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Oilers sign defenceman Eric Gryba to two-year contract extension

He also recorded three goals and 27 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games. The 29-year-old, was due to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, signed a two-year deal worth $900,000 per season. The Saskatoon native had played with the Oilers the past two seasons. For Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli, it's another check off his to do list this off-season.

Crosby cements legacy with consecutive Stanley Cup wins

Pittsburgh is the first team to win back-to-back Stanley Cups since the Detroit Red Wings completed that feat back in 1997-1998. It's also the second year in a row that captain Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe trophy as the playoff MVP.

Saul Niguez scores 3 for Spain to reach European U21 final

Five-time champion Italy managed to answer with Federico Bernardeschi nine minutes later with a low shot from inside the area. Spain will face Germany in the final after they had earlier beaten England 4-3 on penalties as their semi-final had finished 2-2 after extra-time.

AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on worldwide future

Malan, who will turn 30 in just over two months, admitted he thought his chance of playing worldwide cricket may have gone. "I don't even think it's in my hands what is going to happen", de Villiers said. And the limited-overs series against West Indies kicks off with a T20 global followed by five ODIs could grab him a more 50-overs slot given that the likelihood of the Ashes contingent of players - Joe Root Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali - being rested.

Jordan Thompson celebrates 'definitely the biggest win of my career'

Andy Murray is planning to donate his entire prize money from the Aegon Championships at Queen's to the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, say multiple reports. "Yeah, pretty much when I got here, someone pulled out, and yeah, I got to play Andy". The win will see Thompson through to round two, where he will play American Sam Querrey .

Former Michigan star Taco Charlton agrees to endorse Texas-based taco chain

Charlton already had a deal with Big Red soda in place, but on Tuesday it was announced that Charlton also would be endorsing Taco Bueno . "Last night, Jerry Jones drafted MI defensive end Taco Charlton to America's Team", Roper said.

New zeal lifts New Zealand to America's Cup win

Yachting's Team New Zealand and the Golden State Warriors come from opposite sides of the Pacific, but have overcome past heartbreak to lift trophies at the expense of their tormentors. It did seem the U.S. had found some extra speed when the teams split two races on Saturday (June 24), but the writing was on the wall after Burling and his crew out-sailed the US in two dominant victories on Sunday (June 25).

Chile through after Australia draw

The German said he profited from confusion in Cameroon's defence, which was generated when the ref initially dismissed Sebastien Siani before the video assistant referee corrected the decision. "Maybe it can be fine-tuned so that decisions are made a bit quicker". Long-serving head coach Low brought up his 100th victory in charge of Die Mannschaft on Sunday and, after Werner's first start of the tournament, he feels the 21-year-old will be of even greater use to Germany once his ...

Vandy players shot in attempt to recover stolen phone

According to a preliminary investigation, Tennyson was selling his phone on the internet and met with a prospective buyer at a Chili's on Monday evening, during which time Tennyson said his cell phone was stolen. The university is monitoring the situation and will determine if any action on the part of the university is appropriate. Police said the incident leading up to the shooting happened on Monday when...

Tom Brady ranked No. 1 in National Football League by fellow players

Brady was also named the No. 1 player in 2011 after winning his second MVP award, but despite his month-long absence last season, this year's top spot is perhaps less surprising. He set a career high with a 28-2 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Brady became just the first player to ever receive the honor twice. The Patriots went 14-1 in the contests he started, including the biggest comeback in Super Bowl History to seal his "one for the thumb".

Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

The Australians had shocked the Chileans when they scored in the 42nd minute. The first semi-final game will be played by Portugal and Chile on Wednesday the 28 of June while the second between Germany and Mexico will be played on Thursday the 29 of June.

Petra Kvitova withdraws from Eastbourne due to injury

Kvitova's triumph in the Midlands came just six months after she suffered serious injuries to her left hand when stabbed by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic in December. I'm really enjoying every match but, still, I think I do have lot of things to improve. "I didn't know how far I will go in Birmingham". 'I've been through a very hard time in my life, and it wasn't about the tennis, but about being able to come back healthy and alive , moving my fingers properly and ...

Yankees place Starlin Castro on 10-day DL

Castro had returned to the starting lineup after getting a shot in his ailing wrist on Saturday. He was batting.313 on the season with 12 home runs in 73 games. Although the Yankees have lost 10 of their last 13 games, they remain tied with the Red Sox atop the AL East. With him on the shelf, the Yankees could look to Wade and Rob Refsnyder to assume the bulk of the duties at second base.

Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, Houston's James Harden and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard are the finalists for MVP of the 2016-17 season. Saric, Brogdon and Embiid are the three finalists for Rookie of the Year to be announced Monday night during the NBA Awards show.

Watch Russell Westbrook's Emotional MVP Speech

Westbrook beat out Houston's James Harden and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard for the honor. Westbrook made the 2016-17 season a memorable one, putting his name in National Basketball Association record books as only the second player ever, and first since Oscar Robertson in 1962, to average a triple-double.

Taylor Swift Congratulates #1 Fan Russell Westbrook on His MVP Win

The NBA formerly gave out its individual awards at various points throughout the postseason before switching to the awards show this season and presenting them all at once in front of the league's top players and stars from the entertainment world.

Serena Williams fires back at McEnroe for snarky 'No. 700' comment

Speaking in 2015, John said he believed he could still beat Serena at tennis. A friend suggested she take a pregnancy test and when it came back positive she "did a double take and my heart dropped". "I see rats all the time". After hearing of the 58-year-old former athlete's NPR interview , Williams - whoseVanity Fair cover was released on Tuesday morning - responded to the remarks on Twitter.

