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Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins

His team has won all of those games. The Steel City crowd, of course, wasn't completely dead - and neither were the Pens - in the waning minutes of the contest, when Pittsburgh capitalized on some busted coverage from (a comfortable?) Caps defense during a 4-on-4 with two late scores. Read More »

Celtics, Wizards turn playoff into all-out war

The NBA on Saturday announced Oubre's suspension without pay for "charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact". There were a total of eight technical fouls in the game, including two each on Celtics guard Terry Rozier and Wizards guard Brandon Jennings , who were both ejected. Read More »

Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition


The biggest plus Beane outlined during his inaugural news conference on Friday was the presence of a familiar face in rookie coach Sean McDermott. So, in the first of what should be several "get-to-know-you" conversations, what did we learn? The first name that popped up Friday was Jim Overdorf, the team's senior vice president of football operations whose main focus is the salary cap. Read More »

Tottenham chances of EPL title almost impossible, says Eric Dier

Now we move forward. "It was a hard game, it's true that if you compare it with five days ago against Arsenal it was not the same performance that we played last week". Jenas says his old side deserve credit for their performance this season but must push on in the summer. But their manager rejected the notion that a team who had nine Premier League wins in succession to their name before facing West Ham had buckled under pressure. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hails 'invention' of Alexis Sanchez - Eurosport.com AU

Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud struck in the second half of a largely forgettable contest on the south coast as Arsenal recorded their first win at St Mary's since 2003. "I never questioned the character of my side because it is not because you lose games that people expect you to win that show you have no character", Wenger said after the match. Read More »

Chase retires hurt as Windies crawl towards Pakistan total


The West Indies resumed on 14 without loss from overnight and still struggled to score. Legspinner Yasir Shah led with three wickets, all in the morning, while only one wicket fell in each of the middle and tea sessions. Pakistan is chasing its first-ever test series win in the Caribbean. Earlier, West Indies twice lost a wicket in the last over of a session. When Shah rooted out Kraigg Brathwaite, lunch was called, and the Pakistanis would have dined in a good mood. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan: Raptors Would Have Won With LeBron James

It's the same routine the Cavs have used while going 16-0 in the first two rounds the past two years, so Lue isn't changing much. "And whatever it takes to beat the best, that's what I've gotta do". "Even when we had our bad days, our good days, we stuck by him", DeRozan said . "They cut the deficit down ... but no matter, we just stayed with it". Read More »

Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry goes free agency route

Several reports have pointed toward Lowry's hometown Philadelphia 76ers as being one of those teams. Lowry is a proud Philadelphian who gives much love back to his city as evidenced by the fact that he is announced at games as "a 6-foot point guard out of North Philly". Read More »

Sergio Garcia aces 17th hole at The Players Championship

Johnson rallied late with a 25-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole. He had one of only four bogey-free rounds at TPC Sawgrass. But the former PGA Championship victor has not been at his best so far this year with just four top-25 finishes in eight events. Read More »

Lambert in limbo over Wolves future


All options remain open to Lambert, including quitting after just six months at Molineux, Press Association Sport understands. Lambert is disappointed with the club after discovering that he would have little-to-no input into their transfers this summer, with super-agent Jorge Mendes instead trusted to arm the squad with talent that could see them fight for promotion. Read More »

Questionable for Game 6


Jonathon Simmons , who is averaging 6.2 points in nearly 18 minutes, will start at small forward. The Spurs led by as many as 28 points in the third quarter as LaMarcus Aldridge played like the superstar he was expected to be when he left Portland in 2015 to join the Spurs. Read More »

Chelsea wins 2016-17 Premier League Title

Michy Batshuayi's goal gave the Blues a 1-0 win away to West Brom to confirm their status as champions for the 2016/17 season, with Conte an influential figure in lifting them from a hugely disappointing 10th place finish last term. But tactically, individually, what Conte has done with these players and to bring them together is sensational". The victory officially stops Leicester City's reign as Premier League title holders after a 375-day stretch that was one of the most improbable in ... Read More »

