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Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

That's when Toronto-native Tom Wilson rifled a shot into the back of the net from near the right faceoff circle to give the Capitals the Game One win. "Caps, handle the Leafs", Jones said. All four of them were present the last time the Leafs made the playoffs in 2013. James van Riemsdyk on a solo rush, flipped it between Orlov and partner Matt Niskanen, and caught up to it, one of the many play... [Full Article...]

Courtois backs Conte to keep Chelsea focused

Courtois backs Conte to keep Chelsea focused However, while the pair barely crossed paths in Turin, Morata has spoken of his admiration for the current Blues boss. I am happy at Real and the club support me, but if an offer were to arrive and they wanted to sell me I wouldn't close the door. [Full Article...]

Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus

Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus Otherwise, it'll be impossible. "We certainly can not rest on our laurels". Barcelona , Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea are among the sides who were reportedly looking to sign Dybala at the end of the season. 'I'm an optimistic person. "I think it would be better for us to speak among ourselves. We are again living a nightmare". "The feelings as manager are lamentable and it's ha... [Full Article...]

Maple Leafs face daunting Capitals in opening round

But two months before the Cup is handed out, there's already evidence that Washington is primed to win the first title in franchise history. Everyone else has since failed, including us (but we'll talk about that in a minute), so it'll be interesting to see if the Penguins can upstage a almost 20 year-old record. [Full Article...]

Neymar may miss El Clasico after mocking referee

The dismissal was Neymar's first in his four seasons with Barcelona, and he became the first Barca player to be sent off in La Liga since October 25, 2015. "No matter what the table is like Madrid-Barca is always an attractive game, but winning La Liga depends on winning all the points beforehand", said Barca boss Luis Enrique. [Full Article...]

Hamilton backs Button to replace Alonso in Monaco

Quite a big decision and big news obviously, but he can do what he wants. "But he has a great shot". Mansell finished third, and Piquet 32nd that year. "In the end, this is a good solution and this is a good opportunity to do the Indianapolis race". Fernando Alonso has revealed his remarkably busy schedule as the McLaren driver prepares to embark on his Indianapolis 500 adventure. [Full Article...]

Tuchel hails Dortmund's response to 'absurd' UEFA decision

Investigators are still puzzling over three copies of a note claiming responsibility for the attack that were found at the scene. "We were not attacked on the field by an opponent; we were attacked from inside the bus as men", Tuchel said in a post-match broadcast interview with former Norway global Jan Aage Fjortoft. [Full Article...]

Britain Must Settle 'Divorce Bill' Before Trade Talks — EU Parliament

Britain Must Settle 'Divorce Bill' Before Trade Talks — EU Parliament The resolution called for protecting the rights of the three million European citizens living in Britain, and the one million Britons residing in EU countries. A row over the Rock of Gibraltar exploded over the weekend as senior Tories even suggested Mrs May would be prepared to go to war to defend it. "We will only ask that it honours the commitments we have taken together". [Full Article...]

Davies digs early hole, Brewers fall to Cubs (AUDIO)

Davies digs early hole, Brewers fall to Cubs (AUDIO) Ryan Braun provided some instant offense in the third inning with a three-run homerun. Hendricks (1-0), who led the majors with a 2.13 ERA past year, made his first start of the season and gave up four runs in the first inning. To make room on the 40-man roster, Milwaukee designated RHP Damien Magnifico for assignment. "A lot of the misses came (second time through the order) when he fell behin... [Full Article...]

Griezmann strike earns Athletico Madrid derby draw

Speaking after the weekend clash , the France worldwide said: "I don't rule anything out, but I am happy at Atletico Madrid ". Until June 30 I am under contract at Real Madrid , isn't that right " presi " (signals to club president Florentino Perez). [Full Article...]

Cavs squander 26-point lead in OT loss, Westbrook breaks record

The Hawks outscored the Cavs 44-18 in the fourth and forced overtime on Millsap's baseline jumper at the buzzer. James had a triple-double with 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists, while Irving scored 45 points as the Cavs lost back-to-back games. [Full Article...]

Clay Buchholz leaves game after straining right forearm

Following up a Cabrera home run, Cespedes sent a 398-foot shot over the left field fence to give the team back-to-back jacks, this time off of reliever Adam Morgan . Mackanin was quickly thereafter run by home plate umpire Alan Porter. But Harvey winced in the sixth inning shortly after covering first base on a groundout to first. [Full Article...]

Dan Snyder issues statement on the passing of Dan Rooney

Dan Snyder issues statement on the passing of Dan Rooney The Rooney family has long had business interests in horse and dog tracks, which led the Steelers to restructure its ownership structure to comply with National Football League anti-gambling rules. When Rooney began with the team, their greatest years were yet to come. A quote from a 1979 Sports Illustrated article shares words of Rooney's wisdom that certain high profile owners would be wise ... [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

A cause of death was not immediately revealed. For decades Rooney took the team his father founded and guided it to the very heights of the NFL, winning a league-best six Super Bowls. Later in life, he was appointed ambassador to Ireland in 2009 by President Obama, a position he held until his resignation in 2012. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 65 years, as well as seven children, 20 gr... [Full Article...]

Art Rooney II on the passing of his father, Dan

Art Rooney II on the passing of his father, Dan With Rooney in charge, Pittsburgh secured four championships in six years, winning Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV. "Dan Rooney was a great friend of mine, but more importantly, he was a great friend to the people of Pittsburgh , a model citizen, and someone who represented the United States with dignity and grace on the world stage", Obama's said in the statement. [Full Article...]

Misbahul Haq announces retirement from Test cricket

Misbahul Haq announces retirement from Test cricket He has been at the receiving end towards the late end of his career. "I have myself understood that this is it and it's purely my own decision". However, Abbas turns out to be the first cricketer in recent times to have played in Oman's domestic league before making it to a Test squad . [Full Article...]

Kohli clarifies his `no-longer-friends with Aussies` remark

Kohli clarifies his `no-longer-friends with Aussies` remark Kohli had pulled out of the fourth Test due to a shoulder injury and Ajinkya Rahane led India to a eight-wicket win, helping the hosts seal a 2-1 series win. "You would hope as a sportsman that he's seriously injured". Hodge, the coach of IPL side Gujarat Lions, said it would be "pretty dirty" of Kohli if he turned out for the IPL opening match as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain against Davi... [Full Article...]

Mourinho: United defence can be upset with attackers

Too many sloppy decisions, sloppy use of the ball, and we gave them the chance to make a counterattack. "This is what has happened all season. We had chances, control, but we don't score goals; we risk", he told BT Sport . Henrikh Mkhitaryan put United on course for a deserved victory at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, yet an inability to turn dominance into goals saw them caught cold by L... [Full Article...]

Conte: Victory against Bournemouth was a 'good answer' to Spurs' win

Joshua King pulled one back before the break. Fraser hit a low shot just wide as Bournemouth looked for an equaliser early in the second half, but Costa missed two good chances to restore Chelsea's two-goal advantage. With Mauricio Pochettino's men looking to reel in leaders Chelsea , top goal scorer Harry Kane was back on the bench less than a month after suffering an ankle injury. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw "has to improve" his game

Jose Mourinho: Luke Shaw Meanwhile, Carrick has urged United not to give up on a top four finish after dropping more points in Tuesday's draw against Everton . Elsewhere, United welcome back Zlatan Ibrahimovic into the side following the completion of his three-match suspension, with Ander Herrera and Daley Blind also coming back into the XI. [Full Article...]


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