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Author: 0 PENS ON 11: Penguins treating Cup Final like business as usual

It means that an American coach will win the Stanley Cup for the seventh time . And while the Pittsburgh Penguins won't sweep the Nashville Predators as the Detroit Red Wings did in winning their second straight Cup in 1998, they should make history as the first repeat victor of the salary cap era.

Author: 0 IndyCar hero Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint hours after Indy 500 qualifying

Luckily Davies-Dixon's purse and identification were recovered and no one was hurt. Two suspects, a 14- and 15-year-old, were apprehended later in connection with the crime. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and make a changing decision. Franchitti, from Scotland, was a three-time Indy victor who retired in 2013 following a concussion and neck injuries suffered in a crash during the Grand Prix of Houston.

Author: 0 Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Meanwhile, victory was a bonus for Petra Kvitova as the Czech left-hander made an emotional return to the limelight, breezing into the second round in her first competitive match since a burglar stuck a knife through her playing hand. She takes the match 6-2, 6-2. She can likely say goodbye to her number one WTA ranking, depending on how the rest of the French Open goes. One of the most universally well-liked players in the sport, congratulations quickly poured in, including from ...

Author: 0 LMFAO!! LeBron James Finally Admits He's Going Bald

As good as he was on the court, the Celtics have to be kicking themselves for not doing more with the time James on the bench in the second quarter which in hindsight, was among the bigger factors in them now returning home facing elimination as opposed to being tied at two games apiece in this series.

Author: 0 Irfan Pathan backs India to defend Champions Trophy title

Virat Kohli the aggressive captain is known for his misbehavior and misconduct with journalist. "We needed to strengthen our lower middle order contribution", Kohli said. "From that point of view, it is exciting for me". His side comes into the Champions Trophy eighth in the ICC ODI rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in the upcoming tournament.

Sports Luiz: My Chelsea gamble has paid off
Author: 0 Luiz: My Chelsea gamble has paid off

The Brazilian surprised many when he returned to Stamford Bridge in August past year to kick off a second spell at the club, leaving Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain in the process. While excited about the future at Stamford Bridge, Terry admits he is yet to take a decision on his own. Luiz has featured 37 times for Chelsea in all competitions this season, taking up a key role in the heart of the three-man backline adopted in October.

Author: 0 Cavs back in NBA Finals

James didn't speak to reporters on Saturday either, leaving Love to serve as the team's unofficial spokesman as the sports world inched closer to a matchup that seemed destined from the moment last season's Finals ended. Yet it didn't feel that way at TD Garden, which had more the feeling of an appreciative wake than a funeral. "We see that the team to get past is Cleveland , and right now we're not there", said Celtics big man Al Horford , who is now 1-15 against James in his ...

Sports Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by 1 stroke
Author: 0 Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by 1 stroke

After igniting the crowd with an up-and-down to save par on the final hole, Spieth stood on a chair near the scoring area to peer over the crowd at the 18th green . Simpson had a 71 to finish fifth at 8 under. Although he has officially joined the PGA Tour , his comments about how much this European PGA victory would mean was music to the ears of European Tour CEO Keith Pelley.

Sports Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game
Author: 0 Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

World number one Andy Murray is seeded to face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka in the last four. Amanda Anisimova, a 15-year-old from New Jersey, became the first player born in 2001 to earn a spot in a Grand Slam main draw when she claimed the U.S.

Author: 0 James leads Cavaliers back into NBA Finals

Cleveland won an epic seven-game series past year, bringing Cleveland its first championship in decades and the Warriors beat the Cavs in six in 2015. The Celtics finish the season having won the Eastern Conference regular-season title, and advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2012.

Author: 0 Langer wins record ninth Champions Tour major

Bernhard Langer , after winning the 2017 Senior PGA Championship , owns the record for the most senior major titles with nine. Langer's latest challenge came at the beginning of last season, when golf's governing bodies banned the anchored putting stroke he had used for more than a decade.

Author: 0 Takuma Sato wins the 101st Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato's race-winning pass. According to IndyCar, Sato is the first Japanese driver to win the Indy 500. Ryan Hunter-Reay seemed to be on the precipice of his second win at the Brickyard before his engine failed. “In my generation, hes the best, ” said Tony Kanaan , the 2013 victor of the Indy 500 and Dixons teammate. "You hold on and believe in the safety progress we've made".

Sports Irving leads Cavs comeback against Celtics
Author: 0 Irving leads Cavs comeback against Celtics

Just as fittingly, Kyrie Irving assisted on the basket - a 3-point shot with 2:41 left in the third quarter to increase the Cavaliers' lead to 103-71. It's tough to get much more efficient than 42 points on 15-of-22 shooting from the field, 4-of-7 beyond the arc, and 8-of-9 from the free throw line.

Author: 0 Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to win Indy 500

He finished on the podium one time: at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2004. Make no mistake, the two-time Formula One World Champion can absolutely win the Indianapolis 500 on debut. "I felt the noise, the engine friction, I backed off and I saw the smoke and yeah, it's a shame", Alonso said. He still drank from a carton of milk to close out his experience at Indy, and didnt rule out a potential return.

Sports NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences
Author: 0 NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

Five other ACC programs were chosen to host games - North Carolina, Louisville, Florida State, Wake Forest and Clemson. Other host schools include Arkansas, Florida, Houston, Kentucky, Long Beach State, Louisiana State, Oregon State, Southern Mississippi, Stanford, TCU and Texas Tech.

Author: 0 James the maestro as Jordan displaced

The Los Angeles Lakers had set the previous record of 12 straight wins in potential elimination games from 2000-2004. (Love was out due to a shoulder injury he suffered after getting tangled up with Kelly Olynyk in Game 4 of the first round.) The Warriors would go on to defeat the Cavs in six games, securing the franchise's fourth championship.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter's Jersey Retirement Officially Caps a New York Yankees Era

As late as Friday night, Derek Jeter's day at Yankee Stadium was supposed to be Derek Jeter's night, with The Captain's number retirement ceremony to take place around 6:30 p.m. He rode to the infield in a golf cart as Frank Sinatra's version of "My Way" was played. You dont come up requesting numbers when youre 20 years old, so I took what they gave me.”.

Author: 0 NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

Harvick now sits in sixth place in the Monster Energy Cup standings, 142 points behind current leader Kyle Larson . Thursday night's pole is the third of the season for Harvick, and his second-straight at Charlotte Motor Speedway . Truex collected 10 points toward his race total and earned one playoff point for the segment victory. But, in Busch's view, things are looking up.

Author: 0 Cloud Computing pulls surprise to win Preakness

Classic Empire looked to have the race won at the turn, but Cloud Computing found some extra resources from somewhere, drew level and managed to take the race by a nose. He is notorious for giving his horses plenty of time between starts. "He was a better horse yesterday than he was two weeks ago for the Kentucky Derby ", Casse said of Classic Empire .

Author: 0 Alonso out of Indy 500 after engine failure

Michael Andretti gave his driver a big hug. Last year, it was with Northern California rookie Alexander Rossi , who finished seventh Sunday. Fernando Alonso's decision to temporarily ditch Formula One failed to pay dividends as engine failure forced him out of a crash-disrupted Indianapolis 500.

Author: 0 Vettel extends Championship lead

Raikkonen, who had started on pole for the first time in almost nine years, bossed the early running, but Ferrari's decision to pit him five laps earlier than Vettel scuppered his hopes of winning. "With the strategy, it's very hard for the leading auto to get jumped by the second vehicle unless the team decide to favour the other vehicle, so that's very clear".

Sports Older tennis players still hold the court
Author: 0 Older tennis players still hold the court

That trio's reasons for being absent? However, Roger Federer has made a decision to skip this one. Williams is pregnant and due in the fall, with plans to return to the tour in 2018. Without them, there is no clear favorite to take the title. Former US Open runner-up Roberta Vinci could not find a way to end her losing streak at Roland Garros and lost in the first round of the French Open again.

Sports Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major
Author: 0 Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

Langer, a 10-time member of the European Ryder Cup team, won two majors during his career on the regular tour, the 1985 and 1993 Masters at Augusta National. Langer drove into the fairway, landed his approach within six feet and sank the putt for the second birdie in his round. "I missed a lot of putts out there".

Author: 0 LeBron James faces Kevin Durant in the Finals again

And while James now leads in the playoff point totals, he still lags Jordan's regular-season point total. An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. Kevin Love was reminded that Warriors forward Draymond Green said earlier this season that he wants to "destroy and annihilate" the Cavs in the Finals.

Sports Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco
Author: 0 Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Manchester City are looking for a hat-trick of signings from French champions AS Monaco , with Bernardo Silva already in the bag and a deal for Benjamin Mendy in progress and said to be advancing quickly. Jurgen Klopp was forced to field a midfield player in James Milner at left-back all season, as he preferred the 31-year-old's experience over an error-prone Alberto Moreno.

Sports Post-Match Reaction With Marco Silva
Author: 0 Post-Match Reaction With Marco Silva

Their survival hopes turned from dim to desperate after 34 minutes when more slack defending allowed an unmarked Benteke to head in Andros Townsend's corner without even having to brush shoulders with Hull's back-line. "It's like two cup finals now to us", said Silva, whose contract runs out at the end of the season. "When you prepare for a final and you give one goal away in the first minutes, it's very hard".

Author: 0 NBA Cleveland Cavaliers power into third straight Finals

Cleveland now leads the series 3-1 with game five in Boston tomorrow morning (AEST). "( We) went through some tough times in the regular season, but we knew we had confidence to be great ", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. James had 20 points and Deron Williams added 14 at the intermission. Even though the score was still close at the end of four quarters, the Celtics exposed a number of weaknesses that they could use to their advantage in Game 4 tonight.

Author: 0 Ferrari have given Vettel preferential treatment, says Hamilton

Button's crash with Wehrlein was the major talking point of a largely processional affair here at the principality, which ended with Vettel moving 25 points - the equivalent of a race victory - clear of Hamilton in the championship race. The auto of Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany is pushed from the track during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Author: 0 Mourinho set for bumper five-year deal at Manchester United

Rooney was also omitted from Gareth Southgate s England squad announced in March, although he was carrying a knee injury at the time. "I've got some decisions to make now over the next few weeks so I will talk with my family and then I'll decide".

Author: 0 Sixth place finish for Shane Lowry at PGA Championship

The 13th-ranked Noren had to wait before he could really celebrate the ninth and biggest victory of his career, and a first prize of 894,000 pounds ($1.14 million). Noren, who had four victories in a spectacular season a year ago, picked up a cheque for $1.16 million as he claimed his ninth tour win. Thomas Bjorn also shot a 62 at Wentworth, the headquarters of the European Tour, in 2014.

Sports Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win
Author: 0 Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win

Pinpointing Wenger's decision to switch to a three-man defence late in the season as the key to Arsenal's FA Cup glory, Ramsey said: "Of course I want him to stay at club". "Next season, for sure, we have to improve on the numbers in the squad and also at the quality", he said . "That is what makes me particularly proud, because no one gave us a chance at Wembley and we responded with attitude and class".

Sports Five iconic pictures from Celtic's biggest ever Scottish Cup win
Author: 0 Five iconic pictures from Celtic's biggest ever Scottish Cup win

Celtic hasn't lost any of its 47 games across in the league and both cups, and is the first team to go through the whole of a Scottish domestic season unbeaten. Rodgers said: "I'm sure it will get tied up". I didn't know there was a lightning bolt just as I scored. It would take something special for me to want to leave.

Author: 0 Johansen and Kesler take spotlight in Western Conference Final

Corey Perry's power-play goal put the Ducks ahead late in the second period, but the Predators tied it on Filip Forsberg's tally 3:54 into the third. The Ducks see the problem as largely mental, and they intend to address it in the hours before the series resumes. Game 3 and Game 4 are Tuesday and Thursday at Bridgestone Arena .

Author: 0 LeBron surpasses Jordan as National Basketball Association all-time playoff scorer

THE Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight season. "They play with a lot of pride", James said. With Thomas already gone, the Celtics played without Amir Johnson in Game 4 because a shoulder injury suffered in the third game. Amir Johnson could also return after missing Game 4 with a shoulder sprain.

Sports Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails "most special" trophy of his career

The Arsenal attacker is trying to adapt to a new role with Arsenal Wenger experimenting with a back five in recent games . Oxlade-Chamberlain is determined to contribute at Wembley, having missed Arsenal's FA Cup triumph completely in 2014 and come on only as a late substitute when they lifted the trophy again 12 months later, each time due to injury.

