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Opens Game 1 scoring with power-play tally

Opens Game 1 scoring with power-play tally

But Laviolette, like most of his players, had no idea how long the Penguins had gone without a shot on goal . The kicker, however, was that the Penguins spent 37 minutes without a shot as the...

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NBA Finals: Potential x-factors for the Cavs and Warriors

NBA Finals: Potential x-factors for the Cavs and Warriors

You saw me in the fourth quarter of Game 2, I could not sit still in my chair, it was that much pain. "We're trying to repeat, which is hard to do". Brown wasn't around during the past two Finals w...

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Capitals Improvement: MacLellan plans on tweaks not overhaul

Capitals Improvement: MacLellan plans on tweaks not overhaul

MacLellan used the extra time to meet with players and coaches to discuss where another Capitals season whent awry. "It's a lot easier to make this team worse than it is better". Maybe at some point i...

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Cavs coach Lue able to keep calm

Cavs coach Lue able to keep calm

I would say I've gotten a little bit better. "I've always loved that, putting people in a position of power to feel like they can make a change and make things happen". While there has been little int...

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LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan for most playoff points in NBA history

This is James 7th consecutive NBA Finals. Game 1 will be at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on Thursday, June 1 at 9:00 p.m. E.T. The entire NBA Finals will be televised on ABC . The ...

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5 things to know if you're a bandwagon Preds fan

What first looked like a 1-0 lead for the Predators was now a 3-0 Penguins lead thanks to three Penguins' goals in the final five minutes of the period. But the Penguins challenged the play on the...

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Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators

The Sens were quick to disprove critics of the tiresome, bend-but-do not break trap system they have deployed to slow the Penguins with a goal 48 seconds into the game and three more in a span of 2:...

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India crush Bangladesh in warm-up; Guptill powers New Zealand

The seven-wicket defeat was notable for a remarkable top-order collapse to 20 for six in the first five overs. "For me obviously it was an important match ", Karthik started about his previous inning...

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'Arsene Wenger to stay at Arsenal'

However, nine wins from their last 10 matches, coupled with their record-breaking FA Cup win, provided a positive end to a disappointing campaign. Chelsea only managed to get into their usual rh...

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Cavs coach Lue says Celtics more hard to defend than Warriors

Cavs coach Lue says Celtics more hard to defend than Warriors

And Brad's got them moving and cutting and playing with pace, and everybody is a threat. Indeed, the Cavs - after giving up a combined 118 points to the Celtics in the second half of Game 3 and the ...

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Reports Released in Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

EDT Monday. This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017 , shows Tiger Woods . Woods released a statement blaming the incident on prescription medicine...

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Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals

But just the appearance and availability of Kerr was the latest sign that he's feeling a bit better by the day. That set became the center of Boston's offensive attack after Isaiah Thomas' hip injur...

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Arsene Wenger set to sign new deal at Arsenal

The 67-year-old has been with Arsenal since 1996, winning three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and reaching the Champions League final in 2006. Steve Nicol looks at the saga of Arsene W...

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Arsene Wenger reveals how many signings Arsenal will make this summer

When Alexis Sanchez put the ball in the net after four minutes, it appeared to be initially disallowed because Ramsey was adjudged to be interfering with play while offside. Chelsea manager Antonio...

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Brook facing surgery after second eye socket fracture

Regardless of the injury, Brook - known as Special K - could not produce the memorable and extraordinary performance in a fourth title defence needed to resist the rising talent of Spence. "When he ra...

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Tyronn Lue explains what makes the Warriors hard to defend

Apparently the teams are driving from California to Ohio. Durant has a much better team and has become a much more complete player now in his first season with the Warriors . "This is maybe the bes...

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Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies

An Arsenal spokeswoman told Reuters the club was due to issue a statement on Wenger's future, but did not say if the manager had put pen to paper on a fresh deal. With questions over Wenger's future...

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Steve Kerr's NBA Finals Status 'Up in the Air'

Betting against him seems like a foolish exercise-he is by far the best player in the league, and nobody would be shocked if he managed to kick it into another gear in the Finals. An unprecedented thi...

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Barcelona appoint new coach Ernesto Valverde

The La Liga giants have done so again after they confirmed that former Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde is set to take charge of the club next season. As a coach, he has a wealth of expe...

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Penguins Take Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Final, 5-3

The Penguins had played almost two periods in a defensive shell that Predators goalie Pekka Rinne could have been reading a book or watching TV back in the dressing room. Pittsburgh continued th...

