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Sidney Crosby's post-concussion return is only getting more uncomfortable

It was every postseason nightmare the Washington Capitals have experienced over the past few years. The Pittsburgh Penguins, after seeming like world-beaters in the first half of this series, have given up their 3-1 series lead , culminating in their 5-2 drubbing by the Washington Capitals at PPG Paints Arena in Game 6 .

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real's title push

Barca fared better against the top sides than the champions, who clinched a 33rd title, their first in five years, by winning 2-0 at Malaga on Sunday. It was Barcelona's last game at the Camp Nou with its coach Luis Enrique, who is leaving the club after the season ends. Otherwise, we will congratulate the champion.

Jose Mourinho walks out of Man Utd news conference after 11 seconds

When then asked if he knew his team for the final in Stockholm , Mourinho replied: "I know, but let me go". And it was Harrop who opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a superb shot into the far corner - his fourth goal at Old Trafford inside a week after his hat-trick for the Reserves against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday.

Novak Djokovic hires Andre Agassi as coach for French Open

It was all too much for Djokovic, who received a code violation for an audible obscenity in the seventh game of the second set, then double-faulted to hand Zverev match point. "It's just us trying to get to know each other in Paris". It was a tour-best fourth title this year for Svitolina and the most prestigious trophy of her career so far.

Fans impressed with Paul Pogba's performance against Crystal Palace

We are of course talking about Louis van Gaal, who, despite leaving Old Trafford having delivered the FA Cup last season, failed to convince the club's hierarchy that his brand of pass-it-sideways-and-see-what-happens football was moving them in the right direction (ie: forward).

Alisher Usmanov launches £1billion bid to buy Arsenal

English media reported that Kroenke has yet to formally respond to the offer, which was made last month and was reported initially by the Financial Times . One intriguing sideshow to the internal battle is Usmanov's backing of under-fire boss Wenger. According to sources close to the club's top brass, Wenger, 67, no longer enjoys the complete support of the board at The Emirates.

Real Madrid boss Zidane drops F-bomb ahead of Malaga title decider

Indeed, Ronaldo came close to sending Real Madrid 2-0 ahead 10 minutes before the break after meeting a cross from Benzema, but the Portuguese could not find a route past Kameni from close range, with the Cameroon global dropping low to deny the forward a second goal.

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3

The only thing that would make me happy is if the San Antonio Spurs file a lawsuit against the fan and the attorney filing said lawsuit for ignorance, stupidity and embarrassment to the organization and all sports fans everywhere. Part of that is because the game was out of hand for the entire final three quarters, but that's the vicious cycle you play with the Warriors. Leonard maintained it was strictly about his physical readiness for Game 3 and he did not have to overcome a mental ...

Iniesta congratulates Madrid on title win

This title is for our fans. "When you have 60 game per season it's very hard on a physical level, but we've got to this stage with our spirits high and we're flying physically", Zidane said. Zidane won the World Cup, European Championships and Champions League as one of the greatest players of his generation, but said the extra responsibility that comes with being coach made his achievements all the greater.

IPL 2017: Sachin Tendulkar Leads Mumbai Indians' Trophy Celebrations

Though there is a tinge of disappointment among a section of fans with defending champions and home crowd favourites, Sunrisers Hyderabad, bowing out in the play-offs, many are eagerly waiting for the match for they hope it would be a classic contest involving some of the biggest players in contemporary cricket.

'Merci Zizou' - Ronaldo thanks Zidane for LaLiga title

Real Madrid's Isco fights for the ball against Malaga's Keko Gontan during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga , Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017 . What has been most surprising about Madrid's form both domestically and in Europe is that they have been able to maintain it despite missing their other talisman, Wales worldwide Gareth Bale, for much of the campaign.

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

San Antonio players began settling for shots early in possessions and missed the majority of them as the Warriors compiled an 18-point lead in front of a displeased San Antonio crowd of 18,700. "This was just about turning negatives into positives for me, and just appreciating the experience. They got a lead, and they just played their rhythm and they were better than us".

