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Sports Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller
Author: 0 Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

England had controlled possession and earlier been given the lead by second half substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain only to concede twice late on. Speaking after the final whistle, Kane suggested that he and his team were content with the outcome of the match, which leaves England three points clear at the top of their World Cup qualifying group.

Sports Hamilton wins Canadian GP pole, ties Senna on all-time list
Author: 0 Hamilton wins Canadian GP pole, ties Senna on all-time list

Speechless. I know that Ayrton was for many of you your favourite driver, and he was the same for me. "To match him and to receive this is the greatest honour ". It means the Briton now has 65 poles, just three shy of Michael Schumacher's overall record, and the same amount amassed by the legendary Senna, whose family arranged for a special prize to be handed to Hamilton.

Author: 0 Penguins vs. Predators 2017

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne watches from the bench during the second period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. It looks nothing like Games 1 through 4, in which the Predators controlled the flow of play most of the time . Crosby and Subban became tangled up behind the Nashville net late in the first period, with Crosby ended up on top of Subban.

Sports Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinical display
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinical display

Th. Now that both teams are only two games away from winning a Stanley Cup , the Pittsburgh Penguins must decide if Murray will stay the course or if they will start Marc-Andre Fleury again. Sissons' penalty was one of 14 given to the Predators with 10 handed out to Pittsburgh for a total of 100 penalty minutes. The six goals allowed were a postseason-high for Nashville, which had allowed five goals only twice, with one an empty-netter by Anaheim.

Sports Anil Kumble to Remain India Coach till West Indies Tour
Author: 0 Anil Kumble to Remain India Coach till West Indies Tour

One of India's biggest news house NDTV have reported that the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), comprising of Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman- have chose to keep Anil Kumble as the coach of the Indian cricket team.

Sports The future of women's tennis is now: French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko
Author: 0 The future of women's tennis is now: French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko

Her win makes her the youngest Roland Garros champion since Iva Majoli in 1997, and the youngest Slam victor since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open. She's the first competitor - man or woman - to win make the French her first career title since Gustavo Kuerten accomplished that feat in 1997, the day Ostapenko was born.

Sports Ryan Burnett expected dream world title fight to be cut short
Author: 0 Ryan Burnett expected dream world title fight to be cut short

Ryan Burnett celebrates victory. "When it happened, it was as if it's happened before; I knew exactly how to deal with it". It doesn't bother me - a ring is a ring. Haskins, 34, claimed it was a 50-50 fight but admitted he was confident. Burnett has gained the plaudits of his trainer Adam Booth who called his training camp "flawless".

Author: 0 How ref's mistake turned NBA Finals Game 4 into chaos

In a fashion eerily reminiscent of the Cavaliers' Game 7 upset of a year ago, Golden State scored the final 11 points of Game 3 to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, with Durant scoring the eventual go-ahead field goal, capping his 14-point fourth quarter.

Sports America's Cup: What's up next for Team New Zealand
Author: 0 America's Cup: What's up next for Team New Zealand

Both America's Cup Challenger Playoffs semi-finals will be decided by a first to five points race format, with the winners of each Semi-Final then facing each other in the finals of the Challenger Playoffs. Great Britain's bid to qualify for the main event was delayed after light winds forced organisers to postpone Wednesday's races. "It'll be a real battle but we are up for it and looking forward to it".

Sports Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal
Author: 0 Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

As Outteridge steered his 50-foot foiling catamaran toward the finish line, onboard microphones picked him up saying, "Yeah, boys!" But if New Zealand emerge victorious, they have said they will look to return to the cup's less structured roots, something which might make it harder for SoftBank Team Japan , who bought their design from the holders, to commit to.

Author: 0 Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

Teams that win Game Five of a tied series have won the Cup 17 of the previous 24 times . Six different players scored goals in the Penguins' rout of the Nashville Predators on Thursday night in Pittsburgh . From Malkin (goal and an assist) and Kessel (goal and two assists) to goals from Justin Schultz and Ron Hainsey to a shutout performance from Matt Murray, everyone in a Penguins jersey stepped up.

Author: 0 Cavs halt Warriors' flawless postseason, party in Game 4

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. The Warriors lead defending champion Cleveland 3-1 in the best-of-seven series and can capture their second crown in three years by winning Monday before a home crowd.

Sports Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement
Author: 0 Man Utd Reportedly Agree Personal Terms With Zlatan Ibrahimovic Replacement

Manchester United's search for an elite striker could be about to come to a very satisfying conclusion with Alvaro Morata likely to join the club. "He doesn't want to have another season like this one". He said: "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role". Morata has only started 14 games for Madrid this season and is said to have found his lack of playing time extremely frustrating.

