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Author: 0 Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

It's nearly as if the Capitals faced their worst fears while trailing during the third period in Game 5 in Washington , found a way to win that game, and have seized this second life ever since. Rangers confident: Though his team trails its East series 3-2, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault said he believes his team's experience gives it an edge against the Senators, whom NY hosts Tuesday in a do-or-die game for the Rangers.

Author: 0 French defender Theo Hernandez poised for Real Madrid move

Manager Zinedine Zidane has urged his players to maintain their focus to seal Real's spot in the Cardiff final, and says they will not be changing their style heading into the game. Madrid remain on course to complete a La Liga and Champions League double this season, but Zidane's current group face a few decisive weeks to determine how successful they are ahead of bolstering the squad further this summer.

Sports Klitschko Wants Joshua Rematch
Author: 0 Klitschko Wants Joshua Rematch

But Klitschko recovered, rallied and sent Joshua crashing to the canvas in the sixth in what was the Briton's first-ever knockdown in professional boxing. But a desperate Klitschko, now with a cut over his left eye, came charging back and Joshua looked to be out on his feet when the bell sounded. Anthony was better today than I.

Sports Advocaat-Gullit double act in Dutch rescue mission
Author: 0 Advocaat-Gullit double act in Dutch rescue mission

The Netherlands fired previous head coach Danny Blind after a World Cup qualification group stage loss to Bulgaria on March 26. Gullit, a former Chelsea coach, captained the Netherlands to its only major tournament success, the 1988 European Championship.

Sports 'Complex and myriad' causes for Hernandez death
Author: 0 'Complex and myriad' causes for Hernandez death

Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd . His suicide came just five days after he was acquitted in a double slaying in 2012. "And that's the victory that I have (that) I'm going to take with me". Arguing against overturning the murder conviction in court Tuesday, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, who prosecuted Hernandez, said the disgraced former New England Patriots player "should not be able to accomplish in death what he could not ...

Author: 0 Antonio Conte says Chelsea one 'little step' from title after Middlesbrough win

Chelsea can now wrap up a second title in the space of three years by beating West Bromwich Albion on Friday, and Conte is eager to wrap it up as soon as possible. It brought Fabregas into the team and the Spaniard immediately set about laying waste to Middlesbrough's defensive plans with a succession of accurate, strafing passes.

Sports Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction
Author: 0 Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

MA courts have generally recognized a legal rule called "abatement ab initio ", or abatement, in which convictions are thrown out if a defendant dies before his or her appeal is heard. Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg said Hernandez's suicide was a "calculated act". State and federal courts from across the country have rejected this antiquated rule.

Sports Harden, bench carry Rockets to rout of Spurs
Author: 0 Harden, bench carry Rockets to rout of Spurs

In a game the Rockets had to win to avoid facing elimination in two nights, Harden was brilliant. Often the pivotal game in a best-of-seven series, maybe it's the one to bring out the best in both teams at the same time. He missed the rest of the game, leaving the Toyota Center to undergo an MRI. Ryan Anderson, who starts at power forward, could be forced to replace Nene as the team's center off the bench.

Author: 0 Barcelona much more than Messi, Neymar & Suarez: Villarreal coach

Real Madrid has four matches left, while Barcelona has three. We made such a strong start. A look ahead at Barcelona's summer targets . But the first of Messi's two strikes brought up a century of goals between himself, Suarez and Neymar - the Argentina star having scored 51 of them in another season of mesmerising brilliance after following up a first-half strike with a late penalty.

Sports Sunrisers Hyderabad executed plan to perfection: VVS Laxman
Author: 0 Sunrisers Hyderabad executed plan to perfection: VVS Laxman

This time , however, it was the surprise inclusion of Mohammad Nabi in place of Kane Williamson that paid the dividends in for the Sunrisers. McClenaghan delivered a ideal yorker in the second over which floated in at the middle stump and hit Warner directly on his left pad.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova returns from doping ban

Earlier, the French Tennis Federation said Sharapova will find out the week starting May 15 if she can compete at the French Open, which starts two weeks later. "This is what I've done for so long". The Russian was given a lukewarm welcome by 4,500 spectators, receiving some applause and some whistling when she entered the sold-out arena.

