Author: 0 Predators beat Penguins, ties Stanley Cup Finals at 2-2

Those fans were rewarded with a 5-1 win in Game 3, bringing them to within one game of the Penguins in the best-of-seven series , and swinging the momentum decidedly in their favor. Last year, Pittsburgh's third line of Carl Hagelin, Nick Bonino and Phil Kessel (dubbed the HBK Line) was a huge reason why the team had so much success , forcing opponents to "pick their poison" and decide which of the top three lines to match up against.

Sports Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins
Author: 0 Nashville leaning heavily on defense corps against Penguins

The second goal came 3:45 into the second period. Game 4 is Monday night in Nashville . Of course, based on the Nashville Predators' 4-1 win against the Penguins in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday in Nashville, there was only one goalie now worthy of the award.

Author: 0 Monster Is Really Making A Bang In NASCAR

Kenseth has won three times at Dover in his career. Jimmie Johnson beat Kyle Larson on a late-race restart in the AAA 400 Drive for Autism and scored his 11th Dover International Speedway victory and the 83rd of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi - the debate
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi - the debate

A calf injury also saw him nearly miss the Champions League final , but he made his return off the bench in Saturday's 4-1 win over Juventus . Los Blancos became the first side in the Champions League era to retain the trophy as their emphatic win in the Welsh capital saw them claim their record-extending 12th title.

Sports Nadal sails into French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Nadal sails into French Open quarter-finals

The 12-time grand slam victor, who equalled Jimmy Connors' mark of 233 triumphs in grand slam singles matches , has not found progress at Roland Garros particularly easy and now faces sixth seed Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals. The expectation is that he will find less to enjoy on Tuesday, when he faces Nadal, who improved to 99-2 in best-of-five-set matches on clay by overwhelming No.

Sports Predators reach first Stanley Cup final
Author: 0 Predators reach first Stanley Cup final

The Predators came into the game with a 3-2 series lead and are looking for their first trip to the Stanley Cup finals . Said Rinne , the longest-tenured Predator: "In the back of your head, you've been thinking about the Final, and then when the buzzer goes off, it's an fantastic feeling".

Sports Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval
Author: 0 Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval

Amla was handling everything the Sri Lankan order could throw at him, and although Quinton de Kock fell for just 23, captain Faf du Plessis stepped in and steadied the ship in expert fashion. Tharanga admitted he had been warned on-field that Sri Lanka were falling well behind the over-rate. "It also presented them with a selection dilemma", said the Sri Lankan great, "They choose the more conservative option and made a decision to bolster the batting, playing just four specialist ...

Author: 0 Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

Dhoni, who led team India to victory in the previous edition of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013, will once again play a crucial role behind the wickets and as a finisher. The combination is very good. Expected playing XI : England: Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (C), Ben Stokes , Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood.

Author: 0 Warriors'firepower too much for Cavs

The best-of-seven series will shift to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 on Wednesday . We love his voice. "So we're just trying to stay in the moment". "There are a lot of people who take it to the extreme, whether it's, 'Oh, the Cavs don't have a chance, ' or 'The Warriors , it's over.' Can't listen to that".

Sports Warriors dominant in taking 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Warriors dominant in taking 2-0 lead

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant reacts in the third quarter during Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Oakland, Calif . But heading to Cleveland , we're going to have to be a lot smarter. But the play everyone will be talking out Morning morning is this move Curry put on LeBron in the third quarter .

Sports LSU signs 2017 4-star point guard Tremont Waters, source says
Author: 0 LSU signs 2017 4-star point guard Tremont Waters, source says

The former Georgetown commit can revitalize LSU because turnarounds often coincide with the signing of a blue-chip point guard. On Monday afternoon, nearly three months later, his college decision was made public: LSU. "Multiple reasons", Waters' father, Ed, said of why his son chose to play for Will Wade . "I like the fact that he's hungry and has something to prove".

Author: 0 Warriors beats Cavaliers 132-113 in Game 2

And the Warriors welcomed Kerr back with a lopsided 132-113 win over the ugly short-sleeved-shirt-clad Cavs, taking a 2-0 lead in these NBA Finals . Stephen Curry took it right to LeBron. "To see him back on the bench was huge", Curry said. He never had that look in the Finals previous year.

Sports India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash
Author: 0 India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash

Singh's innings helped propel India to a total which proved insurmountable for Pakistan , who fell to a crushing 124-run defeat against their bitterest rivals. Not to forget the Hardik Pandya's (20, 8b, 3×6) cameo though. It enabled Rohit to settle down and he played a gem, with the elegant lazy off-drives pleasing to the eye.

