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Author: 0 Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

The 24-year-old Swede led the team with a career-high 33 goals this season to go along with 18 assists. Austin Watson iced the victory, scoring into an empty net with 48 seconds remaining as the Predators took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference final.

Sport Harry Kane wants more goals to clinch Golden Boot
Author: 0 Harry Kane wants more goals to clinch Golden Boot

The 23-year-old England global improved to 26 goals - two clear of Everton's Romelu Lukaku with one match remaining. Won the Golden Boot last season with 25 and has hit 26 this term despite missing three months of this campaign with injury.

Author: 0 Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

The winning time for the mile and 3/16ths race on a fast track was 1:55.98, well off the Preakness record of 1:53 set in 1973 by eventual Triple Crown champion Secretariat. "We got the trip we wanted, outside Always Dreaming ", said Classic Empire jockey Julien Leparoux. Too sharp, it turned out, for Always Dreaming , who was starting to struggle under jockey John Velazquez on the final turn.

Sport Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals
Author: 0 Aust men's sevens team in London q-finals

Sunday's quarter-finals will see the United States up against Australia, New Zealand playing Scotland, England taking on South Africa and a clash between Argentina and Canada. Andrew Durutalo's handoff and try ended the match, leaving it 24-12 to USA. John Moonlight, of James Bay Athletic Association, who, over the course of the day, became only the third Canadian player to score 100 career tries in the HSBC World Series, crossed the goal line for the decisive try as time expired for the ...

Sport Lyon preparing to sell striker Lacazette to Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Lyon preparing to sell striker Lacazette to Atletico Madrid

The 25-year-old striker has confirmed that he will be leaving Lyon in the summer and Atletico Madrid are now leading the chase for the player, who has also been on Liverpool and Arsenal's radar. "No one wanted to harm anyone". "It's important that the club that picked me up at the age of 10 can recoup [enough] money after everything that we've experienced together".

Sport Penguins will go with Murray over Fleury for Game 4
Author: 0 Penguins will go with Murray over Fleury for Game 4

If that happens, and Pittsburgh falls behind 3-1 and goes on to lose this series , Sullivan might lose his job too. Murray will make his first start for the Penguins since April 6 against the New Jersey Devils. "We scored some goals". We won [Game 4]. Craig Anderson has given up 38 goals on 488 shots faced and Mike Condon has allowed one goal on 10 shots. Crosby set up the play.

Sport MMA's McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada
Author: 0 MMA's McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada

Bennett told ESPN that McGregor's application was incomplete due to missing medical documents, but when those documents are submitted, the commission would consider McGregor's request. "[McGregor] can actually go and fight Mayweather and I've said it time and time again on this show, he will lose". He kicked a*** in the octagon, I kicked a*** in the ring.

Author: 0 Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying

However she has been granted a wild card for the Aegon Open in Birmingham in the build up to Wimbledon . "I am so grateful and excited to be playing this event again!" she said. The five-time Grand Slam women's singles title victor announced today that she has chose to try her luck in the preliminary rounds, being played at Roehampton's Bank of England Sports Centre, of the tournament which she won in 2004 as a 17-year-old.

Author: 0 Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

At least here, for once, Knicks fans have no outrage as none of their players received a vote for any of the teams - and no one was worth making an argument for this time. Given how brilliant James has been in the playoffs, leading the Cavaliers to 10 straight wins, if the MVP wasn't a regular-season-only award, he would likely be inching closer to number five.

Sport Conte says John Terry 'deserves the best' for Stamford Bridge farewell
Author: 0 Conte says John Terry 'deserves the best' for Stamford Bridge farewell

He continued: "We also want to prepare in the right way for the FA Cup final against Arsenal". When Terry last lifted the Premier League trophy, after a season-ending win over Sunderland in May 2015, he became only the second outfield player to play every minute in a Premier League season and win the title, after Manchester United's Gary Pallister in 1992-93.

Sport Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge
Author: 0 Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

And the Spurs had a chance to stun the Warriors in Game 1 , but fell apart in the second half without Leonard and wasted away a 25-point lead. With a full three days of rest between Games 2 and 3, Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs have returned to San Antonio with some extra time to get their small forward ready for a pivotal game in their season on Saturday night.

