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Pens vie for Stanley Cup repeat in Game 6 vs. Predators

But Peter Laviolette's fast-skating bunch with the lockdown defense roared past Chicago in a sweep to get things started and shrugged off the home-ice advantage of St. well, the list goes on. "Right now our backs are against the wall, and this is our opportunity and I think you try to do anything in your power and prepare the best you can for this one", Rinne said. Read More »

Back To Back Champs: Penguins Beat Preds 2-0 For Stanley Cup

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Quick whistle: The Predators believed Colton Sissons gave them a 1-0 lead early in the second period. Sissons had poked it across the goal line only to have his apparent goal immediately waved off. Crosby had eight goals and 19 assists in the 24 games of the playoffs. Hagelin iced the game with 14 seconds left when, with Rinne out of the goal in favor of an extra attacker, he scored into the empty net . Read More »

Kristina Mladenovic bat la tenante du titre — Roland-Garros

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Battu par Timea Bacsinszky (6-4, 6-4, en 1h49), Kristina Mladenovic a tenté d'être positive après son match. Rarement le Suzanne-Lenglen aura été aussi bouillant, les olé s'élevant, les "po-po-lo-po-po-po" (ceux de Seven Nation Army ) résonnant, les olas se répandant et les " Kiki " pleuvant bruyamment pour pousser la Nordiste vers la victoire. Read More »

Guentzel shines again as Pens pull clear of Preds in Game Two

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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Brian Dumoulin (8) during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh . For one, they actually put pucks on the net. To wit: for the second straight game, we saw a three-goal period for the Penguins that included a goal off of a Predators player, a 5-on-3 goal, AND featured a goal disallowed from a review! The Penguins lead ... Read More »

After Confusion Over Technical Fouls in Game 4, Refs Explain What Happened

We later learned that the first half technical was called on Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr . "When the technical foul was called on Draymond Green, we reported it to the (scorer's) table", Callahan told a pool reporter. OK. "He told me to keep playing", Green said of Davis. After the game, Green, a Saginaw, Mich. native, explained his feelings toward the people of Cleveland. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

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Of course, to demolish - not just defeat - them in a game that Pakistan takes as an extension of its virility. Put into bat first, the Rohit Sharma - Shikhar Dhawan partnership, revived on the same soil where it first took off 4 years back in the same tournament. Read More »

Cardinals take Game One from Kentucky

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A wild, if delayed, celebration followed before a red-clad sellout crowd of 6,237. Game Two will be played at Noon EST, Saturday on ESPN. The 6-2 final score was closer than it reads on the stats sheet, and Kentucky had its chances, especially against Cards ace Brendan McKay . Read More »

LeBron Discusses One Thing That Almost Stopped Him From Returning to Cleveland

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Haynes on Thursday that he didn't feel LeBron James' foot hit his groin following James' failed game-tying three-point attempt late in the fourth quarter. "I had to be like, let's not worry about the small [expletive], let's worry about us trying to build something that's bigger". In the debut of a series of videos called "The Shop", James addressed a broad array of topics with a group that also included two of his childhood friends and business partners, Maverick Carter and Randy Mims. Read More »

Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'

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Raikkonen had brake problems towards the end. Daniel Ricciardo was the man to complete the podium - just 0.6s ahead of the hard-charging Vettel at the line - but it could have been so different as Force India pushed the Red Bull the whole way but were undone by a lack of teamwork as Sergio Perez refused to move over for faster teammate Esteban Ocon . Read More »

Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Driving like a man possessed, he salvaged fourth place with two laps remaining. Asked whether surpassing Senna's marks meant more than Schumacher's, Hamilton said: "I haven't got to the 68 of Michael so I can't really say". Not feeling the damage at slow speed during the caution, Vettel waited to replace the wing until Lap 5 and fell to the back of the pack. In between, Hamilton led every lap. Read More »

Draymond Green called Kevin Durant after the Warriors lost Game 7

Durant was a star at Oklahoma City but left last July as a free agent to sign with the Warriors , smarting from a loss to Cleveland in last year's NBA Finals when they were one win shy of a repeat crown. "That first quarter we were great, the first half we were great". I was like, if I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game? "We showed that tonight. Read More »

Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

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With three matches remaining before the Lions run out in the first Test at Eden Park, Warburton will likely feature in two of those and could double-up this week against the Highlanders in Dunedin as well as the Saturday clash with the New Zealand Maori in Rotorua, although he is unlikely to start that match and will nearly certainly be among the replacements if he comes through Tuesday's encounter unscathed. Read More »

Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

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I definitely wanted to make the third round and I think we had enough speed. Blaney drives for the Wood Brothers, one of the most storied teams in all of NASCAR . Then he held off a hard-charging Harvick to take the checkered flag. I chose to try to drive through and it just didn't work out. He was near flawless over those final 10 laps. Read More »

De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

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India came into the tournament as favourites to lift the silverware, but failure to build on their opening match thrashing of Pakistan has put their title defence in jeopardy. Dhawan was the first of the pair to reach his half-century with his eighth four, with Kohli reaching the same landmark soon after. Kohli faces a tough battle in his nascent ODI captaincy career as the team's confidence is shaken after Sri Lanka effortlessly out-batted them in a high-scoring encounter last week . Read More »

Twitter reacts to the Penguins beating down the Predators in Game 5

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The question for the Penguins, who own a 3-2 series lead and are one win away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions, is whether they can continue that effort on the road in Tennessee on Sunday, where they've had so much trouble. But there's still at least one more chance for the teams to provide a one-goal game or maybe even some overtime, which had been on pace to break the all-time record for a single postseason through three rounds. Read More »

Emmanuel Adebayor reveals 'biggest mistake of his career'

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The unsuccessful spell was a far cry from his previous experiences at the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid, and the Togo global acknowledged that it was an error to join the Eagles. I was happy there, my family too. "I did it just to please my entourage, who were saying to me: "Manu, you have to start playing again!' It was the worst decision of my career". Read More »

Newcomb makes solid debut, but Braves fall to Mets

He still swings a big bat. After missing more than two months, Seth Lugo (1-0) dominated the Braves in his first start of the season as the New York Mets won the game, 2-1, and took three-out-of four down in Atlanta . With so very little news provided from the team in these latest New York Mets rumors, it would be a guess to state when the team will activate Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list. Read More »

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

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Nadal was in imperious form throughout the two weeks in Paris as he triumphed without dropping a set at Roland Garros for the third time, victory sending him up to second in the world rankings for the first time since October 2014, while the 35 games he dropped throughout the tournament is the second lowest in a slam in the Open Era. Read More »

Rafael Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title

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At 31 years and 8 days, Nadal, without losing a set at Roland Garros this year, also became the oldest player in history to win 15 Grand Slam titles. Wawrinka almost scored an early break on Nadal's second service game. Plus, Nadal had lost three Grand Slam finals in a row to Djokovic , at Wimbledon in the U.S. Read More »

Election 2017: What time will the election result be announced?

Online version of the Evening Standard newspaper reported that Britain goes to the polls after a short but bruising campaign triggered by Theresa May's announcement of a snap election. In the 2015 General Election, there were 3,209 candidates across all the English constituencies , 493 more than are standing on Thursday. The BBC's main election programme, fronted by David Dimbleby, starts at 21:55 BST, with live coverage from scores of counts. Read More »

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

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Game 5 is Monday in Oakland , Calif. The Golden State Warriors play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the Oracle on Monday. A year ago, Steph Curry's wife, Ayesha, accused the National Basketball Association of rigging games, and during Cleveland's Game 4 victory, Green's mom tweeted, "These OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN OFFICIALLY PAID!" adding multiple poop-face and money-bag emojis to her tweet. Read More »

Matz, Cespedes spark Mets to doubleheader sweep of Braves

New York, which didn't trail all day, went up 3-0 in the fifth on Bruce's 16th homer. Yoenis Cespedes came back today and reminded us how important he's been to this team since he arrived almost two years ago. Cabrera didn't play in the second game. "It's a tremendous lift for the club to have those two guys come back", Mets manager Terry Collins said. INF Matt Reynolds , Rivera and RHP Tyler Pill have been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room for Matz, Cespedes and RHP Seth ... Read More »

Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

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Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. He was again the champion, again unbeatable at the French Open . His uncle, Toni Nadal, was crying when interviewed on French television and struggled to answer questions due to emotion, wiping his eyes with his hands before composing himself. Read More »