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Author: 0 Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0

Rinne, the Predators goaltender who was so brilliant in Nashville, turned back into a pumpkin in Pittsburgh . Sidney Crosby threw a water bottle on the ice. "I enjoy it. We have a good group of kids and they don't feel like kids anymore after what they went through and what they did previous year with Guentzel being the exception", Cullen said.

Author: 0 Wenger says Cup triumph has no bearing on his future

And it might just be enough to stem the tide of protests against Wenger, as the record 13-time FA Cup winners are yet to announce a new contract for the 67-year-old Frenchman for next season. It is a bad day and a shame because we wanted to win. "We reached a fantastic target, an incredible target, with players that performed at 120 percent, every single one of them", Conte added.

Sport Norris' home runs help Rays hold off White Sox 7-5
Author: 0 Norris' home runs help Rays hold off White Sox 7-5

So far in 2017, the deepest Pelfrey has pitched is a 6 inning performance back on May 20th so the White Sox bullpen should be prepped and ready, Pelfrey is averaging under 5 innings a start in 2017. I thought he did a great job. The rest of them, for the most part, I think we've been in games. It didn't help that the Sox, who broke a five-game losing skid with a series-opening win against the Rays on Tuesday, managed only four hits against Jacob Faria and three relievers in a 3-1 loss, ...

Sport Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

I don't think he's dropped a set. Thiem and Djokovic battled each other in last year's French Open semifinal , but this year, just Thiem will have the opportunity to take the court at the next stage of the tournament. But Kuerten expects him to come through that unscathed and go on to win his 10th title on Sunday - and carry on rattling them off until he is 36. That certainly looked true after the first set as Djokovic, whose new coach Andre Agassi had already flown home, appeared ...

Sport Andy Murray 'fired up' by 'strange' time violation at French Open
Author: 0 Andy Murray 'fired up' by 'strange' time violation at French Open

That changing dynamic seemed set to continue in the third as Murray broke first. It wasn't the best match. It was not my best tennis today. "From then on I started to do a bit better". "Rafa is the toughest opponent ever at Roland Garros ". Obviously it was quite windy today so timing was a little bit hard but once I started to get in a better rhythm I was able to keep him a bit further away from the baseline and that made a big difference.

Author: 0 Rinne, Murray have opposite track records

Game 6 is Sunday in Nashville. Pittsburgh scored three goals in a 4:11 stretch at the end of the first period of game one, building a 3-0 lead on the way to a 5-3 win. Heck, their worst players were better than the Predators' so-called best. He's stopped just 34 of 45 in Pittsburgh during the series. A loss from Murray tonight would likely put Fleury back in net for Game 6, and if needed, Game 7.

Sport Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
Author: 0 Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

Other New Zealand crew members including helmsman Peter Burling, were left suspended in the upturned hull of their 50-foot catamaran until support boats righted the craft. In race seven Burling was ideal at the pre-race start, unlike the previous race, and Team New Zealand were never challenged as they flew around the course to win by 46 seconds.

Sport India to get a new coach, with or without Anil Kumble
Author: 0 India to get a new coach, with or without Anil Kumble

BCCI might give the new coach a two-year contract that will extend till World Cup 2019. It is learnt that trio of Ganguly, Laxman and Tendulkar, who had roped in Kumble in place of Ravi Shastri are not too keen on replacing the legendary leg-spinner.

Sport Penguins return home tied
Author: 0 Penguins return home tied

However, the Penguins defensive coverage in the two games in Nashville , forwards included, was shaky at times . The Nashville Predators celebrate defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins in game four of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena .

Sport Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires
Author: 0 Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires

Thereafter, the Austrian held serve and breezed through the set winning it 6-3. "You have to play the best", Thiem said. It is a repeat of last year's semi-final when Andy Murray produced arguably his greatest match on clay to defeat reigning champion Stan Wawrinka .

