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by | June 06, 2017 | 08:39

And strikes from Craig Smith and Mattias Ekholm in the third period ensured victory in game three. Game 4 is Monday night in Nashville. The Pittsburgh captain is playing in the fourth Stanley Cup Final of his career, and he is competing for his third Stanley Cup championship.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:27

I needed it to stay green there at the end. "I can't even tell you how challenging this track was with these cars and this aero package and all that". "He ( Jimmie Johnson ) did what he had to do to get the best launch that he did". Kyle Busch started from the pole position and now resides fourth in the standings.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:19

England have a very strong chance of winning the Champions Trophy as they are one of the most balanced sides in the competition. "The injury means Woakes will miss the rest of England's participation in the tournament". "I don't want to set a target to come back, I want to take it day-by-day and build it back up to return as soon as possible". "Woakes is an excellent bowler and has been for England in white ball and red ball cricket for a long time".

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:03

The French Open will have a star-studded Sunday lineup with defending champion Novak Djokovic and nine-time victor Rafael Nadal in fourth round action while third round games still need to be completed after rain washed out play on Saturday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:51

After lining up against his opposite number and man of the match, Andrew Fifita, and being undeniably outplayed by him, there is a dire need for a new starting prop in Queensland . Then three more Blues tries occurred and no response from the Queenslanders. "It's one victory, I wouldn't call it a lot of momentum", Smith said. They will already bring 34-year-old five-eighth Johnathan Thurston back into the team, if he is fit for the second game, in Sydney.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:49

Pakistan's target at the start of their innings was 324 runs in 48 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis method, but this became 289 in 41 after play was again interrupted by rain. "And he ended up doing it three out of five times", he added. And that both Amir and Wahab Riaz lacked match practice was evident from the fact that they couldn't even bowl 9 overs and had to retire to the dressing room injured.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:39

The Nashville Predators earned their first trip to the Stanley Cup final on Monday, getting three goals from Colton Sissons in a 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks that ended the Western Conference finals in six games. Gibson's injury absence also hurt, but the Ducks' lack of scoring was insurmountable. Even Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan , 25, got in on the action, tossing a giant catfish onto the ice in game six when Colton Sissions , 23, scored his hat trick.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:40

When Tharanga fell victim to Tahir after 57 from 69 balls, Sri Lanka found themselves 146-5 midway through their innings. Tahir took four for 27 and bowled with accuracy and aggressive variation. Vice-captain Upul Tharanga is the likeliest candidate to lead the team. His lull coincided with purple patches for Steven Smith, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli and Joe Root, meaning that even Amla's two IPL hundreds only briefly resurrected the conversation about his all-format ability.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:36

From there the squad headed to the club's Santiago Bernabeu where a capacity 81,000 fans are expected for further celebrations, including a lights show and firework display. After a thrilling first 45 minutes the match was perfectly poised at 1-1 but Real took control after the break to silence the vociferous Juventus supporters.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:24

Though Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored this wondergoal , Ronaldo Senior was clearly the star of the show as he struck twice to boost Real Madrid's chances of success on the night. Over 1,500 people were injured as panic swept through a crowd of Juventus supporters watching the Champions League final in Turin on Saturday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:22

He has practised today so we are hoping that by the time the first match comes he will be able to play, " he added. England are planning on the basis Stokes will be able to bowl at least a handful of overs against Bangladesh - while Morgan confirmed Chris Woakes is fully fit again after his thigh niggle.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:22

Dominic Solanke , who is Liverpool-bound after coming through the ranks at Chelsea, scored just after half-time but England had to survive a nervy finish when Josh Onomah received his second yellow card with 18 minutes left. In the 40th minute, Zambia held a 1-0 lead when striker Edward Chilufya raced into the box, beating Italian defender Giuseppe Pezzella . Fashion Sakala looked to have given Zambia one foot in the semi-finals when he found the net with six minutes to go but ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:13

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017 . And that would be to win just one game. "We had our chances to take control of the game, and we didn't do that", he said. "We got to go home and regroup".

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:11

That's what he does". They continued the frenetic pace and it seemed the Cavaliers could not keep up. Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason to keep alive a chance of becoming the first group to go unbeaten to a title. You may have heard they came back from 3-1 to beat the Warriors a year ago. "I don't want to get into the "What we need to do better" right now", said James , who spoke in the locker room shortly after the game instead of making his customary trip to the ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:10

Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener was cancelled out by a stupendous Mario Mandzukic goal , the Croatian chesting down Gonzalo Higuain's volleyed lay-off and arcing a sublime volley over Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas . More than 1,000 Juventus soccer fans watching the Champions League final on screens in one of Turin's main squares have been injured after loud bangs created panic and mayhem.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:10

The 5-11, 165 pound point guard has committed to LSU. Once a Georgetown commit, Waters opened up his recruitment in early March as speculation that Georgetown would be looking to fire John Thompson III grew stronger. "I like the fact that he (Wade) is hungry and has something to prove". "Tremont's development is important", Waters said. "But some of these kids are like Steph Curry and Davidson, where they need to go somewhere and develop".