Sports Herrera not thinking about Champions League reward
Author: 0 Herrera not thinking about Champions League reward

All eyes will be on Stockholm on Wednesday night as the Red Devils prepare to do battle with Ajax for a place in next season's Champions League. Mourinho also gave Angel Gomes his debut as a late replacement for captain Wayne Rooney, becoming the first player born in 2000 to feature in a Premier League match - and the youngest to have represented United in the competition.

Author: 0 Sato holds off Castroneves to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Cars made by Honda Motor Co. dominated the race, claiming six of the top 10 spots, including Sato's winning vehicle. He even drove for Andretti Autosport. Alonso did have a spectacular race and simply fell victim to his engine late in the race. The auto lost three wheels and what looked like much of its rear section but the safety tub remained intact and Dixon was able to climb out, to the roar of the crowd.

Author: 0 Questions abound for future of Indy 500 on television

The Indianapolis 500 is a 500-mile race that is held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is expected to have more than 300,000 spectators, and Vice President Mike Pence will make an appearance.

Sports Why was Hamilton off the pace in Monaco qualifying?
Author: 0 Why was Hamilton off the pace in Monaco qualifying?

Hamilton endured two hairy moments where he nearly collided with the barriers, first at Massenet and then on the exit of Casino Square, before he claimed something was not right with his Mercedes vehicle. "So it takes two, three laps to build temperature up to all of the tyres and then to get the balance right and get the feel for the vehicle and the confidence".

Sports Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco
Author: 0 Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

Silva's arrival is the first high-profile signing by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola ahead of the 2017/18 campaign. After facing Silva in the Champions League group stage, Tottenham defender Danny Rose warned that City's new addition could be a force in the Premier League next season.

Sports Favorite Instagrams From the Billboard Music Awards
Author: 0 Favorite Instagrams From the Billboard Music Awards

And I can do a five-minute plank , OK?. She went on to say she had a lot of help in career and that luck had a lot to do with her success. He also won the award for Top Streaming Song (Audio) for his smash hit "One Dance". Making his way on stage for his third victory, the Top 200 Billboard Album with Views , Drake used his award acceptance speech this time to send nods to fellow A-listers.

Sports Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500
Author: 0 Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

After a few minutes, the German driver jumped out of the vehicle. Once his younger sister got inked, Karam went to a tattoo artist in MI around his 22nd birthday in March and had the motivational artwork done. The exchange went like this. "I'm just so proud of everyone on this team". "Thanks mate!" Button replied. "I can not imagine how it's going to be".

Author: 0 Playoffs Could Have Fewest Games In Expanded Format Era, Bring Down Cap

Despite not having Isaiah Thomas for a second straight game, Boston defied its true home ( the trash can ) and won the first quarter by 10 points. Thomas had his front tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington, but it was a lingering hip injury he aggravated later in the series against the Wizards that would end his season prematurely.

Author: 0 Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves, wins Indianapolis 500

Sato , from Tokyo, and Castroneves had a battle for the last 10 laps of the race, exchanging the lead in a white-knuckle finish. He overtook British former F1 driver for the lead with five laps to go in a move that looked to be decisive.

Author: 0 What a league when Kyrie Irving can't make all

They're going to challenge our ballclub. "This is a high-powered team ". I've played against Ray (Allen), KG (Kevin Garnett), Paul (Pierce ), ( Rajon) Rondo and Doc (Rivers). It was a matchup that we were all looking forward to, and I'm glad that we prevailed. He said though he's disappointed with how the season ended, he's encouraged that no one in Boston's locker room is satisfied just making it to the conference finals.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd

While Griezmann himself also recently revealed to French television his chances of moving to old Trafford were "six out of ten" . Wayne Rooney has had to settle for a bit part role at Manchester United this season as Jose Mourinho guided the club to a return to the Champion's League; beating Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final.

Author: 0 Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score record-breaking goals in La Liga — Real Madrid

Real Madrid are a mere 4 points way from securing the title and a victory tonight would ensure that only require a point against Malaga in their next game. This is a hard place to come and it was a tough game. "He has shown that again today, not just with his goals, he worked hard too in defence". After Celta cut the lead to 2-1 through John Guidetti in the 69th minute, Karim Benzema put it away with a tap-in a minute later and Toni Kroos scored in the final minutes as Real ...