• Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins
Predators searching for way to shut down Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) stops a shot against Nashville Predators left wing Pontus Aberg (46), of Sweden, during the period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Monday, June 5, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn .

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  • Preds Fall To Penguins, 6-0
Preds Fall To Penguins, 6-0

Backup Juuse Saros didn't do much better, and ended up allowing three more in relief. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2. Anything can happen in a Game 7, so Pittsburgh needs to close it out in Nashville. Crosby, on the game's first shift, carried the puck over the blue line and bulled his way through strong Nashville defensive pair Roman Jo...

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  • South Africa begin ICC Champions Trophy campaign with comfortable victory
South Africa begin ICC Champions Trophy campaign with comfortable victory

He was Sri Lanka's top scorer against South Africa , making 57 off 69 balls as they fell short by 96 runs in the chase of 300. Tahir and paceman Chris Morris (2/32) were the best performers. Amla did reach his hundred in this period, but David Miller (18) departed later in the same Lakmal (1-51) over, lifting a leading edge down to third man,...

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  • Europa triumph is for bomb victims
Europa triumph is for bomb victims

United have been keen on a move for Griezmann for some time and the France global said prior to the Europa League final that he rated his chances of a move to Old Trafford at "six" out of 10 . "We're teeing ourselves up for a good pre-season and who knows next year?" he said. Mourinho - who has so often looked so unhappy this season - ran on to ...

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  • Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question
Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question

Sidney Crosby , who was particularly strong early in the game, had three assists. "I don't know if anybody shakes off a game like that that quickly", Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. Kessel ended a six-game goal drought 8:02 into the second. The opening faceoff was delayed a few seconds after someone threw a catfish onto the ice-a Predato...

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  • Conte defends Moses after FA Cup final dive: He was exhausted!
Conte defends Moses after FA Cup final dive: He was exhausted!

Arsenal struck back within two minutes, when Ramsey nodded home in the box, with substitute Olivier Giroud providing the assist with virtually his first touch of the ball. I do want to be a manager. He deserves this. He changed the formation and it paid off. "It will be very important to analyse this season and our squad for this season, and w...

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  • Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback
Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in worldwide sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. The force of the water as the bows dug deep into the Great Sound ripped most of the aerodynamic fairings from the boat. After m...

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  • Nationals GM Mike Rizzo: Buck Showalter, Orioles should 'quit whining' about rainout
Nationals GM Mike Rizzo: Buck Showalter, Orioles should 'quit whining' about rainout

Joe Ross had a career-high 12 strikeouts in an unexpectedly sharp outing, and the Nationals took control with a four-run first inning against Alec Asher (2-4). "He was calm. That's what stood out", manager Dusty Baker said. His outing was a bit of a surprise, given that Ross entered with a 7.34 ERA after giving up a combined 12 runs and 19 h...

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  • Kyrie Irving, Cavs Fall To Warriors In Game Three
Kyrie Irving, Cavs Fall To Warriors In Game Three

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland , early Thursday, June 8, 2017 . James also moved into third place on the all-time NBA Finals career scoring list with 1,206 points, moving past Michael Jordan, who has 1,176. Irving too...

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  • Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial
Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

From there, he put an exclamation point on his victory, burying a 32-foot par-saving putt to finish 13-under for a three-shot victory. He carded a 68 to finish at 13-under-par 275, becoming the second Ohio-born player to win the prestigious event after Jack Nicklaus , the tournament's host and founder.

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4
NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

But in doing so, Cavaliers fans MAY be drinking that Kool-Aid again. The total audience - TV plus streaming - of almost 19.4 million viewers was up 15 percent from the total audience a year ago. So why the sudden surprise? "Not going to overreact to one". That's mostly because of Durant, the former NBA MVP who signed with the Warriors in July...

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  • Steph Curry's revival, not Durant's brilliance, may be the Warriors' best weapon
Steph Curry's revival, not Durant's brilliance, may be the Warriors' best weapon

With Kerr back on the bench for the second straight game after battling back pain, Golden State, which made a record 9 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished 16 of 33 behind the arc, also got just what it needed from its reserves as Andre Iguodala had several big plays, none bigger than stripping James of the ball on a potential tying 3-point...

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  • Cavaliers 'highly agitated' about Stephen Curry squat
Cavaliers 'highly agitated' about Stephen Curry squat

Stephen Curry (30) puts in a layup in the first half as the Golden. Maybe he was pretending to, uh... relieve himself. But Warriors stars Steph Curry and Kevin Durant aren't the only ones pumped to be just one win from the title. Curry is making 42.9% of his 3-point tries in this season's playoffs, averaging 27.7 points, 6.3 boards, 6.5 ass...

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  • Its tough when de Villiers doesn't perform, says David Miller
Its tough when de Villiers doesn't perform, says David Miller

Hemant, however, directly held Zainab responsible for the ducks by two skippers, as he said: "The curse of the @ZAbbasOfficial selfie strikes again. Kohli goes for a duck now.Devilliers yesterday #INDvSL #CT17". "But not enough, yeah", he said. Asked about his barren form, De Villiers made it clear that he thought otherwise. The undying admirati...

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  • Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final
Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

Sidney Crosby didn't prepare any differently before Thursday's game, his teammates assure. So do the Predators , who can't get back to Smashville fast enough. Even though the game was over, Kessel responded, whipping a shot past Saros for his eighth goal of the playoffs that Crosby also assisted on. You could brush off that one instance, but ...

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  • NASCAR Charlotte 2017 results: Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600
NASCAR Charlotte 2017 results: Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson and Dillon were among a handful of drivers who stayed out. THE WRECK: Some of the pre-race favorites were eliminated early as Brad Keselowski crashed into the back of Chase Elliott's auto just 20 laps into the race, ending the night for both drivers.

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  • Astros scratch Keuchel from start at Kansas City
Astros scratch Keuchel from start at Kansas City

Lorenzo Cain's home run in the third inning, his fourth of the season, landed in about the same place. He was activated May 27 and allowed one run on four hits over six innings to win at Texas. The results were predictable - for 4 1/2 innings. Then Peter Moylan came in and poured lots of gasoline onto the fire Herrera lit, so the Astros stret...

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  • Warren Gatland shuffles the deck and keeps his promise
Warren Gatland shuffles the deck and keeps his promise

I think all of the players. have probably realised it's going to be one of the best experiences they've had outside of their rugby careers". But tour boss John Spencer and captain Sam Warburton said the Lions must stick to their guns to engage with their hosts.

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  • Two thirds of Tory party members believe Theresa May should resign
Two thirds of Tory party members believe Theresa May should resign

May had called Thursday's early election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks but instead lost the Conservatives' overall majority in Parliament. European Council President Donald Tusk has warned there was "no time to lose" in starting talks, after May started the two-year countdown to Brexit on March 29.

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  • Patrick Stewart always knew Huddersfield Town would make it
Patrick Stewart always knew Huddersfield Town would make it

And they have done it. "We have had so many setbacks in the past, we have a small squad, and we trusted only in ourselves". He said: "Did I think we would get promoted, no". After winning promotion from the Championship , Huddersfield will have the cheapest season tickets in the Premier League next year. Generally, Holloway is loved in Eng...

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