's 10-year celebration in Bengaluru . "The kind of season we have had, needs no explanation". We wonder why, though, given that the couple have been extremely vocal about their feelings for each other and made appearances together at important events like Yuvraj Singh's wedding party, for instance. Read More »

Champions League: Atletico comeback falls short as Real Madrid reach final

Their fans hoped they could replicate that score and provide what they thought would be a fitting farewell to the Calderon as it hosted a Champions League game for the final time. It is set to be a hugely competitive occasion as the Bianconeri look to win the Champions League for the first time since 1996-they have since lost in finals in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2015. Read More »

Murray out Madrid Open, Djokovic into quarterfinals

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However, an unforced error from Murray saw him send a cross-court forehand wide and gift Coric a chance to serve out the match. Coric has now, though, beaten the Wimbledon champion in two of their four meetings having thrashed Murray at the Qatar Open at the Dubai Tennis Championships in 2015. Read More »

Cleveland Browns pick Texas A&M's Myles Garrett at No. 1

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The guy they selected with the 25th pick they got from Houston - safety Jabrill Peppers from MI - fills a massive defensive deficiency, too, whether he's at safety, linebacker or returning kicks. "It's not like we didn't try", coach Hue Jackson said. "We're kind of going to let it come to us". He is a mismatch for linebackers with his speed, a nightmare for safeties with his size, so this was a need for the team on offense. Read More »

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

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However, when looking at the stats in the box score the game doesn't look bad at all. But sometimes, when you are a hockey player on the verge of the Western Conference Finals, you feel obligated to pose for a quick photo with some fans. "(McDavid) and Draisaitl are as good as you're going to get. It was a long series going all the way to Game 7 . Anaheim had something to say about the result too. Read More »

Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards, 123-101

Boston played stout defense at the rim and turned those stops, which often left a Wizard behind the play under Celtics' basket, into transition points and separated itself early in a 123-101 win Wednesday. Thomas has averaged 20 points and eight assists on 38.9% shooting in those games. He actually beat his previous postseason best by halftime, when he had 25 to eclipse the 24 he had in Game 5 against Chicago two weeks ago. Read More »

Ovechkin takes blame with Caps near ouster

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan wouldn't rule out star Sidney Crosby for Game 5 of their series at the Washington Capitals, after Crosby skated in full gear at an informal practice on Thursday. A flick of Hornqvists wrists and the puck sailed over Holtbys glove and under the crossbar 4:39 into the first period to put the home team ahead for the first time in the series. Read More »

Tony Pulis: 'Chelsea deserve top spot in Premier League'

Midfielder Nemanja Matic, who scored his first goal at Stamford Bridge against Boro, reckons Chelsea's ability to respond from setbacks has been key. Chelsea went on to finish 10th as Leicester claimed a surprise crown. "We're very close. We must be honest". Chelsea host Watford and already-relegated Sunderland in their final two games before the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. Read More »

Rob Manfred explains why he intervened in Red Sox-Orioles feud

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It has been a bit of an underwhelming season from the dish by Machado's standards, and he is slashing.223/.325/.476 with a.341 wOBA through 120 plate appearances. "It's f--ing bulls--". The Sox and O's play each other 10 more times, including a four-game series in Baltimore from June 1-4, leaving plenty of opportunity for more shenanigans between the teams. Read More »

Pakistan reaches 70-1 at lunch in 3rd test in West Indies

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In the farewell global appearances for captain Misbah ul Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan, Pakistan have made two changes from the second Test loss. Pakistan is expected to make changes to their playing XI following their disappointing performance in the second test match. Prolonged showers two days before the match disrupted preparations and despite a scorching eve of the fixture, a forecast for more rain raises the prospect of the elements playing a significant role in the final ... Read More »

Top FIFA official Richard Lai accepts taking bribes

Lai is accused of receiving more than $850,000 in bribes over a five-year period from Asian soccer officials in exchange for using his influence as a soccer official. Hammam couldn't be immediately located for comment and the US attorney's office was unable to identify his lawyer. Lai's case marks a stunning step forward in the U.S. Read More »

Prosecutor to Appeal Aaron Hernandez Conviction Ruling

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This post Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction first appeared on Vibe. Judge E. Susan Garsh said case law in MA has long established that defendants who have not had the merits of their appeals decided before they die have the right to have their convictions vacated. Read More »

Smith's putt wins playoff at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans

That sent the group to a third hole, the par-three ninth. The two teams could not be separated before Sweden's Blixt and Australian Smith birdied the fourth play-off hole. They and their caddies could talk strategy, and players took comfort in knowing their teammates could pick them up. "It doesn't matter how many bogeys you make if you're in the lead", said Blixt, a two-time victor on the PGA Tour. Read More »

Spurs & Arsenal battle to sign a Leicester star with an exit plan

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Mackenzie left the King Power Stadium to become head of player identification at Tottenham and has since worked under Nigel Pearson at Derby County as their director of recruitment. His breathtaking 2015/16 campaign, which saw him register 17 goals and 10 assists as the Foxes claimed an historic first championship, saw him being named the PFA Players' Player of the Year. Read More »

Rampant Real thrash Granada after Barca down Villarreal

Luis Enrique's side already were held to a 1-1 draw by Villarreal earlier in the season and the Barcelona boss expects a similar challenge on Saturday due to their strong defence, the second best in La Liga behind Atletico Madrid's . Real, meanwhile, go into their capital encounter with high-flying Sevilla on the back of what should be a gruelling Champions League semi-final against Atletico Madrid . Read More »

IPL: Bangalore eye turnaround against Gujarat

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Still, this will be a very important game for them as we all know that cricket is a amusing game and T20 is an even funnier format and one never knows what will happen if they win all their remaining games. However, they've still played just about six games, so they still have a decent chance for themselves. "Could be a few reasons, could be expectations, could be even looking at our side", Kohli said. Read More »