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Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators to claim second straight Stanley Cup title

The Penguins had their best showing of the playoffs in the 6-0 rout of the Predators in Game 5 that gave them the three-games-to-two series lead. I believe in Pekka Rinne . Thursday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins moved within one game of defending last year's championship. But Pittsburgh's penalty kill, which was basically Murray standing on his head, kept Nashville off the board.

Author: 0 Batting collapse a timely reminder for England - Morgan

That brought Stokes to the crease who was only passed fit for the match on Friday after going off during the first ODI with a knee injury. South Africa will now hope to take some winning momentum into next month's Champions Trophy , while, despite Monday's defeat, England will head into the tournament in confident mood following their 2-1 series success.

Author: 0 Tapwrit's final finish makes up for Triple Crown letdown at Belmont

He's the fifth horse in the past nine years to finish out of the money in the Derby, skip the Preakness and win the Belmont. I think that's every trainers ultimate dream. "It was everything we talked about in the paddock before the race". "We were hoping he had enough when it came crunch time". The win became his trainer's third victor of the race after Rags To Riches (2007) and Palace Malice (2012).

Author: 0 (NBA) Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep

At some point, the Warriors are going to go on a 10-0, or 12-0, or 15-0 run, as they do every game. Golden State is 5-0 ATS in its last five games. James said after Game 3 that it takes an A-plus-plus game to beat the Warriors, and the Cavs delivered one Friday.

Author: 0 French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title

It's the most important tournament in my career and to win again is something I can't describe. "He's the best player ever on clay". - Rafael Nadal breaks Stan Wawrinka to win 6-2 6-3 6-1 and claim his 10th French Open title. "But there is many, many, many good things". " Wawrinka is a very unsafe opponent, so my mentality was that I can not give him the chance to be back on the match", he added.

Sport South Africa implode to leave India as favourites to make semi-finals
Author: 0 South Africa implode to leave India as favourites to make semi-finals

With Jadeja and Ashwin set to bowl in the middle overs on a dry wicket, a quickish start was what the Proteas needed. India must have faced the biggest reality-check in the tournament, having lost to Sri Lanka even after registering a formidable total of 321/6 after being asked to bat first.

Sport Rashid Khan scalps seven as Afghanistan shock West Indies
Author: 0 Rashid Khan scalps seven as Afghanistan shock West Indies

West Indies just about restored some pride as they levelled their ODI series with Afghanistan courtesy of a four-wicket win in St Lucia on Sunday. It was the lowest total in ODI's at the Darren Sammy Stadium venue since the first match was played there in 2002.

Sport De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again
Author: 0 De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

The run-outs of two of their most risky batsmen by reputation, captain AB de Villiers and David Miller , in quick succession were the major flashpoints of the innings as South Africa unravelled fairly haplessly after adhesive enough foundations had been laid following their insertion by the Indians.

Sport PK Subban says Predators will right ship at home, win Game 3
Author: 0 PK Subban says Predators will right ship at home, win Game 3

The defending champion Penguins own a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series , which shifts to Nashville for Game 3 on Saturday. Jake Guentzel played the hero, scoring Pittsburgh's opening goal before adding the eventual game-winner 10 seconds into the final frame.

Author: 0 CT 2017: Pakistan, Sri Lanka lock horns in virtual quarter-final

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday called the eight-wicket demolition of South Africa their "best game so far" in the ICC Champions Trophy but quickly cautioned against complacency. It was a safe start by South Africa with both Amla and India's nemesis in recent times , De Kock, not taking any undue risks in the first 10 overs (first powerplay) that yielded only 35 runs.

Sport Joe Hart 'prepared for anything' as he waits for summer transfer offers
Author: 0 Joe Hart 'prepared for anything' as he waits for summer transfer offers

The club have since signed the uncapped Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica for £35m to leave Hart in no doubt that he has no future at the club he joined 11 years ago. But my personal situation is interesting, and patience is going to have to be the key. "I can take that and life goes on". It's a game of chess and my situation is different to everyone else's, and we are going wait and see how it plays out.

Sport Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes
Author: 0 Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

Wayne Lukas (1996) to have different horses win the Kentucky Derby and Belmont. Third favourite for the 1m4f Grade 1, Epicharis's absence is the latest blow for the Belmont Stakes with Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness scorer Cloud Computing bypassing the race for other targets.

Sport LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'
Author: 0 LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

The Cavaliers have been the top team in the Eastern Conference ever since James rejoined the team, and they have reached the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals for the third consecutive season. How can I take these guys to the promised land? If they fall short of their ultimate goal again, LeBron might look at Cleveland and see little potential for growth compared to other situations.

Sport Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win
Author: 0 Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win

What the Proteas need to figure out is their bowling combination, further complicated by the fact that they need to meet the quota criteria. While Tahir is a straight pick, De Villiers says finding the ideal balance with the ball will be important against the sub-continent team.

Author: 0 Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

In the middle of the third quarter when it appeared Green had collected his second technical of the game, which means an automatic ejection, Ray Charles' signature song, "Hit the Road Jack", began playing throughout the arena. The Warriors "got us where they want us", James said. Everybody reading this knows what I'm talking about - Draymond Green was supposed to be ejected, but first, let's look back at why it should have happened.

