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Sport Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville
Author: 0 Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville

But the Predators' goalie was better in Game 3, and on Saturday night it was Pittsburgh with a goaltending decision to make, as Pens coach Mike Sullivan opted not to pull Matt Murray in favor of Marc-Andre Fleury, even as Nashville pulled away.

Sport Kobe Bryant mocks Jalen Rose in new commercial
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant mocks Jalen Rose in new commercial

Man, that martini has no chance of being served as chilled as that "joke for him". In the clip, Rose appears to kick off the references to that legendary, January 2006 outing by asking Kobe about "that thing on Twitter" regarding Bryant's statue, presumably the one the Lakers are planning to install outside Staples Center.

Sport Austin Dillon wins first Cup race, takes 600-mile race
Author: 0 Austin Dillon wins first Cup race, takes 600-mile race

However, he was able to score a stage win and take the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points lead. Cambridge's Matt Kenseth collected his first Cup victory at CMS in the 2000 race. Harvick dealt with a loose-fitting wheel much of the first 200 laps to fall a lap down, then slipped on some slick fluid laid down by Ty Dillon to fall back further.

Author: 0 Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrates Champions League triumph

A third Champions League win in four years has drawn comparisons to the great Real side that won the first five editions of the European Cup between 1955 and 1960. "We have achieved a historic feat", Madrid left back Marcelo said. "After this season I can say the I feel like a young player because I'm in my best moment, both physically and mentally".

Author: 0 Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy

Mohammad Amir provided rare moments of respite amid the India run-spree with a return of none for 32 in 8.1 overs. "The worrying thing for me, and it has been for a period of time, is we just do the basics wrong", said Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur.

Sport Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid

However, it looks like the deal for the Frenchman could be off. Atletico are facing a transfer ban when the window opens in a few weeks, which means the club cannot replace the attacker. Atletico had appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reduce their ban, as they did for city rivals Real, but their appeal was rejected.

Sport Vijay Mallya spotted watching India vs Pakistan match at Edgbaston
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya spotted watching India vs Pakistan match at Edgbaston

The 61-year-old is the co-owner of the Formula One team Force India and has his companies own the Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore. In November previous year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally explained to visiting British PM Theresa May why it was important that Mallya be returned to India.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Australia prepare for Bangladesh in London Bridge's terror aftermath

But New Zealand who looked on course to a comfortable 300-plus score were stopped in their tracks by Hazlewood who finished with 6/52 as the Kiwis lost seven wickets for 37 runs in under six overs. New Zealand wobbled late on, with Broom (14), James Neesham (6) and Corey Anderson (8) going cheaply. These sides last met at the Champions Trophy nearly four years ago at the same ground in a match which was also washed out in the second innings.

Sport Hazard: 'I will listen to Real Madrid offer'
Author: 0 Hazard: 'I will listen to Real Madrid offer'

Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard will be sidelined for three months after having surgery on a fractured ankle suffered in training on Sunday that ruled him out of this week's global matches, according to his club, Chelsea . "I am feeling well at Chelsea but you never know what will happen", Hazard said . Thank you everyone for voting me Player of the Year and Goal of the Season! " Of course I would consider it if Madrid made an offer ", he is quoted as saying by FourFourTwo.

Author: 0 Venus Williams exits French Open after Bacsinszky defeat

The last woman representing France to win the country's grand slam tournament was Mary Pierce in 2000. In doing so Venus is the first Kiwi male to reach the quarterfinals in doubles at a Grand Slam since Brett Steven and his American partner Pat Galbraith at Wimbledon in 1998.

Author: 0 Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. Two weeks ago, Madrid celebrated its first Spanish league title in five years. "As a team we played very well in the quarter-finals, the semi-finals and today, but you need a guy to score the goals and he did it again".

Sport Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround
Author: 0 Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

Few of those will have matched Mario Mandzukic's spectacular overhead equaliser for Juventus, which was eventually in vain for the Italian side who had the best of the first half before being swept aside in the second. "Again, I've had an unbelievable season", Ronaldo said. Thousands of fans had gathered to watch the Champions League final in front of a giant screen in San Carlo Square.

Author: 0 Durant's 'amazing' defense hailed by Warriors coach Kerr

The 51-year-old said before the game that he had managed to string together a few "good days" and felt he would be able to return to the sidelines for the remainder of the best-of-seven series. Curry made all 14 of his free throws. He and Durant combined for 66 points and 18 assists in the opener, then dominated again while the supporting cast shined.

