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Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

The Penguins are two wins from becoming the first team to capture consecutive Cups in almost two decades due in large part to their resiliency. Much of that identity comes from the team's backend. That shouldn't be too surprising given Detroit's 5-on-5 dominance over him in his first two trips. In the same game, not in just the home games. That's just barely above an average forward. Read More

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Patriots receive Super Bowl LI rings

Patriots receive Super Bowl LI rings

Plus, it's another reason to party and get another jab in at the vanquished foe. One of the most eye-catching photos of the night was of Brady, featuring hr right hand with all five of his championship ring from 2002, 2004, 2005, 2015, and the current ring on his middle finger. Read More

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Luciano Spalletti hints Ivan Perisic won't be forced into Inter Milan stay

Luciano Spalletti hints Ivan Perisic won't be forced into Inter Milan stay

This was Spaletti's second-stint at the capital club, having won the Coppa Italia twice and the Supercoppa Italiana once during his first tenure. He has three years remaining on his current contract at Inter. A former player with Udinese, Spalletti returned to the northern club as coach in 2002 and helped them qualify for the UEFA Cup. The former Roma Coach flew out to China this week to meet with Suning Group, the Chinese company which owns the Nerazzurri . Read More

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Murray roars back to win

Murray roars back to win

Del Potro also suffered an injury scare himself when he pulled up, holding his left groin in the second set. Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Hsieh, who won the doubles at Roland Garros in 2014, earned the win on her second match point after Konta sent a return into the net. Read More

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Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Cleveland : Kyrie Irving and LeBron James unleashed one of the NBA's greatest scoring onslaughts on Friday, powering Cleveland over Golden State 137-116 to end the Warriors' bid for a ideal playoff run. "I've played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower". Here's a look at how they've performed thus far. "But we'll go back and tee it up again". Read More

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Sharp pulls into tie for 2nd round lead at Cambridge

Sharp, from Hamilton, capped her front nine with an eagle and had a run of three straight birdies on the back. "I felt good starting the day", said Sharp, who had a strong contingent of family following her all day. Kongkraphan. The three-time LPGA Tour victor hasn't topped the mark since and even missed the cut in 2015. She said she knew she was having a good round, but didn't know how good. Read More

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Mladenovic takes down Muguruza, Raonic upset

Muguruza did not take kindly to the way spectators pulled for her opponent - her French opponent, mind you - so after her title defense ended with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 loss to 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic at a packed and rowdy Court Suzanne Lenglen, Muguruza walked toward the locker room while wagging a finger toward the stands, as if to say, "Tsk, tsk!" Venus Williams' chances of adding a first French Open title to her collection of seven grand slams faded after the 36-year-old was ... Read More

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LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

A history-making night like this wouldn't be complete without James leaving a personal mark. "He's been an awesome player in this league for a long time and I think he senses this is his time , his moment, his team. The Cavaliers' 137 total points were also the most by any team in Finals history when facing elimination. The loss left the Cavaliers shell-shocked. Read More

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Addison Russell returns to Cubs following MLB inquiry

The allegations came to light via Instagram, via some posts that have since been deleted. Pittsburgh feeling the pressure ahead of Game 5Dramatic Game 3 ends on KD's. Russell was an All-Star in 2016 and is among the best defenders in baseball at any position (he's now tied for second in baseball in Defensive Runs Saved behind only Colorado's Nolan Arenado). Read More

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Everton make 'concrete proposal' for Chelsea striker

Everton make 'concrete proposal' for Chelsea striker

Antonio Conte has been urged to sign Alvaro Morata ahead of Romelu Lukaku for Chelsea by former Arsenal striker Paul Merson. "They looked exhausted in the cup final so they definitely need some more numbers in there to be able to balance Champions League and defending the Premier League title, especially with everybody out to beat the champions". Read More

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Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

Bolt knows that every young sprinter s dream is to knock off the Jamaican speedster. The reigning world and Olympic sprint champion is going out on top. "Peaking at the right time is credit to my coach". "It was rough for me, you know". " Usain Bolt is a fierce competitor who pushes his game to the limits", Hollreiser said. Read More

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Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

In the first two games, the Orioles posted two easy victories. Jonathan Schoop had two hits and scored a run for the Orioles, who have won four of five following a seven-game losing streak. He had told the press that his fall was just caused by his foot landing strangely while tossing warm up pitches. The Orioles responded in the bottom half on a single by Chris Davis that scored Joey Rickard and Manny Machado , who advanced on a double steal. Read More

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Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals

And although it appears James, playing in his seventh straight Finals, will again fall short of a championship, Cleveland's superstar isn't faulting the Warriors for adding Kevin Durant to a 73-win team. Kevin Durant is one of the greatest basketball payers in the world, with four NBA scoring titles, an NBA Most Valuable Player Award and two Olympic Gold Medals in his trophy case, yet he prizes humility above all. Read More

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Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cavs broke scoring records while outperforming the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, beating the Warriors 137-116 and snapping their 15-game playoff winning streak. Read More

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Dana White responds to recent Los Angeles Times article

