• Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game 5 Odds, NHL Betting Pick
Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game 5 Odds, NHL Betting Pick

Mattias Ekholm said everything is created to make opponents work hard and fellow defenseman Ryan Ellis noted that the hard work is required of the Predators , too. And as Luszczyszyn pointed out, only 11 teams since 1960 have been outshot by an average of as many or more shots than the Penguins are, and they all lost.

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  • Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

Emirates Team New Zealand clinched a spot Thursday in the America's Cup challenger finals, rebounding from a dramatic capsize two days earlier to eliminate British sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie . "We didn't ultimately get that America's Cup home", he said. There was a minor hiccup when BAR won race six with a near flawless display but Burl...

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  • BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach
BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach

However, Kohli had criticised the media while denying there was any truth to them. In a conversation with ANI, Khanna said he had requested the acting secretary to defer the coach selection process till the BCCI?s Special General Meeting (SGM) which is to be held on June 26.

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  • Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)
Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)

South Africa , the top ranked one-day worldwide (ODI) team in the world, were expected to beat Pakistanwith ease, a team who are ranked eighth. "So hopefully we will get time to do our drills as Sri lanka is not an easy team", said Sarfraz.

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  • Filip Forsberg scores as Predators tie Stanley Cup Finals 2-2
Filip Forsberg scores as Predators tie Stanley Cup Finals 2-2

This postseason, they rank first and second in Relative Corsi For percentage among the six Penguins defenders now playing, yet are fourth and sixth in ice time. Crosby and Malkin can practically see their fingerprint smudges on Lord Stanley's chalice now. Near the end of the first period, Crosby got mixed up behind the net with Subban.

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  • Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst
Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

Nashville will get the next two games at home , but Game 3 is a must-win for the Predators or they'll fall down a three-game hole to the defending Stanley Cup champions. "We're going back home, we're going to win the next game and then we'll see what happens from there", Subban said. It was the quickest goal to start a period in Penguins playof...

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  • Cavaliers need to play ideal basketball to stand chance in NBA Finals
Cavaliers need to play ideal basketball to stand chance in NBA Finals

Kevin Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors, who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and will get a chance on Friday in Cleveland to become the first team to go unbeaten all the way to a title. They look ready to play for many more. The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind ...

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  • Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires
Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

Rafael Nadal advanced to the French Open semifinals for the 10th time when Pablo Carreno Busta retired from their match because of injury. "It's a dream to beat Novak for the first time and reach the semi-finals at Roland Garros again", said Thiem, who was beaten by Djokovic in straight sets in the semi-finals here past year.

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  • Novak Djokovic gets blown out in straight sets at French Open
Novak Djokovic gets blown out in straight sets at French Open

At 5-4 Djokovic had two set points to break the youngster for the third time in the match and seal the opening set but Thiem had plans of his own. With Nadal leading 6-2 2-0 Carreno Busta said he could not continue after having received lengthy treatment on an abdominal injury at the end of the first set.

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  • Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders
Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders

Gatland has been under increasing pressure of late, with the 53-year-old losing his cool at a recent press conference after it was once again suggested to him that he only believed in one style of play. While Gatland may indeed be keeping a few things back, in truth there is very little time for the Lions to get things right as they build through...

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  • New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning

Former British and Irish Lions midfielder Will Greenwood has put the blame for their indifferent start to their tour of New Zealand squarely at the feet of the players and not coach Warren Gatland . Conjure a fine performance to fend off the frustrations of the Blues defeat, and the Lions who face the Crusaders could well sit in pole pos...

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  • British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race
British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race

Irish motorcycle racer Alan Bonner died after an incident during a qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT . Davey Lambert , a 48-year-old superbike rider, died this week after crashing in the annual event, bringing the death toll to 146 since its inaugural race in 1907.

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  • Five Reasons To Keep Watching The 2017 NBA Finals Despite The Blowouts
Five Reasons To Keep Watching The 2017 NBA Finals Despite The Blowouts

However last year's finals saw a Warriors team that fell because Draymond Green made the stupid error of kicking Lebron in the groin, getting suspended for a game and giving the Cavs life. The 2001 Los Angeles Lakers won 12 in a row before losing Game 1 of the National Basketball Association final to the Philadelphia 76ers, and the 1989 Lake...

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  • Warriors stun Cavs, go up 3-0
Warriors stun Cavs, go up 3-0

The Cavaliers were ahead by six points with only about three minutes to play before Durant led the Warriors on an 11 unanswered point run. Irving left Thompson open behind the 3-point line to try to swipe a steal from Zaza Pachulia in the post and Thompson buried the 3 to give Golden State an eight-point lead.

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  • Predators vs. Penguins, Game 5
Predators vs. Penguins, Game 5

NBC Sports reported an average of 4.23 million viewers through the first four games of the final, up 24 percent from previous year. Bryan Rust scored the second goal for the Penguins, increasing the lead to 2-0. Then things got chippy (and a little weird) for the game's best player. Crosby and Subban became tangled up behind the Nashville net l...

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  • 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid C.F.
'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid C.F.

The Portuguese superstar scored twice and was named Man of the Match as the La Liga club became the first side to ever successfully defend the Champions League. 'I am happy, these are good moments'. "I'm not going to say that I'll be here for the rest of my life, that's doesn't exist", Zidane said. Juventus also had substitute Juan Cuadrado dis...

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  • French Open 2017: Stunning shot by Thiem sends Djokovic sprawling
French Open 2017: Stunning shot by Thiem sends Djokovic sprawling

Only Bacsinszky has been to the French Open semifinals in the past, losing to Serena Williams at that stage in 2015. At the Masters, he lost in the fourth round at Indian Wells, made the quarters at Monte Carlo , semi-finals in Madrid before being swept aside by Alexander Zverev in the Rome final.

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  • LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team
LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team

LeBron James has made no secret of the fact that ownership of an National Basketball Association team might be a goal when he leaves the game. "And they're playing like one of the best teams once again, and obviously this team is built to be able to do that with the talent that they have".

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  • UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time
UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time

He also warned Qatar about moves to improve relations with Iran, saying that countries dealing with the regime in Tehran do so "at their own peril". Qatar hosts 8,000 U.S. military personnel at al-Udeid, the largest USA airbase in the Middle East and a launchpad for US-led strikes on the Islamic State militant group.

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  • Chelsea eye up move for £55m rated Premier League star
Chelsea eye up move for £55m rated Premier League star

As a result Mahrez is now one of the options being explored to provide cover. But he was unable to rediscover that form last season as they fell away and ended the campaign with a mid-table finish. Conte is in the market for another full-back to compete with Marcos Alonso and the newspaper says he wants Sandro but may have to pay the Serie A cham...

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