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by | May 08, 2017 | 14:42

But his absence Wednesday made the Penguins' offense opportunistic in a different way. PITTSBURGH-If the Capitals are going to rally from a three-games-to-one deficit in their second round series against the Penguins, the team's best players are going to need to be much better.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:37

After the Anaheim captain scored his eighth goal in nine games, Fowler's goal 35 seconds later set off a frenzy at Honda Center. Nashville's special teams advantage became even more evident when they got their own 5-on-3 opportunity and Neal cashed in with his third goal of the series with 6:10 left in the second period.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:30

That 1-2 punch was merciless on the Raptors, who fought until the end despite Kyle Lowry wearing a suit coat for the second straight game because of a sprained ankle that felled him at the worst possible time. But also realizing that so many more moves that I can do out of that and set up my guy in order to get to the rim or make a play for my teammate. The acquisition of Tucker and Ibaka via trade was considered a good one for the Raptors as they aimed to take on the Cleveland ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:29

Brown was omitted from the 41-man party to face the All Blacks despite helping England win the Six Nations, with Gatland preferring Stuart Hogg, Jared Payne, Leigh Halfpenny, Liam Williams and Anthony Watson as full-back options. "Both families hope their privacy can be respected at this hard time", said the club statement. Saracens cancelled training on Monday with their six Lions busy with Gatland's squad meeting, while Gloucester duo Greig Laidlaw and Ross Moriarty had to be diverted from ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:26

I executed my game plan and I was solid", said a relieved Sharapova, whose comeback is deeply controversial and has a wild card to play in the Stuttgart event where she has been a champion three times . This is the first professional tennis tournament for Sharapova following a 15-month doping ban. After an understandably shaky start in her first match against Roberta Vinci, Sharapova has looked more and more like her old self this week.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:23

He said: "The problem before the north London derby was that the clarity was if we won all our games, we had a good chance of being in the top four". "So for me there is no problem at all and I think he is going to be very pleased that I am going to change my team for Arsenal ". With star striker Ibrahimovic sidelined for the rest of the season, Jose Mourinho may opt to give Rashford more license on free-kicks after the academy graduate's fine strike in Spain.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:10

Madrid, who needed to win the game to draw level with Barcelona at the top of the table, were 1-0 up after three minutes, two up after 11 minutes, three up after 30 minutes and it was 4-0 after 35 minutes. "There is no B-team here". "We can talk about those two (James and Morata) and all the players who play less". "With two games to go we are in a strong position and we hope to be able to finish it off in the next game".

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:09

Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano (7) and Edmonton Oilers' Drake Caggiula (36) fight during the first period in game six of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Edmonton on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Momentum swings in the playoffs are so drastic and they mean so much that if you're able to get one, you start to believe and it sends a different message to the opposition.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:10

Lamp will help running back Melvin Gordon , who was 26th-best in Rushing Net Expected Points (NEP) per attempt past year among the 42 running backs to attempt at least 100 rushes in 2016. "'I need to learn this playbook so I can catch a few balls and have some fun.' I feel like I'm pretty lucky having a quarterback who can get me the ball".

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:12

Kluber (3-2) lasted three innings, surrendering five runs on seven hits. Kluber, who turned 31 last month, has made at least 32 starts in each of the last three seasons, and he won the AL Cy Young Award in 2014. The Indians took a 1-0 lead in the first inning Tuesday night on an RBI single by Michael Brantley that scored Carlos Santana. Detroit has plated 14 runs in consecutive wins over Chicago and Cleveland.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:03

Atletico, the third force in Spanish soccer behind Madrid and Barcelona, is trying to win its first title and avenge the heartbreaking losses to Madrid in a penalty shootout a year ago and after extra time in 2014. "I saw it as a goal", he said, dodging the question. "We play for the shirt, I feel really happy". Phil Neville believes Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could rival the ability of any past footballing legend.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:58

Man City normally produce outstanding skills to beat you but we gifted them very easy chances to score and they thrashed us. "It's just unlucky. It's always close and sometimes it just goes in off the post but this year it has always been out.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:56

More than his failure to score big, Gavaskar is irritated at the way the talented Kohli hs been getting out. Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has slammed Kohli for his performance in this season of the IPL and has asked him to look at himself in the mirror and review his game before he sets off for England along with the rest of the Indian team.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:57

They come after Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall was also charged over drug possession in Sydney on Thursday night, also believed to have involved cocaine. " I don't think Keogh has quit, I think he has temporarily stood down ". "There's a broader question about society than just the game of rugby league", he said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:55

However his first loan spell away from West London at Bristol City was a huge success as he quickly became a key player for the Robins. Abraham's agent Van Til recently suggested a number of clubs are tracking the Chelsea prodigy. It seems unlikely that Abraham would be given a considerable role in the squad by Antonio Conte next season. In addition to his great performances in the Bristol City outfit - helping them to avoid Championship relegation - he has also made himself a regular ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:40

But the world No. 1, who turns 30 on May 15, said: "I feel much better than I did three or four weeks ago, Barcelona was a really important week for me, I played three matches in three days for the first time since Dubai". "We won't let boxing politics get in the way of AJ's progression". He is just a pumped-up weightlifter but [Klitschko] couldn't land one of those of those hooks on me, at all.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:40

We believe we can win the next game and force a Game 7. The Senators are now 5-1 in overtime during their incredible 2017 playoff run, including a flawless 4-0 mark in Saturday afternoon games at home. He's glad the Rangers were able to bounce back and even the series with Thursday night's win, which he blames partly on Ottawa's "loss of composure".

