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Crosby goal not enough to lead Penguins over Preds

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Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel did it in the first two games of this series and Roy Conacher did it for Boston in Games 3, 4 and 5 against Toronto in 1939. Sidney Crosby entered Game 4 with seven goals in the playoffs but none since Game 5 against the Ottawa Senators. Gaudreau's score went uncalled at first - everyone assumed Murray had come up with a reflexive save - but a subsequent horn and replay proved the puck had crossed the red line, putting the Preds in front and granting the arena a ... Read More »

Spurs striker Harry Kane looking to kick on for England

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is aiming to reach the level of Cristiano Ronaldo and believes he's "on the cusp" of being considered world-class. "I'd do whatever I can to win that big gold trophy [the Ballon d'Or]". "That's what I aspire to be". Kane, 23, has won back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots as Spurs emerge on the big time , and the England worldwide has said that he wants to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi by winning the Ballon d'Or. Read More »

It's Timea's time: she defeats Venus Williams

Mladenovic won 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. After Murray converted a third set point of his own when his opponent's big forehand landed barely wide, del Potro rested his head on the net and stayed put for several seconds, the very picture of disappointment. Read More »

Luck and ideal tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray was not at his best but came back from a set down in the quarter-finals to defeat Kei Nishikori in Paris 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. Murray is likely to have his work cut out to repeat last year's success against Wawrinka after the 2015 champion demolished Marin Cilic , who has been in fine form himself this fortnight, 6-3 6-3 6-1 in just an hour and 40 minutes. Read More »

Rain rescues Bangladesh hopes after Australia tie washout

Australia's David Warner (L) runs during the ICC Champions Trophy match between Australia and Bangladesh at The Oval in London on Monday. "I think the pace has been fine for me", he said. Despite Iqbal's best efforts, Mitchell Starc's spell of four wickets in nine balls ensured Australia had the upper hand before the rain arrived. Read More »

Adrian Peterson looking like his old self, Saints teammates say

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Fairley was diagnosed with an enlarged heart at the 2011 National Football League combine, and has played with it ever since. "There's ongoing change, and so the one report or examination indicated some change that was concerning". "I'd be lying to you to say it doesn't give you a chip (on your shoulder)". "Last year I sat next to him in meetings. I don't know what the situation is right now, but everyone's praying for the best for Nick and we want him back". Read More »

Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

The umpires did seek to restart play, although Australia's run total of 83 for one wicket from 16 overs wasn't enough to warrant a result when the match was eventually called off. He is now behind only South African Hashim Amla (81 innings) and West Indian Viv Richards (88) on the all-time list. However, he whipped Mitchell Starc straight to long on for 95 off 114, five short of what would have been his second century on the trot in the competition. Read More »

Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

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Draymond Green's mood switched after he found out that Cleveland Cavaliers fans harassed his mom in the stands on Wednesday. His mother is not one to back down from confrontation, or to watch a game without speaking her mind. "We ALL APOLOGIZED-NO WORRIES". "My mom can hold her own, though", Green continued. His style of play tends to rankle fans of opposing teams, and he feeds into it with a facetiously villainous persona. Read More »

LeBron James shuts down that 'tired LeBron' storyline

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James, the most prolific scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history, said he was content with the more physical effort his team showed in the second game of the series and that the Cavaliers' game-plan, if executed for 48 minutes, gives them a chance to win. Read More »

French Open 2017: Women's results - Day 11

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Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he's fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive Grand Slam titles. "For me, it's a whole new situation that I'm facing". Third seed Stan Wawrinka bested seventh seed Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 and Andy Murray, the top seed, made it past Kei Nishikori , the eighth seed, in four sets, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1. Read More »

Petra Kvitova's comeback at French Open ends in second round

Petra Kvitova celebrated her comeback from being sidelined for five months with a hand injury, beating Julia Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2. 2, is sitting out the rest of the season due to her pregnancy. She was just two of 16 on break-point opportunities in the match, which included letting seven slip by in the final game. Read More »

Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

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Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko stunned former world no. 1 Caroline Wozniacki to reach the semi-final of the French Open. The soon-to-be 20-year-old Ostapenko will face Timea Bacsinszky on their shared birthday on Thursday. "I am still in the semi-final, and it is going to be a hard match, so I just have to go out there and just do my best". But even after falling behind 3-1 in the second set, Bacsinszky didn't wilt and won five of the final six games to finish off Mladenovic and ... Read More »

LeBron James and Co lead 104-102 in 4th

The Warriors set an NBA Finals record with nine 3-pointers in the first quarter. The Warriors are two wins away from their second National Basketball Association title in three years, a result that was widely expected and anticipated all season. Read More »

Murray downs Del Potro, French women feud

HOW THE AUSSIES FARED: Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson were bounced in the third round of the men's doubles - Ash Barty and Casey Dellacqua won their round two women's doubles match. 1515 hrs IST: Cornet is already 5-2 up against Radwanska and if you think that was impressive enough, Cilic has raced off with the first set 6-1 against Feliciano Lopez. Read More »

Errol Spence Jr. Knocks Out Kell Brook To Win IBF Welterweight Championship

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But promoter Eddie Hearn believes his fighter may have broken his eye socket, the same injury he suffered against Gennady Golovkin eight months ago. It was only the second defeat of Brook's 38-fight professional career, while Spence significantly enhanced his reputation as he improved his record to a ideal 22-0, with 19 of those wins coming inside the distance. Read More »

