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Sport Griffins win Calder Cup on home ice in game 6
Author: 0 Griffins win Calder Cup on home ice in game 6

Todd Nelson has won the American Hockey League championship. Martin Frk scored the go-ahead goal with 7:19 remaining in regulation. Mike McKenna finished with 22 saves for Syracuse. Grand Rapids won the best-of-seven series four games to two. Nelson, 48, played minor pro hockey in the USA and in Europe for 12 seasons before starting to coach in 2001, landing with the Atlanta Thrashers as an NHL assistant in 2008 and joining the Oilers' Oklahoma City affiliate as head man two years ...

Sport McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major
Author: 0 McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

The rains that soaked the course Monday and Tuesday might have more to do with the outcome than the fescue. He will want to put two aspects from his most recent finish behind him. PGA Tour victor, Kevin Na demonstrated the sheer difficulty of escaping from the native grasses , which had looked set to devour wayward golf balls and lead to potentially high scores.

Sport Chris Coleman praises Welsh players after draw in Serbia
Author: 0 Chris Coleman praises Welsh players after draw in Serbia

A Serbia win would have all but eliminated Wales from contention, just like Austria if we had beaten them, but it also would have put them two points clear of us. But Aleksandar Mitrovic , just as he had in Cardiff , proved Serbia's saviour with a 73rd minute equaliser as the teams drew for the second time in seven months.

Sport Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released
Author: 0 Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released

Fans always enjoy the day when the fixtures for the forthcoming season are released. There are some early clashes between the bigger sides in the division with Arsene Wenger's Arsenal having to travel to Anfield to face Liverpool on matchday three before Klopp's men then travel to the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City on matchday four.

Author: 0 Paulina Gretzky Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Boy With Fiance Dustin Johnson

Open champion Dustin Johnson is favored to defend his title when golfers converge on Erin Hills golf course in Wisconsin on Thursday for the 2017 edition of the major tournament, according to a Las Vegas sportsbook. Since then, he's been the best player in the world. This wouldn't be the first time that the birth of child interfered with a star player's U.S. Open trip.

Sport Jelena Ostapenko told herself to enjoy French Open final before stunning win
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko told herself to enjoy French Open final before stunning win

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning her semifinal match against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in three sets, 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-3, of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. Not coincidentally, that was also the last time at any Grand Slam tournament that none of the women's quarterfinalists had previously won a major championship.

Author: 0 Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

The Warriors themselves seemed to finally put the issue to rest, sending out a press release saying the team had not even been invited to the White House yet and would make a decision once they had. 'I definitely wouldn't go'. And for their part, so many coaches and players and executives for the Warriors have spoken out publicly on Trump over the past year.

Sport Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal crushes Stan Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

Nadal has been nearly flawless throughout a magnificent fortnight at Roland Garros , where it seemed inevitable that he would become the first man to win the same grand slam 10 times in the Open Era. 5 - Nadal is one of a quintet of men to win a career Grand Slam in the Open Era. But by the end of the second set, he was breaking his old racket on the unforgiving clay, then taking a new one out of his bag and using it to smash himself over the head all over again.

Author: 0 Diego Costa FURY P1: Conte won't treat me fairly at Chelsea

However, he also suggested that things could have been handled differently. More details of the infamous exchange emerged yesterday from Spain where Costa is on global duty ahead of a World Cup qualifier in Macedona, on Sunday. Atletico are one of those teams. "I'm a Chelsea player, but they do not want me there", Costa said while speaking to journalists after Spain's 2-2 draw with Colombia on Wednesday.

Sport Durant: Kyrie Irving is better than Allen Iverson
Author: 0 Durant: Kyrie Irving is better than Allen Iverson

With the Cavs down 3-0 and facing the prospect of the Golden State Warriors celebrating on their home floor, Irving went bananas, dropping 40 points on an array of 3's, jumpers and twisting lay-ups. At 6-foot-2, Irving is listed as being two inches taller than Iverson . However, these comments came four years ago and it would be interesting to know whether James thinks that his teammate is more skilled than Iverson .

Author: 0 Virat Kohli urges India on in Bangladesh semi

Still, we lost, but those are things - the team was boosted up, and after that beating Pakistan and India and South Africa , yes, it was at home, but more respecting from us to beat those sort of teams wherever we played. Mashrafe Mortaza , the Bangladesh captain, agreed. "I think Ashwin was brilliant in the last game, and I don't see any good reason to change that.

Sport Mbappe: Madrid are interested
Author: 0 Mbappe: Madrid are interested

Gab Marcotti and Steve Nicol see no reason why Gareth Bale couldn't stay at Real Madrid if they were to sign Kylian Mbappe . The 18-year-old Monaco striker finds himself in huge demand, with the likes of Arsenal , Liverpool , Manchester United and Manchester City all linked with moves to sign him.

