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by | June 13, 2017 | 05:32

The Los Angeles Chargers released Dunlap on March 13. When the Chargers signed Russell Okung this offseason, they no longer had need for their starting left tackle from the previous four seasons. Dunlap became a starter in 2012 with the Philadelphia Eagles, who drafted him in 2008. In 2014, he started all 16 games and was recognized as the team's lineman of the year .

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:44

The Cleveland Cavaliers meet Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the NBA Finals on Tuesday morning. But it was a ideal storm for the Cavaliers as so many things contributed to the Warriors' collapse. 2-9 from deep, 4-13 overall for 14 points just isn't going to cut it - especially if Klay Thompson's shot isn't falling either (4-11 for 13 points in game 4).

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:13

After his dismissal, Comey leaked shocking details of a series of meetings with Trump, in which the president allegedly asked for Comey's "loyalty" and suggested that he shelve an FBI investigation into Trump's national security adviser. "You and I both know my father a long time ". Trump said at a news conference Friday that he would reveal if he taped the conversations "over a very short period of time ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:47

Tapwrit , meanwhile, settled in third, right behind the dueling leaders. The grey son of champion sire Tapit duly became his trainer's third victor of the race after Rags To Riches (2007) and Palace Malice (2012); the victory also means Pletcher won two legs of this year's Triple Crown following the Kentucky Derby triumph of Always Dreaming .

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:43

Carl Hagelin sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with 14 seconds left in leading the Penguins to become the first National Hockey League team in almost two decades to win consecutive championships. As the Cup was circling the ice, players and family, friends and relatives shuffling joyfully about, the Conn Smythe was nowhere to be seen. That's not bad company! Marc-Andre Fleury, the longtime starter who had struggled in every playoff since the team's 2009 Cup win, replaced him and ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:42

Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence in him. Coach Mike Sullivan thinks his Penguins are playing better, harder and smarter over the past two games. "Opportunities like this, they don't come around often, so you want to make the majority", Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said. So for three series, we've been able to do that.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:48

The moment changed that series. But the bigger incident involved Warriors enforcer Draymond Green , who is known for passionately expressing his grievances on the court. The public address announcer said the technical was on Green , and it was listed in box scores distributed at the end of the first quarter and at halftime.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:37

Instead veteran defender Jalal Hosseini, Lokomotiva Zagreb midfielder Ali Karimi and Panionios playmaker Masoud Shojaei got the nod from coach Carlos Queiroz. This is the first time in the country's history that they have qualified for consecutive World Cups and only the fifth time that they have ever reached a finals.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:46

The Tigers opted for just four genuine specialist bowlers against England in favour of a deeper batting line-up and Maxwell says Australia will look to take full advantage if they are faced with a similarly thin bowling attack on Monday. "But I have been working hard on my bowling and hopefully I will get an opportunity at some stage". "It was quite smart, bowling a slow ball, and courageous.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:09

Crosby, Malkin and others also played in the World Cup of Hockey before the season, making this an even longer year than usual. The Stanley Cup is returning to Pittsburgh after Patric Hornqvist scored the go-ahead goal on a bad-angle shot with 95 seconds left in a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:36

Moustakas is a must-start in all formats as the Royals open up a three-game series in San Diego against the Padres. Hammel has given up no less than three earned runs in his last five starts and has an ERA of 5.65 at home this season. One night later, the Royals stepped into the ring with the Astros again, sending rookie pitcher Junis to fight up a weight class. Old friend Nori Aoki led off with a single.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:54

He even tries to cover up every available ounce of space, yet when you're as hot as Guentzel is during the 2017 postseason, there's nearly no hope. A mere 10 seconds into the third period, Bryan Rust fired a long-range shot that bounced off Rinne and onto Guentzel's stick for the game-winner.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:15

When asked how the big stars like Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston are going to react to the sacking of players, Walters was quick to hose the question down. Interchange: Michael Morgan, Coen Hess , Jarrod Wallace , Tim Glasby . "Corey has been a winger manufactured over time". The biggest bolter is Melbourne prop Glasby while Gold Coast front rower Wallace has also been called up to debut after being 18th man in game one.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:58

We haven't played great thus far, but there's no pressure on us. Now that they've found a rhythm, the series has taken on an entirely different complexion. "Our mindset has to be winning games and not smiling back and forth or talking and playing". He didn't do anything in Game 4 to warrant a suspension like past year when he hit James in the groin area when he stepped over the Warriors forward.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:37

There have been 114 meetings between the countries but none have ended as dramatically. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute goal had looked like it would give Gareth Southgate's men the three points. The two free-kicks that Griffiths expertly placed beyond Joe Hart came in the 87th and 90th minutes and it is doubtful Hampden has ever made a more deafening roar than when the second one curled into the England net.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:51

The fate of the Jets receiver had been up in the air since June 6 when Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made it known that the 30-year-old wouldn't be returning to NY for the 2017 season. When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? He was forced to miss 13 games last season due to hip and shoulder injuries, undergoing surgery to fix both issues.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:02

The deal to hire the Panthers' 15th coach in franchise history is expected to be finalized on Monday. The Florida Panthers named Boughner their head coach Monday, a day after the current version of the Predators ended their bid for the Stanley Cup .

