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Washington Capitals rumors: Jay Beagle and the NHL Expansion Draft
- June 19, 2017

Darling will have a $4.15 million salary next season while Ward is due $3.3 million and Lack $2.75 million. Nashville GM David Poile said he has spoken with McPhee and that the Predators "will do the best we can to protect as many assets as we can". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo skips post-match press conference after Portugal draw
- June 19, 2017

The first goal of the after noon came from Portugal's Quaresma with the assist by Ronaldo in the 34th minute. Portugal , who are making their debut at the Confederations Cup , go into the clash with Mexico on the back of a convincing 3-0 World Cup qualifying win away against Latvia. (more...)
Conte frustrated over Chelsea's slow transfer dealings Conte frustrated over Chelsea's slow transfer dealings
- June 18, 2017

Chelsea are calm over the speculation, which they consider to be unfounded, and sources at the club say it is business as usual. Speculation that tension is growing between the Italian and Chelsea's hierarchy over these matters has been dismissed. (more...)
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens
- June 18, 2017

The Canadiens will receive Buffalo's third-round pick (68th overall) in the 2017 National Hockey League draft. Beaulieu, 24, was the Habs' first-round pick in 2011. John's Sea Dogs, Beaulieu split time between Montreal and their AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs. Montreal was in danger of losing Beaulieu in the expansion draft, while Buffalo has room to protect him. (more...)
London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP
- June 18, 2017

Though Foster supported Brexit , she also might demand that May pursue a cushioned exit from the European Union , given her party's wish that a soft border remain between Northern Ireland and Ireland, an European Union member. He told the Press Association the Government could not act as a "neutral facilitator" in Northern Ireland , as the Good Friday Agreement envisages, if it was dependent on one of the Northern Irish parties for its majority in the House of Commons . (more...)
Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out
- June 18, 2017

With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he shot 71. Jason Day , of Australia, hits from a bunker on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Most weird about Thursday was that as many amateurs broke par as top 10 players in the world - two apiece. With one more birdie on the back nine, Matsuyama carded a sparkling seven-under 65, matching Fowler for the low round of the week. (more...)
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
- June 17, 2017

Jason Day had two triple bogeys, the first one when it took him three chips to stay on the green at the fourth hole, and shot a 79. "I just played bad golf, man", Day said with a chuckle. Open debut. World number four Hideki Matsuyama (74), number five Jordan Spieth (73) and number Henrik Stenson (74) will all have work to do if they hope to see the weekend at season's second major. (more...)
Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title
- June 16, 2017

Ostapenko had blasted her way into the final on the back of 245 winners - more than any other player in the draw, man or woman. 'But in the next couple of years I understood how to play , how to move and then I really liked it. "It was a little bit of like emotional moment, but that's it". "I'm really happy to win here". Jelena Ostapenko has produced an incredible performance against Simona Halep in the Roland-Garros final, belting a backhand victor for her first major title on ... (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: Canadian GP domination is 'great blow' to Ferrari
- June 16, 2017

He has amassed 141 points to Hamilton's 129 thus far this season. Hamilton is only second in the overall wins in Canada which is led by Michael Schumacher with 7 Championships. The German and Hamilton now have three wins each this season, with Bottas taking the other. "There was a lot of time to think when I was up front, reliving the memories of 2007 here and actually several of the years that I've been here". (more...)
Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win
- June 15, 2017

Jelena Ostapenko told herself to enjoy the French Open final when her position seemed hopeless and ended it as one of the most unlikely grand slam champions of all time. "I think it's going to be little bit hard but I chose to be a tennis player, so that's my career". "Yeah, it's tough. It's a tough moment for me, but it's gonna go away, I hope, with the time". (more...)
#WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit #WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit
- June 15, 2017

Kerr , who has visited the White House both as a championship player and coach, has also criticized Trump and his qualifications to be president. And pretty much everyone from David West to Shaun Livingston has denounced the man. "You don't see some of the qualities you talk about, the resilience, the ability to communicate, the compassion", Kerr said when asked if an National Basketball Association coach could succeed with a Trump-like approach. (more...)
Man overboard! Artemis' skipper goes flying into Bermuda's Great Sound
- June 15, 2017

