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by | May 09, 2018 | 01:12

The Capitals finally got over the hump Monday night, as Evgeny Kuznetsov buried an overtime victor in Game 6 of Washington's second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Penguins to lift his team to its first Eastern Conference finals appearance since 1998.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:12

As first reported by The Athletic , Hood refused to check into Game 4 when Cavs coach Tyronn Lue attempted to sub him in during a timeout with 7:38 remaining in the fourth quarter and Cleveland up 110-80. "(Hood) is not built for (the playoffs)", an opposing executive texted Lloyd before the postseason began. The 25-year-old is averaging 4.6 points in 17 minutes and hasn't looked comfortable in Cleveland's offense.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:11

The London Stadium will have a 55,000 capacity for the games but Henry believes Londoners will struggle to secure tickets. But it will not be the first time regular-season Major League Baseball matches will have been played outside the USA, with ties already having been staged in Mexico, Japan, Puerto Rico and Australia.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:14

The NFL has handed Ingram a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Despite the suspension, Ingram will still be allowed to participate in everything the Saints do this offseason, which means he'll be at training camp and he'll be allowed to play in each of the team's four preseason games.

by | May 08, 2018 | 00:56

That defeat certainly hurts the club's chances to stay up, and defender Martin Olsson knows his squad must do better in the final week of the campaign if they are to secure another top-flight season. Bournemouth , previously a victim to one of the bottom three will be looking to bounce back from a miserable run of games. Carlos Carvalhal's men are now sitting 17th in the table with just two games to play, although only goal difference separates them from their visitors.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:27

BC-CYC-Giro d'Italia, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 586Viviani wins 3rd stage as Giro bids farewell to IsraelAP Photo ASC101, ASC103, ASC108, ASC107, ASC110Eds: Adds quotes, background, minor edits. Stage 3 will follow a lengthy 229-kilometer (143-mile) route on Sunday from Beersheba in the Negev desert down to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:19

The Scottish legend has recently undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage and tributes have flown in from all over the footballing world. Cristiano Ronaldo: My thoughts and prayers are with you, my dear friend. Be strong boss xx. Managers Sam Allardyce of Everton and Southampton's Mark Hughes, a former United player under the Scot, also added their best wishes following the first Premier League game after the news broke.

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:44

Tomorrow night was meant to be the biggest fight of the year in boxing in a planned rematch between middleweight kingpin Gennady Golovkin and his Mexican rival Canelo Alvarez . It was Golovkin's second career fight at the StubHub Center and his second abrupt exit. Golovkin made it worth their while, making an extended entrance by parading around the converted tennis court to the riff from the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army".

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:46

Mourinho's frustration was evident on the touchline after the incident and during his post-match press conference, he justified his reasons as to why he leaves some players on the bench more than others. The newly-promoted side started on a good note by asking the right questions at United's defense. " Not good enough , because the players that replaced others didn't perform at a good level and when individuals don't perform at a good level, it's hard for the team to perform at a good level".

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:45

Within an hour, it seemed, it was out there for public consumption, which is also disappointing. The England global is said to be frustrated at his lack of game time now, and now as per reports in England, David Moyes's side Hammers are willing to break record transfer once again this season to land him in the coming season.

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:44

After some tight hugs, he was back atop the scorer's table — just like he did after a last-second 3-pointer to win Game 5 against IN — and celebrated a win that was up for grabs. "Fight, that's what it feels like - fight", Lowry said of his mentality heading in Game 4 . For the first time this season the Toronto Raptors are in serious trouble.

by | May 06, 2018 | 16:37

But I'm just taking tomorrow that I've got to try and extend that lead every single time I'm up against someone. McIlroy gained 10.2 strokes with his third-round 61 in 2015 that led to his second Wells Fargo Championship . Now sitting at 14th in the Official World Golf Rankings, he said the goal is to get back there now healthy after an injury-riddled season past year.

by | May 05, 2018 | 13:22

Why? Because the way they sleepily moved through the regular season (en route to 58 wins, by the way) wasn't because Golden State has lost a step collectively. But after locking up the Warriors and holding them to 19 third-quarter points, New Orleans was well out of reach. Led by guard Rajon Rondo and forward Anthony Davis , the Pelicans hounded the Warriors for most of the game.

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:36

The Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament is set for May 3-6 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. That means it's time to pick your optimal DraftKings fantasy golf lineup. Had three top 5s and a victory in nine starts this year, and is now ranked 9 in scoring average and 5 in both overall putting average and driving distance .

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:34

Rookie Ben Simmons has been terrific in his first playoffs, averaging 18.2 points, 10.6 rebounds, 9 assists and 2.4 steals (tied for most in the league) during the five-game opening-round victory over the Heat . But it certainly had echoes of the 1982 rendition that Boston fans bellowed in the closing minutes of Boston's Game 7 loss to Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference Finals that year.

by | May 04, 2018 | 09:22

In Game 1, he tried to match fire with fire and use a similar scheme of fast pace and switch-everything defense, but it didn't work against the team that made that type of basketball prominent. Obviously, a lot has changed since then - see: Durant, Kevin - but Golden State deserves credit for learning a lesson in that postseason and making absolutely sure that Curry is good to go before playing him this time around.

by | May 03, 2018 | 20:42

But after becoming a free agent in March, he's had a hard time finding a team to sign him - which he now alleges is due to his political stances. Reid played in 70 games over his first five seasons with the 49ers primarily as a safety. Still, Reid feels being without a contract is because of his protest. We made a decision to kneel . Players with far fewer stats have been signed and are ready for training camps, while Reid, like Kaepernick, is still unemployed.

by | May 03, 2018 | 20:38

The referees whistled Pastrnak for high-sticking, but replays showed that Pastrnak's stick never made contact with Hedman's face. Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith - The Golden Knights' big line was at it again, leading the way to a 4-3 overtime win in Game Three at San Jose, lifting Vegas to a 2-1 series lead.

by | May 03, 2018 | 20:41

Langer has been appointed on a four-year deal to take over from Darren Lehmann who resigned in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town . The former Australia opener insists India tour in "three to four year's time" will be a big test.

by | May 03, 2018 | 20:38

In fact, Goble says every player that will play in the regional has played a competitive round on the course in the past. Eighty-one teams and 45 individuals will be selected to compete in the six NCAA Men's Regional Championship sites, May 14-16 (13 teams and 10 individuals at three regionals and 14 teams and five individuals at three regionals).