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Kane reflects on ´special´ goal after England rescue job

Faced with losing their first meaningful qualifier in nearly 10 years, Kane scored at the back post from substitute Raheem Sterling's cross to continue his side's unbeaten record in six games in qualifying Group F. He said: "In the end a point was probably a fair result but ultimately we are disappointed not to get all three points". He curled a 25-yard free kick past Joe Hart into the top c... [Full Article...]

Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

Rafael Nadal in action during his semi final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the French Open , June 9, 2017. Nadal, bidding for a record-extending 10th title at Roland Garros , has won 78 of his 80 matches on Paris clay. [Full Article...]

Huddersfield's players and manager celebrated their play-off victory at one man's expense

They'll probably have to leave me alone for another 24 hours". "This group of players deserve it", added Wagner. But speaking in his column for Sky Sports back in August, Holloway said: "I haven't seen much progression from the club during the back end of last season". [Full Article...]

Cavaliers Take Game 4 - Is There Another Miracle On Sight?

The 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is the most-watched NBA Finals since 1998 through four games, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. The Warriors are no longer unbeaten in the playoffs, but James said they still have the Cavaliers where they want them. NBA star Kevin Durant from the Golden State Warriors helped his team secure vict... [Full Article...]

Where to watch Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee

The night started with a catfish throw. The defending champions provided an emphatic and repeated reminder of what makes them such a hard out in a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead. [Full Article...]

Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

Indeed, for a region that - to repeat a quote I heard at last month's Better Business Bureau awards luncheon - "doesn't know a clothes line from a blue line", we've come to embrace this hockey stuff pretty strongly. "You got to go out and know you have to earn the next one", forward Chris Kunitz said of the Penguins bouncing back on Thursday. Malkin ripped a wrist shot over Rinne's glove on th... [Full Article...]

Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Subban continued their feud Thursday when Crosby bounced Subban's head into the ice. Kessel added two assists, Malkin and Hainsey one each. Yet the goalie and the Predators stand between Pittsburgh and a big chunk of history. Midway through the first period of Game 5, the Penguins have six shots to the Predators' four. Pittsburgh kept up the pressure and Chris Kunitz set up Rust for a backhand... [Full Article...]

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

It was Hamilton's third pole of the year, and sixth in Canada - equalling the record of German Michael Schumacher - and the 65th pole position of his career, drawing level with Brazilian legend Ayrton Senna . "I've got the stamp, I posted it the other day", he said, before a prod from Vettel at his side made him see the unintended pun. It was a scintillating duel between Hamilton and Vettel... [Full Article...]

Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United

Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United However, it is believed that the injury suffered by Ibrahimovic at the end of last season is the primary reason why he was not offered a new deal. In one season with Manchester United , the 35-year-old was prolific in front of goal, scoring 28 times in 41 appearances across all competitions. [Full Article...]

Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

Sidney Crosby , who was particularly strong early in the game, had three assists. "But we've got to play a better game". Goalie Pekka Rinne lasted one period, undone by poor defense in front of him and the relentless Penguins attack. Rinne gave way to Juuse Saros at the start of the second period after stopping just six of nine shots, continuing his wildly uneven play. Pittsburgh kept up... [Full Article...]

Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question

Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question Roads will be closed to make space for the overflow crowd watching the game on large screen TVs downtown, and fans are being urged to take public transportation and ride-sharing services to avoid parking headaches. That the secret to his greatness is really no secret at all. The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf... [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole

Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole Vettel completed the 4.361-kilometer (2.71-mile) circuit in 1 minute, 12.572 seconds, about three-tenths of a second faster than his teammate. Having topped the final practice session, Vettel is eyeing off a chance for victory in tomorrow's race and expects the battle between Mercedes and Ferrari to continue to be tight, despite the defeat in qualifying. [Full Article...]

Ostapenko triumphs at French Open

Ostapenko triumphs at French Open Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia returns the ball to Simona Halep of Romania during the women's singles final at the French Open Tennis Tournament 2017 in Paris , France, on June 10, 2017 . "I want to really hit the ball". But Ostapenko had made almost as many errors and the challenge for her was to keep the ratio in her favour. Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournam... [Full Article...]

Crusaders vs British and Irish Lions, plus a little Super Rugby

Crusaders vs British and Irish Lions, plus a little Super Rugby Owen Farrell kicked all 12 points as the Lions ended the Crusaders' ideal record in 2017 with a battling display in Christchurch where the set-piece proved crucial. And he said: "The fact you are playing so many games in so little time, the fact that the games aren't the easiest in the world , means you have to be on your mettle for each one". [Full Article...]

Big comeback puts Halep in French Open semi against Pliskova

Jelena Ostapenko celebrates a point during Thursday's semifinal match against Timea Bacsinszky . The eventual champion on Saturday will be a first-time major victor while victory for Halep would crown her as the new world number one, replacing Angelique Kerber. [Full Article...]

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt Attendance and Gate from Auckland

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs. Hunt Attendance and Gate from Auckland Lewis tried to time counter uppercuts, but Hunt's positioning and technical approach were too precise. The rest of the round was a cautious dance between both heavyweights who traded some good shots in the first coupe of minutes. The gameplan worked great for his counters but maybe not so much for the judges. Derrick Lewis is a tough guy. Mark Hunt continued to move forward and pressure the ac... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Kyrie Irving knocked down seven of Cleveland's 24 3-pointers - one of their three Finals scoring records - and had 40 points as the Cavs stopped Golden State's 15-game postseason winning streak and lived to see another game. "They told me to keep playing", Green said. And here it is, written at the bottom of the quarter time box score. It came at 6:08 of the third quarter when Green pic... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: India face Proteas challenge in do-or-die clash

AB de Villiers has vowed to end his barren run in the nick of time as the South Africa captain prepares for a must-win Champions Trophy showdown with India . Though the weather is unlikely to hamper the tie, in case of a washed-out fixture India will go through as the second-best side from Group B and will play their semifinal in Cardiff , provided the Sri-Lanka-Pakistan fixture has a victo... [Full Article...]

Sessions to testify in front of Senate Intel committee this week

Sessions to testify in front of Senate Intel committee this week Kamala Harris, D-California, asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressing his "hope" that Comey could let go of the probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Sessions' recusal from inquiries related to the election. [Full Article...]

LeBron James, JR Smith collide in scary moment during Game 4

James' admitted that during an video on UnInterrupted filmed during the NBA All-Star week in New Orleans. LeBron James says Cavs owner Dan Gilbert "completely bashed" him in that infamous 2010 letter about LBJ leaving for Miami. "Me going back is more of this", he said while raising his hand high. James has addressed the letter in the past when he said he "met with Dan, face-to-face,... [Full Article...]


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