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Author: 0 Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Matt Murray has given up eight goals in the last two games of the Stanley Cup Finals . The Predators certainly looked ready in games three and four, outscoring the Penguins 9-2. Ryan Ellis and Mattias Eckholm have both been caught pinching on plays that have gone the other way for easy two on one goals in Pittsburgh . Both of Wilson's goals in these playoffs have come on the power play.

Sport Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history
Author: 0 Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors are five minutes away from a title. Monday's game ended after this edition of The Times went to press. Tempers flared when Kyrie Irving tied up David West on a loose ball. Kevin Love is scoreless for the Cavs , who have turned it over 11 times. Instead, the Cavs put on an historic offensive show that made the stout Warriors defense look like the Washington Generals, or even worse, an All-Star game "effort".

Sport Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation
Author: 0 Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

My mom can hold her own though. Mary Babers-Green was drawn into what appeared to be a confrontation with Cavaliers fans in the stands after the game on Wednesday night. They can't handle it and they start getting up in your personal space. Draymond Green wasn't happy that Cavaliers fans heckled his mom in the stands on Wednesday, but he wasn't anxious.

Sport Pirates' Jameson Taillon to start mere weeks after cancer surgery
Author: 0 Pirates' Jameson Taillon to start mere weeks after cancer surgery

Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette . With Taillon holding his own on the mound, the Pirates offense provided him some early cushion against the Rockies' crafty lefty Kyle Freeland . The evasive maneuver paid off moments later when David Freese drove Harrison in with an opposite field double. The Rockies got their first run in the sixth when Trevor Story broke an 0-for-15 skid with an RBI single, but the Pirates countered with a run in the sixth and two in the seventh to break the ...

Sport No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title
Author: 0 No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

With a 118-113 victory, Golden State is now one win away from sweeping away the Cavs and finishing the playoffs with a ideal 16-0 record. "So even when you're playing well, you got to play like A-plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they got guys that's going to make plays".

Sport 9th Circuit upholds block on Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 9th Circuit upholds block on Trump's travel ban

A USA appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised "travel ban" on people from six mainly Muslim nations. The Richmond, Va. "The courts have once again struck down the Trump administration's attempts to slam the door on refugees and discriminate against Muslims by executive order".

Author: 0 De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

We'll have to wait and see what people out there want to decide or whoever is in control. "The fielders backed our bowlers", Kohli said. When the score was 151, Shikhar Dhawan got out for 78 with 12 boundaries and 1 sixer. In a way, India not only out-batted, out-bowled, out-fielded but also outthrew the opposition on Sunday. As the duo went closer to 192, Imran Tahir provided the break to South Africa and dismissed Dhawan.

Sport French Open 2017: Ryan Harrison-Michael Venus win men's doubles title
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Ryan Harrison-Michael Venus win men's doubles title

The women's final at the French Open is underway. In the latest ATP doubles rankings, released Monday, Venus has jumped 24 places to No 15 in the world. Triumph in the closely fought contest makes Venus the first Kiwi grand slam victor since Judy Chaloner who won the 1979 Australian Open women's doubles crown.

Sport Rain postpones Florida-Wake Forest game until Monday
Author: 0 Rain postpones Florida-Wake Forest game until Monday

The Florida Gators road to Omaha was more like a river during their Gainesville Super Regional matchup with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons . Faedo, meanwhile, was in the bullpen and unaware he was even drafted until after the game. NCAA officials later ordered the game finished on Monday. That was a notable hit, since Schwartz had then struck two home runs in two separate games on the same day , whereas Wake's Aiello had hit two home runs in a single game on consecutive days.

Author: 0 Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

The Scots led 2-1 after two magnificent Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in the last three minutes of normal time followed an opening goal from England substitute Alex Oxlade Chamberlain on 70 minutes. "The manner in which we lost it right at the end, that's Harry Kane ". We have a great point against a very good England side who, no doubt, will be going to the World Cup.

Author: 0 Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

The eventual victor of the Challenger Finals will face two-times defending champions Oracle Team USA in the 35th Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The teams will alternate their side of entry, with Artemis having a port-tack entry for their first start of the day. Very little separated two evenly matched teams who were locked at 1-1 in the overall series when disaster struck Artemis and virtually handed the Kiwis the match.

Author: 0 India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Quinton de Kock's 53 gives South Africa hope of pinning India back but there were failures for skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (one) as the pair both contrived to be run-out. Dhawan sent a More Morkel delivery over the same boundary in the next over before a Phehlukwayo misfield allowed the Indian opener to add another four runs.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins the Belmont Stakes

After the Derby, when he ran so disappointingly, I wanted to go home and just forget about the Triple Crown , which is what the Derby does to you when you don't run well. Senior Investment surged late to take third in the Preakness and his trainer, Ken McPeek, won the 2002 Belmont with 70-1 shot Sarava. Tapwrit had 5/1 odds paying $12.60 on a bet to win.

