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by | June 06, 2017 | 16:43

Arvidsson had 31 regular-season goals but had been mired in a deep slump before he finally broke out for an important insurance goal before the second period ended. Charles Barkley has taken advantage of a day off in the NBA Finals and accepted NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's invitation to come watch the Stanley Cup Final in person.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:34

We can play him with offensive people. Game Five is in Pittsburgh on Thursday. Who will come out on top and win the 2016-17 Stanley Cup? On the other side, the Predators defensive effort limited shots and traffic in front of Pekka Rinne who returned to pre-SCF form with an outstanding performance in game three.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:45

White didn't like that response and publicly stated that Johnson doesn't make the fights, he does, and said they were moving forward with Johnson vs. Dillashaw, likely in August. In his statement , Johnson details the negotiations that led him to believe he was fighting Ray Borg, and claims UFC president Dana White threatened to shut down the entire flyweight division if "Mighty Mouse" refused to fight Dillashaw.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:05

Subban relishes playing against the man he calls the world's best player in Crosby, and he also has plenty of help from fellow defensemen Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis and Mattias Ekholm. Crosby and the Penguins' frustration was apparent in the third period. That's by design. Subban is a flake but he's not stupid. Rinne denied chance after chance after Crosby's goal, many of them saves that the 6-foot-5 Finn struggled to make in Games 1 and 2 in Pittsburgh.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:48

Moreover, Valverde's calm and composed nature was favoured by the Barca board over the more fiery approach of the other leading candidate Jorge Sampaoli, who is expected to leave Sevilla to take over as Argentina boss. "I have to adapt to the style and the play of the club", he said. "I hope I can help him in any way possible and that I'll enjoy the experience". Despite those plus points, however, Valverde will receive little more than a lukewarm welcome from many fans, who are sceptical ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:23

Court, who is a church pastor, was speaking to Vision Christian Radio after causing to storm by saying she avoided Australian airline Qantas "where possible" in protest at its support of same-sex marriage. "Which is why I think it's time to change your name". The player, who married businesswoman and former Russian model Julia Lemigova in 2014, also said she had forgiven Court for calling her "a bad role model".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:28

Warawinka's win also coincided with World No. 1 Andy Murray storming into the quarter-finals after registering a straight-sets victory over Russia's Karen Khachanov . - Third seed Stan Wawrinka defeated France's Gael Monfils 7-5 7-6 (7) 6-2 to set up a last eight clash with Croatian Marin Cilic . "I played a good game".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:12

The Bluebirds have matched an offer from Celtic; though the Scottish champions are reportedly in advanced talks with the former Leicester man. However, should Christie decide to stay at Parkhead Aberdeen are willing to accept a straight cash deal with the fee for the Republic of Ireland worldwide in the region of £1.2million.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:22

The Warriors are crushing them by a combined 41 points through two games, with the series set to shift to Cleveland for Game 3 at 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Cavs weren't great in Game 2 but they were probably good enough to beat any of the other 28 teams in the league, just not the Warriors . "We're hoping it's going to be a different story at home".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:29

While many Rangers disappointed during the season's first 54 games, Dyson's inability to keep the ball in the ballpark has, to a staggeringly large extent, hamstrung the team's record. Dyson had 38 saves last season when Texas won its second consecutive AL West title. While he appeared to have improved in an adjusted role in May, he succumbed to the Red Sox by allowing four earned runs and no outs on May 24.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:31

Eighth-seeded Japanese Nishikori reached his seventh grand slam quarter-final with a 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 win over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco . It appears a dramatic turnaround for Murray, who arrived at Roland Garros having lost back-to-back matches against Borna Coric and Fabio Fognini.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:08

He started very solid, not making errors, and just spinning the ball well, getting a lot of balls back. Federer was on the receiving end of another major defeat as Nadal landed his first Wimbledon title - 9-7 in the fifth set and in near-darkness.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:07

The second goal came 3:45 into the second period. What was initially called a save by Murray was overturned when the review team determined the puck crossed the line. Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel did it in the first two games of this series and Roy Conacher did it for Boston in Games 3 , 4 and 5 against Toronto in 1939.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:11

It started when three men drove a van into people walking on the bridge. The Metropolitan Police on Monday identified two of the three suspects in the London Bridge terror attack . He says Candice Hedge underwent surgery but suffered no major damage and is expected to recover. The identities of two of the London Bridge killers dominate the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:48

WHAT HOME-COURT ADVANTAGE? The Cavaliers' nine-game postseason road winning streak, three shy of the 2001-02 Lakers' league record, started with victories previous year in Games 5 and 7 in Oakland. I don't know. Ultimately I don't think I can worry about that. "My only motivation is to be able to compete for a championship every single year". Same thing when LeBron went to Miami with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh , people wanted to hand them the title and they lost the first year to a ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:26

Formula One misfit Takuma Sato was the toast of Japan on Monday after becoming the first driver from his country to win the storied Indianapolis 500 . Alonso admitted he was cheering on team-mate Takuma Sato in the closing laps as he closed on the victory, and he praised the Japanese racer for giving him some assistance during the month of May.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:07

He becomes the first player to sign for the club since Arsene Wenger agreed a new two-year deal at the Emirates. Kolasinac's contract at Schalke had expired, leading to rumoured interest from the likes of Manchester City , Chelsea and AC Milan as well as Arsenal .