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:07

He wasn't thinking much about anything except the shot at hand, and he kept hitting good ones in the midst of Dufner's streak of bogeys. "Yesterday I was pretty disappointed, especially (after) how well I played the first two days", he said in a greenside interview after being congratulated by Nicklaus.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:05

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of an American major sports league record after handing the Cleveland Cavaliers another heavy defeat to go 2-0 up in the NBA Finals . That basket pushed the Warriors lead to 10 as Curry let out a scream and the crowd went into a frenzy. Green said that winning a championship isn't going to win the Warriors a championship.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:03

The other bowlers were of no help, especially Hasan Ali who was brutalised by the Virat-Yuvraj pair. Sharma was run out on a contentious call by the TV umpire, with the opener's bat over the line but not obviously grounded. " India started as the favourite and played the entire game in the same frame of mind, even as Pakistan crumbled limply". But Pakistan could only manage 164.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:07

A healthy Curry followed up a 28-point Game 1 with his first postseason triple-double on Sunday with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Only former Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson had eight prior finals triple doubles. They split the two games at home before reeling off three straight wins to become the fourth team to win the title after losing the first two games. As previous year, the Cavaliers trail 2-0 heading into two games at the Quicken Loans Arena.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:06

ASSOCIATED PRESS Jimmie Johnson , left, poses with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning at Dover International Speedway . He circled the mile track one more time and took the checkered flag under caution. By the end of the first stage, Johnson had moved up to fifth. If you grow up in California where there are no Hardee's restaurants, and your favorite NASCAR driver raced a stock vehicle and wore a fire suit plastered with the fast-food chain's logos, you might begin to think ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:02

In an unusual move, the sports-centric cable network will air ABC's passed-over pilot Jalen vs. Everybody , starring ESPN analyst and former pro hoopster Jalen Rose , on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. In recent years with Rose becoming a media personality, the jokes regarding Bryant scoring 81 points on Rose have increased in volume and creativity.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:57

But he prefers to offer a tip of his race helmet to all those fans who stuck with him through the years, the ones who actually supported him at least in part because he was driving the No. I think had we not been so loose there, if the vehicle was like it had been the prior two runs, I think we may have got there with a lap or two to go.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:54

Pacer Mitchell Starc bagged four wickets for only 29 to be the tormentor-in-chief for the Tigers while Adam Zampa bagged a brace. Bangladesh must beat New Zealand in their last group game in Cardiff on Friday and hope England win their next two games in which case they would accompany the hosts to the semi-finals.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:47

The entire world witnessed the high-voltage clash between India and Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017's game number 4 at Edgbaston. His company also owned East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, although after Mallya resigned from the post of chairman and non-executive director of United Sports Limited, Mohun Bagan reportedly re-registered itself from McDowell Mohun Bagan to simply Mohun Bagan.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:45

Former COA member Ram Guha made it clear in his letter to chairman Vindo Rai that all is not well between Kohli and Kumble . "The Cricket Advisory Committee is seized with the matter and will deal with it". "So the coach has to understand that". BCCI is the richest sporting body and the richest cricket board in the world and such comments coming from the Australian spin-wizard may or may not go down well.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:47

Australia came into this game as favourites, but New Zealand played like they were in charge from the start of the match . Despite managing to bowl New Zealand out for 291 runs after 46 overs, Australian captain Steve Smith was far from happy with his nation's bowling performance.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:29

Hazard bagged 16 goals and six assists during the recently concluded league campaign as the west London lifted their second Premier League title in three seasons. "I think I can stay with Chelsea for many years, but it's not something I'm thinking about right now". With the season now over, the title in hand and the summer upon us, Courtois is ready to sign just about whatever Chelsea put in front of him.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:25

Subban was asked after the game what Crosby said and he replied that Crosby told him that his breath stunk which P.K. didn't understand because he had used Listerine. "I know there'll be a lot more energy, if you can imagine that. which will be pretty awesome", Subban said. If they see plays that they think are there to be made, then they're going to try to make them.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:15

Pakistan's inability to play in accordance with the dynamics of modern day cricket was particularly visible throughout the entire match. Acknowledging that India were superior in terms of technique and tactics, Afridi criticised the attitude and gameplan adopted by the Pakistan players.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:15

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has reiterated his commitment to the North London club in the wake of recent rumours linking him with a summer exit from the club. I still have titles to win. He was to miss out on Champions League qualification for the first time, but did secure a record-breaking FA Cup triumph and a new two-year contract.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:16

Bale, who agreed to a new deal in October lasting until 2022 worth £350,000 a week, was adamant that he wants to remain at Real. "We heard a noise, then there was a movement of people like a wave and everyone started falling over each other", said Luca, one of the fans caught up in the drama.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:15

But with her 37th birthday to come later this month, and as she continues to live with Sjogren's syndrome, the auto-immune disease that causes chronic fatigue and muscle soreness, it is still about the bigger picture for Williams . Mladenovic will face Bacsinszky next, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko. A good clay-court season, thanks to the sheer number of balls hit and points played, often translates into success further down the line.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:01

Los Blancos beat Juventus 4-1 to become the first side to defend the Champions League title. Panic in the Italian city Turin as football fans gathered to watch the Champions League final react to loud bangs. "I prepared myself for this, you win the biggest prizes because of what you do at the end of the season", Ronaldo, who has benefited from playing fewer games than in previous campaigns, said as his team mates celebrated.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:57

On his Instagram Stories account Fabio Fognini , who cheers for Inter, gave credit to Madrid describing it as a 'great team. A brace from star player Cristiano Ronaldo ended all hopes of a treble for the Italian side. Now the players are simply raving after the big success which also included a first Spanish league and Champions Cup/League double in 58 years - mainly because he managed to keep all players happy and fresh by rotating a lot.