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Pittsburgh Penguins Defeat Nashville Predators 2-0 To Retain Stanley Cup

Nashville responded by pulling their netminder in a desperate bid to get an equalizer and force overtime, but the move backfired, with Carl Hagelin scoring into the empty net on a breakaway. It didn't...

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Five 'Nigerians' help England win U-20 World Cup

Five 'Nigerians' help England win U-20 World Cup

Ten minutes later, Ademola Lookman forced an acrobatic save from Farinez with a fierce drive from outside the area. Calvert-Lewin showed terrific perseverance to open the scoring 10 minutes before ...

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Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

But the umpires delayed their inspection, showing too much caution. They got back out of the pavilion soon enough to not lose any overs, but after racing to 83/1 off 16 overs, the poor weather ret...

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Tharanga banned for Sri Lanka's slow over rate

Mendis flicked the ball towards short midwicket of Chris Morris' delivery. South Africa will play in the next match on June 7 against Pakistan . The return of Malinga, whose unorthodox, slingsh...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowlers restrict Sri Lanka to 236

Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowlers restrict Sri Lanka to 236

In the first place, to make things hard for them, the traditional English weather has played the role of spoiler all through the tournament, butting in at the most inappropriate times, making unexpect...

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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka lose two after solid 56 runs partnership

In the do-or-die game against South Africa , Kohli opted to go with Ashwin in place of fast bowler Umesh Yadav. The No.1 ranked ODI batsman, de Villiers, scored just 20 runs in the tournament and the...

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Veteran OT Dunlap to retire from NFL

Veteran OT Dunlap to retire from NFL

But Dunlap came back to play eight seasons in the National Football League, working his way up to a starting role. Instead of following Reid to the Chiefs, he instead signed with their division rivals...

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Angelique Kerber: 'When you lose, it's tough to enjoy the game'

Angelique Kerber: 'When you lose, it's tough to enjoy the game'

Kerber could also face a challenge of losing her top position on WTA world rankings if second-seeded Karolina Pliskova managed to make into the final. Leading 5-2 into her service, Makarova sealed t...

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Top seed Kerber loses opener while Kvitova wins return

Top seed Kerber loses opener while Kvitova wins return

She is seeded 15th in Paris . "I think it doesn't really matter how I played", but I won, Kvitova said. I'm glad with how I played. Although Kvitova said her hand felt "a little bit tricky" at t...

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Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

The Tottenham Hotspur striker was handed the armband for the game by manager Gareth Southgate , and he was relieved that his bow as skipper wasn't marked by a historic defeat to Scotland . Those...

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England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

The Everton forward won a high ball against his man and, although his first effort was saved one-handed by Wailer Farinez, he tucked in the rebound for England's first World Cup final goal since ...

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Stanley Cup catfish thrower facing charges

Stanley Cup catfish thrower facing charges

Pittsburgh RW Patric Hornqvist redirected the puck past G Juuse Saros at 6:48 of the third on a power play , but the goal was waved off after a review determined the Penguins were offside. Yet ...

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

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

Crosby did have some help. It seems the NHL's lack of parity as far as winning championships in recent years (last nine Stanley Cups have been shared among only four different teams) hasn't hurt...

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Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

Last year's finalist, he wants to win. Authoritative with the racket in his hand, he was statesmanlike with the microphone. It was the spark that Murray needed - and Nishikori suffered. Wawrinka a...

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A guide to coming back from a 3-1 deficit

But it seems like an even more improbable task than it did previous year. The Cavs avoided a championship sweep by winning 137-116 on Friday. Can Draymond stay composed and get Warriors across fi...

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Pittsburgh parties as Penguins take Stanley Cup, again

Pittsburgh parties as Penguins take Stanley Cup, again

While the Penguins have had Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin , Kris Letang, Chris Kunitz and Marc-Andre Fleury to build on through the three championships they've won in this era, what has defined these ...

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Davis Love, Ryan Palmer, Chris Wood added to US Open field

However, Dustin Johnson has shown nearly Woods-like dominance and mind-set in recent months, making a mockery of quality fields and doing well in playing conditions that were thought unsuitable for ...

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Pakistan wins toss, will bowl against Sri Lanka

Kohli's side had to win their final Group B fixture to avoid an embarrassing exit and they rose to the challenge with a ruthless display and defeated the Proteas by eight wickets to storm into the sem...

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Kevin Durant claims that he didn't watch last year's NBA Finals series

Warriors betting matchup at Oracle Arena . The cheapest two seats together for Monday night are a $60 increase from what they cost for Game 2. "He's risky so we just wanted to limit his shots, t...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan wins toss, decides to field against SL

They were restrictive but both Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah couldn't produce too many wicket-taking deliveries during that phase. A terrific bowling performance from Pakistan saw them skittle Sri Lanka...