Sport Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale
Author: 0 Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale

Real Madrid arrived back in Spain to a hero's welcome after their 4-1 victory over Juventus in Wales, with the team parading the Champions League trophy through the streets of the city before the celebrations moved to the club's 81,000-capacity stadium.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez completes move from Arsenal to Manchester City?

Ian Wright has made a sensational suggestion that Arsenal should look to Diego Costa if they do have to sell Alexis Sanchez , and can't land his number one choice of replacement, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski . Ozil is now on holiday in the USA, while Sanchez has been on global duty with Chile. He provided a super assist for QPR wing-back Mauricio Isla to net the opener in a 1-1 draw with Russian Federation on Friday.

Sport Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals
Author: 0 Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

But you wouldn't know it talking to the players. His team's grasp on a second straight Stanley Cup tenuous at best heading into Game 5 against Nashville on Thursday, Crosby did more than send a message. Not really a lot of Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators among my circle of friends. So, yeah, there's precedence for how the Predators are feeling.

Author: 0 Cink, Cabrera Bello among 3 leaders at St. Jude

Now he just might be one of the young players to watch going into the U.S. Open next week at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. "I'm really proud of the way I played today. CHAMPIONS: Brandt Jobe won the Principal Charity Classic by one shot in Des Moines, Iowa, shooting 69 to finish at 14-under 202 for his first victory since taking a tournament in Japan in 1998.

Author: 0 Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Nadal went through the tournament without dropping a set for the third time in his French Open career. Nadal scored 27 winners as compared to Wawrinka's 19. Nadal won for the 16th time in 19 meetings with Wawrinka, who insisted there was plenty to be positive about following his recent performances. Even when he was stretched the response was emphatic, one astonishing forehand, whipped from close to the front row of seats to land in the corner, drawing gasps from the crowd and applause from ...

Author: 0 Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Because of the tire issues, IndyCar officials instituted three "competition cautions" that would stop the race three more times over the final 90 laps in 30-lap increments. Tristan Vautier, rookie Ed Jones, Ed Carpenter, JR Hildebrand, Carlos Munoz and Ryan Hunter-Reay were caught in the chain reaction that followed although all drivers escaped injury.

Sport Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season
Author: 0 Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season

It means the third trophy and going back to the Champions League and winning a European trophy and playing Super League in Macedonia in August and means for the club the last piece of the puzzle". It nearly guarentees that Antoine Griezmann will make the switch from Atletico Madrid to United, and it is also enough to likely keep Swedish beast Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who said that he would probably leave the club if they didn't make the Champions League .

Sport Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
Author: 0 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Everyone, of course, remembers how the Cavaliers managed to storm back from down 3-1 against these Warriors a year ago, completing the greatest comeback in National Basketball Association history to bring a championship to Cleveland for the first time in a half century.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli, you're the daddy, says English snooker player

South African batsman David Miller on Friday backed his captain AB de Villiers , who is in poor form in the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament, and said it was very human-like for the skipper to fail. "Still hitting the ball well, as always". There s nothing I can say here that s going to change anything except for that I still believe I can and hopefully I will prove that tomorrow.

Author: 0 Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

Chaos ensued, however, when the referees declared that an earlier technical in the first half was actually supposed to have been charged to Steve Kerr but was instead give to Green by the official scorer. But that was in Cleveland. Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr , but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that.

Sport Mattek-Sands, Safarova claim fifth major title in Paris
Author: 0 Mattek-Sands, Safarova claim fifth major title in Paris

But they'll have to wait to claim their first Grand Slam title together, after falling to the powerhouse top seeds, 6-2, 6-1. The team of Barty and Dellacqua was the first all-Australian women's pairing to reach the final of a Grand Slam in 46 years.

Sport Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst
Author: 0 Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

The Pittsburgh fish throwing, which prompted a quick shoveling of a cleanup less than two hours into Monday's game, upheld a Nashville tradition that has dated to early-2000s Predator playoff games - a tradition reminiscent of the longtime octopus-throwing stunts started in Detroit in the 1950s.

Sport NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James could join the Lakers in 2018
Author: 0 NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James could join the Lakers in 2018

LeBron James of the Cavaliers and Draymond Green of the Warriors are two of the personalities featured in Uninterrupted's "The Shop" video which was posted on Friday. I don't know". After James first left Cleveland for the Miami Heat , Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert scribed a letter to the team's fans, thrashing the star forward for "betraying" the organization that drafted him.

Sport Pakistan were below par against India, says coach Arthur
Author: 0 Pakistan were below par against India, says coach Arthur

Amir bowled quite beautifully before walking out, after suffering from cramps bowing at an economy of 3.91, a phenomenal effort when the opposition scored 319 in 48 overs.His departure had freed India up for a run-feast, Yuvraj (53) and Kohli putting on 93 at almost 10 an over as all notion of Pakistani discipline evaporated.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by two lengths for Todd Pletcher

All-source handle for the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival at Belmont Park was $124,740,193, eclipsing 2016's all-source handle of $122,816,359. Jose Ortiz was on board the 5-1 second favourite - trained by Todd Pletcher - to emulate brother Irad Ortiz Jr, who won the same race previous year on Creator .