Sport Ancelotti praises 'fantastic' Alonso and Lahm after emotional farewell
Author: 0 Ancelotti praises 'fantastic' Alonso and Lahm after emotional farewell

The hosts continued to probe for another goal with Lahm continuing to find space on the right. Between 2003 and 2005 he played for VfB Stuttgart on loan. The end of your playing career is here - what thoughts are going through your mind? Mark Lovell covers Bayern Munich for ESPN FC. Bayern's players and supporters gave Lahm and Alonso their dues, before Ribery and Kimmich added gloss to the victory.

Sport Jurgen Klopp Talks About Liverpool's Champions League Chances
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Talks About Liverpool's Champions League Chances

Firmino (muscular injury) will face a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's match against Middlesbrough. "If Champions League is the only reason for a player to come it makes no sense..." "I can only speak from a German point of view of other clubs, but Chelsea has the money, Man City is now coming up -- wonderful players, big signings -- Manchester United is Manchester United, but we are a really interesting project".

Author: 0 Stifled Penguins head to Game 7 looking for a spark

Wednesday night is the chance for each team to confront its Game 7 demons as Washington hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Anaheim hosts the Edmonton Oilers with spots in the conference finals at stake. Crosby fell head first into the boards and teammate Patric Hornqvist landed on his head. Even if the instated guidelines didn't make it mandatory, Crosby still should have been pulled.

Sport Isaiah Thomas ruled out for remainder of post-season
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas ruled out for remainder of post-season

After an extreme high following the Boston Celtics Game 7 win over the Washington Wizards, things have come crashing down. Thomas hurt the hip in a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in March and aggravated it in Game Two of the Eastern Conference finals against second seeds and National Basketball Association titleholder Cleveland Cavaliers.

Author: 0 Predators beat Ducks 3-1, lead Western Conference Finals 3-2

Corey Perry just keeps finding the net in overtime this postseason, and his third goal in extra time helped the Ducks tie the Western Conference finals at 2-2. The Predators had matched the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings with their 10-game winning streak but missed matching Colorado's 11-0 playoff run in 1996-97.

Sport Luis Enrique hopes for miraculous swoop on La Liga title
Author: 0 Luis Enrique hopes for miraculous swoop on La Liga title

If that is not enough, then we will congratulate Madrid. Luis Enrique is stepping down as Barcelona coach but he will remain a fan of the club. Gerard Pique is available after missing the win over Las Palmas with a stomach bug. Reaffirming his plan to take a sabbatical next season, he said: "Next year I will be here with the Barca supporters watching from the stands. Next year I will be back at the Camp Nou as a member and enjoy the games".

Sport Chelsea willing to sell £40 million midfield star to Manchester United
Author: 0 Chelsea willing to sell £40 million midfield star to Manchester United

However, Mourinho and co. have put any potential bid for the former Sporting Lisbon man on the backburner for the time being, with relations between the club and Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy thought to be on the frosty side. According to the Manchester Evening News , Dier was a target for Mourinho, but difficulties in trying to prise him away from Tottenham have reportedly led United to consider other options.

Sport Conte backs Terry to play on
Author: 0 Conte backs Terry to play on

The 36-year-old scored his 67th Chelsea goal on what was his 716th appearance. The defender, who will leave Chelsea after 22 years this summer, started in the league for the first time since September in Monday's 4-3 win over Watford.

Sport Liverpool can attract top talent, says manager Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool can attract top talent, says manager Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool are in desperate need of a left-back with James Milner - a midfielder by trade - having to deputise in the position all season due to the incompetence of Alberto Moreno. Liverpool , who have lost just one of their last 11 games in the Premier League, host an already-relegated Boro at Anfield and are coming off the back of a 4-0 hammering of West Ham last weekend.

Sport Arsenal's Arsene Wenger desperate for lifeline in finale
Author: 0 Arsenal's Arsene Wenger desperate for lifeline in finale

Wenger's future remains unresolved and he said on Friday he expects a decision to be announced after a board meeting that will take place in the days following the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27. Lukaku has publicly rejected a new contract offer and Barkley is stalling over a deal he has been offered. It's more the fact that we want to play in the best competition.

Sport Mumbai Indians enters IPL 2017 Finals thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians enters IPL 2017 Finals thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai , who finished on 111/4 in 14.3 overs, will now take on Steve Smith's Rising Pune Supergiant in the final May 21. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday expressed his displeasure at the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs not having a reserve day in case of a washout.

