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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals: Game 7 prediction

They are averaging more than 10 shots per game more than the Penguins . Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. It's no stretch to say that the victor of Wednesday's Game 7 (7:30 p.m. Disappointment? Sure. The Penguins had led this series 3-1 and also held a one-goal lead going into the third period of Game 5 . The Penguins struggled to maintain any kind of pressure in the offensive zone in Game 6 . Read More »

Celtics one win away from Conference Finals

The Celtics shot 65 percent from the field in the first quarter and 53 percent overall, including 16 of 33 on 3-point attempts. The Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 123-101 to move to within a game of a place in the NBA's eastern conference finals. Read More »

KXIP v GL Player of the Match: Hashim Amla


If KXIP loses this game, then Sunrisers and RPS will go through. Unfortunately just as it seemed Lynn might bring up a ton and carry his bat to take KKR to victory, he fell to a brilliant piece of fielding from Axar Patel . Saha, who also has a century in the 2014 IPL final, struck 11 boundaries and three sixes to anchor the innings. Maxwell picked up two sixes off Colin de Grandhomme in the twelfth over and pulled Ankit Rajpoot to the midwicket boundary in the thirteenth. Read More »

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

Because Jeter, from the time he ran out to shortstop for good in April of 1996, turned out to be as important a figure for the New York Yankees as Ruth was in the 1920s. His career speaks for itself. "He was the captain on the field", said Bregman, who regards the famous "flip play" in the 2001 ALDS at Oakland as Jeter's best. Read More »

Oilers take command of series with another win in Anaheim


The Oilers are 14-0 all-time when taking a 2-0 lead in a best-of-seven series. It's a long climb. But only recently have they mastered the ability to do something about it, and they've turned that newly discovered skill into the strength of their season, having only lost back-to-back games in regulation three times in a 67-game span dating back to December 1. Read More »

Another Early Exit For Clippers; Celtics Take Game 1


Thomas played just a day after attending the funeral for his sister, who died in a vehicle accident earlier this month outside of Tacoma, Washington . Washington opened Game 1 on a 16-0 run. "We locked in even more". The Wizards now head home to the Verizon Center for Game 3 on Thursday. Wall landed awkwardly on his wrist two plays in a row, Avery Bradley left the first half a minute early to deal with his right hip, and Otto Porter Jr . Read More »

Antonio Conte vows to improve Chelsea after committing future to club


But Italian tactician Antonio Conte revived the London club as the coach came with a 3-4-3 formation with success. "It will be a big target for us". We must do this. Courtois told Chelsea TV: "After a year ago, when we were so bad and it looked like nothing was going to work, to win the league again is fantastic". Read More »

KXIP overcome Lynn onslaught to seal crucial win


Odds: Mumbai: 4/6. Punjab 6/5. McClenaghan will be eager to get as many early wickets as possible against Punjab after taking a wicket each in the last two games of MI. They have to win both their remaining matches to stay in contention for the play-offs berth. Rising Pune have a NRR of -0.060 compared to Kings XI's 0.242, so any situation that comes down to run rates will clearly favour Kings XI. Read More »

Losing To Arsenal Changed Everything - Antonio Conte

I think the key to this success has been simply how hard they work on a range of areas, but perhaps most importantly their shape . He added: "It's great to see this link with the players, with our fans". Conte's players were tuned in to such an extent that they seized control of the title race by equalling a single-season top-flight record with 13 successive victories. Read More »

Jose Mourinho hilariously destroys Arsenal despite Man Utd defeat


Arsenal have already benefitted from United's increased focus on Europe's second competition, with Jose Mourinho leaving Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford on the bench as the Gunners won 2-0 at the Emirates. Mainly, though, the defender said that he was " chuffed personally " at getting to showcase his talent for the first team. Jose Mourinho hadn't lost a Premier League game in more than six months. Read More »

Kevin Durant calls NBA combine a waste of time for top prospects


We were all cheering each other on. However, aside from that unsuccessful goal, the lottery does make the time before the draft much more exciting for the teams that didn't make the playoffs. Keep laughing.' It was a amusing thing, because I was the only one that couldn't lift it and I was struggling to lift it. They were all excited. At this point, it seems unlikely the Bulls would draft a center at No. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal fight on as Wawrinka bows out


Djokovic won the match 6-1, 4-6, 7-5. The home favourite needed 90 minutes to complete the opening set, finally finishing off Italian Fognini 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-4 on a second match point after being broken while serving for victory. That set hung in the balance until Djokovic was able to claim what proved to be the decisive break in the 11th game of the set and he was then able to serve out to progress into third round. Read More »

Phil Jones Starts - Manchester United Team vs Tottenham Hotspur Confirmed

Chelsea may have wrapped up the Premier League title on Friday but nobody was going to spoil the party as second place was rubber stamped against a United side for whom a top-four finish is now officially out of reach. Mauricio Pochettino hailed Tottenham's victory against Manchester United as the flawless send-off to the old White Hart Lane as they confirmed their highest league finish since 1963. Read More »

Mourinho can't resist a dig at Arsenal and Wenger


Jamie Carragher also branded United "embarrassing" for their record against the top six in the Premier League this season. "We have to chase the Champions League by trying to win the Europa League". "I see a difference between matches". "But Jose Mourinho will say "yes but I will win you trophies". "The Arsenal fans, they are happy", Mourinho said. Read More »

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Promise has been mixed with frustration during the Portuguese's first season in the Old Trafford hot-seat, with EFL Cup and Community Shield successes tempered by Premier Leagues struggles. "Some kept their control in a better way than others", said Mourinho. For us it's more important to win titles than to finish top four. " Ajax will be hard". Read More »