Serena hits back after McEnroe ranks her 700th on men's tour

In another she said: "I've never played anyone ranked there nor do I have time ". Williams , 35, won this year's Australian Open for her seventh Melbourne crown and her 23rd Slam singles title, setting an Open Era record and moving one shy of Margaret Court's all-time Slam singles title record.

Ronaldo confident ahead of Confederations Cup semifinals

The Euro 2016 champions took the lead on 33 minutes through a penalty from their captain, his 75th global goal, before Manchester City-bound midfielder Bernardo Silva knocked in a second from close-range only to pick up an ankle injury which saw him substituted at the break.

Sabres expected to name Phil Housley as next head coach

Housley replaces Dan Bylsma, who was sacked by Buffalo in April after two mediocre seasons with the team. Housley has head-coaching experience but not at the National Hockey League level. Housley had no hard feelings toward his new boss when reminded how the Predators lost to a Penguins team Botterill had a hand in building. It appears the Buffalo Sabres are close to hiring Dan Bylsma's replacement behind the bench.

Rose determined to bounce back from Masters misery

Erin Hills is no Augusta National, in more ways than one. No one has accomplished such a feat since Bobby Jones swept the US and British Opens and Amateurs, the four biggest events of his day, in 1930. "I came away with a really, really good impression". "I definitely hope that I can keep playing well and win many, many more, now that we have our first one".

Leafs centre Auston Matthews wins Calder as NHL's top rookie

Karlsson not only kept up his usual offence with 71 points, but became the second-best shot blocker in hockey and an effective penalty killer. According to NHL.com , McDavid also led the league with 30 multipoint games and 11 games with at least three points.

NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year

Current Rockets coach and former Marshall hoops player Mike D'Antoni was named the NBA Coach of the Year on Monday night. He posted a.420 winning percentage during his three-plus seasons as Knicks coach. For months, there had been debates among sports analysts, journalists, and fans as to which player was most deserving. Draymond Green is the Defensive Player of the Year, ending Kawhi Leonard's two-year reign.

Bulls: No decision yet on Rondo's future with team

Carter-Williams' qualifying offer number for next season was $4,358,247, and he would have been a restricted free agent had the Bulls made a decision to extend an offer. He shot just 36.6 percent from the field during the regular season and bordered on unplayable in the postseason. He was drafted 11th overall in the same year the Bulls took Snell and Carter-Williams burst onto the scene with 16.7 points, 6.3 assists, 6.2 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game in his rookie season with the ...

National Basketball Association draft pick rumor: Philadelphia 76ers might acquire Markelle Fultz

The Sixers plan to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz , but it is not known yet what the Celtics will do with No. 3 - Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, Kansas' Josh Jackson , Duke's Jayson Tatum and North Carolina State's Dennis Smith are viable options.

Vince Young still affected when he sees other National Football League quarterbacks play

Fitzpatrick threw an NFL-high 23 interceptions for the Buffalo Bills in 2011. The Texas legend fizzled out of the NFL in just six seasons after getting selected by the Tennessee Titans in the 2006 NFL Draft. Young described an incident in which he was left behind on a road trip to Philadelphia after he left his ID at home and went to retrieve it. Young recounts closed-door meetings with Fisher in which both men agreed to keep their conversation private; the next day, he says, he'd ...

Players respect Anil Kumble and his decision of resigning: Virat Kohli

Local media has reported that Kohli found Kumble's brand of coaching a bit too assertive and their relationship was beyond fix. Ganguly, however, is optimistic that India will do well in the ODI series against the West Indies that gets under way in Port of Spain on Friday.

Modi invites Trump, his family to India

The US and India could work together on advanced defence equipment and technology at a level with that of America's closest allies. Referring to the GST reform to be implemented across India starting next month, Trump said it was "the largest tax overhaul in your country's history" .

Check out Russell Westbrook's ideal & emotional MVP speech

The Oklahoma City Thunder made the playoffs that year but was knocked out be the Los Angeles Lakers, who later on won the NBA Championship . As People notes , Westbrook is something of a Swiftie: He's posted several videos of himself rocking out to her music on his social media accounts.

Mourinho responds to tax fraud allegations

Perez added: "I will always defend Cristiano as a person and as a footballer". Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid , on June 27.

Current version of Senate health care bill is dead

Other moderate senators such as Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) also expressed reservations about the BCRA. Mr. Sasse has been an understated but strong opponent of the bill as written. And some moderates have said they will decide whether they can support the Better Care Reconciliation Act based on how it will affect Americans who have gained coverage under the ACA during the past few years.

McLaren needs your help to build a life-size Lego 720S at Goodwood

With the participation of the car-crazy Goodwood show goers, it hopes to piece the Lego creation together between Friday and Sunday. McLaren Automotive worked with Speed Champions LEGO team to put together the instructions for the brick replica.

Morgan blames pitch for England calamity

India come third while England are fifth and New Zealand sixth. "Of course, when you're playing at home, you'd like to think conditions are going to be slightly favourable to you". Ben Stokes, usually one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket, needed 64 balls to scrape together 34 runs and he failed to muster a single boundary on a pitch Morgan described as hard to bat on.

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend is 'five month pregnant'

The outing came just days after the footballer's mother Delores rubbished rumours that the couple are expecting a baby - contrary to reports Georgina is five-months-pregnant with their first child. Ronaldo met Georgina, 23, in a Gucci store previous year. Even after the humbling experience of THAT bust , Cristiano Ronaldo's shows of blatant self-love show no sign of slowing down.

Canada's Lance Stroll makes history at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

If Red Bull can capitalise on their new-found pace, it will make the present drivers' standings chart absolutely unpredictable. Stroll held second until the dying moments of the Grand Prix when the Mercedes AMG Petronas of Valtteri Bottas slipstreamed passed to demote the rookie to third.