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:36

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reviewed an earlier version of the bill and found that it would leave 24 million more people uninsured by 2026 than under current law. The video claims that "while the U.S. has the most expensive and ineffective health care system in the world, Australia ranks 6 out of 55 in efficiency".

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:29

There are just three rounds remaining. Paulo Dybala, Medhi Benatia and Mario Mandzukic were all guilty of wasting golden opportunities as Juve dominated prior to Ljajic's opener, though Afriyie Acquah's harsh dismissal 57 minutes in looked set to scupper Torino's chances.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:24

When he is hot, there are not many around who can pound baseballs the way Stanton can. Making his first start of the year while Edinson Volquez recovers from a blister problem, Jose Urena (1-0) and three relievers combined on a one-hitter as the Marlins snapped a three-game losing streak.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:24

MARCUS RASHFORD fired a rocket to put Manchester United within touching distance of the Europa League final. United could have been out of sight had they showed more composure, with Lingard and Mkhitaryan guilty of spurning gilt-edged chances.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:21

With this win, Arsenal remain in sixth place but they are now just two points behind Manchester United and also have a game in hand on the Red Devils as well as Manchester City. Before United had had time to clear their heads, it was 2-0. It was two a couple of minutes later when a brilliant cross into the box by Oxlade-Chamberlain found Welbeck who peeled off his marker in the box before powering his header into the back of the net via the crossbar leaving De Gea with no chance of saving it.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:18

Danny, you love United, but you keep doing it to them! The Gunners might have got the three points but the way they did it did not make any sort of statement about how strong they are. I'm always nervous for any young player coming through. In a home game you need to have the best possible circumstances. Klopp and his men had to settle for a 0-0 draw.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:18

Even if he is too old, which I think he is, he's in a good place mentally and that's a risky fighter. While he acknowledges defeating Fury - the cousin of former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury - is his primary objective, the possibility of a future unification fight is in Parker's thoughts.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:16

I don't want to get suspended. Pedroia still has swelling in both the knee and ankle. For the first six innings, Rodriguez was hardly ever around the plate, firing a steady dose of mid-90s fastballs and high-80s changeups - a pitch he throws better than most - all around the outskirts of the strikezone.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:14

After England defended their total easily to clinch a 2-0 success, despite an admirable 82 from Porterfield in Ireland's 243 all out, Bairstow had plenty to smile about, including a good-natured jibe at his fellow Bradfordian Rashid . we'll park that game and leave it in Bristol ". I want to be part of every England side. England exercised caution through the middle overs - in the Indian Premier League-enforced absence here of three of the players who give their first-choice one-day ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:59

He died on May 6 at the Mount Everest base camp in his attempt at re-conquering the world's tallest peak. Last year, the Nepalese government issued permits to 289 climbers. Nepal, mountain climbing associations, and the mountain's officials are already bracing themselves for the list of things that could get problematic once the climbing season commenced.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:59

The teams were actually tied 48-48 at halftime of Sunday's game before the Wizards blew things wide open, fueled by a bevy of Boston turnovers. The Wizards evened the best-of-seven series 2-2 after the Celtics won the first two games in Boston.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:58

WASHINGTON-LeBron James scored 33 points on Sunday as he helped the Cleveland Cavaliers enjoy a series-clinching 106-102 win over the Indiana Pacers , moving into the playoff second round. Try as he might, Lance Stephenson just can't seem to get into the head of LeBron James . In another encouraging sign, Williams, who had 14 points in Game 4, has discovered a comfort level after initially struggling when the Cavaliers acquired him in late February.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:54

Just over 10 minutes later, Leigh Griffiths would add a second for Celtic . Kenny Miller pulled one back late on before Mikel Lustig made it 5-1 to equal their biggest ever win at Ibrox, a 4-0 win back in 1897. Caixinha is reportedly targeting up to a dozen new recruits this summer, with most observers acknowledging the 46-year-old's need to completely overhaul the squad he inherited from predecessor Mark Warburton.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:55

NY had a 5-3 lead with less than four minutes remaining in Game 2. Condon performed admirably, stopping nine shots and allowing only Kreider's power-play putback of Ryan McDonagh's shot at 10:45. CAPITALS 4, PENGUINS 2: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin scored 27 seconds apart in the third period as Washington avoided elimination by beating Pittsburgh in Game 5 at home.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:56

As for the on-field product, journeyman Adam Wilk started in Harvey's place and gave up two long, violent home runs to large Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton . Several Mets players did not blame their listless performance on not having Harvey, but Collins believed that it had an effect on his team. "Hopefully we can move forward".

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:51

Usually, you don't see the transfer of momentum from game to game in a playoff series. The six goals by Anaheim tied the franchise record for most in a playoff game (Apr. Anaheim gradually turned the period in its favor, but couldn't score. The Edmonton goalie tried to block it away but inexplicably played it off the inside of the blocker.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:47

But Kisner, who was in team with Scott Brown, had other ideas, taking the tournament to a play-off that will take place today. "We knew we had to make it", Kisner, victor of one PGA Tour event, said of his unlikely attempt. Instead, both teams will be back at it at 8 a.m. on the 18th hole to start the playoff. Smith and Brown each made par to clear the stage, and Blixt's birdie attempt looked good the whole way before just slipping past the left side of the hole.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:42

Sale threw behind Machado's legs in the first inning of Tuesday's game at Fenway Park , which added more fuel to a feud that has dominated baseball headlines over the last two weeks. Red Sox: Knuckleballer Steven Wright will have surgery to fix cartilage in his left knee and miss the rest of the season. Boston's pitching staff would be wise to avoid retaliation after Major League Baseball felt compelled to step in and warn both teams, but trying to bait them into it by breaking another one ...