by | May 13, 2017 | 22:48

In fact, even in Game 4, the Pens' 3-2 win sans Sid, Washington just came at the defending Stanley Cup champions in waves. This Game 7 has the potential to have that kind of profound effect. - Though there wasn't much to like in the Penguins' 5-2 Game 6 loss at PPG Paints Arena , there were some players who played well with their new lines.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:56

Gary Cahill has insisted Chelsea are not getting complacent as they edge ever closer to the Premier League title. But the immediate priority is to deliver the Premier League trophy and Tottenham Hotspur's defeat at West Ham United last week together with Chelsea's defeat of Middlesbrough on Monday significantly eased the pressure during the run-in.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:26

The main narrative heading into the game revolved around Wizards star point guard John Wall and Boston star guard Isaiah Thomas . The good news for Washington is that the home team has not only won every game in this series , but going back into the regular season the home team has gone 9-0 when these two teams have gone to battle.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:59

In the first test, Pakistan gave up three wickets in its final innings before successfully chasing only 32. The decisive third Test begins next Wednesday at Windsor Park . Yasir Shah has been performing extraordinarily for us. It took the hosts just 80 minutes after lunch on final day to bowl out the visitors, who looked extremely vulnerable.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:30

Despite a near-perfect contest, Horford buried the bank shot from an nearly impossible angle to five the Celtics a 91-89 lead with 7.7 seconds left. Washington countered thanks to its dynamic backcourt. The Wizards' other starting forward, Otto Porter , was scoreless in 36 minutes. For the Wizards , they walked the walk and talked the talk with a blowout 123-108 win in their "funeral" game.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:42

Almagro had taken just one set from four previous meetings with Djokovic, but willed on by a partisan home crowd, he held on to his serve despite more pressure from the Serb in the first game of the second set. In another quarterfinal, Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay rallied to beat Alexander Zverev of Germany 3-6, 6-0, 6-4. "We had to hit very close to the line to win the points", said Nadal, who is trying to win his third consecutive title after victories in Monte Carlo and Barcelona.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:56

The latter in particular proved to be a problem for the Reds, with Balotelli's attitude, lack of effort and one league goal resulting in him leaving Liverpool after just one season. "He has had one bad game, Hearts away". Every other game he was eight out of ten, nine out of ten. The man on a day-to-day basis is totally different to the guy you see in the tunnel, starey-eyed, aggressive.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:43

However, the 32-year-old Briton led the field in both opening practice sessions at a gusty Circuit de Catalunya on Friday (12 May) after reigning constructors' champions Mercedes unveiled several significant upgrades to the front end of their vehicle for the first race of the European portion of the campaign.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:46

As he told, He'd planned to play Tuesday but was a little exhausted after a Monday outing at Quail Hollow in Charlotte. "So it was a frustrating time in the round there where I was trying to kind of get some momentum going". He opened play with a bogey on No. 1 before turning things around with a birdie on the next hole. "We all know what 17 can do", Garcia said. "Obviously, it was a hole-in-one, so if they don't react to that, then something's wrong".

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:56

Speaking on how he feels achieving such feat, the visibly elated Joshua said, "Very humbled and not just for myself, but for the people that have worked with me, so it is important that I can only repay by achieving things in the ring". "Anthony will have learnt a lot, he made mistakes, he will be even better next time". Klitschko was the first to drop in the fifth round, but he rallied to put Joshua on the canvas in the following round with a punishing left hook.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:29

Replays from El Chiringuito TV have revealed that Ramos ordered Ronaldo to target Atletico midfielder Gabi, who received a yellow card in the first half. Dybala and Juventus have the chance to dethrone Zidane's defending champions Madrid at Millennium Stadium on June 3 and the Argentina worldwide has heaped praise on the Turin favourite.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:03

Joshua King scored a late victor as Bournemouth moved into the top half of the Premier League table with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Burnley on Saturday afternoon. Prior to kick-off there had been at least two goals in 12 of the last 13 league games at the Vitality Stadium and the hosts went on the front foot from the off.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:33

A draw for Hull is unlikely to be good enough given their inferior goal difference, while Palace themselves will be desperate for victory to confirm their own safety with a game to spare. The Swans haven't kept an away clean sheet in the Premier League since their opening game this season against Burnley , going 17 on the road without one.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:26

Referee Bobby Madley gave a free-kick to Man City because of the two touches. Josep Guardiola over more and more clouds are gathering, and after visiting a draw with "Middlesbrough", they have become a storm. "The Man City player is in an offside position when the ball is struck", he said. Christian Fuchs can't get to the ball because he's stood in the way of him, preventing from swinging his foot at the ball.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:19

Rashad has appeared on ESPN and college radio, SportsTalk on NewsChannel 8 in Washington D.C., and his articles have appeared on ESPN TrueHoop,, Complex Magazine, and the DCist. "It was a tough shot, they had a couple guys on me, but that was the only shot we could have got there". Ruthless. That's what Wall was on that shot.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:19

Mills, starting his second game in the series at point guard, finished with 14 points and nailed two 3-pointers. The only other time that San Antonio was a bigger playoff underdog was at the Los Angeles Lakers on May 27, 2001, a game the Spurs lost 111-82 as 9-point underdogs.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:11

Collins told the media in the Mets clubhouse that the information about Harvey would be kept in-house where it should be. Sunday's development continues just a roller coaster of events that have happened this season, let alone last couple weeks.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:52

Through April 18, he was hitting.241 with a.379 on-base percentage, a.463 slugging percentage and a hit in six straight games. "Collectively, I don't think we're throwing the ball as well as we would like", said Arrieta, who improved to 4-1 with a 4.63 ERA.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:52