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:42

Then again, few had a player like James, who set an NBA Finals record with his ninth triple-double in Game 4 , or Irving, who scored 40 points. The Warriors dominated their two previous home games in the series, winning 113-91 and 132-113.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:41

On Saturday afternoon, Indian troops resorted to ceasefire violation "without any provocation" in Battal sector of AJK's Poonch district, killing an elderly civilian, officials said. Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing with heavy weapons in Jandrot and Hot spring sectors along the LoC, according to ISPR. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria in a statement said that 100 Sikh Yatrees had been issued visas but Indian authorities stopped majority at Atari.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:01

Although it has faced longstanding worries that it struggles to produce top-level talent, the victory could be a new beginning for the new stars, many of whom belong to Premier League clubs but struggle for regular minutes. His powerful first-time shot was parried out by keeper Wuilker Farinez but the Everton forward pounced to drive in the loose ball. His penalty save in the final saw the Young Lions over the line and helped him to the Golden Glove award.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:09

Today's action was the resumption of Sunday's Game 2 which was suspended due to rain in the bottom of the fifth inning with the Deacons leading 5-4. The Gators have earned a berth in the College World Series 11 times already and are looking to go for a fourth season in a row. Wake's Ben Brazeale led off the bottom of the ninth by lifting a Byrne pitch just over the fence and inside the pole in left field to tie the game, and dash what could have been one of the greater combined pitching ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:14

A disappointing tournament for any South Africa player or fan, but one from which valuable lessons can be, and have to be taken with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 to be played in the United Kingdom as well in less than two years. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed, speaking to media ahead of the big game, said: "We had a good bowling meeting". Both India and South were in a must-win situation in this virtual quarter-final match.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:43

Not India , who improved to 4-0 against the South Africans in Champions Trophy history, and knocked them out for a third time. Later Yuvraj too chipped in with 23 runs and concluded the proceedings with a maximum take make India win the match by 8 wickets.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:08

The 15th seed Petra Kvitova experienced an emotional victory after being sidelined for five months due to hand injury as she overcame Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 in women's singles first round on Sunday. After picking up a racquet again in March, nearly 12 weeks after the attack, Kvitova targeted a comeback at Wimbledon despite acknowledging that she wasn't "100% ready" for Grand Slam tennis.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:55

The 31st-seeded Vinci, most famous for ending Serena Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost to Rio Olympics gold medallist Monica Puig 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. The first result at the 2017 French Open was a tearful one. Anisimova, who is 262nd in the rankings, became the first player born in 2001 to earn a spot in a Grand Slam main draw when she claimed the U.S.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:09

Hart felt the England wall could have done him a favour if they had jumped for the first free-kick. All credit to Hart for coming out to speak post-match, for over 10 minutes, about yet another performance which has cast huge doubts over his England future.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:17

Barcelona are understood to want to move early to head off competition from other clubs. It is believed Verratti has spoken to PSG's new director of sport Antero Henrique, letting him know of his desire to leave the French capital in the transfer window.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:25

The 24-year-old is not getting on with the Parisian side, having not taken their alleged lack of competitiveness well, PSG never reaching a Champions League final in his time there. The La Liga giants are not the only club interested in signing the PSG star. Barcelona lead the chase for his signature, and are thought to have already made contact over a potential move, while Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Manchester City all retain an interest.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:41

In fact, his impressive development over the last five years have seen the player blossom into one of the finest central midfielders in the world. Carlo Ancelotti will obviously know Verratti well from their days together in Paris, and so it remains to be seen which offer the Italian worldwide prefers, if he is indeed to leave PSG .

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:49

Dispels the myth that we don't produce outstanding talent. "I feel sorry for them but I'm happy", he told AFP. Ten years at the club where he came through the Academy yielded just one first-team appearance - 17 minutes as a substitute in a Champions league game against Maribor.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:13

It's one reason why he won four scoring titles. I don't see anything amusing or anything to smile about. "We got to find our edge and respond", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said. Then you add some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation. "They did a good job on him in Game 4 ", Kerr said. "Thinking about previous year does you no good".

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:42

Penguins goaltender Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout. Pittsburgh's win is the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:11

The Togo worldwide played for four different teams in the Premier League , but the one he regrets playing for the most is the latest English club he represented. 'The only error that I made was to sign for Crystal Palace in January 2016. But that emotional return has been ruled out and Ledley says clubs have already shown an interest in him, including many from overseas.

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:26

Seriously, repeat after me, we won . Got to be physical. The first three games, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, talking to guys and - yeah, I didn't like that. The Golden State sharpshooter went 4 of 13 from the floor for only 14 points, as the Warriors lost 137-116 at Cleveland in game four, still leaving Curry and his teammates ahead 3-1 in the best-of-seven title series.

by | June 12, 2017 | 23:56

About 400,000 fans lined streets downtown for that parade, the biggest celebration for any of the team's five Stanley Cup championships. Other details were still being finalized Monday and will be announced later. The Penguins also killed off 32 seconds of a 5-on-3 at 8:47 of the third after Trevor Daley punched Ryan Ellis with Olli Maatta already in the box for tripping.