Sport Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro
Author: 0 Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro

They were locked at 1-1 in the third when Almagro quit. Murray berated himself and his players' box much of the match, and will have to tighten-up against the fear-hand of the former US Open victor Del Potro. The Briton, the double Olympic gold medallist and three-time Grand Slam champion, took advantage of Kližan seemingly taking his foot off the gas after winning the opener.

Author: 0 Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins

Nashville stepped up to the plate in front of their home crowd, and completely shut down the Penguins , but how did this major shift occur? The Predators had 5 different goal scorers and 9 players recording a point ... Murray only turned 23 years old a little more than a week ago, but has exhibited the poise and unflappability of a veteran following a bad outing. Nashville kept a struggling Pittsburgh transition game in neutral, causing several turnovers.

Sport Warriors sweep Spurs to third straight NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors sweep Spurs to third straight NBA Finals

Shooting guard Klay Thompson (14.4 points) and center-power forward Draymond Green (13.9 points) also are playing with objective as the Warriors try to bounce back from blowing a 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals. This may have been the final game for 15-year veteran and star Manu Ginobili. It could, as simulating game-action in a practice setting is almost impossible to do no matter how intense the players go at it.

Author: 0 Belgian FA Confirm Eden Hazard Has Fractured His Ankle

Gareth Bale has not seen the best of form lately as he was nearly absent during his side's 2016/17 campaign which saw them lift the la Liga trophy and reach the Champions League finals. Honestly, I do not know what will happen . The new season of the Premier League starts August 12, which is 10 weeks, or a little over two months away.

Author: 0 Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

Their shore team couldn't fix their boat in time for race two. The first team to win five races in each semi-final will go through to the challenger final. "It's a good job we stopped when we did because we'd probably have bits of the wing hanging around our ears otherwise". Ainslie had warned he'd be the aggressor and he hounded Kiwi helmsman Peter Burling in the duel looking for the hook.

Sport LPGA projection error keeps Lydia Ko at No. 1
Author: 0 LPGA projection error keeps Lydia Ko at No. 1

Ariya is all but certain to claim the No.1 spot this week, however, when she returns to action at the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario. Despite headlines around the world trumpeting Ko's inevitable topple, it emerged on Monday that Ko wouldn't be relinquishing her perch after all.

Author: 0 Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Additionally, Steph Curry recorded his first NBA Finals triple-double, recording 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds . OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals.

Author: 0 Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus

However, the former Tottenham player only played only 13 minutes in it and it was his first appearances in a while after he suffered an injury against Barcelona on April 23. Writing on his Instagram page after the match, Bonucci conceded that it was a tough end to an otherwise successful season in which Juve won Serie A and the Coppa Italia.

Sport 'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach
Author: 0 'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

The 49-year-old joined the Buckeyes in 2004, after three years coaching at Xavier. Ohio State has started its search for Matta's successor. "We weren't winning the battles in recruiting that I thought we might have a chance to win, as he did", Smith said.

Sport Oracle beats Kiwis in Bermuda for America's Cup bonus point
Author: 0 Oracle beats Kiwis in Bermuda for America's Cup bonus point

In 2013, Oracle started the America's Cup showdown with the Kiwis down two points after being penalized in the biggest cheating scandal in the regatta's 166-year history. The Kiwis struggled to match the aggressive approach of Team USA skipper James Spithill, committing three penalties which cost a total of six boat lengths.

Sport Steve Smith says each of Australia's Champions Trophy games is a final
Author: 0 Steve Smith says each of Australia's Champions Trophy games is a final

With rain falling during and after New Zealand's innings, Australia was set a revised victory target of 235 off 33 overs in the Group A match between trans-Tasman rivals. "So we perhaps got away with one there", Smith said. Tight New Zealand bowling at the start of Australia's reply built pressure. The right-arm pacer bowled brilliantly in the death overs as three of those wickets came off four deliveries in the penultimate over of the innings.

Sport Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match
Author: 0 Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match

From there, Pliskova took the next three points to hold serve, starting a match-ending, three-game run. 14 seed Elena Vesnina in the women's competition and beat the Russian 6-4, 6-4, while Alize Cornet staged a surprise of her own by battering Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-1.

Sport Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
Author: 0 Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

The verdict came four days after Koppenhaver's attorney Jay Leiderman conceded his client's guilt on eight charges of domestic battery. Coupled with Koppenhaver's abuse of steroids, the ADHD medication Adderall and anti-depressant Lexapro, the former cage fighter exploded and subjected the porn star and her boyfriend to a violent beating.

Author: 0 Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

Her ranking is an indicator less of her ability than of the 10 months she spent off the WTA Tour between June 2016 and April 2017 due to a back injury. "It hurts. I mean, I was two points away from winning this match", she said after the match. "So it's unbelievable. I still can not believe I did it".