• Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead
Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

After two straight losses in Nashville , Pittsburgh made home advantage count in game five as they took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. We will probably see that image again on Sunday night, which would give Crosby three Stanley Cup wins.

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  • Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

This move was done not as an indictment on Rinne, but to try to jumpstart the Predators. The 6-0 score tied for the seventh-biggest blowout in Stanley Cup Final history. "Feeling good", Rinne said. Outside of the crowd offering motivation and energy, none of the players really saw a big difference in the way the games had been played but se...

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  • Roma part company with Luciano Spalletti
Roma part company with Luciano Spalletti

The 58-year-old was in his second spell as head coach at the club after replacing Rudi Garcia in January 2016 and he guided the Giallorossi from mid-table to third place in his first season. "I never cut my ties with Roma completely, even when I was in Russian Federation", the former Zenit coach added. "I'm leaving a Roma that can look to t...

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  • Fires still burn for England and Scotland
Fires still burn for England and Scotland

That's hopefully what we can do at Tottenham . "He's a very good manager and I believe he will flourish and will achieve what he sets out to achieve and I really hope he does". People said there were a lack of leaders. I was eight. It'll be a great honour to play in this game. I've been captain for Spurs a few times. "Being away with Scotland...

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  • Olivier Giroud Scored An Incredible Volley Right After Missing A Sitter
Olivier Giroud Scored An Incredible Volley Right After Missing A Sitter

No doubt Lloris will be kicking himself tonight! Giroud now has nine goals in his last 11 appearances for France . The 2-1 defeat saw France fall behind Sweden who now lead Group A on goal difference. France dominated the closing stages but they could not find the breakthrough they needed and were made to pay after Lloris made an bad erro...

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  • Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup
Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

Arsenal finished fifth in the league, having crashed out of the Champions League following a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich. Arsene Wenger , now the most successful manager in FA Cup history, recently admitted that the lack of clarity on his own future had affected Arsenal throughout the season.

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  • Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires
Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires

Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is among them, saying: " Dominic Thiem is a guy who is going to win the French Open . The first is Djokovic's confusing downward spiral. So I don't buy insane things in terms of shopping! "You know, especially in the last couple months. And at the U.S. Open, I just was emotionally very flat and found ...

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  • Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record
Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie MLB record

He not only became the first Reds player to hit four home runs in a game , but the first since Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr.to drive in 10 runs in a game. Although I'd say when he swung through an 0-1 fastball, it certainly looked like he was swinging for the fences. By then they trailed 11-0. With one out in the inning and runners on first...

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  • Reported Man United target makes announcement about his future
Reported Man United target makes announcement about his future

In-deman striker Antoine Griezmann's future looks to finally be sorted, with the player all but confirming he will remain with Atletico Madrid for at least another season. On Thursday evening, following the ruling, the 26-year-old showed his support to his current club by tweeting "Now more than ever #Atleti #All together".

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  • Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back
Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back

I don't remember seeing a time in the last six to eight years when Novak mailed it in", he said. "I served well and opened up the court", said Halep. By the end of the match, he wound up with almost twice as many unforced errors, 35, as winners, 18.

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  • Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. It pits the top eight teams in the ICC ODIC Championship rankings, who will be divided into two groups of four to play each other in a round-robin format.

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  • Manchester United set to make bid for £96 million rated striker
Manchester United set to make bid for £96 million rated striker

And the Portuguese tactician felt that this time the conditions are great and the fans won't be disappointed. "David? I think [his] first match [will be] against LA Galaxy in pre-season", Mourinho said. "I think in the Chelsea game [in October] I proved that I would play with injections. That's all a player needs". "I feel I'm ready, more than ...

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  • Manchester City complete deal to sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica
Manchester City complete deal to sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica

City manager Pep Guardiola signed Chile worldwide goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona last August but his form was patchy throughout the season. The 22-year-old Brazilian has yet to play global football at a senior level for Brazil . He admitted that he was looking forward to the opportunity of working with City boss Guardiola.

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  • Manchester United likely won't offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract
Manchester United likely won't offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract

The Premier League's retained list will be released on Friday. Ibrahimovic signed with United past year after four seasons with PSG. He scored 28 goals in total for Jose Mourinho's men, including Wembley strikes as they won the Community Shield and EFL Cup .

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  • Kane ready for England captaincy
Kane ready for England captaincy

Reigning Ballon d'Or holder Ronaldo once again fired Real Madrid to La Liga in the 2016-17 season, but Kane is also looking to mirror the former Manchester United forward's record on the global stage with Portugal. "Hopefully that can start at the weekend". "Most centre forwards, however good they are, have a weakness but I don't see ...

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  • Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors
Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

So I don't want to relax or feel like it's over, it's not". They were winning by 16.9 points per game through the previous 14, which would easily be another National Basketball Association record. But despite Irving's offensive exploits on this night - he was 16 of 22 on two-point shots - he was 0 of 7 from 3. Curry, who has benefited more than a...