Sport Murray, Nadal eye dream final
Author: 0 Murray, Nadal eye dream final

Neither Nadal nor Thiem have dropped a set in reaching the last four, with the Spaniard losing just 22 games through five matches. Nadal, bidding for a record-extending 10th title at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2 2-0 when Carreno Busta retired with an abdominal muscle injury in the quarter-final.

Sport English rider Davey Lambert dies after crash during Isle of Man TT
Author: 0 English rider Davey Lambert dies after crash during Isle of Man TT

Over the past 10 years, 32 riders have been killed at the event. The race is one of the highlights of the motorbike racing calender. Bonner's death follows those of Jochem van den Hoek and Davey Lambert . He was a regular competitor at Irish national road races and was Irish road race Senior Support champion in 2010. Alan Bonner had been competing at TT since 2014.

Author: 0 Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

This season, it was Golden State taking a 3-0 lead with a 118-113 victory . And they're a hungry group. "So win, lose or draw, you live with the results", added James, when asked to break down the final few minutes. "We've grown and matured just mentally of how to just pace yourself through and take every day as a new experience and something that you can kind of take control of".

Sport Madrid Wins Back-To-Back Titles, £1.5m Bonus for Each Player
Author: 0 Madrid Wins Back-To-Back Titles, £1.5m Bonus for Each Player

As fans celebrating on the streets of Cardiff proudly sang "Somos los reyes de Europa (We are the kings of Europe)", a traditional team chant, it was only fitting that one of the dignitaries congratulating players in the changing rooms was Spain's former King Juan Carlos.

Sport Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain
Author: 0 Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Thiem live streaming , French Open live streaming and tennis live streaming info follows. Similar to Djokovic , Murray entered the French Open in, for him, poor form. The sixth seed's single-handed backhand ranks as one of the best shots in men's tennis but so far it has been feeble against Djokovic who he has scraped one set against in five matches and who thrashed him 6-1 6-0 in the Rome semi-finals.

Sport Police launch Melbourne counter-terror raid following Brighton siege
Author: 0 Police launch Melbourne counter-terror raid following Brighton siege

During a press conference Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton said the men are known to police but "are not persons who have a national security interest". "They're in transit but they're obviously close because they're running", the man told Fairfax Radio . Premier Daniel Andrews told Sky News a number of warrants were being executed and they were in relation to the "tragic events at Brighton on Monday".

Sport Liverpool reportedly set to place £52million bid for South American star
Author: 0 Liverpool reportedly set to place £52million bid for South American star

Rodriguez joined Madrid from Monaco after starring at the 2014 World Cup finals but has struggled to establish himself as a first team regular at the Bernabeu over the past three years. Spanish source Don Balon report that Rodriguez will leave Spain this summer and Jurgen Klopp is considering making a bid for the Colombian. The club named by the Spanish outlet as having made a substantial offer for Rodriguez are Arsene Wenger's Arsenal, with the talented South American being touted as a ...

Sport NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17
Author: 0 NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17

Last year, the Cavaliers earned their first National Basketball Association championship in franchise history, becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit to win The Finals . All the newcomers remembered watching these two teams square off the past two Junes as fans. The Warriors are 0-5-1 ATS in their last six home games after back-to-back road games, but over the longer term they are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 home games when they were favored by 6.0 to 9.0 points.

Author: 0 Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Big match, which I was waiting for. “I obviously was a little bit nervous, ” Muguruza said. "You give me so much strength". Heading into the French Open , many figured the women's draw was wide open, because of the absences of Williams' sister, Serena (who is pregnant), and Maria Sharapova (who was denied a wild-card entry that she needed as she comes off a drug suspension).

Sport Messi: Ronaldo a 'phenomenon'; our rivalry is an 'invention'
Author: 0 Messi: Ronaldo a 'phenomenon'; our rivalry is an 'invention'

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has branded Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo "a phenomenal player with a lot of quality", and played down suggestions that the duo are enemies. Only nine football players featured on the Forbes top 100 list including Gareth Bale (24), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (31), Wayne Rooney (70), Luis Suarez (80) and James Rodriguez (91).