Dana White responds to recent Los Angeles Times article

On reports that WME-IMG's executives are working on the Mayweather/McGregor fight: "We live in a world right now where you can't believe anything you read". We are now in the summer and the whole Mayweather McGregor saga still seems to have no end in sight - in terms of when and where it will happen. There is worldwide interest in a potential Mayweather-McGregor fight, but a host of former boxers have been queuing up to rubbish the event as a freak show. Read More

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Durant exceeding Warriors expectations in NBA Finals

Along with the chance to win their second NBA title in three years Friday night, the Golden State Warriors will look to do something that's never been done in the NBA: Finish the postseason a ideal 16-0. A 16-0 postseason would be the greatest postseason run in National Basketball Association history. One win from his first championship and probably the NBA Finals MVP award along with it, Durant is the flawless player in the ideal place. Read More

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Team NZ choose to race Ainslie in semis

Kiwi helmsman Peter Burling , whose team finished runners-up behind defenders Oracle Team USA in the qualifiers, chose Ainslie as his semi-final opponent on Saturday night based on the weather forecast in the coming days. "After four fabulous days of ideal conditions, today was our turn to deal with the light winds, I am, though, confident we will be back racing tomorrow". Read More

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Durant fires Warriors to brink of perfection

Durant fires Warriors to brink of perfection

Durant wasn't thinking about lifting trophies or being fitted for championship rings. The Cavaliers , meanwhile, were swept out of the Finals 10 years ago this month. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland , early Thursday, June 8, 2017. Read More

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Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Doris Burke said after the controversy that, despite what the official scorers said they had been told in the first half, the technical then had actually been on Kerr and not Draymond. Some 51 fouls were called Friday night and 67 free throws attempted. Asked about the officiating overall, Kerr said, "Nice try". "Thank God I get to play in Game 5", Green said. Read More

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LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

Actually, LeBron is ready to give his two cents right now. Magic Johnson has said that his Lakers would probably have even done it in a sweep. Look at how good this team was and how many holes the cavaliers had expressly defensively. Inside the final minute, with the Cavs up 113-111, James drove the lane with Draymond Green defending him and Kevin Durant lurking at the rim. Read More

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Murray philosophical after semi-final exit to Wawrinka in French Open

Murray philosophical after semi-final exit to Wawrinka in French Open

Rafael Nadal's historic clay-court season will reach its apex on Sunday as the Spaniard will attempt to win his record 10 Roland Garros title and his third "La Décima" of the season. Despite holding a 15-30 lead three straight times on the Wawrinka serve, he failed to break through. Solid serving, counter-punching and stunning attack by both men sent the fourth set to a tiebreak without a single break point given up. Read More

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Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees

The Baltimore Orioles will try to make the gap a little tighter when they visit the Yankees for the opener of a three-game series on Friday. The Yankees are coming off a series win against Boston and look to get ahead of the Orioles in the first of their three-game set tonight at Yankee Stadium, but nearly all of the talk pregame was about two pitchers: one who is hurt, and one who isn't. Read More

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Star Wars Battlefront II offers preorder bonuses

Star Wars Battlefront II offers preorder bonuses

Immediately following the press conference , on EA.com the livestream will continue until 3pm PT with a behind-the-scenes look at what's happening in the FanFest at EA PLAY. Some of these bonuses remain mysterious until we obtain a look at actual gameplay. And obviously, there will most definitely be several trailers showcasing several EA Sports titles like Federation Internationale de Football Association 18, Madden NFL 18 and National Hockey League 18. Read More

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Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

It is the lowest the Cardinals have ever been in Mike Matheny's turn at manager, and it's the first time since the end of the 2007 season that they have had a record this poor this late in the season. If we're 10 games over.500 and in first place, these changes aren't going to happen. Peralta has struggled mightily this season, posting a.204 batting average, .259 on-base percentage and woeful.204 slugging percentage. Read More

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Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Subban. What separates Crosby is an ability to raise his play in lockstep with the stakes. Pittsburgh C Sidney Crosby reached 20 career points in Stanley Cup Final games, moving one ahead of Mario Lemieux for the club record. Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final is a can't-miss show and not just for Penguins and Predators fans in Pittsburgh . "I'm not breaking earth-shattering news: The NBA Playoffs have not been very good. Read More

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Formula One: Alonso repeats quit threats

Formula One: Alonso repeats quit threats

The veteran led a total of 27 laps before his Andretti Autosport Honda vehicle returned to the 179th lap. It was very intense because I had to learn on the job, from scratch, "he said". He insists another world championship in F1 is still his primary goal, but added that he is "not afraid" of a future outside F1. "We have to win", Alonso said. Read More

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Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

The fact that one more defeat will nearly block Bangladesh's road to semi-finals, the "Tigers" are anticipated to perform well. Australia is now second in the group with two points from as many matches . Tamim was the standout performer from his side and scored half of the team's entire total alone after Bangladesh elected to bat first. On the bright side for Smith, his bowlers were more effective against Bangladesh after struggling to find their rhythm in the New Zealand match . Read More

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