Sports Game 2 of Cavs-Warriors starts like track meet
Author: 0 Game 2 of Cavs-Warriors starts like track meet

James did everything he could to help the Cavaliers steal a game on the road, finishing with 29 points, 14 assists, 11 rebounds and three steals. Golden State is up by double digits again, 83-73 after the first 3 minutes of the third quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

Sports Kobe Bryant roasts Jalen Rose over 81-point game in new commercial
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant roasts Jalen Rose over 81-point game in new commercial

The former Bulls guard and ESPN analyst plays the foil for Kobe Bryant in a recent commercial, a nice warmup for his new sitcom, "Jalen vs". Jalen Rose , now a multimedia entertainer, knows how to get a laugh. The single-camera comedy starred Rose as a version of himself in a Curb Your Enthusiasm-style setting. Since that 2006 game, Rose has endured his share of unpleasant reminders, such as when the 10th anniversary rolled around past year, and in March, when Bryant joined him on ...

Sports Austin Dillon wins delayed Coca-Cola 600 for first career Cup Series victory
Author: 0 Austin Dillon wins delayed Coca-Cola 600 for first career Cup Series victory

Get out of his auto and come talk to me. The caution came out at 7:53 p.m. ET, just after the caution flag involving Matt DiBenedetto's vehicle, which hit a wall. "You just couldn't stop or turn or anything". "It's a real bummer for our team". "Those guys are performing, so they're going to talk about them", Dillon said.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Aussies, Bangladesh face off in must-win clash

Smith was frustrated but understanding after rain ruined Australia's attempts to chase a target of less than four an over, which was set up by Mitchell Starc's four-wicket haul that saw Bangladesh dismissed for 182 in 44.3 overs. Australia captain Steve Smith: "It's a little bit frustrating not to get a result in". "Of course I didn't want to go off", Smith said. "If not they may have had a different opinion", he said.

Author: 0 Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to play one more season

In assists, last term's joint leader Neymar finished top outright this time with eight assists, having a hand in 12 goals overall as well as scoring four himself. "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals". "Now we have to enjoy all of this", he said. "If he ( Zidane ) can see something that we can do on the pitch, he tells us, and we are trying to do it in our best way", Modric said.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India smashes Pak

But Pakistan were passive opponents, terrible in the field, flaky under crucial catches and unable to mount a credible chase when asked to pursue 289 in 41 overs on Duckworth/Lewis after a series of rain delays. "What happened is shameful". So from that regard, I mean, we have a side within which, you know, a few youngsters have come in and gradually are getting towards strengthening their careers for India .

Sports These are 6 possible names for Indian cricket team's next head coach
Author: 0 These are 6 possible names for Indian cricket team's next head coach

Whatever may be their present relation it was a welcome sight here Friday to see head coach Anil Kumble giving "throwdowns" to skipper Virat Kohli during the training session of the Indian team here Friday. Indian newspapers have speculated that cracks in the Kohli-Kumble relationship prompted the BCCI to hunt for a new coach. Kumble is the last person in this list to apply for the post.

Author: 0 Hazard out for three months after ankle op

The Belgium global had been with his national team preparing for clashes against the Czech Republic and Estonia , however hurt his ankle in training. "I'm a Chelsea player, I still have a contract for three years". "I think Eden is very happy to stay in Chelsea , to stay with us and work with us", he said.

Author: 0 Real Madrid first team to retain Champions League title

The team was the first to win consecutive titles in the competition since 1990, when the tournament was called European Cup. It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while a year ago, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

Sports A Player Falls Injured At The French Open, And Compassion Takes Over
Author: 0 A Player Falls Injured At The French Open, And Compassion Takes Over

IN a previous meeting, Murray outlasted Del Potro in a marathon Olympic final in 2016 before the 30th ranked Argentine gained his revenge with a come-from-behind win in five sets in the Davis Cup semifinal. "I wish you a speedy recovery". By contrast, Yorkshireman Kyle Edmund reached the third round of the French Open for the first time with an impressive victory over Argentina's Renzo Olivo.

Author: 0 Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

After the game, Subban told reporters Crosby commented on his bad breath. "He likes the attention and things like that so I mean if he wants to make stuff up, ... They've been good for us all year long, all playoffs long. "All of our defensemen, if I'm being honest, even from a team concept defensively, it's been pretty good in the playoffs to this point", Laviolette said.