New Zealand showed the same slick consistency they have done throughout the challenger series, keeping their 50-foot (15 metre) foiling catamaran above the water for much of the time. June 9 Years after losing the 2013 America's Cup to Oracle Team USA, disappointment was still etched on Dean Barker's face. The New Zealand crew have been outstanding throughout the 35th America's Cup challenger races in Bermuda's Great Sound, achieving the first 100 percent "flying" time, when the hulls stayed ... (more...)
Silva, Costa keep Spain in lead of WCup qualifying group Silva, Costa keep Spain in lead of WCup qualifying group
- June 15, 2017

Earlier, Costa told Spain's Mundo Deportivo newspaper that he would be willing to move to "any club in Spain, Italy or Brazil". I have a contract with Chelsea and they are the one who know what they will do with me. I have to think about the World Cup. That's the type of person I am, I always want to do better. Juventus pair Leonardo Bonucci and Alex Sandro complete the list of targets, with the latter getting an asking price of £52m from the Turin giants, but it's added that Conte isn't ... (more...)
Verratti's agent admits midfielder's move to Barcelona is Verratti's agent admits midfielder's move to Barcelona is "complicated"
- June 14, 2017

Verratti has supposedly instructed his agent, Donato Di Campli, to tell Real he wants to move to the Bernabeu, encouraging the Spanish giants to make a bid. " Juventus will certainly do something special in the next transfer window", Di Campli told Tuttosport . 'If PSG don't want to sell him, despite offers from all over Europe, then we'd have to examine our position'. (more...)
Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead
- June 14, 2017

The game is on NBC Sports Network at 8 p.m. EST There will be three periods for some reason and probably a dead fish thrown at some point. It was the morning of Game 2 , but the Nashville Predators goalie was somewhere else entirely. Now the biggest guessing game is which star will sing the national anthem next. Sissons scored his sixth goal of the playoffs in Game One, while Ellis, who also tallied in Game One, and Neal have five goals each. (more...)
Five strikers Machester United could target this summer Five strikers Machester United could target this summer
- June 14, 2017

Morata's representative Juanma Lopez also revealed that Real have rejected an offer from AC Milan . The Red Devils and the Italian outfit maintained their interest in signing the 24-year-old in the summer transfer window. "Quite simply, Real Madrid considered the offer from the Rossoneri unsatisfactory". Jose Mourinho gave United's CEO Ed Woodward a list of players he wanted the club to sign this summer, with a striker likely to be high on the list after releasing Zlatan ... (more...)
Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
- June 13, 2017

Green is unapologetic for speaking his mind, even if it means multiple of days of the media circuit discussing his comments . "If it's talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". "It's more so about not letting him get to his shooting pocket", he said. Durant finished the night with the highest Net Rating among Golden State's four All-Stars, and was also the only starter besides Zaza Pachulia to shoot above 40% on the night. (more...)
Yoenis Cespedes leaves Mets game after fifth inning with sore left heel Yoenis Cespedes leaves Mets game after fifth inning with sore left heel
- June 13, 2017

DeGrom pitched the Mets to their seventh win in a row over the Cubs at Citi Field, dating to the 2015 NL Championship Series. It was his second complete game in 89 major league starts. Bard pitched 211 times for Boston from 2009-13, and spent parts of the last two seasons in the minors for St. Louis. The man headed toward center field, where a security guard made a firm tackle. (more...)
Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
- June 12, 2017

The Warriors won 14 in a row without him during the regular season, reviving talk that they could win it all without him. "I thought the first two games we were being too nice". "Talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". Cavs guard J.R. Smith took issue with Lue's wording. Granted the Warriors are a much tougher team this season, but they've been able to pull it out when they needed it most. (more...)
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
- June 11, 2017

