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Jamie Nye: Spotty spotters failed Sidney Crosby

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No one saw all that pain coming after the 2009 seventh game loss, when the Capitals were down 2-0 before fans were even in their seats at the Verizon Center, 4-0 two minutes into the second period and 6-2 when numerous Capitals fans were already on their way home. Read More »

Bud Capitalizes on Jeter Ceremony This Weekend With 'This Bud's for 2'

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The hashtag, in turn, has over 26.2m impressions, Brandwatch added. Now he's officially getting his due as his number, 2, is set to be retired by the team Sunday. Yesterday, ahead Jeter posted a "Thank You, New York " letter to his Player's Tribune website accompanied by a video that showed a bunch of New Yorkers reading #2's praises. Read More »

Yale Lary, A&M great and NFL Hall of Famer, dead at 86

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Lary played 11 seasons for the Lions in 1952-53 and 1956-64. The five-time All-Pro jack-of-trades also helped the Lions to Super Bowl titles in 1952, 1953 and 1957. From 1960-1964, Lary (S), Dick LeBeau (CB), and Dick Lane (CB) played in the same defensive backfield together for the Detroit Lions. He took two of those picks back for touchdowns and also scored three career touchdowns on punt returns, serving as the Lions' primary returner for six seasons. Read More »

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

That was very obvious. He won in Doha to start the season but never made it past the quarterfinals in the following four tournaments he played. He won his first career title in Marrakech, Morocco, last month. The world No. 8, who returned to competition this week after sitting out a month and a half due to an injury to the wrist, had been scheduled to meet second-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles quarterfinals. Read More »

Jets claim speedy receiver Cannon off waivers from 49ers

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The NFL's daily transaction wire brings word that the Jets have added Cannon to their roster on a waiver claim. Cannon went undrafted out of Baylor and was considered one of the better players among the crop of undrafted free agents. He ran a 4.41-second 40 at the NFL Combine workouts, the fourth-best time among wide receivers and tied for the 11th-best time among all Combine participants. Read More »

Safety group says truck guard rails could prevent deaths

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But the government doesn't require side guards. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says side guards could prevent hundreds of traffic deaths per year. The car's airbags inflated as designed, and the safety belt properly restrained the test dummy in the driver seat. The institute hopes its crash tests will lead truck carriers to outfit their fleets with side guards. Read More »

Here's the Manchester United to team to face Celta Vigo

Blind conceded that Jose Mourinho's side missed a number of chances early on in the game, but ultimately were satisfied with the end result . It could prove a crucial away goal when the teams resume battle at Old Trafford next week, but former Manchester City striker Guidetti is confident they can upset the apple cart. Read More »

Stars acquire rights to Bishop from Kings

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I was just really excited to hear the news". Though the Kings reportedly contemplated re-signing Bishop to create a dynamic duo with Quick, a front office shakeup and their own salary cap woes put an end to those plans. He went 21-13 in the playoffs with the Lightning and has a 2.08 GAA and.926 save percentage in the postseason. And this offseason would be the ideal window to make a move thanks to the expansion draft. Read More »

Wanderers top SIPG as last-16 set

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A Ricardo Goulart double steered the two-time victor Guangzhou Evergrande into the last 16 of the AFC Champions League as it placed second in Group G after a 2-2 home draw with Suwon Samsung Bluewings of South Korea on Tuesday evening. It means Shanghai faces a mouthwatering all-China last-16 clash against Group H victor Jiangsu Suning with the first leg in two weeks time, while Urawa will have Korean opposition in Jeju United . Read More »

Stay or go, DeMar DeRozan says he'll support Kyle Lowry's decision

The Celtics have the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and will have home court advantage over the Cavaliers should they advance. "And whatever it takes to beat the best, that's what I've gotta do". James scored 13 points in the fourth quarter. "We need a culture reset here", he continued. They just need to make the necessary adjustments and hope that LeBron eventually begins to slow down. Read More »

Correa leads Astros over Braves 4-2

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Correa and Beltran hit their fourth and third home runs, respectively, in the first inning before Reddick followed with his fourth homer into the Astros' bullpen in the fifth. Colon has given up at least four earned runs in four of his past five starts and with the opposing team earning.400 hit against him in his past three starts. Read More »