Sport Cloud Computing Wins 142nd Preakness Stakes In Upset
Author: 0 Cloud Computing Wins 142nd Preakness Stakes In Upset

The Kentucky Derby victor, trained by Todd Pletcher, looked set to play a significant role in the second leg of the Triple Crown as he became embroiled in a fierce battle with Classic Empire for much of the nine-and-a-half-furlong journey. It was the second Triple Crown victory for Castellano. His main challenger appears to be fourth-place Derby finisher Classic Empire at 3/1 and runner up Lookin At Lee, who now stands at 10/1.

Sport Future to be decided after FA Cup final
Author: 0 Future to be decided after FA Cup final

The Arsenal star is approaching the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and Chelsea are planning on testing the Gunners' resolve in the summer. Here, Press Association Sport's Tom White unearths a (perhaps tenuous) reason to pay attention to each of Sunday's games. Manchester City has 75 points, Liverpool has 73, and Arsenal has 72.

Author: 0 Cavs set NBA playoff record with 41-point halftime lead on Celtics

Watch highlights of the win in the video above. Looking at the betting trends, the Celtics are 5-2 ATS in their last seven road games, 7-3 ATS in hteir last 10 games following a loss of more than 10 points and 0-4 ATS in their last four Conference Finals games.

Sport Manchester United line-up predicted: Mourinho trusts six youngsters against Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Manchester United line-up predicted: Mourinho trusts six youngsters against Crystal Palace

Paul Pogba is certain to feature while out-of-favour Anthony Martial may also get a starting berth, but there will be plenty of opportunity for the next generation of United stars to showcase their talents. "He's learning how to live after his father passed away but he is strong". Crystal Palace are without Andros Townsend for Sunday's trip after the midfielder was ruled out with an Achilles injury.

Sport 'We know they will be tough'
Author: 0 'We know they will be tough'

The Six Nations championship runners-up will also come up against hosts Japan following Wednesday morning's draw which took place in the Kyoto State Guest House, Japan . England were pushed out from 4/1 to to win the World Cup following the draw. "We are going to have to be bulletproof at the World Cup". "We're pretty happy with the draw - every group is going to have some tough teams in it but from a Welsh perspective, I'm happy how it's turned out".

Sport Conte: Chelsea captain Terry can be a good manager
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea captain Terry can be a good manager

It's been a long season for the Blues , who overcame a hard start to romp to the title and Conte spoke of the importance of his first title in England, adding "it is important to celebrate because this title is a great win, for me, for the players, for the club and for our fans".

Sport Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur
Author: 0 Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur

Replays appear to show Pillar using the slur as he yells towards the mound. By doing so I had just helped the use of a word that has no place in baseball, in sports or anywhere in society today. "I really felt embarrassed for myself, for my family for this organization", Pillar said, adding that he had not slept much Wednesday night. The Braves and Blue Jays, meanwhile, have little history since their play has been primarily limited to occasional interleague play.

Sport Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain
Author: 0 Conte backs Cahill to succeed Terry as Chelsea captain

When you have this type of player it's great for the coach. RF: Chelsea have a very good model of loaning out their many youngsters and with us being in the Championship next year, we'll probably be looking into bringing in some young, hungry, loanees with a point to prove.

Author: 0 Vettel still confident despite Hamilton's win at Spanish GP

Hamilton has now narrowed the gap to Vettel with 98 points as opposed to the German's 104, a difference of just six points. However, both Hamilton and Vettel were in a league of their own, steering clear from Ricciardo who finished a distant third.

Author: 0 Bandy leads surging Brewers to 6-3 victory over Cubs

Butler, making his second start, threw 92 pitches - including 40 in the first inning alone when he surrendered three of his five walks and gave up a two-out, two-run single to Jett Bandy . I was excited he was able to make it, flying in earlier from Panama. The game was delayed 1 hour, 59 minutes in the top of the sixth and Santana boosted the lead with his single just after the delay.

Sport Matt Adams Traded to Atlanta Braves for Prospect Juan Yepez
Author: 0 Matt Adams Traded to Atlanta Braves for Prospect Juan Yepez

When the Cardinals decided that Matt Carpenter would be their first baseman this season, Matt Adams , more or less the incumbent, found opportunity lacking unless in a belated spring training move where he could show that he could play in the outfield.

Sport Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger "open" to change at Arsenal

On the final day of the 2016-17 Premier League season, top four chasing Arsenal must secure a home victory against Everton at the Emirates Stadium (15:00). "I think it's after the FA Cup ", Wenger said, before answering in the affirmative that "things would be finalised". 'Financially you don't suffer anymore.

