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Canada to play Finland for gold after semifinal win over Czech Republic Canada to play Finland for gold after semifinal win over Czech Republic
- Мая 27, 2019

Finland had a very strong start to the first period, but failed to capitalise on a number of excellent goal-scoring opportunities. It wasn't all that long before the Finns answered back, as a little less than three minutes into the second frame, the 6-foot-8 Anttila, who was the hero with the game-winner on Saturday, fired one through Matt Murray's legs to tie the game at one. (more...)
Ed’s Driveway: Taking A Few Laps With Indy 500 Legend Mario Andretti Ed’s Driveway: Taking A Few Laps With Indy 500 Legend Mario Andretti
- Мая 27, 2019

IndyCar President Jay Frye told reporters that the race, schedule to begin at noon ET, could start as late as 6 p.m. because of the amount of daylight at this time of year. But a troublesome fuel hose on a pit stop caused a lengthy delay and Rossi was angrily pounding on his steering wheel imploring the Andretti crew to get him back on track. (more...)
The Roger Federer photo that has stunned the tennis world The Roger Federer photo that has stunned the tennis world
- Мая 27, 2019

The 20-time grand slam champion is playing the year's second major tournament for the first time in four years and had no trouble finding his feet on the redeveloped Court Philippe Chatrier as he dispatched Italy's Lorenzo Sonego 6-2 6-4 6-4 in just an hour and 41 minutes. (more...)
Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros Prediction, Preview, and Odds Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros Prediction, Preview, and Odds
- Мая 27, 2019

Osuna recovered to strike out Steve Pearce and got Andrew Benintendi on a popup and a Mitch Moreland groundout to end the inning. David Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first due to flu-like symptoms. (more...)
Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85 Packers legend Bart Starr dies at 85
- Мая 27, 2019

The Packers are now scheduled to play in three of the league's "NFL100 Game of Week" matchups. That was certainly true at Lambeau Field on December 31, 1967, the date of the NFL Championship Game, better known as the "Ice Bowl". But Starr did more in his career than hand off to Paul Hornung and Jim Taylor and ride Lombardi's genius to unprecedented success on the field. Blackbourn presciently told the press, "The boy has a lot of poise". (more...)
Woman, 25, found murdered in popular Melbourne park has been identified Woman, 25, found murdered in popular Melbourne park has been identified
- Мая 27, 2019

Speaking to reporters in the park on Saturday afternoon, Detective Inspector Stamper confirmed police were treating the woman's "horrific" death as a homicide. It comes as Premier Daniel Andrews said men's attitudes to women need to change as Melbourne grapples with another tragic death of a woman. The police are yet to provide further details about the cause of the woman's death. (more...)
Comedy Charlton Error Gives Sunderland Lead In League One Playoff Final Comedy Charlton Error Gives Sunderland Lead In League One Playoff Final
- Мая 26, 2019

Galvanised by this good fortune, Sunderland continued to apply pressure on the shell-shocked Londoners and nearly doubled their advantage 5 minutes later, but Phillips tipped Grant Leadbitter's long-range drive round the post as the keeper looked to atone for his earlier error. (more...)
Bayern Munich Supremo Cautious On Leroy Sane Pursuit Bayern Munich Supremo Cautious On Leroy Sane Pursuit
- Мая 26, 2019

He has admitted to "dealing with this player" when quizzed on Sane, but added in Sport Bild: "I don't comment on names". Also, I had probably just had the best preseason of my career. We sat together as a family on the terrace and talked. Back then we were so strong that there was certainly more possible. The England worldwide was forced to the sidelines during Chelsea's Premier League match against Burnley after suffering an Achilles injury. (more...)
Clearwater’s Keith Thurman vows to end Manny Pacquiao’s career Clearwater’s Keith Thurman vows to end Manny Pacquiao’s career
- Мая 26, 2019

He belongs as a senator - in the Philippines", Thurman boasted. "We're excited to be working with our partners at PBC, Mayweather Promotions and TGB Promotions". "What I am doing to Manny Pacquiao is what he did to Oscar De La Hoya". "I've been boxing for two decades and I'm never scared or intimidated". I'm fighting undefeated Keith Thurman . (more...)
'Voice of the Auburn Tigers,' wife killed in vehicle accident 'Voice of the Auburn Tigers,' wife killed in vehicle accident
- Мая 26, 2019

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from a head injury. "The passenger", Paula Bramblett, "was airlifted from the scene but had to be diverted to EAMC due to the severity of her injuries and died in the emergency from her injuries shortly after arrival there", according to Harris. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann's reps negotiating with Manchester United Antoine Griezmann's reps negotiating with Manchester United
- Мая 26, 2019

