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Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

They wasted no time making up for it in Game 5, putting three goals on the board in the first period alone. Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence him. Wilson, 27, led the Predators in playoff scoring the last two years, with five goals in six first-round games in 2015 aand 13 points in 14 games last year. [Full Article...]

Bradley, US draw Mexico in World Cup qualifier

The US continued to look lively on the counter-attack, and Bradley nearly added another wonder-goal to his account on 74 minutes with a dipping volley from 30 yards that hit the post. He went with a 3-4-3 formation, with Geoff Cameron , Christian Pulisic , Bradley and DeAndre Yedlin being the only holdovers from the Trinidad game. [Full Article...]

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , who gave up eight goals on 36 shots in losing the first two games (a.777 save percentage), gave up merely two goals on 52 shots (.962) as the Predators tied the series at home . "Right now, our mission is to win Game 6 and then come back and play the best game of the series". Nashville has been practically unbeatable on home ice in the postseason and... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers focus on limiting Stephen Curry's impact in NBA Finals

Game 5 will be on June 13 LIVE at 9:00 am with a primetime replay of S+A at 8:00pm of the same day. But the Warriors can't just be entirely comfortable with what he's done against them from 2-point land the past two games (24-of-37). We know it's not going to be an easy game for us. In addition, Draymond Green , who was suspended for Game 5 previous year, will be playing. But that doesn't m... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka v South Africa: Everything you need to know

Sri Lanka v South Africa: Everything you need to know Amla and David Miller put on a short but sweet rebuilding partnership, allowing Amla to bring up his century in the 42nd over, just turning one of his hip to square leg. Main Captain Angelo Mathews is fighting with the injury. South Africa rounded off their recent series against England with a morale-boosting seven-wicket win at Lord s on Monday, having ensured all the members of their ... [Full Article...]

Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination Cleveland burned the Warriors on 24-of-45 shooting from 3-point range on Friday. But James and Kyrie Irving kept battling for a while, kept pushing the Warriors, and it brought out the best of the Warriors again, at the end. Every team the Warriors faced in the playoffs was created to beat Golden State-to match and counter the Warriors' style and personnel. Last game, in Game 4, I thought t... [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination We didn't seem that nervous in Game 4 . Hitting, being physical, we have to do that. After shooting an ice-cold 29.8 percent from three-point range through the first three games of the series, the team hit 24 of its 45 three-point attempts in Game 4 for a 53.3 percent rate. [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant denies getting post-Game 7 phone call from Draymond Green

Lue didn't like that, but says Game 4 was more like it, with seven technical fouls, a flagrant foul, and stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant jawing at each other among several dustups. "It's squeaky bum time and we've got the experience now to cope". Jefferson recently said he was "begging" to cover Durant, who shot 1-for-7 when he was being covered by the Cavs forward. [Full Article...]

Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State

A year ago, the Warriors led the Finals 3-1 with Game 5 in Oakland. Not only did the Cavaliers extend the series at least one more game - they gave the Warriors defense a historic whooping in the process. Lue says his team was "being too nice" at the start of the series, "helping guys up off the floor, smiling, talking to guys". The Cavs offence stagnated during that stretch as Cleveland mis... [Full Article...]

Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis India successfully chased the target of 192 with the loss of just two wickets at The Oval cricket ground. I feel Pakistan should stick to its strengths and play with the same positive approach it displayed against South Africa . For South Africa too, the victory was a must but they proved to be chokers yet again by losing the match. I have a feeling that we will have an absorbing clash... [Full Article...]

Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

He continued: "On winter fuel allowance, for example, we think there's a majority in Parliament , even within the Conservative Party there are quite few Conservative MPs who'll say this is unacceptable, triple lock - exactly the same - the bedroom tax, I believe the DUP are in favour of scrapping the bedroom tax". [Full Article...]

Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds Proving again that the quality of their shots on goal matters more than the quantity, the Pittsburgh Penguins flattened the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final by capitalizing on their prime scoring chances. The Penguins are just incredible at the counter attack. Still, the three-time Vezina Trophy finalist has allowed only 13 goals in eight playoff games at home and h... [Full Article...]

Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe

Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe They'll spend the next 36 hours or so leading up to Game 5 being reminded of everything that happened past year, from the collapse in the Finals to the dominance of Irving and LeBron James in the final three games of that fateful series to the part Curry played in the season that saw his Warriors win a record 73 games and saw him win a second straight Most Valuable Player award - and... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5 We've grown accustomed to seeing these two play their best when they absolutely have to, given that James averaged 36 points and Irving posted 30 a night over the final three games of last year's series, after Cleveland fell behind 3-1. [Full Article...]

Preds leaning on Rinne to force series back to Pittsburgh

Subban and the Predators' defence frustrated Sidney Crosby , who fought back with some questionably aggressive tactics in Thursday's win. Although most coaches preach that wins and losses are best forgotten quickly, Nashville coach Peter Laviolette wanted his players to hold on to the sting of being overrun in a 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving: Cleveland Cavaliers had no other option but to win

Now, back in Cleveland , LeBron took a 20-win franchise (that he originally abandoned) and turned them into the dominant force in the Eastern Conference. "We just ― we knew we had to make it physical". "No, they got us where they want us", LeBron James said. Wait until they hear what Draymond Green - who drew a loud reaction when he was seemingly ejected (but actually wasn't ) from the Cav... [Full Article...]

Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ

Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ England will play their semi-final on a new pitch, right in the middle of the square, but batting at Cardiff overall - other than for Shakib and Mahmudullah - has been more hard than at the other two venues as the ball does not come on. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Golden State Warriors move one win away from record Throughout the second half Wednesday night, Cleveland had hope. Deron Williams alone is 0-of-11. Do that, and they'll have a real claim to being the greatest team ever. The Cavaliers got everything they wanted. The Cavs built their largest lead to 94-87 on Irving's bucket with 1:13 left in the third quarter. Durant, often matched up with James, finished the first quarter with eight points ... [Full Article...]

Rookie Frederick Gaudreau helps Predators even Finals at 2-2

Rookie Frederick Gaudreau helps Predators even Finals at 2-2 The Predators won 4-1 to tie the series 2-2. Nashville coach Peter Laviolette similarly would not commit to starting Rinne in Game 3 , but he later admitted he never really considered a switch. Game 4 marked the sixth time in their last 11 games the Penguins have scored just one goal. It was a dominant, balanced and thorough effort from the Penguins, who got their six goals from six di... [Full Article...]

Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4 Hip injury was discovered, which sidelined Thomas immediately, and ended his season. Unlike the rest of this series , The Cavaliers were given a huge boost off the bench, with the reserves scoring 49 points this game. With their Game 3 win on their shoulders, Boston cut Cleveland's lead in the series 2-1. It felt like we grew as the year went on. Not simple in the way of going out and... [Full Article...]


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