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Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

The Washington Capitals couldn't solve Marc-Andre Fleury, Jean-Gabriel Pageau had a game to remember, and being shorthanded wasn't much of a disadvantage. The pesky Tampa Bay Lightning, lifted by outstanding play from its backup goalie at one end of the ice, used a counterattacking strategy to nearly clinically exploit and capitalize on the Penguins' up-tempo, puck-pressuring style. Read More »

LaVar Ball's company unveils son Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes

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Get a pair of children's white Curry Two's because you can afford to do that as a joke when you're on the Big Baller budget. Lonzo Ball unveiled his own signature basketball sneaker costing almost $500 - after the NBA star-to-be was snubbed by major shoe companies Nike, Adidas and Under Armour - thanks to his father. Read More »

Panthers 2017 draft haul grades from around the web

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Because McCaffrey and Moton share an agent, Joel Segal, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said that helped get the ball rolling. The eighth overall pick became the first first-round selection from the 2017 National Football League draft to sign a rookie contract. Read More »

First time in two decades! India break into top 100

Football legend Diego Maradona is set to visit the soccer-crazy city of Kolkata in September 2017, ahead of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup being hosted by India. Bafana were also unmoved in Africa as they sit 12th between Algeria and Mali, with Egypt retaining their place as the top team on the continent. "It's a mathematical game at times ", Das told IANS. Read More »

Utd could lose Shaw for season

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United were held to their 10th home league draw of the season by the Welsh club, in what was their 57th match of the season. Either way, on Monday the Sun claim that Ibra has a treat for the entire Man United family. The draw could severely hinder United's chances of qualifying for the Champions League by finishing in the top four of the English top flight, but it maintains an impressive unbeaten run for the Red Devils. Read More »

British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko

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Joshua won with an 11th round stoppage. Joshua used some of that money to buy his very first boxing club, Finchley ABC, some new equipment. Klitschko stood, but was again dropped by a left hook moments later, and then stood again, only for referee David Fields to save the challenger when pinned against the ropes. Read More »

Houston Texans Trade Up to No. 12 To Select QB Deshaun Watson

Deann Watson raised Deshaun and his three siblings in one room before moving to the Atlanta suburbs. The quarterbacks on the roster now are Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiler and Kevin Hogan. Watt. The last time the Texans drafted a QB in the first round was David Carr No. 1 overall in 2002. "It's going to be a challenge, which is what I'm up for". Read More »

Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

The Caps improved to 7-8 in Game 6 when ahead 3-2 in a series. This won't be easy for the Capitals, as they have to win on the road against a Toronto team that they haven't been able to beat by more than a goal in this series. Not only did it bounce right into the danger area right in front of the bench, it went to the Maple Leafs' leading scorer in Auston Matthews . “You get an opportunity to push someone off a cliff, you need to push them off if you can, ” the Capitals coach said ... Read More »

Bills select LSU's White with the 27th pick in NFL draft

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That makes two first-round selections for #DBU, with White joining Jamal Adams, Patrick Peterson, Eric Reid and LaRon Landry as former Tigers to land in the first round. LSU is known for producing elite defensive backs, and White is another one who should have a good National Football League career. "Yeah, all the options that may be on the table", McDermott said. Read More »

TJ Watt ready to write own tale in NFL with big brother

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Watt, was a solid if not necessarily spectacular pick by the defending AFC North champions. He's got high-level traits, fantastic measurables - he's 6-foot-4, weighs 252 pounds and has an arm length of 33 1/8 inches - and nearly freak athleticism. Read More »

Cardinals Host Blue Jays: Michael Wacha vs Marco Estrada

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It was the top of the seventh inning against the St Louis Cardinals when Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar hit a deep shot into right field and Chris Coghlan took off sprinting from first base. All Coghlan had to do then was stick the landing. "When I saw Coghlan do a front flip over Molina, it was like I saw a unicorn or something", Estrada said. Read More »

Rondo guides Bulls to 2-0 lead over Celtics

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Game 3 is on Friday night at 7. Rondo tied the franchise playoff record with 14 assists and just missed joining Scottie Pippen as the only Bull to triple-double in the playoffs. Boston also continues to struggle at the sportsbooks, covering in just three of its past 10 outings and recording back-to-back wins against the spread just once in its past 14 games. Read More »

Attorney: Officials denied Hernandez's request for cellmate

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He also said Kennedy was the intended recipient of one of the three notes Hernandez left next to an opened Bible in his cell. I'm writing to you, and Pure (Kennedy's prison name) doesn't know. A new piece of information regarding the life and recent death of former National Football League standout Aaron Hernandez has surfaced. "They have a right to know that". Read More »

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko - who comes out on top?

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ET. Uncharacteristically for a high-profile fight in the modern era, the exchanges between Joshua and Klitschko have been entirely respectful, but the 51-year-old Lewis warned observers should not be fooled because that respect will vanish when they are finally in the ring. Read More »

Hazard fully focused on finishing season on high, not long-term Chelsea future

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Hazard may have missed out on the PFA Player or the Year award to team-mate N'Golo Kante, but the Belgian's fifth-minute effort set the tone for Chelsea's dominant display on Tuesday, moving him on to 15 goals for the league campaign. Speaking to Sky Sports , Hazard said: "Fabregas is not the only one to say that to me". "For me, it's sad when I listen to this: one player must be more selfish to reach the top level?" Chelsea have only won three of their last eight Premier League matches ... Read More »

Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen

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Rodgers has enjoyed a superb debut season in Scottish football with his side now undefeated domestically in 41 matches this season. This will be the second Aberdeen-Celtic cup final this season as they hope to complete the domestic clean sweep for the first time since 2001. Read More »

Larry Bird drives IndyCar through midtown Manhattan

The Pacers face a tough offseason, and it's more likely than not that the end answer is that George should be traded before he walks away for nothing in return. And re-signing Teague may help, too. "It's in NY, so you've got to do it", Bird said. "I guess we'll see". The strategy worked in 2010 for the Mavericks, who welcomed more than 108,000 fans to the Cowboys' AT&T Stadium for the All-Star Game. Read More »

Serena Williams expecting first baby

She hasn't being playing after Serena Williams defeated her sister and winning the years major tournament, citing that she has a knee injury, but the Madrid open is expecting her on 5 May. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, 27, won the Indian Wells and Miami titles in March of previous year before missing the rest of the season after announcing she was expecting a baby in December. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches milestone but says Champions League tie remains open

Cristiano Ronaldo is eyeing two more goals against Bayern Munich but expects April to be a "complicated" month for Real Madrid. "That is how ambitious he is". "It's a great honour to reach 100 goals in Europe". Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, volleyed Real level at the Allianz Arena early in the second half, then reached his milestone by slotting home the victor 13 minutes from time in the first leg. Read More »

Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus

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In the seventh Minute the pressure by Juve paid off as Dybala scored an absolutely incredible goal , reports TheGuardian . It went wrong early on in Turin with Dybala putting the hosts one up on seven minutes with a sweetly-taken goal , curling the ball past Marc-Andre ter Stegen from a tight angle. Read More »

Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis

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But this season only lasted six games longer than a year ago, as the Canadiens were eliminated with a 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. But if the Rangers, who finished just one point ahead of the Habs in the regular season , exposed one failing in this Montreal team, it is that they don't have enough scoring punch up front, and can not compete with top teams with a centre lineup of Philip Danault, Tomas Plekanec and Andrew Shaw/Galchenyuk, and ... Read More »

LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1

But ultimately, James and his battle-tested teammates made more plays down the stretch, holding off the upstart underdogs from IN, just like they did IN a double-overtime win over the Pacers IN Cleveland less than two weeks ago on April 2. "We had a very rocky, adverse regular season", Griffin said. The Pacers finished the game shooting 49.4 percent from the field. The Cavs reviewed film with Lue, whose defensive scheme will be focused on slowing Pacers star Paul George , before their ... Read More »

Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers

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The Cubs got two runs back in the third when Jay walked and leadoff batter Schwarber launched a two-run homer - his third of the season - to right. So which is it? St. "They went way above and beyond what other teams have done as far as the value of that gift", Hoyer said. "I know they're going to play, and I know they're going to play through it", manager Craig Counsell said. Read More »