• Spitfires beat Otters 4-2 to advance to Memorial Cup final
Spitfires beat Otters 4-2 to advance to Memorial Cup final

Sunday night's Memorial Cup Final will be between two OHL teams for the first time since 1993, when the Sault Ste. "First year (2014) was really hard for me because that was the '94 year and there was a lot of the best players from everywhere", he said.

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  • Lewis Hamilton puts Monaco debacle behind him with Canadian GP pole
Lewis Hamilton puts Monaco debacle behind him with Canadian GP pole

But I lost the auto a bit in Turn 2 and was on the back foot already, and knew I had to catch up, but he had enough. To match him and receive this is the greatest honour . The 18-year-old rookie, whose progression through the motorsport ranks has been bankrolled by his fashion billionaire father Lawrence Stroll, has struggled for speed and he will...

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  • I'll end my career with Barca, Lionel Messi declares
I'll end my career with Barca, Lionel Messi declares

Messi has crossed all the limits that are required for a footballer to prove himself on a big stage. The president of Barcelona , Bartomeu, has personally taken charge of the negotiations with the star striker for Barcelona , while Messi's father, Jorge Messi, represented the player.

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  • Predators leaning on Pekka Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh
Predators leaning on Pekka Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Here is what we know: if the Predators are going to force a seventh game - and possibly win the series - it will be because of Rinne. Compensating for injuries is nothing new for the Predators, who have overcome the long-term loss of forwards Ryan Johansen and Kevin Fiala.

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  • Champions Trophy: England beats Australia by 40 runs
Champions Trophy: England beats Australia by 40 runs

England's Mark Wood celebrates after bowling Australia's Glenn Maxwell caught by England's Jason Roy for 20 runs during an ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham , England, Saturday, June 10, 2017 .

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  • 5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals
5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. No team has escaped a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 tries and the Warriors can claim the crown by winning game five at home on Monday in Oakland, California, but the Cavs made the greatest NBA Finals comeback previous year from 3-1 down t...

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  • LeBron James to Lakers if He Loses Finals
LeBron James to Lakers if He Loses Finals

During Mark Jackson's final season as head coach in 2013-14, the Warriors averaged 246.6 passes per game - the fewest in the National Basketball Association. "I will own a team someday", he says in an interview with The Athletic . "Another challenge for us to get better and go against a great team". Just about any team with James is a title co...

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  • Southampton investigate Chelsea's approach to Virgil van Dijk
Southampton investigate Chelsea's approach to Virgil van Dijk

Klopp put forward "simple and effective" arguments for Mbappe to sign for Liverpool , but this transfer has very little chance of actually getting off the ground. The centre-back is entering the final year of his contract. Kjaer will get married to Eline Gollert in Rome over the next few weeks and is expected to make a decision on his future on ...

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  • Sidney Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup
Sidney Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

Barkley said the National Hockey League playoffs were more entertaining than the NBA's, and ratings are up considerably from a year ago when the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks in six games. Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray, left, stops a point-blank shot by Nashville Predators' Craig Smith during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL ho...

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  • Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of NBA title
Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of NBA title

The Warriors cooled off a bit from 3-point range in the second half, but they made history with their first-half barrage from deep. "It did take a little bit of time, but for the most part their talents fit together pretty naturally". The two minutes and 23 seconds in which he sat? "Doesn't really matter what, how we got there". The four-time ...

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  • Ostapenko mounts comeback against Halep to win French Open
Ostapenko mounts comeback against Halep to win French Open

Kuerten made an appearance at Roland Garros this past week and said he had arrived in Paris in 1997 with the goal of winning just one match. Jelena Ostapenko's winners, also the number of her unforced errors . "Jelena, all the credit for what you have done". "Now I want to congratulate Jelena - it's an unbelievable thing". "Enjoy, be hap...

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  • 5 reasons the Cavaliers can pull off an impossible Finals comeback
5 reasons the Cavaliers can pull off an impossible Finals comeback

Prior to Game 4, there was plenty of chatter nationally that the Cavaliers were finished and it was a mere formality for the Warriors to go through another 48 minutes and become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go 16-0 in the postseason.

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  • Ryan Burnett defeats Lee Haskins to win world title
Ryan Burnett defeats Lee Haskins to win world title

Tonight's bout marked the first time Burnett - a former Olympic champion for Ireland at Youth level - had headlined a fight card in Belfast and just his fifth paid contest on home soil as he fought in his hometown for the first time in two-and-a-half years.

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  • Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh
Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

The Nashville Predators host Game 6 of the NHL Finals on Sunday evening at the same time that the annual CMA Music Festival holds its closing concert headlined by Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw. Another performance like Game 5, however, and it might be. It wasn't enough for the league to h...

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  • Warren Gatland responds to critics after 'challenging' week for Lions
Warren Gatland responds to critics after 'challenging' week for Lions

Robertson is sure the Lions' halves pairing were finalised on Saturday, with England five-eighth Owen Farrell and Irish halfback Connor Murray hugely influential. That has been challenging, it's been challenging for all of us. There we chances for both teams as the second half wore on, North having to race back to pressure Crusaders wing Ge...

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  • Gaviglio gets first win as Mariners beat Rockies, 6-5
Gaviglio gets first win as Mariners beat Rockies, 6-5

Ariel Miranda (4-2, 4.22 ERA) gets the ball for Seattle versus Tyler Anderson (3-4, 5.40 ERA) for Colorado. Given the status of their starting pitching and their uninspiring play heading into it - dropping three of four to the White Sox prior - and the playoff-caliber teams they were playing, predictions of one, maybe two wins were common and not...

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  • Vettel feels Ferrari has pace to win despite pole defeat
Vettel feels Ferrari has pace to win despite pole defeat

Hamilton clocked 1:12.496 to set the early pace in Q2 with everyone running "ultra-softs" closely chased by the two Finns, led by Raikkonen. "I knew, if I was really lucky and got to Formula 1, that I'd want to emulate Ayrton so, the fact that I've now reached him in that area I just can't believe it".

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  • Where to watch Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee
Where to watch Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee

Game 6 is Sunday night in Nashville . The Stanley Cup Final previously featured a storyline involving Predators defenseman P.K. Subban and Penguins captain Sidney Crosby that centered around Subban's apparent lack of oral hygiene. Gaudreau is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in the Cup...

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  • Lewis Hamilton claims record breaking pole position
Lewis Hamilton claims record breaking pole position

After being handed one of Senna's race helmets, Hamilton said: "I'm shaking". Montreal has been good to me down the years. "The long runs seemed OK, but I think it will be close with Ferrari ", Bottas said. "Since I have been with this team, I have never seen such great teamwork". "The vehicle was good, he was ideal, and thank god the Ferr...

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  • Canada's Lance Stroll has eyes set on F1 top-10 finish
Canada's Lance Stroll has eyes set on F1 top-10 finish

Lewis Hamilton has driven his Mercedes to the fastest time in the first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix . McLaren driver Fernando Alonso, of Spain, looks on as his team works on his vehicle during the first practice session at the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Friday, June 9, 2017, in Montreal.

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