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Author: 0 Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

These guys are playing better and better. The Pens had six different goal scorers, and twelve players had points in the game. Even Ron Hainsey chipped in with a goal. The Penguins kept attacking. But Malkin and Kessel couldn't steal the spotlight from Crosby. Special teams also came through in this game. "It's not really something I think about at all, to be honest", said Murray, who took over for Fleury midway through the Eastern Conference final.

Author: 0 Penguins' Sidney Crosby Strangely Hurls Water Bottle Onto Ice From Bench

For starters, his throw should have led to a penalty which would have negated the Penguins' fifth goal of the night. The final tally of high-danger chances, as measured by naturalstattrick.com , was 11-3 in favor of the Penguins - better than 13-10 in Game 4 and a far cry from Nashville's 6-2 margin in Game 1 .

Author: 0 Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

Sir Ben Ainslie's hopes of delivering a first America's Cup title to a British team ended in semi-final defeat to New Zealand. Emirates Team New Zealand rebounded nicely from a heart-stopping capsize two days earlier on Bermuda's Great Sound to clinch a spot in the America's Cup challenger finals .

Sports Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers
Author: 0 Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

I'm 23 now. Hopefully I've got a quite few more years left and I can learn and get better and really push forward". On falling behind to two free-kicks, he continued: "We deserved to be ahead and then there was a mad minute and a half". The power and strength and speed of England is phenomenal. "I've seen Scotland's best-ever free-kick and then Scotland's second best free-kick ever", said Strachan of the Celtic striker's goals.

Sports Texas A&M rallies to win 12-6, advance to CWS
Author: 0 Texas A&M rallies to win 12-6, advance to CWS

Allen got Gutierrez to pop up behind the mound, but second baseman Alex Acosta was unable to hang on to the ball after being leveled by third baseman Eric Jones . Alec Acosta gave Davidson its first lead of the game with a single to rightfield. On Friday, the Texas A&M baseball team almost blew a 6-run lead before winning on a walk-off.

Sports Relentless Nadal moves closer to semi-final collision with Djokovic
Author: 0 Relentless Nadal moves closer to semi-final collision with Djokovic

Nadal is simply great on the clay surface. Thiem has put in some scintillating displays at Roland Garros this year and, like Nadalm has yet to drop a set at the tournament. The match will also be played on Court Philippe Chatrier, a court where Nadal has thrived . The Scot set up a semi-final rematch with third seed Wawrinka after beating the Swiss in four sets at the same stage a year ago.

Author: 0 America's Cup: Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge goes overboard in third race

Nathan Outteridge (right) fell off his Artemis Racing boat. "We have been very fortunate with our relationship with Oracle", Barker said. Should Barker achieve victory over Outteridge in the first of the two races scheduled on Friday, it will come down to one final winner-takes-all race to determine which team out of Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan will join Emirates Team New Zealand in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs Final.

Sports Amla, de Villiers propel South Africa to 96-run win
Author: 0 Amla, de Villiers propel South Africa to 96-run win

Niroshan Dickwella then made 41 from 33 balls to make the chase seem possible. Tomorrow's action sees the highly anticipated Group B match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham. It was Tahir who clinched the game from Sri Lanka in the second innings as he got the wicket of Upul Tharanga who was going well after scoring his half-century.

Author: 0 Semi-finalist Bacsinszky wants birthday to remember

Ostapenko, though, produced the required resolve when play resumed, with a double break putting her on the brink of victory, which she delivered when holding her serve to love as Wozniacki's return dropped wide. A number of unforced errors against a far more consistent Bacsinszky proved the youngster's undoing late in the second set. — Bacsinszky, whose only other Grand Slam semifinal appearance also came at Roland Garros , in 2015.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Finals: Sidney Crosby pushes PK Subban's head into ice

We'll get our guys in the right spot, get their heads in the right spot. "He told me my breath smelled, but I don't know, I used Listerine before the game so I don't know what he's talking about", Subban told NBC in a postgame interview, according to the Tennessean.

Sports Tyson recalls almost 2.5 million pounds of chicken
Author: 0 Tyson recalls almost 2.5 million pounds of chicken

The recall affects products made by Tyson, Conagra, and Gromet Boutique. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this . 10-lb. packages of "Chicken Tenders Sea Salt and Ground Pepper" with lot codes 0971114002 and 0971441101.

Author: 0 Batting collapse a timely reminder for England - Morgan

There was a lot of live, green grass on the wicket. Ben Stokes struck a superb century before pacemen Josh Ball and Mark Wood helped England seal a dramatic and series-clinching two run-win over South Africa in the second one-day worldwide.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions committed the one sin Donald Trump can't forgive

Multiple sources told ABC that Sessions's recusal remains one of the biggest disappointments to Trump during his presidency so far. Moreover, Sessions did not meet with Trump to discuss his recusal before taking the decision. The New York Times reports on Tuesday that the White House would not confirm that the president still had full confidence in Sessions. President Donald Trump talks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the National Peace Officers' memorial service on Capitol ...

