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NHL Playoffs 2017, Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 4


Tuesday's 5-4 loss was a missed opportunity for the Penguins to get a ton of rest time in advance of a second-round matchup with either Washington or Toronto. Werenski was injured when a shot by Pittsburgh's Phil Kessel deflected off Werenski's stick and caught him in the face. That Werenski was able to skate off the ice by himself is incredible. Read More »

Injuries derailed Liverpool FC's title bid, says Klopp

Liverpool's pursuit of the top four continues this weekend, but Jurgen Klopp has yet more injuries to contend with. Joe Hart said in March that he is "surplus to requirements" at City and does not see himself playing for the Premier League club again. Read More »

Tyson Fury firmly in Anthony Joshua's thoughts after Wladimir Klitschko fight


Joshua , 27, is no newcomer to facing a more experienced opponent and thrives under pressure. He was riled by Fury's jabs on Twitter on Tuesday when the former heavyweight champion labelled him a "poor man's Frank Bruno". "I'd love AJ to unify the division, hold all the belts but as Tyson Fury found out, it's not really possible". "For the five minutes I was (tweeting) and then I had to go training", he said when asked if Fury was a distraction. Read More »

Murray knocked out of Monte Carlo Masters

He managed to take six consecutive points to re-establish the lead but he was powerless from stopping the resurgent Ramos-Vinolas from sealing the next three games to secure a quarter-final berth against fifth-seed Marin Cilic . "He obviously started playing better toward the end of the set". "If I was to play Budapest or Barcelona, and do well, I would not really have a chance to train much between now and the French Open". Read More »

No Gobert, no problem as Jazz defeat Clippers


Gobert is most likely not going to play in Tuesday's match-up. The Clippers are still REALLY good with Chris Paul . The Utah Jazz pulled off a huge Game 1 upset over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, thanks to the heroics of Joe Johnson . Read More »

Rajon Rondo receives terrible news as Chicago prepares for Game 3

That is crushing news for the Bulls' chances of an upset as well . "That's the way you get anyone to think the game a little more when they're not comfortable", Avery Bradley said of the game plan for stopping Rondo. At the moment, everything seems to be going right for the Bulls. He appeared in all 82 games for Chicago in 2012-13, starting 23 and averaging 13.1 points and 4.4 assists per game. Read More »

Sakho 'drug' not on banned list, says UEFA


He had admitted taking a fat burning pill, which contained Higenamine, and accepted an initial 30-day ban that ruled him out of the Europa League final and resulted in the France worldwide also missing the... "What is causing that fat to burn is that these supplements contain a form of stimulant", she said. "It's probably going to be a prohibitive supplement". Read More »

UFC 210: Jon Jones make gruesome prediction for Daniel Cormier rematch

Johnson retires with a 22-6 record in UFC who twice fought for the light heavyweight title. UFC 210 was full of controversy and head scratchers in different areas, and Twitter was all over every aspect of the night. Johnson worked on a takedown again and got it, but Cormier got back up and eventually worked a takedown of his own and moved toward Johnson's back. "But all media is good media, so I'm going to ride this wave". Read More »

Man Utd revelation: What Jose Mourinho told players at half-time against Chelsea

Rashford and Herrera both drew plaudits for their performances following the match with the 19-year-old forced to lead the line as Zlatan Ibrahimovic dropped to the bench due to fatigue. "The same way I know what the players like, I think the players also know what I like. But I hope he can continue like this, to help the team reach the objectives". Read More »

James Leads Cleveland Back From Deficit For NBA Playoff Win

That game will also be on the Pacers' home court, with a potential Game 5 set for next Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Unfortunately, they followed that up with a historic collapse in the second. James played all 24 minutes of the 2nd half, and his play elevated to a plane equal to that of his legendary performance against Boston in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. Read More »

Wenger leaves fans guessing on exit


The Eagles moved six points clear of the relegation zone with a resounding win against the Gunners , with goals from Andros Townsend , Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic helping Palace to a fifth win in their last six games. "I have managed over a thousand games for Arsenal Football Club and we are not used to that and it's a big worry". "To see that we lost the game in the way we did, that's very disappointing". Read More »

Jusuf Nurkic Upgraded to Doubtful for Game 3

Crabbe has been especially frustrated, with just three points in the opening game of the series and six in the second. "If you look at a guy and say, man, if we had Nurk, it would be different, we'd be down 20 by the time they turn their head back around". Read More »

Courtois fit to face Spurs - Conte

Some guys who play like a monster, like [N'Golo] Kante. I love that team. In-form Spurs have closed the gap on the Blues to four points at the top of the table, Antonio Conte's men having lost two of their last four matches to allow their London rivals to move within touching distance. Read More »

Harry Kane Striker back to boost Tottenham title hopes


We're talking about building that winning mentality: it was a good opportunity to be aware than in the future to win trophies, (it is important) to keep going, pushing, believing. Chelsea boss Conte branded winning an " expectation " for the Blues, but "not a disaster" for Tottenham, with his Stamford Bridge side still seven points clear at the top of the EPL table. Read More »

National Basketball Association star Isaiah Thomas' sister killed in vehicle accident


In any sport, one thing a team can't prepare for is the unknown. For the second straight year the Celtics were embarrassed in a Game 2 of the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs as they fell to Chicago 111-97. "We are terribly saddened by the tragic loss of Chyna Thomas ", the Celtics said in the statement. Thomas did not address the media afterward. Marcus Smart and Kelly Olynyk scored in double figures off the bench for the C's. Read More »

