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by | June 08, 2017 | 10:50

The goal was Crosby's first in a Stanley Cup Final since June 2009. Despite the lopsided score, Pens head coach Mike Sullivan isn't blaming the man between the pipes for the bad results. It was one of four shots on goal for Crosby in the game. Rinne's most timely save may have been his stop on Chris Kunitz's breakaway at 3:29 of the second.

by | June 08, 2017 | 10:42

In a match reduced to 46 overs a side by a morning shower, before further rain meant the Aussies had a reduced target from 33 overs, the quicks dragged things back towards the end - with Josh Hazlewood picking up six for 52, including the last three wickets in four balls.

by | June 08, 2017 | 10:37

He's highly ambitious and supportive as well so, on that front, we are all united with exactly the same targets . I believe the outside uncertainty over my situation had an impact on the team as well, and after that I think we regrouped. I just don't want him to go on too long and for it to end in tears. "It's what the fans, players, staff, manager and board expect and we won't rest until that is achieved", embattled team owner Stan Kroenke said in a statement released Wednesday morning.

by | June 08, 2017 | 10:08

This is the first time in the open era that the women's No. 1 seed has been ousted in the first round of Roland Garros. The victory was an emotional one for Kvitova , who decided only last week to try to play in Paris . World No. 1 Kerber continues to struggle on what appears to be her least comfortable surface - clay. Rio Olympics gold medalist Monica Puig eliminated 2015 U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 09:54

Mladenovic has been one of the form players of the year and arrived in Paris high on the list of favourites, despite only having reached the quarter-finals of a Gand Slam once. "You make me cry". I believed a lot in my possibilities in the last match. Nadal secured victory on his third match point when he pushed Bautista Agut to the back of the court with a big forehand that his countryman could only pat back into the net at full stretch.

by | June 08, 2017 | 09:52

There was a bit of drama for Erin to advance, however. Keswani has been in beast mode since taking the stage at Kishwaukee College, where he qualified for the national bee by winning the Daily Chronicle/DeKalb County Regional Office of Education Regional Spelling Bee in March.

by | June 08, 2017 | 09:53

It was a risky play , a borderline 5-minute major, and nothing was called. He relieved Fleury in Game 3 against the Senators and has allowed 11 goals since. "Nerves is one way to put it, but a lot of excitement, too". The effort paid off - the score remained tied 1-1 until the Penguins exploded for three goals in less than 3:30 at the start of the third period - and didn't go unnoticed.

by | June 08, 2017 | 09:46

The Senators are 0-5 all-time in Game 7s, tying them with the Arizona Coyotes for the worst record in all of North American pro sports. "No pressure on us", Hoffman said. "We can't ask for anything better but we just have to have fun with that". The Senators couldn't have asked for much better from Craig Anderson , who made 45 saves.

by | June 08, 2017 | 09:19

Anderson (5-1) extended his scoreless streak to 21 2/3 innings with the win. Also three of his last four starts would fit that, and the one that doesn't and the one before it were those ones that were really only two mistakes from being excellent.

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by | June 08, 2017 | 06:51

He came within two wins of the College World Series twice, getting one win away in 2013 in a Super Regional against North Carolina and two wins away in 2016 against Oklahoma State. "I'm very grateful for that". "It is hard, I'm not going to pretend that it's not", Tanner said Wednesday, the day after Holbrook resigned. "Certainly the last few hours have been hard".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:09

With its applications within sport rising all the time , it may come as no surprise to know that Intel will be bringing virtual reality to the ICC Trophy too. They win nearly everything and they are a very strong team at home. Placed eighth in the ODI ranking, Pakistan have nothing to lose but if they win it is going to make a huge difference.