Author: 0 President Trump speaking on shooting 'Assailant has died'

Williams was not injuried in the incident. "Fifty ( shots ) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire. "I cannot imagine him going there for any other reason than to try to kill as many congressmen as he could", Brooks told reporters . "He was a sitting duck".

Sport England 211 all out
Author: 0 England 211 all out

Morgan's men reached 128 for two but faltered alarmingly to be bowled out for 211 as Hasan Ali (three for 35) exemplified an outstanding performance from the visitors' attack on a dry surface which suited them ideally. Azhar's first sign of aggression came in the 13th over when he struck a six and a four and soon caught up with Zaman, who completed a 49 ball 50. When Mohammad Hafeez pulled Ben Stokes for four, Pakistan had won with a whopping 77 balls left in their innings.

Author: 0 Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

A while later, James acknowledged seeing something else, a player in Durant and a team in the Golden State Warriors , who not only buzz-sawed through his Cleveland Cavaliers in five games, clinching their title with a 129-120 victory, but who may not be abdicating any time soon.

Sport Tommy Haas cuts Roger Federer comeback short in Stuttgart
Author: 0 Tommy Haas cuts Roger Federer comeback short in Stuttgart

Haas, who saved a Federer match point, becomes the oldest quarter-finalist at an ATP event since Jimmy Connors 22 years ago. Roger Federer , bearing a new haircut and the swollen expectations of fans spoiled by his season to date, was shocked by world No.

Author: 0 Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green , who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors. "You got a bunch of guys who are talented and can shoot and pass and dribble, and they're unselfish", Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said. "There's no doubt in my mind that he will return as the coach of this team ", general manager Bob Myers told ESPN.

Sport Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing
Author: 0 Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The Kabul headquarters of NATO's mission to Afghanistan also denounced the vehicle bombing which the alliance said went off near Zambaq Square, close to the area housing several diplomatic and government facilities. Yet in February this year, the United Nations released another round of gut-wrenching statistics on Afghan civilian deaths and injuries, concluding that " Kabul province had the highest number of civilian casualties [in the country] due to suicide and complex attacks in ...

Author: 0 Lions Labour To Beat Barbarians In Tour Opener

Kay toured New Zealand as part of the Lions squad which was swept 3-0 in the Test series in 2005, and believes the current iteration have essentially no hope of earning respect from a host nation which has 'been raised on a diet of virtually unbroken success'.

Author: 0 Alvaro Morata on James Rodriguez: 'Maybe we'll be teammates next year'

A deal for Morata would back up the news that United have already agreed a deal to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof , with the Swede set to arrive in a deal worth in excess of £30m. Morata helped Madrid to win the LaLiga and Champions League titles in 2016-17 following his return to the club from Juventus , but started only 14 league games.

Author: 0 Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

They did let out a burst of claps and roars in the second set on one particularly exquisite display: Nadal sprinted to his left to chase Wawrinka's cross-court backhand wide of the doubles alley and whipped a forehand that curved around the net post and landed near a line for a victor.

Author: 0 Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan

Ultimately it's about the team. Bairstow impressed for England during a short series against Ireland prior to the start of the Champions Trophy , and while there were calls for his inclusion during the three-match rubber against South Africa , Morgan and Trevor Bayliss chose to back Roy instead.

Author: 0 Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

The No.2-seed converted 7 of 10 break points and smashed 34 winners to ensure a finish just before sunset in Paris . (It) is really hard, because Rafa is maybe the best player [on] this surface [in] history, and he's playing really [well].

Author: 0 Warriors are 2017 NBA Champions

The Golden State Warriors won the National Basketball Association championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night. The 28-year-old American averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists in the best-of-seven Finals, which the Warriors wrapped up in five games.

Author: 0 Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

It was a long road for Kevin Durant , who famously fell short year in and year out while carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder. "We were able to get them past year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen, so they did a good job of - a great job, their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends", James said.

Author: 0 Warriors' Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee John Goble during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017. Watching Callahan turn toward the table on replay and listening to the foul being announced, it's puzzling it wasn't corrected on the spot. "Noticing the reaction" of a head coach that has been very animated throughout his coaching career isn't a very strong argument for assessing a ...

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Reportedly To Skip White House Visit

Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.

Author: 0 LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics

But the 64 is unlikely to include the best players in the world. Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson show off their 1992 Team USA jerseys. "I think it's great for basketball", James said Sunday in Oakland, where the Cavaliers were preparing for Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday.

Sport Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party
Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

It was also the first career title for Durant, who left Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors amid expectations he and Golden State would fill trophy cases. So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down. Giannis Antetokounmpo last reached the postseason in 2014-15, and aside from averaging 11.5 points per game on 36.6 percent shooting in that visit, his most notable act was checking Mike Dunleavy into the stands.