Sports Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Predators Fish-Throwing Fan
Author: 0 Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Predators Fish-Throwing Fan

PITTSBURGH-It was then-Ottawa coach Paul MacLean who said a few years ago, "They should rename the game of hockey and call it goalie". "It's fun. We're excited". "I believe all of them were odd, three-on-twos and two-on-ones makes it more hard". The Penguins , held to 12 shots in their 5-3 victory in Game 1 , launched 27 shots at Rinne and Saros.

Author: 0 Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament

Sinn Féin's Northern leader, Michelle O'Neill said unionist parties had received less than 50 per cent of the vote in Thursday's election, the first time that this has happened since Northern Ireland was created after partition. By winning 12 additional seats in Scotland, Ruth Davidson played a significant part in helping Theresa May to stay in Downing Street. Gay marriage is banned in Northern Ireland, as is abortion except for when the life of the mother is in danger.

Sports All-round India too good for Pakistan at Edgbaston
Author: 0 All-round India too good for Pakistan at Edgbaston

It also meant he was unable to bat as Pakistan , chasing a revised target of 289 in 41 overs in a rain-affected match, slumped to 164 for nine after India had piled up 319 for three in 48 overs. "You do enjoy playing against them". Pakistan played pathetic cricket facing a huge total during rain interruptions and surrendered meekly in the end.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India win toss, choose to bowl against SA

Both India and South Africa have two points from their two Group B matches and the victor at The Oval will advance to the semi-finals while the losers will be eliminated. Both India and South Africa will fight to secure their position for the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals. · Virat Kohli ( India ) has posted 50+ in two of his last three ODI innings against South Africa; recording knocks of 138 and 77.

Sports Eddie Jones says England's win over Argentina a 'tremendous effort'
Author: 0 Eddie Jones says England's win over Argentina a 'tremendous effort'

Ford slotted a penalty to keep his flawless goal-kicking record in the match intact, then converted a brilliantly constructed try that winger Jonny May claimed. Another seven uncapped players were named on the bench, but Ford had nothing but praise for the contribution made by the new, young faces. Ford kicked his seventh goal from eight attempts to finish with a 23-point haul and wrap up a breathtaking victory in the first of two Tests that enabled England to get back to winning ...

Sports Halep, Ostapenko to clash for French Open title
Author: 0 Halep, Ostapenko to clash for French Open title

Having battled back from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals, she survived another battle to beat second seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3, ultimately making her clay-court prowess count. A year before that, she lost in the first round of qualifying at Roland Garros. Bacsinszky received treatment on her right knee and consulted with the tournament doctor.

Author: 0 Cavaliers in same position as last year, but challenge tougher vs. Warriors

The Cavaliers made history a year ago when they won the title: Before they did it in 2016, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Finals . And Kevin (Love ) shot the ball well . The customarily selfless player makes it all about him, wildly gesturing and strutting about, driving head coach Steve Kerr and assistant Mike Brown insane, teetering on the edge of a second technical and ejection.

Sports Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans
Author: 0 Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans

But here's what happened. Draymond Green was suspended for Game 5, Steph Curry wasn't healthy throughout the playoffs, and the team was mentally and physically worn out after chasing the regular-season record. He's been huge for our success the last three years, and they did a - they have done a great job of putting him in the game plan and neutralizing what he does best, and that's offensive rebound and giving us extra possessions.

Author: 0 Ostapenko mounts comeback against Halep to win French Open

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko rallied after dropping the first set and going down 0-3 in the second to shock No. 3 seed Simona Halep on Saturday to capture the French Open women's championship for her first Grand Slam title. Winning over the famous tennis player Simona Halep will definitely become the brightest moment in Jelena's career. The incredibly powerful hitting that had been a staple of Ostapenko's run to the final was evident from the very first game.

Author: 0 India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas

Among the Indian bowlers from the current squad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (51.55), Umesh Yadav (55.66) and Ravichandran Ashwin (54.20), all average above 50 with the ball against South Africa . It is unlikely to have the same support in Cardiff tomorrow and it will have to be seen how much it impacts on the team performance. Pakistan and Sri Lanka head into their concluding group Champions Trophy group match knowing it's a virtual "quarter-final" after producing two of the tournament's ...