Sport Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry
Author: 0 Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has warned fans that they shouldn't get their hopes up for a big money overhaul at the club this summer, after boss Arsene Wenger has stated he only needs a few top players to complete the side. The Granada manager said that he can understand the fans' frustration and admits he doesn't see the club heading in the right direction in the coming years.

Author: 0 England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Chris is the biggest concern, has to go for a scan, the rest of the guys aren't a major worry. Middlesex bowler Finn is pushing for inclusion in the England side to face New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday - live on Sky Sports - after Woakes was forced out of the tournament due to a side strain .

Sport England convincingly beaten by South Africa after dramatic top-order collapse
Author: 0 England convincingly beaten by South Africa after dramatic top-order collapse

Yet things might have been immeasurably worse for England given they were 20 for six following a breathless first half-hour of this contest when Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell tore their much-vaunted batting line-up to shreds. South Africa's players celebrate taking the wicket of England's Jonny Bairstow during the third One Day International cricket match at Lord's cricket ground in London , Monday, May 29.

Author: 0 Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Cink birdied the last to move within one of the leaders, as Fowler made an early exit despite four birdies in a seven-hole stretch along the back nine. "I need to just keep doing the same thing I'm doing - attack the holes that suit my eye and make as many birdies as I can". Sharp said her ball moved ever so slightly as she went to address a chip shot.

Sport Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins
Author: 0 Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins

Patric Hornqvist fired Pittsburgh into the lead with 95 seconds left in the final period to silence a raucous home crowd in Nashville who saw their team ultimately fall to a 4-2 loss in the series. Subban, who made the Predators a Cup contender when he was added in a stunning trade almost a year ago. "I would have to believe that with what Sid has been able to accomplish in his career to this point would put him in the company of the all-time greats", said Penguins coach Mike Sullivan.

Sport French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court
Author: 0 French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

She hailed the win as her second of the season, with the first being her actual return to the court in Paris . I think I played well after six months off. Although Kerber - a two-time grand slam champion in 2016 - arrived at Roland Garros as world number one, expectations for the German were low given her struggles for form this year.

Author: 0 Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy

Not known as a big-hitter, Root later lofted Rubel Hossain for a straight six and ended the match with a four off Mossadek Hossain. The visitors made a safe start with Tamim and Soumya Sarkar (28) adding 56 runs for the opening wicket. Morgan, who was able to watch from the other end as Root completed his 10th ODI hundred, said: "Obviously Alex continued his form - Joe, unbelievable, as usual - and it was nice for me to get some runs as well".

Sport NBA Finals, Game 5 - Cavs vs. Warriors
Author: 0 NBA Finals, Game 5 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Whether it's extending a season with a pair of 40-point performances or hitting the series-deciding 3-pointer in a Game 7 win a year ago, Irving's already stellar game has risen to another level whenever the Cavs have faced elimination. "Obviously, we haven't felt this feeling walking off the court with a loss in a while, but we have done a good job bouncing back and being resilient all year".

Author: 0 Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach final

On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging world number 47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec lost to Chris Evert in 1983. She will face the 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko for the first time in her career. I expect her to give everything she has, to hit all the balls, to play with confidence.

Sport Former Eagles offensive tackle retires
Author: 0 Former Eagles offensive tackle retires

The former standout Tiger played five seasons for the Eagles from 2008-2012 before heading to San Diego for the 2013-2016 seasons. Dunlap left the Eagles in free agency for the San Diego Chargers in 2013, and he'd spent the past four seasons as the National Football League team's starter at left offensive tackle.

Author: 0 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upsets No. 11-seed Caroline Wozniacki

She kept the momentum and it Wozkiacki looked nearly relived when torrential rain lashed the court causing a three-hour delay. These were the kind of rockets Ostapenko threw at Wozniacki to which helped her win from 0-5 down in the first set to reach the French Open semis.

Sport Steph and KD chastise reporter for asking question about Curry squatting
Author: 0 Steph and KD chastise reporter for asking question about Curry squatting

But the most awkward exchange was not about Cleveland's 49-point first quarter or the chippy nature of the game , but rather what Curry did while Draymond Green and Warriors coach Steve Kerr were arguing about technical fouls. Curry was of course referencing the time Randy Moss pretended to moon the crowd at Lambeau Field after a touchdown with the Vikings. "Are you serious right now?" The video blew up on the internet so much that by Thursday, reporters asked Curry about his ...