Sports Djokovic, Nadal on course for French Open semi-final collision
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal on course for French Open semi-final collision

The fourth seed will meet compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta , through to his first Slam quarter-final, for spot in the last four after the latter stunned Canada's Milos Raonic . PARIS (AP) - Novak Djokovic and other players at the French Open say they are not anxious about competing at Wimbledon next month despite the recent attacks in Britain.

Sports Marlins star Stanton leaves game after being hit in hand
Author: 0 Marlins star Stanton leaves game after being hit in hand

Miami won 10 of its last 13 games to improve to 27-33 and is averaging 7.1 runs in those 10 victories, capped by a 12-7 drubbing on Friday. "We didn't play well at all". Tony Watson worked a scoreless ninth inning for the Pirates but it was just to get some work in. Adam Frazier and Jordy Mercer had two hits and two RBIs apiece for the Pirates, who have dropped four straight to drop into last in the NL Central.

Author: 0 Mexico beats Honduras 3-0 in World Cup qualifier

To that end, a cautious, defensive approach makes sense, especially given the USMNT's record in World Cup qualifiers at the Azteca (zero wins, 25 losses and a tie). Let's just enjoy it while we can, I suppose. Mexico has never lost to the US in the Estadio Azteca, and just twice has it dropped points in an official match .

Author: 0 Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Th. "We know it's not going to be easy". When the Zamboni door opens for the ice to be scraped during a stoppage, Gill heckles the opposing team. It's Rinne and the Predators' ability to bring that level of effort and execution to the road that will determine this series.

Sports Thigh injury to keep Maria Sharapova from qualifying for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Thigh injury to keep Maria Sharapova from qualifying for Wimbledon

Sharapova has relied on wildcards to get into tournaments because her world ranking points expired while she was banned. The five-time Grand Slam victor is also scheduled to take part in the Wimbledon qualifying competition later in June, but it is unclear whether she will be able to take up her spot in Roehampton.

Sports Inter Milan name Spalletti as new coach
Author: 0 Inter Milan name Spalletti as new coach

We need to improve. But we're not here to split hairs over who was truly at fault, we're here to talk about the future, because make no mistake, this kid is as promising as he ever was. On that occasion, Udinese failed to get past the group stages, notably after defeats to Barcelona. He led Roma their highest points total in Serie A history last season - but it was still only good enough for a second place finish.

Sports Murray confident of beating Del Potro in 3rd-round blockbuster
Author: 0 Murray confident of beating Del Potro in 3rd-round blockbuster

The victory set up a clash with former US Open champion Del Potro, who is still working his way back up the rankings after wrist injuries that nearly ended his career. World No. 3 Stan Wawrinka came out on top in his French Open slugfest with Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov , winning 6-4 7-6 (5) 7-5 on Thursday to set up a third round showdown with Italian maverick Fabio Fognini.

Sports Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals
Author: 0 Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

It was a rollercoaster of a match, with Murray second best for most of the first three sets but somehow emerging two sets to one in front. The two contrasting styles were nicely summed up in the opening exchanges - with Wawrinka hitting six winners and six unforced errors off the opening three games and Murray not making any mistakes for just one victor in the same period - as the Swiss' risk-and-reward approach battled with Murray's more conservative and defensive outlook.

Sports A lot of settling down in these four years: Warner
Author: 0 A lot of settling down in these four years: Warner

It's not about stuffing up and moving on, it's about learning the ropes of being away on tour for such a long period of time. Root, now the England Test captain, has since said the incident was blown out proportion and intimated that he wasn't entirely blameless.

Sports LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team
Author: 0 LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

Thompson and Curry sank back-to-back 3-pointers late in the second quarter to boost the Warriors lead, but Irving's inside bank shot pulled Cleveland within 67-61 at halftime. "Just one of those games. But that takes a lot out of you". In a sky full of stars Kyrie Irving was the brightest light in the Cleveland offense Friday, dropping 40 on Golden State .

Sports Riyad Mahrez price tag could scupper Chelsea move — In Focus
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez price tag could scupper Chelsea move — In Focus

This move places Chelsea in a direct battle with another English Premier League (EPL) giant Arsenal , who have already shown a keen interest to acquire the 26-year-old winger. Mahrez had said of his decision to leave Leicester: "Out of the huge admiration and respect I hold for Leicester City Football Club I wanted to be totally honest and transparent with them and have therefore informed the club that I feel now is the time for me to move on".

Sports Cards beat Cats 5-2 in Super Regional opener
Author: 0 Cards beat Cats 5-2 in Super Regional opener

Kentucky Wildcats short stop Connor Heady tags out Louisville outfielder Josh Stowers in the second inning of the first game of 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Baseball Super Regional at Jim Patterson Stadium on Friday, June 9 , 2017 in Louisville , KY.

