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Why Stanley Cup-winning coach might elude Islanders

Why Stanley Cup-winning coach might elude Islanders Outside, fans watching on video boards chanted "Ovi!" I think the logic of relying on a 32-year-old superstar to drag your team into the playoffs and then be your best player through the playoffs as well isn't one most teams would plan, though most players aren't like Ovechkin. [Full Article...]

Unexpected: Simona Halep reveals her two biggest wins ever

Unexpected: Simona Halep reveals her two biggest wins ever Muguruza's big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start and their quarter-final was no contest at all in a 6-2, 6-1 one-way journey. She beat her compatriot Madison Keys to claim the US Open title in 2017 and has raised her game on the big stage once again. "I think she did a lot of things better than I did". [Full Article...]

LeBron James On His Next Big Decision: ‘I Have No Idea’

LeBron James On His Next Big Decision: ‘I Have No Idea’ Speaking of KD, he had arguably the best game of his career, dropping 43 points on 15-of-23 shooting along with 13 rebounds and seven assists, including a dagger from nearly the exact same spot as the one he hit in Game 3 previous year. "To be the best player in the world and to give everything you've got in your 15th season, play all 82 games and carry this team the way he did is a testament to... [Full Article...]

Luke Heimlich not picked up in Major League Baseball draft

Luke Heimlich not picked up in Major League Baseball draft After pleading guilty, Heimlich was sentenced to two years' probation, among other requirements. The 22-year-old Heimlich, a left-hander regarded as one of the nation's best amateur starters, was projected to be an early selection last year until a story in The Oregonian revealed his admission to molesting a 6-year-old female relative when he was 15. [Full Article...]

Patriots WR Julian Edelman Facing 4-Game Suspension

Patriots WR Julian Edelman Facing 4-Game Suspension Jeremy Maclin . He's been cut by the Chiefs and the Ravens in the past 12 months, but he's a 30-year-old veteran who's played in a few different offenses and might just be looking for a chance to stick somewhere. "We've always had a great relationship". This is the first time the converted college quarterback has tested positive before. I've taken many, many tests obviously over the course of my c... [Full Article...]

Trump says will not invite either NBA finals winner to White House

Trump says will not invite either NBA finals winner to White House President Trump rescinded the invitation in a tweet: "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team". "That was one of the great memories for me in my career", Kerr said . holds up an Philadelphia Eagles jersey for quarterback Carson Wentz and an American flag during the "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday, June 5, 2018,... [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win NBA title As you might imagine, Curry and Durant stamped their names into record books in a variety of ways in these Finals. The Cavaliers had a hot shooting night previous year in Game 4, and it got them their one win in the NBA Finals. After that, the game quickly fell out of hand. In some ways the Cavaliers never recovered after almost upsetting Golden State on the road in Game 1 of the series. [Full Article...]

FREE TACO! Golden State Warriors win triggers Taco Bell giveaway

But taco fans are already the "real winners", according to Taco Bell. Americans can thank Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors for a free taco. Since the Warriors win came in Cleveland last night, that means FREE TACOS FOR EVERYBODY. The Warriors are looking to sweep the Cavs as they are up 3-0 in the series. [Full Article...]

Australian government joins UK in state boycott of World Cup in Russia

Australian government joins UK in state boycott of World Cup in Russia The company "calculates there is a 47 percent chance that this year's World Cup winners will be from a country other than Argentina, Brazil, France , Germany or Spain ", winners of every title since 1970. The Socceroos will meet France, Peru and Denmark in Group C at the World Cup starting next week, providing Bert van Marwijk's troops with a hard assignment of progressing to the knock-o... [Full Article...]

See Lars Eller's Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Washington Capitals

See Lars Eller's Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Washington Capitals Why? Because this fan went out and got a tattoo celebrating the team winning the Cup this year. Washington was led by Alex Ovechkin , who in March became the 20th player in National Hockey League history to score 600 goals and just the fourth to reach that number in fewer than 1,000 games. [Full Article...]

Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas

Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas It took 43 seasons, but the Washington Capitals are finally Stanley Cup champions. Entering this year's playoffs, the Capitals had fallen in nine of the previous 10 playoff series against the Penguins. It was a great play that gave Washington the lead with just shy of eight minutes left in the game. He found a loose puck behind Marc-Andre Fleury at 12:23 after Smith-Pelly had kicked one up fro... [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights

Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights The Golden Knights had just 22 shots on goal Saturday; they had 26 shots blocked . Unlike the expansion Vegas Golden Knights , who trailed the present-day Capitals 2-1 heading into Monday's crucial Game 4 of this season's best-of-seven Cup final, Washington's original incarnation was set up to fail on the ice from the start. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo likely to leave Real Madrid over unfulfilled promises

Cristiano Ronaldo likely to leave Real Madrid over unfulfilled promises The presentation comes amid the uncertainty in Madrid as to whether the Portuguese will still be their player next season. In the current 4-2-3-1 setup, the double-pivot stays deep and full-backs do not tend to stretch play, so opposing teams were able to crowd out the four most advanced players. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors edge closer to National Basketball Association title with third straight win

Golden State Warriors edge closer to National Basketball Association title with third straight win But they're just 6-6 (2-2 in the regular season, 4-4 in The Finals) against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena over the last four years. Smith finished with 13 points, finally making some shots. Curry continued to struggle to find his shot and Durant began to shoot wildly in an attempt to shoulder the load. [Full Article...]

Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman

Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman It seemed like a deal would not be agreed before the World Cup because Lyon were hoping that an impressive display in Russian Federation would inflate Fekir's price tag. The signing of the 24-year-old follows the capture of Brazilian midfielder Fabinho , who signed for Liverpool within 48 hours of the club's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev last month. [Full Article...]

Muguruza thrashes Sharapova to reach semi-finals

Simona Halep , Garbine Muguruza , Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys . The women got their matches done before rain arrived at Roland Garros , leaving the men's quarterfinals suspended in progress. Halep has been put through the wringer in her past two matches. It's a great semi-finals. "It's not that important, because it's constantly this thing going on", said Muguruza. [Full Article...]

PODCAST: Will drama between Eagles, Donald Trump impact locker room?

PODCAST: Will drama between Eagles, Donald Trump impact locker room? The Eagles , much like the Warriors, were unlikely to visit the White House, as customary - but Donald Trump made a decision to rescind the invitation after only a handful of individuals (" two to three players, the owner, and the mascot ") had RSVP'd to the invite. [Full Article...]

Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris

Zverev's condition key to Thiem clash in Paris Of the last 10 Masters, only three have been won by the old guard, two for Nadal , one for Federer. Women's fourth round: No. 1 Simona Halep beat No. "He's an unbelievable player. I mean, probably now the third-best after Rafa and Roger". Serbia's Novak Djokovic with Spain's Fernando Verdasco after winning their fourth round match. [Full Article...]

Sixers exec Bryan Colangelo resigns after investigation into Twitter accounts

Sixers exec Bryan Colangelo resigns after investigation into Twitter accounts A story in The Ringer suggested that Colangelo controlled multiple anonymous Twitter accounts that trash-talked current and former players on his team. The 76ers hired Colangelo as president of basketball operations in April 2016, four days after general manager Sam Hinkie resigned. Colangelo repeatedly denied any knowledge of the Twitter accounts. [Full Article...]

Argentina call off final warm up match against Israel

Argentina call off final warm up match against Israel With the World Cup about to start , it's still not clear at all what the best XI even is but Jorge Sampaoli will know his side always have a chance. "It just strengthens the hands of those in the BDS movement who just want to ostracize and marginalize the Jewish State. These are real threats". Palestinian organizations have been sending threats since it was announced that the match would be he... [Full Article...]


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