Sports Shami named in India's Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 Shami named in India's Champions Trophy squad

Shami, selected for the Champions Trophy, will find himself playing in an ODI two years after he had last played an ODI - in the 2015 World Cup. "Two years is a long time to be out of the ODI squad ", admitted Shami. Commenting on the chances of India retaining the Champions Trophy, the pacer said, "100 percent India can win the Champions Trophy". We will give it our best, we will give it more than our 100 %, rest, a bit would depend on luck too.

Author: 0 Draymond Green is dissatisfied with level of competition for Cavaliers

The Warriors have had maybe one close game so far in these playoffs and look every bit like the juggernaut they were purported to be. When you watch Cleveland play, you're only watching one side of the good basketball. Like I said, there's a long road ahead. The competition for both the Warriors and the Cavs, though, are bound to get tougher in the conference finals.

Author: 0 Real Madrid's Ronaldo rested again for Granada trip

We will try to do something impossible, but we are Atletico Madrid and we just might be able to do it". " Pepe is doing well and next week will be with us, but not tomorrow". Portsmouth 1, Manchester United 0. According to details, Cristiano achieved this milestone in the same week in which he scored a fabulous hat-trick, 47th of his illustrious career, for Real Madrid against Atletico in Champions League match.

Sports Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton
Author: 0 Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton

The experienced player shouldered responsibility for a setback that left Liverpool's Champions League qualification prospects out of their hands during a post-match interview but Klopp refused to be so harsh. They had 65 per cent possession - Saints failed to have a shot on target in 90 minutes - but the only time they looked like threatening in the first half was when Oriol Romeu was robbed by Roberto Firmino but the Brazilian's shot was blocked by Ryan Bertrand.

Author: 0 Lionel Messi strikes twice as Barcelona beat Villarreal

The Catalans are level on points with Los Blancos but now lead the table thanks to the head-to-head record. Real Madrid needs 10 of the remaining 12 points in play to dethrone Barcelona as champion and claim its first La Liga league title since 2012.

Author: 0 Middlesbrough relegated from the Premier League

Chelsea have three games to win the Premier League and can do so with victory at West Brom on Friday night. Cesc Fabregas was Chelsea's match-winner, inventively creating goals for Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic either side of half-time at a festive Stamford Bridge.

Sports Commissioners association OKs December football signing day
Author: 0 Commissioners association OKs December football signing day

This past year's highly touted recruiting class only had 4 guys commit to Franklin after what would have been the early signing period (linebacker Ellis Brooks, cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields, defensive tackle Corey Bolds, and running back Journey Brown); this year, with a class that is now third in the nation, it would lock in some of these highly-sought-after players.

Sports Colts Will Honor Peyton Manning During Team's Week 5 Weekend
Author: 0 Colts Will Honor Peyton Manning During Team's Week 5 Weekend

Peyton Manning on the sideline after throwing 6 touchdown passes in three quarters. The jersey retirement and ring of honor ceremony will take place during the Colts' game against the San Francisco 49ers on October 8. Baltimore Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Tuesday the schedule for the formal ceremony to retire former QB Peyton Manning's jersey. He was named to 10 All-Pro teams and 14 Pro Bowl teams.

Sports Demi Lovato, Guilherme
Author: 0 Demi Lovato, Guilherme "Bomba" Vasconcelos Break Up, Report Says

A source told People that the two stars simply grew apart, explaining, "It wasn't a dramatic split". Finally! So proud to share that I've partnered up with @ fabletics , a company that has always supported inclusiveness, to design activewear that will make you feel wonderful inside and out! Lovato and Vasoncelos were first linked in July of previous year.

Sports Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs
Author: 0 Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

In other words, over 100 possessions (roughly the average for an National Basketball Association game), the Warriors' first quarter pace would lead them to outscore their opponents by 57.4 points. Steph Curry lead the Warriors with 30 points. The Warriors won 121-95 against the Jazz in Game Four of the semifinals. Utah responded well in the second though, outscoring the Warriors by 14 and trailing by eight heading into the half.

Author: 0 MSN On Target As Barca Cement Top Spot

Bakambu was guilty of killing a Villarreal chance when his pass to Roberto Soldado was too heavy but the striker kept his cool shortly after when Barca's risky positioning on halfway was split by a single pass and the DR Congo worldwide raced clear to finish.

