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Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

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That's the way we've won all year ", Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. "We got to worry about one game and try to win one game". Markus Nutivaara scored for Columbus in his National Hockey League playoff debut, helping the Blue Jackets stave off elimination. Read More »

Daniel Wanjiru holds off Kenenisa Bekele to win London Marathon

Mary Keitany of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon on Sunday. DCI Paul McKinder is running the marathon for the second time, hoping this year to beat his previous time of five hours. Then Geoffrey Kirui and two times former World marathon champion Edna Kiplagat led yet another Kenyan sweep with victories at the 121st edition of Boston Marathon on Monday last week. Read More »

Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

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They forced 21 turnovers. Bucks All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to just 14 points, his lowest scoring effort in the series so far. And like the guy in the suit calling the shots from the bench who had this reputation as a player, they seem to enjoy both getting hit and doling out the punishment. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez found with Bible verse written on forehead says report

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Hernandez on Wednesday and concluded today that the manner of death was suicide and the cause asphyxia by hanging", the Worcester County District Attorney's office said. Now that the autopsy has been completed, Hernandez's brain will be given to Boston University's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center in accordance with his family's wishes. Read More »

Cahill Wants The Right Reaction From Chelsea

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Although, Chelsea are favorites to win the Premier League title considering their sparkling form this season, but they now seem to be sitting on the throne of despair with six games to go. "We'll bounce back. There is still lots to play for this season. The pressure is normal and we are lucky to have the pressure", said Conte. "Otherwise we deserve another thing". Read More »

Barcelona take, Neymar ban, appeal to CAS

Barcelona's stoppage-time winning goal against Real Madrid will be a "gargantuan morale booster" in the La Liga title race says boss Luis Enrique. However, a defeat to Zinedine Zidane's side would leave them six points off the pace, having played one game more and with just five matches left to play. Read More »

IPL 2017: Pat Cummins Wants to Take Zaheer Khan to Australia

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have had a ideal home season so far in the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and they will hope to keep the good work going when they meet Zaheer Khan-led Delhi Daredevils in their fourth home game. Williamson took just a few deliveries to gauge the pitch before opening out. He hit two consecutive sixes off Angelo Matthews in the seventh over to take Hyderabad 80 for one at the halfway mark. Read More »

Did Rajon Rondo try to trip Jae Crowder from the bench?

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Unfortunately, he injured his thumb during Game 2, and was diagnosed with a fracture that took him out of Game 3. Jerian Grant will start Game 3 on Friday night and Jimmy Butler's regular role as primary ballhandler will increase. "Rajon's experience in these types of settings is invaluable", Hoiberg said. Fans are very unlikely to see him on the court against the Boston Celtics this postseason, no matter how many games the series goes. Read More »

Nurkic won't play for Portland in Game 4 vs. the Warriors

WILL HE OR WON'T HE: While the prevailing wisdom suggests the Warriors should just rest Durant for Game 4 since the Warriors are so close to wrapping up the series, it sounded on Saturday night as though he may still be hoping to play. Best wishes to coach Kerr getting back where he belongs on the Warriors' bench. And it's just way more important than the regular season was, I feel like. Read More »

Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East

Brad Beal turned in a career-best season for the Washington Wizards, who open the series with the No. 5 Atlanta Hawks on Sunday at 1 p.m. Boston and Chicago split four regular season meetings. It's going to be tough. "It's going to be a fun matchup". Jeremy Lin (26 points) and Brook Lopez (25) combined for 51 points for the Nets. "We had games, even early in the season when we were rolling, we were down going into the fourth and had miraculous comebacks". Read More »

Rangers Respond In Game 4, Even Series At 2-2

After a disappointing loss in Game 2, the New York Rangers had a sloppy first period at home in Game 3. The Rangers had scored a sum total of four goals through their six-game home playoff losing streak. Specialty items: The Canadiens' penalty-killing unit is still flawless after four games. "We had some looks but in the end it was more about finish", said head coach Claude Julien. Read More »

Here are five title-deciding El Clasico clashes

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Sid Lowe says Barca need to win El Clasico against Real Madrid if they're to have any chance of winning the league title. There will be no guard of honour on Sunday-it's still too early for that-but a Madrid win might effectively seal yet another league title, and a long overdue one at that. Read More »

UFC champ loses 1 pound in 2 minutes during insane weigh

Had Cormier been unable to magically shed 1.2 pounds in a matter of seconds, the UFC would have had a disaster on its hands, as the UFC 210 card is already a weak one. "I am going to stand up to him". "I'm a fighter. I don't want to be mediocre". I'm not all that interested in the "Shogun" fight though because a victory over him doesn't really do any good to my goals. Read More »

Harper homers twice as Nats roll

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The next time Julio Teheran faces the Nationals, the Braves' No. 1 starter might want to swallow his pride and just not challenge Bryce Harper . The first baseman doubled and scored in the second inning, and clubbed a two-run home run in the sixth that stood as the difference in the game. Read More »

Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City: Gunners stars rated and slated

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City's pre-game suggestions Gabriel Jesus could be fit proved a smokescreen but the Gunners struggled to hold them back and were forced to employ crude tactics. "We are playing in Wembley, it's always something special when you play there". We have many times seen teams not doing well in the championship and when it is different competition suddenly they are doing very well. Read More »

It was Arsene Wenger's day in more ways than one today

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After 90 minutes of action, the game stretched into extra time and it was there Sanchez struck in the 101 minute to give Arsenal what turned to be the winning goal . The " Manchester City " situation is the same: two victories in the last five matches. "When you watch the stands, and see how big this club is, I'm just happy our fans can go home happy". Read More »