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Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for NBA Finals

There will be no love lost between these teams, especially after Green, whose Game Five suspension in the 2016 Finals was considered by many to be the turning point, said last November he wanted to ...

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Penguins survive shortage of shots

Penguins survive shortage of shots

At the conclusion of Game 1, if you looked only at the shot totals (26-12 in favor of Nashville) you'd assume the Preds' defense did the job . Goals are only scored through shots. Two late goals fr...

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Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution

Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution

The governing body confirmed on Tuesday it had contacted bookmakers in relation to the incident. Chelsea captain John Terry "could not care less" about the furore over his substitution against ...

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National Basketball Association coach Kerr to miss game one of finals

It's still up in the air. "I'm still waiting for that "Aha" [moment]", Kerr said, raising his arms to the sky as he and the group of reporters around him laughed. "I'm taking part in practices, help...

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Mitchell Johnson leads Mumbai to IPL title with superb final over

Mitchell Johnson leads Mumbai to IPL title with superb final over

Johnson took three wickets while Jasprit Bumrah picked up three wickets in the match. (Details on Page 12) Pandya struck three hits to the ropes and two over the fence. In a match that went right do...

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Nicky Hayden, ex-MotoGP champion, dead at 35

Nicky Hayden, ex-MotoGP champion, dead at 35

The 35-year old was rushed to a local hospital before being transferred to the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena. His death was announced by the Cesena hospital on Monday afternoon, with doctors explainin...

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LeBron James, J.R. Smith took in Future concert on Saturday

A best of 19 will challenge both teams to the fullest and a sample size of that magnitude would be wayyyyy more telling than a mere best of seven. For the first time in National Basketball Associati...

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Warriors' Kerr hasn't ruled himself out to coach Game 1

But James isn't the only one with a legacy at stake. The Warriors and their cast of All-Stars led by Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are undefeated after sweeping their three best-of-seven pl...

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Warriors do not need to be flawless to beat Cavs say pundits

Durant has heard so much criticism for leaving Oklahoma City and moving to Golden State last summer. "The Cavaliers are nearly as prolific as the Warriors, with all those stretchy snipers spaced aro...

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Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions

The Daily Telegraph says Conte has a drawn up a list of transfer targets that includes Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez , Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko and Southampton centr...

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I've Got To Change Antonio Conte's Decisions, Chelsea Star Admits

FA Cup Match victor, Aaron Ramsey , has called on Arsene Wenger to extend his Arsenal reign after his goal ensured Wenger went into the FA Cup record books. Arsène Wenger is not sure if he wil...

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Arsene Wenger Agrees New Two-Year Contract With Arsenal

According to The Telegraph , Wenger and Kroenke will highlight their vision and strategy, during the official announcement, to ensure Arsenal has a winning chance to compete in the forthcoming Pre...

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How Arsene Wenger has repeatedly rebuffed questions about his Arsenal future

Victor Moses Wednesday his long-term partner the day after he was sent off in Chelsea's 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup final. The Labour leader told Copa90: "I get really fed up with t...

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Senators will face Matt Murray and the Penguins Friday night

Fleury gave up four goals on nine shots faced in game 3 loss. He missed the start of the 2017 playoffs because of a lower-body injury , however, thrusting Fleury back into the spotlight. Trevor Daley...

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Wenger agrees deal to stay at Arsenal for two more seasons

The only way the board should have allowed him to run down his contract yet again is if they had private assurances from him that he was staying. "Of course every player wants to play more , it is ...

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Adams: Wenger is 'addicted' to Arsenal

The report also says Stan has already made it clear that his support lies with the Frenchman and he has pledged to back him in the transfer window to get the stars we need to win the Premier League t...

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Bale: I'm not 100 per cent fit

Bale: I'm not 100 per cent fit

I have 23 players and I can only pick 11. Madrid are seeking to become the first team to defend the title since the competition was rebranded into the Champions League when they travel to Cardiff ...

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has terms on two-year contract agreed

Gunners boss has agreed another lucrative new contract and the club are expected to make the announcement tomorrow . Uncertainty over Wenger's future has dominated headlines from the Emirates this s...

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Nashville Predators Drop Game One

Sullivan called wingers Carl Hagelin and Jake Guentzel game-time decisions. The wind the disallowed goal took out of the Preds' sails, along with the 5-on-3, and the own goal was noticeable. Maybe t...

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Nadal launches French Open title bid

Rafa will now face Robin Haase in the second round. "It's always at the start, happy for the victory". "I got two balls, one when I missed my return, and then if it was 5-3 I thought I could fin...

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