Anaheim Ducks defeat Nashville Predators in overtime to even Western Conference final

Anaheim Ducks defeat Nashville Predators in overtime to even Western Conference final

Then the Ducks won in overtime when Corey Perry's shot deflected in off the stick of defenseman P.K. Subban. I seriously question how early Ducks coach Randy Carlyle shortened his bench, it hurt his team late in the game. "I think the last three or four years, we've gone through a lot", Gibson said. I know they struggled a little bit in the post-season prior to our series, but they are a terrific penalty killing team. Read More

Almirola Gives Update, Will Miss 8-12 Weeks

Almirola Gives Update, Will Miss 8-12 Weeks

Aric Almirola said he expects to miss 8-12 weeks to recover from a broken back suffered in an accident Saturday at Kansas Speedway. Track workers had to cut the roof off the No. Once safety personnel arrived, Almirola explained his condition and "they went through all of their proper protocol to get me out of the auto safely without moving my spine and stabilizing my spine". Read More

Maria Sharapova to play Wimbledon qualifiers after opting against wildcard

On Tuesday (May 16), the 30-year-old who returned to tennis last month after serving a 15-month drugs ban was denied a wildcard to the French Open, which starts at Roland Garros in Paris on May 28. Any wild card for Sharapova, who was Wimbledon champion as a 17-year-old in 2004, would have divided opinion. Maria Sharapova , of Russian Federation, serves the ball to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Read More

Eddie Jones welcomes England's World Cup 'group of death'

France head coach Guy Noves has classed England alongside New Zealand by admitting they were the two teams everyone wanted to miss in the Rugby World Cup draw. "And we have seen that with New Zealand at previous World Cups so that has been a great lesson for us at the right time". " France are probably the most improved team in world rugby, Argentina are improving rapidly, so it couldn't be any better". Read More

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho more focused on silverware than top four

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho more focused on silverware than top four

United are now sixth in the league table on 65 points, seven points adrift of fourth-placed team Manchester City. United know they can not break into the top four on the strength of their final two Premier League games against Southampton and Crystal Palace, as they trail Liverpool by eight points with only six left up for grabs. Read More

A Dublin punter has just won big with this outrageous golf bet

Kim carded a final round of 69 at Sawgrass to finish 10 under par, three shots ahead of Poulter and former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen. After his victory in the Wyndham Championship last year, Kim becomes just the fourth player in the last 25 years to win twice on the PGA Tour before the age of 22, following in the footsteps of Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth. Read More

Wall nails game victor to quiet Celtics' funeral talk

He plays to win", said Wizards coach Scott Brooks of Wall. "Man, I don't believe in pressure", said Boston's Isaiah Thomas, who has ridden an emotional and physical roller coaster while averaging 25.1 points in the playoffs. Thomas and Bradley each scored 27 points for the Celtics; Horford finished 20 points. Washington is 6-0 at home during the playoffs and 5-0 at home against Boston this season. Read More

Jose Mourinho's monumental Europa League gamble will pay off, says Martin Hardy

Manchester United travel to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday knowing that it could be a surreal and emotional day for the opposition as they prepare to play their last ever match at the old White Hart Lane stadium. We had a fantastic record of 25 matches (unbeaten). "When I have 14, 15 players, I can't do it". Mourinho said trying to restore United to former glories, after three largely disappointing seasons following the retirement of Alex Ferguson, had involved significant unseen work behind ... Read More

Mets suspend Harvey for violating team rules; Wilk to start

Harvey, who is recovering from surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome that ended his season prematurely previous year, is 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA in six starts this season. He (mercifully) underwent surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome last summer, and showed up looking skinny and ready to work this season. Plawecki described it as a prank. Read More

Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Bromwich tie, says Gary Cahill

They won't get an easy game when they come to The Hawthorns. "Hopefully on Friday we can have the title", he said . West Brom will be no pushovers however, with boss Tony Pulis vowing to put up strong opposition to the Blues title ambitions. Read More