Author: 0 Rafael Nadals heads to his 10th French Open final defeating Thiem

A succession of Wawrinka winners left the world No.1 helpless in the final set as the 32-year-old fittingly brought an end to more than four-and-a-half hours of sensational tennis in the Paris sunshine with a brilliant backhand victor to reach his fourth career Grand Slam final.

Author: 0 Smith, Machado HRs get Orioles started in 3-2 win over Bosox

Rodriguez was one of Boston's best pitchers to start the season, but was roughed up in Baltimore on Thursday night to the tune of seven runs off eight hits over 5.2 innings. Entering Sunday's games the Red Sox find themselves on the other end of the spectrum now sitting second to last in team home runs."He slipped on the mound and just extended his knee a little bit", Pawtucket manager Kevin Boles told Baseball America.

Author: 0 Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic

With the Stanley Cup Final tied at 2 and up for grabs, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are two victories away from hoisting the Stanley Cup. What's next: Game 6 in Sunday night in Nashville , where the Predators are 9-1 in the playoffs. Sissons was given a match penalty, triggering the review.

Author: 0 Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

During the 72-hour break between Games 2 and 3, Predators coach Peter Laviolette was asked repeatedly if he meant to bench Rinne. "When these guys play a committed, inspired game the way they do and they execute, then their talent and their instincts are going to take over", Sullivan said.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes by two lengths over Irish War Cry

Tapwrit finished sixth in the 20-horse Kentucky Derby. "It's our home base so it's always an advantage", Pletcher acknowledged. "I don't think there's any secret that Jose's been a rising star for the last few years, and he's just a phenomenal rider", Pletcher said.

Author: 0 Canadian GP: "Lewis was better today" - Vettel

Last year's fastest was 1:12:812, by Hamilton, who's won the Canadian Grand Prix five times. Vettel's impressive lap of one minute and 12.572 seconds was enough to finish almost three tenths ahead of Raikkonen with Hamilton 0.354 sec off the pace.

Author: 0 Australia to defend 277 against England to qualify for semis

The England captain straightaway chose to go after the Aussie bowling - smashing three fours off Josh Hazlewood's second over. England , despite being rocked by the wickets of Jason Roy and Alex Hales in the first two overs, were confident in their approach with Morgan revealing his intentions quite early.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby 'dribbles' PK Suban's head on ice, throws things from bench

One that can't get back to the creature comforts of Smashville fast enough. "Matt, I think, understands his game and how he needs to play in order to help this team win, and he believes in himself and we believe in him", Sullivan said. Also, what he allegedly did to P.K. Subban while on the ice. Saros stopped 12 of the 15 shots he faced. He's stopped just 34 of 45 in Pittsburgh during the series.

Author: 0 Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

The animosity between Sidney Crosby and P.K. Subban has only intensified as the 2017 Stanley Cup Final continues, but it finally boiled over into something questionable on the ice in Game 5. "Obviously you don't want to look back yet, but I've been playing for a long time and never had this opportunity". Crosby likened Subban's takedown to "some UFC move".

Author: 0 England show their 'character' as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland

Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "Obviously I was wearing the armband today but I think we've got a lot of leaders in the team". Amin Younes added the fourth seven minutes before the break while Shkodran Mustafi added a fifth two minutes after the restart. Griffiths levelled the scores with a brilliantly executed free-kick that beat Hart to his left, before a second set-piece three minutes later sailed past Hart at the other side of the goal .

Sports Last-lap pass gives Keselowski victory in Pocono Green 250 — XFINITY SERIES
Author: 0 Last-lap pass gives Keselowski victory in Pocono Green 250 — XFINITY SERIES

It nearly worked. For several laps, Keselowski and Justin Allgaier fought for position behind Larson, and it seemed the race would be for second. Larson, Sadler and Daniel Suarez rounded out the top five in Pocono. "He found it and he brought the thing home". "It looked like (Larson's) vehicle was struggling just a little bit". "From there, it was just a drag race down Long Pond, where we just inched in front of them at the right time", Keselowski said.

Sports Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris
Author: 0 Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris

Coming in to this I hadn't won a set here so I'm just so excited to be here...." The victor Saturday will be a first-time Grand Slam champion. The men's doubles final is also Saturday, with two Americans on opposite sides: Ryan Harrison of the US and Michael Venus of New Zealand go up against Donald Young of the USA and Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico.

Author: 0 Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep

Ty Lue and LeBron knows the Warriors will not change their own style unless they absolutely need to. "I didn't want to travel, and Draymond was kind of playing Double T, and Double T kind of had his back towards me, so I just threw it off the glass and went and got it".

