Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

It's important to mention that in Nashville's win, they faced Marc-Andre Fleury and were without Pekka Rinne . There is a lot of criticism that the Sidney Crosby (CAN) and Yevgeni Malkin (RUS) led Penguins have only won two Cups despite the ta...

Mike Trout out for weeks; may need surgery Mike Trout out for weeks; may need surgery

Trout injured his thumb on. The superstar center fielder from Millville hurt himself one day earlier making a headfirst slide to steal second base in Miami. "The doctor will sit down tonight with Mike and go over all of the options available", Eppl...

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

After the game, James commented on his performance with, "I had a tough game, period". "I feel good about our chances", he said. The Warriors were nearly equally as inept and got the chance to draft Curry because Minnesota messed up; they liv...

Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

The Cavs enter the final series having gone 12-1 in the Eastern Conference while racking up a 120.7 offensive rating , the highest in the National Basketball Association playoffs in 40 years. They're a better Warriors team. Green is disruptive o...

Cardinals trade Matt Adams to Braves for minor leaguer Cardinals trade Matt Adams to Braves for minor leaguer

It was a great run. Yepez, ranked as the organizations 28th prospects by Prospects1500, is an 18-year-old infielder hitting.279/.309/.387 for the Braves' Rome affiliate. Piscotty has had something either achy or more serious since the second game o...

West Ham submit offer for Iheanacho West Ham submit offer for Iheanacho

It's thought that City boss Pep Guardiola does not see the youngster as part of his long-term plans at the Etihad Stadium as that is reflected by the fact Iheanacho has started just one game for the club this year in the January 2 clash against Bur...

After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500 After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

Power lost momentum later in the lap and was soon overtaken by Tony Kanaan and Ed Carpernter. It was the third Honda engine failure of the day. Pieces went flying in a manner that would suggest Dixon could be hurt as the vehicle was destroyed, ...

Rooney likely to leave Man Utd ahead of potential Everton return

Griezmann has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United , with the odds on the transfer only improving after United's Europa League win guaranteed them Champions League football next season. Big names are likely to arrive at Old Traf...

Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

The last pick in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas has emerged as an All-Star in Boston. The league will showcase the two best teams again when the NBA Finals tip off on Thursday night (ABC, 9 p.m. "I think I fell in love...

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Both the Cavaliers and Warriors have upgraded their rosters from a year ago, when they went seven games in an epic series that spawned the first comeback from a 3-1 deficit in Finals history and resulted in Cleveland winning its first pro sport...

Vettel wins Monaco GP, Ricciardo third

Raikkonen started from pole position and led for the first 34 laps of the race before receiving a call to pit for fresh tyres. With chief title contender Lewis Hamilton finishing in P7, this puts Sebastian 25 points ahead of the Briton.

Mike Hussey calls an England-Australia final at Champions Trophy

It's different for them. "As a cricketer we can't control things outside the stadium". In our heads nothing really changes, it's exactly the same for us. The 2017 domestic summer for England is set to be their busiest ever with the Champions Trophy...

Angels star Mike Trout jams left hand, leaves game at Miami

The homer was his fourth off a lefty this year. Trout's 16 homer was projected at 443 feet by Statcast, with an exit velocity of 114 miles per hour. Straily said he wasn't happy with how he pitched, especially his inefficient, 21-pitch first innin...

Fabregas upset over FA Cup final demotion

I don't think it should affect the media because I don't change my commitment. "I've always been very clear on that", he said , when asked whether he would still be at the helm in August. I said last week that this team would win the championship ...

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

While the National Basketball Association season did not begin until October 25th, 2016, I could have told you this would have been the Finals matchup back on the 5th of July. I understand that's nothing to really read into, but it was something that...

Frightening wreck knocks Scott Dixon out of Indianapolis 500

Another driver, Jay Howard , hit the wall, lost control and ran into the path of Dixon who ran over the top of him and flipped into a barrier wall before spinning down the track. It's tough. I was hoping Jay would stay against the wall but I had pic...

Quote: Mayweather vs. McGregor Will Be A 'Frustrating' Fight To Watch Quote: Mayweather vs. McGregor Will Be A 'Frustrating' Fight To Watch

Just look at this epic promotional video shown above courtesy of Youssef Hannoun via YouTube. At the end of the day, does that fight make any sense whatsoever for my business? Mayweather wouldn't consider a fight that wasn't just that. They have ev...