Author: 0 Raring to start for Manchester United: Joel Pereira

Mourinho believes that a "successful" transfer window is needed for United to bridge the gap on champions Chelsea, who now hold a 24-point lead over his charges, but is happy with the progress being made. After his side played a tiresome goalless draw on Wednesday night against Southampton, Mourinho also asked the coach of Crystal Palace Sam Allardyce to go easy in the match.

Sport Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Wayne Rooney situation is still very hard at Man United

Under Mourinho, United have signed the world's most expensive player, signed the Bundesliga player of the season, gone 25 games unbeaten, and still managed to finish lower than Van Gaal did past year. We finished fifth (in last season's Premier League), we went to the Europa League . Whilst Manchester United have got their eyes firmly on Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

Sport 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness
Author: 0 13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

He was anxious, he said, but not driven by his highly publicized winless record at the Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore , Maryland is all set for "The Preakness Stakes", an American flat thoroughbred horse race on May 20th, 2017 5:00 PM EST.

Sport Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury
Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Thomas injured the hip in March and aggravated it in Game 6 of the East semifinals against Washington. According to the team's chief medical officer, the decision to shut Thomas down was made to avoid more long-term damage to his hip. Thomas looked out of it, and if he was in so much pain to the point where he had could not continue to play in the Eastern Conference Finals, perhaps he shouldn't have been out there in the first place.

Author: 0 Boxer's uncle sucker-punches opponent after match

The DQ came after Uzcategui threw a punch after the bell that dropped Dirrell illegally. As Dirrell was being attended to by the ringside doctor, Lawson stormed across the ring and unleashed a left hand that landed on Uzcategui's face, nearly igniting a riot in the ring.

Author: 0 Nadal optimistic ear infection not to affect Madrid Open form

Reinvigorated after the restart he managed to force a decider despite throwing away a set point and handing back the break advantage he held in the following game, but Paire struck an early blow by moving 2-0 up in the decider. Ironically, his opponent here, Lopez, first featured at the Madrid Open 16 years ago against the American and the Spanish spectactors in attendance were certainly behind the 35-year-old from the get-go.

Sport Warriors hammer Leonard-less Spurs for 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Warriors hammer Leonard-less Spurs for 2-0 series lead

Leonard told reporters that he is still questionable to play on his left ankle, but that he did not practice Friday. "You hope that [Leonard] is ready and that he can help us", Ginobili said . Don't miss a thing. "The suit claims the injury to Kawhi Leonard has had an impact on the fans, community, season-ticket holders and those whose businesses promote the Silver and Black".

Author: 0 Homer-happy Tigers end Rangers' 10-game win streak

Austin Bibens-Dierkx came on and settled things down, pitching 4 2/3 innings and allowing no runs and one hit in his second Major League Baseball appearance. "Three pitches I left up in the zone, and two of them they hit out of the park and it cost me today". Hicks gives the Tigers another bat to use off the bench, and another catcher or first baseman, should they need it.

Author: 0 Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

All times will be erased for Sunday's nine-car pole shootout. Alonso's average speed for his four-lap qualifying run on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway was 230.034mph. I told him 'Well, you got one of the numbers right, ' trying to stay positive. I knew some of the names, and the teams, but basically it's all new information for me.

Sport Toothless Tigers relegated by Palace
Author: 0 Toothless Tigers relegated by Palace

Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game. Allardyce will be wanting to keep his best players at the club next season, whilst also adding to his squad, in the hopes of avoiding another campaign of trying to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Author: 0 Gunners keep top four hopes alive

Alexis Sanchez went on to give Arsenal the lead on the hour mark, losing two defenders before finding the net. With three games left in the season against Stoke City, Sunderland and Everton, Arsenal only need two wins to hit 72 points, but may need to get at least seven points if they are to finish in the top-four.

Sport Kane hits four as Spurs thrash Leicester
Author: 0 Kane hits four as Spurs thrash Leicester

He said: "I wanted to get one or two goals at least and take it to the final game". The in-form Tottenham striker, who has missed his country's last six games through injury, has not netted for England since a match against Turkey on May 22 past year.

Author: 0 Paul Merson states his prediction for Southampton v Man United

Paul Pogba will not be back for Manchester United's Premier League contest against Southampton on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho will resist the temptation to play the "kids". Mourinho added: "I can not go to Man City or Arsenal and put out five kids at the same time altogether". I go always until the end of the competitions.

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