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Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

He wasn't squaring off with the world's most risky offense (ahem, that would be his own team's), and Nashville was without a string of injured forwards throughout the title series. He tested himself all alone on the ice Sunday morning and was in pregame warm-ups Sunday night before being listed in the lineup. Sissons and Filip Forsberg each hit the post in the third period. [Full Article...]

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

Verdasco, who opened the tournament toppling ninth-seeded Alexander Zverev , is through to the round of 16 for the sixth time in 14 appearances. Murray had appeared in disarray coming into this tournament, but now there must be the possibility that he can make a deep run after an illness-hit, spluttering start to the year. [Full Article...]

SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup Chinese Football Association vice-president Zhang Jian, a member of the Fifa Council which devises its global strategy, said past year he would back a Chinese World Cup in 2030. The meeting follows widespread speculation that China will bid to host the World Cup either in 2030 or 2034. Both Qatar and the UAE are now embroiled in a diplomatic crisis. [Full Article...]

England Under-20 World Cup champions after beating Venezuela

England Under-20 World Cup champions after beating Venezuela After topping Group A with wins over six-time champion Argentina and host South Korea, England has defeated Costa Rica, Mexico and Italy. Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first-half strike lifted England to their first U-20 football title in their 11th tournament appearance. [Full Article...]

Microsoft challenges Sony with powerful new Xbox One X

The Xbox ONE X has been confirmed for a United Kingdom release date of the 17th November 2018, which coincides with the worldwide launch of the console. Keep in mind that the India Xbox One X price will not be a direct conversion of the United States price. Microsoft also touted Electronic Arts' new open-world sci-fi game, " Anthem ", as well as Activision's " Assassins Creed: Origins ", a v... [Full Article...]

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title When she'd miss, she would slap her thigh or crack her racket on the red clay or raise a palm as if to say, "What was up with that shot?" With nothing to lose and everything to gain against third-seeded favourite Simona Halep of Romania, Ostapenko came back from one set down and trailing 0-3 in the second to register a remarkable 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win in one hour and 59 minutes on Philippe-Chatrie... [Full Article...]

Xbox One X officially unveiled by Microsoft at E3 2017

The game will feature "living environments" with more dynamic and "surprising" races thanks to the weather system and how that impacts handling and mechanics. This is compared to the 4.2 teraflops on the PS4 Pro. The competitive multiplayer game market is a tricky one to break into indeed, but Scavenger Studios may just be able to edge out a possible win with their new game, The Darwin Project ... [Full Article...]

Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

The Penguins won their fifth title - all of them clinched on the road - to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list. "I think (Evgeni Malkin) comes to mind right away", said Crosby. "You have a small window to play and have a career", Crosby said. 'I feel fortunate, but I also understand how hard it was so you just want to try to make the best of it'. [Full Article...]

Huddersfield promoted to Premier League after Play-Off penalty drama

Leeds will be hoping to follow in Huddersfield's footsteps by winning promotion next season, having narrowly missed out on a playoff place this term after a late season form slump. What we have achieved this season is unbelievable, there's been great team spirit, I am emotional. "The boys have worked very hard". "A lot of the pundits wrote us off before the season", Wagner told Sky Sports . [Full Article...]

Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

What's your view of Game 5? The six goals allowed were a postseason-high for Nashville, which had allowed five goals only twice, with one an empty-netter by Anaheim. Rinne returns to Pittsburgh, where he was shelled in the first two games of the series and is 0-5 with a 4.85 goals-against average and.833 save percentage over his National Hockey League career. [Full Article...]

Nadal targets 10th French Open title

Nadal missed seven months of action between 2012 and 2013 due to a left knee injury and then a stomach virus. Nadal and Wawrinka have both been exceptional at the French Open so far. "Revenge is not part of my vocab". Nadal said: "I don't care about the games I lost or not, or sets or these kind of things". Some of his hitting off the ground against Murray was as hard as it is possible to s... [Full Article...]

The Stanley Cup Final Has Gotten Nasty

One that can't get back to the creature comforts of Smashville fast enough. "When he plays that way it's awfully easy to follow him", Penguins forward Matt Cullen said. "We talk before", Malkin said later, "we team who love [to] score". "We were really jumping and playing our game, playing fast". Pittsburgh kept up the pressure and Chris Kunitz set up Rust for a backhander that sailed past R... [Full Article...]

Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

What's more, the Warriors have won every game this postseason by an average of 16 points. Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors gestures to the crowd after a foul in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4. [Full Article...]

Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

But they only named a squad two weeks after the original deadline for the tournament which starts on June 1. "Since then, we've been on a huge upward curve , and we've been tremendously lucky in the fact we have had a group of players that have bought into a way of playing and enjoyed it, and executed extremely well", said Morgan. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: India Crushes Pak

Champions Trophy: India Crushes Pak But still at the back of my mind, I was thinking of it as a normal game because I didn't want to take unnecessary pressure. "But his innings was the difference in the game". It's not preferences over opposition. Nonetheless, Kohli said, he does enjoy the competitiveness of Indo-Pak cricket rivalry. "They are a top side which is why they are number three in ODI rankings and we are languishing a... [Full Article...]

Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel - just as linemate Malkin predicted - and 35-year-old playoff newbie Ron Hainsey also scored for the Penguins . If Crosby brought his "A" game, Pekka Rinne once again brought his road game. Crosby, Malkin, Phil Kessel and rookie Jake Guentzel are the top four scorers this postseason. Yet there's been no question that Rinne, who has never won a start in Pittsburgh,... [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time

Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time Hamilton's 3rd pole in a row also equaled Michael Schumacher's record of 6. Montreal is now the sixth most-visited F1 circuit, and is celebrating 50 years since holding its first Grand Prix. Q1 ended in disappointment for a lot of drivers who were trying to improve their times and get through to Q2 when Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein crashed into the barrier at turn one at the end of the session aft... [Full Article...]

Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6 Sidney Crosby has avoided two penalties in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Crosby shoved Subban's head into the ice several times. Pekka Rinne's struggles in Pittsburgh have his Nashville Predators on the brink of elimination. When Hainsey, who waited 907 regular-season games before reaching the playoffs for the first time this season, tapped in a pass from Malkin to make it 6-0, the s... [Full Article...]

Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

NASHVILLE , Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne is a friendly, polite man off the ice. Moments earlier, a Predators fan had thrown a catfish on to the ice. He allowed three goals on nine shots in the first period. "Opportunities like this, they don't come around often, so you want to make the majority", Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said. [Full Article...]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I can play for two more years' In addition, Ibrahimovic is recovering from a brutal knee injury suffered late in the season. United decided against handing him a new deal, given he will be absent for most of next season, but the parting has been on good terms. United now have youngsters Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial up front, it would benefit from signing an experienced player such as Morata. Even at the age of 35, ... [Full Article...]


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