Conte Urging Chelsea Bosses To Launch £65m Striker Bid


The newspaper says the Italian coach is now urging the Chelsea hierarchy to test Madrid's resolve with a formal £65m bid as he looks to be reunited with Morata at Stamford Bridge this summer. Arsenal's options in attack are fairly limited, especially with the future of Alexis Sanchez remaining under scrutiny, and a club-record move for Morata would make a major statement of intent to the rest of the division. Read More »

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

The victor will secure a berth in the 2017-2018 Champions League group stage. The home side started well with Marouane Fellaini heading Marcus Rashford's cross into the net on 17 minutes, but as has been the case throughout the season United failed to convert their dominance into goals. Read More »

Darmian: Let's win Europa for injury victims

Manchester United want to win the Europa League for their injured teammates and the suspended Eric Bailly and, Matteo Darmian has said. "I think you, the media, have the right to say (that) and I think it makes sense to say", he told reporters after United completed a 2-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo in the semi-finals on Thursday. Read More »

Willett struck down by injury

Willett is scheduled to play at the BMW PGA Championship in two weeks time and he admits further assessment regarding his fitness will be made in the next seven days or so to determine whether he can feature. Out on the course, Spain's Jon Rahm and Canada's David Hearn shared the lead on five under par, with current Masters champion Sergio Garcia just three off the pace. Read More »

Wizards Win Game 4, Tie Series at 2-2

Playoff caliber teams can get embarrassed every once in a while but what's happening to the Celtics is inexcusable in any context. "I'm just trying to continue to keep growing as a basketball player and as a person". Insane is just how the Wizards like it. Holding down the post for both teams is Horford and Marcin Gortat . Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr . Read More »

An Outstanding Day - Rangers Star Reveals Still Fond Memories of Beating Celtic


Early goals from Scott Sinclair and Leigh Griffiths robbed Gers of any little belief they had left before Callum McGregor, Dedryk Boyata and Mikael Lustig's second-half strikes handed Celtic their biggest Govan win since 1898. An explosive start at Ibrox saw Celtic gifted a penalty as Myles Beerman cut down Patrick Roberts on the edge of the box with the winger running away from goal. Read More »

NY Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is suspended for three games

Nothing specific was cited by either Alderson or manager Terry Collins as for the action against Harvey. "Certainly get a better clarification (after the MRI)", Collins said. A switch-hitter, Cabrera batted left-handed Monday before the Mets faced the San Francisco Giants but was out of the starting lineup for the second straight day. Read More »

Leonardo Bonucci hails 'alien' Dani Alves


Ramos will also come up against another familiar face in Juve full-back Dani Alves. Fernando Torres has claimed that Atletico Madrid are in "one of the greatest moments in their history" as he remains positive following Wednesday night's Champions League semi-final elimination to Real Madrid. Read More »

Rohit, Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

Rohit is one of eight surviving members from that victorious party, although his last one-day worldwide appearance came in October 2016. Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Kedar Jadhav were automatic choices with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni fitting the role of wicket-keeper and batsman to the hilt. Read More »

Celtic attacker declared fit for Aberdeen clash, two star men unavailable

Rogic has hailed the contribution of every member of the squad but singled out Rodgers for bringing back an incredible feeling to the club. It's a tough place to come but we had a great start to the game. The crowd needed a lift and the players needed some inspiration. "If you look at the two performances: the pitch was terrible at Parkhead and slowed our game down and we went to Hampden and were outstanding and very good a week later". Read More »

Spurs snare 2-1 series lead

Despite a sublime performance from DeMar DeRozan and three quarters of toughness that coach Dwane Casey had demanded, Toronto's inability to consistently make shots - an absolute must in the game these days - doomed it in a 115-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal Friday night. Read More »

Ready to play in India despite security threats, insists PCB


In a statement on Twitter, Najam Sethi said that as per agreement signed between the PCB and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), India is bound to play a bilateral series either in Pakistan or any neutral venue. Shaharyar had announced before that Pakistan would not be touring Bangladesh for a series to be held in July and mentioned that the BCB had sent them the tentative itinerary. Read More »