Author: 0 Hazard to miss start of new Premier League season

The injury may also affect Real Madrid's reported interest in Hazard, with the newly re-crowned Champions League winners strongly linked with a move for Chelsea's Player of the Year in recent weeks. That being said, he will want a real chance at winning the Champions League, and if Chelsea can not provide that, he may well go elsewhere. While the 26-year-old Belgian says he is happy at the Premier League champions, the former Lille playmaker is refusing to close off his options.

Sports Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Corona, Chino Hills spellers eliminated from 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thomas York, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at St. Francis of Assissi School will be representing Rochester at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in suburban Washington. Daniel Doudna, 13, of Fairbanks, Alaska, said it was "amazing" to be the third child in his family to attend the national Bee. Her winning word was "jnana", which means "knowledge".

Author: 0 Heightened Security, Tears and Joy at Benefit Concert for Manchester Bomb Victims

The scene, which some have labeled the "image of the night", captured the spirit of the Manchester Benefit Concert held on Sunday to honor the victims of the May 22 suicide bombing that killed 22 people and injured dozens more. She was joined by several other artists and celebrities. The gig marked Grande's first performance since bomber Salman Abedi detonated a bomb, killing her fans and parents as they left her show at Manchester Arena.

Author: 0 Neymar comes to Game 2 bearing gifts for Kevin Durant, Draymond Green

Golden State's Draymond Green looks for daylight with Cleveland's LeBron James defending in Game 1 of the National Basketball Association final in Oakland . But after the game, he said he felt fine and just needed some food and wine to feel better. Kevin Love provided a needed scoring boost in Game 2 after Kyrie Irving did the same in Game 1 , but nearly no one else came through, sending the Cavs to a 132-113 loss and an 0-2 series deficit.

Author: 0 Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

Andrew Fifita was enormous, both literally and metaphorically for NSW . With the absence of Jonathan Thurston and Greg Inglis, and Billy Slater , Cooper Cronk alone with Anthony Milford could not pull off wonders for the Maroons . But the superstar status he left the game in possession of has eroded over the thousand odd days since he last walked out on to the Origin arena.

Sports LPGA projection error keeps Lydia Ko at No. 1
Author: 0 LPGA projection error keeps Lydia Ko at No. 1

Ko has been No. 1 for 84 consecutive weeks and 103 weeks overall. So Ko maintains the No. 1 position by a.01 point margin. She was just 17 years old at the time. She finished at 11-under 202 for her fifth LPGA victory, while Swede Nordqvist also shot a 69 to finish second, coming up short in her bid for a third successive victory at the event.

Sports Warriors lead 67-64 at half
Author: 0 Warriors lead 67-64 at half

Speaking shortly before Game Two against the Cleveland Cavaliers , Kerr said he was feeling somewhat better. "I wanted to string together a few good days". The Cleveland Cavaliers are going back to black. "You can talk, like, 15-0 or whatever he did, but the team was just falling apart at the seams, and so I just had to get back to make sure we righted the ship".

Author: 0 Land Rover BAR face New Zealand in the last four

Friday's racing could see Groupama Team France knocked out of the event if they fail to beat Emirates Team New Zealand in their duel scheduled for later in the session. On Saturday, Oracle Team USA won the Louis Vuitton America's Cup qualifier event in Bermuda, beating Emirates Team New Zealand and giving the US holders a bonus point for the final.

Sports Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain
Author: 0 Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain

The redoubtable John Hastings did retain some control in the middle overs for his side, alongside the off spin of Travis Head and the experienced Victorian seamer ended the risky innings of Luke Ronchi for 65 off 43 balls. "We can't control the weather but we could control the good cricket we played and it is important we take that into the next game", said Williamson.

Sports Finally, the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Finally, the NBA Finals

In the East, it hasn't worked because LeBron James is one of the game's all-time greats and is a dominant force. Durant could have an incredible series , averaging 30 points per game, and beating LeBron head-to-head - it won't matter to the fickle fans, who think he took the easy way out to join a 73-win team.

Author: 0 Murray's tribute to terror victims after easing into last eight

The three-time major champion is now 650-181 for his career, a.782 winning percentage. "The match itself was probably the most routine and comfortable win that Murray has notched since February, when he lifted his one title of the season to date in Dubai", says Simon Briggs of the Daily Telegraph .

Author: 0 Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

Ainslie's America's Cup challenger crew, who are seeking to bring the trophy "home" to Britain, was forced to quit after hearing a "bang" during what was set up to be a tight race against New Zealand . They pressured the Kiwis in the start box and the two ACC boats crossed the start-line together, but Team NZ hit 44 knots to the first mark - the fastest speed recorded so far this regatta - to establish control early.

