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Sports Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families
Author: 0 Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families

Hagelin iced the game with 14 seconds left when, with Rinne out of the goal in favor of an extra attacker, he scored into the empty net. Hornqvist used to play for the Predators but the team traded him to the Penguins in 2014, a front-office decision that last night came back to bite Nashville.

Author: 0 Mayweather vs McGregor fight date announced

Whether it's instinctual or intentional, if Conor McGregor attempts to do anything other than punch Floyd Mayweather Jr .in their boxing match August 26 , he'll pay a steep price. All of the rumors, all of the hints, and all of the trash talk that has been circulating for months has finally come together to create one of the biggest fights in the #History Of Boxing .

Sports Twins select high school SS Royce Lewis for 1st pick in draft
Author: 0 Twins select high school SS Royce Lewis for 1st pick in draft

Named national player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association, he impressed scouts with his all-around tools and teammates with his selfless attitude. The Cincinnati Reds select high school phenom Hunter Greene in the Major League Baseball draft. According to MLB .com, his fastball has been clocked at 102 miles per hour, a record for an amateur pitcher.

Author: 0 Blackhawks Draft Defenseman Henri Jokiharju With 29th Pick

With the Blackhawks hosting the National Hockey League draft for the first time, general manager Stan Bowman was reported to be was taking calls to move up and excite the hometown crowd at the United Center. Jokiharju added three assists in 11 postseason contests. In the third round with the 70th pick, the Blackhawks drafted forward Andrei Altybarmakyan, who is from Russian Federation, 5-10, 183 pounds and a left-handed shot.

Author: 0 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

The guard was selected No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers after they completed a trade with the Boston Celtics . And while some people - among them, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver - may think the one-and-done system needs to be revamped, Calipari disagrees.

Author: 0 Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

New Zealand worldwide winger Marco Rojas has told Four Four Two that fans should lay off striker Chris Wood following his display against Mexico . Oh, and don't forget New Zealand's defender Tommy Smith (he's number 20) who seemed to run from across the pitch, staunch as a rugby player, just to be part of the action.

Author: 0 Portugal Prepare For New Zealand Confederations Cup Test

Portugal won six of the last seven official games. It lost to Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup , and to Germany in the 2005 Confederations Cup . This will be the first senior meeting between Portugal , ranked eighth in the world, and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar.

Author: 0 Lakers Expect Ball to Elevate New Teammates

In particular, Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka foresee Ball making an immediate impact by unlocking his teammates' potential through his passing. "When you have that much cap space, we're going to be major players next summer". "Look at my face", Johnson said , smiling. "I think it's a good goal to set, so I'll definitely be chasing that" he said.

Author: 0 Kumble Cites Differences With Kohli As He Steps Down As Bowling Coach

However, despite the success, reports of a rift between Kohli and Kumble had started surfacing in the last couple of weeks before things turned way too ugly. I've always respected that and we have continued to maintain that as well", he added. "But it is the first time a known fighter like Anil did not stand up", said the former captain.

Author: 0 José Mourinho accused of €3,3m tax fraud in Spain

The prolific striker's future at the club was thrown into doubt last week when Portuguese newspaper " A Bola " reported that Ronaldo wanted to leave Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud. Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has been given a one-year prison sentence and fined 2million euros (£1.76million) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain .

Author: 0 Cameroon: FIFA Confederation Cup - Germany, Chile End Tie in Stalemate

It took Sanchez just six minutes to make his mark after Shkodran Mustafi's pass out of defence was deflected by Arturo Vidal into the path of Sanchez. Sanchez was close to making it 2-1 for Chile in the 48th minute but his freekick did not yield the desired result as the ball went inches over the crossbar.

Author: 0 F1-Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

Massa, Raikkonen, Renault's Jolyon Palmer and Bottas all had spins, while Haas's Kevin Magnussen, Palmer, Verstappen and Perez all had off-course moments. McLaren is the only team yet to score a point, and continues to be blighted by its unreliable Honda engine, prompting growing speculation that management is out of patience and considering a deal with Mercedes as its engine supplier.