Fifties from Warner, Shankar secure play-off berth for Hyderabad

Fifties from Warner, Shankar secure play-off berth for Hyderabad

Gujarat Lions 154 all out, 19.2 overs [Kishan 61, Smith 54, Siraj 4-32] lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad 158-2, 18.1 overs [Warner 69*, Shankar 63*, Praveen 2-22] by eight wickets. Suresh Raina: This is the first time in 10 seasons of the IPL that Suresh Raina won't feature in the play-offs. Going into the match, Sunrisers are the favourites as they seemed to have the most balanced side in the tournament with Warner and Bhuvneswar Kumar now grabbing the orange and purple caps respectively. Read More

King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley

King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley

The Clarets did eventually settle into the rhythm of the game but midway through the first half they were undone by a direct approach normally associated with themselves. And Long made a vital early contribution with an excellent interception at full stretch to prevent a Stanislas cross reaching top scorer King in front of goal with just a couple of minutes gone. Read More

Bayern pulls of stunning stoppage-time turnaround

Bayern pulls of stunning stoppage-time turnaround

Bayern's Robert Lewandowski, second left, challenges for the ball with Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi, third right, during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and FC Bayern Munich in Leipzig , Germany, Saturday, May 13, 2017 . Read More

Arizona's Chris Iannetta leaves game after taking pitch to face

He stayed down for several minutes before he was able to walk off the field with assistance. Pittsburgh Pirates takes on Arizona Diamonds in the first of the four-game series tonight. Twins 7, White Sox 6: Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer then added a fourth RBI with a double as visiting Minnesota beat Chicago. That's when he made a diving catch of a ball hit by the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen in the opening inning. Read More

Manchester United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

Manchester United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

This is the Manchester United that has won 20 league titles in England's top flight and three Champions League titles. Forget about the United manager's persistent talk of how winning a trophy means more than a place in the top four of the Premier League. Read More

Contempt of court: Justice Karnan seeks relief from Supreme Court

Contempt of court: Justice Karnan seeks relief from Supreme Court

Karnan has been missing from his residence since the apex court order against him. The advocate showed the notorised papers of authorisation for filing the plea on behalf of the judge to the bench. According to several media reports, Justice Karnan, who has become the first sitting judge to face jail, might have fled the country in a bid to evade his arrest; however, his lawyer claimed that he has not and was now in Chennai . Read More

Kings XI still in race for IPL playoffs, beat Knight Riders

To confirm their second place, the KKR needs their game win as must over KXIP . Once Narine (18, 10b, 4x4) was castled by Mohit Sharma in the fourth over, Gautam Gambhir and Lynn took KKR to 61 after the six Powerplay overs. Trying to clear the fence again, the big-hitting Australian forced Woakes to run across from long-off and complete a superb catch. After settling down, Maxwell started to open up as he smashed Colin de Grandhomme for two massive sixes, taking Punjab's total to 83 ... Read More

Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

With his team leading 3-1, Green was suspended for Game 5 , which led to the greatest comeback ever from LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both teams are 8-0 thus far. Utah Jazz Game 4 Start? Thrown into the lions' den of Oracle Arena 48 hours after beating the Clippers in Game 7 , it's no wonder they're on the back foot and could be knocked out before they steady their legs. Read More

Grudge match: Sharapova to play Bouchard in Madrid

Grudge match: Sharapova to play Bouchard in Madrid

Eugenie Bouchard caused quite the stir with her comments about Sharapova last week as the Russian made her return from a 15-month doping ban, and, as fate would have it, the two are now set to go head-to-head in Madrid. The five-time grand slam champion told reporters in Madrid: "If everything affects you on and off the court, I think that would be a really challenging position to be in". Read More

9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

From there it was clear that the dark bay colt was not going to be beaten. The Hall of Fame jockey has been Pletcher's primary rider for many years. Keith Latson , the on-call vet at the Kentucky Derby said: "Thunder Snow did not break well, was picked up immediately by the outrider and galloped comfortably at the paddock where he was examined by Dr Jennifer Kaak and she found no injuries on the legs". Read More