Matt Harvey suspended three games for unspecified violation of Mets' team rules

Harvey's ERA sits at a lofty 5.14 through six starts, meaning he's in the lower percentile of starters four and five's instead of what his talents could have him be a number one! Start 1:10 p.m. "In order to be able to take control of things, you have to make tough decisions, and this was one of them", Collins said. 'So we hope to put it behind us and move forward, ' Collins added. Read More »

Bilic vows not to give up on injury-prone Carroll


They are third, a point and a place above Manchester City, having played a game more . "In our last game against Southampton we had 70% possession", Klopp told the Liverpool Echo . Two goals from man-of-the-match Philippe Coutinho, along with strikes from Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi, condemned West Ham to a big defeat in their final home match of the season. Read More »

West Ham vs Liverpool, Premier League

Fifth-placed Arsenal are also challenging for a top-four finish and lie four points behind Liverpool , also with a game in hand. Importantly, they've opened up a four-point lead over Arsenal again with the Gunners having a game in hand. Read More »

Conte: I'll Stay And Improve Chelsea


It is a great season, but to be a fantastic season we have to win the FA Cup. Adding to his already impressive list of achievements as a manager, Conte says his fierce dedication to the team's success made the match an nearly surreal occasion. Read More »

Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal


It's the first time I leave and they're happy. I left the Emirates, they were crying. It's nice for them. Asked what he thought of Arsenal finally tasting victory against him, Mourinho said: "It's a big club". "It is not manager against manager". "In terms of motivation we are even", said the Portuguese, who led Porto to glory in the UEFA Cup -- as the Europa League was formerly known -- in 2003. Read More »

Spurs duo Pochettino, Son scoop monthly Premier League awards

Liverpool are on the brink of qualifying for the Champions League after Philippe Coutinho inspired a 4-0 rout of West Ham , while Tottenham said a fitting farewell to White Hart Lane with a 2-1 win against Manchester United on Sunday. "It will put the club in the last level in Europe". "Before the game we thought anything was possible, but afterwards it was a big disappointment and it was hard to lift everyone". Read More »

India name squad for Champions Trophy

Mohammed Shami: Mohammed Shami has been in and out of the squad due to injuries. Manish Pandey and Mohammad Shami have also been successful to make it to the 15-member squad for the Champions Trophy which will be played in England. Read More »

Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho

Winning Europa League will provide an opportunity to compete in the next season's Champions League for Jose Mourinho's side, who are struggling to make it to the Premier League top four. As a outcome, and with knowledge their opponents will have seven more days rest before the Stockholm final, Mourinho will field different lineups in their forthcoming games. Read More »

Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk


And they did that today. "Now we just have to try to get game 4". During the second quarter, Oubre received a hard screen from Celtics center Olynyk that knocked him down with Boston trailing, 45-24. What is less debatable is how Green feels about Boston's Kelly Olynyk . "He just has to stay the course and know that the other guys on the court have his back at all times". Read More »

Celtics vs. Wizards Game 7


Not since 1979 have the Wizards reached the conference finals, and Wall has made it clear he'll consider this season - Brooks' first as the team's coach - a waste of time if they don't end the drought. At his press conference 90 minutes before Friday's potential elimination game, the 51-year-old Northern California native cracked jokes and answered questions without any trace of nervous energy. Read More »

Senators look to build off Game 1 win against Penguins


Despite bookmakers still having the Penguins as slight favourites to advance to the Stanley Cup final, teams that win the first game of a playoff series typically go on to win it. "We just did the ordinary things well, and we stuck to it". "It has gone well for us so far". The Sens have embraced the underdog role in the previous two rounds, and it's no different in this series as most pundits are ruling the Sens out already. Read More »

Mets suspend Matt Harvey for undisclosed violation of team rules

Marlins shut out the Mets 7-0, the first shut-out for the Mets this season. Harvey will miss his start Sunday against the Marlins. Cabrera was left writhing in pain on the outfield grass in the third inning Saturday night when he dived to his right for a ground ball and landed awkwardly on his glove. Read More »

Arsenal maintain top-4 hunt with impressive Stoke victory

This game saw yet more calls for Arsenal's manager to leave. "How he stays and how the structure would be at the club at that point is up for debate, but that represents good, solid progress for a season which was dogged by the negativity that surrounds his leadership of the club". Read More »

Man United season still successful without Europa League - Mourinho


Jose Mourinho's labelled Manchester United's Premier League run-in as "just matches we don't want to play" in a tetchy post-match interview after their defeat at Tottenham on Sunday. Liverpool were given 10,236 tickets for last season's Europa League against Sevilla at Basle's 35,000-capacity St Jakob-Park. "Tonight we suffered, but we're in the final and we've fought hard to get there". Read More »

Slaven Bilic: West Ham United "not good enough" against Liverpool

The Reds eventually broke the deadlock on 34 minutes when Daniel Sturridge latched onto a fine pass from Coutinho, before rounding Adrian and slotting into an empty net. Can Liverpool keep their dreams of Champions League football intact? "Now we have one more game and we will stay focused, 100%". "If we win we deserve to be in the Champions League ". Read More »

Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1


The Ducks got just one shot on goal in the first 13 minutes of Game 1, but Silfverberg put it into Rinne's far top corner for his eighth goal in 12 games this spring, matching his goal total in 48 games over his previous six trips to the postseason. Read More »

Thibaut Courtois Belgian relishing prospect of title after Chelsea woes

Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 and had three year-long loan spells at Atletico Madrid but returned to the London side in 2015 when Chelsea won the title under former manager Jose Mourinho. They can achieve this with a win in this game, having won 1-0 in the reverse fixture in December. "Everyone went out and enjoyed themselves and there was a little bit of pressure off, although that can sometimes be bad when you relax and do not do the right things". Read More »