Manchester United vs. Celta

United survived a late scare in the second leg of their semi-final against Spanish side Celta Vigo to progress 2-1 on aggregate and seal a meeting with Ajax in the final on May 24. Celta had United on edge throughout and had substitute Claudio Beauvue shot rather than crossed when he found himself six yards from goal in stoppage time, they might have gone through. Read More »

Seattle Seahawks' Frank Clark bashes reporter after domestic violence post

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Clark was arrested in 2014 while he was a member of the University of MI football team. Clark quickly deleted the tweet , and has now apologized twice, once late on Tuesday night, and in a lengthier note on Wednesday. His girlfriend had visible injuries to her face and neck, which were documented by law enforcement in the police report and with photographs. Clark, who is entering his third National Football League season, was chosen by the Seahawks in the second round of the 2015 National ... Read More »

Mourinho: Ajax Have Advantage Over United In Europa Final

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We couldn't have played any better, I don't think. "It would be wonderful". With Marcos Rojo unavailable for the final through injury, Mourinho will have to rely on Daley Blind, who is not a specialist centre-half, and either Chris Smalling or Phil Jones, two players who have borne the brunt of his criticism throughout the season. Read More »

Blue Jays put Russell Martin (shoulder) on the shelf

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May. Danny Salazar lasted just 4.2 innings in his last start against the Kansas City Royals , but he only allowed two runs. Sanchez threw four innings and 60 pitches in a minor-league game Tuesday without any trouble with the fingernail on his middle finger, said manager John Gibbons , and barring a setback should be ready to go this weekend. Read More »

Conte reaffirms Chelsea commitment amid fresh Inter links

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses says Antonio Conte's constant encouragement has helped him thrive in his new-found role and believes he is improving with each passing game. "It's normal to have a lot of speculation around my players and the coaches, different coaches, so it's important not to lose concentration and be focused". Read More »

John Guidetti's Dive That Sent Eric Bailly Off Is Embarrassing

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But a quick-fire double right at the end of the first period from Alexandre Lacazette - the first from the penalty spot - gave the French side hope. "We now lose a very good player for the final and we don't have many". Lyon had a lot of early possession, but only had captain Maxime Gonalon's tame header straight at goalkeeper Andre Onana from a corner to show for it. Read More »

Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom

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Yet despite Conte's excellent start at Stamford Bridge, there has been continued speculation he could return to his native Italy. The sacking of Stefano Pioli has created a vacancy at the San Siro. I need to have this type of situation where you arrive and you have to work a lot and also to transform the situation in the right way. Pulis added: "There are a lot of clubs interested in Charlie Taylor, we're not the only club interested in him". Read More »

McGirt, Hughes lead Players after Scott stumbles

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Garcia is six shots off the pace set by leaders Mackenzie Hughes and William McGirt. "Two good yardages, two good shots and two good putts", he said after becoming the sixth player to record two eagles on the back nine in the same round at The Players. Read More »

Cheika backs Waratahs Cronk move

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Sources close to the Storm suspect Cronk will simply hang up the boots rather than continue his career, but already the Roosters, Knights, South Sydney and even the Waratahs have been put forward as potential clubs. Cheika, who coached the Waratahs to their only Super Rugby title in 2014 before taking up his Wallabies post, earlier said Cronk would be a great addition to rugby - but not at the ARU's expense. Read More »

Why Dani Alves is like an alien - Leonardo Bonucci

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UEFA announced its choice Friday for the game in Cardiff, Wales, on June 3. As for Monaco's performances in this season's Champions League, Mbappe saw them as valuable experience. Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim batted off suggestions that Tuesday might have been the last big night for his talented young squad before its brightest stars are lured away. Read More »

Duke's Jackson to sign with agent, remain in NBA draft

Jackson's father confirmed the report to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Jackson, 19, is considered a second-round pick, but has used time in the draft combine and predraft team workouts to improve his standing in a deeply talented pool of point guards. Read More »