Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

He got a long rebound of a shot by Bryan Rust and took advantage of an open quarter of the net to make it 2-1. He bought the catfish in Nashville, then brought it up to Pittsburgh where he prepared it. The series shifts to Nashville on Saturday night for Game 3. "At the end of the day, every time he's on the ice I'm going to be in his face and he's not going to like it", said Subban, who has helped limit Crosby to no points and just one shot in Game 2.

Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup Final

Right from the opening face-off you could tell that this was a different team. What made Josi's performance even more impressive was that he logged almost 25 minutes, often matching up against Crosby, and was missing his defence partner Ryan Ellis for most of the second and all of the third period.

Blue mutt named Stanley set tone for Predators' attacking style

Pekka Renne must be cursed in Pittsburgh as he gave up three goals on nine shots and only played one period in Game 5. Six different players scored goals in the Penguins' rout of the Nashville Predators on Thursday night in Pittsburgh .

Penguins melt Predators, pull ahead in Finals series

Pittsburgh leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. Nashville Predators' Viktor Arvidsson (38) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Carl Hagelin (62) trade punches during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

Domingo backs De Villiers to fire against India

Pakistan spinner Imad Wasim was the one who earned this breakthrough and eventually Sarfraz Ahmed's men registered a 19-run win by the Duckworth Lewis method. The victor of South Africa-India clash on Sunday will go through to the last four while one from Pakistan and Sri Lanka will join in the semis. Everybody gets a first-baller.

India win toss and bowling first vs SAfrica in Champs Trophy

South Africa and India will play their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 fixture at The Oval on Sunday for a place in the tournament's semi-final, Samaa reported. South Africa was finally restricted to 264/7 in their reply, but the crowd surely got their money's worth as both the star players scored centuries.

Rinne ready to bounce back from forgettable game five

The final score tied for the seventh-biggest blowout in Cup Final history. The team, which lost 6-0 in Game 5 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, is down 3-2 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final . Rinne returns to Pittsburgh , where he was shelled in the first two games of the series and is 0-5 with a 4.85 goals-against average and.833 save percentage over his National Hockey League career.

Here's Tiger Woods' Full Field Sobriety Test Video

Woods responded to his arrest a few hours after it happened: "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved". Woods was taken into custody, where he took a breathalyzer test and blew zeroes. Woods' response is not heard. The officer then asks Woods: "Have you had anything to drink tonight?" Tiger Woods is one of the greatest athletes in the history of our country, but this week the pro golfer experienced one of the worst moments of his life.

Penguins crush Predators, take 3-2 lead

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette appeals to linesman Brian Murphy, left, during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . Oh, and don't forget the water bottle toss just moments before Phil Kessel's first goal of the series pushed the lead to 5-0. Saros hardly fared any better.

Liverpool want Dusan Tadic for £13m; player would welcome move

Liverpool released the following statement on the official club website : " Liverpool FC would like to put on record our regret over recent media speculation regarding Southampton and player transfers between the two clubs". The report claims that Southampton's hierarchy are "more determined than ever" to keep hold of Van Dijk and will only allow the Dutchman to leave if a significantly large offer is received.

Can Penguins finally put away opposition on first crack?

Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne might be having flashbacks after allowing two goals on the first six Penguins shots, falling behind 2-0 early in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final . Desperation should probably still fall on our side here where we know we've got to win a game in Pittsburgh. They have to get it right because now one game - one loss - is all it will take for it all to end.

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

Julian Brandt made it six 18 minutes from time before Wagner completed his hat-trick on 85 minutes as Germany continued their flawless start to qualifying, a feat matched only by Switzerland in Group B. Theodor Gebre Selassie opened the scoring for the Czechs nine minutes before half time but an Alexander Soderlund penalty 10 minutes after the restart snatched a draw for the hosts.

Penguins seize control from Predators in Stanley Cup Final series

Home ice advantage has meant everything in this Stanley Cup Final , the Penguins capturing the first two games in the friendly confines of PPG Paints Arena and the Predators holding serve with a pair of wins at a raucous Bridgestone Arena.

Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 series lead

Heading into Nashville, Pittsburgh was leading the series 2-0 but the Predators won Games 3 and 4 and tied the series 2-2. Penguins goaltender Matt Murray shined as well with his first shutout of the series. While the team's shot generation and suppression trends are nearly the same in home versus road performances in these playoffs, the high-danger chance shares split quite a bit - the Penguins accounted for 53.0 percent (96 to 85) of the chances in games at home compared to 48.5 percent ...

Pedrosa takes pole at Catalonia GP, Maverick 9th

I want to be more competitive. Dani Pedrosa claimed pole position for Sunday's Catalan MotoGP after a qualifying session to forget for leading championship contenders Maverick Vinales, Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez on Saturday. Points leader Franco Morbidelli will start from sixth. "With all the tyres it's hard, some make more laps but have less grip, we don't have the right choice [for the] front and rear".

Hamilton emotional after equalling Senna milestone

Hamilton secured his maiden Formula One victory in Montreal 10 years earlier in 2007 and will be racing for his sixth win at the circuit in Sunday's race. "Equalling Ayrton is a massive achievement and he was better man today", the German said. Ayrton - I know for many people - he was your favorite driver and he was the same for me.

Brewers come from behind to drop Giants

Milwaukee's first-inning runs came in an unusual fashion. "I threw him a first-pitch slider after I threw him one in his first at-bat". It marked Anderson's third straight scoreless outing of at least seven innings, joining only three other Brewers pitchers who can claim the same, per Baseball Reference .

England draw was one of the "most emotional games ever" for Strachan

England travel to Hampden Park to play Scotland in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday - looking to tighten their grip on Group F - before facing France in a friendly on Tuesday. 90' - GOAL! Scotland 2-1 England . Kane levels for the Three Lions! "In terms of getting the most out of each other and as a group, it was phenomenal".

Formula One: Hamilton takes Canadian pole, given Senna helmet

Having topped the final practice session, Vettel is eyeing off a chance for victory in tomorrow's race and expects the battle between Mercedes and Ferrari to continue to be tight, despite the defeat in qualifying. "Ayrton was the guy I noticed from the beginning". To receive this is a great honour . The achievement, at a circuit that already holds a special place in his heart, matched that of his late childhood hero Ayrton Senna.

Holmberg, Abreu leads White Sox past Indians

Avisail Garcia got hit by a pitch to load the bases. Tribe starter Corey Kluber overcame a slow start and gave up three runs on seven hits and two bases on balls through six innings to up his record to 4-2. Chicago White Sox's Kevan Smith hits a sacrifice fly off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Bryan Shaw in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Cleveland.

French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

It was not a case of Halep getting tight and choking on a lead but rather Ostapenko getting hot with her high-risk game and hitting her way out of trouble on both wings, so much so that one statistic revealed her forehand was an average hit faster than Andy Murray's.

Gabriel Jesus laid out by Man City 'pal' Otamendi in Melbourne

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will be desperately hoping the injury will not keep Jesus out for a lengthy period. Brazil coach Tite was concerned his star man may have suffered a facial injury, but he should be in contention for the Samba Boys' friendly clash, in Melbourne, against Australia on Tuesday.

Rinne: 'You just have to bury these two games and move ahead'

Rinne allowed three of the four goals he attempted to defend in from his glove-hand side. Nick Bonino scored twice for the Penguins. It was about six weeks ago when Pittsburgh's Kris Letang announced he was injured for the entire playoffs.

Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

From superstars like Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron at the World Cup of Hockey to players you have to look up on , like Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel , everyone's game gets better with Crosby feeding them passes. The Predators have never been in a situation this year in which their backs were against the wall. "Obviously, they played a really strong game and beat us pretty bad (in Game 5)".

Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?