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by | June 08, 2017 | 05:51

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has defended Victor Moses after he was sent off for diving in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal , suggesting he went to ground because he was exhausted. "We know this team has suffered". But Wenger, and his Arsenal players, redeemed their campaign to secure a record 13th FA Cup success for the club.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:47

The final set, that's all me. "We only spent seven days together so we will see where it takes us", he said . It was mostly a by-the-book type of day as all of the favorites cashed in. He has not had to work too hard through his first four rounds. Most recently, Djokovic thumped Thiem 6-1, 6-0 in the semi-finals of the Rome Masters.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:40

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has suffered the worst possible start to his summer after fracturing an ankle while on worldwide duty with Belgium . Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reiterated his desire to keep Hazard after he was instrumental in helping the Italian win the title in his first season in England but admitted that his future would depend on "the will of the player".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:32

Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova and Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina advanced to the women's singles fourth round of the French Open tennis championships, after defeating Germany's Carina Witthoeft and Poland's Magda Linette here on Sunday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:28

According to the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations' 2015 report , the most recent statistics available, 58 percent of racially motivated hate crimes in the county that year targeted blacks. "This is kind of killing me inside right now, but my wife is unbelievable". "But at the end of the day, they're going to have to walk their own path, and hopefully I give them enough life skills throughout their journey where when they're ready to fly, they can fly on their own".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:26

He has to find a new Tour coach. Djokovic insisted: "Don't put Andre in the midst of this". And I was winning in the beginning, when I made the set. By the time today's match concluded, he looked deflated, with several unforced errors and a struggling backhand. The loss is especially disappointing considering that had progressed in numerous clay tournaments this spring, an improvement from his dismal hard court season earlier this year.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:23

The Cavs wanted to be more physical and they were. "What now?" the pundits ask. Draymond Green kept saying he was a changed man. That had the possibility of being a different story, especially when it appeared as if we might have to watch the neutral-zone trapping Ottawa Senators face the rough-and-tumble Anaheim Ducks.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:09

As the Cleveland Cavaliers try to dig out of another NBA Finals hole, trailing 0-2 against the Golden State Warriors , the reigning champs are leaning on their past experience and the message is obvious: They "absolutely" still believe they can win the series.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:07

The result is that the man who beat Andy Murray in the 2016 French Open final will drop out of the top two in the world for the first time in nearly six years . Tough call, but it seems only a miracle will prevent the nine-time French Open victor from snagging title No. 10 come Sunday. The last two women's quarterfinals are also on the schedule: Karolina Pliskova against Caroline Garcia, and Simona Halep against Elina Svitolina.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

An epic day of racing unfolded on the Great Sound in Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Playoff Semi-finals as Land Rover BAR faced off against Emirates Team New Zealand. The winners of the two semi-finals will go head-to-head to decide who gets to challenge holders Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup itself, starting on June 17.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:00

It's even less normal to see an utterly dominant champion being brought down to his knees in such sudden and disturbing fashion. "So now I'm just figuring it all out, and obviously there are things to think about and to work on, and we'll see where it takes me", he said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:55

Emirates Team New Zealand was impressive in their match with Land Rover BAR, with the British team eventually retiring to effect repairs on a new daggerboard, before her second race of the day against Groupama Team France. Emirates Team New Zealand have chose to take on Land Rover BAR as their opposition in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs semi-finals, which start today (Sunday).

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:55

We need to take control of [the match] and play our game and trust in the players that we've got and, like I said before, try and silence the crowd'. "We were the only ones to get our tent the wrong way round". Walker, though, insists England will not be fazed by anything Hampden Park throws at them this weekend. The Tottenham star was also part of the side that beat Scotland 3-0 in November at Wembley and Walker is eager to do the double over the Auld Enemy.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:57

Earlier Ainslie, whose crew did just enough to get through the qualifying round but lacking consistency in both speed and the execution of maneuvers, had said the pressure was on New Zealand as the "in-form" team. Wind conditions in the lead-up to the race were pushing the upper safety limit of 24 knots (27.6 mph) - sometimes blowing above it - and the capsize resulted in at least one of the crew falling overboard.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:49

Coming in at No.3 for England , Joe Root played a similar role for England with an unbeaten 133 in their eight-wicket win over Bangladesh . Now the team is doing well, we are ranked sixth in the world, when the team is not doing well, you don't get the enjoyment like before.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:38

Everton rebuffed an approach from the current Premier League champions just 12 months ago when they attempted to re-sign their former player. It is thought that Chelsea are the club who Lukaku is referring to, and he will snub the chance to reunite with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United .

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:31

Kevin Durant again impressed as the Golden State Warriors moved 2-0 ahead in the National Basketball Association final series against the Cleveland Cavaliers . This time, Curry committed eight turnovers as Cleveland committed to putting more pressure on the ball to keep Durant from driving and dunking untouched as he did so many times in Game 1.