Author: 0 Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

This was the second time he's done that this season, again, proving his dominance in the sport. Disappointing showing from Vettel , but what a thrilling final few minutes of Q3 - both Bottas and Hamilton improved on their previous best times.

Sports Koepka's win shows folly of focusing on a few stars
Author: 0 Koepka's win shows folly of focusing on a few stars

Brooks Koepka produced a back-nine birdie blitz to win the US Open here Sunday, becoming the seventh consecutive first-time victor of a major with a record-equalling four-shot victory at Erin Hills. I'm feeling really, really good about this golf course. "That par save was massive on 13", Koepka said. I've been trying to win so badly. "If I could do it over again, I'd play baseball-100 percent, no doubt", Koepka said.

Author: 0 Referees can stop games over discrimination at Confederation Cup

Although New Zealand are undoubtedly minnows of the footballing world, operating in the shadow of the country's more successful "All Blacks" rugby team, they have one of the brightest young managers in global football in Anthony Hudson. It features continental competition winners, the world champions and the Worlds Cup hosts. Here, we run through everything you need to know ahead of the 2017 edition, which looks set to act as a World Cup warm-up on and off the pitch.

Author: 0 Highlights of French Open 14th day

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. "To all my family watching, my Mom is here watching, I wouldn't be here without you". "It's just the way I play". One thing to keep in mind about Ostapenko: Her favorite surface is not the red clay used at the French Open .

Author: 0 Roger Federer reaches 11th Halle final after beating Karen Khachanov

Federer , the 18-time Grand Slam title victor who is building up for an assault on an eighth Wimbledon title next month, next faces 2016 Halle champion Florian Mayer for a place in the semi-finals. Federer won 7-6 (5), 6-4, and so far on the grass he looks solid, though a bit below his outrageously high standards. Khachanov even had two set points on Federer's serve at 5-6 but was unable to convert either as the world number five recovered and forced a tiebreak.

Sports Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup
Author: 0 Kiwis lay down challenge in America's Cup

Team New Zealand needs to win four more races to return the Auld Mug to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland, where it resided from 1995-2003. "We will go and put some hours in now, and have a look back through through all the data and all the video and sharpen up, and we'll come out swinging tomorrow".

Sports Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul
Author: 0 Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

Reporter Samuel Forey , who worked for a number of French media organisations including French daily Le Figaro , also suffered light injuries. French Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen paid tribute to a " great war correspondent ", in a post on the ministerial Twitter account.

Sports Warren Gatland: Lions weaknesses 'fixable' for second Test
Author: 0 Warren Gatland: Lions weaknesses 'fixable' for second Test

I think we're in a good place , if we weren't creating line breaks I'd be a anxious man sitting here. Centre Jonathan Davies agreed with his team-mate, saying: "Poor discipline and errors probably cost us and to be fair to the All Blacks they were very clinical as always".

Sports All Blacks outclass Lions in first Test
Author: 0 All Blacks outclass Lions in first Test

One of Read's most crucial acts was at the back of a fast-advancing scrum when he picked up a wobbling ball and flicked up a right-handed offload to halfback Aaron Smith as he was falling. Smith will go through the relevant protocols this week. Ioane was a surprise pick for the All Blacks' clash with the Lions at Eden Park, particularly since his inclusion at left wing meant there was no place for Julian Savea, the big Wellingtonian who has made the spot his own since 2012.

Sports Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
Author: 0 Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Suddenly, nearly all players from both teams flock to the scene and begin punching and headbutting each other as helpless officials watch on. The match can last for 120 minutes also. He scored his 20th worldwide goal - and New Zealand's first for 334 minutes - when latching onto a deflected through ball from Clayton Lewis. Oh, and don't forget New Zealand's defender Tommy Smith (he's number 20) who seemed to run from across the pitch, staunch as a rugby player, just to be part of the ...