Harper Among 4 Nats' Starters Out Vs. Padres Sunday Harper Among 4 Nats' Starters Out Vs. Padres Sunday

A's 4, Yankees 1: Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 13 to rebound from the worst stretch of his major league career but wound up a hard-luck loser when reliever Tyler Clippard's wild pickoff throw sparked a go-ahead, two-run eighth inning in ...

Nadal gets tough draw in bid for 10th French Open title

Nadal has just three career French Open losses, in 2009 (fourth round to Robin Soderling in maybe the biggest upset in Grand Slam history), 2015 (quarterfinals) and previous year ( third round ). 1 ranking to Murray a year ago, has won only one of ...

Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Victor Moses doesn't need to apologise. Ozil's corner was headed on to a post by Welbeck and Ramsey also hit the woodwork from three yards out. Bellerin shot just wide and Ozil hit the post after cutting inside Cesar Azpilicueta , but just as in ...

Celtic beat Aberdeen to win Scottish Cup and complete domestic treble

Champions Celtic were 30 points ahead of them in the league table and are yet to lose a domestic game under Brendan Rodgers . "It is all right finishing second, having a good season and setting records, but the seasons to remember are the ones where...

Danish gets first win as White Sox top Tigers 3-0 Danish gets first win as White Sox top Tigers 3-0

ET, both clubs have already promoted a 26th player to their respective rosters ahead of the looming festivities. Left-hander Derek Holland (4-3, 2.47 ERA) is scheduled to start the first game for the White Sox. The White Sox (20-25) will try to sna...

Golfer Simon Dyson ready for the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

VIRGINIA WATER, England May 25 Four-times major victor Ernie Els underlined why golf has a proud reputation for integrity and fair play by calling a two-shot penalty on himself at the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday. And when you're hitting fair...

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

There will be no gentle start for favourites at the French Open this weekend, with nine-time victor Rafa Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic on a semi-final collision course. Djokovic completed a career Grand Slam at the French Open ...

FA Cup final: Chelsea battle Arsenal at Wembley, Conte eyes Double

Conte said his title celebrations amounted only to saying "cheers" over dinner with his staff but the Italian admitted he might afford himself some extravagance if his players triumph at Wembley. They are playing in the final for the 20th time , wi...

FA Cup final 'about Arsenal not me', says Arsene Wenger FA Cup final 'about Arsenal not me', says Arsene Wenger

Chelsea have cancelled a victory parade scheduled for Sunday following the attack on Manchester Arena that has left 22 dead and a further 119 injured , while Arsenal have called off a planned screening of the match for supporters at the Emirat...

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

Which is a wish that must be made, because a year ago the Cavaliers needed three superhuman performances from LeBron James to climb out of a 3-1 hole and steal the title, a series that was followed by the Warriors' acquisition of Kevin Durant .

Nadal eyes 10th French title in generation game

Nadal also failed to win the Italian Open in 2011 and 2014, only to go on to win the French Open in both years. Rafael Nadal's red-hot form makes him the favourite at Roland Garros when the French Open begins on Sunday and Murray told AFP...

Sebastian Vettel dominates FP2 in Monaco as Mercedes struggles

Ricciardo and Verstappen were on average 0.792s off pole last time out in Spain , though interestingly the equivalent figure a year ago was 0.884s - before Ricciardo surged ahead to take his Monaco pole by just over a tenth of a second from Nico R...

Paul Pogba's celebration of Europa League win was better than his performance

Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier? The Portuguese manager said that the Manchester suicide bomb attack incident took away some happiness from their feat and that they would not think twice to change the cup for people's ...

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

Resilience was apparent in the group throughout the playoffs and again in Game 7 when they rallied twice to tie the Pens - 20 seconds after Kunitz opened the scoring and then again late in regulation. Game 7 offers the Penguins and their stars the op...

Ian Poulter hoping to enjoy revamped Wentworth on BMW PGA Championship return

I don't know what (the European Tour) need to do to attract more United States players to come, maybe they don't want to. The four-time major victor was therefore assessed a two-shot penalty (under Rule 20-7) and eventually signed for a one-under-p...

Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

Eduardo Berizzo's side have gone off the boil in recent months and their season effectively ended last week with their Europa League semi-final elimination to Manchester United , although they still made Real work for the victory. "We just think ab...

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

In Game 5, his bid for the victor generated a rebound for right winger Pontus Aberg , who lit the lamp to put Nashville one win away from its first Stanley Cup finals appearance. A lower-body injury ended Ryan Johansen's 2017 playoff run pri...

James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

He and the Cavs had won 13 straight playoff games, including eight on the road. Thomas aggravated a lingering right hip issue during Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers . LeBron James has a game-high 11 points, while Kevin Love has 10. Fr...

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