Sports Leonid Slutsky takes Hull hot seat
Author: 0 Leonid Slutsky takes Hull hot seat

The Tigers have turned to the former CSKA Moscow and Russian Federation coach after Marco Silva left the club to take over at Watford last month , following Hull's relegation to the second tier . "Championship and League One". Slutsky has finally been given the chance he desired, now it is up to him to prove he has what it takes. He took charge of the Russian national side in 2015, although he remained in charge of CSKA, and was at the helm when they drew 1-1 with England in the group ...

Sports War Machine sentencing for attack on Christy Mack
Author: 0 War Machine sentencing for attack on Christy Mack

Following the assault, Koppenhaver fled from police before being captured a few days later and placed in custody while awaiting trial. The jury convicted Koppenhaver on a long list of charges including sexual assault, kidnapping, coercion and battery.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs New Zealand match today

Australia vs New Zealand live streaming, ICC Champions Trophy live streaming and cricket live streaming info follows. For New Zealand's captain, Kane Williamson , who top-scored on the day with a well-paced 100, the game was not completely wasted.

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 1

Golden State became the first club in National Basketball Association history to win 14 consecutive playoff games and the Warriors could be in the early years of a dynasty run to match legendary Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers teams.

Author: 0 Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?

It's rare that someone gets the better of Novak Djokovic on a tennis court, let alone make him smile, but Marcel Granollers managed to do just that in his first round loss at the French Open . Down two sets and having had his serve broken to be 2-1 down in the third, Granollers was slugging it out with The Joker in a desperate baseline rally to keep the match alive.

Author: 0 Girl kicked out of soccer tournament for looking like a boy

The family says Mili Hernandez's team was disqualified because organizers thought she was a boy. However, that fateful choice disqualified Mili and her team, Omaha's Azzuri Cachorros girls club, from playing in the Springfield Soccer Club girls tournament because the organizers believed Mili was a boy.

Sports Dillon takes NASCAR's longest race
Author: 0 Dillon takes NASCAR's longest race

Kevin Harvick will start alongside Kyle Busch today for NASCAR's longest race, a grueling 400-lap run on a 1 1/2-mile oval. "Couple more would've been nice", Truex said with a laugh. Hamlin had a fast pit stop on Lap 296, getting out ahead of Truex and Johnson to take the lead for the first time. Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski wrecked out early after spinning in oil Jeffrey Earnhardt left on the track.

Author: 0 Keselowski not big fan of Busch's reaction on losing

Brad Keselowski is sick of the way Kyle Busch's churlish behavior is often linked as an excuse for his desire to win. The No. 42 auto was out front by well over two seconds before a wreck by David Ragan forced a thrilling NASCAR Overtime finish.

Sports Andy Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters
Author: 0 Andy Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

Sorry that I don't remember much". Former top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki considers Svetlana Kuznetsova the favorite for their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday. But Svitolina, who needed treatment on her back at the start of the third set, broke and soon won on her second match point, when Martic hit a backhand into the net.

Sports NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Author: 0 NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes

Group celebrations , using the ball as a prop, celebrating on the ground and more won't draw an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty any longer. Twerking is still out. According to NFL Research , 22 of the league's 83 overtime periods over the past five years have lasted at least 10 minutes. The overtime change is being pushed as a player-safety initiative, but isn't likely to be popular with fans, especially if it results in more ties.

Sports Ravens sign CBs Boykins, Shabazz; Arrington fails physical
Author: 0 Ravens sign CBs Boykins, Shabazz; Arrington fails physical

The Bears signed him to a one-year contract last spring, but the injury landed him on injured reserve in August. He signed with the Carolina Panthers in March 2016, but was cut two months later. Boykin, 26, has played four National Football League seasons. Arrington's release is a result of a failed physical according to the Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec .

Sports Giants receiver Roger Lewis Jr. arrested, impaired driving
Author: 0 Giants receiver Roger Lewis Jr. arrested, impaired driving

The cops smelled weed and noticed signs of intoxication when they pulled him over. When asked to take a breathalyzer test, Lewis refused and was eventually taken into custody at around 5 PM on an OVI charge. This mistake could be costly for Lewis, though. The wideout caught seven passes for 97 yards in 13 games of work. Lewis, 23, will now be subject to the league's personal conduct policy and that could result in a fine or suspension, or both.