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Penguins Win Fifth Stanley Cup Championship


While the Predators won Games 3 and 4 by a combined total of 9-2, the Penguins responded with a 6-0 Game 5 rout back in Pittsburgh. Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team in almost two decades to repeat as champion with a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6. Read More »

Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

The Serb, bidding to become the first man in the professional era to win each of the four grand slams twice, found some resistance in the first set with the third game lasting 13 minutes before Djokovic won it. Williams, seeded 10th and competing in her 20th French Open , fought back from 5-1 down rattling off six straight games to win the first set. The second seeded Czech player, Karolina Pliskova, will go against Caroline Garcia of France. Read More »

Grosjean: Sainz's move was pretty unsafe


The crash putting both drivers out on the spot, while Grosjean's Haas suffered a damaged front wing. The stewards ruled while the collision was not caused by a deliberate act, Sainz had made a "careless and potentially unsafe assumption" that there was no vehicle alongside and he could move track position safely. Read More »

Pakistan, Sri Lanka all set for Champions 'quarter-final' today

We wanted to step up that intensity". "That was the basic plan for us", Bumrah said in the presentation ceremony. "All they did was to try and hit the top of off stump with a nice tight fielding unit around, squeezing a lot of dot balls around us, not allowing any soft deliveries around the off stump". Read More »

Liverpool ready to offer £40m to Arsenal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain


The Express claim that Arsenal are willing to offer the player a "bumper rise", as contract negotiations rumble on but that Klopp is not about to be scared off by the London club's valuation of the player. "I get the ball from deeper and that plays into my hands more". With a deal for Naby Keita looking uncertain due to RB Leipzig's unwillingness to part with any of their first team squad this summer, Klopp could well look to get a deal for Oxlade-Chamberlain over the line as quickly as ... Read More »

Hamilton wins as Mercedes reel off one-two finish

It was the fastest qualifying lap ever at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the pace that won him last year's pole and even one second better than Vettel ran in his Ferrari during Saturday morning's practice. Read More »

Young Lions win World Cup


They told me they could win the World Cup. England ended a 51-year wait for a World Cup soccer trophy as their Under-20s side emulated the class of '66 in South Korea yesterday. Former Newcastle and England striker Alan Shearer questioned how numerous side, who delivered the country's first World Cup win at any level for 51 years, will see action in a league packed with foreign talent and governed by short-termism. Read More »

Warriors' Draymond Green explains why he said Cavs fans aren't sharp

Now they need the biggest ever in the NBA's postseason. Look at the issue with Zaza Pachulia - obviously, he's not Draymond Green , but you have the play with Iman Shumpert threatening to have him suspended for Game 5. That one went in. In an issue of Parents Magazine , Stephen compared his and Ayesha's love story to "The Notebook", one of the most romantic movies known in film. Read More »

Fendrich on Tennis: Watch out for Ostapenko at Wimbledon


She broke Halep at love in that opening game with a bolt of a backhand victor down the line. Next on the agenda for Ostapenko is the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, although it is a sign of just what an outsider she was that she is not yet even in the field. Read More »

Microsoft announces Xbox One X


From an exterior design perspective, however, what's interesting about the Xbox One X is that it's the smallest Xbox One Microsoft has ever made, despite also being the most powerful. Xbox One X United Kingdom release date and price? Developers are free to add support for 4K televisions and better color to existing games . Read More »

Hamilton Sweeps Canadian GP to Close in on Vettel

Hamilton's third win of the season, his sixth in Montreal and the 56th of his career, helped him reduce championship leader Sebastian Vettel's advantage to 12 points. Mercedes also moved into the lead in the constructors' standings, passing Ferrari . "I think as a team we've been closer and more united than we've ever been". Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: SA defeated by Pakistan


This game had become a virtual quarter-final, with the winners joining already qualified title-holders India out of Group B in the last four of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides and the losers knocked out. Read More »

I want to win the Champions League - Mbappe


Liverpool have entered the race to sign Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe , according to a report . Mbappe revealed previously that he would have to be guaranteed first-team football if he made a move away from Monaco this summer, but he has hinted that it must also be Champions League football - something Arsenal can not offer. Read More »

India stroll into semi-finals with rout of South Africa

Chasing a relatively small target of 192 runs, India lost opener Rohit Sharma early in the sixth over, but a match-high 128-run stand between another opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli helped India inch closer to the target. AB De Villiers was especially culpable as he threw away his wicket for the third time in a miserable tournament for the South Africa captain. "Not an ideal way to finish". Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup championship apparel


The site has plenty of new shirts to commemorate the title win, and you can wear the hats the players were wearing on the ice as they skated around with the Stanley Cup after the game. Murray hasn't allowed a goal in a span of 126:52, since allowing a second-period goal to Viktor Arvidsson. It turned out the referee was in a bad position to see the puck and blew his whistle when he lost sight of the puck. Read More »

Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ

In one of the great one-day global fightbacks, the pair added 224 for the fifth wicket to chase down 266 with 17 balls to spare, and win their final group A match by five wickets in Cardiff . "We just said keep going", explained Shakib, the man-of-the-match, at the presentation ceremony. Trent Boult was nearly as unsafe as the Kiwis found a ball that was prepared to swing just a fraction in the opening overs. Read More »

It Looks Like Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has Found Himself A New Club

The 35-year-old sustained ligament damage in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second-leg win over Anderlecht and is not expected to be fit to return to action until January next year. "He wants to stay in England, he wants to stay at the top, and if he sees that he can be a valuable asset for Manchester United , then why not Manchester United ?" Midfielder Joey Barton is also looking for a new club after his release from Burnley, although he is serving an 18-month ban for betting ... Read More »

De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

The Proteas lived up to their "Perennial Chokers" tag in a virtual quarterfinal clash that turned out to be a thoroughly one-sided encounter. The Asian team comfortably chased down the target, losing only two wickets, with their skipper Virat Kohli leading the way with an unbeaten half-century. Read More »