Author: 0 Recent rout of Real Madrid boosts Atletico's hopes

Hernandez is the first player in years to switch between crosstown rivals Atletico and Real in years, ending a "non-aggression" pact that reportedly prevented the two clubs from signing players from each other. "On Wednesday we have an extremely hard game which for some would be impossible , but not for us", Simeone told reporters. "We will try to do something impossible , but we are Atletico Madrid and we just might be able to do it".

Author: 0 Saul "Canelo" Alvarez dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

About 90 minutes later, Alvarez had already changed into a suit and tie to pose for the first staredown with Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. He was in attendance at Alvarez's press conference and insisted he is aware of how hard the September clash will be, per Rafael: "Everyone understands this is a tough fight for both of us".

Author: 0 Real Madrid's 'special connection' with Champions League

Los Rojiblancos have won 17 and drawn four of their 21 Champions League home games in the past four years, keeping 17 clean sheets. - Real Madrid have scored in their last 60 games in all competitions. Atletico were boosted on Sunday by the return of defender Jose Gimenez to training although they are still without right backs Juanfran and Sime Vrsaljko, who they missed badly in the first leg as they struggled to cause Real's defence any problems.

Author: 0 Stroman, Pillar lead Jays past Indians 4-2 in ALCS rematch

Try peeking at some of the Indians' hitting statistics from this roadtrip. It's only May, but Blue Jays centerfielder Kevin Pillar may have already made the best catch of the season. Lindor was ruled safe when second baseman Devon Travis was called for interference. Smith, who came on to face Lindor, gathered himself nicely to retire Jason Kipnis on a grounder and strike out Encarnacion and Ramirez to end the inning.

Sports Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Author: 0 Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

The boards, for some reason, do not count as something that could cause a brain injury. "The protocol has to be interpreted literally to mandate a removal", Daley told the newspaper. Isn't it at least worth checking over a player who has a history of concussions and suffered one just last week to make sure he's ok? The sixth is when a "Player exhibits any other sign, symptom or behavior that leads Club medical personnel to suspect that a Player has sustained a possible concussion".

Author: 0 Erik Karlsson leaves Game 4 injured after collisions with Rangers players

Nobody enjoyed this win more than Brassard. Behind eight goals in two games and stellar goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist , the Rangers have drawn level at 2-2 with the Senators after a 4-1 win in game four. Boucher made the decision to put Condon in for the third period of game four. We got a little of both in this game, as the Rangers came storming out of the gates with a pair goals in the first five minutes of regulation.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals - 5/1/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

While Pittsburgh won Game 1, they likely aren't too proud of how they played. "I feel better about our team going into it this year than I did last year, that's for sure", Capitals defenseman John Carlson said. Grubauer allowed a goal on the second shot he faced, making it 4-1. Stephen King couldn't have scripted a worse start to the second period for the Capitals.

Author: 0 Mets SS Cabrera not seriously injured on left thumb

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports cited a source Sunday who said "this will end up in a grievance", but other sources noted the pitcher hadn't fully decided on that route yet. Sunday's development continues just a roller coaster of events that have happened this season, let alone last couple weeks. X-rays were negative but Cabrera is expected to undergo an MRI on Sunday.

Sports Coutinho's Barca move, shock Man Utd striker latest, £4m Leeds request
Author: 0 Coutinho's Barca move, shock Man Utd striker latest, £4m Leeds request

That, along with a recently-signed contract that gives him a reported 150,000 pounds a week, and a Liverpool unwilling to sell even for a massive fee. And the match proved to be as competitive as any Premier League fixture, with Wijnaldum having to fend off a swarm of youngsters with just ball control at one point, while Coutinho also appears in a defensive capacity, clearing off his own line.

Author: 0 Watch the best fan reactions as Real Madrid hammer Atletico

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was quick to lavish praise Ronaldo, as he backed the calls for a section of the club's fans to refrain from jeering the club's biggest star. Please Wait while comments are loading. "They won the first leg of the qualifier, but the second one still remains", Simeone said, quoted on the official Atletico website.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs win in National Basketball Association play-offs

Hampered by an ankle injury, Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry spent Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal on the bench. Game 3 is set for Friday night at Air Canada Centre. Even without Lowry, the Raptors trailed 79-77 to begin the fourth, but Cleveland pulled away as Toronto missed 10 of its first 11 field goal attempts to begin the final quarter.