That's because it would either go to Jake Guentzel , which would make him the only non-goaltender rookie to win the award, or it would be shared by Matt Murray and Marc-Andre Fleury. The Penguins won 4- 1 Wednesday night. Wilson was credited with his third of the playoffs just over 3 minutes later when a centering pass caromed off Nashville's Vernon Fiddler and by Rinne.
He swiftly closed out the set before nabbing another early break in the second to forge ahead 2-0 and then 4-2. · Get Tennis Channel Plus for Roland Garros to watch 200 live matches from up to five courts, starting with the Qualifying Rounds.
Golden State is scoring better than 118 points per game this postseason while Cleveland has averaged better than 116 themselves. James is playing in his seventh straight NBA Finals and eighth overall. It worked in 2015, but not so much past year. "It's a team game ", said Durant, who has put down personal and professional roots in the Bay Arena.
Wawrinka was almost forced to play at least another set when Kovalik earned three set points in the second set. In the victory, Fognini won 70 percent of his first serve points and 49 percent of his second serve points. Wawrinka has won six straight matches on clay court. "I was very happy with the way I handled the pressure", she said. After becoming No. 1 a year ago, Andy Murray has been struggling in 2017, but he'll try to right himself starting in the French Open's first round ...
Video of the mascot flipping his finger went viral. New York's funny-looking mascot flashed his "middle" finger at a fan during Wednesday night's 7-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers , and the team says the employee who did it won't work in the costume again.
With his two goals in Game 2 , Guentzel now has 12 in the playoffs, which is just two short of the rookie record set by Dino Ciccarelli of the Minnesota North Stars in 1981. "Although I thought he competed hard most of the night, the goal he scored is a goal-scorer's goal". Malkin made up for his earlier ineffectiveness by finishing a 2-on-1 rush with a snipe that ended Rinne's night.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid team. Ex-Juve star Evra will watch his former team-mates tackle Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday and has offered many of his former colleagues individual motivation before the big game.
The two-time Wimbledon champion's comeback ended in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday after a close match against qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands, who recorded her best result at a major in almost two years with a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) victory.
Ulster pair Rory Best and Iain Henderson start in the pack, while Leinster out-half Jonathan Sexton is given first crack at marshalling the backline. "So he'll use his knowledge and experience to help the team, so if we've any questions we can ask him". "If we leave the tour and we've made an impression, that would be pretty positive".
Rookie Jake Guentzel promptly scored his second goal of the game just 10 seconds into the third, the first of three Pittsburgh goals in a span of 3:18, leading the Penguins to a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at PPG Paints Arena .
He finished the match with 16 winners and just 14 unforced errors . "It's such an honour being on the court against one of the best ever players", said Zverev after his victory. On the other hand, he didn't get much from my side. "Getting the trophy from Mr. Laver is something very special and something I'll remember for the rest of my career", Zverev added.
The Chilean striker opened the scoring after a solo run. The Gunners dominated the first half at Wembley, pulling ahead with a controversial goal from Alexis Sanchez in the fourth minute, reports Xinhua news agency. He is reported to have been offered a two-year contract and while dissent against him has mounted this season, the stirring nature of his side's win will surely have won back some of his team's disgruntled fans.
She also accused Court of making "unabashed racist statements" in the 1970s about apartheid, the former policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination in South Africa. "Now there is a person we can all celebrate". Speaking at the French Open, Australia's top player Sam Stosur called Court's comments insane but stopped short of backing a boycott of the Margaret Court Arena.
We'll watch the Nashville Predators in the#StanleyCup Final on the big screens at 7pm. Highlighted by the coach's challenge in Game 1 that erased a Nashville goal, the referees have come under fire from fans of all 31 teams in the National Hockey League.
Golden State is 12-0 heading into the 2017 NBA Finals , but only posted a 12-5 record last season before reaching the 2016 NBA Finals. Thompson's field goal percentage and field goal attempts per game have dropped since the postseason began and only time will tell if this trend will carry over to the NBA Finals.
Warriors: Golden State has won five straight games over San Antonio , including the regular season, which is the team's longest against the Spurs . Ginobili said he felt as if the San Antonio crowd were bidding him farewell, but was adamant he could still continue to play at the highest level.
Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team will face both New Zealand and France on Thursday, while France will also race Japan, who will then go on to meet defending champions Team Oracle USA. In the usual search for improvement Emirates Team skipper Glenn Ashby said: "Certainly very hard to sail in those conditions, but it is a really good challenge for all of the teams".
As a thick crowd of global reporters pushed toward the seat Alonso was expected to take during Thursdays media day, driver Oriol Servia approached and jokingly asked if they were waiting for him. Drivers all over the world know this. Born and raised in Sacramento, Calif., he did have a strong youthful passion for auto racing. Alonso said he's also looking forward to experiencing the Indy 500 pre-race traditions that its fans hold so dear, including the singing of "Back Home Again in IN".
OU will face defending national champion OR in the title match on Wednesday afternoon. Oklahoma, one of just four teams to advance to each of the past seven NCAA Championships, will play for its second national title on Wednesday but first in the match-play era.
The usual starter, Nathan Karns, is on the Royals disabled list with an elbow injury following his last start against the Minnesota Twins on May 19, according to Royals Review. I beat myself. It's frustrating. He breezed through the first five innings on 60 pitches. He only picked up two outs before Alex Avila cracked an opposite field solo shot to make it 6-3 Tigers.
Today, Arsene Wenger is set to splash the cash the summer.... It was a "very mature conversation" that led to Wenger staying in the dugout, according to Gazidis. "We believe that Arsene Wenger has the support of the Arsenal board and, perhaps significantly, the support of majority shareholder Stan Kroenke ".
Scoring more goals and firing more shots than any team during the regular season, Pittsburgh is certainly capable offensively and especially opportunistic in the playoffs with goals on 11 per cent of their shots. Save for a bumpy stretch near the end of the first period where the Penguins scored three times, Nashville did exactly what it wanted to do. And that doesn't even include the catfish tossed onto the ice by a Predators fan at PPG Paints Arena in the middle of a second period.
So when I lost, I think I deserved that. The main event, Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway , is one of the most intriguing matchups we've seen all year, and should provide plenty of BANG! for the buck. Conor was rewarded for his endeavours with a title shot in July 2015, scheduled for UFC 189, but the champion, Aldo, withdrew from the bout two weeks prior to the event citing a rib injury.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright fears Arsene Wenger will quit as manager of the Gunners this week. A desperate Arsenal , who failed to secure a Champions League spot for the first time in 20 years, gave a befitting reply to Premier League winners Chelsea , who were reduced to 10 men after Victor Moses was sent off with two yellow cards.
Kerber lost in the first round at Roland Garros a year ago when she was seeded third behind Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska . She remains a fierce competitor, and she still has her sense of humor. Interviews leading up to the slam were telling, revealing caution and uncertainty from the two-time major victor regarding her expectations in the tournament.
There should be plenty of points scored here between the two teams. "I'm not in the "prove people wrong, silence critics" department no more", James said. "I'm just trying to be the best me I can be". While Kerr has not been on the Warriors bench coaching, he's been actively involved with the team's preparation and strategy formulation throughout the playoffs.
You see it in Hugo Lloris, thanks to the magnificent guidance of Toni Jimenez, the goalkeeping coach of Spurs, he has changed both mentally and technically. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos paid tribute to Juventus "legend" Gianluigi Buffon ahead of the Champions League final. Real Madrid edged Atletico Madrid in a penalty shootout to win last year's title.
The Browns had the 21st-ranked pass defense in the league last season, and Pro Football Focus ranked the secondary 28th in the league. Maccagnan expedited Pryor's departure by using his top two draft picks this season on safeties - LSU's Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye of Florida .
He gave up singles to Daniel Robertson and Edwin Encarnacion , along with a walk to Jose Ramirez . Athletics: RHP Jesse Hahn (strained right triceps) could rejoin the rotation next week. He beat Boston in his previous turn, allowing two earned runs on five hits over five innings. Manaea has also defeated Boston and the New York Yankees in his winning streak.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Lendl Simmons, Mitchell Johnson , Mitchell McClenaghan, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, Saurabh Tiwary, Shreyas Gopal, Tim Southee, Lasith Malinga, Krunal Pandya , Keiron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Asela Gunaratne, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Jagdish Suchith, Jaspreet Bumrah, Jos Buttler, Karn Sharma and Vinay Kumar.