Sri Lanka's epic run chase stuns India in Champions Trophy

The result has opened up the Group B with one win each for all the four teams - India , Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa . Upright and punishing through the covers and down the ground, there was a hint of Kumar Sangakkara about Gunathilaka's batting as he steadied Sri Lanka after the early loss of Niroshan Dickwella. Read More »

French Open Day 2: Nadal, Djokovic and Muguruza win through

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The Spaniard could win an historic tenth title at Roland Garros in the coming weeks and is tipped to do so given a superb run of form on clay ahead of the grand slam. He has been through that and he has a lot to share with me outside and inside of the tennis lines. - The match was halted on Monday due to poor light and rain and play resumed on Tuesday with the scores tied at a set apiece. Read More »

Warriors rally for 3-0 series lead

Up 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, the Warriors can win their second title in three seasons and become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go through the playoffs without a loss with a win in Game 4 on Friday night in Cleveland . Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic held up by rain

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However, Ostapenko never wavered from her all-or-nothing approach and she regained her hot streak in the last three games to become the first unseeded woman to reach the final since 1983. - Djokovic, after failing to defend his title at any of the past four Grand Slam tournaments. I'm really happy to be through to my second semifinal here. Read More »

Climber scales El Capitan without a rope

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From the floor of Yosemite Valley, rock climbers high on the granite walls of El Capitan look so tiny they can't be seen unless people use binoculars, telescopes or high-powered zoom lenses. While Honnold said in the podcast that he found the idea of free-soloing the monolith "out of the question", he also told Pullan that he'd been studying it for years and "El Cap is definitely doable". Read More »

Need To Learn From US Open Defeat To Nishikori, Says Murray

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Earlier, Wawrinka brushed aside Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 to make it into the next round. Having dispatched Karen Khachanov in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, Murray used his courtside post-match interview to talk about the terror attacks at Manchester Arena and London Bridge that left 29 people dead and many more injured. Read More »

Mom: "It looked like they pulled a toddler out of my belly"

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Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. A Florida mother got a huge surprise last month when she gave birth to a 13.5-pound baby. It's a high blood sugar that occurs when the body struggles to produce enough insulin - the hormone that helps control blood sugar levels - to meet the extra needs in pregnancy . Read More »

Kyrie Irving, Cavs Fall To Warriors In Game Three

He was also one win away from returning to the Finals previous year with Oklahoma City but they squandered a 3-1 series lead to Golden State, who he joined a little over a month later. You just can't. You can sometimes outshoot them from the three-point arc, as the Cavaliers and other teams did during the regular season. Losing to the Warriors in the NBA Finals wouldn't be shameful, but it would make it increasingly hard for James to surpass Michael Jordan as the greatest NBA player of ... Read More »

Highlights of French Open 11th day

She slid a forehand victor down the line for ad-in then caught a break when Svitolina's backhand caught the top of the tape-Halep's fifth straight game gave her a 6-5 lead. Having missed so very big advantage, the native of Odessa outright failed the third set and could not for the first time to reach the semi-finals in the tournament series Grand slam. Read More »

Stunning Sri Lanka shock India

However, skipper Angelo Mathews (52 n.o., 45b, 6x4) and the risky Asela Gunaratne (34 n.o., 21b, 2x4, 2x6), coming on after Kusal Perera hobbled off injured, ensured there were no further damage as Sri Lanka crossed the line safe. With Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews and Asela Gunaratne carrying on from where the second-wicket pair left off, they romped home with eight balls remaining. Read More »

Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

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The Warriors were undefeated, winning the first two games of the series by a total of 41 points. A victory would also be the Warriors' 30th in their last 31 games, dating to the regular season. At least when LeBron joined Dwyane Wade in Miami they had some adversity and lost in the 2011 Finals. Cleveland got everything it could ask for out of James and Irving, who finished with 39 and 38 points respectively. Read More »

Warriors Rip Out The Cavs' Still-Beating Heart

JR Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts against the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio. "We dont want to go back to the Bay", Thompson revealed. Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the 1980s or Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in the early 00s for the Los Angeles Lakers , and even 1990s Chicago's tandem of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen - these stellar pairings have nothing on ... Read More »

Belichick avoids concussion talk

The NFL was put on alert in May when Gisele Bundchen told "CBS This Morning" that Brady has a history of concussions, including one suffered past year. "That's what we have a medical staff for". The NFL responded by saying it examined its internal medical reports and found no evidence Brady suffered a concussion. Read More »

Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

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The 20th-seeded Busta retired when Nadal was leading 6-2, 2-0. After a gruelling first set which Thiem won 7-6 in 73 minutes, Djokovic lost the third in just 20, winning only eight points. "I'm just happy with the way I celebrated my birthday", Ostapenko said. There were many changes, now I have a family, many commitments, a different life rhythm and the new coach needs to respect and understand it. Read More »

Political World Watching As Comey Begins Testimony

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United States law enforcement officials said Comey had discussed his testimony with Mueller's investigative team to ensure it did not interfere with the special counsel's probe. Such accusations from GOP senators - including Marco Rubio, who said Trump was not fit to be president and yet did nothing to stand up to him during the campaign - are nothing if not rich. Read More »

Your 2 Cents: OU Head Coach Bob Stoops Announces Retirement

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday, a stunning offseason move by the 56-year-old future Hall of Famer who led the Sooners to 10 conference championships and a national title in 18 seasons. It's extremely rare in college athletics to have no change in these leadership positions over a almost 20-year span. They both played an enormous role in all our successes. Read More »