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Caps hammer Knights, one game from taking Stanley Cup

Caps hammer Knights, one game from taking Stanley Cup Neal scored 5:43 into the third period. Smith-Pelly's goal came with just 20.5 seconds to play in the opening period. Four minutes and 51 seconds after Neal hit the post, Colin Miller took a penalty and 32 seconds later, Oshie calmly corralled a bounce off the backboards in his feet and scored a goal in tight. [Full Article...]

General Motors Bigwig Crashes Pace Car During Detroit Grand Prix

General Motors Bigwig Crashes Pace Car During Detroit Grand Prix So what happened? Belle Isle claimed another victim and this time, it was a 755-horsepower pace auto. Sorry does not describe it. Debris from the auto was scattered on the track and cleanup delayed the green flag in the race, according to the Sporting News . [Full Article...]

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland resigns

James Sutherland has announced his intention to stand down from his role as Cricket Australia's chief executive after 17 years in the position. "After almost 20 years at Cricket Australia, the time is right". Asked why he was not going immediately, he said he wanted to allow the game to make a smooth transition. Sutherland thanked Peever and his five predecessors for "having the confidence i... [Full Article...]

Argentina agree to cancel controversial final World Cup warm-up friendly against Israel

Argentina agree to cancel controversial final World Cup warm-up friendly against Israel The match at the Teddy Kollek Stadium was to be Argentina's final game before they kick off their World Cup campaign in Russian Federation against Iceland on June 16. Argentina are now looking for a last minute rival for another friendly, which would take place in Barcelona. Palestinian authorities said in May that more than 50 people were killed by the Israeli military in Palestinian pro... [Full Article...]

Roger Clemens’s son Kody goes to Tigers in Major League Baseball draft

Roger Clemens’s son Kody goes to Tigers in Major League Baseball draft Day 2 of the Major League Baseball draft doesn't get the attention of the first night's festivities, but it's a time when high-upside talent, well-known names and established college stars all go off the board. After being the top selection on Monday night, Mize is now the highest-drafted player in school history. In a statement, Al Avila said the Tigers are confident that Mize "will become a ... [Full Article...]

Manchester United sign Fred for £52m

Manchester United sign Fred for £52m Brazil legend Rivaldo has claimed that Manchester United are getting a "wonderful player" after the club agreed a deal to sign Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk. The announcement of Fred was perhaps expediated by the fact that Brazil coach Tite had said he wanted his players domestic futures to be decided before the World Cup this summer. [Full Article...]

Mayweather becomes highest-paid athlete with $275m a night

Mayweather becomes highest-paid athlete with $275m a night Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after his TKO of Conor McGregor in their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James ($85.5 million), tennis star Roger Federer ($77.2 million), Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry ($76.9 million), Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan ($67.3 million) and Detroit Lions qu... [Full Article...]

Peru's Guerrero scores twice in win over Saudi Arabia

Peru's Guerrero scores twice in win over Saudi Arabia Here we take a look at Peru's World Cup squad and the other things it will be handy to know about the Group C challengers. "I feel that I did not do enough to be able play in the greatest tournament in the world and represent my country in the best way". [Full Article...]

Sergio Ramos hits back after Loris Karius concussion claims

Sergio Ramos hits back after Loris Karius concussion claims Salah left the field in tears after injuring his left shoulder in a tussle with Ramos with the score 0-0 in the first half of the final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Kiev . The findings were greeted with shock by Headway chief executive Peter McCabe, who said: "In the biggest game in club football , with hundreds of millions of fans watching around the world, it is alarming to hear ... [Full Article...]

Pubs remove Saudi flag from World Cup bunting

Pubs remove Saudi flag from World Cup bunting To continue building toward June 14, the date of the opening bout between hosts Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, we're presenting the first edition of our World Cup 100, a ranking of the best players heading to the finals in each position. [Full Article...]