Sidney Crosby , who was reunited on his line with Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary for the first time in a while, had the juice early. Now, they have to do it again. We have no doubt in him. It's not false confidence. He's 8-1 in the post-season after a loss. The one loss came in overtime in the Western Conference final. (more...)
Real Madrid Wins UEFA Champions League
- June 11, 2017

Zidane and Co also won the La Liga title for the first time since 2011-12 after a period of Barcelona dominance, as the Catalans won three of the four previous titles. I did it and I shaved myself, ' he told Real Madrid TV. Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 20th minute and became the first player ever to score in three different Champions League finals. (more...)
Preds leaning on Rinne to force series back to Pittsburgh
- June 11, 2017

A victory over the next two games would make Pittsburgh the first team in 19 years to go back-to-back and give Crosby three championships before his 30th birthday, with the window for more very much open into the early portions of the next decade if he and Malkin can stay healthy. (more...)
Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton suffers right wrist contusion after HBP Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton suffers right wrist contusion after HBP
- June 11, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates' Elias Diaz (32) is greeted by Andrew McCutchen (22) after they scored on a triple by Pirates' Jordy Mercer off Miami Marlins relief pitcher Brad Ziegler in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh , Saturday, June 10, 2017. (more...)
Wawrinka, Nadal advance to men's final Wawrinka, Nadal advance to men's final
- June 10, 2017

To achieve this on Sunday Nadal will have to face the challenge of Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka , victor 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/3) and 6-1 over the number one of the world ranking, British Andy Murray . After Nadal's limp exit to Djokovic in 2015 and the wrist injury that cut short his challenge previous year, the Spanish claycourt king looks hungrier than ever to extend his domination on the clay surface where he has no rival. (more...)
Cespedes resumes rehab assignment after 2-week layoff Cespedes resumes rehab assignment after 2-week layoff
- June 10, 2017

Lucie. It's possible that the franchise is anxious about going through a repeat of the previous situation, where Cespedes went out on a rehab assignment and suffered a setback to his timetable. Winning a hitting award while playing in only 132 regular season games shows just how good Cespedes can be when he is healthy. That pace might have helped Cespedes to post a 40-homer season for the first time in his six-year baseball career. (more...)
Kremlin wants stability and peace in the Gulf despite Qatar diplomatic row Kremlin wants stability and peace in the Gulf despite Qatar diplomatic row
- June 09, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday condemned the "cruelty and cynicism" of the London attack and called for greater joint efforts in the fight against terror, the Kremlin said. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday called for dialogue and compromise in the Qatar crisis. (more...)
Lincoln Riley, 33, takes over as Oklahoma's football coach Lincoln Riley, 33, takes over as Oklahoma's football coach
- June 09, 2017

Lincoln Riley isn't just ushering in a new era at Oklahoma , it's a new era for the Big 12 with no one in the league having been a head coach in a national championship or even playoff game before. His father, Ron Stoops Sr., was the long-time defensive coordinator of the Cardinal Mooney High School football team, where Bob attended. Bob Stoops and his wife, Carol, have three children. (more...)
Backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo Unlikely to Sign Extension With Patriots Backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo Unlikely to Sign Extension With Patriots
- June 09, 2017

But for as much as outsiders might be praising the potential of that offense, Gronkowski said he looks at it much more simply. "I love playing the game and whenever I have the opportunity to get step out on the field, I just want to get better on the field". (more...)
Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris
- June 09, 2017

Speaking of betterment, following this win, Bopanna has marked a milestone of being the only fourth Indian player to have won Majors, after Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza . "It is an incredible feeling, I'm so happy", Halep said. However, Bopanna and his Canadian partner got a fresh lease of life when Groenefeld dropped serve at love in the next game. (more...)
Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand
- June 09, 2017

Should they do so they would gain a bonus point for the America's Cup match against Oracle Team USA if they go the whole way through the competition. "I have to be really honest, we're not too unhappy about the situation right now", he said. "Obviously it's a little disappointing to lose that one point", says Burling. (more...)
Twitter users blocked by Trump
- June 08, 2017