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Warne to 'honour' Ganguly's bet by wearing England jersey

Warne to 'honour' Ganguly's bet by wearing England jersey

Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne will wear England cricket team's jersey for today's entire day after losing a flippant bet with Sourav Ganguly over the England-Australia clash. If Austra...

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Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup after beating Uzbekistan

Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup after beating Uzbekistan

Iran started without usual starters Pejman Montazeri, Ehsan Hajsafi and Ashkan Dejagah, who all were struggling with fitness. Carlos Queiroz's squad secured their place in the 2018 World Cup after ...

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Inter Milan ace Ivan Perisic agrees double-your-money Man Utd deal

Inter Milan ace Ivan Perisic agrees double-your-money Man Utd deal

According to the Daily Mirror , Jose Mourinho is looking to release five players in the next couple of months, believed to be Luke Shaw, Wayne Rooney, Adnan Januzaj, David de Gea and Chris Smalling...

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Manchester United close to agreeing second signing of the summer?

And he says it will be announced later this month - because the player is now on holiday. Meanwhile, AS Monaco midfielder-defender Fabinho is another target for the former Chelsea manager and ...

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Penguins win second straight Cup

It is also the third championship for Crosby and a handful of teammates from the 2009 title team, surpassing the two won by the Penguins teams led by current owner Mario Lemieux in the 1990s. Well, th...

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Judge dismisses bids to wind up Leyton Orient FC

Judge dismisses bids to wind up Leyton Orient FC

It means Orient live to fight another day with creditors such as Centre Circle Events Management and London Borough of Waltham Forest paid off in full. "All we know is what we can see, which is nine j...

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Chinese consortium interested in Newcastle takeover from Mike Ashley

The Newcastle owner could opt to sell his 100 per cent stake in the club, having previously made a series of unsuccessful attempts to sell up and move on. Ashley, 52, has been at the Newcastle helm si...

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Rays look to re-stock talent pool with MLB Draft

The 2017 MLB Draft kicks off Monday night with its nationally televised opening round. But, he underwent Tommy John surgery in April and that will hurt his draft stock. "He's a talent", said Prell...

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CAS upholds Atletico Madrid transfer ban

CAS upholds Atletico Madrid transfer ban

However, the Red Devils are thought to have cooled their interest in Griezmann, 26, who is contracted to Atletico until 2021. Antoine Griezmann says it would be a "dirty move" to leave Atletico...

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SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes'

SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes'

It follows a bruising night for the SNP on Thursday as both the Conservatives and Labour outperformed expectations north of the border. Other prominent nationalists who lost their seats were Mike ...

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Some hope California winner of $447.8M Powerball helps area

Some hope California winner of $447.8M Powerball helps area

Matthew Alberre , the store owner, told NBC News "it's a very good feeling to be the winning store", adding that many locals have been coming in to buy extra lottery tickets. The last Powerball draw...

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Jeremy Maclin, Ravens agree to 2-year contract

Jeremy Maclin, Ravens agree to 2-year contract

Two days after Maclin's release, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy openly campaigned for the Bills to sign Maclin, who visited Buffalo Tuesday and Wednesday before leaving for a meeting wit...

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All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour

All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour

Tour skipper Sam Warburton misses out with an ankle problem, while Ross Moriarty has a back spasm and Dan Biggar is undergoing return-to-play protocols after a head injury. They're in the infancy of...

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NBA Finals: Conspiracy? Draymond Green comes so close to getting ejected

But the situation was clarified soon after, as the apparent technical on Green in the first quarter had actually been called on Golden State coach Steve Kerr , but the scorer's table thought it was o...

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Harry Kane credits Royal Marines for late Hampden equaliser

People come up to you and say: 'Keep it up, keep it going.' That energises you. Overall, the performance in the first 45 minutes was encouraging enough. And then the England manager admitted it. ...

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Penguins take commanding 2-0 series lead over Predators

Penguins take commanding 2-0 series lead over Predators

The Penguins and Predators could have the same lineups for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, two nights after a freakish start to the series that few could have expected. "The environment has been real...

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All Blacks trio named for Highlanders

After a slow start to the tour, the Lions came to life with a 12-3 victory over the Super Rugby-leading Canterbury Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday and will be looking to build on that win as the...

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Australia need to get better: Lehmann

Australia need to get better: Lehmann

It was calculated and dismissive and his century was further confirmation of his status as the world's best all-rounder. The tourists were asked to bat first, and they made a solid start: openers D...

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Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James

He reminded Twitter of his take on Wednesday night. After watching the Warriors go undefeated through 15 postseason games, it might be hard to find any Game 4 prediction that has the Cavaliers ...

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Nashville Predators Fan Curses Out NBC Analyst After Stanley Cup Loss

Nashville Predators Fan Curses Out NBC Analyst After Stanley Cup Loss

At age 29, Crosby is in the midst of the strongest two-year stretch of his Hall of Fame career with two Stanley Cup victories, two Conn Smythe Trophies, a Rocket Richard, World Cup and World Cup MVP...

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