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Crosby now the greatest Penguin


And the only rookies to ever post a shutout in the final series were Patrick Roy, in 1986, and Cam Ward, in 2006, with one apiece. "He was our leader and picked up the team when we needed it". Given what Murray did in the past two seasons, you can all but guarantee the Pens will find a way to convince Fleury to either take a buyout or waive his partial no-trade clause so they can trade him or let him go to another team. Read More »

Predators sign Yannick Weber to one-year contract


The deal, per Stephen Whyno on Twitter , is set to pay out $650,000 at the National Hockey League level, and is presumed to be a one-way contract. He previously signed a one-year deal on July 1st in 2016. Weber, who is a two-time Olympian with his native Switzerland, has scored 23 goals and set up 55 others in 347 career contests with the Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks and Nashville. Read More »

Next season's Premier League fixtures have been released


Spurs will play their home league games at the national stadium this season while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt and their first visitor could not be more daunting. Start of April potentially significant. United drew 10 league games at Old Trafford last season and it cost them a tilt at the title. Since City's Qatari-windfall, the clubs have developed a competitive rivalry, based partly on a feeling in North London that Spurs' would have enjoyed considerably more recent success had ... Read More »

West Ham travel to Manchester United on opening day


Championship winners Newcastle host Spurs, whilst Brighton are at home to Manchester City . Chelsea will start their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season starts. While Chelsea may matter more to Mauricio Pochettino and his players, Arsenal will always be the biggest game of the season for Tottenham fans. Read More »

Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final


The second-seeded Czech fended off three break points on her way to claiming the second set 6-3, clinching it with a forehand victor on her second set point. Lleyton Hewitt (2001 US Open), the youngest man to snare the season-ending world No 1, and Andre Agassi (2003 Australian Open), the oldest to reach No 1, excelled under Cahill. Read More »

French Open 2017: Women's results


I am excited to work with Andre (Agassi ). Rafael Nadal returned to Roland Garros after his birthday celebrations and showed no signs of slowing up, railroading compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 in a fourth round performance that was also an emphatic statement. Read More »

Abidal becomes Barcelona ambassador


The Frenchman spent a wonderful seven years at the Camp Nou during which he helped Barcelona to win fifteen trophies which included two Champions League trophies and four La Liga titles. "It will always be a pleasure to share moments with the club's former players and, above all, to transmit the message and values we have around the world - but I am not a legend". Read More »

Mathews rues missed chances as Sri Lanka bow out

Sarfraz is hoping Amir will be fit for the showcase game at The Oval. " Pakistan held their nerve, so credit goes to them", Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said. Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who played a crucial role in Pakistan's sensational victory against Sri Lanka , is out with back injury. Pakistan bowled and fielded tightly to restrict the sluggish hosts who failed to master a lifeless wicket and collapsed from 128 for two in bright and sunny conditions which normally ... Read More »

Kane demands England improvement

Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron attended the match in Paris after holding talks. There have been tributes around the globe (honored nearly universally) for victims of two recent attacks in England , where 22 were killed in a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, followed by another attack at London Bridge. Read More »

Pakistan to lock horns with England in first Champions Trophy semifinal

England are aware that the Pakistani pacers are adept at exploiting helpful seaming conditions. England's captain, Eoin Morgan , did not sound unduly concerned about the surface. "The wicket seems to have come up really well from the last game", he said. " Pakistan outplayed us. Obviously, on their day, they can beat any team in the world and are very risky". Read More »

Gennett becomes first Reds player with four-home run game


By going 5 for 5 on Tuesday, he raised his batting average 32 points to.302. The clubhouse manager of the Cincinnati Reds took everything from hat to jersey and trousers to cleats from Cincinnati Reds infielder Scooter Gennett following the Red game on Tuesday. Read More »

Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final


And while captain Eoin Morgan refused to confirm the switch explicitly this morning, he did say he has full confidence in Bairstow should he step in. "He comes in and wants to prove everyone wrong the whole time, it's been a huge attribute in him scoring runs when he has had a chance". "That innings against New Zealand up at Durham two years ago sort of sums him up". Read More »

Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their tennis match at the French Open in Roland Garros on Tuesday in Paris . Bacsinszky, the 27-year-old world number 31, had opened up a 2-0 and then 4-2 lead in the first set, only for Mladenovic to respond each time before eventually closing out the set in 63 minutes with an ace. Read More »

Rashid run out, England seven down

England looking good despite losing Alex Hales with a run rate of 5.13. Both semi-finals are officially sold out. He also conceded that as a head coach, one wants structure in the team and not the unpredictability that Pakistan is so often associated with. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan Win Thriller To Storm Into Semi Final Of CT

Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff yesterday. A senior government officer had organized a feast over the win of Pakistan , media reports said, adding that many government employees participated in the function. Read More »

England bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in first semis

But Ahmed's 61-not out and Mohammad Amir's 28-not out saw Pakistan home with 31 balls to spare after they shared an unbroken eighth-wicket partnership of 75. "Obviously, on their day, they ( Pakistan ) can beat any team in the world..." At one level that's a really dismal performance and they will have to pull up their socks as we can not rely on the batsmen all the time . Read More »

Celtics Considered Primary Threat To Sign Blake Griffin Away From Clippers


Blake Griffin, and I think the Clippers may think this too, and certainly some other teams, Boston is really the danger for Blake Griffin. Horford and Thomas would figure to be the Celtics' two most prominent pitchmen in recruiting any free agent to Boston, and it appears both now are keeping tabs on Hayward via social media. Read More »

England vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy semi-final


Captain and wicket keeper Sarfraz Ahmed led his side to a three wicket win over Sri Lanka on Monday at Cardiff with an unbeaten 61. But he said a semi-final could not be the summit of Pakistan's ambitions, with an all Asian final against either India or Bangladesh , who play Thursday, in their sights. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Hasan Ali guides Pakistan to victory against South Africa

David Miller with a sedate 75 from 104 balls was the only South African batsman to put up a real fight. Pakistan's top-order then showed a steely resolve to guide their side to 119 for three after 27 overs, comfortably ahead of the 101 victory target required on Duckworth-Lewis before the forecast rain forced an early end to proceedings. Read More »

Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Costa has not hidden his intention to return to Athletico Madrid but revealed that the transfer ban now imposed on the club might be a stumbling block to any potential move. However with the Spanish subject to a transfer ban, the player would be available to sign for Atletico Madrid , but unable to play until at least January. Read More »

Colombia 11/20 to win against Cameroon in tonight's worldwide friendly


Rodriguez opened the scoring in the 16th minute, collecting the ball in the penalty area, after Juan Cuadrado's initial effort had been blocked, and firing home from a tight angle. The Indomitable Lions beat Egypt to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon earlier this year, but despite downing Morocco at the weekend, they were thoroughly outclassed by Jose Pekerman's side at Getafe's Coliseum Alfonso Perez Stadium and also had Robert Ndip Tambe dismissed. Read More »

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti kills Eric Decker speculation


If an offensive lineman came available and they wanted somebody that we had and we felt we had some depth at that position, then Ozzie will make that call, too. Maclin has the potential to emerge as Baltimore's No. 1 receiver ahead of Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman. He fills a huge void for the Ravens , which lost Steve Smith to retirement and Kamar Aiken to free agency in the offseason. Read More »

Kevin Durant lauds Kyrie Irving, says he's better than Allen Iverson


You just smile when you watch him play, cause it's like, for somebody to be that skilled, you know had to work tirelessly. For Kevin Durant , it was the fulfillment of a promise he made to his mom when he was just 8 years old. When you didn't eat, you made sure we ate. You sacrificed for us. During a recent appearance on Bills Simmons podcast , Durant reflected back on the season he had as well as the Golden State Warriors epic playoff run, and then things really started to get ... Read More »