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  • Novak Djokovic 'tanked' the last set, says McEnroe
Novak Djokovic 'tanked' the last set, says McEnroe

I came in playing garbage. "I don't know because we don't have the clock on the court, so it's impossible for us to tell". "I'm just happy with the way I celebrated my birthday", Ostapenko said. Much has been made of Nadal's form coming into the semifinals, and not without justification. However, he is the only player to have defeated the Spaniar...

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  • Saints, Fairley await third opinion on potentially career-ending heart condition
Saints, Fairley await third opinion on potentially career-ending heart condition

The second opinion was a little different, and he's getting a third opinion or he's already gotten a third opinion, we're waiting on that opinion. Payton went on further to state that the condition with which Fairley had been diagnosed at pre-draft physicals from 2011 was an enlarged heart which he described as "not uncommon".

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  • Unseeded Latvian teen knocks out Wozniacki on rain-hit day
Unseeded Latvian teen knocks out Wozniacki on rain-hit day

Bacsinszky will turn 28 on Thursday and Ostapenko will be 20 as they both aim to reach their maiden French Open final. "It was tough, because we had to go away two times", said Ostapenko , who at 19 is the youngest player to move to the last four in Paris since Serbian Ana Ivanovic a decade ago.

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  • Anil Kumble pads up for another innings
Anil Kumble pads up for another innings

The scheduled meeting of CAC will take place post midnight (IST) with CEO Rahul Johri expected to co-ordinate the meeting. The Board had said it was not under any pressure and was just following a process because Kumble's contract was for one year and it had to be transparent.

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  • Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds
Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

Subban, who fought Evgeni Malkin in the third period. After starting the playoffs with 10 goals in his first 11 games, he went through an eight-game goal-scoring drought that almost made him a healthy scratch heading into Game 1 of this series when Patric Hornqvist was ready to return to the lineup.

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  • Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville
Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

So the Predators limp back to Nashville for Game 6, facing elimination. Of course, there will be much more than pride at stake in Game 5. "I don't think I've ever played an important game on my birthday before", Sheary said following the morning skate.

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  • Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

But Subban still finished atop the possession leaderboard for the Predators. "We know we're going to be facing a desperate team". Phil Kessel scored not long after that. The "11 Bruins won the last seven-game Cup final with a 4-0 win over Vancouver in the Canucks" Rogers Arena. Kessel has scored more goals on a per-game basis in the playoffs (0.4...

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  • Melancon blows save but Giants rally in 10th for win
Melancon blows save but Giants rally in 10th for win

Milwaukee's Paolo Espino was at the plate at the, ahem, bottom of the second inning when the visitor made a decision to doff his trousers and show the world what his mother gave him. In Philadelphia to open this roadtrip, rookie outfielder Austin Slater collected the first base hit of his career, sneaking a single up the middle to drive in a ru...

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  • '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss
'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Thiem moves onto his second French Open semi-final in as many years and will play the red-hot Rafael Nadal . With Nadal leading 6-2 2-0 Carreno Busta said he could not continue after having received lengthy treatment on an abdominal injury at the end of the first set.

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  • Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid
Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

Ronaldo has a great season this year. After substitute Juan Cuadrado was sent off, Marco Asensio rubbed salt into Juve's wounds as they fell to their fifth successive defeat in a Champions League final. "Throughout our history, Madrid are the team that has won the most". His total goal for Real Madrid and Portugal is 600. He showed again th...

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  • '16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters
'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Though Djokovic enters the contest as the overwhelming favourite, 23-year-old Thiem is the only player to defeat Nadal on clay this season before entering the second Grand Slam of 2017 with the third best odds to go the distance. "I'm going to be ready for that", the World No. 2 said, via The Australian . But she ran out of steam as the 27-yea...

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  • Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking loss
Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking loss

Kevin Durant , the difference in the 2017 Finals, led the Warriors with 31 points and Golden State held off a furious effort by the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 118-113 win in Game 3. "That was liberating right there", Durant said of his dramatic 3-pointer that lifted the Warriors ahead to stay. The Cavaliers survived the third quarter.

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  • Sampaoli wants Argentina to use Messi like Barcelona
Sampaoli wants Argentina to use Messi like Barcelona

While the fees have not been revealed, the game, along with Brazil's match against Australia in Melbourne next week, is forecast to inject more Aus$50 million ($38 million) into the local economy. "These types of games, the friendly games, give us the opportunity to test their compatibility and know whether they can work together, how effective t...

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  • Bob Stoops Stunningly Announces Resignation as Oklahoma Football Coach
Bob Stoops Stunningly Announces Resignation as Oklahoma Football Coach

Stoops was also a regular staple for the Big 12 Coach of the Year award. This number may sound small, which it is, but we saw this same number when former LSU head coach Les Miles was sacked in 2016. Riley is ready to take on the chore as OU's next head coach, he said, thanks to the guidance he has received the past decade. It's sad to see him re...

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