Stanley Cup Final: Can Sharks re-learn how to take a lead?

12 Jun, 2016

In San Jose's Game 3 win they had more shot attempts than Pittsburgh for the first time in the series at 79-76. In tonight's game, specialty units will once again be important. In this series, that's the Sharks. Ahead of Monday's Game 4 , Sharks coach Peter DeBoer emphasized the importance of beating the blockade and getting more of those shots through to the net.


LEADING OFF: Betts, Bogaerts on a tear; Urias, Carrasco back

12 Jun, 2016

Manager John Farrell said of Kelly: "Blessed with the golden arm and excellent stuff". "Our guys up and down the lineup are contributing". Thankfully the O's came out on top to take their first game of the series. After a Mookie Betts walk, Dustin Pedroia hit a single to load the bases. Joe Panik and Buster Posey followed with two-run shots to chase Braves rookie starter Aaron Blair.


France launches attack alert app ahead of Euro 2016

12 Jun, 2016

The SAIP app also includes alerts and tips on how to react to other situations, such as nuclear attacks and natural disasters. France has launched an official terrorism app, which will inform people of any attacks during Euro 2016. The application, which is free to download in both French and English, will send users a warning "in case of a suspected attack ", said the interior ministry, which has piloted and introduced the service.


Gareth Bale, Hal Robson-Kanu give Wales 2-1 win over Slovakia

12 Jun, 2016

The 26-year-old forward was one of the key figures in the Wales side that went top of Group B after this win. Asked about his spectacular opening strike, Bale said: "It doesn't matter about the goals". "He showed his class in that situation". Slovakia had periods in the game when it was dominant, notably at the start of the match when it nearly took the lead as soon as the third minute when Marek Hamsik's effort was cleared off the line by an excellent sliding interception from defender ...


Cristiano Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to 11th Champions League title

11 Jun, 2016

It's not easy at all. Real Madrid were better than us albeit in the penalty shoot-out. "It's my second year I scored more than 15 goals". "I had a vision. "We've had some ups and downs and the reward is this title, an award for the work and sacrifice". "I am sorry for Atletico but the one who deserves it is the one who scores more and that has been Real Madrid ", said one Real fan.


With Curry out, US Olympic basketball team waits on LeBron

11 Jun, 2016

Thompson acknowledged Zika worries him somewhat - "mosquitoes love me", he quipped - but not enough to deter him from wanting to play. "It's no joking matter", Thompson said. That's Steph's decision. As his coach I'm pleased. Curry's Warriors entered Thursday leading James's Cavaliers 2-1 in the NBA Finals, having already defeated LeBron's Cavs in last year's championship round.


Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies at 88

11 Jun, 2016

He continues to hold the record for games played (1,767) and seasons (26). By the time of his retirement, Howe would own league records in assists, points and games played. A statement from the Howe family said he passed away peacefully Friday morning with his family by his side. "Few sports figures were more beloved, more idolized than Gordie Howe , a man whose greatness went far beyond the rink", said Duggan in a statement.


Federer beats Mayer to set up semifinal with Thiem

11 Jun, 2016

Although Federer hasn't been playing tennis in his vintage form, he will be happy to have a couple of matches under his belt and winning the tournament here in Stuttgart would be a bonus for him. Fritz was pleased with his own showing. "It's crucial to serve well in a tiebreaker", Federer said. "I had mixed emotions for sure". Mayer had the ultimate chance to take the match into a third set, having 3 break points, but Roger stayed focused and saved all of them, mainly thanks to good ...


All Black name starting team for Wales clash

11 Jun, 2016

Replacements: N Harris, W Crockett, C Faumuina, P Tuipulotu, A Savea, TJ Perenara, B Barrett, S Tamanivalu. "That's probably a reflection of the competitions we play in", New Zealand coach Steven Hansen said. 15 Ben Smith, 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Malakai Fekitoa, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Aaron Cruden, 9 Aaron Smith. Hansen said this week that Wales were a "good side" that did not receive the merited credit, although a run of three victories in their past eight Tests would ...