Cleveland shooting suspect found dead

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He then shot and killed himself. "After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself ", the police said on Twitter, providing no further details. "We are going to work on building common ground, not just getting more opinions out there", Zuckerberg said. On Monday night, his daughter, Tonya Godwin-Baines, urged Stephens to surrender. Read More »

Bulls stun No.1 Celtics, steal Game 1

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The Celtics are vastly more talented than the Bulls, but there's some serious holes that got uncovered in their opening game loss to Chicago. The Bulls didn't trail in the second half, using a 10-0 scoring run - which included eight points from Wade - to build a 19-point lead in the fourth quarter on the way to the convincing win. Read More »

Mullin: Garcia finally breaks through with major win

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Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it. "But you know, I really feel like this is a tournament that I can still go on to win". " Sergio Garcia makes history at the Masters , winning the green jacket", Rajoy wrote. Westwood had a birdie putt on the final hole at Torrey Pines to get into a playoff with Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate in the 2008 U.S. Read More »

Manchester United loss a wake-up call for Chelsea, says Cahill

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This week they probably have one of the most important matches of their history, against Atlético de Madrid, and manager Danny Drinkwater is insisting they've got a secret weapon . Over on NBCSN this weekend, the mini-tournament resumes that will see the top four Premier League finishers automatically qualify for the right to be destroyed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid in next year's UEFA Champions League. Read More »

Torontoâs young stars have made Maple Leafs-Caps a must-watch series

Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri each had a goal and an assist, and William Nylander also scored for Toronto . Fast forward 13 years to Saturday, and Kapanen's son, Kasperi, scored twice in Game 2, including the victor in the second overtime to send the series across the Canadian border tied at 1. Read More »

Serena Williams reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant with first child

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Later on Wednesday she posted her photo while flaunting a baby bump with caption of "20 weeks" she was wearing a yellow swim suit in the photo and then she deleted the photo after a couple of minutes. She has played professionally for two decades, first gaining the number one ranking in 2002 and has held that spot for more than six years in total during her career. Read More »

Bahrain win puts Vettel back on top

Vettel, starting from third grid position, overtook Lewis Hamilton in the first lap itself. He said: "They are strong in race trim and we particularly struggle with the rear end". Verstappen asked his team to match that strategy and he came in on the next lap. Every year my goal is to increase the number of awesome races so minimize how many dips you have through the year. Read More »

Clippers forward Blake Griffin missing playoffs due to toe injury

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Chris Paul scored 34 points, including nine points during a 15-0 run by the Clippers in the 4th quarter, to lead the Clippers to a 111-106 win over the Jazz on Friday night. After averaging 25 points and 6 rebounds in the first two games of the series, Griffin scored 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting with 6 rebounds over 18 minutes in his abbreviated final outing for the Clippers . Read More »

Oilers look to make it 3 straight over Sharks

Three of the six Edmonton defencemen charged with containing the Sharks this series are finishing their first season with the Oilers . EDMONTON -San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer says he won't be taking a wrecking ball to a power play that has gone from lacklustre to downright liability in the National Hockey League playoffs. Read More »

Honoring Prince: It's A Paisley Park Celebration!

Last June, the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office stated that Prince died of an opioid overdose, and on Monday, it was revealed in newly unsealed documents that a doctor admitted to prescribing the singer opioids under a false name. Prince's home base in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen is marking the anniversary with a roster of shows from artists such as his old band The Revolution , Morris Day and the Time , and New Power Generation. Read More »

Ibrahimovic future in doubt after 'significant' knee injury

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United travel to Burnley on Sunday knowing victory will see them cut the gap to fourth-placed Manchester City to one point, with the city rivals going head-to-head at the Etihad Stadium in a crunch clash on Thursday night. Providing his early team update , Mourinho had mostly bad news for the reporters, while he did remain hopeful of Mata returning before the end of the season. Read More »

Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

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It was an unacceptable performance. "I don't know what's going on over there but we're just focused on ourselves and we're not worrying about what they're doing or what they're changing or doing to their lineup". 1 overall seed in the Western Conference, if they didn't turn into the "January St. Louis Blues" in March and April. And now he's proving to be the solution, and that's a scary proposition. Read More »

Spurs center Dedmon out sick for Game 4 vs. Grizzlies

Therefore, the two clear areas of weakness for both teams evened out and resulted in a wire-to-wire finish. Whether you think the officiating in Game 2 was unfair or not, it was an advantage that Kawhi had in that one that he just didn't have in Game 3 . Read More »

Thunder survive Rockets, claw back in series

But the Thunder held on regardless against the visiting Rockets, 115-113, as a James Harden 3 at the buzzer caught front iron. The Oklahoma City Thunder reduced their series deficit against the Houston Rockets thanks to Russell Westbrook , while the Boston Celtics also pulled a game back in the playoffs after downing the Chicago Bulls . Read More »

The Memphis Grizzlies 2016 playoff roster was absolutely atrocious

Kawhi Leonard (18 points) and LaMarcus Aldridge (16) each had their moments, but the Grizzlies' physicality made things hard for either to get going. We had that moment there in which the whole game changed. An area where it would seem like the Spurs had the upper hand in this game was the rebounding battle, which they won 42-33. Read More »

Man City's Guardiola ready for 'special' Wembley return

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Manchester City have progressed from each of their last eight FA Cup semi-finals, most recently in 2013 against Chelsea. While Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho got a cameo role, coming in for Raheem Sterling in the 106th minute, his compatriot, Alex Iwobi, was rooted on the bench for the entire duration of the game. Read More »