Signing Griezmann would nearly certainly mean the club having to sell Philippe Coutinho, and that may prove hard considering his hard start to life at the Blaugrana. The good thing is that Griezmann is a versatile talent, who can play out wide, in the CAM position, as a secondary striker and also as an out and out center forward. (more...)
History beckons Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic History beckons Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic
- Мая 26, 2019

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka says she expects to be 100 percent when she begins her quest for a third consecutive Grand Slam title at the French Open on Sunday. It is beating Rafael Nadal over the best of five sets on a clay court. "I am sure I am not the only one but for me there is an extra incentive to win at Roland Garros for the opportunity to hold all the Slams", Djokovic said. (more...)
Virat Kohli reveals why Vijay Shankar is not playing against New Zealand Virat Kohli reveals why Vijay Shankar is not playing against New Zealand
- Мая 26, 2019

Following their loss, India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that the players will have to play a crucial role in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 due to start from May 30. Indeed, a high-scoring tournament is expected. The 400-mark has now been surpassed 20 times, with eight of those coming at or since the last World Cup. (more...)
Windsor’s D.J. Smith named head coach of Ottawa Senators Windsor’s D.J. Smith named head coach of Ottawa Senators
- Мая 26, 2019

Fourteen seasons later, the 42-year-old Smith was introduced on Thursday as the 14 head coach in the history of the NHL's Ottawa Senators after agreeing to a three-year deal. Before his tenure as head coach with the Generals, he spent the first eight years of his coaching career with the Windsor Spitfires. Keefe is seen more and more as Babcock's eventual successor, but it would be very awkward for both men to be just a few feet apart in the coming months. (more...)
Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament Tiger commits to play in next week's Memorial Tournament
- Мая 26, 2019

Woods will be playing in The Memorial in Dublin, Ohio next weekend. He has never missed the cut in 16 starts at Muirfield and has eight top-10 finishes in total. Thomas has been resting a bone bruise in his right wrist. "I've enjoyed being the Masters champion again, the PGA was a quick turnaround and unfortunately I just didn't play well". (more...)
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert: ‘I think Kyrie will leave Boston’ Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert: ‘I think Kyrie will leave Boston’
- Мая 25, 2019

When the Celtics acquired Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavliers two summers ago, many saw the move as a slam dunk for Boston. What team would want Kyrie with only one year on his contract knowing he could leave after the season? Kyrie Irving verbally committed to re-sign with Boston Celtics prior to the start of the 2018-19 season but has since backtracked and refused to reiterate his commitment. (more...)
England captain Eoin Morgan sustains finger injury ahead of Cricket World Cup England captain Eoin Morgan sustains finger injury ahead of Cricket World Cup
- Мая 25, 2019

Australia has lost six wickets with 276 runs on the scoreboard in 48 overs against host team England in their ICC World Cup warm up match. England captain Eoin Morgan will undergo "a precautionary x-ray" after injuring his left index finger in training, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced. (more...)
Kohli, Finch put England on pole as World Cup drama builds Kohli, Finch put England on pole as World Cup drama builds
- Мая 25, 2019

JOE ROOT says he is happy to see David Warner and Steve Smith back playing in England but warned them they might not receive the warmest of welcomes from fans during the World Cup. Australia named bowling quintet Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Adam Zampa in the match against the Windies, however, it was an unorthodox 12-a-side warm-up match meaning at least one will also miss out on World Cup selection. (more...)
Raptors 120, Bucks 102 Raptors 120, Bucks 102
- Мая 25, 2019

Norman Powell scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 17 points and 13 rebounds and Fred Van Fleet chipped in with 13 points. Leonard missed three of his four attempts in the first but Lowry scored 12 points for the Raptors, who rallied from an early seven-point deficit to lead 32-31 after one. (more...)
Drake Gifted Million-Dollar, Diamond Studded Jacket By His NBA Team Drake Gifted Million-Dollar, Diamond Studded Jacket By His NBA Team
- Мая 25, 2019

Designer Michael Nguyen told The Star that the one-of-a-kind jacket took almost a year and a half to complete, and features at least 235 diamonds embroidered into the pattern of the iconic OVO owl logo. "And the diamonds, of course". It marks a big year for the partnership between the team and its most famous celebrity fan. The one-of-a-kind jacket features a City Edition Raptors jersey inside, which was designed with the help of Drake himself. (more...)