James owns a house in Los Angeles that was recently vandalized. As of now, Cavs fans can breathe easily since James won't be suffering the same effect as Green. "We ain't going back, '" James said . "I'm just glad it was my teammate", Thompson said. Rose later added that this might not happen in the near future, in particular next summer, but he's pretty much sure Cleveland won't be LeBron's last stop before retiring.

LeBron Considering Leaving Cavs for Clippers, Lakers in 2018

READ: Could The Cavs Trade Kevin Love In The 2017 Offseason? If LeBron James expects to win more National Basketball Association championships before he retires, one of two things is likely going to have to happen - the Cleveland Cavaliers get much better, or LeBron leaves town once again.

Lionel Messi reportedly takes a step towards his dream

According to Sport , Messi will be capping off the campaign when he gets married on June 30, less than a week after his 30th birthday. With this new contract Messi will tie himself to Barcelona until he is 34 or 35 years old . Guardiola believes Luis Enrique's replacement, former Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde , is a good appointment for the club. Several of the backroom staff have also been invited but not Enrique or any of the board of directors.

Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko

Here are a few fun facts about Ostapenko. It was a match filled with wild momentum swings between two players displaying completely disparate styles: Ostapenko's grip-it-and-rip-it approach versus Halep's more conservative keep-the-ball-in philosophy.

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach final

Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second compelling semifinal on a sunny day with the temperature touching 81 degrees (27 Celsius). The 25-year-old broke serve in game three as her speed and accuracy proved too much for the wayward Pliskova. Ostapenko said: "In some moments I felt a little bit tight because it was already the semi-final.

Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault

Michigan State Football players Donnie Corley , Demetric Vance and Josh King have been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct! Donnie Corley , Josh King and Demetric Vance are all facing charges of criminal sexual conduct. Eighteen days later, he was accused of sexually assaulting an MSU student. Robertson also had charges dropped in September 2015 after allegations of criminal mischief/damaging property and resisting law enforcement, according to Allen Superior Court 5 records.

Rinne pulled, Pens lead Preds 4-0 in 2nd period

Sidney Crosby had three assists, and goaltender Matt Murray had 24 stops in the shutout. The Penguins chased Pekka Rinne with a three-goal barrage in the first period and kept it going against backup Juuse Saros to push the Predators to the brink of elimination for the first time during their run to the final.

Spitfires beat Otters 4-2 to advance to Memorial Cup final

However, this Spitfires team saw an early exit from the OHL playoffs. Game time is 7 p.m Sunday. "We knew that we had a second opportunity to show that we're the best in the country", he added. The first period was all Spitfires all the time. Taylor Raddysh thought he made it 3-1 with 1:09 to play in the period on a play that had both teams confused, but the goal was called back because of a delayed penalty call on the Otters.

Lakers Rumors: Would Lebron bring any rings to the Lakers? (Simulation)

One more missed opportunity for true definable metric greatness, ignored by the old fusspot Steven Douglas Kerr, who was with the 1996 72-win-and-take-no-prisoners Chicago Bulls, who went 15-3 in the postseason. I got a promotion when I got to the 30s. On the surface, they make little sense as a home for LeBron . "I never really talk about my legacy". "Even my wife was like, my momma and my wife was like, 'I'm not with that.' My mom was definitely like, 'We ain't going back'".

Penguins return home tied

He had a game-high three assists as Pittsburgh took control of the series with a 6-0 victory. That would be familiar to the defending champions, who claimed each of their previous four Stanley Cups on the road. The big Russian boasts an ugly 39 per cent possession mark in the four games so far with five-on-five scoring chances favouring Nashville 24-8. The Penguins didn't produce much in Games 1 and 2 and somehow won going away.

Predators to rely on goalie Pekka Rinne against Penguins

The Penguins are trying to become the first team to win the Stanley Cup in consecutive seasons in almost two decades since Detroit repeated in 1997 and 1998. The Predators goalie, who gave up only two goals in two games in Nashville, gave up two goals in his first six minutes. For instance, on San Jose'sthird goal, the sequence of inevitablity started with a San Jose dump-in.