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Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets with 5-2 win in Game 5

Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky stopped a meager 27 of 32 shots. The Penguins scored Game Five's first three goals, including two tallies from Bryan Rust...


Atletico Madrid advance to Champions League semis

For all their spirit and willpower, they came up against steelier opposition in the form of Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, falling short against a more experie...


Murray loses in Monte Carlo

Wawrinka, the three-time major victor, was beaten in straight sets by Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-4 6-4. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal gatecrashed Alexander Zverev's ...


Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are hard to replace, says Wenger

You want to be as strong as you can be and not strengthen the other teams. Alexis, whose current deal expires in 2018, has been linked with Manchester United,...


Role players stepped up for Oilers

And they finished just two points behind the first-place Ducks in the competitive Pacific Division race. The Oilers frantically tried to hold on after building...


Jim Harbaugh gives Pope Francis a Michigan helmet, pair of Jordans

Pope Francis is given a MI helmet and Air Jordan sneakers by Jim Harbaugh in a photo handout from the Vatican press office. For Coach Harbaugh, a life-long ...


Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates

It's actually quite remarkable that Houston is taking a 3-1 lead back to the Toyota Center, considering there's not a single one of the first four games that on...


Arsenal's season a disappointment without Champions League, says Cech

Arsenal faced the Citizens in an epic FA Cup semifinal clash at Wembley and won that encounter 2-1 to go through to the finals of the competition. When asked...


Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants

Secondly, though Posey left the game, he did walk off the field under his own power. "I feel pretty good", Posey said before Tuesday's game against Arizona. Wal...


Steelers' Bryant conditionally reinstated by NFL

Martavis Bryant is back - sort of. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has spent the a year ago serving a suspension for violation of the leag...


West Ham boss Slaven Bilic 'knows formula to stop Romelu Lukaku'

It was a slow start". "We had to get Manuel (Lanzini) and Andre (Ayew) into good positions as well", he said . The Hammers lead 2-1 late in the game but allo...


Red Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machado

Barnes has appealed the suspension. Pedroia also seemed to take Machado's side, instead of his team's side, when speaking with reporters following the game. B...


Bayern left fuming over Champions League 'robbery'

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, including two crucial strikes that were offside, as 10-man Bayern rued their luck at the Estadio Bernabeu. Bayern were al...


Antonio Conte: 'Eden Hazard must continue to put team first'

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has rebuffed claims from Blues midfielder Cesc Fabregas that Eden Hazard needs to be more selfish in order to reach similar levels t...


Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The time has come to put up or shut up for the Oklahoma City Thunder, in Houston tonight for a win-or-be-eliminated Game 5. He's averaged 11.0 points on 38.6 pe...


Seahawks GM downplays chances of Richard Sherman trade

Seahawks general manager John Schneider said the team has "kind of moved past" trying to trade the cornerback. "Right now we have kind of moved past it", Sc...


Reasons for Sixers to Trade for Paul George

IN has leaned on Larry Bird for the better part of two decades now, and he's done an admirable job both during his stint as head coach and while running baske...


Pat Fitzgerald: Report: Pat Fitzgerald receives 10-year ext

ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports that Northwestern HC Pat Fitzgerald has been awarded a contract extension which will keep him at the school for "at least the n...


Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments

Ironically, records show that the concept of a 100-day marker was something Trump previously applauded in many a campaign speech. Overall, Toomey says he's ca...


Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5

But Valanciunas' muscle helped set the tone as he fronted up on a night that moved the Raptors one win away from dispatching the Bucks in their first-round ...


NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

A two-time Xfinity Series champion and two-time victor of the Daytona 500, Earnhardt has amassed 26 career wins since making his first Cup start at Charlotte Mo...


Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins

The person declined to say how much the group paid for the team, which is owned by NY art dealer Jeff Loria. This news comes just hours after Marlins presiden...


Chelsea extend Premier League lead with 4-2 win over Southampton

The Blues booked their place in the final with a 4-2 triumph over their London rivals at Wembley, ending Tottenham's eight-match winning streak in the process...


Jimmy Butler blasted 'great actor' Marcus Smart after their Game 4 scuffle

In his basketball world, though, there's also been light. Chicago Bulls, not Marcus Smart vs. Jimmy. The question made Thomas chuckle. "I like it. Looking a...


Guardiola wants Dele Alli in record transfer deal

The 21-year-old England ace is being tracked by Europe's elite, including Real Madrid. N'Golo Kante won the PFA Player of the Year award, another category tha...