Author: 0 Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record

I'll allow the comments section below to act as a safe space to vent your feelings over the next 24 hours. Or his season, for that matter. Gennett, 27, spent his first four years in Milwaukee, where he made Bernie Brewer slide 35 times in 456 games and was a fan favorite for his scrappy play and likable personality - not to mention the eminently chant-able name.

Author: 0 Lions name team for Crusaders game

It would be ridiculous to write the team off on the basis of one game, especially the first one, a match they probably didn't spend much time preparing for. As if facing the Super Rugby-leading Crusaders on Saturday isn't tough enough, Warren Gatland's men must overcome a record of misery in the South Island city.

Sport Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead
Author: 0 Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead

Dillon hasn't run consistently well in 2017, entering the Coca-Cola 600 22nd in points. "I could have done a lot better job on the front end to put us in a better position". "This is for all those fans that have supported it, too, 'cause there's always haters out there", Dillon said. But we'd obviously rather win and have one in the win column - that way you get in no matter what.

Author: 0 Andy Murray into semi-finals after taming Kei Nishikori

While Nishikori has no recollection about the victory, Murray had no problems remembering the match. "You know, after that 3-0 down in fourth set, the delay gave me a little bit of luck". "Moves well, quick", said Murray. "Rafa is the toughest opponent ever at Roland Garros". Obviously it was quite windy today so timing was a little bit hard but once I started to get in a better rhythm I was able to keep him a bit further away from the baseline and that made a big difference.

Author: 0 Australia chasing 183 victory target for win vs Australia

Australia are now level with England on two points at the top of the standings after playing two games, both of which have been abandoned due to rain . Warner is the fastest Australian to reach the landmark and the third fastest overall, after South Africa's Hashim Amla and West Indies legend Viv Richards.

Sport Saints, Fairley await third opinion on potentially career-ending heart condition
Author: 0 Saints, Fairley await third opinion on potentially career-ending heart condition

Defensive end Darryl Tapp played with Fairley in Detroit in 2014 and noted Fairley became a father a year ago while saying that Fairley's health is "the most important thing" right now. "That is why he has not been doing anything right now until we get a better feel for where he is at", Payton said. "The potential bad news is you don't play football again; the potential good news is you lead a healthy life with the condition that you know you have and treat accordingly".

Sport Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new head coach
Author: 0 Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

A former forward, the 53-year-old Valverde played two seasons for Barcelona in the late 1980s and was coached by Johan Cruyff, the Dutch great who gave Barcelona its winning identity. After their famous comeback against Paris St-Germain, they were knocked out of the Champions League in the quarterfinals by Juventus. With Ernesto Valverde's confirmation as the coach of Barcelona , Steve Nicol looks at his safe, if lacklustre, approach.

Author: 0 Pakistan stun South Africa in Champions Trophy

Pakistan will most likely play without their frontline left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz for the rest of the Champions Trophy , who picked an ankle injury in the game against India . We played good, and won our first game in the tournament. But Hasan took two wickets in two balls to reduce South Africa to 118 for six in the 29th over with a couple of brilliant deliveries from around the wicket.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

The umpires finally called off the match at 9:15pm local time (0145 hrs IST). Smith had blocked five balls from Mashrafe Mortaza with rain falling as he tried to hurry the innings through but, with the umpires appearing to signal for drinks, the downfall intensified and the players were taken off for the first time .

Sport Nadal through to French Open semis as Carreno Busta quits
Author: 0 Nadal through to French Open semis as Carreno Busta quits

Nadal earlier reached a 10th Roland Garros semi-final when Spanish compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta retired in the second set through injury. "It's very disturbing that one of the biggest cities in the world, most important cities in the world, some of the most popular locations in the town, suffering these terrorist attacks", the second-ranked Djokovic said.