• Predators on brink as Rinne struggles in Pitt
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles in Pitt

After the third goal went by him to end the period, his night was over. Starting Juuse Saros is still an option, but trusting a rookie with that start is as much of a sure thing as hoping Good Rinne shows up in an elimination game. Game 4 was Pittsburgh's best game through the first four contests and carried that momentum into Game 5. The ...

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  • Middlesbrough set to appoint former Leeds boss Garry Monk
Middlesbrough set to appoint former Leeds boss Garry Monk

A formal announcement is expected this afternoon. Monk has been favourite for the post since Sun Sport revealed chairman Steve Gibson wanted to speak to the Leeds United boss as he headed for the exit. Sunderland are yet to announce their retained list, with Seb Larsson one of eight players now due to leave at the end of the month as their co...

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  • Whataburger trolls Cavaliers after devastating Game 3 loss
Whataburger trolls Cavaliers after devastating Game 3 loss

He was also one win away from returning to the Finals a year ago with Oklahoma City but they squandered a 3-1 series lead to Golden State , who he joined a little over a month later. The Warriors set a record for three-pointers made in a quarter (nine in the first) and in a half (12) and finished 16-for-33 on three-pointers. Especially when a ...

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  • Impressive England secure semi-final spot
Impressive England secure semi-final spot

Alex Hales, Joe Root and Jos Buttler all scored half-centuries, while Liam Plunkett stole the show with the ball, taking four wickets. In response, the Kiwis got off to a nervy start but captain Kane Williamson held things together from one end.

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  • French Open roundup from day eight
French Open roundup from day eight

When she returned, she was asked again whether the " forza " calls had been annoying, and replied: "No, I think she speaks like 25 languages, I heard". “Everything wasnt ideal. There were a few concerns, ” Mladenovic said, before joking: “I made about 35 double-faults today, but everythings OK!”. Venus Williams , Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sam St...

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  • Durant's shot sends ideal Warriors over Cavs in Finals
Durant's shot sends ideal Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Game 4 on Friday is a chance not only to win it all, but to become the first team in league history to go 16-0 in the playoffs. No NBA team have ever found their way back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series but James was not ready to admit defeat.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match
Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

New Zealand should have the edge over Bangladesh when it comes to local knowledge given their 87-run defeat by England in Cardiff on Tuesday. But fast bowler Wood made the key breakthrough to dismiss the star batsman. Stokes looked in magnificent touch, striking four fours and two sixes on his way to 48. While he and Taylor were at the c...

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  • Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release
Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release

In her ABC interview, she said the hormone therapy was essential. A tearful Chelsea Manning thanked former President Obama for granting her clemency in the final days of his presidency, saying that in doing so he gave her "a chance" to move on with her life.

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  • Nashville's Pekka Rinne benched after allowing three goals in first
Nashville's Pekka Rinne benched after allowing three goals in first

Nashville won games by 4-1 and 5-1, but the Penguins' victory on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead was by far the most lopsided game of the Final. How can the Preds pull off a win on the road? It was a familiar showing for Rinne. Kessel ended a six-game goal drought 8:02 into the second. "You move forward here, you learn from it and we...

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  • In UK Election, More Women Than Ever Won Seats in Parliament
In UK Election, More Women Than Ever Won Seats in Parliament

The poll suggests the Conservatives be the largest party but will secure only 314 of the 650 seats in Parliament's House of Commons - a loss of 17 seats. "It is exactly the opposite of why she held the election and she then has to go and negotiate Brexit in that weakened position", said Professor Tony Travers of the London School of Economics.

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  • Halep Into Second French Open Final
Halep Into Second French Open Final

Halep's poise, tactical skills and refusal to concede on every single point made the difference as she prevailed 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a date with Jelena Ostapenko, the 20-year-old Latvian daredevil who goes for the throat on every ball she hits.

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  • Canterbury Crusaders preparing for tough encounter against Lions
Canterbury Crusaders preparing for tough encounter against Lions

They're better than what they showed and how they played against the Blues. Christchurch will provide the setting as the Lions bid to topple a side who remain undefeated in their 14 games so far this season. "Owen is a real leader like Johnny is and they're a real driving force behind our game plan". It has been noticed by New Zealanders and th...

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  • Golden State comes from behind to win Game 3
Golden State comes from behind to win Game 3

And now Curry will likely be able to do that in person if he wants. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit. The Warriors , down by six with less than two minutes remaining, scored the game's final 11 points. It was Cleveland's first lead at the end of any quarter in this series. The Game 3 record follows another historic shooting performance ...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

Durant hit the game-winning three ball with 45.3 second remaining in regulation to give the Warriors a 118 to 113 victory. He has sounded resigned to the fact the Cavaliers just don't have the players to match up with the Warriors . Their situations are different - James never joined a team as strong as these Warriors - but he said he's proud ...

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  • Warriors Rally to Beat Cavs in Game 3 of NBA Finals
Warriors Rally to Beat Cavs in Game 3 of NBA Finals

The temptation is to be highly critical of the Cavaliers . In the video above, watch a recap of Golden State's Game 3 win over Cleveland . James and Irving were relentless in the second half and it appeared they had done enough to get Cleveland over the top and perhaps back in the series.

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  • Thiem thrash Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals
Thiem thrash Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

It's worrying too for Djokovic, who blew a 4-2 lead in the first set. "It was just today it was just unusual how it came about". In the first men's semifinal at Roland Garros on Friday, No. "It's hard to comment (on) the third set". Seventh-seeded Gabriela Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna won the mixed doubles title at the French Open . What ma...

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  • Ostapenko celebrates birthday by setting up final date with Halep
Ostapenko celebrates birthday by setting up final date with Halep

Her now trademark smile followed a fearless win in the first set. However, Pliskova rallied, breaking for a 4-2 lead in the second and levelling the contest at a set apiece. Saturday at Roland Garros. Ivanovic won the title at the French Open the next year. No wonder this new star, who is assured of No18 in the ranks come Monday and No12 if she...

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  • FINALS: Warriors Stun Cavs With Late Comeback Win
FINALS: Warriors Stun Cavs With Late Comeback Win

James might be thinking like another of his good friends, rapper Jay Z on his classic posse cut "Reservoir Dogs", 'The weather's nicer and the price is much cheaper'. TURNING POINT: This one was in doubt every step of the way, as neither team was able to build a double-digit lead. "It's probably the most firepower I've played in my career".

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  • Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth
Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth

Mexico is now sitting at the top of the points table in their CONCACAF group. That will make Dos Santos unavailable to the Galaxy (5-5-3) during the busiest stretch of the season, when they'll play six games in a three-week span from June 14 to July 4.

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  • Canada adds 77000 full-time jobs in surprising development
Canada adds 77000 full-time jobs in surprising development

Statistics Canada says the jobless rate for the London-St. "All told, an extremely strong employment report for Canada, coming on the heels of last week's strong GDP figures". Market expectations were for a utilization rate of 83.5%, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada. The Canadian dollar was up by 0.3% at 1.3472 per U.S.

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