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Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh .

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Matta underwent emergency back surgery during the summer of 2007 and wears a supportive brace on his lower right leg because of nerve damage. Matta's Musketeers won 26 games in each of his three seasons and advanced in the NCAA tournament all thr...

Ferrari Grabs One-Two Victory In Monaco

Vettel went on to claim his 45th win in F1 and third of the season, with Raikkonen following home in second, but the doubt in the legitimacy of the tactics came in the timing of Raikkonen's pit stop. Hamilton subsequently suggested that Ferrari'...

Stanton becomes franchise's all-time RBI leader in win over Diamondbacks

While Volquez tossing a no-hitter registers as a surprise given the difficulty any pitcher faces in amassing 27 outs of Major League Baseball batters without allowing a hit (let alone a starter with Volquez's inconsistent record), he's no Bud Smith...

ESPN's John Clayton Dropped An All-Time Great Tweet After Being Laid Off

The departure of "The Professor", a senior NFL writer who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame writers' wing, was reported by The Sporting News' Michael McCarthy . Last year, the network moved on from Cris Carter, Keyshawn Johnson, and Ray...

Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

When Klizan approached, right arm extended, Lokoli dismissively waved him off with the back of a hand, motioning to stay away. "Obviously my body has been letting me down a little bit so I'm just trying to get that right before I go out there and p...

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes must solve tyre problem quickly to challenge Vettel

The next race is the Canadian GP in two weeks' time, and all eyes will be on Mercedes in practice and qualifying. Things nearly changed late in the race when on lap 61 of the Grand Prix Jenson Button , in his last race ever, sent 22-year-o...

LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as NBA's greatest playoff point-scorer

Lue has been preparing for the biggest battle of his basketball career this week. "It's probably up there", he said. And then, nearly as if he was trying to remind himself that he's got three championship rings and is frightful in his own right ...

NBA Finals Set To Tip Off Next Thursday, June 1

While speaking to reporters after his team closed out the Boston Celtics , LeBron said he was not in the right frame of mind to talk about the challenges the Warriors present because it is "too stressful". "It's just my personal goal to keep me moti...

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Irving was able to stay on the floor and finish the game, scoring a career playoff-high 42 points. Thomas played with a heavy heart, and played incredibly well, throughout Boston's run to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavs" "Big Three' were st...

White Sox sign Cuban prospect Robert with $26M bonus

Friday morning and arrived at Guaranteed Rate Field around noon, they waited almost 10 hours for left-hander Matt Boyd to pitch erratically once again and the offence to miss opportunities once again. He is batting.291 with 10 home runs and 27 RBI...

Golfer Simon Dyson ready for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Mixing one of England's most famous courses with tradition, a strong field and one of the biggest purses on the European Tour usually amounts to something special. I'd obviously love to see Lee Westwood play well but barring his fantastic result ...

Messi's Spanish jail sentence for tax fraud to stand

According to Spanish law, jail terms of under two years can be served under probation in cases where there are no prior offenses. The fallout of the Spanish supreme court verdict could derail his current contract talks with the club that would have r...

Monaco: Mbappe has no price

Real Madrid , Manchester United and Liverpool are among those to have already been linked to the France global. Nevertheless, it will be a kicker to said nuts if he does indeed leave. "With the history, the manager and the players at this club, i...

Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks

White finished his career with 50 goals, 215 assists and 495 penalty minutes in 604 National Hockey League games with Los Angeles and Chicago, adding seven goals and 32 assists in 91 playoff appearances. Not even half of the opening period had elapse...

Manchester City close to offering Yaya Toure new contract

The Argentine defender's contract will expire at the end of the season, and he'll be leaving the club he joined in 2008. "After next Sunday, we will start talking with individuals", the Spaniard said. The City boss has been impressed by the way Tou...

Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

Pontus Aberg's first career playoff goal was the decisive score as the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Saturday. Getzlaf said that he takes "responsibility" for using the language, but ...

Preds Rally Past Ducks 2-1, Reclaim Series Lead

Pittsburgh has had a distinct problem moving the puck out of their own zone in their last three games going back to the second round series against Washington, and it coincides with the injury to Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley, which leaves them wi...

Mourinho names United's youngest ever Premier League line-up

That meant Mourinho sent out an incredibly youthful starting line-up, with an average age of 22 years and 284 days, for a fixture that had little significance for either side. "The only positive is to save my players to give them better conditions fo...

Monaco claim first title in 17 years with St Etienne win

The report adds that Mbappe himself has chosen Madrid, but time will tell either when that transfer will happen or if another club is able to swoop in and prise him away by meeting Monaco's demands when they're ready to sell. At just 18, Mbappe h...

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Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

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New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...

Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard will return when

Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard will return when "his group" decides

For the second time, he chose to leave the team and travel to New York City to rehabilitate his quad injury . Kawhi Leonard returning this season seems like a pipe dream at this ...

76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday

76ers center Joel Embiid will have surgery for orbital fracture suffered Wednesday

Still, that's a drop from how well Philadelphia has been playing with Embiid. On Thursday, the Sixers announced that Embiid suffered a concussion and a fractured orbital bone as...