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NHL playoffs: Capitals overwhelm Penguins to force Game 7

NHL playoffs: Capitals overwhelm Penguins to force Game 7 Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), from Denmark, celebrates as teammate Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, scores a goal as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and teammates Olli Maatta (3), from Finland, . The home team has won 10 of the last 13 meetings between these two as well. Through five games thus far, the Capitals have managed to boast a 5-on-5 Corsi f... [Full Article...]

Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination

Although ideally they will want to claim two home wins in Games 3 and 4 to level things up. After an incredibly exhilarating first round against the Los Angeles Clippers , Utah Jazz fans were hungry for more great basketball in the second round against the Golden State Warriors. [Full Article...]

Caps overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Caps overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7 They lost in heartbreaking fashion to the Pittsburgh Penguins in game 6 last season. This win in Game 6 was the Capitals' most impressive of the postseason as they controlled play the entire night and didn't allow the Penguins to possess the puck long enough to score until the game was out of hand with less than four minutes left. [Full Article...]

Five-star Celtic humiliate Rangers at Ibrox

Referee John Beaton seemed to take an age to point to the spot after looking to fourth official Bobby Madden for some assistance before Sinclair calmly sent Wes Foderingham the wrong way for his 25th goal of the season. "You've still got a squad of 20 players and I can't think of any of them, apart from Clint Hill, being out of contract in the summer". In the native walls of the " rangers " had 16... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho: Top four impossible for Manchester United after defeat by Arsenal

Jose Mourinho: Top four impossible for Manchester United after defeat by Arsenal United have lost hopes of a top four finish, Arsenal are likely not going to make top four either. Reasonable, informed debate. There's no right or wrong answer when you look at Man Utd's unusual season, but this is about as close as you will get to finding one. [Full Article...]

Diego Simeone believes comeback against Real Madrid is possible

Diego Simeone believes comeback against Real Madrid is possible Following his performance against Bayern last month, Ronaldo asked the fans at the Bernabeu not to whistle him, and after his third goal on Tuesday he again gestured for supporters to applaud him instead. The disputed goal relates to a 2010 strike which flicked off Pepe and has been credited to the defender. Ronaldo is one short now of reaching 400 goals for Real Madrid . [Full Article...]

Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury

Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important. I think that belongs to football. "We had a disappointing result last week and we needed to pick it back up". United remain fifth, one place above Arsenal , but have played a game more. The ball is round, but maybe tactically things are different than at other clubs I've played for. [Full Article...]

Friday's National Basketball Association playoffs: Motivated Celtics pummel Bulls

Friday's National Basketball Association playoffs: Motivated Celtics pummel Bulls Boston blew a 20-point lead, but Thomas keyed a third-quarter run that put the Celtics back on top after Chicago briefly went ahead. Boston withstood several runs by the Bulls, who closed to a five point deficit early in the fourth period. [Full Article...]

Messi notches up 50th goal in Barca victory

Messi notches up 50th goal in Barca victory Madrid have scored 21 goals in those five games as the hungry younger stand-ins blow away lesser-profile opponents with a verve and intensity that their more established teammates reserve for the biggest occasions. That proved crucial as Messi restored Barcelona's lead four minutes later, just before half-time. "It will be key to keep a clean sheet", Musacchio said. [Full Article...]

Indians ace Kluber leaves game with back discomfort

Indians ace Kluber leaves game with back discomfort Cleveland put RHP Corey Kluber on the disabled list before the game with a lower back strain. DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera went from the disabled list to rounding the bases with the 450th home run of his career. "You're adding the best hitter in the game", Francona said. Braves 9, Mets 7 • Ender Inciarte drove in three runs with three hits, R.A. Dickey's floaters were more effective than M... [Full Article...]

LEADING OFF: Miggy's back, Texas tussle, aces up

Kluber allowed five opposing players to cross home plate to the tune of seven hits prior to making a premature exit and the Indians lost, 5-2. "Right out of the gate, he had a really good slider", Indians manager Terry Francona said. Tigers: Miguel Cabrera is expected to play Tuesday, coming off the 10-day DL with a groin injury. The four-time All-Star is 2-0 with a 3.03 ERA in five starts t... [Full Article...]

Caps Force Game 7, Beat Pens 5-2

Pittsburgh head coach Mike Sullivan maybe added some fuel to the fire, as multiple reports from interviews with Sullivan after Game 6 said the captain wasn't evaluated for a concussion . Game 6: Senators at Rangers, 7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN (Senators lead series 3-2) - "He's got his Hank on" pretty much sums up the Rangers' best hope to turn this series around and force Game 7. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn: Vote for Labour will help tackle inequality

The results are still partial, with only about 2,500 of the 4,851 seats declared. After results from 25 local authorities, Ukip has lost 44 councillors and made no gains. Meanwhile, May (pictured below) said that "it's encouraging that we've won support across the whole of the United Kingdom but I will not take anything for granted, because there is too much at stake". [Full Article...]

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Carl Hagelin from Sweden, second from right, celebrates scoring a goal with teammates Brian Dumoulin (8), Ron Hainsey (65) and Conor Sheary (43), during the first period of Game 5 in the second-r. The third was on a power play created by one of six Capitals offensive-zone penalties in the game. Given what we've seen over the course of the post-season and this ... [Full Article...]

May 16 D-day for Sharapova

Sharapova finished with 11 aces and had 39 winners. Her match against Vinci opens the Evening Session on Centre Court, where the eyes of the tennis world will be on what is a controversial comeback. She will play Italy's Roberto Vinci in what will be her first competitive match since the Australian Open a year ago. Sharapova's return isn't without controversy. [Full Article...]

Barcelona faces Villarreal as it chases Spanish title

With a La Liga title still yet to contend for, as long as Messi, Suarez and Neymar keep firing Barcelona will still be in the fight. Messi now leads the race for the European Golden Shoe with his nearest rival, Bas Dost who has netted 31 times for the Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon. [Full Article...]

Triple injury boost for Manchester United as Mourinho prioritises Europe

Mourinho hailed a solid overall performance from United that takes them closer to a return to the Champions League next season should they go onto win the competition for the first time. Mourinho continued: "We tried to win the match". It's important to have everybody back. "In relation to the Premier League, I think it is too late because in the past month of April we played nine matches - seve... [Full Article...]

Allegri not taking place in final for granted

Allegri not taking place in final for granted Buffon was also in goal for Juventus' last two final appearances, defeat on penalties against AC Milan in Manchester in 2003 and, most recenty, a 3-1 loss to Barcelona in Berlin in 2015. " Monaco are a good side, a technically gifted side, but we started well". However, Nice - whose leading scorer Mario Balotelli was at the Stade Louis II for Monaco's clash with Juventus - are not like... [Full Article...]

Warriors' smothering defense overlooked during win streak

The best part of the pair's reaction is easily Curry's face popping up like a teacher had called him out for sleeping in class. May 2, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) during the first quarter in game one of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. [Full Article...]

Crosby skates with Penguins team mates days after concussion

Niskanen's cross-check to Crosby's head gave the Penguins' captain a concussion while Ovechkin started the play by slashing Crosby high, then kicking his skate. "I think shot blocking's a last resort", said Ian Cole, the Pittsburgh Penguins' shot-blocker extraordinaire. "Tough time to get a penalty", Oshie told reporters after the game. [Full Article...]


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