Will Smith, Lennox Lewis to carry Muhammad Ali's coffin

11 Jun, 2016

On Thursday, there will be a private ceremony for family. California imam and scholar Zaid Shakir will preside over the service, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said. "The message we'll be sending out is not our message", said Dr. Timothy Gianotti, an Islamic studies scholar. Ali's body is back in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky following his death Friday of septic shock at age 74 after a long battle with complications of Parkinson's disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system.


Futures are rallying and oil is at a new high for 2016

11 Jun, 2016

The S&P 500 rose 0.1 percent to 2,112.24 at 4 p.m.in NY, the highest since July 22. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite ended the session down 16.03 points, or 0.3%, at 4,958.62. The dollar has been falling sharply on lower expectations of a rate increase, but took a breather from the selloff on Thursday, with the ICE dollar index up 0.3% to 93.910.


UNC Basketball: How Warriors big 3 fared against Tar Heels in college

10 Jun, 2016

Klay Thompson was largely ineffective during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, scoring just 10 points in 31 minutes. "I just don't know who is trying to set a pick on me in the middle of the key". Curry got pulled by coach Steve Kerr, deservedly and surprisingly and urgently and memorably, if you know the Warriors and Curry's exalted place on this team and in the league.


White Sox's Matt Albers doubles, scores game-winning run

10 Jun, 2016

After a video review, the... Albers' second hit came four weeks later, on May 23 in a 9-1 defeat at San Francisco. In recent weeks, the bullpen has been a weak spot for the Chicago White Sox, but on Wednesday afternoon in the Big Apple, reliever Matt Albers did something that hadn't been done by a Sox reliever in almost 50 years.


Penguins notebook: Fast start key to Game 5 victory against Sharks

10 Jun, 2016

His proud parents have watched their son's every move both in person as well as on TV, holding playoff parties with friends and family every step of the way. "Weren't we counted out in the first round?" DeBoer said that neither the Penguins nor the Sharks could be expected to dominate 60 minutes of action in any game.


Rafael Nadal to miss Wimbledon because of wrist injury

10 Jun, 2016

Nadal has never excelled on the grass courts in London , but is always a formidable foe owing to his incredibly high class and calibre. It's the first time the 2-time champion has not played Wimbledon since 2009, and the third time after 2004.


Justin Bieber gets in post-Warriors game fistfight, promptly loses

10 Jun, 2016

When the video begins, Bieber pushes the man, who pushes him back. A video revealed that the fight spilled to the ground after a man threw a punch to the star's head and he returned with a right hook to his face. The Huffington Post has reached out to Bieber's representatives and will update this post accordingly. Bieber made his observations after Diaz defeated McGregor at UFC 196.


Joe Hart calls for 'ruthless' edge from England

10 Jun, 2016

Rhondda Cynon Taf council says it is up to individual schools and headteachers if they want to allow pupils to watch Wales play in England in the upcoming Euro 2016 tournament . It is one of three fluffy lions taken to France by the England camp for the tournament, which starts on Friday. "We're the ones going out on the pitch and we're the ones who have to go and do it, so hopefully we can and we'll give everyone good memories".


Neil Lennon lands move back to the Scottish Premiership

10 Jun, 2016

He took time out to come down and see us and obviously I was really impressed with what Leeann has had to say as well so it's very exciting for me obviously. He joins on a 2-year deal, and will be assisted by Garry Parker. "That is going to be tough though". It's a big-city club as well which is another attraction.


Recharged Ricciardo can be a handful for Hamilton

10 Jun, 2016

Here are our talking points, track stats and TV times ahead of this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg is hoping his performance at the Monaco Grand Prix was just a blip in his 2016 title campaign. The 26-year-old Australian driver added that the team was set to employ new strategy software in a bid to avoid any kind of repeat of the pit-stop blunder that cost him victory in Monte Carlo.


Steve Spurrier's name etched onto Florida Gators' field

10 Jun, 2016

In his 12 years leading the Gators, UF won 122 games, lost only 27 and tied one. "We feel this was an appropriate way to commemorate one the most legendary figures in Gator athletics history", UF athletic director Jeremy Foley said. "The Swamp is a special place". It was a sour way for one of the greatest college football coaches to go out, but my hope is now that he's retired, we'll see the Head Ball Coach working with the media much more and staying a part of the game that he's been a ...