Author: 0 Magic Johnson Praises D'Angelo Russell Then Throws Him Under the Bus

After raving about the Lakers' draft picks, Johnson then predicted his spending strategy will work. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP ) - Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time National Basketball Association champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

Author: 0 Butler trade jolts first round

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Markelle Fultz already has his first turnover as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers . In the piece Fultz chronicles his journey to becoming the first player taken, thanking the people who helped him get to this point.

Author: 0 Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft

McPhee provided some fascinating food for thought in his press conference following the league's announcement of all 30 teams' available and protected players . 1 goalie. Among those left unprotected, and available to the Golden Knights in the draft, were goalies Cam Ward and Eddie Lack, forwards Lee Stempniak and Joakim Nordstrom, and defenseman Klas Dahlbeck.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during his time at Madrid

May 24, 2017 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match. He scored eight goals and made six assists in La Liga for Real Madrid last season but only made 13 starts in the Spanish top flight. According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Real Madrid because he believes the European champions did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman.

Sports Tyler Lydon picked 24th overall; off to Denver Nuggets
Author: 0 Tyler Lydon picked 24th overall; off to Denver Nuggets

He scored 14 points and snared seven rebounds in back-to-back NCAA Tournament wins in 2016, though he struggled in the team's Final Four loss to North Carolina with just eight points on 3-of-9 shooting. After trading out of the 13th overall pick, Denver made a decision to pull the trigger on the sharpshooter who is regarded as one of the best pure shooters in the draft.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of £3.3mn tax fraud in Spain

The Spanish public prosecutor's office estimates that the amounts total €3,304,670 euros, of which €1,611,537 are related to 2011 and €1,693,133 are related to 2012. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he had made from image rights.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of defrauding Spain of $3.6 million

Despite winning the Champions League and La Liga with Real Madrid, the Portuguese was reportedly considering a move away from Spain following tax fraud allegations. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits".

Author: 0 Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan

His subsequent pole benchmark was especially notable because he only had time for one warm-up lap out of the pits despite Mercedes having appeared to struggle more than its direct rivals to get its tyres up to temperature. "This year being the second time here, it should be easier for everybody, even though the cars are different and we have slightly different tires".

Sports Alvaro Arbeloa: Former Liverpool and West Ham defender retires
Author: 0 Alvaro Arbeloa: Former Liverpool and West Ham defender retires

The defender called time on a professional career spanning 15 years with an announcement in Spanish newspaper Marca . Besides being a prominent figure as full back for the clubs, he earned 56 caps for Spain's national team. "Physically I was ok to keep playing". Prior to Arbeloa's time at the Santiago Bernabeu, he made nearly 100 appearances for Liverpool between 2006 and 2009.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid

Angel Di Maria has agreed a deal with Spain's state prosecutor in which the former Real Madrid forward admits two counts of tax fraud of nearly €1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence. Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011/12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer.

Sports NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick
Author: 0 NBA Draft round-up: Philadelphia 76ers take Markelle Fultz with No 1 pick

The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder is prepared to play either position in the backcourt. That is not just me talking because I am a player. Then Keith [Fultz's trainer] hit me up and said, "New plan". "We're going to summer league and we're going to try to look and see as numerous young players and how they're developing and what their health status is".

Author: 0 Mourinho Accused of Tax Evasion in Spain as Ronaldo Gets Hearing Date

Mourinho left Real Madrid in the summer of 2013. The cases are about the profits made from image rights, not salaries from their clubs. 'I'm a Man United fan, and my kids love him, so I hope that he'll be back. 1 on July 31. And while Ronaldo was said to be frustrated at a lack of backing from Madrid chief Florentino Perez, he has reportedly been given some support by Barcelona's Neymar.

