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Ducks tie West final against Predators


The Predators opened Game 2 on Sunday night the same way, scoring the first two goals of the game from Ryan Johansen and Neal. "We're really comfortable on home ice and on the road, and it's a good feeling to get the first one". One game in and the Senators have already done to the Penguins what Washington and Columbus could not: grab control of the series. Just two days after surviving Edmonton, the Ducks had to face Nashville in an early-starting game - and they were promptly ... Read More »

Liverpool can enjoy their summer after securing Champions League football

Rudi Garcia's Marseille have been linked with a potential summer move for Giroud as their new American owners seek to challenge newly-crowned champions Monaco and cash-rich Paris Saint-Germain for domestic honours. "I am very proud of what they have done, the way they responded and finished the season". "You have to make steps and the step is for us to be around the best teams in the world because we are at one of the best clubs in the world". Read More »

Would Arsene Wenger leave if Arsenal finish fourth in Premier League?

We had plenty of shots on goal but we needed to be patient. After this victory, Arsenal are knocking on the door of Champions League qualification going into Super Sunday. I want to give credit also to the players who gave him the ball, Mesut [Ozil] and [Olivier] Giroud, and a good ball from [Granit] Xhaka to Ozil. With one game remaining, the Gunners are 18 points behind Antonio Conte's side, who were crowned Premier League champions last Friday. Read More »

Dortmund hope fourth time lucky for German Cup final


It is not clear if Aubameyang has a specific club in mind for his next move, but reports in Germany suggest he will be pushing for a move somewhere this summer after four years at Dortmund. Dortmund have ended the season strongly while Frankfurt can't buy a win of late and Thomas Tuchel's side should be earning some silverware as a result. Read More »

Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup final 2017


It will not be my last match no matter what happens because I will stay in football". Arsenal lost 10-2 to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League as the north London side crashed out at the last-16 stage for the seventh successive season. Read More »

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

The Celtics never led in any of the games in Boston , trailing by as many as 50 in Game 2 and 39 on Thursday night before both teams emptied their benches. So it makes it even more hard. But on the eve of the postseason, his sister died in a vehicle accident in Washington state. The ex-Bull (and -Wizard, although his two-year Washington tenure yielded no playoff games) remains the NBA's per-game postseason scoring leader, at 33.45, while James's mark of 28.25 places him fifth, behind ... Read More »

How on earth did Boston beat Cleveland?


BOSTON (AP) - It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the National Basketball Association playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. We couldn't get out in transition a lot. "We knew that Friday was a (44)-point disaster, worth one (game). You always come around when we lose, I swear". Read More »

Manchester United Win UEFA Europa Cup


The oft-maligned Marouane Fellaini has his failings but his selection was a typical Mourinho decision: pragmatic and effective. Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp have received much praise for their work this season and getting into next season's Champions League - Mourinho has done that and added the actual tangible reward of two pieces of silverware on top. Read More »

Star Wars 9 Filming Gets Pushed Back

Colbert then asked if Isaac shared any scenes with Fisher, and the answer was quite a few. Late actress Carrie Fisher was supposed to be the leading force of the ninth film in the " Star Wars " saga, plans derailed by her sudden death past year, Lucasfilm Ltd president Kathleen Kennedy said in an interview published on Wednesday. Read More »

Djokovic, coach Agassi already 'clicked' after first day


The 27-year-old will be seeded 15th thanks to her protected ranking and will start off with a first round against American Julia Boserup. The Spaniard is looking for his 10th title at the Roland Garros while Djokovic , who would be working with new coach Andre Agassi at the tournament, is looking to defend the only major he still holds. Read More »

Barcelona or Bayern Munich would have sacked me by now - Guardiola

Since resolving the dispute and being recalled in December, Toure has proved himself a valuable player for City, and even though he turned 34 on Saturday, it is clear that he still has plenty to offer. " We had to work really hard to become a better club and look at where we are today ". "I have been in England for so many years". He has acknowledged that he needs to do better if he is to avoid being labelled a failure in the Premier League. Read More »

Preds ready for Game 2 against Ducks in Anaheim

The season series was as close as can be: 6-6 including seven playoff games. Nashville advanced to their first conference final in franchise history. Watch below: The Edmonton Oilers face another do-or-die situation when they face the Ducks in Anaheim tonight but no matter what happens, the team has already given fans some memories that will last a lifetime. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2


The Pittsburgh Penguins are one step closer to defending their 2016 Stanley Cup win as they take on the Ottawa Senators in game one of the NHL's Eastern Conference finals. The Penguins were able to tie it up with Evgeni Malkin 's late third-period goal, but it was simply not enough. However, Crosby has scored only four goals in the playoffs and has not scored since the first game of Pittsburgh's series against Washington. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has taught John Terry a lesson

Conte's efforts to emulate those achievements are off to the best possible start, although Mourinho will be gunning for him next season as he endeavours to push his Manchester United side back into the title picture. "It will be emotional", Fabregas added. "That will serve me well, just for me, to take the experience and kind of see how things will happen in the future". Read More »

Penguins return to Stanley Cup final with Game 7 win over Senators

That series begins Monday when the Western Conference champion Nashville Predators visit. "(You) never know if you're going to get another chance to come this far", Kunitz said . They then played the President's Trophy-winning Washington Capitals in the second round, and they won Game 7 on the road to continue their run. The two teams exchanged goals during a flurry midway through the second. Read More »