Author: 0 Tiger Woods DUI Arrest Video Shows Stumbling, Star Blames Medication Mix

The officers notice that the athlete had fallen asleep behind the wheel, so they asked him to perform a field sobriety test , hence the footage we're talking about. When asked to walk a straight line by going heel-to-toe nine times, Woods staggered from the starting position. According to a police report obtained by "Extra", an officer found Woods asleep at the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes just after 2 a.m.

Author: 0 Glenn Maxwell targets Bangladesh bowlers in must-win Champions Trophy clash

Bangladesh were bowled out for a lowly 182 and Smith's side were looking comfortable at 83 for one when rain stopped play just before 6.45pm. But the umpires are there to make a decision. Smith said the team had been told not to leave their hotel on Saturday. The washout leaves Australia's chances of progress hanging in the balance after their first game against New Zealand was also halted by rain.

Author: 0 Klopp puts Southampton playmaker on Liverpool radar

The Reds were forced into issueing an apology following claims the Saints £70million-rated star met Jurgen Klopp in secret. It's safe to say that there is very little clarity on where Liverpool stand as far as Virgil van Dijk is concerned.

Author: 0 Victory or bust as thrilling Champions Trophy climax looms

Although he is well aware of the criticism that would come with elimination at the group stage, India captain Kohli is remaining upbeat and he called on his players to embrace the high-stakes nature of their showdown with South Africa . South Africa's next five overs: 8, 8, 4, 7, 8. The bowlers did brilliantly to restrict India to 321. A stand of 159 between Danushka Gunathilaka (76) and Kusal Mendis (89) set the platform for the victory and, after both were run out, captain Angelo ...

Sports We are not invincible, says Kohli ahead of 'virtual quarters'
Author: 0 We are not invincible, says Kohli ahead of 'virtual quarters'

All thanks to the key contibutions from Mendis, who scored 89 off 93 balls, and Danushka Gunathilaka who hit 76 runs in just 72 balls and the captain Angelo Mathews - Not out, who scored a half century in just 45 balls. His opening partner Rohit Sharma and veteran MS Dhoni contributed with their respective fifties. Now all four teams in Group B have a must give the game at their hands if they are to qualify for the semi-finals.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - Pekka Rinne is a friendly, polite man off the ice. Slipping the puck past him is one of the few ways to anger the 6-5 Finn. Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel played a role in finishing, but it all started from the back end with a style of play that emulates Letang.

Sports Three share lead after two rounds at St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Three share lead after two rounds at St. Jude Classic

While he has 12 victories on the European Tour, Schwartzel has just one other win on the PGA Tour , coming at last season's Valspar Championship. He was alone atop the leaderboard after a birdie on the par-four second but bogeyed the eighth. He went off on the back nine, opening with a 24-foot birdie putt on the par-4 10th and following it up with birdies on the 14th, 16th and 17th holes to turn in four-under 31.

Sports Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix pole, ties Senna on all-time list
Author: 0 Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix pole, ties Senna on all-time list

A big, big thank-you to the Senna family and everyone here. Had Senna been watching, he would have been proud of his disciple. "The auto was good, he was flawless, and thank god the Ferraris are behind". "It's was a sexy lap". "A great lap. I can't believe it came together so well". "At places like this, if you get one corner wrong, you're going to lose massive lap time", he said.

Sports Aguilar's 2-out hit backs Nelson as Brewers beat Giants 6-3
Author: 0 Aguilar's 2-out hit backs Nelson as Brewers beat Giants 6-3

The Giants would respond with three runs in the top of the third to take a 3-1 lead. Aguilar went 2 for 4. San Francisco Giants' Ty Blach is almost hit by a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Milwaukee.

Author: 0 Harry Kane set to captain England against Scotland

Subs: Oxlade-Chamberlain 7, Sterling n/a, Defoe n/a. The effort was straight at Gordon but the keeper could only flap at it and help it into the net. "It was brilliant for him that in a pressure moment he executed a skill that he made look easier than it actually was". Scotland boss Strachan was proud of his side's performance, though, comparing it to a middleweight boxer clashing with a heavyweight.

Sports Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup
Author: 0 Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup

That has fuelled rumours that United could turn to Bale after cooling their approach for Antoine Griezmann following the French forward's confirmation on Sunday that he would not be leaving Atletico Madrid this summer. With a third Champions League title in four seasons secured, having dethroned Barca for their first La Liga silverware since 2012, there were wild celebrations in Madrid .