In the end Chelsea owed it to misfit Batshuayi, a peripheral figure for most of the season, to win the match and the title with only his second league goal since joining the club. But both players contributed significantly as Chelsea pulled to the lead by winning 13 straight games in all competitions. "They show me a great attitude to try to do something great this season".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:48

The government says it expects student numbers to grow as a result of access to income-contingent loans. English said many New Zealanders in Australia "don't know just what might happen next". The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) has labelled recent changes for New Zealand students in Australia as a double standard. "We're pretty unhappy about it", he told reporters in Wellington on Tuesday.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:50

Elsewhere, Laurent Koscielny, who missed Wednesday's win, is on the mend. The Gunners have seen their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League receive a much-needed boost following back-to-back 2-0 victories over Manchester United as well as Southampton over the past week and go into the game at the Bet365 Stadium four points off the top four.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:52

It's entirely fitting that the Yankees are surprisingly strong contenders in the AL East as they retire No. 2 this weekend - because nothing in recent history says "winning Yanks" more than Derek Jeter . "I have a lot of admiration and respect for how he went about his business", said Astros manager A.J. Hinch. His glamour, good looks and team-first mentality all helped - as did the good sense that kept him out of hot water in an era when many players bathed in scandal and controversy.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:19

Jake Guentzel is the unlikely goals leader with nine. Of teams still in the hunt for Lord Stanley's Cup , the Pittsburgh Penguins have the highest power play percentage at 21.6%. Edge: Slight one to Pens. "That's when we're strong defensively - everybody is competing together, battling at both ends and, at least, that gives us a chance to win at the end".

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:30

The short-term headache is Logano's - he'll have to win again to qualify for the playoffs - but the long-term ordeal belongs to Team Penske, which has now found itself on the wrong side of the rules twice this season. "What we got in trouble for something that didn't really make our vehicle any faster". It also revitalizes the debate about race wins and cars that fail inspection.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:04

Shakespeare though has rebuffed the rumours ahead of his team's clash with Watford this weekend, saying that the goalkeeper is " happy " at the club. "There's been a lot of speculation this week, but he's totally entitled to change his agent".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:58

SRH continue to be at the third spot despite the loss. All these factors make Hyderabad a side that makes them very competitive even for the most consistent sides KKR and Mumbai Indians. "We told ourselves, we are a young team , and we should play like a young team ". Displaying some exemplary teamwork, KKR's Nathan Coulter-Nile scalped three wickets to break the back of Delhi while Gambhir and Uthappa followed it up in the run chase by slamming half-centuries to seal the match in ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:35

Two nights earlier, James shot a three-pointer over Toronto shot-blocker Ibaka, but not before pausing to spin the ball twice in his hands, as if he was lining up to shoot a free throw. As the Raptors were picking up Ibaka and Tucker around the deadline, the Cavs brought in a three-point shooting specialist, Kyle Korver . After making 14 of 41 three-point attempts in Game 1 , the Cavs went 18-of-33 from behind the arc in Game 2 .

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:06

But also I like to repeat in this moment, for me and my players, the important thing is to be focused on the moment". "This could be another big, big step for me", Conte added. We are excited but this is football, you have to concentrate until the last minute and we will see. "At that moment we had a lot of pressure, but in that moment my players showed me great commitment, great focus, desire to overcome this moment and to try to win the league".

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:33

The 2003 champions face another tough start against old enemies France and Argentina, who have reached the semi-finals at two of the last three World Cups, but coach Eddie Jones scoffed at the idea it was anything like a deadly draw. "As I said before the draw was made that it doesn't matter who we are drawn against, because to win the Rugby World Cup, you have to beat the best teams out there", said Coetzee.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:55

Nadal overpowered Djokovic from the start, and converted on his third match point to earn his first victory against the second-ranked Serb since the 2014 French Open final. "On his slump, 99 per cent of players would love to be in his position", said Nadal. "Let's respect his level right now because it's true that perhaps it's not as high as he used to be, but I can also tell you it's (been) a lot of years".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:52

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal have the stomach to fight for a top-four Premier League finish as they prepare for Saturday's tricky trip to Stoke City. "Overall, I must say as well that they have had good teams". "To have all these chances and get into so many good positions is a good thing". Saints had an opportunity to make the breakthrough when Arsenal's back three contrived to play both Dusan Tadic and Manolo Gabbiadini onside, but the latter's effort was repelled by visiting ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:49

Arsenal remain without Santi Cazorla, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Laurent Koscielny are doubts. Speaking at a pre-match press conference, Arsene Wenger provided an update on the duo when discussing the Stoke vs Arsenal team news via the club's official website .

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:07

Rishabh Pant plays a shot during an IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Gujrat Lions at Ferozshah Kotla in New Delhi on Thursday. Pant: I just told Sanju bhai, if the ball is there to hit, just go for it. It could have been worse, with Raina, first, dropped by Marlon Samuels, making his Delhi Daredevils debut, in the covers, before Iyer let go of an absolute dolly in the slips, after the ball looped to him off a really good short ball from Rabada.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:06

Hollins said Conte - who won multiple Serie A titles and the Champions League with Juve and was part of the Italy side that reached World Cup and European Championship finals - has an intrinsic understanding of what makes players tick. "You have to cherish these moments, you work so hard all season to be where we are", said Chelsea defender and stand-in captain Gary Cahill . "It's great, I'm pleased for him because we all know the difficulty he found in his first season".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:47

It appeared as if it would be a three-way sprint between Caleb Ewan, Fernando Gaviria , and Greipel, but Ewan's foot slipped out of the pedal after rubbing shoulders with Gaviria. It worked out, victory for the team, first professional victory for me - maglia rosa. Postlberger looked back several times, nearly in disbelief, as none of the sprinters appeared keen to take control.