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by | June 03, 2017 | 11:16

Nashville's Pontus Aberg and Guentzel scored in the first for a 1-1 tie that carried into the third. So that was what they chatted about in the locker room. "Pekka's been excellent for us all year long", Laviolette said. "We're going to feed off that energy and we're going to be ready". "I feel like this postseason there's been plenty of time, a lot of games when we've been down and have come back from behind in the third period, and I feel like a lot of it is credit to our fans, ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:25

When Durant signed with the Warriors almost a year ago, among all the criticism that followed , Golden State became the heavy favorite to win the National Basketball Association championship. Curry's head turned quickly to Durant, who , seemingly annoyed, said he didn't want to be any part of the story. One of the nice things about having a week leading into the third consecutive matchup in the NBA Finals is that we were able to break down this series at every possible angle.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:25

It is a final which could carry two trophies for Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon or Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo , with the victor tipped also to be voted the next Ballon d'Or victor. Nadal turns 31 on Saturday and while he admitted he wasn't asking for any particular gifts, the 14-time Grand Slam victor would love to see Real claim another European title.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:37

The Warriors lost that series because Bogut - their best rim protector - got hurt in Game 5 . Flash forward to last night's NBA Finals Game One between the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers . "They're a good team; they're going to make adjustments", Brown said on June 2 on a conference call from Oakland . LeBron James had a simple explanation for what stood out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals: KD.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:11

Past year in the Finals the Cavs strategy was to leave Harrison Barnes open and it paid off. Durant was utterly dominant 11 months after leaving Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors , while Curry found a groove once he removed the black sleeve from his shooting arm protecting his tender right elbow.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:46

Frei later tweeted a lengthy apology that began: "I fouled up". "I do feel after 2012 that I really needed to correct something I left over", Sato said. The trio is just 11 points behind leader Helio Castroneves of Penske. Simon Pagenaud , the 2016 IndyCar champion, called him "a tremendous racer" who has supported "the sport forever".

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:59

Much will depend on the performance of the 2006 World Cup victor who will be in the crosshairs of a deadly Real attack spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo - the only player to score over 100 goals in the competition. The Argentine, who has drawn inevitable comparisons with Lionel Messi, has scored four goals in 10 European appearances this season. I'm enjoying what's happening to all of us.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:19

In what turned out to be a hard weekend for Mercedes , Valtteri Bottas' fourth place finish was the best the reigning world champions could manage, as Hamilton recovered from 13th on the grid to cross the line seventh, following his early qualifying exit.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:20

The Lions had been to New Zealand five years earlier and were soundly thrashed 4-0. The Lions will hope for the best but it is not likely to be plain-sailing. Army officer Campbell-Lamerton was a surprise choice as captain and did not earn selection for two tests. This is his moment, and New Zealand should not underestimate him - or his players.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:23

Later Sunday night, Frei tweeted a lengthier apology. He goes on to describe his experience writing about American athletes in WWII, and those who were killed in the Battle of Okinawa. Frei went on to say that he's angry at himself and that there "was no constructive goal in saying it". Sato became the first Japanese-born driver to win the Indianapolis 500 race.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:27

Rohan Bopanna and his partner Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, however, advanced to the pre-quarters with a hard-fought 5-7, 7-6 6-4 win over the pair of Treat Huey (Philippines) and Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan). "I went on court thinking it was going to be a tough match ..." An erratic performance saw Djokovic hit 21 errors in relinquishing a 4-1 lead in the first set.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:07

The Warriors opened the second half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals on a 13-0 run, opening up a 73-52 lead over Cleveland early in the third quarter. Both the Cavaliers and the Warriors have cruised through the postseason to reach this point, losing a combined one game in the first three rounds en route to the rematch.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:44

Spanish worldwide Isco shone in Bale's absence as Real secured their first LaLiga title since 2012, and manager Zidane remained coy on his selection headache at his final pre-match press conference in Cardiff . It is unclear whether defender Pepe will play part of the game for Madrid after suffering a broken rib but Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has been named in Juventus squad.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:20

Brewers second baseman Jonathan Villar was the victim of strikeout number 2,000 for Kershaw, who is also a three-time NL Cy Young Award victor and Gold Glove recipient. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said LHP Alex Wood (shoulder) could start throwing by the end of the weekend, and that tests on Wood's AC joint came back negative.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:22

Cleveland committed 12 of its 20 turnovers in the first half - "20 in the Finals is not going to get it done", Irving said. Stephen Curry was left alone behind the 3-point line and made Cleveland pay time and again. The Golden State center sported a "SHAQ" hat. "I know it wouldn't jolt me", Brown said regarding Kerr's possible return to the bench. Warriors: Coach Steve Kerr had hoped to feel well enough to return to the bench but stayed behind the scenes in the locker room as he continues ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:15

National Basketball Association fans have long wondered if Klay Thompson will eventually be the odd man out now that the Golden State Warriors have added Kevin Durant to the fold, and one of Thompson's fellow players believes that is bound to happen.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:02

Subban came very close to guaranteeing a win in the moments after Pittsburghs 4-1 win Wednesday night. They are another hockey business success story and just happen to be two games away from the first consecutive Stanley Cup championships in the NHL since Detroit went back-to-back in 1996-97 and 1997-98.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:01

