• Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final
Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final

Well, through two periods of Game 2 Sidney Crosby and Malkin didn't have a shot on goal, and the Predators were controlling 64.7 per cent of the shot attempts at five-on-five, and the shots Pittsburgh did get were distant, helpless. Aberg, cutting in from the left wall, got past Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta , who fumbled the puck, and s...

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  • Penguins need 'best game' from Malkin, Kessel to regain Stanley Cup hopes
Penguins need 'best game' from Malkin, Kessel to regain Stanley Cup hopes

Rinne is now 1-8-2 lifetime against the Penguins - his lone win came in relief at Nashville - and he owns a career 5.15 goals-against average and.822 save percentage in Pittsburgh. "I came here well-prepared and we just didn't have it tonight". Penguins - RW P. Hornqvist (Questionable Thursday, wrist), C N. Bonino (Questionable Thursday, lower bo...

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  • Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup challenger final
Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup challenger final

The America's Cup , the oldest competition in global sport, was first raced in 1851 around the Isle of Wight and has been won by only four nations. Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling has taken the blame for nearly losing a commanding lead in race six of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup challenger final against Artemis.

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  • Riyad Mahrez on his Leicester City future
Riyad Mahrez on his Leicester City future

There were rampant rumours linking him with an exit last summer, with Arsenal one of the touted destinations, but with their miraculous Premier League title resulting in a Champions League place, the dazzling winger was convinced to stay at the King Power and test himself in Europe.

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  • Technical Foul Confusion Just Part of NBA Finals Game 4 Tension
Technical Foul Confusion Just Part of NBA Finals Game 4 Tension

Between how agonizingly close the Cavs were to winning Game 3, and the way that absolutely everything worked for them during a comfortable, wire-to-wire victory in Game 4, it's tempting to think Cleveland may have found something that works in this series.

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  • Liverpool apologise for Virgil van Djik approach, end interest
Liverpool apologise for Virgil van Djik approach, end interest

They were furious when a raft of newspaper stories appeared on Monday saying that van Dijk had agreed to join Liverpool , and that the 25-year-old had been impressed by Jurgen Klopp's involvement in his pursuit. The reds have bought 5 players from Southampton in the last 3 summer transfer windows - with a combined transfer fee of around £90...

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  • Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution
Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Kiwi Scott Dixon has been involved in another IndyCar crash, this time at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday (NZ time). Instead, Dixon got taken out in one last crash to end a wild race at the repaved and reconfigured 1 1/2-mile track and Power won under caution.

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  • John Terry reveals how Victor Moses felt after FA Cup sending off
John Terry reveals how Victor Moses felt after FA Cup sending off

Arsene Wenger insists he will head into Tuesday's board meeting to discuss his Arsenal future perfectly equipped with all he needs to secure a new contract - namely a replay of Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup final win over 10-man Chelsea . "So it is frustrating". It was the game that proved we all know absolutely nothing about football. With his ...

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  • Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal
Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal

Wenger's latest contract was due to expire this year but after holding talks with Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke, Wenger has signed a new deal that will extend his stay at the north London club to almost 23 years. "People were talking to me about announcements today, but the announcement would have been if he was leaving". "When I went to Arsenal ...

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  • Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland
Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland

That's what we have shown, that we are a team that is never beat. Now you can't take your eye off the immediate goal of being able to get there, but we also can't wait for qualifying and wait until next March before we start working towards things.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/11/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/11/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

He's allowed two or fewer goals in eight of those 10 games and tied Antti Niemi with his 36th playoff win for the most in National Hockey League history by a Finnish-born goaltender. "I know there's things we can do that can support our goaltender better". The Penguins played nearly the ideal tactical game to take a 3-2 lead in the series, whic...

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  • Get ready for 'grand alliance' at the centre: Lalu Prasad Yadav
Get ready for 'grand alliance' at the centre: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Ever since a Nitish-led " mahagathbandhan " of RJD, JD (U) and Congress handed down a stunning defeat to BJP in 2015 Bihar Assembly election, a grand alliance is being seen as the only way to stop the saffron juggernaut. "All these properties were bought by Chowdhary when the RJD chief was the Railway Minister in the UPA government", he said ad...

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  • Morata, James Rodriguez could be Man Utd team-mates after hint
Morata, James Rodriguez could be Man Utd team-mates after hint

Per Marca's Jose Felix Diaz (adapted by Euan McTear), Morata's agent Juanma Lopez told Real director general Jose Angel Sanchez on Friday his player wants to move on this summer. Sky Sports reported that United goalkeeper David de Gea was not included in the offer, while Real Madrid are thought to want in the region of 78 million pound (...

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  • Champions Trophy: India win toss, elect to field against South Africa
Champions Trophy: India win toss, elect to field against South Africa

The change of ends worked nearly immediately as Bhuvneshwar picked his first wicket with the second delivery of the over. India started its campaign on a high note in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy by defeating Pakistan by 124 runs in its opening game.

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  • Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles
Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

Wawrinka has won his last three matches out of six against Nadal. Nadal's desolation then was in stark contrast to the joy he showed here at the moment of victory, lying flat on his back in customary fashion to celebrate a remarkable achievement.

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  • England vs South Africa, third ODI
England vs South Africa, third ODI

He and de Villiers judiciously milked the bowling during the middle overs, putting on 96 before Plunkett struck again with a well-directed short ball that brushed the South Africa captain's glove as he tried to limbo underneath. Joe Root was then trapped in front for two by an inswinger from Parnell in the following over before the left-armer te...

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  • Girl kicked out of soccer tournament for looking like a boy
Girl kicked out of soccer tournament for looking like a boy

She tweeted , "Mili, don't EVER let anyone tell you that you aren't flawless just as you are". The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating why 8-year-old girl's soccer team was banned from a tournament because she " looked like a boy ".

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  • Ravichandran Ashwin Should Play Against South Africa
Ravichandran Ashwin Should Play Against South Africa

The Chennai tweaker gave away only two runs from that over. There will be a big temptation to finally play R Ashwin: South Africa have three left-hand batsmen in the top six. "Probably not a bad thing to bowl first, but happy to bat". Dhawan also became the fourth batsman in the history of the Champions Trophy to get three consecutive score...

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  • Scotland versus England turned into Barcelona versus PSG part 2
Scotland versus England turned into Barcelona versus PSG part 2

Raheem Sterling floated in a teasing ball towards his captain, who guided the ball past Gordon to maintain England's unbeaten qualifying record. But Kane stunned the crowd two minutes into injury time when he volleyed home a ideal pass from Raheem Sterling , a goal that prevented what would have been England's first World Cup qualifying...

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  • Nadal vs. Wawrinka ! Who Will Win Roland Garros ?
Nadal vs. Wawrinka ! Who Will Win Roland Garros ?

Thiem's hopes of becoming just the second Austrian - after 1995 French Open victor Thomas Muster - to reach a Slam final subsided with a whimper as Nadal raced to victory in just over two hours. What's the French term? "I will have to do everything I can to keep him from playing aggressively". No one goes on the court thinking he has no pressur...

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