Author: 0 Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5

The Penguins and Predators have provided plenty of drama, from the roller-coaster play of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to the running feud between Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby and P.K. Geno has quite a knack for predicting certain events before big games. They want to win. It was a familiar showing for Rinne. On the ensuing four-on-four play, Malkin took a feed from Kessel and fired a shot past Rinne to make it 3-0 with 10.2 seconds left in the first.

Sports French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem
Author: 0 French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem

Murray succeeded past year by surprising Wawrinka with his aggression and rushing the Swiss, but he was playing this match from several metres behind the baseline. Murray won the first set 7-6 (6). Things flipped on Murray in the second set, when Wawrinka won 77 percent of his first serves. 1 is a few hours away from playing Roland Garros semifinals against Stan Wawrinka, already beaten in Paris a year ago in straight sets.

Author: 0 Scottish leader Sturgeon says election 'disastrous' for PM May

Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon on Friday promised to "reflect" on major losses for her Scottish National Party in Britain's general election, admitting the poor performance was in part down to her independence plans. That was echoed by Mr Salmond, who said the SNP would now seek to "build a progressive alliance to take this country forward and to avoid the calamity of hard Brexit".

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Finals: Evgeni Malkin snipe gives Penguins 3-0 lead

Justin Schultz , Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary also scored for the Penguins, who have outscored Nashville 15-4 in Pittsburgh. "Still a lot of work to be done but the way we played tonight, if we can build off that momentum, that's important", Crosby said after collecting three assists.

Sports Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals

It wasn't a goal of ours to start the postseason, but now that's it's attainable, we have our eyes set on it. In the summer of 2010 when Miami added Chris Bosh and James to its roster, the list of Heat players who returned from the previous season was made up of Joel Anthony, Carlos Arroyo, Mario Chalmers, Udonis Haslem, James Jones, Jamaal Magloire and Dwyane Wade.

Sports JR Smith denies he tweeted 'Cavs in 7,' Cleveland police dis Warriors
Author: 0 JR Smith denies he tweeted 'Cavs in 7,' Cleveland police dis Warriors

A technical foul on the Warriors and accompanying made free throws helped the Cavs move the lead back to double digits. Additionally, the Warriors' 15 consecutive playoff wins are a postseason record in the four major professional team sports, breaking the mark set by the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins (14 in a row) from 1992-1993.

Author: 0 Strachan: Scotland need brains and bravery over brawn against England

It is the most ancient of global rivalries, a cross-border squabble that goes all the way back to 1872, and, in the age of televised football, has a long, colourful and heavily tartaned showreel featuring incidents such as 40 years ago, when Scottish supporters celebrated a win at Wembley, England's supposed fortress, by dismantling the frame of a goal .

Sports Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'
Author: 0 Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'

A couple of questions later, as tears rolled down Muguruza's cheeks and she bowed her head, the moderator interrupted the news conference after asking the Spaniard if she needed a break. I don't know how to explain. "Probably I didn't play as well as I did the other day, but I still played well". Not because she cried, but because she came back in the room and took on whatever was coming her way.

Sports Golden State one win away from National Basketball Association glory after downing Cavs again
Author: 0 Golden State one win away from National Basketball Association glory after downing Cavs again

LeBron was incredible once again. He's got eight points, six assists and four rebounds already. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith would enjoy shattering the flawless playoff run. Game time is Monday at 9. "He senses this is his time , his moment, his team". The Cleveland Cavaliers knew the Golden State Warriors would be a challenge in the 2017 NBA Finals , especially after they bolstered the lineup with the addition of small forward Kevin Durant in free agency following an historic ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray leads field for 2017 French Open semifinals

On the clay courts of Paris, determined the semifinalists of the 116th version of the Open championship of France . I have positive feelings and am playing well. What I have to say else, I don't know Novak is still looking his way back. "It felt to me like it was a odd decision", he said. "I have never seen anyone get a warning after they have missed the ball toss".

Author: 0 Major League Baseball to investigate domestic violence allegations against Addison Russell

In the comments of that post , a friend of Melisa's accused him of being physically and emotionally abusive. Pittsburgh feeling the pressure ahead of Game 5Dramatic Game 3 ends on KD's. Pitcher Jake Arrieta said the Cubs "of course" support Russell, saying: "He's a big part of our team". The Cubs also told the Sun Times that they are looking into the matter, but provided no further comment.

Author: 0 Chelsea having difficulty agreeing fee for £100M-rated Everton star

Morata, meanwhile, was wanted by Conte at Chelsea last summer and even held talks with the Italian about a move to the Premier League. And Merson believes Conte should revive his interest in the Spain worldwide instead of going ahead with his move for the Belgian.

Sports Not so fast young man, Bolt cautions De Grasse
Author: 0 Not so fast young man, Bolt cautions De Grasse

As the megastar of track and field Usain Bolt prepares for his final race on Jamaican soil, three women are anticipating with bated breath their first opportunity to meet and witness the Olympic champion running live after winning Our Spirit VIP access to today's JN Racer's Grand Prix from Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum.