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Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen


Two days after Nashville's 3-2 overtime victory at Honda Center in the series opener, Johansen and Neal scored in the opening 8:32 of Game 2. Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for the Predators, who continued their dominant surge through these Stanley Cup playoffs with a strong start and a gritty overtime effort after Hampus Lindholm's first playoff goal in two years tied it for the Ducks. Read More »

Neal delivers in OT as Predators edge Ducks

Evidently, the pitched fish was meant to carry on a Nashville Predators tradition, although it also allowed the Ducks , at the start, to be only the second most-dead thing inside Honda Center . The Ducks ended their ignominious streak after the tense final minutes of a strong defensive performance to back Gibson's best game of the postseason. Read More »

Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7, advance to Eastern Conference finals


The victor of the series will face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals to determine what team will play for the NBA championship. Green also addressed the fairly widespread perception that he is a dirty player, and said there's a difference between guys like him and Olynyk. The Celtics had the largest lead of the first half at 10-2, but that gap was quickly erased by Washington as Boston started to accumulate fouls. Read More »

Would Wenger leave if Arsenal are fourth?

Three wins on the bounce against Manchester United, Southampton and Stoke has given Arsenal fans some hope, but their recent uplift in form should not distract from what has been the most disappointing season for the Gunners in nearly two decades. Read More »

Mourinho should be 'embarrassed' by Man Utd's season - Keane

It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision, a decision based on common sense. "So since the moment we lost players and we lost initially four of them in one week when we lost Smalling and Jones in the national team and we lost Rojo and Zlatan against Anderlecht and after that we lost boys who could be good alternatives, Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah". Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho more focused on silverware than top four

The Portuguese made the remark after United were beaten 2-1 by Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in the Premier League, their second successive defeat in the competition, which knocked them out of contention for finishing in the top four. "I can not go to Manchester City or Arsenal and put out five kids at the same time altogether". And Saunders thinks Mourinho is taking a risk putting all his eggs in the Europa League basket as he does not feel they will finish in the top four. Read More »

Twitter explodes as Manchester United reach UEFA Europa League Final

Mourinho has indicated he knows the players he will rest in the remaining league games to keep them fresh for the showdown with Ajax. He replied: "To be honest I think in the Premier League lately the results are not the best - we lost at Arsenal ending that unbeatable run we drew at home to Swansea". Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Barcelona, Bayern Munich would have sacked me'

Having won 21 trophies across his spells at the Nou Camp and Allianz Arena, such a return is a relative disappointment and Guardiola believes his old employers would even have shown him the door. Meanwhile, Guardiola has dismissed claims by Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger that the likes of West Brom and Watford, or Middlesbrough , whom Liverpool, now third, face on Sunday, have little left to play for. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron likely to meet International Olympic Committee commission on Tuesday


As Los Angeles and Paris are the only two cities with a chance to be named the host city in 2024, the evaluation committee is admittedly looking for "holes" or potential issues that either city could pose. "The IOC demanded to know our plans", he said. If Paris is awarded the 2024 Games, the infrastructure budget is expected to total 3 billion euros, with operational costs of 3.2 billion euros. Read More »

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiants beat Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets


Hyderabad will be hoping Warner continues his rich vein of form when the side face Kolkata Knight Riders, who were fourth in the standings and are one of the IPL's most consistent teams, in an elimination showdown on Wednesday. Most of us were surprised then we believed that this is MSD's style. In bowling, the experienced trio the team is having which includes, Bumrah, Malinga, and McClenaghan and they can surely stop Pune to flow further. Read More »

Watch NHL Round 2 Game 3 Online, Team News


Ryan Ellis opened the scoring and James Neal tallied the game-winner, all in the third period, as the Nashville Predators defeated the St. Louis Blues by a 2-1 final in Game Four to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. Titans running back Demarco Murray was given this honor on Sunday. There are many things all hockey fans can agree on. Anaheim's first-period onslaught continued at 11:51. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal fight on as Wawrinka bows out

I wasn't winning too many points on his service games until the last one where I managed to return many balls back in play and then win the match . "I haven't played bad, I played really bad", Nadal said. Rafael Nadal also had an easier time following Wednesday's three-set marathon against Italian Fabio Fognini. Djokovic has only faced one match against the "Big Four" in 2017, where he beat Murray in the Qatar Open final, and it's perhaps a contest like this that's needed to ... Read More »

Gayle picks Ronaldo's Real Madrid to bag 12th Champions League crown


If Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or this season, it'll be his fifth one, right along with Lionel Messi who now sits at five Ballon d'Or awards. The game against Celta was originally scheduled to be played on February 5 but was postponed because heavy winds damaged the roof of the Balaidos Stadium, making it unsafe for players and spectators. Read More »

I Have Enjoyed This Season At Chelsea - John Terry


After clinching the Premier League title last Friday night, Chelsea are in party mode - that party being a seven-goal thriller against Watford at Stamford Bridge. the honesty, the respect and the communication has been fantastic. Terry, who has hinted he might retire if a suitable offer doesn't come in, said: "It's important that we keep the momentum going into the FA Cup". Read More »

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard expected to get MRI after Game 1 loss

He fell to the ground and was slow to get up. He made the first free throw but missed the second, hoping for a game-tying tip in basket. After that, it was open season for the Warriors, who went on an 18-0 run. He is an elite defender and an evolving offensive threat. At that time, the Spurs were mostly rolling (though Stephen Curry had begun to catch fire). Read More »

Detroit Pistons Announce Logo Change, Reveal Photos of New Look


The Detroit Pistons officially unveiled a new logo on Tuesday, marking the first change to the team's primary symbol since 2005. If they add a third, however, Metzger made one thing clear: It is unlikely to feature the horse that served as the centerpiece of the Pistons logo from 1996 to 2001. Read More »

Manchester United lift full-year revenue and profit forecast


That will create some temporary breathing room in the Old Trafford coffers, although it's expected that Man United will bring in some more , and just as expensive, big name stars. We lost 2-1 [at Spurs] and we fought for the result . "During the quarter, we added a number of top quality players to our squad, which once again demonstrates our determination to challenge for trophies". Read More »

Kane expects Tottenham 'family' to stay together

The new stadium is set to hold over 61,000 fans at capacity and will be built on the same plot of land that " The Lane " lay for over a century. "But we're going into bigger and better things, and the new stadium is going to be unbelievable". Read More »

Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane

Home hero Kane scored his 22nd league goal of the season to make it 2-0 shortly after the interval but the celebrations were dampened when United skipper Wayne Rooney halved the deficit with just under 20 minutes remaining. "It was a ideal performance and I am happy for the victory for our fans - it was a fantastic victory which the fans deserved", Pochettino told reporters. Read More »

Manchester United's 'crazy' schedule taking its toll on Jose Mourinho's players


Conor McNamara: "Bettering last season's top-six place was always going to be hard for Southampton but this will be the first time in seven years that the club won't have improved their final league position". Matteo Darmian, Ander Herrera, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marcus Rashford could all come into the starting XI, having started on the bench at Spurs, while Marouane Fellaini returns from suspension. Read More »

Predators eager to match Ducks' physical play


Just when the Ducks appeared to be in serious danger of losing two straight home games to start their second straight series, they made a thrilling surge of four goals in less than 19 minutes. In addition, D Dion Phaneuf is playing well with the old Toronto shadow lifted - he once scored an OT victor against Ottawa - while G Craig Anderson has previously won a playoff series to go along with two this spring. Read More »

Can Southampton exact their revenge on Manchester United?

Indeed, United's struggles in the Premier League have continued this season under Jose Mourinho, and for the fourth campaign in a row the Red Devils will end the season behind Man City in the table. We never had one occasion to rest, not even to train properly. But he added: "I can not put four or five kids all together in the fire". He also confirmed United would win an extra €6.5m (£5.5m) if they landed the Europa League and €3.5m (£3m) if they finish as runners up. Read More »

Nigerians shower praises on Victor Moses for winning EPL title with Chelsea


Antonio Conte made nine changes to his starting XI and it was no surprise the Blues conceded three goals at home for the first time since a 3-0 loss to Manchester City in April 2016. Chelsea's Willian, David Luiz and John Terry celebrate after the match against Watford . For this reason, for me and our fans, every single player must be a king and I must be pleased to have this kind of player'. Read More »

Arsene Wenger admits 'lack of consistency' has cost Arsenal


After Liverpool's victory over West Ham on Sunday, Arsene Wenger's team have no margin for error if they are to keep alive their slim hopes of qualifying for the Champions League for a 21st straight season. You will always have regrets because you could have one point more ..." As for whether he would take the Europa League seriously, the manager did not appear enthusiastic despite insisting he would not field weakened teams. Read More »

Osuna's 10th-inning HR helps Pirates beat Diamondbacks 6-4

The Arizona Diamondbacks hope to keep their pitching on a roll when they face the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates again Friday night. Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix. Read More »

Ed Woodward: 'Manchester United have made tremendous progress this season'


United visit Southampton on Wednesday before entertaining Crystal Palace on the season's final day and while there is nothing riding on the games, Mata says he and his team-mates can not afford to take them lightly. "You know that in all of my career I was never (knocked) out of European competitions in the group phases and in the last 16 I was out only once". "I don't want to field a team where people have a feeling that we are not fighting for the result". Read More »

Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown


Nacho gave the hosts the lead in controversial fashion as he curled home a quick free kick with the Sevilla defence caught unawares and their protests towards referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco falling on deaf ears. The 32-year-old's tap-in from six yards was one of the easier of his goals but his second - a strike from a tricky angle just inside the box - matched the occasion. Read More »

3 adjustments to make in Game 6 — Washington Wizards

They combined for 48 points on just 28 shots. He's also had three games in which he's recorded three or more steals. John Wall top-scored for the Wizards for the third time in the series . "A guy like John Wall you're not gonna stop.He does a hell of a job on him". "He came out and got hot early on". He notched a playoff career high by halftime (25 points), hitting 10 of 13 shots, including 4 of 5 three-pointers. Read More »

McIlroy hopeful ahead of scan on back


England's Ian Poulter was a shot further back as he looked to capitalise on retaining his PGA Tour card after fellow professional Brian Gay alerted officials to a discrepancy in the points structure used for players competing on major medical extensions. Read More »