Raiders punter Marquette King offered Warriors point guard Stephen Curry some advice on his celebration form from when he kicked his leg up in celebration. Durant dominated early with dunks when the Cavs tried to silence 3-point sharpshooters, only to have Curry catch fire in a 13-0 run that opened the second half and put Cleveland down double digits for good.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:47

Janell Wheaton had a two-run single in the first inning and Nicole DeWitt had two-run single in the second off right-hander Trinity Harrington . Florida struggled on its first pass against LSU ace Carley Hoover , but found its form midway through the second rotation in the top of the fourth, with Hoover putting two runners on without a hit before Chelsea Herndon slashed a double to right to plate both runs.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:20

Not one to let things slide, KD stared down Rihanna after making a three-pointer later in the game. Curry converted 41.1 percent of his 3-point attempts in the regular season and led the National Basketball Association in 3-pointers made for the fifth consecutive season .

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:05

The removal of Bosh from the team's salary cap will leave the Heat with over $38 million in cap space this summer, not counting Wayne Ellington, whose $6.3 million salary will be guaranteed only if he's on the Heat's roster after July 7. Under league rules, Bosh had to make his medical records available, with the doctor then determining whether an in-person physical also was required.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:23

Rinne was helpless with the move and Guentzel was alert to bang home the rebound. They're an atypical hockey market that has cultivated a rabid fan base since their inception prior to the 1998-99 season. There's more . Guentzel has 19 points, the most every for an American rookie and two shy of the all-time rookie mark of 21 by Cicarelli and equaled by Philadelphia's Ville Leino in 2010, back when he could actually play the game and not just live on Terry Pegula's millions.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:37

England , who came into the tournament at the back of a series win against South Africa, were expected to overhaul the target comfortably at the Kennington Oval. "Each of us in the batting department has had our ups and downs over the years and one of the strongest parts of reinforcing the way we play and the freedom we play with is backing that up with selection".

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:25

Only Steph Curry actually broke through, ending up with 28 points on 11-for-22 shooting. We made a lot of mistakes. "Making the pass that's in front of you". And the Cavaliers have a special bit of history on their side. When Durant signed with the Warriors almost a year ago, among all the criticism that followed , Golden State became the heavy favorite to win the National Basketball Association championship.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:54

The Stanley Cup Final heads to Nashville and a wild crowd awaits, but could it change the way the series is going? Penguins forward Jake Guentzel, right, celebrates after scoring early in the third period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Predators on May 31, 2017 in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:14

Their previous highest was 288, in Dhaka in October 2016. The tournament has had a roller coaster of a ride ever since it was first held in 1998 in Bangladesh and at its lowest ebb was termed as the "unwanted stepchild of worldwide cricket" after the 2006 edition in India .

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:25

The game went to penalties after the match ended 0-0 after extra-time with the Terriers grabbing their place in the elite 4-3 on penalties. David Wagner's Huddersfield town played a very challenging match to decide their fate of Premier League return against Jap Stam's Reading .

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:24

There is, clearly, a different feeling in Nashville, a bursting of pride and focus on the Predators, a groundswell of support for a team in one of the newer National Hockey League markets. Their strong territorial play and defensive work allowed Nashville to crawl out of a 3-0 hole and tie the game in the third period. The Predators had 38 shots to the Penguins' 27, but Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots and got the hook in favor of backup Juuse Saros in the third period.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:35

Spinner Karn returned 4-16 from four overs, while Bumrah claimed 3-7 from three as the Knight Riders failed to build any momentum. Gautam Gambhir's Kolkata Knight Riders have overcome the first hurdle in the knock-out phase by toppling Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL qualifier.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:18

There is no doubting that, of course, as the Portuguese superstar has developed into one of the deadliest strikers in the game, a fact underlined by the incredible statistic of him scoring 40 or more goals every season for the last seven years.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:27

The 21-year-old Mertens was playing in only her second Grand Slam tournament. While now slated to take on Dominic Thiem upon officially advancing, Johnson has endured both a mental and physical toll during this year's installment of the annual event.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:46

Kisner made a almost 95-foot chip-in for eagle to get him and fellow Aiken, South Carolina, resident Scott Brown into playoff at the Zurich Classic's new team format before losing on the fourth playoff hole to duo of Australia's Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt of Sweden.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:38

Chawrasia started with an early birdie, but a double bogey on third set him back. Welsh pair Jamie Donaldson and Bradley Dredge are both just one shot behind after the opening round. "Today it was important that I managed to drive really well". "It was tough out there", said Orrin. "There were a lot of swirling winds and cross winds as well, so it was hard to judge clubs.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:12

Things were decidedly more frosty on Thursday, though. To put a bit more historical context on what is now unarguably a legendary repeating engagement between the two dynasties, that June 2, 2016 clash between the two teams was the best MM Game 1 result ABC and the National Basketball Association have ever had.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:49

The squad has the utmost focus and calm, the lads stepped up when they needed to and this is the first time in a very long time we've been able to train for a whole week. The former France captain was the jewel in the crown in the "Galactico" era - his wondrous volley in the 2002 Champions League final win over Bayer Leverkusen assuring that status.