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:05

He did not immediately miss any time and went on to lead the Warriors to their first National Basketball Association title in 40 years. The three-time champion put up 29 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds as he tied Magic Johnson for the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:20

However, he remains standing, wobbling, then leaning against a wall for support. The female officer has to repeatedly tell him to blow into the breathalyzer so she can get an accurate reading. Newly released video taken inside a police station on Tuesday has emerged showing a handcuffed Woods blowing into a breathalyser and answering questions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:56

Being able to carry that momentum on the ice into Game 4 will be big for the Predators, who managed to hold both Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby without a shot on goal, but will again have a hard time holding down the Penguins' top talent.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:30

Martic, ranked 290th in the world after a 10-month injury layoff a year ago, was two points from victory at 5-2, 30-0 on her opponent's serve, but Svitolina unleashed a barrage of winners to claim 20 of the last 26 points. "I am grateful that I can still perform in front of everyone". Murray will next play Japanese eighth-seed Nishikori, who recovered to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 and Murray was wary of the resurgent 2014 US Open finalist.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:56

Nashville actually fell behind 1-0 in Game 3 before rattling off five straight goals. Game 5 is Thursday in Pittsburgh. The only other player to have his first three National Hockey League goals for the Stanley Cup Final was Johnny Harms with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1944, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:30

On Thursday, FS1 host Jason Whitlock was a guest on " The Herd " and set social media on fire when he stated LeBron is too rich to suffer from racism and it's only a problem for poor people. In typical left-stream fashion, Kalaf ganged up on the one conservative in the debate. "To say that it's not someone's fight because they're rich is just ridiculous".

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:27

Twenty overs need to be bowled for a result to stand under the Duckworth/Lewis system and Australia would have been well ahead of the 48 runs required, for the loss of one wicket, under a rain-affected target. We just saw a bit of a farce. We have to beat England and I think then it's - I think then we're through. Leg-spinner Adam Zampa grabbed two wickets in an impressive spell while Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Travis Head and Moises Henriques took a wicket apiece as the Australians ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:19

Bryce Harper took clear exception to the pitch, immediately charged towards Strickland, and miserably failed at an attempt to hit him with his helmet. "History is history, some people hold it longer than others". An hour or so earlier, the Nationals had taken on the Giants in what is a rare brawl for the boys from the District, who rarely initiate and often do not retaliate, but will do so now and then.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:32

Murray broke the serve of the 21-year-old Russian, playing in a Slam fourth round for the first time, on five occasions. If he hits the ball as big as he did [against me] I think he can keep it close . Martic, ranked 290th, served for the match at 5-3 on Court Suzanne Lenglen but was broken by Svitolina. After Murray converted a third set point of his own when his opponent's big forehand landed barely wide, del Potro rested his head on the net and stayed put for several seconds, the very ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:39

The victory saw Huddersfield to return to England's top flight for the first time since 1971-72. Mooy has since returned to City, set to depart for a feast of football with the Socceroos which includes a crucial World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia, a glamour friendly against Brazil and the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:03

Nashville improved to 8-1 at Bridgestone Arena with a dominating 5-1 win as -153 home chalk in Game 3 to cut their series deficit to 2-1 ahead of Monday night's Penguins vs. Nashville fans did their best to lift his spirits by chanting his name in pre-game warm-ups. The Penguins now have lost two straight for the second time this postseason.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:21

It long has denied supporting militant groups and described the crisis as being fuelled by "absolute fabrications" stemming from a recent hack of its state-run news agency. Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has revoked the license of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to to be closed within 48 hours, the regulatory body said said in a statement.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:46

Good morning! The Warriors beat the Cavaliers, 132-113, and took a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals . Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:43

Ronchi's innings at a Brendon McCullum-esque tempo enabled Williamson (100 off 97 balls) and Ross Taylor (46 off 58) to sculpt a 99-run third-wicket platform which presented the middle and lower order with a chance to unleash. It was pretty ordinary . The Australians left Birmingham straight after the game for the bus trip to London where they will face Bangladesh in a must-win game on Monday at The Oval.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:53

Turan has struggled for regular playing time at Barcelona since moving to the club in 2015 with the 30-year-old playing 18 league matches this season, of which 14 were starts. Sport say Arsenal would ask an "astronomical" figure for Bellerin, which is put at €50m, something sounding strangely reasonable in the current market, especially given the player's long contract.

by | June 06, 2017 | 13:59

In his start, Rodriguez pitched 5.2 innings, giving up seven runs on eight hits for the loss. Benintendi tied the game 3-3 in the third inning with a solo blast to right. Hopefully, the rest of the Red Sox team is able to shake off the struggles from the first third of the season and hit more deep balls the rest of the year.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:44

Durant's addition to an already loaded Warriors roster has Golden State coasting through the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs. "The talent on the floor in this series is just unbelievable", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr , who returned to the bench Sunday after missing 11 postseason games - all wins of course - because of complications from back surgery.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:59

In the second set, the Croatian was broken once again in the very first attempt and Bopanna/Dabrowski looked on course to a comfortable win before the Canadian Gabriela was broken. Although this is the 37-year-old player's highest mixed doubles finish so far, Bopanna is a former Grand Slam finalist in the men's doubles . Bopanna and Dabrowski will next play the victor of the match between Andreja Klepac / Dominic Inglot and Andrea Hlavackova/Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the latter pair ...