Blockbuster games news CONFIRMED for Direct conference

It would be fair to say the launch game which made it such a success The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and it has proven to be a great asset for the company. Last month Xbox One was ahead of PS4 was October, when Gears of War 4 released worldwide. In fact, there are some collectors that purchase one copy of a game purely for collecting it, and then a second copy that they use to actually play it. Read More »

Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder


Ariza leads in steals with 1.1 while Clint Capela tops in blocks with 1.2 per game. "He is a solid role player". Defending the Rockets' lethal outside shooting always requires a choice like that. But it ended up leaving gaping holes in the middle of the paint as bigs like Adams, Enes Kanter and Taj Gibson found themselves switching out onto guards on the perimeter and unable to recover in time to either contest the shot or be in good rebounding position. Read More »

Sharks even National Hockey League at 2-2, belting Oilers 7-0

The Oilers . Panic sets into the San Jose area as Talbot comes up with another dandy of a game to send the series to Edmonton with the Sharks facing elimination. Couture struggled the first two games; he is recovering after losing several teeth when he took a puck to the face last month. Logan Couture was back in the Sharks' lineup for the series opener after missing the final seven regular-season games with a facial injury and Joe Thornton returned for Game 3 after sitting out a total of ... Read More »

Serena Williams announces pregnancy on Snapchat

The world's greatest player revealed her happy news with a simple picture on Snapchat, accompanied by a label that said "20 weeks". Kelly Bush Novak , Williams spokesperson, said the player is expected to give birth this fall. Azarenka, 27, is planning to return to competition in July after Wimbledon . She hasn't being playing after Serena Williams defeated her sister and winning the years major tournament, citing that she has a knee injury, but the Madrid open is expecting her on 5 May. Read More »

Harden vs. Westbrook tops openers


Steven Adams , Enes Kanter , and Taj Gibson can all turn the game just on their offensive rebounding ability. Photo: USA-TODAY Sports A Successful Season? Firstly, D'Antoni can experiment with the "Tony Allen treatment" against Andre Roberson . Read More »

Aaron Hernandez Family Asks For Prison To Preserve Evidence


Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez allegedly left behind three handwritten notes before hanging himself in his prison cell this week, the New York Daily News and the Daily Mail report . Attorney Jose Baez , who represented Hernandez when he was recently acquitted of a double murder in Boston , has said his office will do a full-scale investigation of Hernandez's death and that there was nothing in communications with family or attorneys in the days before his death to ... Read More »

Williams the OT hero as Caps beat Leafs in Game 5

Williams had a chance to win it late in regulation but couldn't get a shot on net. The Leafs coach wasn't so dismayed by a Game 1 loss for the confidence it brought the group. Ovechkin eventually had to be helped off the ice and he put no pressure on his left leg while doing so. He then limped straight back to the locker room. Read More »

Could Chelsea really lose the league?

The 19-year-old, who has now scored in consecutive league matches for the first time since September, received a standing ovation when he was replaced by Ibrahimovic with seven minutes remaining, long after Ander Herrera had doubled his side's lead. Read More »

Nintendo Direct announced for Wednesday April 12th


The reported Breath of the Wild numbers, on the other hand, come directly from "Nintendo's internal sales figures" (including downloaded copies). Nintendo also revealed new amiibo for Splatoon 2 in the form of the Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy and Inkling Squid. Read More »

Roberto Firmino header keeps Liverpool's top-four aspirations on track

In fact, arguably the most engrossing period of the game came in the dying seconds when the Baggies pushed men forward to try and salvage a point, including goalkeeper Ben Foster. It was a deserved win for the Reds, who will be happy to leave such a tough road environment with three points. He said: "I don't think we made insane things (celebrations)". Read More »

Reuben Foster provides National Football League teams with yet another red flag


Foster said the diluted test was the result of food poisoning he was afflicted by, and his attempt to rehydrate ahead of the combine. He also won the Butkus Award, given to the nation's best linebacker. "I hope I go on Thursday, but I can't control that". I don't think he's a bad guy, but you have to play by the NFL's rules. The NFL draft starts Thursday evening with the first round live in Philadelphia. Read More »

Premier League Sunderland, West Ham draw 2 - 2

In the ten minutes or so before Khazri's goal, Moyes was booed every time he got off the bench to walk to his technical area, with chants of "We want Moyes out" clearly audible from the South Stand. I have to accept it. "I just remember I've got the third or fourth best win record of any Premier League manager". Moyes will have reiterated to his side as they headed out for the second half to not crumble like they did for Henrikh Mkhitaryan's early goal in the the defeat to Manchester ... Read More »

John DeShazier: Saints Need to be Road Ready to Start 2017 Season


But as mentioned before, it was the devastating injuries to key players, including Adrian Peterson , that prevented the Vikings from earning a spot in the playoffs after finishing the year with an 8-8 record. In the second quarter of the season, the Saints will play three of four games in the Superdome and will face three consecutive opponents from the NFC North Division (Detroit, at Green Bay and Chicago) before playing their first NFC South opponent at home, Tampa Bay on November 5. Read More »

Pacers, Bulls clinch final playoff spots in Eastern Conference

The Bulls will take the court against the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center, and their path to clinching a playoff spot is pretty simple: beat a shorthanded Nets team that will be resting several of its key players, and they're in. 28 of 30 National Basketball Association teams are scheduled to play then. "I know they addressed it at the owner's meetings, " Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. Read More »