• Preds expect Rinne to bounce back in Game 2
Preds expect Rinne to bounce back in Game 2

They will be looking to play a lot better than they did on Monday night. Ready for playoff hockey? Goaltender Pekka Rinne needs to brush off that loss and hope the Preds score first in Game 2. Fifty teams have taken a 2-0 lead since the final went to a best-of-seven format in 1939. The Swede dangled the puck around Penguins defenseman Olli Maat...

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  • Kusal Perera ruled out of Champions Trophy, Dhananjaya returns
Kusal Perera ruled out of Champions Trophy, Dhananjaya returns

They added 46 crucial runs for the eighth wicket. India will play Bangladesh in Thursday's second semi-final at Edgbaston, with the final at the Oval on Sunday. Sri Lanka were also to blame for their own inability to finish the game, however, and Ahmed got off easy when Lasith Malinga's bowl coaxed him into an error, only for his fielders to d...

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  • Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 5 vs
Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 5 vs

However, those odds increased to minus-200 after Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry & Co. ran roughshod over the Cavs en route a historic 16-1 run in the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Speaking of the Warriors , he added "As far as that team , they're going to be around for a while". James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled.

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  • Rohan Bopanna wins first-ever Major, bags French Open mixed doubles title
Rohan Bopanna wins first-ever Major, bags French Open mixed doubles title

After he broke Murray at the start of the fourth set to raise his hopes of a comeback, Nishikori immediately lost his serve. Murray eventually found his stride as he breezed through the second and the course of the match was effectively decided towards the end of the third.

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  • No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft
No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

With the 37th pick, the Twins drafted pitcher Landon Leach with the 37th pick. The Yankees grabbed SC right-hander Clarke Schmidt at No. 16 after he had Tommy John surgery this spring. One player who has gone undrafted so far and slipped significantly is Oregon State left-hander Luke Heimlich, who asked to be excused from the team last weekend af...

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  • Durant Leads Warriors to NBA Championship
Durant Leads Warriors to NBA Championship

I just wanted to put it all out there. Knowing Durant had to be careful, LeBron James drove to the rim and threw down a vicious dunk over the Warriors star that gave the Cavaliers a 41-33 lead with less than two minutes gone in the second quarter.

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  • Warriors top Cavaliers to win NBA championship
Warriors top Cavaliers to win NBA championship

The Warriors won their first 15 play-off games, sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers, the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs , and seizing a 3-0 lead over Cleveland before the Cavaliers snapped the longest play-off win streak in North American sports history by winning Game Four last Friday in Cleveland.

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  • Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England
Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

Coaching conversations with players have to remain private. "If we want to be courageous and play like that, then sometimes mistakes like that are going to happen". "I'm not committing to a timescale on appointing a permanent captain". I'll think about and analyze it afterward. "We just didn't manage that period of the game as well as we need t...

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  • Pocono 400 live stream — NASCAR Cup Series
Pocono 400 live stream — NASCAR Cup Series

He has never won in 33 career starts at the track . On Sunday, the radio problem along with a loose wheel requiring an additional pit stop appeared to be the hurdles to keep Blaney out of victory in this his 68th career start. Now they can add Blaney to the list. Penske and the Wood Brothers have an alliance, so Keselowski and Blaney are quasi-t...

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  • Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP
Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home. "But tonight, was a little different, just based on the things I've had to go through during this time". As the...

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  • LeBron James uninterested in Olympic 3-on-3, picks Dream Team anyway
LeBron James uninterested in Olympic 3-on-3, picks Dream Team anyway

I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. "They will definitely want to reward countries that have been doing a lot of 3-on-3 activities". He won't be participating himself, but LeBron did share his excitement regarding the future event, telling reporters he thinks it's great for the sport.

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  • Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets
Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets

Anthony Rizzo . The Cubs slugger had himself a day, going 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot with three RBI. Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (44) runs past New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in New York .

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  • LeBron amazing, but his efforts not enough for Cavs
LeBron amazing, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Although not ideal, the 16-1 play-off record for Golden State (.941) is the best win percentage of any team in National Basketball Association history , edging the 15-1 effort by the 2000 Los Angeles Lakers. The guard, drafted out of UNLV, scored six points and gathered three rebounds in about 11 and half minuets of Game 5. The two playmaker...

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  • Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial
Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

Thomas had multiple birdie opportunities on the back nine, but his putter just wouldn't cooperate. Matt Kuchar fell back with three bogeys on the back nine. He stuffed his approach on No. 10 to 4 feet and holed a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-3 12th. But even for Watson, it all started with Dufner's bad day.

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  • LaVar Ball: Celtics already have leader, Lakers would be 'Lonzo's team'
LaVar Ball: Celtics already have leader, Lakers would be 'Lonzo's team'

Silver Screen & Roll's theory seems relatively accurate. There have been conflicting reports regarding how the workout went, with some speculating that the Lakers weren't thrilled with his conditioning and that he didn't blow them away .

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  • What do Ireland need to do to qualify for Russian Federation 2018?
What do Ireland need to do to qualify for Russian Federation 2018?

Everything I asked of the players they did it. Obviously the further you get into qualifying the more pressure there can be to pick up points but our mentality in any camp is, whether it's the first game or the last, we try to approach it in the same way.

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  • Emotions raw for Cavs in locker room after loss, Tyronn Lue says
Emotions raw for Cavs in locker room after loss, Tyronn Lue says

They beat us, but I'm pretty sure we'll be back and we'll be ready to battle again". However, there was one celebration which caught everyone's eye as MVP Durant and his mother, Wanda, who was present at the Oracle Arena during the final, shared a special moment after the match got over.

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  • Players aim to stay fresh ahead of US Open grind
Players aim to stay fresh ahead of US Open grind

His world ranking was too low because of his part-time schedule. Erin Hills may be a step into the unknown but the two-time PGA Tour victor is up for the challenge and is hoping the injection of confidence he received at the weekend can help him make a major statement.

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  • The best pictures from the Stanley Cup Final
The best pictures from the Stanley Cup Final

It marks the third time that the Penguins have won the Cup in the Sidney Crosby era, and the franchise's fifth championship overall. By the time the Penguins reached the final, the team seemed to be exhausted, with the Nashville Predators carrying much of the play for the first four games.

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  • Warriors GM Bob Myers 'Confident' Steve Kerr Will Coach Team Next Season
Warriors GM Bob Myers 'Confident' Steve Kerr Will Coach Team Next Season

Prior to Game 4 against the Blazers, Kerr wasn't sure if he would be able to return to the sidelines during Golden State's playoff run. Riley stole the show in a gold bomber jacket and blue dress, displaying her father's team's colors, while Ryan looked too cute in a yellow dress while Curry held her in his arms.

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