• Penguins pulverize Senators to take 3-2 series lead
Penguins pulverize Senators to take 3-2 series lead

They did win the Cup with him in goal last season. Ottawa kept its season alive on Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory at home to even this series at 3-3. Expect Pittsburgh to win this one. "I would say this entire playoff has given us all an appreciation of what a challenge it is to get back on top", Penguins forward Matt Cullen said We...

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  • Falcao gives Colombia lead over Spain in high-profile friendly
Falcao gives Colombia lead over Spain in high-profile friendly

Manchester City playmaker David Silva slotted home his 31st goal for Spain midway through the first half before Edwin Cardona equalised for the South Americans on 39 minutes. It was Silva who scored the opener Wednesday, redirecting Pedro's cross by a diving David Ospina in the 22nd minute for the 31st goal of his worldwide career.

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  • US Open spot on the line to select few at St. Jude
US Open spot on the line to select few at St. Jude

Arjun Atwal, Jordan Russell, Chip Deason and Garrett Osborn all earned spots in the 2017 FedEx St. Jude Classic through the Monday qualifier - actually played on Sunday. It's an ideal way to get yourself ready with some good competition and a good golf course . Uihlein is another player who just qualified for the U.S Open; more evidence that he ca...

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  • Djokovic falls at French Open
Djokovic falls at French Open

But if beating the defending champion was not enough, it must imbue Thiem with confidence knowing that he beat Nadal in their last encounter. Also, it was only the third time in his Grand Slam career he lost a set 6-0. "I expect him to play his best tennis , so it can only be a big challenge and hopefully a good match ". It is the...

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  • Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal
Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal

However, Wenger was given a boost by Saturday's 2-1 win over champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final and was given the backing of the club's board at a meeting on Tuesday. " Of course we'll try to strengthen our squad to be strong next season , but we want to be faithful to the way we want to play the game". Also important, though, are players ...

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  • Bills host free-agent receiver Jeremy Maclin for a visit
Bills host free-agent receiver Jeremy Maclin for a visit

So are injuries and declining production, both of which struck Maclin last season. Adding a player like Maclin to the mix certainly couldn't hurt. Decker has two years and almost $15 million left on the five-year deal he signed with the Jets in 2014.

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

John McEnroe admitted his disappointment at seeing Novak Djokovic go out with a whimper against Dominic Thiem at the French Open and claimed the 12-time Grand Slam champion "didn't want to be out there". Since 2011, the only players Djokovic has lost to in Paris are Roger Federer, Nadal and Wawrinka. He was 6-2, 2-0 up on Pablo Carreno B...

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  • Nadal enters French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires
Nadal enters French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires

While Thiem's part in Djokovic's downfall should not be overlooked, it was the Serbian world number two's astonishing collapse that was the talk of Roland Garros. 1 Murray facing Kei Nishikori and 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka confronting 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic . The 31-year-old Nadal has spent only around eight hours on court, dropp...

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  • Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

The last French player in the tournament, 28th-seeded Caroline Garcia, is facing No. 2 Karolina Pliskova on Court Philippe Chatrier. Djokovic can reach a seventh consecutive French Open semifinal and break a tie with Jimmy Connors for second place with a 234th Grand Slam match win (Roger Federer's record is 314).

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  • Lethal Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead
Lethal Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead

Meanwhile, Curry put up 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists on his way to a triple-double. The Warriors have become a meme in this regard, ridiculed coast-to-coast for the a year ago. Suddenly, LeBron's reign as the league's best player seems to be in question. Said James: "They made some shots and we didn't". "That's what Golden St...

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  • Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore
Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore

The timing of Costa's claim is perhaps surprising to Chelsea fans though, given Atletico's current transfer ban and interest from China supposedly cooling of late. They're talking Tiger, their best coaches and how top players blagged their way through the dressing room, before Stephen tries his hand at our Chipping Challenge.

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  • Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series
Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

McKenzie played two tests for the All Blacks previous year and has been in strong form for the Waikato Chiefs but was passed by Jordie Barrett in the All Blacks pecking order, with the Hurricanes fullback called up for the Lions series. Hansen has banked on Coles being fit although the 30-year-old hooker with 49 Tests to his name has been sidelined...

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  • Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'
Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

They may have no choice. But Golden State refuse to get ahead of themselves after having lost the third game in each of the last two NBA Finals , both in Cleveland , and know they will have to snap that streak to even give them a shot at going 16-0 in the post-season.

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  • Conte 'doesn't want me' at Chelsea, says Costa
Conte 'doesn't want me' at Chelsea, says Costa

Speaking after Spain's 2-2 draw with Colombia on Wednesday, Conte told reporters: "Conte has sent me a message to tell me I am not in his plans for Chelsea ". "It would be nice to go back, but it's hard to be four-five months without playing. If the coach doesn't want you in his team, Chelsea have to sell me, and in the sales".

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  • Australia chasing 183 victory target for win vs Australia
Australia chasing 183 victory target for win vs Australia

Heavy rain forced the players off the field, however, and after delaying a decision over whether to wait for the downpours to pass it was decided that the points would have to be shared. His fourth fifty in last five innings was the Oppo Moment of the match . On the other hand, Bangladesh may not have won its first match against England bu...

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  • Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals
Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals

The proud parents told a Tulsa World reporter that they discovered her talent when she was able to spell "restaurant" without having been taught the word. When her group of spellers took the stage, Edith was conspicuously absent, her seat empty. He didn't rack up quite enough points in the preliminary written test, though, to make it to today's f...

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  • Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

But that means little to Golden State's players, who with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . Warriors coach Steve Kerr was asked to delineate his contribution to the Warriors' emergence as a formidable defensive team as well as an ...

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  • Champions Trophy: India eye semi-final spot by defeating Lanka
Champions Trophy: India eye semi-final spot by defeating Lanka

Sri Lanka received a latest blow with injury of Chamara Kapugedera , ahead of their all important Champions Trophy match against India at The Oval today. And the thing I have enjoyed is watching India play some really good cricket. It's very hard for people looking from the outside, but the kind of understanding we have within the team, it'...

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  • Oil Prices Slide Over Worries Middle East Rift Will Undermine Output Cuts
Oil Prices Slide Over Worries Middle East Rift Will Undermine Output Cuts

The following counties have announced on Monday that they have cut their ties between Qatar which is now one of the top liquefied natural gas sellers in the world due to its support of extremism that affects the energy sector. Brent crude was trading at $49.27 per barrel at 0424 GMT, down 20 cents, or 0.4 per cent from its last close. In oil mark...

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  • Tiger needs our help - Nicklaus
Tiger needs our help - Nicklaus

The car's motor was running, the brake lights were lit and the right turn signal was blinking, the affidavit says. Woods took a break from professional golf and later apologized for having extramarital affairs and for letting down both his fans and his family.

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