Sports Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou
Author: 0 Germany far too good, says Australia boss Postecoglou

Bet365 Sports is offering the top lines for all Confederations Cup matches and prior to first-touch today, the United Kingdom sportsbook has posted its odds, which are in favor of the Germans at 1.36, but Australia , whom plays very well against the Germans is at 9.50! "They're putting themselves out there and testing themselves as we want them to".

Author: 0 It's a freshman run in the National Basketball Association draft

In 2016, he played in the McDonald's All-American Game. Coaching could be done at all hours of the day. Phoenix selected versatile forward Josh Jackson from Kansas with the fourth choice before ultra-quick point guard De'Aaron Fox of Kentucky was snapped up by the Sacramento Kings .

Author: 0 National Hockey League notebook: Fleury must adjust to new role in Vegas

GOALTENDERS: Fleury was long expected to be the man in net for Vegas, which also got a 2020 second-round pick from the Pittsburgh Penguins for the agreement to select the 32-year-old with three Stanley Cup rings. Vegas stocked its roster in the expansion draft Wednesday night, and now New Jersey is on the clock with the No. 1 pick of the amateur draft beginning Friday night at the United Center.

Author: 0 Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Results, Times from Friday's Practice

Sebastian Vettel was the quickest of the two Ferraris in third while the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton , who failed to set a time on the quickest tyres, were fifth and sixth respectively. With 20 minutes left, the red flag halted the session after Perez mangled both wheels on the right side of his auto snaking through into a tight Turn 8.

Sports Sixers get No. 1 pick from Celtics
Author: 0 Sixers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

The 76ers have the No. 1 overall pick; the Celtics have the third overall pick. Croatian forward Saric was asked on Twitter about the young group melding into a championship team and replied, "It will be hard but I hope with young team we got big chance to be dominant".

Author: 0 PSG star Angel di Maria handed one-year prison sentence

The 32-year-old four-time World Footballer of the Year is alleged to have not paid the correct taxes from 2011 to 2014. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup and scored the winning goal in Wednesday's 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in Moscow.

Sports Watford set for Hughes capture
Author: 0 Watford set for Hughes capture

The 22-year-old, who is now involved with the England Under-21's at the 2017 European Championships, has been a key first team player for the Rams over recent years, making over 160 league appearances for the club. Speaking to the Telegraph last season, Hughes hit out at players who choose to be a sub over playing regular football in the top-flight. He said: "You look at players in the Premier League at big teams, turning 20, 21, and not getting a sniff.

Sports McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief
Author: 0 McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief

Mayweather, 40, has been retired since September 2015, when he bowed out with a defeat of Andre Berto that took his professional record to 49-0. UFC president Dana White was a guest on ESPN and explained exactly when and how the fight will go down.

Author: 0 Sports Di Maria Bags One Year Imprisonment Over Tax Evasion

The deal will have to be ratified by a judge when the case goes to court. After public support and being comforted by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants to remain with the club, as if he was ever leaving.

Author: 0 Spanish prosecutors accuse Jose Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Real Madrid and Manchester United are not directly involved. A prosecutor says he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit", during his time as the Real Madrid boss. was in compliance with all tax obligations". Ronaldo has made a tremendous impact since he joined Real from Manchester United in 2009. Ronaldo reportedly has considered moving out of the country and playing somewhere else due to accusations against him.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson: Lonzo Ball is "new face of Lakers"

His cool playmaking turned UCLA into the highest-scoring team in Division I, and he scored 14.6 points per game despite an unorthodox shot. "For me it's just fun, what I love to do". As a general manager, Pelinka is surely infatuated with the player he just selected - and he wants to promote positive dialogue around the player, which is positive for Pelinka because his job depends upon Ball excelling.

Author: 0 Armed man rams vehicle into police van in Paris

Under this bill, the state of emergency would be extended from July 15, its current expiration date, until November 1. PARIS (AP) - French police detained four family members of a man who was killed after ramming his vehicle into a Paris police convoy, as authorities struggled Tuesday to explain how the Champs-Elysees attacker was able to keep his gun permit despite being monitored for links to extremism.