Jeudi, 17 Août 2017
Latest news
Home » Sport

Sport

Stanley Cup victory parade on Wednesday

Crosby, Lemieux and Gretzky are among the six to win the Conn Smythe multiple times - joined by Parent, Orr, and Patrick Roy. All within a calendar year. Referee Kevin Pollock lost sight of the puck and whistled down play just before Sissons tipped home the loose puck in the crease. "The salary cap gave us a chance to spend to the cap and be on level playing fields with the other teams", he said. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins: Three Keys to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final

perth_map

All signs point to that direction being toward a second straight Stanley Cup championship. "You can't even put it into words what it feels like". Two more Penguins wins and those fans will get their wish. "He's been unbelievable in these playoffs and we know he'll be ready to go". That wasn't the end of the Penguins' quick start in the period. Quite a catch the Penguins have found. Read More »

Man arrested over Dee Why bashing also charged with Burwood kidnapping attempt

perth_map

A 26-year-old man and his 57-year-old father were at a hotel at Dee Why on Sunday afternoon when the younger man allegedly picked up a bar stool and hit a 54-year-old man in the face, police said. He was also questioned and charged in relation to an attempted kidnapping that occurred in Burwood last Sunday (4 June 2017). The younger man was charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, two counts of common assault, affray and low-range drink driving. Read More »

NBA Finals, Game 5 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver. They added Durant, seeking his first National Basketball Association title after leaving Oklahoma City, but a loss would bring a game six Thursday in Cleveland and perhaps a winner-take-all Sunday showdown in Oakland . Read More »

Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title

The win capped a near-perfect postseason and was the culmination of a plan to recover from the embarrassment of one year ago. Stephen Curry breaks modern defenses created to contain the ball and limit help. They built a team so good that it withstood an injury to one of its best players (Durant), a debilitating illness to its coach ( Steve Kerr ) that prevented him from coaching most of the playoffs, and a prolonged slump by one of its best shooters ( Klay Thompson ). Read More »

Mental strength will be key against India: Ex-Bangladesh skipper

The trophy is not far away now. It was Rahman's off-cutters that did the trick against India two years back when he bagged five-wicket hauls in two consecutive matches rattling the Indian batting order. Bangladesh, led by Mashrafe Mortaza, defied all odds to make it to the last-four stage after beating New Zealand and then seeing England get past Australia in Group A. Read More »

Steve Kerr, Tyronn Lue Both Were Confused By Draymond Green's Technical Foul

perth_map

Like a heel in pro wrestling seeking heat from the crowd, Draymond Green grinned up at the angry fans, lifted his hands in the air and urged them to give him everything they had in the third quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals . I appreciate the love. Without saying the exact words, but by standing in that spot and circling himself and underlining the differences from previous year, Draymond Green wants everybody to know that the Warriors are ready for this, and that the Second Annual ... Read More »

Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 for second title in three years

Kevin Durant emerged as the MVP in the NBA Finals averaging 35.2 points per game, 8.4 rebounds per game and 5.4 assists per game. NOTES: The Warriors' .941 winning percentage in the playoffs (16-1) bettered the previous mark of.938 established by the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers , who went 15-1. Read More »

Draymond Green's Mother Tweets 'Officials Have Been Officially Paid'

So they have the Warriors right where they want them, right? No announcement was ever made correcting the error, not that Green was listening for one. Callahan: "We found out at the same time when we called the first technical foul (6:18, 3rd) on Draymond Green". Draymond Green needs to play in this Game 5. Read More »

Watch Kevin Durant, LeBron James Embrace After Historic NBA Finals Performances

perth_map

And, it would seem, pushed off that topic for at least another year. The Warriors came out with the requisite energy early but then suffered a relapse to their careless ballhandling ways of Game 4. "They're coming right after us, so we have to get after them", he said. "But last year is last year, this year is this year". Cleveland isn't the outside shooting team it showed in what will be its last home game of the season. Read More »

Golden State looks to clinch at home

Not since 1996 had a team up 3-0 failed to sweep in the final. For the second year in a row, the Cavs must make an improbable comeback if it wants to hoist the trophy. The Cavs started where they left off in Cleveland hitting their first shot, and six of their first seven attempts in breaking out to a 13-9 lead. Read More »

Golden State Warriors capture second National Basketball Association title in three years

perth_map

Kevin Durant's 35-points weren't enough to make up for poor shooting nights from Stephen Curry (14 points, 10 assists) and Klay Thompson (13 points). However, against the Golden State Warriors , it's not as simple as giving Irving the ball and moving out of his way. The second quarter started with more cold shooting by the Warriors, strong defense by the Cavs and a James slam over the outstretched arms of Durant. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

Curry shifted his game to accommodate Durant, upping his career marks of 6.8 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game in this series to 9.4 assists and eight rebounds per game. Replays showed that Durant did hit James on the head, which should have been his third personal foul. Irving made it clear that James has had an enormous influence on him. Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

Of course, the irony in all of this is, like most cartoon characters, Mr. Met only has four fingers. Home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz initially called interference, and per his discretion, ruled the play an out. Met , made an obscene gesture toward fans at Citi Field . " Mr. Met was being heckled all night from those fans, and security spoke to the fans about it after Mr. Read More »

Rafael Nadal remporte sa "decima" à Roland-Garros — Tennis

Mais Stan Wawrinka est, lui, invaincu en trois finales de Grand Chelem. Leur dernière rencontre date de Monte-Carlo en 2016, où le Majorquin s'était nettement imposé. L'Espagnol maîtrise comme personne sur terre battue l'alternance entre la défense loin de sa ligne et l'attaque en entrant dans le terrain. Puis il a pris l'initiative avec son formidable coup droit lifté de gaucher et c'est Wawrinka qui a visité le court. Read More »

Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa

Pakistan was 119 for three off 27 overs, well ahead of a target of 101 on D/L target, when rain stopped play. Pakistan after being humiliated by India in their first encounter of Champions Trophy 2017 will face off South Africa on Wednesday in a do-or-die encounter in Edgbaston, Birmingham . Read More »

Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line

perth_map

Speaking after the match, Kane said: "After that we are relatively happy with the draw". "But everyone stood up to it. They were heavyweight boxers, we were middleweight". "Overall the objective is to qualify and we are top of the group". I don't think it was tougher than what we expected because we always expect to have tough games, especially against your rivals. Read More »

Ostapenko blasts back to claim stunning French title

perth_map

Her win makes her the youngest Roland Garros champion since Iva Majoli in 1997, and the youngest Slam victor since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open. I stayed there, I was fighting, but I think she was better than me today. And also I think my character is like that. "I want to congratulate Jelena". Read More »

Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

The Thunder Bay, Ont., native, who guided the Penguins to their fourth Stanley Cup previous year, has a.925 save percentage in the playoffs. The captain drew a penalty on the play and with the ensuing power play, set up Schultz for a point blast that sailed through the pads of Rinne - this after only 91 seconds. Read More »

Aaron Judge hits 496-foot HR, longest since tracking began

perth_map

In the last six games, they have hit .362 with 18 homers. The Orioles can only hope they're relevant in September. NY has some solid hitters this year as well. NIGHTMARE CONTINUES FOR GAUSMAN: In an very bad season, Kevin Gausman engineered another subpar start. While playing against the Oakland Athletics on May 28, Judge hit his first career grand slam. Read More »