Mourinho seals winning record on 250th Premier League game

Regardless of how much money any Premier League footballer is earning at their club, it's still very encouraging to see players acknowledging their supporters with gestures like this one. Pogba and Jesse Lingard were both substituted before half-time as Mourinho took no chances ahead of an Ajax match that could give them a second major trophy of the season and seal a place in next season's Champions League.

Billy Vunipola Withdraws from British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour of New Zealand

The Lions head coach , Warren Gatland, is used to dealing with the vagaries and misfortunes of injury on this his third Lions tour but this setback will hit him hard. "The pinnacle for any northern hemisphere player is to get the opportunity to pull on the red jersey as a Lion. To lose someone like that is a hammer blow".

Juventus 2-1 Monaco

He now has a chance to win a remarkable fourth Champions League title, probably against his former club's arch-rivals Real Madrid, who take a commanding lead into the second leg of their semi-final against city rivals Atletico on Wednesday.

F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

Vettel leads the points and either he or Hamilton will look for their second Spanish Grand Prix wins, while if Bottas turns in another start like he did in Russian Federation, he could well extend that streak of variety to 11 drivers in 11 years.

Mauricio Pochettino challenges Spurs striker Harry Kane to break 30-goal barrier

Having thrashed Leicester 6-1 in midweek, Spurs seemed content with their lot at the start of the second half, but Clucas' deflected strike beating Lloris only served to reawaken them. He continued: "This was a different season". We finished in the way we wanted. "Now for us it is move on, rest, try to improve the squad and try to challenge next season".

Talladega Heights: Ballad of Ricky Jr

Race victor Ricky Stenhouse Jr . and team owner Jack Roush remained confident despite some lean years together. Busch's No. 18 Toyota engaged Stenhouse's No. So the shortest trip is obviously climbing the fence, crossing the track (which is empty), cut through the infield and get to victory lane. "We did everything that we could do".

Queensland name team for State of Origin

He's a great player and deserves first crack at the number one jumper". If passed fit Thurston will play his 37th straight Origin game. With Johnathan Thurston's fitness in the air, Kevin Walters was desperate to get Anthony Milford into Origin camp, but it had to be on Wayne Bennett's conditions.

Ducks look to flush Game 6 down the toilet

The Ducks need more than a "maybe". It's the primary reason why they could be just 60 minutes from punching their ticket to the Conference Final. On the season, he has 21 points (11 goals) in 11 games, and after his 25-footer ripped by Bernier in the middle period, it looked like Teddy Bears Toss nighth at an Edmonton Oil Kings game.

Canelo Alvarez Tops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Earns September Fight With GGG

It was after the fight, however, in an announcement by Alvarez , that sent shockwaves through the arena. "I feel excited to be part of this big drama show", said Golovkin , 35. Preview: Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . "It wasn't easy making the fight, but it was even harder not announcing the fight".

Boston Celtics shake off Washington Wizards to make National Basketball Association conference finals

It was needed and Olynyk delivered. The long-haired 7-footer from Canada was seemingly right there in the thick of everything over the course of a seven-game battle that ultimately went in the Celtics' favor on Monday night with a 115-105 series-clinching victory at crazy-loud TD Garden.

Roman Abramovich joins in with Antonio Conte chant during title party

He deserved this celebration because he wrote his Chelsea history. In slightly freakish circumstances, Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was asked by Chelsea striker Diego Costa to kick the ball out of play to ensure the Blues got the timing of its celebration correct.

James powers Cavs in record rout of Celtics

Thomas will be re-evaluated Saturday and may be forced to miss Game 3 on Sunday. The Cavs have simply been better across the board and I don't see the Celtics troubling them on the road, especially if Thomas isn't able to play. "We've got to stay together and ride the course". "We've been in this situation before". Frye, in a game his team won by 46, was somehow a minus-two in 14 minutes.