Macron unshaken by Trump power grip


Trump has said he will decide on the landmark 2015 climate treaty - which he trashed as a candidate - upon returning from his worldwide tour. Cue laughs from leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg as Macron found his arm wrenched about by a smiling Trump. Read More »

Coutinho Doesn't Want to be 'Just Another Player' at Barca

Manager Arsene Wenger has yet to sign a new contract of his own, though, but Giroud insisted that the uncertainty surrounding the club did not affect the players. "We had some rivalries in the past, but his comments are welcome because he knows the difficulties of the job", he said. "I think this group of players is good enough to come back". Read More »

National Football League cuts down overtime from 15 minutes to 10

Players will be allowed to celebrate on the ground, and will be able to do so in groups again. Taunting, suggest acts (for example, Antonio Brown's twerking) and prolonged celebrations will still result in an unsportsmanlike penalty. GOLDMAN: Now, of course a few players over the years have turned end zone celebrations into performance art. Steve Smith Sr. changed a ball's diaper. Read More »

No easy starts for top guns at the French Open


Meanwhile, British women's number one Johanna Konta , who is seeded seven in Paris , will take on Chinese Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh , the players deadlocked at one match each in their head-to-head record. In the absence of Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, the women's draw is looking wide open this year. In the women's draw, 2016 victor Garbine Muguruza will have to overcome Francesca Schiavone in Round 1, while world No. Read More »

Rafael Nadal favourite for French Open: Novak Djokovic

If Murray reaches the semifinals he will have to renew his rivalry with third seed Stan Wawrinka who faces a qualifier in his opening round match. The Spaniard, who hits 31 next week, has turned back the clock to sweep through the European clay-court season with titles in Monte Carlo , Barcelona and Madrid and is a daunting obstacle for anyone with genuine title ambitions. Read More »

Chad Brown dedicates Preakness to late mentor Bobby Frankel


The horses who competed at the Derby had just a two-week layoff. Cloud Computing upset Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming's hopes for a Triple Crown . But Brown didn't even seem to even contemplate that this was his first Preakness - just another accomplishment for the 2016 Eclipse Award victor as most outstanding trainer who's a rising star in his field. Read More »

Bottas hopes gap to Ferrari 'is not real'

Max Verstappen's Red Bull then became an interloper in the Toro Rosso battle, but couldn't quite match Kvyat's pace as he settled into P2. By contrast, the mood inside the Mercedes camp was likely to be one of concern. Vettel's lap set an unofficial lap record for the track, reconfigured three years ago, exceeding the previous best time set by Ricciardo's pole lap last year when the Australian clocked 1:13.622. Read More »

British police hunt possible bomb-maker, accomplices after Manchester bombing


The UK terror threat level is now at its highest level of "critical", meaning more attacks may be imminent. The same force said Hashim Abedi told them that both he and his brother belonged to the so-called Islamic State . Though authorities have made "enormous progress" in the investigation, further arrests are likely, the head of the Greater Manchester Police Ian Hopkins said. Read More »

Captain Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy

Yes, you need to be passionate, but there is no need to get emotional playing against them. "It was so weird, everything we tried was just going against us. "As far pressure is concerned, it is about handling one game at a time, as you build up to every game, you start becoming a favorite". But Hussey was confident that Kohli and other Indian batmen's form would not play a big role. Read More »

Harrop profits from United debut

In a year of highs and lows under Mourinho, United has won the League Cup to claim a trophy for the second straight season but finished in a disappointing sixth place in the Premier League . So I say to myself, if I want to play every game for Manchester United , which is my dream, I have to do something else for the club and the manager. Read More »

Shorthanded Ducks ready for do-or-die Game 6


With No. 1 center Ryan Johansen lost for the season and captain Mike Fisher out for Game 5 Saturday at Anaheim , Predators coach Peter Laviolette threw his forwards into the blender and came up with a top line that featured Filip Forsberg alongside aforementioned Sissons and Aberg. Read More »

How Herrera became unlikely leader of Mourinho's United


With United due to face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday, Mourinho made no attempt to hide his desire to keep his key players fresh for the Stockholm showpiece. The Portuguese named the youngest United team in Premier League history, with four players being handed full debuts in Joel Pereira, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay and Josh Harrop . Read More »

Lee homers, Terps oust top-seeded Nebraska 8-5 in Big Ten

Nebraska's senior finished with a final line of six hits, two runs, three strikeouts, and four walks over 5.0 innings in what will likely be the final Big Ten start of his career. Sophomore AJ Lee stroked a single to right center to open the frame before stealing second with two down. Senior Josh Martsching entered with two outs to earn his second save in as many days by striking out Luis Alvarado swinging to clinch the victory. Read More »

Cubs hold off Giants for victory


In the same game, veteran Mike Montgomery furthered his cause to earn some starts - and perhaps seize the fifth starter's role - with a brilliant four-inning stint that resulted in his first save of the season. "He's finding a way to get out there and pitch, and it's not a case where we're pushing it". They had runners at the corners with one out in the 5th after Samardzija doubled, advanced on a wild pitch and Span walked. Read More »

Blue Jays To Activate Donaldson, Tulowitzki From Disabled List

The double was Donaldson's lone hit, while Tulowitzki had a single and a pair of walks - plus seven putouts at short. Everyone will be watching one thing in the Rangers and Blue Jays first match-up of the season Friday in Toronto: What happens at second base when Jose Bautista and Rougned Odor come face to face again after last year's melee in Arlington ? Texas has lost four straight, matching its longest slide of the season. Read More »