Ruthless Rafael Nadal sends Richard Gasquet crashing out as French challenge fades

Ruthless Rafael Nadal sends Richard Gasquet crashing out as French challenge fades The top-seeded Spaniard had to save four set points against Simone Bolelli before wrapping up a 6-4 6-3 7-6 (9) victory in a first-round match that spanned over two days because of rain. Croatia's Marin Cilic , the third seed, came through with no fuss 6-3 6-2 6-4 against American Steve Johnson . The pair were regarded as two of the best young players of their generation as juniors, but Nadal ha... [Full Article...]

Olesen edges home favorite Molinari to win Italian Open

Olesen edges home favorite Molinari to win Italian Open The win is redemption for Olesen. Olesen had only managed one top-10 finish all season but after securing his fifth European Tour title he said: "Its unbelievable". Molinari gave it his best try, but it was not enough. "I gave it my best". But by the end of the day at the Gardagolf course near Brescia, it seemed that the prize fund of $7m (£5.25m) was holding most players' attention. [Full Article...]

The XFL names it’s Commissioner and CEO

The XFL names it’s Commissioner and CEO The WWE owner and chairman said he and Luck share the same "vision and passion for reimagining the game of football", and cited the new commissioner's experience as both an athlete and executive as the reason behind his hiring. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1987. At the NCAA, Luck oversaw all NCAA enforcement, academic and membership affairs and at... [Full Article...]

Lichtsteiner Poses In Arsenal Shirt After Completing Move From Juventus

Lichtsteiner Poses In Arsenal Shirt After Completing Move From Juventus Switzerland captain Lichtsteiner announced he would be leaving the Bianconeri in early May having helped the club to their seventh successive Serie A title, with the Switzerland global having ended each season since joining the club from Lazio in 2011 as a national champion. [Full Article...]

French Open 2018: Rafa Nadal marches past Maximilian Marterer and into quarterfinals

A kind net cord that saw a ball trickle agonisingly onto Nadal's side of the court set up two break points and a double fault from Nadal gifted him a surprise lead. Asked if that would be his first big test, Nadal's answer explained why he so rarely suffers a claycourt off-day. Alexander Zverev made it to his first Grand Slam quarter-final at the ongoing French Open in Paris. [Full Article...]

Man Utd Officially Sign Fred For £52 Million

He becomes the first major summer signing by United boss Jose Mourinho , who is also reportedly closing in on a deal for Porto defender Diogo Dalot. As Mourinho's first signing of the summer, the former Internacional man represents a fine piece of business. [Full Article...]

Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola "often has problems with Africans"

Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola Seluk has had a hard relationship with Manchester City for some time but, in keeping with the theme of Toure's controversial interview with France Football , he has also focused his anger on Guardiola, claiming he will never win the Champions League again as a manager because of an African curse. [Full Article...]

Stephan Lichtsteiner reveals why he chose to join Gunners

Emery said: "Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to our squad". Emery can be pleased to get such a quality, title-winning player for free. He will complete his move to Emirates Stadium when Arsenal conclude the regulatory process required. Switzerland captain Lichtsteiner announced he would be leaving the Bianconeri in early May having helped the club to their seventh successive Se... [Full Article...]

30-year-old dies in shooting incident in Bray

30-year-old dies in shooting incident in Bray Both were taken to hospital. The suspect left the scene in a white or silver van, possibly made by Ford-make and it has British number plates. Gardaí are appealing for people who regularly use Bray Boxing Club or anyone around the area this morning to speak with them if they noticed any suspicious behaviour at the gym in recent days or weeks. [Full Article...]

Chelsea and Arsenal line up moves for Barcelona's Jasper Cillessen

Chelsea and Arsenal line up moves for Barcelona's Jasper Cillessen Both Arsenal and Chelsea FC have made enquiries about signing Jasper Cillessen from FC Barcelona this summer, according to reports in Spain. After German shot-stopper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has established himself as the number one keeper at the Camp Nou, La Blaugrana will seek to gain some transfer funds from the sale of Cillessen, who has played just twice in two La Liga seasons. [Full Article...]


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