Katie Fallow, a senior fellow at the institute, defended the argument by pointing to a case called Davison v. Loudoun County . The Knight Institute says the private-public line was totally blurred with the president unabashedly mixed the two when he tweeted "official statements" from his private account. (more...)
America's Cup Challenger semi-finals America's Cup Challenger semi-finals
- June 07, 2017

A dramatic start to the day's racing on Bermuda's Great Sound began with Ainslie's team aiming to exploit powerful winds against the Kiwis in the opening race of their best-of-nine Challenger playoff semi-final series. Chase boats immediately converged on the catamaran and confirmed that all six crew members were accounted for, including three who remained in the cockpit in the starboard hull. (more...)
Don't expect to see Kaepernick on an NFL field soon Don't expect to see Kaepernick on an NFL field soon
- June 07, 2017

Carroll wasn't willing to speculate why Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract in San Francisco and becoming a free agent. Was Kaepernick's "starter" role an easy way for the Seahawks to pass on the 29-year-old. Period. The Seahawks and every other National Football League team has a salary cap to manage and fit within, and saving money for a player they never plan on playing - in a flawless world, Wilson stays injury-free this and every year - is a business decision. (more...)
England reaches Champions Trophy Semis
- June 07, 2017

Jason Roy's poor run continued, a struggling innings of 13 ending when he walked across his stumps and was bowled by the pacy Adam Milne . Guptill's partner, Kane Williamson , was also collecting some useful singles and a few twos as New Zealand began to make progress. (more...)
Vijay Mallya drops in at Virat Kohli event, Indian team avoids him Vijay Mallya drops in at Virat Kohli event, Indian team avoids him
- June 07, 2017

But normally what happens at the charity dinner is that someone who has bought a table is entitled to invite his guests. The charity ball was meant to raise funds for Justice and Care organisation which aims at tackling human trafficking and helping the survivors. (more...)
Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters
- June 06, 2017

Svitolina wasn't the only top seed to have a scare in the fourth round with world No.3 Karolina Pliskova overcaming an terrible start to beat unheralded Veronica Cepede Royg of Paraguay 2-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the quarters for the first time. Despite suffering a bagel - or 6-0 set - for the second straight day, the Japanese baseliner rallied to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0. Halep led their head-to-head record, but only by 6-5. (more...)
Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final
- June 06, 2017

Police estimated more than 50,000 turned out for the first Stanley Cup Final game in Tennessee on Saturday night. Game 4 is Monday back at Bridgestone Arena. The Penguins are going have to do better than that on the penalty kill, which will be hard without Bonino, who has in his time with the Penguins become a key component of their shorthanded lineup. (more...)
Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State
- June 06, 2017

Gene Smith said. He also collected five Big Ten regular season titles and four conference tournament trophies. He is the winningest coach in program history, and last season was the first time his teams failed to win 20 games in a season. In the Big Ten Tournament , Ohio State lost in the first round to Rutgers, the lowest-seeded team. "We weren't winning the battles in recruiting that I thought we might have a chance to win", said Smith, stating that recruiting is the lifeblood of the ... (more...)
Manu Ginobili Receives Standing Ovation In What Could Be His Last Game Manu Ginobili Receives Standing Ovation In What Could Be His Last Game
- June 06, 2017

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors dunks the ball in the first half against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Four of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals at AT&T Center on May 22, 2017 in San Antonio , Texas. And as good as the offense has been, it's the defense that's been key, holding San Antonio , Utah and Portland to 102 points. Ginobili, who did not start a game during the regular season and has started only three times over the past five seasons, was in the ... (more...)
Lions tour to take step up in intensity against the Blues
- June 06, 2017

Stander will line up alongside James Haskell and Justin Tipuric in a balanced back-row as the Lions bid to keep the Blues' full-strength line-up at bay in the second clash of their 10-match tour. "So hopefully we can show that on Wednesday and the players can do that and perform to what they are being encouraged by the coaches to do". "They've got some real quality individuals that we have to take care of but we're excited about the game, we're looking forward to it", Gatland said. (more...)