Altuve lifts Astros past Rangers

10 Jun, 2016

Darvish appeared to show some discomfort Wednesday night against Houston after a 63 miles per hour breaking pitch that struck out George Springer for the second out of the fifth. "He's come up with some huge home runs, big hits - up and down the game - but there have been some special ones late in the ballgame". In 16 games since Springer took over in the leadoff spot, and Altuve dropped to second, they are hitting a combined.353 (48 of 136).


Jamie Vardy: Arsenal move 'could be catastrophic' for Leicester

09 Jun, 2016

Arsenal are reported to have triggered the release clause in Jamie Vardy's contract, but will he switch to the Emirates? West Ham joint-chairman David Sullivan has claimed the Premier League club were priced out of an audacious swoop for Leicester City and England star Jamie Vardy .


Murray cruises through to French Open fourth round

09 Jun, 2016

Having expended considerable physical, emotional and mental energy battling from behind to beat Radek Stepanek and Mathias Bourgue in five sets, Murray knew he could not afford another epic. Bet365 make Karlovic 8/1, with Andy Murray priced at 1/14. Now Murray serves for the set. Murray hit the ball consistently well, making just four unforced errors in the match.


Braves trade Kelly Johnson to Mets for productive minor-league reliever

09 Jun, 2016

Last July, New York traded for Johnson and his Atlanta teammate Juan Uribe. NY has been seeking to bolster its roster following injuries to third baseman David Wright and first baseman Lucas Duda. I think if we can get some guys a little rest that it would give them a better chance of getting out of this slump and get going again". Morris, 23, made one relief appearance for the Mets last season in his major league debut.


Kyle Larson crew chief suspended over lug nut violation

09 Jun, 2016

Chip Ganassi Racing won't appeal the suspension, as the rules are fairly clear that a missing lug nut on a vehicle postrace would result in a one-race crew-chief suspension and a fine. For the third time in the past four Sprint Cup points races, a crew chief has been suspended for a lug nut violation. Teams of Regan Smith, Matt DiBenedetto and Jamie McMurray all received written warnings from NASCAR after failing pre-race inspection.


TCU beat Gonzaga 4-3, win from 3rd straight Super Regional

09 Jun, 2016

The Gonzaga baseball team continues their march in the NCAA Tournament as they take on TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday. Against Arizona State on Friday, Gonzaga had tremendous pitching and also earned themselves a win and a game against TCU in the winner's bracket.


Rode reveals he rejected Tottenham to join Dortmund

09 Jun, 2016

Dortmund get a very solid midfielder at a fairly cheap price while Bayern make a solid profit off of a player they not only didn't have playing time for, but also signed for free. "I've known [Dortmund manager Thomas] Tuchel since he was a youth coach at Mainz back when I still played for Offenbacher Kickers [Rode's first club].


Shaun Livingston Leads Dominant Bench in Warriors' 104-89 Game 1 Win

09 Jun, 2016

In those nine Game 2 victories, James averaged 29 points , 8.4 rebounds and 6.2 assists, and in the four Finals games he has won after losing the opener, he averaged 30.8 points , 10.5 rebounds, and 6.5 assists. "We didn't finish around the basket, so we've just got to keep playing the same way we were playing", Lue said. It will be particularly worrisome for Cleveland that they were rolled over so easily without much input from the Warriors' two most potent offensive weapons.


'Ali' to return to theaters to celebrate the boxing legend

09 Jun, 2016

The recent announcement of details of the memorial services for Muhammad Ali has some Black folks hopping mad. Officials had planned not to release tickets until 10 a.m. According to family spokesperson, Muhammad Ali's funeral is "open to everybody" on Friday when the boxing legend's life will be celebrated. It will be preceded by a Jenazah - an Islamic funeral prayer programme - on Thursday at the Freedom Hall, where Ali made his winning professional debut.


IOC reveal 10 athletes for refugee Olympic team

08 Jun, 2016

The second priority is Rio. Mabika says they both became official refugees, but had little support. World Health Organization said the meeting date would likely be fixed next week. The list also has Luis Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank who served as Colombia's ambassador to the USA from 1998 to 2005; and Nita Ambani, founder and chair of the India-based Reliance Foundation.



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