Jones adds Wigglesworth to England squad

Among the squad is Saracens scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth and Jones said he was looking forward to watching him train. "He's always been a good player and I think he's been playing a little bit better". Only one player has knocked me back . "As soon as I pick the team I'll work out the captain". Jones insisted he will not name his captain until after selecting his starting XV, leaving no guarantee that the Argentina tour squad vice-captains Mike Brown, Danny Care and George Ford are ...

President Trump delivers Middle East speech

Women "may be required to provide guardian consent in order to work or access healthcare", according to the organization Human Rights Watch. Ahead of the Arab-Islamic-U.S. Trump praised Bahrain and Kuwait for anti-terrorism efforts. Mr Trump too did not hesitate to single out Iran. She says it includes a pledge to prosecute the financing of terrorism, including individuals.

Trump urges Muslims to fight 'crisis' of extremism in Saudi speech

Trump's accusations against Iran came just two days after Iran held its presidential election, where more than 70 percent of eligible voters elected incumbent Hassan Rouhani for another four years. Saudi Arabia bans women from driving and requires them to get permission from a male guardian to travel, marry and exit prison. "Terrorism is sponsored through groups like Hizbollah, by Iran, but there are also Sunni Islamic terrorist groups that the Iranians are fighting, not least Islamic ...

In Saudi Arabia, Trump Calls for Unity in Terror Fight

The major speech in Saudi Arabia is Trump's first foreign speech and part of an eight-day trip where he'll also visit Israel, Pope Francis and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Mr Trump is now on his first presidential trip overseas, with Saudi Arabia the first stop on a nine-day journey that includes Israel, Italy and Belgium.

In Saudi Arabia, Trump Calls for Unity in Terror Fight

The major speech in Saudi Arabia is Trump's first foreign speech and part of an eight-day trip where he'll also visit Israel, Pope Francis and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Mr Trump is now on his first presidential trip overseas, with Saudi Arabia the first stop on a nine-day journey that includes Israel, Italy and Belgium.

Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Trump met with Saudi leaders and signed a new $110 billion arms agreement with the kingdom. Drive them out of your communities. But even as he addresses the Muslim world on Sunday, his administration is continuing to defend the executive order Trump signed to bar visitors from six Muslim-majority countries, which was blocked in U.S.

Trump might quit saying 'radical Islamic terrorism'

Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this earth". "Muslim nations must be willing to take on the burden that we are going to defeat terrorism and send its wicked ideology into oblivion".

'Drive them out': Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

In response to the Iranian elections and the impact on the situation in the region, Tillerson said, "We are open to dialogue with anyone, and we are ready to cooperate with them and talk to them in a timely manner", emphasising the need to put pressure on the Yemeni parties to find an appropriate solution given the tragic situation witnessed by the Yemeni people.

Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

Tanaka, who gave up seven runs in his previous start, was unable to turn things around. However, Andriese still got the win, giving up five runs and six hits in five-plus innings. Robertson started the bottom of the fifth off with a single. It's not a Phil Wellman meltdown , but the Rays crowd sure liked it. On Friday in the opener, the Rays eked out a 5-4 win.

Ed Carpenter fastest on 3rd day of Indy 500 practice

Alonso said: "Everything went according to plan". The team used those runs to test something in the background on the engine tuning. The 35-year-old Spaniard is competing at Indy - and on an "oval" track for the first time in his career - at the expense of the Monaco Grand Prix, as he bids to secure the next leg of the so-called "triple crown".

Si Woo Kim exits AT&T Byron Nelson with back injury

He finished three strokes behind South Korea's Si Woo Kim and showed the fighting quality that has made him so popular with fans around the world. Liam Glynn, BoyleSports spokesperson, said: "Hats off to the Dublin savvy punter who picked Si Woo Kim to win the Players Championship at the massive odds of 500/1".